Plaintiff, Cheryl Rafferty, moves for Judgment on the Pleadings or in the alternative for Partial Summary Judgment in light of the answer filed by Defendant, Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bureau, Inc. and the collections letter it attached as Exhibit 1 thereto. In short, the Defendant’s Answer leaves no factual dispute over the letter it sent Plaintiff. As […]
APPELLEE’S STATEMENT OF THE ISSUES 1. Whether the evidence of reckless disregard of the requirements of the FCRA, when viewed in the light most favorable to Williams, presented a sufficient disagreement as to require its submission to a jury. 2. Whether the District Court, as part of its 60-page detailed Order, properly upheld as constitutional […]
Two weeks after Hurricane Irma left millions of Floridians without electricity and caused major flooding along the West Coast of Florida, many employees are returning to work and attempting to return to a state of normalcy. For some employees, they returned home not only to find damage to their homes, but also to find out […]
This Gainesville woman (hereinafter referred to as “Plaintiff”), and former client of Massey & Duffy, has received a confidential settlement of her claims. The actual terms of the release, the names of the released parties (i.e. the “Defendants”), and the amounts paid are highly confidential, so they cannot be shared with the public. However, the […]
Campus sexual assault has been a hot topic for several years. University of Florida Wide Receiver and Quarterback Treon Harris both were currently were suspended last year for their alleged involvement in a sexual assault in December 2015. With the prevalence of social media and attention focused on institutions like Duke University and Stanford University. […]
RESPONSE TO MOTION FOR JUDGMENT ON THE PLEADINGS In the following case, a motion for judgment on the pleadings was defended in an FMLA case. If you want to learn amore about the FMLA, read this. INTERFACE CLAIMS AND RETALIATION CLAIMS ARE CLOSELY RELATED FMLA retaliation and interference claims can have overlap and therefore be […]
In a recently decision, attached HERE, a towing company in Gainesville was denied the opportunity to avoid a trial over whether it improperly paid its employee. In that case, Defendant O’Grady is the sole owner and President of Defendant Ultimate Towing. He is also responsible for many duties directly relating to the operation of the business, […]
Recently news broke of a huge data breach from credit reporting company, Equifax, Inc. The breach included the personal information of millions of consumers and has opened Equifax to a host of legal issues in the coming years. While the Congress continues to scale back consumer protections, major privacy leaks like this are even more […]
During hurricane Irma many Floridians were forced to evacuate. However, in response, many employers are disciplining their employees or even firing them for leaving.
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