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White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 2

    Edmond guilty plea was plain error

    Edmond guilty plea was plain error
    In U.S. v. Edmond, Defendant was indicted for conspiracy to commit access-device fraud and aggravated identity theft based upon his use of social security numbers to make fraudulent bank transfers. Pursuant to a plea agreement, he pleaded…
  • Mar 25

    Defendant challenges evidence found on a warrantless search

    Defendant challenges evidence found on a warrantless search
    In U.S. v. Hollis, the court of appeals is required to decide whether the subject of an arrest warrant may challenge the use of evidence found in plain view during a protective sweep in a third party's residence. In February 2011, Officers…
  • Mar 17

    Hernandez's counsel provided ineffective immigration assistance

    Hernandez's counsel provided ineffective immigration assistance
    In Rodolfo Hernandez v. USA, This appeal required the court of appeals decide whether the district court abused its discretion when it refused to conduct an evidentiary hearing to determine whether Rodolfo Hernandez's counsel provided…
Rank this Week: 2728

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

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

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Mar 31

    The Sixth Amendment’s Right to Confront Witnesse

    The Sixth Amendment’s Right to Confront Witnesse
    Sir Walter Raleigh of the late 1500’s is known for a number of things.  He was a great explorer[1] of the New World, both North and South America. He is either credited or cursed for promoting tobacco in England.  He is cited…
  • Feb 22

    Compact for America Solution to Article V Convention Issues According to the Founders, Part III

    Compact for America Solution to Article V Convention Issues According to the Founders, Part III
    The preceding Part I and Part II, containing Exhibits A through G overwhelmingly establish the laser-focus of the Compact for America approach on advancing and ratifying a specific amendment is four-square what the Founders expected from…
  • Feb 16

    Compact for America Solution to Article V Convention Issues According to the Founders, Part II

    Compact for America Solution to Article V Convention Issues According to the Founders, Part II
    This the second in a series of articles that examine the Founders’ opinions on how the Article V Convention process should have clear focus. The US Constitution’s Article V provides two methods for proposing constitutional…
Rank this Week: 2534

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida personal injury developments. By Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck, P.A.

http://www.florida-personal-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 31

    Exclusions in Florida Homeowner’s Policie

    Exclusions in Florida Homeowner’s Policie
    It is an unfortunate reality that people who injure others through negligence often do not have sufficient assets to compensate their victims out of their own pockets. Victims instead must often rely on insurance to compensate them. Insurers,…
  • Mar 31

    Florida Demands for Judgment with Multiple Partie

    Florida Demands for Judgment with Multiple Partie
    After suit is filed, either party may serve a proposal for settlement on the adverse party. If a plaintiff makes a demand for judgment, the plaintiff may be entitled to recover reasonable fees and costs if the judgment is at least 25% greater…
  • Mar 31

    Second District Agrees with Fifth District on Florida Nursing Home Arbitration

    Second District Agrees with Fifth District on Florida Nursing Home Arbitration
    It is common for a relative of a nursing home resident to complete the paperwork during the resident’s admission. In a recent case, the Second District agreed with the Fifth District that the resident is not bound by an arbitration…
Rank this Week: 2649

Florida Probate Blog -…

Florida Probate Blog - WeProbateFlorida.com

Covers Florida probate administration. By Long H. Duong.

http://weprobateflorida.com
  • Mar 30

    Why You Need Probate to Sell Real Estate

    Why You Need Probate to Sell Real Estate
    Here’s a frequently asked question that deserves a slightly more intricate answer: “I’m clearly a child of (the decedent). Why can’t I just sign a quit claim deed over to myself so I can sell this property?”…
  • Mar 25

    Caution: “Probate Paralegals” on Craigslist

    Caution: “Probate Paralegals” on Craigslist
    Yesterday, I received what was otherwise a routine call about a potential probate case: The caller told me she had hired a “probate paralegal” to prepare the paperwork that she, the caller, would then file the case herself. She…
  • Mar 3

    Got Letters of Administration! What now?

    Got Letters of Administration! What now?
    This is a followup to my previous post on starting Probate in Florida, specifically Formal Administration. The initial push in probate is dedicated to convincing the judge to appoint you as the personal representative (PR) and then issuing…
Rank this Week: 2831

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers health care legislation, enforcement and regulation. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

http://thehealthlawfirmblog.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 17

    Wow! Did You Know That There Were All of These Different Medical and Dental Examination and Specialty Boards out There?

