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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/
  • Dec 13

    South Carolina Court Finds Employees Were Users under Product Liability Statute

    South Carolina Court Finds Employees Were Users under Product Liability Statute
    Many states have codified at least part of the state law regarding product liability, often based on a version of the Restatement of Torts. These statutes set forth who may recover and who is liable for a defective product. The South…
  • Dec 3

    South Carolina Supreme Court Allows Nisi Additur in Auto Product Liability Case

    South Carolina Supreme Court Allows Nisi Additur in Auto Product Liability Case
    In some states, trial courts have the power to increase an inadequate jury verdict or reduce an excessive verdict. The law varies somewhat by state, but generally the court may not change the jury's verdict without a strong reason to do…
  • Sep 17

    IVC Blood Clot Filter Safety Doubted After Deaths, Injurie

    IVC Blood Clot Filter Safety Doubted After Deaths, Injurie
    A product intended to prevent blood clots for those at high risk may in fact be extremely dangerous, and questions are being raised about manufacturers' knowledge of those risks. We're talking about IVC filters - short for inferior vena cava…
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Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

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

http://gouldcooksey.com/blog/
  • Dec 1

    Department of Labor Set to Expand Overtime Coverage

    Department of Labor Set to Expand Overtime Coverage
    In July 2016, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) plans to implement proposed rules and regulations to extend overtime pay to an additional 5 million employees. Earlier this year, the DOL announced a plan to essentially…
  • Nov 10

    IRS Releases 2016 Estate and Gift Tax Figure

    IRS Releases 2016 Estate and Gift Tax Figure
    On November 2, 2015 the IRS published updated estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax figures.  These amounts will be effective beginning on January 1, 2016. 2016 Basic Exclusion Amount for Estate and Gift Tax: $5,450,000 2016…
  • Nov 5

    Criminal Background Screening on Job Applicants and Existing Employees is not Without Risk

    Criminal Background Screening on Job Applicants and Existing Employees is not Without Risk
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) just settled its first case since adoption of its 2012 updated guidance on the use of arrest and conviction records in employment decisions. The case involved BMW Manufacturing…
Rank this Week: 2549

Florida Probate Blog -…

Florida Probate Blog - WeProbateFlorida.com

Covers Florida probate administration. By Long H. Duong.

http://weprobateflorida.com
  • Nov 9

    The Problem with Florida Probate Form

    The Problem with Florida Probate Form
    Every now and again, we are asked where forms can be downloaded. I honestly don’t know the answer because our forms are from a repository that caters only to attorneys. The problem with Florida probate forms is that they are designed…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2453

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 31

    What is Daycare Negligence?

    What is Daycare Negligence?
    Written by - Rubenstein Law Attorney, Marianne Bartko Who you trust your children to is a very important decision for every parent. Many of us rely on daycare for supervision and care of our youngest and most vulnerable family member. And…
  • Sep 23

    Dangerous Bounce

    Dangerous Bounce
    By Dayanna Machado of Rubenstein Law Bounce houses are the stuff of every kid's dreams, situated right at the top of the spectrum of fun alongside candy, carnival rides, and Christmas toys. Parents rent inflatables for birthday parties and…
  • Sep 14

    Airline Loses Alzheimer's Patient for Three Day

    Airline Loses Alzheimer's Patient for Three Day
    By Gregory Deutch of Rubenstein Law Recently there was a tragic story involving air travel. A family contacted the airlines and requested assistance for their father's upcoming trip. Sadly, their father suffered from Alzheimer's disease…
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Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as boating and car accidents, as well as medical malpractice and slip/trip and fall accidents. By Joseph I. Lipsky.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 9

    Drivers Don’t Use Car Accident Avoidance Device

    Drivers Don’t Use Car Accident Avoidance Device
    Although Miami car accident lawyer Joseph Lipsky applauds the increase in accident prevention technology being included by vehicle manufacturers in their new cars, the technology divide of older drivers is causing many to disregard and ignore…
  • Sep 1

