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Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jan 18

    Credit Card Debt Lawsuit: Judgment Vacated, Case Dismissed

    Credit Card Debt Lawsuit: Judgment Vacated, Case Dismissed
    Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. retained the law firm of Rubin and Debski, P.A. (now known as Debski & Associates, P.A.) to sue our client on a credit card debt.  In addition to collecting on the debt itself, the debt collection lawyers…
  • Jan 8

    Car Dealership Liable in Auto Fraud Lawsuit

    Car Dealership Liable in Auto Fraud Lawsuit
    Our client was looking for a reliable and dependable car for her family.  Even though she asked numerous questions before buying the car, she later discovered the car she bought was not what it had been represented to be, and was far…
  • Jan 7

    Odometer Fraud Victim Receives Justice

    Odometer Fraud Victim Receives Justice
    Our client purchased a vehicle based on the mileage that was advertised by the used car dealership.  Shortly after purchasing the vehicle, he discovered there were almost twice as many miles on the vehicle than what had been advertised,…
Rank this Week: 59

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://blog.lipcon.com/
  • Jan 23

    Home Sweet Home: A Retired Florida Woman Living Aboard a Cruise Ship for 7 Years Shares Her Story

    Home Sweet Home: A Retired Florida Woman Living Aboard a Cruise Ship for 7 Years Shares Her Story
    Cruise vacations can bring wonderful memories when cruise lines take proper safety precautions and when nothing goes wrong—but one woman took her love of cruise vacations to the next level. Lee Wachtstetter is an 86-year-old widow who…
  • Jan 21

    Cruise Ship Pollution: An Increasing Problem

    Cruise Ship Pollution: An Increasing Problem
    Cruise ships have long been known to be major air and water polluters. One New York Times correspondent recently wrote a column about the problem, citing lack of proper regulation as the main contributing factor to both accidents and…
  • Jan 20

    Oasis of the Seas Overboard Accident Raises Questions Over Cruise Ship Safety and Cruise Accident Reporting

    Oasis of the Seas Overboard Accident Raises Questions Over Cruise Ship Safety and Cruise Accident Reporting
    In our last blog, we discussed the strange cruise ship overboard accident that has made headlines across the nation. A Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas passenger mysteriously fell overboard last week and was rescued by the Disney Magic. But…
Rank this Week: 70

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/
Rank this Week: 87

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: 102

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

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

    Florida Truck Crashes Occur Because Truckers Fail to Do These Thing

    Florida Truck Crashes Occur Because Truckers Fail to Do These Thing
    There are many things that people do while driving that causes Florida truck crashes, such as texting while driving. However, there are many things truck drivers fail to do that can just as easily cause a crash. These things include: Failing…
  • Jan 18

    What to Do When My Boss Wants Me to Return to Work After My Workplace Injury in Florida

    What to Do When My Boss Wants Me to Return to Work After My Workplace Injury in Florida
    If you have suffered an injury on the job that required you to be off of work, you probably received workers’ compensation benefits in Florida. During this time, you will be treated by a physician and you may have received surgery,…
  • Jan 14

    When a Space Heater Leads to a Florida Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    When a Space Heater Leads to a Florida Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    It is a sad reality, but no winter season goes without tragedies caused by malfunctioning space heaters. Unfortunately, defective space heaters have been the cause of many house fires and fatalities during the winter months. While people are…
Rank this Week: 110

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

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

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 105

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: 104

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/
  • Jan 26

    HAL's Veendam Rescues Pilot in Pacific Ocean

    HAL's Veendam Rescues Pilot in Pacific Ocean
    A Holland America Line cruise ship came to the rescue, reports KCRA, after a pilot in a small, single-engine airplane on a 2,400 mile trip to Maui, Hawaii ran out of gas fuel over the Pacific Ocean and was forced to ditch his…
  • Jan 26

    20 Kilos: Drug Bust on the Horizon

    20 Kilos: Drug Bust on the Horizon
    The El Universal newspaper in Caracas reports that three people carrying 20 kilos of cocaine were arrested trying to smuggle the drugs aboard the Horizon cruise ship while in port in Margarita Island in Venezuela.  The Horizon is…
  • Jan 25

