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Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

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

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 1

    Court Holds Medical Malpractice Caps Are Unconstitutional

    Court Holds Medical Malpractice Caps Are Unconstitutional
    Medical Malpractice lawyers in Florida  have long alleged that Caps on Non-Economic damages (Pain and Suffering) were unconstitutional.  Last year, the Florida Supreme Court  in Estate of McCall v. United States, 134 So.…
  • Jun 30

    Florida Hospitals Likely Ripping You Off

    Florida Hospitals Likely Ripping You Off
    It’s always nice when you discover someone out there is looking out for your well being, but is less comforting to realize there are ways you are being ripped off with little power to do anything about it. This is the case when it comes…
  • Jun 28

    Relationship Between School Sports and Stroke

    Relationship Between School Sports and Stroke
    When it comes to K-12 education, school sports sometimes play as big a role as calculators or textbooks. For generations, autumn football games and evening basketball events have been a highlight of the high school experience. Unfortunately,…
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Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 94

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Jul 1

    Celebrate Safely this Fourth of July

    Celebrate Safely this Fourth of July
    The Fourth of July is one of the most celebrated holidays in the United States. The warm weather, summer vacations and patriotic sentiment make this a fun and relaxing holiday. The bad news about this holiday is that thousands of people are…
  • Jun 29

    Keep Your Kids Safe from Swimming Pool Fatalities this Summer

    Keep Your Kids Safe from Swimming Pool Fatalities this Summer
    Hernando County swimming pool accidents can take place on public and private property. When swimming pool injuries occur, they are usually the result of negligent actions or lack of action by private pool owners or public pool operators. It…
  • Jun 18

    BBQ IQ: Grilling Safety 101

    BBQ IQ: Grilling Safety 101
    Summertime grilling is enjoyed by many. The sunshine pairs well with the charred aroma, and when the grill comes out it usually means family get togethers and parties. While everyone loves a good cookout, as with anything fun, it can also be…
Rank this Week: 1660

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/pct-law-group-legal-insights/
  • Jul 1

    Employment Law Shaken Up by Shifting Joint Employer Standard

    Employment Law Shaken Up by Shifting Joint Employer Standard
    While the nation as a whole continues to recover from the economic collapse of 2008, certain industries and market sectors have rebounded more strongly than others. Two of the big winners that have emerged in America’s new economic…
  • Jun 29

    U-Haul Liable for $60.7 Million in PODS Trademark Case

    U-Haul Liable for $60.7 Million in PODS Trademark Case
    U-Haul employees wrote in emails that the company should “use the PODS brand” to drive traffic to the U-Haul website. A federal court jury awarded PODS Enterprises, Inc. $60.7 million in damages against against U-Haul…
  • Jun 25

    Retailers Cannot Enforce Online Arbitration Clause

    Retailers Cannot Enforce Online Arbitration Clause
    Thanks to John Delaney and Sherman Kahn  for this informative post. Consumers are not bound by arbitration clauses contained in online terms of use agreements, according to a new federal appeals decision. The Ninth Circuit…
Rank this Week: 927

Upchurch Watson White & Max Blog

Upchurch Watson White & Max Blog

Covers mediation.

http://www.uww-adr.com/category/blog
  • Jul 1

    Jury Duty With a Mediator Mindset, Part 4: Damage

    Jury Duty With a Mediator Mindset, Part 4: Damage
    The jury’s methodology for determining damages was the most surprising aspect of the trial. The plaintiff’s lawyers submitted evidence showing the medical bills incurred by the plaintiff as a result of the injury were $95,000. The…
  • Jun 22

    Jury Duty With a Mediator Mindset, Part 3: Liability Issues and Causation

    Jury Duty With a Mediator Mindset, Part 3: Liability Issues and Causation
    The plaintiff asserted the construction company had been negligent by failing to exercise due care in re-routing traffic away from the pothole. There was no question the construction company knew about the pothole; the issue was what duty it…
  • Jun 11

    Jury Duty With a Mediator Mindset, Part 2: The Jury

    Jury Duty With a Mediator Mindset, Part 2: The Jury
    Seven of us were selected to serve – six jurors and one alternate. I initially tried to guess who the alternate was but recognized it was futile. I had no real information from which to make that judgment. Our jury was composed of five…
Rank this Week: 2474

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/
Rank this Week: 3589

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida accidents. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 1

