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Full Cup of Justice

Full Cup of Justice

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

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

    National Football League Increases Concussion Protections to Improve Player Safety with Six New Rule

    National Football League Increases Concussion Protections to Improve Player Safety with Six New Rule
    According to one news source, the National Football League (NFL) recently announced a change to its concussion policy for active players as well as several new rules that will go into effect in the 2015 season. Under the new rules, which…
  • Apr 8

    New NFL Rule is Being Praised by Neurologist

    New NFL Rule is Being Praised by Neurologist
    As we have mentioned in other blog posts, the NFL concussion lawsuit has resulted in significant changes in the way players are compensated for their injuries and the rules and regulations that the league must abide by. The serious injuries…
  • Apr 1

    NFL Concussion Lawsuits Lead the Way for Other Professional Athlete

    NFL Concussion Lawsuits Lead the Way for Other Professional Athlete
    The NFL concussion lawsuit has been garnering a significant amount of attention in the media, and it is no surprise that other professional athletes have rallied together to hold other leagues accountable for their injuries. For background,…
Rank this Week: 2712

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Covers qui tam and employment law. By The Whistleblower Law Firm.

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

    Government has Final Word in False Claims Act Settlement

    Government has Final Word in False Claims Act Settlement
    A recent ruling from the United States District Court for DC shows that the government has authority to stop False Claims Act settlements between relators and defendants. The False Claims Act allows private citizens to bring lawsuits…
  • Apr 8

    Recent Case Highlights Broad Scope of Whistleblower Protections under the False Claims Act

    Recent Case Highlights Broad Scope of Whistleblower Protections under the False Claims Act
    The False Claims Act (FCA) is a tool created to combat fraud against the government. Whistleblowers, known as relators, typically file lawsuits under the qui tam provisions of the FCA. The qui tam provisions allow private citizens or entities…
  • Apr 1

    Court Clarifies Burden for Alleging Corporate Knowledge of Protected Whistleblower Activity

    Court Clarifies Burden for Alleging Corporate Knowledge of Protected Whistleblower Activity
    Although it tried, pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. could not get rid of a lawsuit brought under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) by a former employee. In Westawski v. Merck & Co., Judge Wendy Beetlestone held that the former…
Rank this Week: 2658

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

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

    The “Foreign Body” Instruction in Florida Medical Negligence Case

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

    Parasailing Accidents in Florida

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

    Duty of Care Owed to Trespassers in Florida

    Duty of Care Owed to Trespassers in Florida
    In some cases, when an individual is attacked on someone else’s property, that individual may have a claim for negligent security. Negligent security claims can be complex and highly fact-intensive, which is why it is imperative to…
Rank this Week: 2697

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Chef Killed By Speeding Drunk Driver in Downtown St. Pete

    Chef Killed By Speeding Drunk Driver in Downtown St. Pete
    A speeding drunk driver collided with two people who were crossing 2nd Street N in downtown St. Petersburg early Saturday, killing one of them and critically injuring the other, according to police. Shortly after 2 a.m., a 25-year-old St.…
  • Apr 7

    New Study Reveals Time of Day Child Pedestrians Most Likely to Be Struck By Car

    New Study Reveals Time of Day Child Pedestrians Most Likely to Be Struck By Car
    Researchers from New York City’s Jacobi Medical Center recently released a study that shows the time of day and months of the year that child pedestrians are most likely to be struck by a car. By taking a peek at the medical records of…
  • Apr 6

    Man, Woman and Unborn Baby Killed after SUV Crashes into Mobile Home

    Man, Woman and Unborn Baby Killed after SUV Crashes into Mobile Home
    A man, a woman, and her unborn baby were killed Wednesday morning after a SUV crashed into a mobile home while they were sleeping overnight. The Palmetto Police Department believes the accident occurred at the Lone Oak Mobile Home Park around…
Rank this Week: 3172

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers…

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southwestfloridainjurylawyers.com/
  • Apr 14

