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Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 1634

Education Law and Student Rights

Education Law and Student Rights

Covers education law and student rights in public and private school settings, from preschool through college. By Michelle Ball.

http://edlaw4students.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3166

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

Provides information about the law for startup and early-stage companies. By Dana H. Shultz.

http://danashultz.com/blog
  • Jul 29

    A DBA is not a Legal Entity

    A DBA is not a Legal Entity
    This post is based on a question that I answered on Avvo. The question illustrates a common misunderstanding concerning DBAs. (DBA is an abbreviation for “doing business as” – i.e., a fictitious business name.) The…
  • Jul 15

    Can I Walk Away from My Suspended LLC?

    Can I Walk Away from My Suspended LLC?
    This post addresses a question that arises frequently from founders of California limited liability companies that have been suspended: Can I walk away from my suspended LLC? A suspended LLC is the result of a founder who has neglected to…
  • Jul 2

    What Does Non-binding Mean and Why Should I Care?

    What Does Non-binding Mean and Why Should I Care?
    This post discusses the meaning of non-binding with respect to a letter of intent (LOI) or a memorandum of understanding (MOU). (Non-binding has a similar meaning in other legal contexts, such as legislation or arbitration, but I will not…
Rank this Week: 4227

Infra Insight Blog

Infra Insight Blog

Covers infrastructure news, policy and industry developments. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.infrainsightblog.com
  • Jul 29

    The Maryland "Purple Line" Transit Project Releases its Final Request for Proposal

    The Maryland "Purple Line" Transit Project Releases its Final Request for Proposal
    On July 28, 2014, the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) and Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) issued the final request for proposals for a public-private partnership to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the…
  • Jul 24

    Indiana I-69 Section 5 Availability Payment Project Closes Financing

    Indiana I-69 Section 5 Availability Payment Project Closes Financing
    On July 23, 2014, the Indiana Finance Authority closed financing on its second availability payment P3 project, the I-69 Section 5 highway project, a 21-mile reconstruction project located outside of Bloomington Indiana, the home of Indiana…
  • Jul 23

    Secretary Foxx and PHMSA Release Much-Anticipated Proposed Rule On Crude By Rail Tank Car Standard

    Secretary Foxx and PHMSA Release Much-Anticipated Proposed Rule On Crude By Rail Tank Car Standard
    The U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today released a much-anticipated Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to improve the safe rail transportation…
Rank this Week: 3945

California Construction Law Blog

California Construction Law Blog

Construction law news and information from the Golden State. By Garret Murai.

http://calconstructionlawblog.com
  • Jul 29

    DSA Announces New Project Certification Process Which Takes Effect August 1, 2014

    DSA Announces New Project Certification Process Which Takes Effect August 1, 2014
    If you’re a design professional, project inspector, or public entity involved in the design or construction of K-12 or community college facilities then you’ll be interested…
  • Jul 28

    A Lesson in Patent Defect

    A Lesson in Patent Defect
    As years pass following construction of a project, patent versus latent defect issues can become the tail that wags the dog in construction disputes since each…
  • Jul 24

    Lawyers. We’re a Sad Bunch

    Lawyers. We’re a Sad Bunch
    A few (literally) depressing facts about lawyers: Lawyers rank 4th among professions in the rate of suicide. Number one? Dentists. Go figure. Lawyers are 3.6 times as…
Rank this Week: 2243

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Traumatic Brain Injury Increases Risk of Dementia

    Traumatic Brain Injury Increases Risk of Dementia
    Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are catastrophic injuries that have long-term consequences. For many years, researchers have suspected that brain injuries dramatically increase the risk of brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and…
  • Jul 24

    Oversized Truck Caused Washington State Bridge Collapse: NTSB

    Oversized Truck Caused Washington State Bridge Collapse: NTSB
    An investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has found that last year’s collapse of an Interstate 5 bridge in Washington state was caused by an oversized truck that struck components of the bridge while it was…
  • Jul 15

    Carmax Under Fire for Selling Recalled Cars Without Fixe

    Carmax Under Fire for Selling Recalled Cars Without Fixe
    The country’s largest used-car dealer is facing strong criticism for its practice of selling recalled cars without fixing them, and then claiming in its advertising, that it conducts inspections of its cars before selling them. CarMax…
Rank this Week: 1558

