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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/
  • Feb 27

    Disney Passenger Drowns at Castaway Cay

    Disney Passenger Drowns at Castaway Cay
    A newspaper in the Bahamas is reporting that a passenger from a Disney cruise ship drowned while visiting Disney's private island Castaway Cay. According to reports by the Tribune, on Thursday afternoon, a 38–year-old man from New York…
  • Feb 26

    Costa Fortuna Broke Down in Tortola

    Costa Fortuna Broke Down in Tortola
    A newspaper in the Caribbean reports that  Carnival's Costa Fortuna cruise ship with over four thousand passengers and crew members was stuck the Road Harbour on the main Island of Tortola in the Virgin Islands after it arrived on…
  • Feb 26

    Costa Fortuna Broken Down in Tortola

    Costa Fortuna Broken Down in Tortola
    A newspaper in the Caribbean reports that  Carnival's Costa Fortuna cruise ship with over four thousand passengers and crew members is stuck the Road Harbour on the main Island of Tortola in the Virgin Islands since it arrived…
Rank this Week: 32

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Feb 5

    Most amazing experience ever!

    Most amazing experience ever!
    Client: Nancy Tucker Type of Case: Debt collection defense, garnishment, return of seized property, vacating judgment Client Review: When I finally found Taras after contacting numerous attorneys and receiving no hope for my situation, I had…
  • Feb 4

    $21000.00 CACH LLC Lawsuit Dismissed with Prejudice

    $21000.00 CACH LLC Lawsuit Dismissed with Prejudice
    Client:  YS Type of Case:  Defending Against a CACH LLC Debt Collection Lawsuit Client Review: I feel very fortunate to have made the decision to go to Mr. Rudnitsky to represent me against CACH LLC. They were suing me for…
  • Jan 31

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Earns 5 Star Rating From Client

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Earns 5 Star Rating From Client
    Client:  Joy Type of Case:  Defending Consumer in Debt Collection Lawsuit Client Review: I could not be happier with the results I received after retaining the Rudnitsky Law Firm. Taras immediately went to work on my case by not…
Rank this Week: 37

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

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

    Medical Marijuana Grow House Goes "Up In Smoke"

    Medical Marijuana Grow House Goes "Up In Smoke"
    You can't make this stuff up. A marijuana grow house goes "up in smoke"1 and I get to write about it in a property insurance blog! Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Company may be off the hook after a recent ruling from the Sixth Circuit Court…
  • Mar 1

    Appellate Court Affirms Trial Court Order Compelling Appraisal for Supplemental Hurricane Claim

    Appellate Court Affirms Trial Court Order Compelling Appraisal for Supplemental Hurricane Claim
    On Wednesday, Florida's Third District Court of Appeal issued an opinion affirming a trial court’s order compelling appraisal of a homeowners’ supplemental Hurricane Katrina claim.1 The insureds, the Cardelles, had filed claims…
  • Feb 28

    Getting Coverage for your Art: Stolen or Burned Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    Getting Coverage for your Art: Stolen or Burned Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture
    On both sides of my family, I have relatives I consider amazing artists. Both sell or sold their paintings and both have pieces on display in galleries. I have one fond memory from a young age going to see my great aunt, Majel Carter’s…
Rank this Week: 85

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 100

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: 98

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/
  • Mar 2

    Terrorism cases make bad law

    Terrorism cases make bad law
    In U.S. v. Said, covered by the Herald, the government is again asking to disguise a witness in an upcoming trial:Prosecutors have taken the rare step of asking a federal judge to shut out the public during the testimony of two FBI undercover…
  • Feb 26

    Mary Barzee Flores nominated to District Bench

    Mary Barzee Flores nominated to District Bench
    This is such great news.  Congrats to Mary Barzee Flores on this nomination!
  • Feb 26

    One fish, two fish

    One fish, two fish
    The Supremes reversed the 11th Circuit in the Sarbanes-Oxley Fish case yesterday.  The N.Y. Times has the coverage: A narrowly divided Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with a Florida fisherman, throwing out his conviction for tossing…
Rank this Week: 166

Florida Intellectual Property Law…

Florida Intellectual Property Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks, copyright law, franchise law, trade secret law and unfair competition law. By John Rizvi.

http://www.floridaipblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Reader Question: Will my trademark application be denied if...

    Reader Question: Will my trademark application be denied if...
    "Suzy" asks: If I look on uspto.gov and see that there is a company already trademarked under a name similiar to my company's name will my trademarked registration be denied?   My response:  
  • Nov 21

    Patent Writing Secrets: What's the Hook?

