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Guest commentary by Ben DiMaggio. It’s recommended that adults get between 7 and 8 hours of sleep a night. However, that is not the reality for many Americans. Nearly 35 percent of Americans get less than 7 hours of sleep... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2018 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
I have previously discussed the dangers of drunk driving in this blog because according to recent statistics from the CDC, alcohol is a factor in nearly 1 out of 3 traffic fatalities. New studies indicate that driving hungover might not... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2018 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Thinking of coming to Florida on vacation, you should think twice, and be warned that Florida drivers are not required to carry liability insurance, also known as bodily injury liability or BI. Bodily injury liability coverage will pay for your... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2018 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Here are five bad things that lawyers should not do, and if they do, you should probably hire someone else. (1)LAWYER SUGGESTS CALLING FROM THE ACCIDENT SCENE Some television commercials advise you to call a lawyer, or some type of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
In January 2018, the Florida Senate will consider a proposal that would replace the state's no-fault auto insurance system, while a similar bill has already has gone to the House floor. The senate proposal would repeal the no-fault law, which... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2017 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
I am often asked the question by people seeking a divorce, regarding annulment. In Florida divorce is the most common way to end a marriage. Annulment of marriage in Florida is a potential way to end a marital relationship with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
The Law in Florida - Dogs and Children in Hot Cars! What do you do if you see a dog in a hot car with the windows closed? When a dogs body temperature reaches 106 degrees, heat stroke can cause... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2017 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
The Florida Legislature has taken a step towards scrapping a decades old law that supports the no-fault insurance system in the state and legislation to reform it is pending. The state Senate is also considering its own version of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2017 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
The period after a car accident can be very stressful. If you have recently been involved in an accident involving property damage to your vehicle, it is important understand the property damage-related compensation available. When your car is damaged in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
If you think that it is your lawyer, or your lawyers elaborate demand package that determines the value of your personal injury claim, think again. Personal injury claims are and have been valued by a computer program called Colossus starting... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2016 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Some television commercials advise you to call a lawyer, or some type of lawyer referral service directly from the scene of a car accident. Their reason for giving this advice, is probably that they want to get their lawyer on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2016 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
You can make or break your injury claim depending on how you handle things, starting at the accident scene. It is important to take as many pictures as possible at the scene of your car accident, including damage to your... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2016 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
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Don't Text and Drive bumper stickers are still available for free. Call Scott and Fenderson for your free public service announcement, that just might save lives. Call 727-321-0099. #donttextanddrive #scottandfenderson Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2016 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Should a lawyer or lawyer/medical referral service contact you after your car accident? Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2016 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Settle or go to trial, possibly a very costly decision. Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2016 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
In Florida, things just changed a bit for the better for lawyers. In the past, lawyers seemed to be at the mercy of anyone that wanted to write a negative online review of the lawyer. Such review can be very... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2016 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
What is Collaborative Divorce Collaborative law, also known as collaborative practice, collaborative divorce or collaborative family law, is a legal process enabling couples who have decided to separate or end their marriage to work with their lawyers and, other family... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2016 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
1) USE YOUR HEAD: Before you post or tweet, ask yourself: is this something that I would want read in court, or produced by my spouse as evidence against me in court. This includes rants about your spouse, bragging about... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2015 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
To Cheat or Not to Cheat, that is the question. Florida is a "no fault" divorce state. This means that either party may file for a divorce without proving any grounds other than the spouses don't want to be married... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2015 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Supreme Court of Florida ____________ No. SC14-2126 ____________ IN RE: AMENDMENTS TO RULE REGULATING THE FLORIDA BAR 4-7.22—LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICES. [September 24, 2015] PER CURIAM. The Florida Bar petitions this Court to amend Rule Regulating the Florida Bar 4-7.22 (Lawyer... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2015 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
guest commentary by Tom Steck Realtor at Century 21 Champions Madeira Beach, Florida There are several new phrases that have become part of the real estate vocabulary in recent years as part of the fallout from the Great Recession, and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2015 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
If you are driving in Florida you may be self insured and not know it! Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Don't be fooled by television advertisements that claim a "lawyer" will come to your house Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2015 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
In my practice as a divorce lawyer, I occasionally have a client tell me that he, or she, has been spying on their spouse, and has some potentially damaging evidence. Spying may be in the form of recording telephone calls,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2015 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
The first same-sex marriages to take effect on January 6, 2015. A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE Florida banned same-sex marriage by statute in 1977 and added a prohibition on the recognition of marriages from other jurisdictions in 1997. In 1997, the Florida... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG