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Abstract Appeal

Abstract Appeal

Covers Florida Law and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. By Matt Conigliaro.

http://www.abstractappeal.com/
  • Jul 8

    People Say I’m Lazy…

    People Say I’m Lazy…
    Dreaming my life away. Well they give me all kinds of advice… You know the rest. Lennon had been spending time raising a family in New York. My story is a little different.
  • Feb 21

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory
    This decision from the Fourth District examined section 768.135, the title of which references immunity for volunteer sports team physicians.
  • Feb 21

    Fourth District: No Jurisdiction, But Direction

    Fourth District: No Jurisdiction, But Direction
    The plaintiff in this case attempted to appeal a circuit court’s order refusing to reopen a file. The Fourth District determined that the order was not appealable as a final or non-final order and dismissed the appeal. Interestingly,…
Rank this Week: 1317

Florida Immigration Law Blog

Florida Immigration Law Blog

By Colombo Hurd.

https://www.colombohurdlaw.com/news-articles/
Rank this Week: 1216

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: 1792

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: 1427

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: 1850

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridachildinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1711

Florida Real Estate Law and…

Florida Real Estate Law and Investment Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe, P.A. Provides news, insights and commentary for investors, developers and their advisors.

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

    Are You Really Going To Blow The Deal Over This?

    Are You Really Going To Blow The Deal Over This?
    That’s what the broker said to me a few weeks ago as I was negotiating the final points with the other attorney on a purchase money note for a small business deal. The broker wasn’t involved in the conversation.  It was a…
  • Oct 9

    Know Your Title Professionals – Control Your Deal

    Know Your Title Professionals – Control Your Deal
    I have written previously about title commitments and policies and surveys and the importance of the review process. Perhaps I haven’t discussed the importance of knowing who you are working with and what their abilities are. …
  • Oct 1

    I Have Hurricane Damage – Now what do I do?

    I Have Hurricane Damage – Now what do I do?
    This year, hurricanes, with record rain, storm surges and winds, have resulted in severe damage to both commercial and residential buildings, mold contamination, and significant interruption to businesses in the impacted areas. Several…
Rank this Week: 1433

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: 2242

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: 1987

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: 1751

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 15

    Manhunt in Margate Reunites Stolen Car and Child with Parent

    Manhunt in Margate Reunites Stolen Car and Child with Parent
    This past Wednesday, a manhunt was launched in Margate after a car was stolen outside of a post office. According to the official report from the Margate Police spokesperson, Sgt. Lorie Eller, the incident began when Elizabeth Marchand drove…
  • Oct 14

    Polk County Fire Kills 78-Year-Old Man and Three Dog

    Polk County Fire Kills 78-Year-Old Man and Three Dog
    Reports emerging from the Lakeland Fire Department and the Polk County Fire Rescue are shedding light on a deadly house fire that occurred in Lakeland earlier this week. According to an official statement from Polk County Fire Rescue…
  • Oct 14

    Crimeline Tip Leads to Car Used in Orlando Hit-and-Run

    Crimeline Tip Leads to Car Used in Orlando Hit-and-Run
    Orlando police and the Florida Highway Patrol were able to significantly advance their investigation into a hit-and-run fatality that occurred earlier this month when they received an anonymous call through the Crimeline service directing…
Rank this Week: 1852

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 14

    Tow Truck Driver Arrested for Fatal Florida DUI Crash That Killed Three

    Tow Truck Driver Arrested for Fatal Florida DUI Crash That Killed Three
    A tow truck driver in Ocala was arrested recently in connection with a January crash that claimed the lives of three people – a 61-year-old former congressional candidate, his wife and adult son. Investigators with the Florida Highway…
  • Oct 5

    Florida DUI Plea Deal Crumbles After Defendant Late to Court

    Florida DUI Plea Deal Crumbles After Defendant Late to Court
    One of the benefits of having an experienced criminal defense lawyer who is knowledgeable not only about statute, but also about local procedures, policies and players is you have an inside track on what you can generally expect from certain…
  • Sep 29

