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Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Feb 27

    Royal Caribbean & Celebrity Pay Alaska's Environmental Fine

    Royal Caribbean & Celebrity Pay Alaska's Environmental Fine
    Seatrade Cruise News reports that Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises recently settled all claims related to alleged violations of the Alaska Marine Visible Emissions Standards that occurred over an earlier five-year period on certain…
  • Feb 27

    Is a Cruise Ship the Perfect Place to Commit a Crime?

    Is a Cruise Ship the Perfect Place to Commit a Crime?
    Earlier today, I mentioned the recent disappearance of a young Chinese woman from the Costa Magnifica. It appears that she may have been a murder victim, according to the police in Italy who are investigating the case.   If this is true,…
  • Feb 27

    Man Arrested for Murder of Wife Who Disappeared During Cruise

    Man Arrested for Murder of Wife Who Disappeared During Cruise
    Numerous newspapers are reporting that a woman cruising with her husband aboard the Costa Magnifica with their two young children (ages 4 and 6) on a Mediterranean cruise, starting in Civitavecchia, Italy, disappeared last week. The woman has…
Rank this Week: 32

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jan 11

    Top of the line debt collector defense

    Top of the line debt collector defense
    Client:  C Client Review:  Mr Taras & Mrs Tina are the best team to work on your debt collection defense! They kept me informed on the progress of my case and got the plaintiff to agree to a settlement and I don’t have to…
  • Jan 6

    Attorney Rudnitsky . . .thank you

    Attorney Rudnitsky . . .thank you
    Client:  George Client Review:  Mr. Taras and Ms. Tina are so helpful, knowledgeable and will fight for your case as he did mine with a debt suit. They took my case at a flat rate. He does not nickel and dime you. He is pro active…
  • Oct 18

    Highly Recommend

    Highly Recommend
    Clients:  Joy and Wess Client Review:  Mr. Rudnitsky Was wonderful. I was extremely impressed with the professionalism and courteousness. He fought very hard to get us a win and would not give up till he did! He did exactly what he…
Rank this Week: 49

FDCPA - Fair Debt Collection…

FDCPA - Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Covers the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, state consumer collection laws, and the debt collection industry. By Donald E. Petersen.

http://www.fdcpa.me/
  • Aug 9

    Debt Collectors Who File Time-Barred Proof Of Claims Violate The FDCPA

    Debt Collectors Who File Time-Barred Proof Of Claims Violate The FDCPA
    FLORIDA CONSUMERS CAN SUE DEBT COLLECTORS WHO FILE PROOF OF CLAIMS IN BANKRUPTCY COURT ARISING FROM DEBTS WHICH ARE TIME BARRED BY THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS In Crawford v. LVNV Funding, LLC, the United States Court of Appeals for the…
  • Jul 8

    Collection Letters Offering To “Settle” Time-Barred Debts May Deceive Consumer

    Collection Letters Offering To “Settle” Time-Barred Debts May Deceive Consumer
    McMAHON v. LVNV FUNDING The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (the “Seventh Circuit”) sent a message to debt collectors in McMahon v. LVNV Funding, LLC by holding that “an unsophisticated consumer could…
  • Sep 21

    Consumers Can Stop Robo-Calls To Their Cell Phone

    Consumers Can Stop Robo-Calls To Their Cell Phone
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (the “Circuit Court”) recently decided Gager v. Dell Financial Services, LLC, addressing whether cell phone subscribers can withdraw their “express consent” for…
Rank this Week: 53

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 69

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://www.lipcon.com/blog/feed/
  • May 29

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger
    Norovirus is serious news for the cruise industry. Every year, the virus sickens roughly 20 million people and ruins cruise vacations for countless travelers. The virus is notorious for affecting enclosed populations, which is why it spreads…
  • May 27

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver
    Thinking about cruising anytime soon? If so, you’re not alone. Summer is quickly approaching, which means that kids are out of school and it’s the perfect time to take a family vacation. Naturally, a cruise is one of the top types…
  • May 26

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking
    With summer fast approaching, many are opting to head out to open waters and enjoy all that the ocean or waterways have to offer. And for many, that includes trying new options, like canoeing or kayaking. These activities are often low-cost,…
Rank this Week: 72

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    SCOTUS grants cert on a habeas case from the 11th Circuit

    SCOTUS grants cert on a habeas case from the 11th Circuit
    Back in August 2016, the en banc 11th Circuit had 96 pages of opinions in this AEDPA case (Wilson v. Sellers).  I can honestly tell you that I haven't read it.  But some clerks at the Supreme Court did, and granted cert.  I…
  • Feb 27

