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Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • May 24

    Significant Changes to Overtime Regulations!

    Significant Changes to Overtime Regulations!
    Just this week, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its much-anticipated final changes to the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new guidelines will go into effect on December 1, 2016, so now is the time…
  • May 18

    Protect Your Tech: Florida Bar CLE Edition

    Protect Your Tech: Florida Bar CLE Edition
      Earlier this month, I had the distinct pleasure to present at the Florida Bar Basic Technology CLE about how businesses, and their lawyers, can protect technology using Intellectual Property.  This was the first time a…
  • Apr 15

    PANAMA PAPERS – Subpoena Issued to Mossack Fonseca Regarding Daddy Yankee Asset

    PANAMA PAPERS – Subpoena Issued to Mossack Fonseca Regarding Daddy Yankee Asset
    Miami Attorneys Issued a Subpoena to Mossack Fonseca, of the Panama Papers, regarding Daddy Yankee Assets 4/12/16- Eric Assouline, Daniel Vielleville, and Peter Berlowe, with ASSOULINE & BERLOWE, P.A., Miami – Picture from Daily…
Rank this Week: 1116

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/
Rank this Week: 866

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/
  • May 23

    Girl Sexually Assaulted by Crew of a Florida Dolphin Sightseeing Cruise

    Girl Sexually Assaulted by Crew of a Florida Dolphin Sightseeing Cruise
    A second arrest was made in recent days involving the alleged sexual assault of a minor during a Destin, Florida dolphin sightseeing cruise. Statements made to the police reveal that the underage girl was served wine on the cruise by two…
  • May 19

    Miami Appeals Court Finds Punitive Damages Claim Can Continue Against Norwegian Cruise Line

    Miami Appeals Court Finds Punitive Damages Claim Can Continue Against Norwegian Cruise Line
    The crew member personal injury lawyers of Brais Brais Rusak received a favorable appellate decision against Norwegian Cruise Line and its subsidiary NCL America concerning a seaman's right to bring a punitive damages claim against the cruise…
  • May 16

    Woman Goes Overboard from Galveston, Texas Based Carnival Cruise

    Woman Goes Overboard from Galveston, Texas Based Carnival Cruise
    Thirty-three year old passenger, Samantha Broberg, was reported missing by friends on the Galveston, Texas based Carnival Liberty Friday morning. Upon being notified that Ms. Broberg, a mother of four, was missing, Carnival performed a ship…
Rank this Week: 703

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Personal Injury Law and Truck Accident Law. Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 686

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/
  • May 20

    Florida Probate Creditor Claims For Child Support Arrearage

    Florida Probate Creditor Claims For Child Support Arrearage
    Can an adult child bring a claim against a deceased parent’s estate for unpaid child support owed pursuant to a marital support agreement if the living parent has filed a claim? In Davis v. Hengen, the Florida appellate court provided…
  • Apr 21

    Review of Attorney Jeffrey Skatoff

    Review of Attorney Jeffrey Skatoff
    A recent review of attorney Jeffrey Skatoff from a client. Jeff Skatoff and Susan Wear and Staff: Sincerest thanks for a superb defense of our position.  It was a pleasure dealing with you both.  If you ever need a…
  • Mar 18

    Review of Jordan Hammer

    Review of Jordan Hammer
    From a satisfied client: To the team at Clark Skatoff: My wife and I not only want to thank you for accepting our case but also for allowing Jordan Hammer to represent us.
Rank this Week: 1105

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 682

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 19

    Criminal Record Seal

    Criminal Record Seal
    Being arrested can be a scary and very embarrassing ordeal.  After an arrest, a person’s criminal record is public information and can be viewed on request by pretty much anyone.  That means that a nosy neighbor, friends and…
  • Apr 26

    Illegal Search and Seizure?

