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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/
  • May 17

    More Sober Homes Mean More Chances to Scam the Government

    More Sober Homes Mean More Chances to Scam the Government
    The national epidemic of addiction to painkillers, heroin and a host of synthetic drugs has fueled the demand for all aspects of addiction treatment, including sober homes.  As of 2015, Florida had an estimated 1,200 sober homes housing…
  • May 16

    Medicare Overpaid $14.1 Billion to Medicare Advantage Plan

    Medicare Overpaid $14.1 Billion to Medicare Advantage Plan
    The Government Accountability Office recently released a report finding that Medicare paid out $14.1 billion to private insurance companies for improper claims in 2013 alone.  The report, entitled “Medicare Advantage: …
  • May 6

    South Florida — Ground Zero for Medicare Part D Fraud

    South Florida — Ground Zero for Medicare Part D Fraud
    South Florida is ground zero for Medicare fraud.  Again. This time it’s Medicare Part D fraud.  Medicare Part D went into effect in 2006 as a means of providing prescription drug coverage to Medicare beneficiaries.  …
Rank this Week: 1940

Injury Law Palm Beach

Injury Law Palm Beach

Covers legal issues related to personal injury, car accidents, assault claims and more. By Brian D. Guralnick

http://www.injurylawpalmbeach.com/blog/
  • May 17

    Can Car Passengers Obtain Compensation after an Accident?

    Can Car Passengers Obtain Compensation after an Accident?
    As a passenger in a vehicle involved in a collision, you have the same rights as a driver. If another party – whether a negligent driver, a vehicle manufacturer, a trucking company, or someone else – is responsible for the…
  • May 10

    Understanding Whiplash Injurie

    Understanding Whiplash Injurie
    Whiplash is a common accident-related injury suffered by hundreds of thousands of individuals in Florida and across the United States each year. While TV shows and movies often suggest that whiplash is a “made up” injury people…
  • May 5

    Five Tips for Staying Safe on South Florida’s Busy Roads this Spring

    Five Tips for Staying Safe on South Florida’s Busy Roads this Spring
    As Spring gets into full swing, Florida’s roads are getting busier. In 2015, March and April were among the worst months of the year in terms of the number of vehicle collisions. Even if you are just on your daily commute or making a…
Rank this Week: 1949

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers…

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southwestfloridainjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 2237

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

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

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

    Injunction to Protect Child

    Injunction to Protect Child
    An injunction (or protective order) can be a good way for there to be an immediate response when children need to be protected from any person, including a parent.  Many times, injunctions will come after the police and the Department of…
  • May 2

    Co-Parenting Tip: Attitude is Everything

    Co-Parenting Tip: Attitude is Everything
    Much that happens in life depends on the attitude that we have about things. Co-parenting and raising children properly after divorce or a relationship with the other parent has ended is no exception.   Having the right attitude is…
  • Apr 29

    Child Support in Florida

    Child Support in Florida
    Child support is a major issue in family law. Child support is part of divorce cases and paternity cases. Even dependency cases can have child support issues involved. As a Jacksonville child support lawyer, I have handled many cases…
Rank this Week: 3249

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

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

    Yates Update: Deputy AG Remarks on Reaction to Memo

    Yates Update: Deputy AG Remarks on Reaction to Memo
    When the Department of Justice announces new guidance for individual and corporate prosecutions, the white collar bar takes notice. Thus, in September 2015, when the Department of Justice released a memorandum titled “Individual…
  • May 9

    After a Merger, Protecting Rights to Advancement and Indemnification

    After a Merger, Protecting Rights to Advancement and Indemnification
    For both companies and individual officers and directors, it’s critically important to know the protections that are available to corporate leadership before a company runs into trouble. The Delaware Chancery Court’s recent…
  • May 1

    The Inbox – An Unexpected Treat

    The Inbox – An Unexpected Treat
    As employees of the New York-based Chobani yogurt plant filed into work last Tuesday, they were met with sealed, white envelopes containing a sweet financial surprise.  Little did they know, the owner and CEO, Hamdi Ulukaya, had been…
Rank this Week: 2675

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys…

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida motor vehicle accidents, personal injury laws and wrongful death claims. By Jason Turchin.

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • May 14

    Recalled 2016 and 2017 Suburu Legacy and Outback Cars Could Lose Control

    Recalled 2016 and 2017 Suburu Legacy and Outback Cars Could Lose Control
    A recent CBS News report revealed that Suburu is recalling certain 2016 and 2017 Legacy and Outback vehicles over concerns that the steering could fail and they could lose control. According to the report, Suburu advises owners not to…
  • Mar 22

    Takata Airbag Explosions Continue To Injure Honda Drivers Despite Recall

    Takata Airbag Explosions Continue To Injure Honda Drivers Despite Recall
    Just two weeks ago, a Fort Lauderdale man broke his jaw when the Takata airbag console in his 2001 Honda Accord literally exploded, detached from the steering wheel, and struck him in the face. My law firm has been retained to represent…
  • Jan 10