Legal by the Bay

Legal by the Bay

Reports on Bay Area legal news, pro bono and diversity in the legal profession, tech tips and resources, work life balance, and more. By the Bar Association of San Francisco,

http://blog.sfbar.org/
  • Jul 29

    Our Members and Leaders Circle Firms Making Headline

    Our Members and Leaders Circle Firms Making Headline
    Members Named to LGBT Bar Association’s “40 Under 40” List BASF members John Hendricks, Hendricks Murry and Kyle Wong, Cooley, were both included on the National LGBT…
  • Jul 29

    Former BASF President Appointed to California Court of Appeal

    Former BASF President Appointed to California Court of Appeal
    California Governor Brown recently announced the appointment of San Francisco Chief Deputy City Attorney Terry Stewart to serve as a justice on California’s Court of Appeal. The announcement was made at San…
  • Jul 29

    Nixon Peabody Honored by ACLU for Probono Work for LGBT Student

    Nixon Peabody Honored by ACLU for Probono Work for LGBT Student
    The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California recently presented a team of Nixon Peabody attorneys with the 2014 LGBT Advocacy Award in recognition of their pro bono efforts. The Nixon Peabody team…
Rank this Week: 1476

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    People v. Leonard (Cal. Ct. App. - July 29, 2014)

    People v. Leonard (Cal. Ct. App. - July 29, 2014)
    At first glance, this just looks like your typical conviction for pandering.  Typical (depressing) facts, typical (depressive) life of the relevant prostitute, typical (exploitative) conduct by the pimp.  A typical relationship that…
  • Jul 29

    People v. Redd (Cal. Ct. App. - July 28, 2014)

    People v. Redd (Cal. Ct. App. - July 28, 2014)
    What do you think the going rate for a smart phone (i.e., a cell phone with internet access) is in prison?Answer:  $1000.Nice work, if you can get it.Of course, you also risk -- as here -- an additional seven years in prison if you get…
  • Jul 28

    U.S. v. Szabo (9th Cir. - July 28, 2014)

    U.S. v. Szabo (9th Cir. - July 28, 2014)
    I know you're tired of waiting for a doctor at the VA hospital, and want to get treated.  Especially with the well-publicized problems in this area, we're somewhat sympathetic to your plight.But you can't do this.
Rank this Week: 325

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Covers immigrant and non-immigrant visas, including H-1B visas. By Cornerstone Law Group.

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    DACA and State Driver’s License

    DACA and State Driver’s License
    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy permits individuals who arrived in the United States before the age of 16 and who meet other age, education, continuous presence, and criminal history-related requirements to remain in…
  • Jul 15

    E-Verify Participation May Spur Compliance Investigation

    E-Verify Participation May Spur Compliance Investigation
    I-9 and E-Verify compliance enthusiasts report a noteworthy trend in recent cases brought to the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC). Many of the recent cases in which OSC has reached…
  • Jul 14

    CSC and VSC System Glitches Lead to Approval Notices Without I-94

    CSC and VSC System Glitches Lead to Approval Notices Without I-94
    The USCIS California Service Center (CSC) reports that it accidentally issued I-797 approval notices without I-94 cards. It notes that corrected approval notices have been issued. If you do not receive a corrected notice by July 20, email…
Rank this Week: 4195

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Tino video

    Tino video
    Want to see nominee Tino Cuellar in action?Here he is in 2012 at the 9th Circuit Judicial Conference (yes, THAT conference on Maui...):Tracking the Trackers, Part 2: Tracking and the Government(His presentation begins around 17:30 minutes…
  • Jul 28

    News of the wonk

    News of the wonk
    Today's Recorder reports High Court Appointee is Ready to Wonk and Governor Appoints Legal Adviser to Third District: "Brown's selection of Renner continues a long tradition of governors nominating their legal secretaries to…
  • Jul 25

    Another nomination! (This one to the 3d)

    Another nomination! (This one to the 3d)
    Friday, July 25, 2014 Governor Brown Nominates Jonathan K. Rennerto the Third District Court of AppealSACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the nomination of Jonathan K. Renner for associate justice of the Third…
Rank this Week: 4506

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 29

    What Grounds do I have to file for Divorce in California?

