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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: 70

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    How Do Your Driving Habits Compare to Others?

    How Do Your Driving Habits Compare to Others?
    How much do you drive? Do you drive during the daytime and/or evening hours? Do you drive for commuting purposes on the weekdays and stay home on the weekends, or do you drive on the weekends too? While you definitely know how you would…
  • Aug 25

    What Every Driver Needs to Know About Car Defect

    What Every Driver Needs to Know About Car Defect
    Did you know that since the year 2000, there have been over 9 million auto recalls in this nation? What’s shocking is that it seems carmakers are making more errors and allowing safety concerns to slip by and not taking customer…
  • Aug 21

    Electrical Accidents: Serious Workplace Accidents Warranting Workers’ Comp Benefit

    Electrical Accidents: Serious Workplace Accidents Warranting Workers’ Comp Benefit
    There are many types of workplace accidents, with one of the most serious being electrical accidents. This is because electrical accidents often result in severe injuries and death. In fact, 5-10% of workplace deaths are caused by electrical…
Rank this Week: 104

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/
  • Sep 3

    Former AUSA Michael Garofola (and Bachelorette contestant!) back in the new

    Former AUSA Michael Garofola (and Bachelorette contestant!) back in the new
    S.F. Lawyers beat me to it.  Earlier this year, Garofola, a former Davis Polk & Wardwell associate and federal prosecutor, took a break from his job as general counsel for Trans Pacific Polymers and Gulf Energy and Chemical Company…
  • Sep 3

    PB Post live tweeting federal trial in WPB (UPDATED)

    PB Post live tweeting federal trial in WPB (UPDATED)
    Joe Zada is waiting for a verdict in West Palm Beach. Big fraud case with lots of shenanigans.  The Palm Beach Post live tweeted closing arguments here.  And here's a nice summary from the online paper:Joseph Zada didn’t show…
  • Sep 1

    SCOTUS: Bond for ex-Governor

    SCOTUS: Bond for ex-Governor
    I've never seen the Supreme Court do this before, but it granted bond for former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell yesterday in this order.  From the Richmond Times-Disptach:In a surprise to some observers, the U.S. Supreme Court on…
Rank this Week: 127

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 136

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    "HUCKLEBERRY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE" DOUBLES DOWN ON HIS ATTACK ON THE CONSTITUTION

    "HUCKLEBERRY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE" DOUBLES DOWN ON HIS ATTACK ON THE CONSTITUTION
    UPDATE:  The jail house door has slammed behind Ms. Davis as she is found in contempt of court.  The bottom line: don't openly defy a federal judge, unless you are ready for 3 hots and a cot.Ms. Davis is described as being in…
  • Sep 2

    AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

    AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
    UPDATE WARREN SCHWARTZ: We've heard that long time REGJB fixture Warren Schwartz had some unexpected surgery today, but that he is doing fine and resting comfortably. We are sure all of our readers join in wishing him a speedy…
  • Aug 31

    REPORT FROM GROUND ZERO

    REPORT FROM GROUND ZERO
    DRAFT UPDATE (yawn) 9pm tonight? Let us know. Rain storm Erika. Ground Zero. Wet leaves scattered everywhere. The gardner will be upset. Neighbor has a tree branch down. Uhho. Channel seven news van comes screeching…
Rank this Week: 161

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/
  • Aug 31

    Cruise Cocaine Bust in Fort Lauderdale

    Cruise Cocaine Bust in Fort Lauderdale
    News outlets are reporting that a cruise passenger sailing to Port Everglades from the Bahamas was arrested after the U.S. Customs & Border Protection discovered 2.4 pounds of cocaine in the man's luggage and additional drugs taped…
  • Aug 29

    Crew Member Allegedly Rapes Passenger on Costa Diadema

    Crew Member Allegedly Rapes Passenger on Costa Diadema
    An Italian newspaper reports today that a Costa crew member is accused of raping a young passenger aboard the Costa Diadema while the cruise ship was docked in Naples. The newspaper says that a Costa bartender allegedly followed an 18…
  • Aug 29

