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San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

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

    Oakland/San Francisco Airplane Accident Attorney Looks at Ground Aviation Accident

    Oakland/San Francisco Airplane Accident Attorney Looks at Ground Aviation Accident
    When people think of an aviation accident (at least people who didn’t see this post’s title or read/experience the news story that inspired it!), a midair disaster often comes to mind.  However, a surprising number of plane…
  • Sep 2

    Renter Fights Back: Tenant Files Suit Following $6,700 Rent Hike

    Renter Fights Back: Tenant Files Suit Following $6,700 Rent Hike
    There are countless reasons to love San Francisco including our vibrant cultural scene, amazing restaurants, and countless year-round outdoor activities courtesy of the temperate climate.  In 2013, The Huffington Post looked at why San…
  • Sep 1

    California Supreme Court Paves Way for Dangerous Condition of Public Property Claim

    California Supreme Court Paves Way for Dangerous Condition of Public Property Claim
    Many people assume that personal injury law is a rather static field; after all, while the mode of injuries may change, injuries themselves are far from a new concept.  Nonetheless, injury law does indeed evolve.  As your San…
Rank this Week: 4443

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Sep 4

    VA Benefits for Non-Veterans: Spouses – Part 2

    VA Benefits for Non-Veterans: Spouses – Part 2
    In Part One, we discussed requirements for a spouse to be eligible to receive VA benefits. Today we are going to discuss the types of benefits that are available to a surviving spouse after the veteran’s death. Note that this area of VA…
  • Sep 3

    Video Blog – Preparing for C&P Exam

    Video Blog – Preparing for C&P Exam
    Matthew:  Hello, and welcome to the Hill & Ponton Veterans Video Blog. I’m Matthew Hill. Carol:  I’m Carol Ponton. Matthew:  Today we’d like to talk to you about C&P exams – more specifically,…
  • Sep 2

    Survivor’s Benefits – How to Navigate the Complex VA System after a Veteran’s Death Part 2

    Survivor’s Benefits – How to Navigate the Complex VA System after a Veteran’s Death Part 2
    Today, we will cover the topic of substitution in relation to survivor’s benefits. Survivors of veterans who died on or after October 10, 2008 are eligible to step into the shoes of the deceased veteran by using the substitution…
Rank this Week: 1780

Florida Banking Law Blog

Florida Banking Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting banking, finance and loan enforcement in Florida. By Rogers Towers, PA.

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

    INVOLUNTARY BANKRUPTCY 101: BEWARE OF THE PITFALLS

    INVOLUNTARY BANKRUPTCY 101: BEWARE OF THE PITFALLS
    Authored by J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr. and Armando Nozzolilloand J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr. and Armando Nozzolillo of Rogers TowersAs mentioned in previous posts, filing an involuntary bankruptcy petition could subject a petitioning creditor to…
  • Sep 1

    Can a Borrower Extinguish My Junior Lien By Purchasing and Foreclosing a Senior Lien?

    Can a Borrower Extinguish My Junior Lien By Purchasing and Foreclosing a Senior Lien?
    Authored by Mark S. Mitchell and Timothy D. Hedrickand Mark S. Mitchell and Timothy D. Hedrick of Rogers TowersThrough the economic turmoil of the late 2000s, borrowers came up with creative (and at times, inequitable) ways to protect their…
  • Aug 27

    MILITARY LENDING ACT COVERS SOME BANKING PRODUCTS

    MILITARY LENDING ACT COVERS SOME BANKING PRODUCTS
    Authored by Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersOn July 22, 2015, the Department of Defense (DOD) issued its final rule implementing the Military Lending Act (MLA).  Enacted in 2006, the MLA seeks to protect active-duty military members and…
Rank this Week: 1573

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

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

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former LPL Financial Broker Julius Kenney

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former LPL Financial Broker Julius Kenney
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Julius Franklin Kenney IV (CRD #5500248, Calhoun, Georgia). Kenney recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in…
  • Sep 2

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Michael J. Howard

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Michael J. Howard
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Michael John Howard (CRD #2966446, Frankfort, Illinois). Howard recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was assessed a deferred fine of $15,000 and suspended from…
  • Aug 31

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Justin Amaral

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Justin Amaral
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Justin Amaral (CRD #4440980, Boston, Massachusetts). Amaral recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any…
Rank this Week: 924

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

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

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 4

    ¡Hable Inglés Por Favor!

    ¡Hable Inglés Por Favor!
    ¡Dios mío!El multimillonario y líder en los sondeos de las primarias republicanas Donald Trump criticó el miércoles a su rival Jeb Bush porque habla en público en español, la lengua materna…
  • Sep 3

    Go Directly to Jail!

    Go Directly to Jail!
    Good!Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was taken to jail Thursday by U.S. Marshals after a federal judge found her in contempt of court for ignoring his order to issue marriage licenses.U.S. District Judge David Bunning ordered Davis to remain in…
  • Sep 3

    Will Someone Please Marry This Man?

