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Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

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

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
  • Jan 14

    Pasos a Seguir Si Usted Está en un Accidente de Tráfico en la Florida

    Pasos a Seguir Si Usted Está en un Accidente de Tráfico en la Florida
    Sin lugar a dudas, un accidente de coche puede ser muy angustiante e incluso para los conductores más cuidadosos. De hecho, para la mayoría de la gente, un accidente no sólo arruina su día, nuestros abogados de…
  • Apr 7

    Florida House Passes Citizens Sinkhole Repair Program Bill

    Florida House Passes Citizens Sinkhole Repair Program Bill
    La Cámara de Representantes de la Florida aprueba un proyecto de ley para un programa de reparación de sumideros para los ciudadanos La Cámara de la Florida aprobó el HB 129, comúnmente conocido como la…
  • Apr 1

    Pasos a Seguir Si Usted Está en un Accidente de Tráfico en la Florida

    Pasos a Seguir Si Usted Está en un Accidente de Tráfico en la Florida
    Sin lugar a dudas, un accidente de coche puede ser muy angustiante e incluso para los conductores más cuidadosos. De hecho, para la mayoría de la gente, un accidente no sólo arruina su día, nuestros abogados de…
Rank this Week: 701

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider
    Our Palm Beach insurance claim attorneys noticed a recent interesting insurance law case. The suit, Hull & Co. v. Superior Court, involves "stranger liability," in other words whether a victim can sue the insurance broker who provided…
  • Apr 8

    When your insurer lets you down

    When your insurer lets you down
    If you are like most homeowners, you have paid your insurance premium monthly for as long as you've had your home. Then comes the day when you need to file a claim and your insurance company does everything in their power to avoid paying that…
  • Jan 28

    New Florida Bad Faith Insurance Decision

    New Florida Bad Faith Insurance Decision
    Residents in Palm Beach, Miami, and throughout southern Florida count on their insurance providers to be there when they need them. The entire purpose of paying premiums into an insurance policy is to provide peace of mind, knowing that…
Rank this Week: 449

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Apr 23

    Can You “Negligently” Fire Someone?

    Can You “Negligently” Fire Someone?
    The answer to that question, at least according to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, is “no.”  It seems straightforward, but getting to that “no” requires a little bit of an understanding of insurance –…
  • Apr 18

    The Inbox – April 18, 2014 – The Easter Bunny Edition

    The Inbox – April 18, 2014 – The Easter Bunny Edition
    A Seattle judge has denied Relator.Com operator Move Inc.’s motion to prevent Errol Samuelson from working for its rival Zillow as Chief Industry Development Officer. Move Inc. argued that Mr. Samuelson will inevitably disclose…
  • Apr 16

    Executive in the Middle – Texas Monthly and The New York Times Company Duke It Out in Court over Top Editor Jake Silverstein

    Executive in the Middle – Texas Monthly and The New York Times Company Duke It Out in Court over Top Editor Jake Silverstein
    You can read about it in the Times:  the publisher of Texas Monthly sued The New York Times Companylast week over Jake Silverstein leaving his post as editor-in-chief of Texas Monthly to be editor of The New York Times Magazine.…
Rank this Week: 745

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Cruises Gone Wrong: Part I of The Worst Cruise Ship Disasters of All Time

    Cruises Gone Wrong: Part I of The Worst Cruise Ship Disasters of All Time
    Cruises are one of the world's most popular vacation options. Each year, over 20,000,000 individuals board a cruise ship, searching for fun and relaxation. The cruise ship industry generates over $37.5 billion for the U.S. economy. …
  • Mar 23

    The Top 7 Hazards that You Face While on a Cruise

    The Top 7 Hazards that You Face While on a Cruise
    A cruise seems like the ideal vacation for many people. A person can settle into a room and unpack one time while visiting many different ports-of-call. There are flexible dining options so one can eat at any time without having to schedule…
  • Mar 18

    Slip/Trip and Fall Injuries are Common on Cruise Ship

    Slip/Trip and Fall Injuries are Common on Cruise Ship
    Although a cruise ship is not the first location that likely springs to mind when you think about a slip and fall injury, this is one of the most common injuries on a cruise ship. The motion of the cruise ship at sea combined with the almost…
Rank this Week: 2146

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

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

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Apr 23

    Curt Clawson Hits Right Tone, Not Just for SWFL but the Nation

    Curt Clawson Hits Right Tone, Not Just for SWFL but the Nation
    On April 22, in a special primary election in Southwest Florida, Republican voters selected Curt Clawson as their nominee for the June 24th special election for the United States Congress.  The campaign waged against Clawson…
  • Apr 16

    Consider the Association When Buying a Condo

    Consider the Association When Buying a Condo
    The buyer in a real estate transaction certainly is advised to do their “due diligence” in making the decision to complete a purchase.  Due diligence is the process of systematically researching and verifying all information…
  • Apr 10

