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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/
  • 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,…
  • May 21

    How to Boat Safely on Memorial Day Weekend

    How to Boat Safely on Memorial Day Weekend
    Memorial Day weekend is a popular holiday for boaters, and as such, it’s important to remember that while going out on open waters may be fun, the fact that waterways are going to be extra congested means that the chances of a boating…
  • May 20

    TV ALERT! LMAW’s Michael Winkleman to Discuss What Families Need to Know When Cruising This Summer on Fox & Friends Tomorrow

    TV ALERT! LMAW’s Michael Winkleman to Discuss What Families Need to Know When Cruising This Summer on Fox & Friends Tomorrow
    Summer is fast approaching, which means the school year is about to end, the weather is getting warmer, and the biggest vacation season is nearly upon us. For many families, vacationing together means going on a cruise. But while cruising has…
Rank this Week: 39

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: 44

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    SUPER COFFEE MAN

    SUPER COFFEE MAN
    That was no E.T. outside the back of the REGJB this morning. It wasn't Buck Rogers or a NASA trainee on a jet pack. It was just a man serving coffee to bleary eyed lawyers. Welcome to Miami. See it like a native. Super Herald…
  • May 26

    LUNCH & LEARN

    LUNCH & LEARN
    FREE CLELUNCH & LEARNGO. EAT. LEARN. Site Feed
  • May 26

    SUMMER DAY ONE

    SUMMER DAY ONE
    It's the first day of summer, and (male) lawyers in Miami will wear clothes that are more appropriate for a brisk fall day than 90 degree with 95% humidity. And still the chief judges in Federal and State court blink in wonderment and…
Rank this Week: 57

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • May 28

    Public Adjusters Come Together

    Public Adjusters Come Together
    (Note: This is a guest blog written by Nancy Dominguez, Managing Director of the Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters) On Wednesday, June 3rd, public adjusters will have a unique opportunity to get together with friends and…
  • May 28

    Florida Assignment of Benefits - Another Perspective

    Florida Assignment of Benefits - Another Perspective
    Dick Tutwiler posted an interesting perspective regarding assignment of property insurance claims in Florida Property Insurance Legislative Wrap 2015 - We made it through another year unscathed or did we? Here is his…
  • May 27

    Appointing An Umpire for an Appraisal--Do You Have To File a Lawsuit?

    Appointing An Umpire for an Appraisal--Do You Have To File a Lawsuit?
    I listened carefully to a speech, Point/Counter Point - Update on Appraisal and Insurable Interest Principles of Property Insurance Procedures for the Public Adjuster, given by attorneys Jeffrey Diamond and Wayne Taylor last Tuesday at the…
Rank this Week: 152

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 28

    SeaWorld's Chief Financial Officer Joins Carnival Cruise Line

    SeaWorld's Chief Financial Officer Joins Carnival Cruise Line
    A number of news sources report that SeaWorld's Chief Financial Officer (CFO), James Heaney, will be joining Carnival Cruise Line as CFO next month. Mr. Heaney worked at SeaWorld since 2011. As the movie Blackfish reveals, SeaWorld profits by…
  • May 26

    A Normal Weekend in Nassau

    A Normal Weekend in Nassau
    The Bahamas Weekly reports that four Florida residents wre arrested this weekend for possession of pot on a cruise ship moored in Nassau, Bahamas. The newspaper reports that the incident occurred on Sunday, May 24, 2015. The report says that…
  • May 25

    Did Royal Caribbean Dupe USPH Inspectors?

    Did Royal Caribbean Dupe USPH Inspectors?
    A former crew member posted photographs saying that the Liberty of the Seas hid equipment, pots, pans and other items from the galley during an USPH inspection last December. You can see photographs of the galley equipment hidden throughout…
Rank this Week: 105

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 144

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: 125

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: 108

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    FIFA Officials Indicted for Racketeering and Fraud

    FIFA Officials Indicted for Racketeering and Fraud
    The Department of Justice announced that high-ranking officials of the governing body for soccer worldwide – referred to as “football” outside of the United States – the Fédération Internationale de…
  • May 12

    SEC Sues Retirement Planners who Sold Life Settlement

    SEC Sues Retirement Planners who Sold Life Settlement
    According to the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), it has filed suit against a Texas retirement planning firm and its principals in connection with their practices in the sales of life settlement investments.  The…
  • May 6

    LPL Financial Sanctioned for Supervisory Failure

    LPL Financial Sanctioned for Supervisory Failure
    According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”), it has entered into a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (“AWC”) with brokerage firm LPL Financial LLC for supervisory failures in a number of…
Rank this Week: 164

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 28

    How to Apply Collateral Estoppel.

