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Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    News & Note

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

    RIP Richard Strafer

    RIP Richard Strafer
    RIP Richard Strafer.What a tragedy. Richard was a friend. A really great guy. Brilliant lawyer. He could spot a great issue and crank out a 50-page perfect brief faster than anyone I knew. Here's the DBR obit:Miami criminal appellate lawyer…
  • Jul 20

    #SeersuckerDay at the USSC meeting

    #SeersuckerDay at the USSC meeting
    #SeersuckerDay at the USSC meeting in DC. That's Judge Bill Pryor and Judge Charles Breyer.Judges Pryor and Breyer start new USSC tradition! #SeersuckerDay pic.twitter.com/GY2Xte4TzS— SentencingCommission (@TheUSSCgov) July 19, 2017
Rank this Week: 33

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 59

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

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

    Nightmare Continues for Daughters of Couple Killed During Amazon River Cruise

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

    Fire on Danube River Cruise Ship

    Fire on Danube River Cruise Ship
    A fire broke out on a Danube River cruise ship today. Around 190 passengers and crew members were evacuated, including eight people who were treated for smoke inhalation. The fire reportedly broke out in the sauna area of the A-Rosa Riva…
  • Jul 16

    Controlling the Images: How Royal Caribbean Handles PR During Cruise Ship Fire

    Controlling the Images: How Royal Caribbean Handles PR During Cruise Ship Fire
    PR News recently published an interesting article about how Royal Caribbean Cruises successfully handled its public relations image during the 2013 fire aboard the Grandeur of the Seas. Titled How Royal Caribbean Controls the Message During a…
Rank this Week: 94

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    YOU'RE GO ON THAT 1202 ALARM

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

    THE JUICE IS LOOSE!

    THE JUICE IS LOOSE!
    Orenthal James Simpson was granted parole today in his nine to thirty-three year prison sentence for the contretemps in a Las Vegas hotel wherein he participated in a poorly conceived and poorly executed plan to "rob" the individuals who had…
  • Jul 18

    JUDGE MURPHY LEAVES FOR CIVIL

    JUDGE MURPHY LEAVES FOR CIVIL
    UPDATE: Lourdes Simon was appointed to the circuit court Tuesday by Governor Scott. Congrats to Judge Simon. See you in court. There's a really worthy charity - School Uniform Drive, that we highly recommend. The FACDL is running a…
Rank this Week: 119

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Jun 23

    Mobile Ultrasound Owner Pleads Guilty in $29 Million Fraud

    Mobile Ultrasound Owner Pleads Guilty in $29 Million Fraud
    The owner of a mobile diagnostic ultrasound company pleaded guilty on June 21 to a nearly $29 million insurance fraud scheme. Michelle Kobran, 68, admitted to falsifying medical bills and giving kickbacks to doctors at her chiropractic and…
  • Jun 15

    Former Fugitive Sentenced to 37 Months for Healthcare Fraud

    Former Fugitive Sentenced to 37 Months for Healthcare Fraud
    A Cuban national was sentenced to more than three years in prison after pleading guilty to a $2.6 million healthcare fraud against Medicare, according to the Department of Justice. Ubert Guillermo Rodriguez, 47, pleaded guilty to conspiracy…
  • Jun 13

    Mississippi, Florida Residents Part of Pharmaceutical Scheme

    Mississippi, Florida Residents Part of Pharmaceutical Scheme
    The U.S. government confiscated $11 million worth of properties involved in a healthcare fraud scheme centered in Mississippi that also involved residents of Florida, Alabama and Utah, according to a report in the Clarion-Ledger of Jackson,…
Rank this Week: 131

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers boating safety and laws. By Dwayne Clark and Kristen Watson.

http://lawboat.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 154

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: 177

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/
  • Jul 10

    2d DCA: If a “reputed” spouse is entitled to inheritance rights under Israeli law, what does she get in Florida?

