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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: 2667

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • May 22

    Memorial Day Weekend and DUI Checkpoint

    Memorial Day Weekend and DUI Checkpoint
    Our West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale DUI defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert know that Memorial Day Weekend is one of the business times of year in South Florida, especially in terms of DUI accidents and arrests.…
  • May 21

    Florida Crime Rate Drops while Palm Beach County Violent Crime Rate Rise

    Florida Crime Rate Drops while Palm Beach County Violent Crime Rate Rise
    According to a report from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), crimes across Florida dropped to a 44-year low in 2014. At the same time, though, violent crime actually rose in Palm Beach County by 115 incidents (vs. the previous…
  • May 19

    Man Arrested in West Palm Beach for Providing Illegal Dental Service

    Man Arrested in West Palm Beach for Providing Illegal Dental Service
    People often feel like they're qualified to offer advice and assistance in areas in which they are not. For example, after watching a legal drama, someone might feel equipped to give a friend legal advice. After watching a medical television…
Rank this Week: 1658

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate…

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate Blog

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

http://www.clarkskatoff.com/news-resources/blog/
  • May 22

    Power of Attorney Not Authorized for Self Dealing

    Power of Attorney Not Authorized for Self Dealing
    A power of attorney is a legal document is a legal document delegating authority from one person to another.  Recently, the Supreme Court of South Dakota provided yet another example of how important the language contained within this…
  • May 19

    2015 Amendments to Florida Probate Code and Florida Trust Code

    2015 Amendments to Florida Probate Code and Florida Trust Code
    The Florida Probate Code and the Florida Trust Code govern the administration of estates and trusts under Florida law.  These codes establish the mechanisms and procedures for the collection and subsequent distribution of assets to the…
  • May 19

    Supreme Court Holds 401(k) Plan Trustees Have Ongoing Duty To Monitor

    Supreme Court Holds 401(k) Plan Trustees Have Ongoing Duty To Monitor
    All too often pension-plan participants (employees and retirees) are left in the dark about the fees and expenses associated with the mutual funds selected for their company’s plan, whether it is a 401(k) savings plan or otherwise.…
Rank this Week: 2880

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys…

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • May 22

    Law Firm Protects Privacy of Prior Client Against Walmart

    Law Firm Protects Privacy of Prior Client Against Walmart
    A former client of the Law Offices of Jason Turchin was injured years later in a slip and fall at WalMart. After he brought a lawsuit against the store, Walmart served a subpoena on the victim’s prior counsel to produce his entire file,…
  • Apr 22

    Killer Not Entitled To Receive Life Insurance Benefits By Reason Of Victim’s Death

    Killer Not Entitled To Receive Life Insurance Benefits By Reason Of Victim’s Death
    A recent jury verdict in South Florida found a man guilty of murdering his newlywed wife to collect a $1 million insurance policy. The focus of the case against Michel Escoto, 42, was the charge of first-degree murder in the killing of wife…
  • Apr 14

    2003 Honda Civic Airbag Rupture Victim Retains Airbag Attorney Jason Turchin

    2003 Honda Civic Airbag Rupture Victim Retains Airbag Attorney Jason Turchin
    In March 2015, a young man was driving his 2003 Honda Civic when he had a relatively minor, low impact car accident. Instantly, his Takata airbag deployed, sending shrapnel threw the airbag’s fabric and into the neck of the victim. The…
Rank this Week: 5060

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/
  • May 22

    And She Dropped the Mic!

    And She Dropped the Mic!
    Attention would-be judicial quoters, pop-culture referencers, and those who try to crack the funny, wry, witty, or ironic when donning the robes of authority, this is how it's done:A rose by any other name may smell as sweet. See William…
  • May 21

    What Makes Lawyers Happy?

    What Makes Lawyers Happy?
    So asks the Daily Business Review in this article. The answers, according to the DBR poll?A sense of autonomy...being authentic and true to oneself. Relatedness to other people.Internal motivation for work - how much they chose their work…
  • May 21

    Can the 3d DCA Escape FL Supreme Court Review With a One-Sentence Affirmance?