    RIP Judge Wapner

    RIP Judge Wapner
    We need more judges like him.  For real.  Enjoy:
  • Feb 22

    Response to Joe Patrice's post on criminal defense lawyer

    Response to Joe Patrice's post on criminal defense lawyer
    As SDFLA blog readers know, I do not use this forum as a place to discuss my cases.  I use this blog as a place to cover news in this District and other court news that I find interesting.  Every now and then there is an exception,…
Rank this Week: 98

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Feb 27

    Investor Alert: Mutual Fund Fee

    Investor Alert: Mutual Fund Fee
    Are you aware of how much you are paying in mutual fund fees? It’s important to be aware of all the mutual fund fees associated with any fund you invest in since they affect your bottom line. You can find a detailed description of…
  • Feb 27

    New FINRA Rule Protecting Seniors from Financial Abuse

    New FINRA Rule Protecting Seniors from Financial Abuse
    SEC approves new FINRA rule designed to protect seniors from financial exploitation. Will firms follow through? The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved a new FINRA rule to protect seniors and other specified…
  • Feb 27

    Austin W. Morton Recovery of Investment Losse

    Austin W. Morton Recovery of Investment Losse
    Concerned about investment losses with Austin W. Morton? According to The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, financial advisor Austin W. Morton has been charged with stealing $36,000 from an 83-year-old man with dementia. Morton,…
Rank this Week: 110

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    Hah Hah People Wore Fancy Clothes and Made Mild Jokes About Movies You've Never Seen!

    Hah Hah People Wore Fancy Clothes and Made Mild Jokes About Movies You've Never Seen!
    Meanwhile I wanna commend Chris Mancini for taking it to the man on behalf of Muhammed Ali's kid at FLL.Then this nice person told other nice people in Key West that we now live in "Trump Country" so that's probably true now, right,…
  • Feb 24

    Does This Ass Make My Country Look Small?

    Does This Ass Make My Country Look Small?
     I've been trying to give Cheeto Hitler the benefit of the doubt. When he recently decided to uphold an Obama order on LGBT rights, I applauded. But not only does this man not have a 'cohesive' philosophy, I doubt he knows what the word…
  • Feb 23

    Finally an Election Result We Can Support!

    Finally an Election Result We Can Support!
    Congrats Judge, keep fighting the good fight.
Rank this Week: 104

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 118

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 184

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

Covers health law and nursing law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
  • Feb 22

    Whistleblower Agrees To Split Fees In $785M Pfizer FCA Deal

    Whistleblower Agrees To Split Fees In $785M Pfizer FCA Deal
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On November 29, 2016, Dr. William LaCorte, M.D., a whistleblowing physician in Metairie, Louisiana, helped win a $785 million False Claims Act…
  • Feb 19

    Forest Labs Agree to Pay $38 Million Settlement to End Whistle Blower’s FCA Suit

    Forest Labs Agree to Pay $38 Million Settlement to End Whistle Blower’s FCA Suit
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 15, 2016, Forest Laboratories agreed to pay $38 million to resolve a whistle blower’s False Claims Act (FCA) suit involving…
  • Feb 12

    South Florida Hospital Agrees To Pay $12 Million To Settle FCA Claim

    South Florida Hospital Agrees To Pay $12 Million To Settle FCA Claim
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 7, 2016, a Miami-area hospital will pay the federal government about $12 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False…
Rank this Week: 231

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Carnival Fascination Passenger Was Injured Getting Out of Hot Tub

    Carnival Fascination Passenger Was Injured Getting Out of Hot Tub
    A Kentucky woman claims a slippery deck near a hot tub on a Miami-based cruise ship caused her to fall. The woman filed a complaint on Feb. 13 against Carnival Corp., doing business as Carnival Cruise Lines Inc., alleging negligence.…
  • Feb 14

    Kane’s Furniture In Florida Settles Class Action Suit

    Kane’s Furniture In Florida Settles Class Action Suit
    A preliminary settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit filed against Kane’s Furniture that accused the store of failing to honor lifetime warranties for defective “bonded leather” furniture that peeled, flaked…
  • Feb 6

    Man Alleges Carnival Cruise Line’s Negligence Caused Him to Slip On Wet Deck

    Man Alleges Carnival Cruise Line’s Negligence Caused Him to Slip On Wet Deck
    A Carnival passenger alleges he was injured because he slipped on a deck that was wet with rain. The man filed a complaint on Jan. 23 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Carnival Corp. alleging negligence.…
Rank this Week: 189

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    I Inherited an IRA Account. Now What?

