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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 5

    Two Crashes Near Orlando Caused by Wrong-Way Driver

    Two Crashes Near Orlando Caused by Wrong-Way Driver
    Two separate auto accidents occurred on the afternoon of January 26th, due to a wrong-way driver on State Road 528 in the Orlando area. A 78-year-old male driving a white GMC pickup truck at entered the expressway at approximately mile…
  • Jan 26

    Three Separate Accidents on I-95 Cause Major Delay

    Three Separate Accidents on I-95 Cause Major Delay
    A series of auto accidents on I-95 on Thursday sent traffic to a crawl and resulted in one fatality according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The first incident occurred around 8 a.m. near the County Road 210 interchange. A pickup truck…
  • Jan 22

    Repairman Dies in Tragic Elevator Accident in Miami Apartment Building

    Repairman Dies in Tragic Elevator Accident in Miami Apartment Building
    Anything that seems dangerous or prone to malfunction is commonly referred to as a “death trap.” This is exactly the term apartment dwellers at the Ocean King Apartments in Northern Miami used to describe the rickety elevator in…
Rank this Week: 2783

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 5

    Two Crashes Near Orlando Caused by Wrong-Way Driver

    Two Crashes Near Orlando Caused by Wrong-Way Driver
    Two separate auto accidents occurred on the afternoon of January 26th, due to a wrong-way driver on State Road 528 in the Orlando area. A 78-year-old male driving a white GMC pickup truck at entered the expressway at approximately mile…
  • Jan 26

    Three Separate Accidents on I-95 Cause Major Delay

    Three Separate Accidents on I-95 Cause Major Delay
    A series of auto accidents on I-95 on Thursday sent traffic to a crawl and resulted in one fatality according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The first incident occurred around 8 a.m. near the County Road 210 interchange. A pickup truck…
  • Jan 22

    Repairman Dies in Tragic Elevator Accident in Miami Apartment Building

    Repairman Dies in Tragic Elevator Accident in Miami Apartment Building
    Anything that seems dangerous or prone to malfunction is commonly referred to as a “death trap.” This is exactly the term apartment dwellers at the Ocean King Apartments in Northern Miami used to describe the rickety elevator in…
Rank this Week: 2039

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: 3114

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: 738

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Feb 4

    Video Blog: Social Security and VA Disability

    Video Blog: Social Security and VA Disability
    Matthew:  Hello, and welcome to another edition of the Hill & Ponton Veterans Video Blog. I’m Matthew Hill. Carol:  I’m Carol Ponton. Matthew:  Today we’d like to talk to you about the difference between…
  • Feb 3

    Appealing a BVA Decision – Clear and Unmistakable Error

    Appealing a BVA Decision – Clear and Unmistakable Error
    Today we are going to talk about one of the avenues a veteran may have to appeal a BVA decision – filing a motion to revise a previous final BVA decision on the basis of clear and unmistakable error (CUE). First of all, it is important…
Rank this Week: 503

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Feb 5

    Robert “Bobby” Gonzalez

    Robert “Bobby” Gonzalez
    Attorney/Abogado  A native of West Palm Beach, Florida, Robert “Bobby” Gonzalez graduated from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad School of Law in 2013 after earning his bachelor’s degree in…
  • Feb 4

    Esther LaBovick

    Esther LaBovick
    Chief Financial Affairs Officer/Director of Community Relations.   Esther Uria LaBovick, Esq., was admitted to the Florida State Bar and Federal Bars in 1990. Mrs. LaBovick graduated from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, in…
  • Feb 4

    Rafael Diaz

    Rafael Diaz
    Director of Multicultural Affairs Attorney/Abogado  Rafael M. Diaz was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey and moved to West Palm Beach as a young child. His roots are deeply embedded in the local Palm Beach County community. Throughout his…
Rank this Week: 1046

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Feb 5

    Homeowners: Know Your Rights When it Comes to Insurance Claim Repair

    Homeowners: Know Your Rights When it Comes to Insurance Claim Repair
    In my previous blog, I discussed the importance of homeowners doing their homework before buying an insurance policy. This week, I am staying on the homework theme. Homeowners should know their rights for insurance claim repairs. If a loss…
  • Feb 4

    Update on Assignment of Benefits Legislation

    Update on Assignment of Benefits Legislation
    In October of last year I wrote a blog on the Florida Legislature's efforts to alter the laws regarding Assignment of Benefits.Since that time, there have been some changes to the bills (House Bill 1097 and Senate Bill 596) as originally…
  • Feb 3

    My Spouse Burned Down the House, Am I Covered? Part 1, New York

    My Spouse Burned Down the House, Am I Covered? Part 1, New York
    The intentional acts exclusion seems straightforward enough, but is it? I was recently referred a case where an insured’s spouse allegedly burned their house down. At first glance you might scream out FRAUD! But in some of these cases,…
Rank this Week: 956

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 822

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

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

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 4

    HIPAA developments, dilemma

    HIPAA developments, dilemma
    Recent reports from Pro Publica, the independent investigative news organization, reveal widespread violations of HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) by large organizations, from Walmart to CVS to United Health…
  • Jan 31

    Why aren't the presidential candidates talking about the long-term care crisis?

    Why aren't the presidential candidates talking about the long-term care crisis?
    With so many families struggling with the financial and psychological stress of caregiving, why aren't the 2016 presidential candidates making this a front-and-center issue? NPR Commentator Cokie Roberts has said, "Candidates are crazy…
  • Jan 18

    Digital giant makes it tough for fiduciaries to access your online assets (or even play Solitaire)

    Digital giant makes it tough for fiduciaries to access your online assets (or even play Solitaire)
    We consistently remind clients that their estate plans must include arrangements to enable people of their choice to access their digital assets. Most of us have password-protected, encrypted online lives - and not just bank accounts. It's…
Rank this Week: 4543

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Feb 4

    Tattoo artist files copyright lawsuit over use of Lebron James’ Tattoos in Video Game

    Tattoo artist files copyright lawsuit over use of Lebron James’ Tattoos in Video Game
    Recently, a lawsuit was filed by Solid Oak Sketches, LLC (“Plaintiff”) against various companies responsible for creating the “NBA 2K” video game.[1] The Complaint alleges that the Defendants are liable for copyright…
  • Feb 1

    U.S. Senators attempt to pass the Defend Trade Secrets Act

    U.S. Senators attempt to pass the Defend Trade Secrets Act
    Recently, the Defend Trade Secrets Act was passed by the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary. The Defend Trade Secrets Act is headed by U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch and Chris Coons, who issued a press release stating their case for the…
  • Jan 21

    Supreme Court to review standard for awarding attorneys’ fees in copyright case

    Supreme Court to review standard for awarding attorneys’ fees in copyright case
    On January 15, 2016, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case which requests that the Supreme Court determine the proper standard for attorneys’ fees awards in copyright cases.[1] The party requesting review by the Supreme Court,…
Rank this Week: 1031

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 4

    Recovery of Penneco Investment Losse

    Recovery of Penneco Investment Losse
    Have you suffered losses in an Penneco investment program? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover some of your losses through a FINRA dispute resolution claim against the brokerage firm that recommended the investment.…
  • Feb 4

    Recovery of Waveland Investment Losse

    Recovery of Waveland Investment Losse
    Have you suffered losses in an Waveland investment program? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover some of your losses through a FINRA dispute resolution claim against the brokerage firm that recommended the investment.…
  • Feb 2

    Recovery of Mewbourne Investment Losse

    Recovery of Mewbourne Investment Losse
    Have you suffered losses in a Mewbourne investment program? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to recover your losses from the brokerage firm that recommended the investment. According to their website,…
Rank this Week: 107

Florida Insurance Law Blog

Florida Insurance Law Blog

Discusses insurance news, cases, class actions, and bad faith insurance claims. By Liggio Benrubi.

http://www.floridainsurancelawblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    Continental Airbags Class Action

    Continental Airbags Class Action
    Several weeks ago, our terrific team, filed suit on behalf of 2008 – 2010 Honda Accord Owners regarding their Airbag systems (SRS). This system is not a Takata system, but is instead manufactured by Continental. We learned today that…
  • Feb 3

