Growing Number Of Lawsuits Raise Questions About Care Provided By Cruise LinesIn a landmark case, the US Court of Appeals threw out the protection that cruise lines had long enjoyed.
Florida Colleges, Universities Shielded From COVID-19 LawsuitsMarking a victory for colleges and universities that shut down campuses last year during the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday shielding the schools from lawsuits seeking refunds for students because of the closures.
Florida Lawsuits Seek Refunds For State University StudentsWith the coronavirus shutting down state university campuses in March, at least two potential class-action lawsuits have been filed seeking refunds of money that students paid for the spring semester.
More Than A Dozen Lawsuits Filed Against FBI Over Parkland ShootingJust after midnight on January 5, 2018, a person who knew Nikolas Cruz made a call to the FBI. The caller described Cruz’s threats, his love of guns and said she feared he was going to explode. She told the FBI he wanted to kill people.
Wawa Convenience Store Chain Sued Over Data Breach At StoresThe Wawa convenience store chain is facing a wave of lawsuits over a data breach that affected its 850 locations along the East Coast.
Pharmaceutical Companies Accused In Opioid Epidemic Reach $235 Million SettlementFour defendants accused in thousands of lawsuits over the opioid epidemic reached a settlement Monday, averting a high-profile trial that was just hours away from starting.
Florida Passes Bill Aimed At Cutting Post-Hurricane LawsuitsHurricanes cause major problems for residents of Florida, as do the recovery efforts from those severe storms.
Trump To Allow Suits Over Seizures Of US Properties In CubaPresident Donald Trump is poised to allow lawsuits against foreign companies that have benefited from Cuba's seizure of American companies after the 1959 revolution, a senior administration official said Tuesday.
Parkland Victims, Family Members To File At Least 20 Lawsuits Against Broward Schools, BSO & OthersIt’s been nearly 14 months since the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, yet the painful memories are still fresh in the minds of many.
Florida Legislature Bill Would Protect Businesses From Large Lawsuit AwardsA Florida House bill making its way through the legislature would limit non-economic lawsuit awards to $1 million.
US To Allow Lawsuits Against Cuban Entities In Federal CourtsUS claimants can begin bringing suits against Cuban entities in US federal courts beginning on March 19, according to a senior State Department official.
Dems Pull Lawsuits Challenging Florida Election Laws Groups aligned with Democrats have pulled some of their lawsuits challenging Florida election laws.
Bill Would Set Aside $110 Million For Parkland LawsuitsRep. Kristin Jacobs, D-Coconut Creek, proposed a bill Wednesday that would set aside $110 million next year for settlement of lawsuits stemming from the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
Jacksonville Mall Where Shooting Occurred Faces 10 LawsuitsTen lawsuits have been filed against the owners of a Jacksonville outdoor mall where authorities say a gunman opened fire at an online video game tournament, killing two people, wounding several others and then fatally shooting himself.
Florida Gets Chunk From UPS Settlement A multi-million dollar settlement has been reached with UPS in a lawsuit claiming bad delivery practices.