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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/
  • Mar 6

    Crusoe v. Davis – Disputed Claims of Fact in Car Accident Lawsuit

    Crusoe v. Davis – Disputed Claims of Fact in Car Accident Lawsuit
    In many car accident lawsuits, there will be matters of fact about which both sides will disagree. Sometimes, this will be things like whether one vehicle was speeding, whether the other had the right of way, whether one driver was distracted…
  • Mar 3

    Hilyer v. Fortier – Default Judgment in Car Accident Lawsuit Set Aside

    Hilyer v. Fortier – Default Judgment in Car Accident Lawsuit Set Aside
    In most injury lawsuits, courts prefer to avoid “default judgments.” While it’s not uncommon for a case not to make it to the trial phase, due to a settlement or grant of summary judgment, a default judgment is a bit…
  • Feb 27

    Airbag Lawsuits Proceed in Florida as Manufacturer Fined Heavily

    Airbag Lawsuits Proceed in Florida as Manufacturer Fined Heavily
    Lawsuits filed from around the U.S. for damages stemming from purportedly defective air bags manufactured by Takata Corp. have been consolidated into a single multidistrict litigation (MDL) action that will be heard in Florida. The airbags,…
Rank this Week: 5074

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 6

    Class Action Attorney Discusses Settlement in Flight 214 Case

    Class Action Attorney Discusses Settlement in Flight 214 Case
    While twenty months have passed since the tragedy, the image of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed on a runway at San Francisco International Airport (“SFO”) is still fresh in our minds at the Brod Law Firm. For the victims and…
  • Mar 4

    Mass Transit Safety and California Train Accident

    Mass Transit Safety and California Train Accident
    Mass transit offers an affordable and environmentally-friendly alternative to America’s love affair with cars. In order to make mass transit a viable option, we must also make mass transit safety a priority. The Brod Law Firm supports…
  • Mar 3

    Repeat Bed Bug Infestations Raise Issues of Landlord Liability

    Repeat Bed Bug Infestations Raise Issues of Landlord Liability
    Lawyers are taught to read each and every document carefully before signing or using it at trial. So, while Northern California bedbug eradication lawyer Greg Brod knows to read beyond a headline, he found the headlines of two articles in…
Rank this Week: 1453

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Mar 6

    Florida Supreme Court Weighs In on Hit-and-Run Liability

    Florida Supreme Court Weighs In on Hit-and-Run Liability
    Earlier last month, the Florida Supreme Court heard a case regarding the criminal culpability of a hit-and-run driver who claimed he had no idea he ran over the accident victim. According to one local Florida news report, the near-fatal…
  • Feb 27

    “2 Drunk 2 Care” Miami Driver Pleads Guilty to DUI Manslaughter

    “2 Drunk 2 Care” Miami Driver Pleads Guilty to DUI Manslaughter
    Earlier last year, 21-year-old Floridian Kayla Mendoza was involved in a fatal head-on collision that took the lives of two young girls. The accident, which occurred on the Sawgrass Expressway, was caused when Mendoza went the wrong way down…
  • Feb 23

    Two Hospitalized in Three-Vehicle Miami-Dade Accident

    Two Hospitalized in Three-Vehicle Miami-Dade Accident
    Earlier this month in Miami-Dade County, an accident between a BMW car, a minivan, and a Miami-Dade County bus sent two people to the hospital. According to a news report by NBC Miami, one of the two people who were hospitalized was a…
Rank this Week: 3104

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Mar 6

    Two Passenger Drowning Incidents Occur at Disney's Castaway Cay

    Two Passenger Drowning Incidents Occur at Disney's Castaway Cay
    Two drowning incidents occurred at Disney's Castaway Cay last week. Disney Cruise Lines has its own private island in the Bahamas where their passengers could partake in various aquatic activities. These activates include snorkeling,…
  • Feb 27

    South Florida and Legionnaires' Disease

    South Florida and Legionnaires' Disease
    South Florida had its share of Legionnaires' Disease outbreaks over the recent years. Florida's Department of Health defines "Legionnaires' Disease" as an infection caused by the bacterium Legionella pneumophilia. Symptoms associated with the…
  • Feb 24

    Boater Negligence and Florida Dive Flag Law

    Boater Negligence and Florida Dive Flag Law
    Florida SCUBA divers and snorkelers face an all too common threat when engaging in their favorite aquatic activity. That threat is negligent boat operators. In most dive accident cases it is found that the boat operator failed to abide by…
Rank this Week: 552

Upchurch Watson White & Max Blog

Upchurch Watson White & Max Blog

Covers mediation.

http://www.uww-adr.com/category/blog
  • Mar 6

    Teachers Worldwide Provide Advice to Prevent Lecture 'Letdown'

    Teachers Worldwide Provide Advice to Prevent Lecture 'Letdown'
    This week, I learned about the professional bond shared by the international community of educators. After writing about my delivery of a lecture that felt “flat,” I invited my blog readers to provide advice about avoiding letdown…
  • Mar 4

    5 Tips for Strategic Negotiation

    5 Tips for Strategic Negotiation
    Recently, I addressed members of the Florida Justice Association at its annual Workhorse Conference in Orlando, Fla. The presentation was titled “Deconstructing Mediation: Finding Leverage and Maintaining Tactical Advantage in…
  • Feb 26

