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Court Rules Against Damage Caps For Medical Malpractice

A Florida court has ruled that caps on certain damages in medical malpractice lawsuits do not apply in personal injury cases.

07/05/2015

Lethal injection gurney on Florida's death row. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Justices Uphold Use Of Drug Implicated In Botched Executions

The Supreme Court, on Monday, upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injections executions—even as two dissenting justices said for the first time they think it’s “highly likely” the death penalty itself is unconstitutional.

06/29/2015

<> on January 6, 2015 in Miami, Florida.

Supreme Court Overturns Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

South Florida same sex couples who are, or get, married will now have that marriage recognized by every state in the union.

06/26/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio Disagrees With High Court Ruling On Health Law

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio says the U.S. Supreme Court decisions on a key provision of the President’s health care law and state bans on gay marriage should not be the final word on either issue.

06/25/2015

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Appeals Court Tosses Out Key Workers Comp Ruling

A South Florida appeals court Wednesday overturned a circuit judge’s constitutional ruling that threatened a major underpinning of the state’s workers-compensation insurance system.

06/24/2015

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Supreme Court To Decide On Dade Woman’s Frozen Assets

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to review the case of a Miami-Dade woman who had her untainted assets frozen by the government.

06/08/2015

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Kiosks Could Help Floridians Get Access To Legal Aid

People needing help with divorces, foreclosures or child support could use public computers at libraries, shopping malls or courthouses as a type of legal “triage” under a proposal approved Friday by the Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice.

05/15/2015

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Rebuffed In Children’s Medicaid Fight

A federal judge last week rejected the state’s latest attempt to end a decade-long lawsuit that contends Florida has not properly provided care to children in the Medicaid program.

05/04/2015

Members of the Florida House bow their heads in pr

House Tells High Court Adjourning Early Was Legal

In response to a lawsuit filed by state Senate Democrats, the leadership of the Florida House has told the state’s highest court that it had the power to adjourn three days before the schedule end of the session.

05/01/2015

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Supreme Court Hears Same-Sex Marriage Arguments

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments Tuesday in several cases about the right of same-sex couples to marry.

04/28/2015

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