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Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

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

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • Jul 19

    Trump to Continue Tradition of Suspending Lawsuit Provision of Helms-Burton Act

    Trump to Continue Tradition of Suspending Lawsuit Provision of Helms-Burton Act
    President Donald Trump plans to continue the biannual suspension of the Title III provision of the Helms-Burton Act that permits the owners of property confiscated in Cuba to sue the Cuban government and foreign governments for using those…
  • Jul 17

    Raul Castro Dismisses Trump’s Tougher Line on Relations with Havana

    Raul Castro Dismisses Trump’s Tougher Line on Relations with Havana
    Cuban President Raul Castro dismissed President Donald Trump’s harder line on relations with Havana to Cuba’s National Assembly on Friday, calling it a setback. “Any strategy that seeks to destroy the revolution either…
  • Jul 12

    Cruises Bring the Next Wave of Tourism to Cuba

    Cruises Bring the Next Wave of Tourism to Cuba
    The wave of tourism brought by the 700 Americans who arrived in Havana by sea in May 2016 is showing no signs of abating more than one year later, even with the new restrictions placed on American travelers to the island by President Donald…
Rank this Week: 3154

Florida Auto Accident Blog

Florida Auto Accident Blog

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

http://www.floridaautolawyers.com/blog/
  • Jul 18

    7,000 Pound Metal Pipe Crushes Van’s Roof

    7,000 Pound Metal Pipe Crushes Van’s Roof
    Last weekend, as 33-year-old male from Kissimmee, Florida was driving a Mack truck loaded with scrap metal was negotiating a curve on Interstate 4 near the State Road 528 exit, he somehow lost control of his truck. The truck swerved, hit the…
  • Jul 18

    Rainy Weather Cause of Orlando Car Accident

    Rainy Weather Cause of Orlando Car Accident
    Rainy weather is being blamed for a recent Orlando motor vehicle accident that sliced a car in half. According to Melbourne, Florida police, the single-car crash happened around 4:00 pm on NASA Boulevard near the Orlando – Melbourne…
  • Jul 18

    8-Year-Old Dead after SUV Flips in St. Cloud

    8-Year-Old Dead after SUV Flips in St. Cloud
    An SUV carrying eight people flipped over while travelling along U.S. 192 in Osceola County late Sunday night. According to the Florida Highway Patrol’s report, the crash occurred around 11:45 p.m., close to where U.S. 192 intersects…
Rank this Week: 3433

Florida Abogado de Accidentes Blog

Florida Abogado de Accidentes Blog

Spanish language blog on Florida accident and personal injury law. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridaabogadodeaccidentesblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Consejos de Seguridad en Caso de un Apagón

    Consejos de Seguridad en Caso de un Apagón
    Tanto en Homestead como en otras comunidades, los apagones de luz suceden por varias razones: cuestiones técnicas, sobreuso, o cuestiones climáticas (como tormentas o vientos fuertes que apagan el servicio durante minutos o…
  • Jul 11

    Seguridad Durante el Baño de sus Hijo

    Seguridad Durante el Baño de sus Hijo
    La hora del baño de los niños debería ser un momento divertido de vinculación que les permita aprender lo básico del autocuidado. Sin embargo, también puede representar un peligro. Los expertos…
  • Jul 4

    Consejos de Seguridad Durante un Tornado Para Residentes de Florida

    Consejos de Seguridad Durante un Tornado Para Residentes de Florida
    Tormentas severas, vientos y lluvias fuertes, e incluso tornados no son inusuales en Florida. El mal clima puede tener un impacto significativo para residentes o propietarios de algún inmueble, ya que puede causar daño a los…
Rank this Week: 4126

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

https://www.joannhoffman.com/blog/
  • Jul 18

    HOW TO TIMELY PURSUE YOUR DBA CLAIM

    HOW TO TIMELY PURSUE YOUR DBA CLAIM
    So if you are injured working overseas for an American Contractor, the first thing you do is report your injury and file an LS-203 form with proof you served it on your DBA employer. It is a good idea to email the adjuster as well and copy…
  • Jul 7

    Causation and Truthfulness in Your DBA Case

    Causation and Truthfulness in Your DBA Case
    The good news is winning a DBA case on causation is fairly easy.  Once you show 1% of the cause of your injury is due to being overseas you can recover 100% of your medical treatment. Section 20a gives you a presumption of…
  • Jun 6

    Obtaining a Large Settlement Under the Defense Base Act

    Obtaining a Large Settlement Under the Defense Base Act
    To obtain a large settlement under the Defense Base Act, it is easiest to start by receiving medical benefits under the Defense Base Act. First file a LS203 notifying your employer of your injury. Then once the employer turns in the notice to…
Rank this Week: 3647

