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Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury claims. By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Poor Care Doesn't Deter Nursing Homes From Federal Loan Perk

    Poor Care Doesn't Deter Nursing Homes From Federal Loan Perk
    Nursing homes that violate the rights and basic care standards of patients should always be held accountable. One way government regulators seek to do this is by issuing poor ratings to nursing homes that fail the grade. Fines are levied in…
  • Nov 22

    Wrong-Way DUI Crash in Volusia Devastates Familie

    Wrong-Way DUI Crash in Volusia Devastates Familie
    An Orange City woman sat in a courtroom recently, holding back tears as she apologized. Repeatedly. She struggled for months to find the right words that might bring healing. But when the crime involves the loss of two sisters due to the…
  • Nov 20

    Florida Guardrail Safety Questioned Amid Litigation

    Florida Guardrail Safety Questioned Amid Litigation
    In the wake of a $175 million verdict against highway guardrail producer Trinity Industries Inc., some 30 states banned new installation of the devices by that manufacturer. Florida was not among them. According to the federal False Claims…
Rank this Week: 4858

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1521

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida personal injury developments. By Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck, P.A.

http://www.florida-personal-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Insurance Coverage in Florida Negligent Security Case

    Insurance Coverage in Florida Negligent Security Case
    A person injured in an assault may, depending on the circumstances surrounding the assault, have a claim against the premises owner for negligent security. Such cases may include allegations that the premises owner failed to provide adequate…
  • Nov 20

    When Is a Settlement Reached in Florida?

    When Is a Settlement Reached in Florida?
    Even when an insurer agrees to pay an accident victim, the insurer sometimes places unreasonable terms and conditions on that settlement. In a recent case, the Fourth District considered whether the parties had reached a binding…
  • Nov 10

    Examination Under Oath in Florida Insurance Policie

    Examination Under Oath in Florida Insurance Policie
    This blog has previously discussed State Farm Mutual Ins. Co. v. Curran, in which the Florida Supreme Court found that submitting to a compulsory medical examination (“CME”) was not a condition precedent to coverage. In a recent…
Rank this Week: 1931

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Nov 24

    DID YOU EVER WONDER HOW INSURANCE COMPANIES VALUE ACCIDENT CLAIMS?

    DID YOU EVER WONDER HOW INSURANCE COMPANIES VALUE ACCIDENT CLAIMS?
    If you have been in an accident and were injured, the insurance company magically comes up with a dollar amount to pay for your injury, pain and suffering. Often that number seems low and doesn’t even cover your medical bills....
  • Nov 12

    Choosing the Right Accident Lawyer For Your Case

    Choosing the Right Accident Lawyer For Your Case
    Important questions to ask when choosing an accident or injury lawyer.
  • Oct 27

    THE AGGRESSIVE LAWYER

    THE AGGRESSIVE LAWYER
    In law school, we are taught that ours is a noble and civil profession populated by genteel intellectuals guided in their every action by the rule of law. What a shock it is, then, when we encounter an "aggressive lawyer"...
Rank this Week: 3777

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Nov 24

    Office of Inspector General Work Plan 2015: A Provider's Overview-Part 2

    Office of Inspector General Work Plan 2015: A Provider's Overview-Part 2
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law and Michael L. Smith, R.R.T., J.D., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. …
  • Nov 21

    Office of Inspector General Work Plan 2015: A Provider's Overview-Part 1

    Office of Inspector General Work Plan 2015: A Provider's Overview-Part 1
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law and Michael L. Smith, R.R.T., J.D., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Each new fiscal year, the Office of the Inspector General…
  • Nov 17

    IRS Beefs Up Whistle-blower Awards Program

    IRS Beefs Up Whistle-blower Awards Program
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is hoping that a change in the law and the possibility of big payout will influence more whistle-blowers…
Rank this Week: 3719

Full Cup of Justice

Full Cup of Justice

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

http://www.floridaaccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Florida Witness Delivers Dying Words to Crash Victim’s Family

    Florida Witness Delivers Dying Words to Crash Victim’s Family
    Late last week, a Tampa 18-year-old was driving her scooter on Orange Street when a Jeep that was traveling northbound struck her. According to a local news report and witnesses, the woman was thrown from her scooter and ended up in a ditch.…
  • Nov 17

    Molino Teen Killed In Tragic Automobile Accident

    Molino Teen Killed In Tragic Automobile Accident
    Early last week, a Molino 16-year-old was killed in a car accident on US Highway 29 at State Road 97 around 4:00 p.m. According to one local news report, the victim was a passenger in a Hyundai Sonata being driven by another high-school…
  • Nov 10

    Update on Florida’s No Texting While Driving Law

    Update on Florida’s No Texting While Driving Law
    In October 2013, Florida enacted a law to make texting while driving illegal. According to a local news report, cell-phone provider AT&T has also gotten behind the new law and has taken the initiative to educate young students about…
Rank this Week: 1642

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Nov 24

    Fatal Bike Accidents on the Rise

    Fatal Bike Accidents on the Rise
    Cancer. Heart disease. Tumors. Car accidents. What do these have in common? They are some of the most common causes of death in the U.S. Soon, a new contender may join the running for the deadliest risk facing Americans—bicycle…
  • Nov 19

    Dangers to Watch Out for this Thanksgiving

    Dangers to Watch Out for this Thanksgiving
    While the rest of your family is carving the turkey or picking teams for backyard flag football, the last place you want to be is in the emergency room. Unfortunately, the ER is exactly where many Americans end up on…
  • Nov 12

    What Is Mentally Distracted Driving?

