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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/
  • Aug 28

    Bank of America’s $16.65 Billion Settlement

    Bank of America’s $16.65 Billion Settlement
    In what is being reported as the largest settlement ever between the U.S. and a single business entity, Attorney General Eric Holder and Associate Attorney General Tony West announced Thursday that Bank of America Corp. (“BofA”)…
  • Aug 19

    Servicer’s Error Leads to $16 Million Award

    Servicer’s Error Leads to $16 Million Award
    Kate Berry reported in American Banker and SourceMedia’s National Mortgage News on how a $616 servicing error snowballed into a $16 million jury verdict. It was reported that a jury last month awarded $514,000 in…
  • Jul 23

    Citigroup Settles with DOJ for $7 Billion

    Citigroup Settles with DOJ for $7 Billion
    Citigroup announced last week that it will pay $7 billion to end an investigation by the U.S Department of Justice into misconduct related to its mortgage securitization practices.  The blockbuster settlement came days before DOJ lawyers…
Rank this Week: 3567

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida accidents. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Fort Lauderdale Injury Lawyers: Safe Labor Day Travel 2014

    Fort Lauderdale Injury Lawyers: Safe Labor Day Travel 2014
    The long Labor Day weekend is synonymous with outdoor barbeques, beaches, boats - and an uptick in fatalities attributed to drunken driving and impaired boating. Without fail, our Fort Lauderdale car accident lawyers have noted there are…
  • Aug 25

    Carman v. Tinkes - Comparative Fault Can Harm a Personal Injury Case

    Carman v. Tinkes - Comparative Fault Can Harm a Personal Injury Case
    In personal injury cases, plaintiff's degree of fault in the incident can impact the size of damages awarded and, in some states, preclude an injured party from receiving anything at all. Our Fort Lauderdale car accident lawyers know Florida…
  • Aug 8

    Child School Injuries a Concern as Classes Resume

    Child School Injuries a Concern as Classes Resume
    A Florida mother has filed a lawsuit against her daughter's former charter school as well as the maker of an inflatable "Sumo wrestling" suit, alleging that a "Spirit Day" activity went horribly wrong when the school failed to make sure the…
Rank this Week: 2880

Full Cup of Justice

Full Cup of Justice

Covers injury law. By Holliday, Bomhoff & Karatinos, P.L.

http://www.floridaaccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Mother and Cousin Injured in Florida DUI Accident

    Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Mother and Cousin Injured in Florida DUI Accident
    Earlier this month in Orlando, the mother and cousin of professional wrestler and actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson were injured in a DUI accident. According to a report by the Tampa Bay Times, the accident was caused by a drunk…
  • Aug 22

    Florida Hit-and-Run Accident Kills One Woman, Driver Still on the Run

    Florida Hit-and-Run Accident Kills One Woman, Driver Still on the Run
    Earlier this week in Lakeland, a woman was found dead on the side of the road on Clubhouse Road. According to a report by a local news source, the woman was found at around 6:40 a.m. by a passing motorist. Responding officers believe that she…
  • Aug 15

    Two-Boat Collision Claims the Life of Prominent Florida Attorney

    Two-Boat Collision Claims the Life of Prominent Florida Attorney
    Earlier this month in Key West, a Florida woman was killed in a boating accident while she was on a lobster-fishing trip with a friend. According to a local news report, the women were aboard a 44-foot catamaran when they noticed that a…
Rank this Week: 1964

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/
  • Aug 28

    Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act Applies to Anyone Collecting a Debt

    Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act Applies to Anyone Collecting a Debt
    Authored by Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersThe Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (“FCCPA”) prohibits anyone attempting to collect a debt from using certain types of abusive, deceptive, and misleading tactics.  In a…
  • Aug 26

    Non-Dischargeable Tax Debt Not Special Class of Unsecured Creditor

    Non-Dischargeable Tax Debt Not Special Class of Unsecured Creditor
    Authored by J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr.and Scott St. Amand of Rogers TowersIn numerous previous posts, we have noted that the purpose of the Bankruptcy Code is to help the “honest but unfortunate debtor.”  Like gerrymandering,…
  • Aug 21

    A New Case On Standing to Foreclose

    A New Case On Standing to Foreclose
    Authored by Douglas L. Waldorf, Jr. of Rogers TowersLegal standing to foreclose a note and mortgage continues to be an issue that frustrates plaintiffs and delights defense counsel.  Florida courts have consistently held that standing…
Rank this Week: 3411

HR Defense Blog

HR Defense Blog

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

http://www.akerman.com/Blogs/hrdefense/
  • Aug 28

    Federal Appeals Court Says Dodd-Frank Does Not Protect Overseas Whistleblower

    Federal Appeals Court Says Dodd-Frank Does Not Protect Overseas Whistleblower
    POSTED BY MATTHEW L. RANDSELL ON AUGUST 28, 2014 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that the Dodd-Frank Act does not protect whistleblowers outside the United States. In Liu Meng Lin v. Siemens AG, Case No.…
  • Aug 25

    Persuading Employee to Work Rather than Taking Unpaid Leave May Result in FMLA Violation

    Persuading Employee to Work Rather than Taking Unpaid Leave May Result in FMLA Violation
    POSTED BY RICHARD D. TUSCHMAN ON AUGUST 25, 2014 The Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") requires employers to provide eligible employees with up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave to care for a newborn child (among other reasons), and to…
  • Jul 28

    EEOC Broadens Pregnancy Discrimination Protection

    EEOC Broadens Pregnancy Discrimination Protection
    POSTED BY SCOTT T. SILVERMAN ON JULY 28, 2014 On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") issued an updated enforcement guidance on pregnancy discrimination and related issues, and significantly widened the employee…
Rank this Week: 3303

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Choose Your Florida Company Name Carefully and Protect It

    Choose Your Florida Company Name Carefully and Protect It
    A South Florida condominium development recently changed its company name in order to avoid association with a terrorist group. The business, Isis Downtown, had developed a negative connotation because it had the same name as the al-Qaida…
  • Aug 26

    Who Can Act as the Florida Personal Representative for an Estate?

