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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/
  • Sep 10

    Lawsuit Alleges Eclipse Glasses Caused Permanent Blindne

    Lawsuit Alleges Eclipse Glasses Caused Permanent Blindne
    We trust that the products we purchase will be safe for the purpose intended. We also trust that when promises are made that a product will protect us from a given danger – whether that promise is express or implied – that it will…
  • Sep 5

    Fatal Amusement Park on Class Trip Weighed by State High Court

    Fatal Amusement Park on Class Trip Weighed by State High Court
    In a lawsuit against a fatal amusement park accident during a school outing that claimed the life of a child, defendant amusement park cannot seek indemnification from the school. However, according to a recent New Jersey Supreme Court…
  • Aug 29

    Dance Student Awarded $148M After Airport Shelter Collapse Leads to Paralysi

    Dance Student Awarded $148M After Airport Shelter Collapse Leads to Paralysi
    Jurors awarded $148 million in damages to a former dance student who was permanently paralyzed as a result of a poorly-maintained pedestrian shelter at a bus stop of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. That amount fell shy of…
Rank this Week: 4430

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 9

    Court Affirms Product Liability Lawsuit Verdict Against Auto Maker

    Court Affirms Product Liability Lawsuit Verdict Against Auto Maker
    An auto manufacturer was ordered to pay $1 million to a man who was catastrophically and permanently injured in a rollover crash when his seat belt failed to protect him. He was rendered quadriplegic, though has retained some limited use of…
  • Sep 3

    Florida Court: Insurer Must Cover $15M Verdict Against Insured

    Florida Court: Insurer Must Cover $15M Verdict Against Insured
    An insurance company is liable to cover a $15 million trial verdict won by the mother of one victim of a horrific drunk driving crash in South Florida several years ago.  The insurer might have had a leg to stand on in its assertion that…
  • Aug 30

    Enforcing Collection of Damages in DUI Lawsuit

    Enforcing Collection of Damages in DUI Lawsuit
    Most are familiar with the concept of hiding assets in the midst of a divorce. We don’t often hear about hidden assets in personal injury lawsuits, but that’s because the majority of defendants aren’t independently wealthy.…
Rank this Week: 2985

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Cover injury and accident law. By Perazzo Law Firm.

https://www.floridainjuryblog.com/
  • Sep 9

    Hurricane Irma Advisory

    Hurricane Irma Advisory
    HURRICANE IRMA As Florida is preparing to feel the brunt of Hurricane Irma, the Perazzo Law Firm is thinking of you and your family. In preparation for the storm, gather necessary supplies such as batteries, food, water, first aid kits, sand…
  • Sep 1

    What to Do After Your Home is Damaged by a Hurricane

    What to Do After Your Home is Damaged by a Hurricane
    What to Do After Your Home is Damaged by a Hurricane By The Perazzo Law Firm Losing a home can be devastating to any family. During this hyperactive hurricane season, knowing your rights is very important. However, suffering any damage to…
  • Aug 7

    When Car Safety Fails to Save You

    When Car Safety Fails to Save You
    When Car Safety Fails to Save You By The Perazzo Law Firm Every time we leave the safety of our homes we are exposed to dangers and risks of injury. On the road we risk injury from drunk drivers who choose to become intoxicated and operate a…
Rank this Week: 1396

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 9

    Nursing Home Abuse Cases Tougher With Arbitration Agreement

    Nursing Home Abuse Cases Tougher With Arbitration Agreement
    Corporations love arbitration agreements. Whether it’s a cell phone contract or an employment agreement, compelling people to give up their right to take any future disputes to court is advantageous to these firms. But as our nursing…
  • Sep 1

    Attorney Halberg Negotiates $2.3M Fort Myers Medical Malpractice Settlement

    Attorney Halberg Negotiates $2.3M Fort Myers Medical Malpractice Settlement
    David J. Halberg, Attorneys at Law, recently secured a $2.3 million medical malpractice settlement with Golisano Children’s Hospital, stemming from a brain injury and arm amputation of a newborn in 2013. Halberg fought on behalf of the…
  • Aug 24

    479,000 Infant Onesies Recalled Due To Choking Hazard

    479,000 Infant Onesies Recalled Due To Choking Hazard
    The clothing maker Precious Cargo is recalling 479,000 onesies due to a choking hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the snaps on the garments can detach and become a choking hazard. The recall includes onesies with a three…
Rank this Week: 764

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Sep 8

    Important Numbers for Hurricane Irma

    Important Numbers for Hurricane Irma
    As Hurricane Irma approaches we encourage our friends and clients to prepare for the storm and wish for everyone’s safety. Following are some important numbers to keep with you during and after the storm: EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS:…
  • Sep 5

