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Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Jun 29

    Michael I. Santucci Included in 2015 List of Florida “Super Lawyers”

    Michael I. Santucci Included in 2015 List of Florida “Super Lawyers”
    Michael I. Santucci has been selected to the 2015 Florida Super Lawyers list for Intellectual Property. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating…
  • Jun 25

    Post-expiration royalties barred for Spider-Man related patent

    Post-expiration royalties barred for Spider-Man related patent
    In Kimble, et. al. v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC[1], the Supreme Court upheld previous precedent[2] which created a bright line rule preventing patent owners from obtaining royalties from sales made after the patent term has expired. The…
  • Jun 18

    Can you copyright a food recipe?

    Can you copyright a food recipe?
    Recently the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio addressed the question of whether a copyright can protect food recipes. Tomaydo-Tomahhdo, LLC, et. al. v. Vozary, et. al[1], involved a dispute between former…
Rank this Week: 543

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    What Every Passenger Injured on a Cruise Needs to Know

    What Every Passenger Injured on a Cruise Needs to Know
    Many people are injured every year because of the careless or malicious acts of others, but the injury victims decline to pursue compensation for their injuries.  While no injury victim should be forced to cover the cost of their own…
  • Jun 23

    Protecting Your Rights to Justice and Compensation for Sexual Assaults on Cruise

    Protecting Your Rights to Justice and Compensation for Sexual Assaults on Cruise
    When people spend time planning a cruise and saving money to enjoy their excursion, passengers have many expectations.  These expectations almost certainly do not include becoming a victim of sexual assault.  Sadly, sexual assaults…
  • Jun 17

    Major Cruise Lines Fail to Hire Lifeguards despite Drowning Incidents Involving Children

    Major Cruise Lines Fail to Hire Lifeguards despite Drowning Incidents Involving Children
    If cruising is your travel option of choice, you know that you will see lots of kids swimming and enjoying water slides on any cruise.  Despite the vast range in ages and number of children that can be found in the pool on a cruise line…
Rank this Week: 3826

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Jun 29

    Golf Cart Accidents in Florida

    Golf Cart Accidents in Florida
    Florida is a state full of sunshine and golf courses. With the numerous pristine golf courses throughout the state, Florida residents and visitors have experienced an increase in golf cart use. Unfortunately, the increased use of golf carts…
  • Jun 29

    Speeding Accidents in Florida

    Speeding Accidents in Florida
    Speeding leads to serious injuries and even deaths on Florida roads every year. If you or someone close to you has been injured because of a speeding driver, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. At the Law Offices of Robert…
  • Jun 29

    Understanding Damages in Florida Personal Injury Case

    Understanding Damages in Florida Personal Injury Case
    Every day, people are injured throughout the state of Florida in various types of accidents. If you or someone close to you has been injured in an accident that was not your fault, you may be entitled to compensation for your harm.…
Rank this Week: 2611

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: 458

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

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

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Jun 29

    Benicar Suits Centralize in New Jersey

    Benicar Suits Centralize in New Jersey
    Benicar is prescribed for high blood pressure and is used to help lower blood pressure. It is based on olmesartan and stops blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers the patient’s blood pressure and increases blood flow. It is…
  • Jun 25

    Power Morcellators Have Come Under Increased Public Scrutiny

    Power Morcellators Have Come Under Increased Public Scrutiny
    Women may only learn the risk of uterine cancer caused by power morcellation until it’s too late. The dangers associated with power morcellators are not necessarily caused by the devices themselves, but rather, with an unintended…
  • Jun 22

    June Xarelto Update – Science Day

    June Xarelto Update – Science Day
    Judge Fallon, the federal judge in New Orleans who oversees the MDL coordinated proceedings, held his most recent hearing for all of the pending Xarelto lawsuits on June 10, 2015. At that time, the judge was provided with a status …
Rank this Week: 1270

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Faulty or Improperly Maintained Brakes Can Cause Catastrophic Florida Trucking Accident

    Faulty or Improperly Maintained Brakes Can Cause Catastrophic Florida Trucking Accident
    Tractor-trailers serve a vital logistical role in our economy, but they also pose a serious risk to others using roadways in Florida and throughout the nation.  While many trucking collisions are the result of driver fatigue, drug…
  • Jun 22

    Progress in Medical Certification of Truck Drivers Making Roads Safer

    Progress in Medical Certification of Truck Drivers Making Roads Safer
    Our trucking accident attorneys in Miami recognize the importance of ensuring that commercial truck drivers are medically fit to operate tractor-trailers, which can weigh as much as 25 times more than a passenger car.  While federal…
  • Jun 17

    Special Factual and Legal Issues Complicate Trucking Accident Litigation

    Special Factual and Legal Issues Complicate Trucking Accident Litigation
    Semi-truck accidents typically are more complicated than “typical collisions,” with only passenger cars.  The special factual and legal issues that affect trucking litigation make it important that injury victims seek legal…
Rank this Week: 3781

