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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/
  • Mar 26

    SDFLA ranks second in courtroom hours per judge

    SDFLA ranks second in courtroom hours per judge
    Here's an interesting piece on judicial productivity by Judge William Young and Jordan Singer.  It discusses how courtroom hours are way down across the board.  But our District still has quite a bit of in court hours, and we rank…
  • Mar 24

    11th Circuit argument centers on "dildos and cock rings"

    11th Circuit argument centers on "dildos and cock rings"
    No joke.  While David Ovalle was waiting to see the Lolita arguments, he got to see Paul Petruzzi argue that his client -- a drama teacher convicted of attempting to have sex was a 16-year old former student -- was prejudiced by the…
  • Mar 24

    Lolita the whale to face 11th Circuit today

    Lolita the whale to face 11th Circuit today
    David Ovalle has the story:A federal appeals court will entertain arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit challenging the captivity of Lolita, the killer whale who has performed at the Miami Seaquarium for decades.Animal-rights activists have long…
Rank this Week: 53

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Mar 27

    So I Have A Boat In My Front Yard Following Super Storm Sandy; Will My Flood Insurer Cover The Removal Of It And Other Non-Owned Debris? - Part 3

    So I Have A Boat In My Front Yard Following Super Storm Sandy; Will My Flood Insurer Cover The Removal Of It And Other Non-Owned Debris? - Part 3
    A common scenario after Sandy was that folks ended up with all sorts of debris scattered across their properties that had been deposited by the powerful storm. Things like boats, docks, parts of structures and plants and sand were left…
  • Mar 25

    Venue - Where Should I File My Lawsuit?

    Venue - Where Should I File My Lawsuit?
    Venue refers to the place where a lawsuit may be brought. If more than one county is proper, the plaintiff may choose where to file. There is a strong presumption in favor of the plaintiff's choice. The party seeking a change of venue has the…
  • Mar 24

    Title Insurer May be Sued for Negligence in Florida

    Title Insurer May be Sued for Negligence in Florida
    When representing policyholders we are always trying to make our clients whole through the payment of attorneys’ fees or other costs of litigation. The basis behind this is, had the insurance company paid what they were supposed to in…
Rank this Week: 149

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/
  • Mar 24

    Cruise Ship Mystery: Did a Missing Royal Caribbean Cruise Passenger Fall Overboard or Jump from the Liberty of the Seas Ship?

    Cruise Ship Mystery: Did a Missing Royal Caribbean Cruise Passenger Fall Overboard or Jump from the Liberty of the Seas Ship?
    They say that bad things come in threes. Well, it seems that for the cruise industry, bad things come with a lot more frequency than that. Our cruise lawyers here at Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. have recently blogged about…
  • Mar 23

    Want to Be A Safer Boater? Learn CPR and First Aid

    Want to Be A Safer Boater? Learn CPR and First Aid
    Boaters may not realize it, but when they leave the shore and head out into open water, they are venturing out into a wilderness situation where help can be miles away and where self-reliance is key. There are many basic things boaters can do…
  • Mar 20

    Avoiding an Accident During Boating Season

    Avoiding an Accident During Boating Season
    Springtime is here, which means that boating season is back in full swing. Temperatures are warming up around the country, and eager sailors are ready to hit the waters and take advantage. Unfortunately, while boating season brings a host of…
Rank this Week: 141

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 108

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/
  • Mar 27

    How's That Fancy New Downtown Office Building Working Out?

    How's That Fancy New Downtown Office Building Working Out?
    So I understand you have to park in Fort Lauderdale and walk about twenty miles if you want to get anywhere near downtown Miami this weekend:Good morning, Miami — hope you're not planning on driving anywhere today! Let's review just a…
  • Mar 26

    Homo-Fascist War on Freedom: Dark Bilbo Editon

    Homo-Fascist War on Freedom: Dark Bilbo Editon
    As 'religious liberty' laws spring up across the nation, it's good to remember that we've had this discussion before.
  • Mar 25

    3d DCA Watch -- Summary Judgment 101 Edition!

    3d DCA Watch -- Summary Judgment 101 Edition!
    Get out your Arent Fox .1 billing sticks, we are about to learn how summary judgments work, courtesy of our blinkered bunkered be-robed bubbes:In support of their motion for summary judgment, the Lawyers filed affidavits, depositions, and…
Rank this Week: 216

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

Covers Florida's PIP/No-Fault laws. By Roig, Tutan, Rosenberg & Zlotnick, P.A.