    Distracted Driving Responsible for Six out of 10 Teen Crashe

    Distracted Driving Responsible for Six out of 10 Teen Crashe
    In a recent study, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety concluded that six out of 10 motor vehicle accidents involving teens are caused by distracted driving. The biggest culprits causing teens to take their eyes off the road are cell…
  • Apr 8

    Florida Appellate Court Outlines Important Exceptions to the Medical Examination Reimbursement Rule

    Florida Appellate Court Outlines Important Exceptions to the Medical Examination Reimbursement Rule
    Many accident victims believe that they are entitled to recover compensation for the cost of medical examinations performed shortly after an accident. Recently, the Fifth District Court of Appeal for the State of Florida issued an opinion…
  • Apr 6

    What Happens to Mortgage Obligations After a Florida Divorce?

    What Happens to Mortgage Obligations After a Florida Divorce?
    Divorce can be a difficult process, even when the spouses agree on many potential points of contention. Having a dissolution of marriage agreement that addresses every important point can go a long way to make the process as painless as…
Rank this Week: 2582

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Covers estate, guardianship, probate and trust litigation. By Law Offices of Adrian Philip Thomas.

http://www.florida-probate-lawyer.com/probate
  • Apr 14

    BUT YOU AGREED TO MAKE ME THE BENEFICIARY!

    BUT YOU AGREED TO MAKE ME THE BENEFICIARY!
    Whether in the context of a divorce proceeding or when a couple is preparing their estate planning together, some people agree to a contract to subsequently make a Will or Trust that names another as the primary beneficiary.  This…
  • Apr 6

    Probate Creditor Claims in Florida

    Probate Creditor Claims in Florida
    ADDRESSING THE ISSUE OF CREDITOR CLAIMS FROM THE VIEWPOINT OF THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE One of the significant issues a Personal Representative of an Estate needs to address is that of the claims against the Estate by creditors. To…
  • Mar 18

    Exploitation of the Elderly

    Exploitation of the Elderly
    Fla. Stat. § 732.518 provides that “[a]n action to contest the validity of all or part of a will or the revocation of all or part of a will may not be commenced before the death of the testator.”  Essentially
Rank this Week: 5000

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 14

    Employment Law Update: Time to Review Employee Handbook

    Employment Law Update: Time to Review Employee Handbook
    On March 18, 2015, the General Counsel for National Labor Relations Board released a report summarizing recent cases where policies in employee handbooks were found to violate Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Section 7…
  • Apr 1

    Intellectual Property Infringement Insurance – Is your Business Protected?

    Intellectual Property Infringement Insurance – Is your Business Protected?
    Advertising Injury coverage? Yes, it exists.  It is fairly standard in most commercial general liability policies with personal injury coverage, which insures a company from its advertising of its goods or services, such as libel,…
  • Feb 25

    Ellen M. Leibovitch is a 2015 Finalist for Leaders in Law!

    Ellen M. Leibovitch is a 2015 Finalist for Leaders in Law!
    Assouline & Berlowe, P.A. is proud to announce that Boca Raton Partner Ellen M. Leibovitch has been nominated for the 2015 Leaders in Law Award in Labor and Employment Law.  The South Florida Business & Wealth Leaders in Law…
Rank this Week: 3940

Student Loan Law Blog

Student Loan Law Blog

Covers federal student loan debt.

http://www.thefloridastudentloanattorney.com/floridastudentloans/
  • Apr 14

    3 Groups of Federal Student Loan Borrowers That May Be Eligible for a Disability Discharge

    3 Groups of Federal Student Loan Borrowers That May Be Eligible for a Disability Discharge
    Below is a list of 3 groups of federal student loan borrowers that may be eligible to have their student loan debt administratively discharged (NO bankruptcy adversarial proceeding required). Veterans- Veterans who have a VA determination…
  • Mar 5

    US Department of Education Is Finally Cracking Down On Lying/Abusive Collection Agencies.

