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Arnstein & Lehr LLP Legal News

Arnstein & Lehr LLP Legal News

Features news, publications, events and cases.

http://legalnews.arnstein.com
  • Jan 8

    Joel Hurwitz quoted in Law360 regarding real estate legislative and regulatory issue

    Joel Hurwitz quoted in Law360 regarding real estate legislative and regulatory issue
    Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Joel Hurwitz was quoted in a January 1 article, “Real Estate Regulation And Legislation To Watch in 2014.” The article provides an overview of the biggest legislative and regulatory issues real…
  • Jan 8

    Robert E. McKenzie writes on common tax mistakes and Swiss tax evasion issue

    Robert E. McKenzie writes on common tax mistakes and Swiss tax evasion issue
    Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Robert E. McKenzie was quoted in two recent articles, one dealing with common tax mistakes and the other with tax evasion issues in Switzerland. The first article, “Avoid These 10 Common Tax…
  • Jan 8

    David Sugar testifies on proposed amendments to Chicago Condominium Ordinance

    David Sugar testifies on proposed amendments to Chicago Condominium Ordinance
    Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner David Sugar testified on January 8, 2013 before the City of Chicago Committee on Housing and Real Estate in support of proposed amendments to the Chicago Condominium Ordinance introduced by Alderman Thomas…
Rank this Week: 37

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Apr 18

    Debt Collection Lawsuit Defense Client Grateful for Lawsuit Victory

    Debt Collection Lawsuit Defense Client Grateful for Lawsuit Victory
    Client: Linda Type of Case: Debt Collection Lawsuit Defense Client Review: I met with Taras and Tina about two weeks ago to discuss a lawsuit that was brought against me by Cavalry SPV I, LLC.  Taras and Tina are very down to earth…
  • Apr 18

    Client Review for Car Dealer Contract Dispute

    Client Review for Car Dealer Contract Dispute
    Client: Chantae Type of Case: Auto Fraud / Car Dealer Contract Dispute / Debt Collection Client Review: OMG!!!!  I truly thank God for sending Mr. Taras and Mrs. Tina my way! ! Outside of the dynamic duo winning. My case, they…
  • Apr 17

    Auto Fraud Client Recommends Taras Rudnitsky and Rudnitsky Law Firm

    Auto Fraud Client Recommends Taras Rudnitsky and Rudnitsky Law Firm
    Client: Carnetta Type of Case:  Auto Fraud / Breach of Warranty Client Review: I contacted a couple of attorneys knowledgeable on auto fraud cases. Needless to say they ask for all paper work but never responded back to me. When I…
Rank this Week: 71

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: 83

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/
  • Apr 18

    Concordia Part 2? South Korea Ferry Captain Faces Scrutiny After Abandoning Sinking Ship

    Concordia Part 2? South Korea Ferry Captain Faces Scrutiny After Abandoning Sinking Ship
    Tragedy stuck on Wednesday morning, when a passenger ferry transporting nearly 500 people capsized in frigid waters off the coast of the South Korean peninsula. Our maritime lawyers brought you the story yesterday, but have since learned of…
  • Apr 17

    Hundreds Missing Following Tragic Cruise Ship Accident in South Korea

    Hundreds Missing Following Tragic Cruise Ship Accident in South Korea
    Another day, another accident involving a cruise line. But this time, we can’t even peg the tragedy on negligence – or anything for that matter. There’s barely any information regarding what caused this latest tragedy, but…
  • Apr 16

    Cruise Ship Industry Vows to Take Down David Beckham’s New Port Stadium

    Cruise Ship Industry Vows to Take Down David Beckham’s New Port Stadium
    It seems not everyone is excited for the new soccer stadium in Miami that David Beckham is sponsoring. But as it happens, the biggest opposition is coming from the cruise industry. Led by Royal Caribbean, an alliance of cruise lines have come…
Rank this Week: 109

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/
  • Apr 23

    U.S. Girl Strangled, Sexually Assaulted in the Bahama

    U.S. Girl Strangled, Sexually Assaulted in the Bahama
    The day after we listed the Bahamas as the number one most dangerous cruise destination in the world, a newspaper reports that a "17 year old American girl was left traumatised after she was strangled to near unconsciousness and forced to…
  • Apr 22

