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Law Office of Joe Dane

Law Office of Joe Dane

Covers criminal offenses and procedure in California.

http://www.joedane.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Top Criminal Defense Attorney – Orange County (OC Metro magazine)

    Top Criminal Defense Attorney – Orange County (OC Metro magazine)
    Joe Dane named as Top Criminal Defense Attorney in Orange County   I am honored to have been named by OC Metro magazine as one of the top attorneys for criminal defense. OC Metro Top Attorneys feature For additional information about my…
  • Aug 27

    Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney – new office location

    Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney – new office location
    I am pleased to announce the new location of my office.  After six years in the previous location,  I have relocated from Orange to the city of Tustin.  Our new address is: 17581 Irvine Blvd., Suite 108 Tustin, CA  92780…
  • Jan 18

    Miranda rights – How to keep your mouth shut (part 3 in a series)

    Miranda rights – How to keep your mouth shut (part 3 in a series)
    In the first two parts of this series, I’ve discussed the law of the Miranda rights and when the Miranda rights apply.  Now, it’s time to talk about how to invoke your rights if you choose not to talk… and you probably…
Rank this Week: 606

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/
Rank this Week: 1823

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers,…

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. Blog

Covers safety and personal injury news.

http://harrispersonalinjury.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    One-Car Crash Sends Passenger to Hospital

    One-Car Crash Sends Passenger to Hospital
    One-Car Crash Sends Passenger to Hospital On Tuesday night, a one-car crash sent a passenger to the hospital and resulted in a totaled late-model Corvette. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened just before 8:30…
  • Sep 2

    Multi-Car Crash Closes On-Ramp to I-8

    Multi-Car Crash Closes On-Ramp to I-8
    Multi-Car Crash Closes On-Ramp to I-8 On Tuesday morning, a multi-car crash had the on-ramp from Interstate 805 to Intestate 8 closed. According to NBC News Channel Seven, the incident happened sometime before 5:23 a.m. Apparently, a silver…
  • Sep 2

    Two-Vehicle Crash near Santa Maria

    Two-Vehicle Crash near Santa Maria
    Two-Vehicle Crash near Santa Maria On Monday, a two-vehicle crash near Santa Maria sent two people to the hospital with moderate to severe injuries. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened just after 6:00 a.m. at…
Rank this Week: 1372

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 2

    Pet Custody in Divorce Battles Becoming More Popular

    Pet Custody in Divorce Battles Becoming More Popular
    The concern over pet ownership in divorce property agreements has becomes so popular that pets are being included in some couple's prenuptial agreements. With nearly 179 million cats and dogs living in United States households, there is a…
  • Sep 1

    Actor Nick Cannon to Divorce Singer Mariah Carey

    Actor Nick Cannon to Divorce Singer Mariah Carey
    In what is sure to be a highly publicized divorce, comedian Nick Cannon has left singer Mariah Carey over concerns about the well-being of the couple's twin toddlers. Cannon made the decision to leave the marriage for the following reasons: …
  • Aug 29

    Prenuptial Mediation as First Step in Marriage

    Prenuptial Mediation as First Step in Marriage
    Mediating prenuptial agreements can also be seen as a form of marriage mediation. In marriage mediation, a couple meets with a trained mediator that helps them identify problem areas in their marriage and the best way to move past these…
Rank this Week: 309

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/
  • Sep 2

    Marine Killed in Oceanside by Hit-and-Run Driver

    Marine Killed in Oceanside by Hit-and-Run Driver
    A man was arrested for the hit-and-run killing of a Marine in Oceanside. Brandon Joseph Bizzaro, 22, was riding his 2012 Suzuki motorcycle on the 300 block of Douglas Drive north of El Camino Real at around 8 a.m. Thursday. Ezequiel Cazares…
  • Sep 2

    Riverside County Sheriff Helicopter Crash Injures Two Men

    Riverside County Sheriff Helicopter Crash Injures Two Men
    Two men were injured when a sheriff’s helicopter crashed at Hemet-Ryan Airport. The Riverside County sheriff’s helicopter crashed last Thursday, largely destroying the aircraft and injuring the two-person crew. The accident took…
  • Aug 29

    Labor Day Travel Increases Risk of Injurie

    Labor Day Travel Increases Risk of Injurie
    The amount of people traveling usually increases over holidays, as many Americans head to other cities or states to visit family or friends. Travel is especially popular over long holiday weekends, such as Memorial or Labor Day. More…
Rank this Week: 124

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers personal injury lawsuits, settlements and news. By Estey & Bomberger.