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Jul 18

    Bailing and Bonding and How Ron Chapman Can Help

    Bailing and Bonding and How Ron Chapman Can Help
    Bailing and Bonding   What should you know and expect about bonding and bailing if you or a loved one is arrested? Some criminal defendants are bailed out and some are bonded out.   Bailing … The post Bailing and Bonding…
  • Jun 15

    Asset Forfeiture and How Ron S. Chapman Can Help You

    Asset Forfeiture and How Ron S. Chapman Can Help You
    Asset Forfeiture   Asset forfeiture is a confiscation of assets by the state. It can be civil or criminal. It typically applies to alleged proceeds of crime. This can apply to terrorist activity, drug crimes, and other…
  • May 15

    Animal Abuse and Florida Law

    Animal Abuse and Florida Law
    Animal Abuse and Florida Law   Cruelty to animals, also called animal abuse or animal neglect, is both the unintentional (animal neglect) and the intentional infliction by humans of suffering or harm upon any non-human animal,…
Rank this Week: 3234

Florida Condominium Law Blog

Florida Condominium Law Blog

Covers condominium associations. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-condominium/
Rank this Week: 3121

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
  • Jul 18

    Is This a Joint Venture?

    Is This a Joint Venture?
    Generally, when two or more people get together to pursue a business venture, they do so in writing, formalizing what each is bringing or contributing to the deal and what their respective roles will be going forward. That’s what…
  • Jul 11

    10 Questions to Ask Your Construction Lawyer

    10 Questions to Ask Your Construction Lawyer
    1. Are you qualified to handle my case? Ask the tough questions – what experience does the attorney have handling similar cases? Put the attorney’s name into Google. Does he or she have articles written on the topic? Are they...…
  • Jul 4

    3 Mistakes to Avoid with Construction Lien Waiver

    3 Mistakes to Avoid with Construction Lien Waiver
    Negotiate the form of release up front. If you’ve signed a contract and that contract allows the contractor to dictate to you the form that you are going to use, that unfortunately is the form you will have to use... Read More The post…
Rank this Week: 3424

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 17

    Dangerous Property in Florida Garners Lawmaker Attention

    Dangerous Property in Florida Garners Lawmaker Attention
    Disputes with landlords and tenants in Florida may be common, but what is not disputable is that landlords owe a duty of care to residents to maintain a reasonably safe property. Landlords who slip on maintenance and management of properties…
  • Jul 13

    Report: Fewer Successful Malpractice Claims in the U.S., But Higher Payout

    Report: Fewer Successful Malpractice Claims in the U.S., But Higher Payout
    A recent report by Harvard Medical School revealed the rate of medical malpractice claims paid out in the U.S. has dropped substantially over the last 20 years – by 56 percent. Meanwhile, the average payout for successful claims has…
  • Jul 9

    Florida Birth Injury Lawsuit Settles for $2.3 Million

    Florida Birth Injury Lawsuit Settles for $2.3 Million
    When it comes to medical malpractice resulting in birth injuries, there may be no way to undo the harm – and no amount of money that could ever fully compensate the injured person – for the way in which their life has…
Rank this Week: 2503

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridaabogadocriminal.com/
  • Jul 17

    Los Delitos Violentos A La Alza en el Condado de Flagler

    Los Delitos Violentos A La Alza en el Condado de Flagler
    La buena noticia es que los delitos menores van a la baja en el Condado de Flager, pero la mala noticia es que los delitos violentos van a la alza en muchas categorías. Según el Reporte Uniforme de Delitos del Departamento de…
  • Jul 9

    Padre de Brooksville Acusado de Voyerismo, Abandono Infantil

    Padre de Brooksville Acusado de Voyerismo, Abandono Infantil
    Un papá de Brooksville fue acusado de espiar por la ventana de la recámara de una adolescente el martes por la noche dejando a su hijo de 10 años sólo en su casa con acceso a dos armas cargadas. El supuesto…
  • Jul 3

    Doctor de Pinellas Park Obtiene 25 Años Por 3 Muertes Por Distribución Ilícita de Píldora

    Doctor de Pinellas Park Obtiene 25 Años Por 3 Muertes Por Distribución Ilícita de Píldora
    Un doctor de 76 años en Pinellas Park ha sido sentenciado a 25 años de prisión por la muerte de tres pacientes a los que prescribió medicamentos contra el dolor en su clínica. Un juez federal en Tampa…
Rank this Week: 3540

Tampa Abogado De Lesion

Tampa Abogado De Lesion

Comments on Florida injury law in Spanish language. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampaabogadodelesion.com/
Rank this Week: 2815

South Florida Trial Practice

South Florida Trial Practice

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://southfloridatrial.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 17

    Medical Marijuana Dispensary New

    Medical Marijuana Dispensary New
    Please see my latest update, over on Fox’s In the Weeds, listing all the news on medical marijuana dispensaries and whether and how Florida cities and municipalities are embracing them or shunning them. __________ Dori K.…
  • Jul 12

    Local Control Over Medical Marijuana Retail Locations?

    Local Control Over Medical Marijuana Retail Locations?
    Please see my update, over on Fox’s In the Weeds, regarding whether Florida cities and municipalities can exert local control over the location of medical marijuana dispensaries. __________ Dori K. Stibolt is a partner…
  • Jul 7

    Debate Over the Smoking of Medical Marijuana Escalates to Litigation

    Debate Over the Smoking of Medical Marijuana Escalates to Litigation
    Please see my post, over on Fox’s In the Weeds, regarding litigation over the Florida Legislature’s failure to include or permit smoking of medical marijuana in the recently passed legislation implementing Amendment 2.…
Rank this Week: 3196

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Jul 17

    Corrine Brown Guilty – Fraud & Tax Evasion

    Corrine Brown Guilty – Fraud & Tax Evasion
    Former US Rep. Corrine Brown faces years in prison after a Florida court found her guilty of diverting funds from a charity that were meant for helping poor students. There was no date set for her sentencing. The guilty verdict came after a…
  • Jun 20

    Why DNA is not Foolproof

    Why DNA is not Foolproof
    DNA Evidence To be fair, DNA evidence would go down in history as one the most influential technologies by the criminal justice system. However, its much-touted “infallibility” is falling like a pack of cards in the face of…
  • May 30

    Arsonist whose lawyer’s pants caught on fire jailed

    Arsonist whose lawyer’s pants caught on fire jailed
    A Miami arson case that attracted far-reaching media interest after a bizarre incident in court where the defense attorney’s pants caught fire has ended with the arsonist being sentenced to serve 364 days in jail. Little was known about…
Rank this Week: 3632

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers…

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southwestfloridainjurylawyers.com/
  • Jul 17

    7 Traits of a Highly Effective Trial Lawyer

    7 Traits of a Highly Effective Trial Lawyer
    You’ve been in an accident, and you need to hire a personal injury lawyer. Ideally, the responsible party will step up and make things right, but what happens when they don’t? You need to know that your attorney is capable of…
  • Jun 28

    How Outdoor Workers Can Stay Safe in Intense Summer Heat

    How Outdoor Workers Can Stay Safe in Intense Summer Heat
    Every year, outdoor workers all over the country suffer illnesses or injuries related to working long days under the sun. From rashes and dizziness to heat exhaustion and heatstroke, working during the hotter months can be dangerous. Summer…
  • Jun 14

    Five Reason to Consider a Real Estate Attorney

    Five Reason to Consider a Real Estate Attorney
    Whether buying or selling a home or commercial space, real estate can be a highly confusing field. There is a great deal of information associated with buying and selling, and while some of it is easily understandable, much of it may be…
Rank this Week: 3663

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as foreclosure defense. By Christie D. Arkovich, P.A.

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 16

    Have You Arbitrarily Been Denied Public Service Loan Forgiveness?

    Have You Arbitrarily Been Denied Public Service Loan Forgiveness?
    We’ve been spending quite of bit of time lately researching all the ins and outs of Public Service Loan Forgiveness (“PSLF”).  One of the issues that has caught our attention is the failure to communicate to FFEL…
  • Jul 11

    Deadline July 12 to Submit Comments to DeVos to Prevent Fraud by For-Profit School

    Deadline July 12 to Submit Comments to DeVos to Prevent Fraud by For-Profit School
    If you have a few minutes to add your comments, every little bit helps. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has announced that the U.S. Education Department is reconsidering rules adopted last year to protect students and to prevent fraud by…
  • Jul 7

    How Much Debt is Too Much?

    How Much Debt is Too Much?
    I ran across a pretty helpful newsletter the other day with good tips about how to manage your debt.  It’s called The Dollar Stretcher.  At this link, there is a pretty helpful guide as to determining how much debt may be too…
Rank this Week: 5021

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 5004

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/
  • Jul 15

    Seven GCF Attorneys Named to Florida’s Super Lawyer List

    Seven GCF Attorneys Named to Florida’s Super Lawyer List
    Seven GCF Attorneys representing  five distinct practice groups have been selected to the 2017 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists. David Carter (Personal Injury), Sandra Rennick (Real Estate), Jason Odom (Employment…
  • May 15

    You May Be Entitled To Independent Legal Counsel of Your Choice Paid For By Insurance

    You May Be Entitled To Independent Legal Counsel of Your Choice Paid For By Insurance
    For businesses in Florida, the cost of commercial general liability (“CGL”) insurance can be overwhelmingly expensive, but it is a necessity for financial protection.  After it is purchased, a business will generally feel…
  • Nov 23

