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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/
  • Sep 21

    Jacksonville Man Faces 25 Years In Prison In Fatal New Year’s Day 2013 Crash

    Jacksonville Man Faces 25 Years In Prison In Fatal New Year’s Day 2013 Crash
    A man arrested after a fatal crash New Year’s Day in 2013, which killed one passenger and seriously injured two others, was found guilty Tuesday of multiple charges. The 23-year-old man was found guilty of DUI manslaughter and two…
  • Sep 20

    Bradenton Woman Accused of Sending Neighbor Bomb Threat

    Bradenton Woman Accused of Sending Neighbor Bomb Threat
    A Bradenton woman is in jail after police claim she sent a bomb threat to her neighbor last weekend, resulting in the entire block being evacuated.   The 50-year-old woman made her first appearance in court on Monday. Investigators…
  • Sep 19

    St. Pete Police Officer Arrested for Domestic Battery

    St. Pete Police Officer Arrested for Domestic Battery
    A St. Petersburg police officer has been charged with domestic battery. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, the man was arrested Monday following an altercation with his live-in girlfriend. The alleged incident occurred…
Rank this Week: 732

Oil & Gas Investment Fraud Lawyer…

Oil & Gas Investment Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities issues with a focus on oil & gas investment fraud. By Silver Law Group, The Law Firm of David R. Chase, P.A., and Ciklin Lubitz & O'Connell.

http://www.oilgasinvestmentfraudlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 345

SEC Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

SEC Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

Covers securities law. By Silver Law Group & The Law Firm of David R. Chase, P.A.

http://www.secwhistleblowerlawyers.net/
  • Sep 21

    SEC Issues $4 Million Whistleblower Award; Program Surpasses $111 Million Total Award

    SEC Issues $4 Million Whistleblower Award; Program Surpasses $111 Million Total Award
    The Securities and Exchange Commission announced on September 20, 2016 an award of over $4 million to a whistleblower.  The whistleblower’s original information alerted the SEC to a fraud. The SEC whistleblower program was…
  • Sep 14

    Insider Whistleblowers in the Financial Advice Sector Set to Increase

    Insider Whistleblowers in the Financial Advice Sector Set to Increase
    Insiders in the investment advice sector are starting to grow bolder and start a trend of notifying the SEC of bad-acting firms and principals. On August 30, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced another whistleblower award…
  • Sep 14

    How Contingency Fees Work for Whistleblower

    How Contingency Fees Work for Whistleblower
    Litigating a case can take a long time and accrues many costs and fees.  Among those fees include filing costs, the cost of hiring an expert to testify, the cost of various office tasks such as printing and mailing, and many…
Rank this Week: 1555

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Feds Accused Nursing Home of Fraud, “Non-Existent Care”

    Feds Accused Nursing Home of Fraud, “Non-Existent Care”
    Federal authorities are suing a nursing home system alleging the company committed fraud by filing false claims to both Medicare and the state-based TennCare (in Tennessee) on behalf of senior residents. Even as these facilities were being…
  • Sep 15

    Olson v. Florida Living Options – Assisted Living Arbitration Agreement Can’t Protect Linked Nursing Home

    Olson v. Florida Living Options – Assisted Living Arbitration Agreement Can’t Protect Linked Nursing Home
    A Florida nursing home has lost its bid to compel arbitration in the case of a woman who alleges her husband suffered injury as a result of nursing home negligence while a patient there. Although the trial court had ruled the case should go…
  • Sep 9

    Son Sues Nursing Home After Mother Dies Choking on Sandwich

    Son Sues Nursing Home After Mother Dies Choking on Sandwich
    A New York man has filed a nursing home negligence lawsuit against the facility where his mother died late last year after choking on a grilled cheese sandwich. According to Syracuse.com, the woman was just 63-years-old, yet suffered from…
Rank this Week: 2884

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/
  • Sep 21

    The Effects of Adultery on Your Florida Divorce Case

    The Effects of Adultery on Your Florida Divorce Case
    In Florida, the laws regarding divorce have followed a “no-fault” system since 1971. Today, there are only two bases for obtaining a divorce:  that the marriage has irretrievably broken down, or that one spouse has been…
  • Sep 14

