News from December 2018

Man says property manager's negligence resulted in accident, injuries

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 27, 2018

A business invitee is suing Lakeside at Winter Park LLC and Radco Management Inc., property manager, citing alleged negligence.

Florida resident claims insurance carrier breached contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 27, 2018

A Florida resident is suing Security First Insurance Company, an insurance carrier, citing alleged breach of contract.

Insurance company allegedly failed to pay claim

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 27, 2018

Property owners are suing an insurance company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Orlando real estate buyers accuse sellers of breach of duty

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 27, 2018

ORLANDO — Two real estate buyers are suing a broker and an agent, alleged breach of duty and negligence.

Property owners sue Insurance company, allege failure to indemnify

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 27, 2018

Property owners are suing an insurance company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Woman sues insurance company she says did not pay covered losses

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 27, 2018

A property owner is suing an insurance company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Foreign corporation sues Florida company, alleges breach of contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 27, 2018

A foreign corporation is suing Jet Fleet Management LLC, a Florida company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Woman sues companies she says neglected her damaged rental home

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 27, 2018

A Seminole businesswoman in a lawsuit filed March 27 alleges two companies ignored her repeated complaints regarding a leaky roof and mold infestation in her rental home following damage incurred during Hurricane Irma.

Student suing educational institution after assault

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 27, 2018

A student is suing an educational institution, citing alleged negligence and breached of duty.

Safway Services suing multiple companies, citing breach of contract

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 27, 2018

A foreign limited liability company is suing various companies for breach of contract, citing alleged unjust enrichment and refusal to apply payments.

Broward homeowners allege insurance company failed to fully pay for hurricane damage

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 27, 2018

Two Pembroke Pines homeowners are suing an insurance company, alleging breach of contract.

Ocala attorney indefinitely suspended after allegedly abandoning practice

By Karen Kidd | Dec 27, 2018

Ocala attorney John Ralph Borland has been indefinitely suspended following an Nov. 28 Florida Supreme Court order after he allegedly abandoned his practice, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Coral Gables attorney disbarred following alleged noncompliance with suspension conditions

By K. Barrett Bilali | Dec 27, 2018

Suspended Coral Gables attorney Aldo Guillermo Busot Jr. has been disbarred following a Dec. 21 Florida Supreme Court order for allegedly failing to comply with the conditions of his suspension handed down earlier this year, according to an announcement by The Florida Bar.

Miami attorney reprimanded following failure to comply with suspension requirements

By Karen Kidd | Dec 27, 2018

TALLAHASSEE – Miami attorney Robert Reza Dixon was disbarred following an Nov. 1 Florida Supreme Court order for allegedly failing to comply with a suspension handed down earlier this year, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Bondi Announces $68 Million Multistate Settlement with UBS for Artificially Manipulating Interest Rates

By Press release submission | Dec 28, 2018

Florida Office of the Attorney General issued the following announcement on Dec. 21.Attorney General Pam Bondi today announced a $68 million, 40-state settlement, with UBS for fraudulent conduct involving the manipulation of the London Interbank Offered Rate.

MICHAEL L. FEINSTEIN: Business Litigation Involving Spotify Comes To A Settlement

By Press release submission | Dec 28, 2018

Certain companies may not take the correct steps to ensure that they have received the necessary permissions to use a product. In such cases, the companies that own the rights to those products may suffer damages.

Miami attorney faces disbarment after allowing legal assistant to live in client's house

By Karen Kidd | Dec 28, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Miami attorney Peter Dale Fellows faces disbarment following a Dec. 4 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations that included allowing a legal assistant to live in a client's house, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Oft-suspended Miami attorney disbarred following communication issues in appeal

By Karen Kidd | Dec 28, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Miami attorney Kenneth Joseph Kukec has been disbarred following a Nov. 29 Florida Supreme Court order and five suspensions in less than five years, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Fort Pierce attorney publicly reprimanded after client's appeal dismissed for lack of brief

By Karen Kidd | Dec 28, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Fort Pierce attorney Derek Vaughn Lewis has been publicly reprimanded following a Nov. 15 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations he botched an appeal, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Atlantic Beach attorney faces suspension over allegations in 3 client matters

By Karen Kidd | Dec 28, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Atlantic Beach attorney Brett Allen Mearkle faces a 90-day suspension following a Dec. 20 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations he did very little or no work on three client cases, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

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