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Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

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

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
Rank this Week: 1151

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

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

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

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider
    Our Palm Beach insurance claim attorneys noticed a recent interesting insurance law case. The suit, Hull & Co. v. Superior Court, involves "stranger liability," in other words whether a victim can sue the insurance broker who provided…
  • May 1

    What Happens When Your Long-Term Care Claim is Denied?

    What Happens When Your Long-Term Care Claim is Denied?
    According to The American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, in 2012, more than 8 million Americans have long-term care insurance. People over 80 years old made up more than one-half of the claims opened in 2012. What does long-term…
  • Apr 8

    When your insurer lets you down

    When your insurer lets you down
    If you are like most homeowners, you have paid your insurance premium monthly for as long as you've had your home. Then comes the day when you need to file a claim and your insurance company does everything in their power to avoid paying that…
Rank this Week: 855

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 10

    Heavy Summer Rains Cause Accidents in South Florida

    Heavy Summer Rains Cause Accidents in South Florida
    South Florida summers are well known for their deluge of heavy rains. In Florida, heavy rain can strike unexpectedly and often leads to car accidents. Our recent wet weather has caused several accidents throughout the Miami-Dade area, and…
  • Sep 3

    Amusement Park Accident

    Amusement Park Accident
    When people think about the injuries that happen at theme and water parks throughout Florida, the images of roller coasters derailing, safety bars failing to engage, and other dramatic events likely spring to mind, but there are many more…
  • Aug 31

    Poor Lighting and Dangerous Accident

    Poor Lighting and Dangerous Accident
    Safety depends on many things, but one of the most critical components is having lighting sufficient to illuminate interior and exterior areas as well as walkways in order to keep people safe from preventable accidents and violent crimes. …
Rank this Week: 3733

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/
  • Aug 28

    $5,000 Fine in Florida Solicitation of Prostitution Case Found to be Unconstitutional

    $5,000 Fine in Florida Solicitation of Prostitution Case Found to be Unconstitutional
    In a recent case near Jacksonville, Florida, the defendant entered a no contest plea to solicitation of prostitution. The crime of solicitation of prostitution occurs when a person offers to engage another person in sexual activity for hire.…
  • Aug 25

    Police in Florida Can Request Identification But if They Hold Onto it, it Becomes a Detention

    Police in Florida Can Request Identification But if They Hold Onto it, it Becomes a Detention
    In Florida, the police do have the right to approach people and suspects on the street and ask questions. The police do not need reasonable suspicion or probable cause that a person is engaged in criminal activity to approach someone and ask…
  • Aug 18

    When Can Police Officers in Florida Use Deadly Force?

    When Can Police Officers in Florida Use Deadly Force?
    With the events in Ferguson, Missouri all over the news, there is a lot of information, and a lot of misinformation, about when a police officer can use deadly force against a person. By deadly force, at least in Florida, we mean force that…
Rank this Week: 943

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Justice Kennedy was at UM Law to welcome new student

    Justice Kennedy was at UM Law to welcome new student
    Miami in August?  He needs to schedule this trip for beginning of the Spring semester...Anyway, Justice Kennedy had this to say (via UM News):He had expected answers such as The Verdict, To Kill a Mockingbird, or A Few Good…
  • Aug 27

    This is an incredible story

    This is an incredible story
    What happened here?The jury agreed with the defense and had reasonable doubt about whether the dad did it..The jury believed that the dad did it and the jury excused his behavior.The jury didn't know and didn't care. pollcode.com free…
  • Aug 26

    Daily Report investigates how 11th Circuit handles complaints against judge

    Daily Report investigates how 11th Circuit handles complaints against judge
    Alyson Palmer has this great article about her research into the complaints about judges filed with the 11th Circuit.  The very public suspension of Judge Fuller because of his arrest for domestic violence led her to investigate.…
Rank this Week: 60

The Tax Lawyer's Blog

The Tax Lawyer's Blog

By the Pappas Group.

http://www.pappastax.com/the-tax-lawyers-blog/
  • Aug 28

    Florida Used Car Dealers Targeted for Sales Tax Fraud; Theft of State Fund

    Florida Used Car Dealers Targeted for Sales Tax Fraud; Theft of State Fund
    The state of Florida is targeting used car dealers for their failure to remit collected sales taxes and bringing charges against their owners and officers for theft of state funds. In the last two years, we... Read More The post Florida…
  • Aug 27

    Effective September 2, 2014: New IRS Appeals Proce

    Effective September 2, 2014: New IRS Appeals Proce
    On September 2nd, 2014, the IRS will change the way it handles audit appeals. The IRS Office of Appeals, under the new Appeals Judicial Approach and Culture (AJAC) project, will “no longer. . . be examiners... Read More The post…
  • Aug 21

    NEW IRS OPPORTUNITY: Offshore Account Holders Can Avoid Criminal Charges & Penaltie

