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Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Covers elder neglect, auto accidents, and nursing home abuse. By Farah and Farah, P.A.

http://www.foryourprotection.com/
  • Feb 2

    The Link Between Testosterone Therapy and Alzheimer'

    The Link Between Testosterone Therapy and Alzheimer'
    Previous research has shown that higher levels of testosterone can reduce the risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. However, a new study shows that testosterone can worsen certain symptoms once someone has Alzheimer's. According to the…
  • Jan 5

    Many Sex Stings in Florida Involve Entrapment

    Many Sex Stings in Florida Involve Entrapment
    Florida officers regularly conduct sting operations in an attempt to apprehend adults who are attempting to engage in illegal sexual conduct with minors. Over the years, many have questioned the tactics officers use to catch these alleged…
  • Dec 22

    Judge Grants Florida’s First Same-Sex Divorce

    Judge Grants Florida’s First Same-Sex Divorce
    On December 17 Circuit Judge Dale Cohen dissolved the marriage of a Vermont couple, now residing in Florida. The two were united in a 2002 civil union, but were unable to obtain a divorce in Florida for five years, since...
Rank this Week: 579

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jan 31

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Earns 5 Star Rating From Client

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Earns 5 Star Rating From Client
    Client:  Joy Type of Case:  Defending Consumer in Debt Collection Lawsuit Client Review: I could not be happier with the results I received after retaining the Rudnitsky Law Firm. Taras immediately went to work on my case by not…
  • Jan 18

    Credit Card Debt Lawsuit: Judgment Vacated, Case Dismissed

    Credit Card Debt Lawsuit: Judgment Vacated, Case Dismissed
    Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. retained the law firm of Rubin and Debski, P.A. (now known as Debski & Associates, P.A.) to sue our client on a credit card debt.  In addition to collecting on the debt itself, the debt collection lawyers…
  • Jan 8

    Car Dealership Liable in Auto Fraud Lawsuit

    Car Dealership Liable in Auto Fraud Lawsuit
    Our client was looking for a reliable and dependable car for her family.  Even though she asked numerous questions before buying the car, she later discovered the car she bought was not what it had been represented to be, and was far…
Rank this Week: 74

FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
  • Jan 31

    Family Law and Judicial Administration Rule and Jury Instruction Changes Adopted

    Family Law and Judicial Administration Rule and Jury Instruction Changes Adopted
    Kristen Larson On January 22, the Court adopted notable changes to rules of family procedure and judicial administration and jury instructions. Florida Family Law Rule of Procedure 12.451 was adopted to mirror Florida Civil Rule of Procedure…
  • Jan 24

    February Oral Arguments: Public Records, Sexual Intercourse, and Bond Validation

    February Oral Arguments: Public Records, Sexual Intercourse, and Bond Validation
    Jacek Stramski The Supreme Court’s February oral argument calendar was just released and a handful of cases will present especially interesting questions to the Court. On February 3, the Court will hear Board of Trustees, Jacksonville,…
  • Jan 17

    Secret Recordings Made by Alleged Victim of Sexual Abuse Prohibited As Evidence

    Secret Recordings Made by Alleged Victim of Sexual Abuse Prohibited As Evidence
    Regina Keenan On December 11, 2014, the Florida Supreme Court unanimously decided McDade v. State (13-1248). McDade was arrested and charged with various sex crimes after his then sixteen-year-old stepdaughter (Alleged Victim) reported to the…
Rank this Week: 2826

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/
  • Jan 31

    Negligence Alone Insufficient for Compensation

    Negligence Alone Insufficient for Compensation
    In any personal injury lawsuit, there are some basic legal and factual requirements that must be met in order for the claim to succeed. These requirements include establishment of: --A duty owed by defendant to plaintiff; --A breach of that…
  • Jan 28

    Police: Speed Primary Factor in Fatal Cape Coral Crash

    Police: Speed Primary Factor in Fatal Cape Coral Crash
    While traffic homicide investigators continue to piece together evidence from the wreckage following a recent fatal crash on Del Prado Boulevard in Cape Coral, they say one thing seems certain: Speed was a primary factor. It seems both…
  • Jan 27

    New Report: Florida Still Among Deadliest for Cyclist

    New Report: Florida Still Among Deadliest for Cyclist
    If there was anything positive for Florida cyclists in the latest Governors Highway Safety Association report "Bicyclist Safety," it's that the Sunshine State is no longer No. 1 in cycling fatalities. That dubious distinction now goes to…
Rank this Week: 1316

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/
  • Jan 31

    IRS Error in Extending Statute of Limitations for Wrong Year is Disregarded

    IRS Error in Extending Statute of Limitations for Wrong Year is Disregarded
    When a taxpayer files a federal tax return, the IRS generally has a 3 year statute of limitations period to assess additional tax beyond that reported on the return. If the tax year is audited, the auditor may ask the taxpayer to file a Form…
  • Jan 29

    The Law is an A

    The Law is an A
    The law is an ass, or so says Charles Dickens. After reading the IRS’ latest missive on sales of marijuana, I think I agree. The tension between federal and state law on the sale of marijuana carries over to federal income taxes. While…
  • Jan 24

