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Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    New Statewide Regs Push for Local Bans on Medical Marijuana

    New Statewide Regs Push for Local Bans on Medical Marijuana
    Since medical marijuana was legalized in the State of California back in the mid 1990s, there has been a lack of statewide regulation for the most part. The state did not want to get involved, so, for that reason, people often compared the…
  • Jan 30

    Florida Citizens Pushing for Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative

    Florida Citizens Pushing for Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative
    Every year, we see additional states legalizing medical marijuana. In some states and the District of Columbia, we have actually had votes for full legalization of marijuana, even for recreational purposes. This definitely seems the way…
  • Jan 28

    Medical Marijuana Laws in CA More Liberal than in NY

    Medical Marijuana Laws in CA More Liberal than in NY
    There has been a huge increase in the support for medical marijuana legalization across the nation since California legalized medical marijuana 20 years ago. However, it has been in the past 10 years that we have seen such a large surge of…
Rank this Week: 4493

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Kenney Legal Defense Corporation.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefense.guru/
  • Feb 2

    So They Escaped…

    So They Escaped…
      Orange County was hit with the news that three inmates had escaped from the Orange County Jail on January 22, 2016. These men used their knowledge of the jail and the procedures in place—timing their escape so that they got a…
  • Jan 27

    You Made A Mistake And Are Charged With A Crime…You May Have A Defense!

    You Made A Mistake And Are Charged With A Crime…You May Have A Defense!
    “Mistakes – call them unexpected learning experiences.” ― Richard Bach   There are certain situations where you may not be held liable for a crime that you have committed. Yes, you read that correctly, in some…
  • Jan 14

    The Importance of Jury Nullification …

    The Importance of Jury Nullification …
    “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere” … Martin Luther King, Jr. You’re sitting at the defense table, handcuffed. You’re waiting for the jury to read their verdict, the verdict that decides your…
Rank this Week: 1923

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/
  • Feb 2

    5 Insurance Tips for Emerging Companie

    5 Insurance Tips for Emerging Companie
    When a new company moves to secure funding and formalize operations, insurance is often an afterthought. But with a bit of effort, emerging companies can obtain strong insurance protection, maximize their existing coverage, and make…
  • Jan 20

    Talking to the Board About Cyber Insurance

    Talking to the Board About Cyber Insurance
    In the ACC Docket article, Cybersecurity and Data Breaches: How In-House Counsel Can Engage the Board, my fellow partner Carly Alameda and her co-author Olga Mack of ClearSlide correctly observe that cyber insurance may cover costs a company…
  • Jan 6

    Protect Your Wine Business Against Data Security Breaches and Other Cyber Risk

    Protect Your Wine Business Against Data Security Breaches and Other Cyber Risk
    and David Smith David Smith and I have recently been writing and speaking about cyber risks and cyber insurance for the wine industry. While many of the high-profile data security breaches in the news involve large public companies, all…
Rank this Week: 4270

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy law, debt counseling, tax resolution, and IRS audit help. By John D. Faucher.

http://johndfaucher.com/blog/
  • Feb 2

    Tax Season is Phishing & Scam Season

    Tax Season is Phishing & Scam Season
    I recently received an email solicitation — purporting to be from the IRS — claiming I was eligible for a refund and asking me to click a link to process my return for the refund. Here’s a copy of it.  It is shamelessly…
  • Jan 19

    If You Sign Your Tax Return, You’re Responsible For It — Even If You Use A Preparer…

    If You Sign Your Tax Return, You’re Responsible For It — Even If You Use A Preparer…
    My client called in a panic. He was being audited, and the IRS wanted to know why he claimed $2,500 in mileage expense on his Schedule C. My client doesn’t own a Schedule C business. The IRS also questioned my client’s $10,000…
  • Jan 12

    The IRS Appeals Officer & Proce

    The IRS Appeals Officer & Proce
    When a taxpayer disagrees with the IRS auditor’s determination, the IRS assigns the matter to an appeals officer. This is a second, new IRS employee that the taxpayer can negotiate with. Importantly, as a taxpayer deals with…
Rank this Week: 1940

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/
  • Feb 2

    California Court Upholds Modification of Spousal Support, Cites Family Code Factor

    California Court Upholds Modification of Spousal Support, Cites Family Code Factor
    Under the California Family Code, when a couple gets divorced, the court is empowered to award spousal support. The law sets forth a variety of factors for the court to weigh in determining the amount to be awarded and to whom. One of the…
  • Jan 26

    California Court Upholds Graduated Reduction of Spousal Support to Zero

    California Court Upholds Graduated Reduction of Spousal Support to Zero
    As part of a divorce proceeding, the family court often issues an award of monthly spousal support to one of the parties. California law sets forth a variety of factors to weigh in determining the amount of support. It is important to keep in…
  • Jan 19

    California Court Rules Retirement Benefits Are a Community Asset in Divorce

    California Court Rules Retirement Benefits Are a Community Asset in Divorce
    Often, one of the most contentious issues in a divorce proceeding is the division of marital property. California law clearly states that courts shall divide the community estate of the parties equally. Therefore, it is incumbent upon the…
Rank this Week: 3288

Kalia Law P.C. Business Law Blog

Kalia Law P.C. Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to starting and running a business.

