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Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

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

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Oct 4

    Meet the Appraiser: Matt Simmon

    Meet the Appraiser: Matt Simmon
    If you’re a regular reader of this blog (and I hope you are, or will become one!), you will know that many of my posts, over the years, have to do with property rights. An important component of property rights is valuation of the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1745

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 9

    2-Year-Old Drowns in Pool at Jacksonville Home

    2-Year-Old Drowns in Pool at Jacksonville Home
    A 2-year-old boy drowned Saturday afternoon after he wandered into the pool at his Westside home, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. The boy’s father and stepmother were with him at the home. The boy’s father…
  • Oct 5

    Volusia County Sheriff Recovering in Hospital After Being Hit By Truck

    Volusia County Sheriff Recovering in Hospital After Being Hit By Truck
    The Volusia County Sheriff was injured in a crash while riding a bicycle Friday morning. Authorities said his bike was hit by a pickup truck in the 4900 block of South Peninsula Drive. It happened just before 9 a.m. The driver of the truck,…
  • Sep 21

    Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US Inc. Accused of Negligence

    Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US Inc. Accused of Negligence
    A woman is suing Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US Inc. for alleged negligence. The woman filed a complaint on Aug. 3 in the Orange County Circuit Court, alleging that the Disney failed to follow applicable safety guidelines and regulations.…
Rank this Week: 1748

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/
  • Oct 9

    Deadly Car Accidents Rise Again in Florida

    Deadly Car Accidents Rise Again in Florida
    As Florida car accident attorneys, we are always saddened to hear of a rise in car accident related injuries and deaths. This is why it is difficult to report that recent data demonstrates that the number of car and truck accidents resulting…
  • Sep 19

    Florida Needs to Protect Nursing Home Residents from Abuse

    Florida Needs to Protect Nursing Home Residents from Abuse
    Nursing homes should be held accountable when they disregard their residents’ rights. Many years of lobbying by the nursing home industry convinced  the Florida Legislature to enact numerous laws which eroded residents’…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1762

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/
  • Sep 15

    Insurance After a Truck Accident

    Insurance After a Truck Accident
    Being in a truck accident is frightening enough, and having to deal with insurance after you have been injured or suffered car damage can be frustrating and upsetting. Insurance companies often make big promises when you are signing up for…
  • Sep 8

    Bad Teen Driving Habits Could Mean an Increased Risk of Truck Accident

    Bad Teen Driving Habits Could Mean an Increased Risk of Truck Accident
    Teen drivers in Hollywood and South Florida will often spend considerable time in driver’s education classes and practicing in a car. While they are often excited to try out lessons learned on the road, however, it is important for…
  • Aug 29

    How to Get Kids to Obey Safety Rules when it Comes to Truck

    How to Get Kids to Obey Safety Rules when it Comes to Truck
    Children can sometimes develop a big interest in trucks they see around them. Trucks are big, powerful machines and can seem very cool to kids. Unfortunately, curiosity and the desire to take a closer look can have some tragic consequences…
Rank this Week: 1768

Florida Abogado de Accidentes Blog

Florida Abogado de Accidentes Blog

Spanish language blog on Florida accident and personal injury law. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridaabogadodeaccidentesblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Consejos de Seguridad para Conductores: Prevención de Accidentes de Ciclista

    Consejos de Seguridad para Conductores: Prevención de Accidentes de Ciclista
    Los accidentes de ciclistas en Hollywood y el sur de Florida son demasiado comunes. De hecho, el sur de Florida ha sido catalogado como uno de los lugares más peligrosos para ciclistas en los últimos años. Este tipo de…
  • Sep 12

    Las Etapas del Cinturón de Seguridad

    Las Etapas del Cinturón de Seguridad
    Ajustar los sistemas de seguridad de acuerdo a la edad correspondiente es la mejor manera de prevenir lesiones en pasajeros jóvenes. Si alguna vez se encuentra en un accidente automovilístico en Hollywood o en cualquier…
  • Sep 5

