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Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Oct 19

    Carnival Magic Returns to Galveston - "#EbolaCruise" Scare Over?

    Carnival Magic Returns to Galveston - "#EbolaCruise" Scare Over?
    This morning the Carnival Magic returned to the U.S. as the sun arose over the sleepy little town of Galveston.   The Texas Presbyterian Hospital worker who handled Ebola-infected Thomas Duncan samples disembarked the ship after…
  • Oct 18

    Ebola on the High Seas: Will the New Cruise Health Questionnaire Work?

    Ebola on the High Seas: Will the New Cruise Health Questionnaire Work?
    The cruise industry finally instituted Ebola-specific protocols after the highly publicized incident yesterday when a healthcare worker from Dallas was discovered to be on a Carnival cruise to the Caribbean.  TravelPulse published an…
  • Oct 17

    Cruise Industry is Completely Unprepared for Ebola Outbreak

    Cruise Industry is Completely Unprepared for Ebola Outbreak
    A week ago, I went to Twitter and complained that the cruise industry had not issued an Ebola-specific protocol for the cruise lines to follow. The threat of Ebola wa growing, but the cruise lines seemed asleep at the helm.  Neither the…
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Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    Absher v. Momence Meadows Nursing Ctr. – Medicare Fraud and the Potential for Nursing Home Abuse

    Absher v. Momence Meadows Nursing Ctr. – Medicare Fraud and the Potential for Nursing Home Abuse
    Two nurses who brought qui tam claims on behalf of the government allege their nursing home employer knowingly submitted thousands of false claims to the Medicare and Medicaid programs have had judgments in their favor reversed by the U.S.…
  • Oct 9

    Nursing Home-Hospice Relationships Garner Increased Government Scrutiny

    Nursing Home-Hospice Relationships Garner Increased Government Scrutiny
    For years, the government has warned nursing homes and hospices about requesting or providing illegal compensation to influence where nursing homes refer patients for hospice care. Such action is in direct violation of both the federal False…
  • Oct 6

    Florida Nursing Home Neglect, Mismanagement Allegedly Led to Death

    Florida Nursing Home Neglect, Mismanagement Allegedly Led to Death
    The personal representative of a Florida woman who died last year in a Lakeland nursing home alleges medical complications leading to her death were preventable, the result of systematic neglect and mismanagement of the facility. According to…
Rank this Week: 2023

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/
  • Oct 18

    Estate Planning: How to Get Going (and why not to do it yourself)

    Estate Planning: How to Get Going (and why not to do it yourself)
    The American Bar Association is offering a free webinar for the public on October 23 to explain the basics of estate planning. The moderated discussion will air at 1pm Eastern time and will also be available to listen to after the fact. Says…
  • Oct 14

    Medicare Open Enrollment begins Oct. 15

    Medicare Open Enrollment begins Oct. 15
    The Medicare Open Enrollment period begins October 15, 2014 and ends on December 7, 2014. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services predicts that premiums for Medicare Advantage plans and Part D plans will rise only slightly in 2015. The…
  • Oct 13

    Florida same-sex married couples still need to take special estate planning step

    Florida same-sex married couples still need to take special estate planning step
    Last week the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear appeals from several states whose same-sex marriage bans were found unconstitutional by lower federal courts, effectively making same-sex marriage legal in several more states. Currently, 30…
Rank this Week: 1106

FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
Rank this Week: 2752

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

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

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • Oct 18

    Applicable Federal Rates–November 2014

    Applicable Federal Rates–November 2014
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  • Oct 15

    IRS Modifies Offshore Filing Procedure

    IRS Modifies Offshore Filing Procedure
    The IRS has issued FAQs relating to the new streamlined procedures for offshore compliance, and for Delinquent International Information Return Submission Procedures. The FAQs for the streamlined program provide more detailed guidance on how…
  • Oct 9

    Treasury Makes Life Easier for Holders of Canadian Retirement Account Interest

    Treasury Makes Life Easier for Holders of Canadian Retirement Account Interest
    Summary: Treasury automates the process for U.S. taxpayers making an election to defer taxation of Canadian RRSPs and RRIFs and to eliminate some information reporting requirements as to those accounts. U.S. persons are generally not subject…
Rank this Week: 602

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 450

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Lighthouse Point Man Sentenced to Lesser Charge in First-Degree Murder Case

    Lighthouse Point Man Sentenced to Lesser Charge in First-Degree Murder Case
    It was more than twenty years ago when Lynne Friend went to meet her estranged husband to pick up a check that was due for child support. After that evening, the then thirty-five year old Lynne Friend vanished. For eighteen of those twenty…
  • Oct 3

