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The Medicare Compliance Blog

The Medicare Compliance Blog

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

http://themedicarecomplianceblog.com/
  • Apr 11

    Self Administration Toolkit for WCMSA

    Self Administration Toolkit for WCMSA
    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services added a Self Administration Toolkit for Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements on April 11
  • Mar 28

    House Passes Measure to Delay ICD-10 Transition

    House Passes Measure to Delay ICD-10 Transition
    By voice vote on Thursday, March 27, the House approved another temporary (one-year) fix to prevent steep cuts in Medicare’s physician reimbursement scheduled to take effect March 31. It now moves to the Senate which is expected to take…
  • Mar 13

    After FDA Authorization, Lots of Pressure to Rescind Zohydro ER Approval

    After FDA Authorization, Lots of Pressure to Rescind Zohydro ER Approval
    In October 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) went against the recommendation of its own advisory committee and approved Zohydro® ER. The FDA's Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Advisory Committee of independent experts voted…
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Mortgage Crisis Watch

Mortgage Crisis Watch

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

http://www.mortgagecrisiswatch.com/
  • Apr 11

    Judge Denied Bank of America’s Motion to Dismiss $850M Mortgage Fraud Case

    Judge Denied Bank of America’s Motion to Dismiss $850M Mortgage Fraud Case
    Last week, Magistrate Judge David S. Cayer of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina denied Bank of America’s motion to dismiss the Security and Exchange Commission’s claims against it in SEC v. Bank of…
  • Apr 8

    Recently Unveiled “HOME Forward” Housing Act May Signal the End of Fannie and Freddie

    Recently Unveiled “HOME Forward” Housing Act May Signal the End of Fannie and Freddie
    Momentum in housing-finance reformation picked up speed last month as the House Financial Services Committee unveiled the proposed Housing Opportunities Move the Economy (HOME) Forward Act of 2014. The proposed HOME Forward Act was…
  • Apr 2

    Ninth Circuit Rules National Banks are Residents Only of Their Home State

    Ninth Circuit Rules National Banks are Residents Only of Their Home State
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (encompassing nine Western states and two Pacific islands) has held that for purposes of diversity jurisdiction a national bank is a citizen only of the state in which its main office…
Rank this Week: 831

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice issues related to minors and children, including child safety, crimes against children, as well as medical care and health issues. By David A. Wolf.

http://www.floridachildinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 492

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 628

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Apr 10

    CREATIVE CHARITABLE GIVING – BEYOND CASH DONATIONS

    CREATIVE CHARITABLE GIVING – BEYOND CASH DONATIONS
    Charitable giving is an American tradition, and Americans give to charitable organizations at high levels. Gifts in the form of donations of cash remain the favorite vehicle for positively impacting charities of personal significance. …
  • Apr 3

    The Blind Side: Former South Carolina Gamecock Coach’s Children Claim Undue Influence in Probate

    The Blind Side: Former South Carolina Gamecock Coach’s Children Claim Undue Influence in Probate
    SEC football is known for its national championships, sensational athletes, and jaw-dropping hits. With this in mind, it is no surprise that the children of Jim Carlen, former coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks, are fighting back after…
  • Mar 27

    Switched at Execution: Don’t Let It Happen to You

    Switched at Execution: Don’t Let It Happen to You
    The execution of one’s final will and testament is something to be taken very seriously. The permanent and inevitable nature of death means that attention to detail is paramount to ensuring your final wishes are fully set forth, and…
Rank this Week: 4331

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    Help for Arrested Tourists in Daytona Beach

    Help for Arrested Tourists in Daytona Beach
    Florida is one of the world's greatest tourist draws, attracting some 89.3 million visitors in 2012. Roughly 600,000 flock to Daytona Beach just for Bike Week. Sometimes though, vacations wind up being less than idyllic. Many Florida…
  • Apr 4

    Criminal Expungement in Florida an Option for Former Defendant

    Criminal Expungement in Florida an Option for Former Defendant
    A criminal arrest can reverberate through so many areas of a person's life. A lapse of judgement in one's late teens or early 20s can hinder educational and occupational opportunities for many years thereafter. One way that our Daytona Beach…
  • Mar 22

    Daytona Beach Criminal Defense Attorneys Rarely Advise Talking to Police

    Daytona Beach Criminal Defense Attorneys Rarely Advise Talking to Police
    Anyone who has ever watched a crime show on television is probably familiar with "Miranda Rights." That is, a criminal defendant must be made aware that he or she has the right to remain silent, the right to speak to an attorney and the right…
Rank this Week: 3547

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 9

    POLICE SERGEANT ACCUSED OF FRAUD, FIRED AND JAILED

    POLICE SERGEANT ACCUSED OF FRAUD, FIRED AND JAILED
    Veteran Police Sergeant Falsified Work Records St. Johns County Sheriff David Shoar terminated a veteran police sergeant after a month long investigation into falsified police records.  Sgt. Monroe West, a 17 year veteran and leader of…
  • Apr 7

