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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/
  • May 24

    Witnesses to Gem Drowning: "NCL Screwed Up"

    Witnesses to Gem Drowning: "NCL Screwed Up"
    Earlier this week, a 10 year old child drowned in a crowded swimming pool on NCL's Norwegian Gem.  It's the seventh time that a child has drowned, or nearly-downed, on a cruise ship in just two years. The incidents occurred on cruise…
  • May 22

    Airborne Norovirus - What Now Cruise Lines?

    Airborne Norovirus - What Now Cruise Lines?
    Earlier this month, we reported that researchers in Canada concluded that norovirus can spread by air, according to a publication in the highly respected Clinical Infectious Diseases. Eight doctors participated in a study of norovirus…
  • May 19

    Norwegian Dawn Hits Reef Near Bermuda

    Norwegian Dawn Hits Reef Near Bermuda
    A friend just notified me that the Port Bermuda cam operated by PTZtv shows that the NCL Norwegian Dawn has just hit a reef near the port.  The cruise ship reportedly launched lifeboats, although there is no indication that anyone was…
Rank this Week: 59

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/
  • May 22

    I Wanna Rock...for Dade Legal Aid!

    I Wanna Rock...for Dade Legal Aid!
    It's that time of year again, when we harken back to our years at Greynolds Park and gather round the stage, hold our lighters high and scream while middle-aged lawyers live out their Rock Star fantasies.Who am I kidding? I am jealous as…
  • May 22

    And She Dropped the Mic!

    And She Dropped the Mic!
    Attention would-be judicial quoters, pop-culture referencers, and those who try to crack the funny, wry, witty, or ironic when donning the robes of authority, this is how it's done:A rose by any other name may smell as sweet. See William…
  • May 21

    What Makes Lawyers Happy?

    What Makes Lawyers Happy?
    So asks the Daily Business Review in this article. The answers, according to the DBR poll?A sense of autonomy...being authentic and true to oneself. Relatedness to other people.Internal motivation for work - how much they chose their work…
Rank this Week: 68

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/
Rank this Week: 69

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/
  • May 22

    "A rose by any other name may smell as sweet. See William Shakespeare, 'Romeo and Juliet,' act 2, sc. 2. People, not so much."

    "A rose by any other name may smell as sweet. See William Shakespeare, 'Romeo and Juliet,' act 2, sc. 2. People, not so much."
    Lots of awesomeness there by Judge Bloom in this order, which starts this way:A rose by any other name may smell as sweet. See William Shakespeare, “Romeo and Juliet,” act 2, sc. 2. People, not so much. The Plaintiff in this…
  • May 21

    11th Circuit rejects Don Siegelman again

    11th Circuit rejects Don Siegelman again
    Here's the opinion by visiting Judge Ebel, a senior 10th Circuit judge.  The Montgomery Advertiser has this report on the former Alabama Governor:A federal appeals court Wednesday denied former Gov. Don Siegelman's bid for a new trial,…
  • May 20

    News & Note

    News & Note
    1.  Follow up on the "intactivist" post from yesterday.  The lawyer decided to voluntarily dismiss the lawsuit.  From the Sun-Sentinel:A federal lawsuit concerning a circumcision fight between two South Florida parents…
Rank this Week: 129

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: 130

Employee Benefits Law Report

Employee Benefits Law Report

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

http://www.employeebenefitslawreport.com
Rank this Week: 215

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Apr 8

    High Caliber Attorney

    High Caliber Attorney
    Client Review: I bought a used car approximately two years ago from a *&%&* dealer on the recommendation of a church member. The general wisdom in the case was to take the 6,000 plus loss and sell the car for scrap. However this was…
  • Apr 6

    Highly Appreciative

    Highly Appreciative
    Client:  Rosalyn Client Review: I recommend Taras Rudnitsky.  I definately give Rudnitski Law Firm a five star ratings all the way. From the initial call I felt very confident. I was being sued by one of my creditors and I was so…
  • Mar 14

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Earns 5 Star Rating From Client

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Earns 5 Star Rating From Client
    Client: Raechelle Type of Case: Wrongful Repossession Client Review: 5 Stars.  Settlement was even more than what I had expected……. Thanks Rudnitsky Law Firm!!!! The post Rudnitsky Law Firm Earns 5 Star Rating From…
Rank this Week: 249

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: 281

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: 188

DUI Jack

DUI Jack

Covers Florida DUI law. By Hilliard Law, PL.

http://www.duijack.com/
  • Mar 19

    Court reverses Florida DUI refusal suspension.

