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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: 89

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 84

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

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

http://blog.lipcon.com/
Rank this Week: 98

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/
  • Sep 5

    Child Passenger Safety Week: September 14-20

    Child Passenger Safety Week: September 14-20
    The leading cause of death in children between the ages of one and 13 is auto accidents. In an effort to raise awareness about these tragedies and further educate people about keeping children safe in motor vehicles, the National Highways…
  • Aug 29

    Labor Day Weekend Tip: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

    Labor Day Weekend Tip: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently issued a press release notifying motorists to drive sober for the upcoming Labor Day weekend and all year long. The 2014 campaign is focused…
  • Aug 27

    Wet ‘n Wild Employee in Critical Condition after being Trapped Underwater while Cleaning Pool

    Wet ‘n Wild Employee in Critical Condition after being Trapped Underwater while Cleaning Pool
    A Wet ‘n Wild worker remains in critical condition after he was trapped under water while cleaning one of the pools at the theme park Tuesday morning, according to officials. Orlando police responded to the scene at 10:07 a.m. where an…
Rank this Week: 124

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
  • Sep 14

    Quel Type d’Entreprise Dois-je Ouvrir pour un Visa E2 ?

    Quel Type d’Entreprise Dois-je Ouvrir pour un Visa E2 ?
    Quand vous présentez une demande de visa d’investisseur E2, l’une des premières choses que vous devez faire est de décider quel genre d’entreprise vous souhaitez démarrer pour obtenir ce visa E2.…
  • Sep 7

    Visa EB5 et EB5 Centre Régional

    Visa EB5 et EB5 Centre Régional
    Miami en Floride va parrainer des conférences mensuelles concernant les opportunités grâce au Miami EB5 Centre Régional. Un visa EB5 est un visa d’immigrant qui peut être un chemin d’accès…
  • Sep 2

    Qu’elles sont les Défenses Disponibles Quand On Fait Face à Une Expulsion des États-Unis?

    Qu’elles sont les Défenses Disponibles Quand On Fait Face à Une Expulsion des États-Unis?
    Si vous, ou un être cher, êtes confronté à l’expulsion des États-Unis, il est extrêmement important de communiquer dès que possible avec un avocat d’immigration qui puisse…
Rank this Week: 152

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida car accidents, wrongful death, and bicycle accidents. By Salpeter Gitkin, LLP.

http://www.florida-injury-attorneys-blog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Pompano Beach, Florida Tow Truck/Bus Collision Injures 32

    Pompano Beach, Florida Tow Truck/Bus Collision Injures 32
    A Pompano Beach, Florida tow truck/public transit bus collision sent 32 people to area hospitals on Thursday, news sources report. The victims were not immediately available following the incident; they were treated at several area hospitals.…
  • Oct 16

    Qwentyn Hunter Drowns Aboard Miami, Florida Cruise Ship

    Qwentyn Hunter Drowns Aboard Miami, Florida Cruise Ship
    Qwentyn Hunter drowned aboard a Miami, Florida Carnival Cruise ship Monday, news sources report. The cruise ship was still at sea at the time of the tragic accident. Six-year-old Hunter, of Winter Garden, was pronounced dead after being…
  • Oct 14

    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida Injured in Hit-and-Run Collision

    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida Injured in Hit-and-Run Collision
    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida was critically injured Friday after he got out of his car following a crash and was struck by a semi, which fled the scene, news sources report. The other driver involved in the initial car accident…
Rank this Week: 139

Florida Intellectual Property Law…

Florida Intellectual Property Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks, copyright law, franchise law, trade secret law and unfair competition law. By John Rizvi.

http://www.floridaipblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Reader Question: Will my trademark application be denied if...

    Reader Question: Will my trademark application be denied if...
    "Suzy" asks: If I look on uspto.gov and see that there is a company already trademarked under a name similiar to my company's name will my trademarked registration be denied?   My response:  
  • Nov 21

    Patent Writing Secrets: What's the Hook?

    Patent Writing Secrets: What's the Hook?
    Before beginning to draft the patent application there is one step you must take to make sure you get MAXIMUM protection for your idea (and to make sure no one gets around it). And that step is establishing the hook. Allow me to explain what…
  • Nov 18

    Reader Question: Should I take my idea to an investor before getting a patent?

