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Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    The Nursing Home Abuse Continue

    The Nursing Home Abuse Continue
    I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento nursing home abuse lawyer. Many people try to take care of their parents or loved ones as they age. Unfortunately, sometimes they develop problems that can only be cared for by professionals. When the times…
  • Jan 22

    DePuy Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant

    DePuy Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant
    Hi, I’m Ed Smith. I am a metal-on-metal (MoM) hip implant lawyer. I’ve seen the ravages brought about by the DePuy hip replacement devices. Successful lawsuits have been filed, and a Texas court recently awarded a $1 billion…
  • Jan 21

    Traffic Laws for Construction Zones in California

    Traffic Laws for Construction Zones in California
    I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Auto Accident Lawyer. Most people understand that driving through construction zones is slightly more challenging than navigating the open road. For this reason, the state of California has laws that govern…
Rank this Week: 3562

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Report: Marijuana Product in California Already “Mind-Boggling”

    Report: Marijuana Product in California Already “Mind-Boggling”
    Even before California legalized the cultivation and sale of marijuana for recreational users, this state was already one of the country’s biggest producers of the drug in the country. Recently, The Orange County Register delved into…
  • Jan 21

    Recreational Marijuana Interest Fueling Real Estate Deal

    Recreational Marijuana Interest Fueling Real Estate Deal
    There was a time not very long ago that property owners were extremely wary of renting space to any type of marijuana business, for fear of running afoul of the federal government. Specifically, 18 U.S. Code Section 981 details the…
  • Jan 20

    Prohibiting Teen Access to Marijuana a Top Priority for Politicians, Pot Distributor

    Prohibiting Teen Access to Marijuana a Top Priority for Politicians, Pot Distributor
    Recreational marijuana is now legal in California. But that doesn’t mean it’s Ok for teens to use it for recreation, as there is evidence it can have negative health effects – and of course there is the risk of impaired…
Rank this Week: 4574

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 21

    What Happens to My Dog After I Die?

    What Happens to My Dog After I Die?
    Carrie Fisher, the writer and actress remembered by millions of fans as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” films, passed away in late 2016. A number of stories published after Fisher’s death mentioned her French bulldog, Gary,…
  • Jan 20

    How Should I Dispose of My House in My Estate Plan?

    How Should I Dispose of My House in My Estate Plan?
    Dealing with real estate is often the most complicated part of estate planning, particularly if you want to provide for multiple family members. Unlike cash or stocks, it can be logistically difficult to divide a house or a rental property…
  • Jan 18

    The Risks of Making Charitable Gifts Through Trust

    The Risks of Making Charitable Gifts Through Trust
    Charitable giving is a common feature of many estate plans. In many cases this takes the form of a simple gift in a person’s last will and testament, but charitable giving can also involve complex trust arrangements designed to benefit…
Rank this Week: 1305

Ledger & Associates Blog

Ledger & Associates Blog

Covers auto accidents and personal injury law.

http://www.ledgerlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 21

    How Much Is My Auto Accident Case Worth?

    How Much Is My Auto Accident Case Worth?
    Are you considering filing a personal injury lawsuit due to injuries you sustained from an auto accident that was due to the negligence of some else? If so, you most likely have a lot of questions regarding your case, but the most common…
  • Sep 19

    TESLA Autopilot Accident Death A Cause For Concern

    TESLA Autopilot Accident Death A Cause For Concern
    Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors, has long touted the safety of his luxury electric cars. Then on May 7, 2016, there was a fatal accident involving a Tesla Model S car being driven on autopilot, which crashed into a…
  • Mar 31

    Out of the Frying Pan, into the Fire

    Out of the Frying Pan, into the Fire
    It’s hard to prepare yourself for what to do in the event or in the aftermath of an accident because no one expects an accident to happen. But the truth is that many accidents occur every day and what you do or not do after a car…
Rank this Week: 3701

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Jan 21

    Five Tax Tips For Two Cent

    Five Tax Tips For Two Cent
    Tax season approaches. There’s a surprising degree of overlap between bankruptcy and tax I’ve found over three decades as a bankruptcy lawyer. Here’s my two cents on what I know about taxes.  It’s not a lot, but…
  • Jan 17

    Stupid Moves Before Seeing A Bankruptcy Lawyer

    Stupid Moves Before Seeing A Bankruptcy Lawyer
    Don’t tidy up your financial affairs before consulting a bankruptcy lawyer. You may waste money or lose bankruptcy options when you make last minute changes to your situation. You’ll have the widest set of options for a…
  • Jan 14

    Bankruptcy Alphabet: O Is For Omitted

    Bankruptcy Alphabet: O Is For Omitted
      O stands for Omitted in my Bankruptcy Alphabet.  Whether it’s creditors or assets that are omitted, omissions can create trouble in a bankruptcy filing. So, O could also stand for Oops. When creditors are missing Omitted…
Rank this Week: 1539

