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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/
  • May 4

    British Man Murdered, U.S. Cruise Passenger Arrested for Marijuana

    British Man Murdered, U.S. Cruise Passenger Arrested for Marijuana
    I did a double-take when I read a newspaper headline today:  British Man Murdered in the Bahamas, American Arrested on Drug Charges.   It wasn't that the murder in the Bahamas surprised me. Murders in and around New Providence…
  • May 2

    Silver Shadow Fails CDC Sanitation Inspection Again

    Silver Shadow Fails CDC Sanitation Inspection Again
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) flunked Silversea's luxury cruise ship, the Silver Shadow, for unsanitary conditions.  The Silversea cruise ship received a failing score of only 82. The inspectors determined the…
  • May 1

    Maasdam Latest HAL Cruise Ship to Get Sick

    Maasdam Latest HAL Cruise Ship to Get Sick
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that 60 passengers aboard the HAL Maasdam are ill with symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea. That is 5.27% of the 1,138 total passengers aboard the cruise ship. In addition,…
Rank this Week: 68

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Apr 8

    High Caliber Attorney

    High Caliber Attorney
    Client Review: I bought a used car approximately two years ago from a *&%&* dealer on the recommendation of a church member. The general wisdom in the case was to take the 6,000 plus loss and sell the car for scrap. However this was…
  • Apr 6

    Highly Appreciative

    Highly Appreciative
    Client:  Rosalyn Client Review: I recommend Taras Rudnitsky.  I definately give Rudnitski Law Firm a five star ratings all the way. From the initial call I felt very confident. I was being sued by one of my creditors and I was so…
  • Mar 14

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Earns 5 Star Rating From Client

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Earns 5 Star Rating From Client
    Client: Raechelle Type of Case: Wrongful Repossession Client Review: 5 Stars.  Settlement was even more than what I had expected……. Thanks Rudnitsky Law Firm!!!! The post Rudnitsky Law Firm Earns 5 Star Rating From…
Rank this Week: 73

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://blog.lipcon.com/
Rank this Week: 80

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/
  • May 4

    May the 4th be with you

    May the 4th be with you
    Nerd out!Okay, now that that's out of the way, check out this front page article from the Washington Post about the aging prison population:Harsh sentencing policies, including mandatory minimums, continue to have lasting consequences for…
  • Apr 30

    Law Day is May 1

    Law Day is May 1
    Together with the Federal Bar Association, the Southern District of Florida is hosting Law Day Programs in U.S. Courthouses to educate area high school students. Law Day is an annual celebration of our liberties, a reaffirmation of our…
  • Apr 29

    "In the early 1970s, four Florida Supreme Court justices resigned from office following corruption scandals."

    "In the early 1970s, four Florida Supreme Court justices resigned from office following corruption scandals."
    That was the U.S. Supreme Court today in decising Williams-Yulee v. The Florida Bar.  From the intro:Our Founders vested authority to appoint federal judges in the President, with the advice and consent of the Senate, and entrusted those…
Rank this Week: 116

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • May 4

    Policyholder Waits Too Long to Request Appraisal--So "Waive" Goodbye to the Appraisal Remedy

    Policyholder Waits Too Long to Request Appraisal--So "Waive" Goodbye to the Appraisal Remedy
    Several posts on this blog have discussed how important it is to request appraisal timely and to not act inconsistently with the right to appraisal—or it can be waived. Actively litigating a case has been held to be a waiver of…
  • May 3

    Abandoned Sand - If It's an "Occurrence" Can It Be Excluded?

    Abandoned Sand - If It's an "Occurrence" Can It Be Excluded?
    When you think of sand, the first place you think about is likely not Indiana. But a recent ruling1 was about exactly that – 100,000 tons of abandoned foundry sand left behind when an insured went out of business. The…
  • May 2

    How an Exclusionary Provision Might Lead to Full and Proper Insurance Payment

    How an Exclusionary Provision Might Lead to Full and Proper Insurance Payment
    Dick Tutwiler of Tutwiler and Associates has written the guest blog post below. We welcome public adjusters, claims professionals and other insurance gurus to share interesting and informative articles for our blog readers. In this post, Mr.…
Rank this Week: 135

