An appeals court has reversed an order dictating that defendants in a lawsuit revolving around a contractual disagreement receive attorney’s fees and costs.
Claims by the plaintiff against a pair of Lake City police officers include false arrest, malicious prosecution, and failure to discipline.
The city of West Palm Beach successfully appealed a ruling granting an environmental resource permit for a road extension near the Grassy Waters Preserve.
FORT MYERS — A federal court has refused to dismiss a former teacher's lawsuit against the Collier County School Board, alleging that her termination was due to age discrimination.
The Court reversed a decision to grant a motion for summary judgment to Lifemark Hospitals Inc., after a deaf man claimed he was not provided full access to an American Sign Language interpreter.
Lawsuit over psychiatric patient attack does not qualify as medical malpractice, appellate court rules
Jackson Memorial Hospital cannot dodge a negligence lawsuit brought by a man beaten at the hand of another patient.
Settlement between St. Mary's School of Medicine and former student not enforceable, appellate court rules
St. Mary’s School of Medicine successfully appealed the enforcement of a settlement agreement between the school and a former student, continuing a legal fight that has lasted for 14 years.
Appeals court affirms right of health administration agency to set rules when issuing facility certificates
An appellate court stepped into a legal tussle between hospital groups over which nabs the lucrative right to build a facility in Orange County.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida to dismiss a suit filed by Florida taxicab companies against Miami-Dade County over taxicab medallions.
MIAMI – A dispute over a loose diamond worth approximately $5 million but was contracted to be purchased for just $235,000 has led to a recent decision by Florida's Third District Court of Appeal in favor of the seller, ruling a "unilateral mistake" was made.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a district court ruling in a dispute regarding the registration of a domain name.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled the U.S.Navy was right to deny a book author's request to see a naval officer's personal suicide letter in a Freedom of Information Act case.
WEST PALM BEACH –A Florida appeals court recently reversed a trial court’s order that denied the dismissal of a company’s responsibility in a mesothelioma case due to lack of jurisdiction.
An appellate court allowed the release of additional video footage of the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, but later delayed the decision.
WEST PALM BEACH – A state appeals court panel recently affirmed a lower court's decision to grant summary judgment in a Palm Beach firefighter's defamation suit against town officials.
WEST PALM BEACH – The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal recently reversed a jury’s verdict that found a physician was negligent in his supervision of an advanced practice nurse practitioner (ARNP) and ordered a new trial in the suit related to a patient’s death at a drug detoxification facility.
TALLAHASSEE – A move to stop Gov. Rick Scott from appointing a judge in the Fourth Judicial Circuit to fill a vacant seat was recently overturned by Florida’s First District Court of Appeal.
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court recently reinstated a trial court decision that bars Gov. Rick Scott from appointing a judge while a lawsuit against the move plays out.
The Florida Justice Reform Institute says Johnson & Johnson should file an appeal after recently losing a $4.69 billion lawsuit in a St. Louis court over whether its talc powder products caused ovarian cancer.