    Datos Sobre el Uso del Cinturón de Seguridad

    Datos Sobre el Uso del Cinturón de Seguridad
    El cinturón de seguridad salva vidas. De hecho, más de 62,000 personas fueron salvadas por el cinturón de seguridad entre 2008 y 2012. Aunque su tecnología no es tan avanzada como la de muchos otros dispositivos de…
Rank this Week: 1773

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure issues in Florida. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillebankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Student Loans Might be Dischargeable in 2017

    Student Loans Might be Dischargeable in 2017
    The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention Act of 2005 made student loan debts non-dischargeable through bankruptcy. Why do you ask? The federal student loan program was initially created with the goal of making a college education affordable for all…
  • May 17

    Abby Lee Miller Guilty of Bankruptcy Fraud

    Abby Lee Miller Guilty of Bankruptcy Fraud
    Abby Lee Miller of the famous reality television show “Dance Moms” recently plead guilty to bankruptcy fraud and was sentenced to 1 year and 1 month in a federal prison to be followed by supervised release for another 2 years.…
  • Apr 18

    Homestead Protection for Non-Debtor

    Homestead Protection for Non-Debtor
    Florida’s Bankruptcy Laws offer a very generous Homestead Exemption for those filing bankruptcy here in the Sunshine State. As long as you have owned your homestead property for 1,215 days or more prior to filing bankruptcy, the Florida…
Rank this Week: 1780

In Black And White

In Black And White

Provides strategies for growing your legal practice. By Paula Black.

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

    Legal Business Development: Find A Niche

    Legal Business Development: Find A Niche
    Find a niche… easier said than done, right? Usually when I mention finding a niche, most lawyers’ push back. They generally explain how they don’t want to miss this kind of case or that kind of case. Their practice areas…
  • Aug 23

    Legal Business Development: Find A Niche

    Legal Business Development: Find A Niche
    Find a niche… easier said than done, right? Usually when I mention finding a niche, most lawyers’ push back. They generally explain how they don’t want to miss this kind of case or that kind of case. Their practice areas…
  • Jun 21

    Legal Business Development: The Possibility of Optimism

    Legal Business Development: The Possibility of Optimism
    The possibility of optimism, Seth Godin explains… “Is the glass half full or half empty? The pessimist sees what’s present today and can only imagine eventual decline. The glass is already half empty and its only going to…
Rank this Week: 1808

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Oct 9

    Incapacity and marriage, the role of guardianship court

    Incapacity and marriage, the role of guardianship court
    Do incapacitated wards need prior court approval to marry? Subsequent ratification is enough Already in 1888, the United States Supreme Court first recognized the right to marry as one of the fundamental rights of all individuals. …
  • Sep 22

    If you cannot make your own healthcare decisions and have no estate plan, see the list below, as Florida will direct you

    If you cannot make your own healthcare decisions and have no estate plan, see the list below, as Florida will direct you
    Priority of Medical Decision-Makers when Incapacitated Throughout life, many unexpected things can happen. Have you ever wondered who will get to make difficult medical decisions for you if you are incapacitated or otherwise unable to? The…
  • Sep 5

    Recent Florida Supreme Court case law update – Hess v. Patrick

    Recent Florida Supreme Court case law update – Hess v. Patrick
    Great news for Creditors! Up to 20 years to enforce a domesticated foreign judgment Over 30 years ago, Florida enacted the Florida Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act (FEFJA) providing a simplified procedure for domesticating foreign…
Rank this Week: 1816

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: 1852

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida construction accidents and workers' compensation law. By Randy Zeldin.

http://www.floridasocialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 5

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”
    Randy Zeldin, Esq. is a Social Security attorney and lawyer, representing individuals seeking Social Security Disability benefits due to epileptic and non-epileptic seizures and due to chronic migraine headaches. Social Security Disability…
  • Aug 5

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”
    Randy Zeldin, Esq. is a Social Security attorney and lawyer, representing individuals seeking Social Security Disability benefits due to epileptic and non-epileptic seizures and due to chronic migraine headaches. Social Security Disability…
  • Apr 25

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog
    With a backlog of nearly 1.1 million claimants awaiting hearings before a Social Security Judge, by the end of 2015, and an average wait time to get a hearing of 512 days nationwide, the pressure is on to create new ways to expedite the…
Rank this Week: 1853

International Business Law Advisor

International Business Law Advisor

Covers international litigation and transactions. By Cueto Law Group P.L.

http://www.internationalbusinesslawadvisor.com
Rank this Week: 1867

Legal Marketing for Lawyers

Legal Marketing for Lawyers

Covers law firm marketing, internet marketing, personal branding, and communication strategies. By David V. Lorenzo's Rainmaker Lawyer.

http://www.legalmarketingforlawyers.com/
  • Mar 8

    How Direct Mail Works in Legal Marketing

    How Direct Mail Works in Legal Marketing
    Many attorneys tell me that direct mail doesn't work for legal marketing. I believe this is true FOR THOSE ATTORNEYS. However there is a way to ethically use direct mail to enhance your legal marketing plan. This process is called a…
  • Mar 8

    How Direct Mail Works in Legal Marketing

    How Direct Mail Works in Legal Marketing
    Many attorneys tell me that direct mail doesn't work for legal marketing. I believe this is true FOR THOSE ATTORNEYS. However there is a way to ethically use direct mail to enhance your legal marketing plan. This process is called a…
  • Mar 8

    How Direct Mail Works in Legal Marketing

    How Direct Mail Works in Legal Marketing
    Many attorneys tell me that direct mail doesn’t work for legal marketing. I believe this is true FOR THOSE ATTORNEYS. However there is a way to ethically use direct mail to enhance your legal marketing plan. This process is called a…
Rank this Week: 1888

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

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

    Jurisdiction to search and prosecute defendants on vessel without nationality authorized

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

    Evidence was sufficient to prove possession of child pornographic image

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

    New sentencing hearing ordered for evidence to support identity theft enhancement

    New sentencing hearing ordered for evidence to support identity theft enhancement
    In U.S. v Wright the defendant Wright pled guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft by filing fraudulent tax returns in the name of identity theft victims in order to obtain the refunds in violation of 18…
Rank this Week: 1890

Florida IP

Florida IP

Covers intellectual property developments. By Woodrow Pollack.

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

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

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

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

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

    Florida's Patent Troll Act

    Florida's Patent Troll Act
    Last year, Florida (like a few other states) passed a "Patent Troll Prevention Act."  Fla. Stat. 501.991 et seq.  The act sought to discourage "bad faith" assertion of patent rights in Florida.  The Legislature described its…
Rank this Week: 1909

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Article by Susan Odess in Today’s Miami Herald: “Clients Must Use Insurer’s Contractor or Face $10k Cap”

    Article by Susan Odess in Today’s Miami Herald: “Clients Must Use Insurer’s Contractor or Face $10k Cap”
    The firm’s Susan C. Odess authored an article that appeared as a “My View” guest column in the Business Monday weekly supplement of today’s Miami Herald.  The article, which is titled “Clients Must Use…
  • Oct 3

    New Board Member Term Limits Law has Significant Impact for Florida Condo Association

    New Board Member Term Limits Law has Significant Impact for Florida Condo Association
    Among the major changes to Florida’s condominium laws in 2017 is a new provision mandating term limits for board members.  The new legislation marks a significant departure from the past policies for most associations pertaining to…
  • Sep 20

    When Residents Break Rule

    When Residents Break Rule
    All too often, we are asked by boards of directors and property managers what steps can be taken to prevent residents from continuing to break rules in their communities. Seldom, however, do we hear community associations that are active and…
Rank this Week: 1917

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Florida Supreme Court Weighs In On HTO Confusion

    Florida Supreme Court Weighs In On HTO Confusion
    For several weeks now, my left index finger has been twitching.  Out of the clear blue, twitching. I did what most people do, looked up “finger twitching” on Google.  Now, there’s plenty of problems with trying to…
  • Sep 10

    Who Are You?