    Can the 3d DCA Escape FL Supreme Court Review With a One-Sentence Affirmance?
    No it cannot you crafty fellows: Dr. Weingrad argues that there is nothing in the Third District’s one-sentence affirmance that provides this Court with jurisdiction under article V, section 3(b)(3), Florida Constitution. We disagree. …
Rank this Week: 181

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer…

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida, personal injury law and insurance coverage issues. By The Pittman Firm, P.A.

http://www.panamacityfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 22

    Florida’s Dangerous Instrumentality Law

    Florida’s Dangerous Instrumentality Law
    Driving on the road is dangerous for a host of reasons. Of course, cars weigh thousands of pounds and travel at extremely high rates of speed. In addition, there are distracted drivers, drunk drivers, and generally negligent drivers. Today…
  • May 21

    More about Living Will

    More about Living Will
    Last week, I discussed living wills, sometimes called advance directives. That generated huge interest. Calls and e-mails poured in. End of life planning is hard. Advance care plans are designed to ensure that your wishes are honored when you…
  • May 20

    Comparative Negligence

    Comparative Negligence
    Most accident and injury cases in Florida are based on a theory of negligence. And in most cases the negligence in question was committed by the defendant against the plaintiff. By way of example, a simple case of negligence may involve a car…
Rank this Week: 1000

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • May 22

    Man avoids death penalty, sentenced to life in prison for murder conviction

    Man avoids death penalty, sentenced to life in prison for murder conviction
    A Jacksonville man convicted of killing a firefighter’s wife will spend the rest of his life in prison.  The man was facing the possibility of the death penalty, but the judge issued the life sentence last week, according to a…
  • May 19

    State drops charges against St. Johns County Commissioner

    State drops charges against St. Johns County Commissioner
    A St. Johns County Commissioner was cleared of a felony charge brought against him in North Carolina.  He was charged with obtaining property by false pretense, accused of taking $500 from an account he used to share with his…
  • May 15

    Jacksonville man convicted of shooting into home, facing decades behind bar

    Jacksonville man convicted of shooting into home, facing decades behind bar
    A Jacksonville man who shot into a home and accidentally wounded a 3-year-old boy was found guilty on multiple charges.  The man was found guilty on four counts of attempted second-degree murder and one count of shooting or throwing…
Rank this Week: 533

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 22

    Medicare Fraud: Home Health Care Scam

    Medicare Fraud: Home Health Care Scam
    According to ABC News, the rate of Medicare fraud is on the rise. One of the areas in which Medicare fraud is growing is home health care fraud. It’s important to be aware of this type of fraud, as it makes up a significant portion of…
  • May 21

    Suing over Hot Coffee: What’s Really at Stake?

    Suing over Hot Coffee: What’s Really at Stake?
    Over the last few decades, the media has reported on a variety of lawsuits that it deems frivolous. These so-called frivolous lawsuits are often portrayed as being brought by plaintiffs who are just looking to make a quick buck. Few articles…
  • May 19

    Positive Train Control: “Without it, Everybody on a Train is One Human Error Away from an Accident”

    Positive Train Control: “Without it, Everybody on a Train is One Human Error Away from an Accident”
    Speeding is a factor in countless accidents every single day, leaving behind serious injuries and grieving families.  As we have all been reminded in the past week, the danger of speeding isn’t confined to cars.  The thoughts…
Rank this Week: 3645

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • May 22

    USING THE YARDSTICK TEST TO PROVE LOST PROFIT DAMAGES

    USING THE YARDSTICK TEST TO PROVE LOST PROFIT DAMAGES
    It’s all about proving your damages! One category of consequential damages that parties sometimes seek is lost profit damages. Lost profits, though, are one of the most difficult damages to prove. If a party is interested in pursuing…
  • May 16

    WALKING THAT MEASURED MILE TO PROVE AND CALCULATE LOST PRODUCTIVITY / INEFFICIENCY

    WALKING THAT MEASURED MILE TO PROVE AND CALCULATE LOST PRODUCTIVITY / INEFFICIENCY
    What is a lost productivity / inefficiency claim?  These are claims where a contractor claims it incurred increased labor (and, perhaps, equipment usage) because an event  (referred to as an impact) caused it to work inefficiently.…
  • May 8

    IS THE 10 YEAR STATUTE OF REPOSE FOR CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS REALLY A 10 YEAR STATUTE OF REPOSE?

    IS THE 10 YEAR STATUTE OF REPOSE FOR CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS REALLY A 10 YEAR STATUTE OF REPOSE?
    It is time for a very favorable case for an owner that experiences latent defects.  In construction defect cases, there is a ten-year statute of repose to sue for latent defects.  Specifically, under Florida Statute s. 95.11(3)(c),…
Rank this Week: 2890

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • May 22

    VA Benefits for Gulf War Illnesse

    VA Benefits for Gulf War Illnesse
    Many veterans who served in the Persian Gulf War, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom are suffering from multi-symptom, undiagnosed illnesses. This is commonly referred to as “Gulf War Syndrome,” and thought to…
  • May 21

    Reexaminations by the VA

    Reexaminations by the VA
    The VA has the power to reexamine veterans that have been awarded benefits at any time. It is possible that the VA might require a veteran receiving disability benefits to undergo a reexamination in order to determine the current status of…
  • May 20

    VA Hearings Explained

    VA Hearings Explained
    One of the courtesies that the VA offers veterans and claimants for VA benefits is the opportunity to appear before a Rating Officer to “plead” his or her case and submit any additional evidence that might help the case. These…
Rank this Week: 4208

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • May 21

    Name Change In Florida: How Can I Change My Name?

