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Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice issues related to minors and children, including child safety, crimes against children, as well as medical care and health issues. By David A. Wolf.

http://www.floridachildinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1092

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
  • Jul 28

    Get that Release

    Get that Release
    After a developer and a contractor had completed construction of a condominium building, they were asked back by the association to perform some warranty repairs to the exterior cladding. The building was experiencing water intrusion…
  • Jul 21

    Building with Wood

    Building with Wood
    One of our readers brought something to our attention. He was intrigued with an article in Popular Science magazine describing how multistory buildings can be constructed with cross laminated timbers. With the first in London at 9 stories,…
  • Jul 14

    Repair Shop’s Right To Lien

    Repair Shop’s Right To Lien
    An equipment repair shop went about fixing a backhoe brought in for service. After completing its work, the shop returned the equipment to its owners along with a bill for repairs. When, in a few months the shop didn’t get paid, it…
Rank this Week: 1518

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Important Facts for Passengers Injured During Cruises [Part I]

    Important Facts for Passengers Injured During Cruises [Part I]
    While many families are counting the days until they depart on an exciting cruise, vacations at sea involve exposure to potential hazards that can cause permanent life-altering injuries.  If you suffer a serious injury like paralysis or…
  • Jul 22

    Cruise Ship Accidents Causing Catastrophic Injurie

    Cruise Ship Accidents Causing Catastrophic Injurie
    While most people do not anticipate suffering catastrophic injuries, they are not as rare as you might think.  Federal data reveals that traumatic brain injuries cause 52,000 fatalities and 275,000 injuries per year while another 12,000…
  • Jul 16

    Liability of Cruise Lines for Tour Excursion Injurie

    Liability of Cruise Lines for Tour Excursion Injurie
    Tour excursions to enjoy ancient ruins, beautiful vistas, and exciting forms of recreational activity often constitute the highlights of a cruise experience.  Many of these side trips for educational, leisure, or physical activity…
Rank this Week: 3049

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Best Place to Live in Florida for Foreign Investor

    Best Place to Live in Florida for Foreign Investor
    When applying for an investor’s visa, you are taking on a lot of responsibilities, which is why it is important to find an experienced Florida immigration attorney to assist you through the process. In addition to starting a brand new…
  • Jul 23

    What Constitutes a Contract in Florida?

    What Constitutes a Contract in Florida?
    Contract disputes are very common in Florida civil litigation. Often, one of the first things the parties will dispute over is to whether or not a valid contract existed between them. In order for a legally binding contract to exist, there…
  • Jul 15

    What is an E-2 visa?

    What is an E-2 visa?
    An E-2 visa is an investor’s visa that allows foreign nationals to obtain a 5-year renewable visa for investing in an enterprise in the United States. If you are interested in applying for an E-2 visa in Florida, you may do so by either…
Rank this Week: 4502

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2924

Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By The Grife Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.bocaratonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1780

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Covers estate, guardianship, probate and trust litigation. By Law Offices of Adrian Philip Thomas.

http://www.florida-probate-lawyer.com/probate
  • Jul 27

    Can a guardian change the trustee of a ward’s trust?

    Can a guardian change the trustee of a ward’s trust?
    Choosing someone to act as your successor trustee upon your death or incapacity is not a decision that you should take lightly. Not only does that nominated successor trustee have a duty and obligation to carry out your wishes, but
  • Jul 14

    Best Legal Blog

    Best Legal Blog
    If you enjoy this probate and estate litigation blog, please nominate it for inclusion on the Best Legal Blog by The Expert Institute.  Thank
  • May 26

    Can a contract defeat testamentary intent?

    Can a contract defeat testamentary intent?
    In a word, yes. In a blow to the unwed in the State of Florida, the Fourth District Court of Appeal recently held that an operating agreement entered into by a deceased business owner (the “Decedent”) trumped his stated…
Rank this Week: 3940

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

Covers the many flavors of appellate issues and law. By Dorothy Easley.

