A former franchisee alerted an executive in charge of Subway's advertising in 2008 about her concerns about pitchman Jared Fogle, according to her lawyer.
A former franchisee alerted an executive in charge of Subway's advertising in 2008 about her concerns about pitchman Jared Fogle, according to her lawyer.
Joe Sirven of Holland & Knight said a "perfect storm" has led to a shortage of midlevel associates for corporate and real estate groups.
The chief judge in Palm Beach Circuit issued an order closing courts Monday. Clerks in Miami-Dade and Broward counties are waiting to decide their emergency plans.
Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Marcia Caballero was influenced by the compassion of the judge who handled the trial following her grandfather's murder.
A Miami federal grand jury charges a Peruvian man for allegedly extorting money from Spanish speakers in the U.S. after concocting unpaid bills.
Court clerks in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties are working on emergency plans for Tropical Storm Erika. No office closings have been scheduled.
Arnold & Porter's Jerome Falk and Horvitz & Levy's Jon Eisenberg have joined the legal team for Christy Donorovich-O'Donnell, whose case sputtered in the lower court.
The Broward Bar Association opposes reciprocity and admission by motion, joining the Clearwater Bar Association in opposing a move to ease rules for out-of-state attorneys to practice in Florida.
Delray Beach developer Anthony Pugliese pleads no contest to fraud conspiracy and grand theft for allegedly swindling Subway co-founder Fred DeLuca out of about $1.1 million.
The Third District Court of Appeal strikes the testimony of doctors and ejects questionable closing arguments in the case of a girl who lost a kidney.
With the Justice Department planning to hire a criminal division compliance counsel, companies wonder how the government will assess a program's effectiveness, write attorneys Alison Tanchyk and Margaret Erin Rodgers Schmidt.
Wading into complicated tax and sovereignty issues, a federal appeals court issued a split decision in a dispute between the state and the Seminole Tribe of Florida about rental and utility taxes on tribal property.
From Davis Polk to the Justice Department to… Bachelor in Paradise?
The NFL free agent testified he left his financial affairs to a manager until he realized $1.4 million was gone from an account in his name. He's suing BB&T for negligence on his lost funds.
The Fourth District Court of Appeal hands a knockout win to a promoter disputing another contract signed by Ultimate Fighting Champion fighter Thiago Alves.
An appeals court says a high school teacher whose identity was stolen has no legal remedy against her arresting officer or a department store where a check bearing her name was passed.
Steven Laduzinski alleged he was lured by a promise of a managerial post overseeing a high workload at consulting firm Alvarez & Marsal, but that the company was actually suffering from a sharp downturn and his supervisors were more interested in exploiting his business contacts with wealthy Latin Americans.
Jury selection began slowly in Miami federal court in the case filed by six current and former NFL players who blame BB&T for millions of dollars in investment losses.
A messy budget fight that forced Florida's legislators to hold an unusual June special session cost taxpayers more than $651,000, according to figures released by the Florida Senate.
A new survey revealed only 31 percent of respondents were confident in their organizations security posture.
A former client alleges Berges Law Group and Consumer Protection Counsel violated federal and state regulations for credit repair organizations.
Tallahassee lawyer Floyd Self, who grew up in Coral Gables, fears a large solar facility unregulated in the middle of residential housing.
A host of veteran lawyers at Becker & Poliakoff--most in the community association practice group--have left in recent months, some citing morale issues and a focus away from their core practice group.
Going against two precedent-setting rulings, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge A. Jay Cristol in Miami found it would be unjust to force homeowners to tap out of foreclosure cases.
China's stock tumble, with its nerve-rattling aftershocks in the U.S., will likely cause many law firms to further scrutinize their strategy in Asia.
Suit seeks damages on behalf of "all Canadian citizens," as many as 250,000 of which had accounts with the dating site.
A developer won a $1.5 million verdict in a downzoning case against Hollywood but lost on a potentially more expensive constitutional challenge.
The Third, Seventh and Eleventh circuits weigh in with nuanced conclusions on ascertainability, writes attorney Carl Goldfarb.
A Deerfield Beach man is behind bars and faces 10 years in prison for allegedly trying to convince a mother and her two underage daughters to meet him for sex.
Ashley Madison may have people from government agents to Josh Duggar sweating, but these five cybersecurity hacks have already paved the way for potential embarrassment.
Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Stephen Millan knew in elementary school that he wanted to practice law.
Miami attorneys uncovered a real estate scam involving claims of a forged notary public signature, fraudulent documents and brisk deed transfers.
U.S. District Judge Robert N. Scola vacates a $1.3 million default judgment against a hotel owner, finding that the defendant didn't receive notice of the suit until it was resolved.