    Name Change In Florida: How Can I Change My Name?
    Reasons for a name change can vary widely.  The reasons a for a name change could be as unique as snowflakes or fingerprints.  Sometimes a woman going through a divorce wants to change her name back to her maiden name, or someone…
  • May 14

    Child Custody: Can Child Choose Home After Divorce?

    Child Custody: Can Child Choose Home After Divorce?
    Can children choose what parent to live with after a divorce?  The short answer is probably “no”.  Most child custody lawyers would agree that custody and visitation are probably the most highly contested issues…
  • May 2

    Stepparent Adoption: Family Lawyers Good for More than Divorce

    Stepparent Adoption: Family Lawyers Good for More than Divorce
    I live life with the blessing of being fascinated by small, simple things.  I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am about the new seedlings that have sprouted in my garden.  It’s a very warm and fuzzy feeling, but…
Rank this Week: 550

Florida Association Law Blog

Florida Association Law Blog

Covers condo and HOA law. By Daniel Wasserstein.

http://floridaassociationlawblog.com/
  • May 21

    Common Contractual Conditions to Cover Community Association

    Common Contractual Conditions to Cover Community Association
    ‘ As a community association attorney, I see many contracts come across my desk for review.  What concerns me are the number of contracts that do not.  You aren’t dealing with Vito Corleone and an irrefusable offer!…
  • Aug 26

    Abandonment Issue

    Abandonment Issue
    All that empty space and no right to use it…until now. A year ago I wrote an article titled “Is Your Association Down with OPP?”  discussing the pros and cons of renting out empty units without first taking title.…
  • May 12

    Wi Fi Oh My!

    Wi Fi Oh My!
    Providing a wireless internet connection in common areas has become commonplace in recent years.  Many associations leave their network open, without a password, so that residents may freely join the network and access the internet from…
Rank this Week: 3642

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: 2444

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/
  • May 21

    Recovery of Reef 2011 Private Drilling Fund Losse

    Recovery of Reef 2011 Private Drilling Fund Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in Reef 2011 Private Drilling Fund ? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help. Reef 2011 Private Drilling Fund is an oil and gas private placement investment sponsored by Reef Oil and Gas Companies,…
  • May 19

    Investigation into Eagle Ford Leasehold Investment Losse

    Investigation into Eagle Ford Leasehold Investment Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in a Eagle Ford Leasehold? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help. The White Law Group is investigating potential securities fraud claims on behalf of investors involving various…
  • May 19

    Investigation into Eagle Ford Grande Joint Venture Losse

    Investigation into Eagle Ford Grande Joint Venture Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in a Eagle Ford Grande Joint Venture? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help. The White Law Group is investigating potential securities fraud claims on behalf of investors involving various…
Rank this Week: 338

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    SUMMER 2015

    SUMMER 2015
    It's the official start of Summer with the Memorial Day Weekend holiday about to begin. Reminder: No court Monday. And along with summer comes the summer dress code where the need for gentlemen attorneys to clothe themselves in an…
  • May 20

    GREGG WENZEL HONORED

    GREGG WENZEL HONORED
    (This is an email from Gregg's very good friend Brian Tannebaum who never asks for credit for his tireless efforts in helping keep Gregg's memory alive.) On May 18, 2015 the United States Post Office in Monroe, New York was named…
  • May 19

    PROPERTY RIGHTS

    PROPERTY RIGHTS
    Our friends at the Random Pixels blog have some 1980's "Miami Vice" Miami Police Department  cheesecake recruiting videos. We think. It's not really clear. But it is interesting. Here. Can you tell a joke? Does the truth…
Rank this Week: 496

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident, injury, and medical malpractice legal issues. By Hannon & Boyers.

http://www.florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • May 21

    Defective Strollers Can be Hazardous to Your Child's Well-Being

    Defective Strollers Can be Hazardous to Your Child's Well-Being
    Strollers long have been a convenient way for parents to enjoy the company of their young children. However, they also have long been associated with hazards that can lead to serious injury or even death. The defective product lawyers at…
  • May 15

    Amtrak 188 Accident the Result of Negligence and Irresponsible Management

    Amtrak 188 Accident the Result of Negligence and Irresponsible Management
    On Tuesday, May 12, at least seven people died and more than 200 people were injured, many severely, when Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 derailed in Philadelphia. The “black box” for the train revealed that it was traveling…
  • May 14

