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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/
  • May 13

    Criminal Defense Attorney For Lewd and Lascivious Conduct Arrest In Okaloosa County

    Criminal Defense Attorney For Lewd and Lascivious Conduct Arrest In Okaloosa County
    Experienced Criminal Lawyer For A Lewd and Lascivious Conduct Charge In Fort Walton Beach, Destin Or Anywhere In Okaloosa County There are several different categories of sex crimes in Florida with a lot of overlapping elements in order to…
  • May 5

    Domestic Violence Related Crimes In Okaloosa County/Fort Walton Beach/Destin

    Domestic Violence Related Crimes In Okaloosa County/Fort Walton Beach/Destin
    Criminal Defense For Domestic Violence Arrests Under Florida Law, the legislature has provided a plethora of ways to charge someone with under the larger category of domestic violence offenses. Generally assault (the threat of physical…
  • May 4

    Criminal Defense Attorney For Domestic Battery by Strangulation In Okaloosa County

    Criminal Defense Attorney For Domestic Battery by Strangulation In Okaloosa County
    Top-Flight Criminal Lawyer For A Domestic Battery by Strangulation Charge In Fort Walton Beach, Destin Or Anywhere In Okaloosa County Florida Statutes, under section 784.041(2), defines the crime of Domestic Battery by Strangulation as when a…
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Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridarealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • May 13

    Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

    Florida Real Estate Case Law Update
    By Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. CORRECTING A FORECLOSURE JUDGMENT The Court considered whether Florida’s Rule of Civil Procedure allowing for corrections of “clerical mistakes,” encompasses authorization to supplement a final…
  • Mar 31

    What Constitutes a Reasonable Amount of Time To Be Bound by a Florida Non-Compete Agreement?

    What Constitutes a Reasonable Amount of Time To Be Bound by a Florida Non-Compete Agreement?
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. In determining the reasonableness in time of a postterm restrictive covenant (a.k.a. a non compete agreement) not predicated upon the protection of trade secrets, a court must apply the following rebuttable…
  • Mar 17

    March 2015 Florida Real Estate Law Case Update

    March 2015 Florida Real Estate Law Case Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Residential Restrictive Covenant – Neighbor Veto Leamer v. White, 40 Fla. L. Weekly D283 (Fla. 1st DCA 2015) The Whites and the Leamers lived in adjoining luxury waterfront townhomes. The townhomes are…
Rank this Week: 2809

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Spanish language blog on auto accidents and personal injuries. By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
Rank this Week: 2868

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
  • May 12

    Frequently Asked Questions About Fire Claims in Florida

    Frequently Asked Questions About Fire Claims in Florida
    If your home is damaged in a fire, you are likely in shock and at a loss as to what will happen next.  The following is a look at some frequently asked questions concerning fire claims in Florida.  For individualized assistance,…
  • May 4

    The Landlord Insurance Policy: Six Important Clauses You Should Understand

    The Landlord Insurance Policy: Six Important Clauses You Should Understand
    Many people live in their homes for some time, and then elect to lease the home out.  While this can be a great way to generate extra income, it is important that new landlords understand how their insurance may be affected. …
  • May 1

    Understanding Your Hurricane Insurance Policy

    Understanding Your Hurricane Insurance Policy
    Hurricane season will soon be upon us and many residents are already nervous about this upcoming season due to the warm ocean waters and the amount of destruction that has occurred over the past decade.  If you have not yet pulled out…
Rank this Week: 2712

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Personal Injury Law and Truck Accident Law. Published By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
  • May 12

    Miami Truck Accident Attorneys Report:  Two Dead After Tractor Trailer Overturns on Sawgrass Expressway

    Miami Truck Accident Attorneys Report:  Two Dead After Tractor Trailer Overturns on Sawgrass Expressway
    A fatal tractor trailer accident in South Florida shut down the northbound lanes of the Sawgrass Expressway for hours on Thursday, April 16.  Sunrise Fire Rescue officials report that the tractor trailer rolled over and landed on top of…
  • May 7

    Safety Tips for Sharing the Road with Tractor Trailer

    Safety Tips for Sharing the Road with Tractor Trailer
    For the occupants of motor vehicles, a crash with a truck, especially a tractor trailer, can have serious and even fatal consequences.  Automobile drivers cannot always avoid an accident with a tractor trailer due to the inability to…
  • May 1

    Do You Need a Truck Accident Attorney?

