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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: 4084

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 7

    Google Self-Driving Car Pulled Over for Going Too Slow

    Google Self-Driving Car Pulled Over for Going Too Slow
    Our car accident attorneys report on a recent news story where a California police officer had quite a surprise when he pulled over a car, only to find no driver inside.  The Mountain View, California police officer stopped one of…
  • Feb 1

    Selfie-Related Accidents Claim More Lives than Shark Attack

    Selfie-Related Accidents Claim More Lives than Shark Attack
    Statistics show that “selfie-related” accidents have killed twice as many people around the world as unprovoked shark attacks.  The Conde Nast Traveler reported in September that at least 11 people have died in selfie-related…
  • Jan 25

    The Rate of Accidents Increases After Daylight Savings End

    The Rate of Accidents Increases After Daylight Savings End
    Daylight savings time recently ended and most of the United States “fell back” one hour.  Unfortunately, the time change brings about an increased risk for automobile and pedestrian accidents according to statistics found by…
Rank this Week: 3353

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

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

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 7

    New Social Security scam looks real but don't fall for it

    New Social Security scam looks real but don't fall for it
    The email's subject line says "Get Protected," but following its instructions will do anything but. The sender appears to be the "Social Security Administration," but it's not. It's a new and devious phishing scam. The…
  • Feb 4

    HIPAA developments, dilemma

    HIPAA developments, dilemma
    Recent reports from Pro Publica, the independent investigative news organization, reveal widespread violations of HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) by large organizations, from Walmart to CVS to United Health…
  • Jan 31

    Why aren't the presidential candidates talking about the long-term care crisis?

    Why aren't the presidential candidates talking about the long-term care crisis?
    With so many families struggling with the financial and psychological stress of caregiving, why aren't the 2016 presidential candidates making this a front-and-center issue? NPR Commentator Cokie Roberts has said, "Candidates are crazy…
Rank this Week: 4556

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Feb 7

    Can Government Regulation Make It Impossible to Pay Severance?

    Can Government Regulation Make It Impossible to Pay Severance?
    When an executive has an employment agreement and his company doesn’t pay, the company might offer a number of excuses based on contract law. One of these contractual defenses is called “impossibility of performance.” Under…
  • Jan 21

    Top Issues in Executive Disputes to Watch in 2016

    Top Issues in Executive Disputes to Watch in 2016
    We’ve counted down our top posts from 2015, from American Apparel to Dr. Robert Schuller. Now, we look at the issues in executive disputes that are likely to draw the most attention in 2016. Read More › Tags:…
  • Jan 6

    Suits by Suits’ 2015 Greatest Hit

    Suits by Suits’ 2015 Greatest Hit
    The turn of the calendar is always a good time to reflect on what has come before and preview what lies ahead. In this post, we count down our most popular posts of 2015 about executive disputes. Later, we’ll look at what to expect in…
Rank this Week: 2502

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • Feb 6

    QUALIFYING AGENTS AND UNLICENSED CONTRACTING – MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS

    QUALIFYING AGENTS AND UNLICENSED CONTRACTING – MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS
    Florida’s licensing requirements for contractors is a complicated statutory framework.  This complication was exemplified in the First District Court of Appeal’s decision in Taylor Morrison Services, Inc. v. Ecos, 163 So.3d…
  • Jan 31

    UNDERSTAND PROJECT DELIVERY METHODS SO THAT YOU SELECT A METHOD THAT BEST MEETS YOUR NEEDS

    UNDERSTAND PROJECT DELIVERY METHODS SO THAT YOU SELECT A METHOD THAT BEST MEETS YOUR NEEDS
    There are numerous project delivery methods or a method to deliver an owner the design and construction of a project.  Selecting a project delivery method requires the owner to consider many factors including the 1) project size,…
  • Jan 27

    SUBCONTRACTORS: MAKE SURE YOU DILIGENTLY REVIEW THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS

    SUBCONTRACTORS: MAKE SURE YOU DILIGENTLY REVIEW THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS
    Subcontractors: make sure you review, and I mean review, the contract documents (drawings and specifications) and estimate properly.  Seek clarification or submit an RFI if there is a conflict in the drawings and specifications. If you…
Rank this Week: 2311

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 6

    Methadone Clinic, Doctor Settle Drugged Driving Crash Case for $8M

    Methadone Clinic, Doctor Settle Drugged Driving Crash Case for $8M
    You may have heard of Florida’s dram shop law, which allows drunk driving victims in some cases to recover damages from the establishment that served alcohol to the impaired driver. As far as dram shop laws go, it’s not the…
  • Feb 2

    Uber Lawsuit Filed As Miami Considers Driver Screening

    Uber Lawsuit Filed As Miami Considers Driver Screening
    It was just a few short months ago that Uber was granted permission to operate once again in Broward County, after commissioners caved and eased regulations for this and similar ride-sharing services. The public fought hard to bring the…
  • Jan 28

    “Bikes Up, Guns Down” in South Florida Criticized as Safety Hazard

    “Bikes Up, Guns Down” in South Florida Criticized as Safety Hazard
    For the second Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. day in a row, throngs of riders on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, dirt bikes and mopeds took the highways of Broward and Miami-Dade Counties. According to those on the informal, unsanctioned…
Rank this Week: 3225

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/
  • Feb 6

    Can A Felony DUI Get Reduced To A Misdemeanor In Okaloosa County?

