News from June 2018

Dr. P. Phillips Hospital accused of botching robotic surgery

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 1, 2018

ORLANDO — A couple is suing Orlando Health Inc., doing business as Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, alleging loss of consortium, negligence, and vicarious liability.

Brick City Southern Kitchen allegedly bailed on rental agreement before deal was done

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 1, 2018

ORLANDO — A rental services company is suing Mojo Brick City Barbeque LLC, doing business as Brick City Southern Kitchen, alleging alleged breach of contract.

Linco Auto Parts accused of failing to maintain property, resulting in woman's injuries from fall

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 1, 2018

CLEARWATER — A shopper is suing a building and property owner, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Homeowner claims Olympus Insurance reneged on paying up after home catches on fire

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 1, 2018

ORLANDO — A homeowner is suing an insurer for breach of contract, alleging the company refused to pay full coverage of damages due to a fire.

Shopper claims he tripped and fell over unmarked barricade in Orlando Lowe's store

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 1, 2018

ORLANDO — A shopper is suing a home improvement store, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Florida motorist allegedly injured fellow driver by rear-ending his vehicle in Orange County

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 1, 2018

ORLANDO — A Florida resident is suing Carla Anne Love, a motorist, citing alleged negligence.

Orange County sued by assistant fire chief who claims hostile work environment due to age and race

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 1, 2018

ORLANDO — A former firefighter is suing Orange County, alleging age discrimination, a hostile work environment and an unsafe work environment.

Public reprimand for Miami Beach attorney who reportedly victimized elderly neighbor

By Karen Kidd | Jun 1, 2018

Miami Beach attorney Tonia Marie Troutwine will be publicly reprimanded following a Florida Supreme Court order filed earlier this spring after she reportedly tried i to improperly assume power of attorney over an elderly neighbor in 2014, according to the Florida Bar Association.

West Palm Beach attorney suspended for allegedly serving invalid subpoena

By Karen Kidd | Jun 1, 2018

West Palm Beach attorney Andrew David Stine was briefly suspended earlier this year following an April 12 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations he served an improper subpoena in a child abuse case, according to Florida Supreme Court documents.

Winter Park driver claims motorist's negligence caused crash at Semoran and Colonial

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2018

ORLANDO — A Winter Park resident is suing another driver, alleging negligence.

Collins Asset says Miami property owner hasn't paid $114,552 mortgage

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2018

ORLANDO — A Texas-based company is suing a Florida resident for unjust enrichment due to unpaid debt.

Bedrock Construction accuses property owner of refusing to turn over land despite purchase agreement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2018

ORLANDO — A construction company is suing a real property owner, citing alleged breach of contract.

North Miami Beach attorney indefinitely suspended over allegations arising from divorce

By Karen Kidd | Jun 2, 2018

North Miami Beach attorney Madsen Marcellus Jr. has been indefinitely suspended following an April 25 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations arising from his 2010 divorce, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Florida resident says Aetna violated his privacy by sharing HIV status

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2018

ORLANDO — A Florida resident who is HIV-positive is suing Aetna Health Inc. for negligence and breach of contract, alleging the insurer violated his privacy under the federal law restricting the release of medical information.

Birchwood Inn accused of negligence by patron thrown out of Canopy Rooftop Lounge

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 2, 2018

CLEARWATER — A patron is suing Birchwood Inn Partners LLP and Birchwood Inn LLC, doing business as The Canopy Rooftop Lounge, alleging negligence.

Melbourne attorney suspended after allegedly closing office, abandoning clients

By Karen Kidd | Jun 2, 2018

​Melbourne attorney Rolando Enrique Rodriguez has been indefinitely suspended following a Florida Supreme Court order over allegations he closed his law office without notice and abandoned his clients, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Woman with support animal claims discrimination against HOA

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 2, 2018

A Port Charlotte woman in a lawsuit claims she was denied her emotional support dog at her home, which caused her a great deal of distress.

Estate of family killed in Brevard County crash says defective Goodyear tires to blame

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2018

ORLANDO — Florida residents are suing The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Joseph and Karina Prosser, alleging their negligence resulted in multiple wrongful deaths.

Federal judge transfers negligence lawsuit against The WIllough at Naples to Florida

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 2, 2018

​A man seeks damages after he alleges he was treated in a negligent fashion at healthcare facility in Naples while he was receiving treatment, but his case won't be heard in his home state of Maryland.

Transition House accused of violating FLSA by not paying overtime

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 2, 2018

CLEARWATER — A former employee is suing The Transition House Inc., alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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