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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/
  • Jun 28

    Woman Crashes While Texting Killing Three Children

    Woman Crashes While Texting Killing Three Children
    A motorist in Wisconsin was blamed for texting while driving before getting into a car crash, which killed her child and two other minors. County prosecutors claimed the woman was sending messages on a social media app while driving, just…
  • Jun 28

    Fun Things To Do In Corning CA

    Fun Things To Do In Corning CA
    Fun Things To Do In Corning CA Fun Things to do in Corning CA Fun Things To Do In Corning CA I'm Ed Smith, a Corning CA personal injury lawyer. California is home to many different places and things to do. A city you may not know much…
  • Jun 28

    South Sacramento Accident Log

    South Sacramento Accident Log
    South Sacramento Accident Log South Sacramento Accident Log A Man’s Best Friend Taken Too Soon I'm Ed Smith, a South Sacramento Pedestrian Injury Lawyer. On Friday, June 27, 2016, a pedestrian and a dog were next to a signal light…
Rank this Week: 3533

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: 186

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/
  • Jun 28

    People v. Olivas (Cal. Ct. App. - June 28, 2016)

    People v. Olivas (Cal. Ct. App. - June 28, 2016)
    "A jury convicted defendant Jose Rodriguez Olivas of 17 felony counts related to his continuous sexual abuse of M.M. (minor) between 1995 and 2003."Oh boy.  That's a serious offense.  I wonder how much time he's going to get in…
  • Jun 27

    People v. Becerra (Cal. Supreme Ct. - June 27, 2016)

    People v. Becerra (Cal. Supreme Ct. - June 27, 2016)
    Defendant is representing himself (with the court's permission) for a while, but then the trial court relieves him and appoints counsel, finding that the defendant has been dilatory.  The defendant then tells the court:"I haven't done…
  • Jun 27

    U.S. v. State of Washington (9th Cir. - June 27, 2016)

    U.S. v. State of Washington (9th Cir. - June 27, 2016)
    It's hard to argue with Judge Fletcher's opinion in this case.  It's an exhaustive opinion, topping out at 59 single-spaced pages.  It's exceptionally well reasoned.  And it's unanimous.You could perhaps raise some issues about…
Rank this Week: 784

Oakland Personal Injury Lawyer…

Oakland Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office Of Thomas G. Lewellyn.

http://www.oaklandpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 28

    A Tale Of Two Judges, Part II

    A Tale Of Two Judges, Part II
    This post is the second in a two part series investigating the impact of public criticism of judges on an independent judiciary.  In this post we will look at the matter of California v Brock Turner, a criminal case in which a…
  • Jun 23

    California Court Rules Bicyclists Are Subject to Reckless Driving Law

    California Court Rules Bicyclists Are Subject to Reckless Driving Law
    As a bicyclist, I frequently ride around Alameda on our beautiful trails around the San Francisco Bay.  While riding on these paths, I often encounter pedestrians sharing the trail.  As a matter of safety,  I call out…
  • Jun 20

    A Tale Of Two Judge

    A Tale Of Two Judge
    Two judges have come under national scrutiny lately, United States District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, and Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge, Aaron Persky. Judge Curiel is the judge in the Trump University Case. Judge Perksy presided over…
Rank this Week: 4505

California Accident Attorneys Blog

California Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers California injury and accident law. By Law Offices of Steven M. Sweat - A Professional Corporation.

http://www.californiaaccidentattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 28

    The Moral Dilemma for Self-Driving Car

    The Moral Dilemma for Self-Driving Car
    Is there a moral dilemma for self-driving cars?  As the time nears when autonomous cars may make a full entry into the marketplace, ethical questions regarding their programming may impact both public safety and the actual adoption by…
  • Jun 27

    Bicycle Accident Jury Verdict in California

    Bicycle Accident Jury Verdict in California
    A recent jury verdict in Santa Cruz County shows how bicycle accidents may involve more than one vehicle, and if the second driver fails to take action to avoid hitting the cyclist, the second driver may be held to be civilly liable and…
  • Jun 21

    Defective Car Seatback Injury Lawyer California

    Defective Car Seatback Injury Lawyer California
    As a defective car seatback injury lawyer in California, I have seen, first-hand, how this serious product defect can cause injury or death.  According to experts, defective seatbacks in some cars can break or collapse in major…
Rank this Week: 2369

California Elder Abuse Lawyer Blog

California Elder Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, prescription medication misuse and bedsores. By Walton Law, A.P.C.

http://www.californiaelderabuselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 28

    Nursing Home Residents Labeled as “Difficult” are Regularly Targeted for Abuse and Eviction

    Nursing Home Residents Labeled as “Difficult” are Regularly Targeted for Abuse and Eviction
    According to a recent report from the Associated Press, elderly residents of nursing homes who are considered to be challenging to care for are often targeted for eviction, and sometimes abuse. Those advocating on behalf of elderly nursing…
  • Jun 12