    What Is Mentally Distracted Driving?
    If you asked a dozen people to describe distracted driving, you’d probably hear things like this: “It’s when people are driving while using their phones or doing other stuff like that.” “Distracted driving is…
Rank this Week: 2506

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2833

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer…

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.panamacityfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Implications of Changes to the Medicaid-Third Party Liability Statute for Tort Plaintiff

    Implications of Changes to the Medicaid-Third Party Liability Statute for Tort Plaintiff
    After a life-altering event, a victim's focus is generally on recovery and restoring the quality of life before a car accident or a surgeon's malpractice. However, medical bills can quickly escalate into hundreds of thousands of dollars and a…
  • Nov 19

    Mandatory Arbitration Agreements in Nursing Home Contracts Prey on the Elderly

    Mandatory Arbitration Agreements in Nursing Home Contracts Prey on the Elderly
    A group of nursing home workers in Florida were recently charged with the brutal beating of a resident suffering from dementia. The abuse was captured on tape as the workers repeatedly struck the victim on the head, arms and legs. Yet,…
  • Nov 14

    Confidential Settlements: Protecting Corporations not Victims from Faulty Vehicle

    Confidential Settlements: Protecting Corporations not Victims from Faulty Vehicle
    It was only after the recall of nearly 1.37 million cars and the deaths of at least 27 people that GM begin to take responsibility for its fatally flawed ignition switches. It was found that General Motors knew for more than a decade that its…
Rank this Week: 4832

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 24

    Home Health Care – Labor Law Changes Take Effect Jan. 1, 2015

    Home Health Care – Labor Law Changes Take Effect Jan. 1, 2015
    Significant changes in the law become effective on January 1, 2015 January 1, 2015 marks the end of the long-standing “companionship exemption” for agency-employed direct care workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act…
  • Aug 13

    Patent Pilot Program in Southern District of Florida Scrubbed

    Patent Pilot Program in Southern District of Florida Scrubbed
    On June 20, 2011, Judge Federico A. Moreno, Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, signed Administrative Order 2011-53 establishing a pilot program to encourage the enhancement of expertise by…
  • Aug 13

    Patent Pilot Program in Southern District of Florida Scrubbed

    Patent Pilot Program in Southern District of Florida Scrubbed
    On June 20, 2011, Judge Federico A. Moreno, Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, signed Administrative Order 2011-53 establishing a pilot program to encourage the enhancement of expertise by…
Rank this Week: 3025

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/
  • Nov 24

    Ten Years Prison for Four-Time DUI Offender in Wrong-Way Crash

    Ten Years Prison for Four-Time DUI Offender in Wrong-Way Crash
    Many people think of a DUI arrest as something of an inconvenience. They know they'll likely lose their license for a time, incur hefty fines and court costs and will probably need to hire a lawyer if they hope to negotiate lighter penalties.…
  • Nov 14

    Long v. Florida - Felony Conviction Reversed for Inherent Prejudice of Jury

    Long v. Florida - Felony Conviction Reversed for Inherent Prejudice of Jury
    It's inevitable that everyone carries their own personal feelings, attitudes and beliefs which color their perceptions of the world around them. Jurors are no different. It is expected that attorneys and judges, though the voire dire…
  • Nov 7

    Florida, Ohio Issue Conflicting DUI Breathalyzer Ruling

    Florida, Ohio Issue Conflicting DUI Breathalyzer Ruling
    Florida and Ohio courts both recently were tasked with weighing the viability of breathalyzer results as key evidence in criminal cases alleging driving under the influence of alcohol. Both courts came up with different answers. The news…
Rank this Week: 1711

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    OCC: Banks Need Better Risk Culture

    OCC: Banks Need Better Risk Culture
    Thomas J. Curry, now the Comptroller of the Currency in the U.S., recently penned an opinion piece on how public trust in banking, vital to a healthy economy, has largely been lost in recent years and how banks must rethink their corporate…
  • Nov 22

    Bank of America Mortgage Meltdown Liability Stands at $91 Billion

    Bank of America Mortgage Meltdown Liability Stands at $91 Billion
    It's been six years since the housing crisis and subsequent Great Recession reared their ugly heads, ultimately revealing extensive banking and mortgage servicing abuses that led us down that path in the first place. In that time, one of the…
  • Nov 18

