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Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    How to File Bankruptcy in Florida

    How to File Bankruptcy in Florida
    Bankruptcy is the federal court procedure offering a person or business the opportunity to eliminate or restructure their debts. Debts that can’t be paid may be forgiven, and creditors may get some amount of repayment depending on the…
  • Sep 14

    Will Filing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Stop a Foreclosure?

    Will Filing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Stop a Foreclosure?
    It can be devastating to lose your home in a foreclosure. Fortunately, filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy is an excellent option that can save your home. Chapter 13 can give you the opportunity to reorganize your debt to make it more manageable.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3184

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Oct 17

    Can A Bank Lose The Right To Collect Taxes And Insurance From A Homeowner?

    Can A Bank Lose The Right To Collect Taxes And Insurance From A Homeowner?
    In Florida, banks are governed by federal regulation as well as state law. This means that any Florida homeowner involved in a controversy with their mortgage lender needs to understand their rights and protections provided both by…
  • Oct 3

    Landlord Tenant Disputes After A Major Storm (Hurricane)

    Landlord Tenant Disputes After A Major Storm (Hurricane)
    After a major storm or hurricane here in Florida, apartments and other rental properties are often damaged to the point where they need some level of repair to make them livable. In some instances, the property may be a total loss or the…
  • Sep 18

    Real Estate Damage Claims After A Major Storm (Hurricane) in Florida

    Real Estate Damage Claims After A Major Storm (Hurricane) in Florida
    We all know that living in Florida means having to deal with real property damage claims caused by tropical storms, tornadoes and by the dreaded hurricane.  (Like 2017’s Category 4 Hurricane Irma).     Just like any other…
Rank this Week: 3552

Florida Construction Industry Law…

Florida Construction Industry Law Blog

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

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-construction-industry/
  • Oct 17

    The Disciplinary Process of a Certified Contractor in Florida: Part One

    The Disciplinary Process of a Certified Contractor in Florida: Part One
    All certified contractors must abide by the provisions of Chapter 489, Florida Statutes, which govern construction contracting.  The Department of Business and Professional Regulation (“Department”) is tasked with the…
  • Oct 5

    Challenging Building Permit Denials in Florida

    Challenging Building Permit Denials in Florida
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq and Sophie M. Hayashi Introduction: When a party wishes to construct, erect, alter, modify, repair or demolish any building in the state of Florida, obtaining a building permit is the crucial first step. Fla.…
  • Oct 2

    Personal Liability for Qualifying Agents in Florida

    Personal Liability for Qualifying Agents in Florida
    As I mentioned in a previous post, when a construction project encounters problems, and especially when a suit is filed, a property owner will seek every bit of leverage he or she can get against the contractor handling the project. …
Rank this Week: 1504

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

Covers business law, government law, and immigration law. By Brian Silber, Esq.

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

    Trump Blames Cuba for Sonic Attack

    Trump Blames Cuba for Sonic Attack
    Fifty-five years after the United States and Russia went to the brink of war over the Cuban Missile Crisis, another critical event in the relationship between the United States and Cuba has been reached as President Trump openly blamed Cuba…
  • Oct 10

    Cleveland Latest City To Sign Port Agreement With Cuba

    Cleveland Latest City To Sign Port Agreement With Cuba
    Cleveland, Ohio became the latest city to sign a port agreement with Cuba this week, making it the first agreement since the US State Department’s decision to remove American diplomats from Cuba and request the removal of Cuban…
  • Oct 3

    US to Expel Majority of Cuban Diplomat

    US to Expel Majority of Cuban Diplomat
    Amidst all of the confusion revolving around the mysterious health ailments experienced by US diplomats and relatives in Cuba over the past few months, the Trump administration has taken an even harder line on US-Cuba relations. After an…
Rank this Week: 1754

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

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

    What is Mediation in a Florida Divorce?

