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Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Dec 9

    Debt Collection Lawsuit: Prevailing Against Discover Bank

    Debt Collection Lawsuit: Prevailing Against Discover Bank
    Plaintiff: Discover Bank Plaintiff’s Law Firm: Zakheim & LaVrar, P.A. Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Flynn LaVrar, Esq. and Richard Battaglino, Esq.. Case Outcome: Debt Collection Lawsuit Dismissed Our client was sued in a debt…
  • Dec 8

    Auto Fraud: Beware of Common Dealer Scam

    Auto Fraud: Beware of Common Dealer Scam
    We have often represented clients who had become victims of auto fraud by local dealers.  In many cases, we are able to obtain a satisfying outcome for our client, including a refund of money taken by the…
  • Dec 7

    Debt Settlement Companies Penalized for Illegal Tactic

    Debt Settlement Companies Penalized for Illegal Tactic
    Just a few days ago, the federal government’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it was taking enforcement action against several debt several settlement companies.  The debt settlement company was Premier…
Rank this Week: 63

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/
  • Dec 16

    Broward Sheriffs Office Arrests Holland Line Crew Member for Grand Theft

    Broward Sheriffs Office Arrests Holland Line Crew Member for Grand Theft
    The Sun Sentinel reports that the Broward County Sheriffs Office arrested a Holland American Line (HAL) crew member for grand theft after he was caught stealing than $10,000 on a HAL cruise ship. The newspaper states that the sheriff's office…
  • Dec 16

    Finally, Law Requires Cruise Lines to Disclose Accurate Crime Data

    Finally, Law Requires Cruise Lines to Disclose Accurate Crime Data
    Nine years ago, I attended my first Congressional hearing regarding dangers to cruise passengers on the high seas. George Smith, of the Greenwich Connecticut area, had disappeared in the Aegean Sea during his honeymoon cruise.  I…
  • Dec 15

    Bloody Nassau

    Bloody Nassau
    This weekend was one of the bloodiest in the Bahamas this year. Seven people shot and three dead. By my calculations, the death toll for the year in the Bahamas is 118 (last year was 119 murders). The murders are primarily in…
Rank this Week: 64

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/
  • Dec 16

    "I’m going to treat her like somebody who is what she is — a common criminal.

    "I’m going to treat her like somebody who is what she is — a common criminal.
    That was Judge Scola after "North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau was found guilty by a federal jury Tuesday of using her 'celebrity' as a Haitian-American community leader to lure 'straw buyers' into an $11 million mortgage fraud scheme during …
  • Dec 16

    Calling all Judge Davis clerk

    Calling all Judge Davis clerk
    Judge Davis' family is going to be having a gathering to remember Judge and Mrs. Davis on January 3 from 2-6pm.  If you are an old Judge Davis clerk or are a close friend interested in attending, please email Judge Davis' son, Ned at…
  • Dec 15

    "I don't know what article of the Constitution that would contravene."

    "I don't know what article of the Constitution that would contravene."
    That was Justice Scalia discussing torture in order to find out where the ticking nuclear bomb was. From the AP:"Listen, I think it's very facile for people to say, `Oh, torture is terrible.' You posit the situation where a person that you…
Rank this Week: 73

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 17

    ARRESTED ON 4TH DUI, A DEATH, INJURIES, 24 CHARGES…BUT IT TOOK 70 DAYS TO ARREST

    ARRESTED ON 4TH DUI, A DEATH, INJURIES, 24 CHARGES…BUT IT TOOK 70 DAYS TO ARREST
    Blood Alcohol Level of .279, Crashed Doing 120 MPH in a 30 MPH Zone, Killed 12 Year Old Girl Stanley Jefson, of Jacksonville, prior to his latest arrest for the above incident, had three local convictions for driving under the influence, the…
  • Jun 13

    THE BUSINESS END OF FLORIDA’S CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS

    THE BUSINESS END OF FLORIDA’S CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS
    $20 Million Annual Contract to Hold 650 Men Florida has a facility tucked away in the small, nondescript town of Arcadia.  Under Florida law, an inmate with a sexually violent past or a history of sexually motivated offenses will be…
  • Jun 11