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/
  • Jan 20

    Product Recall Alert: Cuisinart Food Processor

    Product Recall Alert: Cuisinart Food Processor
    For any San Marcos residents who regularly use a Cuisinart food processor in the kitchen, it is extremely important to be aware of a recent product recall that could impact your family’s safety. In most households, we have come to…
  • Jan 11

    Dog Bite Injuries on the Rise in California

    Dog Bite Injuries on the Rise in California
    Residents of San Diego County should be aware that dog bite injuries have been on the rise in California this year. According to a report from CBS News, emergency department visits connected to dog bite injuries have risen by 44% over the…
  • Jan 6

    UC San Diego Research on Traumatic Brain Injurie

    UC San Diego Research on Traumatic Brain Injurie
    For quite some time now, UC San Diego has been a “widely acclaimed hub for neuroscience exploration,” according to a recent article in the San Diego Union-Tribune. The university “consistently ranks in the top tier of…
Rank this Week: 1022

Southern California Nursing Home…

Southern California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers various nursing home abuse and elder neglect issues such as signs and symptoms of neglect, and California Elder Abuse and Neglect Law. By Walton Law Firm LLP.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Chronic Nursing Home Abuse in Southern California

    Chronic Nursing Home Abuse in Southern California
    Chronic nursing home abuse that results in frequent trips to hospitals and intensive care units is a problem in San Diego County and throughout Southern California. According to a recent article in the Compton Herald, a chronic nursing home…
  • Jan 11

    Malnutrition in Carlsbad Nursing Home

    Malnutrition in Carlsbad Nursing Home
    When many of us think about nursing home abuse or neglect in Carlsbad, California, we imagine scenarios in which patients have clearly been subjected to inadequate care. Yet nursing home neglect can be much more insidious, particularly when…
  • Jan 6

    Nursing Home Neglect in San Diego and the Rise of Superbug

    Nursing Home Neglect in San Diego and the Rise of Superbug
    If your elderly loved one resides in a San Diego nursing home and requires antibiotics for a bacterial infection, can you trust that your loved one is receiving the proper medication? According to a report from Kaiser Health News,…
Rank this Week: 1301

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/
  • Jan 20

    2d DCA pro tem assignment

    2d DCA pro tem assignment
    The following are currently sitting on assignment:Judge Allan Goodman (Retired) of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting Pro-Tem in Division Two until March 31, 2017.Judge Rupa Goswami of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be…
  • Jan 20

    Goodwin Liu: In Praise of Judicial Federalism

    Goodwin Liu: In Praise of Judicial Federalism
    That's the title of an article in yesterday's Recorder here, by Justice Liu, in which he concludes:When it comes to some of the most basic constitutional guarantees, state and federal courts are engaged in a common enterprise of American…
  • Jan 19

    Justice Kennedy comes to ABTL program Feb. 9

    Justice Kennedy comes to ABTL program Feb. 9
    The Association of Business Trial Lawyers - Los Angeles Chapter presents An Evening with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on February 9 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Reception at 6, dinner & program 7 to 9 p.m.…
Rank this Week: 4579

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Jan 20

    Friday’s Five: When employers can be liable for supervisor’s conduct

    Friday’s Five: When employers can be liable for supervisor’s conduct
    Employers are strictly liable for the actions of its supervisors, managers or agents under the doctrine of respondeat superior.  Here are five key concepts employers must understand about the liability that could be created by managerial…
  • Jan 13

    Understanding joint employer liability

    Understanding joint employer liability
    Joint employer liability can arise in many different contexts, such as when using staffing agencies, management companies, or in even in the franchise context.  Companies must understand the factors a court could apply in determining if…
  • Jan 6

    Five key employment issues facing California employers in 2017

    Five key employment issues facing California employers in 2017
    I’m starting 2017 off with videos taken from my recent webinar discussing local minimum wage issues, California’s new employment laws, Los Angeles’ ban the box ordinance, the new Form I-9 required in 2017, and potential…
Rank this Week: 1006

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
  • Jan 20

    Biologics: what’s in a name? Health Canada and EMA take a different approach from FDA

    Biologics: what’s in a name? Health Canada and EMA take a different approach from FDA
    Last week the US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) provided guidance on the Nonproprietary Naming of Biological Products. Each biologic, whether originator, related product or subsequent entry (biosimilar) will now be given a…
  • Jan 20

    CMS releases Open Payments data refresh

    CMS releases Open Payments data refresh
    This week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a refresh of its Open Payments dataset, which includes new data to account for the result of disputes and other data corrections since the last refresh in June 2016.…
  • Jan 19

