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Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Amazon Fulfillment - Customer Convenience or Sales Tax Disaster

    Amazon Fulfillment - Customer Convenience or Sales Tax Disaster
    Now more than ever Amazon has been a one stop shop for many consumers. Not only can you buy just about anything you can think of on the Amazon website, but you can also receive lightning fast delivery of whatever you buy. Over the past few…
  • Oct 9

    Florida Motor Fuel Tax Audits on the Rise

    Florida Motor Fuel Tax Audits on the Rise
    Over the past few years the Florida Department of Revenue ("FDOR") has launched several new campaigns. About 2 years ago, the DOR gained the ability to access the data tracking all tobacco and alcohol items sold to retailers. Armed with…
  • Oct 1

    KENTUCKY DOR'S SECRETS REVEALED

    KENTUCKY DOR'S SECRETS REVEALED
    Many states, like my home state of Florida, have broad freedom of information laws. Known in Florida as the Sunshine Laws, the state's citizens can request a wide range of information from the government. Under the laws, so long as the…
Rank this Week: 3538

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law in Florida. By Pawuk & Pawuk, P.A.

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Warrantless Searches and Your Personal Cell Phone

    Warrantless Searches and Your Personal Cell Phone
    In today’s modern world, cell phones have become nearly ubiquitous. With this in mind, privacy activists hailed the US Supreme Court’s 2014 Riley v. California decision this past summer, which ruled that law enforcement officers…
  • Oct 9

    Improper Credibility Bolstering Testimony, Video Clip Evidence Wipe Out Sexual Misconduct Conviction

    Improper Credibility Bolstering Testimony, Video Clip Evidence Wipe Out Sexual Misconduct Conviction
    A sexual misconduct conviction was thrown out by the 2d District Court of Appeal recently because the accused man did not receive a fair trial. The man’s appellate counsel argued successfully that the trial court should not…
  • Oct 1

    Supreme Court’s Ruling in Favor of Driver Puts Up Road Block Against Improper Traffic Stop

    Supreme Court’s Ruling in Favor of Driver Puts Up Road Block Against Improper Traffic Stop
    A recent ruling from the state’s highest court served as a clear statement regarding the limitations of proper traffic stops. Namely, the Florida Supreme Court‘s opinion reminded that, for a traffic stop stand up in court, the…
Rank this Week: 3454

Orlando Divorce Blog

Orlando Divorce Blog

Covers family, divorce, or estate planning laws, cases and articles. By the Meddin Law Firm.

http://meddinlaw.com/orlando-divorce-blog/
  • Oct 23

    Serving Family Law Administrative Orders for Central Florida

    Serving Family Law Administrative Orders for Central Florida
    An administrative order is an order from the Chief Judge of each circuit court that lays out what can and cannot be done during the pending of a divorce or paternity action. So when you serve the other party with divorce or paternity papers,…
  • Sep 23

    One shoe for me, one shoe for you-Nick Cannon’s $2 Mil Shoe

    One shoe for me, one shoe for you-Nick Cannon’s $2 Mil Shoe
    Nick Cannon wore a pair of shoes, estimated to cost 2 million dollars. We all know that he and his Wife, Mariah Carey, are in the process of getting a divorce. Now the comes the question, is Mariah entitled to one of those custom diamond…
  • Sep 23

    Nick Cannon’s $2 million dollar shoes and divorce

    Nick Cannon’s $2 million dollar shoes and divorce
    Nick Cannon wore a pair of shoes, estimated to cost 2 million dollars. We all know that he and his Wife, Mariah Carey, are in the process of getting a divorce. Now the question is, would Mariah have a 50% interest in those custom diamond…
Rank this Week: 2774

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Oct 23

    North Carolina Man Killed by Truck on U.S. 19 in Crystal River

    North Carolina Man Killed by Truck on U.S. 19 in Crystal River
    A man suspected of being impaired while allegedly crawling across U.S. 19 was hit by two vehicles and killed Tuesday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Shortly before 9 p.m., a 32-year-old man from Turnersville, N.C., was…
  • Oct 15

    CDC Report Shows U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Every Year

    CDC Report Shows U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Every Year
    Motor vehicle crash injuries sent more than 2.5 million Americans to emergency rooms in 2012, according to a recent report conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and prevention. The report also shows that nearly 200,000 were…
  • Sep 25

    NHTSA Launches New Car Seat Finder Tool to Increase Car Seat Safety

    NHTSA Launches New Car Seat Finder Tool to Increase Car Seat Safety
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a new Car Seat Finder Tool, giving users the ability to look up car seat recalls on its mobile app, while also reminding parents and…
Rank this Week: 2779

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Oct 23

    Spring Hill Motorcyclist Killed in Intersection Collision

    Spring Hill Motorcyclist Killed in Intersection Collision
    One of the biggest risks for motorcyclists is navigating through intersections. All drivers of motor vehicles travelling through an intersection are obligated to obey traffic signals, and along with that comes the duty to keep a proper…
  • Oct 15

    Highway Guardrails: Do They Prevent or Cause Injuries in Auto Accidents?

