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Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 6

    The Gender Wage Gap Persists, But There Are Legal Solutions to Pay Inequality

    The Gender Wage Gap Persists, But There Are Legal Solutions to Pay Inequality
    At this year’s Academy Awards, Patricia Arquette used the platform she gained as a Best Supporting Actress winner to speak about pay inequality, saying, “It is our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for…
  • Feb 27

    Police Can’t Search Your Car Because they See a Small Amount of Marijuana

    Police Can’t Search Your Car Because they See a Small Amount of Marijuana
    The Supreme Judicial Court today, February 27, suppressed a search that was triggered by police observing “about an ounce” of marijuana in a car they had stopped for a broken headlight (Commonwealth v. Sheridan, No. SJC-11543).…
  • Feb 19

    Breastfeeding-Related Discrimination Should Be Protected By Law (Even if Men Can Lactate)

    Breastfeeding-Related Discrimination Should Be Protected By Law (Even if Men Can Lactate)
    Angela Ames resigned from her position at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company just three hours after she returned from maternity leave.  Upon her return, she sought access to the company’s lactation rooms and was informed that she…
Rank this Week: 4582

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/
  • Mar 6

    Two Passenger Drowning Incidents Occur at Disney's Castaway Cay

    Two Passenger Drowning Incidents Occur at Disney's Castaway Cay
    Two drowning incidents occurred at Disney's Castaway Cay last week. Disney Cruise Lines has its own private island in the Bahamas where their passengers could partake in various aquatic activities. These activates include snorkeling,…
  • Feb 27

    South Florida and Legionnaires' Disease

    South Florida and Legionnaires' Disease
    South Florida had its share of Legionnaires' Disease outbreaks over the recent years. Florida's Department of Health defines "Legionnaires' Disease" as an infection caused by the bacterium Legionella pneumophilia. Symptoms associated with the…
  • Feb 24

    Boater Negligence and Florida Dive Flag Law

    Boater Negligence and Florida Dive Flag Law
    Florida SCUBA divers and snorkelers face an all too common threat when engaging in their favorite aquatic activity. That threat is negligent boat operators. In most dive accident cases it is found that the boat operator failed to abide by…
Rank this Week: 2032

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/
  • Mar 6

    New Book Review Blog: The New Rambler

    New Book Review Blog: The New Rambler
    The New Rambler: an Online Review of Books may be of interest to our community. The New Rambler “publishes reviews of books about ideas, including literary fiction” and reviews to date cover books about history, opera, and…
  • Mar 4

    New series: Scanning Nuremberg

    New series: Scanning Nuremberg
    We’re pleased to announce a new series to our blog: Scanning Nuremberg. Scanning Nuremberg will share the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes…
  • Mar 3

    New e-Resource

    New e-Resource
    The Harvard Library has an astounding amount of resources, with new titles coming in every day! For help efficiently navigating it all, make an appointment to meet with a librarian or contact the Reference Desk. Among our newest e-resources:…
Rank this Week: 815

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Mar 6

    Recent Motor Vehicle Accident New

    Recent Motor Vehicle Accident New
    If you spend anytime watching the news or reading the newspaper, you know that motor vehicle accidents are common throughout the area. Some of these are the result of driver negligence. Others come about due to a defective car part or some…
  • Mar 3

    February 2015 Blog Review

    February 2015 Blog Review
    In January, we published a wide variety of content to get the year started. February was no different, as we once again touched on many topics, from news stories to advice and much more. Here are five of our most popular blog posts from last…
  • Feb 27

    The Dangers of Construction Site Accident

    The Dangers of Construction Site Accident
    Any construction site accident, regardless of the circumstances, can cause serious injury or even death. As a construction worker, or anybody visiting this type of site, it is imperative to follow all safety protocols at all times. These…
Rank this Week: 3154

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: 1003

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 5

    Madonna Suffers Whiplash from Stage Fall

    Madonna Suffers Whiplash from Stage Fall
    As most of us have heard by now, Madonna fell off a stage during a performance at the Brit Awards. Madonna was performing during the awards ceremony and blames her fall on a wardrobe malfunction. During her performance, she was wearing a…
  • Mar 1

