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Tampa Bay Employment Law

Tampa Bay Employment Law

Covers labor and employment law developments in the Tampa Bay area and across the State of Florida. By Kwall, Showers & Barack, P.A.

http://tampabayemploymentlaw.com
Rank this Week: 2921

Edwards Elder Law, P.A. Blog

Edwards Elder Law, P.A. Blog

Covers assisted living, elder law, estate planning, and long term care.

http://www.edwardselderlaw.com/blog/
  • May 12

    An Assisted Living Community Is Not The Same Thing As A Nursing Home

    An Assisted Living Community Is Not The Same Thing As A Nursing Home
    Many of my clients are unfamiliar with the concept of assisted living communities.  In their minds the choices if they can no longer live independently at home are to move in with one of their adult children or to be … Continue…
  • Apr 28

    The Cottage Is Another Option For Aging in Place

    The Cottage Is Another Option For Aging in Place
    Many times when it becomes apparent that mom or dad can’t safely live along any longer, the first reaction is for the family to consider having mom or dad move in with an adult child.  This is a supportive and … Continue…
  • Apr 14

    Technology Is Becoming A Crucial Resource For Aging In Place

    Technology Is Becoming A Crucial Resource For Aging In Place
    As more and more of us express a desire to remain in our homes as we age, technology is responding with a variety of new ways to keep us safe. For instance, sensors can be placed on appliances such as … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 2754

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: 2423

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Covers sexual assaults, injuries, passenger disappearances and wrongful death aboard cruise ships. By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.cruiseshiplawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 19

    Female cruise passenger raped and beaten by Cruise Ship employee

    Female cruise passenger raped and beaten by Cruise Ship employee
    During a Valentine's Day Cruise on the Holland America Line cruise ship "MS Nieuw Amsterdam", cruise employee, Ketut Pujayasa, 28, who is an Indonesian citizen, savagely raped, beat and attempted to kill an innocent 31-year-old female cruise…
  • Feb 4

    Third fatal drowning on a Cruise Ship in the last year

    Third fatal drowning on a Cruise Ship in the last year
    Yesterday, a four year-old and a six year old child were discovered unresponsive in a pool aboard the Norwegian Breakaway said Petty Officer Adam Sansoucie of the U.S. Coast Guard in North Carolina. To date, very few details were released by…
  • Jan 27

    Crime remains greatest concern for Cruise Ship Industry

    Crime remains greatest concern for Cruise Ship Industry
    Since 2010 and the passage of the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act, the cruise industry has a duty to report 8 crimes to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. They include: Homicide, suspicious death, missing U.S. National, kidnapping,…
Rank this Week: 2645

Miami Real Estate Attorney Blog

Miami Real Estate Attorney Blog

Covers foreclosures, loan modifications and short sales. By Alvarez & Barbara, LLP.

http://www.miamirealestateattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2881

Florida Bankruptcy News and…

Florida Bankruptcy News and Current Events

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

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

    Who Can Object to the Discharge of Your Debt?

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

    Who Can Object to the Discharge of Your Debt?

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

    Florida Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 Can Strip Second Mortgage

    Florida Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 Can Strip Second Mortgage
    Usually reserved for other bankruptcy filings only, a court decision out of Florida has determined that homeowners who are underwater on their mortgages can strip off their second mortgages through Chapter 7. This comes as good news for the…
Rank this Week: 2565

I Do Not Want to Be Your Lawyer

I Do Not Want to Be Your Lawyer

Free legal advice for personal injury plaintiffs from a lawyer who does not want to represent you.

http://www.idonotwanttobeyourlawyer.com/
  • Sep 21

    Paying Back Medicare After a Lawsuit

    Paying Back Medicare After a Lawsuit
    Medicare recipients who file personal injury lawsuits need to be aware that by law they will have to pay Medicare back from their judgment or settlement. Unlike cases where private health insurers seek repayment, cases involving Medicare…
  • Aug 26

    Suing an Attorney for Malpractice is Harder Than You Think

    Suing an Attorney for Malpractice is Harder Than You Think
    Legal malpractice cases are particularly difficult and expensive to pursue. Aside from the inherent difficulty in finding an attorney who accepts legal malpractice cases, the plaintiff essentially needs to prove two cases in order to win: (1)…
  • Aug 22

    Lawyer Win/Loss Records — Why You Can’t Find Them

    Lawyer Win/Loss Records — Why You Can’t Find Them
    I’ve been asked on more than one occasion where plaintiffs can look up the win/loss records of lawyers. Usually this is in conjunction with them initially hiring a lawyer or thinking of switching lawyers, the thought being that this…
Rank this Week: 2552

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: 2554

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 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 →
  • Jul 1

    Don’t Believe Every Tweet You Read

    Don’t Believe Every Tweet You Read
    Because of some erroneous Tweeting going on in the Twitterverse, I keep receiving the following two recurring questions regarding George Zimmerman’s case: Is Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child an available lesser offense; and Does the…
Rank this Week: 2829

Tampa Attorney Gives Law Updates

Tampa Attorney Gives Law Updates

Covers Florida judicial decisions and jury verdicts. By Joe Caimano.

http://yourtampalawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 8

    TAMPA TOWING COMPANY CLEARED OF ACCUSATIONS OF ILLEGALLY SCRAPPING CARS!!