    “Selfies” Can Cause You Serious Trouble in Your Criminal Case

    “Selfies” Can Cause You Serious Trouble in Your Criminal Case
    Everyone loves a good selfie. A Miami man known to his friends as “Cuban Harry” was no different. With more than 36,000 followers on Instagram, he was enmeshed in the South Florida hip-hop scene, and regularly posted about his…
Rank this Week: 1509

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: 1807

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: 1757

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida accidents. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

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

    Blood-Alcohol of Pedestrian in Accident Allowable as Evidence in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Blood-Alcohol of Pedestrian in Accident Allowable as Evidence in Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    It’s estimated that nearly 50 percent of all pedestrian accidents involve some type of alcohol use – either by the motorist or the pedestrian. This can become a point of contention in an injury lawsuit because evidence of…
  • Oct 2

    Florida Stand Your Ground Immunity Doesn’t Automatically Transfer to Injury Lawsuit

    Florida Stand Your Ground Immunity Doesn’t Automatically Transfer to Injury Lawsuit
    The criminal and civil justice systems are separate and serve very different functions. While the criminal justice system seeks enforcement of our laws and ordinances, civil liability exists to allow individuals, families and businesses to be…
  • Sep 28

    Holding Bars Liable for Contractors’ Drunk Driving

    Holding Bars Liable for Contractors’ Drunk Driving
    As far as dram shop laws go, Florida’s is pretty weak. It’s not that F.S. 768.125 isn’t worth considering in your drunk driving accident claim, but it can only be applied in limited circumstances. A dram shop law is one that…
Rank this Week: 2227

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

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

    Company Sued for Alleged Improper Installation of Tires Leading to Fatal Crash

    Company Sued for Alleged Improper Installation of Tires Leading to Fatal Crash
    When you take your vehicle for repair or service, you have the right to expect the work will be performed competently. That’s part of the duty of care held by the party servicing the vehicle. When the servicer or repair shop fails in…
  • Oct 5

    Comparative Negligence in Florida Pedestrian Accident

    Comparative Negligence in Florida Pedestrian Accident
    Florida follows a pure comparative negligence theory when it comes to sharing blame for incidents resulting in personal injury. What this means is per F.S. 768.81, share of the blame for the car accident or pedestrian accident will not…
  • Sep 30

    Mother of Teen Killed in South Florida Crash Sues Lyft

    Mother of Teen Killed in South Florida Crash Sues Lyft
    The mother of a 13-year-old girl who was killed in a South Florida crash involving her 17-year-old boyfriend is suing rideshare service Lyft, alleging the honor roll student would never have been out that night in the first place had a driver…
Rank this Week: 2155

Florida Immigration Law Blog

Florida Immigration Law Blog

By Colombo & Hurd, PL.

http://www.colombohurdlaw.com/news-articles/
  • Oct 10

    How to Prepare for an Immigration Interview at USCIS

    How to Prepare for an Immigration Interview at USCIS
    An immigration interview with US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) can be a nerve-wracking experience.  One of the questions we get the most here at the firm is what is going to happen at my immigration interview and how do I…
  • Sep 14

    Obtaining an E-2 Visa in Florida

    Obtaining an E-2 Visa in Florida
    For immigrants looking to make an investment in the United States, an E-2 investor visa may be an appropriate option for an investor who wishes to direct and develop a commercial enterprise in which they have invested a substantial amount of…
  • Sep 13

    Florida Police Acting Like Immigration Agents Despite Promise

    Florida Police Acting Like Immigration Agents Despite Promise
    It is no surprise that since President Donald Trump took office in January 2017, immigration raids and deportations have increased. President Trump campaigned on harsh anti-immigration policies, and has continued to take a stance against all…
Rank this Week: 1529

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: 1609

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

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

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • Oct 8

    Specificity Needed in Powers of Attorney for Information Return

    Specificity Needed in Powers of Attorney for Information Return
    Most practitioners are familiar with the Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative. This form is signed by a taxpayer and designates an eligible person to represent the taxpayer before the IRS. IRS personnel will…
  • Oct 4

    Ding, Dong, the Witch is Dead

    Ding, Dong, the Witch is Dead
    --Here lies the remains of the Code §2704 Proposed Regulations. RIP, 2016-2017--As part of President Trump’s mandated review of federal regulations, the Secretary of Treasury has issued a report specifically recommending the…
  • Oct 1

    What Happens to Monetary Penalties When Convicted Defendant Dies with Pending Appeals?

