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San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

Covers workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. By Arkady Itkin.

http://www.sanfranciscoemploymentlawfirm.com/
  • Jan 13

    Is Open Source Open To Women? – Candid Discussion

    Is Open Source Open To Women? – Candid Discussion
    The following was posted in advance of the launch of Toptal Scholarships for Female Developers. To support scholarship applicants, Toptal has also published a guide to making your first open source contribution. Women are…
  • Jan 8

    CA Law Limits The Employers’ Right To Inquire Into Employees’ Juvenile Information

    CA Law Limits The Employers’ Right To Inquire Into Employees’ Juvenile Information
    California recently amended its existing law governing inquiries into and the use of juvenile criminal information. Effective January 1, 2017 employers will be restricted from asking about, seeking, or using a California…
  • Dec 5

    Are You An Intern Or An Employee Under California Law?

    Are You An Intern Or An Employee Under California Law?
    The distinction between an internship and employee / employer relationship has been subject to much debate and litigation all over the country during the past few years. However, in California the existing law states that a worker can be…
Rank this Week: 737

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law, juvenile law, and domestic violence. By the Law Offices of Rudolph E. Loewenstein.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?
    A man walked down the narrow street. He saw a house being remodeled. There was no furniture in the house but there was obviously work being done on it. A “porta potty” was outside the house for the workmen to use. Lots of tools…
  • Jan 13

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?
    A man walked down the narrow street. He saw a house being remodeled. There was no furniture in the house but there was obviously work being done on it. A “porta potty” was outside the house for the workmen to use. Lots of tools…
  • Dec 20

    Can a judge remove a juror just because the juror is the lone holdout?

    Can a judge remove a juror just because the juror is the lone holdout?
    In a criminal case, a defendant is entitled to a unanimous verdict by all the jurors selected to hear his case.  Many times if only one juror votes in a defendant’s favor it’s a win for the defense.  The prosecutor…
Rank this Week: 2979

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3017

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 706

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: 1481

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2323

San Francisco Mediation: A Better…

San Francisco Mediation: A Better Solution

Explores mediation as a better solution for resolving any type of dispute. By Paula M. Lawhon.

http://sfmediation.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 11

    Divorce Mediator Marin

    Divorce Mediator Marin
    We are a firm of neutral divorce mediators in Marin, San Francisco and the East Bay (Lafayette) working collaboratively with individuals and families to reach complete agreements outside of court. As divorce mediators in Marin, we work with…
  • Dec 22

    Regaining Balance in Marin; Mindfulness Skills for Parents in Transition

    Regaining Balance in Marin; Mindfulness Skills for Parents in Transition
    Liz Salin, MFT and Ruth Jaeger, LCSW, have just completed a very successful first series of Regaining Balance, a six week course for parents who are experiencing a separation or divorce. The class focuses on teaching participants to use…
  • Mar 3

    Retirement Transfers with IRAs Upon Divorce

    Retirement Transfers with IRAs Upon Divorce
    In a divorce, spouses can transfer retirement funds from one spouse's account to the other spouse as part of the property settlement in the divorce mediation. In this post, San Francisco Divorce Mediator Shelley Kennedy describes the steps…
Rank this Week: 630

Panish Shea & Boyle Personal…

Panish Shea & Boyle Personal Injury Blog

Features Los Angeles personal injury news and case results.

http://www.psblaw.com/blog.html/
Rank this Week: 1929

California Appellate Law Blog

California Appellate Law Blog

News and insight about appellate law. By Archer Norris, a professional law corporation.

http://www.caappellatelaw.com/
  • Jan 10

    “Do-Over” Arbitrations—Appeals Without Appellate Rules?

    “Do-Over” Arbitrations—Appeals Without Appellate Rules?
    Are the commonly accepted features of arbitration—speed and finality—being watered down by rules permitting a second arbitration that expose parties to delays and significantly increased expenses? In a recently published decision,…
  • Aug 2

    California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute Untangled

    California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute Untangled
    On August 1 the California Supreme Court finally resolved a split of authority among California’s appellate courts over operation of the anti-SLAPP statute, Code of Civil Procedure section 425.16, in the mixed cause of action…
  • Mar 17

    Prevailing Party Costs Under CCP Section 1032

    Prevailing Party Costs Under CCP Section 1032
    The California Supreme Court recently held that a plaintiff who obtains a monetary settlement and dismisses the action is the prevailing party entitled to statutory costs under Code of Civil Procedure section 1032. DeSaulles v. Community…
Rank this Week: 1243

Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Vann H. Slatter, Esq., APLC.

http://www.losangelesinjurylawyer.net/
  • Jan 10

    What Do I Need To Know When Filing A Personal Injury Claim Against A Government Entity?

    What Do I Need To Know When Filing A Personal Injury Claim Against A Government Entity?
    If you are injured by an actor that is owned by a city, county, state, or even federal government, it is VERY important to know that there are special rules that you must follow in order to properly pursue your claim against a government…
  • Dec 19

    What Should I Know About My Medical Malpractice Injury?