    Illegal Search and Seizure?
    Search and seizure issues are normally at the top of the list in any criminal case where physical evidence is recovered from a defendant.  Florida law, like federal law, provides protection for citizens against illegal search and…
  • Mar 29

    Theft Arrest After Taking Own Car

    Theft Arrest After Taking Own Car
    I recently came across a story where a woman was arrested for stealing a car that Florida law recognizes as, in essence, half hers.  After a verbal altercation with her husband, the woman left in the family car, which was registered in…
Rank this Week: 855

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 633

Psychology and Mental Health Law…

Psychology and Mental Health Law Blog

Covers health law, psychology and mental health law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://mentalhealthlawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1112

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • May 13

    Screenwriter of the television show Empire sued for copyright infringement

    Screenwriter of the television show Empire sued for copyright infringement
    Earlier this year, the screenwriter for the television show Empire was sued for copyright infringement, along with other defendants, including production company Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. The lawsuit was brought by pro se…
  • May 5

    United States Supreme Court to hear copyright lawsuit regarding cheerleader uniform

    United States Supreme Court to hear copyright lawsuit regarding cheerleader uniform
    This entry is a follow up to a previous blog article[1] regarding the case of Varsity Brands, Inc. v. Star Athletica, LLC, 799 F.3d 468 (6th Cir. 2015), in which the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that designs on cheerleading uniforms…
  • Apr 13

    USCIS Completes the H-1B Cap Random Selection Process for FY 2017

    USCIS Completes the H-1B Cap Random Selection Process for FY 2017
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on April 7, 2016, that it has received enough H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 visas for fiscal year (FY) 2017. USCIS has also received more than the limit of…
Rank this Week: 946

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/
Rank this Week: 650

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • May 13

    Probate Judges Can’t Always Be Superhero

    Probate Judges Can’t Always Be Superhero
    If you've been through the probate process, you may have wished for the probate judge to save the day. But, they can't always be superheroes. The post Probate Judges Can’t Always Be Superheros appeared first on Cramer Law Center.
  • Apr 24

    Florida’s Avalanche of Probate Case

    Florida’s Avalanche of Probate Case
    The State of Florida recently released its annual statistical report on probate caseloads for the past year. The report goes a long way in explaining just why it’s so often a painfully slow process to resolve a probate case. It looked…
  • Apr 12

    Digital Assets Part III: Victory!

    Digital Assets Part III: Victory!
    In previous posts, we addressed digital assets and how difficult it might be for fiduciaries (personal representatives or trustees) of an estate to access the digital assets of a deceased loved one, specifically their Facebook…
Rank this Week: 1080

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 the Law Offices of Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 12

    Miami Judge Declares Florida’s Revised Death Penalty Law Unconstitutional

    Miami Judge Declares Florida’s Revised Death Penalty Law Unconstitutional
    Earlier this month, a Miami judge declared Florida’s revised death penalty law unconstitutional, saying jurors should agree to execution unanimously, contrary to what the new law says. Circuit Court Judge for Miami-Dade County, Milton…
  • Apr 13

    The “Panama Papers” Scandal

    The “Panama Papers” Scandal
    Earlier this month, The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), published reports on their ongoing investigation into the 2.6 terabytes of data leaked from Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian international law firm.  The…
  • Mar 22

    Apple and the Federal Government’s Order to Help Open the San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone

    Apple and the Federal Government’s Order to Help Open the San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone
    Last month, on February 16, 2016, the U.S. Government asked a California federal court to compel Apple to assist the FBI in the search of the San Bernardino shooter,Syed Rizwan Farook’s, iPhone.  Apple has objected to doing so,…
Rank this Week: 837

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • May 11

    The Dos and Don’ts of Car Insurance Claim

    The Dos and Don’ts of Car Insurance Claim
    Dealing with the costs and consequences of a car accident can be confusing, stressful, and can seriously hurt your wallet. At times, you may feel like you just want to file your claim and get your settlement over with as soon as possible.…
  • May 4

    Accident and Injury Lawyer: How to Prepare Teens to be Safer Driver

    Accident and Injury Lawyer: How to Prepare Teens to be Safer Driver
    As a parent, you are responsible for teaching your kids many things. And one of the most important things you will teach them is how to drive. Driving is such a big part of our lives here in Florida. So when your child gets to be of driving…
  • Apr 27

    Miami Car Accident Attorney: Texting and Driving Still Only a Secondary Offense

    Miami Car Accident Attorney: Texting and Driving Still Only a Secondary Offense
    Did you know that Florida has a law against texting and driving? It’s true. But you can be forgiven for not knowing that this law exists, because texting and driving is only a secondary offense. What does that mean? Our state’s…
Rank this Week: 1107

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

Covers the many flavors of appellate issues and law. By Dorothy Easley.

