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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/
  • Feb 22

    KiOR Inc. – Investor Alert – Securities Fraud Investigation

    KiOR Inc. – Investor Alert – Securities Fraud Investigation
    Concerned about your investment in KiOR Inc.? The White Law Group is investigating potential claims involving broker dealers who may have improperly recommended Kior Inc. to investors. KiOr Inc. opened the first U.S. commercial-scale…
  • Feb 22

    Tender offer – American Finance Trust – $13.66/share

    Tender offer – American Finance Trust – $13.66/share
    Recovery of Investment Losses in American Finance Trust American Finance Trust is a publicly registered non-traded real estate investment trust sponsored by AR Global. According to its website, American Finance Trust,…
  • Feb 21

    FINRA Reportedly Hits Christopher D. Bennett & J.J.B. Hilliard, W.L. Lyons with $445,000 Award

    FINRA Reportedly Hits Christopher D. Bennett & J.J.B. Hilliard, W.L. Lyons with $445,000 Award
    FINRA award claims firm and broker Christopher D. Bennett mishandled retirement accounts. According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, a FINRA arbitration panel has awarded a client of J.J.B. Hilliard, W.L. Lyons and broker,…
Rank this Week: 64

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

https://www.lipcon.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    Cruise Ship Rape Is A Problem: Here’s What You Can Do

    Cruise Ship Rape Is A Problem: Here’s What You Can Do
    When it comes to cruise ship crimes, rape and sexual assault at sea continue to be the most frequently reported. Although this fact may be intimidating enough to make you want to stay home, you should rest assured that there are many steps…
  • Feb 19

    Rowdy Passengers Aboard Carnival Legend Removed For Passenger Safety

    Rowdy Passengers Aboard Carnival Legend Removed For Passenger Safety
    When you set out on a cruise vacation, the last thing you want is to find your carefree vacation disrupted by passengers who are looking for trouble. Unfortunately, that is exactly what happened aboard the Carnival Legend, as it made a 10-day…
  • Feb 16

    How Does the Jones Act Protect Injured Seamen? A Jones Act Lawyer Explain

    How Does the Jones Act Protect Injured Seamen? A Jones Act Lawyer Explain
    The Jones Act is an important law that protects injured seamen. Find out from a Jones Act lawyer how this Act can provide important protection to seamen who get hurt. The post How Does the Jones Act Protect Injured Seamen? A Jones Act Lawyer…
Rank this Week: 101

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 94

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 113

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Feb 21

    2018, Moving forward with the new Tax Bill

    2018, Moving forward with the new Tax Bill
    The New Tax Bill At the end of last year, Congress passed the most significant tax reform since 1986 and unsurprisingly, it aroused many controversies. Its supporters are convinced that the bill is a big success for workers, pointing out…
  • Feb 7

    Guardianship, FL law explanation

    Guardianship, FL law explanation
    Guardianship:  When No Less Restrictive Alternative is Available What is guardianship? The simple answer: court intervention to safeguard the property and care of an individual unable to make such decisions themselves. Continue…
  • Jan 24

    Irrevocable Trusts, one tool in an estate planning tool box

    Irrevocable Trusts, one tool in an estate planning tool box
    IRREVOCABLE SPENDTHRIFT TRUSTS Trusts are popular estate planning instruments that may bring many benefits both during lifetime and in the case of death. Some common reasons for setting up a trust include the avoidance of costs and time…
Rank this Week: 114

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Feb 12

    Client Wins Fraud Lawsuit Against Buy Here, Pay Here Dealer

    Client Wins Fraud Lawsuit Against Buy Here, Pay Here Dealer
    Our client purchased a vehicle from a “Buy Here, Pay Here” dealer after she was told it was in working order.  She put made her down payment and financed the remaining amount with the dealership.  The Buy Here, Pay Here…
  • Jan 25

    Great Lawyer!

    Great Lawyer!
    Type of case: Repo Deficiency / Debt Collection Client:  Larry Review: We have never have had any legal problems before and were pretty impressed with Taras and Chrystyna. From the first time we met them and all the correspondences that…
  • Jan 22

    Car Dealer Fraud Case: Satisfied Client

    Car Dealer Fraud Case: Satisfied Client
    Type of Case:  Car dealer fraud / auto fraud Client:  E Review: I highly recommend the services of Attorney Taras Rudnitsky. If you have a Consumer Issue, a competent and knowledgeable attorney in this particular practice is…
Rank this Week: 109

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 123

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 22

    MR BOOM BOOM

    MR BOOM BOOM
    You can't make this up. The President of the United States wants to combat gun violence in schools by.....arming teachers. PS 110. East Village. NYC. 2021.Ms. Postdam's Kindergarten class. First Day of School. oGood morning…
  • Feb 20

