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Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers federal and Florida employment, discrimination and sexual harassment law, news and cases. By Matthew Seth Sarelson.

http://www.floridaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.
    The National Labor Relations Board ruled that full-scholarship student athletes who play football for Northwestern University are “employees” under the National Labor Relations Act, and thus have the right to for a union and…
  • Aug 13

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say
    As anyone running for a political office right now will tell you, the number one crisis facing the nation today is unemployment. According to the Huffington Post, more than five million Americans have been between jobs for at least six…
  • Aug 10

    How to File a Sex Discrimination Complaint

    How to File a Sex Discrimination Complaint
    If you think you are a victim of gender discrimination in the workplace, you can file a workplace discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Depending on your position, you may need to file one of two…
Rank this Week: 887

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

Covers Insurance Law. By the Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.A.

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider
    Our Palm Beach insurance claim attorneys noticed a recent interesting insurance law case. The suit, Hull & Co. v. Superior Court, involves "stranger liability," in other words whether a victim can sue the insurance broker who provided…
  • May 1

    What Happens When Your Long-Term Care Claim is Denied?

    What Happens When Your Long-Term Care Claim is Denied?
    According to The American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, in 2012, more than 8 million Americans have long-term care insurance. People over 80 years old made up more than one-half of the claims opened in 2012. What does long-term…
  • Apr 8

    When your insurer lets you down

    When your insurer lets you down
    If you are like most homeowners, you have paid your insurance premium monthly for as long as you've had your home. Then comes the day when you need to file a claim and your insurance company does everything in their power to avoid paying that…
Rank this Week: 940

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Aug 25

    What does Conviction mean under Florida Statute prohibiting Felons and delinquents; from possession of firearms, ammunition, or electric weapons or devices?

    What does Conviction mean under Florida Statute prohibiting Felons and delinquents; from possession of firearms, ammunition, or electric weapons or devices?
    Under Florida Law it is unlawful for a person to own, possess or have in his or her custody, care or control, a firearm, ammunition, or electrical weapon or device if he or she has been convicted of a felony in the State of Florida; has…
  • Aug 22

    Hate Crimes in Florida

    Hate Crimes in Florida
    Several Florida news outlets have reported that an 18 year old man from Okeechobee, Florida was arrested for beating up a 16 year old autistic boy at a house party. In a video posted to Facebook, the 18 year man stands over the cowering 16…
  • Aug 21

    An Overview of Florida’s Domestic Violence Law

    An Overview of Florida’s Domestic Violence Law
    In Florida, the crime of Domestic Battery can be either a misdemeanor or a felony depending on whether or not the accused has a prior conviction for battery or the accused falls into one of the special crimes like domestic battery by…
Rank this Week: 915

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: 914

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/
  • Aug 13

    Is Pornography Like a Drug to People With Sexual Compulsions?

    Is Pornography Like a Drug to People With Sexual Compulsions?
    Among individuals accused of pornography related cybercrimes in Florida and across the United States, many misconceptions exist. Suspects are often labeled as sex or pornography “addicts,” but these terms may not describe the…
  • Aug 4

    Disney Employee Responds to Child Sex Allegation

    Disney Employee Responds to Child Sex Allegation
    Unfounded allegations of cybercrimes involving children can be devastating and can ruin the lives of innocent people. Florida residents facing such allegations might identify with the recent case of a Disney employee accused of soliciting a…
  • Jul 30

    Breaking News from U.S. Sentencing Commission Good News for Offender

    Breaking News from U.S. Sentencing Commission Good News for Offender
    Individuals serving sentences for cybercrimes in Florida will likely be interested in a recent development out of Washington, D.C., which may predict a change in how courts enforce sentencing guidelines. The U.S. Sentencing Commission…
Rank this Week: 927

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Bruce Jacobs & Associates, P.L.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Report: "Too Big to Fail" Banking is Far From Over

    Report: "Too Big to Fail" Banking is Far From Over
    Following the 2008 collapse of the housing market and subsequent bank bailouts, federal regulators insisted the 11 largest U.S. and foreign banks draft so-called "living wills." These documents spelled out contingency plans in the event…
  • Aug 21

