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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: 813

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/
  • Dec 4

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider
    Our Palm Beach insurance claim attorneys noticed a recent interesting insurance law case. The suit, Hull & Co. v. Superior Court, involves "stranger liability," in other words whether a victim can sue the insurance broker who provided…
  • May 1

    What Happens When Your Long-Term Care Claim is Denied?

    What Happens When Your Long-Term Care Claim is Denied?
    According to The American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, in 2012, more than 8 million Americans have long-term care insurance. People over 80 years old made up more than one-half of the claims opened in 2012. What does long-term…
  • Apr 8

    When your insurer lets you down

    When your insurer lets you down
    If you are like most homeowners, you have paid your insurance premium monthly for as long as you've had your home. Then comes the day when you need to file a claim and your insurance company does everything in their power to avoid paying that…
Rank this Week: 1580

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

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

    Heavy Summer Rains Cause Accidents in South Florida

    Heavy Summer Rains Cause Accidents in South Florida
    South Florida summers are well known for their deluge of heavy rains. In Florida, heavy rain can strike unexpectedly and often leads to car accidents. Our recent wet weather has caused several accidents throughout the Miami-Dade area, and…
  • Sep 3

    Amusement Park Accident

    Amusement Park Accident
    When people think about the injuries that happen at theme and water parks throughout Florida, the images of roller coasters derailing, safety bars failing to engage, and other dramatic events likely spring to mind, but there are many more…
  • Aug 31

    Poor Lighting and Dangerous Accident

    Poor Lighting and Dangerous Accident
    Safety depends on many things, but one of the most critical components is having lighting sufficient to illuminate interior and exterior areas as well as walkways in order to keep people safe from preventable accidents and violent crimes. …
Rank this Week: 2950

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/
  • Aug 31

    NCL to Buy Prestige Cruise

    NCL to Buy Prestige Cruise
    Reuters reports that Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) is in "advanced talks" to purchase Prestige Cruises for approximately $3 billion.   The owner of Prestige Cruises, private equity firm Apollo Global Management, owns 20% of…
  • Aug 30

    Coast Guard Medevacs Ill Passenger From Carnival Fantasy

    Coast Guard Medevacs Ill Passenger From Carnival Fantasy
    According to First Coast News, a Coast Guard helicopter medevaced a 67-year-old woman from the Carnival Fantasy to a Jacksonville hospital yesterday evening. The passenger was reportedly experiencing life-threatening symptoms. The Coast Guard…
  • Aug 29

    Carnival Magic Crushes Coral Reef in Cayman Island

    Carnival Magic Crushes Coral Reef in Cayman Island
    A newspaper in the Cayman Islands reports that the Carnival Magic cruise ship severely damaged a pristine coral reef when it anchored in an unauthorized zone near George Town on Wednesday, The newspaper quotes the deputy director of the…
Rank this Week: 103

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

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/
  • Aug 31

    Possession of Alprazolam and Hydrocodone Convictions Overturned

    Possession of Alprazolam and Hydrocodone Convictions Overturned
    Yes, the title of this article gives away the ending, but it's the journey, not the destination. FACTS: Daniel Shedd is just chilling, drinking a beer, driving his mom's car, when he was stopped by the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP). Shedd v.…
  • Aug 24

    Recorded Jail Calls Causing Problems Again

    Recorded Jail Calls Causing Problems Again
    Let's face it, we have too many criminal cases, and not enough juries to try them. That's OK, because most cases never make it to trial. The legislature knows that the majority of criminal cases are plead to, so it is important to protect…
  • Aug 21

    Innocent People Submit to Guilty Plea

    Innocent People Submit to Guilty Plea
    Last year, a lawyer referred me a case. Now, there's nothing new about that, this happens all the time (And, I appreciate the love from non-criminal lawyers. Yes, I equate getting cash with love, can't help it). Here's the facts: Years…
Rank this Week: 765

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Aug 31

    Citizens Insurance Defense Attorneys Face Criminal and Florida Bar Charge

    Citizens Insurance Defense Attorneys Face Criminal and Florida Bar Charge
    Many insurance defense attorneys buy watches that run fast – but Citizens insurance defense attorneys have Daytona Rolexes that run as fast as the cars at the Daytona 500. My perception is supported by the Office of the Internal…
  • Aug 30

    In Florida, an Appraisal Award May Be a Final Determination of Liability For a Bad Faith Case

    In Florida, an Appraisal Award May Be a Final Determination of Liability For a Bad Faith Case
    On several occasions the following insurance industry argument has been addressed on this blog: the insurance company argues that since a claim proceeded to the contractual alternative dispute resolution process of appraisal and that it paid…
  • Aug 29

    Zippering Roofs and Shingles During Windstorm

    Zippering Roofs and Shingles During Windstorm
    Luis Esteves of Adjusters International forwarded this photograph depicting a "zippering roof" during a windstorm: Luis wrote: . . . We have heard for years from the carrier’s that zippering is always a condition of bad installation…
Rank this Week: 118

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Bruce Jacobs & Associates, P.L.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Many Underwater Homeowners in Florida Unlikely to Benefit From $17B Deal

