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Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Abandoned House Burns Down at Daytona Beach

    Abandoned House Burns Down at Daytona Beach
    Early Saturday morning in Daytona Beach, the Daytona Beach Fire Department was called from their quiet daybreak to battle a raging fire at 345 Taylor Avenue. The emergency call occurred around 4:45 in the morning, immediately causing the…
  • Apr 25

    Little Known About Sunday Afternoon House Fire in Belleview

    Little Known About Sunday Afternoon House Fire in Belleview
    On Sunday afternoon, the city of Belleview was put on alert as house fire sprang up suddenly in one of the neighborhoods. While the specific causes for the fire are as of yet unknown, it was reported by the Marion County Fire Rescue…
  • Apr 25

    DeFuniak Springs Auto Accident Leaves Two in Critical Condition

    DeFuniak Springs Auto Accident Leaves Two in Critical Condition
    A report has been released by the Florida Highway Patrol that two individuals, Kenneth James Mount, 54, and Elizabeth Renee Little, 47, were involved in a one-car accident sometime around 12:00 a.m. Thursday morning in Walton County. While a…
Rank this Week: 996

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 25

    Florida Construction Accident Investigated

    Florida Construction Accident Investigated
    A construction accident in South Florida resulted in two worker injuries at a parking garage on the Miami-Dade College Campus in Doral recently.  According to NBC Miami, one of the huge concrete plates that interconnect to the main…
  • Apr 20

    Florida Boat Accident Injures Senator’s Daughter

    Florida Boat Accident Injures Senator’s Daughter
    A Florida boating accident on Lake Maitland resulted in three serious injuries – including the daughter of state Sen. David Simmons (R-Altamonte Springs).  According to WFTV-9, two others are in critical condition while…
  • Apr 16

    Vicarious Liability in Car Accident When At-Fault Driver is On-the-Job

    Vicarious Liability in Car Accident When At-Fault Driver is On-the-Job
    A local auto dealership may be facing a vicarious liability lawsuit soon, following a tragic car accident in Delray Beach in which a mechanic behind the wheel lost control of the car and smashed into a motorcycle, fatally injuring one of…
Rank this Week: 3633

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 25

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog
    With a backlog of nearly 1.1 million claimants awaiting hearings before a Social Security Judge, by the end of 2015, and an average wait time to get a hearing of 512 days nationwide, the pressure is on to create new ways to expedite the…
  • Mar 14

    Is There Hope for Long Delays for Social Security Hearings?

    Is There Hope for Long Delays for Social Security Hearings?
    As of July 2015, the average national waiting time to obtain a hearing before a Social Security Judge (a/k/a Administrative Law Judge) had increased to 511 days.  Unfortunately, the Ft. Lauderdale District, which includes Broward and…
  • Feb 19

    Medical Experts at Social Security Hearing

    Medical Experts at Social Security Hearing
    These days, many applicants for Social Security Disability are examined by an appointed Medical Examiner.  Sometimes the opinions rendered are quite helpful in supporting the position of the Claimant.  Other times, the exam…
Rank this Week: 1199

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/
  • Apr 25

    Club Extacy Strip Club Shooting; Negligent Security Claim should be investigated says leading Miami Personal Injury Law Firm, Gerson and Schwartz, PA

    Club Extacy Strip Club Shooting; Negligent Security Claim should be investigated says leading Miami Personal Injury Law Firm, Gerson and Schwartz, PA
    A Miami  strip club turned into a deadly crime scene after shots were fired in a parking lot of Club Extacy Gentleman’s club located at 728 NW 79th St in Miami, Florida. According to reports, at least two people were struck by the…
  • Apr 22

    Social Guests and Premises Liability in Florida

    Social Guests and Premises Liability in Florida
    Whether it is at July 4th parties, graduation parties, summer parties, or parties in general, if you live in Florida, please beware that you may be held liable if someone is injured on your property. A social guest, if injured in your house,…
  • Apr 15

    Florida’s Dram Shop Law

    Florida’s Dram Shop Law
    If you are a bartender, or if you own a bar, there is an important law that you should be aware of: Florida’s dram shop law. This law was recently argued in a Florida court following a fatal car accident. Terry Dinkins of Water Park,…
Rank this Week: 1427

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/
  • Apr 25

    Police in Florida Interrogating a Suspect Have to Alert Suspect That His/Her Attorney is Present

    Police in Florida Interrogating a Suspect Have to Alert Suspect That His/Her Attorney is Present
    Most people in Florida are aware of the fact that when the police take someone into custody, that person has a right to remain silent and not talk to the police and have a right to an attorney before or during any discussion with police. The…
  • Apr 22

    Florida Injunctions Against Domestic Violence Do Little To Prevent Violence

    Florida Injunctions Against Domestic Violence Do Little To Prevent Violence
    A recent story out of Seminole County, Florida has made headlines spotlighting the ineffectiveness of injunctions for protection against domestic violence in cases where the respondent has no regard for human life. Henry Brown killed his…
  • Apr 21

