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News & Insights

Winn-Dixie Wins Legal Suit, Maybe Shoots Self in Foot

April 08, 2021 — Jacksonville, Fla.-based supermarket chain Winn-Dixie Stores, famously known as “The Beef People” when I was growing up, has been battling a visually impaired plaintiff who sued the company alleging that its website violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Florida’s Legislature Takes Gigantic Detour in Privacy Law [Lowndes Tech]

April 07, 2021 — Lowndes attorney Drew Sorrell discusses the major changes to House Bill 969 and what the new language means for businesses and consumers.

Low Vaccination Rate Among Senior Housing Staff Poses Problems. Are There Any Solutions? [Gray Area of the Law]

April 07, 2021 — Lowndes Shareholder John Ruffier discusses Florida Trend's report that vaccination rates of staff are lagging across the state and what senior living facility operators can do.

Lowndes Welcomes Of Counsel Abood Shebib to Labor & Employment Law Group

April 05, 2021 — Lowndes is pleased to announce that Abood Shebib has joined the firm as an Of Counsel attorney in the firm’s Labor & Employment Law Group. He will be based out of the firm’s Orlando office.

Update Your Privacy Policy Now to Avoid Costly Penalties

April 05, 2021 — Sweeping consumer privacy law changes are moving quickly through the Florida legislature. Covered private businesses should act now to bring their privacy policies into compliance with the anticipated new requirements.

Lowndes Ranked No. 1 Real Estate Law Firm in Central Florida by Orlando Business Journal

April 01, 2021 — Lowndes once again ranked No. 1 on the Orlando Business Journal’s list of Central Florida Real Estate Law Firms. Lowndes received the top ranking out of 33 other Central Florida firms.

PPP Application Deadline Extended to May 31

April 01, 2021 — On Tuesday, President Biden signed an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) into law. The law extends the deadline to apply for a PPP Loan to May 31 (from March 31) and extends the date for loan authorization to June 30

CDC Moratorium on Residential Evictions Continues but Not Without Exception

March 31, 2021 — On March 28, 2021, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) extended its nationwide moratorium on residential evictions, prohibiting the eviction of residential tenants who qualify under the CDC’s rules.

Florida Privacy Bill and Your Consumer Data [Lowndes Legal Talk]

March 31, 2021 — Tune in to Lowndes Legal Talk featuring attorneys Melody Lynch and Drew Sorrell discussing how the proposed Florida privacy bill will affect how businesses handle consumer data.

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