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Broward DUI Lawyer Blog

Broward DUI Lawyer Blog

By the Law Offices of Carlos A. Canet.

http://www.broward-dui-lawyer.com/
  • Jan 10

    Resisting Arrest a Common Co-Charge to DUI in Florida

    Resisting Arrest a Common Co-Charge to DUI in Florida
    An 18-year-old is facing numerous DUI-related charges following a crash in South Florida that involved four vehicles and left seven people injured. According to news reports, authorities are alleging that the teen was drunk when he drove…
  • Jan 8

    First-Time Palm Beach DUI Offenders Reject Ignition Interlock Option

    First-Time Palm Beach DUI Offenders Reject Ignition Interlock Option
    During the height of anti-DUI enforcement actions over the holidays, many people gained the unfortunate title of first-time DUI offender in Palm Beach County. Prosecutors are taking the opportunity to promote a program they began offering…
  • Jan 5

    Vermont v. Wainwright: Prior DUI Chemical Test Refusal

    Vermont v. Wainwright: Prior DUI Chemical Test Refusal
    In a case that could influence how judges handle DUI penalties in Florida, the high court in Vermont recently ruled that a prior conviction on a DUI charge can serve the dual purpose of criminalizing a blood test refusal and enhancing…
Rank this Week: 1918

The Edelstein Firm Blog

The Edelstein Firm Blog

Features opinion and commentary on the practice of criminal defense. By David Edelstein.

http://www.miami-criminal-lawyer.net/blog/
  • Dec 7

    Highlighted Service Provider on Thumbtack.com

    Highlighted Service Provider on Thumbtack.com
    Our firm is proud to be a highlighted service provider on Thumbtack.com Thumbtack.com is a revolutionary service that leverages technology to empower consumers and service providers while providing a more efficient marketplace. You can check…
  • Nov 25

    Help Identify This Suspect Who Shot and Killed a 10 YO Boy

    Help Identify This Suspect Who Shot and Killed a 10 YO Boy
  • Nov 22

    The Paradox of Our Criminal Justice System

    The Paradox of Our Criminal Justice System
    Yes, innocent people do get convicted. Granted, the segment of the population that has the most contact with the criminal justice system is the criminal element.  And the truth is that most people who are convicted are in fact guilty.…
Rank this Week: 2053

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Covers asbestos litigation, claims and exposure. By Reyes, O'Shea & Coloca, P.A.

http://www.mesothelioma-lawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 10

    Georgia Pacific Finances Articles Meant To Cast Doubt On The Toxic Effects Of Chrysotile Asbesto

    Georgia Pacific Finances Articles Meant To Cast Doubt On The Toxic Effects Of Chrysotile Asbesto
    Georgia-Pacific LLC was founded in 1927 as the Georgia Hardwood Lumber Company. Now, after years of expanding and acquisitions, Georgia Pacific is one of the world's leading manufacturers and distributors of tissue, pulp, paper, toilet and…
  • Sep 20

    Product Liability -When Can You Seek Emotional Distress Damages?

    Product Liability -When Can You Seek Emotional Distress Damages?
    Product Liability, as defined by Black's Law Dictionary is: ... the legal liability of manufacturers and sellers to compensate buyers, users, and even bystanders, for damages or injuries suffered because of defects in goods purchased. …
  • Aug 29

    Labor Day: Take A Moment to Remember the Laborers Unknowing Exposed to Asbestos.

    Labor Day: Take A Moment to Remember the Laborers Unknowing Exposed to Asbestos.
    According to Wikipedia, Labor Day is:A United States federal holiday observed on the first Monday in September, that celebrates the economic and social contributions of workers. It was first nationally recognized in 1894 to placate unionists…
Rank this Week: 2009

The Legal Rap

The Legal Rap

Covers Florida criminal law and criminal record expungements. By Eric Dirga.

http://ejdirga.wordpress.com
  • Oct 7

    Updates From Circuit Appeals, October 2013

    Updates From Circuit Appeals, October 2013
    More hilarity from the courts… Thompson v. DHSMV, 20 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 837 (4th Jud. Cir., Aug. 31, 2012) In this case, the court granted the Writ of Certiorari starting that “the hearing officer failed to follow the essential…
  • Aug 27

