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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/
  • Jan 28

    Psychologist, Lisa Damour, on Talking About Pornography with Teenager

    Psychologist, Lisa Damour, on Talking About Pornography with Teenager
    Teens who aren’t taught about the ramifications of viewing certain kinds of pornography can get themselves in serious trouble that even an experienced Florida sex crime defense attorney can’t easily untangle. As a parent, you can…
  • Jan 19

    Prince Andrew Faces Sex Offender Allegations: Tied to Disgraced Financier, Jeffrey Epstein

    Prince Andrew Faces Sex Offender Allegations: Tied to Disgraced Financier, Jeffrey Epstein
    Allegations of sexual abuse involving minors can torch careers, destroy reputations and lead to jail time and other horrendous punishments… even if you’re a privileged Prince. To wit, consider that the Duke of York, Prince…
  • Jan 14

    Victims Sue Lottery-Winning Florida Sex Offender, After He Wins $3 Million

    Victims Sue Lottery-Winning Florida Sex Offender, After He Wins $3 Million
    Timothy Poole, a convicted Florida sex offender, made international headlines in December after he won a $3 million prize in the Florida scratch-off lottery. Now the two victims of Poole’s abuse – who were 9-years-old and…
Rank this Week: 759

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Jan 28

    Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk on Superbowl Sunday

    Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk on Superbowl Sunday
    Law enforcement officials throughout the state will be cracking down on drunk driving this Super Bowl weekend. It’s all a part of the national campaign “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk.” When it comes time for the big…
  • Jan 21

    Pasco Day Care Worker Accused of Kicking Toddler in Head

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

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

    Teen Killed, Two Injured in Head-On Collision on U.S. 301 in Zephyrhill
    A teenager was killed and two other people suffered serious injuries Monday morning in a head-on crash on U.S. 301 in Zephyrhills. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 16-year-old Tampa teen was driving a U-Haul rental truck south on…
Rank this Week: 3376

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Prevent Drunk Driving Accidents Following the Super Bowl

    Prevent Drunk Driving Accidents Following the Super Bowl
    The Super Bowl is a major event each year that can lead to drunk driving accidents that result in severe injury or death. Super Bowl parties start mid-afternoon and run into Sunday night, which means there are a large amount of intoxicated…
  • Jan 23

    Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on U.S. 441

    Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on U.S. 441
    A motorcyclist who collided with an SUV on U.S. 441 and was ejected into a ditch by the impact of the crash passed away at a local hospital Wednesday. The 65-year-old Ocala biker was transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center by ambulance…
  • Jan 21

    Two Disney Visitors Die After Riding Small World, Toy Story

    Two Disney Visitors Die After Riding Small World, Toy Story
    Two Disney World visitors died late last year after riding two of the resort’s tamer rides, according to a state report issued Wednesday. In one of the incidents, a 22-year-old woman with a pre-existing condition, lost consciousness…
Rank this Week: 4274

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/
Rank this Week: 4733

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sarasotainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    COMMON INJURIES FROM A SARASOTA OR BRADENTON CAR ACCIDENT

    COMMON INJURIES FROM A SARASOTA OR BRADENTON CAR ACCIDENT
    A Sarasota or Bradenton motor vehicle accident can cause injuries to any part of the body, but certain injuries occur more frequently than others. Many car accident victims sustain head or neck injuries. Closed head injuries are very common…
  • Jan 27

    FAR TOO MANY PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS ON 14TH STREET WEST IN BRADENTON

    FAR TOO MANY PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS ON 14TH STREET WEST IN BRADENTON
    On January 20, 2015, a 38-year-old woman was fatally injured as she tried to cross 14th Street West (US 41) in Bradenton, Florida. A second woman was also struck while crossing the same street at the same time and she sustained minor…
  • Dec 9

    SOME TRUCKING COMPANIES ARE FIGHTING REGULATIONS AIMED AT REDUCING FATIGUED TRUCK DRIVING

    SOME TRUCKING COMPANIES ARE FIGHTING REGULATIONS AIMED AT REDUCING FATIGUED TRUCK DRIVING
    Truck drivers are required by law to take a half hour break during the first eight hours of a shift. This provision which is required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) went into effect in July 2013. Some oversized and…
Rank this Week: 3184

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Florida DUI Checkpoints Prompt Viral Video

    Florida DUI Checkpoints Prompt Viral Video
    DUI checkpoints occur nearly every day across the country, and up to several times a week in Florida. While some states refuse to allow them, sobriety checkpoints have been deemed constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court and the Florida…
  • Jan 21

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

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

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

    Smith v. Florida - New Trial for Drug Defendant for Improper Testimony
    A man previously convicted of drug dealing has been given another trial, after Florida's First District Court of Appeal ruled certain testimony from a law enforcement officer was improperly admitted. According to court records in Smith v.…
Rank this Week: 1100

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Federal Appeals Court Reverses and Remands for New Trial in Mysterious Death Case