    Spread of Poverty a Central Source of Conflict

    Spread of Poverty a Central Source of Conflict
    The riots in Missouri after police officers fatally shot an unarmed black teenager engender the deep-seated fear and racism experienced daily by minorities in the U.S., particularly in the South. For all our talk of progress, this situation…
  • Aug 4

    Report: Billionaire GOP Donor Forces Argentina to Default

    Report: Billionaire GOP Donor Forces Argentina to Default
    Debt collectors can be brutal, as many U.S. consumers have learned. Over the past couple of years, these agencies have swooped in like vultures, eager for whatever scraps they can pilfer from Americans still struggling to claw their way out…
Rank this Week: 963

Florida Asset Protection &…

Florida Asset Protection & Estate Planning

Covers asset protection and estate planning. By C. Randolph Coleman.

http://blog.thecolemanlawfirm.net
  • May 28

    New Yorker Magazine Cartoonist Likes Elder Law Attorney

    New Yorker Magazine Cartoonist Likes Elder Law Attorney
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  • May 16

    Helping Families Deal With the Financial and Emotional Costs of Dementia

    Helping Families Deal With the Financial and Emotional Costs of Dementia
    <div><font face="Arial">As many of you know, May is National Elder Law Month. &nbsp;The National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) has declared this month the time for Elder Law attorneys across the…
  • May 15

    Asset Protection Scams - Beware and Be Smart

    Asset Protection Scams - Beware and Be Smart
    <div>I have reprinted the following column by Jay Adkisson, the asset protection columnist for Forbes.com. &nbsp;He is one of the top asset protection commentators in the country and knows the asset protection business as well as…
Rank this Week: 987

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    THE NEW YEARS RESOLUTION OF DIVORCE: INSTEAD OF RESOLVING TO SHED POUNDS, MANY COUPLES OPTING TO SHED THEIR SPOUSE

    THE NEW YEARS RESOLUTION OF DIVORCE: INSTEAD OF RESOLVING TO SHED POUNDS, MANY COUPLES OPTING TO SHED THEIR SPOUSE
    There are numerous reasons that spouses cite when filing for divorce. These reasons vary greatly. However no matter what the reason, in recent years a new trend has developed on when spouses actually file for divorce- and it is right after…
  • Nov 15

    Why Do Good People Cheat?

    Why Do Good People Cheat?
    Dan Marino, probably the greatest quarterback the NFL ever produced, and champion of autism awareness, cheated on his wife of 28 years and fathered a child with an attractive television personality. Always seen as a clean cut family man and…
  • Nov 13

    More Things to Never Say to Your Divorce Attorney

    More Things to Never Say to Your Divorce Attorney
    1. "I brought my 'friend' with me to the interview." You and I have an attorney client privilege. But once you bring in a third party, whether it's a friend, a lover or whoever, the benefit of the attorney client privilege is gone. …
Rank this Week: 967

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillebankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 25

    Bankruptcy Law: What is the difference between a Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

    Bankruptcy Law: What is the difference between a Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy laws help U.S. Citizens who can no longer pay their creditors pay their debts by liquidating their assets or creating a repayment plan. Most bankruptcies filed in the United States are either a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. In order…
  • Jun 24

    Bankruptcy and Creditor Harassment during and after filing Bankruptcy

    Bankruptcy and Creditor Harassment during and after filing Bankruptcy
    People who are in debt are likely use to receiving constant phone calls and mailings from creditors. However, once a person files for bankruptcy this constant contact should come to a halt. If you still receive phone calls and mails from a…
  • Jun 23

    Bankruptcy Law: Can a Payday loan be discharged in Bankruptcy?

    Bankruptcy Law: Can a Payday loan be discharged in Bankruptcy?
    Payday loans are small, short-term, unsecured loans often known as cash advances. These loans usually rely on the consumer having previous payroll and employment records. Payday loans are risky. The default rate on these loans has been…
Rank this Week: 1045

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

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

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Aug 25

    Brand Name Drug Maker Can be Liable for Injuries from a Generic Version

    Brand Name Drug Maker Can be Liable for Injuries from a Generic Version
    The Alabama Supreme Court in Wyeth v. Weeks has reaffirmed its ruling in a case questioning whether a brand-name drug maker can be held liable for injuries from a generic version. Plaintiffs Danny and Vicki Weeks sued drug manufacturers for…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1061

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: 1058

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

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

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • Aug 22

    Conditional Inheritance?

