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Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
  • Aug 18

    Coral Gables Police Officer Manny Rivero Arrested on Domestic Violence Allegation

    Coral Gables Police Officer Manny Rivero Arrested on Domestic Violence Allegation
    Coral Gables police officer Manny Rivero was arrested on August 16 for allegedly beating his wife. Rivero, 39, faces a domestic battery charge. He was held at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center overnight and was released on $2,500…
  • Aug 18

    Florida Civil Asset Forfeiture Cases – A Sample

    Florida Civil Asset Forfeiture Cases – A Sample
    When it comes to civil asset forfeiture, you win some and you lose some. Minor details can make all of the difference. Here are some examples of forfeiture cases and their outcomes. City of Edgewood v. Williams, 556 So. 2d 1390 (Fla. 1990)…
  • Aug 17

    Jackson Memorial Employee Thomas Mahon Arrested for Attempting to View Child Pornography

    Jackson Memorial Employee Thomas Mahon Arrested for Attempting to View Child Pornography
    Jackson Memorial employee Thomas Mahon of Miami, Florida was arrested on August 15 after he repeatedly attempted to view child pornography on a hospital computer. Mahon, 61, faces charges for attempting to transmit child pornography and has…
Rank this Week: 82

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jul 31

    Auto Complaints Lead List of Top 10 Consumer Complaint

    Auto Complaints Lead List of Top 10 Consumer Complaint
    Auto complaints are the most frequent consumer complaint, for the second year in a row, according to a new report published by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) just a few days ago.  Many of the complaint they reported were…
  • Jul 26

    Car Dealer Yo-Yo: Financing Fraud and Bait-and-Switch Financing

    Car Dealer Yo-Yo: Financing Fraud and Bait-and-Switch Financing
    We receive many phone calls from consumers who complain about being scammed by their car dealer on their financing in what is called a car dealer yo-yo.  Generally, it works something like this:  You go to the car dealer and reach a…
  • Jun 27

    Taras Rudnitsky Honored by Florida Bar Small Claims Rules Committee

    Taras Rudnitsky Honored by Florida Bar Small Claims Rules Committee
    Taras Rudnitsky was honored last week at the Florida Bar annual convention for his 6 years of dedicated service volunteering on the Small Claims Rules Committee.  That Committee of the Florida Bar is responsible for recommending changes…
Rank this Week: 77

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

Covers the many flavors of appellate issues and law. By Dorothy Easley.

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 151

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/
  • Feb 15

    Qui Tam Lawsuit | Fort Myers Florida

    Qui Tam Lawsuit | Fort Myers Florida
    Your Qui Tam lawsuit is about stopping fraud as a concerned citizen and taxpayer. With your important, private, inside information, you can stop businesses from defrauding our government. Moreover, you can receive big incentive money awards…
  • Feb 15

    False Claims Act Lawyer | Fort Myers Florida

    False Claims Act Lawyer | Fort Myers Florida
    Do you know of fraud against the U.S. government or one of its programs? Contact me now. Your consult is free and confidential. As your Fort Myers Attorney, I want to help you turn your valuable insight and information into your cash award…
  • Feb 12

    Class Action Attorneys | Fort Myers Florida

    Class Action Attorneys | Fort Myers Florida
    You can fight back against scams and deceptive business practices. Choose class action attorneys to represent your in consumer justice claims against big companies. Contact Harris Law now for your free and confidential initial consultation.…
Rank this Week: 129

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

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

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

    I Inherited an IRA Account. Now What?