    Do You Need a Truck Accident Attorney?
    If you have been involved in a truck accident, the odds are already against you.  First, if you are in a car, on a bike, or walking, you are likely to be seriously injured or even killed, whereas the truck driver may walk away…
Rank this Week: 2515

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • May 11

    Relief for Mortgage Borrowers Is Questioned

    Relief for Mortgage Borrowers Is Questioned
    Last August Bank of America agreed to a record $16.7 billion settlement with the Justice Department over their past mortgage practices. Part of the settlement also requires Bank of America to provide $7 billion in consumer relief over…
  • Nov 17

    Dyck O'Neal Pursues Borrowers with Tainted Foreclosure

    Dyck O'Neal Pursues Borrowers with Tainted Foreclosure
    Our own Chip Parker is discussed in an article written by The New York Times about the unlawful debt collection practices by mortgage finance giants like Fannie Mae. "It's bad enough that Fannie Mae and their collectors are pursuing…
  • Nov 4

    Have You Had Problems With Your Mortgage Loan Since the Servicing Was Transferred from Bank of America to Carrington Mortgage Services?

    Have You Had Problems With Your Mortgage Loan Since the Servicing Was Transferred from Bank of America to Carrington Mortgage Services?
    The servicing of thousands of mortgage loans recently transferred from Bank of America, National Association to Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC. The accounts transferred were part of a Taylor, Bean & Whitaker junk loan portfolio that…
Rank this Week: 2952

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • May 7

    Appealing a Court Decision

    Appealing a Court Decision
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan attorneys in […]
  • Apr 28

    Best White Collar Criminal Lawyer

    Best White Collar Criminal Lawyer
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan attorneys in […]
  • Mar 27

    Judge Compliments High-Pressure Trial Work

    Judge Compliments High-Pressure Trial Work
    When I was asked to come in and do a trial for some defendants and with only two weeks to prepare for trial, I had to work with the time I was allotted.  Trial preparation for a client’s case is very important. It requires…
Rank this Week: 2859

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Apr 29

    Eating While Driving is Distracted Driving

    Eating While Driving is Distracted Driving
    April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which is why it is important to highlight that distractions behind the wheel are not just limited to cell phone use. If you were recently involved in an auto accident in Hernando County,…
  • Apr 24

    Voice Systems Can Reduce Driver Distraction

    Voice Systems Can Reduce Driver Distraction
    In the past several years, many automakers have introduced voice-activated technologies in their vehicles. These technologies give motorists the ability to perform a variety of actions inside their car without having to type anything on a…
  • Apr 6

    Children, School Bus Accidents & Liability

    Children, School Bus Accidents & Liability
    When we send our children off to school, we expect that they will arrive to school and return home safely. Unfortunately, as statistics show, that is not always the case. The United States Department of Transportation collects data on the…
Rank this Week: 2796

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/
  • Apr 22

    Workers’ Compensation Update – 2015 HR Law & Solution

    Workers’ Compensation Update – 2015 HR Law & Solution
    Attorneys David Roos (pictured left) and Michael McCabe met with several attendees at the HR Law & Solutions seminar last month, in a question and answer session to address specific issues from a workers’ compensation perspective. A…
  • Apr 15

    Intermittent FMLA Leave: A Chronic HR Headache (Part II)

    Intermittent FMLA Leave: A Chronic HR Headache (Part II)
    This blog is a sequel to my previous post summarizing the rules and regulations governing an employee’s use of intermittent FMLA leave, which you can find here. Managing employees’ requests for intermittent FMLA leave can be…
  • Apr 8

    Intermittent FMLA Leave: A Chronic HR Headache (Part I)

    Intermittent FMLA Leave: A Chronic HR Headache (Part I)
    At HR Law & Solutions last month, attendees asked tough questions about handling requests for intermittent leave under the FMLA. I promised to write a blog post summarizing current rules and regulations, so here goes: Intermittent leave…
Rank this Week: 2654

Florida Divorce & Family Law…

Florida Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current events related to divorce and family law matters in Florida. By Christine Bauer.

http://bauerfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    Long Term Marriage and Alimony Reform

    Long Term Marriage and Alimony Reform
    If you are paying alimony, about to be paying alimony, or receiving alimony, I am sure that you have read all the latest on alimony reform in Florida. Everyone is talking about these wonderful calculations that will help put surety into the…
  • Jan 7

    Same Sex Marriage In Florida!!!

    Same Sex Marriage In Florida!!!
    Florida on Monday became the thirty-sixth state to allow same-sex marriages, as a state court judge in Miami ordered a Dade County clerk to start issuing licenses to same-sex couples. This is something that Floridians have been waiting a…
  • Sep 2

    Florida Most Expensive State to File Divorce

    Florida Most Expensive State to File Divorce
    I read online recently that Florida is the most expensive State to File for Divorce in. Here are the top ten: 10. Tennessee, $302 9. Utah, $310 8. Pennsylvania, $317 7. Arizona, $321 6. Louisiana, $324 5. New York, $335 4. Illinois,…
Rank this Week: 2744

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 14

    Employment Law Update: Time to Review Employee Handbook

    Employment Law Update: Time to Review Employee Handbook
    On March 18, 2015, the General Counsel for National Labor Relations Board released a report summarizing recent cases where policies in employee handbooks were found to violate Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Section 7…
  • Apr 1

    Intellectual Property Infringement Insurance – Is your Business Protected?

