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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/
  • Aug 31

    SEC Fines Health Net $340,000 for Anti-Whistleblower Agreement

    SEC Fines Health Net $340,000 for Anti-Whistleblower Agreement
    By Miles Indest, J.D./M.B.A.; Law Clerk, The Health Law Firm On August 16, 2016, Health Net Inc. agreed to pay a $340,000 penalty to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for allegedly using severance agreements to…
  • Aug 30

    Maryland’s Approval of Thirty Medical Marijuana Businesses Shadows Florida’s Effort

    Maryland’s Approval of Thirty Medical Marijuana Businesses Shadows Florida’s Effort
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Three years ago, Maryland regulators first legalized marijuana for medical use. Maryland has recently nurtured its commitment to the medical…
  • Aug 29

    Florida Organization Maintains False Claims Suit Against Anesthesiology Companies and Other

    Florida Organization Maintains False Claims Suit Against Anesthesiology Companies and Other
    By Miles O. Indest, J.D./M.B.A.; Law Clerk, The Health Law Firm The Florida Society of Anesthesiologists (FSA) is unwavering as a qui tam relator, maintaining that more than 50 physicians, anesthesiology companies, and ambulatory…
Rank this Week: 1687

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/
  • Aug 31

    Caldwell Securities, Inc to pay $2 million

    Caldwell Securities, Inc to pay $2 million
    Did you suffer losses investing with Caldwell Securities, Inc.? If so, the attorneys at The White Law Group may be able to help. According to various reports, Caldwell International Securities Corp. will pay about $2 million to settle…
  • Aug 29

    Investor Alert: IMS Securitie

    Investor Alert: IMS Securitie
    Have you suffered losses investing with IMS Securities? If so, the attorneys at The White Law Group may be able to help. According to FINRA,  IMS Securities Inc.,  is a small broker-dealer and is the target of…
  • Aug 26

    Investor Alert: Christopher Ariola

    Investor Alert: Christopher Ariola
    Have you suffered losses investing with Christopher Ariola, and Bay Mutual Financial? If so, the attorneys at The White Law Group may be able to help. According to FINRA, a complaint was recently filed…
Rank this Week: 345

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

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

    Compensation and Pension Examinations: Reexamination

    Compensation and Pension Examinations: Reexamination
    Almost every veteran who is eventually awarded service connection from the VA undergoes at least one Compensation and Pension (C&P) examination. Even after being awarded service connection, many veterans will participate in additional…
  • Aug 30

    Video Blog – VA Admits to Lost Evidence

    Video Blog – VA Admits to Lost Evidence
    Matthew Hill: Hi, this is Matthew Hill, with Carol Ponton on the Hill & Ponton video blog. Today we’re here to talk to you about lost evidence by the VA. A lot of the veterans we represent have a fear, almost paranoia that the VA…
  • Aug 29

    Radiation Poisoning – Accidental Exposure and Intentional Cover-Up – Part II

    Radiation Poisoning – Accidental Exposure and Intentional Cover-Up – Part II
    In a recent post, I discussed the accidental radiation exposure that a large number of veterans suffered from in 1966.  For those of you who did not have a chance to read the first of this two part series, I will briefly recap below. In…
Rank this Week: 2111

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Tips For Filing A Hurricane & Storm Damage Claim in Hernando County

    Tips For Filing A Hurricane & Storm Damage Claim in Hernando County
    Hurricanes and storm damage in Florida can be quite destructive. Most home and business owners throughout the state are aware that these forces of nature could bring catastrophic damage, which is why they take the precaution of purchasing…
  • Aug 30

    Plan Ahead For Filing A Hurricane Insurance Claim in Citrus County

    Plan Ahead For Filing A Hurricane Insurance Claim in Citrus County
    I think we can all agree that our homes and personal property are important assets. Most Floridians are aware of the risk of living in an area that is susceptible to hurricanes and storm damage, which is why they do all they can to…
  • Aug 25

    Driver Killed in Road Rage Crash in Orlando

    Driver Killed in Road Rage Crash in Orlando
    A driver was killed in a road rage incident in the early morning hours of Monday near South Kirkman Road in Orlando. According to reports, the accident happened around 12:45 a.m. Monday when two cars pulled off Windhover Drive near Universal…
Rank this Week: 889

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4253

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4069

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

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

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 31

    Runoffs, Recounts and Retribution: Oh, My!

    Runoffs, Recounts and Retribution: Oh, My!
    Raquelita has declared victory in leading an underhanded, self-serving campaign to deny the citizens of Miami-Dade County a safe, modern civil courthouse that does not expose them to unhealthy environs in forcing a November runoff with…
  • Aug 30

    "South Florida Lawyer Given Prison Sentence for Child Porn!"

