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Gallagher & Associates Law…

Gallagher & Associates Law Firm

Covers Florida foreclosure law.

http://gallagherlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4808

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/
  • Aug 20

    Lane v. Ballot - Criminal Acts Can Warrant a Civil Case

    Lane v. Ballot - Criminal Acts Can Warrant a Civil Case
    The criminal and civil justice systems serve inherently different purposes. While the criminal system seeks to penalize a defendant for actions that violate the law, the civil system is designed to offer financial compensation to those who…
  • Aug 12

    Father of Four Killed in Pelican Harbor Boat Crash

    Father of Four Killed in Pelican Harbor Boat Crash
    Throughout summer, boat accidents and tragedies have impacted the lives of victims in the Southern region of Florida and nationwide. Sadly, the majority of boat accidents are preventable, and often caused by negligence, including drunk…
  • Aug 7

    Force v. Am. Family Mut. Ins. - Sorting Which Survivors Are Entitled to Wrongful Death Damage

    Force v. Am. Family Mut. Ins. - Sorting Which Survivors Are Entitled to Wrongful Death Damage
    After the devastating loss of a loved one due to negligence, survivors may conclude a lawsuit seeking damages for wrongful death is in order. One of the first questions that must be answered is who will bring the action. Florida, like many…
Rank this Week: 1759

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Richard Landes.

http://www.jaxfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2632

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Gregory v. Cott - Aggression in Alzheimer Patient

    Gregory v. Cott - Aggression in Alzheimer Patient
    Aggression is an unfortunate but well-known side effect for those suffering from Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. A recent California Supreme Court case of Gregory v. Cott held home health care workers, like those in nursing homes,…
  • Aug 15

    Are House Calls a Safer Alternative to Nursing Homes?

    Are House Calls a Safer Alternative to Nursing Homes?
    Nursing home abuse and neglect is rampant in care facilities throughout Southern Florida. Whether your loved one is already in a home or you are considering finding a home for an elderly relative, the choice can be difficult. For many…
  • Aug 6

    Police: Investigation of Nursing Home Sex Abuse in Florida Blocked

    Police: Investigation of Nursing Home Sex Abuse in Florida Blocked
    When police in Daytona Beach received credible information regarding the alleged sexual abuse of an elderly nursing home resident, authorities sought information directly from facility staff. Detectives expected the nursing home…
Rank this Week: 4081

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/
  • Aug 20

    Fewer Cruise Passengers Sail From Seattle

    Fewer Cruise Passengers Sail From Seattle
    King 5 TV reports that there has been a drop in the number of departures of cruise ship and cruise passengers through Seattle. The video below features the Carnival Miracle which arrived back in Seattle after a cruise to Alaska. 805,000…
  • Aug 19

    Haiti to Charge Royal Caribbean Passengers $2 More to Visit Labadee

    Haiti to Charge Royal Caribbean Passengers $2 More to Visit Labadee
    Haiti-Caribbean News Network reports that Haiti will require Royal Caribbean cruise passenger to pay an extra two dollars to visit the cruise line's "private destination" in Labadee. The extra money, to be paid by the cruise passengers and…
  • Aug 17

    Crew Member Disappears From Independence of the Seas: Why No Mention in the Press or Social Media?

    Crew Member Disappears From Independence of the Seas: Why No Mention in the Press or Social Media?
    A crew member disappeared from Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas earlier in the week. We were first notified of the crew member's disappearance from another crew member who was concerned about the incident. Today we received…
Rank this Week: 68

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
  • Aug 20

    DOL updates missing participant guidance

    DOL updates missing participant guidance
    By Deb Boiarsky On Thursday, the Department of Labor issued a Field Assistance Bulletin updating its prior guidance on locating missing participants. As before, the guidance technically only applies in the context of terminating defined…
  • Aug 11

    Could’ve, would’ve. What should a fiduciary do? Fourth Circuit decision could spell more uncertainty for retirement plan fiduciaries.

    Could’ve, would’ve. What should a fiduciary do? Fourth Circuit decision could spell more uncertainty for retirement plan fiduciaries.
    By Deb Boiarsky Coming on the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dudenhoeffer decision, which eliminated a pro-fiduciary presumption with respect to company stock holdings in qualified retirement plans, the 4th Circuit issued a…
  • Jul 22

    The Obamacare see-saw — an opposing decision on subsidie

    The Obamacare see-saw — an opposing decision on subsidie
    By Rich McHugh Some days are just more fun that others! Just hours after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Halbig v. Burwell, which held that tax subsidies made available under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”)…
Rank this Week: 4116

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/
  • Aug 20

    Chris Kattan Gets Probation for Drugged-Driving DUI

    Chris Kattan Gets Probation for Drugged-Driving DUI
    Former Saturday Night Live funnyman Chris Kattan received his sentence six months after he was arrested on suspicion of a DUI. The 43-year-old comedian is required to pay a $500 fine, attend a three-month alcohol program, 104 Narcotics…
  • Aug 18