    Does Your Local Shopping Center Suffer from Negligent Security

    Does Your Local Shopping Center Suffer from Negligent Security
    Ensuring your personal safety and security when visiting a shopping center is a two-fold responsibility: You can do things as an individual to reduce the likelihood of your becoming a crime statistic, and there are procedures the center…
Rank this Week: 4372

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: 1243

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3627

Gallagher & Associates Law…

Gallagher & Associates Law Firm

Covers Florida foreclosure law.

http://gallagherlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 5044

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • May 21

    A Question Can Be A Felony

    A Question Can Be A Felony
    Lawyers fight about words.  And, even if we agree on the words used, we often disagree about the legal consequences of those words.  Today’s case is an example of just such a dispute.  In Tulier v. State, the defendant…
  • May 5

    Possession of Oxycodone Gets Overturned Based Upon the Prescription Defense

    Possession of Oxycodone Gets Overturned Based Upon the Prescription Defense
    There are more prescription drug arrests than ever before--primarily involving possession of oxycodone or hydrocodone. No, I don't have stats to back that up, but you can just hear me now and believe me later. While there are many…
  • May 5

    Possession of Oxycodone Gets Overturned Based Upon the Prescription Defense

    Possession of Oxycodone Gets Overturned Based Upon the Prescription Defense
    There are more prescription drug arrests than ever before–primarily involving possession of oxycodone or hydrocodone. No, I don’t have stats to back that up, but you can just hear me now and believe me later. While there are many…
Rank this Week: 3709

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/
  • May 21

    Boston Based NCL Norwegian Dawn Cruise Ship Runs Aground

    Boston Based NCL Norwegian Dawn Cruise Ship Runs Aground
    How does a modern cruise ship run aground? That is what maritime investigators will be trying to sort out over the coming months in the case of Boston based Norwegian Dawn grounding on a charted reef off the Bermuda coast. The liner had…
  • May 18

    Girl Drowns in NCL Cruise Ship Pool

    Girl Drowns in NCL Cruise Ship Pool
    Tragedy has struck. It is being reported that a 10-year-girl has drown in one of the swimming pools aboard the NCL operated Norwegian Gem cruise ship. Coast Guard Spokesperson, Nate Littlejohn, stated the cruise ship was 75 miles off the…
  • May 14

    Legal Issues Concerning Cruise Ship Sexual Assault

    Legal Issues Concerning Cruise Ship Sexual Assault
    A sexual assault occurs in the United States every 2 minutes. Often times these attacks are unreported. Like most sexual assault situations, victims raped aboard cruise ships most often do not inform authorities. Sometimes, however, the…
Rank this Week: 486

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/
  • May 21

    Semi Carrying Hazardous Materials Flips on I-95

    Semi Carrying Hazardous Materials Flips on I-95
    An accident involving a tractor-trailer hauling chemicals on I-95 brought traffic to a stand still for hours Tuesday. Officials say that a Mitsubishi Montero driven by 27-year-old Fritz Donatien of Fort Lauderdale swerved to avoid debris in…
  • May 20

    New ‘Designated Skipper’ Program

    New ‘Designated Skipper’ Program
    Everyone knows that drinking while boating is illegal, but people often bend the rules or to think that one or two beers won’t hurt. Now, the Sea Tow Foundation is kicking off a new campaign for a “designated skipper,” and…
  • May 20

    Florida Commissioners Campaign for Barriers Outside of Day-Care Center

    Florida Commissioners Campaign for Barriers Outside of Day-Care Center
    After 4-year-old Lily Quintus was hit by a car while at day-care last year, commissioners are campaigning for protective barriers to be put in place outside of day-care centers. Lily Quintus was killed when a car ran into her KinderCare…
Rank this Week: 3313

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • May 21

    Semi Carrying Hazardous Materials Flips on I-95

    Semi Carrying Hazardous Materials Flips on I-95
    An accident involving a tractor-trailer hauling chemicals on I-95 brought traffic to a stand still for hours Tuesday. Officials say that a Mitsubishi Montero driven by 27-year-old Fritz Donatien of Fort Lauderdale swerved to avoid debris in…
  • May 20

    New ‘Designated Skipper’ Program

    New ‘Designated Skipper’ Program
    Everyone knows that drinking while boating is illegal, but people often bend the rules or to think that one or two beers won’t hurt. Now, the Sea Tow Foundation is kicking off a new campaign for a “designated skipper,” and…
  • May 20

    Florida Commissioners Campaign for Barriers Outside of Day-Care Center

    Florida Commissioners Campaign for Barriers Outside of Day-Care Center
    After 4-year-old Lily Quintus was hit by a car while at day-care last year, commissioners are campaigning for protective barriers to be put in place outside of day-care centers. Lily Quintus was killed when a car ran into her KinderCare…
Rank this Week: 2397