    A Quick Break Down of the New Red Light Camera Law

    A Quick Break Down of the New Red Light Camera Law
      People are a little confused…   …about the new red light camera law that went into effect on July 1, 2013. I will try to break it down so that it is understandable.   After July 1, 2013, if … Continue…
  • Jul 15

    Pedro Gil v. The State of Florida

    Pedro Gil v. The State of Florida
    In 2011, Pedro Gil was issued a citation Driving With A Suspended License. He went to court and pled guilty to the charge on the citation. He was adjudicated guilty and fined. Pedro thought he had done the responsible thing … Continue…
Rank this Week: 2007

FDCPA - Fair Debt Collection…

FDCPA - Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Covers the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, state consumer collection laws, and the debt collection industry. By Donald E. Petersen.

http://www.fdcpa.me/
  • Sep 21

    Consumers Can Stop Robo-Calls To Their Cell Phone

    Consumers Can Stop Robo-Calls To Their Cell Phone
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (the “Circuit Court”) recently decided Gager v. Dell Financial Services, LLC, addressing whether cell phone subscribers can withdraw their “express consent” for…
  • Sep 11

    [NOT-MY-DEBT] GC Services Repeatedly Calls Me Asking For My Mother, Daughter Allege

    [NOT-MY-DEBT] GC Services Repeatedly Calls Me Asking For My Mother, Daughter Allege
    GC Services was sued by a daughter who alleges that GC Services violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) by placing calls to her on a daily basis for nearly three months. According to the Fair Debt lawsuit, GC…
  • May 28

    Consumers Should Not Discuss Their Debts On The Internet

    Consumers Should Not Discuss Their Debts On The Internet
    An Arkansas consumer (the “Plaintiff”) recently defeated the Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss his FDCPA lawsuit and to enter a “Civility Order” prohibiting the Plaintiff from making further comments on two internet…
Rank this Week: 1872

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax controversy, tax planning, IRS voluntary disclosure, and tax evasion. By A. Antonio Tomas, P.A.

http://www.floridataxlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Taxes for Expats Increasingly Complicated

    Taxes for Expats Increasingly Complicated
    It used to be that living overseas - and all the financial and tax implications that come with it - was an acumen that belonged primarily to the super rich. However, our Miami tax lawyers know that is no longer the case, as unemployment here…
  • Jun 15

    Tax Fraud Cases in South Florida Numerous This Year

    Tax Fraud Cases in South Florida Numerous This Year
    Florida tax fraud prosecutions this year have been numerous - and they run the gamut. One involved a former corrections officer, another a hospital worker, another an exotic dancer and yet another a former mayor. Our Miami tax fraud defense…
  • May 24

    Miami IRS Audit Lawyers Talk Tea Party Scandal

    Miami IRS Audit Lawyers Talk Tea Party Scandal
    The IRS-Tea Party scandal has rocked Washington, with news that the government tax authority improperly targeted the conservative group for political reasons. Our Miami IRS audit defense lawyers know the reason this controversy has been so…
Rank this Week: 1867

Florida Commercial News

Florida Commercial News

Covers Florida real estate, construction, finance and land development. By Eckstein Schechter Law.

http://www.floridacommercialnews.com/
Rank this Week: 2011

Abstract Appeal

Abstract Appeal

Covers Florida Law and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. By Matt Conigliaro.

http://www.abstractappeal.com/
  • Aug 12

    Health Care Litigation: The Eleventh Circuit Agrees The Mandate Is Unconstitutional

    Health Care Litigation: The Eleventh Circuit Agrees The Mandate Is Unconstitutional
    This decision will attract a great deal of attention. It should. Today, the Eleventh Circuit held that the individual insurance mandate contained in the massive 2010 health care legislation violates the federal constitution because Congress…
  • Jul 8

    People Say I’m Lazy…

    People Say I’m Lazy…
    Dreaming my life away. Well they give me all kinds of advice… You know the rest. Lennon had been spending time raising a family in New York. My story is a little different.
  • Feb 21

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory
    This decision from the Fourth District examined section 768.135, the title of which references immunity for volunteer sports team physicians.
Rank this Week: 2029

