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Florida Bankruptcy News and…

Florida Bankruptcy News and Current Events

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure defense news. Debt Relief Group LLC.

http://www.1800debtrelief.com/bankruptcy-news/
  • Feb 10

    The Advantages of Having a Debt Lawyer on Your Side

    The Advantages of Having a Debt Lawyer on Your Side
    Debt is a heavy burden to bear, especially by yourself. Some people get so stressed out that they simply add to the already existing debt and forget about trying to develop or establish a decent credit rating altogether. In such cases, the…
  • Feb 10

    Filing Bankruptcy on Student Loans: You Have Option

    Filing Bankruptcy on Student Loans: You Have Option
    There are a couple of things that people believe you can’t include in a bankruptcy. In general, these debts aren’t normally discharged in bankruptcy, but there are exceptions. Our attorneys have the experience and skill to help…
  • Feb 8

    What’s Hurting Your Credit the Most?

    What’s Hurting Your Credit the Most?
    One of the reasons consumers with debt avoid bankruptcy as long as possible is because of the fear of what can happen to your credit rating afterward. The truth of the matter is, sometimes the debt itself does more damage to your credit score…
Rank this Week: 3747

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure issues in Florida. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillebankruptcylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1739

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/
  • Feb 10

    3d DCA Watch -- It's One-Case Wednesday!

    3d DCA Watch -- It's One-Case Wednesday!
    Like the great wit Gore Vidal, Paul Theroux is a much better non-fiction essayist than novelist, though Paul has had a few fiction highlights along his lengthy and illustrious career.His latest, Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads, dives…
  • Feb 9

    Used Cars With Spencer Aronfeld!

    Used Cars With Spencer Aronfeld!
    How great is that old movie Used Cars, an early Robert Zemeckis film that still holds up pretty well.Compare this:To this:Happy Tuesday, plebes!
  • Feb 8

    Marco Meltdown

    Marco Meltdown
    I'm not the kind of guy to say I told you so. Who am I kidding? Of course I am! I told you so! N.J. Gov. Chris Christie goes on the war path against Florida Sen. Marco Rubio at the final Republican debate ahead of the New Hampshire…
Rank this Week: 224

The Florida Legal Blog

The Florida Legal Blog

Focuses Florida appellate and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decisions. By Jeffrey Kuntz.

http://www.floridalegalblog.org/
Rank this Week: 825

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Feb 10

    Don’t Just Sit There — Stand, move and stretch!

    Don’t Just Sit There — Stand, move and stretch!
    Heart disease. Blood clots. Osteoarthritis. Spinal damage. Whiplash cervical droop. Increase in uterine cancer. Increase in colon cancer. Diabetes. Decreased life expectancy. What can cause or contribute to all these horrible ailments? Some…
  • Jan 21

    When do healthcare defendants want to be accused of malpractice?

    When do healthcare defendants want to be accused of malpractice?
    Most injury or wrongful death cases against hospitals, health care facilities, and health care practitioners are governed by the procedures in Fla. Stat. 766, also known as the Medical Malpractice Act.  This Act itself is highly…
  • Jan 15

    Litigation Discovery and the New Federal Rule

    Litigation Discovery and the New Federal Rule
    Trying to make the best of rules open to highly subjective interpretation… Discovery in litigation is the heart of the process. It is the system by which parties can obtain evidence from other parties and refine knowledge about the…
Rank this Week: 1251

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Feb 10

    Camp Lejeune Presumptive Conditions: Parkinson’s Care and Additional Benefit

    Camp Lejeune Presumptive Conditions: Parkinson’s Care and Additional Benefit
    In a previous post, I discussed an overview of Parkinson’s disease and how the VA rates it. There are additional benefits that are especially relevant when looking at a claim for Parkinson’s. Because of the debilitating and…
  • Feb 8

    Military Sexual Trauma, the Veterans Affairs, and What They Can Do for You

    Military Sexual Trauma, the Veterans Affairs, and What They Can Do for You
    Military Sexual Trauma (or MST) is a horrible experience for anyone who has been affected by it.  I use the word “experience” because that is what it is.  MST is not a diagnosis, but it affects a number of other…
  • Feb 5

    VA Benefits for Gulf War Veterans – Part I

    VA Benefits for Gulf War Veterans – Part I
    When you have a disability that you want to get compensated for, you apply for service-connected compensation benefits from the VA. We have looked at the process of getting service connected which involves: 1) a disability 2) an in-service…
Rank this Week: 1032

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Covers qui tam and employment law. By The Whistleblower Law Firm.

http://www.federalwhistleblowerlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Court Implements Favorable SOX Whistleblower Pleading Standard