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

    SEC Whistleblower Program is Gaining Momentum and Paying Big Bountie

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

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

    What are the pros and cons of taking a 401K loan?
    Many employers provide 401k plans for their employees.  A 401k plan is a retirement savings plan where employees can save a portion of their pre-tax earnings. Taxes aren’t paid on the money until it is withdrawn from the account.…
Rank this Week: 135

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Jun 23

    Mobile Ultrasound Owner Pleads Guilty in $29 Million Fraud

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

    Former Fugitive Sentenced to 37 Months for Healthcare Fraud

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

    Mississippi, Florida Residents Part of Pharmaceutical Scheme

    Mississippi, Florida Residents Part of Pharmaceutical Scheme
    The U.S. government confiscated $11 million worth of properties involved in a healthcare fraud scheme centered in Mississippi that also involved residents of Florida, Alabama and Utah, according to a report in the Clarion-Ledger of Jackson,…
Rank this Week: 105

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/
  • Aug 18

    FINRA Fines Wells Fargo Securities $3.2 Million for Reporting Issue

    FINRA Fines Wells Fargo Securities $3.2 Million for Reporting Issue
    Wells Fargo Securities Censured & Fined for Supervisory Issues According to FINRA, on June 21, 2017, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC (CRD #126292, Charlotte, North Carolina) was issued an AWC in which the firm was censured, fined $3,250,000,…
  • Aug 17

    Update: UDF Funds Unable to File Periodic Report

    Update: UDF Funds Unable to File Periodic Report
    UDF Funds haven’t filed financial statements since 2015 Have you suffered losses investing in UDF Funds? If so, the securities attorneys at The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Arbitration…
  • Aug 16

    Former Advisor Mark C. Koehler Barred from Securities Industry

    Former Advisor Mark C. Koehler Barred from Securities Industry
    FINRA Sanctions Former Advisor Mark C. Koehler According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, on June 29, 2017, Mark C. Koehler (CRD #2873947, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania) was issued an AWC in which Koehler was barred from…
Rank this Week: 200

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 7

    3 Pinellas Teens in Stolen Car Die in Violent Crash

    3 Pinellas Teens in Stolen Car Die in Violent Crash
    Florida authorities said three teenagers – one 14-year-old and two 16-year-olds – stole a sport utility vehicle, sped away from officers and died in a fiery, violent crash early Sunday morning. The 4:30 a.m. crash happened in…
  • Aug 2

    Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested with 70 Possible Bags of Heroin in Boynton Beach

    Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested with 70 Possible Bags of Heroin in Boynton Beach
    A suspected drug dealer was arrested while allegedly carrying 70 baggies of possible heroin, four grams of marijuana, six grams of cocaine, $4,000 in cash — and had kids ages 1, 2 and 5 in his back seat, according to police. The…
  • Jul 24

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

    Former Polk County School Principal Arrested and Charged with Fraud, Theft
    A former Polk County school principal was arrested Friday morning on allegations of fraud and theft. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has charged the 46-year-old former principal with 60 counts of dealing in stolen property, 16 counts…
Rank this Week: 208

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: 211

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

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

https://www.lipcon.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    70-Year-Old Man Airlifted from Grand Princess Off the Coast of Washington State

    70-Year-Old Man Airlifted from Grand Princess Off the Coast of Washington State
    No one ever goes on a cruise expecting to need medevac assistance. However, when a medical condition exceeds what the medical staff aboard a cruise can handle, this is a necessary step. This week, a 70-year-old man required a medevac, as his…
  • Aug 15

    Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2018

    Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2018
    From the beginning, our firm has been dedicated to delivering superior legal services to our clients. Our motto, ‘Integrity First, ... The post Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2018 appeared…
  • Aug 11

    Whale Carcass Found Lodged to Bow of Grand Princess in Alaska

    Whale Carcass Found Lodged to Bow of Grand Princess in Alaska
    When you sail through the beautiful waters of Alaska, you are likely expecting to see impressive glaciers and gorgeous landscapes. What you may not be expecting is to see a dead whale attached to the bow of the ship. However, that is exactly…
Rank this Week: 237

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
  • Aug 17

    Immobilier : les Base

    Immobilier : les Base
    La loi sur l’immobilier est généralement spécifique à l’Etat. Un formulaire standard ne fournira pas le type de langue spécifique à la Floride dont vous avez besoin pour vous assurer que…
  • Aug 13

