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Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

Provides news and views on current topics in elder law, estate planning, wills and trusts, caregiver issues, probate and estate administration, Medicaid and Veterans benefits, other issues of importance to seniors and their families. By Joseph S. Karp.

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Help our WWII vets: Keep Honor Flights flying

    Help our WWII vets: Keep Honor Flights flying
    You can help fulfill a dream for South Florida's aging World War II veterans: a visit to the Washington, DC memorial that was built to honor them. The vets are aging, and time is growing short. Honor Flights Southeast Florida has made the…
  • Jul 29

    What happens to Whitney Houston's millions now?

    What happens to Whitney Houston's millions now?
    Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston, has just passed away at the too-tender age of 22, following six months of medical limbo. Now, it's her estate that may be in limbo.  Houston's only child, Brown was set to…
  • Jul 28

    Domestic partners who marry can still achieve estate planning goal

    Domestic partners who marry can still achieve estate planning goal
    If you are in a domestic partnership and have employer-sponsored health coverage or other employer-sponsored benefits for your partner, stay alert to the changing legal landscape. Many companies may phase out coverage for domestic…
Rank this Week: 4606

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Report: South Florida Doctors Heavily Prescribe Tranquilizers to Senior

    Report: South Florida Doctors Heavily Prescribe Tranquilizers to Senior
    Excess prescription of powerful tranquilizers in nursing homes and among seniors in general has been identified as a major problem within elder care facilities. A 2014 study by JAMA Psychiatry revealed almost 12 percent of women who are 80…
  • Jul 25

    Nursing Home Lawsuit Alleges Woman Died From Neglect

    Nursing Home Lawsuit Alleges Woman Died From Neglect
    An 85-year-old woman who died last year at a nursing home in Maryland reportedly suffered negligence and neglect by staffers who were charged with caring for her. In a lawsuit filed by her family against a large nursing home chain (which has…
  • Jul 17

    PA Attorney General Sues 14 Nursing Homes for Negligent Care

    PA Attorney General Sues 14 Nursing Homes for Negligent Care
    The attorney general in Pennsylvania has filed legal action against a large, corporate nursing home provider with 36 locations in that state. Of those 36, Attorney General Kathleen Kain alleges 14 have engaged in deceptive and unlawful…
Rank this Week: 3986

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Jul 30

    What to Avoid to Stay Safe on Florida Roads This Summer

    What to Avoid to Stay Safe on Florida Roads This Summer
    Summertime is associated with a lot of things – vacations, relaxation, and fun all come to mind, especially in the Sunshine State. And this year’s lower gas prices mean more Americans are heading to Florida and other vacation…
  • Jul 24

    Have You Been a Victim of Unfair Employment Practices?

    Have You Been a Victim of Unfair Employment Practices?
    Whether you are a high-grossing investment banker, middle school science teacher, or fast food fry-cook, you are entitled to certain rights as an employee in Florida. Employees in all positions and industries are protected under Florida labor…
  • Jul 16

    Far Too Many Floridians Injured this Fourth of July

    Far Too Many Floridians Injured this Fourth of July
    As Florida families celebrated Independence Day this year with barbecue, beer, and fireworks, ER doctors across the country were working overtime. July 4th ranks among the most dangerous holidays, with an increased number of accidents,…
Rank this Week: 2007

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/
  • Jul 30

    Another Court Declares Prostitution Statute Unconstitutional

    Another Court Declares Prostitution Statute Unconstitutional
    I’ve heard folks complain that some laws simply “legislate morality” and as such, those laws should be stricken.  After all, just because my mom thinks it’s wrong to do heroin, that doesn’t make it wrong for…
  • Jul 19

    Judge Waves His Magic Wand, But Cannot Deny a Seal and Expunge

    Judge Waves His Magic Wand, But Cannot Deny a Seal and Expunge
    Most decisions by judges do not get overruled, even when they’re wrong.  For some, this may only re-enforce their bad behavior because the fact is, challenges to bad rulings are often not made because most clients do not have the…
  • Jun 30

    A Different Approach to Expunging a Record

    A Different Approach to Expunging a Record
    Expunging a record can be a time consuming process, because you have to wait on the government at several different stages.  For example, at the very beginning of the expunge process (as opposed to the sealing process), you must get the…
Rank this Week: 3304

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

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

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jul 30

    Checks and Balances, Protecting Liberty Beyond Separation of Power

    Checks and Balances, Protecting Liberty Beyond Separation of Power
    The Founding Fathers were extremely suspicious of the concentration of government power in a single person or small group of people. To protect against concentrated power they designed the Constitution to separate the powers of government…
  • Jun 25

    Birthing of the Declaration of Independence: Part Seven, Quill is Set to Parchment

    Birthing of the Declaration of Independence: Part Seven, Quill is Set to Parchment
    The celebration of American Independence Day on the Fourth of July has come to include parades, barbecues and fireworks.  The celebrations should include discussions of how the Declaration of Independence came to be.…
  • Jun 25

    Birthing of the Declaration of Independence: Part Six, Defining the American Mind