    NEW IRS OPPORTUNITY: Offshore Account Holders Can Avoid Criminal Charges & Penaltie
    In June the IRS established a new program for U.S. taxpayers with offshore bank accounts.  This is an excellent opportunity for delinquent taxpayers to come forward voluntarily, avoid significant penalties and, most of all, avoid... Read…
Rank this Week: 2796

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/
  • Aug 28

    Carman v. Tinkes - Traffic Law Violation Doesn't Automate Fault

    Carman v. Tinkes - Traffic Law Violation Doesn't Automate Fault
    In auto accident litigation, our Lehigh Acres injury lawyers know it can be helpful to the plaintiff's case if it can be shown the defendant driver was engaged in some violation of traffic law at the time of the crash. However, as the…
  • Aug 26

    Gregory v. Cott - Alzheimer Patient Aggression and Injurie

    Gregory v. Cott - Alzheimer Patient Aggression and Injurie
    Caregivers of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia are familiar with the fact that, at times, feelings of frustration and confusion may cause the sufferer to lash out in physical aggression. Now, according to…
  • Aug 18

    Fatal Fort Myers Hit-and-Run Leads to Arrest

    Fatal Fort Myers Hit-and-Run Leads to Arrest
    Fort Myers police report a 23-year-old pedestrian was killed after being struck by a hit-and-run driver outside a local club. The 21-year-old driver was caught soon after the crash by police after a witness followed him home and contacted…
Rank this Week: 678

ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

Covers Florida family law. By the Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A.

http://abcfamilyblog.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 28

    Tampa Same Sex Divorce Case First DOMA Challenge Certified to Florida Supreme Court

    Tampa Same Sex Divorce Case First DOMA Challenge Certified to Florida Supreme Court
    Can two women who were married in Massachusetts but now are residents of Florida divorce in Florida?  That is the question that my Tampa client and her wife were looking to have answered in the affirmative.  The trial judge…
  • Aug 23

    Florida Family Law: Mandatory Disclosure

    Florida Family Law: Mandatory Disclosure
    When you file and serve a petition in a Florida family law case that involves financial issues such as child support, alimony, or the division of property in debts, a clock starts ticking.  Within 45 days of the initial pleadings…
  • Aug 16

    Florida Bar Family Law Section Moves To File Brief In Same Sex Divorce Appeal

    Florida Bar Family Law Section Moves To File Brief In Same Sex Divorce Appeal
    The Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, representing over 4,000 attorneys and affiliate members, has decided to file a brief in a divorce appeal in favor of the right of same sex spouses in Florida to divorce.  The Family…
Rank this Week: 697

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Covers business and legal issues affecting loan repurchases, mortgage-backed securities and mortgage insurance. By Bilzin Sumberg.

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

    Bank of America’s $16.65 Billion Settlement

    Bank of America’s $16.65 Billion Settlement
    In what is being reported as the largest settlement ever between the U.S. and a single business entity, Attorney General Eric Holder and Associate Attorney General Tony West announced Thursday that Bank of America Corp. (“BofA”)…
  • Aug 19

    Servicer’s Error Leads to $16 Million Award

    Servicer’s Error Leads to $16 Million Award
    Kate Berry reported in American Banker and SourceMedia’s National Mortgage News on how a $616 servicing error snowballed into a $16 million jury verdict. It was reported that a jury last month awarded $514,000 in…
  • Jul 23

    Citigroup Settles with DOJ for $7 Billion

    Citigroup Settles with DOJ for $7 Billion
    Citigroup announced last week that it will pay $7 billion to end an investigation by the U.S Department of Justice into misconduct related to its mortgage securitization practices.  The blockbuster settlement came days before DOJ lawyers…
Rank this Week: 1128

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/
  • Aug 28

    Types of Pedestrian Accidents in Hollywood and Florida

    Types of Pedestrian Accidents in Hollywood and Florida
    Pedestrian accidents are an umbrella term for any collision in which a pedestrian is struck by a larger vehicle – such as a truck or car. In reality, however, there are many types of pedestrian accidents, each with their own unique…
  • Aug 25

    Pedestrian Collisions A Focus Again Amid Back to School Season

    Pedestrian Collisions A Focus Again Amid Back to School Season
    Now that kids are heading back to school, it’s time to think up strategies for keeping them safe from pedestrian accidents in Homestead or your community. While walking to school is a great way to encourage exercise and time outside,…
  • Aug 21

    Avoid DUI Accidents During the Last Few Weeks of Summer

    Avoid DUI Accidents During the Last Few Weeks of Summer
    The last few weeks of summer often mean extra social events. There’s the final weekend of the summer, going-away parties for high school grads, closing-up-the-cottage barbecues; as the weather cools, people will take just about any…
Rank this Week: 4533

Full Cup of Justice

Full Cup of Justice

Covers injury law. By Holliday, Bomhoff & Karatinos, P.L.