    US Department of Education Is Finally Cracking Down On Lying/Abusive Collection Agencies.
    In its February 27, 2015 press release, the U.S. Department of Education indicated that they were “winding down” contracts with 5 private collection agencies because they were providing “inaccurate information” to…
  • Feb 24

    Pay-As-You-Earn Expansion. Why Should You Care?

    Pay-As-You-Earn Expansion. Why Should You Care?
    Today the U.S. Department of Education began its latest round of negotiated rulemaking to expand the Pay-As-You-Earn repayment plan as a result of President Obama’s 2014 announcement. The negotiations end April. Why should you care? If…
Rank this Week: 2780

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

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

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

    Fatal Truck Accidents and Wrongful Death Suits in Florida

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

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

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

    Congress Suspends Enforcement of New Trucking Hours of Service Rule

    Congress Suspends Enforcement of New Trucking Hours of Service Rule
    The Tracy Morgan truck crash brought national attention to the tremendous problem of truck driver fatigue.  Tracy Morgan was seriously injured and a colleague killed after a trucker who had been awake for over 24 hours prior to the crash…
Rank this Week: 4034

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3653

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

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

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

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

    Driving Distractions are Leading Cause of Teen Accident

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

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

    Are You Covered for Injuries or Damages Caused by Your Pet?
    Pet ownership can be a very rewarding experience, but it carries tremendous responsibilities that extend beyond the proper care and feeding of the animal. In addition to food, vet visits, training, socialization, and grooming essentials, pet…
Rank this Week: 3642

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Apr 12

    What Does “Bilingual” Mean?

    What Does “Bilingual” Mean?
    If you find yourself in a legal situation, whether it be child support battles, domestic violence, divorce, or adoption, and English is not your first language, it is vital to find an attorney who understands you, both in language and in…
  • Apr 6

    Florida Woman Punished for being Owed Child Support?

    Florida Woman Punished for being Owed Child Support?
    Heather Figueroa’s ex-husband owes her $57,000 in child support. You can imagine her surprise, then, when the Florida Department of Revenue froze her accounts and attempted to take the money from her, rather than the other way around.…
  • Mar 30

    Facebook Page to “Rehome” Foreign Adopted Kids Shut Down

    Facebook Page to “Rehome” Foreign Adopted Kids Shut Down
    Adopting a child is a permanently life-changing experience. When a couple chooses to adopt, they are saying (both legally and socially) that they are devoting the next several decades of their lives towards raising, teaching, and providing…
Rank this Week: 2924

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Spanish language blog on auto accidents and personal injuries. By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
Rank this Week: 3403

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • Apr 10

    Don’t Major in “Pre-Law”

    Don’t Major in “Pre-Law”
    The Dartmouth college newspaper recently reported that in 2014, 120,000 students matriculated into law schools, which is the smallest class since 1987 and a 7% decline from 2013. This is likely a reflection of the oversupply of lawyers…
  • Apr 3

    The Importance of a Pre-Need Guardian Document

    The Importance of a Pre-Need Guardian Document
    “Howard” was the son of his father, “Jeffrey,” who had been diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer’s disease. Jeffrey had been widowed several years earlier, but was seeing a woman who Howard believed to be a gold…
  • Mar 27

    How are Gift and Estate Taxes Related?

    How are Gift and Estate Taxes Related?
    I’m often asked how the gift tax rules and the estate tax rules relate to one another. Gift and estate taxes are known as “transfer” taxes, based upon the value of assets being transferred from one person to another. The…
Rank this Week: 3623

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

Covers voir dire, cause challenges, juror concealment, non-verbal behavior, and peremptory challenges. By Robert W. Kelley.

http://www.juryblog.com
  • Apr 9

    Fundamental Error to Restrict Lawyer’s Questions During Voir Dire

    Fundamental Error to Restrict Lawyer’s Questions During Voir Dire
    A trial judge is Vero Beach was reversed last week for restricting defense counsel’s questions during jury selection. The defense lawyer in the case had been forced by the judge into going to trial without his client being…
  • Jan 30

