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Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    What You Need to Know About the Takata Air Bag Recall

    What You Need to Know About the Takata Air Bag Recall
    According to the National Highway Safety Administration, Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. refuses to cooperate with the government’s investigation of its air bags. The NHTSA announced on Friday that it will impose fines of $14,000…
  • Feb 9

    St. Pete Toddler Struck and Killed by Car While Playing in Yard

    St. Pete Toddler Struck and Killed by Car While Playing in Yard
    A toddler was hit by an SUV and killed while playing in a yard in St. Petersburg on Thursday evening. According to reports, a 27-year-old man was exiting the yard when he failed to see the 2-year-old playing near his 1998 Ford SUV. As the man…
  • Feb 6

    Tampa Man Dies in Scooter Crash

    Tampa Man Dies in Scooter Crash
    A Tampa man was killed Saturday night after he lost control of his scooter on Hillsborough Avenue and crashed into a power pole, authorities said. The Florida Highway Patrol believes the 27-year-old was riding a Honda PCX150 west on…
Rank this Week: 2796

FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
  • Feb 26

    Florida Bar Seeks Discipline Against Removed Former County Judge

    Florida Bar Seeks Discipline Against Removed Former County Judge
    Jacek Stramski The saga involving former Leon County Judge Judith Hawkins has not ended following her removal from the bench for, among other things, using her office to run a private business by selling a self-published book and for…
  • Feb 15

    Court Considers What Must be in a Return of Service of Proce

    Court Considers What Must be in a Return of Service of Proce
    Kristen Larson On February 5, the Florida Supreme Court issued its opinion in Koster v. Sullivan (SC13-159). The main question was over the facts regarding the manner of service that a return of service was required to list in order for…
  • Jan 31

    Family Law and Judicial Administration Rule and Jury Instruction Changes Adopted

    Family Law and Judicial Administration Rule and Jury Instruction Changes Adopted
    Kristen Larson On January 22, the Court adopted notable changes to rules of family procedure and judicial administration and jury instructions. Florida Family Law Rule of Procedure 12.451 was adopted to mirror Florida Civil Rule of Procedure…
Rank this Week: 2210

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/
  • Feb 26

    Pay Attention to Recent Auto Recall

    Pay Attention to Recent Auto Recall
    In the wake of the GM recall fiasco, it seems that more cars—including additional GM products—are facing recalls. Some of the problems are those that could potentially cause catastrophic injury, reminding us that often our…
  • Feb 20

    Why You Should Care About the Other Party’s Insurance Problem

    Why You Should Care About the Other Party’s Insurance Problem
    If you are injured in an accident, and the negligent party was under the influence of alcohol, it may appear that would make your case even stronger. From a liability standpoint it may do just that. But when dealing with intoxication, injured…
  • Feb 18

    What To Expect In, and Why You Shouldn’t Fear, a Deposition

    What To Expect In, and Why You Shouldn’t Fear, a Deposition
    If you file a lawsuit to recover damages for injuries you sustain, in most cases, you can expect to be called to sit for deposition. Movies and TV have ingrained in us that depositions are scary things. But if you’re properly prepared,…
Rank this Week: 1571

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Reasonable expectation of privacy? Recording public conversations in Florida

    Reasonable expectation of privacy? Recording public conversations in Florida
    Criminal Defense Attorneys in Jacksonville, FL Florida Statute 934.03 makes it is a misdemeanor to record someone without their consent unless the conversation occurs in-person in a situation where there is no reasonable expectation of…
  • Feb 15

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana
     NFL Player Arrested in for Possession of Marijuana near Jacksonville Starke, Florida is notorious for its speeding traps. Jacksonville and other Florida residents know that it is an area where you slow down and focus carefully on…
  • Feb 15

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana
     NFL Player Arrested in for Possession of Marijuana near Jacksonville Starke, Florida is notorious for its speeding traps. Jacksonville and other Florida residents know that it is an area where you slow down and focus carefully on…
Rank this Week: 3468

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/
  • Feb 26

    Mary Barzee Flores nominated to District Bench

    Mary Barzee Flores nominated to District Bench
    This is such great news.  Congrats to Mary Barzee Flores on this nomination!
  • Feb 26

    One fish, two fish

    One fish, two fish
    The Supremes reversed the 11th Circuit in the Sarbanes-Oxley Fish case yesterday.  The N.Y. Times has the coverage: A narrowly divided Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with a Florida fisherman, throwing out his conviction for tossing…
  • Feb 25