    Wow! Did You Know That There Were All of These Different Medical and Dental Examination and Specialty Boards out There?
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Did you know there are many different medically-related examination and specialty board out there screening applicants’ credentials and…
  • Mar 4

    More Medicare Audits Now Than Ever Before

    More Medicare Audits Now Than Ever Before
    George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in the Legal Specialty of Health Law A Medicare audit, whether it is performed by a contractor of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), or…
  • Feb 23

    The Ins and Outs of Florida’s 2015 Legislative Session for Health Care Provider

    The Ins and Outs of Florida’s 2015 Legislative Session for Health Care Provider
    George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in the Legal Specialty of Health Law Committees are busy in Tallahassee as the 2015 Legislative Session is set to begin on March 3, 2015. For Florida ……
Rank this Week: 2748

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: 2962

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

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

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 27

    Pharmacies May be Liable for Filling Valid Prescription

    Pharmacies May be Liable for Filling Valid Prescription
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D. Florida pharmacies have had their potential liability significantly expanded by the Fifth District Court of Appeal. In its recent decision, Oleckna v. Daytona Discount Pharmacy, the appellate court held that a…
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2756

South Florida Estate Planning Law

South Florida Estate Planning Law

Covers South Florida estate planning, probate and tax law issues. By David Shulman.

http://www.sofloridaestateplanning.com/
Rank this Week: 2947

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/
Rank this Week: 2895

904 Divorce

904 Divorce

Provides Jacksonville divorce information and resources. By Steven A. Leitman.

http://www.904divorce.com
  • Dec 3

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  • Dec 8

    Parenting Coordination

    Parenting Coordination
    The Ins and Outs of Parenting Coordination For separated, divorcing, or divorced parents in Florida, it is normal to experience conflict when deciding matters concerning their children. In the past, most of these matters had to be discussed…
  • Sep 15

    Jacksonville Collaborative Divorce

    Jacksonville Collaborative Divorce
    What is a Collaborative Divorce? Through collaborative divorce, spouses enter into an acceptable agreement through their attorneys without having to go through an adversarial court trial and costly proceedings. This alternative method of…
Rank this Week: 2899

The Medicare Compliance Blog

The Medicare Compliance Blog

Covers Medicare secondary payer compliance, Medicare set-asides, mandatory insurer reporting, recovery resolutions, conditional payment notification, Medicare risk assessment, self-administration support issues, Medicare impact on long-term care. By Gould & Lamb.

http://themedicarecomplianceblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Humana v. Farmers – Medicare Advantage Plans at Issue

    Humana v. Farmers – Medicare Advantage Plans at Issue
    A recent federal court decision from Texas gives a Medicare Advantage plan a potential green light to seek reimbursement under the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Act. At issue in the case, Humana Insurance Company v. Farmers Texas Mutual…
  • Jul 18

    US Court of Appeals Provides Opinion on Michigan Spine and Brain Surgeons v. State Farm

    US Court of Appeals Provides Opinion on Michigan Spine and Brain Surgeons v. State Farm
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit published its opinion in Michigan Spine and Brain Surgeons, PLLC v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company on July 16, 2014. The long awaited decision addresses the…
  • Jun 5

    CMS Amends the Workers Compensation Reference Guide

    CMS Amends the Workers Compensation Reference Guide
    On May 29, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) amended the recently released Workers’ Compensation Reference Guide published in February 2014. The changes affect medical review, treating physician reports,…
Rank this Week: 2689

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Law Firm of Anidjar & Levine.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Race, Schools and Backpack Searches - R.M. v. State

    Race, Schools and Backpack Searches - R.M. v. State
    If you read this blog regularly, you know that we spend a fair amount of time in this space discussing the law as it applies to searches and seizures, whether it's at a home, in a car or on the street. As Florida's Third District Court of…
  • Mar 18

    Florida Drug Conspiracy Law 101 - Hampton v. State

    Florida Drug Conspiracy Law 101 - Hampton v. State
    "Conspiracy" is one of those legal terms that's often thrown around and of which many people are at lease vaguely aware, but relatively few actually understand. Generally, the law defines a conspiracy as an agreement between two or more…
  • Mar 11

    Double Jeopardy, Lesser Offense Rules in Florida Criminal Cases - Tuttle v. State

    Double Jeopardy, Lesser Offense Rules in Florida Criminal Cases - Tuttle v. State
    Details matter. In Florida criminal cases, the difference between being charged with one crime over another can have a big impact on whether a criminal defendant is ultimately convicted and on how much time he or she may eventually have to…
Rank this Week: 2942

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: 2901

Miami Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida personal law issues associated with resorts and the hospitality industry. By Alvarez & Barbara, LLP.

http://www.miamiresortinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Legislatures are attempting to Stiffen Criminal Penalties for Hit and Run Car Accident

