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Orlando Divorce Blog

Orlando Divorce Blog

Covers family, divorce, or estate planning laws, cases and articles. By the Meddin Law Firm.

http://meddinlaw.com/orlando-divorce-blog/
  • Dec 18

    Find out if you can stop paying alimony in Florida

    Find out if you can stop paying alimony in Florida
    I have had clients who find out that their ex has been living with a man who has been paying all of the bills and  wonder why they have to keep paying alimony. Or another who has been paying alimony for the past 22 years and want to…
  • Nov 11

    What everyone can learn from the $1 billion Hamm divorce

    What everyone can learn from the $1 billion Hamm divorce
    The $1 billion dollar Hamm divorce is all over the news. Harold Hamm, a multi-billionaire and CEO of Continental Resources, was ordered to pay his wife, Sue Ann Hamm $995.4 million in, what Florida would consider to be equitable…
  • Nov 4

    Co-Parenting Tips for the Holiday

    Co-Parenting Tips for the Holiday
    Co-parenting during the holidays can be really tough on a child, especially if the parent’s are recently divorced. In the Florida courts, it is referred to as “shared parenting.” Co-parenting refers to how parents or…
Rank this Week: 3737

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

Provides news and views on current topics in elder law, estate planning, wills and trusts, caregiver issues, probate and estate administration, Medicaid and Veterans benefits, other issues of importance to seniors and their families. By Joseph S. Karp.

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 18

    Make sure your tax-deductible donations do the most good

    Make sure your tax-deductible donations do the most good
    Are you thinking about making gifts to a charity as the year comes to a close? Remember, not every "charity" is equally charitable. Even legitimate organizations differ widely in the percentage of dollars devoted to administrative…
  • Dec 15

    New rules on caregiver pay coming January 1, 2015

    New rules on caregiver pay coming January 1, 2015
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  • Dec 11

    Joan Rivers' will made public

    Joan Rivers' will made public
    The late Joan Rivers made us laugh. But her estate plan was no laughing matter to her. The late comedienne's will, filed December 9 in New York State Surrogate Court, shows great concern for the people she cared most about,  leaving nothing…
Rank this Week: 1931

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Dec 18

    Florida Foreclosures – What’s Happening Now?

    Florida Foreclosures – What’s Happening Now?
    December 2014 update on what we are seeing now with Florida foreclosures and related issues – 1. Foreclosure filings have remained steady in the last few weeks – this observation is based upon the number of calls we are receiving…
  • Dec 16

    Security in Florida Condominums: Privacy Concerns for Condo Owner

    Security in Florida Condominums: Privacy Concerns for Condo Owner
    For many Florida condo owners, one of the reasons they have chosen to live in a condominium community instead of a single family home is because of a feeling of greater security being provided there. There is a safety in numbers, of course.…
  • Dec 9

    When Can a Florida Condo Board Authorize and Direct Entry Into Your Condo Unit?

    When Can a Florida Condo Board Authorize and Direct Entry Into Your Condo Unit?
    Florida condominium life is truly its own cultural lifestyle. People move here from all over the nation and all over the world to enjoy our sunsets, our beaches, our unique Florida communities and things to do. Many choose to live in one of…
Rank this Week: 1387

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/
  • Dec 18

    Teen-Driving Dilemma: Parents Can Help Improve Safety

    Teen-Driving Dilemma: Parents Can Help Improve Safety
    As the new year approaches, a new crop of teen drivers will hit the streets. How can parents keep them safe behind the wheel? Let us count the ways. Today’s teen drivers live in a dramatically different world than their fathers and…
  • Dec 16

    Lawyers, Guns and Money — It should be about sensibility

    Lawyers, Guns and Money — It should be about sensibility
    Would you want to restrict the sale of guns, like the Bushmaster XM15-E2s (an AR-15 rifle) to civilians? Should military designed guns be regulated that use a gas operated, rotating bolt and, even in semi-automatic models can fire by…
  • Dec 3

    Direct & Circumstantial Evidence – It snowed last night?

    Direct &amp; Circumstantial Evidence &ndash; It snowed last night?
    If you went to bed without snow on the ground; slept soundly all night and awoke to a snow covered ground all around you, what could you reasonable say? It snowed. You did not have to actually see the activity of snow falling; your good and…
Rank this Week: 1208

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

Covers medical device and pharmaceutical mass tort issues. By Searcy Denney.

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Dec 18

    Is mHealth ‘Big Pharma’s’ Nemesis?

