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Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

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

http://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: 41

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jun 15

    Violation of FCCPA Results in Client Getting Paid by Debt Collector

    Violation of FCCPA Results in Client Getting Paid by Debt Collector
    Case Outcome:  Dismissal of debt collection lawsuit, and Client recovers money due to FCCPA violation Plaintiff: Barclays Bank Delaware Plaintiff’s Law Firm: Hayt, Hayt & Landau, P.L. Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Ms. Dana…
  • May 13

    9 Worst Cars to Avoid Buying

    9 Worst Cars to Avoid Buying
    A recent news story discussed the 9 new worst cars, based on ratings compiled by Consumer Reports.   The ratings were based on a combination of factors, including safety, road-test scores, projected reliability, and owner…
  • May 11

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Client Review: Auto Fraud Case

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Client Review: Auto Fraud Case
    Client:  Latasha Client Review:  I went to Taras Rudnitsky law firm back in September of 2014 with a major problem where a car dealership did some illegal things from illegal repossession of the truck I purchased from the dealership…
Rank this Week: 55

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 61

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Did This Lawsuit Hasten Debbie's Resignation?

    Did This Lawsuit Hasten Debbie's Resignation?
    It was either Putin or Beck & Lee:“There are essentially six legal claims we are asserting in this lawsuit on behalf of the composed class members,” said attorney Jared Beck in a YouTube video announcing the lawsuit.…
  • Jul 22

    Pay Day!

    Pay Day!
    Good news! Republicans are FINALLY helping someone's economy!It’s been a great week for gay escorts in Cleveland. Male prostitutes contacted by The Post said business is booming and Republican National Convention attendees — most…
  • Jul 21

    The Last of the Mohican

    The Last of the Mohican
    If only!Former President George W. Bush in April privately revealed his concerns that Donald Trump could permanently bring down the Republican Party, according to a new report.“I’m worried that I will be the last Republican…
Rank this Week: 65

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    IN COLD BLOOD

    IN COLD BLOOD
    Here's our take on the police shooting an unarmed black therapist who was lying on his back with his hands in the air:Trial and appellate courts often hold that people who the police claim consented to search had a right to refuse. We…
  • Jul 22

    A LITTLE FRIDAY THROWBACK

    A LITTLE FRIDAY THROWBACK
    A little Village people coming at ya...Site Feed
  • Jul 21

    ANCHORS AWEIGH

    ANCHORS AWEIGH
    Ahoy there matey!Who is this swabby? Why is he running for judge?Is it ethical to appear in active US Military uniform while running for judge? Should the official Navy Emblem be on his website?We're sorry and most of our readers are too…
Rank this Week: 86

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Investor Alert: former Wells Fargo advisor Bradley Smegal

    Investor Alert: former Wells Fargo advisor Bradley Smegal
    According to reports, fired Wells Fargo investment adviser Bradley Smegal is facing federal securities fraud charges for allegedly stealing more than $5 million from clients. Authorities purportedly allege that from…
  • Jul 20

    Possible huge step forward for investors.

    Possible huge step forward for investors.
    It is being reported that FINRA’s board of governors is privately debating the creation of a relief fund for unpaid arbitration awards. Such a fund, which has been pushed for by PIABA (the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association,…
  • Jul 19

    Jonothon Lieberman barred from securities industry.

    Jonothon Lieberman barred from securities industry.
    According to FINRA, Jonothon Michael Lieberman (CRD #2237428, Woodbury, New York) recently submitted an AWC in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any capacity. Without admitting or denying the findings, Lieberman…
Rank this Week: 94

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Jul 22

    Common terms used in construction contract

    Common terms used in construction contract
    Before you get involved in any type of construction agreement, you should work to understand the contract involved. Construction contracts can become complicated, so it's a good idea to work with a construction law professional to vet…
  • Jul 8

    Florida homeowners deal with serious stucco woe

    Florida homeowners deal with serious stucco woe
    Florida homeowners in one community are facing serious home damage that comes from defective stucco installation. In the homes in question, the drainage system was allegedly not installed property in a certain type of stucco installation,…
  • Jun 24

    Working alongside condominium boards to resolve issue

    Working alongside condominium boards to resolve issue
    Homeowners associations and condominium boards have a lot on their plates. If you are part of such an organization, you might work to advertise the property, get in new tenants or owners, create rule structures that protect everyone and...
Rank this Week: 121

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/
  • Jun 25

    Can A Long, Legal Sentence Violate the Constitution?

