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Lawyers to the Rescue Blog

Lawyers to the Rescue Blog

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

http://www.lawyerstotherescueblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Data Management Systems: Helping You Keep Track of Your Volunteer Info by Andrew Lisa

    Data Management Systems: Helping You Keep Track of Your Volunteer Info by Andrew Lisa
    Data Management Systems: Helping You Keep Track of Your Volunteer Info Whether it's a simple list of personnel information or total data integration, volunteer organizations are under special pressure to manage their data properly. Whether…
  • Feb 3

    6 Benefits of Hiring an Experienced Family Lawyer

    6 Benefits of Hiring an Experienced Family Lawyer
    6 Benefits of Hiring an Experienced Family Lawyer A Family Law attorney or a Family Lawyer refers to the Law Practitioner who specialises in cases like divorce, child custody, child support, child visitation, spousal support and…
  • Jan 30

    When Tragedy Strikes: Preparing Yourself for Auto Emergencie

    When Tragedy Strikes: Preparing Yourself for Auto Emergencie
    When Tragedy Strikes: Preparing Yourself for Auto Emergencies The recent Atlanta snowstorm had a tragic impact on students, drivers, families and communities. Many are still speculating what could have been done to avoid this tragedy.…
Rank this Week: 4502

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/
  • Apr 16

    New hybrid policies may be good alternative to traditional long-term care insurance

    New hybrid policies may be good alternative to traditional long-term care insurance
    In March I gave tips for preventing or resolving the difficulties that may arise when trying to collect benefits from older, traditional long-term care insurance policies. In this post I describe the new "hybrid" long-term care…
  • Apr 15

    V.A. Aid and Attendance lookback fails in Senate

    V.A. Aid and Attendance lookback fails in Senate
    Senate Bill 1982, which among other measures would have created a three-year asset look-back for veterans applying for Veterans Aid and Attendance benefits, has failed in the Senate.   Veterans Aid and Attendance is a type of improved…
  • Apr 15

    In March I gave tips for preventing or…

    In March I gave tips for preventing or resolving the difficulties that may arise when trying to collect benefits from older, traditional long-term care insurance policies. In this post I describe the new "hybrid" long-term care…
Rank this Week: 4896

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4880

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Hazardous Exposures of The Gulf War, OEF, OND, and OIF

    Hazardous Exposures of The Gulf War, OEF, OND, and OIF
    There are many environmental and chemical hazards that veterans may have been exposed to. These hazards carry potential health risks for veterans. The exposures include infectious diseases, inhalation of sand, dust, and other airborne…
  • Apr 10

    Separation Due to Personality Disorders: A Study in Contradiction

    Separation Due to Personality Disorders: A Study in Contradiction
    The United States Army put the 36 year-old man in handcuffs. They isolated him in a six-by-eight foot cell. The lights were kept on all night, and loud heavy metal music often blared, ensuring the man would remain sleep-deprived. They denied…
  • Apr 9

    Denied Social Security or Disability Benefits? Seek Legal Advice

    Denied Social Security or Disability Benefits? Seek Legal Advice
    Each year, millions of Americans apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and the vast majority of those applicants are denied. Between September 2012 and June 2013, only 29.4% of initial SSD/SSI…
Rank this Week: 3720

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    Filing Bankruptcy Case - Amount of Filing Fee

    Filing Bankruptcy Case - Amount of Filing Fee
    A filing fee needs to be paid to the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court when a bankruptcy case is filed. The Judicial Conference of the United States Court announced that effective June 1, 2014, the filing fees for filing a bankruptcy will go up…
  • Apr 13

    Property Excluded from the Bankruptcy Estate - Mere Bare Legal Title

    Property Excluded from the Bankruptcy Estate - Mere Bare Legal Title
    The bankruptcy code provides that the bankruptcy estate includes, with certain exceptions, all legal or equitable interests of the debtor as of the date of the filing of the bankruptcy case. 11 U.S.C. § 541 (a). Section 541 (d), though…
  • Apr 13

    Bankruptcy Schedules - Complete Disclosure of Assets Required

    Bankruptcy Schedules - Complete Disclosure of Assets Required
    The recent case of Javier Milian vs. Wells Fargo & Company, et al,, Case 13-CV-22201-KMM (February 18, 2014) illustrates the importance of a person completing his bankruptcy schedules fully and accurately - including as to unfixed and…
Rank this Week: 1019

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident…

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/
  • Apr 16

    Cruise Line Accused Of Subjecting Crew To “Slave-like” Working Condition

    Cruise Line Accused Of Subjecting Crew To “Slave-like” Working Condition
    Our Florida Cruise Ship Accident Attorneys have dedicated their decades of experience to representing cruise ship passengers that are injured by the acts or omissions of the cruise ship industry and its employees. However, as this blog…
  • Apr 14