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 18

    National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    April is National Highway Safety Administration’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This year’s sponsor is FocusDriven. FocusDriven is a place for victims and their families to come together to honor those who have been…
  • Apr 11

    GM Under Fire for Delayed Recall

    GM Under Fire for Delayed Recall
    Unfortunately in our country delayed recalls or forced recalls is not a new concept. Auto accidents happen every day where drivers and passengers are needlessly injured or killed. In addition to this, some auto manufactures knowingly endanger…
  • Apr 4

    Florida Supreme Court Ruling on Medical Malpractice Cap

    Florida Supreme Court Ruling on Medical Malpractice Cap
    The Florida Supreme Court recently reversed a 2003 law limiting damages in wrongful death medical malpractice lawsuits. Florida has now joined Georgia, Illinois and other states in finding caps on damages in medical malpractice cases to be…
Rank this Week: 2333

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers real estate law, commercial leasing and real estate development. By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2252

Trial and Appeals Blog

Trial and Appeals Blog

Covers law and society. By Thomas Wade Young.

http://www.twylaw.com/blog
  • Apr 17

    Florida Civil Rights Act Bans Pregnancy Discrimination

    Florida Civil Rights Act Bans Pregnancy Discrimination
    The notion that laws banning sex discrimination also ban pregnancy discrimination seems obvious to many. Others, however, note that gender and pregnancy are not the same thing and, therefore, that language prohibiting gender discrimination…
  • Mar 6

    Incivility Yields Two Year Suspension

    Incivility Yields Two Year Suspension
    THIS article for the Ethics and Professionalism Committee of the ABA’s Section of Litigation uses recent decisions by the Supreme Court of Florida to illustrate how lapses in professionalism — which were once thought to be…
  • Mar 6

    Florida Supreme Court Punts to Legislature

    Florida Supreme Court Punts to Legislature
    Today, the Supreme Court of Florida unanimously ruled that applicants seeking admission to The Florida Bar must “demonstrate that they are legally present in the United States” and that unauthorized immigrants are ineligible for…
Rank this Week: 2117

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Palm Beach Bicycle Accident Attorneys Explore Psychology of Bicycle Rage

    Palm Beach Bicycle Accident Attorneys Explore Psychology of Bicycle Rage
    Not long ago, a video surfaced that quickly went viral. It depicted a motorcycle rider in Southern California plowing into a group of bicyclists along Mulholland Drive, sending the cyclists flying. As frightening as the video is, our Palm…
  • Apr 10

    Dorsey v. Reider - Florida Supreme Court Weighs Bar Fight Liability

    Dorsey v. Reider - Florida Supreme Court Weighs Bar Fight Liability
    On the surface, the issue of liability in a bar room brawl would seemingly be limited to those involved. However, the Florida Supreme Court in Dorsey v. Reider ruled that third parties can be held liable where the plaintiff can show those…
  • Apr 3

    Roe v. St. Louis University - Standard of Deliberate Indifference in Campus Sexual Assault

    Roe v. St. Louis University - Standard of Deliberate Indifference in Campus Sexual Assault
    Sexual assault on college campuses is a major problem, in Florida and nationwide. The U.S. Justice Department reports that in an average year, one out of every 20 female college students will suffer a sexual assault, with roughly 80 to 90…
Rank this Week: 2115

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

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

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

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

    Passengers Often Confused About Cruise Ship Slip and Fall Accident

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

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

    Shore Excursion Accidents – Not All Cruise Ship Injuries Happen on the Boat
    Did you know – not all cruise ship injuries happen on the boat. Many occur “off the boat” – on the shuttle boats (called tenders) that take you to shore, in the busy port loading and unloading areas or even on the…
Rank this Week: 2206

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

    BP Settlement Intended to Simplify Proof is Under Attack

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

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

    BP Wins Appeal to Modify (Reduce) Economic Loss Claims.
    Just as our Tampa Bay, Florida BP oil spill claims are heading toward the finish line, the rules are changing. We believe the new narrower guidelines will likely have a larger impact on our Florida based claims due to the increased distance…
Rank this Week: 2262

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

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

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

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

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

    April 2014 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

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

    Understanding Florida’s Commercial Real Estate Sales Commission Lien Act

    Understanding Florida’s Commercial Real Estate Sales Commission Lien Act
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Pursuant to Florida’s Commercial Real Estate Sales Commission Lien Act, a commercial broker has a lien upon the owner’s net proceeds from the sale of commercial real estate for any commission earned by…
Rank this Week: 2358

Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Florida Injury Attorney Blog

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

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

    Bicycle Accidents: When a Cyclist is Struck By a Car

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

    Fatal Car Accidents: General Motors Faulty Ignition Switche

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

    Car Seats: Simple Steps to Keep Children Safe.

