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FLG Trusts & Estates Reporter

FLG Trusts & Estates Reporter

Covers trusts, estate planning, asset protection, and probate, with particular focus on Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. By Fortenberry Law Group PLLC.

http://www.fortenberrylaw.com
  • Nov 17

    U.S. States With Series LLC Act

    U.S. States With Series LLC Act
    A series LLC is a form of limited liability company that is authorized by state law to hold assets in separate “containers” known as series.  These containers function much like holding companies. They are used to segregate…
  • Oct 29

    Rights of Stepchildren to Assets of a Deceased Parent in Probate

    Rights of Stepchildren to Assets of a Deceased Parent in Probate
    Here’s a scenario that I get so often that it deserves its own blog post:  Dad dies. Stepchildren claim that stepmother is taking dad’s assets and not communicating with them. Stepmother claims that all of the marital assets…
  • Oct 22

    Formal Florida Probate Administration in 10 Step

    Formal Florida Probate Administration in 10 Step
    Of the various types of Florida probate proceedings, formal administration is the most common.  Like any probate matter, Florida probate administration can vary depending on the size of the estate, the decedent’s asset…
Rank this Week: 386

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien…

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog

Covers Georgia state law and information related to pending and recent changes to law affecting construction professionals. By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog
  • Jun 12

    Meet our New Construction Law Paralegal!

    Meet our New Construction Law Paralegal!
    by Dorothy Spencer James Eubanks recently joined the Cobb Law Group as paralegal focusing on materialmen’s liens, payment bond claims and Georgia construction law. His experience and attention to detail make him a remarkable fit for our…
  • May 26

    Tips to Help Owners Complete a Successful Construction Project

    Tips to Help Owners Complete a Successful Construction Project
    by Mark Cobb This is the first in a series of articles to assist project owners in planning for and achieving a successful construction project. This series will address the three phases of project planning, project bidding, and project…
  • May 8

    The Davis-Bacon Act: A Primer for Contractor

    The Davis-Bacon Act: A Primer for Contractor
    by Stephanie Dodson Dougherty The Davis-Bacon Act is a federal law that sets out minimum wage requirements for certain contractors, subcontractors, laborers and mechanics working on public buildings or public works projects receiving federal…
Rank this Week: 619

Alabama Divorce & Family Law…

Alabama Divorce & Family Law Attorney Blog

Covers Alabama divorce and family law issues. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.birminghamdivorceblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Frozen Embryos Following a Divorce

    Frozen Embryos Following a Divorce
    These days, it is fairly common for a couple to go to a fertility clinic to create a series of fertile embryos, so they can be frozen and stored for future use. A recent article from NPR discusses this situation and how it can create problems…
  • Sep 14

    Study Shows Women More Likely to File for Divorce Than Men

    Study Shows Women More Likely to File for Divorce Than Men
    According to a recent news report from the Washington Post, for the first time in western history, women are more likely to initiate a divorce than men, or at least tell their spouses they intend to seek a divorce. At a sociologists’…
  • Sep 10

    Alabama Governor Robert J. Bentley’s Wife Files for Divorce

    Alabama Governor Robert J. Bentley’s Wife Files for Divorce
    According to a recent news article from AL.com, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley’s wife filed for divorce, citing an irretrievable breakdown of their marriage. Both the governor and his estranged wife are 72 years of age and were married…
Rank this Week: 746

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting the workplace in Birmingham and throughout Alabama. By Will Beckum.

http://birminghamemploymentlawyer.com/
  • Jun 28

    Common Types of Employment Discrimination Claim

    Common Types of Employment Discrimination Claim
    Many Alabamians are suffering the consequences of having been terminated or repeatedly denied employment. While employers across the State of Alabama are given somewhat free reign to hire and fire employees in an “at will”…
  • Jun 28

    Retaliation for Reporting Discrimination

    Retaliation for Reporting Discrimination
    Retaliation is the number one type of claim that is filed with the EEOC every year. According to the EEOC, retaliation claims make up 45% of all filings across the nation. Under the Federal discrimination laws, retaliation cases typically…
  • Jun 26

