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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/
  • Aug 20

    Can I Legally Keep a Gun in My Car in Florida?

    Can I Legally Keep a Gun in My Car in Florida?
    We all know the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees Americans the right to own weapons. However, that freedom is not without restriction, and it’s important to understand how state law may restrict your rights. …
  • Aug 15

    Pleading Down to Reckless Driving After Florida DUI

    Pleading Down to Reckless Driving After Florida DUI
    Recently, pro-golfer Tiger Woods agreed to plead guilty to reckless driving and enter a diversion program, in exchange for prosecutors dropping DUI charges against him.  ESPN reports the Florida DUI arrest occurred after Woods was found…
  • Aug 10

    Sportscaster’s Florida Elder Battery Arrest Underscores Growing Crime Trend

    Sportscaster’s Florida Elder Battery Arrest Underscores Growing Crime Trend
    A well-known South Florida sports caster was arrested for battery on an elderly person, identified as a 70-year-old man. It’s not clear whether the two are related, though defendant had been staying at the home where the elder man…
Rank this Week: 4264

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure law.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    5 Tips on How to Get Your Mortgage Loan Modified

    5 Tips on How to Get Your Mortgage Loan Modified
    When facing a difficult financial situation, and you are finding it hard to make your monthly mortgage payments, you need to make sure you consider all your options. For many people, a mortgage loan modification is an excellent option that…
  • Aug 10

    How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Ability to Successfully Get Approved for Loans?

    How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Ability to Successfully Get Approved for Loans?
    If you are in a position where it has become necessary to file for bankruptcy, it is important to know how this will impact your life. While there will certainly be some very positive changes from the restructuring or elimination of debt,…
  • Jul 20

    Understanding Florida’s Foreclosure Rescue Fraud Prevention Act (FFRFPA)

    Understanding Florida’s Foreclosure Rescue Fraud Prevention Act (FFRFPA)
    Given the high number of foreclosures that take place in Florida, it is really no surprise that there are many people who try to take advantage of the situation. One of the ways that this can happen is through fraudulent foreclosure rescue…
Rank this Week: 2159

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

By the Law Office of Ray Garcia, P.A.

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Aug 20

    What You Need to Know About Construction Supervision/Management Agreement

    What You Need to Know About Construction Supervision/Management Agreement
    When you need a construction job completed properly, it is very unlikely that you’re going to want to manage the day to day activities that need to be completed. To get things done right, you’ll need to hire a construction manager…
  • Jul 20

    4 Signs Your Construction Dispute is Headed for Litigation

    4 Signs Your Construction Dispute is Headed for Litigation
    Construction companies and contractors are typically able to accept and complete jobs without any significant problems. Unfortunately, disputes related to these types of jobs are all but inevitable when you’ve been in this business for…
  • Jun 22

    4 Ways to Avoid Draw Request Dispute

    4 Ways to Avoid Draw Request Dispute
    Whenever taking on a large construction project, it will be necessary to negotiate a draw schedule with the lender. A draw schedule takes the full amount of the construction loan and splits it up into multiple payments that are made as work…
Rank this Week: 2512

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    5 Tips on How to Get Your Mortgage Loan Modified

    5 Tips on How to Get Your Mortgage Loan Modified
    When facing a difficult financial situation, and you are finding it hard to make your monthly mortgage payments, you need to make sure you consider all your options. For many people, a mortgage loan modification is an excellent option that…
  • Aug 10

    How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Ability to Successfully Get Approved for Loans?

    How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Ability to Successfully Get Approved for Loans?
    If you are in a position where it has become necessary to file for bankruptcy, it is important to know how this will impact your life. While there will certainly be some very positive changes from the restructuring or elimination of debt,…
  • Jul 20

    Understanding Florida’s Foreclosure Rescue Fraud Prevention Act (FFRFPA)

    Understanding Florida’s Foreclosure Rescue Fraud Prevention Act (FFRFPA)
    Given the high number of foreclosures that take place in Florida, it is really no surprise that there are many people who try to take advantage of the situation. One of the ways that this can happen is through fraudulent foreclosure rescue…
Rank this Week: 3729

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/
  • Aug 20

    Opiate Epidemic Assaults South Florida

    Opiate Epidemic Assaults South Florida
    During the 2016 presidential campaign, the opioid epidemic became a campaign issue with overdose deaths hitting a peak of 28,000 nationally the previous year detailed by the latest current available data. It was just a few weeks ago that the…
  • Jul 30