    Many Underwater Homeowners in Florida Unlikely to Benefit From $17B Deal
    When the U.S. Justice Department first began crowing about the $17 billion settlement deal it wrangled from Bank of America over mortgage abuses, there was immediately a question of how much real homeowners could be expected to benefit. The…
  • Aug 28

    Mortgage Lending Abuses Cost Bank of America $17B - Largest-Ever Settlement

    Mortgage Lending Abuses Cost Bank of America $17B - Largest-Ever Settlement
    The Department of Justice has brokered a deal with financial giant Bank of America, in which the company will pay $17 billion to settle allegations that it and its subsidiaries purposely misled investors regarding toxic, mortgage-backed…
  • Aug 25

    Report: "Too Big to Fail" Banking is Far From Over

    Report: "Too Big to Fail" Banking is Far From Over
    Following the 2008 collapse of the housing market and subsequent bank bailouts, federal regulators insisted the 11 largest U.S. and foreign banks draft so-called "living wills." These documents spelled out contingency plans in the event…
Rank this Week: 1223

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Shapria v. Christiana Care Health – Medical Malpractice Based on Lack of Informed Consent

    Shapria v. Christiana Care Health – Medical Malpractice Based on Lack of Informed Consent
    There are some types of medical malpractice claims that center on a doctor’s failure to fully inform you about a proposed medical treatment. Lack of informed consent is predicated on the principle that you as a patient have the right to…
  • Aug 30

    Florida Labor Day Travel Poses Safety Risk

    Florida Labor Day Travel Poses Safety Risk
    This Labor Day is expected to encourage throngs of travelers across Florida – more than we’ve seen in any year since 2008. People have more confidence in the economy. They’re more likely to have a little extra cash in their…
  • Aug 28

    Mississippi v. Hawkins – Nursing Home Negligence Results in Injury

    Mississippi v. Hawkins – Nursing Home Negligence Results in Injury
    A criminal case against a nursing home aide will head to trail amid allegations she flouted standard rules on how to safely lift a patient. The Mississippi Supreme Court recently reversed of a lower court decision. Our Tampa nursing home…
Rank this Week: 631

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Aug 30

    Stratton v. Wallace - Vehicle Lessor Not Shielded Under Graves Amendment

    Stratton v. Wallace - Vehicle Lessor Not Shielded Under Graves Amendment
    Prior to implementation of the federal "Graves Amendment" in 2004, Florida was one of 17 states that had full or limited vicarious liability for vehicle owners in crash cases. Our Cape Coral car accident lawyers know this included all vehicle…
  • Aug 29

    More Road Travel in Florida Expected This Labor Day

    More Road Travel in Florida Expected This Labor Day
    This Labor Day is expected to be the busiest on our nation's roadways in six years, with the recession easing and gas prices lowered. But, according to AAA projections, it's also likely to be one of the deadliest holidays in recent years as…
  • Aug 28

    Carman v. Tinkes - Traffic Law Violation Doesn't Automate Fault

    Carman v. Tinkes - Traffic Law Violation Doesn't Automate Fault
    In auto accident litigation, our Lehigh Acres injury lawyers know it can be helpful to the plaintiff's case if it can be shown the defendant driver was engaged in some violation of traffic law at the time of the crash. However, as the…
Rank this Week: 1351

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Stop Continued Calls by Mortgage Company

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

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

    Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Race - I urge you to tell everyone you know down there to vote for Jessica Ticktin
    Our firm doesn't practice much in South Florida because it's a little too far from our base in Tampa. But word has gotten around hundreds of miles away that the incumbent Judge Lewis leaves a lot to be desired in a Judge and it is…
  • Aug 15

    Senior Citizen Social Security Being Garnished for Old Student Loans?

    Senior Citizen Social Security Being Garnished for Old Student Loans?
    I'm looking for someone fitting this description to help to publicize this problem - CNN Money is interested in doing a story - Please contact me if you know someone who would be willing to share their story and be interviewed. Plus I may be…
Rank this Week: 2324

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/
  • Aug 30

    Drug-Free Zone Law Challenged in Florida's 4th DCA

    Drug-Free Zone Law Challenged in Florida's 4th DCA
    Drug-free zone laws in Florida are designed to make children and communities safer by limiting sales of illegal substances near schools, daycare centers, parks and churches. Per Florida Statute Section 893.13(1)(e), those caught selling…
  • Aug 20

    Branson v. Rodriguez-Linares - Domestic Violence Injunction for Cyberstalking

    Branson v. Rodriguez-Linares - Domestic Violence Injunction for Cyberstalking
    A domestic violence injunction is intended in Florida as a means of protecting individuals from harm by those who have previously shown aggression or other dangerous tendencies. Most often, people think of injunctions or restraining orders…
  • Aug 15

    Parker v. State - Florida Drug Conviction Overturned Due to Improperly-Admitted Gun Evidence

    Parker v. State - Florida Drug Conviction Overturned Due to Improperly-Admitted Gun Evidence
    A defendant convicted of multiple drug charges in Fort Lauderdale has had that conviction reversed, and the case remanded for retrial, on the grounds that prejudicial evidence was admitted into in error. Further, Florida's Fourth District…
Rank this Week: 1416