    New Crime Warnings for the Bahama

    New Crime Warnings for the Bahama
    "New Crime Warnings - Brits, Canadians Put Citizens on Alert" read the headlines of the Nassau Guardian yesterday.  The newspaper reports that the governments of Britain and Canada issued advisories to their citizens about the rising…
Rank this Week: 158

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Aug 21

    Beware Recent Identity Theft Scam by Debt Collector

    Beware Recent Identity Theft Scam by Debt Collector
    Please be careful when providing personal information to people who call you. Recently we have had an increased number of calls from people saying they have received phone calls from someone who claims to be a debt collection company. This…
  • Jul 27

    The BEST Debt Collection Defense Attorney

    The BEST Debt Collection Defense Attorney
    Client:  DB Client Review: I was served a court summons for a debt collection from CACH LLC, that had been hugely inflated. After doing some research and reading nothing but great and positive reviews, I decided to give Mr. Taras…
  • Jul 3

    A Miracle Worker. Simply the Best!

    A Miracle Worker. Simply the Best!
    Client:  Ade Client Review: Let me start by saying: if you have a debt collection situation (in my case with CACH LLC). LOOK NO LONGER. No one ever wants to be in a situation where they NEED to hire an attorney, but when you need to, Mr.…
Rank this Week: 189

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/
  • Sep 2

    FINRA Awards UBS Client $2.9 Million

    FINRA Awards UBS Client $2.9 Million
    UBS ordered to pay $2.9 million in another FINRA arbitration claim. The financial Industry Regulator authority (FINRA) awarded Ana Teresa Lopes-Gonzales and Andres Ricardo Gomez $2.4 million in damages and about $480,000 for attorneys fees.…
  • Sep 2

    SEC Settles Charges Against Colonial Tidewater Reality

    SEC Settles Charges Against Colonial Tidewater Reality
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced they settled charges against three men that defrauded investor in Colonial Tidewater Reality. The SEC also settled charges with Signator Investors for failure to supervise two of their…
  • Aug 31

    Recovery United Mortgage Trust Investment Losse

    Recovery United Mortgage Trust Investment Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in United Mortgage Trust? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim against the brokerage firm that sold you the investment. Real…
Rank this Week: 228

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: 205

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/
  • Sep 2

    Thoughts on the Tom Clancy estate tax allocation litigation

    Thoughts on the Tom Clancy estate tax allocation litigation
    Baltimore City Orphans’ Court Judge Lewyn Scott Garrett entered this 47-page order ruling that the late author’s estate taxes must be paid exclusively from the trust going to the four adult children of his first…
  • Aug 23

    2015 Florida trust and estate legislative roundup

    2015 Florida trust and estate legislative roundup
    This was another busy year on the legislative front. Most of the changes to our Probate and Trust Codes were rolled into House Bill 343, which I report on below. In a subsequent blog post I’ll report on House Bill…
  • Aug 17

    4th & 5th DCAs: When does a probate judge have “personal” jurisdiction over a personal representative or trustee?

    4th & 5th DCAs: When does a probate judge have “personal” jurisdiction over a personal representative or trustee?
    Section 731.105 of our Probate Code tells us that all probate matters are “in rem” proceedings. In my last post I wrote about two recent cases testing the outer limits of a probate court’s in rem jurisdictional…
Rank this Week: 248

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

Discusses short-term and long-term disability cases. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.disabilitylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 251

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: 257

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: 233

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Florida Alimony and Proposed Legislative Changes for 2013

    Florida Alimony and Proposed Legislative Changes for 2013
    Florida marriages lasting longer than sixteen (16) years may result in an award of permanent alimony if the spouses decide to divorce. Over recent years the debate of alimony in Florida has been at the forefront of legislative session. The…
  • Feb 26

    What Is the Harm in Doing Your Own Divorce in Florida?

