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Los Angeles Intellectual Property…

Los Angeles Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers intellectual property law. By Erik Syverson, Partner at Raines Feldman.

http://www.losangelesintellectualpropertylawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Data Breach Incidents and Attorney Client Privilege

    Data Breach Incidents and Attorney Client Privilege
    Data Breach incidents are a continuing threat to modern commercial activities.  Almost every company of every size is affected by data breach.  Large companies are obvious targets due to the size, nature and scope of their data…
  • Aug 28

    Data Breach Can Destroy Your Company and the Lives of Your Customer

    Data Breach Can Destroy Your Company and the Lives of Your Customer
    While Ashley Madison is hardly a pillar of the Fortune 500, or a traditional small market company for that matter, it should serve as a wake-up call to companies of all shapes and sizes.  The fact of the matter is, we are witnessing the…
  • Aug 24

    3rd Circuit Affirms FTC’s Authority to Regulate Data Security and Privacy

    3rd Circuit Affirms FTC’s Authority to Regulate Data Security and Privacy
    Data Security and privacy lawyers around the country have been closely monitoring the matter of FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp pending in the 3rd Circuit.  The case arose over multiple data breaches suffered by Wyndham and its customers…
Rank this Week: 1866

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: 2350

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: 3831

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Sep 3

    Enjoy Labor Day!

    Enjoy Labor Day!
    Labor Day is upon us. Summer is unofficially over. Many kids have started school and the rest will start in a few days. About Labor Day Labor Day is always celebrated on the first Monday of September. Americans have been celebrating Labor…
  • Aug 27

    California Court of Appeals Awards Harassed City of Los Angeles Employee $3.2 Million

    California Court of Appeals Awards Harassed City of Los Angeles Employee $3.2 Million
    A California appellate court has ruled in favor of a white employee who suffered from discrimination by his Hispanic boss. The court ordered the City of Los Angeles to give James Duffy $3.2 million for the harassment he received from his…
  • Aug 19

    Des Moines School District Settles Former Superintendent Lawsuit

    Des Moines School District Settles Former Superintendent Lawsuit
    A lawsuit brought by a former superintendent against her school district has been settled. Nancy Sebring, who served as superintendent of Des Moines Public Schools, received a settlement from the district's insurer before the matter came…
Rank this Week: 832

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/
  • Sep 3

    San Bernardino Wrongful Death Jury Verdict

    San Bernardino Wrongful Death Jury Verdict
    On July 30, 2015 a verdict was finally given regarding a case of a 15 year old boy who died after being hit by a car at a dangerous crossing while heading for the school bus stop in San Bernardino County California. The jury awarded the…
  • Aug 27

    Caitlyn Jenner May Face Criminal Charges for Los Angeles Car Wreck

    Caitlyn Jenner May Face Criminal Charges for Los Angeles Car Wreck
    There have been conflicting statements that have been submitted concerning the initial factor that caused the accidental death of 69 year old Kim Howe. One theory is that Caitlyn Jenner was talking or textin on a phone prior to the incident.…
  • Aug 24

    Los Angeles Street Safety for Walkers and Bikers May Get Boost

    Los Angeles Street Safety for Walkers and Bikers May Get Boost
    The Los Angeles City Council finally seems to be taking its culture into account when dealing with the laws of the road. The proposed Mobility Plan 2035 no longer treats the car as the king of the highway – city planners and other…
Rank this Week: 1607

California Securities Fraud Lawyer…

California Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities regulation, fiduciaries, and securities disputes news and updates. Published By Alcala Law Firm.

http://www.californiasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Investor Complaints Re: Jane Everingham & Everingham O'Malley

    Investor Complaints Re: Jane Everingham & Everingham O'Malley
    The Alcala Law Firm has filed a FINRA arbitration claim against LPL Financial LLC arising out of the actions of their registered representative/investment advisor Jane Everingham doing business as Everignham O'Malley in Larkspur, California. …
  • Aug 7

    Customer Complaints Regarding Charles Lynch

    Customer Complaints Regarding Charles Lynch
    Charles Lynch, a financial advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors in Irvine, California, has one or more pending customer complaints alleging "unsuitable concentration in energy sector."[1] ALF is currently conducting an investigation into…
  • Aug 7

    Investor Complaints Regarding Charles Frieda

    Investor Complaints Regarding Charles Frieda
    Charles Frieda, a dully registered broker and investment advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors in Irvine, California, has one or more customer complaints alleging "unsuitable concentration in small cap energy sector securities."[1] ALF is…
Rank this Week: 4348

Law Offices of Joseph C. Markowitz

Law Offices of Joseph C. Markowitz

Discusses civil procedure, trial practice, employment law and other issues.

