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Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Provides updates and commentary on whistleblower cases. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Could You Spot Medicare Fraud If You Saw It?

    Could You Spot Medicare Fraud If You Saw It?
    According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as of February 2016, there were over 56,000,000 beneficiaries enrolled in the original Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans.  Given the number of patients, just imagine how…
  • Apr 22

    Supreme Court Considers “Implied Certifications” Under the False Claims Act

    Supreme Court Considers “Implied Certifications” Under the False Claims Act
    On Tuesday, April 19, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Universal Health Services v. United States and Massachusetts ex rel. Julio Escobar and Carmen Correa, a case testing the “implied certification” theory used in many…
  • Apr 15

    McCabe Rabin Announces $1.1 Million Qui Tam Settlement

    McCabe Rabin Announces $1.1 Million Qui Tam Settlement
    McCabe Rabin, P.A. announces the settlement of a qui tam case against Florida Pain Medicine Associates, Inc. and its owners Dr. Bart Gatz, Dr. Alexis Renta and Dr. Albert Rodriguez.  Florida Pain Medicine Associates, Inc. is a pain…
Rank this Week: 456

Florida Personal Injury Attorney…

Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida personal injury topics such as auto, truck, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents, as well as insurance. By the Law Offices of Lazarus and Lazarus.

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Florida’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Database Opens to More Online User

    Florida’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Database Opens to More Online User
    Program is Intended to Reduce Abuse of Controlled Substances When Florida’s famous “pill mills” were pushing out dangerous medications to patients with addictions, advocates for better medical records pushed for a central…
  • Apr 26

    Cruise Ship Accidents Leave Many Without Recourse

    Cruise Ship Accidents Leave Many Without Recourse
    “Moving Hotels” Can be Dangerous Cruises are supposed to be fun, and they almost always are. But the illusion that many people experience once they step foot on a ship is that they can completely let their normal sense of caution…
  • Apr 21

    Are You Safe Riding with Uber in Florida?

    Are You Safe Riding with Uber in Florida?
    Issues Regarding Insurance and Licensing Have Politicians Busy Deciding Their Future It seems everyone these days is doing the Uber. Using Uber saves money over traditional taxi cabs and the service offers an opportunity to people with a car…
Rank this Week: 961

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

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

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

    Miami Car Accident Attorney: Texting and Driving Still Only a Secondary Offense
    Did you know that Florida has a law against texting and driving? It’s true. But you can be forgiven for not knowing that this law exists, because texting and driving is only a secondary offense. What does that mean? Our state’s…
  • Apr 20

    Miami Injury Lawyers: Steps to Take After a Car Accident

    Miami Injury Lawyers: Steps to Take After a Car Accident
    Do you know how many times you will crash your car in your lifetime? The car insurance industry estimates that you will file a claim for a car accident once every 17.9 years. So if you’ve never been in a collision before, consider…
  • Apr 19

    Common Shoulder Injurie

    Common Shoulder Injurie
    Common Shoulder Injuries Bankart Lesion | Bankart Tear The shoulder is the coming-together of three bone structures:  the scapula (shoulder blade); the humerus (upper arm bone); and the clavicle (collarbone). The humerus articulates, or…
Rank this Week: 3284

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/
  • Apr 26

    This Prince was no pauper

    This Prince was no pauper
    I never really listened to Prince's music - it's not really my era. But the superstar's untimely death sure has us estate planning lawyers paying attention. With all the usual combustible elements in place - celebrity, money, and a somewhat…
  • Apr 18

    Better visit your aging parents if you live in China. (It's a good idea here, too)

    Better visit your aging parents if you live in China. (It's a good idea here, too)
    China has a long history of respect for the elderly. An adult child who fails to care for his parents violates a key teaching of Confuciansim. And soon, inattentive children may face more than moral reprobation: their credit scores may be…
  • Apr 17

    Don't sign the nursing home's mandatory arbitration clause

    Don't sign the nursing home's mandatory arbitration clause
    Admitting a loved one to a nursing home can be a deeply  emotional and troubling experience, but it is important to keep your wits about you. In prior posts (read more here and here) I advised you to read the fine print, and to avoid signing…
Rank this Week: 1776

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers…

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southwestfloridainjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 2560

South Florida Estate Planning Law

South Florida Estate Planning Law

Covers South Florida estate planning, probate and tax law issues. By David Shulman.

http://www.sofloridaestateplanning.com/
  • Apr 26

    This is what it sounds like – when people die intestate

    This is what it sounds like – when people die intestate
    The biggest enemy of proper estate planning is procrastination. As the world knows, Prince died last week. Today we find out that he died intestate, which is a fancy word that lawyers use for dying without a will. When you die intestate, the…
  • Mar 11

    My monthly appearance on the “Ask the Experts” radio show, 3-10-2016

    My monthly appearance on the “Ask the Experts” radio show, 3-10-2016
    Going forward, I’ll be appearing monthly on the “Ask the Experts” radio show to discuss estate planning, probate, guardianships, elder law, and other related issues. Yesterday, I got there in the nick of time. If it…
  • Feb 27

    Florida Legislature enacts, and governor signs “Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act”

    Florida Legislature enacts, and governor signs “Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act”
    After a few false starts and much wrangling, Florida has enacted the Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. Instead of integrating the new law into the various provisions of the probate, trust, guardianship, and power of attorney…
Rank this Week: 1063

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Illegal Search and Seizure?

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

    Theft Arrest After Taking Own Car

    Theft Arrest After Taking Own Car
    I recently came across a story where a woman was arrested for stealing a car that Florida law recognizes as, in essence, half hers.  After a verbal altercation with her husband, the woman left in the family car, which was registered in…
  • Jan 26

    Florida Death Penalty

    Florida Death Penalty
    The United States Supreme Court recently found that Florida’s death penalty sentencing process was unconstitutional.  Specifically, the Court found that Florida’s death penalty scheme violated the 6th amendment to the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 643

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Donaldson & Weston PA.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 2400

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Did Your Florida Homeowners’ Insurance Company Act in Bad Faith?

    Did Your Florida Homeowners’ Insurance Company Act in Bad Faith?
    When you purchase homeowners’ insurance, you expect your insurance company to faithfully honor the terms of your contract in the event your home sustains covered damage.  You do not anticipate unfair delays, wrongful denials, or…
  • Apr 19

    How Much Homeowners’ Insurance Do I Need?

    How Much Homeowners’ Insurance Do I Need?
    Homeowners’ insurance covers the cost to rebuild your home and replace your possession in the event of a covered loss, such as a fire or other natural disaster.  This vital insurance additionally offers liability insurance in the…
  • Apr 13

    Gearing Up for an Insurance Dispute

    Gearing Up for an Insurance Dispute
    Many homeowners faithfully pay their premiums on time for years, expecting that in the event their home is damaged, they will receive the funds they need to repair it.  Some, however, have the unfortunate experience of receiving a denial…
Rank this Week: 3752

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Apr 25

    Homosassa Man Killed in Hit-And-Run Crash

    Homosassa Man Killed in Hit-And-Run Crash
    A Homosassa man was killed early Sunday when he was hit by a car while walking along U.S.19. The Florida Highway Patrol believes the 22-year-old was walking along the edge of the southbound lanes of U.S.19 at 2:15 a.m. when he was hit by a…
  • Apr 21

    Crystal River Woman Killed in Citrus County Collision

    Crystal River Woman Killed in Citrus County Collision
    A Crystal River woman was killed Tuesday in a traffic crash on U.S. 19 in Citrus County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened just north of the Citrus-Hernando County line. No further details regarding the crash have…
  • Mar 15

    Inverness Teen Struck By SUV Dies From Injurie

    Inverness Teen Struck By SUV Dies From Injurie
    An Inverness teenager died from her injuries Tuesday, two days after she and her brother were hit by a suspected drunk driver. The 14-year-old died Tuesday night at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. She and her 13-year-old brother had been at…
Rank this Week: 3565

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Hernando County, Florida personal injury By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Apr 25

    Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Spring Hill Crash

    Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Spring Hill Crash
    A Spring Hill man was critically injured Thursday after he was thrown from his motorcycle after colliding with a car. According to Florida Highway Patrol officials, the 26-year-old was on his motorcycle heading south on Mariner Boulevard when…
  • Apr 4

    Distracted Driver Kills 3-Year-Old Girl In Hernando County

    Distracted Driver Kills 3-Year-Old Girl In Hernando County
    A 3-year-old girl died from her injuries after she, along with her mother and baby brother, were hit Friday night by a distracted driver in Brooksville, according to the Florida HIghway Patrol. The toddler was taken to St. Joseph’s…
  • Mar 8

    Hernando County Teacher Dies in Rodeo Accident

    Hernando County Teacher Dies in Rodeo Accident
    A Hernando County e-School teacher and well-known barrel racer passed away last weekend after a rodeo accident, one day before her 28th birthday. The woman loved rodeo life and was a professional barrel racer. Last month, the woman and her…
Rank this Week: 3663

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1565

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

Covers medical device and pharmaceutical mass tort issues. By Searcy Denney.

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Lawsuits Involving Fluoroquinolones Piling Up Against Manufacturer

    Lawsuits Involving Fluoroquinolones Piling Up Against Manufacturer
    Serious Side Effects Associated with Popular Antibiotic Google “fluoroquinolones,” and page after page of search results come up about the dangers, risks and side effects of the antibiotic. Articles appear citing arrhythmia, nerve…
  • Apr 20

    AFFs, BPs, ONJ: Understanding Alphabet Soup of Osteoporosis Treatment

    AFFs, BPs, ONJ: Understanding Alphabet Soup of Osteoporosis Treatment
    The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research recently reassessed the efficacy of bisphosphonate, long hailed as a wonder drug for patients with osteoporosis, and its risk factors. Through the course of two clinical trials by the…
  • Apr 18

    Big Pharma Should Take Reporting Adverse Events to FDA More Seriously

    Big Pharma Should Take Reporting Adverse Events to FDA More Seriously
      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s requirement that pharmaceutical companies report dangerous side effects cause by medicines they manufacture is being flouted by a few bad actors. Such violations of the federal law are…
Rank this Week: 894

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/
  • Apr 25

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog
    With a backlog of nearly 1.1 million claimants awaiting hearings before a Social Security Judge, by the end of 2015, and an average wait time to get a hearing of 512 days nationwide, the pressure is on to create new ways to expedite the…
  • Mar 14

    Is There Hope for Long Delays for Social Security Hearings?

    Is There Hope for Long Delays for Social Security Hearings?
    As of July 2015, the average national waiting time to obtain a hearing before a Social Security Judge (a/k/a Administrative Law Judge) had increased to 511 days.  Unfortunately, the Ft. Lauderdale District, which includes Broward and…
  • Feb 19

    Medical Experts at Social Security Hearing

    Medical Experts at Social Security Hearing
    These days, many applicants for Social Security Disability are examined by an appointed Medical Examiner.  Sometimes the opinions rendered are quite helpful in supporting the position of the Claimant.  Other times, the exam…
Rank this Week: 4281

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/
  • Apr 25

    Foreign Wills: Are they valid in Florida?

    Foreign Wills: Are they valid in Florida?
    Foreign Wills: Will a Florida Court recognize them? The world is becoming a more global community and with that means the United States has seen an increase in the amount of foreign-born individuals living, visiting, and investing in the U.S.…
  • Apr 19

    Trust Funding

    Trust Funding
    Trust Funding Trust funding is one of the most important aspects of an estate plan or asset protection plan. Attorneys, and clients, hear so much about trust funding, but rarely is it truly understood or implemented properly. Given how…
  • Apr 14

    Sandwich Generation

    Sandwich Generation
    Sandwich Generation “The Sandwich Generation” is an interesting phenomenon occurring in the estate planning world.  The term was coined to refer to the group of adults in the world today that must juggle the responsibilities…
Rank this Week: 808

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Be Wary of Zika-Related Investment

    Be Wary of Zika-Related Investment
    The SEC has issued an Investor Alert regarding fraudsters attempting to profit by exploiting the dangers associated with the Zika virus.  For those not following the news, Zika is a tropical disease transmitted by mosquitoes. …
  • Apr 22

    The Elderly – Vulnerable to Stockbroker Abuse

    The Elderly – Vulnerable to Stockbroker Abuse
    In our law firm, we frequently represent elderly clients in claims against brokerage firms and financial advisors.  These claims usually include allegations that the broker took advantage of the elderly client, or recommended improper…
  • Apr 14

    Giving Someone Else Power Over Your Investment

    Giving Someone Else Power Over Your Investment
    As the investing population ages, it becomes more and more likely that investors will suffer failing physical and/or mental health.  Your permanent – or even temporary – incapacity could make managing your own investment…
Rank this Week: 418

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/
  • Apr 25

    Constitutional Due Process Protections and Your Florida Domestic Violence Case

    Constitutional Due Process Protections and Your Florida Domestic Violence Case
    A South Florida man made a significant mistake when he arrived at court for a hearing in September 2014. He assumed “this was simple.” He didn’t hire a lawyer, and his wife did. When he left court, he had an injunction for…
  • Apr 18

    Governor’s Veto Kills Florida Alimony Reform Bill

    Governor’s Veto Kills Florida Alimony Reform Bill
    Alimony reform in Florida is dead for at least one year after an April 15 veto of SB 668 by Governor Rick Scott. The veto represents the second time Scott has vetoed a bill that would have updated Florida’s alimony laws. While the most…
  • Apr 13

    Florida Appeals Court Tosses Out Contempt Order Due to Violation of Husband’s Due Process Right

    Florida Appeals Court Tosses Out Contempt Order Due to Violation of Husband’s Due Process Right
    A man who had fallen hundreds of thousands of dollars behind on alimony to his ex-wife was potentially facing a six-month jail sentence for civil contempt before successfully appealing. The 2d District Court of Appeal threw out the punishment…
Rank this Week: 1820

Florida Auto Accident Blog

Florida Auto Accident Blog

Contains legal information pertaining to auto accidents and injuries in Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.floridaautolawyers.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Two Drivers Involved in Non-Fatal Collision Near Lecanto

    Two Drivers Involved in Non-Fatal Collision Near Lecanto
    On Wednesday, two drivers, the Lecanto resident Mary Virginia Razzano, 84, and the Beverly Hills resident Julie Ann Russell, 52, were involved in an auto accident close to the entrance of the Roger Weaver Educational Complex, right where…
  • Mar 28

    One Person Dead, Another Injured After Ormond Beach RV Crash

    One Person Dead, Another Injured After Ormond Beach RV Crash
    In a horrific accident on the morning of Monday, February 15th, 2016, one person was killed and another was severely injured when the RV they were traveling in crashed into the ditch in Ormond Beach, Florida. According to police, the vehicle…
  • Mar 28

    Two Killed and One Seriously Injured in Sumter County Crash

    Two Killed and One Seriously Injured in Sumter County Crash
    In many car accident cases, the issue of fault is pretty straightforward – the other driver ran a red light, or couldn’t stop in time and rear-ended your vehicle, for example. But a recent accident in Sumter County sheds light on…
Rank this Week: 2326

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Are Counterfeit Products Putting You At Risk?

    Are Counterfeit Products Putting You At Risk?
    The next time you see an item for sale at a price too good to be true, consider the ramifications before you buy. Chances are the product is a knockoff of the original design and not only could you be exchanging quality for savings, but you…
  • Apr 11

    Series of Errors in Connection with Employee Flu Clinic Leads to Lawsuit

    Series of Errors in Connection with Employee Flu Clinic Leads to Lawsuit
    In an effort to maintain a healthy environment, companies often offer free flu clinics for employees who opt to take advantage of the service. What happens, however, when things go wrong and employees are instead exposed to potential risks of…
  • Apr 11

    Drivers, Pay Attention! Police Conducting Crackdown on Distracted Driving

    Drivers, Pay Attention! Police Conducting Crackdown on Distracted Driving
    You may be adept at multitasking in your job or your home life, but when it comes to driving your attention needs to be focused. That message is being stressed this month as police in New Jersey crack down on distracted driving offenses.…
Rank this Week: 4559

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 179

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: 535

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Apr 24

    Florida’s Avalanche of Probate Case

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

    Digital Assets Part III: Victory!

    Digital Assets Part III: Victory!
    In previous posts, we addressed digital assets and how difficult it might be for fiduciaries (personal representatives or trustees) of an estate to access the digital assets of a deceased loved one, specifically their Facebook…
  • Mar 28

    But, They Lied?! Why You Should Always Get It In Writing

    But, They Lied?! Why You Should Always Get It In Writing
    Here’s the scenario: You’re negotiating the settlement of an estate dispute with someone. They lie to you, and you then rely upon the lie to reach an agreement. Think you could sue when you found out about that lie, right? Not…
Rank this Week: 1608

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    Florida’s Avalanche of Probate Case

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

    Digital Assets Part III: Victory!

    Digital Assets Part III: Victory!
    In previous posts, we addressed digital assets and how difficult it might be for fiduciaries (personal representatives or trustees) of an estate to access the digital assets of a deceased loved one, specifically their Facebook…
  • Mar 28

    But, They Lied?! Why You Should Always Get It In Writing

    But, They Lied?! Why You Should Always Get It In Writing
    Here’s the scenario: You’re negotiating the settlement of an estate dispute with someone. They lie to you, and you then rely upon the lie to reach an agreement. Think you could sue when you found out about that lie, right? Not…
Rank this Week: 3477

@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
  • Apr 23

    Legal Mechanics Unveils New HQ

    Legal Mechanics Unveils New HQ
    Yes, it is true. Legal Mechanics—the one-of-a-kind legal scholarship repair service—has closed its doors at its former location in sunny Hallandale Beach, a/k/a “that place with the big Pegasus statue,”and has moved to…
  • Dec 2

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part III For more than a year, I have been attempting to get answers in the wake of a police-involved shooting in my neighborhood that resulted in the death of a young black man standing unarmed in his kitchen. For…
  • Aug 9

    Scaling Back Marijuana Law: Hallandale Beach

    Scaling Back Marijuana Law: Hallandale Beach
    Disclaimer: Nothing contained herein should be considered legal advice. Predictions are not guarantees, regardless of how prescient the author may appear from prior writings. On Wednesday, August 5, Hallandale Beach took Broward…
Rank this Week: 2167

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship
    Most people still believe that this thing called “love” is a mysterious occurrence which happens, like a lightning bolt, out of the blue, with no rhyme or reason. Or, perhaps we want to believe in the mysterious nature of love and…
  • Apr 14

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida
    Breathe easy you Florida couples who until a week ago lived together illegally while unwed. You will not be facing up 60 days in the county clink and a $500 fine on a second-degree misdemeanor charge for co-habitation while not married. A…
  • Mar 18

    What is Life REALLY Like for Juveniles Behind Bar

    What is Life REALLY Like for Juveniles Behind Bar
    The juvenile justice system was actually developed almost a century ago, in response to the atrocities juveniles were subjected to in adult jails. Unfortunately, as the system developed, and there was widespread overcrowding and lack of…
Rank this Week: 2173

Florida Injury Victim Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Victim Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Payer & Associates.

http://www.floridainjuryvictimlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Florida Appeals Court Strikes Cap on Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Case

    Florida Appeals Court Strikes Cap on Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Case
    In a case challenging Florida’s workers’ compensation laws brought by a police officer, with the assistance of the Fraternal Order of Police, the First District Court of Appeals in Florida issued a lengthy 26 page opinion that…
  • Apr 14

    Summer Camp Ideas for South Florida Children

    Summer Camp Ideas for South Florida Children
    Fit2Play Summer Camp for Miami-Dade County Children Have you decided what your children will be doing this summer? If you are seeking a fun, safe, fitness and nutrition-minded program for your child and you are a resident of Miami-Dade…
  • Mar 28

    How Do I Find a Personal Injury Lawyer?

    How Do I Find a Personal Injury Lawyer?
    After being injured in an accident due to no fault of their own, such as an automobile accident, slip or trip and fall accident, workplace accident, most people need and want to find a personal injury attorney but don’t know how. Do…
Rank this Week: 2416

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

By the Law Office of Ray Garcia, P.A.

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Apr 22

    Construction Field Documentation Necessitie

    Construction Field Documentation Necessitie
    If you work in construction, there is no doubt that you probably have a massive workload. And no matter your profession, no one likes to exacerbate their workload with extra paperwork. However, when it comes to construction contracting,…
  • Mar 23

    Understanding Florida Construction Accident Liability

    Understanding Florida Construction Accident Liability
    Construction work tends to be one of the most dangerous forms of work for employees in the US, and as an employer, you are ultimately responsible for the health and safety of your workers. The nature of unfinished construction—such as…
  • Feb 23

    One-Time-Close versus Two-Time-Close Construction Loan

    One-Time-Close versus Two-Time-Close Construction Loan
    Getting funding for a construction project, residential or commercial, is quite a different process than obtaining a standard mortgage on an existing property. That’s because funding a construction project is much more complex than a…
Rank this Week: 2211

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property
    Anyone who has ever served as a landlord likely understands that renting out property is rarely a walk in the park. Landlords often get a bad reputation due to a select few who take advantage of their perceived position of power over their…
  • Mar 23

    3 Potential Ways to Terminate a Florida Pre-Construction Contract

    3 Potential Ways to Terminate a Florida Pre-Construction Contract
    Just because you’ve signed a pre-construction contract on a Florida home or condo does not always mean you are completely locked into the transaction. Circumstances in our lives can change in an instant, and as a buyer it may become…
  • Feb 23

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Florida Residential Foreclosure

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Florida Residential Foreclosure
    Almost all foreclosures will of course begin with the homeowner missing payments on their mortgage. Usually, the lender will not take action against you until you have missed three payments. Once this occurs, the official foreclosure process…
Rank this Week: 1631

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure law.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property
    Anyone who has ever served as a landlord likely understands that renting out property is rarely a walk in the park. Landlords often get a bad reputation due to a select few who take advantage of their perceived position of power over their…
  • Mar 23

    3 Potential Ways to Terminate a Florida Pre-Construction Contract

    3 Potential Ways to Terminate a Florida Pre-Construction Contract
    Just because you’ve signed a pre-construction contract on a Florida home or condo does not always mean you are completely locked into the transaction. Circumstances in our lives can change in an instant, and as a buyer it may become…
  • Feb 23

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Florida Residential Foreclosure

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Florida Residential Foreclosure
    Almost all foreclosures will of course begin with the homeowner missing payments on their mortgage. Usually, the lender will not take action against you until you have missed three payments. Once this occurs, the official foreclosure process…
Rank this Week: 3057

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    City Garbage Truck Driver Causes Crash in Tallahassee

    City Garbage Truck Driver Causes Crash in Tallahassee
    According to police, a city solid waste truck collided with a sports utility vehicle early Thursday in Tallahassee. The SUV’s driver died of his injuries at a hospital. The truck’s driver was not injured. No additional information…
  • Apr 18

    Several Injured In Parking Garage Construction Accident at Miami Dade College

    Several Injured In Parking Garage Construction Accident at Miami Dade College
    Crews responded to a construction accident at a parking garage on the Miami Dade College Campus Friday. The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. at the West Campus at 3800 Northwest 115th Avenue in Doral. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said two injured…
  • Apr 11

    Man in Wheelchair Killed in Truck Crash in Osceola County

    Man in Wheelchair Killed in Truck Crash in Osceola County
    A man in a wheelchair died Tuesday morning after he was hit by a box truck in Osceola County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened at about 9:45 a.m. on U.S. 192 at the intersection of International Drive. The…
Rank this Week: 4145

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Thomas & Pearl.

http://thomasandpearl.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    SCUBA and Snorkeling Accidents in Florida

    SCUBA and Snorkeling Accidents in Florida
    SCUBA and Snorkeling in South Florida SCUBA and snorkeling is big business, particularly in South Florida, with its living coral reef and wreck diving sites.  Each year thousands upon thousands of SCUBA divers and snorkelers travel to…
  • Apr 6

    Slip and Fall in Florida

    Slip and Fall in Florida
    Slip and fall accidents in Florida are largely regulated under Florida statute 768.0755, which establishes premises liability for ‘transitory foreign substances in a business establishment—  (1) If a person slips and…
  • Mar 24

    Bicycle Accident

    Bicycle Accident
    In Florida, bicycles are considered vehicles, with cyclists supposed to follow the same laws as other vehicles. But there is a huge difference when a bicycle is involved with a motorized vehicle– the size, speed, and weight of the car,…
Rank this Week: 4735

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate…

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate Blog

Covers recent developments in Florida probate, trust, estate and guardianship. By Clark Skatoff PA.

http://www.clarkskatoff.com/news-resources/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Review of Attorney Jeffrey Skatoff

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

    Review of Jordan Hammer

    Review of Jordan Hammer
    From a satisfied client: To the team at Clark Skatoff: My wife and I not only want to thank you for accepting our case but also for allowing Jordan Hammer to represent us.
  • Mar 8

    Adversarial Florida Probate Proceedings Are Governed by the Rules of Civil Procedure

    Adversarial Florida Probate Proceedings Are Governed by the Rules of Civil Procedure
    Adversarial proceedings in Florida probate are governed by the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure.  Pursuant to Florida Probate Rule 5.025(d): After service of formal notice [declaring the proceeding adversarial], the proceedings, as…
Rank this Week: 1599

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Roberto Blanch Conducts Live Spanish TV Interview on Association Fraud

    Roberto Blanch Conducts Live Spanish TV Interview on Association Fraud
    Firm partner Roberto C. Blanch, who has written extensively about community association fraud in this blog and recently authored an article on the topic for the op-ed page of the Miami Herald, appeared on Spanish-language television network…
  • Apr 18

    Fight Against Condo Fraud Heighten

    Fight Against Condo Fraud Heighten
    An article in the Miami Herald that appeared on Saturday, April 16, reported that more than 250 South Florida condo residents teamed up to march against condo fraud last week.  The protestors, who marched on the streets of Doral,…
  • Apr 7

    Article by Gary Mars in Today’s Daily Business Review: “Ruling Reminds New Associations to Watch for Developers Waiving Reserves”

    Article by Gary Mars in Today’s Daily Business Review: “Ruling Reminds New Associations to Watch for Developers Waiving Reserves”
    The firm’s Gary M. Mars authored an article that appeared in today’s edition of the Daily Business Review, South Florida’s exclusive business daily and official court newspaper.  Gary’s article, which was titled…
Rank this Week: 1198

Tampa Business Litigation Lawyer…

Tampa Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers business law. By Brick Business Law, P.A.

http://www.tampabusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Apr 21

    Brick Business Law Recognized as a Best Resource for Businesses in Florida

    Brick Business Law Recognized as a Best Resource for Businesses in Florida
    Brick Business Law, P.A. was named as the 9th best “Small Business Professional Service” Provider in the entire State of Florida by Startup Savant, a resource guide for small businesses.  The firm was the top law…
  • Mar 30

    Attorney Brick Wins Repeat Violence Injunction Hearing in Business Case

    Attorney Brick Wins Repeat Violence Injunction Hearing in Business Case
    In the case of Tina Accomando-Himpler v. Phillip David Hines, attorney Kevin Brick successfully argued for the imposition of a repeat violence injunction against petitioner’s business partner, David Hines.  After a contested…
  • Jan 27

    Protecting a Business from Employee Theft of Trade Secrets: Part 2 – Technology

    Protecting a Business from Employee Theft of Trade Secrets: Part 2 – Technology
    There are some common sense ways for small businesses to minimize the threat of employee theft of trade secrets.  This is the second in a three-part series on the subject.  The first post, on using HR policies to protect trade…
Rank this Week: 2429

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/
  • Apr 21

    Thousands Of DUI Cases Could Be Thrown Out

    Thousands Of DUI Cases Could Be Thrown Out
    INTRODUCTION The highest court in the land is currently deciding a case that can have an enormous impact on Driving Under The Influence (DUI) cases in Florida and twelve other states. Each of those thirteen states makes it a misdemeanor…
  • Apr 8

    “HOW A CASE IS CHARGED CAN HAVE A HUGE IMPACT”

    “HOW A CASE IS CHARGED CAN HAVE A HUGE IMPACT”
    Cops demonstrate their inherent bias through the charges they choose to level. Let’s talk about Sheila and George. Sheila was the trusted bookkeeper for a very successful company. Unfortunately, she wasn’t as trustworthy as the…
  • Feb 4

    The Best Thing About ‘Making A Murderer’

    The Best Thing About ‘Making A Murderer’
    This isn’t an article about whether the two men featured in the documentary, ‘Making a Murderer’ are guilty or innocent. While I do have strong feelings concerning the handling of the criminal cases of both Steven Avery and…
Rank this Week: 2080

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

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

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    Should Miami Uber Drivers Submit to Fingerprinting?

    Should Miami Uber Drivers Submit to Fingerprinting?
    The rap on Uber is that it’s “just like a taxi, but better!” That’s probably true in some respects, but is safety one of them? That question came to the forefront last month, when several Uber passengers in Michigan…
  • Apr 14

    Motorcyclist Dies In Yet Another Accident On The I-95 Express Lane

    Motorcyclist Dies In Yet Another Accident On The I-95 Express Lane
    Dear D.O.T., and County Commissioners, How many more accidents need to happen in the express lanes before you acknowledge that this is really dangerous? How many more people need to suffer serious injuries in the express lanes before you…
  • Apr 11

    Miami’s Venetian Causeway Upgrade Still Falls Short for Bike Safety

    Miami’s Venetian Causeway Upgrade Still Falls Short for Bike Safety
    Fresh off a massive, $12.4 million upgrade, Miami’s Venetian Causeway reopened last month, following nine months of intensive renovation and repair. Bicyclists and pedestrians alike are celebrating the improvements, which are purported…
Rank this Week: 517

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense law, including recent policy changes and supreme court rulings. By Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Stop and Frisk

    Stop and Frisk
    In the US, human right is the thread that holds the fabric of America’s diverse identity. One very important right: to be free from unreasonable search and seizure. The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution protects this…
  • Apr 17

    Seventh Graders “Prank” Leads to First Degree Felonies Arraignment

    Seventh Graders “Prank” Leads to First Degree Felonies Arraignment
    These days, the law and an increasing number of people are less forgiving of bad behavior from children, especially behaviors that objectively carry the criminal tag. If it says anything, it is that the responsibility and liability bore by…
  • Apr 14

    Debate Ensues Over Florida Bill to Protect Real Estate Agents and Broker

    Debate Ensues Over Florida Bill to Protect Real Estate Agents and Broker
    The law and most people agree on the need to dole out punishments to individuals who commit crimes against other individuals. Going further, certain crimes of this nature tend to be graver, often because of the age, mental health, general…
Rank this Week: 2567

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    What is animal liability coverage and why you should add it to your Homeowner’s Policy

    What is animal liability coverage and why you should add it to your Homeowner’s Policy
    Back in November I wrote a blog post called “Insurance coverage for dog bites?” It discussed dog bite claims and the difficulty in getting the homeowner’s insurer for a dog owner to pay the claim. This difficulty arises from…
  • Feb 2

    Homeowner’s Insurance and Mold Coverage

    Homeowner’s Insurance and Mold Coverage
    Mold exists everywhere in Florida. Our state is a veritable paradise for mold, with its high levels of humidity, abundant food sources and temperate climate. Many homeowners become quite concerned when mold is found in their home.…
  • Nov 12

    Insurance coverage for dog bites?

    Insurance coverage for dog bites?
    You were attacked and bitten by a dog, either while at someone’s home or off the dog owner’s property. Your injuries are serious and the dog owner tells you not to worry because their homeowner’s insurance will cover claim.…
Rank this Week: 950

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

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

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Apr 19

    Impact of accounting literature: Time to get out of the pool and other change

    Impact of accounting literature: Time to get out of the pool and other change
    Posted By: David C. Scileppi Over the past couple of months, the FASB has been busy. I wanted to point out one recent change and my thoughts on its impact. FASB has “simplified” share-based compensation accounting. I will always…
  • Apr 17

    Another SEC concept release

    Another SEC concept release
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm   On April 13, the SEC authorized the issuance of a major concept release. Concept releases are trial balloons that the SEC publishes to elicit input on possible rulemaking, including whether rulemaking is…
  • Apr 3

    Governance by the number

    Governance by the number
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm One of the hottest topics in governance today is director refreshment. (No, that doesn’t refer to what your board members have for lunch.)  Boards comprised of long-serving directors do, in fact, tend to…
Rank this Week: 3701

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. By Shmucher Law PL.

http://flbankrupt.com/blog/
  • Apr 19

    Small Business Loans or SBA Loans in Bankruptcy

    Small Business Loans or SBA Loans in Bankruptcy
    I had a recent free consultation come into my office to ask me about small business loans and if they were dischargeable in bankruptcy.  The debtor received an SBA loan on a property when their home was damaged by a hurricane.  Soon…
  • Apr 12

    Will a Dismissed Bankruptcy Show Up on a Credit Report?