    Popular Department Stores Openly Sell Possible Pressure Cooker Bomb

    Popular Department Stores Openly Sell Possible Pressure Cooker Bomb
    January 10, 2016 (FORT LAUDERDALE, FL) – Several department stores are reportedly continuing to sell allegedly faulty pressure cookers which can explode during use, causing extensive property damage and burn injuries. Despite increasing…
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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/
  • May 13

    Complex Business Litigation Court Upholds Design Professional’s Duty Defense under AR Moyer, Post-Tiara

    Complex Business Litigation Court Upholds Design Professional’s Duty Defense under AR Moyer, Post-Tiara
    David Salazar, Esq., a partner in Cole, Scott & Kissane’s (“CSK’s”) Construction Group, recently filed and argued a Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings (the “Motion”) on behalf of a threshold inspector…
  • May 10

    CSK Construction Group Prevails in Another Jury Trial

    CSK Construction Group Prevails in Another Jury Trial
    Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. (“CSK”), is pleased to announce another significant win after a three and one-half week jury trial in Key West, Florida, where George Truitt, Esq., and Daniel Levin, Esq., defended a general…
  • May 4

    Federal Court Recently Finds No Coverage Under “Your Work” Exclusion

    Federal Court Recently Finds No Coverage Under “Your Work” Exclusion
    The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently rendered a decision in Auto-Owners Insurance Company v. Elite Homes, Inc.[1] addressing the duty to defend when a “your work” exclusion exists in…
Rank this Week: 3419

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

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

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • May 13

    Tenth Amendment and Nursing Equals The Most Respected Profession

    Tenth Amendment and Nursing Equals The Most Respected Profession
    The United States Constitution has many 21st century impacts on our daily lives that are almost never thought about.  At a time of growing federal regulation of our lives, there remain areas of life where the 10th Amendment, reserving…
  • May 13

    ADDA ELDRIDGE: FOUNDING MOTHER OF ILLINOIS PROFESSIONAL NURSING

    ADDA ELDRIDGE: FOUNDING MOTHER OF ILLINOIS PROFESSIONAL NURSING
    The story of Adda Eldredge, Founding Mother of Illinois Professional Nursing does not include battlefields or the hospitals near them, like the stories of Florence Nightingale, Dorothea Dix or Mary Ann Bickerdyke.  Her work to…
  • May 11

    Mother Bickerdyke: A Nurse Among General

    Mother Bickerdyke: A Nurse Among General
    During the early 1860’s Florence Nightingale was getting the world’s first professional nursing school started in London. In the United States, in 1861, Dorothea Dix was appointed Superintendent of the Union Nurses serving in the…
Rank this Week: 2569

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • May 13

    Probate Judges Can’t Always Be Superhero

    Probate Judges Can’t Always Be Superhero
    If you've been through the probate process, you may have wished for the probate judge to save the day. But, they can't always be superheroes. The post Probate Judges Can’t Always Be Superheros appeared first on Cramer Law Center.
  • Apr 24

    Florida’s Avalanche of Probate Case

    Florida’s Avalanche of Probate Case
    The State of Florida recently released its annual statistical report on probate caseloads for the past year. The report goes a long way in explaining just why it’s so often a painfully slow process to resolve a probate case. It looked…
  • Apr 12

    Digital Assets Part III: Victory!

    Digital Assets Part III: Victory!
    In previous posts, we addressed digital assets and how difficult it might be for fiduciaries (personal representatives or trustees) of an estate to access the digital assets of a deceased loved one, specifically their Facebook…
Rank this Week: 3256

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • May 13

    Probate Judges Can’t Always Be Superhero

    Probate Judges Can’t Always Be Superhero
    If you've been through the probate process, you may have wished for the probate judge to save the day. But, they can't always be superheroes. The post Probate Judges Can’t Always Be Superheros appeared first on Cramer Law Center.
  • Apr 24

    Florida’s Avalanche of Probate Case

    Florida’s Avalanche of Probate Case
    The State of Florida recently released its annual statistical report on probate caseloads for the past year. The report goes a long way in explaining just why it’s so often a painfully slow process to resolve a probate case. It looked…
  • Apr 12

    Digital Assets Part III: Victory!

    Digital Assets Part III: Victory!
    In previous posts, we addressed digital assets and how difficult it might be for fiduciaries (personal representatives or trustees) of an estate to access the digital assets of a deceased loved one, specifically their Facebook…
Rank this Week: 4001

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/
  • May 12

    Common Causes of Rollover Crashe

    Common Causes of Rollover Crashe
    Rollover accidents in Homestead, Hollywood, and other Florida communities can occur with large trucks because commercial vehicles such as big rigs and tractor-trailers have a high center of gravity. The height compared and the width of these…
  • May 3

    Tire Failure and Truck Accidents in Hollywood and South Florida

    Tire Failure and Truck Accidents in Hollywood and South Florida
    Tire failure on a Hollywood or Florida highway can be genuinely frightening. One minute, you’re driving along behind a tractor trailer or large commercial truck and the next minute the truck is veering to the side of the road, long…
  • Apr 29

    Will You Need Occupational Therapy or Other Services After Your Hollywood Trucking Collision?