    Korean Ferry Disaster Sucks Cruise Industry Back Into Controversy

    Korean Ferry Disaster Sucks Cruise Industry Back Into Controversy
    For the past week I have watched specials on television and read articles about the Korean ferry disaster when the Sewol capsized with several hundreds school children aboard. I have been asked to provide interviews on CNN and radio talk…
  • Apr 20

    Top 10 Most Dangerous Cruise Destinations in the World

    Top 10 Most Dangerous Cruise Destinations in the World
    The last thing that a family going on vacation wants to think of is being victims of crime. Cruise lines spend literally hundreds of millions of dollars a year creating idyllic illusions of tropical vacations on beautiful Caribbean beaches.…
Rank this Week: 123

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/
  • Apr 22

    Illinois Forms Securities Fraud Section

    Illinois Forms Securities Fraud Section
    According to a recent report in Crain’s, the US Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois recently created a new section to prosecute securities and commodities fraud. The new fraud section was formed as part of the criminal…
  • Apr 22

    NJ Broker Pleads Guilty to Fraud

    NJ Broker Pleads Guilty to Fraud
    According to FA-mag.com a former New Jersey borker, Randy Schneider recently plead quilty to theft by unlawful taking. Schneider allegedly stole nearly one million dollars from two elderly clients. According to the report, Schneider worked…
  • Apr 17

    DBSI Executives Found Guilty

    DBSI Executives Found Guilty
    According to reports, CEO and president of DBSI, Douglas L. Swenson, was convicted of thirty-four counts of wire fraud and forty-four counts of securities fraud. Three other top DBSI executives were also convicted on multiple fraud charges.…
Rank this Week: 142

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/
  • Apr 23

    3d DCA Watch -- Frye vs. Daubert Day!

    3d DCA Watch -- Frye vs. Daubert Day!
    Do you spend hours debating the relative merits of Frye vs. Daubert?Or are you just interested in a big fat Venetian Salami? Either way you are a policy wonk and will therefore love Judge Shepherd's analysis of the differences in today's…
  • Apr 22

    Gay Marriage Paradise

    Gay Marriage Paradise
    I haven't written on the subject lately and that isn't because there is nothing going on, rather just the opposite. When the walls fall down it seems they come crashing all at once. For example:There is this wonderful step…
  • Apr 22

    It's About Time for a Good 11th Circuit Forum Non Opinion!

    It's About Time for a Good 11th Circuit Forum Non Opinion!
    This one involves Judge Zloch, the beautiful country of Belize, the newly important significance of a forum-selection clause in conducting a forum non analysis, and sadly -- so sadly -- does not in any way involve Venetian Salami even…
Rank this Week: 147

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Understanding How Doctors Can Cause a Wrongful Death in Florida

    Understanding How Doctors Can Cause a Wrongful Death in Florida
    People go to their doctors when they are sick—trusting their doctors will prescribe them the correct medications to help them get better or relieve their symptoms. While most doctors in this nation are very careful when it comes to…
  • Apr 20

    Find a Quality Disability Attorney in Plantation

    Find a Quality Disability Attorney in Plantation
    Picking the right disability attorney in Plantation is not as simple as opening your phone book and selecting the first name that you see. When you choose an attorney to represent you in your disability claim, you want to make sure you…
  • Apr 18

    Electronic Logbooks Could Reduce Florida Truck Crashes and Improve Roadway Safety

    Electronic Logbooks Could Reduce Florida Truck Crashes and Improve Roadway Safety
    When a truck driver sits behind the wheel of his big rig for too many hours, he may suffer from drowsy driving. Because driving while fatigued is a real problem facing truck drivers on our nation’s roadways, there are hours-of-service…
Rank this Week: 182

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    BE NOT DECEIVED

    BE NOT DECEIVED
    "Be not deceived."  That was the  concluding coda to Justice Scalia's first paragraph in his blistering dissent  in Navarette v. California to Justice Thomas's statist opinion upholding a traffic stop in California based…
  • Apr 21

    PLEA NEGOTIATIONS ARE NOT CONFIDENTIAL

    PLEA NEGOTIATIONS ARE NOT CONFIDENTIAL
    JANE DOE v. USA ex Rel ROY BLACK, MARTIN WEINBERG, JEFFREY EPSTEIN. The Perlam doctrine;  Fed Rule of Evidence 410; A criminal investigation for sex crimes, a civil lawsuit by the victim; Ipse Dixit, this case has it all!Look! Up in…
  • Apr 20