    House of Representatives Panel Voted to Pass a New Email Privacy Bill

    House of Representatives Panel Voted to Pass a New Email Privacy Bill
    As technology advances with computers and cell phones and newer forms of communication, old laws and cases do not always properly address how our privacy rights might be affected, and how the government can look at or seize our data in…
Rank this Week: 1552

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Apr 25

    Dealing with Insurance Adjusters Following a Florida Car Accident

    Dealing with Insurance Adjusters Following a Florida Car Accident
    Why are insurance adjusters contacting me? After a Florida automobile accident, insurance claims adjusters may contact you regarding investigation of your claim.  The adjuster may request that you provide a recorded statement or…
  • Apr 25

    The Best Motorcycle Gear for Safety

    The Best Motorcycle Gear for Safety
    Motorcycles can be thrilling and exciting to ride, but they can also be dangerous. Luckily, that danger can be greatly reduced by wearing the proper motorcycle gear for safety. Safety gear won’t prevent an accident from happening…
  • Mar 22

    Woman Trying to Change Florida’s Wrongful Death Rule

    Woman Trying to Change Florida’s Wrongful Death Rule
    When you think of personal injury lawsuits, you probably think of car accident injuries, slipping in a grocery store, or a defective product causing harm. But if someone dies as a result of someone else’s negligence or a wrongful act,…
Rank this Week: 1915

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Be Wary of Zika-Related Investment

    Be Wary of Zika-Related Investment
    The SEC has issued an Investor Alert regarding fraudsters attempting to profit by exploiting the dangers associated with the Zika virus.  For those not following the news, Zika is a tropical disease transmitted by mosquitoes. …
  • Apr 22

    The Elderly – Vulnerable to Stockbroker Abuse

    The Elderly – Vulnerable to Stockbroker Abuse
    In our law firm, we frequently represent elderly clients in claims against brokerage firms and financial advisors.  These claims usually include allegations that the broker took advantage of the elderly client, or recommended improper…
  • Apr 14

    Giving Someone Else Power Over Your Investment

    Giving Someone Else Power Over Your Investment
    As the investing population ages, it becomes more and more likely that investors will suffer failing physical and/or mental health.  Your permanent – or even temporary – incapacity could make managing your own investment…
Rank this Week: 4925

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cohn & Smith, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1078

Florida Auto Accident Blog

Florida Auto Accident Blog

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

http://www.floridaautolawyers.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Two Drivers Involved in Non-Fatal Collision Near Lecanto

    Two Drivers Involved in Non-Fatal Collision Near Lecanto
    On Wednesday, two drivers, the Lecanto resident Mary Virginia Razzano, 84, and the Beverly Hills resident Julie Ann Russell, 52, were involved in an auto accident close to the entrance of the Roger Weaver Educational Complex, right where…
  • Mar 28

    One Person Dead, Another Injured After Ormond Beach RV Crash

    One Person Dead, Another Injured After Ormond Beach RV Crash
    In a horrific accident on the morning of Monday, February 15th, 2016, one person was killed and another was severely injured when the RV they were traveling in crashed into the ditch in Ormond Beach, Florida. According to police, the vehicle…
  • Mar 28

    Two Killed and One Seriously Injured in Sumter County Crash

    Two Killed and One Seriously Injured in Sumter County Crash
    In many car accident cases, the issue of fault is pretty straightforward – the other driver ran a red light, or couldn’t stop in time and rear-ended your vehicle, for example. But a recent accident in Sumter County sheds light on…
Rank this Week: 1970

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Are Counterfeit Products Putting You At Risk?

    Are Counterfeit Products Putting You At Risk?
    The next time you see an item for sale at a price too good to be true, consider the ramifications before you buy. Chances are the product is a knockoff of the original design and not only could you be exchanging quality for savings, but you…
  • Apr 11

    Series of Errors in Connection with Employee Flu Clinic Leads to Lawsuit

    Series of Errors in Connection with Employee Flu Clinic Leads to Lawsuit
    In an effort to maintain a healthy environment, companies often offer free flu clinics for employees who opt to take advantage of the service. What happens, however, when things go wrong and employees are instead exposed to potential risks of…
  • Apr 11

    Drivers, Pay Attention! Police Conducting Crackdown on Distracted Driving

    Drivers, Pay Attention! Police Conducting Crackdown on Distracted Driving
    You may be adept at multitasking in your job or your home life, but when it comes to driving your attention needs to be focused. That message is being stressed this month as police in New Jersey crack down on distracted driving offenses.…
Rank this Week: 4542

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Apr 25

    The Importance of Honesty and Diligence in the Pre-Trial Discovery Phase of a Personal Injury Lawsuit

    The Importance of Honesty and Diligence in the Pre-Trial Discovery Phase of a Personal Injury Lawsuit
    When an accident victim files a case against another motorist, the law requires that certain information be passed through what is called “pre-trial discovery.” This allows both sides to have an idea of the evidence the other…
  • Apr 21

    Brain Injury More Common than Previously Thought in Professional Athlete

    Brain Injury More Common than Previously Thought in Professional Athlete
    Professional sports associations have come under fire in recent months for the undisclosed and minimized risks of traumatic brain injury and related conditions that can arise from participation in professional sports. These days, it seems…
  • Apr 10

