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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/
  • Apr 25

    Be Wary of Zika-Related Investment

    Be Wary of Zika-Related Investment
    The SEC has issued an Investor Alert regarding fraudsters attempting to profit by exploiting the dangers associated with the Zika virus.  For those not following the news, Zika is a tropical disease transmitted by mosquitoes. …
  • Apr 22

    The Elderly – Vulnerable to Stockbroker Abuse

    The Elderly – Vulnerable to Stockbroker Abuse
    In our law firm, we frequently represent elderly clients in claims against brokerage firms and financial advisors.  These claims usually include allegations that the broker took advantage of the elderly client, or recommended improper…
  • Apr 14

    Giving Someone Else Power Over Your Investment

    Giving Someone Else Power Over Your Investment
    As the investing population ages, it becomes more and more likely that investors will suffer failing physical and/or mental health.  Your permanent – or even temporary – incapacity could make managing your own investment…
Rank this Week: 67

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Mar 29

    Consumer Reports Rates 10 Worst New Cars for 2016

    Consumer Reports Rates 10 Worst New Cars for 2016
    According to a story published in the USA Today, Consumer Reports has published its list of the 10 worst new cars, broken down by category.  Here are the losers, according to their rankings, which are based on safety, projected…
  • Mar 15

    Client Turns the Tables on Portfolio Recovery Associate

    Client Turns the Tables on Portfolio Recovery Associate
    Plaintiff: Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC Plaintiff’s Law Firm: Hayt, Hayt & Landau, P.L. Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Dana M. Stern, Esq. and Jason S. Dragutsky, Esq. Case Outcome: Case against Client dismissed, and Client…
  • Mar 12

    Justice for Car Accident Victim

    Justice for Car Accident Victim
    Our client was injured when another driver caused a car accident. We promptly obtained the police report, insurance records, medical records and other documents important to her case. Unlike some other lawyers, we will not require our clients…
Rank this Week: 81

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: 139

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury, medical malpractice and workers' compensation news. By Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 225

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    The Department of Labor’s New Fiduciary Duty Rule

    The Department of Labor’s New Fiduciary Duty Rule
    On April 6, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule regarding financial advisors’ fiduciary duty in investors’ retirement accounts. This new rule takes partial effect in April 2017, and by January 2018…
  • Apr 29

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Regarding St. Petersburg, Florida, Broker Jason Sayle

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Regarding St. Petersburg, Florida, Broker Jason Sayle
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims related to Jason Daniel Sayles (CRD #4140191, St. Petersburg, Florida). Sayles recently submitted a FINRA Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (“AWC”) in which he was assessed a deferred fine…
  • Apr 28

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Regarding Former NFP Advisor Services Broker Robert Joseph Regan

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Regarding Former NFP Advisor Services Broker Robert Joseph Regan
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims related to Robert Joseph Regan (CRD #2322096, Alamo, California). Regan was associated with NFP Advisor Services, LLC (“NFP”) from September 2005 to January 2016, since which he has not been…
Rank this Week: 267

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
  • Apr 29

    Revocable Trusts and FDIC Insurance

    Revocable Trusts and FDIC Insurance
    I’ve received many calls from clients wondering whether their Certificates of Deposit are totally insured under the FDIC insurance rules. There’s a lot of confusion as to whether and how much of your deposits may be insured at one…
  • Apr 22

    How a Trust Saves Income Taxe

    How a Trust Saves Income Taxe
    Can leaving amounts in trust for your loved ones save income taxes? Yes, it can.   Generally, there are two ways that you can leave your inheritance to your loved ones. The most common method is an outright distribution. Your will reads…
  • Apr 8

    Selecting a Trustee – Lessons from the Bible

    Selecting a Trustee – Lessons from the Bible
    When I sit with a client and the conversation turns to selecting the successor trustee in the estate plan, I’m often not sure that my client understands the importance of this decision. Following the client’s death, for example,…
Rank this Week: 219

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Tort or Torte

    Tort or Torte
    Which one is the dessert your favorite aunt made last year? A tort or torte?  According to Black’s Law Dictionary, a tort is a legal wrong committed on a person or his property. Torte, on the other hand, is…
  • Apr 26

    New Miami Anti-Money Laundering Regulation

    New Miami Anti-Money Laundering Regulation
    Outrageous money laundering happens in cash-based Florida real estate transactions. This has sparked some new Miami anti-money laundering regulations that affect everyone. As of March 1, 2016, real estate settlement agents…
  • Apr 21

    A Will Gives You Peace of Mind

    A Will Gives You Peace of Mind
    No one wants to think about what comes after this life, but everyone knows it’s coming. If you’re the caretaker type, then you want the security of knowing that your loved ones will be okay after you’re gone. Drafting a…
Rank this Week: 199