    Highway Guardrails: Do They Prevent or Cause Injuries in Auto Accidents?
    When a car crash occurs in Spring Hill or Brooksville, you may hope to have guardrails near your location to keep you from travelling over an embankment and into a body of water or into a ditch. Your taxpayer dollars go towards paying for…
  • Sep 30

    Spring Hill Man Struck by Car Following Car Crash

    Spring Hill Man Struck by Car Following Car Crash
    A Spring Hill man who walked into the path of a car after he was involved in a crash was hit and fatally injured Sunday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Shortly before 8 p.m., the 67-year-old man got into an accident along…
Rank this Week: 2741

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Court Allows Victims to Recover Even if a Condition is Open and Obviou

    Court Allows Victims to Recover Even if a Condition is Open and Obviou
    If you are injured in a fall on a business owner’s premises, a crucial question will be whether the dangerous condition was “open and obvious” to you. The open and obvious doctrine can be a difficult hurdle to overcome for…
  • Oct 15

    Pedestrian Accidents are More Complex Than They May Seem

    Pedestrian Accidents are More Complex Than They May Seem
    When a car hits a pedestrian, it’s no wonder that there is often very serious injury that results. On one side are tons of steel barreling at significant speeds. On the other side, is a soft, slow, and vulnerable human body, which may…
  • Oct 8

    Line Between Medical Malpractice and Ordinary Negligence is Not Always so Clear

    Line Between Medical Malpractice and Ordinary Negligence is Not Always so Clear
    Florida law has a very complex and often expensive pre-suit process for anyone who seeks to sue for medical malpractice. The pre-suit requirements are mandatory, and must be strictly complied with. But in many cases, it may not be so clear…
Rank this Week: 4854

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has declared this week, October 19-25, as National Teen Driver Safety Week. Due to the sad reality that motor vehicle crashes are still the leading cause of death for teens ages 14 to 18, the…
  • Oct 22

    NHTSA Issues Consumer Advisory: Florida Vehicle Owners with Defective Airbags Urged to Take Immediate Action

    NHTSA Issues Consumer Advisory: Florida Vehicle Owners with Defective Airbags Urged to Take Immediate Action
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a press release Monday urging owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, and General Motors vehicles to act immediately on recall notices to replace defective Takata…
  • Oct 17

    Kentucky Waterpark Facing Two Lawsuits Over Slide Injurie

    Kentucky Waterpark Facing Two Lawsuits Over Slide Injurie
    When a serious injury or wrongful death happens due to an amusement park accident, a thorough investigation needs to be conducted. While amusement parks, including waterparks, have plenty of insurance and plenty of lawyers to protect them…
Rank this Week: 4329

HR Defense Blog

HR Defense Blog

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

http://www.akerman.com/Blogs/hrdefense/
  • Oct 23

    Failure to Disclose Procedures Dooms Arbitration Agreement

    Failure to Disclose Procedures Dooms Arbitration Agreement
    POSTED BY RICHARD D. TUSCHMAN ON OCTOBER 23, 2014 As a general rule, courts will uphold agreements that require employees to arbitrate their employment disputes. But an employer seeking to compel arbitration must show that…
  • Oct 15

    E-Cigarettes in the Workplace

    E-Cigarettes in the Workplace
    POSTED BY SARAH J. LIS ON OCTOBER 16, 2014 Employers should be aware of the new electronic cigarette fad, and the need to address workplace policies accordingly. Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, are…
  • Oct 13

    The Cost of Security for Employers: Is Time Spent Going Through Security Compensable?

    The Cost of Security for Employers: Is Time Spent Going Through Security Compensable?
    POSTED BY NEFERTARI RIGSBY ON OCTOBER 14, 2014 The Supreme Court will soon decide whether employers will be required to pay their employees for time spent going through a security clearance at the end of each shift. The case is…
Rank this Week: 2707

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 22

    “How Do You Win Those Criminal Jury Trials?”

    “How Do You Win Those Criminal Jury Trials?”
    As I sat in the federal prosecutor’s office for our first meeting concerning my client accused of Federal Aggravated Identity Theft and Conspiracy to Commit Access Device Fraud, he pretty much assured me that he had overwhelming…
  • Oct 8

    Should Liberian Man With Ebola Be Prosecuted?