    Summary of the en banc argument

    Summary of the en banc argument
    Aly Palmer from the Daily Report has this nice summary of the en banc arguments yesterday: Backed by groups concerned about government intrusion on privacy, a criminal defense attorney on Tuesday asked a federal appeals court to put the…
Rank this Week: 43

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1873

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida personal injury developments. By Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck, P.A.

http://www.florida-personal-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Florida Negligent Security Is a Form of Premises Liability

    Florida Negligent Security Is a Form of Premises Liability
    Sometimes, when a person is attacked, a property owner may have liability for failing to provide adequate security, which may include lights, security staff, and other security measures. A recent Fourth District case addressed the duty of an…
  • Feb 24

    Variations in Coverage Limits in Florida Uninsured Motorist Policy

    Variations in Coverage Limits in Florida Uninsured Motorist Policy
    Pursuant to Florida Statutes § 627.727, an insurer must provide uninsured motorist (“UM”) coverage alongside vehicle liability coverage, unless the insured rejects the UM coverage in writing.  The statute further…
  • Feb 17

    Fifth Amendment Applies to Certain Tax Information in Florida Civil Court

    Fifth Amendment Applies to Certain Tax Information in Florida Civil Court
    This blog has previously discussed how the Fifth Amendment can apply in civil cases. A person involved in civil litigation can assert his or her Fifth Amendment right to avoid being compelled to testify or respond to discovery requests that…
Rank this Week: 4119

Upchurch Watson White & Max Blog

Upchurch Watson White & Max Blog

Covers mediation.

http://www.uww-adr.com/category/blog
  • Feb 26

    Law School Class Feels a Little Flat After Exciting Speaker

    Law School Class Feels a Little Flat After Exciting Speaker
    After last week’s incredible guest lecture by a veteran crisis negotiator from the Orlando Police Department, my lecture this week felt “flat” by comparison. The visiting detective truly was a tough act to follow. It’s…
  • Feb 20

    Crisis Negotiator Teaches Mediation Students How to Redirect Unproductive Behavior

    Crisis Negotiator Teaches Mediation Students How to Redirect Unproductive Behavior
    We had another guest speaker join us this week for class at Florida A&M University College of Law – a veteran detective for the Orlando Police Department who happens to be one of the agency’s most experienced crisis…
  • Feb 13

    Mediating Professor: Psychological Aspects at Least as Important as Legal, Financial

    Mediating Professor: Psychological Aspects at Least as Important as Legal, Financial
    This week, we had a guest speaker – a prominent clinical psychiatrist I happen to know. He delivered a fascinating lecture titled “Anxiety, Cognitive Distortions and the Impact on Mediation” to my class at Florida A&M…
Rank this Week: 3415

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Report: Older Drivers are Among the Safest, Although With Higher Injury Risk

    Report: Older Drivers are Among the Safest, Although With Higher Injury Risk
    There is an erroneous stereotype that holds old drivers are bad drivers. The reality, however, is quite the opposite. A new report issued by the Insurance Institute for Traffic Safety indicates drivers over the age of 65, when compared to…
  • Feb 23

    Piltch v. Ford Motor Co. – Expert Testimony Necessary in Crash/Product Liability Case

    Piltch v. Ford Motor Co. – Expert Testimony Necessary in Crash/Product Liability Case
    Car manufacturers have been under fire in recent months, for everything from faulty ignition switches to exploding air bags to malfunctioning accelerators. In fact, 2014 had the most auto industry recalls in history. This indicates firstly…
  • Feb 15

    Villaneuva v. RS&H Inc. – Negligent Roadway Construction Claim Weighed

    Villaneuva v. RS&H Inc. – Negligent Roadway Construction Claim Weighed
    Errors in roadway design and construction can result in serious injuries to motorists. Because the costs incurred by injured victims is so significant, it often becomes necessary to pursue litigation in order to be compensated for those…
Rank this Week: 2573

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 430

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: 881

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Covers sexual assaults, injuries, passenger disappearances and wrongful death aboard cruise ships. By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.cruiseshiplawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Wrongful Death of Theresa Meuers during a Cruise Shore Excursion in Belize

    Wrongful Death of Theresa Meuers during a Cruise Shore Excursion in Belize
    Last week, Theresa Meuers was untimely killed in a horrendous motor vehicle accident that occurred on George Price Highway in Belize. You may read Theresa's obituary published in the Star Tribune. That day, in the late morning hours,…
  • Dec 23