    How to Apply Collateral Estoppel.
    This is a very straightforward explanation of the collateral estoppel rule by Judge Pryor: To establish that an issue is not identical to one resolved in previous litigation, a party “need only point to one material differentiating fact…
  • May 27

    3d DCA Watch -- Welcome to Miami Edition!

    3d DCA Watch -- Welcome to Miami Edition!
    Hi kids, let's dig ourselves out of the bunker and visit the sights and sounds of this thriving metropolis:Grove Key v. Casamayor:Scotty's Landing!Matheson v. Miami-Dade County:The Lipton!(The dissent by Judge Wells is worth reading.)Kneapler…
  • May 26

    Where's the Beef? (from)

    Where's the Beef? (from)
     The whole idea behind free market capitalism is that the informed consumer will make informed decisions and that is the best mechanism for allocating capital. Ha! I used to be a free-marketeer which is similar to being a Mouseketeer,…
Rank this Week: 244

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • May 27

    Taxi Accident Lawyer – Seat Belts Save Live

    Taxi Accident Lawyer – Seat Belts Save Live
    Taxi Accident Lawyer Injuries in taxi cabs are common and very real. Yet as a miami taxi-accident lawyer I see taxi customers enter a cab with a very lackadaisical attitude towards wearing their seat belt. In their own car (or as a passenger…
  • May 18

    Aventura Personal Injury Lawyer: Slip and Falls + TBI

    Aventura Personal Injury Lawyer: Slip and Falls + TBI
      Aventura Personal Injury Lawyer: Slip and Falls #1 Cause of TBIs Trumping many well-known killers, such as heart disease and cancer, traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death for individuals below the age of 44.…
  • May 17

    Hollywood car accident lawyer

    Hollywood car accident lawyer
    Hollywood Car Accident Lawyer: Adults Text and Drive More Teenagers tend to get a bad rap. It’s commonly understood that teens are moody and impulsive, prone to behaving rebellious and listening to loud music. Teens are notoriously…
Rank this Week: 172

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/
  • May 26

    California court invalidates power of appointment; disinherited heir gets 1/3 of $55M trust

    California court invalidates power of appointment; disinherited heir gets 1/3 of $55M trust
    Sefton v. Sefton, — Cal.Rptr.3d —-, 2015 WL 1870302 (Cal.App. 4 Dist. April 24, 2015) Assume you have a case involving a $55 million trust created under “Grandfather’s” Will, that provides for a life-time trust…
  • May 22

    2013-14 Probate Court Filing Statistic

    2013-14 Probate Court Filing Statistic
    If you make your living in and around our probate courts you’ll find the FY 2013-14 Probate Court Statistical Reference Guide interesting reading. The chart below provides the “cases filed” data for three of our…
  • May 18

    Come learn about STEP Miami’s new specialized forum for international trusts and estates litigator

    Come learn about STEP Miami’s new specialized forum for international trusts and estates litigator
    I’m one of the volunteers working on bringing this exciting new opportunity to Miami. If you are at all interested in this topic, I encourage you to please RSVP by clicking the “register now” button below and get involved at…
Rank this Week: 223

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: 186

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: 189

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 28

    An apt observation on word choice by the Eleventh Circuit

    An apt observation on word choice by the Eleventh Circuit
    Today, the Eleventh Circuit issued an unpublished opinion in Fuentes-Rangel v. Woodman, which affirmed an order granting a petition asking that a child be returned to Mexico under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International…
  • May 28

    Facebook comments calling judges "dumbasses" cost JNC appointment

    Facebook comments calling judges "dumbasses" cost JNC appointment
    Whoops.  The Tampa Tribune has the story about "Republican kingmaker Sam Rashid":Valrico businessman and Republican kingmaker Sam Rashid has never been known to pull his punches. But the outspoken Rashid managed to go a rant too…
  • May 27

    FIFA = Racketeering Enterprise?

