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Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction
    Fingerprint Evidence It is common for client’s to ask me about fingerprint evidence. I am often asked the following questions: Will the prosecution test evidence for fingerprints? What if my prints are on the item? Should we get out own…
  • Jan 31

    Remedy for Tainted Massachusetts Drug Lab Cases (Dookhan) Fashioned By SJC

    Remedy for Tainted Massachusetts Drug Lab Cases (Dookhan) Fashioned By SJC
    Massachusetts Drub Lab Scandal The floodgates are now open to around 20,000 (twenty thousand) defendants whose convictions may have been tainted by Annie Dookhan’s corrupt, callous and criminal misconduct. On January 18, 2017 the…
  • Jan 17

    The Element of Shock or Alarm For Open and Gross Lewdness Conviction

    The Element of Shock or Alarm For Open and Gross Lewdness Conviction
    Open and Gross Lewdness Open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior in Massachusetts is a crime under G.L. c. 272 Section 16. To convict someone of this crime the prosecuting attorney must prove the element of shock or alarm. This…
Rank this Week: 98

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

Covers consumer bankruptcy laws in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. By Doug Beaton.

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • Mar 30

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase
    The upper debt limits for going in to Chapter 13 bankruptcy increased as of April 1, 2016. Chapter 13 debtors must have less than $1,184,200 in secured loans in order to qualify for relief. They also must have less than $394,725 in unsecured…
  • Feb 26

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K
    Since 2012, homeowners in Massachusetts have had two options for obtaining homestead protection for their residence. First, they can do it “the old way” — by filing a legal declaration of homestead at the county registry of…
  • Sep 25

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard
    The latest wrinkle in auto finance has a nasty edge to it, as lenders are pouncing on new technology that allows them to remotely shut off a borrower’s vehicle if they are only a few days late on a payment. Writing for the New York…
Rank this Week: 194

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, commercial litigation and insurance bad faith. By Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonaccidentinjurylawyer.com/
  • Feb 10

    WORKER DIES IN FREETOWN WORK ACCIDENT

    WORKER DIES IN FREETOWN WORK ACCIDENT
    January 25, 2017: Alphonse Ferent. 51, of Stoughton, Massachusetts, has died from an accident that occurred at the Stop & Shop distribution center in Freetown, Massachusetts. A tractor-trailer pulled away from a loading dock, causing…
  • Dec 2

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Reverses Dismissal of Court Officer’s Suit for Assault Pay

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Reverses Dismissal of Court Officer’s Suit for Assault Pay
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court has reversed a trial court’s dismissal of a Court Officer’s claim for ‘Assault Pay’. The Court Officer had alleged in his action that he is entitled to ‘Assault Pay’ under a…
  • Apr 16

    SEC Files Enforcement Action Against Owners of Jay Peak Ski Resort Alleging it was a Ponzi Scheme

    SEC Files Enforcement Action Against Owners of Jay Peak Ski Resort Alleging it was a Ponzi Scheme
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed fraud charges in Federal Court in Miami, Florida against the owners and operators of Jay Peak Resort, a Vermont-based ski resort, and related businesses. The complaint alleges that millions of…
Rank this Week: 264

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 440

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents and workplace fraud. By Altman & Altman, LLP.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Most Common Workplace Injuries For Women

    Most Common Workplace Injuries For Women
    Men suffer more workplace injuries than women, but millions of women are joining the workforce in traditionally male-dominated jobs every year. And according to data from the Department of Labor, 57.2 percent of the 128 million working age…
  • Mar 8

    Crane Accidents and How to Prevent Them

    Crane Accidents and How to Prevent Them
    Dozens of construction workers are injured in crane accidents annually in the United States. Injuries and fatalities occur among the men and women operating the cranes as well as to workers and others on the ground. Crane accidents and…
  • Mar 7

    Construction at Amherst College’s New Science Center Will Double As Workplace Safety Project

    Construction at Amherst College’s New Science Center Will Double As Workplace Safety Project
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has partnered with Barr & Barr Inc, a construction management company, to use the construction of Amherst College’s New Science Center as a model for workplace safety. Barr…
Rank this Week: 473