    HURRICANE CARTER HAS DIED

    HURRICANE CARTER HAS DIED
    Rubin Hurricane Carter, a boxer from Patterson, New Jersey who almost became the middle weight champion of the world, has died in Toronto at age 76. Carter spent 20 years in prison, framed for a triple murder in bar. He was twice tried an…
Rank this Week: 181

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: 190

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 185

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/
  • Apr 23

    RIP Myles Malman

    RIP Myles Malman
    He was a good guy, who most recently tried the B-Girls case in Miami before Judge Scola. I didn't realize he played baseball at Fairleigh Dickinson University.  From their webpage:Malman graduated from FDU in 1967 and played…
  • Apr 22

    Justice Scalia issues dissent for a DUI criminal defendant

    Justice Scalia issues dissent for a DUI criminal defendant
    Yes, Rumpole... Justice Scalia is on the right side again. The case is Navarette v. California.Here's the syllabus of Justice Thomas' opinion:A California Highway Patrol officer stopped the pickup truck occupied by petitioners because it…
  • Apr 21

    Supreme Court rejects Gov. Scott's cert petition

    Supreme Court rejects Gov. Scott's cert petition
    This was in the drug testing case that Judge Ungaro had. From Curt Anderson:The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal by Florida Gov. Rick Scott on his 2011 executive order that would have required random drug tests for as many…
Rank this Week: 254

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://www.cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    3 Things to Expect from Your Cruise Ship Personal Injury Lawyer on Your First Call

    3 Things to Expect from Your Cruise Ship Personal Injury Lawyer on Your First Call
    If you were hurt or injured in a cruise ship accident, one of the actions you’ll probably take first is to contact a personal injury lawyer who is experienced in representing passengers against the cruise lines.  (**note: many of…
  • Apr 22

    Will My Cruise Ship Injury Case Go to Trial?

    Will My Cruise Ship Injury Case Go to Trial?
    We receive dozens of calls and emails from injured cruise ship passengers every week. Some of those injuries are relatively minor and some unfortunately are life-altering. One of the common questions our clients sometimes ask is, “will…
  • Apr 15

    Cruise Ship Injury Claims – What Do Lawyers Do for Hurt Passengers?

    Cruise Ship Injury Claims – What Do Lawyers Do for Hurt Passengers?
    If you were hurt or injured on cruise ship, you’re going to have a lot of questions. At some point, you’ll probably want to talk to a personal injury lawyer or firm that can shed some light on your specific potential case. What…
Rank this Week: 270

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: 355

ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

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

http://abcfamilyblog.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 19

    Tampa Same Sex Divorce and Collaborative Practice

    Tampa Same Sex Divorce and Collaborative Practice
    I have recently been involved in a Tampa family law matter that has made a couple of headlines lately. I represent a client who married her wife in Massachusetts, they moved to Florida, and ultimately they decided that their same ……
  • Apr 15

    Collaborative Process and Religious Values in Tampa Bay

    Collaborative Process and Religious Values in Tampa Bay
    A friend of mine, leading Tampa Bay collaborative attorney, and fellow member of Next Generation Divorce George Melendez recently wrote a blog post after he and I had a discussion on how collaborative family law practice can help members…
  • Apr 12

    Bay News 9 Video: Collaborative Divorce in Tampa Bay

    Bay News 9 Video: Collaborative Divorce in Tampa Bay
    I strongly believe that the traditional adversarial courtroom divorce is destructive to families, and so I am a strong proponent of the private, respectful collaborative divorce process.  I am also president of a local collaborative…
Rank this Week: 341

Health Care Fraud Blog

Health Care Fraud Blog

Covers durable medical equipment fraud, HIPAA violations, insurance fraud, medicaid fraud, and medicare fraud. By Robert David Malove.

http://www.healthcarefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 8

    Physician With Revoked Medical License Pleads Guilty for Role in Medicare Fraud Scheme

    Physician With Revoked Medical License Pleads Guilty for Role in Medicare Fraud Scheme
    DETROIT, MI (March 5, 2014) - Jose Mercado-Francis, 60, a former Detroit-area physician pleaded guilty today in the U.S. District for the Eastern District of Michigan to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud in violation of 1371…
  • Feb 14

    Houston Psychiastrist Indicted for Medicare Fraud

    Houston Psychiastrist Indicted for Medicare Fraud
    On December 16, 2014, a Houston psychiatrist was arrested on charges related to her alleged participation in a $158 million Medicare fraud scheme involving false claims for mental health treatment. Sharon Iglehart, 56, of Houston, was…
  • Dec 19