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Spanish language blog on auto accidents and personal injuries. By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
  • Jun 29

    Los Abogados de Miami Discutan Sobre los Accidentes de Reversa

    Los Abogados de Miami Discutan Sobre los Accidentes de Reversa
    Los accidentes de reversa son un tipo de choque muy común especialmente cuando una persona está dando reversa en un estacionamiento de garaje o en la entrada. Durante la temporada de vacaciones a partir del Halloween se extiende…
  • Jun 23

    Los Abogados de la Florida Discuten Sobre la Vigilancia de Video

    Los Abogados de la Florida Discuten Sobre la Vigilancia de Video
    Hay muchas cosas diferentes que deben suceder después de un accidente de coche incluyendo la obtención de tratamiento médico que sea necesario. Sin embargo, una de las cosas más importantes que hay que hacer es…
  • Jun 19

    Los Abogados de Miami Discuten Sobre los Accidentes de Luz Roja

    Los Abogados de Miami Discuten Sobre los Accidentes de Luz Roja
    Hay muchas causas diferentes que causan accidentes graves pero uno de los más comunes es cuando un conductor se pasa una luz roja y se impacta con otro conductor que estaba pasando por la intersección legalmente. De hecho, hubo…
Rank this Week: 3665

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Jun 28

    Jugement Final de Floride pour votre Jugement de Divorce Etranger

    Jugement Final de Floride pour votre Jugement de Divorce Etranger
    Si vous avez divorcé dans un autre pays ou État que la Floride et que vous avez besoin de collecter les sommes qui vous sont dues par votre ex-conjoint qui vit en Floride et pour lequel un jugement a été rendu, la…
  • Jun 21

    Investissements Nécessaires pour Obtenir un Visa E2 pour Une Entreprise en Floride

    Investissements Nécessaires pour Obtenir un Visa E2 pour Une Entreprise en Floride
    Un visa E2 est un visa d’investisseur qui permet aux citoyens de certains pays d’obtenir un visa pour vivre et travailler aux États-Unis pendant cinq ans en continuité, avec la possibilité de renouveler le…
  • Jun 14

    Choisir un Avocat en Immobilier Comme Votre Agent de Clôture

    Choisir un Avocat en Immobilier Comme Votre Agent de Clôture
    Si vous achetez et vendez une propriété en Floride, alors il est important de bien choisir un agent de clôture qui puisse faire en sorte que le titre soit correctement transmis, libre de toute charge ou servitude.…
Rank this Week: 648

Florida IP

Florida IP

Covers intellectual property developments. By Woodrow Pollack.

http://floridaip.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 28

    Fraud Detection in Patient Records Patent -- Is it Patent-Eligible?

    Fraud Detection in Patient Records Patent -- Is it Patent-Eligible?
    "In other words, Claim 1 comprises..." Perhaps the most dangerous words in a court opinion directed to the patent eligibility of a challenged patent. I say dangerous because essentially any patent claim can be presented "in other words" in…
  • May 11

    Are the Kardashians' European Activities Beyond The Reach of a U.S. Court?

    Are the Kardashians' European Activities Beyond The Reach of a U.S. Court?
    Nope.Lee Tillett owns U.S. Trademark No. 4079066 for KROMA in connection with cosmetics.  Tillett exclusively licensed the mark to Kroma Makeup EU, LLC ("Kroma EU") granting Kroma EU the right to import, distribute, and sell products…
  • Apr 6

    Staying Litigation Because of Request for Inter Partes Review?

    Staying Litigation Because of Request for Inter Partes Review?
    Not yet.  The request is premature until the Patent Office determines whether or not to institute the Inter Partes Review ("IPR").TAS Energy, Inc. sued Stellar Energy Americas, Inc. for patent infringement concerning U.S. RE 44,815.…
Rank this Week: 4756

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Jun 28

    Eight Holland American Line Cruise Passengers Tragically Die While on an Alaskan Shore Excursion Sight-Seeing Tour

    Eight Holland American Line Cruise Passengers Tragically Die While on an Alaskan Shore Excursion Sight-Seeing Tour
    Eight Holland American Line cruise ship passengers tragically died on Thursday, June 25, 2015 when a DeHavilland DHC-3 Otter float plane crashed, some 25 miles northeast of Ketchikan, Alaska. The crash occurred at approximately 2:00 p.m., at…
  • Jun 3

    Caribbean Cruise Lines Allowed to Challenge Better Business Bureau's "F" Grade in Court

    Caribbean Cruise Lines Allowed to Challenge Better Business Bureau's "F" Grade in Court
    After receiving an "F" grade from the Better Business Bureau of Palm Beach County (BBB), Caribbean Cruise Lines filed a complaint against the consumer protection organization alleging defamation and violation of Florida's Deceptive and Unfair…
  • Jun 2

    Ft. Lauderdale Intracostal Boat Accident Law

    Ft. Lauderdale Intracostal Boat Accident Law
    We have been following the tragic story of Dalton Joseph Shirley who lost his life when a center console boat he was riding on crashed into a concrete dock in the Intracoastal Waterway behind a house located on Northeast 38th Street, in Ft.…
Rank this Week: 4044