    Is mHealth ‘Big Pharma’s’ Nemesis?
    Marketing study after marketing study shows mobile is the future for all industries – “big pharma” included. But marketing study after marketing study also shows drug companies fall far behind in making their Web sites…
  • Dec 16

    ‘Big Pharma’s’ Resistance To Go Mobile Multifaceted

    ‘Big Pharma’s’ Resistance To Go Mobile Multifaceted
    The reasons the seemingly cutting-edge pharmaceutical industry lags behind in the mobile-application domain are far and wide, say medical marketers, who predict that, in the end, companies’ bottom lines, doctors’ choices and…
  • Dec 10

    Cymbalta Withdrawal Cases May Soon Have an MDL

    Cymbalta Withdrawal Cases May Soon Have an MDL
    Eli Lilly & Co., the producer of the popular antidepressant Cymbalta (duloxetine), is facing a spate of litigation over injuries associated with the drug. Plaintiffs allege that Cymbalta can cause severe withdrawal symptoms, including…
Rank this Week: 3749

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers health care legislation, enforcement and regulation. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

http://thehealthlawfirmblog.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 18

    Don’t Ring in the New Year with a HIPAA Audit – Safeguard Yourself Now

    Don’t Ring in the New Year with a HIPAA Audit – Safeguard Yourself Now
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Here’s a scary reminder: There are people attempting to hack into electronic health systems every second of every day. Thankfully, most of…
  • Oct 30

    CMS Extends Waivers under the ACO Shared Savings Program

    CMS Extends Waivers under the ACO Shared Savings Program
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm On November 2, 2011, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) promulgated the interim final rule on fraud and abuse waivers for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) participating in…
  • Oct 21

    Internal Medicine Specialists Should Be Aware of Impending Medicare Audit

    Internal Medicine Specialists Should Be Aware of Impending Medicare Audit
    Coming to a medical practice near you. . . It’s scary, it’s horrible, and it could cost you a lot of money! It’s the dreaded Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) audit. The Horror! The Horror! First Coast Service Options,…
Rank this Week: 1986

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Dec 18

    ITINs and U.S. Taxes for Foreign Taxpayer

    ITINs and U.S. Taxes for Foreign Taxpayer
    An Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) allows a foreign individual to file taxes with the IRS. There have been over 21 million ITINs issued since the program began in 1996. ITINS are designed for tax administration purposes and are…
  • Dec 16

    Bankruptcy? Improve the Finances of Your Florida Busine

    Bankruptcy? Improve the Finances of Your Florida Busine
    Part of running a successful business is to know how your business is performing on a financial level and to know the key actions to take in order to constantly improve the finances of your Florida business. If the following action are being…
  • Dec 11

    Low Down-Payment Mortgages for First-Time Homebuyers in Florida

    Low Down-Payment Mortgages for First-Time Homebuyers in Florida
    Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac have released news that they will begin to accept mortgages for first-time homebuyers in Florida and throughout the U.S. with down-payments of as little as 3%. The mortgage giants have stated that there will be…
Rank this Week: 625

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 17

    Avoid a DUI This Christma

    Avoid a DUI This Christma
    The holidays are well known by law enforcement officials as “DUI Season,” and the reason behind it is because people all over the U.S. tend to throw caution to the wind during this time of year and drink too much and get behind…
  • Dec 9

    December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

    December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month
    President Obama designated the month of December as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month in 2010 in an attempt to shed light on the serious problem of drunk and drugged driving in the U.S. With the holiday season and the end of the year…
  • Nov 18

    Cake Boss Arrested for DUI in NYC

    Cake Boss Arrested for DUI in NYC
    Bartolo “Buddy” Valastro, star of TLC’s popular reality cooking show “Cake Boss,” was arrested in Manhattan early Thursday for driving while intoxicated, according to police. Valastro, a resident of New Jersey,…
Rank this Week: 4501

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Dec 17

    What to Do When a Parking Lot Collision in Florida Occur

    What to Do When a Parking Lot Collision in Florida Occur
    The time period between Thanksgiving and Christmas is the busiest shopping time of the year, which makes parking lots the busiest as well. When parking lots are crowded with cars, trucks, SUVs, and pedestrians, it is likely that a parking lot…
  • Dec 13

    How Fires Occur in Wheelchairs Leading to Fatal Injuries in Florida

    How Fires Occur in Wheelchairs Leading to Fatal Injuries in Florida
    Motorized wheelchairs are wonderful for people who cannot walk or get around on their own. They help make the impossible possible for many people; however, some electric wheelchairs have caught on fire and caused fatal injuries.…
  • Dec 9

    The Reality of Struck-by Vehicle Accidents on Florida Work Site

    The Reality of Struck-by Vehicle Accidents on Florida Work Site
    Did you know that one in four fatalities involving a person struck by a vehicle is a construction worker? It’s true, according to OSHA. In fact, these types of deadly work accidents involve construction workers—more than any other…
Rank this Week: 349

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 17

    Wisconsin Doesn't Allow Companies to "Go for Two"

    Wisconsin Doesn't Allow Companies to "Go for Two"
    In early 2014 I wrote an article that explores a way in which many state and local tax "SALT" professionals advise their clients to save on state and local tax. The issue is a common one for real property improvement contractors. …
  • Dec 2