    Boudicca Cruise Ship Catches Fire Off Coast of North Africa

    Boudicca Cruise Ship Catches Fire Off Coast of North Africa
    A U.K. based cruise ship with 784 passengers aboard was left listing off the coast of Morocco, North Africa following an engine room fire. Newspapers in London are reporting that the Boudicca cruise ship caught fire due to an outbreak in…
Rank this Week: 130

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 139

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/
  • Jan 23

    Investigation into Alpha Natural Resources LLC

    Investigation into Alpha Natural Resources LLC
    Have you suffered losses in Alpha Natural Resources, LLC.,a subsidiary of Alpha Natural Resource Inc. (NYSE: ANR)? If so, the White Law Group may be able to help you recover your investment losses. Alpha Natural Resources is a leading…
  • Jan 23

    Recovery of First Trust ISE Global Engineering and Construction Index Fund Losse

    Recovery of First Trust ISE Global Engineering and Construction Index Fund Losse
    Have you suffered losses investing in First Trust ISE Global Engineering and Construction Index Fund?  If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses in a FINRA arbitration…
  • Jan 23

    Recovery of First Trust Germany AlphaDEX Fund Losse

    Recovery of First Trust Germany AlphaDEX Fund Losse
    Have you suffered losses investing in First Trust Germany AlphaDEX Fund?  If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses in a FINRA arbitration claim against the brokerage…
Rank this Week: 155

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Arque Capital, Ltd., and GWG Renewable Debenture

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Arque Capital, Ltd., and GWG Renewable Debenture
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Arque Capital, Ltd. (CRD #121192, Scottsdale, AZ) and sales of GWG Renewable Debentures. Arque Capital recently submitted an AWC in which the firm was censured and fined $50,000. See FINRA Case…
  • Jan 21

    SEC Charges Elm Tree Investment Adviser and Manager in Fort Lauderdale, Florida-Based Fraud

    SEC Charges Elm Tree Investment Adviser and Manager in Fort Lauderdale, Florida-Based Fraud
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges and an asset freeze against Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based investment advisory firm, its manager, and three related funds in a scheme that raised more than $17 million since…
  • Jan 19

    FINRA Cautions Investors Regarding E-Cigarette Stock Scam

    FINRA Cautions Investors Regarding E-Cigarette Stock Scam
    FINRA recently issued an Investor Alert, "E-Cigarette Stock Scams: New Smoking Technology Could Light Up Pump-and-Dump Fraud." In the Alert, FINRA warns investors of aggressive promotions advertising stocks that allegedly capitalize on the…
Rank this Week: 170

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 26

    ELECTION CENTRAL: WHO'S RUNNING FOR JUDGE IN 2016

    ELECTION CENTRAL: WHO'S RUNNING FOR JUDGE IN 2016
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:BREAKING NEWS ....NEW CANDIDATE FILING TODAY ......MONA LISA VITO ...........................More than once we have been referred to as the Mona Lisa Vito of reporters, when it comes to the reporting of judicial elections…
  • Jan 21

    BETTER CALL SAUL

    BETTER CALL SAUL
    When a federal judge previously quotes Gandhi  and warns you that "an eye for eye will only make the whole world blind"…..BETTER CALL SAUL!When the Federal Judge writes that the internal feud between clients "blinded its counsel…
  • Jan 17

    OF PLEAS AND PLANES AND PILOTS.

    OF PLEAS AND PLANES AND PILOTS.
    Let's see… in no particular order of importance….Today is NFL Championship Sunday. Four teams will vie for the right to go to the Super Bowl which has become a holiday of almost religious reverence in the United States. It's…
Rank this Week: 219

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Criminal Mischief

    Criminal Mischief
    This weekend as I drove through my neighborhood, I noticed a street sign had been knocked down... it apparently, had been run over. I remember thinking, "Somebody in Jacksonville had a good time last night." My criminal defense…
  • Jan 6