http://www.kalialawpc.com/from-the-blog/
  • Feb 2

    What Small Business Owners Should Know About Joint Employment

    What Small Business Owners Should Know About Joint Employment
    In recent years, many business models have become more flexible and labor arrangements have become more creative to better suit business owners. Many small businesses may need assistance but may not have the need or ability to hire full-time…
  • Jan 8

    Intellectual Property Concerns for Tech Startup

    Intellectual Property Concerns for Tech Startup
    For many startups in the technology sector, their most valuable asset is an idea, and in today’s Internet-connected world, an idea can be worth billions of dollars. The ability to instantly reach and connect millions of people on their…
  • Jan 4

    Information Regarding California’s Paid Sick Leave Requirement

    Information Regarding California’s Paid Sick Leave Requirement
    If you own a business in California and have any employees, you should be well aware of the new law that went into effect in July of 2015. The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act requires employers to allow employees to accrue paid sick…
Rank this Week: 1911

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/
  • Feb 2

    California Motorcycle Accident Jury Verdict

    California Motorcycle Accident Jury Verdict
    A recent case in Santa Clara County in which a plaintiff motorcyclist sued a motor vehicle driver for negligence in a motorcycle and car accident case resulted in a verdict of nearly $1.2 million for the plaintiff. The defendant driver had…
  • Jan 25

    Los Angeles Bicycle Accident

    Los Angeles Bicycle Accident
    Los Angeles bicycle accidents are, unfortunately, on the rise especially in certain parts of L.A.  Bicycles have increasingly become popular again as more people move into the larger city areas. The need for transportation in these areas…
  • Jan 7

    Burn Injury Jury Verdict in California

    Burn Injury Jury Verdict in California
    Burn injury claims are some of the most serious personal injury actions in California. Such was the case in a recent lawsuit involving the severe burning of a minor in a public park has become a precedent setting decision after it was ruled…
Rank this Week: 1626

California Debt Blog

California Debt Blog

Provides information and advice about debt collection, dealing with debt collectors, and how to protect yourself from the tactics of the debt collection industry. By Jonathan G. Stein.

http://www.californiadebtblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    Debt Collection is the 2nd Most Popular Scam

    Debt Collection is the 2nd Most Popular Scam
    The Better Business Bureau came out with their top 10 scams of 2015. Yes, I know it is already February of 2016, but I had to help people who were victims of the first two scams: IRS issues and debt...
  • Dec 18

    JPMorgan Chase to Pay Restitution for Debt Collection Victim

    JPMorgan Chase to Pay Restitution for Debt Collection Victim
    Good news for California consumers: JPMorgan Chase, also known as Chase, also known as one of the worst banks around, is finally going to pay restitution to California. This litigation has been going on for over 2 years. Between 2009...
  • Dec 11

    Breaking the Pay Day Loan Cycle

    Breaking the Pay Day Loan Cycle
    This is a common problem in December and January. People spend too much money on their holiday gifts. See my last post! Then, they take out a payday loan and cannot pay it back. They are being harassed by a...
Rank this Week: 1124

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Covers discovery plans, depositions, interrogatories and privileges. By Katherine Gallo.

http://www.resolvingdiscoverydisputes.com/
  • Feb 2

    2016 New Years Resolution–New Requirements for Deposition Notice

    2016 New Years Resolution–New Requirements for Deposition Notice
    There was only one change to the Discovery Codes but it was significant.  The legislature added language to Code of Civil Procedure Section 2025.220 with added requirements when you serve a deposition notice.  The deposition…
  • Jan 12

    Are You Following Up on Your Opponent’s Discovery Responses?

    Are You Following Up on Your Opponent’s Discovery Responses?
    Unlike Federal Rule Civil Procedure 26(e)(1) – (2), California law does not impose a continuing duty on a party to supplement their interrogatory or document responses.  Biles v. Exxon Mobil Corp. (2004) 124 CA 4th 1315. …
  • Dec 9

    No Waiver of Privileges for Inadequate Privilege Log

    No Waiver of Privileges for Inadequate Privilege Log
      Can a trial court order a party to disclose potentially privileged information because the party’s privilege log did not provide sufficient information for the court to evaluate whether the privilege applies?  According to…
Rank this Week: 3719

California Personal Injury…

California Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.victimslawyer.com/attorneyblog/
  • Feb 2

    Spinal Fusion Surgery Due To Trauma

    Spinal Fusion Surgery Due To Trauma
    Spinal injuries are some of the most severe injury types that people may suffer when they are injured in motor vehicle accidents or in slip-and-fall accidents. When a person suffers such things as fractures to the vertebrae, protruding discs…
  • Jan 28

    Concussions Following Motor Vehicle Accident

    Concussions Following Motor Vehicle Accident
    Concussions are a common diagnosis following a motor vehicle accident. No matter whether you’ve been injured in a car accident, motorcycle accident, bicycle accident or pedestrian mishap, it is essential that you seek medical attention…
  • Jan 27

    Los Angeles Traffic Accident

    Los Angeles Traffic Accident
    The City of Los Angeles has the highest rate of vehicle related accidents in the United States. With a population of over 18.5 million people in the greater Los Angeles area, and an influx of business visitors and tourists, it is very easy to…
Rank this Week: 1709

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    Getting Fired in California over a DUI