    South Florida Man and New Wife Charged with Sexual Assault of Her Sister

    South Florida Man and New Wife Charged with Sexual Assault of Her Sister
    July 29, 2017 Dale Leary, of Cutler Bay had been married to his now ex-wife Claudia for more than 10 years when the couple decided to take in a high school exchange student from Spain. They employed CCI Greenheart, a Chicago-based nonprofit…
  • Jun 26

    Road Rage and Guns, a Growing Problem in South Florida

    Road Rage and Guns, a Growing Problem in South Florida
    Road rage and guns can be a lethal combination here in South Florida. The frequency of these incidents has more than doubled since 2014. Florida and Texas which are states with the largest number of relaxed gun laws, and concealed carry…
Rank this Week: 3397

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/
  • Aug 20

    Mylan Agrees to Settle FCA Lawsuit Regarding EpiPen

    Mylan Agrees to Settle FCA Lawsuit Regarding EpiPen
    Pharmaceutical companies Mylan Inc. and Mylan Specialty L.P. agree to pay $465 million to settle a lawsuit brought under the False Claims Act (FCA). According to the FCA-based suit brought by a whistleblower, Mylan intentionally misclassified…
  • Aug 11

    The DOJ Continues to Root Out Healthcare Fraud

    The DOJ Continues to Root Out Healthcare Fraud
    On August 10, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced victory in another healthcare fraud case. A federal jury convicted registered nurse, Evelyn Mokwuah, 52, of criminal involvement in a $20-million Medicare fraud scheme. Mokwuah owned two…
  • Aug 4

    Qui Tam Cases Remain Under Seal for Year

    Qui Tam Cases Remain Under Seal for Year
    When qui tam cases under the False Claims Act (FCA) are first filed, they are to remain under seal for 60 days. During this time, the case is secret. The defendant is not even served yet, so it likely does not know there is a suit filed…
Rank this Week: 1877

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Spanish language blog on auto accidents and personal injuries. By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
Rank this Week: 3043

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Aug 19

    DUI Statistics in Tampa, FL

    DUI Statistics in Tampa, FL
    The Tampa Police Department gathers statistics to monitor the activities of the DUI enforcement officers. We recently obtained these summaries for 2015, 2016 and so far in 2017. The summary distinguishes between self-initiated stops and…
  • Aug 4

    Do you lose your driver’s license for a DUI?

    Do you lose your driver’s license for a DUI?
    During the initial consultation, one of the most frequent questions is: “Will I lose my driver’s license because of the DUI?” The short answer is that it depends. After a DUI arrest, your driver’s license is…
  • Apr 14

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance
    The goal for the attorney in a DUI case involving a breath test reading over .08 is getting the breath test result thrown out of evidence. In order to get the breath test results thrown out, the DUI defense attorney can file a motion to…
Rank this Week: 3939

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

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

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
Rank this Week: 1047

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Covers sexual assaults, injuries, passenger disappearances and wrongful death aboard cruise ships. By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.cruiseshiplawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 808

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
  • Aug 18

    Negligent Security on the Rise in the Era of ‘Online Hospitality Services’

    Negligent Security on the Rise in the Era of ‘Online Hospitality Services’
    Hotel, travel and tourism injuries rapidly increase with inadequate security and safety neglect on premises. Once again, Airbnb has been sued by a guest claiming another host at the property assaulted her. Of course, Airbnb and Vrbo do not do…
  • Jul 19

    Ira Leesfield Reappointed to Serve on the Federal Judicial Nominating Committee for Florida

    Ira Leesfield Reappointed to Serve on the Federal Judicial Nominating Committee for Florida
    Ira Leesfield, founder and managing partner of Leesfield Scolaro, P.A., was recently reappointed by Florida Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio to serve on the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) representing the Southern District…
  • May 16

    Boat Tour Safety Regulations in Focus following latest Airboat Tragedy

    Boat Tour Safety Regulations in Focus following latest Airboat Tragedy
    Boating season is upon us, kicked off during Memorial Day weekend only days away.  During the last weekend of Spring, South Florida will once again become the boating capital of the world for many weeks to come, and each year around this…
Rank this Week: 3639

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Renting After Bankruptcy in Florida

    Renting After Bankruptcy in Florida
    Many clients ask us how a bankruptcy filing will affect their ability to rent a home or apartment. While bankruptcy can certainly make it more difficult to rent, it is not impossible. Potential landlords will take several factors into…
  • Aug 9

    Can Spouses File Bankruptcy Separately?