    Dividing Up Awards of Alimony and Child Support in Your Florida Divorce

    Dividing Up Awards of Alimony and Child Support in Your Florida Divorce
    When your spouse or you decides to file for divorce, the issues may seem straightforward, regardless of whether or not they are contested. You may have to resolve matters surrounding child custody and timesharing, child support, alimony, and…
  • Sep 7

    Prenuptial Agreements and Equitable Distribution in Your Florida Divorce

    Prenuptial Agreements and Equitable Distribution in Your Florida Divorce
    A Florida man successfully appealed a trial court ruling that declared the couple’s home to be the wife’s separate property. The Fifth District Court of Appeal overturned the trial court’s ruling, based upon the wording…
Rank this Week: 208

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury law. By Frankl & Kominsky, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2618

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
Rank this Week: 2677

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3065

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    DWLSR Information

    DWLSR Information
    Other Questions Asked In Driving While License Suspended Cases How Can Someone Verify Their License Has Been Suspended Or Reinstated? If you check online with the DMV and you type in your driver’s license number, there are links from…
  • Sep 6

    Defending A Driving On A Suspended License Charge In Florida

    Defending A Driving On A Suspended License Charge In Florida
    Defending A Driving On A Suspended License Charge In Florida Pinellas County  has specialized courts that deals strictly with traffic citations, DUIs and license suspension, like driving while license suspended issues. Attorneys Nicholas…
  • Aug 24

    DWLSR in Florida

    DWLSR in Florida
    Consequences Of Driving With A Suspended License In Florida If A License Is Suspended For Non-Criminal Matters Such As Failing To Pay Child Support, Can The Fines And Court Costs Be Avoided? That’s the tricky thing about these traffic…
Rank this Week: 873

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/
  • Sep 21

    Read This Before You Cash That Check

    Read This Before You Cash That Check
    One scam still making the rounds is the fake check scam.  The way it generally works is this.  You receive an authentic-looking check in the mail that appears to be from a real company. Along with the check, you receive instructions…
  • Sep 19

    Wells Fargo to Pay $185 Million to Settle Allegations of Fraudulent Sales Practice

    Wells Fargo to Pay $185 Million to Settle Allegations of Fraudulent Sales Practice
    Wells Fargo & Co. has agreed to pay $185 million to settle federal regulators’ investigation for illegal sales practices.  The bank acknowledged that it pushed employees to open as many as 2 million accounts without…
  • Sep 7

    Options 101: The Basics of Trading Stock Option

    Options 101: The Basics of Trading Stock Option
    Options are complex investments and can carry substantial risk. Before you decide to trade options, you should understand the basics. Options can be used with a wide range of financial products.  This blog will focus on the most vanilla…
Rank this Week: 4604

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3127

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: 513

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

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

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    New Poles on I-95 May Lead To Same Old Problem

    New Poles on I-95 May Lead To Same Old Problem
    As presently constructed the I-95 express lanes are deadly.  In January of this past year Kaire & Heffernan created an online petition in hopes that the DOT would make the necessary changes to protect the motorists that…
  • Sep 14

    Physician Burnout is A Leading Cause of Medical Error

    Physician Burnout is A Leading Cause of Medical Error
    While our law firm specializes in representing victims of Medical Malpractice, it is not lost upon us what a difficult job doctors have and the stress that comes with the medical profession. The stress of always being on “top…
  • Sep 6

    Cyclist Struck On Lehman Causeway

    Cyclist Struck On Lehman Causeway
    A bicyclist was struck by a car and severely injured while riding his bicycle on the Lehman Causeway in Aventura.  This is an all too familiar story, that I have written about more times then I care remember. As per channel 7 news,…
Rank this Week: 3180

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers boating, cruise ship, jet ski and recreational watercraft accidents and crimes. By Gerson & Schwartz P.A.

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
  • Sep 20

    Insight from a Florida Cruise Injury Attorney: The Risks of Becoming Seriously Ill on a Cruise

    Insight from a Florida Cruise Injury Attorney: The Risks of Becoming Seriously Ill on a Cruise
    Cruises are supposed to be a fun vacation, an escape from work and stress at home. Unfortunately, for many cruise passengers, their dream vacation can turn into a nightmare if they become seriously ill on board. Many cruise lines have made…
  • Sep 12

    Cruise Lines Neglect Swimming Pool Safety Despite Tragic Drowning Accident

    Cruise Lines Neglect Swimming Pool Safety Despite Tragic Drowning Accident
    Leading Cruise Lines Neglect Swimming Pool Safety Despite Tragic Drowning Accidents When families elect to take advantage of the convenience and luxury of a cruise, the children predictably will spend lots of time in the pool.  Many…
  • Sep 8

