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Contempt case unusual because judge bypassed Florida Bar, attorney says

WEST PALM BEACH (Florida Record) – A case like that of a Palm Beach County assistant public defender battling professional misconduct allegations is exceptionally rare but it’s not unheard of in more conventional channels, a Miami attorney said during a recent interview.

Employee alleges AAA Discount Water Outlet - The Waterman Inc. owes unpaid overtime

ORLANDO – A water technician is suing his Brevard County employer citing alleging unpaid wages.

Excell Electric Systems LLC alleged to have not paid overtime wages

MIAMI – An electrician has filed a class-action lawsuit against his former employers alleging he worked an average of 82 hours per week but was not paid overtime.

Navient Solutions Inc. accused of telephone harassment

MIAMI – A consumer alleges that debt collector has robocalled him more than 100 times.

Man claims Chinatopia is not ADA compliant

FORT LAUDERDALE – A man alleges a Hollywood restaurant denies full access to the disabled.

Cruise passenger alleges he was injured on shore excursion

MIAMI – A cruise passenger alleges he was injured while on a snorkeling trip.

Unum Life Insurance alleged to have wrongfully denied benefits

TAMPA – A woman alleges she was wrongfully denied disability benefits.

Former employee alleges Roy Mizell & Kurtz Funeral Home did not pay overtime

MIAMI – An assistant to the director has filed suit against a funeral home alleging he was not paid overtime wages.

Tampa resident accuses Comenity Bank of telephone harassment

TAMPA – A consumer alleges that a bank has called her hundreds of times in an attempt to collect a purported debt belonging to an unknown individual.

Flower company files suit against Miami man alleging copyright infringement

FORT LAUDERDALE – A sculptural flower company alleges that a Miami individual and an Arkansas business unlawfully reproduced photographs without permission.

Man accuses Principal Life Insurance Co. of wrongful termination of benefits

MIAMI – A former Ohio Moulding Corp. employee alleges his disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Three employees accuse Swissport SA LLC of unpaid overtime wages

MIAMI – Three employees working for a business at the Miami International Airport allege that they were not paid all of their overtime wages.

Condo owners, agency seek declaration over use of Land's End mark

TAMPA – Treasure Island condo owners and its St. Pete Beach agency are seeking the court's help over accusations that they infringed copyrights.

Former server alleges Il Gabbiano restaurant owes wages

MIAMI – A former server has filed a class-action lawsuit against a Miami restaurant and its owner over allegations they didn't pay employees proper wages.

Woman claims she was injured during cruise on Norwegian Epic

MIAMI – A Norwegian Epic passenger is suing the cruise vessel owners over injuries she alleges she sustained while on the ship.

Female attorneys in Florida report widespread gender bias

TALLAHASSEE – A study sent to female members of the Florida Bar's Young Lawyer Division (YLD) revealed a significant number of women had experienced gender bias.

Bahamas Celebration owner accused of negligence after passenger allegedly injured head

MIAMI – A Michigan woman who took a cruise on the vessel the Bahamas Celebration alleges she injured her head while on the ship.

Security officer alleges Pacific Tomato Growers owes him unpaid wages

TAMPA – A security officer has filed a class-action lawsuit his former employers over allegations that he was misclassified from receiving overtime wages.

Maintenance worker alleges Avesta Homes misclassified home from receiving overtime

TAMPA – A Hillsborough County man alleges that his employer has not properly paid him for all hours worked.

Former employee alleges he was wrongfully terminated by Stewart Title Co.

MIAMI – A business development officer is suing his former employer over allegations he was wrongfully terminated because of his age.