    What Happens to Monetary Penalties When Convicted Defendant Dies with Pending Appeals?
    This was the question in a recent Second Circuit Court of Appeals case. The defendant was convicted of securities fraud, mail and wire fraud and obstruction of justice, and entered into a negotiated guilty plea to criminal tax charges. Asset…
Rank this Week: 1764

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

Focused on legal developments in the property-casualty industry. By Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 1497

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers auto accidents and consumer product recalls. By Freeman Injury Law.

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

    Stand Your Ground Immunity Not Transferable From Criminal to Civil Cases, Florida Justices Rule

    Stand Your Ground Immunity Not Transferable From Criminal to Civil Cases, Florida Justices Rule
    The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that “Stand Your Ground” immunity granted in criminal cases cannot be automatically transferred to civil cases filed in response to the same incident.  The standard of proof in a criminal…
  • Sep 29

    Fatal Construction Accident Fall Spurs Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Fatal Construction Accident Fall Spurs Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    A fatal construction accident has spurred a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the worker’s widow against the property owner and two subcontractors in California.  The incident highlights the fact that not only is construction work…
  • Sep 24

    South Florida City Pays $40K After Fatal Shooting at City-Sponsored Event

    South Florida City Pays $40K After Fatal Shooting at City-Sponsored Event
    Council members for the City of Fort Myers have agreed to pay $40,000 to avoid further litigation involving the family of a 20-year-old man who was fatally shot at a Halloween-themed event downtown two years ago.  The News-Press reports…
Rank this Week: 2263

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

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

    Florida Underride Accident

    Florida Underride Accident
    Truck accidents can have devastating consequences for people in the smaller vehicle involved. If you or your loved one was injured in an underride accident, it is imperative to seek the help of a Miami truck accident attorney without delay.…
  • Oct 4

    Segway Accidents and Injuries in Florida

    Segway Accidents and Injuries in Florida
    Segways can often be seen in malls, beaches, and other outdoor spaces. While these transportation devices can be fun, they can also be dangerous. If you or your loved one has been injured on a Segway, you should reach out to a skilled Miami…
  • Oct 4

    Car Seat Injuries in Florida

    Car Seat Injuries in Florida
    Car seats save the lives of children in Florida and elsewhere in the United States each year. When a child’s car seat is defective, however, the child can sustain serious injuries or even die as a result. If your child has been hurt by…
Rank this Week: 1833

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 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…
  • Aug 21

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

    Tiger Woods had THC, Pain Medication in His System During Memorial Day Arrest
    New toxicology reports released show Tiger Woods had pain, anxiety and sleep medications in his system as well as THC when he was arrested on Memorial Day in Palm Beach County, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Woods…
Rank this Week: 1505

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
  • 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 … Continue…
  • Sep 18

    Health Care Fraud Puts Miami Man in Jail

    Health Care Fraud Puts Miami Man in Jail
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law 4.5 Year Sentence for Role in Fraud. A Miami Man voluntarily returned to Miami from Cuba and was immediately met with a 4.5-year … Continue…
  • Aug 29

    Inmates Family Sues Jail After Improper Care

    Inmates Family Sues Jail After Improper Care
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Orange Country Jail Sued. A wrongful death suit has been filed against Orange County Jail due to what some are saying was a … Continue…
Rank this Week: 1946

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: 1827

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: 2246

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Sep 27

    Jacksonville ex-church director arrested for alleged sex charge on a minor

    Jacksonville ex-church director arrested for alleged sex charge on a minor
    A local former church director was recently arrested for a sex charge allegedly involving an underage girl.  According to an article from First Coast News, the man was arrested for capital sexual battery, which is punishable by mandatory…
  • Aug 30

