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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/
  • Dec 2

    Judge Ungaro sentences Matt Greer to 3 year

    Judge Ungaro sentences Matt Greer to 3 year
    The other defendants received 18 months to probation. A fair and thoughtful sentencing determination with excellent lawyers all around. Here's the Miami Herald article.In other news, you gotta check out this disaster from the FBI and…
  • Nov 30

    Judge Ungaro hears sentencing arguments in Matthew Greer's case

    Judge Ungaro hears sentencing arguments in Matthew Greer's case
    It's Michael Sherwin and Michael Berger for the government.  And for Greer, it's Roy Black, Hy Shapiro, and Jackie Perczek.  Really great lawyering all around.  Jay Weaver from the Herald is covering the sentencing:The…
  • Nov 29

    Argument transcript in Beckles...

    Argument transcript in Beckles...
    ...is here.And the Supreme Court decided a double jeopardy case this morning, Bravo-Fernandez:The issue-preclusion component of the Double Jeopardy Clause does not bar the Government from retrying defendants, like petitioners, after a jury…
Rank this Week: 100

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 79

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    Were You Arrested For a DUI in Palm Beach County?

    Were You Arrested For a DUI in Palm Beach County?
    This past weekend, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 14 drunk drivers in a crackdown that began Friday night. The crackdown led to 14 DUI arrests and more than 800 other citations throughout unincorporated parts of Palm…
  • Jun 15

    Vehicular Homicide with DUI and Strict Liability

    Vehicular Homicide with DUI and Strict Liability
    Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and causing or contributing to the death to another is a strict liability crime in the State of Florida. The strict liability portion of a DUI charge means that even if the driver of the vehicle…
  • Jun 14

    Drug Possession, Criminal Charges and Penaltie

    Drug Possession, Criminal Charges and Penaltie
    The possession, use, distribution or sale of certain drugs is a crime. Punishments range from fines to many years in prison. These drugs are illegal because of health risks and because they are associated with violent crimes. Both the states…
Rank this Week: 76

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://www.lipcon.com/blog/feed/
  • May 29

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger
    Norovirus is serious news for the cruise industry. Every year, the virus sickens roughly 20 million people and ruins cruise vacations for countless travelers. The virus is notorious for affecting enclosed populations, which is why it spreads…
  • May 27

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver
    Thinking about cruising anytime soon? If so, you’re not alone. Summer is quickly approaching, which means that kids are out of school and it’s the perfect time to take a family vacation. Naturally, a cruise is one of the top types…
  • May 26

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking
    With summer fast approaching, many are opting to head out to open waters and enjoy all that the ocean or waterways have to offer. And for many, that includes trying new options, like canoeing or kayaking. These activities are often low-cost,…
Rank this Week: 96

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: 201

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 1

    SO, YOU WANT TO BE A JUDGE - Florida Supreme Court - 3rd DCA - Circuit Court .....

    SO, YOU WANT TO BE A JUDGE - Florida Supreme Court - 3rd DCA - Circuit Court .....
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:SO, YOU WANT TO BE A FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JUSTICE .....?As a result of the retirement of Justice James Perry, who has announced his retirement effective December 30, 2016, the Florida Supreme Court’s JNC interviewed…
  • Nov 30

    THIRD CLIPS GLICK WITHOUT REMORSE

    THIRD CLIPS GLICK WITHOUT REMORSE
    Prosecutors cannot argue lack of remorse of  at sentencing because Judges are specifically prohibited from considering lack of remorse when passing sentence.Knowing this, the prosecution in Lawton v. State, 3D15-1520 improperly argued…
  • Nov 29

    CUSHIONS

    CUSHIONS
    We received this email the other day:"Rumpole. Love the blog. Breaking news. Courtrooms are being fitted with cushions for the bench seats! This is big!! Trump effect?"These next two weeks are pretty much the last two trial weeks of the year.…
Rank this Week: 131

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

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

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Nov 27

    5 Avantages de la Corporation de Floride

    5 Avantages de la Corporation de Floride
    Il y a plusieurs avantages relatifs à une corporation de Floride, comme la responsabilité limitée, la structure de gestion centralisée et la transmissibilité de la propriété. Toutefois,…
  • Nov 20

    Notaire Public vs. Notaire

    Notaire Public vs. Notaire
    Notaire public vs. Notaire (Civil law notary). Un notaire est distinct du notaire public. D’une part vous avez un notaire public de la Floride dont on exige très peu de formation, juste le paiement d’une petite redevance et…
  • Nov 13