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • Jun 28

    No Theft Loss for Securities “Pump-and-Dump”

    No Theft Loss for Securities “Pump-and-Dump”
    Pump-and-dump occurs when corporate officers or other shareholders fraudulently promote shares of a company and engage in fraudulent sales to increase the value of shares. This is injurious to other shareholders who suffer losses when the…
  • Jun 21

    Applicable Federal Rates - July 2015

    Applicable Federal Rates - July 2015
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  • Jun 18

    You Now Have to Ask for an Estate Tax Closing Letter

    You Now Have to Ask for an Estate Tax Closing Letter
    The IRS issues closing letters to estates for federal estate tax purposes, acknowledging that it has accepted the estate tax return as filed, or as adjusted pursuant to audit. This used to be an automatic process. The IRS has now announced on…
Rank this Week: 1567

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 239

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Jun 26

    Former Thrivent Investment Management Broker Sanctioned for Falsifying Annuity Document

    Former Thrivent Investment Management Broker Sanctioned for Falsifying Annuity Document
    June 24, 2015 Bruce R. Geiger entered into an Order Accepting Offer of Settlement with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations by FINRA that he had violated various FINRA rules altering annuity forms by…
  • Jun 26

    South Carolina Regulators Seek to Take Securities License of Mark Hotton

    South Carolina Regulators Seek to Take Securities License of Mark Hotton
    June 23, 2015- Columbia, South Carolina The Securities Commissioner for South Carolina filed a Rule to Show Cause seeking to permanently ban Mark Christopher Hotton from the securities industry. In 2013 Hotton was permanently barred from…
  • Jun 25

    San Antonio Oil & Gas Promoter Shut Down by Texas State Securities Board

    San Antonio Oil & Gas Promoter Shut Down by Texas State Securities Board
    June 23, 2015-Austin, Texas John Morgan, Texas Securities Commissioner, entered a Cease and Desist Order against Petro-San Resources LLC and Sean Patrick Riley of San Antonio, Texas, alleging that they are offering to sell unregistered…
Rank this Week: 184

Florida Foreclosure Defense…

Florida Foreclosure Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridaforeclosuredefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Debt Buyers Could Be Charging You Illegal Interest Rate

    Debt Buyers Could Be Charging You Illegal Interest Rate
    So you get a credit card, and you go into default, and before you know it, your interest rate has skyrocketed to like 28%, or something obscene like that. You vaguely remember a movie where a mafia loan shark charged 28%, right before…
  • Jun 8

    Here’s a Fun Credit Quiz

    Here’s a Fun Credit Quiz
    How much do you know about credit and your credit score? Here’s some not so well known information about contesting marks on your credit, and steps you can take right now to improve your credit . And, we’ve done it in a…
  • May 14

    We Discuss Loan Modification Scams on WPLG Miami Local 10’s “Call Christina” Segment

    We Discuss Loan Modification Scams on WPLG Miami Local 10’s “Call Christina” Segment
    WPLG Local 10 Miami’s Christina Vazquez is helping consumers again, this time assisting a woman who apparently was the victim of a loan modification scam. These were much more prevalent a few years ago, when the foreclosure crisis was…
Rank this Week: 2485

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Jun 26

    Estate Planning Goes to the Movies: You’re Not You

    Estate Planning Goes to the Movies: You’re Not You
    2014’s You’re Not You stars Hilary Swank as a 35-year-old classical pianist who is stricken with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, aka Lou Gehrig’s disease). This multiple-hanky-needed drama is…
  • Jun 12

    When a Revocable Living Trust Collides With Guardianship Court

    When a Revocable Living Trust Collides With Guardianship Court
    Revocable Living Trusts are planned with the intention of keeping the family out of court. If this intent fails, courts have alarming powers to interfere with your plan. The recent case of Rene v. Sykes-Kennedy illustrates this point. In…
  • May 29

    Guardianship and You: Keeping the “Cockroaches” Out of Your Estate Plan

    Guardianship and You: Keeping the “Cockroaches” Out of Your Estate Plan
    Recently, there has been a lot of buzz around the need to fix the rules governing “professional guardians” (i.e., persons who have been appointed guardian over three or more legally incapacitated individuals) in order to…
Rank this Week: 5001

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Estate Planning Goes to the Movies: You’re Not You

    Estate Planning Goes to the Movies: You’re Not You
    2014’s You’re Not You stars Hilary Swank as a 35-year-old classical pianist who is stricken with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, aka Lou Gehrig’s disease). This multiple-hanky-needed drama is…
  • Jun 12

    When a Revocable Living Trust Collides With Guardianship Court

    When a Revocable Living Trust Collides With Guardianship Court
    Revocable Living Trusts are planned with the intention of keeping the family out of court. If this intent fails, courts have alarming powers to interfere with your plan. The recent case of Rene v. Sykes-Kennedy illustrates this point. In…
  • May 29