    Conditional Inheritance?
    This just in from the “reaching out from the grave” department: Can you impose conditions on your grandchildren’s inheritance, such as requiring them to marry someone within your faith or else they lose the trust funds? The…
  • Aug 15

    Beneficiaries of Trust

    Beneficiaries of Trust
    When a person passes away, he or she oftentimes will leave a trust that names a spouse, child or other loved one as a beneficiary. It might be a lifetime income trust, or sometimes it includes principal distributions as well … Continue…
  • Aug 8

    Too Many Choice

    Too Many Choice
    About twenty years ago, when my wife and I had our first daughter, we hired an au pair from Sweden named Sara. Patti was still working, and we didn’t have family nearby to help with our new infant. You should … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 1055

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and sexual abuse. By David J. Halberg.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 14

    Defective Medical Device: Da Vinci Surgical Robot

    Defective Medical Device: Da Vinci Surgical Robot
    The Da Vinci Surgical Robot, manufactured by Intuitive Surgical, Inc., is used in several medical specialties including: Urology, Gynecology, Cardiothoracic, Colorectal, Head & Neck, and General Surgery. Specifically, the Da Vinci…
  • Jan 18

    HEALTH WARNING: Contaminated Injections Linked to Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

    HEALTH WARNING: Contaminated Injections Linked to Fungal Meningitis Outbreak
    Fungal Meningitis is an infection of the protective membranes of the brain and spinal cord. Over the last few months, a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak has swept across the United States. Recently, both CDC and FDA investigations have…
  • Aug 15

    Unnecessary Cardiology Work Performed At HCA-Owned Hospital

    Unnecessary Cardiology Work Performed At HCA-Owned Hospital
    According to the New York Times article, “Doctors at Hospital Chain Giant Performed Unnecessary Cardiac Work, Increasing Profits”, from 2002 – 2010 cardiologists at several HCA-owned hospitals in Florida were unable to justify many of…
Rank this Week: 1081

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news concerning domestic violence, gun offenses, sex offenses and immigration status. By Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    SEC Issues Consumer Bulletin

    SEC Issues Consumer Bulletin
    The Securities Exchange Commission Office of Investor Education has issued a recent bulletin concerning financial advisors. The SEC and FINRA have been under a great deal of pressure. Both Congress and consumer groups are looking for…
  • Aug 6

    Sex and the Supreme Court

    Sex and the Supreme Court
    As recently as August 6, 2014, the New York Times reported that Justice Ruth Bade Ginsberg has commented on the Supreme Court’s recent decisions, saying that while gay and lesbian rights move ahead, women’s rights have…
  • Jul 24

    Feds Review No-Fly List on Domestic and International Air Travel

    Feds Review No-Fly List on Domestic and International Air Travel
    Yesterday, the government made public the set of internal rules that are used to compile the list of names on the infamous No-Fly list. Now, the right of U.S. citizens to move among and between the States has its roots in the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 1110

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 26

    Gregory v. Cott - Alzheimer Patient Aggression and Injurie

    Gregory v. Cott - Alzheimer Patient Aggression and Injurie
    Caregivers of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia are familiar with the fact that, at times, feelings of frustration and confusion may cause the sufferer to lash out in physical aggression. Now, according to…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 1103

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 25

    Police in Florida Can Request Identification But if They Hold Onto it, it Becomes a Detention

    Police in Florida Can Request Identification But if They Hold Onto it, it Becomes a Detention
    In Florida, the police do have the right to approach people and suspects on the street and ask questions. The police do not need reasonable suspicion or probable cause that a person is engaged in criminal activity to approach someone and ask…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1120

Florida Abogado de Accidentes Blog

Florida Abogado de Accidentes Blog

Spanish language blog on Florida accident and personal injury law. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridaabogadodeaccidentesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1137

Jacksonville Personal Injury…

Jacksonville Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, injuries and negligence. Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillepersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 31

    Too Intoxicated to Drive? Then use Tow To Go!

