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Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    "HUCKLEBERRY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE" DOUBLES DOWN ON HIS ATTACK ON THE CONSTITUTION

    "HUCKLEBERRY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE" DOUBLES DOWN ON HIS ATTACK ON THE CONSTITUTION
    UPDATE:  The jail house door has slammed behind Ms. Davis as she is found in contempt of court.  The bottom line: don't openly defy a federal judge, unless you are ready for 3 hots and a cot.Ms. Davis is described as being in…
  • Sep 2

    AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

    AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
    UPDATE WARREN SCHWARTZ: We've heard that long time REGJB fixture Warren Schwartz had some unexpected surgery today, but that he is doing fine and resting comfortably. We are sure all of our readers join in wishing him a speedy…
  • Aug 31

    REPORT FROM GROUND ZERO

    REPORT FROM GROUND ZERO
    DRAFT UPDATE (yawn) 9pm tonight? Let us know. Rain storm Erika. Ground Zero. Wet leaves scattered everywhere. The gardner will be upset. Neighbor has a tree branch down. Uhho. Channel seven news van comes screeching…
Rank this Week: 55

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Former AUSA Michael Garofola (and Bachelorette contestant!) back in the new

    Former AUSA Michael Garofola (and Bachelorette contestant!) back in the new
    S.F. Lawyers beat me to it.  Earlier this year, Garofola, a former Davis Polk & Wardwell associate and federal prosecutor, took a break from his job as general counsel for Trans Pacific Polymers and Gulf Energy and Chemical Company…
  • Sep 3

    PB Post live tweeting federal trial in WPB (UPDATED)

    PB Post live tweeting federal trial in WPB (UPDATED)
    Joe Zada is waiting for a verdict in West Palm Beach. Big fraud case with lots of shenanigans.  The Palm Beach Post live tweeted closing arguments here.  And here's a nice summary from the online paper:Joseph Zada didn’t show…
  • Sep 1

    SCOTUS: Bond for ex-Governor

    SCOTUS: Bond for ex-Governor
    I've never seen the Supreme Court do this before, but it granted bond for former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell yesterday in this order.  From the Richmond Times-Disptach:In a surprise to some observers, the U.S. Supreme Court on…
Rank this Week: 120

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

Discusses short-term and long-term disability cases. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.disabilitylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 94

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice issues related to minors and children, including child safety, crimes against children, as well as medical care and health issues. By David A. Wolf.

http://www.floridachildinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 92

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://www.lipcon.com/blog/feed/
  • May 29

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger
    Norovirus is serious news for the cruise industry. Every year, the virus sickens roughly 20 million people and ruins cruise vacations for countless travelers. The virus is notorious for affecting enclosed populations, which is why it spreads…
  • May 27

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver
    Thinking about cruising anytime soon? If so, you’re not alone. Summer is quickly approaching, which means that kids are out of school and it’s the perfect time to take a family vacation. Naturally, a cruise is one of the top types…
  • May 26

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking
    With summer fast approaching, many are opting to head out to open waters and enjoy all that the ocean or waterways have to offer. And for many, that includes trying new options, like canoeing or kayaking. These activities are often low-cost,…
Rank this Week: 117

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Provides analysis of crimes and sentences for Florida state and federal criminal offenses. By Silber Criminal Law Firm.

http://www.florida-criminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse
    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida was arrested Friday after she allegedly beat two boys, news sources report. Vosburg, 30, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four counts of child neglect and two counts of child abuse with bodily…
  • Oct 22

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery
    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida was arrested this past week for allegedly shoved her former girlfriend out of a moving vehicle, news sources report. Information regarding the victim's identity was not immediately available following…
  • Oct 21

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection
    Charlie Ware, a licensed Hollywood, Florida acupuncturist and acupoint injection therapist, was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of administering questionable injections to as many a dozen patients, some of whom suffered ill-side…
Rank this Week: 97

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 4

    ¡Hable Inglés Por Favor!

    ¡Hable Inglés Por Favor!
    ¡Dios mío!El multimillonario y líder en los sondeos de las primarias republicanas Donald Trump criticó el miércoles a su rival Jeb Bush porque habla en público en español, la lengua materna…
  • Sep 3

    Go Directly to Jail!

    Go Directly to Jail!
    Good!Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was taken to jail Thursday by U.S. Marshals after a federal judge found her in contempt of court for ignoring his order to issue marriage licenses.U.S. District Judge David Bunning ordered Davis to remain in…
  • Sep 3

    Will Someone Please Marry This Man?