    Carnival Cruise Ship Passenger Goes Overboard on the Ecstasy

    Carnival Cruise Ship Passenger Goes Overboard on the Ecstasy
    According to the United States Coast Guard, a Carnival cruise ship passenger fell overboard on a the Carnival Ecstasy over Labor Day Weekend.  But if you ask Carnival cruise lines, they have already publicly stated that the passenger was…
Rank this Week: 4352

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Recovering for Slip and Fall Injuries in Florida

    Recovering for Slip and Fall Injuries in Florida
    Recovering for Slip and Fall Injuries in Florida Slip and fall personal injury cases are included in premises liability personal injury claims in Florida. In a slip and fall case, injury victim needs to establish that  he or she was…
  • Sep 9

    Legal Duties of Property Owners to Avoid Balcony Collapse Accident

    Legal Duties of Property Owners to Avoid Balcony Collapse Accident
    Miami Balcony Collapse Attorneys Discuss Legal Duties of Property Owners Many people were shocked last year when six people died, and seven more suffered serious injury after a fourth-floor balcony collapsed during a party at an apartment…
  • Sep 9

    Legal Duties of Property Owners to Avoid Balcony Collapse Accident

    Legal Duties of Property Owners to Avoid Balcony Collapse Accident
    Miami Balcony Collapse Attorneys Discuss Legal Duties of Property Owners Many people were shocked last year when six people died, and seven more suffered serious injury after a fourth-floor balcony collapsed during a party at an apartment…
Rank this Week: 1866

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Sep 20

    Rescission of a Residential Real Estate Contract in Florida

    Rescission of a Residential Real Estate Contract in Florida
    When things go bad in a Florida real estate transaction, the buyer’s first thought may be to walk away. Just get out of the deal. Find another home to buy. However, is this possible? Can the buyer cancel transaction? Under Florida law…
  • Sep 6

    Florida Foreclosure Appeal on The Issue of Standing – Victory Against Bank of America

    Florida Foreclosure Appeal on The Issue of Standing – Victory Against Bank of America
    We do not make a practice of sharing every foreclosure victory in a blog post. It is not our style. However, the recent publication of our appellate win against Bank of America merits some discussion today because the ruling on the issue of…
  • Aug 16

    Concealment, Nondisclosure And Silence By Florida Real Estate Seller

    Concealment, Nondisclosure And Silence By Florida Real Estate Seller
    In Florida, in order to have a binding contract to purchase real estate, both the buyer and seller must sign a written agreement that includes the material terms of the deal (price, closing date, description of the property, financing,…
Rank this Week: 3976

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as boating and car accidents, as well as medical malpractice and slip/trip and fall accidents. By Joseph I. Lipsky.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Government Finally Provides Self-Driving Car Standard

    Government Finally Provides Self-Driving Car Standard
    As a Florida personal injury attorney for over 25 years, Joseph Lipsky is concerned about the impending arrival of so-called self-driving or autonomous cars. Given the race by all automobile manufacturers to see who can get their cars on the…
  • Sep 15

    Florida Personal Injury Victims Must Disclose Prior Accident

    Florida Personal Injury Victims Must Disclose Prior Accident
    Florida personal injury attorney Joseph Lipsky wants to make sure all seriously injured victims of all types of accidents, including car accidents and slip and falls accidents, understand the importance of telling their attorneys and…
  • Sep 2

    Better Education About Car Accident Avoidance Technology is Needed

    Better Education About Car Accident Avoidance Technology is Needed
    Miami car accident attorney Joseph Lipsky is a proponent for advances in car and truck technology which are intended to prevent accidents and limit injuries. This is why he is concerned that too many motorists are unware and not properly…
Rank this Week: 1646

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    Actor Jim Carrey Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Actor Jim Carrey Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    He made us laugh in movies like “Liar, Liar”, “The Mask” and “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”. But now Jim Carrey is back in the spotlight for a completely different reason. He is now facing a wrongful death…
  • Sep 19

    Trampoline Parks And the Risk Of Injury

    Trampoline Parks And the Risk Of Injury
    Nearly everyone can recall the fun and excitement of bouncing on a trampoline as a kid, and even sometimes even as an adult. Entertainment facilities have caught onto this trend and built large trampoline parks. These parks have multiple…
  • Sep 16