    How to Avoid the 230-year Sentence for Health Care Fraud

    How to Avoid the 230-year Sentence for Health Care Fraud
    LOUISVILLE, KY. - How does a doctor get convicted of money laundering, health care fraud and doling out prescription drugs like jelly beans and then sentenced to 230 years in prison with a fine of $10.2 million? By not having a health care…
Rank this Week: 402

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: 407

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider
    Our Palm Beach insurance claim attorneys noticed a recent interesting insurance law case. The suit, Hull & Co. v. Superior Court, involves "stranger liability," in other words whether a victim can sue the insurance broker who provided…
  • Apr 8

    When your insurer lets you down

    When your insurer lets you down
    If you are like most homeowners, you have paid your insurance premium monthly for as long as you've had your home. Then comes the day when you need to file a claim and your insurance company does everything in their power to avoid paying that…
  • Jan 28

    New Florida Bad Faith Insurance Decision

    New Florida Bad Faith Insurance Decision
    Residents in Palm Beach, Miami, and throughout southern Florida count on their insurance providers to be there when they need them. The entire purpose of paying premiums into an insurance policy is to provide peace of mind, knowing that…
Rank this Week: 470

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Apr 23

    National Flood Proof of Loss Deadline on Monday - Are You Sure the Proof is Right?

    National Flood Proof of Loss Deadline on Monday - Are You Sure the Proof is Right?
    We are busy submitting corrected proofs of loss for policyholders as the Monday deadline nears. We are finding so many wrongly filed proofs of loss from public adjusters, that I am writing this post as a warning to them and…
  • Apr 21

    Oklahoma Appraisal Endorsement May Be Non-Binding on Insurer

    Oklahoma Appraisal Endorsement May Be Non-Binding on Insurer
    In my last post, I wrote about my trip to Oklahoma and the opportunity to help victims of devastating hail storms and catastrophic tornadoes. One of the major reasons litigation is the most viable option in these claims is because many of the…
  • Apr 20

    Proving and Winning a First-Party Bad Faith Case, Part 6 - The Nuts and Bolts of Discovery

    Proving and Winning a First-Party Bad Faith Case, Part 6 - The Nuts and Bolts of Discovery
    In part 5 my series on Proving and Winning a First Party Bad Faith Case, I posted the interrogatories I recently served on the insurer’s attorney on a case I am handling in federal court in the Western District of Missouri. The…
Rank this Week: 421

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers corporate fraud, defective designs, accidents and product liability. By Searcy Law Firm.

http://www.searcylaw.com/blog
  • Apr 18

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate
    In any document search allowing defendants’ custodians to conduct their own searches is much like allowing the fox to guard the henhouse. Even focused and disciplined custodial collections can be fraught with problems. Example Email…
  • Apr 15

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act
    Why is GM in so much trouble? This is not the first time that corporate America has placed consumers in the middle of cross-hairs of certain injury or death. And, it is not the first time for GM either. We have plenty of lessons. Sadly the…
  • Apr 14

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention
    (This article was originally published in the March 2014 Issue of the Journal, published by the Florida Justice Association. The article is reprinted here by permission of the author) According to the Centers for Disease Control and…
Rank this Week: 432

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/
Rank this Week: 419

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/
  • Apr 18

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate
    In any document search allowing defendants’ custodians to conduct their own searches is much like allowing the fox to guard the henhouse. Even focused and disciplined custodial collections can be fraught with problems. Example Email…
  • Apr 15

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act
    Why is GM in so much trouble? This is not the first time that corporate America has placed consumers in the middle of cross-hairs of certain injury or death. And, it is not the first time for GM either. We have plenty of lessons. Sadly the…
  • Apr 14

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention
    (This article was originally published in the March 2014 Issue of the Journal, published by the Florida Justice Association. The article is reprinted here by permission of the author) According to the Centers for Disease Control and…
Rank this Week: 497

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

Covers Class III weapons topics for all of the 50 states. By David M. Goldman.

http://www.guntrustlawyer.com/
  • Apr 17

    ATF eForms back online within the week

    ATF eForms back online within the week
    Today Marvin G. Richardson, Deputy Assistant Director of the ATF Enforcement Programs and Services sent a letter stating that ATF eForms is expected online this week.The ATF has reduced the backlog of applications from 80,000 to 73,000.Adding…
  • Apr 17