    Gastrointestinal Disease Strikes Royal Caribbean Cruise Out Of Baltimore

    Gastrointestinal Disease Strikes Royal Caribbean Cruise Out Of Baltimore
    Saturday, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines’ Grandeur of the Seas returned to Baltimore from a seven day journey during which a number of passengers suffered from a gastrointestinal illness causing symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea. The…
  • Apr 3

    Royal Caribbean Encounters More Difficulties As Two Ships Suffer Problems Returning To Port

    Royal Caribbean Encounters More Difficulties As Two Ships Suffer Problems Returning To Port
    Over the weekend Royal Caribbean’s was struck another blow when two of its ships, the Adventure of the Seas and the Navigator of the Seas, had problems returning to port. The Adventure of the Seas lost propulsion Saturday night after…
Rank this Week: 3371

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/
  • Apr 16

    Use Caution in USMLE Step Exam Preparation

    Use Caution in USMLE Step Exam Preparation
    By Catherine T. Hollis, J.D., The Health Law Firm and George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Bulletin of Information outlines several…
  • Apr 10

    Governor Requests the Agency for Health Care Administration to Inspect Florida’s VA Hospital

    Governor Requests the Agency for Health Care Administration to Inspect Florida’s VA Hospital
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law In response to recent deaths at Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals throughout Florida and the rest of the nation, on April 1, 2014, Governor ……
  • Apr 7

    Duke University Health System Pays $1 Million to Settle Allegations of False Claims in Whistleblower Lawsuit

    Duke University Health System Pays $1 Million to Settle Allegations of False Claims in Whistleblower Lawsuit
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On March 21, 2014, Duke University Health System in Raleigh, North Carolina, settled a whistleblower/qui tam lawsuit, according to the Department…
Rank this Week: 2759

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://www.cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Apr 15

    Cruise Ship Injury Claims – What Do Lawyers Do for Hurt Passengers?

    Cruise Ship Injury Claims – What Do Lawyers Do for Hurt Passengers?
    If you were hurt or injured on cruise ship, you’re going to have a lot of questions. At some point, you’ll probably want to talk to a personal injury lawyer or firm that can shed some light on your specific potential case. What…
  • Apr 14

    Passengers Often Confused About Cruise Ship Slip and Fall Accident

    Passengers Often Confused About Cruise Ship Slip and Fall Accident
    Injured in a slip, trip or fall accident on a cruise ship? Believe it’s not your fault? Then you may have a legal claim that you can file against the cruise line. With millions of passengers taking cruises each year on Carnival, Disney,…
  • Apr 14

    Shore Excursion Accidents – Not All Cruise Ship Injuries Happen on the Boat

    Shore Excursion Accidents – Not All Cruise Ship Injuries Happen on the Boat
    Did you know – not all cruise ship injuries happen on the boat. Many occur “off the boat” – on the shuttle boats (called tenders) that take you to shore, in the busy port loading and unloading areas or even on the…
Rank this Week: 3438

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Please Don't Text and Drive: Leading Cause of Auto Accidents in Tampa Bay, Florida

    Please Don't Text and Drive: Leading Cause of Auto Accidents in Tampa Bay, Florida
    Texting + driving = bad things happen. My husband, a twenty year veteran DUI officer in St. Petersburg, Florida shows me gruesome car accident photos now and again that help keep me in line. As a result, I run less red lights that still…
  • Jan 19

    BP Settlement Intended to Simplify Proof is Under Attack

    BP Settlement Intended to Simplify Proof is Under Attack
    On behalf of our Florida clients with BP oil spill claims we are pleased about a recent victory, but the fight is still underway. The well known BP oil spill settlement agreement reached in mid-2012 shortly before trial resulted in a…
  • Oct 14

    BP Wins Appeal to Modify (Reduce) Economic Loss Claims.

    BP Wins Appeal to Modify (Reduce) Economic Loss Claims.
    Just as our Tampa Bay, Florida BP oil spill claims are heading toward the finish line, the rules are changing. We believe the new narrower guidelines will likely have a larger impact on our Florida based claims due to the increased distance…
Rank this Week: 4614

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/
  • Apr 15

    Surprising Housing and Commute Facts: What Contributes to Personal Injury in Hollywood and other Citie

    Surprising Housing and Commute Facts: What Contributes to Personal Injury in Hollywood and other Citie
    A new report by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has weighed in on the country’s health by county and has concluded that some surprising things that could affect health. …
  • Apr 10

    Therapies That Can Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients in Homestead and Other Florida Citie

    Therapies That Can Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients in Homestead and Other Florida Citie
    Patients with spinal cord injuries in Homestead and across Florida have more hope now than ever before, thanks to new research. Typically, patients who have suffered a spinal cord injury in a traffic collision in Homestead or through another…
  • Apr 8

    Florida Wants to Crack Down on Trauma Fees in State Hospital

    Florida Wants to Crack Down on Trauma Fees in State Hospital
    Recent investigative reports by the Tampa Bay Times and I-Team found that trauma patients found that some state hospitals charge very high fees to trauma patients. Attorneys and Rep. Greg Steube of the State House agree that more needs to be…
Rank this Week: 2394

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/
  • Apr 15

    How Will You Pay for the Injuries Sustained in Your Trucking Collision?

