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Florida Banking Law Blog

Florida Banking Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting banking, finance and loan enforcement in Florida. By Rogers Towers, PA.

http://www.floridabankinglawblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    INVOLUNTARY BANKRUPTCY 101: BEWARE OF THE PITFALLS

    INVOLUNTARY BANKRUPTCY 101: BEWARE OF THE PITFALLS
    Authored by J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr. and Armando Nozzolilloand J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr. and Armando Nozzolillo of Rogers TowersAs mentioned in previous posts, filing an involuntary bankruptcy petition could subject a petitioning creditor to…
  • Sep 1

    Can a Borrower Extinguish My Junior Lien By Purchasing and Foreclosing a Senior Lien?

    Can a Borrower Extinguish My Junior Lien By Purchasing and Foreclosing a Senior Lien?
    Authored by Mark S. Mitchell and Timothy D. Hedrickand Mark S. Mitchell and Timothy D. Hedrick of Rogers TowersThrough the economic turmoil of the late 2000s, borrowers came up with creative (and at times, inequitable) ways to protect their…
  • Aug 27

    MILITARY LENDING ACT COVERS SOME BANKING PRODUCTS

    MILITARY LENDING ACT COVERS SOME BANKING PRODUCTS
    Authored by Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersOn July 22, 2015, the Department of Defense (DOD) issued its final rule implementing the Military Lending Act (MLA).  Enacted in 2006, the MLA seeks to protect active-duty military members and…
Rank this Week: 1466

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former LPL Financial Broker Julius Kenney

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former LPL Financial Broker Julius Kenney
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Julius Franklin Kenney IV (CRD #5500248, Calhoun, Georgia). Kenney recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in…
  • Sep 2

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Michael J. Howard

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Michael J. Howard
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Michael John Howard (CRD #2966446, Frankfort, Illinois). Howard recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was assessed a deferred fine of $15,000 and suspended from…
  • Aug 31

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Justin Amaral

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Justin Amaral
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Justin Amaral (CRD #4440980, Boston, Massachusetts). Amaral recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any…
Rank this Week: 1581

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Labor Day Drunk Driving in Florida Costs Live

    Labor Day Drunk Driving in Florida Costs Live
    The Labor Day weekend is a time to honor the nation's workers. It's also unfortunately for some an excuse to drink and drive in Florida. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that during the 2013 Labor Day…
  • Sep 2

    Study: Bicycle Injuries, Deaths Increase With Ridership

    Study: Bicycle Injuries, Deaths Increase With Ridership
    Bicycle ridership is increasingly touted as a cheap, easy, environmentally-friendly way to burn calories and get to your destination. There is ample evidence to suggest bicycle ridership has increased in Florida and nationally over the last…
  • Aug 30

    Father of Teen Killed in DUI Crash Sues Girl's Friends, Parent

    Father of Teen Killed in DUI Crash Sues Girl's Friends, Parent
    The tragic death of a 17-year-old in Connecticut has affected many lives forever, including those of her parents and also her peers, who allegedly allowed her to get behind the wheel with a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.27 - more than…
Rank this Week: 1577

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Sep 4

    Why The Tom Brady Decision is Similar to Insurance Altered Engineering and Damage Report

    Why The Tom Brady Decision is Similar to Insurance Altered Engineering and Damage Report
    The Tom Brady legal victory is being criticized, lauded, and talked about by millions in our fanatical football country. Unlike the vast majority of fans—and being a nerdy insurance lawyer—I read the report. While doing so, I was…
  • Sep 3

    FEMA Flood Back to Slow Mo with Old Guard in Place

    FEMA Flood Back to Slow Mo with Old Guard in Place
    Brad Kieserman is a leader. He took over a National Flood Insurance mess caused by others previously overseeing the National Flood Program and changed the culture. Unfortunately, the Red Cross hired him away and the old bureaucratic guard is…
  • Sep 3

    Excess Insurance Carriers Dismissed From Superstorm Sandy Claim in New York

    Excess Insurance Carriers Dismissed From Superstorm Sandy Claim in New York
    In the Supreme Court of the State of New York for the County of New York, the Honorable Barbara Jaffe, granted defendants’ Arch Insurance Group and Arch Specialty Insurance Company’s motions, dismissing them from a Superstorm…
Rank this Week: 1014

