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Gallagher & Associates Law…

Gallagher & Associates Law Firm

Covers Florida foreclosure law.

http://gallagherlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 841

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/
  • Jan 22

    Ocala Man Arrested for DUI After Crashing into Fence, Home and Two Shed

    Ocala Man Arrested for DUI After Crashing into Fence, Home and Two Shed
    On Wednesday police arrested a 26-year-old man accused of driving a vehicle through a fence, a shed, the side of a home and another shed. The accident resulted in damage to a hot water heater sending gas in the air. The Ocala man was arrested…
  • Jan 15

    Driver Charged with DUI after Fleeing Scene of Crash with Police

    Driver Charged with DUI after Fleeing Scene of Crash with Police
    A Tavares motorist was arrested on DUI and other charges late Monday after he allegedly crashed into a Mount Dora police car and fled the scene. The 61-year-old was also charged with failure to remain at a crash and driving with a suspended…
  • Dec 30

    New Year’s Eve DUI Defense Lawyer

    New Year’s Eve DUI Defense Lawyer
    With Christmas behind us and the New Year’s holiday looming ahead, many Florida drivers are distracted by all the holiday parties and family gatherings and are not as persevering about designating a sober driver or staying sober for the…
Rank this Week: 4476

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    UF Women’s Basketball Player Accused of Stealing Credit Card from Teammate

    UF Women’s Basketball Player Accused of Stealing Credit Card from Teammate
    A University of Florida women’s basketball player was arrested Friday afternoon after a teammate accused her of stealing her credit card and using it at several stores, a nail salon and a pawn shop. According to the arrest report, the…
  • Jan 14

    Lakeland Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Porn Charge

    Lakeland Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Porn Charge
    A Lakeland man is facing up to 80 years in prison after pleading guilty to producing and transporting child pornography. Reports indicate that the 40-year-old man accepted a guilty plea Monday in Tampa federal court. A date for his sentencing…
  • Jan 9

    Pasco County Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student

    Pasco County Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student
    A 25-year-old Pasco County High School instructor has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested for unlawful sexual activity with a minor. According to reports, the female teacher contacted the student at the school through…
Rank this Week: 703

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1646

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as foreclosure defense. By Christie D. Arkovich, P.A.

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Bankruptcy Relief for Student Loans May Be Changing?

    Bankruptcy Relief for Student Loans May Be Changing?
    Today, a legislator introduced a bill to treat student loan debt as other unsecured debt in a bankruptcy filing. This would be huge! As everyone knows, a bill isn't a law and it could be awhile, but if this gains steam, we may have some…
  • Jan 19

    Update on Stripping Second Mortgages and HOA Liens in the Middle District Tampa Div. Florida Bankruptcy Court

    Update on Stripping Second Mortgages and HOA Liens in the Middle District Tampa Div. Florida Bankruptcy Court
    We are still able to strip second mortgages in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy here in Tampa Bay. However, there is a risk that the window of opportunity may be closing. Bank of America has filed several challenges to the U.S. Supreme Court in the…
  • Nov 22

    Debtors' Ability to Strip Second Mortgages: the Door May Be Slammed Shut Soon so File Now!

    Debtors' Ability to Strip Second Mortgages: the Door May Be Slammed Shut Soon so File Now!
    As a Florida consumer bankruptcy attorney, we have been able to remove and strip off second mortgages due to the 11th Circuit's decision in McNeal a couple years back. It is the only Circuit in the country that allows for a second mortgage…
Rank this Week: 3480

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4637

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer…

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida, personal injury law and insurance coverage issues. By The Pittman Firm, P.A.

http://www.panamacityfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Saving Money When Buying Auto Insurance

    Saving Money When Buying Auto Insurance
    It’s probably fair to say that we don’t like to pay insurance premium bills when they come in the mail. After all, it’s easy to ask why you should renew that insurance when in all your years of driving you haven’t had…
  • Jan 15

    More About Putting Your Injury Case On Track For Successful Completion

    More About Putting Your Injury Case On Track For Successful Completion
    Ten percent of us get hurt in accidents, often due to someone else’s carelessness. Last week, I talked about setting goals for successful completion of your legal case if you are in that group. Today, I’ll add to the list of…
  • Jan 15

    Putting Injury Cases on the Right Track in the New Year

    Putting Injury Cases on the Right Track in the New Year
    It’s time to set goals for 2015. If you are one of the roughly ten percent of the population injured last year and that injury was caused by someone else’s carelessness, putting your legal case on track for successful completion…
Rank this Week: 5022

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2328

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Tampa police take down multiple car thefts, drunk driver all in one night

    Tampa police take down multiple car thefts, drunk driver all in one night
    Bay News 9 has a brief write up about recent events in Tampa that sound like a great Lethal Weapon montage scene... Two seperate police pursuits in Tampa with two stolen vehicles equal four grand theft auto arrests yesterday. Per police…
  • Jan 15

    Woman gets DUI because of vanilla extract?