    Will You Need Occupational Therapy or Other Services After Your Hollywood Trucking Collision?
    If you have been seriously injured in a truck accident in Hollywood or your community, you may need some time to recover. If you have suffered serious or permanent injury, you may need a variety of theories to heal and to help you adjust to…
Rank this Week: 4108

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/
  • May 12

    Giving Back to the Community: The Friedland Law Group Serves Dinner to the Homele

    Giving Back to the Community: The Friedland Law Group Serves Dinner to the Homele
    On Monday, February 29, John Friedland, managing partner, Michael Carmona, associate attorney, and the rest of the Friedland Law Group staff worked with the Community Partnership for the Homeless, serving food to those in need. Mr.…
  • Mar 22

    When your “Relaxation and Pampering” Day goes WRONG: Personal Injuries in Beauty Salons and Spa

    When your “Relaxation and Pampering” Day goes WRONG: Personal Injuries in Beauty Salons and Spa
    When people consider going to a spa or a beauty salon, they imagine themselves relaxing, distressing; an enjoyable experience. They go to beauty salons to boost their self-confidence and to feel better about themselves. However, for some…
  • Mar 11

    Hoverboards: A Sure Trip to the Emergency Room

    Hoverboards: A Sure Trip to the Emergency Room
    Since at least Black Friday and during the past holidays, hoverboards were the go-to gift.  Thousands of these motorized self-balancing scooters were sold. However, they’ve proved to be a serious and very dangerous safety hazard,…
Rank this Week: 3088

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/
  • May 12

    Is Your Teen Going on a Trip This Summer?

    Is Your Teen Going on a Trip This Summer?
    At this time of year, many new and young drivers in Hollywood and across Southern Florida are looking forward to a summer of freedom and driving. If you have a newly-licensed motorist in your family, they may be eager to hit the open road and…
  • May 3

    Driving with Tourists: Things to Keep in Mind When Driving in Miami and Southern Florida at this Time of Year

    Driving with Tourists: Things to Keep in Mind When Driving in Miami and Southern Florida at this Time of Year
    Miami and Southern Florida see tens of millions of visitors each year. Tourists arrive year-round but summer can be especially busy for tourism. Many visitors have summer vacation time or want to be able to enjoy or want to take part in the…
  • Apr 29

    Car Accidents Caused by Mobile Phones and Selfies in Miami and Florida

    Car Accidents Caused by Mobile Phones and Selfies in Miami and Florida
    In late 2015, a tragic accident in Georgia claimed the life of a bystander and left another driver with permanent brain injuries. The teenager was allegedly using a popular app which awards virtual “trophies” to users who upload…
Rank this Week: 4206

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • May 12

    Slip and Falls On Cruise Ships Still Most Common Accident, Injury

    Slip and Falls On Cruise Ships Still Most Common Accident, Injury
    Accidents happen on cruise ships… It’s unfortunate, but there are dozens of ways that passengers can — and are — injured while taking a cruise vacation. We’ve spoken with passengers who were hit in the head with…
  • Feb 26

    Will Reckless Decisions Sink Royal Caribbean After Storm Cruise?

    Will Reckless Decisions Sink Royal Caribbean After Storm Cruise?
    Can it seriously be argued that Royal Caribbean exercised a “high care” when it sailed 4,500 passengers, including the elderly and children, into a winter storm forecast to bash the ship with hurricane strength winds and waves…
  • Feb 25

    First Lawsuit Filed Against Royal Caribbean, Anthem of the Seas, Storm Cruise

    First Lawsuit Filed Against Royal Caribbean, Anthem of the Seas, Storm Cruise
    News agencies are reporting that the first lawsuit was filed against Royal Caribbean over the decision to sail the Anthem of the Seas cruise ship during an early February 2016 storm. Lawsuit alleges company was negligent in letting ship sail…
Rank this Week: 3514

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvilleinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4273

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1788

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
  • May 11

    Final fiduciary rule creates implications for plan sponsors and financial adviser

    Final fiduciary rule creates implications for plan sponsors and financial adviser
    After a drawn out and controversial regulatory review process, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) on April 6, 2016, issued final guidance that expands the definition of a “fiduciary” under the Employee Retirement Income…
  • Mar 10

    U.S. Supreme Court invalidates Vermont health care reporting law Under ERISA preemption doctrine

    U.S. Supreme Court invalidates Vermont health care reporting law Under ERISA preemption doctrine
    The United States Supreme Court ruled on March 1, 2016 in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company that a Vermont state statute that requires health care plans to file informational report with the state is preempted by ERISA to the…
  • Jan 14

    IRS previews qualified plan determination letter changes in new guidance

    IRS previews qualified plan determination letter changes in new guidance
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance on Jan. 4, 2016, that clarifies certain implications of its previously announced changes to the employee plans determination letter program. These clarifications, announced in Notice 2016-03…
Rank this Week: 3775

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 2090

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/
  • May 10

    Helping Your Teen Move to College Safely

    Helping Your Teen Move to College Safely
    Moving away for college is a big opportunity, but if your teen is looking forward to moving into their first apartment or dorm room, you may have some concerns. You have a right to be worried. Teens may not understand the best ways to stay…
  • May 3

    Workers’ Compensation: Does it Protect You if You’re Injured on the Job?

