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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!

  • The New Deflategate Math at the Second Circuit

    July 2nd, 2016

    And then there were twelve. Buried in little-noticed "State of the Circuit Report" released on May 26th, Second Circuit Chief Judge Robert Katzmann announced thst two of the "active" judges on the court--Gerald E. Lynch and Richard C. Wesley--would be assuming "senior status" sometime "this summer."... [Link]
  • Fred Olsen's Black Watch Catches On Fire

    July 2nd, 2016

    According to the Cruise Capital website in the U.K., "a fire broke out aboard Fred Olsen Cruise Line’s Black Watch this morning as the ship made its way to Madeira." The fire, which started in the auxiliary engine room reportedly damaged three engines used to generate power onboard the cruise sh... [Link]
  • Against "God Bless America" at ballgames

    July 2nd, 2016

    Aside from the atheism, I could not have said this any better and could not agree more. [Link]
  • Top 20 Most Viewed Blog Posts (First Half 2016)

    July 1st, 2016

    Ever since our new website, FamilyDiplomacy.com, launched in August of 2015, the readership on our Blog has steadily increased.  Though it is not an exact comparison, in the first 6 months of 2016, we had 2,750 individual visitors and 5,900 views, which is over a 55% increase in individual visitors... [Link]
  • Travel Agent Fraudulently Sold Cruise Vouchers

    July 1st, 2016

    Fraud and related scams cost Americans around $1.6 billion dollars last year. In 2013, there were in excess of two millions reported cases of fraud. Fraud is also common in Florida. Per the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), Florida leads the nation with around 1,000 total complaints per 100,000... [Link]
  • Fabulous Friday!

    July 1st, 2016

     Sgt. Shane Ortega, first openly transgender soldier. I feel safe! Of course all Friday's are fabulous, but this one is especially so.  Today is the day the equality got a little more equal. The Obama administration has officially ended the US military’s ban on openly serving transgender troops,... [Link]
  • Married TV Reporters Charged with Child Abuse After Cocaine Found in Their 4-Month-Old’s System

    July 1st, 2016

    Yahoo.com News recently reported the following bizarre story. Two former local TV personalities have been indicted in Arizona for child abuse after their 4-month-old baby was found with cocaine in its system, authorities tell PEOPLE. A public information… The post Married TV Reporters Charged with... [Link]
  • Happy 11th birthday to the blog

    July 1st, 2016

    Tomorrow the blog turns 11 years old, which is very old in blog years!  It's been pretty cool covering the District ... we are at 3000 posts and counting.  The very first post 10 years ago asked for President Bush to appoint a Floridian to the Supreme Court.  Although the Court did get its firs... [Link]
  • Walt Disney World — Tragic Loss Should Have Been Avoided

    July 1st, 2016

    Opened on October 1, 1971, Walt Disney World is the most visited vacation resort in the world.  Reports estimate that over 52 million people visit Walt Disney World annually. For me, growing up in West Palm Beach, Florida, just about two and half hours south of Orlando, I was one of the 52 million... [Link]
  • What Constitutes a "Residence Premises"

    July 1st, 2016

    A standard term in a homeowners policy is “residence premises.” However, a dispute can arise regarding the interpretation of this term when an insured either moves and does not advise his insurance carrier or if the insured is not living at the property on the date of loss. In a recent case bef... [Link]