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4248

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

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

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 2519

Florida Construction Law Update

Florida Construction Law Update

Covers Florida construction law legislation, case law, trends and issues. By Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 3312

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Law Firm of Anidjar & Levine.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    When Florida Police and Defendant Disagree on Consent to Search - Thompson v. State

    When Florida Police and Defendant Disagree on Consent to Search - Thompson v. State
    Criminal cases, particularly drug cases, often turn on rulings on the admissibility of evidence. Searches and confessions are both commonly challenged. The Second District recently considered the admissibility of both in the case of…
  • Jun 17

    Discriminatory Jury Selection - Guevara v. State

    Discriminatory Jury Selection - Guevara v. State
    Although jurors and the parties to a case are entitled to a discrimination-free juror selection process in Florida, an attorney in some cases may believe that a particular group may be more sympathetic to the other side. When an attorney…
  • Mar 24

    Race, Schools and Backpack Searches - R.M. v. State

    Race, Schools and Backpack Searches - R.M. v. State
    If you read this blog regularly, you know that we spend a fair amount of time in this space discussing the law as it applies to searches and seizures, whether it's at a home, in a car or on the street. As Florida's Third District Court of…
Rank this Week: 3564

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

Covers health law and pharmacy law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3532

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3480

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    It’s a Stretch to Call Limousines Safe

    It’s a Stretch to Call Limousines Safe
      I recently read an article in the New York Times about a sad limousine t-bone car accident, involving a bunch of women taking wine tour in a stretch limousine. At first glance, one would think that the women did everything right. They…
  • Jun 15

    Night Car Accident Injuries: A Problem for Teen

    Night Car Accident Injuries: A Problem for Teen
    Study finds that Teenagers are Particularly Susceptible to Night time Car Crashes A prior blog post of mine discussed that car accidents are the leading cause of death among teenagers (15-19 years old) around the world. According to…
  • May 29

    Car Crash Lawyer: Drunk Driving Loophole Endangers Floridian

    Car Crash Lawyer: Drunk Driving Loophole Endangers Floridian
    Car Crash Lawyer: Drunk Driving Loophole Endangers Floridians Though we may groan at a traffic ticket or occasionally wish we could drive faster when running late, most Floridians agree with one very important traffic rule—do not drink…
Rank this Week: 2785

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Violating Injunctions for Protection Against Domestic Violence

    Violating Injunctions for Protection Against Domestic Violence
    Violation of injunction for protection against domestic violence is a crime under Florida statute 731.32(4)(a).  For some, it seems ridiculous that an act as harmless as sending flowers or a text message could result in a person being…
  • Jul 7

    Securing Your Gun

    Securing Your Gun
    The second amendment is a staple in American constitutional law.  Gun rights lawyers and other second amendment advocates quote and cite it often.  After America fought and won its independence, our founding fathers knew that an…
  • Jun 30

    Temporary Driving Permit After DUI in Florida

    Temporary Driving Permit After DUI in Florida
    How to Receive a Temporary Driving Permit after a DUI in Florida. In Florida, a person arrested for a DUI must face two separate cases: an administrative case and a criminal court case. While most people are familiar with the criminal…
Rank this Week: 783

Tampa Abogado De Lesion

Tampa Abogado De Lesion

Comments on Florida injury law in Spanish language. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampaabogadodelesion.com/
  • Jul 26

    Hombre Acusado por Choque por DUI que Matò a un Motociclista en Haines City

    Hombre Acusado por Choque por DUI que Matò a un Motociclista en Haines City
    Un hombre de 37 años de Kissimmee fue arrestado por homicidio por DUI y por homicidio vehicular en un choque sucedido en octubre que matò a un motociclista en Haines City. Segùn los ayudantes del alguacil del Condado de…
  • Jul 19

    Otro Conductor Arrestado por Manejar en Sentido Contrario en la Autopista Selmon

    Otro Conductor Arrestado por Manejar en Sentido Contrario en la Autopista Selmon
    Las autoridades atraparon a otro conductor más que iba en sentido contrario el domingo en una carretera en el àrea de Tampa Bay. Alrededor de las 2 AM, un hombre de 24 años de Bradenton rodeò un puesto de control…
  • Jul 12