    Too Intoxicated to Drive? Then use Tow To Go!
    As Jacksonville launches it Halloween Activities tonight and into this weekend, it is certain that some individuals will indulge just a little too much. When this occurs innocent people may become victims of these over indulgers.
  • Oct 22

    Street Racing Accident leave 3 dead, 2 in critical condition

    Street Racing Accident leave 3 dead, 2 in critical condition
    An accident that occurred on Saturday morning was the result of an illegal Street Racing event. Tragically, as a result of the crash 3 have died and 2 still remain in critical condition. As a Jacksonville Injury Attorney, these reports are…
  • Oct 10

    Toyota Recalls Millions of Vehicles for Fire Risk

    Toyota Recalls Millions of Vehicles for Fire Risk
    Toyota Motors Co. announced today a recall affecting approximately 7.5 million vehicles.
Rank this Week: 1130

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Spanish language blog on auto accidents and personal injuries. By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
Rank this Week: 1158

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

By Matthew Sarelson & John Leighton.

http://www.resortinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1152

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.foryourprotection.com/
  • Aug 4

    NHTSA Proposes New Safety Regulation To Protect Bus Passenger

    NHTSA Proposes New Safety Regulation To Protect Bus Passenger
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has proposed a new regulation that would require structural changes in motorcoach and large passenger bus design to help keep passengers better protected…
  • Jul 7

    Takeda, Eli Lilly Seeking New Trial after $9 Billion Actos Verdict

    Takeda, Eli Lilly Seeking New Trial after $9 Billion Actos Verdict
    In what can be described as a less-than-surprising move, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly are trying to get either a $9 Billion Actos judgment against them reversed or if that doesn’t work, they are seeking a new trial in the...
  • Jun 23

    Don’t Let the Love Bug Bite You in Florida

    Don’t Let the Love Bug Bite You in Florida
    In Florida, one doesn’t have to worry about the Love Bug biting, because the small black flies of the species Plecia nearctica don’t bite at all; but they can cause your car to overheat and can be a real pain...
Rank this Week: 1166

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Jul 4

    HCSO Cancels the 4th of July DUI Checkpoint

    HCSO Cancels the 4th of July DUI Checkpoint
          It looks like the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office waited until the last minute to cancel a July 4th DUI Checkpoint.       Two days ago, the checkpoint was still listed on the HCSO website for an…
  • Jun 21

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Checkpoint on Friday, June 20, 2014

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Checkpoint on Friday, June 20, 2014
    If you were arrested in Friday night’s DUI checkpoint in Brandon, Florida, give us a call to discuss your case. Many states have banned the use of checkpoints under their state constitution. In Florida, the use of DUI checkpoints are…
  • Jun 16

    Florida’s Under Age 21 Suspension in 322.2616 F.S.

    Florida’s Under Age 21 Suspension in 322.2616 F.S.
    The attorneys at the Sammis Law Firm spend a lot of time fighting the administrative suspensions that occurs after our client is arrested for DUI. We believe that the formal review hearing to contest that administrative suspension is one of…
Rank this Week: 1188

Florida Probate Litigation…

Florida Probate Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers contested wills, estate planning, and trusts. By Robert C. Adamski.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyers.com/
  • Mar 29

    Actor's death exemplifies the importance of guardianship

    Actor's death exemplifies the importance of guardianship
    Paul Walker's death was a shock to the actor's family, friends and his fans. Although unexpected, it appeared that the actor had thought about his own mortality, because he died with an estate plan in place. Walker left his...
  • Mar 27

    Undue influence can often lead to financial exploitation

    Undue influence can often lead to financial exploitation
    Financial exploitation is a serious problem for Florida's seniors, but many people are surprised to learn that it's not just strangers that swindle seniors out of their hard-earned money. A senior's friends or relatives may be the cause of...
  • Mar 21

    Florida suit seeks to protect surviving spouse in gay marriage

    Florida suit seeks to protect surviving spouse in gay marriage
    Eight couples in Florida recently filed a lawsuit against the state, claiming that Florida's ban on gay marriage violates their rights under the U.S. Constitution. The couples, each living in Florida, but married in another state that…
Rank this Week: 1161

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/
Rank this Week: 1217

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Florida babysitter stabs client for refusing her advance

    Florida babysitter stabs client for refusing her advance
    From the smoking gun website, a Florida woman is arrested for aggravated battery after she stabbed her client for refusing to have sex with her! 22-year-old Shakieria Anquanette Shan Long was arrested by police earlieer this month for…
  • Aug 21