    Sanon v. City of Pella - Drowning Litigation May Proceed

    Sanon v. City of Pella - Drowning Litigation May Proceed
    Swimming pools in Florida, by law, must abide by certain safety standards, whether they are residential or public. In the case of Sanon v. City of Pella, which was recently before the Iowa Supreme Court, the drownings of two non-swimmer…
  • Jun 30

    Browning v. Hickman - Pretrial Investigation Critical in Crash Lawsuit

    Browning v. Hickman - Pretrial Investigation Critical in Crash Lawsuit
    The importance of careful pretrial investigation by injury victim attorneys cannot be overstated. It is essential in any injury case to have all elements carefully laid out so there are no surprises, nothing overlooked. This is true even in…
  • Jun 26

    Jimenez v. 24 Hour Fitness - Waiver of Liability Not a Catch-All

    Jimenez v. 24 Hour Fitness - Waiver of Liability Not a Catch-All
    Just because a person signs a waiver of liability before engaging in a certain activity does not mean the owner or organizer cannot be held responsible. It's true that waivers of liability can complicate matters, and it's also a fact that…
Rank this Week: 4417

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Jul 1

    The Inbox - The Ways of the “Wolf”

    The Inbox - The Ways of the “Wolf”
    Benjamin Wey immigrated to Oklahoma from China as a teenager with scant dollars in his pocket.  He parlayed ambition and ties to Chinese businesses into a lucrative investment firm engaged in the controversial practice of reverse…
  • Jun 25

    Non-Solicitation Clauses: They’re Up to You, New York

    Non-Solicitation Clauses: They’re Up to You, New York
    National employers sometimes include choice-of-law provisions in their employment agreements, selecting one particular state’s law even for employees who don’t work in that state.  For example, a company based in…
  • Jun 15

    Part 2 – How to Motivate Executives to Perform at Their Highest Level Through a Bankruptcy

    Part 2 – How to Motivate Executives to Perform at Their Highest Level Through a Bankruptcy
    In our last post, we discussed differences between “pay to stay” arrangements, which face stricter scrutiny in bankruptcy cases, and “Produce Value for Pay” plans, which provide incentives for executives based on…
Rank this Week: 2734

Southwest Florida Employment Law…

Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog

Covers discrimination, employee benefits, terminations, leave policies, unions, and wages & overtime. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.swflemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jul 1

    Yikes…Uber Drivers are Employees, Not Independent Contractors?

    Yikes…Uber Drivers are Employees, Not Independent Contractors?
    Ronald Reagan famously once said: “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.'” On January 13, 2015, the State of Florida entered into an agreement…
  • Jun 22

    USCIS Clarifies Agency Policy on Amended H-1B Petition

    USCIS Clarifies Agency Policy on Amended H-1B Petition
    The H-1B visa category applies to foreign workers performing services in a specialty occupation, services of exceptional merit and ability relating to a Department of Defense (DOD) cooperative research and development project, or services as…
  • Apr 22

    Workers’ Compensation Update – 2015 HR Law & Solution

    Workers’ Compensation Update – 2015 HR Law & Solution
    Attorneys David Roos (pictured left) and Michael McCabe met with several attendees at the HR Law & Solutions seminar last month, in a question and answer session to address specific issues from a workers’ compensation perspective. A…
Rank this Week: 4757

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 1

    Introduction to Chapter 13

    Introduction to Chapter 13
    A chapter 13 case is started by filing a petition with the Bankruptcy Court along with the schedules and statements that explain the person's financial situation. Under chapter 13, the debtor must submit a plan or reorganization to provide…
  • Jun 30

    Choice of Law in a Bankruptcy Case

    Choice of Law in a Bankruptcy Case
    When a person files for bankruptcy in Florida and owes a gambling debt in Nevada, which states' law apply in determining whether the claim on the gambling debt should be allowed or whether it is dischargeable or nondischargeable?  A 2006…
  • Jun 30

    "Foreclosure Defense" - Time to Review Assumptions?

    "Foreclosure Defense" - Time to Review Assumptions?
    The issuance by the Floirda Third District Court of Appeals in Miami of the recent decision in Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, etc. v. Harry Beauvais, et al., Case No. 3D14-575, may be an appropriate time to review what actions a Miami…
Rank this Week: 1105

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/
  • Jul 1

    West Palm Beach Driver Causes Accident Due To Argument With Girlfriend

    West Palm Beach Driver Causes Accident Due To Argument With Girlfriend
    A man who was having a heated argument with his girlfriend, who was a passenger in his car at the time, caused a wreck Sunday night in West Palm Beach. According to authorities, William Burgess, of Riviera Beach was driving south on Jog Road…
  • Jun 29