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Mar 27

    Tampa Area $40K Tow Truck Fraud Leads to Four Arrest

    Tampa Area $40K Tow Truck Fraud Leads to Four Arrest
    On March 25, 2015, the Florida Department of Financial Services’ Division of Insurance Fraud announced the arrest of four Tampa Bay area men on charges of insurance fraud.  The men reportedly collected more than $40,000 in…
  • Mar 26

    Fort Lauderdale residents arrested for PIP Fraud

    Fort Lauderdale residents arrested for PIP Fraud
    The Florida Department of Financial Services’ Division of Insurance Fraud announced on March 19, 2015 the arrest of two Fort Lauderdale Residents for PIP fraud following a staged accident. Kendrick Callins and Lashaunda Gibbs were…
  • Mar 24

    Insurance Bill addresses issues with Assignment of Benefit

    Insurance Bill addresses issues with Assignment of Benefit
    Florida House of Representative, John Tobia of the 53rd district, has introduced CS/HB 669 which addresses consumer issues related to “Assignment of Benefits”. The bill is still alive after a hearing on March 19, 2015 in front of…
Rank this Week: 159

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/
  • Mar 26

    Passenger Medevaced from Diamond Prince

    Passenger Medevaced from Diamond Prince
    A cruise ship passenger suffering from an undisclosed medical condition has been medevaced from a Princess cruise ship sailing to Sydney.  The ABC News network in Australia reports that a Westpac rescue helicopter was dispatched to the…
  • Mar 25

    Another Critical Crime Warning for Nassau, Bahama

    Another Critical Crime Warning for Nassau, Bahama
    The U.S. State Department has issued a critical crime warning for Nassau, Bahamas today. The warning is titled Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nassau (Bahamas), Nassau Violent Crime. The warning states that U.S. citizens residing in…
  • Mar 25

    International Cruise Victims (ICV) Expands in Europe

    International Cruise Victims (ICV) Expands in Europe
    The International Cruise Victims (ICV) organization just announced that it is expanding in Europe. The ICV is a grass root non-profit organization operated by victims of crimes and families who have lost loved ones at sea. The ICV and…
Rank this Week: 272

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    THE END IS NEAR

    THE END IS NEAR
    The blog is doomed. From our friends at South Florida Lawyers comes this distressing news out of Tallahassee:A dangerously misguided Florida bill would forbid websites from operating anonymously just because they meet a vague definition of…
  • Mar 24

    KENNEDY SPEAKS OUT AGAINST THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

    KENNEDY SPEAKS OUT AGAINST THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
    The Wall Street Journal reported today that in surprising testimony yesterday before a House sub-committee, Justices Kennedy and Breyer spoke out against the state of affairs in the American criminal justice system.  Claiming that is was…
  • Mar 23

    PICK YOUR JUDGE

    PICK YOUR JUDGE
    California has long had a system in their criminal and civil courts that has fascinated us. When a case is assigned to a judge, a party (the prosecution-plaintiff or the defense) can file a motion to disqualify the judge pursuant to section…
Rank this Week: 222

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/
  • Mar 25

    Recovery of TIER REIT

    Recovery of TIER REIT
    Have you suffered investment losses in TIER REIT ? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim against the brokerage firm that sold you the…
  • Mar 25

    Recovery of KBS Real Estate Investment Trust

    Recovery of KBS Real Estate Investment Trust
    Have you suffered investment losses in KBS Real Estate Investment Trust ? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim against the brokerage firm…
  • Mar 25

    Inland American Real Estate Investment Recovery

    Inland American Real Estate Investment Recovery
    Have you suffered investment losses in Inland American Real Estate ? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim against the brokerage firm that…
Rank this Week: 239

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
Rank this Week: 250

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Covers Florida criminal laws concerning drug offenses. By W. F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Mar 15

    Florida Court Tosses Drugs Found in Purse

    Florida Court Tosses Drugs Found in Purse
    'faint odor' of marijuana but found no marijuana"the officer lacked reasonable suspicion of criminal activity and probable cause to seize the evidence."Drug Crime Cop Gone WildOne of Polk county's finest, a deputy sheriff under the…
  • Feb 21

