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Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Domestic Violence Charges Against George Zimmerman Dropped

    Domestic Violence Charges Against George Zimmerman Dropped
    George Zimmerman is the man most prominently known to America as the neighborhood watch leader who fatally shot unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin in Central Florida in 2012. Although he was acquitted of murder in the case, the 31-year-old…
  • Feb 21

    Pregnant Woman Gets 15 Years for DUI Manslaughter that Killed Another Pregnant Woman

    Pregnant Woman Gets 15 Years for DUI Manslaughter that Killed Another Pregnant Woman
    A defendant in a DUI manslaughter case was five months pregnant with her fourth child when she received a sentence of 15 years for killing a pregnant woman outside a hotel in Fort Lauderdale three years ago. Family members of the decedent,…
  • Feb 14

    Sobriety Eye Tests Under Fire in DUI Case

    Sobriety Eye Tests Under Fire in DUI Case
    Police officers swear the eyes never lie, at least when it comes to the horizontal gaze nystagmus exam. The test is routinely used by police officers who suspect a driver is drunk as part of the field sobriety exam. It involves having a…
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@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg is an experimental form of legal writing attempting to combine the best aspects of formal legal writing (i.e., law journals) with the best aspects of informal legal writing (i.e. blawgs). More scholarly than blawgs, less serious than full-length articles, the posts are specifically designed for an online readership.

http://blarg.legalmechanics.us
  • Feb 27

    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part II: Peace Talk

    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part II: Peace Talk
    It has been nearly ten months since my neighbor, Howard Bowe, was shot by police in his home. It has been nearly six months since I first wrote about the incident. Exceptionally little media coverage has been given to the death of Bowe or his…
  • Jan 27

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time
    The issue of same-sex marriage is headed to the Supreme Court and soon the Court will rule that state same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. For those who believe that the Court will hold that such bans are constitutional, abandon hope.…
  • Jan 27

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time
    The issue of same-sex marriage is headed to the Supreme Court and soon the Court will rule that state same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. For those who believe that the Court will hold that such bans are constitutional, abandon hope.…
Rank this Week: 3030

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law in Florida. By Pawuk & Pawuk, P.A.

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Your Right to Remain Silent

    Your Right to Remain Silent
    In our practice we hear from clients all the time that the police did not read them their rights, meaning Miranda rights, when they are arrested.  Contrary to every television show and most people’s belief – the police…
  • Feb 26

    Traffic stop for dark window tint – probable cause?

    Traffic stop for dark window tint – probable cause?
    Let’s say you just bought a used car.  You never had the windows tinted, the car came like that.  Or let’s say you recently had the windows tinted by a reputable tint dealer.  Then in the middle of the day,…
  • Jan 26

    Juvenile Car Burglarie

    Juvenile Car Burglarie
    One of the most common juvenile crimes that I see are juvenile car burglaries.  These frequently happen in neighborhoods where kids may be walking around at night and trying to open up unlocked cars looking for loose change or…
Rank this Week: 3280

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Defendant's prior conviction does not qualify as a crime of violence.

    Defendant's prior conviction does not qualify as a crime of violence.
    In U.S. v. Estrada, Defendant Rudy Estrada pled guilty to illegal re-entry after being deported subsequent to an aggravated felony conviction. He now appeals the 48-month sentence imposed by the district court, arguing that the district…
  • Aug 15

    Mandatory minimum sentence for firearm charge upheld on appeal

    Mandatory minimum sentence for firearm charge upheld on appeal
    In U.S. v Payne, Defendant Payne appealed his sentence for bank robbery and possession of a firearm, arguing that the district court violated his Sixth Amendment rights when it sentenced him to the mandatory minimum sentence on a firearm…
  • Aug 4

    Consent by defendant's wife to the full search of defendant's computer results in a valid

    Consent by defendant's wife to the full search of defendant's computer results in a valid
    In U.S. v Watkins, the defendant appealed the court's denial of his motion to suppress evidence in violation of the Fourth Amendment obtained by the government as a result of a warrantless search of his computers and its denial of his motion…
Rank this Week: 985

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4853

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Needing a ride, this hospital patient stole an ambulance!

    Needing a ride, this hospital patient stole an ambulance!
    Things not to do after being discharged from the hospital: skip out on the bill and skip out with an ambulance! Meet 29-year-old Ross Crampton. He was transported to Silver Cross hospital after barricading himself in his house in suburban…
  • Feb 19

    Jail, Jail Baby? 90's rapper Vanilla Ice arrested in Florida

    Jail, Jail Baby? 90's rapper Vanilla Ice arrested in Florida
    Breaking news from ABC news where 90's rapper/celebrity turned reality TV star Vanilla Ice (real name Robert Van Winkle) was arrested for burglary in Florida. The former musician, who rose to fame with his single "Ice, Ice Baby" was bonded…
  • Feb 11

    Profession? "Drug dealer"! Arrested man gets points for honesty

    Profession? "Drug dealer"! Arrested man gets points for honesty
    Do you get time off for honesty? A Florida man may soon find out after his arrest. Meet 25-year-old Robert Phillips. He may just be the most honest drug dealer in the state... His most recent arrest sounded like it was custom made for the…
Rank this Week: 1465

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Airbag Lawsuits Proceed in Florida as Manufacturer Fined Heavily

    Airbag Lawsuits Proceed in Florida as Manufacturer Fined Heavily
    Lawsuits filed from around the U.S. for damages stemming from purportedly defective air bags manufactured by Takata Corp. have been consolidated into a single multidistrict litigation (MDL) action that will be heard in Florida. The airbags,…
  • Feb 25

    Wadeer v. N.J. Mfrs. Ins. Co. – “Phantom” Vehicles and Uninsured Motorist Coverage

    Wadeer v. N.J. Mfrs. Ins. Co. – “Phantom” Vehicles and Uninsured Motorist Coverage
    When drivers are involved in a collision with another motorist who lacks insurance or one who doesn’t stop in order to obtain insurance coverage, uninsured motorist coverage can help ensure medical bills and other expenses will be…
  • Feb 23

    Florida Texting Law May Finally Get Teeth

    Florida Texting Law May Finally Get Teeth
    Florida was one of the last states in the country to pass a bill banning the use of text messaging by drivers. While traffic safety advocates lauded the fact Florida was finally jumping on the bandwagon in 2013, many wondered from the start…
Rank this Week: 4821

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident…

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
  • Feb 27

    Is Terrorism the New Threat to Cruise Passengers?

    Is Terrorism the New Threat to Cruise Passengers?
    If you are cruising, and you think of safety issues, you probably think about the medical facilities on board, the cleanliness of the ship, and supervision of on-board activities. You may not give much thought to terrorism. One country is…
  • Jan 30

    Medical Malpractice on a Cruise Ship May Now Be a Viable Claim

    Medical Malpractice on a Cruise Ship May Now Be a Viable Claim
    If you’re on a cruise ship, and you’re injured as a result of medical malpractice, federal law which governs injuries at sea has been fairly consistent that you cannot recover damages against the cruise line as a result of the…
  • Dec 10

    “Flags of Convenience” are a Dangerous Loophole for Cruise Passenger

    “Flags of Convenience” are a Dangerous Loophole for Cruise Passenger
    When you take a cruise, you may or may not notice the flag flying on the top of the ship. If you look, you’ll notice the flag usually isn’t an American one. And if you listen to cruise commercials you may hear the words…
Rank this Week: 2881

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Feb 27

    “2 Drunk 2 Care” Miami Driver Pleads Guilty to DUI Manslaughter

    “2 Drunk 2 Care” Miami Driver Pleads Guilty to DUI Manslaughter
    Earlier last year, 21-year-old Floridian Kayla Mendoza was involved in a fatal head-on collision that took the lives of two young girls. The accident, which occurred on the Sawgrass Expressway, was caused when Mendoza went the wrong way down…
  • Feb 23

    Two Hospitalized in Three-Vehicle Miami-Dade Accident

    Two Hospitalized in Three-Vehicle Miami-Dade Accident
    Earlier this month in Miami-Dade County, an accident between a BMW car, a minivan, and a Miami-Dade County bus sent two people to the hospital. According to a news report by NBC Miami, one of the two people who were hospitalized was a…
  • Feb 11

    Construction Accident in Southeast Miami Leaves Two Workers Injured

    Construction Accident in Southeast Miami Leaves Two Workers Injured
    Towards the end of last month, a construction accident in southeast Miami injured two workers who were on-site at the time. According to one local news report, the accident occurred at 200 SE 3rd Ave., right in downtown Miami. The…
Rank this Week: 2936

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

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

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 27

    Pharmacies May be Liable for Filling Valid Prescription

    Pharmacies May be Liable for Filling Valid Prescription
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D. Florida pharmacies have had their potential liability significantly expanded by the Fifth District Court of Appeal. In its recent decision, Oleckna v. Daytona Discount Pharmacy, the appellate court held that a…
  • Nov 12

    Selling Tobacco Can Get You Penalized By Insurance Panel

    Selling Tobacco Can Get You Penalized By Insurance Panel
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm Beware: selling cigarettes could burn a hole in your pocket. The CVS Health Corporation (CVS), the nation’s second-largest drug store, is currently in the midst of launching a tobacco-free…
  • Nov 12

    Selling Tobacco Can Get You Penalized By Insurance Panel

    Selling Tobacco Can Get You Penalized By Insurance Panel
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm Beware: selling cigarettes could burn a hole in your pocket. The CVS Health Corporation (CVS), the nation’s second-largest drug store, is currently in the midst of launching a tobacco-free…
Rank this Week: 3593

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/
  • Feb 26

    Whiplash Injury Claims and the Recovery Proce

    Whiplash Injury Claims and the Recovery Proce
    Whiplash injuries can cause a great deal of pain and discomfort for victims, as well as interfere with their work and other aspects of their lives. If you’re suffering from whiplash, speak to injury lawyers for advice about making motor…
  • Feb 17

    Fatal Accident Involving Bruce Jenner Re-Focuses Attention on Distracted Driving

    Fatal Accident Involving Bruce Jenner Re-Focuses Attention on Distracted Driving
    The fatal chain reaction crash involving former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner has once again focused attention on the growing threat posed by distracted drivers. The investigation into the fatal crash is ongoing. However, a spokesman Los…
  • Feb 11

    Woman Dies in I-4 Car Accident

    Woman Dies in I-4 Car Accident
    A 22-year-old woman died Friday, January 16th in a traffic accident on Interstate 4 in Winter Park, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The driver was headed westbound on rain-slick I-4 near Fairbanks when her Toyota Camry hit the concrete…
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FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
  • Feb 26

    Florida Bar Seeks Discipline Against Removed Former County Judge

    Florida Bar Seeks Discipline Against Removed Former County Judge
    Jacek Stramski The saga involving former Leon County Judge Judith Hawkins has not ended following her removal from the bench for, among other things, using her office to run a private business by selling a self-published book and for…
  • Feb 15

    Court Considers What Must be in a Return of Service of Proce

    Court Considers What Must be in a Return of Service of Proce
    Kristen Larson On February 5, the Florida Supreme Court issued its opinion in Koster v. Sullivan (SC13-159). The main question was over the facts regarding the manner of service that a return of service was required to list in order for…
  • Jan 31

    Family Law and Judicial Administration Rule and Jury Instruction Changes Adopted

    Family Law and Judicial Administration Rule and Jury Instruction Changes Adopted
    Kristen Larson On January 22, the Court adopted notable changes to rules of family procedure and judicial administration and jury instructions. Florida Family Law Rule of Procedure 12.451 was adopted to mirror Florida Civil Rule of Procedure…
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Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Pay Attention to Recent Auto Recall

    Pay Attention to Recent Auto Recall
    In the wake of the GM recall fiasco, it seems that more cars—including additional GM products—are facing recalls. Some of the problems are those that could potentially cause catastrophic injury, reminding us that often our…
  • Feb 20

    Why You Should Care About the Other Party’s Insurance Problem

    Why You Should Care About the Other Party’s Insurance Problem
    If you are injured in an accident, and the negligent party was under the influence of alcohol, it may appear that would make your case even stronger. From a liability standpoint it may do just that. But when dealing with intoxication, injured…
  • Feb 18

    What To Expect In, and Why You Shouldn’t Fear, a Deposition

    What To Expect In, and Why You Shouldn’t Fear, a Deposition
    If you file a lawsuit to recover damages for injuries you sustain, in most cases, you can expect to be called to sit for deposition. Movies and TV have ingrained in us that depositions are scary things. But if you’re properly prepared,…
Rank this Week: 4564

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Reasonable expectation of privacy? Recording public conversations in Florida

    Reasonable expectation of privacy? Recording public conversations in Florida
    Criminal Defense Attorneys in Jacksonville, FL Florida Statute 934.03 makes it is a misdemeanor to record someone without their consent unless the conversation occurs in-person in a situation where there is no reasonable expectation of…
  • Feb 15

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana
     NFL Player Arrested in for Possession of Marijuana near Jacksonville Starke, Florida is notorious for its speeding traps. Jacksonville and other Florida residents know that it is an area where you slow down and focus carefully on…
  • Feb 15

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana
     NFL Player Arrested in for Possession of Marijuana near Jacksonville Starke, Florida is notorious for its speeding traps. Jacksonville and other Florida residents know that it is an area where you slow down and focus carefully on…
Rank this Week: 3023

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4945

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida personal injury developments. By Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck, P.A.

http://www.florida-personal-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Florida Negligent Security Is a Form of Premises Liability

    Florida Negligent Security Is a Form of Premises Liability
    Sometimes, when a person is attacked, a property owner may have liability for failing to provide adequate security, which may include lights, security staff, and other security measures. A recent Fourth District case addressed the duty of an…
  • Feb 24

    Variations in Coverage Limits in Florida Uninsured Motorist Policy

    Variations in Coverage Limits in Florida Uninsured Motorist Policy
    Pursuant to Florida Statutes § 627.727, an insurer must provide uninsured motorist (“UM”) coverage alongside vehicle liability coverage, unless the insured rejects the UM coverage in writing.  The statute further…
  • Feb 17

    Fifth Amendment Applies to Certain Tax Information in Florida Civil Court

    Fifth Amendment Applies to Certain Tax Information in Florida Civil Court
    This blog has previously discussed how the Fifth Amendment can apply in civil cases. A person involved in civil litigation can assert his or her Fifth Amendment right to avoid being compelled to testify or respond to discovery requests that…
Rank this Week: 5030

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Report: Older Drivers are Among the Safest, Although With Higher Injury Risk

    Report: Older Drivers are Among the Safest, Although With Higher Injury Risk
    There is an erroneous stereotype that holds old drivers are bad drivers. The reality, however, is quite the opposite. A new report issued by the Insurance Institute for Traffic Safety indicates drivers over the age of 65, when compared to…
  • Feb 23

    Piltch v. Ford Motor Co. – Expert Testimony Necessary in Crash/Product Liability Case

    Piltch v. Ford Motor Co. – Expert Testimony Necessary in Crash/Product Liability Case
    Car manufacturers have been under fire in recent months, for everything from faulty ignition switches to exploding air bags to malfunctioning accelerators. In fact, 2014 had the most auto industry recalls in history. This indicates firstly…
  • Feb 15

    Villaneuva v. RS&H Inc. – Negligent Roadway Construction Claim Weighed

    Villaneuva v. RS&H Inc. – Negligent Roadway Construction Claim Weighed
    Errors in roadway design and construction can result in serious injuries to motorists. Because the costs incurred by injured victims is so significant, it often becomes necessary to pursue litigation in order to be compensated for those…
Rank this Week: 2412

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 331

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: 1045

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Covers sexual assaults, injuries, passenger disappearances and wrongful death aboard cruise ships. By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.cruiseshiplawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Wrongful Death of Theresa Meuers during a Cruise Shore Excursion in Belize

    Wrongful Death of Theresa Meuers during a Cruise Shore Excursion in Belize
    Last week, Theresa Meuers was untimely killed in a horrendous motor vehicle accident that occurred on George Price Highway in Belize. You may read Theresa's obituary published in the Star Tribune. That day, in the late morning hours,…
  • Dec 23

    Cruise lines finally liable for medical malpractice committed on cruise ship

    Cruise lines finally liable for medical malpractice committed on cruise ship
    For the longest times, cruise ship passengers were not allowed to bring cruise lines as defendants in medical malpractice claims to recover for the negligent acts of a doctor or a nurse when they were committed aboard a cruise ship. In…
  • Feb 19

    Female cruise passenger raped and beaten by Cruise Ship employee

    Female cruise passenger raped and beaten by Cruise Ship employee
    During a Valentine's Day Cruise on the Holland America Line cruise ship "MS Nieuw Amsterdam", cruise employee, Ketut Pujayasa, 28, who is an Indonesian citizen, savagely raped, beat and attempted to kill an innocent 31-year-old female cruise…
Rank this Week: 1556

Product Liability Attorneys Blog

Product Liability Attorneys Blog

Covers defective prescription drugs, medical tests and medical devices. By The Ferraro Law Firm.

http://www.productliabilityattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Safety of Dietary Supplements Challenged Amid Investigation

    Safety of Dietary Supplements Challenged Amid Investigation
    An investigation into the efficacy of over-the-counter dietary supplements revealed the products did not even contain the herbs that were listed on the labels. This prompted the New York state attorney general's office to order four major…
  • Jan 26

    Birth Control Lawsuits Continue to Rise Amid Complication

    Birth Control Lawsuits Continue to Rise Amid Complication
    Complaints are beginning to rise among the nearly 1 million women who have been implanted with a medical device intended for contraception. The woman say the device, named Essure, can cause extreme pain, bleeding and damaged tissue. Many have…
  • Jan 16

    Testosterone Therapy Dangers Highlighted in Study, New Drug Testing

    Testosterone Therapy Dangers Highlighted in Study, New Drug Testing
    Testosterone treatments are a multi-billion dollar industry in the U.S. Commercials promise men renewed energy, a powerful sex drive, and better moods. According to NBC News, doctors wrote 7.5 million testosterone prescriptions in 2013 -…
Rank this Week: 4273

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Feb 26

    Lessons for Florida Accident Victims from a Wyoming School Injury Case

    Lessons for Florida Accident Victims from a Wyoming School Injury Case
    Kids spend a lot of their time at school, and it is not uncommon for accidents to happen along the way. In most cases, getting hurt here and there is just a part of growing. In other instances, however, the accident will rise to the level of…
  • Feb 26

    Causation Required for Compensation in Negligence Claims – Schwartz v. Wal-Mart

    Causation Required for Compensation in Negligence Claims – Schwartz v. Wal-Mart
    Unfortunately, accidents in stores happen all the time in the state of Florida and across the United States. Stores and other commercial places of business have a legal obligation to ensure that the premises are safe for their customers to…
  • Feb 19

    Florida Court Rules Plaintiffs have No Expectation of Privacy in Facebook Picture

    Florida Court Rules Plaintiffs have No Expectation of Privacy in Facebook Picture
    With the rise of social media, questions of whether information from social media accounts is permitted in litigation have been a recurring question in a variety of contexts. Defendants often seek discovery of a plaintiff’s social media…
Rank this Week: 2781

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Sanders v. Erp Operating Ltd. P’ship - Florida Premises Liability Case Weighed

    Sanders v. Erp Operating Ltd. P’ship - Florida Premises Liability Case Weighed
    Generally speaking, our laws don't allow one party to be held liable for the wrongdoing of another. However, when it comes to premises liability - in particular, negligent security - there are numerous examples of property owners held liable…
  • Feb 20

    Florida Supreme Court Strengthens Liability Waiver Defense

    Florida Supreme Court Strengthens Liability Waiver Defense
    The Florida Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of the decision by the 5th District Court of Appeals to uphold the validity of a release of liability waiver signed by a plaintiff who was later injured. In so doing, the state high court…
  • Feb 12

    Florida Bicyclist Wins Right to Ride in Full Lane

    Florida Bicyclist Wins Right to Ride in Full Lane
    The vitriol against bicyclists by motorists is such that even when they abide by the law, they still may be targets of harassment, road rage and, all too often, hit-and-runs. However, one South Florida man who commutes to work on his…
Rank this Week: 4560

Contingency Business Litigation…

Contingency Business Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers foreclosure litigation, qui tam, insider trading and business lawsuits. By The Ferraro Law Firm.

http://www.contingencybusinesslitigationattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Apple Loses Big to Small Texas Firm in Patent Case

    Apple Loses Big to Small Texas Firm in Patent Case
    It was the case of a massive technology firm versus a small company accusing it of patent violations. The outcome revealed that once again, civil litigation is one way to even the playing field between disparate parties. In the end, deep…
  • Jan 26

    Gr8code LLC v. Gr8code International - Florida Business Lawsuit Filed

    Gr8code LLC v. Gr8code International - Florida Business Lawsuit Filed
    The former CEO of a limited liability corporation founded in Florida has filed a lawsuit against a similarly named firm and its founders and investors - her former partners - for allegedly pushing her out of her administrative position and…
  • Jan 16

    Florida Craft Brewery Lawsuit Pits Manufacturers Against Distributors, Retailer

    Florida Craft Brewery Lawsuit Pits Manufacturers Against Distributors, Retailer
    A lawsuit filed by the Florida Retail Federation against the state Department of Business and Professional Regulation targets the way the state licenses microbreweries to sell craft beer. A number of other groups that represent beer…
Rank this Week: 1643

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 841

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3079

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

Discusses short-term and long-term disability cases. By Dell & Schaefer.

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

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as technology and the law, computer forensics and cyber crime defense. By David S. Seltzer.

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Handling Accusations in the Midst of an Increasing Cybercrime Epidemic

    Handling Accusations in the Midst of an Increasing Cybercrime Epidemic
    Cybercrime presents unique challenges to the legal system, both for alleged offenders and for law enforcement. The laws and regulations regarding certain crimes are often difficult to navigate, especially given the fast pace of web technology…
  • Feb 15

    11 Arrested in 3 Cases of Online Sex Solicitation of Minor

    11 Arrested in 3 Cases of Online Sex Solicitation of Minor
    Three separate cases involving the online solicitation of minors are currently in the court system in Amarillo, Texas, and in Louisa County, Virginia. Undercover police operations in both states were involved in discovering the offenses. A…
  • Feb 10

    Solicitation Charges Against High School Teacher Shock Small Connecticut Town

    Solicitation Charges Against High School Teacher Shock Small Connecticut Town
    If you or someone you love faces charges of soliciting a minor for sex or engaging in cybercrime activity, this heartbreaking case out of Connecticut may resonate with you. A former student has filed a lawsuit against a local high school…
Rank this Week: 1381

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers auto accidents and consumer product recalls. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Sanislo v. Give Kids The World, Inc. – Florida Supreme Court Upholds Liability Waiver

    Sanislo v. Give Kids The World, Inc. – Florida Supreme Court Upholds Liability Waiver
    The Florida Supreme Court has issued a decision that strengthens a defendant’s use of liability waivers in fending off civil litigation. In so doing, the court approved the Fla. 5th District Court of Appeal’s approach and rejected…
  • Feb 22

    Monfore v. Phillips – $1M Medical Liability Verdict Upheld

    Monfore v. Phillips – $1M Medical Liability Verdict Upheld
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has a warning for defendants who are the subject of multi-defendant litigation: “Beware: When a fellow litigant settles on the eve of trial, you can’t bank on the right to claim…
  • Feb 16

    Halvorson v. Sweetwater County – School Injury Case Weighed

    Halvorson v. Sweetwater County – School Injury Case Weighed
    Given that school is where students spend roughly a third of their day, it’s no wonder it is the site of many injuries. School districts can be successfully sued for negligence resulting in child injury, but cases must overcome…
Rank this Week: 2606

Florida Appellate Review

Florida Appellate Review

Features news and analysis of Florida Supreme Court, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and U.S. Supreme Court decisions and developments. By Dan Bushell.

http://www.floridaappellatereview.com/
  • Feb 25

    Florida Appeals Court Forfeiture Decision A Reflection of Changing Attitudes About Cannabis?