    Will Someone Please Marry This Man?
    Miami lawyer Michael Garofola is looking for love on every reality show he can:Earlier this year, Garofola, a former Davis Polk & Wardwell associate and federal prosecutor, took a break from his job as general counsel for Trans Pacific…
Rank this Week: 128

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Aug 21

    Beware Recent Identity Theft Scam by Debt Collector

    Beware Recent Identity Theft Scam by Debt Collector
    Please be careful when providing personal information to people who call you. Recently we have had an increased number of calls from people saying they have received phone calls from someone who claims to be a debt collection company. This…
  • Jul 27

    The BEST Debt Collection Defense Attorney

    The BEST Debt Collection Defense Attorney
    Client:  DB Client Review: I was served a court summons for a debt collection from CACH LLC, that had been hugely inflated. After doing some research and reading nothing but great and positive reviews, I decided to give Mr. Taras…
  • Jul 3

    A Miracle Worker. Simply the Best!

    A Miracle Worker. Simply the Best!
    Client:  Ade Client Review: Let me start by saying: if you have a debt collection situation (in my case with CACH LLC). LOOK NO LONGER. No one ever wants to be in a situation where they NEED to hire an attorney, but when you need to, Mr.…
Rank this Week: 153

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 143

Florida Banking Law Blog

Florida Banking Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting banking, finance and loan enforcement in Florida. By Rogers Towers, PA.

http://www.floridabankinglawblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    INVOLUNTARY BANKRUPTCY 101: BEWARE OF THE PITFALLS

    INVOLUNTARY BANKRUPTCY 101: BEWARE OF THE PITFALLS
    Authored by J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr. and Armando Nozzolilloand J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr. and Armando Nozzolillo of Rogers TowersAs mentioned in previous posts, filing an involuntary bankruptcy petition could subject a petitioning creditor to…
  • Sep 1

    Can a Borrower Extinguish My Junior Lien By Purchasing and Foreclosing a Senior Lien?

    Can a Borrower Extinguish My Junior Lien By Purchasing and Foreclosing a Senior Lien?
    Authored by Mark S. Mitchell and Timothy D. Hedrickand Mark S. Mitchell and Timothy D. Hedrick of Rogers TowersThrough the economic turmoil of the late 2000s, borrowers came up with creative (and at times, inequitable) ways to protect their…
  • Aug 27

    MILITARY LENDING ACT COVERS SOME BANKING PRODUCTS

    MILITARY LENDING ACT COVERS SOME BANKING PRODUCTS
    Authored by Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersOn July 22, 2015, the Department of Defense (DOD) issued its final rule implementing the Military Lending Act (MLA).  Enacted in 2006, the MLA seeks to protect active-duty military members and…
Rank this Week: 506

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: 316

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Statutory Rape

    Statutory Rape
    States, including Florida, often pass laws to protect children.  Statutory rape laws are intended to protect children from being victims of sexual advances by older people.  Florida Statute 794.05, entitled Unlawful Sexual Activity…
  • Aug 31

    Illegal Searches and Suppression of Evidence

    Illegal Searches and Suppression of Evidence
    In general, a warrantless search at a person’s home will be considered unreasonable, unless one of five exceptions to the warrant requirement is met.  Evidence gained as a result of illegal searches can be suppressed by the trial…
  • Aug 25

    Shooting Your Gun in Self Defense

    Shooting Your Gun in Self Defense
    If you are a gun owner with thoughts of protecting yourself and/or your family, getting a concealed carry permit is an important task for you.  As a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer and Florida gun rights lawyer, I can tell you that…
Rank this Week: 451

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
  • Sep 2

    Thoughts on the Tom Clancy estate tax allocation litigation

    Thoughts on the Tom Clancy estate tax allocation litigation
    Baltimore City Orphans’ Court Judge Lewyn Scott Garrett entered this 47-page order ruling that the late author’s estate taxes must be paid exclusively from the trust going to the four adult children of his first…
  • Aug 23

    2015 Florida trust and estate legislative roundup

    2015 Florida trust and estate legislative roundup
    This was another busy year on the legislative front. Most of the changes to our Probate and Trust Codes were rolled into House Bill 343, which I report on below. In a subsequent blog post I’ll report on House Bill…
  • Aug 17

    4th & 5th DCAs: When does a probate judge have “personal” jurisdiction over a personal representative or trustee?

