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South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Donaldson & Weston PA.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 2390

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure issues in Florida. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillebankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Student Loans Might be Dischargeable in 2017

    Student Loans Might be Dischargeable in 2017
    The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention Act of 2005 made student loan debts non-dischargeable through bankruptcy. Why do you ask? The federal student loan program was initially created with the goal of making a college education affordable for all…
  • May 17

    Abby Lee Miller Guilty of Bankruptcy Fraud

    Abby Lee Miller Guilty of Bankruptcy Fraud
    Abby Lee Miller of the famous reality television show “Dance Moms” recently plead guilty to bankruptcy fraud and was sentenced to 1 year and 1 month in a federal prison to be followed by supervised release for another 2 years.…
  • Apr 18

    Homestead Protection for Non-Debtor

    Homestead Protection for Non-Debtor
    Florida’s Bankruptcy Laws offer a very generous Homestead Exemption for those filing bankruptcy here in the Sunshine State. As long as you have owned your homestead property for 1,215 days or more prior to filing bankruptcy, the Florida…
Rank this Week: 3371

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/
  • May 24

    College student suffers severe injuries in motorcycle accident

    College student suffers severe injuries in motorcycle accident
    A junior at the University of Central Florida (UCF) suffered severe injuries in a motorcycle accident on the State road 408 in Orlando. As reported in the Orlando Sentinel, Radley Gillis, age 21, was riding home from work on his bike. His…
  • May 24

    College student suffers severe injuries in motorcycle accident

    College student suffers severe injuries in motorcycle accident
    A junior at the University of Central Florida (UCF) suffered severe injuries in a motorcycle accident on the State road 408 in Orlando. As reported in the Orlando Sentinel, Radley Gillis, age 21, was riding home from work on his bike. His…
  • May 10

    Young boy suffers head injury at a Florida sports park

    Young boy suffers head injury at a Florida sports park
    According to the Brevard County Fire Rescue, on March 14, a child was airlifted to a trauma center after he suffered a severe head injury at the Space Coast Field of Dreams Sports Park in West Melbourne, Florida. No information is available…
Rank this Week: 497

Florida Immigration Law Blog

Florida Immigration Law Blog

By Colombo & Hurd, PL.

http://www.colombohurdlaw.com/news-articles/
Rank this Week: 1281

The Hershey Law Firm Blog

The Hershey Law Firm Blog

Covers Florida estate planning and probate law.

http://www.hersheylegal.com/blog/
  • May 22

    STEP RIGHT UP--FORM A STRAIGHT LINE--NO SKIPPING

    STEP RIGHT UP--FORM A STRAIGHT LINE--NO SKIPPING
    Estate planning simply allows you to decide who will or will not receive from your estate when you are gone. Of course there are more complex issues surrounding estate planning, but for this moment, we are just going to focus on this one…
  • Feb 13

    WHEN THE SUNSHINE FADES, WHO WILL REMAIN?

    WHEN THE SUNSHINE FADES, WHO WILL REMAIN?
    When you are healthy you feel invincible, independent and less likely to feel sympathy for those that are ill. When you are healthy you go about your daily life; you work out, see your friends and family, enjoy the beautiful weather and…
  • Jan 3

    I WISH I COULD RECORD MY DREAMS AND WATCH THEM LATER

    I WISH I COULD RECORD MY DREAMS AND WATCH THEM LATER
     Do you ever wake up in the morning and you can vividly remember the details of a crazy dream you just woke up from? Then you get out of bed, start your day, drive to work, and make a few phone calls. By the time you get to work and want…
Rank this Week: 2321

Data Security Law Journal

Data Security Law Journal

Covers data security, cloud computing, data privacy and anything E. By Al Saikali.

http://www.datasecuritylawjournal.com/
  • May 21

    Court Applies Work Product Protection to Breach Investigation Report

    Court Applies Work Product Protection to Breach Investigation Report
    One of the most significant questions in data security law is whether reports created by forensic firms investigating data breaches at the direction of counsel are protected from discovery in civil class action lawsuits.  They are, at…
  • Mar 5

    Incident Response: The Increasing Risks to Corporate Legal Department

    Incident Response: The Increasing Risks to Corporate Legal Department
    The consequences of a data breach reached new heights last week when Yahoo announced the resignation of its General Counsel in response to a series of security incidents the company suffered.  A more fulsome explanation of the security…
  • Dec 11

    Law Firm Data Security: The First Class Action

    Law Firm Data Security: The First Class Action
    Earlier this year, Bloomberg Law reported that Edelson PC, a leading plaintiffs’ firm in privacy and data security law, filed a class action lawsuit against a regional law firm that had vulnerabilities in its information security…
Rank this Week: 3960

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 19

    FORMER CONGRESSMAN ANTHONY WEINER PLEADS GUILTY TO SEX CHARGE

    FORMER CONGRESSMAN ANTHONY WEINER PLEADS GUILTY TO SEX CHARGE
    FACES PRISON AND A LIFETIME OF SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION According to a recent article in the New York Times, former Democratic Congressman and New York City mayoral candidate, Anthony Weiner has entered a guilty plea to a federal charge of…
  • May 16

    JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF’S OFFICE CONDUCTS SEX STING

    JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF’S OFFICE CONDUCTS SEX STING
    JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF’S OFFICE ANNOUNCES THE ARRESTS OF 21 MEN SOLICITING MINORS Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Mike Williams held a press conference on May 16, 2017 to announce the arrest of 21 males during an undercover…
  • Apr 21

    MOTHER ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFTING AND LEAVING SIX YEAR OLD CHILD IN CAR WITH ENGINE RUNNING

    MOTHER ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFTING AND LEAVING SIX YEAR OLD CHILD IN CAR WITH ENGINE RUNNING
    Local Mother Arrested for Stealing at Publix While Leaving Young Son in the Car A recent News4Jax report gives details into the arrest of Lindsay Pence for Petit Theft and Child Neglect.  St. Johns County Deputies were first dispatched…
Rank this Week: 4409

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridarealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • May 18

    Market Report – 2017 Q1 South Florida Pre-Construction Condo Market Update

    Market Report – 2017 Q1 South Florida Pre-Construction Condo Market Update
    By:  Alejandro E. Jordan, Esq. Ladies & Gentlemen, we have already arrived at the second week of May, which can only mean two things: 1. The Miami Marlins are almost out of the playoff hunt (already); and Continue Reading
  • Apr 12

    Jordan + Pascale, P.L.’s new office in Boca Raton!

    Jordan + Pascale, P.L.’s new office in Boca Raton!
    Jordan + Pascale, P.L. is pleased to announce the expansion of their practice to Palm Beach County. The firm is opening an additional office located at 2701 NW 2nd Ave., Suite 206, Boca Raton, FL 33431. We look forward to…
  • Mar 13

    Market Report – Residential Condo Market in Miami, South Florida – March 2017

    Market Report – Residential Condo Market in Miami, South Florida – March 2017
    By:  Alejandro E. Jordan, Esq. The Miami Downtown Development Authority’s Annual Residential Market Study Update for the Greater Downtown Miami area, prepared by Integra Realty Resources (IRR), came out in early February, and is…
Rank this Week: 1978

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • May 17

    Rosenstein Appointment of Special Prosecutor Bodes Well for America

    Rosenstein Appointment of Special Prosecutor Bodes Well for America
    It is not possible to find a single major media outlet that simply reports accurate facts without either subtle or overt effort to give a political story a “spin” that matches an editorial agenda whether it is liberal or…
  • May 15

    Thomas Jefferson and I Need Your Help!

    Thomas Jefferson and I Need Your Help!
    Never thought I would write about the connections of Adolf Hitler, Benedict Arnold and Thomas Jefferson, but they have come together in my life. Here’s how the world’s most infamous murderer, America’s most famous traitor…
  • Mar 17

    Two Lawless Court Injunctions Against President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

    Two Lawless Court Injunctions Against President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration
    On March 15, 2017, two federal judges ordered the executive branch of our government to not enforce an order issued by President Trump. The orders by these judges were without legal basis, and these theoretical guardians of the law acted with…
Rank this Week: 2632

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • May 17

    Can a Creditor Report a Debt Barred by the Statute of Limitations?

    Can a Creditor Report a Debt Barred by the Statute of Limitations?
    Negative information on your credit report can make a big impact on your financial well-being. It can disqualify you from obtaining home mortgages and car loans, cause your interest rates to soar and may even keep you from getting the job you…
  • Apr 25

    Can I Go to Jail for Not Paying my Debt?

    Can I Go to Jail for Not Paying my Debt?
    It is quite unusual to go to jail for an unpaid debt. Debtors’ prisons were abolished in the 19th century in the United States, and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act prohibits debt collectors from threatening you with criminal…
  • Apr 11

    Will Bankruptcy Stop an IRS Garnishment?

    Will Bankruptcy Stop an IRS Garnishment?
    Falling on hard times financially can also lead to falling behind on your taxes. When your tax debt becomes extremely delinquent, the IRS may issue a garnishment on your wages. This garnishment, or levy, allows the IRS to take part of your…
Rank this Week: 3660

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • May 16

    Hernando County Teens Win Video Contest About Distracted Driving

    Hernando County Teens Win Video Contest About Distracted Driving
    A group of teens in Hernando County have won a contest for creating a video highlighting the dangers of distracted driving. The group, all ninth graders at Nature Coast Technical High School in Brooksville, had the most re-tweets on their…
  • May 9

    Semi Truck Jackknifes On I-75 in Hernando County

    Semi Truck Jackknifes On I-75 in Hernando County
    Hernando County Fire Rescue responded to a traffic crash on Interstate 75 early Saturday morning involving two vehicles. Officials believe a semi-tractor trailer jackknifed and blocked several lanes of I-75. The northbound lanes of the…
  • May 2