    Motor Fuel Tax - Another Example of A "Gotcha" Transaction Tax

    Motor Fuel Tax - Another Example of A "Gotcha" Transaction Tax
    Many state and local tax ("SALT") practitioners often refer to state and local transaction taxes as "gotcha" taxes. Over ambitious state agencies seek to extort money from businesses all the time by using fire first, ask question later type…
  • Nov 20

    Flower Company Sniffs Out Unfair Florida Tax

    Flower Company Sniffs Out Unfair Florida Tax
    Anytime I need a gift for just about any reason, 1-800 Flowers or Flowers.com, is where I turn to first. The online retailers make it incredibly easy for someone who needs as much help as I normally do to send gifts to others. I can just go…
Rank this Week: 2636

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Dec 17

    Five Accidents You Can Avoid This Holiday Season

    Five Accidents You Can Avoid This Holiday Season
    The holidays are a joyous time to celebrate with family and friends, but it can also be a dangerous time when an accident or injury may come about. There are numerous types of accidents that can happen during the holidays. The following tips…
  • Dec 11

    Holiday Shopping Safety Tip

    Holiday Shopping Safety Tip
    Now that there are just 14 days until Christmas, holiday shoppers are flooding malls and department stores on the hunt for the perfect holiday gifts. As with anything that involves large numbers of people in a close proximity to one another,…
  • Nov 24

    NHTSA Urges Owners of Model Year 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty and 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Vehicles to Get Recalled Cars Fixed

    NHTSA Urges Owners of Model Year 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty and 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Vehicles to Get Recalled Cars Fixed
    The NHTSA is urging owners of recalled Model Year 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty and Model Year 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles to contact their local dealer to arrange the free remedy repair for their vehicles. Chrysler has reported that they…
Rank this Week: 3740

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Dec 17

    Avoid These Holiday Hazards this Year

    Avoid These Holiday Hazards this Year
    The holidays are usually when loved ones and family members come together to share great food and company. With the holidays in full swing, parties and celebrations are in abundance, and while these can be joyous occasions, there are many…
  • Dec 10

    Toddler Killed in Dog Attack in Crystal River

    Toddler Killed in Dog Attack in Crystal River
    A toddler passed away over the weekend after officials said he was attacked by dogs. Reports indicate the attack occurred around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday in the 8300 block of W. Oak Street in Crystal River. According to police, when first…
  • Nov 24

    Graco Recalls Strollers Due to Finger Amputation Risk

    Graco Recalls Strollers Due to Finger Amputation Risk
    Graco is recalling about 5 million strollers after receiving 11 reports of finger injuries, including amputation and lacerations. The problem with the fold-up strollers is that they have a hinge on the side that can easily pinch a…
Rank this Week: 3658

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 17

    Motorcyclist Dies in Volusia County Wreck on Sunday

    Motorcyclist Dies in Volusia County Wreck on Sunday
    Sunday morning, three friends decided to go for a motorcycle ride east of Osteen. Only two of them will ever make it home. The three motorcyclists were riding in a group around a bend on Maytown Road at approximately 10:30 a.m. when one of…
  • Dec 4

    Polk County Hit and Run Causes Multiple Accident

    Polk County Hit and Run Causes Multiple Accident
    It’s never smart to run from a hit and run accident, but things ended badly for a woman in Polk County when she fled the scene of an accident. On November 8, authorities believe Rita Bata Beaulieu was involved in an accident in the…
  • Dec 4

    Money Won’t Buy You a Get Out of Jail Free Card

    Money Won’t Buy You a Get Out of Jail Free Card
    Money might buy you a nice car, but it won’t get you out of a manslaughter charge. The heir to a billion-dollar family fortune was sentenced to 16 years in prison on November 21 for killing a person in a drunk-driving accident,…
Rank this Week: 2209

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law, including information on accidents and injuries in Orlando, and the state of Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 17

    Motorcyclist Dies in Volusia County Wreck on Sunday

    Motorcyclist Dies in Volusia County Wreck on Sunday
    Sunday morning, three friends decided to go for a motorcycle ride east of Osteen. Only two of them will ever make it home. The three motorcyclists were riding in a group around a bend on Maytown Road at approximately 10:30 a.m. when one of…
  • Dec 4

    Polk County Hit and Run Causes Multiple Accident

    Polk County Hit and Run Causes Multiple Accident
    It’s never smart to run from a hit and run accident, but things ended badly for a woman in Polk County when she fled the scene of an accident. On November 8, authorities believe Rita Bata Beaulieu was involved in an accident in the…
  • Dec 4