    Legislatures are attempting to Stiffen Criminal Penalties for Hit and Run Car Accident
    South Florida has a serious problem when it comes to fatal hit and run car accidents. Last year alone there were over 70,000 hit and run crashes in Florida. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, there were 330 fatalities combined in 2011…
  • Oct 25

    Traumatic Drowning at Sea

    Traumatic Drowning at Sea
    Another traumatic accident has plagued the cruise ship industry, as a young boy of six years old accidently drowned to death. Qwentyn Hunter's family was supposed to be enjoying a four-day cruise through the Caribbean, when suddenly…
  • Aug 23

    Parasailing Accident Heightens the Need for Reform

    Parasailing Accident Heightens the Need for Reform
    The state of Florida has failed to pass legislation, which would enact regulations for the parasailing industry. This is extremely troubling to native Floridians and tourist, who are looking to experience the thrill of parasailing. Since 1998…
Rank this Week: 2906

The Airbag Blog

The Airbag Blog

Focuses on airbag defects, recalls, litigation and technology. By Taras Rudnitzsky.

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

    Differences in Airbags and Safety Features in Cars from Other Countrie

    Differences in Airbags and Safety Features in Cars from Other Countrie
    A recent report on NBC News highlights differences in airbags and other important safety features in cars sold in other countries.  The reports specifically discussed the cars currently being sold in Brazil, and their (lack of) certain…
  • May 19

    Differences in Airbags and Safety Features in Cars from Other Countrie

    Differences in Airbags and Safety Features in Cars from Other Countrie
    A recent report on NBC News highlights differences in airbags and other important safety features in cars sold in other countries.  The reports specifically discussed the cars currently being sold in Brazil, and their (lack of) certain…
  • May 16

    Honda Recalls Half-Million Vehicles for Air Bag Safety Defect

    Honda Recalls Half-Million Vehicles for Air Bag Safety Defect
    Honda is recalling 561,422 model year 2001-2003 Honda Civic, model year 2002-2003 Honda CR-V, and model year 2002 Honda Odyssey vehicles to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag which may produce excessive internal…
Rank this Week: 2981

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Florida injury news, legislation, and PIP. By Berman & Tsombanakis, LLC.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2905

Weinstein Law Firm Blog

Weinstein Law Firm Blog

Covers Florida personal injury, insurance and health care litigation.

http://www.weinstein-law.com/blog.php
  • Oct 10

    Stand Up for Our Justice

    Stand Up for Our Justice
    Want to stop the politicians from trying to take over the Supreme Court? Then stand up for our Justices against this political power grab.
  • May 24

    What You Need to Know About Florida's Revised Personal Injury Protection ("PIP") Statute

    What You Need to Know About Florida's Revised Personal Injury Protection ("PIP") Statute
    On May 04, 2012, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed legislation that was designed to reduce auto accident fraud, lower the cost of auto insurance premiums, and reduce the litigation costs associated with the current Personal Injury Protection…
  • May 15

    Highlights of the New Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) Statute Signed Into Law on May 04, 2012

    Highlights of the New Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) Statute Signed Into Law on May 04, 2012
    On May 04, 2012, Governor Rick Scott signed legislation that purportedly aims to reduce auto accident fraud, lower the cost of auto insurance premiums, and reduce the litigation costs associated with the current Personal Injury Protection…
Rank this Week: 2869

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Jones v. Alayon - Seat Belt Defense in Florida Car Accident Lawsuit

    Jones v. Alayon - Seat Belt Defense in Florida Car Accident Lawsuit
    Add to the list of reasons one should always wear a seat belt: The seat belt defense. Although some states have specifically barred defendants in car accident lawsuits from using this defense, Florida is not among them. The seat belt…
  • Apr 22

    92-Year-Old Driver Won't be Charged for Triple Fatal Wreck

    92-Year-Old Driver Won't be Charged for Triple Fatal Wreck
    Authorities will not criminally charge a 92-year-old man believed at-fault for a Florida crash that resulted in the deaths of three utility workers and the injury of another motorist. Although investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol…
  • Apr 20

    U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Accident Insurance Reimbursement Issue

    U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Accident Insurance Reimbursement Issue
    Federal circuit courts are torn on the question of whether an employee who is injured on the job is free to spend the benefits of a third-party lawsuit or other settlement agreement, or if he or she must use that money to reimburse their…
Rank this Week: 3070

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    Fatal Tampa Single-Car Accident

    Fatal Tampa Single-Car Accident
    An 18-year-old Tampa woman died on April 17th when her car crashed off Henderson Road. She was driving north on the road when she veered off, hit a sign, and then hit a tree. No other cars were involved in the accident. Accidents happen in…
  • Apr 24