    Cecere Santana can Help with Hurricane Irma Claim

    Cecere Santana can Help with Hurricane Irma Claim
    Hurricane Irma continues to threaten Florida in the upcoming days. As many of us run around trying to get our home and families ready for the storm, it’s equally important to have your hurricane insurance matters in order. This is the…
  • Sep 3

    South Florida Hit-and-Run Accident

    South Florida Hit-and-Run Accident
    When a driver is involved in a South Florida car accident, they are required by law to remain at the scene of the accident and exchange their driver’s license and insurance information with the other drivers involved. In accidents in…
Rank this Week: 2298

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Sep 7

    New Port Richey Hurricane Claim Attorney :: New Port Richey, Florida Hurricane Claim Lawyer Jason Melton

    New Port Richey Hurricane Claim Attorney :: New Port Richey, Florida Hurricane Claim Lawyer Jason Melton
    There is nothing that can compare to the helplessness we feel after a hurricane. We are unable to stop or limit the outcome of these natural disasters, like Hurricane Irma headed our way. While we can all take protective measures to help…
  • Aug 28

    Pasco County Man Accused of Leaving Children in Hot Car

    Pasco County Man Accused of Leaving Children in Hot Car
    A Pasco County man is accused of leaving three children in a hot car Friday while he shopped for diapers. The man is charged with child neglect for the incident that occurred in a Wesley Chapel Publix parking lot. Deputies said the…
  • Aug 1

    Air Bag Inflator Ruptures, Kills Holiday Woman

    Air Bag Inflator Ruptures, Kills Holiday Woman
    A Florida woman has died in a crash near Tampa from injuries that may have been caused by an exploding Takata air bag inflator. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the July 19 death in Holiday, which could be the 19th worldwide and…
Rank this Week: 3170

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Clearwater Hurricane Claim Attorney :: Clearwater, Florida Hurricane Claim Attorney Jason Melton

    Clearwater Hurricane Claim Attorney :: Clearwater, Florida Hurricane Claim Attorney Jason Melton
    Hurricane Irma is continuing to tear a deadly path through the Caribbean, causing widespread destruction and reducing buildings to rubble, on a track that could lead to a catastrophic strike on Florida. Florida is braced for a possible…
  • Aug 29

    Motorcyclist Critically Injured in St. Petersburg Overnight Crash

    Motorcyclist Critically Injured in St. Petersburg Overnight Crash
    St. Petersburg police are investigating an early morning traffic crash that sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries. The crash occurred around 12:41 a.m. at Central Avenue and 45th Street in St. Pete. Police said a Volkswagen,…
  • Aug 14

    Outback Steakhouse of Florida LLC Accused of Failing to Take Safety Measure

    Outback Steakhouse of Florida LLC Accused of Failing to Take Safety Measure
    A customer is suing Outback Steakhouse of Florida LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries. The woman filed a complaint on June 29 in the Sixth Judicial Circuit of Florida – Pinellas County, alleging that…
Rank this Week: 2063

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/
  • Sep 7

    Sheriff Promises Arrests for Outstanding Warrants at Hurricane Shelter

    Sheriff Promises Arrests for Outstanding Warrants at Hurricane Shelter
    While monster Hurricane Irma threatens the Florida peninsula after battering the Bahamas, Floridians everywhere are making plans either to evacuate or hunker down. Those who choose to stay (or are unable to leave) may have only one option…
  • Sep 2

    The Nurse, The Deputy and the Warrantless Blood Draw

    The Nurse, The Deputy and the Warrantless Blood Draw
    In an explosive video that went viral recently, a Utah nurse is manhandled and arrested by a sheriff’s deputy, irate that the charge nurse refused to take a blood sample from an unconscious patient absent a warrant. He threatened her…
  • Aug 25

    Fake Credit Card Arrests in Florida Spike

    Fake Credit Card Arrests in Florida Spike
    A number of recent criminal cases in South Florida have involved counterfeit checks. Florida Statute F.S. 817.60(6) deals specifically with forgery of credit cards. Violation of this statute is punishable under F.S. 817.67, which classifies…
Rank this Week: 667

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

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

    What is Individual Unemployability?