    May is Motorcycle and Bicycle Awareness Month

    May is Motorcycle and Bicycle Awareness Month
    May is Motorcycle and Bicycle Safety Awareness Month, and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is reminding all motorists of the importance of sharing the road. Motorcyclists and bicyclists share the same…
Rank this Week: 3462

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
  • May 16

    Boat Tour Safety Regulations in Focus following latest Airboat Tragedy

    Boat Tour Safety Regulations in Focus following latest Airboat Tragedy
    Boating season is upon us, kicked off during Memorial Day weekend only days away.  During the last weekend of Spring, South Florida will once again become the boating capital of the world for many weeks to come, and each year around this…
  • Apr 13

    92% of drivers use their phone means 100% of the public is at risk

    92% of drivers use their phone means 100% of the public is at risk
    A new study revealed that 92% of motorists use their phone while operating their vehicle.  That reality must sink in.  Whether you are in traffic, stopped at a red light, making 60mph on the highway, a pedestrian walking across an…
  • Mar 6

    Cases from other places and from our good friends here in Florida

    Cases from other places and from our good friends here in Florida
    Steady growth and continued client satisfaction marks the 40th anniversary of Leesfield Scolaro, P.A., as our statewide practice expands.  This year, trial lawyers Mason Kerns and Adam T. Rose joined the Leesfield Scolaro team. The firm…
Rank this Week: 873

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Covers estate planning, real property acquisition, personal injury, will disputes, commercial litigation, business and corporate law, and institutional lending.

http://gouldcooksey.com/blog/
  • May 15

    You May Be Entitled To Independent Legal Counsel of Your Choice Paid For By Insurance

    You May Be Entitled To Independent Legal Counsel of Your Choice Paid For By Insurance
    For businesses in Florida, the cost of commercial general liability (“CGL”) insurance can be overwhelmingly expensive, but it is a necessity for financial protection.  After it is purchased, a business will generally feel…
  • Nov 23

    DOL’S Expanded Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Judge

    DOL’S Expanded Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Judge
    In May 2016, we wrote about the United States Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) newly approved Final Rule expanding overtime coverage to an additional 4.2 million employees. In general, the Final Rule substantially increased the…
  • Sep 9

    David Carter recognized in 2016 edition of “Florida Trends” Florida Legal Elite

    David Carter recognized in 2016 edition of “Florida Trends” Florida Legal Elite
    Posted on TCPalm.com on September 7, 2016. David Carter, Gould Cooksey Fennell, Vero Beach was recently recognized in the 2016 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite. The list of 1,144 honorees, published in the July issue of…
Rank this Week: 2336

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • May 15

    Michigan Retroactive Tax Legislation – Is it Legal?

    Michigan Retroactive Tax Legislation – Is it Legal?
    The United States Constitution expressly forbids ex post facto laws with respect to both the federal and state governments.[i] An ex post facto law is one that retroactively changes the legal status and consequences of a particular action.…
  • May 11

    Worker Classification Case – A small WIN for Employers (Service Recipients)

    Worker Classification Case – A small WIN for Employers (Service Recipients)
    What is a worker classification issue?  When the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) believes that a taxpayer (i.e. employer or service recipient) is improperly treating workers as independent contractors instead of employees it…
  • May 11

    Worker Classification Case – A small WIN for Employers (Service Recipients)

    Worker Classification Case – A small WIN for Employers (Service Recipients)
    What is a worker classification issue?  When the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) believes that a taxpayer (i.e. employer or service recipient) is improperly treating workers as independent contractors instead of employees it…
Rank this Week: 2835

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/
  • May 15

    Drunk Driver Hits 5 Students At Florida School Bus Stop – 1 Killed

    Drunk Driver Hits 5 Students At Florida School Bus Stop – 1 Killed
    A suspected drunken driver hit five middle school students as they walked home from the bus stop last month. One student later died of his injuries. A witness at the scene pointed out the car that had allegedly just crashed into the children.…
  • May 9

    ‘Bachelor’ Chris Soules Asks Court to Drop Charges Related to Deadly Crash

    ‘Bachelor’ Chris Soules Asks Court to Drop Charges Related to Deadly Crash
    Chris Soules is asking an Iowa district court to drop charges related to his leaving the scene of a deadly April 24 crash with a tractor, saying he did everything he was supposed to do under the law. The former ‘Bachelor’ star…
  • May 2

    Ruling: Court Fees and Restitution Should be Returned when Criminal Convictions are Overturned

    Ruling: Court Fees and Restitution Should be Returned when Criminal Convictions are Overturned
    When a criminal conviction is invalidated on appeal, the state is obligated to refund fees, court costs and restitution paid by the defendant, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last month. In Nelson V. Colorado, a violation of due process rights…
Rank this Week: 4356

Orlando Criminal Lawyer Blog

Orlando Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Adams & Luka.

http://www.orlandocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 15

    Will Florida’s New Medical Marijuana Law Allow a Person to Possess Marijuana If They Are Sick?