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 822

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 711

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice issues related to minors and children, including child safety, crimes against children, as well as medical care and health issues. By David A. Wolf.

http://www.floridachildinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 783

Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida car accident, product liability and workers compensation news. By Ruth E. Johnson.

http://www.miamipersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Workers Compensation Attorneys applaud Florida Supreme Court Ruling

    Workers Compensation Attorneys applaud Florida Supreme Court Ruling
    The Supreme Court of Florida has issued its decision in a case (Marvin Castellanos v. Next Door Company) that will make a huge impact on the rights of injured workers in this State. Specifically with regard to the workers compensation…
  • Jan 2

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?
    Workers compensation lawyers and legal practitioners are sitting on the edge of their seats awaiting the ruling of the Supreme Court in the high profile case of Castellanos v. Next Door Company. To the average Miami resident this case may…
  • Dec 13

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?
    A 2009 motor vehicle accident statistics report by the Florida Department of Transportation showed that 5,474 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents due to texting while driving, and another 448,000 were injured. In response to these…
Rank this Week: 651

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 27

    NFL v. Brady - Decision Not Surprising

    NFL v. Brady - Decision Not Surprising
    On April 25, 2016 an important decision for the sports world came down from the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals involving Tom Brady. Being a sports fan and a tax lawyer, the opinion sparked my interest. Challenging the National Football…
  • Apr 18

    Florida Appellate Court Rules Against DBPR in Blunt Wraps Case

    Florida Appellate Court Rules Against DBPR in Blunt Wraps Case
    Our firm has been extremely involved with Florida's wholesale tobacco tax for the past several years. Since Micjo in 2012, the Florida wholesale tobacco tax area has been fraught with seemingly endless litigation. In addition to the Micjo…
  • Apr 4

    OTC's On the Hook for Bed Tax in Maryland

    OTC's On the Hook for Bed Tax in Maryland
    State and local governments are continually searching for ways to increase revenue through taxation of online companies conducting business within their state or county. One such way is by assessing a rental tax against online travel…
Rank this Week: 1096

My Law License

My Law License

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

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Professor Jeff Jarvis, The Joke

    Professor Jeff Jarvis, The Joke
    "Jeff Jarvis, a national leader in the development of online news, blogging, the investigation of new business models for news, and the teaching of entrepreneurial journalism, writes an influential blog, Buzzmachine.com. He is author of…
  • Jan 7

    Florida Court: False Online Review Of Lawyer = Libel

    Florida Court: False Online Review Of Lawyer = Libel
    A Florida lawyer got some big damages in a libel case, and yesterday the Fourth District Court of Appeal upheld them, with a great opinion.The case is Copia Blake and Peter Birzon v.Ann-Marie Giustibelli, P.A., and Ann-Marie…
  • Dec 20

    Last Minute Wine Gifts TO AVOID For The Wine Lover

    Last Minute Wine Gifts TO AVOID For The Wine Lover
    I've lost count of the wine-gifts-for-the-wine-lover posts in the last few weeks. Seems as if there's a perception that people who love wine, love nothing else.First piece of advice, that's not true. We like books, (i.e., Amazon gift cards),…
Rank this Week: 843

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Apr 13

    ALIMONY AND CUSTODY ABOUT TO CHANGE IN FLORIDA

    ALIMONY AND CUSTODY ABOUT TO CHANGE IN FLORIDA
    A major rewrite of the state's alimony laws is now on Gov. Rick Scott's desk, and he has one week to decide the fate of Senate Bill 668.The proposed changes include ending permanent alimony, giving judges power to reduce alimony...
  • Jan 8

    FALSE ONLINE REVIEWS OF A LAWYER MAY COST YOU

    FALSE ONLINE REVIEWS OF A LAWYER MAY COST YOU
    In Florida, things just changed a bit for the better for lawyers. In the past, lawyers seemed to be at the mercy of anyone that wanted to write a negative online review of the lawyer. Such review can be very...
  • Jan 6

    COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE

    COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE
    What is Collaborative Divorce Collaborative law, also known as collaborative practice, collaborative divorce or collaborative family law, is a legal process enabling couples who have decided to separate or end their marriage to work with…
Rank this Week: 1089

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Mar 30

    Hire an Attorney In Person

    Hire an Attorney In Person
    Why E-Mail Consultations Don’t Work When you hire an at […]
  • Mar 28

    Which Bankruptcy Should I File?

