Tag: Miami-Dade Attorney

An NFL Team Wants You To Vote To ‘Protect Your Right To Legally Bet On Sports’

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A funny thing related to sports betting happened on the way to the voting machines this Election Day. The Miami Dolphins are actively telling people to vote so that they might have legal sports betting in Florida in the future. The scenario where an NFL team — or a team from any other US pro sports league — would advocate for such a position would have been unthinkable even a year ago. But that’s the brave new world we... [...]

State Supreme Court rules last three disputed amendments will stay on the ballot

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The ballot is set: Floridians will indeed vote on 12 constitutional amendments come November, after a final challenge to three proposed amendments was definitively struck down Wednesday by the state’s highest court. In a ruling issued Oct. 17 — just three weeks out from the election — the state Supreme Court backed retaining the trio of “bundled” amendments proposed by the Constitution Revision Commission, overruling arguments... [...]

X Miami $106M Loan was ‘David Versus Goliath’ Battle for Developer’s Attorneys

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Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr partners Luis Flores, Rebecca Abrams Sarelson and Louis P. Archambault, all based in Miami. Three Miami attorneys were pitted against two big institutions — a New York investor and a Los Angeles bank — plus their legal teams in financing negotiations to secure a $106 million loan. Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr partners Luis Flores, Rebecca Abrams Sarelson and Louis Archambault obtained the loan for... [...]

Legal feud, criminal probe ends at UM’s Bascom Palmer

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A bitter legal feud between two superstar doctors who were once rivals at the nation’s No. 1 ranked eye institute in Miami has been resolved with a paltry $75,000 settlement. The University of Miami, which operates Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, has agreed to pay $37,500 to settle a federal False Claims Act case brought by Dr. Philip Rosenfeld, a retinal specialist at the prestigious facility. In the lawsuit, Rosenfeld accused his... [...]

Stand your ground law should be reviewed by Legislature, Florida’s black leaders say

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Stand your ground law should be reviewed by Legislature, Florida’s black leaders say The debate over Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground law was reignited last month after a heated argument outside a Clearwater convenience store left a black man mortally wounded, his white killer free to go home and civil-rights activists up in arms. The law, which permits the use of deadly force under life-threatening circumstances, states... [...]