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Indictment of FBI informant complicates West Palm terrorism case
 Attorney Donnie Murrell was driving to the federal courthouse in Fort Pierce in June when his cell phone rang and he was asked to head back to West Palm Beach to represent a Palm Beach County man charged with wire fraud. He had no idea what he was about to get into. This week, four months after he agreed to represent career con artist Mohammed...

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Attorney Donnie Murrell was driving to the federal courthouse in Fort Pierce in June when his cell phone rang and he was asked to head back to West Palm Beach to represent a Palm Beach County man charged with wire fraud. He had no idea what he was about to get into. This week, four months after he agreed to represent career con artist Mohammed...
Justice Pariente: Legal Aid apt beneficiary of class action win
 Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Pariente on Thursday watched her former law partner hand the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County a hefty check — the fruits of his second successful class-action lawsuit against an infamous South Florida foreclosure attorney who was later disbarred. The $206,700 check, which attorney Louis Silber...

Posted: a day ago

Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Pariente on Thursday watched her former law partner hand the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County a hefty check — the fruits of his second successful class-action lawsuit against an infamous South Florida foreclosure attorney who was later disbarred. The $206,700 check, which attorney Louis Silber...
Broward lawyer drops emoluments clause suit against President Trump
 Recognizing that others are already accusing President Donald Trump of running afoul of the U.S. Constitution’s emoluments clauses, a Broward County lawyer has dropped his lawsuit that makes similar claims. “(The) argument is being adequately made by others, and with best wishes for their success,” attorney Patrick...

Posted: 2 days ago

Recognizing that others are already accusing President Donald Trump of running afoul of the U.S. Constitution’s emoluments clauses, a Broward County lawyer has dropped his lawsuit that makes similar claims. “(The) argument is being adequately made by others, and with best wishes for their success,” attorney Patrick...
Palm Beach Dr. Marder to give up medical license to resolve fraud case
 A Palm Beach dermatologist will give up his medical license as part of a plea deal to resolve obstruction and health-care fraud charges, his attorney and a federal prosecutor said Wednesday. Appearing before U.S. Magistrate James Hopkins, Dr. Gary Marder pleaded not guilty to the charges. To remain free while his attorney, Richard Lubin,...

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A Palm Beach dermatologist will give up his medical license as part of a plea deal to resolve obstruction and health-care fraud charges, his attorney and a federal prosecutor said Wednesday. Appearing before U.S. Magistrate James Hopkins, Dr. Gary Marder pleaded not guilty to the charges. To remain free while his attorney, Richard Lubin,...
Teen’s death blamed on shopping center entrance in Royal Palm Beach
 A 16-year-old girl suffered fatal injuries while riding her bicycle home from her first night of classes at Royal Palm Beach High School in 2016 because of a flawed design of a shopping center driveway, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in Palm Beach County Circuit Court. The configuration of the driveway at Village Shoppes Plaza in Royal...

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A 16-year-old girl suffered fatal injuries while riding her bicycle home from her first night of classes at Royal Palm Beach High School in 2016 because of a flawed design of a shopping center driveway, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in Palm Beach County Circuit Court. The configuration of the driveway at Village Shoppes Plaza in Royal...
Family sues Florida East Coast Railway over Jupiter man’s death
 The family of a 73-year-old Jupiter man who was struck and killed by a Florida East Coast Railway train in December has sued the railroad for alleged negligence. In the lawsuit filed Friday in Palm Beach County Circuit Court, the family of Salvador Ramos-Campos claims the railroad didn’t take steps to assure pedestrians were safe. Ramos-Campos...

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The family of a 73-year-old Jupiter man who was struck and killed by a Florida East Coast Railway train in December has sued the railroad for alleged negligence. In the lawsuit filed Friday in Palm Beach County Circuit Court, the family of Salvador Ramos-Campos claims the railroad didn’t take steps to assure pedestrians were safe. Ramos-Campos...
PBSO deputy cleared in shooting death of mentally ill Loxahatchee man
 A Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy won’t face criminal charges for fatally shooting a mentally ill man whose parents summoned officers to their Loxahatchee home in December to stop their 46-year-old son from killing himself, the county’s top prosecutor has decided. In a memo released Monday, Palm Beach County State Attorney...

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A Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy won’t face criminal charges for fatally shooting a mentally ill man whose parents summoned officers to their Loxahatchee home in December to stop their 46-year-old son from killing himself, the county’s top prosecutor has decided. In a memo released Monday, Palm Beach County State Attorney...
Caloosa couple get $1.3 million in son’s death, still want law changed
 Two years after their 29-year-old son was killed while bicycling home on PGA Boulevard, Raul and Susan Lozano have reached a $1.3 million settlement with an Acreage man who escaped criminal charges by saying he thought he had hit a wild hog. But the money the Lozanos got from George Meada’s insurer to settle their civil lawsuit isn&rsquo...

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Two years after their 29-year-old son was killed while bicycling home on PGA Boulevard, Raul and Susan Lozano have reached a $1.3 million settlement with an Acreage man who escaped criminal charges by saying he thought he had hit a wild hog. But the money the Lozanos got from George Meada’s insurer to settle their civil lawsuit isn&rsquo...
Autopsy shows injuries PBC man suffered in crash with Venus Williams
 A 78-year-old Acreage man died from complications of multiple “blunt traumatic injuries” after the car his wife was driving in June collided with an SUV driven by tennis great Venus Williams in Palm Beach Gardens, the Palm Beach County Medical Examiner ruled. In a report obtained Thursday by The Palm Beach Post, Dr. Michael Bell...

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A 78-year-old Acreage man died from complications of multiple “blunt traumatic injuries” after the car his wife was driving in June collided with an SUV driven by tennis great Venus Williams in Palm Beach Gardens, the Palm Beach County Medical Examiner ruled. In a report obtained Thursday by The Palm Beach Post, Dr. Michael Bell...
Donna Horwitz gets 32 years for killing ex-husband as son looks on
 Minutes after a Palm Beach County circuit judge on Thursday sentenced his 71-year-old mother to 32 years in prison for fatally shooting his father in a jealous rage, Radley Horwitz wondered aloud whether his six-year nightmare was over. “I hate to think that every five years we’re going to be back here over and over again,&rdquo...

Posted: 9 days ago

Minutes after a Palm Beach County circuit judge on Thursday sentenced his 71-year-old mother to 32 years in prison for fatally shooting his father in a jealous rage, Radley Horwitz wondered aloud whether his six-year nightmare was over. “I hate to think that every five years we’re going to be back here over and over again,&rdquo...
Cigarette-maker hit with $5.3M verdict in Boynton area mom’s death
 Tobacco giant Philip Morris should pay a suburban Boynton Beach man at least $5.3 million for hiding the dangers of low-tar cigarettes that caused his wife’s 2014 death from lung cancer at age 56, a Palm Beach County jury agreed this week. Brenda Gentile, who started smoking in high school, believed that the cigarettes the tobacco giant...

Posted: 9 days ago

Tobacco giant Philip Morris should pay a suburban Boynton Beach man at least $5.3 million for hiding the dangers of low-tar cigarettes that caused his wife’s 2014 death from lung cancer at age 56, a Palm Beach County jury agreed this week. Brenda Gentile, who started smoking in high school, believed that the cigarettes the tobacco giant...