PALM BEACH -- Florida's Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal has denied the appeal from Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds in a lawsuit that found in favor of a Florida man who sued the tobacco companies for hiding the dangers of smoking, alleging the plaintiff’s medical expert testimony wasn’t qualified.
The commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service IRS responded Feb. 15 to petitioner CRI-Leslie in a dispute over a forfeited deposit of $9.7 million and the question of whether this amount was correctly or incorrectly claimed as a capital asset from a 2008 tax filing.
North Miami Beach attorney Mordechai L. Breier has been suspended for 30 days following a Jan. 11 Florida Supreme Court amended order after grievances were filed with the The Florida Bar by two former clients.
Attorney James M. Beck said there is little legal juice to appealing a Florida state appeals court ruling reversing an order to dismiss an Engle-progeny action with prejudice and reviving a case concerning the death of a smoker.
TALLAHASSEE — In a recent decision, a Florida appellate court has reversed an opinion, indicating that a workers’ compensation insurer is still on the hook after failing to meet its responsibilities during a 120-day pay and investigative period.
NAPLES, Fla. -- Ave Maria School of Law was given good news earlier this month as the Council of the American Bar Association’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions lifted several remedial actions that the body placed on the institution in 2016.
Attorney Jeffrey William Butcher of Ithaca, New York, practicing in Florida for more than 18 years, has been reciprocally disbarred following a Jan. 11 Florida Supreme Court order after his guilty plea last spring for attempted perjury, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
Gainesville attorney Kevin Matthew Conner, who practiced law for less than three years, has been suspended for 60 days following a Jan. 18 Florida Supreme Court order after he entered no contest pleas to two 2016 DUI charges, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
Jacksonville attorney Ian James Christensen has been disbarred following a Jan. 18 Florida Supreme Court order over improper legal advice he allegedly gave clients who were cultivating medical marijuana, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.