    Money Won’t Buy You a Get Out of Jail Free Card

    Money Won’t Buy You a Get Out of Jail Free Card
    Money might buy you a nice car, but it won’t get you out of a manslaughter charge. The heir to a billion-dollar family fortune was sentenced to 16 years in prison on November 21 for killing a person in a drunk-driving accident,…
Rank this Week: 2963

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/
  • Dec 17

    Broward Judge Grants Florida's First Ever Same-Sex Divorce

    Broward Judge Grants Florida's First Ever Same-Sex Divorce
    A Broward Circuit Judge's order on December 17 granted to South Florida art dealer Heather Brassner that which she sought for more than a year: a divorce. What made the judge's in-court ruling groundbreaking was that Brassner sought a…
  • Dec 10

    Appropriate Alimony Awards and the Length of Your Marriage

    Appropriate Alimony Awards and the Length of Your Marriage
    When faced with the possibility of awarding alimony, courts have a variety of options. The appropriate option may depend on various factors, including how long you were married. Whether you are the spouse paying alimony or the one receiving…
  • Dec 3

    Mother Declared in Contempt for Impeding Sons' Relationship with Father

    Mother Declared in Contempt for Impeding Sons' Relationship with Father
    Divorces are almost always difficult, but divorces that occur to couples with teenage children can be especially challenging. While a parent cannot control what his or her children feel or think regarding the other parent, he or she can help…
Rank this Week: 672

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Dec 17

    Recieving a Downward Departure for a Felony DUI in Florida

    Recieving a Downward Departure for a Felony DUI in Florida
    Henderson v. State, makes receiving a downward departure for felony DUI in Florida more difficult but not impossible. On Appeal, the Henderson court ruled in November 2014, that a DUI driver, who pleads guilty or is found guilty of a 4th DUI,…
  • Dec 15

    Responding to a Reckless Driving Arrest in Palm Beach County

    Responding to a Reckless Driving Arrest in Palm Beach County
    Reckless driving arrests in Palm Beach County, FL are on the uptick. Recent data from the Palm Beach County Clerk of Courts shows a rise in law enforcement officers ticketing drivers throughout Palm Beach County, FL for driving reckless.…
  • Dec 9

    Destroying evidence like cellphone and computer photos is not a crime in Florida?

    Destroying evidence like cellphone and computer photos is not a crime in Florida?
    A recent 4th District Court of Appeals decision has long reaching tentacles into what is considered and isn’t considered tampering with evidence under Florida Law section 918.13.  In Costanzo v. Florida, at 4 D13-3344, appellant…
Rank this Week: 431

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2245

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Covers qui tam and employment law. By The Whistleblower Law Firm.

http://www.federalwhistleblowerlawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 17

    Disclosing Whistleblower Identity May Constitute ‘Adverse Action’ under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

    Disclosing Whistleblower Identity May Constitute ‘Adverse Action’ under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
    Last month, in Halliburton v. Admin. Review Bd., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that an employer’s disclosure of the identity of an SEC whistleblower to colleagues, which resulted in workplace stigma, amounted to…
  • Dec 10

    Court Extends Morrison Ruling to the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA)

    Court Extends Morrison Ruling to the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA)
    In Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd., the court held that United States statutes are presumed not to apply to conduct abroad unless Congress has clearly indicated an intent that the statute does, in fact, apply extraterritorially.…
  • Dec 3

    Internal Reporting by Whistleblowers – Bussing v. COR Clearing

    Internal Reporting by Whistleblowers – Bussing v. COR Clearing
    The scope of whistleblower law can be complicated to ascertain for many reasons, including that whistleblower laws are relatively new and thus situations are constantly popping up for which there is no well-established legal precedent. This…
Rank this Week: 2095

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Dec 17

    Obama Restores Diplomatic Ties between the United States and Cuba

    Obama Restores Diplomatic Ties between the United States and Cuba
    The United States and Cuba have agreed to open diplomatic relations between them, easing travel and business restrictions. On December 17, 2014, President Obama announced a swap of prisoners. Cuba will release American Alan Gross, who has…
  • Dec 11

    Fair Use of a Trademark or Service Mark

    Fair Use of a Trademark or Service Mark
    Trademarks and service marks are one of the most important and valuable assets of a business, whether big or small. Trademarks and service marks operate as a source identifier and establish brand recognition. In order to maintain these rights…
  • Dec 9

    The Net Neutrality Debate

    The Net Neutrality Debate
    Over the past few months one of the most talked about topics has been net neutrality. What is net neutrality? It is the principle that all content and applications on the Internet should be accessible to users equally, regardless of source,…
Rank this Week: 1353

First Party Property Insurance…

First Party Property Insurance Blog

Covers first party property insurance claims. By Todd Legal.

http://firstpartyproperty.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3029

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Dec 17

    Florida Still a Top 10 State in Vehicle Thefts Despite Dramatic Decreases Overall