    Which Bankruptcy Should I File?
    Yes, filing bankruptcy is a choice but the Chapter of bankruptcy you will file is NOT. Choosing to file bankruptcy is a major decision and should be carefully weighed after talking with an extremely knowledgeable bankruptcy attorney. Before…
  • Mar 25

    Personal Financial History Matters in Bankruptcy

    Personal Financial History Matters in Bankruptcy
    Talking with a bankruptcy attorney will immediately provide you with answers. Consultations are in-person, should last 15-20 minutes. After that time you should have an idea as to whether you’ll hire the attorney.
Rank this Week: 1213

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: 1158

FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
  • Dec 17

    Supreme Court Removes Judge from Bench for Physical Altercation with Public Defender

    Supreme Court Removes Judge from Bench for Physical Altercation with Public Defender
    Jacek Stramski | On December 17, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court rejected the Judicial Qualifications Commission’s (JQC) recommendation that Judge John Murphy of Brevard County be suspended, and instead held that he “surrendered…
  • Nov 5

    Failure to Appear is not Direct Criminal Contempt

    Failure to Appear is not Direct Criminal Contempt
    Jacek Stramski | On November 5, the Florida Supreme Court issued its opinion in State v. Diaz de la Portilla (SC14-1625) and clarified that failure to appear at a scheduled hearing when required to do so by a court can
  • Apr 6

    Impairment of Contracts, Hospital Districts, and the Foundations They Create

    Impairment of Contracts, Hospital Districts, and the Foundations They Create
    Regina Keenan | On November 13, 2014, the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion in Citrus County Hospital Board v. Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc. (SC13-411) affirming Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc. v. Citrus County…
Rank this Week: 1137

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 16

    Birth Mothers and Adoption in Florida

    Birth Mothers and Adoption in Florida
    Adoption laws in Florida sometimes change due to cases that make their way through the court system. Adoptions are often a pleasant legal experience when everyone cooperates from the beginning, but that is not always the case. What results…
  • Mar 1

    Florida Alimony and Proposed Legislative Changes for 2013

    Florida Alimony and Proposed Legislative Changes for 2013
    Florida marriages lasting longer than sixteen (16) years may result in an award of permanent alimony if the spouses decide to divorce. Over recent years the debate of alimony in Florida has been at the forefront of legislative session. The…
  • Feb 26

    What Is the Harm in Doing Your Own Divorce in Florida?

    What Is the Harm in Doing Your Own Divorce in Florida?
    The world of, "do it yourself," has become far easier over the years with the invention of the internet. People now walk into doctors' offices and tell the doctor what their diagnosis is and what medication to prescribe. The same is true…
Rank this Week: 833

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

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

http://lawboat.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 3

    El Faro

    El Faro
    ELEUTHERA, Bahamas — The U.S. Coast Guard resumed its search early Saturday across Bahamian waters for a disabled cargo ship with 33 crewmembers, including 28 Americans, that lost contact during Hurricane Joaquin, which was moving away…
  • Oct 3

    Lost at sea: Ship with 33 people missing in Hurricane Joaquin _ EL Faro

    Lost at sea: Ship with 33 people missing in Hurricane Joaquin _ EL Faro
    (CNN)For more than 36 hours, there's been no word from, and no sign of, the U.S.-flagged container ship El Faro. That means no news on what's happened to the 28 Americans and five Poles aboard, faced with the full fury of Hurricane Joaquin…
  • Oct 3

    EL FARO _ lost at sea _ Hurrican Joaquin

    EL FARO _ lost at sea _ Hurrican Joaquin
    http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/02/us/hurricane-joaquin/ The EL Faro has been missing for days.  We remain hopeful the Coast Guard finds the crew today. Dwayne Clark Jacksonville Florida Maritime Lawyer
Rank this Week: 746

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

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

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Jun 23

    Injured Louisiana Carnival Cruise Passenger Hires BBRC

    Injured Louisiana Carnival Cruise Passenger Hires BBRC
    The cruise passenger injury lawyers of BBRC have been retained to represent a Louisiana woman who fell due to an unreasonably slippery deck aboard the Carnival Elation cruise ship. The slip and fall occurred on the ship's Lido deck. The…
  • May 18

    Disney Cruise Passenger Who Sustained Leg & Hip Injuries is Recuperating at South Carolina Hospital

