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Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Feb 25

    Fire on the Costa Magica?

    Fire on the Costa Magica?
    Today we received a message from a passenger is sailing on the Costa Magica with family. The passenger indicated that a fire broke out on the Costa cruise ship yesterday, February 24th, while the cruise ship was heading…
  • Feb 25

    Finally! Royal Caribbean Hires Lifeguard

    Finally! Royal Caribbean Hires Lifeguard
    Two months ago, I wrote that Royal Caribbean Cruises was advertising that it was going to hire lifeguards on its cruise ships. In our December 22, 2016 article titled Royal Caribbean Cruises to Hire Lifeguards, I noted that Royal…
  • Feb 17

    Overboard Passenger from Sun Princess Rescued

    Overboard Passenger from Sun Princess Rescued
    A passenger who went overboard into the Pacific Ocean from the Sun Princess cruise ship as it sailed between Brisbane and New Caledonia was rescued today.  Shortly after 4 P.M. local time today, the "man overboard" announcement came…
Rank this Week: 9

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Carnival Fascination Passenger Was Injured Getting Out of Hot Tub

    Carnival Fascination Passenger Was Injured Getting Out of Hot Tub
    A Kentucky woman claims a slippery deck near a hot tub on a Miami-based cruise ship caused her to fall. The woman filed a complaint on Feb. 13 against Carnival Corp., doing business as Carnival Cruise Lines Inc., alleging negligence.…
  • Feb 14

    Kane’s Furniture In Florida Settles Class Action Suit

    Kane’s Furniture In Florida Settles Class Action Suit
    A preliminary settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit filed against Kane’s Furniture that accused the store of failing to honor lifetime warranties for defective “bonded leather” furniture that peeled, flaked…
  • Feb 6

    Man Alleges Carnival Cruise Line’s Negligence Caused Him to Slip On Wet Deck

    Man Alleges Carnival Cruise Line’s Negligence Caused Him to Slip On Wet Deck
    A Carnival passenger alleges he was injured because he slipped on a deck that was wet with rain. The man filed a complaint on Jan. 23 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Carnival Corp. alleging negligence.…
Rank this Week: 31

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 66

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: 67

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 153

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/
  • Feb 24

    Does This Ass Make My Country Look Small?

    Does This Ass Make My Country Look Small?
     I've been trying to give Cheeto Hitler the benefit of the doubt. When he recently decided to uphold an Obama order on LGBT rights, I applauded. But not only does this man not have a 'cohesive' philosophy, I doubt he knows what the word…
  • Feb 23

    Finally an Election Result We Can Support!

    Finally an Election Result We Can Support!
    Congrats Judge, keep fighting the good fight.
  • Feb 22

    3d DCA Watch -- Has Judge Luck Entered the Bunker Yet?

    3d DCA Watch -- Has Judge Luck Entered the Bunker Yet?
    Dear Judge, They do calisthenics in the mechanical room.Sinks are bolted to discourage petty theft and/or earthquake damage.The front yard is a long dark highway.You may notice a motif of "grey concrete."They issue mshuga orders…
Rank this Week: 162

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/
  • Feb 23

    Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments Fined $3.4 Million

    Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments Fined $3.4 Million
    Financial Advisor Gopi Vungarala sells $190 million in non-traded REITs and BDCs to Native American Tribe According to FINRA, Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments will pay close to $3.4 million in restitution to a Native American tribe. The…
  • Feb 22

    AARP Reports Common Traits of Investment Fraud Target

    AARP Reports Common Traits of Investment Fraud Target
    AARP Fraud Watch Network Campaign Survey Identifies Investment Fraud Targets According to a recent AARP survey, investment fraud targets typically exhibit an unusually high degree of confidence in unregulated investments. They also tend to…
  • Feb 21

    FINRA Awards $9 Million to Puerto Rican Municipal Bond Investor

    FINRA Awards $9 Million to Puerto Rican Municipal Bond Investor
    Concerned about investment losses in Puerto Rican municipal bonds? Have you suffered losses investing in Puerto Rican municipal bonds? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA arbitration claim…
Rank this Week: 134

