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Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 10

    Orlando Business Being Sued for Failing to Fix Dangerous Condition in Parking Lot

    Orlando Business Being Sued for Failing to Fix Dangerous Condition in Parking Lot
    A business invitee is suing an Orlando business for alleged negligence. The woman filed a complaint on June 21 in the Orange County Circuit Court, alleging that the business failed to provide a safe environment for its business invitees.…
  • Aug 7

    Uber Knowingly Leased Unsafe Cars To Its Drivers In Singapore

    Uber Knowingly Leased Unsafe Cars To Its Drivers In Singapore
    Uber knowingly leased unsafe cars to its drivers in Singapore, according to new reports. One of those cars, a recalled Honda Vezel with an Uber driver at the wheel, spouted flames from its dashboard in January, melting the car’s…
  • Aug 3

    Older Worker Fatalities Higher Than All Other Age Group

    Older Worker Fatalities Higher Than All Other Age Group
    Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than all other workers combined, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal statistics. This is an alarming trend as baby boomers…
Rank this Week: 479

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: 886

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Aug 4

    How to Petition for a Stepparent Adoption in Florida

    How to Petition for a Stepparent Adoption in Florida
    Most depictions of stepparents in the media present callous individuals who detest any children from the first marriage. This image of the cruel stepparent diminishes the many caring and healthy relationships shared between stepchildren and…
  • Aug 1

    Child Custody Concerns for Military Personnel Post-Divorce

    Child Custody Concerns for Military Personnel Post-Divorce
    Having and raising a family while being an active member of the military is no easy task. Being away from one’s children and spouse during the long periods of deployment is hard because this parent misses out on a lot of childhood…
  • Jul 27

    Filing for Divorce as a Stay-at-Home Spouse

    Filing for Divorce as a Stay-at-Home Spouse
    When someone starts contemplating divorce, a number of considerations must be factored into the final decision. For spouses who chose to pause their career in favor of raising children, the financial implications of divorce cannot be…
Rank this Week: 910

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

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

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Aug 4

    Hazardous Refrigerators in Recreational Vehicle

    Hazardous Refrigerators in Recreational Vehicle
    Recreational Vehicles should be reasonably safe at this point in history. They are using well-tested, well-vetted components. Right? RV manufacturers and consumers probably thought so. No one had reason to suspect a component installed in…
  • Aug 3

    Public Education Under Attack in Florida

    Public Education Under Attack in Florida
    Imagine a world in which public education did not exist. A world in which children did not have schools to attend. A world in which the future generation could not obtain a diploma. It is hard to imagine such a world, as the public-school…
  • Jul 19

    The Trolley Dilemma and Autonomous Cars — Critical Decision

    The Trolley Dilemma and Autonomous Cars — Critical Decision
    Fleets of autonomous cars are navigating U.S. highways and byways every day. Once an unfathomable dream, as most technology has been throughout history, driverless vehicles with programmed minds of their own have arrived. The idea of…
Rank this Week: 768

Psychology of Law and Criminal…

Psychology of Law and Criminal Behavior

By Kenneth Padowitz.

http://www.psychology-criminalbehavior-law.com/
  • Aug 2

    How “Expert” is Expert Testimony?

    How “Expert” is Expert Testimony?
    The Eye-Opener The legal system as we know it, places considerable emphasis on expert testimony. On a reasonable scale, there is no expectation that such testimony would be accurate at all times and in all instances. However, digging deep…
  • Feb 4

    Cultural Influence On Crime

    Cultural Influence On Crime
    One can take many different stances when asked to determine the causes of criminal activity. One area of research that has been gaining popularity views crime as a product of the culture or subculture to which one belongs, rather than…
  • Jan 28

    Rational Choice as a Theory of Crime

    Rational Choice as a Theory of Crime
    Rational choice is a prominent theoretical model in many fields of research, though many criminologists continue to doubt its applicability as a general theory of crime. Much of this skepticism can be attributed to the over-simplification of…
Rank this Week: 885

Florida Construction Industry Law…

Florida Construction Industry Law Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning the construction industry, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-construction-industry/
  • Jul 11

    Home Warranties: Contractor and Owner Beware

    Home Warranties: Contractor and Owner Beware
    Many new home purchases in Florida include some sort of home warranty agreement.  Home warranties in Florida are governed by Chapter 634 of the Florida Statutes.  As is usually the case, the “devil is in the details” in…
  • Jun 18

    Pay When Paid Provisions in Construction Contract

    Pay When Paid Provisions in Construction Contract
    By: Christopher M. Cobb, Esq. A “pay when paid” or “pay if paid” provision is often used in general contracts to shift the risk of payment by the owner to the subcontractors.  They are sometimes referred to as…
  • May 4