    Hombre de Gibsonton Muere en Accidente Peatonal

    Hombre de Gibsonton Muere en Accidente Peatonal
    Un hombre de 38 años de Gibsonton resultò muerto la tarde del mièrcoles al ir caminando hacia el norte por la cuneta de la U.S. Highway 41. Segùn la Patrulla de Caminos de Florida, el hombre fue golpeado por un…
Rank this Week: 2377

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Jul 26

    Helping Children Deal with Divorce

    Helping Children Deal with Divorce
    As hard as divorce is on adults, it can be even worse for kids. When parents divorce, kids often feel stressed, confused, scared, and angry. Younger kids, especially, have a hard time understanding what is going on. Kids may act out in…
  • Jul 20

    What Happens to the House?

    What Happens to the House?
    For divorcing couples, one of the hardest decisions is what to do with the family home. There are 3 main options: sell the home, continue living in the home, or one spouse stays in the home. In a really heated divorce, where the couple cannot…
  • Jul 12

    Grandparents’ Rights in the Spotlight

    Grandparents’ Rights in the Spotlight
    Many people don’t realize how few legal rights Florida grandparents have when it comes to visitation with their grandchildren. Even in situations where the child has previously lived with the grandparents, whether it be due to parents…
Rank this Week: 3414

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jul 26

    How Do I Change My Name?

    How Do I Change My Name?
    There are many reasons to want to change either your first, middle, or last name. Individuals and parents alike may want to change their name or their children’s names due to personal preference, to take a spouse’s name, or to return to…
  • Jul 10

    Appealing a Florida Divorce: What Are My Options?

    Appealing a Florida Divorce: What Are My Options?
    After a divorce, if you or your spouse are not happy with the result, you both have the right to appeal the decision. Legally, appeals determine whether or not the trial court correctly applied to law to the specific facts of the case. If a…
  • Jul 10

    Can I Enforce or Modify My Out of State Divorce in Florida?

    Can I Enforce or Modify My Out of State Divorce in Florida?
    Because divorce is state specific, it is difficult to know how to “transfer” your divorce when you move. If you and your children have moved or relocated after a divorce, paternity, or other family law proceeding has terminated, you…
Rank this Week: 3398

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
  • Jul 25

    La Mort et Les Impôts et le Processus d’Homologation de la Floride

    La Mort et Les Impôts et le Processus d’Homologation de la Floride
    Benjamin Franklin a dit qu’il n’y avait que deux choses certaines dans la vie: la mort et les impôts. Cela est également vrai pour le processus d’homologation de la Floride. Le but du processus…
  • Jul 5

    Brasseries et Licences d’Alcool en Floride

    Brasseries et Licences d’Alcool en Floride
    La Floride a été nommée l’un des meilleurs Etats pour les ouvertures de brasseries à la Craft Brewers Conference à Portland, Oregon. En 2014 elle était à la 5ème place aux…
  • Jun 28

    Jugement Final de Floride pour votre Jugement de Divorce Etranger

    Jugement Final de Floride pour votre Jugement de Divorce Etranger
    Si vous avez divorcé dans un autre pays ou État que la Floride et que vous avez besoin de collecter les sommes qui vous sont dues par votre ex-conjoint qui vit en Floride et pour lequel un jugement a été rendu, la…
Rank this Week: 4489

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Covers Florida construction law and government contracting. By David Adelstein.

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • Jul 25

    LABOR INEFFICIENCIES – DIFFICULT TO PROVE, ESPECIALLY WHEN THE CONTRACT SHIFTS THIS RISK TO YOU

    LABOR INEFFICIENCIES – DIFFICULT TO PROVE, ESPECIALLY WHEN THE CONTRACT SHIFTS THIS RISK TO YOU
    The case of Electrical Contractors, Inc. v. Pike Co., Inc., 2015 WL  3453348 (D.Conn. 2015) demonstrates a court barring a subcontractor’s claim for labor inefficiencies based on the provisions of the subcontract.  Not only…
  • Jul 16