    Who Can Act as the Florida Personal Representative for an Estate?
    When someone passes away in Florida or while owning assets in Florida, then the estate of the decedent will go through the Florida probate process. Part of this process includes the appointing of a Florida personal representative to oversee…
  • Aug 21

    What Deportation Defenses are Available When Facing Removal from the US?

    What Deportation Defenses are Available When Facing Removal from the US?
    If you or a loved one is facing deportation from the United States, then it is extremely important to contact a deportation defense attorney as soon as possible. When facing deportation, you have the option to fight the claim for which you…
Rank this Week: 4478

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

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

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 28

    OIG Issues Advisory Opinion to Specialty Pharmacy for Support Service Payment

    OIG Issues Advisory Opinion to Specialty Pharmacy for Support Service Payment
    By Lenis L. Archer, J.D., M.P.H., The Health Law Firm There is an inherent risk in entering into financial arrangements where payments to a service provider are only made when a referral is generated. On August 15, 2014, the Office ……
  • Aug 18

    Need Last Minute Deposition or Hearing Representation? Call The Health Law Firm

    Need Last Minute Deposition or Hearing Representation? Call The Health Law Firm
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Our office often takes phone calls from pharmacies and pharmacists needing short-notice representation at a Board of Pharmacy hearing or at a…
  • Jul 7

    Florida Legislature Reforms Pharmacy Benefit Manager Audit Practice

    Florida Legislature Reforms Pharmacy Benefit Manager Audit Practice
    According to the Florida Legislature, it’s time for pharmacists to focus on their patients instead of paperwork. On June 13, 2014, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed Florida Senate Bill 702 into law. This law introduces clear guidelines…
Rank this Week: 3531

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: 1350

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    SEC Issues Consumer Bulletin

    SEC Issues Consumer Bulletin
    The Securities Exchange Commission Office of Investor Education has issued a recent bulletin concerning financial advisors. The SEC and FINRA have been under a great deal of pressure. Both Congress and consumer groups are looking for…
  • Aug 6

    Sex and the Supreme Court

    Sex and the Supreme Court
    As recently as August 6, 2014, the New York Times reported that Justice Ruth Bade Ginsberg has commented on the Supreme Court’s recent decisions, saying that while gay and lesbian rights move ahead, women’s rights have…
  • Jul 24

    Feds Review No-Fly List on Domestic and International Air Travel

    Feds Review No-Fly List on Domestic and International Air Travel
    Yesterday, the government made public the set of internal rules that are used to compile the list of names on the infamous No-Fly list. Now, the right of U.S. citizens to move among and between the States has its roots in the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 1577

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/
  • Aug 27

    Million Dollar Marijuana Operation Discovered in Countryside Home

    Million Dollar Marijuana Operation Discovered in Countryside Home
    A Tennessee power company's investigation into a neighborhood's power shortage issues led to a large drug bust in the Tennessee countryside. Beneath the average looking countryside home was a million dollar "pot cave". Marijuana was…
  • Aug 21

    Police Use Tricks to Get Confessions: Major Reason to Remain Silent

    Police Use Tricks to Get Confessions: Major Reason to Remain Silent
    Remaining silent is a right that should be exercised more often by people suspected of committing crimes, but unfortunately, people's desire to explain themselves and tactics used by police oftentimes overcome a person's better judgement. The…
  • Aug 8

    Resisting A Law Enforcement Officer: More Trouble Than Its Worth

    Resisting A Law Enforcement Officer: More Trouble Than Its Worth
    If you were to ask a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer when was a good time for his or her client to resist an officer, the most likely answer you would get is, "never". Most of the time, resisting an officer...
Rank this Week: 1189

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Aug 27

    Construction is booming in Florida, be sure to take the right step

    Construction is booming in Florida, be sure to take the right step
    Earlier this month, the Associated General Contractors of America, "the leading association for the construction industry," released an eye-opening report examining the state of construction employment in the U.S.  According to the…
  • Aug 8

    How much do you know about construction liens?