    Should Liberian Man With Ebola Be Prosecuted?
    I try not to do fear. Yes, taking on fear is a choice. I tell myself that fear is nothing more than an acronym meaning “False Evidence Appearing Real.” Still, this Ebola outbreak has me rather concerned, with good reason.…
  • Sep 4

    Man Who Served 30 Years On Death Row Is Innocent

    Man Who Served 30 Years On Death Row Is Innocent
    Most of us have said it and/or thought it, at some point. “Why the hell does it take so long to kill death row inmates?” In some instances, it literally takes several decades from sentencing to execution. Many have called this a…
Rank this Week: 4886

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 22

    "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

    "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison
    Oscar Pistorius, renowned Paralympic sprinter was sentenced yesterday to five years in a South African prison for the shooting and killing of his then girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Mr. Pistorius was found not guilty of a more serious murder…
  • Oct 17

    Florida Cop Accused Of Getting Oral Sex In Exchange For Not Making Arrest

    Florida Cop Accused Of Getting Oral Sex In Exchange For Not Making Arrest
    Oh Florida, here we go again. Generally it's the average Joes and Janes making the news for crazy allegations, now it's the cops. 32-year-old Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Ted Arboleda is accused of foregoing a legitimate arrest of a…
  • Oct 7

    Doctor Guilty Of Healthcare Fraud For Administering Chemotherapy To Patients Who Didn't Have Cancer

    Doctor Guilty Of Healthcare Fraud For Administering Chemotherapy To Patients Who Didn't Have Cancer
    Dr. Farid Fata recently pled guilty to 16 Federal criminal counts including 13 counts of healthcare fraud, two counts of money laundering and one count of receiving kickbacks. In a disturbingly unusual case involving a doctor fraudulently…
Rank this Week: 3335

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Oct 22

    Fall iPromise Campaign Set to Help Fight Distracted Driving

    Fall iPromise Campaign Set to Help Fight Distracted Driving
    As a personal injury law firm that handles many car accident cases in Bradenton and Sarasota, the Luhrsen Law Group recognizes just how dangerous and devastating distracted driving can be. We wanted to do something to raise awareness about…
  • Oct 15

    What Happens When You’re Hit by a Driver Without a License?

    What Happens When You’re Hit by a Driver Without a License?
      Even if you’re lucky enough not to have gotten into a car accident before, chances are pretty good that you at least have a decent idea about what you’re supposed to do if it ever does happen: Exchange information with the…
  • Oct 7

    An Important Reminder about Blind Spot

    An Important Reminder about Blind Spot
    Imagine that you are driving home on the highway after a long day of work. You need to move one lane to the left, so you signal, check your rearview and side mirror, and then start to change lanes—only to have a car blare their horn and…
Rank this Week: 3634

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/
  • Oct 22

    Two Simple Tips Could Have a Huge Impact on Car Accident Injury Rate

    Two Simple Tips Could Have a Huge Impact on Car Accident Injury Rate
    Car manufacturers are constantly rolling out new safety features and technology and many people look to the latest in technology to help prevent car accidents and injuries. From weight-sensitive child seats to smart roads, there is no doubt…
  • Oct 17

    The High Cost of Car Collisions in Miami

    The High Cost of Car Collisions in Miami
    Car accidents in Miami and across the country are expensive. The cost injured persons have to face can be astronomical when medical bills, lost time at work, car damage, and other costs are factored in. A recent Centers for Disease Control…
  • Oct 15

    Crosswalk Safety for Kids Can Help Prevent Pedestrian Accident

    Crosswalk Safety for Kids Can Help Prevent Pedestrian Accident
    Walking to school is a great way for children to get a measure of independence and exercise. However, walking to school in Homestead and other Florida communities can put children at risk of pedestrian accidents. There are many ways that you…
Rank this Week: 3838

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 22

    Documenting Your Self Improvement can Improve Your Chances of a Favorable Child Custody Determination

    Documenting Your Self Improvement can Improve Your Chances of a Favorable Child Custody Determination
    When two people decide to end their marriage, one of the most contentious issues can be child custody. Florida law does not recognize the concept of “custody” when it comes to children, but rather imposes a…
  • Oct 20

    What is the Difference between an Annulment and a Divorce in Florida?

    What is the Difference between an Annulment and a Divorce in Florida?
    Many couples who get married later want to end their legal relationship. Generally speaking, the first option that people consider is divorce, but in certain situations there may be other options available. One of the most commonly used…
  • Oct 13

    What does my Florida Child Support Cover?

    What does my Florida Child Support Cover?
    Many people who must pay child support mistakenly believe that their payments should only ever be used to pay for a child’s basic needs, such as food, shelter, and clothing. Though child support laws intend for the support payments to…
Rank this Week: 4304

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 22

    Reduce Deaths and Increase Awareness: National Teen Driver Safety Week Awarene

    Reduce Deaths and Increase Awareness: National Teen Driver Safety Week Awarene
    This week is National Teen Driver Safety Week, so this is a time to bring up the real dangers teens face when behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, auto accidents are the leading…
  • Oct 17

    Pregnant Woman Suffers Critical Injuries after Being Struck by Tow Truck in Downtown St. Pete

