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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/
  • Apr 25

    Gotta love this story

    Gotta love this story
    Justice Breyer's cell phone went off in Court today. Of course it's no big deal and things happen.  But can you imagine if that happened to a lawyer instead of a judge.  Woah, the sky would fall.  Here's the WP on the…
  • Apr 25

    Federalists and privacy

    Federalists and privacy
    The Federalist Society will be discussing cell tower data and privacy this Friday.  I will be debating the Florida Solicitor General, Amit Agarwal, who was my opponent in the en banc cell tower case of U.S. v. Quartavious Davis. …
  • Apr 24

    How many innocent people are in federal prison?

    How many innocent people are in federal prison?
    Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski told 60 Minutes that about 1% or over 20,000 innocent people are in federal prison.  "That's a lot of people!" The number is almost definitely higher and yet many federal judges aren't doing as much as…
Rank this Week: 56

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 24

    Royal Caribbean Crew Member Missing from Liberty of the Sea

    Royal Caribbean Crew Member Missing from Liberty of the Sea
    A number of newspapers in Galveston are reporting that the U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a Royal Caribbean crew member who apparently went overboard from the Liberty of the Seas this morning.   ABC-13 News in Galveston is reporting…
  • Apr 22

    Royal Caribbean Crew Member Missing in Bonnaire

    Royal Caribbean Crew Member Missing in Bonnaire
    Newspapers in Bonnaire are reporting that the police in that country are looking for a crew member employed by Royal Caribbean on the Navigator of the Seas who did not return to the cruise ship after going ashore in the port of Kralendijk two…
  • Apr 22

    Coast Guard Medevacs Passengers from Carnival Magic, Carnival Ecstasy, Celebrity Reflection and Norwegian Breakaway

    Coast Guard Medevacs Passengers from Carnival Magic, Carnival Ecstasy, Celebrity Reflection and Norwegian Breakaway
    The U.S. Coast Guard was busy on Thursday and Friday with four medevacs of ill cruise ship passengers off of the coast of Florida, North Carolina and Puerto Rico.  The Coast Guard first provided an emergency airlift on Thursday morning…
Rank this Week: 41

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

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

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

    It’s a good time to be a VC fund

    It’s a good time to be a VC fund
    Things are looking pretty good for the venture capital industry. Potential VC investors have a lot of money available, and industry and geographical trends show a positive outlook for VC investing in the near term. There are numerous factors…
  • Mar 29

    Shore patrol

    Shore patrol
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm Even as we speculate about the likelihood and potential impact of massive deregulation here in the US, the EU is going in the opposite direction.  Earlier this month, the European Parliament passed a…
  • Mar 19

    Beware when the legislature is in session

    Beware when the legislature is in session
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm New York Surrogate Gideon Tucker (1826-1899) is credited with originating the maxim that “no man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session.”  Were Surrogate…
Rank this Week: 67

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: 37

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    MORE VOIR DIRE

    MORE VOIR DIRE
    We're in a jury selection mood lately, so here are Rumpole's "Rules Of Voir Dire" (c) 2017 Justice Building Blog. 10.  This is for ASAs. Never ask jurors if they would like DNA, Video, fingerprints, etc, when you don't have that in…
  • Apr 25

    LUNCH AND LEARN TODAY ! (TUESDAY)

    LUNCH AND LEARN TODAY ! (TUESDAY)
    Lunch...AND Learn?! What a novel concept!Today, at noon, at our humble courthouse, the master of voir dire, Gene Zenobi will be reprising his lecture on the subject.  This is one you don't want to miss. Jury selection is by far the…
  • Apr 23

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT 100 DAYS

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT 100 DAYS
    Dear Diary, coming up on 100 days as the big kahuna. The Big cheese. El Jefe. Da man. That's me! Got a guy on the supreme court. Voted to allow an execution in Arkansas. Only sad part was the scum executed wasn't Mexican. Oh well, better…
Rank this Week: 157

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Apr 25

    German Mora-Former Merrill Lynch Broker-Discloses Terminations From Employment-San Antonio, TX

    German Mora-Former Merrill Lynch Broker-Discloses Terminations From Employment-San Antonio, TX
    April 2017- San Antonio, Texas The FINRA records of  German Ricardo Mora ,  a  former Merrill Lynch stockbroker who is currently not registered discloses two recent terminations from employment. The…
  • Apr 25