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 186

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/
  • May 4

    Investigation involving Broker Michael Sullivan

    Investigation involving Broker Michael Sullivan
    The Certified Financial Planner Board (CFP) recently revoked the designations of three advisors and suspended several others. According to Financial planning, Michael T. Sullivan with First Allied Securities in Mooresville, N.C. had his CFP…
  • Apr 29

    American Realty Capital Investigation

    American Realty Capital Investigation
    The investigation into American Realty Capital and Nicholas Schorsch REIT empire continues. What started out as a $24 million dollar accounting error has led to investigations by the U.S Justice Department, Securities Exchange Commission, and…
  • Apr 24

    FINRA Expels Aaeon Parthemer From Securities Industry

    FINRA Expels Aaeon Parthemer From Securities Industry
    According to Investment News, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has barred Wells Fargo broker and Miami socialite Aaeon Parthemer for failure to disclose his involvement in various outside businesses. FINRA rules require…
Rank this Week: 197

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS

    MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS
    User Actions FollowingDavid OvalleVerified account‏@DavidOvalle305I've heard chatter on Judge Veronica Diaz, who was noticeably not herself when she took the bench Monday. Another judge soon relieved her.User…
  • May 1

    DR. LENNY HABER HAS PASSED AWAY

    DR. LENNY HABER HAS PASSED AWAY
    Some obituaries are hard to write. This is one of them. Dr. Lenny Haber, a forensic psychologist who handled cases in the REGJB for decades was more than just a professional acquaintance, he was a friend. As a young an inexperienced…
  • Apr 29

    SCOTUS AFFIRMS FLORIDA BAN ON DIRECT SOLICITATIONS FROM JUDICIAL CANDIDATES

    SCOTUS AFFIRMS FLORIDA BAN ON DIRECT SOLICITATIONS FROM JUDICIAL CANDIDATES
    In an opinion written by Chief Justice Roberts, a sharply divided court, by plurality, affirmed a Florida Supreme Court ruling upholding Canon 7C(1) banning personal solicitation of campaign funds by judicial candidates.  Lanell…
Rank this Week: 224

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 4

    Flakka: The Increasingly Popular Synthetic Drug Behind Odd Crime

    Flakka: The Increasingly Popular Synthetic Drug Behind Odd Crime
    In the last few months, an increasingly popular synthetic designer drug called flakka has been the culprit of many strange and bizarre crimes. One man ran nude through a Florida neighborhood, tried to have sex with a tree and told police he…
  • Apr 29

    Hernando County Detention Deputy Allegedly Involved in Illegal Narcotics Transaction

    Hernando County Detention Deputy Allegedly Involved in Illegal Narcotics Transaction
    A Hernando County detention deputy has been placed on administrative leave without pay pending the outcome of an investigation after he was arrested, along with his girlfriend, in an alleged illegal narcotics transaction. The man, 41, has…
  • Apr 28

    Lakeland Man Jailed on Child Sex Charge

    Lakeland Man Jailed on Child Sex Charge
    The Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 31-year-old Lakeland man and charged him with raping two children. The man is currently being held in the Polk County Jail. Authorities allege the man sexually assaulted two children, aged 10…
Rank this Week: 259

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: 255

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Aronfeld Trial Lawyers

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Personal Injury Attorney in Miami: The World of Practicing Law in 2013

    Personal Injury Attorney in Miami: The World of Practicing Law in 2013
    It has become increasingly difficult for me reconcile the idyllic vision I enjoyed of the practice of personal injury law in the first two decades of my legal career with the reality of being an attorney in Miami in 2013. I took the Oath of…
  • Sep 26

    Hit By a Car Crossing the Street

    Hit By a Car Crossing the Street
    One of the very first things we all learn as children is to hold hands when we cross the street.  As we get older and realize that crossing a street is a “survivable” experience, the need to hold hands and the fear both…
  • Sep 24

    Florida’s Move Over Law: Stopping on a Highway is Extremely Dangerou

    Florida’s Move Over Law: Stopping on a Highway is Extremely Dangerou
    A horrifying scene played out on the Sawgrass Expressway in Broward County, Florida, when James Schneider, 35, pulled his pickup truck over and got out of the vehicle in an attempt to save a stranded cat.  During the cat rescue, a driver…
Rank this Week: 256

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 307

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/
  • Nov 10

    Estate Planning for Out-of-State Property

    Estate Planning for Out-of-State Property
    If you live in Florida and own property in another state an ancillary administration will be necessary upon the death of the owner(s) of that property. This special probate administration will be in addition to the administration you have…
  • Oct 29

    Revocable Trusts and Asset Protection

    Revocable Trusts and Asset Protection
    Many times we get questions from clients asking if their revocable trust provides asset protection from creditors. The answer to this is the typical legal answer "It Depends". That is it depends on who owes the money. In Florida a…
  • Oct 28

    Florida Probate Intake form

    Florida Probate Intake form
    Many of our clients have asked us to put our Florida Probate Intake form online so that they can easily download it. You can download the Florida Probate Intake form with the following link: Probate Intake Form.pdf
Rank this Week: 304

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida car accidents, wrongful death, and bicycle accidents. By Salpeter Gitkin, LLP.

http://www.florida-injury-attorneys-blog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Pompano Beach, Florida Tow Truck/Bus Collision Injures 32

    Pompano Beach, Florida Tow Truck/Bus Collision Injures 32
    A Pompano Beach, Florida tow truck/public transit bus collision sent 32 people to area hospitals on Thursday, news sources report. The victims were not immediately available following the incident; they were treated at several area hospitals.…
  • Oct 16

    Qwentyn Hunter Drowns Aboard Miami, Florida Cruise Ship

    Qwentyn Hunter Drowns Aboard Miami, Florida Cruise Ship
    Qwentyn Hunter drowned aboard a Miami, Florida Carnival Cruise ship Monday, news sources report. The cruise ship was still at sea at the time of the tragic accident. Six-year-old Hunter, of Winter Garden, was pronounced dead after being…
  • Oct 14

    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida Injured in Hit-and-Run Collision

    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida Injured in Hit-and-Run Collision
    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida was critically injured Friday after he got out of his car following a crash and was struck by a semi, which fled the scene, news sources report. The other driver involved in the initial car accident…
Rank this Week: 315

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: 338

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 384

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Apr 28

    DCF Involvement in Florida Criminal Case

    DCF Involvement in Florida Criminal Case
    As a criminal defense attorney, and also a family/criminal defense attorney who helps people with DCF cases, I many times find criminal cases intertwined with issues that involve intervention by the Department of Children and Families. DCF…
  • Apr 23

    Criminal Prosecution and the Palm Beach County Mental Health Court

    Criminal Prosecution and the Palm Beach County Mental Health Court
    As a criminal defense lawyer, I am faced with questions, concerns and problems that affect those with mental illness on a routine basis. Individuals facing criminal prosecution for allegedly committing unlawfully acts, find themselves in a…
  • Apr 21

    Fugitive Warrants and Invocation of Rights in Florida

    Fugitive Warrants and Invocation of Rights in Florida
    A daily feature in the Palm Beach Post is a link of those individuals wanted for arrest by local, state and federal law enforcement authorities throughout Palm Beach County, FL. The wanted fugitives all have one thing in common; they all have…
Rank this Week: 460

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: 462

Articles on Immigration -…

Articles on Immigration - International Child Advocacy - Human Rights

By Ama Appiah.

http://lawofficeofamanappiah.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding,…
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding, the…
  • Apr 18

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain
    Despite previous reports of reform in Bahrain, the following article reports that human rights violations continue to occur against anti-government protestors and detainees.  Read the full story…
Rank this Week: 414

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

Covers Florida's PIP/No-Fault laws. By Roig, Tutan, Rosenberg & Zlotnick, P.A.

http://flpipguide.com/
  • May 4

    Two operators of Lake Worth clinic arrested

    Two operators of Lake Worth clinic arrested
    Janio Vico and Jharildan Vico, were arrested April 30th for PIP fraud, according to the Palm Beach Post.  Janio Vico and Jharildan Vico owned and operated V & C Rehabilitation Center in Lake Worth which offered chiropractic and…
  • Apr 29

    Jacksonville PIP Fraud Scheme Involved Staged Auto Accident

    Jacksonville PIP Fraud Scheme Involved Staged Auto Accident
    Roxana Suarez La Rosa was arrested for PIP fraud, according to an April 28 release by the Florida Department of Financial Services’ Division of Insurance Fraud. Suarez La Rosa owned and operated the Saint Jose Injury Center in…
  • Apr 24

