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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/
  • Jul 26

    FBI Investigates "Domestic Disturbance" Death Aboard the Emerald Prince

    FBI Investigates "Domestic Disturbance" Death Aboard the Emerald Prince
    According to multiple news sources, the FBI is investigating the death of a 39-year-old woman from Utah aboard the Emerald Princess operated by Princess Cruises in Alaska. The woman reportedly died aboard he Princess cruise ship after a…
  • Jul 25

    Nightmare Continues for Daughters of Couple Killed During Amazon River Cruise

    Nightmare Continues for Daughters of Couple Killed During Amazon River Cruise
    A local news station reports on the continued efforts of the children of Christy and Larry Hammer to find out why their parents died in a fire aboard a luxury river cruise ship operated by Alabama-based International Expeditions. The…
  • Jul 24

    Fire on Danube River Cruise Ship

    Fire on Danube River Cruise Ship
    A fire broke out on a Danube River cruise ship today. Around 190 passengers and crew members were evacuated, including eight people who were treated for smoke inhalation. The fire reportedly broke out in the sauna area of the A-Rosa Riva…
Rank this Week: 79

CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 2094

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: 237

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

https://www.floridaemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Off-the-Clock Overtime Lawsuit Against Chipotle Now a Collective Action

    Off-the-Clock Overtime Lawsuit Against Chipotle Now a Collective Action
    An overtime lawsuit by hourly night-shift employees of a Chipotle restaurant in Minnesota who allegedly worked without pay while closing the restaurant can proceed as a collective action, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota…
  • Jul 19

    Google Must Hand Over Salary Details in Gender Equality Court Battle

    Google Must Hand Over Salary Details in Gender Equality Court Battle
    A judge has ordered Google to hand over salary records to the government in an ongoing investigation by the US Department of Labor (DoL), which has accused Google of discriminating against women. Google must provide the federal government…
  • Jul 13

    Trump Labor Dept Wants Salary to Count in Overtime Eligibility

    Trump Labor Dept Wants Salary to Count in Overtime Eligibility
    On Friday the U.S. Labor Department defended its authority to use salary levels to decide who was eligible for overtime pay. Under U.S. President Donald Trump, the Labor Department has continued to fight a challenge to an Obama…
Rank this Week: 3038

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Hernando County, Florida personal injury By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Jul 26

    Brain Study on NFL Players Shows Shocking Result

    Brain Study on NFL Players Shows Shocking Result
    The latest study regarding the link between football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy shows a strong correlation. Researchers at Boston University who are studying brains donated by families of former NFL players said that 110 of the 111…
  • Jul 5

    2 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash in Hernando County

    2 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash in Hernando County
    Two people were killed early Tuesday in a head-on crash that involved a wrong-way driver. The Florida Highway Patrol said a 37-year-old driver was heading west in the eastbound lane of Cortez Boulevard in Ridge Manor at about 1 a.m. A deputy…
  • May 16

    Hernando County Teens Win Video Contest About Distracted Driving

    Hernando County Teens Win Video Contest About Distracted Driving
    A group of teens in Hernando County have won a contest for creating a video highlighting the dangers of distracted driving. The group, all ninth graders at Nature Coast Technical High School in Brooksville, had the most re-tweets on their…
Rank this Week: 1443

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1622

Florida Condominium Law Blog

Florida Condominium Law Blog

Covers condominium associations. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-condominium/
Rank this Week: 2618

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers estate planning, probate, guardianship and elder law issues.

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Jul 26

    Married or Not Married? That is the question.

    Married or Not Married? That is the question.
    As most of you know by now, a legally married surviving spouse has all sorts of valuable inheritance rights under Florida Law.  Often, the question of whether or not a decedent was validly married at the time of his or her death is the…
  • Apr 25

    Adoption Series Part Six: When does a trust beneficiary have legal standing to challenge an adoption?

    Adoption Series Part Six: When does a trust beneficiary have legal standing to challenge an adoption?
    For some reason, Florida has had more than its fair share of interesting adoption questions. Remember the man that tried to adopt his girlfriend!  (Adoption Series Part 2, June 13, 2014.  Other prior blogs on adoption include: …
  • Apr 4

    Education, Education, Education

    Education, Education, Education
    There is a new book out titled: The Death of Expertise.  The subtitle is “The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters”.  The book deals primarily with politics and reviewers have labeled it…
Rank this Week: 3460

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Jul 26

    Married or Not Married? That is the question.

    Married or Not Married? That is the question.
    As most of you know by now, a legally married surviving spouse has all sorts of valuable inheritance rights under Florida Law.  Often, the question of whether or not a decedent was validly married at the time of his or her death is the…
  • Apr 25

    Adoption Series Part Six: When does a trust beneficiary have legal standing to challenge an adoption?