    Florida Plane Crash Kills South American Family

    Florida Plane Crash Kills South American Family
    Four members of a family were killed in a South Florida plane crash and investigators are still trying to determine the reason. It could take weeks for investigators to sift through the rubble and determine a cause. The Piper PA 31 took off…
  • Apr 24

    Florida Motorcyclist Dies in Fiery Inferno after Hit and Run Accident

    Florida Motorcyclist Dies in Fiery Inferno after Hit and Run Accident
    Police in Hollywood, Florida, say they found the body of 30-year-old Jason Swanson in the street. The motorcycle was engulfed in flames at the middle of South 56th Avenue just north of Washington Street on March 31. Officers tried to render…
Rank this Week: 3422

Justice Journal

Justice Journal

Covers personal injury law. From Rivas Law Group.

http://www.rivaslawgroup.com/journal/
Rank this Week: 3193

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

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

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Apr 23

    The third horseman leaves the paddock

    The third horseman leaves the paddock
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone nerdy enough to be reading this blog that the Dodd-Frank Act mandated SEC rulemaking in four areas relating to the disclosure of executive compensation: pay ratio,…
  • Apr 17

    A high mark (would you believe an A+?) for the SEC

    A high mark (would you believe an A+?) for the SEC
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm I’ve done my share of griping about the SEC, but credit needs to be given where credit is due. And credit is due to the SEC for adopting a new, improved version of Regulation A that has become known as…
  • Apr 13

    CEO pay ratios: ineffective disclosure on steroid

    CEO pay ratios: ineffective disclosure on steroid
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm On Sunday, April 12, the Business section of the New York Times led with an article by Gretchen Morgenson taking the SEC to task for not having adopted rules requiring disclosure of CEO pay ratios. This follows…
Rank this Week: 3163

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3174

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Covers Florida construction law and government contracting. By David Adelstein.

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
Rank this Week: 3545

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys…

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Killer Not Entitled To Receive Life Insurance Benefits By Reason Of Victim’s Death

    Killer Not Entitled To Receive Life Insurance Benefits By Reason Of Victim’s Death
    A recent jury verdict in South Florida found a man guilty of murdering his newlywed wife to collect a $1 million insurance policy. The focus of the case against Michel Escoto, 42, was the charge of first-degree murder in the killing of wife…
  • Apr 14

    2003 Honda Civic Airbag Rupture Victim Retains Airbag Attorney Jason Turchin

    2003 Honda Civic Airbag Rupture Victim Retains Airbag Attorney Jason Turchin
    In March 2015, a young man was driving his 2003 Honda Civic when he had a relatively minor, low impact car accident. Instantly, his Takata airbag deployed, sending shrapnel threw the airbag’s fabric and into the neck of the victim. The…
  • Dec 29

    Jason Turchin Receives AV Rating with 5.0 out of 5.0 Review

    Jason Turchin Receives AV Rating with 5.0 out of 5.0 Review
    Victim's Rights Attorney Jason Turchin is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale Hubbell's peer review rating service. He received a 5.0 out of 5.0, the highest possible rating from the service.
Rank this Week: 3294

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By William Wallshein, P.A.

http://www.southfloridadivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Grandparents’ Visitation Right

    Grandparents’ Visitation Right
    Florida law is quite restrictive about visitation rights for grandparents. However, a bill in the current legislative session seeks to loosen those restrictions somewhat. HB 149 has passed the House, and its counterpart, SB 368, is making its…
  • Apr 20

    When Does Child Support End in Florida?

    When Does Child Support End in Florida?
    Child support is an important element of any divorce involving minor children. Many people assume that the payment of child support ends when the child turns eighteen. In Florida, that is, in fact, the general rule. However, there are some…
  • Apr 17

    Determining Parental Responsibility in Florida

    Determining Parental Responsibility in Florida
    In a Florida divorce involving a child, a major part of the proceedings is determining the levels of parental responsibility that each parent will have after the divorce is finalized. Ideally in Florida, divorced or separated parents will…
Rank this Week: 3092

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate…

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate Blog

Covers recent developments in Florida probate, trust, estate and guardianship. By Clark Skatoff PA.

http://www.clarkskatoff.com/news-resources/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Trust Can Be Reformed to Add Beneficiarie

    Trust Can Be Reformed to Add Beneficiarie
    Can a trust be reformed to add beneficiaries where the trust as originally drafted fails to include any beneficiaries?  According to a recent Florida trust case, yes, the trust can be reformed to add a residual beneficiary clause. 
  • Apr 10