    What Grounds do I have to file for Divorce in California?
    Every state has unique grounds when it comes to filing for divorce. When you are deciding upon the grounds that you will request for your divorce, it is important to remember that you must be able to prove to the court that these are the…
  • Jul 28

    Ensure your Budget Supports Two Households instead of One after Divorce

    Ensure your Budget Supports Two Households instead of One after Divorce
    Today's economy has made it increasingly difficult to make the transition from supporting one household to two after a divorce. By working together and avoiding hostility at all costs, divorcing parties have the potential to come up with a…
  • Jul 25

    Finalizing a Divorce-it's Different for Everyone

    Finalizing a Divorce-it's Different for Everyone
    The finality of divorce varies for every separating couple. For some people, they become emotionally detached from their marriage before the actual legal process begins. They have already dealt with the emotions of their marriage being over,…
Rank this Week: 812

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Jul 29

    Four Factors Drive What You Should Pay For Bankruptcy

    Four Factors Drive What You Should Pay For Bankruptcy
    When you’re flat broke and thinking about bankruptcy, cheaper sure looks better. If a lawyer will do your Chapter 7 for $600, what’s the point of paying $1000? Or even $2000? Like answers to many legal questions, it…
  • Jul 25

    How To Wipe Out Tax Penalties In Bankruptcy

    How To Wipe Out Tax Penalties In Bankruptcy
    Tax penalties seem like a further insult when you’re having trouble paying the tax itself. Everything seems subject to an additional penalty:  failure to file timely;  failure to pre pay sufficiently;  failure to be…
  • Jul 18

    How To Keep Your Money Away From The Bankruptcy Trustee, Legally

    How To Keep Your Money Away From The Bankruptcy Trustee, Legally
    Getting a check from the government isn’t necessarily a great thing. Not when it’s the government returning YOUR money as a tax refund.  You’ve struggled without the money for a year while Uncle Sam used it without…
Rank this Week: 2455

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Roy M. Doppelt and Associates.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    California Court Addresses Temporary versus Permanent Spousal Support

    California Court Addresses Temporary versus Permanent Spousal Support
    The duration of divorce proceedings varies a great deal from case to case. There are many factors that contribute to lengthening the process, such as disputes over child support and custody, property division, and spousal support. Depending…
  • Jul 24

    Spouse Seeking Legal Separation Should Pay Close Attention to Filing Date

    Spouse Seeking Legal Separation Should Pay Close Attention to Filing Date
    The California Family Code applies to parties seeking a divorce or legal separation, among other things. For quite some time now, California has been a "no-fault" state, permitting one spouse or the other to seek a divorce or separation…
  • Jul 22

    Division of Community Property in Divorce Includes Assets and Debt

    Division of Community Property in Divorce Includes Assets and Debt
    Often when people think about the division of marital property in divorce, they consider mainly the couple's accumulated assets, such as the family home, bank accounts, investments and other property. But because California is a "community…
Rank this Week: 3888

OC Patent Lawyer

OC Patent Lawyer

Provides basic patent information and case updates. By James Yang.

http://ocpatentlawyer.com
  • Jul 29

    Everyone in the supply chain could be sued for patent infringement

    Everyone in the supply chain could be sued for patent infringement
    Patent owners can sue anyone up and down the chain of distribution for infringement of patent.  Manufacturers, distributors and end users are all possible litigants.  For example, the end user can be sued for using the patented…
  • Jul 18

    Online communications can be prior art against patent

    Online communications can be prior art against patent
    Under U.S. patent laws, an application for patent must be filed within one year of the first public use, sale, offer for sale, or printed publication.   Otherwise, those activities will be considered prior art against any later…
  • Jul 11

    Common ownership problems for those new to patent

    Common ownership problems for those new to patent
    For those new to protecting their inventions with patents, one of the more common issues that needs to be resolved is ownership.  Who owns the invention or patent?  A company may believe that it owns the rights to an…
Rank this Week: 4167

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Jul 29

    ‘Job Killer’ Bills to Be Considered by Senate Fiscal Committee​​​​​

    ‘Job Killer’ Bills to Be Considered by Senate Fiscal Committee​​​​​
    The Senate fiscal committee is scheduled to consider a number of California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bills when legislators return to Sacramento on Monday. These “job killer” bills are on the August 4…
  • Jul 28

    Don’t Leave Your Compliance to Chance

    Don’t Leave Your Compliance to Chance
    Managing leaves of absence can be daunting for anyone who handles HR, especially since California has some very unique leave laws. Questions also arise from the interplay between California and federal rules for required and optional leaves…
  • Jul 25

    Executive Survey Reflects Concern Over Agency Enforcement

    Executive Survey Reflects Concern Over Agency Enforcement
    Employers said they worry about how continuing enforcement efforts and reforms from federal agencies will affect the workplace, according to a July 2014 report from Littler Mendelson. In the law firm’s third annual Executive Employer…
Rank this Week: 1079