    South Florida Corrections Officer Sentenced for Federal Charge

    South Florida Corrections Officer Sentenced for Federal Charge
    Former Corrections Officer Jerry St. Fleur, 26, was sentenced to over four years in a federal prison after agreeing to a plea deal for charges of identity theft and wire fraud. Over sixty thousand dollars that was proceeds from his scheme…
  • Sep 17

    South Florida Businessman Pleads Not Guilty in Baseball Star Human Smuggling Conspiracy

    South Florida Businessman Pleads Not Guilty in Baseball Star Human Smuggling Conspiracy
    Gilberto Suarez, a 40 year old businessman from South Florida pleaded not guilty after he was arrested for his part in a smuggling ring that allegedly helped Yasiel Puig, a star player for the Los Angeles Dodgers enter the country in 2012.…
Rank this Week: 1941

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Recovery of United Mortgage Trust Investment Losse

    Recovery of United Mortgage Trust Investment Losse
    Did you suffer losses investing in United Mortgage Trust? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help recover your investment loss through a FINRA dispute resolution claim against the broker dealer that sold you the investment.…
  • Oct 17

    Recovery of TIER REIT Investment Losse

    Recovery of TIER REIT Investment Losse
    Did you suffer losses investing in TIER REIT? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help recover your investment loss through a FINRA dispute resolution claim against the broker dealer that sold you the investment. According to…
  • Oct 17

    Recovery of Inland American Real Estate Trust Investment Losse

    Recovery of Inland American Real Estate Trust Investment Losse
    Did you suffer losses investing in Inland American Real Estate Trust? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help recover your investment loss through a FINRA dispute resolution claim against the broker dealer that sold you the…
Rank this Week: 209

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident…

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
  • Oct 17

    Ebola Scare Highlights Cruise Ship Safety Concern

    Ebola Scare Highlights Cruise Ship Safety Concern
    As if the ebola scare needed another angle, it now appears that someone who may have been exposed to the virus is aboard a cruise ship, of all things. It’s possible nothing will come of this, but if it does, it will call into play many…
  • Oct 10

    Death Aboard Cruise Ship Raises Questions as to Ship’s Duty to Secure Area

    Death Aboard Cruise Ship Raises Questions as to Ship’s Duty to Secure Area
    A young Clemson University college student died on a cruise ship recently after plunging 2 stories from an upper to a lower deck. The student had climbed a front mast with about 5 other friends, all to observe the sunset. There are no reports…
  • Oct 3

    Recent Cruise Ship Sexual Assault is a Reminder to Take Precaution

    Recent Cruise Ship Sexual Assault is a Reminder to Take Precaution
    In a horrible incident, a cruise ship worker who plead guilty to charges that he brutally assaulted, physically and sexually, a cruise ship passenger on a Holland America Cruise, has now changed his mind, and wants a trial to determine his…
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Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Oct 17

    What are construction defects?

    What are construction defects?
    There is perhaps no more exciting time for a homeowner or commercial developer than seeing construction crews hard at work erecting the structures that they have invested so much time, money and energy into making a reality. Unfortunately,…
  • Oct 2

    What Florida law says about contractors, homeowners -- II

    What Florida law says about contractors, homeowners -- II
    In a previous post, our blog discussed how it's important for both a homeowner and a prospective builder to understand their rights and responsibilities under Florida law before embarking on a remodeling project or building an entirely new…
  • Sep 19

    Reports uncover deceptive practices in state's construction sector

    Reports uncover deceptive practices in state's construction sector
    As many reports have made clear, the construction sector here in Florida -- both residential and commercial -- is finally starting to show signs of sustained growth following the nightmare that was the recent recession. This means builders…
Rank this Week: 3292

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • Oct 17

    What is a Trust Administration?

    What is a Trust Administration?
    There’s much confusion for family members when a loved one dies with a revocable trust. Often they believe that the successor trustee can simply wrap things up and distribute the trust assets right away. That’s not the case. When…
  • Oct 10

    Lineage With Nothing Is Still Nothing

    Lineage With Nothing Is Still Nothing
    There’s an old Yiddish phrase “un kinder aus yachsen mit bupkes ist immer bupkis!” (a child from a distinguished heritage with nothing is still nothing). In other words, it doesn’t matter how important or distinguished…
  • Oct 3

    Double Check Your Bank & Brokerage Statement

    Double Check Your Bank & Brokerage Statement
    Many of you who have revocable living trusts understand the importance of transferring your assets into the trust. Simply referencing the assets or property on a schedule at the end of the trust is insufficient to constitute a transfer,…
Rank this Week: 2222

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: 259

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Kentucky Waterpark Facing Two Lawsuits Over Slide Injurie