    Car Seats: Simple Steps to Keep Children Safe.
    After helping thousands of families get back on their feet, our staff agrees that there is nothing worse than when one of the victims in an accident is a child. In many cases, the severity of the child's injuries was reduced by the correct…
Rank this Week: 2203

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvilleinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2321

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: 2160

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

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

    Homosassa Toddler Drowns in Lake

    Homosassa Toddler Drowns in Lake
    A Homosassa toddler drowned Sunday morning while he and his family were visiting friends in Dunnellon, according to deputies. The parents of the 19-month-old boy were visiting friends and staying in a trailer located on the property.…
  • Mar 31

    Inverness Woman Killed in Pedestrian Crash on U.S. 41

    Inverness Woman Killed in Pedestrian Crash on U.S. 41
    A 66-year-old Inverness woman was killed last week after trying to cross U.S. 41 near Mossy Oak Drive around 8 p.m. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the woman stepped into oncoming traffic and was struck by  Ford Ranger driven by…
  • Mar 18

    Inverness Teen Struck and Killed while Riding ATV at Night

    Inverness Teen Struck and Killed while Riding ATV at Night
    A 17-year-old Inverness teen riding an ATV an hour after sunset on March 10 was killed when he was hit from behind by a car on a county road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Troopers claim the teen was not wearing a helmet and did…
Rank this Week: 2214

Gallagher & Associates Law…

Gallagher & Associates Law Firm

Covers Florida foreclosure law.

http://gallagherlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2408

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: 2369

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: 2204

Black's Law

Black's Law

Roy Black blogs his thoughts, tells his stories and writes his blog to help him think and work out ideas.

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • Mar 17

    The Lament of Zachary Warren

    The Lament of Zachary Warren
    Zachary Warren was a master of the universe. At least the legal universe. At 29 a Stanford degree, a magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown Law School, a clerkship at the Sixth Circuit and a job at the Wall Street titan Dewey &…
  • Feb 17

    Cross Examination: The Sympathetic Yet Deadly Witne

    Cross Examination: The Sympathetic Yet Deadly Witne
    The challenge – how to cross examine, impeach or even just diminish the impact of sympathetic witnesses without losing your audience?
  • Jan 13

    Richard Sharpstein: A Tape Surface

    Richard Sharpstein: A Tape Surface
    In my post about Richard’s particular skill in presenting final arguments, I lamented there was no video tape of his courtroom performances. Fortunately I was partially wrong: Dore Louis, an excellent criminal defense lawyer and friend,…
Rank this Week: 2176

Florida IP

Florida IP

Covers intellectual property developments. By Woodrow Pollack.

http://floridaip.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 8

    An Indefinite Claim Term Yields An Indefinite Claim, Right?

    An Indefinite Claim Term Yields An Indefinite Claim, Right?
    Wrong.Every Penny Counts sued Wells Fargo Bank for infringement of U.S. Patent 8,025,217 directed to a method and system to create and distribute excess funds from consumer spending transactions.  Generally, the '217 patent describes a…
  • Nov 1

    Are a Principal's Tax Returns Relevant In a Vicarious Copyright and Trademark Case?

