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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: 1568

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: 1469

Securities Attorney Law Blog

Securities Attorney Law Blog

Reviews Federal Securities Fraud Litigation, Arbitration, Whistleblower Claims & Derivative Lawsuits. By Jay Eng.

http://securitiesattorneys.us/
Rank this Week: 1798

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: 1506

Florida Probate Litigation…

Florida Probate Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers contested wills, estate planning, and trusts. By Robert C. Adamski.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyers.com/
  • Mar 29

    Actor's death exemplifies the importance of guardianship

    Actor's death exemplifies the importance of guardianship
    Paul Walker's death was a shock to the actor's family, friends and his fans. Although unexpected, it appeared that the actor had thought about his own mortality, because he died with an estate plan in place. Walker left his...
  • Mar 27

    Undue influence can often lead to financial exploitation

    Undue influence can often lead to financial exploitation
    Financial exploitation is a serious problem for Florida's seniors, but many people are surprised to learn that it's not just strangers that swindle seniors out of their hard-earned money. A senior's friends or relatives may be the cause of...
  • Mar 21

    Florida suit seeks to protect surviving spouse in gay marriage

    Florida suit seeks to protect surviving spouse in gay marriage
    Eight couples in Florida recently filed a lawsuit against the state, claiming that Florida's ban on gay marriage violates their rights under the U.S. Constitution. The couples, each living in Florida, but married in another state that…
Rank this Week: 1850

Sidebar Blog

Sidebar Blog

Covers health care compliance and criminal defense. By Matthews Law Firm, P.A.

http://matthewspa.com/sidebar-blog
  • Sep 10

    Florida execution put on hold to accommodate Attorney General’s fundraising event

    Florida execution put on hold to accommodate Attorney General’s fundraising event
    Yes, you read that right. Here’s the story detailing how the execution of a Florida inmate has been delayed so the Attorney General can attend her re-election kick-off reception.
  • Mar 19

    When vacating convictions, which charge is the “lesser offense”?

    When vacating convictions, which charge is the “lesser offense”?
    Imagine this scenario: A defendant is convicted of both Attempted Trafficking of Oxycodone and Possession of Oxycodone. He files an appeal arguing he should not have been convicted of both due to double jeopardy. The appellate court agrees…
  • Jan 16

    Prostitution Fine Amounts Increased in Florida

    Prostitution Fine Amounts Increased in Florida
    As of January 1, 2013, the civil penalty for committing prostitution has increased to $5,000.  From 796.07 (6): A person who violates paragraph (2)(f) shall be assessed a civil penalty of $5,000 if the violation results in any judicial…
Rank this Week: 1836

Property Tax in Florida

Property Tax in Florida

Covers property tax law in Florida, including questions relating to valuation, homestead exemptions, agricultural classifications, and how to challenge decisions of the taxing authority. By Sherri Johnson.

http://propertytaxinflorida.com/
  • Aug 22

    Deadlines for 2013 VAB Petition

    Deadlines for 2013 VAB Petition
    Pursuant to Florida Statute 194.011(3)(d), a petition to a county value adjustment board to challenge the assessment of the value of the taxpayer’s property must be filed no later than 25 days after the Property Appraiser…
  • Aug 19

    Deadlines for 2012 VAB Petition

    Deadlines for 2012 VAB Petition
    Pursuant to Florida Statute 194.011(3)(d), a petition to a county value adjustment board to challenge the assessment of the value of the taxpayer’s property must be filed no later than 25 days after the Property Appraiser mails out the…
  • Jan 17

    Property Tax Appeals: Should You File a VAB Petition or Go Straight to Court?

    Property Tax Appeals: Should You File a VAB Petition or Go Straight to Court?
    Property owners who would like to appeal their property tax assessments are faced with two choices in Florida – they can file a petition to the county value adjustment board or they can file a lawsuit in circuit court.  Some attorneys…
Rank this Week: 1923

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: 1712

Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

Covers issues in criminal defense. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://criminaldefenseblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 14

    The Embarrassment Of The George Zimmerman Verdict

    The Embarrassment Of The George Zimmerman Verdict
    The result of a verdict today in a criminal trial is that everyone with a twitter or Facebook account gets to let the world know how ignorant they are of the criminal justice system. I know, First Amendment. But your ignorance shows…
  • Dec 30