    Adoption Series Part Six: When does a trust beneficiary have legal standing to challenge an adoption?
    For some reason, Florida has had more than its fair share of interesting adoption questions. Remember the man that tried to adopt his girlfriend!  (Adoption Series Part 2, June 13, 2014.  Other prior blogs on adoption include: …
  • Apr 4

    Education, Education, Education

    Education, Education, Education
    There is a new book out titled: The Death of Expertise.  The subtitle is “The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters”.  The book deals primarily with politics and reviewers have labeled it…
Rank this Week: 4898

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jul 26

    Car Dealer Yo-Yo: Financing Fraud and Bait-and-Switch Financing

    Car Dealer Yo-Yo: Financing Fraud and Bait-and-Switch Financing
    We receive many phone calls from consumers who complain about being scammed by their car dealer on their financing in what is called a car dealer yo-yo.  Generally, it works something like this:  You go to the car dealer and reach a…
  • Jun 27

    Taras Rudnitsky Honored by Florida Bar Small Claims Rules Committee

    Taras Rudnitsky Honored by Florida Bar Small Claims Rules Committee
    Taras Rudnitsky was honored last week at the Florida Bar annual convention for his 6 years of dedicated service volunteering on the Small Claims Rules Committee.  That Committee of the Florida Bar is responsible for recommending changes…
  • May 5

    Dismissal of Cavalry Debt Collection Lawsuit

    Dismissal of Cavalry Debt Collection Lawsuit
    Our client was a defendant in a lawsuit filed against them by the law firm of Hayt, Hayt & Landau, P.L.  Attorney Dana M. Stern was the lead attorney who represented Cavalry SPV l, LLC, as Assignee of Citibank, N. A.  We were…
Rank this Week: 216

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/
  • Jul 26

    Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT II Inc. Name Change

    Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT II Inc. Name Change
    Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT II changes name to Lightstone Value Plus Real Estate Investment Trust V Inc. Did you lose money investing in Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT II at the recommendation of your broker? If so, the securities…
  • Jul 25

    Hartman REITs Announce Merger Agreement

    Hartman REITs Announce Merger Agreement
    Investigating Potential Losses involving Hartman REITs Are you concerned about your investment losses in Hartman REITs? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help to recover your losses by filing a FINRA Arbitration claim against the…
  • Jul 25

    Business Development Corporation of America (BDCA) Lowers Distribution Rate

    Business Development Corporation of America (BDCA) Lowers Distribution Rate
    Recovery of Investment Losses in Business Development Corporation of America (BDCA) Are you concerned about investment losses in Business Development Corporation of America (BDCA)? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be…
Rank this Week: 162

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

Covers business law, government law, and immigration law. By Brian Silber, Esq.

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • Jul 26

    How New U.S.-Cuba Policy May Affect Your Travel and Business Plan

    How New U.S.-Cuba Policy May Affect Your Travel and Business Plan
      The U.S. Treasury Department issued new clarifications on Tuesday on measures that will take effect for business, remittances, and travel with Cuba following President Donald Trump’s June announcement regarding U.S. policy…
  • Jul 24

    Cuban, Chinese Tobacco Corporations Sign Agreement on Cigar Trade

    Cuban, Chinese Tobacco Corporations Sign Agreement on Cigar Trade
    China National Tobacco Corporation (CNTC) and Cuban cigar producer Habanos S.A. signed an agreement in Havana over the weekend with the aim of increasing Cuba’s cigar exports to China. Co-heads of Habanos S.A., Luis Sanchez-Harguindey…
  • Jul 19

    Trump to Continue Tradition of Suspending Lawsuit Provision of Helms-Burton Act

    Trump to Continue Tradition of Suspending Lawsuit Provision of Helms-Burton Act
    President Donald Trump plans to continue the biannual suspension of the Title III provision of the Helms-Burton Act that permits the owners of property confiscated in Cuba to sue the Cuban government and foreign governments for using those…
Rank this Week: 2788

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    What is an Arbitration Clause?

    What is an Arbitration Clause?
    Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution.  Arbitration is a means to resolve conflicts outside of the court.  Instead of a judge determining the outcome of a case, in arbitration, an arbitrator hears and decides the…
  • Jul 24

    How to Obtain an Adjustment of Statu

    How to Obtain an Adjustment of Statu
    If you have a permanent residence outside of the Unites States but wish to be in the U.S. on a temporary basis you likely will apply for a non-immigrant visa. The post How to Obtain an Adjustment of Status appeared first on…
  • Jul 20

    Terminating a Commercial Lease

    Terminating a Commercial Lease
    The Lease Agreement In any landlord-tenant relationship, the most important document is the lease agreement.  The lease agreement is the contract between the landlord and tenant that lays out the terms of the lease.  These terms…
Rank this Week: 601