    DOL’S Expanded Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Judge

    DOL’S Expanded Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Judge
    In May 2016, we wrote about the United States Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) newly approved Final Rule expanding overtime coverage to an additional 4.2 million employees. In general, the Final Rule substantially increased the…
Rank this Week: 3383

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 14

    Tips to Avoid Personal Injury in Your Rental Property

    Tips to Avoid Personal Injury in Your Rental Property
    In southern Florida, Hollywood, Miami, and other parts of the region, many residents choose to rent a property some or all of the time. It is a simple way to create a passive income and get the most of a property you may not be using. If you…
  • Jul 12

    Workplace Accidents and Shift Work

    Workplace Accidents and Shift Work
    Shift workers face higher risks of injury when compared with workers who are employed during regular business hours. Numerous studies have suggested that human bodies are designed to sleep in the night and may have a harder time staying awake…
  • Jul 7

    Time to Brush Up on Summer Safety Rule

    Time to Brush Up on Summer Safety Rule
    Now that summer is here, it’s time to review some of the rules of summer safety. While summer is a great time of year to enjoy time with family and friends, celebrate summer holidays, and even enjoy a vacation or time away from work and…
Rank this Week: 4889

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

Focused on legal developments in the property-casualty industry. By Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 3572

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 14

    How is Child Support Calculated in Florida

    How is Child Support Calculated in Florida
    Child support can be a difficult and emotional issue to navigate. The main purpose of child support is to ensure that the needs of children of divorced parents are being met. If you’re going through a divorce you may be confused about…
  • Jun 19

    Can A Creditor Other Than My Mortgage Company Take My Home?

    Can A Creditor Other Than My Mortgage Company Take My Home?
    If you have fallen behind on paying your bills, you may be wondering if you could lose your home. When facing financial turmoil, this is naturally what folks fear most. Fortunately, your home is safe from any creditors who do not have a…
  • Jun 5

    How Assets Get Divided in a Divorce in Florida

    How Assets Get Divided in a Divorce in Florida
    Dividing assets in a divorce can be a very difficult process. Things become even more complex when there are significant assets involved or if the couple divorcing is at all hostile. Since all states have different laws regarding the division…
Rank this Week: 3306

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jul 14

    Responding to a Medicaid Audit: Important Tips You Should Know

    Responding to a Medicaid Audit: Important Tips You Should Know
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), Office of Inspector General (OIG), Bureau of Medicaid Program Integrity, is the Florida…
  • Jul 14

    Florida-Based Compounding Pharmacy Violated False Claims Act by Overcharging Tricare, Feds Claim

    Florida-Based Compounding Pharmacy Violated False Claims Act by Overcharging Tricare, Feds Claim
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On July 3, 2017, a compounding pharmacy based in Tampa, Florida, charged Tricare at least 2,000 percent more for drugs than it charged cash…
  • Jul 10

    Health Care Fraud Puts Miami Man in Jail

    Health Care Fraud Puts Miami Man in Jail
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law 4.5 Year Sentence for Role in Fraud. A Miami Man voluntarily returned to Miami from Cuba and was immediately met with a 4.5-year long…
Rank this Week: 2669

Dentistry Law Blog

Dentistry Law Blog

By George F. Indest III.

https://dentistrylawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3008

Florida Asset Protection &…

Florida Asset Protection & Estate Planning

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

https://www.thecolemanlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jul 14

    When Your Child Turns 18 Take These Important Three Step

    When Your Child Turns 18 Take These Important Three Step
    If your child has reached the teenage years, you may already feel as though you are losing control of her life. This is legally true once your child turns 18 because the state considers her to be an adult with the legal right to govern her…
  • Jun 23

    Five Practical Uses for an ABLE Account for Disabled Children and Their Parent

    Five Practical Uses for an ABLE Account for Disabled Children and Their Parent
    ABLE accounts allow many people with disabilities or their families to establish tax-free savings accounts that won’t affect their ability to qualify for, or remain on, government assistance as long as the account balance does not…
  • Jun 8

    How to Protect Your Child’s Inheritance from An Untrustworthy Spouse

    How to Protect Your Child’s Inheritance from An Untrustworthy Spouse
    Parents who develop an estate plan often do so to provide for their heirs financially. They, like you, want to protect your child’s inheritance from an untrustworthy spouse. Many want to make sure hard-earned assets, family heirlooms,…
Rank this Week: 3959

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 3566

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Thomas & Pearl.

http://thomasandpearl.com/blog/
  • Jul 13

    4th of July Fireworks, Injury, and Destruction

    4th of July Fireworks, Injury, and Destruction
    Fireworks are common over 4th of July holiday—but so are injuries and destruction of property because of them. Tuesday, July 4th 2017 found Satellite Beach, Florida firefighters trying to contain a blaze at one local home, and some…
  • Jun 29