    Contrat Exprès vs Contrat Implicite

    Contrat Exprès vs Contrat Implicite
    Les contrats en Floride se déclinent en deux types : exprès et implicite. Les deux ne diffèrent que par la manière dont ils sont faits. Un contrat exprès est formé par le langage. Le langage peut…
Rank this Week: 258

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • Nov 18

    Estate Planning Attorneys Say ‘No’ Too Much

    Estate Planning Attorneys Say ‘No’ Too Much
    Remember when your kids were little and one of the first words they learned to say after “Mama” or “Dada” was an emphatic “NO!” As a toddler my daughter Gabrielle would march around our home pointing at her…
  • Nov 16

    Don’t Name Minor Children as Beneficiarie

    Don’t Name Minor Children as Beneficiarie
    A common mistake, particularly with young parents who come into my office, is the naming of minor children as beneficiaries to financial assets such as life insurance, retirement accounts, or beneficiary designations on brokerage accounts. I…
  • Oct 31

    Escaping Your Former State’s Taxing Authority

    Escaping Your Former State’s Taxing Authority
    Regular readers of this column know that I like to educate on the importance of distancing oneself from your former state of domicile when declaring Florida residency. A recent State of New York State Tax Appeals ruling in the Matter of…
Rank this Week: 222

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.floridainjuryattorneysblawg.com/
  • Oct 26

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)
    How long does an injured longshoreman or civilian contractor have to file a claim under the Longshore or Defense Base Act? The answer, in most instances, is one (1) year from the date of the injury. What happens if you are paid compensation…
  • Oct 20

    If my employer has less than four (4) employees, am I entitled to benefits if I get hurt on the job?

    If my employer has less than four (4) employees, am I entitled to benefits if I get hurt on the job?
    Unfortunately, if your employer has less than four (4) employees you may not be entitled to worker’s compensation benefits under Florida Statue Ch. 440.   Meaning if you get hurt on the job, YOU may be personally responsible…
  • Oct 14

    DBA Death Case Claims and Benefit

    DBA Death Case Claims and Benefit
    There are over 100,000 contractors abroad helping our troops and our national security in countries all over the world. In Afghanistan, our contractors outnumber our troops by 3 to 1 ratio and 70% of our contractors are foreign nationals.…
Rank this Week: 256

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident, injury, and medical malpractice legal issues. By Hannon Legal Group.

http://www.florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • May 28

    Hotel Security: Don’t Take It For Granted

    Hotel Security: Don’t Take It For Granted
    Security is something that many guests take for granted when staying at a nice hotel, especially one that has received multi-star ratings for its comfort, convenience and luxuries offered. However, even the most careful, observant traveler…
  • May 28

    Hotel Security: Don’t Take It For Granted

    Hotel Security: Don’t Take It For Granted
    Security is something that many guests take for granted when staying at a nice hotel, especially one that has received multi-star ratings for its comfort, convenience and luxuries offered. However, even the most careful, observant traveler…
  • May 26

    Does Your Doctor Really Listen To You?

    Does Your Doctor Really Listen To You?
    Have you ever left your doctor’s office with the feeling your doctor failed to listen to you? That not only can be a frustrating experience, it can also lead to serious problems if your doctor has misdiagnosed your case because of…
Rank this Week: 136

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: 192

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida car accidents, wrongful death, and bicycle accidents. By Salpeter Gitkin, LLP.

http://www.florida-injury-attorneys-blog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Pompano Beach, Florida Tow Truck/Bus Collision Injures 32

    Pompano Beach, Florida Tow Truck/Bus Collision Injures 32
    A Pompano Beach, Florida tow truck/public transit bus collision sent 32 people to area hospitals on Thursday, news sources report. The victims were not immediately available following the incident; they were treated at several area hospitals.…
  • Oct 16

    Qwentyn Hunter Drowns Aboard Miami, Florida Cruise Ship

    Qwentyn Hunter Drowns Aboard Miami, Florida Cruise Ship
    Qwentyn Hunter drowned aboard a Miami, Florida Carnival Cruise ship Monday, news sources report. The cruise ship was still at sea at the time of the tragic accident. Six-year-old Hunter, of Winter Garden, was pronounced dead after being…
  • Oct 14

    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida Injured in Hit-and-Run Collision