    Waiver and Consent in Estate and Probate Administration

    Waiver and Consent in Estate and Probate Administration
    Probate—the process by which an estate is administered—is fraught with obscure and complex rules which must be followed in a precise manner in order to ultimately distribute assets to the intended beneficiaries.
  • Mar 22

    Partition Actions in Florida

    Partition Actions in Florida
    Partition actions are often used to force the sale of jointly owned property when the owners cannot agree amongst themselves what to do with the property.  Florida law provides a general framework on how a partition action is to proceed,…
Rank this Week: 3510

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By William Wallshein, P.A.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Bill to Expand Juvenile Diversion

    Bill to Expand Juvenile Diversion
    Juveniles often make foolish choices. Unfortunately, sometimes those choices involve illegal activities and lead to encounters with the law. A criminal record can be seriously detrimental to a young person. But under Florida law, law…
  • Apr 20

    Police Body Camera Restrictions Proposed

    Police Body Camera Restrictions Proposed
    Body cameras are increasingly used by law enforcement officers to improve transparency in the public’s interaction with police. A bill moving through the Florida legislature would limit the public’s access to police body camera…
  • Apr 17

    What Do Grand Juries Do?

    What Do Grand Juries Do?
    A grand jury is an agency of the court, composed of 15 to 21 citizens. They determine whether there is probable cause in a criminal case, and if they find that there is probable cause, they indict, or formally accuse, the suspect. Grand…
Rank this Week: 3073

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Apr 21

    What to Do After An Accident with an Uninsured Driver

    What to Do After An Accident with an Uninsured Driver
    Statistics from the Insurance Research Council shows that one in seven drivers in the United States is uninsured. When a car accident occurs, usually the at-fault driver’s insurance covers the damages. The IRC reports that nearly 14…
  • Apr 16

    Nursing Home Safety: Abuse Prevention Checklist

    Nursing Home Safety: Abuse Prevention Checklist
    Nursing home abuse can be hard to detect. If your loved one needs nursing home care, then you need to make sure you have some questions answered before you decide on a facility. This can be a tough choice since you obviously want the nursing…
  • Apr 10

    Citrus Bicyclist Dies from Injuries Suffered in Traffic Accident

    Citrus Bicyclist Dies from Injuries Suffered in Traffic Accident
    A bicyclist died last Thursday, two days after he was hit by a car while riding in Citrus County, according to reports. The 75-year-old Crystal River man was riding his bicycle east along the southern edge of the Ozello Trail during the…
Rank this Week: 3376

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/
Rank this Week: 3414

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Apr 20

    April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Across the country, communities and government agencies alike are coming together in an effort to stop texting, cellphone use, and other dangerous distracted driving behaviors in honor of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Leading the…
  • Apr 14

    How to Know When Seniors Should No Longer Drive

    How to Know When Seniors Should No Longer Drive
    Most drivers recognize that once they reach a certain age, they may no longer be able to get behind the wheel. But knowing this beforehand and actually accepting it when the time comes are two very different things. Despite how logical a…
  • Apr 7

    Fraudulent Personal Injury Claims Harm the Genuinely Injured

    Fraudulent Personal Injury Claims Harm the Genuinely Injured
    It was a warm day in September, and Kendrick Callins and Lashaunda Gibbs were driving down a Florida roadway. Their leisurely drive was interrupted abruptly when a U-Haul truck smashed into their passenger car. Fortunately, Kendrick and…
Rank this Week: 3336

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

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

    Four Mistakes to Avoid While Selling Your Home

    Four Mistakes to Avoid While Selling Your Home
    If you’re selling your house right now, you’re facing a buyer’s market. Unlike in recent years, buyers have a lot of choices, so they don’t have to grab the first property that appeals to them. To give you a…
  • Apr 10

    Financial Trouble? Chapter 7 Bankruptcy May Offer the Solution

    Financial Trouble? Chapter 7 Bankruptcy May Offer the Solution
    When possible, debtors generally prefer to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy because it discharges most debts. To qualify, an income limitation needs to be met. For a single person, the median income in Florida is $40,766. For a family of four, it is…
  • Mar 23

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Breaking Down the Basic

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Breaking Down the Basic
    Chapter 13 is a form of bankruptcy that allows you to retain most assets but repay a portion of your debts over a period of three to five years. (This is one of the reasons why it’s also called reorganization bankruptcy.) This is…
Rank this Week: 3461

Florida Construction Law Update

Florida Construction Law Update

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

http://www.floridaconstructionupdate.com/
  • Apr 20

    CSK Attorneys Published in The Lawyer Issue

    CSK Attorneys Published in The Lawyer Issue
    David Salazar and Craig Distel recently published an article titled “Goodnight Contractors – Sanislo v. Give the Kids” analyzing the Florida Supreme Court’s February 12, 2015 decision in Sanislo v. Give the…
  • Apr 16