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers,…

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. Blog

Covers safety and personal injury news.

http://harrispersonalinjury.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Safer Summer Bicycling Tip

    Safer Summer Bicycling Tip
    Safer Summer Bicycling Tips The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently issued a press release reminding bicyclists to think safe, ride safe and be safe this summer. Sadly, bicyclists, along with pedestrians, are…
  • Jul 25

    Overturned Car in Partially Completed Roundabout

    Overturned Car in Partially Completed Roundabout
    Overturned Car in Partially Completed Roundabout On Monday, for currently unknown reasons, a car overturned in the partially completed roundabout at the intersection of Highways 154 and 246. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the…
  • Jul 25

    Motorcyclist Injured in Bay Park

    Motorcyclist Injured in Bay Park
    Motorcyclist Injured in Bay Park In the early morning hours, a crash involving a suspected drunk driver sent a motorcyclist to the hospital with severe injuries. According to Fox Channel Five News, the crash happened at around 1:15 a.m. on…
Rank this Week: 4175

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    California Stem Cell Agency and the Revolving Door: A Need for More Safeguard

    California Stem Cell Agency and the Revolving Door: A Need for More Safeguard
    The revolving door and related conflict of interest issues remain open at the $3 billion California stem cell agency despite the pledge by its new president, Randy Mills, to refrain from taking a job with a recipient of the agency’s…
  • Jul 25

    Los Angeles Times: Flawed Investigation Magnifies California Stem Cell Scandal

    Los Angeles Times: Flawed Investigation Magnifies California Stem Cell Scandal
    The Los Angeles Times will have a column again this Sunday excoriating the $3 billion California stem cell agency, and it will involve the same set of players, the agency’s former president and a San Francisco area stem cell company.…
  • Jul 24

    A USC Researcher's Perspective on the Grant Round Involving StemCells, Inc.

    A USC Researcher's Perspective on the Grant Round Involving StemCells, Inc.
    A USC scientist late today sent an email that dealt with the 2012 decisions that resulted in the award of $19.3 million to StemCells, Inc., by the California stem cell agency. The award was made on a close vote (7-5) despite being rejected…
Rank this Week: 175

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

News, editorial comment and legal information for California community associations. By SwedelsonGottlieb.

http://www.hoalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1544

Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer…

Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury news and updates in California. Published by Moseley Collins.

http://www.sacramentopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Car Accidents Can Cause Hard to Prove Chronic Pain

    Car Accidents Can Cause Hard to Prove Chronic Pain
    Slip and fall and construction accidents can cause life altering pain. However, automobile accidents result in more instances of chronic physical pain. Car accident collisions inflict great trauma and blunt force upon the human body resulting…
  • Jul 21

    Can Cat Bites Be More Risky than Dog Bites?

    Can Cat Bites Be More Risky than Dog Bites?
    Animal bites are always frightening. Dog bites are always in the news and can be devastating. Other animals can be responsible for dangerous bites and one that is often overlooked is the cat. According to mayo Clinic research, while dog…
  • Jul 16

    Common Causes of California Big Rig Freeway Accident

    Common Causes of California Big Rig Freeway Accident
    California freeways are notorious for becoming overcrowded at certain times. The state is simply not able to keep up with the ever-growing need for more and wider freeways. Some of our highways and freeways are more heavily trafficked by big…
Rank this Week: 1350

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Jul 29

    Selecting your Professional Divorce Team

    Selecting your Professional Divorce Team
    Divorce is a complex process that affects just about every aspect of your life: financial, emotional, physical and legal. Unless you’ve been married for only a short time and have no property, assets, or children, you’ll probably…
  • Jul 23

    Tax Tips and Trap

    Tax Tips and Trap
    Here are two topics you’d probably rather not think about: Divorce and Taxes. If you’re separated or newly divorced, however, it could be worth your while to get some good financial advice about both. Spousal Support Also known in…
  • Jul 8

    Shared Parenting

    Shared Parenting
    Separation always disrupts the familiar patterns of family life. Routines and responsibilities that had been established as the family grew and developed have to be renegotiated. How your family operated probably came about without a lot…
Rank this Week: 2630

Legistative History and Intent

Legistative History and Intent

Covers important state and federal legislative history. From Legislative Intent Service, Inc.

http://www.legintent.com/news/
  • Jul 29

    Dividing the state: An old idea is new again

    Dividing the state: An old idea is new again
        You may have heard about it: Silicon Valley billionaire Tim Draper wants to divide California into six separate states, and he wants Californians to vote on the issue. Earlier this year, supporters of the proposed ballot measure…
  • Jul 24

    Frequently asked question: Can Legislative Intent Service, Inc. locate California Legislative Counsel Opinions?