    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida Injured in Hit-and-Run Collision
    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida was critically injured Friday after he got out of his car following a crash and was struck by a semi, which fled the scene, news sources report. The other driver involved in the initial car accident…
Rank this Week: 279

Abstract Appeal

Abstract Appeal

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

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

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

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

    People Say I’m Lazy…

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

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory
    This decision from the Fourth District examined section 768.135, the title of which references immunity for volunteer sports team physicians.
Rank this Week: 245

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers auto accidents and consumer product recalls. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Passengers Sue Cruise Lines for Personal Injury, Death

    Passengers Sue Cruise Lines for Personal Injury, Death
    Cruises are a popular vacation option for those who want to relax, not worry too much about organizing the details. However, what many people don’t understand is that when they are on a cruise, they are in muddy legal territory in which…
  • Nov 29

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Alleges NICU Nurse Injured Newborn

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Alleges NICU Nurse Injured Newborn
    There is a lot of anxiety that comes along with being a new parent. One of those sources of anxiety shouldn’t be the doctors and nurses trusted to take care of your baby. Unfortunately, severe birth injuries and infant deaths caused by…
  • Nov 29

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Alleges NICU Nurse Injured Newborn

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Alleges NICU Nurse Injured Newborn
    There is a lot of anxiety that comes along with being a new parent. One of those sources of anxiety shouldn’t be the doctors and nurses trusted to take care of your baby. Unfortunately, severe birth injuries and infant deaths caused by…
Rank this Week: 3855

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/
  • Dec 3

    Fort Lauderdale Burglary Suspect Catches One Break After Another

    Fort Lauderdale Burglary Suspect Catches One Break After Another
    Last year, a Pompano Beach man was convicted of a slew of burglary and robbery charges. He faced up to 60 years in prison. The judge deferred his sentence in lieu of probation. But then, he was stopped for driving without a license. He…
  • Nov 30

    Algorithms Replacing DNA Testing in Some Criminal Case

    Algorithms Replacing DNA Testing in Some Criminal Case
    Concerns about due process violation have been raised with the increasing use of a form of technology that conducts “probabilistic genotyping” as opposed to the regular DNA testing that has long been used as evidence in criminal…
  • Nov 23

    Report: Years of Delays on Thousands of Possible Wrongful Conviction

    Report: Years of Delays on Thousands of Possible Wrongful Conviction
    Thousands of individuals convicted on potentially tainted scientific evidence have been waiting years for the chance to clear their name, ProPublica recently reported.  Four years ago, a long-time chemist working at a state drug…
Rank this Week: 891

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Small v. Sayre – Preserving Your Injury Lawsuit for Appeal

    Small v. Sayre – Preserving Your Injury Lawsuit for Appeal
    The goal of any injury lawyer at trial is to win the case and obtain fair compensation for the client. Unfortunately, even the most skilled attorneys can’t promise they will win every case. Our Orlando injury lawyers strongly…
  • Nov 29

    Dram Shop Lawsuit Seeks Bartender Accountability for Fatal Florida DUI

    Dram Shop Lawsuit Seeks Bartender Accountability for Fatal Florida DUI
    The brother of a Central Florida man killed in a DUI accident is suing two bars and their employees for serving alcohol to a man who was known to be habitually addicted – the same man who after leaving those establishments got…
  • Nov 22

    Davis v. Baez – School Bus Driver Liability for Florida Student Injury at Stop Weighed by 3rd DCA

    Davis v. Baez – School Bus Driver Liability for Florida Student Injury at Stop Weighed by 3rd DCA
    Florida’s 3rd District Court of Appeal has reversed a lower court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of a school bus driver who, against district policy, advised students to cross a busy road in the dark before the bus arrived…
Rank this Week: 4701

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Girl, 13, Allegedly Caught With Loaded Gun At School

    Girl, 13, Allegedly Caught With Loaded Gun At School
    A 13-year-old girl has been arrested after police claim she brought a loaded gun to school in Miami Gardens. Miami-Dade Schools spokeswoman told local media that the girl brandished the gun at two classmates Wednesday morning before classes…
  • Nov 9

    ATF Agents Arrest Dozens On Drug & Gun Charges In Broward County

    ATF Agents Arrest Dozens On Drug & Gun Charges In Broward County
    Federal agents arrested about 30 suspects in Broward County and charged them with gun- and drug-trafficking offenses on Wednesday after a two-year undercover investigation targeting gang violence. Twenty-five of the indicted defendants are…
  • Oct 17

