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Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers boating, cruise ship, jet ski and recreational watercraft accidents and crimes. By Gerson & Schwartz P.A.

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
  • Jul 22

    Carnival Raising Cruise Prices as Costa Concordia is Raised from the Sea

    Carnival Raising Cruise Prices as Costa Concordia is Raised from the Sea
    Despite recent news of the ill-fated cruise line Costa Concordia being raised from the sea after its tragic sinking in 2012, Carnival Cruise lines, the parent company of Concordia, apparently thinks the environment is right to start raising…
  • Jul 15

    What Happens When the Cruise Line Sends You to a Medical Examination?

    What Happens When the Cruise Line Sends You to a Medical Examination?
    If you are injured on a cruise ship, part of the burden in proving your case is showing you have sustained an injury, and proving the nature, severity, and permanency of your injuries. If you have sustained a major injury—for example,…
  • Jul 10

    Costa Deliziosa Power Outage Causes Delays And Raises Safety Concern

    Costa Deliziosa Power Outage Causes Delays And Raises Safety Concern
    Over the last year, our Florida cruise ship accident attorneys have discussed what appears to be a never-ending string of cruise mishaps, made worse by cruise liners continued policy of denial and concealment of such issues. In March, Royal…
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The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

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

http://thehealthlawfirmblog.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 22

    Disruptive Physicians: Nobody Likes a Nuisance

    Disruptive Physicians: Nobody Likes a Nuisance
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law and Christopher E. Brown, J.D., The Health Law Firm Identifying and eliminating disruptive physicians has become a paramount concern of many…
  • Jul 17

    Why Have You Received a Denial on Your Medicare Enrollment Application?

    Why Have You Received a Denial on Your Medicare Enrollment Application?
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law and Christopher E. Brown, J.D., The Health Law Firm Did you receive a denial on your Medicare enrollment application and can’t figure out…
  • Jul 2

    CMS in the Hot Seat for Lax Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care Organization

    CMS in the Hot Seat for Lax Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care Organization
    By Lenis L. Archer, J.D., M.P.H., The Health Law Firm For years, each state has kept an eye on its own Medicaid managed care plans, while the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is required to monitor how well … Continue…
Rank this Week: 2931

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/
  • Jul 21

    10 Arrested in Undercover Sting Targeting Unlicensed Contractors in Hernando County

    10 Arrested in Undercover Sting Targeting Unlicensed Contractors in Hernando County
    A total of 10 people were arrested in an undercover operation cracking down on unlicensed contractors resulting in civil citations totaling $9,675. The sheriff’s office, working with the Hernando County Building Department, conducted a…
  • Jul 16

    Ex-Florida Deputy Arrested in Alaska after Living More Than 2 Decades as a Fugitive

    Ex-Florida Deputy Arrested in Alaska after Living More Than 2 Decades as a Fugitive
    A former sheriff’s deputy, wanted since 1991 for capital sexual battery in Bradenton, Florida, was arrested on identity theft charges early Friday at his home in Eagle River, Alaska. Police claim they found the man living life on the…
  • Jul 15

    Pinellas Park Firefighter Arrested for Selling Prescription Pill

    Pinellas Park Firefighter Arrested for Selling Prescription Pill
    A Pinellas Park firefighter has been arrested for selling and possessing prescription drugs, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. Detectives began to investigate after allegedly receiving a tip that the 38-year-old Largo…
Rank this Week: 1535

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Tampa, Florida 4-Year-Old Killed by Uncle’s Pit Bull

    Tampa, Florida 4-Year-Old Killed by Uncle’s Pit Bull
    A 4-year-old boy was mauled Saturday night by two pit bulls that had been crated at his uncle’s house in Riverview. Authorities are still trying to determine how the attack occurred. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s…
  • Jul 16

    Contractor Dies in Slip and Fall Accident at TECO Power Plant

    Contractor Dies in Slip and Fall Accident at TECO Power Plant
    A Tampa contractor died Monday after officials believe he slipped and fell while working at a TECO power plant in Tampa. Reports indicate that the 31-year-old was dismantling an old unit at the Bayside TECO power plant when he slipped and…
  • Jul 8

    Tampa Bay Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer :: Possible Link Between Brain Injury and Dementia

    Tampa Bay Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer :: Possible Link Between Brain Injury and Dementia
    A new report shows a possible connection between traumatic brain injuries and dementia. According to an article by US News and World Report, veterans who have suffered a traumatic brain injury are more likely to develop dementia later in…
Rank this Week: 2118

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 21

    SCOTUS Decides to Hear CSX - But Why?

    SCOTUS Decides to Hear CSX - But Why?
    Each year, the Supreme Court punts on dozens of cases. Included in the dozens of cases which the court elects not to hear each year are sales tax cases. They are uninteresting to the majority of the population and just not the type of…
  • Jul 10

    COLORADO "AMAZON TAX" CASE TO BE HEARD BY SUPREME COURT

    COLORADO "AMAZON TAX" CASE TO BE HEARD BY SUPREME COURT
    It is hard to believe we are more than halfway through 2014. What is not surprising is that states continue to battle with online companies, such as Amazon, as to whether it should be required to collect and remit sales tax. States continue…
  • Jul 1

    Masterworks on Loan - Love of Art or Sales Tax Savings?