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
  • Apr 27

    Fighting for Client

    Fighting for Client
    When we are engaged to represent a client and take on their case we become their advocate and we fight for them because they cannot. We give a voice to the voiceless. We fight for the injured. We champion their cause and their case with…
  • Apr 22

    Florida Drivers Must Purchase Uninsured Motorist Coverage

    Florida Drivers Must Purchase Uninsured Motorist Coverage
    Just because you have purchased an insurance policy with ample bodily injury coverage for your vehicles does not mean that you are adequately protected in the event that you become involved in a car accident. This is because bodily injury…
  • Apr 8

    Creative Lawyering Yields Another Great Result for Injured Child

    Creative Lawyering Yields Another Great Result for Injured Child
    The vast majority of personal injury victims contact a lawyer intending to make claims against a specific entity for a specific wrongdoing. The victims often evaluate their case and form their own theories of liability before they are ever…
Rank this Week: 106

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property
    Anyone who has ever served as a landlord likely understands that renting out property is rarely a walk in the park. Landlords often get a bad reputation due to a select few who take advantage of their perceived position of power over their…
  • Mar 23

    3 Potential Ways to Terminate a Florida Pre-Construction Contract

    3 Potential Ways to Terminate a Florida Pre-Construction Contract
    Just because you’ve signed a pre-construction contract on a Florida home or condo does not always mean you are completely locked into the transaction. Circumstances in our lives can change in an instant, and as a buyer it may become…
  • Feb 23

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Florida Residential Foreclosure

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Florida Residential Foreclosure
    Almost all foreclosures will of course begin with the homeowner missing payments on their mortgage. Usually, the lender will not take action against you until you have missed three payments. Once this occurs, the official foreclosure process…
Rank this Week: 123

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers disability claims and lawsuits. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.longtermdisabilityblog.com/
Rank this Week: 175

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 10

    SHACKING UP IN FLORIDA STILL A MISDEMEANOR, FOR NOW

    SHACKING UP IN FLORIDA STILL A MISDEMEANOR, FOR NOW
    Florida Legislators  Vote 122-5 To Repeal Law Passed In  1868 Florida lawmakers have apparently taken a small step to enter the modern day world by sending a bill to Governor Rick Scott.  The bill would eliminate Florida…
  • Mar 8

    TWO FLORIDA POLICE CHIEFS COMMIT FELONIES, LOSE CAREERS AND FREEDOM

    TWO FLORIDA POLICE CHIEFS COMMIT FELONIES, LOSE CAREERS AND FREEDOM
    Longwood Police Chief Gets Four Years Federal Time For Accepting Bribes Former Longwood, Florida police chief, Tom Jackson, will be heading off to do his federal sentence after a jury convicted him of three counts of accepting bribes and one…
  • Mar 1

    FACEBOOK POST BY LAW ENFORCEMENT LEADS TO ARREST

    FACEBOOK POST BY LAW ENFORCEMENT LEADS TO ARREST
    Lake City Police Post Video Surveillance Of Burglary, 20 Citizens Respond On January 27, 2016, according to a report, the Lake City Fleet Maintenance Facility was burglarized with a burglar going over or through a fence and breaking into…
Rank this Week: 153

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 7

    Naked Capitalism: Robo-Signing an Ongoing Plague

    Naked Capitalism: Robo-Signing an Ongoing Plague
    It’s been five years since widespread foreclosure fraud, sometimes referred to as the “robo-signing scandal,” was first revealed. You may recall, this was a type of fraud that involved banks and mortgage servicers…
  • Jan 12

    Miami Debt Defense: What’s Allowed on Your Credit Report?

    Miami Debt Defense: What’s Allowed on Your Credit Report?
    Credit reports have a huge influence on so many aspects of our lives – from our mortgage rate to our ability to secure a loan to various job prospects. So it’s important to understand how ratings are formulated, how to improve…
  • Jan 8

    FTC: Company to Pay $100 Million for Violating Consumer Protection Order

    FTC: Company to Pay $100 Million for Violating Consumer Protection Order
    A company that promises to protect consumers from identity theft has been accused of violating a federal court order that requires it to keep those promises and refrain from deceptive advertising. The case against LifeLock dates back several…
Rank this Week: 150

FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
  • Dec 17

    Supreme Court Removes Judge from Bench for Physical Altercation with Public Defender

    Supreme Court Removes Judge from Bench for Physical Altercation with Public Defender
    Jacek Stramski | On December 17, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court rejected the Judicial Qualifications Commission’s (JQC) recommendation that Judge John Murphy of Brevard County be suspended, and instead held that he “surrendered…
  • Nov 5

    Failure to Appear is not Direct Criminal Contempt

    Failure to Appear is not Direct Criminal Contempt
    Jacek Stramski | On November 5, the Florida Supreme Court issued its opinion in State v. Diaz de la Portilla (SC14-1625) and clarified that failure to appear at a scheduled hearing when required to do so by a court can
  • Apr 6