    Intellectual Property Infringement Insurance – Is your Business Protected?
    Advertising Injury coverage? Yes, it exists.  It is fairly standard in most commercial general liability policies with personal injury coverage, which insures a company from its advertising of its goods or services, such as libel,…
  • Feb 25

    Ellen M. Leibovitch is a 2015 Finalist for Leaders in Law!

    Ellen M. Leibovitch is a 2015 Finalist for Leaders in Law!
    Assouline & Berlowe, P.A. is proud to announce that Boca Raton Partner Ellen M. Leibovitch has been nominated for the 2015 Leaders in Law Award in Labor and Employment Law.  The South Florida Business & Wealth Leaders in Law…
Rank this Week: 2721

FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
  • Apr 6

    Impairment of Contracts, Hospital Districts, and the Foundations They Create

    Impairment of Contracts, Hospital Districts, and the Foundations They Create
    Regina Keenan | On November 13, 2014, the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion in Citrus County Hospital Board v. Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc. (SC13-411) affirming Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc. v. Citrus County…
  • Apr 6

    Court Revisits Life Sentences for Juvenile Offenders, Part 2

    Court Revisits Life Sentences for Juvenile Offenders, Part 2
    Regina Keenan | On March 19, 2005, the Florida Supreme Court issued opinions in Falcon v. State, (SC13-865) and Horsley v. State, (SC13-1938) combined with State v. Horsley, (SC-13-2000). In Miller v. Alabama, 132 S. Ct. 2455 (U.S. 2012), the
  • Mar 21

    Court Revisits Life Sentences for Juvenile Offender

    Court Revisits Life Sentences for Juvenile Offender
    Kristen Larson | In Graham v. Florida, 560 U.S. 48 (2010), the Supreme Court of the United States held that a Florida law which allowed juveniles to be sentenced to life without parole for nonhomicide crimes was unconstitutional. The Court
Rank this Week: 2722

Florida Probate Blog -…

Florida Probate Blog - WeProbateFlorida.com

Covers Florida probate administration. By Long H. Duong.

http://weprobateflorida.com
  • Mar 30

    Why You Need Probate to Sell Real Estate

    Why You Need Probate to Sell Real Estate
    Here’s a frequently asked question that deserves a slightly more intricate answer: “I’m clearly a child of (the decedent). Why can’t I just sign a quit claim deed over to myself so I can sell this property?”…
  • Mar 25

    Caution: “Probate Paralegals” on Craigslist

    Caution: “Probate Paralegals” on Craigslist
    Yesterday, I received what was otherwise a routine call about a potential probate case: The caller told me she had hired a “probate paralegal” to prepare the paperwork that she, the caller, would then file the case herself. She…
  • Mar 3

    Got Letters of Administration! What now?

    Got Letters of Administration! What now?
    This is a followup to my previous post on starting Probate in Florida, specifically Formal Administration. The initial push in probate is dedicated to convincing the judge to appoint you as the personal representative (PR) and then issuing…
Rank this Week: 2593

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/
  • Mar 26

    FL Appeals Court Tells Dwayne Wade and Ex-Wife to Get a Parenting Coordinator and Stop Appealing

    FL Appeals Court Tells Dwayne Wade and Ex-Wife to Get a Parenting Coordinator and Stop Appealing
    Three times was too many for Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade's ex-wife. Four years ago, an Illinois court entered a 102-page (!) judgment after a 38-day (!) trial, detailing D-Wade and his ex-wife's custody and timesharing arrangements. D-Wade…
  • Feb 25

    Florida Appeals Court Forfeiture Decision A Reflection of Changing Attitudes About Cannabis?

    Florida Appeals Court Forfeiture Decision A Reflection of Changing Attitudes About Cannabis?
    There's no denying that public opinion on the dangerousness of cannabis has changed dramatically in recent years. Florida has not taken the steps that some states have taken to legalize cannabis for medical purposes, let alone for general…
  • Feb 23

    Challenge to Blind Trusts Premature, Florida's 1st DCA Rule

    Challenge to Blind Trusts Premature, Florida's 1st DCA Rule
    There's been considerable teeth gnashing about a 2013 Florida law allowing politicians to hold their assets in blind trusts, and withhold from public disclosure specification of the assets held in those trusts. But the debate is only…
Rank this Week: 2668

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers catastrophic injuries and accidents in Florida. By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.keywestinjurylawyerblog.com
  • Mar 23

    Three tragic incidents lead to three wrongful death lawsuits filed by Leesfield Scolaro

    Three tragic incidents lead to three wrongful death lawsuits filed by Leesfield Scolaro
    Established in Key West for over 3 decades, Leesfield Scolaro has filed countless lawsuits in Key West. This year, Ira Leesfield and Tom Scolaro have already filed three wrongful death lawsuits either in Monroe County or cases that…
  • Jan 9