    Can A Long, Legal Sentence Violate the Constitution?
    “Comparison is the death of joy.”  – Mark Twain Our brains are constantly sizing up other people, and it should come as no surprise that there is always someone with less body fat and a bigger bank account.…
  • Jun 17

    New Law for Technical Violations of Probation

    New Law for Technical Violations of Probation
    Rum Point, Grand Cayman Every profession has its own language, and its hard for outsiders to grasp what’s happening, especially given the acronyms thrown around.  Our military excels at the creation of acronyms.  For example,…
  • Jun 16

    High Driving Is Safer Than Sober

    High Driving Is Safer Than Sober
    Professional athletes are always trying to optimize their performance.  That’s their job.  Training helps performance.  Diet helps performance.  Meditation helps performance.  And, drugs help performance.…
Rank this Week: 108

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Jan 31

    Are Your Tires Registered for Recalls? They Might Not Be

    Are Your Tires Registered for Recalls? They Might Not Be
    Our tires are literally where the rubber meets the road. While it is critical to have a vehicle’s engine and transmission operational, good tires are also essential in order for a car to get from Point A to Point B. Unfortunately, many…
  • Jan 28

    Did You Experience a Slip and Fall Injury in a Store’s Restroom?

    Did You Experience a Slip and Fall Injury in a Store’s Restroom?
    In the event you have to use the restroom when you are out in public, the restroom’s cleanliness might be of concern; however, it probably never crosses your mind that it could be a dangerous place. Unfortunately, restrooms at…
  • Jan 23

    When Theft Occurs Inside the Walls of Florida Nursing Home Facilitie

    When Theft Occurs Inside the Walls of Florida Nursing Home Facilitie
    Nursing home residents used to be given a great level of attention and care, but sadly it has gotten worse over the years due to overcrowded nursing homes and the lack of staff. With the flood of more senior citizens in need of constant…
Rank this Week: 96

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Hollander Law Firm.

http://www.south-florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 25

    $2.2M UIM Injury Verdict Affirmed by 10th Circuit

    $2.2M UIM Injury Verdict Affirmed by 10th Circuit
    In the case of Etheringon v. Owners Insurance Co., the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a $2.25 million verdict against a car insurance company for engaging in bad faith during settlement of an underinsured motorist (UIM)…
  • Jul 22

    NHTSA Questions Safety of Self-Driving Cars After Fatal Florida Car Accident

    NHTSA Questions Safety of Self-Driving Cars After Fatal Florida Car Accident
    In early May, a fatal car accident on a Florida highway seemed like just one of the many tragedies that occur on our roads daily. The driver, a 40-year-old from Canton, Ohio operating a Tesla car in Williston, Florida, had crashed into a…
  • Jul 19

    Bernardoni v. City of Saginaw – Sidewalk Trip-and-Fall Accident Lawsuit

    Bernardoni v. City of Saginaw – Sidewalk Trip-and-Fall Accident Lawsuit
    Sidewalks are constructed solely for the purpose of providing a safe space to travel on foot, out of the way of cars or other traffic. Unfortunately, many sidewalks are a threat in and of themselves. Specifically, they can be a fall risk if…
Rank this Week: 212

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: 308

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

Discusses short-term and long-term disability cases. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.disabilitylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 213

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/insights-news/
  • Jul 19

    FLSA Supervisor Training Just Makes Sense

    FLSA Supervisor Training Just Makes Sense
    Many employers responded to rising harassment liability prudently by requiring supervisory employees to attend mandatory anti-harassment training.  And the statistical evidence suggests that supervisor training and other…
  • Jul 18

    Fourth Circuit Reverses Virginia District Court and Holds That Fire Captains Are Non-Exempt Employees Under FLSA in Overtime Case

    Fourth Circuit Reverses Virginia District Court and Holds That Fire Captains Are Non-Exempt Employees Under FLSA in Overtime Case
    In its recent decision in Morrison v. County of Fairfax, Virginia, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reversed the Eastern District Court of Virginia, and held that a group of Fairfax County fire Captains were entitled…
  • Jul 18

    PCT Attends DRI Diversity Seminar in Chicago

    PCT Attends DRI Diversity Seminar in Chicago
    PCT Managing Partner Scott Johnson attended the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Diversity for Success Seminar in Chicago on June 9-10. This annual event provides law firms and corporations with an overview of national diversity and…
Rank this Week: 234

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

Focuses on including international arbitration, real estate investment and land development, financing, foreign investment and tax, Miami’s new zoning code (Miami 21), public-private partnerships, hospitality, and construction in Miami, Florida. By Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    GAO Bid Protest Reform

    GAO Bid Protest Reform
    Debates in Washington over expenditures associated with military-related bid protests are fueling new legislation that could curtail protest efforts. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) handles bid protests filed by entities…
  • Jul 14

    How South Florida Real Estate Developers Are Reducing Litigation Risk

    How South Florida Real Estate Developers Are Reducing Litigation Risk
    Leading up to the Great Recession of 2008, properties throughout South Florida were being bought only to be subsequently resold at a profit.  This “flipping” of properties culminated in an unsustainably-inflated real estate…
  • Jul 5

    Bisnow Power Series: Women of Influence

    Bisnow Power Series: Women of Influence
    Bilzin Sumberg Real Estate Practice Group Leader, Suzanne M. Amaducci-Adams, will act as moderator of Bisnow’s Power Series event, Women of Influence, where panelists will discuss what is driving South Florida’s top…
Rank this Week: 292

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

Covers Insurance Law. By the Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.A.