    Canton, Massachusetts Ice Hockey Rink Roof Collapses on Youth Team

    Canton, Massachusetts Ice Hockey Rink Roof Collapses on Youth Team
    With an end to this harsh Massachusetts winter almost in sight, we hope to get through the next month or so without more serious accidents due to icy and snowy conditions. Recently, a group of two dozen youth hockey players, coaches, and…
  • Feb 26

    Police Dog Bites Officer and Doughnut Shop Worker

    Police Dog Bites Officer and Doughnut Shop Worker
    According to a recent report from the Sun Sentinel, a Florida police dog has been fired after biting two people in a three-month period. The police K9, a four-year-old Belgian Malinois, had been with the police department for around a year…
Rank this Week: 1476

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Fatal Hit-and-Run Car Accident in New England

    Fatal Hit-and-Run Car Accident in New England
    According to a recent news story from Fox, a driver allegedly caused a car accident and then fled the scene. When police arrived on the scene, they found a 51-year-old New England woman with serious injuries. First responders rushed her…
  • Mar 2

    Kim and Khloe Kardishian and Kylie Jenner Involved in Car Crash

    Kim and Khloe Kardishian and Kylie Jenner Involved in Car Crash
    According to a recent report from ABC News, Kim Kardashian, along with sisters Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner, and North West (Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's 1-year-old daughter) were involved in a car accident. Authorities say Khloe…
  • Feb 27

    Boston Car Accident Lawyers Urge Safety in Winter Weather

    Boston Car Accident Lawyers Urge Safety in Winter Weather
    While the winter this year started off mild, the last few weeks have more than made up for the slow start. Boston and much of New England has been hit by a series of blizzards and named winter storms, which have left blankets of snow and ice…
Rank this Week: 643

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 5

    Xarelto Makers Set Sights on Warfarin Despite Bleeding Risk

    Xarelto Makers Set Sights on Warfarin Despite Bleeding Risk
    Xarelto, like Eliquis and Pradaxa, is a blood thinner known as a New Oral Anticoagulant (NOAC) or Factor Xa Inhibitor. Patients at risk for heart disease or with clotting disorders are often required to take an anticoagulant to prevent…
  • Mar 3

    Pradaxa Maker Cuts Workforce Due to Lawsuits and Decreased Sale

    Pradaxa Maker Cuts Workforce Due to Lawsuits and Decreased Sale
    Pradaxa maker, Boehringer Ingelheim, has announced it will be reducing its workforce in New England as well as internationally as it faces defective products lawsuits and declining sales of its blood-thinning medication. Pradaxa is a member…
  • Feb 28

    Federal Judge Pushes Parties to Settle 70,000 Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

    Federal Judge Pushes Parties to Settle 70,000 Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit
    Many women who suffered from urinary incontinence and other medical conditions were told transvaginal mesh (TVM) could solve these problems. Essentially, doctors insert a medical device consisting of a surgical grade mesh, and a suspension…
Rank this Week: 4043

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Will New Mandatory Standard for Frame Child Carriers Decrease Injury Incidents?

    Will New Mandatory Standard for Frame Child Carriers Decrease Injury Incidents?
    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has approved new mandatory standard to enhance the safety of frame child carriers. The safety standard does not apply to soft carriers and slings, which are subject to different standards. Between…
  • Feb 27

    University of Massachusetts Amherst Student Sues Police for Assault, False Arrest

    University of Massachusetts Amherst Student Sues Police for Assault, False Arrest
    Thomas Donovan has filed a Massachusetts police violence lawsuit against three police officers. He claims that they assaulted and falsely arrested him because he videotaped law enforcement officers last year during the Blarney Blowout, which…
  • Feb 26

    Teen Dies in Attleboro, MA Drowning Accident at Apartment Complex Swimming Pool

    Teen Dies in Attleboro, MA Drowning Accident at Apartment Complex Swimming Pool
    A 17-year-old has died in an Attleboro, MA swimming accident. Ibrahim Iqbal was doing laps at the Crystal Village Apartments indoor pool on Wednesday when he failed to come up for air after swimming to the bottom. A cousin who was with him…
Rank this Week: 497

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 5

    Involuntary Manslaughter Charges For Encouraging Friend’s Suicide

    Involuntary Manslaughter Charges For Encouraging Friend’s Suicide
    An interesting case is developing in Massachusetts concerning whether a young woman’s text messages encouraging her friend to take his own life can be construed as involuntary manslaughter. Michelle Carter, of Plainville, was friends…
  • Feb 25