    What is Mediation in a Florida Divorce?
    For many people, when you and your spouse are getting divorce, the last thing that seems possible is that you will come to agreements about how life will work once you are divorced. Florida courts, however, routinely order that couples attend…
  • Oct 10

    Divorce Can Have a Positive Outcome

    Divorce Can Have a Positive Outcome
    The dissolution of a marriage can be a frightening and stressful ordeal that many divorcing couples might not be emotionally equipped to handle on their own. Because emotions run high, even for the spouse who is seeking the break-up of the…
  • Oct 6

    What are the Legal Rights of a Victim When There is Domestic Violence?

    What are the Legal Rights of a Victim When There is Domestic Violence?
    Domestic Violence is a very serious topic. In fact, many victims of “domestic violence” dislike even using the term, because the reality is that if it were always violent, it would be much easier to detect. The truth is that…
Rank this Week: 4101

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/
Rank this Week: 1429

The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

The Lien Zone is a construction law blog for Florida contractors. It includes forms, infographics, videos and articles.

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • Oct 17

    Checklist for a 255.05 Bond

    Checklist for a 255.05 Bond
    Contractors working on public projects should be familiar with the requirements of Florida Statute §255.05. Here is what a 255 bond needs to state on its face: While the following items are not required to be on the face page... Read…
  • Oct 10

    Fraudulent Lien Not the End of the Story for Contractor

    Fraudulent Lien Not the End of the Story for Contractor
    Earlier this year, the appellate court handed down a decision that surprised a lot of construction folks. A homeowner and his contractor weren’t seeing eye to eye any longer so the owner stopped paying the contractor. In turn, the…
  • Oct 3

    Are Survey Plans Entitled to Copyright Protection?

    Are Survey Plans Entitled to Copyright Protection?
    Have you ever wondered if a surveyor’s drawings are entitled to the same sort of protections afforded to an architect’s blueprints? You might think so but it turns out, it depends. The leading case on this issue comes out of...…
Rank this Week: 2317

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Using Marital Assets to Pay for Obligations on Non-Marital Assets in Florida

    Using Marital Assets to Pay for Obligations on Non-Marital Assets in Florida
    In many divorce cases, one of the key areas to resolve is equitable distribution. In some marriages, the couple may have a mixture of marital assets, non-marital assets, and maybe non-marital assets that were improved or acquired in part by…
  • Oct 12

    Imputing Income to a Parent in Florida, Even When that Parent Has a Disability

    Imputing Income to a Parent in Florida, Even When that Parent Has a Disability
    In any divorce case that involves minor children, the issues of child custody and child support are likely to be important elements of the case. Sometimes, if your spouse is determined by the court to be voluntarily underemployed or…
  • Oct 5

    What Are Your Rights When You Have a Child With a Married Woman in Florida?

    What Are Your Rights When You Have a Child With a Married Woman in Florida?
    Not everyone’s family is destined to look like a “traditional family” from a 1950s “sit-com.” Some fathers will find themselves in the position of having children with women who are not their wives. These fathers…
Rank this Week: 3781

Data Security Law Journal

Data Security Law Journal

Covers data security, cloud computing, data privacy and anything E. By Al Saikali.

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

    New Wave of Biometric Privacy Class Actions: Could You Be A Target?

    New Wave of Biometric Privacy Class Actions: Could You Be A Target?
    While the privacy world is focused on the Equifax data breach, another development is taking place that could have a more lasting effect on privacy law.  In the last month, plaintiffs’ lawyers in Illinois have filed over 20…
  • May 21

    Court Applies Work Product Protection to Breach Investigation Report

    Court Applies Work Product Protection to Breach Investigation Report
    One of the most significant questions in data security law is whether reports created by forensic firms investigating data breaches at the direction of counsel are protected from discovery in civil class action lawsuits.  They are, at…
  • Mar 5

    Incident Response: The Increasing Risks to Corporate Legal Department

    Incident Response: The Increasing Risks to Corporate Legal Department
    The consequences of a data breach reached new heights last week when Yahoo announced the resignation of its General Counsel in response to a series of security incidents the company suffered.  A more fulsome explanation of the security…
Rank this Week: 3069

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    Girl Fatally Falls From Deck of Carnival Cruise Line Ship