    Alcohol, Drugs, and Open House Partie

    Alcohol, Drugs, and Open House Partie
    In Florida, parents can be held criminally responsible if alcohol or drugs are consumed on their property during an "open house party". Florida law provides clearly that "A person having control of any residence may not allow an open house…
  • Oct 20

    Ira H. Leesfield interviewed by LawDragon (Excerpts)

    Ira H. Leesfield interviewed by LawDragon (Excerpts)
    Ira H. Leesfield, Senior Managing and Founding Partner of Leesfield & Partners, recently sat down for an interview with the people at LawDragon. LawDragon is a legal media company that provides legal news, and features some of the…
Rank this Week: 2741

Massage Therapy Law Blog

Massage Therapy Law Blog

By George F. Indest III, P.A.

http://massagelawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 13

    Deadline Looming: New Fingerprint Requirement for Florida Massage Therapist

    Deadline Looming: New Fingerprint Requirement for Florida Massage Therapist
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm You can run, but you can’t hide. During the 2014 Legislative Session CS/HB 1065 was passed. This law requires all new applicants and existing massage therapists and establishment owners to…
  • Nov 13

    Deadline Looming: New Fingerprint Requirement for Florida Massage Therapist

    Deadline Looming: New Fingerprint Requirement for Florida Massage Therapist
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm You can run, but you can’t hide. During the 2014 Legislative Session CS/HB 1065 was passed. This law requires all new applicants and existing massage therapists and establishment owners to…
  • Mar 4

    Administrative Law Judge Recommends Dismissal of All Charges Against Massage Therapist

    Administrative Law Judge Recommends Dismissal of All Charges Against Massage Therapist
    FACTS: As reported in the June 2013 edition of DOAH Case Notes, Guiping Diamond graduated from the Florida College of Natural Health (“FCNH”) and became a Florida-licensed massage therapist in 2009. However, FCNH’s former…
Rank this Week: 2529

In Black And White

In Black And White

Provides strategies for growing your legal practice. By Paula Black.

http://www.inblackandwhiteblog.com
  • Oct 29

    Legal Business Development: What Is Your Big Goal?

    Legal Business Development: What Is Your Big Goal?
    What do you want? Yes, that’s a pretty big question for lawyers since most would start by explaining… “That depends…” I think Forbes contributor, Bruce Kasanoff who ghostwrites articles for entrepreneurs,…
  • Oct 21

    Legal Business Development: Teamwork Accelerates Result

    Legal Business Development: Teamwork Accelerates Result
    When it comes to business development, the legal profession isn’t known for teamwork. It could be described more as track and field, rather than football. Each lawyer in the firm does what he or she does and at the end of the year they…
  • Sep 30

    The Critic: External And The One In Your Head

    The Critic: External And The One In Your Head
    I worked with a new client today and we embarked on a journey to figure out what she needs to do to leave her job and start her own firm. We created a roadmap. We started by exploring her personal brand… what’s her unique…
Rank this Week: 2812

International Business Law Advisor

International Business Law Advisor

Covers international litigation and transactions. By Cueto Law Group P.L.

http://www.internationalbusinesslawadvisor.com
Rank this Week: 2576

Securities Class Action &…

Securities Class Action & Arbitration Law

Covers securities class action litigation and FINRA arbitrations, SEC regulatory developments and FINRA disciplinary decisions. By Jay Eng.

http://securitiesattorneys.us/
Rank this Week: 2555

The G&G ADR Blog

The G&G ADR Blog

Covers dispute resolution topics. By Grossman & Grossman P.A.

http://www.thegrossmanlawoffice.com/grossman-and-grossman-family-divorce-lawyers-blog
  • Mar 21

    Hey, That’s Mine! Florida Equitable Distribution

    Hey, That’s Mine! Florida Equitable Distribution
     A couple of weekends ago, our neighbor who recently sold her house was having a massive yard sale. Almost no parking is available in front of her home.  The hoards were squeezing their cars along the side of our …The post…
  • Mar 21

    Hey, That’s Mine! Florida Equitable Distribution

    Hey, That’s Mine! Florida Equitable Distribution
     A couple of weekends ago, our neighbor who recently sold her house was having a massive yard sale. Almost no parking is available in front of her home.  The hoards were squeezing their cars along the side of our …
  • Jan 17

    Zombie Apocalypse and LASIK

    Zombie Apocalypse and LASIK
    I have a dear friend named Teris. She is one of those soul friends who gets me and I get her and no matter what we are talking about, we both get it. So, it should not surprise you that when she mentioned her need to get LASIK surgery…
Rank this Week: 2602

Florida Bankruptcy News and…

Florida Bankruptcy News and Current Events

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure defense news. Debt Relief Group LLC.

http://www.1800debtrelief.com/bankruptcy-news/
  • Dec 18

    Who Can Object to the Discharge of Your Debt?

