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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: 1911

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…
  • Nov 3

    Florida Bad Faith Insurance Claim

    Florida Bad Faith Insurance Claim
    Some insureds parties do not understand the obligation of their insurance providers to act in good faith when they make a claim. These insureds expect that their insurance company will handle their claim honestly and fairly, but what can they…
  • Nov 1

    Motorcycle Accidents: What happens when insurance companies let you down?

    Motorcycle Accidents: What happens when insurance companies let you down?
    According to information released by Florida’s Integrated Report Exchange System, during 2012 there were more than 9,000 accidents involving motorcycles on Florida roadways. In total, 457 drivers and passengers were killed and overall,…
Rank this Week: 622

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
  • Nov 30

    Florida Truck Accident Attorneys Discuss Chain Reaction Crashe

    Florida Truck Accident Attorneys Discuss Chain Reaction Crashe
    A chain reaction crash involving a tractor-trailer in Boca Raton recently led to the shutdown of Interstate 95, South Florida's main thoroughfare, for many hours, according to a recent news story. A commercial truck apparently attempted to…
  • Nov 18

    Florida Truck Accident Attorneys Discuss Driver Negligence

    Florida Truck Accident Attorneys Discuss Driver Negligence
    A recent truck accident in South Florida resulted in a tractor-trailer rear-ending a bus carrying elementary school students. There were numerous injuries that resulted from the impact. According to a local news report, the driver of the…
  • Nov 16

    What to Do at the Scene of a Florida Truck Accident

    What to Do at the Scene of a Florida Truck Accident
    Few people would know just what to do following a serious Florida truck accident. In fact, a common regret among truck accident victims is not being better prepared for what to do on the scene of the accident. Our Miami truck accident…
Rank this Week: 2147

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Nov 21

    Sarah Hale’s Letter and Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

    Sarah Hale’s Letter and Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation
    In September, 1863, Sarah J. Hale’s fifteen year effort to have the last Thursday of November become a nationally recognized day of Thanksgiving became a reality when, in the midst of the Civil War, Lincoln issued a proclamation in…
  • Nov 17

    Sixth Amendment’s Public Trial: From Communal Duty to Accused’s Right

    Sixth Amendment’s Public Trial: From Communal Duty to Accused’s Right
    The Constitution’s Bill of Rights contains many procedural protections for those the government accuses of having committed a crime.  Among them is the Sixth Amendment right to a “public…
  • Nov 13

    Sixth Amendment’s Speedy Trial Right: Ancient, Worthy and Elusive

    Sixth Amendment’s Speedy Trial Right: Ancient, Worthy and Elusive
    The Constitution’s Bill of Rights contains many protections for those the government accuses of having committed a crime.  Among them is the Sixth Amendment right to a “speedy trial”.  The provision is stated:…
Rank this Week: 3502

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg is an experimental form of legal writing attempting to combine the best aspects of formal legal writing (i.e., law journals) with the best aspects of informal legal writing (i.e. blawgs). More scholarly than blawgs, less serious than full-length articles, the posts are specifically designed for an online readership.

http://blarg.legalmechanics.us
  • Nov 21

    What is Legal Scholarship Worth?

    What is Legal Scholarship Worth?
    I recently had the pleasure of attending the Jotwell (The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)) 5th Anniversary Conference, Legal Scholarship We Like and Why It Matters. This post contains citations (and links) to all of the articles by…
  • Sep 10

    The Pink and Yellow Duplex: Howard Bowe and Police Militarization

    The Pink and Yellow Duplex: Howard Bowe and Police Militarization
    Pay no attention to the title. This is not the story of the pink and yellow duplex. The pink and yellow duplex is merely where the story takes place. The pink and yellow duplex is a symbol. It is a particularly ugly duplex that has a…
  • Aug 18

    Bullets Can’t Discriminate

    Bullets Can’t Discriminate
    Bullets are not color-blind But a bullet cannot hate A bullet on a mission Will never discriminate A bullet cannot envision What is wrong and what is right A bullet cannot see nuance Nor can it see in black and white A bullet doesn’t…
Rank this Week: 3098

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Former Hillsborough County Teacher Arrested for Child Porn

    Former Hillsborough County Teacher Arrested for Child Porn
    A Hillsborough County teacher resigned Wednesday after he was arrested on child pornography charges. The 68-year-old resigned from his position with the school district following his arrest,  according to a Hillsborough County School…
  • Nov 20

    Port St. Lucie Man Accused of Stuffing Chainsaw in Short

    Port St. Lucie Man Accused of Stuffing Chainsaw in Short
    A Port St. Lucie homeless man was allegedly caught on surveillance video stealing a chainsaw and stuffing it down his pants, according to police reports. The accused apparently stopped in Treasure Coast Lawn Equipment in the 1800 block of…
  • Nov 17