    Woman gets DUI because of vanilla extract?
    From People magazine, a woman shows that driving under the influence arrests aren't always because of beer, wine or spirits. We had previously written about a man arrested for DUI who claimed he smelled of alcohol because of the…
  • Jan 8

    Former "Saved by the Bell" star charged with battery

    Former "Saved by the Bell" star charged with battery
    From ABC news. Dustin Diamond, aka "Screech" of Saved by the Bell fame, was arrested in Wisconsin. His charge? Battery with a deadly weapon. The 37-year-old actor stabbed a man in a Wisconsin bar in where he claimed he was defending his…
Rank this Week: 1616

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Jan 22

    Supreme Court Holds That TSA Whistleblower’s Disclosure Wasn’t “Prohibited by Law”

    Supreme Court Holds That TSA Whistleblower’s Disclosure Wasn’t “Prohibited by Law”
    Last November, we covered the Supreme Court oral argument in the case of Department of Homeland Security v. MacLean.  As a refresher, MacLean was an air marshal who was fired by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) after he…
  • Jan 15

    Individual Liability of Officers and Directors for a Corporate Data Breach

    Individual Liability of Officers and Directors for a Corporate Data Breach
    The hacking of Sony’s private data has been one of the biggest stories in the country over the past couple of months.  It won’t surprise anyone to learn that lawsuits have been filed over the breach.  Indeed, the…
  • Jan 7

    2015 Brings Significant Changes to Maryland’s Campaign Finance Law

    2015 Brings Significant Changes to Maryland’s Campaign Finance Law
    As an executive, there is a strong likelihood that at some point in your career, you will be asked to make a campaign contribution—especially if you work in an area with a close affiliation with government. The rules are complex, and…
Rank this Week: 2591

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Jan 22

    SPYING ON YOUR SPOUSE - SHOULD YOU DO IT?

    SPYING ON YOUR SPOUSE - SHOULD YOU DO IT?
    In my practice as a divorce lawyer, I occasionally have a client tell me that he, or she, has been spying on their spouse, and has some potentially damaging evidence. Spying may be in the form of recording telephone calls,...
  • Jan 5

    Florida recognizes same-sex marriage.

    Florida recognizes same-sex marriage.
    The first same-sex marriages to take effect on January 6, 2015. A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE Florida banned same-sex marriage by statute in 1977 and added a prohibition on the recognition of marriages from other jurisdictions in 1997. In 1997,…
  • Dec 29

    IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO WHEN IN CONTACT WITH POLICE

    IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO WHEN IN CONTACT WITH POLICE
    With all the recent allegations of civil rights violations by police across the country, I thought it might be good to review some important actions to take if you find yourself in contact with the police. Remember officers' badge and...
Rank this Week: 4026

Full Cup of Justice

Full Cup of Justice

Covers injury law. By Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.floridaaccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    NFL Painkiller Case Dismissed by Federal Judge

    NFL Painkiller Case Dismissed by Federal Judge
    National news has been frequently reporting about an influx of class action lawsuits against professional sports agencies. According to one news report, last week a federal judge dismissed a class action suit by former NFL players against the…
  • Jan 14

    Crash on U.S. 90 Near Shoal River Bridge Results in Two Fatalitie

    Crash on U.S. 90 Near Shoal River Bridge Results in Two Fatalitie
    Late last week a crash on U.S. 90 in Florida resulted in two fatalities and a shutdown of traffic in the area. According to local Florida news reports, the crash involved two vehicles and occurred around 5:30 p.m. Evidently a driver was…
  • Jan 7

    Revised Settlement Agreement in NFL Concussion Case

    Revised Settlement Agreement in NFL Concussion Case
    In case that has been leading the headlines for several months, former NFL players who were injured and suffered concussions and death have sued the NFL. A national sports news publication reported that a few months ago the NFL and the…
Rank this Week: 2304

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.floridainjuryattorneysblawg.com/
  • Jan 22

    Compensation and Disability Checks under the Longshore Act

    Compensation and Disability Checks under the Longshore Act
    If you are a longshoreman, and are injured on the job, you will be entitled to compensation for missed time from work (lost wages) due to your injuries. The Longshore compensation system is based off of your earnings for the fifty-two (52)…
  • Jul 18

    Proving Negligence in a Slip and Fall Case

    Proving Negligence in a Slip and Fall Case
      Florida Statutes, Section 768.0755, which became effective July 1, 2010, provides that: (1) If a person slips and falls on a transitory foreign substance in a business establishment, the injured person must prove that the business…
  • Apr 28

    Calculating Average Weekly Wage Under the Defense Base Act, or AWW under DBA

    Calculating Average Weekly Wage Under the Defense Base Act, or AWW under DBA
    It is vitally important to calculate the average weekly wage (AWW) following an on the job injury in a Defense Base Act (DBA) claim.  It is of utmost importance that the AWW be calculated correctly, because the AWW controls how much…
Rank this Week: 2358