    Three Arrested in Investment Scheme-San Antonio, TX

    Three Arrested in Investment Scheme-San Antonio, TX
    April 2017- San Antonio, TX The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas announced the arrest of three men who face federal charges for their alleged  roles in an advanced fee investment scheme. Named in the…
  • Apr 24

    Willbanks Securities Ordered to Pay Customer Over $1M on Annuity Purchase

    Willbanks Securities Ordered to Pay Customer Over $1M on Annuity Purchase
    April 2017-Salt Lake City, UT An all public, three member FINRA arbitration panel ordered Wilbanks Securities to pay  a former customer compensatory damages of $536,720 together with a like amount of punitive damages, for a total award…
Rank this Week: 162

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Title VII: Retaliation by Employer

    Title VII: Retaliation by Employer
    What is Title VII? Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees from discrimination from employers.  Title VII prohibits discrimination “with respect to his compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of…
  • Apr 22

    Violations of Non-compete Agreement

    Violations of Non-compete Agreement
    Non-compete Agreements A non-compete agreement is an agreement between an employer and employee that restricts an employee’s conduct post-employment. In a non-compete contract, the employee usually agrees not to compete against…
  • Apr 19

    International Child Custody

    International Child Custody
    International child custody cases can vary significantly in subject matter; however, the importance of attaining child custody is paramount.  Usually, international child custody cases involve: (1) A parent who does not trust another…
Rank this Week: 202

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Apr 24

    Texting and Driving: Nothing to LOL About

    Texting and Driving: Nothing to LOL About
    April is distracted driving month.  Officials with the Florida Highway Patrol, the Florida Department of Transportation, the Florida Police Chiefs Association, the Florida Sheriffs Association and AAA are teaming up to promote Distracted…
  • Apr 22

    Lawsuit: Nursing Home Resident Died After Staff Misread Chart

    Lawsuit: Nursing Home Resident Died After Staff Misread Chart
    A family in Illinois has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a nursing home, alleging staff at the center misread her chart and failed to resuscitate her after she was found unconscious.  The patient was just 52 when she died,…
  • Apr 20

    Study: Traumatic Facial Injuries Prevalent Among Elderly Due to Nursing Home Fall

    Study: Traumatic Facial Injuries Prevalent Among Elderly Due to Nursing Home Fall
    A new study by researchers at Wayne State University reveals a “substantial amount of costs” to the U.S. healthcare system due to fall-related injuries in nursing homes.  Specifically, the study, published in JAMA…
Rank this Week: 201

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 85

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Oklahoma Retail Protection Act of 2016

    Oklahoma Retail Protection Act of 2016
    The rise of internet sales has created a tax problem for states. States are having difficulty getting revenue from these sales because the sellers lack nexus. In the legal community, that nexus is known as a connection with a state which…
  • Apr 10

    NJ Reconsiders and Ultimately Taxes IT Support Company

    NJ Reconsiders and Ultimately Taxes IT Support Company
    Earlier in 2017, Premier Netcomm Solutions LLC (“Premier”) lost on reconsideration in New Jersey tax court.  The case dealt with the taxability of software as a service (“SaaS”) dating back to an audit from 2004…
  • Mar 13

    Pain the SaaS: Navigating Sales Tax on Cloud Computing

    Pain the SaaS: Navigating Sales Tax on Cloud Computing
    Over the past several years software as a service (“SaaS”) has been a booming industry.  Pioneers in the cloud computing industry, like Salesforce, have developed web based applications that offer a wide range of services to…
Rank this Week: 148

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 17

    New P3 Opportunities for Government Technology

    New P3 Opportunities for Government Technology
    Although public-private partnerships (P3s) are frequently associated with physical infrastructure, P3s are inherently flexible and can be utilized for the time and cost-effective delivery of virtually any public good or service, including…
  • Apr 14

    Additional Opportunity for Increased Extension of Building Permits and Development Order

    Additional Opportunity for Increased Extension of Building Permits and Development Order
    Interested parties must notify issuing governmental agency by September 7th to receive a new extension Due to Governor Scott’s recent expansion of the State of Emergency issued for the Zika Virus, holders of permits and development…
  • Apr 13

    Secretary Ben Carson Kicks Off Public Housing P3

    Secretary Ben Carson Kicks Off Public Housing P3
    Yesterday, Miami-Dade County hosted Dr. Ben Carson, the Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, at the Liberty Square public-housing development, one of the oldest in the nation.  The meeting formally…
Rank this Week: 235

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Community Property Trust can save Income Taxe

    Community Property Trust can save Income Taxe
    How a Community Property Trust Can Save Tens or Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Capital Gains Taxes Community property trusts can save your clients tens of thousands of dollars in capital gains taxes, and that is just one of their many…
  • Apr 10

    How Does A Step Up In Basis Work?