    Can Spouses File Bankruptcy Separately?
    If you and your spouse are contemplating filing for bankruptcy, you may wonder if you are required to file jointly. Married couples can, in fact, file separately. When filing for bankruptcy in Jacksonville, married couples have the following…
  • Jul 31

    What to Do When Only One Party Wants to Divorce

    What to Do When Only One Party Wants to Divorce
    Ending a marriage is a hard choice to make, and unfortunately, it is not always a mutual decision. When one party wants a divorce, and the other does not, it can be an incredibly frustrating situation. In Florida, only one spouse has to want…
Rank this Week: 3453

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1736

This Week's Florida Appeals Court…

This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions

Provides a summary of selected civil and criminal cases. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/florida-appeals-court-decisions/
Rank this Week: 1994

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Carnival Ramps Up, Adding 5 More Cruises to Cuba From Tampa

    Carnival Ramps Up, Adding 5 More Cruises to Cuba From Tampa
    It’s the hot thing right now — getting to Cuba any way you can now that U.S. restrictions have lessened over the last year or so. Cruise lines — including Carnival Cruise Lines — are offering vacationers the…
  • Jun 13

    Neglect From Cruise Lines a Big Reason Why Injured Passengers Contact Law Firm

    Neglect From Cruise Lines a Big Reason Why Injured Passengers Contact Law Firm
    It’s unfortunate, but neglect is one big reason why cruise ship passengers call cruise ship lawyers after an accident has occurred. We talk to passengers every single day who were hurt on a cruise vacation. They’d been injured in…
  • Jun 5

    Carnival Cruise Ship Injuries Make Life Difficult

    Carnival Cruise Ship Injuries Make Life Difficult
    Our firm was recently contacted by a passenger who had cruised with Carnival Cruise Lines. During an accident on the cruise ship, the passenger had a painful accident. Naturally, this ruined the remainder of the vacation. After arriving back…
Rank this Week: 3393

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/
  • Aug 18

    FSU Student Killed, Struck by Car along Alafaya Trail

    FSU Student Killed, Struck by Car along Alafaya Trail
    The Florida Highway Patrol have blocked off the northbound lanes of Alafaya Trail between Econ River Place and McCulloch Road after an accident took place early on Friday morning that resulted in the death of one person. According to the…
  • Aug 18

    Fatal Car vs Motorcycle Crash in Hillsborough County

    Fatal Car vs Motorcycle Crash in Hillsborough County
    A Florida man died this week from injuries sustained during a motorcycle versus car accident in Hillsborough County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 23 year old motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, died at Brandon Regional…
  • Aug 16

    Orange County Deputy Loses Control of Car

    Orange County Deputy Loses Control of Car
    While responding to an emergency call, a deputy with the Orange County Police Department was involved in a car accident that left her in critical condition and two other individuals with minor injuries.  Sgt. Kim Montes, spokesperson for…
Rank this Week: 2459

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 333

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
  • Aug 18

    Adapting: Technology and Wealth

    Adapting: Technology and Wealth
    As an estate planner, it is fascinating to me to see how some have acquired their wealth. When I began my career, many "wealthy" families had earned it the standard way, through careers, businesses and salting away a significant portion of…
  • Aug 11

    European Musing

    European Musing
    Hello from Europe, where I’ve spent a good part of July. In late June we dropped off my youngest at a Brown University Spanish Immersion Program in Segovia, Spain—allowing us to tour Madrid and Barcelona. At the time I write this…
  • Aug 4

    The Story of Uncle Benny

    The Story of Uncle Benny
    In my wife’s family lore they tell the story from many years ago about Uncle Benny who didn’t trust his doctors. One day Benny experienced crushing chest pains and was rushed by ambulance to the hospital. His wife and a host of…
Rank this Week: 678

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3129

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Bakersfield Hospital Sued for Neglect and Wrongful Death

    Bakersfield Hospital Sued for Neglect and Wrongful Death
    The family of an elderly Korean War veteran, Robert Hopkins, who passed away after falling from his hospital bed, has filed a lawsuit against Valley Convalescent Hospital located in Bakersfield, California. The family is citing neglect as the…
  • Aug 16

    Northern California Landlords Settle Complaint Based on Discrimination Claim

    Northern California Landlords Settle Complaint Based on Discrimination Claim
    This summer, landlords in Greenbrae, California, settled a complaint brought by a female tenant with a disability and the Fair Housing Advocates of Northern California (FHANC) based on disability discrimination. The female tenant, Stacey…
  • Aug 14