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    New NHTSA Website Provides Consumers with Vehicle Recall Information

    New NHTSA Website Provides Consumers with Vehicle Recall Information
    A new, free online search tool allows consumers an easy way to see if a vehicle has been directly impacted by a recall, the U.S. Department of Transportation has announced. Car buyers, owners and even renters can visit safercar.gov/vinlookup…
  • Aug 28

    Woman Killed in Bus Accident at Burning Man Festival

    Woman Killed in Bus Accident at Burning Man Festival
    NEVADA – A woman was tragically killed shortly after midnight Thursday morning at the Burning Man festival, multiple news outlets reported. The victim died after falling under a bus carrying participants.  The fatal incident…
  • Aug 27

    Hyundai Agrees to $17 Million Fine for Delayed Recall

    Hyundai Agrees to $17 Million Fine for Delayed Recall
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said earlier this month that Hyundai Motor Company agreed to pay a $17.35 million fine for delaying the recall of 43,500 vehicles. The fine is the maximum allowed by law at the time…
Rank this Week: 84

Southern California Bankruptcy Law…

Southern California Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, mortgage modification and short sales. By Nick Gebelt.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawblog.com
  • Sep 2

    Bankruptcy Discharge Of Workers Compensation Premium Debt

    Bankruptcy Discharge Of Workers Compensation Premium Debt
      A fellow bankruptcy attorney recently posed an interesting question regarding the dischargeability of an obligation to pay workers compensation insurance premiums.  Here is the exchange I had with him: Question: Is money owed to…
  • Aug 7

    Telephone pole ads to repair your credit: are they legitimate?

    Telephone pole ads to repair your credit: are they legitimate?
    I’d like to mention something I see around Southern California that may show up in other parts of the country:  Ads on telephone poles promising to repair your credit in two weeks.  Are these ads legitimate?  The answer…
  • Aug 5

    Post-Bankruptcy Credit Report

    Post-Bankruptcy Credit Report
    Many of my clients express concern over their ability to obtain credit and take out loans after they have gone through a bankruptcy.  I have written in great detail about the topic, and included tips on rebuilding credit after…
Rank this Week: 3701

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/
  • Sep 2

    "Justice H. Walter Croskey dies at 80"

    "Justice H. Walter Croskey dies at 80"
    That's the story in today's DJ, noting that Justice Croskey of 2/3 died on Friday at age 80.The MetNews has Court of Appeal Justice Walter Croskey Dies at 81:"Court Clerk/Administrator Joseph Lane said Croskey had been hospitalized for…
  • Sep 2

    DJ profiles Justice Gomes, and more...

    DJ profiles Justice Gomes, and more...
    Today's DJ profiles 5th DCA Justice Gene Gomes. "Gomes thinks of himself as a progressive. He disapproves of capital punishment and decried the overcharging of criminal defendants, which he attributed to the proliferation of automated systems…
  • Aug 29

    "Death of Justice H. Walter Croskey"?

    "Death of Justice H. Walter Croskey"?
    The MetNews is apparently soliciting words of tribute for an obituary for Justice Croskey...Div. 3 had been issuing opinions with a footnote reading: "Due to the unavailability of the third member of the panel which was assigned to hear this…
Rank this Week: 223

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/
  • Sep 2

    FTC v. Grant Connect (9th Cir. - Aug. 15, 2014)

    FTC v. Grant Connect (9th Cir. - Aug. 15, 2014)
    It takes real guts -- or stupidity -- to be a huge scammer and yet to file an appeal claiming that the FTC isn't allowed to make sure you don't scam additional people in the future.  But Kyle Kimoto gives it a shot.Read what this…
  • Sep 2

    Levitt v. Yelp! (9th Cir. - Sept. 2, 2014)

    Levitt v. Yelp! (9th Cir. - Sept. 2, 2014)
    It's perfectly legal for Yelp! to highlight (and repost) negative reviews of businesses and reduce their star ratings if these businesses refuse to buy advertising on Yelp!So holds the Ninth Circuit.
  • Sep 1

    U.S. v. Stewart (9th Cir. - July 31, 2014)

    U.S. v. Stewart (9th Cir. - July 31, 2014)
    You'd normally think that the fact that your drug dealer is trying to rip you off increases his moral culpability rather than decreases it.  He's not only a drug dealer, but a thief.But that's not the way the sentencing guidelines work.…
Rank this Week: 91

Professional Legal Coaching

Professional Legal Coaching

By Eleanor Southers.

http://www.professionallegalcoaching.com/
  • Sep 2

    MORE ABOUT KINDNESS

    MORE ABOUT KINDNESS
    Hope you had a great holiday…..now back to school for the kids and down to a long haul until Thanksgiving for the rest of us. Have you thought about Kindness?  I would encourage you to not only think about it but start integrating…
  • Aug 25

    IS “KINDNESS” A BAD WORD IN THE LAW?

    IS “KINDNESS” A BAD WORD IN THE LAW?
    I was thinking about kindness as I read over civility rules for lawyers.  Why in the world do we need “civility rules” on top of all the other rules that we who have or are practicing law have dealt with during our…
  • Aug 20

    JUST FOR FUN

    JUST FOR FUN
    I WANT TO GIVE YOU A PRESENT ON MY BIRTHDAY.  THIS IS ONE OF THE FUNNIEST THINGS I HAVE SEEN ON “YOU TUBE”.
Rank this Week: 1910

Hart, King & Coldren Blog

Hart, King & Coldren Blog

Covers California real estate law.

http://www.hkclaw.com/topic/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Effective Use of Workplace Violence Petitions in Your Community

    Effective Use of Workplace Violence Petitions in Your Community
    This article by Patrick Bruso originally appeared in the September 2014 issue of The Journal. Posted with Permission Manufactured Home Communities (MHC) are typically very nice communities in which to live and work. Everyone gets along and…
  • Aug 27

    Earthquakes & Other Disasters: Are You Prepared?