    Applicable Federal Rates–February 2015

    Applicable Federal Rates–February 2015
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Rank this Week: 876

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/
Rank this Week: 1068

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    Federal Drug Conspiracy Cases Dismissed

    Federal Drug Conspiracy Cases Dismissed
    Aggressive litigation by federal defense attorneys concerning over-zealous federal drug-war strategies resulted in federal prosecutors in the Northern District of Illinois, specifically Chicago, dismissing federal conspiracy charges these…
  • Jan 27

    Disorderly Conduct and Obstruction Arrests In Pensacola

    Disorderly Conduct and Obstruction Arrests In Pensacola
    People need to be aware that, albeit often illegally, they may be arrested by merely asking questions to officers who are arresting someone else. The best thing to do is to observe as much information about the incident as possible from a…
  • Dec 12

    Ivy League Law Schools too Traumatized over "Ferguson" can delay taking Final Exam

    Ivy League Law Schools too Traumatized over "Ferguson" can delay taking Final Exam
    Law students at Harvard, Columbia and Georgetown Universities can elect to be excused from taking final exams if they feel disturbed by the grand jury decisions relating to the Ferguson and New York City decisions. As I understand it, this…
Rank this Week: 2769

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

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

    Status Update: “I’m Fine!” But Are You? Facebook, Instagram, and Social Media’s Impact on Personal Injury Claim

    Status Update: “I’m Fine!” But Are You? Facebook, Instagram, and Social Media’s Impact on Personal Injury Claim
    Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Never before have the minutia of our lives been so well documented. But with social media becoming increasingly pervasive (as you take a picture of your lunch now), it is starting to impact…
  • Jan 12

    New Florida Car Seat Law

    New Florida Car Seat Law
    New Florida Car Accident Law As of January 1, 2015, children must be restrained in a car or booster seat until the age of 6. Failure to do so results in three points on the driving license and a fine. As a new father of twins and Aventura car…
  • Dec 12

    Woman Suffering from Back Injuries – Best Sex Position

    Woman Suffering from Back Injuries – Best Sex Position
    I try to read medical abstracts related to the world of personal-injury. I will then occasionally blog about the one’s I find interesting and would be interesting to other personal-injury lawyers or those who are injured themselves.…
Rank this Week: 3321

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Jan 31

    Play It Safe this Superbowl Sunday

    Play It Safe this Superbowl Sunday
    This Sunday the wait is officially over – the Superbowl is here! Football fans across the country have already started preparing to watch and celebrate Sunday’s Super Bowl with friends and family. Our Citrus County Injury Lawyers…
  • Jan 12

    Defective Bean Bag Chairs Recalled Due to Suffocation Risk

    Defective Bean Bag Chairs Recalled Due to Suffocation Risk
    Around 125,000 bean bag chairs are now under recall by Comfort Research. The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued the recall due to the fact that children are at risk of suffocation and entrapment since the bean bag’s zipper can be…
  • Jan 6

    Doctor Removes Wrong Kidney: A Reminder About Medical Malpractice

    Doctor Removes Wrong Kidney: A Reminder About Medical Malpractice
    A California surgeon has been placed on probation for removing the wrong kidney from a federal inmate. A surgeon at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, California, accidentally removed a healthy kidney from a 59-year-old incarcerated male…
Rank this Week: 3607

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

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

    In California, Not All Insurance Company Advertising Costs Can be Passed on to the Consumer

    In California, Not All Insurance Company Advertising Costs Can be Passed on to the Consumer
    Last week, a court in California ruled against Mercury Insurance Company which challenged an earlier order from the California Insurance Commissioner requiring it to reduce homeowner insurance rates. In that same lawsuit, various insurance…
  • Jan 30

    Kevin McCarty and the Florida Cabinet

    Kevin McCarty and the Florida Cabinet
    Recently, as outlined in Nicole Vinson’s blog post, Will Kevin McCarty Remain Florida's Insurance Commissioner?, it has become apparent that the Florida Insurance Commissioner is on the hot seat. Unfortunately, there is no good…
  • Jan 29

    Hailstorm/Windstorm Claims? Challenges For The Policyholder? Two Points Going Hand-In-Hand These Day

    Hailstorm/Windstorm Claims? Challenges For The Policyholder? Two Points Going Hand-In-Hand These Day
    If you are a Public Adjuster or Roofing Contractor working in the property damage insurance claim industry, you no doubt have been seeing more and more hailstorm/windstorm claims in recent years. In researching some of the many issues…
Rank this Week: 400

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/
  • Jan 31

    Ruiz v. Victory Props. – Child Injury Lawsuit to Proceed

    Ruiz v. Victory Props. – Child Injury Lawsuit to Proceed
    The law treats children differently in many respects. In criminal courts, for example, juvenile courts aim for rehabilitation rather than punishment. In civil court, children are often granted exceptions in terms of their understanding of…
  • Jan 26

