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Bill fails, but discussion over public records laws continues

Emma Gallimore Mar. 17, 2016, 5:40pm

TALLAHASSEE — Despite the compromise reached between public records advocates and lawmakers last month, controversial Senate Bill 1220 regarding Public Records did not pass in the Florida House of Representatives.

An employee is suing former employer for alleged underpayment of wages

The Florida Record Mar. 17, 2016, 5:22pm

ORLANDO — A man who says he worked as a restaurant cook for three years is suing his former employer, claiming violation of overtime pay and minimum wage laws.

Horse breeder sues buyer over alleged contract breach

The Florida Record Mar. 17, 2016, 4:48pm

PALM BEACH — An Oklahoma horse breeder is suing a buyer who lives in West Palm Beach, alleging breach of contract. 

U.S. SC set to consider public interest firm’s petition for review of Duracell settlement

Jessica Karmasek Mar. 17, 2016, 4:27pm

WASHINGTON  - The U.S. Supreme Court on March 18 will consider a petition asking it to review a consumer fraud class action settlement, claiming plaintiffs lawyers “by far” received the largest share of the benefits the settlement produced.

AG Bondi to seek U.S. SC review of 'no surcharge' challenge

Karen Kidd Mar. 17, 2016, 4:20pm

TALLAHASSEE – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi will appeal a loss in four companies' constitutional challenge to the state's "no surcharge" laws, which bar surcharges on credit card purchases, to the U.S. Supreme Court, a spokesperson said.

Company sues farm operators over alleged breach of contract

The Florida Record Mar. 16, 2016, 8:44pm

FORT MYERS – A seed and crop protection producer is suing farm operators over allegedly unpaid delivered goods.

Former employee sues Abalux Inc. for allegedly unpaid wages

The Florida Record Mar. 16, 2016, 8:37pm

MIAMI – A sign maker is suing his former employer claiming he was not paid overtime.

Floral Logistics accused of violating FMLA

The Florida Record Mar. 16, 2016, 8:20pm

MIAMI – A forklift operator alleges he was terminated after asking for leave to care for his wife.

Consumer alleges Ally Financial engaged in telephone harassment

The Florida Record Mar. 16, 2016, 8:02pm

ORLANDO – A Melbourne woman is suing a company that sought to recover an alleged debt in a manner that the plaintiff claims is a violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act.

Laborer sues joint employers over alleged unpaid wages

The Florida Record Mar. 16, 2016, 7:55pm

MIAMI – A laborer is suing his employers over allegations of unpaid overtime.

Man sues drivers, government over traffic accident

The Florida Record Mar. 16, 2016, 5:35pm

ORLANDO — A man who says he was injured in a chain-reaction crash on a Tampa freeway has sued two other motorists and the United States of America, citing alleged negligence.

Minor with eating disorder sues insurer

The Florida Record Mar. 16, 2016, 4:50pm

MIAMI — A minor child in Florida who was a covered dependent of a Sentry Data Systems employee is suing an insurance company, claiming the insurer improperly denied payment for some elements of care targeting her eating disorder.

Online retail store sues distributor over alleged trademark infringement

The Florida Record Mar. 15, 2016, 9:09pm

MIAMI – A Miami online medical service has filed a suit against a North Carolina corporation over allegations of trademark infringement.

Consumer sues law firm over alleged misrepresentation in debt collection

The Florida Record Mar. 15, 2016, 8:52pm

MIAMI – A Palm Beach County woman is suing a Tampa law firm over allegations of deceptive debt collection practices.

Owners of Fontainebleau trademarks allege infringement

The Florida Record Mar. 15, 2016, 8:39pm

MIAMI – An Aventura-based hotel and restaurant company is suing a Miami vacation rental service over allegations of trademark infringement.

U.S. Postal Service sued in sidewalk fall

The Florida Record Mar. 15, 2016, 7:25pm

FORT LAUDERDALE — A woman is suing the United State Postal Service, claiming she suffered serious injuries when she tripped and fell on an uneven sidewalk outside a postal facility in Fort Lauderdale.

Former store clerk sues over alleged wage violations

The Florida Record Mar. 15, 2016, 7:09pm

MIAMI — A former store clerk has filed a class-action suit against three defendants, alleging violation of minimum-wage and overtime law.

Man seeks overtime pay for work as countertop, cabinet installer

The Florida Record Mar. 15, 2016, 6:35pm

OCALA — A man is suing parties he claims were his joint employers, alleging failure to pay him properly for overtime.

Woman's lawsuit fights cutoff of long-term disability benefits

The Florida Record Mar. 15, 2016, 6:02pm

MIAMI — A woman is suing an insurance company over an allegation that her long-term disability benefits were improperly terminated.

N.Y. personal injury law firm being sued for legal malpractice

Jessica Karmasek Mar. 15, 2016, 4:04pm

OXFORD, Miss.- A Florida man and his wife are suing a New York law firm for malpractice, alleging the firm and two of its attorneys failed to properly represent them in a personal injury lawsuit against the owners of two Mississippi hotels.