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Sep 3

    Florida’s Patent Troll Prevention Act Will Be A Disaster

    Florida’s Patent Troll Prevention Act Will Be A Disaster
    Unlike some of the neutral and unbiased articles published on this blog, this article is purely my opinion.  Florida’s new Patent Troll Prevention Act, Florida Statutes §§ 501.991-997, will be a disaster.  Similar to…
  • Aug 31

    Marijuana Business owner denied Bankruptcy relief

    Marijuana Business owner denied Bankruptcy relief
    Recently the United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Tenth Circuit found that a Colorado marijuana business owner could not be awarded bankruptcy relief. The Court noted that even though Colorado has legalized the acts of…
  • Aug 27

    Abandoned? No, just modernized.

    Abandoned? No, just modernized.
    Is an original trademark abandoned if a subsequent modified version of the mark creates the same, continuous commercial impression?  In a case of first impression, the Federal Circuit answered in a resounding no.  Jack Wolfskin…
Rank this Week: 1149

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Donald Trump and U.S. Immigration

    Donald Trump and U.S. Immigration
    “[Donald] Trump said he wants to require employers to pay H-1B workers much more money, which he said would discourage companies from hiring them and boost job prospects for Americans. “He also wants to have tech jobs offered to…
  • Aug 31

    Successful E-2 Visas for Business Purchase

    Successful E-2 Visas for Business Purchase
    Boyer Law Firm has recently obtained several E-2 visas for clients through the purchase of a business. One of these business purchases was for $60,000. The client also invested in other items in order to raise their investment amount to…
  • Aug 28

    Florida Small Business – Top 10 Least Burdensome State

    Florida Small Business – Top 10 Least Burdensome State
    Florida small business ranked among the top 10 best states for regulatory business climate, according to a study from the San Francisco-based Pacific Research Institute. Florida, which ranked No. 9 overall, came in about average for its…
Rank this Week: 1084

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida truck accidents involving moving trucks, tractor trailers, and rental trucks. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridatruckingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Automatic Emergency Braking Saves Lives in Trucking Crashe

    Automatic Emergency Braking Saves Lives in Trucking Crashe
    Advanced Automatic Braking, Automatic Emergency Braking, Autonomous Braking: these devices have many names, but no matter what you call them they are designed to save lives. These brakes work by engaging when a driver does not or cannot. If a…
  • Aug 28

    Are You Worried About Your Finances After Your Trucking Collision?

    Are You Worried About Your Finances After Your Trucking Collision?
    Trucking collisions in Hollywood, Miami, and other South Florida cities can be extremely expensive. That’s why you might be relying on your insurance to help cover your costs after a collision. Even with excellent coverage, though, you…
  • Aug 26

    What You Need to Know About Head Injuries After Your Truck Crash

    What You Need to Know About Head Injuries After Your Truck Crash
    Unfortunately, traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the more common injuries sustained in trucking accidents. In fact, of the estimated 1.7 million Americans who will suffer a TBI this year, about 17.1% of them will sustain their injuries…
Rank this Week: 1418

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/
  • Sep 2

    Florida’s Bicycle Death Rate Highest in Nation

    Florida’s Bicycle Death Rate Highest in Nation
    A new report on bicyclist deaths by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that Florida has the highest rate of bicycling deaths of any state in the nation — 0.57 per 100,000 people, more than double the nationwide rate of…
  • Aug 26

    Hawthorne Man Killed in Tractor Accident

    Hawthorne Man Killed in Tractor Accident
    An 82-year-old Hawthorne man was killed last week when he was crushed while his tractor towed another tractor in a pasture in Putnam County. Just before 1 p.m., the man was using a Masse tractor to tow a Ford tractor from a field at 125…
  • Aug 21

    1 Killed After Train Hits Car in Auburndale

    1 Killed After Train Hits Car in Auburndale
    One person is dead after an Amtrak train struck a vehicle in Auburndale Monday evening. A 44-year-old man died in the accident that occurred on Stadium Road near Bennett Street. According to witnesses, the arms were down and the lights were…
Rank this Week: 1211

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Family Law in Florida.

http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Blog_System/Recent_Blog_Posts/RSS.xml
  • Sep 2

    Commingling Nonmarital Asset

    Commingling Nonmarital Asset
    One or both parties in a divorce case may have come to the marriage with an asset. In many cases, these assets become the property of both parties during the marriage due to the commingling of nonmarital assets with marital…
  • Aug 31

    Givens Givens Sparks' Chris Codling Featured on NBC 8's "On Your Side"

    Givens Givens Sparks' Chris Codling Featured on NBC 8's "On Your Side"
    Our very own Chris Codling was featured on NBC 8’s segment titled “On Your Side.” Codling is representing a homeowner who experienced property damage due to a sink hole. Homeowners found a six-foot deep sinkhole between …
  • Aug 19

    Alimony for Adultery in Florida?