    I Inherited an IRA Account. Now What?
    Ira Account Inheritance The answer to that question depends on whether you inherited the IRA account from your spouse or someone other than your spouse, such as your parent, sibling, or close friend.  You have more options if you…
  • Jan 27

    SEC Whistleblower Program is Gaining Momentum and Paying Big Bountie

    SEC Whistleblower Program is Gaining Momentum and Paying Big Bountie
    SEC Whistleblowers On January 23, the SEC announced that its whistleblower program will pay out to three whistleblowers a combined award of $7 million.  The whistleblowers’ awards were for helping the SEC pursue an investment…
  • Jan 19

    What are the pros and cons of taking a 401K loan?

    What are the pros and cons of taking a 401K loan?
    Many employers provide 401k plans for their employees.  A 401k plan is a retirement savings plan where employees can save a portion of their pre-tax earnings. Taxes aren’t paid on the money until it is withdrawn from the account.…
Rank this Week: 240

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Covers estate, guardianship, probate and trust litigation. By Law Offices of Adrian Philip Thomas.

http://www.florida-probate-lawyer.com/probate
  • Jan 24

    Ownership of Safe Deposit Box Content

    Ownership of Safe Deposit Box Content
    Who owns the contents of a safe-deposit box when two people are on the box and one dies? The answer may depend on what is specifically provided in the lease or rental agreement with the bank.  In other words, does the bank have a written…
  • Jan 9

    Due Process, Death and Taxe

    Due Process, Death and Taxe
    I have written extensively about the application of the due process requirements under both the Florida and United States Constitutions in previous blogs and cannot resist touching upon a recent opinion in a state court case applying federal…
  • Dec 27

    Trust Revocation: No Magic Art is Necessary

    Trust Revocation: No Magic Art is Necessary
    The Uniform Trust Code §602(c) provides that a settlor may revoke or amend a revocable trust by substantial compliance with a method provided in the terms of the trust or by any method manifesting clear and convincing evidence of the…
Rank this Week: 225

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 176

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 259

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Feb 24

    Pay Back to Big Corporations — Unneeded Law

    Pay Back to Big Corporations — Unneeded Law
    It seems when Congress tries to pass a law taking away peoples’ rights they tack on a title that sounds like they are just trying to “tidy up” or do us a favor. Such is the result of House bill H.R. 985, which they have…
  • Feb 21

    FDA Changes Warning For Fluoroquinolone

    FDA Changes Warning For Fluoroquinolone
    Fluoroquinolones is a drug used to treat respiratory and urinary infections. Fluoroquinolones include these drugs: Avelox (moxifloxacin); Cipro (ciprofloxacin); Cipro extended-release (Cirpofloxacin extended- release); Factive (gemiflozacin);…
  • Feb 15

    Judge Kicks Benicar Claim

    Judge Kicks Benicar Claim
    Benicar is used to treat high blood pressure.  In June 2015, numerous plaintiffs sued the manufacturer of Benicar, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Forest Laboratories LLC in the St. Louis Circuit Court.  Plaintiffs alleged injuries from…
Rank this Week: 286

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Actual Fraud is it Fraud to Receive Fraudulent Transfers?

    Actual Fraud is it Fraud to Receive Fraudulent Transfers?
    One issue that has come before the Supreme Court is what is actual fraud, and does actual fraud included fraudulent transfers.  Stated in another way, is it fraud to accept a fraudulent transfer.  For a long time the answer depended…
  • Feb 15

    Florida Estate Planning For Second Marriage

    Florida Estate Planning For Second Marriage
    In Florida it can be crucial to do Estate Planning For Second Marriage More and more Americans are getting remarried which is causing estate planning to become more complex.  People are living much longer than in the past, which means…
  • Feb 3

    The Importance of a Durable Power of Attorney

    The Importance of a Durable Power of Attorney
    A Durable Power of Attorney is an important document, but sometimes having one can cause problems. A recent Florida court ruling scored a major win in the fight against elder abuse. The case established that a health care proxy does not have…
Rank this Week: 336

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Feb 2

    Judge Gorsuch and the Rule of Law in His Own Word

    Judge Gorsuch and the Rule of Law in His Own Word
    “It is the role of judges to apply, not alter, the work of the people’s representatives.” Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch, January 31, 2017 Over the next few months there will be a great battle over President Trump’s…
  • Jan 31

    The Constitution, Art. I Section 1: All Legislative Power Granted to the Congre

    The Constitution, Art. I Section 1: All Legislative Power Granted to the Congre
    All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. This is the first sentence of the Constitution.  It appears quite simple.  The…
  • Dec 14

    The 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights, Part II

    The 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights, Part II
    When reflecting on the first ten amendments to the American Constitution, or the Bill of Rights, focus is often on the great freedoms of religion, speech, press and the right to bear arms.  The Bill of Rights became 225 years old on…
Rank this Week: 339