    Birthing of the Declaration of Independence: Part Six, Defining the American Mind
    The celebration of American Independence Day on the Fourth of July has come to include parades, barbecues and fireworks.  The celebrations should include discussions of how the Declaration of Independence came to be.…
Rank this Week: 2114

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
Rank this Week: 2755

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/
  • Jul 30

    Google Updates Page Regarding a Deceased User’s Account

    Google Updates Page Regarding a Deceased User’s Account
    It looks like Google recently updated the support page in which a person can request information regarding a deceased user’s account. Now the options are: Close the Account of a deceased user Submit a request for funds from a deceased…
  • Feb 12

    Facebook Allows Users to designate a “Legacy Contact” to manage their account after death

    Facebook Allows Users to designate a “Legacy Contact” to manage their account after death
    Finally. For those who have been following, the issue of “digital assets” is a fast developing problem in the estate planning world. Putting aside for a moment who has the right to “inherit” your assets, the…
  • Feb 5

    Robin Williams’s Wife and Kids are Fighting Over his Stuff

    Robin Williams’s Wife and Kids are Fighting Over his Stuff
    As an estate planning attorney, I know how important what is known as “tangible personal property” is to people. Generally there are two types of property: real property and personal property. Real property is land and buildings,…
Rank this Week: 4479

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida truck accidents involving moving trucks, tractor trailers, and rental trucks. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridatruckingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Are You Feeling Financial Distress After a Trucking Collision?

    Are You Feeling Financial Distress After a Trucking Collision?
    Being in a trucking collision in South Florida can result in a lot of pain. Whether you have suffered a fracture, head injury, or a serious back injury, you could be facing weeks, months, or even a lifetime of serious pain, medical…
  • Jul 28

    Avoiding Emergency Room Malpractice Action after Your Truck Accident

    Avoiding Emergency Room Malpractice Action after Your Truck Accident
    If you have been in a truck collision in Hollywood or anywhere in South Florida, the last thing you want to worry about is medical malpractice. You deserve and expect the best quality medical treatment to help you deal with head injuries,…
  • Jul 23

    Truck Accidents and Car Accidents are Very Different: What You Need to Know

    Truck Accidents and Car Accidents are Very Different: What You Need to Know
    Many drivers treat car accidents and truck accidents exactly the same. They see these as roadway accidents and simply file a claim with their insurance company if they have suffered an injury in this type of collision. Unfortunately, these…
Rank this Week: 4225

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Hamilton v. Alpha Services, LLC – Workers’ Comp Death Benefits Following Fatal Crash

    Hamilton v. Alpha Services, LLC – Workers’ Comp Death Benefits Following Fatal Crash
    People who are involved in auto accidents while they are driving for work may, in addition to any compensation from the at-fault driver, be entitled to collect workers’ compensation benefits. While workers’ compensation may only…
  • Jul 27

    Purscell v. Tico Ins. Co. – Bad Faith Insurance Claim Rejected

    Purscell v. Tico Ins. Co. – Bad Faith Insurance Claim Rejected
    Auto insurance companies owe a duty to act in good faith when faced with claims of liability for a crash. Courts take claims of bad faith very seriously, and if a finding of bad faith is entered, insurance companies could end up paying double…
  • Jul 24

    Kimminau v. City of Hastings – Government Liability for Truck Spill Cleanup

    Kimminau v. City of Hastings – Government Liability for Truck Spill Cleanup
    There are an estimated 15 million trucks in the U.S., and approximately 2 million of those are tractor-trailers, hauling material goods coast-to-coast. An accident involving one of these large vehicles can be especially dangerous. But another…
Rank this Week: 4388

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/
  • Jul 30

    Hit by a Tourist?: What Happens When You are in a Car Accident With Someone From Out of Town

    Hit by a Tourist?: What Happens When You are in a Car Accident With Someone From Out of Town
    Being in a car accident in Hollywood or anywhere in South Florida is terrifying enough, but what happens when the driver of the other vehicle is not from South Florida? Dealing with a driver from another state or even another country can add…
  • Jul 28

    Summertime and Drunk Driving Accidents: Staying Safe When the Weather Gets Warmer

    Summertime and Drunk Driving Accidents: Staying Safe When the Weather Gets Warmer
    Summer is a time for enjoying the beautiful Florida weather, experiencing the many festivals South Florida has to offer, and enjoying the sunshine. Unfortunately, drunk driving accidents in Hollywood and South Florida often increase during…
  • Jul 23

    Hand and Wrist Injuries after a Car Accident: What You Need to Know

    Hand and Wrist Injuries after a Car Accident: What You Need to Know
    Hand and wrist injuries in Hollywood and other Florida communities are quite common after car accidents. What often happens is that someone who’s in the collision will throw their arms and hands forward instinctually in a defensive…
Rank this Week: 4506

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 29

    E-Cigs: How Should They Be Taxed?