    What To Do In a Water Crash

    What To Do In a Water Crash
    What to Do If Your Car is in the Water In the state of Florida, particularly around Miami, we are surrounded by bodies of water of one type or another. The chance of a motor vehicle going off the road and into a body of water is higher here…
Rank this Week: 3499

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

Focuses on including international arbitration, real estate investment and land development, financing, foreign investment and tax, Miami’s new zoning code (Miami 21), public-private partnerships, hospitality, and construction in Miami, Florida. By Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Middle East a Bigger Player in South Florida Real Estate

    Middle East a Bigger Player in South Florida Real Estate
    It’s no secret that Miami has become one of the world’s most attractive markets for international investors. Latin Americans in particular have had a heavy influence in local real estate as one of the main demographic groups…
  • Sep 13

    Are you Catastrophizing? Discover the 5 Mistakes Keeping You Stuck in Your Career

    Are you Catastrophizing? Discover the 5 Mistakes Keeping You Stuck in Your Career
    Lean In Miami presents a look at what may be holding you back on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at Bilzin Sumberg. Ever felt like you are stuck in your career and there doesn’t seem to be a path to move forward? Can’t figure out what exactly…
  • Aug 15

    Water P3s Now on Tap in South Florida

    Water P3s Now on Tap in South Florida
    Florida was an early pioneer in the United States of the public-private partnership (“P3”) model as a means of funding infrastructure improvements. In South Florida alone, we have the Florida Atlantic University dormitory, the…
Rank this Week: 1006

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Personal Injury Law and Truck Accident Law. Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3055

The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

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

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • Sep 20

    Greatest Protection Under Lien Law

    Greatest Protection Under Lien Law
    The post Greatest Protection Under Lien Law appeared first on Miami Construction Lawyers :: TheLienZone.com.
  • Sep 13

    Arbitration Enforced

    Arbitration Enforced
    Many construction agreements call for binding arbitration as the means to resolve a dispute between the contracting parties. Pretty straightforward. But what happens if one party disregards the arbitration provision and files suit? Can the…
  • Sep 6

    5 Steps to Avoid False Claim Violation

    5 Steps to Avoid False Claim Violation
     In its most usual form, a false claim proceeding results when an assertion is made that a contractor has knowingly presented (or caused to be presented) to the government a false claim or claims for payment. The False Claims Act...…
Rank this Week: 350

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Hernando County, Florida personal injury By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Sep 19

    Tampa Child Killed in Hernando County Multi-Car Crash

    Tampa Child Killed in Hernando County Multi-Car Crash
    A 9-year-old boy was killed in a multi-car pileup in Hernando County Thursday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Troopers believe that traffic along the stretch of I-75 near mile marker 302 was traveling slowly, or maybe even stopped,…
  • Aug 29

    Woman Killed in Spring Hill Collision

    Woman Killed in Spring Hill Collision
    A 22-year-old woman was killed when her car crashed into a Spring Hill home Thursday. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the woman failed to stop at a stop sign at Norbert Street while driving south on Harrow Road. Troopers believe that…
  • Jul 29

    Fire Sparked By Deep Fryer Destroys Spring Hill Home

    Fire Sparked By Deep Fryer Destroys Spring Hill Home
    A deep fryer apparently caused a house fire in Spring Hill, according to Pasco County Fire Rescue. A deep fryer was left unattended in the kitchen and started a fire inside the home located at 16517 Albright Avenue. Firefighters arrived at…
Rank this Week: 1630

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Sep 19

    Car Dash Cam – Good or Bad Idea?

    Car Dash Cam – Good or Bad Idea?
    As many of you know, our law firm specializes in handling motor vehicle accidents. We have handled accident cases for the past 20 plus years. Over that time span we have seen a few car crash cases where one of the people involved in the crash…
  • Sep 15

    Traveling carnivals can be hazardous to your safety

    Traveling carnivals can be hazardous to your safety
    Traveling carnivals can be old-fashioned fun, with exciting rides, cotton candy, fun house mirrors and games of skill. But they might not be as safe as you’d like to suppose. Unlike amusement and theme parks that operate at a fixed…
  • Sep 12