    Overall Crime Rate Down Across the State of Florida

    Overall Crime Rate Down Across the State of Florida
    Our criminal defense lawyers at Whittel & Melton are very pleased to announce that, according to Governor Rick Scott, Florida is on a path to a 44-year crime low. The actual number of crimes across the Sunshine State is showing that crime…
Rank this Week: 774

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 356

Employee Benefits Law Report

Employee Benefits Law Report

Covers legal developments and trends affecting employee benefits. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employeebenefitslawreport.com
Rank this Week: 2069

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Nov 21

    Applying PIP Insurance Deductibles to Special Class Emergency Provider

    Applying PIP Insurance Deductibles to Special Class Emergency Provider
    In Florida, automobile insurance insureds often have a personal injury protection (PIP) deductible in the amount of $1,000, $500, or $250.  Some insureds pay a premium to not have a PIP deductible at all.  PIP insurers will apply…
  • Nov 20

    New Court Case Declares Cruise Lines May be Held Liable for Medical Malpractice

    New Court Case Declares Cruise Lines May be Held Liable for Medical Malpractice
    Until just this month no one was allowed to sue the cruise lines for medical negligence. Ever! It didn’t matter if the cruise line doctor completely butchered you, the cruise line was totally exempt from responsibility (remember,…
  • Nov 19

    Avoid Motion-Induced Blindness: How to Avoid Causing Scooter Accidents and Motorcycle Accident

    Avoid Motion-Induced Blindness: How to Avoid Causing Scooter Accidents and Motorcycle Accident
    My daughter is a freshman in college and one of the first courses she took is called Cognitive Science.  This class is an amazing assortment of lessons on why the brain acts, behaves, perceives and reacts to different stimuli. One of the…
Rank this Week: 626

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/
  • Nov 21

    Descent Into Depravity!

    Descent Into Depravity!
    Yes, I'm still stinging from the narrow defeat of Amendment 2. Medical marijuana should be a nonissue. It is inarguably safer than most of the Rx drugs on the market and the evidence is pouring in that it has broad medical applications.…
  • Nov 20

    Immigration Imagination

    Immigration Imagination
    While the talking heads at Fox News are having a collective heart attack over Emperor Obama's pending immigration reforms, Fox News Latino has an entirely different take.Any day now, President Obama will announce his executive action on…
  • Nov 20

    I Have Found the World's Most Boring Civil Case!

    I Have Found the World's Most Boring Civil Case!
    I actually dozed off twice while reading it.Any opinion that takes thirteen pages before you even know what the case is about or what claims are being asserted should be warning that two cups of coffee will be necessary to get through…
Rank this Week: 254

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

Answers common questions about arrests, court procedures and penalties that apply to the Fort Walton Beach & Destin, Florida area. By Shawn Lupella.

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
  • Nov 21

    Penalties For The Sale Or Purchase Of Cocaine In Okaloosa County, Florida

    Penalties For The Sale Or Purchase Of Cocaine In Okaloosa County, Florida
    If you are convicted for the Sale, Manufacture, Delivery, or Purchase of Cocaine in Okaloosa County, a person faces a mandatory second degree felony conviction and up to 15 years in prison ($10,000 fine maximum). If the Sale, Manufacture,…
  • Nov 17

    Common Abbreviations and Acronyms for Okaloosa County, Florida Crime

    Common Abbreviations and Acronyms for Okaloosa County, Florida Crime
    In the day-to-day world of practicing criminal law, like many professions, there is a specific knowledge of understanding. With that is also a specific language. For example, most charges are referred to in a shorthand or abbreviated fashion.…
  • Nov 14

    What Types Of Items Are Considered Drug Paraphernalia or Drug Contraband In Okaloosa County

    What Types Of Items Are Considered Drug Paraphernalia or Drug Contraband In Okaloosa County
    In Okaloosa County, Florida, the statutory list for what is defined as drug paraphernalia is long and exhaustive. It pretty much covers every conceivable item that could remotely be considered as connected to the potential use of drugs in…
Rank this Week: 3154

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/
  • Nov 21

    Florida becomes 33rd State to Legalize Hunting with Suppressor

    Florida becomes 33rd State to Legalize Hunting with Suppressor
    Unlike most states which have changed the laws, In Florida you can hunt with Suppressors starting today. This morning the following announcement was sent out by Marion Hammer the Executive Director of the SSF and past president of the NRA...
  • Nov 19

    Florida Vote on Hunting with Suppressors this week- Time to Get a Florida Gun Trust

    Florida Vote on Hunting with Suppressors this week- Time to Get a Florida Gun Trust
    It is expected that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will repeal the 1957 ban on hunting with a sound suppressor. This change will remove the prohibition on the use of suppressed firearms for taking (hunting) deer, gray…
  • Nov 19