    Federal Appeals Court Reverses and Remands for New Trial in Mysterious Death Case
    In a recent decision, Collins v. Marriott International, Inc., the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reviewed an interesting case that involved the un-witnessed death of an Atlanta businessman at a Gulf resort in the Bahamas. At the trial…
  • Jan 21

    South Florida Federal Court Denies Motion to Dismiss in Product Liability Case

    South Florida Federal Court Denies Motion to Dismiss in Product Liability Case
    Even when performed safely, surgery presents a variety of different risks for a patient. However, not typically among the variety of different risks one considers prior to surgery is the possibility that medical equipment to be implanted is…
  • Jan 14

    Salazar v. Coello: A Look at Florida’s Medical Negligence Intent to Sue Requirement

    Salazar v. Coello: A Look at Florida’s Medical Negligence Intent to Sue Requirement
    Although initiating a lawsuit should be essentially the same regardless of the subject matter involved, many types of cases do require that a plaintiff engage in specialized procedures or risk having his or her claims lost. Among the most…
Rank this Week: 542

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law, including information on accidents and injuries in Orlando, and the state of Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 28

    Two Children Injured After Florida Hit and Run Accident

    Two Children Injured After Florida Hit and Run Accident
    When a child is young, a bike can give them a sense of freedom. They can ride to the store or a friend’s house. Children do not need a parent to shuttle them to everything, and many children embrace the sense of responsibility. They…
  • Jan 28

    Palm Coast Woman Killed, Children Injured in Bus Accident

    Palm Coast Woman Killed, Children Injured in Bus Accident
    A Florida bus accident injured at least 25 middle school students and killed the driver of a car in Palm Coast, Florida on January 7. The accident also injured two adults and sent parents scrambling to learn if their children had been injured…
  • Jan 28

    Court of Appeals Refuses to Reconsider Cruise Ship Case

    Court of Appeals Refuses to Reconsider Cruise Ship Case
    On January 23, the 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals decided not to reconsider a previous ruling, opening the door to medical malpractice lawsuits against the cruise ship industry. The decision has the potential to reverse nearly 100 years of…
Rank this Week: 2133

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 28

    Two Children Injured After Florida Hit and Run Accident

    Two Children Injured After Florida Hit and Run Accident
    When a child is young, a bike can give them a sense of freedom. They can ride to the store or a friend’s house. Children do not need a parent to shuttle them to everything, and many children embrace the sense of responsibility. They…
  • Jan 28

    Palm Coast Woman Killed, Children Injured in Bus Accident

    Palm Coast Woman Killed, Children Injured in Bus Accident
    A Florida bus accident injured at least 25 middle school students and killed the driver of a car in Palm Coast, Florida on January 7. The accident also injured two adults and sent parents scrambling to learn if their children had been injured…
  • Jan 28

    Court of Appeals Refuses to Reconsider Cruise Ship Case

    Court of Appeals Refuses to Reconsider Cruise Ship Case
    On January 23, the 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals decided not to reconsider a previous ruling, opening the door to medical malpractice lawsuits against the cruise ship industry. The decision has the potential to reverse nearly 100 years of…
Rank this Week: 1272

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2937

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Jan 28

    What to Expect at your IME

    What to Expect at your IME
    Following serious a serious accident, you may be asked to participate in an independent medical examination (IME). An IME is a medical exam conducted by a doctor with whom the patient has no previous relationship. In personal injury cases,…
  • Jan 20

    Drugged Driving Next on MADD’s List

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

    How to Deal with Insurance Companies after a Car Accident

    How to Deal with Insurance Companies after a Car Accident
    Following a car accident, dealing with insurance companies can be just as stressful and frustrating as all the other procedures you have to go through—doctor visits, filing police reports, dealing with auto body shops. With insurance…
Rank this Week: 1889

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
Rank this Week: 3834

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/
Rank this Week: 4155

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/
  • Jan 28

    Florida Truck Accident Attorneys Discuss Increased Holiday Truck Traffic

    Florida Truck Accident Attorneys Discuss Increased Holiday Truck Traffic
    At this most wonderful time of the year, there are many things that bring people joy, but it also is a time when there are increased commercial truck accidents because of the increased volume of trucks on the road. One of the reasons for the…
  • Jan 26

    Florida Truck Accident Attorneys Discuss Some Common Truck Accident Question

    Florida Truck Accident Attorneys Discuss Some Common Truck Accident Question
    There are many different issues that arise when a person has been in a serious accident with a commercial truck. The skilled and dedicated Miami car accident lawyers at Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A. have more than 130 years of…
  • Jan 22

    Florida Truck Accident Attorneys Discuss Medical Conditions and Truck Accident

    Florida Truck Accident Attorneys Discuss Medical Conditions and Truck Accident
    There are many different types of negligence that lead to devastating truck accidents, but when a person with a medical condition gets behind the wheel of a tractor-trailer or other large truck, it is necessary to demonstrate that the driver…
Rank this Week: 3069

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Traveling Internationally with Children Following Divorce

    Traveling Internationally with Children Following Divorce
    Like any other parent, a divorced parent may wish to take their child on an international vacation to allow them to experience other countries. However, traveling to a foreign country with your child may be more complicated if you share…
  • Jan 20

    Considerations for Same-Sex Couples Prior to Marriage

    Considerations for Same-Sex Couples Prior to Marriage
    After lengthy litigation, procedural complications, and back-and-forth court decisions, same-sex marriage became legal in Florida on January 6, 2015. Numerous same-sex couples set off to legally obtain marriage licenses and tie the knot…
  • Jan 12

    The “Best Interests” Standard in Florida (Part Two)

    The “Best Interests” Standard in Florida (Part Two)
    In Part One of this article, we examined a few of the factors that Florida family courts consider when making time-sharing and custody determinations. The following is a brief overview of some additional factors that play a role in decisions…
Rank this Week: 4544

Tampa Divorce and Family Law

Tampa Divorce and Family Law

Covers Florida divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office of William S. Foley, P.A.

http://familylaw.tumblr.com/
  • Jan 27

    What should I ask an attorney during my divorce initial...

    What should I ask an attorney during my divorce initial...
    What should I ask an attorney during my divorce initial consultation What should I ask an attorney during my divorce initial consultation? It is important to understand that each attorney is different and therefore each attorney will…
  • Jan 27

    Do I get half of my stuff during divorce in Florida?

    Do I get half of my stuff during divorce in Florida?
    Do I get half of my stuff during divorce in Florida? Florida Statute Chapter 61.075 governs equitable distribution of property, assets and liabilities. The courts take a stance that upon marriage, everything that is put into the marriage,…
  • Jan 21

    If my spouse relocates, who is going to pay for the transportation costs?

    If my spouse relocates, who is going to pay for the transportation costs?
    If my spouse relocates, who is going to pay for the transportation costs? If the Court orders relocation either through agreement of the parties or during a hearing, one of the factors the Court looks into is what the transportation costs are…
Rank this Week: 4141

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 27

    A Primer on How Not To Get Arrested at Gasparilla

    A Primer on How Not To Get Arrested at Gasparilla
    It's that time of year again folks! Downtown Tampa and Bayshore Boulevard will be packed this weekend with pirates doing all sorts of piratey things. The rum will flow, the booty will be plundered, yards will be peed in and some of us might…
  • Dec 22

    Jameis Winston Cleared of Code of Conduct Charge

    Jameis Winston Cleared of Code of Conduct Charge
    Retired Supreme Court Justice Major Harding wrote in a letter to Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston's attorney Sunday that Winston was cleared of all code of conduct allegations against him. In Justice Harding's letter it…
  • Nov 25

    Missouri Grand Jury Declines to Indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the Death of Michael Brown.

    Missouri Grand Jury Declines to Indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the Death of Michael Brown.
    A St. Louis County grand jury chose not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of St. Louis teen Michael Brown. After nearly three months, the grand jury comprised of seven men and five women, nine white and three black heard…
Rank this Week: 3474

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Jan 27

    The Supreme Court Decides Trademark Tacking Case

    The Supreme Court Decides Trademark Tacking Case
    Last week the Supreme Court decided its first substantial trademark case in over ten years. Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank is a trademark infringement action involving the “tacking” of trademarks. Tacking is “a rule that…
  • Jan 27

    The Supreme Court Decides Trademark Tacking Case

    The Supreme Court Decides Trademark Tacking Case
    Last week the Supreme Court decided its first substantial trademark case in over ten years. Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank is a trademark infringement action involving the “tacking” of trademarks. Tacking is “a rule that…
  • Jan 27

    Sound recording of Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up” excluded in copyright infringement lawsuit between Marvin Gaye and Robin Thicke

    Sound recording of Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up” excluded in copyright infringement lawsuit between Marvin Gaye and Robin Thicke
    The Marvin Gaye estate and Robin Thicke are currently involved in a copyright infringement lawsuit which includes a dispute regarding the similarities of Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up” song and Thicke’s…
Rank this Week: 5006

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

Provides news and views on current topics in elder law, estate planning, wills and trusts, caregiver issues, probate and estate administration, Medicaid and Veterans benefits, other issues of importance to seniors and their families. By Joseph S. Karp.

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 27

    V.A. proposes look-back, penalty periods for aid and attendance benefit

    V.A. proposes look-back, penalty periods for aid and attendance benefit
    Applicants (or applicants and their spouses) are not eligible for V.A. Aid and Attendance benefits if they have a net worth in excess of $80,000. At present there is no look-back period for asset transfers, as there is for Medicaid benefits,…
  • Jan 19

    Inheritances, from the pricless to the peculiar, featured on TV reality show

    Inheritances, from the pricless to the peculiar, featured on TV reality show
    Bug collections. Baseball cards. From the practically priceless to the plain old peculiar, people inherit all kinds of things. A new television show, Strange Inheritance, will delve into these stories, featuring families who have inherited an…
  • Jan 15