    What is Individual Unemployability?
    Individual Unemployability is often times the main goal for many veterans who are filing for disability.  Total Disability for Individual Unemployment (TDIU or simply, IU), is a disability rating granted by the VA where you receive…
  • Sep 6

    The Evidence Requirement for a Claim of PTSD

    The Evidence Requirement for a Claim of PTSD
    If you peruse our blog on a regular basis, you know that Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (or PTSD) is a subject that is frequently discussed.  PTSD is a mental health condition triggered by a traumatic event in the life of an…
  • Sep 1

    Video Blog – SS Hearing Level – Form

    Video Blog – SS Hearing Level – Form
    Natalia Jofre: Hello and welcome to Hill and Ponton’s Social Security disability blog. I’m Natalia Jofre, the Social Security section director for our firm. Shelly Mark: And I’m Shelly Mark, I am the senior Social Security…
Rank this Week: 3234

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Sep 7

    Swimming Pool Company’s Non-Compete Claim Takes a Dive

    Swimming Pool Company’s Non-Compete Claim Takes a Dive
    When a company believes that an employee has breached a non-compete agreement by going to work for a competitor, one remedy it can seek is a preliminary injunction. A preliminary injunction is meant to preserve the status quo in a case…
  • Aug 30

    Fifth Circuit Derails Reverse Discrimination Claims Against Amtrak

    Fifth Circuit Derails Reverse Discrimination Claims Against Amtrak
    White male discontent has been a major media talking point since the presidential election, and even long before. This talking point has made its way into the workplace, where tech firms are now being targeted for allegedly discriminating…
  • Jul 18

    Commodity Futures Trading Commission Launches Cooperation Initiative

    Commodity Futures Trading Commission Launches Cooperation Initiative
    When investigating potential wrongdoing, government investigators have powerful tools that they can use to obtain information. As the U.S. Attorneys’ Manual explains, one such tool is the ability to enter into non-prosecution agreements…
Rank this Week: 647

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Sep 7

    Citrus County Hurricane Claim Attorney :: Citrus County, Florida Hurricane Claim Lawyer Jason Melton

    Citrus County Hurricane Claim Attorney :: Citrus County, Florida Hurricane Claim Lawyer Jason Melton
    Florida is bracing as Hurricane Irma, the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded, is slated to hit Florida on Sunday. The hurricane “remains a dangerous and life-threatening Category 5” storm, Florida Gov. Rick Scott warned…
  • Aug 29

    Man Charged with Fatal Hit-And-Run in Sumter County

    Man Charged with Fatal Hit-And-Run in Sumter County
    A murder charge has been filed against the 27-year-old man accused of killing a Citrus County woman during a hit-and-run crash in Sumter County. The Florida Highway Patrol said the 27-year-old man was speeding away from police after a traffic…
  • Aug 21

    Golf Carts Possibly Coming to Citrus County Road

    Golf Carts Possibly Coming to Citrus County Road
    The Crystal River City Council is considering letting golf carts drive on city roads. They will vote on whether or not to move forward with the plan during their meeting Aug. 14. In almost every driveway in Crystal River Village, you’ll…
Rank this Week: 3196

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Divorce: Can’t Find Spouse

    Divorce: Can’t Find Spouse
    Divorcing a husband you can’t find or a wife you can’t find can be challenging.  It is a maze that requires you to know where to start before you can get through it.  As a Jacksonville divorce lawyer, I sometimes have…
  • Apr 26

    Attorney Fees, Divorce

    Attorney Fees, Divorce
    As a Jacksonville divorce attorney, I understand that attorney fees in divorce cases is an issue that comes up in every case. Whether each person will pay his or her own attorney fees, or whether the other side will be forced to contribute…
  • Apr 13

    Child Support Contempt

    Child Support Contempt
    Child Support Contempt is a common issue with Jacksonville Family law and divorce cases. When it comes to child support, often child support contempt motions are part of the norm.  As a Jacksonville child support attorney and family…
Rank this Week: 991

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law. By the Law Office of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 6

    President Trump Has Ended DACA? What Do I Do Now?

    President Trump Has Ended DACA? What Do I Do Now?
    On September 5, 2017, President Trump announced that he was ending DACA . . . sort of.  Its true, DACA, formally known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is ending as we have known it since 2012 when President Obama created the…
  • Aug 30

    When A Dropped Criminal Charge Can Turn Into A “Conviction” For Deportation Purpose

    When A Dropped Criminal Charge Can Turn Into A “Conviction” For Deportation Purpose
    Typically, if the government is going to institute deportation proceedings on the basis of a criminal charge, there must be a conviction.  In immigration court, the term “conviction” is interpreted very loosely.  For…
  • Aug 2

    Should I Be Worried About The Expanded Use of Expedited Removal?

    Should I Be Worried About The Expanded Use of Expedited Removal?
    Recently, memos have surfaced that the Trump administration is working to expand the use of Expedited Removal in an effort to become tougher on immigration enforcement. This is bad news for anyone in the United States who doesn’t carry…
Rank this Week: 668

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Sep 6

    Road Rage Accidents in Florida

    Road Rage Accidents in Florida
    While everyone should obey traffic laws, the reality is that each year, a number of people in Florida and throughout the United States get into accidents due to road rage. If you or someone close to you has been injured in a…
  • Sep 6

    School Zone Accidents in Florida

    School Zone Accidents in Florida
    Each year in Florida and throughout the United States, children are injured in accidents that occur inside school zones. Many of these accidents involve child pedestrians and can cause serious, even fatal injuries to the child. If a…
  • Sep 6

    Pool Chemical Injuries in Florida

    Pool Chemical Injuries in Florida
    Pool owners and operators in Florida have an obligation to maintain their pools to make sure that individuals who use the pool are not injured. Part of this obligation includes ensuring that pool chemicals are in check and the pool is…
Rank this Week: 2464

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridarealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 6

    HURRICANE IRMA PREPARATION CHECKLIST AND VALUABLE TIPS!

