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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/
  • Aug 1

    Viking Star Stuck in Tallinn

    Viking Star Stuck in Tallinn
    The Viking Star cruise ship operated by Viking Ocean Cruises is stuck in port in Tallinn, Estonia.  A person contacted us and wishes to keep her name anonymous. The cruise ship lost power in an engine three days ago. Passengers are…
  • Aug 1

    Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger From Carnival Miracle

    Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger From Carnival Miracle
    Defense Imagery and Video Distribution Services reports that yesterday  the U.S. Coast Guard medevaced an ill cruise passenger from the Carnival Miracle about 300 miles south of Point Loma, California.  Two MH-60 Jayhawk…
  • Jul 31

    Cruise Industry Image Up But Problems Remain

    Cruise Industry Image Up But Problems Remain
    A reporter for the Marketplace interviewed me yesterday regarding the state of the cruise industry. I explained that compared to a year or two ago, the general perception of cruise lines is up. More than 23,000,000 passengers will cruise this…
Rank this Week: 37

Criminal Law Blog & News

Criminal Law Blog & News

Covers Florida criminal law, crime history and weird crime news. By DeThomasis & Buchanan, PA.

http://reasonabledoubt.org/index.php/criminallawblog
Rank this Week: 130

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

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

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

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

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

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver

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

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking
    With summer fast approaching, many are opting to head out to open waters and enjoy all that the ocean or waterways have to offer. And for many, that includes trying new options, like canoeing or kayaking. These activities are often low-cost,…
Rank this Week: 122

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: 104

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/
  • Jul 31

    SFL Friday -- Eretz Yisrael Cruise Ship Disaster (Naturally Also Involves Spence)!

    SFL Friday -- Eretz Yisrael Cruise Ship Disaster (Naturally Also Involves Spence)!
    Visiting the peaceful, tranquil, and until-now totally safe Holy Land by ship?Disaster could await:
  • Jul 31

    They Still Have Yellow Pages? How Cute!

    They Still Have Yellow Pages? How Cute!
     Just like how the paper industry is trying to make a comeback, evidently people are fighting over the Yellow Pages:The facts presented at trial are as follows. In the late 1990s, Trent Moore (“Moore”), an amateur…
  • Jul 30

    PTSD? FU SOB

    PTSD? FU SOB
    So this happened...Charges have been dropped against an injured Iraq war veteran who was arrested after being accused of growing medical marijuana.Mathew Young was charged with cultivation after Pasco County deputies said they found plants in…
Rank this Week: 277

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: 157

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    WELCOME TO FLORIDA. NOW LEAVE

    WELCOME TO FLORIDA. NOW LEAVE
    Message to all attorneys in the other 49 states: Florida doesn't want you. Reciprocity, the comity that states extend to members of the bar: "you let our lawyers in your Bar and we'll let your lawyers in our Bar" doesn't exist in…
  • Jul 27

    DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO ATTORNEYS: DROP DEAD

    DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO ATTORNEYS: DROP DEAD
    We thought that the DOC had caved. We thought that the problems with attorneys not being allowed to see clients except through a solid plate of cloudy plexiglass through which you cannot give a client a card or see an a-form was…
  • Jul 27

    BAKING SODA?

    BAKING SODA?
    A Judge in Washington County, PA., was sentenced to 1 to 23 months for stealing cocaine that was in evidence in a case before him.  Judge Pozonsky not only broke the evidence seal on the drugs and  replaced the cocaine with baking…
Rank this Week: 289

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Anesthesia Malpractice: Could You Be at Risk?

    Anesthesia Malpractice: Could You Be at Risk?
    If you are having surgery or certain types of medical procedures, an anesthesiologist will be an important part of your medical team. The anesthesiologist is responsible for ensuring that the patient enters a medical state known as…
  • Jul 24

    Hip Implant Injurie

    Hip Implant Injurie
    Hip joint damage can happen to people of all ages, but often affects those who are middle aged or elderly. When this type of damage happens, patients may experience pain and decreased mobility. Some are given medication or walking aids to…
  • Jul 22

    Social Security Disability Claims in Miami, Hollywood, and Other Florida Citie

    Social Security Disability Claims in Miami, Hollywood, and Other Florida Citie
    Have you suffered a disability or serious illness on the job in Miami, Hollywood, or your Florida community? You may be covered by benefit programs that are designed to help you. One of the most common sources of benefits in this type of…
Rank this Week: 186

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: 238

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: 271

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jul 27

    The BEST Debt Collection Defense Attorney

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

    A Miracle Worker. Simply the Best!