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #163: Child Neglect

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #163: Child Neglect
    Take a look at the picture above. Is there anything that troubles you about this picture? I'm bothered by the distance between the adult and the two small children that are walking several feet behind the man. Even more...
  • Dec 29

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #573: Know Thy Victim- Grand Theft and Credit Card Fraud

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #573: Know Thy Victim- Grand Theft and Credit Card Fraud
    "Crime doesn't pay." I've heard this cliché over and over, but rarely in my capacity as a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer. The few times I did hear it as a criminal defense lawyer, it didn't come from other Jacksonville…
Rank this Week: 218

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: 230

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: 231

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Covers elder neglect, auto accidents, and nursing home abuse. By Farah and Farah, P.A.

http://www.foryourprotection.com/
  • Feb 2

    The Link Between Testosterone Therapy and Alzheimer'

    The Link Between Testosterone Therapy and Alzheimer'
    Previous research has shown that higher levels of testosterone can reduce the risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. However, a new study shows that testosterone can worsen certain symptoms once someone has Alzheimer's. According to the…
  • Jan 5

    Many Sex Stings in Florida Involve Entrapment

    Many Sex Stings in Florida Involve Entrapment
    Florida officers regularly conduct sting operations in an attempt to apprehend adults who are attempting to engage in illegal sexual conduct with minors. Over the years, many have questioned the tactics officers use to catch these alleged…
  • Dec 22

    Judge Grants Florida’s First Same-Sex Divorce

    Judge Grants Florida’s First Same-Sex Divorce
    On December 17 Circuit Judge Dale Cohen dissolved the marriage of a Vermont couple, now residing in Florida. The two were united in a 2002 civil union, but were unable to obtain a divorce in Florida for five years, since...
Rank this Week: 293

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/
Rank this Week: 291

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Jan 26

    Can A Policyholder Assign Their Bad Faith Claim To A Third Party?

    Can A Policyholder Assign Their Bad Faith Claim To A Third Party?
    Here is an interesting question; can a policyholder assign their bad faith claim to someone else? I will discuss several states’ laws on this issue in upcoming posts. Recently the Pennsylvania Supreme Court said yes they can.1 The case…
  • Jan 25

    Calculating Actual Cash Value, Part 4: Louisiana

    Calculating Actual Cash Value, Part 4: Louisiana
    After attending the 16th Annual Windstorm Insurance Conference in New Orleans this past week along with many of my colleagues, I thought it appropriate to review the calculation of actual cash value in Louisiana. Louisiana courts calculate…
  • Jan 24

    Will Kevin McCarty Remain Florida's Insurance Commissioner?

    Will Kevin McCarty Remain Florida's Insurance Commissioner?
    Kevin McCarty has been Florida’s insurance commissioner since 2003 and has worked for the state for the past 26 years, but rumors have been spreading that Commissioner Kevin McCarty may not survive the transition into Governor Rick…
Rank this Week: 304

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

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

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 21

    Driver Arrested on Drunk Driving Charges After Hitting Two Cyclist

    Driver Arrested on Drunk Driving Charges After Hitting Two Cyclist
    As a follow up to my earlier post, what we all thought was confirmed when Alejandro Alvarez, 21, a University of Maryland student who said he had been out all night at a Miami Beach club was arrested on drunk-driving and manslaughter charges.…
  • Jan 21

    Yet Again Two more Cylists Struck On Key Biscayne

    Yet Again Two more Cylists Struck On Key Biscayne
    While the names  may change, the story is always the same.  A young driver in his 20s returning home at 5:15 a.m., (who investigators suspect may have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash) hits and kills…
  • Jan 13

    What is Adhesive Capsuliti

    What is Adhesive Capsuliti
    Adhesive Capsulitis Many of us take movement for granted. We use our fingers, hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, waists, knees, ankles, and numerous other joints and muscles on a daily basis and often do not stop to consider what life would be…
Rank this Week: 348

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: 352

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
  • Jan 25

    Visa Accordé au Jambon de Bayonne

    Visa Accordé au Jambon de Bayonne
    Et voici que le jambon de Bayonne traverse l’Atlantique et sera bientôt sur bien des tables américaines. Ce sera une découverte bien sympathique pour les papilles de l’Oncle Sam. Les premiers jambons sont…
  • Jan 18

