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Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    6 in 10 Teen Car Accidents Caused by Distracted Driving

    6 in 10 Teen Car Accidents Caused by Distracted Driving
    The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety conducted a study that has some pretty disturbing results. The study actually determined that more than half of all teen car crashes involve some type of driver distraction. The results show that…
  • Mar 27

    Woman Arrested After Leaving 2 Kids in Hot Car

    Woman Arrested After Leaving 2 Kids in Hot Car
    A woman accused of leaving two children unattended inside a hot car in October was arrested Tuesday, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. The arrest report states that the woman was shopping at a strip mall in the 6500…
  • Mar 25

    Graco Slapped with $10 Million Lawsuit for Delay in Recalls of Defective Child Seat

    Graco Slapped with $10 Million Lawsuit for Delay in Recalls of Defective Child Seat
    Graco Children’s Products has agreed to pay $10 million to settle claims that it failed to recall about four million child car seats with a defective buckle that could make it difficult to free a child in an emergency, according to…
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Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Apr 1

    New Port Richey Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash

    New Port Richey Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash
    A New Port Richey man died Friday night in a single-vehicle collision in Pasco County. The crash occurred shortly after 8 p.m. on Rowan Road, just north of Notre Dame Street, in New Port Richey. The Florida Highway Patrol believes the…
  • Mar 20

    Aggressive Driving & Speeding a Problem in Pasco County

    Aggressive Driving & Speeding a Problem in Pasco County
    Aggressive driving behaviors are a problem in Pasco County, as well as across the country. Road rage is not the only form of aggressive driving. In fact, there are a variety of unsafe practices behind the wheel that can be categorized as…
  • Mar 11

    Palm Harbor Biker Killed in Crash on U.S. 19 in Holiday

    Palm Harbor Biker Killed in Crash on U.S. 19 in Holiday
    A Palm Harbor man was killed Friday night after he crashed his motorcycle into the back of a car on U.S. 19, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The 56-year-old man was traveling south on a 1976 Harley Davidson around 9:15 p.m. when he…
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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/
  • Apr 1

    Passenger Dies in Queen Elizabeth Tender Mishap

    Passenger Dies in Queen Elizabeth Tender Mishap
    The Telegraph newspaper in the U.K. and Travel Pulse report that a cruise passenger on Cunard Line's Queen Elizabeth died while attempting to board the cruise ship from a tender. The accident occurred while the cruise ship was in the…
  • Apr 1

    Gross! Watch Undercover Cruise Ship Inspection

    Gross! Watch Undercover Cruise Ship Inspection
    The NBC Today Show aired a special this morning on cruise ship germs titled Cruise ships may carry unwelcome passengers: Germs. An undercover team went on an unidentified cruise ship (looks like a Royal Caribbean ship) to the Caribbean to…
  • Apr 1

    Breaking News: Carnival Incorporates in the U.S. & Subjects Itself to U.S. Tax, Labor, Wage, Safety & Environmental Regulation

    Breaking News: Carnival Incorporates in the U.S. & Subjects Itself to U.S. Tax, Labor, Wage, Safety & Environmental Regulation
    In an exclusive story, Cruise Law News has learned that cruise industry giant Carnival Corporation plans to incorporate its business in the United States (in Florida). Carnival intends to announce this historic development tomorrow, April…
Rank this Week: 117

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
Rank this Week: 2558

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/
  • Apr 1

    FINRA Fines Oppenheimer $2.5 million

    FINRA Fines Oppenheimer $2.5 million
    The Financial Industry Regulatory  Authority (FINRA) recently imposed a hefty fine on the broker dealer, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc, for failure to adequately supervise their employee Mark Hotton. The firm was fine $2.5 million and…
  • Mar 31

    Macquarie Capital fined over Puda Coal due diligence.

    Macquarie Capital fined over Puda Coal due diligence.
    Have you suffered losses investing in Puda Coal?  If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover those losses in a FINRA arbitration claim against the broker-dealer that recommended the investment…
  • Mar 30

    Three Brokerage Firms fined over supervisory failures.

    Three Brokerage Firms fined over supervisory failures.
    According to reports, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. (Finra) recently issued six-figure fines to three brokerages for lapses in supervising reports to clients that summarize all their assets, including those not handled at…
Rank this Week: 425

Full Cup of Justice

Full Cup of Justice

Covers injury law. By Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.floridaaccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    NFL Concussion Lawsuits Lead the Way for Other Professional Athlete

    NFL Concussion Lawsuits Lead the Way for Other Professional Athlete
    The NFL concussion lawsuit has been garnering a significant amount of attention in the media, and it is no surprise that other professional athletes have rallied together to hold other leagues accountable for their injuries. For background,…
  • Mar 25

    Florida District Court Affirms and Reverses Lower Court Decision in Personal Injury Case

    Florida District Court Affirms and Reverses Lower Court Decision in Personal Injury Case
    In a case recently decided by a Florida court, a woman was severely injured when a truck owned by the defendant and driven by another defendant rear-ended her car. The woman claimed that she suffered serious cervical and lumbar spine injuries…
  • Mar 18