    Workers’ Compensation: Does it Protect You if You’re Injured on the Job?
    Workers compensation is an insurance program covered by your employer. Whether you work for a nonprofit or work part-time or for a small business, you’re supposed to be covered. If you’re injured on the job or if your job causes…
  • Apr 29

    Summer Months See the Most Boating Accidents in Miami and South Florida

    Summer Months See the Most Boating Accidents in Miami and South Florida
    Florida has more boats than any other state – about 899,635 in 2014. Unfortunately, Florida also has the unfortunate distinction of having more boating accidents than most other parts of the country. In 2014, there were 634 reportable…
Rank this Week: 1457

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

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

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4317

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    HOW JUDGE SUSAN SCHAEFFER'S OBSESSION WITH POWER & HARSH SENTENCING RUINED HER CAREER

    HOW JUDGE SUSAN SCHAEFFER'S OBSESSION WITH POWER & HARSH SENTENCING RUINED HER CAREER
    Judge Susan Schaeffer with those who enabled her during her long career might have hoped time would erase her history of abusive behavior as a Circuit Judge, but I'm obliged in decency to take up the task of reassessing her judicial…
  • Apr 11

    WHY NONVIOLENT FELONIES & MISDEMEANORS IN FLORIDA SHOULD RARELY RESULT IN AN ARREST

    WHY NONVIOLENT FELONIES & MISDEMEANORS IN FLORIDA SHOULD RARELY RESULT IN AN ARREST
    Officers in Tampa Bay Florida are making far too many unnecessary arrests. Proper policing should result in the arrest of a suspect only when the officer has reason to believe that the defendant is either a danger to the community or is…
  • Mar 30

    THE BEST WAY TO HANDLE THAT PENDING ARREST WARRANT FROM PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA

    THE BEST WAY TO HANDLE THAT PENDING ARREST WARRANT FROM PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA
    It's best to take action now so you won't be arrested later.It's the gift that keeps on giving, that old arrest warrant you may have forgotten about but that somehow never forgets you. Even if the alleged misconduct embodied in the…
Rank this Week: 2942

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/
  • May 10

    Beware of ExParte Communications between a Nurse Case Manager and a Physician

    Beware of ExParte Communications between a Nurse Case Manager and a Physician
    Are ex parte communications between a nurse case manager and a physician permissible?  The answer to this question truly depends on whether the nurse case manager is a qualified rehabilitative provider performing a reemployment…
  • Apr 28

    A BIG WIN FOR THE INJURED WORKERS!

    A BIG WIN FOR THE INJURED WORKERS!
    Today the Florida Supreme Court in the case of Castellanos v Next Door Company SC 13-2082 declared Florida Statute 440.34 unconstitutional as it denied right to the courts.  This is a victory for the injured workers as the attorneys can…
  • Apr 11

    Drunk Drivers, Car Accidents, 786.125 and Your Case

    Drunk Drivers, Car Accidents, 786.125 and Your Case
    An important decision regarding a business’ duty to prevent over serving has been released by the 4th District Court of Appeal in the case of Stephanie De La Torre, Humberto Miranda and Carla Gallardo, Appellants, vs. Flanigan’s…
Rank this Week: 2207

South Florida Car Accident Law…

South Florida Car Accident Law Blog

Covers car accident liability and lawsuits. By Anidjar & Levine.

http://www.southfloridacaraccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3638

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

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

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
  • May 8

    Miami Medicare Fraud Ring Busted By FBI: Many Suspects arrested, Some Flee to Cuba

    Miami Medicare Fraud Ring Busted By FBI: Many Suspects arrested, Some Flee to Cuba
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On April 28, 2016, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) arrested 21 suspects on charges of operating Miami-Dade pharmacies as…
  • Apr 6

    New Jersey Pharmacy Agrees to Pay $1.9 Millions to Settle Allegations of Medicaid Overbilling

    New Jersey Pharmacy Agrees to Pay $1.9 Millions to Settle Allegations of Medicaid Overbilling
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law A pharmacy in New Jersey, Cross Roads Pharmacy, agreed to pay over $1.9 million to resolve allegations of its overbillling the Medicaid Program.…
  • Jan 20

    Miami Medicare Fraud Fugitive Returns After Hiding in Cuba

    Miami Medicare Fraud Fugitive Returns After Hiding in Cuba
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On Friday, a Miami pharmacy owner charged in a Medicare fraud scheme, surrendered to U.S. authorities after hiding in Cuba for over two ……
Rank this Week: 3603

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • May 8

    Florida’s Historic Softening of 10 20 Life Law

    Florida’s Historic Softening of 10 20 Life Law
    Beginning July 1, a change will come to the “10-20-Life” mandatory minimum firearm law passed in 1999 during the first Gov. Jeb Bush administration in the wake of out-of-control violent crime statistics. The law currently mandates…
  • Apr 23

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship
    Most people still believe that this thing called “love” is a mysterious occurrence which happens, like a lightning bolt, out of the blue, with no rhyme or reason. Or, perhaps we want to believe in the mysterious nature of love and…
  • Apr 14