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Feb 2

    Five gun arrests at Jacksonville high school in a month

    Five gun arrests at Jacksonville high school in a month
    First Coast High School has had an dramatic increase in weapon related arrests at their school this month.  According to an article on News4Jax, there have been 5 weapon related arrests at the school in just under a month.  The most…
  • Jan 13

    Wrong person released from Clay County jail

    Wrong person released from Clay County jail
    The wrong woman was released from the Clay County Jail last week.  According to an article on Jacksonville.com, Jessica Davis’ family posted her bond for her to be released while her misdemeanor simple battery case is…
  • Jan 13

    Wrong person released from Clay County jail

    Wrong person released from Clay County jail
    The wrong woman was released from the Clay County Jail last week.  According to an article on Jacksonville.com, Jessica Davis’ family posted her bond for her to be released while her misdemeanor simple battery case is…
Rank this Week: 335

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Aug 13

    Electronic Warrants in Hillsborough County, Florida

    Electronic Warrants in Hillsborough County, Florida
    The United States Supreme Court in Missouri v. McNeely, 569 U. S. ___ (2013), acknowledged that exigent circumstances would rarely exist for DUI-related forced blood draws because of the technological “advances in the last 47 years…
  • Jul 12

    The Problem with USF DUI Checkpoint

    The Problem with USF DUI Checkpoint
    DUI Checkpoints are highly ineffective. On February 27, 2016, the University of South Florida Police Department conducted a DUI checkpoint on 50th Street near the USF Catholic Student Center. According to Cpl. Scott Parker’s…
  • Jul 11

    Tampa Police DUI Checkpoint

    Tampa Police DUI Checkpoint
      We recently obtained the operational plan to the low manpower DUI sobriety checkpoint hosted by the Tampa Police Department DUI Enforcement Unit on May 22, 2016, at 2002 N. 17th Street on May 22, 2016 to May 23, 2016. We also received:…
Rank this Week: 308

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Provides analysis of crimes and sentences for Florida state and federal criminal offenses. By Silber Criminal Law Firm.

http://www.florida-criminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse
    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida was arrested Friday after she allegedly beat two boys, news sources report. Vosburg, 30, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four counts of child neglect and two counts of child abuse with bodily…
  • Oct 22

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery
    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida was arrested this past week for allegedly shoved her former girlfriend out of a moving vehicle, news sources report. Information regarding the victim's identity was not immediately available following…
  • Oct 21

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection
    Charlie Ware, a licensed Hollywood, Florida acupuncturist and acupoint injection therapist, was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of administering questionable injections to as many a dozen patients, some of whom suffered ill-side…
Rank this Week: 262

Florida Intellectual Property Law…

Florida Intellectual Property Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks, copyright law, franchise law, trade secret law and unfair competition law. By John Rizvi.

http://www.floridaipblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Reader Question: Will my trademark application be denied if...

    Reader Question: Will my trademark application be denied if...
    "Suzy" asks: If I look on uspto.gov and see that there is a company already trademarked under a name similiar to my company's name will my trademarked registration be denied?   My response:  
  • Nov 21

    Patent Writing Secrets: What's the Hook?

    Patent Writing Secrets: What's the Hook?
    Before beginning to draft the patent application there is one step you must take to make sure you get MAXIMUM protection for your idea (and to make sure no one gets around it). And that step is establishing the hook. Allow me to explain what…
  • Nov 18

    Reader Question: Should I take my idea to an investor before getting a patent?

    Reader Question: Should I take my idea to an investor before getting a patent?
    L.C. asks: Quick question. Would there be any issues going to angel investors, or venture capitalists before starting the entire patent process? Would that spark any legal trouble down the line? My answer. It's not that it would spark legal…
Rank this Week: 307

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    “CAR HOPPING” IS A BURGLARY, TAKE A GUN FROM CAR, IT’S ARMED BURGLARY

    “CAR HOPPING” IS A BURGLARY, TAKE A GUN FROM CAR, IT’S ARMED BURGLARY
    Several Car Burglaries Reported in St. Johns County Recent news stories detail the arrest of a 14 year old boy in regards to several car burglaries in St. Johns County.  The 14 year old can’t be named because juvenile names are not…
  • Feb 10

    JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF’S CORRECTIONS OFFICER ARRESTED

    JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF’S CORRECTIONS OFFICER ARRESTED
    Only on Job a Week, No Union Protection, Terminated According to a report, a nineteen year old  Jacksonville Sheriff’s Corrections Officer was arrested and charged after leading his co-workers on a high speed chase on February 4,…
  • Feb 8

    FLORIDA SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED ON GUN CHARGES IN 8 YEAR OLD CHILD’S DEATH

    FLORIDA SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED ON GUN CHARGES IN 8 YEAR OLD CHILD’S DEATH
    Duval Man Arrested for Gun Charge in Case Involving Deceased Five Year Old A thirty four year old man has been arrested and charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon after an investigation into a murdered five year old…
Rank this Week: 452

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Feb 27

    Do Step-parents Have the Authority to Make Legal Decisions for a Stepchild?