    Reader Question: Should I take my idea to an investor before getting a patent?
    L.C. asks: Quick question. Would there be any issues going to angel investors, or venture capitalists before starting the entire patent process? Would that spark any legal trouble down the line? My answer. It's not that it would spark legal…
Rank this Week: 153

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    NFL WEEK TWO

    NFL WEEK TWO
    UPDATE: WEEK TWO SURVIVOR POOL PICKS BELOWWe bounced back from a morose and reflective Saturday, courtesy of a nice bottle of a 2011 Dehlinger Zin/Petit Sirah blend and some good curry and nan. Last week we joined the sad club of…
  • Sep 13

    THE WAR OUTSIDE STILL RAGES

    THE WAR OUTSIDE STILL RAGES
    "The war outside still rages, but you say it ain't ours anymore to win."Bruce Springsteen, No Retreat, No Surrender. Before we try a case, when we are in trial, and while waiting for a verdict, No Retreat, No Surrender is our song. We…
  • Sep 9

    JNC NOMINATES TEN FINALISTS TO GOVERNOR SCOTT

    JNC NOMINATES TEN FINALISTS TO GOVERNOR SCOTT
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:AND YOUR TWO NEWEST CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES are  .......The Eleventh Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission received 33 applications for the two open Circuit Court seats previously occupied by Judge…
Rank this Week: 228

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/
  • Sep 11

    Should Judge Fuller resign?

    Should Judge Fuller resign?
    Another district judge and blogger -- Judge Kopf -- strongly says yes:I would not waste the effort trying to impeach him. I know something about impeachment having actually tried such a case before the Nebraska Supreme Court where I sought…
  • Sep 10

    Ana Alliegro sentenced to time served

    Ana Alliegro sentenced to time served
    She was represented by Richard Klugh.Marc Caputo has the story here of the sentencing:The federal investigation into former Congressman David Rivera took another major step Wednesday when his close friend and political ally was sentenced for…
  • Sep 9

    Jose Padilla to be re-sentenced this morning

    Jose Padilla to be re-sentenced this morning
    Judge Cooke still has the case, this time on remand after the 11th Circuit said 17 years wasn't enough. Padilla couldn't have asked for a better lawyer to represent him this morning -- he's got the FPD Michael Caruso. Paula McMahon has the…
Rank this Week: 218

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Aronfeld Trial Lawyers

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Personal Injury Attorney in Miami: The World of Practicing Law in 2013

    Personal Injury Attorney in Miami: The World of Practicing Law in 2013
    It has become increasingly difficult for me reconcile the idyllic vision I enjoyed of the practice of personal injury law in the first two decades of my legal career with the reality of being an attorney in Miami in 2013. I took the Oath of…
  • Sep 26

    Hit By a Car Crossing the Street

    Hit By a Car Crossing the Street
    One of the very first things we all learn as children is to hold hands when we cross the street.  As we get older and realize that crossing a street is a “survivable” experience, the need to hold hands and the fear both…
  • Sep 24

    Florida’s Move Over Law: Stopping on a Highway is Extremely Dangerou

    Florida’s Move Over Law: Stopping on a Highway is Extremely Dangerou
    A horrifying scene played out on the Sawgrass Expressway in Broward County, Florida, when James Schneider, 35, pulled his pickup truck over and got out of the vehicle in an attempt to save a stranded cat.  During the cat rescue, a driver…
Rank this Week: 200

Florida Bankruptcy Law Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy in Orlando, Florida. By Jonathan Alper.

http://www.bankruptcyorlando.com/
  • Aug 6

    Business Bankruptcy Location: Where Can A Business File?

    Business Bankruptcy Location: Where Can A Business File?
    Where may a business file bankruptcy? The president of a small family business based in Georgia called me to ask whether his business could file a Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Florida. The business was a Georgia corporation with offices in…
  • Jul 23

    Does Pre-Bankruptcy Planning Permit Transfer Of Car Title To Spouse

    Does Pre-Bankruptcy Planning Permit Transfer Of Car Title To Spouse
    Bankruptcy debtors use their $4,000 wildcard exemptions most often to protect cars. The debtor can apply the wildcard only to cars in the debtor's name. For example, if a married couple is considering Chapter 7 bankruptcy and both of the…
  • Jul 17

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Strips Second Mortgage Notwithstanding Prior Chapter 7 Discharge: Court Hold

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Strips Second Mortgage Notwithstanding Prior Chapter 7 Discharge: Court Hold
    Chapter 13 bankruptcy offers debtors the opportunity to strip off a wholly unsecured second mortgage on their primary residence. Most courts have held that debtor’s mortgage is stripped from his house when he completes the Chapter 13 plan…
Rank this Week: 229

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Another Bogus Loitering & Prowling Charge Dismissed

    Another Bogus Loitering & Prowling Charge Dismissed
    Many folks live with a constant fear of police abuse. From what I've seen over the years, that fear is completely understandable, depending upon location, and economic standings. And, there are several different ways law enforcement abuse…
  • Sep 6