    4th & 5th DCAs: When does a probate judge have “personal” jurisdiction over a personal representative or trustee?
    Section 731.105 of our Probate Code tells us that all probate matters are “in rem” proceedings. In my last post I wrote about two recent cases testing the outer limits of a probate court’s in rem jurisdictional…
Rank this Week: 368

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Man sentenced to 20 years in prison for wrong-way DUI crash on Interstate 295

    Man sentenced to 20 years in prison for wrong-way DUI crash on Interstate 295
    A Jacksonville man was sentenced to 20 years in state prison for a DUI crash that killed one person and seriously injured two others.  The crash occurred in 2013 when a man was driving the wrong way on a Jacksonville interstate and…
  • Aug 29

    Jacksonville police investigating hit-and-run crash that killed pedestrian

    Jacksonville police investigating hit-and-run crash that killed pedestrian
    Jacksonville police are investigating a recent crash as a hit-and-run after a pedestrian was killed on the Arlington Expressway.  Police said the pedestrian was killed in the early morning hours, but did not release any information about…
  • Aug 26

    Police dismantle meth lab in St. Johns County hotel

    Police dismantle meth lab in St. Johns County hotel
    Police in St. Johns County were called in this month to seize and break down a methamphetamines lab in a St. Johns County hotel.  There was no information published in local media reports on any arrests involving the bust, according to…
Rank this Week: 255

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Aug 31

    Cruise Cocaine Bust in Fort Lauderdale

    Cruise Cocaine Bust in Fort Lauderdale
    News outlets are reporting that a cruise passenger sailing to Port Everglades from the Bahamas was arrested after the U.S. Customs & Border Protection discovered 2.4 pounds of cocaine in the man's luggage and additional drugs taped…
  • Aug 29

    Crew Member Allegedly Rapes Passenger on Costa Diadema

    Crew Member Allegedly Rapes Passenger on Costa Diadema
    An Italian newspaper reports today that a Costa crew member is accused of raping a young passenger aboard the Costa Diadema while the cruise ship was docked in Naples. The newspaper says that a Costa bartender allegedly followed an 18…
  • Aug 29

    New Crime Warnings for the Bahama

    New Crime Warnings for the Bahama
    "New Crime Warnings - Brits, Canadians Put Citizens on Alert" read the headlines of the Nassau Guardian yesterday.  The newspaper reports that the governments of Britain and Canada issued advisories to their citizens about the rising…
Rank this Week: 232

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    How Do Your Driving Habits Compare to Others?

    How Do Your Driving Habits Compare to Others?
    How much do you drive? Do you drive during the daytime and/or evening hours? Do you drive for commuting purposes on the weekdays and stay home on the weekends, or do you drive on the weekends too? While you definitely know how you would…
  • Aug 25

    What Every Driver Needs to Know About Car Defect

    What Every Driver Needs to Know About Car Defect
    Did you know that since the year 2000, there have been over 9 million auto recalls in this nation? What’s shocking is that it seems carmakers are making more errors and allowing safety concerns to slip by and not taking customer…
  • Aug 21

    Electrical Accidents: Serious Workplace Accidents Warranting Workers’ Comp Benefit

    Electrical Accidents: Serious Workplace Accidents Warranting Workers’ Comp Benefit
    There are many types of workplace accidents, with one of the most serious being electrical accidents. This is because electrical accidents often result in severe injuries and death. In fact, 5-10% of workplace deaths are caused by electrical…
Rank this Week: 230

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Aug 23

    Destination Divorce

    Destination Divorce
    Prior to no-fault divorce laws, couples could only sue for divorce if certain state-determined criteria had been met, including situations such as infidelity, abuse, incarceration, and abandonment. This forced many couples to examine other…
  • Aug 16

    Post-Divorce Roommate

    Post-Divorce Roommate
    You may have thought that life with roommates was something you left behind in your college years. But as more and more middle aged people get divorced and find themselves with a mortgage and bills to pay, they are considering becoming…
  • Aug 9

    Keep the Ring or Lose the Ring?

    Keep the Ring or Lose the Ring?
    It’s a very personal question, and the answer varies from couple to couple. Some couples continue to wear their wedding bands until the day the divorce is final, while others take it off long before the lawyers are involved. Why…
Rank this Week: 509

My Law License

My Law License

Covers the Florida bar admission and grievance process. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    How To Navigate The Starbucks Wine List

    How To Navigate The Starbucks Wine List
    I know, it's a blog about law and ethics. I don't give a shit, it's my blog, and this Starbucks wine thing is more important to you anyway..I was ready to pounce, hard, when I read that Starbucks is now serving wine. I was ready to laugh,…
  • May 4

    The Tech Train Missed The Courtroom Lawyers Stop

    The Tech Train Missed The Courtroom Lawyers Stop
    The legal profession has given themselves to the tech vendors. Their influx to everything lawyer has been successful, causing anyone in state Bar and Bar association leadership to advocate that we all must "embrace technology or die." It's…
  • May 2

    Should Asian Women Stick To Massages?