    A Miracle Worker. Simply the Best!
    Client:  Ade Client Review: Let me start by saying: if you have a debt collection situation (in my case with CACH LLC). LOOK NO LONGER. No one ever wants to be in a situation where they NEED to hire an attorney, but when you need to, Mr.…
  • Jul 2

    Dismissal of Atlantic Credit and Finance Lawsuit

    Dismissal of Atlantic Credit and Finance Lawsuit
    Atlantic Credit and Finance, Inc. hired the debt collection law firm of Pollack & Rosen, P.A. to file a debt collection lawsuit against our client.  Atlantic Credit and Finance claimed that they had bought an old credit card…
Rank this Week: 274

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Violating Injunctions for Protection Against Domestic Violence

    Violating Injunctions for Protection Against Domestic Violence
    Violation of injunction for protection against domestic violence is a crime under Florida statute 731.32(4)(a).  For some, it seems ridiculous that an act as harmless as sending flowers or a text message could result in a person being…
  • Jul 7

    Securing Your Gun

    Securing Your Gun
    The second amendment is a staple in American constitutional law.  Gun rights lawyers and other second amendment advocates quote and cite it often.  After America fought and won its independence, our founding fathers knew that an…
  • Jun 30

    Temporary Driving Permit After DUI in Florida

    Temporary Driving Permit After DUI in Florida
    How to Receive a Temporary Driving Permit after a DUI in Florida. In Florida, a person arrested for a DUI must face two separate cases: an administrative case and a criminal court case. While most people are familiar with the criminal…
Rank this Week: 150

South Florida Injury Law Blog

South Florida Injury Law Blog

Covers car accidents, medical malpractice, and defective products. By Anidjar & Levine, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 156

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/
  • Jul 11

    Divorce: Ways to Save Money

    Divorce: Ways to Save Money
    “Why is divorce so expensive? Because it’s worth it. “- Unknown As a Jacksonville divorce lawyer, I can tell you that the average person that is thinking of divorce worries about the cost of  divorce.  The ugly…
  • Jun 22

    Divorce and Bankruptcy in Florida

    Divorce and Bankruptcy in Florida
    Separation and Bankruptcy in Florida: Can I file without my spouse if we are separated? In addition to being emotionally draining for most people, divorces can cause a myriad of issues with the most substantial problems being financial…
  • Jun 16

    Establishing Paternity in Florida

    Establishing Paternity in Florida
    In Florida, the biological fathers of children born out of wedlock have few, or no rights, regarding the children until the court establishes paternity.  Florida Statute 744.301 makes a child’s mother the natural guardian when a…
Rank this Week: 211

South Florida Car Accident Law…

South Florida Car Accident Law Blog

Covers car accident liability and lawsuits. By Anidjar & Levine.

http://www.southfloridacaraccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 187

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

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

http://www.juryblog.com
  • May 12

    “I don’t believe in the jury system”

    “I don’t believe in the jury system”
    During jury selection in a car accident case, a prospective juror told counsel she “didn’t believe in the jury system” because of an experience her brother had in a criminal case two years earlier. She said she thought she…
  • Apr 9

    Fundamental Error to Restrict Lawyer’s Questions During Voir Dire

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

    How to Save a Potentially Contaminated Jury Panel

    How to Save a Potentially Contaminated Jury Panel
    During jury selection in a civil trial a prospective juror stated in open court that he was familiar with one of the defendant’s expert medical witnesses. The juror said the expert had “kind of screwed-up my dad’s…
Rank this Week: 214

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 2

    Edmond guilty plea was plain error

    Edmond guilty plea was plain error
    In U.S. v. Edmond, Defendant was indicted for conspiracy to commit access-device fraud and aggravated identity theft based upon his use of social security numbers to make fraudulent bank transfers. Pursuant to a plea agreement, he pleaded…
  • Mar 25

    Defendant challenges evidence found on a warrantless search

    Defendant challenges evidence found on a warrantless search
    In U.S. v. Hollis, the court of appeals is required to decide whether the subject of an arrest warrant may challenge the use of evidence found in plain view during a protective sweep in a third party's residence. In February 2011, Officers…
  • Mar 17