    Who Are You?
    [Yes, I’ve mentioned this bit of history before, but you love it so much it bears repeating] Two thousand years ago, there was a great Rabbi named Akiva.  Akiva was heading home late one night, when the darkness and fog caused…
  • Sep 3

    How to Dismiss a Drug Paraphernalia Conviction

    How to Dismiss a Drug Paraphernalia Conviction
    When I was in middle school, my friends and I had some important debates.  Middle school is that age when you’re note quite ready to talk about girls or cars, so our discussions centered around BMX bikes, video games, and Bruce…
Rank this Week: 1932

Gallagher & Associates Law…

Gallagher & Associates Law Firm

Covers Florida foreclosure law.

http://gallagherlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1950

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

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

http://www.roiglawyers.com/flpipguide/
  • Oct 16

    Florida Man Caught Staging Crash on Dashcam

    Florida Man Caught Staging Crash on Dashcam
    According to the Sun Sentinel, a Florida man was arrested on Friday, October 6th in connection with an alleged staged crash that occurred in December of 2016. 65-year-old Mauril Aldophe of Delray Beach plotted to force a tow truck to ……
  • Oct 10

    Florida Supreme Court Issues Order Extending Legal Time Limits for Miami-Dade Court

    Florida Supreme Court Issues Order Extending Legal Time Limits for Miami-Dade Court
    We hope you withstood the wrath of Hurricane Irma with the least amount of damage to your home and surroundings. We want to keep you advised of the status of the litigation you have entrusted to us here at ROIG … Continue reading…
  • Sep 27

    New Statute To Help Deflect Frivolous ADA Lawsuit

    New Statute To Help Deflect Frivolous ADA Lawsuit
    As reported in the Miami Herald, Florida lawmakers have implemented a new law aimed at ADA public accommodation compliance lawsuits often pressuring small businesses and property owners into quick settlements in order to…
Rank this Week: 1952

Massage Therapy Law Blog

Massage Therapy Law Blog

By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://massagelawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1962

Complex I.P. Blog

Complex I.P. Blog

Covers intellectual property law. By Kain & Associates.

http://www.complexip.com/
Rank this Week: 1968

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Oct 17

    William W. Marshall-Ameriprise Broker-Discloses 4 Pending Customer Arbitrations-Plano, TX

    William W. Marshall-Ameriprise Broker-Discloses 4 Pending Customer Arbitrations-Plano, TX
    October 2017-Plano, TX The FINRA records of  William W. Marshall ,  a  stockbroker who is currently registered with Ameriprise Financial Services disclose a prior regulatory event, 4 pending customer disputes…
  • Oct 17

    San Antonio Based Investment Professionals Inc. Sanctioned for Unsuitable Advice

    San Antonio Based Investment Professionals Inc. Sanctioned for Unsuitable Advice
    October 2017-San Antonio, Texas San Antonio, Texas, based stock brokerage firm Investment Professionals, Inc.  (IPI)  recently was ordered by William F. Galvin of the Massachusetts Securities Division to pay a $100,000…
  • Oct 16

    VSR Financial Services-How to Recover Damages On Investment Losse

    VSR Financial Services-How to Recover Damages On Investment Losse
    OCTOBER  2017–VSR Financial Services closed down its operations in the Fall of 2016. Many of its brokers and clients have been transferred to Summit Brokerage Services, a related entity which is part of the Cetera Financial…
Rank this Week: 1971

Florida Family Law Blawg

Florida Family Law Blawg

Covers Florida family law cases and news. By Christopher Chopin.

http://flafamlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Fourth District Court Reverses Paternity Judgment

    Fourth District Court Reverses Paternity Judgment
    The Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed today in Jeffers v. McLeary, a case in which the Father appealed an amended final judgment of paternity on the grounds that the Court was required to take evidence from each party regarding…
  • Apr 17

    Fourth DCA Permits Domestic Violence Filing by Temporary Resident

    Fourth DCA Permits Domestic Violence Filing by Temporary Resident
    The Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled today in Rudel v. Rudel, a case involving two German residents.  While the Wife and daughter of the parties had temporarily moved to Florida for the minor child to attend school, the Wife filed a…
  • Apr 17

    Restriction on Toy Guns Reversed by Fourth DCA

    Restriction on Toy Guns Reversed by Fourth DCA
    The Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled today in Ingram v. Ingram, reversing as to a single issue raised.  Referencing an “unfortunate experience” with a BB gun while on a visit with his father, the Fourth District upheld a…
Rank this Week: 1975