    Patent Writing Secrets: What's the Hook?
    Before beginning to draft the patent application there is one step you must take to make sure you get MAXIMUM protection for your idea (and to make sure no one gets around it). And that step is establishing the hook. Allow me to explain what…
  • Nov 18

    Reader Question: Should I take my idea to an investor before getting a patent?

    Reader Question: Should I take my idea to an investor before getting a patent?
    L.C. asks: Quick question. Would there be any issues going to angel investors, or venture capitalists before starting the entire patent process? Would that spark any legal trouble down the line? My answer. It's not that it would spark legal…
Rank this Week: 147

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    MARCH COMINGS AND GOINGS

    MARCH COMINGS AND GOINGS
    March is a month of comings and goings. Coming: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who will be addressing a joint session of congress. Going: Attorney General Eric Holder. A PERFECT TIME:If you are a long time Miami…
  • Mar 1

    THE MIAMI HERALD DOES IT AGAIN!

    THE MIAMI HERALD DOES IT AGAIN!
    Miami, really all of Florida, is lucky to be served by a crusading and muckraking newspaper like the Miami Herald. And today, the Herald has really outdone itself again. The Herald broke this shocking story, which we are sure has all of…
  • Feb 26

    JUDGE MARY BARZEE NOMINATED TO FEDERAL COURT

    JUDGE MARY BARZEE NOMINATED TO FEDERAL COURT
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:BREAKING NEWS ..............JUDGE MARY BARZEE FLORES HAS BEEN NOMINATED TO THE FEDERAL BENCHNumerous news agencies are reporting that President Barack Obama has nominated Barzee Flores to an open seat in the Southern…
Rank this Week: 298

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 281

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/
Rank this Week: 172

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Feb 15

    Will Tougher Distracted Driving Laws Curb the Epidemic?

    Will Tougher Distracted Driving Laws Curb the Epidemic?
    With balmy breeze whipping through your hair as you cruise down the sunny palm tree-fringed highways of Florida, it’s easy to forget our state’s roadways have a big problem—distracted driving. The Florida Department of…
  • Feb 2

    Nationwide Superbowl Ad – A personal injury lawyer’s take

    Nationwide Superbowl Ad – A personal injury lawyer’s take
    There are many subjects I could focus on that could relate personal-injury law and the Super Bowl. Cliff Avril and Julian Edelman’s possible concussions. Concussions (especially more than one) will likely result in long-term physical…
  • Feb 2

    “Reconsider Posting that Selfie!” | Personal Injury Lawyer Social Media Ethic

    “Reconsider Posting that Selfie!” | Personal Injury Lawyer Social Media Ethic
    Personal Injury Lawyer – Social Media Ethics  In my last blog post (Facebook, Instagram, and Social Media’s Impact on Personal Injury Claims), I talk about how unreasonable it is for a defense lawyer to be able to take…
Rank this Week: 297

Lakeland Florida Injury Lawyer…

Lakeland Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida injury law. By Rivas Law Group, LLC.

http://www.rivaslawgroup.com/blog/
  • Oct 2

    Car Accident Help

    Car Accident Help
  • Sep 24

    Civil Law Attorney: 6 Signs Your Home Has Sinkhole Damage

    Civil Law Attorney: 6 Signs Your Home Has Sinkhole Damage
    Tweet Sinkholes typically develop underground for years but seem to open up suddenly, causing significant and sometimes irreparable damage to land, roads, and houses. Although it can be devastating to lose your home to a sinkhole, it’s…
  • Sep 10

    Back Injury Lawyer: 4 Ways a Low-Impact Crash Causes Back Pain

    Back Injury Lawyer: 4 Ways a Low-Impact Crash Causes Back Pain
    Tweet Just because the car that hit you wasn’t traveling very fast doesn’t mean the pain you’re feeling is “all in your head.” Many people in Tampa dismiss injuries from low-impact collisions because they feel…
Rank this Week: 296

Law Office of Dana L. Manner Blog

Law Office of Dana L. Manner Blog

Covers Florida lemon law.

http://mannerlaw.com/blog/
  • May 24

    Amazon Studio Arrangement Patent

    Amazon Studio Arrangement Patent
    This is my original post on Facebook on May 2, 2014. This post got picked up by several photography blogs, and then spread to other mainstream media and news publishers. Post by Dana Manner.    
  • Apr 18

