Category: Breach of Contract Law

Miami Plastic Surgeon Takes Action Against Patients Who Left Negative Online Reviews

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Nicole George saved up money for three years to have a "mommy makeover." She used online reviews to help find a plastic surgeon. "It's good to know from the patients themselves what their experience was," George said. "Ratings are very important." The mother from the Fort Myers area is now questioning the accuracy of those online reviews. Positive reviews led her to the Miami office of Dr. Leonard Hochstein. He's a surgeon to... [...]

US to Allow Lawsuits Over Properties Seized by Castro’s Cuba

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Stepping up pressure on Cuba, the Trump administration will allow lawsuits against foreign companies doing business in properties seized from Americans after the island's 1959 revolution, a senior administration official said. The move marks a change in more than two decades of U.S. policy on Cuba. President Donald Trump has been taking steps to isolate embattled Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro, who is holding power with help from... [...]

Federal judge threatens to temporarily block Carnival ships from docking at U.S. ports

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A federal judge Wednesday threatened to stop Carnival Corp. from docking its ships at U.S. ports temporarily as punishment for possibly violating probation but said she would make a decision at a hearing scheduled for June. Carnival has been on probation for the last two years as part of a $40 million settlement for illegally dumping oil into the ocean from its Princess Cruises ships for eight years and lying about the scheme... [...]

Litigation Over Ultra Music Festival’s Trademark Abroad Proceeds to Trial in Miami

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A case being heard in federal court in Miami will decide the fate of the city’s world-renowned Ultra Music Festival across the Atlantic Ocean. Just as tickets were placed on sale for the forthcoming 21st edition of the Miami-born festival on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Federico A. Moreno presided over litigation between Worldwide Entertainment Group and Adria MM Productions, battling for the right to use the Ultra name for... [...]

Personal injury firm sues competing firm over billboard ad

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Source: www.miamiherald.com Personal injury firm sues competing firm over billboard ad A personal injury law firm in Massachusetts is suing a competing firm over what it alleges is a copycat billboard even though the signs have numerous differences. Ellis Law Offices in Worcester alleges in the suit that The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia intentionally copied its billboard to siphon business. Cariglia Law's marketing company, Murray... [...]