    Experts weigh in on common estate planning mistake

    Experts weigh in on common estate planning mistake
    The Wall St. Journal recently ran an excellent article featuring experts' views of the most common estate planning mistakes. The most common error? Failing to do it entirely. Fear of talking about death, not wanting to upset family members,…
Rank this Week: 4563

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg is an experimental form of legal writing attempting to combine the best aspects of formal legal writing (i.e., law journals) with the best aspects of informal legal writing (i.e. blawgs). More scholarly than blawgs, less serious than full-length articles, the posts are specifically designed for an online readership.

http://blarg.legalmechanics.us
  • Jan 27

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time
    The issue of same-sex marriage is headed to the Supreme Court and soon the Court will rule that state same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. For those who believe that the Court will hold that such bans are constitutional, abandon hope.…
  • Jan 27

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time
    The issue of same-sex marriage is headed to the Supreme Court and soon the Court will rule that state same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. For those who believe that the Court will hold that such bans are constitutional, abandon hope.…
  • Jan 6

    Florida’s New Normal: Marriage Equality

    Florida’s New Normal: Marriage Equality
    Last night, as the clock struck midnight, time ran out on Florida’s shameful experiment on same-sex marriage bans. As soon as the ban was lifted, same-sex couples jumped on the opportunity to get married. At the Broward County…
Rank this Week: 715

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 27

    Is Related Party Commerical Rent Taxable in Florida?

    Is Related Party Commerical Rent Taxable in Florida?
    In order to limit liability, many tax professionals and attorneys offer simple advice to their business clients who also own real estate. In order to avoid exposure to valuable real estate, many business owners are advised to segregate the…
  • Dec 17

    Wisconsin Doesn't Allow Companies to "Go for Two"

    Wisconsin Doesn't Allow Companies to "Go for Two"
    In early 2014 I wrote an article that explores a way in which many state and local tax "SALT" professionals advise their clients to save on state and local tax. The issue is a common one for real property improvement contractors. …
  • Dec 2

    Motor Fuel Tax - Another Example of A "Gotcha" Transaction Tax

    Motor Fuel Tax - Another Example of A "Gotcha" Transaction Tax
    Many state and local tax ("SALT") practitioners often refer to state and local transaction taxes as "gotcha" taxes. Over ambitious state agencies seek to extort money from businesses all the time by using fire first, ask question later type…
Rank this Week: 2006

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers…

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southwestfloridainjurylawyers.com/
  • Jan 27

    Florida Appeals Court Dismisses Slip and Fall Case Pursuant to Current Law

    Florida Appeals Court Dismisses Slip and Fall Case Pursuant to Current Law
    The Florida legislature enacted a law in 2010 that addresses requirements in slip and fall cases. In doing so, the legislature placed the burden of proof onto the injured person in any slip and fall case. Now, under the current law, a person…
  • Jan 27

    Man Whose Income was Cut in Half Meets Requirements for Modification of Alimony Payment

    Man Whose Income was Cut in Half Meets Requirements for Modification of Alimony Payment
    A man whose alimony payment went from being 35 percent of his income to more than 70 percent was given the chance to modify his dissolution order. The Florida Second District Court of Appeal held that the man had adequately proven that…
  • Jan 21

    Florida Supreme Court Could Decide Important Products Liability Case in 2015

    Florida Supreme Court Could Decide Important Products Liability Case in 2015
    The Florida Supreme Court may change the landscape of Florida products liability law in the upcoming year. The Court has the ability to broaden the test used by Florida courts to determine whether a defendant’s product is defective. In…
Rank this Week: 1070

Black's Law

Black's Law

Roy Black blogs his thoughts, tells his stories and writes his blog to help him think and work out ideas.

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • Jan 27

    Clarence Darrow: American Iconoclast

    Clarence Darrow: American Iconoclast
    "What am I on trial for, gentlemen of the jury? . . . I am not on trial for having sought to bribe a man named Lockwood. . . . I am on trial because I have been a lover of the poor, a friend of the oppressed, because I have stood by labor for…
  • Jan 7

    Failure is an Option

    Failure is an Option
    Some days cross-examination doesn’t work. No matter how well planned, no matter how well the strategy executed, nor how tight the questions, the witness beats us. One particularly insidious type is the witness with an agenda. They…
  • Dec 23

    F. Lee Bailey

    F. Lee Bailey
    Representing the damned is damn hard enough, but then this life rewards you with a swift uppercut to the stomach. This is one reason why I am an existentialist. The most depressing legal ruling of 2014 (and the list is long) proves this…
Rank this Week: 3204

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Jan 27

    Marrying with Assets: Keeping Your Estate Plan Intact [Part I]

    Marrying with Assets: Keeping Your Estate Plan Intact [Part I]
    This newsletter begins a series discussing the impact of marriage on the legal rights of spouses to share in each other’s assets.  We begin by talking about the “elective share” and the “pretermitted…
  • Jan 9