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/
  • Aug 30

    Tobacco Wrongful Death Verdict Largest in Florida History

    Tobacco Wrongful Death Verdict Largest in Florida History
    Wrongful death lawsuits may range from a single death in a car accident to complex class-action claims involving multiple defendants. A decision handed down this month has been deemed the “largest wrongful death judgment in Florida…
  • Aug 20

    Lane v. Ballot - Criminal Acts Can Warrant a Civil Case

    Lane v. Ballot - Criminal Acts Can Warrant a Civil Case
    The criminal and civil justice systems serve inherently different purposes. While the criminal system seeks to penalize a defendant for actions that violate the law, the civil system is designed to offer financial compensation to those who…
  • Aug 12

    Father of Four Killed in Pelican Harbor Boat Crash

    Father of Four Killed in Pelican Harbor Boat Crash
    Throughout summer, boat accidents and tragedies have impacted the lives of victims in the Southern region of Florida and nationwide. Sadly, the majority of boat accidents are preventable, and often caused by negligence, including drunk…
Rank this Week: 1190

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

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

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • Aug 30

    IRS APPLIES 20TH CENTURY ANALYSIS TO 21ST CENTURY SOCIAL ORGANIZATION

    IRS APPLIES 20TH CENTURY ANALYSIS TO 21ST CENTURY SOCIAL ORGANIZATION
    Code §501(c)(7) provides an exemption from federal income tax for clubs organized substantially for pleasure, recreation, and other nonprofitable purposes if no part its net earnings inures to the benefit of a private shareholder. Thus,…
  • Aug 28

    TIME LIMITATIONS ON RECEIVING LATE PROOF OF FOREIGN STATUS FOR PORTFOLIO INTEREST EXEMPTION PAYMENTS

    TIME LIMITATIONS ON RECEIVING LATE PROOF OF FOREIGN STATUS FOR PORTFOLIO INTEREST EXEMPTION PAYMENTS
    Code Section 871(h) provides non-U.S. persons with a valuable exemption from U.S. income taxes on interest paid on registered U.S. obligations, commonly referred to as the portfolio interest exemption. Before a payor is authorized to make an…
  • Aug 24

    PERSONAL GOODWILL OF EMPLOYEE REDUCES ESTATE TAX VALUE OF CORPORATE STOCK

    PERSONAL GOODWILL OF EMPLOYEE REDUCES ESTATE TAX VALUE OF CORPORATE STOCK
    The question of “personal goodwill” often comes up in sales of corporate assets. When a business is sold, the shareholder will often seek to sell his or her “personal goodwill” in the business separately from the…
Rank this Week: 1511

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    How to Determine Personal Injury Claim Worth

    How to Determine Personal Injury Claim Worth
    When you’ve experienced an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be entitled to compensation for the injuries you sustained and any damage to your property. You should always consult with an experienced attorney for details on…
  • Aug 29

    Was Your Florida Car Crash Injury Caused by a Defective Airbag?

    Was Your Florida Car Crash Injury Caused by a Defective Airbag?
    If you are in a Florida car crash, an airbag could save your life. But what if that airbag is defective and deploys unsafely or doesn’t inflate at all? Automobile airbags are designed to work like this: When there is a moderate to…
  • Aug 25

    4 Things You Need to Do After a Ft Lauderdale Car Accident

    4 Things You Need to Do After a Ft Lauderdale Car Accident
    There will always be an extreme amount of confusion and chaos after you’ve been in an auto accident, especially if you were injured in the collision. However, once you’re able to gain your sense, you need to do everything you can…
Rank this Week: 372

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

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

    Aggravated Assault and Car

    Aggravated Assault and Car
    In order to prove the crime of aggravated assault, a prosecutor in Florida has to show that the person accused of committing that crime had a specific intent to do violence to someone else.  What is important is the… The post…
  • Aug 27

    Aggravated Battery With a Deadly Weapon and Car

    Aggravated Battery With a Deadly Weapon and Car
    In Florida, you can commit the crime of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon if you use your car to hit someone else’s car when they are inside it.  For example, if you use your car to hit someone… The post Aggravated…
  • Aug 17

    82-Year-Old Man Not Guilty of Animal Cruelty

    82-Year-Old Man Not Guilty of Animal Cruelty
    In the case of Hume Hamilton versus the State of Florida, Mr. Hamiton was an 82-year-old man who was out walking his dog on a leash when a cat got too close to the dog.  The two animals began… The post 82-Year-Old Man Not Guilty…
Rank this Week: 2704

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: 978

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Labor Day Weekend Tip: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

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

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

    Wet ‘n Wild Employee in Critical Condition after being Trapped Underwater while Cleaning Pool
    A Wet ‘n Wild worker remains in critical condition after he was trapped under water while cleaning one of the pools at the theme park Tuesday morning, according to officials. Orlando police responded to the scene at 10:07 a.m. where an…
  • Aug 26

    Virginia Mom Seeks $1 Million for Toddler’s TBI from Ocean City Amusement Park Kiddie Ride

    Virginia Mom Seeks $1 Million for Toddler’s TBI from Ocean City Amusement Park Kiddie Ride
    A Virginia mother has filed a $1 million lawsuit against Trimper’s Rides and Amusements in Ocean City alleging that a ride left her 2-year-old son with a traumatic brain injury. The woman filed the personal injury claim in U.S. District…
Rank this Week: 1738

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Pasco County, Florida personal injury law topics. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Aug 29

    Be Safe This Labor Day Weekend!