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers health law.

http://www.healthlawfirm.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1989

Employee Benefits Law Report

Employee Benefits Law Report

Covers legal developments and trends affecting employee benefits. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employeebenefitslawreport.com
Rank this Week: 2012

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Covers Florida estate planning, probate, and construction law issues. By the Law Office of R. Kellen Bryant., P.L.

http://www.eldercarelawjacksonville.com/
Rank this Week: 2016

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: 2021

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Patent infringement lawsuit brought over Cal Ripken Jr.’s baseball camp

    Patent infringement lawsuit brought over Cal Ripken Jr.’s baseball camp
    Recently, the companies responsible for organizing retired baseball legend Cal Ripken, Jr.’s baseball camps (“Ripken Companies”) were sued for patent infringement.[1] The Plaintiff in this case is Zito, LLC, a company owned…
  • May 30

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms that a Copyright Registration is a Prerequisite to an Infringement Suit

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms that a Copyright Registration is a Prerequisite to an Infringement Suit
    Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (“Eleventh Circuit”) affirmed that in order to bring a copyright infringement lawsuit the Plaintiff must have first obtained a copyright registration.[1] As…
  • May 18

    Patent Infringement Lawsuit Transferred away from Eastern District of Texa

    Patent Infringement Lawsuit Transferred away from Eastern District of Texa
    Recently, a patent infringement lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of Texas was transferred to the Northern District of Texas.[1] While this news may seem hardly ground-breaking, this may signal that courts are becoming more willing to…
Rank this Week: 2035

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 11

    SETTING OUT TO FIND WHERE I'VE BEEN & LOOK TO BE

    SETTING OUT TO FIND WHERE I'VE BEEN & LOOK TO BE
    Readers of this Criminal Defense Blog set out to find me. I'd been gone for far too long. One rumor had it that I'd been kidnapped by renegade prosecutors then taken to an undisclosed location where I was forced to listen and critique their…
  • Mar 22

    SIGNIFICANT VERDICT IN SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA CASE OPENS DOOR TO DEFENSE LAWYERS FOR FUTURE WINS

    SIGNIFICANT VERDICT IN SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA CASE OPENS DOOR TO DEFENSE LAWYERS FOR FUTURE WINS
    A number of over zealously prosecuted synthetic marijuana drug cases brought by the Justice Department based on faulty laboratory and DNA evidence are finally being undermined with expert testimony from the combined efforts of…
  • Mar 9

    STUNNING NEW MEMO FROM FEDS SETS HIGH FEDERAL ARREST GOALS FOR STATE & LOCAL CRIMINAL CONDUCT

    STUNNING NEW MEMO FROM FEDS SETS HIGH FEDERAL ARREST GOALS FOR STATE & LOCAL CRIMINAL CONDUCT
    In a stunning new memorandum from the Justice Department, the Attorney General is directing every federal prosecutor to take criminal cases from state and local authorities so that longer federal sentences can be given. You can expect that…
Rank this Week: 2048

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/
  • Sep 22

    Nursing Home Car Crashes in Hollywood

    Nursing Home Car Crashes in Hollywood
    When many people think of nursing home injuries, they think of cases of negligence or medical abuse or slip and fall accidents. While all of these tend to be more common types of nursing home abuse and neglect cases in Hollywood and South…
  • Sep 19

    Tires and Car Accident

    Tires and Car Accident
    Tires are what keep your car on the ground and moving forward and they are crucial when it comes to safety. Tire problems can make it hard to steer your car or can make you lose control of your vehicle. Unfortunately, defective and poorly…
  • Sep 15

    Misdiagnosis is Possible After a Car or Truck Accident

    Misdiagnosis is Possible After a Car or Truck Accident
    If you have been in a truck or car accident in Hollywood or anywhere in South Florida, one of the things that will happen first is that you may be rushed to the hospital if you have been injured. In an ambulance, at the accident scene and in…
Rank this Week: 2059

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida family law. By A. James Mullaney.

