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Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.floridainjuryattorneysblawg.com/
  • Jan 27

    Is your treatment medically necessary?

    Is your treatment medically necessary?
    As we know, the law requires that a medical benefit which includes, but is not limited to, the treatment, a device or an aid be medically necessary.  In order to award that benefit, the test is whether it is medically…
  • Jan 26

    Jo Ann Hoffman, Esquire Early Stock Market Experience

    Jo Ann Hoffman, Esquire Early Stock Market Experience
    In yesterday’s blog we referenced Attorney Hoffman’s early experience in successfully picking stocks to invest in.  Below is the Money Magazine’s article from September 10, 1984 and the IBD Special Report from June 29,…
  • Jan 25

    The Price of Oil Must be Set to Save Your Retirement Investment

    The Price of Oil Must be Set to Save Your Retirement Investment
    If you review the graph at the bottom of this article you will see that as the price of oil goes so goes your investments. My solution is to stabilize the stock market and global economies by having the U.S.  set the…
Rank this Week: 2315

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Thomas & Pearl.

http://thomasandpearl.com/blog/
  • Jan 26

    Snowbirds and Auto Accident

    Snowbirds and Auto Accident
    Snowbird Season is Here and a Lot More Vehicles There’s nothing like cold and snowy weather to bring out the snowbirds.  They come south from the northern states and Canadian provinces, or north from South America, or west from…
  • Jan 11

    Cruise Ship Injurie

    Cruise Ship Injurie
    There are more cruise ships that sail out of South Florida than anywhere else in the world.  Most of the cruise ship companies are household names:  Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, Celebrity, and more.  But many people do…
  • Dec 15

    Big Trucks, Big Accident

    Big Trucks, Big Accident
    Did you know? There are approximately 1,900,000 semi-trucks registered in the United States Semi-trucks drive approximately 140 billion miles each year in this country Trailers are typically 53 feet long The allowed maximum weight for a…
Rank this Week: 4717

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Donaldson & Weston PA.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 2347

Florida Construction Law Update

Florida Construction Law Update

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

http://www.floridaconstructionupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 3577

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3123

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Covers elder neglect, auto accidents, and nursing home abuse. By Farah and Farah, P.A.

http://www.foryourprotection.com/
  • Jan 20

    Two Injured in Jacksonville Wrong Way Crash

    Two Injured in Jacksonville Wrong Way Crash
    Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) switchboards lit up on a recent Monday morning. Police responding to the scene reported that the 28 year old driver of a Honda Civic crashed head on with another Honda Civic. The accident happened on Interstate…
  • Nov 4

    Florida Eye Surgeon Held Responsible for Bogus Diagnoses and Surgerie

    Florida Eye Surgeon Held Responsible for Bogus Diagnoses and Surgerie
    A 57-year-old Lessburg ophthalmologist has been found guilty of cheating Medicare. The doctor pretended to provide medical procedures to patients who didn't need them. A Jacksonville federal jury convicted the doctor on 20 counts of…
  • Oct 21

    Invokana Now Linked with Cardiovascular Injurie

    Invokana Now Linked with Cardiovascular Injurie
    Invokana is a type 2 diabetes medication that has many known dangerous side effects. There is a known link between the Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. drug with cardiovascular injuries and kidney failure. According to officials with the Food and…
Rank this Week: 4476

Skubiak & Rivas P.A. Blog

Skubiak & Rivas P.A. Blog

Covers traffic tickets, DUI and traffic safety.

http://www.osceolatrafficattorneys.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 20

    DUI in Osceola County – You Have 10 Days To Challenge Your DUI

    DUI in Osceola County – You Have 10 Days To Challenge Your DUI
    You Must Take Action Within 10 Days To Fight DUI Charges You only have 10 days to challenge a DUI charge. Don’t delay getting the legal representation you need to win your case. We can help you avoid: Losing your license Going to jail…
  • Jan 16

    Can’t Afford Your Speeding Ticket – Call U

    Can’t Afford Your Speeding Ticket – Call U
    The cost of a speeding ticket in Orlando has increased as cities in and around Central Florida have increased their fees. So what are you options. First we recommended seeking counsel. Our Osceola will not only review your ticket and provide…
  • Jun 27

    How To Fight Your Traffic Ticket In Osceola County

    How To Fight Your Traffic Ticket In Osceola County
    Choosing to fight your ticket in Osceola County is a decision that should be thought about carefully. Avoiding the traffic ticket and not paying the fine is something that should never be in question. If you have not paid or have overlooked…
Rank this Week: 2074

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers disability claims and lawsuits. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.longtermdisabilityblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3386

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Provides personal injury news and tips. By Michael L Morgan Law Group.

http://www.sarasotainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS CAN LEAD TO SERIOUS INJURIES

    SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS CAN LEAD TO SERIOUS INJURIES
    Slip and fall accidents occur when a person slips or trips and falls due to a dangerous condition on another person’s property. Most slip and fall accidents lead to minor cuts and bruises but some slip and fall accident injuries can be…
  • Jan 13