    FIFA = Racketeering Enterprise?
    That's what the Eastern District of NY is alleging in this sweeping indictment against nine FIFA executives. The NY Times has this front page coverage: Swiss authorities conducted an extraordinary early-morning operation here Wednesday to…
Rank this Week: 322

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • May 28

    8 Tips for Owners of Florida Small Businesse

    8 Tips for Owners of Florida Small Businesse
    “Starting a business can be tremendously thrilling and fun, but also tremendously overwhelming and challenging.” This was part of the South Florida Business Journal’s recently published an article citing The 8 Tips Every New…
  • May 21

    Death and Taxes And the Florida Probate Proce

    Death and Taxes And the Florida Probate Proce
    Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. This is also true for the Florida probate process. The purpose of the Florida probate process is to gather the assets and debts of the deceased, pay the debts…
  • May 19

    Florida Breweries and Alcohol License

    Florida Breweries and Alcohol License
    Florida was named one of the top states for brewery openings at the Craft Brewers Conference in Portland, Oregon. Florida had the fifth most breweries across the U.S. in 2014, with 42 new beer makers setting up shop last year. Jacksonville…
Rank this Week: 274

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 27

    FBI Arrests Miami Springs Police Sergeant Over Alleged Involvement in Drug Deal

    FBI Arrests Miami Springs Police Sergeant Over Alleged Involvement in Drug Deal
    On Tuesday the FBI arrested Miami Springs Police Sgt. Andres Quintanilla, a 16-year veteran of the force, on a federal corruption charge. The 33-year-old was charged with “attempting to affect commerce by extortion under color of…
  • May 4

    Flakka: The Increasingly Popular Synthetic Drug Behind Odd Crime

    Flakka: The Increasingly Popular Synthetic Drug Behind Odd Crime
    In the last few months, an increasingly popular synthetic designer drug called flakka has been the culprit of many strange and bizarre crimes. One man ran nude through a Florida neighborhood, tried to have sex with a tree and told police he…
  • Apr 29

    Hernando County Detention Deputy Allegedly Involved in Illegal Narcotics Transaction

    Hernando County Detention Deputy Allegedly Involved in Illegal Narcotics Transaction
    A Hernando County detention deputy has been placed on administrative leave without pay pending the outcome of an investigation after he was arrested, along with his girlfriend, in an alleged illegal narcotics transaction. The man, 41, has…
Rank this Week: 557

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/
  • May 27

    Man arrested, facing life in prison in St. Johns County Sex Crimes Case

    Man arrested, facing life in prison in St. Johns County Sex Crimes Case
    A St. Johns County man was arrested this week, the same day a child under the age of 12 told police they were molested by the man.  Detectives interviewed the suspect the same day and then arrested him, according to a report in the…
  • May 27

    Man arrested, facing life in prison in St. Johns County Sex Crimes Case

    Man arrested, facing life in prison in St. Johns County Sex Crimes Case
    A St. Johns County man was arrested this week, the same day a child under the age of 12 told police they were molested by the man.  Detectives interviewed the suspect the same day and then arrested him, according to a report in the…
  • May 22

    Man avoids death penalty, sentenced to life in prison for murder conviction

    Man avoids death penalty, sentenced to life in prison for murder conviction
    A Jacksonville man convicted of killing a firefighter’s wife will spend the rest of his life in prison.  The man was facing the possibility of the death penalty, but the judge issued the life sentence last week, according to a…
Rank this Week: 414

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
  • May 27

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Jonathan A. Franci

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Jonathan A. Franci
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Jonathan A. Francis (CRD #5204602, Brooklyn, New York). Francis recently submitted an AWC in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any capacity. See FINRA Case…
  • May 25

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former LPL Broker Charles Fackrell

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former LPL Broker Charles Fackrell
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Charles Caleb Fackrell (CRD #5369665, Boonville, North Carolina). Fackrell recently submitted an AWC in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any capacity. See FINRA Case…
  • May 23