    Girl Fatally Falls From Deck of Carnival Cruise Line Ship
    On Saturday, a ship with the popular Carnival Cruise Line was returning to PortMiami after a week-long journey through the Caribbean when an incident occurred that transformed what was an enjoyable trip into a nightmare. Just after 8:00 in…
  • Oct 16

    Pedestrian Struck and Killed along Colonial Drive

    Pedestrian Struck and Killed along Colonial Drive
    On Saturday, shortly after 10:00 in the evening, a 46-year-old Orlando resident named Maria Guzman was on foot by Colonial Drive. Witnesses to the scene say that Guzman’s path was taking her along the south side of Colonial Drive when…
  • Oct 16

    Fatal Orlando Collision Sends Car into Retention Pond

    Fatal Orlando Collision Sends Car into Retention Pond
    A crash that occurred this past Sunday close to 6130 East Colonial Drive in Orlando resulted in the death of at least one individual and the serious injury of another. Members of the Orange County Fire Rescue and the Florida Highway Patrol…
Rank this Week: 2235

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law, including information on accidents and injuries in Orlando, and the state of Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    Girl Fatally Falls From Deck of Carnival Cruise Line Ship

    Girl Fatally Falls From Deck of Carnival Cruise Line Ship
    On Saturday, a ship with the popular Carnival Cruise Line was returning to PortMiami after a week-long journey through the Caribbean when an incident occurred that transformed what was an enjoyable trip into a nightmare. Just after 8:00 in…
  • Oct 16

    Pedestrian Struck and Killed along Colonial Drive

    Pedestrian Struck and Killed along Colonial Drive
    On Saturday, shortly after 10:00 in the evening, a 46-year-old Orlando resident named Maria Guzman was on foot by Colonial Drive. Witnesses to the scene say that Guzman’s path was taking her along the south side of Colonial Drive when…
  • Oct 16

    Fatal Orlando Collision Sends Car into Retention Pond

    Fatal Orlando Collision Sends Car into Retention Pond
    A crash that occurred this past Sunday close to 6130 East Colonial Drive in Orlando resulted in the death of at least one individual and the serious injury of another. Members of the Orange County Fire Rescue and the Florida Highway Patrol…
Rank this Week: 2110

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: 3110

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: 4298

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    Unspeakable Tragedy as 8 Year Old Girl Dies After Fall on Carnival Cruise Ship Glory

    Unspeakable Tragedy as 8 Year Old Girl Dies After Fall on Carnival Cruise Ship Glory
    Sadly…news outlets are reporting that an 8 year old girl fell within the atrium of the Carnival Cruise Ship Glory while passengers were set to disembark at Port Miami. Apparently she fell while her family was waiting to use the…
  • Oct 14

    World’s Largest Cruise Ship Set to Sail in April 2018

    World’s Largest Cruise Ship Set to Sail in April 2018
    Symphony of the Seas will overtake Harmony of the Seas — both Royal Caribbean cruise ships — to become the world’s largest cruise ship. With the capability to house nearly 5,500 passengers per cruise, the boat is essentially…
  • Oct 8

    Passenger Loses Part of Tooth in Cruise Ship Cabin Bathroom Shower

    Passenger Loses Part of Tooth in Cruise Ship Cabin Bathroom Shower
    In an unfortunate accident, a passenger’s tooth was knocked out while showering. Read the inquiry here… Lost half front tooth due to the pressure of the shower head being so powerful it would fall off. Like many passengers we…
Rank this Week: 3128

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury, medical malpractice and workers' compensation news. By Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 4590

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Oct 16

    Dieselgate: Bringing a Face to Scandal Impacting Volkswagen Owner

    Dieselgate: Bringing a Face to Scandal Impacting Volkswagen Owner
    A Volkswagen manager pleaded guilty to conspiracy and violating the Clean Air Act and could get seven years in prison. A Volkswagen engineer who agreed to testify against the Volkswagen manager was sentenced to three years in prison for the…
  • Oct 11

    Federal Rule 34 Primer — A shepherd’s guide to “herding cats”

    Federal Rule 34 Primer — A shepherd’s guide to “herding cats”
    Federal Rules were last updated in 2016 and the changes were thought to be significant. Welcomed by some and scorned by others, those changes are still being evaluated and applied by judges across the country. The Sedona Conference has…
  • Oct 9

    Nursing Home Care — Who protects the most vulnerable?

