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HR Defense Blog

HR Defense Blog

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

http://www.akerman.com/Blogs/hrdefense/
  • Feb 12

    Florida Whistleblower Act Objector Must Prove an Actual Violation of Law, Says Second DCA

    Florida Whistleblower Act Objector Must Prove an Actual Violation of Law, Says Second DCA
    POSTED BY Richard D. Tuschman ON February 12, 2015 The Florida private sector Whistleblower’s Act protects employees who object or refuse to participate in a violation of a law, rule or regulation by their employer. But an…
  • Jan 26

    Employers Cannot Rely on Timekeeping Policies as a Defense to FLSA Claim

    Employers Cannot Rely on Timekeeping Policies as a Defense to FLSA Claim
    POSTED BY Richard D. Tuschman ON January 26, 2015 An employee's violation of timekeeping policies is not a defense to a Fair Labor Standards Act claim, if the employer knows or has reason to know that an employee underreported his…
  • Jan 20

    New York Trial Court Provides Guidance on Application of Corrections Law Factor

    New York Trial Court Provides Guidance on Application of Corrections Law Factor
    POSTED BY CHRIS LEPORE  ON JANUARY 20, 2015 It should come as no surprise to New York employers that making an employment decision based on an applicant or employee's criminal background can be unlawful. See N.Y. Corr. Law §…
Rank this Week: 1884

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Covers Florida estate planning, probate, and construction law issues. By the Law Office of R. Kellen Bryant., P.L.

http://www.eldercarelawjacksonville.com/
Rank this Week: 2353

Miami Real Estate Attorney Blog

Miami Real Estate Attorney Blog

Covers foreclosures, loan modifications and short sales. By Alvarez & Barbara, LLP.

http://www.miamirealestateattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2308

Miami Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida personal law issues associated with resorts and the hospitality industry. By Alvarez & Barbara, LLP.

http://www.miamiresortinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Legislatures are attempting to Stiffen Criminal Penalties for Hit and Run Car Accident

    Legislatures are attempting to Stiffen Criminal Penalties for Hit and Run Car Accident
    South Florida has a serious problem when it comes to fatal hit and run car accidents. Last year alone there were over 70,000 hit and run crashes in Florida. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, there were 330 fatalities combined in 2011…
  • Oct 25

    Traumatic Drowning at Sea

    Traumatic Drowning at Sea
    Another traumatic accident has plagued the cruise ship industry, as a young boy of six years old accidently drowned to death. Qwentyn Hunter's family was supposed to be enjoying a four-day cruise through the Caribbean, when suddenly…
  • Aug 23

    Parasailing Accident Heightens the Need for Reform

    Parasailing Accident Heightens the Need for Reform
    The state of Florida has failed to pass legislation, which would enact regulations for the parasailing industry. This is extremely troubling to native Floridians and tourist, who are looking to experience the thrill of parasailing. Since 1998…
Rank this Week: 2307

Sidebar Blog

Sidebar Blog

Covers health care compliance and criminal defense. By Matthews Law Firm, P.A.

http://matthewspa.com/sidebar-blog
  • Sep 10

    Florida execution put on hold to accommodate Attorney General’s fundraising event

    Florida execution put on hold to accommodate Attorney General’s fundraising event
    Yes, you read that right. Here’s the story detailing how the execution of a Florida inmate has been delayed so the Attorney General can attend her re-election kick-off reception.
  • Mar 19

    When vacating convictions, which charge is the “lesser offense”?

    When vacating convictions, which charge is the “lesser offense”?
    Imagine this scenario: A defendant is convicted of both Attempted Trafficking of Oxycodone and Possession of Oxycodone. He files an appeal arguing he should not have been convicted of both due to double jeopardy. The appellate court agrees…
  • Jan 16

    Prostitution Fine Amounts Increased in Florida

    Prostitution Fine Amounts Increased in Florida
    As of January 1, 2013, the civil penalty for committing prostitution has increased to $5,000.  From 796.07 (6): A person who violates paragraph (2)(f) shall be assessed a civil penalty of $5,000 if the violation results in any judicial…
Rank this Week: 2167

Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

Covers issues in criminal defense. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://criminaldefenseblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 14