    DRUG3912 TRAFFICKING IN ILLEGAL DRUGS 4 TO 14 GRAMS

    DRUG3912 TRAFFICKING IN ILLEGAL DRUGS 4 TO 14 GRAMS
    Trafficking 4 to 14 GramsMorphine, Opium,Oxycodone,Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone "shall be sentenced to a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 3 years"If you have been charged with DRUG3912 TRAFFICKING IN ILLEGAL DRUGS 4 TO 14 GRAMS…
  • Feb 14

    DRUG2103 POSSESSION OF CANNABIS LESS THAN 20 GRAMS

    DRUG2103 POSSESSION OF CANNABIS LESS THAN 20 GRAMS
    Possession of Cannabis Less Than 20 Grams"the possession of not more than 20 grams of cannabis, as defined in this chapter, the person commits a misdemeanor of the first degree"Charged with DRUG2103 POSSESSION OF CANNABIS  LESS THAN 20…
Rank this Week: 260

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Mar 14

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Earns 5 Star Rating From Client

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Earns 5 Star Rating From Client
    Client: Raechelle Type of Case: Wrongful Repossession Client Review: 5 Stars.  Settlement was even more than what I had expected……. Thanks Rudnitsky Law Firm!!!! The post Rudnitsky Law Firm Earns 5 Star Rating From…
  • Mar 13

    Wonderful Experience & Results!

    Wonderful Experience & Results!
    Client: Erika Type of Case: Debt Collection Defense (CACH, LLC) Client Review: Great results! Taras & Tina made me feel comfortable with the situation. Communication about what was going on was awesome! Case was resolved quickly! So glad…
  • Mar 6

    My opposing party didn’t count on Taras showing up. His representation made all the difference.

    My opposing party didn’t count on Taras showing up. His representation made all the difference.
    Client: Joe Type of case: Debt collection defense Client Review: Taras Rudnitsky’s firm provided seamless, responsive service and command of this area of the law. Calls were returned, though often initiated by the firm, with…
Rank this Week: 168

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Mar 13

    The Right To Defend Yourself Under Florida Law

    The Right To Defend Yourself Under Florida Law
    The Right to Defend Oneself does not come from Laws passed in a Capital Building. The Right to Defend Oneself comes from Nature. Natural Law provides every living thing, especially human beings, the most intelligent living organisms with the…
  • Mar 10

    Your Right to a Fair Trial in Palm Beach County

    Your Right to a Fair Trial in Palm Beach County
    As a criminal trial lawyer, I am always fighting to assure that my clients receive a fair trial.  Fair trials are guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, but the criminal defense attorney makes the words in the Constitution come alive. One…
  • Mar 2

    Undercover Prostitution Stings in South Florida

    Undercover Prostitution Stings in South Florida
    Law enforcement officials in South Florida are increasing their efforts to put “Johns” behind bars with their anti-prostitution campaigns.  In Palm Beach County, FL undercover Palm Beach County Sheriff Deputies are walking…
Rank this Week: 229

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: 231

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 206

Abstract Appeal

Abstract Appeal

Covers Florida Law and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. By Matt Conigliaro.

http://www.abstractappeal.com/
  • Aug 12

    Health Care Litigation: The Eleventh Circuit Agrees The Mandate Is Unconstitutional

    Health Care Litigation: The Eleventh Circuit Agrees The Mandate Is Unconstitutional
    This decision will attract a great deal of attention. It should. Today, the Eleventh Circuit held that the individual insurance mandate contained in the massive 2010 health care legislation violates the federal constitution because Congress…
  • Jul 8

    People Say I’m Lazy…

    People Say I’m Lazy…
    Dreaming my life away. Well they give me all kinds of advice… You know the rest. Lennon had been spending time raising a family in New York. My story is a little different.
  • Feb 21

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory
    This decision from the Fourth District examined section 768.135, the title of which references immunity for volunteer sports team physicians.
Rank this Week: 188

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 674

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 344

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

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

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    A Proposal For Settlement Cannot Be Ambigou

    A Proposal For Settlement Cannot Be Ambigou
    The intent behind the Proposal for Settlement rule was to expedite the settlement of claims, and to reduce litigation. However, due to the wording of the rule, and decisions interpreting that wording, we often have…
  • Mar 12

    Can I Still Recover Compensation in a Car Crash if I’m Partially at Fault?

    Can I Still Recover Compensation in a Car Crash if I’m Partially at Fault?
    We sometimes talk to Florida car crash victims who are under the mistaken belief that, because they were partially at fault in an accident, they aren’t eligible to recover compensation for their damages. Often, that’s…
  • Mar 11

    What Is Insurance Bad Faith?