    Impairment of Contracts, Hospital Districts, and the Foundations They Create

    Impairment of Contracts, Hospital Districts, and the Foundations They Create
    Regina Keenan | On November 13, 2014, the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion in Citrus County Hospital Board v. Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc. (SC13-411) affirming Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc. v. Citrus County…
Rank this Week: 256

Florida Association Law Blog

Florida Association Law Blog

Covers condo and HOA law. By Daniel Wasserstein.

http://floridaassociationlawblog.com/
  • Jul 13

    Wasserstein, P.A. – 2015 Legislative Update

    Wasserstein, P.A. – 2015 Legislative Update
    561-288-3999 danw@wassersteinpa.com 2015 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE This shall serve as Wasserstein, P.A.’s newsletter to our clients regarding recent legislative changes of which you should be aware.  As of July 1, 2015 the most…
  • May 21

    Common Contractual Conditions to Cover Community Association

    Common Contractual Conditions to Cover Community Association
    ‘ As a community association attorney, I see many contracts come across my desk for review.  What concerns me are the number of contracts that do not.  You aren’t dealing with Vito Corleone and an irrefusable offer!…
  • Aug 26

    Abandonment Issue

    Abandonment Issue
    All that empty space and no right to use it…until now. A year ago I wrote an article titled “Is Your Association Down with OPP?”  discussing the pros and cons of renting out empty units without first taking title.…
Rank this Week: 108

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Jun 23

    Injured Louisiana Carnival Cruise Passenger Hires BBRC

    Injured Louisiana Carnival Cruise Passenger Hires BBRC
    The cruise passenger injury lawyers of BBRC have been retained to represent a Louisiana woman who fell due to an unreasonably slippery deck aboard the Carnival Elation cruise ship. The slip and fall occurred on the ship's Lido deck. The…
  • May 18

    Disney Cruise Passenger Who Sustained Leg & Hip Injuries is Recuperating at South Carolina Hospital

    Disney Cruise Passenger Who Sustained Leg & Hip Injuries is Recuperating at South Carolina Hospital
    A 29-year-old passenger is in ta Charleston, South Carolina hospital after being airlifted off the Disney Magic cruise ship last Saturday. Reports state that in the early morning hours the cruise ship requested assistance from the Coast…
  • May 14

    Legal Issues Concerning Cruise Ship Sexual Assault

    Legal Issues Concerning Cruise Ship Sexual Assault
    A sexual assault occurs in the United States every 2 minutes. Often times these attacks are unreported. Like most sexual assault situations, victims raped aboard cruise ships most often do not inform authorities. Sometimes, however, the…
Rank this Week: 194

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: 251

Complex I.P. Blog

Complex I.P. Blog

Covers intellectual property law. By Kain & Associates.

http://www.complexip.com/
Rank this Week: 114

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • May 1

    Information on Subcontractor Default Insurance (“SDI”)

    Information on Subcontractor Default Insurance (“SDI”)
      Subcontractor default insurance (also known as “SDI”) serves as an alternative to requiring subcontractors to furnish payment and performance bonds.  For more information on subcontractor default insurance, check out…
  • Apr 25

    SUBCONTRACTOR PASS-THROUGH CLAIMS AND THE CONTRACT DISPUTES ACT

    SUBCONTRACTOR PASS-THROUGH CLAIMS AND THE CONTRACT DISPUTES ACT
    A prime contractor submitting a subcontractor’s pass-through claim MUST still comply with the certification requirements in the Contract Disputes Act.  And, the prime contractor cannot sponsor a pass-through claim unless it remains…
  • Apr 21

    QUICK NOTE: TIMING TO SUE PUBLIC PAYMENT BOND FOR RETAINAGE ON PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

    QUICK NOTE: TIMING TO SUE PUBLIC PAYMENT BOND FOR RETAINAGE ON PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
    You are a subcontractor (or sub-subcontractor) on a public construction project.  The general contractor has a public payment bond per Florida Statute s. 255.05.  You finished your scope some time ago but you are still owed…
Rank this Week: 1856

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • May 1

    Louisiana and Mississippi Policyholders Have Additional 60 Days to Submit NFIP Proofs of Lo

    Louisiana and Mississippi Policyholders Have Additional 60 Days to Submit NFIP Proofs of Lo
    On March 7, 2016 through March 19, 2016, severe winter storms affected Louisiana and Mississippi. For those policyholders with flood losses, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) requires a policyholder to send the insurer a complete,…
  • Apr 30

    Policy Forms Changing and Coverage Slashed by People's Trust Insurance Company

    Policy Forms Changing and Coverage Slashed by People's Trust Insurance Company
    Be alert to changes in your policy renewals that may limit damage from water to incredibly miniscule coverage or none at all. When shopping for insurance, policyholders often tell their agents and insurance companies they want full and…
  • Apr 29