    Kentucky Waterpark Facing Two Lawsuits Over Slide Injurie
    When a serious injury or wrongful death happens due to an amusement park accident, a thorough investigation needs to be conducted. While amusement parks, including waterparks, have plenty of insurance and plenty of lawyers to protect them…
  • Oct 15

    Orange County Deputy Hits & Kills Pedestrian

    Orange County Deputy Hits & Kills Pedestrian
    An Orange County sheriff’s deputy responding to a call in the early morning hours on Monday struck and killed a pedestrian in Orlando, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The 38-year-old Orlando deputy was not injured in the crash,…
  • Oct 9

    International Walk to School Day: Watch Out for Pedestrians and Bicyclists!

    International Walk to School Day: Watch Out for Pedestrians and Bicyclists!
    October 8 is International Walk to School Day, a day when thousands of schools in the U.S. and in 40 countries strive to raise awareness about walking and bicycling to school. This day expresses the need for walkable communities throughout…
Rank this Week: 2003

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Pregnant Woman Suffers Critical Injuries after Being Struck by Tow Truck in Downtown St. Pete

    Pregnant Woman Suffers Critical Injuries after Being Struck by Tow Truck in Downtown St. Pete
    Police are further investigating an accident that critically injured a 7 and a half month pregnant woman in downtown St. Petersburg Wednesday afternoon. The 36-year-old mom-to-be was struck by a tow truck near the intersection of 3rd Street…
  • Sep 23

    Tampa Teacher Arrested for Driving the Wrong Way Near Interstate 75

    Tampa Teacher Arrested for Driving the Wrong Way Near Interstate 75
    A Tampa high school teacher was arrested on Sunday for driving the wrong way near I-75, according to troopers. Reports indicate that the Florida Highway Patrol received a call around 3:50 a.m. regarding a wrong-way driver on State Road 618…
  • Sep 17

    Student Biker Struck by Car near Riverview High School

    Student Biker Struck by Car near Riverview High School
    A 17-year-old girl riding her bicycle near Riverview High School on Tuesday morning was hit by a car. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, the girl, who is a Riverview High student, was struck by an Acura sedan on…
Rank this Week: 2945

Florida Personal Injury Attorney…

Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Cruise Ships: Relaxing, Rollicking, but Sometimes Risky

    Cruise Ships: Relaxing, Rollicking, but Sometimes Risky
    Find a nice spot along the beach in Fort Lauderdale on a Sunday afternoon and watch the cruise ships stream out of Port Everglades, headed out for fun times at sea for thousands of happy, excited vacationers. In 2013 the port handled over…
  • Oct 14

    Nursing Home Surveillance: Should You Be Able to Spy on Your Grandma’s Caretakers?

    Nursing Home Surveillance: Should You Be Able to Spy on Your Grandma’s Caretakers?
    People face the future in different ways, but the thought of having someone care for us when we are old is daunting to most. We all hope that family will be the closest and best choice for care, but when that is not an option we look to…
  • Oct 13

    Amendment 2 and Medical Marijuana – A Complex Issue

    Amendment 2 and Medical Marijuana – A Complex Issue
    Voters in Florida will decide an amendment to the state constitution next month in a highly controversial election involving medical marijuana. The term “medical marijuana” implies that only persons with a physician’s…
Rank this Week: 1927

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Florida Cop Accused Of Getting Oral Sex In Exchange For Not Making Arrest

    Florida Cop Accused Of Getting Oral Sex In Exchange For Not Making Arrest
    Oh Florida, here we go again. Generally it's the average Joes and Janes making the news for crazy allegations, now it's the cops. 32-year-old Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Ted Arboleda is accused of foregoing a legitimate arrest of a…
  • Oct 7

    Doctor Guilty Of Healthcare Fraud For Administering Chemotherapy To Patients Who Didn't Have Cancer

    Doctor Guilty Of Healthcare Fraud For Administering Chemotherapy To Patients Who Didn't Have Cancer
    Dr. Farid Fata recently pled guilty to 16 Federal criminal counts including 13 counts of healthcare fraud, two counts of money laundering and one count of receiving kickbacks. In a disturbingly unusual case involving a doctor fraudulently…
  • Sep 17

    Indiana Man Accused of Cannibalism

    Indiana Man Accused of Cannibalism
    Jeffersonville, Indiana man, Joseph A. Oberhansley, 33, is accused of murdering his girlfriend and ultimately eating portions of her corpse. Oberhansley was arrested last Thursday after police came to his girlfriend, Tammy Blanton's home…
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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/
  • Oct 17

