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Abstract Appeal

Abstract Appeal

Covers Florida Law and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. By Matt Conigliaro.

http://www.abstractappeal.com/
  • Aug 12

    Health Care Litigation: The Eleventh Circuit Agrees The Mandate Is Unconstitutional

    Health Care Litigation: The Eleventh Circuit Agrees The Mandate Is Unconstitutional
    This decision will attract a great deal of attention. It should. Today, the Eleventh Circuit held that the individual insurance mandate contained in the massive 2010 health care legislation violates the federal constitution because Congress…
  • Jul 8

    People Say I’m Lazy…

    People Say I’m Lazy…
    Dreaming my life away. Well they give me all kinds of advice… You know the rest. Lennon had been spending time raising a family in New York. My story is a little different.
  • Feb 21

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory
    This decision from the Fourth District examined section 768.135, the title of which references immunity for volunteer sports team physicians.
Rank this Week: 2739

Musings on Immigration

Musings on Immigration

Covers immigration issues, including current political and social events and their impact on immigration law and reform. By Kuck Casablanca LLC.

http://www.immigration.net/Blog
  • Aug 20

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?
    Recently, the USCIS conducted a survey of more than 5,000 “stakeholders” (folks who care about and participate in the U.S. immigration system in some way).  These stakeholders were asked to identify the key areas of concern for them.…
  • Aug 19

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!
    Last Week Congress passed its first major piece of immigration legislation in several years.  The Border Security Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010 (H.R. 5875) Besides the fact that the bill itself is a joke–passed without…
  • Aug 12

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida
    According to an examiner.com report, Florida’s Attorney General Bill McCollum, and a GOP gubernatorial candidate, yesterday announced a bill to be introduced in the Florida Legislature that will rival Arizona’s embattled immigration law.
Rank this Week: 1831

Tampa Attorney Gives Law Updates

Tampa Attorney Gives Law Updates

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

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

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

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

    Three Miami Officers Indicted for Lying in Federal Court

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

    Judge Vacates Tampa Man's Life Sentence

    Judge Vacates Tampa Man's Life Sentence
    On March 11, 2005 Jamar J. Green was sentenced to serve LIFE in prison for a drug trafficking charge. After years of appeals and post-conviction motions, an appeals court ruled that the jury's verdict of guilty as to "Armed Trafficking in…
Rank this Week: 2521

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southfloridadivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 2

    What Happens to Family Pets in Divorce?

    What Happens to Family Pets in Divorce?
    Family pets are an important piece of the divorce puzzle. Learn about how courts in Florida treat the issue of pets in a divorce from William Wallshein.
  • Feb 25

    Who Gets the Marital Home in Divorce

    Who Gets the Marital Home in Divorce
    The marital home is often the most important asset that a divorcing couple need to divide. Learn about the different ways couple and courts address this issues from William Wallshein.
  • Feb 23

    Valuing Real Property in Divorce

    Valuing Real Property in Divorce
    The real property, especially the marital home, can be the most challenging piece of property to divide in a marriage. Courts use specific technique to identify marital property and determine its value. Learn more from William Wallshein.
Rank this Week: 3269

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Miami Homeowners’ Insurance Attorneys Discuss Determining Bad Faith

    Miami Homeowners’ Insurance Attorneys Discuss Determining Bad Faith
    One of the things that many people talk about is insurance companies showing bad faith, but what does that really mean?  Bad faith is exhibited when an insurance company does not comply with the terms of an insurance contract or fails to…
  • Feb 23

    Florida Homeowners' Insurance Attorneys Discuss How to Hire an Attorney

    Florida Homeowners' Insurance Attorneys Discuss How to Hire an Attorney
    Homeowners' insurance is a safety net for when the worst thing possible happens, whether that is a tree that takes out part of the home during a hurricane or a fire that burns the house to the ground. A family that is dealing with the…
  • Feb 17

    Miami Property Insurance Attorneys Discuss When to Hire an Attorney

    Miami Property Insurance Attorneys Discuss When to Hire an Attorney
    A person who owns a home and purchases homeowners' insurance usually thinks that will be the end of it and he will be covered in the event of an accident or natural disaster. For most people, this is, in fact, the reality. When there is a…
Rank this Week: 2985

Tucker IP Blog

Tucker IP Blog

Reviews cases and interesting news related to the practice area of Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Personal Injury Law.

http://www.tuckeriplaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Supreme Court Says Exculpatory Clause Effective to Bar Negligence – Sanislo v. Give Kids The World, Inc.