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    $5.4 Million Awarded for Slip-and-Fall at Rail Yard

    $5.4 Million Awarded for Slip-and-Fall at Rail Yard
    A jury in Chicago awarded $5.4 million to a man who suffered serious back and groin injuries after he slipped and fell on a slick of diesel oil on the ground at a rail yard. The original verdict was for $9 million, but was lowered by a…
  • Mar 21

    Court: Mental Health Facility Owed No Duty for Actions of Discharged Patient

    Court: Mental Health Facility Owed No Duty for Actions of Discharged Patient
    Victims of violent assaults may find themselves reeling, both physically and emotionally, struggling to overcome the trauma. While the criminal justice system may take action to punish the offender, that doesn’t necessarily help the…
  • Mar 18

    Liability From Injuries Arising During Sports Activity

    Liability From Injuries Arising During Sports Activity
    Injuries arising from sports-related activities are generally compensable only under certain circumstances. The reason is because sports are often inherently considered risky, and athletes and participants assume some level of that risk when…
Rank this Week: 507

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 480

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 21

    From Out of State and Got a DUI in Massachusetts ?

    From Out of State and Got a DUI in Massachusetts ?
    From Out of State and Got a DUi in Massachusetts Many friends and relatives will be visiting loved ones in Massachusetts throughout the year. Yet the holidays and vacations are a time for social gatherings and parties where alcohol is…
  • Mar 6

    Police Must Have Reasonable Suspicion to Make a Traffic Stop

    Police Must Have Reasonable Suspicion to Make a Traffic Stop
    Reasonable Suspicion No matter what time of day or night law enforcement in Massachusetts is out patrolling the highways and roads to keep drivers safe. Law enforcement will be on the lookout for anything that seems to be amiss amongst…
  • Feb 21

    A Family Feud During the Holidays Could Lead to Domestic Assault and Battery Claim

    A Family Feud During the Holidays Could Lead to Domestic Assault and Battery Claim
    Domestic Assault and Battery Nearly everybody spends time with family members during the holiday season, and in some families, too much time together can result in relatives getting into arguments and fighting. If things get out of control, a…
Rank this Week: 482

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Aug 17

    Career Resources From the Library

    Career Resources From the Library
    Whether you are participating in OCI or not, the library has resources to help you with your job search. If you are interested in finding contact information for BU alumni, for example, you can use Leadership Library. Additionally, we have a…
  • Aug 12

    Welcome!

    Welcome!
    Please join us in welcoming our newest law librarians: Stefanie Maclin-Hurd, Kate Cochrane, and Shira Megerman! Kindle
  • Jun 24

    Brexit – What does this mean for the EU and the UK?

    Brexit – What does this mean for the EU and the UK?
    The dramatic win of the Brexit campaign is dominating the news.  Any member state may withdraw from the EU under Art. 50 which can be found on Eur-Lex, the EU’s legal portal.  That withdrawal will take effect 2 years…
Rank this Week: 317

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Report: Bill Would Give FDA Mandatory Recall Power Over Drug

    Report: Bill Would Give FDA Mandatory Recall Power Over Drug
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is a federal regulator without a key regulatory power: Recall.  That’s why when investigators with the agency confirmed there were high levels of a potentially lethal toxin in toddler teething…
  • Mar 20

    Defective Aerial Lift Killed Worker, Widow Say

    Defective Aerial Lift Killed Worker, Widow Say
    A widow has filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging her husband’s death while at work on an aerial lift doing tree removal was preventable, had it not been for a defective lift. Plaintiff, as representative of her husband’s…
  • Mar 17

    Alleged Breast Implant Defects Causing Illness in Women

    Alleged Breast Implant Defects Causing Illness in Women
    A subsidiary of product manufacturing behemoth Johnson & Johnson is facing a product liability lawsuit for allegedly selling defective breast implants to unsuspecting women, causing them to suffer health woes such as muscle pain and…
Rank this Week: 533

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    Bar closes after underage patron die

    Bar closes after underage patron die
    The Angry Bull Saloon, a bar in Hartford, Conn., will not reopen following a tragic incident that occurred on March 3 involving a teenager who fell from the roof level of the building that housed the bar. An investigation by police concluded…
  • Mar 20

    Rear Mounted Bicycle Seats – Do They Meet Safety Standards?