    A CONSTITUTIONAL ORPHAN

    A CONSTITUTIONAL ORPHAN
    A man and his guns. In Silvester v. Becerra, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote a fourteen page dissent from the court's decision not to grant cert and review California's ten day waiting period to buy a firearm. "The right to keep and bear…
  • Feb 19

    MM786 IN THE 212

    MM786 IN THE 212
    Happy President's day from NYC!Yes, your Millennial blogger from Miami took a Prez weekend trip. MM786 in the 212! Couple of random thoughts. We often write in legal pleadings that an issue or fact  was "unbeknownst" to a client.…
Rank this Week: 142

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Pedestrian Killed in Tampa Hit-And-Run Crash

    Pedestrian Killed in Tampa Hit-And-Run Crash
    Tampa police are currently investigating an early-morning fatal hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian. According to Tampa police, the crash happened in the 6900 block of east Adamo Drive just before 5 a.m. The pedestrian died as a result…
  • Dec 26

    Motorcyclist Killed in Tampa Bay Crash

    Motorcyclist Killed in Tampa Bay Crash
    Tampa police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash early Saturday morning. The crash occurred at South Manhattan Avenue and West Euclid Avenue. Police believe the motorcyclist hit a tree. The victim, a 36-year-old man, suffered fatal…
  • Dec 21

    Tree Trimmer in Critical Condition after Being Shocked in Clearwater

    Tree Trimmer in Critical Condition after Being Shocked in Clearwater
    A tree trimmer was in critical condition after being shocked by a power line while working Monday morning. Clearwater Fire & Rescue identified the 38-year-old victim and confirmed he is being treated at Tampa General Hospital. Authorities…
Rank this Week: 217

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 195

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/
  • Feb 18

    Top 5 Brawls on Carnival's Fun Ship

    Top 5 Brawls on Carnival's Fun Ship
    Carnival Cruise Line characterized the recent brawl on the Carnival Legend as limited, isolated and unprecedented. But anyone who follows the cruise industry knows that these type of fights which occur on Carnival ships are hardly…
  • Feb 16

    Carnival Security Tries to Cover-Up Ship Brawl

    Carnival Security Tries to Cover-Up Ship Brawl
    A video of a brawl on the Carnival Legend shows Carnival security officers and other security personnel kicking passengers while they are on the floor. Carnival officers are also shown trying to prevent other passengers from videotaping…
  • Feb 13

    U.S. State Department Issues Another Critical Crime Warning for the Bahama

    U.S. State Department Issues Another Critical Crime Warning for the Bahama
    The United States Department of State has again listed the crime threat in the Bahamas as "critical" and warned U.S. tourists to take safety measures while visiting the country. The warning was issued by the U.S. Overseas Security…
Rank this Week: 218

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • Dec 29

    Gifting as the Year End

    Gifting as the Year End
    Another year is almost over! While 2017 was diverse and full of interesting happenings, can you believe another year end is almost here? Are you relieved? Scared about what 2018 is going to bring? Me too! But with the New Year inevitably come…
  • Dec 29

    Assisted Suicide Machine Lets You Kill Yourself Anywhere

    Assisted Suicide Machine Lets You Kill Yourself Anywhere
    As an estate planning attorney, end of life decisions are part of the process of creating legal documents such as the living will. But the living will only goes so far, as it legally allows the process of dying to take place uninhibited by…
  • Dec 22

    When You Don’t Avoid Probate with a Trust

    When You Don’t Avoid Probate with a Trust
    A couple of years ago, a very nice couple visited with me in my office. They had moved from Wisconsin, where their attorney was also licensed in Florida and had just completed a revision of their revocable trusts and related pour-over will,…
Rank this Week: 235

Stock Attorneys Blog

Stock Attorneys Blog

Covers FINRA arbitration, securities litigation, and stockbroker misconduct. By Blum Law Group.

http://www.stockattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Timothy T. Gibbons Fined, Suspended and Order to Pay Restitution by FINRA

    Timothy T. Gibbons Fined, Suspended and Order to Pay Restitution by FINRA
    (FINRA Case #2015047910601) Timothy Thomas Gibbons (CRD #219872, New Orleans, Louisiana) – An AWC (Accept, Waiver & Consent) was issued in which Gibbons was assessed a deferred fine of $20,000, suspended from association with any…
  • Feb 15