    Deadly Motorcycle Crash in Orange County

    Deadly Motorcycle Crash in Orange County
    Eastbound Colonial Drive was shut down earlier this month after a fatal motorcycle accident. According to the Florida Highway Patrol a 58-year-old motorcyclist, William Forbes, was switching lanes when he collided with a van and was thrown…
  • Jun 29

    One Dead, Two Injured in Miami Motorcycle Accident

    One Dead, Two Injured in Miami Motorcycle Accident
    Early Sunday morning a violent motorcycle accident took the life of one and injured two others. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 24-year-old Christian Salazar and 21-year-old Miriam Perez-Duarte were driving side by side when they…
Rank this Week: 2385

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 1

    West Palm Beach Driver Causes Accident Due To Argument With Girlfriend

    West Palm Beach Driver Causes Accident Due To Argument With Girlfriend
    A man who was having a heated argument with his girlfriend, who was a passenger in his car at the time, caused a wreck Sunday night in West Palm Beach. According to authorities, William Burgess, of Riviera Beach was driving south on Jog Road…
  • Jun 29

    Deadly Motorcycle Crash in Orange County

    Deadly Motorcycle Crash in Orange County
    Eastbound Colonial Drive was shut down earlier this month after a fatal motorcycle accident. According to the Florida Highway Patrol a 58-year-old motorcyclist, William Forbes, was switching lanes when he collided with a van and was thrown…
  • Jun 29

    One Dead, Two Injured in Miami Motorcycle Accident

    One Dead, Two Injured in Miami Motorcycle Accident
    Early Sunday morning a violent motorcycle accident took the life of one and injured two others. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 24-year-old Christian Salazar and 21-year-old Miriam Perez-Duarte were driving side by side when they…
Rank this Week: 2473

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

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

http://www.disabilitylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4096

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 1

    What is a GRAT?

    What is a GRAT?
    A GRAT is a Grantor Retained Annuity Trust and is a special type of irrevocable trust that allows the settlor, or trust maker, to transfer assets to this trust and receive an annual annuity payment for a certain amount of years. When the term…
  • Jun 30

    How to terminate a rental agreement in Florida

    How to terminate a rental agreement in Florida
    If a tenant does not pay rent in Florida, a landlord can evict the tenant if he or she follows the correct procedures as defined in the Florida statutes. Florida law no longer allows “self-help” evictions, which few states…
  • Jun 30

    Funding a trust with out of state property

    Funding a trust with out of state property
        A living trust, revocable trust, or asset protection trust can be a great estate planning tool that offers a number of benefits, such as allowing assets to pass to beneficiaries without going through probate and avoid the claims…
Rank this Week: 1118

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: 1012

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3807

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jul 1

    What Same-Sex Couples Should Know About Estate Planning in Florida

    What Same-Sex Couples Should Know About Estate Planning in Florida
    Earlier this year, Florida became the 36th state to legalize same-sex marriage, which was undoubtedly a monumental event for many South Florida residents. Up until then, gay and lesbian couples who wanted the benefit of marriage, but were…
  • Jun 30

    What Same-Sex Couples Should Know About Estate Planning in Florida

    What Same-Sex Couples Should Know About Estate Planning in Florida
    Earlier this year, Florida became the 36th state to legalize same-sex marriage, which was undoubtedly a monumental event for many South Florida residents. Up until then, gay and lesbian couples who wanted the benefit of marriage, but were…
  • Jun 21

    May I disinherit my spouse?

    May I disinherit my spouse?
    “For better or for worse.” These are the traditional words that our society associates with wedding vows, indicating that the two individuals marrying each other are making a commitment to each other in good times and in bad…
Rank this Week: 5012

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/
  • Jul 1

    Passenger Killed in Tragic Accident on U.S. 301 and University Parkway

    Passenger Killed in Tragic Accident on U.S. 301 and University Parkway
    As Miami personal injury lawyers with decades of experience handling serious car accident cases, we found the news of a tragic wreck that occurred in Sarasota, Florida truly heartbreaking. A 2007 BMW 750 Li was reportedly traveling northbound…
  • Jun 29

    Three Reasons to Hire a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer

    Three Reasons to Hire a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer
    You are driving along a major road in Broward County, Miami Beach, Coral Cables, or any other locality in Florida when you get t-boned by another vehicle. The damage to your vehicle is extensive and you suffer serious physical injuries in the…
  • Jun 22

    Do You Need Experts in a “Simple” Auto Accident Case?

