EEOC’s Suit Against Florida-Based Transportation and Logistics Company May Interest Employers Nationally

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently sued CRST International and CRST Expedited (a major trucking and logistics company based in Florida, “CRST”), alleging that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) by refusing to retain a truck driver trainee, denying the trainee’s request for permission to be accompanied by a service dog while […]

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Careful: The Florida Supreme Court Clarified the Existence of Limits to the Litigation Privilege Doctrine and Provided a Clear Example of Why One Should Not Read Too Much into Court Decisions

In Debrincat v. Fischer, 42 Fla. Weekly S141a (February 9, 2017), the Florida Supreme Court clarified limits to the litigation privilege doctrine, a doctrine often thought to provide absolute immunity for any actions taken in prior judicial proceedings by parties and other participants in those proceedings if related to those proceedings.  The Debrincat decision also […]

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One Party’s Trash is Another Party’s Evidence: A Lesson in Spoliation in the Digital Age

As the use of computers, cell phones and other electronic devices continues to rise, litigants and their attorneys are faced with new and unique challenges regarding the preservation of evidence to avoid potential repercussions resulting from claims for spoliation. Spoliation is defined as the destruction of evidence or the significant and meaningful alteration of a […]

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Condominium Filings – A Brief Summary of a Complex Task

To say there is an over-supply of South Florida condominiums would be an understatement. According to Barrons.com, there are currently more condominiums being listed above $1 million than ever before, with over 55 months of supply. Even more jarring is that about 10,000 new condominium units will be hitting the market within the next two […]

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