    Oromaner, Suspended, Fined and Order to Pay Restitution by FINRA

    Oromaner, Suspended, Fined and Order to Pay Restitution by FINRA
    (FINRA Case #2016052559401) Michael Lawrence Oromaner (CRD #2857559, Huntington, New York) – An AWC (Accept, Waiver & Consent) was issued in which Oromaner was assessed a deferred fine of $25,000, suspended from association with any…
  • Feb 13

    Sica Required by FINRA to Attend Continuing Education

    Sica Required by FINRA to Attend Continuing Education
    (FINRA Case #2013039507101) Anthony Sica (CRD #1332626, Sands Point, New York) – An AWC (Accept, Waiver & Consent)was issued in which Sica was fined $20,000, suspended from association with any FINRA member in all capacities for…
Rank this Week: 346

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and sexual abuse. By David J. Halberg.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Florida Hot Tub Injury Results in $7.5M Damage Award

    Florida Hot Tub Injury Results in $7.5M Damage Award
    Florida consistently has one of the highest percentages of properties with pools and hot tubs, with the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals reporting nearly 335,700 hot tubs in the state as of 2015, with an additional 9,400 being…
  • Feb 13

    Estate Sues Bars, Restaurant for Failure to Prevent Fatal, Drunken Brawl

    Estate Sues Bars, Restaurant for Failure to Prevent Fatal, Drunken Brawl
    The question of what degree of care property owners owe patrons in Florida depends on numerous factors, including the visitors’ purpose on site, how the dangerous condition arose and whether the risk was foreseeable to the owner/…
  • Feb 5

    Defective Guardrails Reportedly Linked to Deadly Crashe

    Defective Guardrails Reportedly Linked to Deadly Crashe
    A grieving father whose daughter was killed in a highway motor vehicle accident in Tennessee involving an allegedly defective guardrail purchased a television advertisement at a local West Palm Beach affiliate airing the Super Bowl in…
Rank this Week: 312

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

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

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/
Rank this Week: 353

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers boating safety and laws. By Dwayne Clark and Kristen Watson.

http://lawboat.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 440

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
  • Feb 22

    Feds in South Florida Collected $232 Million in Asset Forfeiture Actions in 2017

    Feds in South Florida Collected $232 Million in Asset Forfeiture Actions in 2017
    U.S. Attorney Benjamin G. Greenberg announced this month that the Southern District of Florida, working with partner agencies, collected $232,327,657 in asset forfeiture actions during the 2017 fiscal year. Moreover, Greenberg’s office…
  • Feb 19

    Two South Florida Girls Placed on House Arrest for Threatening to Shoot Up School

    Two South Florida Girls Placed on House Arrest for Threatening to Shoot Up School
    Two South Florida girls were ordered to serve 21 days of house arrest Friday after allegedly threatening to shoot up their school. According to authorities, a 12-year-old girl who attends Nova Middle School was arrested Thursday after writing…
  • Feb 16

    Parkland School Shooting Suspect Nikolas Cruz Arrested on 17 Counts of Murder

    Parkland School Shooting Suspect Nikolas Cruz Arrested on 17 Counts of Murder
    Nikolas Cruz, the suspected shooter in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward that killed 17 and left several more injured, is being charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. Cruz is being held without bond…
Rank this Week: 401

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Feb 20

    6 Tips For First Time Home Buyers In Florida

    6 Tips For First Time Home Buyers In Florida
    First time home buyers are often anxious because the purchase of their single family home or condominium will likely be the largest transaction of their lifetime. For this reason, a new home buyer may find this process less overwhelming when…
  • Feb 6

    When Is A Landlord Liable For A Tenant Slip and Fall?

    When Is A Landlord Liable For A Tenant Slip and Fall?
    Many apartment complex slip and fall accidents occur as a result of the landlord’s negligence. Often times, it is the landlord’s failure to maintain their property and address conditions that they knew about or should have known…
  • Jan 1

    Quitclaim Deed Lawsuit

    Quitclaim Deed Lawsuit
    In Florida, quitclaim deeds are one of the most common deeds to transfer real estate.  (Other common deeds include general warranty deeds, special warranty deeds and personal representative deeds.) This is because a large number of…
Rank this Week: 496

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Covers estate, guardianship, probate and trust litigation. By Law Offices of Adrian Philip Thomas.

http://www.florida-probate-lawyer.com/probate
  • Feb 13

    Discovery of Trust Document

    Discovery of Trust Document
    Boren v. Rogers, et al, 43 Fla. L. Weekly D274c In 2014, Ann Boren filed a complaint seeking to invalidate two trusts, one executed in 2013 and the other executed in 2014, on the grounds of undue influence.  The allegations in the…
  • Jan 12