    Alimony for Adultery in Florida?
    Florida is often referred to as a no fault divorce state. The lack of a requirement to prove fault when getting a divorce in Florida is generally thought of as contributing to a shorter divorce case. No longer do couples going through…
Rank this Week: 950

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: 1018

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

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

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
Rank this Week: 1549

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
Rank this Week: 1398

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • Aug 31

    NEED TO BE A “CONTRACTOR” TO BE PROTECTED BY WORKERS COMPENSATION IMMUNITY

    NEED TO BE A “CONTRACTOR” TO BE PROTECTED BY WORKERS COMPENSATION IMMUNITY
    Previously, I discussed the concept of “statutory employer” in the framework of workers compensation. Again, this concept is based on language in Florida Statute s. 440.10(1)(b) that provides:     In case a contractor…
  • Aug 25

    THE (j)(5) and (j)(6) DAMAGE TO PROPERTY EXCLUSIONS IN CGL POLICY

    THE (j)(5) and (j)(6) DAMAGE TO PROPERTY EXCLUSIONS IN CGL POLICY
    The case of Essex Ins. Co. v. Kart Const., Inc., 2015 WL 4730540 (M.D.Fla. 2015) is an insurance coverage dispute.  In this case, a fire started after a contractor’s welding operations to the metal exterior of a tower that damaged…
  • Aug 21

    REFERRAL SOURCES CAN CONSTITUTE LEGITIMATE BUSINESS INTEREST TO SUPPORT NON-COMPETE AGREEMENT

    REFERRAL SOURCES CAN CONSTITUTE LEGITIMATE BUSINESS INTEREST TO SUPPORT NON-COMPETE AGREEMENT
    I previously discussed the validity of non-compete agreements as well as tips for drafting such agreements.   Recently, in Infinity Home Care, L.L.C. v. Amedisys Holding, LLC, 40 Fla.L.Weekly D1929a (Fla. 4th DCA 2015), the Fourth…
Rank this Week: 1049

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

Covers Florida real estate law, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, estate planning and family law.

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    A&P Bankruptcy

    A&P Bankruptcy
    A&P, once a leader in the grocery store business, is declaring Chapter 11 bankruptcy for the second time in five years. They are currently facing 2.3 billion dollars of debt, and many of their stores are losing money. Although they…
  • Aug 14

    Do Your Research Before Filing For Chapter 7

    Do Your Research Before Filing For Chapter 7
    While bankruptcy is one route many consumers take to get out of debt, the paperwork can be long and complicated. The cost of hiring a bankruptcy lawyer can be daunting, and it can be tempting to try and do it … Continue reading…
  • Jul 30

    Colt Defense Bankruptcy

    Colt Defense Bankruptcy
    Colt Defense, LLC, a maker of firearms for 179 years has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware. Officials say they plan to financially restructure as to allow for an “accelerated…
Rank this Week: 1155

Massage Therapy Law Blog

Massage Therapy Law Blog

By George F. Indest III, P.A.

http://massagelawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 31

    Orlando Chiropractor Faces 50 Years in Prison for PIP Scam

    Orlando Chiropractor Faces 50 Years in Prison for PIP Scam
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law An Orlando health clinic owner and one other person were recently arrested on charges of defrauding multiple insurance companies and payers,…
  • Nov 13

    Deadline Looming: New Fingerprint Requirement for Florida Massage Therapist

    Deadline Looming: New Fingerprint Requirement for Florida Massage Therapist
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm You can run, but you can’t hide. During the 2014 Legislative Session CS/HB 1065 was passed. This law requires all new applicants and existing massage therapists and establishment owners to…
  • Nov 13

    Deadline Looming: New Fingerprint Requirement for Florida Massage Therapist

    Deadline Looming: New Fingerprint Requirement for Florida Massage Therapist
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm You can run, but you can’t hide. During the 2014 Legislative Session CS/HB 1065 was passed. This law requires all new applicants and existing massage therapists and establishment owners to…
Rank this Week: 1564