    Tesla Lemon Law Case with Vince Megna

    Tesla Lemon Law Case with Vince Megna
            Vince Megna “King of Lemons” posted video of his most recent high profile lemon law cases involving a Tesla.
  • Apr 18

    NACA 2014 Auto Fraud Conference

    NACA 2014 Auto Fraud Conference
    I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking at the National Association of Consumer Advocates 2014 Auto Fraud Conference in San Diego, California. The conference, which begins on April 24, 2014 will be attended by consumer advocate…
Rank this Week: 195

Orlando Injury Lawyer Blog

Orlando Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, car insurance, consumer products, medical malpractice and more. By Ward & Caggiano.

http://www.orlandoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 19

    Labcorp & Quest Diagnostics – Orlando Nerve Injury During Blood Draw

    Labcorp & Quest Diagnostics – Orlando Nerve Injury During Blood Draw
    Labcorp & Quest Diagnostics Orlando laboratory technicians should carefully draw blood from patients. Otherwise, nerve injury can occur. Innocent patients can suffer brief discomfort, temporary injury and pain from bad needle placement.…
  • Feb 19

    Labcorp & Quest Diagnostic – Orlando Nerve Injury During Blood Draw

    Labcorp & Quest Diagnostic – Orlando Nerve Injury During Blood Draw
    Labcorp & Quest Diagnostic Orlando laboratory technicians should carefully draw blood from patients. Otherwise, nerve injury can occur. Innocent patients can suffer brief discomfort, temporary injury and pain from bad needle placement.…
  • Jan 7

    Orlando Injury Doctor

    Orlando Injury Doctor
    Whether you live in Orlando or vacation here, businesses, retail stores, theme parks and other drivers must not endanger your safety. When carelessness causes harm, we find that the insurance company may compel you or your family member to be…
Rank this Week: 292

Terry Lenamon on the Death Penalty

Terry Lenamon on the Death Penalty

Focuses on capital punishment in America.

http://www.swartzlenamon.com/deathpenaltyblog
Rank this Week: 231

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

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

    Treating Physicians Are Entitled To Expert Witness Fees for PIP Deposition

    Treating Physicians Are Entitled To Expert Witness Fees for PIP Deposition
    Insurance companies request depositions of the treating physician in most personal injury protection (PIP) cases. The medical treatment rendered and the reason for performing the medical services are the central issues for treating physician…
  • Feb 27

    Last Year’s Automobile Recalls Continue into 2015

    Last Year’s Automobile Recalls Continue into 2015
    It looks like the automobile industry hasn’t gotten over its rough year. Last year GM had several sets of recalls that included millions of cars with faulty ignition starters.  Unfortunately this was only the start of the…
  • Feb 26

    Dangers of Nighttime Driving

    Dangers of Nighttime Driving
    There have been several studies showing that the frequency of accidents increase during the night.  This is easy to understand with the lack of natural light and headlights shining too brightly into a drivers eyes.  However, light…
Rank this Week: 564

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/
  • Mar 2

    Are You a Manly Male at GT? Congratulations You've Made Partner!

    Are You a Manly Male at GT? Congratulations You've Made Partner!
    Of course that's an unfair headline, but I'm pretty sure that little underdog of a firm can take it -- but what about the actual headline in today's DBR:Greenberg Traurig New Partner Gender Split in South Florida--17 Men, 1 WomanUmm,…
  • Feb 27

    RIP Leonard Nimoy

    RIP Leonard Nimoy
     We're not trying to bring you down, but things happen.His final tweet.A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP— Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) February 23, 2015
  • Feb 27

    Good Times, Bad Times -- I Know I've Had My Share.

    Good Times, Bad Times -- I Know I've Had My Share.
    In a bit of sad news, I wanted to note the passing of Gentle Giant and true legal legend Ed Moss.Ed was a tremendously talented and effective litigator, with a wry sense of humor, who was always a gentleman and respectful to all -- including…
Rank this Week: 703

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

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

    How to Search a Home with Zero Accountability

    How to Search a Home with Zero Accountability
    Accountability is an important part of the relationship between our government and its citizens. Sure, we citizens can't know everything, and that's why a small percentage of our budget is known as the "Black Budget". Black budgets are…
  • Feb 22

    More Injustice From Minimum Mandatory Sentence

    More Injustice From Minimum Mandatory Sentence
    How long had human beings been ruled by Kings, Queens, Pharaohs, and the like? Then along comes the first big experiment in governance--we Americans decided to rule ourselves. Now, for this experiment to work, the powers that corrupt must…
  • Feb 16