    Eleventh Circuit Pulls the Trigger on Injury-In-Fact

    Eleventh Circuit Pulls the Trigger on Injury-In-Fact
    The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently reaffirmed Florida as an injury-in-fact trigger state in Carithers v. Mid-Continent Cas. Co., Case No. 14-11639 (11th Cir. April 7, 2015).  However, the Court did not end the manifestation…
  • Apr 1

    Recent Revisions to Dewatering and Stormwater Generic Permit

    Recent Revisions to Dewatering and Stormwater Generic Permit
    The flow of construction stormwater legislation and rulemaking from Washington D.C. and Tallahassee has been steady in recent years.  With another construction boom underway in many parts of the state, stakeholders must remain vigilant…
Rank this Week: 3149

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident…

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
  • Apr 16

    Just When You Thought Onboard Cruise Safety Couldn’t Get Worse…

    Just When You Thought Onboard Cruise Safety Couldn’t Get Worse…
    Just when it seems that the cruise industry really can’t ignore common sense safety precautions any more than they have already, new information comes out guaranteed to surprise anybody with a modicum of common sense. This time it has…
  • Apr 10

    Transport On and Off a Cruise Ship Can Be Dangerou

    Transport On and Off a Cruise Ship Can Be Dangerou
    If you have ever been on a cruise, and the ship visited ports of call, you may have noticed that in many cases, the countries you visited did not have easy transport from the ship to land. In fact, in many cases, there may not have been any…
  • Apr 1

    Rash of Man Overboard Cases Hits Cruise Industry

    Rash of Man Overboard Cases Hits Cruise Industry
    A strange rash of cruise passengers falling overboard has struck the cruise industry lately. And while no lawsuit have been filed, the stories still highlight safety issues in the cruise industry, and problems that need to be addressed.…
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South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Apr 15

    The “Foreign Body” Instruction in Florida Medical Negligence Case

    The “Foreign Body” Instruction in Florida Medical Negligence Case
    In Dockswell v. Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Inc., a Florida appeals court recently held that a surgical patient who claimed a nurse negligently left a medical instrument in his body was not entitled to a jury instruction that the presence of…
  • Apr 15

    Parasailing Accidents in Florida

    Parasailing Accidents in Florida
    Every year, residents and visitors of Florida enjoy a number of outdoor activities, such as parasailing. Parasailing is a recreational kiting activity in which a person is towed behind a boat while attached to a contraption like a parachute,…
  • Apr 15

    Duty of Care Owed to Trespassers in Florida

    Duty of Care Owed to Trespassers in Florida
    In some cases, when an individual is attacked on someone else’s property, that individual may have a claim for negligent security. Negligent security claims can be complex and highly fact-intensive, which is why it is imperative to…
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Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 13

    Fatal Truck Accidents and Wrongful Death Suits in Florida

    Fatal Truck Accidents and Wrongful Death Suits in Florida
    Truck accidents claim the lives of about 4,000 people each year, and Florida is home to many of these truck accident fatalities.  Commercial trucks often weigh upwards of 80,000 pounds.  When these vehicles collide with a car, the…
  • Apr 8

    Miami Truck Accident Attorneys Report:  Amtrak Train Collides with Massive Tractor Trailer

    Miami Truck Accident Attorneys Report:  Amtrak Train Collides with Massive Tractor Trailer
    Recently in Halifax, North Carolina, a 127 ton tractor trailer derailed an Amtrak train at a railroad crossing.  The tractor trailer was a whopping three times the size and weight of most standard 18 wheelers.  Our Miami truck…
  • Apr 2

    Congress Suspends Enforcement of New Trucking Hours of Service Rule

    Congress Suspends Enforcement of New Trucking Hours of Service Rule
    The Tracy Morgan truck crash brought national attention to the tremendous problem of truck driver fatigue.  Tracy Morgan was seriously injured and a colleague killed after a trucker who had been awake for over 24 hours prior to the crash…
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New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    Before Booking Your Vacation, Make Sure You Are Protected Against Accidental Injury

    Before Booking Your Vacation, Make Sure You Are Protected Against Accidental Injury
    Recent economic conditions have opened the door to new opportunities designed to make money for the creative entrepreneur while at the same time offering significant savings to the consumer. Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft are prime…
  • Mar 30

    Driving Distractions are Leading Cause of Teen Accident

    Driving Distractions are Leading Cause of Teen Accident
    One of the most nerve-wracking events for parents of teenagers is when their child first begins to drive – and with good reason. Statistics released recently by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety confirm that distracted driving is a…
  • Mar 16

    Are You Covered for Injuries or Damages Caused by Your Pet?