    Pasco Sheriff’s Uncover Seven Marijuana Grow Houses in New Port Richey

    Pasco Sheriff’s Uncover Seven Marijuana Grow Houses in New Port Richey
    Investigators claim they discovered hundreds of thousands of dollars in marijuana from seven grow houses in Pasco County after they stopped by to check out claims of electric theft. According to reports, the Pasco County Sheriff’s…
  • Aug 13

    ACLU Leader Asks for Federal Review of Polk County Sex Sting

    ACLU Leader Asks for Federal Review of Polk County Sex Sting
    The local chair of American Civil Liberties Union is calling for a federal review of Central Florida’s Internet Crimes Against Children task force. Ret. Army Col. Mike Pheneger, the chair of the Greater Tampa Chapter of the ACLU, said…
Rank this Week: 736

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Justin Bieber Escapes Jail Time in DUI Case

    Justin Bieber Escapes Jail Time in DUI Case
    Pop star Justin Bieber has agreed to a plea deal following a DUI arrest in Miami, Florida earlier this year, which will not include serving any jail time. In exchange for pleading guilty to careless driving and resisting arrest, the state…
  • Aug 14

    ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Campaign Starts August 15

    ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Campaign Starts August 15
    Labor Day weekend is just around the corner. For many people, that means an extra day off work, backyard and beach barbecues, visiting with friends and family and the unofficial end of summer. However, with the good comes the bad and…
  • Aug 7

    Phoenix Suns P.J. Tucker Receives 3 days in Jail for ‘Super Extreme DUI’

    Phoenix Suns P.J. Tucker Receives 3 days in Jail for ‘Super Extreme DUI’
    Phoenix Suns wing P.J. Tucker was sentenced to three days in jail as well as 11 days of home detention Monday for a “super extreme” DUI charge dating back to May of this year. Tucker pleaded guilty to the charges after police…
Rank this Week: 1035

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 20

    So You've Violated Your Federal Supervised Release... What now?

    So You've Violated Your Federal Supervised Release... What now?
    Just about every Federal felony carries behind a term of incarceration a period where one is on a probation like status called supervised release. For all intents and purposes supervised release is just like probation in that you will be…
  • Jun 19

    Florida Man Faces Aggravated Assault For Throwing Gasoline On Wife. Tells Police It Was A Joke.

    Florida Man Faces Aggravated Assault For Throwing Gasoline On Wife. Tells Police It Was A Joke.
    Sunrise, Florida man, Khemraj Samlall told law enforcement he was only joking when he allegedly attempted to ignite gasoline that he "accidentally" spilled on his wife and her bed earlier this week. As a result of this claimed joke, Mr.…
  • Jun 16

    Tampa Bay Man Found Guilty of Federal Terrorism Related Charge

    Tampa Bay Man Found Guilty of Federal Terrorism Related Charge
    Kosovo born and now Tampa Bay area resident Sami Osmakac was found guilty last week of the federal crime of attempting to use weapons of mass destruction and knowingly possessing a firearm not registered to him in the National Firearms and…
Rank this Week: 1781

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Branson v. Rodriguez-Linares - Domestic Violence Injunction for Cyberstalking

    Branson v. Rodriguez-Linares - Domestic Violence Injunction for Cyberstalking
    A domestic violence injunction is intended in Florida as a means of protecting individuals from harm by those who have previously shown aggression or other dangerous tendencies. Most often, people think of injunctions or restraining orders…
  • Aug 15

    Parker v. State - Florida Drug Conviction Overturned Due to Improperly-Admitted Gun Evidence

    Parker v. State - Florida Drug Conviction Overturned Due to Improperly-Admitted Gun Evidence
    A defendant convicted of multiple drug charges in Fort Lauderdale has had that conviction reversed, and the case remanded for retrial, on the grounds that prejudicial evidence was admitted into in error. Further, Florida's Fourth District…
  • Aug 5

    Villalobos v. State - Florida DUI Manslaughter Conviction Reversed

    Villalobos v. State - Florida DUI Manslaughter Conviction Reversed
    In a case in which a traffic death is alleged to have been caused by a drunk driver, it's imperative for the accused to secure an experienced attorney dedicated to relevant challenges at every phase in the process. One of the most important…
Rank this Week: 1837

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: 1416

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury claims. By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Pool Owners, Manufacturers, Could be Liable for Injurie

    Pool Owners, Manufacturers, Could be Liable for Injurie
    Summer in Florida is prime time for pool fun. However, our Daytona pool injury lawyers recognize the potential for danger is great, particularly where children are concerned. Recently, the family of a 7-year-old Florida boy electrocuted in…
  • Aug 12

    Child Drownings in Florida Persist Through Summer

    Child Drownings in Florida Persist Through Summer
    Tragedy has gripped a family in northern Florida after the drowning death of a 4-year-old girl in the family's pool occurred at a gathering where 19 people were present. Authorities believe the child slipped away and was reaching for an…
  • Aug 8

    Wrongful Deaths in Police Custody Warrant Accountability, Compensation

    Wrongful Deaths in Police Custody Warrant Accountability, Compensation
    There is no question law enforcers and corrections officers have a difficult job, constantly balancing concerns of public safety with the rights of the accused. However, our Daytona Beach wrongful death lawyers have noted a number of recent…
Rank this Week: 1306