    2015 Prise de Rendez-vous Pour Séance de Planification de Votre Société en Floride

    2015 Prise de Rendez-vous Pour Séance de Planification de Votre Société en Floride
    Comme 2014 est terminé et que 2015 a commencé, c’est le bon moment pour jeter un oeil sur vos affaires et de déterminer comment faire pour les pousser dans la prochaine année et comment faire mieux dans votre…
  • Jan 15

    ITIN et Impôts Américains pour les Contribuables Etranger

    ITIN et Impôts Américains pour les Contribuables Etranger
    Un Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) (Numéro d’Identification Fiscale Individuel) permet à un contribuable étranger de faire une déclaration de revenu auprès de l’IRS. Il y a eu plus de…
Rank this Week: 402

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Condolences – Alex Ome

    Condolences – Alex Ome
    My law firm, Santucci Priore, P.L. and I would like to express our condolences to the family of Alejandro (“Alex”) Omes who passed away this week. Alex Omes was an important part of South Florida’s music and entertainment…
  • Jan 14

    SMS Audio at Consumer Electronics Show 2015

    SMS Audio at Consumer Electronics Show 2015
    Santucci Priore, P.L. client SMS Audio, LLC made some big announcements at the Consumer Electronics trade Show (CES) held in Las Vegas. SMS Audio announced a new partnership with star tight end of the New England Patriots, Ron Gronkowski. SMS…
  • Jan 9

    Musicians, Managers and Cocaine

    Musicians, Managers and Cocaine
    Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Sylvester Stewart, better known as “Sly Stone,” from Sly & The Family Stone, performed at Woodstock in 1969.  He performed classic hits like “Everyday People,” and…
Rank this Week: 440

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Covers estate, guardianship, probate and trust litigation. By Law Offices of Adrian Philip Thomas.

http://www.florida-probate-lawyer.com/probate
  • Dec 18

    Trust Modification under Florida’s Trust Code

    Trust Modification under Florida’s Trust Code
    Can a court consider extrinsic evidence when asked to modify a trust under the judicial modification statutes even if the trust instrument is unambiguous?  YES! Historically, common law rules of construction provided that the intent of a…
  • Sep 25

    Undue Influence under Florida’s Trust Code

    Undue Influence under Florida’s Trust Code
    Florida Statute § 736.0406 Effect of fraud, duress, mistake, or undue influence.— If the creation, amendment, or restatement of a trust is procured by fraud, duress, mistake, or undue influence, the trust or any part so…
  • Aug 12

    Florida Trust Termination

    Florida Trust Termination
    People create trusts for a variety of reasons.  Some create them for creditor protection.  Others create them because they are concerned about providing the beneficiaries with large sums of money all at once.  Although these…
Rank this Week: 463

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: 498

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/
  • Dec 5

    FINRA Increases Arbitrator Pay- Passes Costs to Partie

    FINRA Increases Arbitrator Pay- Passes Costs to Partie
    According to Regulatory Notice 14-49 (“RN 14-49”) issued by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”), FINRA is increasing the pay for arbitrators assigned to hear FINRA cases and passing the costs of the…
  • Nov 20

    Former Florida Broker Permanently Barred for Alleged Theft

    Former Florida Broker Permanently Barred for Alleged Theft
    According to his BrokerCheck Report, Jeffrey Brian Grove of Melbourne, Florida has been permanently barred from the financial services industry by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”).   According to…
  • Oct 16

    SEC Approves Rule to Help Non-Traded REIT Investor

    SEC Approves Rule to Help Non-Traded REIT Investor
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (“FINRA”) proposed revisions to NASD Rule 2340 regarding per share estimated valuations of unlisted REITs held by…
Rank this Week: 435

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/
  • Nov 10

    Estate Planning for Out-of-State Property

    Estate Planning for Out-of-State Property
    If you live in Florida and own property in another state an ancillary administration will be necessary upon the death of the owner(s) of that property. This special probate administration will be in addition to the administration you have…
  • Oct 29