    Determining Who Is at Fault in South Florida Multi-Vehicle Accident

    Determining Who Is at Fault in South Florida Multi-Vehicle Accident
    Determining fault in Miami vehicle accidents is not always as straightforward as it may seem. In some cases, the nature of the injuries sustained prevents those involved from accurately remembering what happened in the moments leading up…
Rank this Week: 1140

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Apr 25

    I Wish for a Happy Earth Day

    I Wish for a Happy Earth Day
    Last Friday marked Earth Day, an annual celebration of environmentalism.  The headline event of Earth Day 2016 was having 175 countries sign the Paris Agreement, which represents a global commitment to reducing greenhouse gas…
  • Apr 20

    Statute of Limitations — Protected Information in Florida Medical Malpractice

    Statute of Limitations — Protected Information in Florida Medical Malpractice
    Recently, the Second District Court of Appeals decided the case of Gina Marie Bove, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Anthony Bove, deceased v Naples HMA, LLC d/b/a Physicians Regional Medical Center-Pine Ridge; William Akin, MD;…
  • Apr 19

    Time Limitations on Lawsuits — The clock is ticking…

    Time Limitations on Lawsuits — The clock is ticking…
    Did you know that if you have been hurt or injured due to negligence or a defective product, there is a limited time within which you may bring your claim? All states, including the State of Florida, have rules called statutes of limitations…
Rank this Week: 4720

Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury…

Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury Blog

Covers car accidents, slip and fall injuries, and birth injuries in Florida.

http://www.chaliklaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    How fetal macrosomia is linked to birth injurie

    How fetal macrosomia is linked to birth injurie
    Doctors are responsible for carefully monitoring both the mother and baby to ensure the pregnancy is progressing normally. One possible complication that can arise is fetal macrosomia. The condition refers to a baby being larger than average…
  • Apr 20

    Top 3 things to avoid after a slip and fall accident

    Top 3 things to avoid after a slip and fall accident
    Experiencing a slip and fall accident can leave one hurt and feeling upset. However, in a state of confusion, one might end up taking steps that can be harmful. Your actions immediately after a fall can have significant impact on a future…
  • Apr 15

    Why asthmatic pregnant women in big cities face a higher risk of preterm birth

    Why asthmatic pregnant women in big cities face a higher risk of preterm birth
    A new study has found that expectant mothers with asthma may be at a greater risk of delivering prematurely if they are exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution just before conception and in early pregnancy. National Institutes…
Rank this Week: 1387

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Apr 24

    Florida’s Avalanche of Probate Case

    Florida’s Avalanche of Probate Case
    The State of Florida recently released its annual statistical report on probate caseloads for the past year. The report goes a long way in explaining just why it’s so often a painfully slow process to resolve a probate case. It looked…
  • Apr 12

    Digital Assets Part III: Victory!

    Digital Assets Part III: Victory!
    In previous posts, we addressed digital assets and how difficult it might be for fiduciaries (personal representatives or trustees) of an estate to access the digital assets of a deceased loved one, specifically their Facebook…
  • Mar 28

    But, They Lied?! Why You Should Always Get It In Writing

    But, They Lied?! Why You Should Always Get It In Writing
    Here’s the scenario: You’re negotiating the settlement of an estate dispute with someone. They lie to you, and you then rely upon the lie to reach an agreement. Think you could sue when you found out about that lie, right? Not…
Rank this Week: 4321

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

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

    Florida’s Avalanche of Probate Case

    Florida’s Avalanche of Probate Case
    The State of Florida recently released its annual statistical report on probate caseloads for the past year. The report goes a long way in explaining just why it’s so often a painfully slow process to resolve a probate case. It looked…
  • Apr 12

    Digital Assets Part III: Victory!

    Digital Assets Part III: Victory!
    In previous posts, we addressed digital assets and how difficult it might be for fiduciaries (personal representatives or trustees) of an estate to access the digital assets of a deceased loved one, specifically their Facebook…
  • Mar 28

    But, They Lied?! Why You Should Always Get It In Writing

    But, They Lied?! Why You Should Always Get It In Writing
    Here’s the scenario: You’re negotiating the settlement of an estate dispute with someone. They lie to you, and you then rely upon the lie to reach an agreement. Think you could sue when you found out about that lie, right? Not…
Rank this Week: 3162

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 24

    Transforming a Misdemeanor Battery into a Felony Battery

    Transforming a Misdemeanor Battery into a Felony Battery
    Every so often, I’m retained to defend a misdemeanor battery case, only to discover later that the charge has been upgraded to a felony.  This doesn’t happen that often, because law enforcement typically has quite a bit of…
  • Apr 17

    Drugs In Cars, For the Thousandth Time

    Drugs In Cars, For the Thousandth Time
    After several decades of defending criminal cases, I’ve seen a few patterns emerge.  Our brains are rigged to see patterns, even when they don’t exist, but let me share with you a pattern of behavior that keeps me in…
  • Mar 13

    Excessive Fines on Prostitution Charge

    Excessive Fines on Prostitution Charge
    I used to think that paying less for something was a good deal.  Lower price = better deal, right?  Now I’m a bit older, and my position has evolved (‘evolved’ is a condescending term, right?).  It’s not…
Rank this Week: 4606