    Insurable Interests Defined: A Blog Series - Episode One, New Jersey

    Insurable Interests Defined: A Blog Series - Episode One, New Jersey
    An extremely important, yet sometimes overlooked issue concerning property insurance claims is whether the person or entity making the claim has an insurable interest in that property. This blog is the first in a series which will discuss a…
Rank this Week: 4922

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    FACDL AWARDS DINNER

    FACDL AWARDS DINNER
    The FACDL had their 263rd awards dinner last night at the Last Stop Bar in Florida City. Yes, the tradition dates back to a bunch of Calusta Native Americans sitting on a mound of shells in Florida Bay and handing out fresh lobster and…
  • Apr 29

    JUDGE SAYFIE HAS AN OPPONENT

    JUDGE SAYFIE HAS AN OPPONENT
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:BREAKING NEWS ..... JUDGE NUSHIN SAYFIE HAS DRAWN OPPOSITION .....In a stunning move, Judge Nushin Sayfie, Chief Administrative Judge of the Criminal Division, has drawn an opponent.  Judge Sayfie is running for…
  • Apr 27

    20 QUESTIONS

    20 QUESTIONS
    Why....Why does life and practice of law in the REGJB need to be so difficult?Twenty questions:1) Why aren't court documents scanned so they can be accessed electronically? Let's break this down in to two subsets. First, the Feds have a…
Rank this Week: 684

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer Blog

Provides information about criminal defense topics and proposed legislation in Florida.

http://yourfloridacriminalattorney.com/criminal-lawyer-blog/
  • Apr 30

    Restraining Order Florida Law

    Restraining Order Florida Law
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Filing a Restraining Order in Florida Florida law provides for five (5) different orders of protection against violent conduct. The five (5) different orders of protection are, 1)…
  • Apr 4

    Circumstantial Evidence

    Circumstantial Evidence
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog What is Circumstantial Evidence Evidence in a criminal trial can be either direct or circumstantial.  Circumstantial evidence is dependent upon inference, logic and/or reasoning to…
  • Feb 9

    Aggravated Battery | Felony Battery

    Aggravated Battery | Felony Battery
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Aggravated Battery v. Felony Battery Aggravated battery is always a felony, but felony battery is not always an aggravated battery.  Simple battery can be charged as felony battery…
Rank this Week: 1650

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/
  • Apr 30

    Gastrointestinal Outbreak on the Disney Wonder

    Gastrointestinal Outbreak on the Disney Wonder
    An unsettling development occurring on the Disney Wonder cruise ship was brought to our attention this morning.  There has been an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) which exceeds the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…
  • Apr 29

    Norovirus Outbreak Aboard the "Cursed Cruise Ship" Balmoral

    Norovirus Outbreak Aboard the "Cursed Cruise Ship" Balmoral
    The Fred Olsen Balmoral cruise ship has docked in Norfolk amidst what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is saying is a norovirus outbreak which has inflicted diarrhea and vomiting symptoms on 153 of 917 (16.68%)…
  • Apr 27

    Two Cruise Passengers Missing in Jamaica

    Two Cruise Passengers Missing in Jamaica
    The Jamaica Observer reported today that the police in Jamaica are seeking the public's assistance in locating two cruise ship passengers who went missing yesterday. The newspaper identified U.S. citizens, 33-year-old Hayden Gerson and…
Rank this Week: 4064

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/
  • Apr 30

    Prosecutors Drop Broward Felony Mental Health Court Cases After Report

    Prosecutors Drop Broward Felony Mental Health Court Cases After Report
    Criminal cases against dozens of people that have been languishing in Broward County’s felony mental health court have been dropped by prosecutors following the publication of “Trapped,” an investigating by The Sun…
  • Apr 26

    Broward DUI Manslaughter Conviction: 4 Years Prison

    Broward DUI Manslaughter Conviction: 4 Years Prison
    A Weston man recently pleaded guilty to killing a pedestrian last year while driving drunk. Bryce Samartino, 23, pleaded guilty to DUI manslaughter in the death of 66-year-old Elourdes Ostange, a mother of 10.  In exchange for entering a…
  • Apr 21

    Florida Child Neglect Arrest of Allegedly Drunk Father

    Florida Child Neglect Arrest of Allegedly Drunk Father
    Parenting is no easy feat, as any caregiver can attest. However, anytime one assumes the responsibility of caring for a child, failure to provide certain basic services and protection can result in criminal charges – namely, child…
Rank this Week: 399

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/
  • Apr 29

    Should Florida arbitrators be able to decide “validity” challenges to a will or trust?

    Should Florida arbitrators be able to decide “validity” challenges to a will or trust?
    AAA’s rules for arbitrating wills and trusts specifically authorize arbitrators to decide the validity of the will or trust at issue in a given dispute. Since an arbitrator’s jurisdictional authority in that kind of case is a…
  • Apr 22

    4th DCA: Can a probate judge use his “equitable powers” to override our Probate Code?