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

    Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Mother and Cousin Injured in Florida DUI Accident

    Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Mother and Cousin Injured in Florida DUI Accident
    Earlier this month in Orlando, the mother and cousin of professional wrestler and actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson were injured in a DUI accident. According to a report by the Tampa Bay Times, the accident was caused by a drunk…
  • Aug 22

    Florida Hit-and-Run Accident Kills One Woman, Driver Still on the Run

    Florida Hit-and-Run Accident Kills One Woman, Driver Still on the Run
    Earlier this week in Lakeland, a woman was found dead on the side of the road on Clubhouse Road. According to a report by a local news source, the woman was found at around 6:40 a.m. by a passing motorist. Responding officers believe that she…
  • Aug 15

    Two-Boat Collision Claims the Life of Prominent Florida Attorney

    Two-Boat Collision Claims the Life of Prominent Florida Attorney
    Earlier this month in Key West, a Florida woman was killed in a boating accident while she was on a lobster-fishing trip with a friend. According to a local news report, the women were aboard a 44-foot catamaran when they noticed that a…
Rank this Week: 3010

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/
  • Aug 28

    Ongoing Reglan Litigation — New Appellate Ruling

    Ongoing Reglan Litigation — New Appellate Ruling
    Earlier this week, a Missouri appeals court issued an opinion that will hopefully have a significant impact on ongoing litigation against the manufacturers of metoclopramide, the generic version of Reglan.  In this latest case, the…
  • Aug 28

    Community Health Systems Hacked — Confidentiality of 4.5 Million Compromised

    Community Health Systems Hacked — Confidentiality of 4.5 Million Compromised
    Community Health Systems, which operates more than 200 hospitals nationwide, announced earlier that hackers had breached their security system and gained access to the confidential records of 4.5 million patients who had been treated at their…
  • Aug 22

    Why I’m proud to be an American (and a trial lawyer)

    Why I’m proud to be an American (and a trial lawyer)
    I’m proud to be an American and I’m proud to be a trial lawyer. Like many Americans, I can’t bear watching the talking heads on the 24 hour news networks.  I find their rhetoric divisive and shaped completely by their…
Rank this Week: 824

Powell & Espat Blog

Powell & Espat Blog

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

http://mattlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Childhood Drowning: A Substantiated Fear

    Childhood Drowning: A Substantiated Fear
    Childhood drowning can happen quickly. Parents should take extra precautions when small children are around swimming pools. Continue reading →
  • Aug 25

    Shift Work Danger: Steel Worker Killed On Job

    Shift Work Danger: Steel Worker Killed On Job
    Shift workers can be at higher risk of injury due to the nature of their jobs. Reports show that those working irregular hours are at five times greater risk of accidents occurring. Continue reading →
  • Aug 22

    One Killed, One Injured In Tubing And Boating Accident

    One Killed, One Injured In Tubing And Boating Accident
    Summer fun can quickly turn deadly. Accidents can always happen; do your best to always remember and respect the dangers of whatever sport in which you are participating. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 2373

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Aug 28

    Grocery Stores Avoid Liability for Slip and Fall Accident

    Grocery Stores Avoid Liability for Slip and Fall Accident
    Most slip and falls at businesses involve what is known as a transitory foreign substance. A transitory foreign substance is something or some condition that was there only for a short period of time before the fall occurred. The Florida…
  • Aug 27

    Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners: Why a PIP Insurer Should Not Reduce Charge

    Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners: Why a PIP Insurer Should Not Reduce Charge
    A physician assistant (PA) is defined by the American Academy of Physician Assistants as a “healthcare professional who is licensed to practice medicine as a part of a team with physicians and other providers.” A nurse…
  • Aug 26

    General Motors Announces Three New Safety Recall

    General Motors Announces Three New Safety Recall
    Another round of safety recalls have been announced by car manufacturing company General Motors. These recalls can be added to the several others that the company has already announced earlier in the year. This time around the recalls have…
Rank this Week: 1005

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/
Rank this Week: 143

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Mortgage Lending Abuses Cost Bank of America $17B - Largest-Ever Settlement

    Mortgage Lending Abuses Cost Bank of America $17B - Largest-Ever Settlement
    The Department of Justice has brokered a deal with financial giant Bank of America, in which the company will pay $17 billion to settle allegations that it and its subsidiaries purposely misled investors regarding toxic, mortgage-backed…
  • Aug 25

    Report: "Too Big to Fail" Banking is Far From Over

    Report: "Too Big to Fail" Banking is Far From Over
    Following the 2008 collapse of the housing market and subsequent bank bailouts, federal regulators insisted the 11 largest U.S. and foreign banks draft so-called "living wills." These documents spelled out contingency plans in the event…
  • Aug 21

    Spread of Poverty a Central Source of Conflict

    Spread of Poverty a Central Source of Conflict
    The riots in Missouri after police officers fatally shot an unarmed black teenager engender the deep-seated fear and racism experienced daily by minorities in the U.S., particularly in the South. For all our talk of progress, this situation…
Rank this Week: 902

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

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

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Practice Tip 101 -- Remember to Notice Your Video Deposition!