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/
  • Aug 31

    Florida Guardianships and Less Restrictive Alternatives to Guardianship

    Florida Guardianships and Less Restrictive Alternatives to Guardianship
    Florida guardianship statutes, the Florida probate rules, and the general rules of Florida civil procedure often operate together to dictate the rights and deadlines that a party has in a given proceeding. In Adelman v. Elfenbein, the Florida…
  • Jul 31

    Florida’s Slayer Statute and Undue Influence Statute Strictly Construed

    Florida’s Slayer Statute and Undue Influence Statute Strictly Construed
    In Fiel v. Hoffman, the Florida appellate court decided that the Florida Slayer Statute and the Florida probate code statute regarding the effect of undue influence on the validity of a will mean what they say.  This Florida probate…
  • Jul 24

    Florida Probate Court Has No Jurisdiction Over Out-Of-State Real Property

    Florida Probate Court Has No Jurisdiction Over Out-Of-State Real Property
    It is not uncommon for a resident of Florida to own real property in another state.  In Brown v. Brown, the Florida appellate court reminds us that a Florida probate court does not have jurisdiction over real property in another state,…
Rank this Week: 1050

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

Covers the representation of people injured in automobile accidents, trip and fall incidents, theme park injuries, medical negligence and nursing home negligence, among others.

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    Common Causes of Truck Accidents and How to Avoid Them

    Common Causes of Truck Accidents and How to Avoid Them
    When there is an accident involving a commercial truck and a standard passenger vehicle, more often than not it is the passenger vehicle and its occupants that sustain the brunt of the damage. Both truck drivers and passenger vehicle drivers…
  • Aug 26

    Are You Automatically at Fault If You Rear-End Someone?

    Are You Automatically at Fault If You Rear-End Someone?
    For some people, rear-ending another driver can send them into a panic because of the legal consequences that are likely to follow. There is a general assumption that the driver of the car that hits another car is the one ……
  • Aug 19

    How to Prepare Your New Driver Before They Head Back to School

    How to Prepare Your New Driver Before They Head Back to School
    The experience of driving is usually different for a teenager during the school year versus the summer. As the year progresses, there will be fewer hours of daylight. Many teens will have friends who will want a ride to and ……
Rank this Week: 1028

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Aug 31

    Broward Health Offers $69.5 Million to Settle Federal Fraud Probe

    Broward Health Offers $69.5 Million to Settle Federal Fraud Probe
    Broward Health offered to pay $69.5 million to settle a four-year old federal investigation regarding allegations of massive Medicare and Medicaid fraud. According to an August 21, 2015 post by the FloridaBulldog.org, the settlement was…
  • Aug 25

    Insurance Companies Are Using Drones Instead of Insurance Adjuster

    Insurance Companies Are Using Drones Instead of Insurance Adjuster
    According to a July 24, 2015 article in the Boston Business Journal, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted Liberty Mutual Insurance permission to use four types of drones of varying sizes with several conditions regarding the use…
  • Aug 24

    GEICO Sues Medical Providers Over $5.7M In False Claim

    GEICO Sues Medical Providers Over $5.7M In False Claim
    According to an August 18, 2015, Law360 article, GEICO General Insurance Co.  has filed suit against several alleged fraudulent medical companies and their owners for over $5.74 million in paid and pending claims for various medical and…
Rank this Week: 1500

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Aug 30

    La Tendance du « Local » en Floride

    La Tendance du « Local » en Floride
    La tendance du «Local» est une nouvelle tendance qui est clairement en plein essor en Floride. Si vous circulez sur la voie principale à Jacksonville Beach, vous verrez des affiches qui disent des choses comme «Mangez…
  • Aug 23

    Qu’est-ce qui Constitue un Contrat en Floride ?

    Qu’est-ce qui Constitue un Contrat en Floride ?
    Les disputes au sujet des contrats sont très fréquentes dans les procès civils en Floride. Souvent, l’un des premiers sujets sur lequel les parties se disputent, est de savoir si oui ou non un contrat valide…
  • Aug 16

    Qu’est-ce qu’un Visa E-2 ?