    "South Florida Lawyer Given Prison Sentence for Child Porn!"
    Geez DBR, haven't we treated each other well?Unfortunate headline, to say the least.Quite a bit going on around town for the week heading into a hot, humid Labor Day weekend, let's see how some of our favorite lawyers are keeping their…
  • Aug 30

    A Very Common Carrier

    A Very Common Carrier
    If only my laser vision was working. AT&T today won a major victory over the Federal Trade Commission, which was trying to punish AT&T for throttling the Internet connections of customers with unlimited data plans.The FTC sued…
Rank this Week: 283

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 948

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

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

    What Makes a "Complete" Roof?

    What Makes a "Complete" Roof?
    The Utah Court of Appeals ruled last week that a homeowners’ insurance policy did not cover water damage where the house did not have a “complete” roof.1 In this case, the Poulsens were in the process of replacing roof…
  • Aug 29

    The Neglect Exclusion Does Not Apply to Pre-Loss Neglect

    The Neglect Exclusion Does Not Apply to Pre-Loss Neglect
    Homeowner and commercial property insurance policies typically exclude loss or damage caused by or resulting from neglect.1 Under the ISO Homeowners 3-Special Form,2 neglect means “neglect of an ‘insured’ to use all…
  • Aug 28

    Well...Another Bad Faith Case in Massachusett

    Well...Another Bad Faith Case in Massachusett
    Shaun Harrington was subcontracted to install a well on the McLaughlins’ property (sorry for the bad pun in the title). Unfortunately, in July and August of 2003, this well starting pumping salt water onto the McLaughlin’s…
Rank this Week: 632

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/
  • Aug 31

    Negligence | Lawyer Fort Myers Florida

    Negligence | Lawyer Fort Myers Florida
    Negligence is a general legal principle governing our actions. Indeed, every person and company Must act reasonably toward others under given circumstances. Accordingly, you, your neighbor, and every adult and child (older than six in…
  • Aug 30

    Bicycle Accident Attorney | Fort Myers Florida

    Bicycle Accident Attorney | Fort Myers Florida
    I'm a Fort Myers accident lawyer driven to secure justice for you in your bicycle accident claim. Contact me to learn more about how I can help you. [Read more] The post Bicycle Accident Attorney | Fort Myers Florida appeared first on Harris…
  • Aug 29

    Sexual Abuse Lawyer | Fort Myers Florida

    Sexual Abuse Lawyer | Fort Myers Florida
    Sexual abuse devastates victims and families. I'm a Fort Myers injury lawyer who assists clients with physical abuse claims for compensation in Southwest Florida. Here's some information which may help before you contact me. [Read more] The…
Rank this Week: 2970

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

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

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

    Vacation Rentals: Are You Prepared?

    Vacation Rentals: Are You Prepared?
    We all understand the value of preparing for hurricane season, but what about tourist season? In the last post, we talked about the need for a license if you intend to rent your property out on short term intervals. Now that you know whether…
  • Aug 18

    Can an Association Suspend an Owner’s Right to Use Common Facilities?

    Can an Association Suspend an Owner’s Right to Use Common Facilities?
    Association boards frequently ask what recourse they have against owners who fall behind on paying assessments, or violate other provisions of an association’s governing documents. While most associations’ governing documents…
  • Aug 17

    What You Need to Know if You Are Considering Signing Up with VBRO

    What You Need to Know if You Are Considering Signing Up with VBRO
    Relatively recently, sites like VRBO have revolutionized how people travel. They also have made it easier for the average person to rent out their home without the need for professional assistance. Are you considering renting your second home…
Rank this Week: 1492

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Rehabilitation of Federal Student Loans – Pros and Con

    Rehabilitation of Federal Student Loans – Pros and Con
    Do you know what it means to rehabilitate federal student loans and why it is necessary?  First, once a federal student loan goes into default, several consequences can occur including: Administrative wage garnishment; Income tax refund…
  • Aug 28

    ITT Technical Institute Fraud = Discharge of Student Loans?

    ITT Technical Institute Fraud = Discharge of Student Loans?
    On August 26, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education banned ITT Technical Institute from enrolling new students who use federal financial aid.  This is the result of several investigations into their recruiting, marketing and job…
  • Aug 17

    Are You Really Forever Stuck With Your Student Loans?

    Are You Really Forever Stuck With Your Student Loans?
    I just watched yet another attorney’s video from 2013 about how student loans are hardly ever discharged in a bankruptcy unless you are extremely ill.  The ending quote about student loans was “you’re stuck with…
Rank this Week: 898

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

Discusses short-term and long-term disability cases. By Dell & Schaefer.