    ATF Update on Sig Brace? SBR or SBR and Gun Trust

    ATF Update on Sig Brace? SBR or SBR and Gun Trust
    In the last few days a letter has surfaced on the Internet reportedly written to a small shotgun maker, which states that shouldering a Sig Sauer SB 15 pistol stabilizing brace could change a firearms classification to a short barrel...
Rank this Week: 1288

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/
  • Nov 21

    Operation Choke Point

    Operation Choke Point
    Authored by Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersAs part of a coordinated, multi-agency initiative known as “Operation Choke Point,” the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has warned financial institutions that they might be…
  • Nov 18

    Judgment Debtor in Garnishment Action Has No Vested Right to Compel Strict Compliance With Service of Process Requirements on Garnishee

    Judgment Debtor in Garnishment Action Has No Vested Right to Compel Strict Compliance With Service of Process Requirements on Garnishee
    Authored by Armando Nozzolillo and Michael S. Waskiewiczand Armando Nozzolillo and Michael S. Waskiewicz of Rogers TowersGarnishments are one of the most effective tools at a creditor’s disposal for collection purposes.  The rules…
  • Nov 13

    Usury in Florida: Exceptions to Civil Penaltie

    Usury in Florida: Exceptions to Civil Penaltie
    Authored by Scott J. Kennelly and Janet C. Owens and Scott J. Kennelly and Janet C. Owens of Rogers TowersWhen a lender “willfully” charges interest in excess of statutory limits, civil usury penalties may apply. …
Rank this Week: 2841

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/
  • Nov 21

    Sorry for the slow blogging

    Sorry for the slow blogging
    It's been a crazy week, but we've had some great guest posts.  Thanks for those!We'll end the week with a post about judges starting to question these fake stings.  From the NY Times:“Stash-house stings” like this one in…
  • Nov 18

    Judge Robin Rosenberg Invested as District Court Judge by ADAM RABIN

    Judge Robin Rosenberg Invested as District Court Judge by ADAM RABIN
    Adam Rabin, the author of this post, is a partner at McCabe Rabin.  Photo credit to Daniel Portnoy Photography.On November 14, Southern District of Florida Chief Judge Michael Moore swore in Judge Robin Rosenberg as a District Court…
  • Nov 17

    A 'humble giant' by Bill Cooke

    A 'humble giant' by Bill Cooke
    Bill Cooke, the author of this post, is a Miami photojournalist and publisher of the Random Pixels blog. I first met Judge William Hoeveler sometime around 1990, right after he'd been assigned to preside over the trial of…
Rank this Week: 157

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law in Florida. By Pawuk & Pawuk, P.A.

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3484

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.ocalainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Florida Teen Charged with Manslaughter and DUI

    Florida Teen Charged with Manslaughter and DUI
    A local teen was charged last week with manslaughter and DUI after an accident he caused in August of this year. According to a report by one Florida newspaper, the teenager was driving with three passengers around seven in the morning on…
  • Nov 12

    Follow-up to Florida Polo Mogul Retrial

    Follow-up to Florida Polo Mogul Retrial
    Late last week, the founder of the International Polo Club was found guilty in a fatal drunk-driving crash. A local news report explained that the defendant was found guilty in 2012 for the accident, but it was overturned after juror…
  • Nov 11

    Medical Malpractice Case Reversed in Favor of Plaintiff

    Medical Malpractice Case Reversed in Favor of Plaintiff
    The Supreme Court of Idaho reversed a medical malpractice case in favor of the plaintiff. The defendant is a nursing home that specializes in long-term rehabilitation care. The plaintiff’s mother was a resident of the nursing home…
Rank this Week: 2883

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

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

    Snowmageddon 2014: Are You Covered?

    Snowmageddon 2014: Are You Covered?
    Snowmageddon buried western New York this week with the lake-effect snowfall. Winter storms are the third-largest cause of catastrophic losses in the United States (after hurricanes and tornadoes). The good news for homeowners is that in most…
  • Nov 20

    In Oklahoma, Are Labor Costs Subject to Depreciation When Calculating ACV?

    In Oklahoma, Are Labor Costs Subject to Depreciation When Calculating ACV?
    Recently a reader came across my blog post discussing whether depreciation of labor is allowed in California when calculating ACV. In California, the answer is no. The reader wanted to know whether the same holds true for Oklahoma and, more…
  • Nov 19

    "You Want What!?" - Why Insurance Companies Must Provide Clear Explanation Behind Document Request

    "You Want What!?" - Why Insurance Companies Must Provide Clear Explanation Behind Document Request
    If you have ever had an insurance claim or negotiated a loss on behalf of a property owner, you would probably agree that one of the most frustrating aspects of the claims investigation process is the virtually endless set of documents…
Rank this Week: 311

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

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

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Nov 21

    “Let’s Make a Deal”: Dangers of Condominium and Homeowner Associations Accepting Partial Payments for Delinquent Assessment

    “Let’s Make a Deal”: Dangers of Condominium and Homeowner Associations Accepting Partial Payments for Delinquent Assessment
    Since the real estate meltdown which began in 2006, many condominium and homeowner associations have struggled with a significant increase in delinquent assessments. Any money received by an association from a delinquent owner helps, and many…
  • Oct 24

    Should I Form an LLC for My Beach Rental?