    TAMPA TOWING COMPANY CLEARED OF ACCUSATIONS OF ILLEGALLY SCRAPPING CARS!!
    TAMPA, FL.On August 8, 2008 Detectives from the Tampa Police Department called a press conference celebrating the arrests of several Elite Tow Company owners. The Tampa Police detectives accused AMZ Towing owner Oswaldo Viera (44 years old…
  • Feb 13

    Three Miami Officers Indicted for Lying in Federal Court

    Three Miami Officers Indicted for Lying in Federal Court
    MIAMI (AP) -- Three Miami-Dade police officers have been charged with lying in federal court.Two of the officers -- 37-year-old Alkibiades Dodge and 33-year-old Waell Majed Farraj -- were released from custody on bail Friday. The third…
  • Jan 23

    Judge Vacates Tampa Man's Life Sentence

    Judge Vacates Tampa Man's Life Sentence
    On March 11, 2005 Jamar J. Green was sentenced to serve LIFE in prison for a drug trafficking charge. After years of appeals and post-conviction motions, an appeals court ruled that the jury's verdict of guilty as to "Armed Trafficking in…
Rank this Week: 2783

Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog

Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://miamibankruptcylawblog.com
Rank this Week: 2816

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

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

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
Rank this Week: 3201

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    South Florida Report: 3 Killed, 4 Injured in 5-Car Chain Reaction Crash

    South Florida Report: 3 Killed, 4 Injured in 5-Car Chain Reaction Crash
    A roaming black bear was reportedly the catalyst for a five-car crash resulting in the death of three good Samaritans and injuries to four others. Authorities report a group of duck hunters from Miami-Dade stopped to help a motorist whose…
  • Dec 15

    Giles v. Eagle Farms, Inc. – Intoxication as Bar to Recovery in On-the-Job Crash

    Giles v. Eagle Farms, Inc. – Intoxication as Bar to Recovery in On-the-Job Crash
    Drunk drivers cause nearly one-third of all traffic fatalities nationally, or about 10,000 people each year. It’s surprising this figure isn’t higher when you consider research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
  • Dec 6

    TEI v. Cruz – Florida Highway Guardrail Danger Highlighted

    TEI v. Cruz – Florida Highway Guardrail Danger Highlighted
    Most people give little thought to the guardrails that line countless highways throughout Florida and across the U.S. The purpose of these devices is to deflect vehicle occupants from careening into opposite lanes of traffic, off dangerous…
Rank this Week: 3224

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law. By the Law Office of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3715

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 17

    Wisconsin Doesn't Allow Companies to "Go for Two"

    Wisconsin Doesn't Allow Companies to "Go for Two"
    In early 2014 I wrote an article that explores a way in which many state and local tax "SALT" professionals advise their clients to save on state and local tax. The issue is a common one for real property improvement contractors. …
  • Dec 2

    Motor Fuel Tax - Another Example of A "Gotcha" Transaction Tax

    Motor Fuel Tax - Another Example of A "Gotcha" Transaction Tax
    Many state and local tax ("SALT") practitioners often refer to state and local transaction taxes as "gotcha" taxes. Over ambitious state agencies seek to extort money from businesses all the time by using fire first, ask question later type…
  • Nov 20

    Flower Company Sniffs Out Unfair Florida Tax

    Flower Company Sniffs Out Unfair Florida Tax
    Anytime I need a gift for just about any reason, 1-800 Flowers or Flowers.com, is where I turn to first. The online retailers make it incredibly easy for someone who needs as much help as I normally do to send gifts to others. I can just go…
Rank this Week: 3566

Florida Foreclosure Defense…

Florida Foreclosure Defense Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Jason Weaver P.A.

http://www.floridaforeclosuredefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 16

    Defending Medical Bill Collections: There Are Option

    Defending Medical Bill Collections: There Are Option
    So let’s make a deal. I’ll paint your house for you. But I’m not going to tell you what I’m charging. When I’m done, I’ll give you a bill. It could be $10, $100, or $10,000. Anything I choose. But…
  • Dec 12