    How Does A Step Up In Basis Work?
    How Does A Step Up In Basis Work? Capital gains taxes are one of the more confusing taxes that American citizens have to pay.  The best way to explain capital gains taxes is through examples.  This article will include plenty of…
  • Apr 6

    Final Accounting: How To Object in Florida

    Final Accounting: How To Object in Florida
    How To Object To The Final Accounting of a Personal Representative in Florida The final accounting can be complex. As many Florida residents might know, the probate of an estate can be a very lengthy process that can be full of…
Rank this Week: 244

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 220

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Verdict Decided in South Florida Homicide of Former Cop by Ex-Wife

    Verdict Decided in South Florida Homicide of Former Cop by Ex-Wife
    This article is about the case of a Clearwater High School teacher named Cara Ryan who admitted to the shooting death of her ex-husband, John Rush, a retired Sergeant for the St. Petersburg Police Department. You can find the lead-in to this…
  • Feb 21

    Florida Case Interrupts the Statute of Limitation

    Florida Case Interrupts the Statute of Limitation
    A crime that was committed more than a specific quantified number of years ago may be subject to a statute of limitation which is basically a clock making sure prosecutions don’t move forward in an attempt to prosecute a crime based on…
  • Feb 21

    Florida Case Interrupts the Statute of Limitation

    Florida Case Interrupts the Statute of Limitation
    A crime that was committed more than a specific quantified number of years ago may be subject to a statute of limitation which is basically a clock making sure prosecutions don’t move forward in an attempt to prosecute a crime based on…
Rank this Week: 211

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

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

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

    25-Year-Old Killed When Car Strikes Tree and Flips in Orange County Accident

    25-Year-Old Killed When Car Strikes Tree and Flips in Orange County Accident
    Early on Tuesday morning a 25-year-old man named Anthony Disla from Apopka was driving through Orange County in a 2015 Nissan Altima. Westbound on State Road 50, the Altima was nearing the intersection of Colonial Drive and Semon Drive when…
  • Apr 25

    High School Student Killed in Hit and Run in Orange County

    High School Student Killed in Hit and Run in Orange County
    Alec Gomez, a 15-year-old student at Timber Creek High School in Orange County, was hanging out with friends, skateboarding and yo-yoing this weekend, when he was struck by a motorcyclist close to where Avalon Park Boulevard and Pellicer…
  • Apr 24

    U.S. 1 Ranked Most Deadly Road in America

    U.S. 1 Ranked Most Deadly Road in America
    The popular fleet management solution group Geotab has released a disturbing study that ranks the country’s most dangerous roadways based on the number of accidents (both fatal and not) that have occurred on them over the past ten…
Rank this Week: 2360

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

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

    25-Year-Old Killed When Car Strikes Tree and Flips in Orange County Accident

    25-Year-Old Killed When Car Strikes Tree and Flips in Orange County Accident
    Early on Tuesday morning a 25-year-old man named Anthony Disla from Apopka was driving through Orange County in a 2015 Nissan Altima. Westbound on State Road 50, the Altima was nearing the intersection of Colonial Drive and Semon Drive when…
  • Apr 25

    High School Student Killed in Hit and Run in Orange County

    High School Student Killed in Hit and Run in Orange County
    Alec Gomez, a 15-year-old student at Timber Creek High School in Orange County, was hanging out with friends, skateboarding and yo-yoing this weekend, when he was struck by a motorcyclist close to where Avalon Park Boulevard and Pellicer…
  • Apr 24

    U.S. 1 Ranked Most Deadly Road in America

    U.S. 1 Ranked Most Deadly Road in America
    The popular fleet management solution group Geotab has released a disturbing study that ranks the country’s most dangerous roadways based on the number of accidents (both fatal and not) that have occurred on them over the past ten…
Rank this Week: 1418