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

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

    Tiger Woods Florida DUI charge will be amended to Reckless Driving

    Tiger Woods Florida DUI charge will be amended to Reckless Driving
    It appears that Tiger Woods will not have a Florida DUI on his record.  According to an article on CBS news, the prosecutor assigned to the case is going to amend the charge to a reckless driving.  If Woods completes a DUI diversion…
Rank this Week: 1928

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: 1501

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • Sep 22

    Income Tax Deductions for Hurricane Related Casualty Losse

    Income Tax Deductions for Hurricane Related Casualty Losse
    Many Florida residents, particularly those in Southwest Florida, suffered casualty losses from Hurricane Irma recently. My thoughts are with those families and individuals at this challenging time, as many of us recover from a loss of…
  • Sep 15

    When to Throw it Away

    When to Throw it Away
    My father-in-law, Ronald, is a pack rat.  He and my mother-in-law can’t park their cars in the garage of their condominium because of all his stuff cluttering it up. There are old transistor radios, televisions (the black and white…
  • Sep 1

    Trustee Liability

    Trustee Liability
    When naming spouses, children or other loved ones to serve as trustees in your testamentary (after death) trust or trust shares, consider a recent case where an estate trustee who took an “egregious” position in litigation has…
Rank this Week: 2020

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

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

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

    Construction Law 101: The Surety Bond Claim

    Construction Law 101: The Surety Bond Claim
    A surety bond is a common tool used in construction contracts to help protect the interests of construction companies and others involved in the project(s). When a construction company hires a subcontractor to complete a certain task, they…
  • Aug 20

    What You Need to Know About Construction Supervision/Management Agreement

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

    4 Signs Your Construction Dispute is Headed for Litigation

    4 Signs Your Construction Dispute is Headed for Litigation
    Construction companies and contractors are typically able to accept and complete jobs without any significant problems. Unfortunately, disputes related to these types of jobs are all but inevitable when you’ve been in this business for…
Rank this Week: 1789

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: 2222

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Video Voyeurism Hinges on Expectation of Privacy

    Video Voyeurism Hinges on Expectation of Privacy
    Personal cameras are relatively cheap and ubiquitous these days. Practically every cell phone on the market comes with a camera that can record still photos and video. Stand-alone digital cameras are also common. With new technologies, the…
  • Sep 6

    Conditions Of Your Probation: Myths, Rules And How To Avoid A Violation

    Conditions Of Your Probation: Myths, Rules And How To Avoid A Violation
    Nobody wants to go to jail. As we all know, even people who are convicted of crimes are not automatically sent to jail for months or years. Many times, people who, perhaps, have an otherwise clean record or whose crimes were not especially…
  • Aug 24

    You Could Be A Drug Dealer And Not Know It

    You Could Be A Drug Dealer And Not Know It
    When you hear the term “drug dealer” certain images come to mind. You might picture a guy in a trench coat lurking in the shadows outside of a bar, or maybe a young man who runs up to a car slowly cruising a bad neighborhood.…
Rank this Week: 1805

Florida Divorce & Family Law…

Florida Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current events related to divorce and family law matters in Florida. By Christine Bauer.

http://bauerfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 18

    Parenting Plans, Hurricanes and the Unknown

    Parenting Plans, Hurricanes and the Unknown
    Parenting Plans are required to be filed in Florida if you have kids. In a nutshell the Parenting Plan is supposed to be your road map when it comes to all kid related issues when you are divorced. Most parenting plans have basic…
  • Oct 12

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary
    Lately I have found myself and my staff spending an extraordinary time dealing with financial disclosure issues. It is such an annoying thing to deal with because no matter how many documents are turned over in a case, only a handful are…
  • Apr 15

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill
    Its been a while that I had reason to blog here and it seems that the latest reason is the same as the last reason. In the State of Florida there has been many attempts over the past few years to change and reform alimony. The latest…
Rank this Week: 1892

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: 2128

The Hershey Law Firm Blog

The Hershey Law Firm Blog

Covers Florida estate planning and probate law.

http://www.hersheylegal.com/blog/
  • Sep 14

    WHY PLAN FOR THE UNPREDICTABLE?