    Getting Fired in California over a DUI
    According to a recent news article from HR.BLR.com, an employee was driving his personal vehicle when he was arrested and charged with drunk driving in California. At the time of his arrest, he was working for a major insurance carrier as a…
  • Jan 29

    Arbitration Mandatory for California Truck Driver Wage Dispute

    Arbitration Mandatory for California Truck Driver Wage Dispute
    According to recent news feature from HR.BLR.com, a California employer operates a shipping, distribution, and warehousing business at ports in Southern California, including Los Angeles and Long Beach. The company accepts the shipments at…
  • Jan 27

    One Wage for Restaurant Worker

    One Wage for Restaurant Worker
    If you have never waited tables, you probably do not understand how servers get paid and why tips are very important. In 43 states in the nation, restaurant workers get paid far less than minimum. While the federal minimum wage is $7.25, an…
Rank this Week: 1625

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

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

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

    File Bankruptcy Without A Lawyer? New, Longer Forms Not Helpful

    File Bankruptcy Without A Lawyer? New, Longer Forms Not Helpful
    Here in the Central District of California, nearly 25% of all bankruptcy filings are made without a lawyer.  Things recently got a little bit easier for this crowd in our courts; allegedly.  This is an important issue with our…
  • Jan 4

    2016 New Year’s Resolutions Infographic

    2016 New Year’s Resolutions Infographic
    Treat your New Year’s resolutions like goals and then take regular action steps each day to help you reach your goals this year. It’s important to write your goals down and then take some action toward those goals.  For…
  • Nov 2

    Pros & Cons: Married Filing Separately

    Pros & Cons: Married Filing Separately
    If you are married and considering Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you have additional issues to think about. To start, you’ll have to decide which option works best for you: filing a joint bankruptcy or an individual bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 3562

Ledger & Associates Blog

Ledger & Associates Blog

Covers auto accidents and personal injury law.

http://www.ledgerlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 2

    Just in Case of a Car Accident-Forewarned is Fore Armed – Arm Yourself with Knowledge

    Just in Case of a Car Accident-Forewarned is Fore Armed – Arm Yourself with Knowledge
    Car accidents can have far-reaching results, especially when the driver or passengers suffer injuries in a collision. Medical bills are a certainty, legal issues are a definite possibility, and an injury accident can generate collateral…
  • Jan 21

    What are the common causes of 18 wheeler truck accidents?

    What are the common causes of 18 wheeler truck accidents?
    Big trucks like 18 wheeler are an important part of our economy. They carry goods across the country all day and night, delivering much-needed products rapidly. Unfortunately, those 18 wheelers can also cause considerable damage if in an…
  • Jan 2

    Surprising Reasons Why an Employer is Liable for an Employee’s Auto Accident

    Surprising Reasons Why an Employer is Liable for an Employee’s Auto Accident
    Car accident attorneys in California caution employers that they may have liability for employee auto accidents, not only if they occur when an employee is driving in a company vehicle, but in some cases, while an employee is driving personal…
Rank this Week: 3651

Los Angeles Insurance Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance law. By Joshua Haffner.

http://www.losangelesinsurancelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1501

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
  • Feb 1

    Yes, a Stranger Can Cancel Your LLC!

    Yes, a Stranger Can Cancel Your LLC!
    This post discusses how (amazingly!) an unauthorized stranger can cancel your LLC (limited liability company) or corporation. It is based on a Quora question that I answered. See What prevents someone from filing a restated certificate of…
  • Jan 13

    What is a DMCA Counter Notification?

    What is a DMCA Counter Notification?
    In Terms of Use and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), I discussed DMCA provisions pertaining to takedown notices. This post discusses how an online service provider should respond to a takedown notice and the role of the counter…
  • Jan 11

    Limited Liability – a Definition

    Limited Liability – a Definition
    This post on the meaning of the term limited liability is based on a Quora answer that I provided. Please see What does limited liability and unlimited liability mean in case of companies? Meaning of Limited Liability “Limited…
Rank this Week: 3872

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law news, updates and commentary. Published By Hoffman & Associates

http://www.losangelescriminallawyersblog.com
  • Feb 1

    What is a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles Hit and Run Case?

    What is a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles Hit and Run Case?
    If you have been charged with a criminal offense, your first appearance in Court will be the Arraignment. At the arraignment, you will be read your rights, the charges against you and the potential sentence. You will then have the opportunity…
  • Jan 13

    Consequences of Not Appearing at a Los Angeles Criminal Arraignment

    Consequences of Not Appearing at a Los Angeles Criminal Arraignment
    If you have been arrested for a criminal offense, you have not been found guilty. The court has to make a finding of your guilt, either through a full trial, or through a plea entered by you. The very first appearance you make in Court is…
  • Dec 1

    What Kind of Sentence can I Expect in my Los Angeles Criminal Case?

    What Kind of Sentence can I Expect in my Los Angeles Criminal Case?
    If you have been charged with a criminal offense in Southern California, that does not mean you have been convicted. If there is no conviction, you will not be facing any type of sentence. If you have either entered a plea of guilty, or no…
Rank this Week: 3198

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    What are the requirements to successfully file a self-employed H-1B petition?

    What are the requirements to successfully file a self-employed H-1B petition?
    In this segment, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick discusses the key to filing a successful self-employed H-1B petition. For more information please contact us for a free consultation. One of the most important factors in filing a successful self…
  • Jan 25

    What are some ways to obtain relief from deportation?