    Will Someone Please Marry This Man?
    Miami lawyer Michael Garofola is looking for love on every reality show he can:Earlier this year, Garofola, a former Davis Polk & Wardwell associate and federal prosecutor, took a break from his job as general counsel for Trans Pacific…
Rank this Week: 293

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Labor Day Drunk Driving in Florida Costs Live

    Labor Day Drunk Driving in Florida Costs Live
    The Labor Day weekend is a time to honor the nation's workers. It's also unfortunately for some an excuse to drink and drive in Florida. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that during the 2013 Labor Day…
  • Sep 2

    Study: Bicycle Injuries, Deaths Increase With Ridership

    Study: Bicycle Injuries, Deaths Increase With Ridership
    Bicycle ridership is increasingly touted as a cheap, easy, environmentally-friendly way to burn calories and get to your destination. There is ample evidence to suggest bicycle ridership has increased in Florida and nationally over the last…
  • Aug 30

    Father of Teen Killed in DUI Crash Sues Girl's Friends, Parent

    Father of Teen Killed in DUI Crash Sues Girl's Friends, Parent
    The tragic death of a 17-year-old in Connecticut has affected many lives forever, including those of her parents and also her peers, who allegedly allowed her to get behind the wheel with a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.27 - more than…
Rank this Week: 1606

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

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

    Why The Tom Brady Decision is Similar to Insurance Altered Engineering and Damage Report

    Why The Tom Brady Decision is Similar to Insurance Altered Engineering and Damage Report
    The Tom Brady legal victory is being criticized, lauded, and talked about by millions in our fanatical football country. Unlike the vast majority of fans—and being a nerdy insurance lawyer—I read the report. While doing so, I was…
  • Sep 3

    FEMA Flood Back to Slow Mo with Old Guard in Place

    FEMA Flood Back to Slow Mo with Old Guard in Place
    Brad Kieserman is a leader. He took over a National Flood Insurance mess caused by others previously overseeing the National Flood Program and changed the culture. Unfortunately, the Red Cross hired him away and the old bureaucratic guard is…
  • Sep 3

    Excess Insurance Carriers Dismissed From Superstorm Sandy Claim in New York

    Excess Insurance Carriers Dismissed From Superstorm Sandy Claim in New York
    In the Supreme Court of the State of New York for the County of New York, the Honorable Barbara Jaffe, granted defendants’ Arch Insurance Group and Arch Specialty Insurance Company’s motions, dismissing them from a Superstorm…
Rank this Week: 1011

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/
  • Sep 4

    Railroad Accidents a Real Risk in Florida

    Railroad Accidents a Real Risk in Florida
    According to the Federal Railroad Administration Office of Safety, there has been a sharp increase in railroad accident deaths – from 301 deaths in 2014 to 363 deaths in 2015. A total of 22 of these railroad accident deaths have…
  • Sep 2

    Injured as a Passenger in a Car Wreck? Understand Your Right

    Injured as a Passenger in a Car Wreck? Understand Your Right
    You are in the front passenger seat of your friend’s vehicle. They are driving down Coral Way in Miami, Florida when another driver t-bones the vehicle. You suffer serious injuries including whiplash, a bulging disc in your L4/L5…
  • Aug 25

    What to Do in an Accident with a Rental Car

    What to Do in an Accident with a Rental Car
    You just arrived in Miami and are ready to enjoy some of the city’s amazing amenities. You are traveling down Coral Way when a careless driver t-bones your rental vehicle. Our team of experienced Miami car accident attorneys deal with…
Rank this Week: 4467

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Sep 3

    Florida’s Patent Troll Prevention Act Will Be A Disaster

    Florida’s Patent Troll Prevention Act Will Be A Disaster
    Unlike some of the neutral and unbiased articles published on this blog, this article is purely my opinion.  Florida’s new Patent Troll Prevention Act, Florida Statutes §§ 501.991-997, will be a disaster.  Similar to…
  • Aug 31

    Marijuana Business owner denied Bankruptcy relief

    Marijuana Business owner denied Bankruptcy relief
    Recently the United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Tenth Circuit found that a Colorado marijuana business owner could not be awarded bankruptcy relief. The Court noted that even though Colorado has legalized the acts of…
  • Aug 27

    Abandoned? No, just modernized.

    Abandoned? No, just modernized.
    Is an original trademark abandoned if a subsequent modified version of the mark creates the same, continuous commercial impression?  In a case of first impression, the Federal Circuit answered in a resounding no.  Jack Wolfskin…
Rank this Week: 983

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    "HUCKLEBERRY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE" DOUBLES DOWN ON HIS ATTACK ON THE CONSTITUTION

    "HUCKLEBERRY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE" DOUBLES DOWN ON HIS ATTACK ON THE CONSTITUTION
    UPDATE:  The jail house door has slammed behind Ms. Davis as she is found in contempt of court.  The bottom line: don't openly defy a federal judge, unless you are ready for 3 hots and a cot.Ms. Davis is described as being in…
  • Sep 2

    AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

    AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
    UPDATE WARREN SCHWARTZ: We've heard that long time REGJB fixture Warren Schwartz had some unexpected surgery today, but that he is doing fine and resting comfortably. We are sure all of our readers join in wishing him a speedy…
  • Aug 31