    Nurses & Workplace Injury

    Nurses & Workplace Injury
    The Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) noted a total of almost 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries in 2015, and in the same year, 4,836 fatal work injuries.  That’s a lot of injuries! Jobs like…
  • Jun 6

    June is National Safety Month

    June is National Safety Month
    The National Safety Council (NSC) invites you to join in helping to raise awareness of what it takes to “Keep Each Other Safe.”  Each and every June is National Safety Month, focused on reducing leading causes of injury and…
Rank this Week: 4794

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/
  • Jul 12

    How to Avoid a Cycling Accident

    How to Avoid a Cycling Accident
    Bicycling is a popular way to spend an afternoon or a day in Hollywood and across South Florida. It’s great exercise, a family-friendly activity, and a fun solo excursion, too. Bicycling lets us enjoy the sights, fresh air, sunshine,…
  • Jul 5

    Motorcycle Safety Tips to Prevent a Roadway Accident

    Motorcycle Safety Tips to Prevent a Roadway Accident
    Motorcycles are a wonderful way to enjoy the freedom of the road, especially with the great whether southern Florida is known for. However, motorcycle accidents also tend to occur at a higher rate when compared with accidents involving other…
  • Jun 30

    Road Rage Incidents in Hollywood and Across Florida

    Road Rage Incidents in Hollywood and Across Florida
    Road range can stem from virtually anything. Driving itself can be frustrating, especially when heavy traffic or discourteous drivers are a factor. Aggressive driving occurs when a driver is not able to control their emotions and acts out. In…
Rank this Week: 3769

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

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

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Jul 12

    On the subject of effective disclosure…

    On the subject of effective disclosure…
    The young ones among you may not be familiar with Harvey Pitt, but he is an incredibly smart man and a gifted attorney who chaired the SEC some years back.  He made some political gaffes in that role, but that doesn’t diminish his…
  • Jun 13

    Don’t stop B-lievin’: A “Journey” into benefit corporation

    Don’t stop B-lievin’: A “Journey” into benefit corporation
    When you think of corporations, you think “maximize profits for shareholders”. This notion is being turned on its head as a growing sustainable business movement asks: “Can we look to factors in addition to profit to measure…
  • Jun 12

    The CAMs are coming and other enlightened enhancements courtesy of the PCAOB

    The CAMs are coming and other enlightened enhancements courtesy of the PCAOB
    Earlier this month, after seven years of threats, the PCAOB adopted rules to drastically change the standard auditor’s report. In adopting the rules, the PCAOB noted that the standard auditor’s report had largely remained…
Rank this Week: 3208

Florida Workers' Compensation Law…

Florida Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Christopher J. Smith. Covers issues relevant to injured workers in Florida and new case law updates.

https://cjsmithlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 11

    Social Security Disability and Early Retirement Benefit

    Social Security Disability and Early Retirement Benefit
    Social Security Disability and Early Retirement Benefits An individual is eligible for disability benefits through the date of full retirement age.[1] For most people approaching retirement age, that is about 66. The post Social Security…
  • May 7

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The Two-Part Inquiry

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The Two-Part Inquiry
    Fraud in Workers’ Compensation cases can come in many forms: A misrepresentation about how the injury occurred (on vs off the job), or a person working “off the books” and The post Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The…
  • Apr 8

    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage

    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage
    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage There are many volunteer opportunities that are very physical in nature. From building houses to delivering meals, people often give their time and physical efforts The post…
Rank this Week: 3038

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

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

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 11

    Be your own Social Security advocate

    Be your own Social Security advocate
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  • Jul 1

    Living Trust Basic

    Living Trust Basic
    The living trust, also known as the intervivos trust or revocable trust, is a popular estate planning tool in Florida, and rightly so. In this post I tell you about key advantages of this versatile legal instrument. I'll also tell you about…
  • Jun 11

    Alan Thicke's family goes to war over late actor's estate

    Alan Thicke's family goes to war over late actor's estate
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Rank this Week: 3879

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Jul 11

    See A Dog or Child in A Hot Car in Florida, Here is What You Can Do!

    See A Dog or Child in A Hot Car in Florida, Here is What You Can Do!
    The Law in Florida - Dogs and Children in Hot Cars! What do you do if you see a dog in a hot car with the windows closed? When a dogs body temperature reaches 106 degrees, heat stroke can cause...
  • Apr 28

    SHOULD FLORIDA ELIMINATE PIP (NO FAULT) INSURANCE?