    Do You Need Experts in a “Simple” Auto Accident Case?
    It may seem like a personal injury trial that involves an automobile accident, especially one with clear liability, would not need an abundance of experts to make a case to a jury. In fact, to many people, in cases where negligence is clear,…
Rank this Week: 1086

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By William Wallshein, P.A.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 1

    Consequences of Arrests in Florida

    Consequences of Arrests in Florida
    An arrest, even when no trial results, or when the arrestee is found innocent, has far-reaching consequences. Arrests are matters of public record and they can affect a person’s ability to get a job, find housing, get into college, and…
  • Jun 29

    Disorderly Conduct

    Disorderly Conduct
    When a person causes a disturbance in a public place, disorderly conduct charges may result. Disorderly conduct is a misdemeanor, and the charges may not seem serious. However, the real cost of a disorderly conduct arrest or conviction is…
  • Jun 26

    Cell Phones and Searche

    Cell Phones and Searche
    With advances in technology come changes in the law. One area of criminal law that has a significant impact on today’s society deals with cell phones and searches. Today, nearly everyone has a cell phone and cell phones can contain…
Rank this Week: 2531

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By William Wallshein, P.A.

http://www.southfloridadivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 1

    Mandatory Disclosure in Florida Divorce

    Mandatory Disclosure in Florida Divorce
    In a trial such as a divorce, one of the first steps is discovery. The discovery process entails gathering documents and information from the other party, which, in divorce, is the other spouse. The purpose of discovery is to resolve any…
  • Jun 29

    Discovery in Florida Divorce

    Discovery in Florida Divorce
    The discovery process is an essential step in any litigation, including divorce, child custody, and other family law cases. During discovery, the parties obtain documents and information from each other in order to facilitate a fair and…
  • Jun 26

    Collaborative Divorce

    Collaborative Divorce
    Collaborative divorce is a non-adversarial process in which spouses work together with trained professionals to resolve disputes outside of court. The collaborative divorce process allows a divorcing couple to reduce or avoid the stressful…
Rank this Week: 2529

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2919

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers expungements, drug offenses, domestic violence and other criminal offenses in Florida. By the Sammis Law Firm.

http://criminal-defense-attorney-tampa.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Help! The Florida Highway Patrol Stole My Vehicle

    Help! The Florida Highway Patrol Stole My Vehicle
    Demanding the Adversarial Preliminary Hearing under the Florida Contraband Forfeiture Act The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) Division of Florida Highway Patrol has increased the frequency in which is it seizing…
  • May 25

    Florida Courses on Rule 3.220 and Brady / Giglio - Legal and Ethical Obligations of Discovery in Criminal Case

    Florida Courses on Rule 3.220 and Brady / Giglio - Legal and Ethical Obligations of Discovery in Criminal Case
    When was the last time you received a Brady Notice?Many believe that prosecutors will start to take a different approach to disclosing Brady material as a result of the recent amendments to Rule 3.113. The courses are intended to teach…
  • May 8

    Phantom "Hit and Run" Non-Contact Crash in Florida

    Phantom "Hit and Run" Non-Contact Crash in Florida
    What happens if your car did not actually come into contact with any other car involved in the crash? If you look in the rear view mirror and see a crash behind you are you required to stop and render aid? Can you be charged with "hit and…
Rank this Week: 4916

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/
  • Jun 30

    Supreme Court upholds Obamacare: Good news for parents of special needs children

    Supreme Court upholds Obamacare: Good news for parents of special needs children
    On June 25 the Supreme Court rejected the last judicial challenge to the Affordable Care Act. Parents of special needs children are breathing a sigh of relief, because the law prevents insurance companies from denying coverage to their…
  • Jun 26

    Good reverse mortgage news, but caution still advised

    Good reverse mortgage news, but caution still advised
    In my September 2014 post I shared the good news: When the borrower of a HECM reverse mortgage passed away, the non-borrower spouse would no longer be required to pay off the loan in full. This eliminated the threat of foreclosure for…
  • Jun 22

    Couple's estate plan left everything to America - a Fourth of July story

    Couple's estate plan left everything to America - a Fourth of July story
    With Independence Day around the corner, it's fitting to pass along this article I recently read. The story's central figure did not give his life for America, but evidently, felt American gave life to him. Peter Petrasek fled Nazi-occupied…
Rank this Week: 3895

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

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

    A Different Approach to Expunging a Record

    A Different Approach to Expunging a Record
    Expunging a record can be a time consuming process, because you have to wait on the government at several different stages.  For example, at the very beginning of the expunge process (as opposed to the sealing process), you must get the…
  • Jun 28

