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By Ama Appiah.

http://lawofficeofamanappiah.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding,…
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding, the…
  • Apr 18

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain
    Despite previous reports of reform in Bahrain, the following article reports that human rights violations continue to occur against anti-government protestors and detainees.  Read the full story…
Rank this Week: 658

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/
  • Dec 2

    Ambiguous Florida Weapons Law Results in Felony Arrest For Student Possessing a BB Gun in School

    Ambiguous Florida Weapons Law Results in Felony Arrest For Student Possessing a BB Gun in School
    In Florida, it is illegal for anyone to possess a “weapon” at school or a school-sponsored event without authorization.  A violation of this criminal statute is a third degree felony that carries up to five years in…
  • Nov 21

    Florida Uttering Forged Card Charge Did Not Apply to Gift Card

    Florida Uttering Forged Card Charge Did Not Apply to Gift Card
    In Florida, there are a variety of criminal statutes that deal with fraudulently using a credit card or altering a credit card to use it in an unauthorized manner.  When a defendant allegedly violates one of these criminal statutes, it…
  • Nov 18

    Florida Criminal Statute of Limitations is Delayed When Defendant is Out of State

    Florida Criminal Statute of Limitations is Delayed When Defendant is Out of State
    In Florida, the state has a certain period of time from the date a crime has occurred to prosecute the defendant.  Like other states, Florida has statutes of limitation which set out a number of years within which the state must…
Rank this Week: 774

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/
  • Nov 28

    Roundabout to Relieve Traffic at San Carlos Boulevard in Fort Myers Beach?

    Roundabout to Relieve Traffic at San Carlos Boulevard in Fort Myers Beach?
    Traffic entering and leaving Fort Myers Beach has always been something of a headache, especially if there is a special event. Some say it’s so bad, it keeps them off the island altogether, though that has done little to alleviate…
  • Nov 26

    Elderly Couple Die in Fort Myers Crash on Way to Church

    Elderly Couple Die in Fort Myers Crash on Way to Church
    An elderly south Fort Myers couple died in a car accident as they pulled onto Summerlin Road from their RV resort community, on their way to church. The driver of the vehicle that struck them was also injured. Investigators have concluded the…
  • Nov 24

    C.F. Bean v. Barhanovich – Dredge Pipe Danger for Boater

    C.F. Bean v. Barhanovich – Dredge Pipe Danger for Boater
    Boaters in Florida face many hazards while out on the water, from perilous weather to reckless operators. Underwater dredge pipes are a hidden risk.  Dredge pipes are used to conduct dredging operations, which are intended to clean out…
Rank this Week: 812

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Covers Florida estate planning, probate, and construction law issues. By the Law Office of R. Kellen Bryant., P.L.

http://www.eldercarelawjacksonville.com/
Rank this Week: 720

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/
  • Dec 7

    Marijuana Grow Arrests Will Continue Despite Medical Marijuana Legalization

    Marijuana Grow Arrests Will Continue Despite Medical Marijuana Legalization
    Florida voters overwhelmingly agreed that medical marijuana should be legal in the Sunshine State – but don’t expect cultivation and possession arrests to drop off any time soon. Amendment 2, in favor of access to medicinal…
  • Dec 3

    Fort Lauderdale Burglary Suspect Catches One Break After Another

    Fort Lauderdale Burglary Suspect Catches One Break After Another
    Last year, a Pompano Beach man was convicted of a slew of burglary and robbery charges. He faced up to 60 years in prison. The judge deferred his sentence in lieu of probation. But then, he was stopped for driving without a license. He…
  • Nov 30

    Algorithms Replacing DNA Testing in Some Criminal Case

    Algorithms Replacing DNA Testing in Some Criminal Case
    Concerns about due process violation have been raised with the increasing use of a form of technology that conducts “probabilistic genotyping” as opposed to the regular DNA testing that has long been used as evidence in criminal…
Rank this Week: 959

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

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

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    New Jersey Woman Pleas Guilty to $1 Million DNA Testing Medicare Fraud Scheme.

    New Jersey Woman Pleas Guilty to $1 Million DNA Testing Medicare Fraud Scheme.
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 1, 2016, Sheila Kahl pled guilty in a New Jersey federal court that she took part in a $1 million Medicare fraud scheme. Kahl…
  • Dec 5

    Legal Access to Marijuana Expands: California Legalizes Recreational Pot & Florida Legalizes Medical Marijuana

    Legal Access to Marijuana Expands: California Legalizes Recreational Pot & Florida Legalizes Medical Marijuana
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law After looking at the red and blue map of America from the recent presidential election, it may be time to add some green. On November 9,…
  • Nov 29

    Types of Cases a General Health Law Firm Works On

    Types of Cases a General Health Law Firm Works On
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law We are often asked by doctors and lawyers alike what types of cases our firm takes. They often mistake the practice of health law as medical…
Rank this Week: 972

