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Monthly Archives: December 2018

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Today’s Attorney Spotlight is on Michael Pike

By Michael Pike |

Attorney Mike Pike is an AV Preeminent® Rated attorney and the Managing Partner of Pike & Lustig, LLP.  He is a top-trial attorney and expert story-teller.  He is well known among his colleagues for being an aggressive-trial attorney with the ability to relate to a jury and cogently explain the facts of the case… Read More »

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South Florida Court Begins Hearing AirBnB Case; Lawsuit Will Test Law that Shields Tech Companies from Liability

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

On December 10th, 2018, a court in South Florida began hearing the opening arguments in a landmark case against the tech giant Airbnb. The lawsuit — which was filed by a Colorado-based real estate investment trust (REIT) called Aimco — challenges Airbnb’s ability to shield itself from being held liable for the content posted… Read More »

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Four Issues that Should be Addressed in Your Arbitration Clause

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

For businesses, arbitration offers many benefits over traditional litigation. It is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) that can be used to obtain faster, less expensive, and more efficient results than a lawsuit. In addition to that, arbitration also allows the parties to keep considerable confidentiality regarding the proceedings. In many cases, commercial… Read More »

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Talina Bidwell is this week’s Attorney Spotlight

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Talina Bidwell is a Partner with Pike & Lustig, LLP and is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation and Personal Injury practices. Before joining the firm, Talina was Senior Counsel at one of the largest law firms in Florida, Broad and Cassel, where she practiced at both the trial and appellate levels for… Read More »

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Do Disabled Employees Have a Right to Telecommute Under the ADA?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

With modern technology, more and more jobs can be performed remotely. In U.S. workplaces, telecommuting is on the rise: Small Business Trends reports that approximately one quarter of Americans work from home at least some of the time. For many disabled workers, this is a welcome trend. The additional flexibility provides many new opportunities…. Read More »

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Four Tips to Avoid a Legal Malpractice Claim

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Under the Florida Rules of Professional Conduct (Rule 4-1.1), licensed attorneys have a responsibility to provide competent representation to their clients. If they fail to live up to their obligations, they could face a malpractice claim. Of course, this does not mean that successful results can be guaranteed or should be expected. Nor does… Read More »

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This week’s featured attorney is Daniel Lustig!

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Attorney Daniel Lustig is a Founding Partner of Pike & Lustig. Daniel’s practice involves litigating serious personal injury and complex business litigation cases.  Daniel’s business litigation practice involves complex business and intellectual property litigation disputes in the areas of trademark and copyright infringement, trade secret litigation, false advertising, unfair competition, franchise related litigation, breach… Read More »

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Florida Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Former College Coaches in Contract Dispute

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to reporting from WCTV.tv, Florida’s First District Court of Appeal reversed a 2017 ruling that dismissed the breach of contract claims filed by two former coaches of Florida A&M University. Earl Holmes, the school’s former basketball coach, and Clemon Johnson, the school’s former football coach, both had their employment contracts terminated early. While… Read More »

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Florida Appeals Court Stops Clay County Airport From Recovering Damages for Shoddy Construction

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

On November 27th, 2018, the First District Court of Appeal for the State of Florida prevented a Clay County airport from recovering financial compensation for allegedly shoddy construction work that was performed and inspected by a private contractor. In the case of Keystone Airpark Authority v. Pipeline Contractors, Inc., a Florida etc., et al.,… Read More »

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