    Do Step-parents Have the Authority to Make Legal Decisions for a Stepchild?
    Divorce is especially hard on children because they rarely understand the reasons behind the decision, and only perceive the practical consequence that their parents do not live together anymore. Disputes over child custody and parental…
  • Feb 22

    Figuring Out Property Division in Divorce

    Figuring Out Property Division in Divorce
    Part of a couple’s effort to build a life together includes acquiring property that speaks to the couple’s success and affection for one another. The longer a couple is married obviously affects the variety and amount of property they own…
  • Feb 20

    Appealing a Divorce

    Appealing a Divorce
    The process of divorce can be a long and winding road, especially if children are involved. Consequently, when the divorce decree is finally issued, parties typically feel a sense of relief gained by the knowledge that they can now move…
Rank this Week: 503

Florida Real Estate Law and…

Florida Real Estate Law and Investment Blog

Provides news, insights and commentary for investors, developers and their advisors. By Assouline & Berlowe, P.A..

http://floridarealestatelawandinvestmentblog.com
  • Feb 27

    What To Look For In A Title Commitment

    What To Look For In A Title Commitment
    There comes a point in every purchase transaction, residential or commercial, when a buyer receives a title commitment or ta title report, setting forth the status of title to the property being purchased. This is the moment when we know…
  • Feb 20

    I’m Growing Older But Not Up…

    I’m Growing Older But Not Up…
    You know that I like to quote Jimmy Buffett songs. In this case, I have been reflecting on how much my life as an attorney has changed since I started practicing back in the late 80’s.  I have been negotiating a lot of lengthy…
  • Feb 13

    What Is The Effect of Tenant Improvement Costs on Rent?

    What Is The Effect of Tenant Improvement Costs on Rent?
    Tenants shopping for new space should understand how the cost of Landlord funded Tenant Improvement affects rent. When negotiating for space, one of the first questions a Tenant should ask is whether the advertised rent includes any TI…
Rank this Week: 572

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Feb 26

    Questions to Ask a Contractor

    Questions to Ask a Contractor
    I was recently in Texas meeting with a client when a news story caught my attention. Dave Lieber of the Dallas Morning News did a piece on North Texas Roofing Schemes. Steve Badger of Zelle LLP, an insurance defense attorney, is representing…
  • Feb 25

    Alexa, Play Back My Conversation with the Insurance Company Adjuster

    Alexa, Play Back My Conversation with the Insurance Company Adjuster
    I was skimming my news feed this morning when I came upon an article from technology media company Engadget titled, “Amazon refuses to hand over Alexa info for murder investigation.” The article highlighted a murder…
  • Feb 24

    Does a Partial Denial and Jury Demand Prohibit the Insurer From Proceeding with Appraisal?

    Does a Partial Denial and Jury Demand Prohibit the Insurer From Proceeding with Appraisal?
    It happens frequently: The insurance company admits the policy covered part of the loss but refuses payment at the time because the amount of the loss falls below the deductible. The insurer then admits the insured also suffered other damages…
Rank this Week: 462

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    $3 Million Product Liability Verdict Reversed for Failure to Vet Expert Witne

    $3 Million Product Liability Verdict Reversed for Failure to Vet Expert Witne
    Three years ago, Florida lawmakers altered the standards for admissibility of expert witness testimony in the courtroom. We went from being a “Frye” state (based on the 1923 precedent in Frye v. U.S.) to a “Daubert”…
  • Feb 21

    Bicyclist Killed in Florida Hit-and-Run Crash

    Bicyclist Killed in Florida Hit-and-Run Crash
    A 37-year-old man on a bicycle was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Rockledge, about an hour east of Orlando.  WESH NBC-2 reports an alleged wrong-way driver was traveling west bound in an eastbound lane when he struck the bicyclist.…
  • Feb 17

    Should Florida Scrap PIP Auto Insurance and Become and At-Fault State?

    Should Florida Scrap PIP Auto Insurance and Become and At-Fault State?
    Back in the 1970s, lawmakers in Florida sought to reduce the burden that constant car accident lawsuits imposed on the courts. That’s when they devised a system of no-fault benefits that every driver was required to purchase, called…
Rank this Week: 380

Wade Coye Law

Wade Coye Law

A Florida Attorney's Thoughts On The Law, Life, And Technology

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  • Feb 24

    What are the costs and benefits of undocumented workers?