    About That DUI Checkpoint On Miami Beach Friday Afternoon

    About That DUI Checkpoint On Miami Beach Friday Afternoon
    Last Friday night (12/28/2012), in the middle of the holiday vacation season, there was a DUI Checkpoint on the way to Miami Beach. When I say "on the way," I mean at about 6:30 p.m. Now let me say this: I don't have a problem with DUI…
  • Dec 15

    Because There's Nothing To Say

    Because There's Nothing To Say
    But sometimes,  we forget what we got,  who we are,  Oh who we are not,  I think we gotta chance,  to make it right  - Amos Lee - Keep it Loose, Keep It Tight It's early Saturday morning. My treasured…
Rank this Week: 1831

Florida Law and the Criminal…

Florida Law and the Criminal Justice System

Covers Florida and federal criminal law topics. By Richard Hornsby.

http://blog.richardhornsby.com
  • Jul 7

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem
    To many people, there is no middle ground: George Zimmerman will either be convicted of Second Degree Murder or he will be found Not Guilty. But the reality is much more complex, because the jury will have a number of Lesser Included Offenses…
  • Jul 7

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem
    To many people, there is no middle ground: George Zimmerman will either be convicted of Second Degree Murder or he will be found Not Guilty. But the reality is much more complex, because the jury will have a number of Continue reading →
  • Jul 7

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem
    To many people, there is no middle ground: George Zimmerman will either be convicted of Second Degree Murder or he will be found Not Guilty. But the reality is much more complex, because the jury will have a number of Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 1481

Practical Legal Advice

Practical Legal Advice

Covers consumer and family law issues in Florida. By Carolyn R. Jones.

http://nefloridalawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 16

    Can You file suit for Alienation of Affection in Florida

    Can You file suit for Alienation of Affection in Florida
    Alienation of affection(s) is a legal action, a tort based on willful and malicious interference with marriage relations by a third party. The elements constituting the cause of action are wrongful conduct of the defendant, plaintiff's loss…
  • Nov 15

    At what age does Florida allow children to stay alone?

    At what age does Florida allow children to stay alone?
    Florida does not have a stead fast rule regarding the age that children can stay home alone. Instead the Department of Children's and Families does offer guidance to parents at the criteria they need to consider prior to allowing there…
  • Jul 5

    How Child Support is Determined in Florida

    How Child Support is Determined in Florida
    Child support is a substantial commitment. Under Florida law, child support payments are intended to be used for your child's portion of expenses such as rent, electricity, food, transportation, and his or her hobbies/entertainment. …
Rank this Week: 1823

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: 1768

Dentistry Law Blog

Dentistry Law Blog

By George F. Indest III.

https://dentistrylawblog.wordpress.com
  • Mar 28

    Accused Dental Supply Manufacturers Argue Antitrust Suit Belongs In Arbitration

    Accused Dental Supply Manufacturers Argue Antitrust Suit Belongs In Arbitration
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On March 21, 2017, accused dental suppliers in an antitrust suit told the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals that a Texas federal ……
  • Dec 20

    Arizona Appeals Court Affirms Dentist’s Suspension Over Questionable Prescription

    Arizona Appeals Court Affirms Dentist’s Suspension Over Questionable Prescription
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 13, 2016, an Arizona appeals court affirmed the suspension of a dentist who allegedly had a history of opioid addiction and ……
  • Nov 29

    Former MetroHealth’s COO Charged In Dental Program Bribery Conspiracy

    Former MetroHealth’s COO Charged In Dental Program Bribery Conspiracy
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Former MetroHealth Medical Center Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Dental Director Edward Hills was charged on October 25, 2016 for running a…
Rank this Week: 2274

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

https://www.floridaemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Oxford Comma Issue Leads to Overtime Liability

    Oxford Comma Issue Leads to Overtime Liability
    A Maine dairy company recently learned how a comma can change everything. In O’Connor v. Oakhurst Dairy, it was shown that a comma can go a long way to avoid ambiguity. In this case, a group of dairy delivery drivers sued Oakhurst,…
  • Mar 14

    Miami Man Fired in Retaliation For Unpaid Overtime Claim

    Miami Man Fired in Retaliation For Unpaid Overtime Claim
    A Miami-Dade County employer that sells SIM cards for cellphones is accused of terminating an employee in retaliation for his complaints about not receiving overtime pay. The man filed a complaint on behalf of similarly situated individuals…
  • Mar 13

    Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Will Pay Interns $140K For Unpaid Wage

    Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Will Pay Interns $140K For Unpaid Wage
    Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen will pay $140,000 to 185 interns who worked for their fashion brand to settle a wage theft lawsuit filed in 2015, according to court documents filed in Manhattan Federal Court. Each intern will receive a $530…
Rank this Week: 3003

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida truck accidents involving moving trucks, tractor trailers, and rental trucks. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridatruckingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    When “Minor” Truck Accidents in Hollywood are not so Minor

    When “Minor” Truck Accidents in Hollywood are not so Minor
    If you have been in a truck or car crash in Hollywood and have walked away seemingly without a scratch, you may consider yourself lucky. After all, many truck collisions result in serious and even devastating injury. However, before you feel…
  • Mar 15

    What Does Timing Have to Do With Truck Crashes?

    What Does Timing Have to Do With Truck Crashes?
    Truck crashes in Homestead and other cities can happen in an instant. One minute, you may be driving on a highway and the next you are involved in a serious collision. Timing can impact truck collisions and claims in other ways, too.…
  • Feb 15

    Evidence You Will Want to Hold Onto After a Truck Collision in Miami or Your Community

    Evidence You Will Want to Hold Onto After a Truck Collision in Miami or Your Community
    If you have been in a trucking crash in Miami or any South Florida community, evidence and documentation are important. They can help establish what happened and who the liable parties are. Some evidence will likely be collected by police and…
Rank this Week: 2991

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida auto accidents, auto insurance, and personal injury claims. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridacaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Catastrophic Car Accidents in Homestead

    Catastrophic Car Accidents in Homestead
    Catastrophic car accidents in Homestead unfortunately occur all too often. These accidents are called catastrophic because of the significant amounts of injury and devastation they can cause. You may have been in a catastrophic car accident…
  • Mar 10

    Dealing with a Head Injury After Your Car Accident

    Dealing with a Head Injury After Your Car Accident
    Head trauma after a car accident in Homestead or your community can be devastating. A head injury can affect your ability to take care of yourself, go to work and just about every other element in your life. Serious head trauma can cause…
  • Mar 8

    Hit-and-Run Car Crashes: What Can You Do?

    Hit-and-Run Car Crashes: What Can You Do?
    Any car accident is scary, but hit-and-run car crashes can be especially devastating. Unfortunately, hit and run car crashes in Homestead and other communities are all too common. They occur for many reasons. In some cases, perpetrators are…
Rank this Week: 2094

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Mar 28

    Benchwarmer Effect: The Sobering Reality of Coblentz Agreement

    Benchwarmer Effect: The Sobering Reality of Coblentz Agreement
    General rules, as we are all too familiar, are privy to exceptions. A general rule concerning settlement agreements is that only parties to the settlement agreement are bound by its terms. Necessarily, there are instances wherein a party not…
  • Mar 27

    Compensatory Damages Under Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act

    Compensatory Damages Under Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act
    Once the creditor obtains a decree from the court that the debtor made a fraudulent transfer, the creditor may collect on its claim under Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (“FUFTA”), which provides creditors with…
  • Mar 23

    Not So Fast: Important Legal Considerations for Entrepreneurs Starting a New Busine

    Not So Fast: Important Legal Considerations for Entrepreneurs Starting a New Busine
    Starting a new business can be both incredibly exciting and substantially stressful, and many entrepreneurs hastily begin business without considering many important legal considerations in starting up. However, with legal guidance and proper…
Rank this Week: 2129

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Mar 28

    Benchwarmer Effect: The Sobering Reality of Coblentz Agreement

    Benchwarmer Effect: The Sobering Reality of Coblentz Agreement
    General rules, as we are all too familiar, are privy to exceptions. A general rule concerning settlement agreements is that only parties to the settlement agreement are bound by its terms. Necessarily, there are instances wherein a party not…
  • Mar 27

    Compensatory Damages Under Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act

    Compensatory Damages Under Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act
    Once the creditor obtains a decree from the court that the debtor made a fraudulent transfer, the creditor may collect on its claim under Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (“FUFTA”), which provides creditors with…
  • Mar 23