    Should Asian Women Stick To Massages?
    Lawyer Jeena Cho (Asian woman pictured) is a San Francisco Bankruptcy Lawyer involved in the "Mindfulness" movement for lawyers. I have no interest in the "Mindfulness" movement and have no problem making fun of whatever it is. I…
Rank this Week: 438

Ocala Divorce Lawyer Blog

Ocala Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida family law and divorce issues. By Anne E. Raduns.

http://www.ocalafamilylaw.com/Ocala-Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 15

    Same-Sex Marriages Now Recognized in All 50 State

    Same-Sex Marriages Now Recognized in All 50 State
    As of June 26, 2015, all 50 states in the U.S. are required to both grant and recognize same-sex marriages as legal civil marriages. The decision regarding the Obergefell v. Hodges case was made by the U.S. Supreme Court in a close 5-4…
  • Mar 13

    Divorce Questions to Ask at the End of a Marriage

    Divorce Questions to Ask at the End of a Marriage
    The importance of asking questions cannot be underestimated in life, especially when the questions are asked prior to undergoing divorce proceedings. Florida residents who prepare themselves by performing the necessary research prior to…
  • Feb 26

    Shared parenting may become a new form of child custody

    Shared parenting may become a new form of child custody
    Divorces are difficult on the spouses, but it can be even worse if there are children involved. The decision of which Florida parent has custody of the child can lead to bitterness and can be emotionally trying on the child....
Rank this Week: 299

The Florida Legal Blog

The Florida Legal Blog

Focuses Florida appellate and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decisions. By Jeffrey Kuntz.

http://www.floridalegalblog.org/
Rank this Week: 312

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news concerning domestic violence, gun offenses, sex offenses and immigration status. By Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    Federal Sentencing News: Clemency and President Obama

    Federal Sentencing News: Clemency and President Obama
      With over 200,000 inmates in the Federal prison system and a Congress poised to make changes in the harsh sentencing rules for drug offenses, clemency is under consideration by the office of the President. At the time of this posting…
  • May 12

    Federal Sentencing Changes White Collar Punishment

    Federal Sentencing Changes White Collar Punishment
    United States District Courts were, until recent years, required to strictly and mechanically follow the sentencing guidelines propounded by the U. S. Sentencing Commission. With the changes of the past eight years, the Courts have been…
  • Apr 21

    Fowl Play in Kansas City Law Office

    Fowl Play in Kansas City Law Office
    Harry Truman never completed law school but he did attend for two years. He lived a few miles from Kansas City, which recently became renown in the history of lawyers and lawyer jokes. It all began on April 14th when legal secretary Monica…
Rank this Week: 433

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as foreclosure defense. By Christie D. Arkovich, P.A.

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 301

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers federal and Florida employment, discrimination and sexual harassment law, news and cases. By Matthew Seth Sarelson.

http://www.floridaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!
    Effective January 1, 2015, Florida’s minimum wage is $8.05 per hour. Tipped employees must be paid at least $5.03 per hour. Need help complying with federal or Florida wage laws? Are you owed money from your employer for minimum wage or…
  • Mar 29

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.
    The National Labor Relations Board ruled that full-scholarship student athletes who play football for Northwestern University are “employees” under the National Labor Relations Act, and thus have the right to for a union and…
  • Aug 13

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say
    As anyone running for a political office right now will tell you, the number one crisis facing the nation today is unemployment. According to the Huffington Post, more than five million Americans have been between jobs for at least six…
Rank this Week: 324

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

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

http://www.eldercarelawjacksonville.com/
Rank this Week: 329

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida car accidents, wrongful death, and bicycle accidents. By Salpeter Gitkin, LLP.

http://www.florida-injury-attorneys-blog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Pompano Beach, Florida Tow Truck/Bus Collision Injures 32

    Pompano Beach, Florida Tow Truck/Bus Collision Injures 32
    A Pompano Beach, Florida tow truck/public transit bus collision sent 32 people to area hospitals on Thursday, news sources report. The victims were not immediately available following the incident; they were treated at several area hospitals.…
  • Oct 16

    Qwentyn Hunter Drowns Aboard Miami, Florida Cruise Ship

    Qwentyn Hunter Drowns Aboard Miami, Florida Cruise Ship
    Qwentyn Hunter drowned aboard a Miami, Florida Carnival Cruise ship Monday, news sources report. The cruise ship was still at sea at the time of the tragic accident. Six-year-old Hunter, of Winter Garden, was pronounced dead after being…
  • Oct 14

    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida Injured in Hit-and-Run Collision

