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Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    YOUR NEW FEDERAL COURT JUDGE

    YOUR NEW FEDERAL COURT JUDGE
    Your new federal court judge may just come from the following Miami State court judges who have applied and think they have the right stuff for Federal Court (Motto:        " The benefits include: Really big chambers; the…
  • Oct 16

    ROY GONZALEZ HAS PASSED AWAY

    ROY GONZALEZ HAS PASSED AWAY
    There's a new Hawaiian shirt in heaven today. We received some very sad news that long-time Assistant Public Defender Roy Gonzalez, who had retired, has passed away. Below is the obituary that we received from his wife.Roy was a…
  • Oct 12

    NEW JUDGES

    NEW JUDGES
    "No Judge writes on a wholly clean slate."Felix Frankfurter, 1937. Judges Ivonne Cuesta and Laura Stuzin were elevated from county court to circuit court this week, replacing the vacancies that occurred with the retirement of Judge…
Rank this Week: 320

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

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

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

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

    San Antonio Based Investment Professionals Inc. Sanctioned for Unsuitable Advice

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

    VSR Financial Services-How to Recover Damages On Investment Losse

    VSR Financial Services-How to Recover Damages On Investment Losse
    OCTOBER  2017–VSR Financial Services closed down its operations in the Fall of 2016. Many of its brokers and clients have been transferred to Summit Brokerage Services, a related entity which is part of the Cetera Financial…
Rank this Week: 106

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Oct 17

    America’s Women Veterans Part I

    America’s Women Veterans Part I
    Women who have served in the U.S. military are often referred to as “invisible Veterans” because their service contributions until the 1970s went largely unrecognized by politicians, the media, academia, and the general public.…
  • Oct 16

    Disability Compensation for Military Sexual Trauma

    Disability Compensation for Military Sexual Trauma
    A topic that is rather difficult to discuss is military sexual trauma. Some veterans may have experienced sexual trauma while serving in the military. Veterans who have experienced this, often have issues concerning their mental and physical…
  • Oct 12

    How to Read VA Diagnostic Code

    How to Read VA Diagnostic Code
    If you have been granted service connection for a disability by the VA, you will have received a rating sheet which breaks down the different aspects of your claim. Today we are going to talk about one small, but important, part of that…
Rank this Week: 709

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Oct 17

    Florida Maritime Death Claim Remedie

    Florida Maritime Death Claim Remedie
    Florida maritime death claim remedies for non-seamen vary depending upon whether the death occurred in territorial waters or the high seas. Deaths Occurring on Territorial Waters Territorial waters are generally considered as rivers, bays,…
  • Oct 16

    Girl Dies After Fall from Carnival Cruise Ship at the Port of Miami

    Girl Dies After Fall from Carnival Cruise Ship at the Port of Miami
    A Girl has died after a fall from a Carnival cruise ship at the Port of Miami.  Reports reveal that the 8-year-old girl fell two stories from the interior atrium aboard the Carnival Glory Saturday morning.  Shortly after the…
  • Oct 13

    Jury to Resolve Injured Fisherman Jones Act Negligence and Unseaworthiness Claim

    Jury to Resolve Injured Fisherman Jones Act Negligence and Unseaworthiness Claim
    A Federal court recently found determined that a jury is to resolve an injured fisherman Jones Act negligence and unseaworthiness claims . Facts of the Case This case involves a personal injury sustained by a professional fisherman aboard a…
Rank this Week: 2933

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: 782

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

https://www.lipcon.com/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Girl, 8, got on ‘tippy toes’ to peer over cruise ship railing, then fell to her death

    Girl, 8, got on ‘tippy toes’ to peer over cruise ship railing, then fell to her death
    By Alex Harris, The Miami Herald A family cruise to paradise turned into a nightmare on Saturday, when an 8-year-old ... The post Girl, 8, got on ‘tippy toes’ to peer over cruise ship railing, then fell to her death appeared first…
  • Oct 14

    8-Year-Old Falls to Death Aboard Carnival Glory: Our Cruise Ship Lawyer Weighs In