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Accidents Involving Rental Car

    Accidents Involving Rental Car
    Although it is now the “off-season” in Florida, we are a Mecca for tourists who often rent cars. Unfamiliarity with the vehicle and the local roads sometimes results in these tourists causing accidents. Unfortunately, if this…
  • May 25

    Personal Articles Policy- Protecting Jewelry, Artwork and more

    Personal Articles Policy- Protecting Jewelry, Artwork and more
    Most standard homeowner’s policies provide coverage for damage to personal property. Personal property includes such things as clothing, furniture, artwork, jewelry, furs, firearms and electronic devices. However, this coverage is…
  • Apr 19

    What is animal liability coverage and why you should add it to your Homeowner’s Policy

    What is animal liability coverage and why you should add it to your Homeowner’s Policy
    Back in November I wrote a blog post called “Insurance coverage for dog bites?” It discussed dog bite claims and the difficulty in getting the homeowner’s insurer for a dog owner to pay the claim. This difficulty arises from…
Rank this Week: 172

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Appeals Court Rules GM Can’t Use Bankruptcy to Avoid Lawsuit

    Appeals Court Rules GM Can’t Use Bankruptcy to Avoid Lawsuit
    A federal appeals court recently overturned a ruling by a federal bankruptcy judge that protected the reorganized General Motors Co. from lawsuits over defective ignition switches, and now the company potentially faces billions of dollars in…
  • Jul 4

    Leave the Fireworks to the Professionals and Enjoy a Safe July 4th

    Leave the Fireworks to the Professionals and Enjoy a Safe July 4th
    When you think of Americana, some things readily come to mind – patriotism, baseball, apple pie and fireworks on the Fourth of July to name a few. While these pyrotechnics have become almost synonymous with our Independence Day…
  • Jun 20

    What Really Distracts Our Teens behind the Wheel?

    What Really Distracts Our Teens behind the Wheel?
    For most people, Memorial Day marks the start of the carefree days of summer; for teen drivers, however, the 100 days following this holiday are considered the deadliest. Once school lets out, most teens are focused on having a good time with…
Rank this Week: 326

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 257

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jun 30

    The Only 5 Questions Needed To Make A Lawyer Take Your Auto Accident Case

    The Only 5 Questions Needed To Make A Lawyer Take Your Auto Accident Case
    There are only 5 things a personal injury lawyer wants to know before taking on your automobile accident case.  Yes, there are a lot of specific facts that they will need to delve into.  No personal injury case is exactly the same,…
  • Jun 3

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)
    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens) Multi-Specialty firm is seeking a full-time Legal Intake & Assistant. This position is more than just an initial point of contact for potential client matters. It will include occasional…
  • Jun 3

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)
    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens) Multi-Specialty firm is seeking a full-time Legal Intake & Assistant. This position is more than just an initial point of contact for potential client matters. It will include occasional…
Rank this Week: 311

South Florida Injury Law Blog

South Florida Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjurylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 323

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.ocalainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Changes Needed as Diagnostic Errors Become More Frequent

    Changes Needed as Diagnostic Errors Become More Frequent
    Diagnostic errors are defined as any mistake or failure in the diagnostic process leading to missed, wrong, or delayed diagnoses.  Diagnostic errors make up the largest number of malpractice claims in the U.S. today.  Researchers at…
  • Aug 27

    State Supreme Court Rules on Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Medical Malpractice Case

    State Supreme Court Rules on Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Medical Malpractice Case
    Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of Mississippi allowed a victim of alleged medical malpractice to put up an expert witness to testify as to whether the victim may have avoided having a stroke had the defendant hospital…
  • Aug 19

    Three Dead, Five Injured in Fatal Lecanto Car Accident

    Three Dead, Five Injured in Fatal Lecanto Car Accident
    Late last month, a fatal accident tragically claimed the lives of one young couple and injured six other people. According to one local news source, the accident occurred around 4:40 in the afternoon in Lecanto, Florida, between W. Grover…
Rank this Week: 283

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal…

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, civil litigation, personal injury, and immigration news.