A woman who said she works as an escort and porn star under the name Kayla Kupcakes flashed her breasts at Broward County Court Judge John Hurley during a court appearance.
The Hispanic Law Student Association of the University of Miami School of Law has received the Hispanic National Bar Association's annual Law Student Organization of the Year award.
A trial judge has levied sanctions against a New Jersey attorney who the judge said filed a lawsuit "solely in bad faith, for the purpose of harassment of ... adversarial counsel."
Attorney Jay Cohen writes that there is no good reason to support reciprocity in the Florida legal community.
The AshleyMadison.com hack, which unleashed onto the Internet yesterday nearly 40 million names and email addresses of possible users who sought extramarital affairs, isn’t sexy enough for many plaintiffs lawyers.
Two months into his Florida Bar presidency, Miami litigator Ramon Abadin sits down with the Daily Business Review to talk about reciprocity and how he is coping with the furor.
Circuit Judge John Contini is moving to family court Monday after prosecutors argued his sentences are biased toward defendants.
Law firms are turning to social media to build their brands and buzz, writes public relations professional Julie Talenfeld.
A fight between Planned Parenthood and Gov. Rick Scott's administration escalated, with state health officials saying three clinics can continue to operate but remain under investigation for allegedly performing illegal second-trimester abortions.
The Ocheesee Creamery in the Florida Panhandle produces all-natural skim milk from grass-fed cows with absolutely nothing added, yet the state says it has to call it "imitation."
Facing mandatory retirement, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Gill Freeman will not run for re-election next year and plans to become a mediator or arbitrator.
DLA Piper, Barnes & Thornburg and Stikeman Elliott have been retained by Toronto-based Avid Life Media, owner of AshleyMadison.com, a controversial online dating and social networking service that has been targeted by hackers.
Society understandably abhors the growing epidemic of child pornography, but is the way the criminal justice system deals with these offenders disproportionate in severity to the offender's psychological behavior?
Since 2010, Justice Sonia Sotomayor has had a series of interns working for her at the court for brief periods, from two to four months long. College seniors or recent college graduates are preferred, and a legal background is not required. Sotomayor is the only justice with interns.
A University of Miami victory in a medical malpractice case was upheld by the Third District Court of Appeal.
Florida appellate courts are divided on the reimbursement rates insurance companies can apply to personal injury protection claims. The Fourth District Court of Appeal is the latest to weigh in.
Attorney Mitchell W. Goldberg analyzes the tax impacts of mandatory accounting methods for condominium developers during construction.
Target Corp. reached a settlement with Visa Inc. over a hacker attack that struck the chain during the 2013 holiday season and exposed millions of customers' personal information.
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has confirmed only five federal judges this year, the slowest pace since 1953, according to new research.
More law schools are teaching the business of law to help graduates pursuing solo practices, including Nova Southeastern, which is launching its new class this semester.
The U.S. Marshals Service said a man with an appointment at the probation office left his backpack outside because it wasn't allowed in.
Former Uber driver Darrin McGillis was deemed an employee by the Florida Revenue Department after he filed for unemployment benefits when the company let him go.
Forty-two employees in the Miami-Dade Clerk's Office are out of work after statewide budget cuts.
Judge Lynn Rosenthal accepts a 90-day unpaid suspension and reprimand under an agreement with the state Judicial Qualifications Commission to resolve her ethics case.
On a condo association appeal in a foreclosure case, a state appeals court sees a mortgage servicer as the same as a successor or assignee entitled to safe-harbor protection, writes attorney Laura Manning-Hudson.
Plaintiffs attorneys argue cities such as Hollywood have improperly ceded to a private contractor a city's power to decide whether any given caught-on-camera driver ran a red light.
Boxing promoter Don King files a breach-of-contract lawsuit in Miami federal court seeking to stop boxer Ricardo Mayorga from fighting Aug. 29 without his authorization.
Grove Isle residents scored a victory in a court battle against a developer planning a new tower at the exclusive community on Biscayne Bay.
The first couple to be issued a same-sex marriage license in Florida sued the state, saying the Bureau of Vital Statistics still won't allow hospitals to list both same-sex parents on birth certificates.
In the ongoing case of the Florida Legislature vs. the Florida Supreme Court, the final verdict might have to wait.
Thirty-one employees have quit or been fired by the Broward Clerk of Courts and 41 full-time positions have been eliminated in the Palm Beach clerk's office to cope with state budget cuts.
The Ferraro Law Firm has received a $17 million verdict for a Miami man dying of asbestos exposure.
A team of Fort Lauderdale attorneys with Boies, Schiller & Flexner help reach the deal with a financial services company accused of breaching its obligation to investors.
The Miami legal community and members of the Venezuelan American Bar Assocation are reeling over the death of John Pate, the father of White & Case Miami associate who was murdered at his upscale Caracas home.
Wifredo Ferrer, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida, is being recognized as the Hispanic National Bar Association's 2015 Latino Lawyer of the Year.
The hacking of the extramarital affair website AshleyMadison.com may lead to public exploitation of private endeavors, writes attorney Stuart Manoff.
After the Senate blocked the idea this year, the House likely will renew a push in 2016 to let patients stay overnight at ambulatory surgical centers and could again seek to open the door for longer-term recovery centers.
Miami attorneys represented a Puerto Rican couple who held bonds before they plummeted in 2013.
Two South Florida attorneys who weren't paid for thousands of hours of work on a notorious negligence case won their appeal.
Tony Buzbee, who represents a group of big energy investor plaintiffs, alleges that the international law firm hid a litigation demand letter from his clients and even pretended to represent them.
State Farm appealed twice to avoid paying $888 for MRIs in a personal injury protection case, but the Fourth District Court of Appeal is telling the company to pay up.
The University of Florida law school is talking with the Florida Institute of Technology about establishing a tech-focused joint law program.
A Fort Lauderdale attorney won a $1.8 million jury award for the estate of a longtime smoker who died while her case was pending.
Steven Leifman, associate administrative judge of the Miami-Dade County Court criminal division, will receive the William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence from U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts for his pioneering work in setting up a mental health diversionary program.
The League of Women Voters of Florida will start building a coalition to fight newly filed bills that would allow people to carry concealed weapons on college and university campuses.
Companies that hire ndependent contractors may be in need of job classification audits based on new U.S. Department of Labor guidance, write attorneys April Boyer and Amy Groff.
Famed plaintiffs attorney Willie Gary and two Miami attorneys land a $5 million jury verdict for a former University of Miami football player against UPS.
A federal judge in Miami rejects a motion by Caterpillar to move a $50 million case to Brazil, calling it a "last-ditch effort" by the company. A Brazilian power plant operator claims faulty Caterpillar generators exploded.
The class action filed on behalf of thousands of ticketed Floridians who received red-light camera tickets is moving forward after a Miami federal judge threw out most motions to dismiss it.
Attorney Frederick Keitel still wants Palm Beach Circuit Judge Meenu Sasser thrown off his commercial foreclocsure case even through an appeals court has denied the request.
Prison reform advocates who have spent years campaigning against solitary confinement are counting on a powerful new ally in their quest to end the practice—Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.
The developer planned a high-rise condo tower but claims City Commission action to shorten building height limits robbed it of construction options.
The knives are out again in a visa dispute between Brazilian steakhouse chain Fogo de Chao and federal immigration authorities. In a new lawsuit, the chain accused the feds of violating a federal appeals court order.
The Daily Business Review will recognize the group of attorneys with notable achievements in law at an Oct. 14 luncheon in Miami.
The plaintiff in an early Georgia suit over defective Takata Corp. air bags had already received her recall notice from Honda, but when she went to the service department, she was told replacement parts wouldn't arrive for two weeks to three months.
A rehabilitation center is suing Hardee County for lost property rights for allowing a phosphate mine to expand next door.
Jupiter-based Dyadic International reaches a seven-figure settlement with Moscowitz & Moscowitz after suing three law firms and its former accounting firm.
A dispute alleging Gov. Rick Scott and his staff subverted public-records laws will cost the state $700,000, according to an agreement released by the governor's office.
A letter writer says the Cuban embargo has provided the Castros with their own version of the Berlin Wall, assuring them decades of unfettered rule.
Pay raises for corporate general counsel are hardly automatic. Incentive pay, bonus income and stock awards tend to ebb and flow from year to year.
Attorneys Tenikka L. Jones and Denise M. Rosenthal explore the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing disparate-impact claims in Fair Housing Act lawsuits.
Two Fort Lauderdale credit-repair firms are accused of taking $500,000 from clients but never paying off their debts.
Attorney Carol Finklehoffe said a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit sets a favorable precedent for passengers who fall on cruise ships.
Longtime Florida State University law dean Donald Weidner will leave the public school next June.
For Anthony Murgio and Josh Aaron college life was an education in making fast cash online. Federal prosecutors say the 31-year-olds have since used their skills unlawfully, including last summer's cyberattack on JPMorgan Chase, one of the largest bank hacks in U.S. history.
West Palm Beach attorney L. Louis Mrachek and his law firm await sanctions after a bankruptcy judge found the firm pursued a 'vindictive' motion to disqualify opposing counsel.
Four South Florida developers and two general contractors are charged with being part of a kickback scheme that inflated affordable housing contracts by at least $26 million.