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Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Jan 23

    411: New Child Car Seat Law in Florida

    411: New Child Car Seat Law in Florida
    Our personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know that on the first day of 2015, a new child car seat law went into effect. This law changes the safety requirements concerning transporting young children in…
  • Jan 21

    $62 Million Award in Medical Malpractice Case

    $62 Million Award in Medical Malpractice Case
    A New York woman has been awarded $62 million by a jury in a medical malpractice case initiated by her 2009 lawsuit against a hospital and her treating physicians. Five years ago, the woman, a single mother, underwent surgery due …The…
  • Jan 12

    Drowsy Driving is Dangerous Driving

    Drowsy Driving is Dangerous Driving
    When people think of the most dangerous thing to do involving a car, it’s safe to say most think of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) – and with good reason. Every year, according to the …The post…
Rank this Week: 3198

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Mortgage Crisis Watch

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

http://www.mortgagecrisiswatch.com/
  • Jan 23

    Supreme Court Eases Requirements for Homeowners Rescinding Mortgage

    Supreme Court Eases Requirements for Homeowners Rescinding Mortgage
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently held in Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. that borrowers exercising their right to rescind mortgages under the Truth in Lending Act (“TILA”) only need to provide written notice to creditors…
  • Jan 15

    Fighting Back Against CFPB Demand

    Fighting Back Against CFPB Demand
    An increasing number of banks, mortgage lenders, auto finance companies and other financial services industry participants are dealing with inquiries, investigations and actual or threatened legal claims from the Consumer Financial Protection…
  • Jan 14

    A Digital Encyclopedia: Bilzin Sumberg’s Blogosphere

    A Digital Encyclopedia: Bilzin Sumberg’s Blogosphere
    Bilzin Sumberg prides itself as being the go-to firm for domestic and international investors and corporations doing business in Florida and beyond. We aim to provide our clients with legal and business insight into the industries and areas…
Rank this Week: 3866

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    New Case Shows Judicial Neutrality Matter

    New Case Shows Judicial Neutrality Matter
    There are certain beliefs that we have about American justice that are crucial to an effective court system. One such belief is in the neutrality of our judges. That our judges will see our case impartially, without interference from public…
  • Jan 21

    Crime Within the Family

    Crime Within the Family
    By now most of our readers should know that where a crime is committed, there may also be an avenue for civil recovery, by suing the wrongdoer for damages. A recent case provides an interesting analysis as to what happens when a family member…
  • Jan 16

    You Can Sue Phantoms, and If You Don’t, You Could Have Problem

    You Can Sue Phantoms, and If You Don’t, You Could Have Problem
    When someone is injured, we normally think of suing a person or a company whose negligence was responsible for our injuries. But if you learned that ghosts—or, more legally proper, “phantoms”—could be responsible for…
Rank this Week: 2355

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal…

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, civil litigation, personal injury, and immigration news.

http://www.ameritrustlawgroup.com/legal-blog/
  • Jan 23

    Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Faces $4M Lawsuit Over Hazing in Baltimore

    Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Faces $4M Lawsuit Over Hazing in Baltimore
    Johnny Powell II, 22, filed a $4M lawsuit against the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity at Coppin State University  after alleged hazing from the frat left him in the hospital for five days. Powell’s lawsuit filed on January 22, 2015 in…
  • Jan 21

    Four Banks Settle Wrongful Foreclosure Accusations in Massachusetts for $2.7M

    Four Banks Settle Wrongful Foreclosure Accusations in Massachusetts for $2.7M
    Four of the nation’s largest banks including Bank of America, Citi, JP Morgan Chase, and Wells Fargo, settled accusations of wrongful foreclosure on properties in Massachusetts for $2.7 million according to a statement by the…
  • Jan 19

    Wet Seal Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy After Closing More Than 300 Store

    Wet Seal Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy After Closing More Than 300 Store
    The Wet Seal Inc. field for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday January 16, 2015, in a last ditch effort to keep the business operating. Just over a week ago, the company laid off nearly 3,700 employees and closed 338 of its stores. CEO Ed…
Rank this Week: 2374

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law. By the Law Office of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4564

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Thomas & Pearl.

http://thomasandpearl.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Lawyer

    Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Lawyer
        Florida maintains no-fault insurance laws that are both confusing and can harm you financially if you do not adhere to the strict guidelines and time limits that are set. Since most people are...
  • Dec 4

    Fort Lauderdale Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer

    Fort Lauderdale Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer
    Fort Lauderdale Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer Slip-and-Falls: Don’t Let Embarrassment Destroy Your Claim by Jason B. Pearl, Esq.   Let’s face reality right off the bat, falling in public is embarrassing. It just is....
  • Apr 28

    Should You Hire A Car Accident Lawyer?