    Restitution Is Tough To Prove

    Restitution Is Tough To Prove
    Some people are clueless when it comes to what things are worth. We all have that friend who claims his home is worth twice what we all know it is worth. And, these are typically the same people that decide to sell their home "By Owner";…
Rank this Week: 370

ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

Covers Florida family law. By the Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A.

http://abcfamilyblog.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 1

    Freezing High Conflict Divorce Litigation for the Collaborative Proce

    Freezing High Conflict Divorce Litigation for the Collaborative Proce
    I strongly suggest that any person who is in the initial stages of a Florida divorce consider engaging in the collaborative process from the very beginning.  This simply means that each spouses hires an attorney solely for the…
  • Feb 9

    What is the Purpose of Florida Family Law?

    What is the Purpose of Florida Family Law?
    Anyone who has gone through a divorce, paternity, or other family law proceeding in Hillsborough County or elsewhere in Florida may have wondered: What is the purpose of Florida Family Law? Well, section 61.001(2) purports to have an…
  • Jan 6

    Can I Now Divorce My Same-Sex Spouse in Florida?

    Can I Now Divorce My Same-Sex Spouse in Florida?
    Last week, Federal Judge Robert L. Hinkle clarified his ruling in Brenner v. Scott to state, definitively, that the U.S. Constitution requires Florida clerks of court to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.  This has brought…
Rank this Week: 405

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

By The Law Offices of Mark A. Kaire, P.A.

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 28

    Sleep-The New Risk Factor In Predicting Stroke

    Sleep-The New Risk Factor In Predicting Stroke
    Strokes are a silent killer. If caught in time(within 3 hours of onset) the effects of a stroke can be minimized.  However, if left untreated, strokes can cause life altering damages or fatality. Thus, the key is recognizing…
  • Feb 16

    Scott Recalls Bike Helmet

    Scott Recalls Bike Helmet
    I have written extensively about the dangers of bike riding in South Florida- As a brief aside there was another hit and run fatality this morning – Thus, a good bike helmet is not a luxury, but rather a necessity. A helmet must…
  • Feb 16

    Bad Drivers And Narrow Lanes on I-95

    Bad Drivers And Narrow Lanes on I-95
    I still remember the first week the I-95 express lanes opened.  People were confused and there were accidents galore.   We were assured that the express lanes would ease traffic congestion once motorist became familiar with the…
Rank this Week: 444

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Motorcyclist Charged with DUI Manslaughter in Death of Skateboarder

    Motorcyclist Charged with DUI Manslaughter in Death of Skateboarder
    According to Clay County deputies, a motorcyclist who was speeding in a Fleming Island neighborhood when he struck and killed a skateboarder last August, turned himself in Thursday morning. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office claims that…
  • Feb 26

    GE to Pay $3.5 Million in Civil Penalties for Failure to Report Fire Hazard

    GE to Pay $3.5 Million in Civil Penalties for Failure to Report Fire Hazard
    According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, General Electric has agreed to pay a $3.5 million civil penalty due to their failure to report an unreasonable risk of serious injury caused by defective ranges and dishwashers. Reports…
  • Feb 6

    GM: $93 Million Paid in Settlement Offers So Far

    GM: $93 Million Paid in Settlement Offers So Far
    GM’s ignition-switch recall compensation fund is no longer accepting claims because the January 31 deadline has passed. However, this does not mean that consumers have no legal recourse if they were injured in a recalled vehicle.…
Rank this Week: 728

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer…

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida, personal injury law and insurance coverage issues. By The Pittman Firm, P.A.

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

    Expert Witnesses: Linchpin to Jury Trial

    Expert Witnesses: Linchpin to Jury Trial
    Expert witnesses play an important role in trials. A 2013 Florida law changes the standard for expert witnesses. Learn more from The Pittman Firm.
  • Feb 27

    Insurance Fraud Gauranteed by New Florida PIP Law

    Insurance Fraud Gauranteed by New Florida PIP Law
    The Florida legislature in the last hours of the 2012 legislative drastically changed the PIP law that since 1972 had guaranteed people in an auto accident quick repayment for medical bills and lost wages. Touted as a measure to avoid…
  • Feb 25

    The Art of Jury Selection

    The Art of Jury Selection
    Jury consulting is a growing industry for good reason: jury selection matters. Learn more from the Pittman Firm.
Rank this Week: 511

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

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

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Feb 27

    Proposed Law Aims to Remove Shroud of Secrecy in Court Settlement

    Proposed Law Aims to Remove Shroud of Secrecy in Court Settlement
    A cadre of corporations whose profit margins outweigh product safety have found a loophole in the litigation process: sealed settlement agreements. Such agreements are legal, as there is no law prohibiting them, and often left up to the…
  • Feb 26

    E-Discovery — If not transparency, how about translucency?