    Super Bowl Champion Investigated by the Police

    Super Bowl Champion Investigated by the Police
    A police department in the state of Washington is investigating Seattle Seahawk running back Marshawn Lynch for assault and criminal mischief allegations. The local police were quick not to jump to conclusions. Per the police spokesman: "At…
  • Aug 14

    Father and two sons all arrested for DUI for same accident

    Father and two sons all arrested for DUI for same accident
    Keeping it all in the family? Per a CBS website, a Vermont father and two sons were arrested for a DUI at the same accident scene. What started out as a day of fishing for a Vermont family ended up with three family members facing drinking…
Rank this Week: 1233

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    Recorded Jail Calls Causing Problems Again

    Recorded Jail Calls Causing Problems Again
    Let's face it, we have too many criminal cases, and not enough juries to try them. That's OK, because most cases never make it to trial. The legislature knows that the majority of criminal cases are plead to, so it is important to protect…
  • Aug 21

    Innocent People Submit to Guilty Plea

    Innocent People Submit to Guilty Plea
    Last year, a lawyer referred me a case. Now, there's nothing new about that, this happens all the time (And, I appreciate the love from non-criminal lawyers. Yes, I equate getting cash with love, can't help it). Here's the facts: Years…
  • Aug 13

    $5,000 fine for Solicitation to Commit Prostitution declared Unconstitutional

    $5,000 fine for Solicitation to Commit Prostitution declared Unconstitutional
    It's time, again, to compare Florida's laws to the rest of the world. Here in Florida, beating your wife--in front of your young kids yelling "stop hurting mommy"--carries a maximum fine is $1,000 and possibly jail time (of course, therapy…
Rank this Week: 1250

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: 1256

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    There is Hope for Descriptive Trademark

    There is Hope for Descriptive Trademark
    Has the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) rejected your trademark application and deemed it “merely descriptive?” If so, there are options other than appeal to the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and…
  • Jul 27

    Chubby Checker Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Settled

    Chubby Checker Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Settled
    Fort Lauderdale attorney Michael I. Santucci, who is a managing partner of Santucci Priore, P.L, and Daniel Devine of Santucci Priore P.L., helped settle a federal lawsuit regarding intellectual property rights owned by Ernest Evans, the…
  • Jul 25

    The Brazilian Invasion

    The Brazilian Invasion
    According to the latest U.S. Department of Commerce statistics, Brazil has officially surpassed the United Kingdom in the amount of tourists visiting Florida each year.  It should come as no surprise that Brazilians have reached this top…
Rank this Week: 1269

Lakeland Florida Injury Lawyer…

Lakeland Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.rivaslawgroup.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Personal Injury Law: What to Do after a Slip and Fall Injury

    Personal Injury Law: What to Do after a Slip and Fall Injury
    Tweet A slip and fall accident can quite literally put you on your back, wondering what just happened and what you should do next. Although no one ever expects that they’ll be injured in a slip and fall accident, it’s ……
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1261

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Who Can Act as the Florida Personal Representative for an Estate?

    Who Can Act as the Florida Personal Representative for an Estate?
    When someone passes away in Florida or while owning assets in Florida, then the estate of the decedent will go through the Florida probate process. Part of this process includes the appointing of a Florida personal representative to oversee…
  • Aug 21

    What Deportation Defenses are Available When Facing Removal from the US?

    What Deportation Defenses are Available When Facing Removal from the US?
    If you or a loved one is facing deportation from the United States, then it is extremely important to contact a deportation defense attorney as soon as possible. When facing deportation, you have the option to fight the claim for which you…
  • Aug 19

    What Type of E2 Visa Business Should I Open?

    What Type of E2 Visa Business Should I Open?
    When you are applying for an E2 investor’s visa, one of the first things you need to do is to decide what type of E2 visa business you want to start. When you are making this decision, it is important to consider not only what types of…
Rank this Week: 1297

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Aug 14

    Lee County Road Round-Up – Spotlight: Bonita Beach Road Update

    Lee County Road Round-Up – Spotlight: Bonita Beach Road Update
    Phase III of the Bonita Beach Road widening project may be dead in the water, at least for now. The Bonita Springs City Council has voted to withhold contributing any funds toward the widening of Bonita Beach Road from four lanes to six lanes…
  • Jul 8