    TRUST PROTECTORS: A COURT-APPROVED TOOL FOR AVOIDING COURT

    TRUST PROTECTORS: A COURT-APPROVED TOOL FOR AVOIDING COURT
    One of the advantages of a comprehensive estate plan is that it can allow you to keep your affairs private and within your control, even after disability or death. Clients often come to us for living trusts due to their desire to keep their…
  • Dec 23

    HOLIDAY WISHES

    HOLIDAY WISHES
    Happy holidays from the Cramer Law Center team! We are so thankful for all of you: our clients, planning partners, and friends. Without you, our small business could not keep going and growing each year. Our wish for you this holiday season…
Rank this Week: 3173

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Jan 27

    Marrying with Assets: Keeping Your Estate Plan Intact [Part I]

    Marrying with Assets: Keeping Your Estate Plan Intact [Part I]
    This newsletter begins a series discussing the impact of marriage on the legal rights of spouses to share in each other’s assets.  We begin by talking about the “elective share” and the “pretermitted…
  • Jan 9

    TRUST PROTECTORS: A COURT-APPROVED TOOL FOR AVOIDING COURT

    TRUST PROTECTORS: A COURT-APPROVED TOOL FOR AVOIDING COURT
    One of the advantages of a comprehensive estate plan is that it can allow you to keep your affairs private and within your control, even after disability or death. Clients often come to us for living trusts due to their desire to keep their…
  • Dec 23

    HOLIDAY WISHES

    HOLIDAY WISHES
    Happy holidays from the Cramer Law Center team! We are so thankful for all of you: our clients, planning partners, and friends. Without you, our small business could not keep going and growing each year. Our wish for you this holiday season…
Rank this Week: 4214

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Jan 27

    Disclosures to Home Buyers: Florida Statute 475.278 and the Real Estate Agent Relationship

    Disclosures to Home Buyers: Florida Statute 475.278 and the Real Estate Agent Relationship
    For Florida real estate lawyers, it’s shocking to contemplate all of the many ways that Florida real estate agents and Florida real estate brokers have found to be underhanded in their dealings with buyers and sellers, all in the name…
  • Jan 20

    What Disclosures Are Required in Florida Residential Real Estate Transactions?

    What Disclosures Are Required in Florida Residential Real Estate Transactions?
    It is not “buyer beware” in Florida for anyone looking to buy residential real estate. Florida home buyers are protected by specific laws passed by the Florida Legislature that force developers, realtors, real estate agents, and…
  • Jan 20

    What Disclosures Are Required in Florida Residential Real Estate Transactions?

    What Disclosures Are Required in Florida Residential Real Estate Transactions?
    It is not “buyer beware” in Florida for anyone looking to buy residential real estate. Florida home buyers are protected by specific laws passed by the Florida Legislature that force developers, realtors, real estate agents, and…
Rank this Week: 4187

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3308

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Jan 27

    Florida: Worst State to Get into Car Accident

    Florida: Worst State to Get into Car Accident
    According to a new report, Florida is the worst state for getting into a car crash. Our personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know that our state’s high level of uninsured drivers, combined with the…
  • Jan 23

    411: New Child Car Seat Law in Florida

    411: New Child Car Seat Law in Florida
    Our personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know that on the first day of 2015, a new child car seat law went into effect. This law changes the safety requirements concerning transporting young children in…
  • Jan 21

    $62 Million Award in Medical Malpractice Case

    $62 Million Award in Medical Malpractice Case
    A New York woman has been awarded $62 million by a jury in a medical malpractice case initiated by her 2009 lawsuit against a hospital and her treating physicians. Five years ago, the woman, a single mother, underwent surgery due …The…
Rank this Week: 2744

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

Answers common questions about arrests, court procedures and penalties that apply to the Fort Walton Beach & Destin, Florida area. By Shawn Lupella.

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
  • Jan 27

    Can A Person Charged And Convicted Of A Felony Carry Or Possess A Firearm In Okaloosa County?

    Can A Person Charged And Convicted Of A Felony Carry Or Possess A Firearm In Okaloosa County?
    No, and Florida is very strict about these laws. Under Florida Statues §790.23 it is unlawful for a convicted felon to own, carry, or maintain possession or control of any firearm in any way. And the penalties are very severe. It is a…
  • Jan 15

    Prescription Drug Fraud Crimes In Okaloosa County

    Prescription Drug Fraud Crimes In Okaloosa County
    There are two main categories of Prescription Drug Fraud Crimes. The first is called Uttering a Prescription of a Controlled Substance. The second, and much more commonly charged type is called Obtaining a Controlled Substance by Fraud. These…
  • Jan 9

    Penalties & Fines For Various Drug Possession Convictions In Okaloosa County

    Penalties & Fines For Various Drug Possession Convictions In Okaloosa County
    Arrested For Drug Possession In Okaloosa County? Call Me To Discuss – It’s Free Florida has been leading the way in ramping-up penalties for just about every sort of drug related crime. Even though criminal justice experts from…
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Florida IP

Florida IP

Covers intellectual property developments. By Woodrow Pollack.

http://floridaip.blogspot.com/
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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
  • Jan 27

    Lien Releases: Risky Busine

    Lien Releases: Risky Busine
    In the classic 1976 suspense film, Marathon Man, the villain repeatedly asks a young Dustin Hoffman, is it safe – is it safe? Hoffman didn’t know the answer and as a result suffered some significant unpleasantness. Contractors and…
  • Jan 13

    OSHA’s new rules for 2015: More Reports; More Quickly

    OSHA’s new rules for 2015: More Reports; More Quickly
    While some industries are not required to keep OSHA injury and illness records unless specifically requested to do so, all employers, including those partially exempted because of their size or classification, must now report to OSHA any work…
  • Jan 6

    Jobsite Brainstorm: Whose Good Idea Was That?

