A lower court should not have ordered a nursing home to produce resident information in a wrongful death case against it after a resident’s fatal slip and all, Florida’s First District Court of Appeal ruled on March 24.
WEST PALM BEACH – A magistrate judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida granted in part and denied in part a motion to reconsider discovery requests in a case filed by a man who claims his late brother is a co-founder of bitcoin and that the remaining co-founder tried to cheat their family out of money.
TAMPA – Defendants facing fraud and conspiracy charges have asked a federal judge to throw out a third try at a racketeering class action against the owners and legal representation of a Haines City 55-plus mobile home park.
MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida denied compelling arbitration March 12, saying both the defendant and plaintiff had repudiated an agreement the arbitration was a part of in an alleged cyber-defamation case.
State Farm’s legal battle with a couple accused of falsifying insurance claims concerning a diamond ring has continued with an appeals court reversing summary judgment in favor of the insurance company.
MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida rejected a subpoena March 12 demanding records from an accounting firm in a dispute over events that allegedly took place in a golf course country club development.