    Practice Tip 101 -- Remember to Notice Your Video Deposition!
    Surprise surprise surprise!(Boy do I miss Gomer.)Are you required to notice your videotaped deposition in federal court?What if you just "forgot" and you elicited something delicious (one-minute delay in responding to critical question) that…
  • Aug 27

    Gay Divorce?

    Gay Divorce?
    Is the savior of gay marriage in Florida gay divorce?  Maybe.Earlier today, the state's 2nd District Court of Appeal sent a request to the Florida Supreme Court asking them to take on a Hillsborough County marriage case and rule on the…
  • Aug 27

    3d DCA Watch -- Bring Me the Head of Downtown Reporting!

    3d DCA Watch -- Bring Me the Head of Downtown Reporting!
    So I've been looking around for a new court reporting service, and someone mentioned Downtown Reporting.Anyone have any intel? Downtown Reporting, LLC, has offices in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. Its business is the transcription of legal…
Rank this Week: 194

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/
  • Aug 28

    Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act Applies to Anyone Collecting a Debt

    Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act Applies to Anyone Collecting a Debt
    Authored by Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersThe Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (“FCCPA”) prohibits anyone attempting to collect a debt from using certain types of abusive, deceptive, and misleading tactics.  In a…
  • Aug 26

    Non-Dischargeable Tax Debt Not Special Class of Unsecured Creditor

    Non-Dischargeable Tax Debt Not Special Class of Unsecured Creditor
    Authored by J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr.and Scott St. Amand of Rogers TowersIn numerous previous posts, we have noted that the purpose of the Bankruptcy Code is to help the “honest but unfortunate debtor.”  Like gerrymandering,…
  • Aug 21

    A New Case On Standing to Foreclose

    A New Case On Standing to Foreclose
    Authored by Douglas L. Waldorf, Jr. of Rogers TowersLegal standing to foreclose a note and mortgage continues to be an issue that frustrates plaintiffs and delights defense counsel.  Florida courts have consistently held that standing…
Rank this Week: 2280

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

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

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

    ATF form 5 and Form 9 returning in September 2014

    ATF form 5 and Form 9 returning in September 2014
    ATF is pleased to announce the return of the following eForms to active service: ATF Form 5 on 8/27/2014, ATF Form 9 on 9/2/2014, and ATF Form 5300.11 (AFMER) on 9/5/2014. Please note that at this time no date has...
  • Aug 21

    Nolo Says Don't Create A Gun Trust With Their Product

    Nolo Says Don't Create A Gun Trust With Their Product
    Today I ran across an entry on Nolo's website addressing the appropriateness of using their living trust software, commonly referred to as Quicken, or Will Maker, to make a Gun Trust. The same issues would exist for Legal Zoom or...
  • Aug 3

    Gun Trust and ATF 5320.1 Form 1 Approval in 35 day

    Gun Trust and ATF 5320.1 Form 1 Approval in 35 day
    I recently published an article on Gun Trusts and an amazing 1 day approval. I felt that this was an unusual circumstance and decided to submit an electronic ATF Form 1 back on July 26th using my personal Gun Trust...
Rank this Week: 1648

HR Defense Blog

HR Defense Blog

Covers developments in labor & employment law. By Akerman Senterfitt LLP.

http://www.akerman.com/Blogs/hrdefense/
  • Aug 28

    Federal Appeals Court Says Dodd-Frank Does Not Protect Overseas Whistleblower

    Federal Appeals Court Says Dodd-Frank Does Not Protect Overseas Whistleblower
    POSTED BY MATTHEW L. RANDSELL ON AUGUST 28, 2014 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that the Dodd-Frank Act does not protect whistleblowers outside the United States. In Liu Meng Lin v. Siemens AG, Case No.…
  • Aug 25

    Persuading Employee to Work Rather than Taking Unpaid Leave May Result in FMLA Violation

    Persuading Employee to Work Rather than Taking Unpaid Leave May Result in FMLA Violation
    POSTED BY RICHARD D. TUSCHMAN ON AUGUST 25, 2014 The Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") requires employers to provide eligible employees with up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave to care for a newborn child (among other reasons), and to…
  • Jul 28

    EEOC Broadens Pregnancy Discrimination Protection

    EEOC Broadens Pregnancy Discrimination Protection
    POSTED BY SCOTT T. SILVERMAN ON JULY 28, 2014 On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") issued an updated enforcement guidance on pregnancy discrimination and related issues, and significantly widened the employee…
Rank this Week: 2240

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

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

    Does a Stepparent Have Visitation Rights?