    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida Injured in Hit-and-Run Collision
    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida was critically injured Friday after he got out of his car following a crash and was struck by a semi, which fled the scene, news sources report. The other driver involved in the initial car accident…
Rank this Week: 317

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Aronfeld Trial Lawyers

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Personal Injury Attorney in Miami: The World of Practicing Law in 2013

    Personal Injury Attorney in Miami: The World of Practicing Law in 2013
    It has become increasingly difficult for me reconcile the idyllic vision I enjoyed of the practice of personal injury law in the first two decades of my legal career with the reality of being an attorney in Miami in 2013. I took the Oath of…
  • Sep 26

    Hit By a Car Crossing the Street

    Hit By a Car Crossing the Street
    One of the very first things we all learn as children is to hold hands when we cross the street.  As we get older and realize that crossing a street is a “survivable” experience, the need to hold hands and the fear both…
  • Sep 24

    Florida’s Move Over Law: Stopping on a Highway is Extremely Dangerou

    Florida’s Move Over Law: Stopping on a Highway is Extremely Dangerou
    A horrifying scene played out on the Sawgrass Expressway in Broward County, Florida, when James Schneider, 35, pulled his pickup truck over and got out of the vehicle in an attempt to save a stranded cat.  During the cat rescue, a driver…
Rank this Week: 294

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

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

    Florida Alimony and Proposed Legislative Changes for 2013

    Florida Alimony and Proposed Legislative Changes for 2013
    Florida marriages lasting longer than sixteen (16) years may result in an award of permanent alimony if the spouses decide to divorce. Over recent years the debate of alimony in Florida has been at the forefront of legislative session. The…
  • Feb 26

    What Is the Harm in Doing Your Own Divorce in Florida?

    What Is the Harm in Doing Your Own Divorce in Florida?
    The world of, "do it yourself," has become far easier over the years with the invention of the internet. People now walk into doctors' offices and tell the doctor what their diagnosis is and what medication to prescribe. The same is true…
  • Feb 22

    Establishing Paternity of a Child in Florida: Establishing Parental Rights and Visitation

    Establishing Paternity of a Child in Florida: Establishing Parental Rights and Visitation
    In recent years, the rules and laws regarding paternity actions in Florida have changed. Paternity cases generally establishes a father’s parental rights to a child in Florida; however, if the paternity case is brought by the Florida…
Rank this Week: 458

Articles on Immigration -…

Articles on Immigration - International Child Advocacy - Human Rights

By Ama Appiah.

http://lawofficeofamanappiah.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding,…
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding, the…
  • Apr 18

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain
    Despite previous reports of reform in Bahrain, the following article reports that human rights violations continue to occur against anti-government protestors and detainees.  Read the full story…
Rank this Week: 309

Florida Consumer Lawyer Blog

Florida Consumer Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida consumer class actions, food and drug recalls, and investment fraud news. By Matthew Seth Sarelson.

http://www.floridaconsumerlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 12

    Facebook Class Action Plaintiff Wants Out

    Facebook Class Action Plaintiff Wants Out
    Angel Fraley, a Seattle seamstress, claims that Facebook used her image and name to advertise products to her Facebook friends without her permission. She sued the company to make sure it did not happen again and became a lead plaintiff in a…
  • Mar 9

    Debt Collector May Be Put in Check by New Oversight

    Debt Collector May Be Put in Check by New Oversight
    According to U.S. News, about 30 million Americans currently have debt being pursued by collections agencies. Thus far, the federal government has had very little oversight of these organizations. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau…
  • Mar 7

    You Should Know What Debt Collectors Can and Cannot Do

    You Should Know What Debt Collectors Can and Cannot Do
    If you have been pursued by debt collectors, you may have been harassed or abused. What you may not know, though, is that debt collector are required to follow certain guidelines. These guidelines, determined by the Federal Trade Commission…
Rank this Week: 320

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Oakland/San Francisco Airplane Accident Attorney Looks at Ground Aviation Accident

    Oakland/San Francisco Airplane Accident Attorney Looks at Ground Aviation Accident
    When people think of an aviation accident (at least people who didn’t see this post’s title or read/experience the news story that inspired it!), a midair disaster often comes to mind.  However, a surprising number of plane…
  • Sep 2

    Renter Fights Back: Tenant Files Suit Following $6,700 Rent Hike

    Renter Fights Back: Tenant Files Suit Following $6,700 Rent Hike
    There are countless reasons to love San Francisco including our vibrant cultural scene, amazing restaurants, and countless year-round outdoor activities courtesy of the temperate climate.  In 2013, The Huffington Post looked at why San…
  • Sep 1

    California Supreme Court Paves Way for Dangerous Condition of Public Property Claim

