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South Florida Injury Law Blog

South Florida Injury Law Blog

Covers car accidents, medical malpractice, and defective products. By Anidjar & Levine, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    State High Court Says Florida Man Liable for Drinking Buddy's Injuries - Dorsey v. Reider

    State High Court Says Florida Man Liable for Drinking Buddy's Injuries - Dorsey v. Reider
    It was all the way back in December 2012 that we blogged about the strange case of Dorsey v. Reider, a legal proceeding that stemmed from a drunken fight outside of a Florida bar. In that post, we noted that the state's Third District Court…
  • Mar 18

    Res Ipsa Loquitur and Florida Cruise Injury Cases - Gandhi v. Carnival

    Res Ipsa Loquitur and Florida Cruise Injury Cases - Gandhi v. Carnival
    Res ipsa loquitur is a well-established legal doctrine that can come in handy for plaintiffs in a wide variety of injury cases, including those related to accidents at sea. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida explains…
  • Mar 11

    Florida Parents Not Liable for Son's Thanksgiving Murder Spree - Knight v. Merhige

    Florida Parents Not Liable for Son's Thanksgiving Murder Spree - Knight v. Merhige
    Just because a person fails to do something that may clearly be the right thing, doesn't mean he or she is legally responsible for the results. Rather, negligence law operates under what some may find a strange principle: it's only negligent…
Rank this Week: 1516

Miami Real Estate Attorney Blog

Miami Real Estate Attorney Blog

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

http://www.miamirealestateattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2222

Florida Probate and Estate…

Florida Probate and Estate Planning Blog

Answers probate and estate law questions. By Fortenberry Legal.

http://www.floridaprobatesolutions.com/blog/
  • Oct 29

    Rights of Stepchildren to Assets of a Deceased Parent in Probate

    Rights of Stepchildren to Assets of a Deceased Parent in Probate
    Here’s a scenario that I get so often that it deserves its own blog post:  Dad dies. Stepchildren claim that stepmother is taking dad’s assets and not communicating with them. Stepmother claims that all of the marital assets…
  • Oct 22

    Formal Florida Probate Administration in 10 Step

    Formal Florida Probate Administration in 10 Step
    Of the various types of Florida probate proceedings, formal administration is the most common.  Like any probate matter, Florida probate administration can vary depending on the size of the estate, the decedent’s asset…
  • Oct 29

    Proposed Amendments to Florida Constitution Would Extend Homestead Benefit

    Proposed Amendments to Florida Constitution Would Extend Homestead Benefit
    For Florida voters, November 6 is about more than the presidential election.  The ballot includes 11 proposed changes to Florida’s constitution. These changes, which would require 60 percent of the vote to pass, deal with some…
Rank this Week: 1646

Legally Speaking With The Law…

Legally Speaking With The Law Office of Keith R. Taylor

Covers legal issues and current events of interest to residents of Citrus County.

http://www.citruscountylawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Homeowners: Make sure Halloween doesn't turn into a fright!

    Homeowners: Make sure Halloween doesn't turn into a fright!
    All of us at the Law Office of Keith Taylorwish you a safe and fun Halloween! At Halloween time children parade around in adorable costumes and delight at the drop of a piece of candy into their bucket.  Families carve…
  • Jun 25

    Why Small Businesses Need Good Lawyer

    Why Small Businesses Need Good Lawyer
    By: Attorney Jessica Czaya          However small your business may be, having a business lawyer is not only a good idea, but the best way to save you time, anxiety, and even money. A smart patient doesn't wait…
  • Jun 13

    Estate Planning for the Owner of a Small Business or Family Busine

    Estate Planning for the Owner of a Small Business or Family Busine
    If you're an owner of a family business or another small business, do you have an estate plan? Does it address your business' needs? When you own a business, your estate planning needs become more complicated than just having a will. Consider…
Rank this Week: 1557

I Do Not Want to Be Your Lawyer

I Do Not Want to Be Your Lawyer

Free legal advice for personal injury plaintiffs from a lawyer who does not want to represent you.

http://www.idonotwanttobeyourlawyer.com/
  • Sep 21

    Paying Back Medicare After a Lawsuit

    Paying Back Medicare After a Lawsuit
    Medicare recipients who file personal injury lawsuits need to be aware that by law they will have to pay Medicare back from their judgment or settlement. Unlike cases where private health insurers seek repayment, cases involving Medicare…
  • Aug 26

    Suing an Attorney for Malpractice is Harder Than You Think

    Suing an Attorney for Malpractice is Harder Than You Think
    Legal malpractice cases are particularly difficult and expensive to pursue. Aside from the inherent difficulty in finding an attorney who accepts legal malpractice cases, the plaintiff essentially needs to prove two cases in order to win: (1)…
  • Aug 22