    Are a Principal's Tax Returns Relevant In a Vicarious Copyright and Trademark Case?
    Yes.  Coach sued a flea market and its owner for trademark, trade dress, and copyright infringement related to alleged sales of counterfeit Coach products.  Coach seeks statutory damages under both the Copyright Act and Lanham Act.…
  • Oct 7

    Court Won't "Rubber Stamp" Request for Injunction

    Court Won't "Rubber Stamp" Request for Injunction
    Broadcast Music, Inc. sued a bar (Evie's Tavern Ellenton) and its owner for copyright infringement.  The bar played a number of songs without license, and BMI sought to enforce its rights.  The bar defended by arguing that BMI…
Rank this Week: 2168

South Florida Estate Planning Law

South Florida Estate Planning Law

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

http://www.sofloridaestateplanning.com/
  • Jan 9

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

    Who gets paid if an Alleged Incapacitated Person dies before the hearing? Nobody?
    The Guardianship of Mary Klatthaar I’m sure there are some independently wealthy attorneys out there who take all of their cases pro bono. Most of us though are hard-working schlubs like everyone else who while we love what we do,…
  • Jun 3

    I’ve been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine

    I’ve been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine
    I’m pleased to announce that I’ve been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine in the area of Estate Planning & Probate. http://digital.superlawyers.com/superlawyers/flslrs13#pg101
  • May 1

    My Interview on the Shalom Show

    My Interview on the Shalom Show
    Below is my interview with the Shalom Show, a Jewish public affairs cable show that is on tv nationwide.        
Rank this Week: 2409

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Apple Law Firm PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    THE NEW YEARS RESOLUTION OF DIVORCE: INSTEAD OF RESOLVING TO SHED POUNDS, MANY COUPLES OPTING TO SHED THEIR SPOUSE

    THE NEW YEARS RESOLUTION OF DIVORCE: INSTEAD OF RESOLVING TO SHED POUNDS, MANY COUPLES OPTING TO SHED THEIR SPOUSE
    There are numerous reasons that spouses cite when filing for divorce. These reasons vary greatly. However no matter what the reason, in recent years a new trend has developed on when spouses actually file for divorce- and it is right after…
  • Nov 15

    Why Do Good People Cheat?

    Why Do Good People Cheat?
    Dan Marino, probably the greatest quarterback the NFL ever produced, and champion of autism awareness, cheated on his wife of 28 years and fathered a child with an attractive television personality. Always seen as a clean cut family man and…
  • Nov 13

    More Things to Never Say to Your Divorce Attorney

    More Things to Never Say to Your Divorce Attorney
    1. "I brought my 'friend' with me to the interview." You and I have an attorney client privilege. But once you bring in a third party, whether it's a friend, a lover or whoever, the benefit of the attorney client privilege is gone. …
Rank this Week: 2236

904 Divorce

904 Divorce

Provides Jacksonville divorce information and resources. By Steven A. Leitman.

http://www.904divorce.com
  • Dec 8

    Parenting Coordination

    Parenting Coordination
    The Ins and Outs of Parenting Coordination For separated, divorcing, or divorced parents in Florida, it is normal to experience conflict when deciding matters concerning their children. In the past, most of these matters had to be discussed…
  • Sep 15

    Jacksonville Collaborative Divorce

    Jacksonville Collaborative Divorce
    What is a Collaborative Divorce? Through collaborative divorce, spouses enter into an acceptable agreement through their attorneys without having to go through an adversarial court trial and costly proceedings. This alternative method of…
  • Nov 18

    What to expect at the uncontested divorce final hearing

    What to expect at the uncontested divorce final hearing
    Congratulations!  If you’re reading this, then chances are you worked your case out. I wanted to let you know what to expect at the final hearing. You should have received an email detailing the date, time, and place of the final…
Rank this Week: 2089

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Oct 14

    Spice--Illegal in Florida and under Federal Law

    Spice--Illegal in Florida and under Federal Law
    Spice, promoted as a synthetic marijuana, is illegal in Florida, Alabama and under Federal laws. It wasn't that long ago when this product was available in convenience stores and elsewhere. This product was also labeled "K2," "herbal…
  • Jun 13

    Can You Record Without Someone Knowing -- No, But Maybe?