    What Is Insurance Bad Faith?
    Which of these slogans sounds familiar? “Like a good neighbor” “In good hands” “Doing the right thing” “On your side” …Probably all of them. The country’s major insurance companies…
Rank this Week: 575

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
  • Mar 22

    Est-ce que J’ai Besoin d’un Agent Enregistré pour ma Société à mon Domicile ?

    Est-ce que J’ai Besoin d’un Agent Enregistré pour ma Société à mon Domicile ?
    Qui est l’agent enregistré Floride pour votre entreprise établie à votre domicile ? Est-ce conforme à la loi de Floride ? L’État de la Floride exige que toutes les entreprises, quellles…
  • Mar 15

    E Commerce, M Commerce et F Commerce

    E Commerce, M Commerce et F Commerce
    Vous connaissez le E-Commerce. Mais, saviez-vous que le M-Commerce, soit les ventes en ligne via les mobiles, est en pleine explosion ? Connaissez-vous le F-Commerce en passant par Facebook ? Les produits vendus par ces moyens…
  • Mar 8

    Votre Entreprise a-t’ Elle une Politique de Retour ?

    Votre Entreprise a-t’ Elle une Politique de Retour ?
    C’est une nouvelle habitude qui fait qu’une fois que les fêtes sont passées comme Noël et le Premier de l’An et maintenant aussi pour tout cadeau qui ne plait pas, on le retourne ou on le vend. Au Canada,…
Rank this Week: 594

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 701

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 18

    South Florida Mother Faces Arrest for Blocking Son's Circumcision in Violation of Parenting Agreement

    South Florida Mother Faces Arrest for Blocking Son's Circumcision in Violation of Parenting Agreement
    The protracted court case involving the medical care of a 4-year-old Palm Beach County boy took another turn recently, when the child's mother refused to appear in court as ordered, leading Circuit Judge Jeffrey Gillen to issue a warrant for…
  • Mar 11

    How Your Back-owed Child Support May Impact Your Modification Request in Florida

    How Your Back-owed Child Support May Impact Your Modification Request in Florida
    If you're a parent paying child support, while you undoubtedly desire to provide for your children, avoiding overpaying is also important, since being forced to overpay may impair your ability to be involved in your children's lives in other…
  • Mar 4

    Dealing With the Marital Home in a Florida Divorce

    Dealing With the Marital Home in a Florida Divorce
    Sometimes, one of the most challenging aspects in a marital settlement arrangement, other than child custody, is deciding what to do with the marital home. In many cases, both spouses jointly own the property, but only one spouse still lives…
Rank this Week: 545

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridarealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 17

    March 2015 Florida Real Estate Law Case Update

    March 2015 Florida Real Estate Law Case Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Residential Restrictive Covenant – Neighbor Veto Leamer v. White, 40 Fla. L. Weekly D283 (Fla. 1st DCA 2015) The Whites and the Leamers lived in adjoining luxury waterfront townhomes. The townhomes are…
  • Feb 28

    Investing in NNN Triple Net Leased Commercial Real Estate Propertie

    Investing in NNN Triple Net Leased Commercial Real Estate Propertie
    By:  Alejandro E. Jordan, JD Investing in NNN Triple Net Leased Commercial Real Estate Properties Not all real estate investors are created equal. A large number of them simply are looking to place their hard-earned money into a safe…
  • Feb 23

    February 2015 Florida Real Estate Case Law Updates (Part 2)

    February 2015 Florida Real Estate Case Law Updates (Part 2)
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Homestead Devise Restrictions Stone v. Stone, 873 So.2d 628 (Fla. 4th DCA 2014) Title to a residence was vested in a husband and wife. By warranty deed they conveyed the property to themselves as tenants in common.…
Rank this Week: 716

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Mar 6

    What to Expect Following the Sunset of the Protecting Tenants at Foreclose Act

    What to Expect Following the Sunset of the Protecting Tenants at Foreclose Act
    On May 20, 2009, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009 (the “Act”). The Act was created during the height of the foreclosure crisis as a temporary measure to protect tenants who entered…
  • Feb 24

    Lee County Impact Fee Vote Fast Approaching

    Lee County Impact Fee Vote Fast Approaching
    As discussed in my last blog on this topic, impact fee rates in Lee County continue to be a focus for many in the community. At its February 3rd meeting, the Board of County Commissioners (“BOCC”) adopted the proposed rate…
  • Feb 4