    The Embarrassment Of The George Zimmerman Verdict

    The Embarrassment Of The George Zimmerman Verdict
    The result of a verdict today in a criminal trial is that everyone with a twitter or Facebook account gets to let the world know how ignorant they are of the criminal justice system. I know, First Amendment. But your ignorance shows…
  • Dec 30

    About That DUI Checkpoint On Miami Beach Friday Afternoon

    About That DUI Checkpoint On Miami Beach Friday Afternoon
    Last Friday night (12/28/2012), in the middle of the holiday vacation season, there was a DUI Checkpoint on the way to Miami Beach. When I say "on the way," I mean at about 6:30 p.m. Now let me say this: I don't have a problem with DUI…
  • Dec 15

    Because There's Nothing To Say

    Because There's Nothing To Say
    But sometimes,  we forget what we got,  who we are,  Oh who we are not,  I think we gotta chance,  to make it right  - Amos Lee - Keep it Loose, Keep It Tight It's early Saturday morning. My treasured…
Rank this Week: 1719

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
  • 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 →
  • 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: 1489

ABC International Family Law Views

ABC International Family Law Views

Covers international family law Issues and a comparison to Florida family law. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://www.abcinternational.us/
  • May 19

    Collaborative Divorce Thrives in Australia

    Collaborative Divorce Thrives in Australia
    The concept of collaborative divorce is gaining traction worldwide as an alternative to the traditional courtroom battles epitomized in movies like Kramer vs. Kramer and War of the Roses.  Family law practitioners in Australia have come to…
  • Apr 13

    British Divorce Courts Require Allegation of Fault; This is the Result

    British Divorce Courts Require Allegation of Fault; This is the Result
    Apparently, England requires parties to allege a fault before a family law court will grant a divorce.  Over at my general Florida family law news blog, ABC Family Law Blog, I described some of the allegations found in the public…
  • Mar 18

    Dubai Man Gets World's Quickest Divorce

    Dubai Man Gets World's Quickest Divorce
    A man in Dubai applied for divorce a mere seconds after he had been married to his bride.  The reason:  he did not want his Wife to work after marriage, and his father-in-law demanded that she be allowed to work.  From Emirates 24/7 News:…
Rank this Week: 2027

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and criminal defense. Published by the Law Offices of Law Offices of Richard Tendler, P.A.

http://www.westpalmbeachcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 9

    West Palm Beach Criminal Defense Blog

    West Palm Beach Criminal Defense Blog
    Welcome to the new blog for the Law Offices of Richard Tendler! My intention in launching this blog is to help people — prospective and current clients alike — by providing useful information about the field of criminal defense. Being…
  • Oct 19

    Call Me Maybe

    Call Me Maybe
    If you just met a police officer when you didn’t mean to, you may be in a little trouble. If you talk to the police officer, you may be in a lot of trouble. It isn’t crazy to think about calling for help. When asked about details of a…
  • Oct 19

    A Great Debate

    A Great Debate
    All the talk of debates over the past few weeks has got me thinking about debates that go on in courtrooms all over America every day. Just as the presidential debates bring to light issues that will potentially affect millions of people…
Rank this Week: 2153

Articles on Immigration -…

Articles on Immigration - International Child Advocacy - Human Rights

By Ama Appiah.

http://lawofficeofamanappiah.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding,…
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding, the…
  • Apr 18

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain
    Despite previous reports of reform in Bahrain, the following article reports that human rights violations continue to occur against anti-government protestors and detainees.  Read the full story…
Rank this Week: 1514

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers auto accidents, dangerous products, injuries to children and work-related accidents. By Law Offices Cytryn & Velazquez, P.A.

http://www.flainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 11

    Car Accident Injures Sheriff's Office Deputy

    Car Accident Injures Sheriff's Office Deputy
    A Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputy was injured after a rollover accident with a vehicle in Loxahatchee last month. The accident, which involved a car and the pickup truck which the deputy was driving, left one other person injured…
  • Oct 10

    Product Liability Lawyer Discusses Injuries Related to Circumcision Clamp

    Product Liability Lawyer Discusses Injuries Related to Circumcision Clamp
    A California mother recently received a $4.6 million settlement for the injury caused to her son when he was circumcised at one week old. Melanie Hall settled with Miltex Inc, a Mogen circumcision clamp manufacturer, and parent company…
  • Oct 6

    Plantation Car Accident Injures Police Officer

    Plantation Car Accident Injures Police Officer
    Broward County - A Plantation accident involving three vehicles has injured a police officer and his dog. The accident happened on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, when an SUV struck Plantation police officer Curtis Hampton's car head-on. …
Rank this Week: 1811

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 18

    IS A PAY-ON-DEATH OR TRANSFER-ON-DEATH ACCOUNT THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR THE ACCOUNT BENEFICIARY?