    Can You Record Without Someone Knowing -- No, But Maybe?
    What used to be clear is no longer so. Chapter 934 of the Florida statutes prohibits "any person" from recording oral communications without consent and disclosing such recordings. Simply put, you could not record a conversation with…
  • Jun 5

    Law Enforcement's Taking of DNA samples upon arrrest

    Law Enforcement's Taking of DNA samples upon arrrest
    On June 3, 2013, the United States Supreme Court in Maryland v. King has ruled criminal suspects can be subjected to a police DNA test after arrest but before trial and conviction. The Supreme Court used a privacy-versus-public-safety policy…
Rank this Week: 2193

Contingency Business Litigation…

Contingency Business Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers foreclosure litigation, qui tam, insider trading and business lawsuits. By the Ferraro Law Firm.

http://www.contingencybusinesslitigationattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Florida Qui Tam Cases Often Arise From Improper Medical Billing

    Florida Qui Tam Cases Often Arise From Improper Medical Billing
    While a qui tam lawsuit in Florida can arise from a whistleblower exposing any type of false claim that defrauds the government, more and more frequently, we are seeing these claims predominantly arising from improper medical billing.…
  • Jun 17

    Florida Supreme Court Rules Unlicensed Contractors Operate at Own Risk

    Florida Supreme Court Rules Unlicensed Contractors Operate at Own Risk
    The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that state law gives little to no protections to unlicensed contractors in breach of contract cases, even when the contractor has been wronged and even when the reportedly at-fault party knew of the…
  • Apr 6

    Miami Hotel Owners Victorious in Multimillion-Dollar Mismanagement Claim

    Miami Hotel Owners Victorious in Multimillion-Dollar Mismanagement Claim
    You might never know by looking at the striking facade of the 21-story Eden Roc Renaissance Hotel, an Art Deco structure overlooking Miami Beach, that it's been the subject of a bitter battle waged by two hospitality powerhouses. Once…
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Jacksonville Personal Injury…

Jacksonville Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, injuries and negligence. By Apple Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillepersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 31

    Too Intoxicated to Drive? Then use Tow To Go!

    Too Intoxicated to Drive? Then use Tow To Go!
    As Jacksonville launches it Halloween Activities tonight and into this weekend, it is certain that some individuals will indulge just a little too much. When this occurs innocent people may become victims of these over indulgers.
  • Oct 22

    Street Racing Accident leave 3 dead, 2 in critical condition

    Street Racing Accident leave 3 dead, 2 in critical condition
    An accident that occurred on Saturday morning was the result of an illegal Street Racing event. Tragically, as a result of the crash 3 have died and 2 still remain in critical condition. As a Jacksonville Injury Attorney, these reports are…
  • Oct 10

    Toyota Recalls Millions of Vehicles for Fire Risk

    Toyota Recalls Millions of Vehicles for Fire Risk
    Toyota Motors Co. announced today a recall affecting approximately 7.5 million vehicles.
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Florida Personal Injury Attorney…

Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida personal injury topics such as auto, truck, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents, as well as insurance. By the Law Offices of Lazarus and Lazarus.

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
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Florida Brain Injury Law

Florida Brain Injury Law

Covers traumatic brain injury. By Harmon, Woods, Parker, Hendricks & Abrunzo, P.A.

http://floridabraininjurylaw.com/
  • Jun 13

    Florida PIP Statute Increases Restrictions After Auto Accidents With TBI

    Florida PIP Statute Increases Restrictions After Auto Accidents With TBI
    There are a number of states, including Florida, that have no-fault motor vehicle laws designed to provide medical, disability, and wage loss compensation for injured motorists regardless of fault called personal injury protection or PIP. In…
  • May 1

    New Laws To Protect Florida High School Athletes From Head Injurie

    New Laws To Protect Florida High School Athletes From Head Injurie
    Florida legislators have passed two laws that address the issue of concussions and playing time for high school athletes. The bills require that coaches immediately remove students from competition or practice if they may have sustained a…
  • Mar 31

    Brain Injury Lawyers Can Already Utilize New TBI Testing

    Brain Injury Lawyers Can Already Utilize New TBI Testing
    A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can either lead to a short period where the victim experiences concussive symptoms and a normal recovery, or he or she suffers serious physical and neurological difficulties and must endure long term care with a…
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Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Apr 18

    Fort Myers Car Accident Attorneys Highlight Alcohol Awareness Month

    Fort Myers Car Accident Attorneys Highlight Alcohol Awareness Month
    In an incident that sets a poor example for area youth - and perhaps a bad tone for the upcoming summer season - a 19-year-old Boston Red Sox prospect was recently arrested for DUI on Fort Myers Beach. It's the second time a team prospect has…
  • Apr 12

