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Appeals court affirms class certification in suit over Miami-Dade Expressway Authority's toll by plate system

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 16, 2018

The Third District Court of Appeal for the State of Florida issued an opinion affirming an order granting a motion for class certification in a lawsuit against the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) and others.

U.S. Court of Appeals affirms decision in Duke Energy Florida class-action suit

By Jim Tyrrell | Jul 14, 2018

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a district court’s decision in favor of Duke Energy Florida and Florida Power & Light Company in a putative class-action lawsuit.

Five men, Bank Of America accused in $102 million Ponzi scheme

By Karen Kidd | Jun 29, 2018

ORLANDO (Florida Record) — An Ocala resident, four other men and the Bank of America were complicit in a $102 million Ponzi scheme over the past seven years, according to a putative class action lawsuit filed in federal court.

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Legal finance companies descend on Florida convention to build relationships with trial lawyers

By Maya Siobhan Redding | Jun 27, 2018

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - As Florida trial lawyers gathered last week for an annual meeting featuring an array of trending litigation seminars, another industry set up shop in a big way at the convention hall site.

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Woman appeals dismissal of suit over Bed, Bath & Beyond pillows; She was offered refund before filing suit

By Charmaine Little | Jun 26, 2018

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Bed, Bath & Beyond’s legal matters with a customer who alleged it misled consumers continues as the woman challenged the court’s dismissal of her negligent misrepresentation case.

Motion to certify to appeals court denied in class action alleging Telephone Consumer Protection Act violations

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 13, 2018

FORT MYERS – The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Fort Myers Division, recently denied a motion by Bright House Networks LLC and Advanced Telesolutions Inc. (ATI) to certify to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issues of whether the Government-Debt Exception fails strict scrutiny and cannot be severed in a suit alleging Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) violations for auto-dialed collection calls.

Employee alleges Advanced Care Scripts procured additional consumer reports without permission

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 7, 2018

ORLANDO – A Kissimmee woman alleges that an Orlando-based pharmacy business obtains consumer reports from employees without authorization.

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