    Another Round of Toyota Recall

    Another Round of Toyota Recall
    On Wednesday, October 15th, Toyota Motor Company announced a recall of nearly 2 million vehicles. The company, based in Japan, said that it would recall 1.67 million vehicles world-wide. According to the company, some vehicles experience…
  • Oct 13

    Daytona Beach Biketoberfest 2014

    Daytona Beach Biketoberfest 2014
    Break out the leather and rev up your engines, it’s time again for Biketoberfest at the legendary Daytona Beach in Florida. This annual festival for 2014 runs from October 16-19, and is bigger and better each and every year. If…
  • Oct 10

    Results of Florida’s Texting While Driving Ban

    Results of Florida’s Texting While Driving Ban
    It’s been over one year since the "texting while driving" ban became law in the state of Florida. The law took effect on Oct. 1, 2013, and authorities say that it has helped reduce the instances of texting while driving, as well as…
Rank this Week: 2586

Powell & Espat Blog

Powell & Espat Blog

Covers legal rights and important information for consumers regarding the legal system and our jury system in America.

http://mattlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Can a Motorcyclist Without A Helmet Win a Tort Lawsuit?

    Can a Motorcyclist Without A Helmet Win a Tort Lawsuit?
    When involved in a motorcycle accident and the rider isn't wearing a helmet, what difference will that make in a tort lawsuit, if any? Continue reading → The post Can a Motorcyclist Without A Helmet Win a Tort Lawsuit? appeared first on…
  • Oct 15

    Traveling With Man’s Best Friend

    Traveling With Man’s Best Friend
    Taking man's best friend on a journey in a car with you can be fun and exciting. Make sure you plan well, though, for his/her comfort and care. Continue reading → The post Traveling With Man’s Best Friend appeared first on .
  • Oct 13

    Construction Accidents: Falling Object

    Construction Accidents: Falling Object
    Construction accidents can occur when objects fall from above at a work site. Pedestrians below should take extra care. Continue reading → The post Construction Accidents: Falling Objects appeared first on .
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Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://www.cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Oct 17

    NY Times – Health Worker Who May Have Had Contact With Ebola Is on Cruise Ship

    NY Times – Health Worker Who May Have Had Contact With Ebola Is on Cruise Ship
    According to a New York Times report today (Oct.  17)… a health worker who may have had contact with Ebola is on cruise ship. Snippet below – read the full article at the New York Times here. Adding a new … Continue…
  • Oct 17

    World’s Biggest Cruise Ship Heads Home to Florida After Refit

    World’s Biggest Cruise Ship Heads Home to Florida After Refit
    Just Plain Big – Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas The world’s largest cruise liner, Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas, set sail for Florida on Wednesday night after a stop in Europe. The ship was undergoing an…
  • Oct 13

    Free Consultation for Potential Cruise Ship Injury Claim

    Free Consultation for Potential Cruise Ship Injury Claim
    If you were hurt in a cruise ship accident, it may be weeks or even several months before you decide that you should consider filing an injury claim against the cruise line of the ship where the accident occurred. After … Continue…
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Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
Rank this Week: 936

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1104

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridarealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    October 2014 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

    October 2014 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Accord and satisfaction of disputed claim.   Where a purchaser of a condo unit at a foreclosure sale tendered a check to the condo association in full and final satisfaction of the association’s…
  • Oct 5

    Partition of Florida Real Estate

    Partition of Florida Real Estate
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Joint property ownership is a partnership at its core. Partnerships are great tools to save money, promote economies of scale, and better utilize resources. However, in situations where more than one party owns…
  • Sep 25

    September 2014 Florida Real Estate Update

    September 2014 Florida Real Estate Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Below are highlights of the new legislation affecting Timeshares, Cooperatives, Condominiums and Homeowners Associations. These provisions are effective as of July 1, 2014 per Session Law Ch. 2014-133 (HB 807).…
Rank this Week: 3084

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Do You Have An Emergency Financial Plan for Serious Personal Injury?

    Do You Have An Emergency Financial Plan for Serious Personal Injury?
    Personal injury and unexpected medical costs are the leading cause of personal bankruptcy in this country. Being seriously injured can cause you to lose time at work and can lead to large medical bills. A serious injury can also be difficult…
  • Oct 15

    Campus Safety Tip

    Campus Safety Tip
    Campuses in Miami and other Florida cities have security teams and safety policies to keep students safe. The aim of colleges is to provide a good education to students, but these organizations are also expected by law to take reasonable…
  • Oct 10

    Hazing: A Very Preventable Cause of Injury and Death on Campuse

    Hazing: A Very Preventable Cause of Injury and Death on Campuse
    Hazing is often seen as an inevitable part of rushing a fraternity or sorority. Unfortunately, hazing and other fraternity-related events have been causing fatalities and serious injuries, pushing colleges to rethink their societies. Miami…
Rank this Week: 3267