    E-Cigs: How Should They Be Taxed?
    As an avid sports fan and season ticket holder, I have now become more accustomed to seeing fellow fans smoking vapor products--a battery powered pen-like device that heats liquid nicotine into vapor-in the stadium seats. While some may…
  • Jul 27

    TAXPAYER TAKES UP MICJO CHALLENGE IN OREGON

    TAXPAYER TAKES UP MICJO CHALLENGE IN OREGON
    In 2012, a case shook the tax world for Florida's wholesale tobacco distributors. Specifically, a case called Micjo was decided in favor of tobacco distributors at Florida's appellate court level. Micjo taught us that if a taxpayer…
  • Jul 15

    An Overview of Cloud Computing Trend

    An Overview of Cloud Computing Trend
    As the internet becomes an essential to our everyday lives, states are consistently inconsistent in their attempt to tax cloud computing systems. Cloud computing is "the practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to…
Rank this Week: 2815

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 29

    Shhhhh in the Courtroom! Bankruptcy Court Goes Digital

    Shhhhh in the Courtroom! Bankruptcy Court Goes Digital
    Imagine how much more polite people will have to be in the Southern District of Florida Bankruptcy Courts.  Next week, all the Bankruptcy Courts in Florida will no longer have live people as court reporter.  Instead, technology will…
  • Jul 29

    Wouldn’t You Want Benefits Paid in U.S. dollars?

    Wouldn’t You Want Benefits Paid in U.S. dollars?
    Attorneys Peter Berlowe, Daniel Vielleville, and Cristina Vicens successfully defended a motion dismiss brought by Cargill, Inc. regarding Cargill’s payment of Adela Ortega’s employment benefits .  Ortega, a 19 year…
  • Jul 22

    Learn How to Protect Your Clients’ Valuable Intellectual Property

    Learn How to Protect Your Clients’ Valuable Intellectual Property
    Assouline & Berlowe patent attorneys Peter Koziol and Greg Popowitz will be speaking at a webinar focusing on Intellectual Property for the Non-IP Attorney.  The Pincus Professional Education webinar will take place on…
Rank this Week: 3109

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    De Los Santos v. Brink – Vicarious Liability Limited to $600,000 in Florida Crash Case

    De Los Santos v. Brink – Vicarious Liability Limited to $600,000 in Florida Crash Case
    A car accident that resulted in severe head injuries to one man resulted in a liability verdict of $25 million at trial. However, because of comparative negligence, collateral source set-offs and taxable costs, the final judgment was for…
  • Jul 24

    Drunk Driving Tackled by Government Tech Researcher

    Drunk Driving Tackled by Government Tech Researcher
    Ignition interlock technology has rapidly gained popularity within court systems nationwide as a way to hold convicted drunk drivers accountable when they are once again granted driving privileges. But government researchers want to take it a…
  • Jul 19

    Zaldivar v. Prickett – Vicarious Liability, Negligent Entrustment

    Zaldivar v. Prickett – Vicarious Liability, Negligent Entrustment
    The recent case of Zaldivar v. Prickett, before the Georgia Supreme Court, dealt with issues of vicarious liability and negligent entrustment as they relate to car accident litigation. Vicarious liability is a kind of strict, secondary…
Rank this Week: 4707

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Family Law in Florida.

http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Blog_System/Recent_Blog_Posts/RSS.xml
  • Jul 29

    Can a Nonmarital Asset become Marital?

    Can a Nonmarital Asset become Marital?
    What happens when one spouse comes to the marriage with a nonmarital asset, and then that asset increases in value? Does it become a marital asset? The court in Herrera v. Herrera, 895 So.2s 1171, answered this question. In the Herrera…
  • Jul 22

    Am I entitled to property owned in my spouse's name?

    Am I entitled to property owned in my spouse's name?
    The answer to the question posed in the title to this post depends on when the property was acquired. If an asset was acquired during the marriage, it is the marital property of both parties, regardless of which spouse has the ownership…
  • Jul 15

    Dissipation of Asset

    Dissipation of Asset
    In divorce cases there is a concept called “dissipation.” Dissipation is essentially depletion of a marital asset by “misconduct.” If a party in a family law case is found to have dissipated an asset, the asset…
Rank this Week: 5074

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Second Foreclosure Case and Quiet Title Action

    Second Foreclosure Case and Quiet Title Action
    A 2013 Florida case dealt with the issue of whether a mortgage remained enforceable after a the dismissal of a foreclosure case and more than five years has passed from the date of the first default in mortgage payments.  The homeowner…
  • Jul 1

    Fallacy of Reasoning: "Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc"

    Fallacy of Reasoning: "Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc"
    "Post hoc ergo propter hoc"  is Latin for the fallacy of reasoning of "after this, therefore because of this."  In an episode of West Wing, President Bartlet  challenged the 27 lawyers in the room that at least one of them…
  • Jul 1

    Introduction to Chapter 13

    Introduction to Chapter 13
    A chapter 13 case is started by filing a petition with the Bankruptcy Court along with the schedules and statements that explain the person's financial situation. Under chapter 13, the debtor must submit a plan or reorganization to provide…
Rank this Week: 1810

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2259

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/
  • Jul 29

    FL 4th DCA Finds Non-Economic Damage Caps in Medical Malpractice Litigation Unconstitutional

