MARATHON – The Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) has asked the Florida Supreme Court to review a regulatory undertakings case that pits the owners of a small island in the Florida Keys against the town that allegedly took jurisdiction over the property nearly three decades after it was purchased.
TALLAHASSEE -- Attorney Gregory Katsas with Jones Day in Washington, representing tobacco company R.J. Reynolds, recently argued before the Florida Supreme Court that in Florida courts, the liability and negligence claims of smokers are preempted by federal law.
GAINESVILLE — The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida will be operating with half the judicial staff they require after Judge Robert Hinkle was reassigned to senior status. The court now has two vacancies.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The American Association for Justice (AAJ) has named Julie Braman Kane as president for 2017. Kane is a partner of Colson Hicks Eidson in its Coral Gables, Florida office. Colson Hicks Eidson also has offices in Washington, D.C. and New Orleans.