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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/
  • Dec 10

    #MeToo movement hits Judiciary

    #MeToo movement hits Judiciary
    The #MeToo movement has made its way to the judiciary... Judge Alex Kozinski stands accused.  The Washington Post covers the story here:A former clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski said the powerful and well-known jurist, who for many years…
  • Dec 6

    11th Circuit addresses dreadlocks in en banc denial

    11th Circuit addresses dreadlocks in en banc denial
    The 11th Circuit denied en banc review in an interesting case involving lots of discussion of dreadlocks.  Judge Jordan wrote a lengthy opinion concurring in the denial of review.  Judge Martin, joined by Judges Rosenbaum and Pryor,…
  • Dec 5

    What is the appropriate sentence for Dr. Salomon Melgen?

    What is the appropriate sentence for Dr. Salomon Melgen?
    What is the appropriate sentence for Dr. Salomon Melgen?  That's the question facing Judge Marra, who starts a 3-day (!) sentencing hearing today.  From the AP:Prosecutors say a prominent Florida eye doctor accused of bribing …
Rank this Week: 88

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 86

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida car accidents, wrongful death, and bicycle accidents. By Salpeter Gitkin, LLP.

http://www.florida-injury-attorneys-blog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Pompano Beach, Florida Tow Truck/Bus Collision Injures 32

    Pompano Beach, Florida Tow Truck/Bus Collision Injures 32
    A Pompano Beach, Florida tow truck/public transit bus collision sent 32 people to area hospitals on Thursday, news sources report. The victims were not immediately available following the incident; they were treated at several area hospitals.…
  • Oct 16

    Qwentyn Hunter Drowns Aboard Miami, Florida Cruise Ship

    Qwentyn Hunter Drowns Aboard Miami, Florida Cruise Ship
    Qwentyn Hunter drowned aboard a Miami, Florida Carnival Cruise ship Monday, news sources report. The cruise ship was still at sea at the time of the tragic accident. Six-year-old Hunter, of Winter Garden, was pronounced dead after being…
  • Oct 14

    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida Injured in Hit-and-Run Collision

    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida Injured in Hit-and-Run Collision
    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida was critically injured Friday after he got out of his car following a crash and was struck by a semi, which fled the scene, news sources report. The other driver involved in the initial car accident…
Rank this Week: 104

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/
  • Dec 3

    Former NCL Cruise Executives Square Off in Trial in Miami-Dade Courthouse: But What About the Dead Filipino Crew Members?

    Former NCL Cruise Executives Square Off in Trial in Miami-Dade Courthouse: But What About the Dead Filipino Crew Members?
    Former Norwegian Cruise Line ("NCL") CEO Colin Veitch's trial against his successor, Kevin  Sheehan, and their old cruise line, NCL, for defamation and breach of contract has been underway in the Miami-Dade County courthouse, here in…
  • Dec 3

    Carnival Triumph Cancels Cruise Due to "Technical" Problem

    Carnival Triumph Cancels Cruise Due to "Technical" Problem
    The Carnival Triumph joined the club of cruise ships which have suffered propulsion problems this year. There have been fourteen such problems this year alone. The Triumph arrived late back at the port of New Orleans on Thursday due to…
  • Nov 24

    P&O Cancels Oriana Cruise in January 2018

    P&O Cancels Oriana Cruise in January 2018
    P&O Cruises Senior Vice President Paul Ludlowon posted a comment on the P&O Facebook page announcing the cancellation of a cruise aboard the Oriana (voyage X801). P&O says that the Oriana will "undergo three week technical…
Rank this Week: 138

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: 161

Articles on Immigration -…

Articles on Immigration - International Child Advocacy - Human Rights

By Ama Appiah.

http://lawofficeofamanappiah.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding,…
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding, the…
  • Apr 18

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain
    Despite previous reports of reform in Bahrain, the following article reports that human rights violations continue to occur against anti-government protestors and detainees.  Read the full story…
Rank this Week: 158

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 10

    HO HO HO

    HO HO HO
    Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada just named a woman to Canada's Supreme Court. Is it me, or do the Justices all look like Santa Claus? I mean, if you're Canada, and you're closer to the North Pole than the US, do you really want to dress…
  • Dec 9

    CARDONA TO WRAP UP AND JUDGES ON THE MOVE

    CARDONA TO WRAP UP AND JUDGES ON THE MOVE
    The Cardona case moved along  this past week, with a read back of the late Dr. Hyma's testimony as the medical examiner on the case. Up Monday: Dr Death herself: Chief ME Emma Lew will also testify. It's worth a look for a young lawyer,…
  • Dec 7

    The President Can/ Cannot Be Charged With Obstruction

    The President Can/ Cannot Be Charged With Obstruction
    Here's a first: A blogger debate. Millennial Me will defend the position the president  committed obstruction of justice. Rumpole, as an intellectual exercise will take the other side. Rumpole goes first*:R: The President is…
Rank this Week: 243