    CLOSE ENOUGH FOR GOVERNMENT WORK AS CLAY COUNTY ARRESTS AND JAILS THE INNOCENT…..AGAIN

    CLOSE ENOUGH FOR GOVERNMENT WORK AS CLAY COUNTY ARRESTS AND JAILS THE INNOCENT…..AGAIN
    “The Result Was The Wrong Person Was Accused of Crimes She Didn’t Commit” Those are the words and apparent logic of Clay County Sheriff Rick Beesler according to an article in Jacksonville.com.  Ashely Nichole Chiasson…
Rank this Week: 83

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/
  • Dec 17

    3d DCA Watch -- Abandon Hope All Ye Who Enter Here Edition!

    3d DCA Watch -- Abandon Hope All Ye Who Enter Here Edition!
    Can you guess my mood today?Let's just do this:Salazar v. Coello:Big reversal of a med-mal sj based on a complicated reading of the pre-suit notice requirements.Lots of confessions of errors.The 3d makes a (big) mistake.(Turns out it's…
  • Dec 16

    Hey Baby Will You Dust My Dreidle?

    Hey Baby Will You Dust My Dreidle?
  • Dec 16

    Happy Festival of Lights!

    Happy Festival of Lights!
    Yes it's tonight!(Who did Spencer pick???)In other news, this lawyer doesn't like confidential settlements:Once upon a time, lawsuits were not the secret they are now. Court filings included settlements instead of anonymous pleadings…
Rank this Week: 107

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 132

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: 153

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 16

    THE WORST OF THE WORST

    THE WORST OF THE WORST
    Hate is protected speech.We are publishing, with permission of the recipient, the anonymous hate mail sent to her by a coward.And make no mistake about it, a coward sent this.We are publicizing it to shame the coward.Oh, they might enjoy it…
  • Dec 16

    THE BEST OF THE BEST

    THE BEST OF THE BEST
    In the early morning hours of December 16, 1944, under snow heavy skies and zero temperatures, 30 German Divisions attacked Allied armies in the Ardennes Forrest area of Belgium, Luxembourg and France.  The Allies, caught by surprise,…
  • Dec 15

    I CAN'T BREATHE

    I CAN'T BREATHE
    There massive rallies in NYC and DC over the weekend protesting the way the police treat people, and the way the justice system treats police who kill the people they are paid to serve and protect.In our view we are half way there. When the…
Rank this Week: 157

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/
  • Dec 12

    Three People Killed in St Lucia Cruise Ship Fire

    Three People Killed in St Lucia Cruise Ship Fire
    It’s been almost a year since the Carnival Triumph made headlines after a fire erupted in the vessel’s engine room due to a fuel leak, disabling the ship and leaving more than 3,000 people aboard a ship that had meager rations,…
  • Dec 9

    Disturbing Revelations About Cruise Ship Norovirus Outbreak

    Disturbing Revelations About Cruise Ship Norovirus Outbreak
    Curious about the pesky virus that has been terrorizing the stomachs of thousands of cruise ship guests for years? Our maritime lawyers have the answers you’ve been waiting for. It seems that hardly a month goes by before we have to…
  • Dec 4

    What to do if You’ve Been Raped on a Cruise and the Importance of Contacting Authorities and a Cruise Ship Rape Lawyer Directly

    What to do if You’ve Been Raped on a Cruise and the Importance of Contacting Authorities and a Cruise Ship Rape Lawyer Directly
    Each cruise ship rape lawyer at our firm has, unfortunately, seen many tragic cases where women have been raped while on board a cruise. We fight diligently to seek justice for these women and understand that victims often feel confused and…
Rank this Week: 156

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: 171

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Dec 17

    The Scope of Appraisal, Part 7: Iowa

    The Scope of Appraisal, Part 7: Iowa
    The trend continues for courts to interpret the scope of appraisal to include the determination of causation. The Iowa Court of Appeals joins the list of courts stating that the appraisal panel should consider causation in determining the…
  • Dec 16

    Rain Brings Camarillo Mudslides and Freak Tornados to California, but There's More to Come