    FL 4th DCA Finds Non-Economic Damage Caps in Medical Malpractice Litigation Unconstitutional
    Last year, the Florida Supreme Court took on the issue of caps on non-economic damages in medical malpractice wrongful death cases. The court ruled in Estate of McCall v. United States that capping damages in these cases was unconstitutional.…
  • Jul 22

    Navarrete v. Meyer – Liability of Passenger for Fatal Crash

    Navarrete v. Meyer – Liability of Passenger for Fatal Crash
    In many auto accidents resulting in injury, it is not only the driver and/or his insurance company that may be held liable for damages. Sometimes, the owner of a vehicle (if different from the driver) can be held responsible, through a…
  • Jul 15

    Key West to Settle Trip-and-Fall Lawsuit for $30k

    Key West to Settle Trip-and-Fall Lawsuit for $30k
    In 2014, Florida broke the record for the most tourists ever – more than 97 million for the year. Many hotels reported that for the first time in a long time (and for some, ever), occupancy rates exceeded 70 percent on a steady basis.…
Rank this Week: 4181

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    2 Crew Members Hurt in Cruise Ship Lifeboat Accident

    2 Crew Members Hurt in Cruise Ship Lifeboat Accident
    According to a report by KHON2 in Hawaii yesterday (July 28, 2015) “two men were hurt while lowering a lifeboat from the ship when the lines gave way”. The accident happened on Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pride of America…
  • Jul 27

    Concerns from Injured Passengers and Crew

    Concerns from Injured Passengers and Crew
    Our cruise injury law firm is contacted each week by both passengers and crew members who have suffered injuries. Some of these injuries are caused simply by accidents. Some are caused due to the negligence or lack of care on part of the…
  • Jul 24

    Fire, Rape and Assault: Another Crazy Week for the Cruise Industry

    Fire, Rape and Assault: Another Crazy Week for the Cruise Industry
    Another interesting week has passed with the cruise line industry seeing a wide ranges of incidents across multiple cruise lines. Fire on a Royal Caribbean ship. Rape on a Celebrity Cruise. And a crew member on crew member sexual assault on…
Rank this Week: 3646

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida accidents. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Sanders v. Sears-Page: Court Orders New Car Accident Trial

    Sanders v. Sears-Page: Court Orders New Car Accident Trial
    The majority of car accident lawsuits are settled outside of court, prior to the trial phase. However, the personal injury lawyer you choose to handle your case should have ample trial experience. Some cases are best resolved at that level,…
  • Jul 25

    Widespread Vehicle Defects Galvanize Government Regulator

    Widespread Vehicle Defects Galvanize Government Regulator
    For years, it seemed as if the officials with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration were asleep at the wheel. The agency was slammed by members of Congress during hearings on Capitol Hill in which lawmakers criticized the…
  • Jul 20

    Report: Emergency Responders Have High Rate of Driver Distraction

    Report: Emergency Responders Have High Rate of Driver Distraction
    Distraction is a problem for all drivers. Whether it's a vibrating cell phone or children in the back seat - there is constant competition for our attention at all times, even behind the wheel. But a recent news investigation reveals South…
Rank this Week: 3833

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3198

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Jul 28

    Roller Skate and Skateboard Accidents in Florida

    Roller Skate and Skateboard Accidents in Florida
    Florida weather lends itself to many outdoor activities almost all year round, including roller skating and skateboarding. While these activities offer a thrill, roller skating and skateboarding accidents can lead to serious injuries. Even…
  • Jul 28

    Airbag Accidents in Florida

    Airbag Accidents in Florida
    If you’ve been involved in a serious car wreck in Florida, you understand how terrifying it can be when the airbags deploy. While airbags are designed to protect individuals in the event of an accident, they often injure and in some…
  • Jul 28

    Birth Injuries in Florida

    Birth Injuries in Florida
    During the labor and birth process, a baby needs proper medical attention so that everything goes smoothly. When mistakes are made, the consequences can be shattering. If you suspect that a medical professional caused your baby’s…
Rank this Week: 2303

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    U.S. Copyright Office proposes changes to Copyright Act

    U.S. Copyright Office proposes changes to Copyright Act
    Recently, the United States Copyright Office issued a report regarding proposed changes to the Copyright Act in relation to Orphan Works and Mass Digitization.[1] The term Orphan Works refers to works where the copyright owner cannot be…
  • Jul 27

    Laches or delay in filing a lawsuit in the context of Intellectual Property law

    Laches or delay in filing a lawsuit in the context of Intellectual Property law
    The legal term Laches is often used to describe a potential defense that a person being sued can assert. Laches encompasses the situation where a Plaintiff has delayed in bringing a lawsuit for an unreasonably long period of time. In some…
  • Jul 21

    Short Circuit: Payday for Infringer

    Short Circuit: Payday for Infringer
    In 1996, an amateur artist named Frederick Bouchat designed a logo for the Baltimore Ravens that the club later adopted as a team symbol without his awareness.  The infringing symbol then appeared on Ravens merchandise sold at home…
Rank this Week: 4647