    How much do you know about construction liens?
    Without a doubt, one of the most complex topics in all of construction law is construction liens. In general, the specifics of construction liens are covered under Chapter 713 of the Florida statutes. However, in today's post, the first in...
  • Jul 31

    What Florida law says about contractors, homeowners -- I

    What Florida law says about contractors, homeowners -- I
    When the important decision to either start remodeling a home or build an entirely new home is made, it's extremely important for all parties -- including the homeowner and the prospective builder -- to have a complete understanding of…
Rank this Week: 1631

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Aug 27

    Cruise Tender Injuries and the Law

    Cruise Tender Injuries and the Law
    Our law firm is receiving an increasing number of inquires about cruise passengers injuries occurring on tenders. Generally, when a cruise liner is too large to dock at a pier, it requires tenders to shuttle passengers back and forth from…
  • Aug 13

    Young Boy and Woman Die in Indian River Boating Accident

    Young Boy and Woman Die in Indian River Boating Accident
    Local news outlets are reporting that a young boy and a woman were killed in a boating accident on the Indian River near the Eau Gallie Causeway in Melbourne. Eyewitnesses at the scene stated that the 18-foot boat flipped over when…
  • Jul 9

    Miami Boat Accidents and a Little Known Law

    Miami Boat Accidents and a Little Known Law
    Boat accidents are nothing new in Miami. Sun, fun, inexperienced operators and alcohol all play a role in both recent and past boating tragedies. After such horrific events there is a public outcry for more law enforcement and tougher laws…
Rank this Week: 4423

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Florida babysitter stabs client for refusing her advance

    Florida babysitter stabs client for refusing her advance
    From the smoking gun website, a Florida woman is arrested for aggravated battery after she stabbed her client for refusing to have sex with her! 22-year-old Shakieria Anquanette Shan Long was arrested by police earlieer this month for…
  • Aug 21

    Super Bowl Champion Investigated by the Police

    Super Bowl Champion Investigated by the Police
    A police department in the state of Washington is investigating Seattle Seahawk running back Marshawn Lynch for assault and criminal mischief allegations. The local police were quick not to jump to conclusions. Per the police spokesman: "At…
  • Aug 14

    Father and two sons all arrested for DUI for same accident

    Father and two sons all arrested for DUI for same accident
    Keeping it all in the family? Per a CBS website, a Vermont father and two sons were arrested for a DUI at the same accident scene. What started out as a day of fishing for a Vermont family ended up with three family members facing drinking…
Rank this Week: 3934

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/
  • Aug 27

    Reasonableness of Non-Economic Damages in Florida

    Reasonableness of Non-Economic Damages in Florida
    Plaintiffs in personal injury cases may be entitled to recover both economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages are intended to compensate for the economic loss suffered by the plaintiff, including medical expenses and lost wages.…
  • Aug 25

    Middle District of Florida Remands Case for Lack of Diversity

    Middle District of Florida Remands Case for Lack of Diversity
    Jurisdiction is particularly important in Florida, where there are often tourists and visitors on the roads and engaging in various activities. Litigation against a non-resident presents some procedural challenges. Such cases often end up in…
  • Aug 22

    Claims against the Florida Department of Transportation

    Claims against the Florida Department of Transportation
    Pursuing a personal injury claim against the government is very different from pursuing a similar claim against an individual. Claims against the state of Florida, its agencies, or its subdivisions must be presented in writing before a…
Rank this Week: 1176

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    There is Hope for Descriptive Trademark

    There is Hope for Descriptive Trademark
    Has the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) rejected your trademark application and deemed it “merely descriptive?” If so, there are options other than appeal to the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and…
  • Jul 27

    Chubby Checker Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Settled

    Chubby Checker Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Settled
    Fort Lauderdale attorney Michael I. Santucci, who is a managing partner of Santucci Priore, P.L, and Daniel Devine of Santucci Priore P.L., helped settle a federal lawsuit regarding intellectual property rights owned by Ernest Evans, the…
  • Jul 25

    The Brazilian Invasion

    The Brazilian Invasion
    According to the latest U.S. Department of Commerce statistics, Brazil has officially surpassed the United Kingdom in the amount of tourists visiting Florida each year.  It should come as no surprise that Brazilians have reached this top…
Rank this Week: 4742

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

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

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Aug 27

    The Shape of Things to Come in Corporate Governance

    The Shape of Things to Come in Corporate Governance
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm Interest in corporate governance has increased exponentially over the last several years, as has shareholder and governmental pressure – often successful – for companies to change how they are…
  • Aug 18

    Bob Lamm joins The Securities Edge (and returns to Gunster)

    Bob Lamm joins The Securities Edge (and returns to Gunster)
    Posted By: David C. Scileppi The Securities Edge is excited to announce a new blogger to the fold: Bob Lamm!  After a 12-year “hiatus”, Bob has rejoined Gunster.   Bob is widely considered a national…
  • Aug 17

    Trying to save its own neck? ISS works to assure “data integrity”

    Trying to save its own neck? ISS works to assure “data integrity”
    Posted By: David C. Scileppi On Thursday, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) announced the launch of a new data verification portal to be used for equity-based compensation plans that U.S. companies submit for approval by their…
Rank this Week: 3440

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Trial and Error in Choosing a Nursing Home Could Prove Deadly

    Trial and Error in Choosing a Nursing Home Could Prove Deadly
    Making the decision to place a loved one in assisted living or into a nursing home is always difficult. In addition to turning over the care and emotional well-being of an elderly loved one, you will also want to ensure that the home is safe…
  • Aug 20

    Gregory v. Cott - Aggression in Alzheimer Patient

    Gregory v. Cott - Aggression in Alzheimer Patient
    Aggression is an unfortunate but well-known side effect for those suffering from Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. A recent California Supreme Court case of Gregory v. Cott held home health care workers, like those in nursing homes,…
  • Aug 15

    Are House Calls a Safer Alternative to Nursing Homes?

    Are House Calls a Safer Alternative to Nursing Homes?
    Nursing home abuse and neglect is rampant in care facilities throughout Southern Florida. Whether your loved one is already in a home or you are considering finding a home for an elderly relative, the choice can be difficult. For many…
Rank this Week: 3795

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Aug 27

    College Students and Binge Drinking: Who is Liable?

