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Lawsuit Filed Against Uber for Tracking Lyft Drivers

Class-Action Lawsuit

Lawsuit Filed Against Uber Alleges “Hell” Software Tracks Lyft Drivers The class-action lawsuit filed against Uber seeks a $5 million settlement Uber has been sued again. Allegedly, the ride-sharing company has been using a competitor-spying program titled, “Hell.” The plaintiff, Michael Gonzales, drove for competitor Lyft during the time Uber allegedly used the software to…

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Sarasota School Bus Driver Charged with Battery of Minor

Battery

Sarasota Schools bus driver charged with battery of 13-year-old student A former Sarasota County School bus driver was arrested after making unwanted contact with a 13-year-old Venice Middle School student, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office. Leonard Villari, 71, of Venice was charged with battery after the female victim told a school resource officer…

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Don’t Get Distracted Driving, Save a Life

Community News

Don’t Get Distracted Driving – It Could Mean Life or Death This article reminds driver’s to pay attention in honor of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, recognized in April. In recognition of Distracted Driving Awareness Month during April, The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, along with The Florida Highway Patrol, the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Police…

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Sarasota Judge Rules to Keep Beach Road Closed

Community News

Sarasota Judge rules that Beach Road remain closed to the public The pillars blocking entrance to Beach Road on Siesta Key Beach will remain in place, keeping the road closed from traffic ruled a Sarasota judge. The controversial battle to make it public lingers on, after leading advocate and now Beach road resident Mike Cosentino bought…

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Caitlyn Jenner Claims Robert Kardashian Knew OJ Simpson Was Guilty

Did Robert Kardashian believe that OJ Simpson was guilty of murder, and represent the football star anyway? Robert Kardashian Sr. might have believed his friend OJ Simpson was guilty, despite helping defend the NFL star in his 1994 murder trial, according to new claims.  (The late) Kardashian was a lawyer serving on Simpson’s criminal defense team along…

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Ex-Flint Attorney Files Federal Whistleblower Lawsuit

Criminal

Ex-Flint City Attorney Files Federal Whistleblower Lawsuit The ex-official claims she was fired after reporting illegal activities in the government. On Monday, a former official for the city of Flint, Michigan filed a federal whistleblower lawsuit claiming she was fired after speaking out about illegal activities allegedly being carried out by city officials. The lawsuit…

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Sarasota judge works to keep mentally ill out of jail

Community News

Sarasota judge’s initiative aimed at keeping mentally ill out of jail Judge Erika Quatermaine’s comprehensive treatment jail diversion program is fully operative. “We’ve had a lot of success and the cases are moving very quickly.” Law enforcement, local judges and government officials are working together to take on the initiative, starting March 1st. Thirteen participants have…

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Federal Judges Block Trump’s Latest Travel Ban

Federal Lawsuit

Federal Judges Block Trump Travel Ban, Halting the Travel Ban Just before the Trump travel ban was set to go into effect, a federal judge from Hawaii issued an order blocking it. On Wednesday, a federal judge in Hawaii directed a nationwide order blocking President Trump’s travel ban on 6 muslim-majority countries labeled as high-risk…

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Melanie Newby Discusses Bankruptcy on ABC News

Bankruptcy

Melanie Newby of Jodat Law Group discusses Bankruptcy Watch Bankruptcy Attorney Melanie Newby give facts on Florida personal bankruptcies Jodat Law Group – Bankruptcy Lawyers Are you or your loved ones in financial trouble? Contact the law offices of Jodat Law Group to sit one-on-one with an experienced and caring bankruptcy attorney that will evaluate…

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