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

Focuses on including international arbitration, real estate investment and land development, financing, foreign investment and tax, Miami’s new zoning code (Miami 21), public-private partnerships, hospitality, and construction in Miami, Florida. By Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    New Spanish Language Blog Captures Essence of “New Miami”

    New Spanish Language Blog Captures Essence of “New Miami”
    Bilzin Sumberg has launched Nuevo Miami, a Spanish language publication of the New Miami blog. Nuevo Miami focuses on sharing ground-level insights about the gateway city’s continually growing opportunities for foreign investors and…
  • Jul 20

    Hostel Takeover: Part One

    Hostel Takeover: Part One
    On our New Miami blog we often talk about Miami’s role as a trendsetting market for the hospitality industry. Over the last few years, Miami has been a popular launching point for luxury brands, such as The Thompson Miami Beach, Ian…
  • Jul 14

    Miami-Dade County Proposed Budget Confirms Dedication To P3

    Miami-Dade County Proposed Budget Confirms Dedication To P3
    Last week Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez introduced the County’s FY 2015-16 Proposed Budget and Multi-Year Capital Plan. A review of the budget’s line items confirms the County’s dedication to the use of…
Rank this Week: 3524

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers South Florida car accident, product liability and wrongful death news. By Friedland Law Group.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Fiat Chrysler Safety Recalls: U.S. DOT Announces Fiat Chrysler Enforcement Action

    Fiat Chrysler Safety Recalls: U.S. DOT Announces Fiat Chrysler Enforcement Action
    Last week, Fiat Chrysler announced a voluntary recall of approximately 1.4 million vehicles in response to an incident earlier in the week in which hackers demonstrated that they could take control of one of the company’s cars using the…
  • Jul 23

    Royal Caribbean’s “Freedom of the Seas” Catches Fire in Jamaica

    Royal Caribbean’s “Freedom of the Seas” Catches Fire in Jamaica
    July is one of the most preferred months for cruising the Caribbean, as the prices are surprisingly low, the traffic has thinned out and the islands are peaceful. These might have been the reasons for which 4,454 passengers decided to aboard…
  • Jul 15

    Check your Airbags! FL Drivers are the Most at Risk by the Takata Airbag Recall

    Check your Airbags! FL Drivers are the Most at Risk by the Takata Airbag Recall
    “Check your airbags”, was the message given by Mark Rosekind, the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at a news conference last Tuesday. According to Rosekind, Florida drivers are particularly at risk from…
Rank this Week: 3237

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
  • Jul 28

    Social Media's Impact on Personal Injury Cases by Daniel L. Diaz-Balart

    Social Media's Impact on Personal Injury Cases by Daniel L. Diaz-Balart
    Find this article written for and published in the Daily Business Review. Lawyers who fail to utilize social media's increased role in the legal profession, or who fail to properly anticipate how it may come up in litigation, do so at their…
  • Jul 17

    GoFundMe as an alternative to predatory Lawsuit Loan

    GoFundMe as an alternative to predatory Lawsuit Loan
    With the development over the past few years of online crowd funding, websites like GoFundMe have gained in popularity at an exponential rate. Since its inception, GoFundMe claims to have raised over $1.2 billion through its website. Quite…
  • Jul 15

    Life-threatening injuries to bicycle accident victim in Fort Lauderdale

    Life-threatening injuries to bicycle accident victim in Fort Lauderdale
    On Monday, Colleen Berzok was riding her bicycle near the Sunrise Boulevard bridge in Fort Lauderdale, not far from her home, when she was hit by a car. Reports about Colleen's injuries are not optimistic and qualified as life-threatening. …
Rank this Week: 3137

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    South Florida Father Sentenced to 5 Years Prison for Shaken Baby

    South Florida Father Sentenced to 5 Years Prison for Shaken Baby
    For the death of his 5-month-old son as a result of violent shaking, a Lake Worth man will serve five years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter. Initially, defendant had been charged with first-degree murder and faced up to 30…
  • Jul 23

    South Florida Embezzlement Arrests After $80k Stolen

    South Florida Embezzlement Arrests After $80k Stolen
    Two insurance underwriting company employees were arrested in Hollywood, accused of embezzling at least $25,000 but possibly as much as $80,000 from the firm. The workers, age 31 and 41, are accused of taking some customer's monthly cash…
  • Jul 14

    Moss v. Florida - New Trial in Sex Crime Case After Evidence Error

    Moss v. Florida - New Trial in Sex Crime Case After Evidence Error
    A Florida man convicted of burglary of an occupied dwelling and sexual battery will receive a new trial after an appeals court agreed the trial court wrongly entered evidence of statements he made to authorities prior to his arrest. In Moss…
Rank this Week: 4512

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
  • Jul 28

    Get that Release

    Get that Release
    After a developer and a contractor had completed construction of a condominium building, they were asked back by the association to perform some warranty repairs to the exterior cladding. The building was experiencing water intrusion…
  • Jul 21