    Can A Felony DUI Get Reduced To A Misdemeanor In Okaloosa County?
    Accidents or Prior DUI’s Lead To Felony Charges In Florida, we have seen a push by prosecutors to enhance DUI charges. Any DUI related to a crash or accident, or property damage are being treated much more severely by the courts and…
  • Feb 2

    DUI Checkpoints Fort Walton Beach Destin Okaloosa County

    DUI Checkpoints Fort Walton Beach Destin Okaloosa County
    Are DUI checkpoints legal in Florida? See “What To Do When Stopped For DUI In Okaloosa or Walton County, Florida DUI checkpoints have faced Constitutional scrutiny for many years. DUI checkpoint advocates suggest that they reduce…
  • Jan 27

    DUI Stops & Checkpoint Flyer For Cops In Florida

    DUI Stops & Checkpoint Flyer For Cops In Florida
    If you occasionally drink & drive, you really should have this checkpoint with you in your car or truck in case you are ever pulled over. Just hand it to the police officer. It can significantly help your attorney when it’s your day…
Rank this Week: 1968

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/
Rank this Week: 3325

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Feb 5

    Dealing With Substance Addictions Part 1: Get to Know the Marchman Act

    Dealing With Substance Addictions Part 1: Get to Know the Marchman Act
    Many of us have a family member who has a substance addiction. If your loved one will  not seek treatment on their own, but you have serious concerns about their health and well-being, you could consider taking action under the…
  • Jan 22

    Renunciation Rule: You Can’t Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

    Renunciation Rule: You Can’t Have Your Cake and Eat It Too
    You may not be familiar with the Renunciation Rule. It often comes up in litigation over trusts, and it is a rule that all beneficiaries and trustees should be familiar with. Renunciation in this context requires that a person…
  • Jan 8

    Sneaky Neighbor Gets Caught!

    Sneaky Neighbor Gets Caught!
    In a case from our own backyard, Keul vs Hodges Boulevard Presbyterian Church, Mrs. Lampp and her late husband executed wills in 2009, several months before he died. Their estate plan provided that after Mrs. Lampp’s death, the entire…
Rank this Week: 3454

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Feb 5

    Peter Hunt South Florida Attorney

    Peter Hunt South Florida Attorney
    Maritime and Personal Injury Attorney Peter Hunt, Esq., has been working with LaBovick Law Group for more than a year in the maritime and personal injury division. He began as a legal intern and got sworn into the Florida Bar as an…
  • Feb 5

    Robert “Bobby” Gonzalez

    Robert “Bobby” Gonzalez
    Attorney/Abogado  A native of West Palm Beach, Florida, Robert “Bobby” Gonzalez graduated from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad School of Law in 2013 after earning his bachelor’s degree in…
  • Feb 5

    Elizabeth Seemann – SSD and Veterans Affair

    Elizabeth Seemann – SSD and Veterans Affair
    Director of Social Security Disability Benefits and Veterans Affairs Elizabeth Seemann is LaBovick Law Group’s lead Social Security disability and Veterans Affairs attorney. After graduating from the University of Maine School of…
Rank this Week: 2127

Florida Insurance Law Blog

Florida Insurance Law Blog

Discusses insurance news, cases, class actions, and bad faith insurance claims. By Liggio Benrubi.

http://www.floridainsurancelawblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    Continental Airbags Class Action

    Continental Airbags Class Action
    Several weeks ago, our terrific team, filed suit on behalf of 2008 – 2010 Honda Accord Owners regarding their Airbag systems (SRS). This system is not a Takata system, but is instead manufactured by Continental. We learned today that…
  • Feb 3

    Ruminations on advertising and being a fiduciary

    Ruminations on advertising and being a fiduciary
    I’ve been doing a lot of driving lately, to Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami, Tampa… and it seems that in every major city, there are the same billboards, showing some smiling individual with the tag line that their lawyer got them X…
  • Dec 30

    Honor and Mendacity, the yang and yin of doing things right

    Honor and Mendacity, the yang and yin of doing things right
    If you haven’t taken the time to go and watch “The Big Short” movie, you really ought to. It is thought provoking, true, informative, and it will make you angry. (The acting, and the directing are beyond top notch). Like…
Rank this Week: 4394

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    MORE VOYEURISM AND CHILD PORN CHARGES AFTER TWO ADDITIONAL WARRANTS

