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South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury law. By Frankl & Kominsky, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    Assumption of the Risk in Florida Personal Injury Case

    Assumption of the Risk in Florida Personal Injury Case
    When someone is injured while engaging in an activity that they know to be dangerous, sometimes courts will prevent that person from holding other potentially negligent parties liable, based on the doctrine of assumption of the risk. In order…
  • May 10

    Florida Teen Killed in Drunk Driving Accident, Four Others Injured

    Florida Teen Killed in Drunk Driving Accident, Four Others Injured
    Earlier this month, one Florida teen was killed and four others injured when they were struck by an allegedly drunk driver as they crossed the street after exiting the school bus. According to a local news report covering the tragic accident,…
  • Apr 12

    Slip-and-Fall Plaintiff’s Expert Witness Creates Material Issue That Court Holds Must Be Resolved by a Jury

    Slip-and-Fall Plaintiff’s Expert Witness Creates Material Issue That Court Holds Must Be Resolved by a Jury
    In many personal injury cases, the named defendant will try to get the case dismissed as early as possible in the process. Often, the earliest opportunity for a defendant to try for a dismissal is at the summary judgment stage. Summary…
Rank this Week: 1098

Tampa Personal Injury…

Tampa Personal Injury Attorney/Lawyer Blog

By Joyce & Reyes Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.joyceandreyespa.com/blog/
  • Jun 14

    Florida couple file medical malpractice lawsuit over allegedly botched surgery

    Florida couple file medical malpractice lawsuit over allegedly botched surgery
    A Florida couple filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a medical facility and doctor, claiming that a surgery resulted in nerve damage. Knud Hostrup and Maria Luzia Hostrup filed the lawsuit against doctor Matthew E. Wells and an…
  • May 22

    Florida family wins $33.8 million medical malpractice award in brain injury case

    Florida family wins $33.8 million medical malpractice award in brain injury case
    A Florida family was awarded $33.8 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit after a judge ruled that a baby’s irreversible brain damage was caused by the decisions of a federally employed doctor. The baby’s mother was a patient at…
  • May 15

    Florida drivers second worst in country for distracted driving

    Florida drivers second worst in country for distracted driving
    Researchers ranked Florida’s distracted drivers the second worst in the nation. EverQuote, an online insurance marketplace, collected data from 2.7 million car trips over 230 million miles, through its EverDrive app, which promotes safe…
Rank this Week: 1317

Florida Condominium Law Blog

Florida Condominium Law Blog

Covers condominium associations. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-condominium/
Rank this Week: 1465

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury, medical malpractice and workers' compensation news. By Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 133

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridachildinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 443

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 960

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

By The Law Offices of Mark A. Kaire, P.A.

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 14

    Malpractice Damage Caps Struck Down by Florida Supreme Court

    Malpractice Damage Caps Struck Down by Florida Supreme Court
    A recent decision by the Florida Supreme Court means that if you’re harmed by negligent medical care, your compensation for pain and suffering will no longer be subject to arbitrary limits. The court ruled 4-3 on June 8…
  • Jun 2

    The Hit(s) and Run(s) Don’t stop.

    The Hit(s) and Run(s) Don’t stop.
    How can driving to work be this dangerous?  Naphtali Hertz Wacks, 57, a Miami Beach defense lawyer was driving his Honda Civic to work Tuesday morning when he was struck and critically injured by a hit and run motorist.…
  • May 30

    Workers Compensation After Being Assaulted at Work

    Workers Compensation After Being Assaulted at Work
    Whether you work at a construction site or in an office, you’re probably aware that you might be injured or become ill due to your job — and that workers’ compensation benefits are available to cover your medical treatments.…
Rank this Week: 4887

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers…

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Lusk, Drasites & Tolisano, PA.

http://www.southwestfloridainjurylawyers.com/
  • Jun 14

    Five Reason to Consider a Real Estate Attorney

    Five Reason to Consider a Real Estate Attorney
    Whether buying or selling a home or commercial space, real estate can be a highly confusing field. There is a great deal of information associated with buying and selling, and while some of it is easily understandable, much of it may be…
  • Jun 14

    Florida’s Roads are Getting More Deadly, Find Out Why and How to Protect Yourself

    Florida’s Roads are Getting More Deadly, Find Out Why and How to Protect Yourself
    If you’ve been on a drive through our beautiful Sunshine State in the last year, you may have spotted something among the palms and coastal views: signs and billboards featuring the words “Arrive Alive”. The Arrive Alive…
  • May 30