    Not So Fast: Important Legal Considerations for Entrepreneurs Starting a New Busine

    Not So Fast: Important Legal Considerations for Entrepreneurs Starting a New Busine
    Starting a new business can be both incredibly exciting and substantially stressful, and many entrepreneurs hastily begin business without considering many important legal considerations in starting up. However, with legal guidance and proper…
Rank this Week: 1966

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Former Florida Rep. Charged with Wire Fraud

    Former Florida Rep. Charged with Wire Fraud
    A former Democratic state lawmaker is facing a federal indictment for allegedly using campaign funds to cover personal expenses. It was announced earlier this month that former state Rep. Dwayne Taylor, 49, of Daytona Beach has been charged…
  • Mar 14

    Norwegian Cruise Line Passenger Suffers Fall Injury

    Norwegian Cruise Line Passenger Suffers Fall Injury
    A woman alleges she was injured after falling between a lifeboat and a dock on a Norwegian Cruise Line ship. The woman filed a complaint on March 10 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida alleging negligence.…
  • Mar 9

    Bondi Battles Florida Supreme Court Over DUI Blood Draw

    Bondi Battles Florida Supreme Court Over DUI Blood Draw
    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has asked the state Supreme Court to reject Wellington polo club founder John Goodman’s request that the court invalidate Florida’s administrative rules for the drawing and collection of blood in…
Rank this Week: 2592

Orlando Criminal Lawyer Blog

Orlando Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Adams & Luka.

http://www.orlandocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Why Video Voyeurism is on the Rise

    Why Video Voyeurism is on the Rise
    From 2004-2009 there were only two convictions for video voyeurism in Orange County, Florida; by 2014 the number raised to 10.  Increased use of smartphones with photo and video capabilities as well as the commercial availability of…
  • Mar 27

    Orange County’s Fingerprint Expert Made Mistakes….Now What?

    Orange County’s Fingerprint Expert Made Mistakes….Now What?
    A fingerprinting expert for the Orange County Sherriff’s Department has been under internal investigation since October 2016, even though the State Attorney’s Office of Orange and Osceola County are just now finding out about it.…
  • Feb 6

    Juvenile Florida Statute § 985.12(1): Allowing Law Enforcement to Issue Civil Citations in Place of Arresting our Children

    Juvenile Florida Statute § 985.12(1): Allowing Law Enforcement to Issue Civil Citations in Place of Arresting our Children
    “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela Amanda M. Kennedy* I.    Introduction During the 2014-2015 school year, more than 2,000 children between the ages of…
Rank this Week: 2214

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2869

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

Covers business law, government law, and immigration law. By Brian Silber, Esq.

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
Rank this Week: 2227

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Thomas & Pearl.

http://thomasandpearl.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Thomas & Pearl Sponsors “Give Cancer the Boot” Luncheon Benefitting the 1000+ Club

    Thomas & Pearl Sponsors “Give Cancer the Boot” Luncheon Benefitting the 1000+ Club
    “Give Cancer the Boot” takes place on April 5 at Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six, 2301 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale, with Thomas & Pearl, P.A. as one of the proud sponsors. The spring luncheon will benefit the 1000+ Club and…
  • Mar 9

    2016 Deadliest Year For Drivers in a Decade

    2016 Deadliest Year For Drivers in a Decade
    2016 Deadliest Year For Drivers in a Decade The National Safety Council (NSC) issued new statistics  demonstrating that 2016 was the deadliest one for drivers in nine years:  40,000 people were killed in car crashes last year. In…
  • Feb 22

    Florida, Spring Breakers, and Unfortunate Accident

    Florida, Spring Breakers, and Unfortunate Accident
    Thomas & Pearl Attorneys 02.21.2017   Florida, Spring Breakers, and Unfortunate Accidents Spring break time stretches throughout March and April.  Just about every college and high school student across the country looks forward…
Rank this Week: 2674

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

Covers collaborative divorce, family law, and mediation. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://FamilyDiplomacy.com/blog
  • Mar 27

    Bitcoin and Divorce

    Bitcoin and Divorce
    Bitcoin is a relatively new type of currency that is not controlled by any government but rather is decentralized.  It is oftentimes referred to as a “cryptocurrency” as it is not physical.  Bitcoins are maintained…
  • Mar 25