    Curt Clawson for Congress in Southwest Florida Special Election

    Curt Clawson for Congress in Southwest Florida Special Election
    In 2012 I became involved in the Byron Donalds Campaign for United States Congress in Southwest Florida’s Congressional District 19.  It was a labor of love for our country and the principles of freedom and limited government that…
Rank this Week: 3173

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Apr 23

    Three Chiropractors Found Guilty of Federal Fraud Charge

    Three Chiropractors Found Guilty of Federal Fraud Charge
    Three Florida chiropractors involved in a plan to fraudulently obtain money from insurance agencies have been found guilty on federal money laundering and mail fraud charges. The chiropractors—Hermann Diehl of Miami, Kenneth Karow of…
  • Apr 23

    Florida Supreme Court Refuses to Review PIP Case

    Florida Supreme Court Refuses to Review PIP Case
    The Florida Supreme Court has refused to consider a petition seeking to overturn a 2012 state law reducing PIP benefits. In an attempt to curb fraud and lower insurance rates, HB 119—Personal Injury Protection (PIP) for Auto Insurance…
  • Apr 21

    Roig Lawyers Partner, Jeff Tutan, Speaks at 2014 Medical Claims Defense Network on Topic of Use of Mobile X-ray

    Roig Lawyers Partner, Jeff Tutan, Speaks at 2014 Medical Claims Defense Network on Topic of Use of Mobile X-ray
    On April 16, 2014, Roig Lawyers Partner, and Board Certified Trial Attorney, Jeff Tutan presented at the Medical Claims Defense Network Conference in Orlando, Florida.  Jeff Tutan, head of the firm’s trial practice group, discussed…
Rank this Week: 2125

Harris Law Blog

Harris Law Blog

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

http://harrisjustice.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 23

    Lawyer for Commercial Vehicle Accident

    Lawyer for Commercial Vehicle Accident
    When you have been seriously hurt, or someone you love injured or worse, in a commercial truck crash in SW Florida, then you may want to consult an experienced  lawyer for commercial vehicle accident. Understanding Commercial Vehicles…
  • Apr 21

    Lawyer for Motorcycle Accident

    Lawyer for Motorcycle Accident
    Per capita, there are more registered motorcycles in Florida than any other State. in Southwest Fla., for example, we live in and among the bike-friendly communities of Fort Myers Beach, Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres, Ft Myers, Bonita Springs,…
  • Apr 18

    Lawyer for Personal Injury

    Lawyer for Personal Injury
    Fort Myers personal injury lawyer David Harris has chosen to focus on good people who have had their lives dramatically changed because of negligence or wrongdoing. The defendant may be a reckless driver, indifferent insurance company, or…
Rank this Week: 2422

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

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

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    Searcy Denney Files 71 Stryker Cases in One Week

    Searcy Denney Files 71 Stryker Cases in One Week
    Please read our most recent blog at our sister site, StrykerImplantRecall.com. We’ve filed 71 cases in one week, and we’re making some serious headway on the Stryker Rejuvenate litigation.  
  • Apr 15

    Consumer Reports on Choosing a Safe Hospital

    Consumer Reports on Choosing a Safe Hospital
    This is a project that had its genesis in tragedy. John James was a chief toxicologist for NASA in Houston when his 19-year-old son died after two doctors made a series of medical errors. John Alexander James had an abnormal …
  • Apr 14

    Dallas Woman Awarded $1.2 Million, Mesh Called Defectively Designed

    Dallas Woman Awarded $1.2 Million, Mesh Called Defectively Designed
    For the first time, a Texas jury has decided the pelvic mesh made by healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson was defectively designed. The jury awarded the 64-year-old Dallas woman $1.2 million following a two-and-a half week trial. The case…
Rank this Week: 947

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Apr 23

    P.I. Pulse: Police Take Too Long, Woman is Killed

    P.I. Pulse: Police Take Too Long, Woman is Killed
    What are you supposed to do if you or a loved one suffers due to the negligence of the police? A recent story out of Denver is shedding light on this very issue. In a tragic and possibly avoidable turn …The post P.I. Pulse: Police Take…
  • Apr 18

    P.I. Pulse: Deadly California FedEx Accident

    P.I. Pulse: Deadly California FedEx Accident
    A tragic event that transpired earlier this month in California has given a grim and realistic new meaning to the often-repeated phrase “crash and burn.” What should have been a memorable and inspiring trip on which prospective…
  • Apr 16

    411: Financial Abuse of the Elderly

    411: Financial Abuse of the Elderly
    It has been more than five years since the monumental arrest of Bernard (“Bernie”) Madoff, the legendary and infamous operator of the largest financial fraud Ponzi scheme in U.S. history. During, throughout and after…
Rank this Week: 3384

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/
  • Apr 23

    Understanding Medical Identity Theft

    Understanding Medical Identity Theft
    Identity theft - it's a phrase that conjures up fear and concern, worries that are, unfortunately, justified in today's environment. Fewer people, however, are aware of the growing threat of medical identity theft. It is a problem with both…
  • Apr 21

    Rollover Crashes: Statistics & Dangerous Assumption

    Rollover Crashes: Statistics & Dangerous Assumption
    Any car accident is a frightening experience, but rollover accidents are downright terrifying. A rollover disrupts the occupants' sense of equilibrium, a feeling that is exhilarating when it occurs on a roller coaster but petrifying when it…
  • Apr 18

    When Medical Malpractice Occurs, Should Claims Always Be Made?

    When Medical Malpractice Occurs, Should Claims Always Be Made?
    Medical and hospital malpractice occurs more than we like to think. I get calls about it almost every week. Statistics prove that many thousands of people die every year due to medical carelessness. When malpractice occurs, what analysis…
Rank this Week: 702

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/
  • Apr 23

    RIP Myles Malman

    RIP Myles Malman
    He was a good guy, who most recently tried the B-Girls case in Miami before Judge Scola. I didn't realize he played baseball at Fairleigh Dickinson University.  From their webpage:Malman graduated from FDU in 1967 and played…
  • Apr 22

    Justice Scalia issues dissent for a DUI criminal defendant

    Justice Scalia issues dissent for a DUI criminal defendant
    Yes, Rumpole... Justice Scalia is on the right side again. The case is Navarette v. California.Here's the syllabus of Justice Thomas' opinion:A California Highway Patrol officer stopped the pickup truck occupied by petitioners because it…
  • Apr 21

    Supreme Court rejects Gov. Scott's cert petition

    Supreme Court rejects Gov. Scott's cert petition
    This was in the drug testing case that Judge Ungaro had. From Curt Anderson:The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal by Florida Gov. Rick Scott on his 2011 executive order that would have required random drug tests for as many…
Rank this Week: 226

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Apr 23

    Ferry Accident Devastates South Korea

    Ferry Accident Devastates South Korea
    Last week a South Korean ferry boat on an overnight 14-hour journey tipped and partially sank only three hours away from its destination. Of the 476 people on board, 121 people have been confirmed dead, and 181 still remain unaccounted…
  • Apr 22

    Why Married Couples Should Never Put Both Names on a Car Title

    Why Married Couples Should Never Put Both Names on a Car Title
    Having done personal injury and divorce work for the past 20 plus years, I have frequently seen situations where a married couple owns multiple vehicles and especially where there are teen drivers involved. In a lot of these cases, both…
  • Apr 21

    Why Medical Providers Should Never Accept a PIP Insurance Benefits Check Labeled as “Full and Final”

    Why Medical Providers Should Never Accept a PIP Insurance Benefits Check Labeled as “Full and Final”
    Often times, insurers will make a partial payment for personal injury protection (PIP) benefits to health care providers with the language “full and final” on either the check itself, the check stub, in the explanation of benefits…
Rank this Week: 871

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/
  • Apr 23

    Port Miami and Port Canaveral Undergoing Major Expansion

    Port Miami and Port Canaveral Undergoing Major Expansion
    Port Miami and Port Canaveral, two of the busiest ports in Florida, are preparing to get busier as both equip to undergo major expansion projects.  The current endeavor that plans to widen and deepen the Panama Canal is slated to be…
  • Apr 18

    Miami Proactively Seeking Medical Tourism

    Miami Proactively Seeking Medical Tourism
    Though the multi-billion dollar medical tourism industry is dominated by Asia, it is on the rise in the United States, with many wealthy international patients eyeing the U.S.’s innovative treatments in areas such as orthopedic and…
  • Apr 16

    Miami Light Rail System May Become a Signature P3

    Miami Light Rail System May Become a Signature P3
    Plans of New Passenger Rail Link from Miami-to-Miami Beach On several occasions we have written about transportation public-private partnerships in the Miami area. These have included posts on red-light cameras, passenger rail,…
Rank this Week: 812

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/
Rank this Week: 326

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Apr 23

    What Is a Design Professional's Standard of Care?