    Lawyer Win/Loss Records — Why You Can’t Find Them

    Lawyer Win/Loss Records — Why You Can’t Find Them
    I’ve been asked on more than one occasion where plaintiffs can look up the win/loss records of lawyers. Usually this is in conjunction with them initially hiring a lawyer or thinking of switching lawyers, the thought being that this…
Rank this Week: 1925

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers health law.

http://www.healthlawfirm.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1515

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and sexual abuse. By David J. Halberg.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 14

    Defective Medical Device: Da Vinci Surgical Robot

    Defective Medical Device: Da Vinci Surgical Robot
    The Da Vinci Surgical Robot, manufactured by Intuitive Surgical, Inc., is used in several medical specialties including: Urology, Gynecology, Cardiothoracic, Colorectal, Head & Neck, and General Surgery. Specifically, the Da Vinci…
  • Jan 18

    HEALTH WARNING: Contaminated Injections Linked to Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

    HEALTH WARNING: Contaminated Injections Linked to Fungal Meningitis Outbreak
    Fungal Meningitis is an infection of the protective membranes of the brain and spinal cord. Over the last few months, a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak has swept across the United States. Recently, both CDC and FDA investigations have…
  • Aug 15

    Unnecessary Cardiology Work Performed At HCA-Owned Hospital

    Unnecessary Cardiology Work Performed At HCA-Owned Hospital
    According to the New York Times article, “Doctors at Hospital Chain Giant Performed Unnecessary Cardiac Work, Increasing Profits”, from 2002 – 2010 cardiologists at several HCA-owned hospitals in Florida were unable to justify many of…
Rank this Week: 2063

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

Covers voir dire, cause challenges, juror concealment, non-verbal behavior, and peremptory challenges. By Robert W. Kelley.

http://www.juryblog.com
  • Jan 30

    How to Save a Potentially Contaminated Jury Panel

    How to Save a Potentially Contaminated Jury Panel
    During jury selection in a civil trial a prospective juror stated in open court that he was familiar with one of the defendant’s expert medical witnesses. The juror said the expert had “kind of screwed-up my dad’s…
  • Sep 11

    Failure to Conduct Juror Background Check During Trial May Constitute Lack of Due Diligence

    Failure to Conduct Juror Background Check During Trial May Constitute Lack of Due Diligence
    The Third District Court of Appeal recently held that the failure of trial counsel to perform background checks during trial on the members of the jury  – as was suggested by the judge be done during this trial  – may constitute a lack…
  • Sep 6

    Failure to Conduct Background Check on Jurors During Trial May Constitute Lack of Due Diligence

    Failure to Conduct Background Check on Jurors During Trial May Constitute Lack of Due Diligence
    Last week the Third District Court of Appeal held that the failure of trial counsel to perform background checks during trial on the members of the jury  – as was suggested by the judge be done during this trial  - may constitute a lack…
Rank this Week: 1725

Terry Lenamon on the Death Penalty

Terry Lenamon on the Death Penalty

Focuses on capital punishment in America.

http://www.swartzlenamon.com/deathpenaltyblog
Rank this Week: 1792

South Florida Criminal Lawyers…

South Florida Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense issues, including DUI, police encounters, sentencing and arrests. By Berman & Tsombanakis LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2155

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

    West Palm Beach Criminal Defense Blog

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

    Call Me Maybe

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

    A Great Debate

    A Great Debate
    All the talk of debates over the past few weeks has got me thinking about debates that go on in courtrooms all over America every day. Just as the presidential debates bring to light issues that will potentially affect millions of people…
Rank this Week: 1788

Weinstein Law Firm Blog

Weinstein Law Firm Blog

Covers Florida personal injury, insurance and health care litigation.

http://www.weinstein-law.com/blog.php
  • Oct 10

    Stand Up for Our Justice

    Stand Up for Our Justice
    Want to stop the politicians from trying to take over the Supreme Court? Then stand up for our Justices against this political power grab.
  • May 24

    What You Need to Know About Florida's Revised Personal Injury Protection ("PIP") Statute

    What You Need to Know About Florida's Revised Personal Injury Protection ("PIP") Statute
    On May 04, 2012, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed legislation that was designed to reduce auto accident fraud, lower the cost of auto insurance premiums, and reduce the litigation costs associated with the current Personal Injury Protection…
  • May 15

    Highlights of the New Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) Statute Signed Into Law on May 04, 2012

    Highlights of the New Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) Statute Signed Into Law on May 04, 2012
    On May 04, 2012, Governor Rick Scott signed legislation that purportedly aims to reduce auto accident fraud, lower the cost of auto insurance premiums, and reduce the litigation costs associated with the current Personal Injury Protection…
Rank this Week: 1609

The Law and Equity Report by…

The Law and Equity Report by Timothy Powers O'Neill

Covers Florida real estate and business litigation.

http://lawandequity.com
  • Aug 13

    Copyright in the New

    Copyright in the New
    LendInk fiasco keeps rights management issue burning; Most don’t realize when you buy an e-book that you cannot resell it, and in the majority of cases can’t even lend it to a friend because of copyright, not technical issue
  • Aug 7