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/
  • Dec 2

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 3 of 5

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 3 of 5
    FAQs About The Process Of Civil Rights Restoration What Is The Process Involved In Having Your Civil Rights Restored? It is actually quite a long, arduous process. There are several different types of restoration one may apply for. You can…
  • Nov 23

    When Even a Small Flaw in the State’s Case Can Overturn a Conviction in Florida

    When Even a Small Flaw in the State’s Case Can Overturn a Conviction in Florida
    In a criminal case, there are many details that both the prosecution and the defense must manage. The law imposes many requirements, both large and small, on the state regarding how it carries out a prosecution in order to ensure compliance…
  • Nov 15

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 2 of 5

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 2 of 5
    Restoring Of Civil Rights And Civil Liberties In Florida How And When Is Restoring Civil Liberties And Civil Rights Possible? Civil liberties and civil rights are one in the same. Though it is a long and costly process that does take a lot of…
Rank this Week: 899

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: 924

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/
  • Dec 1

    Holiday Travel: Keep Elders Safe Both on the Ground and in the Air

    Holiday Travel: Keep Elders Safe Both on the Ground and in the Air
    The holidays bring tidings of joy and time-honored traditions to those who celebrate. They also bring travel plans for families and friends far and wide. Travel might be one of the best gifts of the season, especially for the elderly, many of…
  • Nov 30

    Taxotere Multidistrict Litigation Transferred

    Taxotere Multidistrict Litigation Transferred
    In 1996, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) approved Taxotere “for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after failure of prior chemotherapy.”  However, women claim that…
  • Nov 23

    Plaintiffs Withdraw Motion to Centralize Essure Birth Control Litigation

    Plaintiffs Withdraw Motion to Centralize Essure Birth Control Litigation
    Essure birth control is a medical device designed to provide permanent sterilization.  Since 2002, about 750,000 women worldwide have undergone Essure sterilization procedures. Although the device has been marketed as a safe and…
Rank this Week: 916

FLG Trusts & Estates Reporter

FLG Trusts & Estates Reporter

Covers trusts, estate planning, asset protection, and probate, with particular focus on Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. By Fortenberry Law Group PLLC.

http://www.fortenberrylaw.com
  • Nov 17

    U.S. States With Series LLC Act

    U.S. States With Series LLC Act
    A series LLC is a form of limited liability company that is authorized by state law to hold assets in separate “containers” known as series.  These containers function much like holding companies. They are used to segregate…
  • Oct 29

    Rights of Stepchildren to Assets of a Deceased Parent in Probate

    Rights of Stepchildren to Assets of a Deceased Parent in Probate
    Here’s a scenario that I get so often that it deserves its own blog post:  Dad dies. Stepchildren claim that stepmother is taking dad’s assets and not communicating with them. Stepmother claims that all of the marital assets…
  • Oct 22

    Formal Florida Probate Administration in 10 Step

    Formal Florida Probate Administration in 10 Step
    Of the various types of Florida probate proceedings, formal administration is the most common.  Like any probate matter, Florida probate administration can vary depending on the size of the estate, the decedent’s asset…
Rank this Week: 835

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/
  • Dec 7

    How Long Does It Take To Expunge a Case?

    How Long Does It Take To Expunge a Case?
    Let’s say an American company makes Teddy Bears in their Orlando factory.  The factory employs young teenagers to sew the bears together (Do teenagers really work these days? Do we make stuff in America?  Just play…
  • Nov 25

    Can I Be Convicted If There’s No Evidence?

    Can I Be Convicted If There’s No Evidence?
    I rarely watch horror movies, but I’ve seen enough to know that most of the plots focus on young white kids doing something stupid.  I define stupid as entering a creepy abandon house for no good reason.  Many stand up…
  • Nov 16

    VOP for Being Kicked Out of Drug Treatment

    VOP for Being Kicked Out of Drug Treatment
    Have you ever seen a fist fight live?  I hate fist fights, and violence in general (not liking violence is a bold statement, I know, I’m really going out on a limb here).   It is painful to watch such raw  violence.…
Rank this Week: 1034

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/
  • Dec 6

    Miami Construction Accident Attorneys Discuss Scaffold Safety

    Miami Construction Accident Attorneys Discuss Scaffold Safety
    A recent deadly scaffold collapse in Miami reminds construction companies to use caution when erecting and utilizing scaffolding on construction sites.  Construction companies use scaffolding frequently. The apparatus is more stable than…
  • Nov 28

    Medicare Fraud Indictment Proves Elders Are Abused In Nursing Home

    Medicare Fraud Indictment Proves Elders Are Abused In Nursing Home
    According to CNBC, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) uncovered a $1 Billion scheme to defraud Medicare and Medicaid. As a consequence of this investigation the owner of more than 30 Miami-area nursing homes, Philip Esformes, was…
  • Nov 1