    Law School Class Feels a Little Flat After Exciting Speaker

    Law School Class Feels a Little Flat After Exciting Speaker
    After last week’s incredible guest lecture by a veteran crisis negotiator from the Orlando Police Department, my lecture this week felt “flat” by comparison. The visiting detective truly was a tough act to follow. It’s…
Rank this Week: 3120

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/
  • Mar 6

    Securities Investigation involving American Eagle Energy Junk Bond

    Securities Investigation involving American Eagle Energy Junk Bond
    According to a Bloomberg report, less than seven months after raising $175 million in a junk-bond offering, American Eagle Energy Corp. recently announced that it wouldn’t make its first interest payment on the debt. Instead, it hired…
  • Mar 6

    Securities Investigation involving JP Morgan Russian Securities plc

    Securities Investigation involving JP Morgan Russian Securities plc
    The White Law Group is investigating potential claims involving JP Morgan Russian Securities plc product. Specifically, The White Law Group is investigating the liability that brokerage firm’s may have for recommending this risky…
  • Mar 4

    Update for SandRidge Energy and Hercules Offshore Bond Investor

    Update for SandRidge Energy and Hercules Offshore Bond Investor
    The White Law Group continues to investigate the liability that brokerage firms may have for recommending risky investments in shale energy companies and their leveraged debt (primarily in the form of junk bonds). Two of the most leveraged…
Rank this Week: 455

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Mar 6

    State Farm Overcharged Texas Policyholder

    State Farm Overcharged Texas Policyholder
    I have to admit, I missed this story when it first came out a few weeks ago. Although State Farm did not admit wrongdoing, read the article and draw your own conclusions (the italicized portions are key). As reported by The Dallas Morning…
  • Mar 6

    Insurer Relies on Unpublished Court Opinion to Dodge Bad Faith

    Insurer Relies on Unpublished Court Opinion to Dodge Bad Faith
    Readers of this blog are aware that New Jersey is not the best state in the land if you want to hold insurance carriers to their promises by way of bad faith. The process just got even harder in light of the Supreme Court’s ruling in…
  • Mar 5

    Rocky Mountain Public Adjuster Conference Set for March 13, 2015

    Rocky Mountain Public Adjuster Conference Set for March 13, 2015
    The Rocky Mountain Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (RMAPIA) is having an educational conference approved for Colorado and Idaho CE credit (pending credit in Montana, Utah and Wyoming). It will be held at The University Club in…
Rank this Week: 223

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Mar 6

    My opposing party didn’t count on Taras showing up. His representation made all the difference.

    My opposing party didn’t count on Taras showing up. His representation made all the difference.
    Client: Joe Type of case: Debt collection defense Client Review: Taras Rudnitsky’s firm provided seamless, responsive service and command of this area of the law. Calls were returned, though often initiated by the firm, with…
  • Feb 5

    Most amazing experience ever!

    Most amazing experience ever!
    Client: Nancy Tucker Type of Case: Debt collection defense, garnishment, return of seized property, vacating judgment Client Review: When I finally found Taras after contacting numerous attorneys and receiving no hope for my situation, I had…
  • Feb 4

    $21000.00 CACH LLC Lawsuit Dismissed with Prejudice

    $21000.00 CACH LLC Lawsuit Dismissed with Prejudice
    Client:  YS Type of Case:  Defending Against a CACH LLC Debt Collection Lawsuit Client Review: I feel very fortunate to have made the decision to go to Mr. Rudnitsky to represent me against CACH LLC. They were suing me for…
Rank this Week: 58

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/
  • Mar 6

    Dick Watch Penis Patrol

    Dick Watch Penis Patrol
    Do you all know about this crap?After an emotionally charged debate, state lawmakers Wednesday gave their initial backing to a bill that would prohibit transgender men and women from using public restrooms aligned with their gender…
  • Mar 6

    Is it Friday Yet?

    Is it Friday Yet?
    Feels like a beach day.(Suck it, rest of America!)
  • Mar 5

    Watch Spencer Receive a Referral Fee!

    Watch Spencer Receive a Referral Fee!
    I must say this is a new one, at least for me.Sal, you nailed it and Spence -- wait to stop chewing before you go up to receive your check (that must have been a good bagel!).
Rank this Week: 172

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/
Rank this Week: 2910

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/
  • Mar 6

    Jurisdictional Hurdles Delay Arrest of Rapist on Celebrity Reflection

    Jurisdictional Hurdles Delay Arrest of Rapist on Celebrity Reflection
    A newspaper in Malta reports that the Malta Police have issued what is described as an "European arrest warrant" for a Scottish man wanted for attempted rape after he assaulted a girl from England aboard the Celebrity Reflection cruise…
  • Mar 3

    U.S. Issues Another Critical Crime Warning for Honduras, Including Roatan

    U.S. Issues Another Critical Crime Warning for Honduras, Including Roatan
    The United States Department of State just issued a warning to U.S. citizens that the level of crime and violence in Honduras remains "critically high."   The warning is similar to the critical crime warning issued by the U.S. State…
  • Mar 2

