A jury awarded $1 billion in damages after finding Lennar, one of the nation's largest home-builders, was the target of defamation and an extortion conspiracy.
A British doctor was freed from Florida jurisdiction in a malpractice case filed by a Royal Caribbean cruise ship passenger.
A team of Jones Day lawyers in Miami and elsewhere advised France's largest telecommunications company in the $1.435 billion sale of its Dominican affiliate to Luxembourg-based Altice.
A law blog reports Miami-Dade Circuit Judges Beth Bloom and Darrin Gayles have been picked by the White House to fill federal bench openings in South Florida.
Lennar Corp. has been awarded $1 billion in damages by a civil jury that found the Miami-based home-builder was the target of defamation and an extortion conspiracy by a California developer and his company.
Prominent Miami maritime attorney Brett Rivkind finds himself on the other side of a lawsuit after his landlord filed an eviction notice for nonpayment of a rent increase.
The Miami federal judge has ruled in favor of developer of the Angry Birds game in ordering golf club manufacturer to stop using a similar logo.
Rocco's Tacos is a South Florida-based chain that attracts the business and legal crowd alike. The West Palm Beach restaurant sits in the shadow of Palm Beach County government center and across the street from City Hall.
The Florida Supreme Court is reviewing the constitutionality of a 2009 gambling law giving leeway to pari-mutuel permit holders.
With a special election for a Pinellas County congressional seat looming, the county's elections chief has signaled she will defy a directive issued by Secretary of State Ken Detzner on where voters can deliver absentee ballots.
Alex Alvarez said his client switched from unfiltered Camels to filtered Winston cigarettes, relying on tobacco company commercials that marketed them as the safer choice.
Greenspoon Marder has signed a lease for four floors in the 200 E. Broward Blvd. building and plans to move nearly 100 lawyers from its Cypress Creek location.
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Are Chapter 9 filings coming to Florida? And think of a business as a rubber band. It can be stretched, twisted, turned and still return to its original shape. If the rubber band is stretched too far by a lender or creditor challenge, it can break.
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The combination of steady growth and bigger workloads translated to high compensation for many chief legal officers at publicly traded companies in Florida.