    Advanced Collaborative Training: Cutting Edge Collaborative Practices (Erie, PA)

    Advanced Collaborative Training: Cutting Edge Collaborative Practices (Erie, PA)
    Cutting Edge Collaborative Practices “Sharpening Your Skills From Initial Consult to Case Debrief”  May 4 and May 5, 2017 | 9am – 4pm | Erie, PA   About There are communities around the world in which Collaborative…
  • Mar 22

    Trans Name Change in Tampa Bay

    Trans Name Change in Tampa Bay
    Do you want your legal identity to match who you are?  At Family Diplomacy, we have been a cutting edge law firm serving the needs of LGBT clients.  We can help you apply for a change of your legal name and gender marker to sync…
Rank this Week: 1953

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2715

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    Florida Man Overboard From Carnival Victory Cruise Ship

    Florida Man Overboard From Carnival Victory Cruise Ship
    News reports, like this one in the Daily Mail, show that the U.S. Coast Guard is searching for Florida man who fell overboard from the eighth deck of the Carnival Victory cruise ship off the coast of Cuba. Brandon Paul of Floral City fell off…
  • Feb 27

    Missing Wife Still Alive?

    Missing Wife Still Alive?
    As reported in the Irish Independent… Monday February 27, 2017 “The Dublin-based IT consultant in prison in Italy on suspicion of murdering his wife during a Mediterranean cruise believes she is still alive and is either in…
  • Feb 10

    Concerned About A Cruise Ship Accident?

    Concerned About A Cruise Ship Accident?
    If you were injured on a cruise vacation, you’ve probably had questions, including: — was it an accident? — was I at fault or was the cruise line or their employees at fault? — can I get financial compensation for my…
Rank this Week: 2269

Trial and Appeals Blog

Trial and Appeals Blog

Covers law and society. By Thomas Wade Young.

http://www.twylaw.com/blog
  • Mar 22

    Constitution Revision Commission Begins Public Hearing

    Constitution Revision Commission Begins Public Hearing
    I cannot overemphasize the significance and power of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission. It can initiate fundamental restructuring of state government and, in the process, deal far-reaching setbacks to the integrity of the judicial…
  • Mar 3

    Conflict Over Stays and Bond Amounts Under Rule 9.310

    Conflict Over Stays and Bond Amounts Under Rule 9.310
    Silver Beach Towers Property Owners Association, Inc. v. Silver Beach Investments of Destin, L.C., No. 1D16-4555, 42 Fla. L. Weekly D442c (Fla 1st DCA February 21, 2017) involved a judgment awarding $1,827,372.18 plus…
  • Feb 25

    Tom Quoted as a “Pro Bono Pro”

    Tom Quoted as a “Pro Bono Pro”
    The March 2017 of The Florida Bar Journal features several stories about the significant pro bono work lawyers do. Read about Tom’s pro bono contributions in The Pro Bono Pros: And How You Can Become…
Rank this Week: 3023

Florida Condominium Law Blog

Florida Condominium Law Blog

Covers condominium associations. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-condominium/
  • Mar 22

    When Does the Americans With Disabilities Act Apply to Community Associations?

    When Does the Americans With Disabilities Act Apply to Community Associations?
    Community association board members and managers are often so preoccupied ensuring compliance with state and local laws that they can sometimes overlook controlling federal law. Multiple federal statutory acts can apply to community…
  • Feb 14

    Turnover: Transitional Considerations for the Homeowners’ Association

    Turnover: Transitional Considerations for the Homeowners’ Association
    Part one of this blog discussed turnover in its initial stages: the events that trigger turnover and the files and papers the developer is required to produce to the homeowners’ association at the time of turnover. Once an association…
  • Feb 6

    What Condominium Owners Should Know About Developer Turnover of the Association: Part II

    What Condominium Owners Should Know About Developer Turnover of the Association: Part II
    During the construction and initial sales of units within a condominium association, the developer will manage the association’s operations and governance. This means the developer controls the association’s board of directors.…
Rank this Week: 1967

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2052

Massage Therapy Law Blog

Massage Therapy Law Blog

By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://massagelawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 2262

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement Disputes Go On Amid Injunction

    Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement Disputes Go On Amid Injunction
    For a brief moment last year, it seemed as if nursing home arbitration agreements might be a thing of the past. That’s because the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a new rule barring any nursing home that…
  • Mar 9