    Paralegal Profile: Getting to know Carol Matu

    Paralegal Profile: Getting to know Carol Matu
    What is your day-to-day like at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg? I start my day at Aronberg & Aronberg with a positive attitude and a sincere desire to help those people who have been misguided by the insurance industry. I work…
Rank this Week: 3711

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.floridainjuryattorneysblawg.com/
  • Sep 19

    How to Apply for 52 Weeks of Temporary Partial Disability

    How to Apply for 52 Weeks of Temporary Partial Disability
    Obtaining up to 52 weeks of Rehabilitative TPD with the advent of the Westphal case is much easier now. This means the injured worker can receive up to 52 weeks of rehabilitative temporary partial disability (TPD)  where…
  • Aug 22

    Cars Crashing Into Building

    Cars Crashing Into Building
    When we are on the road as drivers or walk alongside the road as pedestrians, we are aware of the potential danger posed by the vehicles in our surroundings. When we enter a building, those thought processes cease as we come to expect a…
  • Aug 3

    Wrongful Termination for Workers Compensation Retaliation

    Wrongful Termination for Workers Compensation Retaliation
    The recent Caterpillar Logistics, reversed a judgment awarded in the Miami Court, and discussed the factors that would allow a person to recover damages where they are fired in retaliation for filing a workers compensation claim.  Our…
Rank this Week: 1306

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cohn & Smith, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1059

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 423

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury, medical malpractice and workers' compensation news. By Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 495

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PROMOTION EXAM INVALIDATED

    CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PROMOTION EXAM INVALIDATED
    PENDING PROMOTIONS PLACED ON HOLD The content of the most recent promotional exam administered to the approximately 70 Clay County Sheriff’s Deputies striving to make the rank of sergeant or lieutenant may have been leaked in…
  • Jun 3

    THREE DUVAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AVOID SEX CASES BY PLEADING TO MISDEMEANORS

    THREE DUVAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AVOID SEX CASES BY PLEADING TO MISDEMEANORS
    Students Arrested Were 17, 18 and 19 Years of Age, Dodged a Sex Crime According to a report, three male students at Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville were arrested in April for having sex with a female student on school grounds. …
  • Jun 3

    THREE DUVAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AVOID SEX CASES BY PLEADING TO MISDEMEANORS

    THREE DUVAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AVOID SEX CASES BY PLEADING TO MISDEMEANORS
    Students Arrested Were 17, 18 and 19 Years of Age, Dodged a Sex Crime According to a report, three male students at Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville were arrested in April for having sex with a female student on school grounds. …
Rank this Week: 1580

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • Sep 17

    FLOWING DOWN LIABILITY IN CONSTRUCTION DEFECT LAWSUITS

    FLOWING DOWN LIABILITY IN CONSTRUCTION DEFECT LAWSUITS
    In construction defect lawsuits, third-party (or fourth-party) claims are routine to flow-down liability downstream.  Right, a general contractor sued by an owner will want to flow-down its liability to the subcontractors.  And,…
  • Sep 2

    BREACH OF A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT & AN EQUITABLE REMEDY?

    BREACH OF A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT & AN EQUITABLE REMEDY?
    In payment or collection-type lawsuits, the party suing for money sometimes asserts a claim for unjust enrichment or quantum meruit as an alternative equitable remedy to a breach of contract claim.   Frankly, sometimes a party will…
  • Aug 28

    CONSTRUCTION DEFECT INDEMNITY OBLIGATIONS – COVERED VS. NON-COVERED CGL CLAIMS

    CONSTRUCTION DEFECT INDEMNITY OBLIGATIONS – COVERED VS. NON-COVERED CGL CLAIMS
    If you are a contractor or subcontractor and a construction defect claim is asserted against you, then you have tendered such claim to your commercial general liability (CGL) insurer.  No doubt about it.  In doing so, you have…
Rank this Week: 2731

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

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

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 219

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1324

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law. By the Law Office of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4426

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/
  • Sep 16

    11th Circuit Upholds Award of Summary Judgment in Mirena Lawsuit

    11th Circuit Upholds Award of Summary Judgment in Mirena Lawsuit
    In March 2014, Jenna Thurmond sued Bayer in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, alleging that her use of the Mirena contraception system caused her to develop pseudotumor cerebri.  Her symptoms included changes…
  • Sep 15