    Court reverses Florida DUI refusal suspension.
    The 4th Judicial Circuit  Court, Duval County,  recently reversed a Florida DUI refusal suspension. The court ruled that because the breath test was conducted by a person who was not authorized to do so, the DUI…
  • Mar 18

    Why you shouldn’t post threats on Facebook.

    Why you shouldn’t post threats on Facebook.
    You really shouldn’t post threats on Facebook for several reasons. The act of threatening people is not very nice. Your Facebook friends probably won’t find it funny or amusing.  And according to Florida’s…
  • Mar 15

    Duval Circuit Court overturned a Florida DUI refusal suspension. Found cop’s testimony incompetent.

    Duval Circuit Court overturned a Florida DUI refusal suspension. Found cop’s testimony incompetent.
    On February 4, 2013, a Duval County Circuit Court overturned a Florida DUI refusal suspension, finding that the arresting officer’s testimony was incompetent compared to the video of the arrest. Florida DUI Refusal Suspensions   In…
Rank this Week: 242

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
Rank this Week: 611

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • May 24

    Calculating Actual Cash Value, Part 9: Colorado

    Calculating Actual Cash Value, Part 9: Colorado
    Colorado follows the Broad Evidence Rule for the purposes of calculation of actual cash value. The relevant case on this topic is Nebraska Drillers v. Westchester Fire Insurance Company.1 In this case, the insured commenced an action to…
  • May 23

    Boat and Yacht Claims Insurance Coverage

    Boat and Yacht Claims Insurance Coverage
    The most common covered claim for boat damage is running aground or striking a submerged object. This memorial weekend, enjoy some time on the water but be extra cautious with the holiday water traffic. Learn more about covered boat and…
  • May 21

    Is There a Viable Cause of Action for Reverse Bad Faith Against an Insured?

    Is There a Viable Cause of Action for Reverse Bad Faith Against an Insured?
    In a recent case from Kentucky, the insured suffered a fire loss at her home.1 Although no one was home at the time of the fire, investigators found that the fire was intentionally set. The insured made an insurance claim for $866,000 of…
Rank this Week: 428

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 582

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • May 22

    Recovery of Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III Losse

    Recovery of Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration. The White Law Group is investigating potential securities…
  • May 22

    Recovery of Steadfast Income REIT Losse

    Recovery of Steadfast Income REIT Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in Steadfast Income REIT? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration. The White Law Group is investigating potential securities fraud…
  • May 22

    Recovery of Landmark Apartment Trust Investment Losse

    Recovery of Landmark Apartment Trust Investment Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in Landmark Apartment Trust? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration. The White Law Group is investigating potential securities fraud claims…
Rank this Week: 441

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://flpipguide.com/
  • May 22

    Pilot program of self-driving cars comes underfire

    Pilot program of self-driving cars comes underfire
    It has come to light through an investigation conducted by the Associated Press that four of the 48 self-driving cars on California’s roads have been involved in four accidents since September 2014. In a recent article published on…
  • May 20

    Insurnace Fraud Sweep has resulted in 31 individuals charged

    Insurnace Fraud Sweep has resulted in 31 individuals charged
    State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced today at a press conference success of “Operation Flames and Flood Two” which charged 31 individuals with insurance fraud.  According to the State Attorney’s…
  • May 18

    Century Woman charged with Auto Insurance Fraud

    Century Woman charged with Auto Insurance Fraud
    The Florida Department of Financial Services Insurance Fraud Division charged Trisha Michelle Milstead a resident of Century, FL with one felony count of insurance fraud. Assistant State Attorney Greg Marcille stated that on September 8, 2014…
Rank this Week: 700

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/
  • May 21

    Name Change In Florida: How Can I Change My Name?

