Attorneys in South Florida expect to see a barrage of new litigation filed when the Trump administration allows Cuban-Americans to file lawsuits against companies that have used property that they claim belonged to them before it was confiscated following the Cuban revolution.

Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996, allows Americans, including Cubans who have since become U.S. citizens, to bring lawsuits against individuals or companies that “traffic” in property confiscated by Cuba after the 1959 Cuban revolution.

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