http://www.ameritrustlawgroup.com/legal-blog/
  • May 26

    Former NFL Players Sue NFL for Over-Prescribing Painkiller

    Former NFL Players Sue NFL for Over-Prescribing Painkiller
    The NFL is facing a lawsuit from former NFL players who claim all 32 teams illegally obtained painkillers and pushed them to players to keep them playing through injuries. The lawsuit claims the painkillers were prescribed without any regard…
  • May 18

    Turner Grain Bankruptcy Moves into Chapter 7 Liquidation

    Turner Grain Bankruptcy Moves into Chapter 7 Liquidation
    The contentious bankruptcy of Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley took an important turn on Thursday May 14, 2015 when a federal bankruptcy judge agreed to convert the company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy into Chapter 7 liquidation.…
  • May 12

    American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    American Eagle Energy filed chapter 11 bankruptcy after falling crude oil prices hurt the Colorado-based company. American Eagle Energy purchases and develops oil across oil fields in Montana and North Dakota. The company missed an interest…
Rank this Week: 314

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

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

http://www.juryblog.com
  • May 12

    “I don’t believe in the jury system”

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

    Fundamental Error to Restrict Lawyer’s Questions During Voir Dire

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

    How to Save a Potentially Contaminated Jury Panel

    How to Save a Potentially Contaminated Jury Panel
    During jury selection in a civil trial a prospective juror stated in open court that he was familiar with one of the defendant’s expert medical witnesses. The juror said the expert had “kind of screwed-up my dad’s…
Rank this Week: 225

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Covers asbestos litigation, claims and exposure. By Reyes, O'Shea & Coloca, P.A.

http://www.mesothelioma-lawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 10

    Georgia Pacific Finances Articles Meant To Cast Doubt On The Toxic Effects Of Chrysotile Asbesto

    Georgia Pacific Finances Articles Meant To Cast Doubt On The Toxic Effects Of Chrysotile Asbesto
    Georgia-Pacific LLC was founded in 1927 as the Georgia Hardwood Lumber Company. Now, after years of expanding and acquisitions, Georgia Pacific is one of the world's leading manufacturers and distributors of tissue, pulp, paper, toilet and…
  • Sep 20

    Product Liability -When Can You Seek Emotional Distress Damages?

    Product Liability -When Can You Seek Emotional Distress Damages?
    Product Liability, as defined by Black's Law Dictionary is: ... the legal liability of manufacturers and sellers to compensate buyers, users, and even bystanders, for damages or injuries suffered because of defects in goods purchased. …
  • Sep 20

    Product Liability -When Can You Seek Emotional Distress Damages?

    Product Liability -When Can You Seek Emotional Distress Damages?
    Product Liability, as defined by Black’s Law Dictionary is: … the legal liability of manufacturers and sellers to compensate buyers, users, and even bystanders, for damages or injuries suffered because of defects in goods…
Rank this Week: 171

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: 130

Musings on Immigration

Musings on Immigration

Covers immigration issues, including current political and social events and their impact on immigration law and reform. By Kuck Casablanca LLC.

http://www.immigration.net/Blog
  • Aug 20

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?
    Recently, the USCIS conducted a survey of more than 5,000 “stakeholders” (folks who care about and participate in the U.S. immigration system in some way).  These stakeholders were asked to identify the key areas of concern for them.…
  • Aug 19

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!
    Last Week Congress passed its first major piece of immigration legislation in several years.  The Border Security Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010 (H.R. 5875) Besides the fact that the bill itself is a joke–passed without…
  • Aug 12

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida
    According to an examiner.com report, Florida’s Attorney General Bill McCollum, and a GOP gubernatorial candidate, yesterday announced a bill to be introduced in the Florida Legislature that will rival Arizona’s embattled immigration law.
Rank this Week: 289

Appealing Decisions

Appealing Decisions

Covers appellate opinions and practice in Florida and elsewhere. By Jennifer R. Dixon.

http://www.flaappellatecounsel.com/
  • Jul 26

    Lowndes Attorneys Obtain Favorable Rulings for Court-Appointed Receiver

    Lowndes Attorneys Obtain Favorable Rulings for Court-Appointed Receiver
    Orlando, FL–Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that shareholder, Richard Dellinger, and appellate attorney, Jennifer R. Dixon, prevailed in defending a client appointed to serve as a receiver in…
  • Jan 12

    SCOTUS Voids Florida’s Death Penalty

    SCOTUS Voids Florida’s Death Penalty
    Breaking News:  In an 8-1 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States finds that Florida’s death penalty violates the U.S. Constitution in that it takes power that should belong to juries and vests it in trial…
  • Oct 27

    Florida’s Highest Court Refuses Webster’s Request for “Seat at the Table”

