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  • In Retail Theft/Shoplifting Cases in Florida, the Sale Price Controls the Value of the Stolen Item

    In Florida, everyone understands that stealing items from a store is a crime. However, what may not be clear is that the conduct may be a misdemeanor or felony depending on the value of the item(s) stolen. Even less clear may be how that value is determined.

    6 readers - Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog
  • Giving A Haircut To Crime

    Radley Balko writes about a bizarre pseudo-regulatory raid of barber shops by “SWAT-like” teams comprised of deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s administrative inspectors.

    6 readers - Simple Justice
    • Johnston-Forbes v. Matsunaga - Standards for Expert Witnesses in Crash Cases

      Although expert witnesses are not required in Naples car accident lawsuits as they are in medical malpractice cases, use of an expert witness can sometimes make or break a case. However, in order to be considered an "expert," a person must meet certain criteria for the purported field of study. Last year, Florida adopted a more stringent standard for expert witnesses.
      3 readers - Florida Injury Lawyer Blog
    • Real Life Examples of Florida Real Estate Agents Doing Bad Things

      Posted By Larry Tolchinsky on September 23, 2014 Florida buyers and sellers are victims of the wrongful acts of real estate agents every day. Don’t be a victim; educate yourself. The real estate industry works hard to promote its own as professionals worthy of the public trust as people buy and sell their homes, condos, and real property.
      2 readers - AboutFloridaLaw.com

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    • Cyclist Dead After Run-in With Miami-Dade Transit Bus

      …, and was run over by the bus. Police have yet to release the cyclist's name, or any speculation as to the direction the investigation into the crash is heading. The interaction between cyclists and motorists a very dangerous one, especially in the South Florida area. Drivers and riders have a very tenuous relationship, with odd laws about sharing the road…

      1 readers - Miami Injury Lawyer Blog
    • Real Life Examples of Florida Real Estate Agents Doing Bad Things

      …Posted By Larry Tolchinsky on September 23, 2014 Florida buyers and sellers are victims of the wrongful acts of real estate agents every day. Don’t be a victim; educate yourself. The real estate industry works hard to promote its own as professionals worthy of the public trust as people buy and sell their homes, condos, and real property. Most…

      2 readers - AboutFloridaLaw.com
    • Probation in Florida and Its Consequences

      …Many individuals arrested in Florida eventually face the criminal courts. The criminal courts have four main players: (i) criminal defendant; (ii) criminal defense attorney; (iii) prosecutor and (iv) judge. The criminal defense attorney and the prosecutor will inevitably speak to each other about a “resolution” of the criminal defendant’s case…

      2 readers - Andrew D. Stine, P.A.
    • What your personal injury lawyer needs from you

      … dealing with injuries and pain for years or even decades. Providing information and documents at the initial meeting can help your claim and will give you a better chance of getting fair and reasonable compensation for your injuries and damages. All personal injury cases are different, and some items may not apply to your case. Our Florida personal…

      1 readers - Aronberg & Aronberg, Personal Injury Law Firm
    • Giving A Haircut To Crime

      …Radley Balko writes about a bizarre pseudo-regulatory raid of barber shops by “SWAT-like” teams comprised of deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s administrative inspectors. The 11th Circuit affirmed the lower court’s denial of qualified immunity to the cops for the raid…

      6 readers - Simple Justice
    • How to Handle a Florida Business Dispute

      …No business wants to get sued or become a part of a lawsuit that could have been avoided. Florida business disputes are settled much more pleasantly when the proper actions are taken before, during, and after the incident arises. In addition to avoiding litigation, the following tips are business practices that all entrepreneurs should implement…

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