    Will Florida’s New Medical Marijuana Law Allow a Person to Possess Marijuana If They Are Sick?
    Voters in Florida recently passed an amendment to the Florida Constitution, known as the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, legalizing medical marijuana within the state. Medical marijuana is no different in substance from…
  • Apr 30

    Should I Let Police Search My Phone or Computer If Under Investigation for Cyberstalking?

    Should I Let Police Search My Phone or Computer If Under Investigation for Cyberstalking?
    No! No! No! The police may say to you if you let us just look atyour phone and download some information we will let you go. This is a lie – they want to gather evidence against you to arrest you. The police can lie to you to get…
  • Mar 27

    Why Video Voyeurism is on the Rise

    Why Video Voyeurism is on the Rise
    From 2004-2009 there were only two convictions for video voyeurism in Orange County, Florida; by 2014 the number raised to 10.  Increased use of smartphones with photo and video capabilities as well as the commercial availability of…
Rank this Week: 1361

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

Covers the many flavors of appellate issues and law. By Dorothy Easley.

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 538

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
  • May 12

    The In-Law

    The In-Law
    When drafting up wills and trusts, I sometimes have a client tell me that they want to split their estate into shares for each of their children, but they don't want the estate to benefit their daughter-in-law or to their son-in-law in the…
  • May 4

    Setting Expectation

    Setting Expectation
    Like many of you, over the past few weeks we entertained guests from northern locales looking for sun, beaches and good weather. While we enjoy having friends and family in our guest room, it’s also a very busy time of year for me and…
  • May 4

    Setting Expectation

    Setting Expectation
    Like many of you, over the past few weeks we entertained guests from northern locales looking for sun, beaches and good weather. While we enjoy having friends and family in our guest room, it’s also a very busy time of year for me and…
Rank this Week: 102

Massage Therapy Law Blog

Massage Therapy Law Blog

By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://massagelawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3608

Southwest Florida Employment Law…

Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.swflemploymentlawblog.com/
  • May 10

    HR Law & Solutions Seminar: Here’s to 25 Years!

    HR Law & Solutions Seminar: Here’s to 25 Years!
    Can you believe it’s been two months since we hosted the 25th Anniversary HR Law & Solutions seminar? Where does the time go?! Thank you so much to the nearly 400 people who attended – it was a record-breaking day! As usual,…
  • Apr 18

    Update on Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Case

    Update on Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Case
    Guest post by Michael McCabe, Esquire It has now been almost one year since the Florida Supreme Court, in Castellanos v. Next Door Co., held that statutory fee limitations on what an injured worker’s attorney could be paid were…
  • Jan 23

    Registration is Open – 25th Annual HR Law & Solutions – March 10, 2017

    Registration is Open – 25th Annual HR Law & Solutions – March 10, 2017
    Make plans now to attend the biggest employment law conference in Southwest Florida, HR Law & Solutions, now in its 25th year! Henderson Franklin’s Employment Law and Workers’ Compensation attorneys will return to Sanibel…
Rank this Week: 3114

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • May 10

    Motorcyclist Killed in Citrus County Crash

    Motorcyclist Killed in Citrus County Crash
    A 63-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a vehicle wreck Saturday night in Citrus County. The crash occurred around 10:30 p.m. at N Citrus Avenue and W Emerald Oaks Boulevard. Troopers believe another man driving a GMC Terrain was traveling…
  • May 3

    Citrus County Motorcyclists: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

    Citrus County Motorcyclists: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
    May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and this is a great time for all drivers to be reminded of safe driving practices on the roadway. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcycle deaths occur 27 times more…
  • Apr 27

    Florida Named Second Worst State For Distracted Driving

    Florida Named Second Worst State For Distracted Driving
    Florida ranks second only to Louisiana for distracted driving, according to a study.   Drivers were scored on data gathered through the EverDrive motion-sensing app. It measured speeding, sudden acceleration, aggressive turning, hard…
Rank this Week: 3521

Florida Workers' Compensation Law…

Florida Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Christopher J. Smith. Covers issues relevant to injured workers in Florida and new case law updates.

https://cjsmithlaw.com/blog/
  • May 7

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The Two-Part Inquiry

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The Two-Part Inquiry
    Fraud in Workers’ Compensation cases can come in many forms: A misrepresentation about how the injury occurred (on vs off the job), or a person working “off the books” and The post Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The…
  • Apr 8

    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage

    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage
    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage There are many volunteer opportunities that are very physical in nature. From building houses to delivering meals, people often give their time and physical efforts The post…
  • Feb 21

    Fall from an Unknown Cause; Compensable or Not?