http://familylawjax.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 4

    Which Parent Decides on Children's Religious Training after a Divorce

    Which Parent Decides on Children's Religious Training after a Divorce
    A recent case from the Florida First District Court of Appeal discusses what, if any, restrictions are allowed to be placed on a parent regarding the religious training of their children. (Pierson v. Pierson, 1D14-79 (Fla. 1st DCA August 18,…
  • Aug 25

    What is considered "Income" when calculating Child Support in Florida

    What is considered "Income" when calculating Child Support in Florida
    Child Support in Florida is calculated using the Florida Child Support Guidelines. The guidelines use the mother's and father's net incomes to determine the child support obligation."Net income" is determined by subtracting a party's…
  • Aug 20

    What to do when DNA proves you are NOT the father and you are paying child support

    What to do when DNA proves you are NOT the father and you are paying child support
    A recent headline from England caught my attention: Man can't get refund on £31,000 child support payments despite DNA proving he's NOT fatherIn the story, a man is seeking a refund from the government of the child support he paid for a…
Rank this Week: 2060

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers South Florida car accident, product liability and wrongful death news. By Friedland Law Group.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Jet Ski Mishaps.

    Jet Ski Mishaps.
    One of the many perks of South Florida’s great weather and over abundance of beaches is the access to all of the many water sports and activities, including jet skiing, all year-round. Although most jet skiing experiences go without…
  • Sep 14

    Recovering from Hurricane Irma.

    Recovering from Hurricane Irma.
    This past weekend, Hurricane Irma devastated the Caribbean Islands and Cuba before landing in the Florida Keys and making her way upwards into the state of Florida. Hurricane Irma broke several world records by reaching up to 185 mph winds…
  • Sep 6

    School Zone Accidents.

    School Zone Accidents.
    Back to school season is here, and while it is an exciting time for students and parents, it is also a time of major chaos on the roads.  Parents battle rush hour traffic to drop off and pickup their kids at school, yellow school buses…
Rank this Week: 2068

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Oct 10

    Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)

    Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
    Sometimes the best decision by a legislature is not to pass a bill.  Among the bills that did not pass the Florida Legislature in 2017 was Senate Bill 228, which would have made POLST a law in Florida.  It died in the Senate…
  • Sep 26

    Further Assault on the Homestead Citadel

    Further Assault on the Homestead Citadel
    Homestead Owners Beware! The post Further Assault on the Homestead Citadel appeared first on Cramer Law Center.
  • Aug 8

    Assault on the Homestead Citadel

    Assault on the Homestead Citadel
    Effective July 1, 2017, the Florida Legislature has amended Florida Statute 732.2035 dealing with property entering into the “elective estate.” The Legislature has added into the list of assets that make up the elective estate for…
Rank this Week: 2120

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Aug 8

    ANNULMENT OF MARRIAGE IN FLORIDA

    ANNULMENT OF MARRIAGE IN FLORIDA
    I am often asked the question by people seeking a divorce, regarding annulment. In Florida divorce is the most common way to end a marriage. Annulment of marriage in Florida is a potential way to end a marital relationship with...
  • Jul 11

    See A Dog or Child in A Hot Car in Florida, Here is What You Can Do!

    See A Dog or Child in A Hot Car in Florida, Here is What You Can Do!
    The Law in Florida - Dogs and Children in Hot Cars! What do you do if you see a dog in a hot car with the windows closed? When a dogs body temperature reaches 106 degrees, heat stroke can cause...
  • Apr 28

    SHOULD FLORIDA ELIMINATE PIP (NO FAULT) INSURANCE?

    SHOULD FLORIDA ELIMINATE PIP (NO FAULT) INSURANCE?
    The Florida Legislature has taken a step towards scrapping a decades old law that supports the no-fault insurance system in the state and legislation to reform it is pending. The state Senate is also considering its own version of the...
Rank this Week: 2150

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Oct 11

    411: Children, Negligence, and Resulting Liability

    411: Children, Negligence, and Resulting Liability
    What comes to mind when you think of negligence? Slip and fall incidents? Car accidents? Instances of medical malpractice? Our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at Aronberg, Aronberg & Green know that a child is not usually the victim…
  • Oct 9

    Thank You – Great Review!!!