    Rear Mounted Bicycle Seats – Do They Meet Safety Standards?
    Bicycling with your kids is healthy, good for your wallet, good for the environment, and it can be a wonderful family bonding experience. When children are too young to ride on their own, some parents still choose to bring them along for the…
  • Mar 16

    Five Steps to Take Following a Motor Vehicle Accident in Massachusett

    Five Steps to Take Following a Motor Vehicle Accident in Massachusett
    Even a minor car accident can be startling. Feelings of fear, frustration, anger, and embarrassment often follow. This mix of emotions can make it difficult to determine the appropriate way to handle the next steps. However, what you say and…
Rank this Week: 1013

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 1216

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers warrants, license suspension, Massachusetts criminal offenses, and criminal defense issues. By Lewin & Lewin.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 21

    JUVENILE MINOR IN POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL CHARGE AVOIDED

    JUVENILE MINOR IN POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL CHARGE AVOIDED
    On February 10, 2017, BH, a sixteen year old student at a prestigious private school, decided to have a party. BH invited a number of school age friends – and of course they brought along a few other friends one of whom brought alcohol…
  • Mar 20

    DOMESTIC ASSAULT & BATTERY DISMISSED IN SALEM DISTRICT COURT

    DOMESTIC ASSAULT & BATTERY DISMISSED IN SALEM DISTRICT COURT
    On January 14, 2017 DM, a 28 year old male social worker, met his 28 year old girlfriend after she finished work as a waitress. They met at a bar in Salem. They had a few drinks and then moved to a second bar where the drinking continued. At…
  • Mar 20

    DOMESTIC ASSAULT & BATTERY CHARGE DISMISSED: DEPORTATION AVOIDED

    DOMESTIC ASSAULT & BATTERY CHARGE DISMISSED: DEPORTATION AVOIDED
    On December 31, 2016 (New Years Eve day) WQ, a 27 year old software engineer who is a resident alien from Russia, got into an argument with her husband. The couple live in Andover, MA. WQ lost control and physically attacked her husband…
Rank this Week: 535

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
Rank this Week: 599

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 989

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Boston criminal law and DUI news. By the Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 735

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Neumann Law Group.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Mar 8

    Mother of New Hampshire Man Killed by Police Files Suit

    Mother of New Hampshire Man Killed by Police Files Suit
    Roughly a year and a half ago, Haverhill police officers shot and killed a 42-year-old man after he crashed his car in Bath, New Hampshire. His mother has filed suit against the police department and the individual officers involved in…
  • Mar 8

    Mother of New Hampshire Man Killed by Police Files Suit

    Mother of New Hampshire Man Killed by Police Files Suit
    Roughly a year and a half ago, Haverhill police officers shot and killed a 42-year-old man after he crashed his car in Bath, New Hampshire. His mother has filed suit against the police department and the individual officers involved in…
  • Mar 1

    Former Student Blames Massachusetts College for his Drunken Aggression

    Former Student Blames Massachusetts College for his Drunken Aggression
    A former student is suing a college in Massachusetts for negligent supervision. Specifically, the 22-year-old student believes the college is to blame for his binge drinking and subsequent assault conviction. In 2014,…
Rank this Week: 729

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

Covers trade secrets, noncompetes, privacy and security, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, trademarks, copyrights, and business torts. By Russell Beck.

http://faircompetitionlaw.com
  • Feb 4

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart (revised)

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart (revised)
    Every state but Massachusetts and New York has adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (the UTSA) in one form or another – though some may quibble with whether Alabama or North Carolina actually adopted it. (The Uniform Law…
  • Feb 4

    BRR 50-State Noncompete Chart (Updated Today)

    BRR 50-State Noncompete Chart (Updated Today)
    The BRR 50 State Noncompete Chart has been updated to reflect a few developments and to make a few tweaks since the last draft. Most significantly, Georgia surprised many (me included) with its decision that the 2011…
  • Feb 1

    Trade Secret and Noncompete Survey – National Case Graph 2017

    Trade Secret and Noncompete Survey – National Case Graph 2017
    As regular readers of this blog know, several years ago, I became curious to see how many reported trade secret / noncompete decisions were issued each year in all federal and state courts around the country. So, I did a “back of the…
Rank this Week: 916

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Covers Massachusetts family and divorce law. By Nancy R. Van Tine.

