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Bahamas Celebration owner accused of negligence after passenger allegedly injured head

The Florida Record May 4, 2016, 10:39am

MIAMI – A Michigan woman who took a cruise on the vessel the Bahamas Celebration alleges she injured her head while on the ship.

Female attorneys in Florida report widespread gender bias

Ruth de Jauregui May 3, 2016, 6:04pm

TALLAHASSEE – A study sent to female members of the Florida Bar's Young Lawyer Division (YLD) revealed a significant number of women had experienced gender bias.

Woman claims she was injured during cruise on Norwegian Epic

The Florida Record May 3, 2016, 12:54pm

MIAMI – A Norwegian Epic passenger is suing the cruise vessel owners over injuries she alleges she sustained while on the ship.

Former server alleges Il Gabbiano restaurant owes wages

The Florida Record May 3, 2016, 12:48pm

MIAMI – A former server has filed a class-action lawsuit against a Miami restaurant and its owner over allegations they didn't pay employees proper wages.

Condo owners, agency seek declaration over use of Land's End mark

The Florida Record May 3, 2016, 12:41pm

TAMPA – Treasure Island condo owners and its St. Pete Beach agency are seeking the court's help over accusations that they infringed copyrights.

Three employees accuse Swissport SA LLC of unpaid overtime wages

The Florida Record May 3, 2016, 10:49am

MIAMI – Three employees working for a business at the Miami International Airport allege that they were not paid all of their overtime wages.

Man accuses Principal Life Insurance Co. of wrongful termination of benefits

The Florida Record May 3, 2016, 10:40am

MIAMI – A former Ohio Moulding Corp. employee alleges his disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Flower company files suit against Miami man alleging copyright infringement

The Florida Record May 3, 2016, 10:31am

FORT LAUDERDALE – A sculptural flower company alleges that a Miami individual and an Arkansas business unlawfully reproduced photographs without permission.

Tampa resident accuses Comenity Bank of telephone harassment

The Florida Record May 3, 2016, 10:18am

TAMPA – A consumer alleges that a bank has called her hundreds of times in an attempt to collect a purported debt belonging to an unknown individual.

Former employee alleges Roy Mizell & Kurtz Funeral Home did not pay overtime

The Florida Record May 2, 2016, 5:13pm

MIAMI – An assistant to the director has filed suit against a funeral home alleging he was not paid overtime wages.

Unum Life Insurance alleged to have wrongfully denied benefits

The Florida Record May 2, 2016, 5:02pm

TAMPA – A woman alleges she was wrongfully denied disability benefits.

Cruise passenger alleges he was injured on shore excursion

The Florida Record May 2, 2016, 4:49pm

MIAMI – A cruise passenger alleges he was injured while on a snorkeling trip.

Man claims Chinatopia is not ADA compliant

The Florida Record May 2, 2016, 4:11pm

FORT LAUDERDALE – A man alleges a Hollywood restaurant denies full access to the disabled.

Navient Solutions Inc. accused of telephone harassment

The Florida Record May 2, 2016, 3:25pm

MIAMI – A consumer alleges that debt collector has robocalled him more than 100 times.

Excell Electric Systems LLC alleged to have not paid overtime wages

The Florida Record May 2, 2016, 3:17pm

MIAMI – An electrician has filed a class-action lawsuit against his former employers alleging he worked an average of 82 hours per week but was not paid overtime.

Employee alleges AAA Discount Water Outlet - The Waterman Inc. owes unpaid overtime

The Florida Record May 2, 2016, 3:05pm

ORLANDO – A water technician is suing his Brevard County employer citing alleging unpaid wages.

Contempt case unusual because judge bypassed Florida Bar, attorney says

Karen Kidd May 2, 2016, 11:36am

WEST PALM BEACH (Florida Record) – A case like that of a Palm Beach County assistant public defender battling professional misconduct allegations is exceptionally rare but it’s not unheard of in more conventional channels, a Miami attorney said during a recent interview.

African-American lawyers recognize civil rights pioneer Virgil Hawkins

Emma Gallimore Apr. 30, 2016, 6:08pm

GAINESVILLE – Virgil Hawkins opened the door to the legal profession for African-American lawyers in Florida, and the legal profession has not forgotten his sacrifices.

Florida Supreme Court declines to hear birth injury suit; family can continue claim

Taryn Phaneuf Apr. 30, 2016, 5:58pm

TALLAHASSEE – In deciding not to hear a dispute over whether the University of Miami can be held liable for a birth injury, the Florida Supreme Court has allowed a family to continue to pursue its claim.

Florida Bar Suspends Fort Myers attorney

Mark Powell Apr. 29, 2016, 1:57pm

ORLANDO – The Florida Bar has suspended Fort Myers attorney Josiah Ewing Hutton Jr. for alleged misappropriations of client funds.