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/
  • Feb 22

    Response to Joe Patrice's post on criminal defense lawyer

    Response to Joe Patrice's post on criminal defense lawyer
    As SDFLA blog readers know, I do not use this forum as a place to discuss my cases.  I use this blog as a place to cover news in this District and other court news that I find interesting.  Every now and then there is an exception,…
  • Feb 20

    Judge William Zloch takes senior statu

    Judge William Zloch takes senior statu
    Thanks to a tipster, I see that Judge William Zloch took senior status on January 31, 2017.  That means that our District now has 3 open seats.  Judge Zloch was the Chief Judge of our District from 2000-2007.  Here's his wiki…
  • Feb 16

    En banc 11th Circuit rules in "Docs v. Glocks" case

    En banc 11th Circuit rules in "Docs v. Glocks" case
    The en banc 11th Circuit opinion in the "Docs v. Glocks" case is here.  There are two majority opinions for the en banc Court, one by Judge Jordan and one by Judge Marcus. Judge Jordan’s opinion is joined by Chief Judge Ed Carnes…
Rank this Week: 100

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Feb 21

    Conditions a Bank Must Satisfy Before Filing a Foreclosure in Florida

    Conditions a Bank Must Satisfy Before Filing a Foreclosure in Florida
    If a bank intends to file a foreclosure, there are conditions (or steps) the bank must take prior to filing a lawsuit. Some of these conditions are set forth in federal and state law and others can be contained within the mortgage…
  • Feb 7

    Tenant Defenses to Residential Evictions in Florida

    Tenant Defenses to Residential Evictions in Florida
    In Florida, the portion of the landlord-tenant law relating to residential dwelling units (including, homes, apartments, mobile homes and condos) was written, in part, to protect tenants during the the eviction process. Under our statutory…
  • Jan 24

    Illegal Evictions in Florida

    Illegal Evictions in Florida
    Every day in Florida, there is a residential tenant dealing with a landlord who has committed an illegal act all in the name of the almighty dollar. Because landlords are still finding ways to harm tenants, the Florida legislature wrote…
Rank this Week: 177

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as boating and car accidents, as well as medical malpractice and slip/trip and fall accidents. By Joseph I. Lipsky.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Millennials are the Most Dangerous Drivers on Florida’s Road

    Millennials are the Most Dangerous Drivers on Florida’s Road
    According to a recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the most dangerous drivers on Florida’s roadways are so-called Millennials. Not surprisingly, the reason these 19 to 24 year olds cause so many car accidents is…
  • Feb 3

    Arrive Alive Campaign Hopes to Reduce Deadly Florida Car Accident

    Arrive Alive Campaign Hopes to Reduce Deadly Florida Car Accident
    Due to a dramatic rise in the number of Florida car accidents resulting in wrongful deaths, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles recently brought back their Arrive Alive safety campaign. Fort Lauderdale personal injury…
  • Dec 29

    Bad News: Pedestrian Deaths on the Rise in Ft. Lauderdale

    Bad News: Pedestrian Deaths on the Rise in Ft. Lauderdale
    Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyer Joseph Lipsky reports an unsettling trend about a rapid increase in the number of wrongful deaths involving pedestrians.   The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations (NHTSA) just…
Rank this Week: 236

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Feb 10

    Concerned About A Cruise Ship Accident?

    Concerned About A Cruise Ship Accident?
    If you were injured on a cruise vacation, you’ve probably had questions, including: — was it an accident? — was I at fault or was the cruise line or their employees at fault? — can I get financial compensation for my…
  • Feb 10

    Over 900 Blog Posts About Cruise Ship Accidents and Injurie

    Over 900 Blog Posts About Cruise Ship Accidents and Injurie
    At Waks and Barnett, P.A. we help injured passengers and crew members explore their legal options after an accident has happened on a cruise vacation. Over the last few years, we’ve published over 900 blog posts covering just about…
  • Feb 9

    Do People Really Sue Cruise Lines?