    Be Safe This Labor Day Weekend!
    Even though the weather in Florida does not show it, summer is coming to an end. This Monday is Labor Day, and families and friends across the country will be gathering together over the long weekend to say goodbye to summer. Most people…
  • Jul 30

    Baby Struck in Holiday Hit-And-Run Accident Will Survive

    Baby Struck in Holiday Hit-And-Run Accident Will Survive
    A four-month old baby who was struck by a car in Holiday on Saturday is on the mend, according to doctors. He suffered bruises and road rash on his face, legs and arms. His 17-year-old parents were also hit in the accident and suffered…
  • Jul 15

    Dirt Biker, Driver Killed in 3-Vehicle Collision in Rural Pasco County

    Dirt Biker, Driver Killed in 3-Vehicle Collision in Rural Pasco County
    A dirt bike rider and a pickup truck driver were killed Saturday night in Hudson following a three-vehicle crash. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 1996 Chevy Silverado pickup truck driven by a 72-year-old Hudson man and a 2006 Lifan…
Rank this Week: 3054

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 29

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

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

    Justin Bieber Escapes Jail Time in DUI Case

    Justin Bieber Escapes Jail Time in DUI Case
    Pop star Justin Bieber has agreed to a plea deal following a DUI arrest in Miami, Florida earlier this year, which will not include serving any jail time. In exchange for pleading guilty to careless driving and resisting arrest, the state…
  • Aug 14

    ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Campaign Starts August 15

    ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Campaign Starts August 15
    Labor Day weekend is just around the corner. For many people, that means an extra day off work, backyard and beach barbecues, visiting with friends and family and the unofficial end of summer. However, with the good comes the bad and…
Rank this Week: 3750

New York Injury Blog

New York Injury Blog

Comments on New York injury Law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.newyorkinjury-blog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Man Sues McDonald’s after Juice Dispenser Left in His OJ Spread His Throat

    Man Sues McDonald’s after Juice Dispenser Left in His OJ Spread His Throat
    A patron of McDonald’s is suing the fast food giant after an incident in which his orange juice allegedly came with a plastic spear instead of a straw, which lodged itself in his throat. According to reports, when the man attempted to…
  • Aug 22

    Parents Sue Nanny Site Over Infant’s Wrongful Death

    Parents Sue Nanny Site Over Infant’s Wrongful Death
    The parents of a 3-month-old baby girl who died while under the care of Waukegan-area babysitter in Illinois have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the woman and Care.com, the nanny screening service that helped the couple hire her. The…
  • Aug 1

    NYC to Pay $2.75 Million to Family of Rikers Inmate Killed in Prison Guard Beating

    NYC to Pay $2.75 Million to Family of Rikers Inmate Killed in Prison Guard Beating
    The city has agreed to pay $2.75 million to the family of a Rikers inmate who died while in prison in 2012 from an alleged brutal beating by correction officers. The city medical examiner’s office ruled the 52-year-old man’s death…
Rank this Week: 3710

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Swimming and Boating Safety Tips for the Long Weekend in Florida

    Swimming and Boating Safety Tips for the Long Weekend in Florida
    Labor Day weekend is a popular time to head out to Florida’s many waterways. Whether you are heading out to the rivers of Southern Florida or the beaches of Miami, boating accidents and other water-related accidents remain a concern.…
  • Aug 27

    Being Injured in a Hotel in Miami or Florida

    Being Injured in a Hotel in Miami or Florida
    When you travel for business or for a vacation to Miami, you expect your hotel to be a comfortable place to retreat after a long day. Hotels in the city can be quiet expensive and of course you expect that these facilities will do all they…
  • Aug 22

    Do You Have a Premises Liability Case?

    Do You Have a Premises Liability Case?
    If you have been injured while visiting a restaurant, hotel, or other business establishment, you may have a negligent security or premises liability case in Homestead or your community. This may also be the case if your injuries were caused…
Rank this Week: 4656

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Provides personal injury news and tips. By Morgan Dramis.

http://www.sarasotainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    FLORIDA'S DANGEROUS INTERSTATES

    FLORIDA'S DANGEROUS INTERSTATES
    The National Safety Commission has named Interstate 75 as one of the three most dangerous roads in Florida. Just in the last week, there were two major tractor trailer accidents in Sarasota and Manatee County on I-75. In January, 2012, a…
  • Aug 25

    DEADLY CHAIN REACTION ACCIDENT ON I-75 IN MANATEE COUNTY FATALLY INJURES ONE PERSON

    DEADLY CHAIN REACTION ACCIDENT ON I-75 IN MANATEE COUNTY FATALLY INJURES ONE PERSON
    On Friday August 23, 2014, during the height of rush hour traffic, a truck collided with several other vehicles on a bridge over the Manatee River, causing a fiery crash. The truck first hit a van which spun counter-clockwise before hitting…
  • Aug 21

    NEW V2V TECHNOLOGY COULD DRASTICALLY REDUCE MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

    NEW V2V TECHNOLOGY COULD DRASTICALLY REDUCE MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS
    The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V) technology is the next great advance in motor vehicle safety and implementing these safety features will save many lives. Preliminary…
Rank this Week: 2426