    Cruise Executive Richard Fain Hits the Jackpot Again

    Cruise Executive Richard Fain Hits the Jackpot Again
    According to the SEC, Royal Caribbean CEO Richard Fain (below right) sold 87,488 shares of his RCL stock at an average price of $76.41, for a total value of $6,684,958.08. After the transaction, cruise executive Fain still owns 1,139,613…
Rank this Week: 50

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

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

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Mar 6

    Zofran: New Dangerous Drug Might Cause Birth Defect

    Zofran: New Dangerous Drug Might Cause Birth Defect
    Zofran (ondensatron) is a drug that was developed and manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for the treatment of severe nausea caused by chemotherapy used for the treatment of cancer. The drug has undoubtedly helped hundreds of thousands of…
  • Mar 2

    Foreign Manufacturers Fingered by Bill That Aimed To Ensure Safety of Imported Product

    Foreign Manufacturers Fingered by Bill That Aimed To Ensure Safety of Imported Product
    Dangerous drugs, defective drywall, toxic toys – the pile of problematic products imported from foreign manufacturers threatens the safety of the youngest to the oldest Americans. The reason consumers end up with tangibles in their…
  • Feb 9

    Major Retailers Accused of Selling Dangerous Supplements by New York Attorney General

    Major Retailers Accused of Selling Dangerous Supplements by New York Attorney General
    Since the passage of the “Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act,” the supplement industry has effectively been a wild west of snake oil salesmen foisting their sometimes fraudulent and dangerous miracle cures on the American…
Rank this Week: 1384

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/
  • Mar 6

    See you Monday

    See you Monday
    Sorry for the slow blogging the last few weeks. Lots of travel and work. But will be back to normal on Monday. Please email me any tips/stories/trial updates!
  • Mar 4

    Cooperating witness killed in Haiti

    Cooperating witness killed in Haiti
    Jacqueline Charles has the sad story here:Oriel Jean — the former security chief of ex-President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and whose testimony in U.S. courts a decade ago helped take down key figures in Haiti’s drug trafficking…
  • Mar 3

    11th Circuit investiture

    11th Circuit investiture
    The Daily Report covers them here:Undeterred by wintry weather, federal appeals court judges gathering in Atlanta this week officially welcomed their two newest colleagues with kind words, food and drink.A common theme for the separate …
Rank this Week: 95

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/
  • Mar 6

    What to Expect Following the Sunset of the Protecting Tenants at Foreclose Act

    What to Expect Following the Sunset of the Protecting Tenants at Foreclose Act
    On May 20, 2009, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009 (the “Act”). The Act was created during the height of the foreclosure crisis as a temporary measure to protect tenants who entered…
  • Feb 24

    Lee County Impact Fee Vote Fast Approaching

    Lee County Impact Fee Vote Fast Approaching
    As discussed in my last blog on this topic, impact fee rates in Lee County continue to be a focus for many in the community. At its February 3rd meeting, the Board of County Commissioners (“BOCC”) adopted the proposed rate…
  • Feb 4

    Homestead Deadline Approaching for Lee County Landowner

    Homestead Deadline Approaching for Lee County Landowner
    The homestead application filing deadline of March 1 is approaching quickly. Below is a snapshot of eligibility and documentation requirements for real property owned in Lee County, Florida. What is the Homestead Exemption? The homestead…
Rank this Week: 1407

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Mar 6

    A Study on VA Benefits: Health Effects of Welding Fume

    A Study on VA Benefits: Health Effects of Welding Fume
    Welding is one of the most versatile and varied occupations in the military. All branches of the military utilize welders in some capacity. While the Air Force and the Marine Corps require welders for some projects, the majority of welding…
  • Mar 5

    Back to the Grind… Employment Challenges for Veterans in an Ever-Changing Economy – [Part II]

    Back to the Grind… Employment Challenges for Veterans in an Ever-Changing Economy – [Part II]
    I recently blogged about the challenges many veterans must overcome when returning to civilian life. This is especially true for those needing to secure employment upon their return from military life. There are a number of scenarios that can…
  • Mar 4

    The VA Caregiver Program – Eligibility for the Program

    The VA Caregiver Program – Eligibility for the Program
    In a previous blog post, we discussed the basics of VA Caregiver Program—what the program involves and how to apply for it. This post will talk about eligibility for the Caregiver Program. The VA regulations  on the Caregiver…
Rank this Week: 2721

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense law, including recent policy changes and supreme court rulings. By Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    People v. LaValle

    People v. LaValle
    People v. LaValle | Facts of the Case Background On Sunday, May 31st 1997, Cynthia Quinn while taking her morning jog, allegedly found Stephen LaValle urinating by the side of the road and yelled at him. This action completely angered LaValle…
  • Mar 4

    Crawford v. Marion County Election Bd., 128 S. Ct. 1610 | Case Brief

    Crawford v. Marion County Election Bd., 128 S. Ct. 1610 | Case Brief
    CASE: Crawford v Marion County Election Board. 553 U.S . 181 (2008) FACTS: An Indiana statute of 2005 required voters voting in person to produce a photo ID on the election day. In case a voter failed to meet this requirement and wanted their…
  • Mar 3

    Sponsored Legislation By The Foundation For Advancing Alcohol Responsibility

    Sponsored Legislation By The Foundation For Advancing Alcohol Responsibility
    The Foundation For Advancing Alcohol Responsibility is an organization that seeks to eliminate drunk driving in America. It is involved in research and policy development regarding underage drinking, teen driver safety and healthy lifestyles.…
Rank this Week: 3097