    Are You Covered for Injuries or Damages Caused by Your Pet?
    Pet ownership can be a very rewarding experience, but it carries tremendous responsibilities that extend beyond the proper care and feeding of the animal. In addition to food, vet visits, training, socialization, and grooming essentials, pet…
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Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
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Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury claims. By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 31

    Distracted Mom Driver Strikes Three Teen Girls in Crosswalk

    Distracted Mom Driver Strikes Three Teen Girls in Crosswalk
    A 23-year-old new mother is facing felony charges of third-degree assault, reckless endangering and reckless driving. Authorities say her distraction behind the wheel - in particular, filming her infant son in the back seat with her cell…
  • Mar 27

    Florida Child Drownings & Premises Liability

    Florida Child Drownings & Premises Liability
    In recent weeks, there have been a number of near-drownings of children throughout Florida. Drowning is a leading cause of death for children under 5 in Florida. We lose more children to drowning than any other state. In fact, so many…
  • Mar 21

    March is Florida Bicycle Month, State's Poor Track Record Underscored

    March is Florida Bicycle Month, State's Poor Track Record Underscored
    A 57-year-old man was critically injured in a Daytona Beach bicycle accident that occurred when he was struck by a vehicle while traveling on Silver Beach Avenue. Authorities say he suffered severe head injuries after he was hit by a…
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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/
  • Mar 30

    Justice System Punishment In The Toilet

    Justice System Punishment In The Toilet
     The Corrections system is Broken. Mandatory Minimum Sentences are a bad idea. Total Incarceration does not work. – So Says Two U.S. Supreme Court Justices. Two United States Supreme Court Justices, Stephen Breyer and Anthony…
  • Mar 5

    People v. LaValle

    People v. LaValle
    People v. LaValle | Facts of the Case Background On Sunday, May 31st 1997, Cynthia Quinn while taking her morning jog, allegedly found Stephen LaValle urinating by the side of the road and yelled at him. This action completely angered LaValle…
  • Mar 4

    Crawford v. Marion County Election Bd., 128 S. Ct. 1610 | Case Brief

    Crawford v. Marion County Election Bd., 128 S. Ct. 1610 | Case Brief
    CASE: Crawford v Marion County Election Board. 553 U.S . 181 (2008) FACTS: An Indiana statute of 2005 required voters voting in person to produce a photo ID on the election day. In case a voter failed to meet this requirement and wanted their…
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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/
  • Mar 26

    FL Appeals Court Tells Dwayne Wade and Ex-Wife to Get a Parenting Coordinator and Stop Appealing

    FL Appeals Court Tells Dwayne Wade and Ex-Wife to Get a Parenting Coordinator and Stop Appealing
    Three times was too many for Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade's ex-wife. Four years ago, an Illinois court entered a 102-page (!) judgment after a 38-day (!) trial, detailing D-Wade and his ex-wife's custody and timesharing arrangements. D-Wade…
  • Feb 25

    Florida Appeals Court Forfeiture Decision A Reflection of Changing Attitudes About Cannabis?

    Florida Appeals Court Forfeiture Decision A Reflection of Changing Attitudes About Cannabis?
    There's no denying that public opinion on the dangerousness of cannabis has changed dramatically in recent years. Florida has not taken the steps that some states have taken to legalize cannabis for medical purposes, let alone for general…
  • Feb 23

    Challenge to Blind Trusts Premature, Florida's 1st DCA Rule

    Challenge to Blind Trusts Premature, Florida's 1st DCA Rule
    There's been considerable teeth gnashing about a 2013 Florida law allowing politicians to hold their assets in blind trusts, and withhold from public disclosure specification of the assets held in those trusts. But the debate is only…
Rank this Week: 3417

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers catastrophic injuries and accidents in Florida. By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.keywestinjurylawyerblog.com
  • Mar 23

    Three tragic incidents lead to three wrongful death lawsuits filed by Leesfield Scolaro

    Three tragic incidents lead to three wrongful death lawsuits filed by Leesfield Scolaro
    Established in Key West for over 3 decades, Leesfield Scolaro has filed countless lawsuits in Key West. This year, Ira Leesfield and Tom Scolaro have already filed three wrongful death lawsuits either in Monroe County or cases that…
  • Jan 9

    Alcohol, Drugs, and Open House Partie

    Alcohol, Drugs, and Open House Partie
    In Florida, parents can be held criminally responsible if alcohol or drugs are consumed on their property during an "open house party". Florida law provides clearly that "A person having control of any residence may not allow an open house…
  • Oct 20