http://www.jcmarkowitz.com/
  • Sep 3

    Straight Outta Compton

    Straight Outta Compton
    Who would have thought that the new movie, Straight Outta Compton, in addition to its great story and great music, would also contain some great lessons about contract negotiation? The main lesson being about the dangers of creating a…
  • Jul 28

    Drafting demand letter

    Drafting demand letter
    One way to think of a demand letter is as an attempt to initiate an out-of-court resolution of a dispute. As such, it might be helpful to keep in mind that negotiated dispute resolution is usually most successful in an atmosphere of mutual…
  • Jul 7

    Rule 1

    Rule 1
    The reformers who drafted the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in the 1930's thought that if we could only get rid of the complexities of ancient pleading practices, and liberalize discovery, cases could be fairly adjudicated on their merits…
Rank this Week: 4460

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/
  • Sep 3

    Rancho Murieta Double Fatality Crash

    Rancho Murieta Double Fatality Crash
    Rancho Murrieta Double Fatality Crash A head-on auto accident killed both drivers and injured three others last night near Rancho Murrieta. Two of those injured were young children. The third injured, was a 30-year-old woman. The California…
  • Sep 3

    Rancho Cordova History

    Rancho Cordova History
    Rancho Cordova History Happy Birthday to the City of Rancho Cordova! Incorporation Rancho Cordova recently celebrated its 12th year of incorporation. It took members of the community two decades to reach its goal of incorporation. Why…
  • Sep 2

    Sacramento Truck Accident

    Sacramento Truck Accident
    Trucking accidents are often responsible for major injuries and fatalities, in large part due to the size and enormous momentum of the vehicles involved, especially fully-loaded trucks. Sacramento truck accidents are more common in large part…
Rank this Week: 3638

Sacramento Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Sacramento Real Estate Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.sacramentorealestatelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    New California Law Allows Broader Range of Titles for Corporate Officer

    New California Law Allows Broader Range of Titles for Corporate Officer
    In today's world the title "Chairman of the Board" is rather outdated. Thousands of companies are started or managed by women, men, and transgender individuals. Such outdated titles are addressed in a new law (i.e. SB 351) introduced by the…
  • Aug 26

    California Supreme Court Clarifies Joint and Several Liability

    California Supreme Court Clarifies Joint and Several Liability
    In the recent ruling of DKN Holdings, LLC v. Wade Faerber (decided on July 13, 2015) the California Supreme Court helped clarify the meaning of joint and several liability holding. Parties that are jointly and severally liable on the same…
  • Aug 22

    The Question of Whether LLC Interests are Securitie

    The Question of Whether LLC Interests are Securitie
    California has a somewhat confusing answer to the question of whether LLC interests are considered securities in our state. In some situations they are, and in others, they are not. Here we explain when they are and when they are not. If…
Rank this Week: 3141

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/
  • Sep 3

    Finally Yemeni Nationals can apply for Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

    Finally Yemeni Nationals can apply for Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
    In the past few months, many of us have been calling on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to grant TPS to the Yemeni Nationals. Finally, DHS announced that it will actually grant protection to individuals from Yemen under the TPS…
  • Aug 6

    September 2015 Visa Bulletin Predictions – Progression, Retrogression or Status Quo?

    September 2015 Visa Bulletin Predictions – Progression, Retrogression or Status Quo?
    The Visa Bulletin 2016 is coming soon, based on the previous month for India, there is a chance of progression to September 2009 but also a slight chance of retrogression to 2006. Having said that, the way the system is behaving and with all…
  • Aug 5

    Shah Peerally Law Group getting many approvals on H4 COS and H4 EAD.

    Shah Peerally Law Group getting many approvals on H4 COS and H4 EAD.
    The Shah Peerally Law Group PC who has been involved in all the aspects of the H4 EAD movement, is now proud to announce that the law firm has been getting a number of approvals on H4 change of status and H4 EADs. The approximate time for the…
Rank this Week: 3794

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

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

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 3237

California Personal Injury Lawyers…

California Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers California personal injury law concerning slip and fall injuries, hit and run accidents, and car accidents. By the Law Offices of Gary K. Walch.