    What Is a Design Professional's Standard of Care?
    In The School Board Of Broward County vs. Pierce Goodwin Alexander & Linville, No. 4D11-4808 (Fla. 4th DCA, 2014), the School Board of Broward County entered into a contract with an Architectural firm ("the Architect") to…
  • Mar 31

    Chapter 558 Offers Opportunities to Resolve

    Chapter 558 Offers Opportunities to Resolve
    The Florida Legislature has found that an alternative method to resolve construction disputes would be helpful to reduce the need for litigation and to protect the rights of property owners. As such, Chapter 558, Florida Statutes, was created…
  • Dec 11

    Liquidated Damages: Not An Opportunity To Overreach

    Liquidated Damages: Not An Opportunity To Overreach
    Does your contract contain a liquidated damages provision that is enforceable? A liquidated damages provision fixes and makes certain the damages the parties agree to in the event of a breach. Such provisions provide certainty as to the…
Rank this Week: 3059

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Justice Deptartment to Revise Clemency Criteria

    Justice Deptartment to Revise Clemency Criteria
    It has long been known that prison sentences for convictions involving crack cocaine us are disproportionately more severe than those involving cocaine in powder form. In recent years, as our criminal defense lawyers know, the Obama…
  • Apr 21

    The Significance of Hall v. Florida

    The Significance of Hall v. Florida
    As we get closer to summer, our South Florida criminal defense attorneys know that Supreme Court decisions are just around the corner. In the coming months, we expect to hear a ruling on the case of Hall v. Florida, in which the defendant and…
  • Apr 20

    Incrimination via Instagram

    Incrimination via Instagram
    Our South Florida criminal defense lawyers know that your presence on the internet has a powerful impact on your reputation; what you write, post and who you "like" or "follow" can lead to judgments about who you are and what you do.…
Rank this Week: 956

Trial and Appeals Blog

Trial and Appeals Blog

Covers law and society. By Thomas Wade Young.

http://www.twylaw.com/blog
  • Apr 23

    Law enforcement officers now have wider…

    Law enforcement officers now have wider latitude in conducting searches on the basis of anonymous tips. Navarette v. California, No. 12–9490 (April 22, 2014) divided the U.S. Supreme Court’s two most conservative justices, while…
  • Apr 17

    Florida Civil Rights Act Bans Pregnancy Discrimination

    Florida Civil Rights Act Bans Pregnancy Discrimination
    The notion that laws banning sex discrimination also ban pregnancy discrimination seems obvious to many. Others, however, note that gender and pregnancy are not the same thing and, therefore, that language prohibiting gender discrimination…
  • Mar 6

    Incivility Yields Two Year Suspension

    Incivility Yields Two Year Suspension
    THIS article for the Ethics and Professionalism Committee of the ABA’s Section of Litigation uses recent decisions by the Supreme Court of Florida to illustrate how lapses in professionalism — which were once thought to be…
Rank this Week: 4303

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers health care legislation, enforcement and regulation. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

http://thehealthlawfirmblog.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 23

    OIG Audit Finds Federal Database of Terminated Medicaid Providers Needs Improvement

    OIG Audit Finds Federal Database of Terminated Medicaid Providers Needs Improvement
    By Lenis L. Archer, J.D., M.P.H., The Health Law Firm The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a process for sharing information about terminated Medicaid providers. The federal…
  • Apr 16

    Use Caution in USMLE Step Exam Preparation

    Use Caution in USMLE Step Exam Preparation
    By Catherine T. Hollis, J.D., The Health Law Firm and George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Bulletin of Information outlines several…
  • Apr 10

    Governor Requests the Agency for Health Care Administration to Inspect Florida’s VA Hospital

    Governor Requests the Agency for Health Care Administration to Inspect Florida’s VA Hospital
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law In response to recent deaths at Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals throughout Florida and the rest of the nation, on April 1, 2014, Governor ……
Rank this Week: 708

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://www.cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    3 Things to Expect from Your Cruise Ship Personal Injury Lawyer on Your First Call

    3 Things to Expect from Your Cruise Ship Personal Injury Lawyer on Your First Call
    If you were hurt or injured in a cruise ship accident, one of the actions you’ll probably take first is to contact a personal injury lawyer who is experienced in representing passengers against the cruise lines.  (**note: many of…
  • Apr 22

    Will My Cruise Ship Injury Case Go to Trial?

    Will My Cruise Ship Injury Case Go to Trial?
    We receive dozens of calls and emails from injured cruise ship passengers every week. Some of those injuries are relatively minor and some unfortunately are life-altering. One of the common questions our clients sometimes ask is, “will…
  • Apr 15

    Cruise Ship Injury Claims – What Do Lawyers Do for Hurt Passengers?

    Cruise Ship Injury Claims – What Do Lawyers Do for Hurt Passengers?
    If you were hurt or injured on cruise ship, you’re going to have a lot of questions. At some point, you’ll probably want to talk to a personal injury lawyer or firm that can shed some light on your specific potential case. What…
Rank this Week: 298

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Apr 22

    When is a Student Loan Deferment an Option?

    When is a Student Loan Deferment an Option?
    More than 38 million Americans are carrying a total of more than $1 trillion in student loan debt. One trillion dollars. That’s a stunning amount. Your part of that debt can seem overwhelming to begin with, and then a change in your…
  • Apr 10

    Saving for Student Loan Payment

    Saving for Student Loan Payment
    The most difficult side of student loan debt is the never-ending, non-stop, on-time monthly payments that can emotionally wear down debtors. It would also be far better would be to have each borrower’s payments set automatically as an…
  • Apr 6

    Can Student Loan Debt Be Discharged?