    CONTRACTUAL LIABILITY EXCLUSION IN CGL POLICIES AND “INSURED CONTRACT” EXCEPTION

    CONTRACTUAL LIABILITY EXCLUSION IN CGL POLICIES AND “INSURED CONTRACT” EXCEPTION
    Commercial General Liability (CGL) policies contain a CONTRACTUAL LIABILITY EXCLUSION (see adjacent picture). The contractual liability exclusion operates to BAR personal injury and property damage claims “which the insured is obligated…
  • Jul 12

    CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULING IS AN IMPORTANT TOOL

    CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULING IS AN IMPORTANT TOOL
    Construction scheduling is an important tool for planning, managing, and forecasting the performance of work on construction projects.   Generally CPM (critical path method) schedules, or schedules depicting the project’s…
Rank this Week: 1953

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers…

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southwestfloridainjurylawyers.com/
  • Jul 24

    Florida Court Awards $800,000 In Negligent Entrustment Suit Involving Jet Ski

    Florida Court Awards $800,000 In Negligent Entrustment Suit Involving Jet Ski
    Due to its miles and miles of coastline and warm year-round temperatures, Florida experiences some of the highest rates of recreational boating and water sports. Although this creates an enjoyable hobby and activity for residents and tourists…
  • Jul 11

    Florida Court Holds that Plaintiff’s Military File Not Discoverable Without In Camera Review

    Florida Court Holds that Plaintiff’s Military File Not Discoverable Without In Camera Review
    In a personal injury action, it is not uncommon for the parties to attempt to obtain as much information  as possible about each other. This can lead to instances in which a party’s personal and private information is exposed to…
  • Jul 11

    Florida Amusement Park Injury Accidents on the Rise

    Florida Amusement Park Injury Accidents on the Rise
    Florida is home to many amusement parks that attract countless visitors every year, especially during the summer months. This year, however, there appears to be a rise in the number of injuries and illnesses suffered at Florida amusement…
Rank this Week: 1741

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Florida DMV Can Suspend Your Driver's License for Medical Reasons Based on Confidential Tip

    Florida DMV Can Suspend Your Driver's License for Medical Reasons Based on Confidential Tip
    One thing people in Florida do not always realize is that driving is considered a right, not a privilege. This does not mean that the DMV in Florida is going to withdraw drivers' licenses for no reason, but it does mean that when the DMV…
  • Jul 16

    Examples of When the State Cannot Prove Constructive Possession in Florida

    Examples of When the State Cannot Prove Constructive Possession in Florida
    In Florida, there are a lot of drug cases and gun cases that involve the concept of constructive possession. Actual possession is when the police find a gun or drugs on a person i.e. in his pocket, in his hand, in his waistband, sees him…
  • Jul 13

    When Can Oral Communications Be Secretly Recorded in Florida?

    When Can Oral Communications Be Secretly Recorded in Florida?
    With cell phones that have the capability to record audio and video, people record other people's communications all of the time. However, that may not be legal in Florida. There is a statute that addresses this issue, but its…
Rank this Week: 1321

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/
  • Jul 24

    2-Year-Old’s Leg Severed by Lawn Mower in Pasco County

    2-Year-Old’s Leg Severed by Lawn Mower in Pasco County
    A 2-year-old boy had his foot amputated Saturday after he was accidentally struck by a riding lawn mower being operated by his mother, according to Pasco County authorities. Pasco County Fire Rescue claims that the mother was riding a…
  • Jul 20

    Differences Between Pasco County Truck Accidents and Car Accident

    Differences Between Pasco County Truck Accidents and Car Accident
    Even though the fear and pain can be similar in truck accidents and car accidents, there are several key differences between these two types of auto accidents. It is important to know about the following differences if you have been involved…
  • Jul 2

    Top Safety Tips for the Fourth of July

    Top Safety Tips for the Fourth of July
    This Fourth of July weekend, many people will be traveling, enjoying fireworks or just firing up the backyard grill. At Whittel & Melton, our Pasco County Injury Lawyers want to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday. We urge you to have…
Rank this Week: 3251

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers health care legislation, enforcement and regulation. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

http://thehealthlawfirmblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 2856

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Jul 24

    Why dedicated representation matters in construction contract

    Why dedicated representation matters in construction contract
    Every day, hundreds of construction contracts are inked across the nation, including right here in Florida. While many of the parties involved in these contracts -- developers, owners, suppliers, general contractors, subcontractors, sureties,…
  • Jul 10