    REPORT FROM GROUND ZERO

    REPORT FROM GROUND ZERO
    DRAFT UPDATE (yawn) 9pm tonight? Let us know. Rain storm Erika. Ground Zero. Wet leaves scattered everywhere. The gardner will be upset. Neighbor has a tree branch down. Uhho. Channel seven news van comes screeching…
Rank this Week: 161

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Former AUSA Michael Garofola (and Bachelorette contestant!) back in the new

    Former AUSA Michael Garofola (and Bachelorette contestant!) back in the new
    S.F. Lawyers beat me to it.  Earlier this year, Garofola, a former Davis Polk & Wardwell associate and federal prosecutor, took a break from his job as general counsel for Trans Pacific Polymers and Gulf Energy and Chemical Company…
  • Sep 3

    PB Post live tweeting federal trial in WPB (UPDATED)

    PB Post live tweeting federal trial in WPB (UPDATED)
    Joe Zada is waiting for a verdict in West Palm Beach. Big fraud case with lots of shenanigans.  The Palm Beach Post live tweeted closing arguments here.  And here's a nice summary from the online paper:Joseph Zada didn’t show…
  • Sep 1

    SCOTUS: Bond for ex-Governor

    SCOTUS: Bond for ex-Governor
    I've never seen the Supreme Court do this before, but it granted bond for former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell yesterday in this order.  From the Richmond Times-Disptach:In a surprise to some observers, the U.S. Supreme Court on…
Rank this Week: 127

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg.

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Sep 3

    Dangers of Underinflated or Flat Tire

    Dangers of Underinflated or Flat Tire
    Getting a flat tire is not exactly one of life’s many joys. Car tire problems are annoying, frustrating and – most importantly – dangerous. Tire safety is, as our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of…
  • Aug 31

    South Florida’s Boating Accident Problem

    South Florida’s Boating Accident Problem
    Our Delray Beach boating accident injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg spend a great deal of time discussing common personal injury issues such as auto accidents, product liability, premises liability and medical…
  • Aug 28

    Man Injured on West Boca Construction Site

    Man Injured on West Boca Construction Site
    Our Delray Beach lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg represent individuals who have suffered a wide range of injuries, including but not limited to those resulting from auto accidents, misdiagnoses, slip & fall incidents…
Rank this Week: 4902

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Guardianship: Can I Oppose a Petition for Appointment of Successor Guardian filed by a Nominated Successor Guardian?

    Guardianship: Can I Oppose a Petition for Appointment of Successor Guardian filed by a Nominated Successor Guardian?
    The short and quick answer is yes, it is a possibility, but you should first be familiar with applicable Florida Statutes and some definitions before proceeding.  A Nomination of Successor Guardian is a document drafted and notarized by…
  • Aug 25

    How to replace or remove a Court Appointed Guardian in Florida?

    How to replace or remove a Court Appointed Guardian in Florida?
    Has your loved one been deemed incapacitated by a court order and had a court appointed guardian over their person and property? Do you believe the court appointed guardian is improperly taking care of your loved one and managing their assets…
  • Aug 13

    Voluntary Guardianship in Florida

    Voluntary Guardianship in Florida
    In Florida, a voluntary guardianship over a person’s property is available for a competent person who is unable to manage his or her own financial affairs. To begin the process, the person seeking a voluntary guardianship files a…
Rank this Week: 4529

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Pinellas woman arrested, turns one bad decision into two

    Pinellas woman arrested, turns one bad decision into two
    Our fair state and our county gets another national nod as the New York Daily News writes up a brief story about a woman who was arrested for driving under the influence as well as possession of a controlled substance.  Perhaps…
  • Aug 28

    Why you need to hire your lawyer before charges are filed

    Why you need to hire your lawyer before charges are filed
    One of the most common mistakes we come across is when people are first arrested.  Many people make the mistake of waiting until their first court date before hiring a criminal defense lawyer.  They figure that once they are…
  • Aug 20

    Recommended disbarment for Bubba the Love Sponge lawyer

    Recommended disbarment for Bubba the Love Sponge lawyer
    We have previously blogged about the now infamous DUI set-up during a civil trial involving two Tampa Bay area DJ s.  We then blogged about the possible punishment and the aftermath.  Now there is word coming down that the Florida…
Rank this Week: 3703

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Appeals Court Sides with Injured Slip and Fall Cruise Ship Passenger

    Appeals Court Sides with Injured Slip and Fall Cruise Ship Passenger
    A federal appellate decision in a cruise ship accident case of a slip and fall lodged against Norwegian Cruise Line could lead to more plaintiff victories in similar cases down the road.  The United States Court of Appeals for the…
  • Aug 28

    A Look at Cruise Ship Illnesse

    A Look at Cruise Ship Illnesse
    Cruise ships bring together a large number of people from many different areas and backgrounds.  Communicable illnesses are always a threat to passengers and crew members.  The crowded, somewhat enclosed nature of the cruise ship…
  • Aug 22