    Do People Really Sue Cruise Lines?
    It may seem daunting, but passengers who were injured on a cruise ship can — and often do — sue the cruise line in order to be compensated for their injuries. In fact, while it may not seem like something that happens often,…
Rank this Week: 259

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Federal Violation of Probation

    Federal Violation of Probation
    Increasingly the U.S. Attorney’s office has been actively pursuing men and women who were placed on Federal probation but have either stopped checking in or have violated their probation with a new arrest.   Federal probation…
  • Jan 10

    Conflict of Interest or Insider Trading? Donald Trump, Jared Kushner and the Trump Organization

    Conflict of Interest or Insider Trading? Donald Trump, Jared Kushner and the Trump Organization
    On January 10th, 2017, it was announced that Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law, was appointed as Senior Advisor to the future President.  News reports  of “conflict of interest” by Donald Trump, Jared…
  • Nov 29

    Can Donald Trump be Impeached?

    Can Donald Trump be Impeached?
    Impeachment is governed by Article II Section Four of the U.S. Constitution, which  states that the President shall be removed from office on impeachment for and conviction of treason, bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors. …
Rank this Week: 158

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/
  • Feb 2

    Five gun arrests at Jacksonville high school in a month

    Five gun arrests at Jacksonville high school in a month
    First Coast High School has had an dramatic increase in weapon related arrests at their school this month.  According to an article on News4Jax, there have been 5 weapon related arrests at the school in just under a month.  The most…
  • Jan 13

    Wrong person released from Clay County jail

    Wrong person released from Clay County jail
    The wrong woman was released from the Clay County Jail last week.  According to an article on Jacksonville.com, Jessica Davis’ family posted her bond for her to be released while her misdemeanor simple battery case is…
  • Jan 13

    Wrong person released from Clay County jail

    Wrong person released from Clay County jail
    The wrong woman was released from the Clay County Jail last week.  According to an article on Jacksonville.com, Jessica Davis’ family posted her bond for her to be released while her misdemeanor simple battery case is…
Rank this Week: 148

Oil & Gas Investment Fraud Lawyer…

Oil & Gas Investment Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities issues with a focus on oil & gas investment fraud. By Silver Law Group, The Law Firm of David R. Chase, P.A., and Ciklin Lubitz & O'Connell.

http://www.oilgasinvestmentfraudlawyer.com/
  • Jan 31

    Shareholders Lose as Peabody Energy Gets Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Plan Approval

    Shareholders Lose as Peabody Energy Gets Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Plan Approval
    Peabody Energy (OTCPK: BTUUQ) announced on January 26, 2016 that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri approved the company’s reorganization plan, disclosure statement, private placement agreement and backstop…
  • Jan 31

    Our Firms Initiate Investigation into Losses in Energy XXI Ltd. Bermuda (EXXI)

    Our Firms Initiate Investigation into Losses in Energy XXI Ltd. Bermuda (EXXI)
    Our attorneys are investigating losses in Energy XXI Ltd. Bermuda (stock ticker “EXXI”). According to its website, EXXI is an independent oil and natural gas development and production company that focuses on developing drilling…
  • Jan 25

    Bankruptcy Judge Confirms Linn Energy Bankruptcy Plan

    Bankruptcy Judge Confirms Linn Energy Bankruptcy Plan
    Linn Energy, LLC (LINE) filed for bankruptcy protection in May 2016.  U.S. Bankruptcy Judge David Jones issued an Order today confirming LINE’s chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring plan.  Our attorneys have previously written…
Rank this Week: 261

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/
  • Jan 31

    I Inherited an IRA Account. Now What?

    I Inherited an IRA Account. Now What?
    Ira Account Inheritance The answer to that question depends on whether you inherited the IRA account from your spouse or someone other than your spouse, such as your parent, sibling, or close friend.  You have more options if you…
  • Jan 27

    SEC Whistleblower Program is Gaining Momentum and Paying Big Bountie

    SEC Whistleblower Program is Gaining Momentum and Paying Big Bountie
    SEC Whistleblowers On January 23, the SEC announced that its whistleblower program will pay out to three whistleblowers a combined award of $7 million.  The whistleblowers’ awards were for helping the SEC pursue an investment…
  • Jan 19

    What are the pros and cons of taking a 401K loan?