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/
  • Jul 26

    Mary Barzee Flores is running for Congre

    Mary Barzee Flores is running for Congre
    Mary Barzee Flores is running for Congress. Ileana's seat. Mary is a former federal defender and was nominated by Obama to be a federal district judge. But Marco Rubio blocked her by not signing the blue slip. So she is fighting back. …
  • Jul 25

    News & Note

    News & Note
    1. Richard Strafer's memorial service will be held on August 6 at 10am at Kendall Mt. Nebo, 5900 SW 77th Avenue. Miami, FL 33143.2. We filed an emergency petition in the Supreme Court for former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli. Jay…
  • Jul 21

    RIP Richard Strafer

    RIP Richard Strafer
    RIP Richard Strafer.What a tragedy. Richard was a friend. A really great guy. Brilliant lawyer. He could spot a great issue and crank out a 50-page perfect brief faster than anyone I knew. Here's the DBR obit:Miami criminal appellate lawyer…
Rank this Week: 47

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
  • Jul 26

    Elena Accetturo of Broward County, Florida Arrested on DUI Charge

    Elena Accetturo of Broward County, Florida Arrested on DUI Charge
    Elena Accetturo of Broward County, Florida was arrested on July 21 after she allegedly caused an accident while under the influence in West Palm Beach. The crash left her husband with a shattered leg. Accetturo, 29, faces charges for…
  • Jul 25

    David Paul Blum of Boynton Beach, Florida Arrested for Hit-and-Run Crash

    David Paul Blum of Boynton Beach, Florida Arrested for Hit-and-Run Crash
    David Paul Blum of Boynton Beach, Florida was arrested on July 21 for allegedly leaving the scene of a crash that severely injured Florida Atlantic University (FAU) student Mitchell Johnson Reidy of Naples. Blum, 51, faces charges for leaving…
  • Jul 24

    Janet Maria LeGrand of Homestead, Florida Arrested for Attempting Fraud to Win $33.3 Million Construction Bid

    Janet Maria LeGrand of Homestead, Florida Arrested for Attempting Fraud to Win $33.3 Million Construction Bid
    Janet Maria LeGrand of Homestead, Florida was arrested on July 19 after she allegedly created a fake engineering company to trick the city of Homestead into awarding her a $33.3 million construction project. LeGrand, 47, is being charged with…
Rank this Week: 368

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Jul 26

    Actions Speak Louder Than Word

    Actions Speak Louder Than Word
    It’s an old saying, but it’s true in life and in court, as illustrated in a recent takings decision, Town of Ponce Inlet v. Pacetta, LLC, et al. The Town appealed “a multi-million-dollar” judgment on an inverse…
  • Jul 24

    Big Box Store Scores a Big Win

    Big Box Store Scores a Big Win
    Box stores won a victory in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, recently. With the assistance of Henderson Franklin’s Summer Associate Kristen Schalter, we wanted to share the facts and impact of the Sears, Roebuck & Co. v. Forbes/Cohen…
  • Jul 13

    Fight for Your Right

    Fight for Your Right
    According to The American Heritage Dictionary, Second College Edition, the word “fight” has several meanings, including [t]o stand up against something or assert oneself.” Recently, as a nation, we celebrated the 241st…
Rank this Week: 541

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Jul 25

    Trial Attorney Ryan Fowler Joins Merlin Law Group

    Trial Attorney Ryan Fowler Joins Merlin Law Group
    Ryan Fowler wants to help people by becoming a great trial attorney. If you want to help people, Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College is where you go to help ground your dedication to serving people through trial work. Merlin Law…
  • Jul 24

    Does a Protective Safeguards Endorsement Violate the Standard Fire Insurance Policy?

    Does a Protective Safeguards Endorsement Violate the Standard Fire Insurance Policy?
    As discussed in my blog post last week, the 1943 New York Standard Fire Policy (“the Standard Fire Policy”), or a statutory version differing from it only slightly, is used in many states. The Standard Fire Policy potentially…
  • Jul 23

    Super Lawyer Rene Sigman Joins Merlin Law Group in Texa

    Super Lawyer Rene Sigman Joins Merlin Law Group in Texa
    Rene Sigman first came to my attention in 2008 at a Hurricane Ike hearing in Galveston. I told Javier Delgado that “this lawyer has her act together.” I then watched as she headed-up Mostyn Law Firm’s litigation department,…
Rank this Week: 312

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Jul 25

    Plans Parentaux et Dépôt Electronique

    Plans Parentaux et Dépôt Electronique
    Si vous envisagez de divorcer, il y a beaucoup de choses que vous devriez considérer. L’aspect le plus important auquel vous devriez penser est la garde des enfants et le partage du temps de garde. En Floride, les tribunaux ont…
  • Jul 23

    Fin d’un Bail Commercial

    Fin d’un Bail Commercial
    Le contrat de location Dans toute relation bailleur-locataire, le document le plus important est le contrat de location. Le contrat de location est le contrat entre le bailleur et le locataire qui énonce les conditions du bail. Ces…
  • Jul 20

    Droits et Responsabilités d’un Résident Permanent

    Droits et Responsabilités d’un Résident Permanent
    Beaucoup de gens se demandent ce qui se passe après avoir reçu leur résidence permanente aux États-Unis. Après que vous soyez devenu résident permanent, vous avez différents droits et…
Rank this Week: 721

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Washington Nexus Update

    Washington Nexus Update
    As it turns out, Colorado really was just the beginning. As of January 1, 2018, Washington will begin requiring remote sellers to either remit sales and use tax or comply with reporting and notice requirements similar to those in Direct Mktg.…
  • May 15

    Michigan Retroactive Tax Legislation – Is it Legal?