    Florida Legislature Expands the Legal Work Permitted by Community Association Manager

    Florida Legislature Expands the Legal Work Permitted by Community Association Manager
    House Bill 7037, recently adopted this past legislative session, expands the permitted practices of community association managers. The bill, effective July 1, 2014, enlarges community association managers’ powers, some of which…
  • Jun 23

    Lee County Road Round-Up: Spotlight Homestead Road Update

    Lee County Road Round-Up: Spotlight Homestead Road Update
    There have been some developments since the last blog post on the Homestead Road widening project. According to ABC7, funding from Lee County DOT is available for the project to proceed. It is important to start planning now, as right-of-way…
Rank this Week: 1302

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 13

    What to Do After a Car Accident

    What to Do After a Car Accident
    Unfortunately for South Florida drivers, almost everyone will be involved in a car accident at some point in their lives. Accidents can be stressful, even if it is a minor bump in the parking lot, and dealing with the after effects of…
  • Aug 7

    Former Hialeah Mayor Severely Injured in I-95 Crash

    Former Hialeah Mayor Severely Injured in I-95 Crash
    Former Hialeah Mayor Julio Martinez suffered major injuries as he was struck a car while he helped a friend change a tire on I-95. The driver of the car that struck him reportedly lost control of his vehicle and hit several cars, eventually…
  • Jul 29

    2 Dead After Head-On Collision on Tamiami Trail

    2 Dead After Head-On Collision on Tamiami Trail
    Two drivers are dead after a head-on collision that occurred in the morning hours of Monday on Tamiami Trail. Both drivers, one so far unnamed by officials, were killed at the scene. Reports indicate that Jerome McKinnley Huggins, driving…
Rank this Week: 1322

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
  • Jun 12

    June 13, 2005, Michael Jackson Found Not Guilty of Child Molestation Charges - Today in Crime History

    June 13, 2005, Michael Jackson Found Not Guilty of Child Molestation Charges - Today in Crime History
    On this day, June 13, in the year 2005, pop music super star Michael Jackson was found not guilty at a jury trial on fourteen different criminal charges regarding allegations that he had molested one child, at times in the presence of…
  • Jun 5

    Understanding the Florida Crime of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

    Understanding the Florida Crime of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
    As a criminal defense attorney for more than 25 years in a college town (Gainesville, Florida), I’ve represented hundreds of individuals charged with the crime of possession of drug paraphernalia.  Most of these individuals have…
  • Dec 23

    DUI CheckPoint Scheduled for New Year's Eve in Gainesville, Florida

    DUI CheckPoint Scheduled for New Year's Eve in Gainesville, Florida
    Be aware that law enforcement agencies around the state of Florida will be conducting DUI checkpoints on New Year's Eve.  In Gainesville, Florida, the crackdown will include a multi-agency DUI checkpoint in the north east part of town.
Rank this Week: 1286

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Aug 27

    Florida’s Third-Party Bad-Faith Laws are Costly to State’s Auto Insurance, Says IRC Study

    Florida’s Third-Party Bad-Faith Laws are Costly to State’s Auto Insurance, Says IRC Study
    More than $800 million in additional auto liability claim payments were made in 2013 as a result of Florida’s third party bad-faith lawsuit environment. Those findings were revealed in a recent study—“Third-Party Bad-Faith…
  • Aug 26

    Labor Day Highway Safety Programs Underway in Florida

    Labor Day Highway Safety Programs Underway in Florida
    Florida drivers will see more speed traps and DUI checkpoints this holiday weekend as law enforcement personnel hit the roads with several safety initiatives aimed at stopping risky drivers. Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, supported by The…
  • Aug 21

    Uninsured Motorists Declining but Still a Concern in Florida, New Study Find

    Uninsured Motorists Declining but Still a Concern in Florida, New Study Find
    A new study released by the Insurance Research Council (IRC) found that the estimated percentage of uninsured motorists has been in decline since 2010. According to the organization’s latest report, “Uninsured Motorists, 2014…
Rank this Week: 1394

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Covers estate, guardianship, probate and trust litigation. By Law Offices of Adrian Philip Thomas.

http://www.florida-probate-lawyer.com/probate
  • Aug 12

    Florida Trust Termination

    Florida Trust Termination
    People create trusts for a variety of reasons.  Some create them for creditor protection.  Others create them because they are concerned about providing the beneficiaries with large sums of money all at once.  Although these…
  • Jul 2