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

    Thousand Oaks Pedestrian Accident Kills Local Man

    Thousand Oaks Pedestrian Accident Kills Local Man
    A possible wrongful death accident in Thousand Oaks claimed the life of a man by the name of Marc Piaskowsky, a resident of Thousand Oaks, California.  Mr. Piaskowsky was killed on Monday when he was hit by a car while crossing the…
  • Aug 4

    San Clemente Man Killed in Agoura Hills Accident

    San Clemente Man Killed in Agoura Hills Accident
    An Agoura Hills accident on Friday has resulted in the death of Eric Stein, a thirty-six year old man from San Clemente, California. According to the Agoura Hills Patch, Stein was driving on Mulholland Highway, near Kana Dume Road, in…
  • Jul 22

    Simi Valley Taxi Drivers Protest Lack of Uber Regulation

    Simi Valley Taxi Drivers Protest Lack of Uber Regulation
    According to the Simi Valley Acorn, local taxi drivers and taxi company owners were at the Simi Valley City Council meeting on Monday to protest against the rise of Uber, a popular ride sharing service, in the community. Their main problem…
Rank this Week: 4654

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

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

http://danashultz.com/blog
  • Sep 2

    “Work Made for Hire” Can Convert a Contractor to an Employee

    “Work Made for Hire” Can Convert a Contractor to an Employee
    In California, a “work made for hire” (WMFH) provision in a contract can convert a contractor to an employee. This post describes the statutory basis for this little-known area of the  law. Before providing details, I will…
  • Aug 5

    Personal Cell Phone Use for Work Must be Reimbursed

    Personal Cell Phone Use for Work Must be Reimbursed
    This post discusses a 2014 case (Cochran v. Schwan’s Home Service, Inc.) which held that California employers must reimburse employees who use a personal cell phone for work. Plaintiff Colin Cochran, as class representative, brought a…
  • Jul 28

    “Happy Birthday” May Be in the Public Domain, After All

    “Happy Birthday” May Be in the Public Domain, After All
    You probably have sung “Happy Birthday [to You]” countless times. This post is about a company that has been collecting royalties from that song and the possibility that those royalties soon may stop. In 1893, sisters Mildred Jane…
Rank this Week: 4010

California Injury Lawyers Blog

California Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.californiainjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Gym Teacher not Liable in Student's Dry-Drowning Death

    Gym Teacher not Liable in Student's Dry-Drowning Death
    A gym teacher whose student "dry drowned" more than an hour after inhaling water is not responsible for his death, the Third Circuit ruled Tuesday. Juanya Spady died on Jan. 2, 2010, after a group of students at Liberty High School in…
  • Aug 21

    Traffic Deaths and Injuries on Pace to Reach Highest Since 2007

    Traffic Deaths and Injuries on Pace to Reach Highest Since 2007
    Traffic deaths are 14 percent higher in 2015 than they were during the same period in 2014, and serious injuries are 30 percent higher, according to the National Safety Council. From January to June, almost 19,000 people died in traffic…
  • Aug 5

    Arizona Court Rules Against Worker Injured After Business Errand

    Arizona Court Rules Against Worker Injured After Business Errand
    An Arizona court ruled that an employee injured in a car accident is not entitled to workers' compensation even though she was doing a business-related errand to finish her work day. The employee, while driving home, deviated from her normal…
Rank this Week: 2615

Lawyer'd Up

Lawyer'd Up

Covers criminal law news, cases and developments. By Jack Joseph Gold.

http://www.lawyerdup.com/
  • Sep 2

    What is the California Capital Access…

    What is the California Capital Access Program?California Capital Access Program or CalCAP is a loan program run by the California Pollution Control Financing Authority.Since it began, CalCAP lenders have cumulatively loaned over $2.2 billion…
  • Aug 27

    Electric Vehicle Dwell Time

    Electric Vehicle Dwell Time
    According to the June 18, 2015 webinar presented by the California Pollution Control Financing Authority’s (CPCFA) CalCAP Electric Vehicle Charging Station (EVCS) Financing Program, these are the types of small businesses who would be a…
  • Aug 27

    California Trucks - Regulate

    California Trucks - Regulate
    Operating a Truck in California – Air Quality Regulations Affect YouCalifornia regulates trucks, buses, heavy-duty diesel vehicles, tractor-trailer GHG reporting; and to ensure compliance, has a Heavy-Duty Vehicle Inspection…
Rank this Week: 4958

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

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

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 2094

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

Covers personal injury and the firm's involvement in the Bakersfield and Kern County community. By the Chain | Cohn | Stiles law firm.

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
Rank this Week: 1860

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

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

    Misclassification Lawsuit Moves Forward for Uber Driver

    Misclassification Lawsuit Moves Forward for Uber Driver
    Yesterday, a California federal judge granted class action status to Uber drivers who claimed they were misclassified as independent contractors and denied tips that they were entitled to because they were in fact employees. Class action…
  • Aug 31

    [Webinar] Whew! Harassment Investigation Done – Or Is It?

