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SEC suit claims Kentucky man illegally solicited investors in oil, gas ventures

By Tomas Kassahun | Aug 22, 2018

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently filed a lawsuit claiming a Kentucky man carried out illegal broker activities and earned more than $600,000 in commissions in the sale of unregistered securities in oil and gas projects.

Orlando resident alleges insurance company failed to pay for hurricane damage

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 22, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orlando woman is suing a liability insurer, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Recycling company sues insurance company over fire damage claim

By Tomas Kassahun | Aug 21, 2018

BHS Scrap and Recycle recently filed a lawsuit against Scottsdale Insurance Company in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida in a dispute over an insurance settlement regarding a fire at a BHS facility in Hollywood.

Florida man seeking $17 million in suit against Saudi royal family

By Tomas Kassahun | Aug 21, 2018

MIAMI – A Florida man recently filed a suit in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida seeking more that $17 million from Saudi Arabia and members of the royal family.

Madeira Beach homeowner alleges insurer failed to cover storm damage

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 21, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Madeira Beach homeowner is suing an insurance company, alleging refusal to apply payments for hurricane damage.

Father, son argue they're not liable in domain dispute

By Tomas Kassahun | Aug 21, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE -- A father and son who own a vacation property at Bimini Sands Resort and Marina in South Bimini, Bahamas are fighting to clear their name from a domain name dispute.

Appeals court upholds ruling favoring Florida master condo association

By Asia Mayfield | Aug 21, 2018

MIAMI -- The U.S. Third District Court of Appeal affirmed Aug. 8 that a lower court ruling asserting that a master condo association does not have the same responsibilities as a sub-association.

Federal judge rules jury trial waiver on lease agreement 'unambiguous'

By John Breslin | Aug 21, 2018

FORT MYERS, Fla. --- A federal judge has ruled a Florida hair salon must abide by a provision in a lease agreement where it waived a right to a jury trial.

2 companies linked to defective revolvers ordered to hand over documents

By John Breslin | Aug 21, 2018

MIAMI -- Two companies accused of manufacturing defective revolvers imported into the United States have been ordered to produce documents they allege are privileged.

St. Petersburg property owner alleges Insurance company refused to provide claims

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 20, 2018

CLEARWATER — A St. Petersburg property owner is suing an insurance company, alleging breach of contract.

Owner alleges Geico failed to compensate for vandalized vehicle

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 20, 2018

ORLANDO — A Orange County vehicle owner is suing an insurance company, alleging breach of contract.

Southern University sues for $2,455 plus interest

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 18, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – A university is seeking nearly $2,500 in sums due.

Ruling awarding defendant All Points Services attorney’s fees is reversed

By Asia Mayfield | Aug 18, 2018

An appeals court has reversed an order dictating that defendants in a lawsuit revolving around a contractual disagreement receive attorney’s fees and costs.

Homeowner sues People's Trust Insurance Co.

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 18, 2018

A homeowner is suing People's Trust Insurance Co., citing alleged breach of contract.

Veteran listed as dead sues federal government

By Asia Mayfield | Aug 17, 2018

The federal government and Equifax face a lawsuit by a veteran erroneously listed as deceased.

Orlando couple alleges State Farm refused to cover hurricane damage

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 17, 2018

ORLANDO — Two Orlando residents are suing State Farm, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Clearwater property owners allege insurance company failed to cover water damages

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 17, 2018

CLEARWATER — Clearwater property owners are suing a liability insurer, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Appeals court backs denial of insurance company’s right to intervene in injury suit

By Asia Mayfield | Aug 16, 2018

LAKELAND – Florida's Second District Court of Appeal recently affirmed a Pinellas County Circuit Court ruling dismissing an insurer's attempt to intervene in an ongoing lawsuit against a roofing company involving a worker's injury.

Court dismisses woman's third attempt with suit claiming medical device was faulty

By Elizabeth Alt | Aug 16, 2018

FORT MYERS – The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently granted Boston Scientific’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit claiming a medical device created to stop pulmonary embolisms was defectively designed.

Assistant property manager alleges former employer violated FLSA

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 15, 2018

DeLAND, Fla. — A Volusia County woman is suing her former employer, alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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