JACKSONVILLE – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit recently granted an Army veteran a new hearing for disability benefits after he had been denied the benefits by the Social Security Administration and that decision was later backed by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Subcontractor's case sent back to lower court after appeals court accepts junk-mail mishap as genuine
A construction company's case was sent back to a lower court after the First District Court of Appeal in the State of Florida accepted that its counsel had failed to appear for a case management conference because the notice had gone to the counsel's junk mail folder.
Appeals court sides with Brazilian bank regarding proper forum issue in suit involving $2.7 million bank account
MIAMI – Florida’s Third District Court of Appeals recently reversed a decision by the Miami-Dade County Circuit Court regarding the proper court venue for a Miami man's suit alleging fraud and breach of contract against a Brazilian bank.
Tiffany, the famous brand behind the little blue gift box, accuses a China-based company of selling counterfeit items.
LAKELAND – A group of real estate brokers recently had a summary judgment on two sales appeals affirmed in part and reversed in part.
Arbitrators cannot decide if individuals have the right to a class-action proceeding, a federal appeals court ruled.
A Florida employee of an industrial equipment supplier must contest his termination in Pennsylvania, a federal appeals court ruled.
A class action settlement between Godiva Chocolatier Inc. and an aggrieved customer will continue, a federal appeals court ruled.
JACKSONVILLE (Florida Record) – A federal appeals court has revived portions of a Canadian insurance company's racketeering lawsuit against a Missouri insurance premium finance service company but issues remain, one member of the three-judge panel said in his concurrence of the Sept. 18 decision in the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
A deaf Florida resident may sue the city of Hallandale Beach for not adding closed captioning to videos on its public website, a federal appeals court ruled.
A widow will receive a new trial in her wrongful death lawsuit against Philip Morris.
MIAMI — Florida's Third District Court of Appeal KO'ed a trial court’s decision to award $8.5 million to All Star, Inc., the former promoter for boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez.
MIAMI – A lawsuit filed against Wells Fargo Bank alleging malfeasance in allowing fraudulent bank deposits to continue for an extended period of time was dismissed on Sept. 11 by U.S. District Judge Darrin P. Gayles.
Florida appeals court overturns arbitration order for parents of child injured in sports competition
WEST PALM BEACH — A unanimous decision on Sept. 12 by the Fourth District Court of Appeal for the State of Florida has overturned a lower court decision in the case of an injured minor.
WEST PALM BEACH — Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeals has ruled that the trial court erred in granting summary judgment to the School Board of Broward County, in a case alleging sexual harassment by a Broward County school principal.
WEST PALM BEACH — Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeals has reversed a trial court decision to grant an aviation finance company substitute service in a suit against a Panamanian company and its Venezuelan agent.
MIAMI — A Florida appeals court has ordered a new trial for a case involving a lease-purchase agreement between La Ley Sports Complex and the city of Homestead.
Appeals court refuses to support alleged stalker's claims that a Florida college violated his civil rights
MIAMI — A U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit upheld a district court’s decision on Sept. 13 in a stalking case involving a student who claims Valencia College violated his civil rights by expelling him.