    Should I Form an LLC for My Beach Rental?
    Living and practicing on Sanibel, I have many clients who come to us when they purchase a condominium or home for investment income. One of the questions that often arises is whether they should hold their investment real estate in a separate…
  • Oct 7

    Update: Condemnation of Underwater Mortgage

    Update: Condemnation of Underwater Mortgage
    Recent weeks have seen several developments with the condemnation of underwater mortgages. As reported by the New Jersey Spotlight, two new New Jersey mayors are moving in different directions on the underwater mortgage issue. In Newark,…
Rank this Week: 4285

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://www.cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Cruise Ship Owners Not Immune From Negligence of its Medical Staff

    Cruise Ship Owners Not Immune From Negligence of its Medical Staff
    More coverage and opinion regarding Franza v. Royal Caribbean, this time in Workboat.com. Read the article here. Waks and Barnett, P.A. was instrumental in pushing this case toward the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of its client.…
  • Nov 17

    Again? Princess Cruises’ Crown Princess Deals With Norovirus Outbreak

    Again? Princess Cruises’ Crown Princess Deals With Norovirus Outbreak
    Another Norovirus outbreak – this time on the Crown Princess – has the cruise industry scratching its collective head. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 158 of 3,009 passengers (5.25%) reported being sick. The…
  • Nov 14

    Nov. 10, 2014 Ruling Allows Victims of Medical Malpractice on Cruise Ships to Sue

    Nov. 10, 2014 Ruling Allows Victims of Medical Malpractice on Cruise Ships to Sue
    A significant decision favors injured cruise ship passengers In what can be considered a ‘major victory’ for cruise ship passengers, a new ruling now allows those passengers, who were victims of medical malpractice by the doctors…
Rank this Week: 2950

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • Nov 20

    “NO DAMAGE FOR DELAY” PROVISIONS AND THE EXCEPTIONS

    “NO DAMAGE FOR DELAY” PROVISIONS AND THE EXCEPTIONS
    Contractors and subcontractors should be familiar with “no damage for delay” provisions.  These are contractual provisions that limit the contractor’s remedies for a delay to an extension of time ONLY, and disallow the…
  • Nov 13

    DOWNSIDE OF A BROAD ARBITRATION PROVISION

    DOWNSIDE OF A BROAD ARBITRATION PROVISION
    In Sunsplash Events Inc. v. Robles, 39 Fla. L. Weekly D2368a (Fla. 4th DCA 2014), the plaintiff entered into an employment agreement with the defendant. The employment agreement contained an arbitration provision that read, “[T]he…
  • Nov 10

    HELPFUL PROVISIONS IN FLORIDA’S LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROMPT PAYMENT ACT

    HELPFUL PROVISIONS IN FLORIDA’S LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROMPT PAYMENT ACT
    Florida’s Local Government Prompt Payment Act (Florida Statute s. 218.735) contains helpful provisions to contractors and subcontractors working on local government projects (or projects that are neither owned by a state agency nor…
Rank this Week: 3096

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Do you have these pieces of evidence to win your unemployability claim?

    Do you have these pieces of evidence to win your unemployability claim?
    To show that you are entitled to VA unemployability you have prove that your VA service connected disabilities keep you from working.  You must also have a combined rating of 70% with at least one of those ratings being for 40% or a…
  • Nov 20

    Top six reasons VA denied my claim

    Top six reasons VA denied my claim
    1. VA did not have proof of my injury in service You must show that your disability is related to an in-sevice incident.  If VA said that there was no proof of what happened in service then you need to find something to back up what you…
  • Nov 13

    Service Connection Rules for Combat Veteran

    Service Connection Rules for Combat Veteran
    There are three steps to proving service connection for a disability: evidence of a current disability, an in-service incident that could have caused or aggravated the disability, and a nexus between the current disability and the in-service…
Rank this Week: 2431

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Nov 20

    Research Your Florida Real Estate Investment

    Research Your Florida Real Estate Investment
    Research Florida Real Estate Investments When you decide to invest in Florida real estate you have to do research first. Whether you want to buy a commercial property, rental property, pre-construction or property that will be flipped, only…
  • Nov 12

    How to Benefit from Buying Off Plan Florida Real Estate

    How to Benefit from Buying Off Plan Florida Real Estate
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan Attorneys in Winter Park. I’m going to talk just for a minute about buying off plan Florida real estate or pre-construction. Now like so many other things in life, it can be great or it…
  • Nov 12