    Fall from an Unknown Cause; Compensable or Not?
    Imagine two identical situations where two workers are each walking,  fall, and sustain an injury. Let’s call these two individuals worker A and worker B. Each worker suffered the fall The post Fall from an Unknown Cause;…
Rank this Week: 931

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • May 5

    Dismissal of Cavalry Debt Collection Lawsuit

    Dismissal of Cavalry Debt Collection Lawsuit
    Our client was a defendant in a lawsuit filed against them by the law firm of Hayt, Hayt & Landau, P.L.  Attorney Dana M. Stern was the lead attorney who represented Cavalry SPV l, LLC, as Assignee of Citibank, N. A.  We were…
  • May 3

    Car Dealer Settles Auto Fraud Claim

    Car Dealer Settles Auto Fraud Claim
    Shortly after purchasing a used car, our client experienced several significant problems with it.  Despite our client’s attempts to resolve this with the dealer, the car was repossessed, and our client did not receive a refund of…
  • May 2

    Taras Rudnitsky Appointed to Consumer Protection Law Committee

    Taras Rudnitsky Appointed to Consumer Protection Law Committee
    We are proud to announce that the Florida Bar has appointed Taras Rudnitsky to serve on its Consumer Protection Law Committee.  The mission of the committee is to educate consumers and others about Florida’s consumer protection…
Rank this Week: 84

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • May 3

    Former Bachelor Star Chris Soules Charged With Leaving the Scene of a Crash With Death

    Former Bachelor Star Chris Soules Charged With Leaving the Scene of a Crash With Death
    Former star of reality tv show “The Bachelor” was arrested in his native Iowa last week and charged with leaving the scene of an accident with death after he is alleged to have rear ended a tractor driven by Kenny Mosher and…
  • May 3

    Petit Theft and its Collateral Consequences…

    Petit Theft and its Collateral Consequences…
    It was only $23 worth of merchandise. The very charge has the word “petit” in it. Why is this a big deal? The State as offered an adjudication of guilt and nominal court costs, shouldn’t I just accept that and walk away? Not…
  • May 3

    Petit Theft and its Collateral Consequences…

    Petit Theft and its Collateral Consequences…
    It was only $23 worth of merchandise. The very charge has the word “petit” in it. Why is this a big deal? The State as offered an adjudication of guilt and nominal court costs, shouldn’t I just accept that and walk away? Not…
Rank this Week: 3668

Against Bill Collectors

Against Bill Collectors

Covers illegal bill collection or debt collection. By Saxon, Gilmore, Carraway & Gibbons, P.A.

http://againstbillcollectors.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Ohio Law Firm Sued for Deceptive Debt Collection Practice

    Ohio Law Firm Sued for Deceptive Debt Collection Practice
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) is suing an Ohio law firm. The suit claims that Weltman, Weinber & Reis made collection calls and sent collection letters to millions of consumers stating that attorneys were…
  • Jan 5

    Payday Lender Fined for Deceptive Ads and Collection Letter

    Payday Lender Fined for Deceptive Ads and Collection Letter
    Moneytree, a payday lender, has been fined for deceptive advertising and collection letters.   Moneytree is alleged to have misled consumers with its online ads regarding charges to cash income tax-refund checks.  Some of the…
  • Apr 29

    NJ Law Firm Fined for Abusive Debt Collection Practice

    NJ Law Firm Fined for Abusive Debt Collection Practice
    The law firm of Pressler & Pressler of Parisppany, New Jersey has been fined $1 million for filing debt collection lawsuits without thoroughly investigating the evidence.  Many of the cases were based on flimsy or non-existent…
Rank this Week: 4101

US Criminal Law Blog

US Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.uscriminallawblog.com/
  • May 2

    Bill to Seal Florida Criminal Records of People Found Not Guilty Goes to Governor

    Bill to Seal Florida Criminal Records of People Found Not Guilty Goes to Governor
    Florida lawmakers decided in favor of a measure that would wipe clean criminal records of those who are arrested, but later found “not guilty.” That would include some high-profile individuals such as Casey Anthony and George…
  • Apr 4

    Miami Health Care Fraud Charges Filed Against Puerto Rico Physician

    Miami Health Care Fraud Charges Filed Against Puerto Rico Physician
    A doctor licensed in Puerto Rico practicing medicine in Miami was recently arrested on 16 federal charges related to an alleged $20 million health care fraud scheme that reportedly involved claims to Medicaid and Medicare that were…
  • Mar 5

    White House: Expect Tougher Marijuana Enforcement

    White House: Expect Tougher Marijuana Enforcement
    It seemed after years of incessant and arbitrary crackdowns by federal agents on marijuana operations in legal purgatory by way of incongruous state and federal laws, there was finally a reprieve with the “Cole memo.”  In…
Rank this Week: 1296

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers boating safety and laws. By Dwayne Clark and Kristen Watson.

http://lawboat.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1708

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Apr 28

    SHOULD FLORIDA ELIMINATE PIP (NO FAULT) INSURANCE?