    Elder Neglect: Poor Nutrition in San Diego Nursing Home

    Elder Neglect: Poor Nutrition in San Diego Nursing Home
    Nursing homes in San Diego have a legal responsibility to ensure that residents are properly nourished. Nursing home staff must monitor residents during mealtime to ensure that all residents are being properly fed. Likewise, failure to…
  • Jun 12

    Elder Neglect: Poor Nutrition in San Diego Nursing Home

    Elder Neglect: Poor Nutrition in San Diego Nursing Home
    Nursing homes in San Diego have a legal responsibility to ensure that residents are properly nourished. Nursing home staff must monitor residents during mealtime to ensure that all residents are being properly fed. Likewise, failure to…
Rank this Week: 2607

CEQA Developments

CEQA Developments

Covers California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) exemptions, legislation, litigation and reform. By Miller Starr Regalia.

http://www.ceqadevelopments.com
Rank this Week: 3715

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

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

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
Rank this Week: 2132

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 28

    Transgender Man Sues in San Francisco Federal Court for Failing to Cover Sex Change Surgery

    Transgender Man Sues in San Francisco Federal Court for Failing to Cover Sex Change Surgery
    A transgender man who is trying to obtain sex reassignment surgery is suing his employer, Dignity Health, for failing to provide insurance coverage for the surgery. The man alleges that Dignity Health discriminated against him for being…
  • Jun 23

    Almost Half of Employers Discriminate Against Transgender Job Applicant

    Almost Half of Employers Discriminate Against Transgender Job Applicant
    The National LGBTQ Task Force and the District of Columbia Office of Human Rights recently released a resource guide aimed at preventing workplace discrimination against transgender individuals. The guide was released as part of LGBT week.…
  • Jun 20

    Cluster of Pedestrian Fatalities in San Francisco Bay Area Raise Concern about Safety

    Cluster of Pedestrian Fatalities in San Francisco Bay Area Raise Concern about Safety
    A number of recent pedestrian accidents in San Francisco have raised concern about the safety of San Francisco’s city streets. On June 6th, multiple pedestrians were hurt after a car accident at 17th and Potrero Avenue. A child in a…
Rank this Week: 2310

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 28

    California Court Upholds Couples’ Stipulation in Divorce Action

    California Court Upholds Couples’ Stipulation in Divorce Action
    Parties are encouraged to reach agreement on as many issues as possible in divorce cases. When the couple is able to do this, they tend to be more in control of the ultimate outcome. Furthermore, such an agreement or stipulation typically…
  • Jun 21

    California Court Reviews Definition of “Income” under State Guideline for Child Support Calculation

    California Court Reviews Definition of “Income” under State Guideline for Child Support Calculation
    The California Family Code devotes an entire section to the regulation of child support. Under the law, a parent’s first and principal obligation is to support his or her minor children according to the parent’s circumstances and…
  • Jun 14

    California Court Underscores Mandatory Guidelines in Determining Spousal Support

    California Court Underscores Mandatory Guidelines in Determining Spousal Support
    In most divorce cases, one party will seek some amount of monthly spousal support. However, it is not automatically granted to the requesting spouse. In fact, eligibility for spousal support is dictated in large part by statutory provisions.…
Rank this Week: 3267

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/
  • Jun 28

    Appellate Specialist appointed to LASC

    Appellate Specialist appointed to LASC
    Governor Brown Appoints Seven to Los Angeles County Superior CourtSACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Maria Andrea Davalos, Dean Hansell, David E. Hizami, Lisa R.…
  • Jun 28

    It's like this...

    It's like this...
    Law360: Improve Analogies For Better Legal Briefs, Paper SaysAnalogies are a critical writing device in legal briefs, given the reliance of the U.S. legal system on precedent, but most attorneys aren’t using them to their full…
  • Jun 27

    Gilbert on Verdi and Strepponi

    Gilbert on Verdi and Strepponi
    Today's DJ reports on LACBA's Outstanding Jurist Award presented to PJ Gilbert last week in LACBA installs new officers, honors Gilbert, Kuehl; Margaret Stevens takes the reins after tough year. The article does not mention how, when…
Rank this Week: 4498

California Nursing Home Abuse…

California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home neglect, quality of care, falls and abuse. By the Law Offices of Ben Yeroushalmi.

http://www.californianursinghomeabuselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 28

    Long-Term Care Staff Must Strive to Prevent Pressure Ulcer

    Long-Term Care Staff Must Strive to Prevent Pressure Ulcer
    The prevalence of chronic wounds located in the lower extremity area is high among older adults.  Not only can they be extremely deleterious and pose major health risks, they also increase socioeconomic burden because of the high…
  • Jun 28

    Long-Term Care Staff Must Strive to Prevent Pressure Ulcer

    Long-Term Care Staff Must Strive to Prevent Pressure Ulcer
    The prevalence of chronic wounds located in the lower extremity area is high among older adults.  Not only can they be extremely deleterious and pose major health risks, they also increase socioeconomic burden because of the high…
  • Jun 23

    Physical Exercise Significantly Decreases a Variety of Risk Factors in Older Adult Resident

    Physical Exercise Significantly Decreases a Variety of Risk Factors in Older Adult Resident
    It is well known that the older adult population residing in long-term care settings are highly heterogeneous, characterized by high rates of dependency in the performance of activities of daily living, multiple diseases, and…
Rank this Week: 2612

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jun 28

    California Child Support Basic

    California Child Support Basic
    Under California law, both parents are expected to financially support their child, even after a legal separation or divorce. In the event that a couple splits up or files for divorce, one of the parents will be expected to pay child…
  • Jun 20

    Establishing a Parenting Plan

    Establishing a Parenting Plan
    If you are a parent who is getting a divorce, one of the most important aspects of your divorce will be child custody, and this will be addressed in a “parenting plan.” In California, divorcing parents must create a…
  • Jun 15

    Should I Move Out of the Marital Home?

