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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/
  • Apr 18

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate
    In any document search allowing defendants’ custodians to conduct their own searches is much like allowing the fox to guard the henhouse. Even focused and disciplined custodial collections can be fraught with problems. Example Email…
  • Apr 15

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act
    Why is GM in so much trouble? This is not the first time that corporate America has placed consumers in the middle of cross-hairs of certain injury or death. And, it is not the first time for GM either. We have plenty of lessons. Sadly the…
  • Apr 14

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention
    (This article was originally published in the March 2014 Issue of the Journal, published by the Florida Justice Association. The article is reprinted here by permission of the author) According to the Centers for Disease Control and…
Rank this Week: 497

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers corporate fraud, defective designs, accidents and product liability. By Searcy Law Firm.

http://www.searcylaw.com/blog
  • Apr 18

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate
    In any document search allowing defendants’ custodians to conduct their own searches is much like allowing the fox to guard the henhouse. Even focused and disciplined custodial collections can be fraught with problems. Example Email…
  • Apr 15

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act
    Why is GM in so much trouble? This is not the first time that corporate America has placed consumers in the middle of cross-hairs of certain injury or death. And, it is not the first time for GM either. We have plenty of lessons. Sadly the…
  • Apr 14

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention
    (This article was originally published in the March 2014 Issue of the Journal, published by the Florida Justice Association. The article is reprinted here by permission of the author) According to the Centers for Disease Control and…
Rank this Week: 432

Law Office of Dana L. Manner Blog

Law Office of Dana L. Manner Blog

Covers Florida lemon law.

http://mannerlaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    Tesla Lemon Law Case with Vince Megna

    Tesla Lemon Law Case with Vince Megna
            Vince Megna “King of Lemons” posted video of his most recent high profile lemon law cases involving a Tesla.
  • Apr 18

    NACA 2014 Auto Fraud Conference

    NACA 2014 Auto Fraud Conference
    I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking at the National Association of Consumer Advocates 2014 Auto Fraud Conference in San Diego, California. The conference, which begins on April 24, 2014 will be attended by consumer advocate…
  • Jan 22

    FTC’s “Operation Steer Clear” Drives Home That Auto Ads Must Be Truthful

    FTC’s “Operation Steer Clear” Drives Home That Auto Ads Must Be Truthful
    The Federal Trade Commission announced  that nine auto dealers agreed to settle deceptive advertising charges, and the agency is taking action against a 10th dealer, in a nationwide sweep focusing on the sale, financing, and leasing of…
Rank this Week: 1325

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Apr 18

    RELATIONSHIP SERIES – PART 3

    RELATIONSHIP SERIES – PART 3
    Our Relationships Series previously has covered the unique estate planning challenges faced by blended families and by same-sex and other unmarried couples.  Today we will address another group that is in dire need of proper planning:…
  • Apr 4

    THE LATEST DO-IT-YOURSELF NIGHTMARE

    THE LATEST DO-IT-YOURSELF NIGHTMARE
    We are constantly warning clients and friends alike of the dangers of do-it-yourself estate planning.  The odds are just too high that a fill-in-the-blanks estate plan will fail.  We hate to say we told you so, but here it is…
  • Mar 24

    RELATIONSHIP SERIES – PART 2

    RELATIONSHIP SERIES – PART 2
    Scenario No.1 – Single Mom with Kids Marries Single Dad with Kids   Although this type of “stepfamily” is becoming more and more common, it comes with significant hurdles to overcome.  If you are part of a blended…
Rank this Week: 4331

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    RELATIONSHIP SERIES – PART 3

    RELATIONSHIP SERIES – PART 3
    Our Relationships Series previously has covered the unique estate planning challenges faced by blended families and by same-sex and other unmarried couples.  Today we will address another group that is in dire need of proper planning:…
  • Apr 4

    THE LATEST DO-IT-YOURSELF NIGHTMARE

    THE LATEST DO-IT-YOURSELF NIGHTMARE
    We are constantly warning clients and friends alike of the dangers of do-it-yourself estate planning.  The odds are just too high that a fill-in-the-blanks estate plan will fail.  We hate to say we told you so, but here it is…
  • Mar 24

    RELATIONSHIP SERIES – PART 2

    RELATIONSHIP SERIES – PART 2
    Scenario No.1 – Single Mom with Kids Marries Single Dad with Kids   Although this type of “stepfamily” is becoming more and more common, it comes with significant hurdles to overcome.  If you are part of a blended…
Rank this Week: 1433

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2029

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
  • Apr 18

    Income Inequality Argument Presumes Finite Wealth Creation

    Income Inequality Argument Presumes Finite Wealth Creation
    Much has been said about the growing “problem” of America’s income inequality. It’s been written that the top one percent of households account for 43 percent of business income and 75 percent of capital gains. This is…
  • Apr 11

    Think Your Estate Plan Isn’t Important? Think Again.