    2d DCA: If a “reputed” spouse is entitled to inheritance rights under Israeli law, what does she get in Florida?
    Cohen v. Shushan, et al., — So.3d —-, 2017 WL 1018422 (Fla. 2d DCA March 15, 2017) A person’s “status” as a surviving spouse triggers all sorts of valuable inheritance rights under Florida…
  • Jun 29

    Breaking news: Governor Rick Scott Vetoes Florida Electronic Wills Act

    Breaking news: Governor Rick Scott Vetoes Florida Electronic Wills Act
    I previously reported here on the “Florida Electronic Wills Act,” which was passed by the Florida Senate on a 34-0 vote. The legislation was opposed by the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar (see…
  • Jun 26

    2015-16 Probate Court Filing Statistic

    2015-16 Probate Court Filing Statistic
    If you make your living in and around our probate courts you’ll find the FY 2015-16 Probate Court Statistical Reference Guide interesting reading. The chart below provides the “cases filed” data for three of our largest…
Rank this Week: 210

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jun 27

    Taras Rudnitsky Honored by Florida Bar Small Claims Rules Committee

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

    Dismissal of Cavalry Debt Collection Lawsuit

    Dismissal of Cavalry Debt Collection Lawsuit
    Our client was a defendant in a lawsuit filed against them by the law firm of Hayt, Hayt & Landau, P.L.  Attorney Dana M. Stern was the lead attorney who represented Cavalry SPV l, LLC, as Assignee of Citibank, N. A.  We were…
  • May 3

    Car Dealer Settles Auto Fraud Claim

    Car Dealer Settles Auto Fraud Claim
    Shortly after purchasing a used car, our client experienced several significant problems with it.  Despite our client’s attempts to resolve this with the dealer, the car was repossessed, and our client did not receive a refund of…
Rank this Week: 195

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Hartman REITs Announce Merger Agreement

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

    Business Development Corporation of America (BDCA) Lowers Distribution Rate

    Business Development Corporation of America (BDCA) Lowers Distribution Rate
    Recovery of Investment Losses in Business Development Corporation of America (BDCA) Are you concerned about investment losses in Business Development Corporation of America (BDCA)? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be…
  • Jul 24

    Newbridge Securities Fined for Failure to Supervise

    Newbridge Securities Fined for Failure to Supervise
    PA Regulator Hits Newbridge Securities with $499,000 Fine over Structured Products The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities this week hit Newbridge Securities Corporation with a $499,000 fine for failing to supervise a broker in…
Rank this Week: 254

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 24

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

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

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

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

    Jaguars DE Dante Fowler Arrested in St. Petersburg

    Jaguars DE Dante Fowler Arrested in St. Petersburg
    Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler was arrested on charges of simple battery and criminal mischief Tuesday night. Police say Fowler was driving in the Trellis at the Lakes apartment complex Tuesday night when a man walking nearby…
Rank this Week: 269

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 229

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/
  • Jul 21

    From Prince to a President

    From Prince to a President
    Dear Mr. President, girl you need pussy control. Seriously and WTF? This presidency is like The Hindenburg meets The Titanic to go on The Poseidon Adventure to The Towering Inferno. Only this time, Shelly Winters is not there to save the day.…
  • Jul 14

    Bitch, Please

    Bitch, Please
     You can tell a lot about a person by the company they keep. In the case of our 'president' he sure does surround himself with a lot of gems.Marc Kasowitz, President Trump’s personal attorney on the Russia case, threatened a…
  • Jul 5

    3d DCA Plus Balding Aging Broken Down Male Lawyer Watch!

