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Orlando homeowner alleges contractor failed to properly install stucco system

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 3, 2019

ORLANDO — An Orlando homeowner is suing a licensed general contractor, alleging vicarious liability.

Guardian of minor charged in motor vehicle death

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 3, 2019

CLEARWATER — An estate representative is suing a parent and natural guardian, alleging wrongful death in a vehicle crash.

Florida Supreme Court says LMHS Lien Law violates state Constitution

By Tomas Kassahun | Jan 2, 2019

The Supreme Court of Florida upheld a district court ruling that the LMHS Lien Law violates the Florida Constitution.

Property owners claim neighbor's artificial turf encroaches on and contaminated their land

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 2, 2019

Residents are suing Ethyl Lynn Hendrickson and ABC, Inc., a real property owner and a contractor, citing alleged negligence.

African-American woman accuses fast food restaurant operators of racial discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 2, 2019

CLEARWATER — An African-American Pinellas County woman is suing fast food restaurant operators, alleging racial discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Analytics software provider alleges real estate investment trust breached lease agreement

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 2, 2019

CLEARWATER — An analytics software provider is suing a Maryland real estate investment trust, alleging breach of a lease agreement for property in St. Petersburg.

Judge advises jury trial for clerk's office worker who resigned over allegedly racist social media posts

By Charmaine Little | Jan 1, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida in the Orlando Division weighed in on a man’s lawsuit against the Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller of Seminole County, Florida after the man resigned after making controversial posts on social media.

Pinellas County businessman accuses golfing buddy of defamation

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 31, 2018

CLEARWATER — A well-known Pinellas County businessman is suing a golfing buddy, alleging defamation.

Employee alleges she was terminated due to disability

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 31, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County woman is suing a respiratory service company, alleging disability discrimination and retaliation.

Marketing company alleges Tennessee customer owes more than $24,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 31, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County marketing company is suing a Tennessee business customer, alleging breach of purchase agreements and unjust enrichment.

Pharmaceutical company seeks to stop confidential records from becoming public

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 31, 2018

CLEARWATER — A pharmaceutical company is suing St. Petersburg, alleging breach of duty.

Oregon resident accuses employer and supervisor of malicious prosecution

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 30, 2018

A former employee is suing Ricoh USA, Inc. and Patricia Ruth Ross Holliday, employer and supervisor, citing alleged negligence and malicious prosecution.

Airbnb reaches settlement with country's largest apartment rental company over sub-leasing action

By John Breslin | Dec 28, 2018

Legal experts expressed surprise a lawsuit taken by the country largest apartment rental group against Airbnb was allowed to proceed.

Orlando real estate buyers accuse sellers of breach of duty

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 27, 2018

ORLANDO — Two real estate buyers are suing a broker and an agent, alleged breach of duty and negligence.

Consumer accuses Michigan financial business of abusive debt collection practices

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 27, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Tarpon Springs man is suing a Michigan financial corporation, alleging abusive debt collection practices.

Orlando property owner alleges kitchen design tenant owes $31,000

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 27, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orlando property owner is suing a kitchen design business, alleging breach of a lease agreement and negligence.

Telemundo may continue to use 'El Cabo' during dispute with Caracol, federal judge rules

By Karen Kidd | Dec 26, 2018

Telemundo Television Studios may continue to use the telenovela character "El Cabo" during ongoing litigation with Caracol Television, a federal judge ruled last week.

Judge makes recommendations about motions in Hunters Run condo association case

By Karen Kidd | Dec 26, 2018

WEST PALM BEACH – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently recommended granting parts of motions filed in litigation between a real estate agency and two property owner associations over condominium properties in the Palm Beach County community of Hunters Run.

Judge approves $300M settlement over defective Takata airbags

By Glenn Minnis | Dec 23, 2018

A federal court judge in Florida has approved the nearly $300-million settlement between Ford car owners and Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp. over defective airbags motorists allege exploded when deploying.

Judge dismisses negligence lawsuit of Parkland shooting; attorney calls decision 'erroneous'

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 21, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE -- A Florida judge has rejected arguments by victims' families of the Parkland shooting, saying that the deputy stationed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was not required to stop the shooting.

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