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Court dismisses several counts against Japanese company in dispute regarding irrigation products system

By Charmaine Little | May 31, 2019

TAMPA – The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently granted in part a foreign chemical corporation’s motion to dismiss a complaint and motion to strike the plaintiff’s demands for injunctive relief in a dispute regarding talks over the possible purchase of an irrigation products system.

Judge won't end Brazilian man's $500K fraud suit vs American Family Legacy Group

By Marian Johns | May 29, 2019

A federal judge has shot down a Tampa asset management firm's attempt for summary judgment citing "factual disputes" in the case brought by a Brazilian man who alleges the firm broke a contract and committed fraud, costing him nearly a half-million dollars.

Insurance advocate: Florida insurers 'grateful' for Gov's signature on AOB reform; other abuses continue

By Karen Kidd | May 24, 2019

Florida consumers should see more insurance choices and lower rates in coming years, after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed AOB reform into law, insurance industry advocate says.

Orlando federal judge says no duty for insurer to defend Benjamin Bros. vs trade secrets suit

By Marian Johns | May 16, 2019

A federal judge has granted Scottsdale Indemnity Company's motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging the insurer breached an insurance contract.

Judge dismisses several counterclaims made by Delray Beach couple regarding a business deal gone bad

By Marian Johns | May 7, 2019

WEST PALM BEACH – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently granted in part and denied in part an Illinois resident and credit union's motion to dismiss counterclaims by a Delray Beach couple who alleged breach of contract and fraud regarding the sale of interest in a mortgage company.

Cases like Uber dispute involving arbitration clause in driver contract could go either way, lawyer says

By Brian Brueggemann | Apr 16, 2019

Uber scored a victory in a recent court dispute involving a driver under contract with the company.

Florida judge denies try by Swedish billionaire to dismiss lawsuit over hotel deal

By Marian Johns | Apr 4, 2019

A federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss by defendants in an alleged conspiracy case involving a billionaire real estate developer from Switzerland and a New Jersey investor who entered into a contract for the purchase of a luxury hotel chain.

Orlando property owner alleges insurance company owes money for hurricane damage

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 26, 2019

ORLANDO — An Orlando property owner is suing a licensed insurer, alleging breach of an insurance policy regarding coverage after a hurricane.

Orlando property owner alleges insurance company refuses to pay damages

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 25, 2019

ORLANDO — An Orlando property owner is suing a licensed insurer, alleging denial of coverage.

Apopka property owners allege insurance company failed to pay for damage

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 25, 2019

ORLANDO — Two Apopka property owners are suing a licensed insurer, alleging breach of an insurance policy.

Apopka property owners allege insurance company failed to cover sinkhole damages

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 21, 2019

ORLANDO — Two Apopka property owners are suing a licensed insurer, alleging breach of an insurance policy in failing to cover damages from a sinkhole.

Maitland property owner alleges insurance company failed to pay for water damage

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 21, 2019

ORLANDO — A Maitland property owner is suing a licensed insurer, alleging breach of an insurance policy.

District Court awards $400,000 in three-year intellectual property dispute

By Chandra Lye | Feb 21, 2019

Plaintiff argued that defendant started up domains that were too similar to their own brand.

Orlando homeowner alleges insurance company failed to cover storm damage

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 20, 2019

ORLANDO — An Orlando homeowner is suing a licensed insurer, alleging breach of insurance policy regarding damage from a storm.

Construction materials supplier alleges contractors owe $32,000

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 20, 2019

ORLANDO — A construction materials supplier is suing contractors, alleging breach of contract and breach of a guaranty agreement in failing to pay more than $32,000.

Orlando property owners allege insurance company failed to cover sinkhole damage

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 20, 2019

ORLANDO — Two property owners are suing a licensed insurer, alleging breach of an insurance policy regarding damage from a sinkhole.

Orange County used car dealership alleges customer owes $18.000

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 20, 2019

ORLANDO — An Orange County used car dealership is suing a buyer, alleging breach of a retail installment contract and security agreement in failing to pay more than $18,000.

Orlando homeowners allege insurance company failed to cover storm damage

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 19, 2019

Orlando homeowners allege insurance company failed to cover storm damage

St. Petersburg property owner alleges insurer failed to cover water damage

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 18, 2019

CLEARWATER — A St. Petersburg property owner is suing an insurer, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Orlando resort club owner alleges client owes $32,000

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 18, 2019

ORLANDO — An Orlando resort club owner is suing a client, alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment in failing to pay more than $32,000.

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