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/
Rank this Week: 2589

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg is an experimental form of legal writing attempting to combine the best aspects of formal legal writing (i.e., law journals) with the best aspects of informal legal writing (i.e. blawgs). More scholarly than blawgs, less serious than full-length articles, the posts are specifically designed for an online readership.

http://blarg.legalmechanics.us
  • Apr 23

    Legal Mechanics Unveils New HQ

    Legal Mechanics Unveils New HQ
    Yes, it is true. Legal Mechanics—the one-of-a-kind legal scholarship repair service—has closed its doors at its former location in sunny Hallandale Beach, a/k/a “that place with the big Pegasus statue,”and has moved to…
  • Dec 2

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part III For more than a year, I have been attempting to get answers in the wake of a police-involved shooting in my neighborhood that resulted in the death of a young black man standing unarmed in his kitchen. For…
  • Aug 9

    Scaling Back Marijuana Law: Hallandale Beach

    Scaling Back Marijuana Law: Hallandale Beach
    Disclaimer: Nothing contained herein should be considered legal advice. Predictions are not guarantees, regardless of how prescient the author may appear from prior writings. On Wednesday, August 5, Hallandale Beach took Broward…
Rank this Week: 2669

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship
    Most people still believe that this thing called “love” is a mysterious occurrence which happens, like a lightning bolt, out of the blue, with no rhyme or reason. Or, perhaps we want to believe in the mysterious nature of love and…
  • Apr 14

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida
    Breathe easy you Florida couples who until a week ago lived together illegally while unwed. You will not be facing up 60 days in the county clink and a $500 fine on a second-degree misdemeanor charge for co-habitation while not married. A…
  • Mar 18

    What is Life REALLY Like for Juveniles Behind Bar

    What is Life REALLY Like for Juveniles Behind Bar
    The juvenile justice system was actually developed almost a century ago, in response to the atrocities juveniles were subjected to in adult jails. Unfortunately, as the system developed, and there was widespread overcrowding and lack of…
Rank this Week: 2663

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Apr 23

    How familiar are you with the bidding process for construction projects?

    How familiar are you with the bidding process for construction projects?
    Contrary to what most people think, the genesis of any construction project is not when the first stake is driven or the first dirt is moved. Indeed, it can be argued that a construction project begins in earnest when a...
  • Apr 8

    Report: Construction employment remains strong in Florida

    Report: Construction employment remains strong in Florida
    It goes without saying that construction is among the job sectors most vulnerable to shifting market conditions with employment numbers ultimately being influenced by everything from the weather to energy prices. While the industry as a whole…
  • Mar 22

    Understanding more about why water intrusion occur

    Understanding more about why water intrusion occur
    Even though it's sunny more often than not here in Florida, this doesn't mean that we are somehow immune to less than desirable weather. Indeed, we see more than our fair share of rainy days here in South Florida during...
Rank this Week: 1757

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 22

    Why Hiring a Student Loan Attorney is a Good Idea

    Why Hiring a Student Loan Attorney is a Good Idea
    In my continued efforts to help student loan borrowers understand why hiring a student loan attorney is a good idea, I’d like to post some of the cases we are working on this week.  Some of these are a little out of the ordinary…
  • Apr 7

    Getting a Debt Buyer Lawsuit Dismissed

    Getting a Debt Buyer Lawsuit Dismissed
    How many consumers are sued every day by a debt buyer they’ve never heard from in the past?  This is extremely common and presents an excellent defense for those knowledgeable enough to use it. One of the best tools we have as a…
  • Apr 4

    Common Mortgage Problems Following a Chapter 7 with No Reaffirmation of the Mortgage

    Common Mortgage Problems Following a Chapter 7 with No Reaffirmation of the Mortgage
    Consumer debtors routinely have various related difficulties with mortgages following the filing of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.  Unfortunately, the first thought is that the bankruptcy attorney messed up when that really is not the…
Rank this Week: 3101

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

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

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 2542

Florida Injury Victim Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Victim Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Payer & Associates.

http://www.floridainjuryvictimlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Florida Appeals Court Strikes Cap on Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Case

    Florida Appeals Court Strikes Cap on Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Case
    In a case challenging Florida’s workers’ compensation laws brought by a police officer, with the assistance of the Fraternal Order of Police, the First District Court of Appeals in Florida issued a lengthy 26 page opinion that…
  • Apr 14

    Summer Camp Ideas for South Florida Children

    Summer Camp Ideas for South Florida Children
    Fit2Play Summer Camp for Miami-Dade County Children Have you decided what your children will be doing this summer? If you are seeking a fun, safe, fitness and nutrition-minded program for your child and you are a resident of Miami-Dade…
  • Mar 28

    How Do I Find a Personal Injury Lawyer?

    How Do I Find a Personal Injury Lawyer?
    After being injured in an accident due to no fault of their own, such as an automobile accident, slip or trip and fall accident, workplace accident, most people need and want to find a personal injury attorney but don’t know how. Do…
Rank this Week: 1381

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Apr 22

    Are the Police Allowed to Draw Blood in a DUI Accident Case?