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida
    Breathe easy you Florida couples who until a week ago lived together illegally while unwed. You will not be facing up 60 days in the county clink and a $500 fine on a second-degree misdemeanor charge for co-habitation while not married. A…
Rank this Week: 2148

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • May 5

    Cinco de Mayo DUI: What To Do If You Were Arrested in Florida

    Cinco de Mayo DUI: What To Do If You Were Arrested in Florida
    Cinco de Mayo is viewed as an American drinking holiday, just like St. Patrick’s Day, New Year’s Eve and Halloween. On the fifth of May, there is usually a rise in DUI arrests due to local law enforcement officers cracking down on…
  • Apr 18

    Disney Star Debby Ryan Charged with DUI

    Disney Star Debby Ryan Charged with DUI
    Debby Ryan, star of the Disney Channel show “Jessie,” was recently arrested for DUI.   According to reports, the arrest happened sometime last week, when Ryan was driving around in Los Angeles. She allegedly hit a Mercedes…
  • Apr 4

    Retired Soccer Star Charged with DUI in Oregon

    Retired Soccer Star Charged with DUI in Oregon
    Soccer star Abby Wambach was arrested early Sunday on a DUI charge in Portland, Oregon. Portland police claim Wambach, 35, was pulled over at 11:05 p.m. local time Saturday after failing to stop for a red light. She was arrested after…
Rank this Week: 4386

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/
  • May 4

    4-Year-Old Injured in April 24 Crash In New Port Richey Die

    4-Year-Old Injured in April 24 Crash In New Port Richey Die
    A 4-year-old girl died Sunday from injuries she sustained in an April 24 crash in New Port Richey. The crash occurred at 9:45 p.m. on U.S. 19 at the intersection with Marine Parkway. According to the New Port Richey Police Department, a blue…
  • May 2

    Dade City Woman Killed in Head-On Collision

    Dade City Woman Killed in Head-On Collision
    A 48-year-old woman from Dade City was killed in a head-on crash Sunday afternoon. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the Dade City woman was driving westbound on Blanton Road approaching Country Squire Lane just before 6 p.m. at the…
  • Apr 26

    Pasco-Hernando State College Softball Player Killed In Hudson Car Accident

    Pasco-Hernando State College Softball Player Killed In Hudson Car Accident
    A softball player at Pasco-Hernando State College was killed Monday night while jogging on a Pasco County sidewalk. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 19-year-old was killed as she jogged on a sidewalk along State Road 52 and was…
Rank this Week: 3377

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/
  • May 4

    Britney Spears’s Conservatorship (Guardianship) Is Still in Place

    Britney Spears’s Conservatorship (Guardianship) Is Still in Place
    It’s an awful thing when you are unable to manage your own affairs. Usually, it happens to the very elderly. Due to senile dementia, Alzheimers, or other diseases, they can not manage their own finances, or make informed decisions about…
  • Apr 26

    This is what it sounds like – when people die intestate

    This is what it sounds like – when people die intestate
    The biggest enemy of proper estate planning is procrastination. As the world knows, Prince died last week. Today we find out that he died intestate, which is a fancy word that lawyers use for dying without a will. When you die intestate, the…
  • Mar 11

    My monthly appearance on the “Ask the Experts” radio show, 3-10-2016

    My monthly appearance on the “Ask the Experts” radio show, 3-10-2016
    Going forward, I’ll be appearing monthly on the “Ask the Experts” radio show to discuss estate planning, probate, guardianships, elder law, and other related issues. Yesterday, I got there in the nick of time. If it…
Rank this Week: 4359

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

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

    Petit Theft and its Collateral Consequences…

    Petit Theft and its Collateral Consequences…
    It was only $23 worth of merchandise. The very charge has the word “petit” in it. Why is this a big deal? The State as offered an adjudication of guilt and nominal court costs, shouldn’t I just accept that and walk away? Not…
  • Dec 21

    Darth Vader Indicted in Middle District of Florida

    Darth Vader Indicted in Middle District of Florida
    Darth Vader of Death Star, Space, 45 years old, was indicted last week in the Middle District of Florida for allegedly violating the RICO act, Conspiracy, Committing Acts of Terrorism Transcending National Boundaries, Murder, loitering and…
  • Sep 23

    Tampa Area Woman Charged With Domestic Battery For Grabbing Husband’s Genital

    Tampa Area Woman Charged With Domestic Battery For Grabbing Husband’s Genital
    Ah, the wonderful world of divorce and the precipitating domestic violence allegations that often accompany it. While not an uncommon crime, allegations occurring 6,834 times in Pinellas County last year and 6,387 times in Hillsborough County…
Rank this Week: 3548

Trial and Appeals Blog

Trial and Appeals Blog

Covers law and society. By Thomas Wade Young.

http://www.twylaw.com/blog
  • May 3

    Florida Supreme Court Disciplines 24 Lawyer

    Florida Supreme Court Disciplines 24 Lawyer
    According to THIS press release, the Supreme Court of Florida recently disciplined 24 lawyers — “disbarring four, revoking the licenses of four, suspending nine and publicly reprimanding seven. Five attorneys were also placed on…
  • Apr 28