Dentistry Law Blog

Dentistry Law Blog

By George F. Indest III.

http://dentistrylawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 1029

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield & Partners.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
  • Jan 22

    Fatal hit and run in key biscayne caused by alcohol and cell phone use

    Fatal hit and run in key biscayne caused by alcohol and cell phone use
    Yesterday, we reported on the tragic accident that took the life of a bicyclist and seriously injured another in a hit and run accident that occurred in Key Biscayne in the early morning hours. In the last 24 hours, police has released…
  • Jan 21

    Fatal hit and run of two bicyclists in Key Biscayne

    Fatal hit and run of two bicyclists in Key Biscayne
    Early this morning, two bicyclists were ran over by a motor vehicle in Key Biscayne. Police has advised that the driver who struck the bicyclists fled the scene, yet investigators have since indicated that the alleged driver was currently in…
  • Dec 22

    A year of growth in many way

    A year of growth in many way
    We hope you noticed that Leesfield & Partners, P.A. is now Leesfield Scolaro, P.A., recognizing Tom Scolaro's 15-year career at our firm which began as a law clerk and research assistant. Tom has excelled in every way recognized by the…
Rank this Week: 1146

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.ocalainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Canadian Motorcyclist Killed in Accident in Florida

    Canadian Motorcyclist Killed in Accident in Florida
    Early last week, a Canadian motorcyclist was killed when a car entered the lane that the motorcyclist was occupying. According to a local Florida news report, the Canadian resident was driving his motorcycle with a passenger east on SR 72…
  • Jan 15

    Large Settlement for Florida Trucker Involved in Crash

    Large Settlement for Florida Trucker Involved in Crash
    A large settlement has been reached for a trucker who was involved in an accident approximately three years ago. According to a local Florida newspaper article, the accident occurred in a parking lot of a well-known ice cream establishment in…
  • Jan 14

    Young Floridian Killed in Elevator Looking For Pet

    Young Floridian Killed in Elevator Looking For Pet
    Early last week, a young boy was unfortunately killed in a tragic accident while he was looking for his pet hamster. A local Florida newspaper reported that the boy was 12 years old and lived in Bradenton, Florida. The young child’s pet…
Rank this Week: 2456

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Jan 21

    Pasco Day Care Worker Accused of Kicking Toddler in Head

    Pasco Day Care Worker Accused of Kicking Toddler in Head
    A Pasco County day care worker has been arrested and charged with child abuse after the mother of a 16-month-old girl said her daughter had bruises on her body when she picked her up from a Holiday day care center Saturday afternoon. The…
  • Jan 13

    Teen Killed, Two Injured in Head-On Collision on U.S. 301 in Zephyrhill

    Teen Killed, Two Injured in Head-On Collision on U.S. 301 in Zephyrhill
    A teenager was killed and two other people suffered serious injuries Monday morning in a head-on crash on U.S. 301 in Zephyrhills. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 16-year-old Tampa teen was driving a U-Haul rental truck south on…
  • Dec 31

    Ring in the New Year Safely! New Year’s Eve Party Hosting Tip

    Ring in the New Year Safely! New Year’s Eve Party Hosting Tip
    New Year’s Eve is here, and that means parties, drinking and counting down to the new year. While no one should assume that their New Year’s Eve party will be the source of liability in 2015, it never hurts to exercise added…
Rank this Week: 1825

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/
  • Jan 21

    What are the Risks of Purchasing a Tax Deed in Florida?

    What are the Risks of Purchasing a Tax Deed in Florida?
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. It’s important to know that when you purchase a tax deed in Florida, that the title to the property is not immediately insurable and is not considered legally marketable. In fact, if a tax deed has been of…
  • Jan 14

    January 2015 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

    January 2015 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Adverse Possession Under Color of Title Frazier v. Goszczynski, 39 Fla. L. Weekly D2133, (Fla. 5th DCA 2014) Goszczynski owned certain real property. He became delinquent in paying the ad valorem taxes. Frazier, as…
  • Dec 2

    December 2014 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

    December 2014 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Charging Lien not allowed on Homestead Felice v. Southerland Pullen Law, PLLC, 39 Fla. L. Weekly D2232 (Fla. 2d DCA 2014) In dissolution of marriage proceedings, the retainer agreement signed by the former husband…
Rank this Week: 2938

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

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

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 21

    Driver Arrested on Drunk Driving Charges After Hitting Two Cyclist

    Driver Arrested on Drunk Driving Charges After Hitting Two Cyclist
    As a follow up to my earlier post, what we all thought was confirmed when Alejandro Alvarez, 21, a University of Maryland student who said he had been out all night at a Miami Beach club was arrested on drunk-driving and manslaughter charges.…
  • Jan 21