    Does a Stepparent Have Visitation Rights?
    Imagine the following scenario: A woman with a one-year-old daughter marries a man who is not the biological father of her child. The stepfather takes an active role in parenting the little girl and considers her to be his own child. The…
  • Aug 25

    The Role of Alcohol-Related Allegations in Family Case

    The Role of Alcohol-Related Allegations in Family Case
    Alcohol abuse on the part of a spouse or parent may often lead to divorce, custody battles, or other events that may lead you into family court. Alcohol abuse, however, may cause unique issues to develop in your family law case, and it is…
  • Aug 21

    Divorcing Spouses Should Stay Off Social Networking Site

    Divorcing Spouses Should Stay Off Social Networking Site
    In previous decades, divorcing spouses may have hired private detectives or other surveillance to catch their spouses in lies or questionable behavior. In recent years, however, such resources have become almost unnecessary since many…
Rank this Week: 4610

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 440

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Choose Your Florida Company Name Carefully and Protect It

    Choose Your Florida Company Name Carefully and Protect It
    A South Florida condominium development recently changed its company name in order to avoid association with a terrorist group. The business, Isis Downtown, had developed a negative connotation because it had the same name as the al-Qaida…
  • Aug 26

    Who Can Act as the Florida Personal Representative for an Estate?

    Who Can Act as the Florida Personal Representative for an Estate?
    When someone passes away in Florida or while owning assets in Florida, then the estate of the decedent will go through the Florida probate process. Part of this process includes the appointing of a Florida personal representative to oversee…
  • Aug 21

    What Deportation Defenses are Available When Facing Removal from the US?

    What Deportation Defenses are Available When Facing Removal from the US?
    If you or a loved one is facing deportation from the United States, then it is extremely important to contact a deportation defense attorney as soon as possible. When facing deportation, you have the option to fight the claim for which you…
Rank this Week: 972

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

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

    Mississippi v. Hawkins – Nursing Home Negligence Results in Injury

    Mississippi v. Hawkins – Nursing Home Negligence Results in Injury
    A criminal case against a nursing home aide will head to trail amid allegations she flouted standard rules on how to safely lift a patient. The Mississippi Supreme Court recently reversed of a lower court decision. Our Tampa nursing home…
  • Aug 25

    Documentary Highlights Tort Reform, Rise of Mandatory Arbitration

    Documentary Highlights Tort Reform, Rise of Mandatory Arbitration
    In the early 1990s, an elderly woman purchased a coffee from a fast food restaurant and soon after spilled it onto her lap, causing her to suffer serious injuries, including third-degree burns. She was widely mocked and derided for her…
  • Aug 20

    Brouwer v. Sisters of Charity – Common Knowledge Exception in Medical Malpractice Litigation

    Brouwer v. Sisters of Charity – Common Knowledge Exception in Medical Malpractice Litigation
    The vast majority of Florida medical malpractice cases require early investment in an expert witness who can substantiate assertions that the defendant health care provider breached the acceptable standard of care for his or her field of…
Rank this Week: 1172

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

Covers health law and pharmacy law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 28

    OIG Issues Advisory Opinion to Specialty Pharmacy for Support Service Payment

    OIG Issues Advisory Opinion to Specialty Pharmacy for Support Service Payment
    By Lenis L. Archer, J.D., M.P.H., The Health Law Firm There is an inherent risk in entering into financial arrangements where payments to a service provider are only made when a referral is generated. On August 15, 2014, the Office ……
  • Aug 18

    Need Last Minute Deposition or Hearing Representation? Call The Health Law Firm

    Need Last Minute Deposition or Hearing Representation? Call The Health Law Firm
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Our office often takes phone calls from pharmacies and pharmacists needing short-notice representation at a Board of Pharmacy hearing or at a…
  • Jul 7

    Florida Legislature Reforms Pharmacy Benefit Manager Audit Practice

    Florida Legislature Reforms Pharmacy Benefit Manager Audit Practice
    According to the Florida Legislature, it’s time for pharmacists to focus on their patients instead of paperwork. On June 13, 2014, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed Florida Senate Bill 702 into law. This law introduces clear guidelines…
Rank this Week: 3982

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as technology and the law, computer forensics and cyber crime defense. By David S. Seltzer.

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2341

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 Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    SEC Issues Consumer Bulletin

    SEC Issues Consumer Bulletin
    The Securities Exchange Commission Office of Investor Education has issued a recent bulletin concerning financial advisors. The SEC and FINRA have been under a great deal of pressure. Both Congress and consumer groups are looking for…
  • Aug 6

    Sex and the Supreme Court

    Sex and the Supreme Court
    As recently as August 6, 2014, the New York Times reported that Justice Ruth Bade Ginsberg has commented on the Supreme Court’s recent decisions, saying that while gay and lesbian rights move ahead, women’s rights have…
  • Jul 24

    Feds Review No-Fly List on Domestic and International Air Travel

    Feds Review No-Fly List on Domestic and International Air Travel
    Yesterday, the government made public the set of internal rules that are used to compile the list of names on the infamous No-Fly list. Now, the right of U.S. citizens to move among and between the States has its roots in the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 734

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 475

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/
  • Aug 27

    Being Injured in a Hotel in Miami or Florida

    Being Injured in a Hotel in Miami or Florida
    When you travel for business or for a vacation to Miami, you expect your hotel to be a comfortable place to retreat after a long day. Hotels in the city can be quiet expensive and of course you expect that these facilities will do all they…
  • Aug 22

    Do You Have a Premises Liability Case?

