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Puppy Left at Lutz Pet Resort Found Dead in Pool

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Puppy Left at Lutz Pet Resort Found Dead in Pool
A Tampa couple left their puppy in the care of a boarder while they went on vacation, but while they were gone they were informed their dog had died.
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Categories: Past Law Cases | Tags: Pets , Misconduct , Lawsuit , Tampa | View Count: (1155)
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Lawsuit Over Polk Inmate's Death Set For Trial

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Lawsuit Over Polk Inmate's Death Set For Trial
Curfew violations aren't supposed to be fatal. But the arrest and subsequent jailing of a 21-year-old bipolar schizophrenic in Polk County proved to be just that.
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Categories: Past Law Cases | Tags: Police , Misconduct , Lawsuit | View Count: (1016)
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Plant City Sued Over 911 Call in Woman's Death

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Plant City Sued Over 911 Call in Woman's Death
The city of Plant City faces a lawsuit in the 2008 death of a Tampa woman who called 911 from inside a car trunk before she was killed. The woman, Jennifer Johnson, 31, was kidnapped Nov. 15, 2008. She spoke with a Plant City 911 operator via a cell phone. Johnson told the operator that she was inside the trunk of her car and didn't know where she was. The call dropped after a minute and 20 seconds. The lawsuit, filed Aug. 19 in Hillsborough Circuit Court, alleges that the operator assured Joh...
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Categories: Past Law Cases | Tags: Plant City , Police , Misconduct , Lawsuit | View Count: (1123)
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Vinik Gets Show Of Local Support

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Vinik Gets Show Of Local Support
In late 2007, Tom Scarritt and fellow Tampa attorney Steve Burton tried, but failed, to for man investment group to buy the Lightning from Palace Sports & Entertainment. Though Scarritt said he has concerns about the lack of local ownership after OK Hockey this month sold the team to Boston hedge fund manager Jeff Vinik, he believes the bay are a business community is behind Vinik. "After two years of financial irresponsibility, management dysfunction and poor choices, I believe the business ...
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Categories: Sports | Tags: The Lightning , Sports , Lawsuit | View Count: (975)
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Police Motorcycle Crash Spurs Suit

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Police Motorcycle Crash Spurs Suit
Three women struck by a motorcycle during a Plant City Police Department demonstration on Nov. 18 have filed lawsuits asserting that the city failed to provide safety barriers and seating beyond the vehicle's path of travel. The Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce also is named as a defendant in the lawsuits. The chamber hosted the motorcycle demonstration for its annual leadership program.
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Three Women File Lawsuits After Crash at Plant City Police Motorcycle Demonstration
Three women injured after a Plant City police motorcycle careened into the bleachers where they were sitting filed lawsuits Thursday, alleging they should have been warned of the dangers at the law enforcement demonstration. They're each suing the city and the Plant City Chamber of Commerce. All are seeking compensation for their medical bills and losses.
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Categories: Past Law Cases | Tags: Plant City , Misconduct , Police , Lawsuit | View Count: (951)
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Suit Aggravated Investor's Woes

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Suit Aggravated Investor's Woes
´╗┐Doug Maclean said his disappointment after the failed attempt by Absolute Hockey Enterprises to buy the Lightning was bad enough. But to be involved in a lawsuit against one of his former partners, well, that is something he does not wish to be part of again. "It wasn't a very comfortable thing," said Maclean, who along with Jeff Sherrin sued Hollywood producer Oren Koules for allegedly defaulting on his part of a scheduled payment to the Lightning and trying to arrange his own deal with tea...
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Categories: Sports, Past Law Cases | Tags: The Lightning , Sports , Lawsuit | View Count: (970)
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Lightning Has More Suitors

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Lightning Has More Suitors
Hollywood producer Oren Koules might have competition for ownership of the Lightning, and it might come from his former partners. Doug Maclean and Jeff Sherrin, who sued Koules after their group, Absolute Hockey Enterprises, failed to buy the team, apparently are interested in joining some Tampa Bay businesspeople exploring if it is feasible to make a bid. Tampa attorney Steve Burton, who was introduced as part of Absolute Hockey but said he never signed with it, said he and Sherrin have commi...
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Categories: Sports | Tags: The Lightning , Sports , Lawsuit | View Count: (965)
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Big Step Toward Sale

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Big Step Toward Sale
A lawsuit is settled, positioning Oren Koules to pursue his plans to buy the Lightning. Oren Koules wants to be the next owner of the lightning. The path was cleared early Tuesday morning, when a financial settlement was reached in the lawsuit brought against Koules by two former partners in a failed attempt to buy the team. Koules, the producer of the Saw horror films, was not available for comment. But in a statement, the head of OK Hockey, which also includes Koules' business partner Mark ...
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Categories: Sports, Past Law Cases | Tags: The Lightning , Sports , Lawsuit | View Count: (1022)
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Settlement Reached In Lightning Lawsuit

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Settlement Reached In Lightning Lawsuit
A potential road block to the selling of the Tampa Bay Lightning has been cleared and the path toward a new ownership group has opened back up. After agreeing to buy-out his potential partners from a lawsuit for an undisclosed amount of money likely in the seven-digit category, Hollywood movie producer Oren Koules is now free to pursue a new deal to buy the team from Palace Sports and Entertainment. There is no time-table, but negotiations are expected to begin soon between Koules and Palace S...
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Categories: Past Law Cases, Sports | Tags: The Lightning , Sports , Lawsuit | View Count: (992)
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