    Frequently asked question: Can Legislative Intent Service, Inc. locate California Legislative Counsel Opinions?
    FAQ: Can Legislative Intent Service, Inc. locate California Legislative Counsel Opinions? Answer: Yes, when the Opinion is part of the legislative history of a proposed, failed or chaptered bill. Our expertise at Legislative Intent Service,…
  • Jul 10

    Retroactive v. Prospective Application of New Law

    Retroactive v. Prospective Application of New Law
    Our California clients ask us about retroactive application of enactments or amendments in bills that affect their statutes of interest and which could adversely affect their claims or litigation strategy.  We understand their concerns…
Rank this Week: 2198

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

Covers California personal injury law, as ell as motor vehicle accident, dog bite and defective product news. By Walton Law Firm.

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • Jul 29

    Abuse, Violence, and Wrongful Death in High-End Rehab Facilitie

    Abuse, Violence, and Wrongful Death in High-End Rehab Facilitie
    When we hear about high-end drug rehabilitation facilities, many of us assume that paying high prices for treatment means a higher quality of care.  However, even the most expensive, high-end facilities can pose dangers for our loved…
  • Jul 25

    Do Product Recalls Prevent Consumer Injury?

    Do Product Recalls Prevent Consumer Injury?
    Consumers May Be ‘Numb’ to Product Recalls, Says Bloomberg Do product recalls actually affect sales, or have many California residents become “numb” to news about defective products that may cause harm?  According…
  • Jul 17

    Female Athletes, High School Athletes, and Brain Injury Severity

    Female Athletes, High School Athletes, and Brain Injury Severity
    Are certain athletes at greater risk of a debilitating brain injury than others?  According to an article in Women’s Health, female and younger athletes may “take longer to recover from concussions.”  The article…
Rank this Week: 942

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, and landlord-tenant law. By the Law Offices of James V. Sansone.

http://blog.jamessansonelaw.com/
  • Jul 29

    Congress Considers Tighter Restrictions on Private "Re-Homing" of Children

    Congress Considers Tighter Restrictions on Private "Re-Homing" of Children
    The longhorn state of Texas outranks every other state in this country for foreign adoptions, followed by California and then New York. The inter-country adoptions that occurred in these states in 2013 were respectively 489, 477 and 360,…
  • Jul 22

    The Dangers of Sonoma County Debt Settlement Companie

    The Dangers of Sonoma County Debt Settlement Companie
    Do you find yourself laden with debt? Have you been tempted to contact a debt-settlement company that promises to reduce your debt by negotiating with your creditors? A new report issued by the Center for Responsible Lending indicates that…
  • Jul 15

    Watch Out Santa Rosa: Deceptive Mortgage Practices Are Back!

    Watch Out Santa Rosa: Deceptive Mortgage Practices Are Back!
    Do you remember when a federal jury decided that Bank of America was guilty of selling subprime mortgages and ordered the bank to pay $863 million in damages? In that case, the US Justice Department argued that Countrywide, which Bank of…
Rank this Week: 3299

California Trust, Estate & Probate…

California Trust, Estate & Probate Litigation

Covers estate planning, probate, trusts and wills. By Albertson & Davidson LLP.

http://www.californiatrustestateandprobatelitigation.com
Rank this Week: 834

Cutter Law Blog

Cutter Law Blog

Looks at personal injury, pharmaceutical, and medical news from around the Sacramento area.

http://www.cutterlaw.com/blog
  • Jul 29

    Find a Lawyer That is Right for You

    Find a Lawyer That is Right for You
    by: Margot Cutter Find a Lawyer in the Field of Law that Concerns You If you have a legal problem, you may need a lawyer to represent you. Lawyers help people with a wide variety of issues. However, attorneys don’t … Continue…
  • Jul 22

    Attorney Brooks Cutter Included on Top 25 List of Sacramento Super Lawyer

    Attorney Brooks Cutter Included on Top 25 List of Sacramento Super Lawyer
    The Sacramento personal injury lawyer and founding partner of Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff, LLP, has been named on the Top 25 List of Sacramento Super Lawyers and selected as a Northern California Super Lawyer for his tenth consecutive…
  • Jul 2