    What Is the Harm in Doing Your Own Divorce in Florida?
    The world of, "do it yourself," has become far easier over the years with the invention of the internet. People now walk into doctors' offices and tell the doctor what their diagnosis is and what medication to prescribe. The same is true…
  • Feb 22

    Establishing Paternity of a Child in Florida: Establishing Parental Rights and Visitation

    Establishing Paternity of a Child in Florida: Establishing Parental Rights and Visitation
    In recent years, the rules and laws regarding paternity actions in Florida have changed. Paternity cases generally establishes a father’s parental rights to a child in Florida; however, if the paternity case is brought by the Florida…
Rank this Week: 239

Articles on Immigration -…

Articles on Immigration - International Child Advocacy - Human Rights

By Ama Appiah.

http://lawofficeofamanappiah.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding,…
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding, the…
  • Apr 18

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain
    Despite previous reports of reform in Bahrain, the following article reports that human rights violations continue to occur against anti-government protestors and detainees.  Read the full story…
Rank this Week: 252

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/
  • Sep 4

    ¡Hable Inglés Por Favor!

    ¡Hable Inglés Por Favor!
    ¡Dios mío!El multimillonario y líder en los sondeos de las primarias republicanas Donald Trump criticó el miércoles a su rival Jeb Bush porque habla en público en español, la lengua materna…
  • Sep 3

    Go Directly to Jail!

    Go Directly to Jail!
    Good!Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was taken to jail Thursday by U.S. Marshals after a federal judge found her in contempt of court for ignoring his order to issue marriage licenses.U.S. District Judge David Bunning ordered Davis to remain in…
  • Sep 3

    Will Someone Please Marry This Man?

    Will Someone Please Marry This Man?
    Miami lawyer Michael Garofola is looking for love on every reality show he can:Earlier this year, Garofola, a former Davis Polk & Wardwell associate and federal prosecutor, took a break from his job as general counsel for Trans Pacific…
Rank this Week: 293

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    How Long Does the State Have to File Charges After an Arrest?

    How Long Does the State Have to File Charges After an Arrest?
    The waiting is the hardest part, according to Tom Petty.  I get quite a few calls from folks wondering how long it will be before the state files charges against them.  I always say, if you’re going to wait around to see what…
  • Aug 26

    How to Avoid Deportation by Withdrawing a Plea

    How to Avoid Deportation by Withdrawing a Plea
    Buyer’s Remorse is a very real phenomenon in criminal cases.  It’s difficult for judges and defense attorneys to think of all the ways in which a criminal case can impact a person’s life.  Who would think that an…
  • Aug 17

    Drugs in the Back of a Cop Car — Can They Prove This Case?

    Drugs in the Back of a Cop Car — Can They Prove This Case?
    Sometimes, criminals can be smart.  For example, consider the highly illegal trade of elephant ivory tusks.  It makes me absolutely sick to think that such wonderful animals are slaughtered for their teeth, but it does happen,…
Rank this Week: 285

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

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

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 268

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/
  • Aug 28

    Two Men Plead Guilty to Importing 24 Pounds of Flakka Ingredient in Broward County

    Two Men Plead Guilty to Importing 24 Pounds of Flakka Ingredient in Broward County
    Two men pleaded guilty Thursday to importing more than 24 pounds of the main ingredient in the street drug flakka from China to Broward County. Federal authorities arrested a 25-year-old Orlando man and a 21-year-old Clermont man in June…
  • Aug 26

    Registered Sex Offender Arrested on Child Porn Charges in Gainesville

    Registered Sex Offender Arrested on Child Porn Charges in Gainesville
    A registered sex offender in Gainesville has been charged with possession of child pornography after police allege he had many illegal images on his cellphone. According to an arrest report, an investigation is also underway into whether he…
  • Aug 20

    Man Accused of Asking Preteen Girls for Sex Online

    Man Accused of Asking Preteen Girls for Sex Online
    Clay County investigators arrested a 32-year-old Jacksonville man Friday that they claim made fake online profiles posing as a boy to lure preteen girls into having sex. The man is charged with using a computer to solicit a child for sex,…
Rank this Week: 459

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    How Liquid are Your Bonds?