    What are the pros and cons of taking a 401K loan?
    Many employers provide 401k plans for their employees.  A 401k plan is a retirement savings plan where employees can save a portion of their pre-tax earnings. Taxes aren’t paid on the money until it is withdrawn from the account.…
Rank this Week: 205

My Law License

My Law License

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

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison
    In my estimation, there are five things that are icing on the cake for any lawyer who practices criminal defense. 1. An acquittal in a death penalty case; 2. A reversal of a death sentence on appeal; 3. An invitation to argue before the…
  • Nov 18

    Leaving Facebook's "Lawyers On The Left"

    Leaving Facebook's "Lawyers On The Left"
    In the fucking aftermath of "what the fuck is going to happen now," people are fucking talking about fucking getting together and fucking advocating for fucking rights they fucking think will fucking be taken fucking away.As part of this…
  • Nov 11

    A Heartfelt Message About Moving On From This Election

    A Heartfelt Message About Moving On From This Election
    My girl lost and your guy won. I accept that Donald J. Trump will be the next President of the United States. I don't like it, as I don't think he was the lesser of two evils, I think he was the evil of two lessers. Hillary wasn't…
Rank this Week: 199

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 4

    Drunk Driver Runs Red Light, Leaves One Dead in Brandon, Florida

    Drunk Driver Runs Red Light, Leaves One Dead in Brandon, Florida
    A crash between two cars along Highway 60 left one dead and the highway closed for hours. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 28 year old driver of Brandon, Florida was traveling westbound on Adamo Drive/Highway 60 near the…
  • Jan 4

    Multiple Vehicle Accident Reported in St. Johns County, Florida

    Multiple Vehicle Accident Reported in St. Johns County, Florida
    According to the St Johns County, Florida Fire and Rescue authorities, a multiple vehicle accident was reported on US Highway 1 near the Las Colinas neighborhood. The accident, which happened during the afternoon of January 3, 2017, left one…
  • Jan 3

    Serious Car Accident on Florida I-95 Results in Fatality

    Serious Car Accident on Florida I-95 Results in Fatality
    One person has died and multiple people were injured following a serious car accident on Interstate 95 in Florida. The accident happened on I-95 northbound near the International Golf Parkway interchange, leaving the interstate closed…
Rank this Week: 106

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.cruiseshiplawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 89

Florida Banking Law Blog

Florida Banking Law Blog

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

http://www.floridabankinglawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 264

James M. Burns Blog

James M. Burns Blog

Covers criminal defense and family law in Florida.

http://pensacoladefenselawyer.com/blog
  • Jan 31

    Doctor Accused of Sex Crime: Does He Have a Chance?

    Doctor Accused of Sex Crime: Does He Have a Chance?
    By Evan-Amos (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons As a doctor, you have a responsibility to care for patients’ health. At times, you can get close to patients because you’ve dealt with their medical issues for a long…
  • Jan 31

    Doctor Accused of Sex Crime: Does He Have a Chance?

    Doctor Accused of Sex Crime: Does He Have a Chance?
    By Evan-Amos (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons As a doctor, you have a responsibility to care for patients’ health. At times, you can get close to patients because you’ve dealt with their medical issues for a long…
  • Jan 21

    What It Means to Be in Possession of Drug

    What It Means to Be in Possession of Drug
    By Alkivar at en.wikipedia. Later version(s) were uploaded by DarkEvil at en.wikipedia. (Transferred from en.wikipedia) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons You are in possession of drugs when you are just holding onto them, which means you…
Rank this Week: 141

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: 252

Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

Covers issues in criminal defense. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://criminaldefenseblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 14

    The Embarrassment Of The George Zimmerman Verdict

    The Embarrassment Of The George Zimmerman Verdict
    The result of a verdict today in a criminal trial is that everyone with a twitter or Facebook account gets to let the world know how ignorant they are of the criminal justice system. I know, First Amendment. But your ignorance shows…
  • Dec 30