    Disney Cruise Passenger Who Sustained Leg & Hip Injuries is Recuperating at South Carolina Hospital
    A 29-year-old passenger is in ta Charleston, South Carolina hospital after being airlifted off the Disney Magic cruise ship last Saturday. Reports state that in the early morning hours the cruise ship requested assistance from the Coast…
  • May 14

    Legal Issues Concerning Cruise Ship Sexual Assault

    Legal Issues Concerning Cruise Ship Sexual Assault
    A sexual assault occurs in the United States every 2 minutes. Often times these attacks are unreported. Like most sexual assault situations, victims raped aboard cruise ships most often do not inform authorities. Sometimes, however, the…
Rank this Week: 641

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

Covers voir dire, cause challenges, juror concealment, non-verbal behavior, and peremptory challenges. By Robert W. Kelley.

http://www.juryblog.com
  • May 12

    “I don’t believe in the jury system”

    “I don’t believe in the jury system”
    During jury selection in a car accident case, a prospective juror told counsel she “didn’t believe in the jury system” because of an experience her brother had in a criminal case two years earlier. She said she thought she…
  • Apr 9

    Fundamental Error to Restrict Lawyer’s Questions During Voir Dire

    Fundamental Error to Restrict Lawyer’s Questions During Voir Dire
    A trial judge is Vero Beach was reversed last week for restricting defense counsel’s questions during jury selection. The defense lawyer in the case had been forced by the judge into going to trial without his client being…
  • Jan 30

    How to Save a Potentially Contaminated Jury Panel

    How to Save a Potentially Contaminated Jury Panel
    During jury selection in a civil trial a prospective juror stated in open court that he was familiar with one of the defendant’s expert medical witnesses. The juror said the expert had “kind of screwed-up my dad’s…
Rank this Week: 987

South Florida Criminal Lawyers…

South Florida Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Florida criminal and DUI law. By the Law Office of Kevin F. Moot.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 13

    RETURN OF THE SOUTH FLORIDA CRIMINAL LAWYERS BLOG

    RETURN OF THE SOUTH FLORIDA CRIMINAL LAWYERS BLOG
    To my faithful dear reader (whomever you may be), let me update my terribly outdated blog. During my hiatus from blogging, there has been no shortage of news stories pertaining to criminal law and justice throughout South Florida and the…
  • Aug 14

    FERGUSON AND THE MILITARIZATION OF POLICE

    FERGUSON AND THE MILITARIZATION OF POLICE
    This week's disturbing news coming out of Ferguson, Missouri, is highlighting the troubling trend of militarization in American law enforcement agencies; a trend which is occurring right here in South Florida, as it is in most parts of the…
  • Jun 25

    THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY OF FLORIDA'S NEW "WARNING SHOT" LAW, and THE POWER OF MANIPULATIVE REPORTING

    THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY OF FLORIDA'S NEW "WARNING SHOT" LAW, and THE POWER OF MANIPULATIVE REPORTING
    This week, the State of Florida has amended its "Stand Your Ground Law," allegedly "expanding" the law to protect "warning shots." The apparent impetus for this legislation was the conviction and sentencing of Ms. Marissa Alexander, who was…
Rank this Week: 1078

Powell & Espat Blog

Powell & Espat Blog

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

http://mattlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 12

    Dog Attacks: Another Victim of Poor Prevention

    Dog Attacks: Another Victim of Poor Prevention
    Regardless of dog breed, dog attacks can happen with poor care, poor training, and lack of knowledge of what dogs need to be happy. The post Dog Attacks: Another Victim of Poor Prevention appeared first on .
  • Nov 10

    Did GM Put Drivers in Danger?

    Did GM Put Drivers in Danger?
    How long did GM actually know about a faulty ignition switch before alerting consumers? The answer could have huge ramifications. The post Did GM Put Drivers in Danger? appeared first on .
  • Nov 7

    Hip Replacement Lawsuit Sees Settlement

    Hip Replacement Lawsuit Sees Settlement
    If you have had a hip replacement go wrong, speak with a personal injury attorney about your possible options for a lawsuit. The post Hip Replacement Lawsuit Sees Settlement appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 1106

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Covers asbestos litigation, claims and exposure. By Reyes, O'Shea & Coloca, P.A.

http://www.mesothelioma-lawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 10

    Georgia Pacific Finances Articles Meant To Cast Doubt On The Toxic Effects Of Chrysotile Asbesto

    Georgia Pacific Finances Articles Meant To Cast Doubt On The Toxic Effects Of Chrysotile Asbesto
    Georgia-Pacific LLC was founded in 1927 as the Georgia Hardwood Lumber Company. Now, after years of expanding and acquisitions, Georgia Pacific is one of the world's leading manufacturers and distributors of tissue, pulp, paper, toilet and…
  • Sep 20

    Product Liability -When Can You Seek Emotional Distress Damages?