    Earthquakes & Other Disasters: Are You Prepared?
    As reported by major media outlets, a 6.0 earthquake hit Northern California this past Sunday morning. As a result of this unpredictable disaster, some mobilehomes in a Napa area mobilehome park were knocked off their foundations and suffered…
  • Aug 25

    October 29Breakfast Briefing

    October 29Breakfast Briefing
    2014 Legal Briefing for Manufactured Housing Communities Please join us for a discussion on practical and efficient ways to run your park/community. Please RSVP by: October 22, 2014 Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Time: 8:30 – 9 am…
Rank this Week: 1900

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Sep 2

    State Agencies Conduct Statewide Underground Economy Sweep

    State Agencies Conduct Statewide Underground Economy Sweep
    Last week, the California Department of Insurance led enforcement teams from five state agencies and several county district attorneys on a statewide sweep of more than 50 businesses in a variety of industries, such as construction, hotels,…
  • Aug 29

    Contractor Liability ‘Job Killer’ Bill Goes to Governor​​​​​​

    Contractor Liability ‘Job Killer’ Bill Goes to Governor​​​​​​
    ​A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bill that forces one company to ensure the wage-and-hour obligations of another passed the Legislature and is on its way to the governor’s desk. AB…
  • Aug 28

    Employer-Friendly Ruling in Sexual Harassment and Franchisor Liability Case

    Employer-Friendly Ruling in Sexual Harassment and Franchisor Liability Case
    Today, the California Supreme Court ruled that a franchisor can’t be held vicariously liable for unlawful conduct committed by a franchisee’s employee, where the franchisor exercises no control over the franchisee’s relevant…
Rank this Week: 4166

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Sep 2

    New Sick Pay Law Enough to Make California Employers Nauseou

    New Sick Pay Law Enough to Make California Employers Nauseou
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLP By Kristina Launey and Christie Jackson On August 30, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the “Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014,” which requires employers to provide…
  • Aug 28

    Spotlight on San Francisco: New Proposals To Benefit Part-Time and Minimum-Wage Employee

    Spotlight on San Francisco: New Proposals To Benefit Part-Time and Minimum-Wage Employee
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLP By Daniel Kim and Michele Haydel Gehrke Two proposed San Francisco ordinances could mean more hours and more money for San Francisco’s part-time and minimum-wage employees. San Francisco Supervisor Eric…
  • Aug 20

    Vacation: No Pay for My Time Off? Exploring the Nuances of Unlimited or No Paid Time Policie

    Vacation: No Pay for My Time Off? Exploring the Nuances of Unlimited or No Paid Time Policie
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLP By Jonathan L. Brophy Employees are often shocked to learn that employers are not required to provide paid vacations. But it’s true. Legal guarantees of paid leave abound in other advanced economies, but…
Rank this Week: 2092

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/
  • Sep 2

    The Sound and Fury Over California SB 610

    The Sound and Fury Over California SB 610
    After months of debate, California SB 610, intended to protect the rights of franchise owners, sits on the governor’s desk, awaiting signature. The editorial board of The Los Angeles Times has urged the governor to veto it, describing…
  • Aug 28

    If You’re Serious About Hiring Women Software Engineers……

    If You’re Serious About Hiring Women Software Engineers……
    Go where the women are, silly. The tech sector is notoriously awful at attracting and promoting women. There would be no point in spilling much more ink on that, but the truth is that the situation has gotten worse over the past 30 years in…
  • Aug 26

    Promoting Your Business Through Mobile Game

    Promoting Your Business Through Mobile Game
    It’s time to play. Now what could possibly be wrong with that? The traditional methods of promoting a business with sweepstakes, contests and giveaways are a little difficult to adapt to online commerce, at least from the legal…
Rank this Week: 1940

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

Covers issues that affect California employers. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
Rank this Week: 2158

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Sep 2

    Supreme Court Cases and Bananas – Both Can Come in Bunche

    Supreme Court Cases and Bananas – Both Can Come in Bunche
    Sometimes an “issue du jour” generates a number of intermediate appellate opinions before guidance is provided by the California Supreme Court.  That has been the situation with issues concerning the enforceability of…
  • Sep 1

    Judicial Lawmaking, Public Policy, and the California Supreme Court

    Judicial Lawmaking, Public Policy, and the California Supreme Court
    Evan Richard Youngstrom, a student at the University of San Diego School of Law, has posted this abstract for a paper to appear in California Legal History, the annual journal of the California Supreme Court Historical Society…
  • Sep 1

    Summary of August 27, 2014, conference report for civil case

    Summary of August 27, 2014, conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the court’s conference on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.  The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has…
Rank this Week: 964

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 3651

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/
  • Sep 2

    My Child is 18 - Why Do I Have to Pay Child Support?