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

    A closer look at the condo-conversion conundrum here in Florida -- II
    In our last post, we discussed how a state law permitting developers and investors to purchase foreclosed or otherwise empty condominium units in bulk and convert them to rental properties has become increasingly problematic. To recap, many…
  • Jun 25

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

    A closer look at the condo-conversion conundrum here in Florida
    In the wake of the Great Recession, Florida found itself with a surplus of unwanted condominiums that had fallen into a state of general disrepair after their owners were foreclosed upon, as well as buildings that simply sat largely empty...
Rank this Week: 2403

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Accident or Child Neglect in Child's Hot Car Death?

    Accident or Child Neglect in Child's Hot Car Death?
    Our Delray Beach and Fort Lauderdale criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert know that terrible things happen in life and, sometimes, nobody is legally to blame. For example, earlier this month, a baby in…
  • Jul 19

    Questionably Imprisoned for Murder at Ages 12 and 13, Brother and Sister Now Set to Leave Prison 18 Years Later

    Questionably Imprisoned for Murder at Ages 12 and 13, Brother and Sister Now Set to Leave Prison 18 Years Later
    Curtis Jones and his sister, Catherine Jones, both nearly thirty years old, are set to leave Florida's prison system this summer after nearly two decades. Back in 1999, at ages 12 and 13 respectively, Curtis and Catherine became the youngest…
  • Jul 17

    The Limits and Risks of the Insanity Plea

    The Limits and Risks of the Insanity Plea
    Back in 2012, James Holmes terrified Colorado moviegoers and Americans nationwide when he opened fire inside a Colorado movie theater, killing 12 and injuring 70 during a showing of "The Dark Knight Rises." Holmes was essentially found guilty…
Rank this Week: 1054

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. By Shmucher Law PL.

http://flbankrupt.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    What is the Bankruptcy Means Test

    What is the Bankruptcy Means Test
    The easiest explanation of what the Means Test is, is that it is a test that determines what type of bankruptcy a debtor can file, either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. When filing for bankruptcy a debtor must understand that he or she may not be…
  • Jul 23

    Filing For Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Without an Attorney

    Filing For Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Without an Attorney
    Every week or so I go to Chapter 13 meeting of the creditors in Broward or Miami-Dade County and I wait for my cases to be called. Over and over again I see individual debtors, who filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection, get their cases…
  • Jul 22

    How Long does my Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Period Last

    How Long does my Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Period Last
    An individual seeking to obtain bankruptcy protection has a few options regarding which type of bankruptcy to file. The most common options are either a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. There are pros and cons for filing each…
Rank this Week: 3077

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving James Madden

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving James Madden
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding James Michael Madden (CRD #1086380, Indianapolis, Indiana). Madden recently submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent ("AWC") in which he was fined $5,000 and suspended from association…
  • Jul 22

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former Wells Fargo Broker Randall Girton

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former Wells Fargo Broker Randall Girton
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Randall Layne Girton (CRD #5807758, Orland Park, Illinois). Girton recently submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent ("AWC") in which he was assessed a deferred fine of $12,500, which…
  • Jul 20

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving City Securities Broker Leonard Tanner

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving City Securities Broker Leonard Tanner
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Leonard Eugene Tanner (CRD #442470, Indianapolis, Indiana). Tanner recently submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent ("AWC") in which he was fined $15,000 and suspended from association…
Rank this Week: 3304

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Failure to Plan for Divorce Can Destroy an Estate

    Failure to Plan for Divorce Can Destroy an Estate
    Most complications that arise in estate administration are the result of unanticipated events. Divorce is one of the least planned for events in any estate plan; it can also cause some of the most devastating complications. The recent case of…
  • Jul 10

    Estate Administration Confusion: Who Does the Estate’s Lawyer Represent?