    Florida's DHSMV picks a fight with County Court Judge

    Florida's DHSMV picks a fight with County Court Judge
    For those of you that have kids, you've heard the phrase "no, I won't do it." Well, most kids don't really say "no, I'm not going to do that", but if you listen close to their responses, a parental translation of statements like "when I'm…
  • Aug 31

    Possession of Alprazolam and Hydrocodone Convictions Overturned

    Possession of Alprazolam and Hydrocodone Convictions Overturned
    Yes, the title of this article gives away the ending, but it's the journey, not the destination. FACTS: Daniel Shedd is just chilling, drinking a beer, driving his mom's car, when he was stopped by the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP). Shedd v.…
Rank this Week: 272

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/
  • Sep 14

    Freemantle - Brisbane Cruise Canceled: Princess Cruises To Finally Fix Sea Princess Engine

    Freemantle - Brisbane Cruise Canceled: Princess Cruises To Finally Fix Sea Princess Engine
    The Sea Princess is back in the news.  Following widespread coverage of "cruise from hell" articles about a noro-infected  cruise from Freemantle where the ship was nicknamed "Pandemic Princess," Princess Cruises announced that the…
  • Sep 13

    Carnival Reimburses Couple for Cruise After Kicking Them Off For Husband's "Minor Alzheimer Moment"

    Carnival Reimburses Couple for Cruise After Kicking Them Off For Husband's "Minor Alzheimer Moment"
    WTSP 10 in Tampa reports on a cruise where Carnival disembarked a couple in Cozumel from the Legend after the husband had a "minor Alzheimer's episode, leaving his stateroom alone at 4 a.m. for a cup of coffee." Carnival personnel claim that…
  • Sep 12

    23 Year Old Crew Member Overboard From M/S Serenissima

    23 Year Old Crew Member Overboard From M/S Serenissima
    A reader of Cruise Law News has informed us that a 23 year old female crew member disappeared from the M/S Serenissima cruise ship. A Greek newspaper has a short article about the disappearance. The crew member is reported missing north of…
Rank this Week: 303

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Sep 13

    Reducing Florida Van Accidents with These 5 Safety Tip

    Reducing Florida Van Accidents with These 5 Safety Tip
    There are several reasons why many individuals and businesses alike own 15-passenger vans. While they come in handy to transport goods, kids, church groups, and sports teams, they are also very dangerous. Unfortunately, those who drive and…
  • Sep 8

    What Every Parent Should Know About Child Safety Seats Before a Florida Car Crash

    What Every Parent Should Know About Child Safety Seats Before a Florida Car Crash
    Infant safety seats aren’t just a way of getting babies in and out of vehicles. While car seats can help transport kids from the house to the car, a car seat is more than that. Car seats can protect children in the event of a Florida…
  • Sep 4

    4 Signs to Reveal When You Need New Tire

    4 Signs to Reveal When You Need New Tire
    You may take your car in for an oil change when the light on your dashboard reminds you. But do you know when to replace your tires? Many people put off servicing their vehicles and inspecting their tires until it’s too late.…
Rank this Week: 293

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/
Rank this Week: 306

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/
  • Sep 12

    SFL Civil Ethics Friday, Continued: Inadvertent Disclosure of Privileged Material!

    SFL Civil Ethics Friday, Continued: Inadvertent Disclosure of Privileged Material!
    SFL sets the tone with his Ethics Seminar plug. (Anytime I see Tannebaum I review my malpractice policy limits.)If, like me, you "delegate" document production to your associates and "carefully" review the production before made, you've…
  • Sep 12

    DCDBA NTSF:SD:SUV Civil Ethics Seminar!

    DCDBA NTSF:SD:SUV Civil Ethics Seminar!
    That group with a lot of initials (actually, it's here) is having a seminar about a few important topics:1. Gun rights;2. Government overreach;3. Constitutional violations;4. Illegal drone wars;5. How to rock a hat in South Florida; and6.…
  • Sep 11

    I Don't Think Judge Tjoflat Likes These Tobacco Cases That Much.