    Operator of Unlicensed Orlando PIP Clinics Arrested

    Operator of Unlicensed Orlando PIP Clinics Arrested
    Josue Pierrissaint, 30, was arrested by the Florida Division of Insurance Fraud (DIF) for charges related to operating unlicensed Orlando PIP clinics earlier this year. A string of three PIP clinics were opened by Pierrissaint from 2010 to…
Rank this Week: 601

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/
  • May 1

    FINRA Fines RBC for Reverse Convertibles Sale

    FINRA Fines RBC for Reverse Convertibles Sale
    According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”), RBC Capital Markets, LLC (“RBC”) has agreed to a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (“AWC”) concerning its sales of complex reverse…
  • Feb 16

    Securities Clawback Actions May be Subject to Arbitration Clause

    Securities Clawback Actions May be Subject to Arbitration Clause
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently held that “clawback actions brought by court-appointed receivers are not categorically exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act.”  Wiand v. Schneiderman,…
  • Feb 6

    Standard & Poor’s to Pay $1.375 Billion to Settle Lawsuit

    Standard & Poor’s to Pay $1.375 Billion to Settle Lawsuit
    According to the Department of Justice, rating agency Standard & Poor’s Financial Services, LLC (“S&P) and its parent company McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. have agreed to settle multiple lawsuits brought by the federal…
Rank this Week: 505

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Apr 29

    6 Tips For Crowd Safety At Sunfest

    6 Tips For Crowd Safety At Sunfest
    This week West Palm Beach’s annual five day SunFest will take place downtown. The event is filled with concerts, art shows, and family fun activities that bring in large crowds of people. Unfortunately, sometimes in these large crowds,…
  • Apr 29

    6 Tips For Crowd Safety At Sunfest

    6 Tips For Crowd Safety At Sunfest
    This week West Palm Beach’s annual five day SunFest will take place downtown. The event is filled with concerts, art shows, and family fun activities that bring in large crowds of people. Unfortunately, sometimes in these large crowds,…
  • Apr 28

    Will I Win My Social Security Disability Hearing?

    Will I Win My Social Security Disability Hearing?
    The national average for Social Security Disability hearing approvals is 48%. I’m sure this is not the kind of percentage you were hoping for. There are several factors that go into whether you win or lose your hearing.  Some are…
Rank this Week: 512

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Florida Seeks to Amend Wholesale Tobacco Tax Law

    Florida Seeks to Amend Wholesale Tobacco Tax Law
    Over the past few years, taxpayers throughout Florida have been in a never ending battle with Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco ("ABT). At the forefront is the Micjo issue. Micjo…
  • Mar 31

    What's the True Object of the Transaction? Portable Toilets Case Finds Its Way to LA Supreme Court

    What's the True Object of the Transaction? Portable Toilets Case Finds Its Way to LA Supreme Court
    It never ceases to amaze me, the wide variety of companies that state agencies attempt to extort money from. I mean, how could a portable toilet company possibly have a sales tax problem? Most states impose a sales tax on the sale or rental…
  • Mar 4

    SCOTUS PARTIALLY RULES ON CSX CASE - REMANDS CASE FOR 3rd TIME

    SCOTUS PARTIALLY RULES ON CSX CASE - REMANDS CASE FOR 3rd TIME
    The Supreme Court of the United States ("SCOTUS") has had its hands full with tax cases this year. Although largely unpopular and unexciting for the general public, SCOTUS find tax cases even less appealing. In fact, since 1992 in Quill,…
Rank this Week: 518

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    TTAB vs. Federal Court vs. State Court

    TTAB vs. Federal Court vs. State Court
    Deciding to go to court over a trademark dispute is intimidating enough, and then your attorney tells you that you have three different avenues in which to bring your lawsuit. Or, if you find yourself on the other side of this situation, now…
  • Apr 23

    New Net Neutrality Rules under Legal and Congressional Scrutiny

    New Net Neutrality Rules under Legal and Congressional Scrutiny
    New Net Neutrality rules were approved by the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) on February 26, 2015. On April 13, 2015, the rules were published on the Federal Register (see…
  • Apr 3