    How Will You Pay for the Injuries Sustained in Your Trucking Collision?
    Unexpected medical expenses are the leading cause of personal bankruptcy across the country, according to some studies. Even motorists who have excellent medical coverage and car insurance often find themselves paying substantial amounts…
  • Apr 10

    New Study About Fatigue Could be Key in Reducing Trucking Accident Rates in Homestead and Other Citie

    New Study About Fatigue Could be Key in Reducing Trucking Accident Rates in Homestead and Other Citie
    There is some good news when it comes to the number of serious car accidents in Homestead and other U.S. communities. Between 2012 and 2013, the number of fatal automobile crashes across the nation dropped about three percent while the number…
  • Apr 8

    How Cargo Theft Can Cause Injuries for Truckers in Miami and Other Citie

    How Cargo Theft Can Cause Injuries for Truckers in Miami and Other Citie
    According to Florida Highway Patrol, cargo theft is a major concern across the state. While it does not get as much attention as trucking accidents in Miami and other cities, it is a huge problem for the industry and for truck drivers. Not…
Rank this Week: 4412

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/
Rank this Week: 1000

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/
  • Apr 15

    Collaborative Process and Religious Values in Tampa Bay

    Collaborative Process and Religious Values in Tampa Bay
    A friend of mine, leading Tampa Bay collaborative attorney, and fellow member of Next Generation Divorce George Melendez recently wrote a blog post after he and I had a discussion on how collaborative family law practice can help members…
  • Apr 12

    Bay News 9 Video: Collaborative Divorce in Tampa Bay

    Bay News 9 Video: Collaborative Divorce in Tampa Bay
    I strongly believe that the traditional adversarial courtroom divorce is destructive to families, and so I am a strong proponent of the private, respectful collaborative divorce process.  I am also president of a local collaborative…
  • Apr 3

    Tampa Limited Scope Representation FAQ

    Tampa Limited Scope Representation FAQ
    What is limited scope representation? Limited scope representation (also known as unbundled legal services) is a cost-effective method of obtaining an attorney’s help on specific tasks and not paying for services you do not want or…
Rank this Week: 4611

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/
  • Apr 15

    Proposed 2014 Revisions to Federal Sentencing Guideline

    Proposed 2014 Revisions to Federal Sentencing Guideline
    Federal Sentencing has been praised and pilloried since 1984 when the Sentencing Commission, a creature of the Congress, was created. Over the years it has been seen as race neutral, gender neutral, and fair. Heralded as removing judges…
  • Jan 17

    Doctors Charged in Pain Clinic “Pill Mill” Case

    Doctors Charged in Pain Clinic “Pill Mill” Case
    A concerted drive by the U.S. Attorney’s Office and a task force comprised of State and Federal agencies, police and sheriff agencies in Broward, Dade and Palm Beach County has resulted in over a dozen major cases in Florida and U.S.…
  • Jan 16

    Sealing and Expunging in Florida

    Sealing and Expunging in Florida
    Florida provides a limited opportunity to seal and or expunge criminal records. The good news is not as good as one would hope and the bad news is a deal breaker. Here's what is going on... First: sealing and expunging doesn't erase your…
Rank this Week: 1344

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.daytonabeachinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Daytona Car Accidents: Parents Key to Teen Drunk Driving Prevention

    Daytona Car Accidents: Parents Key to Teen Drunk Driving Prevention
    With spring in full swing, high school seniors are preparing for prom, graduation celebrations and one last summer of fun before embarking on the next chapter of their lives. What parents may not realize is that these gatherings often involve…
  • Apr 13

    Daytona Car Accident Lawyers Support Distracted Driving Month

    Daytona Car Accident Lawyers Support Distracted Driving Month
    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and our Daytona car accident lawyers believe it's an appropriate time to highlight the potential dangers of this all-too-common behavior behind the wheel. Authorities with the Florida Highway…
  • Mar 24

    Daytona Slip-and-Fall Claims - Serious Injuries & Complex Case

    Daytona Slip-and-Fall Claims - Serious Injuries & Complex Case
    A woman who suffered serious injuries after falling on a school sidewalk while leaving a graduation ceremony is being given a chance by the Georgia Supreme Court to continue pursuing her claim, following an initial denial. While so-called…
Rank this Week: 5002

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Broward Pedestrian Accidents a Serious, Ongoing Safety Threat

    Broward Pedestrian Accidents a Serious, Ongoing Safety Threat
    Recently in Weston, a hit-and-run driver struck a pedestrian on U.S. 27, causing the adult male victim to suffer serious injuries. He was rushed to the hospital for treatment. Authorities are looking for the driver, but our pedestrian…
  • Apr 10

    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month in Florida

    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month in Florida
    Distracted driving is a major problem in Florida, with the state highway patrol reporting nearly 40,000 crashes, 33,000 injuries and more than 200 deaths each year can be attributed to drivers who weren't giving the road their full attention.…
  • Apr 4