    Product Liability -When Can You Seek Emotional Distress Damages?
    Product Liability, as defined by Black's Law Dictionary is: ... the legal liability of manufacturers and sellers to compensate buyers, users, and even bystanders, for damages or injuries suffered because of defects in goods purchased. …
  • Sep 20

    Product Liability -When Can You Seek Emotional Distress Damages?

    Product Liability -When Can You Seek Emotional Distress Damages?
    Product Liability, as defined by Black’s Law Dictionary is: … the legal liability of manufacturers and sellers to compensate buyers, users, and even bystanders, for damages or injuries suffered because of defects in goods…
Rank this Week: 1056

Florida Law and the Criminal…

Florida Law and the Criminal Justice System

Covers Florida and federal criminal law topics. By Richard Hornsby.

http://blog.richardhornsby.com
  • Jul 7

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem
    To many people, there is no middle ground: George Zimmerman will either be convicted of Second Degree Murder or he will be found Not Guilty. But the reality is much more complex, because the jury will have a number of Continue reading →
  • Jul 7

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem
    To many people, there is no middle ground: George Zimmerman will either be convicted of Second Degree Murder or he will be found Not Guilty. But the reality is much more complex, because the jury will have a number of Continue reading →
  • Jul 1

    Don’t Believe Every Tweet You Read

    Don’t Believe Every Tweet You Read
    Because of some erroneous Tweeting going on in the Twitterverse, I keep receiving the following two recurring questions regarding George Zimmerman’s case: Is Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child an available lesser offense; and Does the…
Rank this Week: 1039

The Law and Equity Report by…

The Law and Equity Report by Timothy Powers O'Neill

Covers Florida real estate and business litigation.

http://lawandequity.com
  • Aug 13

    Copyright in the New

    Copyright in the New
    LendInk fiasco keeps rights management issue burning; Most don’t realize when you buy an e-book that you cannot resell it, and in the majority of cases can’t even lend it to a friend because of copyright, not technical issue
  • Aug 7

    Copyright in the New

    Copyright in the New
    Posner: Sharing links isn’t copyright infringement
  • Mar 20

    An Open Invitation

    An Open Invitation
    I respectfully decline the invitation to join your hallucination. Scott Adams   An invitation to a wedding invokes more trouble than a summons to a police court. William Feather  
Rank this Week: 1050

Florida Bankruptcy News and…

Florida Bankruptcy News and Current Events

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure defense news. Debt Relief Group LLC.

http://www.1800debtrelief.com/bankruptcy-news/
  • May 26

    How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Credit Rating?

    How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Credit Rating?
    Some people avoid filing bankruptcy because they are afraid of the way it could affect their credit rating. Yes, it is going to have a negative impact on your credit score, but from that point forward, it is completely up to you which…
  • May 25

    How Do I Decide if I Should File Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

    How Do I Decide if I Should File Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
    There are two different types of consumer bankruptcy, and they mean two different things. You can be made to go from one to the other, but that only goes one way. You can also be denied a discharge of your bankruptcy. What this all means when…
  • May 24

    Can I Include Any Taxes in My Bankruptcy?

    Can I Include Any Taxes in My Bankruptcy?
    As if tax laws aren’t already difficult enough to navigate, why not add some bankruptcy laws to the mix as well? When it comes to their taxes, many people are confused about what they can and can’t include in their bankruptcy. In…
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Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law, including information on accidents and injuries in Orlando, and the state of Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Unknown Woman Steals Pizza Delivery Car, Crashes into Home

    Unknown Woman Steals Pizza Delivery Car, Crashes into Home
    At this present moment, the authorities in Florida are still looking for a woman who is being accused of stealing a pizza delivery car from its driver on Wednesday Evening before subsequently crashing this car into a private home. According…
  • May 26