    Do You Have a Premises Liability Case?
    If you have been injured while visiting a restaurant, hotel, or other business establishment, you may have a negligent security or premises liability case in Homestead or your community. This may also be the case if your injuries were caused…
  • Aug 19

    When Restaurants Serve Up More than Food: The Dangers of Dining Out

    When Restaurants Serve Up More than Food: The Dangers of Dining Out
    When we dine out, we expect to enjoy good food, a pleasant atmosphere, and good service. Unfortunately, each year diners in Miami and other cities are served up a lot more than just some comfort food. Each year, customers are seriously…
Rank this Week: 1679

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Aug 27

    Florida’s Third-Party Bad-Faith Laws are Costly to State’s Auto Insurance, Says IRC Study

    Florida’s Third-Party Bad-Faith Laws are Costly to State’s Auto Insurance, Says IRC Study
    More than $800 million in additional auto liability claim payments were made in 2013 as a result of Florida’s third party bad-faith lawsuit environment. Those findings were revealed in a recent study—“Third-Party Bad-Faith…
  • Aug 26

    Labor Day Highway Safety Programs Underway in Florida

    Labor Day Highway Safety Programs Underway in Florida
    Florida drivers will see more speed traps and DUI checkpoints this holiday weekend as law enforcement personnel hit the roads with several safety initiatives aimed at stopping risky drivers. Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, supported by The…
  • Aug 21

    Uninsured Motorists Declining but Still a Concern in Florida, New Study Find

    Uninsured Motorists Declining but Still a Concern in Florida, New Study Find
    A new study released by the Insurance Research Council (IRC) found that the estimated percentage of uninsured motorists has been in decline since 2010. According to the organization’s latest report, “Uninsured Motorists, 2014…
Rank this Week: 1014

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Million Dollar Marijuana Operation Discovered in Countryside Home

    Million Dollar Marijuana Operation Discovered in Countryside Home
    A Tennessee power company's investigation into a neighborhood's power shortage issues led to a large drug bust in the Tennessee countryside. Beneath the average looking countryside home was a million dollar "pot cave". Marijuana was…
  • Aug 21

    Police Use Tricks to Get Confessions: Major Reason to Remain Silent

    Police Use Tricks to Get Confessions: Major Reason to Remain Silent
    Remaining silent is a right that should be exercised more often by people suspected of committing crimes, but unfortunately, people's desire to explain themselves and tactics used by police oftentimes overcome a person's better judgement. The…
  • Aug 8

    Resisting A Law Enforcement Officer: More Trouble Than Its Worth

    Resisting A Law Enforcement Officer: More Trouble Than Its Worth
    If you were to ask a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer when was a good time for his or her client to resist an officer, the most likely answer you would get is, "never". Most of the time, resisting an officer...
Rank this Week: 659

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida construction accidents and workers' compensation law. By Randy Zeldin.

http://www.floridaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Florida Court Declares Workers' Compensation Law Unconstitutional

    Florida Court Declares Workers' Compensation Law Unconstitutional
    Judge Cueto of the Dade County 11th Circuit Court, has declared that the Florida Workers' Compensation law, Florida Statutes 440.00, is unconstitutional in part. Specifically, the Court found that the current Florida Workers' Compensation law…
  • Aug 8

    Expanded Use of Vocational Experts for Mental Impairment

    Expanded Use of Vocational Experts for Mental Impairment
    The Social Security Administration, per the court case of Brock v. Astrue, has issued a ruling requiring a vocational expert to testify in hearings which involve an application for Social Security Disability, based on a "severe" mental…
  • Apr 15

    Social Security Considering Changes to Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis Listing

    Social Security Considering Changes to Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis Listing
    The Social Security Administration has proposed several changes to the "listed" impairments, which can qualify an individual to receive Social Security Disability Income. The listing for "epilepsy", under section 11.02 and 11.03. …
Rank this Week: 4558

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Aug 27

    Aggravated Battery With a Deadly Weapon and Car

    Aggravated Battery With a Deadly Weapon and Car
    In Florida, you can commit the crime of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon if you use your car to hit someone else’s car when they are inside it.  For example, if you use your car to hit someone… The post Aggravated…
  • Aug 17

    82-Year-Old Man Not Guilty of Animal Cruelty

    82-Year-Old Man Not Guilty of Animal Cruelty
    In the case of Hume Hamilton versus the State of Florida, Mr. Hamiton was an 82-year-old man who was out walking his dog on a leash when a cat got too close to the dog.  The two animals began… The post 82-Year-Old Man Not Guilty…
  • Aug 12

    Drug Convictions Overturned Where Drugs Were Found in Girlfriend’s Home

    Drug Convictions Overturned Where Drugs Were Found in Girlfriend’s Home
    In the case of Thomas Smith versus the State of Florida, Mr. Smith was convicted of possession of methamphetamine and possession of chemicals used to make methamphetamine. The case began when the police executed a search warrant at…
Rank this Week: 3950

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Aug 27

    Construction is booming in Florida, be sure to take the right step

    Construction is booming in Florida, be sure to take the right step
    Earlier this month, the Associated General Contractors of America, "the leading association for the construction industry," released an eye-opening report examining the state of construction employment in the U.S.  According to the…
  • Aug 8

    How much do you know about construction liens?