    Two Crew Members Hospitalized After Accident on Pride of America Cruise Ship

    Two Crew Members Hospitalized After Accident on Pride of America Cruise Ship
    Recently, two crew members were hospitalized after an accident on the Pride of America, a Norwegian Cruise Line ship.  The accident occurred while the ship was docked in Hilo, Hawaii.  Norwegian reports that officers were performing…
Rank this Week: 3537

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Personal Injury Law and Truck Accident Law. Published By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3356

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Donald Trump and U.S. Immigration

    Donald Trump and U.S. Immigration
    “[Donald] Trump said he wants to require employers to pay H-1B workers much more money, which he said would discourage companies from hiring them and boost job prospects for Americans. “He also wants to have tech jobs offered to…
  • Aug 31

    Successful E-2 Visas for Business Purchase

    Successful E-2 Visas for Business Purchase
    Boyer Law Firm has recently obtained several E-2 visas for clients through the purchase of a business. One of these business purchases was for $60,000. The client also invested in other items in order to raise their investment amount to…
  • Aug 28

    Florida Small Business – Top 10 Least Burdensome State

    Florida Small Business – Top 10 Least Burdensome State
    Florida small business ranked among the top 10 best states for regulatory business climate, according to a study from the San Francisco-based Pacific Research Institute. Florida, which ranked No. 9 overall, came in about average for its…
Rank this Week: 967

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridacaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Hand and Feet Injuries are Common After Serious Car Crashe

    Hand and Feet Injuries are Common After Serious Car Crashe
    Serious car accidents can lead to devastating hand and feet injuries. Each year in Hollywood and South Florida, drivers and passengers find their lives permanently changed due to injuries to the extremities. These types of injuries can be…
  • Aug 28

    Drive Safely During the Last Weekend of Summer

    Drive Safely During the Last Weekend of Summer
    Now that summer is coming to a close, many people are having end-of-summer parties. In many cases, these parties involve barbecue and alcohol. Whether you are throwing a party yourself or attending someone else’s event, make sure that…
  • Aug 26

    Is Your Child Walking or Biking to School This Year? Have a Plan

    Is Your Child Walking or Biking to School This Year? Have a Plan
    If your child will be biking or walking to school this year, this is a good time of year to review your plan to avoid pedestrian accidents. Biking or walking to school gives your child the chance to exercise, get fresh air, and spend time…
Rank this Week: 5067

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/
  • Sep 2

    Automatic Emergency Braking Saves Lives in Trucking Crashe

    Automatic Emergency Braking Saves Lives in Trucking Crashe
    Advanced Automatic Braking, Automatic Emergency Braking, Autonomous Braking: these devices have many names, but no matter what you call them they are designed to save lives. These brakes work by engaging when a driver does not or cannot. If a…
  • Aug 28

    Are You Worried About Your Finances After Your Trucking Collision?

    Are You Worried About Your Finances After Your Trucking Collision?
    Trucking collisions in Hollywood, Miami, and other South Florida cities can be extremely expensive. That’s why you might be relying on your insurance to help cover your costs after a collision. Even with excellent coverage, though, you…
  • Aug 26

    What You Need to Know About Head Injuries After Your Truck Crash

    What You Need to Know About Head Injuries After Your Truck Crash
    Unfortunately, traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the more common injuries sustained in trucking accidents. In fact, of the estimated 1.7 million Americans who will suffer a TBI this year, about 17.1% of them will sustain their injuries…
Rank this Week: 956

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Roof and Scaffolding Accident

    Roof and Scaffolding Accident
    Construction site accidents in Hollywood and South Florida cause many injuries, and one of the most common injuries on building sites include scaffolding and roof accidents. When workers are on roofs or scaffolding, they require extra…
  • Aug 28

    Are You a Cruise Ship Worker Injured On The Job?

    Are You a Cruise Ship Worker Injured On The Job?
    Cruise ship workers and crew have a hard job. While they get to travel the world, they also have to put in demanding hours at work, offer exceptional customer service to cruise ship passengers, and complete their tasks – sometimes in…
  • Aug 26

    Common Reasons for Wrong-Site Surgery – And What You Can Do to Prevent It

    Common Reasons for Wrong-Site Surgery – And What You Can Do to Prevent It
    Wrong site surgery happens when the wrong part or the wrong patient is operated upon. This can happen if a patient’s left lung is operated on, for example, when the patient went in for surgery on their right lung. In some cases, wrong…
Rank this Week: 2040

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

Provides news and views on current topics in elder law, estate planning, wills and trusts, caregiver issues, probate and estate administration, Medicaid and Veterans benefits, other issues of importance to seniors and their families. By Joseph S. Karp.