    Delayed Discovery Doctrine Applies to Undue Influence Claim

    Delayed Discovery Doctrine Applies to Undue Influence Claim
    Flanzer v. Kaplan, — So.3d — (2017 Wl 5759041) – Gloria and Louis Flanzer created a philanthropic trust in December 2005. By its terms, the trust became irrevocable at its creation. Louis died in June 2013 and…
  • Jan 11

    Premature Discharge of Personal Representative

    Premature Discharge of Personal Representative
    In re: Estate of Lillian L. Unanue (43 Fla.L.Weekly D70a) – On November 17, 2016, the co-personal representatives of the Estate of Lillian Unanue (“Estate”) filed a final accounting and petition for discharge.  The…
Rank this Week: 412

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/
  • Jan 25

    Senate Moves to Erase Thomas Jefferson From History

    Senate Moves to Erase Thomas Jefferson From History
    During the 2017 controversies over Confederate monuments, President Trump sent out a prescient tweet with the following question:  “…who’s next, Washington, Jefferson?” On December 21, 2017, the United States…
  • Jan 25

    Senate Moves to Erase Thomas Jefferson From History

    Senate Moves to Erase Thomas Jefferson From History
    During the 2017 controversies over Confederate monuments, President Trump sent out a prescient tweet with the following question:  “…who’s next, Washington, Jefferson?” On December 21, 2017, the United States…
  • Jan 20

    The American Creed, Declaration of Independence

    The American Creed, Declaration of Independence
    There are 55 critical words in the Declaration of Independence.
Rank this Week: 377

Florida Intellectual Property Law…

Florida Intellectual Property Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks, copyright law, franchise law, trade secret law and unfair competition law. By John Rizvi.

http://www.floridaipblog.com/
Rank this Week: 358

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 475

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Provides analysis of crimes and sentences for Florida state and federal criminal offenses. By Silber Criminal Law Firm.

http://www.florida-criminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse
    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida was arrested Friday after she allegedly beat two boys, news sources report. Vosburg, 30, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four counts of child neglect and two counts of child abuse with bodily…
  • Oct 22

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery
    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida was arrested this past week for allegedly shoved her former girlfriend out of a moving vehicle, news sources report. Information regarding the victim's identity was not immediately available following…
  • Oct 21

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection
    Charlie Ware, a licensed Hollywood, Florida acupuncturist and acupoint injection therapist, was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of administering questionable injections to as many a dozen patients, some of whom suffered ill-side…
Rank this Week: 376

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/
  • Feb 22

    Tourist Blames Walt Disney for Her Injurie

    Tourist Blames Walt Disney for Her Injurie
    A Pinellas County woman, who requires a scooter to move about, is suing Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, alleging negligence caused her injuries. The woman filed a complaint Feb. 1 in Orange County Circuit Court against Walt Disney Parks and…
  • Jan 30

    Car Accidents, Slip & Falls Rank #4 in Top 10 Leading Causes of Death in U.S.

    Car Accidents, Slip & Falls Rank #4 in Top 10 Leading Causes of Death in U.S.
    A new report out from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looks at the shifting trends in Americans’ health and mortality, and the conditions most likely to take lives. While heart disease and cancer still top the list, Motor…
  • Dec 28

    Orlando Customer Alleges Dollar Tree Negligence Caused Injurie

    Orlando Customer Alleges Dollar Tree Negligence Caused Injurie
    An Orlando man is suing Dollar Tree, alleging negligence led to his injuries. The man filed a complaint Nov. 28 in Orange County Circuit Court against Dollar Tree Store Inc., doing business as Dollar Tree, alleging the retail store failed to…
Rank this Week: 686

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/
  • Feb 22

    Florida Nursing Home Rights in Focu

    Florida Nursing Home Rights in Focu
    Elder care advocates are moving forward with a plan to add a nursing home bill of rights to the Florida Constitution. Our nursing home neglect attorneys remain alarmed by the state of the nation’s nursing home industry. But perhaps…
  • Feb 20

    Fort Myers Man Dies in Fork Lift Accident

    Fort Myers Man Dies in Fork Lift Accident
    FOX4 is reporting a fork lift accident claimed the life of a 57-year-old landscaper working at a farm on South Tamiami Trail in Fort Myers. The man was reportedly repairing the fork lift at the time of the incident and was pronounced dead at…
  • Feb 14

    Drunk Driving, Distracted Driving, Unusual Road Conditions Create Crash Risk

    Drunk Driving, Distracted Driving, Unusual Road Conditions Create Crash Risk
    Recently a North Fort Myers woman was arrested and charged with drunk driving after authorities say she nearly caused a secondary accident after she drove through the marked crime scene of a serious injury crash. Our personal injury…
Rank this Week: 851