    Copyright in the New

    Copyright in the New
    Posner: Sharing links isn’t copyright infringement
  • Mar 20

    An Open Invitation

    An Open Invitation
    I respectfully decline the invitation to join your hallucination. Scott Adams   An invitation to a wedding invokes more trouble than a summons to a police court. William Feather  
Rank this Week: 1582

Florida Personal Injury Attorney…

Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2117

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Car Accident Injures Sheriff's Office Deputy

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

    Product Liability Lawyer Discusses Injuries Related to Circumcision Clamp

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

    Plantation Car Accident Injures Police Officer

    Plantation Car Accident Injures Police Officer
    Broward County - A Plantation accident involving three vehicles has injured a police officer and his dog. The accident happened on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, when an SUV struck Plantation police officer Curtis Hampton's car head-on. …
Rank this Week: 1885

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/
  • Sep 20

    Trump Entertainment Resort Files for Bankruptcy

    Trump Entertainment Resort Files for Bankruptcy
    Trump Entertainment Resorts has filed bankruptcy for the third time. The action represents yet another blow to Atlantic City’s struggling casino gaming industry. The company runs two casinos in the city. With an ever-increasing level of…
  • Aug 25

    Parliament House Files Bankruptcy

    Parliament House Files Bankruptcy
    Parliament House, an iconic gay destination entertainment complex and resort in Orlando, Florida, has filed for bankruptcy. The parent company is currently $15.5 million in debt. Set on 4.5-acres along Orange Blossom Trail, just about one and…
  • Aug 25

    Parliament House Files Bankruptcy

    Parliament House Files Bankruptcy
    Parliament House, an iconic gay destination entertainment complex and resort in Orlando, Florida, has filed for bankruptcy. The parent company is currently $15.5 million in debt. Set on 4.5-acres along Orange Blossom Trail, just about one and…
Rank this Week: 2828

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Lane v. Florida - 2nd DCA Suppresses Evidence in "Consensual Encounter"

    Lane v. Florida - 2nd DCA Suppresses Evidence in "Consensual Encounter"
    Consensual encounters with police have been the subject of numerous Florida court decisions and muchpublic debate. A central point in these discussions is whether such an encounter is ever truly consensual, where one of those parties is armed…
  • Sep 10

    Florida v. Parker - Motion to Suppress Order Reversed

    Florida v. Parker - Motion to Suppress Order Reversed
    A former Florida college student's decision to speak with a detective regarding two alleged sexual assaults he allegedly committed at a party the night before will be used against him in court. Initially, the trial court granted a defense…
  • Aug 30

    Drug-Free Zone Law Challenged in Florida's 4th DCA

    Drug-Free Zone Law Challenged in Florida's 4th DCA
    Drug-free zone laws in Florida are designed to make children and communities safer by limiting sales of illegal substances near schools, daycare centers, parks and churches. Per Florida Statute Section 893.13(1)(e), those caught selling…
Rank this Week: 4450

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury claims. By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Bicycle Accident Victims & UIM Coverage

    Bicycle Accident Victims & UIM Coverage
    It's illegal for motorists involved in a fatal or injury-causing crash to flee the scene. Yet it happens all the time, usually because the driver is drunk or lacks insurance. Hit-and-run accidents are especially common against bicyclists, who…
  • Sep 16

    Daytona School Bus Safety Top Priority for New School Year

    Daytona School Bus Safety Top Priority for New School Year
    School bus drivers are supposed to be vetted, properly trained and appropriately monitored. After all, they are responsible for the daily transport of precious cargo: Our children. And yet, there are sometimes instances wherein the drivers…
  • Sep 13

    Daytona Traffic Collisions & Risks of Legalized Marijuana

    Daytona Traffic Collisions & Risks of Legalized Marijuana
    In the last two decades, numerous states have radically reformed stances on marijuana, creating a vast patchwork of laws from place-to-place. However, no matter where you live, driving under the impairing influence of any substance - legal or…
Rank this Week: 4640

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    New LED Lighting System Improves Visibility and Safety

    New LED Lighting System Improves Visibility and Safety
    Technological advancements can improve safety for drivers, passengers, and other motorists sharing the road. A California entrepreneur is designing and marketing new lighting technologies for vehicles to improve safety on the road. According…
  • Sep 16

    Improper Boat Hitching and Distracted Driving Cause Dangerous Collision

    Improper Boat Hitching and Distracted Driving Cause Dangerous Collision
    Florida is known for its boating culture and any driver knows the importance of proper hitching. A boat that becomes unhitched can be deadly, causing serious risk of injury and fatality to other motorists sharing the road. In a recent case, a…
  • Sep 3

    Travelers Property Casualty Co. v. Moore - Employer Liability for Off-Duty Worker