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Florida Treasure Coast Alzheimer's film, symposium free for caregivers and professional

    Florida Treasure Coast Alzheimer's film, symposium free for caregivers and professional
    Attention dementia caregivers and professionals: Dementia caregivers and professionals are invited to see the film, His Neighbor Phil - A Story of Love, Devotion and Alzheimer's Disease on Sept. 17 from 1:30 to 4:00 pm at The Grace Place…
  • Sep 2

    Florida Medicaid divisor increase

    Florida Medicaid divisor increase
    Effective September 1, 2015, the Florida Medicaid penalty divisor is $8,346.00. (It was $7,995.00). If an otherwise eligible applicant for long-term care Medicaid benefits has made uncompensated transfers during the look-back period…
  • Aug 25

    Breakfast workshops cover HIPAA, changing Medicaid and VA rules, managed care and more

    Breakfast workshops cover HIPAA, changing Medicaid and VA rules, managed care and more
    We had a great turnout at our three August breakfast workshops for social workers and health care workers! Attendees networked, and heard updates about several important topics: Attorney Joseph Karp discussed the health care community's…
Rank this Week: 3992

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Florida’s Bicycle Death Rate Highest in Nation

    Florida’s Bicycle Death Rate Highest in Nation
    A new report on bicyclist deaths by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that Florida has the highest rate of bicycling deaths of any state in the nation — 0.57 per 100,000 people, more than double the nationwide rate of…
  • Aug 26

    Hawthorne Man Killed in Tractor Accident

    Hawthorne Man Killed in Tractor Accident
    An 82-year-old Hawthorne man was killed last week when he was crushed while his tractor towed another tractor in a pasture in Putnam County. Just before 1 p.m., the man was using a Masse tractor to tow a Ford tractor from a field at 125…
  • Aug 21

    1 Killed After Train Hits Car in Auburndale

    1 Killed After Train Hits Car in Auburndale
    One person is dead after an Amtrak train struck a vehicle in Auburndale Monday evening. A 44-year-old man died in the accident that occurred on Stadium Road near Bennett Street. According to witnesses, the arms were down and the lights were…
Rank this Week: 1375

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Stay Safe this Labor Day Weekend

    Stay Safe this Labor Day Weekend
    For most, Labor Day weekend symbolizes the unofficial end of summer. As a three-day weekend, this gives many Americans the chance to celebrate with friends and family one more time before fall comes around and the weather gets cooler. Whether…
  • Aug 20

    Motorcyclist Killed in Brandon Collision

    Motorcyclist Killed in Brandon Collision
    A 33-year-old Plant City motorcyclist was killed in a crash near Brandon early Tuesday. The motorcyclist lost control of his Yamaha around 3:15 a.m. while making a right turn from E Adamo Drive onto northbound U.S. 301, according to the…
  • Aug 6

    Semi Crashes into Manatee River

    Semi Crashes into Manatee River
    Slick roads are what caused a semi-truck to travel over a bridge in Manatee County and dive into the water. Fortunately, a Good Samaritan saw the whole thing and came to the driver’s rescue. After the crash, the truck was crushed,…
Rank this Week: 3101

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Sep 2

    Can Punitive Damages Be Awarded For Texting And Driving?

    Can Punitive Damages Be Awarded For Texting And Driving?
    Last year Florida passed a law banning texting while driving (F.S. 316.305).  The Legislature stated that the intent of the statute was to:Improve roadway safety for all vehicle operators, passengers, bicyclists, pedestrians, and other…
  • Aug 31

    Has your Child’s Bicycle Been Recalled Over A Safety Hazard?

    Has your Child’s Bicycle Been Recalled Over A Safety Hazard?
    When you hear the word “recall” you usually think of an unsafe car or bad food. However, any item can be recalled due to some sort of safety hazard. This includes things like clothes, toys and even decorative items.  The…
  • Aug 27

    Six Tips To Remember When Preparing For A Hurricane!

    Six Tips To Remember When Preparing For A Hurricane!
    Hurricane season is here and the peak of the season is right around the corner. Are you prepared if a hurricane hits your area? There are many things that can help you stay safe when a hurricane comes along but here are six tips to remember…
Rank this Week: 2159

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign is underway. From August 19 through September 7, 2015, the national drunk driving enforcement crackdown will run to…
  • Aug 21

    UCF Police Increasing DUI Patrols Friday

    UCF Police Increasing DUI Patrols Friday
    The UCF Police Department, in partnership with Florida Highway Patrol, Orange County and Seminole County sheriff’s offices, will be amping up their efforts to reduce the number of drunk drivers on the roads Friday. The agencies will be…
  • Aug 17

    Mother Accused of DUI with Child in Car

    Mother Accused of DUI with Child in Car
    A mother was arrested in Marion County after she was accused of driving under the influence while her 2-year-old daughter slept in a car seat in the back seat. The 26-year-old faces charges of DUI and child neglect. The Marion County…
Rank this Week: 4866

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/
  • Sep 2

    FINRA Awards UBS Client $2.9 Million

    FINRA Awards UBS Client $2.9 Million
    UBS ordered to pay $2.9 million in another FINRA arbitration claim. The financial Industry Regulator authority (FINRA) awarded Ana Teresa Lopes-Gonzales and Andres Ricardo Gomez $2.4 million in damages and about $480,000 for attorneys fees.…
  • Sep 2

    SEC Settles Charges Against Colonial Tidewater Reality

    SEC Settles Charges Against Colonial Tidewater Reality
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced they settled charges against three men that defrauded investor in Colonial Tidewater Reality. The SEC also settled charges with Signator Investors for failure to supervise two of their…
  • Aug 31