    Exploding Cell Phones: What to Do When Your Smartphone Causes Injurie

    Exploding Cell Phones: What to Do When Your Smartphone Causes Injurie
    When we think about our smartphones, we think about devices that can potentially save our lives: we use them to call 911 after an accident, to let others know of our locations, and we even store our medical information in them to let others…
Rank this Week: 1139

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Jacksonville registered sex predator arrested for alleged rape

    Jacksonville registered sex predator arrested for alleged rape
    A Jacksonville man is in police custody facing a pending sexual battery charge.  The man also happens to be a registered sexual predator in Florida who is on probation.  According to an article in the Florida Times Union, the man…
  • Nov 10

    Woman arrested in St. Johns County after being found unconscious with a baby

    Woman arrested in St. Johns County after being found unconscious with a baby
    A woman was recently arrested in St. Johns County, Florida on several charges resulting from her being found sleeping with a baby on her.  According to an article on News4Jax.com, Police say the woman was parked at a gas station and was…
  • Oct 20

    Jacksonville mother charged with child abuse after child found in car

    Jacksonville mother charged with child abuse after child found in car
    A woman in Jacksonville was arrested on the charge of child abuse after being accused of leaving her child in a hot car with no air conditioning.  According to a report in a report from News4Jax, the woman allegedly left the small child…
Rank this Week: 1198

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Provides updates and commentary on whistleblower cases. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    How do I become a whistleblower?

    How do I become a whistleblower?
      A whistleblower is a person who reports fraud, corruption or other wrongdoing, usually, but not always, at their place of work.  Most states have laws that protect whistleblowers and prohibit employers from firing, demoting…
  • Nov 18

    The False Claims Act – One Defense Against Military Contractor Fraud

    The False Claims Act – One Defense Against Military Contractor Fraud
    A study done by the National Contract Management Association revealed that in 2014, at close to three billion dollars, the Department of Defense accounted for two-thirds of the nation’s corporate contract spending.  This vast…
  • Nov 11

    More Medicare Part D Fraud in Miami

    More Medicare Part D Fraud in Miami
    On November 8, 2016, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District Florida announced the conviction and sentencing of two defendants in a Medicare Part D fraud case. What is Medicare Part D?   As most people…
Rank this Week: 1189

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Nov 29

    How to Have a Deed Notarized if the Seller is in a Foreign Country

    How to Have a Deed Notarized if the Seller is in a Foreign Country
    The simplest reason that deeds have the seller’s signature sworn before a notary public is to prevent fraud.  This is particularly important in real estate transactions where the seller is foreign or is abroad. In fact, our years…
  • Nov 15

    Bartram: Florida Supreme Court Decision on Foreclosure Lawsuit Deadline

    Bartram: Florida Supreme Court Decision on Foreclosure Lawsuit Deadline
    If you are being sued for foreclosure here in Florida, or you suspect you may be facing foreclosure in your future, then you need to know about this month’s Bartram ruling.     1.  Why is the Bartram Case so Important?…
  • Nov 1

    Florida Real Estate Contract Lawsuit

    Florida Real Estate Contract Lawsuit
    In Florida, when a seller and a buyer sign a residential real estate contract for the purchase of a new home or condominium, they create legal duties for themselves. If these duties are not fulfilled, then under the contract there are…
Rank this Week: 1202

Florida IP

Florida IP

Covers intellectual property developments. By Woodrow Pollack.

http://floridaip.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 22

    They're Alive! Breathing Life Back Into Our Patent System?

    They're Alive! Breathing Life Back Into Our Patent System?
    I wrote an article last year in The Tampa Tribune entitled "The Death of American Innovation?" discussing the impact of the America Invents Act (passed in 2011) on the validity and enforceability of patents in our country.   One of the…
  • Mar 28

    Florida's Patent Troll Act

    Florida's Patent Troll Act
    Last year, Florida (like a few other states) passed a "Patent Troll Prevention Act."  Fla. Stat. 501.991 et seq.  The act sought to discourage "bad faith" assertion of patent rights in Florida.  The Legislature described its…
  • Feb 18

    Uber in Gainesville? Not So Fast...

    Uber in Gainesville? Not So Fast...
    This will be my first post on a case from outside the Middle District of Florida, but instead comes from the Northern District.  I'll let the Judge provide the intro: You live in Gainesville and need to book a party bus, or perhaps…
Rank this Week: 1110

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Bicycle Injuries and Deaths Remain High

    Bicycle Injuries and Deaths Remain High
    Bicycling has been increasing in popularity, both as a mode of transportation and as a recreational activity. Along with more bicycles on the road comes an increased incidence of serious accidents. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety,…
  • Nov 20

    Elements of Legally Valid Business Contract

    Elements of Legally Valid Business Contract
    A business must deal with contracts; it does not matter what kind of business it is. Contracts are important for the smooth, efficient operation of a business. A contract is a legally binding agreement by which a business promises to receive…
  • Nov 18

    Understanding Comparative Negligence in California

    Understanding Comparative Negligence in California
    When a vehicle accident happens, it is often caused by the negligence of one of the drivers. Sometimes, however, more than one driver may have done something to contribute to the accident. In California, you may be partially responsible for…
Rank this Week: 1221