    Qu’est-ce qu’un Visa E-2 ?
    Un visa E2 est un visa d’investisseur qui permet aux ressortissants étrangers d’obtenir un visa de 5 ans renouvelable pour investir dans une entreprise aux États-Unis. Si vous êtes intéressé…
Rank this Week: 1082

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Man Complains to Police After Marijuana Plants Confiscated

    Man Complains to Police After Marijuana Plants Confiscated
    As our West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale drug crime defense lawyers know, you should feel safe, (even encouraged) calling the police if you believe something has been stolen from you -- that is, of course, unless the items you're…
  • Aug 25

    Misuse of 911 Emergency Line Leads to Palm Beach Man's Arrest

    Misuse of 911 Emergency Line Leads to Palm Beach Man's Arrest
    Previously on this blog, we have written about how misuse of the 911 emergency line can lead to arrest and criminal charges. The 911 system is designed to keep communities safe; when a community's 911 lines and resources are tied-up with…
  • Aug 22

    Disagreement Over Vaccination Leads to Arrests and Kidnapping Charge

    Disagreement Over Vaccination Leads to Arrests and Kidnapping Charge
    Many parents disagree over the proper way stop raise their children. From which foods they believe is safe to eat, to how much sun they think is suitable for young ones, to which schools they feel their kids should hope to attend, parents all…
Rank this Week: 1165

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

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

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Physicians Watch Out: "Disruptive Physicians" Rising on Board of Medicine's Radar

    Physicians Watch Out: "Disruptive Physicians" Rising on Board of Medicine's Radar
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On August 7, 2015, the Florida Board of Medicine heard a presentation on "disruptive physicians" from psychiatrist Martha Brown, M.D. It was…
  • Aug 24

    Orlando Chiropractor Faces 50 Years in Prison for PIP Scam

    Orlando Chiropractor Faces 50 Years in Prison for PIP Scam
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law An Orlando health clinic owner and one other person were recently arrested on charges of defrauding multiple insurance companies and payers,…
  • Aug 21

    Amarin Pharma, Inc., Wins Injunction Against FDA's Off-Label Marketing Ban

    Amarin Pharma, Inc., Wins Injunction Against FDA's Off-Label Marketing Ban
    By Michael L. Smith, R.R.T., J.D., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The US District Court for the Southern District of New York granted a preliminary injunction to Amarin Pharma, Inc. (Amarin), prohibiting the Food and…
Rank this Week: 1499

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: 1497

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1512

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Aug 24

    I've been told to do a short sale to sell my house; what does that mean?

    I've been told to do a short sale to sell my house; what does that mean?
    guest commentary by Tom Steck Realtor at Century 21 Champions Madeira Beach, Florida There are several new phrases that have become part of the real estate vocabulary in recent years as part of the fallout from the Great Recession, and...
  • Jul 13

    ARE YOU SELF INSURED?

    ARE YOU SELF INSURED?
    If you are driving in Florida you may be self insured and not know it!
  • Apr 30

    BEWARE OF INJURY LAWYERS COMING TO YOUR HOUSE

    BEWARE OF INJURY LAWYERS COMING TO YOUR HOUSE
    Don't be fooled by television advertisements that claim a "lawyer" will come to your house
Rank this Week: 1513

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Aug 23

    Destination Divorce

    Destination Divorce
    Prior to no-fault divorce laws, couples could only sue for divorce if certain state-determined criteria had been met, including situations such as infidelity, abuse, incarceration, and abandonment. This forced many couples to examine other…
  • Aug 16

    Post-Divorce Roommate

    Post-Divorce Roommate
    You may have thought that life with roommates was something you left behind in your college years. But as more and more middle aged people get divorced and find themselves with a mortgage and bills to pay, they are considering becoming…
  • Aug 9

    Keep the Ring or Lose the Ring?

    Keep the Ring or Lose the Ring?
    It’s a very personal question, and the answer varies from couple to couple. Some couples continue to wear their wedding bands until the day the divorce is final, while others take it off long before the lawyers are involved. Why…
Rank this Week: 1537

My Law License

My Law License

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

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

    How To Navigate The Starbucks Wine List

    How To Navigate The Starbucks Wine List
    I know, it's a blog about law and ethics. I don't give a shit, it's my blog, and this Starbucks wine thing is more important to you anyway..I was ready to pounce, hard, when I read that Starbucks is now serving wine. I was ready to laugh,…
  • May 4

    The Tech Train Missed The Courtroom Lawyers Stop

    The Tech Train Missed The Courtroom Lawyers Stop
    The legal profession has given themselves to the tech vendors. Their influx to everything lawyer has been successful, causing anyone in state Bar and Bar association leadership to advocate that we all must "embrace technology or die." It's…
  • May 2

    Should Asian Women Stick To Massages?