    How to Save a Potentially Contaminated Jury Panel

    How to Save a Potentially Contaminated Jury Panel
    During jury selection in a civil trial a prospective juror stated in open court that he was familiar with one of the defendant’s expert medical witnesses. The juror said the expert had “kind of screwed-up my dad’s…
  • Sep 11

    Failure to Conduct Juror Background Check During Trial May Constitute Lack of Due Diligence

    Failure to Conduct Juror Background Check During Trial May Constitute Lack of Due Diligence
    The Third District Court of Appeal recently held that the failure of trial counsel to perform background checks during trial on the members of the jury  – as was suggested by the judge be done during this trial  – may constitute a lack…
Rank this Week: 2270

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3436

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4035

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Apr 7

    Judge Erred by Not Giving Acceptance of Responsibility

    Judge Erred by Not Giving Acceptance of Responsibility
    In the federal case of the United States of America versus Javado Barner, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the trial judge erred when he denied Mr. Barner’s three-level reduction for acceptance of responsibility.…
  • Apr 6

    Double Jeopardy and Possession of Firearms by a Convicted Felon

    Double Jeopardy and Possession of Firearms by a Convicted Felon
    In the case of Bryan Greenlee versus the State of Florida, Mr. Greenlee was convicted of four counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  The court of appeals ruled that because each count was based on… The post…
  • Apr 2

    Juvenile Incorrectly Ordered to Register as a Sex Offender

    Juvenile Incorrectly Ordered to Register as a Sex Offender
    In the case of M.B. (a child) versus the State of Florida, the judge mistakenly ordered a 14-year-old to register as a sex offender after he found that the juvenile had touched his victims’ genitals over their clothing.…
Rank this Week: 2808

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/
  • Apr 7

    Airbags should be about saving lives.....

    Airbags should be about saving lives.....
    Amanda Perez of Rubenstein Law When you think of airbags, you think of safety, security, and protection. Now a 'days, advanced frontal airbags use sophisticated sensing devices to provide the right level of protection to drivers and front…
  • Mar 9

    Santa, a Superhero, Cupid?

    Santa, a Superhero, Cupid?
    By Siluen Perdomo of Rubenstein Law Does your job let you be Santa for the day?? How about a superhero? Cupid? Mine does! In the last several months, the Community Involvement Team at Rubenstein Law has reached out to our local communities…
  • Feb 16

    Florida Leads The Country in Pedestrian Injurie

    Florida Leads The Country in Pedestrian Injurie
    By Lynette Monem of Rubenstein Law Pedestrian safety is a big concern here in the state of Florida. We rank 3rd in the nation for highest pedestrian fatalities. In fact, 4 out of the top 5 cities with the highest number of pedestrian…
Rank this Week: 4162

Gallagher & Associates Law…

Gallagher & Associates Law Firm

Covers Florida foreclosure law.

http://gallagherlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4807

Tampa Divorce and Family Law

Tampa Divorce and Family Law

Covers Florida divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office of William S. Foley, P.A.

http://familylaw.tumblr.com/
  • Apr 4

    Do you need a divorce lawyer in Florida? Do you live out of...

    Do you need a divorce lawyer in Florida? Do you live out of...
    Do you need a divorce lawyer in Florida? Do you live out of state, but need a Florida Divorce Lawyer? We can help you out with that.
  • Apr 4

    What is a collaborative divorce participation agreement?

    What is a collaborative divorce participation agreement?
    What is a collaborative divorce participation agreement? When the whole team is on board for a collaborative divorce (husband and wife, attorneys for each, financial expert, mental health expert and any other experts necessary for resolution)…
  • Apr 4

    Do I need an attorney for a prenuptial agreement?