    Construction Defect Statute of Repose: Post-Closing Punch-list Work May Delay Its Start

    Construction Defect Statute of Repose: Post-Closing Punch-list Work May Delay Its Start
    By: Austin B. Calhoun, Esq. Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeals is shaking up the construction defect statute of repose once again.[1]  A recent 5th DCA opinion implies that the 10-year construction defect statute of repose…
Rank this Week: 925

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    Probate and Long Term Health Care

    Probate and Long Term Health Care
    Most seniors do their best to prepare for the unfortunate, inevitable, outcome that one day they will pass away.  They create their will, and with painstaking detail allocate their hard-earned money and assets to spouses, children,…
  • May 25

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction
    The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States is growing rapidly. So, too, are the number of myths surrounding the disease and other forms of dementia. Let’s begin by looking at what we do know about…
  • May 22

    Fair and Equal Estate Planning

    Fair and Equal Estate Planning
    Is Equal Fair with Estate Planning? Most of our clients want to treat their children fairly and equally.  Splitting assets equally among the children may be easy, but is it fair? When dividing assets, it is often important to determine…
Rank this Week: 524

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/
  • Jun 19

    Legislative Update: Condominium Terminations Bill Signed Into Law

    Legislative Update: Condominium Terminations Bill Signed Into Law
    Senate Bill 1520 was signed by Governor Rick Scott on June 16, 2017. The following is a summary of the bill, which will take effect on July 1, 2017: SB 1520 amends 718.117, Florida Statutes, regarding the optional termination of condominiums,…
  • Feb 13

    Steven Siegfried Profile in Today’s Daily Business Review: “Meet the Attorney Who Wrote the Book on Construction Law. Literally.”

    Steven Siegfried Profile in Today’s Daily Business Review: “Meet the Attorney Who Wrote the Book on Construction Law. Literally.”
    Steven M. Siegfried, our firm’s founder who launched the practice 40 years ago in 1977, was the subject of a “Profiles in Law” article published by the Daily Business Review, South Florida’s exclusive business daily…
  • Jan 18

    SRHL Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    SRHL Celebrates 40th Anniversary
    This year our firm is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its founding.  In 1977, Steven M. Siegfried had the vision to bring great lawyers and supporting staff together to focus on every aspect of Florida’s burgeoning…
Rank this Week: 534

Massage Therapy Law Blog

Massage Therapy Law Blog

By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://massagelawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 849

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

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

http://lawboat.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 812

My Law License

My Law License

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

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Raquel Ruano, Massachusetts Best (Worst Marketing) Attorney

    Raquel Ruano, Massachusetts Best (Worst Marketing) Attorney
    This crap is still going on. Lawyers hiring marketers, not paying attention to the unethical and cheesy ways they try to game Google for their lawyer-clients, and I'm done reaching out to these idiot lawyers to ask them to ask their marketers…
  • Apr 11

    United Airlines Conduct Was "Totally Legal"

    United Airlines Conduct Was "Totally Legal"
    When you saw the video of that guy being dragged off the United Airlines flight, I trust your first thought was "man, that's terrible."My first thought was "man, someone is going to defend that."And so it developed, like every other video on…
  • Jan 17

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison
    In my estimation, there are five things that are icing on the cake for any lawyer who practices criminal defense. 1. An acquittal in a death penalty case; 2. A reversal of a death sentence on appeal; 3. An invitation to argue before the…
Rank this Week: 449

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/
  • Mar 1

    The Securities Act of 1933 Revisited

    The Securities Act of 1933 Revisited
    The Securities Act of 1933 is referred to as the “truth in securities” law.   The act has two intended and effected results: It prohibits deceit, misrepresentations, and other fraud in the sale of securities.…
  • Feb 6

    Federal Violation of Probation

    Federal Violation of Probation
    Increasingly the U.S. Attorney’s office has been actively pursuing men and women who were placed on Federal probation but have either stopped checking in or have violated their probation with a new arrest.   Federal probation…
  • Jan 10

    Conflict of Interest or Insider Trading? Donald Trump, Jared Kushner and the Trump Organization

    Conflict of Interest or Insider Trading? Donald Trump, Jared Kushner and the Trump Organization
    On January 10th, 2017, it was announced that Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law, was appointed as Senior Advisor to the future President.  News reports  of “conflict of interest” by Donald Trump, Jared…
Rank this Week: 671

Florida Divorce & Family Law…

Florida Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current events related to divorce and family law matters in Florida. By Christine Bauer.