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/
  • Oct 17

    Boeing Settles False Claims Act Case for $23 Million

    Boeing Settles False Claims Act Case for $23 Million
    The Justice Department announced that the Boeing Company has agreed to settle four whistleblowers’ qui tam claims alleging violations of the False Claims Act.  Boeing has agreed to pay the federal government $23 million to resolve…
  • Oct 13

    Extendicare Health Services Settles False Claims Act Case

    Extendicare Health Services Settles False Claims Act Case
    Extendicare Health Services, Inc. (“Extendicare”) and its subsidiary Progressive Step Corporation (“ProStep”) have agreed to settle two whistleblowers’ qui tam claims that they violated the False Claims Act…
  • Sep 29

    Shire Pharmaceuticals Settles False Claims Act Case

    Shire Pharmaceuticals Settles False Claims Act Case
    Shire Pharmaceuticals, LLC (“Shire”) has agreed to settle two qui tam lawsuits brought by whistleblowers alleging violations of the False Claims Act for allegedly making false and unsupported claims related to Adderall XR,…
Rank this Week: 1986

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

Answers common questions about arrests, court procedures and penalties that apply to the Fort Walton Beach & Destin, Florida area. By Shawn Lupella.

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
Rank this Week: 2769

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Covers business and legal issues affecting loan repurchases, mortgage-backed securities and mortgage insurance. By Bilzin Sumberg.

http://www.mortgagecrisiswatch.com/
  • Oct 17

    Connect at the 2014 MBA Annual Convention & Expo

    Connect at the 2014 MBA Annual Convention & Expo
    The 2014 MBA Annual Convention & Expo will be held in Las Vegas, NV from October 19-22. My colleague Robert M. Siegel and I will be attending the conference. As many of you know, we lead the mortgage industry team here at Bilzin Sumberg.…
  • Oct 14

    Regulators Increase Scrutiny of Wall Street Lending

    Regulators Increase Scrutiny of Wall Street Lending
    Federal bank regulatory agencies are significantly increasing their scrutiny of Wall Street bank lending, moving from annual reviews to a system of monthly audits in a major effort to curtail aggressive underwriting practices. Until recently,…
  • Sep 30

    Webinar Addresses the CFPB’s Jurisdiction & Authority

    Webinar Addresses the CFPB’s Jurisdiction & Authority
    What are the boundaries of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s authority? How might those boundaries continue to expand in the future? Are there ways that the CFPB can take action against a company even if it does not have true…
Rank this Week: 1641

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida truck accidents involving moving trucks, tractor trailers, and rental trucks. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridatruckingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Study Finds Link Between Driver Payment and Driver Fatigue

    Study Finds Link Between Driver Payment and Driver Fatigue
    Fatigued driving in Hollywood and other communities is a serious problem, especially among truck drivers. Truck drivers have to cover large amounts of territory as part of their jobs and operate heavy trucks that can cause catastrophic injury…
  • Oct 15

    Would You Be Prepared for a Trucking Accident?

    Would You Be Prepared for a Trucking Accident?
    No one expects to be in a trucking accident in Hollywood or their community. Yet, every day these types of traffic collision change the lives of injured individuals and their families. Trucking crashes cause not only painful injuries and long…
  • Oct 10

    Study Suggests Newly Designed Truck Cab Could Prevent Trucking Collision

    Study Suggests Newly Designed Truck Cab Could Prevent Trucking Collision
    Truck design can play a big role in trucking accidents in Miami and other cities. Certain elements of truck design – such as under-ride guards – can help prevent injuries in the event of a collision. Other design features –…
Rank this Week: 1737

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida auto accidents, auto insurance, and personal injury claims. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridacaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    The High Cost of Car Collisions in Miami

    The High Cost of Car Collisions in Miami
    Car accidents in Miami and across the country are expensive. The cost injured persons have to face can be astronomical when medical bills, lost time at work, car damage, and other costs are factored in. A recent Centers for Disease Control…
  • Oct 15

    Crosswalk Safety for Kids Can Help Prevent Pedestrian Accident

    Crosswalk Safety for Kids Can Help Prevent Pedestrian Accident
    Walking to school is a great way for children to get a measure of independence and exercise. However, walking to school in Homestead and other Florida communities can put children at risk of pedestrian accidents. There are many ways that you…
  • Oct 10