    Florida Court Reverses Dismissal of Plaintiff’s Slip-and-Fall Case

    Florida Court Reverses Dismissal of Plaintiff’s Slip-and-Fall Case
    Back in March of 2005, a woman was with her two children at the mall when her young daughter got sick. She sent her son to accompany her daughter to the bathroom. On their way, they walked down the hall of the mall, passing an…
Rank this Week: 3034

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/pct-law-group-legal-insights/
  • Apr 1

    3 Tips to Avoid Construction Litigation

    3 Tips to Avoid Construction Litigation
    Commercial construction disputes will occur, but there are three ways to prevent them from becoming fights that need to be resolved in court or arbitration, according to Christopher G. Hill, writing on the blog Construction Law in North…
  • Mar 20

    “I Got Rid of the Old Bastard” Discrimination Case Goes to Trial

    “I Got Rid of the Old Bastard” Discrimination Case Goes to Trial
    Employers should gather their managers for a special meeting to advise them never to say: “Go get a job as a Wal-Mart door greeter” — when terminating a senior employee. “I’m the one that got rid of the old…
  • Mar 20

    Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal FLSA Case Obtained by Malik Cutlar of PCT Law Group

    Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal FLSA Case Obtained by Malik Cutlar of PCT Law Group
    In the amoeba-like jurisprudence of wage and hour misclassification cases involving Information Technology (“IT”) professionals, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a ruling from the Eastern District of Virginia that…
Rank this Week: 1917

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.ocalainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    Pregnant Florida Mom Involved in DUI with Infants in Vehicle

    Pregnant Florida Mom Involved in DUI with Infants in Vehicle
    A Florida mother participated in some particularly egregious behavior that resulted in a disturbing accident earlier this month. According to a Florida news report, the 28-year-old pregnant mother of two was driving her vehicle drunk when she…
  • Mar 31

    Helicopter Crashes into Orlando Home Last Weekend, Killing the Pilot and Two Passenger

    Helicopter Crashes into Orlando Home Last Weekend, Killing the Pilot and Two Passenger
    Three people were killed last week when a Robinson R44 helicopter crashed into a guest house just north of downtown Orlando, starting a fire and partially destroying the guest house. What Causes a Helicopter Crash? Local authorities and the…
  • Mar 30

    Florida Vacationer Killed in Pedestrian Accident, Two Others Injured

    Florida Vacationer Killed in Pedestrian Accident, Two Others Injured
    Earlier this month, a recently retired man from Maine was killed when a car jumped the sidewalk and struck him as he was walking near the Harbor Island Bridge in Tampa. According to one local news source from the man’s home state of…
Rank this Week: 3124

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.federalwhistleblowerlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    Court Clarifies Burden for Alleging Corporate Knowledge of Protected Whistleblower Activity

    Court Clarifies Burden for Alleging Corporate Knowledge of Protected Whistleblower Activity
    Although it tried, pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. could not get rid of a lawsuit brought under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) by a former employee. In Westawski v. Merck & Co., Judge Wendy Beetlestone held that the former…
  • Mar 24

    ARB Makes Favorable Decision for Whistleblower

    ARB Makes Favorable Decision for Whistleblower
    Earlier this month, the Administrative Review Board (ARB) made a favorable decision for whistleblowers in Powers v. Union Pacific Railroad. Specifically, the decision establishes an employee-friendly standard making it easier for…
  • Mar 17

    OHSA issues Final Rule Regarding SOX Whistleblower Claim

    OHSA issues Final Rule Regarding SOX Whistleblower Claim
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) recently issued its Final Rule pertaining to whistleblower claims under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Dealing with procedures and timelines for handling whistleblower claims under SOX,…
Rank this Week: 3270

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/
  • Apr 1

    Skaperdas v. Country Cas. Ins. Co. - Auto Insurance Agents Owe Duty of Care

    Skaperdas v. Country Cas. Ins. Co. - Auto Insurance Agents Owe Duty of Care
    Florida courts have long held that insurance agents/brokers owe a duty of care to the insured. This means the agent has a duty to insureds to explain the coverage and to explain when unilateral changes are made. The law also requires…
  • Mar 31

    Trek Bicycle Corp. v. Miguelez - Bicycle Injury Verdict Reversed

    Trek Bicycle Corp. v. Miguelez - Bicycle Injury Verdict Reversed
    A bicycle injury verdict handed down by a Florida trial court has been reversed on appeal after it was determined failure to warn - the key argument in the product liability claim - was not the proximate cause of plaintiff's injuries. The…
  • Mar 30

    Fatal Florida Truck Accident Highlights Big Rig Danger

    Fatal Florida Truck Accident Highlights Big Rig Danger
    A horrific, fatal trucking accident in Palm Beach County was preceded by extremely foggy, dark conditions on U.S. 27. But that only compounded the bigger problem which was that, for reasons unknown, the trailer became unhooked from the truck…
Rank this Week: 1331

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sarasotainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    ANOTHER FATAL PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT IN SARASOTA

