Florida Supreme Court Certification Of Need For Additional Judges

Although probably not timed to coincide with Christmas the Florida Supreme Court has published its annual “wish list” for additional judges in the state court system. Each year, before the next legislative session which begins in early March, the Florida Supreme Court is required under Article V, Section 9 of the Florida Constitution, to certify Read More »

Retaliatory Discharge By An Employer

The last thing an injured worker who is receiving paltry workers compensation benefits needs to hear is that he’s been fired. It’s one thing to be let go from your job because of the company’s economic need to fill your position. It’s quite another, however, to be let go simply because you filed a workers’ Read More »

Wrongful Death Damages

According to the Centers for Disease Control, death by accident was the fifth leading cause of death in the United States in 2009. While there are other causes of accidental death such as falls, drowning, smoke inhalation, poisoning and gunshot wounds, motor vehicle traffic accidents remain the leading cause of injury death in the United States. Given Read More »

Jointly Owned Assets

This post provides an overview of the ways in which real and personal property may be jointly-owned by two or more persons and the consequences of owning the property in such manner. There are three basic ways that property may be jointly owned: (1) tenants in common; (2) joint tenants with right of survivorship; and Read More »