    Estate Administration Confusion: Who Does the Estate’s Lawyer Represent?
    In order for a will to be probated after someone’s death, a Personal Representative must be appointed by the court. In order for a trust to be administered, a Trustee must be appointed pursuant to the terms of the trust. The PR or…
  • Jun 26

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

    Estate Planning Goes to the Movies: You’re Not You
    2014’s You’re Not You stars Hilary Swank as a 35-year-old classical pianist who is stricken with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, aka Lou Gehrig’s disease). This multiple-hanky-needed drama is…
Rank this Week: 3078

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Jul 24

    Failure to Plan for Divorce Can Destroy an Estate

    Failure to Plan for Divorce Can Destroy an Estate
    Most complications that arise in estate administration are the result of unanticipated events. Divorce is one of the least planned for events in any estate plan; it can also cause some of the most devastating complications. The recent case of…
  • Jul 10

    Estate Administration Confusion: Who Does the Estate’s Lawyer Represent?

    Estate Administration Confusion: Who Does the Estate’s Lawyer Represent?
    In order for a will to be probated after someone’s death, a Personal Representative must be appointed by the court. In order for a trust to be administered, a Trustee must be appointed pursuant to the terms of the trust. The PR or…
  • Jun 26

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

    Estate Planning Goes to the Movies: You’re Not You
    2014’s You’re Not You stars Hilary Swank as a 35-year-old classical pianist who is stricken with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, aka Lou Gehrig’s disease). This multiple-hanky-needed drama is…
Rank this Week: 4315

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Woman, Boy Drown in Separate Swimming Pool Accidents in Tampa Bay

    Woman, Boy Drown in Separate Swimming Pool Accidents in Tampa Bay
    A 49-year-old woman has drowned in a family swimming pool in Clearwater, according to authorities. The woman’s mother found her floating in the backyard pool around 5:30 p.m. Monday, according to reports. Police believe the mother…
  • Jul 22

    Woman Critically Injured in Tampa Jet Ski Accident

    Woman Critically Injured in Tampa Jet Ski Accident
    A woman suffered severe injuries Sunday evening in Tampa in a jet ski crash on the Hillsborough River. The driver of the jet ski lost control after crossing into the wake of a passing boat near the North Boulevard Bridge Sunday evening,…
  • Jul 18

    Two Suffer Minor Injuries in Semi Crash

    Two Suffer Minor Injuries in Semi Crash
    Two lanes of northbound I-75 were blocked off this morning just south of Riverview after there was an accident involving a semi. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 37-year-old Tampa man was driving a 2013 semi north on I-75 at 5:39…
Rank this Week: 2567

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Whistleblowers and HIPAA

    Whistleblowers and HIPAA
    Whistleblowers often face a difficult decision when they suspect fraud at their place of employment.   The whistleblower knows that fraud is being committed, but he or she will never be able to prove it without keeping or retaining…
  • Jul 15

    Contractor Settles Suit Related to Set Aside Contract

    Contractor Settles Suit Related to Set Aside Contract
    According to the Department of Justice, LB&B Associates, Inc. (“LB&B”) has agreed to settle a qui tam lawsuit alleging it violated the False Claims Act by claiming it qualified as a Small Disadvantaged Business when it did…
  • Jul 7

    IRS places Captive Insurance Companies on the list of the “Dirty Dozen”

    IRS places Captive Insurance Companies on the list of the “Dirty Dozen”
    Each year the IRS publishes a list of the “Dirty Dozen” tax scams.   The list is intended to warn taxpayers against common and trending tax scams.  The complete list for 2015 can be found by clicking here. The 2015…
Rank this Week: 1445

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
  • Jul 23

    Like old soldiers, Employee Plans Determination Letter Program fades away

    Like old soldiers, Employee Plans Determination Letter Program fades away
    The Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) issued Announcement 2015-19 on July 21, 2015, in which the agency announced that its long-standing and widely used retirement plan determination program for individually designed plans was…
  • Jun 25

    The Supreme Court rescues Obamacare one more time

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

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

    IRS issues 409A guidance—need to correct before the year of vesting
    The Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) recently confirmed that violations of Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) could be corrected without penalty in any taxable…
Rank this Week: 3723