    ANOTHER FATAL PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT IN SARASOTA
    A tragic accident fatally injured a 50 year old man on Monday, March 30, 2015 on University Parkway near Lockwood Ridge Road in Sarasota, Florida. Robert Fabrizio of Sarasota was attempting to cross the eastbound lanes of University Parkway…
  • Mar 30

    FLORIDA IS THE WORST STATE FOR MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

    FLORIDA IS THE WORST STATE FOR MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS
    Due to the high number of uninsured drivers combined with the low minimum insurance requirements, Florida is officially the worst state in which to get into an accident. 23% of the drivers on Florida’s roads have no insurance. Maine had…
  • Mar 27

    MARCH IS BIKE MONTH IN FLORIDA

    MARCH IS BIKE MONTH IN FLORIDA
    Last year in Florida, 120 bicyclists were fatally injured in traffic accidents. March has been declared “Bike Month” in Florida so it seems fitting to blog about Florida’s extremely high rate of fatal bicycle accidents.…
Rank this Week: 2386

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers real estate law, commercial leasing and real estate development. By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3401

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Apr 1

    Florida CFO Stresses Insurance Fraud Prevention Effort

    Florida CFO Stresses Insurance Fraud Prevention Effort
    As Fraud Prevention Month came to a close, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced that the Florida Department of Financial Services remains focused on raising awareness of insurance fraud and its impact on the lives of…
  • Mar 31

    Uber and Lyft Oppose Florida Push for Increased Insurance Coverage

    Uber and Lyft Oppose Florida Push for Increased Insurance Coverage
    Florida Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, is pushing for stronger insurance requirements for transportation network companies that connect drivers with passengers through smartphone apps. According to a recent article in the…
  • Mar 30

    Four Arrested in Medicaid Fraud Scam Targeting Orlando Homele

    Four Arrested in Medicaid Fraud Scam Targeting Orlando Homele
    The Florida Attorney General’s Office announced on March 20, 2015 that four people have been arrested for Medicaid fraud. Homeless people were allegedly recruited to pose as patients in the Orlando fraud scheme, frequently in exchange…
Rank this Week: 605

Florida Auto Accident Blog

Florida Auto Accident Blog

Contains legal information pertaining to auto accidents and injuries in Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.floridaautolawyers.com/blog/
  • Apr 1

    Orange County Drunk Driver Crushes Woman

    Orange County Drunk Driver Crushes Woman
    Each year roughly 10,000 people are killed in alcohol-related accidents. That accounts for 31 percent of the deaths from motor vehicles each year. That does not account for the huge number of people who are injured each year in drunk driving…
  • Apr 1

    Speeding Corvette Kills Bicyclist on Diplomat Parkway

    Speeding Corvette Kills Bicyclist on Diplomat Parkway
    A bicyclist has as much right to the road as a vehicle. Both are supposed to obey the rules of the road and follow the law. While accidents can happen, it’s hard to see how a Cape Coral, Florida man has any excuses when he killed a…
  • Apr 1

    Florida Car Flies Over Barrier, Kills Vacationing Couple

    Florida Car Flies Over Barrier, Kills Vacationing Couple
    Sometimes accidents are so bizarre that they defy explanations. They are just random. For a Missouri couple, that is what happened during a March 12 accident. Phil and Judith Rutkowski were an ordinary couple. They were semi-retired and lived…
Rank this Week: 3114

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

Covers medical device and pharmaceutical mass tort issues. By Searcy Denney.

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Apr 1

    Olympus Medical Scopes Linked to Superbug Outbreak

    Olympus Medical Scopes Linked to Superbug Outbreak
    When did Olympus first learn about the design problems inherent in the specialized medical scopes it peddles? Did they have plans to redesign these scopes to make them safer for patients? These are the questions at the top of U.S. …
  • Mar 30

    Levaquin Blamed for Neuropathy, Tendinopathy, Other Serious Side Effect

    Levaquin Blamed for Neuropathy, Tendinopathy, Other Serious Side Effect
    A reported 100,000 Americans, including a 54-year-old Illinois man and 36-year-old North Carolina woman, have reported severe side effects from Levaquin, an antibiotic that packs enough pill power to kill anthrax. Levaquin, a drug classified…
  • Mar 24

    Xarelto Cases Present Several Common Issue

    Xarelto Cases Present Several Common Issue
    In July 2011, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved Xarelto, an oral anticoagulant prescribed for prevention of deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation. Based on sales of more than…
Rank this Week: 1857

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 1

    West Palm Beach Police to Start Wearing Body Cameras Today

    West Palm Beach Police to Start Wearing Body Cameras Today
    In the wake of national scandals concerning questionable use of force by law enforcement officers, West Palm Beach police will today begin wearing body cameras. As our West Palm Beach and Delray Beach criminal defense lawyers know, the hope…
  • Mar 30

    Looking Back: S. Fla. Man Charged with 142 Felonies After Police See His Instagram Page

    Looking Back: S. Fla. Man Charged with 142 Felonies After Police See His Instagram Page
    Our Delray Beach and West Palm Beach criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert have written extensively on the risk you take when uploading incriminating photos to social media. If Dupree Johnson hadn't previously…
  • Mar 27

    Therapy Instead of Criminal Charges for Teens Who Uploaded Nude Pics of Minor

    Therapy Instead of Criminal Charges for Teens Who Uploaded Nude Pics of Minor
    Our Pembroke Pines and Hollywood juvenile defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert know that the prosecution's decision to drop criminal charges against the Pembroke Pines teens who uploaded nude pictures of other minors…
Rank this Week: 1555

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Apr 1

    Why Would You Need a Revocable Living Trust in Florida?