    Should I Move Out of the Marital Home?
    When people file for divorce, it’s not uncommon for them to wonder if moving out of the marital home would have any impact on their divorce proceedings. People commonly, and mistakenly believe that moving out of the marital home…
Rank this Week: 3966

Law Office of Joe Dane

Law Office of Joe Dane

Covers criminal offenses and procedure in California.

http://www.joedane.com/blog/
  • Jun 28

    Attempted murder and aggravated assault – can they charge both?

    Attempted murder and aggravated assault – can they charge both?
    Why does the District Attorney charge both attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon? Can you be charged with both crimes even though it was one event?  Yes, you can be charged with both. The prosecutor will often charge a…
  • Jun 27

    What can’t I bail them out of jail? Orange County criminal “no bail” hold

    What can’t I bail them out of jail? Orange County criminal “no bail” hold
    Questions about posting bail? Recently, I was asked why a person couldn’t be bailed out of jail.  The follow-up question was, “I thought you were innocent until proven guilty?”   You’re right – there is…
  • Sep 25

    I got caught shoplifting and got a letter to pay hundreds of dollars. Now what?

    I got caught shoplifting and got a letter to pay hundreds of dollars. Now what?
    Caught shoplifting and now you get a letter from a lawyer demanding hundreds of dollars.  Does that mean that you’re facing criminal charges?  If you pay their demand, does it stop charges from being filed?  What about if…
Rank this Week: 812

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/
  • Jun 28

    Historical Society previews its history of the Supreme Court book

    Historical Society previews its history of the Supreme Court book
    The California Supreme Court Historical Society [disclosure:  I serve on the Society’s board] just published its spring/summer newsletter.  This newsletter is devoted entirely to a preview of the Society’s comprehensive…
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court affirms one death sentence, reverses another

    Supreme Court affirms one death sentence, reverses another
    The Supreme Court today issues opinions in two direct death penalty appeals, reversing in one and affirming the other.  Both decisions are unanimous. The reversal comes in People v. Becerra.  Possibly setting a brevity record for a…
  • Jun 24

    Temporary archive of May and June oral argument live stream

    Temporary archive of May and June oral argument live stream
    The Supreme Court today announced a temporary archive of the live-streamed oral arguments from the early-May, late-May, and June calendars.  The court reports over 7,000 live views of those arguments. According to the announcement, a…
Rank this Week: 3781

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Jun 28

    Piece-Rate Employees Back Pay Election Deadline of July 1

    Piece-Rate Employees Back Pay Election Deadline of July 1
    Over the past several years, California courts have been addressing the issue of compensating piece-rate workers for non-piece-rate time, such as rest breaks or other non-productive time that is not being spent producing a product or…
  • Jun 27

    Is Smartphone Use Killing Productivity?

    Is Smartphone Use Killing Productivity?
    According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, three out of four employers believe that two or more productive work hours are lost each day because employees are distracted. What is the number one culprit, according to employers? More than half…
  • Jun 24

    CalChamber Opposition Helps Stop Job Killer Leave Mandate

    CalChamber Opposition Helps Stop Job Killer Leave Mandate
    A job killer bill that would have overwhelmed small businesses with administering a new protected leave of absence and subjected them to threats of costly litigation for any alleged violations, failed to pass the Assembly Labor and…
Rank this Week: 4057

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/
  • Jun 28

    California Stem Cell Hooha: Testy Media Exchange Triggered by Criticism of the State's Agency

    California Stem Cell Hooha: Testy Media Exchange Triggered by Criticism of the State's Agency
    A sharp exchange erupted this week on a mainstream California media site after the state's $3 billion stem cell agency was taken to task for lobbying the federal government to ease its regulation of research on stem cell therapies. The flap…
  • Jun 27

    The Case of the FDA's $330,000 Stem Cell Pig

    The Case of the FDA's $330,000 Stem Cell Pig
    Judy Roberson at podium, Bob Klein, former chairman of the California stem cell agency at left, Claire Pomeroy, formerUC Davis vice chancellor and agency director at right. UC Davis photoJudy Roberson is a registered nurse from Sacramento,…
  • Jun 24

    California's Battle for Easing Regulation of Stem Cells Attracts Global Notice

    California's Battle for Easing Regulation of Stem Cells Attracts Global Notice
    HighlightsCIRM CEO Mills mentionedFDA regulation/Regrow co-mingledA tale of dubious stem cell treatmentsCalifornia's $3 billion, 11-year-old effort to produce a stem cell therapy -- largely ignored by the mainstream media -- broke into global…
Rank this Week: 905