    MORE VOYEURISM AND CHILD PORN CHARGES AFTER TWO ADDITIONAL WARRANTS
    Jacksonville Beach photographer, already in jail, receives additional charges Currently jailed Jacksonville Beach photographer Mario Peralta was just given “add-ons” in jail speak. Add-ons are additional charges placed on a…
  • Jun 17

    ARRESTED ON 4TH DUI, A DEATH, INJURIES, 24 CHARGES…BUT IT TOOK 70 DAYS TO ARREST

    ARRESTED ON 4TH DUI, A DEATH, INJURIES, 24 CHARGES…BUT IT TOOK 70 DAYS TO ARREST
    Blood Alcohol Level of .279, Crashed Doing 120 MPH in a 30 MPH Zone, Killed 12 Year Old Girl Stanley Jefson, of Jacksonville, prior to his latest arrest for the above incident, had three local convictions for driving under the influence, the…
  • Jun 13

    THE BUSINESS END OF FLORIDA’S CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS

    THE BUSINESS END OF FLORIDA’S CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS
    $20 Million Annual Contract to Hold 650 Men Florida has a facility tucked away in the small, nondescript town of Arcadia.  Under Florida law, an inmate with a sexually violent past or a history of sexually motivated offenses will be…
Rank this Week: 4283

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    The Best Thing About ‘Making A Murderer’

    The Best Thing About ‘Making A Murderer’
    This isn’t an article about whether the two men featured in the documentary, ‘Making a Murderer’ are guilty or innocent. While I do have strong feelings concerning the handling of the criminal cases of both Steven Avery and…
  • Jan 26

    Supreme Court Provides Relief To Teens Given Life Sentence

    Supreme Court Provides Relief To Teens Given Life Sentence
    In a ruling handed down yesterday, The Supreme Court provided hope to many prison inmates who were sentenced as teenagers to mandatory life in prison without parole. They will now be given the opportunity to argue why they should be released…
  • Jan 15

    Florida Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional

    Florida Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional
    This ruling is epic! The United States Supreme Court ruled this week that Florida’s death penalty law is unconstitutional. The highest court in the land found, amongst other things, that Florida courts were violating defendants’…
Rank this Week: 2131

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Feb 4

    The Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving

    The Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving
    Why do car accidents happen? There are two very general, very broad causation categories. The first one – and the one that leads to the vast majority of crashes – is something experts call “driver error.” Obviously,…
  • Jan 22

    The Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injurie

    The Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injurie
    For some people, motorcycles are a better alternative than driving a car. Not only are motorcycles fuel-efficient, but they are also thrilling, allowing the driver to really experience the open road. But despite their appeal, motorcycles can…
  • Jan 18

    New Bill to Make Texting and Driving a Primary Offense

    New Bill to Make Texting and Driving a Primary Offense
    Technically, no one is allowed to text and drive in Florida. But we also can’t be pulled over specifically for texting and driving. So what does that mean for Florida drivers? On October 1, 2013, the Florida government enacted the…
Rank this Week: 2911

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4328

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: 2177

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

By Matthew Sarelson & John Leighton.

http://www.resortinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4526

Florida IP

Florida IP

Covers intellectual property developments. By Woodrow Pollack.

http://floridaip.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 4

    Does a Patent Plaintiff's Unsuccessful Belief That It Can Enforce A Patent Render A Case Exception?

    Does a Patent Plaintiff's Unsuccessful Belief That It Can Enforce A Patent Render A Case Exception?
    No.Sweepstakes Patent Company ("SPC") acquired a license to use U.S. Patent 5,569,082 in certain fields.  SPC later sued a number of defendants for infringement.  But the license agreement provided:[Patent Owner - not SPC the…
  • Jan 11

    Must A Copyright Holder Attach The Deposit Copy To Its Complaint?

    Must A Copyright Holder Attach The Deposit Copy To Its Complaint?
    No.  Rule 8 (i.e. notice pleading) is alive and well in the copyright context.PK Studios, Inc. provided architectural drawings for homes to Stock Development, LLC in connection with development in two communities.  PK provided a…
  • Jan 4

    Is Making a Song Available Via the Internet An Act of Copyright Infringement?

    Is Making a Song Available Via the Internet An Act of Copyright Infringement?
    No, not really.  But it can survive the pleadings.A number of Record Companies asserted their rights against a number of Accused Infringers.  The rights at issue relate to a number of sound recordings, 25 of which were recorded…
Rank this Week: 4824

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Feb 4

    How the Save Calusa Trust Case and Proposed Legislation Impacts Florida Property Owners and HOA

    How the Save Calusa Trust Case and Proposed Legislation Impacts Florida Property Owners and HOA
    The Florida Marketable Record Title Act (“MRTA”) was enacted in 1963 to simplify conveyances of real property and provide greater certainty to landowners. Generally, MRTA provides that any person holding any recorded estate or…
  • Jan 27

