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Former Burger King employees allege agreement between franchises restricted employee mobility

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Two residents from Louisiana and Pennsylvania allege a no-poach, no-hire agreement between Burger King franchisees suppressed their wages.

Fla. SC rejects Daubert standard in $8M mesothelioma case

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 8, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – The Florida Supreme Court has quashed an appellate court's ruling in a mesothelioma case and recommended that a final judgment issued by a trial court be reinstated.

Plaintiffs voluntarily dismiss class action against Reservations.com

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 7, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – After a judge recommended the dismissal of a lawsuit against Reservations.com, the customer who filed the suit asked for a voluntary dismissal of the case.

Consumer alleges medication manufactured by Prinston Pharmaceutical, others was contaminated

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Florida man alleges a generic blood pressure medication he purchased was contaminated by a probable human carcinogen.

Fort Lauderdale considers suing Big Oil amidst federal court rulings rejecting climate change theories

By John Sammon | Nov 2, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE (Legal Newsline) – The Fort Lauderdale City Commission is considering suing oil companies over the climate change activists say could raise sea coastal levels to catastrophic proportions.

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Attack on paint industry spreads to Pennsylvania; Sherwin-Williams asks judge for help

By John O'Brien | Nov 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania will be the next battleground in historically hard-fought litigation over lead paint, as private lawyers seeking one-third of possible multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements are teaming with county officials on lawsuits.

Investors in projects at Jay Peak and Q Burke ski resorts allege they were damaged by scheme

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 30, 2018

BURLINGTON, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – Investors in projects at ski resorts in the state allege they were damaged by a scheme and are seeking to recover their losses.

Florida joins settlement requiring Aetna to divest individual prescription drug plan business

By Marian Johns | Oct 24, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — The state of Florida has joined four other states and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in a settlement requiring Aetna to divest its individual prescription drug plan business to Florida-based WellCare due to anti-competitive concerns regarding the $69 million Aetna/CVS merger.

Florida alleges designer eyewear sales company violated Deceptive, Unfair Trade Practices Act

By Marian Johns | Oct 24, 2018

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division has filed a lawsuit against an online designer eyewear sales company for allegedly violated the state's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.

CSX Transportation alleges recycling company misrepresented it was insolvent to avoid paying judgment

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 18, 2018

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A rail transportation company alleges a Massachusetts company made fraudulent misrepresentations to avoid paying a judgment.

Westminster Pharmaceuticals, CVS Pharmacy alleged to have injured consumers with sale of adulterated medication

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 16, 2018

TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Pennsylvania woman alleges she was damaged because she paid full price for a prescription that is adulterated.

GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP: Advised CA Immo on the acquisition of Warsaw Spire Building C

By Press release submission | Oct 12, 2018

Lawyers from the Greenberg Traurig Warsaw office advised CA Immo in connection with the acquisition of Warsaw Spire Building C for ca. EUR 100 million.

Supreme Court of Florida rules loaders are 'dangerous instrumentalities' in case over man's severed finger

By Charmaine Little | Oct 3, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – On Sept. 27, the Supreme Court of Florida stated a company’s 8,000-pound piece of equipment really is dangerous, voiding the ruling of a lower court as the ruling infringed on decisions the Court and other district courts have made in the past.

Florida Supreme Court says appeals court erred when it reversed $4.5 million award over smoking-related death

By Charmaine Little | Oct 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Florida rejected the state's 4th District Court of Appeal’s decision to reverse a multimillion-dollar award for a woman whose mother died of lung cancer.

A&T alleged to have called Atlanta woman more than 100 times to collect alleged debt

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 1, 2018

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – An Atlanta resident alleges a debt collector harassed her with dozens of calls.

EEOC alleges Orlando restaurant described female bartender as available to date patrons

By Marian Johns | Oct 1, 2018

ORLANDO — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing an Italian restaurant in Orlando, alleging a female bartender was repeatedly propositioned, described as available to date patrons and told to dress "sexy" by a restaurant manager.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Lori G. Cohen Named LMG Life Sciences 2018 Product Liability Attorney of the Year; Inducted into Life Sciences Hall of Fame

By Press release submission | Sep 30, 2018

Greenberg Traurig, LLP issued the Lori G. Cohen, Co-Chair of the Global Litigation Practice at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was named “2018 Product Liability Attorney of the Year” by LMG Life Sciences, the definitive guide to leading North American law firms and lawyers specialized in the life sciences industry. announcement on Sept. 26.Lori G.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Investment Funds Attorney Peter Tsirigotis Joins GT’s Growing Corporate Practice

By Press release submission | Sep 30, 2018

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues to strategically expand its Corporate and Investment Funds practices with the addition of Petros (Peter) L. Tsirigotis as shareholder in its Washington, D.C. and New York City offices.

Delta Air Lines alleged to use deceptive practices when selling trip insurance to customers

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 29, 2018

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Florida woman alleges an airline receives kickbacks from selling trip insurance despite not having a license to broker insurance.

Comcast Cable Communications alleged to have harassed consumer with 150 calls in a month's time

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 28, 2018

OCALA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Lake County, Florida resident alleges that a debt collector called him 150 times in 30 days.

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