    Revocable Trusts and Asset Protection

    Revocable Trusts and Asset Protection
    Many times we get questions from clients asking if their revocable trust provides asset protection from creditors. The answer to this is the typical legal answer "It Depends". That is it depends on who owes the money. In Florida a…
  • Oct 28

    Florida Probate Intake form

    Florida Probate Intake form
    Many of our clients have asked us to put our Florida Probate Intake form online so that they can easily download it. You can download the Florida Probate Intake form with the following link: Probate Intake Form.pdf
Rank this Week: 450

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 26

    Miami partner Daniel E. Vielleville to speak at International Law Section’s ILAT Conference

    Miami partner Daniel E. Vielleville to speak at International Law Section’s ILAT Conference
    The Florida Bar’s International Law Section is holding its annual International Litigation, Arbitration and Transaction (ILAT) Conference  on February 27, 2015.  Miami partner Daniel E. Vielleville, head of our Latin American…
  • Jan 23

    Litigation Partner Eric N. Assouline to Speak at Circuit Court Boot Camp CLE

    Litigation Partner Eric N. Assouline to Speak at Circuit Court Boot Camp CLE
    Eric N. Assouline, Litigation Partner of The Business Law Firm Assouline & Berlowe, P.A., has been again invited to present as a panelist at the upcoming Circuit Court Boot Camp for Practical Trial Litigation Skills.  Mr. Assouline…
  • Jan 22

    Patent Claim Construction: SCOTUS says – Do Not Disturb!

    Patent Claim Construction: SCOTUS says – Do Not Disturb!
    Society at large is becoming very familiar with patents from shows like The Shark Tank.  Investors repeatedly want to know if your new company has a product that is protected.  Meaning, can you stop someone else in the marketplace…
Rank this Week: 563

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/
  • Jan 22

    UF Women’s Basketball Player Accused of Stealing Credit Card from Teammate

    UF Women’s Basketball Player Accused of Stealing Credit Card from Teammate
    A University of Florida women’s basketball player was arrested Friday afternoon after a teammate accused her of stealing her credit card and using it at several stores, a nail salon and a pawn shop. According to the arrest report, the…
  • Jan 14

    Lakeland Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Porn Charge

    Lakeland Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Porn Charge
    A Lakeland man is facing up to 80 years in prison after pleading guilty to producing and transporting child pornography. Reports indicate that the 40-year-old man accepted a guilty plea Monday in Tampa federal court. A date for his sentencing…
  • Jan 9

    Pasco County Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student

    Pasco County Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student
    A 25-year-old Pasco County High School instructor has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested for unlawful sexual activity with a minor. According to reports, the female teacher contacted the student at the school through…
Rank this Week: 604

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

Covers Insurance Law. By the Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.A.

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 29

    Delray Beach Automobile Accident Attorney

    Delray Beach Automobile Accident Attorney
    If you were involved in a car accident, of course you want to recover the maximum amount of compensation possible for your losses, injuries and expenses, including medical bills, lost income, automobile and property damage and more.…
  • Dec 4

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider
    Our Palm Beach insurance claim attorneys noticed a recent interesting insurance law case. The suit, Hull & Co. v. Superior Court, involves "stranger liability," in other words whether a victim can sue the insurance broker who provided…
  • Nov 3

    Florida Bad Faith Insurance Claim

    Florida Bad Faith Insurance Claim
    Some insureds parties do not understand the obligation of their insurance providers to act in good faith when they make a claim. These insureds expect that their insurance company will handle their claim honestly and fairly, but what can they…
Rank this Week: 557

My Law License

My Law License

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

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 21

    Your Contribution To Lawyer Suicide

    Your Contribution To Lawyer Suicide
    I was surprised that an article about why so many lawyers are killing themselves generated an actual real-live thoughtful discussion. While I'm sure in the annals of the internet there are a fair share of comments of "who cares,"…
  • Nov 4

    Blawg Review 325.5

    Blawg Review 325.5
    This week I, along with many other blawgers (slang for "law bloggers") were saddened to hear of the passing of "Ed," the editor of Blawg Review. My condolences to his family.As usual in the blogosphere, when something important happens,…
  • Jun 14

    California Lawyer Christopher J. McCann's "Guest Post."