    4th DCA: Can a probate judge use his “equitable powers” to override our Probate Code?
    Oreal v. Steven Kwartin, P.A., — So.3d —-, 2016 WL 1239756 (Fla. 4th DCA March 30, 2016) Having your case decided against you because a well-intentioned judge chose not to apply some provision of our Probate Code for…
  • Apr 18

    The Florida Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act

    The Florida Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
    A new law is making it easier for Florida personal representatives to access digital data—such as email, photos and social-media postings—after the account holder dies. It’s called the Florida Fiduciary Access to Digital…
Rank this Week: 2037

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/
  • Apr 29

    Discretionary Trust Interest Held Subject to Federal Tax Lien

    Discretionary Trust Interest Held Subject to Federal Tax Lien
    Code Section 6321 imposes a federal tax lien for unpaid taxes upon “all property and rights to property, whether real or personal” that belong to the delinquent taxpayer. Is a beneficiary’s interest in a trust a property…
  • Apr 24

    Foreign Financial Asset Reporting - Coming Soon to a Domestic Entity Near You

    Foreign Financial Asset Reporting - Coming Soon to a Domestic Entity Near You
    When Form 8938 reporting for foreign financial assets of U.S. taxpayers was first imposed a few years, only U.S. individuals were subject to it. The IRS has now issued final regulations that will commence reporting by domestic corporations,…
  • Apr 19

    Applicable Federal Rates - May 2016

    Applicable Federal Rates - May 2016
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Rank this Week: 1986

Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury…

Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury Blog

Covers car accidents, slip and fall injuries, and birth injuries in Florida.

http://www.chaliklaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 29

    Jury decides in favor of Florida community center in slip and fall case

    Jury decides in favor of Florida community center in slip and fall case
    A community center was cleared from liability in February for a slip and fall lawsuit filed by a Florida woman. She was seeking damages of $850,000. Mildred Golbois sued the Jewish Community Centers of South Broward Inc. (JCC) after an…
  • Apr 29

    Why hoverboards are sending people to the hospital

    Why hoverboards are sending people to the hospital
    Hoverboards have become increasingly popular, but many people are unaware of how dangerous the self-balancing scooters can be. Florida hospitals have seen a spike in the number of adults and children in emergency rooms due to hoverboard…
  • Apr 25

    How fetal macrosomia is linked to birth injurie

    How fetal macrosomia is linked to birth injurie
    Doctors are responsible for carefully monitoring both the mother and baby to ensure the pregnancy is progressing normally. One possible complication that can arise is fetal macrosomia. The condition refers to a baby being larger than average…
Rank this Week: 1727

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/
  • Apr 29

    Investor Alert: RK Hall, LLC

    Investor Alert: RK Hall, LLC
    Have you suffered investment losses in RK Hall, LLC? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim against the brokerage firm that sold you the investment. According to their…
  • Apr 29

    Investor Alert: RK Opportunity Fund III

    Investor Alert: RK Opportunity Fund III
    Have you suffered investment losses in RK Opportunity Fund III, LLC? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim against the brokerage firm that sold you the investment.…
  • Apr 29

    Investor Alert: RK Opportunity Fund II

    Investor Alert: RK Opportunity Fund II
    Have you suffered investment losses in RK Opportunity Fund II, LLC? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim against the brokerage firm that sold you the investment.…
Rank this Week: 2818

Against Bill Collectors

Against Bill Collectors

Covers illegal bill collection or debt collection. By Saxon, Gilmore, Carraway & Gibbons, P.A.

http://againstbillcollectors.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    NJ Law Firm Fined for Abusive Debt Collection Practice

    NJ Law Firm Fined for Abusive Debt Collection Practice
    The law firm of Pressler & Pressler of Parisppany, New Jersey has been fined $1 million for filing debt collection lawsuits without thoroughly investigating the evidence.  Many of the cases were based on flimsy or non-existent…
  • Jan 13

    Consumers Sued Over Old Debts Cannot File Class Actions Due to Arbitration Clause

    Consumers Sued Over Old Debts Cannot File Class Actions Due to Arbitration Clause
    Corporations are using arbitration clauses in consumer contracts to ban class action lawsuits, anticipating that individual consumers cannot afford to bring cases to court against large corporations.  Generally, the arbitration clauses…
  • Sep 16

    World Law Group Sued for Debt Relief Scheme

    World Law Group Sued for Debt Relief Scheme
    World Law Group is accused of failing to provide legal representation to help consumers negotiate debts with creditors, while collecting illegal upfront fees.  The company misled consumers by telling them they would be represented by…
Rank this Week: 4138

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/
  • Apr 29

    Jacksonville police officer terminated after battering a handcuffed woman

    Jacksonville police officer terminated after battering a handcuffed woman
    A Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office police officer has been fired after being arrested for beating a woman in custody, according to an article in the Florida Times Union.  The officer was at the base of the jail in the intake area with…
  • Apr 25