    Homestead Deadline Approaching for Lee County Landowner

    Homestead Deadline Approaching for Lee County Landowner
    The homestead application filing deadline of March 1 is approaching quickly. Below is a snapshot of eligibility and documentation requirements for real property owned in Lee County, Florida. What is the Homestead Exemption? The homestead…
Rank this Week: 369

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 498

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Wrongful Death of Theresa Meuers during a Cruise Shore Excursion in Belize

    Wrongful Death of Theresa Meuers during a Cruise Shore Excursion in Belize
    Last week, Theresa Meuers was untimely killed in a horrendous motor vehicle accident that occurred on George Price Highway in Belize. You may read Theresa's obituary published in the Star Tribune. That day, in the late morning hours,…
  • Dec 23

    Cruise lines finally liable for medical malpractice committed on cruise ship

    Cruise lines finally liable for medical malpractice committed on cruise ship
    For the longest times, cruise ship passengers were not allowed to bring cruise lines as defendants in medical malpractice claims to recover for the negligent acts of a doctor or a nurse when they were committed aboard a cruise ship. In…
  • Feb 19

    Female cruise passenger raped and beaten by Cruise Ship employee

    Female cruise passenger raped and beaten by Cruise Ship employee
    During a Valentine's Day Cruise on the Holland America Line cruise ship "MS Nieuw Amsterdam", cruise employee, Ketut Pujayasa, 28, who is an Indonesian citizen, savagely raped, beat and attempted to kill an innocent 31-year-old female cruise…
Rank this Week: 672

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

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

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Feb 21

    Injured California Cruise Passenger Hires Brais Law

    Injured California Cruise Passenger Hires Brais Law
    An injured passenger from California has retained our Miami cruise accident attorneys to bring a lawsuit against NCL. A complaint filed in federal court alleges that NCL was negligent in the way it organized and conducted its White Hot Party…
  • Feb 16

    Injured Texas Cruise Passenger Retains Brais Law Attorney

    Injured Texas Cruise Passenger Retains Brais Law Attorney
    Our cruise injury lawyers have been retained to assist an injured Texas passenger in a claim against Carnival Cruise Lines. In a lawsuit filed in Federal Court, the passenger alleges he was injured when he slipped and fell on the Lido Deck…
  • Jan 25

    Court Allows Punitive Damages Claim against NCL & NCL America in a Personal Injury Case

    Court Allows Punitive Damages Claim against NCL & NCL America in a Personal Injury Case
    A Miami-Dade court this week has allowed Brais, Brais & Rusak's client to bring a punitive damages claim against NCL and NCL America. In this case, our client suffered significant cervical and neurological injuries when she fell after…
Rank this Week: 323

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Securities Clawback Actions May be Subject to Arbitration Clause

    Securities Clawback Actions May be Subject to Arbitration Clause
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently held that “clawback actions brought by court-appointed receivers are not categorically exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act.”  Wiand v. Schneiderman,…
  • Feb 6

    Standard & Poor’s to Pay $1.375 Billion to Settle Lawsuit

    Standard & Poor’s to Pay $1.375 Billion to Settle Lawsuit
    According to the Department of Justice, rating agency Standard & Poor’s Financial Services, LLC (“S&P) and its parent company McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. have agreed to settle multiple lawsuits brought by the federal…
  • Dec 5

    FINRA Increases Arbitrator Pay- Passes Costs to Partie

    FINRA Increases Arbitrator Pay- Passes Costs to Partie
    According to Regulatory Notice 14-49 (“RN 14-49”) issued by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”), FINRA is increasing the pay for arbitrators assigned to hear FINRA cases and passing the costs of the…
Rank this Week: 652

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • Jan 16

    Estate Planning Clean Up for the New Year

    Estate Planning Clean Up for the New Year
    Now that 2015 is upon us, allow me to remind you what estate planning “clean up” tasks you may need to pay attention to: Wills and Revocable Living Trusts – If you have moved from a different state and have not updated your…
  • Jan 9

    New Year’s Message – How Far Does Free Speech Go?