    8-Year-Old Falls to Death Aboard Carnival Glory: Our Cruise Ship Lawyer Weighs In
    A cruise vacation should be safe and enjoyable for the entire family. Unfortunately, overboard accidents continue to happen at a startling rate. Just this weekend, an 8-year-old girl fell to her death aboard the Carnival Glory as it was…
  • Oct 13

    Rape and Sexual Assault: What Cruise Lines Won’t Tell You

    Rape and Sexual Assault: What Cruise Lines Won’t Tell You
    Going on a cruise vacation should be a relaxing and enjoyable experience. Unfortunately, far too many individuals--passengers and crew members alike--have fallen victim to rape and sexual assault. Here is what the cruise lines won’t…
Rank this Week: 426

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 17

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

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

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

    Woman Accused of Hit-and-Run, DUI Near Boynton Beach
    A 32-year-old woman is accused of crashing her car into another vehicle and then fleeing the scene with two boys in the back seat while driving under the influence, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Just after 10:30…
  • Sep 5

    DUI Wolf Pack Conducted in Pinellas County

    DUI Wolf Pack Conducted in Pinellas County
    The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, along with Clearwater Police, Gulfport Police, Largo Police, St. Pete Police, and Tarpon Springs Police, conducted a DUI Wolf Pack Sunday night. The DUI Wolf Pack was conducted throughout Pinellas…
Rank this Week: 3710

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

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

    ‘Operation Nailed’ Nets About 20 Arrests of Alleged Unlicensed Contractors in Pinellas County

    ‘Operation Nailed’ Nets About 20 Arrests of Alleged Unlicensed Contractors in Pinellas County
    About 20 unlicensed contractors accused of scamming Pinellas County residents were taken into custody Tuesday. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, deputies began rounding up the contractors at 5 a.m. during…
  • Oct 9

    2 Jacksonville High School Students Accused of Bringing Guns on Campu

    2 Jacksonville High School Students Accused of Bringing Guns on Campu
    A Mandarin High School student and an 18-year-old Northside charter school student were allegedly caught Friday with guns on their respective campuses, according to police. The 18-year-old was arrested Friday with a loaded gun in his book bag…
  • Oct 9

    Marion County Teacher Assistant Charged with Molesting Student

    Marion County Teacher Assistant Charged with Molesting Student
    A Marion County teacher assistant was recently charged with molesting a middle school student, according to Marion County Sheriff’s Office. The 36-year-old is being charged with lewd or lascivious molestation. The Marion County…
Rank this Week: 1006

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

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

    Hurricane Irma Policyholders Should File a Written Complaint About Slow, No or Low Paying Claims Insurance Adjuster

    Hurricane Irma Policyholders Should File a Written Complaint About Slow, No or Low Paying Claims Insurance Adjuster
    Amy Bach of United Policyholders and Paula Palozzi, Associate Director of the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation, Insurance Division, held a seminar at the First Party Claims Conference and called on aggrieved policyholders to…
  • Oct 16

    Assignment of Contingent or Unaccrued Benefits in Florida

    Assignment of Contingent or Unaccrued Benefits in Florida
    As I and some of my colleagues have written about lately, in most states, after a covered loss has occurred, policyholders generally can assign the insurance benefits they’re entitled to receive in connection with that loss, despite…
  • Oct 15

    Calculating Damages Under Colorado’s Bad Faith Statute

    Calculating Damages Under Colorado’s Bad Faith Statute
    Colorado’s statutory bad faith cause of action can be brought in addition to a claim against the insurer to recover an owed contractual benefit. More importantly, as Jonathan Bukowski discussed in a previous blog post, a cause of action…
Rank this Week: 324

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: 3350

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 913

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: 548

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: 1781

Percy Martinez Blawg

Percy Martinez Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury law.

https://percymartinezlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 17

    James Addison Killed in Semi-Pickup Truck Collision in Macclenny

    James Addison Killed in Semi-Pickup Truck Collision in Macclenny
    Two-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 10 Kills James Addison Macclenny, FL (October 17, 2017) – A man was killed after his vehicle crashed into another vehicle early Tuesday morning. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the collision…
  • Oct 16