    Court Implements Favorable SOX Whistleblower Pleading Standard
    In Wiggins v. ING, the court held that the heightened Rule 9(b) pleading standard for fraud claims is not applicable to SOX retaliation claims, and that to show “reasonable belief” a whistleblower only needs to demonstrate that…
  • Feb 3

    SEC Whistleblower Program Includes Company Outsider

    SEC Whistleblower Program Includes Company Outsider
    Last month, the SEC announced a whistleblower award to a company outsider who provided independent analysis that led to a successful SEC enforcement action. The whistleblower received an award of more than $700,000, which is likely the…
  • Jan 27

    Pilot Wins in AIR21 Whistleblower Retaliation Case

    Pilot Wins in AIR21 Whistleblower Retaliation Case
    The law provides protection from retaliation for airline industry employees who report information related to problems with air carrier safety. Specifically, employees of air carriers, their contractors, and their subcontractors are…
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Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

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

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 10

    How to Respond if Someone You Know Has a Stroke

    How to Respond if Someone You Know Has a Stroke
    Strokes strike quickly and with little or no warning. You may be in the middle of a conversation with a loved one or friend when something suddenly seems amiss. The steps you take next will likely make a critical difference in whether that…
  • Jan 29

    Five Conditions Doctors Commonly Misdiagnose

    Five Conditions Doctors Commonly Misdiagnose
    Doctors have some of the brightest minds in our communities, but no one is perfect. Like the best of us, medical professionals do make mistakes, even in their everyday practices. Unlike the rest of us, though, when doctors make basic…
  • Jan 29

    Five Conditions Doctors Commonly Misdiagnose

    Five Conditions Doctors Commonly Misdiagnose
    Doctors have some of the brightest minds in our communities, but no one is perfect. Like the best of us, medical professionals do make mistakes, even in their everyday practices. Unlike the rest of us, though, when doctors make basic…
Rank this Week: 1297

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Feb 10

    Here we go again ...

    Here we go again ...
    Since the Florida Legislature is currently in session, we are being inundated with insurance industry talking points in the media. The most consistent talking point, and the one that frustrates me the most, is that we need to eradicate…
  • Feb 9

    Do I Have to Pay My Adversary's Experts to Depose Them?

    Do I Have to Pay My Adversary's Experts to Depose Them?
    A recent decision by a Massachusetts District Court addressed an important issue: When is a witness not entitled to expert fees at deposition?1 Ingrid Kiley owned a home in Brookfield, Massachusetts. During the winter of 2013-2014, the pipes…
  • Feb 7

    Missouri Insurance Statistics for Homeowner

    Missouri Insurance Statistics for Homeowner
    I start most Saturday mornings in the same way—I read Nicole Vinson’s blog, which is always very informational and entertaining, and I do some research on insurance practices around the country. This Saturday, I woke up in…
Rank this Week: 4903

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Feb 10

    Summerhill v. Klauer – Motorcycle Accident Victims Gets New Trial

    Summerhill v. Klauer – Motorcycle Accident Victims Gets New Trial
    A motorcycle accident victim will have the opportunity for a new trial after an appeals court ruled the trial judge erred in excluding certain evidence that would have been beneficial to the plaintiff.  Summerhill v. Klauer was an…
  • Feb 8

    Safer Roads for SWFL Bicyclists in 2016?

    Safer Roads for SWFL Bicyclists in 2016?
    Florida has for years now held the dubious distinction of having the highest rate and bicycle accidents and related deaths. Lee County has historically been one of the worst locations, ranking 10th in the state, with regular riders and…
  • Feb 6

    When Negligent Repair of Auto Plays a Role in Crash

    When Negligent Repair of Auto Plays a Role in Crash
    Most of us depend on our vehicles to commute to work, school, our kids’ soccer practices and more. We can’t control the way everyone drives on the road, but we can ensure our own driving habits are optimal and that our…
Rank this Week: 1667

South Florida Car Accident Law…

South Florida Car Accident Law Blog

Covers car accident liability and lawsuits. By Anidjar & Levine.

http://www.southfloridacaraccidentlawblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Florida Appeals Court Finds Biomechanical Expert Testimony Admissible – Taylor v. Culver

    Florida Appeals Court Finds Biomechanical Expert Testimony Admissible – Taylor v. Culver
    Section 90.402, Florida Statutes, provides that all relevant evidence is admissible, unless otherwise provided by law.  Relevant evidence is not admissible, however, if the risk of unfair prejudice, confusion, misleading the jury, or the…
  • Jan 11

    Florida Appeals Court Finds Truck Driver Not Liable for Pedestrian’s Death

    Florida Appeals Court Finds Truck Driver Not Liable for Pedestrian’s Death
    Unfortunately, drivers are not always as careful as they should be around pedestrians.  All collisions between vehicles and pedestrians, however, are not the driver’s fault.  Pedestrians also have a duty of care.  The…
  • Dec 4