    Supreme Court Says Exculpatory Clause Effective to Bar Negligence – Sanislo v. Give Kids The World, Inc.
    Personal Injury Attorney review of SANISLO v. GIVE KIDS THE WORLD, INC., No. SC12-2409 (Fla. Feb. 12, 2015) relating to exculpatory clauses. Give Kids the World, Inc., (Give Kids the World) a non-profit located near Disney World, endeavors to…
  • Dec 25

    Basics of Design Patent Law

    Basics of Design Patent Law
    My patent law office often receives calls from inventors seeking to protect their invention but are unsure whether they should file a utility patent or a design patent. Utility patents can protect the structure and function of the invention,…
  • Nov 11

    NVIDIA Sues Samsung through its Patent Attorney

    NVIDIA Sues Samsung through its Patent Attorney
    NVIDIA SUES SAMSUNG In an unexpected move and offensive move, NVIDIA filed patent complaints against Samsung and Qualcomm. While NVIDIA is regularly involved in patent lawsuits, the cases are typically defensive in nature, such as the patent…
Rank this Week: 3370

Tucker IP Law Blog

Tucker IP Law Blog

Focuses on legal issues involving patents, trademarks, and personal injury.

http://www.tuckeriplaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Supreme Court Says Exculpatory Clause Effective to Bar Negligence – Sanislo v. Give Kids The World, Inc.

    Supreme Court Says Exculpatory Clause Effective to Bar Negligence – Sanislo v. Give Kids The World, Inc.
    Personal Injury Attorney review of SANISLO v. GIVE KIDS THE WORLD, INC., No. SC12-2409 (Fla. Feb. 12, 2015) relating to exculpatory clauses. Give Kids the World, Inc., (Give Kids the World) a non-profit located near Disney World, endeavors to…
  • Dec 25

    Basics of Design Patent Law

    Basics of Design Patent Law
    My patent law office often receives calls from inventors seeking to protect their invention but are unsure whether they should file a utility patent or a design patent. Utility patents can protect the structure and function of the invention,…
  • Nov 11

    NVIDIA Sues Samsung through its Patent Attorney

    NVIDIA Sues Samsung through its Patent Attorney
    NVIDIA SUES SAMSUNG In an unexpected move and offensive move, NVIDIA filed patent complaints against Samsung and Qualcomm. While NVIDIA is regularly involved in patent lawsuits, the cases are typically defensive in nature, such as the patent…
Rank this Week: 3199

Florida Foreclosure Defense…

Florida Foreclosure Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridaforeclosuredefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    The “Corinthian 15″ Refuse to Pay Their Loan

    The “Corinthian 15″ Refuse to Pay Their Loan
    It sounds like a great name for a movie title. “The Corinthian 15.” But rather than a juicy sci-fi plot, or a gangster movie (although the story does involve gangsters, arguably), the Corinthian 15 are a group of college graduates…
  • Jan 29

    We’re Featured on WPLG Local 10 Miami Broward’s Call Christina Segment

    We’re Featured on WPLG Local 10 Miami Broward’s Call Christina Segment
    Local 10 in Miami (WPLG) has featured us in a segment involving debt collection scams. The segment is by Christina Vazquez, who does a regular consumer segment on all kinds of consumer issues. We’re thrilled to be working with her and…
  • Jan 20

    Most Americans Expect to be in Debt For a Long Time

    Most Americans Expect to be in Debt For a Long Time
    At the risk of being a downer at the start of your work week, a recent article online discussed the dwindling hope that many Americans have that they will ever be free from debt. Almost one in five Americans (which is 20% for those of…
Rank this Week: 3278

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Mar 2

    Tips for Staying Safe While Spring Breaking in Florida

    Tips for Staying Safe While Spring Breaking in Florida
    With balmy weather, pristine beaches, and world-famous attractions, it’s no wonder that Florida is one of the most visited states in the country. Every year, Florida draws millions of visitors, from international tourists to families on…
  • Feb 23

    Who Can You Sue After a DUI Accident?