    HURRICANE IRMA PREPARATION CHECKLIST AND VALUABLE TIPS!
    If you are reading this, NOW is the PERFECT time to get ahead and make sure you are most prepared to deal with the before and after effects of the Storm.  Locate your Auto, Boat, and Homeowners Insurance policies and make sure they are…
  • Jul 28

    Partition Actions: A More Detailed Look

    Partition Actions: A More Detailed Look
    In a previous post, we established an over-arching general understanding of Partition Actions and their applications.  Now let’s investigate some of the details of common Partition Actions. As with every facet of the justice…
  • Jul 24

    Can a handshake be considered a binding contract in Florida?

    Can a handshake be considered a binding contract in Florida?
    Earlier this month, Florida Power and Light (FPL) was issued a stunning legal defeat when a $1.5 million dollar judgment was issued against the company for breaking a handshake agreement for the purchase of real estate.  A Palm Beach…
Rank this Week: 2112

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 6

    HURRICANE HARVEY TAX RELIEF FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY THE STORM

    HURRICANE HARVEY TAX RELIEF FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY THE STORM
    The devastation of Hurricane Harvey will be felt for years to come. While relief efforts are underway to assist victims of the storm the Internal Revenue Service has also established procedures, via announcement or news relief, to assist…
  • Aug 22

    THE ROLE OF YOUR HEALTH CARE SURROGATE

    THE ROLE OF YOUR HEALTH CARE SURROGATE
    The creation of a Health Care Surrogate is a vital part of every Florida estate plan. However, the individual appointed to serve in this capacity typically has no idea what the job may entail. The following is a brief synopsis of their…
  • Aug 3

    TAX REPORTING OF YOUR QUALIFIED CHARITABLE DISTRIBUTION

    TAX REPORTING OF YOUR QUALIFIED CHARITABLE DISTRIBUTION
    The ability to transfer up to $100,000 each year from your IRA to charity tax-free, have it count as your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) and have it not included in your adjusted gross income is now a permanent part of federal tax law.…
Rank this Week: 2419

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

Covers Class III weapons topics for all of the 50 states. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.guntrustlawyer.com/
  • Sep 6

    Evacuation with NFA firearms and Form 20 Approval

    Evacuation with NFA firearms and Form 20 Approval
    Over the past several weeks I have received several inquires regarding evacuation with Machine Guns or other NFA firearms.  While I always recommend obtaining Form 20 approvals for all NFA firearms in advance for each state you may…
  • Aug 30

    Iowa (IA) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated 3/31/16

    Iowa (IA) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated 3/31/16
    There are several type of Title II firearms which are sold by FFL dealers with a Class 3 SOT license. These items are restricted by the National Firearms Act as well as Iowa state law. Each state can impose additional restrictions on the…
  • Aug 29

    Maryland Man Arrested for Fuel Filter Silencer

    Maryland Man Arrested for Fuel Filter Silencer
    In Maryland, a U.S. District Judge sentenced Ronnie Candelario to 41 months in prison for pleadings guilty to the possession of an unregistered fuel filter silencer.  Following his release from prison, the Court sentenced Candelario to…
Rank this Week: 798

Southwest Florida Employment Law…

Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog

Covers discrimination, employee benefits, terminations, leave policies, unions, and wages & overtime. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.swflemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 6

    Cone of Uncertainty: Wage/Hour Concerns in the Path of Hurricane Irma

    Cone of Uncertainty: Wage/Hour Concerns in the Path of Hurricane Irma
    If you are like me, you have been focused on all things weather-related the last day or two. In Southwest Florida, we are firmly stuck in the “cone of uncertainty” in the path of Hurricane Irma, a storm the weather-folks keep…
  • Jul 28

    AFL Player’s Workers’ Compensation Claim is Sacked by 1st DCA

    AFL Player’s Workers’ Compensation Claim is Sacked by 1st DCA
    Guest post by Summer Associate Kristen Schalter Football players took another hit in Tallahassee (pun intended) – this time in the workers’ compensation arena in the recent decision in Arena Football League v. Bishop, 2017 WL…
  • May 10

    HR Law & Solutions Seminar: Here’s to 25 Years!