    What Should I Know About My Medical Malpractice Injury?
    We live in an amazing time for medical technology. Every day there are advancements being made that help cure and treat disease. Surgeons perform cosmetic procedures that were unimaginable 30 years ago, especially in major cities such as Los…
  • Nov 21

    What Should I Know If I Am Injured By A Cannabis Product In California?

    What Should I Know If I Am Injured By A Cannabis Product In California?
    On November 8th of this year, over 56% of Californians voted in favor of Proposition 64, legalizing marijuana for recreational cultivation and use in California. On January 1st, 2018, products containing marijuana and cannabis will also be…
Rank this Week: 1786

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/
  • Jan 10

    Hotel Lawyer: Global Hospitality Group’s Brandon Chock Becomes a Partner at JMBM

    Hotel Lawyer: Global Hospitality Group’s Brandon Chock Becomes a Partner at JMBM
      10 January 2017 I have often mentioned how much I enjoy working with all my friends and colleagues in the hospitality industry.  I am also fortunate to work with the talented, committed group of lawyers who comprise Global…
  • Jan 6

    ADA Defense Lawyer on hotel mixed use: Tenants not liable for common area

    ADA Defense Lawyer on hotel mixed use: Tenants not liable for common area
    6 January 2017 ADA Hospitality Defense and Compliance Lawyer: Hotel mixed-use projects have proliferated over the past decade or two — projects that combine a hotel with retail, residential, entertainment, office and other uses. In…
  • Dec 31

    Kasikci’s Bentley Management opens 2017 with new directions, clients and project

    Kasikci’s Bentley Management opens 2017 with new directions, clients and project
    31 December 2016 Yesterday, I had a delightful year-end lunch at the SoHo House with a remarkable man I have known and worked with about 25 years. I am very proud to call him my friend and include him amongst our “celebrity…
Rank this Week: 2173

California Personal Injury…

California Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.victimslawyer.com/attorneyblog/
  • Jan 10

    Top Five Causes of Death Inside the Home

    Top Five Causes of Death Inside the Home
    Ever wonder what the top causes of death inside the home are? While Californians may tend to view their homes as safe places, many people suffer accidents that lead to serious injuries or deaths in their homes. In some cases, others who are…
  • Dec 5

    Segway Accident Attorney California

    Segway Accident Attorney California
    As a Segway accident attorney in California, I know that Segways are a great form of transportation for our warm and, mostly, dry climate.  Throughout the Golden State, including large cities like Los Angeles, San Diego and San…
  • Nov 30

    Wal Mart Injury Claims in California Explained by Personal Injury Attorney

    Wal Mart Injury Claims in California Explained by Personal Injury Attorney
    As an attorney who handles Wal-Mart injury claims in California, I know that most Californians are likely familiar with the huge retailer. The company is the largest one in the world according to its revenue in 2016. It is believed to be the…
Rank this Week: 2425

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Covers listing decisions, critical habitats and endangered species litigation. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
  • Jan 9

    NMFS Publishes Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Recovery Plan

    NMFS Publishes Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Recovery Plan
    On January 5, 2017, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) published notice of the availability of the final Recovery Plan for the Cook Inlet Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas).  The Endangered Species Act (ESA) requires the…
  • Jan 9

    Texas Cactus and Three Other Species Proposed for Downlisting or Delisting by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

    Texas Cactus and Three Other Species Proposed for Downlisting or Delisting by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    On December 28, 2016, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) published a proposed rule to reclassify the Tobusch fishhook cactus (Sclerocactus brevihamatus ssp. tobuschii), downlisting the species from endangered to threatened under the…
  • Jan 5

    U.S. Fish & Wildlife Finalizes First-Ever ESA Compensatory Mitigation Policy

    U.S. Fish & Wildlife Finalizes First-Ever ESA Compensatory Mitigation Policy
    On December 27, 2016, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) issued its final Endangered Species Act (ESA) Compensatory Mitigation Policy (Policy) – the first policy to comprehensively address compensatory mitigation under the…
Rank this Week: 4810

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/
  • Jan 8

    Debt Collection is #1 Again - In Complaint

    Debt Collection is #1 Again - In Complaint
    So, it turns out that when you are really good at something you should continue doing it. In this case, debt collectors are really good at having complaints filed against them with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. According to…
  • Sep 18

    Portfolio Recovery Associates Dismisses 2 Case

    Portfolio Recovery Associates Dismisses 2 Case
    In what is good news for one of my clients, she was sued by Portfolio Recovery Associates in 2 separate cases. The lawsuits were filed in 2012 for two alleged credit card debts. She denied she owed any money to...
  • Aug 24

    Debt collectors calling about debts you do not owe

    Debt collectors calling about debts you do not owe
    Debt collectors call a lot of people about debts. Heck, I got a call over the weekend from Portfolio Recovery Associates about a debt owed by Jonathan A Stein. Of course, that isn't my name. And the last four of...
Rank this Week: 894

California Personal Injury and…

California Personal Injury and Insurance Blog

Offers information and insights for consumers regarding personal injury law, insurance, and the tort system. By Jonathan G. Stein.

http://www.calpiblog.com/
  • Jan 8

    FAQ: Am I responsible for my medical bills after a car accident?