    IS A PAY-ON-DEATH OR TRANSFER-ON-DEATH ACCOUNT THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR THE ACCOUNT BENEFICIARY?
    The benefits and negatives associated with establishing transfer on death (TOD) and pay on death (POD) accounts has been debated for a long-time. The main benefit of an account of this nature is that the account assets will pass directly to…
  • Jan 16

    IRS NOTICE 2017-12 - FEDERAL ESTATE TAX RETURN CLOSING LETTER GUIDANCE

    IRS NOTICE 2017-12 - FEDERAL ESTATE TAX RETURN CLOSING LETTER GUIDANCE
    For years, probate practitioners relied upon a Federal Estate Tax Closing Letter (Closing Letter) as evidence that the IRS has accepted a Federal Estate Tax Return (Form 706) as filed and that the federal tax liabilities of the estate were…
  • Jan 13

    SOCIAL SECURITY - NEW AGE FOR FULL RETIREMENT

    SOCIAL SECURITY - NEW AGE FOR FULL RETIREMENT
    Understanding social security can result in a happier retirement. January 1, 2017 brought in significant changes and the new age of 66 years and 2 months (it had been 65 years) for full retirement benefits (for those born between 01/02/1955…
Rank this Week: 2980

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury law. By Frankl & Kominsky, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2659

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • Jan 18

    How to Survive Debt After Losing a Job

    How to Survive Debt After Losing a Job
    Being in debt after losing a job is not the end of the world.  Just when you think that you’re doing all right, something happens. You think that you can deal with your debt, maybe you’re already paying it down and improving…
  • Jan 12

    Can Bankruptcy Stop an Eviction?

    Can Bankruptcy Stop an Eviction?
    This is one of the top five questions that any bankruptcy attorney is asked. The answer is “Sometimes.” A lot of unscrupulous lawyers will sell bankruptcy services as a way to get out of an eviction proceeding that is already…
  • Jan 10

    Arbitration in Bankruptcy: The Straight Talk

    Arbitration in Bankruptcy: The Straight Talk
    Arbitration has a deservedly bad reputation of forcing vulnerable people into a procedure that is touted as a cheaper alternative to litigation. While this is generally true for the company to which the contract was signed, it is generally…
Rank this Week: 3120

Psychology and Mental Health Law…

Psychology and Mental Health Law Blog

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

https://mentalhealthlawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4003

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Report: Nursing Home Residents Empowered by New Federal Rule

    Report: Nursing Home Residents Empowered by New Federal Rule
    There are currently nearly 1.5 million residents in nursing homes across the country. Now, with the passage of new federal rules – the most expansive update in a quarter century – those residents will have more involvement in…
  • Jan 11

    $10M Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against Nursing Home Over DNR Signed by Elderly Patient

    $10M Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against Nursing Home Over DNR Signed by Elderly Patient
    The children of the elderly woman pleaded with hospital staffers to save their mother, who was suffering from bedsores and pneumonia. The staffers had the resources. They had the tools and the equipment. What they didn’t have, they say,…
  • Jan 2

    Report: Hospital Patients Often Sent to Poorly-Rated Nursing Home

    Report: Hospital Patients Often Sent to Poorly-Rated Nursing Home
    A new report from Kaiser Health News uncovers a troubling practice that may startle many hospital patients who must be referred to nursing homes: The ones affiliated with hospitals are often some of the most poorly-rated.  Nursing homes…
Rank this Week: 4199

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3513

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 3053

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    What Will Happen To The Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter?