    Tips for Buying Florida Real Estate from Oversea

    Tips for Buying Florida Real Estate from Oversea
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan Attorneys in Winter Park Florida. We often take certain things about real estate transactions for granted, yet I often forget when a foreign investor comes in the whole thing is foreign to them…
Rank this Week: 2711

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    National Driver Survey Intends to Make Safer Roads and Driver

    National Driver Survey Intends to Make Safer Roads and Driver
    Researchers at the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research have been watching people drive as part of a national study on driver habits for the past few years. The goal of the study was to gather data on…
  • Nov 14

    Takata Airbag Recall Continue

    Takata Airbag Recall Continue
    Takata Corporation, the Japanese maker of air bags used by auto manufacturers, is accused of selling faulty airbags to at least 11 different automakers dating back as far as 2001. The problem with these airbags is that they can rupture and…
  • Nov 11

    McDonald’s Recalls Hello Kitty Toy in Happy Meal

    McDonald’s Recalls Hello Kitty Toy in Happy Meal
    McDonald’s has issued a voluntary recall for 2.5 million Hello Kitty lollipop whistles after determining the toys pose a choking hazard to small children. According to reports, McDonald’s received two reports of children choking…
Rank this Week: 3277

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/
  • Nov 20

    Federal Prosecutors Violate Laws in Sting Operation

    Federal Prosecutors Violate Laws in Sting Operation
    A recent New York Times article highlights 1,000 cases in which entrapment law may see new life in courtrooms and legislatures throughout the United States.  Entrapment laws go back to the 1930’s when the U.S. Supreme Court first…
  • Nov 13

    Ebola Federal Criminal and Constitutional Law and the Law of Quarantine

    Ebola Federal Criminal and Constitutional Law and the Law of Quarantine
    Rarely imposed since the 1940’s, quarantines are both: 1) Creatures of law, subject to constitutional muster and 2) Public health policy; based on the best current state of medical science: its understanding of the process by which…
  • Nov 7

    Obamacare May be Revisted by the United States Supreme Court

    Obamacare May be Revisted by the United States Supreme Court
    On Friday November 7, 2014, the United States Supreme Court announced that it would “consider” a new major legal challenge to the Affordable Health Care Act.  This happened three days after voters in the United States voted…
Rank this Week: 1864

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    KAYO MORGAN: DEATH OF A LEGEND

    KAYO MORGAN: DEATH OF A LEGEND
    Amidst the insanity and horrible treatment of clients and attorneys alike in Broward County, stood one lawyer, a criminal defense attorney to his core, who never blinked, never wavered in the zealous defense of his clients, and quite frankly…
  • Nov 20

    THE GOOD FIGHT

    THE GOOD FIGHT
    The 3rd DCA reversed Judge Milt Hirsch this week in a case in which Judge Hirsch suppressed DNA obtained via consent for one case, but in which the DNA was matched to another crime in the database. We don't have Judge Hirsch's order…
  • Nov 17

    I'M SORRY

    I'M SORRY
    "I'm sorry…so sorry….that I was such a fool"David Ovalle and the Herald have the article:Miami-Dade Judge Jacqueline Schwartz is apologizing after ranklingCuban-American lawyers with her election-night comments…
Rank this Week: 151

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Provides personal injury news and tips. By Morgan Dramis.

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

    CALIFORNIA AND FLORIDA HAVE THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF BICYCLE ACCIDENT FATALITIES

    CALIFORNIA AND FLORIDA HAVE THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF BICYCLE ACCIDENT FATALITIES
    According to research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), California has taken the top spot regarding bicycle accident fatalities with Florida not far behind in second place. Between 2010 and 2012, California had 338 fatal…
  • Nov 14

    LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST RED LIGHT CAMERAS IN FLORIDA

    LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST RED LIGHT CAMERAS IN FLORIDA
    A recent ruling by Florida's 4th District Court could possibly jeopardize all pending red light camera citation cases. An appeals court in Broward County held that the city of Hollywood Florida illegally allowed American Traffic Solutions…
  • Nov 3

    SARASOTA AND BRADENTON SPINAL CORD INJURY ATTORNEYS

    SARASOTA AND BRADENTON SPINAL CORD INJURY ATTORNEYS
    Spinal cord injuries from motor vehicle accidents can cause permanent disabilities. A spinal cord injury is a fracture or dislocation of the vertebrae that is usually caused by a sudden impact to the spine. Spinal cord injuries can include…
Rank this Week: 2101

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Third-Party Observation Can Influence the Results of Neuropsychological Evaluation

    Third-Party Observation Can Influence the Results of Neuropsychological Evaluation
    If you or a loved one sustained a head injury as a result of a car accident, a neuropsychologist may be necessary to determine whether a traumatic brain injury occurred as a result of the incident. Traumatic brain injuries can impair…
  • Nov 19