    Name Change In Florida: How Can I Change My Name?
    Reasons for a name change can vary widely.  The reasons a for a name change could be as unique as snowflakes or fingerprints.  Sometimes a woman going through a divorce wants to change her name back to her maiden name, or someone…
  • May 14

    Child Custody: Can Child Choose Home After Divorce?

    Child Custody: Can Child Choose Home After Divorce?
    Can children choose what parent to live with after a divorce?  The short answer is probably “no”.  Most child custody lawyers would agree that custody and visitation are probably the most highly contested issues…
  • May 2

    Stepparent Adoption: Family Lawyers Good for More than Divorce

    Stepparent Adoption: Family Lawyers Good for More than Divorce
    I live life with the blessing of being fascinated by small, simple things.  I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am about the new seedlings that have sprouted in my garden.  It’s a very warm and fuzzy feeling, but…
Rank this Week: 301

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/
  • May 13

    Chapter 13 – Falling behind on your Monthly Plan Payment

    Chapter 13 – Falling behind on your Monthly Plan Payment
    Filing a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is a very difficult decision to make. The main reason deciding to move forward with a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy can be so difficult is because it can bring with it many limitations that can be hard to swallow.…
  • May 6

    Chapter 7 and Administrative Fee

    Chapter 7 and Administrative Fee
    In many Chapter 7 bankruptcies where the Trustee determines there are assets, the Trustee can collect administrative fees at the close of the bankruptcy case. You are probably first wondering what are administrative fees and what do they mean…
  • Apr 30

    Can I file a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    Can I file a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
    If you are deciding whether you should file a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy or not, the first question that needs to be answered is do you qualify? Whether a person can file a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy almost entirely depends on their current income and…
Rank this Week: 472

Florida IP

Florida IP

Covers intellectual property developments. By Woodrow Pollack.

http://floridaip.blogspot.com/
  • May 11

    Are the Kardashians' European Activities Beyond The Reach of a U.S. Court?

    Are the Kardashians' European Activities Beyond The Reach of a U.S. Court?
    Nope.Lee Tillett owns U.S. Trademark No. 4079066 for KROMA in connection with cosmetics.  Tillett exclusively licensed the mark to Kroma Makeup EU, LLC ("Kroma EU") granting Kroma EU the right to import, distribute, and sell products…
  • Apr 6

    Staying Litigation Because of Request for Inter Partes Review?

    Staying Litigation Because of Request for Inter Partes Review?
    Not yet.  The request is premature until the Patent Office determines whether or not to institute the Inter Partes Review ("IPR").TAS Energy, Inc. sued Stellar Energy Americas, Inc. for patent infringement concerning U.S. RE 44,815.…
  • Mar 17

    Request for Directed Verdict -- Is "Pods" Generic?

    Request for Directed Verdict -- Is "Pods" Generic?
    No.A jury agreed with PODS that U-Haul infringed the "pods" trademark and that U-Haul was unable to prove that the mark was generic.  U-Haul asked for a directed verdict notwithstanding the jury's conclusion and separately asked for a…
Rank this Week: 343

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • May 7

    Appealing a Court Decision

    Appealing a Court Decision
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan attorneys in […]
  • Apr 28

    Best White Collar Criminal Lawyer

    Best White Collar Criminal Lawyer
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan attorneys in […]
  • Mar 27

    Judge Compliments High-Pressure Trial Work

    Judge Compliments High-Pressure Trial Work
    When I was asked to come in and do a trial for some defendants and with only two weeks to prepare for trial, I had to work with the time I was allotted.  Trial preparation for a client’s case is very important. It requires…
Rank this Week: 719

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers real estate law, commercial leasing and real estate development. By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 470

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident…

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers boating, cruise ship, jet ski and recreational watercraft accidents and crimes. By Gerson & Schwartz P.A.