    Thank You – Great Review!!!
    Mr. Luntz – Thank you for a such a great review of our law firm. It is clients like you that make our job satisfying. We hope that you are feeling better and we are always here for you if you need us! The post Thank You – Great…
  • Oct 3

    Risks of Injury from Spa and Salon Procedure

    Risks of Injury from Spa and Salon Procedure
    Just because the procedure you are undergoing is not taking place in a surgical room or a doctor’s office doesn’t mean that you don’t run the risk of sustaining serious injuries. One recent Broward County case highlights the…
Rank this Week: 2196

Stock Attorneys Blog

Stock Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.stockattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Likens, Suspended and Fined for Unapproved Loans from Customer

    Likens, Suspended and Fined for Unapproved Loans from Customer
    (FINRA Case #2016049871601) Jason Hunter Likens (CRD #4716661, Asheville, North Carolina) – An AWC (Accept, Waiver & Consent) was issued in which Likens was assessed a deferred fine of $10,000 and suspended from association with any…
  • Oct 12

    Hushek Suspended and Fined by FINRA

    Hushek Suspended and Fined by FINRA
    (FINRA Case #2013035817702) Daniel Joseph Hushek III (CRD #4250117, Bradenton, Florida) – An AWC (Accept, Waiver & Consent) was issued in which Hushek was assessed a deferred fine of $10,000 and suspended from association with any…
  • Oct 10

    Carolina Financial Securities, LLC Fined and Bruce Roberts Sanctioned

    Carolina Financial Securities, LLC Fined and Bruce Roberts Sanctioned
    (FINRA Case #2014040295201) Carolina Financial Securities, LLC (CRD® #41970, Brevard, North Carolina) and Bruce Victor Roberts (CRD #1489110, Brevard, North Carolina) – An Office of Hearing Officers (OHO) decision became final in…
Rank this Week: 2202

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    “A Prosecutor Screws Up…Significantly!”

    “A Prosecutor Screws Up…Significantly!”
    We had the case in the bag. As a young prosecutor, I was helping another colleague in the trial of a career criminal/violent offender accused of armed robbery. The evidence we had presented was considerable and compelling and we had just…
  • Sep 18

    “Is it illegal to point your finger at a cop?”

    “Is it illegal to point your finger at a cop?”
    Hypothetical Imagine this. A guy in Florida shapes his finger like a gun and points his finger at a cop. As he’s doing that, he tells the officer, “I got you now!” You may be thinking, “Well, that’s not a bright…
  • Aug 31

    How Old Should Kids Be Before Being Left Home Alone?

    How Old Should Kids Be Before Being Left Home Alone?
    THE ISSUE A man from Raleigh, North Carolina was recently arrested for leaving his five children at home alone. His oldest child is 8 years old. Victor King, who was bailed out by a total stranger, claims that he had to go to work to support…
Rank this Week: 2212

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: 2222

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 10

    Scary Collision and Acceleration into a Miami Crowd Leaves Driver Dead

    Scary Collision and Acceleration into a Miami Crowd Leaves Driver Dead
    According to several news reports, a young woman was killed by police officers after she reportedly crashed into two vehicles, and according to onsite officers and witness accounts, attempted to flee the scene. Late Sunday night of the…
  • Aug 21

    Florida State Rep Wants to Toughen State Texting Law

    Florida State Rep Wants to Toughen State Texting Law
    Distracted driving has become a national public health crisis. While food, drinks, children, and pets have always provided drivers with ample distraction from the road, technology is increasing the problem to unprecedented proportions.…
  • Aug 14

    Venus Williams Case Demonstrates the Tragic Consequences of Driving

    Venus Williams Case Demonstrates the Tragic Consequences of Driving
    Fatal car accidents occur on the roads of Miami every day. Even when an accident was not caused by drunk driving, or texting while driving, or other behaviors which pose an obvious risk, it can still permanently change the lives of everyone…
Rank this Week: 2238

Florida Law and the Criminal…

Florida Law and the Criminal Justice System

Covers Florida and federal criminal law topics. By Richard Hornsby.