    Accident Between Car and Motorized Scooter in Palm Bay

    Accident Between Car and Motorized Scooter in Palm Bay
    On Thursday Morning, 78-year-old James William Smith was driving his personal motorized scooter through a shopping plaza in Palm Bay when he tried to cross the road near the plaza’s entrance, where Palm Bay Road and Bottlebrush Drive…
  • May 23

    Fire Starts at an Orlando Trash Facility

    Fire Starts at an Orlando Trash Facility
    On Thursday night, a fire broke out in one of Orlando’s waste management facilities. The Orange County Fire Rescue reports that the fire started shortly after midnight at the trash depository situated at 4986 L B McLeod Road. This…
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Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Unknown Woman Steals Pizza Delivery Car, Crashes into Home

    Unknown Woman Steals Pizza Delivery Car, Crashes into Home
    At this present moment, the authorities in Florida are still looking for a woman who is being accused of stealing a pizza delivery car from its driver on Wednesday Evening before subsequently crashing this car into a private home. According…
  • May 26

    Accident Between Car and Motorized Scooter in Palm Bay

    Accident Between Car and Motorized Scooter in Palm Bay
    On Thursday Morning, 78-year-old James William Smith was driving his personal motorized scooter through a shopping plaza in Palm Bay when he tried to cross the road near the plaza’s entrance, where Palm Bay Road and Bottlebrush Drive…
  • May 23

    Fire Starts at an Orlando Trash Facility

    Fire Starts at an Orlando Trash Facility
    On Thursday night, a fire broke out in one of Orlando’s waste management facilities. The Orange County Fire Rescue reports that the fire started shortly after midnight at the trash depository situated at 4986 L B McLeod Road. This…
Rank this Week: 1789

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/
  • May 26

    Florida Sales Taxes on Internet Sales Outside of Florida [Florida]

    Florida Sales Taxes on Internet Sales Outside of Florida [Florida]
    Question: A Florida corporation, with a physical location and principal address in Florida, sells flowers, gift baskets, and other items of tangible personal property over the Internet. The company does not maintain any inventory and instead…
  • May 21

    Tax Treaty Savings Clause Question

    Tax Treaty Savings Clause Question
    Facts: A U.S. citizen and permanent resident of Israel incurs capital gains from the sale of stock of a U.S. corporation. U.S. - Israel Income Tax Treaty Provisions: Article 15, Paragraph 1: “[a] resident of one of the Contracting…
  • May 19

    Applicable Federal Rates - June 2016

    Applicable Federal Rates - June 2016
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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/
  • May 26

    A Conversation with Ted Marerro; Remembering Ed Leinster, Remembering Cheney’s Horrible Cross-Examination, and the Path of a Saint

    A Conversation with Ted Marerro; Remembering Ed Leinster, Remembering Cheney’s Horrible Cross-Examination, and the Path of a Saint
    A few years ago, my friend Ed Leinster passed away.  He had worked with me here at the office for many years, and his motions were absolutely brilliant.  He was brilliant.   Before he passed away, he told me of how he was going…
  • May 18

    New Ruling on Positive Drug Test VOP’s Defies Logic

    New Ruling on Positive Drug Test VOP’s Defies Logic
    “Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.” — Dalai Lama XIV Every country on Earth has criminal rules, and they all sound remarkably similar.    We Americans enjoy a “presumption of…
  • May 10

    County Jail Time for Dummie

    County Jail Time for Dummie
    I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been to the jail in my 23 years of defending criminal cases.  Let’s just say plenty.  But, I don’t know what it’s like to spend time behind bars, as I’m only…
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FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://flpipguide.com/
  • May 26

    Auto Insurance Fraud Comes in All Shapes and Size

    Auto Insurance Fraud Comes in All Shapes and Size
    A recent study by the auto insurance industry reveals that fraud costs the industry $50 billion each year. And with that much money at stake, the criminals can get pretty creative. South Florida law enforcement used “Operation Cold…
  • May 20

    Man Charged With Staging Traffic Accidents for Insurance Money

    Man Charged With Staging Traffic Accidents for Insurance Money
    The Florida Division of Insurance Fraud arrested a man in Orlando who was charged with orchestrating automobile accidents for the purpose of defrauding insurance companies. Alma Germain was accused of buying used junk cars to intentionally…
  • May 19

    Florida Doctor Convicted of 162 Counts of Fraud

    Florida Doctor Convicted of 162 Counts of Fraud
    A North Florida jury convicted a Gainesville doctor of 162 counts of healthcare fraud. Ona M. Colasante, who was found guilty after a five-week trial, faces up to 10 years in prison at her sentencing in July. Colasante owned and ……
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Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • May 26

    PTSD in Women Vietnam Veteran

    PTSD in Women Vietnam Veteran
    Explaining the High Rate of PTSD Studies show that PTSD may be more common in women veterans than previously thought. More specifically, women veterans of the Vietnam War suffer significant rates of PTSD even decades after the war had ended…
  • May 25

    How Does TDIU Work?

