News from January 2017

Flint Family Farms Sales seasonal workers allege they were not paid minimum wage

By Wadi Reformado | Jan 2, 2017

FORT MYERS – Six seasonal farm workers allege they were not properly compensated by a DeSoto County business for their labor.

New You Media alleges it did not infringe copyright of company with use of soup photo

By Wadi Reformado | Jan 2, 2017

MIAMI – A Fort Lauderdale company alleges a Rhode Island business does not have the authority to threaten litigation against it over the use of a photo of black bean soup.

Former dancers allege Tootsie's Cabaret did not pay minimum, overtime wages

By Wadi Reformado | Jan 2, 2017

MIAMI – A Miami adult entertainment club is accused of misclassifying its exotic entertainers and dancers as independent contractors in a class action filed by two former dancers.

Consumer alleges app developer Everalbum sends spam text messages

By Wadi Reformado | Jan 2, 2017

MIAMI – A woman alleges she received text message spam from an app developer that she does not do business with.

Santander Consumer alleged to have called woman more than 400 times

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 2, 2017

FORT MYERS – A Lee County woman claims she has received hundreds of calls from debt collector.

Motorist files suit against State Farm over underinsured motorist claim

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 2, 2017

SANFORD – A Sanford motorist alleges his insurer wrongfully denied his claim after an accident.

Former Advocator Group employee claims she was terminated for complaining about not receiving overtime pay

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 2, 2017

ORLANDO – A woman alleges that her former Seminole County employer failed to provide employees overtime pay. 

CANVS Corp. claims night vision devices infringe patent

By Wadi Reformado | Jan 2, 2017

MIAMI – A Coral Gables company alleges four companies have infringed its patent with their night vision goggles.

Man seeks allegedly unpaid overtime wages from Campany Roof Maintenance

By Wadi Reformado | Jan 2, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH – A West Palm Beach roofing company is alleged to have not paid an employee overtime compensation.

Man claims Synchrony Bank has called him 300 times to collect alleged debt

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 2, 2017

JACKSONVILLE – A Jacksonville man claims he has been contacted by two debt collectors several times after asking the calls to stop.

Woman alleges she was terminated by Morgan Stanley & Co. because of her race

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 2, 2017

TAMPA – An African-American woman claims her former Hillsborough County employer terminated her because of her race.

Driver files suit over alleged injuries in Bay Pines Boulevard accident with USPS driver

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 2, 2017

TAMPA – A St. Petersburg woman claims she was injured in a collision with a U.S. Postal Service employee.

Former drivers claim USA Transporter Services made unlawful deductions from wages

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 2, 2017

ORLANDO – Two Orange County residents claim a transportation company did not adequately compensate them and made unlawful deductions from their paychecks.

African-American woman alleges she was wrongfully terminated by Waste Pro USA

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 2, 2017

ORLANDO – A woman alleges she was wrongfully terminated by Daytona Beach company.

KX Wholesale Seafood allegedly did not pay former assistant general manager overtime

By The Florida Record | Jan 2, 2017

TAMPA – A former assistant general manager for a wholesale seafood company in Hillsborough County alleges he was not paid overtime.

Consumer alleges Credit Corp. misrepresented debt amount

By Wadi Reformado | Jan 3, 2017

MIAMI – A Broward County resident claims a debt collector misrepresented the amount owed on a debt.

B&G Equipment clams Airofog USA copied sprayer design

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 3, 2017

TAMPA – A Georgia pest control manufacturer claims a Brooksville pest control products distributor copied its sprayer design.

Work Tools International Inc. claims paintbrush does not infringe Ohio company's patent

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 3, 2017

TAMPA – A Largo paintbrush manufacturer alleges it has not infringed an Ohio company's patent.

Man claims Monterey Financial Services has called more than 300 times for debt owed by another person

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 3, 2017

TAMPA – A St. Petersburg man claims a California debt collector has called hundreds of times for a debt he does not owe.

Former Brocato's Sandwich Shop employee claims she was not paid for overtime work

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 3, 2017

TAMPA – A former employee of a Hillsborough County sandwich shop falsified and failed to accurately record the hours she worked.

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