    Should You Hire A Car Accident Lawyer?
    If you are the victim of a car accident in Fort Lauderdale, Florida or any other city, you are entitled to get a fair compensation if you were not at fault. You will always benefit...
Rank this Week: 4798

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 23

    ACUITY v. Johnson - Truck Crash Insurance Dispute

    ACUITY v. Johnson - Truck Crash Insurance Dispute
    Insurance companies can create numerous roadblocks to a personal injury trial. In the recent trucking accident case of ACUITY v. Johnson, proceedings were prolonged while the insurer disputed its responsibility to cover damages resulting…
  • Jan 22

    Quinlan v. Toyota - Florida Judge Allows Pursuit of Punitive Damage

    Quinlan v. Toyota - Florida Judge Allows Pursuit of Punitive Damage
    In the event of a motor vehicle accident, there are two different kinds of damages a plaintiff may be able to collect: compensatory and punitive. Compensatory damages include economic (property damage, medical bills, lost wages and other…
  • Jan 15

    Semian v. Ledgemere Transp., Inc. - No Bar to Recovery for Comparative Fault

    Semian v. Ledgemere Transp., Inc. - No Bar to Recovery for Comparative Fault
    There are varying approaches taken by each state to the issue of how to handle injury claims made by plaintiffs who may have shared some portion of fault. On one extreme, there are states that will totally bar recovery if plaintiff is to any…
Rank this Week: 4398

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/
  • Jan 23

    2015 Economic Outlook. Blue Skies Ahead.

    2015 Economic Outlook. Blue Skies Ahead.
    Renowned economist Hugh F. Kelly (PhD, CRE), Clinical Professor in New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate and the 2014 national Chairman of The Counselors of Real Estate, led a discussion at a CREW-Miami luncheon…
  • Jan 21

    Transit Oriented Development Critical to Metropolitan Growth

    Transit Oriented Development Critical to Metropolitan Growth
    Urban Development: Faster Greener Commutes Key to Sustained City Growth, a report released in October 2014 by Cushman & Wakefield, provided insight into Transit Oriented Development as it explored “the consequences of rapid…
  • Jan 20

    Real Estate Joint Venture Tip

    Real Estate Joint Venture Tip
    A recent New York Times article described the increased presence of New York developers in the South Florida condominium market. The fact is that Miami real estate market has always been a seductive one for out of state developers, and…
Rank this Week: 3641

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Late Night Seminole County Crash Results in Fatality

    Late Night Seminole County Crash Results in Fatality
    A late night crash on County Road 427 has resulted in the death of one Altamonte Springs man, according to Florida Law Enforcement. The accident happened at 11 p.m. Wednesday night, when a 2015 Infiniti SUV driven by Raymond Williams, left…
  • Jan 21

    Orlando Minivan Driver Causes Collision with SunRail

    Orlando Minivan Driver Causes Collision with SunRail
    Orlando recently installed the 31.5-mile SunRail light rail, which starts in Volusia County and runs through Seminole County and into south Orange County. It takes riders across region, allowing them to leave their cars at home. But recently…
  • Jan 21

    Florida Woman Charged with DUI Manslaughter After Hit-and-Run Accident

    Florida Woman Charged with DUI Manslaughter After Hit-and-Run Accident
    Thirty-year old Jonathan Steve Diaz wanted to make a new life for himself in Florida. He was raised in New York City, but moved to Orlando six months ago with his girlfriend and her two children. He had gotten a job at Disney World and had…
Rank this Week: 2107

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Late Night Seminole County Crash Results in Fatality

    Late Night Seminole County Crash Results in Fatality
    A late night crash on County Road 427 has resulted in the death of one Altamonte Springs man, according to Florida Law Enforcement. The accident happened at 11 p.m. Wednesday night, when a 2015 Infiniti SUV driven by Raymond Williams, left…
  • Jan 21

    Orlando Minivan Driver Causes Collision with SunRail

    Orlando Minivan Driver Causes Collision with SunRail
    Orlando recently installed the 31.5-mile SunRail light rail, which starts in Volusia County and runs through Seminole County and into south Orange County. It takes riders across region, allowing them to leave their cars at home. But recently…
  • Jan 21

    Florida Woman Charged with DUI Manslaughter After Hit-and-Run Accident

    Florida Woman Charged with DUI Manslaughter After Hit-and-Run Accident
    Thirty-year old Jonathan Steve Diaz wanted to make a new life for himself in Florida. He was raised in New York City, but moved to Orlando six months ago with his girlfriend and her two children. He had gotten a job at Disney World and had…
Rank this Week: 2193

Gallagher & Associates Law…

Gallagher & Associates Law Firm

Covers Florida foreclosure law.

http://gallagherlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4879

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

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

    Prevent Burns in Miami or Your Community

    Prevent Burns in Miami or Your Community
    According to authorities, Southwest Florida is experiencing weather conditions that could make brush fire season potentially more dangerous. Low humidity conditions may make things more comfortable in Florida heat, but they can also turn one…
  • Jan 20

    Could Your Landlord Be Liable for Your Injuries?