    Schwartz v. Wal-Mart – New Negligence Trial Denied

    Schwartz v. Wal-Mart – New Negligence Trial Denied
    In any personal injury claim, the very basics of what must be proven are: Duty of care Breach of that duty Causation Damages Explained more thoroughly, defendant must owe plaintiff a specific duty of care. That duty of care must have somehow…
  • Jan 21

    Heco v. Foster Motors – Product Liability Claim After Crash

    Heco v. Foster Motors – Product Liability Claim After Crash
    People who are injured as a result of a defective vehicle (or vehicle part) may have grounds on which to assert a successful product liability claim. This has become an increasingly common plaintiff strategy in recent years, in large part…
Rank this Week: 4254

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

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

    Reopening a Claim

    Reopening a Claim
    One important thing to remember about VA compensation claims is that a final denial is not really “final,” and a claim that was originally denied by the VA can be reopened if certain conditions are met. A claim becomes…
  • Jan 30

    Obesity and your Veteran’s Disability Claim Part II – Obesogen

    Obesity and your Veteran’s Disability Claim Part II – Obesogen
    Chemical Exposure Recently, there has been a fairly large amount of research that is showing us that while diet and exercise certainly play a role in obesity, exposure to chemicals can cause obesity as well. Some of these…
  • Jan 29

    The Importance of  Being Earnest in Gathering And Submitting Evidence to the VA

    The Importance of  Being Earnest in Gathering And Submitting Evidence to the VA
    There are many steps in a VA disability claim, the first of which is to actually file the claim.  For purposes of this blog post, I will discuss arguably the most important step, and that is gathering and submitting as much evidence as…
Rank this Week: 4011

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/
  • Jan 30

    How Shoplifting Can Become Robbery

    How Shoplifting Can Become Robbery
    Sometimes, the heat of the moment transforms something stupid into something tragic. I've seen road rage transform into a prison term, and I've seen shoplifting upgraded to robbery. Now, it should come as no surprise that law enforcement's…
  • Jan 15

    What Should Happen at a Bond Reduction Hearing?

    What Should Happen at a Bond Reduction Hearing?
    Lots of inmates are looking for a bond reduction. For reasons unbeknownst to me, some judges just hand out ridiculously high bonds. So, bond reductions are a popular, and necessary. Also, bond amounts are not the only crazy aspect of…
  • Jan 9

    Follow My Commands, or Go To Jail

    Follow My Commands, or Go To Jail
    Nobody likes to be bossed around, but plenty of people enjoy being bossy. Most of these bossy folks work for the government. The good thing about bossy people is that you don't necessarily have to listen to them. Sure, you may be fired if…
Rank this Week: 3422

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/
  • Jan 30

    Medical Malpractice on a Cruise Ship May Now Be a Viable Claim

    Medical Malpractice on a Cruise Ship May Now Be a Viable Claim
    If you’re on a cruise ship, and you’re injured as a result of medical malpractice, federal law which governs injuries at sea has been fairly consistent that you cannot recover damages against the cruise line as a result of the…
  • Dec 10

    “Flags of Convenience” are a Dangerous Loophole for Cruise Passenger

    “Flags of Convenience” are a Dangerous Loophole for Cruise Passenger
    When you take a cruise, you may or may not notice the flag flying on the top of the ship. If you look, you’ll notice the flag usually isn’t an American one. And if you listen to cruise commercials you may hear the words…
  • Dec 3

    Employees Injured at Sea Have Different Rights Than Those Injured on Land

    Employees Injured at Sea Have Different Rights Than Those Injured on Land
    We speak a lot on this blog about injuries to cruise line passengers, and injuries that happen on leisure cruise ships. But injuries can also happen to employees at sea also. Employees can be those on a large cruise line, but they may also…
Rank this Week: 3673

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Jan 30

    Adam Jensen, State Farm Broker, Sanctioned by FINRA

    Adam Jensen, State Farm Broker, Sanctioned by FINRA
    January 30, 2015- Adam B. Jensen  entered into a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent  (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that he submitted 41 automobile…
  • Jan 30

    Former Sandlapper Securities Broker Fitzhugh Duggan Sanctioned by FINRA

    Former Sandlapper Securities Broker Fitzhugh Duggan Sanctioned by FINRA
    January 20, 2015- Fitzhugh L. Duggan III  entered into a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent  (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that between May 2012-September…
  • Jan 30

    Donald Babb & Ralph Ruth of Brevard County Sentenced on Ponzi Scheme

    Donald Babb & Ralph Ruth of Brevard County Sentenced on Ponzi Scheme
    January 30, 2014-Brevard County, FL Donald Babb, 58, of Merritt Island, and Ralph Ruth, 61, of Melbourne, were each sentenced to 121 in federal prison after pleading guilty to an $18 million fraud scheme involving their companies Southeast…
Rank this Week: 295

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Daytona DUI Court Grants Offenders Second Chance

    Daytona DUI Court Grants Offenders Second Chance
    On any given day, it's estimated there are 300,000 trips made in motor vehicles in which the driver is drunk. That's according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which reports 4,000 of those drivers are arrested. In many cases, these…
  • Jan 7

