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The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

The Lien Zone is a construction law blog for Florida contractors. It includes forms, infographics, videos and articles.

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • May 31

    Fired Employee Receives Unemployment Benefit

    Fired Employee Receives Unemployment Benefit
    A tractor repair shop fires one of its mechanics. They had given him several written warnings because he wasn’t doing his job properly, yet the employee continued to make serious mistakes. For example, he once forgot to reinsert the…
  • May 24

    Complaining Can Get You Sued

    Complaining Can Get You Sued
    You may be surprised to learn that users complain on social media approximately 900 million times a year. Whether on Yelp, Facebook, or other social media platforms, folks aren’t shy about criticizing a service or product. Problem is…
  • May 17

    A Mistake You Don’t Want to Make in Your Agreement

    A Mistake You Don’t Want to Make in Your Agreement
    It is not uncommon for a company in the business of supplying concrete to use a pumper so that its concrete can get from the truck to the actual pour site. This happens most often when the concrete truck can’t... Read More The post A…
Rank this Week: 3588

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/
  • May 30

    If I File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Can I Keep My House?

    If I File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Can I Keep My House?
    There are different types of bankruptcy that serve different purposes. Chapter 7 is known as the discharge bankruptcy, while Chapter 13 is known as a reorganization bankruptcy. In either scenario there is the potential to keep your house…
  • May 28

    Can I Include My Child Support Debt in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Include My Child Support Debt in Bankruptcy?
    Those who get behind on or struggle to pay their child support might be tempted to try and file bankruptcy on the payments that they have defaulted on. While you can technically file on whatever you choose, all debt is not necessarily going…
  • May 27

    How Long Does Bankruptcy Take?

    How Long Does Bankruptcy Take?
    The time it takes for bankruptcy to be completed depends on your specific situation, but there are some common timelines that do apply. However, the time it takes for a bankruptcy case to be discharged or reorganized isn’t even the most…
Rank this Week: 3168

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • May 30

    Police: Fatigue a Factor in Fiery Disney Crash

    Police: Fatigue a Factor in Fiery Disney Crash
    A fiery car accident near Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando was reportedly caused by a fatigued driver.  The crash involved a sport utility vehicle and a bus that collided around 6 p.m. It reportedly resulted in 11 injuries,…
  • May 22

    People Texting Drivers Could be Liable for Resulting Accident

    People Texting Drivers Could be Liable for Resulting Accident
    Drivers who text, snap photos or email while they are driving could find themselves liable – and possibly charged criminally – if their distraction results in a car accident.  But what about the people with whom they are…
  • May 17

    GEICO v. Macedo – Attorney Fees in Florida Injury Lawsuit

    GEICO v. Macedo – Attorney Fees in Florida Injury Lawsuit
    If you are involved in a car accident, you may be wondering not only if you should hire an attorney, but whether you can afford one. The good news is that our Orlando car accident lawyers take cases on a contingency fee basis, which means…
Rank this Week: 4814

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer Blog

Provides information about criminal defense topics and proposed legislation in Florida.

http://yourfloridacriminalattorney.com/criminal-lawyer-blog/
  • May 29

    Adjudication Withheld | Collateral Consequence

    Adjudication Withheld | Collateral Consequence
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Florida Statute 948.01 gives the trial court discretion to “withhold adjudication” after imposition of a sentence of probation in felony cases.  You are supposedly spared…
  • Apr 30

    Restraining Order Florida Law

    Restraining Order Florida Law
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Filing a Restraining Order in Florida Florida law provides for five (5) different orders of protection against violent conduct. The five (5) different orders of protection are, 1)…
  • Apr 4

    Circumstantial Evidence

    Circumstantial Evidence
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog What is Circumstantial Evidence Evidence in a criminal trial can be either direct or circumstantial.  Circumstantial evidence is dependent upon inference, logic and/or reasoning to…
Rank this Week: 3395

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3204

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law, including information on accidents and injuries in Orlando, and the state of Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • May 27

    Currey & Company Chandelier Recall

    Currey & Company Chandelier Recall
    On Thursday, May 26th, the lighting firm known as Currey & Company issued a recall for several models in their popular crystal chandelier line. According to the recall report, the chandeliers, which Currey & Company sells exclusively…
  • May 26

    Unknown Woman Steals Pizza Delivery Car, Crashes into Home

    Unknown Woman Steals Pizza Delivery Car, Crashes into Home
    At this present moment, the authorities in Florida are still looking for a woman who is being accused of stealing a pizza delivery car from its driver on Wednesday Evening before subsequently crashing this car into a private home. According…
  • May 26

    Accident Between Car and Motorized Scooter in Palm Bay

    Accident Between Car and Motorized Scooter in Palm Bay
    On Thursday Morning, 78-year-old James William Smith was driving his personal motorized scooter through a shopping plaza in Palm Bay when he tried to cross the road near the plaza’s entrance, where Palm Bay Road and Bottlebrush Drive…
Rank this Week: 3716