    I Don't Think Judge Tjoflat Likes These Tobacco Cases That Much.
    He seems to think they don't belong in federal court any court:These consolidated appeals are yet another chapter in the ongoing tobacco litigation that began as a class action in Florida courts more than two decades ago and has since swollen…
Rank this Week: 304

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Flagler County Deputies Arrested Three People Over Labor Day Weekend

    Flagler County Deputies Arrested Three People Over Labor Day Weekend
    With extra patrols on hand, Flagler County deputies made three DUI arrests and conducted 247 traffic stops over the Labor Day Weekend. The extra patrols were conducted from Friday, Aug. 29, until Monday, Sept. 1. In total, deputies executed…
  • Aug 29

    Drivers Beware: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled in The Keys Labor Day Weekend

    Drivers Beware: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled in The Keys Labor Day Weekend
    Planning a trip to Key West for the holiday? There will be a DUI checkpoint on Stock Island, according to reports. As most Florida drivers know, there can be huge traffic delays in the Florida Keys if there is a crash on U.S. 1, which is the…
  • Aug 20

    Justin Bieber Escapes Jail Time in DUI Case

    Justin Bieber Escapes Jail Time in DUI Case
    Pop star Justin Bieber has agreed to a plea deal following a DUI arrest in Miami, Florida earlier this year, which will not include serving any jail time. In exchange for pleading guilty to careless driving and resisting arrest, the state…
Rank this Week: 256

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    19-Year-Old Man Accused of Raping 5-Year-Old Girl in Inverne

    19-Year-Old Man Accused of Raping 5-Year-Old Girl in Inverne
    A 19-year-old man with a self-described meth problem was arrested Monday and charged with raping a 5-year-old girl. The child is apparently the daughter of a woman with whom he is acquainted. Investigators claim the man, who is described as a…
  • Sep 9

    Clermont Drug Bust Results in Charges Against 74 Suspected Dealer

    Clermont Drug Bust Results in Charges Against 74 Suspected Dealer
    A ring of 74 suspected drug dealers allegedly infiltrating Lake County with cocaine, heroin and prescription pills have been charged with various drug-related charges. These arrests come after a four-month undercover investigation where the…
  • Sep 8

    Hernando Man Accused of Luring Teen Girl to Hotel for Sex

    Hernando Man Accused of Luring Teen Girl to Hotel for Sex
    Deputies allege that a San Antonio man arranged to meet what he thought was a 13-year-old girl at a Brooksville hotel for sex. The 61-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on charges of attempted lewd and lascivious behavior, traveling to…
Rank this Week: 289

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 18

    No error found in mortgage fraud guilty plea

    No error found in mortgage fraud guilty plea
    Rodriguez challenged her guilty plea to conspiracy to commit the federal crimes of mail fraud and wire fraud arguing that her plea was not knowing or voluntary. She also claimed her plea should not have been accepted by the district judge…
  • Jun 17

    Speedy trial motion was not timely but defendant overturns his sentence

    Speedy trial motion was not timely but defendant overturns his sentence
    Isaacson appealed his conviction following a jury trial for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and mail fraud and securities fraud. The conspiracy defrauded investors through a hedge fund that placed money in shell companies with no assets or…
  • Jun 17

    Evidence of marriage fraud by three brothers in their bid for citizenship was enough to convict

    Evidence of marriage fraud by three brothers in their bid for citizenship was enough to convict
    The defendants in U.S. v. Chahla were three brothers from Syria who were convicted following a jury trial of various federal crimes in connection with their fraudulent marriages and their subsequent attempt to procure citizenship. The three…
Rank this Week: 252

Orlando Injury Information

Orlando Injury Information

Covers news and information related to personal injury law. By Earle & Smith.

http://orlandoinjuryinfo.com
  • May 20

    Congratulations to Associate, Amy J. Carter

    Congratulations to Associate, Amy J. Carter
    May 20, 2014 We are pleased to announce that associate attorney, Amy J. Carter, has been selected as a fellow to join the 2014-2015 class of The Florida Bar’s Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy.  Ms. Carter was selected as one…
  • Dec 9

    Help a Child Get a New Bike For Christma

    Help a Child Get a New Bike For Christma
    Post By: C. Todd Smith We’re helping Kiwanis Clubs this holiday season by raising money to purchase new bicycles for less fortunate children in the Orlando community. I participated in this project last year and had a great time at the…
  • Sep 11

    Remembering 9/11 and Service to Other

    Remembering 9/11 and Service to Other
    As we remember the sadness and tragedy of 9/11, I’m also reminded of the way our country and communities came together in the days that followed. A spirit of service and volunteerism emerged as we honored the bravery of our first…
Rank this Week: 300

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Sep 14

    New Jersey Court Modifies Local Rules in Hurricane Sandy Case

    New Jersey Court Modifies Local Rules in Hurricane Sandy Case
    The October 29, 2014, deadline for policyholders to file a flood proof of loss is now less than two months away. The New Jersey federal court is continuing to accelerate resolution of pending Hurricane Sandy cases by shortening the time…
  • Sep 13