    Jacksonville man arrested after child in his custody passes away

    Jacksonville man arrested after child in his custody passes away
    A man is being held in the Pretrial Detention Facility after being charged with aggravated child abuse in Jacksonville.  According to an article in the Florida Times Union, the mother of the child left her boyfriend, the accused, home…
  • Apr 21

    Sexual battery trial set for Duval County man

    Sexual battery trial set for Duval County man
    A Jacksonville man accused of a heinous sex crime will be judged by a jury of his peers this coming August.  According to a report on news4jax.com, the man is accused of raping a woman who was pushing her child in a stroller in Bartram…
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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/
  • Apr 29

    Bounce Houses Taking Flight

    Bounce Houses Taking Flight
    Recently, on the beach of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a young boy was playing in a bounce house when, all of a sudden, 85 miles per hour wind gusts triggered the bounce house to take flight causing the young boy to fall about 20 feet to the…
  • Apr 25

    Club Extacy Strip Club Shooting; Negligent Security Claim should be investigated says leading Miami Personal Injury Law Firm, Gerson and Schwartz, PA

    Club Extacy Strip Club Shooting; Negligent Security Claim should be investigated says leading Miami Personal Injury Law Firm, Gerson and Schwartz, PA
    A Miami  strip club turned into a deadly crime scene after shots were fired in a parking lot of Club Extacy Gentleman’s club located at 728 NW 79th St in Miami, Florida. According to reports, at least two people were struck by the…
  • Apr 22

    Social Guests and Premises Liability in Florida

    Social Guests and Premises Liability in Florida
    Whether it is at July 4th parties, graduation parties, summer parties, or parties in general, if you live in Florida, please beware that you may be held liable if someone is injured on your property. A social guest, if injured in your house,…
Rank this Week: 1107

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Florida Day Care Injury Prompts Police Report

    Florida Day Care Injury Prompts Police Report
    Parents spend a lot of time choosing the right day care facility. It takes a lot to trust someone else with the well-being of your young child. But sometimes despite even a parent’s best efforts, a day care injury results anyway.…
  • Apr 25

    Florida Construction Accident Investigated

    Florida Construction Accident Investigated
    A construction accident in South Florida resulted in two worker injuries at a parking garage on the Miami-Dade College Campus in Doral recently.  According to NBC Miami, one of the huge concrete plates that interconnect to the main…
  • Apr 20

    Florida Boat Accident Injures Senator’s Daughter

    Florida Boat Accident Injures Senator’s Daughter
    A Florida boating accident on Lake Maitland resulted in three serious injuries – including the daughter of state Sen. David Simmons (R-Altamonte Springs).  According to WFTV-9, two others are in critical condition while…
Rank this Week: 3611

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
  • Apr 29

    Safety Tips for Cruise Ship Trip

    Safety Tips for Cruise Ship Trip
    Cruise ship vacations provide for the perfect getaway. However, risks of injury and/or crime are relatively high for those embarking on a cruise. Recently, yet another cruise ship passenger fell off a balcony. This happens all too often. A…
  • Apr 22

    Jurisdiction Issues in Cruise Ship Lawsuit

    Jurisdiction Issues in Cruise Ship Lawsuit
    While swarms of people embark on cruise ships annually, crimes committed upon them seem to run rampant. What is sad is that many individuals who commit crimes aboard cruise ships actually get away with their crimes. It is a mess. What makes…
  • Apr 15

    Cruise Ship Crashes into Wharf and Pier injuring Passenger

    Cruise Ship Crashes into Wharf and Pier injuring Passenger
    Cruises have quickly become one of the most popular forms of vacationing. Each cruise is accompanied by its many activities to pick from and enjoy. For instance, several cruise lines offer whale watching. Whale watching is the practice of…
Rank this Week: 3298

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida truck accidents involving moving trucks, tractor trailers, and rental trucks. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridatruckingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Will You Need Occupational Therapy or Other Services After Your Hollywood Trucking Collision?

    Will You Need Occupational Therapy or Other Services After Your Hollywood Trucking Collision?
    If you have been seriously injured in a truck accident in Hollywood or your community, you may need some time to recover. If you have suffered serious or permanent injury, you may need a variety of theories to heal and to help you adjust to…
  • Apr 20

    Brake Failure and Truck Accident

    Brake Failure and Truck Accident
    Brake failure is a common – and terrifying – cause of trucking accidents in Broward County, Hollywood, and across southern Florida. In fact, according to the Department of Transportation (DOT), 29.4% of commercial truck accidents…
  • Apr 15