    New Year’s Message – How Far Does Free Speech Go?
    Patti and I have the pleasure of having all of our children home for the holidays, and over a recent dinner we had an insightful family conversation covering reaction to the Ferguson shooting of Michael Brown and the New York Police…
  • Jan 2

    Secrets to a Successful Marriage

    Secrets to a Successful Marriage
    As my Chanukkah and Christmas present to you I am sharing the wisdom from clients who have successfully navigated many years of successful marriage. I’m grateful that Patti and I have twenty five years behind us, which, I suppose is a…
Rank this Week: 665

The Medicare Compliance Blog

The Medicare Compliance Blog

Covers Medicare secondary payer compliance, Medicare set-asides, mandatory insurer reporting, recovery resolutions, conditional payment notification, Medicare risk assessment, self-administration support issues, Medicare impact on long-term care. By Gould & Lamb.

http://themedicarecomplianceblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Humana v. Farmers – Medicare Advantage Plans at Issue

    Humana v. Farmers – Medicare Advantage Plans at Issue
    A recent federal court decision from Texas gives a Medicare Advantage plan a potential green light to seek reimbursement under the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Act. At issue in the case, Humana Insurance Company v. Farmers Texas Mutual…
  • Jul 18

    US Court of Appeals Provides Opinion on Michigan Spine and Brain Surgeons v. State Farm

    US Court of Appeals Provides Opinion on Michigan Spine and Brain Surgeons v. State Farm
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit published its opinion in Michigan Spine and Brain Surgeons, PLLC v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company on July 16, 2014. The long awaited decision addresses the…
  • Jun 5

    CMS Amends the Workers Compensation Reference Guide

    CMS Amends the Workers Compensation Reference Guide
    On May 29, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) amended the recently released Workers’ Compensation Reference Guide published in February 2014. The changes affect medical review, treating physician reports,…
Rank this Week: 353

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

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

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 632

My Law License

My Law License

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

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 21

    Your Contribution To Lawyer Suicide

    Your Contribution To Lawyer Suicide
    I was surprised that an article about why so many lawyers are killing themselves generated an actual real-live thoughtful discussion. While I'm sure in the annals of the internet there are a fair share of comments of "who cares,"…
  • Nov 4

    Blawg Review 325.5

    Blawg Review 325.5
    This week I, along with many other blawgers (slang for "law bloggers") were saddened to hear of the passing of "Ed," the editor of Blawg Review. My condolences to his family.As usual in the blogosphere, when something important happens,…
  • Jun 14

    California Lawyer Christopher J. McCann's "Guest Post."

    California Lawyer Christopher J. McCann's "Guest Post."
    A few months ago, actually many months ago, actually shit, it was over a year ago (April, 2012) I received my 389085th request from some one-named marketer on behalf of a lawyer. That lawyer is Christopher J. McCann, who sounds like he's…
Rank this Week: 524

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: 668

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
  • 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…
  • Sep 11

    Failure to Conduct Juror Background Check During Trial May Constitute Lack of Due Diligence

    Failure to Conduct Juror Background Check During Trial May Constitute Lack of Due Diligence
    The Third District Court of Appeal recently held that the failure of trial counsel to perform background checks during trial on the members of the jury  – as was suggested by the judge be done during this trial  – may constitute a lack…
  • Sep 6

    Failure to Conduct Background Check on Jurors During Trial May Constitute Lack of Due Diligence

    Failure to Conduct Background Check on Jurors During Trial May Constitute Lack of Due Diligence
    Last week the Third District Court of Appeal held that the failure of trial counsel to perform background checks during trial on the members of the jury  – as was suggested by the judge be done during this trial  - may constitute a lack…
Rank this Week: 640

Terry Lenamon on the Death Penalty

Terry Lenamon on the Death Penalty

Focuses on capital punishment in America.

http://www.swartzlenamon.com/deathpenaltyblog
Rank this Week: 544

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury claims. By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Florida Child Drownings & Premises Liability

    Florida Child Drownings & Premises Liability
    In recent weeks, there have been a number of near-drownings of children throughout Florida. Drowning is a leading cause of death for children under 5 in Florida. We lose more children to drowning than any other state. In fact, so many…
  • Mar 21

    March is Florida Bicycle Month, State's Poor Track Record Underscored

    March is Florida Bicycle Month, State's Poor Track Record Underscored
    A 57-year-old man was critically injured in a Daytona Beach bicycle accident that occurred when he was struck by a vehicle while traveling on Silver Beach Avenue. Authorities say he suffered severe head injuries after he was hit by a…
  • Mar 12

    Girl in Roadway Killed in Central Florida Car Accident

    Girl in Roadway Killed in Central Florida Car Accident
    A 13-year-old girl was quarreling with her mother about the seating arrangement in the vehicle as they rode home in Central Florida. According to reports, the girl obstinately refused her mother's pleas to get back in the car, instead arguing…
Rank this Week: 4968