    3d DCA Plus Balding Aging Broken Down Male Lawyer Watch!
    This is important!A random two second Google-ectomy has revealed that it remains a debatable issue in the Age of Donald Trump whether men should still open doors for women.Here's proof I know a lot about this subject.(I promise to share the…
Rank this Week: 244

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: 227

My Law License

My Law License

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

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Raquel Ruano, Massachusetts Best (Worst Marketing) Attorney

    Raquel Ruano, Massachusetts Best (Worst Marketing) Attorney
    This crap is still going on. Lawyers hiring marketers, not paying attention to the unethical and cheesy ways they try to game Google for their lawyer-clients, and I'm done reaching out to these idiot lawyers to ask them to ask their marketers…
  • Apr 11

    United Airlines Conduct Was "Totally Legal"

    United Airlines Conduct Was "Totally Legal"
    When you saw the video of that guy being dragged off the United Airlines flight, I trust your first thought was "man, that's terrible."My first thought was "man, someone is going to defend that."And so it developed, like every other video on…
  • Jan 17

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

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison
    In my estimation, there are five things that are icing on the cake for any lawyer who practices criminal defense. 1. An acquittal in a death penalty case; 2. A reversal of a death sentence on appeal; 3. An invitation to argue before the…
Rank this Week: 242

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.

https://www.lipcon.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Boy Performs Daredevil Stunt In Cruise Pool, Heightening the Need for Lifeguard

    Boy Performs Daredevil Stunt In Cruise Pool, Heightening the Need for Lifeguard
    The conversation surrounding the need for cruise pool lifeguards has gone on for years. This year, many major cruise lines pledged to add lifeguards to their ships to increase passenger safety. Carnival is yet to do so. However, they may be…
  • Jul 21

    Man Sentenced to Prison for Using Cruise Employees to Help Smuggle Cocaine

    Man Sentenced to Prison for Using Cruise Employees to Help Smuggle Cocaine
    Drug smuggling aboard cruise ships happens more often than anyone would like. Just this week, the leader of a drug trafficking operation was sentenced to federal prison. He used cruise employees to bring cocaine from Honduras into the…
  • Jul 19

    Carnival Cruises Change Itinerary in the Caribbean Due to Tropical Storm Don

    Carnival Cruises Change Itinerary in the Caribbean Due to Tropical Storm Don
    When you set out on a cruise, the last thing you want is to discover that your itinerary has been changed. Unfortunately, when dangerous weather conditions arise, the best option for a cruise line is to make last minute changes in order to…
Rank this Week: 311

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Hollander Law Firm.

http://www.south-florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 7

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury
    If you work in construction, landscaping or health care, you know there are many hazards that come with the job. Those who are injured at work in Florida may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits, which are the…
  • Jan 7

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury
    If you work in construction, landscaping or health care, you know there are many hazards that come with the job. Those who are injured at work in Florida may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits, which are the…
  • Jan 4

    Bicycle, Pedestrian Deaths Up Sharply

    Bicycle, Pedestrian Deaths Up Sharply
    An 11-year-old South Florida boy was struck and killed while riding on his bicycle about a mile from his North Fort Myers home recently. The driver of the pickup truck that hit the boy reportedly did not see him, as the stretch of road is not…
Rank this Week: 280

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Jul 24

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

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

    Super Lawyer Rene Sigman Joins Merlin Law Group in Texa

    Super Lawyer Rene Sigman Joins Merlin Law Group in Texa
    Rene Sigman first came to my attention in 2008 at a Hurricane Ike hearing in Galveston. I told Javier Delgado that “this lawyer has her act together.” I then watched as she headed-up Mostyn Law Firm’s litigation department,…
  • Jul 22

    Appraisers Agreeing Not To Include Issues of Loss May Render Policyholders with No Later Recovery

    Appraisers Agreeing Not To Include Issues of Loss May Render Policyholders with No Later Recovery
    Appraisals can result in losing propositions for policyholders. I often teach that policyholders need to make certain that they do their best during appraisal and not expect a bad award to get overturned. Policyholders need very hardworking,…
Rank this Week: 453

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

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

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

    I Inherited an IRA Account. Now What?