    About That DUI Checkpoint On Miami Beach Friday Afternoon

    About That DUI Checkpoint On Miami Beach Friday Afternoon
    Last Friday night (12/28/2012), in the middle of the holiday vacation season, there was a DUI Checkpoint on the way to Miami Beach. When I say "on the way," I mean at about 6:30 p.m. Now let me say this: I don't have a problem with DUI…
  • Dec 15

    Because There's Nothing To Say

    Because There's Nothing To Say
    But sometimes,  we forget what we got,  who we are,  Oh who we are not,  I think we gotta chance,  to make it right  - Amos Lee - Keep it Loose, Keep It Tight It's early Saturday morning. My treasured…
Rank this Week: 249

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
  • Feb 26

    Les conditions financières pour faire venir son conjoint étranger aux USA

    Les conditions financières pour faire venir son conjoint étranger aux USA
    Faire venir son conjoint lorsque l’on est marié à un étranger peut s’avérer être un vrai parcours du combattant. Parmi les obstacles auxquels doivent faire face les couples mixes, il y a celui du…
  • Feb 26

    Contestation d’un Testament en Floride

    Contestation d’un Testament en Floride
    Un testament est un document juridique qui énonce les dernières volontés d’un défunt et la distribution des biens et des fonds. Parfois, pour une raison ou une autre, un testament est contesté. La…
  • Feb 19

    Procès Civil en Floride en Réclamation pour Fraude

    Procès Civil en Floride en Réclamation pour Fraude
    En Floride, le procès civil en réclamation pour fraude peut se faire sur une réclamation pour fraude basée sur de multiples théories. Une théorie est le dol. Une autre théorie contrastée…
Rank this Week: 4783

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/
  • Feb 26

    Permissive User Status in Auto Insurance Liability

    Permissive User Status in Auto Insurance Liability
    The question of whether a person is a permissive user of a motor vehicle under a standard auto insurance policy can be an important one in determining whether indemnity and coverage will be provided. This is usually of great interest to…
  • Feb 25

    Florida Supreme Court: Students Alleging Sex Abuse by Teacher Will Get a Trial

    Florida Supreme Court: Students Alleging Sex Abuse by Teacher Will Get a Trial
    The Florida Supreme Court was asked to consider whether four female students at a school in South Florida should be allowed to proceed to trial with their lawsuit against a teacher and the county school board, alleging negligence for sexual…
  • Feb 24

    Bus Accident Injury Lawsuit Settled for $850k

    Bus Accident Injury Lawsuit Settled for $850k
    It’s been four years since a 14-year-old was run over by a county bus in South Florida, resulting in serious and debilitating injuries that affect the young man to this day. Although he survived the month-long medical induced coma,…
Rank this Week: 1134

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • Feb 26

    Taxpayers Will Not Need to Report Obamacare Compliance to Avoid Tax Return Rejection

    Taxpayers Will Not Need to Report Obamacare Compliance to Avoid Tax Return Rejection
    On January 20, 2017, President Trump issued an executive order directing federal agencies to exercise authority and discretion available to the to reduce the potential burdens of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). In accordance with that…
  • Feb 19

    Michael Jackson Estate Tax Case Moving Forward

    Michael Jackson Estate Tax Case Moving Forward
    Most estate tax practitioners will tell you estate tax it is all about valuation when assets are other than cash and marketable securities. The estate tax case of the Michael Jackson estate is an ideal demonstration. Tax Court proceedings are…
  • Feb 18

    IRS is Getting More Info About Your Home Mortgage

    IRS is Getting More Info About Your Home Mortgage
    Below is a copy of the 2017 Form 1098: The items with the green arrows are new - previously, the IRS did not obtain this information from the mortgage lender. Key items now being disclosed include the principal balance at the beginning of…
Rank this Week: 2319

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

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

    $3 Million Product Liability Verdict Reversed for Failure to Vet Expert Witne

    $3 Million Product Liability Verdict Reversed for Failure to Vet Expert Witne
    Three years ago, Florida lawmakers altered the standards for admissibility of expert witness testimony in the courtroom. We went from being a “Frye” state (based on the 1923 precedent in Frye v. U.S.) to a “Daubert”…
  • Feb 21

    Bicyclist Killed in Florida Hit-and-Run Crash

    Bicyclist Killed in Florida Hit-and-Run Crash
    A 37-year-old man on a bicycle was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Rockledge, about an hour east of Orlando.  WESH NBC-2 reports an alleged wrong-way driver was traveling west bound in an eastbound lane when he struck the bicyclist.…
  • Feb 17

    Should Florida Scrap PIP Auto Insurance and Become and At-Fault State?