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Brouwer v. Sisters of Charity – Common Knowledge Exception in Medical Malpractice Litigation

    Brouwer v. Sisters of Charity – Common Knowledge Exception in Medical Malpractice Litigation
    The vast majority of Florida medical malpractice cases require early investment in an expert witness who can substantiate assertions that the defendant health care provider breached the acceptable standard of care for his or her field of…
  • Aug 18

    Carman v. Tinkes – Cause of Crash Critical to Damage Recovery

    Carman v. Tinkes – Cause of Crash Critical to Damage Recovery
    In recovering damages for injuries or deaths resulting from an auto accident, details regarding the cause of the crash are going to be critical to determining not only the eligible amount of financial compensation, but whether it can be…
  • Aug 18

    Stratton v. Wallace – Graves Defense in Fatal Crash Case Rejected

    Stratton v. Wallace – Graves Defense in Fatal Crash Case Rejected
    There is a provision of federal law that bars a claim of vicarious liability against rental car companies in cases where a customer/driver negligently causes a traffic crash resulting in injury or death. The so-called “Graves…
Rank this Week: 749

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida family law. By A. James Mullaney.

http://familylawjax.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    What to do when DNA proves you are NOT the father and you are paying child support

    What to do when DNA proves you are NOT the father and you are paying child support
    A recent headline from England caught my attention: Man can't get refund on £31,000 child support payments despite DNA proving he's NOT fatherIn the story, a man is seeking a refund from the government of the child support he paid for a…
  • Aug 4

    More to being in Contempt than not Paying

    More to being in Contempt than not Paying
    There is more to being in civil contempt than simply not paying your support obligations (child support or alimony).First, the Court must find that there is a valid order for support that has been unpaid. This is usually the easy part of the…
  • Aug 1

    Alimony calculation

    Alimony calculation
    In Florida, there is no formula for the calculation of alimony like there is for child support. While different judges can come up with different alimony awards, there are some boundaries. For instance, when awarding alimony to a Wife, the…
Rank this Week: 1694

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    How to Prepare Proof for a Wrongful Termination Suit

    How to Prepare Proof for a Wrongful Termination Suit
    When you’ve been fired or think you might be terminated from your job for reasons you believe are improper, you need to take action to protect your rights. While consulting with an attorney is important, there are a few wrongful…
  • Aug 19

    What Drivers Should Know About Ghost Bike Memorials in South Florida

    What Drivers Should Know About Ghost Bike Memorials in South Florida
    When a fatal car crash occurs, a white cross is often left at the side of the road as a memorial for the deceased driver. Likewise, when a fatal bike crash takes place, a white painted bicycle is often placed at the crash site to represent…
  • Aug 15

    How to Understand Your Ft Lauderdale Truck Accident

    How to Understand Your Ft Lauderdale Truck Accident
    Car accidents between two or more passenger vehicles can be catastrophic, but collisions that involve commercial trucks can be devastating when someone is hurt. Due to a truck’s greater weight, the injuries are far more severe,…
Rank this Week: 172

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

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

http://thehealthlawfirmblog.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 20

    Cyber Attack at Community Health Systems Affects 4.5 Million Patients-Could This be a New Trend?

    Cyber Attack at Community Health Systems Affects 4.5 Million Patients-Could This be a New Trend?
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar  in Health Law On August 18, 2014, Community Health Systems, a Tennessee-based hospital chain that has 206 hospitals in 29 states, announced that its…
  • Aug 14

    Watch Out for Legal Pitfalls Associated with Telemedicine

    Watch Out for Legal Pitfalls Associated with Telemedicine
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm With all the new technologies, mobile medical applications, expansion of access to health care under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the emphasis on quality care, telemedicine is at the…
  • Aug 7

    The RACs, They’re Back! The Return of Medicare Recovery Audit

    The RACs, They’re Back! The Return of Medicare Recovery Audit
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law All good things must come to an end. This includes the two-month hiatus from Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) that healthcare professionals…
Rank this Week: 2423

Lakeland Florida Injury Lawyer…

Lakeland Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida injury law. By Rivas Law Group, LLC.

http://www.rivaslawgroup.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer Looks at 8 Symptoms of a TBI

    Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer Looks at 8 Symptoms of a TBI
    Tweet Every year, 1.5 million Americans experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI), ranging from mild concussions to more serious damage that results in death. These injuries occur due to some kind of external force, such as a bike rider…
  • Aug 13

    Negligent Security: When Is the Property Owner Liable?