    It’s a Crime to be Poor

    It’s a Crime to be Poor
    “A poor girl wants to marry, and a rich girl wants to flirt  A rich man goes to college, and a poor man goes to work” – Charlie Daniels Band Let’s face it, the deck is stacked against the poor.  If…
  • Jun 10

    Sex Offenders, Probation, and Pornography

    Sex Offenders, Probation, and Pornography
    Florida has lots of folks on probation.  For the fiscal year 2013-2014, the Department of Corrections supervised 143,809 citizens.  Our success rate was 56.4%, and it costs the state $1,825/year to supervise these 143,809 people.…
Rank this Week: 3657

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure issues in Florida. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillebankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    How can I stop a foreclosure through bankruptcy?

    How can I stop a foreclosure through bankruptcy?
    If you are deep in debt and facing the foreclosure of your home, bankruptcy might be able to help you save your home or relieve you of the debt depending on which type of bankruptcy you declare. For those not familiar with foreclosure,…
  • Jun 22

    How will my debts discharged in bankruptcy appear on my credit report?

    How will my debts discharged in bankruptcy appear on my credit report?
    Filing for a Chapter 7 or 13 Bankruptcy is a great way to start over and free yourself from overwhelming debt. A question I often receive is how does the discharged debt appear on my credit report after the bankruptcy court has officially…
  • Jun 18

    Separation and Bankruptcy in Florida: Can I file without my spouse if we are separated?

    Separation and Bankruptcy in Florida: Can I file without my spouse if we are separated?
    First, it is very important to note that Florida does not legally recognize “legal separation.” However, the current bankruptcy laws allow a debtor to file an individual bankruptcy regardless of whether he or she is married or in…
Rank this Week: 3749

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

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

    Mathis v. Huff & Puff Trucking – Proving Injuries and Causation

    Mathis v. Huff & Puff Trucking – Proving Injuries and Causation
    In any car accident lawsuit, there are a number of elements that must be proven in order for the case to be successful. Those elements include: Defendant owed plaintiff duty of care; That duty of care was breached; That breach resulted in…
  • Jun 25

    Browder v. City of Albuquerque – Suing Government for Traffic Injurie

    Browder v. City of Albuquerque – Suing Government for Traffic Injurie
    Emergency responders – including police officers – are given an enormous responsibility to make it to emergencies quickly. However, there is also an expectation that they will do so as safely as possible.  These government…
  • Jun 19

    Boy, 4, Killed in Florida Crash, Sister, 2, Injured

    Boy, 4, Killed in Florida Crash, Sister, 2, Injured
    A 4-year-old boy was killed and his 2-year-old sister severely injured after a box truck driven by an 18-year-old plowed into the back of their father’s vehicle early one Saturday morning. The 4-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene…
Rank this Week: 4050

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/
  • Jun 30

    Temporary Driving Permit After DUI in Florida

    Temporary Driving Permit After DUI in Florida
    How to Receive a Temporary Driving Permit after a DUI in Florida. In Florida, a person arrested for a DUI must face two separate cases: an administrative case and a criminal court case. While most people are familiar with the criminal…
  • Jun 6

    Florida Law Puts CDL Holders in Jeapardy

    Florida Law Puts CDL Holders in Jeapardy
    New Law will ban Florida Truckers from Texting and Driving The federal government in recent years has made stricter laws to prevent accidents involving commercial drivers. In 2013, Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill that allows Florida truckers to…
  • May 29

    Justifiable Use of Force: Self Defense Gone Too Far?

    Justifiable Use of Force: Self Defense Gone Too Far?
    Depending on where and how you grew up, you may have been told as a child or heard someone else told, “If he hits you, hit him back!”  My neighborhood back home in southern Georgia  happened to be a place where such an…
Rank this Week: 449

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: 3101

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Jun 30

    Seller Defaults on a Residential Sales Contract in Florida

    Seller Defaults on a Residential Sales Contract in Florida
    What happens when a seller defaults on a real estate contract? It is true that in many residential real estate transactions, it is the buyer that has second thoughts about buying that home or condo and tries to find a way to back out of the…
  • Jun 23

    Closing on Florida Real Estate: Seller’s Documents at Closing

    Closing on Florida Real Estate: Seller’s Documents at Closing
    Selling your home or condo here in South Florida means marketing your residential property either by yourself (”For Sale by Owner”) or through a real estate broker to find a buyer who has the financial means (cash or mortgage…
  • Jun 16