    Bicycle Accidents and Personal Injuries on the Rise Across Florida

    Bicycle Accidents and Personal Injuries on the Rise Across Florida
    With the growing number of people who are turning to cycling for commuting to work and for recreation and exercise, Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyer Joseph Lipsky expected that the number of bicycle accident and injuries would also…
  • Aug 19

    Car Accidents Causing More Wrongful Deaths in 2015

    Car Accidents Causing More Wrongful Deaths in 2015
    As a Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyer with over 23 years of experience helping injured victims of car accidents throughout the State of Florida, Attorney Joseph Lipsky reminds his fellow Floridians that driving is a dangerous activity.…
Rank this Week: 2352

Leifert & Leifert\'s South Florida…

Leifert & Leifert\'s South Florida Criminal Defense Review

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Man Complains to Police After Marijuana Plants Confiscated

    Man Complains to Police After Marijuana Plants Confiscated
    As our West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale drug crime defense lawyers know, you should feel safe, (even encouraged) calling the police if you believe something has been stolen from you -- that is, of course, unless the items you're…
  • Aug 25

    Misuse of 911 Emergency Line Leads to Palm Beach Man's Arrest

    Misuse of 911 Emergency Line Leads to Palm Beach Man's Arrest
    Previously on this blog, we have written about how misuse of the 911 emergency line can lead to arrest and criminal charges. The 911 system is designed to keep communities safe; when a community's 911 lines and resources are tied-up with…
  • Aug 22

    Disagreement Over Vaccination Leads to Arrests and Kidnapping Charge

    Disagreement Over Vaccination Leads to Arrests and Kidnapping Charge
    Many parents disagree over the proper way stop raise their children. From which foods they believe is safe to eat, to how much sun they think is suitable for young ones, to which schools they feel their kids should hope to attend, parents all…
Rank this Week: 2941

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Jul 17

    When Do Obligations Under Florida’s Parental Relocation Statute Begin?

    When Do Obligations Under Florida’s Parental Relocation Statute Begin?
    As we’ve discussed in prior  family law blogs, Florida has a parental relocation law, Fla. Stat. 61.13001, that requires a parent relocating more than 50 miles from their residence to obtain the other parent’s formal consent…
  • Jul 3

    Supreme Court Steps in to Protect Privacy Right

    Supreme Court Steps in to Protect Privacy Right
    Anyone who has ever watched a television or movie crime drama has watched a scene where law enforcement officers go to a hotel or motel and find a critical piece of information by checking the establishment’s records. This is an…
  • Jun 30

    Relative Adoption

    Relative Adoption
    It’s very common for family members to temporarily or permanently care for the child of another relative. Nationally, more than 2.5 million children are being raised by family members other than their parents. Often, these family…
Rank this Week: 2469

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Mortgage Crisis Watch

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

http://www.mortgagecrisiswatch.com/
  • Jun 11

    Mid-2015 Mortgage Crisis Update – The Repurchase Demands Continue

    Mid-2015 Mortgage Crisis Update – The Repurchase Demands Continue
    In the aftermath of the financial crisis, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac aggressively demanded Wall Street and big bank aggregators (“aggregators”) repurchase millions of defaulted and distressed loans, due to purported breaches…
  • May 20

    Wells Accused of Profiting from Foreclosure Relief Program

    Wells Accused of Profiting from Foreclosure Relief Program
    A recent class action lawsuit filed on behalf of thousands of homeowners in New York against Wells Fargo alleges that while the bank received $25 billion in government bailout funds it failed to make a good faith effort to help…
  • May 12

    CFPB, DOJ Show Renewed Interest in Pursuing “Redlining” Case

    CFPB, DOJ Show Renewed Interest in Pursuing “Redlining” Case
    Evidence is mounting that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) are taking a renewed interest in investigating possible redlining—the practice of lenders charging certain groups more for…
Rank this Week: 2564

Fort Lauderdale Injury Lawyer Blog

Fort Lauderdale Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida personal injury and wrongful death law in automobile and motorcycle accidents. By The Ben Law Firm.

http://www.fort-lauderdale-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Uninsured Motorist Coverage -- Florida Supreme Court requires signed rejection from all named insured