    NFL MILLIONAIRE INDICTED ONE DAY FOR VIOLENT CRIME, MARRIES VICTIM NEXT DAY

    NFL MILLIONAIRE INDICTED ONE DAY FOR VIOLENT CRIME, MARRIES VICTIM NEXT DAY
    Baltimore Ravens Star Rice Indicted One Day, Marries Victim of the Charged Crime Very Next Day NFL running back Ray Rice was indicted last week in New Jersey for aggravated assault against his fiancee, Janay Palmer.  Parts of the…
  • Mar 7

    FLORIDA CONVICTS POT SMOKERS, COLORADO TAXES THEM

    FLORIDA CONVICTS POT SMOKERS, COLORADO TAXES THEM
    Colorado and Washington Legalized a Plant The above two states are our nation’s first two states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.  Possession of the plant is still a crime under federal law.  The legal clinics…
Rank this Week: 683

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/pct-law-group-legal-insights/
Rank this Week: 2641

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 8

    Florida Woman Poops on Courthouse Elevator. Breach of Bathroom Peace?

    Florida Woman Poops on Courthouse Elevator. Breach of Bathroom Peace?
    Meet Patricia Ann Jamison. Ms. Jamison was recently accused of the odd act of pooping in a courthouse elevator and subsequently arrested for the same event. According to a Huffington Post story, on March 7, 2013 security staff at the St.…
  • Mar 17

    Is Your March Madness Tournament Pool Legal?

    Is Your March Madness Tournament Pool Legal?
    Many believe this week is the greatest week in all of sports. Work efficiency goes in the can, attention is diverted, and more than 50 million red blooded Americans will be living and dying on whether the sophomore shooting guard from…
  • Feb 27

    Tampa Teacher's Aide Arrested For DUI. Pantless DUI.

    Tampa Teacher's Aide Arrested For DUI. Pantless DUI.
    Teacher's Aide by day, pantless driver by night? That's what Pasco County deputies claim after pulling over Kristi Steuber earlier this week. According to a police report, Steuber was pulled over in Pasco County for speeding when deputies…
Rank this Week: 2180

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

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

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Apr 7

    10 Questions to Ask a Bankruptcy Lawyer

    10 Questions to Ask a Bankruptcy Lawyer
    Obviously when hiring an attorney for any services it is imperative ascertain their qualifications and experience in the field law of you need.  If you are looking for a bankruptcy attorney knowing where to start a conversation with them…
  • Mar 26

    Will My Employer Know if I File for Bankruptcy?

    Will My Employer Know if I File for Bankruptcy?
    Some people become very concerned that filing for bankruptcy will somehow have negative consequences at work. The simple fact of the matter is that your employer doesn’t need to know if you file for bankruptcy and, more often than not…
  • Mar 10

    What will my Credit Score be after Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    What will my Credit Score be after Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
    Although, many of our customers ask us this question.  We can’t answer it definitively so instead we will examine the general effect of bankruptcy on your credit score.  The question of whether or not filing bankruptcy will…
Rank this Week: 3274

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law, including information on accidents and injuries in Orlando, and the state of Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 7

    Man Killed in Orlando Pedestrian Accident on Colonial Drive

    Man Killed in Orlando Pedestrian Accident on Colonial Drive
    Orlando police report that a pedestrian was struck and killed recently while attempting to cross Colonial Drive near John Young Parkway. Police say that their investigation is ongoing but report that the accident occurred shortly after…
  • Apr 5

    St. Petersburg Man Killed in I-4 Motorcycle Accident

    St. Petersburg Man Killed in I-4 Motorcycle Accident
    Accident investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol say that a motorcyclist was killed on Interstate 4 recently when his bike was struck from behind by a passenger vehicle. Troopers say that the victim, a 34-year-old St. Petersburg man,…
  • Apr 3

    Trucking Accident Snarls Traffic on I-95 for Hour

    Trucking Accident Snarls Traffic on I-95 for Hour
    Motorists on Interstate 95 were stuck in traffic for a few hours recently when a tractor-trailer flipped onto its side and a passenger car overturned near LPGA Boulevard in Volusia County. Florida Highway Patrol troopers say that the accident…
Rank this Week: 2585

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury, medical malpractice and workers' compensation news. By Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
  • Apr 6

    Gigantic Loophole in Florida's Wrongful Death Act

    Gigantic Loophole in Florida's Wrongful Death Act
    In McCall v. United States of America, the Florida Supreme Court declared that the statutory cap on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases was unconstitutional. (In reaching this conclusion, the court determined that the numbers…
  • Apr 2

    Own a Defense Attorney With Florida Bodily Injury (BI) Vehicle Insurance

    Own a Defense Attorney With Florida Bodily Injury (BI) Vehicle Insurance
    Bodily Injury (BI) insurance sold in Florida covers the insured for damages caused by his or her negligence up to the policy limits. The minimum coverage limit is $10,000, but can be in the millions. Inexplicably, BI insurance is not…
  • Apr 1

    Florida Vehicle Accident Law: Parental & Guardian Vicarious Liability for Minor

    Florida Vehicle Accident Law: Parental & Guardian Vicarious Liability for Minor
    This link contains an overview of permit and license standards in Florida for drivers between the ages of 15 and 17. Florida Statute §322.09(1)(a) requires an authorized adult (e.g., parent or guardian) to sign and verify the minor's…
Rank this Week: 1700

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 5

    Are we all now familiar with the term "Conscious Uncoupling" ?