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 229

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: 234

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 29

    Two South Florida Women Arrested at Aventura Mall in Credit Card Fraud Case

    Two South Florida Women Arrested at Aventura Mall in Credit Card Fraud Case
    Police arrested two women on Monday at the Aventura Mall who are accused of trying to buy thousand of dollars’ worth of designer goods with stolen credit cards. Aventura police said the women, 31 and 52, allegedly stole five credit…
  • Nov 28

    Florida Crime Down in First Half of 2017

    Florida Crime Down in First Half of 2017
    Crime fell across Florida in the first half of 2017, according to the Semi-Annual Uniform Crime Report from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. While there were more than 6,000 fewer crimes reported in Florida in the first sixth months…
  • Oct 24

    2 Arrested in Hernando County for Credit Card Fraud

    2 Arrested in Hernando County for Credit Card Fraud
    Two people have been arrested in Hernando County and are facing multiple fraud and drug charges in connection with an alleged credit card fraud scheme. The pair have been booked into the Hernando County Jail. A detective with the Hernando…
Rank this Week: 235

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: 226

Percy Martinez Blawg

Percy Martinez Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury law.

https://percymartinezlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 288

Florida IP

Florida IP

Covers intellectual property developments. By Woodrow Pollack.

http://floridaip.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Want To Pursue Attorneys Fees After Invalidating A Patent in Front of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board?

    Want To Pursue Attorneys Fees After Invalidating A Patent in Front of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board?
    Not so fast.  If the case is moot because all of the claims have been extinguished, you may have foregone your ability to pursue discovery to support your claim for attorneys fees in federal court.MD Security Solutions, LLC sued…
  • Nov 22

    They're Alive! Breathing Life Back Into Our Patent System?

    They're Alive! Breathing Life Back Into Our Patent System?
    I wrote an article last year in The Tampa Tribune entitled "The Death of American Innovation?" discussing the impact of the America Invents Act (passed in 2011) on the validity and enforceability of patents in our country.   One of the…
  • Mar 28

    Florida's Patent Troll Act

    Florida's Patent Troll Act
    Last year, Florida (like a few other states) passed a "Patent Troll Prevention Act."  Fla. Stat. 501.991 et seq.  The act sought to discourage "bad faith" assertion of patent rights in Florida.  The Legislature described its…
Rank this Week: 256

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 4

    AAA Study: Hands-Free Technology Poses Threat to Drivers, Passenger

    AAA Study: Hands-Free Technology Poses Threat to Drivers, Passenger
    Researchers who study distracted driving have long asserted that talking on a cell phone can be as dangerous as texting when you’re behind the wheel. However, many states, like Florida, continue to allow cell phone use by drivers, so…
  • Nov 2

    Uspenskaya v. Meline – Collateral Source Rule in Florida Injury Case

    Uspenskaya v. Meline – Collateral Source Rule in Florida Injury Case
    Florida’s collateral source rule prohibits defendants in personal injury cases from benefiting when plaintiffs receive payments for things like medical bills or lost wages through collateral sources, such as health insurance or…
  • Oct 29

    “Terrible” Florida Car Accident Claims Woman’s Husband, Baby and Memory

    “Terrible” Florida Car Accident Claims Woman’s Husband, Baby and Memory
    After a horrific crash in Altamonte Springs that claimed the life of her husband and 1-year-old son, it’s been reported that a 27-year-old woman has no memory of either the crash – or her family.  That might on the surface…
Rank this Week: 295

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/
  • Dec 8

    Miami’s Cruise Industry Gave $23,500 to Senator Who Stopped New Cruise Tax

    Miami’s Cruise Industry Gave $23,500 to Senator Who Stopped New Cruise Tax
    By: JESSICA LIPSCOMB, New Times Next time you see a cruise ship at PortMiami, consider this: Because of a loophole ... The post Miami’s Cruise Industry Gave $23,500 to Senator Who Stopped New Cruise Tax appeared first on LMAW, PA.
  • Dec 6

    2018 Cruise Trends + Advice for Staying Safe

    2018 Cruise Trends + Advice for Staying Safe
    Are you planning a cruise in 2018? Are you a frequent cruiser who is curious as to the trends that could dominate the industry next year? If you answered yes to either or both of those questions, then look no further. We have the inside scoop…
  • Dec 4

    71-Year-Old Man Medevaced from Norwegian Breakaway Due to Respiratory Distre

    71-Year-Old Man Medevaced from Norwegian Breakaway Due to Respiratory Distre
    No one ever sets out on a cruise vacation expecting to fall seriously ill or experience a major health concern. However, that happens far more often than anyone would like. This week, a 71-year-old man was suffering acute respiratory distress…
Rank this Week: 338

