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Miccosukee Tribe Re-Elects Leader

It was a nail biter election in the hotly contested race to decide who would lead the Miccosukee Tribe for the next four-years. Only 23 votes determined Colley Billie’s reelection victory over his archenemy, ousted former chairman Billy Cypress.

11/29/2013

(Courtesy: Leyza Blanco)

Members Of South Florida’s Legal Community Gather To Help Colleague Fight Cancer

Members of South Florida’s legal community are rallying around a colleague diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer.

10/05/2013

(Source: CBS4)

FL Supreme Court Signs Off On Plan To Eliminate Judges In Foreclosure Cases

The Florida Supreme Court changed the way the state deals with foreclosure cases clogging up courtrooms Thursday.

CBS4–05/09/2013

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FPL Rate Hike Moves To Florida Supreme Court

Two months ago, utility regulators OK’d an increased in how much you’ll pay for FPL services. Now the state lawyer who represents utility customers said Thursday he will challenge the decision in the Florida Supreme Court.

CBS4–02/09/2013

Photo from the underpass where the accident occurred. (Credit: CBS 4 Miami / Joseph Escobar)

3rd Passenger Dies After Deadly MIA Bus Crash

A third person has died from their injuries after the bus they were riding in slammed into a concrete overhang at Miami International Airport.

CBS4–12/10/2012

(Source: CBS 4 Miami / Joseph Escobar)

Two Lawsuits Filed Against Driver, Bus Company In Deadly MIA Bus Crash

Two lawsuits have been filed in Miami-Dade Circuit Court against the bus driver and bus company involved in the deadly crash at Miami International Airport.

CBS4–12/07/2012

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S. Fla. Law Experts Weigh In On Trayvon Martin Case

Several South Florida law experts agree that a rush to judgment in the Trayvon Martin case could be detrimental in the end.

CBS4–04/06/2012

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Hip Replacement Recall Targets Poisonous Metal

Thousands of people who’d hoped an artificial hip would relieve their pain… are now fearful the new joints are slowly poisoning them. CBS4′s Cynthia Demos examines the complications with metal on metal hip implants.

CBS4–10/26/2011

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Limits On Health Lawsuits Move In Florida House

you want to sue a doctor or hospital over the care you received, it may be a lot tougher if action taken by the Florida House Friday becomes law. Legislators moved forward on two bills that would help shield doctors, hospitals and nursing homes from costly lawsuits.

CBS Miami–04/29/2011

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Fla. Senate Makes Suing Auto Makers Harder

It’s going to be more difficult for injured consumers to sue auto makers and other manufacturers under a new bill passed by the Florida Senate.

CBS4–03/16/2011