    NHTSA Chairman Voices Life-or-Death Concerns About Autonomous Vehicle

    NHTSA Chairman Voices Life-or-Death Concerns About Autonomous Vehicle
    By 2020, self-driving cars will roam the nation’s highways and byways rampantly. Automotive-industry experts, with executives at technology companies like Google and Uber, predict the year will unleash the decade of autonomous vehicles.…
  • Sep 12

    GM Settles Pair of Ignition-Switch Cases, Faces Thousands More in Massive MDL

    GM Settles Pair of Ignition-Switch Cases, Faces Thousands More in Massive MDL
    Plaintiffs in two separate federal bellwether cases against General Motors (GM) have won their claims against the automobile manufacturer and its faulty ignition switches. The settlements involve two women who were seriously injured while…
Rank this Week: 4467

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    IRS DENIES RETROACTIVE STATE COURT REFORMATION OF RETIREMENT ACCOUNT BENEFICIARY

    IRS DENIES RETROACTIVE STATE COURT REFORMATION OF RETIREMENT ACCOUNT BENEFICIARY
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can easily take away what any state court giveth. Under the case facts, the decedent maintained 2 IRAs prior to his death. The IRAs listed his revocable trust as the death beneficiary. The trust qualified as…
  • Sep 15

    THE NEW 2016 IRS DEFINIATION OF HUSBAND AND WIFE

    THE NEW 2016 IRS DEFINIATION OF HUSBAND AND WIFE
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has formally put into place, effective September 2, 2016, amendments to the regulations that define “who is married for tax purposes.” The new regulations state that it will interpret the term…
  • Sep 8

    IRS TAX RELIEF FOR LOUISIANA STORM VICTIMS

    IRS TAX RELIEF FOR LOUISIANA STORM VICTIMS
    IRS Announcement 2016-30 provides relief to Louisiana taxpayers suffering hardships as a result of the storms and flooding which that began August 11, 2016. The relief comes in the form of impacted residents being able to obtain a loan or…
Rank this Week: 1016

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Man Sentenced To 16 Years In Prison For Mortgage Scam

    Man Sentenced To 16 Years In Prison For Mortgage Scam
    A man convicted of conspiring to defraud more than 30,000 Americans out of about $31 million was sentenced on Thursday to 16 years in prison. The California man was also ordered to pay $11.9 million in forfeiture and restitution. The man was…
  • Jul 29

    Two Arrested in Miami for Alleged Extortion of Social Media Star

    Two Arrested in Miami for Alleged Extortion of Social Media Star
    Two South Florida residents have been arrested after police claim they threatened to leak sexually explicit images of social media star “YesJulz” unless she paid them. A 28-year-old and a 33-year-old were arrested Friday on…
  • Jul 26

    Three Charged in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme In Miami

    Three Charged in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme In Miami
    Three people have been convicted of alleged Medicare and Medicaid fraud in a $1 billion scheme in Miami. “This is the largest single criminal healthcare fraud case ever brought against individuals by the Department of Justice,”…
Rank this Week: 2228

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Pasco County, Florida personal injury law topics. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Sep 15

    Pasco County Motorcyclist Killed in Crash

    Pasco County Motorcyclist Killed in Crash
    A 29-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash early Wednesday morning that happened on Ridge Road and Airway Boulevard around 2:15 a.m. According to Florida Highway Patrol, the 29-year-old Port Richey biker was traveling eastbound on Ridge…
  • Aug 24

    Man Killed In Dade City Collision

    Man Killed In Dade City Collision
    A 48-year-old Zephyrhills man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening in Dade City. The collision happened on US-301, south of the intersection of Jordan Road, in Dade City around 7:40 p.m. As a result of the crash, the 48-year-old…
  • Jul 26

    Man On Scooter Struck & Killed by Drunk Driver in New Port Richey

    Man On Scooter Struck & Killed by Drunk Driver in New Port Richey
    A man was killed Saturday after a drunk driver crashed into his scooter while fleeing the scene of another crash, according to New Port Richey police. The 43-year-old was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and leaving the…
Rank this Week: 1590

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Sep 15

    Traffic Fatalities Increased in 2015

    Traffic Fatalities Increased in 2015
    According to new data recently released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, traffic fatalities increased by 7.2 percent in 2015 compared to 2014. Sadly, 35,200 people died last year in motor vehicle related deaths. The…
  • Aug 26

    Labor Day Weekend Is Upon Us: Steer Clear Of Drunk Driver

    Labor Day Weekend Is Upon Us: Steer Clear Of Drunk Driver
    Labor Day weekend is next week! This is the official mark that the end of summer is near. Most Americans have a three-day weekend to celebrate how hard they work the rest of the year, which is a great break from the usual 5 day work week.…
  • Aug 16

    Study Shows Rising Speed Limits Cause More Death

    Study Shows Rising Speed Limits Cause More Death
    A recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows new data that concludes when speed limits are raised, fatal accidents also increase. Forty-one states were analyzed over a period of twenty years from 1993 to 2013. During…
Rank this Week: 1777

Florida Personal Injury Attorney…

Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    What Goes on at Those Weigh Stations Along the Highway?