    SHOULD FLORIDA ELIMINATE PIP (NO FAULT) INSURANCE?
    The Florida Legislature has taken a step towards scrapping a decades old law that supports the no-fault insurance system in the state and legislation to reform it is pending. The state Senate is also considering its own version of the...
  • Feb 14

    LOT'S OF QUESTIONS

    LOT'S OF QUESTIONS
    These are actual questions that people have asked in the past year related to auto accidents and injuries. If you have been asking any of these questions, you may find answers by consulting a law firm that handles personal injury...
Rank this Week: 3457

Florida Construction Industry Law…

Florida Construction Industry Law Blog

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

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-construction-industry/
  • Jul 11

    Home Warranties: Contractor and Owner Beware

    Home Warranties: Contractor and Owner Beware
    Many new home purchases in Florida include some sort of home warranty agreement.  Home warranties in Florida are governed by Chapter 634 of the Florida Statutes.  As is usually the case, the “devil is in the details” in…
  • Jun 18

    Pay When Paid Provisions in Construction Contract

    Pay When Paid Provisions in Construction Contract
    By: Christopher M. Cobb, Esq. A “pay when paid” or “pay if paid” provision is often used in general contracts to shift the risk of payment by the owner to the subcontractors.  They are sometimes referred to as…
  • May 4

    Construction Defect Statute of Repose: Post-Closing Punch-list Work May Delay Its Start

    Construction Defect Statute of Repose: Post-Closing Punch-list Work May Delay Its Start
    By: Austin B. Calhoun, Esq. Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeals is shaking up the construction defect statute of repose once again.[1]  A recent 5th DCA opinion implies that the 10-year construction defect statute of repose…
Rank this Week: 3045

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

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

http://familydiplomacy.com/blog
  • Jul 11

    Pictures: Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals 2017 Conference

    Pictures: Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals 2017 Conference
    In June 2017, the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals held its fifth annual conference right here in Tampa.  The theme of the conference was “Get In On The Act,” in celebration of the recent passage of the…
  • Jul 11

    Pictures: Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals 2017 Conference

    Pictures: Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals 2017 Conference
    In June 2017, the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals held its fifth annual conference right here in Tampa.  The theme of the conference was “Get In On The Act,” in celebration of the recent passage of the…
  • Jul 7

    Video: Collaborative Professionals Discuss New Collaborative Law & Rule

    Video: Collaborative Professionals Discuss New Collaborative Law &amp; Rule
    In the video below, from the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals, attorneys, mental health professionals, and financial professionals discuss the new collaborative divorce statutes and rules: The Collaborative Law Process Act, also…
Rank this Week: 3087

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    Nursing Home Injury Cases – Incidents Involving Other Patient

    Nursing Home Injury Cases – Incidents Involving Other Patient
    Most staff at nursing homes in South Florida and across the country are hardworking, well trained and dedicated professionals who do whatever they can to make sure your loved ones get the best possible treatment and care. However, there are…
  • Jul 3

    Failure to Resuscitate Cases at Nursing Home

    Failure to Resuscitate Cases at Nursing Home
    According to recent news article from The National Law Review, one family has filed a lawsuit in which they claim the nursing home wherein their loved one was living failed to make any attempts to resuscitate her when they found her in a…
  • Jun 28

    Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Injurie

    Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Injurie
    According to a recent news article from NJ.com, the aids employed at nursing homes were placed under arrest for allegedly abusing patients. The charges are based on complaints at the various nursing homes at which they were employed.…
Rank this Week: 2821

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4894

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Jul 5

    2 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash in Hernando County

    2 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash in Hernando County
    Two people were killed early Tuesday in a head-on crash that involved a wrong-way driver. The Florida Highway Patrol said a 37-year-old driver was heading west in the eastbound lane of Cortez Boulevard in Ridge Manor at about 1 a.m. A deputy…
  • May 16

    Hernando County Teens Win Video Contest About Distracted Driving

    Hernando County Teens Win Video Contest About Distracted Driving
    A group of teens in Hernando County have won a contest for creating a video highlighting the dangers of distracted driving. The group, all ninth graders at Nature Coast Technical High School in Brooksville, had the most re-tweets on their…
  • May 9

    Semi Truck Jackknifes On I-75 in Hernando County

    Semi Truck Jackknifes On I-75 in Hernando County
    Hernando County Fire Rescue responded to a traffic crash on Interstate 75 early Saturday morning involving two vehicles. Officials believe a semi-tractor trailer jackknifed and blocked several lanes of I-75. The northbound lanes of the…
Rank this Week: 3363

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: 3109

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

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

https://500law.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Patent infringement lawsuit brought over Cal Ripken Jr.’s baseball camp

    Patent infringement lawsuit brought over Cal Ripken Jr.’s baseball camp
    Recently, the companies responsible for organizing retired baseball legend Cal Ripken, Jr.’s baseball camps (“Ripken Companies”) were sued for patent infringement.[1] The Plaintiff in this case is Zito, LLC, a company owned…
  • May 30

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms that a Copyright Registration is a Prerequisite to an Infringement Suit

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms that a Copyright Registration is a Prerequisite to an Infringement Suit
    Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (“Eleventh Circuit”) affirmed that in order to bring a copyright infringement lawsuit the Plaintiff must have first obtained a copyright registration.[1] As…
  • May 18