    Masterworks on Loan - Love of Art or Sales Tax Savings?
    Museums are often able to keep their collections diverse because of the wealthy art collectors that are willing to loan their pieces to them. On the surface, this seems like a very honorable act, but what many don't know is there is a hefty…
Rank this Week: 1850

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4897

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Jul 21

    Retroactive Federal Drug Sentence Reduction

    Retroactive Federal Drug Sentence Reduction
    Last week, the United States Sentencing Commission voted to retroactively cut federal prison sentences for drug crimes.  The Commission voted to retroactively decrease the drug table by two offense levels for all drug types.…
  • Jul 11

    The Police Need a Search Warrant to Obtain Information About the Location of Your Cell Phone

    The Police Need a Search Warrant to Obtain Information About the Location of Your Cell Phone
    In the case of the United States versus Quartavious Davis, Mr. Davis was convicted of several armed robberies that occurred at different times and in several different locations.  In order to prove that Davis was in the general…
  • Jul 2

    The Police Need a Warrant to Search Your Cell Phone

    The Police Need a Warrant to Search Your Cell Phone
    In the case of Riley versus California, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the police generally may not, without a warrant, search the contents of a cell phone that is taken from someone who has been arrested.  The… The…
Rank this Week: 3402

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Keys Judge Rules Florida's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

    Keys Judge Rules Florida's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional
    A circuit court judge in the Florida Keys recently ruled that the Florida Constitution's ban on marriages between same-sex partners violates the US Constitution's equal protection clause, the Miami Herald reported. The ruling, which the state…
  • Jul 14

    Establishing Time-Sharing and Parenting Plans for Children With Special Need

    Establishing Time-Sharing and Parenting Plans for Children With Special Need
    Crafting parenting and time-sharing plans are challenging enough under ordinary circumstances. When the child whose custody must be resolved also has special needs, the decisions become even more difficult. However, when these cases go to…
  • Jul 7

    How to (Not) Keep A Separate Property Separate for Purposes of Equitable Distribution

    How to (Not) Keep A Separate Property Separate for Purposes of Equitable Distribution
    Few spouses, while happily married, stop to consider maintaining the proper legal segregation of assets they acquired separately before or during the marriage. This often leads to trouble when a spouse mixes his/her separate assets with…
Rank this Week: 4156

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers auto accidents and consumer product recalls. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Four Killed in South Florida Holiday Boating Collision

    Four Killed in South Florida Holiday Boating Collision
    The risk of boating accidents, injuries, and fatalities continues to rise throughout the summer with a peak in accidents around Fourth of July weekend. In another tragedy, four were killed and nine other victims were injured in an…
  • Jul 16

    5th DCA: Loss of Consortium Claim Survives Death of Plaintiff

    5th DCA: Loss of Consortium Claim Survives Death of Plaintiff
    When a spouse is injured or killed as a result of negligence, spouses and in some cases other dependents are granted the opportunity to seek compensation for loss of services from their loved one in the form of a claim for loss of consortium.…
  • Jul 11

    E.Y. v. United States - Statute of Limitations Tolled in Some Case

    E.Y. v. United States - Statute of Limitations Tolled in Some Case
    In Florida, injured parties have a limited amount of time during which they can file a lawsuit to seek compensation. The amount of time they have varies based on the type of allegation. For example, Florida Statute 95.11 holds general…
Rank this Week: 3940

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Jul 21

    Social Media and Your Personal Injury Case – Root v. Balfour Beatty Construction

    Social Media and Your Personal Injury Case – Root v. Balfour Beatty Construction
    Social media accounts seem to reveal a lot about a person’s life. You may not realize that what you post online could be subject to court analysis in criminal cases and civil cases, such as personal injury claims. It has long been…
  • Jul 21

    When Should Florida Drivers Use their Hazard Lights?

    When Should Florida Drivers Use their Hazard Lights?
    Every year, Florida drivers face a lot of rain. Driving in the rain can be a challenging task. It is important for all Florida drivers to understand basic state driving laws in relation to driving in inclement weather. If you or someone you…
  • Jul 21

    What You Need to Know About Florida Good Samaritan Law

    What You Need to Know About Florida Good Samaritan Law
    Good Samaritan laws are designed to offer legal protection to people who administer assistance to individuals who are injured, ill, incapacitated, or in peril. The protection is intended to encourage bystanders to help those who need it…
Rank this Week: 1421

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Hernando County, Florida personal injury By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Jul 21

    Preventing Child Injuries in Hot Vehicle

    Preventing Child Injuries in Hot Vehicle
    It is summer in Hernando County and the temperatures are hot. With that said, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urges all parents and caregivers to remember that hot weather could mean serious risks for infants and young…
  • Jul 8

    Pedestrian Struck and Killed on U.S. 19 in Spring Hill

    Pedestrian Struck and Killed on U.S. 19 in Spring Hill
    A pedestrian was killed on Sunday after she was hit by a truck in Spring Hill. Reports indicate that an 81-year-old man was driving a 1998 Dodge Ram in the inside lane of U.S. 19 North, near Beverly Court when a 60-year-old Brooksville woman…
  • Jul 3

    Prevent Fourth of July Injuries this Holiday Weekend

    Prevent Fourth of July Injuries this Holiday Weekend
    The Fourth of July is meant to be celebrated with loved ones and friends, so don’t let a preventable accident land you in the emergency room this weekend. The most common accidents from Independence Day festivities arise from…
Rank this Week: 3368

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    How to Get a Marriage License in Boca Raton

    How to Get a Marriage License in Boca Raton
    When you get married, you likely want everything to be perfect. While many couples focus on every detail of the ceremony and reception, some fail to focus on the legal requirements and implications of a marriage. It is highly important to…
  • Jul 15

    What Happens to Your House in a Divorce?