    Pregnant Woman Suffers Critical Injuries after Being Struck by Tow Truck in Downtown St. Pete
    Police are further investigating an accident that critically injured a 7 and a half month pregnant woman in downtown St. Petersburg Wednesday afternoon. The 36-year-old mom-to-be was struck by a tow truck near the intersection of 3rd Street…
  • Sep 23

    Tampa Teacher Arrested for Driving the Wrong Way Near Interstate 75

    Tampa Teacher Arrested for Driving the Wrong Way Near Interstate 75
    A Tampa high school teacher was arrested on Sunday for driving the wrong way near I-75, according to troopers. Reports indicate that the Florida Highway Patrol received a call around 3:50 a.m. regarding a wrong-way driver on State Road 618…
Rank this Week: 3557

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/
  • Oct 22

    6 Things You Should Know About Your Florida Truck Accident Case

    6 Things You Should Know About Your Florida Truck Accident Case
    Truck accidents often leave victims seriously injured and confused as to their rights. This guide provides injured truck accident victims with some important facts concerning their Florida truck accident case. All truck accident victims are…
  • Oct 2

    What to Do at the Scene of a Florida Truck Accident

    What to Do at the Scene of a Florida Truck Accident
    Few people would know just what to do following a serious Florida truck accident. In fact, a common regret among truck accident victims is not being better prepared for what to do on the scene of the accident. Our Miami truck accident…
  • Sep 21

    Florida Residents Avoid Dangerous Truck Cargo Crash This Time

    Florida Residents Avoid Dangerous Truck Cargo Crash This Time
    Florida residents were spared the fate that befell residents in Delaware when a truck transporting up to 20 million bees from Florida to Maine crashed in Delaware and spilled its live, and angry, cargo on a ramp leading to Interstate 95. The…
Rank this Week: 3949

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Oct 21

    The Role of “Med Pay” in Florida Slip and Fall Accident

    The Role of “Med Pay” in Florida Slip and Fall Accident
    When you’ve been injured in an accident, you may be able to pursue a type of medical payment often referred to as “med pay.” While available in some auto accident cases, med pay policies are most often present at…
  • Oct 21

    Dealing with Tire Blowout Accidents in Florida

    Dealing with Tire Blowout Accidents in Florida
    If you or someone you know has been injured in a tire blowout accident, it is important to contact a qualified attorney who can help you obtain the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Every year, a number of people are injured and…
  • Oct 21

    Eye Injuries in Florida

    Eye Injuries in Florida
    Loss of vision in one or both eyes is a traumatic and painful experience. Any interference with an individual’s ability to see can affect every aspect of his or her daily life. Even minor injuries to the eyes can leave…
Rank this Week: 2762

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Covers real state law in Florida. By Jordan Pascale, P.L.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Commercial Real Estate – Terms & Definition

    Commercial Real Estate – Terms & Definition
    By: Alejandro E. Jordan, Esq. Commercial Real Estate – Terms & Definitions Availability Rate: The ratio of available space to total rentable space, calculated by dividing the total available square feet by the total rentable square…
  • Oct 17

    October 2014 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

    October 2014 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Accord and satisfaction of disputed claim.   Where a purchaser of a condo unit at a foreclosure sale tendered a check to the condo association in full and final satisfaction of the association’s…
  • Oct 5

    Partition of Florida Real Estate

    Partition of Florida Real Estate
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Joint property ownership is a partnership at its core. Partnerships are great tools to save money, promote economies of scale, and better utilize resources. However, in situations where more than one party owns…
Rank this Week: 3608

Florida Personal Injury Attorney…

Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida personal injury topics such as auto, truck, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents, as well as insurance. By the Law Offices of Lazarus and Lazarus.

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Chronic Pain Malpractice Claims on the Rise

    Chronic Pain Malpractice Claims on the Rise
    No one likes to live with pain. Short-term pain can usually be alleviated with an over-the-counter analgesic, but long-term chronic pain is another issue. While advances in pharmacology have developed better drugs to ease pain, the…
  • Oct 17

    Cruise Ships: Relaxing, Rollicking, but Sometimes Risky

    Cruise Ships: Relaxing, Rollicking, but Sometimes Risky
    Find a nice spot along the beach in Fort Lauderdale on a Sunday afternoon and watch the cruise ships stream out of Port Everglades, headed out for fun times at sea for thousands of happy, excited vacationers. In 2013 the port handled over…
  • Oct 14

    Nursing Home Surveillance: Should You Be Able to Spy on Your Grandma’s Caretakers?

    Nursing Home Surveillance: Should You Be Able to Spy on Your Grandma’s Caretakers?
    People face the future in different ways, but the thought of having someone care for us when we are old is daunting to most. We all hope that family will be the closest and best choice for care, but when that is not an option we look to…
Rank this Week: 4676

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

http://www.maritimeinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4192

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Covers Florida estate planning, probate, and construction law issues. By the Law Office of R. Kellen Bryant., P.L.

http://www.eldercarelawjacksonville.com/
  • Oct 21

    Should I Divorce My Spouse to receive Medicaid and Nursing Home Coverage in Florida?