    What to Look for in a Support Group After Your Hollywood Trucking Collision

    What to Look for in a Support Group After Your Hollywood Trucking Collision
    If you have been in a trucking crash in Hollywood or anywhere in South Florida, you may find your life permanent changed. If you have suffered a brain injury, back injury, spinal cord trauma, scarring, amputation, or any other serious injury…
Rank this Week: 3887

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Apr 29

    Blue Water Veterans – Part 2 – The Turning Point

    Blue Water Veterans – Part 2 – The Turning Point
      Before reading this post, be sure to read the previous one to understand where we are in this discussion of blue water veterans. For a quick recap, blue water veterans are those who served aboard ships offshore Vietnam. The presumption…
  • Apr 28

    How Buddy Statements Can Help Your Claim

    How Buddy Statements Can Help Your Claim
    Many veterans are not aware of just how important a well written “buddy statement” can be to their claim for service connected compensation with the VA.  A buddy statement can come from your spouse, friends, pastor, adult…
  • Apr 27

    VA Math & How to Calculate Your Combined Disability Rating

    VA Math & How to Calculate Your Combined Disability Rating
    How VA Math Works The combined rating is the rating that the VA uses to determine compensation payments and access to other benefits. It’s extremely important to understand how the VA came up with your combined rating so that you can…
Rank this Week: 3264

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida auto accidents, auto insurance, and personal injury claims. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridacaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Car Accidents Caused by Mobile Phones and Selfies in Miami and Florida

    Car Accidents Caused by Mobile Phones and Selfies in Miami and Florida
    In late 2015, a tragic accident in Georgia claimed the life of a bystander and left another driver with permanent brain injuries. The teenager was allegedly using a popular app which awards virtual “trophies” to users who upload…
  • Apr 20

    Pedestrian Accidents Still a Concern for Broward County and Hollywood

    Pedestrian Accidents Still a Concern for Broward County and Hollywood
    Although pedestrian fatalities declined 4% in Florida last year, the state still sees more pedestrian accidents and fatalities than much of the country. And Broward County has the second-largest number of pedestrian fatalities in Florida.…
  • Apr 15

    8 Red Flag Signs Suggesting You Are Not Healing from Your Florida Car Accident

    8 Red Flag Signs Suggesting You Are Not Healing from Your Florida Car Accident
    Being in a car accident in Hollywood or Florida can be devastating, especially if you are seriously injured. In the days and weeks following your collision, you may feel upset, angry, frightened, or even anxious. In most cases, survivors of…
Rank this Week: 375

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/
  • Apr 29

    "I Want Love, I Want Drugs, I Want Sex and Affection"!

    "I Want Love, I Want Drugs, I Want Sex and Affection"!
    What girls want:“I think when Donald Trump debates Hillary Clinton she’s going to go down like Monica Lewinsky,” he said in an article about campaign gender wars.Yikes, timely reference, though!Read more here:…
  • Apr 28

    Rule 23(f) Granted; Lower Court Reversed!

    Rule 23(f) Granted; Lower Court Reversed!
    Funny how that happens.This part is hilarious -- you know how some defendants want to jump the gun on class cert, show they are being "aggressive," and so move to strike the class allegations instead of just letting the process proceed…
  • Apr 27

    3d DCA Watch -- Also Greynolds Park Anti-Semitic President Taft Watch!

    3d DCA Watch -- Also Greynolds Park Anti-Semitic President Taft Watch!
    It's Springtime in South Dade® which means the fluttering essences of written utterances waft lightly in the air (this is me sweet talking):C.P.Motion v. Goldblatt:Reversed.Alvey v. City of NMB:This is a substituted opinion but seems to…
Rank this Week: 4129

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    THE IMPORTANCE OF A LAST WILL & TESTAMENT

    THE IMPORTANCE OF A LAST WILL & TESTAMENT
    Prince's death puts living will discussion into the spotlightSARASOTA, Fla. -- It's something that experts say you don't want to have running away from you. If you pass away without a will in the state of Florida, the state statutes would…
  • Apr 26

    FIDUCIARY ACCESS LAW IN FLORIDA

    FIDUCIARY ACCESS LAW IN FLORIDA
    On March 10, 2016, Governor Scott signed in law the “Fiduciary Access Law.”  Effective July 1, 2016, the law allows custodians to turn over "data, text, images, videos, sounds, codes, computer programs, software, databases"…
  • Apr 5

    CHANGES TO THE PARTNERSHIP RULES COMING IN 2017

    CHANGES TO THE PARTNERSHIP RULES COMING IN 2017
    The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 has strengthened the IRS’s ability to audit partnerships (including multi-member LLCs). The new rules apply to tax years beginning after 2017, and will apply to partnerships of 100 or more partners. To…
Rank this Week: 1689

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/
  • Apr 29

    Summer Months See the Most Boating Accidents in Miami and South Florida

    Summer Months See the Most Boating Accidents in Miami and South Florida
    Florida has more boats than any other state – about 899,635 in 2014. Unfortunately, Florida also has the unfortunate distinction of having more boating accidents than most other parts of the country. In 2014, there were 634 reportable…
  • Apr 20

    What Causes Elder Abuse in Hollywood?

