There are numerous state and federal laws in place that are designed to keep businesses from engaging in wrongful or deceptive practices that cause economic harm to consumers and other businesses. These practices are generally referred to as "unfair competition."
If you live in an apartment, you're dependent on your landlord to keep the air conditioning in working order. Air conditioning isn't simply a perk here in Florida. It's a necessity — particularly in the summer. Every year, people across the country die due to conditions caused by extreme heat.
A fraternity and five of its members at the University of Central Florida (UCF) are being sued by a young woman who says that one of those students, her former boyfriend, shared intimate videos and photos of her in a Facebook group known as the Dog Pound without her knowledge or permission. That secret Facebook group allegedly contained images of multiple women engaged in sexual activity.
A recent Florida federal civil rights suit received nationwide media attention largely for the amount of money awarded to the plaintiffs by the jury -- $4.
You know it's time to put an estate plan in place. However, you're single and you don't have any family members or friends whom you believe are up to the task of being the executor of your estate. Perhaps you asked a few people, and they all turned you down.
Nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) have been all over the news in the past year. The NDAs receiving this media attention (those involving disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and President Trump) were designed to prevent people from disclosing alleged bad behavior in return for receiving a large sum of money.
If you're thinking about putting an estate plan in place and you have adult or nearly-adult children, there are certain considerations you should keep in mind.
The debate continues as to whether medical marijuana can be smoked in Florida. On Friday, Jan. 26, a judge in Tallahassee refused to dismiss the case, even after there was a request from the state to do so.
If you're facing a civil lawsuit, one of your biggest fears is likely whether you will lose your life savings if the person suing you prevails in court.
A television show once helmed by famed chef Emeril Lagasse is at the center of a legal battle between Florida state lawmakers and the show's production company. It involves the Florida House's demand for records from The Cooking Channel show "Emeril's Florida."