    The UK Government’s Brexit plan and its implications for life science

    The UK Government’s Brexit plan and its implications for life science
    On January 17, 2017, Prime Minister Theresa May delivered her much anticipated speech on the UK Government’s plan for exiting the EU. Continued membership of the EU’s single market and full membership of the customs union have…
Rank this Week: 1768

California Real Estate Lawyers…

California Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Published by Law Office of James J. Falcone

http://www.calrealestatelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2931

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    The Dangers of Household Products That Look Like Food to Children

    The Dangers of Household Products That Look Like Food to Children
    Household products have evolved a great deal in recent years. Cleaning has increasingly become about power and efficiency. The faster we can clean up a mess or finish with a chore, the better. These products also cannot entirely escape the…
  • Jan 18

    GoCar Driver Allegedly Causes an Accident in San Francisco

    GoCar Driver Allegedly Causes an Accident in San Francisco
    A driver and passenger of a rented GoCar in San Francisco were involved in a collision mid-January, according to Mission Local. The two individuals were injured after they collided with a Toyota sedan on 24th Street, throwing them from their…
  • Jan 16

    Avoid Elder Abuse by Carefully Choosing a Nursing Home

    Avoid Elder Abuse by Carefully Choosing a Nursing Home
    There may come a time when you need to admit a loved one into a nursing home. Despite your care and commitment to your spouse, parent, or other family member, you may not have the skill, experience, or time necessary to truly take care of…
Rank this Week: 2774

California Credit Law Blog

California Credit Law Blog

Covers consumer credit law. By Anderson, Ogilvie & Brewer LLC.

http://www.californiacreditlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 382

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/
  • Jan 20

    Insurance regulation opinion filing Monday

    Insurance regulation opinion filing Monday
    On Monday morning, the Supreme Court will file its opinion in Association of California Insurance Companies v. Jones, which was argued on the November calendar. The case raises these issues:  (1) Does the Unfair Insurance Practices Act…
  • Jan 19

    SOCTUS will review Supreme Court’s personal jurisdiction opinion

    SOCTUS will review Supreme Court’s personal jurisdiction opinion
    The U.S. Supreme Court today granted certiorari in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company v. Superior Court.  The high court will be reviewing a 4-3 California Supreme Court personal jurisdiction decision that held hundreds of non-California…
  • Jan 19

    Trial court has jurisdiction to consider late-filed new trial motion paper

    Trial court has jurisdiction to consider late-filed new trial motion paper
    In Kabran v. Sharp Memorial Hospital, the Supreme Court today holds that a trial court does not lose jurisdiction to consider affidavits that were filed after a statutory deadline for submitting papers in support of a new trial motion, where…
Rank this Week: 2974

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers various ERISA, disability, health, and life insurance issues. By Kantor & Kantor.

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    The pitfalls of doing your own appeal without talking to an attorney first.

    The pitfalls of doing your own appeal without talking to an attorney first.
    Why pass on free personalized advice? One of the people who contacted us this week was a woman who had her Long Term Disability benefits terminated by Standard Insurance Company after Standard had paid her those benefits for many…
  • Jan 18

    Your Insurance Claim Will Probably Be Denied!

    Your Insurance Claim Will Probably Be Denied!
    On January 13, 2017, the Los Angeles Times published a column entitled Healthcare insurance hell: If at first your claim is denied, try, try again The article describes on insured’s extreme difficulty in obtaining approval for…
  • Sep 22

    Using the Courts to Move Insurance Coverage Goals Part I

    Using the Courts to Move Insurance Coverage Goals Part I
    HOW INSURERS’ RECENT WRONGFUL RATIONING OF HARVONI DRUG TREATMENT FOR HEPATITIS C EXPOSES A LONG HISTORY OF UNREASONABLE AND HARMFUL INSURANCE COMPANY PRACTICES Written by Tim Rozelle, Esq. In July, August, October and December 2015,…
Rank this Week: 1253

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law news. By Takakjian & Sitkoff.

http://www.california-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Man Convicted Of Murder In Fatal Long Beach DUI Case

    Man Convicted Of Murder In Fatal Long Beach DUI Case
    Alvin Ray Shaw, Jr. of Hawthorne was convicted of 2nd degree murder, felony DUI, and driving on a suspended license by a jury in Long Beach Court on Wednesday a result of a fatal car accident he caused on August 1, 2015. Prosecutors…
  • Jan 19

    Common Questions About California Hit & Run Charge

    Common Questions About California Hit & Run Charge
    According to data collected in 2015 by the California Highway Patrol on hit and run collisions throughout LA County, there were almost 30,000 hit and run cases reported. Therefore, it should not be surprising that hit and defense accounts for…
  • Jan 12