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Florida Supreme Court Rejects DUI Blood Sample Challenge

    Florida Supreme Court Rejects DUI Blood Sample Challenge
    In a per curium ruling, the Florida Supreme Court upheld an appellate court decision rejecting defense challenges to blood sample collection of suspects in felony DUI cases. It was a case watched closely by many Florida DUI defense lawyers…
  • Feb 15

    Nine Arrested on Florida Hazing Charges After Fraternity Death

    Nine Arrested on Florida Hazing Charges After Fraternity Death
    Hazing, which years ago may have been considered little more than a normal rite of passage in some school-age circles, is now considered a felony offense in Florida.  F.S. 1006.63 states that hazing can be any action or situation that…
  • Feb 4

    You Can Fight a Florida Traffic Ticket With an App; Doesn’t Mean It’s a Good Lawyer Substitute

    You Can Fight a Florida Traffic Ticket With an App; Doesn’t Mean It’s a Good Lawyer Substitute
    A South-Florida-based tech company founded by a non-attorney promises to allow drivers to effectively fight their traffic tickets from their smartphones. Playing what is essentially a game of averages, the startup app launched a service that…
Rank this Week: 843

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/
  • Feb 22

    Railroads on Track To Miss Positive Train Control Deadline

    Railroads on Track To Miss Positive Train Control Deadline
    The deadline for installing and implementing positive train control, known as PTC, is Dec. 31, 2018. It likely will come and go, with a majority of the country’s railways basically arguing they don’t have enough resources to meet…
  • Feb 14

    Pressure Cookers & Injuries — A Long History

    Pressure Cookers & Injuries — A Long History
    The modern-day version of the pressure cooker dates to 17th-century France. Invented by Denis Papin, a physicist noted for working the steam power, the “steam digester” increased water’s boiling point, resulting in faster…
  • Feb 13

    Another Preventable Train Derailment

    Another Preventable Train Derailment
    Penny-Pinching on Positive Train Control  Amtrak trains have been involved in four deaths since December 2017, including the most recent tragedy in South Carolina that killed two crew members and injured more than 100 passengers. The…
Rank this Week: 678

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

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

    Denied Homeowners Insurance or Have a High Premium? This Might Be Why

    Denied Homeowners Insurance or Have a High Premium? This Might Be Why
    One of the first steps in buying a new home is obtaining homeowners insurance. Lenders will not close on a home unless it is insured. Unfortunately, homeowners sometimes discover that their new home does not qualify for standard insurance,…
  • Feb 20

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – California

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – California
    As I am writing this blog, most of the country is in the middle of a deep freeze. Here in New Jersey, the forecast doesn’t show any signs of warming up: So naturally, my mind turned to more temperate climates and so today we are going…
  • Feb 19

    Insurance Fraud – It’s a Widespread Industry Problem

    Insurance Fraud – It’s a Widespread Industry Problem
    Fraud is generally defined as an act done with the intent to deceive or misrepresent others in order to attain or secure some unlawful gain or deprive a victim of a legal right. Different courts, states, and bodies of law throughout our…
Rank this Week: 536

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/
  • Feb 21

    Rear-End Collision in Melbourne Ends with Arrest

    Rear-End Collision in Melbourne Ends with Arrest
    Officers with the Melbourne Police Department were called in to the scene of a rear-end collision that took place several weeks ago on a Monday in Brevard County.  The official report paints a strange picture as it seems that one of the…
  • Feb 19

    Brevard County Deputy Killed in Crash

    Brevard County Deputy Killed in Crash
    A Brevard County, Florida deputy died last weekend when his patrol vehicle was hit by a semi-truck. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the 32 year old deputy was on his way to work in Viera, driving southbound on Interstate 95…
  • Feb 17

    Unexplained Chase Leads to Fatal Multi-Car Crash in Brevard County

    Unexplained Chase Leads to Fatal Multi-Car Crash in Brevard County
    A frightening incident occurred in Brevard County this past Wednesday when two civilian cars that appeared to be involved in a high-speed chase caused a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of Turtlemound Road and Aurora Road. …
Rank this Week: 651

Florida Business Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers business and employment law. By Mavrick Law Firm.

https://www.mavricklaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    FEDERAL WAGE LAW: EMPLOYER AGREEMENT FOR OVERTIME

    FEDERAL WAGE LAW: EMPLOYER AGREEMENT FOR OVERTIME
    Managing overtime is a constant struggle for many businesses especially when the employee’s duties necessitate irregular work hours or the typical work shift simply cannot be anticipated with reasonable certainty.  Businesses that…
  • Feb 16