    Can Student Loan Debt Be Discharged?
    According to a 2012 Pew Research Center report, about 40 percent of households of with student loan debt are headed by people under age 35. Because the debtors owe so much to lenders, the dream of owning a home and buying a car are…
Rank this Week: 2322

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridarealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    April 2014 Real Estate Case Law Update

    April 2014 Real Estate Case Law Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Leasehold and ad valorem taxes.   Taxpayers who have been granted 99-year renewable leases on property from a county are the equitable owners of the property and the property is subject to ad valorem real…
  • Apr 15

    Raising Money through Real Estate Syndications – Recent Law Changes to the Rule 506 Exemption

    Raising Money through Real Estate Syndications – Recent Law Changes to the Rule 506 Exemption
    By: Alejandro E. Jordan, Esq. The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, known as the Jobs Act, has changed the way to raise money from groups of investors to purchase commercial and investment real estate properties.  Many forget that…
  • Mar 31

    April 2014 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

    April 2014 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Railroad easement extinguished by abandonment.  A railroad right-of-way was consider as an easement and could be terminated by abandonment.  Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. U.S., 2014 WL 901843,…
Rank this Week: 2053

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.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 937

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
Rank this Week: 816

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/
  • Apr 22

    Illinois Forms Securities Fraud Section

    Illinois Forms Securities Fraud Section
    According to a recent report in Crain’s, the US Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois recently created a new section to prosecute securities and commodities fraud. The new fraud section was formed as part of the criminal…
  • Apr 22

    NJ Broker Pleads Guilty to Fraud

    NJ Broker Pleads Guilty to Fraud
    According to FA-mag.com a former New Jersey borker, Randy Schneider recently plead quilty to theft by unlawful taking. Schneider allegedly stole nearly one million dollars from two elderly clients. According to the report, Schneider worked…
  • Apr 17

    DBSI Executives Found Guilty

    DBSI Executives Found Guilty
    According to reports, CEO and president of DBSI, Douglas L. Swenson, was convicted of thirty-four counts of wire fraud and forty-four counts of securities fraud. Three other top DBSI executives were also convicted on multiple fraud charges.…
Rank this Week: 153

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Can you be convicted of both theft and dealing in stolen property?

    Can you be convicted of both theft and dealing in stolen property?
    In Florida, an accused may be convicted of several different types of thefts. Felony and misdemeanor theft are the most common theft crimes that are seen in Palm Beach County, FL. Another crime that the prosecutor likes to charge an accused…
  • Apr 21

    Aggressive Driving can Lead to Aggravated Battery Charge

    Aggressive Driving can Lead to Aggravated Battery Charge
    The driver of a vehicle in Florida can be criminally charged and convicted of Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon if the reckless driver purposely crashes the vehicle into another occupied vehicle or into a pedestrian. Because of…
  • Apr 11

    The Right to Obtain Blood Samples for DUI Charge

    The Right to Obtain Blood Samples for DUI Charge
    The driver of a vehicle is involved in an automobile crash in Palm Beach County, FL. The driver is injured, but no one else was involved in the accident. An alert motorist calls 911 to report the accident and requests medical care to the…
Rank this Week: 4134

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

Covers of legal research topics and legal information. From the Florida State University Law Library Team.

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Apr 22

    Heartbleed Proves the Password Is Dead

    Heartbleed Proves the Password Is Dead
    Heartbleed Proves the Password is Dead, This is What you Need Now is online at inc.com. The article promotes more rigorous security procedures like two-factor authentication. Other techniques like fingerprint readers, voice authenication and…
  • Apr 16

    Review: Microsoft Word for iPad

    Review: Microsoft Word for iPad
    iPhone J.D. has an excellent review on the new Microsoft Word for iPad app. Read it here. Download the app here. The app is free for viewing files, but you'll need a Microsoft 365 Office account to edit files, which...
  • Apr 1

    Viacom and Google End Seven-Year Copyright Battle

    Viacom and Google End Seven-Year Copyright Battle
    From Law Technology News is the article Viacom and Google End Seven-Year Copyright Battle. After long litigation they have settled a massive copyright dispute. The impact will have a profound impact on the Internet and digital media. Posted…
Rank this Week: 1300

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/
  • Apr 22

    Korean Ferry Disaster Sucks Cruise Industry Back Into Controversy

    Korean Ferry Disaster Sucks Cruise Industry Back Into Controversy
    For the past week I have watched specials on television and read articles about the Korean ferry disaster when the Sewol capsized with several hundreds school children aboard. I have been asked to provide interviews on CNN and radio talk…
  • Apr 20