    Think Your Estate Plan Isn’t Important? Think Again.
    While I don’t usually agree with New York Times columnist and Nobel economist Paul Krugman, he points out in a recent column that six of the 10 wealthiest Americans have inherited their wealth rather than earning it as self-made…
  • Apr 4

    Nuptial Agreement Often a Necessary Estate Planning Tool

    Nuptial Agreement Often a Necessary Estate Planning Tool
    “Tom and Nancy” recently entered into marriage, the second time for each. Tom has three adult children from his prior marriage and Nancy has two adult children from hers. When they arrived at my office to discuss updating their…
Rank this Week: 1379

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.guntrustlawyer.com/
  • Apr 17

    ATF eForms back online within the week

    ATF eForms back online within the week
    Today Marvin G. Richardson, Deputy Assistant Director of the ATF Enforcement Programs and Services sent a letter stating that ATF eForms is expected online this week.The ATF has reduced the backlog of applications from 80,000 to 73,000.Adding…
  • Apr 17

    Status Update on 41P

    Status Update on 41P
    The Americans Opposed to ATF 41P reported today that the American Silencer Association has talks with the ATF during the Shot Show where the ATF stated that they never anticipated the number of comments to 41P that they received and...
  • Apr 9

    Ohio Bill to allow Hunting with Suppressor

    Ohio Bill to allow Hunting with Suppressor
    The Ohio House passed a bill to allow hunting for some game species. The legislation that would permit the use of suppressors while hunting white-tailed deer, rabbits, squirrels and other game. The suppressors would need to be legal and…
Rank this Week: 504

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/
  • Apr 17

    Task Force Members Push for Constitutional Amendment on Med Mal Cap

    Task Force Members Push for Constitutional Amendment on Med Mal Cap
    The members of a 2002 task force appointed by former Governor Jeb Bush are calling for a constitutional amendment in an effort to combat a Florida Supreme Court decision that struck down caps on certain medical malpractice awards. The task…
  • Apr 16

    Bikers Ride to Tallahassee in Effort to Increase Penalties in Motorcycle Accident

    Bikers Ride to Tallahassee in Effort to Increase Penalties in Motorcycle Accident
    Hundreds of motorcycle riders arrived at the State Capital earlier this week in an effort to demand lawmakers enforce stricter punishment on motorists that injure bikers on the road. The motorcyclists are supporting bills in the Florida…
  • Apr 11

    FedEx Truck and Bus Carrying Teenage Students Collide, Ten Dead

    FedEx Truck and Bus Carrying Teenage Students Collide, Ten Dead
    More than forty high school students were confronted with a tragic situation Thursday evening as a FedEx tractor-trailer drove across a grassy highway median and slammed into a bus carrying the students. The students were on their way to…
Rank this Week: 1429

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/
  • Apr 17

    Coast Guard Targeting Potentially Hazardous Cruise Ship

    Coast Guard Targeting Potentially Hazardous Cruise Ship
    Last month the Coast Guard started surprise inspections of cruise ships it has flagged as potentially hazardous to passenger safety. The Coast Guard's reason for stepping up inspections of problem cruise ships is because the regular…
  • Apr 15

    Kenneth M. Myers Bayside Park Animal Sculpture Severs College Student's Finger

    Kenneth M. Myers Bayside Park Animal Sculpture Severs College Student's Finger
    The Miami personal injury attorneys of Brais, Brais & Rusak have been retained by a college student who suffered a partially severed finger injury due to moving metal horse sculpture located at Kenneth M. Myers Bayside Park in Coconut…
  • Apr 11

    Carnival Sunshine's Pool Deck Unreasonably Slippery?

    Carnival Sunshine's Pool Deck Unreasonably Slippery?
    We have received multiple calls from passengers who have slipped and fallen on the Carnival Sunshine cruise ship in recent months. The Sunshine was launched in 1995 under the name Destiny. The ship was in service since 1995 before being…
Rank this Week: 1110

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/
  • Apr 17

    Sweet irony: Florida man named "cocaine" arrested on drug charge

    Sweet irony: Florida man named "cocaine" arrested on drug charge
    Talk about bad karma...Florida native Edward Cocaine was arrested earlier this week on felony drug possession. Per the Pembroke Pines Police Department report, Mr. Cocaine was stopped for a traffic violation as he had an obscured…
  • Apr 9

    St. Petersburg teacher arrested after drunken rampage

    St. Petersburg teacher arrested after drunken rampage
    From the BayNews9 website, a local teacher is facing felony charges after going on an alcohol binge... 30-year-old Keesha Graham will not want to bring this up at her next show-and-tell. The St. Petersburg second-grade teacher was arrested…
  • Apr 4

    Pinellas Park man attacked, three teens arrested

    Pinellas Park man attacked, three teens arrested
    A local crime story from the Tampa Bay Times that brings up some interesting questions about juvenile crime versus adult criminal charges. 16 year-old A. Peterson made his first appearance in the Pinellas county juvenile court yesterday…
Rank this Week: 992

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law

Covers changes in Florida law in the area of estate planning, tax law and probate law. By Marc J. Soss.

http://blog.fl-estateplanning.com
  • Apr 17

    What Kind Of Inheritance Do You Owe Your Kids?