    E-Discovery — If not transparency, how about translucency?
    Florida is sunny and a great place to live or work; but we can be a little slow to except new things. Florida Rules of Civil Procedure were amended a couple of years ago to include at least the mention of electronic discovery. Sadly, the…
  • Feb 13

    LegalTech 2015 — Not so much collaboration, cooperation or transparency

    LegalTech 2015 — Not so much collaboration, cooperation or transparency
    I attended LegalTech   2015 this year in New York. It was a great seminar and another well done project by ALM. One wrinkle, though. Lawyers, vendors and even judges continue to want to shove predictive coding down everyone’s…
Rank this Week: 471

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Insurance Fraud – Beware of Unscrupulous Clinic

    Insurance Fraud – Beware of Unscrupulous Clinic
      If you have been injured in an automobile accident, you should immediately seek proper medical attention.  If your injuries are substantial, you may benefit from the assistance of a qualified personal injury lawyer specializing in…
  • Feb 26

    TWO TRAGIC COMMUTER TRAIN ACCIDENTS IN ONE MONTH

    TWO TRAGIC COMMUTER TRAIN ACCIDENTS IN ONE MONTH
    Fifty people were injured on February 24, 2015 when a commuter train bound for Los Angeles crashed into a produce truck that was stuck on the tracks. The driver of the truck left the scene of the accident and was later found disoriented. The…
  • Feb 25

    NEW MEASURES PROPOSED TO MAKE TEXTING WHILE DRIVING A PRIMARY OFFENSE IN FLORIDA

    NEW MEASURES PROPOSED TO MAKE TEXTING WHILE DRIVING A PRIMARY OFFENSE IN FLORIDA
    Three measures have been introduced in the Florida legislature that would strengthen the existing anti-texting law. The new measures would make the practice of texting while driving a primary offense as opposed to a secondary offense. The…
Rank this Week: 515

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

Covers Florida's PIP/No-Fault laws. By Roig, Tutan, Rosenberg & Zlotnick, P.A.

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Feb 26

    Dangerous Driving Habits Revealed in AAA Study

    Dangerous Driving Habits Revealed in AAA Study
    Even though most drivers support safe driving habits, many do not put them into practice, a recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found. The Foundation’s research points to a “culture of indifference” among…
  • Feb 24

    Court Order Issued in PIP Case Alleging Exorbitant Hospital Fee

    Court Order Issued in PIP Case Alleging Exorbitant Hospital Fee
    On February 20, 2015, Judge James S. Moody, Jr., of the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, issued a ruling in the case Herrera, et al. v. JFK Medical Center, et al. That suit, brought in 2014 by four … Continue reading…
  • Feb 20

    Orlando Clinic Operators Arrested in PIP Fraud Scheme

    Orlando Clinic Operators Arrested in PIP Fraud Scheme
    Dr. Lherisson Domond, a Coconut Creek physician, fronted ownership of the Unity Pain and Injury Center clinic for most of 2012 in exchange for monthly payments of $1,500, according to the Florida Department of Financial Services. Domond…
Rank this Week: 861

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: 314

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 612

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://blog.lipcon.com/
  • Feb 25

    Stranded at Sea: Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer Stuck on Cruise Ship

    Stranded at Sea: Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer Stuck on Cruise Ship
    Our cruise lawyers here at LMAW have been lucky that, being in Miami, FL, we haven’t had much to deal with in the way of bad winter weather. Unfortunately though, there have been several areas across the United States that have…
  • Feb 25

    Top Weather Hazards at Sea: Are Cruise Ships Equipped to Handle Them?