    Status Update on 41P

    Status Update on 41P
    The Americans Opposed to ATF 41P reported today that the American Silencer Association has talks with the ATF during the Shot Show where the ATF stated that they never anticipated the number of comments to 41P that they received and...
  • Apr 9

    Ohio Bill to allow Hunting with Suppressor

    Ohio Bill to allow Hunting with Suppressor
    The Ohio House passed a bill to allow hunting for some game species. The legislation that would permit the use of suppressors while hunting white-tailed deer, rabbits, squirrels and other game. The suppressors would need to be legal and…
Rank this Week: 504

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: 541

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: 495

Miami Injury Lawyer Blawg

Miami Injury Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Mar 19

    State Farm Insurance Company Refuses To Pay Claim

    State Farm Insurance Company Refuses To Pay Claim
    Maybe State Farm Insurance company should stop spending so much money on those commercials, and start paying claims. In the last year State Farm has made some of the most ridiculous offers I have ever scene. They are violating the…
  • Mar 19

    Is There A Cap on Pain and Suffering Damages For Medical Malpractice In Florida?

    Is There A Cap on Pain and Suffering Damages For Medical Malpractice In Florida?
    Thankfully the answer is NO. The Florida Supreme Court declared that non-economic damage caps(Pain and Suffering) in medical malpractice cases violate the equal protection clause of the Florida Constitution. Since 2003 pain and suffering…
  • Mar 3

    If I settled My Lawsuit Can I Tell My Friends?

    If I settled My Lawsuit Can I Tell My Friends?
    Lawsuits are filed and Lawsuits are settled on a daily basis. However, sometimes the Defendant will require that the Plaintiff sign a confidentiality agreement. If the Plaintiff violates the agreement and discloses the terms of the…
Rank this Week: 544

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 17

    Undue Influence Florida

    Undue Influence Florida
    We often get questions about contesting a will because of Undue influence in Florida. Undue influence is a cause of action that is used to challenge the validity of a will, trust, or other testamentary document. You can not challenge a will…
  • Dec 26

    How can I find a copy of my parent's will or life insurance?

    How can I find a copy of my parent's will or life insurance?
    We get many calls from children who want to know where they can get a copy of their parent's will or find out if they had life insurance. First, if your parent is alive, you have no right to demand or see a copy of your parent's will. While…
  • Oct 24

    Improper gift to a lawyer in a will or other estate instrument void

    Improper gift to a lawyer in a will or other estate instrument void
    New Florida Statutes §732.806, which is effective October 1, 2013, makes an improper gift to a lawyer in a will or other estate instrument void. The new statutory provision is here:…
Rank this Week: 525

Florida Intellectual Property Law…

Florida Intellectual Property Law Blog

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

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

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

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

    Patent Writing Secrets: What's the Hook?

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

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

    Reader Question: Should I take my idea to an investor before getting a patent?
    L.C. asks: Quick question. Would there be any issues going to angel investors, or venture capitalists before starting the entire patent process? Would that spark any legal trouble down the line? My answer. It's not that it would spark legal…
Rank this Week: 518

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: 490

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

Focuses on including international arbitration, real estate investment and land development, financing, foreign investment and tax, Miami’s new zoning code (Miami 21), public-private partnerships, hospitality, and construction in Miami, Florida. By Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Port Miami and Port Canaveral Undergoing Major Expansion

    Port Miami and Port Canaveral Undergoing Major Expansion
    Port Miami and Port Canaveral, two of the busiest ports in Florida, are preparing to get busier as both equip to undergo major expansion projects.  The current endeavor that plans to widen and deepen the Panama Canal is slated to be…
  • Apr 18

    Miami Proactively Seeking Medical Tourism

    Miami Proactively Seeking Medical Tourism
    Though the multi-billion dollar medical tourism industry is dominated by Asia, it is on the rise in the United States, with many wealthy international patients eyeing the U.S.’s innovative treatments in areas such as orthopedic and…
  • Apr 16

    Miami Light Rail System May Become a Signature P3

    Miami Light Rail System May Become a Signature P3
    Plans of New Passenger Rail Link from Miami-to-Miami Beach On several occasions we have written about transportation public-private partnerships in the Miami area. These have included posts on red-light cameras, passenger rail,…
Rank this Week: 678