    Who Can You Sue After a DUI Accident?
    After you or someone you love survives a traumatic car crash, you may go through a wide range of emotions. If no one was killed or fatally injured, you may feel initial relief.  But often over the next several hours or days, you may…
  • Feb 16

    Safety Risks for Teenage Driver

    Safety Risks for Teenage Driver
    Our kids experience important milestones all the time.  Their first words; their first steps.  Removing the training wheels from their bike. Their first day of kindergarten. Falling in love for the first time. But perhaps one of the…
Rank this Week: 3593

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

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

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
Rank this Week: 3062

Tampa Abogado De Lesion

Tampa Abogado De Lesion

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

http://www.tampaabogadodelesion.com/
Rank this Week: 3778

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Regardless of Jury Decision, Compensation can be Capped by Limits of Insurance Policy

    Regardless of Jury Decision, Compensation can be Capped by Limits of Insurance Policy
    Although the law in New Jersey requires all motorists to carry automobile insurance, not every driver complies. In response to this, New Jersey requires Uninsured Motorist Insurance (UMI) be built into automobile insurance policies issued in…
  • Feb 16

    Was Fatal NJ Turnpike Crash Due to an Act of God or Negligence?

    Was Fatal NJ Turnpike Crash Due to an Act of God or Negligence?
    A total of 40 vehicles, including at least two tractor trailers, were involved in a fatal accident on the New Jersey Turnpike last Monday evening. Some attribute the day’s wintry storm, which dropped snow, sleet and freezing rain on the…
  • Feb 2

    Does New Jersey Need to Strengthen Its Building Codes?

    Does New Jersey Need to Strengthen Its Building Codes?
    The seven-alarm fire that destroyed a luxury Edgewater, NJ apartment complex last month, leaving 1,000 residents without homes, has led to a class action lawsuit and a call from some State and local officials for a review of New…
Rank this Week: 4428

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4815

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4548

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

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

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Mar 1

    Political contributions disclosure: My Exchange Act report is bigger than your

    Political contributions disclosure: My Exchange Act report is bigger than your
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm As some of us contemplate which disclosure rules we’d like to do away with, others are thinking about new rules that would require more disclosure. One possible area of rulemaking relates to disclosure of…
  • Feb 20

    Ineffective disclosure

    Ineffective disclosure
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm It’s not for nothing that I’m a securities lawyer.  I sincerely believe in the need for and efficacy of full and fair disclosure, both professionally and personally.  That’s one of the…
  • Feb 12

    Marketplace lending: A hot new industry looking for crowdfunding

    Marketplace lending: A hot new industry looking for crowdfunding
    Posted By: Gregory K. Bader Marketplace lending surely had its day in the sun in 2014.  Peer-to-peer lending, which now goes by the term marketplace lending, took a big step forward last year.  We saw the IPO of Lending Club rocket…
Rank this Week: 3621

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/
Rank this Week: 3253

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Mar 1

    The Inbox – This One’s for the Bird

    The Inbox – This One’s for the Bird
    Craig Watts, a chicken farmer from North Carolina, recently brought a whistleblower complaint against Perdue, claiming that the poultry seller retaliated against him for bringing certain animal welfare claims to light.  Mr. Watts owns…
  • Feb 25

    In Argument in Abercrombie & Fitch Case, Court Offers Solutions for Headscarf Issue

    In Argument in Abercrombie & Fitch Case, Court Offers Solutions for Headscarf Issue
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard argument in the religious discrimination case of EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., which made our list as one of our five issues to watch for 2015.  The case arises under Title VII, the…
  • Feb 23

    SOX Clawback Provision Takes Another Bite

    SOX Clawback Provision Takes Another Bite
    Section 304 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 requires the CEO and CFO of an issuer that has restated its financial statements to reimburse the company for any incentive or equity-based compensation, and for the profits on any stock sales of…
Rank this Week: 3559

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: 3371

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.daytonabeachinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 28

    Hit-and-Run Awareness Focus of FHP Effort as Incidents on Rise

    Hit-and-Run Awareness Focus of FHP Effort as Incidents on Rise
    Yet another fatal hit-and-run accident in Daytona has been reported, as officials report a pedestrian struck by a motorist in early January has died of his injuries. The reportedly homeless 56-year-old pedestrian had fought for his life for…
  • Feb 26

    Elder Driver Safety Focus of $12M, 5-Year Study by AAA

    Elder Driver Safety Focus of $12M, 5-Year Study by AAA
    Older drivers face a host of unique challenges behind the wheel, including diminished eyesight, weakened muscles, reduced hearing and eventual cognitive decline. Additionally, their physical frailty makes them more prone to serious injury or…
  • Feb 24