    What Will Happen To The Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter?
    INTRODUCTION It was an eerie feeling. As I walked into Terminal 2 of the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Airport, just days after the horrific shooting, I was consumed with emotion. It hit me that I was in “The room where it happened.”…
  • Nov 11

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice
    PROBLEM Each year, approximately 450,000 Americans are held in jail every day because they don’t have enough money to bond out. It’s been called a “wealth-based detention scheme.” Many have had enough of this unfair…
  • Nov 11

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice
    PROBLEM Each year, approximately 450,000 Americans are held in jail every day because they don’t have enough money to bond out. It’s been called a “wealth-based detention scheme.” Many have had enough of this unfair…
Rank this Week: 4473

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/
  • Jan 17

    Beach Boardwalk Fall Case Goes to Trial

    Beach Boardwalk Fall Case Goes to Trial
    Some people go to the beach fearing only the small chance they’ll encounter a shark close to shore. In fact, there are a number of other more serious hazards on land.  That’s what one man found while visiting Myrtle Beach,…
  • Jan 15

    Report: Older Commercial Truck Drivers Causing Danger on Florida Highway

    Report: Older Commercial Truck Drivers Causing Danger on Florida Highway
    The commercial trucking industry in America is facing a severe shortage of drivers. By one figure, we need approximately 48,000 drivers just to move 70 percent of U.S. goods in a timely manner. But it’s not a gig many younger people are…
  • Jan 13

    Report: Lee County Traffic Deaths Soar More Than 10 Percent in 2016

    Report: Lee County Traffic Deaths Soar More Than 10 Percent in 2016
    The number of traffic deaths in Lee County soared higher than at any point in a decade – and more than 10 percent in just a single year.  That’s according to the latest report from The New-Press, which as of Jan. 1st still…
Rank this Week: 4302

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Report: States Slow Rush to Restrict Elder Driver’s License

    Report: States Slow Rush to Restrict Elder Driver’s License
    Florida has the most senior driver traffic fatalities in the country, according to a report released a few years ago by TRIP, a national transportation research group. The study showed that in a single year, 271 drivers over 65 were killed in…
  • Jan 11

    GEICO v. Isaacs – Remittitur Request Granted in Florida Auto Accident Lawsuit

    GEICO v. Isaacs – Remittitur Request Granted in Florida Auto Accident Lawsuit
    Winning a favorable verdict in a Florida auto accident lawsuit isn’t necessarily the last word in the matter. This can be good or bad, depending on which side of the courtroom you’re sitting. A series of post-trial motions can…
  • Jan 3

    Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Advanced by NHTSA

    Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Advanced by NHTSA
    With the vast majority of car accidents caused by error of the drivers involved, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration seeks to give motorists more automated features to increase their awareness of potential hazards. The…
Rank this Week: 3658

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Court Permits Lawsuit Filed by Motorist Injured by Escaped Farm Animal

    Court Permits Lawsuit Filed by Motorist Injured by Escaped Farm Animal
    Last month, an appellate court in New York issued a written opinion in a case brought by the surviving spouse of a motorist who was killed while attempting to assist an escaped farm animal that had wandered onto the highway. In the case, Hain…
  • Jan 12

    Claims Against Florida Public Entities Are Subject to Strict Notice Requirement

    Claims Against Florida Public Entities Are Subject to Strict Notice Requirement
    Most people are familiar with the term “statute of limitations,” which refers to the amount of time that an accident victim has to file a lawsuit. Cases filed after the statute of limitations has expired will not be heard by…
  • Dec 2

    Cecere Santana Joins Operation Elf to Collect Toys for Families in Need

    Cecere Santana Joins Operation Elf to Collect Toys for Families in Need
    Cecere Santana is collecting toys for children in need in collaboration with Operation Elf. Please bring in new, unwrapped toys (any kind or age group) to the Cecere Santana offices in Sunrise: Cecere Santana, PA 13680 NW 5th Street…
Rank this Week: 2983

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/insights-news/
  • Jan 17

    H. Scott Johnson, Jr. Speaking in January 19th Strafford Live Webinar

    H. Scott Johnson, Jr. Speaking in January 19th Strafford Live Webinar
    PCT Law Group, PLLC is pleased to announce that H. Scott Johnson, Jr. will be speaking in an upcoming Strafford live webinar, “Employer Strategies for Responding to Employee Demand Letters: Legal, Strategic and Ethical…
  • Sep 14