    Supreme Court Denies Medtronic’s Petition in Product Liability Suit

    Supreme Court Denies Medtronic’s Petition in Product Liability Suit
    Last week the U.S. Supreme Court gave injured medical device patients a win, when they rejected efforts by Medtronic to dismiss their claims. In a number of courts nationwide, the Minneapolis-based company has been challenging claims that…
Rank this Week: 2160

California Real Estate Lawyers…

California Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Published by Law Office of James J. Falcone

http://www.calrealestatelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3313

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
Rank this Week: 1721

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    The Right Result in California Divorce

    The Right Result in California Divorce
    Family law is such an emotional and unpredictable area of law. Because of the various personal, economical, and emotional factors that are involved in divorce cases, it is difficult to pin down the "right" path for each family. If a divorce…
  • Jul 28

    Divorce and Marriage World Record

    Divorce and Marriage World Record
    At some point during your divorce you will inevitably be feeling emotionally drained. You may feel like the only person in the world going through your type of situation or you may wonder if there is hope for you to someday remarry again.…
  • Jul 23

    Protecting Your Career During Divorce

    Protecting Your Career During Divorce
    As one would expect, going through a divorce is typically a time of emotional upheaval and chaos. You will likely be required to spend a significant amount of time preparing legal paperwork, attending court hearings, going to your attorney's…
Rank this Week: 3326

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 3768

Legal Blog

Legal Blog

Covers personal injury, trucking acident and product liability law. By Brett A. Burlison.

http://www.burlisonlaw.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 29

    New Concussion Guidelines for Children

    New Concussion Guidelines for Children
    If your child is injured and suffers a concussion, also known as a mild traumatic brain injury or MTBI, often they are told to rest and take it easy for a couple of days. But according to new research, this is nowhere near enough time for…
  • Jul 28

    Brain Injury Study Shows Increased Risk For Dementia

    Brain Injury Study Shows Increased Risk For Dementia
    A new brain injury study published recently in the journal Neurology and conducted by the military found a 60% increase in the risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia among veterans who had suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Here is how…
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court Aims To Limit Patent Lawsuit

    Supreme Court Aims To Limit Patent Lawsuit
    The Supreme Court just decided a patent case this week, Alice Corp. v. CLS International Bank and affirmed the Federal Circuit’s ruling. And that sounds simple enough. But it’s not. Alice Corp. involved an attempt at…
Rank this Week: 537

Givner & Kaye Blog

Givner & Kaye Blog

Covers estate and tax planning.

http://www.givnerkaye.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 453

Pasha's San Diego Business…

Pasha's San Diego Business Attorney Blog

Features business updates with a focus on California law. By Top Floor Legal, PC.

http://www.pashalaw.com/
  • Jul 29

    Small Businesses Are Tasty Treats for Patent Troll

    Small Businesses Are Tasty Treats for Patent Troll
    Patent trolls hold patents, not to manufacture or design a product or process, but to profit through patent infringement claims. Patent litigation has exploded since 1995, doubling between 2004 and 2012, alone. Patent trolls bring a whopping…
  • Jul 24

    Peer-to-Peer Business Lending

    Peer-to-Peer Business Lending
    Many small businesses feel that access to credit is still tight. But even in the best of times, we now know that every entrepreneur needs a couple of financing choices under his or her belt. Peer-to-peer lending may be an option especially…
  • Jul 22

    Disruptive Advertising Names Name

    Disruptive Advertising Names Name
    There is nothing actually wrong with naming the competition in advertising. Roughly speaking, the legal standard under the Federal Trade Commission Act is that true statements that can be substantiated, and are neither expressly nor…
Rank this Week: 2170

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 738

Cal Biz Lit

Cal Biz Lit

Covers California litigation issues, including product liability, busines litigation, Proposition 65, Unfair Competition Law, and employment litigation. By Bruce Nye.

http://www.calbizlit.com/cal_biz_lit/
  • Jul 29

    So What the Heck is Happening With Contractual Arbitration in California?

    So What the Heck is Happening With Contractual Arbitration in California?
    CBL is not just about Proposition 65 – it just sometimes seems that way. But the goal here is to provide out-of-state lawyers, general counsel, and other interested parties with some useful information about cutting edge issues facing…
  • May 21

    Attorney General Posts 2013 Proposition 65 Settlement Number

    Attorney General Posts 2013 Proposition 65 Settlement Number
    Every year, Cal Biz Lit eagerly awaits the Attorney General's release of the Alpert report, summarizing the past year's Proposition 65 settlements by defendant and by private party enforcer. CBL hasn't yet figured out who Alpert is, but…
  • Oct 9

    Assembly Bill 227: Proposition 65 Reform or Sausage Making?