    The Anatomy of a Car Accident Case in Florida

    The Anatomy of a Car Accident Case in Florida
    No one likes to think about being involved in an accident. Car accidents are stressful at best and at their worst, they can be completely devastating. Regardless, it’s important to understand the legal stages that follow after an…
Rank this Week: 2225

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Jun 13

    FBI Investigating Disappearance At Sea Of Florida Woman

    FBI Investigating Disappearance At Sea Of Florida Woman
    The FBI and U.S. Coast Guard are investigating the disappearance of a 41-year-old Florida woman 100 km off Key West. Isabella Hellman and her husband, Lewis Bennett, married in February and departed on a Caribbean vacation on their 37-foot…
  • Jun 5

    19-Year-Old Killed In Boating Accident In Indian River Lagoon

    19-Year-Old Killed In Boating Accident In Indian River Lagoon
    Chance Rivero, a 19-year-old Vero Beach resident was killed Saturday night when the boat he was a passenger of hit a channel marker, ejecting him from it and into the water.  Per the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation the boat,…
  • Jun 2

    Tragedy Calls For Changes To DOHSA That Would Allow Recovery Of Nonpecuniary Damage

    Tragedy Calls For Changes To DOHSA That Would Allow Recovery Of Nonpecuniary Damage
    Photo credit: JON LEVY/AFP/Getty Images On July 17, 1996, at approximately 8:30 p.m., a Boeing 747-131 aircraft, operated by Trans World Airlines as TWA Flight 800, departed from John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City for Rome, Italy,…
Rank this Week: 399

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

Covers securities law topics of interest to executives of middle market businesses. By Gunster.

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Jun 13

    Don’t stop B-lievin’: A “Journey” into benefit corporation

    Don’t stop B-lievin’: A “Journey” into benefit corporation
    When you think of corporations, you think “maximize profits for shareholders”. This notion is being turned on its head as a growing sustainable business movement asks: “Can we look to factors in addition to profit to measure…
  • Jun 12

    The CAMs are coming and other enlightened enhancements courtesy of the PCAOB

    The CAMs are coming and other enlightened enhancements courtesy of the PCAOB
    Earlier this month, after seven years of threats, the PCAOB adopted rules to drastically change the standard auditor’s report. In adopting the rules, the PCAOB noted that the standard auditor’s report had largely remained…
  • Jun 11

    Ducks and monkey

    Ducks and monkey
    A few weeks ago, The Wall Street Journal reported that two former directors of Theranos – the embattled blood testing company – “did not follow up on public allegations that…the firm was relying on standard technology…
Rank this Week: 3664

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Jun 13

    New Port Richey Man Killed in Hudson Crash

    New Port Richey Man Killed in Hudson Crash
    A 28-year-old man was killed Tuesday morning during a crash in Hudson. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the two-vehicle collision happened shortly after 6am on State Road 52 at Alpine Parkway. The crash closed the eastbound lanes of…
  • May 11

    Pedestrian Killed in Pasco County Crash

    Pedestrian Killed in Pasco County Crash
    Authorities are currently investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian. The collision occurred around 8:45 a.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 19 just south of Hudson Avenue. The Florida Highway Patrol said a vehicle was traveling northbound on…
  • May 4

    Scooter Driver Uses Cell Phone as Headlight, Stopped by Police

    Scooter Driver Uses Cell Phone as Headlight, Stopped by Police
    The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office stopped a scooter Monday night on U.S. Highway 19 because it didn’t have a functioning headlight. According to reports, the driver was trying to use a cell phone light as a headlight by…
Rank this Week: 3477

SEC Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

SEC Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

Covers securities law. By Silver Law Group & The Law Firm of David R. Chase, P.A.

http://www.secwhistleblowerlawyers.net/
  • Jun 13

    SEC Declines Paying a Whistleblower Because the Tip Was Provided Prior to Dodd-Frank

    SEC Declines Paying a Whistleblower Because the Tip Was Provided Prior to Dodd-Frank
    The SEC recently declined to pay a whistleblower award to a claimant that sought the SEC’s review of its stance on payouts stemming from information provided prior to the Dodd-Frank Act’s enactment in 2010. In an SEC Order, the…
  • Jun 6

    New York Settles Whistleblower-initiated Claim for $40 Million; Whistleblower Receives $8.8 Million Bounty

    New York Settles Whistleblower-initiated Claim for $40 Million; Whistleblower Receives $8.8 Million Bounty
    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a whistleblower-initiated $40 million settlement with Alabama-based investment firm Harbert Management Corp. over unpaid state income taxes claimed instead in lower-tax Alabama. The…
  • May 3