    Comment devenir un Avocat Américain

    Comment devenir un Avocat Américain
    Lawyers– aussi appelé attorneys– (avocats) selon le dictionnaire juridique Black, est « une personne qui a étudié la loi, comme un avocat qui peut être appelé aux USA : attorney,…
  • Aug 10

    Homologation: Les Base

    Homologation: Les Base
    Qu’est ce qu’une Homologation ? L’Homologation est un processus de collecte des actifs du défunt, le paiement des taxes, des réclamations et des dépenses et la distribution des actifs aux…
Rank this Week: 243

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Aug 17

    Do I Need a Maritime Attorney for Injuries from a Cruise Ship Excursion?

    Do I Need a Maritime Attorney for Injuries from a Cruise Ship Excursion?
    Cruising is often a great way to get away and relax.  These vacations can be fun for the whole family and offer a chance to see different parts of the world like the Caribbean and the islands within it.  This is accomplished via the…
  • Aug 14

    How to Choose the Right Doctor for Your Personal Injury Case

    How to Choose the Right Doctor for Your Personal Injury Case
    After an accident, there are several extremely important things you can do to help establish your personal injury case.  For example, immediately after an accident seek medical treatment.  Now, while seeking medical treatment may…
  • Aug 10

    How do I File a Maritime Injury Case

    How do I File a Maritime Injury Case
    If you have a maritime injury case, you need to hire an attorney that handles this specific area of the law immediately.  All maritime injury cases have a shortened statute of limitations.  This is the amount of time you have to…
Rank this Week: 377

CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 390

Florida Asset Protection &…

Florida Asset Protection & Estate Planning

Covers asset protection and estate planning. By C. Randolph Coleman.

https://www.thecolemanlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 14

    The Perils and Pitfalls of Joint Ownership of Asset

    The Perils and Pitfalls of Joint Ownership of Asset
    People often set up bank accounts or real estate so that they own it in joint ownership with a spouse or other family member. The appeal of joint tenancy is that when one owner dies, the other will automatically inherit the property without…
  • Jul 14

    When Your Child Turns 18 Take These Important Three Step

    When Your Child Turns 18 Take These Important Three Step
    If your child has reached the teenage years, you may already feel as though you are losing control of her life. This is legally true once your child turns 18 because the state considers her to be an adult with the legal right to govern her…
  • Jun 23

    Five Practical Uses for an ABLE Account for Disabled Children and Their Parent

    Five Practical Uses for an ABLE Account for Disabled Children and Their Parent
    ABLE accounts allow many people with disabilities or their families to establish tax-free savings accounts that won’t affect their ability to qualify for, or remain on, government assistance as long as the account balance does not…
Rank this Week: 234

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Aug 12

    Negligence Alleged in Florida Boating Accident That Killed Two Teen

    Negligence Alleged in Florida Boating Accident That Killed Two Teen
    Florida is a boater’s paradise, but it quickly became a nightmare for the parents of two teen boys who disappeared off the coast of Jupiter in the midst of a fierce Atlantic storm. The 19-foot boat they took was recovered months later,…
  • Aug 10

    Florida Slip-and-Fall Injury Claimant Seeks $15,000 in Damage

    Florida Slip-and-Fall Injury Claimant Seeks $15,000 in Damage
    A woman in Tarpon Springs has filed a personal injury lawsuit seeking at least $15,000 in damages for injuries suffered in an alleged slip-and-fall accident. The incident occurred in a Wal-Mart store, which has been no stranger to such…
  • Aug 8

    Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit Requires Showing Negligence by Preponderance of Evidence

    Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit Requires Showing Negligence by Preponderance of Evidence
    Florida is one of the worst places in the country to be a pedestrian. Data released earlier this year from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that of the 5,400 fatal pedestrian accidents nationally in 2015, there…
Rank this Week: 236

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers disability claims and lawsuits. By Dell & Schaefer.

