Month: June 2014

Player’s 4-month ban over bite in World Cup match ‘grotesque and absurd,’ his lawyer says

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http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/4-month_ban_for_bitin... Player's 4-month ban over bite in World Cup match ‘grotesque and absurd,' his lawyer says A lawyer for Luis Suarez, the Uruguay forward who got a four-month suspension this week after FIFA's disciplinary committee determined he bit an opponent’s shoulder, says that the punishment has been unfair, from a legal perspective. The Belfast Telegraph reports that Alejandro... [...]

The $4.8 BILLION Dollar Divorce

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http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Florida_Divorce/2014/May... The $4.8 BILLION Dollar Divorce By now, you may have heard of the recent divorce of Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev and his wife Elena Rybolovleva. The reason you may have head of this case is the astronomical amount that Mrs. Rybolovleva will get pursuant to the divorce judgment, $4,8 BILLION dollars. That exorbitant amount is fueling headlines across the globe, and... [...]

New NFL concussion settlement has no cap on damages

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http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/new_nfl_concussion_se... New NFL concussion settlement has no cap on damages The National Football League has agreed to a new settlement in a concussion suit by retired players that places no cap on damages. Documents filed on Wednesday described the deal, reached after U.S. District Judge Anita Brody refused to approve a $765 million settlement to compensate retired players who suffer from... [...]

Fourth DCA Permits Domestic Violence Filing by Temporary Resident

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http://flafamlaw.blogspot.com/2013/04/fourth-dca-permits-dom... Fourth DCA Permits Domestic Violence Filing by Temporary Resident The Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled today in Rudel v. Rudel, a case involving two German residents. While the Wife and daughter of the parties had temporarily moved to Florida for the minor child to attend school, the Wife filed a petition for divorce and another for an injunction against domestic... [...]

SCOTUS rules against warrantless cellphone searches in ‘sweeping endorsement of digital privacy’

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http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/scotus_rules_against_... SCOTUS rules against warrantless cellphone searches in 'sweeping endorsement of digital privacy' The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that police generally can’t search the contents of a cellphone seized during an arrest, unless they get a warrant. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote the unanimous decision (PDF) finding that such warrantless cellphone searches violate... [...]