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/
  • May 27

    Helping your Teen Buy a Safe Car

    Helping your Teen Buy a Safe Car
    Teenagers who have just secured their driver’s licenses inevitably want the freedom of their own car. Unfortunately, because of budget concerns, they may be choosing a much older model without some of the safety features of a modern…
  • May 25

    Visiting Miami or Southern Florida This Year? How to Stay Safe When Driving

    Visiting Miami or Southern Florida This Year? How to Stay Safe When Driving
    Each year, tens of millions of visitors come to Florida to enjoy summer in the sunshine state. If you are among them, you may be bringing your own car or renting a vehicle here. Driving in Florida has its own challenges, however, and if…
  • May 19

    Renting a Car in Southern Florida This Summer? Stay Safe

    Renting a Car in Southern Florida This Summer? Stay Safe
    If you’re traveling anywhere in southern Florida this year, you may want to try a rental car to make it easier to get around. With a rental car, you can head off on your own schedule and really explore the region. While rental cars can…
Rank this Week: 3840

Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury…

Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury Blog

Covers car accidents, slip and fall injuries, and birth injuries in Florida.

http://www.chaliklaw.com/blog/
  • May 27

    Investor pays hefty price for failing to answer slip and fall lawsuit

    Investor pays hefty price for failing to answer slip and fall lawsuit
    The Florida Supreme Court on March 17 sided with the plaintiff in reinstating a default judgement and jury award of around $1.1 million against a real estate investor who did not respond to a slip and fall lawsuit in a timely manner. Anamaria…
  • May 23

    Miami hospital has highest C-section rate in United State

    Miami hospital has highest C-section rate in United State
    Florida hospitals have among the highest cesarean section rates for low-risk pregnancies for first-time mothers in the nation. Consumer Reports analyzed C-section data reported by more than 1200 hospitals across the country. They found…
  • May 20

    Hidden slip and fall hazards of steps and stairway

    Hidden slip and fall hazards of steps and stairway
    Slip and fall accidents on stairs can cause serious injuries. Stairways come with inherent dangers that are usually not present on level surfaces. While sometimes the hazards may be obvious, in other cases they may be harder to detect.…
Rank this Week: 3325

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • May 27

    Be Safe This Memorial Day Weekend

    Be Safe This Memorial Day Weekend
    Memorial Day weekend is here and this marks the unofficial start of  summer! The three-day weekend is generally filled with family activities, parties with friends and, of course, road trips! Lots of these events involve alcohol, and…
  • May 18

    Homosassa Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident

    Homosassa Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident
    A Homosassa man died Monday morning after he lost control of his motorcycle in Floral City, according to reports. The crash happened at 9:05 a.m. on East StageCoach Trail at the intersection of South Zanmar Drive. Troopers believe the…
  • Apr 25

    Homosassa Man Killed in Hit-And-Run Crash

    Homosassa Man Killed in Hit-And-Run Crash
    A Homosassa man was killed early Sunday when he was hit by a car while walking along U.S.19. The Florida Highway Patrol believes the 22-year-old was walking along the edge of the southbound lanes of U.S.19 at 2:15 a.m. when he was hit by a…
Rank this Week: 3699

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/
  • May 25

    One Killed, One Injured In I-75 Crash

    One Killed, One Injured In I-75 Crash
    One person was killed early Thursday when a flatbed cargo truck crashed on Interstate 75 in north Tampa. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at the I-75 apex with Interstate 275 just before 5 a.m. Troopers believe the…
  • May 4

    4-Year-Old Injured in April 24 Crash In New Port Richey Die

    4-Year-Old Injured in April 24 Crash In New Port Richey Die
    A 4-year-old girl died Sunday from injuries she sustained in an April 24 crash in New Port Richey. The crash occurred at 9:45 p.m. on U.S. 19 at the intersection with Marine Parkway. According to the New Port Richey Police Department, a blue…
  • May 2

    Dade City Woman Killed in Head-On Collision

    Dade City Woman Killed in Head-On Collision
    A 48-year-old woman from Dade City was killed in a head-on crash Sunday afternoon. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the Dade City woman was driving westbound on Blanton Road approaching Country Squire Lane just before 6 p.m. at the…
Rank this Week: 3481

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2743

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

Focuses on including international arbitration, real estate investment and land development, financing, foreign investment and tax, Miami’s new zoning code (Miami 21), public-private partnerships, hospitality, and construction in Miami, Florida. By Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • May 25

    Your Data Security Thoughts and Concerns: A Survey

    Your Data Security Thoughts and Concerns: A Survey
    In conjunction with our upcoming panel event on June 3rd, The Challenges of Data Security and Privacy: Minimizing Risk Exposure and Liability, Bilzin Sumberg and Kaufman Rossin are conducting a survey to learn more about Florida business…
  • May 24

    Join Us for an Upcoming Data Security & Privacy Panel

    Join Us for an Upcoming Data Security & Privacy Panel
    On June 3, Bilzin Sumberg and Kaufman Rossin are teaming up to host the breakfast panel, “The Challenges of Data Security and Privacy: Minimizing Risk Exposure and Liability.” The event will feature a panel of experts who…
  • May 20