    Top 10 Most Dangerous Cruise Destinations in the World

    Top 10 Most Dangerous Cruise Destinations in the World
    The last thing that a family going on vacation wants to think of is being victims of crime. Cruise lines spend literally hundreds of millions of dollars a year creating idyllic illusions of tropical vacations on beautiful Caribbean beaches.…
  • Apr 17

    How Do You Say Schettino in Korean? Captain of Sinking Ferry Among the First to Abandon Ship

    How Do You Say Schettino in Korean? Captain of Sinking Ferry Among the First to Abandon Ship
    The captain of the sunken ferry Korean ferry Sewol reportedly was one of the first to abandon ship and make it safely to shore. Only one of the 47 lifeboats were deployed. The abandon ship order was not made until 30 minutes after the ferry…
Rank this Week: 125

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Florida Senate Passes Bill Shielding Nursing Home Industry Interest

    Florida Senate Passes Bill Shielding Nursing Home Industry Interest
    A bill that would make it tougher for victims of nursing home abuse in Florida to obtain justice has been passed by the state senate with a vote of 36-3. SB 670 would make it so that those not directly linked to the operation of a nursing…
  • Apr 15

    Alzheimer Patients Especially Vulnerable to Nursing Home Abuse, Neglect

    Alzheimer Patients Especially Vulnerable to Nursing Home Abuse, Neglect
    A new study published in the journal Neurology found that Alzheimer deaths are vastly under-reported. Researchers calculated that some 500,000 people in the U.S. die from disease every year, which is five times more than the number tallied by…
  • Apr 13

    Consent to Nursing Home Sexual Activity Not Always Clear

    Consent to Nursing Home Sexual Activity Not Always Clear
    A New York man recently filed a lawsuit against the nursing home where his 85-year-old mother resides, alleging they had forced "huge, muscular strippers" on his mother, whom he says has been a devout Christian her whole life and now suffers…
Rank this Week: 4135

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/
  • Apr 22

    Gay Marriage Paradise

    Gay Marriage Paradise
    I haven't written on the subject lately and that isn't because there is nothing going on, rather just the opposite. When the walls fall down it seems they come crashing all at once. For example:There is this wonderful step…
  • Apr 22

    It's About Time for a Good 11th Circuit Forum Non Opinion!

    It's About Time for a Good 11th Circuit Forum Non Opinion!
    This one involves Judge Zloch, the beautiful country of Belize, the newly important significance of a forum-selection clause in conducting a forum non analysis, and sadly -- so sadly -- does not in any way involve Venetian Salami even…
  • Apr 21

    Should Bar Focus on Black/Hispanic Judicial Disparity?

    Should Bar Focus on Black/Hispanic Judicial Disparity?
    Kudos to our new Florida Bar President Eugene Pettis, who has decided to make this a focus of his Presidency:The Florida Bar Association says there are only 26 blacks and 58 Hispanics among the state’s 594 circuit court judges. Of the…
Rank this Week: 132

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    An Accused Murderer Represented Himself. Good Idea?

    An Accused Murderer Represented Himself. Good Idea?
    Minutes ago, 42 year old Michel Escoto was convicted of murdering his wife.  It took twelve years from the vicious beating to today’s first degree murder conviction.  Jurors took just 2 1/2 hours to convict Escoto, who…
  • Apr 3

    Judge Not Solely To Blame For Child Rapist Getting No Jail Time

    Judge Not Solely To Blame For Child Rapist Getting No Jail Time
    Yesterday, I wrote about Superior Court Judge Jan Jurden, who made a decision that has resulted in her receiving a number of death threats.  See:  http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/2014/04/jail-child-rapist.html …
  • Apr 2

    No Jail For Child Rapist?

    No Jail For Child Rapist?
    This isn’t a belated April Fool’s post.  This really happened.  A wealthy guy rapes his three year old daughter.  The judge, Judge Jan Jurden, sentenced Robert H. Richards IV, a wealthy du Pont heir, to probation.…
Rank this Week: 2621

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/
Rank this Week: 1961

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
Rank this Week: 3798

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Apr 22

    Deadly Auto Accidents Involving Marijuana Use have Tripled in U.S.

