News from November 2018

Orlando property alleges insurance company failed to pay for hurricane damage

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2018

CLEARWATER — An Orlando property owner is suing a licensed insurer, alleging breach of an insurance policy.

Pinellas County driver alleges Geico won't cover crash caused by another motorist

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County motorist is suing another driver and Geico, alleging negligence and breach of an insurance contract.

Note holder alleges Orange County borrower owes $45,000

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2018

ORLANDO — A note holder is suing an Orange County borrower, alleging default on a promissory note of more than $45,000.

Former student alleges high school's negligence led to injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2018

ORLANDO — A former student is suing the Orange County school system, alleging negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff.

Widow alleges medical providers' negligence caused husband's death

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 1, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County widow is suing medical providers, alleging negligence and vicarious liability.

Coral Gables' use of license plate readers goes against Constitution, New Civil Liberties Alliance attorney says

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 1, 2018

Coral Gables resident Raul Mas Canosa is suing the city and the state in a complaint that alleges he has been followed for years through the use of the state's license plate readers, and his attorney believes his client's constitutional rights have been violated.

Bay Harbor Islands attorney reprimanded for inappropriate contact with opposing counsel's client

By Karen Kidd | Nov 1, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) – Bay Harbor Islands attorney Sheldon J. Burnett was publicly reprimanded following an Oct. 18 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations he inappropriately contacted an opposing counsel's client during litigation in 2016, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

St. Petersburg attorney disbarred for allegedly failing to comply with a disciplinary order

By Karen Kidd | Nov 2, 2018

St. Petersburg attorney Kelley Andrea Bosecker has been disbarred over allegations she failed to comply with a previous disciplinary order.

Vero Beach attorney suspended for allegedly failing to supervise non-attorney employees

By Karen Kidd | Nov 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Vero Beach attorney Jonathan Fredrick Bull has been suspended following an Oct. 18 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations he failed to properly supervise non-lawyer employees, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Former FSU attorney disbarred following conviction in child sex sting

By Karen Kidd | Nov 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Longtime Tallahassee attorney Dayton Michael Cramer has been disbarred following an Oct. 15 Florida Supreme Court order following his conviction earlier this year for trying to have sex with a 13-year-old girl, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Miami attorney suspended over inappropriate communication with opposing counsel's client

By Karen Kidd | Nov 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Miami attorney John H. Faro has been suspended following a Sept. 28 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations stemming from a legal malpractice lawsuit against him and his firm, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Winter Springs attorney voluntarily disbarred ahead of misappropriation allegations

By Karen Kidd | Nov 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Winter Springs attorney Christopher Tracy Fulmer faces voluntarily disbarment following an Oct. 4 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations he misappropriated tens of thousands of dollars, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Fort Pierce attorney suspended for not paying federal income taxes

By Karen Kidd | Nov 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Fort Pierce attorney John Kevin Griffin has been suspended following an Sept. 6 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations arising from issues with his federal income taxes, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Former assistant statewide prosecutor suspended following theft conviction

By Karen Kidd | Nov 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Kissimmee attorney and former assistant statewide prosecutor Thomas Anthony Sadaka faces indefinite suspension following an Oct. 15 Florida Supreme Court order following his conviction on a theft charge, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Jacksonville attorney faces 3-year suspension in single client matter

By Karen Kidd | Nov 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Jacksonville attorney Robert Patrick Selzer faces a three-year suspension following an Oct. 18 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations stemming from a single client matter, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Hialeah attorney indefinitely suspended after wire fraud, conspiracy conviction in QVC scheme

By Karen Kidd | Nov 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — Hialeah attorney Eric Allen Waraftig has been indefinitely suspended following a Sept. 26 Florida Supreme Court order and his conviction for wire fraud and conspiracy in a scheme to bilk a cable shopping network, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

From Legal Newsline

Fort Lauderdale considers suing Big Oil amidst federal court rulings rejecting climate change theories

By John Sammon | Nov 2, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE (Legal Newsline) – The Fort Lauderdale City Commission is considering suing oil companies over the climate change activists say could raise sea coastal levels to catastrophic proportions.

Ocoee property buyers allege real estate company failed to disclose problems

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 2, 2018

ORLANDO — Ocoee property buyers are suing a real estate company, alleging breach of purchase and sale agreement.

Union Park resident alleges insurance company failed to pay for water damage

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 2, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Union Park homeowner is suing a licensed insurer, alleging breach of an insurance policy.

Winter Garden property owners allege insurance carrier failed to pay for hurricane damage

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 2, 2018

CLEARWATER — Two Winter Garden property owners are suing a licensed insurer, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

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