    SARASOTA AND BRADENTON CATASTROPHIC INJURIES

    SARASOTA AND BRADENTON CATASTROPHIC INJURIES
    What is the definition of a catastrophic injury? A catastrophic injury can be described as an injury that has a permanent negative affect on the injured person who can no longer perform work or enjoy life as they did before the accident or…
  • Dec 29

    CHRONIC HEADACHES AND HEAD INJURIES CAUSED BY CAR ACCIDENTS

    CHRONIC HEADACHES AND HEAD INJURIES CAUSED BY CAR ACCIDENTS
    A majority of head injuries result from car accidents, especially rear-end collisions. Recent evidence has shown that chronic post-traumatic headaches are the result of brain injury. Some symptoms of brain injury are only diagnosed through…
Rank this Week: 3376

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Technology As Weapons in Divorce

    Technology As Weapons in Divorce
    Technology plays a major role in divorce cases.  Technology, particularly social media apps like Facebook, Tinder, and even text messages, are coming up as issues.  Sometimes, the use of technology is the cause of the divorce, while…
  • Jan 14

    Emergency Pick Up Order

    Emergency Pick Up Order
    The need for emergency pick up orders can be brought about for various reasons.  A couple of the most common reasons I’ve encountered in my practice as a Jacksonville family lawyer are appropriate to set the stage.  Families…
  • Dec 31

    Co-Parenting After Divorce

    Co-Parenting After Divorce
    According to Florida law, “It is the public policy of this state that each minor child has frequent and continuing contact with both parents after the parents separate or the marriage of the parties is dissolved and to encourage parents…
Rank this Week: 3429

South Florida Injury Law Blog

South Florida Injury Law Blog

Covers car accidents, medical malpractice, and defective products. By Anidjar & Levine, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Lack of a Citation Inadmissible in Florida Injury Case

    Lack of a Citation Inadmissible in Florida Injury Case
    In negligence cases arising from automobile accidents, whether a party received a traffic citation related to the accident is generally inadmissible.  Courts do not want the jury to substitute the officer’s decisions to write or…
  • Dec 14

    Admissibility of Expert Testimony - Baan v. Columbia County

    Admissibility of Expert Testimony - Baan v. Columbia County
    The Florida Legislature has codified the Daubert standard for expert testimony in § 90.702, Fla. Stat. Pursuant to the statute, a qualified expert may provide opinion testimony regarding scientific, technical, or specialized knowledge…
  • Dec 14

    Admissibility of Expert Testimony – Baan v. Columbia County

    Admissibility of Expert Testimony – Baan v. Columbia County
    The Florida Legislature has codified the Daubert standard for expert testimony in § 90.702, Fla. Stat. Pursuant to the statute, a qualified expert may provide opinion testimony regarding scientific, technical, or specialized knowledge…
Rank this Week: 3294

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
  • Jan 14

    IRS previews qualified plan determination letter changes in new guidance

    IRS previews qualified plan determination letter changes in new guidance
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance on Jan. 4, 2016, that clarifies certain implications of its previously announced changes to the employee plans determination letter program. These clarifications, announced in Notice 2016-03…
  • Dec 29

    IRS Notice 2016-4 extends due dates for 2015 information reporting under the ACA

    IRS Notice 2016-4 extends due dates for 2015 information reporting under the ACA
    The IRS yesterday released IRS Notice 2016-4, which extends the due dates for certain 2015 information reporting under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). This notice relates to due dates for the 2015 information reporting…
  • Dec 21

    Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015

    Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015
    Leaders in the U.S. Congress reached a deal on Tuesday night to permanently extend many of the 52 provisions of the Internal Revenue Code that expired on Dec. 31, 2014. The full Congress approved the bill on Dec. 18, 2015 and President Obama…
Rank this Week: 3969

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    Florida’s Third District Reduces Damages Award in Auto Accident Case

    Florida’s Third District Reduces Damages Award in Auto Accident Case
    Although the end of a trial often means finality, seasoned litigators understand that, at least in some cases, it may simply be a precursor to protracted appellate battles. Indeed, a favorable ruling for a plaintiff is often not secure, for…
  • Dec 16

    First District Court of Appeal Affirms in Boating Negligence Case

    First District Court of Appeal Affirms in Boating Negligence Case
    Under Florida law, a plaintiff has four years to bring a suit for negligence. See Fla. Stat. § 95.11. Although the waters surrounding our state play host to a number of accidents, many potential litigants are surprised to learn that…
  • Nov 25

    Supreme Court of Florida Further Limits Admissibility of Collateral Source Evidence

    Supreme Court of Florida Further Limits Admissibility of Collateral Source Evidence
    Under the common law, collateral source evidence was generally inadmissible for both determinations of liability and damages. Finding that this rule promoted double recovery in certain instances, the Florida legislature abrogated this rule in…
Rank this Week: 2432

Appealing Decisions

Appealing Decisions

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

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

    SCOTUS Voids Florida’s Death Penalty

    SCOTUS Voids Florida’s Death Penalty
    Breaking News:  In an 8-1 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States finds that Florida’s death penalty violates the U.S. Constitution in that it takes power that should belong to juries and vests it in trial…
  • Oct 27

    Florida’s Highest Court Refuses Webster’s Request for “Seat at the Table”

    Florida’s Highest Court Refuses Webster’s Request for “Seat at the Table”
    Today, the Supreme Court of Florida entered an order denying U.S. Senator, Daniel Webster’s request to intervene in the widely-reported Florida redistricting case, League of Women Voters of Florida, Inc., et al. v. Detzer, Case No.…
  • Jun 16

    Economic Development in the Sunshine?