    What are the costs and benefits of undocumented workers?
    There are several segments of America’s economy, and many people that benefit from illegal immigration. And there are some that unduly pay the cost for it. Who Benefits From Undocumented Workers? Undocumented workers…
  • Feb 17

    We're looking for people who want to become an All-Star...

    We're looking for people who want to become an All-Star...
    You may have noticed a new section in my newsletter called the "Coye Law Firm's Referral All-Stars."    There are 2 reasons why I started the All-Star section... 1) Recommending Coye Law Firm to a friend or family…
  • Feb 2

    Get first dibs and pre-order my new workers' compensation book

    Get first dibs and pre-order my new workers' compensation book
    You already know I have a book on injury law.  Now, I'm proud to announce my new book, Sharing the Secrets, Learning the Lies: A Guide to Florida Workers' Compensation.  In this book, I reveal over 35 secrets you…
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San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Understanding “Repair and Deduct” in California

    Understanding “Repair and Deduct” in California
    There are certain circumstances under which if your landlord will not fix a problem in your rental unit, you have the right to take control of the situation, pay for the repair, and deduct the cost from your next month’s rent. However,…
  • Feb 22

    Dangerous Construction Site Leads to Building Evacuation

    Dangerous Construction Site Leads to Building Evacuation
    On February 22, a crane and concrete slab in a high-rise construction site in South of Market became unstable and were at a risk of falling, CBS SF Bay Area reported. Due to the significant dangers posed by the two-ton piece of concrete…
  • Feb 20

    Defining Undue Influence in Elder Abuse Situation

    Defining Undue Influence in Elder Abuse Situation
    Financial elder abuse comes in many different forms, yet it often has the underlying element of undue influence exerted by a person over an elderly individual. During financially abusive situations, this undue influence results in a family…
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Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury, medical malpractice and workers' compensation news. By Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
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About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Feb 21

    Conditions a Bank Must Satisfy Before Filing a Foreclosure in Florida

    Conditions a Bank Must Satisfy Before Filing a Foreclosure in Florida
    If a bank intends to file a foreclosure, there are conditions (or steps) the bank must take prior to filing a lawsuit. Some of these conditions are set forth in federal and state law and others can be contained within the mortgage…
  • Feb 7

    Tenant Defenses to Residential Evictions in Florida

    Tenant Defenses to Residential Evictions in Florida
    In Florida, the portion of the landlord-tenant law relating to residential dwelling units (including, homes, apartments, mobile homes and condos) was written, in part, to protect tenants during the the eviction process. Under our statutory…
  • Jan 24

    Illegal Evictions in Florida

    Illegal Evictions in Florida
    Every day in Florida, there is a residential tenant dealing with a landlord who has committed an illegal act all in the name of the almighty dollar. Because landlords are still finding ways to harm tenants, the Florida legislature wrote…
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Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Personal Injury Law and Truck Accident Law. Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
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Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

https://www.floridaemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Former Largo Employee Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against City

    Former Largo Employee Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against City
    A former Largo plumbing inspector is suing the city, claiming that officials violated a law meant to protect whistle-blowers by firing him in retaliation for a complaint he filed with a state agency. According to the lawsuit, the man’s…
  • Feb 19

    Nurse Files $6.5M Retaliation Lawsuit Against St. Petersburg Hospital and HCA

    Nurse Files $6.5M Retaliation Lawsuit Against St. Petersburg Hospital and HCA
    A nurse has filed a $6.5 million lawsuit against St. Petersburg General Hospital and parent company HCA Holdings for allegedly using a positive drug test as the reason for terminating her when she says the move was really in retaliation for…
  • Feb 16

    Palm Beach County Overtime Lawyers: Trump’s Visits to Florida Costing Sheriff $1.5 Million in OT

    Palm Beach County Overtime Lawyers: Trump’s Visits to Florida Costing Sheriff $1.5 Million in OT
    Donald Trump’s visits to his South Florida estate since he was elected president have cost the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department $1.5 million in overtime costs. Sheriff Ric Bradshaw is confident the money his department has…
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Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Covers intellectual property law, including trademark, patents, copyrights and entertainment law.

https://500law.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    Is Venezuela Trump’s Next Target? (Travel Ban Update)

    Is Venezuela Trump’s Next Target? (Travel Ban Update)
    Santucci Priore, P.L.’s immigration law department is committed to keeping the public up to date on President Trump’s Executive Order that included a travel ban targeted to travelers from seven (7) different countries, and any…
  • Feb 10