    Daytona Prostitution Sting Results in Eight Arrest

    Daytona Prostitution Sting Results in Eight Arrest
    Undercover officers with the Daytona Beach Police Department initiated a "reverse prostitution sting" on New Year's Eve. By morning, officers arrested eight men for misdemeanor crimes of solicitation of prostitution. Some were also charged…
  • Dec 24

    Report: Volusia Domestic Violence Cases Up, While Other Areas See Decline

    Report: Volusia Domestic Violence Cases Up, While Other Areas See Decline
    There is a heightened risk of domestic violence incidents throughout the holidays, as many families are spending more time together at home, often with the added pressure of visitors, the financial burdens of gift-giving and a…
Rank this Week: 3347

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense law, including recent policy changes and supreme court rulings. By Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Difference Between a Traffic and DUI Investigation

    Difference Between a Traffic and DUI Investigation
    What is the Difference Between a Traffic Investigation and a DUI Investigation? Traffic Investigation: If you have ever had the misfortune of being involved in a traffic accident, you knowthat the process can be stressful and traumatic. In…
  • Jan 28

    Bautista v. State | DUI Manslaughter

    Bautista v. State | DUI Manslaughter
    DUI Manslaughter | Double Jeopardy? The Supreme Court of Florida is faced with a certified question “of great public importance” from the Fourth District regarding the decision of Bautista v. State: “DOES THE…
  • Jan 28

    Additional 3 Months for Beach Place

    Additional 3 Months for Beach Place
    Fort Lauderdale declared Beach Place, a popular outdoor mall in front of the beach on A1A, a nuisance to the city due to reported drug dealing and various other criminal activities in and around the bars and outlet shops of Beach Place.…
Rank this Week: 1918

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: 1323

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: 1007

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Florida Hit-and-Run Crashes Up 32 Percent

    Florida Hit-and-Run Crashes Up 32 Percent
    In Dania Beach, a man stands accused of killing an 8-year-old boy and seriously injuring his 14-year-old brother before fleeing the scene. Authorities found the 22-year-old after he reportedly attempted to have the vehicle repaired at an auto…
  • Jan 20

    South Florida Judge: Punitive Damages Ok'd in Paralyzing Crash Case

    South Florida Judge: Punitive Damages Ok'd in Paralyzing Crash Case
    A judge overseeing the product liability case against a vehicle manufacturer whose alleged acceleration problems led to a paralyzing crash has approved a plaintiff request to seek punitive damages. What that means is the former University of…
  • Jan 14

    New Florida Child Car Seat Law in Effect Jan. 1, 2015

    New Florida Child Car Seat Law in Effect Jan. 1, 2015
    Parents of 4- and 5-year-old children, take note: As of Jan. 1, 2015, you are in violation of the law if your child is in a moving motor vehicle without being strapped to a child car seat or booster seat. A new child car seat law took effect…
Rank this Week: 3252

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/
  • Jan 30

    Ikea Wins Decision Against Fan Site that Uses its Mark

    Ikea Wins Decision Against Fan Site that Uses its Mark
    The U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia (Alexandria), dismissed Ikea from a trademark lawsuit filed by a fan website that refused to stop using themark and trade dress of the Scandinavian home-furnishings company.…
  • Jan 28

    Appellate Tips from Judge Frank Easterbrook

    Appellate Tips from Judge Frank Easterbrook
    Jay O’Keeffe writing on De Novo: A Virginia Appellate Law Blog spotted two articles where Judge Frank Easterbrook of the Seventh Circuit offers severalappellate practice tips that are useful…
  • Jan 26

    $1.2M Settlement in Skechers Overtime and Missed Break Case

    $1.2M Settlement in Skechers Overtime and Missed Break Case
      A preliminary $1.2 million settlement agreement has been approved, potentially ending an unpaid overtime class action lawsuit filed against Skechers USA Inc., by about 4,800 employees who allege the shoe retailer deprived…
Rank this Week: 1927

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Warren, Wall Street and Antonio Weiss: The Battle for True Financial Reform

    Warren, Wall Street and Antonio Weiss: The Battle for True Financial Reform
    In the wake of the 2008 housing market collapse and economic meltdown that followed, it became clear that real change would have to be effected on Wall Street if we hoped to avoid a similar scenario down the road. In many respects, Sen.…
  • Jan 27

    Millions Awarded to Bank of America Whistleblower

    Millions Awarded to Bank of America Whistleblower
    Sometimes, it pays to do the right thing. The former Countrywide Financial Corp. executive who blew the whistle on Bank of America's widespread mortgage fraud, resulting in an almost $17 billion settlement, was recently awarded $57 million…
  • Jan 24

    Report: Courts May Give Florida Homeowners a Break

    Report: Courts May Give Florida Homeowners a Break
    At the close of last summer, The Center for Public Integrity, a non-profit journalism organization, published a feature detailing how Florida homeowners were being steamrolled by a legislative initiative intended to plow through the back log.…
Rank this Week: 4255

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/
  • Jan 30

    Tampa woman crashes into a bar, gets a DUI

    Tampa woman crashes into a bar, gets a DUI
    A woman drives into a bar...not the beginning of a bad joke but rather an unfortunate incident for the unlucky driver. 29-year-old Sully Marie Torre-Medina was charged with possession of marijuana and DUI with injury after her car crashed…
  • Jan 22

    Tampa police take down multiple car thefts, drunk driver all in one night

    Tampa police take down multiple car thefts, drunk driver all in one night
    Bay News 9 has a brief write up about recent events in Tampa that sound like a great Lethal Weapon montage scene... Two seperate police pursuits in Tampa with two stolen vehicles equal four grand theft auto arrests yesterday. Per police…
  • Jan 15

    Woman gets DUI because of vanilla extract?