    Travelers Property Casualty Co. v. Moore - Employer Liability for Off-Duty Worker
    There are many situations in which a worker's operation of an employer-owned vehicle will automatically place the company in a position of liability. This is especially true in Florida, where motor vehicles are considered "dangerous…
Rank this Week: 4746

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    “Heat” Neglect in Florida Nursing Home

    “Heat” Neglect in Florida Nursing Home
    During summer months, caretakers must be more wary of the potential dangers of high temperatures. Babies and young children as well as elderly adults are more vulnerable and should never be left unattended in a vehicle or out in the sun.…
  • Sep 15

    Many Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Cases Go Unreported

    Many Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Cases Go Unreported
    Extreme cases of abuse and neglect will often result in an investigation and legal action. Despite the number of complaints filed, thousands of instances of abuse and neglect go unreported every year. According to the U.S. Department of…
  • Sep 10

    Carl v. Muskegon Cnty. - Vetting Nursing Home Staffer

    Carl v. Muskegon Cnty. - Vetting Nursing Home Staffer
    In 2008, a man working as an in-home caregiver for an elderly couple in their early 80s suffered a psychotic break. Three months into his assignment, the 6-foot-6-inch, 220-pound aide went ballistic. He threw food all over the kitchen. There…
Rank this Week: 4060

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Sep 19

    Reports uncover deceptive practices in state's construction sector

    Reports uncover deceptive practices in state's construction sector
    As many reports have made clear, the construction sector here in Florida -- both residential and commercial -- is finally starting to show signs of sustained growth following the nightmare that was the recent recession. This means builders…
  • Sep 5

    Examining the requirements for securing a contractor's license

    Examining the requirements for securing a contractor's license
    A few weeks ago, our blog discussed how Florida law mandates that all contractors hired to build or even remodel homes must be in possession of the proper licensure, and how this requirement can be satisfied if the contractor holds...
  • Aug 27

    Construction is booming in Florida, be sure to take the right step

    Construction is booming in Florida, be sure to take the right step
    Earlier this month, the Associated General Contractors of America, "the leading association for the construction industry," released an eye-opening report examining the state of construction employment in the U.S.  According to the…
Rank this Week: 2765

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    Why Aren’t Teens Adopted?

    Why Aren’t Teens Adopted?
    We always hear about how difficult the process of adopting can be for potential parents, but what about the children? Perhaps the emotional toll of waiting for a family outweighs the legal hardships – being adopted is a major challenge…
  • Sep 9

    Same-Sex Divorce Spurs Debate in Florida

    Same-Sex Divorce Spurs Debate in Florida
    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has issued a formal request that Broward Circuit Judge Dale Cohen to keep in place a stay of his original ruling declaring the state’s ban on gay marriage unconstitutional. The judge has a scheduled…
  • Sep 3

    Reports Indicate Generations of Child-Abuse

    Reports Indicate Generations of Child-Abuse
    Earlier this year, a sixteen-month-old girl spent her last few hours of life in her Tarpon Street family home after her father allegedly slammed her against a wall. The 23-year-old father swung the toddler ‘like a baseball bat’…
Rank this Week: 3853

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.ocalainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Florida Court Throws Out Hundreds of Suits Against Big Tobacco Companie

    Florida Court Throws Out Hundreds of Suits Against Big Tobacco Companie
    Back in 2006, the Florida Supreme Court issued a decision that “decertified” the class of people who were suing big tobacco companies for the injuries they sustained after becoming addicted to cigarettes. The decertification of…
  • Sep 12

    Tampa City Truck Driver Kills Toddler in Accident

    Tampa City Truck Driver Kills Toddler in Accident
    Late last week, a local news station reported that a Tampa truck driver ran over and killed a two-year-old boy who ran into the street. Apparently, the truck driver works for the city, and was visiting relatives in the city truck when…
  • Sep 11

    Jacksonville Teen Killed in Motorcycle Accident on His Way to Work

    Jacksonville Teen Killed in Motorcycle Accident on His Way to Work
    Earlier this week in Jacksonville, a teenager was killed while riding his motorcycle as he was heading into work. According to a report by a local news source, the accident occurred on Labor Day on Western Boulevard. The teen was riding…
Rank this Week: 3010

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/
  • Sep 19

    Johnston-Forbes v. Matsunaga - Standards for Expert Witnesses in Crash Case

    Johnston-Forbes v. Matsunaga - Standards for Expert Witnesses in Crash Case
    Although expert witnesses are not required in Naples car accident lawsuits as they are in medical malpractice cases, use of an expert witness can sometimes make or break a case. However, in order to be considered an "expert," a person must…
  • Sep 19

    Cahours v. Florida - Actual Knowledge in Hit-and-Run

    Cahours v. Florida - Actual Knowledge in Hit-and-Run
    A second Florida appellate court has certified a question to the state supreme court regarding whether a defendant must have actual knowledge of a crash in order to be criminally charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving death.…
  • Sep 16

    Auto Insurance Coverage for Off-the-Clock Worker

    Auto Insurance Coverage for Off-the-Clock Worker
    The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the same circuit that oversees federal appeals in Florida, recently grappled with the question of whether homicide by firearm was in fact an "accident" covered under an employer auto insurance policy.…
Rank this Week: 4498

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

Covers securities law topics of interest to executives of middle market businesses. By Gunster.