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

    Is Pain Enough to get Disability Insurance Benefits?

    Is Pain Enough to get Disability Insurance Benefits?
    A medical diagnosis and medical records are needed to inform the insurance company of your medical condition. Just as important is documentation from your doctor to communicate the extent of your condition. In this video, attorney Gregory…
  • Jun 23

    Is Hiring a Long Term Disability Attorney Going to Raise a Red Flag?

    Is Hiring a Long Term Disability Attorney Going to Raise a Red Flag?
    An experienced disability insurance attorney will work effectively with an insurance company to get them the documentation they are entitled to. Just because an insurance company has requested a document doesn’t mean they are entitled…
  • Oct 12

    Florida Court Upholds Aetna's Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits to Fed-ex Employee

    Florida Court Upholds Aetna's Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits to Fed-ex Employee
    Florida court finds Aetna's denial of long term disability benefits was supported by the medical record which showed plaintiff could work in a sedentary job.
Rank this Week: 270

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/
  • Feb 10

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant
    Qui Tam Whistleblower One thing we cannot stress enough as attorneys for relators in False Claims Act cases is to respect the seal.  As you may know from reading this blog, the False Claims Act requires that any case filed by a qui tam…
  • Feb 10

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant
     One thing we cannot stress enough as attorneys for relators in False Claims Act cases is to respect the seal.  As you may know from reading this blog, the False Claims Act requires that any case filed by a qui tam whistleblower has…
  • Jan 27

    How do I blow the whistle on tax fraud?

    How do I blow the whistle on tax fraud?
    Tax Fraud Whistleblower Every year, people and companies in the United States cheat on their taxes.  The IRS has a special term for the amount of taxes that go unpaid each year.  It’s called the “Tax Gap,” which…
Rank this Week: 286

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

Covers Florida real estate law, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, estate planning and family law.

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    A&P Bankruptcy

    A&P Bankruptcy
    A&P, once a leader in the grocery store business, is declaring Chapter 11 bankruptcy for the second time in five years. They are currently facing 2.3 billion dollars of debt, and many of their stores are losing money. Although they…
  • Aug 14

    Do Your Research Before Filing For Chapter 7

    Do Your Research Before Filing For Chapter 7
    While bankruptcy is one route many consumers take to get out of debt, the paperwork can be long and complicated. The cost of hiring a bankruptcy lawyer can be daunting, and it can be tempting to try and do it … Continue reading…
  • Jul 30

    Colt Defense Bankruptcy

    Colt Defense Bankruptcy
    Colt Defense, LLC, a maker of firearms for 179 years has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware. Officials say they plan to financially restructure as to allow for an “accelerated…
Rank this Week: 277

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: 273

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 368

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Ensuring Your Business is in Compliance

    Ensuring Your Business is in Compliance
    Regulations & Registrations A statute is generally a law created through legislation. A regulation is a law created by an administrative agency through the process of interpreting provisions of legislation. An agency enforces a regulation…
  • Aug 17

    Trademarks vs. Service Mark

    Trademarks vs. Service Mark
    A Florida or Federal trademark is a word, phrase, symbol or design, or a combination thereof, that identifies and distinguishes the goods of one manufacturer or seller from the goods manufactured or sold by others, and indicates the source of…
  • Aug 15

    Florida Trust

    Florida Trust
    A trust is an arrangement in which one person (the trustee) manages and holds the title to a property, which can be both personal property and real property, to another (the settler or with) in favor of a third party (the beneficiary). There…
Rank this Week: 610

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/
Rank this Week: 699

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 18

    Adapting: Technology and Wealth

    Adapting: Technology and Wealth
    As an estate planner, it is fascinating to me to see how some have acquired their wealth. When I began my career, many "wealthy" families had earned it the standard way, through careers, businesses and salting away a significant portion of…
  • Aug 11

    European Musing

    European Musing
    Hello from Europe, where I’ve spent a good part of July. In late June we dropped off my youngest at a Brown University Spanish Immersion Program in Segovia, Spain—allowing us to tour Madrid and Barcelona. At the time I write this…
  • Aug 4

    The Story of Uncle Benny

    The Story of Uncle Benny
    In my wife’s family lore they tell the story from many years ago about Uncle Benny who didn’t trust his doctors. One day Benny experienced crushing chest pains and was rushed by ambulance to the hospital. His wife and a host of…
Rank this Week: 425

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/
  • Aug 18

    Congratulations to Judge Robert Scola for being named to the Defender Services Committee.