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former Legend Equities Broker Jerry Chancy

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former Legend Equities Broker Jerry Chancy
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Jerry Irvin Chancy (CRD #1787712, Savannah, Tennessee). Chancy recently submitted an AWC in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any capacity. See FINRA Case…
Rank this Week: 515

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/
  • May 26

    Largest Recall in US History: Takata Declares 33.8M of its Inflator Mechanisms Defective

    Largest Recall in US History: Takata Declares 33.8M of its Inflator Mechanisms Defective
    Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata recently announced that the initial recall of its exploding airbags has been expanded to nearly 34 million vehicles. Thus marking Takata’s current situation as one of the largest consumer products…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 562

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: 273

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/
  • May 23

    Video: General’s Daughter Discusses Her Peaceful Divorce

    Video: General’s Daughter Discusses Her Peaceful Divorce
    Cynthia Schwarzkopf, daughter of General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr, discusses how she and her husband utilized the collaborative family law process to dissolve her marriage in a video released by the Tampa Bay Collaborative Divorce Group. You…
  • May 18

    Research Findings on Collaborative Divorce from England and Wale

    Research Findings on Collaborative Divorce from England and Wale
    In June 2014, United Kingdom researchers Anne Barlow, Rosemary Hunter, Janet Smithson, and Jan Ewing published a research paper titled Mapping Paths to Family Justice.  The paper was based on research sponsored by the University of…
  • May 17

    A Non-Adversarial Divorce in Tampa Bay

    A Non-Adversarial Divorce in Tampa Bay
    When most people think of divorce, they think of a courthouse battle.  Florida’s court system pits husband versus wife, mother versus father, and what ensues is many times not too different from divorces depicted in War of the…
Rank this Week: 426

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: 687

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
  • May 22

    Where Did All the Time Go?

    Where Did All the Time Go?
    I’m writing this column from my hotel room outside Boston where I’ve just moved my oldest daughter Gabi out of her Brandeis University dormitory room, as her spring semester just ended. I’ve worked my tail off, helping her…
  • May 15

    Inherited IRA Distribution

    Inherited IRA Distribution
    When a beneficiary other than a spouse inherits an IRA, there’s a lot to consider. In today’s column I’m going to review some of these rules which should serve to underscore why IRA planning is important in anyone’s…
  • May 8

    Johnny as Sally’s Trustee

    Johnny as Sally’s Trustee
    Should you ever make one of your adult children a gatekeeper to another adult child’s inheritance? My short answer is an emphatic, “NO!” I’ve had similar conversations on this topic with a variety of clients over the…
Rank this Week: 340

Florida Insurance Law Blog

Florida Insurance Law Blog

Discusses insurance news, cases, class actions, and bad faith insurance claims. By Liggio Benrubi.

http://www.floridainsurancelawblog.com/
  • May 15

    Random and contrasting thoughts on attitudes and justice

    Random and contrasting thoughts on attitudes and justice
    Not every post is about what cases we’re winning, losing, or simply struggling with.  This past week I’ve spent a good deal of time simply ruminating about two opposite but telling things I’ve read.  Let me share…
  • May 3

    Mortgage Servicer

    Mortgage Servicer
    We have been involved, for some time now, in two class action cases against a company that was formerly known as “American Home Mortgage Servicing”, they changed their name to “Homeward” (hah!), and they were…
  • Apr 24

    Do the Regulators really regulate?

    Do the Regulators really regulate?
    For many years, Florida has allowed health insurers to sell group policies within the state, that are not subject to much regulation in the state, under a statute known as the out-of-state group law, Fla. Stat. 627.6515:…
Rank this Week: 542

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: 391

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Apr 30

    BEWARE OF INJURY LAWYERS COMING TO YOUR HOUSE

    BEWARE OF INJURY LAWYERS COMING TO YOUR HOUSE
    Don't be fooled by television advertisements that claim a "lawyer" will come to your house
  • Jan 22

    SPYING ON YOUR SPOUSE - SHOULD YOU DO IT?

