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A Florida federal judge has shot down the state's policy of requiring a court order before it will add a surviving same-sex spouse to a death certificate when the death preceded the overturning of Florida's ban on gay marriage.
An attorney for a doctor who agreed to pay $1.75 million to resolve a suit accusing him of botching a spinal surgery asked a Florida federal judge on Friday to look into whether the deal was enforceable, since the patient’s attorney is allegedly in breach of the settlement’s confidentiality provision.
A group of Cubans who were refused asylum after landing at an abandoned Florida Keys lighthouse asked the Eleventh Circuit on Friday to reverse the lower court's decision that the lighthouse does not count as U.S. soil.
Aviation firm Condon & Forsyth has added an office in Miami to serve its international aviation and aerospace clients, the firm announced Friday.
A Florida federal judge on Friday sentenced a former pharmaceutical salesman to nearly six years in prison for participating in a $13 million money laundering scheme involving more than 2 million oxycodone pills, helping to secure a steady supply for pain clinics by falsely telling wholesalers that they weren’t pill mills.