    My Child is 18 - Why Do I Have to Pay Child Support?
    In California child support cases, the parties may be surprised to learn that a parent's duty to financially support his or her child may continue after the child becomes a legal adult at the age of eighteen (18). This idea is often…
  • Aug 25

    Divorce Across the US: Do Some States Pose More Obstacles than Others?

    Divorce Across the US: Do Some States Pose More Obstacles than Others?
    There are a plethora of differences between one state's divorce laws and another state's. Whether one state is better for your divorce versus another is typically a subjective opinion based on whether your specific situation would benefit…
  • Aug 19

    When Is My Support Payment Due?

    When Is My Support Payment Due?
    One of the first hurdles to overcome in the beginning of any contentious divorce case is to determine how much support is owed from one spouse to another, if any. Many times, a dispute over the proper support amount lands the parties in…
Rank this Week: 3193

Insurance Litigation & Regulatory…

Insurance Litigation & Regulatory Law Blog

Covers case law, regulation and legislation affecting the insurance industry. By Barger & Wollen LLP.

http://www.insurancelitigationregulatorylaw.com
  • Sep 2

    Barger & Wolen and Hinshaw & Culbertson Announce Merger

    Barger & Wolen and Hinshaw & Culbertson Announce Merger
    Combined Firms Create Powerhouse Insurance Practice with 120 Attorneys Dedicated to Serving the Insurance Industry    Chicago and Los Angeles — September 2, 2014 — Barger & Wolen and Hinshaw & Culberston, a…
  • Jul 21

    Esquenazi decision interprets the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

    Esquenazi decision interprets the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
    By David McMahon and Robert G. Levy Companies doing business internationally no doubt have heard about the rise in claims brought by government agencies against companies and individuals under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Our…
  • Jul 7

    California Insurers Asked to Submit Diversity Information About Boards of Director

    California Insurers Asked to Submit Diversity Information About Boards of Director
    by Robert Hogeboom & Samuel Sorich The California Department of Insurance (“CDI”) has issued a notification to insurers with 2013 written premiums of $100 million or more in California to complete and submit the CDI’s…
Rank this Week: 3744

Givner & Kaye Blog

Givner & Kaye Blog

Covers estate and tax planning.

http://www.givnerkaye.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2844

California Construction Law Blog

California Construction Law Blog

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

http://calconstructionlawblog.com
  • Sep 2

    The “Program Accessibility” Exception for Public Entities Under the ADA

    The “Program Accessibility” Exception for Public Entities Under the ADA
    Public owners, as well as private owners and tenants of commercial and retail properties, are at risk of lawsuits brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act…
  • Aug 25

    The Future of Rail 2050

    The Future of Rail 2050
    California’s High-Speed Rail project is . . . well . . . very California. Mix some forward, independent thinking (it was first proposed by then (and now)…
  • Aug 18

    Being a Contractor Just Got a Lot Scarier

    Being a Contractor Just Got a Lot Scarier
    If you’re lucky enough to live and work in California you have a lot to be thankful for.  Temperate weather, beautiful beaches, rugged mountains and attractions…
Rank this Week: 2020

Life, Health and Disability…

Life, Health and Disability Insurance Law Blog

Covers ERISA and non-ERISA issues on disability, life and health insurance law. By Barger & Wolen.

http://www.lifehealthdisabilityinsurancelaw.com/
  • Sep 2

    Barger & Wolen and Hinshaw & Culbertson Announce Merger

    Barger & Wolen and Hinshaw & Culbertson Announce Merger
    Combined Firms Create Powerhouse Insurance Practice with 120 Attorneys Dedicated to Serving the Insurance Industry    Chicago and Los Angeles — September 2, 2014 — Barger & Wolen and Hinshaw & Culberston, a…
  • Aug 25

    Burden of Proof: The "What Changed?" Argument from "A Medley of Interesting Disability Cases"

    Burden of Proof: The "What Changed?" Argument from "A Medley of Interesting Disability Cases"
    Hegger v. Unum Life Ins. Co. of America, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28587 (N.D. Cal. 2013) Facts and holding: Plaintiff Tami Hegger (“Hegger”) was employed as a medical device sales representative until she left work in December…
  • Aug 20

    A Medley of Interesting Disability Cases: Reviewing 2013 Case

    A Medley of Interesting Disability Cases: Reviewing 2013 Case
    Another year has passed, and what better way to celebrate than by taking a look at the various interesting disability cases that have been issued during that time. This year they are collected in the Medley. In this booklet I have summarized…
Rank this Week: 4849

Northern California Center for…

Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law

Covers estate planning.

http://www.norcalplanners.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Estate Planning When You’ve Been Diagnosed With a Terminal Illne

    Estate Planning When You’ve Been Diagnosed With a Terminal Illne
    Sometimes, people come to an estate planning attorney after having been recently diagnosed with a terminal illness. Such situations force people to consider issues many have never considered before, such as inheritance choices and medical…
  • Sep 1

    Making Your Own Funeral Arrangement

    Making Your Own Funeral Arrangement
    You can relieve a great burden from your loved ones’ shoulders by making your own funeral arrangements or by jotting down your wishes and chatting with your family
  • Aug 27