    Garbage Truck Involved in Highway Collision in San Francisco

    Garbage Truck Involved in Highway Collision in San Francisco
    Garbage trucks are a constant presence on city streets and highway. While they are providing a crucial civic service, these sizable vehicles are sometimes part of serious collisions. On Thursday, August 10, a garbage truck was involved in a…
Rank this Week: 3663

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida truck accidents involving moving trucks, tractor trailers, and rental trucks. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridatruckingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Speeding Teens Could be In Danger of Truck Accident

    Speeding Teens Could be In Danger of Truck Accident
    About 30% of all fatal accidents involving teen drivers in 2014 involved speeding. Speeding is a serious problem for teen drivers and their parents.  Speed-related crashes can result in serious injuries and even fatalities and preventing…
  • Aug 11

    Dangerous Myths About Trucking Collision

    Dangerous Myths About Trucking Collision
    Many people have misconceptions about trucking accidents, and unfortunately some of these myths can impact their ability to share the road safely with larger vehicles. Do you believe any of these myths?: Myth: There’s nothing I can do…
  • Aug 9

    Don’t Let Drowsy Driving Cause a Truck Accident

    Don’t Let Drowsy Driving Cause a Truck Accident
    If you’re going to be driving on highways or anywhere where trucks are common, you need to make sure you take steps to avoid a trucking crash. One big risk factor for trucking collisions is drowsy driving. Drowsy driving is dangerous…
Rank this Week: 4735

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida auto accidents, auto insurance, and personal injury claims. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridacaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Get Your Teen Drivers and Passengers to Use a Seatbelt

    Get Your Teen Drivers and Passengers to Use a Seatbelt
    Teenagers still need to get the message about seatbelts, with research showing that 16-24 is the age group using these life-saving devices least. In fact, most fatal car accidents involving teens include teenagers not wearing seatbelts. There…
  • Aug 11

    Seat Belt Use When You’re Pregnant Protects You and Your Baby

    Seat Belt Use When You’re Pregnant Protects You and Your Baby
    If you are pregnant, getting things to fit will eventually be a problem. This can especially be an issue if what you’re trying to fit is a seat belt. Seat belts provide the best protection for all passengers in a collision. If you are…
  • Aug 9

    The Facts About Seat Belt Use

    The Facts About Seat Belt Use
    Seat belts save lives. In fact, more than 62,000 lives were saved by seat belts between 2008 and 2012. While they are not as high-tech as many other safety features of today’s cars, seat belts remain one of the most important inventions…
Rank this Week: 4258

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
  • Aug 18

    Cordover & Gaies Present on LGBTQ Families & Relationship

    Cordover & Gaies Present on LGBTQ Families & Relationship
    On August 11, 2017, psychologist and collaborative facilitator Jeremy Gaies joined collaborative attorney and mediator Adam B. Cordover to present on the topic of “LGBTQ Relationships:  The New Family and Out-of-Court Dispute…
  • Aug 8

    Pensacola Introductory & Advanced Collaborative Training November 2-4

    Pensacola Introductory & Advanced Collaborative Training November 2-4
    Did you know that there was a major change to Chapter 61 of the Florida Statutes regarding Collaborative Family Law?  Are you confident that you can competently abide by Florida’s new Collaborative Law Rule of Professional Conduct…
  • Jul 25

    New Chief Judge for Second District Court of Appeal

    New Chief Judge for Second District Court of Appeal
    The Honorable Edward C. LaRose has been elected Chief Judge of Florida’s Second District Court of Appeals.  The Second District hears appeals from most of the Tampa Bay area, including Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco Counties.…
Rank this Week: 1654

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Students No Longer Feel Safe in School

    Students No Longer Feel Safe in School
    Schools are no longer the safest place to send your children. With countless acts of violence being reported each year, many students feel something can go wrong anytime. There are also more professors that exercise unethical behavior and an…
  • Aug 18

    Back to School Traffic May Increase Pedestrian Accident

    Back to School Traffic May Increase Pedestrian Accident
    Young students walking to and fro school are exposed to so many dangers. Distracted and intoxicated drivers don’t respect school hours. This is why kids account for the most pedestrian accidents, especially during back to school days.…
  • Aug 11

    Personal Injury Lawsuits Filed Against Jose Fernandez’s Estate

    Personal Injury Lawsuits Filed Against Jose Fernandez’s Estate
    Miami had a heartfelt goodbye for Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez when his boat crashed killing him and the passengers on board. Now the family of the victims is suing the estate of Jose Fernandez. The families are seeking $2 million each for…
Rank this Week: 3601

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

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

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • Aug 18

    ILLUSORY INSURANCE COVERAGE: REAL OR UNREAL?