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
  • Dec 8

    West Palm Beach Police Officer Zachary Immler Arrested, Charged With Grand Theft

    West Palm Beach Police Officer Zachary Immler Arrested, Charged With Grand Theft
    Officer Zachary Immler of Boca Raton, Florida was arrested on December 5 for his involvement in a grand theft investigation that began in October. Immler, 31, faces grand theft charges and was booked into jail. He was later released on his…
  • Dec 6

    New Port Richey Pharmacist Pleads Guilty In Fraud Scheme

    New Port Richey Pharmacist Pleads Guilty In Fraud Scheme
    A pharmacist operating in New Port Richey, Florida as well as seven other individuals pleaded guilty last month to a compounding pharmacy fraud scheme, resulting in the forfeiture of various real properties, cars, and a 50-foot boat. By the…
  • Dec 4

    Michael “Mikey” Arana Arrested in Miami-Dade, Florida DUI Crash That Injured Two Cop

    Michael “Mikey” Arana Arrested in Miami-Dade, Florida DUI Crash That Injured Two Cop
    Michael Arana, a bodyguard for pop star Justin Bieber, was arrested in Miami on November 30 for allegedly causing a car crash while under the influence of alcohol that injured two Miami-Dade police officers. Arana, 32, faces multiple charges,…
Rank this Week: 365

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

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

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Dec 7

    Plaintiff Awarded $27.8 Million in First Xarelto Pennsylvania State Trial

    Plaintiff Awarded $27.8 Million in First Xarelto Pennsylvania State Trial
    On Tuesday, a jury entered a verdict of $27.8 million against Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Bayer AG’s Bayer Pharmaceuticals Inc. in the first state court trial out of the Philadelphia County Court of…
  • Nov 30

    United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation: November Meeting Overview

    United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation: November Meeting Overview
    The next hearing session of the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation is scheduled for November 30, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. Eight matters are set for oral argument to consider motions to transfer each to one…
  • Oct 23

    Xarelto Lawsuit Update

    Xarelto Lawsuit Update
    The Mass Tort Unit of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, led by veteran pharmaceutical and medical device lawyers Brenda Fulmer and C. Calvin Warriner, III, recently filed several more lawsuits against the manufacturers of Xarelto.…
Rank this Week: 400

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

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

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

    Naples Chamber Discusses “After Irma: The Outlook for Small Business in Collier County”

    Naples Chamber Discusses “After Irma: The Outlook for Small Business in Collier County”
    Last week on Wednesday, November 15th, the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce hosted a panel of local business and government leaders, to discuss “After Irma: The Outlook for Small Business in Collier County.” Panelists included…
  • Nov 14

    Conservancy Hosts Event on Fracking and Pushes for Ban in 2018

    Conservancy Hosts Event on Fracking and Pushes for Ban in 2018
    Last week, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosted Cornell University Professor Dr. Tony Ingraffea, as part of its “Evenings with the Conservancy” series who spoke on the “Effects of Unconventional Drilling” on…
  • Oct 18

    Are Your Neighbor’s Trees Growing On Your Property?

    Are Your Neighbor’s Trees Growing On Your Property?
      Your neighbors are proud of their beautiful, large fruit trees, which are now growing substantially over your property. The trees have grown so large that a number of branches extend over your house, tool shed, and other improvements,…
Rank this Week: 340

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: 491

Stock Attorneys Blog

Stock Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.stockattorneysblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Fleming Suspended by FINRA for Four Month

    Fleming Suspended by FINRA for Four Month
    (FINRA Case #2013035035902) James Sylvester Fleming III (CRD #846806, Paxton, Massachusetts) – An AWC (Accept, Wavier & Consent) was issued in which Fleming was fined $10,000 and suspended from association with any FINRA member in…
  • Nov 30

    Lomedico Supended & Fined by FINRA

    Lomedico Supended & Fined by FINRA
    (FINRA Case #2013037843201) David John Lomedico (CRD #1531676, Huntington, New York) – An AWC (Accept, Wavier & Consent) was issued in which Lomedico was assessed a deferred fine of $5,000 and suspended from association with any…
  • Nov 22

    FINRA Suspends LaCerte

    FINRA Suspends LaCerte
    (FINRA Case #2016051367201) Elaine Diones LaCerte (CRD #1536459, Colorado Springs, Colorado) – An AWC (Accept, Wavier & Consent) was issued in which LaCerte was assessed a deferred fine of $5,000 and suspended from association with…
Rank this Week: 411

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/
  • Dec 4

    Trampling on Fundamental Freedoms — Ending Net Neutrality

    Trampling on Fundamental Freedoms — Ending Net Neutrality
    The issue of net neutrality discouragingly has devolved into death threats. A 28-year-old man faces criminal charges for allegedly saying he will kill Rep. John Katko if the New York Republican supports the Federal Communications…
  • Dec 1

    Are EpiPens Friend or Foe?