    Ruminations on advertising and being a fiduciary

    Ruminations on advertising and being a fiduciary
    I’ve been doing a lot of driving lately, to Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami, Tampa… and it seems that in every major city, there are the same billboards, showing some smiling individual with the tag line that their lawyer got them X…
  • Dec 30

    Honor and Mendacity, the yang and yin of doing things right

    Honor and Mendacity, the yang and yin of doing things right
    If you haven’t taken the time to go and watch “The Big Short” movie, you really ought to. It is thought provoking, true, informative, and it will make you angry. (The acting, and the directing are beyond top notch). Like…
Rank this Week: 4460

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Jun 13

    THE BUSINESS END OF FLORIDA’S CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS

    THE BUSINESS END OF FLORIDA’S CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS
    $20 Million Annual Contract to Hold 650 Men Florida has a facility tucked away in the small, nondescript town of Arcadia.  Under Florida law, an inmate with a sexually violent past or a history of sexually motivated offenses will be…
Rank this Week: 1101

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    The Best Thing About ‘Making A Murderer’

    The Best Thing About ‘Making A Murderer’
    This isn’t an article about whether the two men featured in the documentary, ‘Making a Murderer’ are guilty or innocent. While I do have strong feelings concerning the handling of the criminal cases of both Steven Avery and…
  • Jan 26

    Supreme Court Provides Relief To Teens Given Life Sentence

    Supreme Court Provides Relief To Teens Given Life Sentence
    In a ruling handed down yesterday, The Supreme Court provided hope to many prison inmates who were sentenced as teenagers to mandatory life in prison without parole. They will now be given the opportunity to argue why they should be released…
  • Jan 15

    Florida Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional

    Florida Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional
    This ruling is epic! The United States Supreme Court ruled this week that Florida’s death penalty law is unconstitutional. The highest court in the land found, amongst other things, that Florida courts were violating defendants’…
Rank this Week: 1999

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • 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,…
  • Jan 22

    The Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injurie

    The Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injurie
    For some people, motorcycles are a better alternative than driving a car. Not only are motorcycles fuel-efficient, but they are also thrilling, allowing the driver to really experience the open road. But despite their appeal, motorcycles can…
  • Jan 18

    New Bill to Make Texting and Driving a Primary Offense

    New Bill to Make Texting and Driving a Primary Offense
    Technically, no one is allowed to text and drive in Florida. But we also can’t be pulled over specifically for texting and driving. So what does that mean for Florida drivers? On October 1, 2013, the Florida government enacted the…
Rank this Week: 2437

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 4

    June 11th Trilogy Headlines Florida State Tax Litigation in 2015

    June 11th Trilogy Headlines Florida State Tax Litigation in 2015
    Please read my article discussing DriectTV, Verizon, & Expedia in the Florida Bar Tax Section Bulletin. http://floridataxlawyers.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/TX-Winter_-2015.pdf
  • Jan 13

    Saturday's Challenge to Cleveland Income tax for NFL Player

    Saturday's Challenge to Cleveland Income tax for NFL Player
    In 2015, two cases highlighted important victories for athletes in personal income tax cases. Athletes often make very comfortable salaries for performing at the highest level within their profession. Along with the success of the job,…
  • Nov 24

    Class Action Takes on Pizza Delivery Fee in Florida

    Class Action Takes on Pizza Delivery Fee in Florida
    Few understand or even bring up sales tax issues when they order pizza. The next time you order pizza, take a look at the receipt and see if the pizza shop charges you for the delivery. Taking it a step further, what happens if you purchase…
Rank this Week: 1585

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 4

    Docs v. Glocks going en banc

    Docs v. Glocks going en banc
    Here's the order.The third opinion was back in December.
  • Feb 4

    Jordan and Pryor agree...