    What are some ways to obtain relief from deportation?
    In this segment, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick answers one of your most frequently asked questions: What are some ways to obtain relief from deportation? Overview: There are generally four ways to obtain relief from deportation through…
  • Jan 18

    How to pass a green card marriage interview

    How to pass a green card marriage interview
    In this segment, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick answers one of your most frequently asked questions: How do I pass a green card marriage interview? Overview:  The green card marriage interview usually takes place three to four months after…
Rank this Week: 4016

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/
Rank this Week: 1612

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

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

    Word of the Month for February 2016: Domestic Violence

    Word of the Month for February 2016: Domestic Violence
    For the record, during the months of November through January, the legal world, for the most part, slows down.  For the most part.  Today, we've had three domestic violence cases come through out doors and one of them involved a guy…
  • Jan 25

    Tell Me A Story

    Tell Me A Story
    The other day I had an attorney come up to me and asked if I would be a soundboard.  Seems attorney was going into trial in a day, or so, and needed some critique on their opening statement to the jury.45 mintues later, my brain had…
  • Jan 18

    They See You When You're Sleeping

    They See You When You're Sleeping
    Did you know that each time you run a search in Google (the #1 search engine), team Google saves your key words and the links you click on.  Team Google then sells that data to vendors who then target you with specific ads based on past…
Rank this Week: 3517

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Drug Trafficking found to be particularly serious crime

    Drug Trafficking found to be particularly serious crime
    The Fourth Circuit upheld the BIA and the IJ’s determination that the petitioner’s aggravated felony conviction for a drug trafficking crime, for which the petitioner received a sentence of five years’ imprisonment, was per…
  • Feb 1

    BALCA overturns denial of Labor Cert

    BALCA overturns denial of Labor Cert
    BALCA overturned the Certifying Officer’s denial and ordered that the labor certification be granted, holding that Notice of Filing (NOF) regulations only require the NOF to contain information specific enough to apprise U.S. workers of…
  • Feb 1

    Portability Provisions cannot be used if original I-140 not valid

    Portability Provisions cannot be used if original I-140 not valid
    The Eighth Circuit affirmed the district court’s dismissal, holding that the court lacked jurisdiction to consider whether USCIS failed to comply with disclosure requirements under 8 CFR §103.2(b)(16) when it revoked the…
Rank this Week: 2674

California Construction Law Blog

California Construction Law Blog

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

http://calconstructionlawblog.com
  • Feb 1

    The Prompt Payment Rollercoaster

    The Prompt Payment Rollercoaster
    This past year we wrote about a case involving California’s prompt payment laws and the current state of confusion with the prompt payment statutes which are scattered throughout the…
  • Jan 25

    California Supreme Court Shifts Gears on “Reverse CEQA”

    California Supreme Court Shifts Gears on “Reverse CEQA”
    The California Supreme Court has shifted gears on so-called “reverse CEQA” under the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”). The Supreme Court, in a much-anticipated decision, in California…
  • Jan 21

    California’s Labor Enforcement Task Force Continues to Set Fire to the Underground Economy

    California’s Labor Enforcement Task Force Continues to Set Fire to the Underground Economy
    If you’re a fan of the Hunger Games trilogy, either the books or the movies, you’re likely familiar with “The Hob,” the black market in District 12 where…
Rank this Week: 1574

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

Covers current immigration legal issues. By Jonathan D. Montag.

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Jan 31

    Migrant child abuse story not a victory or defeat for anyone.

    Migrant child abuse story not a victory or defeat for anyone.
    In the net-sum-game political world we live in, a victory for one side of a polarized issue is considered a defeat for the other side. This is true with immigration and particularly true with the influx of families and unaccompanied minors…
  • Jan 24

    Ted Cruz’s lying is not going to make his birth problem go away.

    Ted Cruz’s lying is not going to make his birth problem go away.
    At the last Republican debate, on January 14, 2016, Ted Cruz said to the Republican front runner Donald Trump, “Listen, I spent my entire life defending the Constitution before the U.S. Supreme court and I’ll tell you I’m…
  • Jan 7

    Is Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz a U.S. citizen?

    Is Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz a U.S. citizen?
    It’s déjà vu  all over again. Is a first term senator and former adjunct law professor running for President a U.S. citizen? This time the question is about Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz, born in Calgary,…
Rank this Week: 4960

Quintilone & Associates Blog

Quintilone & Associates Blog

Discusses the defense and prosecution of California federal and state lawsuits alleging discrimination, retaliation and harassment, including class action lawsuits.

http://quintilonelaw.net/blog
  • Jan 31

    Notable Changes in California Employment Law for 2016

    Notable Changes in California Employment Law for 2016
    It is that time of year again for California employees to hear about the latest and greatest out of Sacramento and for California employers to revisit their policies and handbooks to assess compliance with the slew of new California…
  • Oct 7

    Governor Brown Signs California Fair Pay Act

    Governor Brown Signs California Fair Pay Act
    California women will now enjoy the most specific laws in the United States aimed at requiring equal pay for equal work while concurrently fighting employers in discrimination claims. With the signing of SB 358 by Senator Hannah-Beth…
  • Sep 28

    Sakkab v. Luxottica Retail – 9th Circuit Holds FAA Does not Preempt Iskanian and PAGA

    Sakkab v. Luxottica Retail – 9th Circuit Holds FAA Does not Preempt Iskanian and PAGA
    In a victory over mandatory arbitration, the 9th Circuit panel reversed the United States District Court’s Order granting Luxottica Retail North America’s motion to compel arbitration of claims and dismissing the remainder of…
Rank this Week: 3714

Autolaw

Autolaw

Covers issues and legal challenges facing California auto dealers. By Chris Bruni.

http://autolaw.typepad.com/autolaw/
  • Jan 31

    Compelling?

