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Tempur-Pedic sues Mattress Firm for "copying the look and feel" of luxury mattress

By Mary Ann Magnell | Sep 1, 2018

TAMPA — Tempur-Pedic has filed a lawsuit against Mattress Firm for allegedly duping customers by "copying the look and feel" of the luxury mattress brand.

Behavioral center files suit claiming Tequesta restrictions are discriminatory

By Charmaine Little | Aug 30, 2018

WEST PALM BEACH – A behavioral health facility in Palm Beach County that provides housing and treatment for those with alcohol and substance use disorders recently filed a suit against Tequesta claiming village zoning laws are discriminatory.

Court dismisses Osceola County officer's suit claiming his social media postings were protected speech

By Asia Mayfield | Aug 30, 2018

ORLANDO – The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently granted Osceola County Sheriff Russell Gibson’s motion for summary judgment in a suit filed by a department officer who claimed he was demoted because of comments he posted on social media.

SEC claims two men helped raise more than $40 million in sale of fraudulent securities in oil, gas projects

By Charmaine Little | Aug 30, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE – The Securities and Exchange Commission recently filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida claiming two men helped raise millions of dollars by selling unregistered securities to hundreds of investors in violation of the Securities Act of 1933.

Federal court rejects doctor's request to disqualify opposing law firm

By Asia Mayfield | Aug 30, 2018

A federal judge rejected a doctor's request to disqualify opposing counsel in a case over alleged retaliation by the Florida Department of Health.

Federal court sets aside judgment against yacht owner

By Asia Mayfield | Aug 30, 2018

The owner of a yacht will not immediately face a $230,000 judgment over a crew member's lawsuit, a federal judge ruled.

Court denies assault victim's request for Cape Coral Hospital employee records

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 28, 2018

FORT MYERS – The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently denied a request for Cape Coral Hospital internal employee records by a former patient who claims she was sexually assaulted by a hospital employee.

Orange County investor accused for breaching oral agreement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 28, 2018

ORLANDO — Two Orange County individuals are suing an investor, alleging unjust enrichment.

Orlando homeowner seeks insurance coverage for hurricane damage

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 28, 2018

ORLANDO — A Orlando homeowner is suing an insurance company, alleging refusal to apply payments for hurricane damage.

Cape Coral computer firm denied motion to dismiss Microsoft copyright infringement case

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 27, 2018

FORT MYERS – The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently denied a motion by Cape Coral computer dealer to dismiss a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by Microsoft.

Classic car owner alleges consignment shop failed to protect vehicle

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 27, 2018

ORLANDO — A Miami-Dade County classic car owner is suing an Orange County consignment shop, alleging breach of the consignment agreement.

Manufacturers, distributors of opioids ordered to reply to state complaint within weeks

By John Breslin | Aug 27, 2018

DADE CITY - Manufacturers and distributors of opioids have until next month to reply to a complaint filed by Florida that blames them, at least in part, for the epidemic of overdoses and deaths sweeping the state and country.

Diner claims she tripped and fell at Tijuana Flats

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 25, 2018

A diner is suing Tijuana Flats Inc., claiming she injured herself at the restaurant after tripping and falling on mats that allegedly were overlapping and caused a "dangerous condition."

Florida homeowner claims Nationwide Insurance failed to cover all damages from Hurricane Irma

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 25, 2018

ORLANDO — A Florida homeowner is suing Nationwide Insurance Co., claiming that he did not get full value for property damages caused by Hurricane Irma in 2017.

Advanced Cable Ties and American Elite Molding locked into another legal battle

By Charmaine Little | Aug 24, 2018

A leading cable tie manufacturer accuses a competitor of spreading false rumors the company hires undocumented workers.

Orlando couple alleges insurance company failed to cover hurricane damage

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 24, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orlando couple is suing an insurance company, alleging refusal to apply payments for property damaged in a hurricane.

Alternative medicine provider accuses former office manager of fraud

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 24, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orlando alternative medicine provider is suing a former office manager, alleging breach of fiduciary duty.

Orlando property owner alleges State Farm failed to cover water damages

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 23, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orlando property owner is suing State Farm, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Disney receives split decision in discrimination case

By Charmaine Little | Aug 23, 2018

JACKSONVILLE -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit on Aug. 17 affirmed in part, reversed in part, and vacated in part a summary judgment in favor of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts after nearly 50 families who have children with autism accused the park of violating Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Latin American electronics company wants arbitration agreement tossed out

By Charmaine Little | Aug 23, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE -- A Florida company hopes the U.S. States District Court for the Southern District of Florida will find an agreement to arbitrate void after the company was accused of abruptly ending a contract settlement.

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