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/
  • Mar 5

    Florida Negligence Claims Against Pharmacie

    Florida Negligence Claims Against Pharmacie
    The four elements of negligence are duty, breach, causation, and damages.  A plaintiff must prove all four elements.  Sometimes the most fundamental issue of a negligence claim is in dispute: if the defendant even owed a duty to the…
  • Feb 26

    Florida Negligent Security Is a Form of Premises Liability

    Florida Negligent Security Is a Form of Premises Liability
    Sometimes, when a person is attacked, a property owner may have liability for failing to provide adequate security, which may include lights, security staff, and other security measures. A recent Fourth District case addressed the duty of an…
  • Feb 24

    Variations in Coverage Limits in Florida Uninsured Motorist Policy

    Variations in Coverage Limits in Florida Uninsured Motorist Policy
    Pursuant to Florida Statutes § 627.727, an insurer must provide uninsured motorist (“UM”) coverage alongside vehicle liability coverage, unless the insured rejects the UM coverage in writing.  The statute further…
Rank this Week: 4931

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    CHIEF JUDGE SOTO RE-ELECTED, AND MORE

    CHIEF JUDGE SOTO RE-ELECTED, AND MORE
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:EL JEFE JUEZ SOTO .........Congratulations go out to Judge Bertila Soto as she was elected, unopposed, to a second term as Chief Judge by the Eleventh Judicial Circuit's 123 County and Circuit Court Judges.  Judge…
  • Mar 3

    THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE IS NOW IN SESSION

    THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE IS NOW IN SESSION
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:OYEZ OYEZ OYEZ, THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE IS NOW IN SESSION .....Today begins the annual migration to Tallahassee for the 160 elected legislators, (120 in the House and 40 in the Senate) as the two chambers decide how many…
  • Mar 2

    MARCH COMINGS AND GOINGS

    MARCH COMINGS AND GOINGS
    March is a month of comings and goings. Coming: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who will be addressing a joint session of congress. Going: Attorney General Eric Holder. A PERFECT TIME:If you are a long time Miami…
Rank this Week: 104

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 5

    How To Stop Aggressive Driving

    How To Stop Aggressive Driving
    Aggressive driving is a major threat on Hollywood and Florida roads. Drivers who are upset or angry are more likely to take risks and more likely to speed because they are too angry to drive calm and safely. Angry drivers are also distracted…
  • Mar 3

    Florida Drivers Need to Take Recalls Seriously

    Florida Drivers Need to Take Recalls Seriously
    According to U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, Florida residents have been among the hardest hit when it comes to car part recalls in recent years. For example, after news broke of the Takata airbags — which reportedly have a defect that causes…
  • Feb 27

    Dealing with and Preventing Road Rage Accidents in Hialeah and Other Florida Communitie

    Dealing with and Preventing Road Rage Accidents in Hialeah and Other Florida Communitie
    Road rage incidents and aggressive driving can lead to car accidents on Hialeah and Florida roads. What is really frustrating for those who have been injured in these types of accidents is that road rage is often quite preventable. Someone…
Rank this Week: 4802

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Making Sense of the Jodi Arias Hung Jury Verdict

    Making Sense of the Jodi Arias Hung Jury Verdict
    INITIAL THOUGHTS I know a lot of people are angry right now. To hear that Jodi Arias won’t be going to death row because of one lone juror (who I’ll call “Juror 12″) is too much for many to handle right now. Many on…
  • Feb 23

    “Insanity defense – When can you be excused for committing a crime?”

    “Insanity defense – When can you be excused for committing a crime?”
    By: Mark Eiglarsh THE SCENARIO A middle-aged man, Kyle, returns home to his wife and children after serving in the U.S. military for a number of years. Upon his return home from duty, Kyle volunteers to help war veterans who struggle with…
  • Oct 22

    “How Do You Win Those Criminal Jury Trials?”

    “How Do You Win Those Criminal Jury Trials?”
    As I sat in the federal prosecutor’s office for our first meeting concerning my client accused of Federal Aggravated Identity Theft and Conspiracy to Commit Access Device Fraud, he pretty much assured me that he had overwhelming…
Rank this Week: 4427

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/
  • Mar 5

    Researchers: Adults, Not Teens, More Likely to Text-and-Drive

    Researchers: Adults, Not Teens, More Likely to Text-and-Drive
    As Florida lawmakers begin the push for tougher texting-while-driving laws, an interesting piece of information was revealed in a recent study published by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. We already knew Americans far too frequently…
  • Mar 4

    Report: 1 in 5 Drivers Involved in Serious Crash, Many Still Drive Carelessly

    Report: 1 in 5 Drivers Involved in Serious Crash, Many Still Drive Carelessly
    The latest annual Traffic Safety Culture Index study, released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, reveals that while 1 in 5 U.S. drivers has been involved in a serious crash - with 1 in 10 seriously injured - many still continue to…
  • Mar 3