    What Kind Of Inheritance Do You Owe Your Kids?
    “I don’t believe in inheriting money,” CNN host recently told Howard Stern on Stern’s radio show, a son of designer and heiress Gloria Vanderbilt: “I think it’s an initiative sucker. I think it’s…
  • Apr 16

    WINDSOR'S IMPACT ON RETIREMENT PLANS FOR SAME SEX COUPLES

    WINDSOR'S IMPACT ON RETIREMENT PLANS FOR SAME SEX COUPLES
    Under IRS Notice 2014-19, qualified retirement plan administrators must recognize same-sex spouses of legally married participants as of June 26, 2013. The retroactive date coincides with the date of the Supreme Court issued its decision in…
  • Apr 9

    LAST MINUTE IRA CONTRIBUTION TIPS

    LAST MINUTE IRA CONTRIBUTION TIPS
    Last minute retirement benefits that you should utilize: Contribute For Your Spouse: If you’re married and at least one spouse is employed (and you’re not earning above the IRS income thresholds), the working spouse can…
Rank this Week: 1951

The Florida Legal Blog

The Florida Legal Blog

Focuses Florida appellate and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decisions. By Jeffrey Kuntz.

http://www.floridalegalblog.org/
  • Apr 17

    Florida Supreme Court: Pregnancy Discrimination Covered by Florida Civil Rights Act

    Florida Supreme Court: Pregnancy Discrimination Covered by Florida Civil Rights Act
    In Delva v. The Continental Group, Inc. (SC12-2315), the Florida Supreme Court held that pregnancy discrimination is covered by the Florida Civil Rights Act. Justice Pariente wrote the majority opinion and was joined by Justices Quince,…
  • Mar 26

    Dismissal With Prejudice for Discovery Violations Reversed

    Dismissal With Prejudice for Discovery Violations Reversed
    In PNC Bank, N.A. v. Duque (4D12-1799), the Fourth District reversed a trial court's order dismissing a complaint with prejudice as a result of discovery violations. In this foreclosure action, the defendant served numerous discovery requests…
  • Mar 18

    Fifth District Affirms and Issues Sanctions Order On Own Motion

    Fifth District Affirms and Issues Sanctions Order On Own Motion
    In Badgley v. SunTrust Mortgage (5D13-2500), the Fifth District affirmed the trial court's sanction order and, sua sponte, ordered "order Badgley and her attorney to pay, in equal amounts, the reasonable attorneys' fees and…
Rank this Week: 1120

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Apr 17

    The Rape Shield Statute Does Not Apply to All Sex Crime

    The Rape Shield Statute Does Not Apply to All Sex Crime
    In the case of Deven Cooper versus the State of Florida, Mr. Cooper was convicted of the crimes of lewd or lascivious battery and molestation.  At his trial, Cooper’s lawyer was not allowed to question Cooper’s accuser about…
  • Apr 11

    Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder is Set Free After 25 Year

    Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder is Set Free After 25 Year
    It is often because of DNA evidence that wrongfully-convicted people are released from prison.  However, as the following New York Times story demonstrates, that is not always the case. By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD April 8, 2014 A…
  • Apr 4

    Sending Child Pornography From Your Cell Phone to Your Computer is Not Necessarily a Crime

    Sending Child Pornography From Your Cell Phone to Your Computer is Not Necessarily a Crime
    In the case of the United States versus Michael Grzybowicz, Mr. Grzybowicz was charged with, among other things, committing the federal crime of distributing child pornography.  That charge was based upon evidence that four pictures of…
Rank this Week: 2048

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

http://www.maritimeinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Important Florida State Appellate Court Decision Strikes Down Applicability of Florida Offer of Judgment Statute In Maritime Case

    Important Florida State Appellate Court Decision Strikes Down Applicability of Florida Offer of Judgment Statute In Maritime Case
    Many years ago, I handled the case of Royal Caribbean Corporation v. Modesto, 614 So. 2d 517 (Fla. 3rd D.C.A 1992). I argued the case before our Intermediate State Appellate Court, the Third District Court of Appeal, where the issue was…
  • Mar 31

    Senator Rockefeller Continues to Speak Out About Cruise Ship Safety

    Senator Rockefeller Continues to Speak Out About Cruise Ship Safety
    This is an interesting press release that came out on, March 2, 2014, from Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, discussing a statement that he submitted to the national transportation and safety board, which is currently holding hearings…
  • Sep 17

    Costa Concordia to Finally Be Taken Away

    Costa Concordia to Finally Be Taken Away
    Delayed by three hours because of strong thunderstorms, the unprecedented operation of salvaging the massive Costa Concordia cruise liner began today, September 16, 2013 in the Giglio Island. With a process known as par buckling, crews are…
Rank this Week: 2035

Tampa Bay Employment Law

Tampa Bay Employment Law

Covers labor and employment law developments in the Tampa Bay area and across the State of Florida. By Kwall, Showers & Barack, P.A.