My Law License

My Law License

Covers the Florida bar admission and grievance process. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 18

    Leaving Facebook's "Lawyers On The Left"

    Leaving Facebook's "Lawyers On The Left"
    In the fucking aftermath of "what the fuck is going to happen now," people are fucking talking about fucking getting together and fucking advocating for fucking rights they fucking think will fucking be taken fucking away.As part of this…
  • Nov 11

    A Heartfelt Message About Moving On From This Election

    A Heartfelt Message About Moving On From This Election
    My girl lost and your guy won. I accept that Donald J. Trump will be the next President of the United States. I don't like it, as I don't think he was the lesser of two evils, I think he was the evil of two lessers. Hillary wasn't…
  • Nov 9

    You Can't - Always Get - What You Want

    You Can't - Always Get - What You Want
    I never understood why Donald Trump ended his rallies with that song, until last night. Last night it made sense. It wasn’t a song for his supporters. It was a song for everyone else.This morning my 17 year old daughter was crying. As I…
Rank this Week: 1209

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Nov 14

    1 P&O Cruise Passenger Killed and 9 Others Injured in Bus Collision During Shore Excursion

    1 P&O Cruise Passenger Killed and 9 Others Injured in Bus Collision During Shore Excursion
    A British passenger traveling on board the P&O Cruises ship Azura was killed last Wednesday as a result of a collision involving a bus operated by a shore excursion provider in the island of Dominica. Nine other passengers of the twelve…
  • Nov 3

    Woman Seriously Injured in Boating Crash in Black Creek Clay County Florida

    Woman Seriously Injured in Boating Crash in Black Creek Clay County Florida
    A woman was seriously injured when the Boston Whaler boat she was a passenger in hit an overhanging tree branch at approximately 30 mph while traveling around a bend in Black Creek, a 13-mile-long tributary of the St. Johns River in Clay…
  • Nov 2

    Civil Liablity in the Jose Fernandez Boat Accident Case

    Civil Liablity in the Jose Fernandez Boat Accident Case
    It has been a month since Florida Marlins' pitcher Jose Fernandez and his friends Eduardo Rivero and Emilio Macias lost their lives in a tragic boating accident in Miami Beach. Shortly after the tragedy, law enforcement reported the boat…
Rank this Week: 1035

Legal News You Can Use

Legal News You Can Use

Covers auto accidents, drug safety, and dog bites. By Michael E. Seelie, PA.

http://seelielaw.com/blog
  • Apr 16

    Nissan Recalls vehicles for Airbag Failure

    Nissan Recalls vehicles for Airbag Failure
    Nissan is recalling model year 2013-2014 Altima, LEAF, Pathfinder, and Sentra, model year 2013 NV200 and Infiniti JX35 and also 2014 Infiniti Q50 and QX60 vehicles. The occupant classification system (OCS) software may incorrectly classify…
  • Jan 4

    Park Pharmacy and Compounding Recall

    Park Pharmacy and Compounding Recall
    August 23, 2013, Irvine, Ca. Park Pharmacy & Compounding Center is voluntarily recalling two lots of products Methylcobalamin 5mg/ml 30ml Amber Vials Lot #06132013@1 Exp: 12/10/2013 and Multitrace-5 Concentrate 10ml Amber Vials Lot…
  • Nov 25

    Premise Liability- Failure to Maintain Hedge

    Premise Liability- Failure to Maintain Hedge
    A 9 year old boy was hit by a motorist and suffered fatal injuries when the motor vehicle, while approaching a drive way surrounded by hedges, turned to the right and moved across the sidewalk. Claiming the hedges were too high, the…
Rank this Week: 1192

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Miami drug, domestic violence, and sex crime news. By the Law Office of A. Antonio Tomas.

http://www.floridacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 10

    Florida Doctors Arrested, Facing Criminal Trials for Patient Death

    Florida Doctors Arrested, Facing Criminal Trials for Patient Death
    In a move that is becoming increasingly common, individuals who provide controlled substances to people who later die as a direct result of abusing those drugs are being held criminally responsible for those deaths. Our Miami defense lawyers…
  • Jun 3

    Miami Criminal Suspects Must Submit DNA to Police, Court Rule

    Miami Criminal Suspects Must Submit DNA to Police, Court Rule
    If you are arrested in Miami for a felony or certain types of serious crimes, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that police have a right to forcibly withdraw a sample of your DNA. It doesn't matter that you haven't been convicted. It doesn't…
  • May 28

    Florida Teen Consensual Sex Leads to Felony Arrest

    Florida Teen Consensual Sex Leads to Felony Arrest
    Two Florida teenagers engaged in consensual sex. This happens every single day, and no one hardly bats an eye. But in this case, our Miami criminal defense lawyers understand, the two teens are both female. While some might find that…
Rank this Week: 1180