    Jobsite Brainstorm: Whose Good Idea Was That?
    You develop a better mousetrap – possibly a faster way to fabricate certain construction materials at the project site. Who owns that idea? The U.S. Supreme Court answered that question more than 100 years ago, recognizing that the…
Rank this Week: 2272

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Jan 26

    What You Should Know About Florida Bankruptcy

    What You Should Know About Florida Bankruptcy
    December 2014 Florida Bankruptcy Rates Florida bankruptcies in December 2014 increased 6% over November 2014, and were down 10% from December 2013 according to the American Bankruptcy Institute. The total number of Florida Chapter 7 cases was…
  • Jan 13

    Lanigan & Lanigan Tackles Florida Bankruptcies: Final in Serie

    Lanigan & Lanigan Tackles Florida Bankruptcies: Final in Serie
    The History of Florida Law Firm Lanigan and Lanigan Winter Park Florida attorney Eric Lanigan shares the final part of the Lanigan and Lanigan law firm story. The firm was practicing business and civil law, real estate litigation, securities…
  • Jan 12

    Attorney Eric Lanigan Handles Bankruptcies, Securities Fraud: Part 2 of 3

    Attorney Eric Lanigan Handles Bankruptcies, Securities Fraud: Part 2 of 3
    The Story of Law Firm Lanigan and Lanigan Winter Park, Florida, attorney Eric Lanigan shares the story of how the law firm Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L., was incepted and how it grew into the agency that it is today. Eric has practiced Florida…
Rank this Week: 3727

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Covers Florida criminal laws concerning drug offenses. By W. F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Jan 26

    Five Things to Know - Florida Medical Marijuana - Complete Text of Proposed 2015 Law

    Five Things to Know - Florida Medical Marijuana - Complete Text of Proposed 2015 Law
    Five Things to Know About the Florida Medical Marijuana Act of 2015 Florida Medical Marijuana Complete Text of Proposed 2015 LawThe new law proposed in Florida may be known as  “The Florida Medical Marijuana Act.” Yesterday,…
  • Dec 27

    Death of a Weed Dealer - Tampa, Florida

    Death of a Weed Dealer - Tampa, Florida
    Tampa, Florida -  $2.00 Worth of Weed, an urban assault vehicle, and a death - Confidential Informant Turns on Tampa Drug Cops-  they say, "A C.I. is credible, and their information is verifiable, until they no longer…
  • Oct 30

    Drug Dog Sniffs - Bo the Dog Busts his Owner

    Drug Dog Sniffs - Bo the Dog Busts his Owner
    Drug Dog SniffsDrug Dog Search Update - Breaking news that an unwitting dog helped police bust his owner. The cops were chasing a drug suspect who hid in tall grass. The narcs had noticed the suspect had a dog. For those playing along at…
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Upchurch Watson White & Max Blog

Upchurch Watson White & Max Blog

Covers mediation.

http://www.uww-adr.com/category/blog
  • Jan 26

    Law School Exercise Challenges Stereotypes, Assumption

    Law School Exercise Challenges Stereotypes, Assumption
    During our third week of class, I created a new exercise to help my students identify stereotypes and learn to refrain from prejudging other people. I asked the students to characterize the homes in which they were raised and to share one…
  • Jan 20

    Law School Professor/Mediator Feels More at Home

    Law School Professor/Mediator Feels More at Home
    What a difference seven days can make. During my second week as a law school professor, I felt much more confident in my abilities at the lectern. In no small part, that was because none of my students dropped the course after hearing me…
  • Jan 14

    Checking off a Bucket List Item: Teaching Law School Cla

    Checking off a Bucket List Item: Teaching Law School Cla
    I have always wanted to teach a law school class. So, when the Dean of Academic Affairs at FAMU College of Law called to invite me to teach a course about mediation, I jumped at the opportunity. After 23 years as a practicing lawyer, I am…
Rank this Week: 1105

Florida Personal Injury Attorney…

Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Cruise Ship Crime Statistics and Crime Prevention

    Cruise Ship Crime Statistics and Crime Prevention
    We live in an era of instant information. With a simple click we can instantly find a recipe for apple pie or learn Babe Ruth’s lifetime batting average. (It was .342) In certain instances, like finding information about the cruise ship…
  • Jan 19