    Nursing Home Care — Who protects the most vulnerable?
    A recent article in Law360 suggested that nursing home claims may rise in the wake of Hurricane Irma and the Hollywood Hills Nursing Home tragedy. The article seemed to downplay the problem in nursing homes. It should not have. Certainly I am…
Rank this Week: 4584

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By Rotolo Karch Law.

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

    Are Advancements in New Vehicle Technology a Help or a Hindrance?

    Are Advancements in New Vehicle Technology a Help or a Hindrance?
    Car buyers today are hard-pressed to find vehicles that aren’t equipped with technologies designed to make things easier and safer for drivers, but do these technologies actually accomplish that? Not according to recent research by the…
  • Sep 15

    How Safe Are Your Student Athlete’s Practice Conditions?

    How Safe Are Your Student Athlete’s Practice Conditions?
    There is no denying the importance of practice and training in sports, but at what risk? It seems every summer there are reports of athletes, particularly student athletes, who succumb to heat-related injuries while practicing for the…
  • Aug 15

    Ballparks Take Steps to Protect Fans, But Are Fans Doing Their Share?

    Ballparks Take Steps to Protect Fans, But Are Fans Doing Their Share?
    A day out at the ballpark is a popular summer family pastime but sometimes accidents happen. Foul balls and far-flung bats can find their way off the field and into the stands posing the risk of injury to fans. Recently, an 11-month-old child…
Rank this Week: 4271

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

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

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

    SEC’s Attempt to Modernize and Streamline Disclosures for Public Companies Falls Short

    SEC’s Attempt to Modernize and Streamline Disclosures for Public Companies Falls Short
      Last year, Congress required the SEC to review the public company disclosure requirements in Regulation S-K and make detailed recommendations as to how those rules might be changed to modernize and simplify the requirements while still…
  • Oct 16

    SEC’s Attempt to Modernize and Streamline Disclosures for Public Companies Falls Short

    SEC’s Attempt to Modernize and Streamline Disclosures for Public Companies Falls Short
      Last year, Congress required the SEC to review the public company disclosure requirements in Regulation S-K and make detailed recommendations as to how those rules might be changed to modernize and simplify the requirements while still…
  • Sep 27

    Your tax dollars at work (at the SEC)

    Your tax dollars at work (at the SEC)
      With Chair Jay Clayton and Corp Fin Director Bill Hinman now in office for several months, the SEC seems to be gaining traction in a number of areas of interest to public companies. Pay Ratio Disclosures As we noted in a Gunster…
Rank this Week: 3159

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

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

    Nuedexta and Overmedication in Nursing Home

    Nuedexta and Overmedication in Nursing Home
    A recent investigation by CNN has unveiled a number of questions surrounding the use of Nuedexta in nursing homes. Nuedexta is a drug approved by the FDA to treat PBA (pseudobulbar affect), a condition which causes sufferers to experience…
  • Sep 22

    Lack of Proper Climate Control in Hollywood Nursing Home

    Lack of Proper Climate Control in Hollywood Nursing Home
    There are many forms of nursing home neglect and abuse which can be seen in nursing homes in Hollywood and other parts of Florida. Unfortunately, over the past month we have seen the unfolding tragic events at the Rehabilitation Center at…
  • Sep 19

    Office Job Injuries in Hollywood and South Florida

    Office Job Injuries in Hollywood and South Florida
    On the surface, office jobs in Hollywood and South Florida seem much safer than many other workplace options. There is no heavy machinery, the way there might be in an industrial environment. There aren’t the risks associated with…
Rank this Week: 1230

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

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

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

    South Florida Woman Convicted of Contract Killing after Third Trial – Part One

    South Florida Woman Convicted of Contract Killing after Third Trial – Part One
    The scene opened with a text placard reading: It then fades out to a passage showing the entrance of the Boynton Beach Police Department where the narration by a detective begins as follows: “We received a call that was transferred into…
  • Sep 17