    Kidnapping Charges In Massachusett

    Kidnapping Charges In Massachusett
    Kidnapping is a felony charge, and is considered to be a violent crime in Massachusetts because the act of kidnapping involves forcibly or secretly confining a person against his or her will. Violent crimes carry serious consequences, and…
  • Feb 17

    Criminal Records and Prospective Employment

    Criminal Records and Prospective Employment
    If you have a criminal record, it can add a layer of complication to your life when it comes to getting a job. Getting arrested and convicted for a violent crime or a drug crime could have a lingering effect on your career. Under…
Rank this Week: 1412

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
  • Mar 5

    Olympus endoscopes linked in UCLA infection outbreak sold without FDA approval

    Olympus endoscopes linked in UCLA infection outbreak sold without FDA approval
      A superbug infection at UCLA has exposed nearly 200, patients to an antibiotic-resistance bacteria linked to an endoscope cleaning problem and has caused at least two deaths. The endoscopes thought to have caused the dangerous outbreak…
  • Mar 4

    California kids have healthier lungs after pollution controls: new study say

    California kids have healthier lungs after pollution controls: new study say
    A carefully conducted study of 2,120 children in southern California has found dramatically better lung function in the children as air quality has improved.Over a 13-year period, the  children with poor lung capacity and lung health…
  • Mar 3

    Commonly prescribed antibiotic causes nerve damage

    Commonly prescribed antibiotic causes nerve damage
    Fluoroquinolones are some of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics in the United States and are used to treat a variety of illnesses caused by bacterial infections  and new research suggests that people who use fluoroquinolone…
Rank this Week: 4146

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Mar 5

    A Few Books for Spring Break Reading

    A Few Books for Spring Break Reading
    Inspired by the blog at Mugar Library, here are a few books you might consider for reading for pleasure, diversion, inspiration–whether you’re heading for warmer climes or hanging out in Boston while the snow (hopefully)…
  • Mar 4

    Biographies of the Justice

    Biographies of the Justice
    Like most law school libraries, the Fineman & Pappas Law Libraries collect books about Supreme Court Justices, including biographies and analyses of their jurisprudence. New titles about the members of the Rehnquist and Roberts Courts…
  • Mar 3

    Finding the Best Way Certification Cla

    Finding the Best Way Certification Cla
    Is tomorrow! at 9 and 1 in room 335. Thursday! at 1 in room 335. Friday! at noon in room 335. See you there!
Rank this Week: 1968

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts injury law. By The Law Offices of John C. Manoog III.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4560

Boston Workers Compensation…

Boston Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Michael O. Smith.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationattorney-blog.com/
  • Mar 5

    New England State Considers Revoking Seatbelt Law

    New England State Considers Revoking Seatbelt Law
    Law makers from the State of Maine are considering legislation that would allow adults to opt out of wearing seatbelts while operating a vehicle.  Neighboring New Hampshire is presently the only state that does not mandate seat belts for…
  • Mar 4

    Navigating the complex process of filing a workers compensation claim in Massachusett

    Navigating the complex process of filing a workers compensation claim in Massachusett
    If you have been injured in a work related accident in Massachusetts and need to file a claim for benefits, you will need to navigate your claim through the Department of Industrial Accidents, the State Agency that oversees all work related…
  • Feb 16

    Family of a 4 year old boy files lawsuit after an attack by a neighbor’s put bull that caused severe injurie

    Family of a 4 year old boy files lawsuit after an attack by a neighbor’s put bull that caused severe injurie
    A mother of a 4 year old child filed a lawsuit on behalf of her son after he was severely injured from an attack by a pit bull. On or about October 18th, 2014, the boy was chasing after the family’s cat in their neighborhood when he was…
Rank this Week: 4772

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
  • Mar 5

    An Overview of Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plan

    An Overview of Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plan
    By: Joe Marrow   Officers, directors and other insiders (“Company Insiders”) of publicly-traded companies use Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans (a “10b5-1 Plan”) to buy and sell company stock at predetermined times so…
  • Mar 5

