MIAMI — A Royal Caribbean luxury cruise line subsidiary, Silverseas, has been awarded nearly $5,000 in litigation costs after it prevailed in a maritime personal injury case filed by a woman who alleged she was served guacamole that contained shellfish even after warning of her seafood allergy.
MIAMI — A federal court has ruled the girlfriend of deceased South Florida real estate mogul Mauricio Capuano can proceed with her conspiracy allegation against his estranged wife and nephew that involve an estate dispute over the sale of his $2.3 million Biscayne Bay property.
JACKSONVILLE — A federal judge has struck down a lawsuit filed by a former Pilgrim's Pride chicken processing employee who alleges the company violated his Family Medical Leave Act rights and he suffered discrimination based on his race and disability.
JACKSONVILLE — A federal court has denied Mid-Continent Insurance's request for a summary judgment in a case involving a Florida couple who allege the insurer's bad faith from an underlying construction defect lawsuit in which the insurance company refused to defend their insured builder Cronk Duch.
ORLANDO — A federal court has granted a motion to compel interrogatories and responses filed by Orange Lake Country Club in Kissimmee in a case involving a timeshare dispute with an 80-year old Illinois woman and her husband who is diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer's.
FORT MYERS — An Orlando landscaping company and an Englewood, Florida, restaurant have been denied a temporary restraining order as part of their efforts to stop the U.S. Department of Labor's "lottery selection process" for review of H-2B foreign worker applications.
ORLANDO — The federal government was granted its motion to dismiss a complaint filed by an Indian Harbour Beach, Florida, man who was prosecuted in the Netherlands for trafficking in child pornography and denied a petition for his Mexican citizen spouse to seek permanent residence status in the United States.
FORT MYERS — A federal court has dismissed a bad faith claim against Safeco Insurance Company filed by a Florida man who suffered severe injuries in a 2018 car crash he alleges were covered under his policy.
FORT MYERS — The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida Fort Myers Division has rejected a magistrate judge's report and recommended in a case involving a Winn Dixie employee being denied her medical claims after an alcohol related vehicle crash.
MIAMI — A federal court has granted a Nashville company's claim of lack of personal jurisdiction dismissal in a lawsuit with a Fort Lauderdale data and network security company regarding trademark infringement.
ORLANDO — A University of Central Florida adjunct professor and former JetBlue senior analyst has been denied an attempt to strike down a series of affirmative defenses in her suit against the airline, alleging she was fired because of her age and race.
MIAMI — A Miami man was denied his request for a protective order to prohibit a digital cryptocurrencies company's communication with class members in a suit involving the loss of more than $8 million in customer funds.
ORLANDO — A federal judge has thrown out all three counts filed by a Kissimmee woman who was in a temporary loan payment suspension program following Hurricane Irma and alleged that loandepot.com foreclosed on her property because she had refused to enter into a higher rate loan modification agreement.
ORLANDO — The attempt by several Hilton Grand Vacation timeshare affiliated businesses to have the deeds prepared by a California attorney specializing in timeshare exits made invalid has been struck down by a federal court.
OCALA —A federal judge has struck down a California logistics company's attempt to remove experts in a lawsuit filed by a Florida motorist who was injured in a vehicle accident involving the company's driver and an 18-wheeler.
ORLANDO — A federal court has disqualified an attorney whom the court considers a "necessary witness" from representing a property management company in a Fair Housing Act case where an Orlando woman alleges it wrongfully challenged her need for an emotional support animal (ESA).