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Marine Diesel Specialists Inc. claims it is owed for yacht's repairs

Wadi Reformado Aug. 2, 2016, 10:36am

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Fort Lauderdale business alleges that it was not paid for making repairs on a yacht.

Man alleges Holcombe USA Inc. terminated him in retaliation

Wadi Reformado Aug. 2, 2016, 10:25am

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Collier County man claims a Broward County business terminated him in retaliation for complaining about violations of labor laws.

Man accuses Citibank of telephone harassment

Wadi Reformado Aug. 2, 2016, 10:08am

FORT MYERS – A Lee County man claims that a bank has harassed him in an attempt to collect an alleged debt.

Men allege Ocean Detailing USA Management Inc. owes unpaid wages

Wadi Reformado Aug. 2, 2016, 10:00am

MIAMI – Three former employees allege their former employer did not pay them proper wages and have filed a class-action suit.

Woman alleges National Auto Division violated TCPA, called to sell warranties

Wadi Reformado Aug. 1, 2016, 1:29pm

ORLANDO – An Orange County woman alleges a New Jersey company contacted her using an automatic dialing system to solicit its services.

Passenger claims she was injured when door struck her

Wadi Reformado Aug. 1, 2016, 1:19pm

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Riverview woman alleges she was injured on a cruise ship when a restroom door fell off of its hinges and struck her.

Companies claim cargo was damaged in transport

Wadi Reformado Aug. 1, 2016, 1:06pm

MIAMI – Two Texas companies with places of business in Florida allege $142,000 worth of cargo was damaged in transport from Florida to the Virgin Islands.

Man alleges Miami-Dade County car wash did not pay minimum wage

Wadi Reformado Aug. 1, 2016, 12:40pm

MIAMI – A car washer has filed a class-action suit against his former employer alleging he was not paid overtime or a proper minimum wage while employed.

Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance accused of wrongful termination of benefits

Wadi Reformado Aug. 1, 2016, 12:27pm

FORT MYERS – A Collier County man alleges his insurance company wrongfully terminated his benefits despite multiple appeals.

Class action filed against Boca Inn over allegations of unpaid overtime

Wadi Reformado Aug. 1, 2016, 12:17pm

MIAMI – A desk clerk for a hotel has filed a class-action suit against her former employer alleging she and other employees were not paid overtime.

Lighting Science Group Corp. alleges NY companies sell infringing products

Wadi Reformado Aug. 1, 2016, 12:10pm

ORLANDO – A Cocoa Beach business alleges two New York companies manufacture lights that infringe its patents.

New College of Florida hires new general counsel

John Severance Aug. 1, 2016, 11:57am

SARASOTA – New College of Florida, a liberal arts college in Sarasota, has hired Michael Pierce as its general counsel

Court's move to rehear workers' compensation case 'rare,' judge says

Deana Carpenter Aug. 1, 2016, 11:51am

TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s 1st District Court of Appeal recently reheard a case involving worker’s compensation, a move a judge said is rare.

Pinellas County attorney disbarred for allegedly collecting fees without filing cases

Kerry Goff Aug. 1, 2016, 10:39am

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court issued an order on April 21 to disbar attorney Angela Morton Armstrong, who practices law in Pinellas County.

New city attorney says he wants his office to be the best in state within two years

Karen Kidd Jul. 29, 2016, 12:39pm

PORT ST. LUCIE – A new direction and a better outlook is what Port St. Lucie's newly hired city attorney, the third in as many years, says he plans for the embattled office, with a goal of making it the best in the state.

Realtor’s suit against BoA, Nationstar Mortgage won't go class action, new team member says

Karen Kidd Jul. 29, 2016, 12:27pm

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas Realtor Michael Bondi's almost 10-year battle against Nationstar Mortgage and Bank of America won't go class action, the Florida attorney who joined Bondi's legal team earlier this month said during a recent interview.

FPL defers request to charge consumers $22 million for new reactors

Taryn Phaneuf Jul. 29, 2016, 12:15pm

TALLAHASSEE – Florida Power & Light (FPL) will not raise rates in 2017 to pay for the long-term project of constructing two new nuclear reactors.

Law firm claims Texas company sent unsolicited faxes

Wadi Reformado Jul. 29, 2016, 11:27am

MIAMI – A Miami law firm alleges a Texas construction company sent unsolicited faxes advertising it services.

Woman alleges negligence after slip and fall on Carnival ship

Wadi Reformado Jul. 29, 2016, 11:17am

MIAMI – A passenger on the Carnival Breeze alleges that she slipped and sustained injuries on wet tile.

Former employee accuses Piranha Boatworks of discrimination

Wadi Reformado Jul. 29, 2016, 10:37am

ORLANDO – A former boat laminator alleges his Seminole County employer terminated him and denied him workers' compensation because of his race.