    Top Weather Hazards at Sea: Are Cruise Ships Equipped to Handle Them?
    Cruise passengers are often warned about the risk of crime at some ports of call. Yet, a recent Royal Caribbean cruise delay that left Ohio State coach Urban Meyer and fans stranded at sea draws attention to another hazard cruise passengers…
  • Feb 24

    One Year Later – Death of Cruise Passenger Following ‘Rogue’ Wave Hit Ruled an Accident

    One Year Later – Death of Cruise Passenger Following ‘Rogue’ Wave Hit Ruled an Accident
    Our cruise attorneys here at LMAW have often talked about unexpected disasters that can strike at sea. Despite the fact that many maritime accidents are the result of poor judgment or reckless behavior, including speeding, operator…
Rank this Week: 625

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Feb 24

    Florida Condos, Coops, TimeShares, HOAs, and CDDs: Know the Difference Before You Buy

    Florida Condos, Coops, TimeShares, HOAs, and CDDs: Know the Difference Before You Buy
    In Florida, there are different types of home ownership recognized by the Florida Legislature other than the traditional single family home. Florida laws recognize five different alternatives that anyone considering buying residential real…
  • Feb 17

    Discrimination by Bad Real Estate Agent

    Discrimination by Bad Real Estate Agent
    Real estate agents in Florida can do bad things that hurt both home buyers and sellers in serious ways. The buyer may end up with ugly surprises in her new home: things like hidden defects (e.g., mold) that was not disclosed prior to closing.…
  • Feb 10

    55+ Condo Living in Florida: Senior Condos and Adult Condo Communitie

    55+ Condo Living in Florida: Senior Condos and Adult Condo Communitie
    South Florida is famous as a retirement paradise, and many of our local condominiums exist to meet the needs and lifestyles of those enjoying a retirement lifestyle. There are countless “55 Plus Communities” here in the Broward…
Rank this Week: 705

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: 354

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers estate planning, probate, guardianship and elder law issues.

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    ABLE Accounts: A New Tool for Special Needs Planning

    ABLE Accounts: A New Tool for Special Needs Planning
    In December 2014, Congress passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience (“ABLE”) Act, which provides for a new type of tax-free savings account for persons who are born with a disability or become disabled at a young age (25 or…
  • Feb 6

    Marrying With Assets: Keeping Your Estate Plan Intact [Part II]

    Marrying With Assets: Keeping Your Estate Plan Intact [Part II]
    This is the second installment in our series discussing the impact of marriage on the legal rights of spouses to share in each other’s assets. We now focus on what happens to a married person’s “homestead”…
  • Jan 27

    Marrying with Assets: Keeping Your Estate Plan Intact [Part I]

    Marrying with Assets: Keeping Your Estate Plan Intact [Part I]
    This newsletter begins a series discussing the impact of marriage on the legal rights of spouses to share in each other’s assets.  We begin by talking about the “elective share” and the “pretermitted…
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Florida Personal Injury Attorney…

Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 13

    Pharmacists Duty of Care in Florida

    Pharmacists Duty of Care in Florida
    The responsibilities of a pharmacist are being better defined in courts across the country, particularly in Florida. A recent court decision bolstered the fact that a pharmacist is more than an order taker, he or she has a duty to understand…
  • Jan 26

    Cruise Ship Crime Statistics and Crime Prevention

    Cruise Ship Crime Statistics and Crime Prevention
    We live in an era of instant information. With a simple click we can instantly find a recipe for apple pie or learn Babe Ruth’s lifetime batting average. (It was .342) In certain instances, like finding information about the cruise ship…
  • Jan 19

    Pharmacy Negligence in Florida

    Pharmacy Negligence in Florida
    When it comes to medical malpractice, most people think only of lawsuits against doctors and hospitals accused of failing to provide proper care. A significant, but largely unrecognized, health care provider who plays a big role in ensuring…
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South Florida Estate Planning Law

South Florida Estate Planning Law

Covers South Florida estate planning, probate and tax law issues. By David Shulman.

http://www.sofloridaestateplanning.com/
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Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure issues in Florida. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillebankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    Bankruptcy: what debts are non-dischargeable?

    Bankruptcy: what debts are non-dischargeable?
    Most debts can be liquidated through a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, or reorganized through a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. However, there are a few debts that can altogether be non-dischargeable. Some types of debts are always non-dischargeable, unless a…
  • Feb 5

    Bankruptcy: what debts are non-dischargeable?

    Bankruptcy: what debts are non-dischargeable?
    Most debts can be liquidated through a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, or reorganized through a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. However, there are a few debts that can altogether be non-dischargeable. Some types of debts are always non-dischargeable, unless…
  • Jan 29

    Can you sell your house during bankruptcy?