    Jordan and Pryor agree...
    ...that sleeping during a murder trial is not ineffective.  After a strenuous debate earlier in the week (Jordan v. Pryor), we get this per curiam unpublished doozy (Julie Carnes also joined):We issued a certificate of appealability to…
  • Feb 3

    It's a very old Supreme Court

    It's a very old Supreme Court
    Four Justice are older than 75.  This op-ed wonders whether that's a problem.  It certainly will be a big deal for the next President.  From the conclusion:The problem of an aging judiciary extends beyond the Supreme Court to…
Rank this Week: 89

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 4

    WE'RE NUMBER 1

    WE'RE NUMBER 1
     149 people were found to be falsely convicted and their convictions vacated in 2015. 40% of those were in murder cases. The average prison sentence for these innocent people was fourteen years. Again we say, lets go behind the…
  • Feb 1

    SILENCE IS THOMAS & PRYOR LETS LOOSE

    SILENCE IS THOMAS & PRYOR LETS LOOSE
    This month it will be ten years since Justice Clarence Thomas asked a question from the bench during oral arguments. And no, it was not to ask directions to the head. The NY Times has an article on the silence here. PRYOR SHOWS NO…
  • Feb 1

    CHARLEMAGNE v. MIRANDA II

    CHARLEMAGNE v. MIRANDA II
    [Based on new blogger guidelines, Rumpole is now reviewing all contributing blogger posts. This post was NOT edited. Nothing was removed. However, in two spots, where The Professor was clearly stating his own personal opinion, we noted that.…
Rank this Week: 151

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2068

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Family Law in Florida.

http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Blog_System/Recent_Blog_Posts/RSS.xml
  • Feb 4

    I Do Not Speak English, May I Bring a Family Member to Serve as My Interpreter?

    I Do Not Speak English, May I Bring a Family Member to Serve as My Interpreter?
    I do not speak English, may I bring a family member to serve as my interpreter? Often though you understand enough English to work and/or attend school, the use of legal terms coupled with the anxiety of appearing before a judge may be…
  • Feb 4

    How do we decide on the best holiday time-sharing schedule for our kids?

    How do we decide on the best holiday time-sharing schedule for our kids?
    The document that establishes the time-sharing schedule for parents and children is called a Parenting Plan. It truly is one of the most important documents in a dissolution of marriage involving minor children because it is the document…
  • Feb 1

    How to Modify Alimony and What to Avoid

    How to Modify Alimony and What to Avoid
    When the divorce process is over and both individuals go their own way, they must adhere to a divorce decree. This court-ordered document outlines a number of factors that were resolved during the divorce process such as any issues…
Rank this Week: 1450

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 4

    Firestone v. Temple Beth Shalom – Statute of Limitations on Florida Civil Sex Abuse Case

    Firestone v. Temple Beth Shalom – Statute of Limitations on Florida Civil Sex Abuse Case
    The sexual abuse of minors is not only a gravely serious criminal act, it is also grounds upon which victims may seek damages in civil court. In many cases, it is not only the offender who is named, but also the company or institution at…
  • Feb 2

    Woodward v. Taylor – Jurisdiction in Crash Case

    Woodward v. Taylor – Jurisdiction in Crash Case
    With most auto accidents in Fort Myers, if it happens here, the proper court in which to file it will be within the 20th Judicial Circuit Court, Civil Division.   Still, one of the first things the court will want to establish is…
  • Jan 31

    Naples Injury Lawsuit Targets Explosive E-cigarette

    Naples Injury Lawsuit Targets Explosive E-cigarette
    A Naples man has filed a product liability lawsuit against the manufacturer of an electronic cigarette (or e-cigarette), which he said he was using normally when it literally exploded in his face. His eyebrows were burned off and flames were…
Rank this Week: 1564

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: 1979

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

By Matthew Sarelson & John Leighton.

http://www.resortinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4511

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 4

    Customs & Border Protection Arrest Passenger on Kidnapping Charges, But Only After Cruise

    Customs & Border Protection Arrest Passenger on Kidnapping Charges, But Only After Cruise
    News accounts are reporting that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) arrested a cruise passenger in Miami on charges that he has outstanding arrest warrants for kidnapping as well as assault and battery.  The charges…
  • Feb 2

    Carnival Passenger Dies During SNUBA Excursion in St. Kitt

    Carnival Passenger Dies During SNUBA Excursion in St. Kitt
    We were informed yesterday that a Carnival cruise passenger from the Carnival Glory died in St. Kitts during a SNUBA excursion booked on the ship.  A cruise passenger who witnessed the spectacle but wishes to stay anonymous states…
  • Feb 2

    Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger from NCL's Norwegian Breakaway

    Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger from NCL's Norwegian Breakaway
    The United States Coast Guard medevaced a 61 year-old woman from a NCL cruise ship near Cape Hatteras on Monday. The Coast Guard crew was notified that a female passenger was found unconscious aboard the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship,…
Rank this Week: 247

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Dec 10

    2015 YEAR END TAX PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS

    2015 YEAR END TAX PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS
    2015 Year-End Planning Moves: ·  Realize losses on stock while substantially preserving your investment position. There are several ways this can be done. For example, you can sell the original holding, then buy back the same…
Rank this Week: 1714

Florida Banking Law Blog

Florida Banking Law Blog

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

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

    Urban Land Institute Report Answers: What Markets are Poised for Growth in 2016?

    Urban Land Institute Report Answers: What Markets are Poised for Growth in 2016?
    With the real estate markets in large cities such as San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and New York City saturated with domestic and foreign capital, driving market prices beyond the reach of many developers and lenders, investors naturally…
  • Jan 26

    Fourth DCA Rules an Allonge Does Not Need to be Physically Attached to a Promissory Note

    Fourth DCA Rules an Allonge Does Not Need to be Physically Attached to a Promissory Note
    To establish standing to enforce a promissory note, a lender must prove that it is the rightful holder of the negotiable instrument. Typically, this entails producing the original note together with all allonges endorsing the note to…
  • Jan 21

    Out of the Box Real Estate Financing

    Out of the Box Real Estate Financing
    As someone interested in both real estate development and finance, I follow John Anderson’s musings at RJOHNTHEBAD. John is a developer and leader of the Incremental Development Alliance, and often teaches at Small Developer Boot Camps…
Rank this Week: 1530

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/
Rank this Week: 966

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    When Money Buys Stress, not Happine

    When Money Buys Stress, not Happine
    Many people work their entire lives to accumulate a nest egg of savings for retirement.   Others find financial success mid-career.  Either way, accumulating money can be surprising in one respect:  wealth often leads to…
  • Feb 1

    The Big Short: What is Short Selling Anyway?

    The Big Short: What is Short Selling Anyway?
     The recent release of the movie-version of the best-selling book, The Big Short, reminds us of the risky bets that some investors take when they anticipate the stock market, a particular industry, or a certain stock will decline in…
  • Jan 20

    Top Priorities for Securities Regulators in 2016

    Top Priorities for Securities Regulators in 2016
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently released its annual list of regulation and examination priorities for 2016.  As usual, there are many recurring themes from previous years’ lists, with a few new items…
Rank this Week: 298

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Comments on South Florida injury law. By Friedman, Rodman & Frank, P.A.

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2513

Florida IP

Florida IP

Covers intellectual property developments. By Woodrow Pollack.

http://floridaip.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 4

    Does a Patent Plaintiff's Unsuccessful Belief That It Can Enforce A Patent Render A Case Exception?

    Does a Patent Plaintiff's Unsuccessful Belief That It Can Enforce A Patent Render A Case Exception?
    No.Sweepstakes Patent Company ("SPC") acquired a license to use U.S. Patent 5,569,082 in certain fields.  SPC later sued a number of defendants for infringement.  But the license agreement provided:[Patent Owner - not SPC the…
  • Jan 11

    Must A Copyright Holder Attach The Deposit Copy To Its Complaint?

    Must A Copyright Holder Attach The Deposit Copy To Its Complaint?
    No.  Rule 8 (i.e. notice pleading) is alive and well in the copyright context.PK Studios, Inc. provided architectural drawings for homes to Stock Development, LLC in connection with development in two communities.  PK provided a…
  • Jan 4

    Is Making a Song Available Via the Internet An Act of Copyright Infringement?

    Is Making a Song Available Via the Internet An Act of Copyright Infringement?
    No, not really.  But it can survive the pleadings.A number of Record Companies asserted their rights against a number of Accused Infringers.  The rights at issue relate to a number of sound recordings, 25 of which were recorded…
Rank this Week: 1299

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 4

    Iowa-Wa-Wa-Wa-Wa

    Iowa-Wa-Wa-Wa-Wa
    Something is rotten in Denmark Iowa. Once again the world is laughing at Iowa. Late-night comedians and social media mavens are having a field day with jokes about missing caucusgoers and coin flips.That’s fine. We can take ribbing over…
  • Feb 3

    3d DCA Watch -- Basic Law Wednesday!