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
  • Apr 13

    SARL pour les Couples Mariés : Droit Préventif

    SARL pour les Couples Mariés : Droit Préventif
    Florida Business Journal a récemment publié un article sur les SARL pour les couples mariés intitulé « Comment divorcer – Protègez votre entreprise . «  Ici, à Boyer Law Firm,…
  • Apr 6

    Contrats de Floride : Types et Définition

    Contrats de Floride : Types et Définition
    Un contrat est un agrément entre deux ou plusieurs parties, qu’elles soient des individuels, des entités d’affaires ou des entités à but non lucratif. En raison de cette large définition, il y a…
  • Mar 30

    Pétition Familiale pour la Demande de Citoyenneté

    Pétition Familiale pour la Demande de Citoyenneté
    Un des chemins d’accès à la citoyenneté américaine peut être sous la forme d’une pétition familiale. Les citoyens américains et les Résidents Permanents Légaux (LPR)…
Rank this Week: 594

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Covers Florida criminal laws concerning drug offenses. By W. F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Apr 11

    Law Office of W.F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

    Law Office of W.F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.
    Criminal Defense Attorney reviews."Casey's strong arguments during the hearing made all the difference ..."Written by: Google+W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary, Jr.4.9 / 5 starsLaw Office of W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary, Jr.Casey is a Criminal lawyer and DUI…
  • Apr 9

    Pinellas Drug Court Avoid Prison

    Pinellas Drug Court Avoid Prison
    Pinellas Drug CourtPinellas County Drug Court Defense Attorney and former prosecutor is frequently asked several questions. Drug Court is an 18 month supervision program with Department of Corrections / Drug Pre-Trial Intervention. This is…
  • Mar 10

    Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card - Chapter 893 Statute if Florida Legalizes Medical Marijuana? - Part 13

    Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card - Chapter 893 Statute if Florida Legalizes Medical Marijuana? - Part 13
    Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card?Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card?Under current Florida Drug Laws: Florida Statute 893.13.6(b) If law enforcement confronts a citizen for…
Rank this Week: 600

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: 593

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: 688

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: 571

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Spanish language blog on auto accidents and personal injuries. By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
  • Jan 14

    Pasos a Seguir Si Usted Está en un Accidente de Tráfico en la Florida

    Pasos a Seguir Si Usted Está en un Accidente de Tráfico en la Florida
    Sin lugar a dudas, un accidente de coche puede ser muy angustiante e incluso para los conductores más cuidadosos. De hecho, para la mayoría de la gente, un accidente no sólo arruina su día, nuestros abogados de…
  • Apr 7

    Florida House Passes Citizens Sinkhole Repair Program Bill

    Florida House Passes Citizens Sinkhole Repair Program Bill
    La Cámara de Representantes de la Florida aprueba un proyecto de ley para un programa de reparación de sumideros para los ciudadanos La Cámara de la Florida aprobó el HB 129, comúnmente conocido como la…
  • Apr 1

    Pasos a Seguir Si Usted Está en un Accidente de Tráfico en la Florida

    Pasos a Seguir Si Usted Está en un Accidente de Tráfico en la Florida
    Sin lugar a dudas, un accidente de coche puede ser muy angustiante e incluso para los conductores más cuidadosos. De hecho, para la mayoría de la gente, un accidente no sólo arruina su día, nuestros abogados de…
Rank this Week: 836

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/
Rank this Week: 738

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 755

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Apr 23

    Can You “Negligently” Fire Someone?

    Can You “Negligently” Fire Someone?
    The answer to that question, at least according to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, is “no.”  It seems straightforward, but getting to that “no” requires a little bit of an understanding of insurance –…
  • Apr 23

    Can You “Negligently” Fire Someone?

    Can You “Negligently” Fire Someone?
    The answer to that question, at least according to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, is “no.”  It seems straightforward, but getting to that “no” requires a little bit of an understanding of insurance –…
  • Apr 18

    The Inbox – April 18, 2014 – The Easter Bunny Edition

    The Inbox – April 18, 2014 – The Easter Bunny Edition
    A Seattle judge has denied Relator.Com operator Move Inc.’s motion to prevent Errol Samuelson from working for its rival Zillow as Chief Industry Development Officer. Move Inc. argued that Mr. Samuelson will inevitably disclose…
Rank this Week: 782

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer…

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida, personal injury law and insurance coverage issues. By The Pittman Firm, P.A.

http://www.panamacityfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Understanding Medical Identity Theft

    Understanding Medical Identity Theft
    Identity theft - it's a phrase that conjures up fear and concern, worries that are, unfortunately, justified in today's environment. Fewer people, however, are aware of the growing threat of medical identity theft. It is a problem with both…
  • Apr 21

    Rollover Crashes: Statistics & Dangerous Assumption

    Rollover Crashes: Statistics & Dangerous Assumption
    Any car accident is a frightening experience, but rollover accidents are downright terrifying. A rollover disrupts the occupants' sense of equilibrium, a feeling that is exhilarating when it occurs on a roller coaster but petrifying when it…
  • Apr 18

    When Medical Malpractice Occurs, Should Claims Always Be Made?