    Compelling?
    I came across an interesting case from the 1st Appellate District involving binding arbitration and the use (or not) of Spanish Language contracts. In Ramos v Westlake Services, LLC, 1st Appellate District, A141353 the dealership sold the…
  • Nov 30

    The Italians are Coming! (part two...)

    The Italians are Coming! (part two...)
    I just returned from the LA Auto Show over the Thanksgiving break. Lots of new models, lots of exciting displays! The one that caught my eye however was the Alfa Romeo concourse. Beautiful Italian design, lots of metal and espresso...
  • Oct 27

    Enzo Lives!

    Enzo Lives!
    I was recently invited to Auto Week down in Monterey, California. No, I didn't make it to Pebble Beach, but I did make it to Legends of the Autobahn. They had some truly beautiful German cars on the greens. The...
Rank this Week: 877

Chinese Hotel Law Blog

Chinese Hotel Law Blog

Covers consumer law. By Hotel Lawyer Jim Butler & the Hotel Law Attorneys of the Global Hospitality Group.

http://www.chinesehotellawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1885

What's New in Employment Law?

What's New in Employment Law?

Focuses on employment law developments, particularly in California.

http://shawvalenza.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    EEOC Proposes to Modify EEO-1 Form to Include Wage Data

    EEOC Proposes to Modify EEO-1 Form to Include Wage Data
    The EEOC is proposing to change EEO-1 reporting requirements to add wage data.  Employers who file the EEO-1 (private sector employers with > 100 employees and federal contractors with > 50 employees) already report race and sex of…
  • Jan 26

    Court of Appeal: Employer Entitled to Recoup Training Costs Under Repayment Agreement

    Court of Appeal: Employer Entitled to Recoup Training Costs Under Repayment Agreement
    Employers invest in employees in different ways. For example, sometimes employers pay for employees to undergo significant training.  And they hope the employee will not promptly leave and use that training while working for another…
  • Jan 24

    Back in 2013, a 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court…

    Back in 2013, a 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court "assumed" in Genesis Healthcare v. Symczyk that an unaccepted "offer of judgment" could moot a plaintiff's class action, if the offer would have provided the plaintiff complete relief on her individual…
Rank this Week: 669

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

http://www.lawbabcock.com/blog
  • Jan 30

    El Defenso de Owen Hanson

    El Defenso de Owen Hanson
    I have the honor of representing Owen Hanson in charges related to alleged narcotics (methamphetamine and cocaine) and gambling activity. HIs case, which is filed in the federal criminal court in San Diego, has gotten a great deal of…
  • Jan 30

    Defense of Owen Hanson

    Defense of Owen Hanson
    I have the honor of representing Owen Hanson in charges related to alleged narcotics (methamphetamine and cocaine) and gambling activity. HIs case, which is filed in the federal criminal court in San Diego, has gotten a great deal of…
  • Jul 24

    Of Bridges, Police, And Criminal Defense Attorney

    Of Bridges, Police, And Criminal Defense Attorney
      I just got back from a vacation.  Yes, a vacation for me is taking three days off, driving 500 miles to go fishing, worrying about my clients, putting out a fishing line, catching no fish, worrying more about my clients, and…
Rank this Week: 4589

Los Angeles Personal Injury Blog

Los Angeles Personal Injury Blog

By the Law Offices of Daniel A. Gibalevich.

http://www.epersonalinjurylawyers.com/blog/
  • Jan 29

    Train Trouble in California

    Train Trouble in California
    Train Accident in Philadelphia   A train crash can be a scary thing. When a train crashes,there’s not much anyone can do but pray for the best.     Original post: Investigators examining last month’s fatal…
  • Jan 22

    Bicycle Accidents in California

    Bicycle Accidents in California
    Girl Riding Bicycle Fatally Struck It’s not uncommon for children to be riding their bikes around town or especially around schools, where that might be there means of transportation to and from the school. People generally slow down…
  • Jan 18

    Dog Bite Awareness Never Hurt

    Dog Bite Awareness Never Hurt
    Young Child Suffered From Dog Bite   “My grandson came back with his whole face bloody.” Patty Hanenberg says her 6-year-old grandson Emerick was playing with the kids next door, when suddenly the neighbor’s pet dog…
Rank this Week: 1991

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David M. Boertje.