    FAQ: Am I responsible for my medical bills after a car accident?
    Question: I was involved in a car crash. I have medical insurance. Am I responsible to pay these bills back when I settle my case? Answer: This is based on two recent cases I have had! I wish it wasn't,...
  • Aug 24

    Don't trust insurance companies - a true story

    Don't trust insurance companies - a true story
    Let me relate a real story about why you should never trust an insurance company. This is for a case I am currently working on. As background, my client was rear ended in a car accident by an unlicensed, uninsured...
  • Jul 19

    There are still no formulas for personal injury cases - including car accident

    There are still no formulas for personal injury cases - including car accident
    I have been saying this for 12 years while running my own law firm. Prior to that, I said it for almost a decade working for insurance companies. And yet, despite what I say, people do not listen. So let's...
Rank this Week: 578

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Jan 8

    New case out on Perjury

    New case out on Perjury
    (1) The generic definition of “perjury” in section 101(a)(43)(S) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(43)(S) (2012), requires that an offender make a material false statement knowingly or willfully while…
  • Jan 8

    New Fees Now Here

    New Fees Now Here
    New Fees went into effect on December 23, 2016. You should use the new forms as well.Filed under: best deportation attorney Tagged: immigration forms, New fees, USCIS
  • Jan 8

    NY ST Dept of Transp on National Interest Waivers VACATED

    NY ST Dept of Transp on National Interest Waivers VACATED
    Today the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Jonson, has designated as precedential the USCIS Administrative Appeals Office’s (AAO) decision in Matter of Dhanasar.  This precedent…
Rank this Week: 2622

Men's Family Law

Men's Family Law

Focuses on men and the legal issues that they must face as fathers and husbands. By David Pisarra.

http://mensfamilylaw.com/?cat=5
  • Jan 8

    Best age to get Married To Reduce Chance of A Divorce. 

    Best age to get Married To Reduce Chance of A Divorce. 
    Studies show that there is a time in your life that it statistically better to get married so that you have the least chance of facing a divorce. The thinkin gos hat you wnat to be mature enough to recognize a good spouse partner and not so…
  • Jan 7

    World Series Ticket Fight Lands in Divorce Court. 

    World Series Ticket Fight Lands in Divorce Court. 
    As if you needed another reason to learn how to protect yourself and your important personal assets. This case out of Chicago will remind you that buying tickets and box seats with community funds can cost you.  This poor guy bought…
  • Jan 6

    Can Brad Pitt be told who to date by Angelina Jolie?

    Can Brad Pitt be told who to date by Angelina Jolie?
      The rumors are flying that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are doing battle on their post divorce relationships. Some people are saying that Angie wants to limit who Brad can date and how publicly. Sure  sounds like someone is being…
Rank this Week: 3006

Odgers Law Group Blog

Odgers Law Group Blog

Covers California business and estate planning law.

https://odgerslawgroup.com/blog/
  • Jan 7

    DIY Online Legal Form Services vs. Hiring a Lawyer

    DIY Online Legal Form Services vs. Hiring a Lawyer
    Why DIY Online Legal Form Services Cannot Replace Hiring a Lawyer You have no doubt seen advertisements for DIY online legal form services. They promise the resources you need to draft a will, appoint a power of attorney, incorporate a…
  • Jan 3

    Handling the Probate Proce

    Handling the Probate Proce
    If you’re dealing with the probate process in the state of California, you can count yourself relatively lucky. It may be costly, but probate in California is a somewhat simpler process than you’d undergo in other states. It can,…
  • Dec 5

    What Can Outsourced Legal Counsel Do for a Small Business Owner?

    What Can Outsourced Legal Counsel Do for a Small Business Owner?
    If you run your own small business, you already realize the importance of legal advice in handling your daily operations. Of course, not all your activities will require this sort of assistance. Any business owner with half a brain can fill…
Rank this Week: 1730

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 6

    The Ninth Circuit Loosens the Cap on Landlord Damages in In re Kupfer

    The Ninth Circuit Loosens the Cap on Landlord Damages in In re Kupfer
    Any property owner which has experienced the bankruptcy of a tenant is doubtless keenly aware of the limitation on damages which the Bankruptcy Code imposes on the landlord. A new decision by the Ninth Circuit bolsters the position of…
  • Dec 21

    December 1, 2016 Revisions to the FRBPs: Taking the Bite Out of the Core-Noncore Distinction

    December 1, 2016 Revisions to the FRBPs: Taking the Bite Out of the Core-Noncore Distinction
    On December 1, 2016, something extraordinary happened. No, it was not president-elect Trump visiting another Carrier air conditioning factory in Indianapolis. It was an event that made no headlines and caused no stir.  The Federal Rules…
  • Nov 28

    What Might a Trump Administration Mean for Bankruptcy Lawyers?

