Carlton Fields

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4221 W Boy Scout Blvd., Suite 1000
Tampa, FL 33607-5780, United States
Phone: 813.223.7000
Fax: 813.229.4133
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • Connecticut
  • D.C.
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New York
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

SCOTUS Holds American Pipe Tolling Does Not Apply to Securities Class Action Opt-Out Claims Filed Outside Repose Period: CalPERS v. ANZ Securities, Inc.

We have blogged about the evolution and application of the American Pipe tolling rule, as further expanded by Crown Cork, many times, most recently following the Ninth Circuit’s Resh decision last month. Under American Pipe,…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Securities Law

Tenth Circuit Affirms Denial Of Motion To Compel Arbitration As To The Claims Of Non-Signatory Plaintiffs

A buyer of a manufactured home sued the manufacturer, seller and lender in connection with toxic mold that was found in the home’s water system. The underlying retail installment contract contained an arbitration agreement which…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Real Estate - Residential, Toxic Torts

New Criminal History Hiring Regulations for California Employers

Employers hiring in California must be aware that on July 1, new California Fair Employment and Housing Council regulations take effect, limiting use of criminal history when making employment decisions. Every nationwide company…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

For Insurance Industry, Post-Brexit Questions Remain

Last week, the British government and the European Union began Brexit talks, which will continue for the next 18 months. Meanwhile, Brexit’s implications for the financial services and insurance industries remain unknown. To…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Insurance, International Law & Trade

First Circuit Finds FAA Applicability A Question For Court And Holds FAA Exemption Applicable To Independent-Contractor Relationship

The case presented two issues to the court: 1) whether a court must determine the applicability of the FAA to the case when asked to compel arbitration, where parties delegated questions of arbitrability to the arbitrator; and…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending June 16 & 23, 2017

Real Property Update - US Supreme Court - Regulatory Taking: owner of parcel A, that took title to adjacent parcel B after regulation restricting use of parcels had been passed, lost grandfather rights for both parcels by…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Constitutional Law, Finance & Banking, Insurance, Real Estate - Residential

One Way Out: California District Court Finds Insurer Had Right to Pay Limits Despite Possible Defense

In Film Allman, LLC v. New York Marine and General Insurance Company, Inc., 2:14-cv-7069-ODW, (C.D. Cal. May 23, 2017), a California district court granted summary judgment in favor of an insurer of a production company. The…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance

Court Declines To Quash Subpoena Issued To South Carolina Department Of Insurance In Companion Property Case

We previously reported on this case on January 5, 2016, June 28, 2016, July 20, 2016, and December 14, 2016. The case concerns Companion Property and Casualty Insurance Company’s participation in a fronted insurance program with…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Insurance, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

CMS Requires Participating Providers to Prepare for Emergencies

On March 24, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a memorandum encouraging participating providers to “seek out and participate in a full-scale, community-based exercise with their local and/or state…more
 /  Health

Mandatory Bundled Payments Delayed, CMS seeking comments

CMS Administrator, Seema Verma, and Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary, Tom Price delayed implementation of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (“CJR”) program via an interim final rule. See CMS – 5519 –…more
 /  Health

Pennsylvania Federal Court Finds Continuing Violations Doctrine Applicable To RESPA Claims

A Pennsylvania federal court applied the continuing violations theory to RESPA’s one-year statute of limitations, and allowed Plaintiffs leave to amend their complaint to modify their RESPA claim…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

First Circuit Finds FAA Applicability A Question For Court And Holds FAA Exemption Applicable To Independent-Contractor Relationship

The case presented two issues to the court: 1) whether a court must determine the applicability of the FAA to the case when asked to compel arbitration, where parties delegated questions of arbitrability to the arbitrator; and…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Labor & Employment Law, Transportation

The Sixth Circuit Holds That Class Action Arbitration Waivers Are Prohibited Under The National Labor Relations Act

The Sixth Circuit enforced a National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB”) order finding that Alternative Entertainment Inc., a Michigan-based satellite television retailer, violated the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) by…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

The New 2016 ALTA Commitment with Florida Modifications: Expressing the Limitations on Liability

A significant change to one of the standard title insurance forms recently took effect. The new 2016 ALTA Commitment with Florida Modifications both streamlines the existing features of the title insurance commitment and, for…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Insurance, Real Estate - Residential

New ALTA Closing Protection Letter With Florida Modifications Corrects Unfortunate Case Law

The new American Land Title Association (ALTA) Closing Protection Letter (CPL) form recently took effect in Florida. The new form both streamlines the previous CPL’s language and addresses and corrects many of the problems…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Insurance, Real Estate - Residential
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