    Florida’s Highest Court Refuses Webster’s Request for “Seat at the Table”
    Today, the Supreme Court of Florida entered an order denying U.S. Senator, Daniel Webster’s request to intervene in the widely-reported Florida redistricting case, League of Women Voters of Florida, Inc., et al. v. Detzer, Case No.…
Rank this Week: 3245

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 1888

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Jul 25

    Two Cruise Passengers Medevaced Off Norwegian Gem

    Two Cruise Passengers Medevaced Off Norwegian Gem
    The Coast Guard is reporting a medical evacuation of two passengers off the Norwegian Gem. The rescue occurred early morning on July 24, 2016. The cruise ship contacted sector Hampton Roads Command Center in Portsmouth and notified it that…
  • Jul 21

    NCL Crew Member Dies After Rescue Boat Drill Accident

    NCL Crew Member Dies After Rescue Boat Drill Accident
    During a routine safety training drill in Bermuda four crew members of the Norwegian Breakaway were injured when the rescue boat they were lowering into the water as part of the drill broke from its tethering and was left hanging by a wire.…
  • Jul 19

    74 Year Old Passenger Medevaced Off Carnival Breeze

    74 Year Old Passenger Medevaced Off Carnival Breeze
    Defense Imagery and Video System reports that the U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 74 year old passenger from the Carnival Breeze on July 18, 2016. The Coast Guard Command center received a call around 3:20 p.m. reporting that a man was…
Rank this Week: 4674

Psychology and Mental Health Law…

Psychology and Mental Health Law Blog

Covers health law, psychology and mental health law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://mentalhealthlawblog.wordpress.com
  • Jul 25

    U. S. Surgeon General Names Mental Health Third “Critical Pillar” Of Wellness and Health

    U. S. Surgeon General Names Mental Health Third “Critical Pillar” Of Wellness and Health
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law In a recent interview, U. S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said that mental health is the third “critical pillar” of wellness, along…
  • Jul 21

    Gunman Accused of Killing Two at Titusville Hospital Was Waiting For Mental Health Evaluation

    Gunman Accused of Killing Two at Titusville Hospital Was Waiting For Mental Health Evaluation
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The gunman accused of shooting and killing two women at a Titusville hospital on July 17, 2016, was awaiting a court-ordered mental evaluation,…
  • May 16

    Walgreens To Expand Mental Health Services to Raise Awarene

    Walgreens To Expand Mental Health Services to Raise Awarene
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On May 10, 2016, Walgreens announced it will expand mental health services, including access to behavioral health treatment via telemedicine, to…
Rank this Week: 3444

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/
  • Jul 25

    Horizon Runs Aground in Norway

    Horizon Runs Aground in Norway
    The Horizon cruise ship ran aground today in Stavanger, Norway.  The Stavanager Aftonblad newspaper reports that the cruise ship became stuck after sailing into the sandbanks near the Norwegian port. Tugs were sent to the scene and and…
  • Jul 25

    Thomson Celebration Suffers Engine Failure in Malta

    Thomson Celebration Suffers Engine Failure in Malta
    The Thomson Celebration suffered an engine failure as the cruise ship was leaving Grand Harbor in Valletta, Malta on Saturday, according to the Times of Malta.   The Maltese newspaper states that the cruise ship "drifted for around 100…
  • Jul 24

    Coast Guard Medevacs Two Passengers From Norwegian Gem

    Coast Guard Medevacs Two Passengers From Norwegian Gem
    The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced two cruise ship passengers from NCL's Norwegian Gem today. The NCL cruise ship was off the Virginia coast at the time of the rescue. The Norwegian Gem notified the Coast Guard shortly after 2:00 a.m. that two…
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Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Multiple Ratings for Knee Disabilities: Getting the Most Out of Your VA Claim

    Multiple Ratings for Knee Disabilities: Getting the Most Out of Your VA Claim
    VA disability claims involving knee disabilities are very common, and the mistakes the VA can make when evaluating knee claims are even more common. Knee ratings can be tricky because there are so many different factors to consider, and there…
  • Jul 21

    VA Benefits Available to Family Members – Spouse

    VA Benefits Available to Family Members – Spouse
    VA benefits are available to people other than the veteran in a few different circumstances. One is to dependents of living veterans, and another is to surviving family members of deceased veterans. In each of these cases, however, benefits…
  • Jul 20

    Radiation Poisoning – Accidental Exposure and Intentional Cover-Up, Part I

    Radiation Poisoning – Accidental Exposure and Intentional Cover-Up, Part I
    On a cold winter night in 1966, a B-52G silently flew over the small village of Palomares, Spain.  The bomber was part of the US Air Force’s Strategic Air Command and was tasked with carrying four Type B28RI hydrogen bombs on a…
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Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. By Shmucher Law PL.

http://flbankrupt.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Is my Miami Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan for Three or Five Years?