    What Might a Trump Administration Mean for Bankruptcy Lawyers?
    Inauguration is still about 2 months away, but it is not too early to begin thinking about what the Trump Administration will mean for commercial lawyers in general and bankruptcy lawyers in particular. Bankruptcy Reform? We are not hearing…
Rank this Week: 1604

Silicon Valley Law Group Blog

Silicon Valley Law Group Blog

Covers business law. By Silicon Valley Law Group

http://blog.svlg.com/
  • Jan 6

    Stephen Wu to Speak at the Global Artificial Intelligence Conference

    Stephen Wu to Speak at the Global Artificial Intelligence Conference
    On January 19, 2017, SVLG attorney Stephen Wu will present a program at the Global Artificial Intelligence Conference entitled “Product Liability Issues in AI Systems.”  The talk will focus on product liability risks to…
  • Dec 19

    Healthtech Devices Raise Security Compliance and Liability Issue

    Healthtech Devices Raise Security Compliance and Liability Issue
    by Stephen Wu Healthtech devices are increasingly common. People are wearing sensor devices that monitor fitness metrics. They can count steps and distance walked or run, calories burned, elevation changes, and heart rate. In the future,…
  • Sep 20

    NHTSA Issues Long-Awaited Automated Vehicle Guidance

    NHTSA Issues Long-Awaited Automated Vehicle Guidance
    by Stephen Wu This morning, on September 20, 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation issued long-awaited guidance on automated vehicles (AV). DOT took a flexible approach of “guidance” and does not intend the document to…
Rank this Week: 1742

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

Covers California's Unfair Competition Law. By Kimberly A. Kralowec.

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
  • Jan 6

    New Ninth Circuit CAFA opinion: Chan Healthcare Group, PS v. Liberty Mut. Fire Ins. Co.

    New Ninth Circuit CAFA opinion: Chan Healthcare Group, PS v. Liberty Mut. Fire Ins. Co.
    In Chan Healthcare Group, PS v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co., ___ F.3d ___ (Jan. 3, 2017), the Ninth Circuit construed the CAFA provision governing appealability of remand orders. The opinion's first paragraph reads: This consolidated…
  • Jan 5

    Ninth Circuit finds no "administrative feasibility" requisite to class certification: Briseno v. ConAgra Foods, Inc.

    Ninth Circuit finds no "administrative feasibility" requisite to class certification: Briseno v. ConAgra Foods, Inc.
    In Briseno v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., ___ F.3d ___ (9th Cir. Jan. 3, 2017), the Ninth Circuit held that Rule 23 does not require plaintiffs seeking class certification to prove "that there is an 'administratively feasible' means of…
  • Dec 30

    "Never Say Never"

    "Never Say Never"
    Happy New Year to my lovely readers! I hope everyone enjoys the long weekend. The Fall 2016 issue of Competition (the journal of the Antitrust, UCL and Privacy Section of the State Bar of California) has a very interesting article...
Rank this Week: 1971

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/
  • Jan 5

    When Using Celebrity Deaths for Brand Promotion Crosses the Line [e284]

    When Using Celebrity Deaths for Brand Promotion Crosses the Line [e284]
    The guys kick in the new year by first discussing Cinnabon’s portrayal of Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia soon after her death, as well as other gaffes involving Prince and David Bowie. They also talk about right of publicity claims…
  • Dec 29

    Customers Are Now Free to Post Negative Online Reviews, Thanks to the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016

    Customers Are Now Free to Post Negative Online Reviews, Thanks to the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016
    In today’s digital age, people have no hesitation in sharing their opinions on just about anything online. Internet reviews on review aggregation websites like Yelp.com or TripAdvisor.com have become a fact of life for most business…
  • Dec 22

    Are Employers Liable When Employees Are Accused of Racism? [e283]

    Are Employers Liable When Employees Are Accused of Racism? [e283]
    Nasir and Matt discuss the recent incident at a Victoria’s Secret store where the store manager kicked out all black women after one black woman was caught shoplifting. They then each present dueling steps businesses should take…
Rank this Week: 2353

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Covers asbestos and mesothelioma. By Asbestos Legal Center.

http://www.mesothelioma-lawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3573

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

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

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com/
  • Jan 5

    Settlement restricting Grey Marketing not an unreasonable restraint of trade

    Settlement restricting Grey Marketing not an unreasonable restraint of trade
    In Mars Canada Inc. v. Bemco Cash & Carry Inc., 2016 ONSC 7201 (November 18, 2016), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has granted Mars Canada Inc (“Mars”) summary judgment. Mars the well-known maker of inter alia, candy…
  • Jan 4

    U.S. Trademark fees increase on January 14

    U.S. Trademark fees increase on January 14
    On January 14, 2017, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) will implement a number of fee increases for trademark applications and other trademark filings. A full schedule of the fee changes is available on the USPTO’s website.…
  • Jan 4

    Trade-mark registration not all singing and all dancing

    Trade-mark registration not all singing and all dancing
    In Domaines Pinnacle Inc. v. Constellation Brands Inc. 2016 FCA 302, the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal has distinguished its own recent decision in Les Restaurants La Pizzaiolle Inc. v. Pizzaiolo Restaurants Inc., (Pizzaiolo) 2016 FCA 265…
Rank this Week: 1765