    Patent Trolls and the Innovation Act of 2015

    Patent Trolls and the Innovation Act of 2015
    We live in a very litigious society. Each year more and more patent infringement suits are filed. Some say that the over use or abuse of filing patent lawsuits clogs patent process. There are entities that profit from the threat of…
Rank this Week: 516

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice issues related to minors and children, including child safety, crimes against children, as well as medical care and health issues. By David A. Wolf.

http://www.floridachildinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 545

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. by Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Feb 21

    Injured California Cruise Passenger Hires Brais Law

    Injured California Cruise Passenger Hires Brais Law
    An injured passenger from California has retained our Miami cruise accident attorneys to bring a lawsuit against NCL. A complaint filed in federal court alleges that NCL was negligent in the way it organized and conducted its White Hot Party…
  • Feb 16

    Injured Texas Cruise Passenger Retains Brais Law Attorney

    Injured Texas Cruise Passenger Retains Brais Law Attorney
    Our cruise injury lawyers have been retained to assist an injured Texas passenger in a claim against Carnival Cruise Lines. In a lawsuit filed in Federal Court, the passenger alleges he was injured when he slipped and fell on the Lido Deck…
  • Jan 25

    Court Allows Punitive Damages Claim against NCL & NCL America in a Personal Injury Case

    Court Allows Punitive Damages Claim against NCL & NCL America in a Personal Injury Case
    A Miami-Dade court this week has allowed Brais, Brais & Rusak's client to bring a punitive damages claim against NCL and NCL America. In this case, our client suffered significant cervical and neurological injuries when she fell after…
Rank this Week: 543

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers federal and Florida employment, discrimination and sexual harassment law, news and cases. By Matthew Seth Sarelson.

http://www.floridaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!
    Effective January 1, 2015, Florida’s minimum wage is $8.05 per hour. Tipped employees must be paid at least $5.03 per hour. Need help complying with federal or Florida wage laws? Are you owed money from your employer for minimum wage or…
  • Mar 29

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.
    The National Labor Relations Board ruled that full-scholarship student athletes who play football for Northwestern University are “employees” under the National Labor Relations Act, and thus have the right to for a union and…
  • Aug 13

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say
    As anyone running for a political office right now will tell you, the number one crisis facing the nation today is unemployment. According to the Huffington Post, more than five million Americans have been between jobs for at least six…
Rank this Week: 605

Florida Law and the Criminal…

Florida Law and the Criminal Justice System

Covers Florida and federal criminal law topics. By Richard Hornsby.

http://blog.richardhornsby.com
  • Jul 7

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem
    To many people, there is no middle ground: George Zimmerman will either be convicted of Second Degree Murder or he will be found Not Guilty. But the reality is much more complex, because the jury will have a number of Continue reading →
  • Jul 7

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem
    To many people, there is no middle ground: George Zimmerman will either be convicted of Second Degree Murder or he will be found Not Guilty. But the reality is much more complex, because the jury will have a number of Continue reading →
  • Jul 1

    Don’t Believe Every Tweet You Read

    Don’t Believe Every Tweet You Read
    Because of some erroneous Tweeting going on in the Twitterverse, I keep receiving the following two recurring questions regarding George Zimmerman’s case: Is Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child an available lesser offense; and Does the…
Rank this Week: 561

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/
  • May 4

    The Best Justice Money Can't Buy

    The Best Justice Money Can't Buy
     Oh, the irony... After years of striking down campaign finance laws, the U.S. Supreme Court on April 29 upheld a Florida rule that bars judicial candidates from personally asking for campaign contributions. Chief Justice John…
  • May 1

    Reading the Tea Leave

    Reading the Tea Leave
    What a gay week! It was just one week ago today that Bruce Jenner went on national television to announce that he* is a transgender Republican. This combination, I assume, because he thinks being arrested while using the ladies room is a good…
  • Apr 30

    Shocking Footage from Inside the Courthouse Yesterday!

    Shocking Footage from Inside the Courthouse Yesterday!
    There's been some discussion yesterday on Rump's blog about possibly improper behavior by a local judge.  There has been no confirmation of any of the allegations.These are always difficult issues, and I feel Rump's dilemma as he sorts…
Rank this Week: 697

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

Covers the many flavors of appellate issues and law. By Dorothy Easley.

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 671

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Mendoza v. Pascual, 2015 WL 1880309 (S.D.Ga.)