    Should I Divorce My Spouse to receive Medicaid and Nursing Home Coverage in Florida?
    Today, I’m going to answer the question: Should my spouse and I get a divorce in order for my spouse to receive Medicaid and nursing home coverage in the state of Florida? This is a question that many people come to me or mention in my…
  • Oct 9

    How much do I have to pay a Florida Nursing Home if my Spouse is on Medicaid?

    How much do I have to pay a Florida Nursing Home if my Spouse is on Medicaid?
    In this article, I’m going to answer the question: How much do I have to pay a Florida nursing home if my spouse is on Medicaid?  My previous article covers how much you would have to pay if your parent or a single person needs…
  • Oct 7

    How Much Do I Have to Pay the Nursing Home if my Parent is on Florida Medicaid?

    How Much Do I Have to Pay the Nursing Home if my Parent is on Florida Medicaid?
    Today I’m going to answer the question, “How much do I have to pay the nursing home when my parent is on Florida Medicaid?” In order to reach this answer to this question, we need to cover a couple key points. First we need…
Rank this Week: 3036

In Black And White

In Black And White

Provides strategies for growing your legal practice. By Paula Black.

http://www.inblackandwhiteblog.com
  • Oct 21

    Legal Business Development: Teamwork Accelerates Result

    Legal Business Development: Teamwork Accelerates Result
    When it comes to business development, the legal profession isn’t known for teamwork. It could be described more as track and field, rather than football. Each lawyer in the firm does what he or she does and at the end of the year they…
  • Sep 30

    The Critic: External And The One In Your Head

    The Critic: External And The One In Your Head
    I worked with a new client today and we embarked on a journey to figure out what she needs to do to leave her job and start her own firm. We created a roadmap. We started by exploring her personal brand… what’s her unique…
  • Sep 11

    Business Development: Save Time and Do Less!

    Business Development: Save Time and Do Less!
    Most lawyers I know jam their calendars each day with more than two people could accomplish in a week. Is this you? It’s a vicious cycle because we feel terrible not being able to accomplish what’s on the list… instead of…
Rank this Week: 2944

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
  • Oct 21

    Giving back what you’ve earned: resisting bankruptcy preference claim

    Giving back what you’ve earned: resisting bankruptcy preference claim
    Stay  in  business  long  enough,  especially  during  difficult economic  times,  and  you  will  inevitably  become  a  creditor  in  a…
  • Oct 14

    Contractors must comply with local licensing requirement

    Contractors must comply with local licensing requirement
    Recent legislative changes allow contractors to perform work even if they are not certified and registered, but only in those localities where the local licensing ordinances do not also require them to be certified and registered. Therefore,…
  • Oct 7

    10 Steps to Construction Success [INFOGRAPHIC]

    10 Steps to Construction Success [INFOGRAPHIC]
    There is a lot to consider before starting a construction project. Protecting yourself should be at the top of the list. From steering clear of common mistakes to including key provisions in your construction contract, all…
Rank this Week: 3406

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: 3917

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    National Teen Driver Week, a Time to Prevent Car Accident

    National Teen Driver Week, a Time to Prevent Car Accident
    As we commence National Teen Driver Safety week, Fort Lauderdale car accident lawyer Joseph Lipsky reminds parents of the importance their behind the wheel behavior in molding safe teen drivers. The need for National Teen Driver Safety Week…
  • Oct 10

    Taking Over the Counter Medicine Can Cause Car Accident

    Taking Over the Counter Medicine Can Cause Car Accident
    As a personal injury attorney helping seriously injured accident victims across Florida, including Fort Lauderdale and Miami, Joseph Lipsky wants his fellow drivers to know about a recent caution issued by the U.S. Food and Drug…
  • Oct 7

    Hands Free Devicies Do Not Prevent Car Accident

    Hands Free Devicies Do Not Prevent Car Accident
    Having represented thousands of seriously injured victims of car accidents in Miami and Fort Lauderdale over the past 20 years, personal injury attorney Joseph Lipsky is always concerned when he notices that devices which are characterized as…
Rank this Week: 4436

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg.

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Oct 20

    The Frights of Premises Liability: Boo!

    The Frights of Premises Liability: Boo!
    Here we are again – it’s the time of year when children dress up as ghosts and other frightful characters and make their way around the neighborhood to collect candy from each home. At first glance, the only truly scary…
  • Oct 13

    $22 Million Settlement in Allstate Bad Faith Case

    $22 Million Settlement in Allstate Bad Faith Case
    Insurance companies are there to assist you when you need them, right? That’s why people pay insurance premiums, right? As our Palm Beach and Broward County personal injury lawyers know, that isn’t always the case; sometimes,…
  • Oct 10

    $28 Million Knee Injury Case

    $28 Million Knee Injury Case
    Did you know that a knee injury can be a serious problem? In fact, if you’re among the defendants in the ongoing case of Polett v. Public Communications, Inc., it can be – and is – a $27.6 million …The post $28…
Rank this Week: 4862

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Comments on South Florida injury law. By Friedman, Rodman & Frank, P.A.

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3485

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs|Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    The "Great Wage Slowdown" Has Hindered American Worker

    The "Great Wage Slowdown" Has Hindered American Worker
    Despite recently-reported economic gains - including an unemployment rate that has dipped below 6 percent - one aspect that continues to trouble is wages. Paychecks have been stagnant, falling or only minutely increasing over the last 15…
  • Oct 15

    CFPB Cracks Down on Bad Banking Practice

    CFPB Cracks Down on Bad Banking Practice
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has received its share of criticism since its founding, particularly from Republicans, who tend to shield big business interests. Now, it seems large financial institutions have good reason to fear the…
  • Oct 10

    Housing Crisis Six Years Later: Still Sorting Through the Wreckage

    Housing Crisis Six Years Later: Still Sorting Through the Wreckage
    It's been six years since the housing market imploded. We all knew the economic reverberations would be severe. We knew the implications were dire, and that some government action would probably be needed to cushion the blow. However, as a…
Rank this Week: 4955

Full Cup of Justice

Full Cup of Justice

Covers injury law. By Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.floridaaccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Florida Woman Run Over by Sheriff’s Patrol Car

    Florida Woman Run Over by Sheriff’s Patrol Car
    Early this week, a woman in Orange County, Florida was run over by a sheriff’s patrol vehicle. According to a report by the Orlando Sentinel, the woman’s family was not given any information regarding the accident. All that they…
  • Oct 13

    Veteran Florida Firefighter Dies in Car Accident

    Veteran Florida Firefighter Dies in Car Accident
    Late last week, a veteran firefighter died after being hit by a car while he was on the side of the road changing his tire. According to a local news report, the firefighter was changing his tire on the side of I-95 near Yamato Road.…
  • Oct 6

    Naked Semi-Truck Driver in Florida Crashes Into School Bu

    Naked Semi-Truck Driver in Florida Crashes Into School Bu
    According to a report by a local news station, a semi-truck driver crashed into a school bus early last week. Emergency dispatch received a call from concerned citizens that a semi-truck driver was driving erratically near Bradford County…
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Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Oct 20

    Advertising Leaders: Come Clean with Industry Fraud

    Advertising Leaders: Come Clean with Industry Fraud
    “Warning: The Internet advertising market is dangerous, unregulated and crawling with bots, scammers and questionable traffic. There’s a serious risk a quarter of your ads will never be seen by a real person. And even the biggest…
  • Oct 17

    ’Tis the Season for Data Breaches, Identity Theft

    ’Tis the Season for Data Breaches, Identity Theft
    As U.S. consumers head into the shopping season – the weather is getting cooler, and the holidays are getting closer – it is a good idea to take extra precautions to protect bank accounts, credit cards and personal identity. Data…
  • Oct 8

    E-Discovery Cases — Herding Cats would be easier

    E-Discovery Cases — Herding Cats would be easier
    Two disturbing cases for different, but similar reasons. When did parties jump from collection and culling of documents to simply turning over all possible evidence blindly and relying on a claw back agreement to protect the producing party?…
Rank this Week: 2974

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.daytonabeachinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Florida Student Athlete Injuries, Deaths, Spotlighted in Recent Lawsuit

    Florida Student Athlete Injuries, Deaths, Spotlighted in Recent Lawsuit
    A Florida high school football player showed up for practice one afternoon - and has never been the same since. That's because, according to a lawsuit filed recently by his family, the junior athlete suffered a head injury on the field, one…
  • Oct 16

    Plaintiff Holds Duty to Mitigate Following Florida Crash

    Plaintiff Holds Duty to Mitigate Following Florida Crash
    A person injured in a crash through no fault of his own still has a responsibility to take reasonable measures to minimize the effects and loss suffered. This is referred to in personal injury cases as the plaintiff's "duty to mitigate," and…
  • Oct 14

    Dangerous Trucks Targeted by FMCSA, But Some Lawmakers Call for Change

    Dangerous Trucks Targeted by FMCSA, But Some Lawmakers Call for Change
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has pulled from service a fleet of dangerous trucks and drivers, after the carrier had five recordable crashes, as well as 29 drivers cited for speeding and other traffic violations. According…
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Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers catastrophic injuries and accidents in Florida. By Leesfield & Partners, P.A.

http://www.keywestinjurylawyerblog.com
  • 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…
  • May 23

    Memorial Day boating and water sports highlight safety issues in the Florida key

    Memorial Day boating and water sports highlight safety issues in the Florida key
    Every year the Coast Guard, Florida Marine Patrol, and local law enforcement agencies note a marked increase in injuries and deaths stemming from the negligent and careless operation of marine craft and water recreational vehicles. Ira…
  • May 22

    South Florida 3 times more dangerous for pedestrians than the rest of the country

    South Florida 3 times more dangerous for pedestrians than the rest of the country
    In a recent study published by Dangerous by Design 2014, South Florida, including the Florida Keys is the fourth most dangerous area in the entire country for pedestrians. Between 2003 and 2012, over 47,000 pedestrians were killed in…
Rank this Week: 3492

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Oct 17

    What are construction defects?