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Sep 19

    The JOBS Act – Any results yet?

    The JOBS Act – Any results yet?
    Posted By: Robert C. White Jr. President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law on April 5, 2012 amid much fanfare and optimism. Small and medium sized fast-growing technology companies and their executives were especially sanguine about this…
  • Sep 12

    Nasdaq annual listing fees are going up, up (but not away)

    Nasdaq annual listing fees are going up, up (but not away)
    Posted By: David C. Scileppi In late August, Nasdaq announced changes to their annual listing fees.  Generally, the fees will increase effective January 1, 2015, but Nasdaq is also adopting an all-inclusive annual fee and eliminating…
  • Sep 3

    Despite First Amendment concerns, the conflict minerals rule is here to stay

    Despite First Amendment concerns, the conflict minerals rule is here to stay
    Posted By: Gregory K. Bader A few months ago, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld portions of Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, known as the “conflicts mineral rule.”…
Rank this Week: 3789

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

Covers of legal research topics and legal information. From the Florida State University Law Library Team.

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Sep 19

    The Hidden Sources of Law School Stress:

    The Hidden Sources of Law School Stress:
    The Hidden Sources of Law School Stress: Avoiding the Mistakes That Create Unhappy and Unprofessional Lawyers by Lawrence Krieger is now available on Kindle. This brief book tells you why law school can be so stressful, and why it…
  • Sep 8

    Technology Brings Disruption to Lawyers But Not Destruction

    Technology Brings Disruption to Lawyers But Not Destruction
    In Law Technology News the article Technology Brings Disruption to Lawyers, But Not Destruction suggests that Technology isn't something to fear but embrace to improve your law practice. Read about it at the link above. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Sep 2

    WordReference

    WordReference
    www.WordReference.com is a very useful multi-language dictionary. Also available for iPhone and Android. Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 2651

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/
  • Sep 19

    Award-Winning Truck Drivers Offer Safety Advice

    Award-Winning Truck Drivers Offer Safety Advice
    At the recent National Truck Driving Championships sponsored by the American Trucking Associations, truck drivers were recognized for their skills and their dedication to the job. The truckers were also asked about their ideas for improving…
  • Sep 17

    Trucking Collisions in Pembroke Pine

    Trucking Collisions in Pembroke Pine
    Two serious trucking incidents occurred in Pembroke Pines this month. In the first incident, a large sinkhole opened up on Pines Boulevard, swallowing a large truck. The sinkhole opened up when a water main broke. In another incident, a waste…
  • Sep 12

    Why You Need an Attorney: How Trucking Accidents are Different From Car Accident

    Why You Need an Attorney: How Trucking Accidents are Different From Car Accident
    On the surface, car and truck accidents in Davie and other Florida communities look very much alike. They both involve drivers and insurance companies and both take place on the roadways. In both cases, there are likely to be injuries or even…
Rank this Week: 4258

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Sep 19

    Occupations with High Stress, Long Hours Increase Risk of Car Accident

    Occupations with High Stress, Long Hours Increase Risk of Car Accident
    Can your profession actually affect your driving? Research suggests that it does, and that those in some of the highest stress occupations are the most likely to be at risk for causing a car accident. The Guardian recently reported on an…
  • Sep 11

    Safely Riding a Motorcycle on the Highway

    Safely Riding a Motorcycle on the Highway
    Riding a motorcycle on the highway can be a daunting experience, especially for novice riders. In fact, if you’re new to the world of motorcycle riding, it’s probably best to avoid highways as much as possible. The higher speeds…
  • Sep 2

    What You Can Do When Your Child Is Injured at School

    What You Can Do When Your Child Is Injured at School
      When you send your kids off to school in the morning, you probably aren’t worrying about them suffering a serious injury. Schools are relatively safe environments with adult supervision, after all, and millions of American…
Rank this Week: 2607

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3305

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

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

http://www.eldercarelawjacksonville.com/
  • Sep 19

    The Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid

    The Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid
    In this article, I am going to explain the difference between Medicaid and Medicare. I’m going to give you a brief discussion of both, and then hopefully the differences will be clear, especially as it applies to coverage in a nursing…
  • Sep 19

    What is a Lady Bird Deed? (or Enhanced Life Estate Deed)

    What is a Lady Bird Deed? (or Enhanced Life Estate Deed)
    What is a Lady Bird Deed? Also known as an Enhanced Life Estate. So let us first start on the discussion of what’s a life estate. Then we will go one step further to explain what is an Enhanced Life Estate or Lady Bird Deed. So…
  • Sep 12

    Does Medicare Pay for the Nursing Home?