http://tampabayemploymentlaw.com
  • Apr 17

    Florida Supreme Court: Florida Law Prohibits Pregnancy Discrimination

    Florida Supreme Court: Florida Law Prohibits Pregnancy Discrimination
    As those of us who represent employees in Florida have long suspected, the Florida Supreme Court confirmed today that pregnancy discrimination is a prohibited by the Florida Civil Rights Act (“FCRA”). Although it is not…
  • Nov 8

    Senate Votes to Protect LGBT Workers from Discrimination

    Senate Votes to Protect LGBT Workers from Discrimination
    Yesterday, the United States Senate voted (64-32) to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (“ENDA”). Although ten republican senators voted in favor of the legislation, there is little hope that it will pass the…
  • Oct 22

    Florida Minimum Wage to Increase to $7.93

    Florida Minimum Wage to Increase to $7.93
    The Department of Economic Opportunity has announced a 14-cent increase in the minimum wage.  As of January 1, 2014, the minimum wage in Florida will increase from $7.79 per hour to $7.93 per hour.  For tipped employees, the hourly…
Rank this Week: 4679

Florida Asset Protection &…

Florida Asset Protection & Estate Planning

Covers asset protection and estate planning. By C. Randolph Coleman.

http://blog.thecolemanlawfirm.net
  • Apr 17

    Most Important Parts of Estate Planning Can't Get Legislated Away

    Most Important Parts of Estate Planning Can't Get Legislated Away
    <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt">There is always a media swarm around the death of a celebrity, especially when they’re young, active in their careers, beloved, and tragic. The death of actor…
  • Feb 24

    Welcome D. Kent Sausaman, JD, MBA, LLM to The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC

    Welcome D. Kent Sausaman, JD, MBA, LLM to The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC
    <font face="Verdana" style="font-size: 16px;">We take great pride and pleasure in welcoming D. Kent Sausaman to The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC.</font> <div><img…
  • Feb 19

    Durable Power of Attorneys for Medicaid Planning

    Durable Power of Attorneys for Medicaid Planning
    <font face="Verdana">Most elderly people who need skilled nursing care usually do not have legal capacity to sign appropriate documents to restructure their assets and qualify for Medicaid benefits to pay for nursing…
Rank this Week: 4391

FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
Rank this Week: 1699

The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

The Lien Zone is a construction law blog for Florida contractors. It includes forms, infographics, videos and articles.

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • Apr 17

    Construction in Miami: Measuring Up [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Construction in Miami: Measuring Up [INFOGRAPHIC]
    Miami has never been a city to be taken for granted. From its ever growing skyline to many architectural firsts, Miami continues to shine at a time when many cities are struggling. The folks at thelienzone.com have created an infographic…
  • Apr 10

    Building with paper

    Building with paper
    All of you involved in construction surely believe you have the ability to make a simple paper toy, right? Well let’s see. Show us how well you can cut out and build the attached papercraft dump truck. Print each of the two pages on…
  • Apr 8

    Construction defects or mistakes in construction: when and how to fix

    Construction defects or mistakes in construction: when and how to fix
    Contractors who discover construction defects or mistakes in their work face two challenges: ignore them and risk liability, or fix the problems and risk destroying evidence – also known as “spoliation.” If litigation…
Rank this Week: 2800

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    H1B Visas are no longer available for 2015!

    H1B Visas are no longer available for 2015!
    This is just an example of the overload of applications that are being sent to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). USCIS received 172,500 H1B petitions from the when it began taking applications on April 1, 2014…
  • Apr 15

    Collect on a Final Judgment in Florida

    Collect on a Final Judgment in Florida
    Scenario: You sued someone and won! Congratulations! Now, how do you get your money? It is more than likely that the opposing party is not going to just hand over the money, otherwise there would not have been a suit in the first place. The…
  • Apr 10

    Learn from CNBC’s “The Profit:” Have an Attorney Draft Your Florida Corporate Document

    Learn from CNBC’s “The Profit:” Have an Attorney Draft Your Florida Corporate Document
    After their appearance on CNBC’s new television show “The Profit,” featuring Marcus Lemonis, Sweet Pete’s in Jacksonville, Florida made news due to the major fight between the business partners. Disputes between…
Rank this Week: 1137

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/
Rank this Week: 1988

Legal News You Can Use

Legal News You Can Use

Covers auto accidents, drug safety, and dog bites. By Michael E. Seelie, PA.

http://seelielaw.com/blog
  • Apr 16

    Nissan Recalls vehicles for Airbag Failure

    Nissan Recalls vehicles for Airbag Failure
    Nissan is recalling model year 2013-2014 Altima, LEAF, Pathfinder, and Sentra, model year 2013 NV200 and Infiniti JX35 and also 2014 Infiniti Q50 and QX60 vehicles. The occupant classification system (OCS) software may incorrectly classify…
  • Jan 4