    Cruise lines finally liable for medical malpractice committed on cruise ship

    Cruise lines finally liable for medical malpractice committed on cruise ship
    For the longest times, cruise ship passengers were not allowed to bring cruise lines as defendants in medical malpractice claims to recover for the negligent acts of a doctor or a nurse when they were committed aboard a cruise ship. In…
  • Feb 19

    Female cruise passenger raped and beaten by Cruise Ship employee

    Female cruise passenger raped and beaten by Cruise Ship employee
    During a Valentine's Day Cruise on the Holland America Line cruise ship "MS Nieuw Amsterdam", cruise employee, Ketut Pujayasa, 28, who is an Indonesian citizen, savagely raped, beat and attempted to kill an innocent 31-year-old female cruise…
Rank this Week: 2272

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Prosecutorial Misconduct in the Florida Criminal Justice System

    Prosecutorial Misconduct in the Florida Criminal Justice System
    When will the Florida courts sanction Assistant State Attorneys, as oppose to writing opinions that allow them to scorm out of making improper arguments, during their prosecutions of criminal trials? The prosecutor’s role in Florida is…
  • Feb 18

    Florida Gun Laws explained in Norman v. State

    Florida Gun Laws explained in Norman v. State
    The 4th District Court of Appeals just answered the following issue regarding firearms in Florida: Whether or not Florida’s Constitution allows an individual the right to keep and bear arms; which includes the ability to openly carry a…
  • Feb 17

    Hit and Run Penalties After The Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act

    Hit and Run Penalties After The Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act
    Recently making news in Palm Beach County, FL has been the increase in “hit and run” news stories. Because of the increase in hit and run cases throughout Palm Beach County, FL; the Florida Department of Highway Patrol is pushing…
Rank this Week: 1178

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/
  • Feb 26

    Safety of Dietary Supplements Challenged Amid Investigation

    Safety of Dietary Supplements Challenged Amid Investigation
    An investigation into the efficacy of over-the-counter dietary supplements revealed the products did not even contain the herbs that were listed on the labels. This prompted the New York state attorney general's office to order four major…
  • Jan 26

    Birth Control Lawsuits Continue to Rise Amid Complication

    Birth Control Lawsuits Continue to Rise Amid Complication
    Complaints are beginning to rise among the nearly 1 million women who have been implanted with a medical device intended for contraception. The woman say the device, named Essure, can cause extreme pain, bleeding and damaged tissue. Many have…
  • Jan 16

    Testosterone Therapy Dangers Highlighted in Study, New Drug Testing

    Testosterone Therapy Dangers Highlighted in Study, New Drug Testing
    Testosterone treatments are a multi-billion dollar industry in the U.S. Commercials promise men renewed energy, a powerful sex drive, and better moods. According to NBC News, doctors wrote 7.5 million testosterone prescriptions in 2013 -…
Rank this Week: 4128

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Feb 26

    Lessons for Florida Accident Victims from a Wyoming School Injury Case

    Lessons for Florida Accident Victims from a Wyoming School Injury Case
    Kids spend a lot of their time at school, and it is not uncommon for accidents to happen along the way. In most cases, getting hurt here and there is just a part of growing. In other instances, however, the accident will rise to the level of…
  • Feb 26

    Causation Required for Compensation in Negligence Claims – Schwartz v. Wal-Mart

    Causation Required for Compensation in Negligence Claims – Schwartz v. Wal-Mart
    Unfortunately, accidents in stores happen all the time in the state of Florida and across the United States. Stores and other commercial places of business have a legal obligation to ensure that the premises are safe for their customers to…
  • Feb 19

    Florida Court Rules Plaintiffs have No Expectation of Privacy in Facebook Picture

    Florida Court Rules Plaintiffs have No Expectation of Privacy in Facebook Picture
    With the rise of social media, questions of whether information from social media accounts is permitted in litigation have been a recurring question in a variety of contexts. Defendants often seek discovery of a plaintiff’s social media…
Rank this Week: 2157

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Sanders v. Erp Operating Ltd. P’ship - Florida Premises Liability Case Weighed

    Sanders v. Erp Operating Ltd. P’ship - Florida Premises Liability Case Weighed
    Generally speaking, our laws don't allow one party to be held liable for the wrongdoing of another. However, when it comes to premises liability - in particular, negligent security - there are numerous examples of property owners held liable…
  • Feb 20