    Woman gets DUI because of vanilla extract?
    From People magazine, a woman shows that driving under the influence arrests aren't always because of beer, wine or spirits. We had previously written about a man arrested for DUI who claimed he smelled of alcohol because of the…
Rank this Week: 932

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/
  • Jan 30

    Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger from NCL's Norwegian Gem

    Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger from NCL's Norwegian Gem
    The Defense Video and Imagery Services reports that the U.S. Coast Guard rescued a 66 year old passenger from a Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) cruise ship last night approximately 220 miles in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North…
  • Jan 30

    Caribbean Cruise Line Scam?

    Caribbean Cruise Line Scam?
    NBC 6 is airing a story about Caribbean Cruise Line alleging that the company routinely offers essentially "free" cruises via unsolicited phone calls or vouchers in the mail, and deceives the public by not disclosing hidden fees.  It…
  • Jan 29

    Death on the Carnival Dream

    Death on the Carnival Dream
    We have been contacted by a half-dozen passengers from the Carnival Dream ship sailing out of New Orleans. They have inquired about the death of a 30 year-old man (passenger) sailing with his wife and other couples.  He apparently fell…
Rank this Week: 77

First Party Property Insurance…

First Party Property Insurance Blog

Covers first party property insurance claims. By Todd Legal.

http://firstpartyproperty.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Four Insurance Claim Innovations to Watch Out for in 2015

    Four Insurance Claim Innovations to Watch Out for in 2015
    Overview There is some remarkable innovation going on in the homeowners insurance industry, and it’s only just begun. Everything around us is changing – the business, employees, customers, and systems. The technology tidal wave…
  • Jan 13

    Citizens Approves Another Round of Florida Homeowners Insurance Takeout

    Citizens Approves Another Round of Florida Homeowners Insurance Takeout
    Overview: The Citizens takeouts continue. Insurers were recently authorized to assume nearly 100,000 policies from Citizens. Read more to find out the companies involved in this round of takeouts, and how successful the recent takeouts…
  • Dec 30

    Second DCA: Florida Peninsula Does Not Have to Provide Sinkhole Coverage under Policy Without Sinkhole Coverage

    Second DCA: Florida Peninsula Does Not Have to Provide Sinkhole Coverage under Policy Without Sinkhole Coverage
    In a sinkhole case where I handled the underlying litigation for Florida Peninsula, the Second DCA determined Florida Peninsula was not required to provide sinkhole coverage to an insured who did not have sinkhole coverage. I know how funny…
Rank this Week: 1931

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

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

    Collateral Source Rule and Florida Unemployment Compensation Benefit

    Collateral Source Rule and Florida Unemployment Compensation Benefit
    Florida has a collateral source rule that calls for a reduction of a damages award by the amount of payments received from various collateral sources. Florida statute 768.76 retracts the common-law collateral source rule and provides that…
  • Jan 29

    Will My Accident Case Settle Out of Court?

    Will My Accident Case Settle Out of Court?
    Will My Accident Case Settle Out of Court?Believe it or not, this answer will depend on you!  You are going to have a case and you will hire an attorney to represent you on it. That attorney will put forth all the effort in a pre-suit…
  • Jan 28

    The Irony of Claiming PIP Fraud By Florida PIP Insurer

    The Irony of Claiming PIP Fraud By Florida PIP Insurer
    There have been many recent changes in Florida’s Personal injury protection (PIP) statute thanks to the lobbying efforts of Florida PIP Insurers.  These changes have severely limited injured people’s rights to health care…
Rank this Week: 976

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/
  • Jan 30

    Recovery of Global X Junior Miners ETF Losse

    Recovery of Global X Junior Miners ETF Losse
    Have you suffered losses investing in Global X Junior Miners ETF?  If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses in a FINRA arbitration claim against the brokerage firm that…
  • Jan 30

    Recovery of PowerShares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services ETF Losse

    Recovery of PowerShares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services ETF Losse
    Have you suffered losses investing in PowerShares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services ETF?  If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses in a FINRA arbitration claim against the…
  • Jan 30

    Recovery of PowerShares S&P SmallCap Energy ETF Losse

    Recovery of PowerShares S&P SmallCap Energy ETF Losse
    Have you suffered losses investing in PowerShares S&P SmallCap Energy ETF?  If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses in a FINRA arbitration claim against the brokerage…
Rank this Week: 601

