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Fla. Homeowners Lose Beach Dispute At High Court
Posted on 18 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON - (AP) The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that Florida can undertake beach-widening projects without paying beachfront property owners who lose exclusive access to the water. The court, by an 8-0 vote, rejected a challenge by six homeowners... Read More

Florida Jury Finds Philip Morris Not Liable In Latest Engle Progeny Trial
Posted on 20 May 2010 by Gerald C. Matics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - (Mealey's) A Florida jury on May 19th found cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris is not liable for the death of a longtime smoker, marking the third defense victory among Engle progeny trials to date ( Elsie Gil de Rubio, as Personal... Read More

It's Suge Knight Vs. Kanye In Fla. Courtroom
Posted on 7 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Community Staff

MIAMI - (AP) A rap music smackdown looms in a federal courtroom between oft-troubled impresario Marion "Suge" Knight and controversial star Kanye West over a shooting at a star-studded Miami Beach party. Knight, founder of Death Row Records... Read More

Losing Fla. Senate Candidate Sues Papers For Libel
Posted on 2 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - (AP) Failed Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Greene is suing two Florida newspapers for libel over articles Greene claims cost him votes. The billionaire ex-candidate is seeking $500 million in damages from the St. Petersburg Times, The... Read More