    Economic Development in the Sunshine?
    The Fifth District Court of Appeal heard oral argument today on the issue of whether the records of the Economic Development Commission of Brevard County are subject to public inspection.  The lower court ruled that such…
Rank this Week: 3505

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

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

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jan 12

    Cápsulas Informativas Constitucionales Becomes #1 on Amazon

    Cápsulas Informativas Constitucionales Becomes #1 on Amazon
    In a very short time, Cápsulas Informativas Constitucionales, the very first book in the Spanish language devoted to discussion and explanation of the found documents and principles of the United States has become a #1 bestseller on…
  • Nov 18

    Constitución de los EEUU Explicada en Español

    Constitución de los EEUU Explicada en Español
    David J. Shestokas, abogado especialista en derecho constitucional, y la Dra. Berta Isabel Arias, autora, han publicado Cápsulas Informativas Constitucionales. Esta publicación le ofrece a la población…
  • Nov 17

    Cápsulas Informativas Constitucionales (Constitutional Sound Bites) Now In Spanish

    Cápsulas Informativas Constitucionales (Constitutional Sound Bites) Now In Spanish
    Attorney David J. Shestokas and author Dr. Berta Isabel Arias have released Cápsulas Informativas Constitucionales, now available on Amazon. This publication affords America’s Spanish speaking population an unprecedented…
Rank this Week: 2952

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Miami Debt Defense: What’s Allowed on Your Credit Report?

    Miami Debt Defense: What’s Allowed on Your Credit Report?
    Credit reports have a huge influence on so many aspects of our lives – from our mortgage rate to our ability to secure a loan to various job prospects. So it’s important to understand how ratings are formulated, how to improve…
  • Jan 8

    FTC: Company to Pay $100 Million for Violating Consumer Protection Order

    FTC: Company to Pay $100 Million for Violating Consumer Protection Order
    A company that promises to protect consumers from identity theft has been accused of violating a federal court order that requires it to keep those promises and refrain from deceptive advertising. The case against LifeLock dates back several…
  • Jan 6

    Senate Passes Bill to Ban Customer Anti-Speech Clause

    Senate Passes Bill to Ban Customer Anti-Speech Clause
    The U.S. Senate recently took one major step toward protecting the rights of consumers and the integrity of capitalism in the 21st Century with its passage of the Consumer Review Freedom Act (S. 2044, H.R. 2110). The bill targets so-called…
Rank this Week: 4823

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys…

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 10

    Popular Department Stores Openly Sell Possible Pressure Cooker Bomb

    Popular Department Stores Openly Sell Possible Pressure Cooker Bomb
    January 10, 2016 (FORT LAUDERDALE, FL) – Several department stores are reportedly continuing to sell allegedly faulty pressure cookers which can explode during use, causing extensive property damage and burn injuries. Despite increasing…
  • Sep 5

    $4,000,000 Recovered For Oakland Park Wrongful Death Victim’s Family

    $4,000,000 Recovered For Oakland Park Wrongful Death Victim’s Family
    The Law Offices of Jason Turchin recently settled a wrongful death case for more than $4,000,000.00 on behalf of the family of a young man who was struck and killed by a hit and run driver. The young man was on the street when,…
  • Jun 22

    Florida Victim’s Rights Attorney Jason Turchin Selected Once Again To 2015 Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

    Florida Victim’s Rights Attorney Jason Turchin Selected Once Again To 2015 Super Lawyers Rising Stars List
    The Law Offices of Jason Turchin proudly announces that Victim’s Rights Attorney Jason Turchin has again been selected to the 2015 Florida Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected…
Rank this Week: 4808

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/insights-news/
  • Jan 6

    Physician Non-Compete Held Unenforceable

    Physician Non-Compete Held Unenforceable
      Doctors, especially those who specialize in a particular field of medicine, are in a competitive business.  As such, an increasing number of medical practices are attempting to limit the competition by requiring physicians in the…
  • Dec 17

    Court Rejects FLSA Collective Action Settlement

    Court Rejects FLSA Collective Action Settlement
    In a Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) collective action overtime lawsuit filed by employees of Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., the parties reached a settlement during the litigation.  Since settlements reached in FLSA lawsuits…
  • Oct 21

    No “Blue Pencil” for Non-Competes in Virginia Court

    No “Blue Pencil” for Non-Competes in Virginia Court
    In our information age, a wide range of businesses and industries rely on non-compete and non-solicitation clauses in employment contracts to protect their assets while attracting top talent. Standard clauses restrict the extent to which…
Rank this Week: 2181