    Are the Police Allowed to Draw Blood in a DUI Accident Case?
    If you are stopped for driving under the influence, make sure you hire an experienced DUI attorney to handle your case. You have rights and it is important to make sure that you understand what you can and… The post Are the Police…
  • Apr 15

    Who Can the Police Detain in a Traffic Stop?

    Who Can the Police Detain in a Traffic Stop?
    Can the police detain a car passenger even if that’s not the reason they were pulled over? Several Florida courts have said that the police are not allowed to detain a passenger who attempts to leave the scene of a… The post Who…
  • Apr 8

    Be Careful Who You Send Text Messages To

    Be Careful Who You Send Text Messages To
    It’s important to be careful who you are sending text messages to. Even if they are deleted, there is still a chance those messages could be recovered. Consider the following case. In the recent case of Pierre Duclos-Lasnier… The…
Rank this Week: 3416

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
  • Apr 22

    How a Trust Saves Income Taxe

    How a Trust Saves Income Taxe
    Can leaving amounts in trust for your loved ones save income taxes? Yes, it can.   Generally, there are two ways that you can leave your inheritance to your loved ones. The most common method is an outright distribution. Your will reads…
  • Apr 8

    Selecting a Trustee – Lessons from the Bible

    Selecting a Trustee – Lessons from the Bible
    When I sit with a client and the conversation turns to selecting the successor trustee in the estate plan, I’m often not sure that my client understands the importance of this decision. Following the client’s death, for example,…
  • Apr 8

    Art or Science?

    Art or Science?
    “Calvin” visited with me recently, armed with spreadsheets describing the distributions he wanted his revocable trust to implement following his death. He made various assumptions about his investment’s expected rate of…
Rank this Week: 4966

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

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

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Apr 22

    Construction Field Documentation Necessitie

    Construction Field Documentation Necessitie
    If you work in construction, there is no doubt that you probably have a massive workload. And no matter your profession, no one likes to exacerbate their workload with extra paperwork. However, when it comes to construction contracting,…
  • Mar 23

    Understanding Florida Construction Accident Liability

    Understanding Florida Construction Accident Liability
    Construction work tends to be one of the most dangerous forms of work for employees in the US, and as an employer, you are ultimately responsible for the health and safety of your workers. The nature of unfinished construction—such as…
  • Feb 23

    One-Time-Close versus Two-Time-Close Construction Loan

    One-Time-Close versus Two-Time-Close Construction Loan
    Getting funding for a construction project, residential or commercial, is quite a different process than obtaining a standard mortgage on an existing property. That’s because funding a construction project is much more complex than a…
Rank this Week: 2645

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property
    Anyone who has ever served as a landlord likely understands that renting out property is rarely a walk in the park. Landlords often get a bad reputation due to a select few who take advantage of their perceived position of power over their…
  • Mar 23

    3 Potential Ways to Terminate a Florida Pre-Construction Contract

    3 Potential Ways to Terminate a Florida Pre-Construction Contract
    Just because you’ve signed a pre-construction contract on a Florida home or condo does not always mean you are completely locked into the transaction. Circumstances in our lives can change in an instant, and as a buyer it may become…
  • Feb 23

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Florida Residential Foreclosure

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Florida Residential Foreclosure
    Almost all foreclosures will of course begin with the homeowner missing payments on their mortgage. Usually, the lender will not take action against you until you have missed three payments. Once this occurs, the official foreclosure process…
Rank this Week: 3827

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure law.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property
    Anyone who has ever served as a landlord likely understands that renting out property is rarely a walk in the park. Landlords often get a bad reputation due to a select few who take advantage of their perceived position of power over their…
  • Mar 23

    3 Potential Ways to Terminate a Florida Pre-Construction Contract

    3 Potential Ways to Terminate a Florida Pre-Construction Contract
    Just because you’ve signed a pre-construction contract on a Florida home or condo does not always mean you are completely locked into the transaction. Circumstances in our lives can change in an instant, and as a buyer it may become…
  • Feb 23

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Florida Residential Foreclosure

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Florida Residential Foreclosure
    Almost all foreclosures will of course begin with the homeowner missing payments on their mortgage. Usually, the lender will not take action against you until you have missed three payments. Once this occurs, the official foreclosure process…
Rank this Week: 1691

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

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 22

    Jurisdiction Issues in Cruise Ship Lawsuit

    Jurisdiction Issues in Cruise Ship Lawsuit
    While swarms of people embark on cruise ships annually, crimes committed upon them seem to run rampant. What is sad is that many individuals who commit crimes aboard cruise ships actually get away with their crimes. It is a mess. What makes…
  • Apr 15

    Cruise Ship Crashes into Wharf and Pier injuring Passenger

    Cruise Ship Crashes into Wharf and Pier injuring Passenger
    Cruises have quickly become one of the most popular forms of vacationing. Each cruise is accompanied by its many activities to pick from and enjoy. For instance, several cruise lines offer whale watching. Whale watching is the practice of…
  • Apr 15