http://bauerfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 12

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary
    Lately I have found myself and my staff spending an extraordinary time dealing with financial disclosure issues. It is such an annoying thing to deal with because no matter how many documents are turned over in a case, only a handful are…
  • Apr 15

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill
    Its been a while that I had reason to blog here and it seems that the latest reason is the same as the last reason. In the State of Florida there has been many attempts over the past few years to change and reform alimony. The latest…
  • Apr 21

    Long Term Marriage and Alimony Reform

    Long Term Marriage and Alimony Reform
    If you are paying alimony, about to be paying alimony, or receiving alimony, I am sure that you have read all the latest on alimony reform in Florida. Everyone is talking about these wonderful calculations that will help put surety into the…
Rank this Week: 458

First Party Property Insurance…

First Party Property Insurance Blog

Covers first party property insurance claims. By Todd Legal.

http://firstpartyproperty.com/blog/
  • Oct 30

    Sharing the CaseGlide Vision: Building the Future of Insurance Claim

    Sharing the CaseGlide Vision: Building the Future of Insurance Claim
        Overview: Our Current Focus: we have linked the smartest claims people with the smartest technology people. With that behind us, we are dedicating all of our resources to building the leading claims analytics and predictive…
  • Aug 26

    Tropical Storm Erika Projected to Make Landfall in Florida Soon

    Tropical Storm Erika Projected to Make Landfall in Florida Soon
    Tropical Storm Erika may be making landfall in Florida early next week. Here is a recap of the other most important facts: the current winds are at 45 MPH its moving swiftly west at 17MPH Erika is expected to remain a tropical storm with…
  • Aug 2

    A Rude Awakening: the 2015 Florida Homeowners Insurance Litigation Alarm

    A Rude Awakening: the 2015 Florida Homeowners Insurance Litigation Alarm
    Don’t you wish you were in your bed, with your pillow and your comforter? Imagine the blinds are dropped all the way to the window sill. They’re tilted in a way that not one flicker of light shines in. I know. Its painful to think…
Rank this Week: 520

Fort Lauderdale Injury Lawyer Blog

Fort Lauderdale Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida personal injury and wrongful death law in automobile and motorcycle accidents. By The Ben Law Firm.

http://www.fort-lauderdale-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Uninsured Motorist Coverage -- Florida Supreme Court requires signed rejection from all named insured

    Uninsured Motorist Coverage -- Florida Supreme Court requires signed rejection from all named insured
    The Florida Supreme Court in Chase v. Horace Mann Ins. Co., 158 So.3d 514 (Fla. 2015), recently required automobile insurance companies to obtain a signed rejection from each person who is newly listed as a named insured under a policy of…
  • Mar 18

    Texting and Driving Revisited in this Legislative Session

    Texting and Driving Revisited in this Legislative Session
    State Senator Maria Sachs of Delray Beach is attempting to get the Florida Senate to beef up the law regarding texting and driving. She believes (and correctly so) that the current law is ineffective to deter drivers from engaging in this…
  • Feb 3

    Bike Helmets fail to prevent a lot of Head Injurie

    Bike Helmets fail to prevent a lot of Head Injurie
    A common misconception among parents is that wearing a bicycle helmet will protect their child from serious head injuries. We all see kids motoring along the sidewalk or street on bicycles, skateboards, scooters, etc., many of whom are…
Rank this Week: 439

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!
    Effective January 1, 2015, Florida’s minimum wage is $8.05 per hour. Tipped employees must be paid at least $5.03 per hour. Need help complying with federal or Florida wage laws? Are you owed money from your employer for minimum wage or…
  • Mar 29

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

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

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say
    As anyone running for a political office right now will tell you, the number one crisis facing the nation today is unemployment. According to the Huffington Post, more than five million Americans have been between jobs for at least six…
Rank this Week: 788

International Business Law Advisor

International Business Law Advisor

Covers international litigation and transactions. By Cueto Law Group P.L.

http://www.internationalbusinesslawadvisor.com
Rank this Week: 906

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers health law.

http://www.healthlawfirm.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 883

Abstract Appeal

Abstract Appeal

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

http://www.abstractappeal.com/
  • Jul 8

    People Say I’m Lazy…

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

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory
    This decision from the Fourth District examined section 768.135, the title of which references immunity for volunteer sports team physicians.
  • Feb 21

    Fourth District: No Jurisdiction, But Direction

    Fourth District: No Jurisdiction, But Direction
    The plaintiff in this case attempted to appeal a circuit court’s order refusing to reopen a file. The Fourth District determined that the order was not appealable as a final or non-final order and dismissed the appeal. Interestingly,…
Rank this Week: 624

Gunn Law Blog

Gunn Law Blog

Covers Florida Insurance and bad faith law, as well as personal injury law. By Lee Gunn.

http://gunnlawblog.typepad.com/gunn_law_blog/
  • Oct 15

    The increased use

    The increased use
    The increased use of non-standard forms in the personal lines market makes it more difficult for consumers to make an informed decision when purchasing insurance.  Consumers are no longer buying essentially the same scope of coverages. …
  • Oct 10

       Download Nova Cas. Co v.