    Road Rage Fight in Fort Lauderdale Results In Death

    Road Rage Fight in Fort Lauderdale Results In Death
    A road rage confrontation with a firefighter resulted in the death of a man in South Florida. Police in Coral Springs reported that a man was found unconscious on a roadway Thursday. A firefighter claims that he was driving home from work…
Rank this Week: 1572

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Boy Drowns In Backyard Pool In Davenport

    Boy Drowns In Backyard Pool In Davenport
    A 1-year-old child drowned Tuesday night in a pool at a Davenport home. According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the child was found floating in the family’s pool at their home. Deputies and emergency personnel responded to…
  • Nov 30

    Man Killed In Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Tampa

    Man Killed In Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Tampa
    A 31-year-old Land O’ Lakes man was killed Wednesday morning in Tampa in a crash involving a motorcycle. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 56th Street and Hillsborough Avenue just before 7 a.m. Troopers…
  • Nov 29

    Spilled Gravel Causes Cars To Crash On I4, 1 Man In Serious Condition

    Spilled Gravel Causes Cars To Crash On I4, 1 Man In Serious Condition
    A 24-year-old man is in serious condition after a multi-vehicle crash on I-4 in Hillsborough County Tuesday morning. The Florida Highway Patrol believes a truck traveling northbound on the crosstown connector entered the ramp to travel…
Rank this Week: 2440

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 5006

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Repayment of Alimony and Child Support Arrear

    Repayment of Alimony and Child Support Arrear
    The rate at which alimony and/or child support arrears are repaid is largely dependent on whether or not an income withholding order has been previously entered in the case. If an income deduction order or income withholding order has been…
  • Dec 2

    A Trial Judge Cannot Delegate its Authority Over Time Sharing to Therapist

    A Trial Judge Cannot Delegate its Authority Over Time Sharing to Therapist
    Never a truer statement has been made then “the buck stops here”, when dealing with time sharing issues in a divorce case.  What this means is that the judge must have the final word in all issues which affect minor children,…
  • Dec 1

    Interest on Retirement Accounts Utilized for the Payment of Alimony

    Interest on Retirement Accounts Utilized for the Payment of Alimony
    All income available to the recipient of alimony should be taken into consideration prior to the court assessing the amount of alimony to be paid. Income from all sources reduce the “needs” of the spouse who is claiming alimony…
Rank this Week: 4403

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2936

Harris Law Blog

Harris Law Blog

Covers car accidents, commercial truck accidents, brain injuries, wrongful death lawsuits, child sex abuse and other child injuries.

http://harrisjustice.com/category/blog/
  • Dec 3

    Estero Accident | Lawyer Lee County Florida

    Estero Accident | Lawyer Lee County Florida
    Don't allow a serious crash to go unanswered. Your pain, suffering, and big bills have interrupted your life. However, you can fight back for your future. I'm an expert Lee County Florida accident lawyer who fights for Estero accident victims…
  • Dec 2

    Lehigh Acres Accident | Lawyer Lee County Florida

    Lehigh Acres Accident | Lawyer Lee County Florida
    I'm an expert Lee County Florida accident lawyer who fights for Lehigh Acres crash victims like you. I pursue top compensation for your harms and losses. Contact me to learn more about how I can help you. [Read more] The post Lehigh Acres…
  • Dec 2

    Bonita Springs Accident | Lawyer Lee County Florida

    Bonita Springs Accident | Lawyer Lee County Florida
    You did not deserve your harms and losses. Your current pain and struggles results from careless acts. This is painful, stressful, and frustrating. I get it. I'm an expert Lee County Florida accident lawyer who fights for Bonita Springs crash…
Rank this Week: 1525

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/
  • Dec 2

    Burden of Proof Issues in Gift Tax Matter

    Burden of Proof Issues in Gift Tax Matter
    A recent case illustrates 3 important burden of proof issues. The general facts of the case involved a merger of a company owned by parents with a company owned by children. The gift tax issue involved the relative value of the two companies…
  • Nov 27

    Gift Tax Statute of Limitations if Prior Gifts Omitted from Return

    Gift Tax Statute of Limitations if Prior Gifts Omitted from Return
    The IRS only has three years after a Form 709 is filed to assess gift taxes on a gift, so long as the gift is adequately disclosed on the return. If a gift is not disclosed, the statute of limitations does not begin to run on that gift. The…
  • Nov 23