    Who Can Object to the Discharge of Your Debt?
    While most of your personal debt is able to be discharged under typical Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings, there are several parties who have the ability to object to your discharge. There are a variety of different reasons an individual or…
  • Dec 18

    Who Can Object to the Discharge of Your Debt?

    Who Can Object to the Discharge of Your Debt?
    While most of your personal debt is able to be discharged under typical Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings, there are several parties who have the ability to object to your discharge. There are a variety of different reasons an individual or…
  • Dec 16

    Florida Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 Can Strip Second Mortgage

    Florida Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 Can Strip Second Mortgage
    Usually reserved for other bankruptcy filings only, a court decision out of Florida has determined that homeowners who are underwater on their mortgages can strip off their second mortgages through Chapter 7. This comes as good news for the…
Rank this Week: 2678

Florida Commercial News

Florida Commercial News

Covers Florida real estate, construction, finance and land development. By Eckstein Schechter Law.

http://www.floridacommercialnews.com/
Rank this Week: 2554

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: 2959

LaborBlog

LaborBlog

Covers employment/labor law. By Danialle Riggins.

http://laborblog.rigginslawfirm.com
  • Nov 14

    2013 Florida Minimum Wage Increase

    2013 Florida Minimum Wage Increase
    Florida’s minimum wage will increase from $7.67 per hour to $7.79 per hour effective January 1, 2013. Background: A voter-approved constitutional amendment established a Florida minimum wage and provided for an annual adjustment to…
  • Jan 27

    Florida’s Keeping Children Safe Act Gets Some Guidance

    Florida’s Keeping Children Safe Act Gets Some Guidance
  • Dec 20

    Thinking About Bankruptcy in 2012

    Thinking About Bankruptcy in 2012
    Thousands of people starting planning their new years in December. Filing for bankruptcy is on hundreds of lists.  If you are considering filing for a discharge, there are a few things that you need to consider during the holidays. Running…
Rank this Week: 2535

Prove My Florida Case

Prove My Florida Case

Covers Florida appellate, evidentiary, and trial perspectives and issues. By David M. Adelstein.

http://www.provemyfloridacase.com
Rank this Week: 2701

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • May 21

    Semi Carrying Hazardous Materials Flips on I-95

    Semi Carrying Hazardous Materials Flips on I-95
    An accident involving a tractor-trailer hauling chemicals on I-95 brought traffic to a stand still for hours Tuesday. Officials say that a Mitsubishi Montero driven by 27-year-old Fritz Donatien of Fort Lauderdale swerved to avoid debris in…
  • May 20

    New ‘Designated Skipper’ Program

    New ‘Designated Skipper’ Program
    Everyone knows that drinking while boating is illegal, but people often bend the rules or to think that one or two beers won’t hurt. Now, the Sea Tow Foundation is kicking off a new campaign for a “designated skipper,” and…
  • May 20

    Florida Commissioners Campaign for Barriers Outside of Day-Care Center

    Florida Commissioners Campaign for Barriers Outside of Day-Care Center
    After 4-year-old Lily Quintus was hit by a car while at day-care last year, commissioners are campaigning for protective barriers to be put in place outside of day-care centers. Lily Quintus was killed when a car ran into her KinderCare…
Rank this Week: 3357

Florida Banking Law Blog

Florida Banking Law Blog

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

http://www.floridabankinglawblog.com/
  • May 21

    Note versus Mortgage: Who leads the dance?

    Note versus Mortgage: Who leads the dance?
    Authored by Samantha Alves Orender of Rogers TowersEarlier this month, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal released an opinion seemingly designed to serve as a primer on perfecting a security interest in a promissory note secured…
  • May 19

    Paying to Cash Your Check – Bank Fees in Florida Are Now the Norm

    Paying to Cash Your Check – Bank Fees in Florida Are Now the Norm
    Authored by Edward L. Kelly and Karl R. Grussand Edward L. Kelly and Karl R. Gruss of Rogers TowersYour client, an individual, walks into Friendly Bank and presents for payment a check in the amount of $100.00, drawn on Friendly Bank and…
  • May 12

    Rights of Creditors to Judicial Dissolution of Corporation

    Rights of Creditors to Judicial Dissolution of Corporation
    Authored by Scott J. Kennelly and Janet C. Owensand Scott J. Kennelly and Janet C. Owens of Rogers TowersIn certain instances, when a creditor has a claim against an insolvent corporation, it may be entitled to seek judicial dissolution of…
Rank this Week: 3321

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By William Wallshein, P.A.

http://www.southfloridadivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • May 21

    Name Changes for Children

    Name Changes for Children
    Parents may seek to change their children’s names for a variety of reasons, whether because of a parent’s divorce or marriage, or any other reason. Though name changes sometimes result from a parent’s changing relationship…
  • May 19

    Property Division in Military Divorce

    Property Division in Military Divorce
    Property settlements in Florida, both for military and non-military divorces, are based on equitable distribution. This does not necessarily mean equal distribution, but rather that a judge will consider a list of factors to determine how to…
  • May 14