    Park Pharmacy and Compounding Recall

    Park Pharmacy and Compounding Recall
    August 23, 2013, Irvine, Ca. Park Pharmacy & Compounding Center is voluntarily recalling two lots of products Methylcobalamin 5mg/ml 30ml Amber Vials Lot #06132013@1 Exp: 12/10/2013 and Multitrace-5 Concentrate 10ml Amber Vials Lot…
  • Nov 25

    Premise Liability- Failure to Maintain Hedge

    Premise Liability- Failure to Maintain Hedge
    A 9 year old boy was hit by a motorist and suffered fatal injuries when the motor vehicle, while approaching a drive way surrounded by hedges, turned to the right and moved across the sidewalk. Claiming the hedges were too high, the…
Rank this Week: 4484

Ayo and Iken PLC Blog

Ayo and Iken PLC Blog

Covers Florida divorce, custody, paternity, and child support.

http://www.18884mydivorce.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Negative Home Equity and Property Division in a Florida Divorce

    Negative Home Equity and Property Division in a Florida Divorce
    The housing crisis led to a slew of foreclosures and many more people struggling to make mortgage payments on their home despite being severely upside down. This is a particular problem here in Florida, which is one of the states that was…
  • Mar 23

    Three Ways To Improve Prospects in a Florida Child Custody Case

    Three Ways To Improve Prospects in a Florida Child Custody Case
    By Attorney Howard Iken: While child custody cases can be difficult on both parents and their children, parents who are able to amicably develop a parenting plan with timeshare arrangements that are mutually acceptable can significantly ease…
  • Feb 18

    Action News Interviews Attorney Howard Iken

    Action News Interviews Attorney Howard Iken
    Attorney Howard Iken discusses peak in divorce filings at Valentine’s Day each year. Each year many different effects come together to form a perfect storm of divorce filings. The holidays always bring high expectations and hard…
Rank this Week: 2718

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: 965

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    Filing Bankruptcy Case - Amount of Filing Fee

    Filing Bankruptcy Case - Amount of Filing Fee
    A filing fee needs to be paid to the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court when a bankruptcy case is filed. The Judicial Conference of the United States Court announced that effective June 1, 2014, the filing fees for filing a bankruptcy will go up…
  • Apr 13

    Property Excluded from the Bankruptcy Estate - Mere Bare Legal Title

    Property Excluded from the Bankruptcy Estate - Mere Bare Legal Title
    The bankruptcy code provides that the bankruptcy estate includes, with certain exceptions, all legal or equitable interests of the debtor as of the date of the filing of the bankruptcy case. 11 U.S.C. § 541 (a). Section 541 (d), though…
  • Apr 13

    Bankruptcy Schedules - Complete Disclosure of Assets Required

    Bankruptcy Schedules - Complete Disclosure of Assets Required
    The recent case of Javier Milian vs. Wells Fargo & Company, et al,, Case 13-CV-22201-KMM (February 18, 2014) illustrates the importance of a person completing his bankruptcy schedules fully and accurately - including as to unfixed and…
Rank this Week: 2543

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/
  • Apr 16

    Cruise Line Accused Of Subjecting Crew To “Slave-like” Working Condition

    Cruise Line Accused Of Subjecting Crew To “Slave-like” Working Condition
    Our Florida Cruise Ship Accident Attorneys have dedicated their decades of experience to representing cruise ship passengers that are injured by the acts or omissions of the cruise ship industry and its employees. However, as this blog…
  • Apr 14

    Gastrointestinal Disease Strikes Royal Caribbean Cruise Out Of Baltimore

    Gastrointestinal Disease Strikes Royal Caribbean Cruise Out Of Baltimore
    Saturday, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines’ Grandeur of the Seas returned to Baltimore from a seven day journey during which a number of passengers suffered from a gastrointestinal illness causing symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea. The…
  • Apr 3

    Royal Caribbean Encounters More Difficulties As Two Ships Suffer Problems Returning To Port

    Royal Caribbean Encounters More Difficulties As Two Ships Suffer Problems Returning To Port
    Over the weekend Royal Caribbean’s was struck another blow when two of its ships, the Adventure of the Seas and the Navigator of the Seas, had problems returning to port. The Adventure of the Seas lost propulsion Saturday night after…
Rank this Week: 3797

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/
  • Apr 15

    Please Don't Text and Drive: Leading Cause of Auto Accidents in Tampa Bay, Florida

    Please Don't Text and Drive: Leading Cause of Auto Accidents in Tampa Bay, Florida
    Texting + driving = bad things happen. My husband, a twenty year veteran DUI officer in St. Petersburg, Florida shows me gruesome car accident photos now and again that help keep me in line. As a result, I run less red lights that still…
  • Jan 19

    BP Settlement Intended to Simplify Proof is Under Attack

    BP Settlement Intended to Simplify Proof is Under Attack
    On behalf of our Florida clients with BP oil spill claims we are pleased about a recent victory, but the fight is still underway. The well known BP oil spill settlement agreement reached in mid-2012 shortly before trial resulted in a…
  • Oct 14

    BP Wins Appeal to Modify (Reduce) Economic Loss Claims.