    What are construction defects?
    There is perhaps no more exciting time for a homeowner or commercial developer than seeing construction crews hard at work erecting the structures that they have invested so much time, money and energy into making a reality. Unfortunately,…
  • Oct 2

    What Florida law says about contractors, homeowners -- II

    What Florida law says about contractors, homeowners -- II
    In a previous post, our blog discussed how it's important for both a homeowner and a prospective builder to understand their rights and responsibilities under Florida law before embarking on a remodeling project or building an entirely new…
  • Sep 19

    Reports uncover deceptive practices in state's construction sector

    Reports uncover deceptive practices in state's construction sector
    As many reports have made clear, the construction sector here in Florida -- both residential and commercial -- is finally starting to show signs of sustained growth following the nightmare that was the recent recession. This means builders…
Rank this Week: 3694

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Covers business and legal issues affecting loan repurchases, mortgage-backed securities and mortgage insurance. By Bilzin Sumberg.

http://www.mortgagecrisiswatch.com/
  • Oct 17

    Connect at the 2014 MBA Annual Convention & Expo

    Connect at the 2014 MBA Annual Convention & Expo
    The 2014 MBA Annual Convention & Expo will be held in Las Vegas, NV from October 19-22. My colleague Robert M. Siegel and I will be attending the conference. As many of you know, we lead the mortgage industry team here at Bilzin Sumberg.…
  • Oct 14

    Regulators Increase Scrutiny of Wall Street Lending

    Regulators Increase Scrutiny of Wall Street Lending
    Federal bank regulatory agencies are significantly increasing their scrutiny of Wall Street bank lending, moving from annual reviews to a system of monthly audits in a major effort to curtail aggressive underwriting practices. Until recently,…
  • Sep 30

    Webinar Addresses the CFPB’s Jurisdiction & Authority

    Webinar Addresses the CFPB’s Jurisdiction & Authority
    What are the boundaries of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s authority? How might those boundaries continue to expand in the future? Are there ways that the CFPB can take action against a company even if it does not have true…
Rank this Week: 2827

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Oct 16

    MOVIE REVIEW: “LULLABY”

    MOVIE REVIEW: “LULLABY”
    Available on Netflix, “Lullaby” is a movie by Andrew Levitas about a dysfunctional family that is reunited by end-of-life issues.  Jonathan is a young man living on the opposite coast from his wealthy New York family. …
  • Oct 3

    JOIN US FOR A WINE TASTING TO HELP END ALZHEIMER’S

    JOIN US FOR A WINE TASTING TO HELP END ALZHEIMER’S
    We are pleased to announce that Cramer Law Center is participating in the Jacksonville Walk to End Alzheimer’s for the third year in a row. To help us reach this year’s fundraising goal, we are holding our Second Annual…
  • Sep 19

    WAITING TOO LATE (OR ALMOST TOO LATE) TO PLAN – OUR LATEST REAL WORLD LESSONS

    WAITING TOO LATE (OR ALMOST TOO LATE) TO PLAN – OUR LATEST REAL WORLD LESSONS
    Unfortunately, we deal with death on a fairly regular basis as part of our practice, so it usually does not take us by surprise. However, we recently have had a couple of shocking deaths which illustrate why it is never too soon to plan. The…
Rank this Week: 4166

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Richard Landes.

http://www.jaxfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3241

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury law. By Frankl & Kominsky, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3414

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

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

    October is Pedestrian Safety Awareness Month

    October is Pedestrian Safety Awareness Month
    A fact sheet compiled by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and released this past April revealed that pedestrians were among the few groups that experienced an increase in…
  • Sep 29

    Poll: NJ Drivers Continue to Engage in Distracting Behaviors Despite Awareness of Their Risk

    Poll: NJ Drivers Continue to Engage in Distracting Behaviors Despite Awareness of Their Risk
    Despite the efforts of law enforcement agencies throughout the State to curtail distracted driving practices, New Jersey motorists admittedly continue to engage in some risky behaviors when behind the wheel. In fact, New Jersey drivers have…
  • Sep 15

    Lawmakers Seek to Reduce Injuries among Student Athlete

    Lawmakers Seek to Reduce Injuries among Student Athlete
    Sports are a great way to keep our youth fit and active, but they do carry risks. Take for example last week’s reports on not one but two major league baseball players who were seriously injured when hit in the face by pitches.(1)…
Rank this Week: 4081

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Major v. City of Hartville - Constructive Notice in Premises Liability Lawsuit