California Probate and Estate…

California Probate and Estate Planning Blog

Covers California probate and estate planning including law changes, legal strategies, and detailed descriptions of the options available. By Meissner, Joseph & Palley, Inc.

http://www.californiaprobate.info/blog
  • Jan 5

    New Years Resolution

    New Years Resolution
    Each year I am told of clients who had a new years resolution to “Get our estate plan done this year….” Each year they tell me they failed to do it until finally they came to see me. Often they tell me “the estate…
  • Dec 27

    Stuff happens… so finish your estate plan

    Stuff happens… so finish your estate plan
    Every year it happens. Every year I get to the end of the year and am amazed that some people I met with months ago have not finished their estate plans yet. People who have had rough drafts mailed to them long ago. People who have been…
  • Dec 8

    How to probate when a husband and wife die a year a part

    How to probate when a husband and wife die a year a part
    I had a really interesting fact pattern today that I wanted to share. I got the perspective client’s permission to share but, of course, names are changed for privacy. Sadly Gina’s mom, Molly, died in December of 2015 and her dad,…
Rank this Week: 2867

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Our blog touches on all types of criminal law topics.

http://www.sevenslegal.com/blog/
  • Jan 5

    DUI Charges Have Lasting Impact

    DUI Charges Have Lasting Impact
    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith can confirm the fact that DUI charges have lasting impacts on a person’s life. Aldon Smith Was Arrested for Vandalism, Hit and Run, and DUI After San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was…
  • Dec 29

    President Obama Pardons Non-Violent Drug Conviction

    President Obama Pardons Non-Violent Drug Conviction
    This week President Obama pardoned or commuted the sentences of 231 people, the largest single-day clemency announcement since he became president. The majority of the pardons and commutations over the past years have been given to people…
  • Dec 22

    The ACLU Responds to Body Cameras Used by the LAPD

    The ACLU Responds to Body Cameras Used by the LAPD
    In spite of the ACLU’s outcry about body cameras and their use, body cameras have become a part of the crime enforcement for the Los Angeles Police Department. Body Cameras Recently Used Recently two LAPD officers responded after…
Rank this Week: 1914

(619) Divorce Blog

(619) Divorce Blog

Divorce and Family Law topics related to San Diego, CA.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Jan 5

    More Child Support Drama for Sherri Shepherd

    More Child Support Drama for Sherri Shepherd
    The $4,100 that Sherri Shepherd pays to estranged husband Lamar Sally might not be enough – according to Sally. More Child Support Drama for Sherri Shepherd Last December, Sally requested an increase in the child support he…
  • Dec 28

    What to Avoid During Your Divorce

    What to Avoid During Your Divorce
    We’ve all heard the divorce horror stories. Perhaps a family member or friend is going through one. They fill our news almost daily. When multimillionaire and billionaires divorce no expense or tactic is spared. But even for those with…
  • Dec 20

    When Child Custody Becomes War

    When Child Custody Becomes War
    Child custody cases can get combative. Typically, both parents want equal time with their children. But all too often a parent will try to argue that the other parent isn’t fit to raise a child. Here are some things you can do to…
Rank this Week: 1915

California Injury Lawyer Blog

California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Neumann Law Group.

http://www.californiainjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1777

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Resolving Discovery Disputes

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

http://www.resolvingdiscoverydisputes.com/
  • Jan 4

    It’s Not a Discovery Device, But…

    It’s Not a Discovery Device, But…
    What discovery methods do you consider when you are strategizing about the most effective method to obtain the information you need and pin down your opponent?  If you have a contract case, think about serving a Demand for Bill of…
  • Jul 13

    Avoiding the Technical Mistakes When Drafting Written Discovery

    Avoiding the Technical Mistakes When Drafting Written Discovery
    Recently I received a telephone call from an attorney wanting to discuss whether opposing party’s objections to her special interrogatories had any merit.  Listening to the list of objections, it was clear that the opposing party…
  • Jun 1

    Discovery and the Motion for Summary Judgment

    Discovery and the Motion for Summary Judgment
    In most practices areas, facts are king. The attorney who can discover and present the best “facts” will be the most persuasive when presenting their case to the judge or jury. However, some cases can be won in…
Rank this Week: 3715

Santa Clarita Personal Injury Blog

Santa Clarita Personal Injury Blog

By Robert Mansour.

http://www.valencialawyer.com/blog
  • Jan 4

    The importance of detailed and complete medical record

    The importance of detailed and complete medical record
    VIDEO TRANSCRIPT:​Hello, everyone. This is Robert Mansour, and I wanted to shoot a brief video today about the importance of making sure that your medical records accurately and fully reflect what you went through in your car accident,…
  • Nov 19

    Santa Clarita intersections among most dangerous in California

    Santa Clarita intersections among most dangerous in California
    A new study reveals that seven major intersections in the Santa Clarita Valley are among the state's most dangerous intersections.  The accidents involve pedestrian and auto accidents.  Santa Clarita was found to have a "higher than…
  • Oct 10