    Florida Appeals Court Forfeiture Decision A Reflection of Changing Attitudes About Cannabis?
    There's no denying that public opinion on the dangerousness of cannabis has changed dramatically in recent years. Florida has not taken the steps that some states have taken to legalize cannabis for medical purposes, let alone for general…
  • Feb 23

    Challenge to Blind Trusts Premature, Florida's 1st DCA Rule

    Challenge to Blind Trusts Premature, Florida's 1st DCA Rule
    There's been considerable teeth gnashing about a 2013 Florida law allowing politicians to hold their assets in blind trusts, and withhold from public disclosure specification of the assets held in those trusts. But the debate is only…
  • Nov 6

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Florida Commercial Fishing Cases -- Part 2

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Florida Commercial Fishing Cases -- Part 2
    The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to step in to resolve a long-running dispute between Florida and Georgia. As noted in my previous post, it is the second Florida case on the Supreme Court's docket this term that involves…
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South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1736

Criminal Law Blog & News

Criminal Law Blog & News

Covers Florida criminal law, crime history and weird crime news. By DeThomasis & Buchanan, PA.

http://reasonabledoubt.org/index.php/criminallawblog
Rank this Week: 2278

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 25

    Ellen M. Leibovitch is a 2015 Finalist for Leaders in Law!

    Ellen M. Leibovitch is a 2015 Finalist for Leaders in Law!
    Assouline & Berlowe, P.A. is proud to announce that Boca Raton Partner Ellen M. Leibovitch has been nominated for the 2015 Leaders in Law Award in Labor and Employment Law.  The South Florida Business & Wealth Leaders in Law…
  • Feb 18

    DRONE ON: Will UAV Pilots Fly At Their Own Risk Under New FAA Rules?

    DRONE ON: Will UAV Pilots Fly At Their Own Risk Under New FAA Rules?
    You don’t hear the silent rotors of the 4-armed drone flying above your backyard as you sunbath au natural. The $4k camera, however, records in vivid detail everything you’re doing and streams 1080p video to a videographer in…
  • Feb 11

    Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Proposes Harsh New Mold Rule

    Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Proposes Harsh New Mold Rule
    On Friday, January 23, 2015, Assouline & Berlowe partner, Michael Greene, presented to an assembly of environmental industry professionals jointly organized by Florida Atlantic University, ASHRAE and the Indoor Air Quality Association on…
Rank this Week: 1538

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: 2931

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

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

http://lawboat.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    After eyeing other Southeastern ports, Crowley consolidates its Puerto Rico service at Jaxport

    After eyeing other Southeastern ports, Crowley consolidates its Puerto Rico service at Jaxport
    Crowley Maritime Corp. is consolidating its Jacksonville operations, with Crowley Liner Services Inc. relocating its Puerto Rican service from its private terminal to the Jacksonville Port Authority's Talleyrand Marine Terminal. Although John…
  • Nov 19

    Florida Deadly Boating Accident - Maritime Lawyer

    Florida Deadly Boating Accident - Maritime Lawyer
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Florida Fish and Wildlife officials are investigating after a deadly boating accident three miles east of Boca Chita Key Sunday. According to FWC’s Jorge Pino, a 23-foot MAKO capsized when a wave swamped the…
  • Nov 19

    Carnival Cruise Lines hopes keeping you…

    Carnival Cruise Lines hopes keeping you connected to your everyday life will convince you to get away from it all. According to a press release, Carnival plans to install new, higher-speed wireless internet service on its 101 cruise ships to…
Rank this Week: 318

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2823

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Florida Alimony Award too Low to Allow Wife to Maintain Lifestyle Enjoyed During Marriage

    Florida Alimony Award too Low to Allow Wife to Maintain Lifestyle Enjoyed During Marriage
    A Florida trial court's award of alimony to a wife was thrown out recently by the 2d District Court of Appeal for being too low. The appeals court concluded that the trial court's outcome, if put into action, would leave too great a disparity…
  • Feb 18

    Father's Failure to Return Daughter to Florida on Time Allows for Alteration of Parenting Plan

    Father's Failure to Return Daughter to Florida on Time Allows for Alteration of Parenting Plan
    Following time-sharing schedules can sometimes be complicated, especially when timesharing involves a child who is old enough to have a desire to assert her own self-control over where she lives. Even when faced with a child who does not want…
  • Feb 11

    How to Obtain a Custody Modification in Florida

    How to Obtain a Custody Modification in Florida
    The implementation of a parenting plan hopefully represents the culmination of a collaborative process to create an outcome in the best interests of the children involved. Sometimes, though, circumstances change, and those changes may trigger…
Rank this Week: 1483

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/
Rank this Week: 659

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
Rank this Week: 4595

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Miami Cruise Injury Lawyers Discuss Cruise Ship Forum Selection