    Studying the Effects of Google Glass on Car Collision

    Studying the Effects of Google Glass on Car Collision
    A number of recent studies have focused on the effects of distracted driving in Miami and other cities and many researchers have considered the impact that mobile devices and hands-free devices may have on drivers. Google Glass is a new type…
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Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Covers Florida criminal laws concerning drug offenses. By W. F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Oct 16

    Drug Trafficker (Alleged) Walks on Cocaine Cell Phone Search

    Drug Trafficker (Alleged) Walks on Cocaine Cell Phone Search
    Drug Trafficker (Alleged) Walks on Cocaine Cell Phone SearchAn alleged  Florida Drug Trafficker Walked on Cocaine charges. Charges were based upon a Cell Phone Search. The Number You Have Tracked is No Longer in Service - He was charged…
  • Oct 8

    Grow a Garden and Lose Your Home - Not So Fast Says Florida Court - Excessive Fine

    Grow a Garden and Lose Your Home - Not So Fast Says Florida Court - Excessive Fine
    Marijuana Forfeiture OverturnedThere is a knock at the door. It is the police and they have come to take you house away from you. Civil forfeiture is a tool used by drug cops to generate huge revenue for sometimes-minor offenses including…
  • Oct 8

    Grow a Garden and Lose Your Home - Not So Fast Says Florida Court - Excessive Fine

    Grow a Garden and Lose Your Home - Not So Fast Says Florida Court - Excessive Fine
    Marijuana Forfeiture OverturnedThere is a knock at the door. It is the police and they have come to take you house away from you. Civil forfeiture is a tool used by drug cops to generate huge revenue for sometimes-minor offenses including…
Rank this Week: 1004

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Oct 16

    MOVIE REVIEW: “LULLABY”

    MOVIE REVIEW: “LULLABY”
    Available on Netflix, “Lullaby” is a movie by Andrew Levitas about a dysfunctional family that is reunited by end-of-life issues.  Jonathan is a young man living on the opposite coast from his wealthy New York family. …
  • Oct 3

    JOIN US FOR A WINE TASTING TO HELP END ALZHEIMER’S

    JOIN US FOR A WINE TASTING TO HELP END ALZHEIMER’S
    We are pleased to announce that Cramer Law Center is participating in the Jacksonville Walk to End Alzheimer’s for the third year in a row. To help us reach this year’s fundraising goal, we are holding our Second Annual…
  • Sep 19

    WAITING TOO LATE (OR ALMOST TOO LATE) TO PLAN – OUR LATEST REAL WORLD LESSONS

    WAITING TOO LATE (OR ALMOST TOO LATE) TO PLAN – OUR LATEST REAL WORLD LESSONS
    Unfortunately, we deal with death on a fairly regular basis as part of our practice, so it usually does not take us by surprise. However, we recently have had a couple of shocking deaths which illustrate why it is never too soon to plan. The…
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Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers estate planning, probate, guardianship and elder law issues.

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    MOVIE REVIEW: “LULLABY”

    MOVIE REVIEW: “LULLABY”
    Available on Netflix, “Lullaby” is a movie by Andrew Levitas about a dysfunctional family that is reunited by end-of-life issues.  Jonathan is a young man living on the opposite coast from his wealthy New York family. …
  • Oct 3

    JOIN US FOR A WINE TASTING TO HELP END ALZHEIMER’S

    JOIN US FOR A WINE TASTING TO HELP END ALZHEIMER’S
    We are pleased to announce that Cramer Law Center is participating in the Jacksonville Walk to End Alzheimer’s for the third year in a row. To help us reach this year’s fundraising goal, we are holding our Second Annual…
  • Sep 19

    WAITING TOO LATE (OR ALMOST TOO LATE) TO PLAN – OUR LATEST REAL WORLD LESSONS

    WAITING TOO LATE (OR ALMOST TOO LATE) TO PLAN – OUR LATEST REAL WORLD LESSONS
    Unfortunately, we deal with death on a fairly regular basis as part of our practice, so it usually does not take us by surprise. However, we recently have had a couple of shocking deaths which illustrate why it is never too soon to plan. The…
Rank this Week: 2382

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: 786

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Richard Landes.

http://www.jaxfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2760

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: 998

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Oct 16

    One of Florida’s Most Wanted for Insurance Fraud is Arrested in Maryland

    One of Florida’s Most Wanted for Insurance Fraud is Arrested in Maryland
    James William Lloyd, Jr., who was part of an organized insurance fraud ring that carried out multiple staged vehicle accidents on Florida’s east coast, was recently arrested in Maryland. Before his arrest, the 42-year old held the…
  • Oct 15