    Taking photos of your bodily injurie

    Taking photos of your bodily injurie
    VIDEO TRANSCRIPT:Hello everyone. This is Robert Mansour, and today I wanted to shoot a brief video on the importance of taking photographs of your injuries. I recently had a client who was involved in a head-on collision. He's a 21 year-old…
Rank this Week: 1344

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/
  • Jan 3

    California Bans Holding Cell Phone While Driving

    California Bans Holding Cell Phone While Driving
    Beginning on Jan. 1, 2017, drivers in California will be prohibited from holding their cell phones while they drive. Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1785 in September, and its effective date is on Jan. 1, 2017. The law prohibits holding a cell…
  • Dec 14

    Inspector Who Fell From Ladder Supplied by Property Owner Awarded $2M

    Inspector Who Fell From Ladder Supplied by Property Owner Awarded $2M
    People who are injured while they are working are allowed to file claims for workers’ compensation benefits through their employers. When a worker is injured while working at a site that his or her employer does not own or control, the…
  • Dec 8

    Starline Tour Bus Crash Wrongful Death Verdict

    Starline Tour Bus Crash Wrongful Death Verdict
    In the largest jury verdict in California involving the death of a minor, a couple of parties who were involved in the Starline tour bus crash that resulted in the death of a 16-year-old Mira Costa High School student were found liable to pay…
Rank this Week: 2292

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Jan 2

    The USCIS fee increase inanity

    The USCIS fee increase inanity
    USCIS ushered out the old year and welcomed the new in some bizarre moves regarding fees and forms. At the end of October, USCIS announced that fees would go up on December 23, 2016.  The announcement indicated that the fee applied to…
  • Nov 28

    Some tough thoughts about immigration

    Some tough thoughts about immigration
    “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re sending people that have lots of problems…they’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume,…
  • Nov 16

    Some short post-election reading

    Some short post-election reading
    The news of Tuesday, November 8, 2016, the election, is hardly digested. People, particularly, immigrants (in the vernacular sense) are wondering about what the impact of it will be on immigration law. The fact is no one knows, probably even…
Rank this Week: 4918

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/
  • Jan 2

    Concerns for Future Antimicrobial-Resistance

    Concerns for Future Antimicrobial-Resistance
    Many people today use medication unnecessarily. The smallest flu or cold warrants the use of antibacterial medication that often does greater harm to our bodies. We ask our doctors for medications that cure common illnesses without thinking…
  • Dec 30

    Nursing Homes Should Refrain from Using Physical Restraints and Psychotropic Drug

    Nursing Homes Should Refrain from Using Physical Restraints and Psychotropic Drug
    The regular use of physical restraints on patients in nursing home facilities without an appropriate medical reason or regard for their dignity and wellbeing is not only a strong indicator of poor quality of care, but also a sign of…
  • Dec 29

    Food Fortification is Effective in Preventing Malnutrition in Elderly Patient

    Food Fortification is Effective in Preventing Malnutrition in Elderly Patient
    Malnutrition is one of the primary dangers for older adult residents living in long-term care settings.  Defined as the state of not having adequate food and micronutrient intake, malnutrition is common among elderly…
Rank this Week: 2620

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Covers California divorce and family law blog, with a focus on Orange County.

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Dec 31

    Over 50 Custody Battle Tips for Mothers That Will Help Moms Make Smart Decision

    Over 50 Custody Battle Tips for Mothers That Will Help Moms Make Smart Decision
    Hello moms. In this article about custody battle tips for mothers, we are going to tell you something you deserve to know – the blunt truth. Custody battle tips for mothers starts with: the truth about the California family law system,…
  • Nov 24

    Family Code 2030 Attempts to Bring Fairness to the California Divorce Proce

    Family Code 2030 Attempts to Bring Fairness to the California Divorce Proce
    Family Code 2030 is one of the most important California laws we have in divorce, legal separation and annulment cases. Family Code 2030 is intended to bring fairness to the California divorce process. It is designed to ensure that both the…
  • Nov 21

    What are Epstein Credits and Watts Charges?

    What are Epstein Credits and Watts Charges?
    What are Epstein Credits? What are Watts Charges? Their name don’t offer much help but this article will. Epstein Credits and Watts Charges often come up in a California divorce case. Spouses usually learn about Epstein Credits and…
Rank this Week: 2046

Koehlerlegal

Koehlerlegal

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

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

    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!
    Happy New Year!The Law Office of Kurt T. Koehler, 308 1/2 S. State Street Ann Arbor, Michigan (MI) 48198 (Washtenaw County); Copyright 2012 by Kurt Koehler The Law Office of Kurt T. Koehler, 308 1/2 S. State Street Ann Arbor, Michigan (MI)…
  • Dec 30

    "Hoverboard" Patent Litigation

    "Hoverboard" Patent Litigation
    "Hoverboards" as they have become known, have become popular this past year.  As explained in this Wall Street Journal article, the history and intellectual property behind the device is a bit murky.  When it comes to this…
  • Feb 28