    New Debt Collection Scam Shows Harassment Still Going Strong in Industry

    New Debt Collection Scam Shows Harassment Still Going Strong in Industry
    I often try to educate people about the difference between “real” debt collectors, and scam artists that are posing as debt collectors, but really have no connection to your debts. I often tell clients that a surefire way to tell…
  • Dec 10

    Our New Article on Debt Collection is on WPLG Local 10 Miami’s Site

    Our New Article on Debt Collection is on WPLG Local 10 Miami’s Site
    Just wanted to drop a word that my piece, “What Consumers Should Know About Debt Collections,” is published on Local 10 WPLG’s website. Channel 10 is starting to ramp up their consumer awareness with a series of consumer…
Rank this Week: 2961

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    More Developments for Same-sex Marriage (and Divorce) in Florida

    More Developments for Same-sex Marriage (and Divorce) in Florida
    This past summer, a Broward County judge ruled to strike down Florida’s same-sex marriage ban by issuing a decision to allow two women (legally married outside of Florida) to divorce within our state. This decision meant that Florida…
  • Dec 2

    Actor Wins Parental Rights to his Son after Two-year Battle

    Actor Wins Parental Rights to his Son after Two-year Battle
    Just because you are not married to the mother of your child does not mean that you do not wish to play a role in your child’s life. Unfortunately, in order to legally gain parental rights, you must take certain steps under the law in…
  • Nov 25

    Getting through the Holidays with Divorce

    Getting through the Holidays with Divorce
    Divorce is an emotionally difficult process for many people. As you approach the holiday season, the pain and flux of divorce is often magnified exponentially. The following are some tips for separated or divorcing individuals to get through…
Rank this Week: 3156

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 12

    Wrong Way Driving Accidents Major Problem in Tampa Bay Area

    Wrong Way Driving Accidents Major Problem in Tampa Bay Area
    The number of wrong way driving accidents has been on the rise in Tampa, and this alarming trend continued on Thursday when four instances of wrong-way drivers on Bay area roads were reported, including one that resulted in a fatal crash.…
  • Dec 10

    Two Separate Wrong-Way Drivers Arrested for DUI in Tampa

    Two Separate Wrong-Way Drivers Arrested for DUI in Tampa
    Two wrong-way drivers were arrested on Friday after officials said the drivers were operating their vehicles under the influence of alcohol. According to reports, a 41-year-old Miramar man was driving a 2005 Acura traveling eastbound in the…
  • Dec 8

    Man Charged in DUI Crash that Killed Motorcyclist in Haines City

    Man Charged in DUI Crash that Killed Motorcyclist in Haines City
    A 37-year-old Kissimmee man has been arrested for DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide in an October collision that killed a motorcyclist in Haines City. According to Polk County deputies, FDLE blood analysis showed that the man arrested…
Rank this Week: 2933

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Dec 12

    Florida’s Medical Negligence Damages Cap

    Florida’s Medical Negligence Damages Cap
    Like a number of other states across the U.S., Florida has a cap on medical negligence damages that can be awarded to a plaintiff in a medical malpractice case. Simply put, this means there is a maximum amount of financial compensation that a…
  • Dec 12

    Cruise Companies May be Liable for their Agent’s Negligence

    Cruise Companies May be Liable for their Agent’s Negligence
    Every year, a number of Florida residents go on cruises. Fortunately, most cruise ship passengers come back home safely and have had a positive experience. In some cases, however, passengers are injured. If you or a loved one has been injured…
  • Dec 12

    Employer that Fails to Abide by Florida Workers’ Compensation Requirements is Liable for Employee’s Medical Expense

    Employer that Fails to Abide by Florida Workers’ Compensation Requirements is Liable for Employee’s Medical Expense
    Unfortunately, workplace injuries happen every day in the state of Florida and throughout the United States. If you have been harmed on the job, you should seek the help of an experienced Miami personal injury attorney who can examine the…
Rank this Week: 3029

Appealing Decisions

Appealing Decisions

Covers appellate opinions and practice in Florida and elsewhere. By Jennifer R. Dixon.

http://www.flaappellatecounsel.com/
  • Dec 12

    Orange County Sanctioned for Frivolous Appeal

    Orange County Sanctioned for Frivolous Appeal
    In a scathing opinion issued on December 12, 2014, the Fifth District Court of Appeal took Orange County and its attorney to task for its appeal of an order awarding attorneys fees in connection with the County’s violation of…
  • Dec 8

    SCOTUS Denies BP’s Appeal of Gulf Spill Settlement

    SCOTUS Denies BP’s Appeal of Gulf Spill Settlement
    On December 8, 2014, the Supreme Court denied a petition for writ certiorari filed by BP Exploration & Production. Through its petition, BP sought to set aside a settlement agreement it reached with parties to a class action lawsuit over…
  • Oct 29

    Interesting Glimpse Into Florida’s 5th DCA

    Interesting Glimpse Into Florida’s 5th DCA
    This article was recently published by the Daytona Beach News-Journal. It’s always fascinating to get an insider’s behind-the-scenes view of the courthouse.
Rank this Week: 3012

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://www.cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Dec 9

    Are Increasingly Large Cruise Ship Designs Safe for Passengers?

    Are Increasingly Large Cruise Ship Designs Safe for Passengers?
    As cruise ship injury lawyers who have been representing injured passengers and crew for  over 25 years, the staff at Waks and Barnett, P.A. keep up to date with industry news and information as it may impact the…
  • Dec 9

    Passenger With Heart Attack Like Symptoms Medevaced From Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

    Passenger With Heart Attack Like Symptoms Medevaced From Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship
    Coast Guard picks up passenger Over the weekend, a passenger who was experiencing ‘heart attack like’ symptoms was air lifted from the Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Vision of the Seas, while in Tampa Bay, Florida. According to…
  • Dec 8

    Do Your Lawyers Handle Cruise Ship ‘Slip and Fall’ Cases?

    Do Your Lawyers Handle Cruise Ship ‘Slip and Fall’ Cases?
    A common question we’re asked – does your law firm handle cruise ship ‘slip and fall’ cases? Yes. In fact, the majority of cases that we handle for injured clients can be considered ‘slip and fall’ cases,…
Rank this Week: 2924

HR Defense Blog

HR Defense Blog

Covers developments in labor & employment law. By Akerman Senterfitt LLP.

http://www.akerman.com/Blogs/hrdefense/
  • Dec 9

    Update: Time Spent Going Through Security Is Not Indispensable and, Therefore, Is Not Compensable

    Update: Time Spent Going Through Security Is Not Indispensable and, Therefore, Is Not Compensable
    POSTED BY Nefertari S. Rigsby ON December 9, 2014 In an important decision under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Supreme Court has issued a ruling in Busk v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. in favor of employers. As …
  • Dec 2

    Florida's Minimum Wage Increases to $8.05 in 2015

    Florida's Minimum Wage Increases to $8.05 in 2015
    POSTED BY Nefertari Rigsby ON DECEMBER 02, 2014 As 2014 comes to a close, employers must be aware of the pending increase in wages for their nonexempt employees. Florida's minimum wage will increase to $8.05 on January 1, 2015.…
  • Nov 21

    President Obama Outlines Executive Action on Immigration

    President Obama Outlines Executive Action on Immigration
    POSTED BY SCOTT BETTRIDGE ON NOVEMBER 21, 2014 President Obama has ambitiously announced several executive actions that have the potential to impact undocumented immigrants, as well as employers, foreign national workers, and their spouses.…
Rank this Week: 3030

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

Answers common questions about arrests, court procedures and penalties that apply to the Fort Walton Beach & Destin, Florida area. By Shawn Lupella.

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
  • Dec 9

    Can A Cop In Okaloosa County Search My Car or House If He Says He Smells Marijuana?

    Can A Cop In Okaloosa County Search My Car or House If He Says He Smells Marijuana?
    Police Searching Car In Okaloosa County After Smelling Marijuana Under Florida Law, if the police officer, based on his/her training and experience, smells what they believe to be the odor of marijuana or cannabis, they have probable cause to…
  • Dec 3

    Arrest For Possesion Of A Deadly Weapon In Okloosa County

    Arrest For Possesion Of A Deadly Weapon In Okloosa County
    Florida Statute §790.01(13) defines a deadly weapon as any instrument that could potentially cause death or great bodily harm when used in its intended capacity. Any weapon whose sole purpose is to inflict great bodily harm is generally…
  • Dec 1

    What Are The Penalties For Trafficking Or Possession Of Prescription Painkillers In Okaloosa County?

    What Are The Penalties For Trafficking Or Possession Of Prescription Painkillers In Okaloosa County?
    People from all walks of life use prescription medications. There are many different names of painkillers and they serve a useful purpose, even though they are subject to overuse and abuse. The problem with Florida is that our legislature has…
Rank this Week: 3241

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    When Toy Shopping, Choose Safety This Holiday Season

    When Toy Shopping, Choose Safety This Holiday Season
    This is the time of year when parents and other well-meaning adults rush to satisfy the holiday wish lists of children everywhere. A recent study, however, reminds shoppers of the need to balance the wants of the child with safety. The…
  • Nov 24

    Millions of Baby Strollers Recalled Due to Risk of Serious Finger Injurie

    Millions of Baby Strollers Recalled Due to Risk of Serious Finger Injurie
    The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) last week announced the recall of nearly 5 million baby strollers and urged parents and caregivers to take immediate action to prevent possible injury to the strollers’ young…
  • Nov 10

    Did a Cost-Cutting Modification Affect the Safety of a Guardrail Element?

    Did a Cost-Cutting Modification Affect the Safety of a Guardrail Element?
    In another case of what may be safety equipment doing more harm than good, states across the country are joining in a boycott of certain guardrail end terminals manufactured by Trinity Highway Products, LLC, a business of Texas-based Trinity…
Rank this Week: 3145

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Dec 7

    Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence
    We like to highlight community agencies that are doing great work in our midst.  The Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence is one of them.   They maintain a long list of 42 certified local agencies statewide;  they…
  • Dec 3

    What Responsible Finds Prenuptial Agreements Taboo?

    What Responsible Finds Prenuptial Agreements Taboo?
    Marrying couples are long overdue for removing the stigma associated with prenuptial agreements. When will we stop regarding this critical legal aspect of marriage as merely ‘taboo’ and start recognizing it for what it really is…
  • Dec 2

    50/50 Parenting Can Put Parents Ahead of Their Kid

    50/50 Parenting Can Put Parents Ahead of Their Kid
    Whether you’ve been tuned into things or not, there’s currently a heated national debate taking place regarding child custody. The November 2014 election cycle saw states like North Dakota vote on equal parenting time, a cause…
Rank this Week: 2938

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 3619

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Dec 5

    FRAUD ALERT: LATEST SCAMS TARGETING SENIORS

    FRAUD ALERT: LATEST SCAMS TARGETING SENIORS
    Unfortunately, older Americans as a group are prime victims for con artists due to their stable financial situation, trusting nature, and declining cognitive and/or sensory abilities. Although we have written about scams targeting seniors in…
  • Nov 28

    GIVE THANKS NOW AND LATER BY LEAVING A LEGACY

    GIVE THANKS NOW AND LATER BY LEAVING A LEGACY
    It’s that time of year again: The holiday season is in full swing. Hopefully you are planning to spend some time with those you hold most dear. As you prepare your home or pack your bags, we encourage you to consider not only what and…
  • Nov 14

    FLORIDA HOMESTEAD LAW VS. DIVORCE SETTLEMENT: WHICH WINS?

    FLORIDA HOMESTEAD LAW VS. DIVORCE SETTLEMENT: WHICH WINS?
    As our faithful readers (and workshop attendees) may recall, Florida homestead law is meant to protect a person’s primary residence from creditors, but its quirks can cause major problems, particularly for a blended family. A recent…
Rank this Week: 3612

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Scooters Are A Leading Cause of Child Injurie

    Scooters Are A Leading Cause of Child Injurie
    As the holidays are quickly approaching and many parents are looking for fun gifts for their children, Fort Lauderdale Personal Injury Attorney Joseph Lipsky reminds his fellow gift givers of the dangers associated with some of the most…
  • Nov 25

    Thanksgiving Holiday is a Dangerous Time on Florida's Road

    Thanksgiving Holiday is a Dangerous Time on Florida's Road
    Fort Lauderdale personal injury Joseph Lipsky wants to remind his fellow Floridians that while the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday is a time to remember and give thanks, it is also one of the most dangerous weekends for deadly car accidents. …
  • Oct 31

    Keeping Kids Safe and Preventing Car Accidents on Halloween

    Keeping Kids Safe and Preventing Car Accidents on Halloween
    Florida personal injury attorney Joseph Lipsky reminds everyone that while today is Halloween, a time when our children are excited to show off their newest creative costumes, that safety should be on everyone’s mind tonight. According…
Rank this Week: 2942

Florida Insurance Law Blog

Florida Insurance Law Blog

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

http://www.floridainsurancelawblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Our Propane tank rent class action

    Our Propane tank rent class action
    You would be charitable if you told me that I am a poor blogger.  I don’t think I’ve posted in over a year.  Frankly, I’ve been extremely busy, and I simply won’t hire a “professional blogger” to…
  • Oct 22

    The Florida Civil Justice System is in peril

    The Florida Civil Justice System is in peril
    I am, at best, and infrequent blogger.  I simply refuse to hire someone to blog for me, (which I understand is the norm, and not the exception), because I think that a blog is personal, and is intended to give my personal insights and…
  • Apr 17

    Lutz v Protective Life Insurance

    Lutz v Protective Life Insurance
    This post is very important for more than 100 Floridians who had health insurance with Protective Life. In order to avoid taking up too much space in this blog post, I will link to some important documents regarding this case which are posted…
Rank this Week: 3710

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Nov 24

    DID YOU EVER WONDER HOW INSURANCE COMPANIES VALUE ACCIDENT CLAIMS?