    Negligent Security: When Is the Property Owner Liable?
    Tweet Sometimes an accident or crime that occurs on another person’s property is more than just “bad luck.” When you are invited onto another person’s property, either explicitly or implicitly (as in the case of a…
  • Aug 6

    Motorcycle Attorney Urges Riders to Watch Out for Left Turn

    Motorcycle Attorney Urges Riders to Watch Out for Left Turn
    Tweet Whether you’re driving a car or riding a motorcycle, you should already know that when you’re making an unprotected left turn (a left turn on a green light without an arrow, or a left turn on a street without ……
Rank this Week: 1473

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Motorcycle Helmets Save Lives During Left Turn Motorcycle Accident

    Motorcycle Helmets Save Lives During Left Turn Motorcycle Accident
    Many of our Miami motorcycle accident attorneys ride for pleasure or to commute, so we know that left turn motorcycle accidents are particularly common. Motorcycle crashes involving a left turn usually involve a car executing a turn across…
  • Aug 14

    Anatomy of a Left Turn Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit in Florida

    Anatomy of a Left Turn Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit in Florida
    While some riders might think that all personal injury attorneys are equally qualified to handle a left turn motorcycle accident, the most effective motorcycle collision claims are presented by attorneys who have experience with two-wheeled…
  • Aug 6

    Fatal Florida Motorcycle Accidents: Substance Impaired Drivers Pose a Serious Danger to Rider

    Fatal Florida Motorcycle Accidents: Substance Impaired Drivers Pose a Serious Danger to Rider
    Drivers impaired by an intoxicating substance like drugs or alcohol pose a serious accident risk to everyone else on the road. However, motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable to being injured or killed in a collision caused by a drunk…
Rank this Week: 1417

South Florida Estate Planning Law

South Florida Estate Planning Law

Covers South Florida estate planning, probate and tax law issues. By David Shulman.

http://www.sofloridaestateplanning.com/
  • Aug 19

    Gizmodo Gets Everything About the Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act Wrong

    Gizmodo Gets Everything About the Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act Wrong
    As I’ve written recently, the Uniform Law Commission approved the Uniform Fidicuary Access to Digital Assets Act. The act can be found on the Committee’s website, along with supplmenetal material, such as prior drafts, comments,…
  • Aug 3

    I am now Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts, and Estate

    I am now Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts, and Estate
    Forgive me if you will, a bragging post. As of August 1, I am Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts, and Estates. Most of what is below comes from the Florida Bar website and materials. Board certification recognizes…
  • Jul 17

    Uniform Law Commission Approves Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act

    Uniform Law Commission Approves Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
    I’ve written before about finding and having access to your “digital assets” and online accounts after death. Well there is a development that will hopefully make this process a bit easier. The Uniform Law…
Rank this Week: 1178

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    Racism Concerns Stunt Domestic Adoption

    Racism Concerns Stunt Domestic Adoption
    Florida’s international adoption rates are on the upswing. While it’s welcome news for adoptive parents in Canada, the uptick is more worrisome in America. According to adoption officials, Floridian mothers – citing very…
  • Aug 9

    Florida Woman Fighting Same Sex Ban for Preventing Her Divorce

    Florida Woman Fighting Same Sex Ban for Preventing Her Divorce
    Marriage rights for homosexuals have been a hot topic for a number of years now. Florida, which fairly easily passed a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage back in 2008, has been dragged back into the fight by one Florida woman, but…
  • Aug 3

    Paying Child Support for a Grandchild?

    Paying Child Support for a Grandchild?
    A Florida grandmother recently found herself on the hook for thousands of dollars in child support, for a child that is not hers. Avon Park resident Vickie Holsey started having issues in July 2013, when a court order required her to pay…
Rank this Week: 3821

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    FIVE THINGS TO DO WHEN YOU SEE POLICE MISCONDUCT IN FLORIDA

    FIVE THINGS TO DO WHEN YOU SEE POLICE MISCONDUCT IN FLORIDA
    If that noise in the cellar is just another officer drinking some of your best wine, then maybe it's time to consider some aspects of officer misconduct. In Florida we don't have many wine cellars at least not located under…
  • Aug 16

    Why American Law Enforcement Wages War Against U

    Why American Law Enforcement Wages War Against U
    The current crisis of police violence, gamesmanship and civil rights violations in Ferguson, Missouri - of all places - brings to light the guiding militaristic 'win at all costs' operational guidepost of American law enforcement.…
  • Aug 11

    Federal Judge Arrested For Second Domestic Battery Should Resign Or Be Impeached

    Federal Judge Arrested For Second Domestic Battery Should Resign Or Be Impeached
    A federal judge on vacation was released on bail after being represented by the public defender's office at his initial appearance for domestic battery this weekend. Beyond the fact that any judge - particularly a federal judge - should have…
Rank this Week: 1712

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
Rank this Week: 947

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

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

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Foreign Investors Still Stimulating Miami’s Real Estate Boom

    Foreign Investors Still Stimulating Miami’s Real Estate Boom
    Miami, once the poster child for the recent housing bubble and subsequent crash, now has the strongest housing market in the U.S. and is one of the exclusive high-end real estate “export” economies in the world. This remarkable…
  • Aug 15

    The Port of Miami Tunnel is Open!