    Guardianship and You: Keeping the “Cockroaches” Out of Your Estate Plan

    Guardianship and You: Keeping the “Cockroaches” Out of Your Estate Plan
    Recently, there has been a lot of buzz around the need to fix the rules governing “professional guardians” (i.e., persons who have been appointed guardian over three or more legally incapacitated individuals) in order to…
Rank this Week: 3370

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Education Company Agrees to Settle Five Qui Tam Case

    Education Company Agrees to Settle Five Qui Tam Case
    According to the Department of Justice, a for-profit education company based in Baltimore, Maryland, Education Affiliates (“EA”), has agreed to settle five qui tam cases alleging the company submitted fraudulent claims to the U.S.…
  • Jun 25

    Helpful Whistleblower Decision from D.C. Circuit

    Helpful Whistleblower Decision from D.C. Circuit
    On June 23, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a helpful decision for qui tam whistleblowers in U.S. ex rel Heath v. AT&T, Inc., Case No. 14– 7094, 2015 WL 3852180 (D.C. Cir. 2015).…
  • Jun 19

    Largest Healthcare Fraud Takedown in Justice Department History

    Largest Healthcare Fraud Takedown in Justice Department History
    According to the Justice Department, the Medicare Fraud Strike Force conducted a nationwide operation in 17 cities this week.  The sweep resulted in criminal charges against 243 individuals for their alleged participation in healthcare…
Rank this Week: 883

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Long-Term Marriages and Permanent Alimony in Florida

    Long-Term Marriages and Permanent Alimony in Florida
    The law regarding alimony contains several nuances. One of these is a statutory rule that says that the amount of evidence a spouse must offer in order to obtain permanent alimony differs based upon how long the couple was married. This rule…
  • Jun 18

    Your Child's Education and Your Florida Divorce

    Your Child's Education and Your Florida Divorce
    Two of the most important decisions many parents will make regarding their children center around the children's education and their religious affiliation. Two recent cases, one from the 3d District Court of Appeal and one from the 2d DCA,…
  • Jun 12

    Job Loss and Its Impact on Your Child Support in Florida

    Job Loss and Its Impact on Your Child Support in Florida
    The recent economic recession created financial hardships for many, including numerous people who lost their jobs. When you lose your job, you have many things you must deal with. If you owe child support and you're unemployed, there are…
Rank this Week: 486

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    9 Cruise Ship Passengers Dead After Sightseeing Plane Crashes in Alaska

    9 Cruise Ship Passengers Dead After Sightseeing Plane Crashes in Alaska
    9 passengers from the Holland America Line cruise ship Westerdam were killed on Thursday, June 25 as the sightseeing plane they were traveling on crashed into an Alaska mountainside. View the video coverage from in Seattle. Read the full…
  • Jun 22

    22 Injured as Cruise Ship Hits Wall in New York’s St. Lawrence Seaway

    22 Injured as Cruise Ship Hits Wall in New York’s St. Lawrence Seaway
    The Associated Press reports (carried by Fox News)… Last week (June 18)… A cruise ship taking European tourists to Ontario, Canada, crashed into a wall while entering a lock on the St. Lawrence Seaway in northern New York,…
  • Jun 22

    Royal Caribbean’s World’s Biggest Cruise Ship Nearing Completion in France

    Royal Caribbean’s World’s Biggest Cruise Ship Nearing Completion in France
    The world’s biggest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas, is nearing completion at a shipyard in France. The goal is to have the ship operational for a May 2016 inaugural voyage, from Southhampton in Britain to the…
Rank this Week: 3128

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    What Does a Custody Evaluation Involve?

    What Does a Custody Evaluation Involve?
    Child custody is often a complex and hotly contested issue in family law cases. In many situations, parents involved in a custody case are getting divorced or ending a dating relationship and, too often, one parent may want to limit the…
  • Jun 20

    Husband Takes Unique Approach to Division of Property

    Husband Takes Unique Approach to Division of Property
    German media recently reported a story regarding an angry husband who decided to take the division of property into his own hands following a split with his wife of 12 years. The man posted a video on Youtube that showed him taking a chainsaw…
  • Jun 13

    No More Ban on Gay Adoption in Florida Law

    No More Ban on Gay Adoption in Florida Law
    On June 11, 2015, Governor Rick Scott signed the bill that will remove the language banning gay couples from adopting children from Florida law. Though a judge for the 3rd District Court of Appeal in Miami ruled that the ban was…
Rank this Week: 4010

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • Jun 26

    When I played high school basketball,…

    When I played high school basketball, being 5’8”, I wasn’t exactly the tallest guy on the team. So I didn’t start, but the coach would insert me into the game at crucial moments because I could handle the ball well and…
  • Jun 19

    Trust and Love

    Trust and Love
    My favorite definition of love is ‘giving someone the power to destroy us and trusting they won’t use it.’ It’s not a coincidence that the word “trust” also refers to a legal document created to hold and…
  • Jun 12

    Who Takes Care of the Kids?