    Florida Supreme Court Strengthens Liability Waiver Defense

    Florida Supreme Court Strengthens Liability Waiver Defense
    The Florida Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of the decision by the 5th District Court of Appeals to uphold the validity of a release of liability waiver signed by a plaintiff who was later injured. In so doing, the state high court…
  • Feb 12

    Florida Bicyclist Wins Right to Ride in Full Lane

    Florida Bicyclist Wins Right to Ride in Full Lane
    The vitriol against bicyclists by motorists is such that even when they abide by the law, they still may be targets of harassment, road rage and, all too often, hit-and-runs. However, one South Florida man who commutes to work on his…
Rank this Week: 2299

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/
  • Feb 26

    Apple Loses Big to Small Texas Firm in Patent Case

    Apple Loses Big to Small Texas Firm in Patent Case
    It was the case of a massive technology firm versus a small company accusing it of patent violations. The outcome revealed that once again, civil litigation is one way to even the playing field between disparate parties. In the end, deep…
  • Jan 26

    Gr8code LLC v. Gr8code International - Florida Business Lawsuit Filed

    Gr8code LLC v. Gr8code International - Florida Business Lawsuit Filed
    The former CEO of a limited liability corporation founded in Florida has filed a lawsuit against a similarly named firm and its founders and investors - her former partners - for allegedly pushing her out of her administrative position and…
  • Jan 16

    Florida Craft Brewery Lawsuit Pits Manufacturers Against Distributors, Retailer

    Florida Craft Brewery Lawsuit Pits Manufacturers Against Distributors, Retailer
    A lawsuit filed by the Florida Retail Federation against the state Department of Business and Professional Regulation targets the way the state licenses microbreweries to sell craft beer. A number of other groups that represent beer…
Rank this Week: 2535

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Feb 26

    Dangerous Driving Habits Revealed in AAA Study

    Dangerous Driving Habits Revealed in AAA Study
    Even though most drivers support safe driving habits, many do not put them into practice, a recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found. The Foundation’s research points to a “culture of indifference” among…
  • Feb 24

    Court Order Issued in PIP Case Alleging Exorbitant Hospital Fee

    Court Order Issued in PIP Case Alleging Exorbitant Hospital Fee
    On February 20, 2015, Judge James S. Moody, Jr., of the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, issued a ruling in the case Herrera, et al. v. JFK Medical Center, et al. That suit, brought in 2014 by four … Continue reading…
  • Feb 20

    Orlando Clinic Operators Arrested in PIP Fraud Scheme

    Orlando Clinic Operators Arrested in PIP Fraud Scheme
    Dr. Lherisson Domond, a Coconut Creek physician, fronted ownership of the Unity Pain and Injury Center clinic for most of 2012 in exchange for monthly payments of $1,500, according to the Florida Department of Financial Services. Domond…
Rank this Week: 1641

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Feb 26

    Court Allows Woman to Sue Herself in Wrongful Death Case

    Court Allows Woman to Sue Herself in Wrongful Death Case
    Our personal injury lawyers frequently represent individuals who have been injured or otherwise harmed by the negligence or wrongdoing of another. Sometimes, the harm in question is the loss of a loved one, and in a wrongful death case (i.e.…
  • Feb 23

    Falsely Advertised Herbal Supplements Can Cause Dangerous Allergic Reaction

    Falsely Advertised Herbal Supplements Can Cause Dangerous Allergic Reaction
    Most of the drugs you can pick up at the grocery store or pharmacy, etc., have been tested and approved by the FDA. So-called “herbal supplements,” however, which can be purchased at a wide range of stores, aren’t subjected…
  • Feb 13

    Alcohol Makes Driving Very Dangerous, Very Quickly

    Alcohol Makes Driving Very Dangerous, Very Quickly
      At the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg, we know you’d be hard pressed to find someone who wouldn’t agree that drunk driving is dangerous driving. But while the vast majority of us accurately view drunk driving as…
Rank this Week: 3970

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 853

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/
  • Feb 26

    Authenticating Evidence In Support of Summary Judgment

    Authenticating Evidence In Support of Summary Judgment
    Authored by Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersFlorida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal recently filed an opinion that emphasizes the importance of properly authenticating evidence in support of a motion for summary judgment.  In…
  • Feb 24

    The Lien Stripping Saga Continues in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case