    Are EpiPens Friend or Foe?
    7 Deaths Associated With Medical Device EpiPens exist to save lives or stave off severe allergic reactions to drugs, foods, insect bites and other causes of anaphylaxis. They are pocket-sized cylindrical devices that, in case of an episode,…
  • Nov 22

    A Season for Remembering Our Blessing

    A Season for Remembering Our Blessing
    What does Thanksgiving represent to you? A day of football? A day with family and friends where everyone eats too much, talks too much and then falls asleep together? If you get to eat, drink and be merry…be consciously thankful, too.…
Rank this Week: 484

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Does It Matter Which Party – Spouse Files First in a Florida Divorce Case?

    Does It Matter Which Party – Spouse Files First in a Florida Divorce Case?
    Breaking up is hard to do. Sometimes, one person finds out that another has been unfaithful, or another person may just be out of love, and a Florida divorce can come as a surprise or without very much warning. But for most when a marriage is…
  • Nov 15

    What are the Tax Implications of a Florida Divorce? Proposed Tax Reforms and Alimony

    What are the Tax Implications of a Florida Divorce? Proposed Tax Reforms and Alimony
    When couples divorce in the State of Florida, one consideration is will there be alimony and if so, how much for how long? Alimony comes in different shapes and sizes, but one aspect has consistent: the spouse that pays the alimony is allowed…
  • Nov 7

    Can I Get Divorced in Florida if I Have Been Stationed Here for Military Duty?

    Can I Get Divorced in Florida if I Have Been Stationed Here for Military Duty?
    Getting divorced creates a myriad of obstacles, but one of the biggest issues for military families is the question of “what state am I supposed to get divorced in?”  In the State of Florida, the court requires that a party…
Rank this Week: 443

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Nov 30

    Your Car Accident Responsibilities in Florida

    Your Car Accident Responsibilities in Florida
    Florida has over 16 million licensed drivers, and each year our state logs approximately several hundred accidents per day. Just about everyone suffers at least one motor vehicle accident in a lifetime – so it is better to be prepared…
  • Nov 20

    Nursing Home Abuse is Grossly Underreported in the United State

    Nursing Home Abuse is Grossly Underreported in the United State
    The numbers are in from a recent government study, and they further prove that 1 out of 4 cases of nursing home abuse have gone unreported. The agency faults Medicare for not enforcing a requirement for nursing homes to notify law enforcement…
  • Nov 17

    Can I Be Fired While on Workers’ Compensation in Florida?

    Can I Be Fired While on Workers’ Compensation in Florida?
    Today’s job market is sparse, and many Floridians find themselves working extra hard just to scrape by. When injured at work, you can find yourself in a position where you cannot pay your bills, medical costs are compounding, and you…
Rank this Week: 427

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

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

    Firefighter in Duval County arrested for St. Johns County sex crime

    Firefighter in Duval County arrested for St. Johns County sex crime
    A fireman working in Jacksonville has been arrested for solicitation of a child via computer and unlawful use of a two-way communication device out of St. Johns County.  According to a report in the Florida Times Union, the man allegedly…
  • Nov 14

    Local police officer arrested for domestic battery in Jacksonville

    Local police officer arrested for domestic battery in Jacksonville
    A Jacksonville Sheriff’s officer has been arrested for domestic battery in Duval County, making him the tenth employee of the office arrested in 2017.  According to an article in the Florida Times Union, the officer allegedly bit…
  • Nov 2

    My loved one has been arrested in Jacksonville. Now what?

    My loved one has been arrested in Jacksonville. Now what?
    It is a terrible jolt when you or someone you love is arrested in Duval, Clay, Nassau or St. Johns County.  There is a feeling of helplessness, but you don’t have to handle it alone.  Our Jacksonville Arrest Attorney, Victoria…
Rank this Week: 511

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice issues related to minors and children, including child safety, crimes against children, as well as medical care and health issues. By David A. Wolf.

http://www.floridachildinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 453

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 26

    UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA STUDENT ARRESTED ON CAMPUS FOR GUN AND DRUG CHARGES

    UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA STUDENT ARRESTED ON CAMPUS FOR GUN AND DRUG CHARGES
    19 YEAR OLD MALE STUDENT ARRESTED A college student was arrested by the University of North Florida Police Department after a victim and witness reported Cage William Edwards had threatened the victim with a gun.  The recently released…
  • Jun 27

    DRYWALL POWDER LEFT FLORIDA MAN IN JAIL 90 DAYS

    DRYWALL POWDER LEFT FLORIDA MAN IN JAIL 90 DAYS
      DRYWALL POWDER WRONGFULLY DETERMINED TO BE COCAINE BY FLAWED FIELD TEST A Jacksonville.com story gives details into a tragic case in which an innocent man remained jailed for 90 days on suspicion of possession of cocaine.  The…
  • Jun 27