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/
  • May 21

    The Risk Factors for Being in a Car Accident

    The Risk Factors for Being in a Car Accident
    Are you at risk of a car accident in Homestead or your community? Many of us don’t think that we will ever be in a car crash, but statistics show that the majority of drivers will be in at least one collision in their life. How likely a…
  • May 19

    Choosing the Right Insurance Coverage Now Can Help You if You Are Ever in a Car Accident

    Choosing the Right Insurance Coverage Now Can Help You if You Are Ever in a Car Accident
    When it comes to car insurance, a good rule of thumb to follow is to choose the absolute best insurance coverage you can afford and hope that you have the good luck never to need it. Insurance premiums for cars may be high, but if…
  • May 14

    How Safe is Your Car?

    How Safe is Your Car?
    Is your car helping you to avoid car collisions, or is it putting you at risk? Many of us simply hop in our cars and go, not stopping to think about the ways that our vehicles could be affecting our ability to drive safely. Nevertheless,…
Rank this Week: 983

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Provides updates and commentary on whistleblower cases. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • May 21

    UPS Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Lawsuit

    UPS Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Lawsuit
    According to the Department of Justice, United Parcel Service, Inc. (“UPS”) has agreed to settle allegations that it submitted false claims to the United States in connection with contracts to deliver packages for next day…
  • May 19

    Hospital Agrees to Settle Kickback Claim

    Hospital Agrees to Settle Kickback Claim
    The U.S. Department of Justice announced that Westchester County Health Care Corporation d/b/a Westchester Medical Center (“WMC”) has agreed to settle allegations first raised by a whistleblower that it violated the Anti-Kickback…
  • May 18

    PharMerica Will Pay $31.5 Million to Settle Qui Tam Suit

    PharMerica Will Pay $31.5 Million to Settle Qui Tam Suit
    The Department of Justice announced that PharMerica Corporation, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, will pay $31.5 million to settle allegations in a qui tam suit that PharMerica violated the Controlled Substances Act and the False Claims…
Rank this Week: 3337

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/
  • May 21

    Note versus Mortgage: Who leads the dance?

    Note versus Mortgage: Who leads the dance?
    Authored by Samantha Alves Orender of Rogers TowersEarlier this month, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal released an opinion seemingly designed to serve as a primer on perfecting a security interest in a promissory note secured…
  • May 19

    Paying to Cash Your Check – Bank Fees in Florida Are Now the Norm

    Paying to Cash Your Check – Bank Fees in Florida Are Now the Norm
    Authored by Edward L. Kelly and Karl R. Grussand Edward L. Kelly and Karl R. Gruss of Rogers TowersYour client, an individual, walks into Friendly Bank and presents for payment a check in the amount of $100.00, drawn on Friendly Bank and…
  • May 12

    Rights of Creditors to Judicial Dissolution of Corporation

    Rights of Creditors to Judicial Dissolution of Corporation
    Authored by Scott J. Kennelly and Janet C. Owensand Scott J. Kennelly and Janet C. Owens of Rogers TowersIn certain instances, when a creditor has a claim against an insolvent corporation, it may be entitled to seek judicial dissolution of…
Rank this Week: 4008

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Covers estate planning, real property acquisition, personal injury, will disputes, commercial litigation, business and corporate law, and institutional lending.

http://gouldcooksey.com/blog/
  • May 21

    Association Lien Releases Two Witnesses Required On Lien Release

    Association Lien Releases Two Witnesses Required On Lien Release
    HB 7037 took effect on July 1, 2014.  It amended Florida Statute §§718.116 by adding a statutory form release of lien. Note that the general rule in Florida is that an instrument creating a lien on real property does NOT…
  • May 21

    GCF’s Sandra Rennick and Dillon Roberts assist in selling Russell Concrete, Inc.

    GCF’s Sandra Rennick and Dillon Roberts assist in selling Russell Concrete, Inc.
    In December, Sandra Rennick and Dillon Roberts assisted the Russell family in the sale of Russell Concrete, Inc. The sale included two plants, associated equipment, and approximately twenty-five acres of industrial real property. One of the…
  • May 21

    GCF’s Labor & Employment Team Successfully Represented The Indian River County School District

    GCF’s Labor & Employment Team Successfully Represented The Indian River County School District
    GCF’s Labor & Employment law team successfully represented the Indian River County School District in a teacher discipline case before the local school board.  The favorable result was appealed to the Fourth District Court of…
Rank this Week: 2798

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By William Wallshein, P.A.

http://www.southfloridadivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • May 21

