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Lawsuit over psychiatric patient attack does not qualify as medical malpractice, appellate court rules

By Asia Mayfield | Aug 9, 2018

Jackson Memorial Hospital cannot dodge a negligence lawsuit brought by a man beaten at the hand of another patient.

Visitor alleges Holiday Inn negligence led to fall, injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 9, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County woman is suing Holiday Inn, alleging negligence and failure to warn led to the plaintiff sustaining a fall.

Condo visitor alleges negligence led to dog attack

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 9, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County woman is suing a Clearwater condominium association, alleging negligence led to her being attacked by a dog.

Pharmaceutical company escapes punitive damages sought by stroke victim

By Elizabeth Alt | Aug 9, 2018

A man who blamed the drug Tasigna for a debilitating stroke cannot seek punitive damages in his lawsuit, a federal judge ruled July 31.

Appellate court upholds immunity protections from some medical malpractice lawsuits

By John Breslin | Aug 8, 2018

Florida's legislation expanding immunity for certain doctors and institutions from medical malpractice lawsuits does not violate the state constitution, an appellate court ruled on Aug. 1.

Tenant alleges Orlando property owner's negligence led to bathroom injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 8, 2018

ORLANDO — A tenant is suing an Orlando property owner, alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.

Clermont motorist alleges another driver's negligence caused crash

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 8, 2018

ORLANDO — A Clermont motorist is suing another driver, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Tourist blames Disney resort for injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 7, 2018

ORLANDO — A Palm Beach County man is suing Walt Disney, alleging negligence at one of its Bay Lake theme parks.

Customer alleges Wal-Mart negligence caused her to fall

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 7, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orange County woman is suing Wal-Mart, alleging negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff.

Mother alleges daughter assaulted on school bus

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 7, 2018

CLEARWATER — A St. Petersburg mother is suing a public school district, alleging negligence in protecting students from sexual assault.

Handicapped guest sues Innisbrook Golf Resort & Spa in accident involving scooter

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 5, 2018

Guest at Innisbrook Golf Resort & Spa claims she fell off a scooter after a handicapped lift was lowered improperly

Parent claims employees responsible for child's accident at Discovery Middle School

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 5, 2018

The lawsuit alleges that a student at Discovery Middle School in Orlando was seriously injured "while in the custody and care" of school employees.

Orlando property owners sued, after guest claims she fell on slippery tiles

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 5, 2018

ORLANDO — A woman is suing a pair of Orlando homeowners, claiming she fell on "extremely slippery ceramic tile" on their property.

Circle K Stores sued after alleged slip-and-fall accident

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 5, 2018

A lawsuit against Circle K Stores Inc. claims that a woman slipped and fell while inside the store at 9097 Starkey Road in Pinellas County.

Motorist seeks more than $15,000 in damages, claiming Orlando car accident left him disabled

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 4, 2018

Injured motorist alleges negligence in the two-car accident near Crystal Creek Boulevard in Orlando.

Broward County motorist alleges another driver caused crash

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 3, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE — A Broward County motorist is suing another driver, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Motorist alleges another driver, State Farm failed to cover crash damages

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 3, 2018

CLEARWATER — A vehicle driver is suing an uninsured motorist and State Farm, alleging breach of contract and negligence.

Mother alleges shopping mall's negligence caused daughter electrical burns

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 3, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County woman is suing a Clearwater shopping mall, alleging negligence and failure to warn led to her daughter suffering burns.

Motorist alleges another driver caused Largo collision that led to injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 1, 2018

CLEARWATER — A motorist and minor companion are suing another driver, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Mother alleges health care facility's negligence injured daughter

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 1, 2018

CLEARWATER — A mother is suing a Pinellas County health care facility operator, alleging nursing negligence.

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