    Could Your Landlord Be Liable for Your Injuries?
    If you rent a home in Hollywood or anywhere in South Florida and you are injured at home, your landlord may be liable if their negligence or recklessness caused your injuries. This is especially the case if you are injured outside the…
  • Jan 15

    New Law in Florida Aims to Prevent Burns and Fire-Related Fatalities in Miami and Florida

    New Law in Florida Aims to Prevent Burns and Fire-Related Fatalities in Miami and Florida
    Starting at the beginning of this year, Florida has new smoke detector laws. Under the new laws, smoke alarms in homes need to use either permanent batteries or electricity. Permanent batteries are ones that last ten years and are…
Rank this Week: 2858

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4586

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/
  • Jan 22

    Bankruptcy Relief for Student Loans May Be Changing?

    Bankruptcy Relief for Student Loans May Be Changing?
    Today, a legislator introduced a bill to treat student loan debt as other unsecured debt in a bankruptcy filing. This would be huge! As everyone knows, a bill isn't a law and it could be awhile, but if this gains steam, we may have some…
  • Jan 19

    Update on Stripping Second Mortgages and HOA Liens in the Middle District Tampa Div. Florida Bankruptcy Court

    Update on Stripping Second Mortgages and HOA Liens in the Middle District Tampa Div. Florida Bankruptcy Court
    We are still able to strip second mortgages in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy here in Tampa Bay. However, there is a risk that the window of opportunity may be closing. Bank of America has filed several challenges to the U.S. Supreme Court in the…
  • Nov 22

    Debtors' Ability to Strip Second Mortgages: the Door May Be Slammed Shut Soon so File Now!

    Debtors' Ability to Strip Second Mortgages: the Door May Be Slammed Shut Soon so File Now!
    As a Florida consumer bankruptcy attorney, we have been able to remove and strip off second mortgages due to the 11th Circuit's decision in McNeal a couple years back. It is the only Circuit in the country that allows for a second mortgage…
Rank this Week: 3465

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4632

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer…

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida, personal injury law and insurance coverage issues. By The Pittman Firm, P.A.

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

    Saving Money When Buying Auto Insurance

    Saving Money When Buying Auto Insurance
    It’s probably fair to say that we don’t like to pay insurance premium bills when they come in the mail. After all, it’s easy to ask why you should renew that insurance when in all your years of driving you haven’t had…
  • Jan 15

    More About Putting Your Injury Case On Track For Successful Completion

    More About Putting Your Injury Case On Track For Successful Completion
    Ten percent of us get hurt in accidents, often due to someone else’s carelessness. Last week, I talked about setting goals for successful completion of your legal case if you are in that group. Today, I’ll add to the list of…
  • Jan 15

    Putting Injury Cases on the Right Track in the New Year

    Putting Injury Cases on the Right Track in the New Year
    It’s time to set goals for 2015. If you are one of the roughly ten percent of the population injured last year and that injury was caused by someone else’s carelessness, putting your legal case on track for successful completion…
Rank this Week: 5060

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/
Rank this Week: 2155

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida personal injury developments. By Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck, P.A.

http://www.florida-personal-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Discovery of Social Media Photos in Florida Personal Injury Case

    Discovery of Social Media Photos in Florida Personal Injury Case
    Social media has had a significant impact on various aspects of litigation, particularly discovery. The Fourth District recently considered whether a defendant had a right to examine the photos posted on the plaintiff’s Facebook…
  • Jan 19

    Nonjoinder of Insurer in Florida Personal Injury Case

    Nonjoinder of Insurer in Florida Personal Injury Case
    Like other states, Florida has a nonjoinder statute. Section 627.4136, Florida Statutes, provides that a person who is not an insured under the terms of a liability insurance policy shall not have a cause of action against the insurer without…
  • Jan 15

    Liability for Letting an Intoxicated Person Drive in Florida

    Liability for Letting an Intoxicated Person Drive in Florida
    As previously discussed in this blog, Florida places liability on bars and restaurants for selling alcohol to a person who later injures another in an automobile accident in very limited circumstances. Section 768.125, Florida Statutes only…
Rank this Week: 4354

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Jan 22

    SPYING ON YOUR SPOUSE - SHOULD YOU DO IT?

    SPYING ON YOUR SPOUSE - SHOULD YOU DO IT?
    In my practice as a divorce lawyer, I occasionally have a client tell me that he, or she, has been spying on their spouse, and has some potentially damaging evidence. Spying may be in the form of recording telephone calls,...
  • Jan 5

    Florida recognizes same-sex marriage.

    Florida recognizes same-sex marriage.
    The first same-sex marriages to take effect on January 6, 2015. A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE Florida banned same-sex marriage by statute in 1977 and added a prohibition on the recognition of marriages from other jurisdictions in 1997. In 1997,…
  • Dec 29

    IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO WHEN IN CONTACT WITH POLICE

    IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO WHEN IN CONTACT WITH POLICE
    With all the recent allegations of civil rights violations by police across the country, I thought it might be good to review some important actions to take if you find yourself in contact with the police. Remember officers' badge and...
Rank this Week: 4004

Full Cup of Justice

Full Cup of Justice

Covers injury law. By Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC.