    Is my Miami Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan for Three or Five Years?
    When potential new clients come to see me to discuss chapter 13 options they typically have done some reading online about the process.  One of the biggest misconceptions that clients get confused is how long the lifespan of a Chapter 13…
  • Jul 20

    Miami Bankruptcy Dismissed – Can I refile?

    Miami Bankruptcy Dismissed – Can I refile?
    So you’ve filed for bankruptcy and your case gets dismissed for one reason or another, can you refile?  I get this question on a regular basis from debtors who usually file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy.  Here is a basic…
  • Jun 22

    Important Steps to Take Before Filing a Miami Bankruptcy

    Important Steps to Take Before Filing a Miami Bankruptcy
    Debtors typically have numerous steps to take before filing for bankruptcy in Miami Florida.  The most important step is to find qualified bankruptcy counsel and schedule a free consultation to see if bankruptcy is an option for you. The…
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Harris Law Blog

Harris Law Blog

Covers car accidents, commercial truck accidents, brain injuries, wrongful death lawsuits, child sex abuse and other child injuries.

http://harrisjustice.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Fort Myers Injury Attorney | Lee County Florida

    Fort Myers Injury Attorney | Lee County Florida
    I'm a Fort Myers injury attorney who fights to win. Do you need big compensation? Contact me for free to learn more. [Read more] The post Fort Myers Injury Attorney | Lee County Florida appeared first on David Harris Florida Attorney.
  • Jul 24

    Fort Myers Slip and Fall Lawyer | Lee County Florida

    Fort Myers Slip and Fall Lawyer | Lee County Florida
    I'm a Fort Myers slip and fall lawyer dedicated to seeking justice for you. Contact me now to learn more. [Read more] The post Fort Myers Slip and Fall Lawyer | Lee County Florida appeared first on Harris Law.
  • Jul 23

    Personal Injury Claims | Fort Myers Florida

    Personal Injury Claims | Fort Myers Florida
    I'm a top Fort Myers lawyer who pursues personal injury claims in the Lee County Florida area. Here's some information which may help before contacting me. [Read more] The post Personal Injury Claims | Fort Myers Florida appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 1513

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jul 25

    Three Valuable Lessons You Can Learn From Celebrity Divorce

    Three Valuable Lessons You Can Learn From Celebrity Divorce
    Celebrities are in the limelight, but they are just like regular people when it comes to relationships. Many celebrity marriages end in divorce, and when they do the process may involve airing their dirty laundry in public. The reality is,…
  • Jul 23

    Becoming a Better Parent

    Becoming a Better Parent
    Parenting is never easy. Children don’t come with an instruction guide, yet parents are expected to instinctively know how to care for all of their children’s physical, emotional, and financial needs. Unfortunately, divorce can…
  • Jul 21

    Trial Separation – Is it an Option in Florida?

    Trial Separation – Is it an Option in Florida?
    The decision to divorce isn’t always an easy one. Sometimes, couples may want some time apart to help them decide whether they want to continue the marriage or move on. In Florida, there is no legal separation. However, couples can still…
Rank this Week: 3338

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jul 25

    Book Review: Igniting the America Revolution, 1773-1775

    Book Review: Igniting the America Revolution, 1773-1775
    Paul Revere’s famous ride[1] on April 18, 1775, roused the Minute Men and eventually by the evening of April 19th 3,716 enrolled militia would engage 1,934 British troops in the first military encounter of the American  Revolution.…
  • Jul 3

    Consider State Constitutions When the Supreme Court Fail

    Consider State Constitutions When the Supreme Court Fail
    The United States Supreme Court, in Utah v. Strieff , continued on its course of ominously undermining Fourth Amendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures by limiting the application of the exclusionary…
  • May 13

    Tenth Amendment and Nursing Equals The Most Respected Profession

    Tenth Amendment and Nursing Equals The Most Respected Profession
    The United States Constitution has many 21st century impacts on our daily lives that are almost never thought about.  At a time of growing federal regulation of our lives, there remain areas of life where the 10th Amendment, reserving…
Rank this Week: 2314

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure law.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Mortgage Math: How Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Affects Your Financing

    Mortgage Math: How Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Affects Your Financing
    Mortgage Math: How Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Affects Your Financing There are many factors a lender will consider when they are determining whether you qualify for a mortgage or not. They’ll look at your credit score, how stable your…
  • Jul 10

    Understanding Florida Landlord Security Deposit Obligation

    Understanding Florida Landlord Security Deposit Obligation
    Anyone who’s ever looked for property to rent in Florida before knows that most leases require you to send your landlord a security deposit. But when you transfer over that deposit to your landlord, where does the money actually go?…
  • Jun 23