    [Webinar] Whew! Harassment Investigation Done – Or Is It?
    You’ve worked closely with your legal department to investigate a harassment complaint, taken corrective action and disciplined the harasser. So why are your employees spreading rumors, and why is the employee who filed the initial…
  • Aug 31

    Legislative Update: Fiscal Committees Clear Files; One Job Killer Held in Committee

    Legislative Update: Fiscal Committees Clear Files; One Job Killer Held in Committee
    The Senate and Assembly Appropriations committees cleared their files last week, holding one employment-related job killer and moving another to the Assembly Floor.  A third employment-related bill will now go to the Governor. Job Killer…
Rank this Week: 4167

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/
  • Sep 2

    Hospice Care in Assisted Living Facilities Must Meet Residents’ Unique Need

    Hospice Care in Assisted Living Facilities Must Meet Residents’ Unique Need
    The use of hospice care has been on a continuous rise for the past 10 years, with 1.5 to 1.6 million people using hospice every year. The majority of this use is by older adults. Although most people in hospice are provided care at home…
  • Sep 1

    The Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence is High among Nursing Home Resident

    The Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence is High among Nursing Home Resident
    Urinary incontinence and behavioral problems that come with dementia are frequently cited among the most common markers necessitating nursing home placement for elderly patients. A study analyzed urinary incontinence prevalence in 321 older…
  • Aug 31

    Sign the Petition to Protect the Rights of Seniors in Nursing Home

    Sign the Petition to Protect the Rights of Seniors in Nursing Home
    Fine print hidden in nursing home admissions contracts has stripped the constitutional rights of nursing home residents and their love ones for far too long. Amidst the extremely stressful process of being admitted into a nursing home,…
Rank this Week: 2666

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

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

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

    Improvements by Your Neighbor on Your Property May Result in Your Loss of Control

    Improvements by Your Neighbor on Your Property May Result in Your Loss of Control
    An easement is a legal right by one party to enter and access another person’s property for a specific purpose. Because of such an easement, depending on the circumstances, you may be able to use property not belonging to you, or…
  • Aug 26

    Do Your Notarized Documents Contain Language Required by Law?

    Do Your Notarized Documents Contain Language Required by Law?
    A new consumer notice is needed in all documents requiring a notary certificate in California as of the start of the year. If a notarized document you need does not have this language, it may be rejected by your county recorder, according to…
  • Aug 19

    Ousted American Apparel Ex-CEO Accused of Violating Agreement and Disparaging Company

    Ousted American Apparel Ex-CEO Accused of Violating Agreement and Disparaging Company
    Dov Charney has generated a lot of controversy and a lot of lawsuits. He is the former chairman and CEO of American Apparel. The company’s board removed him chairman and suspended him as CEO a year ago, citing evidence of inappropriate…
Rank this Week: 1610

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

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

    Who Says There Are No More Big Los Angeles Chapter 11 Cases?

    Who Says There Are No More Big Los Angeles Chapter 11 Cases?
    On July 30, 2015, Relativity Media, along with 144 of its affiliates, filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  The multi-million dollar entertainment company, which produced films such as The Social Network, The Fighter, Limitless, and others, is…
  • Aug 6

    Golf Channel to Get a Mulligan?

    Golf Channel to Get a Mulligan?
    In a surprise move, the Fifth Circuit vacated its recent, controversial Golf Channel opinion, potentially giving the Golf Channel a second chance in a case that seemed lost.  As I discussed in my previous post, the Fifth Circuit recently…
  • Jul 31

    Experts: Drought Could Reverse Downturn in Bankruptcie

    Experts: Drought Could Reverse Downturn in Bankruptcie
    Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP partner Brian Davidoff was quoted in an article that ran in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on July 31st about current predictions that the bankruptcy industry will soon see a spike in…
Rank this Week: 1570

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

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

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

    Nominated for 2015 Best Legal Blog – Now I need your vote

    Nominated for 2015 Best Legal Blog – Now I need your vote
    If you have been a reader of this blog, I’m calling in a favor.  The California Employment Law Report has been nominated for the Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest (out of more than 2,000 blogs, 250 were selected for…
  • Aug 31

    What are the biggest threats facing restaurateurs in 2015 and beyond?

    What are the biggest threats facing restaurateurs in 2015 and beyond?
    I was able to catch up with California Restaurant Association’s CEO, Jot Condie at the 2015 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo.  We discuss the threats facing restaurateurs and the steps the CRA is taking to represent its…
  • Aug 28

    Friday’s Five: Five recent employment law developments employers should heed

    Friday’s Five: Five recent employment law developments employers should heed
    This Friday’s Five covers five employment law developments that occurred in August 2015 that will have an impact for employers in California. 1)     NLRB ruling widens which companies may be considered “joint…
Rank this Week: 1099

Insurance Blog

Insurance Blog

Provides analysis of trends and developments in the area of insurance coverage law. By Farella Braun + Martel.

http://www.farellacoveragelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4448

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/
Rank this Week: 1405

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

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

    Are Drug-Sniffing Dogs Accurate?