    Should Asian Women Stick To Massages?
    Lawyer Jeena Cho (Asian woman pictured) is a San Francisco Bankruptcy Lawyer involved in the "Mindfulness" movement for lawyers. I have no interest in the "Mindfulness" movement and have no problem making fun of whatever it is. I…
Rank this Week: 1297

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 & Cerda-Collazo .

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1612

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Aug 17

    Estate Planning Is for Young Adults too

    Estate Planning Is for Young Adults too
    “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Benjamin Franklin may not have been referencing estate planning when he made that statement, but aptly applies to creating estate planning documents. There are many individuals…
  • Aug 4

    Six Estate Planning Mistakes Made by High-Net-Worth Individual

    Six Estate Planning Mistakes Made by High-Net-Worth Individual
    A well thought out and thorough estate plan is one of the best things you can leave behind for your loved ones.  Like all others, high net worth individuals should take the process seriously to ensure that their wishes are honored, and…
  • Jul 22

    Create a GRAT Before Interest Rates Rise

    Create a GRAT Before Interest Rates Rise
    Interest rates are currently at an all-time low, making it an imperative time to consider all the potential estate planning options that you may have.  Low interest rates provide an advantageous opportunity to utilize grantor-retained…
Rank this Week: 1384

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridarealestatelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1538

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

Covers Class III weapons topics for all of the 50 states. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.guntrustlawyer.com/
  • Aug 7

    More Problems Reported with Silencerco NFA Trust “EasyTrust”

    More Problems Reported with Silencerco NFA Trust “EasyTrust”
    David McCleary a Michigan Gun Trust Lawyer written about the problems he  has seen with the so called EasyTrust Gun Trust by Silencerco.  Today I received an email from him stating that in his opinion the trust is “horribly…
  • Aug 3

    Gun Trust and Foreiture of Weapons under Protest

    Gun Trust and Foreiture of Weapons under Protest
    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have recently decided to re-classify parachute flares and 40mm chalk rounds as explosives and begun the confiscation process. Those in the gun industry feel this ruling could soon be…
  • Jul 10

    Can I bring a firearm into a Hospital in Florida?

    Can I bring a firearm into a Hospital in Florida?
    As a gun trust attorney it is my duty to keep up with the latest gun laws throughout the country and clients are often surprised how different the laws can vary state to state.  I was recently asked by a client if someone with a valid…
Rank this Week: 1295

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cohn & Smith, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1063

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1183

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
  • Jul 28

    Social Media's Impact on Personal Injury Cases by Daniel L. Diaz-Balart

    Social Media's Impact on Personal Injury Cases by Daniel L. Diaz-Balart
    Find this article written for and published in the Daily Business Review. Lawyers who fail to utilize social media's increased role in the legal profession, or who fail to properly anticipate how it may come up in litigation, do so at their…
  • Jul 17

    GoFundMe as an alternative to predatory Lawsuit Loan

    GoFundMe as an alternative to predatory Lawsuit Loan
    With the development over the past few years of online crowd funding, websites like GoFundMe have gained in popularity at an exponential rate. Since its inception, GoFundMe claims to have raised over $1.2 billion through its website. Quite…
  • Jul 15

    Life-threatening injuries to bicycle accident victim in Fort Lauderdale

    Life-threatening injuries to bicycle accident victim in Fort Lauderdale
    On Monday, Colleen Berzok was riding her bicycle near the Sunrise Boulevard bridge in Fort Lauderdale, not far from her home, when she was hit by a car. Reports about Colleen's injuries are not optimistic and qualified as life-threatening. …
Rank this Week: 1482

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    It’s a Stretch to Call Limousines Safe

    It’s a Stretch to Call Limousines Safe
      I recently read an article in the New York Times about a sad limousine t-bone car accident, involving a bunch of women taking wine tour in a stretch limousine. At first glance, one would think that the women did everything right. They…
  • Jun 15

    Night Car Accident Injuries: A Problem for Teen

    Night Car Accident Injuries: A Problem for Teen
    Study finds that Teenagers are Particularly Susceptible to Night time Car Crashes A prior blog post of mine discussed that car accidents are the leading cause of death among teenagers (15-19 years old) around the world. According to…
  • May 29

    Car Crash Lawyer: Drunk Driving Loophole Endangers Floridian

    Car Crash Lawyer: Drunk Driving Loophole Endangers Floridian
    Car Crash Lawyer: Drunk Driving Loophole Endangers Floridians Though we may groan at a traffic ticket or occasionally wish we could drive faster when running late, most Floridians agree with one very important traffic rule—do not drink…
Rank this Week: 1443

Ocala Divorce Lawyer Blog

Ocala Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida family law and divorce issues. By Anne E. Raduns.

http://www.ocalafamilylaw.com/Ocala-Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 15

    Same-Sex Marriages Now Recognized in All 50 State

    Same-Sex Marriages Now Recognized in All 50 State
    As of June 26, 2015, all 50 states in the U.S. are required to both grant and recognize same-sex marriages as legal civil marriages. The decision regarding the Obergefell v. Hodges case was made by the U.S. Supreme Court in a close 5-4…
  • Mar 13

    Divorce Questions to Ask at the End of a Marriage

    Divorce Questions to Ask at the End of a Marriage
    The importance of asking questions cannot be underestimated in life, especially when the questions are asked prior to undergoing divorce proceedings. Florida residents who prepare themselves by performing the necessary research prior to…
  • Feb 26

    Shared parenting may become a new form of child custody

    Shared parenting may become a new form of child custody
    Divorces are difficult on the spouses, but it can be even worse if there are children involved. The decision of which Florida parent has custody of the child can lead to bitterness and can be emotionally trying on the child....
Rank this Week: 1005

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/
Rank this Week: 955

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    Federal Sentencing News: Clemency and President Obama

    Federal Sentencing News: Clemency and President Obama
      With over 200,000 inmates in the Federal prison system and a Congress poised to make changes in the harsh sentencing rules for drug offenses, clemency is under consideration by the office of the President. At the time of this posting…
  • May 12

    Federal Sentencing Changes White Collar Punishment

    Federal Sentencing Changes White Collar Punishment
    United States District Courts were, until recent years, required to strictly and mechanically follow the sentencing guidelines propounded by the U. S. Sentencing Commission. With the changes of the past eight years, the Courts have been…
  • Apr 21

    Fowl Play in Kansas City Law Office

    Fowl Play in Kansas City Law Office
    Harry Truman never completed law school but he did attend for two years. He lived a few miles from Kansas City, which recently became renown in the history of lawyers and lawyer jokes. It all began on April 14th when legal secretary Monica…
Rank this Week: 1253

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers expungements, drug offenses, domestic violence and other criminal offenses in Florida. By the Sammis Law Firm.

http://criminal-defense-attorney-tampa.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Help! The Florida Highway Patrol Stole My Vehicle

    Help! The Florida Highway Patrol Stole My Vehicle
    Demanding the Adversarial Preliminary Hearing under the Florida Contraband Forfeiture Act The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) Division of Florida Highway Patrol has increased the frequency in which is it seizing…
  • May 25

    Florida Courses on Rule 3.220 and Brady / Giglio - Legal and Ethical Obligations of Discovery in Criminal Case

    Florida Courses on Rule 3.220 and Brady / Giglio - Legal and Ethical Obligations of Discovery in Criminal Case
    When was the last time you received a Brady Notice?Many believe that prosecutors will start to take a different approach to disclosing Brady material as a result of the recent amendments to Rule 3.113. The courses are intended to teach…
  • May 8

    Phantom "Hit and Run" Non-Contact Crash in Florida

    Phantom "Hit and Run" Non-Contact Crash in Florida
    What happens if your car did not actually come into contact with any other car involved in the crash? If you look in the rear view mirror and see a crash behind you are you required to stop and render aid? Can you be charged with "hit and…
Rank this Week: 1215

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. by Brais Brais Rusak & Cerda-Collazo .

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: 1450

Appealing Decisions

Appealing Decisions

Covers appellate opinions and practice in Florida and elsewhere. By Jennifer R. Dixon.

http://www.flaappellatecounsel.com/
  • Jun 16

    Economic Development in the Sunshine?

    Economic Development in the Sunshine?
    The Fifth District Court of Appeal heard oral argument today on the issue of whether the records of the Economic Development Commission of Brevard County are subject to public inspection.  The lower court ruled that such…
  • May 1

    SCOTUS Affirms Sanction of Florida Judicial Candidate

    SCOTUS Affirms Sanction of Florida Judicial Candidate
    On April 29, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States affirmed a Florida Supreme Court decision upholding disciplinary sanctions against Lanell Williams-Yulee, a candidate for County Court Judge in Hillsborough County.  See…
  • Apr 27

    New Rules Bring New Requirements in the Fifth DCA

    New Rules Bring New Requirements in the Fifth DCA
    If you are a registered filer with e-DCA, you may have received this notice from the Fifth DCA last week.  Because of changes to the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure, attorneys are now required to notify the appellate court when…
Rank this Week: 1619

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 12

    Pain & Suffering – What’s it Worth?

    Pain & Suffering – What’s it Worth?
    Can you sue for pain and suffering in an accident or medical malpractice case in Florida? The short answer is yes. However, there are other factors that go into pain and suffering claims and the potential for monetary awards. These are things…
  • Mar 26

    Homeowners’ Insurance Policies and Exclusions for Long-Term Leak

    Homeowners’ Insurance Policies and Exclusions for Long-Term Leak
      Do insurers have a responsibility to pay for long term leaks in the house? The answer is usually no. Most homeowners’ insurance policies have an exclusion for long term leaks. The policies will pay for leaks that are discovered…
  • Feb 6

    Bicycle Accidents Risks and Remedie

    Bicycle Accidents Risks and Remedie
      The State of Florida is a bicycle rider’s paradise. With virtually year around sunshine and warm weather as well as miles and miles of incredibly beautiful coastline, it should come as no surprise that bicycles are a common sight…
Rank this Week: 1470

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal…

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, civil litigation, personal injury, and immigration news.

http://www.ameritrustlawgroup.com/legal-blog/
  • May 26

    Former NFL Players Sue NFL for Over-Prescribing Painkiller

    Former NFL Players Sue NFL for Over-Prescribing Painkiller
    The NFL is facing a lawsuit from former NFL players who claim all 32 teams illegally obtained painkillers and pushed them to players to keep them playing through injuries. The lawsuit claims the painkillers were prescribed without any regard…
  • May 18

    Turner Grain Bankruptcy Moves into Chapter 7 Liquidation

    Turner Grain Bankruptcy Moves into Chapter 7 Liquidation
    The contentious bankruptcy of Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley took an important turn on Thursday May 14, 2015 when a federal bankruptcy judge agreed to convert the company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy into Chapter 7 liquidation.…
  • May 12

    American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    American Eagle Energy filed chapter 11 bankruptcy after falling crude oil prices hurt the Colorado-based company. American Eagle Energy purchases and develops oil across oil fields in Montana and North Dakota. The company missed an interest…
Rank this Week: 1078

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: 1405

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/
  • 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…
  • Jan 7

    Same Sex Marriage In Florida!!!

    Same Sex Marriage In Florida!!!
    Florida on Monday became the thirty-sixth state to allow same-sex marriages, as a state court judge in Miami ordered a Dade County clerk to start issuing licenses to same-sex couples. This is something that Floridians have been waiting a…
  • Sep 2

    Florida Most Expensive State to File Divorce

    Florida Most Expensive State to File Divorce
    I read online recently that Florida is the most expensive State to File for Divorce in. Here are the top ten: 10. Tennessee, $302 9. Utah, $310 8. Pennsylvania, $317 7. Arizona, $321 6. Louisiana, $324 5. New York, $335 4. Illinois,…
Rank this Week: 1205

FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
  • 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…
  • Apr 6

    Court Revisits Life Sentences for Juvenile Offenders, Part 2

    Court Revisits Life Sentences for Juvenile Offenders, Part 2
    Regina Keenan | On March 19, 2005, the Florida Supreme Court issued opinions in Falcon v. State, (SC13-865) and Horsley v. State, (SC13-1938) combined with State v. Horsley, (SC-13-2000). In Miller v. Alabama, 132 S. Ct. 2455 (U.S. 2012), the
  • Mar 21

    Court Revisits Life Sentences for Juvenile Offender

    Court Revisits Life Sentences for Juvenile Offender
    Kristen Larson | In Graham v. Florida, 560 U.S. 48 (2010), the Supreme Court of the United States held that a Florida law which allowed juveniles to be sentenced to life without parole for nonhomicide crimes was unconstitutional. The Court
Rank this Week: 1142