    College Students and Binge Drinking: Who is Liable?
    While the legal drinking age in our country is set at 21, it’s no big secret that many underage college students drink. Underage drinking has become a widespread problem on campuses across the country, and some college administrations…
  • Aug 26

    The Role of Negligent Security in Campus Sexual Assault

    The Role of Negligent Security in Campus Sexual Assault
    Sexual assault of students and employees on or near college campuses has long been a problem, but it’s a problem that has gained increased national intention in the past year in part due to the increased number of assault victims…
  • Aug 18

    Keep Your Kids Safe during the Back-to-School Season

    Keep Your Kids Safe during the Back-to-School Season
      As summer winds down and kids begin heading back to school, many parents are likely breathing a sigh of relief. After all, summertime requires lots of supervision, and there are plenty of seasonal hazards, ranging from backyard…
Rank this Week: 1602

Lakeland Florida Injury Lawyer…

Lakeland Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida injury law. By Rivas Law Group, LLC.

http://www.rivaslawgroup.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Personal Injury Law: What to Do after a Slip and Fall Injury

    Personal Injury Law: What to Do after a Slip and Fall Injury
    Tweet A slip and fall accident can quite literally put you on your back, wondering what just happened and what you should do next. Although no one ever expects that they’ll be injured in a slip and fall accident, it’s ……
  • Aug 21

    Top Tampa Personal Injury Lawyer Answers Your Car Crash Question

    Top Tampa Personal Injury Lawyer Answers Your Car Crash Question
    TweetNight or day, weekday or weekend, car crashes happen on Florida’s highways. If you happen to have been involved in one, you know that it can be a traumatic experience, causing not only vehicular damage but physical injuries as…
  • Aug 20

    Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer Looks at 8 Symptoms of a TBI

    Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer Looks at 8 Symptoms of a TBI
    Tweet Every year, 1.5 million Americans experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI), ranging from mild concussions to more serious damage that results in death. These injuries occur due to some kind of external force, such as a bike rider…
Rank this Week: 2903

Florida Association Law Blog

Florida Association Law Blog

Covers condo and HOA law. By Daniel Wasserstein.

http://floridaassociationlawblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Abandonment Issue

    Abandonment Issue
    All that empty space and no right to use it…until now. A year ago I wrote an article titled “Is Your Association Down with OPP?”  discussing the pros and cons of renting out empty units without first taking title.…
  • May 12

    Wi Fi Oh My!

    Wi Fi Oh My!
    Providing a wireless internet connection in common areas has become commonplace in recent years.  Many associations leave their network open, without a password, so that residents may freely join the network and access the internet from…
  • Oct 20

    Knowledge is Power

    Knowledge is Power
    We have all heard the phrase “knowledge is power” but a recent Florida case involving a condominium association suggests that a lack of proper knowledge may prove to be even more powerful! In the process of collecting delinquent…
Rank this Week: 2858

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

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

    Federal Court Rules Florida Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional

    Federal Court Rules Florida Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional
    Gay and lesbian rights advocates continued their historic run last week as a federal judge deemed Florida’s same-sex marriage ban as unconstitutional. Although the landmark victory opens the door to same-sex marriage possibilities in…
  • Aug 19

    Racism Concerns Stunt Domestic Adoption

    Racism Concerns Stunt Domestic Adoption
    Florida’s international adoption rates are on the upswing. While it’s welcome news for adoptive parents in Canada, the uptick is more worrisome in America. According to adoption officials, Floridian mothers – citing very…
  • Aug 9

    Florida Woman Fighting Same Sex Ban for Preventing Her Divorce

    Florida Woman Fighting Same Sex Ban for Preventing Her Divorce
    Marriage rights for homosexuals have been a hot topic for a number of years now. Florida, which fairly easily passed a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage back in 2008, has been dragged back into the fight by one Florida woman, but…
Rank this Week: 3425

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Volusia County Man Pleads No Contest to Sexually Abusing Dog

    Volusia County Man Pleads No Contest to Sexually Abusing Dog
    A 62-year-old Daytona Beach man pleaded no contest to charges that he was sexually abusing his small female dog on Thursday, according to the state attorney’s office. Reports indicate that neighbors of the man said they saw the accused…
  • Aug 22

    Plant City Church Youth Volunteer Accused of Possessing Child Porn

    Plant City Church Youth Volunteer Accused of Possessing Child Porn
    A Plant City youth group volunteer is facing child pornography charges. Polk deputies arrested the 28-year-old man at his Lakeland home. According to the sheriff’s office, members at the church came forward after they found explicit…
  • Aug 20

    Chris Kattan Gets Probation for Drugged-Driving DUI

    Chris Kattan Gets Probation for Drugged-Driving DUI
    Former Saturday Night Live funnyman Chris Kattan received his sentence six months after he was arrested on suspicion of a DUI. The 43-year-old comedian is required to pay a $500 fine, attend a three-month alcohol program, 104 Narcotics…
Rank this Week: 1470

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

Covers the representation of people injured in automobile accidents, trip and fall incidents, theme park injuries, medical negligence and nursing home negligence, among others.