    How Liquid are Your Bonds?
    Recent turmoil in the financial markets may have you considering whether to sell or ride things out.  If your portfolio contains individual bonds, you should factor in the liquidity of the bonds you hold when making that decision.…
  • Aug 18

    Citigroup Will Pay $180 Million to Settle SEC Case

    Citigroup Will Pay $180 Million to Settle SEC Case
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. (“CGMI”) and Citigroup Alternative Investments LLC (“CAI”) have agreed to settle charges concerning two…
  • Aug 17

    Aegis Fined for Selling Unregistered Penny Stock

    Aegis Fined for Selling Unregistered Penny Stock
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) announced that is has settled enforcement actions with Aegis Capital Corp. (“Aegis”), two of its chief compliance officers, and its CEO.  Aegis, based in New…
Rank this Week: 474

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers federal and Florida employment, discrimination and sexual harassment law, news and cases. By Matthew Seth Sarelson.

http://www.floridaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!
    Effective January 1, 2015, Florida’s minimum wage is $8.05 per hour. Tipped employees must be paid at least $5.03 per hour. Need help complying with federal or Florida wage laws? Are you owed money from your employer for minimum wage or…
  • Mar 29

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.
    The National Labor Relations Board ruled that full-scholarship student athletes who play football for Northwestern University are “employees” under the National Labor Relations Act, and thus have the right to for a union and…
  • Aug 13

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say
    As anyone running for a political office right now will tell you, the number one crisis facing the nation today is unemployment. According to the Huffington Post, more than five million Americans have been between jobs for at least six…
Rank this Week: 418

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Sep 1

    Harrison Schumacher & Quantum Energy Named In SEC Action

    Harrison Schumacher & Quantum Energy Named In SEC Action
    August 27, 2015 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has alleged that Harrison Schumacher and his two Los Angeles companies, Quantum Energy LLC and Quaneco LLC, raised over $12.3 million from some 300 investors in connection with oil…
  • Sep 1

    SEC Names West Palm Beach Man in Boiler Room Securities Fraud

    SEC Names West Palm Beach Man in Boiler Room Securities Fraud
    August 20, 2015-West Palm Beach, FL Moshe Yehuda Dunoff was charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with participating in a boiler room fraud that raised over $1.5 million from 58 investors in 14 countries. Victims were led to…
  • Sep 1

    Iowa Regulators Name Austin Texas Residents In Oil & Gas Securities Fraud Action

    Iowa Regulators Name Austin Texas Residents In Oil & Gas Securities Fraud Action
    August 28, 2015 Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart issued a cease and desist order to the following Austin, Texas residents: Carson Energy, Inc.                        …
Rank this Week: 532

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Three Sisters, Two Others Killed, Boy 6 Critically Injured, in Horrific Florida Crash

    Three Sisters, Two Others Killed, Boy 6 Critically Injured, in Horrific Florida Crash
    A 6-year-old boy is the only survivor in a two-car auto accident in Florida that claimed the lives of three sisters, their friend and the child’s mother. Although the cause of the crash, which occurred on State Road 70, just east of…
  • Aug 23

    Faulty Road Work Signs Cited in Injury-Causing Auto Pileup

    Faulty Road Work Signs Cited in Injury-Causing Auto Pileup
    Defendants in car accident lawsuits aren’t always other drivers and their insurance companies. There are many entities – both on and off the road – that can play a role in causing a crash. For example, a bar that serves…
  • Aug 18