    Yet Again Two more Cylists Struck On Key Biscayne

    Yet Again Two more Cylists Struck On Key Biscayne
    While the names  may change, the story is always the same.  A young driver in his 20s returning home at 5:15 a.m., (who investigators suspect may have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash) hits and kills…
  • Jan 13

    What is Adhesive Capsuliti

    What is Adhesive Capsuliti
    Adhesive Capsulitis Many of us take movement for granted. We use our fingers, hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, waists, knees, ankles, and numerous other joints and muscles on a daily basis and often do not stop to consider what life would be…
Rank this Week: 351

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 21

    State v. Daszkal - Teen Avoids Prison in DUI Manslaughter Case

    State v. Daszkal - Teen Avoids Prison in DUI Manslaughter Case
    A teen driver who confessed to police he had consumed marijuana just prior to a fatal crash that claimed the life of a 65-year-old motorcyclist two years ago will not go to jail, according to a new report by the Sun Sentinel. This is an…
  • Jan 17

    Smith v. Florida - New Trial for Drug Defendant for Improper Testimony

    Smith v. Florida - New Trial for Drug Defendant for Improper Testimony
    A man previously convicted of drug dealing has been given another trial, after Florida's First District Court of Appeal ruled certain testimony from a law enforcement officer was improperly admitted. According to court records in Smith v.…
  • Jan 9

    Fort Lauderdale DUI Manslaughter Cases in Court

    Fort Lauderdale DUI Manslaughter Cases in Court
    Prosecution in a number of DUI-related deaths in Fort Lauderdale has recently made headlines, with authorities seeking harsh penalties for convicted defendants. Courts in Florida are given broad discretion in terms of sentencing in a DUI…
Rank this Week: 646

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2283

Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury law in Florida. By The Madalon Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.floridainjuryattorney-blog.com/
  • Jan 21

    Horse Riding Accidents: Understanding Equestrian Accident Law

    Horse Riding Accidents: Understanding Equestrian Accident Law
    Horses are large and often unpredictable animals, and equestrian activities involve inherent risks. There may be variable ground surface and subsurface conditions; collisions with other horses or stationary objects; negligent behaviors or…
  • Sep 15

    Hotel Accidents and Injuries: When is the hotel responsible?

    Hotel Accidents and Injuries: When is the hotel responsible?
    Florida is by far one of the most popular vacation and tourism destinations. However, when a person goes on vacation, the last thing he or she expects is to suffer a terrible injury while staying in a hotel or resort. Under Florida statutory…
  • Sep 5

    Prescription Painkiller Patche

    Prescription Painkiller Patche
    Generally speaking most of us have used a patch in one form or another, maybe a nicotine patch to aid in a smoking cessation program, maybe a birth control patch to aid in contraception, or maybe more commonly an over the counter Icy-Hot…
Rank this Week: 2905

The Tax Lawyer's Blog

The Tax Lawyer's Blog

By the Pappas Group.

http://www.pappastax.com/the-tax-lawyers-blog/
  • Jan 21

    New Streamlined Procedures for Foreign Bank Account Violater

    New Streamlined Procedures for Foreign Bank Account Violater
    IRS Gives Big Break to Non-Willful Foreign Bank Account Holders On June 18th, 2014, the IRS announced that it had put in place new procedures for foreign bank account holders that effectively reduce the delinquency... Read More The post New…
  • Sep 3

    A Case for the Corporate Income Tax?

    A Case for the Corporate Income Tax?
    My old blogging friend, Joe Kristan, of Roth & Company has published his “Fight the Power” edition of Tax Roundup. In this case, the power to be fought isn’t the federal government, but private corporations.... Read…
  • Sep 1

    Failing to File a Tax Return is a Federal Tax Crime, Just Ask Wesley Snipe

    Failing to File a Tax Return is a Federal Tax Crime, Just Ask Wesley Snipe
    Actor Wesley Snipes went to jail for three years for failing to file his federal income tax returns. This should be a cautionary tale to any American or United States resident who has not filed... Read More The post Failing to File a Tax…
Rank this Week: 2116

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jan 20

    Text of Tea Party Response to State of the Union Addre

    Text of Tea Party Response to State of the Union Addre
    Text of Tea Party Response to the State of the Union Address Delivered by Congressman Curt Clawson (R-FL) Good evening. My name is Curt Clawson. I’m both humbled and grateful to the Tea Party Express for this opportunity tonight.…
  • Dec 31

    Sixth Amendment Right to Be Informed of Charge

    Sixth Amendment Right to Be Informed of Charge
    It certainly seems obvious and fair that when the government charges someone with a crime that the person be told what law he has violated and what he did to violate that law.  That a government does not always conduct itself in a fair…
  • Dec 4