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Orange County is on Alert for Crosswalk Violations as School is Back in Session

    Orange County is on Alert for Crosswalk Violations as School is Back in Session
    Best Foot Forward for Pedestrian Safety Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Department have stepped up their efforts to patrol for crosswalk right of way violations as schools start back in During enforcement actions,…
  • Aug 26

    Uber and Lyft Launch Lobby Campaign to Defeat Ride Sharing Insurance Bill

    Uber and Lyft Launch Lobby Campaign to Defeat Ride Sharing Insurance Bill
    From the LA Times comes news of ride sharing services Lyft and Uber pushing their lobbying efforts into full gear to defeat a proposed bill in the California legislature requiring higher liability coverage for Uber and Lyft drivers, and…
  • Aug 26

    Uber Drivers Describe How They Can Circumvent Background Check

    Uber Drivers Describe How They Can Circumvent Background Check
    We have addressed the potential legal loopholes Uber is using to operate in Orlando here on our blog.  Now, Gawker.com has an interesting feature with a report from an anonymous Uber driver describing how the company’s background…
Rank this Week: 1988

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Aug 26

    The Different Statute of Limitations in Florida Boating Accident Case

    The Different Statute of Limitations in Florida Boating Accident Case
    The beautiful Florida weather lends itself to many outdoor activities including many water sports like boating, jet skiing, and tubing. Due to the lakes, rivers and coastline in Florida, people can be seen outside enjoying the open air.…
  • Aug 26

    Plaintiff’s Counsel Must be Given the Chance to Cross-Examine Defendant’s Expert Witne

    Plaintiff’s Counsel Must be Given the Chance to Cross-Examine Defendant’s Expert Witne
    When a plaintiff is injured due to the fault of someone else, that plaintiff can typically recover damages for his or her injuries from the responsible party under the theory of negligence. Negligence is the failure to take proper care in…
  • Aug 26

    Bad Faith Claims against Insurance Companies Need Sufficient Details in Florida

    Bad Faith Claims against Insurance Companies Need Sufficient Details in Florida
    Under Florida law, auto insurance companies must act in “good faith” when handling claims from people they insure. The term “good faith” is used in many areas of law to refer to honesty and a sincere intention to deal…
Rank this Week: 1954

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/
  • Aug 26

    Pennsylvania Mutiny Chases Congress to Princeton, NJ

    Pennsylvania Mutiny Chases Congress to Princeton, NJ
    The Constitution provided for the creation of a “federal enclave” for the United States capital with these words: “To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles…
  • Aug 22

    Constitution’s Ninth Amendment: Protecting Unenumerated Right

    Constitution’s Ninth Amendment: Protecting Unenumerated Right
    On September 17, 1787 the drafting of the American Constitution was complete.  The proposed document was not without its detractors and several delegates who participated refused to sign the document.[1]  A major objection was the…
  • Aug 18

    Eighth Amendment: Banning Cruel and Unusual Punishment

    Eighth Amendment: Banning Cruel and Unusual Punishment
    The Eighth Amendment to the US Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights.  Along with the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendments it recognizes procedural rights for persons accused of crimes.  The purpose of these procedural rights is…
Rank this Week: 1725

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 26

    Woman’s Case Against Verizon Settles for $3 Million

    Woman’s Case Against Verizon Settles for $3 Million
    Our personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg handle all types of personal injury cases, although most of our work involves representing individuals who have been injured in a car accident caused by the…
  • Aug 22

    Injured Employee Wins $1.2 Million

    Injured Employee Wins $1.2 Million
    Back in 2008, a Best Buy employee slipped out of his safety belt/harness and onto the floor while he was attempting to retrieve a television in the store’s storage facility. Subsequently, he sued the company that manufactured the faulty…
  • Aug 18

    The Clock is Ticking on Your Personal Injury Case

    The Clock is Ticking on Your Personal Injury Case
    They say that time waits for no one. As our personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know, neither does justice. Let’s clarify that: if you’ve been injured due to the wrongdoing of another, you only…
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Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Aug 26

    Anonymous Ethics Complaints Result In Legal Action

    Anonymous Ethics Complaints Result In Legal Action
    The Orlando Sentinel recently covered a case that Roddy Lanigan of Lanigan and Lanigan, PL in Winter Park, Florida, is working on. The case involves letters containing false accusations of ethical violations against a Winter Park based…
  • Aug 11

    Florida Real Estate Disclosure Black Mold

    Florida Real Estate Disclosure Black Mold
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan attorneys in Winter Park. I want to talk for a moment about disclosure of mold issues in homes. Florida Homes May Have Mold Damage I recently read an article and the author estimated that as…
  • Aug 9

    Florida Foreclosure Summary Judgment Appeal

    Florida Foreclosure Summary Judgment Appeal
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan attorneys in Winter Park. I’ve spoken a great deal in these various videos about foreclosure issues, foreclosure procedures and I had a recent event come up which was, if it wasn’t…
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The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

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

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • Aug 26

    Settling construction dispute

    Settling construction dispute
    There is no running away from the fact that we live in a highly litigious society, and there is no question that having to file a construction lawsuit to enforce your rights or being brought into a lawsuit to defend yourself is at best an…
  • Aug 19

    The Ultimate Road Project [INFOGRAPHIC]

    The Ultimate Road Project [INFOGRAPHIC]
    Infrastructure spending is on the increase in the United States, and Florida is not being left behind. Expected to start at the end of this year, this major road project entails 21 miles of construction, reconstructing I-4 from West of…
  • Aug 12