    Rain Brings Camarillo Mudslides and Freak Tornados to California, but There's More to Come
    If you've lived in California, you know that the state can be literally shut down due to the rain. We're not talking about just traffic, we're talking about how rain causes system failures and havoc in our parched desert land of…
  • Dec 15

    Federal Court Expands "Direct Physical Loss" Definition to Benefit of Insured

    Federal Court Expands "Direct Physical Loss" Definition to Benefit of Insured
    For coverage to be afforded under insurance policies there is a requirement that the insured property suffer a direct physical loss from a covered cause of loss. This often leads to disputes and litigation concerning whether property suffered…
Rank this Week: 182

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/
  • Dec 16

    Recovery of K&M Oil Investment Losse

    Recovery of K&M Oil Investment Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in K&M Oil Company? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help by filing a claim to recover losses through FINRA arbitration. According to SEC filings, K&M Oil is a limited liability…
  • Dec 16

    Investigation into United Private Capital

    Investigation into United Private Capital
    Have you suffered investment losses in United Private Capital? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help by filing a complaint against the broker-dealer that sold you the investment. According to a…
  • Dec 16

    Recover Losses in Strategic Lending Solution

    Recover Losses in Strategic Lending Solution
    Have you suffered investment losses in Strategic Lending Solutions? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help by filing a complaint against the broker-dealer that sold you the investment. According to SEC…
Rank this Week: 192

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: 321

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: 310

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news concerning domestic violence, gun offenses, sex offenses and immigration status. By Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 440

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
  • Dec 14

    Faire des Affaires en Floride en Tant que Société Etrangère

    Faire des Affaires en Floride en Tant que Société Etrangère
    Si actuellement vous êtes déjà en train de conduire ou de faire des affaires en Floride en tant que société étrangère, ou que vous prévoyez de le faire dans un futur proche, alors il est…
  • Dec 8

    Créer une Entreprise en Floride

    Créer une Entreprise en Floride
    Créer une entreprise en Floride vous offrira de nombreux avantages. Le coût des activités commerciales sont faibles du point de vue gouvernemental et réglementaire. Une société exploitante est tenue…
  • Nov 30

    Devez-vous Inclure des Mots de Passe dans votre Testament de Floride ?

    Devez-vous Inclure des Mots de Passe dans votre Testament de Floride ?
    Comme la technologie évolue et augmente les changements, il y a plusieurs choses qu’une personne doit faire pour s’y adapter. La rédaction d’un testament de Floride et d’une planification successorale ne…
Rank this Week: 427

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/
  • Dec 10

    Appropriate Alimony Awards and the Length of Your Marriage

    Appropriate Alimony Awards and the Length of Your Marriage
    When faced with the possibility of awarding alimony, courts have a variety of options. The appropriate option may depend on various factors, including how long you were married. Whether you are the spouse paying alimony or the one receiving…
  • Dec 3

    Mother Declared in Contempt for Impeding Sons' Relationship with Father

    Mother Declared in Contempt for Impeding Sons' Relationship with Father
    Divorces are almost always difficult, but divorces that occur to couples with teenage children can be especially challenging. While a parent cannot control what his or her children feel or think regarding the other parent, he or she can help…
  • Nov 24

    Jurisdiction Rules Prevent Father From Modifying Child Support in Florida

    Jurisdiction Rules Prevent Father From Modifying Child Support in Florida
    In today's world, personal and professional situations often dictate that individuals and families do not stay in one place forever. You may have lived in one state, and within a few years, you, your ex, and your children may have all moved…
Rank this Week: 377

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/
  • Dec 5

    FINRA Increases Arbitrator Pay- Passes Costs to Partie

    FINRA Increases Arbitrator Pay- Passes Costs to Partie
    According to Regulatory Notice 14-49 (“RN 14-49”) issued by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”), FINRA is increasing the pay for arbitrators assigned to hear FINRA cases and passing the costs of the…
  • Nov 20

    Former Florida Broker Permanently Barred for Alleged Theft

    Former Florida Broker Permanently Barred for Alleged Theft
    According to his BrokerCheck Report, Jeffrey Brian Grove of Melbourne, Florida has been permanently barred from the financial services industry by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”).   According to…
  • Oct 16

    SEC Approves Rule to Help Non-Traded REIT Investor

    SEC Approves Rule to Help Non-Traded REIT Investor
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (“FINRA”) proposed revisions to NASD Rule 2340 regarding per share estimated valuations of unlisted REITs held by…
Rank this Week: 394

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

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

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Oct 21

    Bucking Problems with the Yamaha Waverunner FZS

    Bucking Problems with the Yamaha Waverunner FZS
    The maritime lawyers were retained by a Palmetto Bay, Florida woman who suffered a severe fracture to her ankle after being ejected from a Yamaha Waverunner FZS. It has been wildly reported that the FZS model Waverunner has problems with…
  • Oct 20

    Cruise Trip and Fall Victim Hires BBR Lawyer

    Cruise Trip and Fall Victim Hires BBR Lawyer
    A Florida man who was injured while vacationing aboard a luxury liner has retained BBR's lawyers to bring a claim against a Miami based cruise line. The Florida passenger tripped over a vacuum cord that a cabin steward negligent slung at…
  • Aug 25

    BBR Retained to Help Injured Ft. Lauderdale Yacht Crew Member

    BBR Retained to Help Injured Ft. Lauderdale Yacht Crew Member
    The Florida Board Certified maritime lawyers of BBR have been retained to represent a crew member who became injured while working aboard a yacht docked in Ft. Lauderdale. In this case, a deck hand suffered serious back injury when ordered…
Rank this Week: 421

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Dec 15

    Responding to a Reckless Driving Arrest in Palm Beach County

    Responding to a Reckless Driving Arrest in Palm Beach County
    Reckless driving arrests in Palm Beach County, FL are on the uptick. Recent data from the Palm Beach County Clerk of Courts shows a rise in law enforcement officers ticketing drivers throughout Palm Beach County, FL for driving reckless.…
  • Dec 9

    Destroying evidence like cellphone and computer photos is not a crime in Florida?

    Destroying evidence like cellphone and computer photos is not a crime in Florida?
    A recent 4th District Court of Appeals decision has long reaching tentacles into what is considered and isn’t considered tampering with evidence under Florida Law section 918.13.  In Costanzo v. Florida, at 4 D13-3344, appellant…
  • Dec 9

    Facing DUI Charges in Palm Beach County

    Facing DUI Charges in Palm Beach County
    Driving under the influence or DUI in Palm Beach County, FL does not just mean that the driver was consuming alcoholic beverages and operating a motor vehicle while their normal faculties were impaired. Driving under the influence in Palm…
Rank this Week: 523

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Dec 13

    How Fires Occur in Wheelchairs Leading to Fatal Injuries in Florida

    How Fires Occur in Wheelchairs Leading to Fatal Injuries in Florida
    Motorized wheelchairs are wonderful for people who cannot walk or get around on their own. They help make the impossible possible for many people; however, some electric wheelchairs have caught on fire and caused fatal injuries.…
  • Dec 9

    The Reality of Struck-by Vehicle Accidents on Florida Work Site

    The Reality of Struck-by Vehicle Accidents on Florida Work Site
    Did you know that one in four fatalities involving a person struck by a vehicle is a construction worker? It’s true, according to OSHA. In fact, these types of deadly work accidents involve construction workers—more than any other…
  • Dec 3

    What Do Sights, Smells and Sounds Have to Do with Nursing Home Abuse?

    What Do Sights, Smells and Sounds Have to Do with Nursing Home Abuse?
    Nursing home abuse in Florida is a reality. Although it is something no one likes to talk about, it is a sad fact nonetheless. In order to help your elderly loved one avoid becoming a victim of nursing home abuse, you should learn all you can…
Rank this Week: 541

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: 466

Lakeland Florida Injury Lawyer…

Lakeland Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida injury law. By Rivas Law Group, LLC.

http://www.rivaslawgroup.com/blog/
  • Oct 2

    Car Accident Help

    Car Accident Help
  • Sep 24

    Civil Law Attorney: 6 Signs Your Home Has Sinkhole Damage

    Civil Law Attorney: 6 Signs Your Home Has Sinkhole Damage
    Tweet Sinkholes typically develop underground for years but seem to open up suddenly, causing significant and sometimes irreparable damage to land, roads, and houses. Although it can be devastating to lose your home to a sinkhole, it’s…
  • Sep 10