       Download Nova Cas. Co v.
  • Oct 10

    THE NON-DELEGABLE DUTY

    THE NON-DELEGABLE DUTY
    On October 1, 2010, the Second District Court of Appeal issued an important and instructive opinion on the pleading requirements for asserting a claim for breach of non-delegable duties. Gunn Law Group and Gunn Appellate Practice successfully…
Rank this Week: 466

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    JUDGE RODRIGUEZ-CHOMAT HAS PASSED AWAY

    JUDGE RODRIGUEZ-CHOMAT HAS PASSED AWAY
    Judge Rodriguez-Chomat, who spent about a decade on the bench at the REGJB has passed away. We didn't know him very well, but his reputation was one of a kind, caring, and decent man and dedicated Judge. Like so many of his…
  • Aug 19

    STARE AT THE ECLIPSE

    STARE AT THE ECLIPSE
    And other sayings from our President. "Stare at the eclipse. Only Obama-care doctors say you can't watch the eclipse. People have been watching eclipses since they were walking with dinosaurs and you never hear any of them went blind.So…
  • Aug 14

    SAY HELLO TO JUDGES MANSFIELD AND FRANCIS .....

    SAY HELLO TO JUDGES MANSFIELD AND FRANCIS .....
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:AND YOUR TWO NEW COUNTY COURT JUDGES ARE:JOSEPH MANSFIELD, Age 52.  Joe has served as an ASA since 2001.  He fills the vacancy created by Judge Victoria del Pino who was elevated to the Circuit Court.RENATHA…
Rank this Week: 1007

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Aug 21

    Golf Carts Possibly Coming to Citrus County Road

    Golf Carts Possibly Coming to Citrus County Road
    The Crystal River City Council is considering letting golf carts drive on city roads. They will vote on whether or not to move forward with the plan during their meeting Aug. 14. In almost every driveway in Crystal River Village, you’ll…
  • Jul 20

    Valdosta Teen Killed in Hamilton ATV Crash

    Valdosta Teen Killed in Hamilton ATV Crash
    One Georgia teen was killed and another is in critical condition following a late-night ATV crash Sunday. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, a 2016 Polaris four-wheeler was traveling west on NW 44th Street in western Hamilton…
  • Jun 22

    Two People Critically Injured in Head-On Crash in Citrus County

    Two People Critically Injured in Head-On Crash in Citrus County
    Two people suffered critical injuries earlier this month in a head-on crash on a Citrus County roadway. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened on US Highway 41 at East Live Oak Lane in Inverness. A baby in one of the…
Rank this Week: 3312

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 21

    What Does “Knew or Should Have Known” Actually Mean?

    What Does “Knew or Should Have Known” Actually Mean?
    What does it mean to “know” something? Why does it matter? More importantly, should people—including judges—hold you responsible for knowing something if you should know it but don’t? Who is to say whether you…
  • Aug 4

    Florida Laws on Swimming Pool Safety

    Florida Laws on Swimming Pool Safety
    Florida Laws on Swimming Pool Safety The Delray Beach Personal Injury Attorneys at the Law Offices of Aronberg, Aronberg & Green, Injury Law Firm would like you to be educated about Florida Laws for swimming pools. While swimming pools…
  • Jul 27

    Top Things To Know About Wellington Florida

    Top Things To Know About Wellington Florida
    Aronberg Law is proud to have an office location in, and also represent personal injury clients in Wellington, FL. The Village of Wellington is part of Palm Beach County in Florida and is called the Winter Equestrian Capital of the World. The…
Rank this Week: 2846

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 4079

Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Wolfson Law Firm.

http://www.miamipersonalinjuryattorneyblog.net/
  • Aug 21

    UBER and Your Kid

    UBER and Your Kid
    If you use UBER or LYFT to pick up and deliver your minor children, then you should know it is a violation of these company’s policies. Realistically, you should also know that these companies do very little to enforce this policy. To…
  • Aug 18

    Accidents at Florida Wawa Store

    Accidents at Florida Wawa Store
    Like any other gas station or convenience store, Wawa may be liable for accidents resulting in personal injury. If you or a loved one is seriously injured while visiting any of the 90 plus Wawa stores in Florida, you are strongly urged to…
  • Jun 30

    Hit-and-Run Accidents on the Rise in South Florida

    Hit-and-Run Accidents on the Rise in South Florida
    It’s bad enough when you are seriously injured in a crash of any kind. But when the driver leaves the scene, that is the definition of adding insult to injury. That is why law enforcement is working on programs to help reduce or solve…
Rank this Week: 1660

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Aug 21

    When Can an Injured Employee Seek Compensation through a Workplace Injury Lawsuit?