    Millard Mall Services v. Bolda - Slip-Fall Defendant Blocks Evidence Production

    Millard Mall Services v. Bolda - Slip-Fall Defendant Blocks Evidence Production
    A woman allegedly slipped, fell and was seriously injured while shopping at the Sawgrass Mills Mall in South Florida. To recover damages for her injuries, she filed a lawsuit against mall services and ownership. During the discovery phase…
Rank this Week: 1734

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 5

    Trust But Verify — What E-discovery should be

    Trust But Verify — What E-discovery should be
    If you ask an opposing party about the details of their document collection; the custodians interviewed; the keywords searched; or the culling approaches used; you are likely to get one response, a quickly erected brick wall. In Cooperation…
  • Mar 3

    Beware of Forced Arbitration in Nursing-Home Contract

    Beware of Forced Arbitration in Nursing-Home Contract
    We live in a baby-boomer nation. Now, those post-World War II folks are turning 70-something and soon will need nursing homes. The nursing-home industry not only recognizes the changing of the tides taking place but also is capitalizing on…
  • Mar 2

    Forced Arbitration Pervades Contractual Agreements, Binding Consumer

    Forced Arbitration Pervades Contractual Agreements, Binding Consumer
    Margaret Jane Radin, author of Boilerplate: The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law, is of the point of view that the American court system is “allowing contract to gobble up tort.” In other words, the 37-year law…
Rank this Week: 387

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: 1994

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/
Rank this Week: 2072

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Florida Supreme Court Gives New Life to Liability Release

    Florida Supreme Court Gives New Life to Liability Release
    The Florida Supreme Court, in an important decision, has changed the way that so-called exculpatory clauses are interpreted. Its decision unfortunately broadens the effectiveness of these agreements, and thus, makes it harder for those…
  • Feb 26

    Pay Attention to Recent Auto Recall

    Pay Attention to Recent Auto Recall
    In the wake of the GM recall fiasco, it seems that more cars—including additional GM products—are facing recalls. Some of the problems are those that could potentially cause catastrophic injury, reminding us that often our…
  • Feb 20

    Why You Should Care About the Other Party’s Insurance Problem

    Why You Should Care About the Other Party’s Insurance Problem
    If you are injured in an accident, and the negligent party was under the influence of alcohol, it may appear that would make your case even stronger. From a liability standpoint it may do just that. But when dealing with intoxication, injured…
Rank this Week: 4442

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida accidents. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Kallal v. CIBA Vision Corp. - Contact Lens Product Liability

    Kallal v. CIBA Vision Corp. - Contact Lens Product Liability
    The expectation consumers have when they purchase a product is it will work as stated when used as intended. In the legal world, this is called implied warranty of merchantability, and a breach resulting in injury can be grounds for a…
  • Feb 26

    Sanders v. Erp Operating Ltd. P’ship - Florida Premises Liability Case Weighed

    Sanders v. Erp Operating Ltd. P’ship - Florida Premises Liability Case Weighed
    Generally speaking, our laws don't allow one party to be held liable for the wrongdoing of another. However, when it comes to premises liability - in particular, negligent security - there are numerous examples of property owners held liable…
  • Feb 20

    Florida Supreme Court Strengthens Liability Waiver Defense

    Florida Supreme Court Strengthens Liability Waiver Defense
    The Florida Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of the decision by the 5th District Court of Appeals to uphold the validity of a release of liability waiver signed by a plaintiff who was later injured. In so doing, the state high court…
Rank this Week: 4519

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 5

    Getting Help Faster to Injured Trucker

    Getting Help Faster to Injured Trucker
    When a truck driver is in trouble on the road – whether that trouble is a trucking collision in Hollywood or a stalled truck in Miami – fleet managers need to respond quickly. They also need to start to take the steps needed to…
  • Mar 3

    Many Truckers Do Not Qualify for Workers’ Compensation in Hollywood and Florida After a Crash

    Many Truckers Do Not Qualify for Workers’ Compensation in Hollywood and Florida After a Crash
    Workers in Florida who are injured on the job are protected by workers’ compensation in Hollywood or their communities. Employers are required by law to pay premiums on this type of insurance. After a job-related injury, this coverage…
  • Feb 27

    Targeting Distracted Trucker

    Targeting Distracted Trucker
    Distracted drivers in Hollywood and Florida cause all kinds of traffic collisions, including pedestrian accidents, truck crashes, and car collisions, to name just a few. When drivers are daydreaming or are focusing on mobile devices or a…
Rank this Week: 4004

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 5

    Accidents are One of the Leading Safety Concerns in the World

    Accidents are One of the Leading Safety Concerns in the World
    According to a New York Times article last month, accidental injuries are one of the most pressing concerns globally, accounting for 6.36 percent of all fatalities around the world. While dramatic car and truck crashes in Miami and other…
  • Mar 3

    Nurses Face Frightening Job Injuries in Homestead and Other Citie

    Nurses Face Frightening Job Injuries in Homestead and Other Citie
    Health care workers face many job-related injuries in Homestead and across Florida, but nurses are among the workers that seem to suffer the most. Nurses report about 35,000 back injuries and other serious injuries each year, according to the…
  • Feb 27

    Staying Safe When Driving Alone

    Staying Safe When Driving Alone
    Driving alone is a fact of life, whether you are running errands, heading to classes, or simply going for a drive along the coast. When you don’t have passengers, however, you may be more at risk of certain crimes, such as muggings or…
Rank this Week: 1131

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://www.cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Mar 5

    Carnival Cruise Lines Facing Lawsuit for Finger Injury?