    Travel Ban Update – Free Immigration Law Assistance

    Travel Ban Update – Free Immigration Law Assistance
    Santucci Priore, P.L.’s immigration law department is committed to keeping the public up to date on President Trump’s Executive Order that included a travel ban targeted to travelers from seven (7) different countries, and any…
  • Feb 8

    Win TWO Tickets to the 2017 9 Mile Music Festival in Miami

    Win TWO Tickets to the 2017 9 Mile Music Festival in Miami
    The law firm of Santucci Priore, P.L. is giving away TWO General Admission tickets to the 9 Mile Music Festival in Miami on March 11th, 2017. This giveaway will benefit Florida breast cancer charity Save the Twinz: Live Pink! One…
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Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as boating and car accidents, as well as medical malpractice and slip/trip and fall accidents. By Joseph I. Lipsky.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Millennials are the Most Dangerous Drivers on Florida’s Road

    Millennials are the Most Dangerous Drivers on Florida’s Road
    According to a recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the most dangerous drivers on Florida’s roadways are so-called Millennials. Not surprisingly, the reason these 19 to 24 year olds cause so many car accidents is…
  • Feb 3

    Arrive Alive Campaign Hopes to Reduce Deadly Florida Car Accident

    Arrive Alive Campaign Hopes to Reduce Deadly Florida Car Accident
    Due to a dramatic rise in the number of Florida car accidents resulting in wrongful deaths, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles recently brought back their Arrive Alive safety campaign. Fort Lauderdale personal injury…
  • Dec 29

    Bad News: Pedestrian Deaths on the Rise in Ft. Lauderdale

    Bad News: Pedestrian Deaths on the Rise in Ft. Lauderdale
    Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyer Joseph Lipsky reports an unsettling trend about a rapid increase in the number of wrongful deaths involving pedestrians.   The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations (NHTSA) just…
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Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 14

    Washington Lawmaker Proposes Lower DUI Threshold, Could Florida Follow?

    Washington Lawmaker Proposes Lower DUI Threshold, Could Florida Follow?
    A Washington House committee heard testimony Tuesday on a bill that would lower the state’s blood alcohol level threshold for drunken driving from .08 to .05. The state of Washington arrested 28,000 people for drunk driving last year.…
  • Dec 8

    Brandon Woman Accused Of 2nd DUI In 5 Month

    Brandon Woman Accused Of 2nd DUI In 5 Month
    A Brandon woman has been arrested Tuesday on DUI charges for the second time in five months. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office claims the 36-year-old hit another vehicle while traveling on Lakewood Drive. Deputies believe the…
  • Dec 8

    Brandon Woman Accused Of 2nd DUI In 5 Month

    Brandon Woman Accused Of 2nd DUI In 5 Month
    A Brandon woman has been arrested Tuesday on DUI charges for the second time in five months. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office claims the 36-year-old hit another vehicle while traveling on Lakewood Drive. Deputies believe the…
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The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    The City of Fort Myers, Florida Agrees to Pay $149,000 to Settle Dispute With Mental Health Facility

    The City of Fort Myers, Florida Agrees to Pay $149,000 to Settle Dispute With Mental Health Facility
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On February 3, 2017, the city of Fort Myers, Florida, agreed to pay $149,000 to settle a discrimination-related real estate zoning and…
  • Jan 24

    Florida High Court Drops Hospital Negligence Lawsuit

    Florida High Court Drops Hospital Negligence Lawsuit
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The Florida Supreme Court made the decision on November 30, 2016, to dismiss a negligence suit filed against a hospital over the death of a…
  • Jan 24

    Florida High Court Drops Hospital Negligence Lawsuit

    Florida High Court Drops Hospital Negligence Lawsuit
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The Florida Supreme Court made the decision on November 30, 2016, to dismiss a negligence suit filed against a hospital over the death of a…
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Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • Jan 27

    Elimination of Estate Tax Not Beneficial for Most Taxpayer

    Elimination of Estate Tax Not Beneficial for Most Taxpayer
    I recently returned from the Heckerling Estate Planning Institute hosted by the University of Miami Law School. Heckerling is the premier tax and estate planning continuing education conference in the country and is attended by more than…
  • Jan 20

    Will Trump Do Away with the Death Tax?