    Florida Valets Last Line of Defense Against Drunk Driving

    Florida Valets Last Line of Defense Against Drunk Driving
    In Florida, bar owners and bartenders can be held liable if they serve to patrons who are underage or visibly intoxicated, and that patron is then involved in a fatal or injury-causing crash. However, valets do not hold the same kind of…
  • Apr 11

    Cape Coral Car Accident Lawyers Highlight April as Distracted Driving Month

    Cape Coral Car Accident Lawyers Highlight April as Distracted Driving Month
    As Florida legislators work to stiffen the penalties for drivers who text, it's important to note during April, which is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, that much work remains to be done. Our Cape Coral car accident lawyers have seen…
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Orlando Divorce Blog

Orlando Divorce Blog

Covers family, divorce, or estate planning laws, cases and articles. By the Meddin Law Firm.

http://meddinlaw.com/orlando-divorce-blog/
  • Apr 18

    Planning your estate with your pet in mind

    Planning your estate with your pet in mind
    By Anna E. Meddin, Esq. www.meddinlaw.com Pet estate planning has come a long way since Leona Helmsley decided to leave her fortune to her dog. You can find retirement home for pets and almost all states allow Pet Trusts. A Pet Trust is an…
  • Apr 14

    Florida Child Support – What you need to know

    Florida Child Support – What you need to know
    By Anna E. Meddin, Esq. www.meddinlaw.com Figuring out how to calculate child support in Florida can be a daunting task. This list may help make it easier for you to calculate a fair child support estimate: Average Monthly Net Income. Net…
  • Feb 11

    Where do I file for divorce?

    Where do I file for divorce?
    By Anna E. Meddin, Esq. www.meddinlaw.com In recent years, one question that has come up more often is, “Where do I file for divorce?” Generally either spouse can file for divorce if they are a resident of the state they currently…
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Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Apr 18

    P.I. Pulse: Deadly California FedEx Accident

    P.I. Pulse: Deadly California FedEx Accident
    A tragic event that transpired earlier this month in California has given a grim and realistic new meaning to the often-repeated phrase “crash and burn.” What should have been a memorable and inspiring trip on which prospective…
  • Apr 16

    411: Financial Abuse of the Elderly

    411: Financial Abuse of the Elderly
    It has been more than five years since the monumental arrest of Bernard (“Bernie”) Madoff, the legendary and infamous operator of the largest financial fraud Ponzi scheme in U.S. history. During, throughout and after…
  • Apr 10

    What is Nursing Home Neglect?

    What is Nursing Home Neglect?
    Senior citizens are among the most vulnerable members of our society; when they move into a nursing home, they and their families expect them to be treated with the utmost care and respect. When these largely helpless individuals are…
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Harris Law Blog

Harris Law Blog

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

http://harrisjustice.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 18

    Lawyer for Personal Injury

    Lawyer for Personal Injury
    Fort Myers personal injury lawyer David Harris has chosen to focus on good people who have had their lives dramatically changed because of negligence or wrongdoing. The defendant may be a reckless driver, indifferent insurance company, or…
  • Apr 16

    Property Owner Liability

    Property Owner Liability
    Liability of a property owner or property manager for injuries caused by dangerous or defective condition of the premises is basic Florida law. In most instances, the owner’s legal responsibility to pay for damages exists when injury…
  • Apr 12

    Distracted Driving

    Distracted Driving
    Driving does take some level of skill and coordination of senses.  When these is an interruption of attention and focus caused by the driver’s own distraction, or an outside force, then a car crash in Southwest Florida is likely to…
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Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield & Partners.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
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Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law

Covers changes in Florida law in the area of estate planning, tax law and probate law. By Marc J. Soss.

http://blog.fl-estateplanning.com
  • Apr 17

    What Kind Of Inheritance Do You Owe Your Kids?