    Bodiford v. Rollins – Florida Car Accident Lawsuit Affirms Damages, Reverses on Comparative Fault

    Bodiford v. Rollins – Florida Car Accident Lawsuit Affirms Damages, Reverses on Comparative Fault
    A man who suffered significant injuries as a result of a Florida car accident prevailed recently in 5th District Court of Appeals. Appellate justices in Bodiford v. Rollins ruled that not only were the $1 million in damages appropriate, but…
Rank this Week: 560

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

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

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Aug 26

    Helpful Tips for Reviewing your TRIM Notice

    Helpful Tips for Reviewing your TRIM Notice
    Those owning real property in Lee County have likely received their annual TRIM (Truth in Millage) Notice. From my experience of practicing in this area of the law, I have found that some questions continue to repeat every year once taxpayers…
  • Aug 20

    New Definitions of “Property Owner” and “Real Property” Affect Florida Law as of October 1, 2015

    New Definitions of “Property Owner” and “Real Property” Affect Florida Law as of October 1, 2015
    On October 1, 2015, various revisions to the Bert J. Harris, Jr., Private Property Rights Act will take effect. On October 1, among other things, the definitions of “property owner” and “real property” will change as…
  • Aug 18

    What Options Do Owners Have to Take Possession of Real Property in Florida?

    What Options Do Owners Have to Take Possession of Real Property in Florida?
    With increasing frequency, I am receiving calls from people who want to remove someone from possession of a residence owned by the caller. Invariably, the caller insists that the possessor should be evicted, but upon closer inspection, the…
Rank this Week: 616

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
  • Aug 6

    Estate Administration and Short Term Market

    Estate Administration and Short Term Market
    Several years ago, I took on an estate-planning client, “Kevin,” who had worked at the Eastman Kodak Company for his entire adult life. He had earned stock bonuses in the company over the years, so that by his retirement a…
  • Jul 31

    Estate Administration and Short Term Market

    Estate Administration and Short Term Market
    Several years ago, I took on an estate-planning client, “Kevin,” who had worked at the Eastman Kodak Company for his entire adult life. He had earned stock bonuses in the company over the years, so that by his retirement a…
  • Jul 24

    Death & Debts – Five Things Surviving Family Members Need to Know

    Death & Debts – Five Things Surviving Family Members Need to Know
    When a loved one dies, the last thing family members want to do is field calls from debt collectors. If you are the personal representative (executor) of the estate or trustee of your love one’s revocable trust, chances are you will…
Rank this Week: 516

Florida Intellectual Property Law…

Florida Intellectual Property Law Blog

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

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

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

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

    Patent Writing Secrets: What's the Hook?

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

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

    Reader Question: Should I take my idea to an investor before getting a patent?
    L.C. asks: Quick question. Would there be any issues going to angel investors, or venture capitalists before starting the entire patent process? Would that spark any legal trouble down the line? My answer. It's not that it would spark legal…
Rank this Week: 577

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former LPL Financial Broker Julius Kenney

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former LPL Financial Broker Julius Kenney
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Julius Franklin Kenney IV (CRD #5500248, Calhoun, Georgia). Kenney recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in…
  • Sep 2

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Michael J. Howard

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Michael J. Howard
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Michael John Howard (CRD #2966446, Frankfort, Illinois). Howard recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was assessed a deferred fine of $15,000 and suspended from…
  • Aug 31

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Justin Amaral

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Justin Amaral
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Justin Amaral (CRD #4440980, Boston, Massachusetts). Amaral recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any…
Rank this Week: 924

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Statutory Rape

    Statutory Rape
    States, including Florida, often pass laws to protect children.  Statutory rape laws are intended to protect children from being victims of sexual advances by older people.  Florida Statute 794.05, entitled Unlawful Sexual Activity…
  • Aug 31