    IRS on the Hunt for Bitcoin User

    IRS on the Hunt for Bitcoin User
    Bitcoin is the most popular of the virtual currencies. In Notice 2014-21, the IRS advised that such currencies are not money, but property, for tax purposes. Two implications of this are that persons who use Bitcoins to purchase things are…
Rank this Week: 2182

Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

http://www.maritimeinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4431

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Cecere Santana Joins Operation Elf to Collect Toys for Families in Need

    Cecere Santana Joins Operation Elf to Collect Toys for Families in Need
    Cecere Santana is collecting toys for children in need in collaboration with Operation Elf. Please bring in new, unwrapped toys (any kind or age group) to the Cecere Santana offices in Sunrise: Cecere Santana, PA 13680 NW 5th Street…
  • Nov 4

    Cecere Santana Supports Food Drive

    Cecere Santana Supports Food Drive
    In collaboration with “Feeding South Florida,” Cecere Santana, P.A. is hosting it’s 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Please bring non-perishable items, such as stuffing, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, boxed potatoes,…
  • Oct 19

    Attorneys at Cecere Santana Share Driving Tips for Teens to Prevent Fatal Accident

    Attorneys at Cecere Santana Share Driving Tips for Teens to Prevent Fatal Accident
    According to an October 12, 2016 CBS News article, the number of teenagers involved in deadly car crashes is rising for the first time in nearly a decade. In 2015, there was a 10-percent increase in teen driving deaths. “In fact,…
Rank this Week: 1933

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2736

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Dec 2

    Boca Raton Car Crash – Policy Limits paid

    Boca Raton Car Crash – Policy Limits paid
    We are happy to announce that we obtained the policy limits for our client who was involved in a car crash in Boca Raton, Florida a little over 1 year ago. Our client was rear ended while stopped on Palmetto Park Road. She slowed her…
  • Nov 17

    Biggest Spike in Traffic Deaths in 50 Years? Blame App

    Biggest Spike in Traffic Deaths in 50 Years? Blame App
    New York Times By NEAL E. BOUDETTE NOV. 15, 2016 The messaging app Snapchat allows motorists to post photos that record the speed of the vehicle. The navigation app Waze rewards drivers with points when they report traffic jams and…
  • Nov 15

    3 Reasons Why a Lawyer May Not take Your Case

    3 Reasons Why a Lawyer May Not take Your Case
    Personal injury cases are accepted on the basis of facts and evidence, not fiction or pure empathy. At the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg, while we care deeply about the injuries our clients and prospective clients have endured, our…
Rank this Week: 2698

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

Focused on legal developments in the property-casualty industry. By Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
  • Dec 2

    Florida Supreme Court Decides that Concurrent Causes Equal Coverage

    Florida Supreme Court Decides that Concurrent Causes Equal Coverage
    It’s said that “defeat is an orphan,” but insurable losses often have multiple, concurrent causes. In some cases, one or more of those causes might be outside the scope of coverage, either by omission or exclusion. In…
  • Dec 1

    Ask the Public Adjustor: Covering Life with Wisdom*

    Ask the Public Adjustor: Covering Life with Wisdom*
    Dear Public Adjustor: I’m often proud of my dad, like when he stood up to the PTA about The Catcher in the Rye. But lately he has me worried. He’s sacrificed an entire season’s corn crop to build a ballfield in the middle of…
  • Nov 18

    Title Bout: Second Circuit Limits Parties’ Control Over Construction Of Policie

    Title Bout: Second Circuit Limits Parties’ Control Over Construction Of Policie
    Like other contracts, insurance policies are divided into parts, and most of the parts appear under headings or captions. A separate contract term (known as a “titles clause” or a “headings clause”) sometimes specifies…
Rank this Week: 1677

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business, immigration and real estate law. By Stok Folk + Kon, P.A.

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    High-Income Parents and Child Support in Florida

    High-Income Parents and Child Support in Florida
    A recent decision issued by the Fourth District Court of Appeal regarding the proper amount of child support to be paid by a father who made roughly $2 million annually addressed a sometimes challenging issue for the courts:  how to…
  • Nov 30

    South Florida Court Hits Ex-Wife with $6.8M Judgment for Tying Up Assets With Injunction

    South Florida Court Hits Ex-Wife with $6.8M Judgment for Tying Up Assets With Injunction
    The breakup of a for-profit medical school founder’s 50-plus-year marriage helped fuel a multitude of legal actions, with the founder’s wife seeking to freeze the assets of the university through the equitable distribution…
  • Nov 29