    Florida Still a Top 10 State in Vehicle Thefts Despite Dramatic Decreases Overall
    The good news—the probability of your car being stolen has been dwindling over the past two decades. The bad news—if you live, work or play in Florida, your chances are still higher than in 47 other states. That assessment is…
  • Dec 16

    Staged Accident Recruiter from Palm Beach County Sentenced to Nine Year

    Staged Accident Recruiter from Palm Beach County Sentenced to Nine Year
    A West Palm Beach man, who participated in an $8 million insurance fraud scam, was recently sentenced to nine years in prison for his role in the matter. Joel Antonio Simon Ramirez, about whom we reported on our FL PIP … Continue…
  • Dec 12

    Third DCA Rules for Insurer in GEICO v. Gables Insurance Recovery

    Third DCA Rules for Insurer in GEICO v. Gables Insurance Recovery
    In an opinion issued December 10, 2014 in the case of GEICO v. Gables Insurance Recovery (a/a/o Rita M. Lauzan), the Third District Court of Appeal quashed a Circuit Court Appellate Division’s decision affirming final judgment in favor…
Rank this Week: 1087

Full Cup of Justice

Full Cup of Justice

Covers injury law. By Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.floridaaccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 17

    Tow Truck Hits Pregnant Woman in St. Petersburg

    Tow Truck Hits Pregnant Woman in St. Petersburg
    Late last week, a pregnant woman who was hit by a tow truck in St. Petersburg left Bayfront Health after being treated for her injuries. According to one local news report, the woman was hit by a tow truck on October 15 while she was…
  • Dec 10

    Wrongful Death Suit Against Florida Sheriff’s Office and Florida State Fair Authority

    Wrongful Death Suit Against Florida Sheriff’s Office and Florida State Fair Authority
    A local Florida news station reported that a Tampa Bay family will be bringing a wrongful death suit against the Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office and the Florida State Fair Authority. Evidently, a young teen was killed while crossing U.S.…
  • Dec 3

    Couple Killed in Florida Crash on Thanksgiving Evening

    Couple Killed in Florida Crash on Thanksgiving Evening
    A couple that had relocated from Pennsylvania to Florida in 2002 was killed on Thanksgiving night as a result of a drunk driving accident. According to news reports, the couple had just finished celebrating Thanksgiving and was on their way…
Rank this Week: 2262

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

Covers securities law topics of interest to executives of middle market businesses. By Gunster.

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Dec 17

    There ought to be a law

    There ought to be a law
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm A great deal has been written about the recent reversal of two insider trading convictions.  Specifically, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit threw out the convictions of Todd Newman and Anthony…
  • Dec 11

    What’s good for the goose…

    What’s good for the goose…
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm A few weeks ago – “From the same wonderful folks who brought you conflict minerals (among other things)” – I complained about Senator Blumenthal’s attempt to tell the SEC what to…
  • Dec 8

    Directors and Officers Beware: You could be individually liable for your entity’s Bank Secrecy Act or Office of Foreign Assets Control violation

    Directors and Officers Beware: You could be individually liable for your entity’s Bank Secrecy Act or Office of Foreign Assets Control violation
    Posted By: Stephanie Quiñones In recent years, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) and federal regulators of the financial services industry have more aggressively enforced the Bank Secrecy Act…
Rank this Week: 3791

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/
  • Dec 17

    Carbon Monoxide: A Silent Maritime Killer

    Carbon Monoxide: A Silent Maritime Killer
    As any experienced maritime attorney can tell you, accident prevention and safety should be of paramount concern for boaters. Last month, we wrote about the top ten causes of boating accidents in 2013. Yet, there is another silent killer…
  • Dec 15

    Drowning Accidents: They Are More Common Than You Think

    Drowning Accidents: They Are More Common Than You Think
    If you enjoy the excitement of a boat outing, jet ski ride, or swim, there’s something you need to know. You are at risk for drowning, and you may not even realize it. Drowning accidents don’t just happen in dark or stormy water.…
  • Dec 12

    Three People Killed in St Lucia Cruise Ship Fire

    Three People Killed in St Lucia Cruise Ship Fire
    It’s been almost a year since the Carnival Triumph made headlines after a fire erupted in the vessel’s engine room due to a fuel leak, disabling the ship and leaving more than 3,000 people aboard a ship that had meager rations,…
Rank this Week: 114

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 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…
  • Dec 12

    Defense Contractor Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Case

    Defense Contractor Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Case
    The Justice Department announced that defense contractors Supreme Foodservice GmbH, Supreme Foodservice FZE, and their subsidiaries (collectively “Supreme”) have agreed to settle criminal and civil allegations by a whistleblower…
  • Dec 9

    OtisMed Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Allegation

    OtisMed Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Allegation
    OtisMed Corporation (“OtisMed”) has agreed to pay over $80 million to resolve criminal and civil allegations by a whistleblower in a qui tam suit that it and one of its former executives violated the False Claims Act and Food,…
Rank this Week: 1089