    SPYING ON YOUR SPOUSE - SHOULD YOU DO IT?
    In my practice as a divorce lawyer, I occasionally have a client tell me that he, or she, has been spying on their spouse, and has some potentially damaging evidence. Spying may be in the form of recording telephone calls,...
  • Jan 5

    Florida recognizes same-sex marriage.

    Florida recognizes same-sex marriage.
    The first same-sex marriages to take effect on January 6, 2015. A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE Florida banned same-sex marriage by statute in 1977 and added a prohibition on the recognition of marriages from other jurisdictions in 1997. In 1997,…
Rank this Week: 705

Contingency Business Litigation…

Contingency Business Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers foreclosure litigation, qui tam, insider trading and business lawsuits. By The Ferraro Law Firm.

http://www.contingencybusinesslitigationattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Misrepresentation Claims in Business Franchising - Legacy Academy, Inc. v. Mamilove

    Misrepresentation Claims in Business Franchising - Legacy Academy, Inc. v. Mamilove
    All franchise companies have a kind of "sales pitch" the offer when promoting the company to potential franchisees. But it can be a fine line between when that sales pitch crosses the line into being a misrepresentation that could be worthy…
  • Apr 10

    Robl Constr., Inc. v. Homoly - Business Partner Agreement

    Robl Constr., Inc. v. Homoly - Business Partner Agreement
    Business partners of small companies are often closely personally invested in the venture. It may at times be necessary for one partner or another to take an advance, forward money to the firm, or transfer funds from one account to another.…
  • Apr 1

    Fluid Dynamic Holdings v. Jacksonville - Slander Drove Off Business, $75M Lawsuit Claim

    Fluid Dynamic Holdings v. Jacksonville - Slander Drove Off Business, $75M Lawsuit Claim
    The plaintiff in Fluid Dynamics Holdings, LLC v. City of Jacksonville, et al., who filed in Florida Middle District Court, says he is puzzled. Fluid Dynamics Holdings, LLC was partway through a pilot project program with St. Johns County…
Rank this Week: 470

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: 544

Central Florida DUI Attorney

Central Florida DUI Attorney

By Kevin J. Pitts.

http://myduiflorida.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 10

    Can an Attorney Help You Get Your Drivers License Back? By Heiko G. Moenckmeier.

    Can an Attorney Help You Get Your Drivers License Back? By Heiko G. Moenckmeier.
    Yes.  Attorney Heiko Moenckmeier can help you.  Did your license get suspended?  Did you receive a Habitual Traffic Offender suspension notice in the mail?  Did you get a traffic citation for Driving While License…
  • Apr 19

    Reckless Driving Yasiel Puig Pontification By Heiko G. Moenckmeier, Esq.

    Reckless Driving Yasiel Puig Pontification By Heiko G. Moenckmeier, Esq.
    So… Might as well give you my two cents on the Yasiel Puig arrest for reckless driving for going 110 miles an hour on Alligator Alley, Collier County… It was case 2013CT004124A, which was nolle prossed (dropped) pretty darn…
  • Jan 11

    The Difference Between Lake County Reckless Driving And Lake County Careless Driving

    The Difference Between Lake County Reckless Driving And Lake County Careless Driving
    We often have clients that confuse reckless driving and careless driving. The charges sound similar and legally are very similar. The primary difference is a Lake County careless driving is a civil traffic infraction punishable by up to a…
Rank this Week: 425

The Legal Rap

The Legal Rap

Covers Florida criminal law and criminal record expungements. By Eric Dirga.

http://ejdirga.wordpress.com
  • Oct 7

    Updates From Circuit Appeals, October 2013

    Updates From Circuit Appeals, October 2013
    More hilarity from the courts… Thompson v. DHSMV, 20 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 837 (4th Jud. Cir., Aug. 31, 2012) In this case, the court granted the Writ of Certiorari starting that “the hearing officer failed to follow the essential…
  • Oct 7

    Updates From Circuit Appeals, October 2013

    Updates From Circuit Appeals, October 2013
    More hilarity from the courts… Thompson v. DHSMV, 20 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 837 (4th Jud. Cir., Aug. 31, 2012) In this case, the court granted the Writ of Certiorari starting that “the hearing officer failed to follow the essential…
  • Aug 27