    ‘Continuing’ Torts and the Statute of Limitations in Florida Tortious Interference Case

    ‘Continuing’ Torts and the Statute of Limitations in Florida Tortious Interference Case
    An alleged part-owner of a feature film lost his right to bring a lawsuit against a movie studio for the studio’s alleged tortious interference with a business relationship because he waited too long to sue, the Third District Court of…
Rank this Week: 1803

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/
  • Dec 2

    Bilzin Sumberg Partner Calms Fears of Trump Hurting Miami Real Estate Market

    Bilzin Sumberg Partner Calms Fears of Trump Hurting Miami Real Estate Market
    Attorney James W. Shindell, Real Estate chair at Bilzin Sumberg, has a message for those who believe Donald Trump’s presidential election will hurt Miami’s real estate market: The sky is not falling. Shindell addressed concerns of…
  • Nov 18

    Discover What’s Ahead for Miami’s Condo Market

    Discover What’s Ahead for Miami’s Condo Market
    Significant issues facing the residential real estate industry in the coming year will be the topic of discussion on Wednesday, November 30 at the Urban Land Institute Southeast Florida & Caribbean’s annual Miami Condo &…
  • Nov 18

    Changes to Public Records Act Reshape Duties of Government Contractor

    Changes to Public Records Act Reshape Duties of Government Contractor
    Recent amendments to Florida’s Public Records Act change a government contractor’s responsibilities under the Act in four ways: (1) Public records requests must be made directly to the public agency and not the contractor. (2)…
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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/
  • Dec 2

    Gun Shop Liability Lawsuit Settles for $2.2M

    Gun Shop Liability Lawsuit Settles for $2.2M
    More than 30,000 people die and many tens of thousands more are injured every year in the U.S. as a result of gunshot wounds, either self-inflicted or as a result of violence. Firearm manufacturers and dealers are largely shielded from…
  • Nov 29

    Florida Dram Shop Lawsuit Filed After Fatal DUI Accident

    Florida Dram Shop Lawsuit Filed After Fatal DUI Accident
    Under limited circumstances, Florida law allows those injured by drunk drivers to recover from the establishments who served alcohol to the impaired motorist. F.S. 768.125 allows recompense from bars, restaurants and other establishments when…
  • Nov 26

    Deficient Roads, Bridges Put Florida Drivers at Risk

    Deficient Roads, Bridges Put Florida Drivers at Risk
    Our roads and bridges are in terrible shape, and that puts us all risk for serious injury and death while driving.  According to a recent report by TRIP, a transportation solutions research group in D.C., we would need to shell out $740…
Rank this Week: 4950

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Ambiguous Florida Weapons Law Results in Felony Arrest For Student Possessing a BB Gun in School

    Ambiguous Florida Weapons Law Results in Felony Arrest For Student Possessing a BB Gun in School
    In Florida, it is illegal for anyone to possess a “weapon” at school or a school-sponsored event without authorization.  A violation of this criminal statute is a third degree felony that carries up to five years in…
  • Nov 21

    Florida Uttering Forged Card Charge Did Not Apply to Gift Card

    Florida Uttering Forged Card Charge Did Not Apply to Gift Card
    In Florida, there are a variety of criminal statutes that deal with fraudulently using a credit card or altering a credit card to use it in an unauthorized manner.  When a defendant allegedly violates one of these criminal statutes, it…
  • Nov 18

    Florida Criminal Statute of Limitations is Delayed When Defendant is Out of State

    Florida Criminal Statute of Limitations is Delayed When Defendant is Out of State
    In Florida, the state has a certain period of time from the date a crime has occurred to prosecute the defendant.  Like other states, Florida has statutes of limitation which set out a number of years within which the state must…
Rank this Week: 1327

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida accidents. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Davis v. Baez – Florida Negligence Claim Against School Bus Driver Gets Green Light

    Davis v. Baez – Florida Negligence Claim Against School Bus Driver Gets Green Light
    A horrific school bus crash in Tennessee made international headlines when the driver, ferrying 37 children, strayed from the route and crashed, leaving six children dead and dozens injured. Questions have been raised as to whether the…
  • Nov 29

    Report: Truck Accident Risk Rises With $740 Billion Backlog of Road, Bridge Repair

    Report: Truck Accident Risk Rises With $740 Billion Backlog of Road, Bridge Repair
    There are approximately 4,000 large truck and bus crashes annually in the U.S., with most resulting in at least one serious injury or death. These vehicles are prevalent on our nation’s highways, where they cause significant…
  • Nov 25