    Why Would You Need a Revocable Living Trust in Florida?
    A will cannot always handle the wide range of issues that arise when planning your estate. A revocable living trust, commonly called a living trust (or “inter vivos trust”), is created during your lifetime and allows you to…
  • Mar 17

    Tips to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Estate Planning

    Tips to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Estate Planning
    You take the time to create an estate plan with the hopes that upon passing, your assets are distributed as you had indicated in your estate plan. Unfortunately, not all estate plans are created equal and consequently, a poorly created…
  • Mar 3

    What Happens to Your Facebook Profile After You Die?

    What Happens to Your Facebook Profile After You Die?
    We live in a social media age where almost anything we do can be posted online for others to view. We share personal information ranging from vacation photos to our thoughts and opinions on this year’s Oscar winners. Facebook pages…
Rank this Week: 4261

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/
  • Apr 1

    Orlando Zip Line Accident

    Orlando Zip Line Accident
    Though there have been 16 accidents at Orlando’s Zoom Air since it opened in July 2012, Florida’s Bureau of Fair Rides Inspection recently said the zip line courses were safe. Despite recent deaths at Orlando amusement parks, the…
  • Apr 1

    Mother, Son, Killed in Orlando Off-Roading Accident

    Mother, Son, Killed in Orlando Off-Roading Accident
    An Orlando family was involved in a crash earlier this month after their Jeep was submerged in muddy water. The young family was off-roading when their Jeep was submerged in the woods near the intersection of State Road 536 and International…
  • Apr 1

    Interstate 4 Ultimate Project

    Interstate 4 Ultimate Project
    Those who take Interstate 4 on a daily basis know that the commute can be horrendous. Unfortunately, it’s about to get even worse, as work to overhaul the interstate from Longwood through downtown Orlando and into the Universal area…
Rank this Week: 3129

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 1

    Orlando Zip Line Accident

    Orlando Zip Line Accident
    Though there have been 16 accidents at Orlando’s Zoom Air since it opened in July 2012, Florida’s Bureau of Fair Rides Inspection recently said the zip line courses were safe. Despite recent deaths at Orlando amusement parks, the…
  • Apr 1

    Mother, Son, Killed in Orlando Off-Roading Accident

    Mother, Son, Killed in Orlando Off-Roading Accident
    An Orlando family was involved in a crash earlier this month after their Jeep was submerged in muddy water. The young family was off-roading when their Jeep was submerged in the woods near the intersection of State Road 536 and International…
  • Apr 1

    Interstate 4 Ultimate Project

    Interstate 4 Ultimate Project
    Those who take Interstate 4 on a daily basis know that the commute can be horrendous. Unfortunately, it’s about to get even worse, as work to overhaul the interstate from Longwood through downtown Orlando and into the Universal area…
Rank this Week: 3215

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Apr 1

    Flood Insurance Rates Increase Today

    Flood Insurance Rates Increase Today
    It’s not an April Fools’ joke; flood insurance premiums will begin to increase today. The increased premiums are happening now as part of the Flood Insurance Relief Bill that was signed last year in response to the increased flood…
  • Apr 1

    State of Emergency Declared As Tornadoes Hit Moore, Oklahoma Area Again: Oklahoma Coverage Serie

    State of Emergency Declared As Tornadoes Hit Moore, Oklahoma Area Again: Oklahoma Coverage Serie
    I recently blogged about predictions for a lighter storm season this year in the southern United States. It is a good thing I closed by saying “don’t get too excited about this prediction.” On the heels of that blog…
  • Mar 31

    Dealing With Marijuana Insurance Claim

    Dealing With Marijuana Insurance Claim
    Only in cool and wacky California would I be in a property insurance claims seminar titled, Dealing With Marijuana Insurance Claims. The presentation was by Robb Greenspan at the First Party Claims Conference West in sunny Marina del Rey last…
Rank this Week: 235

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    California Bedbug Lawsuits: Damages, Compensation, and Class Action

    California Bedbug Lawsuits: Damages, Compensation, and Class Action
    It sounds like a silly rhyme -- “Sleep tight. Don’t let the bedbugs bite.” -- but for an increasing number of people bedbugs have become an all-too-real nightmare. Even a brief encounter with bedbugs can leave a person in…
  • Mar 31

    Sonoma Food Poisoning Lawyer on Food Safety Law and Allegations of Arsenic in Wine

    Sonoma Food Poisoning Lawyer on Food Safety Law and Allegations of Arsenic in Wine
    Mention Sonoma to a typical American and the conversation inevitably turns to the region’s most famous product – wine. Sonoma is much more than just a place to grow and enjoy some of the world’s best wines; it is a…
  • Mar 30

    Medicaid Fraud: Health Care Fraud Targeting Another Government Program

    Medicaid Fraud: Health Care Fraud Targeting Another Government Program
    Sometimes it seems like the terms “health care fraud” and “Medicare fraud” are interchangeable. Medicare related fraud is a topic of great concern, but it is important to remember that Medicare is not the only…
Rank this Week: 1758

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/
  • Apr 1

    Magistrate Judge Brown to Preside Over Michael Pizzi Mayoral Lawsuit!