    Back Injury Lawyer: 4 Ways a Low-Impact Crash Causes Back Pain

    Back Injury Lawyer: 4 Ways a Low-Impact Crash Causes Back Pain
    Tweet Just because the car that hit you wasn’t traveling very fast doesn’t mean the pain you’re feeling is “all in your head.” Many people in Tampa dismiss injuries from low-impact collisions because they feel…
Rank this Week: 502

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Dec 17

    Rating Code Sheets – Demystifying VA Ratings and Compensation

    Rating Code Sheets – Demystifying VA Ratings and Compensation
    My colleagues recently wrote about the basics of VA rating decisions, and about the VA’s “special math” for calculating disability compensation.  Both of these blog posts are great sources to get a basic understanding…
  • Dec 16

    Special Types of Compensation: CRSC

    Special Types of Compensation: CRSC
    Combat-Related Special Compensation   At Hill & Ponton, we are often asked questions about different types of compensation and pension. While our firm does not handle military or VA pension matters, it is still beneficial for…
  • Dec 15

    VHA vs. VBA

    VHA vs. VBA
    There is a distinction between the two, which many veterans are not aware of.  It is important to note that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)  is actually three separate organizations; VA Health Care (VHA), VA Benefits…
Rank this Week: 623

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip # 751: Listen to Your Lawyer

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip # 751: Listen to Your Lawyer
    Whether you've hired a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer, or you've had one appointed to you by the court, it is always a good idea to listen to the advice of your criminal defense lawyer. I've been a Jacksonville criminal defense...
  • Dec 7

    Florida Drug Crime Sentences Increase Nearly 200% Since 1990

    Florida Drug Crime Sentences Increase Nearly 200% Since 1990
    Non-violent drug offenders in Jacksonville and throughout Florida are being sentenced to much higher prison terms than before. I've witnessed this first hand as a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer. According to a recent study cited by…
  • Dec 7

    Florida Drug Crime Sentences Increase Nearly 200% Since 1990

    Florida Drug Crime Sentences Increase Nearly 200% Since 1990
    Non-violent drug offenders in Jacksonville and throughout Florida are being sentenced to much higher prison terms than before. I've witnessed this first hand as a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer. According to a recent study cited by…
Rank this Week: 579

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 10

    A male "black widow"? Man may be charged with killing his two wive

    A male "black widow"? Man may be charged with killing his two wive
    Once is a tragedy but is twice murder? Colorado prosecutors think so and is charging a man with the death of both his first AND second wife. A local CBS story has more information. 58-year-old Harold Henthorn is accused of pushing his wife…
  • Dec 5

    Sarasota teen sets up high school prostitution ring

    Sarasota teen sets up high school prostitution ring
    Didn't Tom Cruise star in an 80's movie with this same plot? Per USA Today two Florida teens were arrested for their part in a local "Risky Business" prostitution ring in Sarasota... Venice, Florida police made two arrests, a 17-year-old…
  • Nov 24

    Sealing or expunging your record

    Sealing or expunging your record
    People make mistakes, and sometimes we make mistakes that have consequences we are not able to comprehend or appreciate at the time frame. It does not matter if it was a minor drug crime or theft. However, the mistakes we made years ago…
Rank this Week: 560

Florida Banking Law Blog

Florida Banking Law Blog

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

http://www.floridabankinglawblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Florida Deficiency Proceedings: Costs Recoverable Following Foreclosure

    Florida Deficiency Proceedings: Costs Recoverable Following Foreclosure
    Authored by Janet C. Owens and Scott J. Kennelly and Janet C. Owens and Scott J. Kennelly of Rogers TowersFollowing a foreclosure sale, a lender may seek to obtain a deficiency judgment against the borrower and guarantors for the difference…
  • Dec 2

    Garnishment in Florida: Serving Writs of Garnishment on Third Party Bank Account

    Garnishment in Florida: Serving Writs of Garnishment on Third Party Bank Account
    Authored by Edward L. Kelly and Karl R. Gruss and Edward L. Kelly and Karl R. Gruss of Rogers TowersIn a previous article, we provided an overview of the basic procedures judgment creditors must follow when serving writs of garnishment on…
  • Nov 21

