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Power vessel manufacturer alleges paint contractor botched job

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 27, 2018

CLEARWATER — A power vessel manufacturer is suing a paint contractor, alleged breach of contract in not doing the job properly.

General contractor alleges Orlando property owners owe $56,000

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 27, 2018

ORLANDO — A Tampa construction business is suing Orlando property owners, alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

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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.

Three Florida companies accused of tech support scamming won't get jury trial, federal judge rules

By Karen Kidd | Jun 26, 2018

FORT MYERS (Florida Record) – Three Florida companies accused of tech support scamming by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the state of Florida won't get a jury trial, according to an order recently handed down by a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Fort Myers Division.

Orlando insulation business alleges general contractor owes $26,000

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 26, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orlando insulation business is suing a general contractor, alleging failure to pay more than $26,000 for purchased goods.

An Orlando couple is suing an insurance company, alleging refusal to pay for hurricane damage

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 26, 2018

ORLANDO — Two Orlando property owners are suing an insurer, alleging breach of contract for refusal to apply payments for hurricane damages.

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Former pro baseball player sues AP, ESPN and USA Today for defamation over article about elk antler supplement

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 26, 2018

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A former professional baseball player and his company are suing ESPN, The Associated Press and USA Today after a 2016 news article was published that had alleged false information. The three defendants have filed motions to dismiss the lawsuit.

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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.

Lawsuit claims UCF fraternity members posted sexual content online without consent

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 26, 2018

ORLANDO – A fraternity from the University of Central Florida is being sued after the members allegedly posted videos of naked women to a secret Facebook page without the women's knowledge or consent.

Judge enters $144,000 judgment against Tampa pastor in property purchase dispute

By Karen Kidd | Jun 25, 2018

TAMPA (Florida Record) — A federal judge appears to have wrapped up the final issues in a case between a Tampa-area pastor and a property owner over a failed property purchase in 2015 in which the pastor claimed he was being racially discriminated against.

African-American assistant director alleges racial discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 25, 2018

CLEARWATER — An African-American employee is suing St. Petersburg, alleging discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Orlando couple alleges insurer failed to pay for water damage

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 25, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orlando couple is suing an insurer, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Orlando property owners allege insurer failed to cover water damage

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 22, 2018

ORLANDO — Two Orlando property owners are suing an insurer, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Orlando homeowner alleges insurer failed to cover water damage

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 22, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orlando homeowner is suing an insurance company, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Asian-American accuses former employer of discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 22, 2018

ORLANDO — An Asian-American man is suing a financing company, alleging discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Orlando resident alleges insurance carrier failed to pay for hurricane damage

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 21, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orlando woman is suing an insurance carrier, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Florida residents facing lawsuits after requesting public records from government entities

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 21, 2018

TALLAHASSEE – Public records, which are supposed to be easily accessible to residents of Florida, are now becoming more challenging to acquire due to action that some state governments are taking that threatens individuals with lawsuits when seeking public records.

Former employee alleges chemical lab facility violated whistleblower act

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 21, 2018

CLEARWATER — A former employee is suing a Pinellas County chemical lab corporation, alleging violation of state law and wrongful termination.

Pinellas County customer accuses car dealership, manager of fraud

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 21, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County resident is suing a West Palm Beach car dealership, its manager and bond company, alleging breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation.

Condominium association accuses unit owner, tenant of being public nuisance

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 21, 2018

CLEARWATER — A St. Petersburg condominium association is suing a unit owner and tenant, alleging public nuisance and breach of contract.

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