Former California Judge to Be Sentenced, Florida Lawsuit Continues

Fort Myers, FL: An elderly woman who earned just $1,800 in monthly income between her Social Security check and her pension was somehow persuaded to take out a life insurance policy worth $7.5 million. According to her son’s financial elder abuse attorney, the woman was saddled with a trust and allegedly persuaded to take out a loan valued at $1.1 million in order to satisfy premiums of $742,000. http://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/articles/financial-elder-abuse-in-california/financial-elder-abuse-21-19111.html#.UkFnWWR4bJA … [Read more...]

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging North Miami Mayoral Election

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the election of the mayor of North Miami, but the man fighting the election says the battle isn't over. On Saturday, Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Jorge Cueto dismissed the lawsuit against Mayor Lucie Tondreau, who had been accused of not living in the city for at least one year before the election. http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/politics/Judge-Dismisses-Lawsuit-Challenging-North-Miami-Mayoral-Election-224846482.html … [Read more...]

Broward land trust firm fights Florida Attorney General lawsuit

By Donna Gehrke-White, Sun Sentinel Whitestone Capital Trust is fighting Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's attempt to prevent the Coral Springs company from collecting fees to put homes in land trusts to avoid foreclosure. Whitestone's attorney — Michael Pike of West Palm Beach — is asking a Broward County judge to throw out the lawsuit filed last month by the Attorney General's Office. The suit accuses Whitestone of charging homeowners illegal upfront fees and falsely misrepresenting that it could cancel or void the homeowners' mortgages. http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/fl-land-trusts-20130916,0,3895343.story … [Read more...]

Judge orders men linked to Aaron Hernandez to testify

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HARTFORD, Conn.—A Superior Court judge ordered two Connecticut men Tuesday with ties to former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez to appear before a Massachusetts grand jury. Judge Joan Alexander issued a warrant to allow police to arrest Alexander Bradley of East Hartford and compel him to appear before a grand jury in Suffolk County, Mass., after Bradley failed to appear Tuesday at a hearing to show why he should not be required to testify. http://www.sportingnews.com/nfl/story/2013-09-10/aaron-hernandez-murder-trial-grand-jury-ties-alexander-bradley-john-alcorn … [Read more...]

Medical Examiner In Zimmerman Trial Sues For $100M, Claims Prosecution Threw Case [VIDEO]

In a bombshell allegation, Florida medical examiner Dr. Shiping Bao (pictured) claims that Florida state prosecutors were biased against Trayvon Martin and purposely threw the case, and he is suing the state for $100 million, reports WFTV.com. RELATED: Medical Examiner: Trayvon Martin Was ‘In Pain,’ ‘Suffering’ After Shooting [VIDEO] According to Bao, the medical examiner, state attorney’s office, and Sanford Police Department all felt that Martin “got what he deserved.” Bao also claims that he received the strong, though subtle, message not to speak on certain things:   Read more here:  http://newsone.com/2715972/dr-shiping-bao-lawsuit/ … [Read more...]