    Faster Permitting in Florida for Certain In-Water Activitie

    Faster Permitting in Florida for Certain In-Water Activitie
    Section 7(a)(2) of the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”) requires that each federal agency ensure that any action authorized, funded, or carried out by the agency is not likely to jeopardize the continued existence of any endangered…
  • Jan 25

    Southwest Florida Real Estate Industry Leaders Say “We’re Back”

    Southwest Florida Real Estate Industry Leaders Say “We’re Back”
    On January 21, 2016, Certified Commercial Investment Members (“CCIM”), Southwest District, held its 16th Annual Commercial Real Estate Outlook Conference at the Harborside Event Center in Fort Myers, Florida. The annual event was…
Rank this Week: 3082

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/
  • Feb 3

    Avoiding Truck Accidents on Highways and Freeway

    Avoiding Truck Accidents on Highways and Freeway
    Highway and freeway accidents in Hollywood and South Florida are often deadly. Because highways mean higher speeds, any collisions on these roadways may lead to more serious injuries and crashes. In addition, highways often mean different…
  • Jan 30

    Shiftwork and Truck Accidents in Hollywood and South Florida

    Shiftwork and Truck Accidents in Hollywood and South Florida
    Truck drivers already have one of the most dangerous jobs in America – they spend long hours on the road, driving heavy equipment at high speeds across highways, and then assist with loading and offloading heavy and sometimes hazardous…
  • Jan 28

    Could a Clear Truck Prevent Trucking Accidents?

    Could a Clear Truck Prevent Trucking Accidents?
    We’ve all had the experience: you’re driving on the road and you get stuck behind a large truck, such as an 18-wheeler or big rig. You may not feel comfortable driving behind larger vehicle, knowing that the truck driver probably…
Rank this Week: 4153

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/
  • Feb 3

    Preventing RV Accidents in Hollywood and South Florida

    Preventing RV Accidents in Hollywood and South Florida
    RVs are a great way to travel and to see Southern Florida. These vehicles are very popular in the state, since the warm weather makes Hollywood and the rest of Florida a great place to visit by RV. Although RVs can be a safe way to travel,…
  • Jan 30

    Suffering from Chronic Pain After a Severe Car Crash

    Suffering from Chronic Pain After a Severe Car Crash
    Chronic pain is defined as any pain that lasts longer than six months. It can be mild or severe, dull or sharp, and it can affect any part of the body. Most people who have suffered this condition after a severe car crash in Hollywood or…
  • Jan 28

    Wrong Way Accidents in Hollywood and Florida

    Wrong Way Accidents in Hollywood and Florida
    Wrong way accidents in Hollywood and South Florida are terrifying. One minute, you may be happily driving your car down the highway or road and the next instant you may be facing a car speeding towards you in your lane. You may not have…
Rank this Week: 4393

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Hernando County, Florida personal injury By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Feb 3

    Man Killed in Brooksville Collision

    Man Killed in Brooksville Collision
    A Live Oak man was killed Saturday in a single-vehicle collision in Brooksville. The crash occurred at 5:17 p.m. on Hayman Road, just west of Batten Road. The Florida Highway Patrol believes a 56-year-old man was driving a 1998 Toyota Corolla…
  • Dec 30

    One Killed in I-75 Semi Crash in Hernando County

    One Killed in I-75 Semi Crash in Hernando County
    One person was killed Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 75. The crash happened at 6:15 a.m. when a box truck crashed into the back of a semi-truck near Mile Marker 302 in Ridge Manor, according to Hernando County Fire…
  • Dec 15

    NHTSA Plans to Improve Semi Safety

    NHTSA Plans to Improve Semi Safety
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently issued a press release regarding their proposed rulemaking on improved rear impact protection for trailers and semitrailers. Their plans include to upgrade the Federal motor vehicle…
Rank this Week: 3663

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Feb 3

    Dunnellon Man Killed in Crystal River Collision

    Dunnellon Man Killed in Crystal River Collision
    A Dunnellon man was killed early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash in Crystal River. The crash occurred at 12:29 a.m. on North Citrus Avenue near the intersection of West Red Valley Court. Troopers believe the 47-year-old man was…
  • Dec 15

    U.S. DOT Upgrading Safety Rating

    U.S. DOT Upgrading Safety Rating
    The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a press release recently regarding their planned upgrades to the current five-star safety ratings. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that they will be introducing a new…
  • Dec 9

    Bicyclist Struck and Killed by Vehicle in Homosassa

    Bicyclist Struck and Killed by Vehicle in Homosassa
    A bicyclist was hit from behind by a vehicle and killed Sunday night in Homosassa Springs. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 32-year-old Homosassa man was riding east on West Cardinal Street approaching South Short Street around 6:20…
Rank this Week: 3566

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Covers qui tam and employment law. By The Whistleblower Law Firm.

http://www.federalwhistleblowerlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    SEC Whistleblower Program Includes Company Outsider

    SEC Whistleblower Program Includes Company Outsider
    Last month, the SEC announced a whistleblower award to a company outsider who provided independent analysis that led to a successful SEC enforcement action. The whistleblower received an award of more than $700,000, which is likely the…
  • Jan 27