    What Happens to Your House in a Divorce?
    Going through a divorce is almost always an extremely difficult process. Often, people going through the breakdown of a marriage may have significant uncertainty about the most important aspects of their lives. Divorce can have significant…
  • Jul 11

    Florida Awaits Another Marriage Ruling

    Florida Awaits Another Marriage Ruling
    Floridians took another step toward challenging the definition of marriage under the state constitution. Due to a constitutional amendment in 2008, the constitution currently states that marriage is defined as between one woman and one man,…
Rank this Week: 4505

Harris Law Blog

Harris Law Blog

Covers car accidents, commercial truck accidents, brain injuries, wrongful death lawsuits, child sex abuse and other child injuries.

http://harrisjustice.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 21

    Farm Accident Injury

    Farm Accident Injury
    Southwest Florida is blessed with may natural resources, many of which are harnessed for farming and agriculture. Throughout our region, farms grow abundant crops of produce, citrus, and sugar, and raise livestock for various animal products.…
  • Jul 18

    Who is Liable for Damages in Auto Accident

    Who is Liable for Damages in Auto Accident
    Car accidents are generally avoidable. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has studied the issue and said that more than 9 out of 10 collisions was preventable, and further, caused by driver inattention. Driver inattention caused by…
  • Jul 16

    Dump Truck Accident

    Dump Truck Accident
    In SW Fla., dump trucks and haulers travel on our highways, State Roads, County Roads, and our smaller roads and streets, every single day. Among the busiest for this truck traffic are the corridors of I-75 and US 41. Especially when…
Rank this Week: 1108

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Can Felons Use the "Stand Your Ground" Defense?

    Can Felons Use the "Stand Your Ground" Defense?
    A thought-provoking legal argument from a courtroom in Palm Beach County is heading to the Florida Supreme Court. The case begs the question of whether or not a convicted criminal can invoke the state’s Stand Your Ground law as…
  • Jul 10

    Confessions Aren't Always What They Seem

    Confessions Aren't Always What They Seem
    Whenever the media reports that someone allegedly confessed to something, people instantaneously assume that they're guilty. Of course, this seems reasonable at first. Why would somebody say that they committed a crime unless they did? As our…
  • Jul 8

    Gov. Rick Scott Tours State to Oppose Sentence Leniency Measure

    Gov. Rick Scott Tours State to Oppose Sentence Leniency Measure
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott is up for re-election in November, at which point he will face now-Democratic challenger former Gov. Charlie Crist in a battle over the top political position in the Sunshine State. Clearly, the Governor has a lot to…
Rank this Week: 1299

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

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

    Florida Jury Awards $24 Billion in Tobacco Wrongful Death Case

    Florida Jury Awards $24 Billion in Tobacco Wrongful Death Case
    A Florida jury made history on Friday, July 18th, by awarding nearly $24 billion in punitive damages to a widow whose husband died of lung cancer. As our personal injury lawyers know, this jury award, issued against…
  • Jul 15

    P.I. Pulse: Tourist Loses Fingers on Disney “Pirate” Ride

    P.I. Pulse: Tourist Loses Fingers on Disney “Pirate” Ride
    An accident at Disney World in Orlando last Thursday resulted in a tourist losing two of his fingertips. As our personal injury lawyers know, people visit Disney World to have a relaxing, amusing time – not to have two of …The…
  • Jul 14

    Comedian/Actor Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart Following Last Month’s Crash

    Comedian/Actor Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart Following Last Month’s Crash
    In the wake of the serious highway accident last month that nearly took the life of beloved actor and comedian Tracy Morgan (and ended the life of one of his colleagues), Morgan has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart, the company …The…
Rank this Week: 2779

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/
  • Jul 21

    Teen in Virginia Sexting Case Accuses Authorities of Exploitation

    Teen in Virginia Sexting Case Accuses Authorities of Exploitation
    In our last post, we introduced the story of a Manassas County, Virginia, teen accused of child pornography after he sent an explicit video to his 15-year-old girlfriend. As this strange case continues to unfold, numerous questions remain,…
  • Jul 16

    Bizarre Virginia Teenage Sexting Case Raises Questions about Police Behavior

    Bizarre Virginia Teenage Sexting Case Raises Questions about Police Behavior
    Florida residents who face unfounded child pornography charges may sympathize with the case of a Virginia teenager whose recent arrest raised significant questions about the lengths to which law enforcement officials may go to obtain a…
  • Jul 7

    Columbus Medical Community Shocked by Pediatric Cancer Doctor’s Child Pornography Conviction

    Columbus Medical Community Shocked by Pediatric Cancer Doctor’s Child Pornography Conviction
    A once-renowned Columbus pediatric cancer physician will serve one year and one day in federal prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges. Christopher Pelloski, 40, had been using his personal computer, as well as an Ohio State…
Rank this Week: 920

