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Florida Man Accuses Strip Club Of Overcharging Credit Card By $50,000

Lokesh Simon James, 32, has filed a lawsuit against Bliss Cabaret in Clearwater, Fla., and a former bartender for allegedly overcharging his credit card by more than $49,000 four months ago.

CBS Tampa–07/10/2012

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Judge Quotes Jim Croce Song In Appeals Ruling

A federal appeals judge took a lighthearted approach in a new legal opinion, quoting from a Jim Croce song in upholding dismissal of a lawsuit.

07/07/2012

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Disgraced Ex-NBA Referee Tim Donaghy Wins Publishing Lawsuit

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A jury has awarded a disgraced former NBA referee $1.3 million in a lawsuit against the company that published his memoir. Tim Donaghy sued Shawna Vercher and her company, VTi […]

CBS Tampa–06/18/2012

The official seal of the National Aeoronautics and Space Administration (NASA) decorates a podium at NASA headquarters on June 13, 2002 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

Ex-NASA Worker Claims He Was Fired For Intelligent Design Beliefs

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has landed robotic explorers on the surface of Mars, sent probes to outer planets and operates a worldwide network of antennas that communicates with interplanetary spacecraft.

03/12/2012

Technicians work near the cruise liner Costa Concordia lying aground in front of the Isola del Giglio (Giglio island) on Jan. 27, 2012 after hitting underwater rocks on Jan. 13. (credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Costa Concordia Passengers File $528M Lawsuit Against Carnival Cruise Lines

New plaintiffs have been added to a revised lawsuit that seeks more than half-billion dollars in damages in last month’s Italian cruise ship disaster.

02/15/2012

Killer whale "Tilikum" appears during its performance in its show "Believe" in Sea World on March 30, 2011 in Orlando, Fla. (credit: Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Dismisses PETA Lawsuit Claiming SeaWorld Whales Are Slaves

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An effort to free whales from SeaWorld by claiming they were enslaved made a splash in the news but flopped in court Wednesday. A federal judge in San Diego dismissed an […]

02/09/2012

ORLANDO, FL - JULY 5:  Casey Anthony cries with her attorney Jose Baez after she was acquitted of murder charges at the Orange County Courthouse Orlando, Florida July 5, 2011. Casey Anthony had been accused  of murdering her two-year-old daughter Caylee in 2008.  (Pool Photo by Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via Getty Images)

Judge: Search Group Founder to be Deposed in Texas

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has ruled that the founder of a Texas search organization suing Casey Anthony to recover more than $100,000 it says it spent searching for her missing daughter in 2008 must be deposed in his home state.

CBS Tampa–01/09/2012

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Report: Florida Workers’ Comp Market ‘Competitive’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The state’s annual report on workers’ compensation insurance says Florida’s market is “competitive,” and its availability is not a significant problem.

CBS Tampa–01/05/2012

Judge mulling $410M B of A overdraft settlement

MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge in Miami is considering whether to finalize a $410 million settlement in a lawsuit claiming Bank of America charged excessive overdraft fees.

11/07/2011

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Children of Illegal Immigrants Sue Florida Over State’s College Tuition Policy

MIAMI, Fla. (CBS Tampa) — Children of illegal immigrants living in Florida are suing the state for charging them out-of-state tuition. Wendy Ruiz, a sophomore at Miami Dade College, is one of those behind the lawsuit. […]

11/02/2011

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