    Pilot Wins in AIR21 Whistleblower Retaliation Case

    Pilot Wins in AIR21 Whistleblower Retaliation Case
    The law provides protection from retaliation for airline industry employees who report information related to problems with air carrier safety. Specifically, employees of air carriers, their contractors, and their subcontractors are…
  • Jan 20

    The IRS Whistleblower Program

    The IRS Whistleblower Program
    The IRS Whistleblower Program was created to reward persons who expose tax fraud to the IRS. Tax fraud can consist of underreporting or underpayment of tax by a taxpayer. IRS whistleblowers take immense personal and professional risks when…
Rank this Week: 2198

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Feb 3

    Jet Ski Accidents in Florida

    Jet Ski Accidents in Florida
    In Florida, residents and visitors alike can enjoy a number of water activities, including jet skiing. While many people partake in the activity without incident, a number of individuals in Florida are injured while jet skiing each year.…
  • Feb 3

    Florida Court Rules in Tobacco Company Case

    Florida Court Rules in Tobacco Company Case
    Earlier this month, tobacco companies won in a Florida appeals court when the court overturned a multimillion-dollar award to a smoker’s family. The tobacco companies in the case, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA, Inc.,…
  • Feb 3

    Misdiagnosis, Delayed Diagnosis, or Failure to Diagnose in Florida

    Misdiagnosis, Delayed Diagnosis, or Failure to Diagnose in Florida
    When you visit a doctor, you expect the physician to be competent. A misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, or failure to diagnose can be extremely detrimental to a person’s health. It can hamper the individual’s ability to seek…
Rank this Week: 2304

South Florida Workers'…

South Florida Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation. By The Hoffman Firm.

http://www.southfloridaworkerscompensationlawyer.com/
  • Feb 2

    Florida Supreme Court Decision to be made in April

    Florida Supreme Court Decision to be made in April
    The article Florida High Court set to hear Constitutional Challenge to Worker’s Comp, discusses an important worker’s compensation issue that will be heard in April and that can change the workers compensation system if ruled in…
  • Jan 20

    Injury at the Workplace: Collecting Lost Wage

    Injury at the Workplace: Collecting Lost Wage
    It is a Monday afternoon and you are at work completing your usual tasks. You are walking back from using the copy machine and trip on a loose rug and are rushed to the hospital. At the hospital you are told that you will not be able to work…
  • Dec 23

    Florida Appellate Court Overturns JCC’s Order Denying Stipulation Paying Injured Employee’s Cost

    Florida Appellate Court Overturns JCC’s Order Denying Stipulation Paying Injured Employee’s Cost
    In Gobel v. American Airlines, a Florida employee filed a claim for benefits after suffering injuries while on the job, and the claim was eventually granted. Next, the parties submitted a joint stipulation to the Judge of Compensation…
Rank this Week: 2248

Miami Criminal Lawyer Blog

Miami Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Hoffman Firm.

http://www.miamicriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 2

    Have you been charged with a Federal Criminal Crime?

    Have you been charged with a Federal Criminal Crime?
    Have you been contacted for a federal investigation or accused of committing a federal crime? What many people do not know is that the federal system is very similar to the state system in law and procedure. It is important to understand the…
  • Jan 14

    Recent Crime in Broward County violated Florida’s Grand Theft Statute

    Recent Crime in Broward County violated Florida’s Grand Theft Statute
    One of the most violating experiences you can experience throughout your life is your property being stolen from you. No matter whether it is your car, jewelry or a priceless painting, your property being taken from you without your prior…
  • Dec 16

    Protecting Your Rights and Florida’s Pre-Trial Intervention Program

    Protecting Your Rights and Florida’s Pre-Trial Intervention Program
    Second chances are some of the best opportunities that we can come across in life, especially when it comes to criminal liability. Many criminal systems throughout the country have created systems that allow first-time offenders to…
Rank this Week: 2245

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

Covers Insurance Law. By the Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.A.

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    Homeowner’s Insurance and Mold Coverage

    Homeowner’s Insurance and Mold Coverage
    Mold exists everywhere in Florida. Our state is a veritable paradise for mold, with its high levels of humidity, abundant food sources and temperate climate. Many homeowners become quite concerned when mold is found in their home.…
  • Nov 12

    Insurance coverage for dog bites?

    Insurance coverage for dog bites?
    You were attacked and bitten by a dog, either while at someone’s home or off the dog owner’s property. Your injuries are serious and the dog owner tells you not to worry because their homeowner’s insurance will cover claim.…
  • Oct 11

    “I was in a car accident. Who pays for my medical bills and lost wages?”