Appealing Decisions

Appealing Decisions

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

http://www.flaappellatecounsel.com/
  • Jan 30

    LYNX Surveillance Footage Exempt from Public Inspection

    LYNX Surveillance Footage Exempt from Public Inspection
    In a surprising opinion issued on January 30, 2015, which promises to have a wide-reaching effect, the Fifth District Court of Appeal overturned a declaratory judgment entered in favor of WKMG-TV Local 6, and determined that surveillance…
  • Jan 14

    U.S. Supreme Court Victory for T-Mobile

    U.S. Supreme Court Victory for T-Mobile
    On January 14, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion in T-Mobile South, LLC v. City of Roswell, Georgia, Case No. 13-975, reversing a decision of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.  At issue:  whether an application to…
  • Dec 12

    Orange County Sanctioned for Frivolous Appeal

    Orange County Sanctioned for Frivolous Appeal
    In a scathing opinion issued on December 12, 2014, the Fifth District Court of Appeal took Orange County and its attorney to task for its appeal of an order awarding attorneys fees in connection with the County’s violation of…
Rank this Week: 3592

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    The Costs Of Car Crash Injurie

    The Costs Of Car Crash Injurie
    Every accident has a story and it is often the details of that story that make a difference in civil litigation. Our Sonoma crash law firm often talks about some recurring details on this blog, looking at specific types of crashes, specific…
  • Jan 29

    Civil Child Sexual Abuse Cases: Accountability for those Who Turn a Blind Eye to Abuse

    Civil Child Sexual Abuse Cases: Accountability for those Who Turn a Blind Eye to Abuse
    Parenthood is an intense, rewarding love. Parenthood also means never-ending concern. High on the list of every parent’s greatest fears is that someone will sexually, physically, or emotionally abuse your child. Darkness to Light, a…
  • Jan 27

    Bed Bugs in the Courts (Not Literally!) -- Using Individual Lawsuits and Class Actions to Protect California Renter

    Bed Bugs in the Courts (Not Literally!) -- Using Individual Lawsuits and Class Actions to Protect California Renter
    Landlord-tenant lawyer Greg Brod is often asked whether an individual tenant’s case can really be big enough to justify a lawsuit. Often the answer is “Yes.” Recognizing the potential for power imbalances and the critical…
Rank this Week: 977

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/
  • Jan 30

    The revolution will not be televised

    The revolution will not be televised
    Forget about TV, you can't even get a seat inside the Supreme Court. From USA Today:The dignified calm of the U.S. Supreme Court was broken recently when seven protesters, one after another, rose to shout epithets about the growing power of…
  • Jan 29

    Fight the Power!

    Fight the Power!
    How ridiculous is this -- a PD arrested for doing her job:
  • Jan 28

    Warren Lee Hill executed

    Warren Lee Hill executed
    The 11th Circuit denied his last stay request (Hull & Marcus, with a dissent by Martin) and the Supreme Court also turned him down yesterday, leading Georgia to execute Warren Lee Hill.Here's the NY Times:The State of Georgia executed a…
Rank this Week: 146

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Covers estate planning, real property acquisition, personal injury, will disputes, commercial litigation, business and corporate law, and institutional lending.

http://gouldcooksey.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2354

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Thomas & Pearl.

http://thomasandpearl.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    NOT ALL ATTORNEYS HAVE COMPASSION

    NOT ALL ATTORNEYS HAVE COMPASSION
    Whether it is a car accident, motorcycle accident, trip and fall, a Workers Compensation injury or a simple bruise, it is imperative that a good attorney have sensitivity, compassion, be capable of listening, and fighting hard for their…
  • Jan 29

    Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer

    Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer
    Need help obtaining your disability benefits? A Social Security Disability attorney can help you get the benefits you deserve! Continue reading →
  • Jan 23

    Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Lawyer

    Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Lawyer
        Florida maintains no-fault insurance laws that are both confusing and can harm you financially if you do not adhere to the strict guidelines and time limits that are set. Since most people are...
Rank this Week: 4810

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Talking to Media Costs Whistleblowers $1.6 Million

    Talking to Media Costs Whistleblowers $1.6 Million
    U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg recently fined two whistleblowers $1.6 million for sending e-mails to two reporters in Atlanta about their pending False Claims Act case while it was under seal.  The case at issue was filed under the…
  • Jan 27

    Whistleblower’s Estate to Receive $23 Million

    Whistleblower’s Estate to Receive $23 Million
    According to the South Florida Business Journal, a California judge has approved the $68.5 million settlement of a whistleblower’s case against Office Depot alleging violations of the California False Claims Act. Office supply giant…
  • Jan 20

    Whistleblowers Claim Boca Raton Company Committed Fraud

    Whistleblowers Claim Boca Raton Company Committed Fraud
    Three whistleblowers allege that Med-Care Diabetic & Medical Supplies, Inc. (“Med-Care”) committed Medicare fraud in violation of the False Claims Act.  Med-Care is a durable medical equipment supply company based in Boca…
Rank this Week: 1028

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/
  • Jan 30

    When Your Car is Totaled

    When Your Car is Totaled
    What would you do if your car was heavily damaged in a wreck? Would you repair it, or would you buy a new one? In most cases, your insurance company will make that decision. Its decision is based on state law that requires a car to be totaled…
  • Jan 22

    Saving Money When Buying Auto Insurance

    Saving Money When Buying Auto Insurance
    It’s probably fair to say that we don’t like to pay insurance premium bills when they come in the mail. After all, it’s easy to ask why you should renew that insurance when in all your years of driving you haven’t had…
  • Jan 15

    More About Putting Your Injury Case On Track For Successful Completion

    More About Putting Your Injury Case On Track For Successful Completion
    Ten percent of us get hurt in accidents, often due to someone else’s carelessness. Last week, I talked about setting goals for successful completion of your legal case if you are in that group. Today, I’ll add to the list of…
Rank this Week: 5020

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/
  • Jan 30

    Are You Ready For The Big Game?