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

    SEC Whistleblower Program is Gaining Momentum and Paying Big Bountie

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

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

    What are the pros and cons of taking a 401K loan?
    Many employers provide 401k plans for their employees.  A 401k plan is a retirement savings plan where employees can save a portion of their pre-tax earnings. Taxes aren’t paid on the money until it is withdrawn from the account.…
Rank this Week: 432

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: 383

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

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

    6 Signs of a Good Personal Injury Advocate

    6 Signs of a Good Personal Injury Advocate
    Personal Injury Lawyers Serving the Ft. Lauderdale, Sunrise and West Palm Beach Areas of Florida Currently, there are over 74,000 attorneys actively practicing in the state of Florida. Each attorney varies in commitment, skill, and…
  • Jul 17

    The Laws Regarding Wrongful Death Claim

    The Laws Regarding Wrongful Death Claim
    Compassionate Attorney Fighting for Families of Victims of Wrongful Death in West Palm Beach, Sunrise, and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Areas A wrongful death claim is a civil action brought against a defendant when they cause the death of…
  • Jul 10

    What are the Long-Term Consequences of Crush Injuries?

    What are the Long-Term Consequences of Crush Injuries?
    Personal Injury Lawyers Fighting for Compensation for Victims of Crush Injuries in Ft. Lauderdale, Sunrise and West Palm Beach, Florida Crush injuries come from activities or agents that crush the human body. These are typically associated…
Rank this Week: 576

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jul 21

    What is the Difference Between Mediation and Trial

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

    Teenage Driver

    Teenage Driver
    I am very passionate about trying to help teenage driver stay safe during the early years of learning how to drive a car. I’ve been a sponsor of the door he saves lives foundation for five years now and going to high schools and scaring…
  • Jul 14

    What happens if I get hit by a car in a crosswalk?

    What happens if I get hit by a car in a crosswalk?
    I have lived my entire life here in beautiful Palm Beach County.  As such, I can appreciate the beauty of taking a walk or bike ride to enjoy our beautiful weather. Sadly, as a personal injury attorney practicing here in Palm Beach…
Rank this Week: 531

Florida Probate Blog -…

Florida Probate Blog - WeProbateFlorida.com

Covers Florida probate administration. By Long H. Duong.

http://weprobateflorida.com
  • Jul 20

    Florida Probate Questions for the Month of July 2017

    Florida Probate Questions for the Month of July 2017
    Quick links: My husband of 3 years has passed he bought a trailer home before we ever met there is no will who gets the trailer? How long can I wait before filing probate? [ps2id id=’trailer-home-probate’ target=”/]…
  • Aug 5

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate Property

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate Property
    Download a PDF optimized copy of this article here. Off the top of my head, real estate assets make up about 75% of the estates we handle. With over 600 probate cases under our belt, that’s roughly 450 real estate transfers throughout…
  • Aug 5

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate property

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate property
    Off the top of my head, real estate assets make up about 75% of the estates we handle. With over 600 probate cases under our belt, that’s roughly 450 real estate transfers throughout the State of Florida. Many of these properties are…
Rank this Week: 459

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

https://news.braislaw.com
  • Jul 19

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim
    Our Florida Jet Ski accident attorneys handle many different types of personal watercraft injury cases. These cases range from negligently conducted Jet Ski tours to improper personal watercraft design. In this case, we represent a person who…
  • Jun 5

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable
    Our Florida personal watercraft injury lawyers were recently successful in convincing a court that a release was legally insufficient and, therefore, unenforceable. Facts of the Case Our client and her boyfriend were staying at the…
  • Apr 25

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard
    Earlier this year, Royal Caribbean announced its implementation of a new water safety program fleet wide starting with Oasis of the Seas.  The program includes stationing of lifeguards trained by StarGuard Elite at every pool including…
Rank this Week: 492

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: 561

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Patent infringement lawsuit brought over Cal Ripken Jr.’s baseball camp