    Lawmakers in Some States Seek Crackdown on Bad Nursing Home

    Lawmakers in Some States Seek Crackdown on Bad Nursing Home
    State lawmakers in Texas haven’t given up the fight to hold accountable nursing homes that provide substandard care. It will be the second time state lawmakers are making the effort, after a failed bid two years ago.  The push…
  • Mar 1

    Special Report: Sexual Abuse of Nursing Home Residents Rampant

    Special Report: Sexual Abuse of Nursing Home Residents Rampant
    A CNN Investigations report delved into the pervasive and disturbing – but hugely underreported – issue of nursing home sexual abuse.  Noting that “it’s impossible to know” the exact number of victims who…
Rank this Week: 2285

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

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

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 2252

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

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

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2717

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 21

    May I Communicate and Have Visitation with my Child During a Paternity Action?

    May I Communicate and Have Visitation with my Child During a Paternity Action?
    When a man is not named on a child’s birth certificate, a paternity action is needed to determine that the man is the child’s biological father and to establish his rights and responsibilities. A paternity action is the legal…
  • Mar 8

    What are Mandatory Disclosures in a Divorce?

    What are Mandatory Disclosures in a Divorce?
    In a divorce or family law case, people are often concerned that their former spouse or significant other will not be entirely straightforward with their financial information. Through a procedure called mandatory disclosure , the state…
  • Feb 13

    Can I Refuse Visitation if My Ex Refuses to Pay Child Support?

    Can I Refuse Visitation if My Ex Refuses to Pay Child Support?
    Dealing with a former spouse who is not paying their court-ordered share of child support can be an unfortunate hassle. Left with this financial and emotional burden, you may feel like you’ve made every attempt to collect but just…
Rank this Week: 2209

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Covers intellectual property law, including trademark, patents, copyrights and entertainment law.

https://500law.com/blog/
  • Mar 20

    Congratulations to Catherine for Winning Our 2017 Ultra Music Festival Sweepstake

    Congratulations to Catherine for Winning Our 2017 Ultra Music Festival Sweepstake
    Congratulations to Catherine Lewin, who just won two 3-day passes to Ultra Music Festival in Miami!  The winner was randomly chosen by a third party vendor to ensure the integrity of the sweepstakes.  Ms. Lewin is not affiliated…
  • Mar 17

    Join Meowingtons and Adopt a New Furry Friend!

    Join Meowingtons and Adopt a New Furry Friend!
    Emma Bassiri, one of Santucci Priore’s favorite clients and CEO of Meowingtons, without a doubt loves cats. So much in fact, she started an online company dedicated to all-things cats, Meowingtons.com. Established in 2014 and based in…
  • Mar 10

    NCAA initiates trademark lawsuit over use of the term “April Madness”

    NCAA initiates trademark lawsuit over use of the term “April Madness”
    Recently, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) filed a trademark infringement lawsuit over the use of the term “April Madness” by an online fantasy game.[1] The Defendants are alleged to market and…
Rank this Week: 2038

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

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

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Mar 20

    What You Need to Know About Florida Mechanic’s Lien Law

    What You Need to Know About Florida Mechanic’s Lien Law
    A mechanic’s lien is fairly simple in concept, but can get complicated in practice. To put it simply, this type of lien helps to provide assurances to the people who are doing the actual work on a job that they will get paid. This is…
  • Feb 21

    4 Key Elements of a Funding Agreement

    4 Key Elements of a Funding Agreement
    Major building projects typically cost millions of dollars to complete and they won’t start making any money until sometime after the construction has been finished. In order to finance these large-scale projects, a funding agreement…
  • Jan 20

    Florida Construction Law: The Notice of Acceptance

    Florida Construction Law: The Notice of Acceptance
    Construction projects can be extremely costly and complex, which is why it is important to have everything in order before anything is started. Customers and construction companies should also keep in close contact throughout the job to…
Rank this Week: 2571

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

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

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

    Beware when the legislature is in session

    Beware when the legislature is in session
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm New York Surrogate Gideon Tucker (1826-1899) is credited with originating the maxim that “no man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session.”  Were Surrogate…
  • Mar 17