    Carnival Cruise Lines Facing Lawsuit for Finger Injury?
    Apparent lawsuit against Carnival Cruise Line In Houston, Texas a lawsuit has been filed against Carnival. Details at this point are few, but the lawsuit centers around a passenger whose finger was slammed in a door while on the cruise…
  • Mar 3

    Carnival Cruise Passenger Taken From Boat After Fall Accident

    Carnival Cruise Passenger Taken From Boat After Fall Accident
    A female passenger was eventually taken from a Carnival Cruise Ship after her injuries were such that she needed further medical help. The passenger fell down while cruising aboard the Carnival Fantasy that docked in Charleston, S.C. last…
  • Mar 3

    New York Fire Department Removes Unconscious Passenger from Norwegian Gem Cruise Ship

    New York Fire Department Removes Unconscious Passenger from Norwegian Gem Cruise Ship
    Passenger Accident on Norwegian Cruise Ship Reports are that on Friday, February 27th, the New York Fire Department was called to remove an injured passenger from the Norwegian Gem cruise ship. Per the reports, the man was unconscious…
Rank this Week: 1758

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
  • Mar 5

    Supreme Court revisits Obamacare

    Supreme Court revisits Obamacare
    Veteran observers of the United States Supreme Court regularly and wisely advise not to make too much out of the questions asked by the justices during oral argument as a predictor of ultimate outcome.  Having said that, the first…
  • Feb 25

    Expanding the definition of fiduciary under ERISA—déjà vu all over again

    Expanding the definition of fiduciary under ERISA—déjà vu all over again
    The United States Department of Labor (the “DOL”) submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (the “OMB”) a revised version of the “conflict of interest” rule expanding the definition of the term…
  • Feb 24

    Who is “participant” in a nonqualified plan? Second Circuit case highlights importance of defined term

    Who is “participant” in a nonqualified plan? Second Circuit case highlights importance of defined term
    One issue that sometimes arises when drafting a nonqualified plan document (or qualified plan for that matter) is how to define a “participant” in the plan. Typically, a plan will define “participant” broadly to…
Rank this Week: 4588

Student Loan Law Blog

Student Loan Law Blog

Covers federal student loan debt.

http://www.thefloridastudentloanattorney.com/floridastudentloans/
Rank this Week: 3228

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate…

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate Blog

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

http://www.clarkskatoff.com/news-resources/blog/
  • Mar 5

    Survivorship Deeds in Florida - Proceed with Caution

    Survivorship Deeds in Florida - Proceed with Caution
    An ambiguous deed with survivorship language creates confusion, requiring the court to interpret the ownership of real estate.
  • Mar 4

    Attorney for Trust Owes No Fiduciary Duty to Beneficiarie

    Attorney for Trust Owes No Fiduciary Duty to Beneficiarie
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has ruled that the attorney for the trustee of a trust owes no fiduciary duty to the beneficiaries of the trust.
  • Feb 9

    Partition Action Solves Jointly Owned Property Dispute

    Partition Action Solves Jointly Owned Property Dispute
    In the wake of a loved one’s death, an individual often learns that he or she has inherited real property owned by the decedent.  In our practice, the client will often be one of multiple beneficiaries of the same parcel of…
Rank this Week: 3236

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/
  • Mar 5

    The Rise of Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding

    The Rise of Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding
    Authored by Jon Sacks, Scott St. Amand and Heather S. Nason, Jon Sacks, Scott St. Amand and Heather S. Nasonand Jon Sacks, Scott St. Amand and Heather S. Nason of Rogers TowersInvesting in commercial real estate is a pipe dream for all but…
  • Mar 3

    Two Sides of the Same Coin: Chapter 11 Reform in the House and Senate

    Two Sides of the Same Coin: Chapter 11 Reform in the House and Senate
    Authored by J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr. and Scott St. Amandand J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr. and Scott St. Amand of Rogers TowersAs we discussed in our previous post, in the wake of the financial crisis that began with large financial institutions…
  • Feb 26

    Authenticating Evidence In Support of Summary Judgment

    Authenticating Evidence In Support of Summary Judgment
    Authored by Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersFlorida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal recently filed an opinion that emphasizes the importance of properly authenticating evidence in support of a motion for summary judgment.  In…
Rank this Week: 1787

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Mar 5

    Auto Insurers Warn that Driverless Cars May Affect Profitability

    Auto Insurers Warn that Driverless Cars May Affect Profitability
    While driverless cars could be hitting the roads in as little as five years from now, many auto insurers are worried about the far-reaching implications this autonomous technology could have on their industry’s bottom line. According to…
  • Mar 2

    The High Cost of Auto Insurance Fraud

    The High Cost of Auto Insurance Fraud
    Auto insurance fraud hits drivers’ wallets hard, not only with the apparent increase in premiums, but also indirectly, through higher costs that are eventually passed down to consumers. A recent story on Fox Business reported about the…
  • Feb 26

    Dangerous Driving Habits Revealed in AAA Study

    Dangerous Driving Habits Revealed in AAA Study
    Even though most drivers support safe driving habits, many do not put them into practice, a recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found. The Foundation’s research points to a “culture of indifference” among…
Rank this Week: 1463