    SEC Awards Whistleblower a Bounty of Over $500,000

    SEC Awards Whistleblower a Bounty of Over $500,000
    The SEC announced it was awarding a company insider a whistleblower award of more than $500,000 for reporting information that prompted an SEC investigation into well-hidden misconduct that resulted in an SEC enforcement action. The…
Rank this Week: 1757

Florida Abogado de Accidentes Blog

Florida Abogado de Accidentes Blog

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

http://www.floridaabogadodeaccidentesblog.com/
  • Jun 13

    Recuperarse Después de un accidente Laboral en Homestead

    Recuperarse Después de un accidente Laboral en Homestead
    En cualquier momento, un accidente laboral puede suceder en su lugar de trabajo en Homestead. Mientras que trabajar en algunas industrias es más riesgoso que en otras, es posible que una herida grave ocurra en cualquier ambiente…
  • Jun 6

    Consejos para Salir en una Cita Segura

    Consejos para Salir en una Cita Segura
    Durante esta época del año, muchas personas se enfocan en el romance y las citas. Hay muchas maneras de conocer a alguien nuevo con quien salir, y una de las más comunes tiene que ver con el internet y las citas a ciegas.…
  • May 30

    Consejos de Seguridad Para Fiestas de Cumpleaños Infantile

    Consejos de Seguridad Para Fiestas de Cumpleaños Infantile
    Las fiestas de cumpleaños son un ritual importante para los niños de todas las edades y, además de ser muy divertidas, suelen generar recuerdos para toda la vida. Sin embargo, también deberá considerar el…
Rank this Week: 4975

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Jun 13

    Ocwen Filing Bad Foreclosure Lawsuits: Is Ocwen Servicing Your Mortgage?

    Ocwen Filing Bad Foreclosure Lawsuits: Is Ocwen Servicing Your Mortgage?
    Ocwen is being accused of overcharging borrowers and is being sued (again) by regulators. Based in West Palm Beach, Ocwen promotes itself as “one of the leading mortgage servicing companies in America.” That’s not an…
  • May 30

    New Florida Condo Law: Bad Condo Boards Face New Criminal Charge

    New Florida Condo Law: Bad Condo Boards Face New Criminal Charge
    In a bipartisan manner the Florida Legislature passed an important change in how condo boards and condominiums are to conduct themselves here in the Sunshine State.  This new legislation addresses some important issue for South…
  • May 16

    Florida Supreme Court Gives Final Word on Bartram and Foreclosure Refiling

    Florida Supreme Court Gives Final Word on Bartram and Foreclosure Refiling
    Last fall, we discussed the Florida Supreme Court’s decision in the Bartam case relating to foreclosure lawsuit deadlines Our article explains in detail the Supreme court’s opinion and it’s practical effect on foreclosures…
Rank this Week: 456

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Jun 13

    Cardiac Arrest: A CEO’s Story of Criminal Jeopardy

    Cardiac Arrest: A CEO’s Story of Criminal Jeopardy
    When an executive becomes embroiled in a dispute with an employer, the executive tends to take it personally. And when the executive’s conflict is with the government, the executive’s sense of outrage ratchets up even more. Case…
  • May 30

    How Do You Prove Damages When Executives Breach A Non-Solicit Provision?

    How Do You Prove Damages When Executives Breach A Non-Solicit Provision?
    In 2011, a group of executives left Horizon Health Corporation for a competitor, Acadia, but they didn’t leave everything behind. Horizon’s president took a “massive, massive amount” of Horizon documents with him on an…
  • May 14

    What Makes a Work Environment “Hostile”?

    What Makes a Work Environment “Hostile”?
    Federal employment law protects against a number of different types of discrimination, including treating employees differently because of age, gender, or race.  More and more often, employees bring discrimination claims based on…
Rank this Week: 2890

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 13

    Why Should I Pay For A Consultation With An Immigration Attorney?

    Why Should I Pay For A Consultation With An Immigration Attorney?
    Many potential clients who call our office ask this question:  Why do I need to pay for a consultation with your immigration attorney?  There are two easy answers to that question.  First you get what you pay for.  And…
  • May 26

    TPS For Haiti Has Been Extended For Six Months. I Have TPS. What Do I Do Now?

    TPS For Haiti Has Been Extended For Six Months. I Have TPS. What Do I Do Now?
    TPS for Haiti has been extended for 6 months. On May 22, 2017, DHS Secretary John Kelly announced that TPS for Haiti will be extended for another six months, until January 22, 2018.  That is good news for Haitian nationals with TPS and…
  • May 22

    Can I Be Denied Admission Into The U.S. If I Have A Valid Visa Or Enter On The Visa Waiver Program?