    DID YOU EVER WONDER HOW INSURANCE COMPANIES VALUE ACCIDENT CLAIMS?
    If you have been in an accident and were injured, the insurance company magically comes up with a dollar amount to pay for your injury, pain and suffering. Often that number seems low and doesn’t even cover your medical bills....
  • Nov 12

    Choosing the Right Accident Lawyer For Your Case

    Choosing the Right Accident Lawyer For Your Case
    Important questions to ask when choosing an accident or injury lawyer.
  • Oct 27

    THE AGGRESSIVE LAWYER

    THE AGGRESSIVE LAWYER
    In law school, we are taught that ours is a noble and civil profession populated by genteel intellectuals guided in their every action by the rule of law. What a shock it is, then, when we encounter an "aggressive lawyer"...
Rank this Week: 2953

FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
  • Nov 21

    Do Civil Appeal Harmless Error Findings Require Special Consideration?

    Do Civil Appeal Harmless Error Findings Require Special Consideration?
    Kristen Larson In Special v. West Boca Medical Center (SC11-2511), the Florida Supreme Court held that the Fourth District Court of Appeals erred in ruling that an error which “more likely than not” did not contribute to the…
  • Nov 18

    Court Orders Release of Documents in Redistricting Case

    Court Orders Release of Documents in Redistricting Case
    John Koeppel On November 13, the Florida Supreme Court affirmed a trial court ruling which ordered Data Targeting, Inc., its president Pat Bainter, and others (collectively, “non-parties” or “Bainter”) to produce 538…
  • Nov 17

    When is a Suspicion Founded Sufficiently to Support a Detention?

    When is a Suspicion Founded Sufficiently to Support a Detention?
    Kristen Larson Earlier this month the Florida Supreme Court heard Williams v. State. (SC13-2315). The central issue in this case is whether the Fourth District Court of Appeals erred in affirming the trial court’s admission of evidence…
Rank this Week: 3559

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers…

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Lusk, Drasites & Tolisano, PA.

http://www.southwestfloridainjurylawyers.com/
  • Nov 21

    FMLA Interference and Retaliation Case Sustained by Florida Federal Court

    FMLA Interference and Retaliation Case Sustained by Florida Federal Court
    Federal laws protect injured workers whose medical conditions prohibit them from performing job duties. In a recent case, the plaintiff worked as a training manager in a chain of restaurants owned by the defendant. While employed, the…
  • Nov 17

    Florida Court Analyzes Bridge-the-Gap Alimony

    Florida Court Analyzes Bridge-the-Gap Alimony
    The laws of Florida provide clear guidance in most divorce scenarios.  However, under certain circumstances, the parties’ agreement may not follow the status quo.  In Taylor v. Lutz, an ex-wife sought back alimony payments…
  • Nov 13

    Florida Appeals Courts Disagree Over Loss of Consortium Claim

    Florida Appeals Courts Disagree Over Loss of Consortium Claim
    The impact of a personal injury reaches far beyond the physical suffering of the victim. Family members and spouses often find that their relationships with an injured person suffer greatly. Florida courts have long recognized a claim termed…
Rank this Week: 2964

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/pct-law-group-legal-insights/
  • Nov 20

    Super Lawyers Recognizes PCT Partners, Steven Barentzen and Angela France

    Super Lawyers Recognizes PCT Partners, Steven Barentzen and Angela France
    PCT is pleased to announce that Steven Barenzten has been selected as “2015 Washington DC Super Lawyers”. Only five percent of attorneys receive this honor each year. Steven was recognized by the region’s most respected…
  • Nov 14

    Retaliation Claim Not Related to Reverse Discrimination Allegation

    Retaliation Claim Not Related to Reverse Discrimination Allegation
                Apparently distracted or otherwise annoyed by his Nigerian co-workers’ tendency to converse with each other in their native language, a mortgage consultant asked his co-workers to speak in…
  • Nov 11

    Beware the EEOC’s Assault on Separation Agreement

    Beware the EEOC’s Assault on Separation Agreement
    The EEOC has launched a new strategic enforcement initiative, staking  out an aggressive (and new) position challenging what appear to be fairly standard separation agreement provisions.  Although it suffered a minor…
Rank this Week: 3431

