TALLAHASSEE — Frank LoMonte, an attorney and the director of the University of Florida's Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, said there is a big difference between reporting that someone has faced an accusation and somehow vouching for the truth of that accusation.
MIAMI – Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal upheld the earlier decision of a trial court that found a Miami Beach hotel was not liable for the drowning death of a guest in the hotel’s swimming pool.
PENSACOLA, Fla. – A federal judge recently dismissed 77 cases from plaintiffs who sued both Bristol Myers-Squibb and Otsuka Pharmaceutical in connection with prescription medication Abilify this past October – after multiple plaintiffs were already dismissed from the suit earlier last year for defying court orders and failing to provide basic information about their claims.
TALLAHASSEE – The First District Court of Appeals has reversed a ruling of the Judge of Compensation Claims (JCC) in a suit over a man's 2015 death from meningitis, ruling that the claimants failed to satisfy a burden of proof.
A New York legal ruling earlier this month that exonerated ExxonMobil of misleading investors about climate change should further dissuade Florida local governments from joining similar lawsuits against energy companies.
Thanks to reforms enacted this year and a more conservative state Supreme Court, Florida no longer occupies a spot on the nation’s 10 worst “Judicial Hellholes” list, according to a new report by the American Tort Reform Foundation (ATRF).