    ILLUSORY INSURANCE COVERAGE: REAL OR UNREAL?
    In insurance coverage declaratory relief actions, there are times an insured will argue that the insurance policy coverage is illusory.  Typically, an insured will raise this illusory argument if its insurer is denying coverage based on…
  • Aug 12

    THE RELEVANCE AND REASONABLENESS OF DESTRUCTIVE TESTING

    THE RELEVANCE AND REASONABLENESS OF DESTRUCTIVE TESTING
    Destructive testing is a routine investigatory procedure in construction defect disputes.   The destructive testing is necessary to determine liability (causation), the extent of damage, and the repair protocol. …
  • Aug 6

    OWNERS SHOULD SERVE REQUEST FOR SWORN STATEMENT OF ACCOUNT ON LIENOR

    OWNERS SHOULD SERVE REQUEST FOR SWORN STATEMENT OF ACCOUNT ON LIENOR
    When an owner receives a construction lien, an owner should serve the lienor with a Request for Sworn Statement of Account.    The Request for Sworn Statement is authorized by Florida Statute s. 713.16(2) and should be in the…
Rank this Week: 1765

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/
  • Aug 18

    NCL Cancels Right Wing "Rebel" Cruise

    NCL Cancels Right Wing "Rebel" Cruise
    Yesterday, Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) canceled a cruise organized by a Canadian media group, Rebel Media, in response to pressure from an anti-racist organization. The "Rebel Cruise" was touted by Canadian media personality and…
  • Aug 17

    "Speed Restrictions" Plague Allure of the Sea

    "Speed Restrictions" Plague Allure of the Sea
    Several Royal Caribbean customers have reported that propulsion issues which the Allure of the Seas experienced several years ago have returned and will interfere with the cruises which are scheduled in the future. One guest sent us an email…
  • Aug 15

    Cruise Lines Return to Acapulco Amidst Violence

    Cruise Lines Return to Acapulco Amidst Violence
    Yesterday, two articles about Acapulco caught my attention due to the widely different headlines and photographs of the former popular tourist destination. The Los Angeles Times featured a beautiful photo in its article…
Rank this Week: 352

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Alimony, Remarriage, and Live-in Relationships in Florida

    Alimony, Remarriage, and Live-in Relationships in Florida
    Alimony, spousal support, and spousal maintenance all refer to money paid by one ex-spouse to another after a divorce. The idea behind alimony is that, if one spouse depended on the other financially during the marriage, that spouse cannot…
  • Aug 16

    Child Custody Cases and the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program

    Child Custody Cases and the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program
    In Florida, children rarely testify in court. Even when the children are old enough to provide useful testimony, judges always avoid having minors testify in family law cases unless there is no other alternative. Divorce and custody battles…
  • Jul 6

    Child Custody, Domestic Violence, and the Hague Convention

    Child Custody, Domestic Violence, and the Hague Convention
    When a court is called upon to create a parenting plan and a time-sharing schedule, the court is required to consider the factors found in Florida Statute 61.13(3). The best interests of the minor children involved in the proceeding should…
Rank this Week: 4557

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Essential Tips for Dealing with Insurance Companies after an Accident

    Essential Tips for Dealing with Insurance Companies after an Accident
    While most motorists in Florida carry some form of automobile insurance; not all do. That is why the state relies heavily on PIP insurance policies, so that minor accidents do not become costly and time-consuming with litigation. Regardless,…
  • Aug 14

    Nursing Home Errors and Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Nursing Home Errors and Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    Errors in nursing homes are tragic. Not only can they lead to serious injury, but they can also cost the life of a loved one. Whether it is due to a medication error, slip and fall, neglect, abuse, or another form of negligence, family…
  • Aug 11

    Secrets Insurance Claims Adjusters Don’t Want You to Know

    Secrets Insurance Claims Adjusters Don’t Want You to Know
    After an accident, the first company to reach out to you will be the at-fault party’s insurance company. They might seem as though they are on your side. They will tell you that they are concerned about you and your family’s…
Rank this Week: 2767

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Aug 17

    Undocumented workers get hurt on Florida construction site

    Undocumented workers get hurt on Florida construction site
    There are many undocumented immigrants looking for work in south Florida's construction trade. Many are long-term residents who have worked for years under the radar with falsified or nonexistent immigration documents. However, the workers…
  • Aug 4

    Stoned workers a conundrum for business owner

    Stoned workers a conundrum for business owner
    Have you had difficulty assembling qualified construction crews to handle all of your jobs because you can't find enough reasonably competent workers who can pass pre-employment or random drug screens? Or perhaps you're fed up with dealing…
  • Jul 21

    How do you find a reliable contractor?