    When Can an Injured Employee Seek Compensation through a Workplace Injury Lawsuit?
    Workplace injuries occur frequently in many professions, and this is especially the case for jobs in the construction and manufacturing industries. When a worker is injured on the job, there are several potential avenues that the worker can…
  • Aug 17

    The Importance of Pre-Trial Evidentiary Rulings in Florida Personal Injury Case

    The Importance of Pre-Trial Evidentiary Rulings in Florida Personal Injury Case
    The judge’s primary function in a Florida personal injury case is to make sure that the trial follows all of the applicable rules, both substantive and procedural. One of the most important tasks a judge performs is determining which…
  • Aug 14

    The Use of Expert Witnesses in Florida Personal Injury Case

    The Use of Expert Witnesses in Florida Personal Injury Case
    Florida personal injury cases are routinely decided by a jury, unless both parties agree that a judge should hear the case. When a jury is empaneled, it should be representative of the community where the case will be heard. Almost always,…
Rank this Week: 2563

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, P.A.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Florida State Rep Wants to Toughen State Texting Law

    Florida State Rep Wants to Toughen State Texting Law
    Distracted driving has become a national public health crisis. While food, drinks, children, and pets have always provided drivers with ample distraction from the road, technology is increasing the problem to unprecedented proportions.…
  • Aug 14

    Venus Williams Case Demonstrates the Tragic Consequences of Driving

    Venus Williams Case Demonstrates the Tragic Consequences of Driving
    Fatal car accidents occur on the roads of Miami every day. Even when an accident was not caused by drunk driving, or texting while driving, or other behaviors which pose an obvious risk, it can still permanently change the lives of everyone…
  • Aug 7

    Wrong Way Driver Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison

    Wrong Way Driver Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison
    Too often, negligent drivers fail to appreciate the severity of their actions. This is a lesson which one young Miami resident learned the hard way. Franklin Chavez, a twenty-four-year-old massage therapist, was sentenced to seven years in…
Rank this Week: 1360

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
  • Aug 21

    Florida Woman Who Performed Illegal Silicone Injections Sentenced After “Patient’s” Death

    Florida Woman Who Performed Illegal Silicone Injections Sentenced After “Patient’s” Death
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On May 26, 2017, a Sanford, Florida, woman who performed illegal cosmetic silicone injections was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison.…
  • Jul 27

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 2

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 2
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Our firm is frequently retained to act to obtain the release of individuals erroneously confined and held involuntarily under the Baker Act. We…
  • Jul 20

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 1

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 1
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law At The Health Law Firm, we are frequently consulted by family members of individuals who are erroneously held under Florida’s Baker Act. An…
Rank this Week: 3502

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Filing a Florida Civil Lawsuit

    Filing a Florida Civil Lawsuit
    When you contact a Florida civil litigation attorney for a Federal or Florida civil lawsuit, it is important to gather all of the information you have regarding the matter first. This information should include any and all contracts, emails,…
  • Aug 19

    Ensuring Your Business is in Compliance

    Ensuring Your Business is in Compliance
    Regulations & Registrations A statute is generally a law created through legislation. A regulation is a law created by an administrative agency through the process of interpreting provisions of legislation. An agency enforces a regulation…
  • Aug 17

    Trademarks vs. Service Mark

    Trademarks vs. Service Mark
    A Florida or Federal trademark is a word, phrase, symbol or design, or a combination thereof, that identifies and distinguishes the goods of one manufacturer or seller from the goods manufactured or sold by others, and indicates the source of…
Rank this Week: 3080

Florida Real Estate Law and…

Florida Real Estate Law and Investment Blog

Provides news, insights and commentary for investors, developers and their advisors. By Assouline & Berlowe, P.A..

http://floridarealestatelawandinvestmentblog.com
  • Aug 21

    Is Starbucks Over Caffeinated?

    Is Starbucks Over Caffeinated?
    I recently saw an article on CNBC.com about how Starbucks is competing with itself. Starbucks has opened so many stores that, according to BMO Capital Markets Research, there are now “3.6 Starbucks locations within a one-mile radius of…
  • Aug 14

    Neighbor Harasses Tenant Into Eviction

    Neighbor Harasses Tenant Into Eviction
    Sometimes the facts of a case are just sad. A tenant recently came to see me because he was being evicted from the condo he was renting.  He was not going to contest the eviction.  There were only 30 days left on the lease any way…
  • Aug 7

    Survey Updates Can Save Money

    Survey Updates Can Save Money
    In a prior post, I wrote about the need for surveys in real estate transactions (see post HERE). I can’t emphasize this need enough.  I started that post, however, with the premise that clients look for ways to save money,…
Rank this Week: 1160

Florida Real Estate Law and…

Florida Real Estate Law and Investment Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe, P.A. Provides news, insights and commentary for investors, developers and their advisors.

http://www.floridarealestatelawandinvestmentblog.com
  • Aug 21

    Is Starbucks Over Caffeinated?

    Is Starbucks Over Caffeinated?
    I recently saw an article on CNBC.com about how Starbucks is competing with itself. Starbucks has opened so many stores that, according to BMO Capital Markets Research, there are now “3.6 Starbucks locations within a one-mile radius of…
  • Aug 14

    Neighbor Harasses Tenant Into Eviction

    Neighbor Harasses Tenant Into Eviction
    Sometimes the facts of a case are just sad. A tenant recently came to see me because he was being evicted from the condo he was renting.  He was not going to contest the eviction.  There were only 30 days left on the lease any way…
  • Aug 7

    Survey Updates Can Save Money

    Survey Updates Can Save Money
    In a prior post, I wrote about the need for surveys in real estate transactions (see post HERE). I can’t emphasize this need enough.  I started that post, however, with the premise that clients look for ways to save money,…
Rank this Week: 1155

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

Covers business law, government law, and immigration law. By Brian Silber, Esq.

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • Aug 21

    Cuba Cruise News – What’s Going on and Why You Should Go

    Cuba Cruise News – What’s Going on and Why You Should Go
    Good news for Cuba-bound cruisers – your options for a Cuban cruise vacation are increasing by the day. As demand for cruises to the Caribbean’s largest island increases, more and more companies are adding tours of Cuba to their…
  • Aug 18

    Maduro visits Cuba

    Maduro visits Cuba
    In a surprise visit to Cuba, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro paid homage to the late Fidel Castro just after the 91st anniversary of his birth on August 13, 1926. Maduro met with Cuban President Raul Castro for a visit to the cemetery in…
  • Aug 16

    Private Enterprise in Cuba – Two Stories and Why They Matter

    Private Enterprise in Cuba – Two Stories and Why They Matter
    Professionals in Cuba are in limbo – the Castro government is still deciding how much to loosen its firm grip on private enterprise. The private sector has seen tremendous growth over the past decade, with private employment rising…
Rank this Week: 1431

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

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

    Why Major Hail Storms Commonly Turn Out to be More Wind Than Hail

    Why Major Hail Storms Commonly Turn Out to be More Wind Than Hail
    Note: This guest blog is by Lewis O’Leary, who has served as both a forensic investigator and restoration contractor since Hurricane Camille (1969). He has a degree in the fields of Mechanical Engineering and Architecture, is the…
  • Aug 19

    Iowa Appellate Court Upholds Appraisal Award For Insured

    Iowa Appellate Court Upholds Appraisal Award For Insured
    Recently the Iowa Court of Appeals reversed the district court and upheld an approximate $1.4 million dollar appraisal award entered for the Walnut Creek Townhome Association.1 Walnut Creek’s thirty-six buildings had been damaged by a…
  • Aug 18

    Colorado Statutory Bad Faith: Doubling Down On An Insurer’s Unreasonable Delay Or Denial

    Colorado Statutory Bad Faith: Doubling Down On An Insurer’s Unreasonable Delay Or Denial
    In August 2008, Colorado created a statutory bad faith claim of action for first-party policyholders not only separate and distinct from a claim for common law bad faith breach of an insurance contract, but establishes a much more reasonable…
Rank this Week: 4370

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Proving Actual and Constructive Knowledge in a Florida Slip-and-Fall Case

    Proving Actual and Constructive Knowledge in a Florida Slip-and-Fall Case
    To win a slip-and-fall lawsuit in Florida, plaintiff (the injured person) must prove defendant had actual or constructive knowledge of the hazard and failed to address or warn about it.  Actual knowledge means the business was aware of…
  • Aug 15

    Injury Claimant’s Marijuana Use Excluded in Trial, $3.3M Damage Award Affirmed

    Injury Claimant’s Marijuana Use Excluded in Trial, $3.3M Damage Award Affirmed
    A trucker deemed negligent in a trucking accident lost his appeal on a $3.3 million verdict favoring the driver of a minivan who suffered serious injuries in the crash. Part of that appeal was based on the assertion that trial court…
  • Aug 11

    Homeowner Had No Duty to Protect Child From Drowning Where Relative Assumed Supervision

    Homeowner Had No Duty to Protect Child From Drowning Where Relative Assumed Supervision
    Florida has the highest child drowning rate in the country, with the Florida Department of Health reporting enough children under 5 die this way every year to fill three preschool classrooms. Not only is it devastating, it’s infuriating…
Rank this Week: 3551

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: 3156

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

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

    Can I Legally Keep a Gun in My Car in Florida?