    SHOULD FLORIDA ELIMINATE PIP (NO FAULT) INSURANCE?
    The Florida Legislature has taken a step towards scrapping a decades old law that supports the no-fault insurance system in the state and legislation to reform it is pending. The state Senate is also considering its own version of the...
  • Feb 14

    LOT'S OF QUESTIONS

    LOT'S OF QUESTIONS
    These are actual questions that people have asked in the past year related to auto accidents and injuries. If you have been asking any of these questions, you may find answers by consulting a law firm that handles personal injury...
  • Feb 14

    I BET YOU DIDN'T NOTICE

    I BET YOU DIDN'T NOTICE
    In law there are many different meanings to the word notice. Notice can make or break a legal case, and can have significant impacts on your legal rights. It is important to understand the different types of notice. Here are...
Rank this Week: 3598

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Attorney Fees, Divorce

    Attorney Fees, Divorce
    As a Jacksonville divorce attorney, I understand that attorney fees in divorce cases is an issue that comes up in every case. Whether each person will pay his or her own attorney fees, or whether the other side will be forced to contribute…
  • Apr 13

    Child Support Contempt

    Child Support Contempt
    Child Support Contempt is a common issue with Jacksonville Family law and divorce cases. When it comes to child support, often child support contempt motions are part of the norm.  As a Jacksonville child support attorney and family…
  • Feb 23

    Child Support, Gross Income Matter

    Child Support, Gross Income Matter
    Money and finances in divorce and related cases are rarely, if ever, at the very top of a judge’s list of important issues, but child support calculations are important.   For the most part, calculating child support is a…
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Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Apr 25

    Adoption Series Part Six: When does a trust beneficiary have legal standing to challenge an adoption?

    Adoption Series Part Six: When does a trust beneficiary have legal standing to challenge an adoption?
    For some reason, Florida has had more than its fair share of interesting adoption questions. Remember the man that tried to adopt his girlfriend!  (Adoption Series Part 2, June 13, 2014.  Other prior blogs on adoption include: …
  • Apr 4

    Education, Education, Education

    Education, Education, Education
    There is a new book out titled: The Death of Expertise.  The subtitle is “The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters”.  The book deals primarily with politics and reviewers have labeled it…
  • Mar 10

    Movies About Estate Planning: Oscars Edition

    Movies About Estate Planning: Oscars Edition
    Manchester by the Sea Casey Affleck recently won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as a janitor/handyman who becomes the guardian of his teenage nephew, after the boy’s father dies.  This general plot line is…
Rank this Week: 4266

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Adoption Series Part Six: When does a trust beneficiary have legal standing to challenge an adoption?

    Adoption Series Part Six: When does a trust beneficiary have legal standing to challenge an adoption?
    For some reason, Florida has had more than its fair share of interesting adoption questions. Remember the man that tried to adopt his girlfriend!  (Adoption Series Part 2, June 13, 2014.  Other prior blogs on adoption include: …
  • Apr 4

    Education, Education, Education

    Education, Education, Education
    There is a new book out titled: The Death of Expertise.  The subtitle is “The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters”.  The book deals primarily with politics and reviewers have labeled it…
  • Mar 10

    Movies About Estate Planning: Oscars Edition

    Movies About Estate Planning: Oscars Edition
    Manchester by the Sea Casey Affleck recently won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as a janitor/handyman who becomes the guardian of his teenage nephew, after the boy’s father dies.  This general plot line is…
Rank this Week: 3004

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

Covers voir dire, cause challenges, juror concealment, non-verbal behavior, and peremptory challenges. By Robert W. Kelley.

http://www.juryblog.com
  • Apr 24

    Florida Supreme Court Revises Standard Juror Questionnaire

    Florida Supreme Court Revises Standard Juror Questionnaire
    Earlier this year the Florida Supreme Court approved changes to the standard Juror Questionnaire, Form 1.983. There are currently only two standard juror questionnaires approved for use in civil trials by the Florida Supreme Court –…
  • Nov 29

    Court Lifts Limits on Alternate Jurors in Civil Trial

    Court Lifts Limits on Alternate Jurors in Civil Trial
    The Florida Rules of Civil Procedure have been amended by the Florida Supreme Court to remove the limit on the number of alternate jurors in civil trials. Effective January 1, 2017, Rule 1.431 has been amended to read “The court may…
  • Oct 31

    Juror’s Mid-Trial Tweets Not Enough for New Trial

    Juror’s Mid-Trial Tweets Not Enough for New Trial
    This month, in a case of first impression in Florida, the Fourth District Court of Appeal held that statements posted by a juror on social media during trial were insufficiently prejudicial to require a new trial. The juror posted a series of…
Rank this Week: 782

Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

http://www.maritimeinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4779

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

By Matthew Sarelson & John Leighton.