    The Port of Miami Tunnel is Open!
    The Port of Miami Tunnel’s opening on Sunday, August 3, 2014 marked a rousing day for Miami. Not just because police cruiser sirens, motorcyclists and tractor trailers inaugurated new, underwater lanes for thousands of vehicles to soon…
  • Aug 13

    Use of Phased Permits on the Rise

    Use of Phased Permits on the Rise
    As cranes tower over Miami in the post-recession development upswing, developers are once again using phased permits to expedite construction while awaiting approval for building permits. Section 105.13 of the Florida Building Code authorizes…
Rank this Week: 1427

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Aug 19

    One Killed, Two Seriously Injured in Single-Vehicle Collision Near Inverne

    One Killed, Two Seriously Injured in Single-Vehicle Collision Near Inverne
    A 29-year-old woman was killed late Thursday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash just south of Inverness. The crash occurred at 5:05 p.m. on Pleasant Grove Road, just north of the intersection with Hillsdale Lane. The driver of a 1989 Honda…
  • Aug 14

    Truck Crashes into Back of School Bus in Homosassa

    Truck Crashes into Back of School Bus in Homosassa
    One Citrus County student was taken to a local hospital for observation Friday morning after a truck rammed into the back of a school bus. According to the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, a truck crashed into the back of the bus on…
  • Aug 5

    Citrus Teen Dies in Drowning Accident Off Coast of Hernando County

    Citrus Teen Dies in Drowning Accident Off Coast of Hernando County
    A Citrus County teenager drowned last week while diving with friends off the Hernando County coast. According to investigators, the teen and his friends were about 17 miles off the coast when he dove in the water and never came back up for…
Rank this Week: 3716

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Motorcyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in St. Pete Crash

    Motorcyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in St. Pete Crash
    A 54-year-old motorcyclist was seriously injured on Sunday evening after an intersection collision on St. Pete Beach. According to reports, a 54-year-old motorcyclist from Kenneth City was driving a 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle west on…
  • Aug 11

    Man Struck by Truck and Killed in Tampa Intersection

    Man Struck by Truck and Killed in Tampa Intersection
    A man was killed early Monday after he walked into the path of an oncoming pickup truck in Tampa, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The man was struck along 50th Street just north of Palm River Road at 4:27 a.m. Troopers believe a…
  • Aug 4

    Adult, Baby Killed in I-4 Minivan Crash in Tampa

    Adult, Baby Killed in I-4 Minivan Crash in Tampa
    An adult and an infant were killed and two children were critically injured after a minivan travelling on Interstate 4 exited the roadway and crashed. A 2008 Hyundai Entourage was heading west on the highway, west of County Road 579, around…
Rank this Week: 2941

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/
Rank this Week: 403

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/
  • Aug 19

    Cyclist Struck and Killed by Garbage Truck

    Cyclist Struck and Killed by Garbage Truck
    A bicyclist was killed Wednesday after being hit by a garbage truck, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. Officials with Palm Beach County Fire Rescue believe the crash happened at around 9:50 a.m. near Old Boynton Beach Road and…
  • Aug 12

    DirecTV Sued by Texas Family Over Sex Offender Who Came Into Their Home: What Would Happen in the State of Florida?

    DirecTV Sued by Texas Family Over Sex Offender Who Came Into Their Home: What Would Happen in the State of Florida?
    A Dallas family has filed a lawsuit against satellite television provider DirecTV following an incident where a man making a service call at their home was found to be a registered sex offender who took photos of their 12-year-old daughter.…
  • Aug 7

    Johnson & Johnson Pulls Laparoscopic Power Morcellators from Market

    Johnson & Johnson Pulls Laparoscopic Power Morcellators from Market
    Johnson & Johnson is asking doctors to return its laparoscopic power morcellators, due to the fact that these controversial surgical devices may have inadvertently spread cancer in women being treated for uterine growths called fibroids.…
Rank this Week: 1198

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

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

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 427

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Aug 19

    Do You Have a Claim for Tortious Interference With an Expected Inheritance?

    Do You Have a Claim for Tortious Interference With an Expected Inheritance?
    Tortious interference with an expected inheritance occurs when someone intentionally prevents, through fraud, duress, or other tortious means, another person from receiving an inheritance or gift that other person otherwise would have…
  • Aug 12

    Do Not Forget Your Digital Assets in the Cloud

    Do Not Forget Your Digital Assets in the Cloud
    When you think of your “assets,” what are the first things that come to mind? Likely, your tangible assets: your home, car, cash, furniture, documents, clothes, etc. Not surprisingly, people often forget or do not realize that…
  • Jul 25

    Giving Art

    Giving Art
    Hippocrates wrote, “vita brevis, ars longa.” Translated, this means “life is short, art is long.” It is a common reference to how time limits life and how art may prolong those limits. In an article that explores…
Rank this Week: 1621

The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

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

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • Aug 19

    The Ultimate Road Project [INFOGRAPHIC]

    The Ultimate Road Project [INFOGRAPHIC]
    Infrastructure spending is on the increase in the United States, and Florida is not being left behind. Expected to start at the end of this year, this major road project entails 21 miles of construction, reconstructing I-4 from West of…
  • Aug 12