    “I was in a car accident. Who pays for my medical bills and lost wages?”
    Every car registered in Florida must carry No-Fault insurance. This coverage is also known as PIP, or personal injury protection coverage. No-fault pays 80% of your reasonable medical expenses and it also pays 60% of your lost wages if you…
Rank this Week: 4670

Dentistry Law Blog

Dentistry Law Blog

By George F. Indest III.

https://dentistrylawblog.wordpress.com
  • Feb 2

    Dentists File Lawsuits Against Supply Distributors Alleging Violations of Antitrust Statue

    Dentists File Lawsuits Against Supply Distributors Alleging Violations of Antitrust Statue
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Several dentists have joined together to file suits against leading dental supply distributors in New York and Texas federal courts alleging the…
  • Jan 14

    FTC Drills Dental Software Provider For Deceptive Encryption Promise

    FTC Drills Dental Software Provider For Deceptive Encryption Promise
    By: George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law A leading dental office management software provider has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) claims that…
  • Aug 27

    Dentists and Dental Hygienists Beware: Know Who Actually Owns Your Clinic

    Dentists and Dental Hygienists Beware: Know Who Actually Owns Your Clinic
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Florida has long been a state that does not prohibit the corporate practice of medicine, unlike many other states. However, it does prohibit…
Rank this Week: 3725

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    Nursing Home Lawsuit After Elderly Man Wanders, Dies in Dumpster

    Nursing Home Lawsuit After Elderly Man Wanders, Dies in Dumpster
    The 73-year-old man from Detroit was mentally impaired, struggling with dementia. He was also physically impaired, and needed a wheelchair to move around. These were the reasons why he was living in a Michigan nursing home in the first…
  • Jan 29

    Sexual Abuse at Nursing Home Costs Operator License

    Sexual Abuse at Nursing Home Costs Operator License
    It’s something that is difficult to talk about and sometimes not always easy to identify.  Sexual abuse in nursing homes can take several forms. It can be the aide who takes inappropriate pictures of a patient while bathing. It…
  • Jan 24

    Improper Mechanical Lift Use Cited in Nursing Home Death

    Improper Mechanical Lift Use Cited in Nursing Home Death
    It was Christmas Day, and the just-turned-21-year-old nursing assistant, who had just received her professional license, was working yet another shift at the nursing home because the facility was short-staffed. She’d already worked…
Rank this Week: 4014

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers health care legislation, enforcement and regulation. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://thehealthlawfirmblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3250

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

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

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Feb 2

    Corporate venture capital investments – Good for startups?

    Corporate venture capital investments – Good for startups?
    Posted By: Robert C. White Jr. Corporate venture capital has quickly developed into a major funding source for startup companies. This type of startup funding is available to some innovative startups and early stage companies, and the dollars…
  • Jan 4

    My top 10 for 2015

    My top 10 for 2015
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm This time I’m not writing about disclosure or governance. Rather, I’m posting my annual list of my 10 favorite books. For those of you who haven’t seen these lists before, (1) I apologize if this…
  • Jan 4

    They’re back…

    They’re back…
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm Those of you who’ve been following my postings know that I’m not a fan of Congressional interference in the workings of the SEC. Well, those same wonderful folks who’ve garnered the lowest opinion…
Rank this Week: 3696

Southwest Florida Employment Law…

Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog

Covers discrimination, employee benefits, terminations, leave policies, unions, and wages & overtime. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.swflemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    2016 HR Law & Solutions Seminar: Registration Now Open!

    2016 HR Law & Solutions Seminar: Registration Now Open!
    We are so excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2016 HR Law & Solutions Seminar. Now in its 24th year, this full-day seminar is a fantastic opportunity for both new and experience HR professionals and other business…
  • Oct 30

    E-Verify News Flash

    E-Verify News Flash
    On October 28, 2015, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the latest enhancements to its E-Verify® Internet-based Employment Eligibility Verification system. The enhancements aim to improve the…
  • Oct 29

    EEOC to Present at SHRM SWFL Meeting

    EEOC to Present at SHRM SWFL Meeting
    I am very excited to announce that Elaine McArthur, the Outreach and Training Manager for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), is speaking at the SHRM SWFL luncheon next week. This is an excellent opportunity for HR…
Rank this Week: 3087

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

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

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Feb 1

    Construction Dispute Resolution in Florida

    Construction Dispute Resolution in Florida
    Construction projects lend themselves to the filing of claims and lawsuits unless everything relating to the construction project goes exactly as planned. In order to avoid claims and lawsuits, the contractor must avoid change orders, must…
  • Jan 27

    Pros and Cons of Arbitration Vs. Litigation in Construction Dispute

    Pros and Cons of Arbitration Vs. Litigation in Construction Dispute
    Arbitration is increasingly being adopted and accepted in the construction industry as the go-to for settling disputes due to perceptions regarding the benefits of arbitration over litigation. Chapter 682 of the Florida Statutes governs the…
  • Dec 22