    Good Faith Performance Requires Prompt Payment of Undisputed Amounts of Benefit

    Good Faith Performance Requires Prompt Payment of Undisputed Amounts of Benefit
    The title to this blog probably has many insurance claims managers saying under their breath, ‘No joke, Chip. Tell me something I was not taught on the first week of the job I have been doing for my adult life.’ But, what happens…
  • Sep 13

    Florida Public Adjusters Pay It Forward Campaign

    Florida Public Adjusters Pay It Forward Campaign
    Members of the Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (FAPIA) have been representing policyholders with insurance claims since the association was formed after Hurricane Andrew but now the adjusters are taking on a new role to…
Rank this Week: 324

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 414

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Sep 10

    An Analysis of Florida’s Laws Regarding Human Trafficking

    An Analysis of Florida’s Laws Regarding Human Trafficking
    Florida laws, like the Federal laws, have strict legislation on the books regarding Human Trafficking. Under Florida General Statutes 787.06 the Legislature finds that human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. Victims of human…
  • Sep 8

    Methamphetamine Charges and Sentencing in Florida

    Methamphetamine Charges and Sentencing in Florida
    Methamphetamine is an illegal drug that causes almost immediate addiction, according to those addicts who have used the drug and in all scientific studies. In Florida, it is illegal to possess methamphetamine, manufacture methamphetamine and…
  • Sep 4

    Florida Jail House Calls as Evidence

    Florida Jail House Calls as Evidence
    While in jail awaiting trial or release on bond, many inmates find the need to continuously telephone their family, their friends, and their lawyer from inside the jail. Inmates continuously telephone the outside world for many reasons:…
Rank this Week: 355

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements Facing Large Lawsuit

    Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements Facing Large Lawsuit
    A resident of Oregon, Betty Schwartz, has filed a major personal injury and products liability case against the manufacturer of a metal-on-metal hip joint replacement, claiming multiple sources of damages. The lawsuit alleges that the…
  • Aug 29

    GM Lawsuit to Reopen after Major Recall

    GM Lawsuit to Reopen after Major Recall
    Early this month, automotive giant GM failed in their attempt to keep a Georgia court from reopening a products liability case due to their massive recall started last year. In 2010, young Brooke Melton was killed when her vehicle…
  • Aug 13

    What to Do After a Car Accident

    What to Do After a Car Accident
    Unfortunately for South Florida drivers, almost everyone will be involved in a car accident at some point in their lives. Accidents can be stressful, even if it is a minor bump in the parking lot, and dealing with the after effects of…
Rank this Week: 396

Black's Law

Black's Law

Roy Black blogs his thoughts, tells his stories and writes his blog to help him think and work out ideas.

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • Sep 3

    Voir Dire: 2014

    Voir Dire: 2014
    We started the first trial in my law school class. The initial exercise was jury selection. I coached the students while they were standing in front of the jury box doing the exercise and later I sent the following notes to them:
  • Jul 24

    Bulldogging in Miami

    Bulldogging in Miami
    Naturally I read the legal commentary following Nel's cross of Pistorius. Most lawyers were critical, labeling Nel's sarcasm and bullying as argumentative and thus objectionable in a US court. While I generally agree with those observations,…
  • May 31

    Be Like LeBron

    Be Like LeBron
    Last night I watched the Miami Heat crush the Indiana pacers to win the Eastern Conference Finals. This victory was notable for two reasons: the Pacers were designed to beat the Heat and their defense specifically created to stop LeBron…
Rank this Week: 326

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. by Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Aug 25

    BBR Retained to Help Injured Ft. Lauderdale Yacht Crew Member

    BBR Retained to Help Injured Ft. Lauderdale Yacht Crew Member
    The Florida Board Certified maritime lawyers of BBR have been retained to represent a crew member who became injured while working aboard a yacht docked in Ft. Lauderdale. In this case, a deck hand suffered serious back injury when ordered…
  • Aug 13

    Injured Arkansas Cruise Passenger Retains BBR Lawyer

    Injured Arkansas Cruise Passenger Retains BBR Lawyer
    An Arkansas passenger who took a cruise aboard the Carnival Sunshine retained our lawyers after slipping on the Lido Deck. This particular cruise ship is known to our lawyers as having issues with its exterior decks. In this case, the…
  • Jul 9

    Biscayne Bay Boat Accident Victim Retains Brais, Brais & Rusak

    Biscayne Bay Boat Accident Victim Retains Brais, Brais & Rusak
    Our law firm has been retained by a deckhand who was injured while working aboard a recreational boat on Biscayne Bay. Court papers allege our client was cleaning up after a party when the owner of the boat collided with a piling located…
Rank this Week: 405

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Can a Day Care Center Facility That Has Closed Its Door Be Sued for Negligence?