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

    NFL Painkiller Case Dismissed by Federal Judge

    NFL Painkiller Case Dismissed by Federal Judge
    National news has been frequently reporting about an influx of class action lawsuits against professional sports agencies. According to one news report, last week a federal judge dismissed a class action suit by former NFL players against the…
  • Jan 14

    Crash on U.S. 90 Near Shoal River Bridge Results in Two Fatalitie

    Crash on U.S. 90 Near Shoal River Bridge Results in Two Fatalitie
    Late last week a crash on U.S. 90 in Florida resulted in two fatalities and a shutdown of traffic in the area. According to local Florida news reports, the crash involved two vehicles and occurred around 5:30 p.m. Evidently a driver was…
  • Jan 7

    Revised Settlement Agreement in NFL Concussion Case

    Revised Settlement Agreement in NFL Concussion Case
    In case that has been leading the headlines for several months, former NFL players who were injured and suffered concussions and death have sued the NFL. A national sports news publication reported that a few months ago the NFL and the…
Rank this Week: 2635

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jo Ann Hoffman & Associates, P.A.

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

    Compensation and Disability Checks under the Longshore Act

    Compensation and Disability Checks under the Longshore Act
    If you are a longshoreman, and are injured on the job, you will be entitled to compensation for missed time from work (lost wages) due to your injuries. The Longshore compensation system is based off of your earnings for the fifty-two (52)…
  • Jul 18

    Proving Negligence in a Slip and Fall Case

    Proving Negligence in a Slip and Fall Case
      Florida Statutes, Section 768.0755, which became effective July 1, 2010, provides that: (1) If a person slips and falls on a transitory foreign substance in a business establishment, the injured person must prove that the business…
  • Apr 28

    Calculating Average Weekly Wage Under the Defense Base Act, or AWW under DBA

    Calculating Average Weekly Wage Under the Defense Base Act, or AWW under DBA
    It is vitally important to calculate the average weekly wage (AWW) following an on the job injury in a Defense Base Act (DBA) claim.  It is of utmost importance that the AWW be calculated correctly, because the AWW controls how much…
Rank this Week: 2267

Florida Banking Law Blog

Florida Banking Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting banking, finance and loan enforcement in Florida. By Rogers Towers, PA.

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

    Chapter 13 Debtors Choosing to Retain Residential Property and Not Claim Homestead Are Not Entitled to Wildcard Exemption

    Chapter 13 Debtors Choosing to Retain Residential Property and Not Claim Homestead Are Not Entitled to Wildcard Exemption
    Authored by Michael S. Waskiewicz and Armando Nozzolillo and Michael S. Waskiewicz and Armando Nozzolillo of Rogers TowersIn Florida, it is well settled that a Chapter 7 debtor who does not claim or receive the benefit of the homestead…
  • Jan 20

    Foreclosing Lender Forced to File a Separate Action on Association Assessment

    Foreclosing Lender Forced to File a Separate Action on Association Assessment
    Authored by Jon Sacks and Heather S. Nasonand Jon Sacks and Heather S. Nason of Rogers TowersForeclosing mortgagees often wait until after a foreclosure judgment and certificate of title are issued to determine the extent of liability to a…
  • Jan 15

    IBERIABANK v. Beneva

    IBERIABANK v. Beneva
    Authored by Scott J. Kennelly and Janet C. Owens and Scott J. Kennelly and Janet C. Owens of Rogers TowersWhen an institution acquires a failed bank from the FDIC as Receiver and then faces litigation arising from the failed bank’s…
Rank this Week: 3739

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/
  • Jan 22

    Tow Truck Collisions in Homestead and Florida

    Tow Truck Collisions in Homestead and Florida
    Tow trucks are there to help you if your car breaks down or if you have been in an accident. However, in some cases these trucks can also cause a collision or can become involved in a crash. The reality is that tow truck drivers have a…
  • Jan 20

    How do Dangerous Trucks Cause Accidents on Hollywood and Florida Roads?

    How do Dangerous Trucks Cause Accidents on Hollywood and Florida Roads?
    There are many rules designed to keep unsafe trucks off the roads. Despite that, about 25% of the 14,000 truck-related fatalities that have occurred between 2009 and 2014 in this country have involved a truck that had safety violations on…
  • Jan 16

    Truck Tire Blowouts on Hollywood Road

    Truck Tire Blowouts on Hollywood Road
    Trucks on Hollywood and Florida roads are a part of driving in the region. In most cases, you may pass tankers, tractor trailers, and big rigs without a second thought. However, a simple drive can become scary in seconds if something goes…
Rank this Week: 4318

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

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

    Canadian Motorcyclist Killed in Accident in Florida

    Canadian Motorcyclist Killed in Accident in Florida
    Early last week, a Canadian motorcyclist was killed when a car entered the lane that the motorcyclist was occupying. According to a local Florida news report, the Canadian resident was driving his motorcycle with a passenger east on SR 72…
  • Jan 15