    Florida Medical Malpractice Damage Caps Again Struck Down on Appeal

    Florida Medical Malpractice Damage Caps Again Struck Down on Appeal
    Another Florida appellate court has struck down a state law that restricts the amount of money that can be awarded for pain-and-suffering in a medical malpractice lawsuit that results in injury. The Florida Supreme Court had already declared…
Rank this Week: 3621

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Dec 2

    PIMCO to Pay $20 Million

    PIMCO to Pay $20 Million
    PIMCO will pay nearly $20 million to settle charges that it misled investors concerning the performance of PIMCO’s Total Return ETF (BOND), one of its first actively managed exchange-traded funds, according to a press announcement from…
  • Dec 2

    Roger S. Zullo and LPL Financial Annuity Investigation

    Roger S. Zullo and LPL Financial Annuity Investigation
    Have you suffered losses as a result of an annuity you purchased thorough LPL and its advisor Roger S. Zullo?  If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help. According to reports, the Massachusetts Securities…
  • Dec 1

    FINRA Charges Merrill Lynch $7 Million

    FINRA Charges Merrill Lynch $7 Million
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on November 30 it fined Merrill Lynch $7 million for inadequate supervision of client brokerage accounts that used leverage to buy Puerto Rican municipal bonds and other securities. Between…
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Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Dec 2

    November 2016 Cruise Ship Injurie

    November 2016 Cruise Ship Injurie
    At Waks and Barnett, P.A. we represent people who were hurt on cruise ships. With over 20 millions passengers and crew members traveling aboard ships around the world each year, it’s inevitable that accident happen — and injuries…
  • Nov 29

    Frayed Carpet to Blame for Cruise Passenger Injuries?

    Frayed Carpet to Blame for Cruise Passenger Injuries?
    Our law firm recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of a client. The lawsuit against Carnival Cruise line alleges injuries were suffered after our client tripped on frayed carpet while vacationing aboard the Carnival Imagination. Lawsuits of this…
  • Nov 29

    Cruise Passenger Alleges Negligence Is Reason for Injurie

    Cruise Passenger Alleges Negligence Is Reason for Injurie
    A Nov. 25 report in the Florida Record tells of a disabled passenger suing Carnival Cruise Line. In the lawsuit filed by attorneys John Billera of Billera Law in Boca Raton and by Joseph Madalon of The Madalon Law Firm in Fort…
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Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 3 of 5

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 3 of 5
    FAQs About The Process Of Civil Rights Restoration What Is The Process Involved In Having Your Civil Rights Restored? It is actually quite a long, arduous process. There are several different types of restoration one may apply for. You can…
  • Nov 23

    When Even a Small Flaw in the State’s Case Can Overturn a Conviction in Florida

    When Even a Small Flaw in the State’s Case Can Overturn a Conviction in Florida
    In a criminal case, there are many details that both the prosecution and the defense must manage. The law imposes many requirements, both large and small, on the state regarding how it carries out a prosecution in order to ensure compliance…
  • Nov 15

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 2 of 5

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 2 of 5
    Restoring Of Civil Rights And Civil Liberties In Florida How And When Is Restoring Civil Liberties And Civil Rights Possible? Civil liberties and civil rights are one in the same. Though it is a long and costly process that does take a lot of…
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Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Nursing Home Work Safety Hazards Endanger Patients Too

    Nursing Home Work Safety Hazards Endanger Patients Too
    Workers at state-run nursing homes face a higher risk of on-the-job injuries than construction workers or those in manufacturing. That’s based on the latest figures from the annual report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on…
  • Nov 28

    Nursing Home Neglect Alleged in Death of Couple, 91 and 92

    Nursing Home Neglect Alleged in Death of Couple, 91 and 92
    A woman in Oregon has filed a $2.7 million lawsuit against a nursing home, as well the physical therapy and hospice providers who were on contract with the facility, for alleged negligence resulting in the death of her elderly mother and…
  • Nov 21

    $145M Nursing Home Settlement for Medically Unnecessary Rehab Service

    $145M Nursing Home Settlement for Medically Unnecessary Rehab Service
    A national nursing home chain with dozens of locations in Florida (including in Orlando) has agreed to pay $145 million to resolve a government lawsuit alleging the company violated the federal False Claims Act by intentionally causing its…
Rank this Week: 3660