    Michigan Retroactive Tax Legislation – Is it Legal?
    The United States Constitution expressly forbids ex post facto laws with respect to both the federal and state governments.[i] An ex post facto law is one that retroactively changes the legal status and consequences of a particular action.…
  • May 11

    Worker Classification Case – A small WIN for Employers (Service Recipients)

    Worker Classification Case – A small WIN for Employers (Service Recipients)
    What is a worker classification issue?  When the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) believes that a taxpayer (i.e. employer or service recipient) is improperly treating workers as independent contractors instead of employees it…
Rank this Week: 3153

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jul 25

    Do you know an elderly neighbor who is being abused? Get help.

    Do you know an elderly neighbor who is being abused? Get help.
    Elder Abuse and Undue Influence Awareness Did you commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day? June 15, 2017 marked the twelfth annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, or WEAAD. Elder abuse, especially elder financial exploitation, has been…
  • Jul 11

    Your estate and assets, make sure you know what actually counts for your beneficiaries under Florida law

    Your estate and assets, make sure you know what actually counts for your beneficiaries under Florida law
    Ademption: When devises are actually not part of the estate Many unexpected things can happen in the period between the execution of a will and the death. For example, a decedent may devise the family house in Key West to her granddaughter.…
  • Jun 26

    Taxes and gifting, estate planning makes a huge difference

    Taxes and gifting, estate planning makes a huge difference
    Estate Planning: Income Tax Strategies             Law firms have had to take a spike in income tax rates, a decline in the estate tax rate, and an increasing annual estate tax exemption…
Rank this Week: 1732

Florida Abogado de Accidentes Blog

Florida Abogado de Accidentes Blog

Spanish language blog on Florida accident and personal injury law. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridaabogadodeaccidentesblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Mantener Segura el área de la Piscina es una de las Cosas Más Importantes que Puede Hacer Para la Seguridad de sus Hijo

    Mantener Segura el área de la Piscina es una de las Cosas Más Importantes que Puede Hacer Para la Seguridad de sus Hijo
    Las piscinas o albercas son una de las preocupaciones más grandes de los padres. De hecho, de acuerdo con el economista Steven D. Levitt, las probabilidades de que un niño muera son 100 veces más altas en una piscina que…
  • Jul 18

    Consejos de Seguridad en Caso de un Apagón

    Consejos de Seguridad en Caso de un Apagón
    Tanto en Homestead como en otras comunidades, los apagones de luz suceden por varias razones: cuestiones técnicas, sobreuso, o cuestiones climáticas (como tormentas o vientos fuertes que apagan el servicio durante minutos o…
  • Jul 11

    Seguridad Durante el Baño de sus Hijo

    Seguridad Durante el Baño de sus Hijo
    La hora del baño de los niños debería ser un momento divertido de vinculación que les permita aprender lo básico del autocuidado. Sin embargo, también puede representar un peligro. Los expertos…
Rank this Week: 4970

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    24-Year-Old Man Killed After Losing Control of Car

    24-Year-Old Man Killed After Losing Control of Car
    A 24-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash overnight in Hillsborough County. Officials said the man was traveling eastbound on West Waters Avenue, approaching Pinehurst Drive, and lost control of his Toyota Corolla. After losing…
  • Jul 19

    1 Killed, 1 Injured in Boating Accident Near Courtney Campbell Causeway

    1 Killed, 1 Injured in Boating Accident Near Courtney Campbell Causeway
    A man was killed and a woman hospitalized after a Sunday afternoon incident at the Courtney Campbell Causeway boat ramp. According to Tampa Fire Rescue, two people were in a boat that hit something in the water. No further information was…
  • Jul 12

    Gibsonton Woman Intentionally Hit By Driver Following Argument

    Gibsonton Woman Intentionally Hit By Driver Following Argument
    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 27-year-old Gibsonton woman early Tuesday after she intentionally struck another woman with her car following an argument over parking. Investigators said at around 3:40 a.m. on July 11,…
Rank this Week: 1811

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jo Ann Hoffman & Associates, P.A.

https://www.joannhoffman.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    DBA Claims with Third Party Liability