    Fintech and Striking a Balance Between Innovation and Consumer Protection

    Fintech and Striking a Balance Between Innovation and Consumer Protection
    A topic of discussion at eMerge this year was the disruptive effect that Fintech is having within the financial sector. Fintech, which refers to the use of new technologies in the financial services industry to improve operational and…
Rank this Week: 3632

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Donaldson & Weston PA.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 3282

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Covers elder neglect, auto accidents, and nursing home abuse. By Farah and Farah, P.A.

http://www.foryourprotection.com/
  • May 24

    Common Injuries Related to Jacksonville Slip, Trip, and Fall

    Common Injuries Related to Jacksonville Slip, Trip, and Fall
    Even the smallest slip, trip, and fall injury can leave you feeling serious pain. Think about it: when was the last time you took a tumble and wound up on the floor? You probably remember it pretty vividly. You were shopping at St. Johns Town…
  • Apr 4

    Top 3 Causes of Florida Medical Malpractice Claim

    Top 3 Causes of Florida Medical Malpractice Claim
    Medical malpractice is an injury situation caused by a health care provider failing to meet an acceptable standard of care. Legally, an "acceptable standard of care" means the actions any competent medical professional would have taken in the…
  • Feb 17

    Four Common Causes of Jacksonville Car Accident

    Four Common Causes of Jacksonville Car Accident
    Statistically, Florida is one of the most dangerous states to drive in. The National Safety Council (NSC) reported nearly 1,500 car accident-related deaths across the state from January to June 2015. This makes Florida one of only three…
Rank this Week: 3767

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jo Ann Hoffman & Associates, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneysblawg.com/
  • May 24

    Injured Workers Right to Hire a Workers Compensation Attorney Restored by the First DCA

    Injured Workers Right to Hire a Workers Compensation Attorney Restored by the First DCA
    In Miles vs. City of Edgewater Police, 1D15-0165 the First District Court of Appeal declared Florida Statutes 440.105(3)(c) and 440.34 unconstitutional because they infringe on the Claimant’s right to contract to pay attorney’s…
  • May 10

    Beware of ExParte Communications between a Nurse Case Manager and a Physician

    Beware of ExParte Communications between a Nurse Case Manager and a Physician
    Are ex parte communications between a nurse case manager and a physician permissible?  The answer to this question truly depends on whether the nurse case manager is a qualified rehabilitative provider performing a reemployment…
  • Apr 28

    A BIG WIN FOR THE INJURED WORKERS!

    A BIG WIN FOR THE INJURED WORKERS!
    Today the Florida Supreme Court in the case of Castellanos v Next Door Company SC 13-2082 declared Florida Statute 440.34 unconstitutional as it denied right to the courts.  This is a victory for the injured workers as the attorneys can…
Rank this Week: 3370

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

By Matthew Sarelson & John Leighton.

http://www.resortinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Zip Lines Are Often a Fast Track to Injury and Death

    Zip Lines Are Often a Fast Track to Injury and Death
    A recent spate of zip line deaths has renewed calls for a review of safety procedures and operational issues related to zip line recreation. Yesterday a 55 year-old woman was killed from blunt force injuries sustained while zip lining in…
  • Feb 4

    Ten Tips to Avoid a Deadly Vacation: Surviving Resorts, Cruise Ships and Hotels is No Accident

    Ten Tips to Avoid a Deadly Vacation: Surviving Resorts, Cruise Ships and Hotels is No Accident
    Vacations can be the greatest of times...or can leave tourists injured or killed. Resorts, cruise ships and hotels present a range of hazards to even the most seasoned travelers. As an experienced resort and vacation injury lawyer, John…
  • Oct 7

    Our Client Loses a Child...16 Year-Old Murderer Gets Life Without Parole: Who Wins?

    Our Client Loses a Child...16 Year-Old Murderer Gets Life Without Parole: Who Wins?
    Yesterday the murderer of our client's son was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Eric Ellington shot Julian Soler numerous times while in the process of carjacking Julian and his friend Kennia Duran at a gas station. Neither of…
Rank this Week: 3980

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cohn & Smith, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • May 24

    Plaintiffs Receive Favorable Ruling in Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Alcohol Provider

    Plaintiffs Receive Favorable Ruling in Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Alcohol Provider
    A group of wrongful death plaintiffs received a favorable ruling in an opinion recently released by the Massachusetts Supreme Court in a DUI accident case. The court upheld a district court ruling allowing the plaintiffs’…
  • May 19

    Florida Boating Accidents on the Rise

    Florida Boating Accidents on the Rise
    With thousands of miles of beautiful coastline and hundreds of lakes and rivers, Florida is a popular destination for water lovers. However, with so many people on Florida beaches and in Florida’s lakes and rivers, there are bound to be…
  • May 11

    Settlement Reached in Tragic 2015 Truck Accident that Claimed Five Live

    Settlement Reached in Tragic 2015 Truck Accident that Claimed Five Live
    Earlier last month, four of the five families who lost loved ones in a truck accident entered into and accepted settlement negotiations with the employer of the truck driver who was determined to be at fault in the accident. According to a…
Rank this Week: 3403

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, medical malpractice and workers compensation. By Lawrence Law Group.

http://www.jacksonvilleinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • May 24

    Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration Releases Nursing Home Survey Finding

    Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration Releases Nursing Home Survey Finding
    The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration regulates nursing homes throughout the state.  As part of this process, every six months, the agency releases its survey findings and this month it released its inspection ratings for the…
  • May 11

    Enough is Enough: Seven Motorcycle Accident Deaths in Jacksonville in the Last Ten Day

    Enough is Enough: Seven Motorcycle Accident Deaths in Jacksonville in the Last Ten Day
    The greater Jacksonville area has had a rash of tragic motorcycle accidents causing fatalities during the last ten days.  Four of these accidents involved a vehicle that failed to yield to the motorcyclist when making a left turn.…
  • Feb 3

    More Problems at the Harts Harbor Nursing Home in North Jacksonville

    More Problems at the Harts Harbor Nursing Home in North Jacksonville
    A Jacksonville nursing home that our firm has sued on two occasions for causing the death of elderly residents has made the news for another death. As reported by Jacksonville’s Channel Four News , a resident at the Harts Harbor…
Rank this Week: 3761

Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury law in Florida. By The Madalon Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.floridainjuryattorney-blog.com/
  • May 23

    Joseph Madalon is Selected as a Member of the Nation’s Top One Percent

    Joseph Madalon is Selected as a Member of the Nation’s Top One Percent
      Joseph Madalon, of Madalon Law, has been selected to the 2016 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.  Joseph was also selected to be in the Top One Percent in…
  • Sep 22

    Accident Attorneys: Bar and Nightclub Fights and Injurie

    Accident Attorneys: Bar and Nightclub Fights and Injurie
    South Florida is known for its nightlife.  From South Beach, Coconut Grove and Downtown Miami, to Las Olas, City Place and Clematis; there always seems to be something to do.  In many Florida nightclubs and bars – especially…
  • Jan 21

    Horse Riding Accidents: Understanding Equestrian Accident Law

    Horse Riding Accidents: Understanding Equestrian Accident Law
    Horses are large and often unpredictable animals, and equestrian activities involve inherent risks. There may be variable ground surface and subsurface conditions; collisions with other horses or stationary objects; negligent behaviors or…
Rank this Week: 3506

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/insights-news/
  • May 23

    Workplace Investigations: Common Mistakes to Avoid

    Workplace Investigations: Common Mistakes to Avoid
    When an employee lodges an internal complaint of discrimination or harassment, the employer has a legal obligation to investigate. In order to conduct an effective investigation, it is critical that all managers, supervisors and human…
  • Apr 15

    H. Scott Johnson, Jr. Selected as a 2016 Top Rated Lawyer in the American Lawyer

    H. Scott Johnson, Jr. Selected as a 2016 Top Rated Lawyer in the American Lawyer
    PCT Law Group, PLLC is pleased to announce that American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell® have selected Managing Partner, H. Scott Johnson, Jr., as a “Top Rated Business Attorney” for 2016. This recognition…
  • Mar 22

    EEOC Proposed Pay Equality Changes to the EEO-1 Report

    EEOC Proposed Pay Equality Changes to the EEO-1 Report
    Earlier this year, the EEOC announced a proposed revision to the existing Employer Information Report – commonly known as the EEO-1 Report. EEOC’s announcement was made in conjunction with the White House commemoration of the 7th…
Rank this Week: 3581

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • May 23

    Bankruptcy and Divorce

    Bankruptcy and Divorce
    Financial problems are often a complication that may have added to the stressful causes of a divorce. Divorcing couples who are deeply in debt may wonder whether they should file for bankruptcy before or after they dissolve their marriage.…
  • May 21

    Grounds for Divorce in Florida

    Grounds for Divorce in Florida
    In Florida, as in other states, state law provides for dissolution of marriage between couples. In order to be granted a divorce, the marriage must have suffered an “irretrievable breakdown” or there must be incapacity of one of the…
  • May 19

    Florida Divorce Modifications – How to Make Changes After a Divorce

    Florida Divorce Modifications – How to Make Changes After a Divorce
    Divorce can be a difficult process for families to go through. And, of course, there are many issues to review and resolve – many of which involve child custody and visitation. The finalized divorce will provide a court order that…
Rank this Week: 3405

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • May 23

    Recall of Certain Children’s Bike Helmets Announced

    Recall of Certain Children’s Bike Helmets Announced
    Biking is a popular pastime particularly in the warm weather months, and parents often take their young children along for the ride even before they are able to peddle on their own.  A properly fitted infant bike helmet can help to…
  • May 9

    Could A Product Safe Enough for Babies Cause Cancer?