    Recovery United Mortgage Trust Investment Losse

    Recovery United Mortgage Trust Investment Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in United Mortgage Trust? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim against the brokerage firm that sold you the investment. Real…
Rank this Week: 228

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4561

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Family Law in Florida.

http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Blog_System/Recent_Blog_Posts/RSS.xml
  • Sep 2

    Commingling Nonmarital Asset

    Commingling Nonmarital Asset
    One or both parties in a divorce case may have come to the marriage with an asset. In many cases, these assets become the property of both parties during the marriage due to the commingling of nonmarital assets with marital…
  • Aug 31

    Givens Givens Sparks' Chris Codling Featured on NBC 8's "On Your Side"

    Givens Givens Sparks' Chris Codling Featured on NBC 8's "On Your Side"
    Our very own Chris Codling was featured on NBC 8’s segment titled “On Your Side.” Codling is representing a homeowner who experienced property damage due to a sink hole. Homeowners found a six-foot deep sinkhole between …
  • Aug 19

    Alimony for Adultery in Florida?

    Alimony for Adultery in Florida?
    Florida is often referred to as a no fault divorce state. The lack of a requirement to prove fault when getting a divorce in Florida is generally thought of as contributing to a shorter divorce case. No longer do couples going through…
Rank this Week: 1025

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1058

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sarasotainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    TRUCKING INDUSTRY LOBBYING TO REDUCE REGULATIONS

    TRUCKING INDUSTRY LOBBYING TO REDUCE REGULATIONS
    Presently, the trucking industry is lobbying for regulations that would allow trucks to increase their weight to 97,000 pounds. Currently trucks are restricted to 80,000 pounds. This would increase truck size by about 20%. Opponents argue…
  • Aug 18

    SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS HAPPEN FOR MANY DIFFERENT REASONS

    SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS HAPPEN FOR MANY DIFFERENT REASONS
    Many different scenarios can lead to a Sarasota or Bradenton slip and fall accident. Wet surfaces, cracked sidewalks, torn carpeting, inadequate lighting are just a few of the more common reasons for slip and fall accidents. Slip and fall…
  • Aug 13

    MANY SARASOTA AND BRADENTON ACCIDENTS CAUSED BY RED LIGHT RUNNERS

    MANY SARASOTA AND BRADENTON ACCIDENTS CAUSED BY RED LIGHT RUNNERS
    Red light running accidents are responsible for about 900 fatalities and 165,000 injuries every year. Statistics from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) from 2013 show:…
Rank this Week: 4217

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    GAO: Student Loan Debt Can be Collected Through Social Security Payment

    GAO: Student Loan Debt Can be Collected Through Social Security Payment
    There’s an old saying regarding two certainties in life: Death and taxes. As it turns out, you can also be pretty certain of another: The U.S. government is probably never going to forgive your student loan debt. In fact, not only with…
  • Aug 30

    CFPB Fines CitiBank $700M for Illegal Credit Card Practice

    CFPB Fines CitiBank $700M for Illegal Credit Card Practice
    The world’s largest credit card lender has been ordered by a U.S. government watchdog agency to repay $700 million to its customers, plus $70 million in fines, due to illegal practices. Specifically, the bank marketed numerous add-on…
  • Aug 28

    Elizabeth Warren: Sign Petition, Protect CFPB From GOP

    Elizabeth Warren: Sign Petition, Protect CFPB From GOP
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren has firmly stated she will not run for President in the 2016 general election. However, she is still vying to keep her U.S. Senate seat, and she is continuing her staunch advocacy for consumer protections. Among these…
Rank this Week: 3714

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/
  • Sep 2

    Bradley v. Ameristep, Inc. – Defective Product Lawsuit May Proceed

    Bradley v. Ameristep, Inc. – Defective Product Lawsuit May Proceed
    Treestand ratchet straps are one of the leading causes of injury to hunters. A 2014 study published in the World Journal of Clinical Cases revealed tree stand falls were a persistent cause of neurological injury while hunting. The study…
  • Aug 31

    Uber Sued for Misrepresenting Driver Safety to Public

    Uber Sued for Misrepresenting Driver Safety to Public
    Ride-sharing company Uber, which has usurped local taxi providers in larger cities, has an estimated 160,000 drivers in the U.S. The service promises its users that it conducts thorough background checks of these drivers so that patrons can…
  • Aug 30

    Hattiesburg Health & Rehab Center v. Brown – Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement

    Hattiesburg Health & Rehab Center v. Brown – Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement
    Residential agreements are required by most – if not all – nursing home residents at the time of admission. In some cases, these agreements simply lay out the financial obligation of resident seeking placement. However, an…
Rank this Week: 4968

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/
  • Sep 2

    Passenger Drowning at Sea – Understanding Your Right

    Passenger Drowning at Sea – Understanding Your Right
    The Marine Accident Investigation Branch of UK Government (MAIB) recently published a report about the drowning of a 29-year-old female passenger in a swimming pool on board Sapphire Princess in the East China Sea. The victim was found…
  • Aug 25

    Are Cruise Lines Living Up to Their Self-Adopted Passenger “Bill of Rights?

