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Former employee alleges unlawful retaliation at VA clinic

FORT MYERS – A registered nurse care coordinator has filed suit against her former employer alleging retaliation for filing a complaint.

Lee County resident accuses Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC of telephone harassment

FORT MYERS – A Fort Myers consumer has filed a suit against a Tallahassee debt collector over allegations it has called him approximately 800 times.

Disabled woman accuses Aetna Life Insurance Co. of wrongful termination of benefits

ORLANDO – A former Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co. employee alleges that her disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Lawyers and legal professionals to meet at FJA Convention

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Justice Association (FJA) Convention is just around the corner.

Rep. Brown taking redistricting case to U.S. Supreme Court

JACKSONVILLE – U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown (D-Fla.) is continuing to fight a redistricting plan that would shift her congressional district from north-south to east-west, but her prospects for victory aren’t clear for several reasons.

Unopposed candidates common in Florida and the US, professor says

GAINESVILLE – R.J. Larizza, state attorney for Florida’s 7th Judicial Circuit, is running unopposed for a third term, an increasingly common phenomenon in state and local elections.

Anthem of the Seas passenger alleges she was injured on ship

MIAMI – An Anthem of the Seas passenger alleges she was injured by an ice cream machine aboard the cruise ship.

P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc. accused of racial discrimination

MIAMI – An African-Caribbean male alleges a restaurant discriminated against him because of his race.

Lighting Science Group Corp. accuses Calif. business of patent infringement

ORLANDO – A Melbourne lighting manufacturer is suing a California corporation, alleging it is selling infringing products.

Man alleges GB Instruments used unlawful employment practices

MIAMI – A former production superintendent is suing his Deerfield Beach employer alleging he was not paid overtime and detained in Russia on a trip because of the employer's unlawful practices.

Woman files suit against Ohio debt collector alleging violation of debt law

ORLANDO – An Orange County consumer alleges an Ohio debt collector violated debt collection laws in an attempt to collect a student loan purportedly in default.

Man claims Xarelto caused damages

MIAMI – A man has filed a suit against multiple pharmaceutical companies alleging a prescription drug caused life-threatening bleeding.

Company alleges Carter & Verplanck Inc. pumps caused delays

WEST PALM BEACH – A construction company alleges a Tampa water pump supplier delivered non-conforming goods for a water treatment project in Palm Beach County.

2 new judges appointed to Escambia County Court

TALLAHASSEE – Florida Gov. Rick Scott recently appointed two new judges to the Escambia County Court.

Florida attorneys: Stick to long-term investment strategy

Though every investor has had to bear 2016’s volatile stock market, Florida attorneys continue to be bullish about the importance of staying on a consistent, long-term investment course.

'Docs vs. Glocks' case not about guns but speech, foundation says

WEST PALM BEACH – Courts need to change the way they examine laws limiting speech in professional situations, starting with the Florida law banning doctors from asking patients about gun ownership without a health reason, according to the Pacific Legal Foundation.

Ashton, Ayala vie for state attorney post

ORLANDO – One candidate’s perceived weakness could instead be a strength, according to a political science expert.

Former U.S. Attorney Pamela Cothran Marsh joins Berger Singerman

MIAMI – Up-and-coming attorneys should handle their mistakes as well as their successes, Pamela Cothran Marsh, former United States Attorney for Florida's Northern District who recently joined a Miami law firm, said during an interview.

Congresswoman takes Florida redistricting fight to U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON – In the latest chapter in the state of Florida’s redistricting saga, U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown (D-Fla.) appealed her redistricting case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Pinellas County man accuses Intrepid Powerboats Inc. of racial discrimination

TAMPA – A Caucasian male alleges he was subject to discrimination at his workplace and was terminated in retaliation of reporting it.