    BP Wins Appeal to Modify (Reduce) Economic Loss Claims.
    Just as our Tampa Bay, Florida BP oil spill claims are heading toward the finish line, the rules are changing. We believe the new narrower guidelines will likely have a larger impact on our Florida based claims due to the increased distance…
Rank this Week: 2146

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida truck accidents involving moving trucks, tractor trailers, and rental trucks. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridatruckingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    How Will You Pay for the Injuries Sustained in Your Trucking Collision?

    How Will You Pay for the Injuries Sustained in Your Trucking Collision?
    Unexpected medical expenses are the leading cause of personal bankruptcy across the country, according to some studies. Even motorists who have excellent medical coverage and car insurance often find themselves paying substantial amounts…
  • Apr 10

    New Study About Fatigue Could be Key in Reducing Trucking Accident Rates in Homestead and Other Citie

    New Study About Fatigue Could be Key in Reducing Trucking Accident Rates in Homestead and Other Citie
    There is some good news when it comes to the number of serious car accidents in Homestead and other U.S. communities. Between 2012 and 2013, the number of fatal automobile crashes across the nation dropped about three percent while the number…
  • Apr 8

    How Cargo Theft Can Cause Injuries for Truckers in Miami and Other Citie

    How Cargo Theft Can Cause Injuries for Truckers in Miami and Other Citie
    According to Florida Highway Patrol, cargo theft is a major concern across the state. While it does not get as much attention as trucking accidents in Miami and other cities, it is a huge problem for the industry and for truck drivers. Not…
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South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news concerning domestic violence, gun offenses, sex offenses and immigration status. By Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Proposed 2014 Revisions to Federal Sentencing Guideline

    Proposed 2014 Revisions to Federal Sentencing Guideline
    Federal Sentencing has been praised and pilloried since 1984 when the Sentencing Commission, a creature of the Congress, was created. Over the years it has been seen as race neutral, gender neutral, and fair. Heralded as removing judges…
  • Jan 17

    Doctors Charged in Pain Clinic “Pill Mill” Case

    Doctors Charged in Pain Clinic “Pill Mill” Case
    A concerted drive by the U.S. Attorney’s Office and a task force comprised of State and Federal agencies, police and sheriff agencies in Broward, Dade and Palm Beach County has resulted in over a dozen major cases in Florida and U.S.…
  • Jan 16

    Sealing and Expunging in Florida

    Sealing and Expunging in Florida
    Florida provides a limited opportunity to seal and or expunge criminal records. The good news is not as good as one would hope and the bad news is a deal breaker. Here's what is going on... First: sealing and expunging doesn't erase your…
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Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Broward Pedestrian Accidents a Serious, Ongoing Safety Threat

    Broward Pedestrian Accidents a Serious, Ongoing Safety Threat
    Recently in Weston, a hit-and-run driver struck a pedestrian on U.S. 27, causing the adult male victim to suffer serious injuries. He was rushed to the hospital for treatment. Authorities are looking for the driver, but our pedestrian…
  • Apr 10

    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month in Florida

    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month in Florida
    Distracted driving is a major problem in Florida, with the state highway patrol reporting nearly 40,000 crashes, 33,000 injuries and more than 200 deaths each year can be attributed to drivers who weren't giving the road their full attention.…
  • Apr 4

    Florida Lawmakers Wrangle Over Red-Light Camera

    Florida Lawmakers Wrangle Over Red-Light Camera
    As Fort Lauderdale car accident attorneys, we note that one of the most common causes of serious and fatal crashes is red-light running. Red-light cameras were born of the idea that because this action is so dangerous, there had to be a way…
Rank this Week: 4694

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers expungements, drug offenses, domestic violence and other criminal offenses in Florida. By the Sammis Law Firm.

http://criminal-defense-attorney-tampa.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    The Smarter Sentencing Act - Tell Congress We Want Smarter Sentencing!

    The Smarter Sentencing Act - Tell Congress We Want Smarter Sentencing!
    One of the benefits of belonging to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is getting updates on their efforts to encourage Congress to make better laws.NACDL uses congressional district working periods as opportunities…
  • Apr 4

    What is DLAP? Drive Legal Again Program in Hillsborough County, FL

    What is DLAP? Drive Legal Again Program in Hillsborough County, FL
    The State Attorney's Office in Hillsborough County is using a new type of misdemeanor diversion program for anyone charged with a first or second criminal traffic citation for the offense of either:no valid driver’s license;…
  • Mar 10

    Tampa Police Department is Impounding Vehicles and Imposing $500 Civil Penalty under Tampa Code Section 14-30

    Tampa Police Department is Impounding Vehicles and Imposing $500 Civil Penalty under Tampa Code Section 14-30
    Forfeiture is a corrupting cash cow for the Tampa Police Department. By taking a person's vehicle and then charging them hundreds of dollars in towing and storing charges the Tampa Police Department is leaving families in financial ruin.Then…
Rank this Week: 2107

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Social Security Considering Changes to Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis Listing

