TAMPA — A Florida appeals court has reversed the order of an administrative law judge, and found the $50,000 limitation on attorney's fees in a consolidated rule challenge must be applied to each petitioner, not to the group as one.
PALM BEACH – Recent reports claim that the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Department is paying lobbyists nearly $400 an hour in order to minimize a legal payout to an unarmed man who suffered paralysis after being shot by a deputy in 2013.
FORT MYERS – The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida has granted a motion to a Collier County couple to remand their case against their insurance company in a dispute over hurricane damage back to a state court.
PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh law firm has until later this month to produce certain communications between one of its attorneys and principals of a Florida-based oil and gas company suing the firm over alleged fraud and deception.
PHILADELPHIA —A Florida woman's lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon, Inc., over her 2007 Prolene Mesh pelvic implant in Florida, originally filed in Pennsylvania, now will be heard in federal court in Florida.
TALLAHASSEE — Winter Haven attorney Sonya Charmaine Davis was admonished earlier this month following a Florida Supreme Court order over allegations after mishandling how she was supposed to replace counsel in a divorce matter, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
Second District Court of Appeal of Florida judges recently reversed a final order that denied attorneys Richard A. Schurr and Christy L. Hertz as they were seeking financial award on a dissolution of marriage case.
MIAMI – An activist with the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence said Florida’s new “red flag law” enacted last year allowing confiscation of firearms from people who have exhibited unstable behavior is an effective deterrent to stop senseless violence.
TALLAHASSEE — Palm Harbor attorney Anthony Gilbert Bossone faces indefinite suspension following a Feb. 12 Florida Supreme Court order after he allegedly failed to respond to an official inquiry, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
TALLAHASSEE — Tarpon Springs attorney Amie Katherine Dilla has been suspended following a Jan. 31 Florida Supreme Court order after she allegedly failed to respond to an official disciplinary inquiry, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
TALLAHASSEE — Suspended Brandon attorney Richard Luther Bradford has been disbarred following a Dec. 30 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations he failed to comply with requirements in his most recent suspension, according to an announcement by The Florida Bar.
TALLAHASSEE — New Port Richey attorney Howard Hunter Ellzey Jr. has been publicly reprimanded and placed on probation following a Feb. 20 Florida Supreme Court order and his 2018 DUI arrest, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
TALLAHASSEE — Sarasota attorney Eric Charles Feasley faces suspension following an Feb. 20 Florida Supreme Court order and his alleged failure to comply with probation in his discipline over his 2014 and 2016 alcohol-related arrests, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
TALLAHASSEE— Longtime Coral Gables attorney Mark S. Scott faces indefinite suspension following a Feb. 3 Florida Supreme Court order after he was found guilty in New York last year on money laundering and bank fraud charges, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
TALLAHASSEE— Longtime Washington attorney Nathaniel H. Speights, who represented Monica Lewinsky during a late 1990s scandal, was disbarred in December following a Florida Supreme Court order after being held in contempt, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
MIAMI — A Miami collector's lawsuit against a Florida-based coin certification service is on its way back to a Miami-Dade court after a state appeals panel ruled that a venue clause in the certification service's online guarantee does require the dispute be litigated in Sarasota County.