    Do I need an attorney for a prenuptial agreement?
    Why do I need an attorney for a prenup?Do I need an attorney for a prenuptial agreement? Can’t we just do it ourselves? Simple answer —> NO You should NOT do it on your own. That is something the court is always looking at. In…
Rank this Week: 4815

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Apr 3

    High-Profile Divorce Attorney Discusses Bigamy

    High-Profile Divorce Attorney Discusses Bigamy
    A recent divorce hearing involving Florida U.S. Representative Alan Grayson and his wife of 35 years Lolita Grayson captured the attention of media outlets not only because of Rep. Grayson’s vast fortune (approximately $30 million) but…
  • Mar 28

    In Sickness and in Health? Think Again.

    In Sickness and in Health? Think Again.
    Think that your marriage can survive a prolonged or significant illness? A new study suggests that, for women aged 51 and over, a serious health complication can increase the chances that their marriage will end in divorce. The study found…
  • Mar 22

    What Amount Child Support Can I Expect to Receive?

    What Amount Child Support Can I Expect to Receive?
    Recently, divorcing couple Kenneth Griffin and Anne Dias Griffin of Illinois gained some measure of notoriety after Dias Griffin’s recent court filings were made public. Those filings include a request from Ms. Dias Griffin for over $1…
Rank this Week: 2825

Employee Benefits Law Report

Employee Benefits Law Report

Covers legal developments and trends affecting employee benefits. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employeebenefitslawreport.com
Rank this Week: 4897

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Apr 1

    New Port Richey Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash

    New Port Richey Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash
    A New Port Richey man died Friday night in a single-vehicle collision in Pasco County. The crash occurred shortly after 8 p.m. on Rowan Road, just north of Notre Dame Street, in New Port Richey. The Florida Highway Patrol believes the…
  • Mar 20

    Aggressive Driving & Speeding a Problem in Pasco County

    Aggressive Driving & Speeding a Problem in Pasco County
    Aggressive driving behaviors are a problem in Pasco County, as well as across the country. Road rage is not the only form of aggressive driving. In fact, there are a variety of unsafe practices behind the wheel that can be categorized as…
  • Mar 11

    Palm Harbor Biker Killed in Crash on U.S. 19 in Holiday

    Palm Harbor Biker Killed in Crash on U.S. 19 in Holiday
    A Palm Harbor man was killed Friday night after he crashed his motorcycle into the back of a car on U.S. 19, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The 56-year-old man was traveling south on a 1976 Harley Davidson around 9:15 p.m. when he…
Rank this Week: 2251

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/
  • Apr 1

    Florida Supreme Court Clarifies Product Liability Jury Instruction

    Florida Supreme Court Clarifies Product Liability Jury Instruction
    The Florida Supreme Court last month issued an opinion that adopts a new set of jury instructions for product liability cases. The move, as set forth in In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases - Report No. 13-01 (Products…
  • Mar 17

    Book v. Voma Tire Corp. - Dangerous Tire Lawsuit to Proceed

    Book v. Voma Tire Corp. - Dangerous Tire Lawsuit to Proceed
    A defective tire that fails while a vehicle is in motion can result in a serious accident and potentially catastrophic injuries. The recent case of Book v. Voma Tire Corp. involves an allegedly defective tire that resulted in serious…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3493

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

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

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Mar 31

    The Sixth Amendment’s Right to Confront Witnesse

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

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

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

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

    Compact for America Solution to Article V Convention Issues According to the Founders, Part II
    This the second in a series of articles that examine the Founders’ opinions on how the Article V Convention process should have clear focus. The US Constitution’s Article V provides two methods for proposing constitutional…
Rank this Week: 3231

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 31

    What's the True Object of the Transaction? Portable Toilets Case Finds Its Way to LA Supreme Court

    What's the True Object of the Transaction? Portable Toilets Case Finds Its Way to LA Supreme Court
    It never ceases to amaze me, the wide variety of companies that state agencies attempt to extort money from. I mean, how could a portable toilet company possibly have a sales tax problem? Most states impose a sales tax on the sale or rental…
  • Mar 4