    Notice to owner not required

    Notice to owner not required
    Knowledgeable contractors are aware that they must file a Notice to Owner before they can ever file a Claim of Lien on those jobs where they don’t have a direct contractual relationship with the owner. But what if the owner transfers…
  • Aug 5

    Arbitration award commotion

    Arbitration award commotion
    It has always been possible to argue (albeit with difficulty and often with little success) that an arbitration award should be vacated because it manifestly disregards the law. However, lately, more and more construction lawyers are relying…
Rank this Week: 2440

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/
  • Aug 19

    Miami Judge Declares Florida’s Workers’ Compensation Laws Unconstitutional

    Miami Judge Declares Florida’s Workers’ Compensation Laws Unconstitutional
    In a bold decision, Miami Dade’s Judge Cueto struck down Florida’s Workers’ Compensation statute as unconstitutional. The ruling is considered a victory for injured workers. The History of Workers’ Compensation Before…
  • Aug 12

    The Confusing Laws for Victims With Only Emotional or Mental Damage

    The Confusing Laws for Victims With Only Emotional or Mental Damage
    Victims of injuries very often suffer not only physical injuries, but emotional ones as well. Anxiety, fear, post traumatic stress disorder, and any number of mental ailments are natural consequences of injury, and damages for these injuries…
  • Aug 7

    Suing the State Can Be an Uphill Battle

    Suing the State Can Be an Uphill Battle
    If you are injured by an agency of the state or city government, or any public entity, you are entitled to recover damages for your injuries. Governments, just like private companies, can be sued for negligence. However, government entities…
Rank this Week: 2738

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

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

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    Covidien and C.R. Bard Could Be Moving Toward Mesh Settlement

    Covidien and C.R. Bard Could Be Moving Toward Mesh Settlement
    Covidien is not one of the large names associated with pelvic mesh lawsuits.  There are 65,000 product liability lawsuits consolidated in a federal court in West Virginia filed by women alleging life-altering complications from…
  • Aug 18

    Popular Acne Medications Can Cause Serious Allergic Reaction

    Popular Acne Medications Can Cause Serious Allergic Reaction
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers that some popular over-the-counter acne medications may cause serious allergic reactions that can limit breathing and cause swelling of the face. The exact ingredients causing the…
  • Aug 14

    DePuy Pinnacle Litigation Update

    DePuy Pinnacle Litigation Update
    The coordinated litigation over Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants pending before Judge Kinkeade is also known as MDL No. 2244.  The MDL was established in May of 2011.  Since then, more than 60 million pages of documents have…
Rank this Week: 1421

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/
  • Aug 19

    When Restaurants Serve Up More than Food: The Dangers of Dining Out

    When Restaurants Serve Up More than Food: The Dangers of Dining Out
    When we dine out, we expect to enjoy good food, a pleasant atmosphere, and good service. Unfortunately, each year diners in Miami and other cities are served up a lot more than just some comfort food. Each year, customers are seriously…
  • Aug 15

    Shift Work Can Lead to Work Injury in Tamarac and Other Injurie

    Shift Work Can Lead to Work Injury in Tamarac and Other Injurie
    Workplace injury in Tamarac and other communities is a serious concern for all workers. While we expect some workers – such as construction workers – to face higher risks because of the nature of their jobs, some studies suggest…
  • Aug 13

    Avoiding Back-to-School Child Injurie

    Avoiding Back-to-School Child Injurie
    While schools work hard to provide a safe environment for students, accidents and injuries do happen at schools. Child injury in Hollywood and other Florida communities can especially be a risk during the first few weeks of the new year.…
Rank this Week: 2877

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/
  • Aug 19

    Servicer’s Error Leads to $16 Million Award

    Servicer’s Error Leads to $16 Million Award
    Kate Berry reported in American Banker and SourceMedia’s National Mortgage News on how a $616 servicing error snowballed into a $16 million jury verdict. It was reported that a jury last month awarded $514,000 in…
  • Jul 23

    Citigroup Settles with DOJ for $7 Billion

    Citigroup Settles with DOJ for $7 Billion
    Citigroup announced last week that it will pay $7 billion to end an investigation by the U.S Department of Justice into misconduct related to its mortgage securitization practices.  The blockbuster settlement came days before DOJ lawyers…
  • Jul 22

    Buyback and Indemnifications: The New Danger

    Buyback and Indemnifications: The New Danger
    On Thursday, July 31, I will be speaking as part of a panel of business professionals during a live webinar about the continuing repurchase and indemnification risk surrounding mortgage buybacks. This panel will assist mortgage professionals…
Rank this Week: 1008

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4574

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    When Can Police Officers in Florida Use Deadly Force?

    When Can Police Officers in Florida Use Deadly Force?
    With the events in Ferguson, Missouri all over the news, there is a lot of information, and a lot of misinformation, about when a police officer can use deadly force against a person. By deadly force, at least in Florida, we mean force that…
  • Aug 15

    Police in Florida Cannot Always Search a Suspect's Cell Phone During a Valid Arrest

    Police in Florida Cannot Always Search a Suspect's Cell Phone During a Valid Arrest
    In Florida, it is a general practice among police officers to search a person after that person has been lawfully arrested. While most searches require consent of the person being searched or a valid search warrant, one exception is the…
  • Aug 12

    In Suspected Florida Pill Mill Case, How Does the Court Deal With Confidential Patient Records?

