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Empire Today accuses former employees of trademark infringement

By Amanda Thomas | Jun 21, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- UR Floored Today is facing a trademark infringement lawsuit brought by another flooring business that alleges UR Floored used its name.

Bombardier Aerospace, Learjet facing Equal Pay Act legal action

By Amanda Thomas | Jun 21, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Bombardier Aerospace Corporation and Learjet Inc. are facing a lawsuit in federal court after a former employee accused the aerospace manufacturers of violating the Equal Pay Act (EPA).

Orlando homeowners allege insurance company failed to cover water damage

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 20, 2018

ORLANDO — Two Orlando homeowners are suing an insurance company, alleging breach of contract.

Ex-worker alleges Clearwater company violated workers compensation law

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 20, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Hernando County man is suing a Clearwater business, alleging violation of the Workers' Compensation Retaliation Statute and wrongful termination.

Customer alleges real estate agents, brokers concealed defects of Madeira Beach property

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 20, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County woman is suing real estate agents and brokers, alleging breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation of property in Madeira Beach.

Orlando property owners allege insurer refuses to cover hurricane damage

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 19, 2018

ORLANDO — Two Orlando property owners are suing an insurer, alleging refusal to apply payments for hurricane damage.

Orange County homeowner alleges Insurer failed to cover water damages

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 19, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orange County homeowner is suing an insurer, alleging for breach of contract for failure to pay coverage for a water leak.

Default judgment in retrofit LED patent infringement case on hold, but long-running dispute may be winding down

By John Breslin | Jun 18, 2018

FORT MYERS – A nearly three-year legal dispute between two former partners in the retrofit LED lighting industry appears to be approaching an end after the defendants in the patent infringement case failed to file a response to a motion for default judgment.

Judge allows foster child to amend complaint in negligence case, grants motions to dismiss by two defendants

By John Breslin | Jun 18, 2018

FORT MYERS – A suit on behalf of a child in foster care against outside contractors hired by the state of Florida will continue after a federal judge recently denied some motions to dismiss made by defendants and allowed the plaintiff to amend his complaint.

Naples attorney fails in bid to have malpractice suit dismissed; judge orders case transferred to Florida court

By John Breslin | Jun 18, 2018

A federal judge in Vermont recently denied a Florida-based attorney's request to dismiss a suit brought against him by a foreign investor who accuses the attorney of legal malpractice, inadequate representation and unjust enrichment in an alleged scam involving $200 million.

Seminole resident alleges insurer failed to cover hurricane damage

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 18, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Seminole man is suing an insurer, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Former employee alleges dental service violated whistleblower act

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 18, 2018

CLEARWATER — A former employee is suing a Pinellas County dental service, alleging violation of FWA, and wrongful termination.

Law firm alleges client owes nearly $12,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 18, 2018

CLEARWATER --- A law firm is suing a client, alleging failure to pay for services rendered.

Mobile park manager accuses resident of slander, defamation

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 15, 2018

CLEARWATER — A managing member of Sun Seair, a Pinellas Park mobile home development, is suing a resident, alleging slander and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Orlando homeowners allege insurance carrier failed to cover wind damage

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 15, 2018

ORLANDO — Two Orlando homeowners are suing an insurance, alleging breach of n insurance contract.

Condominium association alleges unit owner failed to pay assessments

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 15, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County condo association is suing a property owner, alleging refusal to apply payments.

From Legal Newsline

Airline moves to dismiss lawsuit over $80 airline tax again in Florida court

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 15, 2018

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys for airline Insel International filed a motion to dismiss a man’s amended complaint over an airline tax, stating the amended complaint should still be dismissed for improper forum, lack of jurisdiction and failure to state a claim.

Panama City VA employee sues agency over alleged lack of accommodation for her disabilities

By Karen Kidd | Jun 14, 2018

PANAMA CITY (Florida Record) – A Panama City woman employed by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs is suing the VA for failing to adequately accommodate her disabilities that she claims stem from an ongoing spinal condition.

Judge denies motion to dismiss excessive force, battery claims in suit against Miami police officers

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 14, 2018

MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently denied a motion by Miami police officers to dismiss a Miami man's suit claiming among other things the officers used excessive force and violated Florida’s state battery law after the man was arrested and kicked and punched by officers during a street celebration following a Miami Heat game win in 2012.

Tenant alleges landlord's negligence led to mold infestation

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 14, 2018

ORLANDO — A Winter Park tenant is suing a landlord, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent mold infestation and subsequent injuries.

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