    SCOTUS PARTIALLY RULES ON CSX CASE - REMANDS CASE FOR 3rd TIME

    SCOTUS PARTIALLY RULES ON CSX CASE - REMANDS CASE FOR 3rd TIME
    The Supreme Court of the United States ("SCOTUS") has had its hands full with tax cases this year. Although largely unpopular and unexciting for the general public, SCOTUS find tax cases even less appealing. In fact, since 1992 in Quill,…
  • Mar 3

    Taxpayer Wins In United States Supreme Court in DMA Case

    Taxpayer Wins In United States Supreme Court in DMA Case
    Direct Marketing Association has continued its fight for consumer privacy with Colorado. In September, 2014, I wrote about how DMA has taken its challenge up to the Supreme Court of the United States. DMA filed its opening DMA Brief.pdfin…
Rank this Week: 3189

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/
  • Mar 31

    What Constitutes a Reasonable Amount of Time To Be Bound by a Florida Non-Compete Agreement?

    What Constitutes a Reasonable Amount of Time To Be Bound by a Florida Non-Compete Agreement?
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. In determining the reasonableness in time of a postterm restrictive covenant (a.k.a. a non compete agreement) not predicated upon the protection of trade secrets, a court must apply the following rebuttable…
  • Mar 17

    March 2015 Florida Real Estate Law Case Update

    March 2015 Florida Real Estate Law Case Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Residential Restrictive Covenant – Neighbor Veto Leamer v. White, 40 Fla. L. Weekly D283 (Fla. 1st DCA 2015) The Whites and the Leamers lived in adjoining luxury waterfront townhomes. The townhomes are…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2474

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Distracted Mom Driver Strikes Three Teen Girls in Crosswalk

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

    Florida Child Drownings & Premises Liability

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

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

    March is Florida Bicycle Month, State's Poor Track Record Underscored
    A 57-year-old man was critically injured in a Daytona Beach bicycle accident that occurred when he was struck by a vehicle while traveling on Silver Beach Avenue. Authorities say he suffered severe head injuries after he was hit by a…
Rank this Week: 3735

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Justice System Punishment In The Toilet

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

    People v. LaValle

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

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

    Crawford v. Marion County Election Bd., 128 S. Ct. 1610 | Case Brief
    CASE: Crawford v Marion County Election Board. 553 U.S . 181 (2008) FACTS: An Indiana statute of 2005 required voters voting in person to produce a photo ID on the election day. In case a voter failed to meet this requirement and wanted their…
Rank this Week: 2652

Florida Probate Blog -…

Florida Probate Blog - WeProbateFlorida.com

Covers Florida probate administration. By Long H. Duong.

http://weprobateflorida.com
  • Mar 30

    Why You Need Probate to Sell Real Estate

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

    Caution: “Probate Paralegals” on Craigslist

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

    Got Letters of Administration! What now?

    Got Letters of Administration! What now?
    This is a followup to my previous post on starting Probate in Florida, specifically Formal Administration. The initial push in probate is dedicated to convincing the judge to appoint you as the personal representative (PR) and then issuing…
Rank this Week: 4434

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Mar 27

    Judge Compliments High-Pressure Trial Work

    Judge Compliments High-Pressure Trial Work
    When I was asked to come in and do a trial for some defendants and with only two weeks to prepare for trial, I had to work with the time I was allotted.  Trial preparation for a client’s case is very important. It requires…
  • Mar 27

    Judge Commends High-Pressure Trial Performance

    Judge Commends High-Pressure Trial Performance
    Trial preparation for any client’s case is very important and careful preparation allows time to review all the evidence, decide key arguments to build a defense. In this case, I was asked to come in and do the trial for the defendants…
  • Mar 23

    Be Concise in What You Want to Appeal

    Be Concise in What You Want to Appeal
    Hi, I’m Winter Park, Florida, attorney Eric Lanigan. I want to talk today about the most important aspect of a Florida Appeals case and that is about being very concise. It’s always interesting to me that while appellate…
Rank this Week: 4965