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

    Court Affirms Sun Life’s Disability Benefit Denial

    Court Affirms Sun Life’s Disability Benefit Denial
    In Schmitz v. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (Sun Life), the claimant, Jeff Schmitz, was fired by Banner Engineering in July 2008 on the grounds his work performance was poor. In October 2011, Schmitz was diagnosed with multiple…
  • Aug 9

    Alabama Court Upholds Lincoln Life’s Disability Denial to Plaintiff

    Alabama Court Upholds Lincoln Life’s Disability Denial to Plaintiff
    Susan Till v. Lincoln National Life Insurance Company (Lincoln) is a 74 page opinion in which the plaintiff, a radiology technician who suffered with severe back pain, raised many issues in her pursuit of long-term disability benefits.…
  • Aug 9

    Alabama Court Upholds Lincoln Life’s Disability Denial to Plaintiff

    Alabama Court Upholds Lincoln Life’s Disability Denial to Plaintiff
    Susan Till v. Lincoln National Life Insurance Company (Lincoln) is a 74 page opinion in which the plaintiff, a radiology technician who suffered with severe back pain, raised many issues in her pursuit of long-term disability benefits.…
Rank this Week: 455

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    WHAT IS “SEPARATE PROPERTY” IN A PRE-MARITAL AGREEMENT

    WHAT IS “SEPARATE PROPERTY” IN A PRE-MARITAL AGREEMENT
    The Fifth District Court of Appeals in the case of Colino v. Volino, 41 Fla. L. weekly D1990b (5th DCA, August 26, 2016) recently addressed what “constitutes separate property” for purposes of a pre-marital agreement. The…
  • Aug 29

    REASONS FOR LEAVING AN INHERITANCE IN TRUST

    REASONS FOR LEAVING AN INHERITANCE IN TRUST
    It is not uncommon today for a parent to leave a beneficiary’s inheritance in a trust for their benefit instead of an outright gift of the funds at death. Factors which must be considered are: (i) the size of the inheritance; (ii)…
  • Aug 23

    CAN MY REVOCABLE TRUST OWN S-CORPORATION STOCK

    CAN MY REVOCABLE TRUST OWN S-CORPORATION STOCK
    A Florida Revocable Trust (“Trust”) is a common tool utilized by individuals when creating their Florida estate plans. A Trust is designed to hold assets during the Grantor (the individual who creates the Trust) lifetime and then…
Rank this Week: 2616

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

Covers Class III weapons topics for all of the 50 states. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

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

    Iowa (IA) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated 3/31/16

    Iowa (IA) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated 3/31/16
    There are several type of Title II firearms which are sold by FFL dealers with a Class 3 SOT license. These items are restricted by the National Firearms Act as well as Iowa state law. Each state can impose additional restrictions on the…
  • Aug 29

    Maryland Man Arrested for Fuel Filter Silencer

    Maryland Man Arrested for Fuel Filter Silencer
    In Maryland, a U.S. District Judge sentenced Ronnie Candelario to 41 months in prison for pleadings guilty to the possession of an unregistered fuel filter silencer.  Following his release from prison, the Court sentenced Candelario to…
  • Aug 23

    ATF Arrests man For Selling Muzzle Brakes on Ebay

    ATF Arrests man For Selling Muzzle Brakes on Ebay
    We often get questions regarding muzzle brakes and some of the kit suppressors that can be found on eBay and Facebook.  Our advice is to buy a real suppressor and not fool around with these “kits”. When ATF arrests…
Rank this Week: 4329

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    USA Immigration Scam

    USA Immigration Scam
    There have been numerous accounts of a USA immigration scam recently. The scammers call and send scam emails targeted to immigrants living in the United States. The scammers claim that they are from the USCIS (United States Citizenship and…
  • Aug 25

    How an L-1 Manager Can Apply for a Green Card

    How an L-1 Manager Can Apply for a Green Card
    What is an L-1 Visa? In this article I explain what an L-1 Visa is, who qualifies for it, and how an L-1 manager can apply for a green card (permanent residency). The L-1 Visa allows non-U.S. companies to set up operations in the United…
  • Aug 23

    Florida deceptive and unfair business practice

    Florida deceptive and unfair business practice
    In Florida, state law protects consumers from deceptive business practices.  The Florida deceptive and unfair business practices law is called “FDUTPA”, which stands for Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade…
Rank this Week: 3209

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

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

    A Funny Thing Happened to the Forum Selection Clause

    A Funny Thing Happened to the Forum Selection Clause
    When an employee sues an employer, the forum selection clauses in her employment agreement can affect where the claims can be litigated—but only if those clauses are enforced. For example, we previously discussed a court’s…
  • Aug 17

    Fired for Taking the Fifth: Famous Firings in History

    Fired for Taking the Fifth: Famous Firings in History
    The Department of Justice’s recent Yates Memo creates a new emphasis on individual accountability for corporate or entity wrongdoing. It also enhances the risk to corporate employees that they will need to choose between cooperating…
  • Aug 7

    A Fifth Amendment Right to Not Talk to Your Employer?