https://www.richardhornsby.com/blog/
  • Apr 19

    By What Authority: Reassigning State Attorney Ayala’s Case

    By What Authority: Reassigning State Attorney Ayala’s Case
    On March 16, 2017, Florida’s Ninth Judicial Circuit State Attorney Aramis Ayala announced she would not seek the death penalty against Markeith Loyd, a man caught on camera executing a helpless police officer. In the process, she also…
  • Jul 7

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem
    To many people, there is no middle ground: George Zimmerman will either be convicted of Second Degree Murder or he will be found Not Guilty. But the reality is much more complex, because the jury will have a number of Lesser Included Offenses…
  • Jul 7

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem
    To many people, there is no middle ground: George Zimmerman will either be convicted of Second Degree Murder or he will be found Not Guilty. But the reality is much more complex, because the jury will have a number of Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 2237

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/
  • Oct 17

    Man Charged with DUI in UHaul Crash in St. Pete Beach

    Man Charged with DUI in UHaul Crash in St. Pete Beach
    A 32-year-old man was arrested on multiple charges early Friday after police said he crashed a U-Haul moving truck into a St. Pete Beach hotel. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, the man drove the UHaul truck into the…
  • Oct 3

    Woman Accused of Hit-and-Run, DUI Near Boynton Beach

    Woman Accused of Hit-and-Run, DUI Near Boynton Beach
    A 32-year-old woman is accused of crashing her car into another vehicle and then fleeing the scene with two boys in the back seat while driving under the influence, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Just after 10:30…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2245

Florida Collection Law Blog

Florida Collection Law Blog

Covers consumer, commercial, and medical debt collection in Florida. By Jorge M. Abril.

http://floridacollectionlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2246

Florida Mediator

Florida Mediator

A mediator weblog dedicated to Florida's certified mediators. By Perry S. Itkin.

http://floridamediator.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2271

Florida Probate Blog -…

Florida Probate Blog - WeProbateFlorida.com

Covers Florida probate administration. By Long H. Duong.

http://weprobateflorida.com
  • Jul 20

    Florida Probate Questions for the Month of July 2017

    Florida Probate Questions for the Month of July 2017
    Quick links: My husband of 3 years has passed he bought a trailer home before we ever met there is no will who gets the trailer? How long can I wait before filing probate? [ps2id id=’trailer-home-probate’ target=”/]…
  • Aug 5

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate Property

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate Property
    Download a PDF optimized copy of this article here. Off the top of my head, real estate assets make up about 75% of the estates we handle. With over 600 probate cases under our belt, that’s roughly 450 real estate transfers throughout…
  • Aug 5

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate property

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate property
    Off the top of my head, real estate assets make up about 75% of the estates we handle. With over 600 probate cases under our belt, that’s roughly 450 real estate transfers throughout the State of Florida. Many of these properties are…
Rank this Week: 2285

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, medical malpractice and workers compensation. By Lawrence Law Group.

http://www.jacksonvilleinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Hurricane Irma Insurance Claim Disputes Have Begun

    Hurricane Irma Insurance Claim Disputes Have Begun
    When Hurricane Irma plowed the length of Florida on September 10 and 11, it left a surprising amount of damage throughout the Jacksonville area given that the eye of the storm passed more than 60 miles to our west.  Heavy flooding…
  • Sep 21

    Ninth Person Dies Following Loss of Electricity to South Florida Nursing Home Due to Hurricane Irma

    Ninth Person Dies Following Loss of Electricity to South Florida Nursing Home Due to Hurricane Irma
    Nine residents of a Miami, Florida, nursing home suffered death by agonizing heat distress after Hurricane Irma interrupted the supply of electricity to the nursing home.  The people who lost their lives ranged in age from 71 to 99.…
  • Aug 14

    The Proposed Bill Limiting Non-economic Damages Will Essentially End Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit

    The Proposed Bill Limiting Non-economic Damages Will Essentially End Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit
    On June 28, 2017, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 1215 titled, Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017.  Among other provisions in this bill is a limit on non-economic damages that can be recovered from a nursing…
Rank this Week: 2288

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: 2292