    Upcoming Boston IE Club Panel at Venture Cafe

    Upcoming Boston IE Club Panel at Venture Cafe
    On Wednesday March 11, 2015, Innovation & Enterprise Business Club (The IE Club) will host an event entitled “Successful Partnerships Between Large And Small Companies Building Great Success With… Very Different…
  • Mar 4

    Insights on Corporate Venture Capital

    Insights on Corporate Venture Capital
    Last week, MBBP’s Scott Bleier attended a panel discussion hosted by the Johnson & Johnson Boston Innovation Center, which featured three corporate venture capitalists from Sanofi-Genzyme Bioventures, Boehringer Ingelheim Venture…
Rank this Week: 519

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers patient safety topics and related verdicts and settlements. By Lubin & Meyer PC.

http://www.thepatientsafetyblog.org/
  • Mar 5

    FDA Updates Safety Communication Regarding Duodenoscope

    FDA Updates Safety Communication Regarding Duodenoscope
    The FDA has issued an updated Safety Communication on the cleaning of medical scopes believed to have caused the spread of a deadly "superbug" at UCLA Medical Center. The Safety Communication, Design of Endoscopic Retrograde…
  • Feb 11

    Tracking Infection Control in U.S. Hospital

    Tracking Infection Control in U.S. Hospital
    The CDC’s Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) progress report reveals that while efforts to eliminate infections that commonly threaten hospital patients have shown improvements, more work is needed on infection control. On any given…
  • Jan 2

    Massachusetts Can and Must Do Better Job in Reducing Medical Error

    Massachusetts Can and Must Do Better Job in Reducing Medical Error
    Twenty years after the death of Boston Globe health reporter pioneer Betsy Lehman, medical errors are still far too common in Massachusetts. Lehman died of an overdose of chemotherapy drugs while being treated for breast cancer that was four…
Rank this Week: 4871

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 4

    Homeowner Fined $9,000 for Alleged Burning of Asbestos Tile

    Homeowner Fined $9,000 for Alleged Burning of Asbestos Tile
    When we think of people developing mesothelioma from asbestos exposure, we often think of large corporate defendants, such as factory owners, shipping companies and construction companies. However, even a small-scale asbestos removal project…
  • Mar 1

    Symptoms of Mesothelioma and Other Asbestos-Related Illne

    Symptoms of Mesothelioma and Other Asbestos-Related Illne
    There is little question asbestos causes most if not all cases of malignant mesothelioma. Medical researchers, including epidemiologists, have concluded mesothelioma is extremely rare in patients who have not been exposed to asbestos at some…
  • Feb 27

    Woman Alleges Asbestos Exposure from Husband's Clothe

    Woman Alleges Asbestos Exposure from Husband's Clothe
    While many mesothelioma victims were directly exposed to asbestos on the job, they have may have unknowingly exposed their family members when returning home from work in clothing covered with asbestos dust. According to a recent news…
Rank this Week: 2217

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers…

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    First Risperdal Injury Jury Trial Against Johnson & Johnson Results in $2.5M Verdict

    First Risperdal Injury Jury Trial Against Johnson & Johnson Results in $2.5M Verdict
    Johnson & Johnson must pay the family of Austin Pledger $2.5 million for complications he sustained while taking Risperdal as a boy at age seven in 2002. Pledger, who was Autism, developed Gynecomastia. At one point, because of the…
  • Feb 6

    Johnson & Johnson Settles Four Transvaginal Mesh Case

    Johnson & Johnson Settles Four Transvaginal Mesh Case
    Johnson & Johnson, the parent company of transvaginal mesh manufacturer Ethicon, has agreed to settle four mesh implant injury lawsuits. These are the first of many settlements filed against the J & J unit involving claims alleging…
  • Jan 9

    Lipitor Injury Lawsuit Against Pfizer Blame Drug for Diabete

    Lipitor Injury Lawsuit Against Pfizer Blame Drug for Diabete
    More women are continuing to come forward, accusing pharmaceutical company Pfizer of not giving them proper warning that taking cholesterol drug Lipitor might cause them to develop type 2 diabetes. In their Lipitor diabetes lawsuits, the…
Rank this Week: 2885

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Selecting A Home Improvement Contractor: Interview With Real Estate Radio Boston

    Selecting A Home Improvement Contractor: Interview With Real Estate Radio Boston
    I was delighted to talk about recent legal issues surrounding home improvement contractors, including my best tips on selecting a contractor, on the Real Estate Radio Boston show hosted by Mortgage Banker Rick Scherer and…
  • Feb 26

    Dam You Winter, Bring On the Spring Market!