    A Fifth Amendment Right to Not Talk to Your Employer?
    An employee who is accused of participating in corporate wrongdoing can face potentially life-changing choices almost immediately. When a company learns of alleged wrongdoing, it is likely to start an internal investigation into the…
Rank this Week: 2753

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 30

    Dangerous products in the new

    Dangerous products in the new
    Here are 3 products that have been making the news. Please be careful using these products!!! ► Roundup. Roundup is a popular weed-killer that’s used commercially as well as by homeowners in their backyards. Recently, dozens of…
  • Aug 26

    17,000+ Children Injured by Strollers and Carriers Each Year

    17,000+ Children Injured by Strollers and Carriers Each Year
    Most of us understand that baby strollers and other types of baby carriers are designed to transport children safely. But as our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg now know, a recently-released…
  • Aug 22

    What to Do (and Not Do) After a Hit-and-Run

    What to Do (and Not Do) After a Hit-and-Run
    Our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg frequently represent individuals who have been injured in car accidents caused by the negligence of other drivers. Most of the time, we know who the…
Rank this Week: 3956

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/
  • Aug 30

    Rental Cars and Accident

    Rental Cars and Accident
    Although it is now the “off-season” in Florida, we are a Mecca for tourists who often rent cars. Unfamiliarity with the vehicle and the local roads sometimes results in these tourists causing accidents. Unfortunately, if this…
  • Jul 18

    Accidents Involving Rental Car

    Accidents Involving Rental Car
    Although it is now the “off-season” in Florida, we are a Mecca for tourists who often rent cars. Unfamiliarity with the vehicle and the local roads sometimes results in these tourists causing accidents. Unfortunately, if this…
  • Jul 18

    Accidents Involving Rental Car

    Accidents Involving Rental Car
    Although it is now the “off-season” in Florida, we are a Mecca for tourists who often rent cars. Unfamiliarity with the vehicle and the local roads sometimes results in these tourists causing accidents. Unfortunately, if this…
Rank this Week: 629

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

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

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

    In re: Aramark Sports – Did Company Fail to Warn of Boat Design Limits?

    In re: Aramark Sports – Did Company Fail to Warn of Boat Design Limits?
    A federal appeals court ruled recently that a boating company didn’t have a responsibility to keep an eye on the weather and offer an updated forecast to six vacationers from Florida whose rental boat sank seven years…
  • Aug 25

    Piazza v. Kellim – Nightclub Shooting Liability Lawsuit

    Piazza v. Kellim – Nightclub Shooting Liability Lawsuit
    The family of a teen foreign exchange student who was fatally shot outside of a nightclub in Portland, Ore. will be allowed to continue pursuit of their premises liability lawsuit following a new ruling by the Oregon Supreme Court. Peruvian…
  • Aug 19

    Defective Bicycle Lawsuit: Applebaum v. Target

    Defective Bicycle Lawsuit: Applebaum v. Target
    Florida bicycle accidents that result in serious injuries are often caused by collisions with motor vehicles. However, there are some bike accidents that are the result of defective bicycles.  In those situations, depending on the…
Rank this Week: 4597

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    Election Tuesday

    Election Tuesday
    Thank goodness we don't elect judges in federal court. I'm not saying it's a great system we have, but I think it beats elections. Asking the lawyers that appear before you for money... Ads that have nothing to do with judging...…
  • Aug 28

    Judge Gayles' new clerk was just married and it's in the NYT

    Judge Gayles' new clerk was just married and it's in the NYT
    Here.  Shahrzad Daneshvar, the daughter of Afsaneh Pournaderi Daneshvar and Farhang Daneshvar of Fair Oaks, Calif., was married Aug. 25 to Travis Viola, a son of Teresa Viola and Vincent Viola of New York. Judge Ann Claire Williams of…
  • Aug 26

    Jay Hogan obit in the Herald

    Jay Hogan obit in the Herald
    Jay Weaver starts with a story I just love hearing about every time it's told:Everyone seems to have a story about courtroom legend James Jay Hogan, who died this week at age 82, but no one will ever forget this surreal moment: In the…
Rank this Week: 74

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1427

The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

The Lien Zone is a construction law blog for Florida contractors. It includes forms, infographics, videos and articles.

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • Aug 30

    Warranty Suits: Select the Correct Defendant

    Warranty Suits: Select the Correct Defendant
    Florida’s Condominium Act requires that contractors and suppliers provide a warranty of fitness and merchantability as to work provided and materials supplied for condominium developments. So when the roofing work done on a…
  • Aug 23

    Get Paid for Uncovering Defective Work

    Get Paid for Uncovering Defective Work
    A case decided late last year has held that the cost to take apart and actually demolish work so as to effect a repair (better known as rip and tear) should be covered by applicable insurance. This is a departure... Read More The post Get…
  • Aug 16

    First Step: Notice of Commencement

    First Step: Notice of Commencement
    A Notice of Commencement for improvements greater than $2,500 to real property must be signed by the owner and recorded with the Clerk of Courts. Then a certified copy of the recorded notice must be posted at the actual construction... Read…
Rank this Week: 2349

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    IT'S ELECTION DAY ... NOW GET OUT AND VOTE .......