    Additur in Florida Auto Accident Cases - Ferrer v. Serna

    Additur in Florida Auto Accident Cases - Ferrer v. Serna
    Under certain circumstances, a trial court has the power to increase the damages awarded by a jury under the principle of additur. Federal courts do not allow an additur, but Florida state law does. Pursuant to § 768.043, Florida…
Rank this Week: 1634

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1041

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/
  • Feb 10

    The Ethical Treatment of Animals and Qui Tam Whistleblower

    The Ethical Treatment of Animals and Qui Tam Whistleblower
    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) spends more than $1.5 billion annually to fund the National School Lunch Program.   The USDA enters into contracts with thousands of vendors to purchase food products ranging from…
  • Jan 29

    Whistleblower Beware: You May Need to Act Quickly

    Whistleblower Beware: You May Need to Act Quickly
    You work for a company that is committing a major fraud against the Government. Maybe it’s Medicare fraud, government contracting fraud, or education fraud.   Most of the people in your workplace know the fraud is happening,…
  • Jan 25

    Seventh Circuit Offers Additional Guidance on the Pre-2010 Public Disclosure Bar

    Seventh Circuit Offers Additional Guidance on the Pre-2010 Public Disclosure Bar
    In an opinion by Judge Richard Posner, the Seventh Circuit recently had an opportunity to revisit the pre-2010 version of the public disclosure bar found in 31 U.S.C. § 3730(e)(4).  In United States ex rel. Bogina v. Medline…
Rank this Week: 934

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/
  • Feb 10

    Love is in the air...

    Love is in the air...
    ... at the PD's office!  Check out this nice Herald article about two APDs:It was not love at first sight, no. Brad Horenstein and Daniela Torrealba met when they were taken to lunch by their respective bosses while working as interns…
  • Feb 9

    Legal debates...

    Legal debates...
    First: "What's harder, for a man to do 30 pushups or a woman to do 14?"  That's from Althouse discussing the 4th Circuit case of Bauer v. Lynch, which addresses the requirements for the FBI:"Whether physical fitness standards…
  • Feb 8

    Monday morning update

    Monday morning update
    So like the rest of you, I watched the Super Bowl and the commercials.  zzzzzzzzzzzzzWhat a snoozer.  Seemed more like a Thursday night Raven/Titan game than the Super Bowl.Politics this weekend was far more entertaining.Of course,…
Rank this Week: 145

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: 1423

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    South Florida Couple Uses Creative Method to Steal Identitie

    South Florida Couple Uses Creative Method to Steal Identitie
    Tax Season has begun, and potential identity thieves are making plans. After the New Year’s festivities end, up until the April 15 deadline (excluding extensions) people go through their records from the previous year and prepare to…
  • Jan 20

    South Florida Police Task Force under Money Laundering Federal Investigation

    South Florida Police Task Force under Money Laundering Federal Investigation
    Some would say that the exclusive island village of Bal Harbour, Florida doesn’t even need a police department. With a population of just more than 2,500 residents; as of the latest census, the town’s crime rate is minimal in…
  • Dec 19

    Five Broward County Residents Settle Insider Trading Charges with SEC

    Five Broward County Residents Settle Insider Trading Charges with SEC
    In early November, 2011, an unnamed board member of Pharmasset Inc., a New Jersey based pharmaceutical company that developed a drug named sofosbuvir, (brand name Sovaldi) which had promising results in the treatment of hepatitis C met with…
Rank this Week: 3690

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Researchers: Economic Improvement Tied to Uptick in Traffic Death

    Researchers: Economic Improvement Tied to Uptick in Traffic Death
    There are over 20,000 car accidents in Florida every year. Preliminary counts of South Florida traffic deaths in 2015 suggest a sharp increase. In Palm Beach County, for example, The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles…
  • Feb 6

    Methadone Clinic, Doctor Settle Drugged Driving Crash Case for $8M

    Methadone Clinic, Doctor Settle Drugged Driving Crash Case for $8M
    You may have heard of Florida’s dram shop law, which allows drunk driving victims in some cases to recover damages from the establishment that served alcohol to the impaired driver. As far as dram shop laws go, it’s not the…
  • Feb 2

    Uber Lawsuit Filed As Miami Considers Driver Screening

    Uber Lawsuit Filed As Miami Considers Driver Screening
    It was just a few short months ago that Uber was granted permission to operate once again in Broward County, after commissioners caved and eased regulations for this and similar ride-sharing services. The public fought hard to bring the…
Rank this Week: 3869

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/
  • Feb 10

    Is the Public Sick of Lying Cruise Lines Endangering Passenger Safety?