    Hernandez's counsel provided ineffective immigration assistance

    Hernandez's counsel provided ineffective immigration assistance
    In Rodolfo Hernandez v. USA, This appeal required the court of appeals decide whether the district court abused its discretion when it refused to conduct an evidentiary hearing to determine whether Rodolfo Hernandez's counsel provided…
Rank this Week: 133

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: 340

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: 218

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 201

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 1

    Ten Pounds of Meth, Disguised as Candy, Seized in Broward

    Ten Pounds of Meth, Disguised as Candy, Seized in Broward
    Candy can definitely give you a sugar rush, but as our Delray Beach and Fort Lauderdale drug crime defense attorneys can imagine, it's nothing like the manic rush initiated by consuming methamphetamine, an extremely addictive and highly…
  • Jul 24

    Accident or Child Neglect in Child's Hot Car Death?

    Accident or Child Neglect in Child's Hot Car Death?
    Our Delray Beach and Fort Lauderdale criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert know that terrible things happen in life and, sometimes, nobody is legally to blame. For example, earlier this month, a baby in…
  • Jul 19

    Questionably Imprisoned for Murder at Ages 12 and 13, Brother and Sister Now Set to Leave Prison 18 Years Later

    Questionably Imprisoned for Murder at Ages 12 and 13, Brother and Sister Now Set to Leave Prison 18 Years Later
    Curtis Jones and his sister, Catherine Jones, both nearly thirty years old, are set to leave Florida's prison system this summer after nearly two decades. Back in 1999, at ages 12 and 13 respectively, Curtis and Catherine became the youngest…
Rank this Week: 1083

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Aug 1

    Kimminau v. City of Hastings – Government Liability for Roadway Cleanup

    Kimminau v. City of Hastings – Government Liability for Roadway Cleanup
    When a crash occurs on government roads, it is the duty of government authorities to close the roadway in a timely manner until debris has been cleared and the site is safe for traffic. Once the roadway has been cleared for resumed traffic by…
  • Jul 31

    Dakter v. Cavallino – Truck Driver Negligence Verdict Affirmed

    Dakter v. Cavallino – Truck Driver Negligence Verdict Affirmed
    All motorists are held to the same duty of care standard when operating a vehicle, and that is the duty of reasonable care. That means acting the same a reasonably prudent driver would under the same or similar circumstances. Semi-truck…
  • Jul 30

    Report: Lee, Collier Emergency Responders Face Distraction Risk

    Report: Lee, Collier Emergency Responders Face Distraction Risk
    At Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, we laud the hard work and sacrifice of our emergency responders. That includes police, firefighters and EMS workers who routinely rush into potentially dangerous situations for…
Rank this Week: 908

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
Rank this Week: 1747

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
  • Aug 1

    Common Myths about Tractor-Trailer Accident

    Common Myths about Tractor-Trailer Accident
    The massive length and weight of tractor-trailers threatens the safety of others on Florida roadways.  Large commercial trucks are less responsive in emergencies that require sudden braking or evasive driving maneuvers.  The…
  • Jul 29

    2015 Out-Of-Service Orders Attest to Danger Posed by Rogue Commercial Carrier

    2015 Out-Of-Service Orders Attest to Danger Posed by Rogue Commercial Carrier
    The prospect of a rogue trucking company placing a hazardous semi-truck on the road with an unsafe driver behind the wheel seems like a frightening scenario.  However, our truck accident lawyers found a wave of trucking company shutdowns…
  • Jul 23

    Black Box Data: Smoking Gun in Trucking Accident Litigation

    Black Box Data: Smoking Gun in Trucking Accident Litigation
    When passenger vehicles collide with large commercial trucks, the probability of occupants in the passenger car, truck or SUV suffer significant injury is much higher than in collisions involving two passenger vehicles.  Our Miami truck…
Rank this Week: 2936

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Covers real state law in Florida. By Jordan Pascale, P.L.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    FAQs – 1031 Exchanges (Tax Deferred Exchanges) for Commercial Real Estate