    Does Medicare Pay for the Nursing Home?
    In this article, I’m going to answer the question, “Does Medicare pay for a Nursing Home?” First, you need to have Medicare coverage.  That mean’s you’re over 65 or you have been on social security…
Rank this Week: 4946

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Sep 19

    Obtaining Past Due Child Support in Florida After Children Become Adult

    Obtaining Past Due Child Support in Florida After Children Become Adult
    With regard to child support in the state of Florida, the general rule is that child support terminates when a child reaches 18 years of age.  However, the general rule does not apply when child support is still owed for any time prior to…
  • Sep 9

    Don’t Believe the Hype: Collaborative Law Is Not Without Disadvantage

    Don’t Believe the Hype: Collaborative Law Is Not Without Disadvantage
    Collaborative law is an alternate form of dispute resolution in the family law context.  While proponents contend that collaborative law is both less expensive and more effective than traditional, adversarial law, it can actually drag out…
  • Sep 2

    Divorce, Annulment and Separation in Florida

    Divorce, Annulment and Separation in Florida
    Florida is known for being one of the states with the highest divorce rates. The decision to divorce your spouse should be given much thought and consideration, and it is important to be familiar with Florida law regarding divorce and whether…
Rank this Week: 3761

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Sep 19

    Florida Attorneys: Bad Faith Law Just Got Better

    Florida Attorneys: Bad Faith Law Just Got Better
    Those of us who do personal injury litigation have been hoping for several opinions to come out in regards to bad faith litigation. Our patience has been amply rewarded. Two Florida 4th District Court of Appeal opinions have been recently…
  • Sep 18

    When Cruise Lines are Negligent for Violating Safety Regulation

    When Cruise Lines are Negligent for Violating Safety Regulation
    As an attorney who practices in maritime law, I often take cases against the cruise lines.  These cases often involve trip or slip and falls where my client has been injured.  These cases are often very difficult to prove negligence…
  • Sep 17

    Mercury Insurance Policy Found Ambiguous: Why Insurance Policies Must Specifically State a Fee Schedule

    Mercury Insurance Policy Found Ambiguous: Why Insurance Policies Must Specifically State a Fee Schedule
    On May 30, 2014, the Palm Beach County court, sitting in its appellate capacity, rendered a verdict for the plaintiff medical provider in a lawsuit for unpaid personal injury protection (PIP) benefits. The plaintiff medical provider filed…
Rank this Week: 2981

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/pct-law-group-legal-insights/
  • Sep 19

    PCT Attorneys Attend NAMWOLF Annual Meeting in Philadelphia

    PCT Attorneys Attend NAMWOLF Annual Meeting in Philadelphia
    Attorneys from PCT Law Group, PLLC H. Scott Johnson, Jr., Malik K. Cutlar, Angela H. France, and Steven Barentzen will be attending the 2014 Annual Meeting of the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms…
  • Sep 12

    Steven Barentzen Named Co-Chair of the DC Bar’s ADR Committee

    Steven Barentzen Named Co-Chair of the DC Bar’s ADR Committee
    PCT Law Group, PLLC is pleased to announce that Steven Barentzen has been selected as Co-Chair to The Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) Committee of the Litigation Section of the DC Bar.  The ADR Committee aims to…
  • Sep 6

    PCT Law Group, PLLC Managing Partner H. Scott Johnson Jr. Earns Top Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

    PCT Law Group, PLLC Managing Partner H. Scott Johnson Jr. Earns Top Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
    PCT Law Group, PLLC is proud to announce that H. Scott Johnson Jr. has earned the distinguished AV Rating® from Martindale-Hubbell. This rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous Peer Review…
Rank this Week: 3127

Powell & Espat Blog

Powell & Espat Blog

Covers legal rights and important information for consumers regarding the legal system and our jury system in America.

http://mattlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    Will Your Shoes Hurt Your Slip and Fall Lawsuit?

    Will Your Shoes Hurt Your Slip and Fall Lawsuit?
    If filing a Slip and Fall lawsuit, you should be certain of all the particulars in any case you plan to make as some circumstances could alter the outcome. Continue reading →
  • Sep 17

    Typical Job Site Hazards To Watch Out For

    Typical Job Site Hazards To Watch Out For
    Job site injuries are far too common. When proper precautions are taken and training is provided to all parties involved, the incidence of accidents should decrease. Continue reading →
  • Sep 16

    Backyard Trampoline Hazard

    Backyard Trampoline Hazard
    Backyard trampolines can help kids bounce off excess energy, but how safe are they really? Do you have a sign posted by your trampoline to warn of the dangers? If not, you should have. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 3981

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Provides personal injury news and tips. By Morgan Dramis.

http://www.sarasotainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    CATASTROPHIC MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT INJURIES

