News from December 2018

Orlando homeowners allege denial of insurance coverage after hurricane

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 4, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orlando couple is suing an insurance company, alleging breach of contract.

Customer alleges Panera negligence caused fall

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 4, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orange County customer is suing Panera Bread, alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.

Summary judgement denied on appeal in case of deaf patient not provided with sign language interpreter at Lifemark Hospitals

By Megan Sims | Dec 4, 2018

An appeals court reversed a decision to grant a motion for summary of judgement to Lifemark Hospitals after a deaf man claimed his rights had been impeded upon during a mental evaluation.

Orlando homeowner alleges insurance company failed to cover water damage

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 5, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orlando homeowner is suing a licensed insurer, alleging breach of an insurance policy.

Creditor alleges health care supply company owes $65,000

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 5, 2018

CLEARWATER — A creditor is suing a health care supply company, alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Lakeland couple accuses Macy's of cookware design defect

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 5, 2018

ORLANDO — A Lakeland couple is suing Macy's, alleging design defect and manufacturing defect of a pressure cooker.

Remodeling company alleges Orlando homeowner owes $115,500

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 5, 2018

ORLANDO — A remodeling company is suing an Orlando homeowner, alleging breach of contract.

Service provider accuses accounting firm of failing to pay

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 5, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County accountancy service provider is suing an accounting firm, alleging unfair and deceptive trade practices.

Winter Garden homeowners allege insurance company failed to cover hurricane damage

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 5, 2018

ORLANDO — Two Orlando homeowners are suing a licensed insurer, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Customer alleges Wawa's negligence led to injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 5, 2018

CLEARWATER — A customer is suing Wawa, alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.

Insured driver alleges State Farm breached insurance contract

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orange County motorist is suing State Farm, alleging breach of an insurance policy.

Parents accuse Orlando medical service providers of negligence in son's delivery

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

ORLANDO — Two parents are suing Orlando medical service providers, alleging negligence in the delivery of the plaintiffs' son.

Ohio couple accuses timeshare property operators of deceptive business practices

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

ORLANDO — An Ohio couple is suing timeshare property operators, alleging deceptive business practices.

Motorist alleges another driver's negligence caused crash

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

CLEARWATER — A motorist is suing another driver and his employer, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Customer alleges JCPenney negligence led to injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County woman is suing JC Penney, alleging negligence led to injuries to the plaintiff.

Customer alleges e-cigarette's battery exploded

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 6, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Seminole County woman is suing makers of e-cigarettes, alleging breach of implied warranty and strict liability.

Court denies lawn company's motion for relief from final judgment in in case alleging failure to pay overtime

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 6, 2018

MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for Southern District of Florida recently denied a lawn maintenance company's motion for relief from final judgment in a case that alleged the company failed to pay overtime wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Judge denies requests for summary judgment from both sides in suit claiming law firm violated family leave act

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 6, 2018

MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently denied motions from both parties in a lawsuit in which an attorney claimed the law firm she worked for violated the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

St. Petersburg senior living facility operators blamed for resident's death

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 7, 2018

CLEARWATER — A personal representative is suing St. Petersburg senior living facility operators, alleging negligence in the death of a resident.

Orange County motorist alleges another driver caused crash

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 7, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orange County motorist is suing a vehicle owner and driver, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

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