    Congratulations to Judge Robert Scola for being named to the Defender Services Committee.
    Congratulations to Judge Robert Scola for being named to the Defender Services Committee.Defender Services Committee Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. appointed the following new members to the Defender Services Committee.  Their terms…
  • Aug 17

    11th Circuit vs. then-Judge Gorsuch

    11th Circuit vs. then-Judge Gorsuch
    The 11th Circuit, per Judge Dubina, issued an opinion today disagreeing with then-Judge Gorsuch in United States v. Games-Perez. 667 F.3d 1136, 1142 (10th Cir. 2012) (Gorsuch, J., concurring in judgment). The Gorsuch opinion was defendant…
  • Aug 16

    Jeff Sessions in Miami

    Jeff Sessions in Miami
    Here's AG Jeff Sessions' speech in Miami. At the 7:30 mark, he thanks Acting U.S. Attorney Ben Greenberg, who was present at the speech. He calls former U.S. Attorney Stanley Marcus his "cohort" back in the day.
Rank this Week: 466

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Essential Tips for Dealing with Insurance Companies after an Accident

    Essential Tips for Dealing with Insurance Companies after an Accident
    While most motorists in Florida carry some form of automobile insurance; not all do. That is why the state relies heavily on PIP insurance policies, so that minor accidents do not become costly and time-consuming with litigation. Regardless,…
  • Aug 14

    Nursing Home Errors and Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Nursing Home Errors and Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    Errors in nursing homes are tragic. Not only can they lead to serious injury, but they can also cost the life of a loved one. Whether it is due to a medication error, slip and fall, neglect, abuse, or another form of negligence, family…
  • Aug 11

    Secrets Insurance Claims Adjusters Don’t Want You to Know

    Secrets Insurance Claims Adjusters Don’t Want You to Know
    After an accident, the first company to reach out to you will be the at-fault party’s insurance company. They might seem as though they are on your side. They will tell you that they are concerned about you and your family’s…
Rank this Week: 865

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

Covers voir dire, cause challenges, juror concealment, non-verbal behavior, and peremptory challenges. By Robert W. Kelley.

http://www.juryblog.com
  • Aug 17

    Trial Judge Reversed Due to Arbitrary Time Limits on Jury Selection

    Trial Judge Reversed Due to Arbitrary Time Limits on Jury Selection
    A first-degree murder conviction was reversed last month due to the trial court imposing arbitrary time limits during jury selection. In Hopkins v. State, 2017 WL 2983284 (Fla. 4th DCA, July 12, 2017), the trial court advised counsel, for the…
  • Apr 24

    Florida Supreme Court Revises Standard Juror Questionnaire

    Florida Supreme Court Revises Standard Juror Questionnaire
    Earlier this year the Florida Supreme Court approved changes to the standard Juror Questionnaire, Form 1.983. There are currently only two standard juror questionnaires approved for use in civil trials by the Florida Supreme Court –…
  • Nov 29

    Court Lifts Limits on Alternate Jurors in Civil Trial

    Court Lifts Limits on Alternate Jurors in Civil Trial
    The Florida Rules of Civil Procedure have been amended by the Florida Supreme Court to remove the limit on the number of alternate jurors in civil trials. Effective January 1, 2017, Rule 1.431 has been amended to read “The court may…
Rank this Week: 734

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

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

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 881

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

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

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
Rank this Week: 919

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 840

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    SAY HELLO TO JUDGES MANSFIELD AND FRANCIS .....