    Can I Be Denied Admission Into The U.S. If I Have A Valid Visa Or Enter On The Visa Waiver Program?
    Many non-U.S. citizens believe that they will be able to enter the United States without issue because they have a valid visa or are entering under the Visa Waiver Program.  Unfortunately, for some of those people, they will find out…
Rank this Week: 4533

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cecere Santana, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Jun 13

    The Dangers of Inexperienced Drivers on Florida Road

    The Dangers of Inexperienced Drivers on Florida Road
    Like any other activity, safely driving a motor vehicle is something that requires practice. Whether it be remembering the rules of the road, or the muscle memory needed to safely operate the gas and brake pedals, operating a motor vehicle…
  • Jun 7

    Florida Court Discusses and Limits “Assumption of the Risk” Doctrine

    Florida Court Discusses and Limits “Assumption of the Risk” Doctrine
    Last month, Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeals issued a written opinion in a premises liability case brought by a man who tripped and fell on an unsecured cord while rehearsing with a church band. The court had to determine…
  • Jun 1

    Boating Accidents in South Florida

    Boating Accidents in South Florida
    Any time a passenger gets into a boat, there is a danger of something going seriously wrong. Whether it be some problem with the boat itself, or the risk of colliding with a stationary object or another vessel, boating has its fair share of…
Rank this Week: 2213

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Jun 13

    Neglect From Cruise Lines a Big Reason Why Injured Passengers Contact Law Firm

    Neglect From Cruise Lines a Big Reason Why Injured Passengers Contact Law Firm
    It’s unfortunate, but neglect is one big reason why cruise ship passengers call cruise ship lawyers after an accident has occurred. We talk to passengers every single day who were hurt on a cruise vacation. They’d been injured in…
  • Jun 5

    Carnival Cruise Ship Injuries Make Life Difficult

    Carnival Cruise Ship Injuries Make Life Difficult
    Our firm was recently contacted by a passenger who had cruised with Carnival Cruise Lines. During an accident on the cruise ship, the passenger had a painful accident. Naturally, this ruined the remainder of the vacation. After arriving back…
  • Jun 1

    Passenger Accuses Carnival Cruise Line of Negligence After Fall

    Passenger Accuses Carnival Cruise Line of Negligence After Fall
    The following is a recap of a complaint we recently filed on behalf a client who was injured after falling on a Carnival Cruise Ship. While the following is a write-up from the Florida Record, the details of the complaint are public. Wet,…
Rank this Week: 3619

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

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

    25-Year-Old Woman Killed in St. Pete Motorcycle Crash

    25-Year-Old Woman Killed in St. Pete Motorcycle Crash
    A 25-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a motorcycle collision Thursday night in St. Petersburg. The crash occurred around 6:15 p.m. at 6th Avenue South and 28th Street South. Police said a Ford Focus, driven by a 52-year-old woman was…
  • May 13

    Car Strikes Pedestrian in Tampa

    Car Strikes Pedestrian in Tampa
    A pedestrian was killed late Tuesday in Tampa. According to police, the pedestrian was struck near the intersection of West Hillsborough Avenue and North Tampania Avenue. Officers have not released details of the crash, but said the driver…
  • May 5

    Enjoy An Injury Free Cinco de Mayo

    Enjoy An Injury Free Cinco de Mayo
    Tampa Bay residents are gearing up for Cinco de Mayo fiestas today! This is the perfect time to enjoy Mexican-inspired food, drinks and fun with friends and family. Unfortunately, drunk driving rates increase over the holidays. Every day in…
Rank this Week: 2854

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 12

    Want a Bad Idea? Stay Together for the Kid

    Want a Bad Idea? Stay Together for the Kid
    Dinnertime is increasingly strained and the kids are pretty sure mom and dad don’t like one another all that much. There’s no small talk going on, no laughing at private jokes, no acknowledgement of one another’s days, even…
  • Apr 19

    15 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out of the Marriage

    15 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out of the Marriage
    All marriages go through ups and downs and highs and lows. After all, living with another person, meshing your lives together, is not always easy, no matter how much you love one another. Particularly when you have children, you can get so…
  • Feb 1

    New Florida Bill on Custody

    New Florida Bill on Custody
    A bill has been filed Jan. 30 that could bring about a major change in how the state and courts handle the mission of enhancing parenting time-sharing opportunities. Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, filed Senate Bill 590, which his office…
Rank this Week: 2322

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/
Rank this Week: 4830

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3353

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/
  • Jun 9

    Moving Truck Safety for Your College Kid

    Moving Truck Safety for Your College Kid
    At this time of year, many college students are thinking about moving out. If this is the case for you and your family, keep in mind that moving trucks pose significant potential hazards for you and your college kids. Moving trucks accidents…
  • Jun 2

    When Should You Contact a Hollywood Truck Accident Attorney?

    When Should You Contact a Hollywood Truck Accident Attorney?
    If you have been in a truck accident in Hollywood or anywhere in Southern Florida, the clock is ticking. The moment you are in a crash, your choices can impact your claim and the compensation you receive. Even minor decisions on your part can…
  • May 9

    Recovering Financially After a Truck Crash

    Recovering Financially After a Truck Crash
    Being in a serious truck accident can be physically and mentally devastating. It’s not unusual to suffer nightmares, sleep disorders and emotional upheaval after this type of collision in Homestead or your community. In addition, people…
Rank this Week: 4233

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jun 8

    Pooch and kitty cat, life’s best friends! Estate planning for pet

    Pooch and kitty cat, life’s best friends! Estate planning for pet
    Pet Estate Planning Leaving millions of dollars in a will for a pet seems ludicrous. For example, Leona Helmsley’s will made her pet, Trouble, the richest dog in the world—she bequeathed the Maltese twelve million dollars while…
  • May 22

    Capacity and Wills: How to avoid litigation from family members, beneficiaries and creditor

    Capacity and Wills: How to avoid litigation from family members, beneficiaries and creditor
    Legal Capacity and Estate Planning- How to Help Safeguard a Will from Future Litigation When a loved one grows older, their caretakers’ ever growing to-do list can become overwhelming. After dealing with the basic, everyday needs of an…
  • May 8

    Use of Homestead Property and its’ impact on estate administration

    Use of Homestead Property and its’ impact on estate administration
    The importance of a Semicolon – Does property partially used as primary residence and partially for business purposes qualify as Homestead? Does property partially used as primary residence and partially for business purposes qualify as…
Rank this Week: 4319

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jo Ann Hoffman & Associates, P.A.

https://www.joannhoffman.com/blog/
  • Jun 6

    Obtaining a Large Settlement Under the Defense Base Act

    Obtaining a Large Settlement Under the Defense Base Act
    To obtain a large settlement under the Defense Base Act, it is easiest to start by receiving medical benefits under the Defense Base Act. First file a LS203 notifying your employer of your injury. Then once the employer turns in the notice to…
  • Oct 26

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)
    How long does an injured longshoreman or civilian contractor have to file a claim under the Longshore or Defense Base Act? The answer, in most instances, is one (1) year from the date of the injury. What happens if you are paid compensation…
  • Oct 26

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)
    How long does an injured longshoreman or civilian contractor have to file a claim under the Longshore or Defense Base Act? The answer, in most instances, is one (1) year from the date of the injury. What happens if you are paid compensation…
Rank this Week: 2198

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Thomas & Pearl.

http://thomasandpearl.com/blog/
  • Jun 6

    June is National Safety Month

    June is National Safety Month
    The National Safety Council (NSC) invites you to join in helping to raise awareness of what it takes to “Keep Each Other Safe.”  Each and every June is National Safety Month, focused on reducing leading causes of injury and…
  • May 18

    Memorial Day is the Deadliest Day for Motorist

    Memorial Day is the Deadliest Day for Motorist
    Memorial Day is the start of the traditional summer time-period, and all across the country, folks are firing up their grills, getting ready for the opening of pool season, and anticipating warm-weather vacations.  In Florida, our…
  • Apr 21

    Accidental Deaths at the Westin Peachtree Plaza

    Accidental Deaths at the Westin Peachtree Plaza
    Accidental Deaths at the Westin Peachtree Plaza Headlines around the world in mid-April 2017 carried the story of the five-year old boy being crushed to death inside a rotating restaurant in Atlanta, GA.  The boy and his family were…
Rank this Week: 3289

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 6

    Violation of Probation for an Uninspired Job Search

    Violation of Probation for an Uninspired Job Search
    For those of you no longer in school, isn’t it great that we don’t have a test today, or tomorrow?  Have you noticed that kids these days are taking way too many tests in school?  Two things seem obvious: 1) everybody…
  • Jun 1

    A Few Words About Data

    A Few Words About Data
    I was going to title this article “How Target Knows You’re Pregnant Before You Do”, but my mom mentioned to me that my titles never truly match what the heck I’m talking about.  This article is going to be a…
  • May 29

    Another Loophole Found for Driving While License Suspended as a Habitual Traffic Offender

    Another Loophole Found for Driving While License Suspended as a Habitual Traffic Offender
    Some folks would say that successful negotiations involve “getting to YES.”  I disagree, because too many people say “yes” but don’t really mean it.  We’ve all encountered that dinner…
Rank this Week: 3240

Oil & Gas Investment Fraud Lawyer…

Oil & Gas Investment Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities issues with a focus on oil & gas investment fraud. By Silver Law Group, The Law Firm of David R. Chase, P.A., and Ciklin Lubitz & O'Connell.

http://www.oilgasinvestmentfraudlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1200

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as boating and car accidents, as well as medical malpractice and slip/trip and fall accidents. By Joseph I. Lipsky.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 5

    Cars Need Better Headlights to Avoid Accident

    Cars Need Better Headlights to Avoid Accident
    While many drivers take precautions to drive safely in hopes of preventing being seriously injured in a car accident, many vehicle owners overlook a critical safety feature of their vehicles which puts them in a great risk of being involved…
  • Jun 2

    Take Precautions to Avoid Road-Trip Problem

    Take Precautions to Avoid Road-Trip Problem
    As we are entering the summer driving season, there are a number of steps you can do to help you avoid a problem on the road. As personal injury attorneys, we are here to help those seriously injured in car accidents, but it is our goal to…
  • May 30

    Drivers of Small Cars More Likely to Die in Car Accident

    Drivers of Small Cars More Likely to Die in Car Accident
    While it may seem like common sense, many prospective car buyers do not realize the dangers associated with driving a small vehicle as compared to the safety of driving a larger vehicle. Research shows that drivers of small vehicles are more…
Rank this Week: 1586

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

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

https://news.braislaw.com
  • Jun 5

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable
    Our Florida personal watercraft injury lawyers were recently successful in convincing a court that a release was legally insufficient and, therefore, unenforceable. Facts of the Case Our client and her boyfriend were staying at the…
  • Apr 25

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard
    Earlier this year, Royal Caribbean announced its implementation of a new water safety program fleet wide starting with Oasis of the Seas.  The program includes stationing of lifeguards trained by StarGuard Elite at every pool including…
  • Apr 9

    Brais Law Bring Personal Injury Claim against Miami WaveRunner Tour Operator

    Brais Law Bring Personal Injury Claim against Miami WaveRunner Tour Operator
    The Florida personal watercraft accident attorneys of Brais Brais Rusak have recently brought a lawsuit against a Miami area rental and tour company for negligent conduction of a WaveRunner Tour.  The facts surrounding this case involved…
Rank this Week: 3217

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 5

    Court Discusses “Public Duty” Doctrine in Recent Dog Bite Case

    Court Discusses “Public Duty” Doctrine in Recent Dog Bite Case
    In a recent opinion, a state appellate court determined that the defendant city may be held liable for the wrongful death of a man who was killed after being attacked by several privately owned dogs. The case required the court to discuss the…
  • May 10

    Summary Judgment in South Florida Premises Liability Case

    Summary Judgment in South Florida Premises Liability Case
    When a plaintiff files a premises liability lawsuit in Florida, the case will go through several stages before it goes to trial. One of the more important stages in most premises liability lawsuits is the summary judgment phase. Summary…
  • May 1

    Florida Appellate Court Discusses When Evidence of Subsequent Remedial Measures Taken by the Defendant May Be Introduced

    Florida Appellate Court Discusses When Evidence of Subsequent Remedial Measures Taken by the Defendant May Be Introduced
    Earlier this month, the District Court of Appeal of Florida’s Second District issued a written opinion analyzing and applying one of the state’s more interesting rules of evidence. The case required the court to discuss…
Rank this Week: 2201

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
  • Jun 5

    Jury Convicts Doctor and Medical Billing Company Owner for $28 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

    Jury Convicts Doctor and Medical Billing Company Owner for $28 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On May 1, 2017, a federal jury in Michigan found a Detroit-area doctor and owner of a medical billing company guilty of perpetrating ……
  • May 29

    What You Need to Know About Preparing and Responding to an Initial Medicaid Audit Request

    What You Need to Know About Preparing and Responding to an Initial Medicaid Audit Request
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Health care providers in Florida who service Medicaid patients are at a higher risk for audits than anywhere else in the country. The ……
  • Apr 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…
Rank this Week: 3724

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
  • Jun 4

    4th DCA: So who gets to occupy the decedent’s contested real estate?