    Florida Supreme Court overturns mandatory attorney’s fee schedule for workers’ compensation case

    Florida Supreme Court overturns mandatory attorney’s fee schedule for workers’ compensation case
    By a vote of 5 to 2, the Supreme Court of Florida today declared the  mandatory fee schedule in section 440.34, Florida Statutes, unconstitutional in Castellanos v. Next Door Company.  This case asks us to evaluate the…
  • Apr 26

    Court Continues Trend of Enhancing Proposed Discipline

    Court Continues Trend of Enhancing Proposed Discipline
    With yesterday’s order in the case of Seminole County Judge Jerri Collins, The Supreme Court of Florida continues its trend of rejecting proposed discipline of lawyers and judges that the Court views as too light. [T]he Court rejects…
Rank this Week: 4111

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: 3050

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

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

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

    If an Officer Asks if You Consent to a Search of Your Car What Should You Do?

    If an Officer Asks if You Consent to a Search of Your Car What Should You Do?
    Often times a police officer will ask someone who they have stopped to issue a traffic citation to if the officer can search their car. It surprises me sometimes how often a person consents to allowing the officer to search when the officer…
  • Mar 26

    Can Police Search Your Car if they Smell Marijuana?

    Can Police Search Your Car if they Smell Marijuana?
    Often times, upon stopping a motor vehicle, police will claim they smell marijuana leading to a search that yields not only marijuana but other controlled substances. If the officers claim they smell marijuana, under current case law, law…
  • Jul 16

    Florida Defendants who receive "withholding of adjudication" on a felony must be cautiou

    Florida Defendants who receive "withholding of adjudication" on a felony must be cautiou
    Florida judges have a special authority vested upon them to “withhold adjudication” in a criminal matter pursuant to Fla. Stat. §948.01. This means that the person who enters a plea of "no contest" or guilty plea to a felony…
Rank this Week: 1476

904 Divorce

904 Divorce

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

http://www.904divorce.com
  • May 2

    How we handle divorce case

    How we handle divorce case
    Every lawyer has their own style and method of the idea way of handling a divorce case. New clients schedule a consultation by calling (904) DIVORCE (348-6723). A consultation is held thereafter and the facts of the case are discussed.…
  • Dec 3

    Avvo Rating

    Avvo Rating
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  • Dec 8

    Parenting Coordination

    Parenting Coordination
    The Ins and Outs of Parenting Coordination For separated, divorcing, or divorced parents in Florida, it is normal to experience conflict when deciding matters concerning their children. In the past, most of these matters had to be discussed…
Rank this Week: 4004

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer Blog

Provides information about criminal defense topics and proposed legislation in Florida.

http://yourfloridacriminalattorney.com/criminal-lawyer-blog/
  • Apr 30

    Restraining Order Florida Law

    Restraining Order Florida Law
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Filing a Restraining Order in Florida Florida law provides for five (5) different orders of protection against violent conduct. The five (5) different orders of protection are, 1)…
  • Apr 4

    Circumstantial Evidence

    Circumstantial Evidence
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog What is Circumstantial Evidence Evidence in a criminal trial can be either direct or circumstantial.  Circumstantial evidence is dependent upon inference, logic and/or reasoning to…
  • Feb 9

    Aggravated Battery | Felony Battery

    Aggravated Battery | Felony Battery
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Aggravated Battery v. Felony Battery Aggravated battery is always a felony, but felony battery is not always an aggravated battery.  Simple battery can be charged as felony battery…
Rank this Week: 1984

Against Bill Collectors

Against Bill Collectors

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

http://againstbillcollectors.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    NJ Law Firm Fined for Abusive Debt Collection Practice

    NJ Law Firm Fined for Abusive Debt Collection Practice
    The law firm of Pressler & Pressler of Parisppany, New Jersey has been fined $1 million for filing debt collection lawsuits without thoroughly investigating the evidence.  Many of the cases were based on flimsy or non-existent…
  • Jan 13

    Consumers Sued Over Old Debts Cannot File Class Actions Due to Arbitration Clause

    Consumers Sued Over Old Debts Cannot File Class Actions Due to Arbitration Clause
    Corporations are using arbitration clauses in consumer contracts to ban class action lawsuits, anticipating that individual consumers cannot afford to bring cases to court against large corporations.  Generally, the arbitration clauses…
  • Sep 16

    World Law Group Sued for Debt Relief Scheme

    World Law Group Sued for Debt Relief Scheme
    World Law Group is accused of failing to provide legal representation to help consumers negotiate debts with creditors, while collecting illegal upfront fees.  The company misled consumers by telling them they would be represented by…
Rank this Week: 3993

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    THE IMPORTANCE OF A LAST WILL & TESTAMENT

    THE IMPORTANCE OF A LAST WILL & TESTAMENT
    Prince's death puts living will discussion into the spotlightSARASOTA, Fla. -- It's something that experts say you don't want to have running away from you. If you pass away without a will in the state of Florida, the state statutes would…
  • Apr 26