    Patent Infringement Lawsuit Transferred away from Eastern District of Texa

    Patent Infringement Lawsuit Transferred away from Eastern District of Texa
    Recently, a patent infringement lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of Texas was transferred to the Northern District of Texas.[1] While this news may seem hardly ground-breaking, this may signal that courts are becoming more willing to…
Rank this Week: 3570

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Road Rage and Guns, a Growing Problem in South Florida

    Road Rage and Guns, a Growing Problem in South Florida
    Road rage and guns can be a lethal combination here in South Florida. The frequency of these incidents has more than doubled since 2014. Florida and Texas which are states with the largest number of relaxed gun laws, and concealed carry…
  • May 28

    Palm Beach County Men Plead Guilty to Terrorism Related Charge

    Palm Beach County Men Plead Guilty to Terrorism Related Charge
    5/28/2017 When reporters asked Ariana Grande for comment as she disembarked in South Florida they were given no immediate comment. But the young Boca Raton pop star later tweeted through social media the following: “broken. from the…
  • Apr 27

    Florida Man Seeking Asylum Faced Deportation Due to Past Misdemeanor

    Florida Man Seeking Asylum Faced Deportation Due to Past Misdemeanor
    APRIL 27, 2017 Marco Aurelio Coello was tortured in Venezuela before he left that country to seek asylum in the United States. Coello is an activist who took part in a protest in 2014 in opposition to the regime of Nicolás Maduro when…
Rank this Week: 3010

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    The Doctrine of Res Ipsa Loquitur and How It Can Help Some Personal Injury Plaintiffs in Florida

    The Doctrine of Res Ipsa Loquitur and How It Can Help Some Personal Injury Plaintiffs in Florida
    In most personal injury cases, the injured party has some idea how they received their injuries and who was responsible. However, in some situations, there is little to no evidence of how an injury was caused. In this situation, courts may…
  • Jun 5

    Court Discusses “Public Duty” Doctrine in Recent Dog Bite Case

    Court Discusses “Public Duty” Doctrine in Recent Dog Bite Case
    In a recent opinion, a state appellate court determined that the defendant city may be held liable for the wrongful death of a man who was killed after being attacked by several privately owned dogs. The case required the court to discuss the…
  • May 10

    Summary Judgment in South Florida Premises Liability Case

    Summary Judgment in South Florida Premises Liability Case
    When a plaintiff files a premises liability lawsuit in Florida, the case will go through several stages before it goes to trial. One of the more important stages in most premises liability lawsuits is the summary judgment phase. Summary…
Rank this Week: 3503

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Jun 22

    Two People Critically Injured in Head-On Crash in Citrus County

    Two People Critically Injured in Head-On Crash in Citrus County
    Two people suffered critical injuries earlier this month in a head-on crash on a Citrus County roadway. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened on US Highway 41 at East Live Oak Lane in Inverness. A baby in one of the…
  • May 10

    Motorcyclist Killed in Citrus County Crash

    Motorcyclist Killed in Citrus County Crash
    A 63-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a vehicle wreck Saturday night in Citrus County. The crash occurred around 10:30 p.m. at N Citrus Avenue and W Emerald Oaks Boulevard. Troopers believe another man driving a GMC Terrain was traveling…
  • May 3

    Citrus County Motorcyclists: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

    Citrus County Motorcyclists: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
    May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and this is a great time for all drivers to be reminded of safe driving practices on the roadway. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcycle deaths occur 27 times more…
Rank this Week: 3598

Whitney S. Boan P.A. Blog

Whitney S. Boan P.A. Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.boanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    What Should I Expect Where Legal Fees Are Concerned

    What Should I Expect Where Legal Fees Are Concerned
    Life is complicated and frustrating enough when you’re charged with a crime without having to worry about all the costs. When you add in the unknown of what legal fees... The post What Should I Expect Where Legal Fees Are Concerned…
  • May 30

    Defending a DUI Charge

    Defending a DUI Charge
    You should never take a DUI arrest lightly. Even a conviction on a misdemeanor DUI charge can result in you having to pay steep fines and spend time in jail.... The post Defending a DUI Charge appeared first on Whitney S. Boan, P.A..
  • May 12

    What is the difference between robbery and burglary?

    What is the difference between robbery and burglary?
    Some people use the terms robbery and burglary interchangeably but the terms actually refer to different crimes and each has its own legal definition and penalties. Robbery and burglary are... The post What is the difference between robbery…
Rank this Week: 3258

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Jun 18

    Drug Court can help some offenders avoid jailtime

    Drug Court can help some offenders avoid jailtime
    Thankfully, the criminal justice system recognizes that crimes related to drugs and alcohol are oftentimes rooted in the disease of addiction and offers a respite in a program called Drug Court. If successfully completed, Drug Court helps…
  • May 2

    Pre-Trial programs can help offenders avoid conviction

    Pre-Trial programs can help offenders avoid conviction
    Everybody makes mistakes. For some people, those mistakes bring them into conflict with the law. Thankfully, Florida law recognizes that, in some cases, offenders deserve a second chance. In Pensacola, Milton, Fort Walton, Destin, and all…
  • Apr 27

    Is it legal for me to keep a gun in my car?