    Sixth Amendment’s Right to a Jury in Criminal Case

    Sixth Amendment’s Right to a Jury in Criminal Case
    The list of colonial grievances against King George included in the Declaration of Independence: “For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury: … He has abdicated Government here…” In Article III,…
Rank this Week: 3001

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Jan 20

    Study Suggests Older Vehicles More Likely To Lead to Teen Fatalitie

    Study Suggests Older Vehicles More Likely To Lead to Teen Fatalitie
    Handing down the old family clunker to the teen driver in your household should be a tradition of years past, according to a new study. Older vehicles driven by freshly licensed 15-, 16- and 17-yeaar-olds were involved in nearly half of all…
  • Jan 16

    Don’t Play With Fire — Planning and Care

    Don’t Play With Fire — Planning and Care
    Candles, Clothes Dryers, Cooking — All Accidents Waiting To Happen Without Care, Caution Fire is one of earth’s four basic elements, but when it damages your home, it loses some of its beauty as a thing of nature. House fires are…
  • Jan 16

    Florida Rules of Civil Procedure Still Apply to ESI

    Florida Rules of Civil Procedure Still Apply to ESI
    In JDSupra Business Advisor, Attorney Robert Rogers writes a summary of a recent Florida case, Nucci v. Target Corp., 40 Fla. L. Weekly D166a (Fla. 4th DCA Jan. 7, 2015). Mr. Rogers sets forth, “A Florida appellate court has ordered a…
Rank this Week: 1516

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice and products liability. By Rubenstein Law.

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    There's More Than Chocolate in My Chocolate

    There's More Than Chocolate in My Chocolate
    By Carlos Gonzalez of Rubenstein Law Chocolate? Yum! No matter how you might feel after indulging in chocolate, we all agree that it is delicious. Jo Brand, an English comedian, once said what we are all thinking: "Anything is good if it's…
  • Oct 28

    Shrapnel from Airbags Linked to At Least 4 Death

    Shrapnel from Airbags Linked to At Least 4 Death
    By Carlos Gonzalez of Rubenstein Law Takata might not be a company as popular as Sony, Apple, or Google, but today it should be. Earlier this year, this manufacturer of automotive safety components recalled all vehicles equipped with a…
  • Oct 8

    Contributory Negligence - General Motors Ignition Problem

    Contributory Negligence - General Motors Ignition Problem
    By Carlos Gonzalez of Rubenstein Law October 24, 2006 was supposed to be a typical Tuesday for Natasha Weigel, Amy Rademaker, and Megan Ungar-Kerns as they returned from their local Wal-Mart. Their evening took a turn for the worst when…
Rank this Week: 3547

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    South Florida Judge: Punitive Damages Ok'd in Paralyzing Crash Case

    South Florida Judge: Punitive Damages Ok'd in Paralyzing Crash Case
    A judge overseeing the product liability case against a vehicle manufacturer whose alleged acceleration problems led to a paralyzing crash has approved a plaintiff request to seek punitive damages. What that means is the former University of…
  • Jan 14

    New Florida Child Car Seat Law in Effect Jan. 1, 2015

    New Florida Child Car Seat Law in Effect Jan. 1, 2015
    Parents of 4- and 5-year-old children, take note: As of Jan. 1, 2015, you are in violation of the law if your child is in a moving motor vehicle without being strapped to a child car seat or booster seat. A new child car seat law took effect…
  • Jan 8

    Star Indemnity v. Morris - Boating Injury Prompts Nonjoinder Insurance Dispute

    Star Indemnity v. Morris - Boating Injury Prompts Nonjoinder Insurance Dispute
    The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission reports an average of 420 boating injuries every year in Florida, ranging from cuts and bruises to broken bones and serious head, neck and spinal injuries. While many news reports focus…
Rank this Week: 3299

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

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

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    LDK Files Bankruptcy

    LDK Files Bankruptcy
    Chinese solar cell maker LDK Solar Co. defaulted on its bonds last year and filed bankruptcy in the United States in an effort to continue restructuring efforts already in motion in The Cayman Islands and Hong Kong. Based in Xinyu, ……
  • Jan 5

    Apparel Retailer Delia’s Files for Bankruptcy

    Apparel Retailer Delia’s Files for Bankruptcy
    Struggling New York-based retailer Delia’s – a clothing chain which caters to teen girls, has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is currently liquidating all merchandise after attempts to find a buyer failed. Founded in 1993,…
  • Nov 11

    Settlement Pending in Detroit Bankruptcy Case

    Settlement Pending in Detroit Bankruptcy Case
    Judge Steven Rhodes began hearing final arguments on the Detroit bankruptcy case on October 27. At that time, the judge said he would deliver a decision on November 7 to either reject or approve the city’s plan. If that schedule…
Rank this Week: 3079

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.guntrustlawyer.com/
  • Jan 20