    FIDUCIARY ACCESS LAW IN FLORIDA

    FIDUCIARY ACCESS LAW IN FLORIDA
    On March 10, 2016, Governor Scott signed in law the “Fiduciary Access Law.”  Effective July 1, 2016, the law allows custodians to turn over "data, text, images, videos, sounds, codes, computer programs, software, databases"…
  • Apr 5

    CHANGES TO THE PARTNERSHIP RULES COMING IN 2017

    CHANGES TO THE PARTNERSHIP RULES COMING IN 2017
    The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 has strengthened the IRS’s ability to audit partnerships (including multi-member LLCs). The new rules apply to tax years beginning after 2017, and will apply to partnerships of 100 or more partners. To…
Rank this Week: 2014

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Passenger Dies After Car Flips On I-275 in Pinellas County

    Passenger Dies After Car Flips On I-275 in Pinellas County
    A Tampa man died Monday after he was involved in a single-vehicle crash on I-275 in Pinellas County. The crash occurred at 4:43 p.m. on northbound I-275 at mile marker 26 in Pinellas County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a…
  • Apr 14

    Motorcyclist Dies in Palmetto Crash

    Motorcyclist Dies in Palmetto Crash
    A 62-year-old man died Sunday when he crashed into a car on U.S. 301 in Palmetto. Palmetto Police believe the motorcyclist struck the rear of a Hyundai sedan just west of Canal Road at 8:30 p.m. The man was not wearing a helmet and died from…
  • Apr 11

    One Dead, 2 Injured in St. Petersburg Crash

    One Dead, 2 Injured in St. Petersburg Crash
    One person died and two others were injured in a two-vehicle collision at 22nd Avenue South and 34th Street in St. Petersburg early Saturday morning. According to authorities, at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday, a 2010 Audi A4 was traveling…
Rank this Week: 2771

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    ABC Action News Interviews a client and me about getting full forgiveness of her loans!

    ABC Action News Interviews a client and me about getting full forgiveness of her loans!
    Highlighting a case where we obtained full student loan forgiveness of nearly $70,000 for an elderly client who had helped her son through school, ABC Action News interviewed our client and me today.  The debt collectors wanted $700 a…
  • Apr 22

    Why Hiring a Student Loan Attorney is a Good Idea

    Why Hiring a Student Loan Attorney is a Good Idea
    In my continued efforts to help student loan borrowers understand why hiring a student loan attorney is a good idea, I’d like to post some of the cases we are working on this week.  Some of these are a little out of the ordinary…
  • Apr 7

    Getting a Debt Buyer Lawsuit Dismissed

    Getting a Debt Buyer Lawsuit Dismissed
    How many consumers are sued every day by a debt buyer they’ve never heard from in the past?  This is extremely common and presents an excellent defense for those knowledgeable enough to use it. One of the best tools we have as a…
Rank this Week: 3086

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Attorney Chip Parker Speaks On Article About Financial Fragility In America

    Attorney Chip Parker Speaks On Article About Financial Fragility In America
    Attorney Chip Parker spoke on First Coast Connect Tuesday morning – the topic centered around an article written by Neal Gabler published in The Atlantic. Gabler disclosed in the article that “just like nearly half of…
  • Mar 7

    Bankruptcy, Retirement, and Your Spouse’s Credit

    Bankruptcy, Retirement, and Your Spouse’s Credit
    Bankruptcy is an excellent retirement strategy, especially if you are behind in saving for retirement because your credit card debt is robbing you of your ability to save. Just look at the math: Let’s say you’re about 10…
  • Aug 18

    WHY BANKRUPTCY MAKES SENSE WHEN YOU ARE IN OR NEAR FORECLOSURE?

    WHY BANKRUPTCY MAKES SENSE WHEN YOU ARE IN OR NEAR FORECLOSURE?
    In JACKSONVILLE, foreclosures filings continue to decrease, however there are still thousands of homeowners still struggling with their mortgage companies.…
Rank this Week: 3541

Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida car accident, product liability and workers compensation news. By Ruth E. Johnson.

http://www.miamipersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Workers Compensation Attorneys applaud Florida Supreme Court Ruling

    Workers Compensation Attorneys applaud Florida Supreme Court Ruling
    The Supreme Court of Florida has issued its decision in a case (Marvin Castellanos v. Next Door Company) that will make a huge impact on the rights of injured workers in this State. Specifically with regard to the workers compensation…
  • Jan 2

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?
    Workers compensation lawyers and legal practitioners are sitting on the edge of their seats awaiting the ruling of the Supreme Court in the high profile case of Castellanos v. Next Door Company. To the average Miami resident this case may…
  • Dec 13

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?
    A 2009 motor vehicle accident statistics report by the Florida Department of Transportation showed that 5,474 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents due to texting while driving, and another 448,000 were injured. In response to these…
Rank this Week: 3138

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 27

    NFL v. Brady - Decision Not Surprising

    NFL v. Brady - Decision Not Surprising
    On April 25, 2016 an important decision for the sports world came down from the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals involving Tom Brady. Being a sports fan and a tax lawyer, the opinion sparked my interest. Challenging the National Football…
  • Apr 18