    Are we all now familiar with the term "Conscious Uncoupling" ?
    I know I am. Do we all know what it means? Do we know where the term originated? Do we know who created that term? The phrase is seen or heard almost on a daily basis. I think by now we all know that Gwyneth Paltrow, the well known and…
  • Apr 5

    Divorce Mistakes That Everyone Make

    Divorce Mistakes That Everyone Make
    Welcome to the 21st Century! With the popularity of Facebook, Twitter and the internet in general, your life has become an open book. You may need to seek the services of a seasoned attorney when social media becomes a central issue in your…
  • Apr 5

    Law Prohibits Divorcing Couples From Having Sex

    Law Prohibits Divorcing Couples From Having Sex
    Incredible as it sounds, the Massachusetts legislature is considering such a bill. The proposal should not be considered in a vacuum however, as it applies only in specific situations, when minor children are involved. The proposal was…
Rank this Week: 4752

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. by Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Apr 4

    Clearwater Florida Passenger Injured Aboard the NCL Norwegian Dawn Hires Brais, Brais & Rusak

    Clearwater Florida Passenger Injured Aboard the NCL Norwegian Dawn Hires Brais, Brais & Rusak
    The Miami, Florida law office of Brais, Brais & Rusak has been retained by a passenger who sustained significant fractures to his wrist and knee during a cruise aboard the NCL Norwegian Dawn. Our client was enjoying his cruise up to the…
  • Mar 26

    Cruise Rape Victim Retains Brais, Brais & Rusak

    Cruise Rape Victim Retains Brais, Brais & Rusak
    The Miami cruise lawyers of Brais, Brais & Rusak have been retained by a victim who was raped by a crew member aboard the Bahamas Celebration cruise ship. Maritime law is clear that a cruise lines are strictly liable for the criminal…
  • Feb 24

    Passenger Injured aboard Carnival Inspiration after Falling from Bunk Bed

    Passenger Injured aboard Carnival Inspiration after Falling from Bunk Bed
    The cruise injury lawyers of Brais, Brais & Rusak have been retained by a California man who sustained a significant spinal cord injury and lacerations above his left eye after falling from his stateroom's bunk bed aboard the Carnival…
Rank this Week: 2078

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 4

    Drunk Driver who Parked on Train Tracks saved by Passersby

    Drunk Driver who Parked on Train Tracks saved by Passersby
    A 34-year-old Orlando woman who parked her car on the Washington Street railroad tracks in downtown Orlando was pulled from her car by good Samaritans moments before a train slammed into the vehicle. Orlando police say that they arrested the…
  • Apr 3

    Toyota Ordered to Pay $1.2 Billion Fine for Concealing Knowledge of Sudden Acceleration Problem

    Toyota Ordered to Pay $1.2 Billion Fine for Concealing Knowledge of Sudden Acceleration Problem
    Japanese automaker Toyota Corp. has been ordered to pay a $1.2 billion fine for knowingly concealing information about sudden acceleration problems in many of its vehicles. U.S. Attorney Gen. Eric Holder issued a statement that said "Toyota…
  • Apr 2

    Palm Bay becomes First Central Florida City to Remove Red Light Camera

    Palm Bay becomes First Central Florida City to Remove Red Light Camera
    In a move that Orlando auto accident attorneys are following closely, Palm Bay authorities recently voted to remove red light cameras installed in the city in 2009. In a recent meeting of city planners, officials voted 4 to 1 to remove red…
Rank this Week: 2584

Gallagher & Associates Law…

Gallagher & Associates Law Firm

Covers Florida foreclosure law.

http://gallagherlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4970

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Apr 4

    NEW FLORIDA BAR RULES FOR REFERRAL SERVICES PROPOSED

    NEW FLORIDA BAR RULES FOR REFERRAL SERVICES PROPOSED
    Proposed board actions Pursuant to Standing Board Policy 1.60, the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar publishes this notice of intent to consider the following item at its March 28, 2014 meeting in Palm Coast. This is governed by...
  • Feb 3

    Things That Get Web Users Sued - A Cautionary Tale

    Things That Get Web Users Sued - A Cautionary Tale
    Here are six ways that you can get sued for your online activities including blogging, posting on social media, posting videos, and running web sites. (1) Copyright Infringemnet (2) Copyrighted Music (3) Trademark Infringement (4) Tortious…
  • Dec 10

    MEDCAL MARIJUANA - FLORIDA SHOULD VOTE NO

    MEDCAL MARIJUANA - FLORIDA SHOULD VOTE NO
    There is currently a push to legalize medical marijuana in Florida, making the drug available to patients under a doctors care and having a valid prescription. This post explores some of the benefits and dangers of medical marijuana. This…
Rank this Week: 4074

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Apr 3

    Distracted Driving: Technology Problem and Technology Solution

    Distracted Driving: Technology Problem and Technology Solution
    With our society increasingly dependent on having technology available at our fingertips, it comes as no surprise that driving accidents stemming from technological distractions have skyrocketed in recent years. Government agencies, advocacy…
  • Mar 30