    Social Security Considering Changes to Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis Listing
    The Social Security Administration has proposed several changes to the "listed" impairments, which can qualify an individual to receive Social Security Disability Income. The listing for "epilepsy", under section 11.02 and 11.03. …
  • Mar 27

    Expedited Social Security for Veteran

    Expedited Social Security for Veteran
    The Social Security Administration has announced that effective March 17, 2014, it will expedited disability claims for veterans receiving VA service-connected compensation benefits and who have a rating of 100% "permanent and total"…
  • Feb 27

    Veterans Receive Expedited Social Security Processing

    Veterans Receive Expedited Social Security Processing
    The Social Security Administration has announced that it has instituted a new policy aimed at speeding up applications of wounded warriors. The new process applies only to Veterans who were injured after October 1, 2001. Veterans…
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Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Florida Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridainjuryattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Bicycle Accidents: When a Cyclist is Struck By a Car

    Bicycle Accidents: When a Cyclist is Struck By a Car
    People who ride bikes have likely experienced - or know someone who has experienced - a crash of some kind. Some incidents, such as slipping off the edge of a road or losing control on a soft shoulder and ending up in the ditch, may leave you…
  • Apr 11

    Fatal Car Accidents: General Motors Faulty Ignition Switche

    Fatal Car Accidents: General Motors Faulty Ignition Switche
    General Motors Company has been in the news recently regarding a number of its cars found to have faulty ignition switches. General Motors has voluntarily recalled over 1.6 million vehicles in response to this problem, but a new product…
  • Mar 21

    Car Seats: Simple Steps to Keep Children Safe.

    Car Seats: Simple Steps to Keep Children Safe.
    After helping thousands of families get back on their feet, our staff agrees that there is nothing worse than when one of the victims in an accident is a child. In many cases, the severity of the child's injuries was reduced by the correct…
Rank this Week: 2584

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 419

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: 826

Stock Broker Attorney Blog

Stock Broker Attorney Blog

Covers current investigations, opinions and industry news relating to securities arbitration, investment fraud, stockbroker or brokerage firm misconduct. By Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.

http://www.stockbrokerattorney.com/blog
  • Apr 14

    UBS Puerto Rico Investment Loss Claims Rise as Island Debt Downgraded to Junk Statu

    UBS Puerto Rico Investment Loss Claims Rise as Island Debt Downgraded to Junk Statu
    The nationally recognized investment fraud attorneys at Levin Papantonio are actively filing claims on behalf of investors who suffered unwarranted losses. UBS Financial Services of Puerto Rico routinely advised clients to take concentrated…
  • Apr 14

    What’s Wrong with Public Non-Traded REITs?

    What’s Wrong with Public Non-Traded REITs?
    A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) allows investors to own and operate income-producing real estate through a corporation. The real estate in a REIT can range from offices and apartment buildings to warehouses or timberlands. The benefit…
  • Sep 9

    He's Not Above The Law - But It's Still a Slap On The Wrist

    He's Not Above The Law - But It's Still a Slap On The Wrist
    According to Forbes, Philip Falcone is No. 377 on the list of the 1%, worth $1.2 billion as of March 2013 as well as one of the Top 40 hedge fund managers in the U.S. Except that he won't be doing that anymore - for awhile, anyway.  read…
Rank this Week: 3344

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida car accidents, premises liability, negligence and wrongful death law. By Alexis Izquierdo.

http://www.southflorida-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Crash Kills Two on Sawgrass Expressway

    Crash Kills Two on Sawgrass Expressway
    video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Kayla Mendoza crashed into another car while driving the wrong direction on the Sawgrass Expressway. Before the accident, Mendoza was at a bar and restaurant where she drank tequila…
  • Apr 14

    Child Killed Due to Car Crashing into Day Care Wall

    Child Killed Due to Car Crashing into Day Care Wall
    Last Wednesday, a girl was killed and 14 others were injured after a car smashed into a day care located in Orlando. The majority of the injured were children. The accident took place after a Toyota Solara convertible went out of control…
  • Mar 25

    Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act Signed Into Law

    Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act Signed Into Law
    Hurricane Isaac left its mark throughout the state of Florida causing damage to commercial and residential property. The damage, which includes flooding and physical destruction has resulted in a need for repairing, replacing, and restoring…
Rank this Week: 2233

Edwards Elder Law, P.A. Blog

Edwards Elder Law, P.A. Blog

Covers assisted living, elder law, estate planning, and long term care.

http://www.edwardselderlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3306

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: 4568

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/
  • Apr 14

    A Look at the Causes Behind Tractor Trailer Accidents in Florida: Part II

    A Look at the Causes Behind Tractor Trailer Accidents in Florida: Part II
    Each year, there are over 500,000 trucking crashes across the country and 5,000 such crashes result in at least one fatality, so over 500 people are killed each year by being involved in a truck incident . In any crash involving a…
  • Apr 7