    How do you find a reliable contractor?
    Who do you trust to work on your home when there are horror stories everywhere about remodeling projects gone wrong? Finding a good contractor takes a little patience and a bit of hard work. Start with these 3 steps:...
Rank this Week: 2215

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Public Defenders Are Effective Attorneys for Those Who Qualify

    Public Defenders Are Effective Attorneys for Those Who Qualify
    Anyone who has taken middle school civics, or who has ever seen a cop show on TV, knows the 6th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees those who are accused of a crime have the right to be represented by a lawyer in all critical phases…
  • Jun 18

    Drug Court can help some offenders avoid jailtime

    Drug Court can help some offenders avoid jailtime
    Thankfully, the criminal justice system recognizes that crimes related to drugs and alcohol are oftentimes rooted in the disease of addiction and offers a respite in a program called Drug Court. If successfully completed, Drug Court helps…
  • May 2

    Pre-Trial programs can help offenders avoid conviction

    Pre-Trial programs can help offenders avoid conviction
    Everybody makes mistakes. For some people, those mistakes bring them into conflict with the law. Thankfully, Florida law recognizes that, in some cases, offenders deserve a second chance. In Pensacola, Milton, Fort Walton, Destin, and all…
Rank this Week: 1496

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
  • 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 –…
  • Nov 29

    Court Lifts Limits on Alternate Jurors in Civil Trial

    Court Lifts Limits on Alternate Jurors in Civil Trial
    The Florida Rules of Civil Procedure have been amended by the Florida Supreme Court to remove the limit on the number of alternate jurors in civil trials. Effective January 1, 2017, Rule 1.431 has been amended to read “The court may…
Rank this Week: 817

Florida Condominium Law Blog

Florida Condominium Law Blog

Covers condominium associations. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-condominium/
  • Aug 17

    2017 Legislative Update for Florida’s Community Association Laws: Part III

    2017 Legislative Update for Florida’s Community Association Laws: Part III
    On July 1st, the 2017 amendments to the Florida Statutes affecting community associations became effective.  The 2017 legislative amendments to the Condominium Act and Homeowners Association Act are substantial.  This post is Part…
  • Aug 9

    2017 Legislative Update for Florida’s Community Association Laws: Part II

    2017 Legislative Update for Florida’s Community Association Laws: Part II
    On July 1st, the 2017 amendments to the Florida Statutes affecting community associations became effective.  The 2017 legislative amendments to the Condominium Act and Homeowners Association Act are substantial.  This post is Part…
  • Aug 4

    2017 Legislative Update for Florida’s Community Association Laws: Part I

    2017 Legislative Update for Florida’s Community Association Laws: Part I
    On July 1st, the 2017 amendments to the Florida Statutes affecting community associations became effective.  The 2017 legislative amendments to the Condominium Act and Homeowners Association Act are substantial.  This post is Part I…
Rank this Week: 1644

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

https://www.floridaemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Broward County Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Using Stolen IDs to File Fraudulent Tax Return

    Broward County Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Using Stolen IDs to File Fraudulent Tax Return
    A Broward County tax return preparer pleaded guilty recently to conspiring to file and filing fraudulent tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). According to documents filed with the court, the 41-year-old man owned two tax…
  • Aug 15

    Fort Lauderdale Company Accused of Failing to Pay Employees for Overtime Work

    Fort Lauderdale Company Accused of Failing to Pay Employees for Overtime Work
    A former employee has filed a lawsuit against his former South Florida employer, citing alleged unpaid wages. The man filed a complaint on June 16 in the Broward County Circuit Court, alleging that his former employer failed its duty to pay…
  • Aug 10

    Former Employee of Pinellas County Business Alleges She Was Subjected to Harassment

    Former Employee of Pinellas County Business Alleges She Was Subjected to Harassment
    A Pinellas County woman alleges that she suffered discrimination and harassment because of her gender while working for her former employer. According to the woman’s complaint, she alleges she was employed as a buyer and produce manager…
Rank this Week: 2243

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Thomas & Pearl.