    Large Settlement for Florida Trucker Involved in Crash

    Large Settlement for Florida Trucker Involved in Crash
    A large settlement has been reached for a trucker who was involved in an accident approximately three years ago. According to a local Florida newspaper article, the accident occurred in a parking lot of a well-known ice cream establishment in…
  • Jan 14

    Young Floridian Killed in Elevator Looking For Pet

    Young Floridian Killed in Elevator Looking For Pet
    Early last week, a young boy was unfortunately killed in a tragic accident while he was looking for his pet hamster. A local Florida newspaper reported that the boy was 12 years old and lived in Bradenton, Florida. The young child’s pet…
Rank this Week: 2844

Tampa Divorce and Family Law

Tampa Divorce and Family Law

Covers Florida divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office of William S. Foley, P.A.

http://familylaw.tumblr.com/
  • Jan 21

    If my spouse relocates, who is going to pay for the transportation costs?

    If my spouse relocates, who is going to pay for the transportation costs?
    If my spouse relocates, who is going to pay for the transportation costs? If the Court orders relocation either through agreement of the parties or during a hearing, one of the factors the Court looks into is what the transportation costs are…
  • Jan 17

    Sesame Street Divorce Video Sesame Street created a great video...

    Sesame Street Divorce Video Sesame Street created a great video...
    Sesame Street Divorce Video Sesame Street created a great video for children explaining Divorce that we would like to share!
  • Jan 2

    Is my prenup valid?

    Is my prenup valid?
    Is my prenup valid? Many potential clients come to asking if their prenuptial agreement or their premarital agreement is valid. They want to know if what they signed will hold up in court later on. So, are there specific requirements to…
Rank this Week: 4883

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridarealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 21

    What are the Risks of Purchasing a Tax Deed in Florida?

    What are the Risks of Purchasing a Tax Deed in Florida?
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. It’s important to know that when you purchase a tax deed in Florida, that the title to the property is not immediately insurable and is not considered legally marketable. In fact, if a tax deed has been of…
  • Jan 14

    January 2015 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

    January 2015 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Adverse Possession Under Color of Title Frazier v. Goszczynski, 39 Fla. L. Weekly D2133, (Fla. 5th DCA 2014) Goszczynski owned certain real property. He became delinquent in paying the ad valorem taxes. Frazier, as…
  • Dec 2

    December 2014 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

    December 2014 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Charging Lien not allowed on Homestead Felice v. Southerland Pullen Law, PLLC, 39 Fla. L. Weekly D2232 (Fla. 2d DCA 2014) In dissolution of marriage proceedings, the retainer agreement signed by the former husband…
Rank this Week: 2969

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2964

Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Florida Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridainjuryattorney-blog.com/
  • Jan 21

    Horse Riding Accidents: Understanding Equestrian Accident Law

    Horse Riding Accidents: Understanding Equestrian Accident Law
    Horses are large and often unpredictable animals, and equestrian activities involve inherent risks. There may be variable ground surface and subsurface conditions; collisions with other horses or stationary objects; negligent behaviors or…
  • Sep 15

    Hotel Accidents and Injuries: When is the hotel responsible?

    Hotel Accidents and Injuries: When is the hotel responsible?
    Florida is by far one of the most popular vacation and tourism destinations. However, when a person goes on vacation, the last thing he or she expects is to suffer a terrible injury while staying in a hotel or resort. Under Florida statutory…
  • Sep 5

    Prescription Painkiller Patche

    Prescription Painkiller Patche
    Generally speaking most of us have used a patch in one form or another, maybe a nicotine patch to aid in a smoking cessation program, maybe a birth control patch to aid in contraception, or maybe more commonly an over the counter Icy-Hot…
Rank this Week: 2717

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers…

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southwestfloridainjurylawyers.com/
  • Jan 21

    Florida Supreme Court Could Decide Important Products Liability Case in 2015

    Florida Supreme Court Could Decide Important Products Liability Case in 2015
    The Florida Supreme Court may change the landscape of Florida products liability law in the upcoming year. The Court has the ability to broaden the test used by Florida courts to determine whether a defendant’s product is defective. In…
  • Jan 21

    Florida Court Affirms Beach Resort Owed No Duty to Man Injured by Drunk Driver

    Florida Court Affirms Beach Resort Owed No Duty to Man Injured by Drunk Driver
    The Florida Second District Court of Appeal recently affirmed that resorts and other alcohol-serving establishments owe no duty to those injured by their patrons. The case involved a man seriously injured by a drunk driver. The injured man…
  • Jan 13

    Florida Appeals Court Allows Claim for Breach of Contract on House Purchase

    Florida Appeals Court Allows Claim for Breach of Contract on House Purchase
    Real estate contracts can be used in a wide variety of circumstances. It is of utmost importance to retain qualified legal counsel in drafting and litigating these types of contracts. The amount of money in dispute may be significant, and…
Rank this Week: 2464

The Tax Lawyer's Blog

The Tax Lawyer's Blog

By the Pappas Group.

http://www.pappastax.com/the-tax-lawyers-blog/
  • Jan 21

    New Streamlined Procedures for Foreign Bank Account Violater

    New Streamlined Procedures for Foreign Bank Account Violater
    IRS Gives Big Break to Non-Willful Foreign Bank Account Holders On June 18th, 2014, the IRS announced that it had put in place new procedures for foreign bank account holders that effectively reduce the delinquency... Read More The post New…
  • Sep 3

    A Case for the Corporate Income Tax?