    Could A Product Safe Enough for Babies Cause Cancer?
    Manufacturing giant, Johnson & Johnson has lost another lawsuit – the second in three months – over the safety of one of its most popular products, baby powder. According to recent reports, the New Jersey-based company was…
  • Apr 25

    Are Counterfeit Products Putting You At Risk?

    Are Counterfeit Products Putting You At Risk?
    The next time you see an item for sale at a price too good to be true, consider the ramifications before you buy. Chances are the product is a knockoff of the original design and not only could you be exchanging quality for savings, but you…
Rank this Week: 3906

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3247

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers boating, cruise ship, jet ski and recreational watercraft accidents and crimes. By Gerson & Schwartz P.A.

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
  • May 20

    Gastrointestinal Outbreak on Ocean Princess Cruise Ship

    Gastrointestinal Outbreak on Ocean Princess Cruise Ship
    Cases of gastrointestinal illness (“GI”) have grown to become a serious problem for various cruise lines. The cases are growing in number. Today, there are several cruise lines that are specifically required to report the total…
  • May 13

    The Common Occurrence of Sexual Assault on Cruise Ship

    The Common Occurrence of Sexual Assault on Cruise Ship
    Sexual assaults on cruises are, unfortunately, not an uncommon occurrence. The facts are quite scary. One major cruise line recently indicated that there were 173 sexual assaults or rapes reported on their ships during a five-year period. To…
  • May 6

    Cruise Ship Homicide

    Cruise Ship Homicide
    Recently, a Carnival Liberty cruise ship returned to a port in South Florida following a tragedy at sea. The unconscious body of a passenger, 36 years of age, was found aboard the cruise ship. The passenger, once found, received immediate…
Rank this Week: 3573

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/
  • May 20

    DEPARTMENT OF LABOR EXPANDS OVERTIME COVERAGE

    DEPARTMENT OF LABOR EXPANDS OVERTIME COVERAGE
    On May 16, 2016, as we expected, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued its Overtime Final Rule expanding overtime coverage to an additional 4.2 million employees. Summary of the Final Rule: Standard salary level:…
  • May 18

    EEOC WEIGHS IN ON TRANSGENDER BATHROOMS IN THE WORKPLACE

    EEOC WEIGHS IN ON TRANSGENDER BATHROOMS IN THE WORKPLACE
    Over the past several months, there has been a flurry of media coverage surrounding transgender restroom access being provided by many large businesses.  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has now taken the…
  • May 13

    Expanded Overtime Coverage is Almost Here

    Expanded Overtime Coverage is Almost Here
    We have blogged several times in recent months on the expected changes the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) plans to implement concerning overtime coverage.  Based on early reports, the proposed rules and regulations…
Rank this Week: 3234

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

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

    Understanding the Dischargeability of Student Loans in Bankruptcy

    Understanding the Dischargeability of Student Loans in Bankruptcy
    When signing up for a college education, far too many students don’t give their educational loans a second thought. After they graduate with an average of $35,000 in student loan debt per person (as of 2015), however, it starts to…
  • May 10

    5 Common Issues that May Turn Up During a Title Search

    5 Common Issues that May Turn Up During a Title Search
    The process of purchasing a home can be quite complicated, but one step that many people really don’t understand is the title search. While it may appear that it is a waste of time and money, nothing could be further from the truth.…
  • Apr 22

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property
    Anyone who has ever served as a landlord likely understands that renting out property is rarely a walk in the park. Landlords often get a bad reputation due to a select few who take advantage of their perceived position of power over their…
Rank this Week: 3010

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure law.

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

    Understanding the Dischargeability of Student Loans in Bankruptcy

    Understanding the Dischargeability of Student Loans in Bankruptcy
    When signing up for a college education, far too many students don’t give their educational loans a second thought. After they graduate with an average of $35,000 in student loan debt per person (as of 2015), however, it starts to…
  • May 10

    5 Common Issues that May Turn Up During a Title Search

    5 Common Issues that May Turn Up During a Title Search
    The process of purchasing a home can be quite complicated, but one step that many people really don’t understand is the title search. While it may appear that it is a waste of time and money, nothing could be further from the truth.…
  • Apr 22

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property
    Anyone who has ever served as a landlord likely understands that renting out property is rarely a walk in the park. Landlords often get a bad reputation due to a select few who take advantage of their perceived position of power over their…
Rank this Week: 2713

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

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

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

    Construction Contractors: Happy Clients are the Least Risky Client

    Construction Contractors: Happy Clients are the Least Risky Client
    Our law firm works hard to keep construction contractors well-informed of the various steps they can take to mitigate the numerous legal risks inherent in the construction process. On this blog we often write about the contracts and other…
  • Apr 22

    Construction Field Documentation Necessitie

    Construction Field Documentation Necessitie
    If you work in construction, there is no doubt that you probably have a massive workload. And no matter your profession, no one likes to exacerbate their workload with extra paperwork. However, when it comes to construction contracting,…
  • Mar 23