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
  • May 1

    Three People Injured on a Cruise, Yet Nobody Knows Why

    Three People Injured on a Cruise, Yet Nobody Knows Why
    When there is an injury—and especially multiple injuries—from almost any cause, the media and investigators are often all over the story. The public is provided with so much information, so quickly, that some of it is often…
  • Apr 16

    Just When You Thought Onboard Cruise Safety Couldn’t Get Worse…

    Just When You Thought Onboard Cruise Safety Couldn’t Get Worse…
    Just when it seems that the cruise industry really can’t ignore common sense safety precautions any more than they have already, new information comes out guaranteed to surprise anybody with a modicum of common sense. This time it has…
  • Apr 10

    Transport On and Off a Cruise Ship Can Be Dangerou

    Transport On and Off a Cruise Ship Can Be Dangerou
    If you have ever been on a cruise, and the ship visited ports of call, you may have noticed that in many cases, the countries you visited did not have easy transport from the ship to land. In fact, in many cases, there may not have been any…
Rank this Week: 542

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/
  • Apr 29

    Illness, Injuries Reported at Orlando Theme Park

    Illness, Injuries Reported at Orlando Theme Park
    During the first three months of 2015, three people felt seriously ill after riding Harry Potter & the Forbidden Journey at Universal Orlando. According to a quarterly theme-park injury report submitted to the state of Florida, Walt…
  • Apr 24

    Nissan Introduces “Driver Attention Alert” to Detect Drowsy Driving

    Nissan Introduces “Driver Attention Alert” to Detect Drowsy Driving
    A number of automakers acknowledge that drowsy driving is a big problem amongst American drivers. Recently, many have now begun investing in technologies that are designed to detect when a motorist is too tired to be operating behind the…
  • Apr 21

    200 Royal Caribbean And Celebrity Cruise Passengers Sick with Noroviru

    200 Royal Caribbean And Celebrity Cruise Passengers Sick with Noroviru
    More than 200 passengers on two cruise ships, Royal Caribbean’s Legend of the Seas and Celebrity’s Infinity, have fallen ill with norovirus. The CDC is now investigating the outbreak and monitoring clean up procedures on the two…
Rank this Week: 575

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 556

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Covers sexual assaults, injuries, passenger disappearances and wrongful death aboard cruise ships. By Leesfield Scolaro.

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

    Wrongful Death of Theresa Meuers during a Cruise Shore Excursion in Belize

    Wrongful Death of Theresa Meuers during a Cruise Shore Excursion in Belize
    Last week, Theresa Meuers was untimely killed in a horrendous motor vehicle accident that occurred on George Price Highway in Belize. You may read Theresa's obituary published in the Star Tribune. That day, in the late morning hours,…
  • Dec 23

    Cruise lines finally liable for medical malpractice committed on cruise ship

    Cruise lines finally liable for medical malpractice committed on cruise ship
    For the longest times, cruise ship passengers were not allowed to bring cruise lines as defendants in medical malpractice claims to recover for the negligent acts of a doctor or a nurse when they were committed aboard a cruise ship. In…
  • Feb 19

    Female cruise passenger raped and beaten by Cruise Ship employee

    Female cruise passenger raped and beaten by Cruise Ship employee
    During a Valentine's Day Cruise on the Holland America Line cruise ship "MS Nieuw Amsterdam", cruise employee, Ketut Pujayasa, 28, who is an Indonesian citizen, savagely raped, beat and attempted to kill an innocent 31-year-old female cruise…
Rank this Week: 421

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,…
Rank this Week: 485

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: 683

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: 652

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

By Matthew Sarelson & John Leighton.

http://www.resortinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 721

Florida Bankruptcy News and…

Florida Bankruptcy News and Current Events

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure defense news. Debt Relief Group LLC.

http://www.1800debtrelief.com/bankruptcy-news/
  • Dec 18

    Who Can Object to the Discharge of Your Debt?

    Who Can Object to the Discharge of Your Debt?
    While most of your personal debt is able to be discharged under typical Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings, there are several parties who have the ability to object to your discharge. There are a variety of different reasons an individual or…
  • Dec 18

    Who Can Object to the Discharge of Your Debt?