    Hurricane Irma Brings Out Burglars and Looters in South Florida Crime Spree

    Hurricane Irma Brings Out Burglars and Looters in South Florida Crime Spree
    As Hurricane Irma barreled through the Caribbean laying waste to all centers of population in its path, opportunities arose for those with criminal intent. After the storm basically leveled the tiny island of Barbuda leaving much of the…
  • Aug 20

    Opiate Epidemic Assaults South Florida

    Opiate Epidemic Assaults South Florida
    During the 2016 presidential campaign, the opioid epidemic became a campaign issue with overdose deaths hitting a peak of 28,000 nationally the previous year detailed by the latest current available data. It was just a few weeks ago that the…
Rank this Week: 3129

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/
  • Oct 16

    HR Seminars: Transparency, Efficiency and the EEOC Portal System

    HR Seminars: Transparency, Efficiency and the EEOC Portal System
    Today’s guest post comes from Susan Smith Erdelyi, Esquire, Marks Gray, Jacksonville. She will be presenting at the Florida Law Alliance Fall Employment Law Conference taking place on Friday, November 10, 2017 with EEOC District…
  • Oct 16

    HR Seminars: Transparency, Efficiency and the EEOC Portal System

    HR Seminars: Transparency, Efficiency and the EEOC Portal System
    Today’s guest post comes from Susan Smith Erdelyi, Esquire, Marks Gray, Jacksonville. She will be presenting at the Florida Law Alliance Fall Employment Law Conference taking place on Friday, November 10, 2017 with EEOC District…
  • Oct 9

    What You Need to Know About Employment Dispute Arbitration

    What You Need to Know About Employment Dispute Arbitration
    Today’s guest post comes from Michael Schofield, Esq., from the Clark Partington firm in Pensacola. He will be presenting at the Florida Law Alliance Fall Employment Law Conference taking place on Friday, November 10, 2017 (see below…
Rank this Week: 2567

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: 2879

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

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

    Sales Representative Who Was Paid $900,000 Can Still Claim Violation of Overtime Law, Says Federal Court

    Sales Representative Who Was Paid $900,000 Can Still Claim Violation of Overtime Law, Says Federal Court
    Under federal law, employers must pay employees time-and-a-half if they work over 40 hours in a workweek, unless the employees are exempt from the overtime law. Employers don’t usually think of an employee who takes home $900,000 in a…
  • Sep 27

    Pro Wrestling Photo Not Enough to Pin Employer

    Pro Wrestling Photo Not Enough to Pin Employer
    An employer isn’t immune from a discrimination claim when an employee quits instead of being fired. An employee who quits can still bring a “constructive discharge” claim, arguing that his working conditions were intolerable…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 549

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/
  • Oct 15

    Girl Dies After Falling on Carnival Glory

    Girl Dies After Falling on Carnival Glory
    A 8 year-old girl died Saturday morning after falling from a deck in an interior atrium to a lower deck on the Carnival Glory.  A representative of Miami Fire-Rescue Department said the child fell "about two stories" inside the Carnival…
  • Oct 12

    Port Authority of Jamaica to Dredge Port of Falmouth, Again

    Port Authority of Jamaica to Dredge Port of Falmouth, Again
    The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) intends to again dredge the port of Falmouth in order to extend the Falmouth cruise ship pier, according to the Jamaica Gleaner. A PAJ representative stated that the new project will permit the…
  • Oct 5

    99,900 Reasons for P&O Ferries to Install CCTV Camera

    99,900 Reasons for P&O Ferries to Install CCTV Camera
    It was a dark night four and one-half years ago when 30 year-old Richard Fearnside disappeared from P&O Ferries' Pride of Kent ferry as it was sailing from Calais back to Dover. His girlfriend said that he was going to the top deck to…
Rank this Week: 4634

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.cruiseshiplawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3263

Shiner Law Group Blog

Shiner Law Group Blog

Discusses Florida injury and accident law.