    Man Pleads Not Guilty In Redondo Beach Attempted Rape

    Man Pleads Not Guilty In Redondo Beach Attempted Rape
    A man accused of an attempted rape of a 77 year old South Bay woman entered a not guilty plea at Torrance Court on Wednesday. Duncan Aaron Walton is accused of attempting to sexually assault the elderly woman at her Redondo Beach apartment…
Rank this Week: 4135

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business transactions, start-ups, and mergers. By Structure Law Group, LLP.

http://www.sanjosebusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Are the Click Through Agreements for my Business Enforceable

    Are the Click Through Agreements for my Business Enforceable
    If your company sells products or services online, the purchase process almost certainly includes a click through agreement, also known as “clickwrap,” “web-wrap,” or “click and accept” agreements. This…
  • Jan 13

    Alter Ego Liability in California

    Alter Ego Liability in California
    One of the primary benefits of incorporating your business and complying with corporate governance laws is that a corporation provides personal liability protections for its owners from the debts and liabilities of the corporation. These…
  • Jan 13

    Alter Ego Liability in California

    Alter Ego Liability in California
    One of the primary benefits of incorporating your business and complying with corporate governance laws is that a corporation provides personal liability protections for its owners from the debts and liabilities of the corporation. These…
Rank this Week: 3003

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Jan 20

    Job Killer Mandates New Leave of Absence

    Job Killer Mandates New Leave of Absence
    A more expansive version of a job killer bill vetoed last year has been reintroduced. The California Chamber of Commerce has identified SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) as a job killer bill because it will overwhelm small employers…
  • Jan 19

    Don’t Forget to Use New Form I-9

    Don’t Forget to Use New Form I-9
    This past November, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised Form I-9. Employers were given a grace period before they were required to use the new form. But that grace period expires soon! By January 22,…
  • Jan 17

    U.S. Supreme Court to Decide if Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements are Lawful

    U.S. Supreme Court to Decide if Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements are Lawful
    The United States Supreme Court has agreed to resolve a split among the federal courts regarding whether class action waivers in arbitration agreements are lawful under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) or if, instead, such waivers violate…
Rank this Week: 4009

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4206

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

Focuses on the legal issues impacting the fracking industry in response to the increasing importance of natural gas and shale, in particular, in the US energy mix. Provides commentary and analysis on all aspects of exploring and producing this abundant resource including regulatory, environmental and legislative developments. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.hydraulicfrackingblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    PA Department of Environmental Protection’s negotiating power fracked

    PA Department of Environmental Protection’s negotiating power fracked
    Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) may see new challenges in negotiating settlements with purported violators of Pennsylvania’s Clean Stream Law.  A recent Pennsylvania appellate court ruled that ongoing…
  • Dec 22

    Quarterly Legislative Activity Update: Marcellus and Utica Shale Region

    Quarterly Legislative Activity Update: Marcellus and Utica Shale Region
    Our Norton Rose Fulbright Pittsburgh-Southpointe practice tracks legislative activity that we believe may impact oil and gas development within the Marcellus and Utica shale regions (Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio). This Quarterly…
  • Nov 22

    Challenge to UK planning permission for fracking

    Challenge to UK planning permission for fracking
    Community group ‘Preston New Road Action Group’ (PNRAG) has taken further action to challenge the government’s decision to allow fracking of shale gas at a site near Little Plumpton, Lancashire (the Plumpton Site). As…
Rank this Week: 1762

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Jan 20

    Which Contract Form Should You Use?

    Which Contract Form Should You Use?
    Deciding which form to use for your agreement will depend on several factors, including who the parties are, what they want to accomplish, their level of sophistication, and the amount of time and money they’re realistically willing to…
  • Jan 18

    Chart: Compare Summary Judgment to Other Motion

    Chart: Compare Summary Judgment to Other Motion
    When considering whether to move for summary judgment or summary adjudication, always assess whether there are better procedures available for narrowing the issues or terminating the litigation. Keep the following chart handy to help you…
  • Jan 13

    Say It Early and Often

    Say It Early and Often
    The most important concept to remember in organizing your statements to the jury, whether during opening statement or closing argument, is the “rule of primacy”: Jurors tend to believe what they hear first and most frequently.…
Rank this Week: 128

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Jan 20

    Which Contract Form Should You Use?