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Russell Taylor, Jared Fogle’s Accomplice, Sentenced to 27 Year

    Russell Taylor, Jared Fogle’s Accomplice, Sentenced to 27 Year
    Russell Taylor, the man who was accused of being Jared Fogle’s accomplice in a child pornography ring, was sentenced to 27 years in federal prison by Judge Tanya Walton Pratt, on December 10, 2015. Mr. Taylor is convicted of producing…
  • Jan 27

    Bill Cosby Charged With 2004 Drugging, Sexual Assault Of Woman

    Bill Cosby Charged With 2004 Drugging, Sexual Assault Of Woman
    In a controversy that took the nation by storm, Bill Cosby was arrested for the drugging and sexual assault of a woman in 2004. Since allegations first surfaced, dozens of women have come forward accusing Cosby of drugging and raping them.…
  • Jan 22

    Hung Jury in the First of the Freddie Gray Trial

    Hung Jury in the First of the Freddie Gray Trial
    Last April, the U.S. Department of Justice opened up a civil rights investigation over the death of Freddie Gray while he was in the custody of the Baltimore police. His neck was somehow broken and spinal cord severed whilst in transport to…
Rank this Week: 1309

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • Jan 29

    Mild Head Injuries Cause Long-Term Impairment

    Mild Head Injuries Cause Long-Term Impairment
    We know that multiple concussions can result in irreparable, long-term damage. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative disease of the brain, is now a condition that we know results from sustaining repeated traumatic brain…
  • Jan 22

    Rising Highway Deaths in California

    Rising Highway Deaths in California
    Is it safe to travel on the highways in California? Whether you are commuting to work in San Diego on the I-5 or are taking a vacation that requires you to drive with your family along the I-10, it is extremely important to be aware of…
  • Jan 15

    Medical Malpractice and Patient Privacy

    Medical Malpractice and Patient Privacy
    Does the failure to maintain a patient’s privacy ever rise to the level of medical negligence? According to a recent article from NPR, disclosing a patient’s health history under certain circumstances may in fact be grounds for a…
Rank this Week: 1391

California Nursing Home Abuse…

California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Nursing Home Abuse and Social Media

    Nursing Home Abuse and Social Media
    If you have an elderly loved one in a nursing home or assisted-living facility in the San Diego area, do you need to worry about whether abusive photos of your loved one will end up on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat?…
  • Jan 22

    More Problems in California’s Assisted-Living Facilitie

    More Problems in California’s Assisted-Living Facilitie
    Are California’s assisted-living facilities getting any safer for elderly residents? You might remember a series of reports in U-T San Diego about the prevalence of “deadly neglect” in assisted living facilities throughout…
  • Jan 15

    CANHR Lawsuit Gives Power Back to Nursing Home Resident

    CANHR Lawsuit Gives Power Back to Nursing Home Resident
    What happens when a nursing home resident cannot make medical decisions for herself but she has no family members to rely upon? Last summer, we told you about a case that went before the Alameda County Superior Court, which put some of the…
Rank this Week: 1286

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/
  • Jan 29

    Homeowner Attorneys at your HOA’s Board Meetings? This Could Become the New Normal

    Homeowner Attorneys at your HOA’s Board Meetings? This Could Become the New Normal
    Civil Code Section 4925 grants to each member of a homeowners association (“HOA”) the right to attend HOA board meetings (except for executive session meetings). Section 4925 also grants members with rights to speak at board…
  • Jan 19

    New Client: Boulevard Homeowners Association

    New Client: Boulevard Homeowners Association
    We are proud to announce that Boulevard Homeowners Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Located in Santa Clara, Boulevard is the latest collection of condominiums designed for…
  • Jan 12

    New Client: Ravello Homeowners Association

    New Client: Ravello Homeowners Association
    We are proud to announce that Ravello Homeowners Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Ravello by Shea Homes is a brand new condominium community located within…
Rank this Week: 2968

Professional Legal Coaching

Professional Legal Coaching

By Eleanor Southers.

http://www.professionallegalcoaching.com/
  • Jan 29

    A MASTERMIND GROUP CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE!

    A MASTERMIND GROUP CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE!
      I wanted to let you know that we are forming a Mastermind Group for Attorneys here in Santa Cruz, CA.  Below is the announcement.  If you don’t live in this area but are interested in attending a group , let me…
  • Jan 25

    MORE MONEY TALK: OH BOY!

    MORE MONEY TALK: OH BOY!
    Since it is the first of the year, it is still great fun to talk about money!  Last blog you got on it and created a plan to find out if you were meeting your monthly nut.  Today, I thought it would be fun to take a look at a few…
  • Jan 11

    BE HONEST: DID YOU MAKE ENOUGH MONEY IN 2015?

    BE HONEST: DID YOU MAKE ENOUGH MONEY IN 2015?
    LET’S BE HONEST.  NO ONE IS LOOKING. Review your income and expenses in 2015 NOW.  Yes, I know you don’t have to do taxes for a few more months but this is really important.  Also label expenses or categorize them…
Rank this Week: 1992

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1824

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

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

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Copyright Infringement and the First Sale Defense

    Copyright Infringement and the First Sale Defense
    The Ninth Circuit’s recent decision in the case of Dolby Systems, Inc. v. Christenson, focuses primarily on the issue of which party bears the initial burden of proof with regard to a “first sale” defense in a copyright…
  • Jan 25

    Five IP Pitfalls That Start-Up (and Grown Up) Companies Can Easily Avoid

    Five IP Pitfalls That Start-Up (and Grown Up) Companies Can Easily Avoid
    In business, there are numerous opportunities for pitfalls, mistakes and errors and they come up in all different legal areas – from basic formation issues to labor and employment to intellectual property. Mistakes and missteps…
  • Jan 12

    Don’t Get On the Wrong Side of Taylor Swift in a Copyright Case!