    Florida Lawmakers Wrangle Over Red-Light Camera

    Florida Lawmakers Wrangle Over Red-Light Camera
    As Fort Lauderdale car accident attorneys, we note that one of the most common causes of serious and fatal crashes is red-light running. Red-light cameras were born of the idea that because this action is so dangerous, there had to be a way…
Rank this Week: 4453

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/
  • Apr 15

    "I Know My Rights"

    "I Know My Rights"
    If you've lived on Mother Earth long enough, you've encountered a smart-assed kid that (a) has no respect for authority, and (b) knows his rights. So, how do police officers respond to someone that tells them they "know their rights?" As…
  • Apr 11

    The Foundations of a Motion to Suppre

    The Foundations of a Motion to Suppre
    If I had a dollar for every time someone called to tell me their rights were violated, I wouldn't have to work; I could just keep answering the phone and make a dollar here, dollar there. Part of my work as a criminal defense attorney is to…
  • Apr 1

    The Witch Hunt for Child Porn

    The Witch Hunt for Child Porn
    Historically, witch hunts have not been a good thing. Innocent people have suffered extreme temperature conditions. Now, the witch hunt has shifted its focus away from non-traditional religious practices, and into something everybody can…
Rank this Week: 4659

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers expungements, drug offenses, domestic violence and other criminal offenses in Florida. By the Sammis Law Firm.

http://criminal-defense-attorney-tampa.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    The Smarter Sentencing Act - Tell Congress We Want Smarter Sentencing!

    The Smarter Sentencing Act - Tell Congress We Want Smarter Sentencing!
    One of the benefits of belonging to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is getting updates on their efforts to encourage Congress to make better laws.NACDL uses congressional district working periods as opportunities…
  • Apr 4

    What is DLAP? Drive Legal Again Program in Hillsborough County, FL

    What is DLAP? Drive Legal Again Program in Hillsborough County, FL
    The State Attorney's Office in Hillsborough County is using a new type of misdemeanor diversion program for anyone charged with a first or second criminal traffic citation for the offense of either:no valid driver’s license;…
  • Mar 10

    Tampa Police Department is Impounding Vehicles and Imposing $500 Civil Penalty under Tampa Code Section 14-30

    Tampa Police Department is Impounding Vehicles and Imposing $500 Civil Penalty under Tampa Code Section 14-30
    Forfeiture is a corrupting cash cow for the Tampa Police Department. By taking a person's vehicle and then charging them hundreds of dollars in towing and storing charges the Tampa Police Department is leaving families in financial ruin.Then…
Rank this Week: 1060

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

Covers Florida's PIP/No-Fault laws. By Roig, Tutan, Rosenberg & Zlotnick, P.A.

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Apr 15

    Chiropractors in $2.3 Million PIP Insurance Fraud Scheme will Face RICO Charge

    Chiropractors in $2.3 Million PIP Insurance Fraud Scheme will Face RICO Charge
    A federal judge ruled that the chiropractors who were allegedly behind a $2.3 million ploy to defraud an insurance company must face charges for violating the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and Florida’s…
  • Apr 14

    U.S. Publishes Doctor-Level Data on $77 Billion in Medicare Billing

    U.S. Publishes Doctor-Level Data on $77 Billion in Medicare Billing
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released a treasure trove of 2012 Medicare payment data on 880,000 health care providers nationwide. Intended to increase healthcare transparency, the data represents Medicare Part B…
  • Apr 10

    Jacksonville Chiropractor Arrested for Fraudulent Billing Scheme

    Jacksonville Chiropractor Arrested for Fraudulent Billing Scheme
    Chiropractor Steven Rhodes faces a maximum of five years in prison after being arrested for a fraudulent billing scheme targeting multiple insurance companies. Jeff Atwater, Florida’s Chief Financial Officer, announced the arrest…
Rank this Week: 3715

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida construction accidents and workers' compensation law. By Randy Zeldin.

http://www.floridaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Social Security Considering Changes to Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis Listing

    Social Security Considering Changes to Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis Listing
    The Social Security Administration has proposed several changes to the "listed" impairments, which can qualify an individual to receive Social Security Disability Income. The listing for "epilepsy", under section 11.02 and 11.03. …
  • Mar 27

    Expedited Social Security for Veteran

    Expedited Social Security for Veteran
    The Social Security Administration has announced that effective March 17, 2014, it will expedited disability claims for veterans receiving VA service-connected compensation benefits and who have a rating of 100% "permanent and total"…
  • Feb 27

    Veterans Receive Expedited Social Security Processing

    Veterans Receive Expedited Social Security Processing
    The Social Security Administration has announced that it has instituted a new policy aimed at speeding up applications of wounded warriors. The new process applies only to Veterans who were injured after October 1, 2001. Veterans…
Rank this Week: 1353

