Florida - Page 18

  • Holidays Bring Risks of Injuries

    …, electrocutions, trips over extension cords, and other types of serious accidents. Drinking and driving – Holidays mean parties and parties often mean drinking alcohol. If individuals choose to drive home while they are impaired, they can cause serious collisions. Even though Florida takes part in DUI enforcement campaigns2 for the holidays, law enforcement…

    Eric Block/ jacksonvillepersonalinjury.attorney- 36 readers -
  • Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    … Bankruptcy Attorney Jordan E. Bublick is a Miami, Florida has over 25 years of experience in filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy (reorganization of mortgages and other debt) and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy cases (discharge of debt). He has filed over 8,000 bankruptcy cases. Jordan E. Bublick has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1983 and is a graduate…

    Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog- 10 readers -
  • DAVIS BACON ACT PRIMER

    … on site) to be paid a minimum cash wage plus fringe benefit based on the class of labor, type of project, and the geographic locale of the project. Any contractor or subcontractor that performs work for the federal government should be aware of the Davis Bacon Act. Also, any contractor or subcontractor that does Florida public construction work…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 16 readers -
  • Taxation on Legal Services in PA Likely Unless You Act Now!

    … that has a tax on legal services. Further, in 1987 Florida enacted a similar tax on legal services. It proved so unpopular that it was repealed after 9 months. Prince Law Offices, P.C. is proud to bring you zealous representation at an affordable price. We hope you’ll join us in saying no to Senate Bill 76. Did you find this blog post helpful…

    Adam Kraut/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 15 readers -
  • "Party Aggrieved" Requirement for Appeal of Bankruptcy Court

    … suffered "only an indirect harm or who hold interests outside of the scope of the Bankruptcy Code would defeat the very purpose underlying our person aggrieved standard." Further References The Court in In re Randy L. Jones, Case 09-11551-MGW (Bankr. M.D. Florida 2013) (Williamson, J), applied the party aggrieved doctrine in a chapter 13 case to avoid…

    Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog- 31 readers -
  • Your Immigration Options as a Crewmember

    … crewmember > Your Immigration Options as a Crewmember It has often been said that Miami, Florida is the cruise ship capitol of the world. As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have represented crewmembers/crewmen who need legal counsel. If you are a crewmember or a crewman, you may have some questions about your status. Below are some…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 15 readers -
  • The GMS Group Censured and Fined for Non-Traditional ETF Supervisory Failures

    … to establish and maintain a system of supervision that is reasonably designed to achieve compliance with applicable securities laws and regulations and with applicable NASD and FINRA Rules. Whereas, NASD Rule 3010(b), requires each member firm to “establish, maintain and enforce written procedures to supervise the types of business in which it engages…

    Lufrano Law- 16 readers -
  • Anti Kickback Law and Questionable Real Estate Arrangements

    … program business. Federal healthcare includes Medicare and Medicaid because these programs are paid with tax dollars. A False Claims Act case that settled in December 2013 reveals how questionable real estate lease arrangements can violate the Anti-kickback law. In that case the owner of a medical office building in Hialeah, Florida became…

    Due Diligence- 9 readers -
  • THE DEFENSE OF BETTERMENT IN CONSTRUCTION DEFECT DISPUTES

    … There is an affirmative defense referred to as betterment in construction defect cases. This is a defense raised to challenge the amount of damages incurred by the plaintiff when the plaintiff performs repairs BETTER than the original design / contract documents. See Grossman v. Sea Towers, Ltd., 513 So.2d 686, 688 (Fla. 3d DCA 1987…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 63 readers -
  • Drunk Driving Accidents Are Devastating

    … Drunk drivers are responsible for approximately 30 percent of the car accident deaths1 that occur in the United States. Driving while under the influence of alcohol (DUI) is a criminal offense. In Florida, individuals arrested for DUI can face fines, ignition interlock devices, driver’s license suspensions and in some cases, jail time…

    Eric Block/ jacksonvillepersonalinjury.attorney- 39 readers -
  • Texting and Similar Distractions Lead To Accidents

    … for things on the Internet, looking up directions, reading articles, browsing Facebook or other social media sites, and any other activity on your smart phone. Any such use of a hand-held device can lead to catastrophic injuries to other motorists. Florida law provides that it is possible for there to be punitive damages awarded in excess…

    Eric Block/ jacksonvillepersonalinjury.attorney- 15 readers -
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