    A Quick Break Down of the New Red Light Camera Law

    A Quick Break Down of the New Red Light Camera Law
      People are a little confused…   …about the new red light camera law that went into effect on July 1, 2013. I will try to break it down so that it is understandable.   After July 1, 2013, if … Continue…
Rank this Week: 329

Business and Tax Lawyer Blog

Business and Tax Lawyer Blog

By Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.businessandtaxlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    Assigning your Florida Limited Liability Company interest

    Assigning your Florida Limited Liability Company interest
    The purpose of the limited liability company (“LLC”) is to give investors limited liability and, at the same time, special treatment under the federal income tax laws. For Florida state income tax purposes, an LLC is expressly…
  • Jul 15

    Florida’s New and Improved Limited Liabilty Company Act

    Florida’s New and Improved Limited Liabilty Company Act
    Florida recently passed a law which revamps its limited liability company act.  This is important for all Florida LLC owners and upon reading this article, you should schedule a meeting with your business law attorney in order to discuss…
  • Jul 8

    Relationship between partners in a Florida partnership

    Relationship between partners in a Florida partnership
    Florida has adopted the Revised Uniform Partnership Act (“RUPA”), which defines a partnership as an association of two or more persons to carry on as co-owners a business for profit. A partnership is unlike a corporation in that…
Rank this Week: 458

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: 546

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

Covers securities law topics of interest to executives of middle market businesses. By Gunster.

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • May 28

    SAFEs and KISSes – Alternative investment vehicles can help early stage companies get financed

    SAFEs and KISSes – Alternative investment vehicles can help early stage companies get financed
    Posted By: Robert C. White Jr. Early stage and startup companies often face difficulty in obtaining initial financing.  These companies normally do not have access to traditional venture capital, angel, or bank financing.  Even when…
  • May 19

    Crazy is as crazy does – compensation run amok?

    Crazy is as crazy does – compensation run amok?
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm As we approach the end of the 2015 peak proxy season, the annual parade of articles and studies of executive compensation has begun. To no one’s surprise (at least not mine), the numbers keep going up, and some…
  • May 14

    Chancery Court Holds Board to Heightened Fiduciary Duty Standard in Connection with Equity Award

    Chancery Court Holds Board to Heightened Fiduciary Duty Standard in Connection with Equity Award
    Posted By: Gustav L. Schmidt A recent case out of the Delaware Court of Chancery could result in heightened scrutiny of equity award grants to non-employee directors. Although this decision was rendered at the procedural stage of the case and…
Rank this Week: 2622

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/
  • May 28

    A Victim Can Obtain Information About a Defendant’s Expert’s Bia

    A Victim Can Obtain Information About a Defendant’s Expert’s Bia
    In many personal injury cases, a verdict can turn on the use and effectiveness of expert witnesses. And more than any other type, the expert witnesses in personal injury trials are often doctors who provide testimony as to the nature,…
  • May 22

    When Does the Impact Rule in Emotional Distress Cases Apply?

    When Does the Impact Rule in Emotional Distress Cases Apply?
    In many cases, someone who is injured as a result of another’s negligence may not have physical injuries, but rather, emotional injuries. There are many examples where mental anguish or trauma may be even more significant than any…
  • May 20

    Jury Selection Can Make or Break an Injury Trial

    Jury Selection Can Make or Break an Injury Trial
    When preparing for a personal injury trial, it’s easy (and important) to focus on the evidence and testimony that will be presented. But what many personal injury attorneys often forget is a process that is perhaps the most important…
Rank this Week: 1571

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • May 28

    The “Other Rating Decisions” Issued by the VA

    The “Other Rating Decisions” Issued by the VA
    A rating decision is issued by the VA after they have considered the veteran’s claim. Typically, a rating decision tells the veteran if their claim has been granted or denied. The rating decision will also tell the veteran how the VA…
  • May 27

    THE VA’S STANCE: Will Women Walk Alone on Their Long Journey Home? (Conclusion)