    Uninsured Motorist Coverage -- Florida Supreme Court requires signed rejection from all named insured
    The Florida Supreme Court in Chase v. Horace Mann Ins. Co., 158 So.3d 514 (Fla. 2015), recently required automobile insurance companies to obtain a signed rejection from each person who is newly listed as a named insured under a policy of…
  • Mar 18

    Texting and Driving Revisited in this Legislative Session

    Texting and Driving Revisited in this Legislative Session
    State Senator Maria Sachs of Delray Beach is attempting to get the Florida Senate to beef up the law regarding texting and driving. She believes (and correctly so) that the current law is ineffective to deter drivers from engaging in this…
  • Feb 3

    Bike Helmets fail to prevent a lot of Head Injurie

    Bike Helmets fail to prevent a lot of Head Injurie
    A common misconception among parents is that wearing a bicycle helmet will protect their child from serious head injuries. We all see kids motoring along the sidewalk or street on bicycles, skateboards, scooters, etc., many of whom are…
Rank this Week: 2296

Garvin Law Firm Blog

Garvin Law Firm Blog

Covers Florida personal injury and criminal defense news.

http://www.garvinlegal.com/blog
  • Jun 2

    Florida Drivers Still Most Vulnerable in U.S.

    Florida Drivers Still Most Vulnerable in U.S.
    Unlike 48 of the other 50 states, Florida does not require its drivers to carry insurance that will pay for bodily injury caused by a negligent or reckless driver. According to a recent study done by the Insurance Information Institute,…
  • Oct 8

    Jeffrey R. Garvin Named Personal Injury “Lawyer of the Year”

    Jeffrey R. Garvin Named Personal Injury “Lawyer of the Year”
    FORT MYERS, Fla., October 3, 2012 – Florida Attorney Jeffrey R. Garvin of The Garvin Law Firm has been named 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs for the Fort Myers / Naples…
  • Oct 5

    Changes to Florida PIP Insurance and Your Rights after a Traffic Accident

    Changes to Florida PIP Insurance and Your Rights after a Traffic Accident
    After years of effort (and plenty of money spread around Tallahassee by powerful lobbyists) the insurance industry has finally succeeded in limiting a motorist’s right to collect under Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage. As…
Rank this Week: 2339

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Social Security Judges Allowance Rates Are Falling

    Social Security Judges Allowance Rates Are Falling
    Recent reports by the Social Security Administration Officer of Inspector General, examined decisions issued by Social Security Judges with high dispositions and high allowance rates and also those with low allowance rates. These reports…
  • Feb 24

    Social Security Judges Allowance Rates Are Falling

    Social Security Judges Allowance Rates Are Falling
    Recent reports by the Social Security Administration Officer of Inspector General, examined decisions issued by Social Security Judges with high dispositions and high allowance rates and also those with low allowance rates. These reports…
  • Feb 24

    Social Security Judges Allowance Rates Are Falling

    Social Security Judges Allowance Rates Are Falling
    Recent reports by the Social Security Administration Officer of Inspector General, examined decisions issued by Social Security Judges with high dispositions and high allowance rates and also those with low allowance rates. These reports…
Rank this Week: 2271

South Florida Criminal Lawyers…

South Florida Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Florida criminal and DUI law. By the Law Office of Kevin F. Moot.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 13

    RETURN OF THE SOUTH FLORIDA CRIMINAL LAWYERS BLOG

    RETURN OF THE SOUTH FLORIDA CRIMINAL LAWYERS BLOG
    To my faithful dear reader (whomever you may be), let me update my terribly outdated blog. During my hiatus from blogging, there has been no shortage of news stories pertaining to criminal law and justice throughout South Florida and the…
  • Aug 14

    FERGUSON AND THE MILITARIZATION OF POLICE

    FERGUSON AND THE MILITARIZATION OF POLICE
    This week's disturbing news coming out of Ferguson, Missouri, is highlighting the troubling trend of militarization in American law enforcement agencies; a trend which is occurring right here in South Florida, as it is in most parts of the…
  • Jun 25

    THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY OF FLORIDA'S NEW "WARNING SHOT" LAW, and THE POWER OF MANIPULATIVE REPORTING

    THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY OF FLORIDA'S NEW "WARNING SHOT" LAW, and THE POWER OF MANIPULATIVE REPORTING
    This week, the State of Florida has amended its "Stand Your Ground Law," allegedly "expanding" the law to protect "warning shots." The apparent impetus for this legislation was the conviction and sentencing of Ms. Marissa Alexander, who was…
Rank this Week: 2724

Stock Broker Attorney Blog

Stock Broker Attorney Blog

Covers current investigations, opinions and industry news relating to securities arbitration, investment fraud, stockbroker or brokerage firm misconduct. By Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.

http://www.stockbrokerattorney.com/blog
  • Jan 7

    Man Sentence to 18-Months for Investment Scam

    Man Sentence to 18-Months for Investment Scam
    In Scottsdale, J'Sean Claude Butierries pleaded guilty to defrauding investors out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. He allegedly used the ill-gotten gains to buy himself luxury items like a $195,000 Audi and cosmetic surgery for his wife…
  • Jan 5

    SEC Charges Unlicensed Man with Scamming Investor

    SEC Charges Unlicensed Man with Scamming Investor
    Vinay Kumar Nevatia, of Palo Alto, has been charged by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly reselling almost $900,000 stock shares of an off-shore company, CSS Technologies (Mauritius) Limited, already owned by eight…
  • Jan 1

    Broker Barred from Practice for Stealing from Elderly

    Broker Barred from Practice for Stealing from Elderly
    Jeffrey McClure, a former employee of Wells Fargo Advisors and an affiliated bank in California, was recently barred from the securities industry after stealing almost $89,000 from an elderly customer. Between December 2012 and August 2014,…
Rank this Week: 2794

Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.miamipersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 2

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?

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

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

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?
    A 2009 motor vehicle accident statistics report by the Florida Department of Transportation showed that 5,474 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents due to texting while driving, and another 448,000 were injured. In response to these…
  • Nov 14

    Are Trucks More Dangerous than Cars?

    Are Trucks More Dangerous than Cars?
    Automobiles today are the safest and easiest to drive they have ever been, with traffic fatalities in the U.S. dropping every year. This is great news, but trucks are still being found to be less safe than cars. Trucks (including SUVs)…
Rank this Week: 2331

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

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

http://www.eldercarelawjacksonville.com/
Rank this Week: 2938

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

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

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Oct 21

    Prizmo

    Prizmo
    Prizmo is a scanning app for iPhone and iPad. It can export in multiple formats and even OCR a scan. Read more about it here. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Oct 13

    DOJ Launches Law Jobs App for iOS

    DOJ Launches Law Jobs App for iOS
    This US Department of Justice app allows for a quick and easy way to find law student interships and attorney jobs too. It's available for iOS now and coming for Android. You can find it here. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Oct 2

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8
    iOS 8 has some cool new features, check them out here. Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 2678

Lawyers to the Rescue Blog

Lawyers to the Rescue Blog

Covers community service and philanthropy. By Lawyers to the Rescue.

http://www.lawyerstotherescueblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Infertility and Depression Don't Have to Go Hand in Hand by Jeffrey A. Kasky, Esq.

    Infertility and Depression Don't Have to Go Hand in Hand by Jeffrey A. Kasky, Esq.
    Infertility and Depression Don't Have to Go Hand in Hand There is no doubt that a diagnosis of infertility can lead to extreme stress and depression. In certain ways it is a vicious circle, because depression can lead to infertility, thus…
  • Jul 25

    Lawyers to the Rescue's Legal Clinic By Mariestela Somarriba

    Lawyers to the Rescue's Legal Clinic By Mariestela Somarriba
    As an undergraduate student at Florida International University, starting my second year of college, I decided I wanted to do something productive with my summer. I had the good fortune of hearing about Lawyers to the Rescue through my…
  • Apr 21

    Pointers for Efficiently Keeping Track of the Donations You Bring In by Andrew Lisa

    Pointers for Efficiently Keeping Track of the Donations You Bring In by Andrew Lisa
    Pointers for Efficiently Keeping Track of the Donations You Bring In Every smart business owner knows that the arduous and tedious - yet crucial - chore of consistently keeping the books straight is the backbone of any enterprise. For…
Rank this Week: 2587