    Can you sell your house during bankruptcy?
    Once a debtor files for bankruptcy, his or her home and other possessions become part of their bankruptcy estate. While creditors cannot automatically foreclose on the property because of bankruptcy protections, the debtor is likewise not…
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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/
  • Feb 2

    Shooting : Talking to the Police or Press After a Shooting

    Shooting : Talking to the Police or Press After a Shooting
    In July of 2014, an Arizona homeowner shot and killed one of two intruders who had entered his home in the middle of the night. The homeowner was eighty (80) year old Thomas Greer, who had been assaulted during the...
  • Jan 16

    Criminal Mischief

    Criminal Mischief
    This weekend as I drove through my neighborhood, I noticed a street sign had been knocked down... it apparently, had been run over. I remember thinking, "Somebody in Jacksonville had a good time last night." My criminal defense…
  • Jan 6

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #163: Child Neglect

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #163: Child Neglect
    Take a look at the picture above. Is there anything that troubles you about this picture? I'm bothered by the distance between the adult and the two small children that are walking several feet behind the man. Even more...
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Stock Broker Attorney Blog

Stock Broker Attorney Blog

Covers current investigations, opinions and industry news relating to securities arbitration, investment fraud, stockbroker or brokerage firm misconduct. By Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.

http://www.stockbrokerattorney.com/blog
  • Jan 7

    Man Sentence to 18-Months for Investment Scam

    Man Sentence to 18-Months for Investment Scam
    In Scottsdale, J'Sean Claude Butierries pleaded guilty to defrauding investors out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. He allegedly used the ill-gotten gains to buy himself luxury items like a $195,000 Audi and cosmetic surgery for his wife…
  • Jan 5

    SEC Charges Unlicensed Man with Scamming Investor

    SEC Charges Unlicensed Man with Scamming Investor
    Vinay Kumar Nevatia, of Palo Alto, has been charged by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly reselling almost $900,000 stock shares of an off-shore company, CSS Technologies (Mauritius) Limited, already owned by eight…
  • Jan 1

    Broker Barred from Practice for Stealing from Elderly

    Broker Barred from Practice for Stealing from Elderly
    Jeffrey McClure, a former employee of Wells Fargo Advisors and an affiliated bank in California, was recently barred from the securities industry after stealing almost $89,000 from an elderly customer. Between December 2012 and August 2014,…
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Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida car accident, product liability and workers compensation news. By Ruth E. Johnson.

http://www.miamipersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 2

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?
    Workers compensation lawyers and legal practitioners are sitting on the edge of their seats awaiting the ruling of the Supreme Court in the high profile case of Castellanos v. Next Door Company. To the average Miami resident this case may…
  • Dec 13

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?
    A 2009 motor vehicle accident statistics report by the Florida Department of Transportation showed that 5,474 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents due to texting while driving, and another 448,000 were injured. In response to these…
  • Nov 14

    Are Trucks More Dangerous than Cars?

    Are Trucks More Dangerous than Cars?
    Automobiles today are the safest and easiest to drive they have ever been, with traffic fatalities in the U.S. dropping every year. This is great news, but trucks are still being found to be less safe than cars. Trucks (including SUVs)…
Rank this Week: 311

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
  • Jan 2

    Secrets to a Successful Marriage

    Secrets to a Successful Marriage
    As my Chanukkah and Christmas present to you I am sharing the wisdom from clients who have successfully navigated many years of successful marriage. I’m grateful that Patti and I have twenty five years behind us, which, I suppose is a…
  • Dec 26

    Judgment Creditors and Fraudulent Transfer

    Judgment Creditors and Fraudulent Transfer
    From time to time someone will visit with me in my office with a serious problem. They have lost a lawsuit and have a judgment creditor attempting to satisfy the judgment against their assets. Once someone already knows of a potential…
  • Dec 19

    Major Changes Under Duress Not a Good Idea

    Major Changes Under Duress Not a Good Idea
    It’s not uncommon to panic under extreme pressure. And there’s no pressure like when a loved one is very sick or near death. There’s a temptation to “tie up loose ends” and to direct our financial advisors and…
Rank this Week: 423

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
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Powell & Espat Blog

Powell & Espat Blog

Covers legal rights and important information for consumers regarding the legal system and our jury system in America.

http://mattlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 12

    Dog Attacks: Another Victim of Poor Prevention

    Dog Attacks: Another Victim of Poor Prevention
    Regardless of dog breed, dog attacks can happen with poor care, poor training, and lack of knowledge of what dogs need to be happy. The post Dog Attacks: Another Victim of Poor Prevention appeared first on .
  • Nov 10

    Did GM Put Drivers in Danger?