    Dam You Winter, Bring On the Spring Market!
    Predictions On the Spring Real Estate Market from a Panel of Local Experts “There’s no curb appeal if there’s no curb!” — Rona Fischman, 4 Buyers Real Estate We are less than a week away from March, which usually…
  • Feb 24

    Home Contractor’s Failure To Register Exposes It To Consumer Protection Act Liability

    Home Contractor’s Failure To Register Exposes It To Consumer Protection Act Liability
    With the record amount of snow, roof leaks and interior damage just beginning to hit Bay State homeowners, this spring should be a record season for Massachusetts home improvement contractors. But, according to a recent court…
Rank this Week: 271

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4829

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 4855

Massachusetts Special Education…

Massachusetts Special Education Law Blog

Discusses local and national news in special education law. By Lillian E. Wong.

http://www.lillianwongesq.com/blog.html
  • Mar 4

    Free Search Engine for Massachusetts Sped Law

    Free Search Engine for Massachusetts Sped Law
    Attorney Daniel Perlman, formally a staff attorney at Massachusetts Advocates for Children and now in private practice, has created a wonderful new (FREE!) search engine.  It is easy to use and is quickly becoming…
  • Mar 2

    Mass Advocates for Children Youth Fellowship

    Mass Advocates for Children Youth Fellowship
    Massachusetts Advocates for Children invites young adults 18-26 with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or Intellectual Disability to apply for a state-of-the-art Young Adult Leaders Fellowship that offers an opportunity to learn the professional…
  • Feb 4

    Special Education Law from A to Z

    Special Education Law from A to Z
    Attorney Lillian Wong will be one of the faculty members presenting in a 2-day practical course, Special Education Law From A to Z. This comprehensive seminar will lay out all the essential requirements surrounding IEP development,…
Rank this Week: 1661

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Provides resources, tips, and substantive advice to attorneys, focused on those licensed in Massachusetts, to help establish and institutionalize professional office practices. By Director Rodney Dowell, and LPA Jared Correia, Esq.

http://masslomap.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1007

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

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

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 4

    60 No Longer Considered “Old Age”

    60 No Longer Considered “Old Age”
    How old is “old age?” Older than it used to be, at least! View image | gettyimages.com A major new report makes a clear and convincing case that people in their sixties simply do not have the life or health … Continue…
  • Feb 25

    Signs of Caregiver Stre

    Signs of Caregiver Stre
    So much of the discussion about long-term care in this country is focused on the patients and the payments. That makes sense. Long-term care can be very expensive and it has an inestimable impact on the lives of the elderly … Continue…
  • Feb 18

    A Marriage to Remember: A Touching Short Film on Alzheimer’

    A Marriage to Remember: A Touching Short Film on Alzheimer’
    In a new short-film documentary entitled A Marriage to Remember, filmmaker Banker White takes a starkly intimate look into his parents’ struggle with his mother’s early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. View image | gettyimages.com…
Rank this Week: 3904

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 3

    Actor Anthony Mackie Convicted of Drunk Driving

    Actor Anthony Mackie Convicted of Drunk Driving
    Actor Anthony Mackie, who is best known for roles in "Captain America: Winter Soldier", "Eight Mile" and "The Hurt Locker" was recently convicted of driving under the influence according to a recent report from New York Daily News. …
  • Feb 28

    Police Arrest Two Men for "Icing" the Road after Drunk Driving Crash

    Police Arrest Two Men for "Icing" the Road after Drunk Driving Crash
    According to a recent news report from the Daily Record, New Jersey police arrested two men who were involved in an alleged drunk driving car accident, which they later attempted to cover up. Authorities say one of the two men crashed his…
  • Feb 25

    Amherst Police Arrest Two UMass Students for Drunk Driving

    Amherst Police Arrest Two UMass Students for Drunk Driving
    It should come as no surprise that college students tend to drink more heavily and more often than older Americans. With increased drinking also comes increased risk - not only risk with their own safety, but risk involving the safety of…
Rank this Week: 2197

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal ethics and law practice. By Keith L. Miller, Esq.

http://www.legalmalpracticelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 4509

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

Covers ERISA, insurance coverage, and insurance bad faith. By Stephen Rosenberg.