    Can a Day Care Center Facility That Has Closed Its Door Be Sued for Negligence?
    Police: Montco day care worker abused kids Posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 4:00 pm | Updated: 7:20 am, Wed Aug 13, 2014. By Matt Coughlin Staff Writer A former Whitpain KinderCare employee allegedly broke the arm of a 1-year-old, struck…
  • Aug 14

    Is a Georgia Day Care Center Liable for the Death of a Child When There are Rule Violations?

    Is a Georgia Day Care Center Liable for the Death of a Child When There are Rule Violations?
    By Scott Zahler, Attorney and David Wolf, Attorney Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network In Brunswick, Georgia and other cities, day care centers are responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of the children enrolled in the…
  • Aug 14

    Are Infants at Risk During Sleep Time at Day Care Centers?

    Are Infants at Risk During Sleep Time at Day Care Centers?
    By David Wolf, Attorney Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network In California and other States, parents depend on day care center to watch over their children while they are at work. Most people recognize that there may be dangers in a…
Rank this Week: 460

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

http://www.maritimeinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 423

Florida Foreclosure Defense…

Florida Foreclosure Defense Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridaforeclosuredefenselawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 463

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as foreclosure defense. By Christie D. Arkovich, P.A.

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Watch out for Scam Bill Collectors Calling after a Bankruptcy is Filed

    Watch out for Scam Bill Collectors Calling after a Bankruptcy is Filed
    I don't know if this is occurring to our Florida bankruptcy clients, but I imagine it is. The ABI I have a warning for you about scam bill collectors. Criminal gangs are posing as law enforcement officials. They are calling people and…
  • Aug 30

    Stop Continued Calls by Mortgage Company

    Stop Continued Calls by Mortgage Company
    Many of our Tampa Bay, Florida clients facing foreclosure want to speak with their mortgage company and reach some kind of agreement for a loan mod, deed in lieu, cash for keys or short sale. Many do not. They've been there and done that…
  • Aug 15

    Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Race - I urge you to tell everyone you know down there to vote for Jessica Ticktin

    Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Race - I urge you to tell everyone you know down there to vote for Jessica Ticktin
    Our firm doesn't practice much in South Florida because it's a little too far from our base in Tampa. But word has gotten around hundreds of miles away that the incumbent Judge Lewis leaves a lot to be desired in a Judge and it is…
Rank this Week: 557

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    Finality and its Three Exception

    Finality and its Three Exception
    The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals recent decision in In re Donald J. Donovan, 532 F. 3rd 1134 (11th Cir. 2008) dealt with an appeal of the Bankruptcy Court's denial of an unsecured creditor's motion to dismiss a chapter 7 case as…
  • Sep 12

    Constitutional, Equitable, Statutory Mootness, and Denial of Cert.

    Constitutional, Equitable, Statutory Mootness, and Denial of Cert.
    The Circuit Court of Appeals of the 3rd Circuit recently issued its opinion in In re SCH Corp., et al, 2014 WL 2724606 in which it had the occasion  to review the application of the doctrine of "equitable mootness". The…
  • Sep 10

    "Party Aggrieved" Requirement for Appeal of a Bankruptcy Court Order

    "Party Aggrieved" Requirement for Appeal of a Bankruptcy Court Order
    On September 4, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision focusing on the "party aggrieved" doctrine in the case of Benjamin Atkinson v. Ernie Haire Ford, Inc. (In Re: Ernie Ford,…
Rank this Week: 536

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/
Rank this Week: 644

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    SFFD Fine Against Property Owner Points to Example of When Seemingly Minor Infraction Can Lead to Major Disaster

    SFFD Fine Against Property Owner Points to Example of When Seemingly Minor Infraction Can Lead to Major Disaster
    In the scheme of things, a fine or a single building code violation leveled against a landlord may not seem to be mean much to the layman, and there are plenty of responsible property owners who will properly attend to remediating the cause…
  • Sep 12

    Intracranial Hematomas: Looking at a Dangerous Brain Injury

    Intracranial Hematomas: Looking at a Dangerous Brain Injury
    In yesterday’s blog entry, we discussed the tragic death of a woman injured in the Napa earthquake. While that post looked at the cause of that injury, a television toppling over during the quake, this blog entry takes a closer look at…
  • Sep 12

    San Mateo Collision Is Example of Perils for Pedestrians That Go Beyond Crosswalk

    San Mateo Collision Is Example of Perils for Pedestrians That Go Beyond Crosswalk
    As we have seen on these pages numerous times, the act of being a pedestrian is not an easy one, at least not on American streets. But as San Francisco pedestrian accident attorney Gregory J. Brod would point out, there are multiple perils…
Rank this Week: 867

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

Covers the many flavors of appellate issues and law. By Dorothy Easley.