    The missing (hyper) link

    The missing (hyper) link
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm If you have ever had to search for an exhibit originally filed with the SEC years ago, you know it can take forever, particularly when the exhibit consists of an original document that has been amended several times,…
  • Mar 5

    News from the institutional investor front

    News from the institutional investor front
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm   I recently attended the Winter Meeting of the Council of Institutional Investors and thought you would like to know what the Council and its members are thinking. What was NOT discussed – proxy access…
Rank this Week: 2226

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/
  • Mar 17

    DUI Accident in Daytona Beach Badly Injures 42-Year-Old Man

    DUI Accident in Daytona Beach Badly Injures 42-Year-Old Man
    Yet another Daytona Beach accident has left someone seriously injured. This incident took place on the afternoon of this past Monday, when a 30-year-old woman crashed into a telephone pole on Indian Lake Road. The Daytona Beach Police…
  • Apr 25

    Two Drivers Involved in Non-Fatal Collision Near Lecanto

    Two Drivers Involved in Non-Fatal Collision Near Lecanto
    On Wednesday, two drivers, the Lecanto resident Mary Virginia Razzano, 84, and the Beverly Hills resident Julie Ann Russell, 52, were involved in an auto accident close to the entrance of the Roger Weaver Educational Complex, right where…
  • Mar 28

    One Person Dead, Another Injured After Ormond Beach RV Crash

    One Person Dead, Another Injured After Ormond Beach RV Crash
    In a horrific accident on the morning of Monday, February 15th, 2016, one person was killed and another was severely injured when the RV they were traveling in crashed into the ditch in Ormond Beach, Florida. According to police, the vehicle…
Rank this Week: 2606

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Mar 15

    General construction phases that require an inspection

    General construction phases that require an inspection
    To make sure that building codes are being followed, inspections have to take place during the project. These can happen at various times, and codes and regulations do vary. However, there are a few main phases that generally trigger...
  • Mar 3

    Be wary of bid rigging, even when it's done accidentally

    Be wary of bid rigging, even when it's done accidentally
    You work in construction, so you know that bidding on jobs is just how the industry works much of the time. You also know that bid rigging -- the act of colluding with others who are technically competitors --...
  • Feb 17

    Avoiding and reacting to construction dispute

    Avoiding and reacting to construction dispute
    Your overall goal is to avoid construction disputes, and there are many steps you can take to minimize the risk. One of the most important things to do, for example, is to be very careful with the drafting of...
Rank this Week: 2925

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg

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

http://blarg.legalmechanics.us
  • Mar 15

    Do Black Lives Matter in Hallandale Beach?

    Do Black Lives Matter in Hallandale Beach?
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part V NOTE: This is part of an ongoing effort for accountability and transparency following the fatal police shooting of my neighbor, Howard Wallace Bowe Jr., during a botched SWAT raid in May 2014. Previous…
  • Aug 5

    On the Road to Reform?

    On the Road to Reform?
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part IV The need for police reform in Hallandale Beach, FL is self-evident. The ability to accomplish meaningful reform, however, is still questionable. On Tuesday, August 3, The City of Hallandale Beach hosted a…
  • Apr 23

    Legal Mechanics Unveils New HQ

    Legal Mechanics Unveils New HQ
    Yes, it is true. Legal Mechanics—the one-of-a-kind legal scholarship repair service—has closed its doors at its former location in sunny Hallandale Beach, a/k/a “that place with the big Pegasus statue,”and has moved to…
Rank this Week: 2528

Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

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

    Jet Skiers Almost Hit by a Carnival Cruise Ship in Port Canaveral, Florida

    Jet Skiers Almost Hit by a Carnival Cruise Ship in Port Canaveral, Florida
    MIAMI, Florida–Two spring-breakers quickly saw the fun and thrill of riding a jet ski turn to the terror of almost getting run over by a cruise ship. This past Saturday, two jet skiers were riding on these personal watercrafts right by…
  • Mar 12

    Injured Passengers File Suit for Cruise Ship Collision When Captain Fell Asleep at the Wheel

    Injured Passengers File Suit for Cruise Ship Collision When Captain Fell Asleep at the Wheel
    MIAMI, Florida–In a case we previously reported about, where we learned that not only is lack of sleep dangerous for someone driving a car, but also for someone driving a cruise ship carrying passengers, passengers have recently filed…
  • Mar 8