    Wills and Trusts in California: They Work Hand in Hand

    Wills and Trusts in California: They Work Hand in Hand
    One of the more popular misconceptions about estate planning is that if you create the right tool, such as a revocable living trust, you don’t need to create other tools. While having any kind of estate planning tool in place is good,…
Rank this Week: 2647

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: 599

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Covers bankruptcy, debt collection, and foreclosures. By Christine Wilton.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawmonitor.com
  • Sep 2

    Ninth Circuit Appellate Panel Overturns the BAP; Approves Wells Fargo Freeze Policy

    Ninth Circuit Appellate Panel Overturns the BAP; Approves Wells Fargo Freeze Policy
    We have been following the Mwangi case since 2010 when we first heard of Wells Fargo placing a “temporary administrative pledge,” known as a “freeze” on a debtor’s bank account after it discovered that they had…
  • Aug 18

    When Life Gives You Lemons: OC Edition

    When Life Gives You Lemons: OC Edition
    From religion to politics; housing, transportation and food, the epic failures of the economic recession have delivered some real big lemons to the OC [Orange County]. No sector of the economy was left untouched and so many lives have been…
  • Aug 11

    A Medical Bankruptcy May Soon Discharge Student Loan

    A Medical Bankruptcy May Soon Discharge Student Loan
    Cited as the Medical Bankruptcy Fairness Act of 2014, S.2471 is a Bill recently introduced in the Senate, June 12, 2014. The proposed Bill would Amend the Bankruptcy Code to include definitions for a “medically distressed debtor”…
Rank this Week: 1085

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/
  • Sep 2

    Stop Whining, Do Something

    Stop Whining, Do Something
    The Labor Day holiday weekend gave me a couple extra days to think and write - excuse the length of this entry.My post, "The Word Didn't Get There," generated a lot of commentary. Some agreed with the post, and some disagreed.Several said I…
  • Aug 28

    Pain, MRIs and Disability

    Pain, MRIs and Disability
    Another study sponsored by Liberty Mutual concludes that early magnetic resonance imaging for diagnosis of back pain leads to higher costs and poorer outcomes.The study, published in the August issue of the medical journal Spine, showed that…
  • Aug 27

    Drug Testing En Masse Risky

    Drug Testing En Masse Risky
    A federal appellate court gave a pyric victory to an employer in Tennessee, remanding a case back to the trial level because the reasons for mass drug testing of its workforce might have a reasonable basis and not be violative of the…
Rank this Week: 3898

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/
  • Sep 2

    Why The Brouhaha Over “Gadfly”?

    Why The Brouhaha Over “Gadfly”?
    University of California – Berkeley law school Professor Steven Davidoff Solomon started a contretemps amongst corporate governance mavens when he published this piece in The New York Times DealBook.  Broc Romanek,…
  • Aug 29

    I Just Don’t Understand Labor Day

    I Just Don’t Understand Labor Day
    I just don’t understand Labor Day.  To be more specific, I don’t understand the holiday’s name.  “Labor” is derived from the Latin word meaning work or toil.  Etymologically speaking, therefore,…
  • Aug 28

    Why Keeping Corporate Lawyers Quiet Is Good For Us All

    Why Keeping Corporate Lawyers Quiet Is Good For Us All
    In a recent post in The New York Times DealBook, Berkeley Law School Professor Steven Davidoff Solomon argues that keeping corporate lawyers silent “can shelter wrongdoing”.  I completely agree that the…
Rank this Week: 465

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Sep 2

    Will I Be Drug or Alcohol Tested in Court in California

    Will I Be Drug or Alcohol Tested in Court in California
    Walking into a criminal courtroom is intimidating for just about anyone. Whether you are the defendant in a pending criminal case or you have already been convicted and are returning for a post-conviction hearing, just walking into the…
  • Aug 31

    Free Report: California Theft Crimes – Understanding the Offenses and Penaltie

    Free Report: California Theft Crimes – Understanding the Offenses and Penaltie
    Understanding the various theft offenses and the corresponding penalties is important if you have been charged with one. Topics covered in this report include: Defining Theft Petty Theft vs.  Grand Theft Other Theft Crimes Penalties for…
  • Aug 29

    Free Report: Dismissing a Criminal Conviction in California

    Free Report: Dismissing a Criminal Conviction in California
    Only experienced California criminal defense attorney can review the facts of your case and provide you with advice about your eligibility; however, a basic understanding of the criteria for dismissal and the procedures involved may be…
Rank this Week: 3238

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/
  • Sep 2

    California's New $200 Million Stem Cell Spark

    California's New $200 Million Stem Cell Spark
    Directors of the $3 billion California stem cell agency this month will attempt to supercharge some of their major research programs and push stem cell therapies more rapidly into the marketplace and the clinic. Sir John BellAcademy of…
  • Aug 28