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Covers real state law in Florida. By Jordan Pascale, P.L.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Raising Money through Real Estate Syndications – Recent Law Changes to the Rule 506 Exemption

    Raising Money through Real Estate Syndications – Recent Law Changes to the Rule 506 Exemption
    By: Alejandro E. Jordan, Esq. The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, known as the Jobs Act, has changed the way to raise money from groups of investors to purchase commercial and investment real estate properties.  Many forget that…
  • Mar 31

    April 2014 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

    April 2014 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Railroad easement extinguished by abandonment.  A railroad right-of-way was consider as an easement and could be terminated by abandonment.  Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. U.S., 2014 WL 901843,…
  • Mar 17

    Understanding Florida’s Commercial Real Estate Sales Commission Lien Act

    Understanding Florida’s Commercial Real Estate Sales Commission Lien Act
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Pursuant to Florida’s Commercial Real Estate Sales Commission Lien Act, a commercial broker has a lien upon the owner’s net proceeds from the sale of commercial real estate for any commission earned by…
Rank this Week: 2040

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Alzheimer Patients Especially Vulnerable to Nursing Home Abuse, Neglect

    Alzheimer Patients Especially Vulnerable to Nursing Home Abuse, Neglect
    A new study published in the journal Neurology found that Alzheimer deaths are vastly under-reported. Researchers calculated that some 500,000 people in the U.S. die from disease every year, which is five times more than the number tallied by…
  • Apr 13

    Consent to Nursing Home Sexual Activity Not Always Clear

    Consent to Nursing Home Sexual Activity Not Always Clear
    A New York man recently filed a lawsuit against the nursing home where his 85-year-old mother resides, alleging they had forced "huge, muscular strippers" on his mother, whom he says has been a devout Christian her whole life and now suffers…
  • Apr 6

    Florida Nursing Home Care Compromised When Facilities Fail to Vet Staff

    Florida Nursing Home Care Compromised When Facilities Fail to Vet Staff
    In Oklahoma recently, legislators passed a measure that requires nursing home and adult day care staffers with direct patient access to undergo fingerprint-based background checks. Officials say the measure is intended to significantly reduce…
Rank this Week: 3789

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/
  • Apr 15

    CONTRACTS: Forum-Selection Clause—Enforcing by 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) Motion to Transfer Venue

    CONTRACTS: Forum-Selection Clause—Enforcing by 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) Motion to Transfer Venue
    Our guest author of this is article is Charlene Hicks, a legal research attorney with National Legal Research Group in Charlottesville, Virginia. Forum-selection clauses are commonly used in contracts to specify the location in which the…
  • Apr 14

    Contracting 101: Tips for Physicians and Health Professionals-Part 12

    Contracting 101: Tips for Physicians and Health Professionals-Part 12
    By Christopher E. Brown, J.D., The Health Law Firm and George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Tip 28-Verify That the Relationship Between the Physician and the Employer is Legal. Our…
  • Apr 8

    Texas Medicaid Settlement Raises Questions Among Health Care Provider

    Texas Medicaid Settlement Raises Questions Among Health Care Provider
    By Lenis L. Archer, J.D., M.P.H., The Health Law Firm and George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On March 17, 2014, Carousel Pediatrics in Austin, Texas, agreed to pay the state a $3.75…
Rank this Week: 3693

Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury law in Florida. By The Madalon Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.floridainjuryattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Bicycle Accidents: When a Cyclist is Struck By a Car

    Bicycle Accidents: When a Cyclist is Struck By a Car
    People who ride bikes have likely experienced - or know someone who has experienced - a crash of some kind. Some incidents, such as slipping off the edge of a road or losing control on a soft shoulder and ending up in the ditch, may leave you…
  • Apr 11

    Fatal Car Accidents: General Motors Faulty Ignition Switche

    Fatal Car Accidents: General Motors Faulty Ignition Switche
    General Motors Company has been in the news recently regarding a number of its cars found to have faulty ignition switches. General Motors has voluntarily recalled over 1.6 million vehicles in response to this problem, but a new product…
  • Mar 21

    Car Seats: Simple Steps to Keep Children Safe.

    Car Seats: Simple Steps to Keep Children Safe.
    After helping thousands of families get back on their feet, our staff agrees that there is nothing worse than when one of the victims in an accident is a child. In many cases, the severity of the child's injuries was reduced by the correct…
Rank this Week: 1702

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

Covers medical device and pharmaceutical mass tort issues. By Searcy Denney.