https://shinerlawgroup.com/news-media/blog/
  • Oct 13

    Favorite Halloween Candy

    Favorite Halloween Candy
    Halloween Candy – Your Favorites? Its that time of year again with costumes, haunted houses, and most importantly, CANDY! With Halloween around the corner, a perplexing question comes to mind, and with a not-so-easy answer. Which…
  • Oct 10

    Hurricane Neglect Liability And Protocol

    Hurricane Neglect Liability And Protocol
    It’s that time of the year… Trees falling. Wind blowing at 145 miles per hour. Floods making it impossible to drive anywhere. Hysteria knows no bounds. Hurricane season is here and boy, has it been a tough one this year. With…
  • Oct 3

    Local Fun – Treasure Coast

    Local Fun – Treasure Coast
    Fun On Florida’s Treasure Coast The Treasure Coast has a unique history. It is made up of Martin and St. Lucie counties, and the Indian River. It gets its name from the tons of treasures that were left at the bottom of the ocean when…
Rank this Week: 1820

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news concerning domestic violence, gun offenses, sex offenses and immigration status. By the Law Offices of Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Medical Marijuana in Nursing Home

    Medical Marijuana in Nursing Home
    According to ABC News a senior citizen and her son, in Pasco County Florida, explain that the nursing home where she lives is denying her potential pain relief, by refusing to allow her to have the medical marijuana she has a legal…
  • Oct 13

    Fentanyl Outbreak in South Florida

    Fentanyl Outbreak in South Florida
    Fentanyl, a very addictive and dangerous narcotic, continues to rise in popularity among the United States.  On October 05, 2017, two people were arrested and charged with a 24-page federal indictment, along with seven others, of…
  • Oct 6

    South Florida Attorneys Arrested for Client Brokering….

    South Florida Attorneys Arrested for Client Brokering….
    According to the Florida Sun Sentinel, four Personal Injury attorneys were arrested on September 6 and charged with organized crime, money laundering, and brokering. The attorneys hired other people to appeal to victims of car accidents and…
Rank this Week: 3933

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
  • Oct 13

    Recreational Injuries and Verdicts Continue to Rise in spite of Deterrent Verdicts – $36.6 Million (October 10, 2017)

    Recreational Injuries and Verdicts Continue to Rise in spite of Deterrent Verdicts – $36.6 Million (October 10, 2017)
    This week, Partner Justin Shapiro won a $36.6 million verdict on behalf of the parents of a skateboarder struck and killed by a distracted driver. That skateboard verdict follows a very recent jet ski settlement in Key West by Thomas Scolaro…
  • Sep 15

    Hollywood Nursing Home well known by Miami Lawyer

    Hollywood Nursing Home well known by Miami Lawyer
    When Ira Leesfield was attending school in Hollywood, Florida, where he grew up, the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills did not exist, but the building was part of Leesfield’s paper route and residence area. Leesfield, recipient…
  • Aug 29

    Leesfield Scolaro ramps up “Drop Fire” / Accidental Gun Discharge practice

    Leesfield Scolaro ramps up “Drop Fire” / Accidental Gun Discharge practice
    Since 2014, Leesfield Scolaro has represented multiple victims of accidental gun discharge, including by “drop fire” where a loaded firearm discharges upon impact with the floor without the trigger ever being pulled. The increase…
Rank this Week: 3289

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

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

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Oct 13

    6 Charged In Florida Chiropractic PIP Insurance Fraud Scheme

    6 Charged In Florida Chiropractic PIP Insurance Fraud Scheme
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On October 4, 2017, federal prosecutors charged six Florida residents with running a multi-million dollar insurance fraud scheme through a…
  • Oct 5

    CMS Woes: Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPICs) Criticized for Oversight in Fraud Investigation

    CMS Woes: Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPICs) Criticized for Oversight in Fraud Investigation
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPIC) are private companies or business entities, that have contracted with the Centers for Medicare and…
  • Oct 2

    Miami Woman Gets 4 Years in Prison for Illegal Silicone Injection Scheme

    Miami Woman Gets 4 Years in Prison for Illegal Silicone Injection Scheme
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On September 20, 2017, a Florida federal judge sentenced a Florida woman to more than four years in prison for her part in a conspiracy to…
Rank this Week: 3472