    Study Indicates Drugged Driving Increasingly Common

    Study Indicates Drugged Driving Increasingly Common
    A new study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicates drugged driving has become more common, while alcohol-impaired driving has dropped off. Although this news is useful for traffic safety experts in terms of…
Rank this Week: 4407

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/
  • Feb 28

    Investing in NNN Triple Net Leased Commercial Real Estate Propertie

    Investing in NNN Triple Net Leased Commercial Real Estate Propertie
    By:  Alejandro E. Jordan, JD Investing in NNN Triple Net Leased Commercial Real Estate Properties Not all real estate investors are created equal. A large number of them simply are looking to place their hard-earned money into a safe…
  • Feb 23

    February 2015 Florida Real Estate Case Law Updates (Part 2)

    February 2015 Florida Real Estate Case Law Updates (Part 2)
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Homestead Devise Restrictions Stone v. Stone, 873 So.2d 628 (Fla. 4th DCA 2014) Title to a residence was vested in a husband and wife. By warranty deed they conveyed the property to themselves as tenants in common.…
  • Feb 3

    February 2015 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

    February 2015 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. TIL Rescission              Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.,135 S.Ct. 790 (2015) Exactly three years after borrowing money to refinance…
Rank this Week: 3606

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida truck accidents involving moving trucks, tractor trailers, and rental trucks. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridatruckingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Targeting Distracted Trucker

    Targeting Distracted Trucker
    Distracted drivers in Hollywood and Florida cause all kinds of traffic collisions, including pedestrian accidents, truck crashes, and car collisions, to name just a few. When drivers are daydreaming or are focusing on mobile devices or a…
  • Feb 24

    Enforcing Trucking Rule

    Enforcing Trucking Rule
    Truck drivers need to follow many federal rules. These rules are designed to help prevent trucking collisions and to keep you safe. For example, truck drivers are required by law to take rest breaks to ensure that they are not driving…
  • Feb 19

    Emergency Trucks in Miami Beach and Florida

    Emergency Trucks in Miami Beach and Florida
    Ambulances, fire trucks, and police cars save lives. When they are rushing by to get to an emergency, other motorists are required to get out of the way. When emergency vehicles with lights flashing are parked on the side of the road to…
Rank this Week: 3953

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Actor Will Patton Arrested for DUI in South Carolina

    Actor Will Patton Arrested for DUI in South Carolina
    Actor Will Patton, 60, best known for his roles in Remember The Titans and Armageddon, has been arrested for driving under the influence in South Carolina, according to reports. Patton was held on Tuesday night on Isle of Palm, South…
  • Feb 6

    Former ‘Moesha’ Star Arrested for DUI after Super Bowl in Arizona

    Former ‘Moesha’ Star Arrested for DUI after Super Bowl in Arizona
    A former child star on the sitcom “Moesha” has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in Arizona. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office said 28-year-old Marcus Paulk is also suspected of possessing marijuana and drug…
  • Jan 29

    Avoid a DUI Arrest During Gasparilla Weekend

    Avoid a DUI Arrest During Gasparilla Weekend
    In the past, the Tampa Police Department has arrested between 200 and 400 people each Gasparilla weekend on DUI and other alcohol-related charges. Nowadays, many people are issued civil citations for violating open container laws which…
Rank this Week: 4757

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/
  • Feb 27

    Dealing with and Preventing Road Rage Accidents in Hialeah and Other Florida Communitie

    Dealing with and Preventing Road Rage Accidents in Hialeah and Other Florida Communitie
    Road rage incidents and aggressive driving can lead to car accidents on Hialeah and Florida roads. What is really frustrating for those who have been injured in these types of accidents is that road rage is often quite preventable. Someone…
  • Feb 24

    Can Distracted Driving be Stopped?