    Don’t Get On the Wrong Side of Taylor Swift in a Copyright Case!
    Taylor Swift has been in the news a lot over the last year or so. She is phenomenally successful. Her hit album “1989” concert tour was the highest grossing tour in the world in 2015 (over $250 million) and the highest grossing…
Rank this Week: 2246

Pleasanton Business & Commercial…

Pleasanton Business & Commercial Law Blog

Covers Pleasanton business and commercial law. By Law Offices of James G. Schwartz P.C.

http://www.jgschwartzlawblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Employers in California May Not Enact “Use It or Lose It” Policies for Accrued Vacation Time

    Employers in California May Not Enact “Use It or Lose It” Policies for Accrued Vacation Time
    When an employee parts ways with an employer—whether by the employee’s choice or the employer’s—it is often a difficult process of transition. Among many important questions for the employer to consider is the total…
  • Jan 15

    California Fair Pay Act Takes Effect at the Beginning of 2016

    California Fair Pay Act Takes Effect at the Beginning of 2016
    A new wage equality law took effect in California on January 1, 2016. Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 358, the California Fair Pay Act, on October 6, 2015. Wage discrimination based on sex has been prohibited by state and federal law for…
  • Dec 31

    Court Rules Against TV Streaming Company in Copyright Lawsuit

    Court Rules Against TV Streaming Company in Copyright Lawsuit
    Web-based streaming services, which allow users to view movies and television programs on their computers, televisions, and mobile devices without having to download large video files, have become a major component of the entertainment and…
Rank this Week: 1707

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    SUPER BOWL SUNDAY – OR ANY DAY – A DUI WILL COST YOU A LOT IN TIME AND MONEY

    SUPER BOWL SUNDAY – OR ANY DAY – A DUI WILL COST YOU A LOT IN TIME AND MONEY
      Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner. Time for gathering around the big screen with chips and beer, lots of beer. And time for the CHP to be out in full force. The Super Bowl Sunday roads are notoriously plagued with drivers…
  • Jan 21

    DO RIDE SHARING APPS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO MAKE OUR ROADS SAFER?

    DO RIDE SHARING APPS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO MAKE OUR ROADS SAFER?
      Is this a trend? The DUI arrests made in Orange County during the 2016 New Year’s holiday was almost half the number of DUI arrests during the 2015 New Year’s holiday. Los Angeles County also saw a decrease in DUI arrests…
  • Jan 15

    What Are The Consequences Of Refusing To Submit To A Chemical Test After A DUI Arrest?

    What Are The Consequences Of Refusing To Submit To A Chemical Test After A DUI Arrest?
    WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU REFUSE TO SUBMIT TO A CHEMICAL TEST AFTER A DUI ARREST? Most California drivers are aware that the law does not convey the same Constitutional rights, which are normally afforded to an arrestee, when the person is arrested…
Rank this Week: 4224

Oakland Personal Injury Attorney…

Oakland Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury law. By The Law Offices of Stephen M. Fuerch.

http://www.oaklandpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2057

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

Answers common questions regarding California criminal proceedings. By Graham Donath.

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Jan 29

    Your Guide to California’s New Police Law

    Your Guide to California’s New Police Law
    As of late 2015, California has two new laws regarding police shooting cases and police recordings. Both pieces of legislation were passed in light of the civil unrest and attention to police misconduct around the country. Here’s what…
  • Jan 25

    Juvie and Gang Crimes: 8 Signs Your Child May Be in a Gang

    Juvie and Gang Crimes: 8 Signs Your Child May Be in a Gang
    Gang involvement is a serious problem in southern California, and many dangerous gangs operate in and around the Riverside area. These groups indoctrinate children into their organizations, and once you’re in a gang, it’s…
  • Jan 22

    How Social Media Can Weaken Your Defense in a Criminal Case

    How Social Media Can Weaken Your Defense in a Criminal Case
    Some people live out their lives on social media. They post everything that happens to them, from their first coffee in the morning until their fight with a boyfriend or girlfriend at night. Unfortunately, these social interactions can be…
Rank this Week: 2470

Aviation Law Monitor

Aviation Law Monitor

Provides insight and commentary on aviation accidents and the law. By Danko Meredith.

http://www.aviationlawmonitor.com/
  • Jan 28

    Passengers Fall Ill on American Airlines Flight 109: Another Fume Event?

    Passengers Fall Ill on American Airlines Flight 109: Another Fume Event?
    American Airlines Flight 109, traveling from London to Los Angeles, was two hours into its flight when passengers and crew members suddenly started fainting or otherwise becoming ill.   The captain turned the Boeing 777 around and…
  • Dec 21

    Piper Turbo Lance Crash in Bakersfield: Icing?