    California Supreme Court Paves Way for Dangerous Condition of Public Property Claim
    Many people assume that personal injury law is a rather static field; after all, while the mode of injuries may change, injuries themselves are far from a new concept.  Nonetheless, injury law does indeed evolve.  As your San…
Rank this Week: 3434

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Sep 4

    VA Benefits for Non-Veterans: Spouses – Part 2

    VA Benefits for Non-Veterans: Spouses – Part 2
    In Part One, we discussed requirements for a spouse to be eligible to receive VA benefits. Today we are going to discuss the types of benefits that are available to a surviving spouse after the veteran’s death. Note that this area of VA…
  • Sep 3

    Video Blog – Preparing for C&P Exam

    Video Blog – Preparing for C&P Exam
    Matthew:  Hello, and welcome to the Hill & Ponton Veterans Video Blog. I’m Matthew Hill. Carol:  I’m Carol Ponton. Matthew:  Today we’d like to talk to you about C&P exams – more specifically,…
  • Sep 2

    Survivor’s Benefits – How to Navigate the Complex VA System after a Veteran’s Death Part 2

    Survivor’s Benefits – How to Navigate the Complex VA System after a Veteran’s Death Part 2
    Today, we will cover the topic of substitution in relation to survivor’s benefits. Survivors of veterans who died on or after October 10, 2008 are eligible to step into the shoes of the deceased veteran by using the substitution…
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SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former LPL Financial Broker Julius Kenney

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former LPL Financial Broker Julius Kenney
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Julius Franklin Kenney IV (CRD #5500248, Calhoun, Georgia). Kenney recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in…
  • Sep 2

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Michael J. Howard

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Michael J. Howard
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Michael John Howard (CRD #2966446, Frankfort, Illinois). Howard recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was assessed a deferred fine of $15,000 and suspended from…
  • Aug 31

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Justin Amaral

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Justin Amaral
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Justin Amaral (CRD #4440980, Boston, Massachusetts). Amaral recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any…
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Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Labor Day Drunk Driving in Florida Costs Live

    Labor Day Drunk Driving in Florida Costs Live
    The Labor Day weekend is a time to honor the nation's workers. It's also unfortunately for some an excuse to drink and drive in Florida. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that during the 2013 Labor Day…
  • Sep 2

    Study: Bicycle Injuries, Deaths Increase With Ridership

    Study: Bicycle Injuries, Deaths Increase With Ridership
    Bicycle ridership is increasingly touted as a cheap, easy, environmentally-friendly way to burn calories and get to your destination. There is ample evidence to suggest bicycle ridership has increased in Florida and nationally over the last…
  • Aug 30

    Father of Teen Killed in DUI Crash Sues Girl's Friends, Parent

    Father of Teen Killed in DUI Crash Sues Girl's Friends, Parent
    The tragic death of a 17-year-old in Connecticut has affected many lives forever, including those of her parents and also her peers, who allegedly allowed her to get behind the wheel with a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.27 - more than…
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Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Sep 4

    Why The Tom Brady Decision is Similar to Insurance Altered Engineering and Damage Report

    Why The Tom Brady Decision is Similar to Insurance Altered Engineering and Damage Report
    The Tom Brady legal victory is being criticized, lauded, and talked about by millions in our fanatical football country. Unlike the vast majority of fans—and being a nerdy insurance lawyer—I read the report. While doing so, I was…
  • Sep 3

    FEMA Flood Back to Slow Mo with Old Guard in Place

    FEMA Flood Back to Slow Mo with Old Guard in Place
    Brad Kieserman is a leader. He took over a National Flood Insurance mess caused by others previously overseeing the National Flood Program and changed the culture. Unfortunately, the Red Cross hired him away and the old bureaucratic guard is…
  • Sep 3

    Excess Insurance Carriers Dismissed From Superstorm Sandy Claim in New York

    Excess Insurance Carriers Dismissed From Superstorm Sandy Claim in New York
    In the Supreme Court of the State of New York for the County of New York, the Honorable Barbara Jaffe, granted defendants’ Arch Insurance Group and Arch Specialty Insurance Company’s motions, dismissing them from a Superstorm…
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Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Railroad Accidents a Real Risk in Florida

    Railroad Accidents a Real Risk in Florida
    According to the Federal Railroad Administration Office of Safety, there has been a sharp increase in railroad accident deaths – from 301 deaths in 2014 to 363 deaths in 2015. A total of 22 of these railroad accident deaths have…
  • Sep 2