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Holding Trucking Companies Responsible When Mechanical Issues Lead to Tragic Crashe

    Holding Trucking Companies Responsible When Mechanical Issues Lead to Tragic Crashe
    Large trucks have the potential to cause terrible accidents. Whether the victim is an employee or a bystander, large truck accidents are frightening and tragic. The tragedy of a truck-related fatality is compounded when the investigation…
  • Mar 25

    Child Care Injuries in Northern California

    Child Care Injuries in Northern California
    While our culture often defines success by looking at someone’s material possessions, our work reminds us every day that our own health and the well-being of our loved ones that truly matters most. From the moment your child is born,…
  • Mar 24

    Oakland Apartment Fire Attorney on Civilian Deaths in Residential Fire

    Oakland Apartment Fire Attorney on Civilian Deaths in Residential Fire
    Many of us have sat before a burning fire and marveled at its intricacy and beauty. While fire can be fascinating, it remains one of the most powerful and dangerous forces known to man. As described below, residential fires pose a greater…
Rank this Week: 2906

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Mar 27

    Texas Securities Commisioner Shuts Down Unregistered Sale of Oil & Gas Royaltie

    Texas Securities Commisioner Shuts Down Unregistered Sale of Oil & Gas Royaltie
    March 25, 2015-Austin, TX John Morgan, Securities Commissioner for the State of Texas, entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order against Lonestar Mineral Assets or Dallas and Colleyville, TX, and its owner Kenneth W. McKay of…
  • Mar 27

    Losses on CNL Lifestyle Properties REIT May Be Recoverable

    Losses on CNL Lifestyle Properties REIT May Be Recoverable
    March 12, 2015 In recent SEC filings, CNL Lifestyle Properties, Inc. reported an estimated value of $5.20 per share. The value of CNL LIfestyle Properties has dropped nearly 25% since 2013 when it had an estimated value of $6.85. It was…
  • Mar 25

    Dallas Based Worth Financial Group Sanctioned by Securities Regulator

    Dallas Based Worth Financial Group Sanctioned by Securities Regulator
    January 9, 2015 Worth Financial Group  entered into a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent  (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that  it failed to establish…
Rank this Week: 1636

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Peninsula Logistics v. Erb – Florida Truck Accident Injury Liability Challenged

    Peninsula Logistics v. Erb – Florida Truck Accident Injury Liability Challenged
    The trucking industry has gotten very savvy when it comes to insulating itself from liability stemming from trucking accidents. These companies know that because of the sheer size of these vehicles, collisions cause severe injuries and major…
  • Mar 21

    Study: Youth Football Injuries Reduced With Coach Education

    Study: Youth Football Injuries Reduced With Coach Education
    Every year, thousands of young football players sustain a variety of injuries, ranging from sprained muscles to concussions to serious head injuries. Football is a popular sport in America. It isn’t likely to go away anytime soon,…
  • Mar 18

    $1.3 Million Injury Verdict Upheld, Save for Prejudgment Interest

    $1.3 Million Injury Verdict Upheld, Save for Prejudgment Interest
    An appellate court has affirmed a $1.3 million award of damages to a man seriously injured in a rear-end car crash, although the court did remand for recalculation of prejudgment interest. According to court records, defendant was the…
Rank this Week: 3906

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sarasotainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    MARCH IS BIKE MONTH IN FLORIDA

    MARCH IS BIKE MONTH IN FLORIDA
    Last year in Florida, 120 bicyclists were fatally injured in traffic accidents. March has been declared “Bike Month” in Florida so it seems fitting to blog about Florida’s extremely high rate of fatal bicycle accidents.…
  • Mar 25

    MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT ATTORNEY IN SARASOTA AND BRADENTON

    MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT ATTORNEY IN SARASOTA AND BRADENTON
    With all the new advanced technology for motor vehicles, car accident fatalities are decreasing. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said regarding motorcycle accident fatalities. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), motorcycle…
  • Mar 23

    FLORIDA’S HIGH RATE OF BICYCLE ACCIDENT FATALITIES

    FLORIDA’S HIGH RATE OF BICYCLE ACCIDENT FATALITIES
    The fatality rate for Florida bicyclists is three times the national average. In Florida in 2012, 120 cyclists were fatally injured in traffic accidents. Florida’s roads are extremely dangerous and they were not designed for cyclists or…
Rank this Week: 3289