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 891

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Sep 12

    Why is Personal Injury Experience Important for Attorneys and Clients?

    Why is Personal Injury Experience Important for Attorneys and Clients?
    I recently came across an article written by Mark Bassingthwaighte, a risk manager for a professional liability insurance company, about attorneys that don’t normally take on personal injury cases “dabbling” in the practice…
  • Sep 11

    How do lawyers get paid?

    How do lawyers get paid?
    Attorneys get paid many different ways, depending on the practice area. But let’s explain how our Florida law firm handles cases. If you get in an accident and you are afraid you cannot afford to hire a lawyer, think again. We are proud…
  • Sep 10

    Jupiter Fisherman’s Body Found 5 Miles From Jensen Beach

    Jupiter Fisherman’s Body Found 5 Miles From Jensen Beach
    Last Wednesday morning witnesses noticed a boat floating in the water and realized that there was no captain on board. The boat belonged to 66-year-old fisherman and Jupiter, Fla. resident, John McAllister, who was last seen the night before…
Rank this Week: 538

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Sep 10

    The post appeared first on…

    The post appeared first on boyerlawfirmblog.com.
  • Sep 9

    Import Products to the US and Florida

    Import Products to the US and Florida
    If you are interested in or currently importing products to the United States, then it is important to ensure that you are abiding by US Customs laws. As trade between countries increases and the world becomes more globalized, there are…
  • Sep 4

    Opening a Restaurant in Florida to Expand in the US

    Opening a Restaurant in Florida to Expand in the US
    South Florida has become a gateway to the US market for many foreign companies, especially in the food business. Many companies are starting their business in this market and using it as a stepping stone to expand throughout the United…
Rank this Week: 590

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/
  • Sep 10

    Boating Accidents in Miami and Florida Getting Worse as Bigger Boats and Crowded Bays Become a Reality

    Boating Accidents in Miami and Florida Getting Worse as Bigger Boats and Crowded Bays Become a Reality
    Over the Fourth of July weekend this year, a 32-foot boat and a 36-foot boat collided on Key Biscayne, killing four people and seriously injuring three boaters. While the investigation is still ongoing, there is evidence to suggest that…
  • Sep 5

    Hollywood Health Workers Try New System to Prevent Mistakes and Patient Injury

    Hollywood Health Workers Try New System to Prevent Mistakes and Patient Injury
    In the aviation industry, briefs and checklist are often used to prevent airplane crashes and errors in Hollywood and other communities. The healthcare system in Hollywood is now using a similar method in six area hospitals to improve patient…
  • Sep 2

    Miami-Dade Judge Takes on Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Miami-Dade Judge Takes on Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    Florida’s workers’ compensation law is about 80 years old and has garnered controversy for years. The law is meant to help employees who are injured in work-related accidents in Miami and in other cities. The idea behind the law…
Rank this Week: 575

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/
  • Sep 10

    Reinstatement After OIG Exclusion is Not Automatic

    Reinstatement After OIG Exclusion is Not Automatic
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law An issue we frequently handle is Office of Inspector General (OIG) exclusion from the Medicare program following a conviction for a…
  • Aug 25

    The ABCs of IRB

    The ABCs of IRB
    By Lenis L. Archer, J.D., M.P.H., The Health Law Firm The field of scientific research presents many challenges to academics. When research is performed on human subjects in a health care setting, the stakes are even higher. …
  • Aug 21

    Has Healthcare Compliance Gone Too Far?

    Has Healthcare Compliance Gone Too Far?
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm From large hospital systems to solo practitioners, there is no escaping healthcare compliance in the industry. The concept of compliance can spark different thoughts in different people. For…
Rank this Week: 759

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Provides updates and commentary on whistleblower cases. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 10

    U.S. Joins Whistleblowers’ Case Involving Spinal Implant

    U.S. Joins Whistleblowers’ Case Involving Spinal Implant
    The Justice Department announced that the U.S. has intervened in a qui tam lawsuit brought by two whistleblowers alleging violations of the False Claims Act and filed its own lawsuit alleging violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute against…
  • Sep 4

    US Intervenes in False Claims Act Case Against Hospice Provider

    US Intervenes in False Claims Act Case Against Hospice Provider
    The United States has partially intervened in two qui tam lawsuits by three whistleblowers alleging violations of the False Claims Act by Evercare Hospice and Palliative Care (“Evercare”) now known as Optum Palliative and Hospice…
  • Aug 26