    Are Drug-Sniffing Dogs Accurate?
    Are drug-sniffing dogs really accurate? According to a court ruling, the accuracy of a drug-sniffing dog isn't very high, and this may affect your case.
  • Aug 31

    Stricter Gun Storage Laws Could Be Passed in LA

    Stricter Gun Storage Laws Could Be Passed in LA
    New ordinances being passed in Los Angeles County could make Los Angeles gun storage laws stricter. Our criminal defense attorneys explain the new law.
  • Aug 24

    How Prison Realignment Gave Thousands the Right to Vote

    How Prison Realignment Gave Thousands the Right to Vote
    A new change in law is restoring the right to vote for thousands of persons convicted of a crime in California. Do you think people with a criminal record should have a right to vote?
Rank this Week: 795

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

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

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 3216

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/
  • Sep 2

    Tips on Mediation with Conflict Personalities–Part 2

    Tips on Mediation with Conflict Personalities–Part 2
    This blog is a continuation of the previous blog titled “Tips to Mediation with Conflict Personalities–Part 1”. This blog series highlights the tips that a spouse can take when going into Orange County divorce mediation with…
  • Aug 31

    Don’t Be Reactionary & Defensive In Divorce Mediation

    Don’t Be Reactionary & Defensive In Divorce Mediation
    Divorce is not something that goes down well with most people. Even spouses that have gone through an Orange County divorce mediation will have an underlying hurt and sense of disappointment as a result of their divorce. Increasingly though,…
  • Aug 21

    Mediation Guidelines for Divorcing Parent

    Mediation Guidelines for Divorcing Parent
    To most people that have not had a divorce, Orange County divorce seems like one of the hardest most complex legal cases. They believe that the California courts and the Orange County divorce mediation services are enemies of one another,…
Rank this Week: 1922

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

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

    Tips from the Table: Responding to Requests for Information

    Tips from the Table: Responding to Requests for Information
    We are excited to continue our video series – Tips from the Table. In these monthly videos, members of LCW’s Labor Relations and Negotiations Services practice group will provide various tips that can be implemented…
  • Sep 1

    NLRB Ruling Denies Northwestern University Football Players Petition To Unionize

    NLRB Ruling Denies Northwestern University Football Players Petition To Unionize
    Last year, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), through its Region 13 Regional Director ruled that Northwestern University football players who receive grant-in-aid scholarships and have not exhausted their playing eligibility are…
  • Aug 26

    Your Employee Did What?? – HR Lessons Learned From Real Cases – 2015 Edition

    Your Employee Did What?? – HR Lessons Learned From Real Cases – 2015 Edition
    It’s that time of year again when we look at some of the unbelievable employment cases and what lessons may be learned from them. The “Devil’s” in the Details Velma Craig sued the City of New York, her former employer,…
Rank this Week: 3829

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Sep 2

    Avoid the Dangers of Missing E-Data

    Avoid the Dangers of Missing E-Data
    Most discovery requests will require production of electronic data. Even if you’re tech savvy, it’s better not to go it alone because the sanctions for missing something can be huge, as Delta Airlines and defense counsel in a…
  • Aug 31

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy
    People today can (and do) work from anywhere—connected through the Internet, WiFi, and cloud-based platforms with a variety of mobile devices. This makes preventing confidential and proprietary business information from “walking…
  • Aug 28

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step
    Unlike most types of litigation, a direct condemnation case generally assures the owner of at least some compensation for the property taken. So when an owner approaches an attorney, it’s usually to see if it’s…
Rank this Week: 2901

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
  • Sep 2

    Avoid the Dangers of Missing E-Data

    Avoid the Dangers of Missing E-Data
    Most discovery requests will require production of electronic data. Even if you’re tech savvy, it’s better not to go it alone because the sanctions for missing something can be huge, as Delta Airlines and defense counsel in a…
  • Aug 31

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy
    People today can (and do) work from anywhere—connected through the Internet, WiFi, and cloud-based platforms with a variety of mobile devices. This makes preventing confidential and proprietary business information from “walking…
  • Aug 28

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step
    Unlike most types of litigation, a direct condemnation case generally assures the owner of at least some compensation for the property taken. So when an owner approaches an attorney, it’s usually to see if it’s…
Rank this Week: 2353

Pasha's San Diego Business…

Pasha's San Diego Business Attorney Blog

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

http://www.pashalaw.com/
  • Sep 2

    Does The Pizza Delivery Driver Get The Customer Tip? [e220]

    Does The Pizza Delivery Driver Get The Customer Tip? [e220]
    Nasir and Matt talk about the difference between a delivery fee and a tip and why a New York Pizza Hut may owe its drivers some money. They also discuss how the minimum wage increase has affected tipping.
  • Sep 1