    Understanding Florida Construction Accident Liability

    Understanding Florida Construction Accident Liability
    Construction work tends to be one of the most dangerous forms of work for employees in the US, and as an employer, you are ultimately responsible for the health and safety of your workers. The nature of unfinished construction—such as…
Rank this Week: 3233

Southwest Florida Employment Law…

Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.swflemploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4663

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • May 19

    Spinal Cord Injuries in Florida

    Spinal Cord Injuries in Florida
    A spinal cord injury can affect every aspect of an individual’s life. On top of the physical pain and discomfort, spinal cord injuries can cost a great deal of money to treat. This can become extremely burdensome for individuals…
  • May 19

    Florida Restaurant Did Not Have Duty to Stop Drunk Driver from Getting Behind the Wheel

    Florida Restaurant Did Not Have Duty to Stop Drunk Driver from Getting Behind the Wheel
    Drunk driving accidents can have devastating consequences for everyone involved. In drunk driver crashes, however, accountability is not always clear. In some states, bars and establishments that serve the at-fault driver alcohol may be…
  • May 19

    Cyber-Bullying and Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress (IIED)

    Cyber-Bullying and Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress (IIED)
    The law often takes some time catching up to technology. Cyber-bullying has existed since people could communicate through the Internet, but now many states have laws protecting against this type of behavior. If you or someone close to you…
Rank this Week: 3180

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

http://www.maritimeinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3942

Injury Law Palm Beach

Injury Law Palm Beach

Covers legal issues related to personal injury, car accidents, assault claims and more. By Brian D. Guralnick

http://www.injurylawpalmbeach.com/blog/
  • May 17

    Can Car Passengers Obtain Compensation after an Accident?

    Can Car Passengers Obtain Compensation after an Accident?
    As a passenger in a vehicle involved in a collision, you have the same rights as a driver. If another party – whether a negligent driver, a vehicle manufacturer, a trucking company, or someone else – is responsible for the…
  • May 10

    Understanding Whiplash Injurie

    Understanding Whiplash Injurie
    Whiplash is a common accident-related injury suffered by hundreds of thousands of individuals in Florida and across the United States each year. While TV shows and movies often suggest that whiplash is a “made up” injury people…
  • May 5

    Five Tips for Staying Safe on South Florida’s Busy Roads this Spring

    Five Tips for Staying Safe on South Florida’s Busy Roads this Spring
    As Spring gets into full swing, Florida’s roads are getting busier. In 2015, March and April were among the worst months of the year in terms of the number of vehicle collisions. Even if you are just on your daily commute or making a…
Rank this Week: 3694

US Criminal Law Blog

US Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.uscriminallawblog.com/
  • May 16

    Judge in Florida v. Gaiter: Florida Death Penalty is Unconstitutional

    Judge in Florida v. Gaiter: Florida Death Penalty is Unconstitutional
    Florida’s new death penalty law is unconstitutional, ruled a Miami-Dade judge recently, because jurors aren’t required to agree unanimously on the execution. The decision in Florida v. Gaiter is the just the latest in…
  • Apr 26

    Tech Companies Fight Strong-Arm Tactics for Your Data

    Tech Companies Fight Strong-Arm Tactics for Your Data
    In this age of digital technology, it’s rare to find someone without a Smartphone. According to the Ericsson Mobility Report, it’s estimated that in four years, 70 percent of the global population will use smartphones. That…
  • Mar 14

    DUI conviction leads to 32-year sentence for Florida man

    DUI conviction leads to 32-year sentence for Florida man
    The crime of Driving Under the Influence, commonly referred to as DUI or DWI, can have very serious consequences. Many times, DUI offenders have never been arrested before and their mistake may have led them to their first brush with law…
Rank this Week: 3324

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: 3130

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • May 16

    Injunction to Protect Child

    Injunction to Protect Child
    An injunction (or protective order) can be a good way for there to be an immediate response when children need to be protected from any person, including a parent.  Many times, injunctions will come after the police and the Department of…
  • May 2

    Co-Parenting Tip: Attitude is Everything

    Co-Parenting Tip: Attitude is Everything
    Much that happens in life depends on the attitude that we have about things. Co-parenting and raising children properly after divorce or a relationship with the other parent has ended is no exception.   Having the right attitude is…
  • Apr 29

    Child Support in Florida

    Child Support in Florida
    Child support is a major issue in family law. Child support is part of divorce cases and paternity cases. Even dependency cases can have child support issues involved. As a Jacksonville child support lawyer, I have handled many cases…
Rank this Week: 4448

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys…

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida motor vehicle accidents, personal injury laws and wrongful death claims. By Jason Turchin.