http://thomasandpearl.com/blog/
  • Aug 16

    Charlottesville, Police Duties, and Bodily Injury

    Charlottesville, Police Duties, and Bodily Injury
    Charlottesville, Virginia received nationwide attention over the weekend as white nationalists and counter-protesters skirmished on city streets.  The clash culminated in a car being driven into a group of counter…
  • Jul 27

    Workplace Injury and Death in Florida

    Workplace Injury and Death in Florida
    The towering stacks of the TECO (Tampa Electric) Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach can be seen from almost anywhere in the Tampa Bay area.  It even has a discharge canal that is a state and federally designated manatee…
  • Jul 13

    4th of July Fireworks, Injury, and Destruction

    4th of July Fireworks, Injury, and Destruction
    Fireworks are common over 4th of July holiday—but so are injuries and destruction of property because of them. Tuesday, July 4th 2017 found Satellite Beach, Florida firefighters trying to contain a blaze at one local home, and some…
Rank this Week: 3059

Stock Attorneys Blog

Stock Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.stockattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Burris Suspended by FINRA for Five Business Day

    Burris Suspended by FINRA for Five Business Day
    (FINRA Case #2015044921601) Johnny Earl Burris (CRD #2850953, Surprise, Arizona) submitted an Offer of Settlement in which he was assessed a deferred fine of $5,000 and suspended from association with any FINRA member in all capacities for…
  • Aug 10

    Bullock Censured and Fined by FINRA

    Bullock Censured and Fined by FINRA
    (FINRA Case #2016051902901) Robert Michael Bulloch (CRD #2541075, Raleigh, North Carolina) An AWC (Accept, Waiver & Consent) was issued in which Bulloch was censured and fined $10,000. Without admitting or denying the findings, Bulloch…
  • Aug 8

    Cetera Advisors LLC Sanctioned by FINRA

    Cetera Advisors LLC Sanctioned by FINRA
    (FINRA Case #2016050259001) Cetera Advisors LLC (CRD #10299, Denver, Colorado) – An AWC (Accept, Waiver & Consent) was issued in which the firm was censured and required to provide a remediation plan to FINRA to remediate eligible…
Rank this Week: 4299

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Establishing Marijuana Impairment Proves Challenging in Crash Injury Lawsuit

    Establishing Marijuana Impairment Proves Challenging in Crash Injury Lawsuit
    It’s well known that smoking or otherwise consuming marijuana before getting behind the wheel dramatically increases the likelihood of a car accident – even when the dose in question is small. However, proving marijuana impairment…
  • Aug 11

    Florida Appeals Court Reverses Premises Liability Lawsuit After DUI Death

    Florida Appeals Court Reverses Premises Liability Lawsuit After DUI Death
    There may be a number of potential legal avenues to explore in civil court following a DUI death in Florida. These can include dram shop liability, vicarious liability (of vehicle owner or employer) as well as claims for uninsured/…
  • Aug 3

    Florida Traffic Fatality Rate Increases as National Rates Spike

    Florida Traffic Fatality Rate Increases as National Rates Spike
    As the national rate of traffic fatalities fell by more than 20 percent between 1975 and 2015, the rate in Florida spiked by 47 percent. That’s according to recent data published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…
Rank this Week: 3086

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Domestic Violence E-Book, Part V

    Domestic Violence E-Book, Part V
    Common Questions When Defending Domestic Violent Cases in Florida What Strategies Are Used To Defend If Someone Is Going To Agree To Some Level Of Guilt? Also, What If Somebody Simply Didn’t Do Anything Wrong? The lawyers of Blake &…
  • Aug 3

    Domestic Violence E-Book, Part IV

    Domestic Violence E-Book, Part IV
    How Often Do Domestic Violence Cases In Florida Involve Alcohol and Drugs? How Often Are Domestic Violence Cases Related To Alcohol And Drugs? Oftentimes when a situation turns physical, it’s because the emotions are running hot and…
  • Jul 17

    Absence of Price Tags or Other Credible Evidence Helps Florida Defendant Win Petit Theft Conviction Appeal

    Absence of Price Tags or Other Credible Evidence Helps Florida Defendant Win Petit Theft Conviction Appeal
    When you or a loved one stands trial for a crime, it is important to put up the most vigorous defense possible, even when the crime in question is only a misdemeanor. Even misdemeanors can have serious consequences, and the difference…
Rank this Week: 4743

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: 467

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Texas Taxes Cloud-Based Software Texting Service