    Major v. City of Hartville - Constructive Notice in Premises Liability Lawsuit
    In order to sue a business or municipality for failing to address a trip-and-fall hazard, a plaintiff must first show defendant knew or should have known about the danger. If there is proof the defendant knew, that's called "actual…
  • Oct 2

    Safeco Insurance Co. v. Beare - Bad Faith Claim Properly Abated, Not Dismissed

    Safeco Insurance Co. v. Beare - Bad Faith Claim Properly Abated, Not Dismissed
    In most bad faith claims against auto insurers, the "bad faith" lawsuit is filed separately from the liability portion, lest it be deemed premature and dismissed. However, in the recent case of Safeco Insurance Co. v. Beare, plaintiff…
  • Sep 24

    Gallon v. GEICO - Negligent Misrepresentation Claim to Proceed

    Gallon v. GEICO - Negligent Misrepresentation Claim to Proceed
    An allegedly false statement by an auto insurance agent regarding stacked underinsured motorist (UM) coverage is at the center of a personal injury case before Florida's Second District Court of Appeal. Although other elements of the claim…
Rank this Week: 2891

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 12

    Coast Guard Investigating Casino Ship that Ran Aground

    Coast Guard Investigating Casino Ship that Ran Aground
    In a scene described as more Hollywood than reality, a casino ship filled with passengers ready for an evening of gambling turned into a nightmare when the ship ran aground. The Escapade, a ship owned by the Florida-based company Tradewinds…
  • Sep 1

    Family Offers Reward in Case of Vanished Cruise Ship Honeymooner

    Family Offers Reward in Case of Vanished Cruise Ship Honeymooner
    On July 5, 2005, George Smith IV vanished from aboard his honeymoon cruise in the Aegean Sea. His body was never recovered. Despite what authorities have said, his mother, Maureen Smith, remains certain her son's death was not an accident. …
  • Jul 30

    The Parents of a Cruise Drowning Victim Call for More to be Done

    The Parents of a Cruise Drowning Victim Call for More to be Done
    In the fall of 2013, a family was enjoying its final day of a five-day cruise on the Carnival Victory when their six-year-old son, Qwentyn Hunter, drowned in a pool full of revelers. It was the DJ who spotted the little boy in the pool and…
Rank this Week: 3895

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By The Aabbott Law Firm.

http://www.southfloridadivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3257

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
Rank this Week: 3015

Student Loan Law Blog

Student Loan Law Blog

Covers federal student loan debt.

http://www.thefloridastudentloanattorney.com/floridastudentloans/
  • Oct 8

    Is It Possible To Eliminate Student Loans Without Filing For Bankruptcy?

    Is It Possible To Eliminate Student Loans Without Filing For Bankruptcy?
      ABSOLUTELY!!!!! It is possible to discharge a student loan through bankruptcy. However, many will not be successful when attempting to prove to a bankruptcy court that repaying their student loans would cause them undue hardship.…
  • Sep 15

    Income Based Repayment Plan- Are you paying more each month than is required?

    Income Based Repayment Plan- Are you paying more each month than is required?
    The Income Based Repayment Plan (IBR) has helped many federal borrowers avoid defaulting on their student loans. Unfortunately, sometimes borrowers pay more than is required because they don’t understand the rules/regulations behind the…
  • Aug 20

    Public Service Loan Forgiveness: Am I Paying Under the Right Repayment Plan?

    Public Service Loan Forgiveness: Am I Paying Under the Right Repayment Plan?
    It is possible for a borrower to be employed by a qualifying employer, have eligible loans, and yet not be on the path towards Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). A borrower with a loan made under the Direct Loan Program… Continue…
Rank this Week: 2494

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice and products liability. By Rubenstein Law.

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 8

    Contributory Negligence - General Motors Ignition Problem

    Contributory Negligence - General Motors Ignition Problem
    By Carlos Gonzalez of Rubenstein Law October 24, 2006 was supposed to be a typical Tuesday for Natasha Weigel, Amy Rademaker, and Megan Ungar-Kerns as they returned from their local Wal-Mart. Their evening took a turn for the worst when…
  • May 19

    Lawsuit Brought Against Porsche by Widow

    Lawsuit Brought Against Porsche by Widow
    By Alan Lani of Rubenstein Law The lawsuit brought against Porsche by Roger W. Rodas' widow has of course captured a great deal of attention because it involves the death of a celebrity (Paul Walker) and an…
  • Apr 2

    Summer Deck Safety

    Summer Deck Safety
    By Marianne Bartko of Rubenstein Law As the weather gets warmer, more people take to the outdoors to congregate on patios and decks and not surprisingly more decks fail in the summer months than the rest of the seasons combined. The…
Rank this Week: 4963

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvilleinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3793

First Party Property Insurance…

First Party Property Insurance Blog

Covers first party property insurance claims. By Todd Legal.

http://firstpartyproperty.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3635