The Legal Conservative

The Legal Conservative

Discusses law and cases from a conservative perspective. By the Woodring Law Firm.

http://www.woodringlawfirm.com/legal_conservative_blog
  • Dec 30

    2nd Annual Florida Chapters Federalist Society Conference

    2nd Annual Florida Chapters Federalist Society Conference
    Last Year’s Florida Chapters Federalist Society Conference was well attended with about  250 people, and there were numerous requests to make this an annual event, so I am happy to announce that the 2nd Annual Florida Chapters…
  • Dec 18

    First Statewide Florida Federalist Society Convention

    First Statewide Florida Federalist Society Convention
    I would like to invite all of my Conservative and Libertarian legal friends to the First Statewide Florida Federalist Society Convention to be held Feb. 27-28, 2015 at the Swan and Dolphin Resort at Walt Disney World. Limited discounted rooms…
  • May 2

    Individual Mandate: 2 Lawyers Debate Constitutionality: Introduction

    Individual Mandate: 2 Lawyers Debate Constitutionality: Introduction
    Individual Mandate: 2 Lawyers Debate Constitutionality: Introduction. First of three articles I have the privilege to write for Medscape to cover the healthcare lawsuit argued topics. Note, you may have to do a free sign up to access the…
Rank this Week: 4804

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Published by Nationally Focused Mesothelioma Attorneys. The Ferraro Law Firm

http://www.mesotheliomalawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3301

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 21

    Darth Vader Indicted in Middle District of Florida

    Darth Vader Indicted in Middle District of Florida
    Darth Vader of Death Star, Space, 45 years old, was indicted last week in the Middle District of Florida for allegedly violating the RICO act, Conspiracy, Committing Acts of Terrorism Transcending National Boundaries, Murder, loitering and…
  • Sep 23

    Tampa Area Woman Charged With Domestic Battery For Grabbing Husband’s Genital

    Tampa Area Woman Charged With Domestic Battery For Grabbing Husband’s Genital
    Ah, the wonderful world of divorce and the precipitating domestic violence allegations that often accompany it. While not an uncommon crime, allegations occurring 6,834 times in Pinellas County last year and 6,387 times in Hillsborough County…
  • Jun 16

    St. Louis Cardinals Executives Under Investigation For Hacking Astro

    St. Louis Cardinals Executives Under Investigation For Hacking Astro
     The St. Louis Cardinals baseball team is under investigation by the FBI and Unites States Attorney’s Office in Houston, Texas for allegedly hacking an Astros player database. The New York Times reports that FBI and Department of…
Rank this Week: 3675

FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
  • Dec 17

    Supreme Court Removes Judge from Bench for Physical Altercation with Public Defender

    Supreme Court Removes Judge from Bench for Physical Altercation with Public Defender
    Jacek Stramski | On December 17, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court rejected the Judicial Qualifications Commission’s (JQC) recommendation that Judge John Murphy of Brevard County be suspended, and instead held that he “surrendered…
  • Nov 5

    Failure to Appear is not Direct Criminal Contempt

    Failure to Appear is not Direct Criminal Contempt
    Jacek Stramski | On November 5, the Florida Supreme Court issued its opinion in State v. Diaz de la Portilla (SC14-1625) and clarified that failure to appear at a scheduled hearing when required to do so by a court can
  • Apr 6

    Impairment of Contracts, Hospital Districts, and the Foundations They Create

    Impairment of Contracts, Hospital Districts, and the Foundations They Create
    Regina Keenan | On November 13, 2014, the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion in Citrus County Hospital Board v. Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc. (SC13-411) affirming Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc. v. Citrus County…
Rank this Week: 2815

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
  • Dec 17

    Broward bicyclist struck and killed by truck

    Broward bicyclist struck and killed by truck
    According to Broward Sheriff's Office, a bicyclist was killed today after he was hit by a cement truck near Davie Boulevard. The authorities have not revealed the circumstances of this latest fatal bicyclist accident, but one can reasonably…
  • Dec 3

    Wrongful death of construction worker at a downtown Miami construction site

    Wrongful death of construction worker at a downtown Miami construction site
    According to reports, a worker was killed while working on a Miami high-rise condominium building construction site yesterday. The details of the incident are unknown, but the Miami Herald reported today that, the 29 year-old construction…
  • Oct 2

    Explosion in Sunny Isles Beach caused by Gas Leak in Boiler Room

    Explosion in Sunny Isles Beach caused by Gas Leak in Boiler Room
    An explosion took place this afternoon in Sunny Isles Beach. Early reports mention a gas leak in the boiler room of a high rise condo was responsible for the damages. As many as 6 people have been reported injured on site, and off site,…
Rank this Week: 3169

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/
  • Dec 13

    South Carolina Court Finds Employees Were Users under Product Liability Statute

    South Carolina Court Finds Employees Were Users under Product Liability Statute
    Many states have codified at least part of the state law regarding product liability, often based on a version of the Restatement of Torts. These statutes set forth who may recover and who is liable for a defective product. The South…
  • Dec 3