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
Rank this Week: 4540

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/
  • Jul 20

    Radio Interview: Collaborative Divorce and Christian Value

    Radio Interview: Collaborative Divorce and Christian Value
    Collaborative attorney Joryn Jenkins and I recently appeared on Spirit FM 90.5′s Legally Speaking to talk about Collaborative Divorce.  Spirit FM is a Christian radio network that broadcasts out of Christ the King Church in the…
  • Jul 17

    BREAKING NEWS – Florida Judge Permits Same Sex Marriage Licenses in Florida Key

    BREAKING NEWS – Florida Judge Permits Same Sex Marriage Licenses in Florida Key
    Yet another judge has declared a ban on same sex marriages to be unconstitutional, and this one occurred right here in Florida.  The Honorable Luis M. Garcia found the law preventing the Clerk of Monroe County from issuing…
  • Jul 6

    “Next Generation Divorce” Takes On A New Meaning At St. Pete Pride

    “Next Generation Divorce” Takes On A New Meaning At St. Pete Pride
    Last Sunday, I met a lot of people who had a lot of questions regarding their parental and family law rights.  My law firm sponsored a booth at the St. Pete Pride festival in St. Petersburg, Florida, where I discussed … Continue…
Rank this Week: 4598

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

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

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    Casey Kasem: Top 40 countdown host's final countdown

    Casey Kasem: Top 40 countdown host's final countdown
    <!--[if !mso]> v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} <![endif]--> <!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false …
  • Jul 15

    Alzheimer's: a most poignant interview

    Alzheimer's: a most poignant interview
    Today on public radio, one of the most touching family stories I have ever heard about a family coping with Alzheimer's Disease. Kimberly Williams-Paisley, actress and wife of country singer Brad Paisley, discusses her family's journey after…
  • Jul 13

    Qualified plan longevity annuity hedges risk of outliving retirement saving

    Qualified plan longevity annuity hedges risk of outliving retirement saving
    Are you are concerned about running out of money before you run out of years? With longer lifespans, skyrocketing health costs, the demise of fixed pensions, and the looming Social Security crisis, everyone except the wealthiest are feeling…
Rank this Week: 4880

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    Innovative Technologies to Prevent Child Hot Car Death

    Innovative Technologies to Prevent Child Hot Car Death
    With recent tragedies making headlines, more parents are becoming aware of the dangers of leaving their children in hot cars. In some cases, parents forgetfully have left their children behind or did not realize that their children crawled…
  • Jul 15

    Miccosukee Tribe v. Bermudez - Broad Theories of Vicarious Liability

    Miccosukee Tribe v. Bermudez - Broad Theories of Vicarious Liability
    As a general rule, civil courts both in Florida and across the country have held liability for third-party actions is not allowed, save for rare circumstances. In crash cases, our Fort Lauderdale car accident attorneys know there are a…
  • Jul 10

    Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart Over Truck Accident Injurie

    Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart Over Truck Accident Injurie
    Walmart is now facing a lawsuit after the tragic trucking accident that left comedian Tracy Morgan severely injured and killed another passenger. The New Jersey accident in June made national headlines after a truck driver slammed a tractor…
Rank this Week: 4459

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    New Florida Law Expands "Stand Your Ground"

    New Florida Law Expands "Stand Your Ground"
    Gov. Rick Scott recently signed a law that expands the contentious "Stand Your Ground" self-defense law by granting people the right to flash their firearm or even fire warning shots to force attackers to back off. Daytona criminal defense…
  • Jul 10

    Police Skirt Missouri v. McNeely Ruling With "No-Refusal" DUI Checkpoint

    Police Skirt Missouri v. McNeely Ruling With "No-Refusal" DUI Checkpoint
    The U.S. Supreme Court issued a clear mandate in April 2013 with its decision in Missouri v. McNeely, wherein it was decided police were required to obtain a warrant before initiating a blood draw for evidence in a DUI arrest. However, our…
  • Jun 30

    Daytona Prostitution Arrest Should be Met with Silence, Swift Defense

    Daytona Prostitution Arrest Should be Met with Silence, Swift Defense
    A man was arrested for prostitution in Daytona after police say he offered an undercover officer a restaurant salad in exchange for oral sex. Daytona prostitution defense lawyers understand the action was part of a sting operation that…
Rank this Week: 3107

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Jul 20

    Contentious Divorce Linked with Hypertension

    Contentious Divorce Linked with Hypertension
    The effects of divorce are well-known: Finances, housing, and possessions get split, families learn how to spend time apart, holidays get divided, etc. However, a recent study done by the University of Arizona shows that there could be some…
  • Jul 5

    Bitter Divorce Turns to 5 Years for Perjury

    Bitter Divorce Turns to 5 Years for Perjury
    One Florida woman’s recent arrest is the perfect example of how lying to a family court is never a smart idea, even when it means protecting your children. The incident in question involved a woman who won full custody of her child…
  • Jun 28

    Florida Mother Fights Family Court for Kid

    Florida Mother Fights Family Court for Kid
    A Florida mother recently learned the hard way how being caught unprepared can cost the ultimate price: Your children. When it comes to criminal courts, the rules are clear: Evidence of a crime leads to sentencing, which leads to punishment.…
Rank this Week: 3425

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Bruce Jacobs & Associates, P.L.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    Analysis: Housing Market Back on Downward Slope

    Analysis: Housing Market Back on Downward Slope
    Inevitably, the housing market endures cycles of upswings and downturns. Generally, so long as those fluctuations remain within reasonable bounds, there is nothing amiss about it. What we saw beginning in 2008, however, was a frightening…
  • Jul 14