    DBA Claims with Third Party Liability
    While rare, an attorney should always consider the viability of pursuing a third-party claim where a DBA injury is due to the negligence of a third-party other than your employer. This is allowed under 33 U.S.C. Section 933 (a) but has a…
  • Jul 24

    DBA Informacion sobre la veracidad en su caso

    DBA Informacion sobre la veracidad en su caso
    Una muy buena noticia es que para ganar un caso de DBA por las causas es bastante facil. Una vez que usted muestre el 1% de la causa…
  • Jul 18

    HOW TO TIMELY PURSUE YOUR DBA CLAIM

    HOW TO TIMELY PURSUE YOUR DBA CLAIM
    So if you are injured working overseas for an American Contractor, the first thing you do is report your injury and file an LS-203 form with proof you served it on your DBA employer. It is a good idea to email the adjuster as well and copy…
Rank this Week: 1362

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Jul 25

    2 Cases of Banks Failing to Honor Mortgage Modifications in Florida

    2 Cases of Banks Failing to Honor Mortgage Modifications in Florida
    Homeowners have been successful in enforcing mortgage modifications against foreclosing banks in Florida. Mortgages are Contracts Home mortgages, just like any other contract, can be changed (or modified) by the parties to the…
  • Jul 11

    What is Normal Wear and Tear Relating to a Tenant Security Deposit?

    What is Normal Wear and Tear Relating to a Tenant Security Deposit?
    Knowing whether or not damage is caused by “normal wear and tear” impacts how much money, if any, the landlord can deduct from the tenant’s security deposit.  Security Deposits When Renting A Home In Florida In Florida,…
  • Jun 27

    Partition of Florida Homestead Property

    Partition of Florida Homestead Property
    In Florida, “homestead property” is residential real estate which is occupied by a person or family as their permanent residence. The legal concept of “homestead” is provided by the Florida constitution.  Its…
Rank this Week: 1190

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    THE FALL

    THE FALL
    DOM's blog has coverage of the  untimely and tragic death of Miami Appellate Lawyer Richard Strafer.We didn't know Mr. Strafer, so comments and memories should be directed to DOM's blog. Mr. Strafer's death- apparently from a virus…
  • Jul 23

    YOU'RE GO ON THAT 1202 ALARM

    YOU'RE GO ON THAT 1202 ALARM
    If you're a space nerd, like we are, than you are very familiar with the 1201 and 1202 alarms that Commander Neil Armstrong and Lunar Pilot Dr. Buzz Aldrin encountered about 5200 feet above the Lunar surface on July 20, 1969. Apollo is…
  • Jul 20

    THE JUICE IS LOOSE!

    THE JUICE IS LOOSE!
    Orenthal James Simpson was granted parole today in his nine to thirty-three year prison sentence for the contretemps in a Las Vegas hotel wherein he participated in a poorly conceived and poorly executed plan to "rob" the individuals who had…
Rank this Week: 90

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Passenger Injured in Deadly Sanford Car Crash

    Passenger Injured in Deadly Sanford Car Crash
    A 38 year old female from Deltona, Florida was killed over the weekend after her car left the road and crashed into a nearby tree. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the driver was driving her 2012 Hyundai sedan early Saturday…
  • Jul 24

    Woman on the Run after Causing Three Car Crash in Florida

    Woman on the Run after Causing Three Car Crash in Florida
    On Sunday evening, a 50-year-old woman from Apopka was driving a Chevy Avalanche towards the intersection of Hiawassee Road and Balboa Drive when she collided with an SUV being driven by the 61-year-old Orlando woman Deborah Anderson. Due to…
  • Jul 24

    Australian Man’s Death Linked to Faulty Takata Airbag

    Australian Man’s Death Linked to Faulty Takata Airbag
    A 58-year-old man from Sydney, Australia passed away over the weekend after the Honda CRV he was driving collided with another vehicle at an intersection. The impact from the accident caused the airbags to deploy, fatally wounding the driver…
Rank this Week: 2767

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law, including information on accidents and injuries in Orlando, and the state of Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Passenger Injured in Deadly Sanford Car Crash

    Passenger Injured in Deadly Sanford Car Crash
    A 38 year old female from Deltona, Florida was killed over the weekend after her car left the road and crashed into a nearby tree. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the driver was driving her 2012 Hyundai sedan early Saturday…
  • Jul 24

    Woman on the Run after Causing Three Car Crash in Florida

    Woman on the Run after Causing Three Car Crash in Florida
    On Sunday evening, a 50-year-old woman from Apopka was driving a Chevy Avalanche towards the intersection of Hiawassee Road and Balboa Drive when she collided with an SUV being driven by the 61-year-old Orlando woman Deborah Anderson. Due to…
  • Jul 24

    Australian Man’s Death Linked to Faulty Takata Airbag

    Australian Man’s Death Linked to Faulty Takata Airbag
    A 58-year-old man from Sydney, Australia passed away over the weekend after the Honda CRV he was driving collided with another vehicle at an intersection. The impact from the accident caused the airbags to deploy, fatally wounding the driver…
Rank this Week: 3374

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jul 25

    Can I be Punished for Getting Into an Accident?