    SAY HELLO TO JUDGES MANSFIELD AND FRANCIS .....
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:AND YOUR TWO NEW COUNTY COURT JUDGES ARE:JOSEPH MANSFIELD, Age 52.  Joe has served as an ASA since 2001.  He fills the vacancy created by Judge Victoria del Pino who was elevated to the Circuit Court.RENATHA…
  • Aug 8

    FIVE NEW JUDGES COMING TO A COURTROM NEAR YOU ......

    FIVE NEW JUDGES COMING TO A COURTROM NEAR YOU ......
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:AND YOUR NEXT CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE ...... Will be selected by Governor Rick Scott from among the below names. With the elevation of Judge Norma Lindsey to the 3rd DCA and the retirement of Judge Gisela Cardonne Ely, there…
  • Aug 7

    REMEMBERING AN REGJB LEGEND

    REMEMBERING AN REGJB LEGEND
    He was a US Marine. He fought in Korea at the infamous and hellish Chosin Reservoir battle against the Chinese in the brutal korean winter of 1950. He was a prolific author of pulp-fiction short stories. He knew his way around…
Rank this Week: 755

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Tampa Woman Accused of DUI After Crash Killed Child, 2 Adult

    Tampa Woman Accused of DUI After Crash Killed Child, 2 Adult
    A fiery crash on the Selmon Expressway killed a child and two adults, and led to the arrest of a 29-year-old Brandon woman for DUI. The woman is accused of leaving the scene of the crash and she faces a litany of charges after she apparently…
  • Aug 8

    Scientists Looking for a Reliable DUI Test for Marijuana

    Scientists Looking for a Reliable DUI Test for Marijuana
    Despite the increasingly legal use of cannabis in many states, cops still don’t have the equivalent of a reliable alcohol breathalyzer or blood test — a chemically based way of estimating what the drug is doing in the brain.…
  • Jul 27

    Lakeland Man Arrested on DUI Hit And Run Charge

    Lakeland Man Arrested on DUI Hit And Run Charge
    A Lakeland man was arrested Saturday night on DUI charges after a hit and run and driving the wrong-way. Troopers believe the 36-year-old was driving recklessly westbound on I-4 around 10 p.m. Saturday. When troopers attempted to conduct a…
Rank this Week: 654

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, medical malpractice and workers compensation. By Lawrence Law Group.

http://www.jacksonvilleinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    The Proposed Bill Limiting Non-economic Damages Will Essentially End Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit

    The Proposed Bill Limiting Non-economic Damages Will Essentially End Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit
    On June 28, 2017, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 1215 titled, Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017.  Among other provisions in this bill is a limit on non-economic damages that can be recovered from a nursing…
  • Jul 7

    Sexual Abuse in Nursing Home

    Sexual Abuse in Nursing Home
    Sexual abuse in nursing homes is a sad occurrence.  A CNN  investigation concluded that between the years of 2013 and 2016, the federal government cited over one thousand nursing homes failing to prevent, or otherwise mishandling,…
  • Jun 15

    CMS Reverses Ban on Arbitration Agreements for Nursing Home Resident

    CMS Reverses Ban on Arbitration Agreements for Nursing Home Resident
    Last year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) enacted a federal regulation banning the use of pre-dispute arbitration agreements for nursing home residents.  Through such an arbitration agreement, a…
Rank this Week: 646

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers…

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Lusk, Drasites & Tolisano, PA.

http://www.southwestfloridainjurylawyers.com/
  • Aug 14

    10 Things You Need to Know About Medical Malpractice

    10 Things You Need to Know About Medical Malpractice
    No one wants to think about the possibility of medical negligence or mistakes occurring when they receive medical care. The reality is, however, that medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to…
  • Jul 31