    CA Vehicle Defect Attorney on Dealers Selling Used Cars Without Repair or Notice to Purchaser of Recall

    CA Vehicle Defect Attorney on Dealers Selling Used Cars Without Repair or Notice to Purchaser of Recall
    It seems like almost every week we hear about a new auto recall, many involving defects that could cause serious injuries or even lead to fatalities if necessary repairs are not made. When a recall is announced, those who own the subject…
  • Nov 18

    Cigarette Fires & Civil Liability

    Cigarette Fires & Civil Liability
    For many years now, both scientists and lay people have known that smoking is not only dangerous, smoking kills. Smoking, according to the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”), damages almost every organ in the body and holds the…
Rank this Week: 936

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/
  • Nov 20

    BofA Underwater Mortgage Cases Hit Supreme Court

    BofA Underwater Mortgage Cases Hit Supreme Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear two cases brought by Bank of America regarding whether a second mortgage on an underwater property can be voided during Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Both cases involve Florida homeowners who sued to void second…
  • Nov 3

    Freddie Mac’s Index Shows Housing Market Improvement

    Freddie Mac’s Index Shows Housing Market Improvement
    According to Freddie Mac, things are looking up for the South Florida housing market. The August Multi-Indicator Market Index (MIMI) ratings, released last Friday, awarded the Miami Metro Area a score of 69.2. While Miami is still 11 points…
  • Oct 17

    Connect at the 2014 MBA Annual Convention & Expo

    Connect at the 2014 MBA Annual Convention & Expo
    The 2014 MBA Annual Convention & Expo will be held in Las Vegas, NV from October 19-22. My colleague Robert M. Siegel and I will be attending the conference. As many of you know, we lead the mortgage industry team here at Bilzin Sumberg.…
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Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business, immigration and real estate law. By Stok Folk + Kon, P.A.

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3073

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

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

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Facing a 30-day plus delay for a V.A. medical appointment? You can now apply to see a private provider

    Facing a 30-day plus delay for a V.A. medical appointment? You can now apply to see a private provider
    On November 17, 2014 the Veterans Administration began mailing "Veterans Choice" cards to veterans facing extended wait times for treatment at a V.A. facility. Veterans who qualify for the program will be permitted to seek treatment…
  • Nov 14

    Walk to End Alzheimer'

    Walk to End Alzheimer'
    "Karp's Kommandos" - our attorneys, staff and our families - turned out for the Walk to End Alzheimer's on October 18 in West Palm Beach and October 25 in Jensen Beach. The Alzheimer's Association-sponsored event raises funds for…
  • Nov 12

    New book on the downside of "medicalizing" the aging proce

    New book on the downside of "medicalizing" the aging proce
    Dr. Atul Gawande, the surgeon and author, has just published his newest book, "Being Mortal." The sensitive subject matter has sparked serious debate among physicians, the clergy and the public. Gawande argues that our society has…
Rank this Week: 729

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Flower Company Sniffs Out Unfair Florida Tax

    Flower Company Sniffs Out Unfair Florida Tax
    Anytime I need a gift for just about any reason, 1-800 Flowers or Flowers.com, is where I turn to first. The online retailers make it incredibly easy for someone who needs as much help as I normally do to send gifts to others. I can just go…
  • Nov 14

    Florida Car Dealers Next on DOR Hit List

    Florida Car Dealers Next on DOR Hit List
    Anytime the a state agency, such as the Florida Department of Revenue ("FL DOR") gets their hands on third party reporting, you can rest assured they will be coming after that industry in full force. In 2011, the FL DOR passed a law that…
  • Nov 4

    Portable Toilets - What's the True Object of the Transaction?

    Portable Toilets - What's the True Object of the Transaction?
    It never ceases to amaze me, the wide variety of companies that state agencies attempt to extort money from. Most states impose a sales tax on the sale or rental of tangible personal property. But what happens when the sale is part tangible…
Rank this Week: 3285

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Inside Florida’s Department of Children and Families (DCF)

    Inside Florida’s Department of Children and Families (DCF)
    The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is an agency in Florida with multi functions. Under Florida Statute the Department of Children and Family provides that its local offices, like the West Palm Beach DCF Office, shall provide…
  • Nov 18

    Allegations of Domestic Battery

    Allegations of Domestic Battery
    According to the Palm Beach Post, Attorney William Abramson, 47, faces domestic battery charges, in Palm Beach County, FL.  Mr. Abramson allegedly struck and pushed his girlfriend against her will, while calling her a “two bit…
  • Nov 11

    The State Of Florida and Local Municipalities Are Contracting Away Floridian’s Constitutional Rights!