    Building with Wood

    Building with Wood
    One of our readers brought something to our attention. He was intrigued with an article in Popular Science magazine describing how multistory buildings can be constructed with cross laminated timbers. With the first in London at 9 stories,…
  • Jul 14

    Repair Shop’s Right To Lien

    Repair Shop’s Right To Lien
    An equipment repair shop went about fixing a backhoe brought in for service. After completing its work, the shop returned the equipment to its owners along with a bill for repairs. When, in a few months the shop didn’t get paid, it…
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Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Important Facts for Passengers Injured During Cruises [Part I]

    Important Facts for Passengers Injured During Cruises [Part I]
    While many families are counting the days until they depart on an exciting cruise, vacations at sea involve exposure to potential hazards that can cause permanent life-altering injuries.  If you suffer a serious injury like paralysis or…
  • Jul 22

    Cruise Ship Accidents Causing Catastrophic Injurie

    Cruise Ship Accidents Causing Catastrophic Injurie
    While most people do not anticipate suffering catastrophic injuries, they are not as rare as you might think.  Federal data reveals that traumatic brain injuries cause 52,000 fatalities and 275,000 injuries per year while another 12,000…
  • Jul 16

    Liability of Cruise Lines for Tour Excursion Injurie

    Liability of Cruise Lines for Tour Excursion Injurie
    Tour excursions to enjoy ancient ruins, beautiful vistas, and exciting forms of recreational activity often constitute the highlights of a cruise experience.  Many of these side trips for educational, leisure, or physical activity…
Rank this Week: 3222

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Best Place to Live in Florida for Foreign Investor

    Best Place to Live in Florida for Foreign Investor
    When applying for an investor’s visa, you are taking on a lot of responsibilities, which is why it is important to find an experienced Florida immigration attorney to assist you through the process. In addition to starting a brand new…
  • Jul 23

    What Constitutes a Contract in Florida?

    What Constitutes a Contract in Florida?
    Contract disputes are very common in Florida civil litigation. Often, one of the first things the parties will dispute over is to whether or not a valid contract existed between them. In order for a legally binding contract to exist, there…
  • Jul 15

    What is an E-2 visa?

    What is an E-2 visa?
    An E-2 visa is an investor’s visa that allows foreign nationals to obtain a 5-year renewable visa for investing in an enterprise in the United States. If you are interested in applying for an E-2 visa in Florida, you may do so by either…
Rank this Week: 4772

Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By The Grife Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.bocaratonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1763

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
  • Jul 27

    Can a guardian change the trustee of a ward’s trust?

    Can a guardian change the trustee of a ward’s trust?
    Choosing someone to act as your successor trustee upon your death or incapacity is not a decision that you should take lightly. Not only does that nominated successor trustee have a duty and obligation to carry out your wishes, but
  • Jul 14

    Best Legal Blog

    Best Legal Blog
    If you enjoy this probate and estate litigation blog, please nominate it for inclusion on the Best Legal Blog by The Expert Institute.  Thank
  • May 26

    Can a contract defeat testamentary intent?

    Can a contract defeat testamentary intent?
    In a word, yes. In a blow to the unwed in the State of Florida, the Fourth District Court of Appeal recently held that an operating agreement entered into by a deceased business owner (the “Decedent”) trumped his stated…
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Florida Construction Law Update

Florida Construction Law Update

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

http://www.floridaconstructionupdate.com/
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South Florida Criminal Law Blog

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

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

http://www.southfloridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    When Florida Police and Defendant Disagree on Consent to Search - Thompson v. State

    When Florida Police and Defendant Disagree on Consent to Search - Thompson v. State
    Criminal cases, particularly drug cases, often turn on rulings on the admissibility of evidence. Searches and confessions are both commonly challenged. The Second District recently considered the admissibility of both in the case of…
  • Jun 17

    Discriminatory Jury Selection - Guevara v. State

    Discriminatory Jury Selection - Guevara v. State
    Although jurors and the parties to a case are entitled to a discrimination-free juror selection process in Florida, an attorney in some cases may believe that a particular group may be more sympathetic to the other side. When an attorney…
  • Mar 24

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

    Race, Schools and Backpack Searches - R.M. v. State
    If you read this blog regularly, you know that we spend a fair amount of time in this space discussing the law as it applies to searches and seizures, whether it's at a home, in a car or on the street. As Florida's Third District Court of…
Rank this Week: 3862

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

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

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3741

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Jul 26

    Helping Children Deal with Divorce

    Helping Children Deal with Divorce
    As hard as divorce is on adults, it can be even worse for kids. When parents divorce, kids often feel stressed, confused, scared, and angry. Younger kids, especially, have a hard time understanding what is going on. Kids may act out in…
  • Jul 20

    What Happens to the House?

    What Happens to the House?
    For divorcing couples, one of the hardest decisions is what to do with the family home. There are 3 main options: sell the home, continue living in the home, or one spouse stays in the home. In a really heated divorce, where the couple cannot…
  • Jul 12

    Grandparents’ Rights in the Spotlight

    Grandparents’ Rights in the Spotlight
    Many people don’t realize how few legal rights Florida grandparents have when it comes to visitation with their grandchildren. Even in situations where the child has previously lived with the grandparents, whether it be due to parents…
Rank this Week: 3634

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jul 26

    How Do I Change My Name?