    In Suspected Florida Pill Mill Case, How Does the Court Deal With Confidential Patient Records?
    Over the last several years, local, state and federal law enforcement agencies have focused on shutting down what they call "pill mills" and arresting and prosecuting many people involved with these alleged pill mills from office staff to…
Rank this Week: 1219

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

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

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Aug 18

    Eighth Amendment: Banning Cruel and Unusual Punishment

    Eighth Amendment: Banning Cruel and Unusual Punishment
    The Eighth Amendment to the US Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights.  Along with the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendments it recognizes procedural rights for persons accused of crimes.  The purpose of these procedural rights is…
  • Aug 14

    The Seventh Amendment: Right to a Jury in Federal Civil Trial

    The Seventh Amendment: Right to a Jury in Federal Civil Trial
    The Founding Fathers had a healthy fear of government power. They relied upon citizen juries to check that power. The 7th Amendment demonstrates this. John Adams described the place of the jury in the system of government: “As the…
  • Aug 10

    21st Amendment Repeals 18th and Prohibition: Restriction on Liberty Fail

    21st Amendment Repeals 18th and Prohibition: Restriction on Liberty Fail
    The only constitutional amendment ever repealed was the 18th which had ushered in Prohibition. The 18th Amendment was also the only amendment to restrict individual liberty rather than restrict government power.1 As the only such…
Rank this Week: 2621

Stock Attorneys Blog

Stock Attorneys Blog

Covers FINRA arbitration, securities litigation, and stockbroker misconduct. By Blum Law Group.

http://www.stockattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    LPL Financial Fraught with Allegations of Supervisory Failure

    LPL Financial Fraught with Allegations of Supervisory Failure
    Advisor Independence Achilles Heel for Gigantic Investment Organization LPL Financial is one of the nation’s largest broker/dealer investment firms, yet it is not an investment firm in the traditional sense. Whereas most investment…
  • Aug 12

    Total Wealth Management Sanctions Kickback

    Total Wealth Management Sanctions Kickback
    Top Executives Foster Flagrant Fraud Practices It goes without saying that there is a lot of money to be made in the investment industry. Even when investment firms and advisors follow the rules that govern the industry, they stand to earn…
  • Aug 4

    U.S. Attorney’s Office Files Parallel Action in Response to Previous CFTC Fraud Charge

    U.S. Attorney’s Office Files Parallel Action in Response to Previous CFTC Fraud Charge
    The types of investments that one can invest in are nearly as diverse as the brokers who trade them and the investors who invest in them. One such investment practice is commodity futures pools. This type of investment is a private…
Rank this Week: 1159

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Aug 18

    Keep Your Kids Safe during the Back-to-School Season

    Keep Your Kids Safe during the Back-to-School Season
      As summer winds down and kids begin heading back to school, many parents are likely breathing a sigh of relief. After all, summertime requires lots of supervision, and there are plenty of seasonal hazards, ranging from backyard…
  • Aug 5

    Why You Can’t Multitask and Drive Safely

    Why You Can’t Multitask and Drive Safely
    We’ve all seen people trying to multitask behind the wheel, whether they’re eating their breakfast, fiddling with the radio, or talking on their cell phone. You may even have engaged in some of these activities yourself, believing…
  • Aug 2

    Motorcycle Riders: Watch Out for Rear-End Accident

    Motorcycle Riders: Watch Out for Rear-End Accident
    You’re riding your motorcycle and you’ve stopped at a red light or stop sign as you’re legally required to do. A second later, a car plows into you from behind, sending you flying off your bike and potentially causing…
Rank this Week: 2875

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 18

    The Clock is Ticking on Your Personal Injury Case

    The Clock is Ticking on Your Personal Injury Case
    They say that time waits for no one. As our personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know, neither does justice. Let’s clarify that: if you’ve been injured due to the wrongdoing of another, you only…
  • Aug 13

    Responsibility for Injuries at Sporting Event

    Responsibility for Injuries at Sporting Event
    Sports are competitive by nature – there’s no doubt about that. To be sure, competition makes the game more exciting for the fans and the players. But when team rivalries fuel violent incidents off the field, court or ice, all…
  • Aug 11

    411: How Your Case Will Proceed

    411: How Your Case Will Proceed
    Following a traumatic incident such as a car accident, many individuals who have sustained personal injuries face the daunting prospect of the unknown. How will I pay for my car repairs? What about my medical bills? How will I make…
Rank this Week: 2152

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

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

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Aug 18

    Bob Lamm joins The Securities Edge (and returns to Gunster)

    Bob Lamm joins The Securities Edge (and returns to Gunster)
    Posted By: David C. Scileppi The Securities Edge is excited to announce a new blogger to the fold: Bob Lamm!  After a 12-year “hiatus”, Bob has rejoined Gunster.   Bob is widely considered a national…
  • Aug 17

    Trying to save its own neck? ISS works to assure “data integrity”

    Trying to save its own neck? ISS works to assure “data integrity”
    Posted By: David C. Scileppi On Thursday, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) announced the launch of a new data verification portal to be used for equity-based compensation plans that U.S. companies submit for approval by their…
  • Jul 30

    Delaware vs Florida: Where should you incorporate?