    Asterias Stock Price Jumps Nearly 13 Percent Today Following hESC Therapy New

    Asterias Stock Price Jumps Nearly 13 Percent Today Following hESC Therapy New
    The California stem cell agency and Asterias Biotherapeuticstoday picked up a modicum of news coverage in connection with an advance on a spinal injury therapy that was once hailed as historic. The news about the Menlo Park, Ca., firm’s…
  • Aug 27

    California's Stem Cell Trial for Spinal Cord Injury Moves Forward

    California's Stem Cell Trial for Spinal Cord Injury Moves Forward
    A California firm, backed by $14.3 million in state cash, today announced that it has received a federal go-ahead to advance its clinical trial involving a human embryonic (hESC) therapy for cervical spinal cord injury. Asterias…
Rank this Week: 1068

Law Office of Roy W. Litherland…

Law Office of Roy W. Litherland Blog

Covers estate planning, probate and living trusts.

http://www.attorneyoffice.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Is Incapacity Planning Really Important?

    Is Incapacity Planning Really Important?
    People sometimes overlook incapacity planning because they feel as though it is not really important. They know that some elders become unable to make their own decisions, but they take the “this will never happen to me” approach.…
  • Aug 26

    How Does Medicaid/Medi-Cal Apply to Married Couples?

    How Does Medicaid/Medi-Cal Apply to Married Couples?
    Medicaid is a jointly administered federal/state government health insurance program. It is designed as a safety net that provides health care insurance for people who can demonstrate significant financial need. In the state of California,…
  • Aug 21

    What Is a Letter of Final Instruction?

    What Is a Letter of Final Instruction?
    Estate planning is going to involve the execution of legally binding documents. In some of these documents you are communicating your wishes regarding the transfer of your assets. Communication is the operative word here. When you plan your…
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The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
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Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

http://www.lawbabcock.com/blog
  • Sep 1

    Who is eligible for the federal drug and narcotic sentence reductions?

    Who is eligible for the federal drug and narcotic sentence reductions?
    Approximately 46,000 inmates, those inmates convicted of federal drug offenses and who are scheduled to still be in jail until November are eligible for a sentencing reduction.  The reductions may be as much as  24 months for…
  • Sep 1

    Will I automatically have my federal drug sentence reduced?

    Will I automatically have my federal drug sentence reduced?
    On November 1, 2014 the most comprehensive sentence reductions for federal drug offenses are scheduled to go into effect if not repealed by Congress.  The United States Sentencing Commission has made it clear that the defendant must…
  • Aug 28

    ¡Muchas sentencias federales de drogas pueden ser reducidas con hasta dos años!

    ¡Muchas sentencias federales de drogas pueden ser reducidas con hasta dos años!
      La Comisión de Sentencias de Estados Unidos ha propuesto cambios en las pautas federales de sentencias que permitirán a muchas personas que están en la cárcel  reducir sus condenas. La comisión…
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California Injury Lawyers Blog

California Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers California injury law. By Blady Weinreb Law Group LLP.

http://www.californiainjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Man sues PA. Hotel after Slipping in Shower

    Man sues PA. Hotel after Slipping in Shower
    A New Jersey man says that the owners, licensors, and operators of a Cumberland County, PA hotel are liable for the conditions that led to his slip in one of the hotel's showers and subsequent head injury, according to a personal injury…
  • Aug 20

    You Thought Your Move was Bad.....

    You Thought Your Move was Bad.....
    A moving company is being sued by a couple who alleges that they caused more than $72,000 worth of damage to their belongings during a move. As reported by The Louisiana Record, James and Kimberly Mathes Shepack filed suit against College…
  • Aug 5

    Medical Center sued for dropping patient

    Medical Center sued for dropping patient
    As reported in The Louisiana Record, a local hospital is being sued for allegedly dropping a patent from a surgical table. Wallace Walker, individually and as a representative of the estate of Johnnie Mae Booker, filed suit against Ochsner…
Rank this Week: 2684

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

By the Law Offices of Sanford I. Millar.

http://www.taxattorneycalifornia.net/tax-blog/
  • Sep 1

    Don’t Stop Corporate Inversion

    Don’t Stop Corporate Inversion
    If you want to see specific stocks take a hit then stop corporate inversions. Corporate inversions are the relocation of a U.S. company’s corporate domicile, (its formal headquarters) to a lower tax jurisdiction. Inversions are a form…
  • Aug 24

    What Does a Fiduciary Do When Advised of an Offshore Account?

    What Does a Fiduciary Do When Advised of an Offshore Account?
    On June 18, 2014 the IRS announced changes to the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP). The changes include the following: “The changes announced today also make important modifications to the OVDP. The changes include:…
  • Aug 17

    Forget About Hiding Money Offshore!

    Forget About Hiding Money Offshore!
    On July 21, 2014 the OECD released the full version of a new global standard for the exchange of financial information in tax matters “OECD\Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters” The new…
Rank this Week: 3119

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense and DUI defense law. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey Vallens APC.

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • Sep 1

    What Happens After You Get Arrested?