    Report: Banks Don't Suffer in Settlements Meant to Punish

    Report: Banks Don't Suffer in Settlements Meant to Punish
    Although virtually no one involved in the Wall Street wrongdoing that led our nation toward a Great Recession has ever set foot inside a jail cell, there are those who point instead to the numerous, multi-billion settlement offers government…
Rank this Week: 3888

Stock Broker Attorney Blog

Stock Broker Attorney Blog

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

http://www.stockbrokerattorney.com/blog
  • Nov 23

    UBS Puerto Rico Enters $5.2 Million Settlement

    UBS Puerto Rico Enters $5.2 Million Settlement
    In a settlement with Puerto Rico's regulator of financial institutions, UBS has agreed to pay $5.2 million because of their practices involved in the sale of Puerto Rico closed-end municipal bonds. UBS will pay $1.7 million in…
  • Nov 12

    Private Equity Performance Probed by SEC

    Private Equity Performance Probed by SEC
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is questioning how private equity firms report average net returns, also known as the net internal rate of return (IRR), for past funds in their marketing materials for new funds to…
  • Nov 6

    What is a Breach of Fiduciary Duty?

    What is a Breach of Fiduciary Duty?
    When you use a financial advisor or broker to invest in the stock market, you are putting your trust in that individual to act in your interest and for your benefit. When that investment professional fails to conduct themselves with integrity…
Rank this Week: 3181

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    1 in 5 Nursing Home Patients Suffer Resident-on-Resident Abuse

    1 in 5 Nursing Home Patients Suffer Resident-on-Resident Abuse
    There has been increased media coverage and attention given to the rise in nursing home abuse and neglect, and for good reason. According to a recent report, one in five nursing home patients suffers abuse by another resident. The study found…
  • Nov 17

    Two Florida Aides Caught on Camera Abusing Alzheimer’s Patient

    Two Florida Aides Caught on Camera Abusing Alzheimer’s Patient
    Making the decision to put your elderly loved one in 24-hour-care can be emotional and difficult. In Florida, families should be concerned with the quality of care being provided, as well as the potential for negligence and abuse. In a recent…
  • Nov 15

    Rising Hepatitis C in Nursing Homes Prompt Litigation, Fear

    Rising Hepatitis C in Nursing Homes Prompt Litigation, Fear
    Additional confirmed cases of Hepatitis C have been linked to a nursing home in North Dakota that is currently the subject of a federal lawsuit alleging negligent care that led to exposure. The new cases bring the total associated with this…
Rank this Week: 3837

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Scott v. C.R. Bard – Surgical Device Failure, Assert All Claims Timely

    Scott v. C.R. Bard – Surgical Device Failure, Assert All Claims Timely
    Recently, a federal jury in Florida awarded $27 million to four claimants alleging medical device failure related to vaginal mesh implants produced by Boston Scientific. A few days later, federal jurors in West Virginia awarded $18.5 million…
  • Nov 20

    Workers’ Comp Attorney Fee Caps at Issue Before Florida Supreme Court

    Workers’ Comp Attorney Fee Caps at Issue Before Florida Supreme Court
    The Florida Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this month in a case that asks whether fee caps for those who represent employees in workers’ compensation laws are legal. The case before the court is Castellanos v. Next Door Company,…
  • Nov 20

    Report: Woman Hit By Tow Truck Gives Birth While in Critical Condition

    Report: Woman Hit By Tow Truck Gives Birth While in Critical Condition
    The young Tampa mother-to-be wanted a little girl more than anything, and family members say she was doing everything right. She was eating healthy, abstaining from alcohol and keeping all her regular prenatal visits. In fact, she was on her…
Rank this Week: 1901

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

    Debtors' Ability to Strip Second Mortgages: the Door May Be Slammed Shut Soon so File Now!
    As a Florida consumer bankruptcy attorney, we have been able to remove and strip off second mortgages due to the 11th Circuit's decision in McNeal a couple years back. It is the only Circuit in the country that allows for a second mortgage…
  • Sep 14

    Watch out for Scam Bill Collectors Calling after a Bankruptcy is Filed

    Watch out for Scam Bill Collectors Calling after a Bankruptcy is Filed
    I don't know if this is occurring to our Florida bankruptcy clients, but I imagine it is. The ABI I have a warning for you about scam bill collectors. Criminal gangs are posing as law enforcement officials. They are calling people and…
  • Aug 30

    Stop Continued Calls by Mortgage Company

    Stop Continued Calls by Mortgage Company
    Many of our Tampa Bay, Florida clients facing foreclosure want to speak with their mortgage company and reach some kind of agreement for a loan mod, deed in lieu, cash for keys or short sale. Many do not. They've been there and done that…
Rank this Week: 4610

ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

Covers Florida family law. By the Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A.

http://abcfamilyblog.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 22

    Advanced Training: Get More Collaborative Cases!