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/
  • Dec 7

    2 Hospitalized After Gas Leak At Orlando Strip Mall

    2 Hospitalized After Gas Leak At Orlando Strip Mall
    Emergency crews rushed two people to a hospital because of a gas leak at an Orlando strip mall Wednesday. Two patients were taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center for dizziness but are in stable condition, according to reports. The shopping…
  • Dec 6

    2 Workers In Serious Condition After Moving Transformer For Lakeland Electric

    2 Workers In Serious Condition After Moving Transformer For Lakeland Electric
    Two workers have been seriously injured while assisting the move of a 150-ton power plant transformer from Riverview to Lakeland Electric’s McIntosh Power Plant, according to reports. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a…
  • Dec 5

    Fuel Issue Causes Chicago-Florida Flight To Land In Indiana

    Fuel Issue Causes Chicago-Florida Flight To Land In Indiana
    A Frontier Airlines flight from Chicago to Florida was diverted to Indianapolis after an issue was reported with its fuel system. No injuries have been reported. A Frontier spokesman said flight 1334 left Chicago’s O’Hare…
Rank this Week: 1609

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Inheritances are Non-Marital Assets, Maybe

    Inheritances are Non-Marital Assets, Maybe
    The question frequently arises in a divorce case as to whether or not an inheritance is a marital asset or non-marital asset.  The Florida equitable distribution statute which deals with the distribution of assets, both marital and…
  • Dec 6

    Are Supplemental Security Benefits (SSI) Included in Your Income for Computing Child Support?

    Are Supplemental Security Benefits (SSI) Included in Your Income for Computing Child Support?
    Supplemental security income or as more commonly known as a SSI  benefits, are in fact included in your income when it comes time to calculating child support in Florida. Florida is, however, in the minority when it comes to utilizing…
  • Dec 5

    Do I Need to Liquidate My 401k or IRA Retirement Account to Pay Alimony or Child Support Arrears?

    Do I Need to Liquidate My 401k or IRA Retirement Account to Pay Alimony or Child Support Arrears?
    Although 401K accounts and IRA retirement accounts are generally protected from creditors, they may not have the same protection against an ex- spouse regarding the payment of alimony or child support arrears.  Stated another way, if you…
Rank this Week: 1611

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate…

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate Blog

Covers recent developments in Florida probate, trust, estate and guardianship. By Clark Skatoff PA.

http://www.clarkskatoff.com/news-resources/blog/
Rank this Week: 1522

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    Federal Court Denies Florida Franchisor’s Arbitration Request Due to Contract Clause’s Specific

    Federal Court Denies Florida Franchisor’s Arbitration Request Due to Contract Clause’s Specific
    A former franchisee successfully defeated a multi-count lawsuit launched by its former franchisor, due to multiple weaknesses in the franchisor’s case. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida refused to order…
  • Dec 5

    Federal Regulators Freeze Assets of South Florida Woman who Ran Alleged Immigration Scam

    Federal Regulators Freeze Assets of South Florida Woman who Ran Alleged Immigration Scam
    The EB-5 immigrant investor program has provided considerable benefits to legitimate investors, immigrants and the communities where those investments take place. When, for example, an EB-5 investor uses the program to create affordable…
  • Dec 2

    High-Income Parents and Child Support in Florida

    High-Income Parents and Child Support in Florida
    A recent decision issued by the Fourth District Court of Appeal regarding the proper amount of child support to be paid by a father who made roughly $2 million annually addressed a sometimes challenging issue for the courts:  how to…
Rank this Week: 1305

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
  • Dec 6

    Florida Cruise Ship Attorneys Give Victims OF Crime On A Cruise Ship A Voice

    Florida Cruise Ship Attorneys Give Victims OF Crime On A Cruise Ship A Voice
    Crime on cruise ships is not a new phenomenon, regrettably. Many voyages were ruined by unexplained deaths, overboard passengers, sexual assault, battery, and theft suffered by passengers on the world’s most popular cruise lines.…
  • Nov 28

    Recent Cruise Vacation Ends In Tragedy For One Family

    Recent Cruise Vacation Ends In Tragedy For One Family
    A cruise to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia turned tragic earlier this year when a 79-year old grandmother died in her stateroom. The woman’s death has sparked a controversy as to where the blame lies for her demise. The family of…
  • Nov 1

    Cruise Lines and Terror Attacks: Can Cruise Ships Be Liable?

    Cruise Lines and Terror Attacks: Can Cruise Ships Be Liable?
    Cruise Lines and Terror Attacks: Can Cruise Ships Be Liable? In early October, the Hapag-Lloyd’s Europa was the first cruise ship to sail into Tunis, Tunisia since terror attacks ravaged the area in 2015. Last year, 59 tourists were…
Rank this Week: 1242

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law. By the Law Office of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 5

    What Should I do to Protect my Immigration Status before Trump becomes President?