    Who Can Object to the Discharge of Your Debt?
    While most of your personal debt is able to be discharged under typical Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings, there are several parties who have the ability to object to your discharge. There are a variety of different reasons an individual or…
  • Dec 16

    Florida Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 Can Strip Second Mortgage

    Florida Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 Can Strip Second Mortgage
    Usually reserved for other bankruptcy filings only, a court decision out of Florida has determined that homeowners who are underwater on their mortgages can strip off their second mortgages through Chapter 7. This comes as good news for the…
Rank this Week: 574

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: 521

Florida Commercial News

Florida Commercial News

Covers Florida real estate, construction, finance and land development. By Eckstein Schechter Law.

http://www.floridacommercialnews.com/
Rank this Week: 354

Florida Foreclosure Defense…

Florida Foreclosure Defense Lawyers Blog

Covers foreclosure news, alternatives, defenses and scams. By David M. Goldman.

http://www.floridaforeclosuredefenselawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 334

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: 531

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: 718

Florida Brain Injury Law

Florida Brain Injury Law

Covers traumatic brain injury. By Harmon, Woods, Parker, Hendricks & Abrunzo, P.A.

http://floridabraininjurylaw.com/
  • Jun 13

    Florida PIP Statute Increases Restrictions After Auto Accidents With TBI

    Florida PIP Statute Increases Restrictions After Auto Accidents With TBI
    There are a number of states, including Florida, that have no-fault motor vehicle laws designed to provide medical, disability, and wage loss compensation for injured motorists regardless of fault called personal injury protection or PIP. In…
  • May 1

    New Laws To Protect Florida High School Athletes From Head Injurie

    New Laws To Protect Florida High School Athletes From Head Injurie
    Florida legislators have passed two laws that address the issue of concussions and playing time for high school athletes. The bills require that coaches immediately remove students from competition or practice if they may have sustained a…
  • Mar 31

    Brain Injury Lawyers Can Already Utilize New TBI Testing

    Brain Injury Lawyers Can Already Utilize New TBI Testing
    A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can either lead to a short period where the victim experiences concussive symptoms and a normal recovery, or he or she suffers serious physical and neurological difficulties and must endure long term care with a…
Rank this Week: 321

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: 536

Abstract Appeal

Abstract Appeal

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

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

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

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

    People Say I’m Lazy…

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

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory
    This decision from the Fourth District examined section 768.135, the title of which references immunity for volunteer sports team physicians.
Rank this Week: 694

Florida Collection Law Blog

Florida Collection Law Blog

Covers consumer, commercial, and medical debt collection in Florida. By Jorge M. Abril.

http://floridacollectionlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 508

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1396

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Judge: Banks Broke the Law, Caused Financial Collapse

    Judge: Banks Broke the Law, Caused Financial Collapse
    For years, Wall Street sympathizers have defended actions of bankers in the lead-up to the collapse of the housing market and subsequent financial crisis. While many practices within the financial industry have drawn criticism, under special…
  • May 20

    Report: Wealth Gap Widens as Renting Becomes Norm

    Report: Wealth Gap Widens as Renting Becomes Norm
    In recent months, there has been good news on the housing economy front. Specifically, housing prices are rising once again to levels that reflect their actual value, a sign of overall economic recovery and growth after the Great Recession.…
  • May 15

    Debt Can Spur Depression, New Study Assert

    Debt Can Spur Depression, New Study Assert
    That high interest rate on your credit card could be giving you more than a headache. It could potentially make you clinically depressed. That's the conclusion of a recent study conducted by the researchers at the University of…
Rank this Week: 3967

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Florida Lawmakers Pass New Law to Protect Assisted Living Facility Patient

    Florida Lawmakers Pass New Law to Protect Assisted Living Facility Patient
    It’s been four years since a Miami Herald investigation revealed systemic problems leading to abuse, neglect and death of residents at some of the state’s more than 3,000 assisted living facilities, which serve approximately 86,00…
  • May 18