    Is the Public Sick of Lying Cruise Lines Endangering Passenger Safety?
    Yesterday, Florida Senator Bill Nelson stated that he is proposing that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigate the circumstances surrounding Royal Caribbean's decision to cruise the Anthem of the Seas into a storm with…
  • Feb 9

    Master of the Anthem of the Seas: Storm Not Accurately Forecast

    Master of the Anthem of the Seas: Storm Not Accurately Forecast
    Royal Caribbean has released a YouTube video of the Master of the Anthem of the Seas stating that, in his opinion, the low pressure system was not forecast accurately and the Anthem of the Seas faced wind and wave conditions much worse than…
  • Feb 8

    Anthem of the Seas Cruises Into Rough Weather

    Anthem of the Seas Cruises Into Rough Weather
    Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas was pounded by rough weather last night, according to passengers leaving comments, photos and video on the internet. New accounts initially indicated that there was no damage to the cruise ship or injuries…
Rank this Week: 105

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    NIXON RESIGNS! DEWEY BEATS TRUMAN!

    NIXON RESIGNS! DEWEY BEATS TRUMAN!
    From the JAA Broward Blog yesterday:Imperato to resign? – a bailiff was caught scurrying away earlier this morning with what looks to be some of Cindy Imperato’s personal belongings in an archive box, including an…
  • Feb 9

    NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY TODAY

    NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY TODAY
    The irascible, grouchy, unpredictable, "live free or die" citizens of New Hampshire go to the polls today and vote in the nation's first political primary (as opposed to the Iowa caucuses) in this presidential season. We can't help but…
  • Feb 8

    Bern Your Enthusiasm

    Bern Your Enthusiasm
    The Super Bowl is over. We called most of it right, including the dead-lock coin toss prediction, and advising you to take Denver and the money line, although we didn't watch one lick of it. REGJB wise last week, we saw the man labeled…
Rank this Week: 88

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Feb 9

    5 Reasons Why You Should Have the Luhrsen Law Group Represent You

    5 Reasons Why You Should Have the Luhrsen Law Group Represent You
    When you need a Florida personal injury lawyer, it can be overwhelming to have to sift through the numerous options available to you. You need to take many things into consideration when deciding who to hire to handle your claim: experience,…
  • Feb 9

    5 Reasons Why You Should Hire the Luhrsen Law Group

    5 Reasons Why You Should Hire the Luhrsen Law Group
    When you need a Florida personal injury lawyer, it can be overwhelming to have to sift through the numerous options available to you. You need to take many things into consideration when deciding who to hire to handle your claim: experience,…
  • Feb 4

    The Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving

    The Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving
    Why do car accidents happen? There are two very general, very broad causation categories. The first one – and the one that leads to the vast majority of crashes – is something experts call “driver error.” Obviously,…
Rank this Week: 2961

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Brooksville Man Arrested for Selling Drugs Near Church

    Brooksville Man Arrested for Selling Drugs Near Church
    A man was arrested in Brooksville early Wednesday morning for selling crack cocaine near a church. Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the 54-year-old man at his home on Twigg Street. Their search of the house allegedly revealed…
  • Feb 8

    Substitute Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student

    Substitute Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student
    A Pasco County Schools substitute teacher was arrested Tuesday for having sex with a 15-year-old girl. According to an arrest report, the 20-year-old Spring Hill man, engaged in a consensual sexual relationship with the girl from July to…
  • Feb 2

    Federal Jury Finds Cruise Ship Employee Guilty Of Smuggling Cocaine Into The United State

    Federal Jury Finds Cruise Ship Employee Guilty Of Smuggling Cocaine Into The United State
    A federal jury recently found a 23-year-old cruise ship employee guilty of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine and possession with the intent to distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine. He…
Rank this Week: 913

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/
  • Feb 9

    United Development Funding Accused of Ponzi-like Scheme

    United Development Funding Accused of Ponzi-like Scheme
    United Development Funding IV plummets after hedge fund manager announces he is shorting the company. Kyle Bass, of Dallas-based Hayman Capital, revealed Friday his short position on a website entitled UDF Exposed. According to Yahoo Finance,…
  • Feb 8

    LINN Energy Investigation into Investment Losse

    LINN Energy Investigation into Investment Losse
    The prolonged decrease in oil and gas prices has many company’s scrambling to manage their debt. According to The Motley Fool, LINN Energy has maxed out its credit facility, borrowing approximately $919 million. To help them explore…
  • Feb 5

    Wall Street V. Main Street Podcast – Episode 13

    Wall Street V. Main Street Podcast – Episode 13
    The following is a transcription of a recent episode of Wall Street vs. Main Street, a radio show hosted by the firm’s managing partner D. Daxton White. To listen to the episode, visit WallStreetVMainStreet.com. In this episode, Mr.…
Rank this Week: 133

