Why Are Rocket Dockets No Longer Used In Foreclosure Cases?

A rocket docket is a court or tribunal noted for its speedy disposition of a particular type of court case. They were originally created to unclog the court system due to the many foreclosure cases arising after the economic downturn. However, over the years, individuals may have noticed the term “rocket docket” used less frequently. Why…

Discrimination and Fair Wages: Common Employment Law Issues

There are very few individuals who can say that they have never had any employment law issues. This is true for both the employees and the employer. Employment Law is a specialized field of law that is very relevant in today’s society. There are a few common employment law issues that arise more often than others.  …

Satisfied Client Sings Praises of Attorney Lanzce A. Francis

Last week, The Ticktin Law Group received a letter from a satisfied client who was full of commendation and appreciation for the work of Attorney Lanzce A. Francis. The glowing review followed Attorney Francis’ success in guiding the client to an equitable settlement with an ex-spouse. Divorce and Family Law can be messy, stressful and emotional for involved…

What Impact has Technology Made on Personal Injury Cases?

The advancement of technology has had a major impact on Personal Injury cases. Cell phones and social media can play a major role in how Personal Injury cases are negotiated or litigated by insurance companies and attorneys. For all of their benefits, we can sometimes be so attached to our phones and social media accounts that they become…

What is a Motion for Summary Judgment?

Many plaintiffs in foreclosure cases file Motions for Summary Judgment in nearly every matter. This means that it is extremely important for our foreclosure clients to understand what a Motion for Summary Judgment is, and the consequences that can come from it. Essentially, a Motion for Summary Judgment is a mini-trial, and it is a way…

What is Premises Liability?

Slip (or trip) and falls are grouped into the class of Personal Injury cases that revolve around Premises Liability. This occurs when a person loses their footing and is injured on someone else’s property. Personal injury law is largely based on the concept of negligence. In most premises liability cases, Florida law places the burden of…

Employee Rights in the Workplace

It goes without saying that in the workplace, employees have certain rights that an employer must not violate. These rights begin during the interview process and extend through termination. Here are some key employee rights in the workplace.   No Discrimination or Harassment Employers cannot discriminate against employees. That includes discrimination or limiting job opportunities based…