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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!

  • Somebody to Love, Somebody to Hate

    February 28th, 2017

    When Grace Slick was approached about the use of one of her songs for a Chick-fil-A commercial, she initially balked. But then she had a great idea.Chick-fil-A pisses me off. The Georgia-based company has a well-documented history of funding organizations, through their philanthropic foundation Wi... [Link]
  • Make Sure You Read Your Renewal Cargo Insurance Policy, You May Not Have the Same Coverages Year to Year

    February 28th, 2017

    For my clients in the shipping industry, be sure to read your renewal policy to ensure that your shipments are covered; don’t assume that your agent or broker will notify you of policy changes, and be especially aware that they (the broker or agent) may not even have a duty to alert you to the …... [Link]
  • Royal Caribbean & Celebrity Pay Alaska's Environmental Fines

    February 28th, 2017

    Seatrade Cruise News reports that Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises recently settled all claims related to alleged violations of the Alaska Marine Visible Emissions Standards that occurred over an earlier five-year period on certain ships. Last year, we reported that the Alaska Department of E... [Link]
  • What Happens if I am an Injured Passenger in an Auto Accident?

    February 27th, 2017

    Oftentimes it is not only the driver that is injured in an auto accident, it is the passengers as well.  What typically happens when a person is injured as a passenger is that the at-fault party for the accident (person that caused the accident) picks up the insurance coverage for the accident.  T... [Link]
  • SCOTUS grants cert on a habeas case from the 11th Circuit

    February 27th, 2017

    Back in August 2016, the en banc 11th Circuit had 96 pages of opinions in this AEDPA case (Wilson v. Sellers).  I can honestly tell you that I haven't read it.  But some clerks at the Supreme Court did, and granted cert.  I found the cert petition's cover page interesting.  Here's the question p... [Link]
  • Is a Cruise Ship the Perfect Place to Commit a Crime?

    February 27th, 2017

    Earlier today, I mentioned the recent disappearance of a young Chinese woman from the Costa Magnifica. It appears that she may have been a murder victim, according to the police in Italy who are investigating the case.   If this is true, this is hardly the first time that a cruise passenger has b... [Link]
  • Man Arrested for Murder of Wife Who Disappeared During Cruise

    February 27th, 2017

    Numerous newspapers are reporting that a woman cruising with her husband aboard the Costa Magnifica with their two young children (ages 4 and 6) on a Mediterranean cruise, starting in Civitavecchia, Italy, disappeared last week. The woman has been identified as Xing Lei Li. Her husband has been iden... [Link]
  • Businesses Push for Florida Workers’ Compensation Reforms After State Supreme Court Rulings

    February 27th, 2017

    Last year, the Florida Supreme Court took on two major issues pertaining to the state’s workers’ compensation program, in both cases handing a victory to injured workers. However, now business industry lobbyists are pushing for workers’ compensation reforms that will undercut those victories.... [Link]
  • Hah Hah People Wore Fancy Clothes and Made Mild Jokes About Movies You've Never Seen!

    February 27th, 2017

    Meanwhile I wanna commend Chris Mancini for taking it to the man on behalf of Muhammed Ali's kid at FLL.Then this nice person told other nice people in Key West that we now live in "Trump Country" so that's probably true now, right, or do we still have time?Peeps? [Link]
  • This Arrest Should Outrage You!

    February 27th, 2017

    OUTRAGEOUS FACTS Ahhh, Orlando, Florida. Home of Sea World, putt putt, Mickey Mouse, and Epcot. Apparently, they’ve got some drug activity as well. Recently, Orlando police received many complaints concerning drug activity at a local 7-11. As a result, they beefed up surveillance. One afternoon, p... [Link]