    Notice to owner not required

    Notice to owner not required
    Knowledgeable contractors are aware that they must file a Notice to Owner before they can ever file a Claim of Lien on those jobs where they don’t have a direct contractual relationship with the owner. But what if the owner transfers…
Rank this Week: 1902

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Aug 26

    Home Inspectors and Real Estate Agents in Florida: Buyer Beware

    Home Inspectors and Real Estate Agents in Florida: Buyer Beware
    For many home buyers in South Florida, finding that right house or condo to buy is an exciting moment. Some houses sound great on paper or look fabulous on online, but when you do a walk-through, the place just isn’t right. You keep…
  • Aug 19

    Disclosure Statements: Duty to Reveal Hazards in Florida Must Be Disclosed to Home Buyer

    Disclosure Statements: Duty to Reveal Hazards in Florida Must Be Disclosed to Home Buyer
    Most sellers and buyers of residential real estate here in Florida depend upon their real estate agents to help them through the process. For buyers, it’s making sure that they have all the information that they need to make an informed…
  • Aug 10

    Is a Dyck O’Neal Lawsuit Valid if it is Served After July 1, 2014?

    Is a Dyck O’Neal Lawsuit Valid if it is Served After July 1, 2014?
    An Update to The Most Frequently Asked Questions We Receive About Deficiency Collection Lawsuits. We have posted before about some of the most popular questions we are asked about deficiency lawsuits.  Recently, the most often asked…
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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/
  • Aug 26

    Health System Settles False Claims Act Case for $98.15 Million

    Health System Settles False Claims Act Case for $98.15 Million
    Community Health Systems, Inc. (“CMS”) has agreed to settle several whistleblowers’ qui tam lawsuits  that it violated the False Claims Act and the Stark Law. According to its website, CMS is one the nation’s…
  • Aug 21

    US Intervenes in False Claims Case Against Military Contractor

    US Intervenes in False Claims Case Against Military Contractor
    The United States government has intervened in a whistleblower’s qui tam lawsuit alleging that military contractors Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (“Sikorsky”), Sikorsky Support Services, Inc. (“Sikorsky…
  • Aug 13

    Do I Have a Whistleblower Claim?

    Do I Have a Whistleblower Claim?
    In order to determine if you have a whistleblower claim, you should ask yourself these 5 basic questions.
Rank this Week: 2013

First Party Property Insurance…

First Party Property Insurance Blog

Covers first party property insurance claims. By Todd Legal.

http://firstpartyproperty.com/blog/
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Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

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

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
Rank this Week: 1926

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Floyd-Tunnell v. Shelter Mut. Ins. Co. - Multiple UM Policies and Partial Exclusion

    Floyd-Tunnell v. Shelter Mut. Ins. Co. - Multiple UM Policies and Partial Exclusion
    Uninsured motorist coverage is a smart way for drivers to protect themselves in the event they are involved in a crash with a driver who lacks insurance. This is especially important here in Florida because this is the fifth-highest state for…
  • Aug 16

    I-95 Wrong Way Collision Kills Fort Lauderdale Motorcylist

    I-95 Wrong Way Collision Kills Fort Lauderdale Motorcylist
    Wrong-way accidents continue to be a threatening and fatal phenomenon in South Florida and nationwide. While some of these accidents are caused by drunk driving or negligence, others are related to improper signage and confusing on or off…
  • Aug 11

    Fort Lauderdale Bus Accident Sends Six to Hospital

    Fort Lauderdale Bus Accident Sends Six to Hospital
    Accidents involving public transportation can result in significant injuries, wrongful death, and complex litigation involving multiple plaintiffs and defendants. In a recent South Florida case, a bus crash near Fort Lauderdale sent six…
Rank this Week: 4435

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.daytonabeachinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Daytona Beach Traffic Accidents - High Risk of Tire Defects in Focu

    Daytona Beach Traffic Accidents - High Risk of Tire Defects in Focu
    For more than a decade, consumer advocates have argued for improved standards to help consumers tell the age of vehicle tires and determine when a tire might be "expired." However, our Daytona car accident lawyers understand they may be…
  • Aug 20

    Pool Owners, Manufacturers, Could be Liable for Injurie

    Pool Owners, Manufacturers, Could be Liable for Injurie
    Summer in Florida is prime time for pool fun. However, our Daytona pool injury lawyers recognize the potential for danger is great, particularly where children are concerned. Recently, the family of a 7-year-old Florida boy electrocuted in…
  • Aug 12

    Child Drownings in Florida Persist Through Summer

    Child Drownings in Florida Persist Through Summer
    Tragedy has gripped a family in northern Florida after the drowning death of a 4-year-old girl in the family's pool occurred at a gathering where 19 people were present. Authorities believe the child slipped away and was reaching for an…
Rank this Week: 4855

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Aug 25

    The Reasons We Give

    The Reasons We Give
    Estate planners often focus on the tax benefits of making a gift, as smart planning can help reduce or eliminate a wide array of taxes on the estate and individual. But if you thought the primary motivation for donor gift-giving was related…
  • Aug 19

    Do You Have a Claim for Tortious Interference With an Expected Inheritance?