    Operation Choke Point

    Operation Choke Point
    Authored by Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersAs part of a coordinated, multi-agency initiative known as “Operation Choke Point,” the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has warned financial institutions that they might be…
Rank this Week: 574

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: 667

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and sexual abuse. By David J. Halberg.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 14

    Defective Medical Device: Da Vinci Surgical Robot

    Defective Medical Device: Da Vinci Surgical Robot
    The Da Vinci Surgical Robot, manufactured by Intuitive Surgical, Inc., is used in several medical specialties including: Urology, Gynecology, Cardiothoracic, Colorectal, Head & Neck, and General Surgery. Specifically, the Da Vinci…
  • Jan 18

    HEALTH WARNING: Contaminated Injections Linked to Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

    HEALTH WARNING: Contaminated Injections Linked to Fungal Meningitis Outbreak
    Fungal Meningitis is an infection of the protective membranes of the brain and spinal cord. Over the last few months, a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak has swept across the United States. Recently, both CDC and FDA investigations have…
  • Aug 15

    Unnecessary Cardiology Work Performed At HCA-Owned Hospital

    Unnecessary Cardiology Work Performed At HCA-Owned Hospital
    According to the New York Times article, “Doctors at Hospital Chain Giant Performed Unnecessary Cardiac Work, Increasing Profits”, from 2002 – 2010 cardiologists at several HCA-owned hospitals in Florida were unable to justify many of…
Rank this Week: 584

Florida Foreclosure Defense…

Florida Foreclosure Defense Lawyers Blog

Covers foreclosure news, alternatives, defenses and scams. By David M. Goldman.

http://www.floridaforeclosuredefenselawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 595

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: 612

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 16

    Supreme Court Grants Certiorari on Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Appeal Issue

    Supreme Court Grants Certiorari on Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Appeal Issue
    Last week, the United States Supreme Court granted the writ of certiori in the case of Bullard v. Hyde Park Savings Bank, which involves the issue of whether an order denying confirmation of a chapter 13 plan of reorganization is a "final…
  • Nov 26

    Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 Expired January 1, 2014

    Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 Expired January 1, 2014
    Unless the Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 is extended, distressed homeowner’s face the risk of the imposition of income taxes on the discharged mortgage debt upon a short sale, short refinance or foreclosure.  The lack of the…
  • Nov 18

    When Not to File for Bankruptcy - 13 More Example

    When Not to File for Bankruptcy - 13 More Example
    1. Urban Legend - doing it inappropriately because "everybody at work did it"2. Foreclosures - to discharge a potential mortgage deficiency on your home - the mortgage lender may never bring it3. Exemptions - recently moved to Florida from…
Rank this Week: 841

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

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

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 858

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Dec 14

    Yet Another Reason Why D&O Insurance Is Critical

    Yet Another Reason Why D&O Insurance Is Critical
    Corporate directors and officers may think indemnification provisions are sufficient to protect them from claims asserted against them by shareholders or regulators.  However, if a director or officer chooses to rely solely on…
  • Dec 4

    The Inbox – Netflix and the stream scheme

    The Inbox – Netflix and the stream scheme
    Netflix, the internet media giant, sued its former vice president of IT Operations, Mike Kail, in California Superior Court, claiming that he “streamed” kickbacks from vendors and funneled them into his personal consulting…
  • Dec 3

    The Face That Launched A $50 Million Lawsuit

    The Face That Launched A $50 Million Lawsuit
    Helen of Troy isn’t just a famous mythological beauty.  It’s also a publicly-traded maker of personal care products.  And now, it and its directors are defendants in a suit by Helen of Troy’s founder, Gerald…
Rank this Week: 887

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: 815

Black's Law

Black's Law

Roy Black blogs his thoughts, tells his stories and writes his blog to help him think and work out ideas.