    Are Cruise Lines Living Up to Their Self-Adopted Passenger “Bill of Rights?
    The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) self-adopted a “Bill of Rights” in May of 2013 in order to allegedly fulfill the commitments of care and comfort to all their onboard passengers on luxury cruises throughout the…
  • Aug 17

    Carnival Plans to Introduce New Mega Cruise Ship

    Carnival Plans to Introduce New Mega Cruise Ship
    Carnival Cruise Line has ordered “mega cruise ships” that will hold about 7,000 passengers each, making them essentially floating cities. Obviously, this means bigger profits for Carnival, as bigger ships will mean more passengers…
Rank this Week: 1969

Employee Benefits Law Report

Employee Benefits Law Report

Covers legal developments and trends affecting employee benefits. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employeebenefitslawreport.com
Rank this Week: 2340

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Sep 2

    6 Family-Friendly Activities in Southwest Florida this Labor Day

    6 Family-Friendly Activities in Southwest Florida this Labor Day
    Summer may be coming to a close, but there’s still plenty of family-friendly fun to be had. Southwest Florida offers plenty of attractions and activities designed for families that can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike. If…
  • Aug 31

    7 Back-to-School Safety Tip

    7 Back-to-School Safety Tip
    As summer draws to a close, families meander back from their vacations, neighbors squeeze in the final barbeques, and local shops swap out bathing suits and beach towels for school shoes and backpacks. That’s right – with the end…
  • Aug 20

    Florida’s Surge in Hit and Runs Threatens Pedestrian Safety

    Florida’s Surge in Hit and Runs Threatens Pedestrian Safety
    Florida is home to a disturbingly high number of fatal hit and run accidents. The Florida Highway Patrol estimates more than 84,000 hit and run accidents were reported in Florida in 2014. That includes any accident where the driver at fault…
Rank this Week: 3302

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/
  • Sep 2

    Penalties for Florida DUI Manslaughter Widely Vary

    Penalties for Florida DUI Manslaughter Widely Vary
    If you kill someone in a drunk driving accident in Florida, you will serve prison time if convicted. But how much time may come down to a number of factors, which include not just the individual facts of the case, but the disposition of the…
  • Aug 31

    Tucker v. Florida - Stale Information in a Search Warrant

    Tucker v. Florida - Stale Information in a Search Warrant
    In a criminal investigation, if law enforcement waits too long following the issuance of a search warrant to make an actual search or if they wait to long to act on certain information pertaining to a criminal act, the warrant or information…
  • Aug 25

    Florida DUI Motion to Suppress Blood Test Results Reversed

    Florida DUI Motion to Suppress Blood Test Results Reversed
    Florida's 5th District Court of Appeals ruled recently the trial court in Florida v. Kleiber incorrectly applied the strict compliance standard in granting a DUI defendant's motion to suppress blood test evidence. DUI blood test evidence is…
Rank this Week: 5064

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: 1542

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Statutory Rape

    Statutory Rape
    States, including Florida, often pass laws to protect children.  Statutory rape laws are intended to protect children from being victims of sexual advances by older people.  Florida Statute 794.05, entitled Unlawful Sexual Activity…
  • Aug 31

    Illegal Searches and Suppression of Evidence

    Illegal Searches and Suppression of Evidence
    In general, a warrantless search at a person’s home will be considered unreasonable, unless one of five exceptions to the warrant requirement is met.  Evidence gained as a result of illegal searches can be suppressed by the trial…
  • Aug 25

    Shooting Your Gun in Self Defense

    Shooting Your Gun in Self Defense
    If you are a gun owner with thoughts of protecting yourself and/or your family, getting a concealed carry permit is an important task for you.  As a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer and Florida gun rights lawyer, I can tell you that…
Rank this Week: 679

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
  • Sep 2

    Thoughts on the Tom Clancy estate tax allocation litigation

    Thoughts on the Tom Clancy estate tax allocation litigation
    Baltimore City Orphans’ Court Judge Lewyn Scott Garrett entered this 47-page order ruling that the late author’s estate taxes must be paid exclusively from the trust going to the four adult children of his first…
  • Aug 23

    2015 Florida trust and estate legislative roundup

    2015 Florida trust and estate legislative roundup
    This was another busy year on the legislative front. Most of the changes to our Probate and Trust Codes were rolled into House Bill 343, which I report on below. In a subsequent blog post I’ll report on House Bill…
  • Aug 17

    4th & 5th DCAs: When does a probate judge have “personal” jurisdiction over a personal representative or trustee?

    4th & 5th DCAs: When does a probate judge have “personal” jurisdiction over a personal representative or trustee?
    Section 731.105 of our Probate Code tells us that all probate matters are “in rem” proceedings. In my last post I wrote about two recent cases testing the outer limits of a probate court’s in rem jurisdictional…
Rank this Week: 248

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: 2885

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Child Hospitalized After Near Drowning at Jungle Island

    Child Hospitalized After Near Drowning at Jungle Island
    A seven year old boy was hospitalized after nearly drowning at Jungle Island in Miami.  The popular local and tourist destination became the scene of a near death when the boy, who was on a field trip with his summer camp, took off his…
  • Aug 30

    Hit and Run Accidents on the Rise in South Florida

    Hit and Run Accidents on the Rise in South Florida
    In the past two years, South Florida has experienced a high number of fatal hit and run accidents, with Miami-Dade County leading the surge in these catastrophic accidents. This increase in hit and run accidents is leaving many to question…
  • Aug 23

    Miami Car Accident Injury Lawyers Discuss Important Insurance Issues [Part II]

    Miami Car Accident Injury Lawyers Discuss Important Insurance Issues [Part II]
    This is the second installment of our two-part blog post discussing potential insurance issues that face car crash injury victims.  While we have attempted to discuss significant insurance coverage issues, every situation is…
Rank this Week: 3366

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Condo vs. Homeowners’ Insurance

    Condo vs. Homeowners’ Insurance
    Condominiums are a popular housing options throughout South Florida and thousands of homeowners purchase a condo each year.  Buying a condo is similar to purchasing a home, allowing you the freedom of owning your own living space and…
  • Aug 26

    Florida’s Homeowners’ Insurance Market is Strong As Private Companies Continue to Replace Citizens’

    Florida’s Homeowners’ Insurance Market is Strong As Private Companies Continue to Replace Citizens’
    For now, Florida’s homeowners’ insurance market is strong, thanks in part to the fact that it has been over 10 years since the last major hurricane hit the state.  In the past 10 years, the homeowners’ insurance…
  • Aug 20

    The Importance of Deadlines When Pursuing a Homeowner’s Insurance Claim

    The Importance of Deadlines When Pursuing a Homeowner’s Insurance Claim
    Deadlines and timing requirements can have a profound impact on the outcome of a property damage claim under a homeowner’s insurance policy.  Whether the timeline is imposed by a policy provision or Florida law, close attention…
Rank this Week: 3067

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/
  • Sep 1

    Why Miami’s global impact should grow — not wane — as foreign currencies decline

    Why Miami’s global impact should grow — not wane — as foreign currencies decline
    During the height of the Great Recession, naysayers predicted that it would take about 20 years to absorb the glut of new construction in South Florida. For at least that long, they predicted, South Florida would wallow in economic misery,…
  • Jul 28

    New Spanish Language Blog Captures Essence of “New Miami”

    New Spanish Language Blog Captures Essence of “New Miami”
    Bilzin Sumberg has launched Nuevo Miami, a Spanish language publication of the New Miami blog. Nuevo Miami focuses on sharing ground-level insights about the gateway city’s continually growing opportunities for foreign investors and…
  • Jul 20

    Hostel Takeover: Part One

    Hostel Takeover: Part One
    On our New Miami blog we often talk about Miami’s role as a trendsetting market for the hospitality industry. Over the last few years, Miami has been a popular launching point for luxury brands, such as The Thompson Miami Beach, Ian…
Rank this Week: 1887

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/pct-law-group-legal-insights/
  • Sep 1

    Can Employers Put the Brakes on Breaks and Bread-Breaking on the Job?

    Can Employers Put the Brakes on Breaks and Bread-Breaking on the Job?
    Even thought the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) became law three quarters of a century ago, employers across the nation continue to be cited for violating this foundational employment law. Indeed, employers throughout the U.S. regularly…
  • Jul 1

    Employment Law Shaken Up by Shifting Joint Employer Standard

    Employment Law Shaken Up by Shifting Joint Employer Standard
    While the nation as a whole continues to recover from the economic collapse of 2008, certain industries and market sectors have rebounded more strongly than others. Two of the big winners that have emerged in America’s new economic…
  • Jun 29

    U-Haul Liable for $60.7 Million in PODS Trademark Case

    U-Haul Liable for $60.7 Million in PODS Trademark Case
    U-Haul employees wrote in emails that the company should “use the PODS brand” to drive traffic to the U-Haul website. A federal court jury awarded PODS Enterprises, Inc. $60.7 million in damages against against U-Haul…
Rank this Week: 3235

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    2015 CHANGES TO FLORIDA'S HEALTH CARE SURROGATE STATUTES

    2015 CHANGES TO FLORIDA'S HEALTH CARE SURROGATE STATUTES
     A “Designation of Health Care Surrogate” (“Designation”) is typically prepared in connection with one’s basic estate planning documents. A Designation is a written document naming someone to make health…
  • Aug 26

    FLORIDA PROBATE LAW - WHO OWNS A DECEDENT'S ASHES?

    FLORIDA PROBATE LAW - WHO OWNS A DECEDENT'S ASHES?
    The parents of a deceased child were the sole heirs of the child’s estate. The child’s remains were cremated, and the parents could not agree on the final disposition of his assets. The father petitioned the probate court to…
  • Aug 25

    CHANGES TO FLORIDA LAW IMPACTING YOU

    CHANGES TO FLORIDA LAW IMPACTING YOU
    FLORIDA'S HEALTH CARE SURROGATE STATUTES: Effective October 1st, an individual may assign the power to a surrogate to make health care decisions for that person even if the person is not incapacitated. If there is ever a conflict between the…
Rank this Week: 2706