    California Lawyer Christopher J. McCann's "Guest Post."
    A few months ago, actually many months ago, actually shit, it was over a year ago (April, 2012) I received my 389085th request from some one-named marketer on behalf of a lawyer. That lawyer is Christopher J. McCann, who sounds like he's…
Rank this Week: 602

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: 559

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and sexual abuse. By David J. Halberg.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 14

    Defective Medical Device: Da Vinci Surgical Robot

    Defective Medical Device: Da Vinci Surgical Robot
    The Da Vinci Surgical Robot, manufactured by Intuitive Surgical, Inc., is used in several medical specialties including: Urology, Gynecology, Cardiothoracic, Colorectal, Head & Neck, and General Surgery. Specifically, the Da Vinci…
  • Jan 18

    HEALTH WARNING: Contaminated Injections Linked to Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

    HEALTH WARNING: Contaminated Injections Linked to Fungal Meningitis Outbreak
    Fungal Meningitis is an infection of the protective membranes of the brain and spinal cord. Over the last few months, a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak has swept across the United States. Recently, both CDC and FDA investigations have…
  • Aug 15

    Unnecessary Cardiology Work Performed At HCA-Owned Hospital

    Unnecessary Cardiology Work Performed At HCA-Owned Hospital
    According to the New York Times article, “Doctors at Hospital Chain Giant Performed Unnecessary Cardiac Work, Increasing Profits”, from 2002 – 2010 cardiologists at several HCA-owned hospitals in Florida were unable to justify many of…
Rank this Week: 638

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/
  • Jan 26

    New Cruise Line Sexual Assault and Rape Reporting Law Champions Openne

    New Cruise Line Sexual Assault and Rape Reporting Law Champions Openne
    A new federal law passed earlier this month that requires the Department of Transportation to report crimes allegedly committed onboard a cruise ship. The new law is quite a departure from its predecessor, the Cruise Vessel Security and…
  • Jan 25

    Miami Boat Accident Sends Passenger to the Hospital

    Miami Boat Accident Sends Passenger to the Hospital
    Miami law enforcement is investigating a boat accident that sent one passenger to the hospital. It appears from facts reported from various new sources that nine people -- five women and four men between the ages of 18 and 24 -- were aboard…
  • Jan 23

    New Law Forces Cruise Lines to Conduct Lifesaving Drills Sooner

    New Law Forces Cruise Lines to Conduct Lifesaving Drills Sooner
    Cruise lines operating international passenger voyages are now required to conduct muster / lifeboat drills before or shortly after the voyage begins. The Convention of the Safety of Life at Sea (commonly known as SOLAS) requires such drills…
Rank this Week: 676

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Jan 26

    Driving in Florida May Be Hazardous to Your Wallet, New Study Find

    Driving in Florida May Be Hazardous to Your Wallet, New Study Find
    You don’t want to have a car accident in Florida, according to a new study released by WalletHub last week. Their numbers ranked states on how ‘safe’ it is for drivers’ finances after an accident. The study placed…
  • Jan 21

    Cuban Crime Rings behind Florida Staged Accident Fraud

    Cuban Crime Rings behind Florida Staged Accident Fraud
    Originally intended to provide refuge to those fleeing Cuba’s Castro regime, the Cuban Adjustment Act of 1966 has enabled a thriving Cuban criminal network to expand from South Florida throughout the country and take hold without legal…
  • Jan 20

    Dunedin Man Arrested for Fabricating Vehicle Thefts and Defrauding Insurance Company

    Dunedin Man Arrested for Fabricating Vehicle Thefts and Defrauding Insurance Company
    A 26-year-old Dunedin man was arrested by Pinellas County Sheriff’s Detectives on January 14 for auto insurance fraud. Joseph Harris allegedly lied about three incidents of vehicle theft, and then falsely reported the burglaries to his…
Rank this Week: 658

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. by Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Jan 25

    Court Allows Punitive Damages Claim against NCL & NCL America in a Personal Injury Case