    The Lien Stripping Saga Continues in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case
    Authored by Michael S. Waskiewicz and Armando Nozzolillo and Michael S. Waskiewicz and Armando Nozzolillo of Rogers TowersIn the latest chapter of “lien stripping,” the Honorable Judge Erik P. Kimball of the Southern District of…
  • Feb 20

    The Equal Credit Opportunity Act: Overview of Damages for Violation

    The Equal Credit Opportunity Act: Overview of Damages for Violation
    Authored by Samantha Alves Orender of Rogers TowersAs previously discussed on this blog, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (the “ECOA”) prohibits creditors from discriminating against credit applicants based on race, religion,…
Rank this Week: 2200

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3412

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Avoid the Rent Monster with a Florida Investment Property

    Avoid the Rent Monster with a Florida Investment Property
    A Florida residential or commercial investment property is a great way to make money while living in or using a property instead of feeding the rent monster. The rent monster eats your rent money every month because instead of turning that…
  • Feb 24

    Florida Will and Florida Estate Planning

    Florida Will and Florida Estate Planning
    There are many times throughout your life when you should update your Last Will and Testament. These include major life changes, such as marriage, divorce, a child being born, a loved one passing away, or a major increase or decrease in the…
  • Feb 19

    DBA or Fictitious Name in Florida

    DBA or Fictitious Name in Florida
    Once you have created your Florida business and registered it with the State, you should consider whether or not there will be another name under which you will operate your business. This is common for restaurants and other retail-type…
Rank this Week: 1041

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: 732

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/
  • Feb 25

    Handling Accusations in the Midst of an Increasing Cybercrime Epidemic

    Handling Accusations in the Midst of an Increasing Cybercrime Epidemic
    Cybercrime presents unique challenges to the legal system, both for alleged offenders and for law enforcement. The laws and regulations regarding certain crimes are often difficult to navigate, especially given the fast pace of web technology…
  • Feb 15

    11 Arrested in 3 Cases of Online Sex Solicitation of Minor

    11 Arrested in 3 Cases of Online Sex Solicitation of Minor
    Three separate cases involving the online solicitation of minors are currently in the court system in Amarillo, Texas, and in Louisa County, Virginia. Undercover police operations in both states were involved in discovering the offenses. A…
  • Feb 10

    Solicitation Charges Against High School Teacher Shock Small Connecticut Town

    Solicitation Charges Against High School Teacher Shock Small Connecticut Town
    If you or someone you love faces charges of soliciting a minor for sex or engaging in cybercrime activity, this heartbreaking case out of Connecticut may resonate with you. A former student has filed a lawsuit against a local high school…
Rank this Week: 513

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southfloridadivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Who Gets the Marital Home in Divorce

    Who Gets the Marital Home in Divorce
    The marital home is often the most important asset that a divorcing couple need to divide. Learn about the different ways couple and courts address this issues from William Wallshein.
  • Feb 23

    Valuing Real Property in Divorce

    Valuing Real Property in Divorce
    The real property, especially the marital home, can be the most challenging piece of property to divide in a marriage. Courts use specific technique to identify marital property and determine its value. Learn more from William Wallshein.
  • Feb 18

    Simplified and Regular Dissolution of Marriage

    Simplified and Regular Dissolution of Marriage
    There are two types of divorce in Florida's under the no fault divorce law. Learn about the different from the South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog.
Rank this Week: 3432

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Vanilla Ice Arrested on Burglary Charges in South Florida

    Vanilla Ice Arrested on Burglary Charges in South Florida
    Vanilla Ice, legally named Robert Van Winkle, was arrested in south Florida and charged with burglary and grand theft after police found items allegedly stolen from a foreclosed home at Van Winkle’s residence. The home of the alleged…
  • Feb 24

    Kurt Busch Accused of Smashing Ex’s Head into Wall

    Kurt Busch Accused of Smashing Ex’s Head into Wall
    Kurt Busch is accused of smashing his ex-girlfriend’s head against his motor home wall Sept. 26 at Dover International Speedway, according to the conclusions of a Kent County (Del.) family court commissioner who granted the…
  • Feb 12

    Teen Accused of Pawing Students Charged with Simple Battery

    Teen Accused of Pawing Students Charged with Simple Battery
    A 17-year-old Leesburg teen, who was expelled from Tavares High School for allegedly inappropriately touching female students, was arrested Friday for doing the same thing, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The teen was…
Rank this Week: 1098

Full Cup of Justice

Full Cup of Justice

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

http://www.floridaaccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    NFL Lawsuit Getting Closer to a Settlement Decision