    What Happens After You Get Arrested?
    What Happens After You Get Arrested? This weekend was the Budweiser Made in America Music Festival in downtown Los Angeles. Between Saturday and Sunday there were about 60 people either arrested or given a ticket to appear in court. What…
  • Aug 6

    One-Eyed Gang member Arrested for Panorama City Double Murder

    One-Eyed Gang member Arrested for Panorama City Double Murder
    A one-eyed gang member whose street name is "Winky" was arrested yesterday after authorities linked him to a double murder in Panorama City, California. Police say Winky, or Angel Santana, and another suspect who is still at large, shot three…
  • Aug 6

    Do Good DUI Lawyers Take Payment Plans?

    Do Good DUI Lawyers Take Payment Plans?
    Do Good DUI Attorneys Take Payment Plans? Lots of lawyers take payment plans. I often joke about one lawyer who I still see in the Metropolitan traffic court who has bright orange stickers on his client files that say: "Payment Plan" in bold…
Rank this Week: 3214

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Yahoo Fighting Sexual Harassment Allegation

    Yahoo Fighting Sexual Harassment Allegation
    Yahoo, based in the San Francisco area, is currently in a heated battle over allegations of sexual harassment. In many sexual harassment cases, the company will quietly settle the charges in order to avoid bad publicity, but in this case both…
  • Aug 28

    Pregnancy Discrimination Claims Hit Lower-Wage Workers the Most

    Pregnancy Discrimination Claims Hit Lower-Wage Workers the Most
    A recent study released by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission shows that pregnancy discrimination affects almost every industry and every part of the country. Attorneys for the EEOC say that pregnancy discrimination is one of the…
  • Aug 25

    Family of Patient Found Dead in Hospital’s Stairwell To Sue the City

    Family of Patient Found Dead in Hospital’s Stairwell To Sue the City
    The family of a woman who was found dead in a stairwell at San Francisco General Hospital, a city-run hospital, has filed a claim against the city for damages of over $25,000. Because the family is suing a government entity, a claim must be…
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Michigan Consumer Credit Lawyers…

Michigan Consumer Credit Lawyers Blog

Covers debt collection, credit reports, and foreclosure defense.

http://www.micreditlawyer.com/blog/
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Sacramento Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Sacramento Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers commercial leasing and creditor's rights. By the Law Office of Kristina M. Reed.

http://www.sacramentorealestatelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Texas and California Go Head to Head Over Businesse

    Texas and California Go Head to Head Over Businesse
    Every state wants to attract businesses. Whether it is an existing business, or a brand new startup, politicians are always courting business people to move to their jurisdiction. While there are usually many states (or cities within states)…
  • Aug 22

    Tips for Start-ups Trying to Get Investor

    Tips for Start-ups Trying to Get Investor
    Starting a new business requires a substantial investment of both time and financial resources. While some entrepreneurs have enough financial resources to do this on their own, most new business people need to seek out others who are willing…
  • Aug 15

    Online Security and Small Businesse

    Online Security and Small Businesse
    In some ways, the internet has made the world a lot easier for new small businesses. Ordering your own supplies, allowing customers to place orders or make reservations, advertising your goods and services, payroll, and taxes all take on a…
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San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Hardly a Victim-less Crime: The Victims of Health Care Fraud

    Hardly a Victim-less Crime: The Victims of Health Care Fraud
    Why health care fraud? We’re asked this a lot. Much of our practice involves representing the wrongfully injured causing some to peg us as a victims’ law firm. That is a label that we are proud to say fits much of our practice.…
  • Aug 29

    Concussions and Other Head Injuries in Youth Soccer

    Concussions and Other Head Injuries in Youth Soccer
    Earlier this summer, sports lovers in America joined those across the globe in watching (and cheering for) a game loved the world over – soccer. While long-popular in other countries, Americans have been slow to embrace soccer, but the…
  • Aug 28

    Allegations Against Doctor, if Confirmed, Suggest Brazen Medicare Fraud

    Allegations Against Doctor, if Confirmed, Suggest Brazen Medicare Fraud
    As we have detailed on these pages, the scope and brazenness of Medicare fraud is truly breathtaking. The federal government is having trouble keeping up with all the schemes, and some of them are quite blatant indeed. But San Francisco qui…
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Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Cover California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Pamela Anderson calls off Divorce

    Pamela Anderson calls off Divorce
    Pamela Anderson is dismissing her Divorce Petition against Rick Salomon. If the divorce had gone through completion, it would have been the 47-year-old's second split with Salomon, 46, whom she wed for a second time Jan. 9. Their two-month…
  • Aug 20

    7 Top Worst States to get a Divorce

    7 Top Worst States to get a Divorce
    Divorce can take an emotional toll on a family, but the filing and legal process can add another headache in these seven states. Divorce attorney Bruce Provda said these seven states have among the most expensive filing fees and extensive…
  • Aug 18

    David Duchovny and Tea Leoni finalize Divorce

    David Duchovny and Tea Leoni finalize Divorce
    The Marriage is finally over for David Duchovny and Tea Leoni. The "Californication" star and "Deep Impact" actress have divorced, according to several reports. Duchovny, 54, is said to have filed for divorce back in June, and the New…
Rank this Week: 157

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Word of the Month for September 2014

    Word of the Month for September 2014
    On August 25, I saw my beautiful 5-year old daughter off to school.  She enters kindergarten this year in the Spanish/English immersion program.  So proud of her, I am.  If she only uses half of the words she learned from Dora…
  • Aug 29

    Who are you trying to kid?!