    Cruise Ship Crashes into Wharf and Pier injuring Passenger

    Cruise Ship Crashes into Wharf and Pier injuring Passenger
    Cruises have quickly become one of the most popular forms of vacationing. Each cruise is accompanied by its many activities to pick from and enjoy. For instance, several cruise lines offer whale watching. Whale watching is the practice of…
Rank this Week: 3357

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    City Garbage Truck Driver Causes Crash in Tallahassee

    City Garbage Truck Driver Causes Crash in Tallahassee
    According to police, a city solid waste truck collided with a sports utility vehicle early Thursday in Tallahassee. The SUV’s driver died of his injuries at a hospital. The truck’s driver was not injured. No additional information…
  • Apr 18

    Several Injured In Parking Garage Construction Accident at Miami Dade College

    Several Injured In Parking Garage Construction Accident at Miami Dade College
    Crews responded to a construction accident at a parking garage on the Miami Dade College Campus Friday. The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. at the West Campus at 3800 Northwest 115th Avenue in Doral. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said two injured…
  • Apr 11

    Man in Wheelchair Killed in Truck Crash in Osceola County

    Man in Wheelchair Killed in Truck Crash in Osceola County
    A man in a wheelchair died Tuesday morning after he was hit by a box truck in Osceola County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened at about 9:45 a.m. on U.S. 192 at the intersection of International Drive. The…
Rank this Week: 2695

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Water Slide and Pool Accidents Aboard Cruise Ship

    Water Slide and Pool Accidents Aboard Cruise Ship
    No cruise ship is complete without an elaborate water slide and pool.  Cruise lines increasingly compete today to have the most daring water slides and innovative pools.  Implicitly, the pool deck is where many children spend the…
  • Apr 14

    Elderly Woman Awarded Damages Following Fall Aboard Norwegian Cruise Line

    Elderly Woman Awarded Damages Following Fall Aboard Norwegian Cruise Line
    In October of 2013, 80 year old Elizabeth McQuillan went on a seven day cruise leaving from New Orleans aboard the Norwegian Jewel.  The trip was intended to be one of relaxation and fun. She boarded the ship and went to her cabin, but…
  • Apr 8

    Passengers Sickened by Norovirus on a Number of Cruise Ship

    Passengers Sickened by Norovirus on a Number of Cruise Ship
    Thus far in 2016, there have been a few outbreaks of norovirus aboard cruise ships.  Norovirus is a highly contagious virus that causes intense stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. This illness can prove dangerous, especially…
Rank this Week: 3000

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Thomas & Pearl.

http://thomasandpearl.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    SCUBA and Snorkeling Accidents in Florida

    SCUBA and Snorkeling Accidents in Florida
    SCUBA and Snorkeling in South Florida SCUBA and snorkeling is big business, particularly in South Florida, with its living coral reef and wreck diving sites.  Each year thousands upon thousands of SCUBA divers and snorkelers travel to…
  • Apr 6

    Slip and Fall in Florida

    Slip and Fall in Florida
    Slip and fall accidents in Florida are largely regulated under Florida statute 768.0755, which establishes premises liability for ‘transitory foreign substances in a business establishment—  (1) If a person slips and…
  • Mar 24

    Bicycle Accident

    Bicycle Accident
    In Florida, bicycles are considered vehicles, with cyclists supposed to follow the same laws as other vehicles. But there is a huge difference when a bicycle is involved with a motorized vehicle– the size, speed, and weight of the car,…
Rank this Week: 4641

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate…

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate Blog

Covers recent developments in Florida probate, trust, estate and guardianship. By Clark Skatoff PA.

http://www.clarkskatoff.com/news-resources/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Review of Attorney Jeffrey Skatoff

    Review of Attorney Jeffrey Skatoff
    A recent review of attorney Jeffrey Skatoff from a client. Jeff Skatoff and Susan Wear and Staff: Sincerest thanks for a superb defense of our position.  It was a pleasure dealing with you both.  If you ever need a…
  • Mar 18

    Review of Jordan Hammer

    Review of Jordan Hammer
    From a satisfied client: To the team at Clark Skatoff: My wife and I not only want to thank you for accepting our case but also for allowing Jordan Hammer to represent us.
  • Mar 8

    Adversarial Florida Probate Proceedings Are Governed by the Rules of Civil Procedure

    Adversarial Florida Probate Proceedings Are Governed by the Rules of Civil Procedure
    Adversarial proceedings in Florida probate are governed by the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure.  Pursuant to Florida Probate Rule 5.025(d): After service of formal notice [declaring the proceeding adversarial], the proceedings, as…
Rank this Week: 2567

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Roberto Blanch Conducts Live Spanish TV Interview on Association Fraud

    Roberto Blanch Conducts Live Spanish TV Interview on Association Fraud
    Firm partner Roberto C. Blanch, who has written extensively about community association fraud in this blog and recently authored an article on the topic for the op-ed page of the Miami Herald, appeared on Spanish-language television network…
  • Apr 18

    Fight Against Condo Fraud Heighten

    Fight Against Condo Fraud Heighten
    An article in the Miami Herald that appeared on Saturday, April 16, reported that more than 250 South Florida condo residents teamed up to march against condo fraud last week.  The protestors, who marched on the streets of Doral,…
  • Apr 7