    Assembly Bill 227: Proposition 65 Reform or Sausage Making?
    Two different efforts to reform Proposition 65 abuses have fallen flat. As CalBizLit readers know, last May, Governor Brown announced a plan to eliminate a number of abuses of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986.…
Rank this Week: 517

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 3404

Northern California Center for…

Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law

Covers estate planning.

http://www.norcalplanners.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Essential Documents For Every Estate Plan

    Essential Documents For Every Estate Plan
    The best estate plan is one that contains essential documents that meet your individual needs. Developing the right documents for your estate plan is something you can do after consulting with your estate planning attorney and evaluating the…
  • Jul 28

    Clearing Up Confusing Trust Language

    Clearing Up Confusing Trust Language
    The world of estate planning is full of obscure and confusing terms, especially when it comes to trust language. To those who have no background in the field, listening to estate planning attorneys talk about trusts can be like listening to…
  • Jul 27

    Don’t Count on Medi-Cal For Long-Term Care

    Don’t Count on Medi-Cal For Long-Term Care
    The growing number of baby boomers reaching retirement age has caused many people to re-examine their retirement plans in light of long-term care costs. As people age and their needs change, many of them have to go into a nursing home or…
Rank this Week: 2852

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Is It Fair and Reasonable?

    Is It Fair and Reasonable?
    "In short, denying same-sex couples access to death benefits under the workers’ compensation statute does not bear a fair and substantial relationship to the purposes of the act as identified in Ranney," the Supreme Court of Alaska said…
  • Jul 28

    Newton's Challenge

    Newton's Challenge
    Push too hard, swing the pendulum too far, and the reaction becomes even more extreme.One of the most famous attributes to Sir Isaac Newton was his elemental statement, "for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction," also known as…
  • Jul 25

    Restoring Faith

    Restoring Faith
    So far there have been 27 comments in the Workers' Compensation Roundtable LinkedIn Group following my post about my work "injury."That was just one work comp group and happened to be the most prolific. Plenty of other comments have been made…
Rank this Week: 311

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

Covers California's Unfair Competition Law. By Kimberly A. Kralowec.

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 1686

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Jul 29

    Can I Finish My Probation Early in California?

    Can I Finish My Probation Early in California?
    If you were convicted of a criminal offense in California, either through accepting a guilty plea agreement or at trial, you may have been sentenced to a lengthy term of probation. Probation can be restrictive, costly, and time-consuming. In…
  • Jul 24

    Can I Be Arrested for Theft by A Credit or Debit Card in California?

    Can I Be Arrested for Theft by A Credit or Debit Card in California?
    In today’s electronic age most people do the bulk of their financial transactions online and with bank cards. Few people use cash anymore to make purchases or pay bills. As a result, theft offenses involving credit cards and debit cards…
  • Jul 22

    Should I Take My Criminal Case to Jury Trial in California?

    Should I Take My Criminal Case to Jury Trial in California?
    As a defendant in a criminal prosecution in California you have a number of rights guaranteed to you by the United States Constitution as well as the California State Constitution. Among those rights is the right to a trial by a jury of your…
Rank this Week: 3097

California Immigration Lawyer Blog

California Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law, asylum, and public benefits. By The Law Office of Geri Kahn.

http://www.californiaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Can I get political asylum if there is a civil war in my country?

    Can I get political asylum if there is a civil war in my country?
    I recently saw someone in my San Francisco office who was interested in applying for political asylum because there is a civil war raging in his country.  Unfortunately there are a number of civil wars raging around the world today so…
  • Jul 6

    Political asylum based on fear of serving in military

    Political asylum based on fear of serving in military
    Due to the numerous conflicts around the world, a fear of being conscripted into the military is often a claim that arises in political asylum cases.  Recently, the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR) issued some…
  • Jun 15

    Can’t USCIS just look at my Facebook page to see that I have a real marriage?

    Can’t USCIS just look at my Facebook page to see that I have a real marriage?
    When preparing my clients for their green card interviews based on marriage, they often ask me whether they can just show the USCIS officer their Facebook page to prove that they have a real marriage. The answer is “no,” at least…
Rank this Week: 4349

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Jul 28

    Parker Posey: And all she wants to do is dance.