    Citi to Record $7B Fine in Mortgage Settlement Agreement

    Citi to Record $7B Fine in Mortgage Settlement Agreement
    For its role in hawking defective mortgage investments during the subprime housing boom, Citigroup Inc. has agreed to fork over $7 billion, in a combination of cash and consumer relief, to settle numerous state and federal investigations.…
  • Jun 24

    Private Equity Firm Refuses to Install Pool Fence, With Tragic Result

    Private Equity Firm Refuses to Install Pool Fence, With Tragic Result
    Private equity firms have been praised by those in the real estate and finance worlds for the way in which these companies snapped up some 200,000 homes, mostly foreclosed, and transformed them into a rental empire. It's true the process has…
Rank this Week: 3942

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Jul 19

    Exposito v. University of Miami School of Medicine - Medical Malpractice Case May be Amended

    Exposito v. University of Miami School of Medicine - Medical Malpractice Case May be Amended
    Florida's Third District Court of Appeals, allowing for a more liberal reading of medical malpractice laws in the state, has granted a mother's petition to amend her complaint against three doctors she alleged contributed to her daughter's…
  • Jul 17

    FL 3rd DCA Rules No Vicarious Liability in Tribe Case

    FL 3rd DCA Rules No Vicarious Liability in Tribe Case
    Fort Myers car accident attorneys recognize that in crash cases, there are numerous situations in which a third party can be held responsible for the at-fault driver's actions. Per the doctrine of vicarious liability, there are instances…
  • Jul 15

    Winter v. State Farm - Insurance Firms Must Write Clear Policie

    Winter v. State Farm - Insurance Firms Must Write Clear Policie
    Case law in Florida has well-established that insurance companies must write policies that are clear and without ambiguity. Any dual interpretations or omissions are to be considered in a light most favorable to the insured. Cape Coral car…
Rank this Week: 1649

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • Jul 18

    APPLICABLE FEDERAL RATES–AUGUST 2014

    APPLICABLE FEDERAL RATES–AUGUST 2014
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  • Jul 17

    Part 3 – THE DELINQUENT FBAR SUBMISSION PROCEDURES

    Part 3 – THE DELINQUENT FBAR SUBMISSION PROCEDURES
    Below is Part 3 of my partner, Rick Josepher’s, analysis of the new offshore enforcement environment in light of the new 2014 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Procedures. To view this Part, and all prior parts, in PDF format (which will be…
  • Jul 14

    Part 2 - THE IRS’ NEW 2014 OFFSHORE VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE PROCEDURES

    Part 2 - THE IRS’ NEW 2014 OFFSHORE VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE PROCEDURES
    Below is Part 2 of my partner, Rick Josepher’s, analysis of the new offshore enforcement environment in light of the new 2014 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Procedures. To view this Part, and all prior parts, in PDF format (which will be…
Rank this Week: 2128

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.ocalainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Two Dead in Fatal Flagler County Accident

    Two Dead in Fatal Flagler County Accident
    A few weeks ago, a teen and a 56-year-old woman lost their lives in a three-vehicle accident in Flagler County, Florida. According to a report by Click Orlando, the accident occurred on Interstate 95 near mile marker 288 at approximately 5:30…
  • Jul 17

    Ocala Woman Gets into DUI Accident with Her Autistic Child on Her Lap

    Ocala Woman Gets into DUI Accident with Her Autistic Child on Her Lap
    Earlier this year, a 28-year-old woman was charged with DUI and child neglect after she crashed into a tree while her toddler was on her lap, unsecured by any seatbelt or safety device. To make matters worse, the woman’s blood alcohol…
  • Jul 16

    Fatal Marion County Accident Claims a Third Life

    Fatal Marion County Accident Claims a Third Life
    May 2014 - Marion County, Florida:   A Highway Patrol officer was killed in an accident on Interstate 75 near mile marker 341. According to a report by Click Orlando, the patrol officer was responding to an accident when she…
Rank this Week: 1036

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Jul 18

    The Inbox: July 18, 2014

    The Inbox: July 18, 2014
    We’re in the midst of summer and the news outlets are replete with anti-compete and whistleblower developments.  But before we get to those, let’s turn our attention to China: If the dog days of summer here in the U.S.…
  • Jul 18

    Two Federal Agencies Battle In Federal Court Over Whistleblower Treatment

    Two Federal Agencies Battle In Federal Court Over Whistleblower Treatment
    Talk about your inter-family disputes: one federal agency – the Department of Labor – has filed suit against the United States Postal Service, an independent federal agency (but one of the few explicitly authorized by the…
  • Jul 11

    By Terminating Its CEO, American Apparel Unexpectedly Unravels Lending Agreement

    By Terminating Its CEO, American Apparel Unexpectedly Unravels Lending Agreement
    Firing a key executive can have repercussions beyond a severance dispute or a wrongful termination or discrimination claim by the executive.  American Apparel’s recent termination of its CEO, Dov Charney, provides the latest…
Rank this Week: 2071

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/
  • Jul 18

    Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 Shot Down, Not the First Incident of its Kind

    Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 Shot Down, Not the First Incident of its Kind
    Unfortunately, the firing of a missile at Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 is not the first, but one many of such incidents. Here is a list: Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 114, a Boeing 727, was shot down on February 21, 1973 when it strayed over…
  • Jul 11