    Are You Ready For The Big Game?
    Of course I said "Big Game" and not "Super Bowl" for a reason.With the college football champion now decided, and the NFL league championships this coming weekend to decide this year’s Super Bowl teams, it’s that time when we post…
  • Jan 29

    Watch The FL Supremes Give Out Pro Bono Awards Live!

    Watch The FL Supremes Give Out Pro Bono Awards Live!
    It's why we all do it, isn't it?Oh I kid, these folks are mensches, representing the best our profession has to offer, and are role models to all you youngsters too busy posting pictures of your food.Watch it live at 3:30 p.m. today.Here's…
  • Jan 28

    3d DCA Watch -- Your Case Has Been Dismissed, But Also Set for Trial -- Welcome to State Court!

    3d DCA Watch -- Your Case Has Been Dismissed, But Also Set for Trial -- Welcome to State Court!
    Only in sunny South Florida can a case be dismissed for lack of prosecution, but then 18 months later be set for trial and mandatory mediation:Petitioner, Aqua Life Corp. (“Petitioner”), petitions this court for issuance of a writ…
Rank this Week: 142

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://www.cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Female Passenger Transported From Norwegian Gem With Medical Complication

    Female Passenger Transported From Norwegian Gem With Medical Complication
    Last evening (January 29, 2015) a woman traveling on the Norwegian Cruise Ship, Gem, was medevaced to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia. According to a report on the WTKR.com website in Norfolk, the U.S. Coast Guard picked…
  • Jan 27

    Disney Cruise Lines Facing Injury Claim from Longshoreman

    Disney Cruise Lines Facing Injury Claim from Longshoreman
    Even Disney Cruise Lines is not immune to injury claims, this time from a longshoreman who was hurt while working to transfer cargo from the cruise ship to a tractor trailer. Here are more details as related in an article … Continue…
  • Jan 26

    Quick Look at January 2015 Cruise Ship Accidents and Incident

    Quick Look at January 2015 Cruise Ship Accidents and Incident
    It’s been a busy January as the cruise ship industry has been dealing with accidents, incidents and other issues. First, some good news… A private plane flying to Hawaii ran out of fuel, the pilot ditched the plan and was…
Rank this Week: 409

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1543

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Analysis: Florida Worst State for Crash Victim

    Analysis: Florida Worst State for Crash Victim
    It’s never desirable to be in a car accident, no matter where you are. But if it were going to happen anyway, drivers might want to avoid Florida, if WalletHub.com’s latest report is any indication. Researchers with the financial…
  • Jan 25

    Gonsalves v. Li – Test Drive Crash Injury

    Gonsalves v. Li – Test Drive Crash Injury
    A luxury car test drive went horribly wrong for a salesman along for the ride with the son of a prospective buyer. Although there are conflicting accounts presented in Gonsalves v. Li, what is undisputed is that the son of a man interested in…
  • Jan 20

    Robinson v. Wash. Metro. Area Transit Auth. – Bus Injury Litigated

    Robinson v. Wash. Metro. Area Transit Auth. – Bus Injury Litigated
    The Broward County Transit has been operating for years, deploying 300 buses to cover more than 400 square miles with connections to both Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties, as well as the Tri-Rail. This is a lot of area to cover daily, and…
Rank this Week: 4721

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/
  • Jan 30

    American Heritage v. Morales – Alcohol Exclusions in Insurance

    American Heritage v. Morales – Alcohol Exclusions in Insurance
    In the recent case of American Heritage Life Insurance Co. v. Morales, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeals weighed a claim for accidental death benefits claimed by the estate of an insured who was killed after a drunken jet ski…
  • Jan 28

    Florida Red-Light Running Cited Often in Crashe

    Florida Red-Light Running Cited Often in Crashe
    A driver in South Florida faces vehicular homicide charges after he allegedly slammed into a family van while speeding and running a red light, resulting in the death of a 14-year-old boy. Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol say the…
  • Jan 24

    Gonsalves v. Li – Retrial of Crash Case Following Error

    Gonsalves v. Li – Retrial of Crash Case Following Error
    After securing a $1.2 million verdict for negligence against the test-driver of a vehicle, an injured care salesman will have to endure a second trial. The decision by the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Division Five in…
Rank this Week: 604

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Mandatory Minimums and Marissa Alexander