    Mendoza v. Pascual, 2015 WL 1880309 (S.D.Ga.)
    [Mexico] [Federal & State Judicial Remedies][Temporary Restraining Order] In Mendoza v. Pascual, 2015 WL 1880309 (S.D.Ga.) Petitioner filed a Petition Under the Hague Convention Seeking Return of the parties Child to Petitioner in Mexico…
  • May 1

    Alcala v. Hernandez, 2015 WL 1893291 (D.S.C.) [Mexico] [Federal & State Judicial Remedies][Testimony by Video]

    Alcala v. Hernandez, 2015 WL 1893291 (D.S.C.) [Mexico] [Federal & State Judicial Remedies][Testimony by Video]
    In Alcala v. Hernandez, 2015 WL 1893291 (D.S.C.) the Petitioner, a citizen of Mexico currently residing in Cosolapa, Oaxaca, Mexico, brought the federal court action to secure the return of his two  children, F.C.G., his nine-year old…
  • May 1

    Pliego v. Hayes, 2015 WL 1893426 (W.D.Ky.)[Turkey] [Costs and expenses]

    Pliego v. Hayes, 2015 WL 1893426 (W.D.Ky.)[Turkey] [Costs and expenses]
    In Pliego v. Hayes, 2015 WL 1893426 (W.D.Ky.) the court granted Petitioner’s request for an Order directing that the parties' minor child be returned to Turkey. The petitioner filed a motion for attorneys fees requesting attorney's…
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Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Apr 30

    Toddler's Pool-Drowning Underscores Need for Pool Safety Procedure

    Toddler's Pool-Drowning Underscores Need for Pool Safety Procedure
    On April 25, 2015, a 20-month-old toddler tragically drowned in an inflatable pool in Ocala, Florida. Media reports claim that the toddler's mother found him floating face down in the water, on his side. The risk of drowning is a real danger…
  • Apr 21

    Three Passengers Medevaced Off Holland America Cruise Ship to Miami Area Hospital

    Three Passengers Medevaced Off Holland America Cruise Ship to Miami Area Hospital
    Three passengers aboard a Holland America cruise ship Ryndam were medevaced to Miami-area hospitals Monday night due to unrelated medical emergencies. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue revealed that one passengers sustained a leg injury, another…
  • Apr 19

    Carnival Cruise Passenger Killed in Jet Ski Crash

    Carnival Cruise Passenger Killed in Jet Ski Crash
    It is being widely reported that a Carnival cruise passenger was killed in a Jet Ski crash during an excursion in the Cayman Island. The passenger was 31-year-old Robert Cole from Virginia. Media outlets confirm Cole and his travel…
Rank this Week: 649

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Provides personal injury news and tips. By Morgan Law Group.

http://www.sarasotainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    NISSAN INTRODUCES “DRIVER ATTENTION ALERT”

    NISSAN INTRODUCES “DRIVER ATTENTION ALERT”
    There have been many reports of the dangers of drowsy driving and now Nissan has introduced its new “Driver Attention Alert” system available on the 2015 Nissan Murano crossover and the 2016 Nissan maxima. The system is able to…
  • Apr 27

    MORE AIRBAG RECALLS

    MORE AIRBAG RECALLS
    The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an investigation into Nissan after the organization received over 120 complaints regarding Nissan airbag recalls. Even though a recall was announced in April, 2014,…
  • Apr 15

    SARASOTA AND BRADENTON SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS

    SARASOTA AND BRADENTON SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS
    A slip and fall accident injury can happen just about anywhere. The following locations are common for slip and fall accidents:                 Grocery Stores: If your…
Rank this Week: 628

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: 696

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as technology and the law, computer forensics and cyber crime defense. By David S. Seltzer.