    3d DCA Watch -- Basic Law Wednesday!
    We hold these bunkerisms to be self-evident:1.  You get pre-judgment interest when collecting appellate attorneys fees.2.  When you objection is sustained and a curative instruction given, you also need to move for mistrial if you…
  • Feb 2

    My Baby She Wrote Me a Letter!

    My Baby She Wrote Me a Letter!
    How bad is our Attorney General Ms. Bondi?Florida’s top law enforcement officials knew by 2012 that Millennium Laboratories, the nation’s largest drug testing company, was defrauding Florida Medicaid of millions.But that did not…
Rank this Week: 144

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 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…
  • Jan 28

    Why You Need a Federally Registered Trademark

    Why You Need a Federally Registered Trademark
    Usually when people talk about trademarks they mean federal trademarks. While it’s true that you have to register with the USPTO to get a federal trademark, you actually get a common law trademark by just using your mark. When you use…
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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/
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Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    Wuthrich v. King County – When Vegetation Blocks a Driver’s View

    Wuthrich v. King County – When Vegetation Blocks a Driver’s View
    The Federal Highway Administration encourages roadway agencies to adopt roadside vegetation management programs that identify the best maintenance practices for each location. An integrated approach includes: Mowing Cutting…
  • Jan 27

    McFadden v. Dept. of Transp. – Negligent Highway Maintenance With Pavement Drop-Off

    McFadden v. Dept. of Transp. – Negligent Highway Maintenance With Pavement Drop-Off
    Plaintiff in McFadden v. Dept. of Transportation has won the right to continue pursuit of her wrongful death claim on behalf of her husband’s estate, alleging state liability for negligent highway maintenance involving a pavement…
  • Jan 22

    Cleveland v. Ward – Lost Income Proof for Self-Employed Crash Victim

    Cleveland v. Ward – Lost Income Proof for Self-Employed Crash Victim
    Lost income and loss of employment benefits are among those factors taken into account when awarding damages to a car accident victim. In most cases, if you’re employed by someone else, you simply request a letter from your company…
Rank this Week: 1757

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/
  • Feb 4

    How the Save Calusa Trust Case and Proposed Legislation Impacts Florida Property Owners and HOA

    How the Save Calusa Trust Case and Proposed Legislation Impacts Florida Property Owners and HOA
    The Florida Marketable Record Title Act (“MRTA”) was enacted in 1963 to simplify conveyances of real property and provide greater certainty to landowners. Generally, MRTA provides that any person holding any recorded estate or…
  • Jan 27

    Faster Permitting in Florida for Certain In-Water Activitie

    Faster Permitting in Florida for Certain In-Water Activitie
    Section 7(a)(2) of the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”) requires that each federal agency ensure that any action authorized, funded, or carried out by the agency is not likely to jeopardize the continued existence of any endangered…
  • Jan 25

    Southwest Florida Real Estate Industry Leaders Say “We’re Back”

    Southwest Florida Real Estate Industry Leaders Say “We’re Back”
    On January 21, 2016, Certified Commercial Investment Members (“CCIM”), Southwest District, held its 16th Annual Commercial Real Estate Outlook Conference at the Harborside Event Center in Fort Myers, Florida. The annual event was…
Rank this Week: 2999

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    What to Do to Avoid a Wrong-Way Accident

    What to Do to Avoid a Wrong-Way Accident
    According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), about 400 people die in wrong-way accidents each year. While this is a relatively small percentage of the over 30,000 car accident fatalities that happen across the country each…
  • Jan 30

    Amusement Park Injuries Aren’t Just a Summer Injury

    Amusement Park Injuries Aren’t Just a Summer Injury
    Many people associate amusement parks with the summer, but thanks to mild South Florida winters, amusement parks in this part of the country remain open all year round. In fact, many amusement parks have special deals or promotions during the…
  • Jan 28

    Can you File a Claim in Hollywood or Florida if You’ve been Injured Through Food Poisoning?