    The FLSA’s Alter Ego Exemption – The Motor Carrier Act

    The FLSA’s Alter Ego Exemption – The Motor Carrier Act
    Of the myriad of exemptions used by defense counsel in Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) cases, the Motor Carrier Act Exemption sometimes gets lost in the shuffle of the usual suspects list of exemptions.  If the…
  • Sep 12

    Implementing an Effective Social Media Policy Can Head Off Employment Issue

    Implementing an Effective Social Media Policy Can Head Off Employment Issue
    The use of social media as a communication tool has dramatically increased over the last decade in people’s personal and professional lives. Social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (Snapchat isn’t just for…
Rank this Week: 3191

The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

The Lien Zone is a construction law blog for Florida contractors. It includes forms, infographics, videos and articles.

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • Jan 17

    Why Dropped Objects Should Have You Worried

    Why Dropped Objects Should Have You Worried
    So what’s the big deal. One of your workers drops a handful of screws off the side of a 30th-floor hi-rise work site. It’s just a bunch of screws. What possible damage could they cause? Well, according to the Bureau... Read…
  • Jan 10

    Do You Arbitrate or Litigate?

    Do You Arbitrate or Litigate?
    Contractors and their lawyers understand arbitration is often the preferred method for the resolution of a construction dispute. It is a standard clause in most construction contracts. But what happens if an agreement is not very clear and…
  • Jan 3

    3 Scary Clauses in Construction Subcontract

    3 Scary Clauses in Construction Subcontract
    With no letup in sight in South Florida construction, subcontractors in all disciplines are being asked by busy general contractors to bid on both residential and commercial projects. And once their bids are accepted, subcontractors are given…
Rank this Week: 2755

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

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

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 4743

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers catastrophic injuries and accidents in Florida. By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.keywestinjurylawyerblog.com
  • Jan 16

    Fumes-related Key Largo Fatal Incident, First Responders to be Praised

    Fumes-related Key Largo Fatal Incident, First Responders to be Praised
    This morning three workers became trapped when they investigated the reason for the newly-paved Long Key Road was settling.  Their investigation took them inside a drainage manhole, from which none of them came out alive.  The three…
  • Oct 13

    Spearfisherman seriously injured in Key West

    Spearfisherman seriously injured in Key West
    Diver down flag – Courtesy of diveasia.com Recently, Leesfield Scolaro represented the family of a young child who was fatally injured while snorkeling by the propellers of a boat off of Cow Key Channel, in Key West, Florida.  Last…
  • Oct 13

    Spearfisherman seriously injured in Key West

    Spearfisherman seriously injured in Key West
    Diver down flag – Courtesy of diveasia.com Recently, Leesfield Scolaro represented the family of a young child who was fatally injured while snorkeling by the propellers of a boat off of Cow Key Channel, in Key West, Florida.  Last…
Rank this Week: 3966

Florida Construction Industry Law…

Florida Construction Industry Law Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning the construction industry, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-construction-industry/
  • Jan 16

    Florida Construction Liens: Is the Lien Fraudulent?

    Florida Construction Liens: Is the Lien Fraudulent?
    Florida construction lien law allows certain parties who perform construction work to record construction liens if they are not paid. A construction lien is proper when a lienor has not been paid for labor, services, materials or other items…
  • Nov 8

    Conditional vs. Unconditional Payment Bonds in Florida

    Conditional vs. Unconditional Payment Bonds in Florida
    A payment bond is a security posted by the general contractor that ensures that payments will be made to subcontractors, sub-subcontractors, and material providers for services or products provided on private and public construction projects.…
  • Oct 24

    What Are Consequential Damages on a Construction Contract?

    What Are Consequential Damages on a Construction Contract?
    When a party breaches a contract and the contract does not contain a valid liquidated damages clause, the non-breaching party may be entitled to compensatory damages. The appropriate measure of damages arising from a breach of an enforceable…
Rank this Week: 3163

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

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

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 15

    Forest Labs Agree to Pay $38 Million Settlement to End Whistle Blower’s FCA Suit

    Forest Labs Agree to Pay $38 Million Settlement to End Whistle Blower’s FCA Suit
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 15, 2016, Forest Laboratories agreed to pay $38 million to resolve a whistle blower’s False Claims Act (FCA) suit involving…
  • Jan 8

    Pharmacist Dismissed From FCA Kickback Suit

    Pharmacist Dismissed From FCA Kickback Suit
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Former Ukrainian Village Pharmacy, Inc. (UVP) president, Svitlana Kharlamova, cannot be held liable for her alleged retaliation against another…
  • Dec 26

    New Jersey Woman Confessed to $1 Million DNA Testing Medicare Fraud Conspiracy.