    Piper Turbo Lance Crash in Bakersfield: Icing?
    Piper N36402 departed Reid-Hillview Airport for Las Vegas as it was getting dark.  The pilot had his wife and three children on board.  Though the weather was challenging, the aircraft was turbocharged, which would have allowed the…
  • Dec 13

    SkyLife HEMS Crash and Weather

    SkyLife HEMS Crash and Weather
    The SkyLife Bell 407 air ambulance helicopter departed from Porterville Airport at 6:52.  It crashed minutes later, halfway into its 50 mile flight to San Joaquin Hospital in Bakersfield.  The four aboard will killed, including the…
Rank this Week: 4153

Immigration Employment

Immigration Employment

Covers employment-based immigration. By Charles Miller.

http://immigrationemployment.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    Plan Now for the New H-1B Filing Season

    Plan Now for the New H-1B Filing Season
    The Miller Law Offices provides guidance for employers in advance of the April 1, 2016 initial filing date for H-1B petitions.Employers use the H-1B visa category to employ nonimmigrant foreign workers who possess the equivalent of a U.S.…
  • Jan 28

    Plan Now for the New H-1B Filing SeasonThe…

    Plan Now for the New H-1B Filing SeasonThe Miller Law Offices provides guidance for employers in advance of the April 1, 2016 initial filing date for H-1B petitions.Employers use the H-1B visa category to employ nonimmigrant foreign…
  • Nov 16

    Obama Administration to seek Supreme Court Review of Immigration Plan

    Obama Administration to seek Supreme Court Review of Immigration Plan
    The Justice Department has indicated that it intends to appeal the Circuit Court's decision to uphold the temporary injunction halting the implementation of President Obama's expanded deferred action immigration plans to the U.S. Supreme…
Rank this Week: 4103

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

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

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

    Defending Against Hit and Run Charges in California

    Defending Against Hit and Run Charges in California
    If you have been charged with a hit and run offense of the state of California, you need to know what to expect if you are convicted.  The precise consequences depend first on whether the offense is categorized as a misdemeanor or…
  • Jan 22

    Defending Against “Three Strikes” Criminal Charges in the State of California

    Defending Against “Three Strikes” Criminal Charges in the State of California
    While California’s “three strikes” law conjures images of America’s national pastime, it is anything but fun and games.  A “third strike” criminal conviction in the state of California can have serious…
  • Jan 15

    Defending Against Juvenile Delinquency Charges in the State of California

    Defending Against Juvenile Delinquency Charges in the State of California
    Juvenile delinquency charges are a serious matter in the state of California. Conviction can lead to confinement in security facilities surrounded by barbed-wire fences. Tens of thousands already reside in these wards, while still many more…
Rank this Week: 3908

Trademark Blog of the Trademark…

Trademark Blog of the Trademark Lawyer's Mind

Discusses issues in intellectual property law and litigation. By Michael Cohen.

http://patentlawip.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    El Chapo and Trademark

    El Chapo and Trademark
    Just wrapped up an interview with Noticias 62 about Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman, the notorious drug lord who was recently captured, and trademark issues related to him believe it or not.  Evidently, his family has filed for…
  • Nov 10

    LA Gadget Expo Cohen IP Law Group

    LA Gadget Expo Cohen IP Law Group
    Michael Cohen of Cohen IP Law Group will be presenting a 30 minute lecture on IP issues on December 6th at the LA Gadget Expo. We are also a Silver Sponsor of the LA Gadget Expo! They’re giving 50% off exhibitor fees to those of you who…
  • Oct 23

    Trademark and Patent Registrations Granted!

    Trademark and Patent Registrations Granted!
    We have been extremely busyat Cohen IP Law Group. Here are just some of the trademark and patent registrations we received this week alone. We are excited to exceed our 2014 total registrations for our clients!Los Angeles Trademark Lawyer
Rank this Week: 4720

California Credit Law Blog

California Credit Law Blog

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

http://www.californiacreditlaw.com/
  • Jan 28

    CFPB Report on All Consumer Reporting Agencie

    CFPB Report on All Consumer Reporting Agencie
    The CFPB has published a new report on all of the credit reporting agencies that report information on consumers. Besides the three national agencies, the report includes information on agencies that provide reports on employment screening,…
  • Jan 21

    Specialized Credit Reports You Don’t Know About

    Specialized Credit Reports You Don’t Know About
    Credit.com has a report on some relatively unknown credit reports. For example, Equifax has a report it calls “work number” that provides employment and income verification data obtained from private companies. Fannie Mae said…
  • Jan 21

    Getting and Keeping a Good Credit Score Depends on Your Credit Report

    Getting and Keeping a Good Credit Score Depends on Your Credit Report
    Your credit scores depend on what is in your credit reports. Your credit reports have information on how you have used credit, how much credit you have available, how much credit you are using, whether you made payments when due, and whether…
Rank this Week: 924

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    My House, My Rule

    My House, My Rule
    It sounds cliché (because it is), but if I had a dollar for every time I heard my parents tell me, “as long as you live under my roof, you will follow my rules” I assure you I would be enjoying an early retirement somewhere…
  • Jan 27

    What is a Wage Assignment?

    What is a Wage Assignment?
    One of the first questions I am asked about child or spousal support it, “How will I be paid my support?” My answer is always the same “depends.” In fact, “It depends” is my answer to most legal questions.…
  • Jan 26

    Jackpot! The Lottery and Divorce

    Jackpot! The Lottery and Divorce
    Last week’s $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot created a frenzy like no other as people rushed out to buy their tickets for a shot at riches, the likes of which most of us can’t even fathom. There is no doubt that the frenzy and…
Rank this Week: 2935