    Magistrate Judge Brown to Preside Over Michael Pizzi Mayoral Lawsuit!
    In a surprise ruling, the Florida Supreme Court today appointed retired federal Magistrate Judge Brown to preside over the contentious dispute between former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi and his beloved town:"We're looking for a judge who…
  • Mar 31

    The Fix is In!

    The Fix is In!
    "Move along, this isn't the bigotry you're looking for." At least that's what Glenn Garvin wants us to think. Do you know Glenn? Imagine Bill O'Reilly, only shorter. And fatter. If he looked like the last guy asked to dance at the Montreal…
  • Mar 30

    Spencer Aronfeld is Worried About Cruise Safety!

    Spencer Aronfeld is Worried About Cruise Safety!
    I'm not sure what else you need me to type right here.
Rank this Week: 154

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Apr 1

    Can Attorneys have Conferences with Their Clients During Testimony?

    Can Attorneys have Conferences with Their Clients During Testimony?
    Since first practicing law, I have heard many attorneys and judges caution witnesses or parties about conferring with their attorney during a break in their testimony. In fact, I have had judges actually instruct me to not communicate with my…
  • Mar 31

    Medical Malpractice On Cruise Line

    Medical Malpractice On Cruise Line
    Last fall, the Eleventh Circuit finally overturned  100 years of legal precedent in Franza v. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.  The United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (the last stop before the US Supreme Court) refused to…
  • Mar 27

    Attorney’s Fees in PIP Lawsuit

    Attorney’s Fees in PIP Lawsuit
    Despite common misconception, PIP lawsuits are litigated as breach of contract claims, not tort actions like bodily injury claims.  Many people think because there was a motor vehicle accident with injuries, the attorneys handling PIP…
Rank this Week: 2165

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    Tampa man caught in bed with young boy

    Tampa man caught in bed with young boy
    This one will be hard to explain... a Tampa man has been arrested on multiple charges after being found in bed with a 10-year-old boy by the boy's mother! The importance of being Ernest...just not with a child. 25-year-old Ernest Johnson of…
  • Mar 25

    Lawyers in the "Bubba" DUI setup case get their day in court

    Lawyers in the "Bubba" DUI setup case get their day in court
    While it happened almost two years ago, the Bubba the Love Sponge vs. MK defamation trial is still talked about today. Besides the nature of the case itself, the big sideshow was the setting up of MJ's attorney by Bubba's lawyers. The set…
  • Mar 19

    St. Patricks day means plenty of cheer and DUI

    St. Patricks day means plenty of cheer and DUI
    Happy belated St. Patrick's Day! Of course, with the festivities comes the alcohol which also means the arrests. One newspaper did some research and found that in this one night, police made 50 Dui arrests! In Denver, police reported almost…
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Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1361

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2472

Florida Construction Law Update

Florida Construction Law Update

Covers Florida construction law legislation, case law, trends and issues. By Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionupdate.com/
  • Apr 1

    Recent Revisions to Dewatering and Stormwater Generic Permit

    Recent Revisions to Dewatering and Stormwater Generic Permit
    The flow of construction stormwater legislation and rulemaking from Washington D.C. and Tallahassee has been steady in recent years.  With another construction boom underway in many parts of the state, stakeholders must remain vigilant…
  • Mar 16

    Recent Case Law to Help Navigate Dual Employment in a Construction Setting

    Recent Case Law to Help Navigate Dual Employment in a Construction Setting
    Recently, the First DCA addressed the issue of dual employment as it relates to a contractor and subcontractor. See Roof Painting by Hartzell, Inc./Summit Holdings Claim Center v. Andres Hernandez, Colors Construction, Inc., and Guarantee…
  • Feb 19

    CSK’s Legislative Update – House Bill 501

    CSK’s Legislative Update – House Bill 501
    In addition to HB 87 / SB 418, CSK also continues to monitor the progress of House Bill (“HB”) 501, entitled “Limitation of Actions,”  as it makes its run through the 2015 session of the Florida legislature. …
Rank this Week: 2115

Gallagher & Associates Law…

Gallagher & Associates Law Firm

Covers Florida foreclosure law.

http://gallagherlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4357

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/
  • Apr 1

    "She shrieked with joy."

    "She shrieked with joy."
    That was Federal Public Defender Michael Caruso after learning that his clemency petition for 48-year old Valarie Bozeman was successful.  Paula McMahon covers this great story:Broward woman who is serving life in federal prison for a…
  • Mar 31

    Judge Mark Fuller Strikes Back...