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.ocalainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Student’s Father Sues School District in Slip-and-Fall Accident

    Student’s Father Sues School District in Slip-and-Fall Accident
    In a case earlier this month, a Nebraska appellate court reversed a lower court’s ruling that dismissed a man’s lawsuit alleging that his son’s middle school was negligent in the maintenance of the school. Back in 2009, the…
  • Mar 3

    Florida’s “2 Drunk 2 Care” Driver Pleads Guilty to DUI Manslaughter in Fatal Crash

    Florida’s “2 Drunk 2 Care” Driver Pleads Guilty to DUI Manslaughter in Fatal Crash
    Earlier last year, a South Florida woman tweeted “2 Drunk 2 Care” minutes before she was involved in a fatal accident that killed two 21-year-old women. According to a local news report, the woman pleaded guilty to two…
  • Feb 20

    Illinois Man Arrested and Charged in Fatal Florida Hit-and-Run Accident

    Illinois Man Arrested and Charged in Fatal Florida Hit-and-Run Accident
    Earlier this month, a man was arrested in his Illinois home and charged with the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist he had struck with his vehicle over four years earlier. According to one local Illinois news report, the man struck a bicyclist…
Rank this Week: 2875

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Mar 5

    Texas Based Cannon Operating Sanctioned by South Carolina Securities Regulator

    Texas Based Cannon Operating Sanctioned by South Carolina Securities Regulator
    February 27, 2015- Columbia, South Carolina The Securities Commissioner of the State of South Carolina has filed an Order to Cease and Desist against a Garland, Texas, Company and one of its promoters , to halt sales of unregistered oil and…
  • Mar 5

    BCG Securities Broker in New Jersey Sanctioned by FINRA

    BCG Securities Broker in New Jersey Sanctioned by FINRA
    March 3, 2015  – Manasquan, NJ Harvey Herman Meldrum   entered into a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent  (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve…
  • Mar 5

    IBN FInancial Services Broker in Watertown, NY, Sanctioned by Securities Regulator

    IBN FInancial Services Broker in Watertown, NY, Sanctioned by Securities Regulator
    March 3, 2015  – Watertown, NY Brian Scott Exford   entered into a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent  (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations…
Rank this Week: 693

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Mar 5

    Personal Injury Related Medical Research

    Personal Injury Related Medical Research
    As some of you know, I try to keep up with medical research that is related to my personal-injury law practice. This research may pertain to new diagnostic techniques, the efficacy of injury treatment protocols, improving injury outcomes…
  • Feb 15

    Will Tougher Distracted Driving Laws Curb the Epidemic?

    Will Tougher Distracted Driving Laws Curb the Epidemic?
    With balmy breeze whipping through your hair as you cruise down the sunny palm tree-fringed highways of Florida, it’s easy to forget our state’s roadways have a big problem—distracted driving. The Florida Department of…
  • Feb 2

    Nationwide Superbowl Ad – A personal injury lawyer’s take

    Nationwide Superbowl Ad – A personal injury lawyer’s take
    There are many subjects I could focus on that could relate personal-injury law and the Super Bowl. Cliff Avril and Julian Edelman’s possible concussions. Concussions (especially more than one) will likely result in long-term physical…
Rank this Week: 1426

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Florida Distribution Agreements for Alcohol and Other Product

    Florida Distribution Agreements for Alcohol and Other Product
    If you are importing alcohol to the United States and you are applying for, or have received, and alcohol import license, then you have the option of applying for a Florida distribution license as well. You also have the option of entering…
  • Mar 3

    Florida Registered Agent for Your Home Busine

    Florida Registered Agent for Your Home Busine
    Who is the Florida registered agent for your home business? Does this comply with Florida law? The State of Florida requires that all companies maintain a registered agent that is open to the public during business hours and able to accept…
  • Feb 26

    Avoid the Rent Monster with a Florida Investment Property

    Avoid the Rent Monster with a Florida Investment Property
    A Florida residential or commercial investment property is a great way to make money while living in or using a property instead of feeding the rent monster. The rent monster eats your rent money every month because instead of turning that…
Rank this Week: 885

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southfloridadivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Types of Alimony in Florida – Part 1

    Types of Alimony in Florida – Part 1
    Alimony is an important part of many divorces. In Florida, there are five types of alimony. Learn about these in this two-part blog entry from William Wallshein.
  • Mar 2

    What Happens to Family Pets in Divorce?