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Apr 15

    Consumer Reports on Choosing a Safe Hospital

    Consumer Reports on Choosing a Safe Hospital
    This is a project that had its genesis in tragedy. John James was a chief toxicologist for NASA in Houston when his 19-year-old son died after two doctors made a series of medical errors. John Alexander James had an abnormal …
  • Apr 14

    Dallas Woman Awarded $1.2 Million, Mesh Called Defectively Designed

    Dallas Woman Awarded $1.2 Million, Mesh Called Defectively Designed
    For the first time, a Texas jury has decided the pelvic mesh made by healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson was defectively designed. The jury awarded the 64-year-old Dallas woman $1.2 million following a two-and-a half week trial. The case…
  • Apr 11

    Palm Beach County United for Children with Pinwheel

    Palm Beach County United for Children with Pinwheel
    On any given day in the state of Florida, there are approximately 750 children ready to be adopted from foster homes with no identifiable family. There are also over 50,000 children in Florida who are neglected or abused, every year. …
Rank this Week: 3409

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/
  • Apr 15

    “Substantial Compliance” With Notice Requirements Not Enough

    “Substantial Compliance” With Notice Requirements Not Enough
    Authored by Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersFlorida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal recently emphasized the need for lenders to strictly comply with the notice requirements of a mortgage prior to foreclosure. In Samaroo v. Wells Fargo,…
  • Apr 11

    Claims Against Failed Banks Must Go Through the FDIC’s Administrative Claims Proce

    Claims Against Failed Banks Must Go Through the FDIC’s Administrative Claims Proce
    Authored by Scott J. Kennellyand Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersAs described in a previous post, the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (“FIRREA”) requires that anyone with a claim against a failed bank…
  • Apr 3

    Eleventh Circuit Holds Replacement Value – Applies to Surrender of Collateral in Chapter 13 Plan

    Eleventh Circuit Holds Replacement Value – Applies to Surrender of Collateral in Chapter 13 Plan
    Authored by J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr.and Armando Nozzolillo of Rogers TowersOn March 27, 2014, the Eleventh Circuit (the “Court”) issued a ruling, which will have a major impact on how Chapter 7 and 13 debtors are able to treat…
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Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1532

Stock Broker Attorney Blog

Stock Broker Attorney Blog

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

http://www.stockbrokerattorney.com/blog
  • Apr 14

    UBS Puerto Rico Investment Loss Claims Rise as Island Debt Downgraded to Junk Statu

    UBS Puerto Rico Investment Loss Claims Rise as Island Debt Downgraded to Junk Statu
    The nationally recognized investment fraud attorneys at Levin Papantonio are actively filing claims on behalf of investors who suffered unwarranted losses. UBS Financial Services of Puerto Rico routinely advised clients to take concentrated…
  • Apr 14

    What’s Wrong with Public Non-Traded REITs?

    What’s Wrong with Public Non-Traded REITs?
    A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) allows investors to own and operate income-producing real estate through a corporation. The real estate in a REIT can range from offices and apartment buildings to warehouses or timberlands. The benefit…
  • Sep 9

    He's Not Above The Law - But It's Still a Slap On The Wrist

    He's Not Above The Law - But It's Still a Slap On The Wrist
    According to Forbes, Philip Falcone is No. 377 on the list of the 1%, worth $1.2 billion as of March 2013 as well as one of the Top 40 hedge fund managers in the U.S. Except that he won't be doing that anymore - for awhile, anyway.  read…
Rank this Week: 3148

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida car accidents, premises liability, negligence and wrongful death law. By Alexis Izquierdo.

http://www.southflorida-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Crash Kills Two on Sawgrass Expressway

    Crash Kills Two on Sawgrass Expressway
    video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Kayla Mendoza crashed into another car while driving the wrong direction on the Sawgrass Expressway. Before the accident, Mendoza was at a bar and restaurant where she drank tequila…
  • Apr 14

    Child Killed Due to Car Crashing into Day Care Wall

    Child Killed Due to Car Crashing into Day Care Wall
    Last Wednesday, a girl was killed and 14 others were injured after a car smashed into a day care located in Orlando. The majority of the injured were children. The accident took place after a Toyota Solara convertible went out of control…
  • Mar 25

    Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act Signed Into Law

    Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act Signed Into Law
    Hurricane Isaac left its mark throughout the state of Florida causing damage to commercial and residential property. The damage, which includes flooding and physical destruction has resulted in a need for repairing, replacing, and restoring…
Rank this Week: 3752

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    Difference Between Collision and Comprehensive Coverage

    Difference Between Collision and Comprehensive Coverage
    If you have been involved in an auto accident, chances are you’ve exchanged insurance information with the other parties involved in the accident (or attempted to do so). You may have heard the terms collision coverage or comprehensive…
  • Apr 7

    Can I Sue For Wrongful Death If The Person Who Caused it died too?