    Advanced Training: Get More Collaborative Cases!
    Are you an attorney, mental health professional, financial professional, or mediator who wants to build a profitable and satisfying collaborative practice?  Do you want more collaborative cases? Next Generation Divorce has a…
  • Nov 15

    Podcast: Comparing Collaborative Divorce and Mediation

    Podcast: Comparing Collaborative Divorce and Mediation
    I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Garin Vick in Tampa, Florida, where we recorded an interview for his podcast show, Divorce without Destruction.  We discussed the similarities and differences between collaborative…
  • Nov 15

    Podcast: Comparing Collaborative Divorce and Mediation

    Podcast: Comparing Collaborative Divorce and Mediation
    I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Garin Vick in Tampa, Florida, where we recorded an interview for his podcast show, Divorce without Destruction.  We discussed the similarities and differences between collaborative…
Rank this Week: 4602

FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
  • Nov 21

    Do Civil Appeal Harmless Error Findings Require Special Consideration?

    Do Civil Appeal Harmless Error Findings Require Special Consideration?
    Kristen Larson In Special v. West Boca Medical Center (SC11-2511), the Florida Supreme Court held that the Fourth District Court of Appeals erred in ruling that an error which “more likely than not” did not contribute to the…
  • Nov 18

    Court Orders Release of Documents in Redistricting Case

    Court Orders Release of Documents in Redistricting Case
    John Koeppel On November 13, the Florida Supreme Court affirmed a trial court ruling which ordered Data Targeting, Inc., its president Pat Bainter, and others (collectively, “non-parties” or “Bainter”) to produce 538…
  • Nov 17

    When is a Suspicion Founded Sufficiently to Support a Detention?

    When is a Suspicion Founded Sufficiently to Support a Detention?
    Kristen Larson Earlier this month the Florida Supreme Court heard Williams v. State. (SC13-2315). The central issue in this case is whether the Fourth District Court of Appeals erred in affirming the trial court’s admission of evidence…
Rank this Week: 2431

HR Defense Blog

HR Defense Blog

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

http://www.akerman.com/Blogs/hrdefense/
  • Nov 21

    President Obama Outlines Executive Action on Immigration

    President Obama Outlines Executive Action on Immigration
    POSTED BY SCOTT BETTRIDGE ON NOVEMBER 21, 2014 President Obama has ambitiously announced several executive actions that have the potential to impact undocumented immigrants, as well as employers, foreign national workers, and their spouses.…
  • Nov 14

    Court Slaps Down EEOC Subpoena, Refusing to Allow Agency to Expand its Investigation

    Court Slaps Down EEOC Subpoena, Refusing to Allow Agency to Expand its Investigation
    POSTED BY RICHARD D. TUSCHMAN ON NOVEMBER 14, 2014 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has broad authority to investigate allegations of employment discrimination. But there are limits to that authority, as illustrated by a recent…
  • Oct 23

    Failure to Disclose Procedures Dooms Arbitration Agreement

    Failure to Disclose Procedures Dooms Arbitration Agreement
    POSTED BY RICHARD D. TUSCHMAN ON OCTOBER 23, 2014 As a general rule, courts will uphold agreements that require employees to arbitrate their employment disputes. But an employer seeking to compel arbitration must show that…
Rank this Week: 3360

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/
  • Nov 21

    NHTSA Announces National Recall of Defective Takata Driver-Side Air Bag

    NHTSA Announces National Recall of Defective Takata Driver-Side Air Bag
    Federal safety officials with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a statement on Tuesday that mandated that auto manufacturers issue a nationwide recall of any vehicle equipped with Takata airbags. More specifically,…
  • Nov 18

    Deadline Extended for GM Ignition Switch Accident Claim

    Deadline Extended for GM Ignition Switch Accident Claim
    Reuters is reporting that the families of people killed or injured in crashes involving General Motors cars that had a deadly ignition switch defect will have an extra month to submit claims for payment under GM’s victim compensation…
  • Nov 14

    Millions of Takata Airbags Recalled

    Millions of Takata Airbags Recalled
    Takata is in the middle of recalling nearly 12 million automobiles worldwide for faulty airbags. The Japanese manufacturer’s defective airbags have been linked to numerous injuries and deaths. The airbags contain a faulty inflator that…
Rank this Week: 4180

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

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

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Nov 21

    From the same wonderful folks who brought you conflict minerals (among other things)

    From the same wonderful folks who brought you conflict minerals (among other things)
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal has written to SEC Chair White urging that the SEC label so-called “fee-shifting” bylaws major risk factors and require companies to disclose them before any…
  • Nov 10

    ISS and Glass Lewis publish 2015 voting policie

    ISS and Glass Lewis publish 2015 voting policie
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis have issued their voting policies for the 2015 annual meeting season.  For the most part, both proxy advisory firms’ 2015 policies are refinements of…
  • Nov 8

    Game on: ISS and Glass Lewis issue 2015 voting policie

    Game on: ISS and Glass Lewis issue 2015 voting policie
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm Last week I posted an UpTick about the rollout of ISS’s voting policies for 2015.  This week saw what appears to be the completion of that rollout, and we were also blessed with the publication of Glass…
Rank this Week: 3492

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Forced Arbitration in Medical Malpractice Cases Could Take Away Your Right to a Jury