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 29

    GM Lawsuit to Reopen after Major Recall

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

    What to Do After a Car Accident

    What to Do After a Car Accident
    Unfortunately for South Florida drivers, almost everyone will be involved in a car accident at some point in their lives. Accidents can be stressful, even if it is a minor bump in the parking lot, and dealing with the after effects of…
  • Aug 7

    Former Hialeah Mayor Severely Injured in I-95 Crash

    Former Hialeah Mayor Severely Injured in I-95 Crash
    Former Hialeah Mayor Julio Martinez suffered major injuries as he was struck a car while he helped a friend change a tire on I-95. The driver of the car that struck him reportedly lost control of his vehicle and hit several cars, eventually…
Rank this Week: 1458

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Hernando County, Florida personal injury By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Aug 29

    Save Lives This Labor Day Weekend By Practicing These Driving Safety Tip

    Save Lives This Labor Day Weekend By Practicing These Driving Safety Tip
    As summer comes to an end and the beginning of school approaches, so does Labor Day. This holiday gives professionals, families and loved ones a three-day weekend to gather for a celebration of sorts. While Labor Day is an enjoyable holiday…
  • Aug 18

    National Safety Council Estimates Traffic Deaths Down 4 Percent in First Six Months of 2014

    National Safety Council Estimates Traffic Deaths Down 4 Percent in First Six Months of 2014
    Preliminary data collected by the National Safety Council shows that deaths from auto accidents during the first six months of 2014 are down 4 percent, compared to the exact same six month period in 2013. In 2014, 16,180 traffic fatalities…
  • Aug 4

    New Port Richey Man Killed in Spring Hill when Pickup Hits Tree

    New Port Richey Man Killed in Spring Hill when Pickup Hits Tree
    A 45-year-old New Port Richey man was killed early Saturday after his pickup truck left State Road 50 and hit a tree, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The man was traveling east on U.S. 50, just west of U.S. 19, around 6:45 a.m. in a…
Rank this Week: 3051

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Aug 29

    Put Safety First This Labor Day Weekend

    Put Safety First This Labor Day Weekend
    Labor Day weekend is not just the unofficial end of summer, it is statistically one of the most dangerous times to be on the roadways as a high number of traffic fatalities usually occur during this holiday period. In fact, the National…
  • Aug 19

    One Killed, Two Seriously Injured in Single-Vehicle Collision Near Inverne

    One Killed, Two Seriously Injured in Single-Vehicle Collision Near Inverne
    A 29-year-old woman was killed late Thursday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash just south of Inverness. The crash occurred at 5:05 p.m. on Pleasant Grove Road, just north of the intersection with Hillsdale Lane. The driver of a 1989 Honda…
  • Aug 14

    Truck Crashes into Back of School Bus in Homosassa

    Truck Crashes into Back of School Bus in Homosassa
    One Citrus County student was taken to a local hospital for observation Friday morning after a truck rammed into the back of a school bus. According to the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, a truck crashed into the back of the bus on…
Rank this Week: 2888

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Appellate Ruling Creates New Wrinkle Over Acceptance of Partial Payments That Are Endorsed as Full Payment

    Appellate Ruling Creates New Wrinkle Over Acceptance of Partial Payments That Are Endorsed as Full Payment
    By Roberto C. BlanchAs if collections of delinquent accounts were not already difficult enough for condominium associations and HOAs in Florida as the state recovers from the foreclosure crisis, a recent ruling by the Second District Court of…
  • Aug 22

    Firm Nominated for The Florida Community Association Journal Readers' Choice Award

    Firm Nominated for The Florida Community Association Journal Readers' Choice Award
    By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.The firm is proud to announce that we have been nominated for The Florida Community Association Journal Readers' Choice Awards in the legal services category, which…
  • Aug 5

    Former Homeowners Strike Windfall from Foreclosure Surplu

    Former Homeowners Strike Windfall from Foreclosure Surplu
    By Jonathan M. MofskyWould you be surprised to learn that an owner could walk away from his home, stop making mortgage payments, avoid all personal liability for debt on the property and still make nearly $100,000 after the property is…
Rank this Week: 2451

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/
  • Aug 29

    Detective arrested in St. Johns County prostitution sting

    Detective arrested in St. Johns County prostitution sting
    A Palatka police detective was arrested this month, caught in an undercover prostitution sting in St. Johns County. Police used Internet ads and discussions to have conversations with both men and women looking to either pay for or be paid…
  • Aug 25

    Jury rejects manslaughter charge, instead convicts man of battery in deadly fight

    Jury rejects manslaughter charge, instead convicts man of battery in deadly fight
    A jury did not find enough evidence to convict a man of manslaughter in the death of another partygoer, but instead found him guilty of a lesser charge of felony battery. The man was accused of punching another man repeatedly while the man…
  • Aug 22

    Nassau County deputies conduct drug-related search, find stolen property

    Nassau County deputies conduct drug-related search, find stolen property
    Police in Nassau County started an investigation after spotting marijuana plants in the yard, and then found several stolen vehicles behind the home. Three trailers, a truck, a boat, a jet ski and construction equipment were all found in the…
Rank this Week: 981