    Understanding Pay-If-Paid and Pay-When-Paid Clauses in a Construction Contract

    Understanding Pay-If-Paid and Pay-When-Paid Clauses in a Construction Contract
    When it comes to getting everyone paid on a construction project, there can oftentimes be a significant amount of risk and potential for nonpayment. In general, there is a hierarchy of who is most likely to get paid, and subcontractors are…
Rank this Week: 2290

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure law.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 1

    Buying Real Estate in Florida through Probate

    Buying Real Estate in Florida through Probate
    The term “probate property” refers to property that someone inherits upon another’s death. As soon as the administration of an estate is commenced and a Personal Representative is appointed, probate real estate information…
  • Feb 1

    New Closing Rule

    New Closing Rule
    The new settlement/closing rules by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on residential properties began on October 3, 2015.  Borrowers of residential real estate were given new disclosure forms after that date.  Prior to…
  • Jan 27

    Real Estate Law: Understanding the Appraisal

    Real Estate Law: Understanding the Appraisal
    An appraisal is a professionally judged opinion on the value of something—in this case, a home or some other form of real estate—usually based on the market value. Whether you are looking to obtain a mortgage to buy a home, or you…
Rank this Week: 2967

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 1

    Buying Real Estate in Florida through Probate

    Buying Real Estate in Florida through Probate
    The term “probate property” refers to property that someone inherits upon another’s death. As soon as the administration of an estate is commenced and a Personal Representative is appointed, probate real estate information…
  • Feb 1

    New Closing Rule

    New Closing Rule
    The new settlement/closing rules by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on residential properties began on October 3, 2015.  Borrowers of residential real estate were given new disclosure forms after that date.  Prior to…
  • Jan 27

    Real Estate Law: Understanding the Appraisal

    Real Estate Law: Understanding the Appraisal
    An appraisal is a professionally judged opinion on the value of something—in this case, a home or some other form of real estate—usually based on the market value. Whether you are looking to obtain a mortgage to buy a home, or you…
Rank this Week: 4016

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Court Allows Case to Proceed Against Dog Owners for Injuries Caused by “Chasing”

    Court Allows Case to Proceed Against Dog Owners for Injuries Caused by “Chasing”
    Earlier last month, a state appellate court issued an opinion that gave the victim of a potential dog attack another chance to bring their case to trial after it was dismissed by a lower court. In the case, Grammer v. Lucking, the…
  • Jan 28

    Florida Hit-and-Run Accidents and the Doctrine of Negligence Per Se

    Florida Hit-and-Run Accidents and the Doctrine of Negligence Per Se
    While most people cannot fathom fleeing the scene of a serious or fatal accident, the fact remains that each year there are hundreds of fatal hit-and-run accidents across the United States. Here in Florida, as well as in other states, fleeing…
  • Jan 28

    Punitive Damages in Florida Personal Injury Case

    Punitive Damages in Florida Personal Injury Case
    When a Floridian is injured in an accident caused by another’s negligence, that accident victim usually will be entitled to seek compensation for their injuries through a Florida negligence lawsuit. There are several different…
Rank this Week: 2152

Psychology of Law and Criminal…

Psychology of Law and Criminal Behavior

By Kenneth Padowitz.

http://www.psychology-criminalbehavior-law.com/
  • Jan 30

    Air Pollution and Violent Crime: Is There a Link?

    Air Pollution and Violent Crime: Is There a Link?
    Previously viewed as manifestation of evil, criminality is now being studied as a cause of prevalent factors in a criminal’s environment. There have been recent studies linking the increase of criminal elements with how it is being…
  • Sep 28

    Portrait of Women as Criminal Offender

    Portrait of Women as Criminal Offender
    The public has a common perception of “the criminal”, which is portrayed, primarily by the media and the entertainment industry, as a bulky, rugged man who is hiding out there in the dark ready to grab an unsuspecting victim.…
  • Aug 17

    Environment’s Role in the Proliferation or Deterrence of Crime

    Environment’s Role in the Proliferation or Deterrence of Crime
    The environment does not have any hand in producing crime, but it can significantly reinforce or deter criminal acts. Small towns with close social interaction tend to have lower crime rates than big cities where people barely know their…
Rank this Week: 2141

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Taking Custody Matters into Your Own Hands Can Have Serious Consequence

    Taking Custody Matters into Your Own Hands Can Have Serious Consequence
    When a court issues an order for visitation and timesharing of children, it is common for one or both parents to be dissatisfied with some aspect of the parenting time arrangement. Even if you both agree to the arrangement at the time of the…
  • Jan 26

    Does Divorce Hurt Your Credit Score?