    Alabama Ranks 10th in Nation for Most EEOC Filing

    Alabama Ranks 10th in Nation for Most EEOC Filing
    A recent study noted that Alabama is 24th nationally in population but had the 10th-most EEOC charges filed. This is a telling statistic that belies the traditional notion that our state is making progress with workplace discrimination. There…
Rank this Week: 3792

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    The Grand Jury — A Mysterious Process Explained

    The Grand Jury — A Mysterious Process Explained
    Because of some recent news regarding a high profile case with which I was involved, there has been a good deal of discussion of the Grand Jury process and how it works. To many, even within the legal community, Grand Juries are…
  • Jun 1

    Changing Guidelines for Federal Prosecutors Leads to Uncertainty

    Changing Guidelines for Federal Prosecutors Leads to Uncertainty
    The bottom line for people facing federal charges is that, in all likelihood, federal sentencing is about to get more severe and there will be fewer opportunities to negotiate for lower sentence
  • May 26

    Beware of phone scams — They are real!

    Beware of phone scams — They are real!
    Scammers like these prey on the vulnerable in society. Don't become another victim!
Rank this Week: 1862

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Dangerous Drugs: Side Effects Common After FDA Approval

    Dangerous Drugs: Side Effects Common After FDA Approval
    Recent research shows a dangerous problem with many newly approved drugs. Life-threatening side effects are common in the years following FDA approval. An article titled “Study: Side effects emerge after approval for many US…
  • Jun 20

    New Laws Seek To Reduce Deadly Distracted Driving

    New Laws Seek To Reduce Deadly Distracted Driving
    The Problem Of Distracted Driving Distracted drivers cause many deadly car accidents on Alabama highways. Despite efforts to educate the public (and especially young drivers), accident statistics continue to show a growing problem. The…
  • Jun 12

    New Study: Almost One-Third Of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Suffer Long-Term Problem

    New Study: Almost One-Third Of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Suffer Long-Term Problem
    Many patients with a “mild” traumatic brain injury (TBI) continue to suffer problems lasting years beyond their initial injury. Sometimes, the problems are permanent. TBI patients suffering long-term problems know their injuries…
Rank this Week: 2031

Alabama Personal Injury Lawyers…

Alabama Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Jinks, Crow & Dickson, P.C.

http://www.alabamapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Wet Weather Car Accident

    Wet Weather Car Accident
    It should go without saying that wet weather driving can be dangerous.  A recent analysis of available federal data shows that rain is the leading cause of weather-related driving fatalities.  Even in Alaska, rainy weather causes…
  • Jun 1

    CONVERSION VEHICLES

    CONVERSION VEHICLES
     CONVERSION VEHICLES                 Converted vehicles and be fun and seem luxurious.  The most common type of converted vehicle is the conversion van, but…
  • May 23

    Monsanto Roundup Litigation Update

    Monsanto Roundup Litigation Update
    Monsanto Roundup Litigation Update Roundup is a herbicide used to kill weeds that compete with agricultural crops. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, works by inhibiting a specific enzyme required for plant growth.  By 2001,…
Rank this Week: 2575

Alabama Litigation Review

Alabama Litigation Review

Covers business litigation, civil procedure, personal injury and punitive damages. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamalitigationreview.com
  • Jun 9

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website! (Updated Developments)

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website! (Updated Developments)
    Last month, I published a post about a local DUI law firm that suddenly started advertising for personal injury and wrongful death cases. Suddenly, billboards for that firm appeared along major Huntsville area roads. I’ve written many…
  • May 10

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website!

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website!
    Billboards. Television. Radio. Lawyer ads are everywhere. It’s easy to smile and claim expertise. It’s much more difficult to perform the study and hard work necessary to win a complicated case. I’ve written previously that…
  • Mar 29

    Federal Court Invokana Injury Claims Continue To Advance

    Federal Court Invokana Injury Claims Continue To Advance
    Last fall, we asked the question on our other blog — Will Invokana Injury Cases Be Centralized? At that time, a growing number of injured patients had filed lawsuits in Federal Courts. Our firm has been investigating potential Invokana…
Rank this Week: 4010

Wettermark & Keith Blog

Wettermark & Keith Blog

Covers Alabama personal injury news.

http://www.wkfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3652

Alabama Injury Law Blog

Alabama Injury Law Blog

Covers injury law. By Hollis Wright.

http://www.alabamainjurylaw-blog.com/
  • Jun 7

    Evidence of FDA’s 510(k) Clearance. Admissible or Not?