    The State of Adverse Benefit Claim Determination

    The State of Adverse Benefit Claim Determination
    For patients, when we get sick, the concern is how much it will cost to cover medical benefits. Due to changes in health care law and a movement for patient advocacy, this is becoming less of a problem. No insurance company wants to see a…
  • Aug 31

    How The Ashley Madison Scandal Has Turned Into An Affair [e219]

    How The Ashley Madison Scandal Has Turned Into An Affair [e219]
    Nasir and Matt revisit the Ashley Madison scandal for a third time to discuss data breaches, class action lawsuits, and fraudulent accounts.
Rank this Week: 1734

Law Office of Roy W. Litherland…

Law Office of Roy W. Litherland Blog

Covers estate planning, probate and living trusts.

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

    Free Living Trust Seminars in September

    Free Living Trust Seminars in September
    During the month of September, we will be offering free seminars that focus on the subject of living trusts. The post Free Living Trust Seminars in September appeared first on Law Office of Roy W. Litherland.
  • Aug 26

    Who Is Competent to Make a Will?

    Who Is Competent to Make a Will?
    Your estate plan should be tailor-made to suit your specific needs, because your family is unique from every other. You should consider the life situation and personal proclivities of every person on your inheritance list. Slicing up a pie…
  • Aug 20

    What is Division of Assets? (An Elder Law Today Blog)

    What is Division of Assets? (An Elder Law Today Blog)
    Division of Assets is the name commonly used for the Spousal Impoverishment provisions of the Medicare Catastrophic Act of 1988. It applies only to married couples. The intent of the law was to change the eligibility requirements for Medi-Cal…
Rank this Week: 2423

Northern California Center for…

Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law

Covers estate planning.

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

    A Legacy of Giving

    A Legacy of Giving
    You may want to consider your broader legacy when you are planning your estate. There are things that you could do to cast a meaningful shadow even after you are gone, and your impact can be felt in a positive manner on various different…
  • Aug 25

    Californians Can Take Advantage of Added Nursing Home Asset Protection

    Californians Can Take Advantage of Added Nursing Home Asset Protection
    Nursing home asset protection is a very big deal when you understand all of the facts. It would be natural to assume that Medicare will pay for nursing home care if you ever need it, but in reality, the program does not pay for custodial. The…
  • Aug 20

    Is There a One-Size-Fits-All Estate Plan?

    Is There a One-Size-Fits-All Estate Plan?
    Instant gratification has become the expectation in many cases during our current era, and this is largely due to the emergence of the Internet. Without question, the fact that you can obtain information about anything with the click of a…
Rank this Week: 2426

MW Attorneys Blog

MW Attorneys Blog

Covers tax news and tips. By Montgomery & Wetenkamp.

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

    TIGTA Reviews IRS Asset Seizure Procedure

    TIGTA Reviews IRS Asset Seizure Procedure
    Asset seizure is that one thing many of my clients worry about, but few have had to experience first hand, thankfully. In my work as a tax attorney, I have noticed that the IRS does not like to use asset … Continue reading →
  • Aug 20

    Initial Estimates from May Data Breach were Low

    Initial Estimates from May Data Breach were Low
    It seems there was good reason for downplaying May’s security breach in the IRS “Get Transcript” application.  It really was quite a bit worse than they had described it back in May.  The breach was first described…
  • Aug 10

    IRS Impersonators Have New Trick

    IRS Impersonators Have New Trick
    Scam artists, posing as IRS agents, who contact innocent taxpayers out of the blue and demand payment on tax bills that don’t exist are getting more crafty and casting a bigger net these days. For at least the past few … Continue…
Rank this Week: 2960

CELA Voice

CELA Voice

Covers what is working and, too often, what isn’t working in California workplaces. From the California Employment Lawyers Association.

http://celavoice.org/
  • Sep 1

    Bill protecting workers from forced arbitration awaits Governor approval

    Bill protecting workers from forced arbitration awaits Governor approval
    What good is a law designed to protect your rights in the workplace if your employer can coerce you into waiving those rights as a condition of employment?  Not much good at all.  But the good news is that a recent bill passed by…
  • Jul 22

    Worker classification and secure work in the “sharing economy”

    Worker classification and secure work in the “sharing economy”
    By Veena Dubal Last month, a California Labor Commissioner decided that Barbara Ann Berwick was an employee of (venture capital darling) Uber for purposes of employment protection under California law.   A charged media…
  • Jul 2

    On to the next battle — employment equality for LGBT worker

    On to the next battle — employment equality for LGBT worker
    By Lisa Mak   Last Friday, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across America.  This historic decision was a momentous step forward in advancing equality for the LGBT community, but the fight for equality is far from over.…
Rank this Week: 1711