Stock Attorneys Blog

Stock Attorneys Blog

Covers FINRA arbitration, securities litigation, and stockbroker misconduct. By Blum Law Group.

http://www.stockattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    LPL Financial Fraught with Allegations of Supervisory Failure

    LPL Financial Fraught with Allegations of Supervisory Failure
    Advisor Independence Achilles Heel for Gigantic Investment Organization LPL Financial is one of the nation’s largest broker/dealer investment firms, yet it is not an investment firm in the traditional sense. Whereas most investment…
  • Aug 12

    Total Wealth Management Sanctions Kickback

    Total Wealth Management Sanctions Kickback
    Top Executives Foster Flagrant Fraud Practices It goes without saying that there is a lot of money to be made in the investment industry. Even when investment firms and advisors follow the rules that govern the industry, they stand to earn…
  • Aug 4

    U.S. Attorney’s Office Files Parallel Action in Response to Previous CFTC Fraud Charge

    U.S. Attorney’s Office Files Parallel Action in Response to Previous CFTC Fraud Charge
    The types of investments that one can invest in are nearly as diverse as the brokers who trade them and the investors who invest in them. One such investment practice is commodity futures pools. This type of investment is a private…
Rank this Week: 2392

Central Florida DUI Attorney

Central Florida DUI Attorney

By Kevin J. Pitts.

http://myduiflorida.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 10

    Can an Attorney Help You Get Your Drivers License Back? By Heiko G. Moenckmeier.

    Can an Attorney Help You Get Your Drivers License Back? By Heiko G. Moenckmeier.
    Yes.  Attorney Heiko Moenckmeier can help you.  Did your license get suspended?  Did you receive a Habitual Traffic Offender suspension notice in the mail?  Did you get a traffic citation for Driving While License…
  • Apr 19

    Reckless Driving Yasiel Puig Pontification By Heiko G. Moenckmeier, Esq.

    Reckless Driving Yasiel Puig Pontification By Heiko G. Moenckmeier, Esq.
    So… Might as well give you my two cents on the Yasiel Puig arrest for reckless driving for going 110 miles an hour on Alligator Alley, Collier County… It was case 2013CT004124A, which was nolle prossed (dropped) pretty darn…
  • Jan 11

    The Difference Between Lake County Reckless Driving And Lake County Careless Driving

    The Difference Between Lake County Reckless Driving And Lake County Careless Driving
    We often have clients that confuse reckless driving and careless driving. The charges sound similar and legally are very similar. The primary difference is a Lake County careless driving is a civil traffic infraction punishable by up to a…
Rank this Week: 2734

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: 2715

Legal News You Can Use

Legal News You Can Use

Covers auto accidents, drug safety, and dog bites. By Michael E. Seelie, PA.

http://seelielaw.com/blog
  • Apr 16

    Nissan Recalls vehicles for Airbag Failure

    Nissan Recalls vehicles for Airbag Failure
    Nissan is recalling model year 2013-2014 Altima, LEAF, Pathfinder, and Sentra, model year 2013 NV200 and Infiniti JX35 and also 2014 Infiniti Q50 and QX60 vehicles. The occupant classification system (OCS) software may incorrectly classify…
  • Jan 4

    Park Pharmacy and Compounding Recall

    Park Pharmacy and Compounding Recall
    August 23, 2013, Irvine, Ca. Park Pharmacy & Compounding Center is voluntarily recalling two lots of products Methylcobalamin 5mg/ml 30ml Amber Vials Lot #06132013@1 Exp: 12/10/2013 and Multitrace-5 Concentrate 10ml Amber Vials Lot…
  • Nov 25

    Premise Liability- Failure to Maintain Hedge

    Premise Liability- Failure to Maintain Hedge
    A 9 year old boy was hit by a motorist and suffered fatal injuries when the motor vehicle, while approaching a drive way surrounded by hedges, turned to the right and moved across the sidewalk. Claiming the hedges were too high, the…
Rank this Week: 2921

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and cruise ship accidents. By the Law Office of David H. Pollack, LLC.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Cruise Lines Implement Smoking Ban