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers South Florida car accident, product liability and wrongful death news. By Friedland Law Group.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 16

    Police Involved Motorcycle Accident Leaves a Man in Critical Condtition

    Police Involved Motorcycle Accident Leaves a Man in Critical Condtition
    A Utah motorcycle police officer is in serious condition this week after a brutal crash between his motorcycle and a sports car. The Murray, Utah police officer was struck by a car turning on the street where the motorcycle was cruising,…
  • Dec 1

    Jonathan Friedland Named as One of South Florida's Best Lawyer

    Jonathan Friedland Named as One of South Florida's Best Lawyer
    We are very happy to announce that Jonathan Friedland, Esq., the managing partner of the Friedland Law Group, has just been named as one of South Florida's Top Lawyers in the South Florida Legal Journal. As one of the top legal newsletters,…
  • Nov 12

    Palm Springs Hospital Sexual Assault Lawsuit

    Palm Springs Hospital Sexual Assault Lawsuit
    An unnamed man has sued the Palm Springs Hospital in Hialeah for assault and sexual battery after an incident earlier this year. The lawsuit claims $5 million in damages for the alleged battery. Police questioned and arrested Rene Martinez…
Rank this Week: 1852

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
  • Dec 16

    Jobsite Security Screening: No Pay Required

    Jobsite Security Screening: No Pay Required
    Do you know that some 75% of employees steal from the work place, and many do it repeatedly? From office supplies to spare parts, unauthorized breaks to surfing the web during work hours, employees are regularly stealing from their employers,…
  • Dec 9

    Construction equipment rental agreement doesn’t release liability

    Construction equipment rental agreement doesn’t release liability
    Subcontractors generally rent equipment they need for particular jobs. A painting and waterproofing company did just that when it needed a 20-foot scissor lift. And as is customary in the industry, the back of the equipment rental agreement…
  • Dec 2

    Should You Cash That Check Marked “Paid in Full”

    Should You Cash That Check Marked “Paid in Full”
    You are busy building an addition for a customer. The job is on schedule but some disagreements come up over change orders you have submitted. The owner disputes your claim for extras. You explain that the scope of the contracted work has…
Rank this Week: 2115

Florida Foreclosure Defense…

Florida Foreclosure Defense Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Jason Weaver P.A.

http://www.floridaforeclosuredefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 16

    Defending Medical Bill Collections: There Are Option

    Defending Medical Bill Collections: There Are Option
    So let’s make a deal. I’ll paint your house for you. But I’m not going to tell you what I’m charging. When I’m done, I’ll give you a bill. It could be $10, $100, or $10,000. Anything I choose. But…
  • Dec 12

    New Debt Collection Scam Shows Harassment Still Going Strong in Industry

    New Debt Collection Scam Shows Harassment Still Going Strong in Industry
    I often try to educate people about the difference between “real” debt collectors, and scam artists that are posing as debt collectors, but really have no connection to your debts. I often tell clients that a surefire way to tell…
  • Dec 10

    Our New Article on Debt Collection is on WPLG Local 10 Miami’s Site

    Our New Article on Debt Collection is on WPLG Local 10 Miami’s Site
    Just wanted to drop a word that my piece, “What Consumers Should Know About Debt Collections,” is published on Local 10 WPLG’s website. Channel 10 is starting to ramp up their consumer awareness with a series of consumer…
Rank this Week: 2076

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Dec 16

    Letting Minors Have Alcohol This New Years? Think Twice.

    Letting Minors Have Alcohol This New Years? Think Twice.
    During the holiday season, it’s easy to get swept up in the merriment and excitement of parties and get-togethers and decide that it’s okay to visiting youngsters have a drink or two. This is especially true during New…
  • Dec 10

    Holiday Party Accident: Is Your Workplace to Blame?

    Holiday Party Accident: Is Your Workplace to Blame?
    As the year draws to a close and the promise of upcoming vacations has everyone in a good mood, it’s a perfect time to throw a company party. Holiday parties celebrate a year of hard work and successes, while encouraging bonding and…
  • Dec 2

    Holiday Driving Puts Pedestrians in Greater Danger

    Holiday Driving Puts Pedestrians in Greater Danger
    Santa Claus isn’t the only person who comes to town every holiday season. You can also expect a flood of intoxicated drivers, harried shoppers, and tourists unfamiliar with local roads rushing into town. Holidays make for an especially…
Rank this Week: 3030

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: 887

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: 225

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1157

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/
  • Dec 15

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip # 751: Listen to Your Lawyer

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip # 751: Listen to Your Lawyer
    Whether you've hired a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer, or you've had one appointed to you by the court, it is always a good idea to listen to the advice of your criminal defense lawyer. I've been a Jacksonville criminal defense...
  • Dec 7