    Illegal Searches and Suppression of Evidence

    Illegal Searches and Suppression of Evidence
    In general, a warrantless search at a person’s home will be considered unreasonable, unless one of five exceptions to the warrant requirement is met.  Evidence gained as a result of illegal searches can be suppressed by the trial…
  • Aug 25

    Shooting Your Gun in Self Defense

    Shooting Your Gun in Self Defense
    If you are a gun owner with thoughts of protecting yourself and/or your family, getting a concealed carry permit is an important task for you.  As a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer and Florida gun rights lawyer, I can tell you that…
Rank this Week: 679

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Distracted Driving in Florida School Zones a Growing Problem

    Distracted Driving in Florida School Zones a Growing Problem
    The Florida Highway Patrol reports that in the last three years, the number of distracted driving accidents in Florida has shot up by 25 percent. Part of this has to do with the ever-expanding access to smart phones and people’s…
  • Aug 28

    Auffret v. Capitales Tours – Motor Coach Accident Lawsuit

    Auffret v. Capitales Tours – Motor Coach Accident Lawsuit
    An appeals court in California has ordered reconsideration of a dismissal order in lawsuits filed by 26 plaintiffs who were injured or lost family members in a motor coach accident involving a French tourist company. The crash happened in the…
  • Aug 25

    Wilde v. Okechobee Aerie – Florida Jury Awards $11M in Fatal DUI Accident

    Wilde v. Okechobee Aerie – Florida Jury Awards $11M in Fatal DUI Accident
    Florida’s dram shop law, codified in F.S. 768.125, allows for licensed establishments to face civil liability when they irresponsibly and knowingly serve alcohol to someone who is underage or known to be habitually addicted to alcohol,…
Rank this Week: 680

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Aug 30

    Court Disposes of Former CEO’s Claims Against Purchaser of His Company’s Trash Cart

    Court Disposes of Former CEO’s Claims Against Purchaser of His Company’s Trash Cart
    Normally, in litigation between executives and employees, the executive will bring suit after he or she is fired, alleging wrongdoing by the former employer. This makes sense: the employer, after all, is the one who took the adverse action…
  • Aug 26

    The Inbox – The Games We Play

    The Inbox – The Games We Play
    On his way through the San Francisco International Airport with the hopes of boarding his flight to China, Silicon Valley former employee Jing Zeng was not greeted by the friendly faces of a flight crew, but rather the handcuff-wielding…
  • Aug 18

    When Trouble Looms, How Many Battles Will You Have To Fight?

    When Trouble Looms, How Many Battles Will You Have To Fight?
    Indemnification and advancement are intended to protect individuals from claims asserted against them by shareholders or regulators by virtue of their position with a business entity.  A minimum level of protection is guaranteed by…
Rank this Week: 896

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    When Divorces Go Wrong, You Can Appeal

    When Divorces Go Wrong, You Can Appeal
    If your divorce case goes wrong, you made need to appeal the judge’s decision. Judges don’t always get it right. I’ve witnessed this as a Jacksonville family and divorce lawyer. Whenever, cases have reached a final…
  • Aug 5

    Divorce Happen

    Divorce Happen
    Divorce is an unfortunate reality.  It happens to people of all walks of life from the average Joe to household names like celebrity couple Gwen Steffani and Gavin Rossdale.   According to TMZ.com, Gwen filed for divorce on Monday.…
  • Jul 11

    Divorce: Ways to Save Money

    Divorce: Ways to Save Money
    “Why is divorce so expensive? Because it’s worth it. “- Unknown As a Jacksonville divorce lawyer, I can tell you that the average person that is thinking of divorce worries about the cost of  divorce.  The ugly…
Rank this Week: 895

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Comments on South Florida injury law. By Friedman, Rodman & Frank, P.A.