    Can you File a Claim in Hollywood or Florida if You’ve been Injured Through Food Poisoning?
    Cases of Salmonella, Listeria, botulism, norovirus, E. coli, and other foodborne illness outbreaks occur in Hollywood, Miami, and across Florida each year. You may be trying to make all the right decisions about the healthful foods you eat,…
Rank this Week: 1219

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida truck accidents involving moving trucks, tractor trailers, and rental trucks. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridatruckingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    Avoiding Truck Accidents on Highways and Freeway

    Avoiding Truck Accidents on Highways and Freeway
    Highway and freeway accidents in Hollywood and South Florida are often deadly. Because highways mean higher speeds, any collisions on these roadways may lead to more serious injuries and crashes. In addition, highways often mean different…
  • Jan 30

    Shiftwork and Truck Accidents in Hollywood and South Florida

    Shiftwork and Truck Accidents in Hollywood and South Florida
    Truck drivers already have one of the most dangerous jobs in America – they spend long hours on the road, driving heavy equipment at high speeds across highways, and then assist with loading and offloading heavy and sometimes hazardous…
  • Jan 28

    Could a Clear Truck Prevent Trucking Accidents?

    Could a Clear Truck Prevent Trucking Accidents?
    We’ve all had the experience: you’re driving on the road and you get stuck behind a large truck, such as an 18-wheeler or big rig. You may not feel comfortable driving behind larger vehicle, knowing that the truck driver probably…
Rank this Week: 4130

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridacaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    Preventing RV Accidents in Hollywood and South Florida

    Preventing RV Accidents in Hollywood and South Florida
    RVs are a great way to travel and to see Southern Florida. These vehicles are very popular in the state, since the warm weather makes Hollywood and the rest of Florida a great place to visit by RV. Although RVs can be a safe way to travel,…
  • Jan 30

    Suffering from Chronic Pain After a Severe Car Crash

    Suffering from Chronic Pain After a Severe Car Crash
    Chronic pain is defined as any pain that lasts longer than six months. It can be mild or severe, dull or sharp, and it can affect any part of the body. Most people who have suffered this condition after a severe car crash in Hollywood or…
  • Jan 28

    Wrong Way Accidents in Hollywood and Florida

    Wrong Way Accidents in Hollywood and Florida
    Wrong way accidents in Hollywood and South Florida are terrifying. One minute, you may be happily driving your car down the highway or road and the next instant you may be facing a car speeding towards you in your lane. You may not have…
Rank this Week: 4462

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Feb 3

    Man Killed in Brooksville Collision

    Man Killed in Brooksville Collision
    A Live Oak man was killed Saturday in a single-vehicle collision in Brooksville. The crash occurred at 5:17 p.m. on Hayman Road, just west of Batten Road. The Florida Highway Patrol believes a 56-year-old man was driving a 1998 Toyota Corolla…
  • Dec 30

    One Killed in I-75 Semi Crash in Hernando County

    One Killed in I-75 Semi Crash in Hernando County
    One person was killed Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 75. The crash happened at 6:15 a.m. when a box truck crashed into the back of a semi-truck near Mile Marker 302 in Ridge Manor, according to Hernando County Fire…
  • Dec 15

    NHTSA Plans to Improve Semi Safety

    NHTSA Plans to Improve Semi Safety
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently issued a press release regarding their proposed rulemaking on improved rear impact protection for trailers and semitrailers. Their plans include to upgrade the Federal motor vehicle…
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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 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…
  • Dec 14

    Dump Truck Driver Killed in I-75 Crash in Pasco County

    Dump Truck Driver Killed in I-75 Crash in Pasco County
    The driver of a dump truck was killed Friday morning after a tire blowout and crash on Interstate I-75 in San Antonio, Florida. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the blowout happened at 5:53 a.m. and set off a five-vehicle crash on…
Rank this Week: 3589

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Feb 3

    Dunnellon Man Killed in Crystal River Collision

    Dunnellon Man Killed in Crystal River Collision
    A Dunnellon man was killed early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash in Crystal River. The crash occurred at 12:29 a.m. on North Citrus Avenue near the intersection of West Red Valley Court. Troopers believe the 47-year-old man was…
  • Dec 15

