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Breath Tests Get Support In DUI Wars

By News Service of Florida |

Vendors, such as those for the Intoximeter, are pushing to get tougher on first time DUI offenders over the objections of state highway safety officials.

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's Guantanamo Trial Off Track Again

A pretrial hearing introduced more obstacles to a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay for one of the masterminds of the 9/11 attacks.

Foreclosure

How Miami-Dade And Palm Beach Are Trying To Dispose Of Foreclosure Cases

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Administrative orders under challenge are being used in Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties to dispose of foreclosure cases.

$15.8 Million Awarded To Woman's Family For LabCorp Mistake

By John Pacenti |

A West Palm Beach federal jury awarded $15.8 million award against LabCorp for misreading a pap smear that led to a woman's death by cancer.

Florida Supreme Court Reverses 3rd DCA Pregnancy Decision

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Workplace discrimination on the basis of pregnancy is a form of sex discrimination barred under state civil rights law, the Florida Supreme Court ruled.

He Missed Prison, So He Robbed A Bank In The Hopes Of Getting Back

Walter Unbehaun is a 74-year-old who has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars

Joseph Saveri, The Joseph Saveri Law Firm

Miami-based Law Firm Criden & Love Sued

By Marisa Kendall |

After striking out on his own from Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein in 2012, the last thing Joseph Saveri wants to do is hand $1.2 million over to another firm.

Former office of Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler

Another Of Rothstein's Inner Sanctum, CFO, Faces Charges

By John Pacenti |

Imprisoned attorney Scott Rothstein's law firm CFO, Irene Shannon, has been charged with money laundering and bank fraud conspiracy for assisting in his $1.2 billion Ponzi scam.

Frank A. Shepherd

3rd DCA Grills State Over Jai Alai Permit

By Adolfo Pesquera |

The Third District Court of Appeal grilled the state pari-mutuel gaming agency over its decision to deny a jai alai permit to the operators of Hialeah Park.

Carlton Fields Opens Office In L.A.

By Julie Kay |

Continuing its expansion, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt has headed west, opening an office in Los Angeles, its 11th nationally.

Jason S. Mazer and Cary D. Steklof

These Ver Ploeg Lawyers Get AIG To Pony Up $6M

By John Pacenti |

Miami attorneys Jason Mazer and Cary Steklof at Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin get AIG to pony up $6 million in a bankruptcy settlement on a directors and officers insurance claim.

And The Litigation Department Of The Year Is...

By Review staff |

Once again, the Daily Business Review is recognizing the achievements of law firms litigation departments in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties as well as two lifetime achievement awards.

Did You Retake The Florida Bar Exam Because You Failed Last Year? You Better Check Your Scores

By Julie Kay |

An error by a Florida Supreme Court staffer erroneously informed some law students that they failed the Florida Bar exam taken in February.