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

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

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 29

    Miami Nurses Failing to Follow Doctor’s Instruction

    Miami Nurses Failing to Follow Doctor’s Instruction
    Nurses are essential members of the healthcare team. Every day, in hospitals, nursing homes, and long-term care facilities throughout Florida, nurses play a vital, if sometimes overlooked, role in the care of patients and residents. Most of…
  • Aug 26

    Failure to Report a Change in a Patient’s Condition

    Failure to Report a Change in a Patient’s Condition
    Nurses provide the first line of care to patients in hospitals and other healthcare facilities. They generally have the most contact with the patients and are in the best position to monitor a patient’s medical condition. Moreover,…
  • Aug 25

    Why Hospital and Nursing Home Rankings Rarely Matter

    Why Hospital and Nursing Home Rankings Rarely Matter
    As a Miami Medical Malpractice Lawyer, I am often asked; “What is the safest hospital in Miami”?  To which I respond None!! Yes, some hospitals are generally safer than others.  For example, Baptist Hospital is…
Rank this Week: 670

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident…

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Cruise Ship Medical Malpractice – Are Ships Responsible?

    Cruise Ship Medical Malpractice – Are Ships Responsible?
    When you are on a cruise, you are often miles out into the ocean, far away from land. While on the cruise you may be engaging in extreme sports, eating foods you aren’t used to eating, walking on rocking floors, and being in close…
  • Aug 14

    Recovery for Injury When on a Cruise Excursion can be Difficult

    Recovery for Injury When on a Cruise Excursion can be Difficult
    We all know that if you’re injured while on a cruise, there’s a good chance that if anybody is liable for your injuries, it’s the cruise line. Inside the confines of the ship, it is the cruise line’s responsibility to…
  • Aug 4

    Spouses of Injured Victims Have Their Own Claims–But Maybe Not When the Injury Happens at Sea

    Spouses of Injured Victims Have Their Own Claims–But Maybe Not When the Injury Happens at Sea
    If you sustain personal injuries, certainly your own pain, suffering, loss of income, and other damages may be recoverable against a responsible party. Often though a victim’s injuries don’t just affect them, but also the people…
Rank this Week: 2696

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1271

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Health Solutions Can Help Prevent Trucking Collision

    Health Solutions Can Help Prevent Trucking Collision
    There are many things that contribute to trucking accidents in Hollywood and other communities. Driver error, mechanical failure, and poor road design, for example, all contribute to their fair share of traffic crashes each year. However, one…
  • Aug 27

    CNBC Trucking Industry Investigation Highlights Some Causes of Trucking Accident

    CNBC Trucking Industry Investigation Highlights Some Causes of Trucking Accident
    As trucking collisions continue to happen in Homestead and across the country, many people ask why the numbers of these crashes is not dropping. Recently, one station, CNBC, aired an investigative report about the state of the trucking…
  • Aug 21

    Some Trucking Companies Use Unsafe Tactic

    Some Trucking Companies Use Unsafe Tactic
    While some truck companies and carriers have a good reputation for safety and take steps to protect their drivers and other motorists on the road, others are not so conscientious. Unfortunately, some of the unsafe tactics used by a small…
Rank this Week: 4063

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Aug 29

    The Inbox - August 29, 2014

    The Inbox - August 29, 2014
    It’s only a matter of time before the traffic swells return to D.C. after a blissful summer of light, breezy roadway locomotion.  As the holiday weekend begins to take hold, ushering in the anticipated congestion, here are a few…
  • Aug 26

    Five Takeaways from the Second Circuit’s Dodd-Frank Decision in Liu v. Siemen

    Five Takeaways from the Second Circuit’s Dodd-Frank Decision in Liu v. Siemen
    Taiwan and Manhattan’s Foley Square are separated by 7,874 miles, and Taiwanese citizen Meng-Lin Liu couldn’t bridge the distance in federal court.  Liu sought to recover in Manhattan under the Dodd-Frank Act’s…
  • Aug 14

    Part 3 - Anatomy of a Big-Time Non-Compete Dispute

    Part 3 - Anatomy of a Big-Time Non-Compete Dispute
    Over the past few days, we’ve been covering the non-compete dispute between American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. (ARCP) and the Carlyle Group LP and Jeffrey Holland.  (Here are Part 1 and Part 2 of our series in case you need…
Rank this Week: 2007

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Concussions and Other Head Injuries in Youth Soccer

    Concussions and Other Head Injuries in Youth Soccer
    Earlier this summer, sports lovers in America joined those across the globe in watching (and cheering for) a game loved the world over – soccer. While long-popular in other countries, Americans have been slow to embrace soccer, but the…
  • Aug 28

    Allegations Against Doctor, if Confirmed, Suggest Brazen Medicare Fraud

    Allegations Against Doctor, if Confirmed, Suggest Brazen Medicare Fraud
    As we have detailed on these pages, the scope and brazenness of Medicare fraud is truly breathtaking. The federal government is having trouble keeping up with all the schemes, and some of them are quite blatant indeed. But San Francisco qui…
  • Aug 27

    Earthquakes, Insurance, and Liability

    Earthquakes, Insurance, and Liability
    Over the weekend, our area was hit by a 6.o earthquake. As Californians, we all know that earthquakes can happen, but it is always a bit surprising when it does and Sunday’s quake was the largest since 1989. In this post, our Northern…
Rank this Week: 1348