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

    Cruise Ship Drownings Give Way to Lifeguards…Finally

    Cruise Ship Drownings Give Way to Lifeguards…Finally
    Cruise Lines Finally Start Using Lifeguards…After Many Deaths and Injuries Cruise ships have seen many drownings and near-drownings of children in recent years. Virtually none of the major cruise lines would place lifeguards on their…
  • Apr 21

    Cruise Ship Drownings Give Way to Lifeguards…Finally

    Cruise Ship Drownings Give Way to Lifeguards…Finally
    Cruise Lines Finally Start Using Lifeguards…After Many Deaths and Injuries Cruise ships have seen many drownings and near-drownings of children in recent years. Virtually none of the major cruise lines would place lifeguards on their…
  • Oct 25

    “Deathworld”: Theme Park Deaths at Dreamworld Highlight Hazards of Amusement Ride

    “Deathworld”: Theme Park Deaths at Dreamworld Highlight Hazards of Amusement Ride
    4 Die In Theme Park Tragedy October 25, 2016 In yet another tragic theme park mishap, Australia’s “Dreamworld” experienced a death toll this week that rivaled Mosul. Four people were killed aboard the park’s Thunder…
Rank this Week: 4838

Florida Law and the Criminal…

Florida Law and the Criminal Justice System

Covers Florida and federal criminal law topics. By Richard Hornsby.

http://blog.richardhornsby.com
  • Apr 19

    By What Authority: Reassigning State Attorney Ayala’s Case

    By What Authority: Reassigning State Attorney Ayala’s Case
    On March 16, 2017, Florida’s Ninth Judicial Circuit State Attorney Aramis Ayala announced she would not seek the death penalty against Markeith Loyd, a man caught on camera executing a helpless police officer. In the process, she also…
  • Jul 7

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem
    To many people, there is no middle ground: George Zimmerman will either be convicted of Second Degree Murder or he will be found Not Guilty. But the reality is much more complex, because the jury will have a number of Lesser Included Offenses…
  • Jul 7

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem
    To many people, there is no middle ground: George Zimmerman will either be convicted of Second Degree Murder or he will be found Not Guilty. But the reality is much more complex, because the jury will have a number of Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 4911

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

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

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Apr 19

    Floriduh May not allow Smoking Medical Marijuana - Despite Constitutional Amendment

    Floriduh May not allow Smoking Medical Marijuana - Despite Constitutional Amendment
    Florida Medical Marijuana Law Update#Floriduh may not allow smoking #medicalmarijuana #cannabislaws despite #constitutional…
  • Mar 7

    Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing Ordinance - Complete Text

    Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing Ordinance - Complete Text
    Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing OrdinanceHow to Find a Complete Copy of the Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing Ordinance?The Hillsborough County Commission just adopted the Ordinance needed for dispensaries to go…
  • Feb 17

    Driving Under the Influence Checkpoint

    Driving Under the Influence Checkpoint
    DUI checkpoint on Friday, February 17 to Saturday, February 18.  Officers will be stationed near the 7200 block of Adamo Drive  from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.   Fighting for you or a friend. Law Office of W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary…
Rank this Week: 302

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Apr 14

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance
    The goal for the attorney in a DUI case involving a breath test reading over .08 is getting the breath test result thrown out of evidence. In order to get the breath test results thrown out, the DUI defense attorney can file a motion to…
  • Apr 6

    Statistics on Administrative Suspensions in 2015

    Statistics on Administrative Suspensions in 2015
    Recent statistics from the Bureau of Administrative Review Officers shows that for all of the administrative suspensions invalidated in 2015, the hearing officers gave the following reasons listed in descending order by percentage: No .02…
  • Aug 13

    Electronic Warrants in Hillsborough County, Florida

    Electronic Warrants in Hillsborough County, Florida
    The United States Supreme Court in Missouri v. McNeely, 569 U. S. ___ (2013), acknowledged that exigent circumstances would rarely exist for DUI-related forced blood draws because of the technological “advances in the last 47 years…
Rank this Week: 4109

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4786

My Law License

My Law License

Covers the Florida bar admission and grievance process. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Raquel Ruano, Massachusetts Best (Worst Marketing) Attorney

    Raquel Ruano, Massachusetts Best (Worst Marketing) Attorney
    This crap is still going on. Lawyers hiring marketers, not paying attention to the unethical and cheesy ways they try to game Google for their lawyer-clients, and I'm done reaching out to these idiot lawyers to ask them to ask their marketers…
  • Apr 11

    United Airlines Conduct Was "Totally Legal"

    United Airlines Conduct Was "Totally Legal"
    When you saw the video of that guy being dragged off the United Airlines flight, I trust your first thought was "man, that's terrible."My first thought was "man, someone is going to defend that."And so it developed, like every other video on…
  • Jan 17

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison
    In my estimation, there are five things that are icing on the cake for any lawyer who practices criminal defense. 1. An acquittal in a death penalty case; 2. A reversal of a death sentence on appeal; 3. An invitation to argue before the…
Rank this Week: 959

Pobjecky & Pobjecky Blog

Pobjecky & Pobjecky Blog

Information on immigration for individuals and businesses.

http://pobjeckylaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    Visas for Teacher

    Visas for Teacher
    VISAS FOR TEACHERS Spring flowers are being replaced with April showers, and the children are restless.  As summer nears, many public schools will need to replenish their workforce.  With a shortage of qualified teachers in many…
  • Mar 1

    Can You Pass the Citizenship Test?