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    PREPARING FOR YOUR ESTATE PLANNING MEETING

    PREPARING FOR YOUR ESTATE PLANNING MEETING
    Many individuals become overwhelmed with the decisions that they need to make when preparing or updating their estate planning documents. The purpose of this list is to help you analytically consider all the questions and issues that must be…
  • Feb 4

    FLORIDA CLOSER TO GUARDIANSHIP REFORM

    FLORIDA CLOSER TO GUARDIANSHIP REFORM
     Guardianship reform has been an issue growing in prominence due to the many abuses found in systems across the nation. Florida is in the process the guardianship reform movement and a step in the right direction as the state Senate is…
  • Dec 22

    IS THIS THE YEAR TO MAKE A ROTH IRA CONVERSION

    IS THIS THE YEAR TO MAKE A ROTH IRA CONVERSION
    The crazy 2015 stock market offers some excellent planning opportunities, if you qualify.  While year-end has not brought the stock market back to where it started the year, it opens the door to those interested in making a Roth IRA…
Rank this Week: 1091

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Feb 9

    St. Johns County police looking for men accused of stealing television

    St. Johns County police looking for men accused of stealing television
      St. Johns County police have released surveillance video and are looking for two men accused of stealing flat-screen televisions from a local store  Police said two men entered the Walmart about 1 a.m. and then loaded up a…
  • Feb 5

    Shooting in Clay County confrontation ruled justified under the Stand Your Ground law

    Shooting in Clay County confrontation ruled justified under the Stand Your Ground law
    A man who shot and killed another man during an argument in a fast-food drive-thru will not face criminal charges.  Prosecutors ruled, nearly a year after the New Year’s Day 2015 shooting, that the 29-year-old man was acting in…
  • Feb 1

    Registered Jacksonville sex offender runs after being handcuffed

    Registered Jacksonville sex offender runs after being handcuffed
    A Jacksonville man who is a registered sex offender is on the run, possibly still handcuffed.  According to a report in the Florida Times Union, the man was at the Jacksonville Re-Entry Center trying to register as required by Florida…
Rank this Week: 552

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    DUVAL COUNTY SEX OFFENDER SITS ON ONE MILLION DOLLAR BOND

    DUVAL COUNTY SEX OFFENDER SITS ON ONE MILLION DOLLAR BOND
    Reports say beat girlfriend’s 3 year old with a belt A registered sex offender was recently arrested and booked into the Duval County Pretrial Detention Facility on a first degree felony charge of aggravated child abuse.  The…
  • Feb 4

    MORE VOYEURISM AND CHILD PORN CHARGES AFTER TWO ADDITIONAL WARRANTS

    MORE VOYEURISM AND CHILD PORN CHARGES AFTER TWO ADDITIONAL WARRANTS
    Jacksonville Beach photographer, already in jail, receives additional charges Currently jailed Jacksonville Beach photographer Mario Peralta was just given “add-ons” in jail speak. Add-ons are additional charges placed on a…
  • Jun 17

    ARRESTED ON 4TH DUI, A DEATH, INJURIES, 24 CHARGES…BUT IT TOOK 70 DAYS TO ARREST

    ARRESTED ON 4TH DUI, A DEATH, INJURIES, 24 CHARGES…BUT IT TOOK 70 DAYS TO ARREST
    Blood Alcohol Level of .279, Crashed Doing 120 MPH in a 30 MPH Zone, Killed 12 Year Old Girl Stanley Jefson, of Jacksonville, prior to his latest arrest for the above incident, had three local convictions for driving under the influence, the…
Rank this Week: 4292

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cecere Santana, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Drunk Driving on South Florida Road

    Drunk Driving on South Florida Road
    Drunk driving is one of the most dangerous things someone can do while behind the wheel of a car. And in fact, the statistics reflect this with 676 deaths this year in Florida alone due to drunk and drugged driving.…
  • Feb 1

    Court Allows Case to Proceed Against Dog Owners for Injuries Caused by “Chasing”

    Court Allows Case to Proceed Against Dog Owners for Injuries Caused by “Chasing”
    Earlier last month, a state appellate court issued an opinion that gave the victim of a potential dog attack another chance to bring their case to trial after it was dismissed by a lower court. In the case, Grammer v. Lucking, the…
  • Jan 28

    Florida Hit-and-Run Accidents and the Doctrine of Negligence Per Se

    Florida Hit-and-Run Accidents and the Doctrine of Negligence Per Se
    While most people cannot fathom fleeing the scene of a serious or fatal accident, the fact remains that each year there are hundreds of fatal hit-and-run accidents across the United States. Here in Florida, as well as in other states, fleeing…
Rank this Week: 2433

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/
Rank this Week: 309

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
  • Feb 9

    DeShawn Prince of Miami, Florida under Investigation for DUI Manslaughter Charge

    DeShawn Prince of Miami, Florida under Investigation for DUI Manslaughter Charge
    DeShawn Prince of Miami, Florida, allegedly crashed a car into a Lauderhill lake, claiming the lives of three young men, including two brothers. Prince is being investigated for DUI manslaughter charges and a search warrant has been filed.…
  • Jan 22