    South Carolina Supreme Court Allows Nisi Additur in Auto Product Liability Case

    South Carolina Supreme Court Allows Nisi Additur in Auto Product Liability Case
    In some states, trial courts have the power to increase an inadequate jury verdict or reduce an excessive verdict. The law varies somewhat by state, but generally the court may not change the jury's verdict without a strong reason to do…
  • Sep 17

    IVC Blood Clot Filter Safety Doubted After Deaths, Injurie

    IVC Blood Clot Filter Safety Doubted After Deaths, Injurie
    A product intended to prevent blood clots for those at high risk may in fact be extremely dangerous, and questions are being raised about manufacturers' knowledge of those risks. We're talking about IVC filters - short for inferior vena cava…
Rank this Week: 3346

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/
  • Dec 10

    Jordan + Pascale, P.L.’s Expansion to Palm Beach County

    Jordan + Pascale, P.L.’s Expansion to Palm Beach County
    Jordan + Pascale, P.L. is pleased to announce the expansion of their practice to Palm Beach County. The firm is opening an additional office located at 10 SE 1st Ave Suite A Delray Beach, Florida. We look forward to serving your legal needs…
  • Oct 1

    Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

    Florida Real Estate Case Law Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Lenders Standing at Foreclosure Creadon v. U.S. Bank N.A. 166 So.3d 952 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2015) The circuit court entered final judgment in favor of U.S. Bank N.A., foreclosing a mortgage encumbering property. The…
  • Jul 31

    FAQs – 1031 Exchanges (Tax Deferred Exchanges) for Commercial Real Estate

    FAQs – 1031 Exchanges (Tax Deferred Exchanges) for Commercial Real Estate
    By:  Alejandro E. Jordan, JD Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – 1031 Exchanges (Tax Deferred Exchanges) for Commercial Real Estate Question 1:    What is the difference between a sale and an exchange?  …
Rank this Week: 2844

The Tax Lawyer's Blog

The Tax Lawyer's Blog

By the Pappas Group.

http://www.pappastax.com/the-tax-lawyers-blog/
  • Dec 8

    Owe the IRS? You Can Lose You Passport.

    Owe the IRS? You Can Lose You Passport.
    President Obama has signed a new passport revocation provision into law to help the IRS collect back taxes.  New § 7345 of the Internal Revenue Code has been added as a result of the passage of  H.R. 22…
  • Nov 24

    WARNING: IRS Wants to Take Your Passport

    WARNING: IRS Wants to Take Your Passport
    Congress has passed H.R.22, which, if signed by the President, will allow the IRS to confiscate the passports of citizens who owe the IRS more than $50,000 in taxes, penalties and interest. Congress calls this... Read More The post WARNING:…
  • Jan 21

    New Streamlined Procedures for Foreign Bank Account Violater

    New Streamlined Procedures for Foreign Bank Account Violater
    IRS Gives Big Break to Non-Willful Foreign Bank Account Holders On June 18th, 2014, the IRS announced that it had put in place new procedures for foreign bank account holders that effectively reduce the delinquency... Read More The post New…
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Florida Appellate Review

Florida Appellate Review

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

http://www.floridaappellatereview.com/
  • Dec 4

    Florida's Ban on Credit Card Surcharges Declared Unconstitutional

    Florida's Ban on Credit Card Surcharges Declared Unconstitutional
    You may have gone to pay for a purchase and been told by the store owner that there was an extra charge to pay by credit card. And you've undoubtedly gone to a gas station with two sets of prices: lower prices for cash and higher prices for…
  • Sep 18

    Foreclosure Appeals -- Part 2 -- Unique Issue

    Foreclosure Appeals -- Part 2 -- Unique Issue
    Continuing from my last post, this post (also excerpted/adapted from my CLE presentation o the Florida Bar Appellate Practice Section) outlines some unique legal issues that arise in foreclosure appeals.   Attorney’s…
  • Sep 16

    Foreclosure Appeals -- Unique Issues and Broader Impact

    Foreclosure Appeals -- Unique Issues and Broader Impact
    [The following is excerpted/adapted from a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) presentation I gave earlier this year for the Florida Bar Appellate Practice Section's Monthly CLE Teleconference. Because the lecture was too long for one post, I'm…
Rank this Week: 3414

@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
  • Dec 2

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part III For more than a year, I have been attempting to get answers in the wake of a police-involved shooting in my neighborhood that resulted in the death of a young black man standing unarmed in his kitchen. For…
  • Aug 9

    Scaling Back Marijuana Law: Hallandale Beach

    Scaling Back Marijuana Law: Hallandale Beach
    Disclaimer: Nothing contained herein should be considered legal advice. Predictions are not guarantees, regardless of how prescient the author may appear from prior writings. On Wednesday, August 5, Hallandale Beach took Broward…
  • Jul 14

    Innovative Punctuation for Innovative Legal Writing‽

    Innovative Punctuation for Innovative Legal Writing‽
    Chances are, you’ve never used an interrobang in a legal brief. Chances are, you’ve never come across a snark mark, an acclamation point, or a rhetorical question mark in a legal opinion. Although such punctuation exists, it is…
Rank this Week: 2409