    What Should I do to Protect my Immigration Status before Trump becomes President?
    President-Elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office on January 20, 2017. Its a safe bet that he will get to work immediately on his agenda and campaign promises to undo as much of President Obama’s immigration executive actions as…
  • Nov 9

    Donald Trump will be our next President, what does that mean for Immigrants?

    Donald Trump will be our next President, what does that mean for Immigrants?
    In case you have not heard, in what can only be called one of the biggest upsets in U.S. presidential election history, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton this morning and is now the President-Elect of the United States. As an immigration…
  • Oct 21

    I Want to Become a U.S. Citizen, but I am not sure what Good Moral Character mean

    I Want to Become a U.S. Citizen, but I am not sure what Good Moral Character mean
    If you are a lawful permanent resident and you want to become a U.S. citizen, congratulations, you have made a wise decision. Becoming a U.S. citizen as soon as you are eligible is almost always the right choice for every lawful permanent…
Rank this Week: 1449

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as foreclosure defense. By Christie D. Arkovich, P.A.

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1607

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/
  • Dec 3

    Passengers Sue Cruise Lines for Personal Injury, Death

    Passengers Sue Cruise Lines for Personal Injury, Death
    Cruises are a popular vacation option for those who want to relax, not worry too much about organizing the details. However, what many people don’t understand is that when they are on a cruise, they are in muddy legal territory in which…
  • Nov 29

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Alleges NICU Nurse Injured Newborn

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Alleges NICU Nurse Injured Newborn
    There is a lot of anxiety that comes along with being a new parent. One of those sources of anxiety shouldn’t be the doctors and nurses trusted to take care of your baby. Unfortunately, severe birth injuries and infant deaths caused by…
  • Nov 29

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Alleges NICU Nurse Injured Newborn

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Alleges NICU Nurse Injured Newborn
    There is a lot of anxiety that comes along with being a new parent. One of those sources of anxiety shouldn’t be the doctors and nurses trusted to take care of your baby. Unfortunately, severe birth injuries and infant deaths caused by…
Rank this Week: 1285

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/
  • Dec 2

    Burden of Proof Issues in Gift Tax Matter

    Burden of Proof Issues in Gift Tax Matter
    A recent case illustrates 3 important burden of proof issues. The general facts of the case involved a merger of a company owned by parents with a company owned by children. The gift tax issue involved the relative value of the two companies…
  • Nov 27

    Gift Tax Statute of Limitations if Prior Gifts Omitted from Return

    Gift Tax Statute of Limitations if Prior Gifts Omitted from Return
    The IRS only has three years after a Form 709 is filed to assess gift taxes on a gift, so long as the gift is adequately disclosed on the return. If a gift is not disclosed, the statute of limitations does not begin to run on that gift. The…
  • Nov 23

    IRS on the Hunt for Bitcoin User

    IRS on the Hunt for Bitcoin User
    Bitcoin is the most popular of the virtual currencies. In Notice 2014-21, the IRS advised that such currencies are not money, but property, for tax purposes. Two implications of this are that persons who use Bitcoins to purchase things are…
Rank this Week: 1277

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Covers Florida construction law and government contracting. By David Adelstein.

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • Dec 2

    BENEFITS TO INSUREDS UNDER PROPERTY INSURANCE POLICY – CONCURRENT CAUSE DOCTRINE

    BENEFITS TO INSUREDS UNDER PROPERTY INSURANCE POLICY – CONCURRENT CAUSE DOCTRINE
    The Florida Supreme Court in Sebo v. American Home Assurance Co., Inc., 41 Fla. L. Weekly S582a (Fla. 2016) gave really good news to claimants seeking recovery under a first-party all-risk property insurance policy.  The Court held that…
  • Nov 25

    SPEARIN DOCTRINE AS AN AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE

    SPEARIN DOCTRINE AS AN AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE
    The Spearin doctrine, referred to as the implied warranty of constructability doctrine, is oftentimes utilized as an affirmative defense by a contractor being sued for construction defects.  Under the Spearin doctrine (recognized in the…
  • Nov 19

    OWNER’S OBLIGATION GIVING NOTICE TO CURE TO CONTRACTOR AND ANALYZING REPAIR PROTOCOL

    OWNER’S OBLIGATION GIVING NOTICE TO CURE TO CONTRACTOR AND ANALYZING REPAIR PROTOCOL
    Recently, I read an informative article from another attorney addressing considerations of an owner when it receives a repair protocol in response to a Florida Statutes Chapter 558 notice of defect letter.   This is a…
Rank this Week: 1496

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Dec 1

    The Lesser Known Option to End Marriage: Annulment

    The Lesser Known Option to End Marriage: Annulment
    When married individuals consider ending their marriage divorce is usually the first and only option they explore. This default starting point makes sense when one thinks about the lack of other viable options discussed and/or known by most…
  • Nov 30

    Divorce and Mediation

    Divorce and Mediation
    Given the emotional, financial and legal upheaval divorce creates for most couples, it is easy to understand why divorcing spouses have trouble seeing issues eye-to-eye. Typically, a person’s entire world changes in the wake of divorce,…
  • Nov 27

    Florida Divorce 101

    Florida Divorce 101
    Looking at the almost daily stories about divorce that appear in the news, it seems as if society sees this event as an everyday process that is not worth a lot of conversation. This nonchalant attitude is especially apparent in the large…
Rank this Week: 1384

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/
  • Nov 29

    Can I use my Tax Refund to file Bankruptcy?