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Judge says St. Johns County went too far, allows couple charged with growing pot to go back to home and collect belonging

    Judge says St. Johns County went too far, allows couple charged with growing pot to go back to home and collect belonging
    A judge ruled St. Johns County should not have immediately condemned the home rented by a couple now charged with growing marijuana.  The judge ruled this week the couple could return to their home for two weeks to gather personal items,…
  • Mar 23

    Florida Supreme Court throws out 70-year sentence for Jacksonville teen

    Florida Supreme Court throws out 70-year sentence for Jacksonville teen
    The state Supreme Court this month tossed out a 70-year sentence given to a Jacksonville boy who was 14 at the time he committed an armed robbery.  The defendant, now 20, will have to be resentenced, as will likely hundreds of defendants…
  • Mar 20

    Jacksonville man charged in sexual battery case from 1964

    Jacksonville man charged in sexual battery case from 1964
    Police arrested and charged a man this month with a sexual battery that started more than 50 years ago.  An investigation began in December after a person called police to report the man, according to a report in the Florida Times-Union.…
Rank this Week: 2773

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Green v. Florida - Officer Testimony in Drug Case Challenged

    Green v. Florida - Officer Testimony in Drug Case Challenged
    In the recent case of Green v. Florida, a man convicted of trafficking cocaine appealed on several grounds, most notably for the fact the court allowed officers to testify he was arrested in a high-crime neighborhood. Although the Fourth…
  • Mar 23

    DUI Manslaughter Arrest in Davie Crash Case

    DUI Manslaughter Arrest in Davie Crash Case
    For the death of a 6-year-old boy and injuring three others, a 20-year-old Davie man is facing serious felony charges that could send him to the prison for the next 35 years or more. According to news reports, the suspect, who was 19 at the…
  • Mar 19

    Extortion Charges for Broward Officer Accused of Threatening Ex

    Extortion Charges for Broward Officer Accused of Threatening Ex
    "Extortion" sounds like one of those charges that might commonly be associated with 50s-era mob bosses. However, we are seeing an increasing number of extortion charges filed with the advent of technology. Our increasing reliance on…
Rank this Week: 1351

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer…

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida, personal injury law and insurance coverage issues. By The Pittman Firm, P.A.

http://www.panamacityfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Florida’s Good Samaritan Law and Emergency Room

    Florida’s Good Samaritan Law and Emergency Room
    Florida’s medical malpractice laws are complex, sometimes hospital and doctor friendly, and often make it difficult for victims to recover when doctors are negligent and cause injury. One example of this is the so called “Good…
  • Mar 25

    New Ruling Gives Cruise Line Passengers Right to Sue for Medical Malpractice

    New Ruling Gives Cruise Line Passengers Right to Sue for Medical Malpractice
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit recently ruled that cruise ship companies can be held liable for the medical malpractice of its on-board health care providers. The 63 page decision, available here, declines to adopt a decades…
  • Mar 23

    New Panama City Ordinance will Keep Bars Open till 4:00 a.m.

    New Panama City Ordinance will Keep Bars Open till 4:00 a.m.
    According to an NBC Miami report, Panama City Commissioners recently approved a measure that will allow Panama City bars to stay open until 4:00 a.m. The new closing time for Panama City bars is two hours later than both Bay County and Panama…
Rank this Week: 4895

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Court Decides What Law Applies to 2005 Slip and Fall Injury Lawsuit

    Court Decides What Law Applies to 2005 Slip and Fall Injury Lawsuit
    It’s not often that a court has to determine what the law was, and what law applied, almost five years previously. But a recent slip and fall case has caused a court to evaluate whether a law changed back in 2010 should apply to an…
  • Mar 26

    No Special Instruction For Patient With Object Left Inside of Him

    No Special Instruction For Patient With Object Left Inside of Him
    One of the most frightening scenarios for patients who undergo a surgical procedure in a hospital is the possibility of having a foreign object left inside of them. A recent case discusses how and when the law protects those who fall victim…
  • Mar 20

    Study Ranks Florida #1…As Worst State to Get Into an Accident

    Study Ranks Florida #1…As Worst State to Get Into an Accident
    In many cases, being on the top of a best or worst-of list, can be bad news. That’s the case for Florida, which was recently ranked in a study as being the worst state in which to get into a car accident. That’s right, including…
Rank this Week: 810

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Spanish language blog on auto accidents and personal injuries. By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
Rank this Week: 4659