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Jan 31

    Pets: Considered Property or People During a Divorce?

    Pets: Considered Property or People During a Divorce?
    Hi there, If you know me, you know I’m a fervent pet lover. We have dogs, cats, horses, goats, and are related to someone with a bearded dragon. I know, viscerally, how pets can feel like family members. As a result, they can be…
  • Dec 28

    Reflecting on 2016 and Preparing for 2017

    Reflecting on 2016 and Preparing for 2017
    Hi there, I hope you all had a wonderful holiday despite what may be trying circumstances. Throughout the year there were many changes and clarifications in basic divorce law that will affect the many of you that are planning to divorce in…
  • Dec 16

    This Holiday Season, Let Go of the Salad Spinner

    This Holiday Season, Let Go of the Salad Spinner
    Hi there, I was somewhat surprised a couple of weeks ago to be asked for an interview by the talented Globe writer, Cindy Atoji Keene. It was published on Sunday, and reading it made me realize just how important it is to be able to let go of…
Rank this Week: 564

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

Covers divorce and family law. By Next Phase Legal LLC.

http://nextphaselegal.com/blog/
  • Oct 25

    Family Business Mediation: Solving Legal Issues Without Going to Court

    Family Business Mediation: Solving Legal Issues Without Going to Court
    Mediation is often considered an excellent means of conflict resolution for personal or family disputes, but the benefits of mediation extend to more than just familial problems. In fact, mediation is oftentimes the best conflict resolution…
  • Oct 12

    Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce in Massachusett

    Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce in Massachusett
    If you get divorced in Massachusetts, there are different types of divorces that are available to you, with each following a different path as it goes through the courts. Some are quicker, simpler, and less expensive than others. It depends…
  • Sep 13

    Conciliation: What is the Advantage?

    Conciliation: What is the Advantage?
    The conciliation process can be an invaluable tool to reduce intractable conflict in cases where obstacles prevent out of court settlements and cost-effective resolutions. An experienced conciliator can serve as a conflict surgeon and help…
Rank this Week: 925

Boston Head Injury Blog

Boston Head Injury Blog

By the Law Office of David Dwork.

http://www.bostonheadinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • Aug 23

    WWE TBI Class Action Lawsuit

    WWE TBI Class Action Lawsuit
    Brain injuries can cause victims to endure a lifetime of neurological disorders. Recently, the WWE was granted approval for a Motion for Reconsideration by the US District Court of the Court of Connecticut. This countersuit pertains to a…
  • Jun 7

    Boston Brain Injury Law Video

    Boston Brain Injury Law Video
    Please review my new video in which we provide an overview of our Brain Injury TBI law practice in Boston, Massachusetts. I have over 30 years of experience as an attorney helping survivors of brain injury & their families get ……
  • Jun 7

    Please review my new video

    Please review my new video
    Please review my new video in which we provide an overview of our Brain Injury TBI law practice in Boston, Massachusetts. I have over 30 years of experience as an attorney helping survivors of brain injury & their families get ……
Rank this Week: 605

Massachusetts Medical Malpractice…

Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By The Keches Law Group, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsmedicalmalpracticelawyers-blog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Bad Care or Medical Malpractice?

    Bad Care or Medical Malpractice?
    Recently, in December 2014, a few Chinese surgeons and nurses took selfies with patients undergoing surgery. They claimed that the operating room was soon to be closed, and they just wanted some memorabilia.  The outcome: a few…
  • Jul 24

    Bad Care or Medical Malpractice?