    Florida Drug Crime Sentences Increase Nearly 200% Since 1990

    Florida Drug Crime Sentences Increase Nearly 200% Since 1990
    Non-violent drug offenders in Jacksonville and throughout Florida are being sentenced to much higher prison terms than before. I've witnessed this first hand as a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer. According to a recent study cited by…
  • Dec 7

    Florida Drug Crime Sentences Increase Nearly 200% Since 1990

    Florida Drug Crime Sentences Increase Nearly 200% Since 1990
    Non-violent drug offenders in Jacksonville and throughout Florida are being sentenced to much higher prison terms than before. I've witnessed this first hand as a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer. According to a recent study cited by…
Rank this Week: 2011

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2427

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1885

The Florida Legal Blog

The Florida Legal Blog

Focuses Florida appellate and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decisions. By Jeffrey Kuntz.

http://www.floridalegalblog.org/
  • Dec 15

    Supreme Court: Notice of Removal Requires Only A Short and Plain Statement Regarding the Basis for Jurisdiction

    Supreme Court: Notice of Removal Requires Only A Short and Plain Statement Regarding the Basis for Jurisdiction
    In Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. v. Owens, a divided United States Supreme Court answered one question regarding the evidence needed to sustain a removal to federal court. The question was stated by the Court as follows:To assert the…
  • Nov 26

    Fourth District Sanctions Counsel For Failing To Confess Error on Appeal

    Fourth District Sanctions Counsel For Failing To Confess Error on Appeal
    In Lieberman v. Lieberman (4D14-509), the Fourth District again explained what should be obvious: you have an obligation to concede error if controlling caselaw requires a reversal. In this case that did not happen. The court first discussed…
  • Nov 19

    Certiorari Requires Irreparable Harm

    Certiorari Requires Irreparable Harm
    In Stockinger, et al v. Zeilberger, et al (3D14-550), the Third District dismissed a petition for writ of certiorari for lack of jurisdiction. The court stated explained the requirements for certiorari jurisdiction as follows:To invoke this…
Rank this Week: 1566

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal…

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, civil litigation, personal injury, and immigration news.

http://www.ameritrustlawgroup.com/legal-blog/
  • Dec 15

    Personal Injury Lawsuit: Missouri Man Wins $15 Million After Boat Explode

    Personal Injury Lawsuit: Missouri Man Wins $15 Million After Boat Explode
    A jury recently awarded Donald Black of Valley Park, Mo., with a $15 million verdict after he was severely burned when his boat exploded. Black’s Baja 38 Special exploded shortly after he filled it up with 19 gallons of gas on July 31,…
  • Dec 10

    The Miami Heat’s Mario Chalmers Argues Court Ordered Child Support Increase

    The Miami Heat’s Mario Chalmers Argues Court Ordered Child Support Increase
    Mario Chalmers’ attorney, Nancy Hass, went to the Third District Court of Appeal in Miami on December 9, 2014 to argue a recent court order which increased Chamlers’ monthly child support payments. A judge ordered Chalmers to pay…
  • Dec 5

    Foreclosure Shooting: Detroit Father and Daughter Were Killed During a Post-Foreclosure Eviction

    Foreclosure Shooting: Detroit Father and Daughter Were Killed During a Post-Foreclosure Eviction
    Howard Franklin, 72, and his daughter Catherine, 37, were shot and killed while trying to evict tenants from a foreclosed property in Detroit they recently bought at auction. The shooting raises concerns about individuals taking the eviction…
Rank this Week: 2436

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: 1032

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Fla. Supreme Court Rules Against Secret Recordings by Victim

    Fla. Supreme Court Rules Against Secret Recordings by Victim
    Our criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert recognize the importance of the Florida Supreme Court's ruling that secret recordings -- in particular, even those captured by alleged victims of a crime -- are not…
  • Nov 28

    Florida Ranks Poorly in Sealing of Juvenile Record

    Florida Ranks Poorly in Sealing of Juvenile Record
    According to Judge Jay Blitzman, "if you believe in second chances . . . you have to believe in expungement." Our Palm Beach and Broward County juvenile criminal defense lawyers couldn't agree more. If someone makes a mistake during their…
  • Nov 25

    Lessons from the Grand Jury's Decision

    Lessons from the Grand Jury's Decision
    Monday night's announcement that the Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri had failed to indict Officer Darren Wilson has sparked confusion throughout much of the legal community as well as protests throughout the United States. Our Palm Beach and…
Rank this Week: 4477

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    More Developments for Same-sex Marriage (and Divorce) in Florida

    More Developments for Same-sex Marriage (and Divorce) in Florida
    This past summer, a Broward County judge ruled to strike down Florida’s same-sex marriage ban by issuing a decision to allow two women (legally married outside of Florida) to divorce within our state. This decision meant that Florida…
  • Dec 2