    How much do you know about construction liens?
    Without a doubt, one of the most complex topics in all of construction law is construction liens. In general, the specifics of construction liens are covered under Chapter 713 of the Florida statutes. However, in today's post, the first in...
  • Jul 31

    What Florida law says about contractors, homeowners -- I

    What Florida law says about contractors, homeowners -- I
    When the important decision to either start remodeling a home or build an entirely new home is made, it's extremely important for all parties -- including the homeowner and the prospective builder -- to have a complete understanding of…
Rank this Week: 2882

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/
Rank this Week: 1591

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: 1970

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Aug 27

    Cruise Tender Injuries and the Law

    Cruise Tender Injuries and the Law
    Our law firm is receiving an increasing number of inquires about cruise passengers injuries occurring on tenders. Generally, when a cruise liner is too large to dock at a pier, it requires tenders to shuttle passengers back and forth from…
  • Aug 13

    Young Boy and Woman Die in Indian River Boating Accident

    Young Boy and Woman Die in Indian River Boating Accident
    Local news outlets are reporting that a young boy and a woman were killed in a boating accident on the Indian River near the Eau Gallie Causeway in Melbourne. Eyewitnesses at the scene stated that the 18-foot boat flipped over when…
  • Jul 9

    Miami Boat Accidents and a Little Known Law

    Miami Boat Accidents and a Little Known Law
    Boat accidents are nothing new in Miami. Sun, fun, inexperienced operators and alcohol all play a role in both recent and past boating tragedies. After such horrific events there is a public outcry for more law enforcement and tougher laws…
Rank this Week: 2466

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/
  • Aug 27

    CNBC Trucking Industry Investigation Highlights Some Causes of Trucking Accident

    CNBC Trucking Industry Investigation Highlights Some Causes of Trucking Accident
    As trucking collisions continue to happen in Homestead and across the country, many people ask why the numbers of these crashes is not dropping. Recently, one station, CNBC, aired an investigative report about the state of the trucking…
  • Aug 21

    Some Trucking Companies Use Unsafe Tactic

    Some Trucking Companies Use Unsafe Tactic
    While some truck companies and carriers have a good reputation for safety and take steps to protect their drivers and other motorists on the road, others are not so conscientious. Unfortunately, some of the unsafe tactics used by a small…
  • Aug 18

    Packing A Moving Truck To Make It Safer

    Packing A Moving Truck To Make It Safer
    Moving truck accidents in Hialeah and other communities lead to devastating accidents each year. Unfortunately, these types of collisions can be especially common at this time of year, as this tends to be a busy season for movers and moving…
Rank this Week: 4315

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Florida babysitter stabs client for refusing her advance

    Florida babysitter stabs client for refusing her advance
    From the smoking gun website, a Florida woman is arrested for aggravated battery after she stabbed her client for refusing to have sex with her! 22-year-old Shakieria Anquanette Shan Long was arrested by police earlieer this month for…
  • Aug 21

    Super Bowl Champion Investigated by the Police

    Super Bowl Champion Investigated by the Police
    A police department in the state of Washington is investigating Seattle Seahawk running back Marshawn Lynch for assault and criminal mischief allegations. The local police were quick not to jump to conclusions. Per the police spokesman: "At…
  • Aug 14

    Father and two sons all arrested for DUI for same accident

    Father and two sons all arrested for DUI for same accident
    Keeping it all in the family? Per a CBS website, a Vermont father and two sons were arrested for a DUI at the same accident scene. What started out as a day of fishing for a Vermont family ended up with three family members facing drinking…
Rank this Week: 1003

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Earthquakes, Insurance, and Liability

    Earthquakes, Insurance, and Liability
    Over the weekend, our area was hit by a 6.o earthquake. As Californians, we all know that earthquakes can happen, but it is always a bit surprising when it does and Sunday’s quake was the largest since 1989. In this post, our Northern…
  • Aug 27

    Earthquakes, Insurance, and Liability

    Earthquakes, Insurance, and Liability
    Over the weekend, our area was hit by a 6.o earthquake. As Californians, we all know that earthquakes can happen, but it is always a bit surprising when it does and Sunday’s quake was the largest since 1989. In this post, our Northern…
  • Aug 26

    Theater’s Alleged Bedbug Problem Reminder That Parasites Can Strike Anywhere

    Theater’s Alleged Bedbug Problem Reminder That Parasites Can Strike Anywhere
    Theatergoers typically flock to their favorite venues on weekends, and last weekend would be no exception with summer blockbusters available for viewing. However, last weekend was also the first one on which a theater in Lodi that had…
Rank this Week: 1826