    Who Takes Care of the Kids?
    Parents of young children have it tough. Lack of sleep because of late night diaper changes or feedings, taking care of kids with colds and fevers, and generally running after and caring for dependent young ones exhausts even the heartiest. I…
Rank this Week: 343

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/
Rank this Week: 3086

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/
  • Jun 25

    FDLE Arrests 42 Sex Offenders for Registration Violation

    FDLE Arrests 42 Sex Offenders for Registration Violation
    In a month and a half-long operation called “Summer Heat,” 42 sex offenders who violated registration laws were arrested. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement released this statement: “Operation Summer Heat should send…
  • Jun 24

    St. Johns County Woman Charged with ID Fraud

    St. Johns County Woman Charged with ID Fraud
    A 44-year old Hastings woman was arrested Monday and charged with fraudulent use of personal identification information. St. Johns County detectives apparently began investigating the woman in March of this year when an Ohio woman reported…
  • Jun 18

    Retired Principal Gets 10 Years in Prison for Attempting to Have Sex with Teen

    Retired Principal Gets 10 Years in Prison for Attempting to Have Sex with Teen
    A retired school principal and 911 dispatcher was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Thursday after admitting he tried to meet two teen boys for sex in Palm Beach County. The 64-year-old, who recently retired to Delray Beach from…
Rank this Week: 253

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: 2802

Employee Benefits Law Report

Employee Benefits Law Report

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

http://www.employeebenefitslawreport.com
  • Jun 25

    The Supreme Court rescues Obamacare one more time

    The Supreme Court rescues Obamacare one more time
    President Obama might want to invite Chief Justice John Roberts to the White House for a “thank you” dinner! The United States Supreme Court today issued an opinion in King v. Burwell that upholds the Obama administration’s…
  • Jun 25

    IRS issues 409A guidance—need to correct before the year of vesting

    IRS issues 409A guidance—need to correct before the year of vesting
    The Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) recently confirmed that violations of Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) could be corrected without penalty in any taxable…
  • Jun 22

    Supreme Court says give credit where credit is due

    Supreme Court says give credit where credit is due
    In Comptroller of Treasury of Maryland v. Wynne, 135 U.S. 1787 (2015), the Supreme Court held that Maryland’s tax scheme was unconstitutional because it discouraged interstate commerce in violation of the Dormant Commerce Clause of the…
Rank this Week: 2170

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.ocalainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 25

    Florida Teen Paralyzed By Falling Tree Limb Set to Receive $3.5 Million

    Florida Teen Paralyzed By Falling Tree Limb Set to Receive $3.5 Million
    Earlier this month, the Florida State legislature approved a settlement with the family of a teen who was crushed when the branch of a city-owned tree fell on top of him. Thankfully, the boy lived, although he was permanently paralyzed as a…
  • Jun 18

    Florida Teen Flees Accident Scene, Ends Up in Swimming Pool

    Florida Teen Flees Accident Scene, Ends Up in Swimming Pool
    Earlier this month in Tampa, Florida, a teenager who was allegedly involved in an accident fled the scene, and his car was later discovered in a residential swimming pool a few blocks away. According to one local news source, the…
  • Jun 15

    Deerfield Beach Accident Involving Car and Pick-Up Truck Kills One Child, Injures Several Other

    Deerfield Beach Accident Involving Car and Pick-Up Truck Kills One Child, Injures Several Other
    Earlier last month in Deerfield Beach, Florida, an accident between a pick-up truck and a car resulted in the death of one child and several other children being taken to the hospital with varying injuries. According to one local news source,…
Rank this Week: 2409

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Jun 25

    A closer look at the condo-conversion conundrum here in Florida

    A closer look at the condo-conversion conundrum here in Florida
    In the wake of the Great Recession, Florida found itself with a surplus of unwanted condominiums that had fallen into a state of general disrepair after their owners were foreclosed upon, as well as buildings that simply sat largely empty...
  • Jun 12

    Will state lawmakers change the rules of hospital construction?

    Will state lawmakers change the rules of hospital construction?
    As we've discussed before, breaking ground on a new building project is far from a simple process for developers. Indeed, the land on which the structure is to be built must be secured, the proper bids submitted, the proper permits...
  • May 28

    Report shows hurricane risk isn't impeding real estate development

    Report shows hurricane risk isn't impeding real estate development
    It may seem hard to believe, but next Monday marks the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season. While this likely won't generate too many headlines given that no major storm is currently forecast to hit Florida, the news never...
Rank this Week: 3138

Criminal Law Blog & News

Criminal Law Blog & News

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

http://reasonabledoubt.org/index.php/criminallawblog
Rank this Week: 4141

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 25

    JPMorgan Chase CEO Now a Billionaire

    JPMorgan Chase CEO Now a Billionaire
    The CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co. has joined the billionaire club, according to the most recent report by Bloomberg News. Jamie Dimon, the assembler of Citigroup Inc. and now head of JPMorgan, has a net worth of $1.1 billion, derived…
  • Jun 20