    Military Divorce Law

    Military Divorce Law
    The divorce process is complex, but it is even more complicated if one of the divorcing spouses is a member of the military. Though the grounds for divorce do not change if one spouse is in the military, there are several important…
Rank this Week: 3180

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • May 20

    Four Steps to Prepare for Bankruptcy

    Four Steps to Prepare for Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is never an easy decision, but if you have determined it’s your only choice, it is important that you are prepared. There are many steps you can take to ensure the bankruptcy process is as easy and streamlined as possible. If…
  • May 10

    Miami Real Estate: How HAMP Can Help

    Miami Real Estate: How HAMP Can Help
    If you are having difficulty paying your mortgage, or you are upside-down on your mortgage, the Home Affordable Mortgage Program (HAMP) might be able to help. HAMP is a government program that helps people who have increased expenses or…
  • May 6

    HAMP Basic Eligibility Requirements and How To Apply

    HAMP Basic Eligibility Requirements and How To Apply
    Under both Tier 1 and Tier 2, homeowners must meet the following basic HAMP eligibility requirements. You must have taken out the loan before 2009 The property can have no more than 4 units You owe up to $729,750 on your primary residence or…
Rank this Week: 3244

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3289

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By William Wallshein, P.A.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 20

    Community Correction

    Community Correction
    In Florida, there are several alternatives to jail time available. Depending on the type of offense, an offender may be able to avoid incarceration by complying with certain conditions and restrictions. Probation Probation is court-ordered…
  • May 18

    Embezzlement in Florida

    Embezzlement in Florida
    A Brevard County School District employee was arrested recently for embezzling. Natalie Jean Jones, who was employed as a bookkeeper at a middle school, stole over $100,000 from Brevard Public Schools. She would make out legitimate checks to…
  • May 13

    Carjacking

    Carjacking
    A man in Orange County recently carjacked three women and then caused a car accident involving several vehicles. He fled to a parking lot after stealing from a Gap store, and then carjacked an SUV, driving off with the three women that were…
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Florida Auto Accident Blog

Florida Auto Accident Blog

Contains legal information pertaining to auto accidents and injuries in Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.floridaautolawyers.com/blog/
  • May 20

    Warmer Weather Means Florida Pedestrians Should Be More Careful

    Warmer Weather Means Florida Pedestrians Should Be More Careful
    As summer approaches, more and more people will take advantage of the warmer weather, and will walk instead of drive. There will also be more people out enjoying outdoor events in Florida. From the Farmers’ Market to music festivals,…
  • May 19

    Florida Congressman Hopes to Ban Texting While Driving

    Florida Congressman Hopes to Ban Texting While Driving
    Florida Congressman Ted Deutch of Boca Raton is pushing for stricter texting while driving laws. He introduced a bill in the United States House of Representatives on Wednesday, which would empower Florida and other states to enforce stricter…
  • May 19

    Pedestrian Killed on Florida Avenue

    Pedestrian Killed on Florida Avenue
    A woman was killed on Florida Avenue in Tampa last week, while walking in the outer/bicycle lane, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Authorities have said that the driver did not see the woman before hitting her. The woman was…
Rank this Week: 3075

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • May 18

    Why People Drive Drunk on Memorial Day (and What to Do if They Injure You)

    Why People Drive Drunk on Memorial Day (and What to Do if They Injure You)
    We’ve all seen the tragic stories on the news. We’ve heard about the terrible legal and life repercussions. Most of us know at least one person who’s received a DUI, and sadly some of us have had a friend or family member…
  • May 14

    Parents Can Be Liable When Teens Drink

    Parents Can Be Liable When Teens Drink
    Most teenagers and parents alike would agree—being a teenager can be pretty tough. The average American teenager must balance the stress of school and social life with the emotional and psychological challenges of coming of age. With…
  • May 11

    National Law Enforcement Week: Honoring Our Nation’s Protector

    National Law Enforcement Week: Honoring Our Nation’s Protector
    It can be easy to forget about the importance of law enforcement in Florida—that is, until your safety is jeopardized. Florida law enforcement officers work tirelessly to ensure the safety of residents and tourists alike—from…
Rank this Week: 3220

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • May 18

    Nursing Home Chain With Ties to Florida Sued for Neglect by New Mexico AG

    Nursing Home Chain With Ties to Florida Sued for Neglect by New Mexico AG
    The attorney general’s office in New Mexico has sued one of the country’s largest nursing home chains over allegations of inadequate resident care. The lawsuit asserts ultra-thin staffing levels made it a numeric impossibility for…
  • May 9

    Voorhees Road LLC et al. v. Mallard – Florida Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement

    Voorhees Road LLC et al. v. Mallard – Florida Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement
    More and more, people are learning that nursing homes are exploiting elderly residents and their loved ones through the process of forced arbitration clauses. Basically, these agreements require residents or their loved ones to sign away…
  • May 1