    Name Changes for Children

    Name Changes for Children
    Parents may seek to change their children’s names for a variety of reasons, whether because of a parent’s divorce or marriage, or any other reason. Though name changes sometimes result from a parent’s changing relationship…
  • May 19

    Property Division in Military Divorce

    Property Division in Military Divorce
    Property settlements in Florida, both for military and non-military divorces, are based on equitable distribution. This does not necessarily mean equal distribution, but rather that a judge will consider a list of factors to determine how to…
  • May 14

    Military Divorce Law

    Military Divorce Law
    The divorce process is complex, but it is even more complicated if one of the divorcing spouses is a member of the military. Though the grounds for divorce do not change if one spouse is in the military, there are several important…
Rank this Week: 2757

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/
  • May 21

    11th Circuit rejects Don Siegelman again

    11th Circuit rejects Don Siegelman again
    Here's the opinion by visiting Judge Ebel, a senior 10th Circuit judge.  The Montgomery Advertiser has this report on the former Alabama Governor:A federal appeals court Wednesday denied former Gov. Don Siegelman's bid for a new trial,…
  • May 20

    News & Note

    News & Note
    1.  Follow up on the "intactivist" post from yesterday.  The lawyer decided to voluntarily dismiss the lawsuit.  From the Sun-Sentinel:A federal lawsuit concerning a circumcision fight between two South Florida parents…
  • May 19

    Intactivists!

    Intactivists!
    Ah, Florida (via the Sun-Sentinel): A federal judge will get 10 days advance notice before a 4 1/2-year-old boy at the center of a circumcision battle is set to have the procedure, the father's attorney promised Monday.U.S. District Judge…
Rank this Week: 159

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/
  • May 21

    Underride Guards Could Help Stop some Tragic Traffic Crashe

    Underride Guards Could Help Stop some Tragic Traffic Crashe
    Underride accidents occur when a truck stops suddenly, causing smaller cars to slide underneath the rear trailer of the truck and underneath the truck itself. These types of accidents tend to be devastating, since the surface of the truck…
  • May 19

    How Preventable are Tire Blowout Collisions?

    How Preventable are Tire Blowout Collisions?
    Tire blowouts are terrifying. One moment you may be following a commercial truck and the next you may witness a loud boom followed by pieces of rubber flying at high speeds toward your windshield. After a tire blowout, truck drivers are…
  • May 14

    How Air Brakes Can Contribute to Trucking Collisions.

    How Air Brakes Can Contribute to Trucking Collisions.
    Brakes on big rigs and tractor-trailers are very different than the brake systems on passenger cars. Trucks use air brakes to stop their larger vehicles and to stay safe on the roads. While the truck air brakes are meant to stop much larger…
Rank this Week: 1761

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/
Rank this Week: 1593

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • May 21

    Is There a Viable Cause of Action for Reverse Bad Faith Against an Insured?

    Is There a Viable Cause of Action for Reverse Bad Faith Against an Insured?
    In a recent case from Kentucky, the insured suffered a fire loss at her home.1 Although no one was home at the time of the fire, investigators found that the fire was intentionally set. The insured made an insurance claim for $866,000 of…
  • May 19

    Bad Faith and Citizens Property Insurance Corporation

    Bad Faith and Citizens Property Insurance Corporation
    A little over seven months have passed since the Supreme Court of Florida heard oral arguments from the attorneys for Citizens Property Insurance Corporation and Perdido Condominium Association. For those readers who are not familiar with…
  • May 18

    Insurers Prohibited from Excluding Coverage for Fracking Under Earthquake Endorsement

    Insurers Prohibited from Excluding Coverage for Fracking Under Earthquake Endorsement
    Last month, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department (“PID”) issued a notice to all insurance carriers writing homeowners insurance policies in Pennsylvania prohibiting them from denying coverage under the earthquake endorsements of…
Rank this Week: 81

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • May 21

    Death and Taxes And the Florida Probate Proce

    Death and Taxes And the Florida Probate Proce
    Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. This is also true for the Florida probate process. The purpose of the Florida probate process is to gather the assets and debts of the deceased, pay the debts…
  • May 19

    Florida Breweries and Alcohol License

    Florida Breweries and Alcohol License
    Florida was named one of the top states for brewery openings at the Craft Brewers Conference in Portland, Oregon. Florida had the fifth most breweries across the U.S. in 2014, with 42 new beer makers setting up shop last year. Jacksonville…
  • May 14

    Choose a Florida Real Estate Attorney as Your Closing Agent

    Choose a Florida Real Estate Attorney as Your Closing Agent
    If you are buying and selling a property in Florida, then it is important to choose the right closing agent to ensure that the title is conveyed properly and free of any liens or encumbrances. Hiring an experienced Florida real estate…
Rank this Week: 582