    Nursing Home Chain With Ties to Florida Sued for Neglect by New Mexico AG

    Nursing Home Chain With Ties to Florida Sued for Neglect by New Mexico AG
    The attorney general’s office in New Mexico has sued one of the country’s largest nursing home chains over allegations of inadequate resident care. The lawsuit asserts ultra-thin staffing levels made it a numeric impossibility for…
  • May 9

    Voorhees Road LLC et al. v. Mallard – Florida Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement

    Voorhees Road LLC et al. v. Mallard – Florida Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement
    More and more, people are learning that nursing homes are exploiting elderly residents and their loved ones through the process of forced arbitration clauses. Basically, these agreements require residents or their loved ones to sign away…
Rank this Week: 3833

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • May 24

    Can Trustees Go After Children’s College Tuition Payments?

    Can Trustees Go After Children’s College Tuition Payments?
    A recent trend in bankruptcy law is for trustees, the individuals responsible for collecting money for creditors, to go after tuition payments parents made to their children’s undergraduate institutions. As the trustees see it, the…
  • May 24

    Domestic Violence Injunction vs. No Contact Order

    Domestic Violence Injunction vs. No Contact Order
    Florida Governor Rick Scott recently signed into law Senate Bill 342, further clarifying the specifics of a “no contact order” and what types of communication it prohibits. No contact orders have long been used to protect victims…
  • Apr 27

    When Can I Stop Paying Child Support?

    When Can I Stop Paying Child Support?
    Most parents who divorce or separate realize that one of them will likely be ordered to pay some amount of child support so long as the child is a minor. This is true regardless of whether the residential parent and the child continue to…
Rank this Week: 3477

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Covers Florida construction law and government contracting. By David Adelstein.

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • May 24

    A DESIGN PROFESSIONAL OR ARCHITECT’S COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT CLAIM…DON’T THINK SO…

    A DESIGN PROFESSIONAL OR ARCHITECT’S COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT CLAIM…DON’T THINK SO…
    A design professional or architectural firm has an uphill battle proving a copyright infringement claim.   Why? Because it is hard…very hard…for a design firm to show that another’s design is substantially…
  • May 22

    USING THE YARDSTICK TEST TO PROVE LOST PROFIT DAMAGES

    USING THE YARDSTICK TEST TO PROVE LOST PROFIT DAMAGES
    It’s all about proving your damages! One category of consequential damages that parties sometimes seek is lost profit damages. Lost profits, though, are one of the most difficult damages to prove. If a party is interested in pursuing…
  • May 16

    WALKING THAT MEASURED MILE TO PROVE AND CALCULATE LOST PRODUCTIVITY / INEFFICIENCY

    WALKING THAT MEASURED MILE TO PROVE AND CALCULATE LOST PRODUCTIVITY / INEFFICIENCY
    What is a lost productivity / inefficiency claim?  These are claims where a contractor claims it incurred increased labor (and, perhaps, equipment usage) because an event  (referred to as an impact) caused it to work inefficiently.…
Rank this Week: 2101

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    NHTSA: Florida Now More Dangerous For Cyclist

    NHTSA: Florida Now More Dangerous For Cyclist
    Florida has become a more dangerous place for cyclists, according to the most recent data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The latest Traffic Safety Fact Sheet, which reflects final numbers from 2013 indicate…
  • May 22

    Bennett v. Highland Park Apartments - Landlord Liability for Crime-Related Injurie

    Bennett v. Highland Park Apartments - Landlord Liability for Crime-Related Injurie
    In any premises liability claim, success often hinges on whether the property owner or operator had actual or constructive knowledge of a dangerous condition. So in the case of a slippery floor, we have to determine whether a property or…
  • May 15

    McDermott v. State - Construction Site Accident Kills Passerby

    McDermott v. State - Construction Site Accident Kills Passerby
    Most construction accident lawsuits stem from injuries sustained by on-site workers. However, if a construction, demolition or renovation site is not properly secured or if outsiders aren't given proper warning to keep a certain distance,…
Rank this Week: 3695

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3205