    Judge Mark Fuller Strikes Back...
    ...and claims that his drunk wife was faking it on the 911 call.  The "Brad Blog" has all of the details:The Birmingham attorney for U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller says that, despite 911 audio which seems to suggest otherwise,…
  • Mar 30

    Another area where our criminal justice system is failing

    Another area where our criminal justice system is failing
    This time it's prisons.  The N.Y. Times Magazine took a close look at our prison system and it isn't pretty. The first article is about our SuperMax.  It's really really bad:Inmates at the ADX spend approximately 23 hours of each…
Rank this Week: 126

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    NEW COURT SCHEDULE

    NEW COURT SCHEDULE
    In an order dated today and to be released later today, a consortium of Dade Judges are announcing a pilot project to stagger court starting times to alleviate courthouse crowding, parking issues, witness issues, juror issues, and even…
  • Mar 31

    FROM JAILER TO JAIL

    FROM JAILER TO JAIL
    The story of former NYC police commissioner Bernie Kerik reads like a Shakespeare tragedy. An ultimate insider, vetted and nominated for a cabinet post in the Bush administration, Kerik ended up in a  federal prison for three…
  • Mar 29

    THE DEFENSE CALLS….

    THE DEFENSE CALLS….
    The NY Times Magazine had a very informative article on the Colorado SuperMax prison and what solitary confinement does to an individual (it makes them go crazy). We strongly suggest you read it. The NY Times here also ponders the…
Rank this Week: 129

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/
  • Mar 31

    The Sixth Amendment’s Right to Confront Witnesse

    The Sixth Amendment’s Right to Confront Witnesse
    Sir Walter Raleigh of the late 1500’s is known for a number of things.  He was a great explorer[1] of the New World, both North and South America. He is either credited or cursed for promoting tobacco in England.  He is cited…
  • Feb 22

    Compact for America Solution to Article V Convention Issues According to the Founders, Part III

    Compact for America Solution to Article V Convention Issues According to the Founders, Part III
    The preceding Part I and Part II, containing Exhibits A through G overwhelmingly establish the laser-focus of the Compact for America approach on advancing and ratifying a specific amendment is four-square what the Founders expected from…
  • Feb 16

    Compact for America Solution to Article V Convention Issues According to the Founders, Part II

    Compact for America Solution to Article V Convention Issues According to the Founders, Part II
    This the second in a series of articles that examine the Founders’ opinions on how the Article V Convention process should have clear focus. The US Constitution’s Article V provides two methods for proposing constitutional…
Rank this Week: 3546

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 31

    What's the True Object of the Transaction? Portable Toilets Case Finds Its Way to LA Supreme Court

    What's the True Object of the Transaction? Portable Toilets Case Finds Its Way to LA Supreme Court
    It never ceases to amaze me, the wide variety of companies that state agencies attempt to extort money from. I mean, how could a portable toilet company possibly have a sales tax problem? Most states impose a sales tax on the sale or rental…
  • Mar 4

    SCOTUS PARTIALLY RULES ON CSX CASE - REMANDS CASE FOR 3rd TIME

    SCOTUS PARTIALLY RULES ON CSX CASE - REMANDS CASE FOR 3rd TIME
    The Supreme Court of the United States ("SCOTUS") has had its hands full with tax cases this year. Although largely unpopular and unexciting for the general public, SCOTUS find tax cases even less appealing. In fact, since 1992 in Quill,…
  • Mar 3

    Taxpayer Wins In United States Supreme Court in DMA Case

    Taxpayer Wins In United States Supreme Court in DMA Case
    Direct Marketing Association has continued its fight for consumer privacy with Colorado. In September, 2014, I wrote about how DMA has taken its challenge up to the Supreme Court of the United States. DMA filed its opening DMA Brief.pdfin…
Rank this Week: 3504

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/
  • Mar 31

    One Year After Florida’s Texting Ban: Does the Law Go Far Enough?

    One Year After Florida’s Texting Ban: Does the Law Go Far Enough?
    Over a year ago, Florida passed a law that banned texting and driving in the state. While the legislation was meant to stop distracted driving in Miami and other cities, has the law had the intended effect? Critics claim that the law is not…
  • Mar 27

    Preventing Wrong-Way Collisions in Florida

    Preventing Wrong-Way Collisions in Florida
    Wrong-way car accidents in Homestead and other Florida communities result in serious injuries and fatalities each year, and are highly preventable collisions. Florida ranks third in the nation when it comes to wrong-way accident deaths. These…
  • Mar 24

    Police Focus on Car Accidents Involving Uninsured Motorists in Hialeah

    Police Focus on Car Accidents Involving Uninsured Motorists in Hialeah
    Drivers without insurance have been a problem in Florida for some time, and Hialeah police announced recently that they would be cracking down on motorists who do not obey insurance coverage laws. Experts say that the average Florida driver…
Rank this Week: 832

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

Focuses on including international arbitration, real estate investment and land development, financing, foreign investment and tax, Miami’s new zoning code (Miami 21), public-private partnerships, hospitality, and construction in Miami, Florida. By Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • Mar 31