    The Second Amendment and Californa's Mandatory Microstamping Law

    The Second Amendment and Californa's Mandatory Microstamping Law
    In 2007 California enacted a law banning the sale of handguns that lack the ability to imprint the weapon's make, model, and serial number on the cartridge when the bullet is fired.  The purpose of the law is fairly obvious. …
Rank this Week: 3525

The Problem is ERISA

The Problem is ERISA

ERISA is the federal law governing employee benefits, like your health insurance. If you get your insurance through your employment, and if you think "insurance" is an enforceable contract that the insurer will cover what it says it will, then you don't have insurance at all -- you only think you do.

http://problemiserisa.blogspot.com
  • Dec 31

    A whole year's worth in one post

    A whole year's worth in one post
    So the break from blogging has extended far longer than originally planned. Lest an entire calendar year pass without a post, let me lust say on New Year's Eve that ERISA remains a problem for those who have insurance and pension claims…
  • Jan 12

    ERISA insurers subject to punitive damages? Yes, says New York federal court

    ERISA insurers subject to punitive damages? Yes, says New York federal court
    Not much time to day, and I'll follow up on this later on, but this is a potentially big deal (indeed it will be a very big deal if it catches on).Back in 2011 the Supreme Court opened the door to the possibility of aggrieved ERISA claimants…
  • Aug 29

    Baby Steps: Two Recent Court of Appeal Decisions Move Deferential Judicial Analysis in the Right Direction

    Baby Steps: Two Recent Court of Appeal Decisions Move Deferential Judicial Analysis in the Right Direction
    I used to tell clients that, if their case is subject to ERISA’s absurd abuse-of-discretion, insurer-can’t-lose burden of proof (I refuse to call it “standard of review” as many do, ‘cause that’s bogus …
Rank this Week: 1440

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Dec 30

    Proposition 64: Bountiful Harvest of Relief to Many Convicted of Marijuana Offense

    Proposition 64: Bountiful Harvest of Relief to Many Convicted of Marijuana Offense
    Proposition 64, otherwise known as the “Adult Use of Marijuana Act,” changed the legal landscape for marijuana-related activity in California. “The Act,” which became law on November 8, 2016, is required reading for…
  • May 6

    Government Planes Harvesting Cell Phone Communications over San Diego?

    Government Planes Harvesting Cell Phone Communications over San Diego?
    A recent article published by the news website BuzzFeed prompted in my curiosity as to whether the government is using cell tower spoofing devices attached to aircraft in the skies over San Diego. A derivative article in the Union Tribune…
  • May 6

    Collateral Consequence Relief from Drug Diversion for Licensed Professional

    Collateral Consequence Relief from Drug Diversion for Licensed Professional
    This article is published on my Linkedin profile relating to misinformation” promulgated under Penal Code section 1000.4 that indicates that “successful completion of deferred entry of judgment shall not be used in any way…
Rank this Week: 2707

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 30

    Appealing a California Divorce Decision – In re Marriage of Plasse

    Appealing a California Divorce Decision – In re Marriage of Plasse
    If you don’t like a ruling from a trial court in a divorce case, you have the right to appeal. The problem, however, is that appeals courts take a fairly deferential stance in those cases. As the Fourth District Court of Appeals…
  • Dec 15

    Marital Home Issues in California Divorce Cases – In re Marriage of Moosa

    Marital Home Issues in California Divorce Cases – In re Marriage of Moosa
    The family home is often a source of much debate in California divorce cases. State law generally treats real estate obtained by one or both spouses during the marriage as community property to be divided equally upon divorce. Spouses…
  • Nov 29

    Father’s Marijuana Habit Fair Game in California Child Custody Case – Marriage of Weber

    Father’s Marijuana Habit Fair Game in California Child Custody Case – Marriage of Weber
    Marijuana is now legal in California for both medicinal and recreational use. But, as the state’s Fourth District Court of Appeals recently explained, that doesn’t mean pot is off limits for courts considering child custody cases.…
Rank this Week: 1621

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/
  • Dec 30

    Fresno Police Using New Software to Detect if Residents are About to Commit a Crime

    Fresno Police Using New Software to Detect if Residents are About to Commit a Crime
    In the film Minority Report, Tom Cruise plays a police officer in a futuristic society that’s eliminated crime by using psychic predictions to arrest people before they commit an illegal act. The movie came out in 2002 and seemed to…
  • Dec 23

    Can I Get in Trouble if My Roommate Sells Drugs, Does Drugs or Keeps Drugs in the House for Personal Use?