    Must Ask Questions When Hiring a Car Accident Lawyer

    Must Ask Questions When Hiring a Car Accident Lawyer
    The period of time following an auto accident is stressful. You’re in pain, your vehicle is likely damaged, and it probably feels like the paperwork will never end. You want to hire a car accident lawyer, but how can you be sure that…
  • Jul 17

    7 Traits of a Highly Effective Trial Lawyer

    7 Traits of a Highly Effective Trial Lawyer
    You’ve been in an accident, and you need to hire a personal injury lawyer. Ideally, the responsible party will step up and make things right, but what happens when they don’t? You need to know that your attorney is capable of…
Rank this Week: 898

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

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

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

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

    Failure to Prosecute Banks Haunts Democratic Politician

    Failure to Prosecute Banks Haunts Democratic Politician
    There is no singular public official who bears the entire burden for failure to prosecute banks during the foreclosure crisis. However, many of them do have some responsibility, considering some 9.3 million American families lost their homes…
  • Aug 8

    Overcharging Veterans on Home Refinancing Garners $108M Penalty

    Overcharging Veterans on Home Refinancing Garners $108M Penalty
    Wells Fargo has repeatedly found itself answering to government regulators for violating consumer rights – most recently for overcharging military veterans on home finance loans. Just one week before announcing the $108 million…
  • Aug 5

    Miami May be on Verge of Another Housing Bubble

    Miami May be on Verge of Another Housing Bubble
    Housing prices in four of the country’s largest cities – including Miami – have been deemed overvalued, potentially setting the stage for another housing market bubble. Prices for homes in Miami, Houston, Washington, D.C.…
Rank this Week: 778

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
Rank this Week: 606

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 10

    Orlando Business Being Sued for Failing to Fix Dangerous Condition in Parking Lot

    Orlando Business Being Sued for Failing to Fix Dangerous Condition in Parking Lot
    A business invitee is suing an Orlando business for alleged negligence. The woman filed a complaint on June 21 in the Orange County Circuit Court, alleging that the business failed to provide a safe environment for its business invitees.…
  • Aug 7

    Uber Knowingly Leased Unsafe Cars To Its Drivers In Singapore

    Uber Knowingly Leased Unsafe Cars To Its Drivers In Singapore
    Uber knowingly leased unsafe cars to its drivers in Singapore, according to new reports. One of those cars, a recalled Honda Vezel with an Uber driver at the wheel, spouted flames from its dashboard in January, melting the car’s…
  • Aug 3

    Older Worker Fatalities Higher Than All Other Age Group

    Older Worker Fatalities Higher Than All Other Age Group
    Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than all other workers combined, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal statistics. This is an alarming trend as baby boomers…
Rank this Week: 807

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
Rank this Week: 814

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

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

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 791

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Aug 4

    How to Petition for a Stepparent Adoption in Florida

    How to Petition for a Stepparent Adoption in Florida
    Most depictions of stepparents in the media present callous individuals who detest any children from the first marriage. This image of the cruel stepparent diminishes the many caring and healthy relationships shared between stepchildren and…
  • Aug 1

    Child Custody Concerns for Military Personnel Post-Divorce

    Child Custody Concerns for Military Personnel Post-Divorce
    Having and raising a family while being an active member of the military is no easy task. Being away from one’s children and spouse during the long periods of deployment is hard because this parent misses out on a lot of childhood…
  • Jul 27

    Filing for Divorce as a Stay-at-Home Spouse

    Filing for Divorce as a Stay-at-Home Spouse
    When someone starts contemplating divorce, a number of considerations must be factored into the final decision. For spouses who chose to pause their career in favor of raising children, the financial implications of divorce cannot be…
Rank this Week: 711

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Aug 4

    Hazardous Refrigerators in Recreational Vehicle

    Hazardous Refrigerators in Recreational Vehicle
    Recreational Vehicles should be reasonably safe at this point in history. They are using well-tested, well-vetted components. Right? RV manufacturers and consumers probably thought so. No one had reason to suspect a component installed in…
  • Aug 3

