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Morgan & Morgan sued on false advertising claim

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A Philadelphia law firm has sued the Orlando-based Morgan & Morgan law firm in federal court, saying its well-known ads are “misleading” potential clients. Those ads, well known from billboards and sides of buses in the Sunshine State, wrongly give the impression that the firm “actively litigate(s) claims in Pennsylvania” when its personal-injury practice there is actually “non-existent or minimal,” the suit said.

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John Morgan torn on possible governor run, in no hurry

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John Morgan has powerful split emotions about the prospect of running for governor in 2018 as a Democrat, and figures he has at least a year to decide. Morgan, the 60-year-old Orlando trial attorney who championed Florida’s Amendment 2 medical marijuana initiative this year, said others – not he – are pushing for him to run for governor. And while flattered, he insisted it’s not his idea, and he’s not giving it any serious thought yet. “I don’t think I have to…

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Charlie Crist nets another $7K from lobbyists, Morgan & Morgan employees

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Former Gov. Charlie Crist reported another $7,000 in contributions in a new FEC filing Tuesday, including checks from a pair of Morgan & Morgan employees. The donor roll included attorneys Adam Brum and Keith Carter of Morgan & Morgan, who gave $1,500 and $1,000, respectively. Crist took a job at Morgan & Morgan after his lone term as Florida governor ended in 2011. Also in the filing were Tallahassee lobbyist Jeff Sharkey and Nicholas Herbach of Index Management Services, who…

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Morgan & Morgan chimes in on worker’s comp rulings

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The Morgan & Morgan law firm’s blog has opined on the state Supreme Court’s latest ruling on the state’s worker’s compensation law, calling it a “victory” for workers. An unsigned post appeared Monday; it was tweeted Tuesday. The firm, led by famed Orlando trial attorney John Morgan, has a bustling practice in worker’s comp applications and appeals. States mandate worker’s comp systems to pay workers who get hurt on the job. Last month, the Castellanos v. Next Door Company opinion struck down the law’s caps on legal fees as unconstitutional.…

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John Morgan says he’ll match medical pot drive donations 9 to 1

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John Morgan announced on Thursday all donations in 2015 to his United for Care group — which is pushing for a constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana — will be personally matched by the millionaire attorney to the tune of nine to one. Morgan said in a statement his personal convictions will drive him to spare no expense when it comes to bringing patients who use cannabis to treat their ailments out of the shadows. “I started doing this because of my brother and…

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