    A Case for the Corporate Income Tax?
    My old blogging friend, Joe Kristan, of Roth & Company has published his “Fight the Power” edition of Tax Roundup. In this case, the power to be fought isn’t the federal government, but private corporations.... Read…
  • Sep 1

    Failing to File a Tax Return is a Federal Tax Crime, Just Ask Wesley Snipe

    Failing to File a Tax Return is a Federal Tax Crime, Just Ask Wesley Snipe
    Actor Wesley Snipes went to jail for three years for failing to file his federal income tax returns. This should be a cautionary tale to any American or United States resident who has not filed... Read More The post Failing to File a Tax…
Rank this Week: 1972

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/
  • Jan 20

    Text of Tea Party Response to State of the Union Addre

    Text of Tea Party Response to State of the Union Addre
    Text of Tea Party Response to the State of the Union Address Delivered by Congressman Curt Clawson (R-FL) Good evening. My name is Curt Clawson. I’m both humbled and grateful to the Tea Party Express for this opportunity tonight.…
  • Dec 31

    Sixth Amendment Right to Be Informed of Charge

    Sixth Amendment Right to Be Informed of Charge
    It certainly seems obvious and fair that when the government charges someone with a crime that the person be told what law he has violated and what he did to violate that law.  That a government does not always conduct itself in a fair…
  • Dec 4

    Sixth Amendment’s Right to a Jury in Criminal Case

    Sixth Amendment’s Right to a Jury in Criminal Case
    The list of colonial grievances against King George included in the Declaration of Independence: “For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury: … He has abdicated Government here…” In Article III,…
Rank this Week: 2278

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    There's More Than Chocolate in My Chocolate

    There's More Than Chocolate in My Chocolate
    By Carlos Gonzalez of Rubenstein Law Chocolate? Yum! No matter how you might feel after indulging in chocolate, we all agree that it is delicious. Jo Brand, an English comedian, once said what we are all thinking: "Anything is good if it's…
  • Oct 28

    Shrapnel from Airbags Linked to At Least 4 Death

    Shrapnel from Airbags Linked to At Least 4 Death
    By Carlos Gonzalez of Rubenstein Law Takata might not be a company as popular as Sony, Apple, or Google, but today it should be. Earlier this year, this manufacturer of automotive safety components recalled all vehicles equipped with a…
  • Oct 8

    Contributory Negligence - General Motors Ignition Problem

    Contributory Negligence - General Motors Ignition Problem
    By Carlos Gonzalez of Rubenstein Law October 24, 2006 was supposed to be a typical Tuesday for Natasha Weigel, Amy Rademaker, and Megan Ungar-Kerns as they returned from their local Wal-Mart. Their evening took a turn for the worst when…
Rank this Week: 3495

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    South Florida Judge: Punitive Damages Ok'd in Paralyzing Crash Case

    South Florida Judge: Punitive Damages Ok'd in Paralyzing Crash Case
    A judge overseeing the product liability case against a vehicle manufacturer whose alleged acceleration problems led to a paralyzing crash has approved a plaintiff request to seek punitive damages. What that means is the former University of…
  • Jan 14

    New Florida Child Car Seat Law in Effect Jan. 1, 2015

    New Florida Child Car Seat Law in Effect Jan. 1, 2015
    Parents of 4- and 5-year-old children, take note: As of Jan. 1, 2015, you are in violation of the law if your child is in a moving motor vehicle without being strapped to a child car seat or booster seat. A new child car seat law took effect…
  • Jan 8

    Star Indemnity v. Morris - Boating Injury Prompts Nonjoinder Insurance Dispute

    Star Indemnity v. Morris - Boating Injury Prompts Nonjoinder Insurance Dispute
    The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission reports an average of 420 boating injuries every year in Florida, ranging from cuts and bruises to broken bones and serious head, neck and spinal injuries. While many news reports focus…
Rank this Week: 3269

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Jan 20

    What Disclosures Are Required in Florida Residential Real Estate Transactions?

    What Disclosures Are Required in Florida Residential Real Estate Transactions?
    It is not “buyer beware” in Florida for anyone looking to buy residential real estate. Florida home buyers are protected by specific laws passed by the Florida Legislature that force developers, realtors, real estate agents, and…
  • Jan 20

    What Disclosures Are Required in Florida Residential Real Estate Transactions?

    What Disclosures Are Required in Florida Residential Real Estate Transactions?
    It is not “buyer beware” in Florida for anyone looking to buy residential real estate. Florida home buyers are protected by specific laws passed by the Florida Legislature that force developers, realtors, real estate agents, and…
  • Jan 13

    Can Your Landlord Keep Your Security Deposit?

