Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, July 27, 2015

Category: Miami Lawyer Blog
Published on 27 July 2015
Written by Patrick Russell Hits: 1004

Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, July 27, 2015Here are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

Legal Productivity Tips: A Simple Daily Routine to Maximize Productivity

You can use the Pomodoro Technique to focus on one task at a time, and adhere to the principles of effective calendaring, checklists, and touching tasks only once. But operating at optimal productivity every day starts with the simple and so-obvious-it's-overlooked premise: preparing for the next day by writing down and prioritizing tasks.

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Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Friday, July 24, 2015

Category: Miami Lawyer Blog
Published on 24 July 2015
Written by Patrick Russell Hits: 1011

Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Friday, July 24, 2015Here are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

Florida Insurance Claims: The independent adjuster is an oxymoron
Those that work in the insurance claims process regularly are familiar with the term "independent adjuster." It is one that many of us know and understand, and some readers of this blog may even be independent adjusters. To those outside the insurance industry, a review of the term "independent adjuster" can give a misconception as defined by Florida law. Why is it a misconception you may ask? Let's look at the definition. Here is the statutory definition for "independent adjuster" in Florida.

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Florida Insurance News: Can we force baseball ballparks to install netting to protect us?
Fans in box seats at Major League Baseball games might have less use for their gloves if Oakland A's fan Gail Payne gets her way.

Payne cited the estimated 1,750 fans a year who are struck by balls, mostly fouls, in a group lawsuit seeking to force major league stadiums throughout the U.S. to erect safety nets from "foul pole to foul pole."

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Tobacco Litigation: Big Tobacco still tries to deny reality with the "not me" defense
Do you remember a time way back when the link between smoking and cancer wasn't clearly established? Anyone who was around at the time is at least 60 years old at this point.

Back in 1964, the Surgeon General released a landmark study that linked tobacco with potentially fatal health risks, such as heart disease and lung cancer. Small-scale studies beginning in the late 1920s suggested a possible connection, and major research efforts were underway by the 1950s,as explained by the American Cancer Society. But the Surgeon General report marked the first time the federal government took a stand on the issue.

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Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, July 20, 2015

Category: Miami Lawyer Blog
Published on 20 July 2015
Written by Patrick Russell Hits: 1011

Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, July 20, 2015Here are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

Legal Industry Trends: Five Future Practice Areas to Consider
As the legal market begins to pick up, not all practice areas are growing equally. The growth in a few areas is far outpacing the rest. How can you tell which practice areas are booming these days? Look at who's hiring.

What's booming according to legal staffing companies? Several distinct practice areas have seen increased hiring and growth, reports Lawyer and Statesmanmagazine. These areas are expected to see continued growth over the next few years as well -- great news for a firm looking to expand.

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