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • Dec 7

    FIU Cross-Examination Seminar

    FIU Cross-Examination Seminar
    On Friday, December 12, 2014, I will be teaching a seminar on cross-examination at the FIU Law School. The seminar has been organized by H.T. Smith and Scott Fingerhut. I have attached the materials I drafted for the seminar.
  • Dec 5

    Carr & Emory

    Carr & Emory
    I recently was a judge in the UM moot court competition. While walking down the corridor to the faculty lounge I noticed a the class picture of the first graduating class in 1929 and was jolted to see a very young Henry R. Carr. His…
  • Nov 18

    Ted Olson

    Ted Olson
    This past Sunday (11/16/14), I had the privilege of introducing Ted Olson for the first lecture panel at this year's Miami Book Fair. Ted and his wife Lady, along with two of the plaintiffs, Chris Perry and Sandy Stier, were on the panel. The…
Rank this Week: 766

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/
  • 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…
  • Aug 10

    How to File a Sex Discrimination Complaint

    How to File a Sex Discrimination Complaint
    If you think you are a victim of gender discrimination in the workplace, you can file a workplace discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Depending on your position, you may need to file one of two…
Rank this Week: 684

My Law License

My Law License

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

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 21

    Your Contribution To Lawyer Suicide

    Your Contribution To Lawyer Suicide
    I was surprised that an article about why so many lawyers are killing themselves generated an actual real-live thoughtful discussion. While I'm sure in the annals of the internet there are a fair share of comments of "who cares,"…
  • Nov 4

    Blawg Review 325.5

    Blawg Review 325.5
    This week I, along with many other blawgers (slang for "law bloggers") were saddened to hear of the passing of "Ed," the editor of Blawg Review. My condolences to his family.As usual in the blogosphere, when something important happens,…
  • Jun 14

    California Lawyer Christopher J. McCann's "Guest Post."

    California Lawyer Christopher J. McCann's "Guest Post."
    A few months ago, actually many months ago, actually shit, it was over a year ago (April, 2012) I received my 389085th request from some one-named marketer on behalf of a lawyer. That lawyer is Christopher J. McCann, who sounds like he's…
Rank this Week: 846

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: 714

Abstract Appeal

Abstract Appeal

Covers Florida Law and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. By Matt Conigliaro.

http://www.abstractappeal.com/
  • Aug 12

    Health Care Litigation: The Eleventh Circuit Agrees The Mandate Is Unconstitutional

    Health Care Litigation: The Eleventh Circuit Agrees The Mandate Is Unconstitutional
    This decision will attract a great deal of attention. It should. Today, the Eleventh Circuit held that the individual insurance mandate contained in the massive 2010 health care legislation violates the federal constitution because Congress…
  • Jul 8

    People Say I’m Lazy…

    People Say I’m Lazy…
    Dreaming my life away. Well they give me all kinds of advice… You know the rest. Lennon had been spending time raising a family in New York. My story is a little different.
  • Feb 21

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory
    This decision from the Fourth District examined section 768.135, the title of which references immunity for volunteer sports team physicians.
Rank this Week: 819

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Dec 17

    Florida Still a Top 10 State in Vehicle Thefts Despite Dramatic Decreases Overall

    Florida Still a Top 10 State in Vehicle Thefts Despite Dramatic Decreases Overall
    The good news—the probability of your car being stolen has been dwindling over the past two decades. The bad news—if you live, work or play in Florida, your chances are still higher than in 47 other states. That assessment is…
  • Dec 16

    Staged Accident Recruiter from Palm Beach County Sentenced to Nine Year

    Staged Accident Recruiter from Palm Beach County Sentenced to Nine Year
    A West Palm Beach man, who participated in an $8 million insurance fraud scam, was recently sentenced to nine years in prison for his role in the matter. Joel Antonio Simon Ramirez, about whom we reported on our FL PIP … Continue…
  • Dec 12

    Third DCA Rules for Insurer in GEICO v. Gables Insurance Recovery

    Third DCA Rules for Insurer in GEICO v. Gables Insurance Recovery
    In an opinion issued December 10, 2014 in the case of GEICO v. Gables Insurance Recovery (a/a/o Rita M. Lauzan), the Third District Court of Appeal quashed a Circuit Court Appellate Division’s decision affirming final judgment in favor…
Rank this Week: 1239

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

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

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Dec 16

    Lawyers, Guns and Money — It should be about sensibility

    Lawyers, Guns and Money — It should be about sensibility
    Would you want to restrict the sale of guns, like the Bushmaster XM15-E2s (an AR-15 rifle) to civilians? Should military designed guns be regulated that use a gas operated, rotating bolt and, even in semi-automatic models can fire by…
  • Dec 3

    Direct & Circumstantial Evidence – It snowed last night?