    PROTECTION OF TRADE SECRETS FROM LITIGATION DISCOVERY

    PROTECTION OF TRADE SECRETS FROM LITIGATION DISCOVERY
    Businesses often envision that litigation over trade secrets will generally involve a direct lawsuit by or against a person or company that steals or divulges such information in violation of a position of trust.  However, trade secrets…
  • Feb 16

    OVERTIME WAGE LAW: INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR VS. EMPLOYEE

    OVERTIME WAGE LAW: INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR VS. EMPLOYEE
    Under the federal overtime wage law, i.e., the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), it is not always clear whether the law considers someone an “employee,” and it is not always clear who the law considers someone’s…
Rank this Week: 1001

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers health care law and qui tam. By The Brod Law Firm.

https://www.healthcare-fraud-lawyer.com/
  • Feb 20

    Lockheed Martin to Pay Government $4.4 Million After Providing Faulty Equipment

    Lockheed Martin to Pay Government $4.4 Million After Providing Faulty Equipment
    While qui tam cases brought under the False Claims Act (FCA) are often related to health care, qui tam cases can be in connection to any type of claim made to the federal government for payment. In addition to the health care industry,…
  • Feb 16

    More Physicians Suspended From California’s Workers’ Comp System

    More Physicians Suspended From California’s Workers’ Comp System
    In January 2018, the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) suspended 18 medical providers. These providers, many of whom are physicians, can no longer work in the state’s workers’ compensation system due to the…
  • Feb 9

    Couple Indicted for Using Active Duty Military Members in California to Defraud TRICARE

    Couple Indicted for Using Active Duty Military Members in California to Defraud TRICARE
    Jimmy and Ashley Collins, a married couple from Tennessee, have been charged with operating a health care fraud scheme that unlawfully caused TRICARE to reimburse more than $65 million in funds. TRICARE is the federal health care program for…
Rank this Week: 916

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

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

    Paint Makers Must Pay California to Clean Up Lead Paint in Older Home

    Paint Makers Must Pay California to Clean Up Lead Paint in Older Home
    In mid-February, the California Supreme Court denied hearing a number of paint manufacturers’ appeals. The paint manufacturers, ConAgra, NL Industries, and Sherwin-Williams, were ordered in November by the Sixth District Court of Appeal…
  • Feb 16

    California Transit Bus Causes Fatal Accident

    California Transit Bus Causes Fatal Accident
    In early February, an Alameda-Contra Costa (AC) Transit bus collided with a vehicle before striking a home in Berkeley. The bus, traveling west on Ashby Avenue, struck a red sedan driving south on California street. Both vehicles then…
  • Feb 9

    Energy Drink Facing Lawsuit Over Lead Content

    Energy Drink Facing Lawsuit Over Lead Content
    Energy drinks are popular in the U.S., and many brands have been developed or grown in response to eSports, or multiplayer video game competitions. During these types of competitions, where there are numerous players and fans attempting to…
Rank this Week: 993

Florida Construction Industry Law…

Florida Construction Industry Law Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning the construction industry, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-construction-industry/
  • Feb 20

    Implied Warranty of Building in Accordance with Permitted Plans and Specification

    Implied Warranty of Building in Accordance with Permitted Plans and Specification
    In Florida, contractors have an implied duty to build in accordance with the plans and specifications filed with the local building authority—the permit set. If a contractor deviates from the permit set of plan and specs, the contractor…
  • Feb 9

    Prescribed Burning of Land in Florida

    Prescribed Burning of Land in Florida
    Prescribed burning can present complex legal issues touching on property rights, safety concerns, public health, negligence and regulatory hurdles. Read Full Post The post Prescribed Burning of Land in Florida appeared first on .
  • Jan 26

    Taking Out The Trash: Criminal and Civil Liability Under Florida’s Litter Law

    Taking Out The Trash: Criminal and Civil Liability Under Florida’s Litter Law
    The accumulation, collection and disposal of trash is a multi-million dollar industry in Florida. As you can image, there are some of those who refuse to pay the cost associated with properly disposing of trash and instead dump the material…
Rank this Week: 969

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Feb 19

    New VA Appeal Process Unveiled

    New VA Appeal Process Unveiled
    On August 23, 2017, President Trump signed a bill that is meant to overhaul the VA appeals process.  This bill is known by the short title, Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act.  The obvious questions for the new VA…
  • Feb 15