    Do You Have a Claim for Tortious Interference With an Expected Inheritance?
    Tortious interference with an expected inheritance occurs when someone intentionally prevents, through fraud, duress, or other tortious means, another person from receiving an inheritance or gift that other person otherwise would have…
  • Aug 12

    Do Not Forget Your Digital Assets in the Cloud

    Do Not Forget Your Digital Assets in the Cloud
    When you think of your “assets,” what are the first things that come to mind? Likely, your tangible assets: your home, car, cash, furniture, documents, clothes, etc. Not surprisingly, people often forget or do not realize that…
Rank this Week: 4355

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/
  • Aug 25

    The ABCs of IRB

    The ABCs of IRB
    By Lenis L. Archer, J.D., M.P.H., The Health Law Firm The field of scientific research presents many challenges to academics. When research is performed on human subjects in a health care setting, the stakes are even higher. …
  • Aug 21

    Has Healthcare Compliance Gone Too Far?

    Has Healthcare Compliance Gone Too Far?
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm From large hospital systems to solo practitioners, there is no escaping healthcare compliance in the industry. The concept of compliance can spark different thoughts in different people. For…
  • Aug 19

    Warning: Texting Patients' Sensitive Information Could Have Serious Consequence

    Warning: Texting Patients' Sensitive Information Could Have Serious Consequence
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm I regularly lecture to residents and interns of local hospital residency programs. I like to discuss life skills for health care professionals that they may not learn in a classroom. At the…
Rank this Week: 3677

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Citizens Property Insurance Votes to Lower Insurance Rates, But Not For Everyone in South Florida

    Citizens Property Insurance Votes to Lower Insurance Rates, But Not For Everyone in South Florida
    For the first time in over four years, Citizens Property Insurance ("Citizens") has voted to lower rates for approximately 70 percent of its customers. For everyone else, however, there will be yet another year of increases. The rate change…
  • Jun 30

    Several Things to Consider When Dealing with Foundation Problem

    Several Things to Consider When Dealing with Foundation Problem
    There are many things that may happen when you find your dream home and go under contract, but when that perfect place comes with a cracked foundation, there are things that you can do to protect your interests. In many instances, damage to…
  • Jun 1

    Florida House Passes Citizens Sinkhole Repair Program Bill

    Florida House Passes Citizens Sinkhole Repair Program Bill
    The Florida House passed HB 129, commonly referred to as the "Citizens Sinkhole Repair Bill," by a vote of 85-25 on Friday, April 11, 2014. This bill contains several changes concerning Florida's sinkhole law, but only for claims submitted…
Rank this Week: 3503

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Walmart Truck Driver Who May Not Have Slept for 24 Hours Crashes into Limo

    Walmart Truck Driver Who May Not Have Slept for 24 Hours Crashes into Limo
    A national news story out of New Jersey shows the terrible tragedies that result when a driver does not get sufficient sleep. On Saturday, June 7, a crash between a Walmart truck being driven by a driver who may not have slept in 24 hours…
  • Aug 14

    Florida Trucking Lawyers Discuss the Relationship between Tired Truck Drivers and Rear-End Collision

    Florida Trucking Lawyers Discuss the Relationship between Tired Truck Drivers and Rear-End Collision
    The insurance industry routinely tries to downplay the severity of rear impact collisions with references like "rear-ender," "fender bender" and "low impact collision." However, all pretense that a rear impact collision is minor goes out the…
  • Jul 31

    Rear-end Accidents and Underride Events in South Florida

    Rear-end Accidents and Underride Events in South Florida
    Drivers share the roads with tractor-trailers every day across the State of Florida and the high number of vehicles means that every day there will be many instances where passenger cars end up in crashes with commercial trucks . There…
Rank this Week: 3050

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 25

    My Doctor Failed To Diagnose Me Properly, Now What?

    My Doctor Failed To Diagnose Me Properly, Now What?
    Delayed diagnosis is when there is a time delay between a person seeing a physician and the correct diagnosis of their present condition. It is one of the most common reasons for medical malpractice lawsuits. A delayed diagnosis of any type…
  • Aug 18

    Back to School Tips: Slow Down!

    Back to School Tips: Slow Down!
    While the delightful smell of barbecued hamburgers and hot dogs still sifts through the air on weekends and plenty of people are still flocking to the beaches, it won’t be too long before everyone starts making way for pumpkin picking…
  • Aug 12

    We all mourn the death of Robin William

    We all mourn the death of Robin William
    We all mourn the death of Robin WilliamsWritten By Jason NeufeldRobin Williams was a genius stand-up comedian, which translated into some of the most memorable roles in film history (Aladdin, Mrs. Doubtfire, the Birdcage). But, as a Juliard…
Rank this Week: 2914

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Estate Planning: Dealing with your digital death instead of before

    Estate Planning: Dealing with your digital death instead of before
    Portland company WebCease is making waves in the probate and estate-planning community by helping attorneys and grieving families locate the deceased's digital accounts. CEO Glenn Williamson aims to be the first to provide this service to…
  • Aug 18

    Three Documents Every 18-Year-Old Should Sign

    Three Documents Every 18-Year-Old Should Sign
    As most young adults are about to return to college, most parents do not think about the fact that not that their child is 18 they are an adult in the eyes of the law. Deborah Jacobs has written an article on this in Forbes outlining two…
  • Aug 14

    Do I need to go through a lawyer to make a will in Florida or can I use a website like legalzoom?