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Covers estate planning, real property acquisition, personal injury, will disputes, commercial litigation, business and corporate law, and institutional lending.

http://gouldcooksey.com/blog/
  • Dec 1

    Department of Labor Set to Expand Overtime Coverage

    Department of Labor Set to Expand Overtime Coverage
    In July 2016, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) plans to implement proposed rules and regulations to extend overtime pay to an additional 5 million employees. Earlier this year, the DOL announced a plan to essentially…
  • Nov 10

    IRS Releases 2016 Estate and Gift Tax Figure

    IRS Releases 2016 Estate and Gift Tax Figure
    On November 2, 2015 the IRS published updated estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax figures.  These amounts will be effective beginning on January 1, 2016. 2016 Basic Exclusion Amount for Estate and Gift Tax: $5,450,000 2016…
  • Nov 5

    Criminal Background Screening on Job Applicants and Existing Employees is not Without Risk

    Criminal Background Screening on Job Applicants and Existing Employees is not Without Risk
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) just settled its first case since adoption of its 2012 updated guidance on the use of arrest and conviction records in employment decisions. The case involved BMW Manufacturing…
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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: 2771

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorneyblog.net/
  • Nov 26

    Florida Teacher Arrested for Showing Porn to Students in Cla

    Florida Teacher Arrested for Showing Porn to Students in Cla
    A Polk County teacher was arrested this month for showing pornography to students in his classroom. My review of the facts indicates that as is typical in many criminal matters, there are potential defenses available to the teacher that…
  • Nov 19

    Jacksonville Automobile Accident Insurance Fraud Scheme

    Jacksonville Automobile Accident Insurance Fraud Scheme
    A little over two years ago, the first of many arrests were made in connection with automobile insurance fraud schemes here in Jacksonville. The schemes involved “staged”, or prearranged, accidents at low speeds to create…
  • Nov 13

    Child Abuse Cases Are Not Always As They Seem

    Child Abuse Cases Are Not Always As They Seem
    This week the Times-Union reported on a couple who were arrested for allegedly abusing their 7-week old daughter only to be later exonerated. The story is a great example of why we shouldn’t jump to conclusions when such allegations…
Rank this Week: 2341

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/
  • Nov 24

    Tort Laws and Educator Liability for Student Injurie

    Tort Laws and Educator Liability for Student Injurie
    The legal dictionary definition of a tort is “a civil wrong arising from an act or failure to act, independently of any contract, for which an action for personal injury or property damages may be brought.” Tort laws are based…
  • Nov 19

    What Happens When an Auto Accident Aggravates a Pre-Existing Injury?

    What Happens When an Auto Accident Aggravates a Pre-Existing Injury?
    If you were injured in an auto accident and suffer from a pre-existing injury or medical condition, it doesn’t hurt to be prepared for an uphill battle when you try to collect for damages. The defendant will argue that all ……
  • Nov 12

    Important Information You Need to Collect After an Auto Accident

    Important Information You Need to Collect After an Auto Accident
    If you are involved in an auto accident, there is often immediate chaos at the scene. You need to determine if anyone is injured to a degree that ambulances need to be called as well as make an assessment of … Continued The post…
Rank this Week: 2105

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4609

FLG Trusts & Estates Reporter

FLG Trusts & Estates Reporter

Covers trusts, estate planning, asset protection, and probate, with particular focus on Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. By Fortenberry Law Group PLLC.

http://www.fortenberrylaw.com
  • Nov 17

    U.S. States With Series LLC Act

    U.S. States With Series LLC Act
    A series LLC is a form of limited liability company that is authorized by state law to hold assets in separate “containers” known as series.  These containers function much like holding companies. They are used to segregate…
  • Oct 29

    Rights of Stepchildren to Assets of a Deceased Parent in Probate

    Rights of Stepchildren to Assets of a Deceased Parent in Probate
    Here’s a scenario that I get so often that it deserves its own blog post:  Dad dies. Stepchildren claim that stepmother is taking dad’s assets and not communicating with them. Stepmother claims that all of the marital assets…
  • Oct 22

    Formal Florida Probate Administration in 10 Step

    Formal Florida Probate Administration in 10 Step
    Of the various types of Florida probate proceedings, formal administration is the most common.  Like any probate matter, Florida probate administration can vary depending on the size of the estate, the decedent’s asset…
Rank this Week: 4608

Florida Probate and Estate…

Florida Probate and Estate Planning Blog

Answers probate and estate law questions. By Fortenberry Legal.

http://www.floridaprobatesolutions.com/blog/
  • Nov 4

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  • Oct 29

    Rights of Stepchildren to Assets of a Deceased Parent in Probate

    Rights of Stepchildren to Assets of a Deceased Parent in Probate
    Here’s a scenario that I get so often that it deserves its own blog post:  Dad dies. Stepchildren claim that stepmother is taking dad’s assets and not communicating with them. Stepmother claims that all of the marital assets…
  • Oct 22