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

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

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 12

    Selling Tobacco Can Get You Penalized By Insurance Panel

    Selling Tobacco Can Get You Penalized By Insurance Panel
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm Beware: selling cigarettes could burn a hole in your pocket. The CVS Health Corporation (CVS), the nation’s second-largest drug store, is currently in the midst of launching a tobacco-free…
  • Oct 6

    Florida Toughens Up Drug Compounding Law for Out-of-State Pharmacie

    Florida Toughens Up Drug Compounding Law for Out-of-State Pharmacie
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law A new, stricter law on Florida’s compounding pharmacy industry took effect October 1, 2014. The new law increases the restrictions for…
  • Sep 17

    DEA Offers New Prescription Drug Return Policy

    DEA Offers New Prescription Drug Return Policy
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Looking to improve the prescription drug abuse epidemic in the United States, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced September 8,…
Rank this Week: 3085

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: 3148

Florida Appellate Review

Florida Appellate Review

Features news and analysis of Florida Supreme Court, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and U.S. Supreme Court decisions and developments. By Dan Bushell.

http://www.floridaappellatereview.com/
  • Nov 6

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Florida Commercial Fishing Cases -- Part 2

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Florida Commercial Fishing Cases -- Part 2
    The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to step in to resolve a long-running dispute between Florida and Georgia. As noted in my previous post, it is the second Florida case on the Supreme Court's docket this term that involves…
  • Nov 5

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Florida Commercial Fishing Cases -- Part I

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Florida Commercial Fishing Cases -- Part I
    Florida commercial fishing industry, meet the Supreme Court of the United States. The Supreme Court has agreed to hear three cases from Florida in its current term, two of which involve commercial fishing. In the most recently granted case,…
  • Sep 23

    Modern Technology Impacts Service of Proce

    Modern Technology Impacts Service of Proce
    Avenues of communication have dramatically expanded over the past few decades, with email, social media, the proliferation of mobile phones, and text messaging making it easier and easier to make contact with the vast majority of people.…
Rank this Week: 3514

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

http://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3081

Florida Probate Blog -…

Florida Probate Blog - WeProbateFlorida.com

Covers Florida probate administration. By Long H. Duong.

http://weprobateflorida.com
  • Oct 6

    Thoughts about Estate Assist, a “digital safe deposit box”

    Thoughts about Estate Assist, a “digital safe deposit box”
    Does Estate Assist solve probate and estate problems for Florida residents? A brief look at Estate Assist and lingering questions. The post Thoughts about Estate Assist, a “digital safe deposit box” appeared first on…
  • Oct 6

    Thoughts about Estate Assist, a “digital safe deposit box”

    Thoughts about Estate Assist, a “digital safe deposit box”
    Does Estate Assist solve probate and estate problems for Florida residents? A brief look at Estate Assist and lingering questions.
  • Aug 4

    Who has priority to act as personal representative in Florida?

    Who has priority to act as personal representative in Florida?
    If there is NO Last Will and Testament, the Florida Statutes indicate who has priority to act as personal representative (PR) and the law aligns with common sense. Florida Statute 733.301 733.301 Preference in appointment of personal…
Rank this Week: 3120

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Oct 4

    What Factors does a Court Consider when Awarding Florida Alimony?

    What Factors does a Court Consider when Awarding Florida Alimony?
    The end of a marriage can be a trying time, both emotionally and financially. For many people, fundamental aspects of their daily life will change dramatically, including where they live, how often they see their children, their day-to-day…
  • Sep 19

    Obtaining Past Due Child Support in Florida After Children Become Adult

    Obtaining Past Due Child Support in Florida After Children Become Adult
    With regard to child support in the state of Florida, the general rule is that child support terminates when a child reaches 18 years of age.  However, the general rule does not apply when child support is still owed for any time prior to…
  • Sep 9

    Don’t Believe the Hype: Collaborative Law Is Not Without Disadvantage

    Don’t Believe the Hype: Collaborative Law Is Not Without Disadvantage
    Collaborative law is an alternate form of dispute resolution in the family law context.  While proponents contend that collaborative law is both less expensive and more effective than traditional, adversarial law, it can actually drag out…
Rank this Week: 2993

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Published by Nationally Focused Mesothelioma Attorneys. The Ferraro Law Firm

http://www.mesotheliomalawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 25

    The Ferraro Law Firm Secures A $37 Million Jury Award

    The Ferraro Law Firm Secures A $37 Million Jury Award
    The Ferraro Law Firm's Florida asbestos lawyers successfully secured a $37 million verdict in favor of a client diagnosed with mesothelioma, following exposure to asbestos contained in brake lining. The plaintiff filed his case in…
  • Jun 2