    Do I need to go through a lawyer to make a will in Florida or can I use a website like legalzoom?
    You can use a website or create your own will in Florida, but we find that some people do not create valid wills, or create wills that do things other than what they want. We only charge $200 for a will so an online will does not save very…
Rank this Week: 973

Lawyers to the Rescue Blog

Lawyers to the Rescue Blog

Covers community service and philanthropy. By Lawyers to the Rescue.

http://www.lawyerstotherescueblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Infertility and Depression Don't Have to Go Hand in Hand by Jeffrey A. Kasky, Esq.

    Infertility and Depression Don't Have to Go Hand in Hand by Jeffrey A. Kasky, Esq.
    Infertility and Depression Don't Have to Go Hand in Hand There is no doubt that a diagnosis of infertility can lead to extreme stress and depression. In certain ways it is a vicious circle, because depression can lead to infertility, thus…
  • Jul 25

    Lawyers to the Rescue's Legal Clinic By Mariestela Somarriba

    Lawyers to the Rescue's Legal Clinic By Mariestela Somarriba
    As an undergraduate student at Florida International University, starting my second year of college, I decided I wanted to do something productive with my summer. I had the good fortune of hearing about Lawyers to the Rescue through my…
  • Apr 21

    Pointers for Efficiently Keeping Track of the Donations You Bring In by Andrew Lisa

    Pointers for Efficiently Keeping Track of the Donations You Bring In by Andrew Lisa
    Pointers for Efficiently Keeping Track of the Donations You Bring In Every smart business owner knows that the arduous and tedious - yet crucial - chore of consistently keeping the books straight is the backbone of any enterprise. For…
Rank this Week: 4457

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Family Law in Florida.

http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Blog_System/Recent_Blog_Posts/RSS.xml
  • Aug 25

    The Importance of a Well Written Pleading

    The Importance of a Well Written Pleading
    When a pleading is filed it must contain a factual statement that support a legally recognized claim. For example, to modify a timesharing and parenting agreement or order in a family law case, you must prove that a substantial change in…
  • Aug 21

    Must a Judge Order Holiday Time Sharing?

    Must a Judge Order Holiday Time Sharing?
    A recent case from the Second District Court of Appeals addressed whether it is mandatory to include holiday time sharing in a court ordered parenting plan. In Mills v. Mills, the trial court did not order holiday time sharing when it entered…
  • Aug 18

    What does "Temporary Custody by Extended Family" mean?

    What does "Temporary Custody by Extended Family" mean?
    In situations where a parent is unable to care for their child, often due to criminal, financial or substance abuse issues, a member of the child's extended family may petition the court to be awarded temporary custody of the child. The…
Rank this Week: 4770

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida family law. By A. James Mullaney.

http://familylawjax.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    What is considered "Income" when calculating Child Support in Florida

    What is considered "Income" when calculating Child Support in Florida
    Child Support in Florida is calculated using the Florida Child Support Guidelines. The guidelines use the mother's and father's net incomes to determine the child support obligation."Net income" is determined by subtracting a party's…
  • Aug 20

    What to do when DNA proves you are NOT the father and you are paying child support

    What to do when DNA proves you are NOT the father and you are paying child support
    A recent headline from England caught my attention: Man can't get refund on £31,000 child support payments despite DNA proving he's NOT fatherIn the story, a man is seeking a refund from the government of the child support he paid for a…
  • Aug 4

    More to being in Contempt than not Paying

    More to being in Contempt than not Paying
    There is more to being in civil contempt than simply not paying your support obligations (child support or alimony).First, the Court must find that there is a valid order for support that has been unpaid. This is usually the easy part of the…
Rank this Week: 2721

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

Covers Florida real estate law, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, estate planning and family law.

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 25

    Parliament House Files Bankruptcy

    Parliament House Files Bankruptcy
    Parliament House, an iconic gay destination entertainment complex and resort in Orlando, Florida, has filed for bankruptcy. The parent company is currently $15.5 million in debt. Set on 4.5-acres along Orange Blossom Trail, just about one and…
  • Aug 11

    Argentina Looking at Bankruptcy after Another Default

    Argentina Looking at Bankruptcy after Another Default
    On July 30, 2014, a court-appointed mediator representing Argentina told the press that the country would be defaulting on debts for a second time. “Imminently…in default” on nearly $20 billion of obligations. This happened…
  • Jul 28

    Energy Future Holdings Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    Energy Future Holdings Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    Dallas-based Energy Future Holdings, a Dallas-Based company, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after coming to a deal with its creditors. The petition was filed in Delaware. The deal calls for the company to dissolve its retail arms and…
Rank this Week: 1823

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
  • Aug 25

    SEC money market reform – ERISA impact

    SEC money market reform – ERISA impact
    By Greg Daugherty Our sister blog reported recently that the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) published final regulations that reform money market mutual funds (“MMFs”). The regulations provide for two…
  • Aug 20

    DOL updates missing participant guidance

    DOL updates missing participant guidance
    By Deb Boiarsky On Thursday, the Department of Labor issued a Field Assistance Bulletin updating its prior guidance on locating missing participants. As before, the guidance technically only applies in the context of terminating defined…
  • Aug 11

    Could’ve, would’ve. What should a fiduciary do? Fourth Circuit decision could spell more uncertainty for retirement plan fiduciaries.

    Could’ve, would’ve. What should a fiduciary do? Fourth Circuit decision could spell more uncertainty for retirement plan fiduciaries.
    By Deb Boiarsky Coming on the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dudenhoeffer decision, which eliminated a pro-fiduciary presumption with respect to company stock holdings in qualified retirement plans, the 4th Circuit issued a…
Rank this Week: 3821