    HR Law & Solutions Seminar: Here’s to 25 Years!
    Can you believe it’s been two months since we hosted the 25th Anniversary HR Law & Solutions seminar? Where does the time go?! Thank you so much to the nearly 400 people who attended – it was a record-breaking day! As usual,…
Rank this Week: 2853

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 5

    DUI Wolf Pack Conducted in Pinellas County

    DUI Wolf Pack Conducted in Pinellas County
    The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, along with Clearwater Police, Gulfport Police, Largo Police, St. Pete Police, and Tarpon Springs Police, conducted a DUI Wolf Pack Sunday night. The DUI Wolf Pack was conducted throughout Pinellas…
  • Aug 21

    Tiger Woods had THC, Pain Medication in His System During Memorial Day Arrest

    Tiger Woods had THC, Pain Medication in His System During Memorial Day Arrest
    New toxicology reports released show Tiger Woods had pain, anxiety and sleep medications in his system as well as THC when he was arrested on Memorial Day in Palm Beach County, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Woods…
  • Aug 14

    Tampa Woman Accused of DUI After Crash Killed Child, 2 Adult

    Tampa Woman Accused of DUI After Crash Killed Child, 2 Adult
    A fiery crash on the Selmon Expressway killed a child and two adults, and led to the arrest of a 29-year-old Brandon woman for DUI. The woman is accused of leaving the scene of the crash and she faces a litany of charges after she apparently…
Rank this Week: 3671

Florida Construction Law News

Florida Construction Law News

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

http://floridaconstructionupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 3276

Orlando Criminal Lawyer Blog

Orlando Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Adams & Luka.

http://www.orlandocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 5

    What Can Happen if You Leave the Scene of an Accident?

    What Can Happen if You Leave the Scene of an Accident?
    I just got into a car accident and struck a person. I’m nervous and I don’t know what to do. What can happen to me if I just drive away? What will happen if I stop? This scenario can have serious consequences if you make the wrong…
  • Aug 31

    Did you get stopped by Clermont Police Officer Cecil Garrett?

    Did you get stopped by Clermont Police Officer Cecil Garrett?
    Image from orlandosentinel.com Officer Cecil Garrett was arrested on July 26, 2017, on five counts of perjury committed by false written declaration following a criminal investigation conducted by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement…
  • Aug 25

    What charges can I face if the police are called to my house for an argument or fight? 

    What charges can I face if the police are called to my house for an argument or fight? 
    I was just involved in an argument with my significant other. Things got out of control, and she is accusing me of hitting her. What can I expect to happen next? The term domestic violence encompasses many things, including any assault,…
Rank this Week: 1663

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

Covers securities law topics of interest to executives of middle market businesses. By Gunster.

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Sep 5

    The s-word and your investment portfolio

    The s-word and your investment portfolio
    Now that I have your attention, you may be disappointed to know that I’m referring to another s-word: “sustainability”.  It’s surely one of the big governance words of 2017.  Investors are pressuring…
  • Aug 23

    Federal Reserve governance guidance: the pendulum swings back (?)

    Federal Reserve governance guidance: the pendulum swings back (?)
    Earlier this month, the Federal Reserve proposed changes to its guidance on corporate governance for banking organizations.  The proposals suggest a new approach to corporate governance that could extend beyond the banking industry;…
  • Aug 8

    Class Acts: Stock Indices Bar Differential Voting Right

    Class Acts: Stock Indices Bar Differential Voting Right
    In late July, S&P Dow Jones and FTSE Russell announced that they were changing or proposing to change the standards that govern whether a company is included in their indices.  Although their approaches differ, the changes would…
Rank this Week: 3330

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
  • Sep 5

    Circuit Court Finds Putative Class Affidavits, Combined With Other Records, May Satisfy Ascertainability Requirement

    Circuit Court Finds Putative Class Affidavits, Combined With Other Records, May Satisfy Ascertainability Requirement
    Defendants BMW and Creditsmarts were parties to a marketing agreement through which BMW offered its direct automotive “up2drive” loans to borrowers at participating independent car dealers through Creditsmarts’…
  • Aug 30

    Still Standing: Ninth Circuit Again Finds Standing in Spokeo Remand

    Still Standing: Ninth Circuit Again Finds Standing in Spokeo Remand
    The Ninth Circuit recently issued its latest opinion in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, the closely-watched putative class action dating back to 2010. The plaintiff initiated the lawsuit against Spokeo, which aggregates publicly available data about…
  • Aug 24

    Kansas Judge Rejects Discovery From Putative Class Member

    Kansas Judge Rejects Discovery From Putative Class Member
    A magistrate judge in Kansas denied the defendant’s request to conduct discovery of putative class members via a voluntary questionnaire. Plaintiff Hapka filed a class action against home health care provider CareCentrix stemming from a…
Rank this Week: 2407

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Sep 5

    6 Tenant Rights That All Florida Tenants and Landlords Need to Know

    6 Tenant Rights That All Florida Tenants and Landlords Need to Know
    Common Breaches of Tenant Rights by Florida Landlords In Florida, residential tenancies are governed by (1) Chapter 83 of the Florida Statutes under what is commonly known as “Florida Residential Landlord and Tenant Act” (see…
  • Aug 22

    Is Dyck O’Neal Trying To Garnish Your Bank Accounts and/or Wages?   