    Ira H. Leesfield interviewed by LawDragon (Excerpts)

    Ira H. Leesfield interviewed by LawDragon (Excerpts)
    Ira H. Leesfield, Senior Managing and Founding Partner of Leesfield & Partners, recently sat down for an interview with the people at LawDragon. LawDragon is a legal media company that provides legal news, and features some of the…
Rank this Week: 3271

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 10

    Suge Knight Hit and Run Video Released

    Suge Knight Hit and Run Video Released
    Music producer and professional subject of controversy Suge Knight is back in hot water after being accused of a deadly hit and run in California. As so often is the case in a criminal trial, video of an alleged incident can be a crucial…
  • Feb 19

    Vanilla Ice Charged With Burglary and Grand Theft in Florida

    Vanilla Ice Charged With Burglary and Grand Theft in Florida
    One hit wonder and 90's musician Vanilla Ice was arrested and charged with burglary and grand theft in Palm Beach County this week. According to news reports, Ice was renovating a nearby home as a part of his DIY television show "The Vanilla…
  • Feb 19

    Vanilla Ice Charged With Burglary and Grand Theft in Florida

    Vanilla Ice Charged With Burglary and Grand Theft in Florida
    One hit wonder and 90’s musician Vanilla Ice was arrested and charged with burglary and grand theft in Palm Beach County this week. According to news reports, Ice was renovating a nearby home as a part of his DIY television show…
Rank this Week: 3016

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Richard Landes.

http://www.jaxfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Should I cooperate with the Feds in Jacksonville?

    Should I cooperate with the Feds in Jacksonville?
    Answer: No, you should not.  I wrote about this subject, generally, back in June of 2014, where I discussed the pros and cons of cooperating with prosecutors in order to get a better deal.  Based on my recent experience, however, I…
  • Feb 6

    What happens if I fill out the paperwork incorrectly when buying a gun?

    What happens if I fill out the paperwork incorrectly when buying a gun?
    Answer: You could end up in prison or with a federal felony conviction, is what could happen.  As a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer, I have represented those charged with gun crimes.  Consider the case of United States v.…
  • Jan 9

    Is it legal for doctors to pay referral fees for patients?

    Is it legal for doctors to pay referral fees for patients?
    Answer: No, it is not.  Referral fees are illegal and are prosecuted by the federal government as kickbacks, especially if government medical insurance (Medicare and Medicaid) is used.  Consider the case of  U.S. v. Babaria,…
Rank this Week: 3660

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

http://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 17

    Crack Down on Unlicensed Practice of Nursing by Florida Department of Health

    Crack Down on Unlicensed Practice of Nursing by Florida Department of Health
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida in Health Law The Florida Department of Health (DOH) recently made a presentation regarding its increased investigation and prosecution of the unlicensed practice of…
  • Oct 9

    Join Us for Florida Laws and the Nurse: New Licensure Requirement

    Join Us for Florida Laws and the Nurse: New Licensure Requirement
    Join Joanne Kenna nurse attorney with The Health Law Firm and the Greater Orlando Chapter of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants for: FLORIDA LAWS AND THE NURSE – NEW LICENSURE REQUIREMENT:  Keep Your Patients Safe…
  • Oct 9

    Join Us for Florida Laws and the Nurse: New Licensure Requirement

    Join Us for Florida Laws and the Nurse: New Licensure Requirement
    Join Joanne Kenna nurse attorney with The Health Law Firm and the Greater Orlando Chapter of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants for: FLORIDA LAWS AND THE NURSE – NEW LICENSURE REQUIREMENT:  Keep Your Patients Safe…
Rank this Week: 3282

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Thomas & Pearl.

http://thomasandpearl.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    Slip and Fall Accident Attorney

    Slip and Fall Accident Attorney
    Slip-and-falls often cause incredibly serious, severe injuries. Once you or a family member is forced to deal with these injuries, you have only once chance to get everything you deserve. That is why it’s critical to hire attorneys who…
  • Feb 4

    Florida Motorcycle Accident Attorney

    Florida Motorcycle Accident Attorney
    Motorcycle accidents often result in life changing injuries for everyone involved. As a Florida Motorcycle Accident Lawyer at Thomas & Pearl, P.A., I have represented individuals for over 30 years who have suffered the physical and mental…
  • Feb 2

    Fort Lauderdale Truck Accident Attorney

    Fort Lauderdale Truck Accident Attorney
    Have you or a loved one been injured in an accident with a commercial vehicle? Truck accidents are a major hazard in South Florida. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 3623