    Did GM Put Drivers in Danger?
    How long did GM actually know about a faulty ignition switch before alerting consumers? The answer could have huge ramifications. The post Did GM Put Drivers in Danger? appeared first on .
  • Nov 7

    Hip Replacement Lawsuit Sees Settlement

    Hip Replacement Lawsuit Sees Settlement
    If you have had a hip replacement go wrong, speak with a personal injury attorney about your possible options for a lawsuit. The post Hip Replacement Lawsuit Sees Settlement appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 852

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: 469

In Black And White

In Black And White

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

http://www.inblackandwhiteblog.com
  • Oct 29

    Legal Business Development: What Is Your Big Goal?

    Legal Business Development: What Is Your Big Goal?
    What do you want? Yes, that’s a pretty big question for lawyers since most would start by explaining… “That depends…” I think Forbes contributor, Bruce Kasanoff who ghostwrites articles for entrepreneurs,…
  • Oct 21

    Legal Business Development: Teamwork Accelerates Result

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

    The Critic: External And The One In Your Head

    The Critic: External And The One In Your Head
    I worked with a new client today and we embarked on a journey to figure out what she needs to do to leave her job and start her own firm. We created a roadmap. We started by exploring her personal brand… what’s her unique…
Rank this Week: 823

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida family law. By A. James Mullaney.

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

    Which Parent Decides on Children's Religious Training after a Divorce

    Which Parent Decides on Children's Religious Training after a Divorce
    A recent case from the Florida First District Court of Appeal discusses what, if any, restrictions are allowed to be placed on a parent regarding the religious training of their children. (Pierson v. Pierson, 1D14-79 (Fla. 1st DCA August 18,…
  • Aug 25

    What is considered "Income" when calculating Child Support in Florida

    What is considered "Income" when calculating Child Support in Florida
    Child Support in Florida is calculated using the Florida Child Support Guidelines. The guidelines use the mother's and father's net incomes to determine the child support obligation."Net income" is determined by subtracting a party's…
  • Aug 20

    What to do when DNA proves you are NOT the father and you are paying child support

    What to do when DNA proves you are NOT the father and you are paying child support
    A recent headline from England caught my attention: Man can't get refund on £31,000 child support payments despite DNA proving he's NOT fatherIn the story, a man is seeking a refund from the government of the child support he paid for a…
Rank this Week: 831

Florida Tax Attorney Blog

Florida Tax Attorney Blog

Published By Bucci Law Offices, P.A.

http://www.floridataxattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program Change

    Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program Change
    The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) has been recently updated. Our Fort Lauderdale and Miami tax attorneys can assist you during your disclosure process and advise you on the best course of action for you situation. Not to…
  • Jun 12

    IRS Commissioner's Remarks at Conference Hint at OVDP Change

    IRS Commissioner's Remarks at Conference Hint at OVDP Change
    Speaking at an International Tax conference recently, the commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service implied that changes might be in the works for the agency's offshore voluntary disclosure program (OVDP). The changes, if created, would be…
  • Jun 8

    Florida Man Hit with Record Tax Penalty on Swiss Bank Account

    Florida Man Hit with Record Tax Penalty on Swiss Bank Account
    A jury in Miami recently found that a Coral Gables man could owe civil penalties of $2.24 million for a secret Swiss bank account he held, Bloomberg reported. This sum is noteworthy due to its large size. What makes it especially significant…
Rank this Week: 507

Edwards Elder Law, P.A. Blog

Edwards Elder Law, P.A. Blog

Covers assisted living, elder law, estate planning, and long term care.

http://www.edwardselderlaw.com/blog/
  • May 12

    An Assisted Living Community Is Not The Same Thing As A Nursing Home

    An Assisted Living Community Is Not The Same Thing As A Nursing Home
    Many of my clients are unfamiliar with the concept of assisted living communities.  In their minds the choices if they can no longer live independently at home are to move in with one of their adult children or to be … Continue…
  • Apr 28

    The Cottage Is Another Option For Aging in Place

    The Cottage Is Another Option For Aging in Place
    Many times when it becomes apparent that mom or dad can’t safely live along any longer, the first reaction is for the family to consider having mom or dad move in with an adult child.  This is a supportive and … Continue…
  • Apr 14

    Technology Is Becoming A Crucial Resource For Aging In Place

    Technology Is Becoming A Crucial Resource For Aging In Place
    As more and more of us express a desire to remain in our homes as we age, technology is responding with a variety of new ways to keep us safe. For instance, sensors can be placed on appliances such as … Continue reading →
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