    U.S. DOT Upgrading Safety Rating

    U.S. DOT Upgrading Safety Rating
    The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a press release recently regarding their planned upgrades to the current five-star safety ratings. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that they will be introducing a new…
  • Dec 9

    Bicyclist Struck and Killed by Vehicle in Homosassa

    Bicyclist Struck and Killed by Vehicle in Homosassa
    A bicyclist was hit from behind by a vehicle and killed Sunday night in Homosassa Springs. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 32-year-old Homosassa man was riding east on West Cardinal Street approaching South Short Street around 6:20…
Rank this Week: 3509

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/
  • Feb 3

    Determining Fault in an Uber or Lyft Crash

    Determining Fault in an Uber or Lyft Crash
    Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft have made getting around town a whole lot easier and are just as safe as taking a cab or driving yourself, for the most part. It is pretty incredible how technology has made it so that in just a few…
  • Jan 1

    Wells Fargo Sued Over Hostile Sales Culture

    Wells Fargo Sued Over Hostile Sales Culture
    Wells Fargo & Co., one of the largest banks in America, is being sued for establishing an overly aggressive environment for employees that’s led them to manipulate their customers in order to reach their monthly goals. Wells Fargo…
  • Dec 30

    Hoverboards Huge Safety Concern in South Florida

    Hoverboards Huge Safety Concern in South Florida
    Hoverboards, the popular gift of 2015 has been causing injuries all across South Florida this holiday season. Hospitals in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties have seen at least 40 visits due to hoverboards. Injuries included broken…
Rank this Week: 4046

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 3

    What to Expect After Bankruptcy

    What to Expect After Bankruptcy
    The Florida bankruptcy process can be stressful. You have to make sure you have all the right documents and information together, and you have to ensure you haven’t forgotten or overlooked any debts from years ago. Your lawyer is…
  • Feb 3

    Choosing Between Debt Consolidation and Chapter 7

    Choosing Between Debt Consolidation and Chapter 7
    If you are feeling overwhelmed by your financial situation, you have most likely considered options like debt consolidation and Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The two options are very different and can yield very different results. In the end,…
  • Feb 3

    Not Getting a Refund? Tips for Dealing with Tax Debt

    Not Getting a Refund? Tips for Dealing with Tax Debt
    As if it isn’t bad enough that you have to pay bills and taxes on those bills, you also have to pay taxes every time you go to the store. You might even have to pay out of pocket for the money you make through the year. There are plenty…
Rank this Week: 3684

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/
  • Feb 3

    Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Took a Hit on an FDCPA Case — Good for Consumers!

    Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Took a Hit on an FDCPA Case — Good for Consumers!
    While not a Florida case, the Fourth Circuit ruled today that the arbitration provision of Western Sky Payday Loans is unenforceable.  This may be a sign of expanding consumer protections in the future, although it is very early to tell.…
  • Feb 1

    Supreme Court Applies TCPA to Text Messages for Consumer Protection

    Supreme Court Applies TCPA to Text Messages for Consumer Protection
    Last week on January 20, 2016, in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, ___ U.S. ___, 2016 WL 22835 (Jan. 20, 2016), the Supreme Court issued several important rulings in a TCPA class action.  These rulings will help consumers in cases where they…
  • Jan 18

    Under What Circumstances Can a Creditor Continue to Report a Debt Following a Bankruptcy?

    Under What Circumstances Can a Creditor Continue to Report a Debt Following a Bankruptcy?
    The FTC guidelines state that credit reports can include debts discharged in bankruptcy so long as they’re reported as discharged with a zero balance. 16 C.F.R. 600 app. § 607(b)(6). See also Schueller 559 Fed.Appx. at 737; Horsch,…
Rank this Week: 3249

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.federalwhistleblowerlawyersblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Jan 20

    The IRS Whistleblower Program

    The IRS Whistleblower Program
    The IRS Whistleblower Program was created to reward persons who expose tax fraud to the IRS. Tax fraud can consist of underreporting or underpayment of tax by a taxpayer. IRS whistleblowers take immense personal and professional risks when…
Rank this Week: 2028