    Public Education Under Attack in Florida

    Public Education Under Attack in Florida
    Imagine a world in which public education did not exist. A world in which children did not have schools to attend. A world in which the future generation could not obtain a diploma. It is hard to imagine such a world, as the public-school…
  • Jul 19

    The Trolley Dilemma and Autonomous Cars — Critical Decision

    The Trolley Dilemma and Autonomous Cars — Critical Decision
    Fleets of autonomous cars are navigating U.S. highways and byways every day. Once an unfathomable dream, as most technology has been throughout history, driverless vehicles with programmed minds of their own have arrived. The idea of…
Rank this Week: 482

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/
  • Jul 27

    Look Around: The Simplest Ideas Have Made Inventors Millions…

    Look Around: The Simplest Ideas Have Made Inventors Millions…
    Just because your idea seems simple does not mean it does not have the power to disrupt an entire industry. I come across inventors regularly who tell me they were too embarrassed or afraid to see a patent attorney because they felt their…
  • Jun 26

    Miami Patent Attorney’s Latest Inventor Book Tops Amazon Best Seller List

    Miami Patent Attorney’s Latest Inventor Book Tops Amazon Best Seller List
    If you are an American inventor or entrepreneur with a new idea, you cannot help but relate to the long, exhilarating, and yet sometimes painful journey of creating something new. Follow along and discover the secrets behind doggedly pursuing…
  • Mar 21

    Inventor Success Story: Video Interview With Founder of Versifloat

    Inventor Success Story: Video Interview With Founder of Versifloat
    Versifloat founder and inventor, Gerard D’Offay came up with his idea in 2006 before seeking out my help to protect his intellectual property : “I sought out Prof. John Rizvi to help me patent my inflatable docking system. As I…
Rank this Week: 581

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

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

https://news.braislaw.com
  • Jul 19

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

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

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable

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

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

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard
    Earlier this year, Royal Caribbean announced its implementation of a new water safety program fleet wide starting with Oasis of the Seas.  The program includes stationing of lifeguards trained by StarGuard Elite at every pool including…
Rank this Week: 564

Florida Construction Industry Law…

Florida Construction Industry Law Blog

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

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-construction-industry/
  • Jul 11

    Home Warranties: Contractor and Owner Beware

    Home Warranties: Contractor and Owner Beware
    Many new home purchases in Florida include some sort of home warranty agreement.  Home warranties in Florida are governed by Chapter 634 of the Florida Statutes.  As is usually the case, the “devil is in the details” in…
  • Jun 18

    Pay When Paid Provisions in Construction Contract

    Pay When Paid Provisions in Construction Contract
    By: Christopher M. Cobb, Esq. A “pay when paid” or “pay if paid” provision is often used in general contracts to shift the risk of payment by the owner to the subcontractors.  They are sometimes referred to as…
  • May 4

    Construction Defect Statute of Repose: Post-Closing Punch-list Work May Delay Its Start

    Construction Defect Statute of Repose: Post-Closing Punch-list Work May Delay Its Start
    By: Austin B. Calhoun, Esq. Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeals is shaking up the construction defect statute of repose once again.[1]  A recent 5th DCA opinion implies that the 10-year construction defect statute of repose…
Rank this Week: 868

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    Probate and Long Term Health Care

    Probate and Long Term Health Care
    Most seniors do their best to prepare for the unfortunate, inevitable, outcome that one day they will pass away.  They create their will, and with painstaking detail allocate their hard-earned money and assets to spouses, children,…
  • May 25

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction
    The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States is growing rapidly. So, too, are the number of myths surrounding the disease and other forms of dementia. Let’s begin by looking at what we do know about…
  • May 22

    Fair and Equal Estate Planning

    Fair and Equal Estate Planning
    Is Equal Fair with Estate Planning? Most of our clients want to treat their children fairly and equally.  Splitting assets equally among the children may be easy, but is it fair? When dividing assets, it is often important to determine…
Rank this Week: 624