    Article by Gary Mars in Today’s Daily Business Review: “Ruling Reminds New Associations to Watch for Developers Waiving Reserves”

    Article by Gary Mars in Today’s Daily Business Review: “Ruling Reminds New Associations to Watch for Developers Waiving Reserves”
    The firm’s Gary M. Mars authored an article that appeared in today’s edition of the Daily Business Review, South Florida’s exclusive business daily and official court newspaper.  Gary’s article, which was titled…
Rank this Week: 4446

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 21

    Replevin: A Remedy for Creditor

    Replevin: A Remedy for Creditor
    The Right of Replevin and What May Be Taken Tracing its roots back to the common law, replevin is not a novel concept. While the cause of action is simple—allowing for the recovery of personal property that is wrongfully…
  • Apr 14

    Foreclosing First Mortgagees Not Liable for Additional Fees and Costs Incurred by HOA

    Foreclosing First Mortgagees Not Liable for Additional Fees and Costs Incurred by HOA
    As we have previously discussed , although section 720.3085(2)(b), Florida Statutes, generally makes a subsequent owner of real property liable for all unpaid homeowners’ association assessments that came due under the previous owner,…
  • Mar 31

    Fourth DCA Reaffirms that a Mortgagee Must Only Substantially Comply With Conditions Precedent to Foreclosure

    Fourth DCA Reaffirms that a Mortgagee Must Only Substantially Comply With Conditions Precedent to Foreclosure
    Often times, mortgages contain certain “conditions precedent” to foreclosure that require mortgagees to take certain acts before they may commence an action to foreclose on their collateral. The simplest example of a…
Rank this Week: 3425

Tampa Business Litigation Lawyer…

Tampa Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers business law. By Brick Business Law, P.A.

http://www.tampabusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Apr 21

    Brick Business Law Recognized as a Best Resource for Businesses in Florida

    Brick Business Law Recognized as a Best Resource for Businesses in Florida
    Brick Business Law, P.A. was named as the 9th best “Small Business Professional Service” Provider in the entire State of Florida by Startup Savant, a resource guide for small businesses.  The firm was the top law…
  • Mar 30

    Attorney Brick Wins Repeat Violence Injunction Hearing in Business Case

    Attorney Brick Wins Repeat Violence Injunction Hearing in Business Case
    In the case of Tina Accomando-Himpler v. Phillip David Hines, attorney Kevin Brick successfully argued for the imposition of a repeat violence injunction against petitioner’s business partner, David Hines.  After a contested…
  • Jan 27

    Protecting a Business from Employee Theft of Trade Secrets: Part 2 – Technology

    Protecting a Business from Employee Theft of Trade Secrets: Part 2 – Technology
    There are some common sense ways for small businesses to minimize the threat of employee theft of trade secrets.  This is the second in a three-part series on the subject.  The first post, on using HR policies to protect trade…
Rank this Week: 1279

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/
  • Apr 21

    South Florida Officer Fired After Prostitution Bust

    South Florida Officer Fired After Prostitution Bust
    A South Florida police officer has been fired after authorities allege he got caught up in an undercover prostitution sting. According to a Boynton Beach police spokeswoman, the man was fired last week. The eight-year veteran has been on paid…
  • Apr 13

    UF Religion Professor Gets Probation for Voyeurism Charge

    UF Religion Professor Gets Probation for Voyeurism Charge
    Gainesville, FL – A University of Florida religion professor who was arrested last year for video voyeurism after deputies claim he secretly recorded a teenage girl has been sentenced to five years’ probation. The 54-year-old was…
  • Apr 1

    Man Run Down By Stolen Vehicle He Was Pursuing

    Man Run Down By Stolen Vehicle He Was Pursuing
    A man died after he was struck by the stolen van he was pursuing Thursday in Hudson, Pasco County sheriff’s deputies said. About 5 p.m. Thursday, the man and owner of a 1999 Ford van and his brother-in-law were in a car following the…
Rank this Week: 1211

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Thousands Of DUI Cases Could Be Thrown Out

    Thousands Of DUI Cases Could Be Thrown Out
    INTRODUCTION The highest court in the land is currently deciding a case that can have an enormous impact on Driving Under The Influence (DUI) cases in Florida and twelve other states. Each of those thirteen states makes it a misdemeanor…
  • Apr 8

    “HOW A CASE IS CHARGED CAN HAVE A HUGE IMPACT”

    “HOW A CASE IS CHARGED CAN HAVE A HUGE IMPACT”
    Cops demonstrate their inherent bias through the charges they choose to level. Let’s talk about Sheila and George. Sheila was the trusted bookkeeper for a very successful company. Unfortunately, she wasn’t as trustworthy as the…
  • Feb 4

    The Best Thing About ‘Making A Murderer’

    The Best Thing About ‘Making A Murderer’
    This isn’t an article about whether the two men featured in the documentary, ‘Making a Murderer’ are guilty or innocent. While I do have strong feelings concerning the handling of the criminal cases of both Steven Avery and…
Rank this Week: 1516

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Spanish language blog on auto accidents and personal injuries. By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
Rank this Week: 4629