    Patent infringement lawsuit brought over Cal Ripken Jr.’s baseball camp
    Recently, the companies responsible for organizing retired baseball legend Cal Ripken, Jr.’s baseball camps (“Ripken Companies”) were sued for patent infringement.[1] The Plaintiff in this case is Zito, LLC, a company owned…
  • May 30

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms that a Copyright Registration is a Prerequisite to an Infringement Suit

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms that a Copyright Registration is a Prerequisite to an Infringement Suit
    Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (“Eleventh Circuit”) affirmed that in order to bring a copyright infringement lawsuit the Plaintiff must have first obtained a copyright registration.[1] As…
  • May 18

    Patent Infringement Lawsuit Transferred away from Eastern District of Texa

    Patent Infringement Lawsuit Transferred away from Eastern District of Texa
    Recently, a patent infringement lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of Texas was transferred to the Northern District of Texas.[1] While this news may seem hardly ground-breaking, this may signal that courts are becoming more willing to…
Rank this Week: 547

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Attorney Fees, Divorce

    Attorney Fees, Divorce
    As a Jacksonville divorce attorney, I understand that attorney fees in divorce cases is an issue that comes up in every case. Whether each person will pay his or her own attorney fees, or whether the other side will be forced to contribute…
  • Apr 13

    Child Support Contempt

    Child Support Contempt
    Child Support Contempt is a common issue with Jacksonville Family law and divorce cases. When it comes to child support, often child support contempt motions are part of the norm.  As a Jacksonville child support attorney and family…
  • Feb 23

    Child Support, Gross Income Matter

    Child Support, Gross Income Matter
    Money and finances in divorce and related cases are rarely, if ever, at the very top of a judge’s list of important issues, but child support calculations are important.   For the most part, calculating child support is a…
Rank this Week: 537

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/
  • Jan 27

    Illegal Search,Evidence Suppressed?

    Illegal Search,Evidence Suppressed?
    What many people fail to realize is that all citizens of the United States have a Fourth Amendment right against illegal searches created by the U.S. Constitution, and any evidence that comes from an illegal search may be suppressed at trial.…
  • Nov 2

    Explosive Pumpkin, Child Neglect

    Explosive Pumpkin, Child Neglect
    A grandmother in Saint Augustine, Florida worked with her granddaughter to create green flames in their jack-o-lantern for Halloween, according to Jacksonville.com. The pumpkin ended up being an explosive, rather than the awesome Halloween…
  • Aug 10

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure
    “License and registration, please.”  If you have ever been pulled over by police, you have probably heard this phrase.  In recent years, Americans have grown more and more suspicious of police officers. With all that we…
Rank this Week: 583

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: 493

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 738

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

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

    Special Considerations Same-Sex Couples Face in Divorce

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

    Divorcing without Conflict

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

    The Impact of Drug Use on Divorce

    The Impact of Drug Use on Divorce
    The number of issues that can potentially end a marriage are wide and vast, but one issue is particularly known to wreak havoc on all relationships – drug and alcohol abuse. Individuals caught in the cycle of addiction can pose a safety…
Rank this Week: 837

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Jul 24

    Texas Man Killed In Choctawhatchee Boating Accident

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

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

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

    Royal Caribbean Cruise Passenger Injury Case Passes Summary Judgment

    Royal Caribbean Cruise Passenger Injury Case Passes Summary Judgment
    A Miami Federal Judge has ruled that a Royal Caribbean cruise passenger injury case can proceed to a jury.  This case involves a fall in the Oasis of the Seas multipurpose auditorium.   The passenger was participating in a…
Rank this Week: 767

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

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

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Jul 24

    Big Box Store Scores a Big Win

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

    Fight for Your Right

    Fight for Your Right
    According to The American Heritage Dictionary, Second College Edition, the word “fight” has several meanings, including [t]o stand up against something or assert oneself.” Recently, as a nation, we celebrated the 241st…
  • Jul 6