    Injured as a Passenger in a Car Wreck? Understand Your Right

    Injured as a Passenger in a Car Wreck? Understand Your Right
    You are in the front passenger seat of your friend’s vehicle. They are driving down Coral Way in Miami, Florida when another driver t-bones the vehicle. You suffer serious injuries including whiplash, a bulging disc in your L4/L5…
  • Aug 25

    What to Do in an Accident with a Rental Car

    What to Do in an Accident with a Rental Car
    You just arrived in Miami and are ready to enjoy some of the city’s amazing amenities. You are traveling down Coral Way when a careless driver t-bones your rental vehicle. Our team of experienced Miami car accident attorneys deal with…
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Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Sep 3

    Florida’s Patent Troll Prevention Act Will Be A Disaster

    Florida’s Patent Troll Prevention Act Will Be A Disaster
    Unlike some of the neutral and unbiased articles published on this blog, this article is purely my opinion.  Florida’s new Patent Troll Prevention Act, Florida Statutes §§ 501.991-997, will be a disaster.  Similar to…
  • Aug 31

    Marijuana Business owner denied Bankruptcy relief

    Marijuana Business owner denied Bankruptcy relief
    Recently the United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Tenth Circuit found that a Colorado marijuana business owner could not be awarded bankruptcy relief. The Court noted that even though Colorado has legalized the acts of…
  • Aug 27

    Abandoned? No, just modernized.

    Abandoned? No, just modernized.
    Is an original trademark abandoned if a subsequent modified version of the mark creates the same, continuous commercial impression?  In a case of first impression, the Federal Circuit answered in a resounding no.  Jack Wolfskin…
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Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Sep 3

    Dangers of Underinflated or Flat Tire

    Dangers of Underinflated or Flat Tire
    Getting a flat tire is not exactly one of life’s many joys. Car tire problems are annoying, frustrating and – most importantly – dangerous. Tire safety is, as our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of…
  • Aug 31

    South Florida’s Boating Accident Problem

    South Florida’s Boating Accident Problem
    Our Delray Beach boating accident injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg spend a great deal of time discussing common personal injury issues such as auto accidents, product liability, premises liability and medical…
  • Aug 28

    Man Injured on West Boca Construction Site

    Man Injured on West Boca Construction Site
    Our Delray Beach lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg represent individuals who have suffered a wide range of injuries, including but not limited to those resulting from auto accidents, misdiagnoses, slip & fall incidents…
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Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Guardianship: Can I Oppose a Petition for Appointment of Successor Guardian filed by a Nominated Successor Guardian?

    Guardianship: Can I Oppose a Petition for Appointment of Successor Guardian filed by a Nominated Successor Guardian?
    The short and quick answer is yes, it is a possibility, but you should first be familiar with applicable Florida Statutes and some definitions before proceeding.  A Nomination of Successor Guardian is a document drafted and notarized by…
  • Aug 25

    How to replace or remove a Court Appointed Guardian in Florida?

    How to replace or remove a Court Appointed Guardian in Florida?
    Has your loved one been deemed incapacitated by a court order and had a court appointed guardian over their person and property? Do you believe the court appointed guardian is improperly taking care of your loved one and managing their assets…
  • Aug 13

    Voluntary Guardianship in Florida

    Voluntary Guardianship in Florida
    In Florida, a voluntary guardianship over a person’s property is available for a competent person who is unable to manage his or her own financial affairs. To begin the process, the person seeking a voluntary guardianship files a…
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Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Pinellas woman arrested, turns one bad decision into two

    Pinellas woman arrested, turns one bad decision into two
    Our fair state and our county gets another national nod as the New York Daily News writes up a brief story about a woman who was arrested for driving under the influence as well as possession of a controlled substance.  Perhaps…
  • Aug 28

    Why you need to hire your lawyer before charges are filed

    Why you need to hire your lawyer before charges are filed
    One of the most common mistakes we come across is when people are first arrested.  Many people make the mistake of waiting until their first court date before hiring a criminal defense lawyer.  They figure that once they are…
  • Aug 20

    Recommended disbarment for Bubba the Love Sponge lawyer

    Recommended disbarment for Bubba the Love Sponge lawyer
    We have previously blogged about the now infamous DUI set-up during a civil trial involving two Tampa Bay area DJ s.  We then blogged about the possible punishment and the aftermath.  Now there is word coming down that the Florida…
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Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Appeals Court Sides with Injured Slip and Fall Cruise Ship Passenger

    Appeals Court Sides with Injured Slip and Fall Cruise Ship Passenger
    A federal appellate decision in a cruise ship accident case of a slip and fall lodged against Norwegian Cruise Line could lead to more plaintiff victories in similar cases down the road.  The United States Court of Appeals for the…
  • Aug 28