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
  • Mar 3

    Back to the Future: Learning from the Past and Looking into the Future of 401(k) Advisor Fee

    Back to the Future: Learning from the Past and Looking into the Future of 401(k) Advisor Fee
    So, my past two Mondays have been bookended by being quoted in a pair of excellent articles concerning the operation of 401(k) plans, one in Pensions & Investments and the other in Fiduciary News. The interesting thing about them is that…
  • Feb 5

    Me, Tibble, Pensions & Investments and Don Draper

    Me, Tibble, Pensions & Investments and Don Draper
    With the Supreme Court hearing argument this month in Tibble, I thought I would pass along a link to this article in Pensions & Investments (registration may be required) on the case. Leaving aside (for the moment) the fact that I am…
  • Jan 20

    ACI's 9th National Forum on ERISA Litigation

    ACI's 9th National Forum on ERISA Litigation
    The American Conference Institute (ACI) hosts a comprehensive ERISA litigation conference twice a year, in New York in October and in Chicago in April. Fall in Manhattan and spring in Chicago. What’s not to like? Beyond that though, the…
Rank this Week: 412

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 3

    Self Righteousness Still Does Not Help the Environmentalists’ Cause

    Self Righteousness Still Does Not Help the Environmentalists’ Cause
    Fully five years ago, I noted that the cavalier treatment by government officials of FOIA requests made by opponents of government policy revealed a degree of self-righteousness that was both offensive and self-defeating – because it…
  • Mar 2

    MassDEP — A Voice of Reason in the Stormwater Permitting Debate

    MassDEP — A Voice of Reason in the Stormwater Permitting Debate
    EPA has been working to craft a general permit for small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems for quite some time.  The most recent draft permit, published last September, has received significant comment, most recently from the…
  • Feb 27

    No Competitors In My Backyard?

    No Competitors In My Backyard?
    In Paradise Lost, John Milton wrote that “easy is the descent into Hell, for it is paved with good intentions.”  A modern environmental lawyer might say that the road to waste, inefficiency, and obstruction is paved with good…
Rank this Week: 3127

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 2

    Congress Working to Fund Disability Benefits Program

    Congress Working to Fund Disability Benefits Program
    The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) oversees Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits as well as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. SSA is the same agency that oversees Social Security Retirement…
  • Feb 27

    Adaire v. Colvin: Contradictory Evidence in SSDI Hearing

    Adaire v. Colvin: Contradictory Evidence in SSDI Hearing
    Adaire v. Colvin, an appeal form the United States Circuit for the Seventh Circuit, involved a disability claimant who became disabled as a child due to sclerosis. When he was 15 years old, surgeons implanted rods into his spine to correct…
  • Feb 24

    Hall v. Colvin: Evidence in Disability Case

    Hall v. Colvin: Evidence in Disability Case
    Hall v. Colvin, an appeal from the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, features an opinion written by Judge Posner. Judge Posner is an appellate judge who typically drafts opinions rather critical to administrative law…
Rank this Week: 3733

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Massachusetts Defendant Withdraws Four Guilty Pleas for Drug Crime

    Massachusetts Defendant Withdraws Four Guilty Pleas for Drug Crime
    In Commonwealth v. Martin, a Massachusetts court considered a drug case in which a defendant filed motions to withdraw four guilty pleas related to 30 drug offenses. The case arose during the investigation of the defendant's boyfriend.…
  • Feb 16

    Probation Violation in Massachusetts Domestic Assault Case

    Probation Violation in Massachusetts Domestic Assault Case
    In Commonwealth v. Polito, a Massachusetts appellate court considered the case of a defendant found in violation of his probation. The case arose on an afternoon in August 2009, when a police officer responded to a report of domestic battery…
  • Feb 2

    Forgery in Massachusett

    Forgery in Massachusett
    Presenting a forged instrument as a genuine instrument (known as "uttering a forged instrument") is a crime in Massachusetts under General Laws, Chapter 267, Section 5. The Commonwealth must prove that the defendant (1) had the intent to…
Rank this Week: 3247

Working the Law: News and Views on…

Working the Law: News and Views on Employment Issues

Covers Massachusetts employment law issues such as employment discrimination, sexual harasment and wrongful discharge. By Jack Merrill.

