Celia Ampel

Florida's Newest Justice on Life, Law and 'Serial'

Celia Ampel

Justice C. Alan Lawson, who joined the Florida Supreme Court at the beginning of this year, came to Miami to share stories about his career and insights into the state's judicial branch.

Court: Immigration Agenda Not Part of Child Dependency Review

Celia Ampel

The Florida Supreme Court decision should end the summary dismissal of dependency petitions from young immigrants seeking U.S. residency.

Miami Attorneys Win $33.8M Med-Mal Award Against Federal Government

Celia Ampel

A judge ruled a federally employed OB-GYN lied about offering a cesarean section to a teen whose baby was then born with severe brain damage.

$17.4M Judgment Caps Long-Fought Ponzi Scheme Litigation

Celia Ampel

After a confidential settlement with Wells Fargo, plaintiffs attorneys secured a $17.4 million judgment against a company founder who admitted to fraud.

Junk Faxes Lead to $1.5M Class Action Settlement

Celia Ampel

The lawsuit came under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, which has seen dramatic increases in litigation in recent years.

Raymond James to Pay $150M to Settle Jay Peak Investor Claims

Celia Ampel

The settlement fund will help complete construction projects to secure investors' immigration status.

Jason Dimitris Elevated to Miami-Dade Circuit Bench

Celia Ampel

The county court judge was a government lawyer for many years.

Former Norwegian CEO Sues Cruise Line for Defamation — Again

Celia Ampel

Colin Veitch claims Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings' response to his first defamation lawsuit was also defamatory.

'Unsafe' Stem-Cell Eye Injections Draw Rebuke, Prompt Settlements

Celia Ampel

A Coral Gables firm obtained settlements for two women who were blinded by a procedure they believed was a clinical trial for stem-cell therapy.

UM, FIU Lead Florida in Bar Exam Passage Rates

Celia Ampel

The February exam results broke Florida International University College of Law's streak of boasting the top passage rate in the state.

Read More by Celia Ampel