    What Goes on at Those Weigh Stations Along the Highway?
    Enforcing Weight Restrictions is Part of an Overall Safety Strategy for Big Rigs You’re driving to Disney World and as you pass one of those “Weigh Station Ahead” signs your friend jokes, “You’ve put on a few…
  • Sep 12

    Lane Splitting – Controversial Motorcycle Maneuver May Actually Save Live

    Lane Splitting – Controversial Motorcycle Maneuver May Actually Save Live
    Currently Illegal, Lane Splitting may be Permitted in Florida The most common types of motor vehicle accidents are: Rear-end Collisions Continue reading →
  • Jul 31

    Driverless Vehicles – Who is at Fault when they Crash?

    Driverless Vehicles – Who is at Fault when they Crash?
    Things that seemed technologically impossible years ago are now every-day commonalities as advances in science, computers, and engineering continue to grow. No one would have believed that people would all be carrying portable phones and…
Rank this Week: 1426

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Sep 15

    Constitutional Sound Bites for the Ear and On the Air

    Constitutional Sound Bites for the Ear and On the Air
    Different people learn in different ways.  Many like to listen or watch video rather than simply read.  This page features constitutional concepts for the ear, and interviews with constitutional stories and the background of the…
  • Aug 24

    How A Bill Becomes a Law: Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution

    How A Bill Becomes a Law: Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution
    The Constitution’s Article I, Section 7 defines the process by which the federal government passes laws. Section 7 opens with the Origination Clause which requires “Bills for raising Revenue” to originate in the House…
  • Aug 16

    Constitutional Sound Bites: Information for Educator

    Constitutional Sound Bites: Information for Educator
    Many states are either updating or passing new laws regarding civics education for their K-12 students.  For example, Illinois’ new civics graduation requirement goes into effect for incoming 2016-17 high school freshman and South…
Rank this Week: 2064

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Sep 15

    Probate, Creditors and Technology – Are you Aware?

    Probate, Creditors and Technology – Are you Aware?
    E-Filing in Probate Court – It’s Mandatory! As a Creditor to an estate, you must be wary of your time limits to file a statement of claim against an estate. Section 733.702(1), Florida Statutes (2012) states that creditors must…
  • Aug 29

    Guardianship Law in Florida – What’s Current? Very Important Update

    Guardianship Law in Florida – What’s Current? Very Important Update
    The Shifting Landscape of Guardianship Law: Three Consecutive Years of Changes Co – Written by Stacy B. Rubel, Esq. (Published in The Florida Bar Journal, September 2016)  Members of The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and…
  • Aug 15

    What is your plan for the “What if” in life?

    What is your plan for the “What if” in life?
    Estate Planning for Young Professionals: Don’t Wait to Start Planning Discussing one’s death can be an awkward and uncomfortable experience at any age. It is a topic that most individuals avoid at all costs, especially young…
Rank this Week: 4165

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

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

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Sep 15

    New Executive Orders Provide Further Statutory Extension Opportunities for Florida Development Approval

    New Executive Orders Provide Further Statutory Extension Opportunities for Florida Development Approval
    Under Section 252.363, Florida Statutes, qualifying permitees are entitled to extensions following a declared State of Emergency for the amount of time the declaration was in effect, plus an additional six (6) months. In order to obtain such…
  • Sep 1

    New Florida Foreclosure Case May Lead to Less Participation and Greater Risk for Real Estate Investor

    New Florida Foreclosure Case May Lead to Less Participation and Greater Risk for Real Estate Investor
    On August 24, 2016, the Fourth District Court of Appeal issued an opinion in Ober v. Town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, No. 4D14-4597, 2016 WL 4468134 (Fla. 4th DCA August 24, 2016) that is likely to have broad implications on Florida’s…
  • Aug 31

    Vacation Rentals: Are You Prepared?