    Negligent Security Claims: Reducing Liability for Association

    Negligent Security Claims: Reducing Liability for Association
    In recent years, Condominium and Homeowner’s Associations have become a target for negligent security lawsuits and claims. Typically, a resident or guest of an Association is a victim of a violent crime and the crime victim later sues…
Rank this Week: 667

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 847

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • Jul 22

    Disposition of U.S. Partnership Interest Will Not Result in Effectively Connected Income to Foreign Partner

    Disposition of U.S. Partnership Interest Will Not Result in Effectively Connected Income to Foreign Partner
    What happens when a foreign individual or corporation sells an interest in a partnership that is engaged in a U.S. trade or business? The Internal Revenue Code does not directly answer this question - the answer lies at the intersection of…
  • Jul 15

    IRS Regulations on the Chopping Block

    IRS Regulations on the Chopping Block
    Tax practitioners have complained for years about the ever-expanding scope and complexity of both the Internal Revenue Code and Treasury Regulations. A possible shrinkage in the Treasury Regulations may soon occur.On April 21, 2017, President…
  • Jul 8

    Update to Guide on U.S. Taxation of Nonresident Alien

    Update to Guide on U.S. Taxation of Nonresident Alien
    I first wrote a simplified guide to U.S. taxation of nonresident aliens before the Internet and emails. The first few editions were printed and mailed out to persons on our firm's mailing list. Eventually, I circulated it by email, and then…
Rank this Week: 641

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Three Individuals Hit by Vehicle While Crossing the Street in Oakland

    Three Individuals Hit by Vehicle While Crossing the Street in Oakland
    Two young women and a 5-year-old boy were struck by a vehicle while walking in an Oakland crosswalk in mid-July. A surveillance video at a nearby restaurant recorded the accident that took place at the intersection of Fruitvale and Brookdale.…
  • Jul 19

    Tenants’ Rights and Limitations Regarding Airbnb

    Tenants’ Rights and Limitations Regarding Airbnb
    San Francisco is a popular place. People from all of the U.S. and the world flock there for the food, culture, and beautiful views. As a tenant with some extra space in San Francisco, you may consider renting out a bed, couch, or floor space…
  • Jul 17

    Helping Your Elderly Loved One Transition to a Nursing Home

    Helping Your Elderly Loved One Transition to a Nursing Home
    The day may come when you have to help your elderly parents move into a nursing home. You may have struggled against this decision for quite some time, or your mom or dad may have resisted the idea of losing his or her independence. However,…
Rank this Week: 830

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/
  • Jul 21

    Additional Opportunity to Extend Development Orders & Building Permit

    Additional Opportunity to Extend Development Orders & Building Permit
    Governor Scott recently expanded the previously declared State of Emergency issued for the Zika Virus, allowing holders of permits and development orders an even greater opportunity to toll the period remaining to exercise rights under the…
  • Jul 11

    Mexico’s Presence in Miami Is Here to Stay

    Mexico’s Presence in Miami Is Here to Stay
    The image of Mexicans in Florida is usually framed around the immigration debate raging in our country currently. But the Mexican influence and presence in Florida goes far beyond migrant workers picking crops in Homestead and elsewhere in…
  • Jun 2

    You Are the Target: 75 Different Ways Your Company Can Be Hacked

    You Are the Target: 75 Different Ways Your Company Can Be Hacked
    Join us on Thursday, June 15th from 12:00PM to 1:00PM for an in-depth webinar as Philip R. Stein, a partner in Bilzin Sumberg’s Litigation Practice, and Ray Vasquez, a director in Enterprise Risk Management’s Cybersecurity and IT…
Rank this Week: 743

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Ambulance Chasers: What To Do If You Are Contacted By A Case Runner

    Ambulance Chasers: What To Do If You Are Contacted By A Case Runner
    Attorneys, especially personal injury lawyers, often suffer from a bad reputation among the general public. One of the most ubiquitous stereotypes about the profession is that of the “ambulance chaser.” The term brings to mind an…
  • Jun 27