    Neka Sedatol Killed and Miguel Garcia Seriously Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash in Okeechobee

    Neka Sedatol Killed and Miguel Garcia Seriously Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash in Okeechobee
    Two-Vehicle Collision on U.S. 98 N and N.W. Fourth St. Kills Neka Sedatol and Seriously Injures Miguel Garcia Okeechobee, FL (October 16, 2017) – A two-vehicle collision Saturday afternoon has killed one woman and sent another man to…
  • Oct 16

    Neallie Junior Saxon III Struck and Killed by Car in Broward

    Neallie Junior Saxon III Struck and Killed by Car in Broward
    Toddler Struck and Killed by Car on Deerfield Beach St Broward, FL (October 16, 2017) – A toddler was hit and killed by a car right in front of his grandmother’s house Sunday afternoon. The Broward Sheriff’s Office reported…
Rank this Week: 2052

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: 1878

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: 242

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

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

    Perfumania Files for Bankruptcy

    Perfumania Files for Bankruptcy
    The long, slow death of the American mall continues as Perfumania files for bankruptcy. Retailer Perfumania has filed for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy, joining a long parade of former shopping mall stalwarts that have headed for the exits. Behind…
  • Oct 11

    Why are Americans in Credit Card Debt?

    Why are Americans in Credit Card Debt?
    You can’t really say that Americans have ever been out of credit card debt. Both before and after the recession credit card use has become a fact of life. While consumers continue to prefer debit cards for smaller purchases, the average…
  • Oct 9

    Keeping Your Vehicle with a 722 Redemption

    Keeping Your Vehicle with a 722 Redemption
    There are lots of reasons that people don’t file for bankruptcy. Many times, they don’t even really understand how bankruptcy works to free them of their debts and give them a fresh start. One of the biggest reasons I found that…
Rank this Week: 1794

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Oct 17

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate The controlling shareholder—i.e., the shareholder with a majority of the voting power— in a closely-held corporation has significant influence over the…
  • Oct 16

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida
    Sometimes it is necessary to remove someone from your property. There are a number of legal theories that involve someone entering upon real property and the claim that a landowner ultimately asserts depends on the relationship it has with…
  • Oct 12

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Francisco J. Rolon, J.D. Candidate Judges have an ethical obligation to be fair and impartial, but sometimes there are circumstances where attorneys are within their rights to move to disqualify judges to…
Rank this Week: 1603

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

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

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Oct 17

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate The controlling shareholder—i.e., the shareholder with a majority of the voting power— in a closely-held corporation has significant influence over the…
  • Oct 16

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida
    Sometimes it is necessary to remove someone from your property. There are a number of legal theories that involve someone entering upon real property and the claim that a landowner ultimately asserts depends on the relationship it has with…
  • Oct 12

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Francisco J. Rolon, J.D. Candidate Judges have an ethical obligation to be fair and impartial, but sometimes there are circumstances where attorneys are within their rights to move to disqualify judges to…
Rank this Week: 1782

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: 1072

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: 1701

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: 2646

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

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

    Returning my lemon

    Returning my lemon
    Client:  Jenny Client Review:  I contacted Tina and Taras to find out what I could do about a dealership that sold me a vehicle illegally. The dash had multiple warning lights blacked out so they weren’t visible. This was my…
  • Oct 15

    Incredibly satisfied

    Incredibly satisfied
    Client:  Jamie Client Review:  Taras Rudnitsky delivered fast results and really went the extra mile to make sure I got the exact settlement that I wanted. He supported all my requests regarding the settlement offer and held firm on…
  • Oct 15

    Payday Loan Restrictions Recently Enacted

    Payday Loan Restrictions Recently Enacted
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently issued its long-awaited rule that applies to a payday loan, vehicle title loan, and many other loans having a high interest rate.  Although the actual final rule is nearly 1,700…
Rank this Week: 79

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: 196

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    "Finally, there is good ol’ common sense."