Florida Appellate Review

Florida Appellate Review

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

http://www.floridaappellatereview.com/
  • Mar 26

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

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

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

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

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

    Challenge to Blind Trusts Premature, Florida's 1st DCA Rule
    There's been considerable teeth gnashing about a 2013 Florida law allowing politicians to hold their assets in blind trusts, and withhold from public disclosure specification of the assets held in those trusts. But the debate is only…
Rank this Week: 4174

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/
  • Mar 25

    Distracted Driving Results in Teen Driver Car Accident

    Distracted Driving Results in Teen Driver Car Accident
    As a Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorney and the father of teenagers, Joseph Lipsky is professionally and personally concerned about the number of car accidents associated with teenage distracted driving. While many people only…
  • Feb 20

    Car Accidents on the Rise in Miami Express Lane

    Car Accidents on the Rise in Miami Express Lane
    Having represented dozens of victims of car accidents in Miami who’ve been involved in a car accident within the express lanes of I-95, personal injury attorney Joseph Lipsky knows too well the dangers drivers face while traveling…
  • Feb 15

    Drunk Driving Car Accidents Drop But Druged Driving Rise

    Drunk Driving Car Accidents Drop But Druged Driving Rise
    Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Lawyer Joseph Lipsky is glad to report that the efforts to reduce the number of drunk driving accidents on Florida’s roadways, thanks in part to increased education and a ramp up in law enforcement’s…
Rank this Week: 1954

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
  • Mar 24

    Toddler drowns in pool in Pompano Beach - Florida leading cause of death of children between 1 and 4

    Toddler drowns in pool in Pompano Beach - Florida leading cause of death of children between 1 and 4
    This past weekend, a 3-year-old boy, Henrique Dias Amorim, was discovered "floating" by a family member after a family gathering organized at a waterfront home that family had borrowed for the occasion. Somehow, it is believed the child…
  • Jan 22

    Fatal hit and run in key biscayne caused by alcohol and cell phone use

    Fatal hit and run in key biscayne caused by alcohol and cell phone use
    Yesterday, we reported on the tragic accident that took the life of a bicyclist and seriously injured another in a hit and run accident that occurred in Key Biscayne in the early morning hours. In the last 24 hours, police has released…
  • Jan 21

    Fatal hit and run of two bicyclists in Key Biscayne

    Fatal hit and run of two bicyclists in Key Biscayne
    Early this morning, two bicyclists were ran over by a motor vehicle in Key Biscayne. Police has advised that the driver who struck the bicyclists fled the scene, yet investigators have since indicated that the alleged driver was currently in…
Rank this Week: 3873

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: 3996

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

    Alcohol, Drugs, and Open House Partie

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

    Ira H. Leesfield interviewed by LawDragon (Excerpts)

    Ira H. Leesfield interviewed by LawDragon (Excerpts)
    Ira H. Leesfield, Senior Managing and Founding Partner of Leesfield & Partners, recently sat down for an interview with the people at LawDragon. LawDragon is a legal media company that provides legal news, and features some of the…
Rank this Week: 1978

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

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

    Clemency Sought for Prominent Florida DUI Manslaughter Convict

    Clemency Sought for Prominent Florida DUI Manslaughter Convict
    It's been nearly six years since a prominent Lake County man was arrested for DUI manslaughter for the death of a 61-year-old motorcyclist returning home from Biketoberfest in Daytona Beach on his Harley-Davidson. Nearly four years into a…
  • Mar 10

    Florida Man Acquitted of Marijuana Drug Charges Using Medical Defense

    Florida Man Acquitted of Marijuana Drug Charges Using Medical Defense
    In a historic case, a Florida jury acquitted a man of felony marijuana manufacturing charges after he defended himself by arguing the drug was strictly for medical purposes to treat his long-time anorexia. Defendant had been facing a maximum…
  • Feb 22