    Spousal Inheritance after Divorce

    Spousal Inheritance after Divorce
    What rights does a divorced spouse have to inherit from a former spouse’s estate? Fla. Stat. § 732.703 became effective in 2012 and concerns beneficiary designations on life insurance policies, annuities, IRAs, 401ks and other…
  • Jul 2

    Elective Share for the Surviving Spouse

    Elective Share for the Surviving Spouse
    Can we agree to something else? The law in Florida is clear in its intentions to protect a surviving spouse from being disinherited.  Fla. Stat. 732.201-732.2155 specifies the applicable rules for a surviving spouse to claim the elective…
Rank this Week: 1326

Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

Covers issues in criminal defense. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://criminaldefenseblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 14

    The Embarrassment Of The George Zimmerman Verdict

    The Embarrassment Of The George Zimmerman Verdict
    The result of a verdict today in a criminal trial is that everyone with a twitter or Facebook account gets to let the world know how ignorant they are of the criminal justice system. I know, First Amendment. But your ignorance shows…
  • Dec 30

    About That DUI Checkpoint On Miami Beach Friday Afternoon

    About That DUI Checkpoint On Miami Beach Friday Afternoon
    Last Friday night (12/28/2012), in the middle of the holiday vacation season, there was a DUI Checkpoint on the way to Miami Beach. When I say "on the way," I mean at about 6:30 p.m. Now let me say this: I don't have a problem with DUI…
  • Dec 15

    Because There's Nothing To Say

    Because There's Nothing To Say
    But sometimes,  we forget what we got,  who we are,  Oh who we are not,  I think we gotta chance,  to make it right  - Amos Lee - Keep it Loose, Keep It Tight It's early Saturday morning. My treasured…
Rank this Week: 1387

Abstract Appeal

Abstract Appeal

Covers Florida Law and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. By Matt Conigliaro.

http://www.abstractappeal.com/
  • Aug 12

    Health Care Litigation: The Eleventh Circuit Agrees The Mandate Is Unconstitutional

    Health Care Litigation: The Eleventh Circuit Agrees The Mandate Is Unconstitutional
    This decision will attract a great deal of attention. It should. Today, the Eleventh Circuit held that the individual insurance mandate contained in the massive 2010 health care legislation violates the federal constitution because Congress…
  • Jul 8

    People Say I’m Lazy…

    People Say I’m Lazy…
    Dreaming my life away. Well they give me all kinds of advice… You know the rest. Lennon had been spending time raising a family in New York. My story is a little different.
  • Feb 21

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory
    This decision from the Fourth District examined section 768.135, the title of which references immunity for volunteer sports team physicians.
Rank this Week: 1353

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

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

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
Rank this Week: 1455

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

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

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Florida Medicaid managed care workshops hosted by Karp Law Firm for local professional

    Florida Medicaid managed care workshops hosted by Karp Law Firm for local professional
    The Karp Law Firm presented three breakfast workshops in August for social work and health care professionals. Over 150 attended the events in Jupiter, Boynton Beach and Port St. Lucie to learn about the statewide Florida Medicaid managed…
  • Aug 21

    No peace for Casey Kasem or his family

    No peace for Casey Kasem or his family
    Where is the body of Casey Kasem? It was in Washington State. Apparently, it's now in Montreal. But Norway might be next.  This is like asking Where's Waldo? Only this is no game.  In my prior post, I discussed the battle between…
  • Aug 16

    New legislation would help families of children with autism, other disabilitie

    New legislation would help families of children with autism, other disabilitie
    Parents and grandparents of disabled children often ask us to create estate plans that will provide for their child. Over the years, we have seen the incidence of autism climb in our clients' families. The CDC's statistics bear out our…
Rank this Week: 1420

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: 1443

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Jul 22

    Beware of the Grandparent Scam!