California Bankruptcy Blog

California Bankruptcy Blog

Covers chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy information. By Southern California Law Advocates, P.C.

http://www.socaladvocates.com/Bankruptcy-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 1

    Automatic Stay and Multiple Bankruptcy Filing

    Automatic Stay and Multiple Bankruptcy Filing
    WHAT'S THE "AUTOMATIC STAY" AND WHY IT'S SO IMPORTANT The "automatic stay" stops creditors from pursuing you and your assets as of the moment your bankruptcy case is filed, and usually prevents them doing so as long as your case is active.…
  • Jul 17

    10 Ways Bankruptcy Solves Tax Problem

    10 Ways Bankruptcy Solves Tax Problem
    If you owe a lot of income taxes, you may have wondered whether bankruptcy can help you deal with this special kind of debt. There's a good chance that you have misconceptions about whether and how it might help. Hopefully this list will help…
  • Jun 5

    In Bankruptcy, Is Jointly Titled Property Community Property?

    In Bankruptcy, Is Jointly Titled Property Community Property?
    THE COMMUNITY PROPERTY DILEMMA Let's flesh out the question stated in the title: In California, a community property state, if a married couple buys an asset during their marriage in which the deed or other legal indication of ownership…
Rank this Week: 3053

Redlands Veterans' Affairs…

Redlands Veterans' Affairs Attorney Blog

Covers estate planning and elder law. By Esther Wang.

http://www.california-elder-law.com/blog/
  • Sep 1

    Children can be Compensated for Care

    Children can be Compensated for Care
    Many veterans and their spouses and widows need long-term care. The Veterans Administration provides pension benefits. But too many veterans don't know that these benefits cover assisted living costs, even if provided at home. Home is a…
  • Aug 26

    Protect Yourself and Loved Ones through Estate Planning

    Protect Yourself and Loved Ones through Estate Planning
    If you have the means to do so, almost everyone - including veterans - might want to consider setting up a formal legal plan to protect your assets. This plan can protect you and your children, while protecting your eligibility...
  • Aug 24

    Elder Law 101: What Exactly is Elder Law, Anyway?

    Elder Law 101: What Exactly is Elder Law, Anyway?
    What exactly is Elder Law, anyway? This may have been a question you've asked yourself somewhere along the way. As the country's population ages and baby boomers find themselves facing their golden years, more and more people find themselves…
Rank this Week: 2471

California Personal Injury…

California Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.victimslawyer.com/attorneyblog/
  • Sep 1

    Spine Injury Attorney in California

    Spine Injury Attorney in California
    As a spine injury attorney in California, I know that damage to the spinal cord or surrounding nerves can be one of the most severe and debilitating types of bodily harm.  Each year in the Golden State, many people receive spinal cord…
  • Aug 28

    Restaurant Burn Injury Claims in California

    Restaurant Burn Injury Claims in California
    Restaurant burn injury claims in California are something I have seen far too often as a CA personal injury attorney.  These incidents can happen in fast food chains like McDonalds and Starbucks, large chain restaurants like Applebees,…
  • Aug 25

    California Auto Insurance Rate Increases for Accident Claim

    California Auto Insurance Rate Increases for Accident Claim
    California auto insurance rate increases for accident claims is something that I get asked about frequently as a motor vehicle collision attorney.  Because the Golden State has one of the highest costs of car insurance, many people are…
Rank this Week: 2394

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Sep 1

    5 Steps to Get Ready for California’s New Equal Pay Law

    5 Steps to Get Ready for California’s New Equal Pay Law
    Currently, California Labor Code § 1197.5 requires that men and women working at the same location receive equal pay for equal work. But according to an all-but-enacted amendment to that statute, men and women must receive equal pay…
  • Aug 28

    Should Employment Lawyers Advise Clients on Workplace Violence Issues?

    Should Employment Lawyers Advise Clients on Workplace Violence Issues?
    If you advise employers, then you’re probably used to giving advice that derives more from good HR practices than from what the law requires. However, does that extend to advising clients how to avoid or address potential workplace…
  • Aug 26

    Before Terminating an Employee, Ask “Why Now?”

    Before Terminating an Employee, Ask “Why Now?”
    One of this blog’s most popular posts has been 24 Questions to Ask Before Terminating an Employee. Here’s another one: Why now? One way that employees and their lawyers attack the employer’s justification for the…
Rank this Week: 2045

California Eminent Domain Report

California Eminent Domain Report

Covers condemnation, inverse condemnation, and regulatory takings in California. By Nossaman LLP.

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

    What Happens When the United States Condemns a Street, Road or Public Highway?

