United States District Court Middle District of Florida News

Click, then sue: Call-blocking app was meet market for lawyers seeking clients

By John O'Brien | Jan 31, 2019

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Court records in Florida show how easy it is for people to get swept up in a figurative machine that generates lawsuits. In fact, it all started for one man with the push of a button.

DOJ settles with Florida company falsely claiming HUBZone status

By Shaun Zinck | Apr 9, 2015

A Florida-based heating and cooling business will pay the United States $250,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging it made false claims to the Small Business Administration in order to become a Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone), the Department of Justice reported Wednesday.

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