    5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT FLORIDA CLOSINGS

    5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT FLORIDA CLOSINGS
    Here in South Florida, closings on residential real estate happen all the time: condos are purchased for retirement homes and investment rentals; homes in neighborhoods like East Coconut Grove, Brickell, and Palm Beach are sold to families…
Rank this Week: 5029

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Family Law in Florida.

http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Blog_System/Recent_Blog_Posts/RSS.xml
  • Jun 30

    Top Social Media Pitfalls to Avoid During Divorce

    Top Social Media Pitfalls to Avoid During Divorce
    Going through a divorce? Social media may be the last place you want to be spending your time. Here are the top social media pitfalls to avoid while going through a divorce. After handling hundreds of divorce cases, we have seen it all.…
  • Jun 22

    Can I Lower My Child Support Payments?

    Can I Lower My Child Support Payments?
    The child support order that once was workable may no longer be feasible. If your circumstances have changed, you may be able to petition for a modification to lower your child support payments. You no doubt love your children and…
  • Jun 15

    What happens when a written order is different from what the Judge said in court or doesn't have any specific findings?

    What happens when a written order is different from what the Judge said in court or doesn't have any specific findings?
    Recently, the First District Court of Appeal had to decide a case involving a written order that was different from the oral order the judge made at the end of the trial. In the case of Schmidt v. Schmidt, a judge made an oral ruling…
Rank this Week: 3225

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

Covers the representation of people injured in automobile accidents, trip and fall incidents, theme park injuries, medical negligence and nursing home negligence, among others.

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Jun 30

    Safety Tips for Running in Low Light

    Safety Tips for Running in Low Light
    Running not only improves a person’s physical health, but helps to prepare for the day ahead or unwind from all the stress the day has brought. The problem is, there are only so many hours of daylight in the day. … Continued The…
  • Jun 23

    After-Hour Injuries: Can Your Company Be Liable?

    After-Hour Injuries: Can Your Company Be Liable?
    If you are injured while you are at your workplace during business hours while in the course of your employment, your company, through its workers’ compensation insurance, will pay for your medical bills. Workers’ compensation…
  • Jun 16

    Florida Laws You Might Not Know About

    Florida Laws You Might Not Know About
    An Internet search for Florida laws you might not know about results in more than 268 million hits. While some are more outlandish than others, many are still useful and interesting to know about. For example, unmarried people who cohabitate…
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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
  • Jun 30

    Shop Drawing Review

    Shop Drawing Review
    Do you know that design professionals, including architects and engineers, can be held liable for issues that are not addressed during their review of shop drawings, especially when these develop into problems on a construction project? …
  • Jun 23

    Mistake in a Claim of Lien

    Mistake in a Claim of Lien
    What happens if you filed your claim of lien with a typo, misprint or other insignificant mistake? Not much, not if you have substantially complied with the Notice to Owner and Claim of Lien requirements as to content and time. As any Florida…
  • Jun 16

    What is a Statement of Account?

    What is a Statement of Account?
    An owner or general contractor may not know where the plumber or electrician on a job is obtaining his materials and whether monies being paid are getting to appropriate suppliers. But this mystery can be easily solved. As any…
Rank this Week: 2225

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridaabogadocriminal.com/
Rank this Week: 2501

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

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

    Stay Safe this Fourth of July

    Stay Safe this Fourth of July
    More house fires occur over the Fourth of July weekend than at any other time during the year, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Likewise, more burn injuries happen during this time as well. This Fourth of July, help…
  • Jun 24

    Citrus County Deputies Investigating Boy’s Bathtub Drowning

    Citrus County Deputies Investigating Boy’s Bathtub Drowning
    The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the drowning of an 11-month-old boy. The baby died in the bathtub at a home on Glen Acres Terrace in Homosassa. According to reports, emergency responders were called to the…
  • Jun 18

    Summer Road Trip Safety Guide

    Summer Road Trip Safety Guide
    With Memorial Day Weekend signifying the beginning of summer, this means the beginning of many family road trips, and our Citrus County Injury Lawyers at Whittel & Melton want to urge motorists to take all necessary precautions before…
Rank this Week: 1483

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Can Baltimore Police Officers’ Statements Be Used Against Them?