    Cruise Lines Implement Smoking Ban
    Effective last week, Disney Cruise Line has imposed a fleet-wide smoking ban on all cruise ship passenger balconies. This new policy is in accordance with the non-smoking trend seen aboard the majority of cruise lines, as passengers are…
  • Jun 11

    Cruise Ship Industry Trust Waning

    Cruise Ship Industry Trust Waning
    The numbers are out on the public's view of the cruise line industry, and they aren't what many in the industry would have hoped for. A new Harris poll on public trust and perception of the cruise industry indicates that the industry's…
  • Jun 4

    Fire-proof Bill of Rights for Cruise Passenger

    Fire-proof Bill of Rights for Cruise Passenger
    On May 22, 2013, the Cruise Line Industry Association (CLIA) adopted a formal Cruise Line Passenger Bill of Rights designed to protect the rights of cruise line passengers in the event of mechanical failures and other emergencies. Less than a…
Rank this Week: 2429

Business and Tax Lawyer Blog

Business and Tax Lawyer Blog

By Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.businessandtaxlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    Assigning your Florida Limited Liability Company interest

    Assigning your Florida Limited Liability Company interest
    The purpose of the limited liability company (“LLC”) is to give investors limited liability and, at the same time, special treatment under the federal income tax laws. For Florida state income tax purposes, an LLC is expressly…
  • Jul 15

    Florida’s New and Improved Limited Liabilty Company Act

    Florida’s New and Improved Limited Liabilty Company Act
    Florida recently passed a law which revamps its limited liability company act.  This is important for all Florida LLC owners and upon reading this article, you should schedule a meeting with your business law attorney in order to discuss…
  • Jul 8

    Relationship between partners in a Florida partnership

    Relationship between partners in a Florida partnership
    Florida has adopted the Revised Uniform Partnership Act (“RUPA”), which defines a partnership as an association of two or more persons to carry on as co-owners a business for profit. A partnership is unlike a corporation in that…
Rank this Week: 3019

Florida Criminal Justice

Florida Criminal Justice

Discusses crime in the news, how the judicial system works (or fails) and criminal law, By Antonio Jimenez.

http://floridacriminaljustice.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 2

    Crime Is Down In Florida

    Crime Is Down In Florida
    Crime down statewide in first half of 2012, FDLE stats show.The semi-annual crime statistics report came out today showing the crime is at the lowest levels in 41 years. The report is released twice a year and annually by the Florida…
  • Oct 29

    Death Penalty in Florida

    Death Penalty in Florida
             In 1972, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the landmark case Furman v. Georgia, 408 U.S. 153 (1972) that the death penalty, as it was at the time being applied, was cruel and unusual punishment because it was very arbitrary. In…
  • Oct 24

    Wayne Treacy Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

    Wayne Treacy Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison
    Wayne Treacy, the teenager that beat Josie Lou Ratley over a text message she sent him, was sentenced to 20 years in prison today.
Rank this Week: 2810

Tampa Bay Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bay Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news. By Pearlman & Tetreault, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 6

    Pinellas Physician Sentenced for Improperly Prescribing Oxycodone

    Pinellas Physician Sentenced for Improperly Prescribing Oxycodone
    After a trial in federal court, Tampa Bay Area physician John Gianoli III has been convicted of improperly prescribing oxycodone. Dr. Gianoli's conviction in June 2012 is just one step that the State of Florida has taken toward cracking down…
  • Sep 4

    Cortnee Brantley to Face Retrial on Federal Charge in October

    Cortnee Brantley to Face Retrial on Federal Charge in October
    Cortnee Brantley will face another jury trial in October after her failed motion to have her case tried by a federal judge.
  • Aug 24

    Lance Armstrong Withdraws From Arbitration Proceeding

    Lance Armstrong Withdraws From Arbitration Proceeding
    I thought I'd write something a little different today. Lance Armstrong released a statement yesterday concerning why he will no longer fight the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Essentially, he said, "enough is enough." You can…
Rank this Week: 2337

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business, immigration and real estate law. By Stok Folk + Kon, P.A.