    Enforcing International Treatie

    Enforcing International Treatie
    The news of July 9, 2014 from Iraq is that 90 pounds of uranium compounds have come into possession of the Islamic State In Iraq and Levant (ISIS).  The uranium was obtained from a university laboratory in Mosul, a city in Northern Iraq…
  • Jul 9

    The FBI and Racial Profiling Technique

    The FBI and Racial Profiling Technique
    The FBI announced changes to its interrogation protocol when investigations concern national security.  Newer rules would allow profiling techniques, such as, mapping of certain ethnic groups.  In past years, civil rights concerns…
Rank this Week: 977

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • Jul 18

    How to Use Annuities to Benefit Spouse/Step-Child Relationship within an Estate Plan

    How to Use Annuities to Benefit Spouse/Step-Child Relationship within an Estate Plan
    The estate planning complexities surrounding second marriages with blended families are largely under-estimated, not only by clients, but by their attorneys. Since second (and even third) marriages are becoming more common, it is not unusual…
  • Jul 11

    The Challenge of Annuities with Trust Planning

    The Challenge of Annuities with Trust Planning
    For the past several years, investors have experienced low yields both in bonds and in dividend declaring stocks. For those who mainly rely upon their investment income for retirement needs, it has been a tough environment. Financial firms…
  • Jul 3

    The Problem with Successors Named in a Durable Power of Attorney

    The Problem with Successors Named in a Durable Power of Attorney
    A Durable Powers of Attorney (DPOA) is an important document that everyone should have as a part of his or her estate planning portfolio. Generally speaking, the grantor of a Durable Power of Attorney names someone who can legally act…
Rank this Week: 4724

The Medicare Compliance Blog

The Medicare Compliance Blog

Covers Medicare secondary payer compliance, Medicare set-asides, mandatory insurer reporting, recovery resolutions, conditional payment notification, Medicare risk assessment, self-administration support issues, Medicare impact on long-term care. By Gould & Lamb.

http://themedicarecomplianceblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    US Court of Appeals Provides Opinion on Michigan Spine and Brain Surgeons v. State Farm

    US Court of Appeals Provides Opinion on Michigan Spine and Brain Surgeons v. State Farm
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit published its opinion in Michigan Spine and Brain Surgeons, PLLC v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company on July 16, 2014. The long awaited decision addresses the…
  • Jun 5

    CMS Amends the Workers Compensation Reference Guide

    CMS Amends the Workers Compensation Reference Guide
    On May 29, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) amended the recently released Workers’ Compensation Reference Guide published in February 2014. The changes affect medical review, treating physician reports,…
  • Apr 23

    Workers Compensation Review Center (WCRC) Changes Position on Development Letter

    Workers Compensation Review Center (WCRC) Changes Position on Development Letter
    As a result of Gould and Lamb’s continued advocacy with CMS Central Office, WCRC, and Regional Offices, Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set Aside submitters will see a light at the end of the tunnel. Based on direct conversations,…
Rank this Week: 3169

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Jul 18

    What to Include on Florida Sellers Disclosure Form

    What to Include on Florida Sellers Disclosure Form
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan attorneys in Winter Park Florida. I want to talk for a few minutes about the area of real estate disclosures and specifically actual knowledge versus what you should have known. Watch the video…
  • Jul 18

    Include All You Know on Seller’s Disclosure

    Include All You Know on Seller’s Disclosure
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan attorneys in Winter Park Florida. I want to talk for a few minutes about the area of real estate disclosures and specifically actual knowledge versus what you should have known. Also Disclose…
  • Jul 14

    Florida Real Estate Sellers Disclosure Form Detail

    Florida Real Estate Sellers Disclosure Form Detail
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan attorneys in Winter Park Florida. I want to talk for a minute today on the subject of real estate disclosures by the seller in the real estate transaction. What Level of Detail Must be…
Rank this Week: 3759

Florida Probate Blog -…

Florida Probate Blog - WeProbateFlorida.com

Covers Florida probate administration. By Long H. Duong.

http://weprobateflorida.com
  • Jul 17

    Small Estate Affidavits: Where to find them?

    Small Estate Affidavits: Where to find them?
    The short answer is that you can’t.  They don’t really exist. You may have heard a bank or some other financial institution ask you for a small estate affidavit if you don’t want to go through probate. Unfortunately,…
  • Nov 5

    Letters of Administration – Do you really need them?!

    Letters of Administration – Do you really need them?!
    I can’t say this enough: There are many situations where you do not need letters of administration. Many. Yes, the bank or customer service agent you are talking to says you do…but they are just reading from a policy manual or a…
  • Sep 6

    How long does probate take in Florida?