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Thomas & Pearl.

http://thomasandpearl.com/blog/
  • Oct 13

    OCTOBER IS NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH

    OCTOBER IS NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH
    National Bullying Prevention Month is an annual designation observed each year in October.  The idea is for concerned parents, teachers, other concerned adults and students, too to take a stand against bullying.  Supporters are…
  • Oct 2

    Break-Checking a Tailgater is NOT a Good Idea

    Break-Checking a Tailgater is NOT a Good Idea
    We’ve all been there. We’re driving, and someone is following closely… a little too closely.  There’s nothing like being tailgated to raise our blood pressure. The fact that the driver behind you is actually…
  • Sep 26

    8 Patients Die in Hollywood Hills Rehabilitation Center

    8 Patients Die in Hollywood Hills Rehabilitation Center
    The Hollywood Hills Rehabilitation Center has been shut down by the state of Florida—but not before eight patients died while under care there or shortly after being evacuated from there, with three more patients to date having died…
Rank this Week: 2800

Florida Intellectual Property Law…

Florida Intellectual Property Law Blog

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

http://www.floridaipblog.com/
  • Oct 13

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

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

    Look Around: The Simplest Ideas Have Made Inventors Millions…

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

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

    Miami Patent Attorney’s Latest Inventor Book Tops Amazon Best Seller List
    If you are an American inventor or entrepreneur with a new idea, you cannot help but relate to the long, exhilarating, and yet sometimes painful journey of creating something new. Follow along and discover the secrets behind doggedly pursuing…
Rank this Week: 436

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2116

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Oct 12

    What about clients who want more than the contract specifies?

    What about clients who want more than the contract specifies?
    Sooner or later, every builder or contractor encounter clients who want to play fast and loose with the agreed-upon contracted work. They may ask to add features to completed plans or decide to alter the dimensions of a couple...
  • Sep 29

    How can contractors and builders make mistakes right?

    How can contractors and builders make mistakes right?
    No matter how conscientious a builder or contractor may be, everyone makes mistakes. But your reputation is on the line, so your response must be both timely and adequate to avoid losing business. How can you keep a mistake...
  • Sep 15

    Are contractors and builders liable for home damages?

    Are contractors and builders liable for home damages?
    People invest more in their homes than they typically do in most other areas of their lives. Therefore, when something goes awry, they are especially determined to make sure that someone is held accountable. That person can often be...
Rank this Week: 2053

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

https://www.floridaemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 12

    Clearwater Cook Accuses Restaurant of Unpaid Wage

    Clearwater Cook Accuses Restaurant of Unpaid Wage
    A cook has filed a class action lawsuit against her former employer, alleging the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and workers compensation acts. The woman filed a complaint, individually and on behalf of herself and all others similarly…
  • Oct 9

    South Florida Cleaning Company Accused of Retaliation

    South Florida Cleaning Company Accused of Retaliation
    A former employee is suing a south Florida cleaning company for alleged retaliation. The man filed a complaint on Aug. 3 in the Broward County Circuit Court, alleging that the company breached its duty of good faith and fair dealing.…
  • Oct 3

    Publix Being Sued Over Dreadlock

    Publix Being Sued Over Dreadlock
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing the supermarket chain for religious discrimination after a new hire claimed Publix asked him to cut his dreadlocks in order to work there, according to reports. The man, who practices…
Rank this Week: 2101

South Florida Trial Practice

South Florida Trial Practice

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://southfloridatrial.foxrothschild.com/
  • Oct 12

    Is It Really Too Late? Statute of Limitations for Negligent Appraisal Ruling May Be Challenged

    Is It Really Too Late? Statute of Limitations for Negligent Appraisal Ruling May Be Challenged
    I recently wrote in Fox Rothschild’s Consumer Law Ledger about a Florida appellate court’s ruling that the statute of limitations for a negligent appraisal claim begins to run on the date that the loan is funded, even if a…
  • Oct 11