    Consent and Dementia Patients: A Complex Legal, Moral Quandary

    Consent and Dementia Patients: A Complex Legal, Moral Quandary
    A 78-year-old former lawmaker in Iowa has been acquitted of criminal charges after it was alleged he had sexual contact with his wife, an Alzheimer’s patient residing at a nursing home. At issue was the prosecution’s contention…
Rank this Week: 3258

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.ocalainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • May 18

    Walgreen’s Pharmacy Facing Several Claims of Pharmacy Error

    Walgreen’s Pharmacy Facing Several Claims of Pharmacy Error
    Earlier this month, a Fox News affiliate posted an article discussing pharmacy errors in general but also covering the fact that the nationwide drugstore chain, Walgreen’s, has currently had several claims made against it alleging…
  • May 15

    Drunk Driver Who Tweeted “2 Drunk 2 Care” Minutes before Fatal DUI Accident Faces 24 Years in Prison

    Drunk Driver Who Tweeted “2 Drunk 2 Care” Minutes before Fatal DUI Accident Faces 24 Years in Prison
    Earlier last year, a drunk driver killed two 21-year-old best friends in a head-on collision on the Sawgrass Expressway. Back at the time of the accident, the tragic story made national news because the driver had tweeted “2 drunk…
  • May 5

    Dade City High-School Student Dies in Tragic Head-On Collision

    Dade City High-School Student Dies in Tragic Head-On Collision
    Earlier this month in Dade City, a tragic accident took the life of a 17-year-old high-school student after she was in a vehicle that collided head-on with another oncoming vehicle. According a report by the Tampa Bay Times, the accident…
Rank this Week: 3069

First Party Property Insurance…

First Party Property Insurance Blog

Covers first party property insurance claims. By Todd Legal.

http://firstpartyproperty.com/blog/
  • May 17

    To Hail and Back: The Four Problems with Hail Claims and the Six Tools You Need to Solve Them

    To Hail and Back: The Four Problems with Hail Claims and the Six Tools You Need to Solve Them
    Coming to a Roof Near You As you know, the water extraction assignment of benefits (AOB) issue has had the insurance industry’s center stage for the last couple of months. As a result, we have not heard that much about another trending…
  • Apr 15

    AOBs … Nothing But the Fact

    AOBs … Nothing But the Fact
    There has been a flood of analysis of the assignment of benefits (AOB) issue lately. Throughout the debates over new AOB legislation, a lot of facts have been revealed. For those of us who are too busy to collect all these updates, we wanted…
  • Mar 31

    Listen Up First Party Property Insurance Blog Community

    Listen Up First Party Property Insurance Blog Community
    I hope you have been enjoying some of the recent posts about insurance claims litigation innovation. In response to these articles, I know that a lot of you have reached out to me, so this article is for you – the First Party Property…
Rank this Week: 2998

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
  • May 17

    Miami Cruise Ship Accident Attorneys Report:  Carnival Passenger Killed in Jet Ski Accident in Cayman Island

    Miami Cruise Ship Accident Attorneys Report:  Carnival Passenger Killed in Jet Ski Accident in Cayman Island
    Recently, a Virginia man traveling on a Carnival cruise perished in a Jet Ski accident.  The 31 year old passenger was traveling on the Carnival Conquest cruise ship.  He and his female companion decided to take a Jet Ski ride while…
  • May 11

    Improper Security on Cruise Ship

    Improper Security on Cruise Ship
    Those planning a cruise vacation will often choose cruises based on their ability to provide relaxation and enjoyment.  Cruise ships are supposed to have a number of security guards and officers in place in order to protect passengers so…
  • May 4

    Miami Cruise Ship Accident Attorneys Explore Death by Cruise Ship

    Miami Cruise Ship Accident Attorneys Explore Death by Cruise Ship
    In 2010, a 21 year old cruise passenger who had just embarked on a seven day Caribbean cruise suddenly became ill after eating a cookie.  He died a short time later due to an allergic reaction to peanuts.  Five years prior, a 70…
Rank this Week: 3291

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    McDermott v. State - Construction Site Accident Kills Passerby

    McDermott v. State - Construction Site Accident Kills Passerby
    Most construction accident lawsuits stem from injuries sustained by on-site workers. However, if a construction, demolition or renovation site is not properly secured or if outsiders aren't given proper warning to keep a certain distance,…
  • May 12

    Siruta v. Siruta - Husband Sues Wife for Child Car Accident Death

    Siruta v. Siruta - Husband Sues Wife for Child Car Accident Death
    It is not highly unusual for passengers in a crash or their survivors to sue drivers following an accident, even when they are family members or close friends. The goal is not malice, but rather compensation for medical bills, lost wages and…
  • May 2

    Florida Lawmakers to Approve $700k Claim for Bicycle Accident

    Florida Lawmakers to Approve $700k Claim for Bicycle Accident
    Lawmakers are expected to approve a $700,000 claims bill to compensate an engineering professor at Florida State University who suffered serious injury after he was struck by a garbage truck while riding a bicycle five years ago. It may…
Rank this Week: 3268

Full Cup of Justice

Full Cup of Justice

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

http://www.floridaaccidentlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3368

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
Rank this Week: 3446

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

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

http://thehealthlawfirmblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3017

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • May 11

    Dangers of Aggressive Driving to Be Covered in Drivers’ Training

    Dangers of Aggressive Driving to Be Covered in Drivers’ Training
    Aggressive driving takes on many forms. It can be exhibited by excessive speed, tailgating, failure to signal, unsafe lane changes, illegal passing, and other dangerous driving behaviors. Often aggressive driving starts out as a driver trying…
  • Apr 27

    Homeowners Should Assess the Risks before Installing a Trampoline on Their Property

    Homeowners Should Assess the Risks before Installing a Trampoline on Their Property
    Trampolines have long been a favorite form of fun and exercise for children and adults alike. Now with the warmer weather approaching and thoughts turning to outdoor activities, it might be tempting to add this activity to your own backyard.…
  • Apr 13

    Before Booking Your Vacation, Make Sure You Are Protected Against Accidental Injury

    Before Booking Your Vacation, Make Sure You Are Protected Against Accidental Injury
    Recent economic conditions have opened the door to new opportunities designed to make money for the creative entrepreneur while at the same time offering significant savings to the consumer. Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft are prime…
Rank this Week: 3333

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense law, including recent policy changes and supreme court rulings. By Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • May 9

    Police Roadside Stop Hell – Not so Fast says U.S. Supreme Court

    Police Roadside Stop Hell – Not so Fast says U.S. Supreme Court
    Intentionally Prolonged police traffic stops so they can wait for drug-sniffing dogs were a nice try but not kosher if you are following the United States Constitution. The U.S. Supreme Court called a Foul for law enforcement to engage in…
  • Mar 30

    Justice System Punishment In The Toilet

    Justice System Punishment In The Toilet
     The Corrections system is Broken. Mandatory Minimum Sentences are a bad idea. Total Incarceration does not work. – So Says Two U.S. Supreme Court Justices. Two United States Supreme Court Justices, Stephen Breyer and Anthony…
  • Mar 5

    People v. LaValle

    People v. LaValle
    People v. LaValle | Facts of the Case Background On Sunday, May 31st 1997, Cynthia Quinn while taking her morning jog, allegedly found Stephen LaValle urinating by the side of the road and yelled at him. This action completely angered LaValle…
Rank this Week: 3620

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Apr 29

    Backover Accidents: How to Prevent a Tragedy

    Backover Accidents: How to Prevent a Tragedy
    Backover accidents are responsible for killing thousands of children each year. The sad truth is that these accidents are entirely preventable. A backover accident usually occurs when a car is backing out of a parking spot or driveway.…
  • Apr 21

    What to Do After An Accident with an Uninsured Driver

    What to Do After An Accident with an Uninsured Driver
    Statistics from the Insurance Research Council shows that one in seven drivers in the United States is uninsured. When a car accident occurs, usually the at-fault driver’s insurance covers the damages. The IRC reports that nearly 14…
  • Apr 16

    Nursing Home Safety: Abuse Prevention Checklist

    Nursing Home Safety: Abuse Prevention Checklist
    Nursing home abuse can be hard to detect. If your loved one needs nursing home care, then you need to make sure you have some questions answered before you decide on a facility. This can be a tough choice since you obviously want the nursing…
Rank this Week: 3120

Product Liability Attorneys Blog

Product Liability Attorneys Blog

Covers defective prescription drugs, medical tests and medical devices. By The Ferraro Law Firm.

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

    Reckis v. Johnson & Johnson - Child Cold Medicine Company Pays $63M

    Reckis v. Johnson & Johnson - Child Cold Medicine Company Pays $63M
    Most parents think nothing much of giving their child a dose of Tylenol or Motrin for a fever. The plaintiffs in Reckis v. Johnson & Johnson didn't either, though the child's father was careful to say he'd read the warning on the back of…
  • Apr 10

    CPSC: New Federal Standard for Child Carrier Safety

    CPSC: New Federal Standard for Child Carrier Safety
    With dozens of children injured as a result of falls or other mishaps associated with frame child carriers, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued new safety standards for these popular products. These are carriers made…
  • Apr 1

    Florida Supreme Court Clarifies Product Liability Jury Instruction

    Florida Supreme Court Clarifies Product Liability Jury Instruction
    The Florida Supreme Court last month issued an opinion that adopts a new set of jury instructions for product liability cases. The move, as set forth in In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases - Report No. 13-01 (Products…
Rank this Week: 3330