    Diabetes Mellitus Type II due to Agent Orange Exposure

    Diabetes Mellitus Type II due to Agent Orange Exposure
    Diabetes Mellitus Type II (DMII) is one of the 41 diseases that the VA has included on its list of presumptive illnesses due to Agent Orange and other types of herbicide exposure. To see more on qualifying conditions click here.  In…
  • Feb 6

    Why You Should NEVER File a Request for Reconsideration

    Why You Should NEVER File a Request for Reconsideration
    The VA is an expert at complicating things to the point that the average person has difficulty understanding the processes without the help of a VSO or, after a decision, an attorney. VSOs can assist during the filing of a claim, but it takes…
Rank this Week: 988

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 19

    North Lauderdale Woman Found Guilty of Stealing Government Fund

    North Lauderdale Woman Found Guilty of Stealing Government Fund
    A North Lauderdale woman was jailed last month after a jury found her guilty of ninety counts of stealing federal funds. The jury deliberated for approximately thirty minutes before finding her guilty of all charges in Fort Lauderdale federal…
  • Jan 27

    Trials in Ambush Style Homicide Results in One Acquittal and One Life in Prison

    Trials in Ambush Style Homicide Results in One Acquittal and One Life in Prison
    The four boys were attending a party in Homestead when they apparently got bored and decided to leave. They drove around the area for a while in Quentin Vicks’ Ford Taurus stopping at a liquor store before moving on to the area of Mr.…
  • Dec 10

    Ex-Husband Sentenced for Double Attempted Murder in Coral Spring

    Ex-Husband Sentenced for Double Attempted Murder in Coral Spring
    Retired Air Force Major Thomas Maffei’s attorney argued at trial that in addition to his client suffering from diagnosed PTSD, panic disorder, and major depression, he was recently tormented by severe insomnia and just returned from the…
Rank this Week: 995

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Feb 19

    I have Numbness in my Hands, What Should I do?

    I have Numbness in my Hands, What Should I do?
    If you are experiencing numbness or tingling in your hands the first step you should take is contacting your doctor. Depending upon the severity you may want to consider going to the emergency room. Hand numbness could be a result of a very…
  • Feb 19

    I have Numbness in my Hands, What Should I do?

    I have Numbness in my Hands, What Should I do?
    If you are experiencing numbness or tingling in your hands the first step you should take is contacting your doctor. Depending upon the severity you may want to consider going to the emergency room. Hand numbness could be a result of a very…
  • Feb 14

    Are Your SSD Benefits Taxable?

    Are Your SSD Benefits Taxable?
    It’s that dreaded time of year again…tax season. For many of you, this year may be different than previous years. If you began receiving Social Security Disability benefits in 2017 you may be wondering if those benefits are…
Rank this Week: 603

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 733

Florida Real Estate Law and…

Florida Real Estate Law and Investment Blog

Provides news, insights and commentary for investors, developers and their advisors. By Assouline & Berlowe, P.A..

http://floridarealestatelawandinvestmentblog.com
  • Feb 19

    Letters of Intent Without a Final Contract are Just a Piece of Paper

    Letters of Intent Without a Final Contract are Just a Piece of Paper
    Letters of Intent are often a good place to start negotiations for all types of transactions. I’ve written about this before (see post HERE). They can be very helpful in setting the parties’ expectations and helping to draft the…
  • Feb 12

    Mortgage Choice Act is a Failed Opportunity

    Mortgage Choice Act is a Failed Opportunity
    Last week, the House of Representatives passed HR 1153, the Mortgage Choice Act. The Act, sponsored by Representatives Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Steve Stivers (R-OH), Mike Doyle (D-PA) and David Joyce (R-OH), passed with a small amount of…
  • Feb 5

    Where Have All The Cows Gone?

    Where Have All The Cows Gone?
    A client recently completed a 1031 exchange. The replacement property is approximately 27 acres near Tampa.  It will be a little over a year before we are ready to develop this property.  The prior owner had an agricultural…
Rank this Week: 941

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg.

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Feb 19

    5 Ways An Accident Attorney Can Help You

    5 Ways An Accident Attorney Can Help You
    If you were involved in an accident through no fault of your own, it is natural to seek redress for whatever injuries you may have sustained. While you can file for a personal injury claim on your own, it is always a lot better to seek the…
  • Feb 11

    How much does a personal injury attorney charge?

    How much does a personal injury attorney charge?
        There is no upfront cost to hire the experienced personal injury attorneys at Aronberg, Aronberg & Green, Injury Law Firm. We only earn a fee when we win your case. We will never ask you to cut us a check. If you do not…
  • Feb 11

    What to do after an accident?