    NFL Lawsuit Getting Closer to a Settlement Decision
    The lawsuit against the NFL is one step closer to coming to a final settlement between the former players and the League. The federal judge who has been hearing the case has rejected previous settlements, stating that the amount was…
  • Feb 18

    NFL Concussion Settlement Still Not Finalized Per Federal Judge

    NFL Concussion Settlement Still Not Finalized Per Federal Judge
    As was previously discussed on this blog, the NFL’s $765 million settlement was rejected for a third time by the same federal judge for similar reasons. The lawsuit surrounds the ongoing claims by former NFL players who have suffered…
  • Feb 11

    Florida Man Flees Scene After Causing Three-Car Accident

    Florida Man Flees Scene After Causing Three-Car Accident
    Earlier this month, a man was caught hiding in a shed after he caused a three-car accident and then fled the scene. According to a local news report, the accident occurred around the area of Houston Lake Road and the North Perry Bypass. The…
Rank this Week: 3231

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers auto accidents and consumer product recalls. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Sanislo v. Give Kids The World, Inc. – Florida Supreme Court Upholds Liability Waiver

    Sanislo v. Give Kids The World, Inc. – Florida Supreme Court Upholds Liability Waiver
    The Florida Supreme Court has issued a decision that strengthens a defendant’s use of liability waivers in fending off civil litigation. In so doing, the court approved the Fla. 5th District Court of Appeal’s approach and rejected…
  • Feb 22

    Monfore v. Phillips – $1M Medical Liability Verdict Upheld

    Monfore v. Phillips – $1M Medical Liability Verdict Upheld
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has a warning for defendants who are the subject of multi-defendant litigation: “Beware: When a fellow litigant settles on the eve of trial, you can’t bank on the right to claim…
  • Feb 16

    Halvorson v. Sweetwater County – School Injury Case Weighed

    Halvorson v. Sweetwater County – School Injury Case Weighed
    Given that school is where students spend roughly a third of their day, it’s no wonder it is the site of many injuries. School districts can be successfully sued for negligence resulting in child injury, but cases must overcome…
Rank this Week: 3939

Florida Appellate Review

Florida Appellate Review

Features news and analysis of Florida Supreme Court, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and U.S. Supreme Court decisions and developments. By Dan Bushell.

http://www.floridaappellatereview.com/
  • Feb 25

    Florida Appeals Court Forfeiture Decision A Reflection of Changing Attitudes About Cannabis?

    Florida Appeals Court Forfeiture Decision A Reflection of Changing Attitudes About Cannabis?
    There's no denying that public opinion on the dangerousness of cannabis has changed dramatically in recent years. Florida has not taken the steps that some states have taken to legalize cannabis for medical purposes, let alone for general…
  • Feb 23

    Challenge to Blind Trusts Premature, Florida's 1st DCA Rule

    Challenge to Blind Trusts Premature, Florida's 1st DCA Rule
    There's been considerable teeth gnashing about a 2013 Florida law allowing politicians to hold their assets in blind trusts, and withhold from public disclosure specification of the assets held in those trusts. But the debate is only…
  • Nov 6

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Florida Commercial Fishing Cases -- Part 2

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Florida Commercial Fishing Cases -- Part 2
    The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to step in to resolve a long-running dispute between Florida and Georgia. As noted in my previous post, it is the second Florida case on the Supreme Court's docket this term that involves…
Rank this Week: 4457

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1302

Criminal Law Blog & News

Criminal Law Blog & News

Covers Florida criminal law, crime history and weird crime news. By DeThomasis & Buchanan, PA.

http://reasonabledoubt.org/index.php/criminallawblog
Rank this Week: 4790

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 25

    Ellen M. Leibovitch is a 2015 Finalist for Leaders in Law!

    Ellen M. Leibovitch is a 2015 Finalist for Leaders in Law!
    Assouline & Berlowe, P.A. is proud to announce that Boca Raton Partner Ellen M. Leibovitch has been nominated for the 2015 Leaders in Law Award in Labor and Employment Law.  The South Florida Business & Wealth Leaders in Law…
  • Feb 18

    DRONE ON: Will UAV Pilots Fly At Their Own Risk Under New FAA Rules?