    Report: Housing Debt Saddles More Older American

    Report: Housing Debt Saddles More Older American
    Retirement is supposed to be about enjoying those "Golden Years." Those who have spent a lifetime working, raising families and contributing to society are supposed to be able to kick back and enjoy the fruits of all their labor - perhaps…
  • Jun 15

    Study: Banker Ethics Sharply Decline

    Study: Banker Ethics Sharply Decline
    One might have thought we had seen the worst there was in terms of bankers' greed at the height of the housing bubble. Banks were recklessly packaging toxic mortgages to unsuspecting investors, saddling homeowners with unrealistic mortgages…
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Miami Criminal Lawyer Blog

Miami Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Hoffman Firm.

http://www.miamicriminallawyer-blog.com/
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Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.federalwhistleblowerlawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Jury Returns Verdict in Favor of Armet in FCA Suit

    Jury Returns Verdict in Favor of Armet in FCA Suit
    Unfortunately, defense contractor fraud is not uncommon in the United States. There are a variety of ways in which defense contractor fraud takes place. The False Claims Act (FCA) contains provisions that allow private individuals to file…
  • Jun 18

    DBE, MBE, and WBE Fraud

    DBE, MBE, and WBE Fraud
    Government contracts can be a large source of revenue for many businesses in the United States. In fact, securing a government contract can be vital to the success of a business. However, government contracts typically have stringent…
  • Jun 11

    Contractors Providing Nonconforming Good

    Contractors Providing Nonconforming Good
    If you know of a company that is selling nonconforming goods to the government, you should contact a qualified whistleblower attorney who can assess whether fraud is taking under the False Claims Act (FCA). At The Whistleblower Law Firm, our…
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Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Teenage Drivers Need How to Learn to Avoid Car Accident

    Teenage Drivers Need How to Learn to Avoid Car Accident
    As a parent of teenage drivers, Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Lawyer Joseph Lipsky knows too well that just because a new driver passes Florida’s driving test, does not indicate that that generally teenage driver actually possesses the…
  • Jun 9

    Technology Can Prevent Personal Injuries from Car Accident

    Technology Can Prevent Personal Injuries from Car Accident
    In hopes of preventing personal injuries and wrongful deaths, Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Lawyer Joseph Lipsky supports the recent recommendation by The National Transportation Safety Board that car manufacturers include collision avoidance…
  • Jun 1

    Pedestrian Car Accidents on the Rise in Miami

    Pedestrian Car Accidents on the Rise in Miami
    In addition to the well-known dangers associated with distracted driving, Miami car accident lawyer Joseph Lipsky wants to pedestrians to be aware of an ever increasing problem; how pedestrians who are distracted while walking, especially…
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South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneyblog.com/
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South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Florida Fourth District Examines Scope of Medical Malpractice Foreign Object Rule

    Florida Fourth District Examines Scope of Medical Malpractice Foreign Object Rule
    Negligence liability is fundamentally predicated on the expectation that people should exercise reasonable care in their actions when such actions have the potential to cause harm to another. Although the courts play the principal role…
  • Jun 17

    Second District of Florida Tackles Bar Fight Appeal

    Second District of Florida Tackles Bar Fight Appeal
    The phrase “premises liability” is generally associated with slip and falls or shoddy construction. However, premises liability can extend to a wide variety of other types of dangerous conditions. For instance, the Second District…
  • Jun 10

    Third District Addresses Intentional Tort Exception to Florida Workers’ Compensation Immunity

    Third District Addresses Intentional Tort Exception to Florida Workers’ Compensation Immunity
    It is fairly common knowledge that when someone is injured on the job, he is limited in the legal options he has for recovery against his employer. Indeed, Florida’s Workers’ Compensation Law generally prohibits an employee from…
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First Party Property Insurance…

First Party Property Insurance Blog

Covers first party property insurance claims. By Todd Legal.

http://firstpartyproperty.com/blog/
  • Jun 24

    The Assignment of Benefits Turning Point in Florida Homeowners Insurance

    The Assignment of Benefits Turning Point in Florida Homeowners Insurance
    In a few years, we are all going to look back on these last few months as the biggest turning point in assignment of benefits-related homeowners insurance claims in Florida. You might be surprised as to where we believe the new turn will lead…
  • May 17

    To Hail and Back: The Four Problems with Hail Claims and the Six Tools You Need to Solve Them

    To Hail and Back: The Four Problems with Hail Claims and the Six Tools You Need to Solve Them
    Coming to a Roof Near You As you know, the water extraction assignment of benefits (AOB) issue has had the insurance industry’s center stage for the last couple of months. As a result, we have not heard that much about another trending…
  • Apr 15

    AOBs … Nothing But the Fact

    AOBs … Nothing But the Fact
    There has been a flood of analysis of the assignment of benefits (AOB) issue lately. Throughout the debates over new AOB legislation, a lot of facts have been revealed. For those of us who are too busy to collect all these updates, we wanted…
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South Florida Car Accident Law…

South Florida Car Accident Law Blog

Covers car accident liability and lawsuits. By Anidjar & Levine.

http://www.southfloridacaraccidentlawblog.com/
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Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

http://www.maritimeinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Lifeguards Onboard Cruise Ships At All Pools Should Be Mandatory

    Lifeguards Onboard Cruise Ships At All Pools Should Be Mandatory
    I have been writing about the necessity to place lifeguards at the swimming pools aboard the cruise ships for some time. Unfortunately, we have seen more drownings occur aboard cruise ships that do not have lifeguards present. Currently,…
  • May 6

    Should You Fear Danger of Sexual Assault While On A Cruise Ship?