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Apr 25

    Client Wins Against Cavalry SPV I, LLC

    Client Wins Against Cavalry SPV I, LLC
    Our client contacted us after being sued by Cavalry SPV l, LLC.  They were being sued by the law firm Andreu, Palma, Lavin & Solis, PLLC.  Attorney Desiree Lavin was their lead attorney.  The debt collectors sued under…
  • Apr 23

    Court Forces Mid-Atlantic Finance Company to Honor Its Promises to Our Client

    Court Forces Mid-Atlantic Finance Company to Honor Its Promises to Our Client
    Our client had purchased a vehicle from a small used car dealer, who then assigned the financing contract to Mid-Atlantic Finance Company.  When she was nearly finished making her payments, Mid-Atlantic Finance Company sent her a…
  • Jan 11

    Top of the line debt collector defense

    Top of the line debt collector defense
    Client:  C Client Review:  Mr Taras & Mrs Tina are the best team to work on your debt collection defense! They kept me informed on the progress of my case and got the plaintiff to agree to a settlement and I don’t have to…
Rank this Week: 4914

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 25

    FINRA Revises its Sanction Guidelines on Churning

    FINRA Revises its Sanction Guidelines on Churning
    FINRA Tightens Sanctions on Churning In April 2017, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority announced that it had revised its sanction guidelines for violations of its rules. The revisions include changes relating to rule violations that…
  • Apr 25

    Corporate Property Associates 17 Global Inc. Investment Losse

    Corporate Property Associates 17 Global Inc. Investment Losse
    Recovery of Corporate Property Associates 17 Global Inc. Investment Losses Have you suffered investment losses in Corporate Property Associates 17 Global Inc.? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through…
  • Apr 25

    Corporate Capital Trust Update

    Corporate Capital Trust Update
    Recovery of Investment Losses in Corporate Capital Trust Concerned about investment losses in Corporate Capital Trust? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Arbitration claim…
Rank this Week: 2848

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Dependent Claims – Don’t Forget to Claim These Potential Benefits!

    Dependent Claims – Don’t Forget to Claim These Potential Benefits!
    Veterans should be aware that once you reach a service-connected disability rating of 30% or more, you can also claim benefits for your dependents.  A “dependent” can include a spouse, child, stepchild, or a dependent parent…
  • Apr 24

    Do sleep apnea and PTSD have overlapping factors?

    Do sleep apnea and PTSD have overlapping factors?
    Around 8% of the US population will experience PTSD in their life. While it is more common for veterans to suffer from PTSD than the average person due to the variety of stressful situations they experience, the VA estimates that the number…
  • Apr 21

    Video Blog – SS Sequential Eval – Step 5

    Video Blog – SS Sequential Eval – Step 5
    Natalia Jofre: Welcome to the Hill and Ponton Social Security Disability Blog. I’m Natalia Jofre. I’m the director for our social security section here at Hill and Ponton. Shelly Mark: I’m Shelly Mark. I am the senior social…
Rank this Week: 3392

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Can I Go to Jail for Not Paying my Debt?

    Can I Go to Jail for Not Paying my Debt?
    It is quite unusual to go to jail for an unpaid debt. Debtors’ prisons were abolished in the 19th century in the United States, and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act prohibits debt collectors from threatening you with criminal…
  • Apr 11

    Will Bankruptcy Stop an IRS Garnishment?

    Will Bankruptcy Stop an IRS Garnishment?
    Falling on hard times financially can also lead to falling behind on your taxes. When your tax debt becomes extremely delinquent, the IRS may issue a garnishment on your wages. This garnishment, or levy, allows the IRS to take part of your…
  • Mar 21

    May I Communicate and Have Visitation with my Child During a Paternity Action?

    May I Communicate and Have Visitation with my Child During a Paternity Action?
    When a man is not named on a child’s birth certificate, a paternity action is needed to determine that the man is the child’s biological father and to establish his rights and responsibilities. A paternity action is the legal…
Rank this Week: 3532

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    WHAT WILL YOUR ESTATE PAY IN FEDERAL AND STATES ESTATE TAXES?

