Latest News for: Florida settlement


Civil rights attorney Crump sues Ohio State on behalf of Strauss victims

Finger Lakes Times 11 May 2021
Crump's lawsuit comes a week after Ohio State announced it would offer an individual settlement program to resolve with some plaintiffs in five outstanding lawsuits against the university regarding abuse by Strauss, an athletics and student health doctor ... million in settlements.

Splish splash! Destin's new water play area to officially open Thursday

NWF Daily News 11 May 2021
Working on behalf of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection in 2015, the nonprofit Trust for Public Land used settlement money from the 2010 BP oil spill to buy the 3.4-acre parcel with a plan to create a public park.

33 Most Embarrassing Celebrity Mug Shots, From Heather Locklear to Robert Downey Jr (Photos)

The Wrap 10 May 2021
The conservative radio host turned himself in on a warrant that charged him with fraud to conceal information to obtain prescriptions in Florida in 2006. He reached a settlement in which he paid $30,000 and agreed to undergo addiction counseling ... She reached a $450,000 settlement with the city in Sept.

'In a league of its own': Ohio is No.1 state when it comes to public ...

The Alliance Review 10 May 2021
Show Caption. Hide Caption. Bribery case explained. What to know about Larry Householder, HB6 ... Michael Nyerges, Cincinnati Enquirer ... "This case is in a league of its own." ... Householder allegedly used about $422,000 of the $60 million to pay off credit card debts, pay a legal settlement and fix a Florida condo, according to the FBI criminal complaint.

Leaders like Liz Cheney and George W. Bush are the reason the GOP is having ...

Raw Story 09 May 2021
The fate of American democracy rests in the hands of Michelle Obama, or more precisely, in her arms ... Bush ... 6. Rep ... Bush ... On the other side of the ledger, however, most people have forgotten that in 2001, the state of Florida reached a settlement with the NAACP over illegally purging Black voters from the polls prior to the 2000 presidential election ... on.

Florida experiencing massive surge in COVID-variant cases tied to spring break invasion: report

Raw Story 09 May 2021
The Florida Department of ... "Florida is home to the most variant COVID-19 cases in the country ... "The Florida Department of Health released the data as a part of a legal settlement with the Orlando Sentinel after the paper sued in March to obtain a county breakdown of variant cases.

Florida reports more than 10,000 COVID-19 variant cases, surge after spring break

Yahoo Daily News 09 May 2021
The Florida Department of Health does not disclose variant cases on its public dashboard ... Florida is home to the most variant COVID-19 cases in the country ... The Florida Department of Health released the data as a part of a legal settlement with the Orlando Sentinel after the paper sued in March to obtain a county breakdown of variant cases.

Clean energy transformation, customer focus drive Duke Energy, CEO tells shareholders at annual meeting

Johnson City Press 06 May 2021
Coal ash settlement in North Carolina ... Florida rate settlement – "The Florida Public Service Commission approved our settlement with consumer and business groups on a new multiyear rate plan to recover investments in our grid, solar generation and electric vehicle infrastructure.".

DeSantis signs a sweeping GOP-backed election bill into law, tightening restrictions on mail voting and ...

Business Insider 06 May 2021
Florida Gov ... Ron DeSantis of Florida signed a major GOP-backed election and voting bill into law ... Florida adds to a national trend of Republican legislatures advancing stricter rules on mail voting ... Former President Donald Trump easily carried the state of Florida in 2020 and Republicans won back some key House seats.

Steyer paid settlements to 5 former campaign staffers

Politico 05 May 2021
Legal Steyer paid settlements to 5 former campaign staffers ... The campaign also made a settlement payment of more than $40,000 to Shavitz Law Group, a Florida firm that specializes in recovering employees’ unpaid overtime wages ... The campaign paid a settlement to another former staffer, Isaiah Johnson, on Feb.

Duke Energy rate deal approved

Business Journal 05 May 2021
With backing from representatives of consumers and businesses, the state Public Service Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a settlement that will increase base electric rates for customers of Duke Energy Florida ... .

Reported COVID-19 variant cases in Florida doubled in 2 weeks

Finger Lakes Times 04 May 2021
Over 10,000 cases of COVID-19 “variants of concern” have been reported in Florida, state health officials disclosed Monday, more than double the total just two weeks earlier and an indication that the spread is accelerating ... The Florida Department of Health data on the variants was released as part of a legal settlement with the Orlando Sentinel.

Many Families Torn Apart at the Southern Border Face a Long and Uncertain Wait

Yahoo Daily News 04 May 2021
In Boca Raton, Florida, on the other end of the video chat, his son — Adelso — started to cry ... Adelso has lived the last three years with his aunt, Teresa Quiñónez, in Boca Raton, Florida, where she works as a real estate agent ... The service is paid for by a government settlement of a lawsuit on behalf of separated migrant families.

Adams: Louima Backing Me Because He Knows Where I've Come From

The Chief 04 May 2021
"I was kicked repeatedly in my groin, urinated blood for a. week," he told reporters gathered in City Hall Park ... 'Brought Back Memories' ... Louima's hospital room ... He lives in Florida, where he has used part of the $5.8 million he received from a settlement with Mayor Rudy Giuliani's administration to create a charitable foundation and several schools ... .

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota settles dispute with FDOT over hospital highway signs

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 03 May 2021
The Florida Department of Transportation and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota have entered into a settlement agreement with regard to “Hospital” highway signs pointing in the direction of the hospital’s Emergency Room facility at Lakewood Ranch ... in Bradenton ... The settlement was finalized by a final order issued by FDOT in March ... Twitter.