http://www.framinghamlegal.com/
  • Mar 2

    Inappropriate Sexual Behaviors by a Supervisor

    Inappropriate Sexual Behaviors by a Supervisor
    Our client was an employee of a large package delivery company. After experiencing what she believed to be inappropriate sexual behaviors by a supervisor, she reported the conduct to his superior and asked that it stop. She did not file nor…
  • Feb 24

    Multi-day Sexual Harassment Training Program For Small Busine

    Multi-day Sexual Harassment Training Program For Small Busine
    Our client was a design and construction company of about 150 employees. After it was threatened with a sexual harassment lawsuit by a former employee, it asked us to devise a training program aimed at reducing risks of future problems. The…
  • Feb 9

    Legislators Again Propose Banning Noncompetition Agreements in Massachusett

    Legislators Again Propose Banning Noncompetition Agreements in Massachusett
    Despite past failures, including the defeat of bills proposed by former Governor Deval Patrick in 2014, the Massachusetts Legislature is again taking up the idea of banning noncompetition agreements in the Commonwealth. Several proposals were…
Rank this Week: 2836

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Sugarman & Sugarman, P.C.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Removing Snow and Ice from Your Vehicle

    Removing Snow and Ice from Your Vehicle
    This record-setting New England winter has brought about many headaches to daily drivers, and plenty of important issues for Massachusetts personal injury attorneys to talk about. Drivers must navigate through snow and ice covered roads and…
  • Feb 19

    Why Does the Law Hold Bars and Taverns Liable for Personal Injuries and Deaths Caused by Drunk Drivers?

    Why Does the Law Hold Bars and Taverns Liable for Personal Injuries and Deaths Caused by Drunk Drivers?
    Some of the most regularly occurring and senseless tragedies in our society occur when alcohol and driving are combined. In the press, these tragedies often play out with calls for justice against the drunk drivers, and stories of repeat…
  • Jan 23

    Trial Lawyers in Massachusetts are Preparing for Attorney-Conducted Voir Dire

    Trial Lawyers in Massachusetts are Preparing for Attorney-Conducted Voir Dire
    Massachusetts will soon join the majority of other states in permitting personal injury attorneys (and pro se parties) to conduct voir dire during the jury empanelment process. Superior Court Standing Order 1-15 allows attorneys to directly…
Rank this Week: 4269

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1552

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/
  • Mar 2

    New Bedford, Massachusetts: Local Woman Killed in Accident on Route 18

    New Bedford, Massachusetts: Local Woman Killed in Accident on Route 18
    March 2, 2015: Yesterday morning, Theresa Suprenant, 22, of New Bedford, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained as the passenger in a single car accident, which occurred on Route 18 in New Bedford, near Elm…
  • Jan 22

    Avon, Massachusetts: Cambridge Man Killed in 2 Car Accident on Route 24

    Avon, Massachusetts: Cambridge Man Killed in 2 Car Accident on Route 24
    January 22, 2015: Last Sunday morning, January 18, 2015, Winchel Auburg, 41, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the car he was driving collided with another vehicle.  The accident…
  • Jan 8

    Westborough, Massachusetts: Victims of Fatal Crash Identified as Randolph Resident

    Westborough, Massachusetts: Victims of Fatal Crash Identified as Randolph Resident
    January 7, 2015: Last Thursday, January 1, Clarice Felix, 18, and Dave Virgile, 27, both of Randolph, Massachusetts, died as a result of personal injuries sustained when a car they were riding in collided with a truck on the Massachusetts…
Rank this Week: 762

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4960

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 28

    NHTSA Orders Takata to Preserve Recalled Air Bag Inflator

    NHTSA Orders Takata to Preserve Recalled Air Bag Inflator
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is ordering Takata Corp. to preserve air bag inflators that were removed during the manufacturer’s recall process. The NHTSA wants the evidence kept for both its own probe and for any…
  • Feb 27

    Vehicle-to-Vehicle Technology May Be Coming Soon According to MIT Review

    Vehicle-to-Vehicle Technology May Be Coming Soon According to MIT Review
    “What if your car warned you seconds before an accident, giving you enough time to swerve or slam on the brakes—maybe even save your life?” That’s exactly the promise Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communication technology…
  • Feb 25