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers South Florida car accident, product liability and wrongful death news. By Friedland Law Group.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • May 20

    Airbag Recall: After a Decade of Denials, Takata Admits their Airbags are Faulty

    Airbag Recall: After a Decade of Denials, Takata Admits their Airbags are Faulty
    After months of pressure from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), yesterday, Takata Corporation, a Japanese company and one of the world’s largest suppliers of airbags admitted that their airbags are defective…
  • May 13

    The Importance of Community Service in our Society: Our Firm’s Perspective

    The Importance of Community Service in our Society: Our Firm’s Perspective
    “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”  John F. Kennedy Volunteerism has a long and honored tradition in the history of our nation. The traditions of community service and…
  • Apr 14

    Plane Crash North of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport Takes 4 Live

    Plane Crash North of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport Takes 4 Live
    Last Sunday afternoon, a two-engine plane crashed into a nature preserve north of the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, after the pilot had made a distress call, reporting smoke in the cockpit. All four people on board were killed and are…
Rank this Week: 3859

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cohn & Smith, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2751

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/
  • May 20

    Wells Accused of Profiting from Foreclosure Relief Program

    Wells Accused of Profiting from Foreclosure Relief Program
    A recent class action lawsuit filed on behalf of thousands of homeowners in New York against Wells Fargo alleges that while the bank received $25 billion in government bailout funds it failed to make a good faith effort to help…
  • May 12

    CFPB, DOJ Show Renewed Interest in Pursuing “Redlining” Case

    CFPB, DOJ Show Renewed Interest in Pursuing “Redlining” Case
    Evidence is mounting that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) are taking a renewed interest in investigating possible redlining—the practice of lenders charging certain groups more for…
  • Apr 27

    Quicken Loans Takes on the DOJ & HUD

    Quicken Loans Takes on the DOJ & HUD
    Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-backed mortgage lender, filed suit on Friday, April 17 in the United States District Court in Detroit against the United States Department of Justice (DOJ)…
Rank this Week: 4116

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • May 20

    Challenging For Cause During Jury Selection

    Challenging For Cause During Jury Selection
    There is a recent case issued by the Florida 2nd District Court of Appeal addressing challenges for cause when a potential juror acknowledges bias and lacks faith in the jury system. The case of Kochalka v. Bourgeois is a great primer on jury…
  • May 20

    Can I get disability with a back condition?

    Can I get disability with a back condition?
    So you’ve been working your whole life as a laborer. Maybe you get hurt on the job, or maybe it’s as simple as over the course of time your back pain has worsened with the manual labor. Whatever the cause of your back pain, you…
  • May 19

    Amtrak Crash Victims’ Damages Capped at $200 Million

    Amtrak Crash Victims’ Damages Capped at $200 Million
    On May 12, 2015, there was a deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight and injured over two-hundred passengers.  While still under investigation, it appears this incident was caused by the train engineer and the…
Rank this Week: 577

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2732

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: 4332

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Provides personal injury news and tips. By Morgan Law Group.

http://www.sarasotainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • May 20

    POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL (PTC) COULD HAVE PREVENTED AMTRAK TRAGEDY

    POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL (PTC) COULD HAVE PREVENTED AMTRAK TRAGEDY
    An Amtrak train derailment along the extremely busy “Northeast Corridor” killed eight people and injured more than 200 others. It has been reported that the train was traveling at 106 miles per hour when it went around a sharp…
  • May 13

    WOMAN SENTENCED TO 24 YEARS IN FATAL FLORIDA WRONG WAY DUI ACCIDENT

    WOMAN SENTENCED TO 24 YEARS IN FATAL FLORIDA WRONG WAY DUI ACCIDENT
    A woman convicted of DUI manslaughter has received a 24 year sentence for her crime. Just minutes before she crashed her vehicle into another vehicle killing two best friends, the 20 year old woman tweeted to her boyfriend, “2 Drunk 2…
  • May 8

    SARASOTA AND BRADENTON REAR END ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS

    SARASOTA AND BRADENTON REAR END ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS
    Rear-end collisions happen quite frequently in Florida. Many people assume that they can recover damages after being rear-ended in a motor vehicle accident. Often it is assumed that the rear driver was the sole cause of the accident. If the…
Rank this Week: 1374

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs|Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • May 20

    Report: Wealth Gap Widens as Renting Becomes Norm

    Report: Wealth Gap Widens as Renting Becomes Norm
    In recent months, there has been good news on the housing economy front. Specifically, housing prices are rising once again to levels that reflect their actual value, a sign of overall economic recovery and growth after the Great Recession.…
  • May 15