    Can You Pass the Citizenship Test?
    For people eager to become citizens, there are plenty of legal hurdles to pass, but one of the final tests on the path to citizenship is a test of 10 questions known as the Civics Test. If you were actually taking the test, it is not in a…
  • Aug 24

    4 Immigration Scams to Be Aware Of

    4 Immigration Scams to Be Aware Of
    There are a number of common scams inflicted on innocent immigrants every year. One example occurred in Florida is when Josefa Siverio stole checks and money orders that hopeful applicants paid. The applications were ultimately denied when…
Rank this Week: 1640

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 10

    Boca Raton Woman Gets 4 Years for Wire Fraud

    Boca Raton Woman Gets 4 Years for Wire Fraud
    A Boca Raton woman was sentenced to four years and three months in prison for submitting fraudulent student loan applications online. According to investigators, the 31-year-old tricked nursing students at the Coral Ridge Training School into…
  • Mar 27

    Former Florida Rep. Charged with Wire Fraud

    Former Florida Rep. Charged with Wire Fraud
    A former Democratic state lawmaker is facing a federal indictment for allegedly using campaign funds to cover personal expenses. It was announced earlier this month that former state Rep. Dwayne Taylor, 49, of Daytona Beach has been charged…
  • Mar 14

    Norwegian Cruise Line Passenger Suffers Fall Injury

    Norwegian Cruise Line Passenger Suffers Fall Injury
    A woman alleges she was injured after falling between a lifeboat and a dock on a Norwegian Cruise Line ship. The woman filed a complaint on March 10 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida alleging negligence.…
Rank this Week: 1860

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Covers sexual assaults, injuries, passenger disappearances and wrongful death aboard cruise ships. By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.cruiseshiplawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 3

    Has your cruise become an amusement park to the detriment of safety?

    Has your cruise become an amusement park to the detriment of safety?
    In the last decade, the cruise experience alone does not work in the economically fierce competition for  cruise passengers which has forced all the major cruise lines to turn the travel cruise experience into an “amusement…
  • Sep 13

    Fatal Incident aboard the Harmony of Seas Royal Caribbean cruise ship – Crew Member Injurie

    Fatal Incident aboard the Harmony of Seas Royal Caribbean cruise ship – Crew Member Injurie
    Frédéric Speich for La Provence French reporters of La Provence have confirmed that an incident occurred aboard the Harmony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship owned by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.  The ship…
  • Jul 22

    The Maritime Limitation Action – When you cannot avoid it, Postpone it!

    The Maritime Limitation Action – When you cannot avoid it, Postpone it!
    In the mid-nineteenth century, Congress passed the “Limitation Act” to induce capitalists to invest money in the maritime and shipping industries.  The Act achieves this purpose by exempting allegedly innocent vessel owners…
Rank this Week: 3889

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

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

http://criminal-defense-attorney-tampa.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4108

Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Wolfson Law Firm.

http://www.miamipersonalinjuryattorneyblog.net/
  • Mar 29

    Why People Hire Lawyers After Car Accident

    Why People Hire Lawyers After Car Accident
    While you enjoy the insurance company commercials on television, you should also keep in mind that insurance companies do more than just advertise. They invest significant amounts of money in studying you and your behavior, actions and…
  • Feb 10

    Accident with UberEATS Driver – Now What Do You Do?

    Accident with UberEATS Driver – Now What Do You Do?
    UberEATS is everywhere in South Florida now. There was a recent announcement that UberEATS will even deliver food from McDonalds. But what happens if you have an accident with an UberEATS driver? Will Uber insurance cover the UberEATS driver?…
  • Feb 10

    Accident with UberEATS Driver – Now What Do You Do?

    Accident with UberEATS Driver – Now What Do You Do?
    UberEATS is everywhere in South Florida now. There was a recent announcement that UberEATS will even deliver food from McDonalds. But what happens if you have an accident with an UberEATS driver? Will Uber insurance cover the UberEATS driver?…
Rank this Week: 1132

Trial and Appeals Blog

Trial and Appeals Blog

Covers law and society. By Thomas Wade Young.

http://www.twylaw.com/blog
  • Mar 22

    Constitution Revision Commission Begins Public Hearing

    Constitution Revision Commission Begins Public Hearing
    I cannot overemphasize the significance and power of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission. It can initiate fundamental restructuring of state government and, in the process, deal far-reaching setbacks to the integrity of the judicial…
  • Mar 3

    Conflict Over Stays and Bond Amounts Under Rule 9.310

    Conflict Over Stays and Bond Amounts Under Rule 9.310
    Silver Beach Towers Property Owners Association, Inc. v. Silver Beach Investments of Destin, L.C., No. 1D16-4555, 42 Fla. L. Weekly D442c (Fla 1st DCA February 21, 2017) involved a judgment awarding $1,827,372.18 plus…
  • Feb 25

    Tom Quoted as a “Pro Bono Pro”

    Tom Quoted as a “Pro Bono Pro”
    The March 2017 of The Florida Bar Journal features several stories about the significant pro bono work lawyers do. Read about Tom’s pro bono contributions in The Pro Bono Pros: And How You Can Become…
Rank this Week: 4993