A South Florida appeals court has upheld a verdict that calls for Philip Morris USA to pay $5 million to a man who suffers coronary heart disease caused by smoking.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has decided that investigators do not need a search warrant to obtain cellphone location records in criminal prosecutions.
In a case stemming from a conductor who suffered a fatal heart attack, a divided appeals court Monday sided with CSX Transportation in a dispute about the railroad’s duty to provide medical assistance.
A federal appeals court is expected to hear arguments in the battle on the constitutionality of a system which tied teacher evaluations to student performance in Florida.
A state appeals court Friday overturned a circuit judge’s ruling that a woman was partially negligent in a slip-and-fall accident because she was wearing high-heeled shoes.
A judge has set a re-sentencing date for the boy convicted of killing his Miami middle school friend.
A federal appeals court again rejected a Florida law requiring welfare applicants to submit to drug tests before they can receive benefits.
An appeals court Wednesday ruled that it is unconstitutional for Florida to try to collect sales taxes from a Palm Beach County company that takes online orders for flowers delivered in other states or countries.
In a strongly worded opinion, a South Florida appeals court has rejected a defendant’s request to unseal medical records of a teenage girl who was molested at a Boca Raton condominium building.
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – A search of a man’s cell phone that led to finding names of about two dozen other people and Social Security numbers was improper because police did not have a warrant. That […]