    Which Contract Form Should You Use?
    Deciding which form to use for your agreement will depend on several factors, including who the parties are, what they want to accomplish, their level of sophistication, and the amount of time and money they’re realistically willing to…
  • Jan 18

    Chart: Compare Summary Judgment to Other Motion

    Chart: Compare Summary Judgment to Other Motion
    When considering whether to move for summary judgment or summary adjudication, always assess whether there are better procedures available for narrowing the issues or terminating the litigation. Keep the following chart handy to help you…
  • Jan 13

    Say It Early and Often

    Say It Early and Often
    The most important concept to remember in organizing your statements to the jury, whether during opening statement or closing argument, is the “rule of primacy”: Jurors tend to believe what they hear first and most frequently.…
Rank this Week: 2500

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

Follow news related to safe roads in the Bay Area, California, and nationwide. By Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis & Larsen.

http://www.gjel.com/blog
  • Jan 20

    Will Bluegogo compete for the Bay Area’s bike share market?

    Will Bluegogo compete for the Bay Area’s bike share market?
    As Bay Area Bike Share inches toward a tenfold expansion by 2018, a new Chinese bike share company, Bluegogo, may try to beat it to the streets. The post Will Bluegogo compete for the Bay Area’s bike share market? appeared first on GJEL…
  • Jan 11

    Protected intersections arrive in the Bay Area

    Protected intersections arrive in the Bay Area
    These innovative Dutch-inspired designs (amongst the first dozen built in the U.S.) seek to maintain physical separation between drivers and bicyclists through an intersection. The post Protected intersections arrive in the Bay Area appeared…
  • Jan 3

    Oakland installs buffered “parking” lanes on 20th Street

    Oakland installs buffered “parking” lanes on 20th Street
    New buffered bike lanes on 20th Street are constantly blocked by parked cars. The post Oakland installs buffered “parking” lanes on 20th Street appeared first on GJEL Attorneys.
Rank this Week: 3183

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/
  • Jan 20

    Fractions And Squeeze Out

    Fractions And Squeeze Out
    The last two posts have discussed what a corporation may do with fractions of shares.  I entitled the first of these posts “Breaking Up Is Not Hard To Do – Fractions, Scrip And Scrippage” in partial reference to the…
  • Jan 19

    I Deliver Some Round Observations About California’s Rounding Rule

    I Deliver Some Round Observations About California’s Rounding Rule
    Yesterday’s post concerned various actions that a California corporation may pursue in lieu of issuing fractional shares.  I left for today the subject of rounding.  Section 407 of the Corporations Code expressly permits…
  • Jan 18

    Breaking Up Is Not Hard To Do – Fractions, Scrip And Scrippage

    Breaking Up Is Not Hard To Do – Fractions, Scrip And Scrippage
    The California General Corporation Law explicitly authorizes a corporation to issue fractional shares.  Cal. Corp. Code § 407.  A corporation, however, is not required to do so.  Id.  In lieu of issuing fractions, a…
Rank this Week: 4702

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 1/20/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 1/20/17
    Today, Donald Trump becomes the President of the United States of America “as one of the most unpopular presidents in recent American history … pushing an agenda that most Americans don’t…
  • Jan 13

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 1/13/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 1/13/17
    The past week was marked by President Obama‘s farewell address, President-Elect Trump‘s denial and denouncement of an unsubstantiated report that said Russia had compromising information about him, Trump’s concession that…
  • Jan 11

    Two Lawline CLE Programs for Attorneys Helping California Nonprofit

    Two Lawline CLE Programs for Attorneys Helping California Nonprofit
    We are presenting two Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs for Lawline on Friday, January 13, 2016 that we hope California attorneys will find helpful in their representation of nonprofits:  Forming a California…
Rank this Week: 1077

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/
  • Jan 19

    Lubin v. Wackenhut: Decertification Order Based on Dukes Reversed by Cal. Ct. of Appeal

    Lubin v. Wackenhut: Decertification Order Based on Dukes Reversed by Cal. Ct. of Appeal
    On November 21, 2016, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District reversed the decertification of a class of over 10,000 employees. The Court of Appeal held that the trial court should examine the plaintiffs’ theory…
  • Jan 9

    Ochoa v. McDonald’s Case Settling for $3.75M

    Ochoa v. McDonald’s Case Settling for $3.75M
    McDonald’s Corporation has agreed to pay $3.75 million to settle a certified wage-and-hour class action lawsuit in Ochoa, et al. v. McDonald’s Corp., et al., No. 3:14-cv-02098-JD (ND. Cal.). See Plaintiff’s Motion for…
  • Jan 4

    Augustus v. ABM: Cal. Supreme Court Clarifies Employers’ Obligation to Provide Duty-Free Rest Break

    Augustus v. ABM: Cal. Supreme Court Clarifies Employers’ Obligation to Provide Duty-Free Rest Break
    Last month, the California Supreme Court issued Augustus, et al. v. ABM Security Services, Inc., __ Cal. 4th __, 2016 WL 7407328 (Cal. Dec. 22, 2016) (slip op. available here), a much-anticipated decision that clarified that employers may not…
Rank this Week: 3192