    Forced Arbitration in Medical Malpractice Cases Could Take Away Your Right to a Jury
    If you are injured as a result of medical malpractice, you probably have the expectation that you’ll get your day in court, the chance to tell your story to a jury of your peers, and the opportunity to confront those who have wronged…
  • Nov 7

    Private Cell Phone Data May be Discoverable in Litigation

    Private Cell Phone Data May be Discoverable in Litigation
    In disputed injury cases, getting evidence that may be difficult to obtain can be the difference between winning and losing. When we think of evidence, we often think of witnesses and medical records and maybe even video camera recordings.…
  • Oct 30

    How to Deal With “Pre-Existing” Injuries or Ailment

    How to Deal With “Pre-Existing” Injuries or Ailment
    If you are injured in an accident, it is very possible that it may not be the first injury you’ve ever sustained. As we go throughout our lives, and our body ages, we may well have medical problems, whether they are related or not to…
Rank this Week: 1434

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

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

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Nov 21

    Sarah Hale’s Letter and Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

    Sarah Hale’s Letter and Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation
    In September, 1863, Sarah J. Hale’s fifteen year effort to have the last Thursday of November become a nationally recognized day of Thanksgiving became a reality when, in the midst of the Civil War, Lincoln issued a proclamation in…
  • Nov 17

    Sixth Amendment’s Public Trial: From Communal Duty to Accused’s Right

    Sixth Amendment’s Public Trial: From Communal Duty to Accused’s Right
    The Constitution’s Bill of Rights contains many procedural protections for those the government accuses of having committed a crime.  Among them is the Sixth Amendment right to a “public…
  • Nov 13

    Sixth Amendment’s Speedy Trial Right: Ancient, Worthy and Elusive

    Sixth Amendment’s Speedy Trial Right: Ancient, Worthy and Elusive
    The Constitution’s Bill of Rights contains many protections for those the government accuses of having committed a crime.  Among them is the Sixth Amendment right to a “speedy trial”.  The provision is stated:…
Rank this Week: 2728

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Nov 21

    David T. Aronberg Named a “Superb Attorney” by Avvo!

    David T. Aronberg Named a “Superb Attorney” by Avvo!
    Partner David T. Aronberg has been named a “Superb Attorney” by Avvo, which uses an internal rating system to evaluate attorneys all over the country. Based on Avvo’s assessment, David has been given a rating of 9.9, one of…
  • Nov 14

    One Injured as Car Flips Over in Boca Raton Crash

    One Injured as Car Flips Over in Boca Raton Crash
    Our Palm Beach County personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg understand that on the night of Wednesday, November 12th, a car crash on Yamato Road near Route 441 in Boca Raton left a …The post One Injured…
  • Nov 11

    Detergent Pods and Product Liability

    Detergent Pods and Product Liability
    Most of us familiar with operating washing machines are also familiar with detergent pods – the small, handy packets of detergent that you drop in the washing machine, thereby eliminating the need for pouring in liquid detergent from…
Rank this Week: 3238

@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
  • Nov 21

    What is Legal Scholarship Worth?

    What is Legal Scholarship Worth?
    I recently had the pleasure of attending the Jotwell (The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)) 5th Anniversary Conference, Legal Scholarship We Like and Why It Matters. This post contains citations (and links) to all of the articles by…
  • Sep 10

    The Pink and Yellow Duplex: Howard Bowe and Police Militarization

    The Pink and Yellow Duplex: Howard Bowe and Police Militarization
    Pay no attention to the title. This is not the story of the pink and yellow duplex. The pink and yellow duplex is merely where the story takes place. The pink and yellow duplex is a symbol. It is a particularly ugly duplex that has a…
  • Aug 18

    Bullets Can’t Discriminate

    Bullets Can’t Discriminate
    Bullets are not color-blind But a bullet cannot hate A bullet on a mission Will never discriminate A bullet cannot envision What is wrong and what is right A bullet cannot see nuance Nor can it see in black and white A bullet doesn’t…
Rank this Week: 1755

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3331

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: 3857

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.guntrustlawyer.com/
  • Nov 21

    Florida becomes 33rd State to Legalize Hunting with Suppressor

    Florida becomes 33rd State to Legalize Hunting with Suppressor
    Unlike most states which have changed the laws, In Florida you can hunt with Suppressors starting today. This morning the following announcement was sent out by Marion Hammer the Executive Director of the SSF and past president of the NRA...
  • Nov 19

    Florida Vote on Hunting with Suppressors this week- Time to Get a Florida Gun Trust

    Florida Vote on Hunting with Suppressors this week- Time to Get a Florida Gun Trust
    It is expected that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will repeal the 1957 ban on hunting with a sound suppressor. This change will remove the prohibition on the use of suppressed firearms for taking (hunting) deer, gray…
  • Nov 19

    ATF Update on Sig Brace? SBR or SBR and Gun Trust

    ATF Update on Sig Brace? SBR or SBR and Gun Trust
    In the last few days a letter has surfaced on the Internet reportedly written to a small shotgun maker, which states that shouldering a Sig Sauer SB 15 pistol stabilizing brace could change a firearms classification to a short barrel...
Rank this Week: 1573