    IT'S ELECTION DAY ... NOW GET OUT AND VOTE .......
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:ELECTION CENTRAL - 2016 JUDICIAL PRIMARYWelcome to our bi-annual Blog Post on Election day.  Today is the day where as many as nine of the names listed below will be hired (or rehired) by the voters of…
  • Aug 29

    OF HOT DOGS AND FOOTBALL PLAYERS

    OF HOT DOGS AND FOOTBALL PLAYERS
    Two items caught our eye as we repaired to our Labour Day retreat a week early for some well earned rest (just ask the AUSA in Virginia about the tax case that went **Poof** if you see her).Item One: Colin Kapernick, NFL QB, refused to stand…
  • Aug 26

    BAGLEY BLOCKS BLOCH

    BAGLEY BLOCKS BLOCH
    Like so many plaintiffs before him, he went to court with the promises of untold riches whispered in his ear by his attorneys.His day in court.Justice, that elusive concept, would finally materialize.But Judge Bagley saw it different on…
Rank this Week: 98

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate…

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate Blog

Covers recent developments in Florida probate, trust, estate and guardianship. By Clark Skatoff PA.

http://www.clarkskatoff.com/news-resources/blog/
  • Aug 29

    Brian Spiro Achieves 110% Result For His Clients, Literally, In Undue Influence Case

    Brian Spiro Achieves 110% Result For His Clients, Literally, In Undue Influence Case
    Brian Spiro and the attorneys at Clark Skatoff successfully resolved a probate and trust dispute by providing a tremendous result for their clients. On behalf of the Decedent’s intestate heirs, challenges were raised to three (3) wills…
  • Aug 27

    Can a RICO Claim be Brought Against an Executor of an Estate?

    Can a RICO Claim be Brought Against an Executor of an Estate?
    The Racketeer Influence and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO") can be used as a civil remedy in instances of a pattern of significant criminal activity.  RICO provides for treble damages.  The Court of Appeals for the Second…
  • Aug 24

    Probate Exception Applies to Remand of Turnover Action

    Probate Exception Applies to Remand of Turnover Action
    Federal courts will not hear disputes over property in the custody of the state probate courts. In Pollok v. The Vanguard Group, Inc., Case No.: 8:16-cv-836 (C.D. Cal. Aug. 22, 2016), the Administrator—Personal Representative or…
Rank this Week: 2227

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

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

    Carnival Vista Swamps Piers and Boats in Messina, Sicily

    Carnival Vista Swamps Piers and Boats in Messina, Sicily
    According to several passengers on the Carnival Vista, the cruise ship swamped piers and many smaller boats moored there yesterday afternoon when leaving the port of Messina, Sicily. We were contacted and told about the mishap today. The port…
  • Aug 28

    95 Kilo Cruise Ship Cocaine Bust in Sydney Harbor

    95 Kilo Cruise Ship Cocaine Bust in Sydney Harbor
    Multiple news sources are reporting that today, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) arrested three cruise ship passengers who were smuggling 95 kilos (over 209 lbs.) of cocaine into the port in Sydney, Australia.  SkyNews says…
  • Aug 28

    Fire Breaks Out on Carnival Sunshine

    Fire Breaks Out on Carnival Sunshine
    Last Friday evening, there were comments on social media that a fire had broken out on the Carnival Sunshine which caused damage to a passenger balcony.   The initial comments, on Facebook, were to the effect that the cabin was…
Rank this Week: 356

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

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

    Motorcyclist Killed In Lakeland Crash

    Motorcyclist Killed In Lakeland Crash
    A 53-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash with a truck early Monday morning. It happened around 7 a.m. on Walt Williams Road and Walt William Loop. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 2014 Ford F-150 was traveling south on Walt…
  • Aug 26

    Attention Tampa! Labor Day Weekend Is Next Week: Avoid Water-Related Accident

    Attention Tampa! Labor Day Weekend Is Next Week: Avoid Water-Related Accident
    Can you believe that Labor Day weekend is next week? Sadly, that means that summer is coming to an end. If you are like most Americans, you will have a three-day weekend to celebrate all your hard work this year. While you may be planning a…
  • Aug 16

    Wrong Way Tampa Crash Results in DUI Arrest

    Wrong Way Tampa Crash Results in DUI Arrest
    A Tampa man was arrested and charged with DUI after a head-on traffic crash late Saturday night. Deputies believe the 36-year-old crashed head-on into another vehicle while driving southbound in the northbound lanes on Anderson Road near…
Rank this Week: 2741

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

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

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

    Woman Killed in Spring Hill Collision

    Woman Killed in Spring Hill Collision
    A 22-year-old woman was killed when her car crashed into a Spring Hill home Thursday. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the woman failed to stop at a stop sign at Norbert Street while driving south on Harrow Road. Troopers believe that…
  • Jul 29

    Fire Sparked By Deep Fryer Destroys Spring Hill Home

    Fire Sparked By Deep Fryer Destroys Spring Hill Home
    A deep fryer apparently caused a house fire in Spring Hill, according to Pasco County Fire Rescue. A deep fryer was left unattended in the kitchen and started a fire inside the home located at 16517 Albright Avenue. Firefighters arrived at…
  • Jul 29

    Fire Sparked By Deep Fryer Destroys Spring Hill Home

    Fire Sparked By Deep Fryer Destroys Spring Hill Home
    A deep fryer apparently caused a house fire in Spring Hill, according to Pasco County Fire Rescue. A deep fryer was left unattended in the kitchen and started a fire inside the home located at 16517 Albright Avenue. Firefighters arrived at…
Rank this Week: 1839