    A Look at the Causes Behind Tractor Trailer Accidents in Florida: Part I

    A Look at the Causes Behind Tractor Trailer Accidents in Florida: Part I
    A search of the local news reveals that accidents involving commercial trucks, big rigs, tractor trailers, and 18 wheelers occur all too often in South Florida, with frequently deadly results. Recently, in Palm Beach, Florida, a large crane…
  • Mar 24

    How Black Box Technology Can Bring Violations to Light

    How Black Box Technology Can Bring Violations to Light
    For many years, truck drivers have been breaking the rules in order to get products to their destinations faster, whether on their own initiatives or at the urging of trucking companies looking at the financial bottom line. Even log books…
Rank this Week: 3532

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By The Aabbott Law Firm.

http://www.southfloridadivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2416

Southwest Florida Employment Law…

Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog

Covers discrimination, employee benefits, terminations, leave policies, unions, and wages & overtime. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.swflemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Employment Law IQ: Can a Church Employee be Fired for Having an Abortion?

    Employment Law IQ: Can a Church Employee be Fired for Having an Abortion?
    Consider the following hypothetical: Scenario: Amy is a receptionist for Judgment Day Church. The Church fires Amy after it learns that she had an elective abortion. The termination notice states that Amy is being terminated for violating a…
  • Mar 31

    Employment Law IQ: At Will Employment Disclaimers – A Violation of NLRB?

    Employment Law IQ: At Will Employment Disclaimers – A Violation of NLRB?
    Continuing in our series of Employment Law IQ, what would you do? Scenario:  Valerie recently graduated from FGCU and got her first job, a position as HR Director for Hire You Too, a local, non-union staffing agency. Though Hire You Too…
  • Mar 7

    2014 HR Law & Solutions Speaker Spotlight: Paul Macleish

    2014 HR Law &amp; Solutions Speaker Spotlight: Paul Macleish
    Final preparations are under way for our biggest event of the year — the HR Law & Solutions seminar, which will be held this year on April 1 at the Sanibel Harbour Resort. This year, we are excited to welcome back Paul Macleish as…
Rank this Week: 3303

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/
  • Apr 14

    Update: Condemnation of Underwater Mortgage

    Update: Condemnation of Underwater Mortgage
    Since our last update at the beginning of this year, Irvington, New Jersey has taken a small step toward the use of eminent domain to acquire underwater mortgages. In late March 2014, the Council of the Township of Irvington, in a 6 to 1…
  • Apr 9

    Residential Property Disclosures: Seller Beware!

    Residential Property Disclosures: Seller Beware!
    Lawsuits regarding nondisclosure of a home’s problems are becoming more prevalent. Historically, the rule of “caveat emptor” or “buyer beware” was the prevailing standard in residential transactions. However, the…
  • Mar 31

    What’s Going on with State Road 29?

    What’s Going on with State Road 29?
    The Florida Department of Transportation is studying State Road 29 in order to determine the need for transportation improvements in Immokalee. FDOT is taking a look at State Road 29 from Oil Well Road in Collier County to State Road 82 and…
Rank this Week: 1551

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    Judge Denies Motion for Yet another Trial in Case of Carpenter Injured in Falling Elevator

    Judge Denies Motion for Yet another Trial in Case of Carpenter Injured in Falling Elevator
    A New Jersey Superior Court judge earlier this month denied a motion for yet another trial in the case of a Sussex County carpenter who was injured in a 2005 elevator mishap as he was leaving work for the day. (1) This would have been the…
  • Mar 31

    Dangers of Distracted Driving Highlighted Throughout April

    Dangers of Distracted Driving Highlighted Throughout April
    Tomorrow begins National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and law enforcement officials in Somerset County as well as other communities will step up efforts to ensure motorists keep their eyes on the road. (1) Distracted driving is defined…
  • Mar 17

    Two Recent Blasts Serve as Reminders to Take Precautions to Avoid Gas Explosion

    Two Recent Blasts Serve as Reminders to Take Precautions to Avoid Gas Explosion
    In the past two weeks, two major explosions occurred in New Jersey and neighboring New York City, resulting in lost lives, numerous injuries and devastating property damage. Both explosions are suspected to be the result of natural gas…
Rank this Week: 2328

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
  • Apr 13

    SARL pour les Couples Mariés : Droit Préventif

    SARL pour les Couples Mariés : Droit Préventif
    Florida Business Journal a récemment publié un article sur les SARL pour les couples mariés intitulé « Comment divorcer – Protègez votre entreprise . «  Ici, à Boyer Law Firm,…
  • Apr 6

    Contrats de Floride : Types et Définition

    Contrats de Floride : Types et Définition
    Un contrat est un agrément entre deux ou plusieurs parties, qu’elles soient des individuels, des entités d’affaires ou des entités à but non lucratif. En raison de cette large définition, il y a…
  • Mar 30

    Pétition Familiale pour la Demande de Citoyenneté

    Pétition Familiale pour la Demande de Citoyenneté
    Un des chemins d’accès à la citoyenneté américaine peut être sous la forme d’une pétition familiale. Les citoyens américains et les Résidents Permanents Légaux (LPR)…
Rank this Week: 594