    ATF Approval times reduced to less than 6 month

    ATF Approval times reduced to less than 6 month
    Today, the ATF stated that the time to process paper Form 1 and Form 4s - 6 months. Our feeling is that the backlog for paper forms is closer to 4 months when you consider that the eForms are only...
  • Jan 19

    Gun Trusts for those on Probation (even for Driving)

    Gun Trusts for those on Probation (even for Driving)
    In Florida, it is illegal for an individual to be on probation to own, possess, or use a firearm without permission of a Judge and his or her probation officer. While initially, this may sound reasonable because in our minds...
  • Jan 16

    OPEN LETTER ON THE REDESIGN OF "STABILIZING BRACES"

    OPEN LETTER ON THE REDESIGN OF "STABILIZING BRACES"
    The Firearms and Ammunition Technology Division (FATD), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has received inquiries from the public concerning the proper use of devices recently marketed as "stabilizing braces."…
Rank this Week: 2373

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Jan 20

    Drugged Driving Next on MADD’s List

    Drugged Driving Next on MADD’s List
    Since 1980, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has been campaigning against drunk driving across the United States. In many ways, the organization has become an influential force in the effort to end drunk driving, and according to their…
  • Jan 16

    How to Deal with Insurance Companies after a Car Accident

    How to Deal with Insurance Companies after a Car Accident
    Following a car accident, dealing with insurance companies can be just as stressful and frustrating as all the other procedures you have to go through—doctor visits, filing police reports, dealing with auto body shops. With insurance…
  • Jan 6

    New Year’s Resolutions to Avoid Injury

    New Year’s Resolutions to Avoid Injury
    We all know that New Year’s is the perfect opportunity to make resolutions to better ourselves. Unfortunately, some of us tend to get stuck with the same old resolutions on our lists every year – go to the gym, be kinder to our…
Rank this Week: 2946

Florida Foreclosure Defense…

Florida Foreclosure Defense Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Jason Weaver P.A.

http://www.floridaforeclosuredefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Most Americans Expect to be in Debt For a Long Time

    Most Americans Expect to be in Debt For a Long Time
    At the risk of being a downer at the start of your work week, a recent article online discussed the dwindling hope that many Americans have that they will ever be free from debt. Almost one in five Americans (which is 20% for those of…
  • Jan 6

    Special Problems the Elderly Have With Abusive and Harassing Debt Collector

    Special Problems the Elderly Have With Abusive and Harassing Debt Collector
    In today’s world, if you make it to your golden years, you should be entitled to a life of peace, calm, fun, cruises, good food, and anything else that makes you happy. Between social security and pensions and investments, you…
  • Dec 30

    The Confusing Law of the Time Limit a Bank Has to Foreclose

    The Confusing Law of the Time Limit a Bank Has to Foreclose
    A new case has shed some light on when it’s too late for a lender to foreclose. Or, maybe it’s kind of made the whole thing more confusing. See, I had vowed not to write about the statute of limitations (the time limit) that a…
Rank this Week: 3115

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

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

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Jan 20

    Investing in a Condo Project? Avoid These Five Common Mistake

    Investing in a Condo Project? Avoid These Five Common Mistake
    Your next real estate investment needs to be thought out carefully. Taking the plunge into an unknown opportunity is far too risky, particularly here in South Florida, as many investors have learned the hard way over the last decade. To…
  • Jan 10

    Florida Construction Law: What Is a Construction Defect and What Can I Do About It?

    Florida Construction Law: What Is a Construction Defect and What Can I Do About It?
    A construction defect is a condition that lowers the value of a home, condominium, or similar property. This defect can be in workmanship or design, or be connected to land movement. There are two principal defect categories that allow…
  • Dec 23

    Construction Contracts: Four Mistakes to Avoid

    Construction Contracts: Four Mistakes to Avoid
    Whether you are the contractor or the owner in a construction project, having a good contract in place before any work is started is absolutely essential.  It will help to make sure everyone is on the same page so there is no confusion…
Rank this Week: 1171

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Covers estate planning, real property acquisition, personal injury, will disputes, commercial litigation, business and corporate law, and institutional lending.

http://gouldcooksey.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    Courts Loosening up ADA Reasonable Accomodation Rules to Allow Telecommuting

    Courts Loosening up ADA Reasonable Accomodation Rules to Allow Telecommuting
    Two recent decisions by federal appellate courts have addressed whether working from home or “telecommuting” can constitute a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) for an employee…
  • Jan 5

    Is your Loved One’s Ashes Considered “Property,” Subject to Division under the Probate Code?