    Pharmacy Negligence in Florida

    Pharmacy Negligence in Florida
    When it comes to medical malpractice, most people think only of lawsuits against doctors and hospitals accused of failing to provide proper care. A significant, but largely unrecognized, health care provider who plays a big role in ensuring…
  • Jan 6

    Near-Drowning Raises Cruise Ship Safety Concern

    Near-Drowning Raises Cruise Ship Safety Concern
    A tragic near-drowning incident this past weekend aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship has left a 4-year-old boy in critical condition at a Fort Lauderdale, Florida hospital. While the event is still being investigated, it is important to…
Rank this Week: 681

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Association Board Member Education

    Association Board Member Education
    By Eduardo J. ValdesWith the New Year in full effect and new board members being elected, it is time to get caught up on all things community association. As of 2013, all condominium and HOA board members are required to become certified…
  • Jan 22

    Changes to Construction Defect Claims Process Being Considered by Florida Legislature Create Concerns for Associations, Property Owner

    Changes to Construction Defect Claims Process Being Considered by Florida Legislature Create Concerns for Associations, Property Owner
    By Georg KetelhohnDeveloped with the assistance of the South Florida Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America, House of Representatives Bill 87 seeks to amend Chapter 558, Florida Statutes, in an effort to help contractors and…
  • Jan 19

    Elections 101

    Elections 101
    By Laura Manning-HudsonWith the new year comes new plans, new resolutions and . . . elections. For many community associations election season is well under way and, as easy as an election may seem (go out, get the votes, and count the…
Rank this Week: 4770

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law in Florida. By Pawuk & Pawuk, P.A.

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Juvenile Car Burglarie

    Juvenile Car Burglarie
    One of the most common juvenile crimes that I see are juvenile car burglaries.  These frequently happen in neighborhoods where kids may be walking around at night and trying to open up unlocked cars looking for loose change or…
  • Dec 14

    Occasional, Infrequent ‘Alarms’ from Ankle Monitoring Device Not Enough to Violate Probation

    Occasional, Infrequent ‘Alarms’ from Ankle Monitoring Device Not Enough to Violate Probation
    Most of us have known the frustration of trying to keep our cell phones charged. A recent smartphone commercial playfully mocks the “wall huggers” who are tethered to electrical outlets at airports and other public venues. For one…
  • Dec 11

    Beware: Ignoring Your Arrest Warrant Will Not Make It Go Away

    Beware: Ignoring Your Arrest Warrant Will Not Make It Go Away
    Those who study the social sciences may speak of the “Ostrich effect,” or information aversion, which is the technique of dealing with risky situations by pretending they don’t exist. The name comes from the old myth that…
Rank this Week: 2064

HR Defense Blog

HR Defense Blog

Covers developments in labor & employment law. By Akerman Senterfitt LLP.

http://www.akerman.com/Blogs/hrdefense/
  • Jan 26

    Employers Cannot Rely on Timekeeping Policies as a Defense to FLSA Claim

    Employers Cannot Rely on Timekeeping Policies as a Defense to FLSA Claim
    POSTED BY Richard D. Tuschman ON January 26, 2015 An employee's violation of timekeeping policies is not a defense to a Fair Labor Standards Act claim, if the employer knows or has reason to know that an employee underreported his…
  • Jan 20

    New York Trial Court Provides Guidance on Application of Corrections Law Factor

    New York Trial Court Provides Guidance on Application of Corrections Law Factor
    POSTED BY CHRIS LEPORE  ON JANUARY 20, 2015 It should come as no surprise to New York employers that making an employment decision based on an applicant or employee's criminal background can be unlawful. See N.Y. Corr. Law §…
  • Jan 16

    Home Health Care Remains Affordable: New Companionship Exemption Rules Overturned

    Home Health Care Remains Affordable: New Companionship Exemption Rules Overturned
    POSTED BY RICHARD D. TUSCHMAN, J. EVERETT WILSON & SHAYLA N. WALDON ON JANUARY 16, 2015 A federal court has invalidated the U.S. Department of Labor's ("DOL") amended rule that would have extended minimum wage and overtime protections to…
Rank this Week: 3498

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/
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Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 26

    Miami partner Daniel E. Vielleville to speak at International Law Section’s ILAT Conference

    Miami partner Daniel E. Vielleville to speak at International Law Section’s ILAT Conference
    The Florida Bar’s International Law Section is holding its annual International Litigation, Arbitration and Transaction (ILAT) Conference  on February 27, 2015.  Miami partner Daniel E. Vielleville, head of our Latin American…
  • Jan 23

    Litigation Partner Eric N. Assouline to Speak at Circuit Court Boot Camp CLE

    Litigation Partner Eric N. Assouline to Speak at Circuit Court Boot Camp CLE
    Eric N. Assouline, Litigation Partner of The Business Law Firm Assouline & Berlowe, P.A., has been again invited to present as a panelist at the upcoming Circuit Court Boot Camp for Practical Trial Litigation Skills.  Mr. Assouline…
  • Jan 22

    Patent Claim Construction: SCOTUS says – Do Not Disturb!