    Miami Cruise Injury Lawyers Discuss Cruise Ship Forum Selection
    It is common for many people to laugh-off the use of "legalese" and the implications that it has for their rights and interests, but forum selection clauses are one thing that people should consider carefully. Many of these provisions exist…
  • Feb 17

    Florida Cruise Injury Attorneys Discuss Cruise Ship Flag

    Florida Cruise Injury Attorneys Discuss Cruise Ship Flag
    At the beginning of a cruise vacation, it is an exciting time where passengers are examining every aspect of the ship in anticipation of a fantastic vacation experience. However, one of the most important things to consider does not occur to…
  • Feb 13

    Miami Cruise Accident Attorneys Discuss Bringing Medical Malpractice Action

    Miami Cruise Accident Attorneys Discuss Bringing Medical Malpractice Action
    Although most cruise passengers experience a wonderful trip without any problems, there also are many people who unfortunately become sick or injured on a cruise ship. The problem with this is that there is no choice about the medical care…
Rank this Week: 2510

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Covers qui tam and employment law. By The Whistleblower Law Firm.

http://www.federalwhistleblowerlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2965

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida construction accidents and workers' compensation law. By Randy Zeldin.

http://www.floridaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Social Security Judges Allowance Rates Are Falling

    Social Security Judges Allowance Rates Are Falling
    Recent reports by the Social Security Administration Officer of Inspector General, examined decisions issued by Social Security Judges with high dispositions and high allowance rates and also those with low allowance rates. These reports…
  • Dec 1

    Most Americans Willing to Pay More to Fix Social Security

    Most Americans Willing to Pay More to Fix Social Security
    A new study by the National Academy of Social Insurance, finds that a majority of Americans polled, favor paying more for Social Security, in order to insure the solvency of the program. The opinions expressed in the survey were equally true…
  • Oct 20

    To Opt Out or Not from Video Social Security Hearing

    To Opt Out or Not from Video Social Security Hearing
    In an effort to streamline and expedite the wait for Social Security Disability hearings, the Social Security Administration has expanded use of remote video hearings before Administrative Law Judges. The result is that a Social Security…
Rank this Week: 2206

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/
  • Feb 24

    Recreational Marijuana Legalized in Alaska

    Recreational Marijuana Legalized in Alaska
    Today in Alaska, an amendment permitting recreational marijuana use goes into effect. In November, 2014, the citizens of Alaska in a statewide vote to amend the Alaska constitution voted 53% for and 47% against this amendment. The vote, a…
  • Feb 20

    How Many Years in Prison are Federal Judges in Florida Sentencing Defendants in Mortgage Fraud Prosecutions?

    How Many Years in Prison are Federal Judges in Florida Sentencing Defendants in Mortgage Fraud Prosecutions?
    Mortgage fraud in South Florida continues to be in the news, as a multi-agency task force involving both federal agencies and local law enforcement continues to file criminal cases in both state and federal Courts. South Florida federal…
  • Feb 18

    Can the Government of the United States Tweet Under the War Powers Act?

    Can the Government of the United States Tweet Under the War Powers Act?
    The United States government has announced that it is expanding the Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications efforts to “countermessage” terrorists groups. Propaganda has a long history of use as a governmental tool to…
Rank this Week: 781

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1603

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Feb 24

    Lee County Impact Fee Vote Fast Approaching

    Lee County Impact Fee Vote Fast Approaching
    As discussed in my last blog on this topic, impact fee rates in Lee County continue to be a focus for many in the community. At its February 3rd meeting, the Board of County Commissioners (“BOCC”) adopted the proposed rate…
  • Feb 4

    Homestead Deadline Approaching for Lee County Landowner

    Homestead Deadline Approaching for Lee County Landowner
    The homestead application filing deadline of March 1 is approaching quickly. Below is a snapshot of eligibility and documentation requirements for real property owned in Lee County, Florida. What is the Homestead Exemption? The homestead…
  • Jan 29

    Lee County Impact Fee Vote Looming

    Lee County Impact Fee Vote Looming
    The Lee County Board of County Commissioners (“BOCC”) is kicking off 2015 with substantial consideration of impact fees, with viewpoints expressed by stakeholders on both sides of the issue. At its January 6th meeting, the first…
Rank this Week: 1095