    Will Trump Do Away with the Death Tax?
    Published January 20, 2017 Last year, House Republicans led by Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released “A Better Way: Our Vision for a Confident America,” which they called their “Blueprint” for tax reform. This Blueprint…
  • Jan 13

    Five Reasons Baby Boomers Need to Update Estate Plan

    Five Reasons Baby Boomers Need to Update Estate Plan
    It’s new year’s resolution time - so I thought I’d throw in the plug for considering an update to your estate plan. I was born at the tail end of the baby boomer generation – which is said to include all those born…
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My Law License

My Law License

Covers the Florida bar admission and grievance process. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison
    In my estimation, there are five things that are icing on the cake for any lawyer who practices criminal defense. 1. An acquittal in a death penalty case; 2. A reversal of a death sentence on appeal; 3. An invitation to argue before the…
  • Nov 18

    Leaving Facebook's "Lawyers On The Left"

    Leaving Facebook's "Lawyers On The Left"
    In the fucking aftermath of "what the fuck is going to happen now," people are fucking talking about fucking getting together and fucking advocating for fucking rights they fucking think will fucking be taken fucking away.As part of this…
  • Nov 11

    A Heartfelt Message About Moving On From This Election

    A Heartfelt Message About Moving On From This Election
    My girl lost and your guy won. I accept that Donald J. Trump will be the next President of the United States. I don't like it, as I don't think he was the lesser of two evils, I think he was the evil of two lessers. Hillary wasn't…
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Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 4

    Drunk Driver Runs Red Light, Leaves One Dead in Brandon, Florida

    Drunk Driver Runs Red Light, Leaves One Dead in Brandon, Florida
    A crash between two cars along Highway 60 left one dead and the highway closed for hours. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 28 year old driver of Brandon, Florida was traveling westbound on Adamo Drive/Highway 60 near the…
  • Jan 4

    Multiple Vehicle Accident Reported in St. Johns County, Florida

    Multiple Vehicle Accident Reported in St. Johns County, Florida
    According to the St Johns County, Florida Fire and Rescue authorities, a multiple vehicle accident was reported on US Highway 1 near the Las Colinas neighborhood. The accident, which happened during the afternoon of January 3, 2017, left one…
  • Jan 3

    Serious Car Accident on Florida I-95 Results in Fatality

    Serious Car Accident on Florida I-95 Results in Fatality
    One person has died and multiple people were injured following a serious car accident on Interstate 95 in Florida. The accident happened on I-95 northbound near the International Golf Parkway interchange, leaving the interstate closed…
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Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers expungements, drug offenses, domestic violence and other criminal offenses in Florida. By the Sammis Law Firm.

http://criminal-defense-attorney-tampa.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 13

    Recent Statistics on Civil Violation Citations for Marijuana in Tampa

    Recent Statistics on Civil Violation Citations for Marijuana in Tampa
    Earlier this year, the City Council in Tampa recently passed a city ordinance, Tampa Code Section 14-62, that attempted to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The problem is that officers with Tampa Police…
  • Oct 13

    Tampa Code Section 14-62 - Civil Violation Citation for Marijuana and Paraphernalia

    Tampa Code Section 14-62 - Civil Violation Citation for Marijuana and Paraphernalia
    Map of Marijuana Citations IssuedDuring the First 30 Days On March 28, 2016, the Senior Assistant City Attorney of the Tampa Police Department issued Legal Bulletin #2016-08 dated March 28, 2016. The legal bulletin addressed the new…
  • Oct 12

    Florida Statute 943.0581 for an Administrative Expunction after an Unlawful or Mistaken Arrest

    Florida Statute 943.0581 for an Administrative Expunction after an Unlawful or Mistaken Arrest
    If your arrest was unlawful or by mistaken then the best result in your case is getting the criminal charges dropped and then getting an administrative expunction under Florida Statute 943.0581.These types of expunctions are rare in Florida…
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Florida Divorce & Family Law…

Florida Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current events related to divorce and family law matters in Florida. By Christine Bauer.

http://bauerfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 12

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary
    Lately I have found myself and my staff spending an extraordinary time dealing with financial disclosure issues. It is such an annoying thing to deal with because no matter how many documents are turned over in a case, only a handful are…
  • Apr 15

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill
    Its been a while that I had reason to blog here and it seems that the latest reason is the same as the last reason. In the State of Florida there has been many attempts over the past few years to change and reform alimony. The latest…
  • Apr 21

    Long Term Marriage and Alimony Reform

    Long Term Marriage and Alimony Reform
    If you are paying alimony, about to be paying alimony, or receiving alimony, I am sure that you have read all the latest on alimony reform in Florida. Everyone is talking about these wonderful calculations that will help put surety into the…
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Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Covers sexual assaults, injuries, passenger disappearances and wrongful death aboard cruise ships. By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.cruiseshiplawyersblog.com/
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Florida Banking Law Blog

Florida Banking Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting banking, finance and loan enforcement in Florida. By Rogers Towers, PA.

http://www.floridabankinglawblog.com/
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