    Health System Settles False Claims Act Case for $98.15 Million

    Health System Settles False Claims Act Case for $98.15 Million
    Community Health Systems, Inc. (“CMS”) has agreed to settle several whistleblowers’ qui tam lawsuits  that it violated the False Claims Act and the Stark Law. According to its website, CMS is one the nation’s…
Rank this Week: 807

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

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

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 8

    Injury or Accident in a Florida or National Park

    Injury or Accident in a Florida or National Park
    Summer in Florida is an excellent time to enjoy the great outdoors. State parks and national parks allow Floridians to experience many types of enjoyable outdoor recreation. For example, swimming and boating in Florida’s many lakes and…
  • Sep 4

    Aggravation of a Pre-existing Condition After an Accident

    Aggravation of a Pre-existing Condition After an Accident
    The most common defense in a personal injury claim is that the Plaintiffs injuries were pre-existing.  This is a favorite tactic of the big automobile insurance carriers (State Farm, Allstate, Geico, and Progressive)  It is fairly…
  • Sep 3

    $1.4 Million Verdict Against GEICO For Back Injury

    $1.4 Million Verdict Against GEICO For Back Injury
    A Back injury and resulting Back surgery following a car accident should make insurance companies nervous.  However, in the last couple of years the large insurance carriers (GEICO, State Farm,  Allstate,…
Rank this Week: 534

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, medical malpractice and workers compensation. By Lawrence Law Group.

http://www.jacksonvilleinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 780

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Man Who Served 30 Years On Death Row Is Innocent

    Man Who Served 30 Years On Death Row Is Innocent
    Most of us have said it and/or thought it, at some point. “Why the hell does it take so long to kill death row inmates?” In some instances, it literally takes several decades from sentencing to execution. Many have called this a…
  • Aug 21

    “Prosecutors of Ray Allen Intruders Are Following The Law”

    “Prosecutors of Ray Allen Intruders Are Following The Law”
    As a former burglary victim and father of three young children, I especially feel for Ray Allen and his family. I thoroughly understand why they’re demanding the arrest and maximum charge for all intruders who brazenly entered their…
  • Aug 4

    “Parents Now Arrested For Things My Parents Did…Frequently”

    “Parents Now Arrested For Things My Parents Did…Frequently”
    My parents would be deemed career criminals by today’s standards. That’s not to suggest that I believe that they ever committed any criminal acts. It’s just that the things they did with me and my siblings back in the…
Rank this Week: 527

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/
  • Sep 3

    Florida's Workers' Compensation System Unconstitutional, So Says 11th Circuit Court Judge Jorge Cueto

    Florida's Workers' Compensation System Unconstitutional, So Says 11th Circuit Court Judge Jorge Cueto
    In 1935, Florida first enacted a body of statutory laws, contained in Chapter 440 of Florida's statutes, creating a workers' compensation system for Florida's employers and employees. The idea was to provide a greater degree of certainty and…
  • Aug 31

    Personal Injury Lawyers Should Take Medicare Liens Seriously

    Personal Injury Lawyers Should Take Medicare Liens Seriously
    There was a time when few personal injury lawyers gave a moments thought to satisfying liens when wrapping up personal injury cases. Medicare liens, most especially. Woe is the fate of the personal injury lawyer who operates that way today.…
  • Aug 22

    Tablo Sivivan Lanmò Abizif nan Florid - Retounen pa Demann Popilè

    Tablo Sivivan Lanmò Abizif nan Florid - Retounen pa Demann Popilè
    Se difisil pou konprann kiles ki ka kalifye pou konpansasyon anba "Lalwa Sivivan Lanmò Abizif nan Florid," seksyon 768.16 jiska 768.26; se tankou konplete yon devinèt. Anba gen yon tablo ki fasil a konprann ki montre…
Rank this Week: 504

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: 895

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Estate Planning: Dealing with your digital death instead of before

    Estate Planning: Dealing with your digital death instead of before
    Portland company WebCease is making waves in the probate and estate-planning community by helping attorneys and grieving families locate the deceased's digital accounts. CEO Glenn Williamson aims to be the first to provide this service to…
  • Aug 18

    Three Documents Every 18-Year-Old Should Sign

    Three Documents Every 18-Year-Old Should Sign
    As most young adults are about to return to college, most parents do not think about the fact that not that their child is 18 they are an adult in the eyes of the law. Deborah Jacobs has written an article on this in Forbes outlining two…
  • Aug 14

    Do I need to go through a lawyer to make a will in Florida or can I use a website like legalzoom?

    Do I need to go through a lawyer to make a will in Florida or can I use a website like legalzoom?
    You can use a website or create your own will in Florida, but we find that some people do not create valid wills, or create wills that do things other than what they want. We only charge $200 for a will so an online will does not save very…
Rank this Week: 674