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Worker sues disabilty insurer over denial of disability claim

Robert Hadley Jan. 24, 2016, 12:59pm

TAMPA, Fla. – A Florida woman is suing United of Omaha Life Insurance for denying her disability claim under a policy paid through her employer.

Carnival sued by cruise ship passenger after an employee allegedly ran over, injured his foot with a cart

Annie Hunt Jan. 24, 2016, 12:51pm

MIAMI — A passenger aboard the Carnival Victory cruise ship is suing the Carnival Corporation, alleging he was injured after an employee ran over his foot with a cart.

Sunrise Properties allegedly failed to pay OT

Annie Hunt Jan. 21, 2016, 10:40pm

MIAMI—A former employee of Sunrise Properties is suing the residential management company for alleged failure to pay minimum wage and overtime compensation.

Hartford Life facing suit after cutting off man's disability benefits

Annie Hunt Jan. 21, 2016, 10:16pm

TAMPA—A Pinellas County man alleges a national insurance company violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) by cutting off his disability benefits.

Tallahassee loan servicing firm allegedly violated Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Molly English-Bowers Jan. 21, 2016, 9:59pm

MIAMI—A Florida man is suing over alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

JP Morgan Chase accused for trying to over-collect on mortgage

Annie Hunt Jan. 21, 2016, 9:40pm

MIAMI—A Florida woman is suing JP Morgan Chase Bank alleging the company attempted  to over-collect on her mortgage with misleading fees.

24-7 Intouch allegedly violated FLSA and Florida Whistleblower law

Annie Hunt Jan. 21, 2016, 8:30pm

TAMPA—Three former customer service representatives for 24-7 Intouch are suing the company, alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Florida Whistleblower law. 

Woman wants court to order Prudential to pay disability insurance

Annie Hunt Jan. 21, 2016, 6:52pm

MIAMI—A former employee of the Bank of New York Mellon Corporation is suing Prudential Insurance Company for alleged violations of disability rights.

Carnival Miracle passenger blames ship's owner for fall

Annie Hunt Jan. 21, 2016, 1:51pm

MIAMI — A Colorado woman seeks damages for injuries she claims to have sustained aboard the Carnival Miracle.

American Casualty seeks judgment regarding single claim vs. compound claim

Molly English-Bowers Jan. 21, 2016, 1:29pm

WEST PALM BEACH—A Pennsylvania insurance company is suing over whether a claim is individual or related, which would make a difference in the payout of the claims.

Florida couple accuse Cordoba & Associates of deceptive debt collection practices

Robert Hadley Jan. 20, 2016, 10:51pm

MIAMI—A Broward County couple in default on an American Express credit card say a debt collection firm violated Florida and federal law when it attempted to garnish their bank account.

Former Wendy's employee sues for alleged unpaid wages

Annie Hunt Jan. 19, 2016, 5:12pm

PALM BEACH COUNTY — A former Wendy’s employee is suing a restaurant in West Palm Beach for alleged failure to pay overtime compensation and minimum wage.

Fleetmatics allegedly violated Fair Labor Act

Molly English-Bowers Jan. 19, 2016, 4:37pm

TAMPA – Former Florida co-workers are suing over alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which mandates overtime pay of time and a half for certain workers.

Man says Hartford Life and Accident Insurance wrongfully denied disability claim

Annie Hunt Jan. 19, 2016, 3:57pm

MIAMI—A former employee of Permian Mud Service Inc. claims an insurance company wrongly denied his disability claim.

Miami's Menper Distributors alleges trademark infringement

Molly English-Bowers Jan. 19, 2016, 3:07pm

MIAMI–A Miami corporation is suing over what it believes is trademark infringement and unfair competition under federal and state statutes.

Plaintiff alleges unwarranted nuisance calls by debt collector

Molly English-Bowers Jan. 19, 2016, 1:13pm

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Fort Lauderdale man is suing over claims that a debt collector made repetitious and invasive automated calls to his cell phone for a debt owed by another person.

Woman blames Carnival Cruise Lines for slip-and-fall injuries

Annie Hunt Jan. 19, 2016, 12:54pm

MIAMI — A Carnival Cruise Lines passenger is suing the Panamanian corporation for alleged negligence resulting in a disembarkation injury.

Filipino media company seeks $2 million per alleged copyright infringement

Molly English-Bowers Jan. 19, 2016, 9:05am

FORT LAUDERDALE—A media corporation based in the Philippines and California is suing over alleged trademark and copyright infringement.

BPI Sports claims competitor's bars are advertised with false claims

Molly English-Bowers Jan. 18, 2016, 3:41pm

MIAMI – A Hollywood company is suing over allegedly false claims made by a competitor regarding the competitor's energy bars.

Pipe manufacturer employee sues Spears Coastline claiming FLSA violation

Annie Hunt Jan. 18, 2016, 3:26pm

JACKSONVILLE – A Nassau County man is suing Spears Coastline Plastics, alleging the chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) pipe manufacturer intentionally neglected to pay for owed overtime.