    DRONE ON: Will UAV Pilots Fly At Their Own Risk Under New FAA Rules?
    You don’t hear the silent rotors of the 4-armed drone flying above your backyard as you sunbath au natural. The $4k camera, however, records in vivid detail everything you’re doing and streams 1080p video to a videographer in…
  • Feb 11

    Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Proposes Harsh New Mold Rule

    Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Proposes Harsh New Mold Rule
    On Friday, January 23, 2015, Assouline & Berlowe partner, Michael Greene, presented to an assembly of environmental industry professionals jointly organized by Florida Atlantic University, ASHRAE and the Indoor Air Quality Association on…
Rank this Week: 1679

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3430

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers boating safety and laws. By Dwayne Clark and Kristen Watson.

http://lawboat.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    After eyeing other Southeastern ports, Crowley consolidates its Puerto Rico service at Jaxport

    After eyeing other Southeastern ports, Crowley consolidates its Puerto Rico service at Jaxport
    Crowley Maritime Corp. is consolidating its Jacksonville operations, with Crowley Liner Services Inc. relocating its Puerto Rican service from its private terminal to the Jacksonville Port Authority's Talleyrand Marine Terminal. Although John…
  • Nov 19

    Florida Deadly Boating Accident - Maritime Lawyer

    Florida Deadly Boating Accident - Maritime Lawyer
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Florida Fish and Wildlife officials are investigating after a deadly boating accident three miles east of Boca Chita Key Sunday. According to FWC’s Jorge Pino, a 23-foot MAKO capsized when a wave swamped the…
  • Nov 19

    Carnival Cruise Lines hopes keeping you…

    Carnival Cruise Lines hopes keeping you connected to your everyday life will convince you to get away from it all. According to a press release, Carnival plans to install new, higher-speed wireless internet service on its 101 cruise ships to…
Rank this Week: 253

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3270

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Florida Alimony Award too Low to Allow Wife to Maintain Lifestyle Enjoyed During Marriage

    Florida Alimony Award too Low to Allow Wife to Maintain Lifestyle Enjoyed During Marriage
    A Florida trial court's award of alimony to a wife was thrown out recently by the 2d District Court of Appeal for being too low. The appeals court concluded that the trial court's outcome, if put into action, would leave too great a disparity…
  • Feb 18

    Father's Failure to Return Daughter to Florida on Time Allows for Alteration of Parenting Plan

    Father's Failure to Return Daughter to Florida on Time Allows for Alteration of Parenting Plan
    Following time-sharing schedules can sometimes be complicated, especially when timesharing involves a child who is old enough to have a desire to assert her own self-control over where she lives. Even when faced with a child who does not want…
  • Feb 11

    How to Obtain a Custody Modification in Florida

    How to Obtain a Custody Modification in Florida
    The implementation of a parenting plan hopefully represents the culmination of a collaborative process to create an outcome in the best interests of the children involved. Sometimes, though, circumstances change, and those changes may trigger…
Rank this Week: 1778

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Feb 25

    In Argument in Abercrombie & Fitch Case, Court Offers Solutions for Headscarf Issue

    In Argument in Abercrombie & Fitch Case, Court Offers Solutions for Headscarf Issue
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard argument in the religious discrimination case of EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., which made our list as one of our five issues to watch for 2015.  The case arises under Title VII, the…
  • Feb 23

    SOX Clawback Provision Takes Another Bite

    SOX Clawback Provision Takes Another Bite
    Section 304 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 requires the CEO and CFO of an issuer that has restated its financial statements to reimburse the company for any incentive or equity-based compensation, and for the profits on any stock sales of…
  • Feb 18

    Former Venture Capital Partner Gets Her Day (Actually, Month) in Court

    Former Venture Capital Partner Gets Her Day (Actually, Month) in Court
    Silicon Valley is buzzing about the trial in Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers LLP, which got underway on Tuesday.  According to USA Today, a UC-Berkeley professor says that you “can’t be within a stone’s…
Rank this Week: 2870

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 883

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers…

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Lusk, Drasites & Tolisano, PA.

http://www.southwestfloridainjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 3387

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://blog.lipcon.com/
  • Feb 25

    Stranded at Sea: Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer Stuck on Cruise Ship

    Stranded at Sea: Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer Stuck on Cruise Ship
    Our cruise lawyers here at LMAW have been lucky that, being in Miami, FL, we haven’t had much to deal with in the way of bad winter weather. Unfortunately though, there have been several areas across the United States that have…
  • Feb 25

    Top Weather Hazards at Sea: Are Cruise Ships Equipped to Handle Them?