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/
  • Jun 28

    The Legal Considerations of Allowing Telecommuting

    The Legal Considerations of Allowing Telecommuting
    Telecommuting is growing by leaps and bounds in this day and age, and it is no wonder. There are a lot of benefits to employers for allowing employees to work from anyplace they so choose. An Overview of Telecommuting Practices As I already…
  • Jun 24

    Recent Increase in Law Firm Salaries Leads to Client Push Back, Demand For Value Billing

    Recent Increase in Law Firm Salaries Leads to Client Push Back, Demand For Value Billing
    A few weeks ago, the renowned New York law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore, one of the heaviest hitters in the legal industry, announced that it was raising the starting salaries of its associates. The June 6, 2016 announcement instituted…
  • Jun 23

    Can a Business Be Held Liable for Crimes Committed by Clients? [e272]

    Can a Business Be Held Liable for Crimes Committed by Clients? [e272]
    Nasir and Matt discuss the criminal charges facing FedEx involving the alleged transportation of illegal drugs.  They also talk about how business owners should address working with customers that may be breaking the law.
Rank this Week: 1522

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2760

Bohn & Fletcher, LLP Blog

Bohn & Fletcher, LLP Blog

Covers personal injury cases and facts.

http://www.bohnlaw.com/blog
  • Jun 28

    Traffic Death Trends in San Jose: A Public Health Crisi

    Traffic Death Trends in San Jose: A Public Health Crisi
    The Mercury News proclaimed San Jose traffic deaths to be the “worst public-safety trend” of 2015. The year ended with 59 traffic accident fatalities, an increase of 35% from 2014. The 2015 statistics represent San Jose’s…
  • Jun 21

    Laser Surgery Malpractice — Skin Injurie

    Laser Surgery Malpractice — Skin Injurie
    Laser surgery can be a useful tool in the hands of a skilled operator. In some cases, however, patients have experienced severe and permanent harm as the result of negligent doctors as well as operators who are not licensed as physicians.…
  • Jun 14

    Laser Surgery Malpractice — Eye Injuries from LASIK or PRK

    Laser Surgery Malpractice — Eye Injuries from LASIK or PRK
    Ophthalmologists perform LASIK surgery to improve focusing power by removing corneal tissue and reshaping eyes. LASIK is short for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis. An older procedure, known as PRK (photorefractive keratectomy), is…
Rank this Week: 2348

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/
  • Jun 28

    New whistleblowing rules for regulated entities in the UK

    New whistleblowing rules for regulated entities in the UK
    In October 2015 the UK regulators, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), released new whistleblowing rules for certain regulated entities in the UK (the New Rules). The New Rules impose…
  • Jun 28

    A warning for a slap : is it reasonable ?

    A warning for a slap : is it reasonable ?
    Under French employment law, the definition of a disciplinary sanction is broad as it is defined by law as being “any measure, other than a verbal observation, taken by an employer in response to an act of an employee which the employer…
  • Jun 28

    What are the latest developments on whistleblowing in the workplace?

    What are the latest developments on whistleblowing in the workplace?
    French employment law does not yet provide for a comprehensive and consistent set of rules for the purpose of protecting whistleblowers. Instead, French employment law tackles issues arising out of whistleblowing situations through a…
Rank this Week: 1776

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/
  • Jun 28

    The Ignorant Aging

    The Ignorant Aging
    I'm not an AARP member ... yet. Maybe I should be - heck I'll be 60 in just over 3 more years.AARP has a big section on their website about working at age 50 and over. It details how to find jobs, what to say in interviews, how to assess…
  • Jun 27

    Acute Personalitie

    Acute Personalitie
    I have an old saying.Perhaps someone else said it. I don't recall if I acquired it elsewhere - so if this quote belongs to someone else I apologize for the copyright violation:"People don't change; their personalities just become more…
  • Jun 24

    On The Record

    On The Record
    Medical fraud isn't restricted to workers' compensation, but work comp can be the centerpiece.Compound medications, illegal referral fees, attempts to conceal under "advise of counsel," undercover agents, federal indictments, and an admission…
Rank this Week: 3688

Immigration Legal Blog

Immigration Legal Blog

Covers immigration law especially employment and family based immigration issues. By Shah Peerally Law Group PC.

http://immigrationlegalblog.com/
  • Jun 28

    Why so many illegal immigrants!

    Why so many illegal immigrants!
    Illegal immigration has been a rather tenacious issue within American politics for the past few decades. However, despite the media spotlight on illegal immigration, the American public remains in the dark as to why there are more than 11…
  • Jun 27

    Drawing a Clear Line Between Federal and State Immigration Authority

    Drawing a Clear Line Between Federal and State Immigration Authority
    For Immediate Release The United States v. Arizona Drawing a Clear Line Between Federal and State Immigration Authority July 6, 2010 Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against the state of…
  • Jun 26

    What happens to USCIS DACA database if Trump is President?