    Motorcycle Accidents in Miami

    Motorcycle Accidents in Miami
    Recent Miami Motorcycle Accidents When you are injured in a motorcycle accident in the Miami area, you need an accident lawyer who has experience. The motorcycle accident lawyers at Gerson & Schwartz serve clients with serious and…
  • Jun 19

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damage

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damage
    For over a decade, Florida patients who were injured by a doctor’s negligence or malpractice have been limited in the amount they could recover in compensation. In medical malpractice lawsuits, injured patients could only recover…
Rank this Week: 643

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/
  • Jul 17

    Absence of Price Tags or Other Credible Evidence Helps Florida Defendant Win Petit Theft Conviction Appeal

    Absence of Price Tags or Other Credible Evidence Helps Florida Defendant Win Petit Theft Conviction Appeal
    When you or a loved one stands trial for a crime, it is important to put up the most vigorous defense possible, even when the crime in question is only a misdemeanor. Even misdemeanors can have serious consequences, and the difference…
  • Jun 19

    What to Do When You’re Questioned by Law Enforcement Officers in Florida

    What to Do When You’re Questioned by Law Enforcement Officers in Florida
    There are a lot of things anyone should understand when being questioned by the police. First and foremost, when the police are asking you questions, they’re often not there to help you; they’re seeking to obtain information that…
  • Jun 15

    Domestic Violence E Book, Part Three

    Domestic Violence E Book, Part Three
    Difference Between Assault, Battery, And Domestic Violence Domestic violence can be assault or battery; domestic violence is just an act that is done against a spouse, a former spouse, an adult related by blood or marriage or even somebody…
Rank this Week: 656

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 12

    A Legislative Assistant to U.S. Congressman Darren Soto Charged with DUI

    A Legislative Assistant to U.S. Congressman Darren Soto Charged with DUI
    A staffer for Democratic U.S. Rep. Darren Soto was charged with DUI after being accused of rear-ending a motorcyclist Friday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The woman is facing a number of charges stemming from an accident that left…
  • Jun 28

    Avoid a DUI Arrest this 4th of July

    Avoid a DUI Arrest this 4th of July
    The 4th of July is almost here, so it is important to bring up DUI arrests. The holiday is celebrated with barbecues, picnics, fireworks, and alcohol. Because this is a peak time for drinking and driving, law enforcement throughout the Tampa…
  • Jun 21

    Ex-NFL Player Lawrence Taylor Pleads Guilty to Florida DUI

    Ex-NFL Player Lawrence Taylor Pleads Guilty to Florida DUI
    Former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor has pleaded guilty to a DUI charge in Florida. Taylor pleaded guilty Monday in Palm Beach County to DUI with injury or property damage. He was sentenced to one year of probation and a…
Rank this Week: 726

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Jul 11

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

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

    Partition of Florida Homestead Property

    Partition of Florida Homestead Property
    In Florida, “homestead property” is residential real estate which is occupied by a person or family as their permanent residence. The legal concept of “homestead” is provided by the Florida constitution.  Its…
  • Jun 13

    Ocwen Filing Bad Foreclosure Lawsuits: Is Ocwen Servicing Your Mortgage?

    Ocwen Filing Bad Foreclosure Lawsuits: Is Ocwen Servicing Your Mortgage?
    Ocwen is being accused of overcharging borrowers and is being sued (again) by regulators. Based in West Palm Beach, Ocwen promotes itself as “one of the leading mortgage servicing companies in America.” That’s not an…
Rank this Week: 803

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Jul 5

    2 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash in Hernando County

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

    Hernando County Teens Win Video Contest About Distracted Driving

    Hernando County Teens Win Video Contest About Distracted Driving
    A group of teens in Hernando County have won a contest for creating a video highlighting the dangers of distracted driving. The group, all ninth graders at Nature Coast Technical High School in Brooksville, had the most re-tweets on their…
  • May 9