    What to do after an accident?
    WHAT TO DO AFTER AN ACCIDENT? Document your injuries: Any bruising, cuts or abrasions should be photographed. You should seek medical treatment as soon as practical after an accident. This serves two purposes: (1) allows you to obtain a…
Rank this Week: 974

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers auto accidents and consumer product recalls. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 18

    Overcoming Sovereign Immunity: Holding Government, Workers Accountable in Florida Injury Lawsuit

    Overcoming Sovereign Immunity: Holding Government, Workers Accountable in Florida Injury Lawsuit
    The sovereign immunity doctrine in Florida bars lawsuits in state court against a state government, as well as its agencies and subdivision, absent governmental consent. Although proponents of this theory say it allows for governmental…
  • Feb 10

    Open and Obvious Defense in Florida Premises Liability Injury Lawsuit

    Open and Obvious Defense in Florida Premises Liability Injury Lawsuit
    A Florida personal injury that occurs on someone else’s property can in some circumstances be compensated under the legal theory of premises liability. These theory opines that property owners owe varying degrees of duty to protect…
  • Feb 3

    Hotel Liability for Guest Welfare: Court Weighs ‘Negligent Undertaking’

    Hotel Liability for Guest Welfare: Court Weighs ‘Negligent Undertaking’
    An appellate court in California recently reversed summary judgment in favor of a company that employed a maintenance worker accused by plaintiff of negligently failing to conduct an adequate check on her – a guest – at her…
Rank this Week: 706

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

By The Law Offices of Mark A. Kaire, P.A.

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    Is Ft. Lauderdale That Dangerous for Pedestrians?

    Is Ft. Lauderdale That Dangerous for Pedestrians?
    “Look both ways before you cross the street” is something you might have heard as you were growing up. Yet it’s frustrating when you do look both ways and drivers still act negligently on the road although you take extra…
  • Jan 25

    Failure to Treat Flu Can Lead to Complication

    Failure to Treat Flu Can Lead to Complication
    According to the Centers for Disease Control, this year’s flu season may be the worst in several years. Nearly all states are reporting high flu activity similar to that seen during the 2014-2015 season, the most severe in recent…
  • Jan 5

    Fort Lauderdale’s Most Treacherous Roads for Cyclist

    Fort Lauderdale’s Most Treacherous Roads for Cyclist
    You may recall our previous blog post on Miami’s most dangerous intersections for cyclists. Although Miami-Dade county experienced over 900 crashes in 2016 alone, it was not the only area in Florida that had cyclist safety issues.…
Rank this Week: 532

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
  • Feb 15

    Achats, contrats, associé

    Achats, contrats, associé
    Les agents immobiliers, les business brooker ne sont pas là pour vous conseiller sur vos investissements aux Etats-Unis, votre contrat de locations, votre visa d’immigration. Ils sont là pour vendre le bien…
  • Feb 11

    Projet de Loi sur les prêts sur salaire

    Projet de Loi sur les prêts sur salaire
    En 12 mois entre 2016 et 2017, 7,7 millions de prêts sur salaires ont été versés à des Floridiens, surtout dans les quartiers pauvres. Certains d’entre eux allant jusqu’à contracter au…
  • Feb 8

    Loterie pour la Carte Verte

    Loterie pour la Carte Verte
    Enregistrez-vous maintenant ! La loterie de la Carte Verte (Green Card) a été créée par le gouvernement américain et il attribue 55 000 cartes vertes chaque année. Cliquez ici pour voir si votre…
Rank this Week: 633

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Consumer Protection Agency Needs New Leader, Not New Mission

    Consumer Protection Agency Needs New Leader, Not New Mission
    Over the last several months, the authority and drive of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been eroded piece-by-piece.  Recently, The New York Times reported the agency’s pursuit of predatory payday lenders relaxed…
  • Feb 10

    Miami Debt Defense Attorneys: War on Regulation Only Hurts Consumer

    Miami Debt Defense Attorneys: War on Regulation Only Hurts Consumer
    While Americans are “drowning in debt,” the White House is waging a war on regulation that is ultimately going to push even more consumers into greater debt and higher rates of poverty. Although these plans are touted as part of a…
  • Jan 24

    Judge: Will Not Vacate Foreclosure Ruling Against Bank of America

    Judge: Will Not Vacate Foreclosure Ruling Against Bank of America
    A federal bankruptcy judge who took Bank of America to task for its treatment of homeowners in a foreclosure case refused to rescind his scathing opinion in which he called the bank “heartless” for its conduct, despite the…
Rank this Week: 707

Securities Arbitration Lawyers…

Securities Arbitration Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Silver Law Group.

https://www.silverlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 975