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The Florida Lawyers Blog Watch:

The following is an RSS driven aggregation of the 10 most recent blog posts by lawyers in the State of Florida (Read more about the process...). This is not an exclusive club! If you know of another blogging Florida lawyer, please send a note to Steve Matthews and he'll get them added to the mix!

  • 11th Circuit wades into social media and warrants

    August 22nd, 2017

    How does the warrant process work with social media accounts?  The 11th Circuit took a dive into this interesting issue in United States v. Blake.  Orin Kerr takes a closer look at the case here:In Blake, two defendants, Dontavious Blake and Tara Jo Moore, were allegedly running a prostitution ri... [Link]
  • Is Dyck O’Neal Trying To Garnish Your Bank Accounts and/or Wages?   

    August 22nd, 2017

    Unfortunately, foreclosures are still a common occurrence in Florida. What’s worse is that the financial devastation does not end with losing a home. That’s because banks have the right to purse a “deficiency judgment” against the homeowner when the foreclosure sales proceeds are not suffici... [Link]
  • Our group is growing – Tampa here we come!

    August 22nd, 2017

    This is an exciting time for the Firm, our Labor & Employment Law Department and our clients. We are pleased to welcome two new members to our group and to expand our footprint in Tampa. Janet Goldberg McEnery and Andrew W. McLaughlin each bring a wealth of knowledge and experience and a unique pers... [Link]
  • The Experience You Get with LaBovick LaBovick & Diaz

    August 22nd, 2017

    Since 1992, LaBovick, LaBovick & Diaz has been providing legal advice throughout the state of Florida. We are a firm committed to the pursuit of justice for individuals who have been hurt or suffering from severe physical and/or mental conditions. We have represented clients throughout the state of... [Link]
  • Adjusters Can Face Civil Lawsuits for Violating the Texas Insurance Code

    August 22nd, 2017

    While an adjuster may have contractual obligations to the insurance company that has hired them they cannot hide behind an insurer’s policies as a defense to actionable conduct. It is no defense to suit for an adjuster to argue “but I did what the insurance company told me to do.” Texas insura... [Link]
  • JUDGE RODRIGUEZ-CHOMAT HAS PASSED AWAY

    August 22nd, 2017

    Judge Rodriguez-Chomat, who spent about a decade on the bench at the REGJB has passed away. We didn't know him very well, but his reputation was one of a kind, caring, and decent man and dedicated Judge. Like so many of his colleagues on the Miami bench, Judge Rodriguez-Chomat's story is one of an... [Link]
  • Florida Three Day Notice

    August 21st, 2017

        Did you receive a Florida Three Day Notice? In Florida, the first step in the eviction process for non-payment, a landlord is required to give a tenant or tenants notice of intent to terminate the lease agreement (see Florida Statute 83.56 regarding notice). If the tenant has failed Read More... [Link]
  • Florida State Rep Wants to Toughen State Texting Law

    August 21st, 2017

    Distracted driving has become a national public health crisis. While food, drinks, children, and pets have always provided drivers with ample distraction from the road, technology is increasing the problem to unprecedented proportions. In-vehicle entertainment systems, navigation systems, and the ub... [Link]
  • Total Eclipse ... of the Heart

    August 21st, 2017

    I love that Bonnie Tyler is performing Total Eclipse of the Heart today. But the eclipse isn't enough for Judge Merryday out of the Middle District to allow a continuance so that a government agent could go see it:Judge Merryday denies motion to continue to allow federal agent to view eclipse. by Da... [Link]
  • Why Major Hail Storms Commonly Turn Out to be More Wind Than Hail

    August 21st, 2017

    Note: This guest blog is by Lewis O’Leary, who has served as both a forensic investigator and restoration contractor since Hurricane Camille (1969). He has a degree in the fields of Mechanical Engineering and Architecture, is the Chairman of the Education Committee for the Building Envelope Scienc... [Link]