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Delray Beach attorney reprimanded over alleged miscommunication in a foreclosure case

By Karen Kidd | Oct 1, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) – Delray Beach attorney S. Tracy Long has been reprimanded by publication following an Sept. 27 Florida Supreme Court order over alleged miscommunication in a foreclosure case filed in 2012, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Unit owners allege Dunedin townhome operator failed to maintain gutters

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 1, 2018

CLEARWATER — Two unit owners are suing a Dunedin townhome operator, alleging breach of duty and negligence.

Florida to receive $8.2 million as part of proposed Uber data breach settlement

By Charmaine Little | Sep 27, 2018

TALLAHASSE – Attorney General Pam Bondi recently said a $148 million settlement has been reached with Uber Technologies regarding violations of the state's Information Protection Act (FIPA) and other related laws related to data breaches.

Broward County resort suit alleges visitor was disruptive, posted defamatory reviews

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 26, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE – Soho Ocean Resorts, which operates the Hyde Resort and Residences in Hollywood, recently filed a complaint against a Chilean resident after she allegedly abused employees and defamed the resort by writing bad internet reviews.

Suit claims more than 60 Florida businesses, individuals are selling fake Gucci goods

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 26, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE – Gucci America recently filed a federal suit alleging several individuals and businesses are selling counterfeit Gucci products on the web.

Palm Beach Gardens company files negligence suit after three of its boats are damaged in Bahamas accident

By Sandra Lane | Sep 26, 2018

WEST PALM BEACH – A Palm Beach Gardens company recently filed a federal lawsuit claiming three of its boats were damaged during the attempted docking of another vessel in the Bahamas.

Produce supplier sues Miami-based Genaro Produce over unpaid bills

By Mary Ann Magnell | Sep 25, 2018

MIAMI – Buy Right Produce LLC recently filed a federal lawsuit under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) alleging Miami-based Genero Produce has not paid for produce it received from Buy Right.

American Southern Insurance sues Powercom for failure to pay subcontractors on Miramar project

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 25, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE – American Southern Insurance Co. recently filed a federal breach of contract lawsuit against a subcontractor after it failed to pay trade companies hired for various projects.

Judge denies defendants' request for summary judgment in insurance policy fraud case

By Sandra Lane | Sep 25, 2018

MIAMI – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently denied a motion for summary judgment requested by two defendants in a lawsuit involving the fraudulent sale of a portfolio of life insurance policies.

Pinellas County business alleges plumbing supplier owes $118,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 25, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County business is suing a plumbing company, alleging breach of contract in failing to pay more than $118,000.

Restaurant supervisor alleges termination due to his disability

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 25, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County man is suing a restaurant, alleging disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

St. Petersburg alleges sewer lines filled with concrete

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 25, 2018

CLEARWATER — The city of St. Petersburg is suing a construction company, alleging breach of duty and negligence in causing sewer lines to be filled with concrete.

Fort Lauderdale company named in trademark suit over sale of wheelchairs

By Karen Kidd | Sep 24, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE (Florida Record) — Fort Lauderdale-based mobility equipment supplier Quick N Mobile is facing a breach of contract suit recently filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Association president sues board member and employer

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 23, 2018

ORLANDO — An association president is suing Ed Cushman and Automotive Service Association, board member and employer, alleging defamation.

Physician claims online blog defamed him

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 23, 2018

ORLANDO — Thomas P. Trevisani, M.D., filed a complaint on Sept. 12, in the 9th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida - Orange County, against John Doe alleging that the defendant made false and defamatory statements about him in a blog.

Correction officer sues Orange County for racial discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 23, 2018

ORLANDO — A correction officer is suing Orange County, citing alleged discrimination, hostile work environment and retaliation.

Weigh master sues employer and union for discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 23, 2018

ORLANDO — A weigh master is suing Orange County and Laborers International Union of North America, employer and union, citing alleged discrimination, hostile work environment and wrongful termination.

Injured Florida motorist sues driver for negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 23, 2018

ORLANDO — Candida Rolon Rodriguez filed a complaint on Sept. 12, in the 9th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida - Orange County, against Aaron Virgilio alleging that he breached his duty of reasonable care while driving.

Bankers' protest of defendant’s witnesses rebuffed by federal judge

By Sandra Lane | Sep 22, 2018

Bankers sue insurance company for not providing proper liability coverage. Judge Edwin G. Torres, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, reviewed such a motion on Sept. 12 in a lawsuit filed by a bank, seeking damages for an insurance company’s failure to provide the proper liability insurance

Sexual assault victim granted more time to compile evidence for lawsuit against Cape Coral Hospital

By Sandra Lane | Sep 21, 2018

A federal judge will allow a woman more time to conduct depositions to prove her sexual assault case.

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