Mediation's Place

Mediation's Place

Explores ways to integrate mediation into the litigation process. By Joseph Markowitz.

http://www.mediate-la.com/
  • Jan 19

    Attitude

    Attitude
    Parties in conflict may face a choice among various modes of conflict resolution--litigation, arbitration, mediation, or some other formal or informal process. Attorneys are accustomed to presenting their clients with this array of options,…
  • Dec 31

    Family business dispute

    Family business dispute
    Problems that arise in running a family business sometimes manifest themselves as legal problems. That seems obvious when the company gets sued by an employee or vendor or customer, but can also occur when the other owners choose to invoke…
  • Nov 25

    Lost in translation

    Lost in translation
    How do we know whether those with whom we are dealing have hostile intentions? How do we establish communication with them? How do we develop trust? The new science fiction movie Arrival addresses these common problems in conflict…
Rank this Week: 3948

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Federal Circuit Requires Standing to Appeal PTAB’s Final Decision

    Federal Circuit Requires Standing to Appeal PTAB’s Final Decision
    Although arguably foreshadowed, some may be surprised to learn that a party with the right to challenge the validity of a patent at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) may not have the right to appeal an…
  • Jan 12

    COVERED BUSINESS METHODS PATENTS — NOT SO BROAD!

    COVERED BUSINESS METHODS PATENTS — NOT SO BROAD!
    The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has reminded the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in no uncertain terms that covered business method review has limits.  In Unwired Planet, LLC v. Google Inc., 841…
  • Jan 5

    “It’s In The Game” – Proof Issues In Software Copyright Infringement Case

    “It’s In The Game” – Proof Issues In Software Copyright Infringement Case
    A recent Ninth Circuit decision in Antonick v. Electronic Arts, Inc. (filed Nov. 22, 2016), shows some of the proof issues that a plaintiff may encounter in prosecuting claims for copyright infringement in connection with software.  A…
Rank this Week: 682

The Gomez Firm Personal Injury…

The Gomez Firm Personal Injury Blog

Covers incidents resulting in personal injury or wrongful death.

http://www.thegomezfirm.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    San Diego Car Accident Attorney Update: Dealing With Hydroplaning

    San Diego Car Accident Attorney Update: Dealing With Hydroplaning
    San Diego residents are bracing for what forecasters are calling a powerful winter storm.  This storm is expected to drop an enormous amount of precipitation all over the county.  As we all understand, this is going to make for some…
  • Jan 18

    Study: Childhood Sexual Abuse at Home Raises Risk of Human Trafficking Involvement

    Study: Childhood Sexual Abuse at Home Raises Risk of Human Trafficking Involvement
    As we’ve mentioned recently, January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month.  The children’s rights lawyers at Gomez Trial Attorneys are going to continue to work to raise awareness with regards to this terrible situation…
  • Jan 12

    A Head Injury Examined: Technology Makes Tracking Brain Trauma Possible

    A Head Injury Examined: Technology Makes Tracking Brain Trauma Possible
    Recent years have brought a lot of attention to the sport of football because of the risk of concussions, severe traumatic brain injuries, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE and other serious problems.  By now, most of us…
Rank this Week: 3415

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    The American Indian and The California Family Law Court System

    The American Indian and The California Family Law Court System
    Just recently I came upon a case where in I represented a client in a child custody dispute in Family Law Court.  Once we got to the Court for our Custody Hearing the Judge informed me and my client that since he was an American Indian…
  • Jan 19

    The American Indian and The California Family Law Court System

    The American Indian and The California Family Law Court System
    Just recently I came upon a case where in I represented a client in a child custody dispute in Family Law Court.  Once we got to the Court for our Custody Hearing the Judge informed me and my client that since he was an American Indian…
  • Jan 16

    Mediation and Divorce the nonadversarial approach to Dissolution

    Mediation and Divorce the nonadversarial approach to Dissolution
    Often people find themselves at the point in their life when they must decide to go forward with their marriage or should they terminate their relationship. One impediment they might find that might decide their decision making in going…
Rank this Week: 3978

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/
  • Jan 19

    The Right of First Refusal

    The Right of First Refusal
    The “Right of First Refusal” is a concept originating from contract law that grants the holder of the right the option to enter into a business transaction with the owner of something before the owner may enter into a transaction…
  • Jan 13

    Brad Pitt’s request to seal court records denied; what does that mean?

    Brad Pitt’s request to seal court records denied; what does that mean?
    If you have been following the Brangelina news as closely as we have, you may have heard in early December 2016 that Brad filed an emergency motion with the Los Angeles court requesting that the Court’s records relating to the parties…
  • Jan 13

    Brad Pitt’s request to seal court records denied; what does that mean?