    Can Distracted Driving be Stopped?
    If you drive in South Florida, you may already know that distracted driving is a problem on the roads. No matter where you go, you are likely to see drivers talking on their phones, fixing their hair, or simply not paying attention to the…
  • Feb 19

    How Smarter Roads Could Help Miami and Florida Outsmart Crashe

    How Smarter Roads Could Help Miami and Florida Outsmart Crashe
    Google has moved forward with its self-driving cars, announcing a fleet of 100 fully autonomous vehicles. With smart cars soon to be on our roads, could smart roads be far behind? According to experts, we have already been moving in that…
Rank this Week: 4816

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Benzodiazepine Use in Older Patients Criticized

    Benzodiazepine Use in Older Patients Criticized
    Nursing homes have come under fire in recent years for the widespread use of antipsychotic drugs among elderly patients with dementia, as many centers use the drugs to quell outbursts and aggression, while ignoring the may potentially serious…
  • Feb 24

    Analysis: Racial Disparities Uncovered in Quality of Nursing Home Care

    Analysis: Racial Disparities Uncovered in Quality of Nursing Home Care
    It’s been well-documented that the state of nursing homes in the U.S. warrants improvement. However, a recent, multi-pronged analysis suggests the degree of care received by minorities is markedly below what their white counterparts…
  • Feb 18

    Report: Government to Issue Tougher Nursing Home Rating

    Report: Government to Issue Tougher Nursing Home Rating
    Choosing a nursing home for a loved one can be a difficult and painful decision. For many, finding a facility with a good reputation and acceptable government inspection reports is critical. Regulators tried to make the process easier,…
Rank this Week: 4678

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Domestic Violence Charges Against George Zimmerman Dropped

    Domestic Violence Charges Against George Zimmerman Dropped
    George Zimmerman is the man most prominently known to America as the neighborhood watch leader who fatally shot unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin in Central Florida in 2012. Although he was acquitted of murder in the case, the 31-year-old…
  • Feb 21

    Pregnant Woman Gets 15 Years for DUI Manslaughter that Killed Another Pregnant Woman

    Pregnant Woman Gets 15 Years for DUI Manslaughter that Killed Another Pregnant Woman
    A defendant in a DUI manslaughter case was five months pregnant with her fourth child when she received a sentence of 15 years for killing a pregnant woman outside a hotel in Fort Lauderdale three years ago. Family members of the decedent,…
  • Feb 14

    Sobriety Eye Tests Under Fire in DUI Case

    Sobriety Eye Tests Under Fire in DUI Case
    Police officers swear the eyes never lie, at least when it comes to the horizontal gaze nystagmus exam. The test is routinely used by police officers who suspect a driver is drunk as part of the field sobriety exam. It involves having a…
Rank this Week: 4828

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg is an experimental form of legal writing attempting to combine the best aspects of formal legal writing (i.e., law journals) with the best aspects of informal legal writing (i.e. blawgs). More scholarly than blawgs, less serious than full-length articles, the posts are specifically designed for an online readership.

http://blarg.legalmechanics.us
  • Feb 27

    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part II: Peace Talk

    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part II: Peace Talk
    It has been nearly ten months since my neighbor, Howard Bowe, was shot by police in his home. It has been nearly six months since I first wrote about the incident. Exceptionally little media coverage has been given to the death of Bowe or his…
  • Jan 27

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time
    The issue of same-sex marriage is headed to the Supreme Court and soon the Court will rule that state same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. For those who believe that the Court will hold that such bans are constitutional, abandon hope.…
  • Jan 27

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time
    The issue of same-sex marriage is headed to the Supreme Court and soon the Court will rule that state same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. For those who believe that the Court will hold that such bans are constitutional, abandon hope.…
Rank this Week: 3379

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Your Right to Remain Silent

    Your Right to Remain Silent
    In our practice we hear from clients all the time that the police did not read them their rights, meaning Miranda rights, when they are arrested.  Contrary to every television show and most people’s belief – the police…
  • Feb 26

    Traffic stop for dark window tint – probable cause?

    Traffic stop for dark window tint – probable cause?
    Let’s say you just bought a used car.  You never had the windows tinted, the car came like that.  Or let’s say you recently had the windows tinted by a reputable tint dealer.  Then in the middle of the day,…
  • Jan 26

    Juvenile Car Burglarie

    Juvenile Car Burglarie
    One of the most common juvenile crimes that I see are juvenile car burglaries.  These frequently happen in neighborhoods where kids may be walking around at night and trying to open up unlocked cars looking for loose change or…
Rank this Week: 3720

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/
  • Feb 27

    Is Terrorism the New Threat to Cruise Passengers?