    What happens to USCIS DACA database if Trump is President?
    DACA – the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was  a program under the executive power of President Obama which roughly gave a work permit to millions of undocumented children in the United States. Now that the Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 3660

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/
  • Jun 28

    Is Counterfeit Currency A Bank Note?

    Is Counterfeit Currency A Bank Note?
    Counterfeiting was once considered to be tantamount to treason.  It is still a serious, but not capital, crime.  In fact, it is one of only four crimes specifically mentioned in the Constitution.  Notably, however, the…
  • Jun 27

    Are A Breach Of Fiduciary Duty And A Breach Of Governing Documents “Non Bis In Idem”?

    Are A Breach Of Fiduciary Duty And A Breach Of Governing Documents “Non Bis In Idem”?
    Last week, I discussed the Court of Appeal’s consideration of whether the business judgment rule protects a director from claims based on breach of the corporation’s governing documents.  See Does The Business Judgment…
  • Jun 24

    Does The Business Judgment Rule Protect Directors Who Violate Governing Documents?

    Does The Business Judgment Rule Protect Directors Who Violate Governing Documents?
    Under the business judgment rule, a director will not be liable for a mistake in business judgment provided that certain conditions are met.  In the case of a California nonprofit mutual benefit corporation, a director who performs her…
Rank this Week: 4431

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Jun 28

    Does Divorce Mediation Work Even In High-Conflict Situations?

    Does Divorce Mediation Work Even In High-Conflict Situations?
    The final decision of divorce comes after a long and challenging process. However, if you have made up your mind regarding divorce, you will need a comprehensive plan to guide you towards getting a smooth separation. Mediation can be helpful…
  • Jun 27

    Mediating Same-Sex Divorce

    Mediating Same-Sex Divorce
    Although most of the states in the USA have accepted same-sex marriages, it has not been accepted completely by the country as a whole. As the governments and the judicial system do not recognize same-sex marriages or partnerships, it becomes…
  • Jun 21

    Mediation is a Better Option for Couples with Children

    Mediation is a Better Option for Couples with Children
    A divorce is tough for any couple, but add children to the mix, and it becomes a completely different league. In some cases, the parents may come to the mediation session expecting the mediator to sort out disputes regarding the settlements…
Rank this Week: 1869

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

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

    Georgia Supreme Court Rules DUI Arrest Unlawful

    Georgia Supreme Court Rules DUI Arrest Unlawful
    Is an arrest for a DUI in Los Angeles valid if the arresting officer happens to be from San Francisco? If the California Supreme Court had the same reaction as the Supreme Court in Georgia, the accused DUI driver would go free. According to…
  • Jun 20

    Police Expect DUI Rise with Marijuana Edibles: How Steep Will the Spike Get?

    Police Expect DUI Rise with Marijuana Edibles: How Steep Will the Spike Get?
    Advocates for legalizing marijuana in California seem to be gaining supporters, and state voters are likely to see an initiative to change the state’s current ban on the November ballot. If the measure passes, police officers in…
  • Jun 15

    DUI Drivers Injure Workers on Road Construction Sites: An Unnerving Survey

    DUI Drivers Injure Workers on Road Construction Sites: An Unnerving Survey
    Road construction workers have fairly terrifying jobs. They not only operate and move around heavy equipment weighing 10 tons or more (often much more); they also must work while vehicles just a few feet away hurtle past them at 50 and 60…
Rank this Week: 4242

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

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

    Glendale Police Vehicle Provides Unique Warning to DUI Driver

    Glendale Police Vehicle Provides Unique Warning to DUI Driver
    A police car is never a welcome sight to someone who has imbibed enough to risk an arrest for DUI in Los Angeles. But in Glendale, California, the police department is hoping that all motorists will think about the hazards of DUI when they…
  • Jun 23

    Texas Court: Implied Consent Valid for DUI Driver

    Texas Court: Implied Consent Valid for DUI Driver
    Under California’s vehicle codes, drivers suspected of a DUI in Los Angeles must submit to breathalyzer or blood tests or face a license suspension of one year for the first offense (two years for the second offense and three years for…
  • Jun 20

    DUI Driver Charged With Manslaughter After Accident Leads to Death of Unborn Baby

    DUI Driver Charged With Manslaughter After Accident Leads to Death of Unborn Baby
    Under a pilot program that became law in 2010, those convicted of DUI in Los Angeles County must use an ignition interlock device on any vehicles they drive for at least five months after a DUI arrest. Why these draconian rules? Advocates of…
Rank this Week: 1299

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

Covers business law. By Law Offices of Tony T. Liu.