    Human Error Caused Crash of Cruise Ship Carnival Pride With Baltimore Pier

    Human Error Caused Crash of Cruise Ship Carnival Pride With Baltimore Pier
    MIAMI, Florida–The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released their findings regarding the horrible parking job by the captain of the passenger cruise ship Carnival Pride on May 8, 2016, when the cruise ship collided into…
Rank this Week: 2710

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

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

    The Death Penalty and Florida Law

    The Death Penalty and Florida Law
    The Death Penalty and Florida Law Florida is known as the sunshine state, so when one hears the word Florida, they think sun, sand and Disney World. Therefore, many would be surprised to learn that Florida has executed… The post The…
  • Feb 8

    Florida’s Kidnapping Law

    Florida’s Kidnapping Law
    Kidnapping Laws First and foremost, it is a serious felony to kidnap another person. The term “kidnapping” is defined under Florida’s statute 787.01 as using force, a threat of force, or acted secretly to imprison, abduct or…
  • Jan 9

    Probation and Violation

    Probation and Violation
    Probation and Violations   Probation and the violations that may revoke it. Probation, which is the release of an offender from detention, subject to a period of good behavior under supervision and the person can rejoin the…
Rank this Week: 2219

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Mar 10

    Movies About Estate Planning: Oscars Edition

    Movies About Estate Planning: Oscars Edition
    Manchester by the Sea Casey Affleck recently won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as a janitor/handyman who becomes the guardian of his teenage nephew, after the boy’s father dies.  This general plot line is…
  • Feb 14

    Book Review: A Perfectly Good Family

    Book Review: A Perfectly Good Family
    Taking the proverbial busman’s holiday, I recently read the novel “A Perfectly Good Family,” by Lionel Shriver.  The book was about what happens when three siblings inherit the family “mansion” in Raleigh,…
  • Jan 24

    Movies About Estate Planning: “Make Way for Tomorrow”

    Movies About Estate Planning: “Make Way for Tomorrow”
    One of the saddest movies of all of time is “Make way for Tomorrow” a 1937 Paramount Production directed by the renowned Leo G. McCarey. The film is a neglected masterpiece, so by all means watch it.  Just make sure you have…
Rank this Week: 2983

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Mar 9

    Bicyclist Seriously Injured In Hit and Run in Pasco County

    Bicyclist Seriously Injured In Hit and Run in Pasco County
    The Florida Highway Patrol is currently searching for the driver who hit a bicyclist Tuesday night in Pasco County and took off. Troopers said the 50-year old was riding his bike on the north shoulder of Fivay Road in Pasco, west of Library…
  • Feb 22

    SUV Slams Into Back of School Bus – No Injuries Reported

    SUV Slams Into Back of School Bus – No Injuries Reported
    There were no apparent injuries Monday morning when an SUV slammed into the back of a school bus in Land O’ Lakes. According to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, there were five high school students and the driver on the bus when…
  • Dec 21

    Avoid A Christmas Collision

    Avoid A Christmas Collision
    The holiday season is here and for most, this is a time for joyful celebrations. Sadly, the holidays are a high risk time for Florida’s roadways. Christmas, New Year’s, and the days surrounding these holidays are when we see a…
Rank this Week: 2374

Wade Coye Law

Wade Coye Law

A Florida Attorney's Thoughts On The Law, Life, And Technology

http://www.coyelaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 8

    Celebrating National Women's Day...Pageant-Style!

    Celebrating National Women's Day...Pageant-Style!
     After weeks of primping, talent and interview practice, networking, and exercise/diet routines to prepare for the Miss City Beautiful scholarship pageant, our very own legal intern, Abigail Cunnane was crowned the next Miss Central…
  • Mar 2

    Good luck Abigail! Our future Miss City Beautiful

    Good luck Abigail! Our future Miss City Beautiful
    Make sure to wish our legal intern, Abigail Cunnane, “Good luck!” next time you see her because this weekend, she will be competing in the Miss City Beautiful scholarship pageant.   The Miss City Beautiful pageant…
  • Feb 24

    What are the costs and benefits of undocumented workers?

    What are the costs and benefits of undocumented workers?
    There are several segments of America’s economy, and many people that benefit from illegal immigration. And there are some that unduly pay the cost for it. Who Benefits From Undocumented Workers? Undocumented workers…
Rank this Week: 1945