    Bad Care or Medical Malpractice?
    Recently, in December 2014, a few Chinese surgeons and nurses took selfies with patients undergoing surgery. They claimed that the operating room was soon to be closed, and they just wanted some memorabilia.  The outcome: a few…
  • Mar 13

    Who is Taking Care of This Patient?

    Who is Taking Care of This Patient?
    Medical Malpractice occurs on a daily basis. When it happens in a hospital setting, it can be difficult to figure out who was responsible.  There are two to three nursing shifts every day, attending physicians, consulting…
Rank this Week: 698

Women in Labor

Women in Labor

Discusses the latest developments in labor and employment law throughout the New England region and nationally. By Royal LLP.

http://royalllp.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1096

Massachusetts DUI Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers OUI and DUI news and updates for the state of Massachusetts. Published by Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 11

    What Are Some Options When Being Arraigned For OUI In Massachusetts?

    What Are Some Options When Being Arraigned For OUI In Massachusetts?
    The last time the Massachusetts OUI laws saw a significant modification the legislature had one thing in mind. They wanted to get accountability as soon as possible. The changes to the law made the prospect of immediately pleading guilty…
  • May 14

    When Cops Testify at an OUI Trial to Facts Not in Their Police Report The Defendant Will Win

    When Cops Testify at an OUI Trial to Facts Not in Their Police Report The Defendant Will Win
    There are certain events that occur in court that tell experienced criminal defense attorneys that they are going to win the case. The most common is when cops testify at trial to facts that are not in their report, particularly at an OUI…
  • Apr 12

    No Increase in OUI Drug Cases in Massachusetts After New Marijuana Law

    No Increase in OUI Drug Cases in Massachusetts After New Marijuana Law
    With the decriminalization of under an ounce of marijuana one would expect to see an increase in the number of OUI drugs cases charged in Massachusetts. Right? After all, now everybody in Massachusetts thinks smoking marijuana is legal. The…
Rank this Week: 1155

Massachusetts Divorce & Family…

Massachusetts Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current issues in Massachusetts divorce and family law. By Steven Ballard.

http://massachusettsfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1034

Suffolk Law Library Blog

Suffolk Law Library Blog

http://suffolklawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Legal Research Workshop

    Legal Research Workshop
    Are you concerned about your first real world research assignment?  Come to any of our 30-minute workshops and sharpen your research skills, stand out in a sea of resumes, and prepare yourself for summer jobs and beyond.  We're…
  • Mar 11

    Legal Research in the Real World: A Panel Discussion

    Legal Research in the Real World: A Panel Discussion
    Are you concerned about your first real world research assignment? The law library and the LPS faculty are co-sponsoring Legal Research in the Real World: A Panel Discussion on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm in the 1st floor…
  • Dec 20

    Judge rejects bid by Sally Roberts to stop her son having radiotherapy, saying any further delays would be detrimental

    Judge rejects bid by Sally Roberts to stop her son having radiotherapy, saying any further delays would be detrimental
    A British Judge rejected a bid by Sally Roberts to stop her son having radiotherapy, saying any further delays would be detrimental."A mother involved in a legal battle to prevent her seven-year-old son from having radiotherapy to treat a…
Rank this Week: 552

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.boston-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
Rank this Week: 910

Massachusetts Estate Planning and…

Massachusetts Estate Planning and Elder Law

Discusses estate planning, elder law and health insurance matters in Massachusetts. By Leanna Hamil.

http://lhamillattorney.typepad.com/main/
  • Oct 10

    How Should I Divide My Assets?

    How Should I Divide My Assets?
    A lot of times when I’m meeting with clients they will ask me “how should we leave our stuff?” They have children, grandchildren, siblings, parents, nieces, nephews, charities they like to support and they are having trouble figuring…
  • Sep 18

    Leaving A Memo or Letter With Your Will

    Leaving A Memo or Letter With Your Will
    Your Will is the place where you distribute certain types of property after your death. Anything that has a joint owner (like a house or a bank account) or a named beneficiary (like a retirement plan or insurance policy) will pass to the…
  • Sep 10

    Changing Guardianship Nomination

    Changing Guardianship Nomination
    If you find yourself need to change the guardianship nominations for your children, there are some steps you need to take.  All parents of minor children (and parents of special needs children) should nominate guardians in legal documents so…
Rank this Week: 1156