    Evidence of FDA’s 510(k) Clearance. Admissible or Not?
    Medical devices, implants and tools are used daily by people and medical personnel all over the country and are intended to improve the overall health and quality of life in patients. These medical devices are often intended to prevent or…
  • Mar 9

    Fires and Burn Injurie

    Fires and Burn Injurie
    Fires are a leading cause of burn injuries, death and property damage in the United States and in the world. According to the World Health Organization, some 265,000 people die worldwide due to fire-related incidents. Lower-income areas are…
  • Feb 28

    When Your Medical Device is Defective: Surgical Mesh

    When Your Medical Device is Defective: Surgical Mesh
    Millions of Americans annually rely on medical devices to either save their lives or improve the quality of their lives. While most medical devices perform properly and provide doctors with the means to maintain their patients’ quality…
Rank this Week: 1966

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

Covers the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. By Boyd Campbell.

http://eb5greencard.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    USCIS releases EB-5 visa case processing times report

    USCIS releases EB-5 visa case processing times report
    Dated March 31, 2017, USCIS released processing times for EB-5 visa related petitions today (May 23). The news is bleak and reflects slower processing even as the agency hires new employees and trains them. The Immigrant Investor Program…
  • Apr 12

    Chicago Convention Center scammer sentenced to 3 years in prison

    Chicago Convention Center scammer sentenced to 3 years in prison
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  • Mar 21

    USCIS Message: EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit

    USCIS Message: EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit
    Dear Stakeholder, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announces the launch of an EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit Program.  Regional center compliance audits are an additional way to enhance program integrity…
Rank this Week: 4701

Huntsville Injury Attorneys Blog

Huntsville Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law in Alabama. By Siniard, Timberlake & League, P.C.

http://www.huntsvilleinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • May 16

    Can a landlord be liable for an injury caused by a tenant’s dog?

    Can a landlord be liable for an injury caused by a tenant’s dog?
    Under longstanding Alabama law, the “owner or keeper” of a vicious or dangerous dog is legally responsible for any injuries caused by the animal.  In some cases, however, if a landlord or property manager has allowed a…
  • Apr 28

    Depositions in Personal Injury Cases – What Can I Expect?

    Depositions in Personal Injury Cases – What Can I Expect?
    Insurance companies can be difficult to work with when it comes to personal injury claims.  In some instances, an insurance company may deny their insured was responsible for an incident and refuse to make any settlement offer to…
  • Apr 12

    Personal Property Damage Claims in Alabama

    Personal Property Damage Claims in Alabama
    In Alabama, the measure of damages for personal property is the difference between the reasonable market value of the property immediately before it was damaged and its reasonable market value immediately after it was damaged.  In cases…
Rank this Week: 2574

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Covers consumer law, arbitration, credit card fraud, credit report errors, foreclosure, and identity theft. By Watts & Herring, LLC

http://www.alabamaconsumerlawblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Definition: Consent Judgment

    Definition: Consent Judgment
    A consent judgment is where you agree to have a judgment against you in a collection lawsuit. A judgment is a document that is from the judge and filed into court.  It states that the debt collector can get money from us.…
  • Apr 18

    How does the FDCPA help me with abusive debt collectors?

    How does the FDCPA help me with abusive debt collectors?
    ============================================================================ The FDCPA is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act — a federal law that governs and regulates debt collectors. Continue reading
  • Apr 14

    Definition: Compensatory Damage

    Definition: Compensatory Damage
    Compensatory damages are designed to help you. The word “damages” means that you’ve been harmed, and that you need to be repaid for those damages. Continue reading
Rank this Week: 1609

Moses & Moses Law Blog

Moses & Moses Law Blog

A corporate, family and tax law blog. By Moses & Moses, P.C.

http://www.mosespc.com/blog/
  • Apr 5

    Do You Own Property with Others In Alabama?

    Do You Own Property with Others In Alabama?
    A relatively new Alabama law prevents the involuntary loss of real property inherited with other family members.  In order for the law to apply at least 20% of the owners must be relatives or must have acquired the land through a…
  • Feb 10

    Keeping Your Advance Directive for Health Care Handy

    Keeping Your Advance Directive for Health Care Handy
    An essential part of your estate plan is an Advance Directive for Health Care (Advance Directive) yet clients rarely have them available when needed – like going to the emergency room (ER). As elder law and estate planning attorneys, we…
  • Jan 20

    The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act

    The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act
    Congress finally passed the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act and the President signed it into law on December 13, 2016. The most important part of the bill is that it allows individuals with disabilities, who have capacity, to create their…
Rank this Week: 1844

Law Blog of William L. Pfeifer,…

Law Blog of William L. Pfeifer, Jr.

Covers Alabama family and criminal law topics.

http://williampfeifer.com
  • Feb 10

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense
    Alabama asset forfeiture law provides an extensive list of items that law enforcement officers can seize in connection with drug crimes. Under Alabama Code Section 20-2-93(a)(5) (1975), this list includes your car if it is used to sell or…
  • Feb 10

    Alabama Forfeiture Statute – Ala. Code Section 20-2-92 Drug Crime Forfeiture

    Alabama Forfeiture Statute – Ala. Code Section 20-2-92 Drug Crime Forfeiture
    A common problem faced by people arrested on drug charges in Alabama is that law enforcement is also seeking to seize their property under Alabama’s forfeiture statute. Because this issue arises so frequently in court, we have copied…
  • Jan 25

    Motion for Mistrial for undisclosed evidence in Alabama felony cases must be timely made

    Motion for Mistrial for undisclosed evidence in Alabama felony cases must be timely made
    There are a variety of situations in Alabama criminal trials that may cause a judge to declare a mistrial, or at least cause one of the attorneys to request one. One of the times where a motion for a mistrial may be appropriate is where…
Rank this Week: 5057

Alabama Law Blog of William…

Alabama Law Blog of William Pfeifer

Covers Alabama law.

http://williampfeifer.com/blog
  • Feb 10

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense
    Alabama asset forfeiture law provides an extensive list of items that law enforcement officers can seize in connection with drug crimes. Under Alabama Code Section 20-2-93(a)(5) (1975), this list includes your car if it is used to sell or…
  • Feb 10

    Alabama Forfeiture Statute – Ala. Code Section 20-2-92 Drug Crime Forfeiture

    Alabama Forfeiture Statute – Ala. Code Section 20-2-92 Drug Crime Forfeiture
    A common problem faced by people arrested on drug charges in Alabama is that law enforcement is also seeking to seize their property under Alabama’s forfeiture statute. Because this issue arises so frequently in court, we have copied…
  • Jan 25

    Motion for Mistrial for undisclosed evidence in Alabama felony cases must be timely made

    Motion for Mistrial for undisclosed evidence in Alabama felony cases must be timely made
    There are a variety of situations in Alabama criminal trials that may cause a judge to declare a mistrial, or at least cause one of the attorneys to request one. One of the times where a motion for a mistrial may be appropriate is where…
Rank this Week: 3354

Alabama Car Accident Blog

Alabama Car Accident Blog

Covers Alabama car accident law and claims information. By Moore & Wolfe.

http://alabamacaraccident.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Three Things We Know About PI Claims That You May Not Know

    Three Things We Know About PI Claims That You May Not Know
    At Boteler, Finley & Wolfe we’ve been helping personal injury victims present and prosecute their insurance claims for 29 years. We’ve helped thousands of victims recover the full and complete compensation they are owed and…
  • Feb 15

    Karlos Finley Addresses Issues Facing HD 97

    Karlos Finley Addresses Issues Facing HD 97
    Recently Karlos Finley a partner at BF&W and a candidate for House District 97 sat down with Reggie Copeland, Jr. of the South Alabama Trial Lawyers Association for an interview about his ongoing campaign for the open seat in…
  • Jan 4

    Mark Wolfe of Boteler, Finley & Wolfe Joins Elite Attorney Organization

    Mark Wolfe of Boteler, Finley & Wolfe Joins Elite Attorney Organization
    Attorney Mark Wolfe of the Mobile, Alabama law firm of Boteler, Finley & Wolfe was recently invited to join two of the most prestigious legal forums in the United States. In December of 2012 he was invited to join the Million Dollar…
Rank this Week: 5028

Law Libraries Association of…

Law Libraries Association of Alabama

http://llaalabama.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 5

    Spring 2016 Meeting

    Spring 2016 Meeting
    Save the date!The Spring 2016 Meeting has been scheduled for May 20th in Tuscaloosa.Details to follow soon.
  • Sep 28

    2015 Fall Meeting

    2015 Fall Meeting
    LLAA will meet on Friday, October 9 in the Great Roomat Cumberland School of Law, located in Memory Leake Robinson Hall at Samford University, 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL  35229.   You may park in the Northeast parking…
  • Dec 3

    2014 Fall Meeting

    2014 Fall Meeting
    The 2014 Fall Meeting has been scheduled for Friday, December 12th.Department of Archives & History624 Washington AvenueMontgomeryCome hear Ms. Tenee Frazier, Assistant General Counsel of the Alabama League of Municipalities and Tour the…
Rank this Week: 1332

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Alabama personal injury, worker's compensation, and product liability law. By Allred & Allred.

http://www.alabama-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Report: Airbag Maker Faked Safety Tests After Recall

    Report: Airbag Maker Faked Safety Tests After Recall
    Even after their defective airbags resulted in a series of recalls and several deaths, officials at Japanese manufacturer Takata reportedly falsified testing information to representatives at Honda, the company’s largest buyer. …
  • Mar 15

    Report: Airbag Maker Faked Safety Tests After Recall

    Report: Airbag Maker Faked Safety Tests After Recall
    Even after their defective airbags resulted in a series of recalls and several deaths, officials at Japanese manufacturer Takata reportedly falsified testing information to representatives at Honda, the company’s largest buyer. …
  • Mar 15

    Report: Airbag Maker Faked Safety Tests After Recall

    Report: Airbag Maker Faked Safety Tests After Recall
    Even after their defective airbags resulted in a series of recalls and several deaths, officials at Japanese manufacturer Takata reportedly falsified testing information to representatives at Honda, the company’s largest buyer. …
Rank this Week: 3377

Alabama Bankruptcy Blog

Alabama Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Alabama, along with debt management and budgeting help. By Richard L. Collins.

http://www.alabamabankruptcyblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    5 Things Debt Collectors Are Forbidden To Do

    5 Things Debt Collectors Are Forbidden To Do
    Below I am linking an article by Amy Fontinelle with a good summary of what debt collectors are not supposed to be doing. If you are having these issues with a debt collector, you may have a Fair Debt Collection...
  • Apr 9

    How to Keep Your Stuff in Bankruptcy

    How to Keep Your Stuff in Bankruptcy
    Many of the clients I meet with believe that if they file bankruptcy, they will lose all their stuff, i.e. cars, house, etc. About the same number of clients believe that if they file bankruptcy they can keep the stuff...
  • Feb 1

    Does Bankruptcy in Alabama Stop Collections Harassment from Debt Collectors?

    Does Bankruptcy in Alabama Stop Collections Harassment from Debt Collectors?
    Yes. All collection attempts by creditors are to stop as soon as your bankruptcy is filed. When your bankruptcy is filed the "automatic stay" goes into place. This prohibits debt collectors from making any effort to collect any debt…
Rank this Week: 1218

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Alabama criminal law and procedure, including DUI,, theft crimes, and violent crimes. By Steven D. Ebersole.

http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Newborn in Saraland Tests Positive for Cocaine – Mother Arrested

    Newborn in Saraland Tests Positive for Cocaine – Mother Arrested
    Whenever a baby is born in the state of Alabama, hospital staff working in the newborn nursery will perform a variety of tests that involve several blood draws. Many of these tests are for standard medical reasons, but the hospital staff will…
  • Sep 13

    Birmingham Teenager Arrested on Three Separate Robberie

    Birmingham Teenager Arrested on Three Separate Robberie
    Police in Birmingham released a statement saying they have just arrested a teenager who they allege is responsible for committing at least three robberies this summer, according to a news article from AL.com. The 16-year-old defendant was…
  • Sep 9

    Former Teacher Arrested for Allegedly Having Sex with Student in Alabama

    Former Teacher Arrested for Allegedly Having Sex with Student in Alabama
    According to a recent news article from WSFA, a teacher in Alabama was just arrested on two counts of a school employee engaging in sex act with a student under the age of 19. Authorities in Mobile say they received a tip through a link on…
Rank this Week: 1216

Harris Firm Blog

Harris Firm Blog

Covers local and national events mainly in the areas of products liability, injury law, bankruptcy, divorce and family law, and some environmental law.

http://www.theharrisfirmllc.com/harrisfirmblog/
  • Aug 5

    New Alabama Bankruptcy Exemption

    New Alabama Bankruptcy Exemption
    New Alabama Bankruptcy Exemptions On June 11, 2015 the State of Alabama increased their bankruptcy exemptions for the first time since 1982. When a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is filed, it is possible that your property could be liquidated and the…
  • Jul 12

    Alabama Same Sex Divorce And Legal Precedent

    Alabama Same Sex Divorce And Legal Precedent
    Obergefell v. Hodges Decision On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued their decision in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. In a 5-4 ruling, the Court decided that the right to marry is a fundamental right that is…
  • Mar 29

    Answer in Divorce

    Answer in Divorce
    What is the Answer in a Divorce? A divorce is a civil lawsuit filed by one spouse against the other, with the filing spouse requesting certain things from the court. The spouse that files the divorce is called the Plaintiff, and they initiate…
Rank this Week: 2677

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Covers workers' compensation with a focus on Alabama. By Fish Nelson LLC.

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
  • Jun 24

    Alabama Court of Appeals Finds Inability to Return to Work is not Exception to Schedule

    Alabama Court of Appeals Finds Inability to Return to Work is not Exception to Schedule
    On June 19, 2014, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its second opinion in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Bush (posted on our blog August 23, 2014). The first time around the Court of Appeals addressed several issues. On appeal…
  • Apr 13

    Misuse Of The Term Aggravation Causes Huge Overpayments In Workers' Compensation

    Misuse Of The Term Aggravation Causes Huge Overpayments In Workers' Compensation
    The below article is re-published with permission from its author, John Geaney. It was originally published on April 9, 2015 on Mr. Geaney’s New Jersey Workers’ Comp Blog…
  • Apr 9

    Alabama Workers' Compensation Reform Bill Not Likely to Pa

    Alabama Workers' Compensation Reform Bill Not Likely to Pa
    On April 2, 2015, Alabama Republican State Senators Del Marsh and Cam Ward submitted Senate Bill 330, which proposes drastic reforms to The Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act. If the legislature passes SB-330 and Governor Bentley signs…
Rank this Week: 4663

Lee's Divorce & Family Law…

Lee's Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers divorces in Alabama. By Lee Borden.

http://divorceinfo.com/blog
  • Feb 26

    Progress Report

    Progress Report
    The new site Divorceinfo.com is up and operating now. It has many little bumps and squeaks, which I’ll be ironing out in the next few days. Thanks for your patience with me!
  • Feb 24

    My Husband is On the Down-Low

    My Husband is On the Down-Low
    I had a question the other day from a woman married 29 years who is just now discovering that her husband is a homosexual. Now that he knows she knows, she thought his behaviors would stop, but they haven’t. He has a degenerative…
  • Feb 24

    Maryland Divorce FAQ’s – Miscellaneou

    Maryland Divorce FAQ’s – Miscellaneou
    This is about miscellaneous issues for divorce in Maryland, including residence requirements, grounds for divorce, common law marriage, annulment, legal separation, and any requirement for parent training in Maryland. This information is…
Rank this Week: 2509

Alabama Personal Injury Blog

Alabama Personal Injury Blog

Covers accident and injuries in Birmingham and the surrounding areas of Alabama. By the Wininger Law Firm.

http://www.winingerlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 7

    Airbag Recalls Continue to Grow: What Should You Do

    Airbag Recalls Continue to Grow: What Should You Do
    Auto news has been filled recently with reporting on defective airbags on 7.8 million vehicles from 10 manufacturers with airbags produced by Tokyo-based Takata Corp. Two more automakers, loath to be in the legal crosshairs, have joined the…
  • Oct 25

    WAL-MART Reaches New Lows in Treatment of Innocent Victim

    WAL-MART Reaches New Lows in Treatment of Innocent Victim
    For years we have discussed how mega-retailer WAL-MART mistreats its own employees, and fights almost every injured customer’s claims all the way to trial, no matter how obviously the company was at fault. WAL-MART has law firms on…
  • Oct 22

    The Captain and The Bear

    The Captain and The Bear
    Those of you who know me personally know I’m a New York Yankees fan, as evidenced by the two-story hint we’ve placed in downtown Birmingham. Despite my love of Rickwood Field, if you cornered me and asked I would admit to not…
Rank this Week: 3653

Birmingham AL Personal Injury Blog

Birmingham AL Personal Injury Blog

By Drake Law Firm.

http://www.drakelawal.com/blog/
  • Sep 17

    Claims for car accidents and Alabama's statute of limitation

    Claims for car accidents and Alabama's statute of limitation
    When a person is involved in a car accident or another type of injurious incident, he or she has the right to file civil litigation against the parties believed responsible. However, in Alabama, there is a statute of limitations that...
  • Sep 10

    Car accidents involving bicyclists in Alabama can be fatal

    Car accidents involving bicyclists in Alabama can be fatal
    Car accidents that involve bicyclists can result in devastating damage, sometimes risking the life of the person that was hit. A victim who has suffered physical trauma from the actions of a motorist may face disability or disfigurement if…
  • Sep 2

    Alabama man hurt by truck driver reckless driving wins verdict

    Alabama man hurt by truck driver reckless driving wins verdict
    Truck driver reckless driving can place other motorists at great risk for being involved in an accident. When a driver is severely injured due to the negligent actions of a truck driver, they may struggle to overcome their injuries and...
Rank this Week: 3839

Burdick's Blog

Burdick's Blog

Discussion of common legal issues in Alabama. By Austin Burdick.

http://alabamaattorney.weebly.com/burdicks-blog.html
  • May 21

    After Divorce, Who has the final say?

    After Divorce, Who has the final say?
    When parents decide to divorce decisions have to be made on how to best care for their children after the parents separate. The courts created devices to try and make these decisions. Divorce court is a court of equity and is given the…
  • Apr 15

    Is McLendon any Better than the Tender Years Doctrine?

    Is McLendon any Better than the Tender Years Doctrine?
    The Courts have long held that a custody determination cannot be based on something arbitrary, such as the sex of the parent. Ex parte Devine, 398 So. 2d 686 (Ala. 1981). Under McLendon custody determinations are not expressly based on sex…
  • Apr 15

    Is McLendon any Better than the Tender Years Doctrine?

    Is McLendon any Better than the Tender Years Doctrine?
    The Courts have long held that a custody determination cannot be based on something arbitrary, such as the sex of the parent. Ex parte Devine, 398 So. 2d 686 (Ala. 1981). Under McLendon custody determinations are not expressly based on sex…
Rank this Week: 3887

Within the Penumbra

Within the Penumbra

Covers items that lie along the periphery of the legal issues I see in my daily practice. By Gabrielle N. Helix.

http://ghelixlaw.wordpress.com
  • Jan 13

    Finding My Way on a Cloudy Day

    Finding My Way on a Cloudy Day
    Many times, I attempt and mostly fail at staying focused on my purpose in difficult situations. As a family violence and sexual assault prosecutor, my days are filled with a difficult and unpleasant subject matter. Not only do I need to know…
  • Nov 1

    Determination: firmness of purpose; resoluteness.

    Determination: firmness of purpose; resoluteness.
    Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about my children, probably for a couple of reasons.  I work as a prosecutor at the National Children’s Advocacy Center.  My job is to prosecute crimes against children…
  • Oct 22

    I CAN DO IT

    I CAN DO IT
    You know those days when you’ve just had enough?  Or a time when you felt so frustrated by something,  it just wasn’t worth it?  I’ve had those moments, those days, those weeks… Today, my…
Rank this Week: 4681

Alabama Injury Attorneys Blog

Alabama Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Alabama car and trucking accident news. By Farris Riley & Pitt LLP.

http://www.alabamainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Nov 14

    This Week on Fox 6 Law Call: Divorce and Child Custody

    This Week on Fox 6 Law Call: Divorce and Child Custody
    Laws pertaining to the family are always complex and most tax payers are usually left in the dark when having to face a legal matter in family courts.
  • Nov 12

    Veteran's Day - Honoring Those Who Serve

    Veteran's Day - Honoring Those Who Serve
    Veteran's Day is a holiday that is often confused with others such as Labor Day or Memorial Day. Government employees regard these holidays as just another day off or a three-day weekend. Other citizens view Veteran's Day as a day of shopping…
  • Oct 25

    Should cameras installed by law enforcement be legal?

    Should cameras installed by law enforcement be legal?
    Cameras at stoplights have been an ongoing heated debate all over the country for the past few years. Recently it hit closer to home when a Trussville man filed a lawsuit challenging an ordinance on red light cameras in the city of Center…
Rank this Week: 5097

The Fonteneau Firm LLC

The Fonteneau Firm LLC

Covers criminal law, landlord tenant law and personal injury law. By Kira Fonteneau.

http://thefonteneaufirm.com
Rank this Week: 1220

The Soul Practitioner

The Soul Practitioner

Legal technology for the solo attorney. By Clark Stewart.

http://www.thesoulpractitioner.com/
  • Apr 18

    Use Dropbox to Cover Your Microsoft Office Butt

    Use Dropbox to Cover Your Microsoft Office Butt
    This is a tip I picked up from Sam Glover’s post over on The Lawyerist blog. Be sure to check out both Sam and The Lawyerist for great tips and techniques about the practice of law!
  • Mar 28

    Cloudon v. Onlive Desktop

    Cloudon v. Onlive Desktop
            Sometimes I’ve been known to back the wrong horse. I think I’m really in the know on something, and come to find out I was way off the mark. Such was the case with Onlive Desktop – the Microsoft Office app for iPad. I was…
  • Mar 9

    Pioneer Appradio Review

    Pioneer Appradio Review
    As a birthday present to myself I picked up the Pioneer Appradio a couple weeks ago. I recently purchased a 2003 GMC Yukon and was disappointed to find no easy way of integrating my iPod library into the unit. After some research I stumbled…
Rank this Week: 3107

Alabama Injury Lawyers Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Alabama personal injury and product liability law. By Cusimano, Roberts, Knowles & Mills, LLC.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4636

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law including, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, worker's compensation, and wrongful death. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1296

Alabama Product Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Product Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers product liability topics such as car recalls, defective consumer products, defective drugs, and FDA recalls. By Niedenthal Law Firm.

http://www.alabamaproductinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1388

Alabama Insurance Defense Report

Alabama Insurance Defense Report

Covers insurance law for claim professionals and practitioners. By Thomas Little.

http://alabamainsurancedefensereport.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4058

Justice Begins Here

Justice Begins Here

Covers consumer legal issues in Alabama. By Lewis & McAtee.

http://justicebeginshere.wordpress.com
  • May 4

    Seat Belt Recall

    Seat Belt Recall
    Toyota Motor Corp.
  • May 4

    Seat Belt Recall

    Seat Belt Recall
    Toyota Motor Corp. has recalled 90,189 Highlander SUV’s because third-row seat belts may not lock in some child-safety seats.  So far, there have been no complaints of injuries as a result of the defect, but what if there had been?…
  • May 1

    Take Another One Away

    Take Another One Away
    Well, another judge has taken away a jury verdict.  Where’s the outrage?  The whole point of juries is for twelve individuals to come together to make a unified decision.  Instead, Circuit Judge William Gordon has decided that the twelve…
Rank this Week: 1235

Criminal Wire Fraud Blog

Criminal Wire Fraud Blog

Focused on mail and wire fraud information. By Parkman & White, LLC.

http://www.federalwirefraud.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2411