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Monthly Archives: January 2020

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Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Trademark Case—Court Must Decide if Negligent Infringement Warrants Forfeit of Profits

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

On January 14th, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the case of Romag Fasteners Inc. v. Fossil Inc.—a legal dispute over what types of damages can and should be awarded in a case involving negligent, but not intentional trademark infringement. More specifically, the nation’s highest court must determine… Read More »

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North Florida Plumbers and Pipefitters Trust Will Pay $207,000, Revise Training Program to Resolve Race Discrimination Claim

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

On January 10th, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a settlement with the Jacksonville Plumbers and Pipefitters Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust (JPPJATT). The EEOC brought an employment law claim against the organization after allegations arose that it discriminated against African American applicants. Companies and organizations that offer apprenticeships and other formal… Read More »

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Pedestrian Laws: What You Should Know

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A Fall study lists the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach metro area as the 14th most dangerous place in the country for auto pedestrian accidents. The study was conducted by the non-profit organization, “Smart Growth America,” and analyzed auto pedestrian crashes from 2008 to 2017. During those years, data shows that drivers struck and killed… Read More »

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3 of the Most Common Personal Injury Claims to Keep in Mind

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Every year, about 39 million people require medical attention for a variety of personal injuries. An even more alarming statistic is that accidental injuries and medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the US. This means that unintentional injuries impact millions of people and their families every year. Let’s take a… Read More »

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What to Do if the Florida Landlord is Refusing to Return a Tenant’s Security Deposit?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

When signing a lease to an apartment or house in Florida, the landlord will request a security deposit on top of the rental payment. But what if he or she is refusing to return a tenant’s security deposit after the tenant moves out? What is a Security Deposit in Florida? A security deposit is… Read More »

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Filing an Infringement Lawsuit When Someone Steals Your Trademark in Florida

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Like other types of intellectual property, trademarks are very valuable. Nowadays, a business’ value is no longer based on its goods or other physical assets. More often, an organization’s trademarks and other intangible assets account for the most substantial portion of the value. Trademarks are very valuable because they represent a brand and make… Read More »

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3 Things You Need to Know About the New Law Proposal After Delivery Slaying

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

If you haven’t heard of the story about a delivery man needlessly and viciously attacking a defenseless 75 year old woman whose only mistake was upgrading her own laundry room, consider yourself lucky. There is, however, something positive coming out of such a terrible tragedy.  A new law named after the deceased Boca Raton… Read More »

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How to File a Bar Complaint Against a Florida Lawyer for Unprofessional or Unethical Conduct?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

When allegations of unprofessional conduct or legal malpractice against a Florida lawyer arise, the Florida Bar grievance system provides a means to discipline the lawyer. The purpose of the system, which was established by the Supreme Court of Florida, is to enforce uniform standards of lawyers’ professional conduct. Any allegations of legal malpractice and… Read More »

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Florida Roofing Company Pays to Settle Unpaid Overtime Case With Hurricane Irma Workers

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

In September of 2017, Hurricane Irma slammed into Southwest Florida, causing tens of billions of dollars in property damage. Many hardworking people put in long hours helping communities across the state recover from the devastating storm. According to reporting from the Miami Herald, at least one Florida roofing company failed to properly compensate its… Read More »

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Florida Supreme Court Will Hear Complex $385 Million Breach of Contract Dispute Over the State Government’s Failure to Match Private Donations to the University System

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

As reported by News 4 Jacksonville, a complex legal dispute regarding whether or not the Florida legislature must match private financial donations to the state’s university system is set to go before the Florida Supreme Court. The breach of contract dispute centers around allegations that Florida lawmakers failed to properly match nearly $385 million… Read More »

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