    Debt Can Spur Depression, New Study Assert

    Debt Can Spur Depression, New Study Assert
    That high interest rate on your credit card could be giving you more than a headache. It could potentially make you clinically depressed. That's the conclusion of a recent study conducted by the researchers at the University of…
  • May 10

    Report: 1 in 4 Renters Use Half Their Earnings for Housing

    Report: 1 in 4 Renters Use Half Their Earnings for Housing
    In what strikes many consumer rights activists as a dangerous trend, more than a quarter of all renters in the U.S. must shell out at least 50 percent - often more - of their family's income for rent and utilities. The revelation came as the…
Rank this Week: 5070

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

By the Law Office of Ray Garcia, P.A.

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • May 20

    Construction Subcontractors: Three Tips to Help You Win More Job

    Construction Subcontractors: Three Tips to Help You Win More Job
    When you’re a subcontractor searching for work, knowing what general contractors look for in the people they hire will give you a major competitive edge. To improve your chances of winning more jobs, keep these three important tips in…
  • May 11

    Venue Clause in Florida Construction Contract

    Venue Clause in Florida Construction Contract
    Generally the terms of a construction contract are always upheld in court, as the parties both agreed to such terms. However, in Love’s Window & Door Installation, Inc. v. Acousti Engineering Co., Florida’s Fifth District…
  • May 11

    Proposed Florida Bill Limits Time Frame to Initiate a Claim for Construction Defect

    Proposed Florida Bill Limits Time Frame to Initiate a Claim for Construction Defect
    Florida House Bill 501 seeks to reduce the statute of repose from 10 years to 7 years for construction claims. HB 501 was introduced to the house in January 2015. If approved, HB 501 will take effect on July 1, 2015. This can vastly change…
Rank this Week: 2797

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure law.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • May 20

    Four Steps to Prepare for Bankruptcy

    Four Steps to Prepare for Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is never an easy decision, but if you have determined it’s your only choice, it is important that you are prepared. There are many steps you can take to ensure the bankruptcy process is as easy and streamlined as possible. If…
  • May 10

    Miami Real Estate: How HAMP Can Help

    Miami Real Estate: How HAMP Can Help
    If you are having difficulty paying your mortgage, or you are upside-down on your mortgage, the Home Affordable Mortgage Program (HAMP) might be able to help. HAMP is a government program that helps people who have increased expenses or…
  • May 6

    HAMP Basic Eligibility Requirements and How To Apply

    HAMP Basic Eligibility Requirements and How To Apply
    Under both Tier 1 and Tier 2, homeowners must meet the following basic HAMP eligibility requirements. You must have taken out the loan before 2009 The property can have no more than 4 units You owe up to $729,750 on your primary residence or…
Rank this Week: 3034

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • May 20

    Four Steps to Prepare for Bankruptcy

    Four Steps to Prepare for Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is never an easy decision, but if you have determined it’s your only choice, it is important that you are prepared. There are many steps you can take to ensure the bankruptcy process is as easy and streamlined as possible. If…
  • May 10

    Miami Real Estate: How HAMP Can Help

    Miami Real Estate: How HAMP Can Help
    If you are having difficulty paying your mortgage, or you are upside-down on your mortgage, the Home Affordable Mortgage Program (HAMP) might be able to help. HAMP is a government program that helps people who have increased expenses or…
  • May 6

    HAMP Basic Eligibility Requirements and How To Apply

    HAMP Basic Eligibility Requirements and How To Apply
    Under both Tier 1 and Tier 2, homeowners must meet the following basic HAMP eligibility requirements. You must have taken out the loan before 2009 The property can have no more than 4 units You owe up to $729,750 on your primary residence or…
Rank this Week: 4265

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • May 20

    Workers’ Compensation Case May be Subject to Time Frame – Limith v. Lenox on the Lake

    Workers’ Compensation Case May be Subject to Time Frame – Limith v. Lenox on the Lake
    If you were injured at your workplace, you may be entitled to compensation for the harm you’ve suffered. Workers’ compensation cases can be complicated to navigate, and having the right attorney on your side can make all the…
  • May 20

    Hit and Run Standard in Florida

    Hit and Run Standard in Florida
    A recent Florida decision just made it more difficult to prove guilt in a hit and run case. Florida has a serious problem with hit and run accidents, which are those in which one of the drivers illegally leaves the scene of the crash without…
  • May 20

    Texting and Driving Laws in Florida

    Texting and Driving Laws in Florida
    Texting and driving is a huge problem in Florida and throughout the United States. Drivers who are distracted on their phones while driving often end up causing serious accidents. In an effort to combat this problem, Florida passed a law in…
Rank this Week: 2768