    Broken Brakes: Mechanical Errors Cause Truck Accident

    Broken Brakes: Mechanical Errors Cause Truck Accident
    Although it might seem like a commercial truck driver is the obvious person to be held responsible in a truck accident, there are actually instances where the accident may be a result of a mechanical failure. If you or a loved one is injured…
  • Mar 27

    From Texting to Web Surfing: Drivers Are Taking It Up a Notch

    From Texting to Web Surfing: Drivers Are Taking It Up a Notch
    There was a time when texting and driving was associated with younger drivers, but the recent popularity of mobile devices has given birth to a full-blown distracted driving epidemic. From 18 year olds to baby boomers, Americans are talking,…
Rank this Week: 2323

Psychology and Mental Health Law…

Psychology and Mental Health Law Blog

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

http://mentalhealthlawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 2301

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice and products liability. By Rubenstein Law.

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 2

    Summer Deck Safety

    Summer Deck Safety
    By Marianne Bartko of Rubenstein Law As the weather gets warmer, more people take to the outdoors to congregate on patios and decks and not surprisingly more decks fail in the summer months than the rest of the seasons combined. The…
  • Mar 3

    Driving Drowsy Similar to Drunk Driving

    Driving Drowsy Similar to Drunk Driving
    By Marianne Bartko of Rubenstein Law While we are well aware of the dangers that face drunk drivers, studies show that drowsy driving may be just as harmful and an all too frequent occurrence. Driving while drowsy is very similar to…
  • Feb 17

    Is Uber to Blame for a Little Girls Death?

    Is Uber to Blame for a Little Girls Death?
    By Carlos Gonzalez of Rubenstein Law New Year's Eve is usually a beautiful day full of hope and anticipation for the upcoming year. For a family of three, however, this day was like no other. Around 8:00PM on New Year's Eve, the family was…
Rank this Week: 3643

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, car accident and slip and fall cases. By The Goldstar Firm P.L.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 2

    So You Made an Insurance Claim and Now You're Having Trouble with the Endorsement of The Check by Your Bank in Florida

    So You Made an Insurance Claim and Now You're Having Trouble with the Endorsement of The Check by Your Bank in Florida
    As Miami homeowner's insurance claims attorneys we often encounter issues with the endorsement of insurance proceeds by a bank. This often occurs when there is a foreclosure occurring or the homeowner is in arrears/late with mortgage…
  • Mar 12

    About Slip/Trip and Fall Cases in Florida

    About Slip/Trip and Fall Cases in Florida
    Accidents can occur anywhere. As south Florida trip and fall attorneys we are aware of these dangers. A trip and fall accident can occur when there is a change of a surface level in a certain location and there are no markings to denote it. …
  • Mar 6

    FLORIDA INSURANCE COVERAGE DISPUTE

    FLORIDA INSURANCE COVERAGE DISPUTE
    There are plethora of types of insurance coverage. For example, car insurance, motorcycle insurance, boat insurance, life insurance, homeowner' s insurance, business interruption insurance, disability insurance, health insurance, among many…
Rank this Week: 2141

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Family Law in Florida.

http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Blog_System/Recent_Blog_Posts/RSS.xml
  • Apr 2

    Can Debt for an Adult Child's College Expenses be considered Marital Property?

    Can Debt for an Adult Child's College Expenses be considered Marital Property?
    A recent second district court of appeals case found that debt the Husband incurred on behalf of an adult child during the marriage was considered marital property. In Wagner v. Wagner, the Husband charged approximately $13,500.00 on a credit…
  • Mar 31

    Can the Court Order Time Sharing for an Adult Child Who is Disabled?

    Can the Court Order Time Sharing for an Adult Child Who is Disabled?
    The short answer is, no. The First District Court of Appeal recently addressed this issue in Hardman v. Koslowski. In this case, the parties had a child who was disabled and had mental and physical incapacities. The child was over the age of…
  • Mar 28

    My Car Was Keyed, Can I get an Injunction?

    My Car Was Keyed, Can I get an Injunction?
    A recent First District Court of Appeals case dealt with the question of whether having your car keyed is sufficient evidence to get an injunction against the perpetrator. In Williams v. Gonder, Williams was accused of keying Gonder’s…
Rank this Week: 1635

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 2

    According to FDLE, crime is down in Hendry County

    According to FDLE, crime is down in Hendry County
    FDLE is reporting that crime is down in Hendry County. Data shows that total arrests were down 13.9 percent from 2011 to 2012, with violent crime arrests down nearly five percent. Violent crime was defined by the study as Murder, Sex…
  • Apr 1

    Methamphetamine Distribution Focus of Martin County Town Hall meeting

    Methamphetamine Distribution Focus of Martin County Town Hall meeting
    The Martin County Sheriff’s Office is targeting meth labs and are looking to the community to help them on their quest. News reports claim that eleven methamphetamine-related arrests in recent months prompted a town hall meeting last…
  • Mar 28

    Vero Beach Man Arrested for Child Pornography Possession

    Vero Beach Man Arrested for Child Pornography Possession
    A Vero Beach man was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly admitted to police that he had downloaded “a lot” of child porn. During a search of his home, the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office confiscated at least 21…
Rank this Week: 2661

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Apr 1

    General Motors Ignition Defects Reported to Cause Critical Injury And Death

    General Motors Ignition Defects Reported to Cause Critical Injury And Death
    This week, national and international media was reporting that the ignition switches in many models of General Motors (G.M.) vehicles have unexpectedly shut off, thereby locked steering columns, disabled airbags and caused accidents. The new…
  • Mar 28

    ULTRA Ticket Winner Announced!