    WHAT WILL YOUR ESTATE PAY IN FEDERAL AND STATES ESTATE TAXES?
    We live in an ever-changing federal income and estate tax environment. On January 1, 2017, the federal estate tax exemption increased to $5.49 million per individual. That amount excludes over ninety-five (95%) percent of all decedent estates…
  • Apr 20

    PROTECTING YOUR HEIRS FROM YOUR DEBTS AT DEATH

    PROTECTING YOUR HEIRS FROM YOUR DEBTS AT DEATH
    With almost 70% of the retiree population solely living on social security it is not surprising that the percentage of families with debt headed by someone age 65 to 74 rose from about 50% in 1989 to about 66% in 2013. Personal debt nearly…
  • Apr 14

    The new State of Washington Power of…

    The new State of Washington Power of Attorney statute went into effect on January 1, 2017 (“Act”). The Act provides several changes and additions to the previous law, which aim to address previous ambiguity in the law and to…
Rank this Week: 1401

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3701

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Concussions, Brain Injuries From Falls in Nursing Homes Occurring at “Unprecedented” Rate

    Concussions, Brain Injuries From Falls in Nursing Homes Occurring at “Unprecedented” Rate
    U.S. government researchers have discovered elderly people – and nursing home residents in particular – are suffering alarming rates of concussions and brain injuries.  Although the exact reason isn’t clear, some opine…
  • Apr 19

    Study: Nursing Home Patients Suffer High Rates of Facial Injurie

    Study: Nursing Home Patients Suffer High Rates of Facial Injurie
    Nursing home residents suffer high rates of facial injuries, according to a recent study published in JAMA Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. In all, approximately 20,000 individuals residing in nursing homes throughout the U.S.…
  • Apr 11

    Report: Nursing Homes Taking on Younger Patient

    Report: Nursing Homes Taking on Younger Patient
    Although our population as a whole is growing older, an increasing number of nursing homes are taking on younger patients. This can lead to conflict and potentially danger for those most vulnerable.  Recently on NPR Morning Edition, KRCC…
Rank this Week: 3800

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/
  • Apr 25

    Jacksonville preacher sentenced in Georgia sex case

    Jacksonville preacher sentenced in Georgia sex case
    Controversial Jacksonville preacher, Kenneth Adkins, has been sentenced after being found guilty of several child sex charges in Brunswick, Georgia.  According to an article on News4Jax, Adkins was sentenced to thirty-five years in…
  • Mar 24

    Sixty drug arrests in Jacksonville in “Lockdown in O-Town”

    Sixty drug arrests in Jacksonville in “Lockdown in O-Town”
    Sixty people have been arrested in Duval County as a result of four month drug sting operation.  According to an article in the Florida Times Union, there are eleven others that have pending arrest warrants in Jacksonville.  Because…
  • Mar 2

    Jacksonville man charged with exposing himself to North Florida student

    Jacksonville man charged with exposing himself to North Florida student
    A local man is facing three separate criminal cases related to him allegedly exposing himself to the University of North Florida students.  According to an article on news4jax.com, the man showed his penis to two woman students on the…
Rank this Week: 2717

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

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

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
Rank this Week: 1927

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

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

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
Rank this Week: 1865

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Florida Lawmakers Weigh Marijuana Decriminalization

    Florida Lawmakers Weigh Marijuana Decriminalization
    Florida state senators in the Criminal Justice Committee are weighing a measure that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in the Sunshine State. If passed, violators would receive a civil citation instead of facing…
  • Apr 21

    Reliability of Forensic Hair Analysis Questioned in Study

    Reliability of Forensic Hair Analysis Questioned in Study
    Over the last several decades, the American criminal justice system has relied increasingly on forensic testing to definitively identify suspects, nail down timelines and prove or disprove theories about what happened and who was…
  • Apr 19

    DUI Ignition Interlock Bill Passes Florida House Committee

    DUI Ignition Interlock Bill Passes Florida House Committee
    Florida House committee lawmakers have put the state one step closer to compelling more first-time DUI offenders to install ignition interlock devices.  On the surface, this may seem like bad news for DUI offenders. After all, ignition…
Rank this Week: 4400

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 25

    So Just How Believable Does This Sound?

    So Just How Believable Does This Sound?
    Remember it's under oath in Judge Butchko's always well-run courtroom:Tomás Regalado said Monday that his concern is not the hotel industry but rather the residents. That was the focus of his November meeting with Lopez, who is…
  • Apr 24

    Stop, Look, and Listen!

