WEST PALM BEACH — A Florida appeals court has denied a writ of certiorari filed by the defendants in the case of a 2018 West Palm Beach City Commission candidate's claim that her political opponent's direct mail piece alleging that the candidate illegally received a second-homestead exemption and a federally funded low-income grant constituted defamation and conspiracy to defame.
MIAMI — In its second review of a case between a Naples real estate agency and an audio-video installation company, a Florida appeals court has reversed a lower court's transfer of the case to Collier County, stating the lower court applied an incorrect standard.
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Fresh Market and Tyson Fresh Meats are facing a proposed class suit filed by Florida consumers who claim the companies' falsely led customers to believe their prime pork products were graded "USDA Prime."
A severe shortage of contractors is partly to blame for the failure to close thousands of claims a year after the Hurricane Michael devastated parts of the Florida Panhandle, according to a representative of insurance agents.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – NBC Universal is facing a class action lawsuit from a New York man who claims his Coca-Cola Freestyle Souvenir Cup purchased at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, did not give him unlimited refills as advertised.
TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Seven People's Republic of China residents who entered into an investment franchise agreement tied to Boardwalk Fries Burgers Shakes restaurants through the U.S. EB-5 Program allege they were defrauded more than $3 million dollars.
TALLAHASSEE — The recent landmark case in Oklahoma brought against Johnson & Johnson over prescription opioids that resulted in a $572 million judgment has caused some concerns among business organizations, including Florida's Chamber of Commerce, that fears the application of the public nuisance law could have a negative impact on businesses.
MENLO PARK, Calif. – Florida has seen the largest number of employment lawsuits filed in the U.S. Southeast with the state's southern district seeing the most such cases compared to the other two districts, a California-based data research company analyst said during a recent interview.
CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has asked a federal appeals court to halt or dismiss the first two bellwether trials in opioid multidistrict litigation, in a major escalation of the long-brewing fight between state AGs and cities/counties seeking their own share of opioid lawsuit proceeds.
The following cases categorized as "contracts and indebtedness" cases were on the docket in the Pinellas Circuit Court on Aug. 21. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:
The following cases categorized as "discrimination" cases were on the docket in the 9th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida on Aug. 21. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact: