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Florida Association Law Blog

Florida Association Law Blog

Covers condo and HOA law. By Daniel Wasserstein.

http://floridaassociationlawblog.com/
  • Jul 13

    Wasserstein, P.A. – 2017 Legislative Update

    Wasserstein, P.A. – 2017 Legislative Update
    561-288-3999 danw@wassersteinpa.com 2017 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE This shall serve as Wasserstein, P.A.’s newsletter to our clients regarding recent legislative changes of which you should be aware.  Please note that the following is…
  • Jul 13

    Wasserstein, P.A. – 2015 Legislative Update

    Wasserstein, P.A. – 2015 Legislative Update
    561-288-3999 danw@wassersteinpa.com 2015 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE This shall serve as Wasserstein, P.A.’s newsletter to our clients regarding recent legislative changes of which you should be aware.  As of July 1, 2015 the most…
  • Jul 13

    Wasserstein, P.A. – 2015 Legislative Update

    Wasserstein, P.A. – 2015 Legislative Update
    561-288-3999 danw@wassersteinpa.com 2015 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE This shall serve as Wasserstein, P.A.’s newsletter to our clients regarding recent legislative changes of which you should be aware.  As of July 1, 2015 the most…
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Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 1801

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Thomas & Pearl.

http://thomasandpearl.com/blog/
  • Jul 13

    4th of July Fireworks, Injury, and Destruction

    4th of July Fireworks, Injury, and Destruction
    Fireworks are common over 4th of July holiday—but so are injuries and destruction of property because of them. Tuesday, July 4th 2017 found Satellite Beach, Florida firefighters trying to contain a blaze at one local home, and some…
  • Jun 29

    Nurses & Workplace Injury

    Nurses & Workplace Injury
    The Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) noted a total of almost 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries in 2015, and in the same year, 4,836 fatal work injuries.  That’s a lot of injuries! Jobs like…
  • Jun 6

    June is National Safety Month

    June is National Safety Month
    The National Safety Council (NSC) invites you to join in helping to raise awareness of what it takes to “Keep Each Other Safe.”  Each and every June is National Safety Month, focused on reducing leading causes of injury and…
Rank this Week: 4686

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 13

    DELAWARE REPEALS ITS ESTATE TAX EFFECTIVE JAN. 1, 2018

    DELAWARE REPEALS ITS ESTATE TAX EFFECTIVE JAN. 1, 2018
    Effective January 1, 2018, Delaware residents will no longer be subject to a state estate tax. Delaware becomes one of the thirty-three (33) states that do not impose either estate or inheritance taxes or both. The repeal is the result of…
  • Jul 13

    ESSENTIAL ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS

    ESSENTIAL ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS
    Regardless of your state of residency it is important to have your estate planning documents in order. The following is a list of essential documents and how they will benefit you. Last Will & Testament: a legal document in which you…
  • Jun 29

    GOVERNOR SCOTT SAYS NO TO ELECTRONIC WILLS IN FLORIDA

    GOVERNOR SCOTT SAYS NO TO ELECTRONIC WILLS IN FLORIDA
    On Monday, June 26, 2017, Florida Governor Rick Scott vetoed the "Florida Electronic Wills Act" (the "Act")." The Act would have authorized the creation of electronic wills, and for their execution to be witnessed and notarized through the…
Rank this Week: 1838

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Jul 13

    Two South Florida Men Charged with Credit Card Trafficking

    Two South Florida Men Charged with Credit Card Trafficking
    Two South Florida men were arrested Wednesday on trafficking in fraudulent credit cards after an Interstate 75 traffic stop allegedly uncovered gas pump keys, scores of fake cards and more. A 29-year-old Hollywood man and a 42-year-old…
  • Apr 10

    Boca Raton Woman Gets 4 Years for Wire Fraud

    Boca Raton Woman Gets 4 Years for Wire Fraud
    A Boca Raton woman was sentenced to four years and three months in prison for submitting fraudulent student loan applications online. According to investigators, the 31-year-old tricked nursing students at the Coral Ridge Training School into…
  • Mar 27

    Former Florida Rep. Charged with Wire Fraud

    Former Florida Rep. Charged with Wire Fraud
    A former Democratic state lawmaker is facing a federal indictment for allegedly using campaign funds to cover personal expenses. It was announced earlier this month that former state Rep. Dwayne Taylor, 49, of Daytona Beach has been charged…
Rank this Week: 2707

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/
  • Jul 13

    Fight for Your Right

    Fight for Your Right
    According to The American Heritage Dictionary, Second College Edition, the word “fight” has several meanings, including [t]o stand up against something or assert oneself.” Recently, as a nation, we celebrated the 241st…
  • Jul 6

    Negligent Security Claims: Reducing Liability for Association

    Negligent Security Claims: Reducing Liability for Association
    In recent years, Condominium and Homeowner’s Associations have become a target for negligent security lawsuits and claims. Typically, a resident or guest of an Association is a victim of a violent crime and the crime victim later sues…
  • Jun 28

    HOA’s: Your Restrictions Have an Expiration Date

    HOA’s: Your Restrictions Have an Expiration Date
    With the turnover of volunteer homeowner’s association (“HOA”) board members over time, it is not surprising that certain important long-term issues may be overlooked. There is one very important law, however, which board…
Rank this Week: 355

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida auto accidents, auto insurance, and personal injury claims. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridacaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 12

    How to Avoid a Cycling Accident

    How to Avoid a Cycling Accident
    Bicycling is a popular way to spend an afternoon or a day in Hollywood and across South Florida. It’s great exercise, a family-friendly activity, and a fun solo excursion, too. Bicycling lets us enjoy the sights, fresh air, sunshine,…
  • Jul 5

    Motorcycle Safety Tips to Prevent a Roadway Accident

    Motorcycle Safety Tips to Prevent a Roadway Accident
    Motorcycles are a wonderful way to enjoy the freedom of the road, especially with the great whether southern Florida is known for. However, motorcycle accidents also tend to occur at a higher rate when compared with accidents involving other…
  • Jun 30

    Road Rage Incidents in Hollywood and Across Florida

    Road Rage Incidents in Hollywood and Across Florida
    Road range can stem from virtually anything. Driving itself can be frustrating, especially when heavy traffic or discourteous drivers are a factor. Aggressive driving occurs when a driver is not able to control their emotions and acts out. In…
Rank this Week: 4061

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/
  • Jul 12

    A Legislative Assistant to U.S. Congressman Darren Soto Charged with DUI

    A Legislative Assistant to U.S. Congressman Darren Soto Charged with DUI
    A staffer for Democratic U.S. Rep. Darren Soto was charged with DUI after being accused of rear-ending a motorcyclist Friday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The woman is facing a number of charges stemming from an accident that left…
  • Jun 28

    Avoid a DUI Arrest this 4th of July

    Avoid a DUI Arrest this 4th of July
    The 4th of July is almost here, so it is important to bring up DUI arrests. The holiday is celebrated with barbecues, picnics, fireworks, and alcohol. Because this is a peak time for drinking and driving, law enforcement throughout the Tampa…
  • Jun 21

    Ex-NFL Player Lawrence Taylor Pleads Guilty to Florida DUI

    Ex-NFL Player Lawrence Taylor Pleads Guilty to Florida DUI
    Former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor has pleaded guilty to a DUI charge in Florida. Taylor pleaded guilty Monday in Palm Beach County to DUI with injury or property damage. He was sentenced to one year of probation and a…
Rank this Week: 4098

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/
  • Jul 12

    Report: Florida Boating Accidents and Deaths on the Rise

    Report: Florida Boating Accidents and Deaths on the Rise
    According to a recent news article from Jacksonville.com, boating accidents and related cases of personal injury and death are on the rise this year as compared to years past.  One of the most important aspects of these findings…
  • Jul 5

    Fireworks Injuries in South Florida

    Fireworks Injuries in South Florida
    There was no shortage of fun family activities this past Fourth of July holiday, and that includes many spectacular fireworks displays in our area.  However, in addition to these safe and processional fireworks displays, there were many…
  • Jun 30

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Medical Malpractice Damages Cap

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Medical Malpractice Damages Cap
    According to a recent news article from the Orlando Sentinel, the Florida Supreme Court has just ruled that the existing damages cap on medical malpractice lawsuits is unconstitutional.  The bill in question was signed into law by…
Rank this Week: 950

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Jul 12

    Compulsory Medical Exams in Florida Personal Injury Case

    Compulsory Medical Exams in Florida Personal Injury Case
    If you or someone close to you has been hurt by someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your harm. At the Law Offices of Robert Dixon, our seasoned Miami injury attorneys can help you navigate a personal…
  • Jul 12

    Comparative Fault in Florida Slip and Fall Case

    Comparative Fault in Florida Slip and Fall Case
    Slip and fall accidents can lead to serious injuries. If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, the case may seem relatively straightforward. However, this is not always the case. At the Law Offices of Robert Dixon, our skilled…
  • Jul 12

    Lifeguard Negligence in Florida

    Lifeguard Negligence in Florida
    One of the benefits of living in the Sunshine State is being able to enjoy the great weather for so much of the year. One of the activities that children and adults in Florida enjoy is swimming. Many times, people swim at public pools where a…
Rank this Week: 1981

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 311

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

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

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Jul 12

    On the subject of effective disclosure…

    On the subject of effective disclosure…
    The young ones among you may not be familiar with Harvey Pitt, but he is an incredibly smart man and a gifted attorney who chaired the SEC some years back.  He made some political gaffes in that role, but that doesn’t diminish his…
  • Jun 13

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

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

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

    The CAMs are coming and other enlightened enhancements courtesy of the PCAOB
    Earlier this month, after seven years of threats, the PCAOB adopted rules to drastically change the standard auditor’s report. In adopting the rules, the PCAOB noted that the standard auditor’s report had largely remained…
Rank this Week: 3634

Florida Workers' Compensation Law…

Florida Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Christopher J. Smith. Covers issues relevant to injured workers in Florida and new case law updates.

https://cjsmithlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 11

    Social Security Disability and Early Retirement Benefit

    Social Security Disability and Early Retirement Benefit
    Social Security Disability and Early Retirement Benefits An individual is eligible for disability benefits through the date of full retirement age.[1] For most people approaching retirement age, that is about 66. The post Social Security…
  • May 7

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The Two-Part Inquiry

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The Two-Part Inquiry
    Fraud in Workers’ Compensation cases can come in many forms: A misrepresentation about how the injury occurred (on vs off the job), or a person working “off the books” and The post Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The…
  • Apr 8

    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage

    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage
    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage There are many volunteer opportunities that are very physical in nature. From building houses to delivering meals, people often give their time and physical efforts The post…
Rank this Week: 2332

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/
  • Jul 11

    Be your own Social Security advocate

    Be your own Social Security advocate
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  • Jul 1

    Living Trust Basic

    Living Trust Basic
    The living trust, also known as the intervivos trust or revocable trust, is a popular estate planning tool in Florida, and rightly so. In this post I tell you about key advantages of this versatile legal instrument. I'll also tell you about…
  • Jun 11

    Alan Thicke's family goes to war over late actor's estate

    Alan Thicke's family goes to war over late actor's estate
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Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 11

    A Look at Bike Crashes in Miami

    A Look at Bike Crashes in Miami
    A recent news article from the Miami New Times takes a look at the five worst intersections in the city for bike crashes.  While we are not going to focus on the specific intersections for the purpose of the blog, it is interesting to…
  • Jul 5

    Venus Williams Allegedly at Fault in Palm Beach Car Crash

    Venus Williams Allegedly at Fault in Palm Beach Car Crash
    According to a recent news article from CBS Local Miami, tennis legend Venus Williams is allegedly at fault in a car accident that resulted in the death of a 78-year-old man.  This accident occurred on June 9, 2017, at an intersection in…
  • Jun 26

    Fatal Pedestrian Car Accidents in Miami

    Fatal Pedestrian Car Accidents in Miami
    When a pedestrian is hit by a car the result is often horrific. The pedestrian has no protection and is being hit by a moving object that weighs thousands of pounds.  Even at slow speeds, there is so much mass and energy being…
Rank this Week: 3295

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Jul 11

    See A Dog or Child in A Hot Car in Florida, Here is What You Can Do!

    See A Dog or Child in A Hot Car in Florida, Here is What You Can Do!
    The Law in Florida - Dogs and Children in Hot Cars! What do you do if you see a dog in a hot car with the windows closed? When a dogs body temperature reaches 106 degrees, heat stroke can cause...
  • Apr 28

    SHOULD FLORIDA ELIMINATE PIP (NO FAULT) INSURANCE?

    SHOULD FLORIDA ELIMINATE PIP (NO FAULT) INSURANCE?
    The Florida Legislature has taken a step towards scrapping a decades old law that supports the no-fault insurance system in the state and legislation to reform it is pending. The state Senate is also considering its own version of the...
  • Feb 14

    LOT'S OF QUESTIONS

    LOT'S OF QUESTIONS
    These are actual questions that people have asked in the past year related to auto accidents and injuries. If you have been asking any of these questions, you may find answers by consulting a law firm that handles personal injury...
Rank this Week: 3539

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Jul 11

    What is Normal Wear and Tear Relating to a Tenant Security Deposit?

    What is Normal Wear and Tear Relating to a Tenant Security Deposit?
    Knowing whether or not damage is caused by “normal wear and tear” impacts how much money, if any, the landlord can deduct from the tenant’s security deposit.  Security Deposits When Renting A Home In Florida In Florida,…
  • Jun 27

    Partition of Florida Homestead Property

    Partition of Florida Homestead Property
    In Florida, “homestead property” is residential real estate which is occupied by a person or family as their permanent residence. The legal concept of “homestead” is provided by the Florida constitution.  Its…
  • Jun 13

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

    Ocwen Filing Bad Foreclosure Lawsuits: Is Ocwen Servicing Your Mortgage?
    Ocwen is being accused of overcharging borrowers and is being sued (again) by regulators. Based in West Palm Beach, Ocwen promotes itself as “one of the leading mortgage servicing companies in America.” That’s not an…
Rank this Week: 587

Florida Construction Industry Law…

Florida Construction Industry Law Blog

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

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

    Home Warranties: Contractor and Owner Beware

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

    Pay When Paid Provisions in Construction Contract

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

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

    Construction Defect Statute of Repose: Post-Closing Punch-list Work May Delay Its Start
    By: Austin B. Calhoun, Esq. Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeals is shaking up the construction defect statute of repose once again.[1]  A recent 5th DCA opinion implies that the 10-year construction defect statute of repose…
Rank this Week: 1870

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Jul 11

    Calculating Damages in a Personal Injury Case

    Calculating Damages in a Personal Injury Case
    As our personal injury lawyers at Aronberg, Aronberg & Green know, in a typical auto accident case, one of the most difficult tasks is calculating damages. This article will answer the question, How do I evaluate damages in a personal…
  • Jul 1

    Where to SAFELY watch fireworks in Palm Beach County

    Where to SAFELY watch fireworks in Palm Beach County
    2017 Local Palm Beach County Firework Shows The Delray Beach Personal Injury Attorneys at Aronberg, Aronberg & Green know all to well about the dangers of fireworks. We HIGHLY SUGGEST you forgo launching discount fireworks from your back…
  • Jun 15

    Safety on Palm Beach County School Buses – No Child Left Behind

    Safety on Palm Beach County School Buses &ndash; No Child Left Behind
    The Delray Beach Personal Injury Attorneys at Aronberg, Aronberg & Green, Injury Law Firm have learned one of the best ways to prevent accidents is through education and awareness. For this reason, we are bringing you this important…
Rank this Week: 2948

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jul 11

    Your estate and assets, make sure you know what actually counts for your beneficiaries under Florida law

    Your estate and assets, make sure you know what actually counts for your beneficiaries under Florida law
    Ademption: When devises are actually not part of the estate Many unexpected things can happen in the period between the execution of a will and the death. For example, a decedent may devise the family house in Key West to her granddaughter.…
  • Jun 26

    Taxes and gifting, estate planning makes a huge difference

    Taxes and gifting, estate planning makes a huge difference
    Estate Planning: Income Tax Strategies             Law firms have had to take a spike in income tax rates, a decline in the estate tax rate, and an increasing annual estate tax exemption…
  • Jun 8

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

    Pooch and kitty cat, life’s best friends! Estate planning for pet
    Pet Estate Planning Leaving millions of dollars in a will for a pet seems ludicrous. For example, Leona Helmsley’s will made her pet, Trouble, the richest dog in the world—she bequeathed the Maltese twelve million dollars while…
Rank this Week: 4143

The Hershey Law Firm Blog

The Hershey Law Firm Blog

Covers Florida estate planning and probate law.

http://www.hersheylegal.com/blog/
  • Jul 11

    HAPPY 3RD FIRMAVERSARY!

    HAPPY 3RD FIRMAVERSARY!
    Fairy tales can come true, it can happen to you...Don't ever let the fear of the unknown cause you not to follow your dreams.  If you work really hard and are kind, amazing things will happen! Make your own path and let others follow in…
  • May 22

    STEP RIGHT UP--FORM A STRAIGHT LINE--NO SKIPPING

    STEP RIGHT UP--FORM A STRAIGHT LINE--NO SKIPPING
    Estate planning simply allows you to decide who will or will not receive from your estate when you are gone. Of course there are more complex issues surrounding estate planning, but for this moment, we are just going to focus on this one…
  • Feb 13

    WHEN THE SUNSHINE FADES, WHO WILL REMAIN?

    WHEN THE SUNSHINE FADES, WHO WILL REMAIN?
    When you are healthy you feel invincible, independent and less likely to feel sympathy for those that are ill. When you are healthy you go about your daily life; you work out, see your friends and family, enjoy the beautiful weather and…
Rank this Week: 1965

SEC Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

SEC Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.secwhistleblowerlawyers.net/
  • Jul 11

    Despite Trump Administration Uncertainty, SEC Whistleblower Program Reports Business as Usual

    Despite Trump Administration Uncertainty, SEC Whistleblower Program Reports Business as Usual
    Even with political clouds of uncertainty from the Trump administration, the head of U.S Securities and Exchange Commission is moving the agency full speed ahead, all the while chastising companies that retaliate or discourage their employees…
  • Jun 27

    CFTC Website Launches News Portal for Whistleblower Program

    CFTC Website Launches News Portal for Whistleblower Program
    The CFTC Whistleblower program today announced the launch of a news portal, event schedule, and FAQ for its whistleblower program on its website This new portal will contain industry news, CFTC Events and a FAQ covering the Whistleblower…
  • Jun 13

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

    SEC Declines Paying a Whistleblower Because the Tip Was Provided Prior to Dodd-Frank
    The SEC recently declined to pay a whistleblower award to a claimant that sought the SEC’s review of its stance on payouts stemming from information provided prior to the Dodd-Frank Act’s enactment in 2010. In an SEC Order, the…
Rank this Week: 2117

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

Covers collaborative divorce, family law, and mediation. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://familydiplomacy.com/blog
  • Jul 11

    Pictures: Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals 2017 Conference

    Pictures: Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals 2017 Conference
    In June 2017, the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals held its fifth annual conference right here in Tampa.  The theme of the conference was “Get In On The Act,” in celebration of the recent passage of the…
  • Jul 11

    Pictures: Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals 2017 Conference

    Pictures: Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals 2017 Conference
    In June 2017, the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals held its fifth annual conference right here in Tampa.  The theme of the conference was “Get In On The Act,” in celebration of the recent passage of the…
  • Jul 7

    Video: Collaborative Professionals Discuss New Collaborative Law & Rule

    Video: Collaborative Professionals Discuss New Collaborative Law &amp; Rule
    In the video below, from the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals, attorneys, mental health professionals, and financial professionals discuss the new collaborative divorce statutes and rules: The Collaborative Law Process Act, also…
Rank this Week: 1902

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Probate and Long Term Health Care

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

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction

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

    Fair and Equal Estate Planning

    Fair and Equal Estate Planning
    Is Equal Fair with Estate Planning? Most of our clients want to treat their children fairly and equally.  Splitting assets equally among the children may be easy, but is it fair? When dividing assets, it is often important to determine…
Rank this Week: 1210

Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

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

    Falmouth, Jamaica Will No Longer Be on the Itinerary for Some Royal Caribbean Ship

    Falmouth, Jamaica Will No Longer Be on the Itinerary for Some Royal Caribbean Ship
    Recently, various news outlets have reported that Royal Caribbean Cruises was removing some of their ships from the port of Falmouth, Jamaica. However, it is not clear what is going to happen as several cruise ships of Royal Caribbean do…
  • Jul 5

    Two Paddle Boarders Found Dead in Two Separate Incidents This Past Week in Florida

    Two Paddle Boarders Found Dead in Two Separate Incidents This Past Week in Florida
    This past week, there were two reported incidents of missing paddle boarders. The first incident occurred in Pensacola Beach Florida, where the body of a missing paddle boarder was found near the Bob Sikes Bridge early Tuesday morning. The…
  • Jul 3

    Fire at Sea Endangers Crew on the MS Nordnorge

    Fire at Sea Endangers Crew on the MS Nordnorge
    This past Thursday, a fire broke out in the engine room of the MS Nordnorge, a passenger/ ro-ro cargo ship, while the ship was docked in Norway. City firefighters and crew members helped extinguish the fire. Although the ship did not suffer…
Rank this Week: 4752

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

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

    Nursing Home Injury Cases – Incidents Involving Other Patient

    Nursing Home Injury Cases – Incidents Involving Other Patient
    Most staff at nursing homes in South Florida and across the country are hardworking, well trained and dedicated professionals who do whatever they can to make sure your loved ones get the best possible treatment and care. However, there are…
  • Jul 3

    Failure to Resuscitate Cases at Nursing Home

    Failure to Resuscitate Cases at Nursing Home
    According to recent news article from The National Law Review, one family has filed a lawsuit in which they claim the nursing home wherein their loved one was living failed to make any attempts to resuscitate her when they found her in a…
  • Jun 28

    Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Injurie

    Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Injurie
    According to a recent news article from NJ.com, the aids employed at nursing homes were placed under arrest for allegedly abusing patients. The charges are based on complaints at the various nursing homes at which they were employed.…
Rank this Week: 3885

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

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/
  • Jul 10

    NTSB calls for improved maritime communications and weather forecasting

    NTSB calls for improved maritime communications and weather forecasting
    Bad weather reports and communications cited in cargo ship sinking As Florida cruise ship attorneys, we review the causes of a cruise ship or maritime accident. The National Transportation Safety investigated the death of 33 crew members in…
  • Jun 27

    Maritime Injuries and Water-Based Activitie

    Maritime Injuries and Water-Based Activitie
    How to Avoiding Serious Injury During Water-Based Activities During the summer months, many people in the Miami area enjoy recreational water activities like boating, jet skis, water skiing, and wake boarding. While these kinds of activities…
  • Jun 19

    Cruise ship trips not always smooth sailing

    Cruise ship trips not always smooth sailing
    Traveling on a cruise ship may be the idyllic vacation. However, passengers should walk on the gangway with open eyes. Ships may sail away from society but also carry its problems such as negligence, medical emergencies and crime. These…
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Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

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

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

    2d DCA: If a “reputed” spouse is entitled to inheritance rights under Israeli law, what does she get in Florida?

    2d DCA: If a “reputed” spouse is entitled to inheritance rights under Israeli law, what does she get in Florida?
    Cohen v. Shushan, et al., — So.3d —-, 2017 WL 1018422 (Fla. 2d DCA March 15, 2017) A person’s “status” as a surviving spouse triggers all sorts of valuable inheritance rights under Florida…
  • Jun 29

    Breaking news: Governor Rick Scott Vetoes Florida Electronic Wills Act

    Breaking news: Governor Rick Scott Vetoes Florida Electronic Wills Act
    I previously reported here on the “Florida Electronic Wills Act,” which was passed by the Florida Senate on a 34-0 vote. The legislation was opposed by the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar (see…
  • Jun 26

    2015-16 Probate Court Filing Statistic

    2015-16 Probate Court Filing Statistic
    If you make your living in and around our probate courts you’ll find the FY 2015-16 Probate Court Statistical Reference Guide interesting reading. The chart below provides the “cases filed” data for three of our largest…
Rank this Week: 149

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3445

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Covers real state law in Florida. By Jordan Pascale, P.L.

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

    CMBS – Commercial Loan Maturity: The “Wall of Maturities” – Status Update

    CMBS – Commercial Loan Maturity: The “Wall of Maturities” – Status Update
    By:  Alejandro E. Jordan, Esq. According to reporting by Morningstar Credit Ratings LLC, commercial real estate mortgage borrowers with maturing loans paid them off at a slower rate as of May 2017.  Peter Grant of the Wall Street…
  • Jul 7

    TAX DEED SALES

    TAX DEED SALES
    In Florida, as in many other states, properties that fall into arrears on delinquent taxes may eventually be sold at public auction by the county in which they are located.  The process by which this occurs, called a Tax Deed Sale, is…
  • Jun 30

    Quiet Title Actions: An Overview

    Quiet Title Actions: An Overview
    Most people never hear of a Quiet Title action until they’re in the midst of one.  Here at Jordan + Pascale, P.L. one of our main focuses is Quiet Title actions.  Because we believe that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound…
Rank this Week: 2827

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1840

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, medical malpractice and workers compensation. By Lawrence Law Group.

http://www.jacksonvilleinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Sexual Abuse in Nursing Home

    Sexual Abuse in Nursing Home
    Sexual abuse in nursing homes is a sad occurrence.  A CNN  investigation concluded that between the years of 2013 and 2016, the federal government cited over one thousand nursing homes failing to prevent, or otherwise mishandling,…
  • Jun 15

    CMS Reverses Ban on Arbitration Agreements for Nursing Home Resident

    CMS Reverses Ban on Arbitration Agreements for Nursing Home Resident
    Last year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) enacted a federal regulation banning the use of pre-dispute arbitration agreements for nursing home residents.  Through such an arbitration agreement, a…
  • May 25

    Bill Repealing Florida Personal Injury Protection Fail

    Bill Repealing Florida Personal Injury Protection Fail
    Since 1976, Florida law has required that all vehicle owners purchase personal injury protection insurance coverage.  Personal injury protection (commonly called “PIP”) coverage provides medical and lost wage benefits for…
Rank this Week: 1078

Oil & Gas Investment Fraud Lawyer…

Oil & Gas Investment Fraud Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.oilgasinvestmentfraudlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2139

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

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

    Child Custody, Domestic Violence, and the Hague Convention

    Child Custody, Domestic Violence, and the Hague Convention
    When a court is called upon to create a parenting plan and a time-sharing schedule, the court is required to consider the factors found in Florida Statute 61.13(3). The best interests of the minor children involved in the proceeding should…
  • Jul 5

    Permanent Alimony is Still Alive and Well in Florida

    Permanent Alimony is Still Alive and Well in Florida
    Although there have been several recent attempts to abolish permanent alimony in Florida, all those recent attempts have failed.  Permanent alimony is still alive and well in the State of Florida. So what does this mean to you, either as…
  • Jul 4

    Relocation; Are You Ready to Move With Your Children?

    Relocation; Are You Ready to Move With Your Children?
    Relocating from Florida with minor children can often times present a challenging situation.  The Court must engage in a balancing test between the rights of the parent wishing to relocate against the rights of the stay behind parent.…
Rank this Week: 1030

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Jul 5

    2 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash in Hernando County

    2 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash in Hernando County
    Two people were killed early Tuesday in a head-on crash that involved a wrong-way driver. The Florida Highway Patrol said a 37-year-old driver was heading west in the eastbound lane of Cortez Boulevard in Ridge Manor at about 1 a.m. A deputy…
  • May 16

    Hernando County Teens Win Video Contest About Distracted Driving

    Hernando County Teens Win Video Contest About Distracted Driving
    A group of teens in Hernando County have won a contest for creating a video highlighting the dangers of distracted driving. The group, all ninth graders at Nature Coast Technical High School in Brooksville, had the most re-tweets on their…
  • May 9

    Semi Truck Jackknifes On I-75 in Hernando County

    Semi Truck Jackknifes On I-75 in Hernando County
    Hernando County Fire Rescue responded to a traffic crash on Interstate 75 early Saturday morning involving two vehicles. Officials believe a semi-tractor trailer jackknifed and blocked several lanes of I-75. The northbound lanes of the…
Rank this Week: 3486

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 5

    Liability under Florida’s Dangerous Instrumentality Doctrine

    Liability under Florida’s Dangerous Instrumentality Doctrine
    With the tens of thousands of motor vehicle accidents that occur in Florida each year, it is not surprising that a significant number of these accidents involve a vehicle that was loaned to the person who caused the accident. These accidents…
  • Jun 14

    Assumption of the Risk in Florida Personal Injury Case

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

    Florida Teen Killed in Drunk Driving Accident, Four Others Injured

    Florida Teen Killed in Drunk Driving Accident, Four Others Injured
    Earlier this month, one Florida teen was killed and four others injured when they were struck by an allegedly drunk driver as they crossed the street after exiting the school bus. According to a local news report covering the tragic accident,…
Rank this Week: 1977

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers disability claims and lawsuits. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.longtermdisabilityblog.com/
  • Jul 5

    Is Pain Enough to get Disability Insurance Benefits?

    Is Pain Enough to get Disability Insurance Benefits?
    A medical diagnosis and medical records are needed to inform the insurance company of your medical condition. Just as important is documentation from your doctor to communicate the extent of your condition. In this video, attorney Gregory…
  • Jun 23

    Is Hiring a Long Term Disability Attorney Going to Raise a Red Flag?

    Is Hiring a Long Term Disability Attorney Going to Raise a Red Flag?
    An experienced disability insurance attorney will work effectively with an insurance company to get them the documentation they are entitled to. Just because an insurance company has requested a document doesn’t mean they are entitled…
  • Oct 12

    Florida Court Upholds Aetna's Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits to Fed-ex Employee

    Florida Court Upholds Aetna's Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits to Fed-ex Employee
    Florida court finds Aetna's denial of long term disability benefits was supported by the medical record which showed plaintiff could work in a sedentary job.
Rank this Week: 1333

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

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

http://www.disabilitylawblog.com/
  • Jul 5

    What Do You Do After Your Long Term Disability Insurance Policy Has Been Denied?

    What Do You Do After Your Long Term Disability Insurance Policy Has Been Denied?
    Disability insurance policy holders that have been denied benefits have to act expeditiously to reverse their denial. There are two types of LTD policies – ERISA – purchased through your employer or an Individual disability…
  • Jun 23

    What Can You do If There is a Delay in Receiving Your Disability Payments?

    What Can You do If There is a Delay in Receiving Your Disability Payments?
    A delay in benefits is a very serious problem in the world of disability insurance benefits. Often the insurance companies delay payments, because they can. The disability insurance attorneys at Dell & Schaefer cut through the clutter and…
  • May 30

    Louisiana Court Grants Aetna’s Unopposed Summary Judgment Motion

    Louisiana Court Grants Aetna’s Unopposed Summary Judgment Motion
    Davis v. Aetna Life Insurance Company (Aetna) involves a case where a plaintiff filed an ERISA lawsuit against Aetna alleging that she should receive long-term disability benefits under her employee benefit plan. As it turns out, there was no…
Rank this Week: 3389

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: 424

Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Wolfson Law Firm.

http://www.miamipersonalinjuryattorneyblog.net/
  • Jun 30

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

    Hit-and-Run Accidents on the Rise in South Florida
    It’s bad enough when you are seriously injured in a crash of any kind. But when the driver leaves the scene, that is the definition of adding insult to injury. That is why law enforcement is working on programs to help reduce or solve…
  • Mar 29

    Why People Hire Lawyers After Car Accident

    Why People Hire Lawyers After Car Accident
    While you enjoy the insurance company commercials on television, you should also keep in mind that insurance companies do more than just advertise. They invest significant amounts of money in studying you and your behavior, actions and…
  • Feb 10

    Accident with UberEATS Driver – Now What Do You Do?