    POLICE SEARCH FOR TWO CAR BURGLARS ON DUVAL’S NORTHSIDE

    POLICE SEARCH FOR TWO CAR BURGLARS ON DUVAL’S NORTHSIDE
    BURGLARS UNIDENTIFIED AT PRESENT BUT A CLEAR VIDEO RECORDING EXISTS A recent News4Jax story is attempting to help catch to car burglars who were captured on home security surveillance system.  The report states that the car burglaries…
Rank this Week: 519

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/
  • Oct 13

    Press Release: Book Signing Event for Inventors, Startups & Entrepreneurs at Barnes & Noble in Fort Lauderdale

    Press Release: Book Signing Event for Inventors, Startups & Entrepreneurs at Barnes & Noble in Fort Lauderdale
    Fort Lauderdale, FL., Nov 11, 2017 / press release / – Barnes & Noble will be hosting a book-signing event with best-selling author and patent attorney, John Rizvi, on Nov 11th, 2 p.m., 2051 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale.…
  • Jul 27

    Look Around: The Simplest Ideas Have Made Inventors Millions…

    Look Around: The Simplest Ideas Have Made Inventors Millions…
    Just because your idea seems simple does not mean it does not have the power to disrupt an entire industry. I come across inventors regularly who tell me they were too embarrassed or afraid to see a patent attorney because they felt their…
  • Jun 26

    Miami Patent Attorney’s Latest Inventor Book Tops Amazon Best Seller List

    Miami Patent Attorney’s Latest Inventor Book Tops Amazon Best Seller List
    If you are an American inventor or entrepreneur with a new idea, you cannot help but relate to the long, exhilarating, and yet sometimes painful journey of creating something new. Follow along and discover the secrets behind doggedly pursuing…
Rank this Week: 478

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    Were You Arrested For a DUI in Palm Beach County?

    Were You Arrested For a DUI in Palm Beach County?
    This past weekend, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 14 drunk drivers in a crackdown that began Friday night. The crackdown led to 14 DUI arrests and more than 800 other citations throughout unincorporated parts of Palm…
  • Jun 15

    Vehicular Homicide with DUI and Strict Liability

    Vehicular Homicide with DUI and Strict Liability
    Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and causing or contributing to the death to another is a strict liability crime in the State of Florida. The strict liability portion of a DUI charge means that even if the driver of the vehicle…
  • Jun 14

    Drug Possession, Criminal Charges and Penaltie

    Drug Possession, Criminal Charges and Penaltie
    The possession, use, distribution or sale of certain drugs is a crime. Punishments range from fines to many years in prison. These drugs are illegal because of health risks and because they are associated with violent crimes. Both the states…
Rank this Week: 462

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: 458

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    OCC: Wells Fargo a “Repeat Offender” Against Consumer Right

    OCC: Wells Fargo a “Repeat Offender” Against Consumer Right
    A recent letter from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency slams Wells Fargo & Co., and warns it may be taking federal enforcement action against the financial institution for a host of wrongs in its mortgage and auto insurance…
  • Dec 7

    Equifax Breach Effects Being Felt By Consumer

    Equifax Breach Effects Being Felt By Consumer
    Stolen consumer data from Equifax is reportedly being used by criminals, who heisted the information to apply for student loans, credit cards and even mortgages. The Chicago Tribune reports a class action lawsuit alleges this, as well as…
  • Dec 5

    Student Loan Debt Leaves Workers Unable to Make a Living

    Student Loan Debt Leaves Workers Unable to Make a Living
    Student loan debt has reached astronomical highs in recent years, and now, The New York Times is reporting on a phenomenon that’s making it even harder for borrowers to keep up. In 19 states, when you fail to keep up with your student…
Rank this Week: 653

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/
  • Dec 9

    President of Boating Company Dies in Florida Boating Accident

    President of Boating Company Dies in Florida Boating Accident
    The president of a Rhode Island boating company has died from injuries sustained in a single-boat crash in the Florida Keys during the Florida Powerboat Club Key West Poker Run. The crash occurred last month near the Faro Blanco Resort and…
  • Dec 7

    The Role of Social Media in Your Florida Personal Injury Lawsuit

    The Role of Social Media in Your Florida Personal Injury Lawsuit
    In the last decade, the Pew Research Center has closely analyzed the many ways Americans use social media to interact with others and seek information. Researchers discovered that in 2016, almost 8 out of 10 Americans who are online (which is…
  • Dec 4