    Brad Pitt’s request to seal court records denied; what does that mean?
    If you have been following the Brangelina news as closely as we have, you may have heard in early December 2016 that Brad filed an emergency motion with the Los Angeles court requesting that the Court’s records relating to the parties…
Rank this Week: 2954

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

Focused on legal developments in the property-casualty industry. By Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 1914

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 1882

OC Patent Lawyer

OC Patent Lawyer

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

http://ocpatentlawyer.com
  • Jan 19

    Broadest reasonable interpretation of claim terms cannot be illogical

    Broadest reasonable interpretation of claim terms cannot be illogical
    Basic facts In D’Agostino v. MasterCard International (Fed. Cir. 2017), the limits of what is the broadest reasonable interpretation of a claim limitation is explored.  In this case, if the interpretation is illogical based on the…
  • Jan 11

    Reigning back applicability of Covered Business Method Review

    Reigning back applicability of Covered Business Method Review
    The applicability of Covered Business Method Review was significantly reigned back by the Federal Circuit in Unwired Planet, LLC. v. Google Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2016).  Covered Business Method Review is a type of post grant proceeding at…
  • Dec 31

    Surviving patent invalidity attack due to written description

    Surviving patent invalidity attack due to written description
    Scriptpro LLC v. Innovation Associates, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2016) is an opinion that provides pointers on how to write a patent application based on a few of the arguments that were presented by the defendant attempting to invalidate the patent,…
Rank this Week: 4064

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/
  • Jan 19

    Safari Club Int'l v. Rudolph (9th Cir. - Jan. 18, 2017)

    Safari Club Int'l v. Rudolph (9th Cir. - Jan. 18, 2017)
    I'm generally okay with those "create a theme based on the case" type of opinions.  Not a fan of them, to be sure, but if they're done well, I'm okay with it.  I know others disagree, and think that it makes light of the litigants.…
  • Jan 18

    Chen v. LA Truck Centers (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 18, 2017)

    Chen v. LA Truck Centers (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 18, 2017)
    I took a Conflict of Laws class in law school.  Not many other people did.  It was interesting.  -Ish.  I learned some concepts that I hadn't heard of before.  Like renvoi.  Or at least the word for it.  And…
  • Jan 18

    People v. Pinon (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 17, 2017)

    People v. Pinon (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 17, 2017)
    I haven't seen an amended opinion that's this type of terse:"It is ordered that the opinion filed herein on December 15, 2016, be modified as follows:On page 14, third line of the first full paragraph, after the sentence ending “with…
Rank this Week: 174

Real Estate Mediation, Real Estate…

Real Estate Mediation, Real Estate Mediation Services

Covers mediation news. By Jim W. Hildreth.

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

    Notary Fees Increase California

    Notary Fees Increase California
    January 19 2017Notary Public Maximum Fees Effective 1/1/17 Maximum fees that can be charged by a notary public for taking a proof of deed will increase from $10 to $15. Currently, the law sets maximum fees that may be charged by a notary…
  • Jan 14

    New California Update Law Disclosures on Death

    New California Update Law Disclosures on Death
    01/14/2017Keeping you informedDisclosures Death of Occupant Rule Clarified Effective 9/25/16 The existing law concerning disclosure of death of an occupant is clarified to say that the death of an occupant, or the manner of death, occurring…
  • Jan 9

    Legal Education California

    Legal Education California
    January 09 2017As a California Real Estate Broker, a Mediator with the California Association of Realtors, itis important to complete continuing education as to the profession.This week the California Association of Realtors are…
Rank this Week: 3014

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

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

    March On -- This Is Patriotism

    March On -- This Is Patriotism
    "And so we thought it was the right time to make a campaign that’s about diversity and inclusion, about people seeing the common bonds we have, and our connections as human beings. The idea was to take back a lot of this patriotic…
  • Jan 18

    Platitudes Will Save U

    Platitudes Will Save U
    I sent President Obama a letter about a month ago.  It was the first time since I was about eight, when I wrote an impassioned letter to Santa Claus (probably asking for a new bike or a baseball glove), that I had attempted…
  • Jan 17

    Annual Hall Of Fame Rant & Hypothetical Ballot

    Annual Hall Of Fame Rant & Hypothetical Ballot
    “Voting shall be based on the player's record, playing ability, integrity, sportsmanship, character, their contributions to the team on which the player played.” -- BWAA's Hall of Fame RulesRacists and segregationists who…
Rank this Week: 3158

California Partner Departure Law

California Partner Departure Law

Covers employment litigation and dispute resolution. By O\'Rielly & Roche LLP.

http://www.partnerdeparturelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2287

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Jan 19

    Invitation: Join Us in San Francisco on January 27 for a 2017 Employment Law Update