    Rost v. Ford Motor Co. - Court Upholds Plaintiff Award, Clarifies "Any Exposure"

    Rost v. Ford Motor Co. - Court Upholds Plaintiff Award, Clarifies "Any Exposure"
    The type of argument that can be brought against defendants in asbestos lawsuits varies greatly among jurisdictions, based on the established case law in that region. Mesothelioma attorneys know that one of the ways in which we have seen…
  • Apr 22

    Judge Allows Punitive Damages in Asbestos Litigation

    Judge Allows Punitive Damages in Asbestos Litigation
    For many years now, courts throughout the country - including those in Florida - have restricted plaintiff collection of punitive damages in asbestos litigation. Plaintiffs could still win or settle cases for well into the six-figures, but…
Rank this Week: 3467

Product Liability Attorneys Blog

Product Liability Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.productliabilityattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Payne v. Novartis Pharm. Corp. - Failure-to-Warn Claim Will Proceed

    Payne v. Novartis Pharm. Corp. - Failure-to-Warn Claim Will Proceed
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled recently that a woman asserting a claim for failure to warn against a drug manufacturer may proceed with her lawsuit, finding a reasonable jury could conclude she would not have taken the…
  • Aug 18

    FDA: Some Tattoo Ink Kits Pose Serious Infection Risk

    FDA: Some Tattoo Ink Kits Pose Serious Infection Risk
    No longer simply for sailors or bikers, tattoos have gained enormous popularity in recent years. More than one out of every four adults sports some type of permanent ink on their bodies. This has resulted not only in widespread acceptance,…
  • May 19

    8th Circuit Upholds Summary Judgment for Pain Pump Injury Defendant

    8th Circuit Upholds Summary Judgment for Pain Pump Injury Defendant
    The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a summary judgment in favor of Stryker Corp. in relation to a lawsuit filed because of damage caused to a patient's shoulder following the implant of a post-surgery pain pump. The device was…
Rank this Week: 3455

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

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

http://flbankrupt.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Miami – What are the typical debts that get discharged?

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Miami – What are the typical debts that get discharged?
    Typically when a debtors bills pile up they are unaware of their options on how to get out of debt. For residents of South Florida, especially Fort Lauderdale or Miami, one way to get out of debt is to file for bankruptcy, either a Chapter 7…
  • Jun 24

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Miami Florida – Security Deposit Asset

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Miami Florida – Security Deposit Asset
    Tweet When you meet with your bankruptcy attorney in South Florida they usually ask you questions regarding your assets and your debts. When you file for bankruptcy, whether it’s a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13, you must disclose all of…
  • Jun 16

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Miami Florida – Bankruptcy Assets Household Good

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Miami Florida – Bankruptcy Assets Household Good
    Tweet No matter what type of bankruptcy you are filing, chapter 7 or chapter 13, you must disclose all of your assets on your bankruptcy petition schedule B.  One of the lines on schedule B discusses personal property –…
Rank this Week: 3505

Dentistry Law Blog

Dentistry Law Blog

By George F. Indest III.

http://dentistrylawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 2941

Central Florida DUI Attorney

Central Florida DUI Attorney

By Kevin J. Pitts.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    The Difference Between Lake County Reckless Driving And Lake County Careless Driving
    We often have clients that confuse reckless driving and careless driving. The charges sound similar and legally are very similar. The primary difference is a Lake County careless driving is a civil traffic infraction punishable by up to a…
Rank this Week: 3428

Florida Asset Protection &…

Florida Asset Protection & Estate Planning

Covers asset protection and estate planning. By C. Randolph Coleman.

http://blog.thecolemanlawfirm.net
  • May 28

    New Yorker Magazine Cartoonist Likes Elder Law Attorney

    New Yorker Magazine Cartoonist Likes Elder Law Attorney
    <p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding-bottom: 20px; font-family: 'Source Sans Pro', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 25.600000381469727px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <font…
  • May 16

    Helping Families Deal With the Financial and Emotional Costs of Dementia

    Helping Families Deal With the Financial and Emotional Costs of Dementia
    <div><font face="Arial">As many of you know, May is National Elder Law Month. &nbsp;The National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) has declared this month the time for Elder Law attorneys across the…
  • May 15

    Asset Protection Scams - Beware and Be Smart

    Asset Protection Scams - Beware and Be Smart
    <div>I have reprinted the following column by Jay Adkisson, the asset protection columnist for Forbes.com. &nbsp;He is one of the top asset protection commentators in the country and knows the asset protection business as well as…
Rank this Week: 3520