    [ANALYSIS] Deputy Peraza Stands His Ground Against Prosecutor

    [ANALYSIS] Deputy Peraza Stands His Ground Against Prosecutor
    I can almost hear the moans coming from the State Attorney’s Office this week.  Poor guys, can even a week go by without another bombshell motion being filed in the Peraza case? Last week we learned Jermaine McBean,…
  • Jan 12

    Understanding Why Florida’s Death Penalty is Unconstitutional

    Understanding Why Florida’s Death Penalty is Unconstitutional
    For very basic reasons that any first year law student could appreciate, Florida’s death penalty has been declared unconstitutional. Now before you jump out of your seat, understand what this means – not that capital…
Rank this Week: 1751

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Feb 9

    Be Careful When Pleading Guilty to a Drug Crime

    Be Careful When Pleading Guilty to a Drug Crime
    When someone is charged in Palm Beach County with committing a drug-related crime such as possession of marijuana or possession of cocaine, he or she is given a date to go to court.  Oftentimes, the prosecutor makes a… The post Be…
  • Jan 28

    What Are My Rights at Airports and Borders?

    What Are My Rights at Airports and Borders?
    Are you traveling from Florida anytime soon? Will you be at the Palm Beach International Airport? Do you know what your rights are? It’s important to know your rights so that you can exercise them if… The post What Are My Rights…
  • Jan 21

    When Are My Rights If I Am Not a U.S. Citizen?

    When Are My Rights If I Am Not a U.S. Citizen?
    The American Civil Liberties Union provided the following information about this topic: Non-citizens are persons who do not have U.S. citizenship, including lawful permanent residents, refugees and asylum seekers, persons who have permission…
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South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news concerning domestic violence, gun offenses, sex offenses and immigration status. By the Law Offices of Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Major Money Laundering Case Settled by the SEC in Miami

    Major Money Laundering Case Settled by the SEC in Miami
    This week the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that E.S. Financial Services, a Miami based brokerage firm, settled what could have been a major criminal case with an agreed $ 1 million penalty payment to settle the charges and…
  • Feb 5

    The Bill Cosby On-Again, Off-Again, Now On-Again Prosecution in Pennsylvania

    The Bill Cosby On-Again, Off-Again, Now On-Again Prosecution in Pennsylvania
    Bill Cosby was dealt a stunning setback and a legal major rebuke by a Pennsylvania state court judge this week. His lawyers filed court papers asking the judge to stop the newly renewed prosecution of three sexual assault charges filed…
  • Feb 4

    Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Case Nets $6 Million Dollar

    Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Case Nets $6 Million Dollar
    On January 27, 2016, the Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs issued a press release announcing its victory in a Virginia federal court where a gas station owner pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to defraud the United…
Rank this Week: 614

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law, including information on accidents and injuries in Orlando, and the state of Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    Three People Injured in Collision with Orlando Fire Truck

    Three People Injured in Collision with Orlando Fire Truck
    A fire truck en route to an emergency call slammed into at least one other vehicle on Curry Ford during rush hour February 4th. Three people were sent to area hospitals with head and neck injuries as a result of the crash. None of the…
  • Feb 5

    Suit Filed After E-cigarette Explodes, Severely Injures Florida Man

    Suit Filed After E-cigarette Explodes, Severely Injures Florida Man
    In an extremely bizarre accident involving modern “vaping,” a man from Naples, Florida suffered significant burns and internal injuries after his e-cigarette exploded while he was using it. The e-cigarette, which vaporizes…
  • Feb 5

    Flagler County Interstate Crash Kills Elderly Couple

    Flagler County Interstate Crash Kills Elderly Couple
    On the evening of Tuesday, January 26th, 2016, an elderly couple was killed when their vehicle veered into the path of a semi-truck on Interstate 95 in Florida’s Flagler County. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, 85-year-old Luigi…
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Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    Three People Injured in Collision with Orlando Fire Truck

    Three People Injured in Collision with Orlando Fire Truck
    A fire truck en route to an emergency call slammed into at least one other vehicle on Curry Ford during rush hour February 4th. Three people were sent to area hospitals with head and neck injuries as a result of the crash. None of the…
  • Feb 5

    Suit Filed After E-cigarette Explodes, Severely Injures Florida Man

    Suit Filed After E-cigarette Explodes, Severely Injures Florida Man
    In an extremely bizarre accident involving modern “vaping,” a man from Naples, Florida suffered significant burns and internal injuries after his e-cigarette exploded while he was using it. The e-cigarette, which vaporizes…
  • Feb 5