    Is Dyck O’Neal Trying To Garnish Your Bank Accounts and/or Wages?   
    Unfortunately, foreclosures are still a common occurrence in Florida. What’s worse is that the financial devastation does not end with losing a home. That’s because banks have the right to purse a “deficiency judgment”…
  • Aug 8

    Constructive Notice in a Florida Foreclosure – Archer v. US Bank

    Constructive Notice in a Florida Foreclosure – Archer v. US Bank
    Unfortunately in Florida, foreclosure lawsuits still fill the civil trial dockets and some homeowners are still fighting some of the same foreclosure issues that has plagued our real estate industry for years.  Fortunately, the appellate…
Rank this Week: 488

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 3793

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/
  • Sep 5

    Cat-5 Hurricane Irma Threatening South Florida, Scattering Cruise Ship

    Cat-5 Hurricane Irma Threatening South Florida, Scattering Cruise Ship
    Hurricane Irma, which continues to strengthen as it heads west toward the Leeward Islands and Virgin Islands, is now a Category 5 storm with winds of over 175 mph (with gusts up to 215 mph) as of this morning's advisories. The huge storm is…
  • Sep 4

    Carnival Passenger Missing in St. Thomas Located; Was She Kidnapped?

    Carnival Passenger Missing in St. Thomas Located; Was She Kidnapped?
    The cruise passenger reported missing last week after she disembarked from the Carnival Splendor in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, has been located. We wrote about the incident - Passenger From Carnival Splendor Missing in St. Thomas,…
  • Sep 2

    Passenger From Carnival Splendor Missing in St. Thomas, USVI

    Passenger From Carnival Splendor Missing in St. Thomas, USVI
    Newspapers in the United States Virgin Islands are reporting that a Carnival cruise line passenger has gone missing in St. Thomas after disembarking from the Carnival cruise ship on Thursday, August 31, 2017.  The missing passenger has…
Rank this Week: 4619

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Sep 4

    Child Abuse and How Ronald S. Chapman Can Help

    Child Abuse and How Ronald S. Chapman Can Help
    Child Abuse and How Ronald S. Chapman Can Help What Constitutes a Child Abuse Charge? Child abuse is defined as a willful or threatened act resulting in physical, mental or sexual injury causing or likely to… The post Child Abuse and…
  • Aug 7

    Burglary, Florida Law and How Ron Chapman Can Help

    Burglary, Florida Law and How Ron Chapman Can Help
    Burglary   Burglary, Florida Laws. Burglary is when a person enters or remains in a dwelling or structure with the intent to commit a criminal offense inside or unlawful activity. Burglary is a felony and carries severe… The post…
  • Jul 18

    Bailing and Bonding and How Ron Chapman Can Help

    Bailing and Bonding and How Ron Chapman Can Help
    Bailing and Bonding   What should you know and expect about bonding and bailing if you or a loved one is arrested? Some criminal defendants are bailed out and some are bonded out.   Bailing … The post Bailing and Bonding…
Rank this Week: 3301

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: 2920

Florida Asset Protection &…

Florida Asset Protection & Estate Planning

Covers asset protection and estate planning. By C. Randolph Coleman.

https://www.thecolemanlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Sep 1

    Be Aware of the Kiddie Tax When Leaving an IRA to Minor Children

    Be Aware of the Kiddie Tax When Leaving an IRA to Minor Children
    Grandparents may be tempted to leave an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to a grandchild because children have a low tax rate, but the “kiddie tax” could make doing this less beneficial. An IRA can be a great gift for…
  • Aug 14

    The Perils and Pitfalls of Joint Ownership of Asset

    The Perils and Pitfalls of Joint Ownership of Asset
    People often set up bank accounts or real estate so that they own it in joint ownership with a spouse or other family member. The appeal of joint tenancy is that when one owner dies, the other will automatically inherit the property without…
  • Jul 14

    When Your Child Turns 18 Take These Important Three Step

    When Your Child Turns 18 Take These Important Three Step
    If your child has reached the teenage years, you may already feel as though you are losing control of her life. This is legally true once your child turns 18 because the state considers her to be an adult with the legal right to govern her…
Rank this Week: 4070

Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Wolfson Law Firm.

