Category Archives: Florida Law

Roof Replacement Safety Laws

A dangerous, steep roof picture.

Replacing a roof can be dangerous work, but with the appropriate protection measures in place, the risk of life-threatening falls can be significantly reduced. As a result, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has set strict laws for safety … Continue reading

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Abortion or Adoption?

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Choosing whether or not to have an abortion is one of the toughest decisions a young lady or woman will ever make. Since 1969, the Center for Disease Control has documented the number of women obtaining abortions. 825,564 abortions were … Continue reading

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Florida Welfare Drug Testing Ruled Unconstitutional | TANF

Federal U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven, ruled that Gov. Rick Scott’s law requiring welfare recipients to take drug tests is unconstitutional. Scott quickly said he would appeal the latest beat down for the Republican Rick Scott. Rick Scott’s attack is … Continue reading

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Jameis Winston | Rape | Patricia Carroll | 9/11 Call | Casher | Darby

A week after Florida State Attorney Willie Meggs of Leon County dropped the sexual assault case against Jameis Winston, because of a lack of evidence, the attorney, Patricia Carrol who represents the alleged victim, is petitioning for a further investigation. … Continue reading

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ATT, T-Mobile, and Sprint Unauthorized Charges on Cell Phone Bills

In what is a major breakthrough in the fight against mobile cramming, Attorney General Pam Bondi announced November 21, 2013 that three of the nation’s largest mobile phone carriers— AT&T Mobility, Inc., Sprint Spectrum, LP and T-Mobile USA, Inc. will … Continue reading

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National Mortgage Settlement Monitor’s Second Compliance Report

Attorney General Pam Bondi released the following statement on the National Mortgage Settlement Monitor’s Second Compliance Report concerning the Monitor’s review of the five banks’ compliance with the settlement’s servicing standards. “While this second report indicates that two of the … Continue reading

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Short Sale Laws From Jacksonville Attorney George Beckus

George Beckus has nearly 10 years legal experience.  He began his legal career in the Offices of the Public Defender 7th Circuit in where he handled thousands of criminal cases, both felony and misdemeanor. George Beckus started his own Law Firm in 2011, concentrating primarily in areas … Continue reading

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Jacksonville Lawyer for Drug Charges

Crime Rates in Florida Dropped almost 6 percent in 2012.

How do you choose the best lawyer for drug charges? Finding the attorney who will help get you off on drug charges in Jacksonville Florida is not an easy task, especially if the evidence against you is overwhelming. Did the … Continue reading

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Criminal Lawyers Business Declines with Florida Crime Rates in 2012

Crime Rates in Florida Dropped almost 6 percent in 2012.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Uniform Crime Report The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Uniform Crime Report (UCR) system provides standardized reports on crime statistics. The data is based on information gathered from across the state. Florida Department of Law … Continue reading

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Florida Bans Texting While Driving | Jacksonville Lawyer’s Perspective

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Posted on October 1, 2013 by Cynthia Veintemillas, Attorney at Law at criminallawyerinjax.com. New Florida traffic law bans texting while driving.  “Florida is joining 40 other states in the U.S. where it is illegal to text and drive… The prohibition on texting while driving comes … Continue reading

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Johnson & Johnson Tax Law Savings in Jacksonville Florida

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the VISTAKON® Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. will expand production and refurbish existing lines for their ACUVUE® brand contact lenses in Jacksonville. The company will add 100 jobs with a capital … Continue reading

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Rick Scott Ensures Profits for JP Morgan and Chase

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Every time a debit card or credit card is used, a bank gets to skim the transaction. Multiply these small transaction fees by the thousands of teachers and the profits do more than add up, they multiply. On July 31, … Continue reading

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Governor Rick Scott Signed HB 1173 | Organized Retail Theft

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Governor Rick Scott signed HB 1173, increasing the penalties under Florida Law for those engaged in organized retail theft activities. Organized retail theft includes a group of individuals who coordinate highly sophisticated shoplifting activities on retail stores. The new legislation … Continue reading

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Florida Police Push the Line on Sexual Assault

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After stopping Zoe Brugger, a young mother and resident of Lakeland, for driving with a broken taillight, Florida law enforcement subjected her to a humiliating drug search, ordering the young woman to lift her shirt and shake out her bra. Florida … Continue reading

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