    5 Common Mistakes Every Renter MUST Avoid

    5 Common Mistakes Every Renter MUST Avoid
    Renting a house or an apartment can be a great option for people in many situations throughout life. It is typically a more affordable option, and comes with far fewer responsibilities than buying a house. Whether you’re planning to…
Rank this Week: 2324

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Mortgage Math: How Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Affects Your Financing

    Mortgage Math: How Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Affects Your Financing
    Mortgage Math: How Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Affects Your Financing There are many factors a lender will consider when they are determining whether you qualify for a mortgage or not. They’ll look at your credit score, how stable your…
  • Jul 10

    Understanding Florida Landlord Security Deposit Obligation

    Understanding Florida Landlord Security Deposit Obligation
    Anyone who’s ever looked for property to rent in Florida before knows that most leases require you to send your landlord a security deposit. But when you transfer over that deposit to your landlord, where does the money actually go?…
  • Jun 23

    5 Common Mistakes Every Renter MUST Avoid

    5 Common Mistakes Every Renter MUST Avoid
    Renting a house or an apartment can be a great option for people in many situations throughout life. It is typically a more affordable option, and comes with far fewer responsibilities than buying a house. Whether you’re planning to…
Rank this Week: 3661

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

By the Law Office of Ray Garcia, P.A.

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Jul 25

    A Step-By-Step Overview of the Arbitration Proce

    A Step-By-Step Overview of the Arbitration Proce
    As we have discussed in a previous blog, there are a number of pros and cons to utilizing arbitration as a means of resolving a construction-related dispute. In many circumstances, this type of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) can be a…
  • Jun 23

    To Litigate or Not To Litigate—That is the Question

    To Litigate or Not To Litigate—That is the Question
    We live in a highly litigious society, and the complex nature of construction projects all but ensures a high probability that a dispute and potential litigation may occur. However, there are a number of different factors you should consider…
  • May 20

    Construction Contractors: Happy Clients are the Least Risky Client

    Construction Contractors: Happy Clients are the Least Risky Client
    Our law firm works hard to keep construction contractors well-informed of the various steps they can take to mitigate the numerous legal risks inherent in the construction process. On this blog we often write about the contracts and other…
Rank this Week: 1864

Florida Bankruptcy News and…

Florida Bankruptcy News and Current Events

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure defense news. Debt Relief Group LLC.

http://www.1800debtrelief.com/bankruptcy-news/
  • Jul 25

    Uncovering the Truth About Filing Bankruptcy

    Uncovering the Truth About Filing Bankruptcy
    It’s certainly true that not many people have the end goal of filing bankruptcy. However, sometimes it is better for you, your family, and your credit score to do so. One thing that often stops people from taking this step is that they…
  • Jul 24

    Best Practices for Establishing Credit

    Best Practices for Establishing Credit
    Depending on how old you are, you may have a skewed view of how the credit system works. Some people were brought up to avoid debt at all costs. Others were raised to understand that debt is the road to success when managed properly. Either…
  • Jul 23

    Fees and Expenses Associated with Chapter 7

    Fees and Expenses Associated with Chapter 7
    It can be difficult to both explain and even understand the cost of filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy. There will generally be attorney’s fees, filing fees, and some additional costs associated with the bankruptcy proceedings. There may also…
Rank this Week: 3463

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

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

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Jul 25

    Top Five Considerations in a Challenging IPO Market

    Top Five Considerations in a Challenging IPO Market
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm This posting is a reprint of an article, co-authored by Bob Lamm and David Scileppi, that appeared in the Daily Business Review on July 15, 2016.     Recent months have been difficult for the initial…
  • Jul 22

    SEC issues guidance on Securities Act Rule 701in context of merger

    SEC issues guidance on Securities Act Rule 701in context of merger
    Posted By: Stephanie Quiñones The SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance recently issued new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (“C&DIs”) for Securities Act Rule 701 which clarify application of the Rule in…
  • Jul 20

    To 13G or not to 13G

    To 13G or not to 13G
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm On July 14, the SEC Staff published a new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation clarifying when an investor who may not be entirely passive may nonetheless remain eligible to file a beneficial ownership report on…
Rank this Week: 3365

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

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

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Ridesharing Poses Dangers to Cyclists As Well

    Ridesharing Poses Dangers to Cyclists As Well
    Uber and Lyft may be a convenient ways to get around, but for cyclists, the ridesharing services can mean danger. On social media, numerous cyclists have relayed tales of close encounters with ridesharing vehicles, including inattentive…
  • Jul 20

    In Accident as Uber Passenger? What You Need to Know

    In Accident as Uber Passenger? What You Need to Know
    App-based rideshare services like Uber are becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason: Using your smartphone to virtually hail an Uber ride is fast, easy and often less expensive than flagging down a cab. Uber touts its safety…
  • Jul 19

    Ridesharing Now Legal in Miami-Dade. Should You Expect More Accidents?