    "Finally, there is good ol’ common sense."
    "Finally, there is good ol’ common sense." That's the 11th Circuit's newest judge, Kevin Newsom, who is quickly making a name for himself as a folksy, fun writer. From the intro to this opinion:It is hornbook law that rights of all…
  • Oct 16

    Complete list of District Court Applicant

    Complete list of District Court Applicant
    In case you missed Friday's post, here is a complete list of the 45 applicants for the 5 open District Court seats in the Southern District of Florida (which will all be in the "Northern Division" -- i.e., Broward, Palm Beach, and Ft.…
  • Oct 13

    Status of U.S. Attorney, Magistrate Judge, and U.S. District Judge (UPDATED)

    Status of U.S. Attorney, Magistrate Judge, and U.S. District Judge (UPDATED)
    Lots of tips are coming in regarding the open positions in the Southern District of Florida.  From the tips I have received, here is what we know:-- There was a new round of interviews in D.C. for U.S. Attorney.  It appears that the…
Rank this Week: 52

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: 3583

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers real estate law, commercial leasing and real estate development. By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 306

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    When Residents Break Rule

    When Residents Break Rule
    All too often, we are asked by boards of directors and property managers what steps can be taken to prevent residents from continuing to break rules in their communities. Seldom, however, do we hear community associations that are active and…
Rank this Week: 4340

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: 2461

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: 518

Florida Auto Accident Blog

Florida Auto Accident Blog

Contains legal information pertaining to auto accidents and injuries in Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

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

    Car vs Pedestrian Accident Leaves Orlando Woman Dead

    Car vs Pedestrian Accident Leaves Orlando Woman Dead
    A female from Orlando died following a weekend car versus pedestrian accident that happened in west Orange County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the accident happened around 10:00 on Colonial Drive, near the intersection with…
  • Oct 5

    Brothers Involved in Deadly Orange County Car Accident

    Brothers Involved in Deadly Orange County Car Accident
    At approximately 1:30 in the afternoon on Saturday, September 23, 2017, three Florida brothers were injured, one of them fatally, in a tragic West Orange County auto accident that split the vehicle in half, according to Florida Highway Patrol…
  • Oct 3

    Fatal Orlando Car versus Pedestrian Accident

    Fatal Orlando Car versus Pedestrian Accident
    An Orlando male was arrested this week after he fled the scene of a hit-and-run. The car versus pedestrian accident happened in Orange County and left the pedestrian dead.  According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the driver was…
Rank this Week: 2535

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brande

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brande
             The New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes, was written for both the attorney who has never tried a matrimonial action and for the experienced litigator. It is a “how to” book for…
  • Oct 10

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook
    The  New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes is scheduled to be in bookstores and available on line soon.   Click on the title for more information about the contents of the…
  • Oct 10

    Salguero v Argueta, 2017 WL 4475995 (E.D. North Carolina, 2017) [El Salvador ][Costs]

    Salguero v Argueta, 2017 WL 4475995 (E.D. North Carolina, 2017) [El Salvador ][Costs]
              In Salguero v Argueta, 2017 WL 4475995 (E.D. North Carolina, 2017) the matter was before the clerk on petitioner Jose Gustavo Moneterros Salguero’s motion for payment of costs following the…
Rank this Week: 3483

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Drinking and driving in Saint Petersburg to get even more costly

    Drinking and driving in Saint Petersburg to get even more costly
    A new article from the Tampa Bay Times discusses new changes that makes getting a DUI in Saint Pete even more costly. Just passed by the city council, a new ordinance now calls for a $500 fine plus towing/storage costs for drunken…
  • Oct 6

    Nebbia Holds: Part 2 of 3

    Nebbia Holds: Part 2 of 3
    Is There An Amount Of Bail That Encourages A Nebbia Hold To Occur? It is the type of crime that generally warrants the Nebbia hold, so obviously a fraud case where it is alleged that hundreds of thousands of dollars have been taken, the court…
  • Sep 27