    4th DCA: So who gets to occupy the decedent’s contested real estate?
    Delbrouck v. Eberling, — So.3d —-, 2015 WL 5948724 (Fla. 4th DCA October 14, 2015) Contested probate proceedings often revolve around conflicting claims to specific property that’s titled in the decedent’s name but…
  • May 22

    Using Equity To Aid The Exercise Of A Power Of Appointment that Fails To Specifically Refer To The Power

    Using Equity To Aid The Exercise Of A Power Of Appointment that Fails To Specifically Refer To The Power
    Powers of appointment are the Swiss Army knife of modern estate planning. They’re deceptively simple yet adaptable to almost any planning contingency. And they’re ubiquitous, often getting incorporated into even the simplest…
  • May 17

    STEP’s 2017 Caribbean Conference

    STEP’s 2017 Caribbean Conference
    I recently had the pleasure of speaking at the STEP Caribbean Conference. I co-presented with Cayman Islands trust litigator Rachael Reynolds. We had fun going through the practical “what ifs” a Caribbean trustee should consider…
Rank this Week: 53

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

https://www.floridaemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Judge Throws Out Lawsuit Against NFL Over Cheerleader Wage

    Judge Throws Out Lawsuit Against NFL Over Cheerleader Wage
    A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim. U.S. District Judge William Alsup dismissed the lawsuit by a former San Francisco…
  • May 22

    Walmart Same-Sex Discrimination Benefits Case Results in $7.5 Million Settlement

    Walmart Same-Sex Discrimination Benefits Case Results in $7.5 Million Settlement
    A $7.5 million class action settlement between Wal-Mart and a former employee who challenged the retail chain’s lack of health insurance benefits for her same-sex spouse was approved by a federal judge on Monday. The settlement will pay…
  • May 9

    Baylor University Says Complaint Made by Employee Fired During Sexual Assault Controversy is False

    Baylor University Says Complaint Made by Employee Fired During Sexual Assault Controversy is False
    Baylor University is requesting a lawsuit filed by a former employee who was fired amid a student’s sexual assault controversy to be thrown out. The private Christian college filed the motion for the dismissal of the plaintiff’s…
Rank this Week: 2722

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

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

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • Jun 2

    You Are the Target: 75 Different Ways Your Company Can Be Hacked

    You Are the Target: 75 Different Ways Your Company Can Be Hacked
    Join us on Thursday, June 15th from 12:00PM to 1:00PM for an in-depth webinar as Philip R. Stein, a partner in Bilzin Sumberg’s Litigation Practice, and Ray Vasquez, a director in Enterprise Risk Management’s Cybersecurity and IT…
  • Jun 2

    The 2017 Fla. Legislature Returns To CondoLand

    The 2017 Fla. Legislature Returns To CondoLand
    Once again, after a one-year hiatus, the Florida Legislature has produced several condominium bills. Typically, the Legislature passes a single condominium bill into which other approved bills have been merged. This year, perhaps to make up…
  • Jun 1

    Florida Sales Tax on Commercial Rents Reduced

    Florida Sales Tax on Commercial Rents Reduced
    The State of Florida has imposed a sales tax on commercial rents since 1969.  Currently, the tax is imposed at the rate of 6 percent in every county except Miami-Dade which fixes the rate at 7 percent by reason of an add-on at…
Rank this Week: 3692

Employee Benefits Law Report

Employee Benefits Law Report

Covers legal developments and trends affecting employee benefits. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employeebenefitslawreport.com
  • Jun 1

    The “final” countdown: DOL fiduciary rule still applies June 9, 2017

    The “final” countdown: DOL fiduciary rule still applies June 9, 2017
    Much has been written to speculate what may become of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) fiduciary rule. Recently, the DOL issued a FAQ confirming that the new fiduciary rule will become effective June 9, 2017. Transition exemptions that…
  • May 15

    Will the DOL continue to make ESOPs a compliance priority?

    Will the DOL continue to make ESOPs a compliance priority?
    One question that has been on the minds of plan sponsors is how aggressive the Department of Labor (DOL) under President Trump will be compared to that of President Obama. In recent years, the DOL made a priority of investigating ERISA…
  • Apr 7

    ERISA fiduciary rule delayed to June 9, 2017, with bonus transition relief through 2017

    ERISA fiduciary rule delayed to June 9, 2017, with bonus transition relief through 2017
    Today (April 7, 2017), the Department of Labor (DOL) published in the Federal Register a final rule delaying the new ERISA fiduciary rule until June 9, 2017. Everyone expected a comprehensive 60-day delay to the rule, including the related…
Rank this Week: 3958

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

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

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3722

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 31

    Why Some Legal Analysts Are Wrong About Tiger Wood’s DUI Case?