    Deadly Auto Accidents Involving Marijuana Use have Tripled in U.S.
    With the legalization of marijuana gaining momentum across the United States, a new study suggests that the common use of marijuana can have negative outcomes. Researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health…
  • Apr 9

    Homosassa Toddler Drowns in Lake

    Homosassa Toddler Drowns in Lake
    A Homosassa toddler drowned Sunday morning while he and his family were visiting friends in Dunnellon, according to deputies. The parents of the 19-month-old boy were visiting friends and staying in a trailer located on the property.…
  • Mar 31

    Inverness Woman Killed in Pedestrian Crash on U.S. 41

    Inverness Woman Killed in Pedestrian Crash on U.S. 41
    A 66-year-old Inverness woman was killed last week after trying to cross U.S. 41 near Mossy Oak Drive around 8 p.m. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the woman stepped into oncoming traffic and was struck by  Ford Ranger driven by…
Rank this Week: 3731

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.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Aggravated Battery or Assault With a Vehicle Could Just Be Reckless Driving in Florida

    Aggravated Battery or Assault With a Vehicle Could Just Be Reckless Driving in Florida
    In Florida, there is something called a lesser included charge or offense which can be a great benefit to a defendant who may be guilty of a crime, but not a crime as serious as the one charged by the state. Most felony charges have lesser…
  • Apr 19

    Can an Unauthorized Driver of a Rental Car Challenge an Illegal Serch in Florida

    Can an Unauthorized Driver of a Rental Car Challenge an Illegal Serch in Florida
    In Florida, the police are generally not allowed to search a suspect's vehicle unless the driver or owner gives consent to search, the police have probable cause to believe there is evidence of criminal activity inside or there is an arrest…
  • Apr 16

    For Underaged Drivers in Florida, the Legal Limit for a DUI is Much Lower

    For Underaged Drivers in Florida, the Legal Limit for a DUI is Much Lower
    In Florida, the law establishes what it considers a legal limit for a driver's blood alcohol content. Most people know that the legal limit in Florida in DUI cases is 0.08. If a person blows a 0.08 or higher on the breathalyzer, that does…
Rank this Week: 2542

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    HSBC Sued Again, This Time for Predatory Lending

    HSBC Sued Again, This Time for Predatory Lending
    Following a $2.5 billion judgment for securities fraud last year against HSBC Group, the financial firm is facing another lawsuit, this time for predatory lending and racial discrimination. Miami consumer rights lawyers recognize that while…
  • Apr 20

    Florida's Fast-Track Foreclosure Law Falls Short of Stated Goal

    Florida's Fast-Track Foreclosure Law Falls Short of Stated Goal
    When Florida's "faster foreclosure" law took effect last July, courts immediately began to see a sharp decline in the number of foreclosures being filed. The ill-advised law was intended to quickly push foreclosures through the system, in…
  • Apr 18

    Retiring SEC Lawyer: Agency Too Lax on Wall Street

    Retiring SEC Lawyer: Agency Too Lax on Wall Street
    James Kidney had worked for the Securities and Exchange Commission as a trial attorney since 1986, winning more than a half-dozen insider trading trials. But if anyone expected him to simply retire quietly with his nice pension - they were…
Rank this Week: 1036

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1455

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Understanding How Doctors Can Cause a Wrongful Death in Florida

    Understanding How Doctors Can Cause a Wrongful Death in Florida
    People go to their doctors when they are sick—trusting their doctors will prescribe them the correct medications to help them get better or relieve their symptoms. While most doctors in this nation are very careful when it comes to…
  • Apr 20

    Find a Quality Disability Attorney in Plantation

    Find a Quality Disability Attorney in Plantation
    Picking the right disability attorney in Plantation is not as simple as opening your phone book and selecting the first name that you see. When you choose an attorney to represent you in your disability claim, you want to make sure you…
  • Apr 18

    Electronic Logbooks Could Reduce Florida Truck Crashes and Improve Roadway Safety

    Electronic Logbooks Could Reduce Florida Truck Crashes and Improve Roadway Safety
    When a truck driver sits behind the wheel of his big rig for too many hours, he may suffer from drowsy driving. Because driving while fatigued is a real problem facing truck drivers on our nation’s roadways, there are hours-of-service…
Rank this Week: 172

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/
Rank this Week: 1831

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.daytonabeachinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Daytona Motorcycle Accidents Increased During This Year's Bike Week

    Daytona Motorcycle Accidents Increased During This Year's Bike Week
    Administrators of the Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach prepare each year during Bike Week for an influx of motorcycle accident victims who need care at the facility with the area's only trauma center. But this year, emergency…
  • Apr 15

    Daytona Car Accidents: Parents Key to Teen Drunk Driving Prevention

    Daytona Car Accidents: Parents Key to Teen Drunk Driving Prevention
    With spring in full swing, high school seniors are preparing for prom, graduation celebrations and one last summer of fun before embarking on the next chapter of their lives. What parents may not realize is that these gatherings often involve…
  • Apr 13

    Daytona Car Accident Lawyers Support Distracted Driving Month

    Daytona Car Accident Lawyers Support Distracted Driving Month
    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and our Daytona car accident lawyers believe it's an appropriate time to highlight the potential dangers of this all-too-common behavior behind the wheel. Authorities with the Florida Highway…
Rank this Week: 4620

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: To Be "Clearly Established" or Not "Clearly Established": That Is the Question

    CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: To Be "Clearly Established" or Not "Clearly Established": That Is the Question
    Our guest author of this is article is Steve Friedman, a legal research attorney with National Legal Research Group in Charlottesville, Virginia. The doctrine of qualified immunity shields governmental officials "from liability for civil…
  • Apr 21

    Physicians React to the Release of Medicare Reimbursement

    Physicians React to the Release of Medicare Reimbursement
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law For years, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) kept private its records on Medicare reimbursement payments made to physicians,…
  • Apr 15

    CONTRACTS: Forum-Selection Clause—Enforcing by 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) Motion to Transfer Venue

    CONTRACTS: Forum-Selection Clause—Enforcing by 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) Motion to Transfer Venue
    Our guest author of this is article is Charlene Hicks, a legal research attorney with National Legal Research Group in Charlottesville, Virginia. Forum-selection clauses are commonly used in contracts to specify the location in which the…
Rank this Week: 836

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/
  • Apr 22

    New Studies Show Hope for Brain Injury Patient

    New Studies Show Hope for Brain Injury Patient
    Some new information has shed some light on brain injuries and may help personal injury patients in Hollywood and across the country. For example, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists…
  • Apr 17

    Who Has the Right to Seek a Wrongful Death Claim in Florida?

    Who Has the Right to Seek a Wrongful Death Claim in Florida?
    Under Florida law, it is possible to seek a wrongful death claim if negligence or recklessness has led to a fatality. These types of legal claims usually result from car accident cases, medical malpractice cases in Homestead and Florida, or…
  • Apr 15

    Surprising Housing and Commute Facts: What Contributes to Personal Injury in Hollywood and other Citie

    Surprising Housing and Commute Facts: What Contributes to Personal Injury in Hollywood and other Citie
    A new report by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has weighed in on the country’s health by county and has concluded that some surprising things that could affect health. …
Rank this Week: 1826

Powell & Espat Blog

Powell & Espat Blog

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

http://mattlaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Google Glass: What Is It and Can It Help Your Court Case?

    Google Glass: What Is It and Can It Help Your Court Case?
    Google Glass is a new technology that could have far-ranging, and far-reaching, benefits. Could it help in your Tampa auto accident case? Continue reading →
  • Apr 18

    Dog Inbreeding: Is It a Cause of Dog Attacks?

    Dog Inbreeding: Is It a Cause of Dog Attacks?
    What is the relationship between dog attacks and dog inbreeding? This practice is called into question in a recent article. Continue reading →
  • Apr 16

    5 Reasons Your Cooling System Might Fail

    5 Reasons Your Cooling System Might Fail
    Summer road trips can be FUN! Take care of your vehicle with proper maintenance and service to ensure a safe, comfortable, and successful trip. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 1447

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/
  • Apr 22

    Court: DUI Blood Test Warrant Must be Substantive

    Court: DUI Blood Test Warrant Must be Substantive
    Last spring, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Missouri v. McNeely that in all except for the rarest circumstances, police seeking to force you to submit a blood sample for the purpose of having it tested for its alcohol content must have a…
  • Apr 14

    Fighting for Reduced Restitution in Fort Lauderdale Criminal Case

    Fighting for Reduced Restitution in Fort Lauderdale Criminal Case
    In some Fort Lauderdale felony defense cases, the defendant can be ordered to pay restitution and compensation to any victims who may be involved. In traffic cases, if you are or were an insured driver, depending on your policy, it's possible…
  • Apr 5

    Poor Condition of Vehicle Can be Grounds for Traffic Stop

    Poor Condition of Vehicle Can be Grounds for Traffic Stop
    Historically, courts have given a broad leeway to police officers when it comes to traffic stops, often granting a greater weight to public safety than to the rights of the accused. However, these powers are not limitless. If a police…
Rank this Week: 1835

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    BE NOT DECEIVED

    BE NOT DECEIVED
    "Be not deceived."  That was the  concluding coda to Justice Scalia's first paragraph in his blistering dissent  in Navarette v. California to Justice Thomas's statist opinion upholding a traffic stop in California based…
  • Apr 21

    PLEA NEGOTIATIONS ARE NOT CONFIDENTIAL

    PLEA NEGOTIATIONS ARE NOT CONFIDENTIAL
    JANE DOE v. USA ex Rel ROY BLACK, MARTIN WEINBERG, JEFFREY EPSTEIN. The Perlam doctrine;  Fed Rule of Evidence 410; A criminal investigation for sex crimes, a civil lawsuit by the victim; Ipse Dixit, this case has it all!Look! Up in…
  • Apr 20

    HURRICANE CARTER HAS DIED

    HURRICANE CARTER HAS DIED
    Rubin Hurricane Carter, a boxer from Patterson, New Jersey who almost became the middle weight champion of the world, has died in Toronto at age 76. Carter spent 20 years in prison, framed for a triple murder in bar. He was twice tried an…
Rank this Week: 177

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/
Rank this Week: 1529