News from April 2019

Case activity for Thomas Venetucci vs Jr Davis Construction Company on April 26

By The Florida Record | Apr 28, 2019

The 9th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida reported the following activities in the suit brought by Thomas Venetucci and Sasha Gonzalez against Jr Davis Construction Company and Surrey Homes LLC on April 26:

From Legal Newsline

At Univ. of Colorado, climate change plaintiffs present their side; Energy industry says event was 'one-sided'

By William Sassani | Apr 29, 2019

BOULDER, Colo. (Legal Newsline) – “This has nothing to do with national climate policy.”

Defense paints picture of woman smoking not from nicotine addiction, but loneliness

By John Sammon | Apr 30, 2019

FORT LAUDERDALE – Defense attorneys on Monday sought to portray plaintiff Karla Zingaro as a lonely woman who took to smoking because she enjoyed it and to help her deal with personal and family problems, not because of nicotine addiction as plaintiff attorneys contend.

April 22: Pinellas Circuit Court docket for malpractice - medical cases

By The Florida Record | Apr 30, 2019

The following malpractice - medical-related cases were on the docket in the Pinellas Circuit Court on April 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

April 22: Pinellas Circuit Court docket for malpractice cases

By The Florida Record | Apr 30, 2019

The following malpractice-related cases were on the docket in the Pinellas Circuit Court on April 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

April 22: Pinellas Circuit Court docket for negligence cases

By The Florida Record | Apr 30, 2019

The following negligence-related cases were on the docket in the Pinellas Circuit Court on April 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

April 22: Pinellas Circuit Court docket for contracts and indebtedness cases

By The Florida Record | Apr 30, 2019

The following contracts and indebtedness-related cases were on the docket in the Pinellas Circuit Court on April 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Pinellas Circuit Court: Actions Taken on April 22

By The Florida Record | Apr 30, 2019

The Pinellas Circuit Court reported the following activity on April 22 in the suits below:

April 22: Pinellas Circuit Court docket for auto negligence cases

By The Florida Record | Apr 30, 2019

The following auto negligence-related cases were on the docket in the Pinellas Circuit Court on April 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: Florida Landscaping Company to Pay $44,280 in Back Wages for Overtime Violations After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation

By Press release submission | Apr 30, 2019

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Competitive Edge Group Inc. – operating as Competitive Edge Landscaping and based in Longwood, Florida – will pay $44,280 in back wages to 75 employees for violating the overtime and recordkeeping requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: BACK THE BLUE ALERT: Attorney General Moody Recognizes Largo Police Officer

By Press release submission | Apr 30, 2019

Attorney General Ashley Moody today presented a Back the Blue Award to Largo Police Officer Jonathon DePierre for his heroic efforts during a water rescue.

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: Chambers USA 2019 Ranks 94 Bradley Attorneys and 27 Practice Areas

By Press release submission | Apr 30, 2019

Bradley is pleased to announce that 94 attorneys and 27 practice areas at the firm have been highly ranked in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA, the prestigious, independent legal industry referral guide.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Universal Diversified to Pay $30,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

By Press release submission | Apr 30, 2019

Universal Diversified Enterprises, Inc. and Universal Diversified Solutions LLC, Miami-based sheet metal fabrication and installation companies, have agreed to pay $30,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Holland & Knight Ranked Among Nation's Top Law Firms by Chambers USA

By Press release submission | Apr 30, 2019

Holland & Knight has been named one of the nation's premier law firms, earning top rankings in multiple practice areas and markets in 2019 from Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

State high court: Florida Power & Light can charge consumers for environmental work at Turkey Point plant

By Charmaine Little | Apr 30, 2019

The Florida Supreme Court ruled April 25 that it was legal for an electrical utility company to impose fees on customers in order to recover costs for work done to reduce the environmental damage caused by the company’s Turkey Point Power Plant.

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