    Operation Sledgehammer Finds Three Chiropractors Guilty of PIP Fraud

    Operation Sledgehammer Finds Three Chiropractors Guilty of PIP Fraud
    A federal jury has convicted one West Palm Beach chiropractor and two Miami chiropractors for their roles in a massive staged automobile accident scheme, following a seven-week trial in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of…
  • Oct 9

    Crooks Use Stolen IDs to Take Vehicles, Reports NICB

    Crooks Use Stolen IDs to Take Vehicles, Reports NICB
    The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has noticed an uptick in the use of more sophisticated schemes to steal cars as new vehicle technology makes methods like hot-wiring almost obsolete. These findings highlight a growing trend in…
Rank this Week: 381

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    Plan Amendment and Modification: Difference

    Plan Amendment and Modification: Difference
    On May 9, 2014, the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Florida issued its decision in In  re Claudio Lorenzo,  Case No. 13-23100 (S.D. Florida 2013) which affirmed the Bankruptcy Court's order in Case No. 09-28532.…
  • Oct 8

    Adverbs and the Law

    Adverbs and the Law
    In today's Wall Street Journal, Jacob Gershman (lead writer of its Law Blog) wrote an article on about recent various views and challenges, including by Supreme Court and Appellate Court Judges' with the use of adverbs in the law.…
  • Oct 7

    "Prior Panel Precedent" Rule

    "Prior Panel Precedent" Rule
    Cannot Overrule Prior Panel In McNeal, the 11th Court of Appeals was presented with the issues whether it could its mind, that is whether it was bound by the Court's "prior panel precedent" rule to Folendore and allow…
Rank this Week: 1151

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Oct 16

    Safeco v. Beare - Bad Faith Insurance Claim Allowed Before Liability Determined

    Safeco v. Beare - Bad Faith Insurance Claim Allowed Before Liability Determined
    For a long time, plaintiffs in bad faith insurance cases reserved the claim until after liability had been determined. Then, they would proceed with filing the bad faith claim. It's still true that bad faith claims can't be decided before…
  • Oct 14

    Inman v. Whiteville - Liability in a "No-Contact" Crash

    Inman v. Whiteville - Liability in a "No-Contact" Crash
    Rare is the instance where any auto insurance company is going to offer an injured party a fair settlement straight out of the gate. Obtaining rightful compensation for injuries - including medical bills, lost wages and vehicle damage -…
  • Oct 10

    Fatigued Truckers and Unsafe Trucking in Southwest Florida

    Fatigued Truckers and Unsafe Trucking in Southwest Florida
    While driving on an overpass on S.R. 46 in Brevard County recently, a trucker fell asleep. That's what police suspect was the cause of a crash that occurred around 2:30 a.m. in a highway construction zone. Incredibly, no one was injured,…
Rank this Week: 1148

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 657

Florida Banking Law Blog

Florida Banking Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting banking, finance and loan enforcement in Florida. By Rogers Towers, PA.

http://www.floridabankinglawblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Complying with the Florida Consumer Collection Practice Act

    Complying with the Florida Consumer Collection Practice Act
    Authored by Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersIn addition to ensuring compliance with the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), lenders should take precautions to limit its exposure to claims under the Florida Consumer Collection…
  • Oct 14

    Recent Decision Creates Split in Middle District Regarding Whether 11 U.S.C. § 707(b)(2) Applies to Cases Converted to Chapter 7

    Recent Decision Creates Split in Middle District Regarding Whether 11 U.S.C. § 707(b)(2) Applies to Cases Converted to Chapter 7
    Authored by Armando Nozzolillo and Michael S. Waskiewiczand Armando Nozzolillo and Michael S. Waskiewicz of Rogers TowersIn the last 2 years, three judges of the Middle District of Florida (Judges Funk, Delano and Williamson) have each issued…
  • Oct 9

    Florida Foreclosure Volume Update

    Florida Foreclosure Volume Update
    Authored by Douglas L. Waldorf, Jr. of Rogers TowersThe Florida Bar News, in its September 15, 2014 edition, reported that Florida foreclosure volume has declined with the number of filings in the first half of 2014 about 50% of filings for…
Rank this Week: 1523

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Home Prices in Florida Vary Depending on Location

    Home Prices in Florida Vary Depending on Location
    Home prices in Florida and cost of living in Florida vary throughout the state. This blog is a response to a recent question we received from a foreign individual inquiring about the different home prices in Florida. According to Trulia.com,…
  • Oct 14

    Setup a business to purchase property in Florida

    Setup a business to purchase property in Florida
    A piece of real estate, whether it is a Florida residential property or a Florida commercial property, can be purchased by different types of owners. These include individuals, multiple individuals, married couples, LLCs, corporations and…
  • Oct 9