    Does Divorce Hurt Your Credit Score?
    Many people believe that when they get married, their credit score will be combined with their spouse’s and that their credit will be intertwined. Therefore, many people may wonder what will happen to their credit if they later decide…
  • Jan 23

    Changing Your Name After a Divorce

    Changing Your Name After a Divorce
    Divorce can involve many complicated legal filings and administrative tasks. One important task that should not be ignored is changing your name back to your maiden name if you wish to do so. While name changes have traditionally been…
Rank this Week: 4538

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Another VOP Based Upon Dirty Urine is Thrown Out of Court

    Another VOP Based Upon Dirty Urine is Thrown Out of Court
    How many products these days claim to be “scientifically proven”?  Proven to kill 99% of all germs.  Eliminating 95% of all odors.  Clinically proven to smooth wrinkles, or shrink your belly.  How much…
  • Jan 17

    Free WIll, Determinism, and the Criminal Justice System

    Free WIll, Determinism, and the Criminal Justice System
    Everyone wants to hold criminals responsible for their actions.  This “responsibility” has its foundation in the belief that we all have the free will to choose right from wrong.  What if free will is just an…
  • Jan 11

    Shoplifting and Technology

    Shoplifting and Technology
    There are plenty of legends surrounding wealthy people.  For example, people assume you’re happy if you have lots of money, and several studies support this.  Also, people assume you’re smart if you have lots of money.…
Rank this Week: 4662

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Jan 29

    Understanding more about the demolition process - III

    Understanding more about the demolition process - III
    In today's post, we'll conclude our ongoing series discussing what the Occupational Safety and Health Administration calls "construction in reverse," meaning the demolition process. To reiterate, our motivation in discussing this…
  • Jan 14

    Survey finds optimism about the state of construction in 2016

    Survey finds optimism about the state of construction in 2016
    Even though we are less than two weeks into the new year, projections on the state of the construction industry in 2016 are already beginning to emerge and, thus far, the forecast looks promising. Indeed, one highly influential trade…
  • Jan 7

    Understanding more about the demolition process - II

    Understanding more about the demolition process - II
    In our previous post, we started discussing how the demolition process entails much more than just swinging a wrecking ball, wielding some sledgehammers and picking up the pieces. Indeed, we explored how the Occupational Safety and Health…
Rank this Week: 3029

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Jan 29

    Hoverboard Risks – Fire and Falling

    Hoverboard Risks – Fire and Falling
    Many of you have heard of Hoverboards as they became very popular last year especially around the holiday gift giving season. They seem innocent enough almost like a skateboard in how one uses it. But there is a BIG difference….a…
  • Jan 25

    Herniated Disk – what is it and how can I fix it?

    Herniated Disk – what is it and how can I fix it?
    A Spinal Disk is a special kind of joint located between the larger spinal bones (vertebrae) that provide a cushion for your spine. In the diagram above, you can see the disk (the white/grey) located in between the larger vertebral bones of…
  • Jan 18

    Drone Liability – Careful with your drones!!!

    Drone Liability – Careful with your drones!!!
    The use of drones by private citizens all over the world is increasing significantly. The exact number of drones that have been sold is a difficult number to estimate. Rough government estimates put the number at over 1 million drones. That…
Rank this Week: 3133

Upchurch Watson White & Max Blog

Upchurch Watson White & Max Blog

Covers mediation.

http://www.uww-adr.com/category/blog
  • Jan 29

    At the Very Least, Appear at Mediation, Court Remind

    At the Very Least, Appear at Mediation, Court Remind
    In a recent opinion, the Fifth District Court of Appeal reminds participants and counsel how important it is to at least appear at mediation. I've been a Supreme Court of Florida-Certified Appellate Mediator since 2001, so I took special…
  • Dec 28

    We Look Back at UWWM's 2015

    We Look Back at UWWM's 2015
    Shareholder Richard Lord has been with Upchurch Watson White & Max since 1999. He mediates and arbitrates cases nationwide. To schedule a mediation with Richard, please call his case manager, Cathy McCleary, at (800) 863-1462, or visit…
  • Sep 17

    The Power of Principle, Part 2

    The Power of Principle, Part 2
    Under the circumstances, my ethical and professional obligations are obvious, at least to me; confront the immovable forces with a discussion which assures that the decision-making is informed. This means (1) Trying to get the parties what…
Rank this Week: 2204

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/
  • Jan 29

    Whistleblower Beware: You May Need to Act Quickly

    Whistleblower Beware: You May Need to Act Quickly
    You work for a company that is committing a major fraud against the Government. Maybe it’s Medicare fraud, government contracting fraud, or education fraud.   Most of the people in your workplace know the fraud is happening,…
  • Jan 25

    Seventh Circuit Offers Additional Guidance on the Pre-2010 Public Disclosure Bar

    Seventh Circuit Offers Additional Guidance on the Pre-2010 Public Disclosure Bar
    In an opinion by Judge Richard Posner, the Seventh Circuit recently had an opportunity to revisit the pre-2010 version of the public disclosure bar found in 31 U.S.C. § 3730(e)(4).  In United States ex rel. Bogina v. Medline…
  • Jan 13

    Ambulance Fraud in Florida

    Ambulance Fraud in Florida
    Ambulance fraud is on the rise in Florida, and taxpayers are paying the bill.   In September 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued a report titled Inappropriate…
Rank this Week: 2862

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3776