Blog – South Florida Trial Practice

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To successfully navigate South Florida’s court system, it’s key to have a trusted team of experienced trial litigators to help you tackle complex legal issues throughout the region. Dori is a regular contributor to the South Florida Trial Blog, she posts on topics related to employment discrimination and harassment, including new court decisions and legislation, compliance, best practices, interesting trends in workplace relations and employment-related issues affecting Florida employers.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Medical Marijuana Dispensary News Please see my latest update, over on Fox’s In the Weeds, listing all the news on medical marijuana dispensaries and whether and how Florida cities and municipalities are embracing them or shunning them. __________ Dori K. Stibolt is a partner with the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP.  Dori defends and counsels management in labor and employment litigation matters pertaining to wage and overtime claims, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leave/restraint, and whistle-blower claims.  You can contact Dori at 561-804-4417 [email protected]... More
  • Local Control Over Medical Marijuana Retail Locations? Please see my update, over on Fox’s In the Weeds, regarding whether Florida cities and municipalities can exert local control over the location of medical marijuana dispensaries. __________ Dori K. Stibolt is a partner with the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP.  Dori defends and counsels management in labor and employment litigation matters pertaining to wage and overtime claims, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leave/restraint, and whistle-blower claims.  You can contact Dori at 561-804-4417 [email protected]... More
  • Debate Over the Smoking of Medical Marijuana Escalates to Litigation Please see my post, over on Fox’s In the Weeds, regarding litigation over the Florida Legislature’s failure to include or permit smoking of medical marijuana in the recently passed legislation implementing Amendment 2. __________ Dori K. Stibolt is a partner with the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP.  Dori defends and counsels management in labor and employment litigation matters pertaining to wage and overtime claims, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leave/restraint, and whistle-blower claims.  You can contact Dori at 561-804-4417 [email protected]... More
  • Medical Marijuana Bill Passes During Special Session – Will Employers Also Be Able to Pass? Please see my update, over on Fox’s In the Weeds, on the Florida Legislature’s success in passing a medical marijuana bill during the recent special session.  Now we wait on Governor Rick Scott to sign the bill, which he is expected to do. Once Gov. Scott signs the bill into law, Florida Statute s. 381.986 (Compassionate use of low-THC and medical cannabis law) will be amended to state the following: This section does not limit the ability of an employer to establish,... More
  • Upcoming Special Session Might Address Medical Marijuana Please see my update on Florida’s upcoming special session which might include medical marijuana over on Fox’s In the Weeds. __________ Dori K. Stibolt is a partner with the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP.  Dori defends and counsels management in labor and employment litigation matters pertaining to wage and overtime claims, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leave/restraint, and whistle-blower claims.  You can contact Dori at 561-804-4417 or [email protected] ... More
  • Medical Marijuana Licenses Increase by Two in the State of Florida Please find another update on Florida medical marijuana over on Fox’s In the Weeds. __________ Dori K. Stibolt is a partner with the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP.  Dori defends and counsels management in labor and employment litigation matters pertaining to wage and overtime claims, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leave/restraint, and whistle-blower claims.  You can contact Dori at 561-804-4417 or [email protected]... More
  • Florida Legislature Fails to Pass Medical Marijuana Laws See my post over on Fox’s In the Weeds, regarding the Florida Legislature’s failure to pass regulations implementing Amendment 2 (medical marijuana). __________ Dori K. Stibolt is a partner with the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP.  Dori defends and counsels management in labor and employment litigation matters pertaining to wage and overtime claims, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leave/restraint, and whistle-blower claims.  You can contact Dori at 561-804-4417 or [email protected] ... More
  • Florida Senate Passes its Version of Medical Marijuana See my post over on Fox’s In the Weeds, regarding the Florida Senate passing its version of regulations for Amendment 2 (medical marijuana). __________ Dori K. Stibolt is a partner with the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP.  Dori defends and counsels management in labor and employment litigation matters pertaining to wage and overtime claims, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leave/restraint, and whistle-blower claims.  You can contact Dori at 561-804-4417 or [email protected]... More
  • The Next Frontier in ADA Access Litigation – Online (Part II) Last month I posted Part I on this topic which covered the state of federal statutes and regulations regarding web site access as well as the most recent Florida Federal case law on the topic. This time I around, I want to talk about reality for companies. Plaintiffs are bringing these website cases here, and elsewhere, and many have already figured out how to plead the claims to survive the motion to dismiss phase.  So, if your company has an inaccessible website and... More
  • Florida House Passes HB 1397 – Regulations for Medical Marijuana See my post over on Fox’s In the Weeds regarding the Florida House of Representatives passing HB 1397 which is a bill to legislate Amendment 2 (medical marijuana). __________ Dori K. Stibolt is a partner with the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP.  Dori defends and counsels management in labor and employment litigation matters pertaining to wage and overtime claims, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leave/restraint, and whistle-blower claims.  You can contact Dori at 561-804-4417 or [email protected]... More