    Can Your Landlord Keep Your Security Deposit?
    All of us have rented an apartment, condo or townhouse at one time or another during our lifetime. In some cases, after we have moved out we have had to deal with issues with our landlord related to our security deposit. In fact, a lot of…
Rank this Week: 4187

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

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

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    LDK Files Bankruptcy

    LDK Files Bankruptcy
    Chinese solar cell maker LDK Solar Co. defaulted on its bonds last year and filed bankruptcy in the United States in an effort to continue restructuring efforts already in motion in The Cayman Islands and Hong Kong. Based in Xinyu, ……
  • Jan 5

    Apparel Retailer Delia’s Files for Bankruptcy

    Apparel Retailer Delia’s Files for Bankruptcy
    Struggling New York-based retailer Delia’s – a clothing chain which caters to teen girls, has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is currently liquidating all merchandise after attempts to find a buyer failed. Founded in 1993,…
  • Nov 11

    Settlement Pending in Detroit Bankruptcy Case

    Settlement Pending in Detroit Bankruptcy Case
    Judge Steven Rhodes began hearing final arguments on the Detroit bankruptcy case on October 27. At that time, the judge said he would deliver a decision on November 7 to either reject or approve the city’s plan. If that schedule…
Rank this Week: 2978

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

Covers Class III weapons topics for all of the 50 states. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.guntrustlawyer.com/
  • Jan 20

    ATF Approval times reduced to less than 6 month

    ATF Approval times reduced to less than 6 month
    Today, the ATF stated that the time to process paper Form 1 and Form 4s - 6 months. Our feeling is that the backlog for paper forms is closer to 4 months when you consider that the eForms are only...
  • Jan 19

    Gun Trusts for those on Probation (even for Driving)

    Gun Trusts for those on Probation (even for Driving)
    In Florida, it is illegal for an individual to be on probation to own, possess, or use a firearm without permission of a Judge and his or her probation officer. While initially, this may sound reasonable because in our minds...
  • Jan 16

    OPEN LETTER ON THE REDESIGN OF "STABILIZING BRACES"

    OPEN LETTER ON THE REDESIGN OF "STABILIZING BRACES"
    The Firearms and Ammunition Technology Division (FATD), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has received inquiries from the public concerning the proper use of devices recently marketed as "stabilizing braces."…
Rank this Week: 2185

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Jan 20

    Drugged Driving Next on MADD’s List

    Drugged Driving Next on MADD’s List
    Since 1980, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has been campaigning against drunk driving across the United States. In many ways, the organization has become an influential force in the effort to end drunk driving, and according to their…
  • Jan 16

    How to Deal with Insurance Companies after a Car Accident

    How to Deal with Insurance Companies after a Car Accident
    Following a car accident, dealing with insurance companies can be just as stressful and frustrating as all the other procedures you have to go through—doctor visits, filing police reports, dealing with auto body shops. With insurance…
  • Jan 6

    New Year’s Resolutions to Avoid Injury

    New Year’s Resolutions to Avoid Injury
    We all know that New Year’s is the perfect opportunity to make resolutions to better ourselves. Unfortunately, some of us tend to get stuck with the same old resolutions on our lists every year – go to the gym, be kinder to our…
Rank this Week: 2579

Florida Foreclosure Defense…

Florida Foreclosure Defense Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Jason Weaver P.A.

http://www.floridaforeclosuredefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Most Americans Expect to be in Debt For a Long Time

    Most Americans Expect to be in Debt For a Long Time
    At the risk of being a downer at the start of your work week, a recent article online discussed the dwindling hope that many Americans have that they will ever be free from debt. Almost one in five Americans (which is 20% for those of…
  • Jan 6

    Special Problems the Elderly Have With Abusive and Harassing Debt Collector

    Special Problems the Elderly Have With Abusive and Harassing Debt Collector
    In today’s world, if you make it to your golden years, you should be entitled to a life of peace, calm, fun, cruises, good food, and anything else that makes you happy. Between social security and pensions and investments, you…
  • Dec 30

    The Confusing Law of the Time Limit a Bank Has to Foreclose

    The Confusing Law of the Time Limit a Bank Has to Foreclose
    A new case has shed some light on when it’s too late for a lender to foreclose. Or, maybe it’s kind of made the whole thing more confusing. See, I had vowed not to write about the statute of limitations (the time limit) that a…
Rank this Week: 2443

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

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

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Jan 20

    Investing in a Condo Project? Avoid These Five Common Mistake

    Investing in a Condo Project? Avoid These Five Common Mistake
    Your next real estate investment needs to be thought out carefully. Taking the plunge into an unknown opportunity is far too risky, particularly here in South Florida, as many investors have learned the hard way over the last decade. To…
  • Jan 10

    Florida Construction Law: What Is a Construction Defect and What Can I Do About It?