    New Jersey Woman Confessed to $1 Million DNA Testing Medicare Fraud Conspiracy.
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 1, 2016, Sheila Kahl pled guilty in a New Jersey federal court n December 1, 2016. She admitted to taking part … Continue…
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Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    South Florida Slip And Fall Attorneys Discuss Falling On Foreign Substance

    South Florida Slip And Fall Attorneys Discuss Falling On Foreign Substance
    Florida businesses have a duty to protect the public against injury. Our experienced slip and fall attorneys know that the most common injury people suffer in businesses are slip and fall injuries.  In Florida slip and fall accidents,…
  • Jan 6

    South Florida Personal Injury Law Firm Discusses Amusement Park Deaths And Injurie

    South Florida Personal Injury Law Firm Discusses Amusement Park Deaths And Injurie
    People from all over the world flock to Florida for family vacations throughout the year. Many of these family vacations are centered on our state’s amusement and theme parks. Unfortunately, as experienced injury attorneys many people…
  • Dec 30

    South Florida Jones Act Lawyers Explain When Seamen Can Sue For Punitive Damage

    South Florida Jones Act Lawyers Explain When Seamen Can Sue For Punitive Damage
    The Jones Act (“the Act”) is a federal law passed by Congress in 1920 designed to protect sailors who suffered injuries or fell ill during a voyage. The Act gives seamen an opportunity to sue their employers for damages if they…
Rank this Week: 3796

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

Focused on legal developments in the property-casualty industry. By Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 3056

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Jan 12

    Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan

    Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan
    Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan grew up actually right down the block from the Lanigan and Lanigan law office right off of Park Avenue in Winter Park. It was very nice growing up here. I had a lot…
  • Dec 29

    Bankruptcy Outlook in Florida 2017

    Bankruptcy Outlook in Florida 2017
    If you’re deciding to file bankruptcy talk with an attorney before you decide to file. Find out how the process works and whether you qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, Chapter 11 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. You may think that…
  • Jun 22

    Can You Appeal Your Case?

    Can You Appeal Your Case?
    Can You Appeal Your Case? When you have a court case de […]
Rank this Week: 4134

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Covers Florida construction law and government contracting. By David Adelstein.

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • Jan 12

    TENDER THE DEFENSE OF A LAWSUIT TO YOUR LIABILITY CARRIER

    TENDER THE DEFENSE OF A LAWSUIT TO YOUR LIABILITY CARRIER
    Sometimes you come across a head scratcher.  This would be a decision that does not seem to make a whole lot of sense.  For instance, if you are sued and you maintain liability insurance that would potentially provide you a ……
  • Jan 8

    SIGNIFICANT ISSUES TEST APPLIES TO FRAUDULENT LIEN CLAIMS TO DETERMINE ATTORNEY’S FEES

    SIGNIFICANT ISSUES TEST APPLIES TO FRAUDULENT LIEN CLAIMS TO DETERMINE ATTORNEY’S FEES
    Construction lienors need to appreciate on the frontend that recovering statutory attorney’s fees in a construction lien action is NOT automatic—far from it.  This is because the prevailing party for purposes of…
  • Jan 5

    DESIGN PROFESSIONAL NEEDS A LICENSE TO BE SUED FOR PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE

    DESIGN PROFESSIONAL NEEDS A LICENSE TO BE SUED FOR PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE
    “With regard to claims for professional negligence, the Florida Supreme Court has explained that ‘where the negligent party is a professional, the law imposes a duty to perform the requested services in accordance with the…
Rank this Week: 2621

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

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

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
Rank this Week: 3619

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3982

Employee Benefits Law Report

Employee Benefits Law Report

Covers legal developments and trends affecting employee benefits. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employeebenefitslawreport.com
Rank this Week: 4207

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 11

    How Do I Stop Harassing Phone Calls from Creditors?