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Repeat Offender Charged with One Count of Cyber Child Solicitation

    Repeat Offender Charged with One Count of Cyber Child Solicitation
    A 25-year-old Madison, Alabama man named Justin David Beatty was recently taken into custody on a single count of electronic solicitation of a child, the result of an ongoing police investigation. Authorities allege that Beatty solicited a…
  • Apr 22

    Orange County Technology Expert Charged in 33 Counts of Cybersex

    Orange County Technology Expert Charged in 33 Counts of Cybersex
    Recent arrest reports suggest that Qayed Murtaza Shareef, the 39-year-old CEO of a Southern California digital advertising company, solicited two Virginia boys, aged nine and 10, to take explicit videos of themselves. Per the allegations,…
  • Apr 13

    First Amendment Impacts Cybercrime Laws in Texa

    First Amendment Impacts Cybercrime Laws in Texa
    Glen Timberlake, a 27-year-old from Austin, drove all the way from central Texas to rural Michigan to meet a girl he met online two years ago while playing Minecraft. Police took him into custody when the girl's mother recognized him outside…
Rank this Week: 710

ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

Covers Florida family law. By the Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A.

http://abcfamilyblog.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 23

    Podcast: Forrest “Woody” Mosten on Building a Collaborative Practice

    Podcast: Forrest “Woody” Mosten on Building a Collaborative Practice
    Forrest “Woody” Mosten, an internationally renowned collaborative professional and mediator and author of the Collaborative Divorce Handbook, The Complete Guide to Mediation, and Unbundling Legal Services, was recently in Tampa to…
  • Apr 19

    2015 Florida Alimony Reform – Proposed Factors for Alimony

    2015 Florida Alimony Reform – Proposed Factors for Alimony
    In a previous post, I wrote about Florida House Bill 943 and the proposed alimony guidelines contained in the bill.  Florida currently has no guidelines for alimony, and the bill creates formulas which would implement presumptive ranges…
  • Apr 5

    Tampa Bay Times Article on 2015 Florida Collaborative Divorce Bill

    Tampa Bay Times Article on 2015 Florida Collaborative Divorce Bill
    The Tampa Bay Times recently published an article on collaborative divorce.  The article quotes four local collaborative professionals (attorneys Ingrid Hooglander, Tanya O’Conner, and Mark Moon, and psychologist Rachel Moskowitz),…
Rank this Week: 638

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

By The Law Offices of Mark A. Kaire, P.A.

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    Top General & Specialty Hospitals in Miami

    Top General & Specialty Hospitals in Miami
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is evidence that good things can come in small packages.  The U.S. News & World report ranked this small hospital as not just the # 1 medical facility in South Florida, but…
  • Apr 6

    Special MRI Used To Predict Chronic Pain Following A Whiplash Injury

    Special MRI Used To Predict Chronic Pain Following A Whiplash Injury
    Whiplash-associated disorders from car accidents affect more than 4 million Americans annually, harming their quality of life and costing an estimated $30 billion for medical/rehabilitative care per year.  Yet, insurance companies…
  • Apr 2

    Eight Miami-Area Hospitals Fined for Poor Patient Safety

    Eight Miami-Area Hospitals Fined for Poor Patient Safety
    Let’s start with the obvious, people go to the hospital to get better, not worse. The not so obvious, it doesn’t always work out that way. Between hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) and preventable injuries unrelated to the…
Rank this Week: 779

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
  • Apr 10

    Don’t Major in “Pre-Law”

    Don’t Major in “Pre-Law”
    The Dartmouth college newspaper recently reported that in 2014, 120,000 students matriculated into law schools, which is the smallest class since 1987 and a 7% decline from 2013. This is likely a reflection of the oversupply of lawyers…
  • Apr 3

    The Importance of a Pre-Need Guardian Document

    The Importance of a Pre-Need Guardian Document
    “Howard” was the son of his father, “Jeffrey,” who had been diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer’s disease. Jeffrey had been widowed several years earlier, but was seeing a woman who Howard believed to be a gold…
  • Mar 27

    How are Gift and Estate Taxes Related?

    How are Gift and Estate Taxes Related?
    I’m often asked how the gift tax rules and the estate tax rules relate to one another. Gift and estate taxes are known as “transfer” taxes, based upon the value of assets being transferred from one person to another. The…
Rank this Week: 751

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/
  • Apr 8

    New Study Suggests Diet Soda Mixed with Alcohol Leads to Higher BAC

    New Study Suggests Diet Soda Mixed with Alcohol Leads to Higher BAC
    The results of a new study indicate that artificial sweeteners, like those found in diet sodas, actually increase blood alcohol concentrations in male and female social drinkers. The study was conducted by doctors at Northern Kentucky…
  • Mar 27