    Stop, Look, and Listen!
    Finally a billionaire I like.The whole letter is the bomb.Liberal lawyers at Morgan Lewis -- there are many  -- what say you???To the firm leadership -- do you truly "see our clients as partners"?
  • Apr 21

    3d DCA Watch -- All Hail the Great "Determiner of Interpretive Questions" and "Resolver of Conflict Issues"!

    3d DCA Watch -- All Hail the Great "Determiner of Interpretive Questions" and "Resolver of Conflict Issues"!
    Oh bunker I love you, but trust me the overlords in Tally put their robes on one leg at a time (mostly) -- just like you do (mostly!):In Orthopedic Specialists II, the Supreme Court of Florida has now determined that…
Rank this Week: 4492

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3262

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 1918

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Apr 25

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

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

    Education, Education, Education

    Education, Education, Education
    There is a new book out titled: The Death of Expertise.  The subtitle is “The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters”.  The book deals primarily with politics and reviewers have labeled it…
  • Mar 10

    Movies About Estate Planning: Oscars Edition

    Movies About Estate Planning: Oscars Edition
    Manchester by the Sea Casey Affleck recently won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as a janitor/handyman who becomes the guardian of his teenage nephew, after the boy’s father dies.  This general plot line is…
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Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

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

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

    Education, Education, Education

    Education, Education, Education
    There is a new book out titled: The Death of Expertise.  The subtitle is “The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters”.  The book deals primarily with politics and reviewers have labeled it…
  • Mar 10

    Movies About Estate Planning: Oscars Edition

    Movies About Estate Planning: Oscars Edition
    Manchester by the Sea Casey Affleck recently won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as a janitor/handyman who becomes the guardian of his teenage nephew, after the boy’s father dies.  This general plot line is…
Rank this Week: 2751

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

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

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    TV Producer Dies From Infection After Childbirth

    TV Producer Dies From Infection After Childbirth
    Sara Porter had it all.  She was a successful TV producer, and had just given birth to her 3rd child.  Sadly,  what was to be one of the happiest moments of her life turned into a tragedy. Following the birth of her 3rd…
  • Apr 24

    TV Producer Dies From Infection After Childbirth

    TV Producer Dies From Infection After Childbirth
    Sara Porter had it all.  She was a successful TV producer, and had just given birth to her 3rd child.  Sadly,  what was to be one of the happiest moments of her life turned into a tragedy. Following the birth of her 3rd…
  • Apr 24

    Injured on the Job? Know Your Right

    Injured on the Job? Know Your Right
    Are you seeking a workers’ compensation attorney after an on-the-job injury? The experienced lawyers at Kaire & Heffernan, LLC, can help you navigate the Florida workers’ comp system and get the compensation you deserve. To…
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South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

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

    Betsy Devos Undoes Protections for Student Loan Borrower

    Betsy Devos Undoes Protections for Student Loan Borrower
    It’s been an interesting couple of weeks for student loan borrowers, and by “interesting” I mean anxiety inducing. Betsy Devos, who has never attended a public school or a public college, but is now nonetheless the Secretary…
  • Apr 14

    Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and Car Repossession

    Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and Car Repossession
    When it comes to car repossession cases, keep in mind that the car you buy on credit is a co-owned car. You own part of it, and the creditor owns the other part. The creditor owns progressively less as you pay off the loan, and after the loan…
  • Apr 12

    Another Hit to Retail, Payless Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    Another Hit to Retail, Payless Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    News of Payless Shoes filing chapter 11 bankruptcy hits Florida hard, with 50 stores being shuttered statewide, and putting hundreds of mostly low-wage people out of work.
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The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

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

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • Apr 25

    Are You Using Daily Job Reports?

    Are You Using Daily Job Reports?
    In a court of law, a contractor’s daily reports are critical. In many instances, they are considered key evidence showing what actually occurred at specific times on the job. And since people’s memories fade, a court will likely…
  • Apr 18

    How to Collect on that Judgment?