Perry Krumsiek & Jack Law Blog

Perry Krumsiek & Jack Law Blog

Covers business, health care, intellectual property and media law.

http://pkjlawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 2

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On
    If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of Americans permanently traumatized by the government’s highly lauded, but horribly executed, loan modification program, take heart.  I’m here to tell you that there’s another government…
  • Feb 2

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On
    If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of Americans permanently traumatized by the government’s highly lauded, but horribly executed, loan modification program, take heart.  I’m here to tell you that there’s…
  • Oct 27

    The Lincoln Lawyer

    The Lincoln Lawyer
    Before Abraham Lincoln became our greatest president, he was a great corporate lawyer.  And before he was a corporate lawyer, he was a brilliant trial lawyer. In the 1840s, Lincoln represented a Revolutionary War widow who had been bilked…
Rank this Week: 1139

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Covers legal issues surrounding asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.mesotheliomalawyers-blog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Pruitt Leading EPA Leads to Concerns About Future Asbestos Protection

    Pruitt Leading EPA Leads to Concerns About Future Asbestos Protection
    Every year in the U.S., approximately 15,000 Americans die as a result of asbestos-related diseases. This has been true since the 1930s, when it first became widely used in construction materials, ship building and automobile manufacturing.…
  • Mar 24

    Asbestos “Double-Dipping” Bill Gets Second With With Obama Gone

    Asbestos “Double-Dipping” Bill Gets Second With With Obama Gone
    The legal landscape of asbestos liability may soon change dramatically – and not in a way that benefits the plaintiffs suffering asbestos-related diseases, such as asbestosis and mesothelioma.  For several years now, lobbyists for…
  • Mar 19

    Report: Lack of Asbestos Enforcement Puts People at Risk

    Report: Lack of Asbestos Enforcement Puts People at Risk
    An investigation by reporters in Georgia revealed that the state agency in charge of enforcing asbestos regulations fails to make certain that those removing the dangerous substance are actually licensed to do so. That’s because…
Rank this Week: 3015

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Boston Medical Center: DUI Deaths Among Youth Curbed with Strong Anti-Alcohol Policie

    Boston Medical Center: DUI Deaths Among Youth Curbed with Strong Anti-Alcohol Policie
    Tighter alcohol restrictions and stronger alcohol policies may be the key to unlocking lower drunk driving deaths among Boston’s youth. That’s according to a recent study by researchers at Boston Medical Center.  The analysis…
  • Mar 21

    Massachusetts State Labs Blow it on Breathalyzer Test

    Massachusetts State Labs Blow it on Breathalyzer Test
    Two years worth of alcohol breathalyzer tests central to tens of thousands of Massachusetts drunk driving cases are being tossed by a judge who ruled prosecutors failed to prove a state crime lab was properly testing the machines. …
  • Mar 17

    Man With 12 Prior DUI Convictions Kills 12-Year-Old in Crash

    Man With 12 Prior DUI Convictions Kills 12-Year-Old in Crash
    Last summer, a 12-year-old girl was struck and killed by a drunk driver. That 49-year-old man reportedly had a blood-alcohol concentration of more than three times the legal limit. He also had 12 prior DUI convictions.  That is a DUI…
Rank this Week: 3061

Corporate Social Responsibility…

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

Covers corporate governance, human rights, trade and transparency. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.csrandthelaw.com
Rank this Week: 3846

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 5060

Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

Covers environmental law issues, including CERCLA, climate change, permitting, and renewable energy. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.lawandenvironment.com/
  • Mar 24

    Court Orders EPA to Promulgate Air Toxics Standards: A Taste of What’s to Come?

    Court Orders EPA to Promulgate Air Toxics Standards: A Taste of What’s to Come?
    On Wednesday, federal Judge Christopher Cooper ordered EPA to promulgate emissions standards for 13 sources of hazardous air pollutants by June 30, 2020.  EPA admitted that it missed statutory deadlines to do so; the only argument was…
  • Mar 21

    The Conservative Case for Chevron Deference, Chapter 3 (Plus an Auer Bonus!)