    Should Florida Scrap PIP Auto Insurance and Become and At-Fault State?
    Back in the 1970s, lawmakers in Florida sought to reduce the burden that constant car accident lawsuits imposed on the courts. That’s when they devised a system of no-fault benefits that every driver was required to purchase, called…
Rank this Week: 4692

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 5007

Trial and Appeals Blog

Trial and Appeals Blog

Covers law and society. By Thomas Wade Young.

http://www.twylaw.com/blog
  • Feb 25

    Tom Quoted as a “Pro Bono Pro”

    Tom Quoted as a “Pro Bono Pro”
    The March 2017 of The Florida Bar Journal features several stories about the significant pro bono work lawyers do. Read about Tom’s pro bono contributions in The Pro Bono Pros: And How You Can Become…
  • Feb 21

    Fourth DCA Addresses Browsewrap Arbitration Agreement

    Fourth DCA Addresses Browsewrap Arbitration Agreement
    Web-based sales businesses and the attorneys advising them should be aware of the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal’s decision in Vitacost.com, Inc. v. McCants, No. 4D16-3384 (Fla. 4th DCA Feb. 15, 2016). Although arbitration…
  • Feb 16

    Florida Supreme Court Rejects Daubert Standard

    Florida Supreme Court Rejects Daubert Standard
    A divided Florida Supreme Court declined to adopt the Legislature’s Daubert Amendment concerning opinions of expert witnesses. Justices Canady and Polston would have adopted the Daubert standard, as have the federal courts and most…
Rank this Week: 3913

Tampa Business Litigation Lawyer…

Tampa Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers business law. By Brick Business Law, P.A.

http://www.tampabusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Feb 25

    Florida Business Litigation: Attorney Brick Obtains Judgment and Attorney’s Fees Award in FDUTPA Case

    Florida Business Litigation: Attorney Brick Obtains Judgment and Attorney’s Fees Award in FDUTPA Case
    Appearing before the Circuit Court in Pasco County, Attorney Kevin Brick argued for and obtained a judgment and an attorney’s fees award on behalf of his clients in a Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act case in February,…
  • Jun 7

    Attorney Brick Wins Injunction Hearing in LLC Derivative Action

    Attorney Brick Wins Injunction Hearing in LLC Derivative Action
    On June 3, in the case of Yifat Shaolm, et. al. v. Nissim Sabatani, the Hon. Bruce Boyer of the Pinellas County Circuit Court conducted on evidentiary hearing on the Plaintiff’s Emergency Motion For Temporary Injunction Without…
  • Jun 7

    Attorney Brick Wins Injunction Hearing in LLC Derivative Action

    Attorney Brick Wins Injunction Hearing in LLC Derivative Action
    On June 3, in the case of Yifat Shaolm, et. al. v. Nissim Sabatani, the Hon. Bruce Boyer of the Pinellas County Circuit Court conducted on evidentiary hearing on the Plaintiff’s Emergency Motion For Temporary Injunction Without…
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Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT 2 25 2017

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT 2 25 2017
    Dear Diary...It's been a good week. An amazing week. No one has ever seen a week like this in the presidency. BUT...there are some nagging little things I need to take care of next week. First, fire this National Security Advisor guy. He…
  • Feb 24

    JUDGE SOTO RE-ELECTED

    JUDGE SOTO RE-ELECTED
    Judge Soto was re-elected this week by her colleagues to serve as head-honcho for a third term.She ran unopposed.The White House had this to say:"While we congratulate Judge Soto on being reelected as chief Judge of the 11th Judicial Circuit…
  • Feb 23

    STATE ATTORNEY INVESTITURE TODAY!