    Can I be Punished for Getting Into an Accident?
    The law splits criminal and non-criminal cases.  Usually we think about punishment for criminal activity. So if you’re caught robbing a bank, the courts punish you by sending you to jail.   But what about when people are…
  • Jul 21

    What is the Difference Between Mediation and Trial

    What is the Difference Between Mediation and Trial
    Whenever a plaintiff brings an action against a defendant the parties can try to resolve their differences before ever going into court. If the negotiations break down the plaintiff will sue the defendant. The end result of filing a lawsuit…
  • Jul 17

    Teenage Driver

    Teenage Driver
    I am very passionate about trying to help teenage driver stay safe during the early years of learning how to drive a car. I’ve been a sponsor of the door he saves lives foundation for five years now and going to high schools and scaring…
Rank this Week: 915

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

Covers securities law topics of interest to executives of middle market businesses. By Gunster.

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Jul 25

    RIP XBRL?

    RIP XBRL?
    Some of you may remember Christopher Cox, who served as SEC Chair from 2005 to early 2009, when he was succeeded by Mary Schapiro.  His name doesn’t come up often, perhaps because his legacy was a weakened Commission tarnished by,…
  • Jul 12

    On the subject of effective disclosure…

    On the subject of effective disclosure…
    The young ones among you may not be familiar with Harvey Pitt, but he is an incredibly smart man and a gifted attorney who chaired the SEC some years back.  He made some political gaffes in that role, but that doesn’t diminish his…
  • Jun 13

    Don’t stop B-lievin’: A “Journey” into benefit corporation

    Don’t stop B-lievin’: A “Journey” into benefit corporation
    When you think of corporations, you think “maximize profits for shareholders”. This notion is being turned on its head as a growing sustainable business movement asks: “Can we look to factors in addition to profit to measure…
Rank this Week: 3939

Florida Immigration Law Blog

Florida Immigration Law Blog

By Colombo & Hurd, PL.

http://www.colombohurdlaw.com/news-articles/
Rank this Week: 2941

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • Jul 25

    Brides-To-Be Mull Options After Bridal Shop Filed Chapter 7

    Brides-To-Be Mull Options After Bridal Shop Filed Chapter 7
    Cold feet. A double-booked venue. Inclement weather forecast. Wardrobe malfunctions. These are just a few of the obstacles couples have to dodge when tying the knot. However, not very many brides can say that their bridal shop filed for…
  • Jul 21

    Being Sued by Midland Funding – Who Are They?

    Being Sued by Midland Funding – Who Are They?
    Q: I don't know why I'm being sued by Midland funding. I just received a notice that they have a judgment against me, and when I checked my credit report a judgment appears to have been granted back in January. The problem is that I have not…
  • Jul 19

    Women Hold the Most Student Loan Debt

    Women Hold the Most Student Loan Debt
    A recent article in the Boston Globe highlights just how much of the nation’s staggering student loan debt is held by women. The article notes that $1.3 billion in student loans is outstanding, though since the time the article was…
Rank this Week: 2658

The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

The Lien Zone is a construction law blog for Florida contractors. It includes forms, infographics, videos and articles.

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • Jul 25

    Subcontractor Death: Is Owner Liable?

    Subcontractor Death: Is Owner Liable?
    A warehouse owner hired a subcontractor to paint his roof, a subcontractor who had been at the warehouse many times and knew that the roof had skylights. He was also well experienced working on roofs. Caution: Danger Ahead Before the... Read…
  • Jul 18

    Is This a Joint Venture?

    Is This a Joint Venture?
    Generally, when two or more people get together to pursue a business venture, they do so in writing, formalizing what each is bringing or contributing to the deal and what their respective roles will be going forward. That’s what…
  • Jul 11

    10 Questions to Ask Your Construction Lawyer

    10 Questions to Ask Your Construction Lawyer
    1. Are you qualified to handle my case? Ask the tough questions – what experience does the attorney have handling similar cases? Put the attorney’s name into Google. Does he or she have articles written on the topic? Are they...…
Rank this Week: 2432

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

Covers collaborative divorce, family law, and mediation. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://familydiplomacy.com/blog
  • Jul 25

    New Chief Judge for Second District Court of Appeal

    New Chief Judge for Second District Court of Appeal
    The Honorable Edward C. LaRose has been elected Chief Judge of Florida’s Second District Court of Appeals.  The Second District hears appeals from most of the Tampa Bay area, including Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco Counties.…
  • Jul 24

    Video: A Client’s View of Collaborative Divorce

    Video: A Client’s View of Collaborative Divorce
    After you decide to divorce, the question of how you divorce can be one of the most consequential decisions you make. You have choices.  Many people hire a trial lawyer  and go the traditional litigation route to fight it out…
  • Jul 11

    Pictures: Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals 2017 Conference

    Pictures: Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals 2017 Conference
    In June 2017, the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals held its fifth annual conference right here in Tampa.  The theme of the conference was “Get In On The Act,” in celebration of the recent passage of the…
Rank this Week: 2625

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

Covers medical device and pharmaceutical mass tort issues. By Searcy Denney.