    Should You Fear Danger of Sexual Assault While On A Cruise Ship?
    I've been handling maritime cases since 1983, with a primary focus involving cruise ship litigation. I would say during the initial decade of my practice, we came across very few cases involving sexual assaults. As the cruise ship industry…
  • May 6

    Water Safety Tip

    Water Safety Tip
    As a maritime attorney, I have seen way too many cases involving drownings. My cases have not been limited to drownings on cruise ships. I have handled drownings in private pools, drownings in the ocean behind resorts, as well as drownings at…
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Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. by Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Jun 23

    Injured Louisiana Carnival Cruise Passenger Hires BBRC

    Injured Louisiana Carnival Cruise Passenger Hires BBRC
    The cruise passenger injury lawyers of BBRC have been retained to represent a Louisiana woman who fell due to an unreasonably slippery deck aboard the Carnival Elation cruise ship. The slip and fall occurred on the ship's Lido deck. The…
  • May 18

    Disney Cruise Passenger Who Sustained Leg & Hip Injuries is Recuperating at South Carolina Hospital

    Disney Cruise Passenger Who Sustained Leg & Hip Injuries is Recuperating at South Carolina Hospital
    A 29-year-old passenger is in ta Charleston, South Carolina hospital after being airlifted off the Disney Magic cruise ship last Saturday. Reports state that in the early morning hours the cruise ship requested assistance from the Coast…
  • May 14

    Legal Issues Concerning Cruise Ship Sexual Assault

    Legal Issues Concerning Cruise Ship Sexual Assault
    A sexual assault occurs in the United States every 2 minutes. Often times these attacks are unreported. Like most sexual assault situations, victims raped aboard cruise ships most often do not inform authorities. Sometimes, however, the…
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Tucker IP Blog

Tucker IP Blog

Reviews cases and interesting news related to the practice area of Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Personal Injury Law.

http://www.tuckeriplaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    Car Accident Attorney Review of Germany v. Darby

    Car Accident Attorney Review of Germany v. Darby
    Will your accident attorney be able to seek Florida uninsured motorist compensation following a work related car accident? In the recent case of Germany v. Darby, an employee Earl Germany was injured in a car accident while driving a work…
  • Mar 2

    Supreme Court Says Exculpatory Clause Effective to Bar Negligence – Sanislo v. Give Kids The World, Inc.

    Supreme Court Says Exculpatory Clause Effective to Bar Negligence – Sanislo v. Give Kids The World, Inc.
    Personal Injury Attorney review of SANISLO v. GIVE KIDS THE WORLD, INC., No. SC12-2409 (Fla. Feb. 12, 2015) relating to exculpatory clauses. Give Kids the World, Inc., (Give Kids the World) a non-profit located near Disney World, endeavors to…
  • Dec 25

    Basics of Design Patent Law

    Basics of Design Patent Law
    My patent law office often receives calls from inventors seeking to protect their invention but are unsure whether they should file a utility patent or a design patent. Utility patents can protect the structure and function of the invention,…
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Tucker IP Law Blog

Tucker IP Law Blog

Focuses on legal issues involving patents, trademarks, and personal injury.

http://www.tuckeriplaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    Car Accident Attorney Review of Germany v. Darby

    Car Accident Attorney Review of Germany v. Darby
    Will your accident attorney be able to seek Florida uninsured motorist compensation following a work related car accident? In the recent case of Germany v. Darby, an employee Earl Germany was injured in a car accident while driving a work…
  • Mar 2

    Supreme Court Says Exculpatory Clause Effective to Bar Negligence – Sanislo v. Give Kids The World, Inc.