    What Happens When the United States Condemns a Street, Road or Public Highway?
    Generally when the United States takes property pursuant to its eminent domain authority, “just compensation” is based on the market value of the property on the date of the taking.  However, when acquiring a street, road or…
  • Sep 1

    Eminent Domain for Public Improvements Supporting Private Development Project

    Eminent Domain for Public Improvements Supporting Private Development Project
    With the improving real estate economy, there have been an influx of new large development projects throughout California.  With these new proposed developments, it is common for local government agencies to require public improvements…
  • Aug 24

    A Legal Morass: Overlapping Takings Law With the Endangered Species Act

    A Legal Morass: Overlapping Takings Law With the Endangered Species Act
    Last week, Jeremy Jacobs posted an interesting article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Horne v. Dep’t of Agriculture, No. 14-275 (U.S. Jun. 22, 2015), and its potential application to…
Rank this Week: 3868

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law…

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law Blog

Covers land use, environmental, and real estate law in California.

http://blog.aklandlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1256

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

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

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

    StarKist Tuna is Giving Away Tuna or Cash: Here’s How to get Yours!

    StarKist Tuna is Giving Away Tuna or Cash: Here’s How to get Yours!
    If you are anything like us, then the possibility of getting free money or food is always of great interest. That’s why the recent decision by StarKist to settle a class action lawsuit is something that caused us to stand up and take…
  • Aug 24

    Top 5 Qualities to Look for in a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Top 5 Qualities to Look for in a Personal Injury Lawyer
    No one ever plans to need a personal injury lawyer. Accidents happen to all of us, everyday, and for some of us, the consequences last for months, years or an entire lifetime. When that accident happens through no fault of your own, or, God…
  • Aug 17

    3 Celebrity Courtroom Sketches MUCH Worse than Tom Brady’s!

    3 Celebrity Courtroom Sketches MUCH Worse than Tom Brady’s!
    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you surely have seen the news stories regarding the less-than-flattering courtroom sketch that was done of New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady. The sketch by veteran sketch artist Jane…
Rank this Week: 4237

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

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

    Word of the Month for September 2015: Undue Influence

    Word of the Month for September 2015: Undue Influence
    You ever notice that some people just seem to exist to serve as a warning for others?  Yeah, like all those people who win Darwin Awards, or people who keep responding to emails from people in Nigeria, or people who check the box on…
  • Aug 24

    I want it back

    I want it back
    Every day I get told stories.  Some fanciful like the guy who swore the girl looked 21 and was now looking at a 288 charge.  Some scary like the guy who had been staked by a rather large linebacker sized female.  Then there are…
  • Aug 17

    What would you do?!

    What would you do?!
    So, I'm sitting at the reference desk and I see this guy hanging across the way over by the Federal Digest.  Normally, I go up to people who appear lost in the stacks but this guy wasn't lost.  He was watching me.  Basically, a…
Rank this Week: 3576

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/
  • Sep 1

    California Court Erred by Exceeding Spouse's Request for Relief in Divorce-Related Action

    California Court Erred by Exceeding Spouse's Request for Relief in Divorce-Related Action
    One way to reduce the length of a divorce proceeding is for the parties to resolve most of the significant issues through a marital settlement agreement. While this may not always be feasible, spouses will benefit from having a certain amount…
  • Aug 25

    California Court Overturns Divorce Settlement Due to Coercion

    California Court Overturns Divorce Settlement Due to Coercion
    Many different factors can affect the length and cost of a divorce proceeding, not the least of which concerns the parties' ability to negotiate and interact with each other in a civil and amiable manner. Spouses who are able to work together…
  • Aug 18

    California Court Upholds Termination of Child Support by "Operation of Law"

    California Court Upholds Termination of Child Support by "Operation of Law"
    Parents who decide to divorce or separate must address a host of difficult issues, both financial and emotional. Among the most contentious is child support. Fortunately, there are state guidelines that assist the parties in calculating an…
Rank this Week: 3344

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

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

    Fear of Bankruptcy Misplaced

    Fear of Bankruptcy Misplaced
    Fear accompanies debt, like a man and his shadow. People in debt are afraid of the caller on the phone.  They are afraid of the process server.  They are afraid of the truth getting out. Yet, they fear bankruptcy more,…
  • Sep 1

    Your Business And You In Bankruptcy

    Your Business And You In Bankruptcy
    Facets on a gem bend light and change how we see things. The same thing happens when bankruptcy law encounters a small business owner and the business itself. Seen from one angle of the law, the business is a valuable asset. Seen from…
  • Aug 31

    “Hold Harmless” Survives “To Have and To Hold”

    “Hold Harmless” Survives “To Have and To Hold”
      Divorce usually requires the division of the debts of the marriage along with the assets. The legalese usually requires each party to indemnify and hold harmless the other from the debts assigned to that party. Most folks skim over…
Rank this Week: 1697