    Ridesharing Now Legal in Miami-Dade. Should You Expect More Accidents?
    With ridesharing services like Uber now operating legally in Miami-Dade, many consumers are pleased to have a viable option other than taxis for getting around without a car. But will an influx of new Uber drivers result in more accidents or…
Rank this Week: 4524

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Jul 25

    US Survey Reveals 72% of Americans Do Not Have an Up to Date Will

    US Survey Reveals 72% of Americans Do Not Have an Up to Date Will
    Almost every month I present an educational workshop called “The Truth About Estate Planning”. We start off our small group discussion citing similar horrible statistics. It is interesting to see that someone finally surveyed…
  • Jul 19

    Having “The Talk” . . . About End-of-Life Care

    Having “The Talk” . . . About End-of-Life Care
    Last e-newsletter, we addressed how difficult it can be to have “the talk” about dementia with a loved one. Many people also feel uncomfortable discussing end-of-life care with their parents. Although it may seem like it could put…
  • Jun 16

    Having “The Talk”…About Dementia

    Having “The Talk”…About Dementia
    Just as it’s not easy for parents to bring up the birds and the bees with their kids, it’s anything but easy to begin a conversation with a loved one about how they want to live at the end of their lives. But it’s vitally…
Rank this Week: 4376

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers estate planning, probate, guardianship and elder law issues.

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    US Survey Reveals 72% of Americans Do Not Have an Up to Date Will

    US Survey Reveals 72% of Americans Do Not Have an Up to Date Will
    Almost every month I present an educational workshop called “The Truth About Estate Planning”. We start off our small group discussion citing similar horrible statistics. It is interesting to see that someone finally surveyed…
  • Jul 19

    Having “The Talk” . . . About End-of-Life Care

    Having “The Talk” . . . About End-of-Life Care
    Last e-newsletter, we addressed how difficult it can be to have “the talk” about dementia with a loved one. Many people also feel uncomfortable discussing end-of-life care with their parents. Although it may seem like it could put…
  • Jun 16

    Having “The Talk”…About Dementia

    Having “The Talk”…About Dementia
    Just as it’s not easy for parents to bring up the birds and the bees with their kids, it’s anything but easy to begin a conversation with a loved one about how they want to live at the end of their lives. But it’s vitally…
Rank this Week: 3092

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

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

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Jul 25

    American Spirit Cigarettes — Tobacco is back with ad deception…

    American Spirit Cigarettes — Tobacco is back with ad deception…
    On August 27, 2015, the Food and Drug Administration sent a warning letter to Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. Inc. and Reynolds American Inc., the company that owns Santa Fe Natural Tobacco and produces American Spirit cigarettes. The suit…
  • Jul 21

    Safe-Driving Technology: Increasing danger behind the wheel?

    Safe-Driving Technology: Increasing danger behind the wheel?
    Is safe-driving technology increasing our risk behind the wheel? While airbags, crash warning systems, improved child safety restraints, and shoulder belts offer safety benefits, so-called “infotainment systems” and driving…
  • Jul 19

    Falling Furniture — Get a Hold On It Before They Do

    Falling Furniture — Get a Hold On It Before They Do
    CPSC Issues National Campaign To Curb Accidents from Falling Furniture One child dies every two weeks from falling furniture in the home, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The public became very much aware of that startling…
Rank this Week: 4803

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    11th Circuit now being ridiculed for its Johnson jurisprudence

    11th Circuit now being ridiculed for its Johnson jurisprudence
    Noah Feldman has this essay in Bloomberg about the Johnson mess in the 11th Circuit, and it's not a pretty picture.  The conclusion, in support of Judge Martin and her frequent dissents on the Johnson orders:Yet no other court of appeals…
  • Jul 22

    Ferguson building being evacuated (updated)

    Ferguson building being evacuated (updated)
    Not sure what's going on over there other than a fire alarm went off and everyone is milling around outside. Will update if any further information becomes available.Update (2pm) -- Apparently the King building has been evacuated as well.…
  • Jul 22

    Former Miami AUSA and Bachelorette contestant still making new

    Former Miami AUSA and Bachelorette contestant still making new
    This time Mike Garofola makes news for dating habits in NYC.  From the New York Post:Ever since Michael Garofola, 36, moved to New York in October, his calendar has been packed with different women penciled in for dinner or drinks. As…
Rank this Week: 2123