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/
  • Dec 2

    Jacksonville registered sex predator arrested for alleged rape

    Jacksonville registered sex predator arrested for alleged rape
    A Jacksonville man is in police custody facing a pending sexual battery charge.  The man also happens to be a registered sexual predator in Florida who is on probation.  According to an article in the Florida Times Union, the man…
  • Nov 10

    Woman arrested in St. Johns County after being found unconscious with a baby

    Woman arrested in St. Johns County after being found unconscious with a baby
    A woman was recently arrested in St. Johns County, Florida on several charges resulting from her being found sleeping with a baby on her.  According to an article on News4Jax.com, Police say the woman was parked at a gas station and was…
  • Oct 20

    Jacksonville mother charged with child abuse after child found in car

    Jacksonville mother charged with child abuse after child found in car
    A woman in Jacksonville was arrested on the charge of child abuse after being accused of leaving her child in a hot car with no air conditioning.  According to a report in a report from News4Jax, the woman allegedly left the small child…
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Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Provides updates and commentary on whistleblower cases. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    How do I become a whistleblower?

    How do I become a whistleblower?
      A whistleblower is a person who reports fraud, corruption or other wrongdoing, usually, but not always, at their place of work.  Most states have laws that protect whistleblowers and prohibit employers from firing, demoting…
  • Nov 18

    The False Claims Act – One Defense Against Military Contractor Fraud

    The False Claims Act – One Defense Against Military Contractor Fraud
    A study done by the National Contract Management Association revealed that in 2014, at close to three billion dollars, the Department of Defense accounted for two-thirds of the nation’s corporate contract spending.  This vast…
  • Nov 11

    More Medicare Part D Fraud in Miami

    More Medicare Part D Fraud in Miami
    On November 8, 2016, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District Florida announced the conviction and sentencing of two defendants in a Medicare Part D fraud case. What is Medicare Part D?   As most people…
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Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
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Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Covers Florida construction law and government contracting. By David Adelstein.

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • Dec 2

    BENEFITS TO INSUREDS UNDER PROPERTY INSURANCE POLICY – CONCURRENT CAUSE DOCTRINE

    BENEFITS TO INSUREDS UNDER PROPERTY INSURANCE POLICY – CONCURRENT CAUSE DOCTRINE
    The Florida Supreme Court in Sebo v. American Home Assurance Co., Inc., 41 Fla. L. Weekly S582a (Fla. 2016) gave really good news to claimants seeking recovery under a first-party all-risk property insurance policy.  The Court held that…
  • Nov 25

    SPEARIN DOCTRINE AS AN AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE

    SPEARIN DOCTRINE AS AN AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE
    The Spearin doctrine, referred to as the implied warranty of constructability doctrine, is oftentimes utilized as an affirmative defense by a contractor being sued for construction defects.  Under the Spearin doctrine (recognized in the…
  • Nov 19

    OWNER’S OBLIGATION GIVING NOTICE TO CURE TO CONTRACTOR AND ANALYZING REPAIR PROTOCOL

    OWNER’S OBLIGATION GIVING NOTICE TO CURE TO CONTRACTOR AND ANALYZING REPAIR PROTOCOL
    Recently, I read an informative article from another attorney addressing considerations of an owner when it receives a repair protocol in response to a Florida Statutes Chapter 558 notice of defect letter.   This is a…
Rank this Week: 1411

Psychology and Mental Health Law…

Psychology and Mental Health Law Blog

Covers health law, psychology and mental health law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://mentalhealthlawblog.wordpress.com
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Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

Covers health law and nursing law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
  • Dec 1

    Don’t Take Away From Your Professional Reputation. Make Sure Your Correspondence Is Professional: 30 Tips (Part 1 of 3)

    Don’t Take Away From Your Professional Reputation. Make Sure Your Correspondence Is Professional: 30 Tips (Part 1 of 3)
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law I review numerous letters, e-mails, memoranda, and other kinds of correspondence prepared by my physician and nurse clients over the span of my…
  • Nov 27

    It Is Always a Bad Idea For Nurse To…

    It Is Always a Bad Idea For Nurse To…
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law In my 30 plus years of practice representing physicians, dentists, nurses and mental health professionals, I have defended clients involved in many…
  • Oct 26

    Nursing Home Chain Reaches Record High False Claims Act Settlement With DOJ

    Nursing Home Chain Reaches Record High False Claims Act Settlement With DOJ
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On October 24, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Life Care Centers of America will be paying $145 million to ……
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Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

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

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
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Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3421