    The Conservative Case for Chevron Deference, Chapter 3 (Plus an Auer Bonus!)
    The conservative cases in support of Chevron deference keep arriving.  This week, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed EPA’s federal implementation plan for compliance with its regional haze regulations by the Navajo…
  • Mar 20

    Has EPA Region I Lost Its Treasured Independence?

    Has EPA Region I Lost Its Treasured Independence?
    Earlier this month, Trump transition team member David Schnare sent a memorandum to EPA Assistant Administrators and Regional Administrators.  The one-paragraph memo directs AAs and RAs:   to identify and send upward any proposed…
Rank this Week: 3849

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Comments on Massachusetts social security disability law. By Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    Take Note: SSDI is Not a Welfare Program

    Take Note: SSDI is Not a Welfare Program
    A woman recently wrote to an columnist who offers advice on Social Security matters, and lamented the fact that they were probably not eligible for SSDI benefits due to their retirement nest egg that was about $250,000. She noted she was 60…
  • Mar 20

    Boston SSDI Lawyers Separate Fact From Fiction

    Boston SSDI Lawyers Separate Fact From Fiction
    If you are confronted with an illness, injury or other condition that leaves you so severely impaired that you are no longer able to work, you may have considered the possibility of applying for Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI.…
  • Mar 17

    Disabled SSI Recipients Given a Chance to Build Saving

    Disabled SSI Recipients Given a Chance to Build Saving
    Up until very recently, recipients of SSI benefits – or Supplemental Security Income – were not allowed to build any sort of savings account beyond $2,000. Many have long argued this is a grave disservice, particularly for those…
Rank this Week: 2454

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    Falsely Accusing Another of a Criminal Offense – Is it a Crime?

    Falsely Accusing Another of a Criminal Offense – Is it a Crime?
    False accusations occur more frequently than most people think. Especially when it comes to cases involving bitter divorces and child custody battles. Depending on the circumstances of the accusation, however, penalties range from a…
  • Mar 22

    What to Do, and What Not to Do, at a OUI Checkpoint in Massachusett

    What to Do, and What Not to Do, at a OUI Checkpoint in Massachusett
    OUI checkpoints pop up on heavily traveled roads throughout MA every weekend. You have rights if you are stopped at one of these checkpoints, but it’s important to keep the following in mind – the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that OUI…
  • Mar 21

    Can Police Search Your Cellphone Without a Warrant in Massachusetts?

    Can Police Search Your Cellphone Without a Warrant in Massachusetts?
    Since 2014, following a Supreme Court ruling, police have needed a warrant to search cell phones of criminal suspects. According to the justices, cell phones and other electronic devices belong to a different category than other “closed…
Rank this Week: 1416

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
Rank this Week: 3304

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 1329

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and probate. By Noreen Murphy.

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Optimizing Your Retirement Planning Strategy for Taxe

    Optimizing Your Retirement Planning Strategy for Taxe
    Looking ahead to the future is critical for any individual who is in the process of saving for retirement. Setting aside enough money to handle increasing longevity concerns and the rising costs of long term care are two of the most common…
  • Mar 15

    Most Americans Simply Are Not Prepared for Retirement: How to Plan Ahead

    Most Americans Simply Are Not Prepared for Retirement: How to Plan Ahead
    The country’s largest money manager BlackRock, recently asked Americans who are participating in a defined contribution plan like a 401(k) how they see themselves as prepared for retirement. Most of those individuals said that they were…
  • Mar 9

    It is Important to Know the Difference Between Probate and Nonprobate Asset

    It is Important to Know the Difference Between Probate and Nonprobate Asset
    When it comes to estate planning, many people think that simple is better and they might be under the assumption that a will is all they need. However, people might be under the impression that wills can avoid problems on death because the…
Rank this Week: 3811

Brockton Injury Lawyer Blog

Brockton Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert C. Shea.

https://www.brocktoninjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2146

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Concussion Risk High for Bay State Youth

    Concussion Risk High for Bay State Youth
    The risk of long-term damage from concussions has been widely publicized in recent years, but one group—youth athletes—may not be getting the message. Recent reports found that Massachusetts not only ranked first in the nation for…
  • Mar 14