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

    Taylor Swift Settles Trademark Infringement Case With Orange County Clothing Company

    Taylor Swift Settles Trademark Infringement Case With Orange County Clothing Company
    “Lucky 13” wasn’t so lucky for pop star Taylor Swift who found herself being sued by Blue Sphere, a seller of clothing of the same name based in Orange County. The lawsuit was filed in May 2014, according to the Hollywood…
  • Jun 20

    Rough Intellectual Property Waters for Seafood Restaurant

    Rough Intellectual Property Waters for Seafood Restaurant
    All businesses have some kind of intellectual property (IP) that helps them stand out from the crowd and be successful. Anything of value is worth protecting, including IP. There are many ways a restaurant’s IP rights can be protected.…
  • Jun 13

    Protecting Your Intellectual Property May Make Your Business More Attractive to Investor

    Protecting Your Intellectual Property May Make Your Business More Attractive to Investor
    To survive and grow you need to protect your company’s intellectual property (IP). Your product designs, marketing plans, customer lists and other proprietary information are what make your business unique. Recognizing and protecting…
Rank this Week: 1564

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase.

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

    Man Killed in Long Beach Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Long Beach Motorcycle Accident
    Arturo Zamarripa, 33, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Long Beach involving a vehicle that was making a left turn. According to a City News Service report, the fatal crash occurred the night of June 22, 2016 at the intersection of…
  • Jun 27

    Man Killed in Long Beach Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Long Beach Motorcycle Accident
    Arturo Zamarripa, 33, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Long Beach involving a vehicle that was making a left turn. According to a City News Service report, the fatal crash occurred the night of June 22, 2016 at the intersection of…
  • Jun 27

    Hit-and-Run Driver Sought in Fatal Bicycle Accident

    Hit-and-Run Driver Sought in Fatal Bicycle Accident
    A 58-year-old man was killed in a Los Angeles bicycle accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to an NBC4 news report, the incident occurred the night of June 21, 2016 in the 100 block of North Crescent Heights…
Rank this Week: 497

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/
  • Jun 27

    Estate Planning, Charitable Pledges, and Community Property

    Estate Planning, Charitable Pledges, and Community Property
    Many people pledge money to charity as part of their estate planning. In California, charitable pledges are generally not enforceable in court unless the donor receives some consideration, thereby creating a binding contract. For example, if…
  • Jun 26

    Should My Estate Plan Be Digital?

    Should My Estate Plan Be Digital?
    For many of us the “paperless office” is a reality. Our personal and professional lives reside online through our laptops, smart phones, and cloud storage. But what does this mean for our estate planning? Recently, an article on…
  • Jun 25

    What Happens if the Beneficiaries Named in My Will Die Before I Do?

    What Happens if the Beneficiaries Named in My Will Die Before I Do?
    When making a last will and testament, you may assume that the beneficiaries you name will outlive you. Of course, that is not always the case. So what happens, for example, if you leave your brother $10,000 in your will and he dies before…
Rank this Week: 858

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/
  • Jun 27

    The Bureau of Land Management appeals hydraulic fracturing decision

    The Bureau of Land Management appeals hydraulic fracturing decision
    As discussed in a prior post, U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl recently struck down the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) hydraulic fracturing rule. In the BLM’s hydraulic fracturing rule, the BLM imposed stricter rules on well…
  • Jun 22

    Recent Hydraulic Fracturing Rule Invalidated

    Recent Hydraulic Fracturing Rule Invalidated
    Last year, the United States Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued a rule heightening the requirements placed on hydraulic fracturing operations on federal and tribal land. Specifically, the BLM heightened the rules for well casing and…
  • Jun 17

    Legislative Activity Update – Three Pennsylvania Bill

    Legislative Activity Update – Three Pennsylvania Bill
    The following bills, which have been introduced previously, have been acted upon by the General Assembly since the last Legislative Activity Update: PA Senate Bill 279 – Pennsylvania Grade Crude Development Advisory Council Act…
Rank this Week: 1751

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/
  • Jun 27

    Five of the Biggest Data Breaches in U.S. History

    Five of the Biggest Data Breaches in U.S. History
    Data hackers have become more sophisticated as technology advances. Newer technologies strive to protect users from security breaches, yet data infiltration is still an epidemic. The biggest data breaches affect tens of millions of people in…
  • Jun 24

    Erskine Fire Attorneys: Update on Dangerous Kern County Wildfire

    Erskine Fire Attorneys: Update on Dangerous Kern County Wildfire
    Wildfires are one of the scariest forces of nature.  People can see them coming and smell them coming.  People understand the dangers these wildfires force upon anything and everything in their paths.  Despite all of this…
  • Jun 23

    A Step for Children’s Rights – Sting Leads to 238 Arrests of Suspected Child Predator

    A Step for Children’s Rights – Sting Leads to 238 Arrests of Suspected Child Predator
    The Internet is an innovation that has benefited the human race immeasurably.  It has changed the way all of us live in a fundamental way.  The foundation of this change is that information is now available in seconds that would…
Rank this Week: 3387

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news and laws. By Jacob J. Sapochnick.

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

    What is the Visa Bulletin?

    What is the Visa Bulletin?
    In this segment, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick tells you all about the visa bulletin. Who is it for? How does it work? Why do we need it? For more information about the visa bulletin, please click here. Overview:  What is the Visa…
  • Jun 20

    Example Student Visa Case

    Example Student Visa Case
    In this video, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick Esq., explains the F-1 student visa application process by examining a successful student visa case. For more information about the F-1 student visa please click here. For a free first consultation…
  • Jun 13

    Fiance ‘K-1 Visa’ Requirement

    Fiance ‘K-1 Visa’ Requirement
    In this video, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick Esq., discusses the K-1 visa and the requirements to apply. For more information about the K-1 visa please click here. For a free first consultation please contact our office. Overview: In order to…
Rank this Week: 4005

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 1752

Professional Legal Coaching

Professional Legal Coaching

By Eleanor Southers.