    Can I Sue For Wrongful Death If The Person Who Caused it died too?
    “The Earth belongs to the living, not to the dead.” Thomas Jefferson To put it plainly, since a deceased person cannot defend himself/herself, you cannot sue them directly.  But that’s not the end of the matter. If…
  • Apr 2

    4 Things About Boat Accidents You May Not Know

    4 Things About Boat Accidents You May Not Know
    “The more you know, the more you know you don’t know.” Aristotle Most boating enthusiasts know what they know – that boating is fun and accidents on the water are not as likely as car accidents.  Our job with this…
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Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Fort Lauderdale Animal Bites and Owner Liability

    Fort Lauderdale Animal Bites and Owner Liability
    Any animal owner whose pet inflicts harm on another person, through a bite or some other form of attack, can be held liable. Florida, Statute 767.04 holds that a dog owner can be held liable for bites inflicted by their animal to anyone in a…
  • Apr 8

    South Florida Weatherman Dies in Bicycle Accident

    South Florida Weatherman Dies in Bicycle Accident
    Anyone who had an eye on weather in Southwest Florida had also at some point had an eye on television meteorologist Jim Reif, who over the course of more than 30 years in South Florida gained a reputation as an expert on hurricane formations…
  • Mar 25

    Fort Lauderdale DUI Crashes Remain Spring Break Hazard

    Fort Lauderdale DUI Crashes Remain Spring Break Hazard
    Separate crashes in Florida involving spring-break revelers reportedly involved drivers who had been drinking excessively before getting behind the wheel. Every year it seems we are confronted with the darker side of these mid-term…
Rank this Week: 2902

Edwards Elder Law, P.A. Blog

Edwards Elder Law, P.A. Blog

Covers assisted living, elder law, estate planning, and long term care.

http://www.edwardselderlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2790

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: 1417

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
Rank this Week: 3411

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1748

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Report: Head Injuries Not the Only Concern for Bicyclist

    Report: Head Injuries Not the Only Concern for Bicyclist
    Today more than ever, people are recognizing the many health benefits of bicycling. That's a big part of the reason why interest in the activity has picked up so much speed in recent years. Unfortunately, it's an activity that our Cape Coral…
  • Apr 10

    Prevention of Fort Myers Birth Injuries Requires Broad Approach

    Prevention of Fort Myers Birth Injuries Requires Broad Approach
    There is no singular cause for Fort Myers birth injuries and likewise, a new medical report indicates, neither should prevention efforts focus on a singular approach. Back in 2003, the Task Force Report on Neonatal Encephalopathy and…
  • Apr 10

    Naples Car Accident Attorneys Support Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Naples Car Accident Attorneys Support Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and a new report indicates that more accidents than ever are caused by drivers who simply weren't paying attention. The National Safety Council's yearly injury and fatality report,…
Rank this Week: 1578

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Police Test "Live Google Earth" Tool for Monitoring Possible Crime

    Police Test "Live Google Earth" Tool for Monitoring Possible Crime
    There is a very fine line between advanced, technology-enabled methods of surveillance and infringement on the right of Americans to not undergo unreasonable search and seizure, a right guaranteed by the 4th Amendment to the U.S.…
  • Apr 14

    Youth Pastor Found "Not Guilty" in Child Molestation Case

    Youth Pastor Found "Not Guilty" in Child Molestation Case
    It's the type of case that our South Florida criminal defense attorneys are certainly familiar with: a pastor is arrested and charged with the crime of child molestation. In recent years, these types of stories have filled newspapers,…
  • Apr 9

    Miami Cop Implicated in Cocaine Conspiracy

    Miami Cop Implicated in Cocaine Conspiracy
    Our South Florida criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert know that law enforcement officers are given the responsibility to enforce the law and to arrest those who don't abide by it; they are not expected to…
Rank this Week: 1012

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/
  • Apr 14

    Florida Appeals Court Nixes Father's Relocation of Children to New Jersey

    Florida Appeals Court Nixes Father's Relocation of Children to New Jersey
    A father's desired move with his two sons from Florida to New Jersey fell flat because, although he persuaded a trial court judge to OK the relocation, the trial court order failed to make findings that the move benefited the children. The…
  • Apr 7

    Appeals Court Rejects Magistrate's Use of Personal Experiences and Tax Guide to Modify Husband's Child Support Obligation

    Appeals Court Rejects Magistrate's Use of Personal Experiences and Tax Guide to Modify Husband's Child Support Obligation
    A magistrate judge modified a husband's child support obligation, in part, due to the magistrate's own opinions about the wife's true income as a nail salon worker, in addition to relying on outside sources like an IRS tax guide. Because…
  • Mar 26

    Wife's Child Support Motion Unraveled by Late Filing

    Wife's Child Support Motion Unraveled by Late Filing
    A husband succeeded used a procedural basis to persaude the 4th District Court of Appeal that it should revive a reduction of his child support. The appeals court concluded that the husband was correct that the man's ex-wife's trial court…
Rank this Week: 4170

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Fighting for Reduced Restitution in Fort Lauderdale Criminal Case

    Fighting for Reduced Restitution in Fort Lauderdale Criminal Case
    In some Fort Lauderdale felony defense cases, the defendant can be ordered to pay restitution and compensation to any victims who may be involved. In traffic cases, if you are or were an insured driver, depending on your policy, it's possible…
  • Apr 5

    Poor Condition of Vehicle Can be Grounds for Traffic Stop

    Poor Condition of Vehicle Can be Grounds for Traffic Stop
    Historically, courts have given a broad leeway to police officers when it comes to traffic stops, often granting a greater weight to public safety than to the rights of the accused. However, these powers are not limitless. If a police…
  • Mar 27