    Formal Florida Probate Administration in 10 Step

    Formal Florida Probate Administration in 10 Step
    Of the various types of Florida probate proceedings, formal administration is the most common.  Like any probate matter, Florida probate administration can vary depending on the size of the estate, the decedent’s asset…
Rank this Week: 2209

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 4

    AAA Study: Hands-Free Technology Poses Threat to Drivers, Passenger

    AAA Study: Hands-Free Technology Poses Threat to Drivers, Passenger
    Researchers who study distracted driving have long asserted that talking on a cell phone can be as dangerous as texting when you’re behind the wheel. However, many states, like Florida, continue to allow cell phone use by drivers, so…
  • Nov 2

    Uspenskaya v. Meline – Collateral Source Rule in Florida Injury Case

    Uspenskaya v. Meline – Collateral Source Rule in Florida Injury Case
    Florida’s collateral source rule prohibits defendants in personal injury cases from benefiting when plaintiffs receive payments for things like medical bills or lost wages through collateral sources, such as health insurance or…
  • Oct 29

    “Terrible” Florida Car Accident Claims Woman’s Husband, Baby and Memory

    “Terrible” Florida Car Accident Claims Woman’s Husband, Baby and Memory
    After a horrific crash in Altamonte Springs that claimed the life of her husband and 1-year-old son, it’s been reported that a 27-year-old woman has no memory of either the crash – or her family.  That might on the surface…
Rank this Week: 4443

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 31

    What is Daycare Negligence?

    What is Daycare Negligence?
    Written by - Rubenstein Law Attorney, Marianne Bartko Who you trust your children to is a very important decision for every parent. Many of us rely on daycare for supervision and care of our youngest and most vulnerable family member. And…
  • Sep 23

    Dangerous Bounce

    Dangerous Bounce
    By Dayanna Machado of Rubenstein Law Bounce houses are the stuff of every kid's dreams, situated right at the top of the spectrum of fun alongside candy, carnival rides, and Christmas toys. Parents rent inflatables for birthday parties and…
  • Sep 14

    Airline Loses Alzheimer's Patient for Three Day

    Airline Loses Alzheimer's Patient for Three Day
    By Gregory Deutch of Rubenstein Law Recently there was a tragic story involving air travel. A family contacted the airlines and requested assistance for their father's upcoming trip. Sadly, their father suffered from Alzheimer's disease…
Rank this Week: 3080

First Party Property Insurance…

First Party Property Insurance Blog

Covers first party property insurance claims. By Todd Legal.

http://firstpartyproperty.com/blog/
  • Oct 30

    Sharing the CaseGlide Vision: Building the Future of Insurance Claim

    Sharing the CaseGlide Vision: Building the Future of Insurance Claim
        Overview: Our Current Focus: we have linked the smartest claims people with the smartest technology people. With that behind us, we are dedicating all of our resources to building the leading claims analytics and predictive…
  • Aug 26

    Tropical Storm Erika Projected to Make Landfall in Florida Soon

    Tropical Storm Erika Projected to Make Landfall in Florida Soon
    Tropical Storm Erika may be making landfall in Florida early next week. Here is a recap of the other most important facts: the current winds are at 45 MPH its moving swiftly west at 17MPH Erika is expected to remain a tropical storm with…
  • Aug 2

    A Rude Awakening: the 2015 Florida Homeowners Insurance Litigation Alarm

    A Rude Awakening: the 2015 Florida Homeowners Insurance Litigation Alarm
    Don’t you wish you were in your bed, with your pillow and your comforter? Imagine the blinds are dropped all the way to the window sill. They’re tilted in a way that not one flicker of light shines in. I know. Its painful to think…
Rank this Week: 2825

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

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

    Florida Receiving Over One-Third of The 21 Billion Dollar Cruising Industry Spending

    Florida Receiving Over One-Third of The 21 Billion Dollar Cruising Industry Spending
    Today an article in the Miami Herald discussed a recent study released by the Cruise Lines Industry Association, which highlighted the effects of the cruise line industry on Florida, home to the three busiest ports in the country: Miami, Fort…
  • Jul 3

    George Smith's Disappearance Still Fuels Increased Scrutiny Of Cruise Ship

    George Smith's Disappearance Still Fuels Increased Scrutiny Of Cruise Ship
    It was on July 5, 2005 that George Smith IV disappeared during his honeymoon cruise with his new bride, Jennifer Hagel Smith. The couple went on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, the Brilliance of the Seas, for a honeymoon cruise. However,…
  • Jun 24

    Lifeguards Onboard Cruise Ships At All Pools Should Be Mandatory

    Lifeguards Onboard Cruise Ships At All Pools Should Be Mandatory
    I have been writing about the necessity to place lifeguards at the swimming pools aboard the cruise ships for some time. Unfortunately, we have seen more drownings occur aboard cruise ships that do not have lifeguards present. Currently,…
Rank this Week: 4519

Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By The Grife Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.bocaratonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Getting Punitive Damages in Drunken Driver Injury Case