    Negotiating Hospital Liens in Cape Coral Personal Injury Lawsuit

    Negotiating Hospital Liens in Cape Coral Personal Injury Lawsuit
    If you have suffered a personal injury, you may be faced with a hospital lien on whatever damages you collect from the tortfeasor (wrongdoer). Hospital lien claims typically arise when you have received some emergency care after an auto…
Rank this Week: 700

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    P.L.U.R. to Steve Koch

    P.L.U.R. to Steve Koch
    By Michael Santucci Recently, we lost one of the toughest business people I have known. We lost an innovator. We lost a visionary. I enjoyed working with electronic music promoter, festival operator and music manager Steve Koch starting in…
  • Dec 4

    Wu-Tang Clan opposes trademark application for “Woof-Tang Clan”

    Wu-Tang Clan opposes trademark application for “Woof-Tang Clan”
    Recently, Robert Diggs, p/k/a RZA, opposed a trademark application for the mark WOOF-TANG CLAN.[1] RZA is one of the leaders of the hip-hop group WU-TANG CLAN and alleges to be the owner of multiple trademark registrations containing the mark…
  • Nov 22

    Client Spotlight: Belvit Jordan, Founder of Next Weekend Production

    Client Spotlight: Belvit Jordan, Founder of Next Weekend Production
    One of our clients we hold close to our hearts here at Santucci Priore P.L. is Belvit Jordan, Founder and Managing Partner of South Florida based Next Weekend Productions. Her special events and production company oversees the coordination,…
Rank this Week: 646

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/
  • Dec 8

    ARC New York City REIT – New Tender -Mackenzie Capital – $13.01/Share

    ARC New York City REIT – New Tender -Mackenzie Capital – $13.01/Share
    ARC New York City REIT – How to Recover your Losses The White Law Group continues to investigate potential claims involving broker dealers who may have unsuitably recommended ARC New York City REIT to investors. ARC New York City REIT…
  • Dec 7

    Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT Urges Shareholders to Reject Tender

    Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT Urges Shareholders to Reject Tender
    Investment Losses in Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT Did you lose money investing in Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Arbitration…
  • Dec 6

    FINRA Censures BB&T for Overcharging Retirement Plan

    FINRA Censures BB&T for Overcharging Retirement Plan
    BB&T agrees to provide remediation to affected clients According to The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the regulator has censured BB&T Investment Services for overcharging retirement plans and charitable organizations in…
Rank this Week: 687

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Dec 7

    Depression and the VA

    Depression and the VA
    Depression is known to be one of the most common disabilities veterans are facing today. It is more than just a feeling of sadness. It can alter a person’s mood, cause disturbances in concentration, sleep, activity level, interests,…
  • Dec 5

    New and Material Evidence

    New and Material Evidence
    “The claim for service connection for [your disability here] remains denied because the evidence submitted is not new and material.”  Have you ever read those words when looking at your rating decision from the…
  • Dec 4

    Service Dogs for Veterans Struggling with PTSD

    Service Dogs for Veterans Struggling with PTSD
    Veterans who are dealing with the everyday stress of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) know that living with this condition certainly does not make life any easier. Some veterans experience symptoms such as nightmares, flashbacks, or…
Rank this Week: 767

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/
  • Dec 7

    The Constitutional Right of Due Process of Law and Your Florida Annulment Case

    The Constitutional Right of Due Process of Law and Your Florida Annulment Case
    Different circumstances can create different needs for different couples. Many people going to court seeking an end to their marriage desire a divorce. Sometimes, though, the person filing seeks not a dissolution but an annulment, which has a…
  • Nov 28

    How the Rules Related to Jurisdiction Can Affect Your Family Law Case in the Florida Court

    How the Rules Related to Jurisdiction Can Affect Your Family Law Case in the Florida Court
    There are several things you should assess before you decide to go to court seeking a modification of a divorce judgment or alimony, child custody/timesharing, child support, or other family law-related court order. First, you have to…
  • Nov 22

    Custody, Timesharing, and the Holidays in Florida

    Custody, Timesharing, and the Holidays in Florida
    It is once again fast approaching the “Holiday Season” time of year. For many people, especially those with children, that can mean hosting family from out of town or making travel arrangements to visit faraway relatives. For some…
Rank this Week: 650

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://www.roiglawyers.com/flpipguide/
  • Dec 6

    Judge Dismisses Lawsuit of Injured NJ Driver Who Maintained FL Insurance Policy

    Judge Dismisses Lawsuit of Injured NJ Driver Who Maintained FL Insurance Policy
    A New Jersey judge has ruled that Jeffrey Scholes, a man living in New Jersey but driving a car registered and insured in Florida, may not sue another New Jersey driver for injuries he sustained in a car accident. Judge … Continue…
  • Nov 16