    Daytona Drug Arrest Spurs Child Abuse Charge, Garners National Spotlight

    Daytona Drug Arrest Spurs Child Abuse Charge, Garners National Spotlight
    The Florida Department of Law Enforcement reports there were 4,700 drug arrests made in Volusia County in 2013. In many cases, drug-related charges are not the only offense alleged. Often, drugs are discovered in the course of police…
Rank this Week: 3433

Fort Lauderdale Injury Lawyer Blog

Fort Lauderdale Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida personal injury and wrongful death law in automobile and motorcycle accidents. By The Ben Law Firm.

http://www.fort-lauderdale-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 18

    Texting and Driving Revisited in this Legislative Session

    Texting and Driving Revisited in this Legislative Session
    State Senator Maria Sachs of Delray Beach is attempting to get the Florida Senate to beef up the law regarding texting and driving. She believes (and correctly so) that the current law is ineffective to deter drivers from engaging in this…
  • Feb 3

    Bike Helmets fail to prevent a lot of Head Injurie

    Bike Helmets fail to prevent a lot of Head Injurie
    A common misconception among parents is that wearing a bicycle helmet will protect their child from serious head injuries. We all see kids motoring along the sidewalk or street on bicycles, skateboards, scooters, etc., many of whom are…
  • Dec 29

    Another Boating Fatality in South Florida

    Another Boating Fatality in South Florida
    In yet another tragic boating accident, a Hialeah man and father of four young girls, died after his jet boat collided with a dock and seawall near Pelican Harbor in Miami, Florida. It appears that the operator of the jet boat lost control…
Rank this Week: 3637

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3918

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

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

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

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

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

    More Medicare Audits Now Than Ever Before

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

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

    The Ins and Outs of Florida’s 2015 Legislative Session for Health Care Provider
    George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in the Legal Specialty of Health Law Committees are busy in Tallahassee as the 2015 Legislative Session is set to begin on March 3, 2015. For Florida ……
Rank this Week: 3923

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

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

    Suge Knight Hit and Run Video Released

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

    Vanilla Ice Charged With Burglary and Grand Theft in Florida

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

    Vanilla Ice Charged With Burglary and Grand Theft in Florida

    Vanilla Ice Charged With Burglary and Grand Theft in Florida
    One hit wonder and 90’s musician Vanilla Ice was arrested and charged with burglary and grand theft in Palm Beach County this week. According to news reports, Ice was renovating a nearby home as a part of his DIY television show…
Rank this Week: 2910

Take This Job N Shove It Blog

Take This Job N Shove It Blog

Covers employee rights issues. By Behren Law Firm.

http://takethisjobnshoveitblog.com/
  • Mar 8

    Florida Appeals Court Holds Employment Arbitration Agreements Are Enforceable

    Florida Appeals Court Holds Employment Arbitration Agreements Are Enforceable
    Arbitration agreements have been gradually inserting themselves into all aspects of our lives. Many of our consumer contracts now have arbitration provisions that require you to arbitrate your legal disputes rather than go before a judge or…
  • Feb 1

    HUD Creates Laws to Protect LGBT from Housing Discrimination

    HUD Creates Laws to Protect LGBT from Housing Discrimination
    While Federal discrimination laws do not currently protect LGBT employees (although they are protected by many local county ordinances in Florida), The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development has taken efforts to ensure that Gay, Bisexual…
  • Dec 20

    Walmart Pays $275,000 to Settle ADA Case Brought by Man Fired With Cancer

    Walmart Pays $275,000 to Settle ADA Case Brought by Man Fired With Cancer
    A consent decree agreement entered Thursday in federal court resolves a disability discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) last year on behalf of former employee…
Rank this Week: 3750

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: 2556

Tampa Bay Employment Law

Tampa Bay Employment Law

Covers labor and employment law developments in the Tampa Bay area and across the State of Florida. By Kwall, Showers & Barack, P.A.

http://tampabayemploymentlaw.com
Rank this Week: 3542