    Patent Claim Construction: SCOTUS says – Do Not Disturb!
    Society at large is becoming very familiar with patents from shows like The Shark Tank.  Investors repeatedly want to know if your new company has a product that is protected.  Meaning, can you stop someone else in the marketplace…
Rank this Week: 2919

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Jan 25

    Felony Murder in Florida

    Felony Murder in Florida
    Felony Murder in Florida: Charges For a Homicide That Someone Else Committed First degree murder. It’s the most serious of Florida’s homicide crimes carrying two potential sentences, both of them bleak, death sentence or life…
  • Jan 14

    Jacksonville Public Defender Under Fire

    Jacksonville Public Defender Under Fire
    In the summer of 2013, allegations surfaced regarding possible misconduct by Matt Shirk, the Public Defender for the 4th Judicial Circuit which covers Duval, Clay, and Nassau counties. The allegations largely centered on Shirk’s hiring…
  • Jan 2

    Arrested in Jacksonville over the Holidays?

    Arrested in Jacksonville over the Holidays?
    Have You Been Arrested In Jacksonville? The winter holidays are simultaneously a joyous and stressful time of the year. With more parties and family gatherings than any other time of the year, many people often find themselves out of their…
Rank this Week: 694

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

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

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Jan 25

    In sickness and in health

    In sickness and in health
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, is reputed to be a decisive person with a strong personality.  Of course, that shouldn’t be news to anyone who follows business or who knows what it takes to be CEO of…
  • Jan 20

    Update to the JOBS Act? Probably not…

    Update to the JOBS Act? Probably not…
    Posted By: David C. Scileppi   On January 14th, the House passed H.R. 37 “Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act.”  Although passed with some support from the Democrats (29 votes, which in these…
  • Jan 17

    Shock and awe at the SEC (and turning it into chicken salad)

    Shock and awe at the SEC (and turning it into chicken salad)
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm Something shocking happened at the SEC yesterday.  SEC Chair Mary Jo White directed the SEC Staff to review its long-standing position on when a shareholder proposal conflicts with a company proposal and may be…
Rank this Week: 3443

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers federal and Florida employment, discrimination and sexual harassment law, news and cases. By Matthew Seth Sarelson.

http://www.floridaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!
    Effective January 1, 2015, Florida’s minimum wage is $8.05 per hour. Tipped employees must be paid at least $5.03 per hour. Need help complying with federal or Florida wage laws? Are you owed money from your employer for minimum wage or…
  • Mar 29

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.
    The National Labor Relations Board ruled that full-scholarship student athletes who play football for Northwestern University are “employees” under the National Labor Relations Act, and thus have the right to for a union and…
  • Aug 13

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say
    As anyone running for a political office right now will tell you, the number one crisis facing the nation today is unemployment. According to the Huffington Post, more than five million Americans have been between jobs for at least six…
Rank this Week: 4077

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

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

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

    OSHA Orders Pilot be Reinstated after Alleged Whistleblower Retaliation

    OSHA Orders Pilot be Reinstated after Alleged Whistleblower Retaliation
    Whistleblowers take personal and professional risks when they draw attention to improper or illegal activity. Whistleblower protection laws are designed to protect these individuals against discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. A…
  • Jan 17

    Arbitration Clause Cannot Give One Party Sole Discretion to Pick Arbitrator

    Arbitration Clause Cannot Give One Party Sole Discretion to Pick Arbitrator
    Plaintiffs, including whistleblowers, can be subject to arbitration clauses contained in agreements. An arbitration clause is a portion of a contract that requires parties to resolve any disputes through an arbitration process rather than…
  • Jan 12

    Whistleblowers in Intelligence Fields Like the CIA

    Whistleblowers in Intelligence Fields Like the CIA
    Whistleblower laws are put into place to provide protection and, in some cases, rewards to individuals who bring information concerning illegal activity to the attention of authorities who can curb or end such activity. The law forbids a…
Rank this Week: 1292

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    South Florida Ex-Convict Faces Federal Weapons Charge

    South Florida Ex-Convict Faces Federal Weapons Charge
    Michael Paul Watkins of Inverness had successfully escaped from custody previously on two separate occasions after being convicted for the crime of fondling and handling a minor under the age of sixteen years in Florida State Court. He was…
  • Dec 10

    Miami Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison for Revenge Killing

    Miami Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison for Revenge Killing
    When police responded to a 911 call made by an agitated North Miami woman whose husband was murdered while playing with the couple’s 20 month old son the previous month, they found the bullet riddled body of Ilam Nissim who had been…
  • Nov 26

    US District Court to Hear Convoluted Murder for Hire Case

    US District Court to Hear Convoluted Murder for Hire Case
    Fred Topous Jr. is a registered sex offender who pleaded guilty in 1999 to the charge of assault with intent to penetrate a thirteen year old minor female who just happened to be his boss’s daughter. He can easily be labelled a career…
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