    Is your Loved One’s Ashes Considered “Property,” Subject to Division under the Probate Code?
    The death of a child is unimaginable for a parent.  Any loving parent would try their best to hold onto every belonging to keep their loved one present in our mind and heart.  In the recent case of Wilson v. Wilson, the tragic death…
  • Dec 22

    Misleading Real Estate & Corporate Solicitation

    Misleading Real Estate & Corporate Solicitation
    If you have recently purchased real estate or created a new entity in Florida, you may be approached by a private organization offering to provide copies of documents for a fee.  These “service” fees can be up to $100,…
Rank this Week: 2379

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/
Rank this Week: 149

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    7-Year-Old Seriously Injured in Tampa Crash

    7-Year-Old Seriously Injured in Tampa Crash
    A 7-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after being struck by a minivan on Saturday night, according to Tampa police. Witnesses told police they saw the boy run across Main Street around 5 p.m. with several other children. The boy was…
  • Jan 16

    Gibsonton Man Dies in Pedestrian Accident

    Gibsonton Man Dies in Pedestrian Accident
    A 38-year-old Gibsonton man was killed Wednesday evening while walking along the northbound shoulder of U.S. Highway 41. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man was struck by a vehicle at 6:18 p.m. Troopers believe the man was not…
  • Jan 12

    Another Driver Arrested for Driving the Wrong Way on Selmon Expressway

    Another Driver Arrested for Driving the Wrong Way on Selmon Expressway
    Authorities nabbed yet another wrong-way driver on Sunday on a Tampa Bay area roadway. Around 2 a.m., a 24-year-old Bradenton man drove around a road block put in place on the eastbound Lee Roy Selmon Expressway for a crash investigation,…
Rank this Week: 2675

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

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

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Things To Consider When Choosing A Personal Injury Lawyer

    Things To Consider When Choosing A Personal Injury Lawyer
    If you’ve been injured and are considering making a motor vehicle accident claim or other claim for personal injuries, your choice of law firm should be considered carefully, to ensure you feel confident in their abilities to represent…
  • Jan 12

    The growth of musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace

    The growth of musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace
    Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) resulting from ergonomic hazards are common in the United States. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicate that in 2011, one third of occupational injuries and illnesses resulting…
  • Dec 31

    Man Dies From Fall From I-Drive Attraction

    Man Dies From Fall From I-Drive Attraction
    A 52-year-old man died Wednesday after he fell about 30 feet onto a concrete floor at the Artegon Marketplace Sky Trail ropes course, according to the Orlando Police Department.  The man was at the International Drive attraction with his…
Rank this Week: 2309

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1411

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/
  • Jan 19

    CSK APPELLATE CONSTRUCTION WIN

    CSK APPELLATE CONSTRUCTION WIN
    We are pleased to announce another significant appellate victory for Cole, Scott, & Kissane P.A.’s Appellate Practice Group.  Scott Cole, Esq. and George Truitt, Esq. obtained an affirmance of a complete…
  • Jan 14

    11th Circuit Finds No Coverage for Shipbuilder under Marine Engineering Firm’s A&E Policy

    11th Circuit Finds No Coverage for Shipbuilder under Marine Engineering Firm’s A&E Policy
    On December 24, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit published an opinion finding no coverage for a shipbuilder under a marine engineering firm’s Architect’s and Engineer’s professional liability…
  • Dec 4

    Construction Law Success Story: Judgment Denying Lien Foreclosure Claim

    Construction Law Success Story: Judgment Denying Lien Foreclosure Claim
    The Florida law firm of Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. recently obtained a judgment following an October 2014 bench trial in Miami, Florida, completely denying the Plaintiff’s construction lien foreclosure claim. Florida…
Rank this Week: 1829

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvilleinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4549

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Somerset County Woman Reaches $1.6 Million Settlement for Injuries Sustained in Restaurant Accident

    Somerset County Woman Reaches $1.6 Million Settlement for Injuries Sustained in Restaurant Accident
    A Somerset County woman received a settlement of more than $1.6 million for injuries she suffered when hit by a falling ceiling tile while at the TGI Friday’s restaurant in the Blue Star Shopping Center in Watchung, NJ.(1) According to…
  • Jan 5

    Pet Owner Liabilitie

    Pet Owner Liabilitie
    All too often people are drawn in by the cuteness of puppies and undertake the responsibilities of pet ownership without giving adequate thought to what that actually involves. This can be especially true around the holidays. And while that…
  • Dec 22

    When Spectators at Sporting Events Get Injured, Who Is Liable?