    Delaware vs Florida: Where should you incorporate?
    Posted By: Gustav L. Schmidt There is an attraction for companies to incorporate in Delaware, likely due to the abundance of well-known publicly traded corporations that have chosen to incorporate there. However, it is not necessarily true…
Rank this Week: 1524

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/
  • Aug 18

    Fatal Fort Myers Hit-and-Run Leads to Arrest

    Fatal Fort Myers Hit-and-Run Leads to Arrest
    Fort Myers police report a 23-year-old pedestrian was killed after being struck by a hit-and-run driver outside a local club. The 21-year-old driver was caught soon after the crash by police after a witness followed him home and contacted…
  • Aug 16

    Florida Courts Deny Automatic Forfeiture of Coverage for Medical Exam Refusal

    Florida Courts Deny Automatic Forfeiture of Coverage for Medical Exam Refusal
    Anytime an insurance claim is made for injuries relating to a motor vehicle crash, you can bet the insurer is going to question both the nature and extend of any injuries. The primary way this is done is through compulsory medical exam.…
  • Aug 12

    Otero v. Gomez - Florida Bicycle Accident Lawsuit Remanded

    Otero v. Gomez - Florida Bicycle Accident Lawsuit Remanded
    Florida's 3rd District Court of Appeal recently reversed an earlier judgment by a trial court that prevented a bicycle accident victim from proceeding with his case against a property owner. In Otero v. Gomez, the appellate court found the…
Rank this Week: 1904

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Back to School Tips: Slow Down!

    Back to School Tips: Slow Down!
    While the delightful smell of barbecued hamburgers and hot dogs still sifts through the air on weekends and plenty of people are still flocking to the beaches, it won’t be too long before everyone starts making way for pumpkin picking…
  • Aug 12

    We all mourn the death of Robin William

    We all mourn the death of Robin William
    We all mourn the death of Robin WilliamsWritten By Jason NeufeldRobin Williams was a genius stand-up comedian, which translated into some of the most memorable roles in film history (Aladdin, Mrs. Doubtfire, the Birdcage). But, as a Juliard…
  • Aug 11

    Help! My Pharmacy gave me the Wrong Prescription

    Help! My Pharmacy gave me the Wrong Prescription
    Every year, more than a million individuals are injured as a result of prescription mistakes. A small number of people even know of the physical risk associated in filling their prescriptions and possible consequences involved due to pharmacy…
Rank this Week: 1660

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    FLORIDA FORECLOSURE: THE SITUATION REMAINS DIRE

    FLORIDA FORECLOSURE: THE SITUATION REMAINS DIRE
    While foreclosure activity is down across the country, including Florida, Florida still leads the nation in foreclosures. As Wallst.com recently published, one in 469 housing units is in foreclosure across Florida. If you are facing…
  • Aug 6

    THE SECOND FORECLOSURE NIGHTMARE IS HERE

    THE SECOND FORECLOSURE NIGHTMARE IS HERE
    Many homeowners who lost their homes to foreclosure years ago may be wondering if they are living another nightmare. As the Palm Beach Post reported, Texas Debt Buyer Dyck O'Neal is now suing many former homeowners. Dyck O'Neal has filed…
  • Jul 30

    CAN MY SPOUSE TAKE MY INHERITANCE IN THE DIVORCE?

    CAN MY SPOUSE TAKE MY INHERITANCE IN THE DIVORCE?
    It depends. In the Sorgen case the Florida 4th District Court of Appeal tackled this issue. In this case, prior to the marriage, the wife had inherited a home with her sisters. Subsequent to the marriage, she bought her sisters out and…
Rank this Week: 3831

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/
  • Aug 18

    Suspect Identified in Florida Hit-and-Run Crash

    Suspect Identified in Florida Hit-and-Run Crash
    Leesburg police are looking for the suspect in a June hit-and-run collision that left a 17-year-old girl seriously injured. An arrest warrant has been issued for a 25-year-old Kasson Kwame Ford. According to authorities, Ford was driving a…
  • Aug 11

    Sanford Man Victim of Single Car Accident

    Sanford Man Victim of Single Car Accident
    A Sanford man was pronounced dead upon arrival at Central Florida Regional Hospital after losing control of his vehicle on Celery Avenue and hitting two trees. It is unclear at this point if the death was related to injuries sustained in the…
  • Aug 11

    Kissimmee Crash Injures 4, Kills Kissimmee Man

    Kissimmee Crash Injures 4, Kills Kissimmee Man
    An early morning accident near the intersection of Indian Point Boulevard and Poinciana Boulevard has claimed the life of one Kissimmee man and sent four others to the hospital. According to authorities, a northbound car driven by the…
Rank this Week: 2558