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • May 14

    Recalled 2016 and 2017 Suburu Legacy and Outback Cars Could Lose Control

    Recalled 2016 and 2017 Suburu Legacy and Outback Cars Could Lose Control
    A recent CBS News report revealed that Suburu is recalling certain 2016 and 2017 Legacy and Outback vehicles over concerns that the steering could fail and they could lose control. According to the report, Suburu advises owners not to…
  • Mar 22

    Takata Airbag Explosions Continue To Injure Honda Drivers Despite Recall

    Takata Airbag Explosions Continue To Injure Honda Drivers Despite Recall
    Just two weeks ago, a Fort Lauderdale man broke his jaw when the Takata airbag console in his 2001 Honda Accord literally exploded, detached from the steering wheel, and struck him in the face. My law firm has been retained to represent…
  • Jan 10

    Popular Department Stores Openly Sell Possible Pressure Cooker Bomb

    Popular Department Stores Openly Sell Possible Pressure Cooker Bomb
    January 10, 2016 (FORT LAUDERDALE, FL) – Several department stores are reportedly continuing to sell allegedly faulty pressure cookers which can explode during use, causing extensive property damage and burn injuries. Despite increasing…
Rank this Week: 4073

Florida Construction Law Update

Florida Construction Law Update

Covers Florida construction law legislation, case law, trends and issues. By Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.

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

    Complex Business Litigation Court Upholds Design Professional’s Duty Defense under AR Moyer, Post-Tiara

    Complex Business Litigation Court Upholds Design Professional’s Duty Defense under AR Moyer, Post-Tiara
    David Salazar, Esq., a partner in Cole, Scott & Kissane’s (“CSK’s”) Construction Group, recently filed and argued a Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings (the “Motion”) on behalf of a threshold inspector…
  • May 10

    CSK Construction Group Prevails in Another Jury Trial

    CSK Construction Group Prevails in Another Jury Trial
    Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. (“CSK”), is pleased to announce another significant win after a three and one-half week jury trial in Key West, Florida, where George Truitt, Esq., and Daniel Levin, Esq., defended a general…
  • May 4

    Federal Court Recently Finds No Coverage Under “Your Work” Exclusion

    Federal Court Recently Finds No Coverage Under “Your Work” Exclusion
    The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently rendered a decision in Auto-Owners Insurance Company v. Elite Homes, Inc.[1] addressing the duty to defend when a “your work” exclusion exists in…
Rank this Week: 2747

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • May 13

    Tenth Amendment and Nursing Equals The Most Respected Profession

    Tenth Amendment and Nursing Equals The Most Respected Profession
    The United States Constitution has many 21st century impacts on our daily lives that are almost never thought about.  At a time of growing federal regulation of our lives, there remain areas of life where the 10th Amendment, reserving…
  • May 13

    ADDA ELDRIDGE: FOUNDING MOTHER OF ILLINOIS PROFESSIONAL NURSING

    ADDA ELDRIDGE: FOUNDING MOTHER OF ILLINOIS PROFESSIONAL NURSING
    The story of Adda Eldredge, Founding Mother of Illinois Professional Nursing does not include battlefields or the hospitals near them, like the stories of Florence Nightingale, Dorothea Dix or Mary Ann Bickerdyke.  Her work to…
  • May 11

    Mother Bickerdyke: A Nurse Among General

    Mother Bickerdyke: A Nurse Among General
    During the early 1860’s Florence Nightingale was getting the world’s first professional nursing school started in London. In the United States, in 1861, Dorothea Dix was appointed Superintendent of the Union Nurses serving in the…
Rank this Week: 2810

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • May 12

    Slip and Falls On Cruise Ships Still Most Common Accident, Injury

    Slip and Falls On Cruise Ships Still Most Common Accident, Injury
    Accidents happen on cruise ships… It’s unfortunate, but there are dozens of ways that passengers can — and are — injured while taking a cruise vacation. We’ve spoken with passengers who were hit in the head with…
  • Feb 26

    Will Reckless Decisions Sink Royal Caribbean After Storm Cruise?

    Will Reckless Decisions Sink Royal Caribbean After Storm Cruise?
    Can it seriously be argued that Royal Caribbean exercised a “high care” when it sailed 4,500 passengers, including the elderly and children, into a winter storm forecast to bash the ship with hurricane strength winds and waves…
  • Feb 25

    First Lawsuit Filed Against Royal Caribbean, Anthem of the Seas, Storm Cruise

    First Lawsuit Filed Against Royal Caribbean, Anthem of the Seas, Storm Cruise
    News agencies are reporting that the first lawsuit was filed against Royal Caribbean over the decision to sail the Anthem of the Seas cruise ship during an early February 2016 storm. Lawsuit alleges company was negligent in letting ship sail…
Rank this Week: 3143

Employee Benefits Law Report

Employee Benefits Law Report

Covers legal developments and trends affecting employee benefits. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

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

    Final fiduciary rule creates implications for plan sponsors and financial adviser

    Final fiduciary rule creates implications for plan sponsors and financial adviser
    After a drawn out and controversial regulatory review process, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) on April 6, 2016, issued final guidance that expands the definition of a “fiduciary” under the Employee Retirement Income…
  • Mar 10

    U.S. Supreme Court invalidates Vermont health care reporting law Under ERISA preemption doctrine