    When Spectators at Sporting Events Get Injured, Who Is Liable?
    Stories about professional and student athletes suffering game-related injuries are common in the news and recently have led to stricter rulings concerning practice drills to help ward against heat-related injuries and improved safety…
Rank this Week: 4614

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Bankruptcy Case vs. Bankruptcy Case

    Bankruptcy Case vs. Bankruptcy Case
    On January 18, 2015, Fox Rothschild's Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation blog published a post "Caesars Bankruptcy: Illinois Bankruptcy Proceeding Stayed by Delaware Bankruptcy Court". The article reviews a situation where creditors filed a…
  • Jan 3

    U.S. Supreme Court "Summary Dispositions"

    U.S. Supreme Court "Summary Dispositions"
    The United States District Court of the Northern District of Florida made a landmark decision in Brenner, et al. v. Scott, etc., 999 F.Supp. 2d 1278 (2014) regarding the constitutionality of Florida's restrictions on marriage.  Although…
  • Jan 2

    Factors to Consider with Mortgage Modification

    Factors to Consider with Mortgage Modification
    Beauvais, and similar recent decision by other courts, may give reason for many Miami homeowners with mortgage foreclosure situations to re-evaluate what is the best course of action to "save" their home from foreclosure.  For…
Rank this Week: 2982

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jan 18

    Credit Card Debt Lawsuit: Judgment Vacated, Case Dismissed

    Credit Card Debt Lawsuit: Judgment Vacated, Case Dismissed
    Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. retained the law firm of Rubin and Debski, P.A. (now known as Debski & Associates, P.A.) to sue our client on a credit card debt.  In addition to collecting on the debt itself, the debt collection lawyers…
  • Jan 8

    Car Dealership Liable in Auto Fraud Lawsuit

    Car Dealership Liable in Auto Fraud Lawsuit
    Our client was looking for a reliable and dependable car for her family.  Even though she asked numerous questions before buying the car, she later discovered the car she bought was not what it had been represented to be, and was far…
  • Jan 7

    Odometer Fraud Victim Receives Justice

    Odometer Fraud Victim Receives Justice
    Our client purchased a vehicle based on the mileage that was advertised by the used car dealership.  Shortly after purchasing the vehicle, he discovered there were almost twice as many miles on the vehicle than what had been advertised,…
Rank this Week: 72

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/
  • Jan 16

    Criminal Mischief

    Criminal Mischief
    This weekend as I drove through my neighborhood, I noticed a street sign had been knocked down... it apparently, had been run over. I remember thinking, "Somebody in Jacksonville had a good time last night." My criminal defense…
  • Jan 6

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #163: Child Neglect

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #163: Child Neglect
    Take a look at the picture above. Is there anything that troubles you about this picture? I'm bothered by the distance between the adult and the two small children that are walking several feet behind the man. Even more...
  • Dec 29

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #573: Know Thy Victim- Grand Theft and Credit Card Fraud

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #573: Know Thy Victim- Grand Theft and Credit Card Fraud
    "Crime doesn't pay." I've heard this cliché over and over, but rarely in my capacity as a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer. The few times I did hear it as a criminal defense lawyer, it didn't come from other Jacksonville…
Rank this Week: 205

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Jan 16

    Disoriented Elderly Woman Causes Wrong Way Crash in Spring Hill

    Disoriented Elderly Woman Causes Wrong Way Crash in Spring Hill
    A 75-year-old woman from Tennessee apparently became confused while driving in Spring Hill Wednesday morning and caused a wrong-way crash on U.S. 19, according to authorities. The Florida Highway Patrol said the woman was driving a Mercury…
  • Jan 13

    5 Mistakes to Avoid After an Auto Accident

    5 Mistakes to Avoid After an Auto Accident
    Traffic accidents are never an easy thing to deal with. The headaches that follow a car accident seem to be endless – from property damage, personal injuries and dealing with the insurance companies, auto accidents generally result in a…
  • Jan 8

    Study Reveals that Car Crashes Increase with Daylight Savings Time

    Study Reveals that Car Crashes Increase with Daylight Savings Time
    An economist has issued a warning for the more than 1.5 billion people living in countries that observe daylight saving time: Springing forward could actually be bad for your health. The issue of moving clocks an hour forward during summer…
Rank this Week: 3736

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Delay Stymies Creditor’s Action; Environmental Claim Against Chapter 11 Debtor Was Discharged

    Delay Stymies Creditor’s Action; Environmental Claim Against Chapter 11 Debtor Was Discharged
    A military/aerospace manufacturer that may have contributed to the environmental contamination of a landfill was not obligated to pay for the cleanup of the site because the manufacturer’s creditors did not act to pursue the debtor…
  • Jan 9

    Appeals Court Tosses Jury Verdict Requiring ‘Post-Hoc Mind-Reading’

    Appeals Court Tosses Jury Verdict Requiring ‘Post-Hoc Mind-Reading’
    A multi-million dollar lawsuit between a chain of groceries and its financer is headed back to a trial court in Miami-Dade County after the 3d District Court of Appeal threw out the jury verdict in favor of the financer. Since the…
  • Jan 8

    Courts OKs Minimal Bond For Injunction Freezing Millions in Bank Fund

    Courts OKs Minimal Bond For Injunction Freezing Millions in Bank Fund
    An Argentinian man was unable to persuade the courts that, before his wife should be allowed to obtain an injunction to freeze millions of dollars of bank funds, she should be required to post a bond of more than $100. The 3d District Court…
Rank this Week: 2414