Latest News for: Florida settlement


Sarah Leonardi deserves a new term on Broward School Board | Endorsement

Sun Sentinel 14 Jul 2024
Information specialist Jessica Norton allowed her daughter to play girls’ sports in apparent violation of Florida law ... have to pay to charter schools in a high-profile $108 million legal settlement.

Sarasota County OKs millions from opioid settlement for jail prevention, rehabilitation

Herald-Tribune Sarasota 12 Jul 2024
Three funds were established for the settlement money ... The allocation agreement regulates the settlement proceedings Florida collected from the pharmaceutical companies Purdue Pharma, Mallinckrodt, Johnson & Johnson, as well as a few distributors.

For Broward School Board, Maura McCarthy Bulman | Endorsement

Sun Sentinel 12 Jul 2024
Florida has among the lowest-paid teachers in the country ... He denied the accusation but said he agreed to a settlement to avoid high legal costs. He later was reprimanded and fined $750 by the Florida ...

Environmental groups, Florida regulators settle lawsuit over massive 2021 leak of polluted waters

Bowling Green Daily News 10 Jul 2024
The settlement, filed Monday in federal court in Tampa, requires the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to issue a Clean Water Act permit that will ensure oversight and accountability for ...

3 years after Piney Point disaster, Florida settles lawsuit with environment groups

Tampa Bay Times 09 Jul 2024
... Waterkeeper, say the settlement will improve transparency about water quality dumping from the plant and restricts pollutants known to cause ecological harm in Florida’s largest open-water estuary.

Crowley strikes deal to end lawsuit over alleged sex trafficking

Tradewinds 09 Jul 2024
The out-of-court settlement, disclosed in a federal court in Jacksonville, Florida, came in a case in which judges twice ...

Pain pill kings: 5 things to know about the Sackler family. Some live in Palm Beach County

The Palm Beach Post 09 Jul 2024
Palm Beach Post's forum on South Florida's addiction treatment industry and solutions to the deadly cycle of recovery, relapse and return known as "the Florida Shuffle.".

Florida agrees to settlement in Piney Point pollution lawsuit. Here\u2019s what it says

The Brunswick News 09 Jul 2024
MIAMIFlorida regulators have agreed to a settlement in a federal lawsuit over pollution from Piney Point that will create tougher pollution standards and federally enforceable oversight for the industrial site in Manatee County.

Electric companies eye increases, foreshadowing dark time for Florida consumers | Commentary

Daily Commercial 05 Jul 2024
In 2021, FPL secured a three-year settlement that entitled it to the largest electric rate increase in Florida history, although one that still remains tied up in the Florida Supreme Court ... Nate Monroe is a Florida columnist for the USA Today Network.

Woman posing as her therapist wife counseled patients online, investigations found

CNN 04 Jul 2024
Randolph, who provided services to clients in Tennessee and Florida for her employer Brightside Health, helped her wife conduct online therapy sessions using her credentials while Randolph was seeing ...

Woman impersonated her wife to deceive online therapy patients for years, authorities say

WPTV 02 Jul 2024
An investigative report from the Florida Department of Health that was first published by CBS News accused Peggy Randolph and her late wife of defrauding patients on the telehealth platform Brightside Health.

BOBBY FREEMAN: Take a Tour of 3-Bedroom Home in the Georgiana Settlement Community

Space Coast Daily 01 Jul 2024
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – ...Discover what Florida living looks like in the coveted Georgiana Settlement community in South Merritt Island,” says Jennifer McCoy of McCoy Freeman Compass.

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The Argus Press 30 Jun 2024
District Court awarded nearly $4.8 billion in damages Thursday to residential and commercial subscribers of “Sunday Ticket,” don’t expect any settlement checks or the shuttering of the service anytime soon.

Survivor of Parkland school massacre wins ownership of shooter\u2019s name in lawsuit settlement

Dothan Eagle 29 Jun 2024
— The most severely wounded survivor of the 2018 massacre at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School now owns shooter Nikolas Cruz's name, and Cruz cannot give any interviews without his permission, under a settlement reached in a lawsuit.

Parkland school shooting survivor gains rights to gunman’s name in unique civil settlement

CNN 28 Jun 2024
A survivor of the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, now owns the rights to the gunman’s name, according to a new settlement agreement that also stipulates the ...