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3533

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Feb 11

    What Are My Rights If the Police Stop Me?

    What Are My Rights If the Police Stop Me?
    Many people who are stopped by the police in different circumstances don’t know what to say or do. Some people ask questions like, “What should I say if I am stopped by the police?”, “How do I act… The post What…
  • Feb 9

    Be Careful When Pleading Guilty to a Drug Crime

    Be Careful When Pleading Guilty to a Drug Crime
    When someone is charged in Palm Beach County with committing a drug-related crime such as possession of marijuana or possession of cocaine, he or she is given a date to go to court.  Oftentimes, the prosecutor makes a… The post Be…
  • Jan 28

    What Are My Rights at Airports and Borders?

    What Are My Rights at Airports and Borders?
    Are you traveling from Florida anytime soon? Will you be at the Palm Beach International Airport? Do you know what your rights are? It’s important to know your rights so that you can exercise them if… The post What Are My Rights…
Rank this Week: 4084

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. By Shmucher Law PL.

http://flbankrupt.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    Can you Settle a debt in Miami after Judgment?

    Can you Settle a debt in Miami after Judgment?
    I recently had a client come into my Miami Florida office to file for bankruptcy but I didn’t feel they were a good candidate and instead suggested that they settle their debts.   Clients believed that because they already had a…
  • Jan 7

    Miami Mortgage Modification Through Bankruptcy Success Story

    Miami Mortgage Modification Through Bankruptcy Success Story
    Mortgage Modification Debtors who have attempted to modify their mortgage loans without the assistance of an attorney have realized how difficult the process is. Lenders routinely reject debtors because they have failed to include the correct…
  • Jan 6

    Leased Vehicles in a Fort Lauderdale Bankruptcy

    Leased Vehicles in a Fort Lauderdale Bankruptcy
    In South Florida, numerous individuals lease vehicles rather than purchase.  So, I routinely get asked by my clients what happens to their leased vehicle when they file for bankruptcy.  The answer is that it depends on what you want…
Rank this Week: 3718

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Comments on South Florida injury law. By Friedman, Rodman & Frank, P.A.

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3613

Black's Law

Black's Law

Roy Black blogs his thoughts, tells his stories and writes his blog to help him think and work out ideas.

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    Jian Ghomeshi: Cross-examination #1

    Jian Ghomeshi: Cross-examination #1
    I enjoy following trials and dissecting cross-examinations. An outstanding example of confrontation is currently proceeding in Canada. Jian Ghomeshi is the celebrity defendant in the Canadian “Trial of the Century.” He is being…
  • Dec 30

    What Makes a Hero?

    What Makes a Hero?
    “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable…. Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals."—Rev. Dr.…
  • Dec 21

    Mob Justice in Baltimore

    Mob Justice in Baltimore
    Few animals are as dangerous as a lynch mob. Pitchforks and torches, or slogans and signs, the effect is the same; taking justice into their own hands.
Rank this Week: 3938

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/
  • Feb 10

    Why You Shouldn’t Use Loans to Pay Off Debt

    Why You Shouldn’t Use Loans to Pay Off Debt
    If you find yourself so far in debt that you are considering getting one loan to pay off all or some of your debts, you may want to think again. Using a loan to pay off debts isn’t always the best decision to make, especially if your…
  • Feb 10

    The Advantages of Having a Debt Lawyer on Your Side

    The Advantages of Having a Debt Lawyer on Your Side
    Debt is a heavy burden to bear, especially by yourself. Some people get so stressed out that they simply add to the already existing debt and forget about trying to develop or establish a decent credit rating altogether. In such cases, the…
  • Feb 10

    Filing Bankruptcy on Student Loans: You Have Option

    Filing Bankruptcy on Student Loans: You Have Option
    There are a couple of things that people believe you can’t include in a bankruptcy. In general, these debts aren’t normally discharged in bankruptcy, but there are exceptions. Our attorneys have the experience and skill to help…
Rank this Week: 4129

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.federalwhistleblowerlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Court Implements Favorable SOX Whistleblower Pleading Standard