    How Do I Stop Harassing Phone Calls from Creditors?
    When you face the unfortunate situation of falling behind on your credit card, mortgage, auto loan or other bills, you may also find you’ve become the victim of debt collection harassment. The goal of this type of harassment is to…
  • Nov 8

    Florida Supreme Court Decision to Affect Homeowners in Mortgage Foreclosure Case

    Florida Supreme Court Decision to Affect Homeowners in Mortgage Foreclosure Case
    Case Law Update: Florida Supreme Court Issues Decision in Bartram v. U.S. Bank The Florida Supreme Court ruled in an important decision November 3 that will impact current and future mortgage foreclosure cases. The ruling in Bartram v. U.S.…
  • Apr 28

    Attorney Chip Parker Speaks On Article About Financial Fragility In America

    Attorney Chip Parker Speaks On Article About Financial Fragility In America
    Attorney Chip Parker spoke on First Coast Connect Tuesday morning – the topic centered around an article written by Neal Gabler published in The Atlantic. Gabler disclosed in the article that “just like nearly half of…
Rank this Week: 3935

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Thomas & Pearl.

http://thomasandpearl.com/blog/
  • Jan 10

    Birth Defects Leading Cause of Newborn Death

    Birth Defects Leading Cause of Newborn Death
    Over 23,000 infant deaths occurred in 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s almost six infants out of every 1,000 born dying before their first birthday.  Over half (57%) of these deaths occurred…
  • Dec 28

    Ikea and Furniture Tip-Over Lawsuit

    Ikea and Furniture Tip-Over Lawsuit
    Reuters reported last week that Ikea, the world’s largest furniture seller, confirmed a $50 million tentative settlement to be paid to three American families whose young children were killed in furniture tip-over accidents involving…
  • Dec 28

    Ikea and Furniture Tip-Over Lawsuit

    Ikea and Furniture Tip-Over Lawsuit
    Reuters reported last week that Ikea, the world’s largest furniture seller, confirmed a $50 million tentative settlement to be paid to three American families whose young children were killed in furniture tip-over accidents involving…
Rank this Week: 3669

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 10

    A Conversation with Jimmie David Gentle, Reflecting on Joe DuRocher

    A Conversation with Jimmie David Gentle, Reflecting on Joe DuRocher
    When you first become a lawyer, it’s a special feeling.  Everything is new, and egos are out of control (new lawyers are the worst, trust me).   Back in 1993, I joined Joe DuRocher’s Public Defender’s office…
  • Jan 10

    A Conversation with Jimmie David Gentle, Reflecting on Joe DuRocher

    A Conversation with Jimmie David Gentle, Reflecting on Joe DuRocher
    When you first become a lawyer, it’s a special feeling.  Everything is new, and egos are out of control (new lawyers are the worst, trust me).   Back in 1993, I joined Joe DuRocher’s Public Defender’s office…
  • Dec 30

    Have A Little Heart

    Have A Little Heart
    Some things are simply hard to explain. Why is there something rather than nothing? How did self-conscious beings arise out of lifeless star dust? And, how can prosecutors be so cold-hearted? To help answer question number three, above,…
Rank this Week: 3597

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Jan 10

    Whose Property is it Anyway?

    Whose Property is it Anyway?
    Here is a new twist to follow our recent series titled “Possession is Nine-Tenths of the Law, Part 1”, “Possession is Nine-Tenths of the Law, Part 2”, and “Possession is Nine-Tenths of the Law, Part 3”. A…
  • Dec 21

    Happy Holidays from Cramer Law Center

    Happy Holidays from Cramer Law Center
    From the Cramer Law Center family to yours, we wish you the happiest of holidays and a healthy and prosperous New Year. Our office will be closed from December 26, 2016 until January 3, 2017, so that our entire team can spend some much…
  • Dec 13

    Possession is Nine-Tenths of the Law Part 3 (Joint Safe Deposit Boxes)

    Possession is Nine-Tenths of the Law Part 3 (Joint Safe Deposit Boxes)
    A frequent question which arises in probate matters is who owns the contents of a safe deposit box. The fact that a safe deposit box is leased to a husband and wife creates no legal presumption that property contained in the box is owned…
Rank this Week: 4913

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news concerning domestic violence, gun offenses, sex offenses and immigration status. By the Law Offices of Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 10

    Conflict of Interest or Insider Trading? Donald Trump, Jared Kushner and the Trump Organization

    Conflict of Interest or Insider Trading? Donald Trump, Jared Kushner and the Trump Organization
    On January 10th, 2017, it was announced that Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law, was appointed as Senior Advisor to the future President.  News reports  of “conflict of interest” by Donald Trump, Jared…
  • Nov 29

    Can Donald Trump be Impeached?