    Can I use my Tax Refund to file Bankruptcy?
    As 2016 comes to an end, the 2017 Tax Season will begin. Federal law requires that all employers provide their employees with their W2s no later than January 31st, so that federal income taxes may be filed by April 18th. Bankrate predicted in…
  • Nov 10

    Mortgage Foreclosure and the Statute of Limitations in Florida

    Mortgage Foreclosure and the Statute of Limitations in Florida
    When the foreclosure crisis began, many Jacksonville Foreclosure Defense Attorney’s argued that a mortgage foreclosure action must be brought within five years after the borrower defaulted on their mortgage payments. However, time and…
  • Oct 26

    Bankruptcy Myth

    Bankruptcy Myth
    As a Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer I have had many clients come to me to file bankruptcy with many misconceptions about bankruptcy. Because of these misconceptions, clients often put off filing bankruptcy until they have absolutely no other…
Rank this Week: 1529

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Nov 28

    Possession is Nine-Tenths of the Law – Part 2

    Possession is Nine-Tenths of the Law – Part 2
    Our last blog talked about a case where possession of “lost “cash did not result in the “finder” of the cash ending up with it. In a famous “treasure trove” case involving Mel Fisher and the wreck of the…
  • Nov 10

    Possession is Nine-Tenths of the Law

    Possession is Nine-Tenths of the Law
    You have heard the old adage “possession is 9/10 of the law.” Well, here is a case dealing with the other 1/10. The Arizona case of Grande v. Jennings involved a hoarder by the name of Robert Spann. When he passed away in 2001,…
  • Sep 27

    Paternity Claims in Probate

    Paternity Claims in Probate
    If a man dies in Florida without having his own will or trust prepared, he is considered to have died intestate. In other words, his estate will be distributed according to the “will” the state wrote for him. Under the…
Rank this Week: 1314

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1253

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers real estate law, commercial leasing and real estate development. By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1562

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/
  • Nov 21

    Don’t Let A DUI Ruin Your Thanksgiving

    Don’t Let A DUI Ruin Your Thanksgiving
    There’s so much to be thankful for this time of year and even more love to go around. Just thinking about all the food and fun you get to share with friends and family is enough to get you excited for the Thanksgiving holiday this…
  • Oct 24

    Florida Police Officer Facing Second DUI Charge

    Florida Police Officer Facing Second DUI Charge
    A Florida police officer is facing a second DUI charge after he was apparently found asleep inside his car. St. Petersburg police said the 36-year-old was booked into jail early Tuesday and was being held on a $500 bond. In December 2009,…
  • Oct 11

    Tarpon Springs Woman Arrested for DUI After Allegedly Driving Wrong Way

    Tarpon Springs Woman Arrested for DUI After Allegedly Driving Wrong Way
    Police said a woman was arrested and charged with DUI after she drove the wrong way on U.S. 19. The incident occurred early Sunday. Police have video of the incident and claim the 43-year-old woman was driving north in the southbound lanes…
Rank this Week: 1238

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/
  • Nov 16

    Elderly Florida Couple Killed Following Two Car Crash

    Elderly Florida Couple Killed Following Two Car Crash
    An elderly couple were killed this week following a fatal two-car crash. The auto accident happened near the couple’s home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The couple were returning home to the Siesta Bay RV Resort on Summerlin Road when…
  • Oct 28

    Insurance Company Wrongly Denies Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists Coverage

    Insurance Company Wrongly Denies Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists Coverage
    According to Florida court records, an individual is suing the Metropolitan Casualty Insurance Company, from which she is seeking declaratory relief. The suit, which filed in Osceola County, alleges that the insurer acted in breach of its…
  • Oct 28

    Multiple Fatalities in Fiery Tampa Area Crash

    Multiple Fatalities in Fiery Tampa Area Crash
    The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Florida Highway Patrol, are investigating a multi-car crash that left three adults and two children dead. According to law enforcement officials, the fiery accident occurred on…
Rank this Week: 1375

Florida Personal Injury Attorney…

Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 13

    Planning a Winter Road Trip up North? Be Prepared! Florida Accident Attorney

    Planning a Winter Road Trip up North? Be Prepared! Florida Accident Attorney
    Floridians Should Check Vehicles for Winter Weather and Insurance People who live in Florida most likely live here because of the weather. We hate snow. But every year the holidays entice many Floridians to embark on road trips to the north…
  • Nov 8