    WHY PLAN FOR THE UNPREDICTABLE?
    People typically don't prepare for much.  They have this attitude of'I'll just wing it'. However, when there is an imminent threat, all those laid back people turn into the ultimate preppers.Fear placed inside of someone truly fuels the…
  • Jul 11

    HAPPY 3RD FIRMAVERSARY!

    HAPPY 3RD FIRMAVERSARY!
    Fairy tales can come true, it can happen to you...Don't ever let the fear of the unknown cause you not to follow your dreams.  If you work really hard and are kind, amazing things will happen! Make your own path and let others follow in…
  • May 22

    STEP RIGHT UP--FORM A STRAIGHT LINE--NO SKIPPING

    STEP RIGHT UP--FORM A STRAIGHT LINE--NO SKIPPING
    Estate planning simply allows you to decide who will or will not receive from your estate when you are gone. Of course there are more complex issues surrounding estate planning, but for this moment, we are just going to focus on this one…
Rank this Week: 1772

Florida Trust & Probate Attorneys…

Florida Trust & Probate Attorneys Blog

Covers estate planning. By Rarick &; Beskin.

https://www.rblawfl.com/blog/
  • Sep 12

    7 Smart Tips For Hurricane Irma Insurance Claims – And 5 Trap

    7 Smart Tips For Hurricane Irma Insurance Claims – And 5 Trap
    By Phil Rarick, J.D. 7 TIPS 1. Before You Clean Up Document Your Losses Continue reading The post 7 Smart Tips For Hurricane Irma Insurance Claims – And 5 Traps appeared first on Florida Trust & Probate Attorneys Blog.
  • Sep 2

    2017 Property Tax Appeal Deadline: Read the Small Print!

    2017 Property Tax Appeal Deadline: Read the Small Print!
    You will miss this deadline if you do not read carefully – and you may need a magnifying glass to find it.  Within the past two weeks you should have received in the mail a “Notice of Proposed Property Taxes” or…
  • Jun 1

    Informática de Fideicomisos y Testamentos para Abogados de la Florida

    Informática de Fideicomisos y Testamentos para Abogados de la Florida
    Informática de Fideicomisos y Testamentos para Abogados de la Florida REFERENCIA DE LEGALIZACÓN DE LA FLORIDA Por Phillip B. Rarick, Esq., Abogado de Legalización de Miami Continue reading The post Informática de…
Rank this Week: 1438

Orlando Criminal Lawyer Blog

Orlando Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Adams & Luka.

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

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

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

    Did you get stopped by Clermont Police Officer Cecil Garrett?

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

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

    What charges can I face if the police are called to my house for an argument or fight? 
    I was just involved in an argument with my significant other. Things got out of control, and she is accusing me of hitting her. What can I expect to happen next? The term domestic violence encompasses many things, including any assault,…
Rank this Week: 1521

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Trial Lawyers support community and celebrate 44 years in Key West

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

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

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

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

    Fumes-related Key Largo Fatal Incident, First Responders to be Praised
    This morning three workers became trapped when they investigated the reason for the newly-paved Long Key Road was settling.  Their investigation took them inside a drainage manhole, from which none of them came out alive.  The three…
Rank this Week: 2083

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2091

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: 2112

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jul 28

    The Chickenshit Club: Why Americans Sense the Government has Forgotten Them

    The Chickenshit Club: Why Americans Sense the Government has Forgotten Them
    During the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008-2009 millions of Americans lost their homes, jobs and life savings. As regular Americans suffered, the federal government spent arguably in excess of a trillion taxpayer dollars propping up…
  • May 17

    Rosenstein Appointment of Special Prosecutor Bodes Well for America

    Rosenstein Appointment of Special Prosecutor Bodes Well for America
    It is not possible to find a single major media outlet that simply reports accurate facts without either subtle or overt effort to give a political story a “spin” that matches an editorial agenda whether it is liberal or…
  • May 15

    Thomas Jefferson and I Need Your Help!