    Supreme Court Says Exculpatory Clause Effective to Bar Negligence – Sanislo v. Give Kids The World, Inc.
    Personal Injury Attorney review of SANISLO v. GIVE KIDS THE WORLD, INC., No. SC12-2409 (Fla. Feb. 12, 2015) relating to exculpatory clauses. Give Kids the World, Inc., (Give Kids the World) a non-profit located near Disney World, endeavors to…
  • Dec 25

    Basics of Design Patent Law

    Basics of Design Patent Law
    My patent law office often receives calls from inventors seeking to protect their invention but are unsure whether they should file a utility patent or a design patent. Utility patents can protect the structure and function of the invention,…
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Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers South Florida car accident, product liability and wrongful death news. By Friedland Law Group.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Arrests have been made in Two Separate Florida PIP Fraud Scam

    Arrests have been made in Two Separate Florida PIP Fraud Scam
      Many of the 10 million or so auto accidents reported each year in the United States go much deeper than the dents and scratches you see on the surface. Some of these accidents are staged or never happened at all. Yet the cost to…
  • Jun 11

    As 2015 Hurricane Season begins, South Florida Roads become Deadly

    As 2015 Hurricane Season begins, South Florida Roads become Deadly
    As “summer” is approaching and Hurricane Season begins, driving on Florida roads and highways is a dangerous stunt that can be deadly. Early this morning separate ends of South Florida were tied up with traffic as a result of 3…
  • Jun 1

    Florida Supreme Court Rules in Favor of UCF and Grants Sovereign Immunity in Ereck Plancher Case.

    Florida Supreme Court Rules in Favor of UCF and Grants Sovereign Immunity in Ereck Plancher Case.
      In its ruling of May 28, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court partially uphold the Fifth District Court of Appeals’ holding that the University of Central Florida Athletics Association (UCFAA) is entitled to limited sovereign immunity…
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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/
  • Jun 23

    Important Reminders Regarding Disclosure

    Important Reminders Regarding Disclosure
    In April of last year, my colleague, David Fowler shared a post about a seller’s obligation in a residential sale to disclose facts or conditions about the property that have a substantial impact on its value or desirability, and that…
  • Apr 9

    How to Pay Twice for Your Construction Project

    How to Pay Twice for Your Construction Project
    I know what you’re thinking. No sensible person would ever pay twice for a construction project. But the following scenario is, unfortunately, an all-too common reality for many property owners: One day, you’re enjoying the view…
  • Apr 2

    Best Practices for Landlord

    Best Practices for Landlord
    Are you a landlord? It’s a good position to be in, whether you’re a commercial landlord or a residential one. You can build equity in real estate and generate cash flow. Who doesn’t like that? As a landlord, you’ve…
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Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident…

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
  • Jun 22

    More Details Revealed About Horrific Cruise Ship Attack

    More Details Revealed About Horrific Cruise Ship Attack
    A lawsuit has been filed in the brutal beating of a cruise passenger that we mentioned on our blog a few weeks ago. With the filing of the lawsuit, the victim’s attorney has revealed the carelessness of the cruise line that contributed…
  • Jun 1

    Food Safety on Cruises is Often Overlooked

    Food Safety on Cruises is Often Overlooked
    If you are a passenger on a cruise, you may be aware of a number of potential hazards (especially if you are a regular reader of this blog). You may be aware of slippery floors, excursion accidents, mechanical failures, and a number of other…
  • May 1

    Three People Injured on a Cruise, Yet Nobody Knows Why

    Three People Injured on a Cruise, Yet Nobody Knows Why
    When there is an injury—and especially multiple injuries—from almost any cause, the media and investigators are often all over the story. The public is provided with so much information, so quickly, that some of it is often…
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Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Provides personal injury news and tips. By Morgan Law Group.

http://www.sarasotainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS IN SARASOTA AND BRADENTON

    PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS IN SARASOTA AND BRADENTON
                      Florida has some of the highest pedestrian accident rates in the country. Florida also has laws designed to protect pedestrians. The injuries…
  • Jun 10

    SARASOTA AND MANATEE COUNTY PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT ATTORNEY

    SARASOTA AND MANATEE COUNTY PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT ATTORNEY
    Sarasota and Bradenton pedestrian accidents happen in a number of ways. Many times pedestrian accidents occur when someone is working on the side of the road or playing in the street. For example, a pedestrian accident can occur from:…
  • May 20

    POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL (PTC) COULD HAVE PREVENTED AMTRAK TRAGEDY

    POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL (PTC) COULD HAVE PREVENTED AMTRAK TRAGEDY
    An Amtrak train derailment along the extremely busy “Northeast Corridor” killed eight people and injured more than 200 others. It has been reported that the train was traveling at 106 miles per hour when it went around a sharp…
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Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 22

    State Agency Requests Records - Just Say No!

    State Agency Requests Records - Just Say No!
    In just another case where the Department of Business and Profession Regulation ("DBPR") attempts to be larger than the law, a Recommended Order was issued on May 29th, 2015, stopping DBPR in its tracks. In Thompson Cigars, Case No: 14-3471,…
  • May 5

    FL Tax Litigation Alert - McLane Takes on Division To Take Down Tobacco Taxe

    FL Tax Litigation Alert - McLane Takes on Division To Take Down Tobacco Taxe
    Over the past few years, we have been intricately involved in ongoing litigation with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco ("ABT"). There still remains ongoing litigation in…
  • Apr 27

    Florida Seeks to Amend Wholesale Tobacco Tax Law

    Florida Seeks to Amend Wholesale Tobacco Tax Law
    Over the past few years, taxpayers throughout Florida have been in a never ending battle with Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco ("ABT). At the forefront is the Micjo issue. Micjo…
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