    Import or Distribute Alcoholic Beverages in Florida or the US

    Import or Distribute Alcoholic Beverages in Florida or the US
    In order to import or distribute alcoholic beverages in Florida or the United States, there are requirements you must meet set forth by federal, state, and local levels of government. These requirements include the obtainment of licenses,…
Rank this Week: 1100

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: 2157

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Oct 15

    Florida Supreme Court Holds Law Firm Liable for Injuries when Client’s Chair Collapsed

    Florida Supreme Court Holds Law Firm Liable for Injuries when Client’s Chair Collapsed
    Premises liability issues can arise in a variety of ways. Whether it’s through a slip and fall or an elevator malfunction, property owners have a legal obligation to keep their premises in reasonably safe conditions for visitors. An…
  • Oct 15

    Settlements in Car Accident Cases – Alamo Financing v. Mazoff

    Settlements in Car Accident Cases – Alamo Financing v. Mazoff
    Settlement is often a quick and efficient method of resolving personal injury claims. The option lets parties negotiate an agreement that works for them without spending the time and money that is typically required in a lawsuit setting.…
  • Oct 15

    Slip and Falls Issues in Commercial Leases – Hillstone v. P.F. Chang’

    Slip and Falls Issues in Commercial Leases – Hillstone v. P.F. Chang’
    Unfortunately, slip and fall accidents happen routinely in Florida and throughout the United States. There are a number of reasons that slip and fall accidents occur, from uneven sidewalks to slippery floors. Generally, it is the…
Rank this Week: 2660

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

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

    CDC Report Shows U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Every Year

    CDC Report Shows U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Every Year
    Motor vehicle crash injuries sent more than 2.5 million Americans to emergency rooms in 2012, according to a recent report conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and prevention. The report also shows that nearly 200,000 were…
  • Sep 25

    NHTSA Launches New Car Seat Finder Tool to Increase Car Seat Safety

    NHTSA Launches New Car Seat Finder Tool to Increase Car Seat Safety
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a new Car Seat Finder Tool, giving users the ability to look up car seat recalls on its mobile app, while also reminding parents and…
  • Sep 15

    Man Killed in High-Speed Rollover Collision in Crystal River

    Man Killed in High-Speed Rollover Collision in Crystal River
    A 23-year-old Beverly Hills man was killed early Sunday after a high-speed crash off N Citrus Avenue where his car overturned several times. The man was driving a 2013 Hyundai Veloster north on N Citrus Avenue around 1 a.m. at a high rate of…
Rank this Week: 3824

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Oct 15

    Highway Guardrails: Do They Prevent or Cause Injuries in Auto Accidents?

    Highway Guardrails: Do They Prevent or Cause Injuries in Auto Accidents?
    When a car crash occurs in Spring Hill or Brooksville, you may hope to have guardrails near your location to keep you from travelling over an embankment and into a body of water or into a ditch. Your taxpayer dollars go towards paying for…
  • Sep 30

    Spring Hill Man Struck by Car Following Car Crash

    Spring Hill Man Struck by Car Following Car Crash
    A Spring Hill man who walked into the path of a car after he was involved in a crash was hit and fatally injured Sunday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Shortly before 8 p.m., the 67-year-old man got into an accident along…
  • Sep 25

    Hyundai to Pay $17.35 Million Fine in Brake Defect Case

    Hyundai to Pay $17.35 Million Fine in Brake Defect Case
    Anytime an auto company manufactures a vehicle component part, it has an obligation to do so not just correctly, but so that it is safe for consumer use. This means that the product must be tested regularly and must meet federal regulations.…
Rank this Week: 3806

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Daytona Murder Conviction Vacated for Prosecutor Misconduct

    Daytona Murder Conviction Vacated for Prosecutor Misconduct
    While the first goal in any criminal case is to avoid conviction, those who have already been convicted may seek to challenge it with an appeal. Appellate courts in Florida generally won't overturn a conviction entirely, unless they find…
  • Oct 1

    Five DUI Manslaughter Charges Dropped In Florida Marijuana Impairment Case

    Five DUI Manslaughter Charges Dropped In Florida Marijuana Impairment Case
    Numerous charges against a defendant accused of causing a crash that killed five people while driving high on marijuana have been dropped after defense experts raised questions regarding the validity of the defendant's blood test results.…
  • Sep 15

    Florida Enhances Hit-and-Run Criminal Penaltie

    Florida Enhances Hit-and-Run Criminal Penaltie
    Recently, a woman was arrested in Daytona Beach for hit-and-run after allegedly running a stop sign and striking a city police officer's cruiser with her own vehicle on International Speedway Boulevard before fleeing. The 35-year-old suspect…
Rank this Week: 2376