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  1. Eleventh Circuit Reverses MaisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | JD Supra

    In what promises to have significant implications for litigation under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act , the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the decision issued by Judge Robert Scola of the Southern District of Florida in Mais v. Gulf Coast Collection.


  2. Florida Court Upholds Workers' Compensation 'Exclusive Remedy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    Florida's insurers are breathing easier after the state's high court ruled that the workers' compensation law bars injured workers from seeking additional benefits in civil court. The Florida Supreme Court recently handed down a ruling in a case , which represented one of the gravest challenges to the state's workers' compensation law in decades.


  3. Florida's Claims Administration Statute - Use It or Lose...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | JD Supra

    Any Insurer issuing liability policies in Florida should be aware of the requirement of Florida's Claims Administration Statute, 627.426, or risk waiving viable "coverage defenses." The definition of "coverage defense" under the statute has been the subject of considerable litigation in Florida for many years.


  4. Supreme Court Decides T-Mobile South, LLC v. City of Roswell, GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | jdsupra.com

    On January 14, 2015, the Supreme Court decided T-Mobile South, LLC v. City of Roswell, Georgia , No.


  5. Re-sentencing set for man who pled guilty to bribing former Alabama 2-year college chancellorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A federal judge this week set March 25 as the date to re-sentence a man who bribed former Alabama two-year college chancellor Roy Johnson to win contracts for his company. James Winston Hayes, 71, is being resentenced because the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled l ast year that his original probationary and home detention sentence was too light.


  6. Supreme Court Sides With T-Mobile in Cell Phone Tower DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | PC Magazine

    The U.S. Supreme Court this week ruled that a Georgia town did not provide enough explanation as to why local officials denied T-Mobile's 2010 application to build a cell phone tower. In a 6-3 ruling , the court announced that municipalities must reveal why a proposal is rejected - in the initial denial letter or via another written record.


  7. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Finds Late Notice Barred Claim for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | jdsupra.com

    In The Yacht Club on the Intracoastal Condo. Assoc., Inc. v. Lexington Insurance Company , 2015 U.S. App.


  8. Same-Sex Couples Can Fight Ga. Marriage BanRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    Same-sex couples seeking to wed in Georgia may pursue a challenge to the state's gay marriage ban, a federal judge ruled. U.S. District Judge William Duffey refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed last year on behalf of four Georgia-based same-sex couples and the surviving partner of a fifth couple.


  9. Insurance Recovery Law -- January 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | JD Supra

    Why it matters In the continuing split among courts considering insured v. insured exclusions , the Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently found such an exclusion ambiguous and reversed summary judgment in favor of the insurer.


  10. Willfulness Interplays Between Patent and CopyrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Patently Obvious

    As with patent law, willful copyright infringement also leads to enhanced damages. In Seagate , the en banc Federal Circuit drew an analogy to copyright doctrine in determining that willfulness in the patent context should also include reckless indifference.


  11. Re: Don Siegelman, Short NoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... "not exactly a felon." At the moment, Fuller is not hearing cases, but, inexplicably, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has failed to remove him formally from his duties, and the House of Representatives has yet not begun impeachment ...


  12. Justices Sideline Agency in Ruling for T-MobileRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    The denial to T-Mobile South of a cellphone tower in Roswell, Ga., failed to comply with the law, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. Next month it will mark five years since T-Mobile filed its request to build a 108-foot tower on 2.8 acres of vacant property "in a well-established residential neighborhood" of Roswell.


  13. Prompt Notice Requirement: 11th Circuit Rules that a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | JD Supra

    The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently explained that under Florida law a policyholder who fails to provide prompt notice of a claim faces an uphill battle defeating the resulting rebuttable presumption of prejudice to the insurer. The court also affirmed an award of attorneys' fees to the insurer under Florida's offer of judgment statute.


  14. It's time for ballot access reform: reader opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Alabama Live

    In December 2014, the Eleventh Circuit issued a decision in a lawsuit that challenged Alabama's March petition deadline for newly-qualifying parties in presidential election years. The decision stated that due to the plaintiffs presenting "no" evidence, there is no reason to disturb the filing deadline.


  15. 11th Circuit hears arguments in Siegelman bid for new trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Lawyers for imprisoned former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman, one of the last successful Democrats in a deeply red state, on Tuesday argued that his trial was tainted by politics and that Siegelman's 6 1/2-year prison sentence was too long for his crimes. A panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in Siegelman's bid to overturn his 2006 conviction in a corruption case.


  16. New court date set for tax fraud queen Rashia WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    A federal prisoner who helped make Tampa famous for stolen identity tax refund fraud gets a new day in court Feb. 3. Rashia Wilson, 29, will be resentenced by U.S. District Judge James S. Moody Jr., whose initial 21-year punishment was rejected by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.


  17. Why Marriage Equality in Florida Is a Sign of Good Things to ComeRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Towleroad

    When last we spoke, the freedom to marry had just been handed a setback: the Sixth Circuit let stand marriage discrimination laws in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee . Over the holiday season, though, we took many steps forward in defiance of that egregious and wrongheaded appellate court opinion: Marriage equality officially came to Montana and South Carolina.


  18. Clerk need not license same-sex - marriage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Times

    ... life in America in the image of legal liberal elitism. The ruling should be struck by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, and ultimately the U.S. Supreme Court should uphold the rights of several states of this union to regulate ...


  19. Florida Becomes the 36th State to Allow Same-Sex MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | JD Supra

    On August 21st, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge, Robert L. Hinkle, in the case of Brenner v. Scott, ruled that Florida's constitutional and statutory bans on same-sex marriage were unconstitutional.


  20. State: Old system for kids 'no longer exists'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | News 4 Jax

    Arguing that Medicaid has undergone a transformation, state officials pushed back Wednesday against a federal judge's finding that Florida has not properly provided health care to low-income children. "Everything around the program has changed,'' state Medicaid director Justin Senior told the Senate Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee.