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Ghada Skaff named a Florida Super Lawyers “Rising Star”

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Lieser Skaff Alexander is proud to announce that Ghada Skaff  was named a 2015 Rising Star by Super Lawyers. This organization selects the best and brightest from across the country for their prestigious distinction. Jeff Lieser was recognized as a Rising Star in 2013 and 2014, and

Why Out-of-State Companies Keep Florida Law Firms on Retainer

By: Ghada Skaff Posted on: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Most business owners retain legal counsel to manage a variety of issues that arise during the normal course of business. Smart executives also retain counsel in states where they do significant business to assure their legal interests are addressed efficiently and effectively.

Lieser Skaff Alexander is a Venue Sponsor for Gasparilla International Film Festival

By: Joe Alexander Posted on: Thursday, March 19th, 2015

The Tampa Film Institute, Inc., d/b/a, Gasparilla International Film Festival (“GIFF”) is a critical component of the arts community in the Tampa Bay Area, providing year-round community education, support, and inspiration, in the medium of film. The organization’s cornerstone event is the annual Gasparilla International Film Festival which will be held this

Florida Court Rules TSGLI Benefits Are Not Marital Property

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Congressionally created at the height of the Iraqi war, Traumatic Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (TSGLI) is a rider to Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI), a life insurance policy available to all military members. TSGLI covers medical expenses incurred by military members who have suffered a traumatic injury on or off-duty and

Tampa Construction Defect Claims: Real and Synthetic Stucco Cracks and Water Damage Caused by Improper Installation

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

There are many reasons for stucco cracks on the exterior of your home. Defective work, material or improper curing can all cause exterior stucco cracks leading to water damage. If an inspector determines water damage to your home was caused by defective stucco and the builder will not remedy the problem, consult an experienced Tampa Construction Defect Attorney who will work to resolve your claim.

Analyzing the Recent Verizon-Netflix Business Dispute Under Florida’s Unfair Business Practices Law

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Tampa Law firm, Lieser & Skaff reviews the business dispute between Verizon and Netflx under the Florida Unfair Business Practice Law. Verizon is disputing that Netflix’s message to its customers stating issues of the streaming and picture quality was the fault of Verizon’s crowded network and it was working adjust the video for smoother playback. This message was seen by hundreds thousands of customers of various ISP, which included Verizon. Verizon sent a cease-and-desist letter to Netflix as it felt the message could harm its reputation.

Jeff Lieser Named Among Florida Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”

By: Ghada Skaff Posted on: Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

With only 2.5% of Florida attorneys nominated for Florida Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” 2014 list, Tampa lawyer, Jeff Lieser, of Lieser & Skaff is honored to receive this distinction for the second consecutive year.

Getting Rid of Squatters Living In Your Florida Home

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Friday, May 30th, 2014

When a squatter who moved into a New Port Ritchey home told police he had an agreement to live there while renovating the home, police were unable to remove him as the claim made it a civil matter. Tampa real estate attorney explains how home owners who are in similar situations will need to proceed to remove a squatter when such claims are made.