    Accident with UberEATS Driver – Now What Do You Do?
    UberEATS is everywhere in South Florida now. There was a recent announcement that UberEATS will even deliver food from McDonalds. But what happens if you have an accident with an UberEATS driver? Will Uber insurance cover the UberEATS driver?…
Rank this Week: 2315

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: 2274

Tampa Personal Injury…

Tampa Personal Injury Attorney/Lawyer Blog

By Joyce & Reyes Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.joyceandreyespa.com/blog/
  • Jun 28

    Florida pill mill operator sentenced to six years in prison

    Florida pill mill operator sentenced to six years in prison
    A Florida “pill mill” operator was sentenced to six years in federal prison, after prosecutors said he made “exceptional” efforts to help investigators, which led to convictions of other people involved in illegal…
  • Jun 14

    Florida couple file medical malpractice lawsuit over allegedly botched surgery

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

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

    Florida family wins $33.8 million medical malpractice award in brain injury case
    A Florida family was awarded $33.8 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit after a judge ruled that a baby’s irreversible brain damage was caused by the decisions of a federally employed doctor. The baby’s mother was a patient at…
Rank this Week: 1304

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jun 27

    Taras Rudnitsky Honored by Florida Bar Small Claims Rules Committee

    Taras Rudnitsky Honored by Florida Bar Small Claims Rules Committee
    Taras Rudnitsky was honored last week at the Florida Bar annual convention for his 6 years of dedicated service volunteering on the Small Claims Rules Committee.  That Committee of the Florida Bar is responsible for recommending changes…
  • May 5

    Dismissal of Cavalry Debt Collection Lawsuit

    Dismissal of Cavalry Debt Collection Lawsuit
    Our client was a defendant in a lawsuit filed against them by the law firm of Hayt, Hayt & Landau, P.L.  Attorney Dana M. Stern was the lead attorney who represented Cavalry SPV l, LLC, as Assignee of Citibank, N. A.  We were…
  • May 3

    Car Dealer Settles Auto Fraud Claim

    Car Dealer Settles Auto Fraud Claim
    Shortly after purchasing a used car, our client experienced several significant problems with it.  Despite our client’s attempts to resolve this with the dealer, the car was repossessed, and our client did not receive a refund of…
Rank this Week: 203

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    DRYWALL POWDER LEFT FLORIDA MAN IN JAIL 90 DAYS

    DRYWALL POWDER LEFT FLORIDA MAN IN JAIL 90 DAYS
      DRYWALL POWDER WRONGFULLY DETERMINED TO BE COCAINE BY FLAWED FIELD TEST A Jacksonville.com story gives details into a tragic case in which an innocent man remained jailed for 90 days on suspicion of possession of cocaine.  The…
  • Jun 27

    POLICE SEARCH FOR TWO CAR BURGLARS ON DUVAL’S NORTHSIDE

    POLICE SEARCH FOR TWO CAR BURGLARS ON DUVAL’S NORTHSIDE
    BURGLARS UNIDENTIFIED AT PRESENT BUT A CLEAR VIDEO RECORDING EXISTS A recent News4Jax story is attempting to help catch to car burglars who were captured on home security surveillance system.  The report states that the car burglaries…
  • May 19

    FORMER CONGRESSMAN ANTHONY WEINER PLEADS GUILTY TO SEX CHARGE

    FORMER CONGRESSMAN ANTHONY WEINER PLEADS GUILTY TO SEX CHARGE
    FACES PRISON AND A LIFETIME OF SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION According to a recent article in the New York Times, former Democratic Congressman and New York City mayoral candidate, Anthony Weiner has entered a guilty plea to a federal charge of…
Rank this Week: 605

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Patent infringement lawsuit brought over Cal Ripken Jr.’s baseball camp

    Patent infringement lawsuit brought over Cal Ripken Jr.’s baseball camp
    Recently, the companies responsible for organizing retired baseball legend Cal Ripken, Jr.’s baseball camps (“Ripken Companies”) were sued for patent infringement.[1] The Plaintiff in this case is Zito, LLC, a company owned…
  • May 30

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms that a Copyright Registration is a Prerequisite to an Infringement Suit

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms that a Copyright Registration is a Prerequisite to an Infringement Suit
    Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (“Eleventh Circuit”) affirmed that in order to bring a copyright infringement lawsuit the Plaintiff must have first obtained a copyright registration.[1] As…
  • May 18

    Patent Infringement Lawsuit Transferred away from Eastern District of Texa

    Patent Infringement Lawsuit Transferred away from Eastern District of Texa
    Recently, a patent infringement lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of Texas was transferred to the Northern District of Texas.[1] While this news may seem hardly ground-breaking, this may signal that courts are becoming more willing to…
Rank this Week: 737