    Is it legal for me to keep a gun in my car?
    As most of us are aware, the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees every American’s right to own a gun. That right doesn’t stop when you get into your vehicle. In fact, in communities like Pensacola, Navarre, Milton…
Rank this Week: 5012

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Roelke Law, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorneyblog.net/
  • Jun 17

    Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Ends in Mistrial After A Six Minute Defense and No Testimony by Cosby

    Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Ends in Mistrial After A Six Minute Defense and No Testimony by Cosby
    In 2002 actor Bill Cosby met Andrea Constand at his alma mater, Temple University in Philadelphia, where she was on the staff of the women’s basketball team.  Later, in the beginning of 2004, Cosby invited Constand to his home to…
  • Jun 4

    Expect More Strict Federal Drug Prosecution After June 1, 2017

    Expect More Strict Federal Drug Prosecution After June 1, 2017
    On May 10, 2017 United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a Memorandum to all federal prosecutors titled Department Charging and Sentencing Policy.  The new policy requires federal prosecutors to charge and pursue the most…
  • May 21

    Tough DUI Law

    Tough DUI Law
    Together with Arizona and South Carolina, Florida is considered to have some of the more strict DUI laws in the country.  Soon, however, Utah will be the undisputed king of strict DUI laws in the nation. Currently, all states require a…
Rank this Week: 3101

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/
  • Jun 13

    New Port Richey Man Killed in Hudson Crash

    New Port Richey Man Killed in Hudson Crash
    A 28-year-old man was killed Tuesday morning during a crash in Hudson. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the two-vehicle collision happened shortly after 6am on State Road 52 at Alpine Parkway. The crash closed the eastbound lanes of…
  • May 11

    Pedestrian Killed in Pasco County Crash

    Pedestrian Killed in Pasco County Crash
    Authorities are currently investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian. The collision occurred around 8:45 a.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 19 just south of Hudson Avenue. The Florida Highway Patrol said a vehicle was traveling northbound on…
  • May 4

    Scooter Driver Uses Cell Phone as Headlight, Stopped by Police

    Scooter Driver Uses Cell Phone as Headlight, Stopped by Police
    The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office stopped a scooter Monday night on U.S. Highway 19 because it didn’t have a functioning headlight. According to reports, the driver was trying to use a cell phone light as a headlight by…
Rank this Week: 3370

Psychology and Mental Health Law…

Psychology and Mental Health Law Blog

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

https://mentalhealthlawblog.wordpress.com
  • Jun 5

    Jury Convicts Doctor and Medical Billing Company Owner for $28 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

    Jury Convicts Doctor and Medical Billing Company Owner for $28 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On May 1, 2017, a federal jury in Michigan found a Detroit-area doctor and owner of a medical billing company guilty of perpetrating ……
  • May 29

    What You Need to Know About Preparing and Responding to an Initial Medicaid Audit Request

    What You Need to Know About Preparing and Responding to an Initial Medicaid Audit Request
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Health care providers in Florida who service Medicaid patients are at a higher risk for audits than anywhere else in the country. The ……
  • Apr 27

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 2

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 2
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Our firm is frequently retained to act to obtain the release of individuals erroneously confined and held involuntarily under the Baker Act. We…
Rank this Week: 2959

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
  • Jun 1

    The “final” countdown: DOL fiduciary rule still applies June 9, 2017

    The “final” countdown: DOL fiduciary rule still applies June 9, 2017
    Much has been written to speculate what may become of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) fiduciary rule. Recently, the DOL issued a FAQ confirming that the new fiduciary rule will become effective June 9, 2017. Transition exemptions that…
  • May 15

    Will the DOL continue to make ESOPs a compliance priority?

    Will the DOL continue to make ESOPs a compliance priority?
    One question that has been on the minds of plan sponsors is how aggressive the Department of Labor (DOL) under President Trump will be compared to that of President Obama. In recent years, the DOL made a priority of investigating ERISA…
  • Apr 7

    ERISA fiduciary rule delayed to June 9, 2017, with bonus transition relief through 2017

    ERISA fiduciary rule delayed to June 9, 2017, with bonus transition relief through 2017
    Today (April 7, 2017), the Department of Labor (DOL) published in the Federal Register a final rule delaying the new ERISA fiduciary rule until June 9, 2017. Everyone expected a comprehensive 60-day delay to the rule, including the related…
Rank this Week: 2474