    STATE ATTORNEY INVESTITURE TODAY!
    It's not a Trump-ian inauguration, and we are sure that Kathy Fernandez-Rundle will not obsess over the size of the turnout, but today is the swearing in of our State Attorney, and all of her assistant state attorneys. So if you want to…
Rank this Week: 764

Wade Coye Law

Wade Coye Law

A Florida Attorney's Thoughts On The Law, Life, And Technology

http://www.coyelaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 24

    What are the costs and benefits of undocumented workers?

    What are the costs and benefits of undocumented workers?
    There are several segments of America’s economy, and many people that benefit from illegal immigration. And there are some that unduly pay the cost for it. Who Benefits From Undocumented Workers? Undocumented workers…
  • Feb 17

    We're looking for people who want to become an All-Star...

    We're looking for people who want to become an All-Star...
    You may have noticed a new section in my newsletter called the "Coye Law Firm's Referral All-Stars."    There are 2 reasons why I started the All-Star section... 1) Recommending Coye Law Firm to a friend or family…
  • Feb 2

    Get first dibs and pre-order my new workers' compensation book

    Get first dibs and pre-order my new workers' compensation book
    You already know I have a book on injury law.  Now, I'm proud to announce my new book, Sharing the Secrets, Learning the Lies: A Guide to Florida Workers' Compensation.  In this book, I reveal over 35 secrets you…
Rank this Week: 2580

Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

http://www.maritimeinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4602

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2806

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Feb 24

    How to Prevent these 5 Common Accidents While in a Taxi or Uber

    How to Prevent these 5 Common Accidents While in a Taxi or Uber
    The use of taxi services has diminished with the advent of rideshare businesses such as Uber and Lyft.  The advantage of these cheaper alternatives to the traditional taxi service has come with its own challenges when a passenger is…
  • Feb 23

    What are Limitations to Maritime Law When Cruising

    What are Limitations to Maritime Law When Cruising
    Just this week I was contacted by a passenger who was injured on a major cruise line.  One of my first questions to him was, “When did your incident happen?”  When the injured passenger told me 16 months ago I was…
  • Feb 21

    Common Problems on cruise ships that Require a Maritime Lawyer

    Common Problems on cruise ships that Require a Maritime Lawyer
    Cruise season is just around the corner.  With cruises being a popular choice for spring break getaways, there are always things you need to be careful of when stepping aboard the floating hotels.  Regardless of the amount of fun…
Rank this Week: 539

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Feb 24

    Video Blog – SS Sequential Evaluation – Severity

    Video Blog – SS Sequential Evaluation – Severity
    Natalia Jofre: Welcome to the Hill & Ponton Social Security Disability blog. I’m Natalia Jofre. I’m the Social Security section director here at our law firm. Shelly Campbell: My name is Shelly Campbell. I am the senior social…
  • Feb 23

    Service-Connecting GERD: What You Need to Know

    Service-Connecting GERD: What You Need to Know
    Among gastrointestinal disorders, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a very common condition that is associated with heartburn. In fact, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Kidney Digestive Disease, approximately sixty…
  • Feb 22

    Video Blog – Common Mistakes – Not Filing All Possible Claim

    Video Blog – Common Mistakes – Not Filing All Possible Claim
    Matthew Hill: Hello, and welcome to the Hill and Ponton Video Blog. I’m Matthew Hill here with … Carol Ponton: Carol Ponton. Matthew Hill: We’re doing a series right now on what we call Big Mistakes with VA Claims, mistakes…
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Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
Rank this Week: 2175

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
Rank this Week: 1630

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

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

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Feb 24

    Pay Back to Big Corporations — Unneeded Law

    Pay Back to Big Corporations — Unneeded Law
    It seems when Congress tries to pass a law taking away peoples’ rights they tack on a title that sounds like they are just trying to “tidy up” or do us a favor. Such is the result of House bill H.R. 985, which they have…
  • Feb 21