    A Look at Cruise Ship Illnesse

    A Look at Cruise Ship Illnesse
    Cruise ships bring together a large number of people from many different areas and backgrounds.  Communicable illnesses are always a threat to passengers and crew members.  The crowded, somewhat enclosed nature of the cruise ship…
  • Aug 22

    Two Crew Members Hospitalized After Accident on Pride of America Cruise Ship

    Two Crew Members Hospitalized After Accident on Pride of America Cruise Ship
    Recently, two crew members were hospitalized after an accident on the Pride of America, a Norwegian Cruise Line ship.  The accident occurred while the ship was docked in Hilo, Hawaii.  Norwegian reports that officers were performing…
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Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
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Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Donald Trump and U.S. Immigration

    Donald Trump and U.S. Immigration
    “[Donald] Trump said he wants to require employers to pay H-1B workers much more money, which he said would discourage companies from hiring them and boost job prospects for Americans. “He also wants to have tech jobs offered to…
  • Aug 31

    Successful E-2 Visas for Business Purchase

    Successful E-2 Visas for Business Purchase
    Boyer Law Firm has recently obtained several E-2 visas for clients through the purchase of a business. One of these business purchases was for $60,000. The client also invested in other items in order to raise their investment amount to…
  • Aug 28

    Florida Small Business – Top 10 Least Burdensome State

    Florida Small Business – Top 10 Least Burdensome State
    Florida small business ranked among the top 10 best states for regulatory business climate, according to a study from the San Francisco-based Pacific Research Institute. Florida, which ranked No. 9 overall, came in about average for its…
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Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida auto accidents, auto insurance, and personal injury claims. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridacaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Hand and Feet Injuries are Common After Serious Car Crashe

    Hand and Feet Injuries are Common After Serious Car Crashe
    Serious car accidents can lead to devastating hand and feet injuries. Each year in Hollywood and South Florida, drivers and passengers find their lives permanently changed due to injuries to the extremities. These types of injuries can be…
  • Aug 28

    Drive Safely During the Last Weekend of Summer

    Drive Safely During the Last Weekend of Summer
    Now that summer is coming to a close, many people are having end-of-summer parties. In many cases, these parties involve barbecue and alcohol. Whether you are throwing a party yourself or attending someone else’s event, make sure that…
  • Aug 26

    Is Your Child Walking or Biking to School This Year? Have a Plan

    Is Your Child Walking or Biking to School This Year? Have a Plan
    If your child will be biking or walking to school this year, this is a good time of year to review your plan to avoid pedestrian accidents. Biking or walking to school gives your child the chance to exercise, get fresh air, and spend time…
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Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridatruckingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Automatic Emergency Braking Saves Lives in Trucking Crashe

    Automatic Emergency Braking Saves Lives in Trucking Crashe
    Advanced Automatic Braking, Automatic Emergency Braking, Autonomous Braking: these devices have many names, but no matter what you call them they are designed to save lives. These brakes work by engaging when a driver does not or cannot. If a…
  • Aug 28

    Are You Worried About Your Finances After Your Trucking Collision?

    Are You Worried About Your Finances After Your Trucking Collision?
    Trucking collisions in Hollywood, Miami, and other South Florida cities can be extremely expensive. That’s why you might be relying on your insurance to help cover your costs after a collision. Even with excellent coverage, though, you…
  • Aug 26

    What You Need to Know About Head Injuries After Your Truck Crash

    What You Need to Know About Head Injuries After Your Truck Crash
    Unfortunately, traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the more common injuries sustained in trucking accidents. In fact, of the estimated 1.7 million Americans who will suffer a TBI this year, about 17.1% of them will sustain their injuries…
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Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Roof and Scaffolding Accident

    Roof and Scaffolding Accident
    Construction site accidents in Hollywood and South Florida cause many injuries, and one of the most common injuries on building sites include scaffolding and roof accidents. When workers are on roofs or scaffolding, they require extra…
  • Aug 28

    Are You a Cruise Ship Worker Injured On The Job?

    Are You a Cruise Ship Worker Injured On The Job?
    Cruise ship workers and crew have a hard job. While they get to travel the world, they also have to put in demanding hours at work, offer exceptional customer service to cruise ship passengers, and complete their tasks – sometimes in…
  • Aug 26

    Common Reasons for Wrong-Site Surgery – And What You Can Do to Prevent It

    Common Reasons for Wrong-Site Surgery – And What You Can Do to Prevent It
    Wrong site surgery happens when the wrong part or the wrong patient is operated upon. This can happen if a patient’s left lung is operated on, for example, when the patient went in for surgery on their right lung. In some cases, wrong…
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