    Miami’s Green Spaces Are Prime Assets for Public-Private Partnership

    Miami’s Green Spaces Are Prime Assets for Public-Private Partnership
    On March 29, 2015, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, of which Bilzin Sumberg is a member, hosted an event that discussed infrastructure plans that would increase Miami’s…
  • Mar 23

    Why Miami Offers Attractive Opportunities to Chinese Investor

    Why Miami Offers Attractive Opportunities to Chinese Investor
    More so than ever, wealthy Chinese investors are actively seeking returns abroad when it comes to real estate investments. China’s 2014 GDP growth of 7.4% was the slowest since 1990 and China’s growth outlook is gloomy due to…
  • Mar 12

    Advisory Committee’s Recommendations: Positive Sign for South Florida Companie

    Advisory Committee’s Recommendations: Positive Sign for South Florida Companie
    We previously discussed the SEC’s decision to allow businesses to solicit accredited investors and what this could mean for the growth of companies in Florida. Now, the SEC is weighing whether the definition of ‘accredited…
Rank this Week: 2873

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

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

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Mar 31

    Lawyers, Websites and Finding the Right Attorney

    Lawyers, Websites and Finding the Right Attorney
    Our firm’s website has thousands of pages of content within it. Why? Because we believe that before you decide to hire a law firm and an attorney, you should be able to determine whether we are skilled in a particular area of the law.…
  • Mar 17

    Household Cleaners, Medicines Can Poison Children

    Household Cleaners, Medicines Can Poison Children
    Don’t Store Chemicals in Cabinets Poisoning causes 51 deaths every year in children ages 12 and younger and more than 47,000 trips to the emergency room, making it a leading home hazard that is entirely preventable. Still, a majority of…
  • Mar 16

    Home Nurseries Can Present Serious Dangers to Babie

    Home Nurseries Can Present Serious Dangers to Babie
    Don’t Let Your Little One Become A Statistic Every year, an estimated 2,200 children die as the result of a home accident. Another 3.5 million end up in emergency rooms for the same reason. Such startling statistics should make safety a…
Rank this Week: 3847

First Party Property Insurance…

First Party Property Insurance Blog

Covers first party property insurance claims. By Todd Legal.

http://firstpartyproperty.com/blog/
  • Mar 31

    Listen Up First Party Property Insurance Blog Community

    Listen Up First Party Property Insurance Blog Community
    I hope you have been enjoying some of the recent posts about insurance claims litigation innovation. In response to these articles, I know that a lot of you have reached out to me, so this article is for you – the First Party Property…
  • Mar 24

    Transparency, Technology’s Next Gift to the Legal Department

    Transparency, Technology’s Next Gift to the Legal Department
    Introduction Q: What’s the difference between a good lawyer and a bad lawyer? A: A bad lawyer makes your case drag on for years. A good lawyer makes it last even longer. Q: What’s the difference between a jellyfish and a lawyer?…
  • Mar 17

    Seven Reasons You Should Stop Emailing about Claims Litigation Today

    Seven Reasons You Should Stop Emailing about Claims Litigation Today
    Introduction Emailing is the modern day cigarette. Everyone knows they shouldn’t do it; however, everyone keeps doing it. Everyone hates the fact that they spend all day in their email inbox, but each morning they check email from…
Rank this Week: 3652

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Mar 31

    Non-Melanoma vs. Melanoma: The VA’s Use of Agent Orange in Viet Nam

    Non-Melanoma vs. Melanoma: The VA’s Use of Agent Orange in Viet Nam
    Over the years, there has been a great deal of documentation on how herbicides affect veterans – specifically Viet Nam veterans exposed to Agent Orange. Agent Orange was a chemical spray widely used during the Viet Nam War to clear and…
  • Mar 30

    The VA, Veterans, and the C&P Exam

    The VA, Veterans, and the C&P Exam
    The VA has a duty to assist the veteran in their quest to obtain disability benefits, but ultimately, it falls on the veteran to initially support his/her claim.  Compensation benefits claims require medical evidence to establish a…
  • Mar 29

    Are Veterans’ Children Under Chemical Warfare?

    Are Veterans’ Children Under Chemical Warfare?
    Many veterans have been exposed to a number of chemicals from Agent Orange, Industrial Solvents, Pesticides, Jet Fuel, and more. The question arises is not only how exposure to these agents impacts the health of the veterans their selves, but…
Rank this Week: 4698

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Mar 31

    Questions To Ask Before Buying a 55+ Condominium in Florida

    Questions To Ask Before Buying a 55+ Condominium in Florida
    Retiring in South Florida is the dream for many Americans, and for those who do retire here in the MiamiDade – Broward – Palm Beach counties area, that often means moving into a beautiful condominium with beach access or ocean…
  • Mar 24

    When Is a Florida Real Estate Agent or Broker Guilty of the Unauthorized Practice of Law?