    What to do After a Motor Vehicle Accident in Florida

    What to do After a Motor Vehicle Accident in Florida
    Florida Law Requires Certain Actions After an Accident – Florida Accident Attorney If you witness an accident, but are not actually involved you are not required to remain at the scene. However, your input may help authorities determine…
  • Oct 24

    Florida PIP Insurance Fraud Reform is Having a Positive Impact

    Florida PIP Insurance Fraud Reform is Having a Positive Impact
    Lower Fraudulent Claims and Lower Rates Benefit Everyone Florida PIP Insurance If you have lived in Florida for a while you may remember that there was a time when driving involved not only exercising due care to avoid accidents, but you had…
Rank this Week: 1290

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 11

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice
    PROBLEM Each year, approximately 450,000 Americans are held in jail every day because they don’t have enough money to bond out. It’s been called a “wealth-based detention scheme.” Many have had enough of this unfair…
  • Aug 21

    The Word Ryan Lochte Just Couldn’t Say

    The Word Ryan Lochte Just Couldn’t Say
    Remember the show “Happy Days?” The Fonz could never say one particular word. Even when he knew he made a mistake he couldn’t admit that he was “wrong.” He’d attempt to say it: “I was…
  • Jul 27

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?
    INTRODUCTION On March 30, 1981, as former President Ronald Reagan left the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington D.C., John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate the president. Hinckley drew his revolver and fired six rounds, injuring…
Rank this Week: 1417

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

By Matthew Sarelson & John Leighton.

http://www.resortinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 25

    “Deathworld”: Theme Park Deaths at Dreamworld Highlight Hazards of Amusement Ride

    “Deathworld”: Theme Park Deaths at Dreamworld Highlight Hazards of Amusement Ride
    4 Die In Theme Park Tragedy October 25, 2016 In yet another tragic theme park mishap, Australia’s “Dreamworld” experienced a death toll this week that rivaled Mosul. Four people were killed aboard the park’s Thunder…
  • Jul 7

    Disney really blew it. Now Melissa and Matt Graves Pay The Price.

    Disney really blew it. Now Melissa and Matt Graves Pay The Price.
    Because of Disney's corporate thinking, Matt and Melissa Graves lost their son Lane. On June 14, 2016 Lane Graves was killed by an alligator, who snatched him from the shore of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort in Orlando. Probably mistaking…
  • Jul 7

    Disney really blew it. Now Melissa and Matt Graves Pay The Price.

    Disney really blew it. Now Melissa and Matt Graves Pay The Price.
    Because of Disney’s corporate thinking, Matt and Melissa Graves lost their son Lane. On June 14, 2016 Lane Graves was killed by an alligator, who snatched him from the shore of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort in Orlando. Probably…
Rank this Week: 1326

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer Blog

Provides information about criminal defense topics and proposed legislation in Florida.

http://yourfloridacriminalattorney.com/criminal-lawyer-blog/
  • Oct 20

    Aggressive Criminal Lawyer or Intelligent Criminal Lawyer

    Aggressive Criminal Lawyer or Intelligent Criminal Lawyer
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Searching for an Aggressive Criminal Lawyer A Google search for “aggressive criminal lawyer” returns 9,780,000 results.  A Google search for “intelligent criminal…
  • May 29

    Adjudication Withheld | Collateral Consequence

    Adjudication Withheld | Collateral Consequence
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Florida Statute 948.01 gives the trial court discretion to “withhold adjudication” after imposition of a sentence of probation in felony cases.  You are supposedly spared…
  • Apr 30

    Restraining Order Florida Law

    Restraining Order Florida Law
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Filing a Restraining Order in Florida Florida law provides for five (5) different orders of protection against violent conduct. The five (5) different orders of protection are, 1)…
Rank this Week: 1411

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1543

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridarealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Due Diligence Checklist for Commercial Real Estate Transactions in South Florida

    Due Diligence Checklist for Commercial Real Estate Transactions in South Florida
    By: Alejandro E. Jordan, Esq. Due Diligence Checklist for Commercial Real Estate Transactions in South Florida Commercial real estate investments in south Florida can provide lucrative returns when they are selected and managed properly.…
  • Oct 5

    Hurricane Matthew Property Insurance Claim

    Hurricane Matthew Property Insurance Claim
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Offices Located in Delray Beach, FL and Coral Gables, FL. As Hurricane Matthew bears down on the east coast of Florida, homeowners who happen to be in the path of possible damage are scrambling to make necessary…
  • Sep 27

    Due Diligence on Commercial Real Estate in Miami – Safety, Risk Management and Environmental Consideration

    Due Diligence on Commercial Real Estate in Miami – Safety, Risk Management and Environmental Consideration
    By:  Alejandro E. Jordan, Esq. Due Diligence on Commercial Real Estate Transaction in Miami, South Florida Safety, risk management, and environmental due diligence before a commercial real estate transaction is becoming more…
Rank this Week: 1488

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers disability claims and lawsuits. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.longtermdisabilityblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1297