    Florida Appellate Court Rules Against DBPR in Blunt Wraps Case

    Florida Appellate Court Rules Against DBPR in Blunt Wraps Case
    Our firm has been extremely involved with Florida's wholesale tobacco tax for the past several years. Since Micjo in 2012, the Florida wholesale tobacco tax area has been fraught with seemingly endless litigation. In addition to the Micjo…
  • Apr 4

    OTC's On the Hook for Bed Tax in Maryland

    OTC's On the Hook for Bed Tax in Maryland
    State and local governments are continually searching for ways to increase revenue through taxation of online companies conducting business within their state or county. One such way is by assessing a rental tax against online travel…
Rank this Week: 2785

Massage Therapy Law Blog

Massage Therapy Law Blog

By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://massagelawblog.wordpress.com
  • Apr 27

    Texas Massage Worker Arrested For Offering Sexual Services During Undercover Police Sting

    Texas Massage Worker Arrested For Offering Sexual Services During Undercover Police Sting
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On April 15, 2016, law enforcement authorities executed a search warrant at Accu Therapy Massage, a massage parlor in Odessa, Texas, suspected of…
  • Aug 31

    Orlando Chiropractor Faces 50 Years in Prison for PIP Scam

    Orlando Chiropractor Faces 50 Years in Prison for PIP Scam
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law An Orlando health clinic owner and one other person were recently arrested on charges of defrauding multiple insurance companies and payers,…
  • Nov 13

    Deadline Looming: New Fingerprint Requirement for Florida Massage Therapist

    Deadline Looming: New Fingerprint Requirement for Florida Massage Therapist
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm You can run, but you can’t hide. During the 2014 Legislative Session CS/HB 1065 was passed. This law requires all new applicants and existing massage therapists and establishment owners to…
Rank this Week: 3502

My Law License

My Law License

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

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Professor Jeff Jarvis, The Joke

    Professor Jeff Jarvis, The Joke
    "Jeff Jarvis, a national leader in the development of online news, blogging, the investigation of new business models for news, and the teaching of entrepreneurial journalism, writes an influential blog, Buzzmachine.com. He is author of…
  • Jan 7

    Florida Court: False Online Review Of Lawyer = Libel

    Florida Court: False Online Review Of Lawyer = Libel
    A Florida lawyer got some big damages in a libel case, and yesterday the Fourth District Court of Appeal upheld them, with a great opinion.The case is Copia Blake and Peter Birzon v.Ann-Marie Giustibelli, P.A., and Ann-Marie…
  • Dec 20

    Last Minute Wine Gifts TO AVOID For The Wine Lover

    Last Minute Wine Gifts TO AVOID For The Wine Lover
    I've lost count of the wine-gifts-for-the-wine-lover posts in the last few weeks. Seems as if there's a perception that people who love wine, love nothing else.First piece of advice, that's not true. We like books, (i.e., Amazon gift cards),…
Rank this Week: 4990

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida construction accidents and workers' compensation law. By Randy Zeldin.

http://www.floridasocialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog
    With a backlog of nearly 1.1 million claimants awaiting hearings before a Social Security Judge, by the end of 2015, and an average wait time to get a hearing of 512 days nationwide, the pressure is on to create new ways to expedite the…
  • Mar 14

    Is There Hope for Long Delays for Social Security Hearings?

    Is There Hope for Long Delays for Social Security Hearings?
    As of July 2015, the average national waiting time to obtain a hearing before a Social Security Judge (a/k/a Administrative Law Judge) had increased to 511 days.  Unfortunately, the Ft. Lauderdale District, which includes Broward and…
  • Feb 19

    Medical Experts at Social Security Hearing

    Medical Experts at Social Security Hearing
    These days, many applicants for Social Security Disability are examined by an appointed Medical Examiner.  Sometimes the opinions rendered are quite helpful in supporting the position of the Claimant.  Other times, the exam…
Rank this Week: 1358

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg is an experimental form of legal writing attempting to combine the best aspects of formal legal writing (i.e., law journals) with the best aspects of informal legal writing (i.e. blawgs). More scholarly than blawgs, less serious than full-length articles, the posts are specifically designed for an online readership.

http://blarg.legalmechanics.us
  • Apr 23

    Legal Mechanics Unveils New HQ

    Legal Mechanics Unveils New HQ
    Yes, it is true. Legal Mechanics—the one-of-a-kind legal scholarship repair service—has closed its doors at its former location in sunny Hallandale Beach, a/k/a “that place with the big Pegasus statue,”and has moved to…
  • Dec 2

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part III For more than a year, I have been attempting to get answers in the wake of a police-involved shooting in my neighborhood that resulted in the death of a young black man standing unarmed in his kitchen. For…
  • Aug 9

    Scaling Back Marijuana Law: Hallandale Beach

    Scaling Back Marijuana Law: Hallandale Beach
    Disclaimer: Nothing contained herein should be considered legal advice. Predictions are not guarantees, regardless of how prescient the author may appear from prior writings. On Wednesday, August 5, Hallandale Beach took Broward…
Rank this Week: 2176