    ULTRA Ticket Winner Announced!
    ULTRA TICKET WINNER Lacretia Charlton, a/k/a “Maraj” is a long-time client of Santucci Priore, P.L., signer, songwriter and performer. Ms. Charlton is a mother of one lovely girl and is the owner and founder of Jus Hip Hop dance…
  • Mar 18

    ULTRA Music Festival Ticket Giveaway

    ULTRA Music Festival Ticket Giveaway
    The law firm of Santucci Priore, P.L., which represents the owners, operators and licensors of the Ultra Music Festival, is giving away TWO (2) THREE (3)-DAY PASSES to the Ultra Music Festival in Miami for March 28, 29 and 30th to benefit…
Rank this Week: 1044

Florida Abogado de Accidentes Blog

Florida Abogado de Accidentes Blog

Spanish language blog on Florida accident and personal injury law. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridaabogadodeaccidentesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4287

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    Competence to Stand Trial for a Criminal Offense

    Competence to Stand Trial for a Criminal Offense
    A criminal defendant has the right to a competency evaluation before proceeding to trial. This issue most frequently arises in criminal cases involving those with emotional or developmental disabilities. “Competence” is defined as…
  • Mar 28

    Evidence in a Florida DUI

    Evidence in a Florida DUI
    Florida, like other states, takes DUI charges seriously, particularly if a drunk driver causes injury while driving. However, there are a number of defenses an experienced DUI defense attorney can raise. Police officers must follow several…
  • Mar 20

    What Can a Sentencing Court Consider After a Guilty Plea?

    What Can a Sentencing Court Consider After a Guilty Plea?
    If you have been accused of a crime, you may be wondering how a Florida court looks at a guilty plea. Some people plead guilty hoping that it will buy them some leniency with the court. Sometimes this is a reasonable strategy, but not always.…
Rank this Week: 3145

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 31

    Is Paying Sales Tax Online Avoidable

    Is Paying Sales Tax Online Avoidable
    It is difficult these days to read an article about sales tax without coming across issues with online companies such as Amazon. For those of you that do not spend most of your day hunting down interesting sales tax articles, please just…
  • Mar 11

    Form Over Substance - Go For Two

    Form Over Substance - Go For Two
    On a regular basis, our firm receives questions from taxpayers and their CPA's alike regarding businesses that provide both services and tangible personal property. In most states, tangible personal property is subject to sales tax while the…
  • Feb 17

    Are Shifts in Business Trends Sales Tax Driven?

    Are Shifts in Business Trends Sales Tax Driven?
    In mid-January 2014, I stumbled across an article in the Wall Street Journal discussing shopping trends over the holiday season. According to the Journal's article, As Shoppers Skip the Mall, Stores Search for Fresh Lures, the shift to…
Rank this Week: 2792

HR Defense Blog

HR Defense Blog

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

http://www.akerman.com/Blogs/hrdefense/
  • Mar 31

    Whistleblower Claims The Wave Continue

    Whistleblower Claims The Wave Continue
    POSTED BY MATTHEW A. STEINBERG ON APRIL 1, 2014 "The cover-up is often worse than the crime" – an apt mantra for employers who are being increasingly forced to defend retaliation and/or whistleblower claims brought in myriad industries…
  • Mar 25

    Can Employers Regulate Employees' Off-Duty Conduct?

    Can Employers Regulate Employees' Off-Duty Conduct?
    POSTED BY RICHARD D. TUSCHMAN ON MARCH 27, 2014 Employees' off-duty conduct is their own business – until it affects your business.  But where should the line be drawn?  When should an employer attempt to regulate employees'…
  • Mar 24

    The Art of Employee Termination and Severance Agreement

    The Art of Employee Termination and Severance Agreement
    POSTED BY CHRISTOPHER S. DUKE ON MARCH 25, 2014 The process of employee termination is fraught with pitfalls for the unwary employer.  Not only can emotions run high during this time, but failure to comply with all applicable state and…
Rank this Week: 1003

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.ocalainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 31

    Florida Court Corrects Arbitrator’s Error of Law in Recent Court of Appeals Case

    Florida Court Corrects Arbitrator’s Error of Law in Recent Court of Appeals Case
    In a recent opinion by the District Court of Appeals of Florida, Third Circuit, the court reversed a decision by an arbitrator and send the case back for a rehearing because the arbitrator did not properly calculate the damages the plaintiff…
  • Mar 31

    Florida Plaintiff Almost Loses Opportunity to Recover Based on Sloppy Filing

    Florida Plaintiff Almost Loses Opportunity to Recover Based on Sloppy Filing
    In Florida, the civil courts are sticklers for procedure. Whether it be following court imposed rules or sticking to deadlines set by statute, courts will rarely allow exceptions to procedural defaults. Along these lines are the strict notice…
  • Mar 17