    The State Of Florida and Local Municipalities Are Contracting Away Floridian’s Constitutional Rights!
    The State of Florida along with local Municipalities are contracting away many of Floridian’s valuable rights with big business. Local municipalities are giving away our rights to big business for the mighty dollar that is promised…
Rank this Week: 1047

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: 4724

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1703

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 526

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury claims. By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Florida Guardrail Safety Questioned Amid Litigation

    Florida Guardrail Safety Questioned Amid Litigation
    In the wake of a $175 million verdict against highway guardrail producer Trinity Industries Inc., some 30 states banned new installation of the devices by that manufacturer. Florida was not among them. According to the federal False Claims…
  • Nov 8

    Disabled Students Choke to Death at School Lunch Period

    Disabled Students Choke to Death at School Lunch Period
    Parents of students with severe autism or other disabling conditions work with doctors and school administrators to develop meticulous care plans to help ensure their health and safety while at school. Too often, however, teachers or aides…
  • Nov 5

    Wrong-Way Crashes Take Deadly Toll in Central Florida

    Wrong-Way Crashes Take Deadly Toll in Central Florida
    After he failed to appear in court on numerous charges, police attempted to serve a felony warrant on a Daytona Beach man recently. But rather than accept the consequences when officers tried to pull him over in Holly Hill, the man reportedly…
Rank this Week: 1291

Florida Personal Injury Attorney…

Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida personal injury topics such as auto, truck, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents, as well as insurance. By the Law Offices of Lazarus and Lazarus.

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    What is Negligent Security and How Does it Affect You?

    What is Negligent Security and How Does it Affect You?
    We all want to feel safe in our homes, at work, and when we’re out and about. Stopping at the grocery store to use the ATM, we assume there is adequate security to assure our safety. That may not always be true, however. What level of…
  • Nov 18

    Critical Court Decision says Cruise Lines Open to Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Critical Court Decision says Cruise Lines Open to Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
    A wise man once said “Assumptions are dangerous things to make.” We assume a lot. When we take a trip aboard a multi-million dollar cruise ship for example, we assume we are safe from accidents and that we would receive…
  • Nov 12

    Facts About Medical Malpractice

    Facts About Medical Malpractice
    The headlines are sometimes stunning; multi-million-dollar awards to victims of medical malpractice. One might question just how prevalent malpractice is, and the answer is very. The fact is that medical malpractice is the 3rd leading cause…
Rank this Week: 1886

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/
  • Nov 20

    Should the Bahamas Be Permitted to Register Cruise Ships?

    Should the Bahamas Be Permitted to Register Cruise Ships?
    Three Shot In Just 12 Hours reads the headlines in the Tribune newspapers today. Other articles in the local newspapers in Nassau include Tourist: I was Victim of Sex Attack by Jet Ski Operators. The U.S. Embassy in Nassau has issued a…
  • Nov 18

    Andy Stuart - No Wonder He's Smiling

    Andy Stuart - No Wonder He's Smiling
    The Securities & Exchange Commission reports that Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) Executive Vice President Andrew Stuart sold 67,701 shares of NCL stock in a transaction last week at an average price of $40.35, for a total value of…
  • Nov 16

    Norovirus Breaks Out on Crown Princess Cruise Ship Again

    Norovirus Breaks Out on Crown Princess Cruise Ship Again
    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 158 of 3,009 passengers (5.25%) and 14 of 1,160 crew members (1.21%) aboard the Crown Princess cruise ship have been sickened with norovirus. The CDC website says that…
Rank this Week: 133

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/
  • Nov 20

    When Is a Settlement Reached in Florida?

    When Is a Settlement Reached in Florida?
    Even when an insurer agrees to pay an accident victim, the insurer sometimes places unreasonable terms and conditions on that settlement. In a recent case, the Fourth District considered whether the parties had reached a binding…
  • Nov 10

    Examination Under Oath in Florida Insurance Policie

    Examination Under Oath in Florida Insurance Policie
    This blog has previously discussed State Farm Mutual Ins. Co. v. Curran, in which the Florida Supreme Court found that submitting to a compulsory medical examination (“CME”) was not a condition precedent to coverage. In a recent…
  • Nov 6

    Procedure for a PIP Setoff in a Florida Personal Injury Case

    Procedure for a PIP Setoff in a Florida Personal Injury Case
    The Second District recently addressed the issue of proper procedure for determining a setoff for Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) benefits. In Moody v. Dorsett, the plaintiff was injured in an automobile accident. He received…
Rank this Week: 4928

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/
  • Nov 20

    Workers’ Comp Attorney Fee Caps at Issue Before Florida Supreme Court

    Workers’ Comp Attorney Fee Caps at Issue Before Florida Supreme Court
    The Florida Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this month in a case that asks whether fee caps for those who represent employees in workers’ compensation laws are legal. The case before the court is Castellanos v. Next Door Company,…
  • Nov 20

    Report: Woman Hit By Tow Truck Gives Birth While in Critical Condition

    Report: Woman Hit By Tow Truck Gives Birth While in Critical Condition
    The young Tampa mother-to-be wanted a little girl more than anything, and family members say she was doing everything right. She was eating healthy, abstaining from alcohol and keeping all her regular prenatal visits. In fact, she was on her…
  • Nov 18

    Court: Spouse of Child Abuser Had No Duty to Warn Neighbor

    Court: Spouse of Child Abuser Had No Duty to Warn Neighbor
    At both the national and state levels, databases of sexually-motivated criminals (particularly those who target children) are amassed and publicly distributed with the hope of reducing the chances of a predator striking again. But what duty…
Rank this Week: 4703

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Don’t Wait! Start Your Own Florida Business Now!