    Can Donald Trump be Impeached?
    Impeachment is governed by Article II Section Four of the U.S. Constitution, which  states that the President shall be removed from office on impeachment for and conviction of treason, bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors. …
  • Aug 1

    One Year Ago, Cecil the Lion Died

    One Year Ago, Cecil the Lion Died
    Source: Wikipedia The Daily Mail reports that Walter Palmer, the Minnesota millionaire dentist, is thriving and Cecil the Lion….is still dead.  But the first anniversary year of the killing has revived the protest by those who are…
Rank this Week: 4578

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2977

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

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

    Probation and Violation

    Probation and Violation
    Probation and Violations   Probation and the violations that may revoke it. Probation, which is the release of an offender from detention, subject to a period of good behavior under supervision and the person can rejoin the…
  • Jan 9

    Probation and Violation

    Probation and Violation
    Probation and Violations   Probation, which is the release of an offender from detention, subject to a period of good behavior under supervision and the person can rejoin the community. It seems like an easy out from serving… The…
  • Dec 18

    Are the Police Allowed to Search Your Computer or Cell Phone Without a Warrant?

    Are the Police Allowed to Search Your Computer or Cell Phone Without a Warrant?
    Are the Police Allowed to Search Your Computer or Cell Phone Without a Warrant? Since your computer and cell phone hold so much personal information and sensitive data, they are worth protecting from prying eyes, including… The post…
Rank this Week: 3913

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/
Rank this Week: 3766

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Jan 9

    Loan Participation Agreements: Contract Drafting Perspectives for the Lead Bank

    Loan Participation Agreements: Contract Drafting Perspectives for the Lead Bank
    In a perfect world, all loans would be performing, and the lead bank and participant would share in the profits of a loan participation with minimal risk of loss. In the real world, a promising participation loan easily becomes a problem…
  • Dec 15

    Key Considerations in Hiring an Employee Subject to a Non-Compete: Part II

    Key Considerations in Hiring an Employee Subject to a Non-Compete: Part II
    As discussed in Part I of this blog series, some of the most qualified candidates for employment are often current or former employees of competitors in your industry. Non-compete agreements are helpful to employers who wish to control and…
  • Dec 13

    The Apex Doctrine: What Is It and How Does It Affect Companies?

    The Apex Doctrine: What Is It and How Does It Affect Companies?
    While a case is being litigated, the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure provide that a party may take the deposition of any person. When deposing a corporate party on general issues, the business designates a corporate representative to speak…
Rank this Week: 3115

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Covers estate, guardianship, probate and trust litigation. By Law Offices of Adrian Philip Thomas.

http://www.florida-probate-lawyer.com/probate
  • Jan 9

    Due Process, Death and Taxe

    Due Process, Death and Taxe
    I have written extensively about the application of the due process requirements under both the Florida and United States Constitutions in previous blogs and cannot resist touching upon a recent opinion in a state court case applying federal…
  • Dec 27

    Trust Revocation: No Magic Art is Necessary

    Trust Revocation: No Magic Art is Necessary
    The Uniform Trust Code §602(c) provides that a settlor may revoke or amend a revocable trust by substantial compliance with a method provided in the terms of the trust or by any method manifesting clear and convincing evidence of the…
  • Dec 14

    Probate and Due Process in Florida

    Probate and Due Process in Florida
    DEATH, PROBATE AND DUE PROCESS:  Do the Notice Requirements Under the Florida Probate Code and Rules Pass Constitutional Muster? by Adrian P. Thomas, Michele M. Thomas and Daniel A. McGowan Property rights are among the basic substantive…
Rank this Week: 5026