    THE VA’S STANCE: Will Women Walk Alone on Their Long Journey Home? (Conclusion)
    The following information will address the final issues/recommendations reported in the DAV study I have been summarizing/discussing in my recent blogs. Although they (DAV) made 27 recommendations, is it more likely than not, that there are…
  • May 26

    Important Things a Veteran Should Know About Agent Orange

    Important Things a Veteran Should Know About Agent Orange
    Agent Orange is not a Disability: Agent Orange is an herbicide that the U.S. military used to remove leaves and thick tropical foliage that gave the enemy cover. A veteran cannot file an Agent Orange disability claim. Instead, the veteran…
Rank this Week: 3533

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

Provides news and views on current topics in elder law, estate planning, wills and trusts, caregiver issues, probate and estate administration, Medicaid and Veterans benefits, other issues of importance to seniors and their families. By Joseph S. Karp.

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Karp Law FIrm a Sponsor of 2015 Prime Time Award

    Karp Law FIrm a Sponsor of 2015 Prime Time Award
    The Karp Law Firm was a sponsor of the 24th annual Prime Time Awards Breakfast held at the Palm Beach Gardens Marriott on May 21. The event was presented by the Area Agency on Aging and honored the work of the many dedicated senior volunteers…
  • May 27

    No elder abuse charges to be filed against Casey Kasem's wife

    No elder abuse charges to be filed against Casey Kasem's wife
    In August 2014 I told you about the battle between Casey Kasem's wife and his adult children from a prior marriage over how and where the ailing radio icon should be cared for. Incapacitated with Lewy body dementia, Kasem passed away in June…
  • May 23

    Documents your 18-year-old need

    Documents your 18-year-old need
    Has your child turned 18? Then he's an adult, says the law - even if he's still on your insurance plan, even if you're paying his tuition, even if he's living in your house and you're doing his laundry. From a legal perspective, your…
Rank this Week: 4671

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • May 28

    Getting Remarried? Do Not Forget to Update Your Estate Planning Document

    Getting Remarried? Do Not Forget to Update Your Estate Planning Document
    In the United States, about 40 to 50 percent of marriages end up in divorce. It is, therefore, no secret that many people are entering second marriages. As a result, people need to be aware of the estate planning consequences associated with…
  • May 15

    CREATING A VALID WILL IN FLORIDA

    CREATING A VALID WILL IN FLORIDA
    Florida law on the execution of wills makes it clear that not all wills are created equal. One of the most important things to know when drafting your will is the law governing the validity of that document. In Florida, if a will does not…
  • May 5

    STEPCHILDREN & INHERITANCE RIGHTS

    STEPCHILDREN & INHERITANCE RIGHTS
    The number of blended families in America is increasing and with it, so is the need for competent estate planning. As the modern blended family replaces the “traditional” family, tension arises from traditional intestacy laws.…
Rank this Week: 4058

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/
  • May 28

    LAST CALL: BP Filing Deadline June 8

    LAST CALL: BP Filing Deadline June 8
    The absolute deadline for filing BP oil spill claims is June 8. Now that we see BP paying on these claims again, we don't want anyone to miss this deadline. Remember the trickle down effect applies to most businesses in the affected…
  • May 27

    Tax Intercepts, Wage Garnishment, Payroll Loan Deductions: How Can a Debtor Afford to File Bankruptcy?

    Tax Intercepts, Wage Garnishment, Payroll Loan Deductions: How Can a Debtor Afford to File Bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy filings are down substantially in 2014 to only 910,090 which is the lowest number since 2007. Yet at the same time, people are still losing their homes especially in Florida, wages are flat or down and the cost of living continues…
  • May 19

    Top debt collection violations are harassing phone calls per $8 million fine by CFPB

    Top debt collection violations are harassing phone calls per $8 million fine by CFPB
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently fined DriveTime Automotive Group, Inc. $8 million for harming customers for making harassing debt collection calls and providing inaccurate credit information to credit reporting…
Rank this Week: 3295

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident, injury, and medical malpractice legal issues. By Hannon & Boyers.

http://www.florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • May 28

    Hotel Security: Don’t Take It For Granted

    Hotel Security: Don’t Take It For Granted
    Security is something that many guests take for granted when staying at a nice hotel, especially one that has received multi-star ratings for its comfort, convenience and luxuries offered. However, even the most careful, observant traveler…
  • May 26

    Does Your Doctor Really Listen To You?