    Is Terrorism the New Threat to Cruise Passengers?
    If you are cruising, and you think of safety issues, you probably think about the medical facilities on board, the cleanliness of the ship, and supervision of on-board activities. You may not give much thought to terrorism. One country is…
  • Jan 30

    Medical Malpractice on a Cruise Ship May Now Be a Viable Claim

    Medical Malpractice on a Cruise Ship May Now Be a Viable Claim
    If you’re on a cruise ship, and you’re injured as a result of medical malpractice, federal law which governs injuries at sea has been fairly consistent that you cannot recover damages against the cruise line as a result of the…
  • Dec 10

    “Flags of Convenience” are a Dangerous Loophole for Cruise Passenger

    “Flags of Convenience” are a Dangerous Loophole for Cruise Passenger
    When you take a cruise, you may or may not notice the flag flying on the top of the ship. If you look, you’ll notice the flag usually isn’t an American one. And if you listen to cruise commercials you may hear the words…
Rank this Week: 2802

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cecere Santana, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Feb 27

    “2 Drunk 2 Care” Miami Driver Pleads Guilty to DUI Manslaughter

    “2 Drunk 2 Care” Miami Driver Pleads Guilty to DUI Manslaughter
    Earlier last year, 21-year-old Floridian Kayla Mendoza was involved in a fatal head-on collision that took the lives of two young girls. The accident, which occurred on the Sawgrass Expressway, was caused when Mendoza went the wrong way down…
  • Feb 23

    Two Hospitalized in Three-Vehicle Miami-Dade Accident

    Two Hospitalized in Three-Vehicle Miami-Dade Accident
    Earlier this month in Miami-Dade County, an accident between a BMW car, a minivan, and a Miami-Dade County bus sent two people to the hospital. According to a news report by NBC Miami, one of the two people who were hospitalized was a…
  • Feb 11

    Construction Accident in Southeast Miami Leaves Two Workers Injured

    Construction Accident in Southeast Miami Leaves Two Workers Injured
    Towards the end of last month, a construction accident in southeast Miami injured two workers who were on-site at the time. According to one local news report, the accident occurred at 200 SE 3rd Ave., right in downtown Miami. The…
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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: 2998

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

Covers the representation of people injured in automobile accidents, trip and fall incidents, theme park injuries, medical negligence and nursing home negligence, among others.

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Whiplash Injury Claims and the Recovery Proce

    Whiplash Injury Claims and the Recovery Proce
    Whiplash injuries can cause a great deal of pain and discomfort for victims, as well as interfere with their work and other aspects of their lives. If you’re suffering from whiplash, speak to injury lawyers for advice about making motor…
  • Feb 17

    Fatal Accident Involving Bruce Jenner Re-Focuses Attention on Distracted Driving

    Fatal Accident Involving Bruce Jenner Re-Focuses Attention on Distracted Driving
    The fatal chain reaction crash involving former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner has once again focused attention on the growing threat posed by distracted drivers. The investigation into the fatal crash is ongoing. However, a spokesman Los…
  • Feb 11

    Woman Dies in I-4 Car Accident

    Woman Dies in I-4 Car Accident
    A 22-year-old woman died Friday, January 16th in a traffic accident on Interstate 4 in Winter Park, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The driver was headed westbound on rain-slick I-4 near Fairbanks when her Toyota Camry hit the concrete…
Rank this Week: 3327

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Withdrawal of Guilty Pleas in Florida

    Withdrawal of Guilty Pleas in Florida
    Most prosecutions end in a plea deal. But, a plea of guilty can be changed in some circumstances. Learn more from the South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog.
  • Feb 24

    Vanilla Ice Arrested for Home Burglary in Florida

    Vanilla Ice Arrested for Home Burglary in Florida
    Burglary is a serious crime. Learn about what burglary is, how it is punished in the criminal justice system, and what defenses are available from William Wallshein.
  • Feb 20

    Ignition Interlock Device

    Ignition Interlock Device
    Being convicted of driving under the influence can have serious consequences. Learn about Florida's requirements for ignition interlock devices from William Wallshein.
Rank this Week: 3265

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    What You Need to Know About the Takata Air Bag Recall

    What You Need to Know About the Takata Air Bag Recall
    According to the National Highway Safety Administration, Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. refuses to cooperate with the government’s investigation of its air bags. The NHTSA announced on Friday that it will impose fines of $14,000…
  • Feb 9

    St. Pete Toddler Struck and Killed by Car While Playing in Yard

    St. Pete Toddler Struck and Killed by Car While Playing in Yard
    A toddler was hit by an SUV and killed while playing in a yard in St. Petersburg on Thursday evening. According to reports, a 27-year-old man was exiting the yard when he failed to see the 2-year-old playing near his 1998 Ford SUV. As the man…
  • Feb 6