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 664

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: 789

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

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

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 24

    Insurance Company Advertising Continues To Grow

    Insurance Company Advertising Continues To Grow
    Every year in Tallahassee the insurance company lobbyists  push for Tort Reform.  The story is always the same. The poor insurance companies are losing millions of dollars, and if something isn’t done soon, then all the…
  • Aug 20

    Why Flakka Is Florida’s New Most Dangerous Drug (And What You Need to Know)

    Why Flakka Is Florida’s New Most Dangerous Drug (And What You Need to Know)
    So many of America’s most outrageous headlines seem to begin with the same two words — “Florida man.” Or, as was the case in Fort Lauderdale recently, “Florida superhuman.” The Sunshine State has a…
  • Aug 2

    When Are Dentists Liable for Dental Malpractice?

    When Are Dentists Liable for Dental Malpractice?
    We all hear a lot about medical malpractice, but how does that apply to dentists? Are they treated the same as other doctors under Florida Medical Malpractice Law? Does Florida recognize dental malpractice? We answer these questions and more…
Rank this Week: 669

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 691

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 730

Florida Personal Injury Attorney…

Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida personal injury topics such as auto, truck, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents, as well as insurance. By the Law Offices of Lazarus and Lazarus.

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    Coumadin Injuries and Death often Attributed to Pharmacist Error

    Coumadin Injuries and Death often Attributed to Pharmacist Error
    Sometimes Called “The Most Dangerous Drug in America” Coumadin is a brand name for Warfarin, an anti-coagulant drug that is prescribed most often to treat thrombosis, or blood clots. It was initially introduced in 1948 as a…
  • Jul 21

    South Florida Homicide Raises Negligent Security Issue

    South Florida Homicide Raises Negligent Security Issue
    If you live in south Florida you may recall the very tragic case of a 19-year-old chef who was murdered in her apartment in the City of Oakland Park last year. On June 3rd, 2014 police say that the killer entered through a sliding-glass door…
  • Jul 8

    Florida Medical Malpractice Caps Ruled Unconstitutional

    Florida Medical Malpractice Caps Ruled Unconstitutional
    Florida Medical Malpractice Caps Ruled Unconstitutional How do you relate pain and suffering to someone? You can use hand motions like rubbing your forehead and say “Wow, I have a terrible headache!” But that only goes so far,…
Rank this Week: 662

Criminal Law Blog & News

Criminal Law Blog & News

Covers Florida criminal law, crime history and weird crime news. By DeThomasis & Buchanan, PA.

http://reasonabledoubt.org/index.php/criminallawblog
Rank this Week: 870

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

http://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 3

    South Florida Nursing Home Chain to Pay $17M in Whistleblower Suit

    South Florida Nursing Home Chain to Pay $17M in Whistleblower Suit
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law A Miami-based nursing home chain has agreed to pay a record $17 million to settle a False Claims Act suit that was brought … Continue…
  • May 6

    The American Nurses Association Breathes New Life Into The Nursing Code of Ethics For 2015

    The American Nurses Association Breathes New Life Into The Nursing Code of Ethics For 2015
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On a daily basis, the average nurse uses knowledge, training and ethical standards to make vital decisions regarding patient health. Nurses are…
  • Feb 17

    Crack Down on Unlicensed Practice of Nursing by Florida Department of Health

    Crack Down on Unlicensed Practice of Nursing by Florida Department of Health
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida in Health Law The Florida Department of Health (DOH) recently made a presentation regarding its increased investigation and prosecution of the unlicensed practice of…
Rank this Week: 667

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 675

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 14

    “Bill Cosby Is Innocent…”

    “Bill Cosby Is Innocent…”
    …says my friend Whoopi Goldberg. In defending Bill Cosby, she stated, “The bottom line is, that’s the law.” She added,”Innocent until proven guilty.” In illustrating the importance of due process, Whoopi…
  • Jun 29

    Can Baltimore Police Officers’ Statements Be Used Against Them?