    Fake Service Dog Attacks Real Service Dog

    Fake Service Dog Attacks Real Service Dog
    I’ve been posting about the problems companies face when a customer wants to bring in a fake service dog, see my recent posts here, here and here. One of the biggest issues for companies is figuring out which dogs are fake service dogs…
  • Oct 10

    Law Firms Are Not Above the Law When it Comes to FLSA Litigation

    Law Firms Are Not Above the Law When it Comes to FLSA Litigation
    See this post from Fox‘s Mark Tabakman regarding recent Fair Labor Standard Act (“FLSA”) litigation directed to two Florida law firms.  Mark’s post is an important reminder that law firms, doctor’s…
Rank this Week: 1650

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2197

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: 2525

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 11

    THE VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE PROGRAM

    THE VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE PROGRAM
    You have a business that sells goods to your customers in other states. Recently, you heard that you should have collected sales tax on certain transactions or that the money you collected as sales tax should have been remitted to that state.…
  • Oct 1

    TEXAS AIRCRAFT SALES AND USE TAX

    TEXAS AIRCRAFT SALES AND USE TAX
    Out of the numerous types of transactions that are usually subject to tax, aircraft sales and use tax issues can be ranked among the most complicated and convoluted. First, and putting aside the fact every state views aircraft sales tax…
  • Sep 13

    SALES TAX NEXUS AND SELLERS USING AMAZON’S FBA

    SALES TAX NEXUS AND SELLERS USING AMAZON’S FBA
    Imagine having an online business.  One day, you decide to use Amazon’s Fulfillment By Amazon (“FBA”) services.  Unbeknownst to you, your inventory is stored by Amazon in several states.  One day, you get a…
Rank this Week: 2398

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

Focuses on including international arbitration, real estate investment and land development, financing, foreign investment and tax, Miami’s new zoning code (Miami 21), public-private partnerships, hospitality, and construction in Miami, Florida. By Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • Oct 11

    Third Annual P3 Hub South

    Third Annual P3 Hub South
    The third annual P3 Hub South conference, hosted by the P3 Bulletin and in partnership with Bilzin Sumberg, is returning to Miami October 16th – 17th. This year’s conference hosts both local and national…
  • Oct 5

    Proposed Changes to Procurement Regulations May Facilitate P3

    Proposed Changes to Procurement Regulations May Facilitate P3
    Miami-Dade County, the largest jurisdiction in South Florida, is currently evaluating public-private partnerships (P3s) for several major infrastructure projects.  These include multi-billion-dollar upgrades to the County’s water…
  • Sep 18

    FDEP Issues Order to Restore Structural Damage Post Hurricane

    FDEP Issues Order to Restore Structural Damage Post Hurricane
    Property Owners and Public and Private Entities: On September 5, 2017, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (“FDEP”) issued Emergency Final Order OGC. No. 17-0989 (the “Order”) in response to the…
Rank this Week: 3222

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: 3364

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 9

    Motorcyclist Killed in High-Speed Port St. Lucie Crash

    Motorcyclist Killed in High-Speed Port St. Lucie Crash
    A 23-year-old motorcyclist was killed Tuesday following a crash in Port St. Lucie, police said. The motorcyclist was eastbound on Southwest St. Lucie West Boulevard on a 2011 Kawasaki when he crashed into a 2004 Honda Pilot as it turned onto…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1918

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

Covers health law and pharmacy law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3185

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: 792

Florida Condominium Law Blog

Florida Condominium Law Blog

Covers condominium associations. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-condominium/
  • Oct 9

    Florida Condominium Association Emergency Power

    Florida Condominium Association Emergency Power
    In Florida, condominium living is a way of life.  Many of the state’s condominiums are located in places where they can capture a view and typically that means they are close to the water.  In Florida, we also have…
  • Aug 17

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

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

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

    2017 Legislative Update for Florida’s Community Association Laws: Part II
    On July 1st, the 2017 amendments to the Florida Statutes affecting community associations became effective.  The 2017 legislative amendments to the Condominium Act and Homeowners Association Act are substantial.  This post is Part…
Rank this Week: 1475

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: 3758