    Can I Legally Keep a Gun in My Car in Florida?
    We all know the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees Americans the right to own weapons. However, that freedom is not without restriction, and it’s important to understand how state law may restrict your rights. …
  • Aug 15

    Pleading Down to Reckless Driving After Florida DUI

    Pleading Down to Reckless Driving After Florida DUI
    Recently, pro-golfer Tiger Woods agreed to plead guilty to reckless driving and enter a diversion program, in exchange for prosecutors dropping DUI charges against him.  ESPN reports the Florida DUI arrest occurred after Woods was found…
  • Aug 10

    Sportscaster’s Florida Elder Battery Arrest Underscores Growing Crime Trend

    Sportscaster’s Florida Elder Battery Arrest Underscores Growing Crime Trend
    A well-known South Florida sports caster was arrested for battery on an elderly person, identified as a 70-year-old man. It’s not clear whether the two are related, though defendant had been staying at the home where the elder man…
Rank this Week: 4273

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

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

    Opiate Epidemic Assaults South Florida

    Opiate Epidemic Assaults South Florida
    During the 2016 presidential campaign, the opioid epidemic became a campaign issue with overdose deaths hitting a peak of 28,000 nationally the previous year detailed by the latest current available data. It was just a few weeks ago that the…
  • Jul 30

    South Florida Man and New Wife Charged with Sexual Assault of Her Sister

    South Florida Man and New Wife Charged with Sexual Assault of Her Sister
    July 29, 2017 Dale Leary, of Cutler Bay had been married to his now ex-wife Claudia for more than 10 years when the couple decided to take in a high school exchange student from Spain. They employed CCI Greenheart, a Chicago-based nonprofit…
  • Jun 26

    Road Rage and Guns, a Growing Problem in South Florida

    Road Rage and Guns, a Growing Problem in South Florida
    Road rage and guns can be a lethal combination here in South Florida. The frequency of these incidents has more than doubled since 2014. Florida and Texas which are states with the largest number of relaxed gun laws, and concealed carry…
Rank this Week: 3404

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers health care law and qui tam. By The Brod Law Firm.

https://www.healthcare-fraud-lawyer.com/
  • Aug 20

    Mylan Agrees to Settle FCA Lawsuit Regarding EpiPen

    Mylan Agrees to Settle FCA Lawsuit Regarding EpiPen
    Pharmaceutical companies Mylan Inc. and Mylan Specialty L.P. agree to pay $465 million to settle a lawsuit brought under the False Claims Act (FCA). According to the FCA-based suit brought by a whistleblower, Mylan intentionally misclassified…
  • Aug 11

    The DOJ Continues to Root Out Healthcare Fraud

    The DOJ Continues to Root Out Healthcare Fraud
    On August 10, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced victory in another healthcare fraud case. A federal jury convicted registered nurse, Evelyn Mokwuah, 52, of criminal involvement in a $20-million Medicare fraud scheme. Mokwuah owned two…
  • Aug 4

    Qui Tam Cases Remain Under Seal for Year

    Qui Tam Cases Remain Under Seal for Year
    When qui tam cases under the False Claims Act (FCA) are first filed, they are to remain under seal for 60 days. During this time, the case is secret. The defendant is not even served yet, so it likely does not know there is a suit filed…
Rank this Week: 1438

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

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

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
Rank this Week: 3048

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

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

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

    Forgotten about a financial asset? How to reclaim it

    Forgotten about a financial asset? How to reclaim it
    Even the most frugal and diligent among us can forget about fragments of our financial lives as the years pile up, we move, paperwork accumulates and gets misplaced or thrown out. These forgotten fragments include bank accounts of various…
  • Aug 14

    Estate of Star Wars' Carrie Fisher goes to probate

    Estate of Star Wars' Carrie Fisher goes to probate
    Carrie Fisher, daughter of the late actress Debbie Reynolds and crooner Eddie Fisher, died from a heart attack on December 27 at age 60. Her mother, legendary movie star Debbie Reynolds, died the following day.  Mother and daughter had been…
  • Jul 24