    U.S. Supreme Court invalidates Vermont health care reporting law Under ERISA preemption doctrine
    The United States Supreme Court ruled on March 1, 2016 in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company that a Vermont state statute that requires health care plans to file informational report with the state is preempted by ERISA to the…
  • Jan 14

    IRS previews qualified plan determination letter changes in new guidance

    IRS previews qualified plan determination letter changes in new guidance
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance on Jan. 4, 2016, that clarifies certain implications of its previously announced changes to the employee plans determination letter program. These clarifications, announced in Notice 2016-03…
Rank this Week: 3008

South Florida Car Accident Law…

South Florida Car Accident Law Blog

Covers car accident liability and lawsuits. By Anidjar & Levine.

http://www.southfloridacaraccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2900

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

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

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
  • May 8

    Miami Medicare Fraud Ring Busted By FBI: Many Suspects arrested, Some Flee to Cuba

    Miami Medicare Fraud Ring Busted By FBI: Many Suspects arrested, Some Flee to Cuba
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On April 28, 2016, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) arrested 21 suspects on charges of operating Miami-Dade pharmacies as…
  • Apr 6

    New Jersey Pharmacy Agrees to Pay $1.9 Millions to Settle Allegations of Medicaid Overbilling

    New Jersey Pharmacy Agrees to Pay $1.9 Millions to Settle Allegations of Medicaid Overbilling
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law A pharmacy in New Jersey, Cross Roads Pharmacy, agreed to pay over $1.9 million to resolve allegations of its overbillling the Medicaid Program.…
  • Jan 20

    Miami Medicare Fraud Fugitive Returns After Hiding in Cuba

    Miami Medicare Fraud Fugitive Returns After Hiding in Cuba
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On Friday, a Miami pharmacy owner charged in a Medicare fraud scheme, surrendered to U.S. authorities after hiding in Cuba for over two ……
Rank this Week: 3242

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • May 8

    Florida’s Historic Softening of 10 20 Life Law

    Florida’s Historic Softening of 10 20 Life Law
    Beginning July 1, a change will come to the “10-20-Life” mandatory minimum firearm law passed in 1999 during the first Gov. Jeb Bush administration in the wake of out-of-control violent crime statistics. The law currently mandates…
  • Apr 23

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship
    Most people still believe that this thing called “love” is a mysterious occurrence which happens, like a lightning bolt, out of the blue, with no rhyme or reason. Or, perhaps we want to believe in the mysterious nature of love and…
  • Apr 14

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida
    Breathe easy you Florida couples who until a week ago lived together illegally while unwed. You will not be facing up 60 days in the county clink and a $500 fine on a second-degree misdemeanor charge for co-habitation while not married. A…
Rank this Week: 3239

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • May 5

    Cinco de Mayo DUI: What To Do If You Were Arrested in Florida

    Cinco de Mayo DUI: What To Do If You Were Arrested in Florida
    Cinco de Mayo is viewed as an American drinking holiday, just like St. Patrick’s Day, New Year’s Eve and Halloween. On the fifth of May, there is usually a rise in DUI arrests due to local law enforcement officers cracking down on…
  • Apr 18

    Disney Star Debby Ryan Charged with DUI

    Disney Star Debby Ryan Charged with DUI
    Debby Ryan, star of the Disney Channel show “Jessie,” was recently arrested for DUI.   According to reports, the arrest happened sometime last week, when Ryan was driving around in Los Angeles. She allegedly hit a Mercedes…
  • Apr 4

    Retired Soccer Star Charged with DUI in Oregon

    Retired Soccer Star Charged with DUI in Oregon
    Soccer star Abby Wambach was arrested early Sunday on a DUI charge in Portland, Oregon. Portland police claim Wambach, 35, was pulled over at 11:05 p.m. local time Saturday after failing to stop for a red light. She was arrested after…
Rank this Week: 4261

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • May 3

    Petit Theft and its Collateral Consequences…

    Petit Theft and its Collateral Consequences…
    It was only $23 worth of merchandise. The very charge has the word “petit” in it. Why is this a big deal? The State as offered an adjudication of guilt and nominal court costs, shouldn’t I just accept that and walk away? Not…
  • Dec 21

    Darth Vader Indicted in Middle District of Florida

    Darth Vader Indicted in Middle District of Florida
    Darth Vader of Death Star, Space, 45 years old, was indicted last week in the Middle District of Florida for allegedly violating the RICO act, Conspiracy, Committing Acts of Terrorism Transcending National Boundaries, Murder, loitering and…
  • Sep 23

    Tampa Area Woman Charged With Domestic Battery For Grabbing Husband’s Genital

    Tampa Area Woman Charged With Domestic Battery For Grabbing Husband’s Genital
    Ah, the wonderful world of divorce and the precipitating domestic violence allegations that often accompany it. While not an uncommon crime, allegations occurring 6,834 times in Pinellas County last year and 6,387 times in Hillsborough County…
Rank this Week: 3289