    Top Weather Hazards at Sea: Are Cruise Ships Equipped to Handle Them?
    Cruise passengers are often warned about the risk of crime at some ports of call. Yet, a recent Royal Caribbean cruise delay that left Ohio State coach Urban Meyer and fans stranded at sea draws attention to another hazard cruise passengers…
  • Feb 24

    One Year Later – Death of Cruise Passenger Following ‘Rogue’ Wave Hit Ruled an Accident

    One Year Later – Death of Cruise Passenger Following ‘Rogue’ Wave Hit Ruled an Accident
    Our cruise attorneys here at LMAW have often talked about unexpected disasters that can strike at sea. Despite the fact that many maritime accidents are the result of poor judgment or reckless behavior, including speeding, operator…
Rank this Week: 111

Employee Benefits Law Report

Employee Benefits Law Report

Covers legal developments and trends affecting employee benefits. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employeebenefitslawreport.com
Rank this Week: 4712

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Miami Cruise Injury Lawyers Discuss Cruise Ship Forum Selection

    Miami Cruise Injury Lawyers Discuss Cruise Ship Forum Selection
    It is common for many people to laugh-off the use of "legalese" and the implications that it has for their rights and interests, but forum selection clauses are one thing that people should consider carefully. Many of these provisions exist…
  • Feb 17

    Florida Cruise Injury Attorneys Discuss Cruise Ship Flag

    Florida Cruise Injury Attorneys Discuss Cruise Ship Flag
    At the beginning of a cruise vacation, it is an exciting time where passengers are examining every aspect of the ship in anticipation of a fantastic vacation experience. However, one of the most important things to consider does not occur to…
  • Feb 13

    Miami Cruise Accident Attorneys Discuss Bringing Medical Malpractice Action

    Miami Cruise Accident Attorneys Discuss Bringing Medical Malpractice Action
    Although most cruise passengers experience a wonderful trip without any problems, there also are many people who unfortunately become sick or injured on a cruise ship. The problem with this is that there is no choice about the medical care…
Rank this Week: 1633

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 24

    FLORIDA DABT LOSES - BLUNT WRAPS NOT TAXABLE

    FLORIDA DABT LOSES - BLUNT WRAPS NOT TAXABLE
    For the past few years, I have been writing a number of blogs and articles recently discussing the Department of Business and Professional Regulation here in Florida and its potentially unfair audit tactics. Many of you have seen cigar…
  • Feb 13

    Is Nitrogen & Hydrogen Exempt From Sales and Use Tax In Illinois?

    Is Nitrogen & Hydrogen Exempt From Sales and Use Tax In Illinois?
    Most states attempt to encourage manufacturers to set up a business in their state. Manufacturers typically provide numerous benefits to a state's economy such as job creation. One of the carrots typically used by a state is to offer sales…
  • Feb 10

    Click Through Nexus - Michigan Latest to Enact Click-Through Nexu

    Click Through Nexus - Michigan Latest to Enact Click-Through Nexu
    Although nexus sounds like a terrible disease, it is just a fancy word meaning a connection or link. If a company has enough of a connection or link to a state, then the state can impose its power of the company. With nexus, a state can…
Rank this Week: 2779

Student Loan Law Blog

Student Loan Law Blog

Covers federal student loan debt.

http://www.thefloridastudentloanattorney.com/floridastudentloans/
  • Feb 24

    Pay-As-You-Earn Expansion. Why Should You Care?

    Pay-As-You-Earn Expansion. Why Should You Care?
    Today the U.S. Department of Education began its latest round of negotiated rulemaking to expand the Pay-As-You-Earn repayment plan as a result of President Obama’s 2014 announcement. The negotiations end April. Why should you care? If…
  • Feb 1

    Struggling to Pay Your Student Loans? Thinking About Bankruptcy? Consider Your NONBANKRUPTCY Options Before Filing Your Petition.

    Struggling to Pay Your Student Loans? Thinking About Bankruptcy? Consider Your NONBANKRUPTCY Options Before Filing Your Petition.
      For many, bankruptcy is the best and only way to release the emotional and financial strain of overwhelming debt. Unfortunately, many borrowers who file for bankruptcy will be unable to show a bankruptcy court that their loans cause…
  • Jan 12

    Can My Paycheck Be Garnished Without A State Court Order?

    Can My Paycheck Be Garnished Without A State Court Order?
    This is a question I frequently receive from student loan borrowers who are in default. If the loan in question is a federal student loan — YES!!   Administrative wage garnishments are authorized by the Higher Education Act…
Rank this Week: 3480