    Actor Wins Parental Rights to his Son after Two-year Battle

    Actor Wins Parental Rights to his Son after Two-year Battle
    Just because you are not married to the mother of your child does not mean that you do not wish to play a role in your child’s life. Unfortunately, in order to legally gain parental rights, you must take certain steps under the law in…
  • Nov 25

    Getting through the Holidays with Divorce

    Getting through the Holidays with Divorce
    Divorce is an emotionally difficult process for many people. As you approach the holiday season, the pain and flux of divorce is often magnified exponentially. The following are some tips for separated or divorcing individuals to get through…
Rank this Week: 4633

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Dec 15

    Dangerous Toys of the 2014 Holiday Season

    Dangerous Toys of the 2014 Holiday Season
    Every year around this time, people make lists – and check them twice – and head off to toy stores (or on to their websites) in search of special gifts for the holiday season. Gift giving is a wonderful practice …The post…
  • Dec 4

    Aronberg & Aronberg – Voted 2014 Best of Delray Beach by Forum Publishing Group!!!

    Aronberg &amp; Aronberg &ndash; Voted 2014 Best of Delray Beach by Forum Publishing Group!!!
    For all of us at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg, the excitement of the holiday season comes with the pride of announcing that our Delray Beach based personal injury law firm has yet again been named as “best …The post…
  • Nov 21

    David T. Aronberg Named a “Superb Attorney” by Avvo!

    David T. Aronberg Named a &ldquo;Superb Attorney&rdquo; by Avvo!
    Partner David T. Aronberg has been named a “Superb Attorney” by Avvo, which uses an internal rating system to evaluate attorneys all over the country. Based on Avvo’s assessment, David has been given a rating of 9.9, one of…
Rank this Week: 3243

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/
  • Dec 15

    What to Do When You have a Cruise Ship Slip and Fall Accident

    What to Do When You have a Cruise Ship Slip and Fall Accident
    Cruise ship slip and fall injuries occur with regularity. These accidents occur so often that cruise lines have investigation procedures in place designed to gather evidence and information in a way to help them should they be sued. The…
  • Dec 12

    Oceania Cruise Ship Claims Three Live

    Oceania Cruise Ship Claims Three Live
    An engine room fire aboard the Insignia--a cruise ship belonging to Norwegian Cruise Lines' subsidiary, Oceania Cruises--claimed three lives yesterday morning. A total of five individuals were caught in the blaze, specifically, three…
  • Nov 30

    Rescue Mission Ends for Missing Princess Cruise Passenger

    Rescue Mission Ends for Missing Princess Cruise Passenger
    Austrian authorities call off a search for an elderly man who fell off and went missing from the Princess cruise ship Sun Princess. CCTV footage retained by the cruise line shows an 84-year-old passenger falling of the liner into the water…
Rank this Week: 658

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
  • Dec 14

    Faire des Affaires en Floride en Tant que Société Etrangère

    Faire des Affaires en Floride en Tant que Société Etrangère
    Si actuellement vous êtes déjà en train de conduire ou de faire des affaires en Floride en tant que société étrangère, ou que vous prévoyez de le faire dans un futur proche, alors il est…
  • Dec 8

    Créer une Entreprise en Floride

    Créer une Entreprise en Floride
    Créer une entreprise en Floride vous offrira de nombreux avantages. Le coût des activités commerciales sont faibles du point de vue gouvernemental et réglementaire. Une société exploitante est tenue…
  • Nov 30

    Devez-vous Inclure des Mots de Passe dans votre Testament de Floride ?

    Devez-vous Inclure des Mots de Passe dans votre Testament de Floride ?
    Comme la technologie évolue et augmente les changements, il y a plusieurs choses qu’une personne doit faire pour s’y adapter. La rédaction d’un testament de Floride et d’une planification successorale ne…
Rank this Week: 1002

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law in Florida. By Pawuk & Pawuk, P.A.

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2734

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Dec 14

    Yet Another Reason Why D&O Insurance Is Critical

    Yet Another Reason Why D&amp;O Insurance Is Critical
    Corporate directors and officers may think indemnification provisions are sufficient to protect them from claims asserted against them by shareholders or regulators.  However, if a director or officer chooses to rely solely on…
  • Dec 4

    The Inbox – Netflix and the stream scheme

    The Inbox – Netflix and the stream scheme
    Netflix, the internet media giant, sued its former vice president of IT Operations, Mike Kail, in California Superior Court, claiming that he “streamed” kickbacks from vendors and funneled them into his personal consulting…
  • Dec 3

    The Face That Launched A $50 Million Lawsuit

    The Face That Launched A $50 Million Lawsuit
    Helen of Troy isn’t just a famous mythological beauty.  It’s also a publicly-traded maker of personal care products.  And now, it and its directors are defendants in a suit by Helen of Troy’s founder, Gerald…
Rank this Week: 565