    Discoverability of Medical Records in Florida Personal Injury Action

    Discoverability of Medical Records in Florida Personal Injury Action
    Not every piece of evidence that may seem relevant at first glance is admissible, or even discoverable, in a Florida personal injury case. A piece of evidence may be undiscoverable or inadmissible for any number of reasons, including its lack…
Rank this Week: 2293

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2038

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers federal and Florida employment, discrimination and sexual harassment law, news and cases. By Matthew Seth Sarelson.

http://www.floridaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.
    The National Labor Relations Board ruled that full-scholarship student athletes who play football for Northwestern University are “employees” under the National Labor Relations Act, and thus have the right to for a union and…
  • Aug 13

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say
    As anyone running for a political office right now will tell you, the number one crisis facing the nation today is unemployment. According to the Huffington Post, more than five million Americans have been between jobs for at least six…
  • Aug 10

    How to File a Sex Discrimination Complaint

    How to File a Sex Discrimination Complaint
    If you think you are a victim of gender discrimination in the workplace, you can file a workplace discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Depending on your position, you may need to file one of two…
Rank this Week: 1092

Florida Probate Litigation…

Florida Probate Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers contested wills, estate planning, and trusts. By Robert C. Adamski.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyers.com/
  • Mar 29

    Actor's death exemplifies the importance of guardianship

    Actor's death exemplifies the importance of guardianship
    Paul Walker's death was a shock to the actor's family, friends and his fans. Although unexpected, it appeared that the actor had thought about his own mortality, because he died with an estate plan in place. Walker left his...
  • Mar 27

    Undue influence can often lead to financial exploitation

    Undue influence can often lead to financial exploitation
    Financial exploitation is a serious problem for Florida's seniors, but many people are surprised to learn that it's not just strangers that swindle seniors out of their hard-earned money. A senior's friends or relatives may be the cause of...
  • Mar 21

    Florida suit seeks to protect surviving spouse in gay marriage

    Florida suit seeks to protect surviving spouse in gay marriage
    Eight couples in Florida recently filed a lawsuit against the state, claiming that Florida's ban on gay marriage violates their rights under the U.S. Constitution. The couples, each living in Florida, but married in another state that…
Rank this Week: 4661

Florida Divorce & Family Law…

Florida Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current events related to divorce and family law matters in Florida. By Christine Bauer.

http://bauerfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Same Sex Marriage and Divorce in Florida?

    Same Sex Marriage and Divorce in Florida?
    Every now and then I come across an article that I think is interesting to the masses and not only to those people who believe that a divorce or separation is imminent. Today in Hillsborough County a same sex couple is attempting to…
  • Nov 27

    5 things that will drive divorcees nut

    5 things that will drive divorcees nut
    I Recently came across an article about the things that drive divorce people crazy. I find that the five things that his writer finds to be annoying about their own divorce to be truly universal with most of the people and cases that I…
  • Aug 14

    Designation for other Legal Purposes v. School Designation

    Designation for other Legal Purposes v. School Designation
    Florida is a progressive state in that it does not recognize a primary parent or even a majority parent. We have time-sharing of children and in most cases, except those very unique cases, the parties also share parental responsibility. …
Rank this Week: 3107

South Florida Car Accident Law…

South Florida Car Accident Law Blog

Covers car accident liability and lawsuits. By Anidjar & Levine.

http://www.southfloridacaraccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 799

Florida Appellate Review

Florida Appellate Review

Features news and analysis of Florida Supreme Court, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and U.S. Supreme Court decisions and developments. By Dan Bushell.

http://www.floridaappellatereview.com/
  • Mar 25

    Florida Courts' Jurisdiction Over Foreign Assets Curtailed

    Florida Courts' Jurisdiction Over Foreign Assets Curtailed
    Courts' power to do justice in civil cases depends on their ability to enforce their judgments, i.e., to compel parties to pay up when they are found liable. But courts are also wary of extending their power outside of their own territory,…
  • Mar 13

    Late Disclosure in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Doesn't Prevent Pursuit of a Claim

    Late Disclosure in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Doesn't Prevent Pursuit of a Claim
    Florida's Third District Court of Appeal (in Miami) recently reaffirmed that making a mistake in one's bankruptcy filings is not necessarily fatal. The decision reversing summary judgment in Montes v. Mastec North America, Inc., No.…
  • Feb 3

    Can Judges Be Facebook Friends With Lawyers?