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

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

    Florida Parents Arrested For Felony Child Neglect- A Miscarriage of Justice!
    This one really gets me. Two parents from Florida were arrested for felony child neglect. What did they do? Starve their child? Deprive their child of needed medical care? Leave the child abandoned on the streets for days with no food,…
  • Jun 12

    “To Blow Or Not To Blow”

    “To Blow Or Not To Blow”
    INTRODUCTION Having practiced criminal law for over two decades as both a prosecutor and as a defense attorney, there’s one question I get asked more than any other, “Should I blow?” Solely for those whose minds tend to…
Rank this Week: 1090

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers disability claims and lawsuits. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.longtermdisabilityblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4003

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

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

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

    Moped Driver Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

    Moped Driver Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash
    A 53-year-old Lake Worth man suffered serious injuries when his moped was rear-ended by a hit-and-run driver. According to a news report in The Sun Sentinel, the hit-and-run accident occurred on West Gateway Boulevard in Boynton Beach.…
  • Jun 2

    Driving Safety Tips for Summer Traveler

    Driving Safety Tips for Summer Traveler
    The summer is a wonderful time to pack up your things and go for an adventure. However, before you hit the road, you may want to make sure your vehicle is up for the challenge. If your vehicle can't handle...
  • May 5

    Ocala Man Killed in Intersection Crash

    Ocala Man Killed in Intersection Crash
    A 68-year-old Ocala man was killed in a Florida car accident that involved a driver who failed to yield the right of way. According to a news report in The Ocala Star Banner, the fatal crash occurred on East SR...
Rank this Week: 1001

Product Liability Attorneys Blog

Product Liability Attorneys Blog

Covers defective prescription drugs, medical tests and medical devices. By The Ferraro Law Firm.

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

    Firework Injury May be Caused by Negligence, Defect

    Firework Injury May be Caused by Negligence, Defect
    The Fourth of July is closely associated with celebratory explosions, also known as fireworks. Generally, those attending large-scale, public displays are safe from injury. However, when individuals purchase these devices, there is a higher…
  • Jun 12

    Crash, Injury Risk Prompt Bicycle Recall

    Crash, Injury Risk Prompt Bicycle Recall
    Florida is the leading state for bicycle injuries and fatalities. Most of those incidents can be attributed to collisions with motor vehicles. But in some cases, injured cyclists should not overlook the possibility that defective design or…
  • May 31

    Coba v. Tricam Indus., Inc. - Florida Supreme Court Weighs Defective Ladder Case

    Coba v. Tricam Indus., Inc. - Florida Supreme Court Weighs Defective Ladder Case
    Falls are a leading cause of death, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and nearly half of those fatal falls occur from ladders. Such was the case for a man whose family later sued the ladder…
Rank this Week: 3827

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/
  • Jun 29

    Two escaped prisoners caught, one dead

    Two escaped prisoners caught, one dead
    The New York prison escape story that has captivated the country appears to be at the end. Local news has reported that both prisoners were shot, one fatally and the other is now in custody. For over three-weeks a manhunt for two escaped…
  • Jun 22

    Country singer killed by bounty hunter in a shoot out

    Country singer killed by bounty hunter in a shoot out
    What happened, while sad, actually sounds like a country song come to life! A bounty hunter, a desperado and a gun fight...that sounds like old school country. In Lynchburg, Tennessee a bounty hunter got into a shoot out with country…
  • Jun 15

    Justin Bieber pleads guilty to assault, traffic charge

    Justin Bieber pleads guilty to assault, traffic charge
    While megastar Justin Bieber has vowed to get clean and stay out of trouble, his latest legal troubles may put his promise to the test. Last Thursday in a tiny town in Canada, Justin Bieber plead guilty to assault and careless driving that…
Rank this Week: 4825

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Human Trafficking Victims Sue Website Used to Conduct Cybersex Sting

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

    Understanding the Difference Between Solicitation and Human Trafficking

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

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

    Florida Cybersex Sting Nets Men Who Worked at Disney World and other Tourist Attraction
    The latest installment in Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd's crusade to crack down on Internet child sex offenders led to the arrest of no less than 22 men, each one of them looking to have sex with girls whom they believed to be…
Rank this Week: 4480

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

Covers Class III weapons topics for all of the 50 states. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

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

    Can I carry a concealed firearm to church?

    Can I carry a concealed firearm to church?
    With the recent church shooting in Charleston, our office has received many questions asking if it is legal to carry a concealed weapon to church with a CWL, or concealed weapons license. Currently, there are no laws in Florida that forbid…
  • Jun 23

    Vermont (VA) What NFA Firearms can I own?