    CATASTROPHIC MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT INJURIES
    Because of very little structural protection, Florida motorcycle riders are very susceptible to spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries. Even though other types of motor vehicle accidents have decreased in recent years, motorcycle…
  • Sep 11

    INJURIES FROM A SARASOTA OR BRADENTON SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT

    INJURIES FROM A SARASOTA OR BRADENTON SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT
    Slip and fall accidents involve injuries from a dangerous condition on someone else's property. A slip and fall accident can occur outside from wet surfaces, poorly lit steps or adverse weather conditions. An indoor slip and fall accident can…
  • Sep 9

    MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES FROM SARASOTA AND BRADENTON MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

    MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES FROM SARASOTA AND BRADENTON MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS
    Between 40-60% of all mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI's) are caused from motor vehicle accidents. The most common type of TBI from a motor vehicle accident is a concussion. An accident victim can sustain a concussion from striking their…
Rank this Week: 3638

Orlando Divorce Blog

Orlando Divorce Blog

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

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

    New Laws Restrict Thailand Surrogacy “Market”

    New Laws Restrict Thailand Surrogacy “Market”
    By Anna E. Meddin, Esq. Thailand gave many couples the opportunity to have a child through a surrogate mother. However, after the tragic story of “Gammy,” a baby who was left in Thailand because he was born with down-syndrome…
  • Jun 3

    Florida Fathers Custody Law

    Florida Fathers Custody Law
    By Anna E. Meddin, Esq. www.meddinlaw.com When a couple gets married, the last thing on their mind is possibly getting divorced later on in life.  However, today’s statistics show almost half of all marriages end in divorce. …
  • May 27

    Return of marital property from a girlfriend? — Rochelle Sterling v. Vanessa Stiviano

    Return of marital property from a girlfriend? — Rochelle Sterling v. Vanessa Stiviano
    By Anna E. Meddin, Esq. www.meddinlaw.com We all know about Donald Sterling’s racist rant recorded by his “alleged” girlfriend that was somehow leaked. But what about his wife, Rochelle Sterling’s lawsuit against Ms.…
Rank this Week: 3755

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure issues in Florida. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillebankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Can you sell property before you file your bankruptcy?

    Can you sell property before you file your bankruptcy?
    A debtor who sells or transfers property shortly before filing bankruptcy could be putting his or her bankruptcy and property at risk. Depending on the circumstances, a trustee may be allowed to recover the transferred property as part of…
  • Sep 12

    Foreclosure: Short Sale

    Foreclosure: Short Sale
    If you are behind on your mortgage payments, and think you can no longer afford your home or are simply ready to walk away and start over, a Short Sale might be a good option for you. A Short Sale is when you sell your home for the highest…
  • Sep 10

    Can an Automatic Stay through Bankruptcy Stop the Eviction Process?

    Can an Automatic Stay through Bankruptcy Stop the Eviction Process?
    Tenants who are facing eviction may be able to continue living in their rental property longer and prevent eviction by filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. This depends on whether the landlord has already obtained a judgment for possession of the…
Rank this Week: 3477

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/
  • Sep 18

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damage

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damage
    Normally in a jury trial involving personal injuries, a jury is free to award as damages whatever amount they see just and fit, based upon the evidence presented. Traditionally there has been no cap or maximum on an amount that can be…
  • Sep 15

    Despite $4.3 Million Verdict, Texting and Driving is a No-Win Situation

    Despite $4.3 Million Verdict, Texting and Driving is a No-Win Situation
    Florida’s laws banning texting and driving are relatively new, and have been scorned for not being tough enough. That may be true as far as criminal penalties, but when it comes to asserting a claim for injuries in civil court, anything…
  • Sep 9

    Bad Jury Instructions Can Lead to Problems Later On

    Bad Jury Instructions Can Lead to Problems Later On
    When a personal injury case gets submitted to a jury, the jury doesn’t just automatically know what questions it must decide on, nor does it know what kind of law applies. It’s up to the parties, at the conclusion of a trial to…
Rank this Week: 2390

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

Answers common questions about arrests, court procedures and penalties that apply to the Fort Walton Beach & Destin, Florida area. By Shawn Lupella.

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
Rank this Week: 2466

Ayo and Iken PLC Blog

Ayo and Iken PLC Blog

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

http://www.18884mydivorce.com/blog/
  • Sep 18

    The Peaceful Time of the Year ?

    The Peaceful Time of the Year ?
    By Attorney Howard Iken: An old saying I once heard: Statistics don't lie, but liars use statistics. I have always been fascinated with statistics, what they supposedly show, and whether they represent something that is true. I stumbled…
  • Aug 2

    New Same Sex Marriage Laws in Florida 2014

    New Same Sex Marriage Laws in Florida 2014
    An update on our companion website: www.myfloridalaw.com. The Florida Courts have been been busy addressing what seems like an avalanche of same-sex marriage challenges to the present constitutional ban. For some people the ultimate goal is…
  • Jun 30

    Can I Take My Spouse to the Cleaners for Cheating?