    FAQs – 1031 Exchanges (Tax Deferred Exchanges) for Commercial Real Estate
    By:  Alejandro E. Jordan, JD Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – 1031 Exchanges (Tax Deferred Exchanges) for Commercial Real Estate Question 1:    What is the difference between a sale and an exchange?  …
  • Jul 11

    July 2015 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

    July 2015 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Foreclosure Sale Notice Skelton v. Lyons, 157 So. 3d 471(Fla. 2d DCA 2015) Background: Debtor filed objection to foreclosure sale of property. The Circuit Court sustained the objection and set aside the foreclosure…
  • May 13

    Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

    Florida Real Estate Case Law Update
    By Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. CORRECTING A FORECLOSURE JUDGMENT The Court considered whether Florida’s Rule of Civil Procedure allowing for corrections of “clerical mistakes,” encompasses authorization to supplement a final…
Rank this Week: 1633

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and sexual abuse. By David J. Halberg.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    PICC Line Injurie

    PICC Line Injurie
    The South Florida medical malpractice law firm of David J. Halberg P.A. handles cases involving injuries from PICC lines (Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter). These devices along with IV catheters and ports can be helpful if properly…
  • Jul 27

    Timely Diagnosis In Breast Cancer Case

    Timely Diagnosis In Breast Cancer Case
    According to the American Cancer Society in order to receive immediate and proper medical treatment, timing is vital in a patient who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The earlier the cancer is detected the sooner the appropriate…
  • Jul 22

    Serious Cancer Risk From Medical Device Used During Laparoscopic Uterine Surgerie

    Serious Cancer Risk From Medical Device Used During Laparoscopic Uterine Surgerie
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a serious warning regarding the use of a medical device during laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgeries. On November 24, 2014 the FDA updated a pervious warning that it had issued on April…
Rank this Week: 1370

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/
  • Jul 31

    Citing document number

    Citing document number
    How do you cite document numbers? Before you answer, let me explain what I’m talking about.The federal judiciary has a system that allows users to file documents in cases electronically—the Case Management/Electronic Case Files…
  • Jul 30

    Throwback Thursday: en banc edition

    Throwback Thursday: en banc edition
    Let’s first throw back to Freddy’s post on the Wollschlaeger v. Florida decision, which held constitutional a law restricting what doctors can say to their patients about guns. Yesterday First Amendment scholar Eugene Volokh wrote…
  • Jul 29

    Docs v. Glocks Redux

    Docs v. Glocks Redux
    Nearly a year to the day after issuing its original decision, a panel of Judges Tjoflat, Wilson, and Coogler vacated and substituted its opinion in Wollschlaeger v. Governor of the State of Florida. The ACLU reacted (as a disclaimer, my firm…
Rank this Week: 2245

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/
  • Jul 31

    SEC Awards Whistleblower $3 Million

    SEC Awards Whistleblower $3 Million
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced they recently awarded a multi-million dollar payout to a whistleblower. The $3 million payout was the program’s third largest award. The whistleblower provided the SEC with…
  • Jul 31

    JP Turner to shutter

    JP Turner to shutter
    Cetera Financial Group, which owns the independent broker-dealer industry’s largest network group, is closing down one of its broker-dealers, J.P. Turner & Co., a firm that has recently become known as a large seller of…
  • Jul 30

    Morgan Stanley Pays Investors $2.4 Million

    Morgan Stanley Pays Investors $2.4 Million
    Morgan Stanley has been ordered to pay $2.4 million to investors due allegations of unauthorized and excessive trading on client accounts. The investors included a group of physicians and their family members. All were clients of former…
Rank this Week: 2875

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/
  • Jul 31

    Two Clay County Women Charged with Carjacking

    Two Clay County Women Charged with Carjacking
    Two women accused of shoplifting from a Fleming Island Kohl’s ran from deputies and then allegedly carjacked a driver on U.S. 17 in Green Cove Springs, according to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office. The women, a 47-year-old and a…
  • Jul 29

    Understanding Your Miranda Rights in Florida

    Understanding Your Miranda Rights in Florida
    As a U.S. citizen, you have what is known as Miranda Rights. The term Miranda Rights has its origins in a 1966 U.S. Supreme Court Case known as Miranda v. Arizona. The court’s ruling on this matter gives anyone in police custody or…
  • Jul 24

    Deputies Uncover Meth Lab in Home with Toddler

    Deputies Uncover Meth Lab in Home with Toddler
    Alachua County sheriff’s deputies arrested a mother Sunday night after they allegedly found a home inhabited by a toddler that was full of ingredients used to cook methamphetamine. The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office was called to…
Rank this Week: 1324

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/
  • Jul 31

    Can I keep a credit card out of my bankruptcy?