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1044

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers…

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Lusk, Drasites & Tolisano, PA.

http://www.southwestfloridainjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 2551

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

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

    Teen Driving in South Florida

    Teen Driving in South Florida
    School is officially back in session in Miami-Dade County. High school students who worked hard to get their driver’s license naturally want to get off the school bus and drive themselves to school. Being able to drive is a right of…
  • Aug 23

    Reduced Regulations Lead To More Accidents For Uber

    Reduced Regulations Lead To More Accidents For Uber
    Everyone seems to be talking about the so-called sharing economy.  This new business approach has helped in the rise of startups such as Lyft, Uber and other ridesharing companies.   Many safe drivers are able to make…
  • Aug 22

    Who is Responsible for Uber Deaths?

    Who is Responsible for Uber Deaths?
    Who is responsible when a driver seriously hurts or kills someone? Is it the fault of the driver or the fault of the company that they drive for? Those are likely to be some of the questions asked following an accident in North Philadelphia…
Rank this Week: 3799

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3724

Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury…

Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury Blog

Covers car accidents, slip and fall injuries, and birth injuries in Florida.

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

    $53M award in birth injury case of child with cerebral palsy

    $53M award in birth injury case of child with cerebral palsy
    A jury rendered an award of $53 million to a 12-year-old boy who was born with a serious brain injury following 12 hours of fetal distress in the course of the delivery. The trial in the medical malpractice cased lasted one month, and was…
  • Aug 25

    Fatal collision due to tire separation

    Fatal collision due to tire separation
    Tire separation was the cause of a deadly crash that occurred between a tractor-trailer and the south median guardrail on Interstate 95 in West Melbourne, Fla. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident took place in the vicinity…
  • Aug 22

    First fatality for self-driving car

    First fatality for self-driving car
    The first American fatality in which a self-driving car was involved, poses the question of how to accept the car’s life-saving technology. The issue becomes even more difficult given the fact that the motorist had a history of…
Rank this Week: 1621

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Who can make burial arrangements in Florida?

    Who can make burial arrangements in Florida?
    One question the top Jacksonville elder law and estate planning attorneys often receive is who can make burial arrangements in Florida. Does it have to be the next of kin, or can any family member or interested party make funeral…
  • Aug 18

    Ponte Vedra Trust Lawyer Interview

    Ponte Vedra Trust Lawyer Interview
    I have recently become acquainted with a bank who does business very different than traditional banks.  As we do Trust funding for many of our estate planning, elder law, and asset protection packages, we have the opportunity to interact…
  • Jul 11

    How to Correct a Death Certificate in Florida

    How to Correct a Death Certificate in Florida
    Correcting a Death Certificate in Florida We often receive calls about how to correct a Florida Death Certificate in relation to filing a Probate case in Florida. Correcting a Florida Death certificate is done through Florida Vital Statistics…
Rank this Week: 675

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

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

    Guardianship Law in Florida – What’s Current? Very Important Update

    Guardianship Law in Florida – What’s Current? Very Important Update
    The Shifting Landscape of Guardianship Law: Three Consecutive Years of Changes Co – Written by Stacy B. Rubel, Esq. (Published in The Florida Bar Journal, September 2016)  Members of The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and…
  • Aug 15

    What is your plan for the “What if” in life?

    What is your plan for the “What if” in life?
    Estate Planning for Young Professionals: Don’t Wait to Start Planning Discussing one’s death can be an awkward and uncomfortable experience at any age. It is a topic that most individuals avoid at all costs, especially young…
  • Aug 1

    FIRPTA – Be Aware!

    FIRPTA – Be Aware!
    FIRPTA: Increased Withholding and Other Changes Most professionals have familiarity with the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (“FIRPTA”), especially those that have foreign clients investing in U.S. real estate. On…
Rank this Week: 1246

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Hollander Law Firm.

http://www.south-florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Dog Bite Injury Victim Awarded $1.4 Million

    Dog Bite Injury Victim Awarded $1.4 Million
    A 16-year-old who suffered serious injuries after being bitten by a Labrador retriever while at a friend’s house in Connecticut has been awarded $1.4 million by a state court judge. According to TheDay.com, the teen, who just entered…
  • Aug 26

    Page v. Moses Taylor Hospital – Twins’ Death Medical Malpractice Settlement for $4.25M Not Sealed

    Page v. Moses Taylor Hospital – Twins’ Death Medical Malpractice Settlement for $4.25M Not Sealed
    Opening arguments had been slated to begin in the case of Page v. Moses Taylor Hospital, a medical malpractice action in suburban New York following the death of two unborn twin girls in utero after their mother suffered from…
  • Aug 23

    Liability Waiver Overcome With Evidence of Gross Negligence

    Liability Waiver Overcome With Evidence of Gross Negligence
    A growing number of organizations are requiring a signature on liability waivers before allowing folks to participate. On one hand, these documents are supposed to help patrons stay informed of the possible risks. The problem is, people…
Rank this Week: 364

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Aug 29

    Preventing Alzheimer’

    Preventing Alzheimer’
    More and more medical research is appearing which links simple lifestyle changes to preventing cognitive decline.  A recent article in the August 22, 2016 issue of Time Magazine highlights research by a Virginia neurologist, Dr. Majid…
  • Aug 16

    Tug of War Over Dead Body?!