    Tampa Man Dies in Scooter Crash

    Tampa Man Dies in Scooter Crash
    A Tampa man was killed Saturday night after he lost control of his scooter on Hillsborough Avenue and crashed into a power pole, authorities said. The Florida Highway Patrol believes the 27-year-old was riding a Honda PCX150 west on…
Rank this Week: 3396

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Reasonable expectation of privacy? Recording public conversations in Florida

    Reasonable expectation of privacy? Recording public conversations in Florida
    Criminal Defense Attorneys in Jacksonville, FL Florida Statute 934.03 makes it is a misdemeanor to record someone without their consent unless the conversation occurs in-person in a situation where there is no reasonable expectation of…
  • Feb 15

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana
     NFL Player Arrested in for Possession of Marijuana near Jacksonville Starke, Florida is notorious for its speeding traps. Jacksonville and other Florida residents know that it is an area where you slow down and focus carefully on…
  • Feb 15

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana
     NFL Player Arrested in for Possession of Marijuana near Jacksonville Starke, Florida is notorious for its speeding traps. Jacksonville and other Florida residents know that it is an area where you slow down and focus carefully on…
Rank this Week: 3381

Upchurch Watson White & Max Blog

Upchurch Watson White & Max Blog

Covers mediation.

http://www.uww-adr.com/category/blog
  • Feb 26

    Law School Class Feels a Little Flat After Exciting Speaker

    Law School Class Feels a Little Flat After Exciting Speaker
    After last week’s incredible guest lecture by a veteran crisis negotiator from the Orlando Police Department, my lecture this week felt “flat” by comparison. The visiting detective truly was a tough act to follow. It’s…
  • Feb 20

    Crisis Negotiator Teaches Mediation Students How to Redirect Unproductive Behavior

    Crisis Negotiator Teaches Mediation Students How to Redirect Unproductive Behavior
    We had another guest speaker join us this week for class at Florida A&M University College of Law – a veteran detective for the Orlando Police Department who happens to be one of the agency’s most experienced crisis…
  • Feb 13

    Mediating Professor: Psychological Aspects at Least as Important as Legal, Financial

    Mediating Professor: Psychological Aspects at Least as Important as Legal, Financial
    This week, we had a guest speaker – a prominent clinical psychiatrist I happen to know. He delivered a fascinating lecture titled “Anxiety, Cognitive Distortions and the Impact on Mediation” to my class at Florida A&M…
Rank this Week: 3276

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/
  • Feb 26

    Florida Negligent Security Is a Form of Premises Liability

    Florida Negligent Security Is a Form of Premises Liability
    Sometimes, when a person is attacked, a property owner may have liability for failing to provide adequate security, which may include lights, security staff, and other security measures. A recent Fourth District case addressed the duty of an…
  • Feb 24

    Variations in Coverage Limits in Florida Uninsured Motorist Policy

    Variations in Coverage Limits in Florida Uninsured Motorist Policy
    Pursuant to Florida Statutes § 627.727, an insurer must provide uninsured motorist (“UM”) coverage alongside vehicle liability coverage, unless the insured rejects the UM coverage in writing.  The statute further…
  • Feb 17

    Fifth Amendment Applies to Certain Tax Information in Florida Civil Court

    Fifth Amendment Applies to Certain Tax Information in Florida Civil Court
    This blog has previously discussed how the Fifth Amendment can apply in civil cases. A person involved in civil litigation can assert his or her Fifth Amendment right to avoid being compelled to testify or respond to discovery requests that…
Rank this Week: 5054

Product Liability Attorneys Blog

Product Liability Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.productliabilityattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Safety of Dietary Supplements Challenged Amid Investigation

    Safety of Dietary Supplements Challenged Amid Investigation
    An investigation into the efficacy of over-the-counter dietary supplements revealed the products did not even contain the herbs that were listed on the labels. This prompted the New York state attorney general's office to order four major…
  • Jan 26

    Birth Control Lawsuits Continue to Rise Amid Complication

    Birth Control Lawsuits Continue to Rise Amid Complication
    Complaints are beginning to rise among the nearly 1 million women who have been implanted with a medical device intended for contraception. The woman say the device, named Essure, can cause extreme pain, bleeding and damaged tissue. Many have…
  • Jan 16