    Getting Punitive Damages in Drunken Driver Injury Case
    Drunk driving is a very serious crime that causes horrific car crashes.  Often times the drunken driver reaches egregious speeds and does not keep a proper lookout, which causes very heavy impact collisions. Having represented…
  • Aug 12

    Informative Proposal for Settlement Opinion – Miley v. Nash

    Informative Proposal for Settlement Opinion – Miley v. Nash
    Under Florida Statute §768.79 and Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.442, parties in civil lawsuits are entitled to make Proposals for Settlements to the opposition. A Proposal for Settlement involves making a formal offer in writing to…
  • Jul 27

    Even in “Complex” Medical Malpractice, Limits on Expert Witnesses OK with the Fifth DCA – Woodson v. Go

    Even in “Complex” Medical Malpractice, Limits on Expert Witnesses OK with the Fifth DCA – Woodson v. Go
    In Woodson v. Go, Florida’ Fifth District Court of Appeal (“Fifth DCA”) held that even in complex medical malpractice cases, the trial court has broad discretion to place limitations on expert witnesses. The holding…
Rank this Week: 2387

Gallagher & Associates Law…

Gallagher & Associates Law Firm

Covers Florida foreclosure law.

http://gallagherlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4781

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 9

    Drivers Don’t Use Car Accident Avoidance Device

    Drivers Don’t Use Car Accident Avoidance Device
    Although Miami car accident lawyer Joseph Lipsky applauds the increase in accident prevention technology being included by vehicle manufacturers in their new cars, the technology divide of older drivers is causing many to disregard and ignore…
  • Sep 1

    Bicycle Accidents and Personal Injuries on the Rise Across Florida

    Bicycle Accidents and Personal Injuries on the Rise Across Florida
    With the growing number of people who are turning to cycling for commuting to work and for recreation and exercise, Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyer Joseph Lipsky expected that the number of bicycle accident and injuries would also…
  • Aug 19

    Car Accidents Causing More Wrongful Deaths in 2015

    Car Accidents Causing More Wrongful Deaths in 2015
    As a Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyer with over 23 years of experience helping injured victims of car accidents throughout the State of Florida, Attorney Joseph Lipsky reminds his fellow Floridians that driving is a dangerous activity.…
Rank this Week: 1945

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.keywestinjurylawyerblog.com
  • Sep 30

    Justin Shapiro made Partner at Leesfield Scolaro, P.A.

    Justin Shapiro made Partner at Leesfield Scolaro, P.A.
    Leesfield Scolaro, P.A., a leading Miami-based personal injury law firm recently announced Justin B. Shapiro is being named partner. He joined the firm in 2011 and will help lead the firm's Recreational and Resort Litigation Section. "As we…
  • Mar 23

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

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

    Alcohol, Drugs, and Open House Partie

    Alcohol, Drugs, and Open House Partie
    In Florida, parents can be held criminally responsible if alcohol or drugs are consumed on their property during an "open house party". Florida law provides clearly that "A person having control of any residence may not allow an open house…
Rank this Week: 3694

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.ocalainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Changes Needed as Diagnostic Errors Become More Frequent

    Changes Needed as Diagnostic Errors Become More Frequent
    Diagnostic errors are defined as any mistake or failure in the diagnostic process leading to missed, wrong, or delayed diagnoses.  Diagnostic errors make up the largest number of malpractice claims in the U.S. today.  Researchers at…
  • Aug 27

    State Supreme Court Rules on Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Medical Malpractice Case

    State Supreme Court Rules on Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Medical Malpractice Case
    Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of Mississippi allowed a victim of alleged medical malpractice to put up an expert witness to testify as to whether the victim may have avoided having a stroke had the defendant hospital…
  • Aug 19

    Three Dead, Five Injured in Fatal Lecanto Car Accident

    Three Dead, Five Injured in Fatal Lecanto Car Accident
    Late last month, a fatal accident tragically claimed the lives of one young couple and injured six other people. According to one local news source, the accident occurred around 4:40 in the afternoon in Lecanto, Florida, between W. Grover…
Rank this Week: 2094

Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury law in Florida. By The Madalon Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.floridainjuryattorney-blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Accident Attorneys: Bar and Nightclub Fights and Injurie

    Accident Attorneys: Bar and Nightclub Fights and Injurie
    South Florida is known for its nightlife.  From South Beach, Coconut Grove and Downtown Miami, to Las Olas, City Place and Clematis; there always seems to be something to do.  In many Florida nightclubs and bars – especially…
  • Jan 21

    Horse Riding Accidents: Understanding Equestrian Accident Law

    Horse Riding Accidents: Understanding Equestrian Accident Law
    Horses are large and often unpredictable animals, and equestrian activities involve inherent risks. There may be variable ground surface and subsurface conditions; collisions with other horses or stationary objects; negligent behaviors or…
  • Sep 15

    Hotel Accidents and Injuries: When is the hotel responsible?

    Hotel Accidents and Injuries: When is the hotel responsible?
    Florida is by far one of the most popular vacation and tourism destinations. However, when a person goes on vacation, the last thing he or she expects is to suffer a terrible injury while staying in a hotel or resort. Under Florida statutory…
Rank this Week: 2764