    Can Judges Be Facebook Friends With Lawyers?
    Is a Facebook friendship really a friendship? Can judges be "friends" with attorneys on Facebook? Florida judges and legal ethicists have been debating these questions for more than four years. Florida District Courts of Appeal have now begun…
Rank this Week: 3632

South Florida Injury Law Blog

South Florida Injury Law Blog

Covers car accidents, medical malpractice, and defective products. By Anidjar & Levine, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    State High Court Says Florida Man Liable for Drinking Buddy's Injuries - Dorsey v. Reider

    State High Court Says Florida Man Liable for Drinking Buddy's Injuries - Dorsey v. Reider
    It was all the way back in December 2012 that we blogged about the strange case of Dorsey v. Reider, a legal proceeding that stemmed from a drunken fight outside of a Florida bar. In that post, we noted that the state's Third District Court…
  • Mar 18

    Res Ipsa Loquitur and Florida Cruise Injury Cases - Gandhi v. Carnival

    Res Ipsa Loquitur and Florida Cruise Injury Cases - Gandhi v. Carnival
    Res ipsa loquitur is a well-established legal doctrine that can come in handy for plaintiffs in a wide variety of injury cases, including those related to accidents at sea. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida explains…
  • Mar 11

    Florida Parents Not Liable for Son's Thanksgiving Murder Spree - Knight v. Merhige

    Florida Parents Not Liable for Son's Thanksgiving Murder Spree - Knight v. Merhige
    Just because a person fails to do something that may clearly be the right thing, doesn't mean he or she is legally responsible for the results. Rather, negligence law operates under what some may find a strange principle: it's only negligent…
Rank this Week: 1016

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

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

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 25

    Out-of-State Compounding Pharmacies May Need a Permit To Do Business in Florida

    Out-of-State Compounding Pharmacies May Need a Permit To Do Business in Florida
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm Beginning on October 1, 2014, out-of-state compounding pharmacies may be required to hold a compounded sterile product permit. That’s because the Regulated Industries Committee of the…
  • Feb 25

    Florida Board of Pharmacy Updates Record Retention Rules for Pharmacie

    Florida Board of Pharmacy Updates Record Retention Rules for Pharmacie
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm At its meeting held on February 12, 2014, the Florida Board of Pharmacy voted to approve language changes to a number of rules. Specifically, those changes were put into effect to ……
  • Feb 18

    Florida Board of Pharmacy Approves Change to Destruction of Controlled Substances Rule

    Florida Board of Pharmacy Approves Change to Destruction of Controlled Substances Rule
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm At its meeting held in Orlando, Florida, on February 12, 2014, the Florida Board of Pharmacy approved final changes to Rule 64B16-28.303, Florida Administrative Code. This rule governs the…
Rank this Week: 3920

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Mar 24

    Will Florida Change DUI to DWI? Read Florida 2014 HB 299 and SB 1118…

    Will Florida Change DUI to DWI? Read Florida 2014 HB 299 and SB 1118…
    So for the past several years, bills have been introduced in the Florida House and Senate to change DUI in Florida to DWI. So instead of requiring the prosecutor to prove that a person was driving under the influence of alcohol to the extent…
  • Mar 20

    Florida DUI Rules for the Administrative Suspension – It’s Complicated…

    Florida DUI Rules for the Administrative Suspension – It’s Complicated…
    How do you explain the ridiculously complicated new rules for the administrative suspension? The rules have gotten so complicated that I need a timeline. This particular timeline applies to a driver (with no prior DUI arrest) who took the…
  • Feb 13

    Bureau of Administrative Reviews Tampa Office

    Bureau of Administrative Reviews Tampa Office
    So the Bureau of Administrative Reviews (BAR) office in Tampa, Florida, is closed today. Although my client was requesting a formal review hearing and was entitled to a 42 day permit after a DUI arrest, that is not going to happen today. The…
Rank this Week: 1624

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Law Firm of Anidjar & Levine.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Race, Schools and Backpack Searches - R.M. v. State

    Race, Schools and Backpack Searches - R.M. v. State
    If you read this blog regularly, you know that we spend a fair amount of time in this space discussing the law as it applies to searches and seizures, whether it's at a home, in a car or on the street. As Florida's Third District Court of…
  • Mar 18

    Florida Drug Conspiracy Law 101 - Hampton v. State

    Florida Drug Conspiracy Law 101 - Hampton v. State
    "Conspiracy" is one of those legal terms that's often thrown around and of which many people are at lease vaguely aware, but relatively few actually understand. Generally, the law defines a conspiracy as an agreement between two or more…
  • Mar 11

    Double Jeopardy, Lesser Offense Rules in Florida Criminal Cases - Tuttle v. State

    Double Jeopardy, Lesser Offense Rules in Florida Criminal Cases - Tuttle v. State
    Details matter. In Florida criminal cases, the difference between being charged with one crime over another can have a big impact on whether a criminal defendant is ultimately convicted and on how much time he or she may eventually have to…
Rank this Week: 1732

Florida Construction Law Update

Florida Construction Law Update

Covers Florida construction law legislation, case law, trends and issues. By Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionupdate.com/
  • Mar 24

    Self-Insured Retention Obligations, Third-Party Indemnification Payments, and the Made Whole Doctrine

    Self-Insured Retention Obligations, Third-Party Indemnification Payments, and the Made Whole Doctrine
    In Intervest Constr. of Jax, Inc. v. General Fid. Ins. Co., 2014 WL 463309 (Fla. 2014), the Florida Supreme Court decided a matter of first impression certified to it by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals holding that an insured was…
  • Feb 17

    Construction Law Win: Motions to Dismiss Granted based on Lack of Standing due to Economic Loss Rule

    Construction Law Win: Motions to Dismiss Granted based on Lack of Standing due to Economic Loss Rule
    The Florida law firm of Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. is pleased to announce that one of its construction lawyers (Ried Arnold) had two motions to dismiss granted in a hotly-contested construction defect case regarding the Plaintiff’s…
  • Feb 7

    Construction Sites: Debris or Not Debris?

