July 28, 2017

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    • Orange school board mulls joining lawsuit over new education law - Orlando Sentinel July 27, 2017
      Orlando SentinelOrange school board mulls joining lawsuit over new education lawOrlando SentinelOrange County School Board members said this week they may join a proposed lawsuit that would challenge a new, muti-pronged state law they argue usurps their constitutional right to govern local schools. But board members said they would likely proceed ...and more »
    • AEG Responds To Grimmie Lawsuit - Venues Today July 27, 2017
      Venues TodayAEG Responds To Grimmie LawsuitVenues TodayOn behalf of Grimmie's family, Caplan filed a wrongful death lawsuit against AEG Live and the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Plaza Foundation last year, and then re-filed an amended complaint in June. In mid-July, the defendants asked that the suit be ...
    • Award-winning Philadelphia restaurant settles lawsuit - Orlando Sentinel July 26, 2017
      Award-winning Philadelphia restaurant settles lawsuitOrlando SentinelA high-end Israeli restaurant in Philadelphia has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by a former server who claimed she had to give her tips to other workers. Court documents show Zahav owners agreed to pay $230,000 to 41 current and former ...
    • All hail Orlando's new flag! (Not so much Florida's $1.1 million gun lawsuit bill) - Orlando Sentinel July 26, 2017
      Orlando SentinelAll hail Orlando's new flag! (Not so much Florida's $1.1 million gun lawsuit bill)Orlando SentinelAt last, we have a banner to rally behind when Orlando goes to war with hostile territories … like Maitland and Belle Isle. I know it took us a while to get here. I also know gobs of people headed […]
    • Lawsuit: New industrial park damages Little Wekiva River headwaters - Orlando Sentinel July 20, 2017
      Orlando SentinelLawsuit: New industrial park damages Little Wekiva River headwatersOrlando SentinelLocal environmental groups have sued the City of Orlando and the developers of the new Princeton Oaks industrial park, in an effort to halt the destruction of forested wetlands in the area. The project has been planned for years. At this point, about ...
    • Time-share law change at heart of Florida lawsuit involving Marriott Vacation Club - Orlando Sentinel July 20, 2017
      Orlando SentinelTime-share law change at heart of Florida lawsuit involving Marriott Vacation ClubOrlando SentinelMarriott Vacation Club, the Orlando-based time-share company, is being accused of using its influence to get state law changed to help it jump off the hook of a pending lawsuit. Two Central Florida legislators introduced changes to the state's time ...
    • Second child sex abuse lawsuit filed against teacher, Baldwin Park preschool - Orlando Sentinel July 19, 2017
      Orlando SentinelSecond child sex abuse lawsuit filed against teacher, Baldwin Park preschoolOrlando SentinelA second family who has accused a former preschool teacher at a Baldwin Park daycare center of sexually assaulting their son filed a lawsuit this week against the teacher and the center where they say the abuse happened during nap times and in […]
    • Florida gets more time in 24-hour abortion waiting period lawsuit - Orlando Sentinel July 19, 2017
      Orlando SentinelFlorida gets more time in 24-hour abortion waiting period lawsuitOrlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE – Florida will get two more months to build its case defending a 2015 law requiring women to wait 24 hours and have at least two doctor appointments before getting an abortion, a Leon Circuit Court judge ruled Wednesday. The law is not […]
    • Judge recommends against class-action status for Disney lawsuit - Orlando Sentinel June 30, 2017
      Orlando SentinelJudge recommends against class-action status for Disney lawsuitOrlando SentinelA federal magistrate judge has recommended denying class-action status for a lawsuit filed by Disney employees who said they were forced to train their Indian replacements before they lost their jobs. In December, a group of 30 former information ...
    • Wyndham defeats Orlando whistleblower lawsuit - Orlando Sentinel June 30, 2017
      Orlando SentinelWyndham defeats Orlando whistleblower lawsuitOrlando SentinelWyndham's Orlando-based timeshare company has settled a whistleblower lawsuit in Florida federal courts that accused the company of firing two employees after they complained about illegal sales tactics. The settlement in the case brought by former ...