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Latest News in Florida

  • May 20, 2019

    Drinker Biddle Wants Fla. Court Help In NJ Defamation Case

    Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP has asked a Florida federal court to enforce a series of subpoenas it says will help defend against claims that a partner defamed a businessman by tying him to the criminal investigation into nursing home mogul Philip Esformes.

  • May 20, 2019

    How Florida Is Growing A Hemp Program

    The bill that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to sign into law in the coming weeks will create a state regulated hemp production program, introducing a potential source of economic growth and relief for farmers left struggling after recent natural disasters, say Kerry Zinn and Leonel Peraza of Bressler Amery.

  • May 20, 2019

    Real Estate Rumors: Trammell Crow, Fortress, WundaBar

    Trammell Crow has reportedly paid $11 million for a Florida development site, Fortress Investment Group is said to have bought the ground lease for a Los Angeles office tower for $58 million and WundaBar Pilates is reportedly taking space in Manhattan.

  • May 20, 2019

    Hollander Hopes To Put $166M Debt Load To Bed In Ch. 11

    Pillow and mattress pad maker Hollander Sleep Products LLC has filed for Chapter 11 in a New York bankruptcy court with a $166.5 million debt-for-equity swap plan it says will free it from "severe liquidity restraints."

  • May 20, 2019

    Fla. Justices Urged To Keep Hospital In Fatal 'Butt Lift' Case

    The estate of a woman who died after a botched "butt lift" has told the Florida Supreme Court that letting a decision absolving a hospital of negligence claims stand would upend 37 years of precedent and force a rewrite of jury instructions used throughout the Sunshine State.

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