    Mandatory Minimums and Marissa Alexander
    As Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers, we're all too familiar with the unfortunate case of Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman thrown in prison for firing a warning shot in self-defense. Back in 2010, Ms. Alexander fired…
  • Jan 27

    Gun Confiscations at Ft. Lauderdale Airport

    Gun Confiscations at Ft. Lauderdale Airport
    Our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers know that anti-terrorism security checks often overlap with domestic law enforcement, in no place more than in the airport. Unfortunately, as it relates to that combination, Ft.…
  • Jan 24

    Widespread Abuse: Police Seize Cash From Motorist

    Widespread Abuse: Police Seize Cash From Motorist
    When you're pulled over by a police officer, you should reasonably expect a few things to happen: they will probably ask for your license and registration and they may even ask you to step out of your vehicle for further questioning. You…
Rank this Week: 558

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

Covers medical device and pharmaceutical mass tort issues. By Searcy Denney.

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Jury Awards $73.4 Million in Boston Scientific Mesh Case

    Jury Awards $73.4 Million in Boston Scientific Mesh Case
    In January 2011, Martha Salazar was implanted with the Obtryx, which was manufactured by Boston Scientific. Following the surgery, she asserts that she had experienced dyspareunia, pain, and nerve damage. She has undergone multiple surgeries…
  • Jan 28

    Viagra Ad Campaign Targets Women Amid Melanoma Risk

    Viagra Ad Campaign Targets Women Amid Melanoma Risk
    Viagra (sildenafil) has featured prominently in the news over the past few months – for both positive and negative reasons. The drug has experienced a rollercoaster of a ride through the press this year, with research finding that the…
  • Jan 26

    Bayer Seeking Dismissal of Out of State Xarelto Case

    Bayer Seeking Dismissal of Out of State Xarelto Case
    More than a dozen Xarelto cases have been filed in Philadelphia, alleging injuries and defendants’ failure to warn of risk associated with the drug. Defendants in several Xarelto lawsuits filed by out of state plaintiffs have moved to…
Rank this Week: 3702

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.daytonabeachinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Florida Hit-and-Run Crashes Increase Sharply

    Florida Hit-and-Run Crashes Increase Sharply
    A Daytona Beach family has reached out for answers, following the death of a 27-year-old man killed in a recent hit-and-run crash on Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard. According to witnesses, a person driving a black Mercedes was speeding…
  • Jan 25

    Report: Florida Worst Place to Have a Collision

    Report: Florida Worst Place to Have a Collision
    One would think there is no ideal place to be involved in a car accident. However, a recent study indicates some states may be worse than others when it comes to financial impact for crash victims. Turns out, Florida is ranked the very…
  • Jan 20

    Florida Bicycle Injuries, Fatalities Remain Serious Problem

    Florida Bicycle Injuries, Fatalities Remain Serious Problem
    A 31-year-old bicyclist was killed in Volusia County recently when he was struck by a vehicle, according to investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol. Authorities are still piecing together details of the crash, which occurred on U.S. 1,…
Rank this Week: 4680

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    MIRANDA IN ACTION AND PROOF OF GLOBAL WARMING

    MIRANDA IN ACTION AND PROOF OF GLOBAL WARMING
    We all know the warnings. You have the right to remain silent….. You have the right to an attorney, and if you cannot afford one, one will be provided to you, ….Once we are finished speaking with you and getting you to…
  • Jan 28

    IT NEVER ENDS

    IT NEVER ENDS
    The cycle of CLE, trials, and Bench and Bar Mixers continues with another "come meet the judges y'all"  shing-ding at Pride and Joy, which is not a half-bad BBQ joint on Thursday, after work (or several hours after work for certain…
  • Jan 27

    EAT, DRINK, GET CLE AND NOW…PARK

    EAT, DRINK, GET CLE AND NOW…PARK
    TGK PARKING WOES UPDATE BELOW.You Know it. You Love it. You can't live without it. The REGJB Lunch & Learn is back for 2015! This week's topic is especially enlightening, because no matter where we go, and regardless…
Rank this Week: 191

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Covers Florida construction law and government contracting. By David Adelstein.

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
Rank this Week: 1810

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/
  • Jan 29

    Crowd Safety: Do You Know How to Stay Safe at a Big Event in Miami or Florida?

    Crowd Safety: Do You Know How to Stay Safe at a Big Event in Miami or Florida?
    Miami and Florida are known for huge concerts, special events, festivals, and spring break parties. While these huge events can be exhilarating, though, crowds can pose a real risk. Getting lost in a crowd can put you at risk of being…
  • Jan 27

    Stay Safe in Florida’s Wilderne

    Stay Safe in Florida’s Wilderne
    Homestead and surrounding areas have miles of Florida nature to explore. Although Florida is known for its modern cities, it is also a very green state and you don’t have to drive far to find large expanses of wilderness. In fact, each…
  • Jan 22

    Prevent Burns in Miami or Your Community

    Prevent Burns in Miami or Your Community
    According to authorities, Southwest Florida is experiencing weather conditions that could make brush fire season potentially more dangerous. Low humidity conditions may make things more comfortable in Florida heat, but they can also turn one…
Rank this Week: 2811