    Ravens Release Bernard Pierce Following DUI Arrest

    Ravens Release Bernard Pierce Following DUI Arrest
    Baltimore Ravens running back Bernard Pierce was charged with DUI last week after he was stopped for speeding in Baltimore County. The team released Pierce later in the day. Baltimore County police claim an officer stopped a Ford Mustang that…
  • Mar 17

    Prevent a DUI Arrest on St. Patrick’s Day

    Prevent a DUI Arrest on St. Patrick’s Day
    St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most dangerous holidays to be on the road. As with most holidays, there is increased law enforcement presence, and there are drunk drivers everywhere. Celebrations on St. Patrick’s Day are notorious…
Rank this Week: 666

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

Discusses short-term and long-term disability cases. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.disabilitylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 637

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

Covers Insurance Law. By the Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.A.

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Homeowners’ Insurance Policies and Exclusions for Long-Term Leak

    Homeowners’ Insurance Policies and Exclusions for Long-Term Leak
      Do insurers have a responsibility to pay for long term leaks in the house? The answer is usually no. Most homeowners’ insurance policies have an exclusion for long term leaks. The policies will pay for leaks that are discovered…
  • Feb 6

    Bicycle Accidents Risks and Remedie

    Bicycle Accidents Risks and Remedie
      The State of Florida is a bicycle rider’s paradise. With virtually year around sunshine and warm weather as well as miles and miles of incredibly beautiful coastline, it should come as no surprise that bicycles are a common sight…
  • Dec 29

    Delray Beach Automobile Accident Attorney

    Delray Beach Automobile Accident Attorney
    If you were involved in a car accident, of course you want to recover the maximum amount of compensation possible for your losses, injuries and expenses, including medical bills, lost income, automobile and property damage and more.…
Rank this Week: 660

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers disability claims and lawsuits. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.longtermdisabilityblog.com/
Rank this Week: 632

The Medicare Compliance Blog

The Medicare Compliance Blog

Covers Medicare secondary payer compliance, Medicare set-asides, mandatory insurer reporting, recovery resolutions, conditional payment notification, Medicare risk assessment, self-administration support issues, Medicare impact on long-term care. By Gould & Lamb.

http://themedicarecomplianceblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Humana v. Farmers – Medicare Advantage Plans at Issue

    Humana v. Farmers – Medicare Advantage Plans at Issue
    A recent federal court decision from Texas gives a Medicare Advantage plan a potential green light to seek reimbursement under the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Act. At issue in the case, Humana Insurance Company v. Farmers Texas Mutual…
  • Jul 18

    US Court of Appeals Provides Opinion on Michigan Spine and Brain Surgeons v. State Farm

    US Court of Appeals Provides Opinion on Michigan Spine and Brain Surgeons v. State Farm
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit published its opinion in Michigan Spine and Brain Surgeons, PLLC v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company on July 16, 2014. The long awaited decision addresses the…
  • Jun 5

    CMS Amends the Workers Compensation Reference Guide

    CMS Amends the Workers Compensation Reference Guide
    On May 29, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) amended the recently released Workers’ Compensation Reference Guide published in February 2014. The changes affect medical review, treating physician reports,…
Rank this Week: 652

South Florida Car Accident Law…

South Florida Car Accident Law Blog

Covers car accident liability and lawsuits. By Anidjar & Levine.

http://www.southfloridacaraccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 834

Jacksonville Personal Injury…

Jacksonville Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, injuries and negligence. Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillepersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 31

    Too Intoxicated to Drive? Then use Tow To Go!

    Too Intoxicated to Drive? Then use Tow To Go!
    As Jacksonville launches it Halloween Activities tonight and into this weekend, it is certain that some individuals will indulge just a little too much. When this occurs innocent people may become victims of these over indulgers.
  • Oct 22

    Street Racing Accident leave 3 dead, 2 in critical condition

    Street Racing Accident leave 3 dead, 2 in critical condition
    An accident that occurred on Saturday morning was the result of an illegal Street Racing event. Tragically, as a result of the crash 3 have died and 2 still remain in critical condition. As a Jacksonville Injury Attorney, these reports are…
  • Oct 10

    Toyota Recalls Millions of Vehicles for Fire Risk

    Toyota Recalls Millions of Vehicles for Fire Risk
    Toyota Motors Co. announced today a recall affecting approximately 7.5 million vehicles.
Rank this Week: 614