    Invitation: Join Us in San Francisco on January 27 for a 2017 Employment Law Update
    I hope you’ll join my Fox colleagues Keith Chrestionson and Jaemin Chang and me on January 27 for the next in our series of breakfast briefings in our San Francisco office.  Our breakfast series explores various topics of interest…
  • Jan 17

    Supreme Court Justices (presumably 9 of them) Will Again Address Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Clause

    Supreme Court Justices (presumably 9 of them) Will Again Address Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Clause
    Last Friday, the US Supreme Court agreed to hear cases from the 9th,  7th, and 5th Circuits in which the courts are split on the issue whether class action waivers in employee arbitration agreements violate Section 7 of the National…
  • Jan 10

    Top 10 Trends Facing California Employers in 2017

    Top 10 Trends Facing California Employers in 2017
    A new year brings a new top 10 list! With a very Democratic state legislature that is well positioned to offset a very Republican White House, this Alert sets forth the top 10 trends I saw in my practice from 2016 that inform what…
Rank this Week: 1479

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration law issues, including green cards and visas. By The Ranchod Law Group.

http://www.ranchodlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    I612 Waiver based on Exceptional Hardship APPROVED for Client from Pakistan

    I612 Waiver based on Exceptional Hardship APPROVED for Client from Pakistan
    Filed: February 19, 2016 Approved: December 21, 2016 The Scenario Client used a j-visa for several years He married a U.S. Citizen The couple had a baby born in the U.S. Our Approach We argued that if our client were forced to comply with the…
  • Jan 7

    Donald Trump’s First 100 Days in Office » What to Expect

    Donald Trump’s First 100 Days in Office » What to Expect
    In October, Trump released an action plan detailing the changes he will make during his first 100 days in office. By listing immigration changes six separate times throughout this action plan, Trump has made it very clear that immigration…
  • Jan 7

    I-601A Waiver Approval, Illegal Entry and Illegal Presence

    I-601A Waiver Approval, Illegal Entry and Illegal Presence
    The Case: a lady illegally entered the country, had a child with and married a US Citizen Filed: July 14, 2016 Approved: December 12, 2016 Client entered illegally in the early 2000s and never left the United States. She had a child with a…
Rank this Week: 2913

California Construction Law Blog

California Construction Law Blog

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

http://calconstructionlawblog.com
Rank this Week: 2309

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/
  • Jan 19

    STAT News: California Slow on its Stem Cell Clinical Trials Over Last 10 Year

    STAT News: California Slow on its Stem Cell Clinical Trials Over Last 10 Year
    The $3 billion California stem cell agency has been "slow to move" into clinical trials, a major reason it has not yet produced a therapy that is widely available to the public, STAT reported today.In a lengthy piece on the 12-year-old…
  • Jan 18

    The 'Overstated' Stem Cell Debate: A Perspective from the California Stem Cell Agency

    The 'Overstated' Stem Cell Debate: A Perspective from the California Stem Cell Agency
    The statement came like an unpleasant dose of plain-speaking about stem cell therapies, which sometimes seem to have been hailed as a panacea for all that ails the human race. Not only that, the statment came from a Nobel Prize-winning stem…
  • Jan 18

    $16 Million Expansion of Alpha Stem Cell Clinics Planned for California

    $16 Million Expansion of Alpha Stem Cell Clinics Planned for California
    California's stem cell agency plans to expand its Alpha Clinic network this year with two more locations, including probably the first in Northern California, and financing the effort with $16 million. The proposal comes before the…
Rank this Week: 1207

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
  • Jan 19

    Small Businesses and the AODA: New Requirements as of January 1, 2017

    Small Businesses and the AODA: New Requirements as of January 1, 2017
    Over the last few years, large Ontario employers have been busy implementing changes to their practices in order to meet new accommodation requirements under the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As of January 1, 2017,…
  • Jan 19

    Class action against workplace discrimination

    Class action against workplace discrimination
    In France, employees who suffer from workplace discrimination are entitled to bring claims against their employer. Workplace discrimination is strictly prohibited and is characterized when a person is treated less favorably than another…
  • Jan 16

    Italy’s Supreme Court confirms that dismissals for redundancy to increase profits are legal

    Italy’s Supreme Court confirms that dismissals for redundancy to increase profits are legal
    In a decision dated December 7, 2016, Italy’s Supreme Court – the Corte di Cassazione – confirmed that the dismissal of an individual employee for redundancy can be legally grounded solely on business-related reasons, such…
Rank this Week: 1769

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: 2394

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Covers move away rights, obtaining or defending support applications and enforcing support orders, characterizing and dividing community property, and custody and visitation rights. By Thurman W. Arnold III.

http://www.thurmanarnold.com/Blog/Recent-Blog-Posts/RSS.xml
Rank this Week: 5014