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4 hrs ago | JD Supra

M.D. Fla. Rejects "Placeholder" Class Certification Motion

As we have previously noted , several courts in the Middle District of Florida have made it abundantly clear that plaintiffs should not file "placeholder" class certification motions solely for the purpose of thwarting an attempt to "pick-off" a named plaintiff.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Appeals Court OKs Florida Gun-gag Law

In 2012, Florida physician groups successfully blocked a state law which was meant to restrict their discussion of gun safety with patients.

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Related Topix: Guns, US News, Pediatrics, Medicine, Family Practice

Courthouse News Service

$67 Million Judgment Upheld in Fla. Ponzi Case

The 11th Circuit this week upheld a $67 million judgment against TD Bank for its alleged role in a Florida attorney's billion-dollar Ponzi scheme.

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Related Topix: US News, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Insurance Journal West

Florida Doctors, Health Firms to Appeal 'Docs vs. Glock' Gun Speech Law

Doctors and health care providers challenging a Florida gun law say they will appeal a recent decision to uphold the measure.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Common Dreams

A National Consensus: Cell Phone Location Records Are Private

'If someone followed you everywhere you went for long stretches of time, you'd probably call the police,' writes Fakhoury.

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News Talk Florida

Florida: 5 Things To Know For July 30th

A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Florida, Venice, FL, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Piper Cherokee, Piper Aircraft, US News

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Appeal expected in 'Docs vs. Glocks' ruling

Doctors and health care providers challenging a Florida gun law say they will appeal a recent decision to uphold the measure.

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The Daily Beast

Doctors Have the Right to Ask About GunsBy Russell Saunders

A Florida law will prevent doctors from advising their patients on gun safety, even though research show physicians counsel on the matter keeps kids safer.

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Related Topix: Guns, Family, Kids, Pediatrics, Medicine, US News

Medical News

State highlights: Calif. insurance commissioner asks for premium power

The Sacramento Bee : Obamacare At Center Of Debate Over California Health Insurance Initiative As state insurance commissioner, Dave Jones has the power to regulate rates for car and homeowner insurance.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Miami Herald

A federal appeals court upholds $67 million jury award and sanctions in Rothstein-related case

A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld a Miami judge's sanctions against the law firm Greenberg Traurig and its client TD Bank for failing to turn over evidence to investors who won a $67 U.S. District Judge Marcia Cooke found the Miami law firm acted "negligently" and the bank "willfully" as they engaged in "a pattern of discovery violations" ... (more)

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St. Petersburg Times

Democrat's radio ad rips Bondi's record on utilities

George Sheldon's new radio spot in his campaign to become Attorney General was unveiled Monday to the sound of crickets.

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Reuters

Court upholds $67 mln verdict against TD Bank in Ponzi suit

A federal appeals court has upheld a $67 million jury verdict against TD Bank, part of Canada's Toronto-Dominion Bank, for helping convicted former lawyer Scott Rothstein run a Florida Ponzi scheme that cost investors more than $1 billion.

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ABA Journal

Law prof confirmed to 4th Circuit; Grassley says she was fast tracked in time for health-law appeal

Pamela Harris, a visiting law professor at Georgetown University, was confirmed on Monday to the Richmond, Va.-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Medical News

State highlights: Va. Lt. Gov.'s politics and pediatrics juggle; Md....

The Washington Post : Ralph Northam, Va.' s Low-Key Lieutenant Governor, Juggles Politics And Pediatrics Ralph S. Northam read Noah's electroencephalogram and sent the 7-year-old home from the hospital with a dose of powerful anti- seizure medication and instructions to return for more tests.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Medicine, Virginia, US News, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Miami New Times

Pediatrician Group Urges Florida Doctors to Break 'Docs vs Glocks' Law

On Friday, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a controversial Florida law that bans doctors from asking patients if they have guns in their homes.

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Related Topix: Florida, Pediatrics, Medicine, US News, Rick Scott, US Governors

Daily Kos

Don Siegelman Update

Oral Arguments for Siegelman Appeal Postponed LA-Fed-Prison The Oral Argument to to made before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, tentatively scheduled for July 28, has been pushed back to October 13, 2014.

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National Review Online

This Day in Liberal Judicial Activisma "July 28

Attorney General of Alabama , Eleventh Circuit judge Rosemary Barkett opines that an Alabama statute that prohibits the sale of sexual devices violates substantive due process.

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Sunshine State News

Appeals Court OKs 'Docs vs. Glocks' Law

A federal appeals court has upheld the state's controversial "docs vs. glocks" bill, overturning an earlier court ruling that had blocked part of the law from being enforced.

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Related Topix: US News, Medicine, Guns

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sunherald.com

Whistleblower wins at Supreme Court, but loses pay

Edward Lane's Supreme Court victory in a landmark whistleblower case doesn't change the fact he lost his state job and more than half his income while helping convict a state legislator of getting paid for not working.

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Free Republic

FL:Court Uphold Florida Law Limiting Doctor Snooping and Recordkeeping of Patients Gun Ownership

The law was in reaction to Doctors inappropriately asking questions about gun ownership, and potentially feeding that information into government databases.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US News

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