    Considerations Before (And After) You Agree to Serve as Health Care Surrogate

    Considerations Before (And After) You Agree to Serve as Health Care Surrogate
    Consider yourself fortunate if you have been asked to serve as someone’s health care surrogate, for you get to decide if you’ll accept the job. Astonishingly, many people name a surrogate without ever asking or informing the person they…
Rank this Week: 4533

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Aug 19

    DUI Statistics in Tampa, FL

    DUI Statistics in Tampa, FL
    The Tampa Police Department gathers statistics to monitor the activities of the DUI enforcement officers. We recently obtained these summaries for 2015, 2016 and so far in 2017. The summary distinguishes between self-initiated stops and…
  • Aug 4

    Do you lose your driver’s license for a DUI?

    Do you lose your driver’s license for a DUI?
    During the initial consultation, one of the most frequent questions is: “Will I lose my driver’s license because of the DUI?” The short answer is that it depends. After a DUI arrest, your driver’s license is…
  • Apr 14

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance
    The goal for the attorney in a DUI case involving a breath test reading over .08 is getting the breath test result thrown out of evidence. In order to get the breath test results thrown out, the DUI defense attorney can file a motion to…
Rank this Week: 3941

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

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

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
Rank this Week: 2304

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

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

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

    Train Malfunctions at Universal Orlando Resort

    Train Malfunctions at Universal Orlando Resort
    Would-be wizards and warlocks were alarmed on Thursday afternoon after the shuttle transporting them from King’s Cross Station in London to Hogsmeade Station in Orlando suffered from a technical malfunction which resulted in the magic…
  • Aug 18

    One Dead after Car Crashes into Trees Along Orlando’s Beachline

    One Dead after Car Crashes into Trees Along Orlando’s Beachline
    A crash involving a single vehicle along an Orange County stretch of the Beachline late on Thursday night resulted in the death of a 24-year-old man from Titusville and the injuries of two other individuals. The Florida Highway Patrol are…
  • Aug 17

    Road Rage Incident Leaves One Injured in Apopka

    Road Rage Incident Leaves One Injured in Apopka
    A 74 year old male driver is accused of ramming his Corvette into an SUV multiple times in a fit of road rage. According to police, the SUV was traveling west on Wekiva Springs Road when he tried to pass a 2005 yellow Corvette. However, the…
Rank this Week: 2036

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

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

    Train Malfunctions at Universal Orlando Resort

    Train Malfunctions at Universal Orlando Resort
    Would-be wizards and warlocks were alarmed on Thursday afternoon after the shuttle transporting them from King’s Cross Station in London to Hogsmeade Station in Orlando suffered from a technical malfunction which resulted in the magic…
  • Aug 18

    One Dead after Car Crashes into Trees Along Orlando’s Beachline

    One Dead after Car Crashes into Trees Along Orlando’s Beachline
    A crash involving a single vehicle along an Orange County stretch of the Beachline late on Thursday night resulted in the death of a 24-year-old man from Titusville and the injuries of two other individuals. The Florida Highway Patrol are…
  • Aug 17

    Road Rage Incident Leaves One Injured in Apopka

    Road Rage Incident Leaves One Injured in Apopka
    A 74 year old male driver is accused of ramming his Corvette into an SUV multiple times in a fit of road rage. According to police, the SUV was traveling west on Wekiva Springs Road when he tried to pass a 2005 yellow Corvette. However, the…
Rank this Week: 2668

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
  • Aug 18

    Negligent Security on the Rise in the Era of ‘Online Hospitality Services’

    Negligent Security on the Rise in the Era of ‘Online Hospitality Services’
    Hotel, travel and tourism injuries rapidly increase with inadequate security and safety neglect on premises. Once again, Airbnb has been sued by a guest claiming another host at the property assaulted her. Of course, Airbnb and Vrbo do not do…
  • Jul 19

    Ira Leesfield Reappointed to Serve on the Federal Judicial Nominating Committee for Florida

    Ira Leesfield Reappointed to Serve on the Federal Judicial Nominating Committee for Florida
    Ira Leesfield, founder and managing partner of Leesfield Scolaro, P.A., was recently reappointed by Florida Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio to serve on the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) representing the Southern District…
  • May 16

    Boat Tour Safety Regulations in Focus following latest Airboat Tragedy

    Boat Tour Safety Regulations in Focus following latest Airboat Tragedy
    Boating season is upon us, kicked off during Memorial Day weekend only days away.  During the last weekend of Spring, South Florida will once again become the boating capital of the world for many weeks to come, and each year around this…
Rank this Week: 3640