    Texas Taxes Cloud-Based Software Texting Service
    Texas is one of many states beginning to tax software as a service. Known as SaaS, these new impositions of tax are still struggling with practical application. Software as a service typically includes a situation in which a software company…
  • Aug 13

    STATES OFFER AMNESTY FOR FBA AMAZON PRORGAM

    STATES OFFER AMNESTY FOR FBA AMAZON PRORGAM
    Over the past several decades nexus has been at the forefront of the state and local tax world.  Since the Quill ruling in 1992, states have aggressively created ways in which a company can have a sufficient connection to their…
  • Aug 7

    Tours Subject to Sales Tax in Tennessee

    Tours Subject to Sales Tax in Tennessee
    Tennessee has issued a notice stating that tours fall under the definition of “amusement” and are subject to sales and use tax. While amusements typically appear as places of amusement, such as amusement parks, concerts, and other…
Rank this Week: 2175

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

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

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Aug 16

    Zimmer Implantable Spinal Fusion Stimulator Recall

    Zimmer Implantable Spinal Fusion Stimulator Recall
    The FDA announced a recall of Zimmer Biomet’s SpF PLUS Mini and SpF XL IIb implantable spinal fusion stimulators.  This is due to the high levels of potentially harmful chemicals that are potentially harmful to tissues and organs…
  • Jul 24

    Contaminated Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Linked to Mycobacterum Chimaera Case

    Contaminated Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Linked to Mycobacterum Chimaera Case
    The Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler, manufactured by LivaNova, has been linked to cases of mycobacterium chimaera, a type of non-tuberculosis mycobacteria (NTM), due to water contamination. The Stockert system is commonly used in medical practice.…
  • Jun 19

    New Jersey Stryker LFit V40 Lawsuits Receive Consolidation

    New Jersey Stryker LFit V40 Lawsuits Receive Consolidation
    On August 29, 2016, Stryker issued a voluntary recall of certain lots of Stryker LFit Anatomic Cobalt Chromium V40 femoral heads, a prosthetic hip replacement device, manufactured before March 2011. This recall included over 40,000 defective…
Rank this Week: 716

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/
  • Aug 16

    Homestead, Save Our Homes, and Corrections to Assessed Value: Are You Ready for Your 2017 Property Taxes?

    Homestead, Save Our Homes, and Corrections to Assessed Value: Are You Ready for Your 2017 Property Taxes?
    As of January 1st of 2017, it has been reported that the total value of real property in Lee County increased for the fifth consecutive year to $105.6 billion (nearly 9% higher than 2016 values). With this year’s Truth in Millage…
  • Jul 28

    A New Set of Tires and the Latest Supreme Court Case on Property Right

    A New Set of Tires and the Latest Supreme Court Case on Property Right
    What do they have in common? Nothing…except that when I was getting a new set of tires put on my car, I had time to read Murr v. Wisconsin, the recent U.S. Supreme Court 40-page decision in a property rights case involving a regulatory…
  • Jul 26

    Actions Speak Louder Than Word

    Actions Speak Louder Than Word
    It’s an old saying, but it’s true in life and in court, as illustrated in a recent takings decision, Town of Ponce Inlet v. Pacetta, LLC, et al. The Town appealed “a multi-million-dollar” judgment on an inverse…
Rank this Week: 2975

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/
  • Aug 15

    School Owes Duty to Warn of Insect Dangers on Abroad Trip

    School Owes Duty to Warn of Insect Dangers on Abroad Trip
    A tiny tick in a mountainous region of China set off a chain of events leading to a $40 million verdict against a Connecticut school – a verdict recently affirmed by the Connecticut Supreme Court. Although the court’s ruling…
  • Aug 12

    Injury at Bar With Mechanical Bull Lassos $80K Settlement

    Injury at Bar With Mechanical Bull Lassos $80K Settlement
    A bar injury involving a mechanical bull resulted in an $81,000 settlement prior to trial, after a customer was thrown violently from the ride, suffering a broken ankle, torn ligament and other injuries. The same bar has paid at least…
  • Aug 5

    Peak Fair Season and Fair Ride Death Raises Safety Concern

    Peak Fair Season and Fair Ride Death Raises Safety Concern
    State fairs are iconic Americana. The whir of cotton candy machines, the game jingles and, of course, the rides.  But the experience isn’t always as safe as patrons have come to expect. Recently in Ohio, a U.S. Marine recruit, just…
Rank this Week: 4655

Wade Coye Law

Wade Coye Law

A Florida Attorney's Thoughts On The Law, Life, And Technology

http://www.coyelaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1703

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: 730

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4551