The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule this spring on a Florida wetlands case igniting national debate because of its potential impact on the requirements government can impose on property owners in exchange for allowing them to develop their properties.
South Florida lawyers differ on the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Alien Tort Statute limiting liability for corporations and others blamed for human rights abuses committed abroad.
Federal prosecutors teamed up with Miami legal aid attorneys under a novel use of the False Claims Act targeting Section 8 landlords who shake down low-income tenants for extra rent.
Thomas Horton, outgoing chairman, president and CEO of American Airlines' parent, AMR Corp., had his $20 million severance package at least temporarily rejected by a U.S. bankruptcy judge.
Former Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jorge J. Perez rebutts criticism that he "systematically exploited" his position as receiver for a Bal Harbor One Resort & Spa and condominium complex.
South Florida federal courts under a nationwide pilot program are starting to attract major patent cases, such as Motorola taking on Apple over cell phone technology.
A challenge to the federal government's pretrial seizure of South Florida defendants' assets is heading to the U.S. Supreme Court.
U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra reverses sanctions imposed by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge John Olson against seven attorneys for claims objections, finding instead good faith conduct.
Are regulations working in the wake of the financial crisis? FiNRA statistics show higher fines on fewer complaints by consumers about brokers.
In "the first decision of its kind," according to attorney Alan Rosenthal, West Palm Beach federal judge Kenneth Ryskamp ruled a foreclosure defense law firm misused the Truth In Lending Act to gain leverage and attorney fees.
The DEA is targeting Walgreen in Florida for filling too many narcotics prescriptions. Attorneys for the drugstore chain say it has done nothing wrong in the wake of a crackdown on pill mills.