    Can I keep a credit card out of my bankruptcy?
    Another question I get quite frequently from clients considering bankruptcy is whether they can keep a specific credit card or other loan out of their bankruptcy. In today’s world credit cards are a huge part of our daily lives and some…
  • Jul 27

    Credit after Bankruptcy

    Credit after Bankruptcy
    One concern that seems to be unanimous for almost all those who are thinking about filing bankruptcy is when and/or will they be able to use their credit again. Each person’s ability to use their credit after filing bankruptcy depends…
  • Jul 24

    Jacksonville resident fakes his own death to avoid debt

    Jacksonville resident fakes his own death to avoid debt
    In 2013, a Jacksonville resident traveled to Venezuela for a vacation where his family claimed he passed away from a heart attack. The U.S. embassy confirmed his death in the local seaside tourist town of Rio Chico, and he was reportedly…
Rank this Week: 2961

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cohn & Smith, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2162

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sarasotainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    SARASOTA AND BRADENTON TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES

    SARASOTA AND BRADENTON TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES
    A victim of a Sarasota or Bradenton motor vehicle accident is susceptible to a traumatic brain injury. If their head strikes the windshield or steering wheel, the force of the impact can cause the brain to collide with the hard bone of the…
  • Jul 28

    FLORIDA STILL HAS EXTREMELY HIGH NUMBER OF BICYCLE ACCIDENTS

    FLORIDA STILL HAS EXTREMELY HIGH NUMBER OF BICYCLE ACCIDENTS
    Florida is second only to California in the number of bicycle accident fatalities, but California has twice the population of Florida. The average age of a bicycle accident victim has increased from 39 to 44. Children 14 and younger account…
  • Jul 24

    NEW SAFETY CONTROL SYSTEMS WILL SOON BE REQUIRED ON LARGE TRUCKS

    NEW SAFETY CONTROL SYSTEMS WILL SOON BE REQUIRED ON LARGE TRUCKS
    Effective August 24, 2015 the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) will require electronic stability control (ESC) systems on tractor-trailers and buses. This new safety standard will likely reduce and/or prevent many…
Rank this Week: 3219

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

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

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    Five Worst Cruise Ship Disasters of All Time

    Five Worst Cruise Ship Disasters of All Time
    Cruise vacations remain the height of luxury. Between the scenic relaxation of an ocean-view stateroom, the endless eating, and the enthralling excursions, cruises remain one of the best ways to see the world. And lucky us, we live right here…
  • Jul 29

    Florida’s Craziest Lawsuit

    Florida’s Craziest Lawsuit
    The wild world of Florida is no stranger to crazy crimes or outrageous arrests, so it probably comes as no surprise that our state’s civil courts see some pretty peculiar lawsuits as well. We’ve put together a list of the…
  • Jul 21

    100K Bicycles and Cyclists Affected by Defective Fork Recall

    100K Bicycles and Cyclists Affected by Defective Fork Recall
    Over 100,000 cyclists in the United States and Canada are at risk of receiving serious injuries following the recent announcement that SR Suntour North America is recalling 100,000 of their suspension forks because they pose a safety hazard…
Rank this Week: 4986

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

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

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Jul 31

    Problems in Ferrari With Takata Airbag

    Problems in Ferrari With Takata Airbag
    The Takata airbag recall has expanded beyond the commonplace vehicles manufactured by  Honda, Chrysler and Nissan. In July, luxury car maker Ferrari recalled 2,600 car models ranging in price from the hundreds of thousands to upwards of…
  • Jul 29

    Have You Been the Victim of Negligent Security?