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Contaminated Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Linked to Mycobacterum Chimaera Case

    Contaminated Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Linked to Mycobacterum Chimaera Case
    The Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler, manufactured by LivaNova, has been linked to cases of mycobacterium chimaera, a type of non-tuberculosis mycobacteria (NTM), due to water contamination. The Stockert system is commonly used in medical practice.…
  • Jun 19

    New Jersey Stryker LFit V40 Lawsuits Receive Consolidation

    New Jersey Stryker LFit V40 Lawsuits Receive Consolidation
    On August 29, 2016, Stryker issued a voluntary recall of certain lots of Stryker LFit Anatomic Cobalt Chromium V40 femoral heads, a prosthetic hip replacement device, manufactured before March 2011. This recall included over 40,000 defective…
  • May 31

    Finally – Victims of Stryker’s Latest Recall Receiving Notice

    Finally – Victims of Stryker’s Latest Recall Receiving Notice
    Lawsuits have been filed against Stryker since 2013 alleging that its line of TMZF hip replacement stems are a danger when combined with metal femoral heads. However, patients who have received this potentially dangerous combination of…
Rank this Week: 1473

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/
  • Jul 24

    Theme Park Injury Report: Fainting, Motion Sickness On Disney, Universal Ride

    Theme Park Injury Report: Fainting, Motion Sickness On Disney, Universal Ride
    Central Florida theme parks have submitted their injury reports for the second quarter of 2017. There were a total of 16 illnesses or injuries that required a hospital stay of 24 hours, according to the state’s quarterly report. Walt…
  • Jul 17

    Man Shot In Manatee County Road Rage Incident

    Man Shot In Manatee County Road Rage Incident
    A man was shot and injured Friday during a road rage incident in Manatee County. The incident occurred around 6 p.m. on 3rd Avenue East. Deputies said the 21-year-old and his 26-year-old friend were driving north on 3rd Avenue East when the…
  • Jul 11

    Disney Boardwalk Villas Guest Sues for Trip & Fall Injury Caused by Screw

    Disney Boardwalk Villas Guest Sues for Trip & Fall Injury Caused by Screw
    An Illinois woman visiting the Disney BoardWalk Villas in Lake Buena Vista alleges that she was injured while shopping there. The woman filed a complaint on June 13 in the 9th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida – Orange County against…
Rank this Week: 1791

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/
  • Jul 24

    Former Polk County School Principal Arrested and Charged with Fraud, Theft

    Former Polk County School Principal Arrested and Charged with Fraud, Theft
    A former Polk County school principal was arrested Friday morning on allegations of fraud and theft. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has charged the 46-year-old former principal with 60 counts of dealing in stolen property, 16 counts…
  • Jul 19

    St. Petersburg Man Accused of Posing as Girl, Luring Teenage Boy

    St. Petersburg Man Accused of Posing as Girl, Luring Teenage Boy
    St. Petersburg police arrested a 25-year-old man and charged him with two counts of kidnapping and one count of sexual battery with a deadly weapon. Police claim the incidents involved teenage boy. Police said the first incident happened June…
  • Jul 19

    Jaguars DE Dante Fowler Arrested in St. Petersburg

    Jaguars DE Dante Fowler Arrested in St. Petersburg
    Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler was arrested on charges of simple battery and criminal mischief Tuesday night. Police say Fowler was driving in the Trellis at the Lakes apartment complex Tuesday night when a man walking nearby…
Rank this Week: 228

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

Provides news and views on current topics in elder law, estate planning, wills and trusts, caregiver issues, probate and estate administration, Medicaid and Veterans benefits, other issues of importance to seniors and their families. By Joseph S. Karp.

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    Considerations Before (And After) You Agree to Serve as Health Care Surrogate

    Considerations Before (And After) You Agree to Serve as Health Care Surrogate
    Consider yourself fortunate if you have been asked to serve as someone’s health care surrogate, for you get to decide if you’ll accept the job. Astonishingly, many people name a surrogate without ever asking or informing the person they…
  • Jul 11

    Be your own Social Security advocate

    Be your own Social Security advocate
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 <![endif]--> <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]--><!--[if…
  • Jul 1

    Living Trust Basic

    Living Trust Basic
    The living trust, also known as the intervivos trust or revocable trust, is a popular estate planning tool in Florida, and rightly so. In this post I tell you about key advantages of this versatile legal instrument. I'll also tell you about…
Rank this Week: 2178

Tampa Abogado De Lesion

Tampa Abogado De Lesion

Comments on Florida injury law in Spanish language. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampaabogadodelesion.com/
Rank this Week: 3002

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/
Rank this Week: 1873

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Comments on South Florida injury law. By Friedman, Rodman & Frank, P.A.