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Apr 20

    Employer’s Failure to Sign Agreement Torpedoes Its Motion to Compel Arbitration

    Employer’s Failure to Sign Agreement Torpedoes Its Motion to Compel Arbitration
    A fundamental principle of contract law is that a written contract is an agreement in writing that serves as proof of the parties’ obligations. What happens, however, when the parties forget some of the niceties of formalizing a written…
  • Apr 10

    Kagan’s Luis Dissent Suggests Way for Defendants to Strike Back

    Kagan’s Luis Dissent Suggests Way for Defendants to Strike Back
    In our last post, we discussed the recent decision Luis v. United States, in which the Supreme Court held that innocent assets are out of the government’s reach prior to trial. Justice Elena Kagan’s short but notable dissent in…
  • Mar 30

    Hands Off! Supreme Court Rules Defendants May Use Innocent Assets to Hire Lawyer

    Hands Off! Supreme Court Rules Defendants May Use Innocent Assets to Hire Lawyer
    Every defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. And the Sixth Amendment to the Constitution provides a defendant has the right to counsel of his or her own choosing. These rights are foundational to our criminal…
Rank this Week: 2175

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 20

    Brake Failure and Truck Accident

    Brake Failure and Truck Accident
    Brake failure is a common – and terrifying – cause of trucking accidents in Broward County, Hollywood, and across southern Florida. In fact, according to the Department of Transportation (DOT), 29.4% of commercial truck accidents…
  • Apr 15

    What to Look for in a Support Group After Your Hollywood Trucking Collision

    What to Look for in a Support Group After Your Hollywood Trucking Collision
    If you have been in a trucking crash in Hollywood or anywhere in South Florida, you may find your life permanent changed. If you have suffered a brain injury, back injury, spinal cord trauma, scarring, amputation, or any other serious injury…
  • Apr 13

    Recovering from Trauma in Hollywood or South Florida: Getting Back on the Road After a Trucking Accident

    Recovering from Trauma in Hollywood or South Florida: Getting Back on the Road After a Trucking Accident
    Trucking accidents in Hollywood and other South Florida communities can be traumatic. In fact, some people who walk away from these types of collisions suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other conditions due to the stress…
Rank this Week: 3851

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/
  • Apr 20

    Pedestrian Accidents Still a Concern for Broward County and Hollywood

    Pedestrian Accidents Still a Concern for Broward County and Hollywood
    Although pedestrian fatalities declined 4% in Florida last year, the state still sees more pedestrian accidents and fatalities than much of the country. And Broward County has the second-largest number of pedestrian fatalities in Florida.…
  • Apr 15

    8 Red Flag Signs Suggesting You Are Not Healing from Your Florida Car Accident

    8 Red Flag Signs Suggesting You Are Not Healing from Your Florida Car Accident
    Being in a car accident in Hollywood or Florida can be devastating, especially if you are seriously injured. In the days and weeks following your collision, you may feel upset, angry, frightened, or even anxious. In most cases, survivors of…
  • Apr 13

    Driver Rehabilitation After a Car Accident in Hollywood or Florida

    Driver Rehabilitation After a Car Accident in Hollywood or Florida
    Driver rehabilitation professionals in Hollywood and across Florida help people with different abilities drive a car safely. If you have suffered a serious injury after a car accident in Hollywood or your community and now face a permanent…
Rank this Week: 4259

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3043

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense law, including recent policy changes and supreme court rulings. By Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Stop and Frisk

    Stop and Frisk
    In the US, human right is the thread that holds the fabric of America’s diverse identity. One very important right: to be free from unreasonable search and seizure. The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution protects this…
  • Apr 17

    Seventh Graders “Prank” Leads to First Degree Felonies Arraignment

    Seventh Graders “Prank” Leads to First Degree Felonies Arraignment
    These days, the law and an increasing number of people are less forgiving of bad behavior from children, especially behaviors that objectively carry the criminal tag. If it says anything, it is that the responsibility and liability bore by…
  • Apr 14

    Debate Ensues Over Florida Bill to Protect Real Estate Agents and Broker

    Debate Ensues Over Florida Bill to Protect Real Estate Agents and Broker
    The law and most people agree on the need to dole out punishments to individuals who commit crimes against other individuals. Going further, certain crimes of this nature tend to be graver, often because of the age, mental health, general…
Rank this Week: 965

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

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

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Apr 19

    Impact of accounting literature: Time to get out of the pool and other change

    Impact of accounting literature: Time to get out of the pool and other change
    Posted By: David C. Scileppi Over the past couple of months, the FASB has been busy. I wanted to point out one recent change and my thoughts on its impact. FASB has “simplified” share-based compensation accounting. I will always…
  • Apr 17

    Another SEC concept release

    Another SEC concept release
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm   On April 13, the SEC authorized the issuance of a major concept release. Concept releases are trial balloons that the SEC publishes to elicit input on possible rulemaking, including whether rulemaking is…
  • Apr 3

    Governance by the number

    Governance by the number
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm One of the hottest topics in governance today is director refreshment. (No, that doesn’t refer to what your board members have for lunch.)  Boards comprised of long-serving directors do, in fact, tend to…
Rank this Week: 3454