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

    STOP MAKING RESOLUTIONS!

    STOP MAKING RESOLUTIONS!
    Resolutions means to have to write big goals down, then split them out into “baby step goals” and then set a deadline for each baby step to end up with the big goal completed. Isn’t that boring ! No wonder people give up…
  • Jun 6

    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO HAVE A CAREER AFTER LAW SCHOOL

    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO HAVE A CAREER AFTER LAW SCHOOL
    Sorry, I couldn’t get to my blog last week.  Next week I’m going to be on vacation but THIS WEEK I want to share something I think is exciting.  I have developed a new coaching program for people in law school and recent…
  • May 23

    LET’S GO SOLO

    LET’S GO SOLO
    ARE YOU READY TO TAKE A CHANCE?   DO YOU WANT TO BETTER CONTROL YOUR TIME?  DO YOU WANT TO PRACTICE LAW THE WAY YOU WANT TO?   THEN YOUR BEST ANSWER IS TO “GO SOLO” I went Solo starting on April 15, 1987 because I…
Rank this Week: 1533

Workers' Rights Blog

Workers' Rights Blog

Covers class action and employment law. By Sundeen Salinas & Pyle.

http://www.workersrightsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2349

California Personal Injury…

California Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Information on tort law in California. By Glotzer & Sweat LLP.

http://www.victimslawyer.com/attorneyblog/
  • Jun 27

    Drowning Dangers During Summer Month

    Drowning Dangers During Summer Month
    Drowning dangers during summer months become heightened. The hotter weather draws many people outdoors to enjoy time in the water and in the sun. Unfortunately, a number of people, including both small children and adults, drown every year…
  • Jun 22

    Rollover Accident Attorney California

    Rollover Accident Attorney California
    As a rollover accident attorney in California, I know that incidents where vehicles overturn can be some of the most serious types of vehicle accidents that can often result in fatalities or other catastrophic injuries to people who are…
  • May 23

    Bicycle Accidents Caused by Parked Car

    Bicycle Accidents Caused by Parked Car
    Bicycle accidents caused by parked cars are more common than you think. For bike riders, safely navigating their way on the roads requires not only following the current traffic laws with the California Vehicle Code (CVC), but also factoring…
Rank this Week: 2494

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

Covers California HOA law issues, including HOA governance, foreclosures and ARC enforcement. By Tinnelly Law Group.

http://hoalaw.tinnellylaw.com/
  • Jun 27

    New Client: Woodbury Lafayette Community Association

    New Client: Woodbury Lafayette Community Association
    We are proud to announce that Woodbury Lafayette Community Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their association’s legal counsel. Woodbury Lafayette is a brand new condominium community by The New Home…
  • Jun 22

    Associations Could Be Held Liable for the Employees of Independent Contractor

    Associations Could Be Held Liable for the Employees of Independent Contractor
    On August 27, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) published its decision in the Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc. case (“BFI Case”). In that case, Browning-Ferris Industries of California,…
  • Jun 7

    New Client: Meadowview Community Association

    New Client: Meadowview Community Association
    We are proud to announce that Meadowview Community Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Meadowview is a planned community of 900 homes situated over 1175 acres within the City…
Rank this Week: 2911

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Another Wannabe Bride

    Another Wannabe Bride
    Being June, I thought I should throw my hat into the ring and post something about love, marriage and babies.  Wait, babies?!? Sure.  First comes marriage, then comes love, then comes baby in a baby carriage. Turns out most people…
  • Jun 20

    Funny Stuff

    Funny Stuff
    Rare is the day that I read the newspaper and not get a chuckle.  Today's chuckle came from the Daily Journal. Seems a law school grad filed a lawsuit against Thomas Jefferson School of Law.  Seems (plaintiff alleged) that the…
  • Jun 13

    The Hardest Word

    The Hardest Word
    You ever noticed that when people get caught doing something they shouldn't be doing they always say their sorry?  Alway.  Remember Jimmy Swaggert?  One day he's sitting on top of the evangelical world.  Next day he's…
Rank this Week: 152

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

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

    Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven is not a Copyright Infringement

    Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven is not a Copyright Infringement
    IPNews® - The ongoing saga of the case of copyright infringement between Led Zeppelin and the trust of Randy Wolfe has finally ended, with the jury finding in Led Zeppelin’s favor. After Jimmy Page and Robert Plant testified, a…
  • Jun 17

    Apple Receives Patent for iPhone that is Entirely a Screen

    Apple Receives Patent for iPhone that is Entirely a Screen
    IPNews® - Apple has received a patent for a phone composed entirely of a screen. The button-less phone would function entirely as a touch screen, with images and text capable of wrapping around the front of the phone and extending into…
  • Jun 9

    Axl Rose claims Copyright Infringement in Trying to Remove Unflattering Photo

    Axl Rose claims Copyright Infringement in Trying to Remove Unflattering Photo
    IPNews® - Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses is demanding that Google take down several unflattering images of him that have been used as part of an Internet meme mocking his physical appearance. Photos taken of Rose have been republished on…
Rank this Week: 78

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/
  • Jun 27

    Why Brexit Has Created A Global Clusterf*@!