    Parker Posey: And all she wants to do is dance.
    They're picking up prisoners--and putting them in a pen. All she wants to do is dance. --Danny Kortchmar/WB Music Corp. ASCAP (1984) Get "Party Girl" (1995) and watch her dance in the last scene. Add Ms. Posey to our...
  • Jul 26

    The Economist has had it with Putin; calls out France, Italy, Germany, US and UK.

    The Economist has had it with Putin; calls out France, Italy, Germany, US and UK.
    The West as Appeasement Weenies? See Russia, MH17 and the West: A web of lies. Screaming excerpts: Since the murders of the passengers of MH17 the responses have been almost as limp. The European Union is threatening far-reaching…
  • Jul 26

    Prisoner of Rock 'n' Roll: Best rock refrain ever.

    Prisoner of Rock 'n' Roll: Best rock refrain ever.
    Lord, take me downtown, I'm just lookin' for some tush. --Gibbons, Beard & Hill...
Rank this Week: 689

California Criminal Attorney Blog

California Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers news and updates on California criminal defense cases. By Law Office of Pilchman & Kay, P.L.C.

http://www.californiacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Man Sentenced for Cold Case Sexual Assault in Orange County

    Man Sentenced for Cold Case Sexual Assault in Orange County
    Raul Moreno-Perez, 34, was sentenced to 25 years to life and lifetime registration as a sex offender for a crime he committed in 2001. On November 3, 2001 a 19-year-old girl was waiting at a bus stop in the city of Orange when Moreno-Perez…
  • Jul 26

    Cypress Resident Charged with 24 Felony Counts of Lewd Act

    Cypress Resident Charged with 24 Felony Counts of Lewd Act
    Michael Mordaunt, 45, of Cypress was arrested and charged with 24 felony counts, including 7 counts of lewd acts with minors under 14. According to authorities, Mordaunt was posing as a teenage boy on social media connecting with underage…
  • Jul 25

    Big Win for Defense in San Bernardino County Colonies Case

    Big Win for Defense in San Bernardino County Colonies Case
    Judge Michael A. Smith dismissed conspiracy charges against all four defendants in the Colonies Partners LP case citing the expiration of the statute of limitations. Jeff Burum, Paul Baine, Jim Erwin and Mark Kirk are accused of conspiring…
Rank this Week: 4420

Riverside CA Personal Injury Law…

Riverside CA Personal Injury Law Blog

By Rizio & Nelson.

http://www.rizioandnelson.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    California driver faces charges after fatal car accident kills 1

    California driver faces charges after fatal car accident kills 1
    Negligent drivers are often the cause of car crashes in California, as well as others that occur across the country. The actions of a driver can have deadly consequences, as was apparently the case in a recent fatal car accident....
  • Jul 16

    Fatal truck accident kills 1 in California

    Fatal truck accident kills 1 in California
    Car accidents can be tragic enough if multiple vehicles are involved, but if a massive 18-wheeler is involved, the severity of the accident can increase rapidly. The size and weight of most commercial trucks can mean that those involved in...
  • Jul 9

    California motor vehicle accident kills 1

    California motor vehicle accident kills 1
    Negligent driving can be a serious problem for young drivers, especially if they are operating their vehicles at high speeds. The lack of experience that new drivers have, combined with the negligent driving, can create dangerous situations…
Rank this Week: 4466

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers California criminal law topics, including DUI, search and seizure, white collar crimes and sex crimes. By Sean F. Leslie.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Police Screen and Make Arrests at Mission Bay Drive Checkpoint in San Diego

    Police Screen and Make Arrests at Mission Bay Drive Checkpoint in San Diego
    Authorities set up a checkpoint somewhere in the 4200 block of Mission Bay Drive in the hopes of removing some drunk drivers from the streets - which they have successfully done on numerous occasions in the past - and continue to do…
  • Jul 24

    Officers Test New Drug Designed to Reverse Overdose - San Diego

    Officers Test New Drug Designed to Reverse Overdose - San Diego
    Supposedly a new medication exists to help overdose victims on the verge of death caused by opiate overuse. Officers at the Santee Sheriff's station have started carrying the new drug as part of a pilot program; they have been using them in…
  • Jul 22

    Woman Accused of DUI Manslaughter in Custody Awaiting Trial in San Diego

    Woman Accused of DUI Manslaughter in Custody Awaiting Trial in San Diego
    New developments have occurred regarding a DUI incident covered a few weeks back. The driver at fault is now awaiting a trial date and is in custody with a bond price of $500,000. A cab driver, 42-year-old Antenah Minassie, was driving his…
Rank this Week: 4213

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 2632