    Court Implements Favorable SOX Whistleblower Pleading Standard
    In Wiggins v. ING, the court held that the heightened Rule 9(b) pleading standard for fraud claims is not applicable to SOX retaliation claims, and that to show “reasonable belief” a whistleblower only needs to demonstrate that…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3205

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 10

    Researchers: Economic Improvement Tied to Uptick in Traffic Death

    Researchers: Economic Improvement Tied to Uptick in Traffic Death
    There are over 20,000 car accidents in Florida every year. Preliminary counts of South Florida traffic deaths in 2015 suggest a sharp increase. In Palm Beach County, for example, The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4207

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 9

    Drunk Driving on South Florida Road

    Drunk Driving on South Florida Road
    Drunk driving is one of the most dangerous things someone can do while behind the wheel of a car. And in fact, the statistics reflect this with 676 deaths this year in Florida alone due to drunk and drugged driving.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3130

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridaabogadocriminal.com/
Rank this Week: 3108

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Florida Homeowners’ Insurance and Long-Term Leak

    Florida Homeowners’ Insurance and Long-Term Leak
    Homeowners’ insurance will generally cover leaks that occur within your home, but if the insurer believes the leak existed for some time prior to the homeowners’ reporting of it, they will generally seek to deny coverage. …
  • Feb 8

    Florida Homeowners’ Insurance and Long-Term Leak

    Florida Homeowners’ Insurance and Long-Term Leak
    Homeowners’ insurance will generally cover leaks that occur within your home, but if the insurer believes the leak existed for some time prior to the homeowners’ reporting of it, they will generally seek to deny coverage. …
  • Feb 1

    Florida Homeowners’ Insurance and Dog Bite

    Florida Homeowners’ Insurance and Dog Bite
    The American Veterinary Medical Foundation estimates that 36.5 percent of all households across the United States own dogs.  Most dog owners have friendly and loved pets, but on occasion, a dog will unexpectedly bite.  The…
Rank this Week: 4124

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3815

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/
  • Feb 8

    Florida’s Death Penalty Sentencing System is Unconstitutional as per US Supreme Court Rule

    Florida’s Death Penalty Sentencing System is Unconstitutional as per US Supreme Court Rule
    The State of Florida has one of the highest death penalty rates in the country. This comes to no surprise as many of its citizens are some of the strongest proponents of capital punishment. However, the state is now facing a significant issue…
  • Sep 12

    Ban the Box | Ex-Felons and Employment

    Ban the Box | Ex-Felons and Employment
    “Ban the Box” is seeking for ex-felons to have the right to be employed. This is argued to be one of the most helpful ways to keep them from going back to prison. In fact, when authorities talk about unemployment among convicted…
  • Sep 8

    Revenge Porn Bill – A “Hardcore” Assessment of the Law

    Revenge Porn Bill – A “Hardcore” Assessment of the Law
    It may be time for scorned lovers living in Florida to back off from toying with the idea of posting on the Internet, evidence of their once-heated moments. That practice should completely be done away with as the state’s governor,…
Rank this Week: 3184

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Scooter Driver Hits Pedestrian in St. Pete Beach

    Scooter Driver Hits Pedestrian in St. Pete Beach
    A St. Pete Beach man crashed his motor scooter into a pedestrian Tuesday, according to deputies. The crash happened at 3:02 p.m. at the intersection of 70th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard on St. Pete Beach. The 72-year-old man was riding his 1985…
  • Dec 21

    Holiday Slips, Trips & Falls: Who’s To Blame?

    Holiday Slips, Trips & Falls: Who’s To Blame?
    Who is responsible for your injury after a slip and fall or trip and fall accident? That depends. There are numerous factors when it comes to determining fault, but most importantly is where you fell, and whether it is public property, a…
  • Dec 18

    Man Killed in Collision with School Bus in Clearwater

    Man Killed in Collision with School Bus in Clearwater
    The driver of a Mini Cooper involved in a crash with a school bus on Thursday morning in Clearwater has died. The crash happened at 7 a.m. on South Missouri Avenue at Lotus Path. According to Clearwater police, two school buses were headed…
Rank this Week: 3306

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: 3993

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: 3488

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: 3719

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: 4465

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: 4643

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: 3070