    Testosterone Therapy Dangers Highlighted in Study, New Drug Testing

    Testosterone Therapy Dangers Highlighted in Study, New Drug Testing
    Testosterone treatments are a multi-billion dollar industry in the U.S. Commercials promise men renewed energy, a powerful sex drive, and better moods. According to NBC News, doctors wrote 7.5 million testosterone prescriptions in 2013 -…
Rank this Week: 4253

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Feb 26

    Court Allows Woman to Sue Herself in Wrongful Death Case

    Court Allows Woman to Sue Herself in Wrongful Death Case
    Our personal injury lawyers frequently represent individuals who have been injured or otherwise harmed by the negligence or wrongdoing of another. Sometimes, the harm in question is the loss of a loved one, and in a wrongful death case (i.e.…
  • Feb 23

    Falsely Advertised Herbal Supplements Can Cause Dangerous Allergic Reaction

    Falsely Advertised Herbal Supplements Can Cause Dangerous Allergic Reaction
    Most of the drugs you can pick up at the grocery store or pharmacy, etc., have been tested and approved by the FDA. So-called “herbal supplements,” however, which can be purchased at a wide range of stores, aren’t subjected…
  • Feb 13

    Alcohol Makes Driving Very Dangerous, Very Quickly

    Alcohol Makes Driving Very Dangerous, Very Quickly
      At the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg, we know you’d be hard pressed to find someone who wouldn’t agree that drunk driving is dangerous driving. But while the vast majority of us accurately view drunk driving as…
Rank this Week: 3789

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: 3208

Full Cup of Justice

Full Cup of Justice

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

http://www.floridaaccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    NFL Lawsuit Getting Closer to a Settlement Decision

    NFL Lawsuit Getting Closer to a Settlement Decision
    The lawsuit against the NFL is one step closer to coming to a final settlement between the former players and the League. The federal judge who has been hearing the case has rejected previous settlements, stating that the amount was…
  • Feb 18

    NFL Concussion Settlement Still Not Finalized Per Federal Judge

    NFL Concussion Settlement Still Not Finalized Per Federal Judge
    As was previously discussed on this blog, the NFL’s $765 million settlement was rejected for a third time by the same federal judge for similar reasons. The lawsuit surrounds the ongoing claims by former NFL players who have suffered…
  • Feb 11

    Florida Man Flees Scene After Causing Three-Car Accident

    Florida Man Flees Scene After Causing Three-Car Accident
    Earlier this month, a man was caught hiding in a shed after he caused a three-car accident and then fled the scene. According to a local news report, the accident occurred around the area of Houston Lake Road and the North Perry Bypass. The…
Rank this Week: 3069

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers auto accidents and consumer product recalls. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Sanislo v. Give Kids The World, Inc. – Florida Supreme Court Upholds Liability Waiver

    Sanislo v. Give Kids The World, Inc. – Florida Supreme Court Upholds Liability Waiver
    The Florida Supreme Court has issued a decision that strengthens a defendant’s use of liability waivers in fending off civil litigation. In so doing, the court approved the Fla. 5th District Court of Appeal’s approach and rejected…
  • Feb 22

    Monfore v. Phillips – $1M Medical Liability Verdict Upheld

    Monfore v. Phillips – $1M Medical Liability Verdict Upheld
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has a warning for defendants who are the subject of multi-defendant litigation: “Beware: When a fellow litigant settles on the eve of trial, you can’t bank on the right to claim…
  • Feb 16

    Halvorson v. Sweetwater County – School Injury Case Weighed

    Halvorson v. Sweetwater County – School Injury Case Weighed
    Given that school is where students spend roughly a third of their day, it’s no wonder it is the site of many injuries. School districts can be successfully sued for negligence resulting in child injury, but cases must overcome…
Rank this Week: 4096

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/
  • 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…
  • Nov 6

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

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Florida Commercial Fishing Cases -- Part 2
    The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to step in to resolve a long-running dispute between Florida and Georgia. As noted in my previous post, it is the second Florida case on the Supreme Court's docket this term that involves…
Rank this Week: 4316

Criminal Law Blog & News

Criminal Law Blog & News

Covers Florida criminal law, crime history and weird crime news. By DeThomasis & Buchanan, PA.

http://reasonabledoubt.org/index.php/criminallawblog
Rank this Week: 4803

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3262

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3302