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida personal injury developments. By Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck, P.A.

http://www.florida-personal-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Reasonableness of Non-Economic Damages in Florida

    Reasonableness of Non-Economic Damages in Florida
    Plaintiffs in personal injury cases may be entitled to recover both economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages are intended to compensate for the economic loss suffered by the plaintiff, including medical expenses and lost wages.…
  • Aug 25

    Middle District of Florida Remands Case for Lack of Diversity

    Middle District of Florida Remands Case for Lack of Diversity
    Jurisdiction is particularly important in Florida, where there are often tourists and visitors on the roads and engaging in various activities. Litigation against a non-resident presents some procedural challenges. Such cases often end up in…
  • Aug 22

    Claims against the Florida Department of Transportation

    Claims against the Florida Department of Transportation
    Pursuing a personal injury claim against the government is very different from pursuing a similar claim against an individual. Claims against the state of Florida, its agencies, or its subdivisions must be presented in writing before a…
Rank this Week: 4577

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    There is Hope for Descriptive Trademark

    There is Hope for Descriptive Trademark
    Has the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) rejected your trademark application and deemed it “merely descriptive?” If so, there are options other than appeal to the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and…
  • Jul 27

    Chubby Checker Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Settled

    Chubby Checker Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Settled
    Fort Lauderdale attorney Michael I. Santucci, who is a managing partner of Santucci Priore, P.L, and Daniel Devine of Santucci Priore P.L., helped settle a federal lawsuit regarding intellectual property rights owned by Ernest Evans, the…
  • Jul 25

    The Brazilian Invasion

    The Brazilian Invasion
    According to the latest U.S. Department of Commerce statistics, Brazil has officially surpassed the United Kingdom in the amount of tourists visiting Florida each year.  It should come as no surprise that Brazilians have reached this top…
Rank this Week: 1619

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

Covers securities law topics of interest to executives of middle market businesses. By Gunster.

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Aug 27

    The Shape of Things to Come in Corporate Governance

    The Shape of Things to Come in Corporate Governance
    Posted By: Robert B. Lamm Interest in corporate governance has increased exponentially over the last several years, as has shareholder and governmental pressure – often successful – for companies to change how they are…
  • Aug 18

    Bob Lamm joins The Securities Edge (and returns to Gunster)

    Bob Lamm joins The Securities Edge (and returns to Gunster)
    Posted By: David C. Scileppi The Securities Edge is excited to announce a new blogger to the fold: Bob Lamm!  After a 12-year “hiatus”, Bob has rejoined Gunster.   Bob is widely considered a national…
  • Aug 17

    Trying to save its own neck? ISS works to assure “data integrity”

    Trying to save its own neck? ISS works to assure “data integrity”
    Posted By: David C. Scileppi On Thursday, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) announced the launch of a new data verification portal to be used for equity-based compensation plans that U.S. companies submit for approval by their…
Rank this Week: 2554

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Why are “buddy statements” important in developing your VA claim

    Why are “buddy statements” important in developing your VA claim
    Many veterans seeking service-connected compensation benefits from the VA are not aware of the importance of a well-prepared “buddy statement”. These statements can be from your spouse, friend, pastor, adult child, or from a…
  • Aug 25

    VA says it is going to reduce my benefits, now what?

    VA says it is going to reduce my benefits, now what?
    In my previous post, I discussed the delicate yet serious adverse VA action of declaring incompetency. While there are various types of adverse actions, including incompetency and the reduction of benefits – each involves the same basic…
  • Aug 22

    Renal Cell Carcinoma & Chemical Exposure

    Renal Cell Carcinoma & Chemical Exposure
    Since Vietnam veterans began returning from their military assignments overseas, we have found a wide spectrum of diseases and conditions that have been caused by chemical exposures. The most well-known and researched is Agent Orange. And it…
Rank this Week: 4202

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Unlicensed Driver Receives 8.5 Years in Vehicular Homicide Plea Deal

    Unlicensed Driver Receives 8.5 Years in Vehicular Homicide Plea Deal
    As a full-service Palm Beach and Broward County traffic ticket and criminal defense firm, we handle cases of all types, from driving without a license to, for example, homicide. As was recently reported on by the Sun Sentinel, these two…
  • Aug 25

    Boynton Mother Arrested After Daughter Burned by Cup of Noodle

    Boynton Mother Arrested After Daughter Burned by Cup of Noodle
    According to an article in the Sun Sentinel, 23-year-old Boynton Beach mother Nahomie Thermidor was arrested on Thursday and charged with child neglect, after her daughter received second degree burns from a falling cup of noodles. Back on…
  • Aug 18

    Should Police Officers be Required to Wear Cameras?

    Should Police Officers be Required to Wear Cameras?
    The issue of and controversy over police activity being captured on footage is not a new one. What is relatively new, however, is the discussion over whether or not police officers themselves should have to wear video cameras on their…
Rank this Week: 825