    How Does TDIU Work?
    When you are entitled to compensation benefits for a service connected disability, the VA rates it to determine the amount of money you should receive, using the Schedule for Rating Disabilities. The ratings range from 0% to 100% and increase…
  • May 23

    When  and How Should I Argue for an Earlier Effective Date?

    When  and How Should I Argue for an Earlier Effective Date?
    The VA is often fickle about their effective dates for claims and that generally means that they are going to award a veteran the latest effective date that they can for a given claim.  Generally, this will be the date that the veteran…
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The Florida Legal Blog

The Florida Legal Blog

Focuses Florida appellate and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decisions. By Jeffrey Kuntz.

http://www.floridalegalblog.org/
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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/
  • May 26

    Florida Death Penalty May be Doomed

    Florida Death Penalty May be Doomed
    The death penalty in Florida may be on its last leg.  Recently, the Florida Supreme Court nixed the state’s practice of having a judge – rather than a jury – decide a person’s fate in a death penalty case. Then…
  • May 23

    Arrest in Florida Hit-and-Run That Killed MMA Fighter

    Arrest in Florida Hit-and-Run That Killed MMA Fighter
    The death of fearsome mixed martial arts fighter Jordan Parsons struck fans with sadness and garnered international headlines from Miami to Sydney.  The 25-year-old Parsons was reportedly crossing the street at the corner of Lindell…
  • May 17

    Broward Human Trafficking Conviction for Rapper

    Broward Human Trafficking Conviction for Rapper
    Gerard Nelson was just 24-years-old, but he and his crew – the Str8Profit Boyz – were on the rise.  To those on the outside, it appeared they were living a luxurious lifestyle funded by their creativity and business savvy as…
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Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • May 25

    One Killed, One Injured In I-75 Crash

    One Killed, One Injured In I-75 Crash
    One person was killed early Thursday when a flatbed cargo truck crashed on Interstate 75 in north Tampa. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at the I-75 apex with Interstate 275 just before 5 a.m. Troopers believe the…
  • May 4

    4-Year-Old Injured in April 24 Crash In New Port Richey Die

    4-Year-Old Injured in April 24 Crash In New Port Richey Die
    A 4-year-old girl died Sunday from injuries she sustained in an April 24 crash in New Port Richey. The crash occurred at 9:45 p.m. on U.S. 19 at the intersection with Marine Parkway. According to the New Port Richey Police Department, a blue…
  • May 2

    Dade City Woman Killed in Head-On Collision

    Dade City Woman Killed in Head-On Collision
    A 48-year-old woman from Dade City was killed in a head-on crash Sunday afternoon. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the Dade City woman was driving westbound on Blanton Road approaching Country Squire Lane just before 6 p.m. at the…
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Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
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New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

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

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • May 25

    Your Data Security Thoughts and Concerns: A Survey

    Your Data Security Thoughts and Concerns: A Survey
    In conjunction with our upcoming panel event on June 3rd, The Challenges of Data Security and Privacy: Minimizing Risk Exposure and Liability, Bilzin Sumberg and Kaufman Rossin are conducting a survey to learn more about Florida business…
  • May 24

    Join Us for an Upcoming Data Security & Privacy Panel

    Join Us for an Upcoming Data Security & Privacy Panel
    On June 3, Bilzin Sumberg and Kaufman Rossin are teaming up to host the breakfast panel, “The Challenges of Data Security and Privacy: Minimizing Risk Exposure and Liability.” The event will feature a panel of experts who…
  • May 20

    Fintech and Striking a Balance Between Innovation and Consumer Protection

    Fintech and Striking a Balance Between Innovation and Consumer Protection
    A topic of discussion at eMerge this year was the disruptive effect that Fintech is having within the financial sector. Fintech, which refers to the use of new technologies in the financial services industry to improve operational and…
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