    When Medical Malpractice Occurs, Should Claims Always Be Made?
    Medical and hospital malpractice occurs more than we like to think. I get calls about it almost every week. Statistics prove that many thousands of people die every year due to medical carelessness. When malpractice occurs, what analysis…
Rank this Week: 776

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers health care legislation, enforcement and regulation. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

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

    OIG Audit Finds Federal Database of Terminated Medicaid Providers Needs Improvement

    OIG Audit Finds Federal Database of Terminated Medicaid Providers Needs Improvement
    By Lenis L. Archer, J.D., M.P.H., The Health Law Firm The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a process for sharing information about terminated Medicaid providers. The federal…
  • Apr 16

    Use Caution in USMLE Step Exam Preparation

    Use Caution in USMLE Step Exam Preparation
    By Catherine T. Hollis, J.D., The Health Law Firm and George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Bulletin of Information outlines several…
  • Apr 10

    Governor Requests the Agency for Health Care Administration to Inspect Florida’s VA Hospital

    Governor Requests the Agency for Health Care Administration to Inspect Florida’s VA Hospital
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law In response to recent deaths at Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals throughout Florida and the rest of the nation, on April 1, 2014, Governor ……
Rank this Week: 721

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/
  • Apr 22

    CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: To Be "Clearly Established" or Not "Clearly Established": That Is the Question

    CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: To Be "Clearly Established" or Not "Clearly Established": That Is the Question
    Our guest author of this is article is Steve Friedman, a legal research attorney with National Legal Research Group in Charlottesville, Virginia. The doctrine of qualified immunity shields governmental officials "from liability for civil…
  • Apr 21

    Physicians React to the Release of Medicare Reimbursement

    Physicians React to the Release of Medicare Reimbursement
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law For years, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) kept private its records on Medicare reimbursement payments made to physicians,…
  • Apr 15

    CONTRACTS: Forum-Selection Clause—Enforcing by 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) Motion to Transfer Venue

    CONTRACTS: Forum-Selection Clause—Enforcing by 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) Motion to Transfer Venue
    Our guest author of this is article is Charlene Hicks, a legal research attorney with National Legal Research Group in Charlottesville, Virginia. Forum-selection clauses are commonly used in contracts to specify the location in which the…
Rank this Week: 761

Stock Attorneys Blog

Stock Attorneys Blog

Covers FINRA arbitration, securities litigation, and stockbroker misconduct. By Blum Law Group.

http://www.stockattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 712

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 826

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Covers business and legal issues affecting loan repurchases, mortgage-backed securities and mortgage insurance. By Bilzin Sumberg.

http://www.mortgagecrisiswatch.com/
  • Apr 11

    Judge Denied Bank of America’s Motion to Dismiss $850M Mortgage Fraud Case

    Judge Denied Bank of America’s Motion to Dismiss $850M Mortgage Fraud Case
    Last week, Magistrate Judge David S. Cayer of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina denied Bank of America’s motion to dismiss the Security and Exchange Commission’s claims against it in SEC v. Bank of…
  • Apr 8

    Recently Unveiled “HOME Forward” Housing Act May Signal the End of Fannie and Freddie

    Recently Unveiled “HOME Forward” Housing Act May Signal the End of Fannie and Freddie
    Momentum in housing-finance reformation picked up speed last month as the House Financial Services Committee unveiled the proposed Housing Opportunities Move the Economy (HOME) Forward Act of 2014. The proposed HOME Forward Act was…
  • Apr 2

    Ninth Circuit Rules National Banks are Residents Only of Their Home State

    Ninth Circuit Rules National Banks are Residents Only of Their Home State
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (encompassing nine Western states and two Pacific islands) has held that for purposes of diversity jurisdiction a national bank is a citizen only of the state in which its main office…
Rank this Week: 808