    When Is a Florida Real Estate Agent or Broker Guilty of the Unauthorized Practice of Law?
    Buying or selling a home or condo here in South Florida involves lots of paperwork, much of it legal documents like contracts with the real estate agent or broker (listing agreements); as well as sales contracts; real estate deeds; title…
  • Mar 17

    Facing Foreclosure in Florida? Getting Deposition Testimony of the Bank Is Critical to You

    Facing Foreclosure in Florida? Getting Deposition Testimony of the Bank Is Critical to You
    Here in Florida, foreclosure proceedings are still being filed and there are lots of real estate owners that are going through the stress of defending against a bank foreclosure action. Sadly, many of these Florida home owners have walked…
Rank this Week: 408

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/
  • Mar 31

    Technology and the Trucking Industry

    Technology and the Trucking Industry
    The trucking industry uses more technology than ever before. Technology helps truckers avoid traffic collisions in Homestead and other cities and helps save money on fuel. There are many types of technology that truckers and truck carriers…
  • Mar 27

    Jackknife Truck Accidents in Hollywood and Florida

    Jackknife Truck Accidents in Hollywood and Florida
    Big rigs and tractor trailers have trailers attached to the cabs where drivers sit. The trailers can be removed or attached as needed. Jackknife accidents happen when the trailers swing outwards during a crash, causing the trailers to be at a…
  • Mar 24

    Flatbed Truck Accidents in Hollywood and Florida

    Flatbed Truck Accidents in Hollywood and Florida
    Flatbed trucks are commercial trucks with a weight of at least 10,000 pounds (not including cargo or passengers). In a tractor-trailer, the cargo is hitched to the cab and the cab can be completely separated from the trailer carrying the…
Rank this Week: 4129

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/
  • Mar 31

    March is Save Your Vision Month

    March is Save Your Vision Month
    This month is Save Your Vision Month. Whether you wear glasses or have perfect 20/20 vision, there are several things you can do this month to take care of your eyes: 1) Get an eye exam. Even if your eyes are healthy, keep in mind that some…
  • Mar 27

    What are You Doing this Sleep Awareness Month to stay Healthier and Safer?

    What are You Doing this Sleep Awareness Month to stay Healthier and Safer?
    March is Sleep Awareness Month. Promoted by the National Sleep Foundation, Sleep Awareness Month is meant to raise awareness about the importance of sleep for health and safety. Experts and researchers have long maintained that quality sleep…
  • Mar 24

    Could a Lack of Supportive Friends and Family Lead to Injury?

    Could a Lack of Supportive Friends and Family Lead to Injury?
    Research has shown us that many things can lead to injury. Distraction, alcohol, drugs, and other risky behaviors can lead to car accidents, slip and fall injuries, and other serious injuries in Miami or your community. But what about less…
Rank this Week: 2084

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: 2334

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: 1167

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: 3201

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 31

    Townsend v. Pierre – Liability of Property Owners For Obstructive Landscaping

    Townsend v. Pierre – Liability of Property Owners For Obstructive Landscaping
    In order to operate their motor vehicles safely, drivers need to be able to see what’s in front of them – and coming at them from the side. Part of this is the job of traffic engineers and city planners. However, it’s also…
  • Mar 25

    Midwestern Indem. Co. v. Brooks – Stacked UIM Coverage in Bicycle Accident

    Midwestern Indem. Co. v. Brooks – Stacked UIM Coverage in Bicycle Accident
    When it comes to auto insurance policies, too many Florida motorists purchase only the bare minimum required, so as to keep their monthly premiums low. A quarter of Florida drivers don’t have any insurance at all. The trouble with this…
  • Mar 20

    Recent Florida Bicycle Deaths Underscore Bigger Problem

    Recent Florida Bicycle Deaths Underscore Bigger Problem
    A number of recent bicycle deaths underscore the unfortunate truth here in Florida: That this is the most lethal place in the country for cyclists, and that South Florida in particular is especially dangerous. One recent case occurred in…
Rank this Week: 2445

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Covers real state law in Florida. By Jordan Pascale, P.L.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 31

    What Constitutes a Reasonable Amount of Time To Be Bound by a Florida Non-Compete Agreement?

    What Constitutes a Reasonable Amount of Time To Be Bound by a Florida Non-Compete Agreement?
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. In determining the reasonableness in time of a postterm restrictive covenant (a.k.a. a non compete agreement) not predicated upon the protection of trade secrets, a court must apply the following rebuttable…
  • Mar 17

    March 2015 Florida Real Estate Law Case Update

    March 2015 Florida Real Estate Law Case Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Residential Restrictive Covenant – Neighbor Veto Leamer v. White, 40 Fla. L. Weekly D283 (Fla. 1st DCA 2015) The Whites and the Leamers lived in adjoining luxury waterfront townhomes. The townhomes are…
  • Feb 28

    Investing in NNN Triple Net Leased Commercial Real Estate Propertie

    Investing in NNN Triple Net Leased Commercial Real Estate Propertie
    By:  Alejandro E. Jordan, JD Investing in NNN Triple Net Leased Commercial Real Estate Properties Not all real estate investors are created equal. A large number of them simply are looking to place their hard-earned money into a safe…
Rank this Week: 1944