    Florida SB 1118 Would Impose Stricter Standard for Drug DUI

    Florida SB 1118 Would Impose Stricter Standard for Drug DUI
    Florida voters are on the verge of determining whether marijuana should be legal in this state for medicinal purposes, as so far 21 other states and D.C. have done. It's important to note that such a measure wouldn't make driving while…
Rank this Week: 995

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By The Aabbott Law Firm.

http://www.southfloridadivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1963

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

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

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Apr 14

    Update: Condemnation of Underwater Mortgage

    Update: Condemnation of Underwater Mortgage
    Since our last update at the beginning of this year, Irvington, New Jersey has taken a small step toward the use of eminent domain to acquire underwater mortgages. In late March 2014, the Council of the Township of Irvington, in a 6 to 1…
  • Apr 9

    Residential Property Disclosures: Seller Beware!

    Residential Property Disclosures: Seller Beware!
    Lawsuits regarding nondisclosure of a home’s problems are becoming more prevalent. Historically, the rule of “caveat emptor” or “buyer beware” was the prevailing standard in residential transactions. However, the…
  • Mar 31

    What’s Going on with State Road 29?

    What’s Going on with State Road 29?
    The Florida Department of Transportation is studying State Road 29 in order to determine the need for transportation improvements in Immokalee. FDOT is taking a look at State Road 29 from Oil Well Road in Collier County to State Road 82 and…
Rank this Week: 2795

Southwest Florida Employment Law…

Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog

Covers discrimination, employee benefits, terminations, leave policies, unions, and wages & overtime. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.swflemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Employment Law IQ: Can a Church Employee be Fired for Having an Abortion?

    Employment Law IQ: Can a Church Employee be Fired for Having an Abortion?
    Consider the following hypothetical: Scenario: Amy is a receptionist for Judgment Day Church. The Church fires Amy after it learns that she had an elective abortion. The termination notice states that Amy is being terminated for violating a…
  • Mar 31

    Employment Law IQ: At Will Employment Disclaimers – A Violation of NLRB?

    Employment Law IQ: At Will Employment Disclaimers – A Violation of NLRB?
    Continuing in our series of Employment Law IQ, what would you do? Scenario:  Valerie recently graduated from FGCU and got her first job, a position as HR Director for Hire You Too, a local, non-union staffing agency. Though Hire You Too…
  • Mar 7

    2014 HR Law & Solutions Speaker Spotlight: Paul Macleish

    2014 HR Law & Solutions Speaker Spotlight: Paul Macleish
    Final preparations are under way for our biggest event of the year — the HR Law & Solutions seminar, which will be held this year on April 1 at the Sanibel Harbour Resort. This year, we are excited to welcome back Paul Macleish as…
Rank this Week: 2783

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    Judge Denies Motion for Yet another Trial in Case of Carpenter Injured in Falling Elevator

    Judge Denies Motion for Yet another Trial in Case of Carpenter Injured in Falling Elevator
    A New Jersey Superior Court judge earlier this month denied a motion for yet another trial in the case of a Sussex County carpenter who was injured in a 2005 elevator mishap as he was leaving work for the day. (1) This would have been the…
  • Mar 31

    Dangers of Distracted Driving Highlighted Throughout April

    Dangers of Distracted Driving Highlighted Throughout April
    Tomorrow begins National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and law enforcement officials in Somerset County as well as other communities will step up efforts to ensure motorists keep their eyes on the road. (1) Distracted driving is defined…
  • Mar 17

    Two Recent Blasts Serve as Reminders to Take Precautions to Avoid Gas Explosion

    Two Recent Blasts Serve as Reminders to Take Precautions to Avoid Gas Explosion
    In the past two weeks, two major explosions occurred in New Jersey and neighboring New York City, resulting in lost lives, numerous injuries and devastating property damage. Both explosions are suspected to be the result of natural gas…
Rank this Week: 4938

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3072

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

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

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Apr 11

    Law Office of W.F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

    Law Office of W.F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.
    Criminal Defense Attorney reviews."Casey's strong arguments during the hearing made all the difference ..."Written by: Google+W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary, Jr.4.9 / 5 starsLaw Office of W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary, Jr.Casey is a Criminal lawyer and DUI…
  • Apr 9

    Pinellas Drug Court Avoid Prison

    Pinellas Drug Court Avoid Prison
    Pinellas Drug CourtPinellas County Drug Court Defense Attorney and former prosecutor is frequently asked several questions. Drug Court is an 18 month supervision program with Department of Corrections / Drug Pre-Trial Intervention. This is…
  • Mar 10

    Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card - Chapter 893 Statute if Florida Legalizes Medical Marijuana? - Part 13

    Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card - Chapter 893 Statute if Florida Legalizes Medical Marijuana? - Part 13
    Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card?Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card?Under current Florida Drug Laws: Florida Statute 893.13.6(b) If law enforcement confronts a citizen for…
Rank this Week: 3995