    Vacation Rentals: Are You Prepared?
    We all understand the value of preparing for hurricane season, but what about tourist season? In the last post, we talked about the need for a license if you intend to rent your property out on short term intervals. Now that you know whether…
Rank this Week: 3881

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/insights-news/
  • Sep 14

    The FLSA’s Alter Ego Exemption – The Motor Carrier Act

    The FLSA’s Alter Ego Exemption – The Motor Carrier Act
    Of the myriad of exemptions used by defense counsel in Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) cases, the Motor Carrier Act Exemption sometimes gets lost in the shuffle of the usual suspects list of exemptions.  If the…
  • Sep 12

    Implementing an Effective Social Media Policy Can Head Off Employment Issue

    Implementing an Effective Social Media Policy Can Head Off Employment Issue
    The use of social media as a communication tool has dramatically increased over the last decade in people’s personal and professional lives. Social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (Snapchat isn’t just for…
  • Sep 8

    Summary Judgment for Retailer in Premises Liability Case

    Summary Judgment for Retailer in Premises Liability Case
    A wet substance on the floor of a retail store, a customer does not see the substance and slips and falls, and an injury results.  Liability for the store, right?  Not so fast.  In Virginia, in the absence of some affirmative…
Rank this Week: 2327

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/
  • Sep 14

    Being a registered sex offender is a life sentence

    Being a registered sex offender is a life sentence
    A recent article from the Associated Press highlights the growing number of people being placed on sex offender registries all over the country.  According to the report, there are more than 800,000 people on registries in the United…
  • Sep 8

    A clerk in California accused of altering over 1,000 traffic and criminal case

    A clerk in California accused of altering over 1,000 traffic and criminal case
    A deputy clerk or court in Orange County, California, has been arrested on federal charges of violating RICO, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, bribery and money laundering.  According to a report in the Orange…
  • Aug 25

    Jacksonville Transportation Authority employee arrested for grand theft

    Jacksonville Transportation Authority employee arrested for grand theft
    A  mechanic working for the City of Jacksonville was recently arrested on one charge of grand theft in Duval County.  According to an article in The Florida Times Union, the now ex-employee stole paint and various automotive parts…
Rank this Week: 942

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Covers real state law in Florida. By Jordan Pascale, P.L.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    What is the Best Option for Dividing Property in Florida?

    What is the Best Option for Dividing Property in Florida?
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. If you jointly own real estate in Florida, it is your right to sue for partition. Partition is the dividing up of real property among the owners. When partition is requested, the court decides how much of the…
  • Jun 15

    Mixed Picture for Housing in 2016

    Mixed Picture for Housing in 2016
    Posted By: Daniel Pascale, Esq. Offices in Delray Beach and Coral Gables, FL Source: Naples Daily News (Naples, Fla.), June Fletcher. Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. Continue Reading
  • Jun 15

    Mixed Picture for Housing in 2016

    Mixed Picture for Housing in 2016
    Posted By: Daniel Pascale, Esq. Offices in Delray Beach and Coral Gables, FL Source: Naples Daily News (Naples, Fla.), June Fletcher. Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 2274

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

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

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Sep 13

    Miami Beach WaveRunner Rental Company Sued for Violating Boating Safety Law

    Miami Beach WaveRunner Rental Company Sued for Violating Boating Safety Law
    Our Florida Board Certified Admiralty & Maritime lawyers have brought a lawsuit against a Miami Beach WaveRunner rental company for its violation of boating safety laws which contributed to our client's injuries. The complaint filed in…
  • Sep 6

    Royal Caribbean sued by Passenger for Injuries Sustained in Zip Line Excursion

    Royal Caribbean sued by Passenger for Injuries Sustained in Zip Line Excursion
    The cruise passenger injury lawyers of Brais Brais & Rusak have filed lawsuit on behalf of a Texas woman against Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and a Honduran shore excursion operator for injuries sustained while participating in a zip-line…
  • Aug 19

    Florida Key's Dive Company Sued for Crewmember's Wrongful Death

    Florida Key's Dive Company Sued for Crewmember's Wrongful Death
    Our firm has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the family of a Florida Key's dive boat crewmember who lost his life. On the night of November 15, 2015, the crewmember was serving as a deck hand aboard a dive boat while seventeen…
Rank this Week: 2943