    How long does probate take in Florida?
    One of the last few questions I always address at the end of a probate consultation is: “How long does probate take?” Generally: Summary administration typically takes a few weeks from the date of filing to get orders distributing…
Rank this Week: 1199

Appealing Decisions

Appealing Decisions

Covers appellate opinions and practice in Florida and elsewhere. By Jennifer R. Dixon.

http://www.flaappellatecounsel.com/
  • Jul 17

    Failure to Preserve Error Costs Plaintiff a New Trial

    Failure to Preserve Error Costs Plaintiff a New Trial
    Preservation of error is an issue that is discussed so frequently by appellate lawyers that it tends to be met with eye rolls by other lawyers. However, we keep talking about preservation of error because it is one of few … Continue…
  • May 15

    Late-Filed Civil Appeals a Nonstarter

    Late-Filed Civil Appeals a Nonstarter
    What should a civil litigant do when he or she is made aware of the entry of a final judgment after the expiration of the appeal period?  The First District Court of Appeal reminds us in an opinion issued in Sharpe v.…
  • Apr 28

    Addressing Preservation of Error

    Addressing Preservation of Error
    One of the more difficult topics to broach with a litigant who is consulting regarding an appeal is the issue of “preservation of error.”  At its core, the appellate process is concerned, not with who was right and who was…
Rank this Week: 3273

South Florida Estate Planning Law

South Florida Estate Planning Law

Covers South Florida estate planning, probate and tax law issues. By David Shulman.

http://www.sofloridaestateplanning.com/
  • Jul 17

    Uniform Law Commission Approves Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act

    Uniform Law Commission Approves Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
    I’ve written before about finding and having access to your “digital assets” and online accounts after death. Well there is a development that will hopefully make this process a bit easier. The Uniform Law…
  • Jul 10

    Finding Your Digital Assets After Death

    Finding Your Digital Assets After Death
    I’ve written before about estate planning for your digital assets and online accounts. Well this article isn’t necessarily about planning, but what happens after you die – especially if you don’t plan (or even if…
  • Jan 9

    Who gets paid if an Alleged Incapacitated Person dies before the hearing? Nobody?

    Who gets paid if an Alleged Incapacitated Person dies before the hearing? Nobody?
    The Guardianship of Mary Klatthaar I’m sure there are some independently wealthy attorneys out there who take all of their cases pro bono. Most of us though are hard-working schlubs like everyone else who while we love what we do,…
Rank this Week: 4202

First Party Property Insurance…

First Party Property Insurance Blog

Covers first party property insurance claims. By Todd Legal.

http://firstpartyproperty.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2407

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2310

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida auto accidents, auto insurance, and personal injury claims. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridacaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 17

    Are Selfies and Social Media Contributing to Car Accidents in Miami and Other Cities?

    Are Selfies and Social Media Contributing to Car Accidents in Miami and Other Cities?
    Selfies and social media may be a fun way to share memories, but according to some safety experts, they can also increase the risk of car crashes in Miami and other cities. You may already have seen drivers on the road filming videos for…
  • Jul 15

    Recent Study Suggests Link Between Marijuana Use and Car Crashe

    Recent Study Suggests Link Between Marijuana Use and Car Crashe
    While the effects of drunk driving in Hollywood and other cities are abundantly clear and drivers know the risks of drinking and driving, the risks of drug use, unfortunately, are less often talked about. While some prescription and…
  • Jul 10

    Just How At Risk are Teen Drivers in Florida?

    Just How At Risk are Teen Drivers in Florida?
    A great deal has been written about the dangers that face teen drivers in Homestead and across Florida. Statistically, new drivers tend to have higher car accident rates and risks for a few reasons. Lack of driving experience is obviously a…
Rank this Week: 1300

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridatruckingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 17

    What Causes Truck Collisions in Miami and Other Cities?

    What Causes Truck Collisions in Miami and Other Cities?
    Determining whether you have a personal injury claim in Miami or your Florida community often stems from understanding what caused your traffic collision in the first place. This is because you need to be able to determine whether negligence…
  • Jul 15

    Will Florida’s New Law Reduce the Risk of Waste Truck Collisions?

    Will Florida’s New Law Reduce the Risk of Waste Truck Collisions?
    Waste truck collisions in Miami, Homestead, and other Florida cities are a cause for concern. Although often low-speed crashes, these accidents pose a high risk for injury, since waste trucks are so heavy and large. These collisions…
  • Jul 10

    Changes in Attitudes Needed to Reduce Trucking Collisions in Hollywood and Florida

    Changes in Attitudes Needed to Reduce Trucking Collisions in Hollywood and Florida
    There is no doubt that fatigued driving in Hollywood and across the country leads to trucking collisions. Each year, thousands of people are injured or killed in trucking collisions in Hollywood and across the nation because big rig drivers…
Rank this Week: 4326

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, medical malpractice and workers compensation. By Lawrence Law Group.

http://www.jacksonvilleinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1668

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Jul 17

    Crosswalk Countdowns May Actually Increase Accident

    Crosswalk Countdowns May Actually Increase Accident
    If you’ve ever been a pedestrian in a major city, you’ve probably seen a crosswalk countdown before. It’s usually displayed directly above or below the walk signal and lets you know exactly how many seconds you have to get…
  • Jul 11

    How to Avoid Being Distracted by Navigational App

    How to Avoid Being Distracted by Navigational App
    The dangers of texting and driving have been well-documented, and the risky practice is gradually becoming less common thanks to public service announcements and the texting-while-driving bans that have now gone into effect in 44 states.…
  • Jul 1

    Keeping Your Family Safe around Backyard Swimming Pool

    Keeping Your Family Safe around Backyard Swimming Pool
    With summer in full swing, many Florida families are turning to in-ground residential swimming pools to beat our state’s notorious heat. While backyard swimming pools may be good for creating summer memories and keeping the kids…
Rank this Week: 2419