    Beware of the Grandparent Scam!
    An old scheme to separate elderly grandparents from their money is again rearing its head. The so-called "grandparent scam," in which a con artist pretending to be a victim's grandchild claims to be hospitalized or imprisoned and in…
  • Jun 18

    SOMETHING FOR NOTHING

    SOMETHING FOR NOTHING
    There ain't no such thing as a free lunch" (alternatively, "There's no such thing as a free lunch" or other variants) is a popular adage communicating the idea that it is impossible to get something for nothing. The initialisms…
  • Jun 18

    SUPREME COURT RULING OF RED LIGHT CAMERAS

    SUPREME COURT RULING OF RED LIGHT CAMERAS
    The Florida Supreme Court last week ruled that Hillsborough County and several other local governments put cameras in place before the Legislature approved them for statewide use. Now it is possible that communities that jumped the gun may…
Rank this Week: 1416

South Florida Injury Law Blog

South Florida Injury Law Blog

Covers car accidents, medical malpractice, and defective products. By Anidjar & Levine, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    State High Court Says Florida Man Liable for Drinking Buddy's Injuries - Dorsey v. Reider

    State High Court Says Florida Man Liable for Drinking Buddy's Injuries - Dorsey v. Reider
    It was all the way back in December 2012 that we blogged about the strange case of Dorsey v. Reider, a legal proceeding that stemmed from a drunken fight outside of a Florida bar. In that post, we noted that the state's Third District Court…
  • Mar 18

    Res Ipsa Loquitur and Florida Cruise Injury Cases - Gandhi v. Carnival

    Res Ipsa Loquitur and Florida Cruise Injury Cases - Gandhi v. Carnival
    Res ipsa loquitur is a well-established legal doctrine that can come in handy for plaintiffs in a wide variety of injury cases, including those related to accidents at sea. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida explains…
  • Mar 11

    Florida Parents Not Liable for Son's Thanksgiving Murder Spree - Knight v. Merhige

    Florida Parents Not Liable for Son's Thanksgiving Murder Spree - Knight v. Merhige
    Just because a person fails to do something that may clearly be the right thing, doesn't mean he or she is legally responsible for the results. Rather, negligence law operates under what some may find a strange principle: it's only negligent…
Rank this Week: 1462

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Aug 22

    Why I’m proud to be an American (and a trial lawyer)

    Why I’m proud to be an American (and a trial lawyer)
    I’m proud to be an American and I’m proud to be a trial lawyer. Like many Americans, I can’t bear watching the talking heads on the 24 hour news networks.  I find their rhetoric divisive and shaped completely by their…
  • Aug 22

    A New School Year — New Future

    A New School Year — New Future
    Despite living in Florida for 24 years, it is still odd for me to see Back-to-School ads in July. Having grown up in New York, where the school year begins after Labor Day, it still seems like everyone should be enjoying a summer vacation.…
  • Aug 18

    Searcy Denney Paralegal Issues ALS Icy Challenge to Partner, Jack Scarola

    Searcy Denney Paralegal Issues ALS Icy Challenge to Partner, Jack Scarola
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMg9HdCMhOM&feature=youtu.be   The post Searcy Denney Paralegal Issues ALS Icy Challenge to Partner, Jack Scarola appeared first on Searcy Law.
Rank this Week: 1567

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: 1594

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

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

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Jul 15

    Tampa Drug Charge Defense

    Tampa Drug Charge Defense
    Tampa Drug Charge DefenseTampa Criminal Drug Defense Attorney, Casey Ebsary is a local defense attorney and former prosecutor. Casey was a Prosecutor in Hillsborough County's Drug Court, which was one of the first drug treatment-oriented…
  • Jul 5

    Can Color of Vehicle Be Probable Cause In Traffic Stop?

    Can Color of Vehicle Be Probable Cause In Traffic Stop?
    Probable Cause Traffic Stop Vehicle ColorA Florida Drug case just answered two questions: 1) Can the Color of a Vehicle be the Probable Cause for a Traffic Stop? 2) Can cops invent creative reasons to pull you over?Traffic Stop FactsThe case…
  • Jun 20

    Medical Marijuana Legal Advice - Can a lawyer advise a client about using the drug or operating such a business without running afoul of the Bar?

    Medical Marijuana Legal Advice - Can a lawyer advise a client about using the drug or operating such a business without running afoul of the Bar?
    Legal Advice forMedical MarijuanaDispensariesWith a possible legalization of medical marijuana on deck in Florida, many are wondering how can a lawyer advise using the drug or operating a marijuana dispensary without running afoul of the Bar?…
Rank this Week: 1507