    How Do I Change My Name?
    There are many reasons to want to change either your first, middle, or last name. Individuals and parents alike may want to change their name or their children’s names due to personal preference, to take a spouse’s name, or to return to…
  • Jul 10

    Appealing a Florida Divorce: What Are My Options?

    Appealing a Florida Divorce: What Are My Options?
    After a divorce, if you or your spouse are not happy with the result, you both have the right to appeal the decision. Legally, appeals determine whether or not the trial court correctly applied to law to the specific facts of the case. If a…
  • Jul 10

    Can I Enforce or Modify My Out of State Divorce in Florida?

    Can I Enforce or Modify My Out of State Divorce in Florida?
    Because divorce is state specific, it is difficult to know how to “transfer” your divorce when you move. If you and your children have moved or relocated after a divorce, paternity, or other family law proceeding has terminated, you…
Rank this Week: 3629

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers…

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Lusk, Drasites & Tolisano, PA.

http://www.southwestfloridainjurylawyers.com/
  • Jul 24

    Florida Court Awards $800,000 In Negligent Entrustment Suit Involving Jet Ski

    Florida Court Awards $800,000 In Negligent Entrustment Suit Involving Jet Ski
    Due to its miles and miles of coastline and warm year-round temperatures, Florida experiences some of the highest rates of recreational boating and water sports. Although this creates an enjoyable hobby and activity for residents and tourists…
  • Jul 11

    Florida Court Holds that Plaintiff’s Military File Not Discoverable Without In Camera Review

    Florida Court Holds that Plaintiff’s Military File Not Discoverable Without In Camera Review
    In a personal injury action, it is not uncommon for the parties to attempt to obtain as much information  as possible about each other. This can lead to instances in which a party’s personal and private information is exposed to…
  • Jul 11

    Florida Amusement Park Injury Accidents on the Rise

    Florida Amusement Park Injury Accidents on the Rise
    Florida is home to many amusement parks that attract countless visitors every year, especially during the summer months. This year, however, there appears to be a rise in the number of injuries and illnesses suffered at Florida amusement…
Rank this Week: 2543

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Florida DMV Can Suspend Your Driver's License for Medical Reasons Based on Confidential Tip

    Florida DMV Can Suspend Your Driver's License for Medical Reasons Based on Confidential Tip
    One thing people in Florida do not always realize is that driving is considered a right, not a privilege. This does not mean that the DMV in Florida is going to withdraw drivers' licenses for no reason, but it does mean that when the DMV…
  • Jul 16

    Examples of When the State Cannot Prove Constructive Possession in Florida

    Examples of When the State Cannot Prove Constructive Possession in Florida
    In Florida, there are a lot of drug cases and gun cases that involve the concept of constructive possession. Actual possession is when the police find a gun or drugs on a person i.e. in his pocket, in his hand, in his waistband, sees him…
  • Jul 13

    When Can Oral Communications Be Secretly Recorded in Florida?

    When Can Oral Communications Be Secretly Recorded in Florida?
    With cell phones that have the capability to record audio and video, people record other people's communications all of the time. However, that may not be legal in Florida. There is a statute that addresses this issue, but its…
Rank this Week: 1670

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Jul 24

    2-Year-Old’s Leg Severed by Lawn Mower in Pasco County

    2-Year-Old’s Leg Severed by Lawn Mower in Pasco County
    A 2-year-old boy had his foot amputated Saturday after he was accidentally struck by a riding lawn mower being operated by his mother, according to Pasco County authorities. Pasco County Fire Rescue claims that the mother was riding a…
  • Jul 20

    Differences Between Pasco County Truck Accidents and Car Accident

    Differences Between Pasco County Truck Accidents and Car Accident
    Even though the fear and pain can be similar in truck accidents and car accidents, there are several key differences between these two types of auto accidents. It is important to know about the following differences if you have been involved…
  • Jul 2

    Top Safety Tips for the Fourth of July

    Top Safety Tips for the Fourth of July
    This Fourth of July weekend, many people will be traveling, enjoying fireworks or just firing up the backyard grill. At Whittel & Melton, our Pasco County Injury Lawyers want to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday. We urge you to have…
Rank this Week: 3597

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Jul 24

    Why dedicated representation matters in construction contract

    Why dedicated representation matters in construction contract
    Every day, hundreds of construction contracts are inked across the nation, including right here in Florida. While many of the parties involved in these contracts -- developers, owners, suppliers, general contractors, subcontractors, sureties,…
  • Jul 10

    A closer look at the condo-conversion conundrum here in Florida -- II

    A closer look at the condo-conversion conundrum here in Florida -- II
    In our last post, we discussed how a state law permitting developers and investors to purchase foreclosed or otherwise empty condominium units in bulk and convert them to rental properties has become increasingly problematic. To recap, many…
  • Jun 25

    A closer look at the condo-conversion conundrum here in Florida

    A closer look at the condo-conversion conundrum here in Florida
    In the wake of the Great Recession, Florida found itself with a surplus of unwanted condominiums that had fallen into a state of general disrepair after their owners were foreclosed upon, as well as buildings that simply sat largely empty...
Rank this Week: 2187

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

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

    Failure to Plan for Divorce Can Destroy an Estate

    Failure to Plan for Divorce Can Destroy an Estate
    Most complications that arise in estate administration are the result of unanticipated events. Divorce is one of the least planned for events in any estate plan; it can also cause some of the most devastating complications. The recent case of…
  • Jul 10

    Estate Administration Confusion: Who Does the Estate’s Lawyer Represent?