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1591

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jul 24

    Special Considerations Same-Sex Couples Face in Divorce

    Special Considerations Same-Sex Couples Face in Divorce
    The legal landscape on marriage and divorce for same-sex couples has changed dramatically over the past few years. Until very recently, 2015 to be precise, marriage between same-sex couples was not legal nationwide. Thirty-seven states…
  • Jul 19

    Divorcing without Conflict

    Divorcing without Conflict
    Separating divorce from the notions of courtroom disputes and drawn-out litigation is hard to do. As this depiction is really the only one that is written about or appears on television. Obviously, if a couple chooses to divorce, the…
  • Jul 11

    The Impact of Drug Use on Divorce

    The Impact of Drug Use on Divorce
    The number of issues that can potentially end a marriage are wide and vast, but one issue is particularly known to wreak havoc on all relationships – drug and alcohol abuse. Individuals caught in the cycle of addiction can pose a safety…
Rank this Week: 722

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1538

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Jul 24

    How to Prove a FDUTPA Claim and What Remedies are Available?

    How to Prove a FDUTPA Claim and What Remedies are Available?
    AN OVERVIEW OF FLORIDA’S DECEPTIVE AND UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES ACT Part three of a three-part series By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq., Sophie M. Hayashi, JD Candidate, and Daniel Buchholz, JD Candidate This post is Part Three of a…
  • Jul 20

    What conduct has been prevented under FDUTPA? Exploring the factual boundaries of successful FDUPTA claims.

    What conduct has been prevented under FDUTPA? Exploring the factual boundaries of successful FDUPTA claims.
    AN OVERVIEW OF FLORIDA’S DECEPTIVE AND UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES ACT Part 2 of a 3 part series By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate The first article in this continuing series on Florida’s Deceptive and…
  • Jul 13

    Statements from a Deceased Witness in Florida

    Statements from a Deceased Witness in Florida
    Sometimes during the course of a disputed matter, you find out that one of the witnesses to the action is deceased.  This presents a problem for obvious reasons since that witness was not deposed in the case yet.  This situation…
Rank this Week: 2656

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Jul 24

    How to Prove a FDUTPA Claim and What Remedies are Available?

    How to Prove a FDUTPA Claim and What Remedies are Available?
    AN OVERVIEW OF FLORIDA’S DECEPTIVE AND UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES ACT Part three of a three-part series By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq., Sophie M. Hayashi, JD Candidate, and Daniel Buchholz, JD Candidate This post is Part Three of a…
  • Jul 20

    What conduct has been prevented under FDUTPA? Exploring the factual boundaries of successful FDUPTA claims.

    What conduct has been prevented under FDUTPA? Exploring the factual boundaries of successful FDUPTA claims.
    AN OVERVIEW OF FLORIDA’S DECEPTIVE AND UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES ACT Part 2 of a 3 part series By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate The first article in this continuing series on Florida’s Deceptive and…
  • Jul 13

    Statements from a Deceased Witness in Florida

    Statements from a Deceased Witness in Florida
    Sometimes during the course of a disputed matter, you find out that one of the witnesses to the action is deceased.  This presents a problem for obvious reasons since that witness was not deposed in the case yet.  This situation…
Rank this Week: 2617

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/
  • Jul 24

    Texas Man Killed In Choctawhatchee Boating Accident

    Texas Man Killed In Choctawhatchee Boating Accident
    Anthony J. Jarab, 24, resident of Niceville, Texas died early Wednesday when the boat he was a passenger of crashed into a channel marker in Choctawhatchee Bay in Okaloosa County, Florida.  Per a preliminary report from the Florida Fish…
  • Jul 18

    Royal Caribbean Passenger Airlifted From Explorer Of The Seas After Falling Down Flight Of Stair

    Royal Caribbean Passenger Airlifted From Explorer Of The Seas After Falling Down Flight Of Stair
    A 68-year-old man traveling on board the Explorer of the Seas is reported to have fallen down a flight of stairs on Tuesday sustaining serious injuries including rib injuries.  Per reports, the ship’s captain contacted the U.S.…
  • Jul 17

    Royal Caribbean Cruise Passenger Injury Case Passes Summary Judgment

    Royal Caribbean Cruise Passenger Injury Case Passes Summary Judgment
    A Miami Federal Judge has ruled that a Royal Caribbean cruise passenger injury case can proceed to a jury.  This case involves a fall in the Oasis of the Seas multipurpose auditorium.   The passenger was participating in a…
Rank this Week: 523