    Direct & Circumstantial Evidence – It snowed last night?
    If you went to bed without snow on the ground; slept soundly all night and awoke to a snow covered ground all around you, what could you reasonable say? It snowed. You did not have to actually see the activity of snow falling; your good and…
  • Dec 1

    Attention ‘Big Pharma’: It’s Time To Get Mobile

    Attention ‘Big Pharma’: It’s Time To Get Mobile
    While the corporate conglomerates that comprise the pharmaceutical industry have waded their way onto the World Wide Web, they still have a little evolving to do. They need to respond to research that shows more than half of consumers looking…
Rank this Week: 1160

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 16

    Commercial Truck Accidents and Legal Liability: Who’s Responsible When Trucks Cause Injuries?

    Commercial Truck Accidents and Legal Liability: Who’s Responsible When Trucks Cause Injuries?
    Responsibility. It is one of the most important values we can pass on to our children. As children grow into young adults, it becomes increasingly clear that responsibility is at once a simple concept and a quite complex one. If you…
  • Dec 15

    Blood Test Company Accused of Paying Kickbacks to Referring Doctor

    Blood Test Company Accused of Paying Kickbacks to Referring Doctor
    Kickbacks to physicians are one of the most concerning forms of Medicare fraud. Why? Kickbacks to doctors create mixed incentives. Instead of being guided by concerns for their patient’s welfare, the doctors may be tempted to make…
  • Dec 11

    After the Storm: The Threat of Mold After Residential Flooding

    After the Storm: The Threat of Mold After Residential Flooding
    As we write this post from our San Francisco tenants’ law firm, residents throughout the Bay Area are preparing for the arrival of a soaking and likely dangerous storm. By Wednesday afternoonn, Weather Channel reporters were…
Rank this Week: 1264

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Dec 16

    Mosley v. Lloyd - Comparative Fault No Bar to Compensation

    Mosley v. Lloyd - Comparative Fault No Bar to Compensation
    In Florida, it is possible to be largely to blame for one's own injuries, and still collect damages from another party. At first blush, this might seem unfair. But it's worth pointing out one person's negligent actions do not negate those of…
  • Dec 15

    Holiday In-Store Injuries a South Florida Risk

    Holiday In-Store Injuries a South Florida Risk
    As the holiday shopping season nears a close, many people are hurriedly rushing from store to store in search of those last few necessities. It should be noted, however, that there is a heightened risk of injuries throughout the year-end…
  • Dec 6

    Wilshire Insurance v. Poinciana Grocer - Premises Liability for Third-Party Assault

    Wilshire Insurance v. Poinciana Grocer - Premises Liability for Third-Party Assault
    Property owners are required to keep the site reasonably free of foreseeable harm to guests and patrons under Florida law. Generally speaking, property owners aren't required to insure against harm caused by third parties except in certain…
Rank this Week: 1039

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Dec 16

    Bankruptcy? Improve the Finances of Your Florida Busine

    Bankruptcy? Improve the Finances of Your Florida Busine
    Part of running a successful business is to know how your business is performing on a financial level and to know the key actions to take in order to constantly improve the finances of your Florida business. If the following action are being…
  • Dec 11

    Low Down-Payment Mortgages for First-Time Homebuyers in Florida

    Low Down-Payment Mortgages for First-Time Homebuyers in Florida
    Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac have released news that they will begin to accept mortgages for first-time homebuyers in Florida and throughout the U.S. with down-payments of as little as 3%. The mortgage giants have stated that there will be…
  • Dec 9

    Franchise Agreement with Wahlburger

    Franchise Agreement with Wahlburger
    The Whalberg family is well-known by most people. Mark Whalberg is the old Calvin Klein model and star of many movies, including the recent Transformers movie, his brother Donny Wahlberg was a member of New Kids on the Block and currently…
Rank this Week: 1017