    Have You Been the Victim of Negligent Security?
    Negligent security provided by property owners is all too common and can cause significant injuries to innocent and unsuspecting people. In Florida, property owners and occupiers must exercise reasonable care to maintain their premises in a…
  • Jul 21

    Drones in Florida — New Laws and Regulation

    Drones in Florida — New Laws and Regulation
    If you are one of the cool kids, or cool adults, or a techie, you might have received a drone for a gift during the past year.  Like a toy out of the future, drones allow observation from above and afar.  They are very cool. And, it…
Rank this Week: 4889

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/
  • Jul 31

    Help our WWII vets: Keep Honor Flights flying

    Help our WWII vets: Keep Honor Flights flying
    You can help fulfill a dream for South Florida's aging World War II veterans: a visit to the Washington, DC memorial that was built to honor them. The vets are aging, and time is growing short. Honor Flights Southeast Florida has made the…
  • Jul 29

    What happens to Whitney Houston's millions now?

    What happens to Whitney Houston's millions now?
    Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston, has just passed away at the too-tender age of 22, following six months of medical limbo. Now, it's her estate that may be in limbo.  Houston's only child, Brown was set to…
  • Jul 28

    Domestic partners who marry can still achieve estate planning goal

    Domestic partners who marry can still achieve estate planning goal
    If you are in a domestic partnership and have employer-sponsored health coverage or other employer-sponsored benefits for your partner, stay alert to the changing legal landscape. Many companies may phase out coverage for domestic…
Rank this Week: 4561

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Report: South Florida Doctors Heavily Prescribe Tranquilizers to Senior

    Report: South Florida Doctors Heavily Prescribe Tranquilizers to Senior
    Excess prescription of powerful tranquilizers in nursing homes and among seniors in general has been identified as a major problem within elder care facilities. A 2014 study by JAMA Psychiatry revealed almost 12 percent of women who are 80…
  • Jul 25

    Nursing Home Lawsuit Alleges Woman Died From Neglect

    Nursing Home Lawsuit Alleges Woman Died From Neglect
    An 85-year-old woman who died last year at a nursing home in Maryland reportedly suffered negligence and neglect by staffers who were charged with caring for her. In a lawsuit filed by her family against a large nursing home chain (which has…
  • Jul 17

    PA Attorney General Sues 14 Nursing Homes for Negligent Care

    PA Attorney General Sues 14 Nursing Homes for Negligent Care
    The attorney general in Pennsylvania has filed legal action against a large, corporate nursing home provider with 36 locations in that state. Of those 36, Attorney General Kathleen Kain alleges 14 have engaged in deceptive and unlawful…
Rank this Week: 3771

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate…

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate Blog

Covers recent developments in Florida probate, trust, estate and guardianship. By Clark Skatoff PA.

http://www.clarkskatoff.com/news-resources/blog/
  • Jul 31

    Florida’s Slayer Statute and Undue Influence Statute Strictly Construed

    Florida’s Slayer Statute and Undue Influence Statute Strictly Construed
    In Fiel v. Hoffman, the Florida appellate court decided that the Florida Slayer Statute and the Florida probate code statute regarding the effect of undue influence on the validity of a will mean what they say.  This Florida probate…
  • Jul 24

    Florida Probate Court Has No Jurisdiction Over Out-Of-State Real Property

    Florida Probate Court Has No Jurisdiction Over Out-Of-State Real Property
    It is not uncommon for a resident of Florida to own real property in another state.  In Brown v. Brown, the Florida appellate court reminds us that a Florida probate court does not have jurisdiction over real property in another state,…
  • Jul 20

    Interested Persons In Florida Guardianship Entitled to Due Proce

    Interested Persons In Florida Guardianship Entitled to Due Proce
    Due process is a common issue that comes up in cases concerning all areas of Florida law.  In Flegal v. Guardianship of Peter R. Swistock, Sr., due process rights were at issue in the context of a Florida guardianship involving the joint…
Rank this Week: 1774

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Embezzlement On Hollywood Insurance Company, Two Nabbed

    Embezzlement On Hollywood Insurance Company, Two Nabbed
    Two women from a Hollywood insurance company were arrested for stealing more than $24,578. Giovanna Corina Rodriguez, 31 years old from Hollywood and Nadelie Haston, 41 years old from Pembroke Pines were accused of stealing money that was…
  • Jul 30

    Prison Escapees and the Right to Use Deadly Force

    Prison Escapees and the Right to Use Deadly Force
    An incident involving two convicted New York prisoners who escaped from a maximum security jail brought much attention to the issue on how far an enforcer’s right to use deadly force against escapees could go. Out of the two escapees…
  • Jul 28