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

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

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Jul 23

    Homeowners: Watch Out For These Red Flags When Hiring Construction Contractor

    Homeowners: Watch Out For These Red Flags When Hiring Construction Contractor
    Hiring a contractor to perform serious renovation work on your home can be an unnerving prospect for many people. You want to ensure that you are getting the best work at a fair price, but if you choose a bad or unscrupulous contractor you…
  • Jul 14

    Florida Construction Defect Claims and Insurance

    Florida Construction Defect Claims and Insurance
    In construction defect claims, various insurance policies are often implicated.  In Florida, there are multiple triggers for determining whether property damage occurs during a policy period.  One trigger is manifestation (which…
  • Jun 19

    Homeowners: What You Need to Know About Construction Defect

    Homeowners: What You Need to Know About Construction Defect
    By definition, a construction defect is a condition that reduces your home’s value. There are two primary categories of defect: “patent” defects, which can be spotted right away, and “latent” problems that…
Rank this Week: 1862

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure law.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    Renters: Protect Your Security Deposit

    Renters: Protect Your Security Deposit
    For landlords, a security deposit can be a great source of protection against renters who might damage their property or skip out early on the lease. However, for renters who maintain their home and fulfill their lease obligations, they can…
  • Jul 10

    3 Things To Consider Before Refinancing Your Mortgage

    3 Things To Consider Before Refinancing Your Mortgage
    Refinancing your home loan can be a massive decision with far-reaching ramifications. The reasons a person might consider refinancing his or her mortgage are considerable. You may have loads of high-interest debt you need to pay off. Maybe…
  • Jun 19

    Five Issues to Consider Before Selling Your Home via Short Sale

    Five Issues to Consider Before Selling Your Home via Short Sale
    If you are having a difficult time paying your mortgage, you might be considering a short sale. A short sale involves selling the home with the proceeds being less than the mortgage due on the property. Often your lender will accept the sale…
Rank this Week: 2431

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    Renters: Protect Your Security Deposit

    Renters: Protect Your Security Deposit
    For landlords, a security deposit can be a great source of protection against renters who might damage their property or skip out early on the lease. However, for renters who maintain their home and fulfill their lease obligations, they can…
  • Jul 10

    3 Things To Consider Before Refinancing Your Mortgage

    3 Things To Consider Before Refinancing Your Mortgage
    Refinancing your home loan can be a massive decision with far-reaching ramifications. The reasons a person might consider refinancing his or her mortgage are considerable. You may have loads of high-interest debt you need to pay off. Maybe…
  • Jun 19

    Five Issues to Consider Before Selling Your Home via Short Sale

    Five Issues to Consider Before Selling Your Home via Short Sale
    If you are having a difficult time paying your mortgage, you might be considering a short sale. A short sale involves selling the home with the proceeds being less than the mortgage due on the property. Often your lender will accept the sale…
Rank this Week: 3716

Miami Criminal Lawyer Blog

Miami Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Hoffman Firm.

http://www.miamicriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1788

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Bank of America Didn’t Have Answers Court Wanted About Mortgage Procedure

    Bank of America Didn’t Have Answers Court Wanted About Mortgage Procedure
    Our recent win against Bank of America was featured in an article in the Bloomberg BNA’s Bankruptcy Law Report. Our client was awarded over $200k in damages after being falsely accused for more than two years of being in default on…
  • May 11

    Relief for Mortgage Borrowers Is Questioned

    Relief for Mortgage Borrowers Is Questioned
    Last August Bank of America agreed to a record $16.7 billion settlement with the Justice Department over their past mortgage practices. Part of the settlement also requires Bank of America to provide $7 billion in consumer relief over…
  • Nov 17

    Dyck O'Neal Pursues Borrowers with Tainted Foreclosure

    Dyck O'Neal Pursues Borrowers with Tainted Foreclosure
    Our own Chip Parker is discussed in an article written by The New York Times about the unlawful debt collection practices by mortgage finance giants like Fannie Mae. "It's bad enough that Fannie Mae and their collectors are pursuing…
Rank this Week: 3451

South Florida Workers'…

South Florida Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation. By The Hoffman Firm.

http://www.southfloridaworkerscompensationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1782