    What Kind Of Inheritance Do You Owe Your Kids?
    “I don’t believe in inheriting money,” CNN host recently told Howard Stern on Stern’s radio show, a son of designer and heiress Gloria Vanderbilt: “I think it’s an initiative sucker. I think it’s…
  • Apr 16

    WINDSOR'S IMPACT ON RETIREMENT PLANS FOR SAME SEX COUPLES

    WINDSOR'S IMPACT ON RETIREMENT PLANS FOR SAME SEX COUPLES
    Under IRS Notice 2014-19, qualified retirement plan administrators must recognize same-sex spouses of legally married participants as of June 26, 2013. The retroactive date coincides with the date of the Supreme Court issued its decision in…
  • Apr 9

    LAST MINUTE IRA CONTRIBUTION TIPS

    LAST MINUTE IRA CONTRIBUTION TIPS
    Last minute retirement benefits that you should utilize: Contribute For Your Spouse: If you’re married and at least one spouse is employed (and you’re not earning above the IRS income thresholds), the working spouse can…
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West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Apr 17

    The Rape Shield Statute Does Not Apply to All Sex Crime

    The Rape Shield Statute Does Not Apply to All Sex Crime
    In the case of Deven Cooper versus the State of Florida, Mr. Cooper was convicted of the crimes of lewd or lascivious battery and molestation.  At his trial, Cooper’s lawyer was not allowed to question Cooper’s accuser about…
  • Apr 11

    Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder is Set Free After 25 Year

    Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder is Set Free After 25 Year
    It is often because of DNA evidence that wrongfully-convicted people are released from prison.  However, as the following New York Times story demonstrates, that is not always the case. By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD April 8, 2014 A…
  • Apr 4

    Sending Child Pornography From Your Cell Phone to Your Computer is Not Necessarily a Crime

    Sending Child Pornography From Your Cell Phone to Your Computer is Not Necessarily a Crime
    In the case of the United States versus Michael Grzybowicz, Mr. Grzybowicz was charged with, among other things, committing the federal crime of distributing child pornography.  That charge was based upon evidence that four pictures of…
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Florida Asset Protection &…

Florida Asset Protection & Estate Planning

Covers asset protection and estate planning. By C. Randolph Coleman.

http://blog.thecolemanlawfirm.net
  • Apr 17

    Most Important Parts of Estate Planning Can't Get Legislated Away

    Most Important Parts of Estate Planning Can't Get Legislated Away
    <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt">There is always a media swarm around the death of a celebrity, especially when they’re young, active in their careers, beloved, and tragic. The death of actor…
  • Feb 24

    Welcome D. Kent Sausaman, JD, MBA, LLM to The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC

    Welcome D. Kent Sausaman, JD, MBA, LLM to The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC
    <font face="Verdana" style="font-size: 16px;">We take great pride and pleasure in welcoming D. Kent Sausaman to The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC.</font> <div><img…
  • Feb 19

    Durable Power of Attorneys for Medicaid Planning

    Durable Power of Attorneys for Medicaid Planning
    <font face="Verdana">Most elderly people who need skilled nursing care usually do not have legal capacity to sign appropriate documents to restructure their assets and qualify for Medicaid benefits to pay for nursing…
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FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
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Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
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Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
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Ayo and Iken PLC Blog

Ayo and Iken PLC Blog

Covers Florida divorce, custody, paternity, and child support.

http://www.18884mydivorce.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Negative Home Equity and Property Division in a Florida Divorce

    Negative Home Equity and Property Division in a Florida Divorce
    The housing crisis led to a slew of foreclosures and many more people struggling to make mortgage payments on their home despite being severely upside down. This is a particular problem here in Florida, which is one of the states that was…
  • Mar 23

    Three Ways To Improve Prospects in a Florida Child Custody Case

    Three Ways To Improve Prospects in a Florida Child Custody Case
    By Attorney Howard Iken: While child custody cases can be difficult on both parents and their children, parents who are able to amicably develop a parenting plan with timeshare arrangements that are mutually acceptable can significantly ease…
  • Feb 18

    Action News Interviews Attorney Howard Iken

    Action News Interviews Attorney Howard Iken
    Attorney Howard Iken discusses peak in divorce filings at Valentine’s Day each year. Each year many different effects come together to form a perfect storm of divorce filings. The holidays always bring high expectations and hard…
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Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridacaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
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