    How to Collect on that Judgment?
    Last week we discussed what you need to do with your judgment to hopefully be the first in line to collect. This week we’ll discuss some of the tools available to you to locate actual dollars. Garnishments are inexpensive, quick...…
  • Apr 11

    What to do After Obtaining a Judgment

    What to do After Obtaining a Judgment
    A judgment is a court order that gives the holder various rights. Most are money judgments which say that the judgment debtor owes you, the judgment creditor, a certain amount of money. Companies or people related to the judgment debtor...…
Rank this Week: 2495

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3253

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
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Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

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

    Taxable Costs Are Capped by Insurance Policy’s Limit

    Taxable Costs Are Capped by Insurance Policy’s Limit
    Minn. Stat. § 604.18 authorizes the award of “taxable costs” when an insurer denies benefits without a reasonable basis. Earlier this month, the Minnesota Supreme Court was presented with the question of whether the award of…
  • Apr 22

    Essential Property Insurance Coverage Information Withheld from Consumer

    Essential Property Insurance Coverage Information Withheld from Consumer
    An April 2017 report by United Policyholders reveals the state rankings of homeowner insurance protections that impact buying insurance. The research revealed that many major insurance companies and many states withhold coverage and…
  • Apr 21

    Supermarket Damaged in Superstorm Sandy Survives Motion for Summary Judgment

    Supermarket Damaged in Superstorm Sandy Survives Motion for Summary Judgment
    On March 28, 2017, a New Jersey federal district court found an insured’s evidence supporting their property damage coverage claim was sufficient to survive the insurer’s motion for summary judgment.1 On October 23, 2014, MD…
Rank this Week: 5110

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Employers Urged to Crack Down on Driver Distraction

    Employers Urged to Crack Down on Driver Distraction
    Although we often think of distracted drivers as being teens exchanging light-hearted banter via text messages, the truth is one of the major causes of distracted driving is the constant demand top stay connected at work. Employers expect…
  • Apr 19

    Distracted Driving Alleged in Bus Crash That Killed 13

    Distracted Driving Alleged in Bus Crash That Killed 13
    A pickup truck collided head-on with a church van recently, killing a total of 13 people on a rural road in Texas.  Now, after a witness asserted he had seen the truck moving erratically on the two-lane road just before the crash, the…
  • Apr 12

    Chain Reaction Car Accident in Orlando Kills Two FSU Student

    Chain Reaction Car Accident in Orlando Kills Two FSU Student
    Two students from Florida State University will killed one recent weekend in a pileup on Florida’s Turnpike.  As the Tallahassee Democrat reports, the chain reaction crash claimed the lives of a 20-year-old woman and an 18-year-old…
Rank this Week: 4823

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

By the Law Office of Ray Garcia, P.A.

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Apr 24

    4 Things to Consider When Drafting a Draw Schedule with a Lender

    4 Things to Consider When Drafting a Draw Schedule with a Lender
    When planning a new construction project, getting the needed financing is one of the most important steps. Most lenders aren’t going to want to simply ‘write a check’ for the full amount of the entire project before it has…
  • Mar 20

    What You Need to Know About Florida Mechanic’s Lien Law

    What You Need to Know About Florida Mechanic’s Lien Law
    A mechanic’s lien is fairly simple in concept, but can get complicated in practice. To put it simply, this type of lien helps to provide assurances to the people who are doing the actual work on a job that they will get paid. This is…
  • Feb 21

    4 Key Elements of a Funding Agreement

    4 Key Elements of a Funding Agreement
    Major building projects typically cost millions of dollars to complete and they won’t start making any money until sometime after the construction has been finished. In order to finance these large-scale projects, a funding agreement…
Rank this Week: 1567

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/
  • Apr 24

    Kansas City International Airport Confrontation with Pilot, Passenger Results in Arrest

    Kansas City International Airport Confrontation with Pilot, Passenger Results in Arrest
    Surveillance footage linked here shows the tense moments leading up to an altercation last week between a pilot and a passenger at Kansas City International Airport in Missouri. The video shows two men entering the airport through an American…
  • Apr 17

    Former Knicks Favorite Charles Oakley Arraigned on Assault Charge

    Former Knicks Favorite Charles Oakley Arraigned on Assault Charge
    New York Knicks favorite Charles Oakley made his first court appearance last week since his arrest and ejection while attending a game at Madison Square Garden. Oakley, 53, was arraigned in criminal court in Manhattan on misdemeanor assault…
  • Apr 5