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jul 22

    Create a GRAT Before Interest Rates Rise

    Create a GRAT Before Interest Rates Rise
    Interest rates are currently at an all-time low, making it an imperative time to consider all the potential estate planning options that you may have.  Low interest rates provide an advantageous opportunity to utilize grantor-retained…
  • Jul 9

    Estate Planning Tips for Same-Sex Couples in the Wake of Obergefell

    Estate Planning Tips for Same-Sex Couples in the Wake of Obergefell
    As was recently decided by the United States Supreme Court, same-sex couples can legally wed in every state in the country.  Not only will same-sex couples be able to marry in any state of their choosing, but they are also now afforded…
  • Jul 1

    May I disinherit my spouse?

    May I disinherit my spouse?
    “For better or for worse.” These are the traditional words that our society associates with wedding vows, indicating that the two individuals marrying each other are making a commitment to each other in good times and in bad…
Rank this Week: 4417

Florida Auto Accident Blog

Florida Auto Accident Blog

Contains legal information pertaining to auto accidents and injuries in Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.floridaautolawyers.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    West Palm Beach Man Jailed in Road Rage Incident

    West Palm Beach Man Jailed in Road Rage Incident
    A West Palm Beach man was arrested on Monday under the suspicion that he was the aggressor in a road rage incident that took place July 6. On the day in question, a mother along with her two small children and their grandmother in her…
  • Jul 7

    Pensacola Accident Causes a Few Delays on U.S. 98

    Pensacola Accident Causes a Few Delays on U.S. 98
    A small accident on U.S. 98 in Pensacola caused some slight delays this afternoon, when a small SUV in the furthest right lane was stopped waiting to turn right. Another vehicle approached the intersection in the outside lane and attempted…
  • Jun 29

    Waterford Lakes Crash Results in Fatality

    Waterford Lakes Crash Results in Fatality
    An unexplained accident early Sunday morning has claimed the life of a 21-year-old Orlando woman. According to Florida Highway Patrol, a vehicle was traveling eastbound along State Road 408 when it left the road and traveled across all lanes…
Rank this Week: 1394

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1738

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/
  • Jul 21

    South Florida Homicide Raises Negligent Security Issue

    South Florida Homicide Raises Negligent Security Issue
    If you live in south Florida you may recall the very tragic case of a 19-year-old chef who was murdered in her apartment in the City of Oakland Park last year. On June 3rd, 2014 police say that the killer entered through a sliding-glass door…
  • Jul 8

    Florida Medical Malpractice Caps Ruled Unconstitutional

    Florida Medical Malpractice Caps Ruled Unconstitutional
    Florida Medical Malpractice Caps Ruled Unconstitutional How do you relate pain and suffering to someone? You can use hand motions like rubbing your forehead and say “Wow, I have a terrible headache!” But that only goes so far,…
  • Jun 22

    Social Media Privacy and Florida Law

    Social Media Privacy and Florida Law
    A case involving a “slip and fall” claim in Florida is challenging some widely-held expectations regarding privacy on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. A woman named Maria Nucci claimed that on February 4, 2010, she…
Rank this Week: 1319

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1813

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    Decision Challenges Florida’s Cap on Medical Malpractice Claim

    Decision Challenges Florida’s Cap on Medical Malpractice Claim
    According to a recent article in the Orlando Sentinel, a court decision could end up serving as “another blow to a controversial 2003 law that limits the amounts of money injured patients can receive in medical malpractice cases.”…
  • Jul 21

    Fewer Florida Boating Accidents This Fourth of July

    Fewer Florida Boating Accidents This Fourth of July
    Typically the Fourth of July weekend is the perfect storm for boating accidents in Florida. However, this year law enforcement officers are reporting a decrease in the number of reported accidents – a result they claim is due to…
  • Jul 20

    Florida Crash on Three Oaks Parkway Results in Fatality

    Florida Crash on Three Oaks Parkway Results in Fatality
    A 21-year-old man was driving a 1998 Lexus sedan north along Three Oaks Parkway in Estero on Sunday morning at approximately 2:40 a.m., when he lost control of his vehicle. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the Lexus drifted into the…
Rank this Week: 1694