Fowler White Burnett, P.A.

Erasing The Invisible Line In The Sand: The Need To Amend Section 1307(C) Of The Bankruptcy Code To Establish A Statutory Basis Of Bad Faith And Dismissal In Foreclosure Driven Chapter 13 Cases

Bad faith. These two words alone are troublesome to almost all attorneys, especially those who regularly practice in bankruptcy court. Yet there have always been Petitions for Relief filed for improper reasons…more
| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

Florida Supreme Court Holds That Exculpatory Clauses Are Not Required To Include The Terms “Negligence” Or “Negligent Acts” In Order To Bar A Negligence Action

The Supreme Court of Florida in Sanislo v. Give Kids the World, Inc., --- So. 3d ----, 2015 WL 569119 (Fla. Feb. 12, 2015), distinguished indemnity agreements from exculpatory clauses and declined to apply the specificity…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Personal Injury

Undercover of the Night – Hacking, Data Breaches And The Terrorism Exclusion

In recent years, there have been several notable large data breaches that have caught the attention of the media. Home Depot and Target are examples of major corporations that have been hacked…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy, Insurance, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

A Claimant May Be Deposed Before Shown Surveillance Materials

The Fourth District in Hankerson v. Wiley, --- So. 3d ----, 2015 WL 71735, 40 Fla. Law Weekly D195 (Fla. 4th DCA Jan. 7, 2015), aligned itself with recent Third District decisions and quashed a trial court order which permitted…more
| Civil Procedure, Personal Injury

Photographs Posted on Facebook are Discoverable

The Fourth District in Nucci v. Target Corp., --- So. 3d ----, 2015 WL 71726, 40 Fla. Law Weekly D166 (Fla. 4th DCA Jan. 7, 2015), recently held that photographs posted on a plaintiff’s social media sites are discoverable if…more
| Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Personal Injury, Privacy

Recent 4th DCA Red Light Camera Decision May Invalidate Citations

In a recent landmark decision the Fourth District Court of Appeal invalidated citations issued in the City of Hollywood. The issue raised involved the validity of red light citations issued to drivers by the third-party company…more
| Criminal Law

President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

On November 20, 2014, President Obama addressed the nation and outlined his planned executive actions on immigration. The following day he issued two Presidential Memoranda setting forth additional directives for modernizing and…more
| Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Immigration Law

Panama Canal Expansion Update: October 2014 Milestones

The Panama Canal connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and joins North and South America. It is one of the narrowest waterways in the world, yet thirteen to fourteen thousand ships brave the Panama Canal each year because it…more
| Environmental Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use, Maritime Law, Transportation

President Obama Slated To Overhaul U.S. Immigration Policy

It is widely believed that President Obama is getting ready to announce, possibly later this week, a plan to overhaul U.S. immigration policy through executive action, including suspending deportation of millions of undocumented…more
| Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Immigration Law

NLRB Rules Tiffany & Co. Privacy Policy Violated the NLRA

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) took a jeweler’s loupe to high-end jewelry designer Tiffany and Company’s privacy policy (the “Policy”), and ruled that the Policy violated the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”),…more
| Administrative Law, Labor & Employment Law, Privacy

Sterk v. Redbox: 7th Circuit’s Affirmation of Exceptions to the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA)

In a recent 7th Circuit decision, the court rejected an appeal that sought relief against Redbox Automated Retail, LLC under 18 U.S. Code §2710. Redbox Automated Retail, LLC utilizes a third-party, Stream Global Services, for…more
| Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

FATCA Alert

In recent years, the United States has increased initiatives to counter tax evasion committed by U.S. persons who are not reporting and paying U.S. income tax on earnings derived from foreign financial assets. The Foreign…more
| Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Taxation

Can't You Hear Me Knocking? Amending ERISA

On October 15, 2013, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Ins. Co., 134 S.Ct. 604 (2013). The specific question before the Court in that case, as expressly stated by…more
| Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Insurance

Recent Issues Raised Regarding Payment of Seafarers Via Payroll Cards

We understand that some questions regarding the payment of seafarers’ wages through payroll cards were raised during the first meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee established by the Governing Body of the International…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Maritime Law

To Have and to Hold: Modern Family Formation and Application of Constitutional Principles

Recall the year 1868 and §1 of the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution: “All persons born and naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Family Law
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