Florida Banking Law Blog

Florida Banking Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting banking, finance and loan enforcement in Florida. By Rogers Towers, PA.

http://www.floridabankinglawblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Operation Choke Point

    Operation Choke Point
    Authored by Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersAs part of a coordinated, multi-agency initiative known as “Operation Choke Point,” the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has warned financial institutions that they might be…
  • Nov 18

    Judgment Debtor in Garnishment Action Has No Vested Right to Compel Strict Compliance With Service of Process Requirements on Garnishee

    Judgment Debtor in Garnishment Action Has No Vested Right to Compel Strict Compliance With Service of Process Requirements on Garnishee
    Authored by Armando Nozzolillo and Michael S. Waskiewiczand Armando Nozzolillo and Michael S. Waskiewicz of Rogers TowersGarnishments are one of the most effective tools at a creditor’s disposal for collection purposes.  The rules…
  • Nov 13

    Usury in Florida: Exceptions to Civil Penaltie

    Usury in Florida: Exceptions to Civil Penaltie
    Authored by Scott J. Kennelly and Janet C. Owens and Scott J. Kennelly and Janet C. Owens of Rogers TowersWhen a lender “willfully” charges interest in excess of statutory limits, civil usury penalties may apply. …
Rank this Week: 3466

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2711

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.ocalainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Florida Teen Charged with Manslaughter and DUI

    Florida Teen Charged with Manslaughter and DUI
    A local teen was charged last week with manslaughter and DUI after an accident he caused in August of this year. According to a report by one Florida newspaper, the teenager was driving with three passengers around seven in the morning on…
  • Nov 12

    Follow-up to Florida Polo Mogul Retrial

    Follow-up to Florida Polo Mogul Retrial
    Late last week, the founder of the International Polo Club was found guilty in a fatal drunk-driving crash. A local news report explained that the defendant was found guilty in 2012 for the accident, but it was overturned after juror…
  • Nov 11

    Medical Malpractice Case Reversed in Favor of Plaintiff

    Medical Malpractice Case Reversed in Favor of Plaintiff
    The Supreme Court of Idaho reversed a medical malpractice case in favor of the plaintiff. The defendant is a nursing home that specializes in long-term rehabilitation care. The plaintiff’s mother was a resident of the nursing home…
Rank this Week: 1288

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Nov 21

    “Let’s Make a Deal”: Dangers of Condominium and Homeowner Associations Accepting Partial Payments for Delinquent Assessment

    “Let’s Make a Deal”: Dangers of Condominium and Homeowner Associations Accepting Partial Payments for Delinquent Assessment
    Since the real estate meltdown which began in 2006, many condominium and homeowner associations have struggled with a significant increase in delinquent assessments. Any money received by an association from a delinquent owner helps, and many…
  • Oct 24

    Should I Form an LLC for My Beach Rental?

    Should I Form an LLC for My Beach Rental?
    Living and practicing on Sanibel, I have many clients who come to us when they purchase a condominium or home for investment income. One of the questions that often arises is whether they should hold their investment real estate in a separate…
  • Oct 7

    Update: Condemnation of Underwater Mortgage

    Update: Condemnation of Underwater Mortgage
    Recent weeks have seen several developments with the condemnation of underwater mortgages. As reported by the New Jersey Spotlight, two new New Jersey mayors are moving in different directions on the underwater mortgage issue. In Newark,…
Rank this Week: 2842

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://www.cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Cruise Ship Owners Not Immune From Negligence of its Medical Staff

    Cruise Ship Owners Not Immune From Negligence of its Medical Staff
    More coverage and opinion regarding Franza v. Royal Caribbean, this time in Workboat.com. Read the article here. Waks and Barnett, P.A. was instrumental in pushing this case toward the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of its client.…
  • Nov 17

    Again? Princess Cruises’ Crown Princess Deals With Norovirus Outbreak

    Again? Princess Cruises’ Crown Princess Deals With Norovirus Outbreak
    Another Norovirus outbreak – this time on the Crown Princess – has the cruise industry scratching its collective head. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 158 of 3,009 passengers (5.25%) reported being sick. The…
  • Nov 14

    Nov. 10, 2014 Ruling Allows Victims of Medical Malpractice on Cruise Ships to Sue

    Nov. 10, 2014 Ruling Allows Victims of Medical Malpractice on Cruise Ships to Sue
    A significant decision favors injured cruise ship passengers In what can be considered a ‘major victory’ for cruise ship passengers, a new ruling now allows those passengers, who were victims of medical malpractice by the doctors…
Rank this Week: 3481

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Do you have these pieces of evidence to win your unemployability claim?