    Who are you trying to kid?!
    So, I'm reading yesterday's Press Enterprise (Thursday, August 28, 2014) and I see the front page top headline: 3 plead not guilty in police shootout.  Apparently, a rookie officer was driving down a neighborhood in San Bernardino,…
  • Aug 24

    Going down

    Going down
    I see it almost everyday.  People coming into the law library DESPERATE for legal help. They're so desperate that they'll listen to anyone who wears a tie or gives them the time of day.  Take, for instance, the guy who was here the…
Rank this Week: 3768

California Trust, Estate & Probate…

California Trust, Estate & Probate Litigation

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

http://www.californiatrustestateandprobatelitigation.com
  • Sep 1

    Hello San Francisco Bay Area: Our Newest Office Opens in the Heart of Silicon Valley

    Hello San Francisco Bay Area: Our Newest Office Opens in the Heart of Silicon Valley
    Hey San Francisco Bay Area…here we come.  We are getting flowers in our hair and ready to fight hard for clients on Trust and Will litigation issues in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here is the text of our recent news release…
  • Aug 29

    Money, family, love, and Wills: Where does it all end for Anna Nicole Smith’s Estate?

    Money, family, love, and Wills: Where does it all end for Anna Nicole Smith’s Estate?
    Forbes.com reported recently Anna Nicole Smith’s Will contest case may be over…or maybe not so fast.  This mess of a case started nearly 19 years ago after the death of J. Howard Marshall. A Good Old-Fashioned Will Contest…
  • Aug 27

    Trustee Exculpation: Letting a California Trustee Off the Hook

    Trustee Exculpation: Letting a California Trustee Off the Hook
    In California, a Settlor can limit the liability of a Trustee by including Trust provisions that make the Trustee liable only in the event he acts recklessly or with gross negligence.  That may not sound significant, but it can have a…
Rank this Week: 3739

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Chino Company Pays $92,000 to Settle Retaliation Claim

    Chino Company Pays $92,000 to Settle Retaliation Claim
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a retaliation lawsuit against a manufacturer based in Chino,  alleging unlawful action against two employees. According to reports, the manufacturing company agreed to pay…
  • Aug 31

    Settlement vs. Trial Verdict in Employment Dispute

    Settlement vs. Trial Verdict in Employment Dispute
    It can take months, years, even decades for an employment lawsuit to come to fruition and get resolved. There are many different reasons. In some cases, an employee will put up with misconduct or violations until they are terminated. Some…
  • Aug 29

    EEOC Files Religious Discrimination Suit Against Food Lion

    EEOC Files Religious Discrimination Suit Against Food Lion
    Title IV of the Civil Rights Act prohibits private companies from discrimination based on religious practices. While we often hear about discrimination based on race, national origin, or gender, cases less common are based on religious…
Rank this Week: 1875

Koehlerlegal

Koehlerlegal

Discusses current cases and issues in the law. By Kurt T. Koehler.

http://www.koehlerlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 31

    New York City Sugary Drink Regulation

    New York City Sugary Drink Regulation
    In September 2012 New York City's Board of Health prohibited the sale of sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces in restaurants and some other venues such as movie theaters, fast food restaurants, and cafeterias that it inspects.  Five years…
  • Jul 31

    California Probate Law - LA Clippers Sale Trial

    California Probate Law - LA Clippers Sale Trial
    A few days ago a California probate court ruled in the Donald Sterling/Shelly Sterling trust dispute concerning the pending sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve Balmer (Former Microsoft CEO) for $2 Billion.  The pending…
  • Jun 30

    Catching Up

    Catching Up
    A few months ago I wrote about software patents before the Supreme Court.  Instead of issuing a broad ruling the Court merely decided that adding a computer to an abstract idea would not be enough to make it patentable.  Abstract…
Rank this Week: 3011

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Karren Kenney.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefense.guru/
  • Aug 31

    California Three Strikes Law – Still Unfair for Some!

    California Three Strikes Law – Still Unfair for Some!
    As an experienced Orange County criminal defense attorney, I have handled numerous “three strikes” cases.  Those cases were considered “life cases” under the prior three strikes law, and included cases where the…
  • Jul 26

    The Importance of Invoking Your Right to Remain Silent

    The Importance of Invoking Your Right to Remain Silent
    As an Orange County criminal defense attorney, I am often faced with a situation where my client has voluntarily given a statement to the police, and later claims that he was never given his Miranda rights.  Although it depends on the…
  • Jul 26

    The Importance of Invoking Your Right to Remain Silent

    The Importance of Invoking Your Right to Remain Silent
    As an Orange County criminal defense attorney, I am often faced with a situation where my client has voluntarily given a statement to the police, and later claims that he was never given his Miranda rights.  Although it depends on the…
Rank this Week: 2184