    Tug of War Over Dead Body?!
    The Florida Legislature recently has answered the emotional question of how a dispute of over a person’s cremated remains is to be split resolved.  Two years ago, there was a court case involving a dispute between two divorced…
  • Jul 28

    Pokemon Go – Gotta Collect It All?

    Pokemon Go – Gotta Collect It All?
    By: Alexa Taylor I was recently out to dinner, waiting on a table, when another customer bumped into me accidentally and replied, “Oh I am so sorry, I was just trying to catch a Pokemon.” Has this happened to you yet? If not,…
Rank this Week: 1233

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers estate planning, probate, guardianship and elder law issues.

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 29

    Preventing Alzheimer’

    Preventing Alzheimer’
    More and more medical research is appearing which links simple lifestyle changes to preventing cognitive decline.  A recent article in the August 22, 2016 issue of Time Magazine highlights research by a Virginia neurologist, Dr. Majid…
  • Aug 16

    Tug of War Over Dead Body?!

    Tug of War Over Dead Body?!
    The Florida Legislature recently has answered the emotional question of how a dispute of over a person’s cremated remains is to be split resolved.  Two years ago, there was a court case involving a dispute between two divorced…
  • Jul 28

    Pokemon Go – Gotta Collect It All?

    Pokemon Go – Gotta Collect It All?
    By: Alexa Taylor I was recently out to dinner, waiting on a table, when another customer bumped into me accidentally and replied, “Oh I am so sorry, I was just trying to catch a Pokemon.” Has this happened to you yet? If not,…
Rank this Week: 4019

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

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

    Can Electronic Reminders Help Prevent Hot Car Deaths?

    Can Electronic Reminders Help Prevent Hot Car Deaths?
    Despite repeated warnings reminding us how quickly the temperatures inside a motor vehicle can rise, we continue to see reports of children left forgotten in hot vehicles. Each year an average of 37 children die as a result of being left in a…
  • Aug 15

    What’s Being Done to Improve the Safety of Water Parks?

    What’s Being Done to Improve the Safety of Water Parks?
    Water parks, those adventure parks that feature waterslides and wave pools, are gaining in popularity as summertime attractions. According to the World Waterpark Association, about 85 million people attended water parks in 2015, up from about…
  • Aug 1

    Despite Signed Waiver, Appellate Court Says Lawsuit against Trampoline Park May Proceed

    Despite Signed Waiver, Appellate Court Says Lawsuit against Trampoline Park May Proceed
    A New Jersey appellate court recently ruled that a lawsuit brought against Sky Zone Trampoline Park by a family whose son was injured while engaged in an activity at the park can proceed despite the fact that the family had signed a waiver…
Rank this Week: 3502

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

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

    BREACH BUT NO DAMAGE

    BREACH BUT NO DAMAGE
    In October of 2011, Dwayne Schwartz side-swiped Susan Christ while he was trying to pass a stopped bus; Schwartz was travelling approximately ten miles per hour. After the accident, both drivers moved their cars to the side of the rode and at…
  • Aug 17

    Where There’s a Will, There Isn’t Always a Way

    Where There’s a Will, There Isn’t Always a Way
    Paul L. Kurth died in Missoula, Montana on January 26, 2000; he was 82 years old. At the time of his death he was living with his niece and her husband, Sinda and Marty Puryer. According to Mr. Puryer, two years prior to Mr. Kurth’s…
  • Aug 15

    The Plaintiff’s Burden: Medical Malpractice and Standard of Care

    The Plaintiff’s Burden: Medical Malpractice and Standard of Care
    On July 22, 2016, the Idaho Supreme Court affirmed the verdict in Morrison v. St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, Ltd.; Joachim G. Franklin, M.D., and Emergency Medicine of Idaho, P.A. The jury in the case had found that Dr. Franklin…
Rank this Week: 2404

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys…

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida motor vehicle accidents, personal injury laws and wrongful death claims. By Jason Turchin.

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    What To Do If You Get Hurt In Disney World

    What To Do If You Get Hurt In Disney World
    Disney World may be one of the happiest places on Earth. Disney generally takes good care of their property and rides, but sometimes people get hurt while in Disney World or at one of Disney’s resorts. Over the years, we’ve…
  • Aug 19

    You May Be Owed Life Insurance Benefits In Florida

    You May Be Owed Life Insurance Benefits In Florida
    A recent report revealed that life insurance companies may owe billions of dollars in unclaimed life insurance benefits. NBC even reported that 1 in 600 people may be owed life insurance money. If you were contacted by a life insurance…
  • Jul 26

    My Family Member Was Shot And Killed In An Apartment Complex In Florida And The Killer Was Never Caught. Now What?