    Do you have these pieces of evidence to win your unemployability claim?
    To show that you are entitled to VA unemployability you have prove that your VA service connected disabilities keep you from working.  You must also have a combined rating of 70% with at least one of those ratings being for 40% or a…
  • Nov 20

    Top six reasons VA denied my claim

    Top six reasons VA denied my claim
    1. VA did not have proof of my injury in service You must show that your disability is related to an in-sevice incident.  If VA said that there was no proof of what happened in service then you need to find something to back up what you…
  • Nov 13

    Service Connection Rules for Combat Veteran

    Service Connection Rules for Combat Veteran
    There are three steps to proving service connection for a disability: evidence of a current disability, an in-service incident that could have caused or aggravated the disability, and a nexus between the current disability and the in-service…
Rank this Week: 3794

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Nov 20

    Research Your Florida Real Estate Investment

    Research Your Florida Real Estate Investment
    Research Florida Real Estate Investments When you decide to invest in Florida real estate you have to do research first. Whether you want to buy a commercial property, rental property, pre-construction or property that will be flipped, only…
  • Nov 12

    How to Benefit from Buying Off Plan Florida Real Estate

    How to Benefit from Buying Off Plan Florida Real Estate
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan Attorneys in Winter Park. I’m going to talk just for a minute about buying off plan Florida real estate or pre-construction. Now like so many other things in life, it can be great or it…
  • Nov 12

    Tips for Buying Florida Real Estate from Oversea

    Tips for Buying Florida Real Estate from Oversea
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan Attorneys in Winter Park Florida. We often take certain things about real estate transactions for granted, yet I often forget when a foreign investor comes in the whole thing is foreign to them…
Rank this Week: 3844

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

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

    National Driver Survey Intends to Make Safer Roads and Driver

    National Driver Survey Intends to Make Safer Roads and Driver
    Researchers at the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research have been watching people drive as part of a national study on driver habits for the past few years. The goal of the study was to gather data on…
  • Nov 14

    Takata Airbag Recall Continue

    Takata Airbag Recall Continue
    Takata Corporation, the Japanese maker of air bags used by auto manufacturers, is accused of selling faulty airbags to at least 11 different automakers dating back as far as 2001. The problem with these airbags is that they can rupture and…
  • Nov 11

    McDonald’s Recalls Hello Kitty Toy in Happy Meal

    McDonald’s Recalls Hello Kitty Toy in Happy Meal
    McDonald’s has issued a voluntary recall for 2.5 million Hello Kitty lollipop whistles after determining the toys pose a choking hazard to small children. According to reports, McDonald’s received two reports of children choking…
Rank this Week: 2108

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Provides personal injury news and tips. By Morgan Dramis.

http://www.sarasotainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    CALIFORNIA AND FLORIDA HAVE THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF BICYCLE ACCIDENT FATALITIES

    CALIFORNIA AND FLORIDA HAVE THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF BICYCLE ACCIDENT FATALITIES
    According to research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), California has taken the top spot regarding bicycle accident fatalities with Florida not far behind in second place. Between 2010 and 2012, California had 338 fatal…
  • Nov 14

    LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST RED LIGHT CAMERAS IN FLORIDA

    LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST RED LIGHT CAMERAS IN FLORIDA
    A recent ruling by Florida's 4th District Court could possibly jeopardize all pending red light camera citation cases. An appeals court in Broward County held that the city of Hollywood Florida illegally allowed American Traffic Solutions…
  • Nov 3

    SARASOTA AND BRADENTON SPINAL CORD INJURY ATTORNEYS

    SARASOTA AND BRADENTON SPINAL CORD INJURY ATTORNEYS
    Spinal cord injuries from motor vehicle accidents can cause permanent disabilities. A spinal cord injury is a fracture or dislocation of the vertebrae that is usually caused by a sudden impact to the spine. Spinal cord injuries can include…
Rank this Week: 3271

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Covers business and legal issues affecting loan repurchases, mortgage-backed securities and mortgage insurance. By Bilzin Sumberg.

http://www.mortgagecrisiswatch.com/
  • Nov 20

    BofA Underwater Mortgage Cases Hit Supreme Court

    BofA Underwater Mortgage Cases Hit Supreme Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear two cases brought by Bank of America regarding whether a second mortgage on an underwater property can be voided during Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Both cases involve Florida homeowners who sued to void second…
  • Nov 3

    Freddie Mac’s Index Shows Housing Market Improvement

    Freddie Mac’s Index Shows Housing Market Improvement
    According to Freddie Mac, things are looking up for the South Florida housing market. The August Multi-Indicator Market Index (MIMI) ratings, released last Friday, awarded the Miami Metro Area a score of 69.2. While Miami is still 11 points…
  • Oct 17

    Connect at the 2014 MBA Annual Convention & Expo

    Connect at the 2014 MBA Annual Convention & Expo
    The 2014 MBA Annual Convention & Expo will be held in Las Vegas, NV from October 19-22. My colleague Robert M. Siegel and I will be attending the conference. As many of you know, we lead the mortgage industry team here at Bilzin Sumberg.…
Rank this Week: 3612

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: 1702

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Flower Company Sniffs Out Unfair Florida Tax

    Flower Company Sniffs Out Unfair Florida Tax
    Anytime I need a gift for just about any reason, 1-800 Flowers or Flowers.com, is where I turn to first. The online retailers make it incredibly easy for someone who needs as much help as I normally do to send gifts to others. I can just go…
  • Nov 14

    Florida Car Dealers Next on DOR Hit List

    Florida Car Dealers Next on DOR Hit List
    Anytime the a state agency, such as the Florida Department of Revenue ("FL DOR") gets their hands on third party reporting, you can rest assured they will be coming after that industry in full force. In 2011, the FL DOR passed a law that…
  • Nov 4

    Portable Toilets - What's the True Object of the Transaction?