    Don’t Wait! Start Your Own Florida Business Now!
    One of the most common New Years’ resolutions people make is to find a better job or start their own business. At the same time, most people break their New Years’ resolutions, which is why it may be a good idea to start your…
  • Nov 18

    Flipping Houses in Florida: For Individuals and Businesse

    Flipping Houses in Florida: For Individuals and Businesse
    House-flipping in Florida and throughout the United States has become increasingly popular. There are even entire television channels devoted to shows about people purchasing properties, fixing them up, and then selling them for a profit. If…
  • Nov 13

    Immigration Business Plan: A Key Component of Investor’s Visa

    Immigration Business Plan: A Key Component of Investor’s Visa
    An immigration business plan is one of the most important aspects of an investor’s visa. It outlines the plan and strategy for the company in a way that is easy for the consulate officer to understand. If your immigration business plan…
Rank this Week: 2115

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/
  • Nov 20

    Mattox v. Life Care Centers of America - Nursing Home Fall Lawsuit

    Mattox v. Life Care Centers of America - Nursing Home Fall Lawsuit
    Older adults are not only more prone to suffer falls, they are more likely to incur serious and lasting physical harm as a result of a fall. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a typical nursing home with 100…
  • Nov 10

    Defective Air Bag Recall On Track to Be Largest Ever

    Defective Air Bag Recall On Track to Be Largest Ever
    As an Orange County woman lay dying in the intensive care unit of an Orlando hospital last month following a horrible car accident, detectives were perplexed by the stab wounds on her neck. Multiple wounds that were later cited as…
  • Nov 8

    Green v. Johnson - Multiple Insurance Agencies in Motorcycle Death Claim

    Green v. Johnson - Multiple Insurance Agencies in Motorcycle Death Claim
    Unless a crash involves a single vehicle and a single driver, it's very likely those involved are going to be dealing with multiple insurance companies, to varying degrees. None are going to be especially eager to offer a fair settlement.…
Rank this Week: 4699

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/
  • Nov 19

    Travis Wetzel Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

    Travis Wetzel Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud
    According to the States Attorney for the District of Maryland, a former LPL broker, Travis Wetzel, pled guilty to wire fraud and money laundering in a scheme that defrauded an elderly client. According to the plea agreement, between July…
  • Nov 12

    Massachusetts Regulator Investigates Realty Capital Securities’ REIT Sale

    Massachusetts Regulator Investigates Realty Capital Securities’ REIT Sale
    According to InvestmentNews, Massachusetts secretary, William Galvin, is investigating how Realty Capital Securities sold nontraded REITs. Mr. Galvin’s office includes the Massachusetts securities division and is specifically looking at…
  • Nov 11

    Investigation involving City Capital Corporation

    Investigation involving City Capital Corporation
    Have you suffered investment losses in City Capital Corporation? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help by filing a claim against the broker dealer that sold you the investment. The SEC recently filed a complaint against the CEO of…
Rank this Week: 250

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident…

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
Rank this Week: 680

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/
  • Nov 19

    Tran Family Files Lawsuit Against Honda

    Tran Family Files Lawsuit Against Honda
    The family of Hein Tran, the driver injured when her airbag deployed in a crash in late September, has filed a lawsuit against auto manufacturer Honda in connection with her death in early October. The lawsuit is the first of its kind in that…
  • Nov 19

    Careless Driving on Tampa’s Selmon Expressway Causes Lane Closure

    Careless Driving on Tampa’s Selmon Expressway Causes Lane Closure
    Morning commuters heading east along Tampa’s Selmon Expressway were delayed on November 15th by an automobile accident that occurred around 8:00 a.m. A driver in a Chevy pickup truck was pulling a loaded trailer of wood and other debris…
  • Nov 14

    Brevard County Man Sentenced Today for Road Rage Killing

    Brevard County Man Sentenced Today for Road Rage Killing
    William Sherwood, the Brevard County man convicted on Wednesday Nov. 12th of a road rage killing in 2013, will be sentenced soon for his actions. According to Brevard County court documents, Sherwood rear-ended an SUV driven by John Pratt…
Rank this Week: 1648