    Why Some Legal Analysts Are Wrong About Tiger Wood’s DUI Case?
    INTRODUCTION Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you now know that Tiger Woods was arrested for DUI (Driving Under The Influence) in South Florida this Memorial Day weekend. Many in the “court of public opinion” have…
  • May 22

    Very, Very, Very Young Kids Arrested

    Very, Very, Very Young Kids Arrested
    DISTURBING FACTS This one is extremely disturbing. An eight-year-old Florida girl was arrested and charged with felonies. She was seen on surveillance footage breaking into cars in Palm Bay. The girl admitted her involvement, telling police…
  • May 11

    Is Aaron Hernandez Innocent?

    Is Aaron Hernandez Innocent?
    INTRODUCTION Recently, I read several headlines that stated, “Aaron Hernandez Is Innocent.” I immediately thought of the impact of those words. First, I thought how it might affect the readers. Then, my thoughts shifted to how it…
Rank this Week: 1480

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3725

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 903

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Covers intellectual property law, including trademark, patents, copyrights and entertainment law.

https://500law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2045

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/
  • May 28

    Palm Beach County Men Plead Guilty to Terrorism Related Charge

    Palm Beach County Men Plead Guilty to Terrorism Related Charge
    5/28/2017 When reporters asked Ariana Grande for comment as she disembarked in South Florida they were given no immediate comment. But the young Boca Raton pop star later tweeted through social media the following: “broken. from the…
  • Apr 27

    Florida Man Seeking Asylum Faced Deportation Due to Past Misdemeanor

    Florida Man Seeking Asylum Faced Deportation Due to Past Misdemeanor
    APRIL 27, 2017 Marco Aurelio Coello was tortured in Venezuela before he left that country to seek asylum in the United States. Coello is an activist who took part in a protest in 2014 in opposition to the regime of Nicolás Maduro when…
  • Mar 22

    Verdict Decided in South Florida Homicide of Former Cop by Ex-Wife

    Verdict Decided in South Florida Homicide of Former Cop by Ex-Wife
    This article is about the case of a Clearwater High School teacher named Cara Ryan who admitted to the shooting death of her ex-husband, John Rush, a retired Sergeant for the St. Petersburg Police Department. You can find the lead-in to this…
Rank this Week: 698

Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By The Grife Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.bocaratonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    The Complex World of Medical Malpractice

    The Complex World of Medical Malpractice
    Florida has a very complex medical malpractice statutory scheme that an injured victim must follow in order to bring a case. Codified under chapter 766, the medical malpractice statutes require great skill to navigate. Amongst a host of other…
  • Apr 15

    Supreme Court Issues Victory for Plaintiffs and Treating Doctor

    Supreme Court Issues Victory for Plaintiffs and Treating Doctor
    In an exciting win for Florida personal injury plaintiffs and their physicians, the state’s Supreme Court issued a recent landmark decision in the case of Worley v. Central Florida Young Men’s Christian Ass’n, Inc. The main…
  • Dec 19

    Business and Homeowner Liability for Intoxicated Guest

    Business and Homeowner Liability for Intoxicated Guest
    As the holidays approach, many of us will be attending parties at restaurants and having parties at our homes. At most of these parties, alcoholic beverages will be served. So, what are the legal ramifications for a restaurant or homeowner if…
Rank this Week: 906

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • May 26

    Man arrested in Duval County on sex exhibition charge after police hunt

    Man arrested in Duval County on sex exhibition charge after police hunt
    A Jacksonville man has been arrested for Lewd or Lascivious Exhibition on a child after a week-long search.  According to an article on News4Jax.com, last week, an eight year-old child told police a man came up to him in a car and asked…
  • May 19

    Jacksonville school aide arrested on two child abuse charge

    Jacksonville school aide arrested on two child abuse charge
    A teacher’s aide with the Duval County Public School system has been arrested on two counts of child abuse.  According to an article on Jacksonville.com, the woman was arrested in Jacksonville on Mother’s Day for the two…
  • May 1

    Jacksonville JEA employee arrested for grand theft and falsifying official document

    Jacksonville JEA employee arrested for grand theft and falsifying official document
    Last week, an inspector at the Jacksonville Electric Authority was arrested for charges of employee theft and being a public servant that falsified official documents. According to an article in the Florida Times Union, the employee is…
Rank this Week: 3119

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/
  • 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…
  • May 19

    Online wills may cause trouble and additional cost

    Online wills may cause trouble and additional cost
    There have been many reports of unintended consequences related to the use of online wills over the past few years.  In fact, I have written about many of these issues on this blog. It is important for individuals to understand that…
Rank this Week: 1123