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/
  • Jul 17

    Malpractice Suits Are Often About More Than Compensation

    Malpractice Suits Are Often About More Than Compensation
    A recent article from Forbes discussed the topic of medical malpractice lawsuits, particularly, how the motivation in filing a malpractice lawsuit is not always about a monetary damage award. Although many areas of personal injury law have…
  • Jul 8

    Florida Governor Approves Law Limiting Liability For Nursing Home Abuse

    Florida Governor Approves Law Limiting Liability For Nursing Home Abuse
    Our Miami nursing home abuse attorneys have previously discussed unfortunate incidents in which elderly individuals were the victims of nursing home abuse and/or neglect. In August, we discussed a case in which a Florida jury awarded more…
  • Jul 3

    New Study Finds That Brain Injuries Increase With Bike-Sharing Program

    New Study Finds That Brain Injuries Increase With Bike-Sharing Program
    Over the last year, our Miami personal injury lawyers have discussed the dangers associated with bicycling in Florida. Last September, 24-year-old bicyclist Jacob Landis was severely injured after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while…
Rank this Week: 1074

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 16

    Unholy Alliance

    Unholy Alliance
    Sometimes, you can just look at a group of people and know "they're up to no good". These "up to no good" groups are not kids hanging out, covered in tattoos and piercings at 3 am. Punk kids are suspicious at best, and usually spend half…
  • Jul 9

    How to Test Drugs (Again)

    How to Test Drugs (Again)
    [Whenever I can't come up with a catchy title for a topic I've already covered a thousand times, I simply add the word "again", or "part 2" or "revisited". I first wrote about this topic in July of 2012, in "How to Weigh Drugs in a…
  • Jul 3

    Why Is There Something, Rather Than Nothing?

    Why Is There Something, Rather Than Nothing?
    [if you don't like philosophy, skip this article...] Have you ever had that feeling that its all been done before? Me too. And yes, this age old question is still unresolved, philosophers can not answer this question, nor can the…
Rank this Week: 4616

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident, injury, and medical malpractice legal issues. By Hannon & Boyers.

http://www.florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 16

    Elderly Man Dead, Woman Injured in Miami Stabbing

    Elderly Man Dead, Woman Injured in Miami Stabbing
    Violent crime is a serious problem in Miami and around the state. The Miami negligent security lawyers at Hannon & Boyers regularly represent the victims of violent crime and help them to obtain compensation for injuries and in many cases…
  • May 23

    Alternatives to Prevent Drunk Driving

    Alternatives to Prevent Drunk Driving
    According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), in 2009, Florida ranked 3rd in the nation for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) fatality rates in both adults and underage drinkers. The Sun-Sentinel reported that Floridians…
  • May 20

    Orlando, FL is Most Dangerous City For Pedestrian

    Orlando, FL is Most Dangerous City For Pedestrian
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- A new report suggests that pedestrians in Orlando, FL are most likely to be involved in an Orlando automobile/pedestrian accident. The report ranked Orlando as the most dangerous metropolitan area in the nation for…
Rank this Week: 1542

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 16

    Seizure of Substitute Assets in a Forfeiture Case in Florida

    Seizure of Substitute Assets in a Forfeiture Case in Florida
    The Florida forfeiture statute allows the government to take the property of people when that property was used in conjunction with certain criminal activity or represents the proceeds of certain criminal activity. As an example, if the…
  • Jul 13

    Can Police in Florida Pull You Over if the Color of Your Vehicle Does Not Match the Color Listed on the Registration?

    Can Police in Florida Pull You Over if the Color of Your Vehicle Does Not Match the Color Listed on the Registration?
    Many drug cases, DUI cases, gun cases and other kinds of criminal cases begin with a simple traffic stop in Florida. A police officer will make a routine traffic stop and then claim to observe signs that the driver is impaired from alcohol…
  • Jul 10

    There is No Reasonable Expectation of Privacy in One's Bank Record

    There is No Reasonable Expectation of Privacy in One's Bank Record
    We have written at length about various search and seizure issues including whether the police need a search warrant to conduct certain searches. As many people know, the Fourth Amendment protects people from unreasonable searches and…
Rank this Week: 923

HR Defense Blog

HR Defense Blog

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

http://www.akerman.com/Blogs/hrdefense/
  • Jul 16

    FMLA & Medical Certification: When Does An Employer Have A "Reason to Doubt"?

    FMLA &amp; Medical Certification: When Does An Employer Have A "Reason to Doubt"?
    POSTED BY SHAYLA N. WALDON ON JULY 17, 2014 Given the financial and administrative costs that FMLA continues to impose upon employers, HR managers are consulting with counsel to determine what tools are available to ensure that those who…
  • Jun 27

    Confederate Flag Can Contribute to Hostile Work Environment, Says Eleventh Circuit

    Confederate Flag Can Contribute to Hostile Work Environment, Says Eleventh Circuit
    POSTED BY RICHARD D. TUSCHMAN ON JUNE 27, 2014 Exposure to the Confederate flag in the workplace can support an employee's claim of racial discrimination, according to a recent decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh…
  • Jun 3

    Who is a Whistleblower Under Dodd-Frank? Courts Disagree.

    Who is a Whistleblower Under Dodd-Frank? Courts Disagree.
    POSTED BY RICHARD D. TUSCHMAN ON JUNE 3, 2014 The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act protects employees who blow the whistle on possible securities law violations.  But the question of who qualifies as a…
Rank this Week: 3307