    Semi Truck Jackknifes On I-75 in Hernando County

    Semi Truck Jackknifes On I-75 in Hernando County
    Hernando County Fire Rescue responded to a traffic crash on Interstate 75 early Saturday morning involving two vehicles. Officials believe a semi-tractor trailer jackknifed and blocked several lanes of I-75. The northbound lanes of the…
Rank this Week: 773

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

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

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

    DRYWALL POWDER LEFT FLORIDA MAN IN JAIL 90 DAYS

    DRYWALL POWDER LEFT FLORIDA MAN IN JAIL 90 DAYS
      DRYWALL POWDER WRONGFULLY DETERMINED TO BE COCAINE BY FLAWED FIELD TEST A Jacksonville.com story gives details into a tragic case in which an innocent man remained jailed for 90 days on suspicion of possession of cocaine.  The…
  • Jun 27

    POLICE SEARCH FOR TWO CAR BURGLARS ON DUVAL’S NORTHSIDE

    POLICE SEARCH FOR TWO CAR BURGLARS ON DUVAL’S NORTHSIDE
    BURGLARS UNIDENTIFIED AT PRESENT BUT A CLEAR VIDEO RECORDING EXISTS A recent News4Jax story is attempting to help catch to car burglars who were captured on home security surveillance system.  The report states that the car burglaries…
  • May 19

    FORMER CONGRESSMAN ANTHONY WEINER PLEADS GUILTY TO SEX CHARGE

    FORMER CONGRESSMAN ANTHONY WEINER PLEADS GUILTY TO SEX CHARGE
    FACES PRISON AND A LIFETIME OF SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION According to a recent article in the New York Times, former Democratic Congressman and New York City mayoral candidate, Anthony Weiner has entered a guilty plea to a federal charge of…
Rank this Week: 793

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 the Law Offices of Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 1

    The Securities Act of 1933 Revisited

    The Securities Act of 1933 Revisited
    The Securities Act of 1933 is referred to as the “truth in securities” law.   The act has two intended and effected results: It prohibits deceit, misrepresentations, and other fraud in the sale of securities.…
  • Feb 6

    Federal Violation of Probation

    Federal Violation of Probation
    Increasingly the U.S. Attorney’s office has been actively pursuing men and women who were placed on Federal probation but have either stopped checking in or have violated their probation with a new arrest.   Federal probation…
  • Jan 10

    Conflict of Interest or Insider Trading? Donald Trump, Jared Kushner and the Trump Organization

    Conflict of Interest or Insider Trading? Donald Trump, Jared Kushner and the Trump Organization
    On January 10th, 2017, it was announced that Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law, was appointed as Senior Advisor to the future President.  News reports  of “conflict of interest” by Donald Trump, Jared…
Rank this Week: 794

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 4

    AAA Study: Hands-Free Technology Poses Threat to Drivers, Passenger

    AAA Study: Hands-Free Technology Poses Threat to Drivers, Passenger
    Researchers who study distracted driving have long asserted that talking on a cell phone can be as dangerous as texting when you’re behind the wheel. However, many states, like Florida, continue to allow cell phone use by drivers, so…
  • Nov 2

    Uspenskaya v. Meline – Collateral Source Rule in Florida Injury Case

    Uspenskaya v. Meline – Collateral Source Rule in Florida Injury Case
    Florida’s collateral source rule prohibits defendants in personal injury cases from benefiting when plaintiffs receive payments for things like medical bills or lost wages through collateral sources, such as health insurance or…
  • Oct 29

    “Terrible” Florida Car Accident Claims Woman’s Husband, Baby and Memory

    “Terrible” Florida Car Accident Claims Woman’s Husband, Baby and Memory
    After a horrific crash in Altamonte Springs that claimed the life of her husband and 1-year-old son, it’s been reported that a 27-year-old woman has no memory of either the crash – or her family.  That might on the surface…
Rank this Week: 709