    Attorney Fee Multipliers in PIP and the Search for a Guiding Lodestar

    Attorney Fee Multipliers in PIP and the Search for a Guiding Lodestar
    In October 2017, the Supreme Court again addressed the issue of contingency fee multipliers to awards of attorneys’ fees. Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Plaintiff attorneys felt a tinge of delight and perhaps delayed buying their…
  • Nov 1

    Panama City Woman Sinks SUV for Insurance Money

    Panama City Woman Sinks SUV for Insurance Money
    According to the Panama City News Herald, 65-year-old Debra Jenkins has been arrested and charged with insurance fraud after having her SUV driven into a lagoon and pretending that the vehicle was stolen. The police had reportedly found a…
Rank this Week: 763

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Garvin Law Firm.

https://www.garvinlegal.com/blog/
  • Dec 2

    Private Plane Fatal Crashes Lowest in 50 Year

    Private Plane Fatal Crashes Lowest in 50 Year
    Just last week, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board released statistics showing in 2016 fatal crashes on privately owned aircrafts was at its lowest level in 50 years. According to the NTSB, the fatal-accident rate was 1 per 100,000…
  • Nov 21

    Garvin Law Firm listed among “Best Law Firms” by U.S News & World Report

    Garvin Law Firm listed among “Best Law Firms” by U.S News & World Report
    Attorneys Leland and Jeff Garvin The Garvin Law Firm is proud to have been listed in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list. In addition, Founding Partner Jeffrey R. Garvin has been…
  • Nov 14

    Will the Florida Legislature finally protect Florida Drivers and their Wallet?

    Will the Florida Legislature finally protect Florida Drivers and their Wallet?
    Last legislative session, the Florida legislature failed to pass a bill that would have required mandatory bodily injury insurance for drivers in Florida.  The bill would have replaced laws enacted in 1971 as part of a no fault…
Rank this Week: 727

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

Covers collaborative divorce, family law, and mediation. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://familydiplomacy.com/blog
  • Nov 21

    Collaborative Divorce Is Not Right For You If…

    Collaborative Divorce Is Not Right For You If…
    Collaborative divorce is not for everyone.  Sure, most families going through divorce would benefit from the private, secure, and non-adversarial nature of the collaborative process.  However, it may not be right for you if certain…
  • Nov 13

    Direnfeld: Settling Parenting Disputes Outside Court

    Direnfeld: Settling Parenting Disputes Outside Court
    Do you ever wonder how your divorce is affecting your children?  Do you sometimes think about how conflict may be affecting your own mental health, and your ability to effectively parent, or co-parent? Gary Direnfeld is an…
  • Oct 30

    The Walking Dead: Who Is Judith’s Legal Father?

    The Walking Dead: Who Is Judith’s Legal Father?
    AMC’s The Walking Dead recently premiered its season 8 debut.  For the uninitiated, The Walking Dead follows former deputy sheriff Rick Grimes and others as they navigate a post-apocalyptic world of zombies (which they call…
Rank this Week: 580

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

Covers voir dire, cause challenges, juror concealment, non-verbal behavior, and peremptory challenges. By Robert W. Kelley.

http://www.juryblog.com
  • Nov 10

    Voir Dire Lessons from Trial: Defense Perspective

    Voir Dire Lessons from Trial: Defense Perspective
    Earlier this week, in a medical malpractice wrongful death trial in Gainesville, the defense lawyers did a very thorough job questioning the prospective jurors during voir dire. Below are a few of the questions they used to evaluate the panel…
  • Aug 17

    Trial Judge Reversed Due to Arbitrary Time Limits on Jury Selection

    Trial Judge Reversed Due to Arbitrary Time Limits on Jury Selection
    A first-degree murder conviction was reversed last month due to the trial court imposing arbitrary time limits during jury selection. In Hopkins v. State, 2017 WL 2983284 (Fla. 4th DCA, July 12, 2017), the trial court advised counsel, for the…
  • Apr 24

    Florida Supreme Court Revises Standard Juror Questionnaire

    Florida Supreme Court Revises Standard Juror Questionnaire
    Earlier this year the Florida Supreme Court approved changes to the standard Juror Questionnaire, Form 1.983. There are currently only two standard juror questionnaires approved for use in civil trials by the Florida Supreme Court –…
Rank this Week: 702

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
  • Nov 6

    When an IRA Distribution Causes a Probate

    When an IRA Distribution Causes a Probate
    Most clients who have revocable trusts believe that there won’t be a probate opened upon their passing. I’ve written in the past how your trust won’t avoid the probate process if all of the assets that would have otherwise…
  • Nov 6

    Where Are You From?