    Court Allows Punitive Damages Claim against NCL & NCL America in a Personal Injury Case
    A Miami-Dade court this week has allowed Brais, Brais & Rusak's client to bring a punitive damages claim against NCL and NCL America. In this case, our client suffered significant cervical and neurological injuries when she fell after…
  • Jan 18

    Injured Minnesota Cruise Passenger Hires BBR Law Firm

    Injured Minnesota Cruise Passenger Hires BBR Law Firm
    The cruise injury law firm of Brais, Brais & Rusak filed a lawsuit against Royal Caribbean Curies for injuries sustained on a tour excursion. The Complaint filed in Federal Court alleges a Minnesota couple decided to take an East Asian…
  • Dec 30

    Injured Viking River Cruise Passenger Retains Brais, Brais & Rusak Law Firm

    Injured Viking River Cruise Passenger Retains Brais, Brais & Rusak Law Firm
    The cruise injury law firm of Brais, Brais & Rusak has been retained to represent a Texas woman who was injured while on a Viking river cruise. The incident occurred when a rope was not properly secured causing the woman to trip and…
Rank this Week: 681

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Jan 25

    Pastor, now living in Kansas, arrested on Jacksonville Sex Crimes charge from two decades ago

    Pastor, now living in Kansas, arrested on Jacksonville Sex Crimes charge from two decades ago
    A pastor now living in Kansas is facing life in prison, following his arrest for sexual battery on a child that allegedly occurred more than 20 years ago. The man was arrested after he met with the victim at a Daytona Beach restaurant,…
  • Jan 22

    Jacksonville corrections officer arrested on theft charge

    Jacksonville corrections officer arrested on theft charge
    A longtime corrections officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office was arrested this month as part of a food stamp fraud investigation. The man is accused of buying food stamps at half price and then using them to buy food in…
  • Jan 20

    Clay County woman charged in 2014 crash that killed one passenger and another's unborn child

    Clay County woman charged in 2014 crash that killed one passenger and another's unborn child
    A Clay County woman was charged this month with two counts of DUI manslaughter for her role in a November crash that killed one passenger and the unborn child of another woman riding in her car. Police said she was going 66 mph on a…
Rank this Week: 668

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

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

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • Jan 24

    Applicable Federal Rates–February 2015

    Applicable Federal Rates–February 2015
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  • Jan 19

    No Private Letter Rulings in These Estate Planning Area

    No Private Letter Rulings in These Estate Planning Area
    Taxpayers who have questions about the applicability of tax law can submit a Private Letter Ruling request to the IRS. If the IRS rules, then the taxpayer can rely on the ruling as to how the law applies to their situation (although other…
  • Jan 15

    National Taxpayer Advocate 2014 Annual Report to Congre

    National Taxpayer Advocate 2014 Annual Report to Congre
    The National Taxpayer Advocate has issued her annual report. This report highlights areas of tax law and IRS administration that are not in compliance with law or that require improvement. While Congress and the IRS will review the report,…
Rank this Week: 682

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: 768

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/
  • Jan 24

    Gonsalves v. Li – Retrial of Crash Case Following Error

    Gonsalves v. Li – Retrial of Crash Case Following Error
    After securing a $1.2 million verdict for negligence against the test-driver of a vehicle, an injured care salesman will have to endure a second trial. The decision by the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Division Five in…
  • Jan 22

    Heco v. Foster Motors – Product Liability in Auto Accident Case

    Heco v. Foster Motors – Product Liability in Auto Accident Case
    While the majority of car accidents are the result of one or more drivers acting carelessly or recklessly, one cannot rule out the possibility of product liability. A determination should be made regarding whether the vehicle’s parts…
  • Jan 20

    Report: Hit-and-Run Crashes Spike in Florida

    Report: Hit-and-Run Crashes Spike in Florida
    Two years ago Cape Coral police responded to a reported crash in which a pedestrian was run over by a Jeep driver, who fled the scene. The walker sustained life-threatening injuries and had to be trauma-alerted to Lee Memorial Hospital, where…
Rank this Week: 666