http://www.miamipersonalinjuryattorneyblog.net/
  • Aug 31

    Florida has the Worst Drivers in the USA

    Florida has the Worst Drivers in the USA
    Maybe this isn’t news to you, but for the second year in a row Florida was ranked first in having the worst drivers in the country. Miami car accident lawyers deal with the effects caused by bad drivers every day. Clients are…
  • Aug 24

    Miami Lyft Driver Killed in DUI Accident

    Miami Lyft Driver Killed in DUI Accident
    In March of 2017, a Lyft driver in Miami was killed in a Little Havana accident. The other driver was charged with DUI (Driving Under the Influence) for being high on crystal meth and cocaine. There were four passengers in the Lyft…
  • Aug 23

    Watch What You Sign or Suffer the Consequence

    Watch What You Sign or Suffer the Consequence
    It happens all the time. You go to an amusement park. You go to a tumbling facility for children. Maybe you take your kids to a horseback riding facility. Perhaps you’re even at one of those trampoline places where everyone jumps around…
Rank this Week: 1857

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as boating and car accidents, as well as medical malpractice and slip/trip and fall accidents. By Joseph I. Lipsky.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    No Surprise, Florida’s Drivers Cause More Car Accident

    No Surprise, Florida’s Drivers Cause More Car Accident
    As car accident attorneys helping seriously injured accident victims throughout Florida, including Fort Lauderdale, Miami and the Palm Beaches, we are not surprised that a recent survey determined that Florida has the worst drivers in…
  • Jun 5

    Cars Need Better Headlights to Avoid Accident

    Cars Need Better Headlights to Avoid Accident
    While many drivers take precautions to drive safely in hopes of preventing being seriously injured in a car accident, many vehicle owners overlook a critical safety feature of their vehicles which puts them in a great risk of being involved…
  • Jun 2

    Take Precautions to Avoid Road-Trip Problem

    Take Precautions to Avoid Road-Trip Problem
    As we are entering the summer driving season, there are a number of steps you can do to help you avoid a problem on the road. As personal injury attorneys, we are here to help those seriously injured in car accidents, but it is our goal to…
Rank this Week: 1797

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Donaldson & Weston PA.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 1438

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/
  • Aug 30

    Clay County man arrested for child neglect after allegedly leaving child in car

    Clay County man arrested for child neglect after allegedly leaving child in car
    A man from Middleburg, Florida was recently arrested for allegedly leaving his two year-old child in his car in the middle of summer.  The man was arrested for felony child neglect in Clay County, which is a second degree felony in…
  • Aug 11

    Tiger Woods Florida DUI charge will be amended to Reckless Driving

    Tiger Woods Florida DUI charge will be amended to Reckless Driving
    It appears that Tiger Woods will not have a Florida DUI on his record.  According to an article on CBS news, the prosecutor assigned to the case is going to amend the charge to a reckless driving.  If Woods completes a DUI diversion…
  • Jul 24

    Jacksonville Jaguar arrested for battery and criminal mischief in Florida

    Jacksonville Jaguar arrested for battery and criminal mischief in Florida
    Jacksonville professional football player, Dante Fowler, was arrested last week in St. Petersburg, Florida.  According an article in the Florida Times Union, Fowler faces a charge of simple battery and criminal mischief.  He and the…
Rank this Week: 2866

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 30

    Mental Competency, Plea Bargains, and Your Florida Criminal Case

    Mental Competency, Plea Bargains, and Your Florida Criminal Case
    In a criminal case, there are many technical and procedural rules that can affect your case. Sometimes, those rules may serve as an impediment to your case, but, at other times, those rules (and the proper utilization of them by your Florida…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4444

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • Aug 30

    Can a Credit Card Company Sue You?

    Can a Credit Card Company Sue You?
  • Aug 28

    Getting in Over Your Head With Fantasy Football Debt?

    Getting in Over Your Head With Fantasy Football Debt?
    If you work in an office, frequent sports bars or peruse sports related websites then you’re well aware of America’s second favorite past-time. Fantasy Football started as an Internet-based fan activity that has ballooned from its…
  • Aug 24

    National Collegiate Trusts Gets Served

    National Collegiate Trusts Gets Served
    New York’s Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, issued subpoenas on Wednesday, August 16 seeking information from National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts. I’ve covered National Collegiate Trust periodically in this blog, but this…
Rank this Week: 1467

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Thomas & Pearl.

http://thomasandpearl.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    School Zone Speed Limit

    School Zone Speed Limit
    What do you think is the biggest fine you can get while driving? In Florida, if you are speeding in a school zone, whatever the normal fine would be for that speed is doubled.  And if you are going more than 30 mph over the speed limit…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2999

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers disability claims and lawsuits. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.longtermdisabilityblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Court Rejects Expanded Mental Illness Limitation to Coverage

    Court Rejects Expanded Mental Illness Limitation to Coverage
    In Jarillo v. Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co., Judge Michael M. Anello of the United States District Court of the Southern District of California held that plaintiff Marife Jarillo met her burden of proof and was entitled to benefits under…
  • Jul 5

    Is Pain Enough to get Disability Insurance Benefits?