    Where Are You From?
    So where are you from? And if you own a residence in Florida and haven’t declared Florida residency yet, why haven’t you yet?!  In case you haven’t heard, living here can substantially decrease your tax bill. In…
  • Sep 22

    Income Tax Deductions for Hurricane Related Casualty Losse

    Income Tax Deductions for Hurricane Related Casualty Losse
    Many Florida residents, particularly those in Southwest Florida, suffered casualty losses from Hurricane Irma recently. My thoughts are with those families and individuals at this challenging time, as many of us recover from a loss of…
Rank this Week: 647

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Oct 29

    Odometer Rollback Lawsuit Provides Justice for our Client

    Odometer Rollback Lawsuit Provides Justice for our Client
    Our client was interested in purchasing a pickup truck.  He went to a local dealership where he saw one that he was told could pull his trailer.  He was told that the vehicle was inspected and was just what he was looking for. …
  • Oct 27

    Car Dealer Fraud Results in Client Recovering Money Damage

    Car Dealer Fraud Results in Client Recovering Money Damage
    Our client purchased a car from a car dealer, and paid them her down payment.  She was then told to go to a different dealer, who finished the paperwork, including financing from a credit union.  She made payments on the car for…
  • Oct 25

    Auto Fraud Lawsuit Against Car Dealer Allows Client to Recover his Money

    Auto Fraud Lawsuit Against Car Dealer Allows Client to Recover his Money
    Our client was looking for a new car at a local dealership.  He provided his employment and income information to the dealership.  The dealer told him he was approved for the new car.  He traded-in his car, which was fully paid…
Rank this Week: 626

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Jurisdiction to search and prosecute defendants on vessel without nationality authorized

    Jurisdiction to search and prosecute defendants on vessel without nationality authorized
      In U.S. v. Lopez Hernandez, the defendants appeal their convictions under the Maritime Drug Law Enforcement Act (MDLEA) which criminalizes individuals for possessing with intent to distribute a controlled substance while on board a…
  • Oct 5

    Evidence was sufficient to prove possession of child pornographic image

    Evidence was sufficient to prove possession of child pornographic image
      In U.S. v Little received multiple emails on his smart phone containing child pornography on December 21, 2013, while he was in Texas. At the time he was in Texas he opened the email and the pornographic attachments. Then Little moved…
  • Sep 23

    New sentencing hearing ordered for evidence to support identity theft enhancement

    New sentencing hearing ordered for evidence to support identity theft enhancement
    In U.S. v Wright the defendant Wright pled guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft by filing fraudulent tax returns in the name of identity theft victims in order to obtain the refunds in violation of 18…
Rank this Week: 618

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais Rusak.

https://news.braislaw.com
  • Jul 19

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim
    Our Florida Jet Ski accident attorneys handle many different types of personal watercraft injury cases. These cases range from negligently conducted Jet Ski tours to improper personal watercraft design. In this case, we represent a person who…
  • Jun 5

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable
    Our Florida personal watercraft injury lawyers were recently successful in convincing a court that a release was legally insufficient and, therefore, unenforceable. Facts of the Case Our client and her boyfriend were staying at the…
  • Apr 25

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard
    Earlier this year, Royal Caribbean announced its implementation of a new water safety program fleet wide starting with Oasis of the Seas.  The program includes stationing of lifeguards trained by StarGuard Elite at every pool including…
Rank this Week: 651

My Law License

My Law License

Covers the Florida bar admission and grievance process. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Raquel Ruano, Massachusetts Best (Worst Marketing) Attorney

    Raquel Ruano, Massachusetts Best (Worst Marketing) Attorney
    This crap is still going on. Lawyers hiring marketers, not paying attention to the unethical and cheesy ways they try to game Google for their lawyer-clients, and I'm done reaching out to these idiot lawyers to ask them to ask their marketers…
  • Apr 11

    United Airlines Conduct Was "Totally Legal"

    United Airlines Conduct Was "Totally Legal"
    When you saw the video of that guy being dragged off the United Airlines flight, I trust your first thought was "man, that's terrible."My first thought was "man, someone is going to defend that."And so it developed, like every other video on…
  • Jan 17

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison
    In my estimation, there are five things that are icing on the cake for any lawyer who practices criminal defense. 1. An acquittal in a death penalty case; 2. A reversal of a death sentence on appeal; 3. An invitation to argue before the…
Rank this Week: 743

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Hollander Law Firm.

http://www.south-florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 7

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury
    If you work in construction, landscaping or health care, you know there are many hazards that come with the job. Those who are injured at work in Florida may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits, which are the…
  • Jan 7

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury
    If you work in construction, landscaping or health care, you know there are many hazards that come with the job. Those who are injured at work in Florida may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits, which are the…
  • Jan 4

    Bicycle, Pedestrian Deaths Up Sharply

    Bicycle, Pedestrian Deaths Up Sharply
    An 11-year-old South Florida boy was struck and killed while riding on his bicycle about a mile from his North Fort Myers home recently. The driver of the pickup truck that hit the boy reportedly did not see him, as the stretch of road is not…
Rank this Week: 648