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Widespread Abuse: Police Seize Cash From Motorist

    Widespread Abuse: Police Seize Cash From Motorist
    When you're pulled over by a police officer, you should reasonably expect a few things to happen: they will probably ask for your license and registration and they may even ask you to step out of your vehicle for further questioning. You…
  • Jan 22

    Palm Beach Teen Posed as Doctor

    Palm Beach Teen Posed as Doctor
    As our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers know, it's fairly common for people to hand out legal advice that they might have heard on "Suits" or offer medical opinions they might have seen on "Grey's Anatomy." But this…
  • Jan 21

    It's a Fine Line Between Parenting Style and Child Neglect

    It's a Fine Line Between Parenting Style and Child Neglect
    As we all know, different parents have different parenting styles. The customs employed in child-rearing vary by culture, region, and neighborhood -- and many differences of opinion on the matter exist within single homes. In this area of…
Rank this Week: 670

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    What Happens After a DUI Stop in Palm Beach?

    What Happens After a DUI Stop in Palm Beach?
    As a DUI defense lawyer in West Palm Beach, FL defending those arrested and accused of driving under the influence for over a decade, I am constantly reminded of the two most important pieces of evidence that law enforcement officers use…
  • Jan 21

    Domestic Battery Arrests in Palm Beach County

    Domestic Battery Arrests in Palm Beach County
    Palm Beach County, FL has seen a rise in Domestic Battery arrests over the past few months.  The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has a must arrest policy, when dealing with domestic battery calls. If you or someone in your home…
  • Jan 21

    Implications of the Murray v. State Ruling

    Implications of the Murray v. State Ruling
    The 4th District Court of Appeals, which oversees all appeals in Broward, Palm Beach, Okeechobee, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties just ratified the worst type of police misconduct and exemplifies why a citizen should NEVER speak…
Rank this Week: 712

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 21

    State v. Daszkal - Teen Avoids Prison in DUI Manslaughter Case

    State v. Daszkal - Teen Avoids Prison in DUI Manslaughter Case
    A teen driver who confessed to police he had consumed marijuana just prior to a fatal crash that claimed the life of a 65-year-old motorcyclist two years ago will not go to jail, according to a new report by the Sun Sentinel. This is an…
  • Jan 17

    Smith v. Florida - New Trial for Drug Defendant for Improper Testimony

    Smith v. Florida - New Trial for Drug Defendant for Improper Testimony
    A man previously convicted of drug dealing has been given another trial, after Florida's First District Court of Appeal ruled certain testimony from a law enforcement officer was improperly admitted. According to court records in Smith v.…
  • Jan 9

    Fort Lauderdale DUI Manslaughter Cases in Court

    Fort Lauderdale DUI Manslaughter Cases in Court
    Prosecution in a number of DUI-related deaths in Fort Lauderdale has recently made headlines, with authorities seeking harsh penalties for convicted defendants. Courts in Florida are given broad discretion in terms of sentencing in a DUI…
Rank this Week: 691

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/
  • Jan 20

    Whistleblowers Claim Boca Raton Company Committed Fraud

    Whistleblowers Claim Boca Raton Company Committed Fraud
    Three whistleblowers allege that Med-Care Diabetic & Medical Supplies, Inc. (“Med-Care”) committed Medicare fraud in violation of the False Claims Act.  Med-Care is a durable medical equipment supply company based in Boca…
  • Dec 22

    Record Management Company Settles False Claims Act Case

    Record Management Company Settles False Claims Act Case
    Iron Mountain Incorporated and Iron Mountain Information Management LLC (collectively “Iron Mountain”) has agreed to settle allegations by two whistleblowers in a qui tam lawsuit that it overcharged the government in violation of…
  • Dec 16

    Research Foundation Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Case

    Research Foundation Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Case
    The State University of New York’s Research Foundation (“Research Foundation”) has agreed to settle claims brought by five whistleblowers in a qui tam lawsuit filed in 2010 under the False Claims Act that it knowingly…
Rank this Week: 836

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news concerning domestic violence, gun offenses, sex offenses and immigration status. By Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 699

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: 657