    FDA Changes Warning For Fluoroquinolone

    FDA Changes Warning For Fluoroquinolone
    Fluoroquinolones is a drug used to treat respiratory and urinary infections. Fluoroquinolones include these drugs: Avelox (moxifloxacin); Cipro (ciprofloxacin); Cipro extended-release (Cirpofloxacin extended- release); Factive (gemiflozacin);…
  • Feb 15

    Judge Kicks Benicar Claim

    Judge Kicks Benicar Claim
    Benicar is used to treat high blood pressure.  In June 2015, numerous plaintiffs sued the manufacturer of Benicar, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Forest Laboratories LLC in the St. Louis Circuit Court.  Plaintiffs alleged injuries from…
Rank this Week: 4909

Stock Attorneys Blog

Stock Attorneys Blog

Covers FINRA arbitration, securities litigation, and stockbroker misconduct. By Blum Law Group.

http://www.stockattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Large FINRA Arbitration Award Against UBS of Puerto Rico Regarding Bond Fund

    Large FINRA Arbitration Award Against UBS of Puerto Rico Regarding Bond Fund
    Blum Law Group, along with Place and Hanley, LLC is pleased to report a FINRA Arbitration Award against UBS Financial Services of Puerto Rico relating to the crash of UBS closed end bond funds in 2013 which were sold to Puerto Rico…
  • Mar 14

    FINRA Questioning Brokerage Firm “Culture”

    FINRA Questioning Brokerage Firm “Culture”
    FINRA has made brokerage firm “culture” one of its top priorities for 2016. FINRA refers to “culture” as how management sets the bar for the firm and how culture effects their brokers interaction with clients and their…
  • Mar 14

    FINRA Questioning Brokerage Firm “Culture”

    FINRA Questioning Brokerage Firm “Culture”
    FINRA has made brokerage firm “culture” one of its top priorities for 2016. FINRA refers to “culture” as how management sets the bar for the firm and how culture effects their brokers interaction with clients and their…
Rank this Week: 1137

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business, immigration and real estate law. By Stok Folk + Kon, P.A.

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1980

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Sober Home Owner Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud Conspiracy

    Sober Home Owner Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud Conspiracy
    A second person arrested in a wide-ranging federal investigation into insurance fraud by South Florida sober homes has pleaded guilty to health care fraud conspiracy.  The Sun-Sentinel reports the 45-year-old defendant conceded before…
  • Feb 21

    Father Gets 2 Years for Cruise Ship Attack on Teen Who Propositioned Daughter

    Father Gets 2 Years for Cruise Ship Attack on Teen Who Propositioned Daughter
    The 33-year-old Ohio father of a teenage girl was sentenced to two years in prison for an attack on a teen boy who had allegedly propositioned the 13-year-old girl while on a cruise ship off the coast of Florida. The incident occurred on an…
  • Feb 17

    Florida Lawmakers Seek THC Blood Limits for Marijuana DUI

    Florida Lawmakers Seek THC Blood Limits for Marijuana DUI
    Florida’s law against driving under the influence, F.S. 316.193, covers the offense of operating a vehicle while intoxicated not just by alcohol, but by any chemical substance that impairs the person’s normal faculties. This…
Rank this Week: 4300

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1422

CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 381

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Understanding “Repair and Deduct” in California

    Understanding “Repair and Deduct” in California
    There are certain circumstances under which if your landlord will not fix a problem in your rental unit, you have the right to take control of the situation, pay for the repair, and deduct the cost from your next month’s rent. However,…
  • Feb 22

    Dangerous Construction Site Leads to Building Evacuation

    Dangerous Construction Site Leads to Building Evacuation
    On February 22, a crane and concrete slab in a high-rise construction site in South of Market became unstable and were at a risk of falling, CBS SF Bay Area reported. Due to the significant dangers posed by the two-ton piece of concrete…
  • Feb 20

    Defining Undue Influence in Elder Abuse Situation

    Defining Undue Influence in Elder Abuse Situation
    Financial elder abuse comes in many different forms, yet it often has the underlying element of undue influence exerted by a person over an elderly individual. During financially abusive situations, this undue influence results in a family…
Rank this Week: 3686

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 2380