    Jailhouse Informant Testimony: Issues on Evidence Admissibility

    Jailhouse Informant Testimony: Issues on Evidence Admissibility
    When defendants are declared guilty of committing a capital crime, they are either sentenced to live the rest of their lives in prison, or they are quite literally killed by the state. There is so much at stake involved in capital crimes. A…
Rank this Week: 1815

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2801

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2335

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
  • Jul 31

    Estate Administration and Short Term Market

    Estate Administration and Short Term Market
    Several years ago, I took on an estate-planning client, “Kevin,” who had worked at the Eastman Kodak Company for his entire adult life. He had earned stock bonuses in the company over the years, so that by his retirement a…
  • Jul 24

    Death & Debts – Five Things Surviving Family Members Need to Know

    Death & Debts – Five Things Surviving Family Members Need to Know
    When a loved one dies, the last thing family members want to do is field calls from debt collectors. If you are the personal representative (executor) of the estate or trustee of your love one’s revocable trust, chances are you will…
  • Jul 17

    The Dangers of Real Estate in a Self-Directed IRA

    The Dangers of Real Estate in a Self-Directed IRA
    “I was reading this blog,” Stacey (not her real name) recently asked me, “and I got the idea to buy rental property and own it in a self-directed IRA. Do you think it’s a good idea?”   Two weeks ago I wrote…
Rank this Week: 4827

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/
Rank this Week: 2740

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    Evidence of a Disease, Injury, or Event in Service for VA Benefit

    Evidence of a Disease, Injury, or Event in Service for VA Benefit
    In a previous post we discussed the first required element of proving a claim for VA benefits – evidence of a current disability. Today, we are going to discuss the second element – evidence of a disease, injury, or event in…
  • Jul 30

    VA Reductions – What the VA Can & Cannot Do When Reducing a Rating

    VA Reductions – What the VA Can & Cannot Do When Reducing a Rating
    When it comes to assigning rates to a condition, the VA is held to very strict regulations. This is meant to help minimize the amount of errors in assigning ratings. Of course, we all know that mistakes happen – a lot. The same goes for…
  • Jul 29

    Combat Veterans – Proving Combat Status & Service Connection

    Combat Veterans – Proving Combat Status & Service Connection
    Combat veterans receive favorable treatment when it comes to proving that their disability was the result of an in-service occurrence or aggravation of a pre-existing disease or injury (the second element for service connection). The reason…
Rank this Week: 3331

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Jul 30

    What to Avoid to Stay Safe on Florida Roads This Summer

    What to Avoid to Stay Safe on Florida Roads This Summer
    Summertime is associated with a lot of things – vacations, relaxation, and fun all come to mind, especially in the Sunshine State. And this year’s lower gas prices mean more Americans are heading to Florida and other vacation…
  • Jul 24

    Have You Been a Victim of Unfair Employment Practices?

    Have You Been a Victim of Unfair Employment Practices?
    Whether you are a high-grossing investment banker, middle school science teacher, or fast food fry-cook, you are entitled to certain rights as an employee in Florida. Employees in all positions and industries are protected under Florida labor…
  • Jul 16

    Far Too Many Floridians Injured this Fourth of July

    Far Too Many Floridians Injured this Fourth of July
    As Florida families celebrated Independence Day this year with barbecue, beer, and fireworks, ER doctors across the country were working overtime. July 4th ranks among the most dangerous holidays, with an increased number of accidents,…
Rank this Week: 1641

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

Covers Florida real estate law, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, estate planning and family law.

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    Colt Defense Bankruptcy

    Colt Defense Bankruptcy
    Colt Defense, LLC, a maker of firearms for 179 years has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware. Officials say they plan to financially restructure as to allow for an “accelerated…
  • Jul 15

    Supreme court rejects second lien stripping

    Supreme court rejects second lien stripping
    In an unanimous decision by the Supreme Court of the United States, a decision was passed down that prevents a debtor in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding from voiding a junior mortgage (or second mortgage) if the debt on a … Continue…
  • Jun 29

    The Fine Line Between Success and Bankruptcy

    The Fine Line Between Success and Bankruptcy
    The beginning of any new startup company is an optimistic time. After the fundraising, vision-creating, and product building, any founder or team member would hope that things would go smoothly from then on. However this is not always the…
Rank this Week: 1600