    Undercover Agents Raid Jacksonville Strip Club, 3 Arrested

    Undercover Agents Raid Jacksonville Strip Club, 3 Arrested
    Three women were arrested Thursday night, two on drug charges and one on a prostitution charge, after an undercover operation at a well-known strip club on Jacksonville’s Southside. A 22-year-old is facing a charge of soliciting for…
Rank this Week: 990

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    New Study Shows ATV-Related Injuries in Children Worse Than Those From Auto Accident

    New Study Shows ATV-Related Injuries in Children Worse Than Those From Auto Accident
    All-terrain vehicle-related injuries are a huge problem across the United States, and we see more children affected than adults. According to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, the major risk factors for young riders also are…
  • Apr 17

    Six Flags Maryland Roller Coaster Stalls, Dozens Rescued

    Six Flags Maryland Roller Coaster Stalls, Dozens Rescued
    Nearly two dozen visitors to Six Flags America in Bowie, Maryland, were stuck on a roller coaster when it stalled Thursday. A spokesman for Prince George’s County Fire Department said firefighters rescued all riders on board the…
  • Apr 10

    Ex-Osceola County Chairman Frank Attkisson Struck & Killed Riding Bike

    Ex-Osceola County Chairman Frank Attkisson Struck & Killed Riding Bike
    Former Kissimmee mayor, state lawmaker and Osceola County commission chairman Frank Attkisson was struck and killed while riding his bicycle Thursday. The Florida Highway Patrol said Attkisson, 61, was riding his bike on Kissimmee Park Road…
Rank this Week: 4520

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
  • Apr 24

    Saved By The Bellwether Trial in the Ninth Circuit

    Saved By The Bellwether Trial in the Ninth Circuit
    Removal under the “mass action” provision of the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) is appropriate when 100 or more plaintiffs take the affirmative step of proposing to try their claims jointly and the claims involve common issues…
  • Apr 18

    2017 Carlton Fields Class Action Survey Highlight

    2017 Carlton Fields Class Action Survey Highlight
    Carlton Fields recently released its sixth annual Class Action Survey, which is based on detailed interviews with general counsel and senior legal officers at 373 companies operating in more than 25 industries. Those individuals shared their…
  • Apr 14

    Class Representatives Do Not Hold Veto Power Over Class Settlement

    Class Representatives Do Not Hold Veto Power Over Class Settlement
    In In re FedEx Ground Package Sys., Inc. Employment Practices Litig., No. 3:05-CV-595 RLM, 2017 WL 632119 (N.D. Ind. Feb. 14, 2017), only one of a total of seven class representatives signed off on accepting a proposed class settlement with…
Rank this Week: 1526

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg.

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Apr 24

    The Dangers of 18-Wheeler

    The Dangers of 18-Wheeler
    As our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at Aronberg, Aronberg & Green know, there are a lot of dangerous drivers on the road. But as we also know, there are a lot of dangerous vehicles on the road, too. While you can’t control…
  • Apr 21

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  • Apr 17

    Dragged United Airlines Passenger Retains Lawyer

    Dragged United Airlines Passenger Retains Lawyer
    By now, you’ve probably seen the upsetting viral video of a man being forcibly removed (dragged) from his purchased seat on a United Airlines flight. As our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at Aronberg, Aronberg & Green know,…
Rank this Week: 2667

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cecere Santana, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Determining Liability in Florida Left-Turn Accident

    Determining Liability in Florida Left-Turn Accident
    While there are many causes of Florida car accidents, one of the more common driving errors motorists make is misjudging the time they have to complete a left turn when another vehicle is approaching. Indeed, by some estimates, almost…
  • Apr 10

    Florida Appellate Court Reverses Lower Court’s Decision, Allowing Premises Liability Case To Proceed to Trial

    Florida Appellate Court Reverses Lower Court’s Decision, Allowing Premises Liability Case To Proceed to Trial
    The Second District Court of Appeals recently issued a written opinion in a premises liability case, reversing a lower court’s ruling that had dismissed the plaintiff’s lawsuit based on a lack of evidence that the defendant knew…
  • Apr 10

    Determining Fault in Florida Chain-Reaction Motor Vehicle Accident

    Determining Fault in Florida Chain-Reaction Motor Vehicle Accident
    Determining who is at fault in a Florida car accident is not always as straightforward as it may seem. While some accidents involve a clear error on the part of one driver, other accidents present a much more difficult situation. For example,…
Rank this Week: 1374