    Can I Get in Trouble if My Roommate Sells Drugs, Does Drugs or Keeps Drugs in the House for Personal Use?
    Living with roommates can be a source of drama, even if there aren’t any serious legal issues involved. From arguments regarding overnight guests to differing standards regarding apartment cleanliness, navigating shared living space…
  • Dec 16

    How to Talk to Your Kids About Crime

    How to Talk to Your Kids About Crime
    In Anchorage, Alaska, three first graders plotted to poison another student. Thanks to a classmate who heard their discussion and spoke up, everyone is safe. If it weren’t for that student’s courage to speak out, however, a child…
Rank this Week: 2063

Workers' Rights Blog

Workers' Rights Blog

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

http://www.workersrightsblog.com/
  • Dec 29

    Rest Period Pay and Overtime Premiums for Piece-Rate Worker

    Rest Period Pay and Overtime Premiums for Piece-Rate Worker
    A complicated and developing area of California wage and hour law involves how to calculate wages and premium pay for piece-rate workers. In this post, we will explain the calculations for rest period wages and overtime premiums for…
  • Dec 23

    No On Call or On-Duty Rest Periods in California

    No On Call or On-Duty Rest Periods in California
    On December 22, 2016, the California Supreme issued a blockbuster opinion in the case of Augustus v. ABM Security Services, Inc. (S224853).  As described more fully below, the Court held that California law prohibits both…
  • Dec 5

    Another Win for Workers in the War over Sampling and Damages in Class Action

    Another Win for Workers in the War over Sampling and Damages in Class Action
    As workers have increasingly turned to class actions in order to combat wage theft and other unlawful actions in the workplace, employers have fought back on a number of fronts.  Two issues that have gotten a lot of attention lately are…
Rank this Week: 2261

Autolaw

Autolaw

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

http://autolaw.typepad.com/autolaw/
  • Dec 29

    Take Home Exposure, Finally?

    Take Home Exposure, Finally?
    Earlier this month the California Supreme Court finally ruled on the status of "Take Home" exposure cases. The Court consolidated two conflicting appellate court decisions, Haver v BNSF Railways, and Kesner v Pneumo Abex for oral argument and…
  • Oct 31

    Make Me an Offer

    Make Me an Offer
    Last week an interesting case was handed down by the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District in San Diego. The case involved a claim for attorney fees under the Song-Beverly Act (aka "The Lemon Law"). See, Nancy Goglin v BMW...
  • Sep 30

    Park to Reverse

    Park to Reverse
    The Family of the late Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin filed a wrongful death lawsuit last month against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV. The popular Star Trek actor was killed in June of this year when his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee...
Rank this Week: 335

Law Offices of Steven W. Hansen

Law Offices of Steven W. Hansen

Covers lead and phthlate laws, product safety and products liability.

http://www.swhlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4096

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Defense Blog

Covers labor and employment law issues for employers. By Van Vleck Turner & Zaller.

http://www.vtzlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 314

Higbee & Associates News

Higbee & Associates News

Covers law firm news.

http://www.higbeeassociates.com/news/
  • Dec 28

    Higbee & Associates Named One of the Top 100 Most Active Copyright Litigation Law Firms in 2016

    Higbee & Associates Named One of the Top 100 Most Active Copyright Litigation Law Firms in 2016
    Lex Machina, an industry leader in law firm analytics, named the Law Firm of Higbee & Associates as one of the top 100 most active copyright litigation law firms in 2016. Lex Machina helps clients find top law firms in various legal…
  • Dec 28

    Higbee & Associates Named One of the Top 100 Most Active Copyright Litigation Law Firms in 2016

    Higbee & Associates Named One of the Top 100 Most Active Copyright Litigation Law Firms in 2016
    Lex Machina, an industry leader in law firm analytics, named the Law Firm of Higbee & Associates as one of the top 100 most active copyright litigation law firms in 2016. Lex Machina helps clients find top law firms in various legal…
  • Dec 22

    Higbee & Associates Gives Back for the Holiday

    Higbee & Associates Gives Back for the Holiday
    This holiday season, the Higbee & Associates team joined together to bring Christmas to a family in need, made sure our furry friends were warm, and helped feed our community through donations. Higbee & Associates brought joy to a…
Rank this Week: 1575

Los Angeles Personal Injury Blog

Los Angeles Personal Injury Blog

By the Law Offices of Daniel A. Gibalevich.

http://www.epersonalinjurylawyers.com/blog/
  • Dec 28

    Bed Bugs Laws Starting to Change

    Bed Bugs Laws Starting to Change
    Law Aiming to Crack Down On Bed Bugs   Move over Airbnb, because New York City has a new enemy. New legislation being introduced in the New York City Council this week aims to crack down on bed bugs, theNew York Daily News reported. The…
  • Dec 23

    Dog Bite Accidents Can Cause Scar

    Dog Bite Accidents Can Cause Scar
    Dog Bite Victim Needs Help A dog bite can be pretty brutal. Unfortunately most dog bites are due to the fault of the owner, not the poor dog. A twenty year old man had been mauled in the face by a dog, as he was busy working on raising money…
  • Dec 16

    Fatal Motorcycle Accidents on The Highway

    Fatal Motorcycle Accidents on The Highway
    Motorcycle Crash on The Highway   A fatal motorcycle accident occurred along the Pacific Coast Highway near Malibu Sunday evening, according to the California Highway Patrol. The incident was reported at 4:37 p.m. near the intersection…
Rank this Week: 2371