    Why Brexit Has Created A Global Clusterf*@!
    Since Friday, news of the United Kingdom’s BREXIT was splashed all over the front pages of American newspapers. In case you were completely hung over this weekend, you know that the UK voted in a referendum, 52% to 48%, to leave the…
  • Jun 17

    Is Disney Liable for Two-Year Old’s Alligator Death?

    Is Disney Liable for Two-Year Old’s Alligator Death?
    In a horrifying story that shocked the world, a two-year old was killed recently when he was snatched by an alligator in the Seven Seas Lagoon within the Grand Floridian Resort at Disney World. It was the first fatal alligator attack at…
  • Jun 11

    Fact or Fiction: Can Police Compel Child Porn Suspects to Decrypt their Hard Drives?

    Fact or Fiction: Can Police Compel Child Porn Suspects to Decrypt their Hard Drives?
    In a fascinating case, a Philadelphia man (and former cop) suspected of possessing child pornography remains jailed indefinitely after being found in contempt of a court order (PDF link) that he decrypt two password-protected hard drives. The…
Rank this Week: 4145

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Some information on the E-2

    Some information on the E-2
    If you are petitioning to get an E-2 Employee, there might only be a 3 month, or 6 month or 1 year limitation. It will depend on the Consulate. Some might even go as far as 5 years. You might get some visitors from Immigration to make sure…
  • May 16

    Committing fraud may deny AOS

    Committing fraud may deny AOS
    The Eighth Circuit denied the petition for review of the denial of the Tanzanian petitioner’s adjustment application, upholding the BIA’s finding that the petitioner intended to falsely represent himself as a U.S. citizen on his…
  • May 9

    Need to take Biometrics Overseas?

    Need to take Biometrics Overseas?
    As noted on the newly created web pages for individual USCIS International Operations (USCIS IO) field offices, USCIS has confirmed that it will now permit biometrics to be collected abroad in certain “rare” and compelling…
Rank this Week: 2610

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Reports on developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

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

    U.S. Trademark Office proposes fee increase

    U.S. Trademark Office proposes fee increase
    Brand owners should be aware that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has proposed an increase of its trademark registration and filing fees. The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register, with the period for public comment…
  • Jun 24

    Brexit: Initial considerations trademark and design owner

    Brexit: Initial considerations trademark and design owner
    Yesterday, Britain voted to leave the European Union. The exit will not happen immediately. It is likely to take at least two years after the process is actually triggered for the transition to be completed. For the time being it is…
  • May 17

    Blatant Infringement? Chinese brand “Uncle Martian” mirrors “Under Armour” logo

    Blatant Infringement? Chinese brand “Uncle Martian” mirrors “Under Armour” logo
    Chinese sports manufacturer Fujian Tingfeilong Sports Goods Co. Ltd., recently launched a sports clothing and footwear brand under the name “Uncle Martian.” But for their unoriginal logo, the launch of the brand would not have…
Rank this Week: 359

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
  • Jun 27

    Dead Man Talking

    Dead Man Talking
    When there’s a suit involving someone’s estate, can you get into evidence a hearsay statement by the person who has died? If the statement falls under this exception to the hearsay rule, the dead person may have his or her say in…
  • Jun 24

    To Demur or Not to Demur?

    To Demur or Not to Demur?
    A demurrer can be an excellent tool to challenge the legal sufficiency of allegations in an opponent’s pleadings. In deciding whether to demur to a complaint, defense counsel should consider not only whether a demurrable defect appears…
  • Jun 22

    What to Tell Your Client When the Court Date’s Set

    What to Tell Your Client When the Court Date’s Set
    When a date is set for trial or a hearing at which your client needs to appear, don’t just pick up the phone—write your client a letter. This letter has two purposes: it informs your client of the date and it requests that he or…
Rank this Week: 2320

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Jun 27

    Dead Man Talking

    Dead Man Talking
    When there’s a suit involving someone’s estate, can you get into evidence a hearsay statement by the person who has died? If the statement falls under this exception to the hearsay rule, the dead person may have his or her say in…
  • Jun 24

    To Demur or Not to Demur?

    To Demur or Not to Demur?
    A demurrer can be an excellent tool to challenge the legal sufficiency of allegations in an opponent’s pleadings. In deciding whether to demur to a complaint, defense counsel should consider not only whether a demurrable defect appears…
  • Jun 22

    What to Tell Your Client When the Court Date’s Set

    What to Tell Your Client When the Court Date’s Set
    When a date is set for trial or a hearing at which your client needs to appear, don’t just pick up the phone—write your client a letter. This letter has two purposes: it informs your client of the date and it requests that he or…
Rank this Week: 2837