    When a Court Can (and Cannot) Find You in Direct Criminal Contempt in Your Florida Criminal Case

    When a Court Can (and Cannot) Find You in Direct Criminal Contempt in Your Florida Criminal Case
    If you or a loved one are facing criminal charges in Florida, there are many things with which you’ll likely need to concern yourself. However, one thing that you likely won’t expect to have to address is being found in criminal…
Rank this Week: 4626

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: 3242

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Oct 16

    Wells Fargo & Co to Return $3.4 million to Customer

    Wells Fargo & Co to Return $3.4 million to Customer
    FINRA Sanctions Wells Fargo for Risky ETPs According to reports on Monday, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) ordered Wells Fargo & Co. to return $3.4 million to customers after selling them inappropriate investment…
  • Oct 13

    Steven John Meyer Barred from Securities Industry

    Steven John Meyer Barred from Securities Industry
    Steven John Meyer, Recovery of Investment Losses According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Steven John Meyer of Staten Island, New York, has been barred from the securities industry. In August, Steven John Meyer was barred by…
  • Oct 12

    Variable Annuity Switching – Securities Fraud Lawyer

    Variable Annuity Switching – Securities Fraud Lawyer
    Investment Losses due to Variable Annuity Switching Have you been a victim of Variable Annuity Switching? If so, The White Law Group may be able to assist you in the recovery of your investment losses. An annuity is a form of insurance that…
Rank this Week: 39

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: 3008

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: 3301

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: 744

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: 738

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: 4328

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Comments on South Florida injury law. By Friedman, Rodman & Frank, P.A.

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Punitive Damages in Florida Personal Injury Case

    Punitive Damages in Florida Personal Injury Case
    When someone is injured due to the negligent or intentional conduct of another person, the victim is entitled to file a Florida personal injury claim against the person or people they believe to be responsible for their injuries. If…
  • Oct 12

    Florida Rollerblade Injury Case Dismissed Under Recreational Immunity Statute

    Florida Rollerblade Injury Case Dismissed Under Recreational Immunity Statute
    Florida landowners generally have a duty to make sure that their property is safe to those whom they invite onto their property. If a landowner, including a business or government entity, fails to maintain their property, and someone is…
  • Oct 9

    Plaintiff Injured by Fallen Tree Permitted to Proceed with Case Against Property Owner

    Plaintiff Injured by Fallen Tree Permitted to Proceed with Case Against Property Owner
    Earlier this month, an appellate court in Georgia issued a written opinion in a premises liability lawsuit brought by a woman who was injured when a fallen tree struck her in the apartment complex where she lived. The case presented the court…
Rank this Week: 2278

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: 3925

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…
  • 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…
  • Sep 22

    Heroes and villains: A review of “The Chickenshit Club” by Jesse Eisinger

    Heroes and villains: A review of “The Chickenshit Club” by Jesse Eisinger
    This is a first for The Securities Edge – a book review.  The book in question is The Chickenshit Club – Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives by Jesse Eisinger.  Mr. Eisinger is a writer for Pro…
Rank this Week: 841

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: 395

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

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

    Do Blood Transfusions Qualify for Disability Benefits?

    Do Blood Transfusions Qualify for Disability Benefits?
    Blood transfusions are fairly common in the United States. Each year approximately 5 million Americans need a blood transfusion. The FDA has the vital role of ensuring patients who receive a blood transfusion are protected by multiple…
  • Oct 12

    Drones and Personal Injury Case

    Drones and Personal Injury Case
    Honestly I am starting to feel both old and scared.  It is almost like I am a guy who was raised on a farm and horses were the only fast transportation. Then, within a short period of time, man was riding in trains, then cars, then a few…
  • Oct 9

    How Old Can I Be and Still Qualify for Disability?

    How Old Can I Be and Still Qualify for Disability?
    This is an interesting question with a complex answer. It is best first to know how the social security system runs before we I go into detail about the regulations of Social Security Disability, or SSD. The Social Security Administration, or…
Rank this Week: 1279