    Does Your Doctor Really Listen To You?
    Have you ever left your doctor’s office with the feeling your doctor failed to listen to you? That not only can be a frustrating experience, it can also lead to serious problems if your doctor has misdiagnosed your case because of…
  • May 21

    Defective Strollers Can be Hazardous to Your Child's Well-Being

    Defective Strollers Can be Hazardous to Your Child's Well-Being
    Strollers long have been a convenient way for parents to enjoy the company of their young children. However, they also have long been associated with hazards that can lead to serious injury or even death. The defective product lawyers at…
Rank this Week: 1262

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

Covers Class III weapons topics for all of the 50 states. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.guntrustlawyer.com/
  • May 28

    Washington (WA) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated

    Washington (WA) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated
    There are several type of Title II firearms (those sold by Class 3 SOT FFLs)  that are restricted by the National Firearms Act. Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of Title II or NFA…
  • May 26

    ATF Moves date of 41P to December 2015

    ATF Moves date of 41P to December 2015
    ATF continues to let the date slide on a decision of when and how to implement 41P. DOJ/ATF RIN: 1140-AA43 Publication ID: Spring 2015 Title: Machine Guns, Destructive Devices and Certain Other Firearms; Background Checks for Responsible…
  • May 25

    Suppressors legal to use in MN Hunting with “silencers” legal on August 1st 2015

    Suppressors legal to use in MN Hunting with “silencers” legal on August 1st 2015
    Suppressors (Silencers) are now legal to own and hunting will be Legal in Minnesota (MN) as of August 1, 2015. On Friday, Governor Mark Dayton signed Senate File 878 into law, officially making Minnesota the 40th state to legalize the private…
Rank this Week: 1734

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • May 28

    Report shows hurricane risk isn't impeding real estate development

    Report shows hurricane risk isn't impeding real estate development
    It may seem hard to believe, but next Monday marks the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season. While this likely won't generate too many headlines given that no major storm is currently forecast to hit Florida, the news never...
  • May 13

    Homeowners can protect themselves during a remodeling project -- II

    Homeowners can protect themselves during a remodeling project -- II
    When homeowners decide to take the leap and remodel their interior and/or exterior, they will typically dedicate a good amount of time to such important issues as determining the scope of the project and, of course, finding a suitable…
  • May 1

    Homeowners can protect themselves during a remodeling project

    Homeowners can protect themselves during a remodeling project
    There comes a time for many homeowners when they want to introduce drastic changes to their homes on the inside, outside or both. Once made, this decision to remodel -- whether made out of necessity or a simple desire for...
Rank this Week: 2182

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    Report: When Banks Face Felonies, Few Fear Real Consequence

    Report: When Banks Face Felonies, Few Fear Real Consequence
    If you or I were convicted of a felony crime, we would almost certainly lose our freedom. We'd be facing prison time. We'd likely lose our job. We would also no longer have the right to a host of civil liberties, including the right to vote.…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 4111

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3462

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers South Florida car accident, product liability and wrongful death news. By Friedland Law Group.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • May 28

    Memorial Day Weekend 2015 Local Casualties Recount

    Memorial Day Weekend 2015 Local Casualties Recount
    Originated as “Decoration Day” in 1865, Memorial Day is an American holiday for remembering the people who perished while serving in the United States Armed Forces. While some follow these traditions, most take Memorial Day long…
  • May 20

    Airbag Recall: After a Decade of Denials, Takata Admits their Airbags are Faulty

    Airbag Recall: After a Decade of Denials, Takata Admits their Airbags are Faulty
    After months of pressure from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), yesterday, Takata Corporation, a Japanese company and one of the world’s largest suppliers of airbags admitted that their airbags are defective…
  • May 13

    The Importance of Community Service in our Society: Our Firm’s Perspective

    The Importance of Community Service in our Society: Our Firm’s Perspective
    “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”  John F. Kennedy Volunteerism has a long and honored tradition in the history of our nation. The traditions of community service and…
Rank this Week: 3291