    Can I Take My Spouse to the Cleaners for Cheating?
    If you have discovered that your spouse is cheating, you are likely to experience a wealth of emotions like anger, betrayal, sadness and fear. Adultery is one of the most common causes of divorce, but many spouses are appalled when they talk…
Rank this Week: 2948

Florida Appellate Review

Florida Appellate Review

Features news and analysis of Florida Supreme Court, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and U.S. Supreme Court decisions and developments. By Dan Bushell.

http://www.floridaappellatereview.com/
Rank this Week: 3549

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Domestic Violence Accusations Can Have a Serious Effect on your Life

    Domestic Violence Accusations Can Have a Serious Effect on your Life
    Domestic violence is an extremely serious criminal offense in Florida. However, the consequences of domestic violence accusations or charges may reach far beyond the criminal courts. Such allegations may additionally affect any pending family…
  • Sep 16

    How can a Boca Raton Divorce Attorney Help You?

    How can a Boca Raton Divorce Attorney Help You?
    For many people, going through a divorce can be an extremely acrimonious process. After all, if you and your spouse were getting along, you would likely not be getting a divorce in the first place. Divorce can affect almost any aspect of a…
  • Sep 12

    Florida Judge Facing Ethics Charges Following Divorce Ruling

    Florida Judge Facing Ethics Charges Following Divorce Ruling
    In the midst of contested and adversarial divorces cases, judges are expected to be the neutral, impartial, objective party who make decisions when divorcing couples cannot agree. Generally, you are able to trust that if both sides make…
Rank this Week: 4542

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    Student Biker Struck by Car near Riverview High School

    Student Biker Struck by Car near Riverview High School
    A 17-year-old girl riding her bicycle near Riverview High School on Tuesday morning was hit by a car. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, the girl, who is a Riverview High student, was struck by an Acura sedan on…
  • Sep 15

    8 Injured at Hard Rock in Tampa after Temporary Wall Falls Over

    8 Injured at Hard Rock in Tampa after Temporary Wall Falls Over
    According to authorities, eight people were injured at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Friday night when a construction wall gave way. Three of those injured were transported to area hospitals for treatment, according to Hillsborough…
  • Sep 10

    AGAIN?? Three Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on I-275 in Tampa

    AGAIN?? Three Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on I-275 in Tampa
    A wrong-way driver and her two passengers were killed in a head-on collision with a gasoline tanker truck on Interstate 275 just south of Bearss Avenue early Sunday. This is the fourth fatal wrong-way crash on I-275 in Tampa this year that…
Rank this Week: 2490

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/
  • Sep 17

    Injuries in Miami Beach: How Likely Are They?

    Injuries in Miami Beach: How Likely Are They?
    Research studies and statistics help us make important safety decisions. For example, knowing that researchers have proven the dangers of drunk driving, we can make the decision to avoid driving after drinking and we can take steps to curb…
  • Sep 12

    ) When a Vacation Turns Sour: What to Do if You Are Injured as a Tourist in Miami or anywhere in Florida

    ) When a Vacation Turns Sour: What to Do if You Are Injured as a Tourist in Miami or anywhere in Florida
    Florida draws many tourists each year, and while most people enjoy their stay in a few instances tourists find that their vacation turns into a nightmare and they return home with serious losses and injuries rather than an album full of fun…
  • Sep 10

    Boating Accidents in Miami and Florida Getting Worse as Bigger Boats and Crowded Bays Become a Reality

    Boating Accidents in Miami and Florida Getting Worse as Bigger Boats and Crowded Bays Become a Reality
    Over the Fourth of July weekend this year, a 32-foot boat and a 36-foot boat collided on Key Biscayne, killing four people and seriously injuring three boaters. While the investigation is still ongoing, there is evidence to suggest that…
Rank this Week: 2965

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    Minnesota Vikings Running Back, Adrian Peterson, Indicted for Child Abuse

    Minnesota Vikings Running Back, Adrian Peterson, Indicted for Child Abuse
    Another NFL player has made headlines due to alleged physical violence. Minnesota Vikings running back, Adrian Peterson, has been indicted in Texas for child abuse. Peterson allegedly spanked his four-year old son until the child bled.…
  • Sep 11

    NFL Star Caught on Video Committing Domestic Battery; Implications Under Florida Law

    NFL Star Caught on Video Committing Domestic Battery; Implications Under Florida Law
    NFL star running back, Ray Rice, has been all over headlines lately after a video surfaced that shows Rice punching his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, in the face... knocking her out cold. TMZ.com first posted the full video on September 8,...
  • Sep 8

    Facebook Posts Lead to Criminal Charge

    Facebook Posts Lead to Criminal Charge
    A criminal defense attorney's worst enemy is a confession, whether in writing or one that is video taped. As a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer, I've had my share of clients confess to crimes, even after they had been warned and...
Rank this Week: 4495