    Can Baltimore Police Officers’ Statements Be Used Against Them?
    INTRODUCTION It has just been revealed that all six of the criminally charged Baltimore police officers, who were involved in the arrest of now deceased Freddie Gray, provided statements to law enforcement investigators. At the time of this…
  • Jun 22

    Florida Parents Arrested For Felony Child Neglect- A Miscarriage of Justice!

    Florida Parents Arrested For Felony Child Neglect- A Miscarriage of Justice!
    This one really gets me. Two parents from Florida were arrested for felony child neglect. What did they do? Starve their child? Deprive their child of needed medical care? Leave the child abandoned on the streets for days with no food,…
Rank this Week: 878

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Human Trafficking Victims Sue Website Used to Conduct Cybersex Sting

    Human Trafficking Victims Sue Website Used to Conduct Cybersex Sting
    An ongoing police operation has led to dozens of arrests on solicitation and human trafficking charges, according to the Providence Police Department and the city's Major Jorge Elorza. Throughout this operation,…
  • Jun 24

    Understanding the Difference Between Solicitation and Human Trafficking

    Understanding the Difference Between Solicitation and Human Trafficking
    A recent article in the online legal journal, Above the Law, discussed a typical cybersex prostitution sting in Texas that had an interesting legal twist. One of the men taken into custody that day, Aaron…
  • Jun 15

    Florida Cybersex Sting Nets Men Who Worked at Disney World and other Tourist Attraction

    Florida Cybersex Sting Nets Men Who Worked at Disney World and other Tourist Attraction
    The latest installment in Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd's crusade to crack down on Internet child sex offenders led to the arrest of no less than 22 men, each one of them looking to have sex with girls whom they believed to be…
Rank this Week: 655

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as foreclosure defense. By Christie D. Arkovich, P.A.

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 890

Florida Divorce & Family Law…

Florida Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current events related to divorce and family law matters in Florida. By Christine Bauer.

http://bauerfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    Long Term Marriage and Alimony Reform

    Long Term Marriage and Alimony Reform
    If you are paying alimony, about to be paying alimony, or receiving alimony, I am sure that you have read all the latest on alimony reform in Florida. Everyone is talking about these wonderful calculations that will help put surety into the…
  • Jan 7

    Same Sex Marriage In Florida!!!

    Same Sex Marriage In Florida!!!
    Florida on Monday became the thirty-sixth state to allow same-sex marriages, as a state court judge in Miami ordered a Dade County clerk to start issuing licenses to same-sex couples. This is something that Floridians have been waiting a…
  • Sep 2

    Florida Most Expensive State to File Divorce

    Florida Most Expensive State to File Divorce
    I read online recently that Florida is the most expensive State to File for Divorce in. Here are the top ten: 10. Tennessee, $302 9. Utah, $310 8. Pennsylvania, $317 7. Arizona, $321 6. Louisiana, $324 5. New York, $335 4. Illinois,…
Rank this Week: 910

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Aronfeld Trial Lawyers

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Personal Injury Attorney in Miami: The World of Practicing Law in 2013

    Personal Injury Attorney in Miami: The World of Practicing Law in 2013
    It has become increasingly difficult for me reconcile the idyllic vision I enjoyed of the practice of personal injury law in the first two decades of my legal career with the reality of being an attorney in Miami in 2013. I took the Oath of…
  • Sep 26

    Hit By a Car Crossing the Street

    Hit By a Car Crossing the Street
    One of the very first things we all learn as children is to hold hands when we cross the street.  As we get older and realize that crossing a street is a “survivable” experience, the need to hold hands and the fear both…
  • Sep 24

    Florida’s Move Over Law: Stopping on a Highway is Extremely Dangerou

    Florida’s Move Over Law: Stopping on a Highway is Extremely Dangerou
    A horrifying scene played out on the Sawgrass Expressway in Broward County, Florida, when James Schneider, 35, pulled his pickup truck over and got out of the vehicle in an attempt to save a stranded cat.  During the cat rescue, a driver…
Rank this Week: 745