    Flagler County Interstate Crash Kills Elderly Couple

    Flagler County Interstate Crash Kills Elderly Couple
    On the evening of Tuesday, January 26th, 2016, an elderly couple was killed when their vehicle veered into the path of a semi-truck on Interstate 95 in Florida’s Flagler County. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, 85-year-old Luigi…
Rank this Week: 2586

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Series: Contract Glossary of Term

    Series: Contract Glossary of Term
    There are a massive number of terms used to talk about contracts in the legal world. Most of these terms are legalese, meaning they are only used among legal professionals. We’ll spend a few posts translating a glossary of contract…
  • Feb 4

    3 Reasons to Customize Articles of Incorporation

    3 Reasons to Customize Articles of Incorporation
    Articles of Incorporation make up a document you file with a state when you start a business. It legally establishes the business and is required by statute. You don’t need Articles of Incorporation if you’re forming a…
  • Feb 2

    3 Ways B-Visa Saves Time

    3 Ways B-Visa Saves Time
    There are two types of B-Visas: B-1 and B-2. The B-1 Visitor Visa is for business professionals or those traveling to the U.S. for a business-like purpose (like settling an estate). The B-2 Visitor Visa is for individuals traveling to the…
Rank this Week: 615

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: 1335

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/
  • Feb 9

    Bail Set for “Peeping Tom” Suspect in Pembroke Pine

    Bail Set for “Peeping Tom” Suspect in Pembroke Pine
    Prosecutors say Pelayo Alexander Cerulia grew increasingly brazen with his exploits over the course of two years. He allegedly started by peering into the homes of unsuspecting women. Then he started doing so while touching himself. Then, he…
  • Feb 6

    Drunk Driving Arrest in Boynton Beach for Man Who Hit 7 Cars at Intersection

    Drunk Driving Arrest in Boynton Beach for Man Who Hit 7 Cars at Intersection
    After reportedly plowing into seven vehicles at a Boynton Beach intersection, the driver of a pickup reportedly failed a number of field sobriety tests. He was arrested by police for DUI and driving on a suspended license.  James Dean…
  • Feb 1

    Broward Marijuana Citation Program to Launch

    Broward Marijuana Citation Program to Launch
    Broward County leaders are pressing ahead with lesser penalties for marijuana possession, plunking down $175,000 to launch a civil citation program and hire a coordinator who will steer it.  Previously, arrests for marijuana possession…
Rank this Week: 961

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
  • Feb 9

    6 Ways to Gain an Edge in Construction Dispute

    6 Ways to Gain an Edge in Construction Dispute
    Steering clear of lawsuits, especially those stemming from construction disputes, is always a good idea. To do so, make a point of getting all important agreements in writing. This will avoid miscommunication and…
  • Feb 2

    Is Prompt Payment a Requirement?

    Is Prompt Payment a Requirement?
    There is a little known but powerful tool for subcontractors and suppliers.  It allows them to seek immediate payment on undisputed contract obligations due on public projects from contractors who have already been paid. Prompt Payment…
  • Jan 26

    Editors’ Choice Awards: Construction Publication

    Editors’ Choice Awards: Construction Publication
    The post Editors’ Choice Awards: Construction Publications appeared first on Miami Construction Lawyers :: TheLienZone.com.
Rank this Week: 2212

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridaabogadocriminal.com/
Rank this Week: 2482

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Florida Homeowners’ Insurance and Long-Term Leak

    Florida Homeowners’ Insurance and Long-Term Leak
    Homeowners’ insurance will generally cover leaks that occur within your home, but if the insurer believes the leak existed for some time prior to the homeowners’ reporting of it, they will generally seek to deny coverage. …
  • Feb 8

    Florida Homeowners’ Insurance and Long-Term Leak

    Florida Homeowners’ Insurance and Long-Term Leak
    Homeowners’ insurance will generally cover leaks that occur within your home, but if the insurer believes the leak existed for some time prior to the homeowners’ reporting of it, they will generally seek to deny coverage. …
  • Feb 1

    Florida Homeowners’ Insurance and Dog Bite

    Florida Homeowners’ Insurance and Dog Bite
    The American Veterinary Medical Foundation estimates that 36.5 percent of all households across the United States own dogs.  Most dog owners have friendly and loved pets, but on occasion, a dog will unexpectedly bite.  The…
Rank this Week: 3738

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3308

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Feb 8

    Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries Suffered in Guardrail Accident

    Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries Suffered in Guardrail Accident
    A motorcyclist injured earlier this week after he smashed into a guardrail has died. According to officials,  the 31-year-old Spring Hill man was critically injured Wednesday evening while traveling on Little Road approaching U.S. 19.…
  • Feb 3

    Zephyrhills Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

    Zephyrhills Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash
    A 21-year-old Zephyrhills man was killed Tuesday in a motorcycle crash. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man died when his 2005 Yamaha motorcycle collided with a vehicle that turned in front of him on US 301 at Chancey Road in…
  • Dec 16

    Pedestrian Killed on U.S. 19 in Holiday

    Pedestrian Killed on U.S. 19 in Holiday
    A pedestrian was killed Sunday after he was struck by a truck as he tried to cross U.S. 19 in Holiday. The crash occurred at 5:59 p.m. near the intersection with Mile Stretch Drive. Troopers believe the 50-year-old Holiday man was trying to…
Rank this Week: 1677

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Feb 8

    What Happens to my Retirement In a Divorce?