    Florida Construction Law: What Is a Construction Defect and What Can I Do About It?
    A construction defect is a condition that lowers the value of a home, condominium, or similar property. This defect can be in workmanship or design, or be connected to land movement. There are two principal defect categories that allow…
  • Dec 23

    Construction Contracts: Four Mistakes to Avoid

    Construction Contracts: Four Mistakes to Avoid
    Whether you are the contractor or the owner in a construction project, having a good contract in place before any work is started is absolutely essential.  It will help to make sure everyone is on the same page so there is no confusion…
Rank this Week: 3096

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

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

http://gouldcooksey.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    Courts Loosening up ADA Reasonable Accomodation Rules to Allow Telecommuting

    Courts Loosening up ADA Reasonable Accomodation Rules to Allow Telecommuting
    Two recent decisions by federal appellate courts have addressed whether working from home or “telecommuting” can constitute a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) for an employee…
  • Jan 5

    Is your Loved One’s Ashes Considered “Property,” Subject to Division under the Probate Code?

    Is your Loved One’s Ashes Considered “Property,” Subject to Division under the Probate Code?
    The death of a child is unimaginable for a parent.  Any loving parent would try their best to hold onto every belonging to keep their loved one present in our mind and heart.  In the recent case of Wilson v. Wilson, the tragic death…
  • Dec 22

    Misleading Real Estate & Corporate Solicitation

    Misleading Real Estate & Corporate Solicitation
    If you have recently purchased real estate or created a new entity in Florida, you may be approached by a private organization offering to provide copies of documents for a fee.  These “service” fees can be up to $100,…
Rank this Week: 3105

HR Defense Blog

HR Defense Blog

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

http://www.akerman.com/Blogs/hrdefense/
Rank this Week: 3647

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    7-Year-Old Seriously Injured in Tampa Crash

    7-Year-Old Seriously Injured in Tampa Crash
    A 7-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after being struck by a minivan on Saturday night, according to Tampa police. Witnesses told police they saw the boy run across Main Street around 5 p.m. with several other children. The boy was…
  • Jan 16

    Gibsonton Man Dies in Pedestrian Accident

    Gibsonton Man Dies in Pedestrian Accident
    A 38-year-old Gibsonton man was killed Wednesday evening while walking along the northbound shoulder of U.S. Highway 41. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man was struck by a vehicle at 6:18 p.m. Troopers believe the man was not…
  • Jan 12

    Another Driver Arrested for Driving the Wrong Way on Selmon Expressway

    Another Driver Arrested for Driving the Wrong Way on Selmon Expressway
    Authorities nabbed yet another wrong-way driver on Sunday on a Tampa Bay area roadway. Around 2 a.m., a 24-year-old Bradenton man drove around a road block put in place on the eastbound Lee Roy Selmon Expressway for a crash investigation,…
Rank this Week: 2311

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

Covers the representation of people injured in automobile accidents, trip and fall incidents, theme park injuries, medical negligence and nursing home negligence, among others.

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Things To Consider When Choosing A Personal Injury Lawyer

    Things To Consider When Choosing A Personal Injury Lawyer
    If you’ve been injured and are considering making a motor vehicle accident claim or other claim for personal injuries, your choice of law firm should be considered carefully, to ensure you feel confident in their abilities to represent…
  • Jan 12

    The growth of musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace

    The growth of musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace
    Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) resulting from ergonomic hazards are common in the United States. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicate that in 2011, one third of occupational injuries and illnesses resulting…
  • Dec 31

    Man Dies From Fall From I-Drive Attraction

    Man Dies From Fall From I-Drive Attraction
    A 52-year-old man died Wednesday after he fell about 30 feet onto a concrete floor at the Artegon Marketplace Sky Trail ropes course, according to the Orlando Police Department.  The man was at the International Drive attraction with his…
Rank this Week: 2509

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as technology and the law, computer forensics and cyber crime defense. By David S. Seltzer.

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2151

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

Covers medical device and pharmaceutical mass tort issues. By Searcy Denney.

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Third Ethicon Bellwether Trial Set for March 2015

    Third Ethicon Bellwether Trial Set for March 2015
    Judge Goodwin is presiding over seven different federal multidistrict litigation established for similar cases filed against various medical device manufacturers, including American Medical Systems, Boston Scientific, Coloplast Corp., Cook…
  • Jan 16

    Lawsuits Piling up Against Makers of Risperdal, Invega

    Lawsuits Piling up Against Makers of Risperdal, Invega
    Antipsychotic Drugs Have Caused Breast Growth in Men More than two years after Johnson & Johnson settled a lawsuit with a 21-year-old man who experienced an adverse side effect from Risperdal, hundreds of other young male plaintiffs are…
  • Jan 16

    Florida Judge Remands DePuy Hip Case

    Florida Judge Remands DePuy Hip Case
    In the lawsuit filed in the Sarasota County Circuit Court, Thomas Fronczak alleged he sustained injuries after being implanted with a DePuy hip. In the complaint, he alleged, that one of the defendants, Bayside Orthopaedics, Inc.…
Rank this Week: 3724