    Construction Sites: Debris or Not Debris?
    The recent decision in Skala v. Lyons Heritage Corp., et al., 38 Fla L. Weekly D2485b (Fla. 2d DCA Nov. 27, 2013), provides a cautionary tale to contractors regarding maintaining construction sites. Robert Skala, a tile setter, was asked by…
Rank this Week: 2252

International Business Law Advisor

International Business Law Advisor

Covers international litigation and transactions. By Cueto Law Group P.L.

http://www.internationalbusinesslawadvisor.com
  • Mar 23

    4 Steps to Effectuate Service of Process Under the Inter-American Service Convention

    4 Steps to Effectuate Service of Process Under the Inter-American Service Convention
    Out of the hundreds of articles I’ve written for this blog, one of the most widely read has been 7 Steps to Effectuate International Service of Process under the Hague Service Convention. That’s hardly a surprise given the complex…
  • Feb 7

    How Safe are the Sochi Olympic Games?

    How Safe are the Sochi Olympic Games?
    A special guest post by Global Security Consultant and Political Risk Expert, Paul Crespo.   This is the latest post in the series. The 2014 Olympic Winter Games begin today in Sochi, Russia. Numerous U.S. multinational corporations…
  • Dec 12

    The World’s First Bitcoin Lawsuit—in the United States?

    The World’s First Bitcoin Lawsuit—in the United States?
    Have you ever received an email that is so fascinating that you have to read it out loud to make sure you that you read it correctly? I received one of those several days ago. The email asked the following question: “This past summer I…
Rank this Week: 3938

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 850

The G&G ADR Blog

The G&G ADR Blog

Covers dispute resolution topics. By Grossman & Grossman P.A.

http://www.thegrossmanlawoffice.com/adr_blog/
  • Mar 21

    Hey, That’s Mine! Florida Equitable Distribution

    Hey, That’s Mine! Florida Equitable Distribution
     A couple of weekends ago, our neighbor who recently sold her house was having a massive yard sale. Almost no parking is available in front of her home.  The hoards were squeezing their cars along the side of our …
  • Jan 17

    Zombie Apocalypse and LASIK

    Zombie Apocalypse and LASIK
    I have a dear friend named Teris. She is one of those soul friends who gets me and I get her and no matter what we are talking about, we both get it. So, it should not surprise you that when she mentioned her need to get LASIK surgery…
  • Jan 14

    Different Types of Family Law Attorney

    Different Types of Family Law Attorney
    The practice of family law, which includes things like divorce, child custody, child visitation, alimony, and adoption, is an art not a science. Because it is an art, there are many approaches, styles, and tools attorneys can use to represent…
Rank this Week: 1133

Miami Injury Lawyer Blawg

Miami Injury Lawyer Blawg

By The Law Offices of Mark A. Kaire, P.A.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Mar 19

    State Farm Insurance Company Refuses To Pay Claim

    State Farm Insurance Company Refuses To Pay Claim
    Maybe State Farm Insurance company should stop spending so much money on those commercials, and start paying claims. In the last year State Farm has made some of the most ridiculous offers I have ever scene. They are violating the…
  • Mar 19

    Is There A Cap on Pain and Suffering Damages For Medical Malpractice In Florida?

    Is There A Cap on Pain and Suffering Damages For Medical Malpractice In Florida?
    Thankfully the answer is NO. The Florida Supreme Court declared that non-economic damage caps(Pain and Suffering) in medical malpractice cases violate the equal protection clause of the Florida Constitution. Since 2003 pain and suffering…
  • Mar 3

    If I settled My Lawsuit Can I Tell My Friends?

    If I settled My Lawsuit Can I Tell My Friends?
    Lawsuits are filed and Lawsuits are settled on a daily basis. However, sometimes the Defendant will require that the Plaintiff sign a confidentiality agreement. If the Plaintiff violates the agreement and discloses the terms of the…
Rank this Week: 562

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure law.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 19

    Miami Bankruptcy Law: Chapter 7 versus Chapter 13

    Miami Bankruptcy Law: Chapter 7 versus Chapter 13
    Many people use the term “bankruptcy” as if it has only one form, but in reality there are four different types of bankruptcy: Chapter 7, Chapter 11, Chapter 12, and Chapter 13. The names come from the chapters in the United…
  • Mar 7

    Florida Bankruptcy: Understanding the Basic

    Florida Bankruptcy: Understanding the Basic
    If your debt levels have become overwhelming, our legal system offers a solution: bankruptcy. In this blog entry, we’re going to examine some of the basics of bankruptcy law here in Florida. In bankruptcy, the debtor (the individual or…
  • Feb 18

    Florida Real Estate Law: How the Short Sale Process Work

    Florida Real Estate Law: How the Short Sale Process Work
    A short sale is never a pleasant process. You’re losing your house. Not only that, but you’re dealing with a confusing process at a time when you’re emotionally drained anyway. If you or someone you know is facing a short…
Rank this Week: 1905