    What Happens to my Retirement In a Divorce?
    If you are facing the unfortunate situation of divorce, amidst all of the tough decisions being made, you might be wondering how your assets will be divided. While you may already know that in the state of Florida assets are divided equally…
  • Feb 1

    What is the Divorce Appeals Process in Florida?

    What is the Divorce Appeals Process in Florida?
    Oftentimes in divorce cases, one person disagrees with the decisions that were ruled on their divorce case because they believe their former spouse committed some type of fraud during the case, or they believe the judge didn’t follow…
  • Jan 25

    What is ‘No Fault’ Florida Divorce?

    What is ‘No Fault’ Florida Divorce?
    The process of divorce can be a tough one. The process is made even worse when those being divorced have to place blame and find fault for who/what caused the divorce. Florida’s “no fault” divorce policy eliminates this part…
Rank this Week: 3692

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident…

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
  • Feb 8

    ANTHEM OF THE SEAS PASSENGERS INJURED IN LATEST CRUISE SHIP ACCIDENT CASE

    ANTHEM OF THE SEAS PASSENGERS INJURED IN LATEST CRUISE SHIP ACCIDENT CASE
    Four passengers were injured onboard Royal Carribean’s Anthem of the Seas after the ship was caught in dangerous weather conditions over the weekend. The Anthem of the Seas encountered hurricane force winds, with some guts reports…
  • Feb 8

    Carnival Cruise Slip & Fall Accidents: What is wrong with the floors inside the Breeze Lido marketplace?

    Carnival Cruise Slip & Fall Accidents: What is wrong with the floors inside the Breeze Lido marketplace?
    Cruise ship slip and fall accidents happen all too often. That is especially so on the vessel Carnival Breeze. The “Breeze” had its maiden voyage in June 2012 making it a relatively new ship in the Carnival fleet. The Breeze is…
  • Feb 5

    Drowning on a Cruise Ship Vacation

    Drowning on a Cruise Ship Vacation
    Embarking on a cruise ship vacation, to most, is a great experience accompanied with relaxation and exploration. Nevertheless, catastrophic and often fatal accidents can and do occur on cruise ships. For instance, recently a ten-year-old girl…
Rank this Week: 3640

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Feb 8

    What All Realtors Should Know When Representing a Foreign Buyer

    What All Realtors Should Know When Representing a Foreign Buyer
    Recently, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) promulgated new rules which require certain U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind companies used to pay “all cash” for…
  • Jan 21

    David Bowie’s Estate Planning Guarantees Empire is Left to His Family

    David Bowie’s Estate Planning Guarantees Empire is Left to His Family
    Legendary rocker David Bowie was as brilliant in his estate planning as he was talented in his artistic ventures. Bowie’s colorful 50-year career encompassed both, a successful musical career and an acting career, which ultimately ended…
  • Jan 4

    New Year, New Estate Planning Tip

    New Year, New Estate Planning Tip
    The New Year is here, but some things may never change. The gym membership is already beginning to look old and your other resolutions have fallen by the wayside. However, one resolution that should be kept is the resolution to keep your…
Rank this Week: 758

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 1624

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Feb 8

    Cruise Ship Tickets: The Basics of Your Contract With The Cruise Line

    Cruise Ship Tickets: The Basics of Your Contract With The Cruise Line
    If you were the victim of a cruise ship accident and were injured, here are some things you need to know. First, if you or a family member suffered an injury, you may be eligible for compensation from the cruise line that you sailed with.…
  • Jan 20

    Why Does Our Law Firm Offer Free Consultations For Cruise Ship Accident Victims?

    Why Does Our Law Firm Offer Free Consultations For Cruise Ship Accident Victims?
    Many law firms — whether or not they specialize in cruise ship injury accidents or another area of the law — will offer free consultations. Our firm offers free consultations because we want to make it as easy as possible for…
  • Jan 5

    Can I Sue Royal Caribbean for Medical Mistreatment?

    Can I Sue Royal Caribbean for Medical Mistreatment?
    Recently, we had a family member of passenger reach out to ask about a possible claim against one of the larger, more popular cruise lines — Royal Caribbean. The parent of the family member (also a passenger) was asking about medical…
Rank this Week: 3697