    Thomas Jefferson and I Need Your Help!
    Never thought I would write about the connections of Adolf Hitler, Benedict Arnold and Thomas Jefferson, but they have come together in my life. Here’s how the world’s most infamous murderer, America’s most famous traitor…
Rank this Week: 1732

Oil & Gas Investment Fraud Lawyer…

Oil & Gas Investment Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities issues with a focus on oil & gas investment fraud. By Silver Law Group, The Law Firm of David R. Chase, P.A., and Ciklin Lubitz & O'Connell.

http://www.oilgasinvestmentfraudlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1554

Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury…

Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury Blog

Covers car accidents, slip and fall injuries, and birth injuries in Florida.

http://www.chaliklaw.com/blog/
  • May 24

    College student suffers severe injuries in motorcycle accident

    College student suffers severe injuries in motorcycle accident
    A junior at the University of Central Florida (UCF) suffered severe injuries in a motorcycle accident on the State road 408 in Orlando. As reported in the Orlando Sentinel, Radley Gillis, age 21, was riding home from work on his bike. His…
  • May 24

    College student suffers severe injuries in motorcycle accident

    College student suffers severe injuries in motorcycle accident
    A junior at the University of Central Florida (UCF) suffered severe injuries in a motorcycle accident on the State road 408 in Orlando. As reported in the Orlando Sentinel, Radley Gillis, age 21, was riding home from work on his bike. His…
  • May 24

    College student suffers severe injuries in motorcycle accident

    College student suffers severe injuries in motorcycle accident
    A junior at the University of Central Florida (UCF) suffered severe injuries in a motorcycle accident on the State road 408 in Orlando. As reported in the Orlando Sentinel, Radley Gillis, age 21, was riding home from work on his bike. His…
Rank this Week: 1577

Against Bill Collectors

Against Bill Collectors

Covers illegal bill collection or debt collection. By Saxon, Gilmore, Carraway & Gibbons, P.A.

http://againstbillcollectors.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Ohio Law Firm Sued for Deceptive Debt Collection Practice

    Ohio Law Firm Sued for Deceptive Debt Collection Practice
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) is suing an Ohio law firm. The suit claims that Weltman, Weinber & Reis made collection calls and sent collection letters to millions of consumers stating that attorneys were…
  • Jan 5

    Payday Lender Fined for Deceptive Ads and Collection Letter

    Payday Lender Fined for Deceptive Ads and Collection Letter
    Moneytree, a payday lender, has been fined for deceptive advertising and collection letters.   Moneytree is alleged to have misled consumers with its online ads regarding charges to cash income tax-refund checks.  Some of the…
  • Apr 29

    NJ Law Firm Fined for Abusive Debt Collection Practice

    NJ Law Firm Fined for Abusive Debt Collection Practice
    The law firm of Pressler & Pressler of Parisppany, New Jersey has been fined $1 million for filing debt collection lawsuits without thoroughly investigating the evidence.  Many of the cases were based on flimsy or non-existent…
Rank this Week: 1520

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Covers Florida criminal laws concerning drug offenses. By W. F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Apr 19

    Floriduh May not allow Smoking Medical Marijuana - Despite Constitutional Amendment

    Floriduh May not allow Smoking Medical Marijuana - Despite Constitutional Amendment
    Florida Medical Marijuana Law Update#Floriduh may not allow smoking #medicalmarijuana #cannabislaws despite #constitutional…
  • Mar 7

    Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing Ordinance - Complete Text

    Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing Ordinance - Complete Text
    Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing OrdinanceHow to Find a Complete Copy of the Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing Ordinance?The Hillsborough County Commission just adopted the Ordinance needed for dispensaries to go…
  • Feb 17

    Driving Under the Influence Checkpoint

    Driving Under the Influence Checkpoint
    DUI checkpoint on Friday, February 17 to Saturday, February 18.  Officers will be stationed near the 7200 block of Adamo Drive  from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.   Fighting for you or a friend. Law Office of W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary…
Rank this Week: 1980