    What Causes Elder Abuse in Hollywood?
    Elder abuse or nursing home abuse in Hollywood and across southern Florida is a serious issue. Each year, seniors are abused sexually, financially, medically, emotionally, and physically. Unfortunately, there many risk factors which can lead…
  • Apr 15

    Helping Your Child Find a Safe New Apartment for Off-Campus Living

    Helping Your Child Find a Safe New Apartment for Off-Campus Living
    If your child will be going away to college this fall and will be living in off-campus housing or will be moving away from home and into a new apartment for the first time, consider assisting them in finding a safe apartment or home in…
Rank this Week: 334

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers auto accidents and consumer product recalls. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Bove v. Naples HMA – Statute of Limitations in Florida Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Bove v. Naples HMA – Statute of Limitations in Florida Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
    A statute of limitations is a statutory deadline on the amount of time a person has to file a lawsuit. These time limits are present in many criminal proceedings, but in civil actions as well.  A personal injury victim who tries to…
  • Apr 22

    City of Beech Grove v. Beloat – Trip-and-Fall Injury Lawsuit to Move Ahead

    City of Beech Grove v. Beloat – Trip-and-Fall Injury Lawsuit to Move Ahead
    Government agencies owe a duty to ensure public walkways and thoroughfares are correctly designed and adequately maintained to minimize the risk of danger to pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. When a dangerous condition results in an…
  • Apr 17

    Lompe v. Sunridge Partners – Premises Liability for Apartment Injury

    Lompe v. Sunridge Partners – Premises Liability for Apartment Injury
    Property owners and property managers have a responsibility to make sure their site is safe for lawful guests. This duty includes residential landlords, who have many responsibilities to their tenants and tenant guests, including…
Rank this Week: 3793

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Apr 29

    Why home renovation projects require building permit

    Why home renovation projects require building permit
    The decision to undertake any sort of home renovation project, while exciting, is also fraught with anxiety. That's because homeowners are not only going to spend a considerable amount of money to improve their domicile, they're also going to…
  • Apr 23

    How familiar are you with the bidding process for construction projects?

    How familiar are you with the bidding process for construction projects?
    Contrary to what most people think, the genesis of any construction project is not when the first stake is driven or the first dirt is moved. Indeed, it can be argued that a construction project begins in earnest when a...
  • Apr 8

    Report: Construction employment remains strong in Florida

    Report: Construction employment remains strong in Florida
    It goes without saying that construction is among the job sectors most vulnerable to shifting market conditions with employment numbers ultimately being influenced by everything from the weather to energy prices. While the industry as a whole…
Rank this Week: 2378

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: 1903

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: 2750

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Apr 29

    Can the Police Search You and Your Car If They Smell Marijuana?

    Can the Police Search You and Your Car If They Smell Marijuana?
    If you are accused of committing a drug-related crime, it is critical you have an experienced criminal defense attorney to handle your case. Knowing your rights when it comes to marijuana related offenses is important for your…
  • Apr 22

    Are the Police Allowed to Draw Blood in a DUI Accident Case?

    Are the Police Allowed to Draw Blood in a DUI Accident Case?
    If you are stopped for driving under the influence, make sure you hire an experienced DUI attorney to handle your case. You have rights and it is important to make sure that you understand what you can and… The post Are the Police…
  • Apr 15

    Who Can the Police Detain in a Traffic Stop?

    Who Can the Police Detain in a Traffic Stop?
    Can the police detain a car passenger even if that’s not the reason they were pulled over? Several Florida courts have said that the police are not allowed to detain a passenger who attempts to leave the scene of a… The post Who…
Rank this Week: 3326

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/
  • Apr 29

    "not Quam ghu'vam, IoD!"

    "not Quam ghu'vam, IoD!"
    That's Klingon for, "This will not stand, man!" And it's in the amicus brief arguing that you can't copyright Klingon.The Recorder has more:To say the filing is colorful doesn't do it justice. Submitted by Marc Randazza of Las Vegas-based…
  • Apr 28

    Sarah Bujold selected for the UM School of Law Stuart A. Markus award

    Sarah Bujold selected for the UM School of Law Stuart A. Markus award
    Friends and readers of the blog know that my family set up an award in my Dad's name at the University of Miami School of Law three years ago.  The Stuart A. Markus Award recognizes an individual student each year for outstanding work…
  • Apr 27

    "That hasn’t happened in quite some time.”

    "That hasn’t happened in quite some time.”
    That was Justice Ginsburg after she was referred to as Justice O'Connor during an oral argument today in United States v. McDonnell. (via The Washington Post).OOF!Well, that's better than being called a "serial child molestor" when your…
Rank this Week: 2131

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 1761