    Is Pain Enough to get Disability Insurance Benefits?
    A medical diagnosis and medical records are needed to inform the insurance company of your medical condition. Just as important is documentation from your doctor to communicate the extent of your condition. In this video, attorney Gregory…
  • Jun 23

    Is Hiring a Long Term Disability Attorney Going to Raise a Red Flag?

    Is Hiring a Long Term Disability Attorney Going to Raise a Red Flag?
    An experienced disability insurance attorney will work effectively with an insurance company to get them the documentation they are entitled to. Just because an insurance company has requested a document doesn’t mean they are entitled…
Rank this Week: 2727

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers expungements, drug offenses, domestic violence and other criminal offenses in Florida. By the Sammis Law Firm.

http://criminal-defense-attorney-tampa.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3719

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Aug 24

    Fort Lauderdale Salesman Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion

    Fort Lauderdale Salesman Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion
    A Fort Lauderdale resident was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison for tax evasion. According to documents filed with the court, the 53-year-old man evaded paying taxes on more than $1.5 million in income that he earned from 2002 to…
  • Aug 22

    17-Year-Old Boynton Beach Teen Accused of Raping 10-Year-Old Boy

    17-Year-Old Boynton Beach Teen Accused of Raping 10-Year-Old Boy
    A 17-year-old teen from Boynton Beach was charged with molesting a 10-year-old boy after he allegedly admitted it to the boy’s mother, according to police. The teen faces charges of sexual battery of a child and lewd and lascivious…
  • Aug 10

    23 Men Arrested for Alleged Online Sex Crime Targeting Children in St. Lucie County

    23 Men Arrested for Alleged Online Sex Crime Targeting Children in St. Lucie County
    An investigation into alleged child predators apparently resulted in the arrests of 23 men, mostly from St. Lucie County. Operation: Guardian Angel, a joint investigation with the South Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force,…
Rank this Week: 2065

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

Discusses short-term and long-term disability cases. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.disabilitylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 233

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: 3752

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: 4302

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    What are the Parental Rights of Unmarried Fathers in Florida?

    What are the Parental Rights of Unmarried Fathers in Florida?
    Navigating child custody, visitation and child support is complicated and can be emotionally trying. Unmarried fathers may feel frustrated that they don’t have the same rights as other parents. Dealing with this difficult subject is…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3339

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers catastrophic injuries and accidents in Florida. By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.keywestinjurylawyerblog.com
  • Aug 23

    Trial Lawyers support community and celebrate 44 years in Key West

    Trial Lawyers support community and celebrate 44 years in Key West
    Leesfield Scolaro continues its community involvement in Key West and Monroe County as it enters its 44th year as personal injury trial counsel. In 1973, our managing partner Ira Leesfield, tried a wrongful death case on behalf of a Navy…
  • Feb 27

    2016 – In review / 2017 – Off to a good start!

    2016 – In review / 2017 – Off to a good start!
    -Cases Resolved in Key West and Monroe County on a rapid increase. In our 40-year practice in Key West and Monroe County, we have seen the trend for serious and unnecessary injuries and deaths increase for a number of reasons.  First,…
  • Jan 16

    Fumes-related Key Largo Fatal Incident, First Responders to be Praised

    Fumes-related Key Largo Fatal Incident, First Responders to be Praised
    This morning three workers became trapped when they investigated the reason for the newly-paved Long Key Road was settling.  Their investigation took them inside a drainage manhole, from which none of them came out alive.  The three…
Rank this Week: 3406

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 22

    Ethical Training in the Military – JNF Speaker Serie

    Ethical Training in the Military – JNF Speaker Serie
    Assouline & Berlowe, P.A., Litigation Partner, Eric N. Assouline, Esq., had the pleasure of introducing Lt. Col. Zohar Vloski, of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), and JNF Israel Emissary for Florida, when he spoke at the Lawyers for…
  • Mar 22

    Former U.S. Ambassador Discusses Technology & Miami as Global City

    Former U.S. Ambassador Discusses Technology & Miami as Global City
    Assouline & Berlowe Partner Peter E. Berlowe had the privilege of listening to firm friend Former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore Hon. Kirk Wagar speak last week at Pipeline Workspaces. Ambassador Wagar spoke about opportunities in South and…
  • Jan 3

    The Intersection of IP and Technology

    The Intersection of IP and Technology
    Registered Patent Attorney Greg Popowitz recently filmed a CLE focused on Understanding Intellectual Property (IP) and Attorneys’ use of Technology.  Greg discussed the important distinctions between patents, trademarks,…
Rank this Week: 3506