A spokesman for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. remained mum in the face of a recent court setback after a Florida judge ordered the tobacco company to continue paying the state millions of dollars annually to offset medical costs caused by smoking despite R.J. Reynolds' selling off several of its best-known cigarette brands to a British firm.
Five North Broward Health District officials have been indicted by a 17th Judicial Circuit Court grand jury alleging they violated Florida’s open-government law by holding meetings without public notice during which they discussed the termination of the former interim CEO.
TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Nearly 40 percent of civil cases pending in federal courts across the country are consolidated into multidistrict litigation, resulting in “a shift away from the rule of law to a system of arbitrary justice,” says Tampa attorney Brian Donovan in his new book on his experience and frustrations with MDL.
Executor sues nursing homes
CLEARWATER — An executor is suing Suncoast Manor Retirement Community Inc. d/b/a Westminster Suncoast and Westminster Services Inc., nursing homes, citing alleged negligence, and wrongful death