    Portable Toilets - What's the True Object of the Transaction?
    It never ceases to amaze me, the wide variety of companies that state agencies attempt to extort money from. Most states impose a sales tax on the sale or rental of tangible personal property. But what happens when the sale is part tangible…
Rank this Week: 2615

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Inside Florida’s Department of Children and Families (DCF)

    Inside Florida’s Department of Children and Families (DCF)
    The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is an agency in Florida with multi functions. Under Florida Statute the Department of Children and Family provides that its local offices, like the West Palm Beach DCF Office, shall provide…
  • Nov 18

    Allegations of Domestic Battery

    Allegations of Domestic Battery
    According to the Palm Beach Post, Attorney William Abramson, 47, faces domestic battery charges, in Palm Beach County, FL.  Mr. Abramson allegedly struck and pushed his girlfriend against her will, while calling her a “two bit…
  • Nov 11

    The State Of Florida and Local Municipalities Are Contracting Away Floridian’s Constitutional Rights!

    The State Of Florida and Local Municipalities Are Contracting Away Floridian’s Constitutional Rights!
    The State of Florida along with local Municipalities are contracting away many of Floridian’s valuable rights with big business. Local municipalities are giving away our rights to big business for the mighty dollar that is promised…
Rank this Week: 3861

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2617

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/
  • Nov 20

    What is Negligent Security and How Does it Affect You?

    What is Negligent Security and How Does it Affect You?
    We all want to feel safe in our homes, at work, and when we’re out and about. Stopping at the grocery store to use the ATM, we assume there is adequate security to assure our safety. That may not always be true, however. What level of…
  • Nov 18

    Critical Court Decision says Cruise Lines Open to Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Critical Court Decision says Cruise Lines Open to Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
    A wise man once said “Assumptions are dangerous things to make.” We assume a lot. When we take a trip aboard a multi-million dollar cruise ship for example, we assume we are safe from accidents and that we would receive…
  • Nov 12

    Facts About Medical Malpractice

    Facts About Medical Malpractice
    The headlines are sometimes stunning; multi-million-dollar awards to victims of medical malpractice. One might question just how prevalent malpractice is, and the answer is very. The fact is that medical malpractice is the 3rd leading cause…
Rank this Week: 1507

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/
  • Nov 19

    Tran Family Files Lawsuit Against Honda

    Tran Family Files Lawsuit Against Honda
    The family of Hein Tran, the driver injured when her airbag deployed in a crash in late September, has filed a lawsuit against auto manufacturer Honda in connection with her death in early October. The lawsuit is the first of its kind in that…
  • Nov 19

    Careless Driving on Tampa’s Selmon Expressway Causes Lane Closure

    Careless Driving on Tampa’s Selmon Expressway Causes Lane Closure
    Morning commuters heading east along Tampa’s Selmon Expressway were delayed on November 15th by an automobile accident that occurred around 8:00 a.m. A driver in a Chevy pickup truck was pulling a loaded trailer of wood and other debris…
  • Nov 14

    Brevard County Man Sentenced Today for Road Rage Killing

    Brevard County Man Sentenced Today for Road Rage Killing
    William Sherwood, the Brevard County man convicted on Wednesday Nov. 12th of a road rage killing in 2013, will be sentenced soon for his actions. According to Brevard County court documents, Sherwood rear-ended an SUV driven by John Pratt…
Rank this Week: 1362

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers boating safety and laws. By Dwayne Clark and Kristen Watson.

http://lawboat.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 19

    Florida Deadly Boating Accident - Maritime Lawyer

    Florida Deadly Boating Accident - Maritime Lawyer
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Florida Fish and Wildlife officials are investigating after a deadly boating accident three miles east of Boca Chita Key Sunday. According to FWC’s Jorge Pino, a 23-foot MAKO capsized when a wave swamped the…
  • Nov 19

    Carnival Cruise Lines hopes keeping you…

    Carnival Cruise Lines hopes keeping you connected to your everyday life will convince you to get away from it all. According to a press release, Carnival plans to install new, higher-speed wireless internet service on its 101 cruise ships to…
  • Feb 3

    Jacksovnille Dredging Project

    Jacksovnille Dredging Project
    Congresswoman Corrine Brown and Congressman Ander Crenshaw are still pushing to get the project for the deepening of the St. Johns River in the Water Resources Development Act Conference Report. The legislators sent a bipartisan Congressional…
Rank this Week: 2629