    Vermont (VA) What NFA Firearms can I own?
    There are several type of Title II Firearms sold by Class 3 FFLs that are restricted by the National Firearms Act. Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of Title II or NFA firearms in addition to…
  • Jun 23

    Suppressor Legal to purchase in Vermont beginning July 2, 2015

    Suppressor Legal to purchase in Vermont beginning July 2, 2015
    Vermont has officially become the 41St State to legalize suppressors when Governor Peter Shumlin signed the H. 5 bill last week. The new law will go into effect on July 2ND, and was the culmination of local Vermont republicans, the American…
Rank this Week: 4458

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

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

    Puerto Rico Headed for Default

    Puerto Rico Headed for Default
    Puerto Rico's governor, Alejandro García Padilla, says he must pull the island out of a "death spiral," in which the commonwealth cannot pay its debts of approximately $72 billion, reports The New York Times. Governor Padilla and…
  • Jun 25

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former LPL Broker Raymond Schmidt

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former LPL Broker Raymond Schmidt
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Raymond Daniel Schmidt (CRD #3258497, Oceanside, California). Schmidt recently submitted an AWC in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any capacity. See FINRA Case…
  • Jun 22

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former Merrill Lynch Broker Joel Blum

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former Merrill Lynch Broker Joel Blum
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Joel Eziekel Blum (CRD #4905379, Goshen, New York). Blum recently submitted an AWC in which he was fined $10,000 and suspended from association with any FINRA member in any capacity for 20 days.…
Rank this Week: 530

Contingency Business Litigation…

Contingency Business Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers foreclosure litigation, qui tam, insider trading and business lawsuits. By The Ferraro Law Firm.

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

    Angie's List v. Amazon - Alleged Theft of Trade Secrets by Competitor

    Angie's List v. Amazon - Alleged Theft of Trade Secrets by Competitor
    For many companies, trade secrets are essential to the business model. These could come in the form of:A formulaA recipeA methodA marketing strategyA manufacturing techniqueA computer algorithmA list of customers No matter its form, the key…
  • Jun 12

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Landmark Ruling for Qui Tam Lawsuit

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Landmark Ruling for Qui Tam Lawsuit
    There was a victory for both sides of a qui tam lawsuit in the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter, penned by Justice Samuel Alito. The defendant in the case,…
  • May 31

    Jawbone v. Fitbit - Technology Competitor Alleges Poaching of Workers, Trade Secret

    Jawbone v. Fitbit - Technology Competitor Alleges Poaching of Workers, Trade Secret
    Competition for good talent is fierce in many industries, and it's not uncommon for rival firms to attempt to woo the best and brightest from other companies. This is sometimes referred to as "employee poaching." There is nothing per se…
Rank this Week: 3790

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

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

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 29

    The Fine Line Between Success and Bankruptcy

    The Fine Line Between Success and Bankruptcy
    The beginning of any new startup company is an optimistic time. After the fundraising, vision-creating, and product building, any founder or team member would hope that things would go smoothly from then on. However this is not always the…
  • Jun 15

    Supreme Court Ruling – The Decision-Making Power of Bankruptcy Judge

    Supreme Court Ruling – The Decision-Making Power of Bankruptcy Judge
    In May of 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that bankruptcy judges have the power of final judgments in certain legal disputes that arise from bankruptcy proceedings. This will boost the power of the Bankruptcy Court system. A Question of…
  • May 19

    Too Poor To File For Bankruptcy?

    Too Poor To File For Bankruptcy?
    In the past, people who were struggling financially had the option of filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 7. While this option still exists, the increased costs of filing for bankruptcy has effectively removed this option from truly poor…
Rank this Week: 3146

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Maserati Involved in an Alleged Drunk Driving Accident in Coral Spring

    Maserati Involved in an Alleged Drunk Driving Accident in Coral Spring
    Last week in Coral Springs, one Plantation man was arrested after he ran into several cars, allegedly while under the influence of alcohol. According to one local news report, the accident occurred late on Sunday night at the 1600 block…
  • Jun 22

    Two-Motorcycle Collision on I-95 Kills One and Injures Two Other

    Two-Motorcycle Collision on I-95 Kills One and Injures Two Other
    Last week in southern Florida, one man was killed and two others were injured in a two-motorcycle accident that also involved a car. According to one local news report, the car attempted to stop but was unable to do so and struck one of…
  • Jun 9

    Coral Springs Motorcycle Accident Kills One, Injures Another

    Coral Springs Motorcycle Accident Kills One, Injures Another
    Earlier this month in Coral Springs, one man was killed and another injured in an accident between a motorcycle and a car. According to one local news source, the accident occurred just after two in the afternoon on the 6600 block of West…
Rank this Week: 2453