    What Happens to Family Pets in Divorce?
    Family pets are an important piece of the divorce puzzle. Learn about how courts in Florida treat the issue of pets in a divorce from William Wallshein.
  • Feb 25

    Who Gets the Marital Home in Divorce

    Who Gets the Marital Home in Divorce
    The marital home is often the most important asset that a divorcing couple need to divide. Learn about the different ways couple and courts address this issues from William Wallshein.
Rank this Week: 3115

Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Mar 4

    DUI Crashes Decline in 2014 for Hernando County

    DUI Crashes Decline in 2014 for Hernando County
    Alcohol-related crashes in Hernando County were down last year, compared to the previous year, according to recent reports. In 2014, there were 93 alcohol-related crashes, a decrease of 24 from 2013. The decrease in alcohol-related injury…
  • Feb 10

    CPSC Report Highlights Dangers of Children Using ATV

    CPSC Report Highlights Dangers of Children Using ATV
    Motor vehicle  accidents aren’t limited to just automobiles or trucks. Off-road or all-terrain vehicles are involved in hundreds of accidents and fatalities every year. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recently released…
  • Jan 16

    Disoriented Elderly Woman Causes Wrong Way Crash in Spring Hill

    Disoriented Elderly Woman Causes Wrong Way Crash in Spring Hill
    A 75-year-old woman from Tennessee apparently became confused while driving in Spring Hill Wednesday morning and caused a wrong-way crash on U.S. 19, according to authorities. The Florida Highway Patrol said the woman was driving a Mercury…
Rank this Week: 2731

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/
  • Mar 4

    Deadly Shooting Occurs Outside Land O’ Lakes Bar

    Deadly Shooting Occurs Outside Land O’ Lakes Bar
    Deputies are currently investigating a shooting that happened outside of a Land O’ Lakes bar Sunday night that left one man dead. The 44-year-old man died from a gunshot wound early Monday morning at Regional Medical Center Bayonet…
  • Feb 3

    Spring Hill Motorcyclist Killed in Crash with Truck on U.S. 19

    Spring Hill Motorcyclist Killed in Crash with Truck on U.S. 19
    A Spring Hill man was killed Saturday night when a pickup truck pulled out in front of his motorcycle on U.S. 19, authorities said. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 56-year-old man was riding a 1994 Harley Davidson north on U.S.…
  • Jan 28

    Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk on Superbowl Sunday

    Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk on Superbowl Sunday
    Law enforcement officials throughout the state will be cracking down on drunk driving this Super Bowl weekend. It’s all a part of the national campaign “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk.” When it comes time for the big…
Rank this Week: 2815

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer…

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.panamacityfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Dangerous Rides: Thrills and Spills at Amusement Park

    Dangerous Rides: Thrills and Spills at Amusement Park
    Amusement park rides are fun, but can also be dangerous. Learn more from the Pittman Firm.
  • Mar 2

    Rear-End Collisions: Who’s At Fault?

    Rear-End Collisions: Who’s At Fault?
    Typically, the last driver in an accident is consider to be at fault. However, there are exceptions. Learn more about rear-end accidents from The Pittman Firm.
  • Feb 27

    Expert Witnesses: Linchpin to Jury Trial

    Expert Witnesses: Linchpin to Jury Trial
    Expert witnesses play an important role in trials. A 2013 Florida law changes the standard for expert witnesses. Learn more from The Pittman Firm.
Rank this Week: 651

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Mar 4

    ALERTE-ESCROQUERIE Soyez Vigilant

    ALERTE-ESCROQUERIE Soyez Vigilant
    Par l’entremise d’un certain PDG d’une société française du sud de la France, qui était lui-même un familier d’une connaissance de nos clients, nos clients ont été mis en…
  • Mar 1

    Le Rapport Annuel est une Obligation pour Maintenir votre Entreprise en Floride

    Le Rapport Annuel est une Obligation pour Maintenir votre Entreprise en Floride
    Les entreprises de Floride sont tenues de déposer un rapport annuel de Floride chaque année à partir de Janvier. Le défaut à se conformer à cette exigence avant la date limite du 1er Mai…
  • Feb 22

    Leçons de l’Emission Shark Tank pour les Entrepreneur

    Leçons de l’Emission Shark Tank pour les Entrepreneur
    Shark Tank, est l’émission de télévision populaire sur CNBC où les entrepreneurs présentent leurs idées d’affaires pour les investisseurs. Une des raisons pour laquelle Shark Tank est…
Rank this Week: 286

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • Mar 4

    Threat of Litigation Eliminates Charitable Set Aside Deduction for Estate

    Threat of Litigation Eliminates Charitable Set Aside Deduction for Estate
    Estates and trusts with charitable beneficiaries often seek to employ the Code Section 642(c) charitable set aside deduction for income earned by the estate and trust that will eventually (but not in the current tax year) be distributed to…
  • Feb 28

    The Timing of E&P to US Parent Corporations of CFC

    The Timing of E&P to US Parent Corporations of CFC
    The earnings and profits (E&P) of a corporation dictate the income tax treatment of non-liquidating distributions it makes to its shareholders. Distributions from a corporation to the extent of its current or accumulated E&P are…
  • Feb 24

    Hollow Taxpayer Victory When IRS Unlawfully Discloses Taxpayer Information to Japan

    Hollow Taxpayer Victory When IRS Unlawfully Discloses Taxpayer Information to Japan
    By law, the U.S. is not permitted to disclose false return information, even if the release of false return information is authorized by law and treaty. Code Section 7431 imposes liability on the U.S. if it discloses return information, the…
Rank this Week: 2822

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • 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…
  • Feb 24

    FLORIDA DABT LOSES - BLUNT WRAPS NOT TAXABLE

    FLORIDA DABT LOSES - BLUNT WRAPS NOT TAXABLE
    For the past few years, I have been writing a number of blogs and articles recently discussing the Department of Business and Professional Regulation here in Florida and its potentially unfair audit tactics. Many of you have seen cigar…
Rank this Week: 3323