    Estate Administration Confusion: Who Does the Estate’s Lawyer Represent?
    In order for a will to be probated after someone’s death, a Personal Representative must be appointed by the court. In order for a trust to be administered, a Trustee must be appointed pursuant to the terms of the trust. The PR or…
  • Jun 26

    Estate Planning Goes to the Movies: You’re Not You

    Estate Planning Goes to the Movies: You’re Not You
    2014’s You’re Not You stars Hilary Swank as a 35-year-old classical pianist who is stricken with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, aka Lou Gehrig’s disease). This multiple-hanky-needed drama is…
Rank this Week: 3400

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Provides updates and commentary on whistleblower cases. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Whistleblowers and HIPAA

    Whistleblowers and HIPAA
    Whistleblowers often face a difficult decision when they suspect fraud at their place of employment.   The whistleblower knows that fraud is being committed, but he or she will never be able to prove it without keeping or retaining…
  • Jul 15

    Contractor Settles Suit Related to Set Aside Contract

    Contractor Settles Suit Related to Set Aside Contract
    According to the Department of Justice, LB&B Associates, Inc. (“LB&B”) has agreed to settle a qui tam lawsuit alleging it violated the False Claims Act by claiming it qualified as a Small Disadvantaged Business when it did…
  • Jul 7

    IRS places Captive Insurance Companies on the list of the “Dirty Dozen”

    IRS places Captive Insurance Companies on the list of the “Dirty Dozen”
    Each year the IRS publishes a list of the “Dirty Dozen” tax scams.   The list is intended to warn taxpayers against common and trending tax scams.  The complete list for 2015 can be found by clicking here. The 2015…
Rank this Week: 2356

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
  • Jul 23

    Like old soldiers, Employee Plans Determination Letter Program fades away

    Like old soldiers, Employee Plans Determination Letter Program fades away
    The Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) issued Announcement 2015-19 on July 21, 2015, in which the agency announced that its long-standing and widely used retirement plan determination program for individually designed plans was…
  • Jun 25

    The Supreme Court rescues Obamacare one more time

    The Supreme Court rescues Obamacare one more time
    President Obama might want to invite Chief Justice John Roberts to the White House for a “thank you” dinner! The United States Supreme Court today issued an opinion in King v. Burwell that upholds the Obama administration’s…
  • Jun 25

    IRS issues 409A guidance—need to correct before the year of vesting

    IRS issues 409A guidance—need to correct before the year of vesting
    The Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) recently confirmed that violations of Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) could be corrected without penalty in any taxable…
Rank this Week: 3996

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

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

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Jul 23

    Homeowners: Watch Out For These Red Flags When Hiring Construction Contractor

    Homeowners: Watch Out For These Red Flags When Hiring Construction Contractor
    Hiring a contractor to perform serious renovation work on your home can be an unnerving prospect for many people. You want to ensure that you are getting the best work at a fair price, but if you choose a bad or unscrupulous contractor you…
  • Jul 14

    Florida Construction Defect Claims and Insurance

    Florida Construction Defect Claims and Insurance
    In construction defect claims, various insurance policies are often implicated.  In Florida, there are multiple triggers for determining whether property damage occurs during a policy period.  One trigger is manifestation (which…
  • Jun 19

    Homeowners: What You Need to Know About Construction Defect

    Homeowners: What You Need to Know About Construction Defect
    By definition, a construction defect is a condition that reduces your home’s value. There are two primary categories of defect: “patent” defects, which can be spotted right away, and “latent” problems that…
Rank this Week: 2294

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    Renters: Protect Your Security Deposit

    Renters: Protect Your Security Deposit
    For landlords, a security deposit can be a great source of protection against renters who might damage their property or skip out early on the lease. However, for renters who maintain their home and fulfill their lease obligations, they can…
  • Jul 10

    3 Things To Consider Before Refinancing Your Mortgage

    3 Things To Consider Before Refinancing Your Mortgage
    Refinancing your home loan can be a massive decision with far-reaching ramifications. The reasons a person might consider refinancing his or her mortgage are considerable. You may have loads of high-interest debt you need to pay off. Maybe…
  • Jun 19

    Five Issues to Consider Before Selling Your Home via Short Sale

    Five Issues to Consider Before Selling Your Home via Short Sale
    If you are having a difficult time paying your mortgage, you might be considering a short sale. A short sale involves selling the home with the proceeds being less than the mortgage due on the property. Often your lender will accept the sale…
Rank this Week: 3999