    My Family Member Was Shot And Killed In An Apartment Complex In Florida And The Killer Was Never Caught. Now What?
    Nearly every day in the news we hear about someone getting shot and killed in an apartment complex in Florida. Even more heartbreaking, is when the killer is never found, leaving the family seemingly without any means of pursuing justice for…
Rank this Week: 4636

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Aug 28

    Cruise Ship Collides with Three Boats in Boston Harbor

    Cruise Ship Collides with Three Boats in Boston Harbor
    The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a mechanical failure which caused the Boston Harbor Cruises ship Regency to collide with three other tourist boats belonging to the same company while approaching Long Wharf. A witness to the incident,…
  • Aug 25

    Appeals Court Closes Courthouse Doors to Injured American Cruise Line Crewmember

    Appeals Court Closes Courthouse Doors to Injured American Cruise Line Crewmember
    A Federal appellate circuit court in Atlanta has ruled that a United States crewmember must arbitrate his personal injury claim. This case involved a lead trumpeter who worked for a Miami, Florida based cruise line based aboard a cruise ship…
  • Aug 24

    Florida Law Applies to Boat Accident Personal Injury Claims in Most Miami-Dade County Canal

    Florida Law Applies to Boat Accident Personal Injury Claims in Most Miami-Dade County Canal
    The Federal Eleventh Circuit recently found that a Miami-Dade County canal popular for boating and fishing is not navigable thereby precluding claims based upon Federal admiralty jurisdiction. Since Federal admiralty jurisdiction does not…
Rank this Week: 3158

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Aug 28

    Contrats Nuls ou Annulable

    Contrats Nuls ou Annulable
    Ceci est une série d’articles sur les termes du contrat pour vous aider à comprendre mieux votre entreprise. Pour voir l’article précédent dans cette série, cliquez sur ce lien : Article 1,…
  • Aug 25

    Avertissement Ecole Publique sur Visa B

    Avertissement Ecole Publique sur Visa B
    Cet avertissement au sujet de l’école publique sur le visa B est qu’il s’agit de savoir à qui faire confiance. La première chose que vous devez savoir est que vous ne pouvez pas faire confiance à…
  • Aug 21

    Préoccupations pour Planification Successorale Internationale

    Préoccupations pour Planification Successorale Internationale
    Chaque personne qui possède une propriété à l’intérieur ou à l’extérieur des Etats-Unis a besoin d’investir dans une planification patrimoniale. Cela peut être simple,…
Rank this Week: 459

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Washington Finds Nexus in Advertising

    Washington Finds Nexus in Advertising
    If states could impose tax on every company that makes a sale within its borders, they would. Luckily, the Commerce Clause of the Constitution requires something known as “nexus,” or a connection, between a company and state in…
  • Aug 21

    Hawaii Clarifies Taxes for Online Travel Companie

    Hawaii Clarifies Taxes for Online Travel Companie
    Hawaii was the most recent in a line of states to take a stance in the long tax battle between online travel companies, such as Priceline, Expedia and Orbitz, and states over what is commonly referred to as “tourist development…
  • Jul 14

    Sarasota County Circuit Court holds that Reservation and Cleaning Fees are NOT Taxable.

    Sarasota County Circuit Court holds that Reservation and Cleaning Fees are NOT Taxable.
    Florida’s hotel reservation industry recently received an important victory relating to Tourist Development Tax (“TDT”).  TDT is a tax imposed on the privilege of renting, leasing or letting “for consideration any…
Rank this Week: 3063

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • Aug 28

    CONSTRUCTION DEFECT INDEMNITY OBLIGATIONS – COVERED VS. NON-COVERED CGL CLAIMS

    CONSTRUCTION DEFECT INDEMNITY OBLIGATIONS – COVERED VS. NON-COVERED CGL CLAIMS
    If you are a contractor or subcontractor and a construction defect claim is asserted against you, then you have tendered such claim to your commercial general liability (CGL) insurer.  No doubt about it.  In doing so, you have…
  • Aug 27

    IMPACT OF LIS PENDENS ON UNRECORDED INTERESTS / LIENS

    IMPACT OF LIS PENDENS ON UNRECORDED INTERESTS / LIENS
    In a previous article, I discussed the importance of recording a lis pendens in a construction lien foreclosure action.   There is another noteworthy point relating to the impact of lis pendens that can provide quite a bit of…
  • Aug 17

    KNOW YOUR RIGHTS AS AN INSURED UNDER FLORIDA’S CLAIM ADMINISTRATION STATUTE

    KNOW YOUR RIGHTS AS AN INSURED UNDER FLORIDA’S CLAIM ADMINISTRATION STATUTE
    Florida Statute s. 627.426 is known as Florida’s Claims Administration Statute.   The Claims Administration Statute contains important information relating to your rights as an insured when a claim is asserted against you and…
Rank this Week: 2229