    Bus Rollover on 128 Shakes Up Student

    Bus Rollover on 128 Shakes Up Student
    The crash of a school bus carrying Sudbury middle school students left two dozen with a scare and minor injuries in January. After a collision with a pickup truck, the bus rolled over a guardrail and came to rest on its side. No one was…
  • Feb 23

    Smoking Blamed for Massive Cambridge Fire

    Smoking Blamed for Massive Cambridge Fire
    Investigators have determined the cause of a ten-alarm fire in Cambridge that eventually spread to eighteen buildings and left more than 160 people homeless. The December fire began at 35/37 Berkshire Street, and because of several…
Rank this Week: 3089

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Bankruptcy Case Foils Plans to Pursue Car Accident Damage

    Bankruptcy Case Foils Plans to Pursue Car Accident Damage
    It is possible to pursue a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding and a personal injury lawsuit simultaneously. But it has to be approached with caution. After all, we don’t choose to be a victim of negligence, and sometimes, it doesn’t…
  • Mar 18

    Liability in Crashes Where Sudden Emergency Alleged

    Liability in Crashes Where Sudden Emergency Alleged
    Massachusetts courts do recognize that when a driver suffers a sudden medical emergency immediately prior to a car accident, he or she cannot be found liable for the crash. Applicability of the sudden medical emergency doctrine continues…
  • Mar 15

    Auto Insurance Complications When Vehicle Use is Both Professional and Personal

    Auto Insurance Complications When Vehicle Use is Both Professional and Personal
    Many people drive as part of their daily work routine. Some do so specifically to further the business of their employer. In cases where an at-fault driver was acting in the course and scope of employment, the employer may be found…
Rank this Week: 4659

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    How to Stay Safe if Your Car Breaks Down on the Highway

    How to Stay Safe if Your Car Breaks Down on the Highway
    A 45-year old Dennisport woman was struck and killed earlier this week when she stopped to check on a flat tire. The woman was traveling westbound on Route 6 when she pulled onto the shoulder of the Cape Cod highway. According to police, this…
  • Mar 13

    New Traffic Signals in Quincy – Saving Lives or Causing Headaches?

    New Traffic Signals in Quincy – Saving Lives or Causing Headaches?
    Eight months after new high-tech traffic signals were installed in Quincy Center, there have been no pedestrian accidents. That’s a significant achievement, considering that there were 88 accidents involving pedestrians in this area…
  • Mar 1

    Fatality in Parking Lot of Trader Joe’s Serves as Reminder That Even Parking Lots can be Deadly

    Fatality in Parking Lot of Trader Joe’s Serves as Reminder That Even Parking Lots can be Deadly
    A pedestrian was struck and fatally wounded by an SUV in a Trader Joe’s parking lot on Tuesday. According to police, a driver in his 20s was backing up in the parking lot of the Acton store when his SUV hit the victim. Although the…
Rank this Week: 4353

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 5134

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
  • Mar 22

    Marijuana and Privacy: A Primer

    Marijuana and Privacy: A Primer
    Legal marijuana is America’s fastest-growing industry. According to ArcView Market Research, cannabis revenue is expected to exceed $22 billion by 2020—nearly double that of the NFL. This past year, Colorado saw its sales reach…
  • Mar 20

    New Mexico, One of the Last Holdouts, Sends Data Breach Notification Law to Governor

    New Mexico, One of the Last Holdouts, Sends Data Breach Notification Law to Governor
    New Mexico is one of the few remaining states to not have a law requiring companies to notify consumers when their information is part of a data breach.  This, however, might change very soon.  Last Wednesday, the New Mexico…
  • Mar 20

    Where Should Broker Dealers Invest Today? Cyber Security Compliance

    Where Should Broker Dealers Invest Today? Cyber Security Compliance
    With cyber security threats on the rise, broker dealers must prioritize protection of electronic investor information.  What cyber security threats exist for broker dealers?  In its 2015 Report on Cyber Security Practices, the…
Rank this Week: 4025