    Will a Dismissed Bankruptcy Show Up on a Credit Report?
    One of the most common questions that I get during my free consultation in my Miami Florida office is  whether or not a dismissed bankruptcy will show up on a credit report.    I have recently met with numerous clients who for…
  • Apr 4

    Condo Association foreclosure? Use a Chapter 13 bankruptcy to save your home

    Condo Association foreclosure? Use a Chapter 13 bankruptcy to save your home
    A recent free consultation came into my Miami bankruptcy office to discuss options regarding her Condo Association foreclosure lawsuit filed against her. She did some reading about bankruptcy options but wanted to sit down to discuss how we…
Rank this Week: 3475

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/
  • Apr 19

    Increased Costs Shifting South Florida Apartment Construction

    Increased Costs Shifting South Florida Apartment Construction
    At the Miami Finance Forum’s recent panel discussion regarding the current status of South Florida commercial real estate, panelist commercial developers stated they are responding to strong tenant demand across all sectors. While…
  • Apr 18

    eMerge Welcomes Guests with Iconic Opening Reception

    eMerge Welcomes Guests with Iconic Opening Reception
    Last night was a buzz at the opening reception for the 3rd annual eMerge conference located at the iconic 1111 Lincoln Road garage. The attendees enjoyed food, drinks and music, but the real discussion centered on the provocative content…
  • Apr 15

    eMerge Americas 2016 is Nearly Here

    eMerge Americas 2016 is Nearly Here
    On April 18th and 19th, eMerge Americas will host its third annual technology conference. Last year, the conference welcomed more than 10,000 attendees and 500 companies from more than 50 countries. As stated on Business Wire,…
Rank this Week: 3585

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Disney Star Debby Ryan Charged with DUI

    Disney Star Debby Ryan Charged with DUI
    Debby Ryan, star of the Disney Channel show “Jessie,” was recently arrested for DUI.   According to reports, the arrest happened sometime last week, when Ryan was driving around in Los Angeles. She allegedly hit a Mercedes…
  • Apr 4

    Retired Soccer Star Charged with DUI in Oregon

    Retired Soccer Star Charged with DUI in Oregon
    Soccer star Abby Wambach was arrested early Sunday on a DUI charge in Portland, Oregon. Portland police claim Wambach, 35, was pulled over at 11:05 p.m. local time Saturday after failing to stop for a red light. She was arrested after…
  • Mar 17

    Stay Lucky On St. Patrick’s Day – Don’t Drink & Drive

    Stay Lucky On St. Patrick’s Day – Don’t Drink & Drive
    St. Patrick’s Day is here! This holiday celebrates Irish heritage with food, green attire, music, dancing and, often, the consumption of alcohol. According to reports from the National Highway Safety Administration, St. Patrick’s…
Rank this Week: 4112

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/
  • Apr 18

    Miramar Men Report Home Invasion; Arrested for $100 Million ID Theft Fraud

    Miramar Men Report Home Invasion; Arrested for $100 Million ID Theft Fraud
    Many people are arrested by police when suspicions are raised in cases when they’re pulled over for simple traffic stops. This also frequently happens when law enforcement is given access to people’s homes for indeterminate…
  • Mar 21

    South Floridian Residents Charged in Phishing Scam

    South Floridian Residents Charged in Phishing Scam
    Recently on my Website, I’ve been focusing on the topic of identity theft since tax season is fast approaching and the rise in these types of cases increases dramatically this time of year. Most people submit their tax information to…
  • Feb 10

    South Florida Couple Uses Creative Method to Steal Identitie

    South Florida Couple Uses Creative Method to Steal Identitie
    Tax Season has begun, and potential identity thieves are making plans. After the New Year’s festivities end, up until the April 15 deadline (excluding extensions) people go through their records from the previous year and prepare to…
Rank this Week: 3768

Florida Construction Law Update

Florida Construction Law Update

Covers Florida construction law legislation, case law, trends and issues. By Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionupdate.com/
  • Apr 18

    Risks to Consider When Entering into a Coblentz Agreement

    Risks to Consider When Entering into a Coblentz Agreement
    When entering into a consent judgment that purports to assign rights under an insurance policy, both the assignee and insurer should be cautious of various issues that could preclude coverage. Some of these issues include whether the insured…
  • Mar 7

    Don’t Plead Your Pass-Through CD Claims Out of Coverage

    Don’t Plead Your Pass-Through CD Claims Out of Coverage
    Failing to plead damage to other property, even in the face of record evidence supporting damage to other property, can result in a ruling that there is no duty to defend. In Florida, a commercial general liability (“CGL”)…
  • Jan 22

    Attorney’s Fees Constitute Covered “Court Costs”

    Attorney’s Fees Constitute Covered “Court Costs”
    In Mid-Continent Casualty Company v. James T. Treace, 41 Fla. L. Weekly D60c (Fla. 5th DCA Dec. 31, 2015), Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal recently held that attorney’s fees awarded to a Plaintiff in a construction defect…
Rank this Week: 3946

Tampa Abogado De Lesion

Tampa Abogado De Lesion

Comments on Florida injury law in Spanish language. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampaabogadodelesion.com/
Rank this Week: 3030