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/
  • Aug 29

    Miami’s Entrepreneurial Landscape Evolve

    Miami’s Entrepreneurial Landscape Evolve
    Guest blog post written by Seth Werner, Chairman/CEO Harbour Real Estate Corporation. In 2013, Miami raked in about $300 million in venture capital, a staggering jump from previous years. While Miami has always had its fair share of…
  • Aug 26

    Miami Developers Utilizing Non Traditional Sources of Venture Capital

    Miami Developers Utilizing Non Traditional Sources of Venture Capital
    With all the current and planned building projects taking place in South Florida, it seems the recent real estate crash has largely been forgotten. However, the collapse still haunts traditional lending institutions, many of whom are…
  • Aug 19

    Foreign Investors Still Stimulating Miami’s Real Estate Boom

    Foreign Investors Still Stimulating Miami’s Real Estate Boom
    Miami, once the poster child for the recent housing bubble and subsequent crash, now has the strongest housing market in the U.S. and is one of the exclusive high-end real estate “export” economies in the world. This remarkable…
Rank this Week: 1547

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/
  • Aug 29

    The Importance of Jurisdiction from Cops to Civil Court

    The Importance of Jurisdiction from Cops to Civil Court
    The world is becoming an ever-smaller place. With the Internet creating a "place" that exists apart from traditional notions of states, countries, or even continents, borders sometimes seem like an old-fashioned concept. Nonetheless,…
  • Aug 27

    Two Feet Versus Two Wheels: When Pedestrians Are Hit By Negligent Motorcycle Rider

    Two Feet Versus Two Wheels: When Pedestrians Are Hit By Negligent Motorcycle Rider
    At The Pittman Firm, we work with the injured and the grieving. Often our clients found themselves in a position where they were vulnerable to someone else's negligent or reckless decisions. We don't represent only one type of injured…
  • Aug 25

    A Shocking Form of Elder Abuse - Sexual Abuse in Nursing Home

    A Shocking Form of Elder Abuse - Sexual Abuse in Nursing Home
    In recent decades, our society has become increasingly aware of the dangers of child sexual abuse. We believe strongly in preventing child sexual abuse, stopping it when it does occur, and bringing the perpetrators to justice. At the same…
Rank this Week: 3775

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/
  • Aug 29

    Addicted to Email?

    Addicted to Email?
    This article on the "tyranny of email" had me thinking this morning:White-collar cubicle dwellers complain about email for good reason. They spend 28 percent of their workweek slogging through the stuff, according to the McKinsey Global…
  • Aug 28

    Rejected!

    Rejected!
    More good news here!A state appeals court on Thursday rejected Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's request to hold off on deciding the constitutionality of Florida's gay-marriage ban until after the U.S. Supreme Court someday rules on the…
  • Aug 28

    Practice Tip 101 -- Remember to Notice Your Video Deposition!

    Practice Tip 101 -- Remember to Notice Your Video Deposition!
    Surprise surprise surprise!(Boy do I miss Gomer.)Are you required to notice your videotaped deposition in federal court?What if you just "forgot" and you elicited something delicious (one-minute delay in responding to critical question) that…
Rank this Week: 158

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

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

    Florida Judge Keeps Out Otherwise Relevant Testimony Because Defendant Failed to Disclose it Pre-Trial

    Florida Judge Keeps Out Otherwise Relevant Testimony Because Defendant Failed to Disclose it Pre-Trial
    During the discovery process in a Florida personal injury suit, both parties are required to hand over certain evidence that they believe they will introduce at trial. This is fair to both sides, for it decreases the chance of being…
  • Aug 27

    Florida Family Wracked By Drunk Driver

    Florida Family Wracked By Drunk Driver
    One Florida family is lucky to be alive after a drunk driver crashed into their car as they were leaving a “Movies in the Park” event in Clay County. According to a report by News 4 Jax, the driver—a sixth-grade school…
  • Aug 25

    Wrong-Way Crash Kills Miami Motorcyclist and Injures One Other

    Wrong-Way Crash Kills Miami Motorcyclist and Injures One Other
    In a tragic accident in Miami last month, a motorcyclist lost his life when he was hit head-on by a motorist who was driving the wrong way on the highway. According to a report by CBS Miami, the accident occurred on Interstate 95 just north…
Rank this Week: 3335

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Aug 29

    Accord and Satisfaction: How Doctors can Avoid Prematurely Settling a PIP Suit

    Accord and Satisfaction: How Doctors can Avoid Prematurely Settling a PIP Suit
    A simple but often overlooked aspect of PIP (personal injury protection insurance) is that the Florida rules of civil procedure apply to Florida PIP Suits. Often times, PIP carriers will pay medical providers a reduced amount for the services…
  • Aug 28

    Grocery Stores Avoid Liability for Slip and Fall Accident

    Grocery Stores Avoid Liability for Slip and Fall Accident
    Most slip and falls at businesses involve what is known as a transitory foreign substance. A transitory foreign substance is something or some condition that was there only for a short period of time before the fall occurred. The Florida…
  • Aug 27

    Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners: Why a PIP Insurer Should Not Reduce Charge

    Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners: Why a PIP Insurer Should Not Reduce Charge
    A physician assistant (PA) is defined by the American Academy of Physician Assistants as a “healthcare professional who is licensed to practice medicine as a part of a team with physicians and other providers.” A nurse…
Rank this Week: 1011

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Aug 29

    Problems with the Intoxilyzer 8000 and Power Outage

    Problems with the Intoxilyzer 8000 and Power Outage
    The FDLE website has a section on its website where it sporadically adds “Miscellaneous and Correspondence” on different Intoxilyzer 8000 machines. Criminal defense attorneys rarely get notice when the machines suffer from serious…
  • Jul 4

    HCSO Cancels the 4th of July DUI Checkpoint

    HCSO Cancels the 4th of July DUI Checkpoint
          It looks like the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office waited until the last minute to cancel a July 4th DUI Checkpoint.       Two days ago, the checkpoint was still listed on the HCSO website for an…
  • Jun 21

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Checkpoint on Friday, June 20, 2014

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Checkpoint on Friday, June 20, 2014
    If you were arrested in Friday night’s DUI checkpoint in Brandon, Florida, give us a call to discuss your case. Many states have banned the use of checkpoints under their state constitution. In Florida, the use of DUI checkpoints are…
Rank this Week: 1732

Powell & Espat Blog

Powell & Espat Blog

Covers legal rights and important information for consumers regarding the legal system and our jury system in America.

http://mattlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 29

    Ladder Buckling Injures Two Men, Serves As Reminder

    Ladder Buckling Injures Two Men, Serves As Reminder
    Ladders are notorious for being the cause of many falls. Over 8,000 workers fall from ladders each year. If you have been injured, contact a personal injury attorney. Continue reading →
  • Aug 28

    Childhood Drowning: A Substantiated Fear

    Childhood Drowning: A Substantiated Fear
    Childhood drowning can happen quickly. Parents should take extra precautions when small children are around swimming pools. Continue reading →
  • Aug 25

    Shift Work Danger: Steel Worker Killed On Job

    Shift Work Danger: Steel Worker Killed On Job
    Shift workers can be at higher risk of injury due to the nature of their jobs. Reports show that those working irregular hours are at five times greater risk of accidents occurring. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 2154

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law. By the Law Office of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3770

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    YOU WON'T HAVE NIXON TO KICK AROUND ANYMORE

    YOU WON'T HAVE NIXON TO KICK AROUND ANYMORE
    Within two years he lost one of the closest presidential elections in history and then went on to get trounced in the race for governor of California. No politician could come back from two consecutive crushing defeats.  A lucrative…
  • Aug 26

    ELECTION CENTRAL 2014 - PRIMARY RESULTS

    ELECTION CENTRAL 2014 - PRIMARY RESULTS
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:ELECTION CENTRAL 2014   PRIMARY RESULTS  BREAKING NEWS.....ZILBER PULLS AHEAD OF FONTS***You should refresh this page regularly for updates.***Only two races really worth watching: ***With 93% of the…
  • Aug 26

    ELECTION DAY - VOTE

    ELECTION DAY - VOTE
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:V O T E For the past two weeks, many of you have participated in our democracy by mailing in your Absentee Ballots or by going to the polls during Early Voting.  Today is your last chance to exercise your right to…
Rank this Week: 76

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    If my husband and I were never officially married can I still get VA DIC benefits?

    If my husband and I were never officially married can I still get VA DIC benefits?
    DIC for Common Law Surviving Spouse Typically, to qualify for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) as a surviving spouse, the spouse must have been married to a Service member who died on active duty or married to a Veteran (for at…
  • Aug 27

    Why are “buddy statements” important in developing your VA claim

    Why are “buddy statements” important in developing your VA claim
    Many veterans seeking service-connected compensation benefits from the VA are not aware of the importance of a well-prepared “buddy statement”. These statements can be from your spouse, friend, pastor, adult child, or from a…
  • Aug 25

    VA says it is going to reduce my benefits, now what?

    VA says it is going to reduce my benefits, now what?
    In my previous post, I discussed the delicate yet serious adverse VA action of declaring incompetency. While there are various types of adverse actions, including incompetency and the reduction of benefits – each involves the same basic…
Rank this Week: 4652

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/
  • Aug 28

    Justice Kennedy was at UM Law to welcome new student

    Justice Kennedy was at UM Law to welcome new student
    Miami in August?  He needs to schedule this trip for beginning of the Spring semester...Anyway, Justice Kennedy had this to say (via UM News):He had expected answers such as The Verdict, To Kill a Mockingbird, or A Few Good…
  • Aug 27

    This is an incredible story

    This is an incredible story
    What happened here?The jury agreed with the defense and had reasonable doubt about whether the dad did it..The jury believed that the dad did it and the jury excused his behavior.The jury didn't know and didn't care. pollcode.com free…
  • Aug 26

    Daily Report investigates how 11th Circuit handles complaints against judge

    Daily Report investigates how 11th Circuit handles complaints against judge
    Alyson Palmer has this great article about her research into the complaints about judges filed with the 11th Circuit.  The very public suspension of Judge Fuller because of his arrest for domestic violence led her to investigate.…
Rank this Week: 74