    While Drunk Driving Decreases, Drugged Driving Continues to Rise

    While Drunk Driving Decreases, Drugged Driving Continues to Rise
    It’s a warning most adult drivers have engrained in the heads: “Don’t drink and drive.” The nation’s decades-long campaign against drunk driving has proven effective in making roadways safer, but a new study…
Rank this Week: 994

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Snow, Ice on Roofs Lead to Massachusetts Worker Injuries, Death

    Snow, Ice on Roofs Lead to Massachusetts Worker Injuries, Death
    In the last few weeks, over 100 inches of snow have fallen on parts of Massachusetts. This has led to massive efforts to clear snow and ice off roofs and roads. The snow clearings have placed numerous workers and homeowners in high-risk…
  • Feb 25

    Teen Worker Falls 25 Feet While Shoveling Roof in Westwood, MA

    Teen Worker Falls 25 Feet While Shoveling Roof in Westwood, MA
    A 17-year-old student, part of a work crew shoveling snow off of a department store roof, was injured after falling through a skylight. Officials say the teen was helping to remove snow at Frugal Fannie’s clothing store in Westwood…
  • Feb 20

    Undocumented Worker Entitled to Workers’ Compensation

    Undocumented Worker Entitled to Workers’ Compensation
    According to a court ruling, an undocumented Mexican worker who gave his employer false identification is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for injuries he sustained on the job. Mario Arellano, who gave a fake Social Security…
Rank this Week: 1240

Breaking Ground: What's New in…

Breaking Ground: What's New in Real Estate Law

Updates in real estate law including leasing, financing, corporate real estate, environmental law. By Sherin and Lodgen.

http://blog.sherin.com/blog/
  • Feb 27

    Massachusetts Permit Session Jurisdiction Explained

    Massachusetts Permit Session Jurisdiction Explained
    Written by: Sander A. Rikleen and Jennifer L. Ioli  On February 27th, the Massachusetts Appeals Court again held that certain land use appeals under Mass. G.L.c. 185, §3A, cannot be brought in Housing Court –…
  • Jan 5

    What You Need To Know: Boston and Cambridge Energy Use Disclosure Ordinance

    What You Need To Know: Boston and Cambridge Energy Use Disclosure Ordinance
    Written by: Jennifer L. Ioli On July 28, 2014, Cambridge, Massachusetts enacted an energy use disclosure ordinance, joining Boston and several other cities.  The Cambridge ordinance is similar to its Boston counterpart, but contains…
  • Dec 17

    Take Advantage of the Massachusetts Personal Property Tax Exemption for Solar Installation

    Take Advantage of the Massachusetts Personal Property Tax Exemption for Solar Installation
    Written by: Margaret C. Kelty and Sander A. Rikleen  With contributions by: Bethany A. Bartlett The Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board recently addressed the situation in which a land owner used a solar power system to…
Rank this Week: 2659

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

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

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • 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…
  • Sep 16

    Debt collectors know when to pounce on you — how one does it

    Debt collectors know when to pounce on you — how one does it
    One of the nation’s largest debt collectors,Portfolio Recovery Associates, has been in the news lately, and this article exposes a hard truth about the collections system: Debt collectors know when your finances improve. Because debt…
Rank this Week: 974

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law issues. By the Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Bankruptcy 10 Years after the 2005 Law

    Bankruptcy 10 Years after the 2005 Law
    It is now almost 10 years since Congress passed, and President Bush signed, the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA), which went into effect in October 2005.  What, if any, conclusions can we find from ten…
  • Feb 3

    Keeping Personal Information Private in Bankruptcy Court

    Keeping Personal Information Private in Bankruptcy Court
    Many folks worry that by filing bankruptcy in Massachusetts their personal information will become public.  Will my landlord find out?  My boss?  Do I have to get my wife’s tax return even if she is not filing? What…
  • Jan 29

    Massachusetts 401k Clients Advised On Bond Mutual Funds and Bankruptcy

    Massachusetts 401k Clients Advised On Bond Mutual Funds and Bankruptcy
    Many of our Massachusetts bankruptcy clients have retirement accounts, including IRA’s, ROTH IRA’s and 401k’s.  These monies can be protected in a personal bankruptcy.  However, in order to make them effective…
Rank this Week: 847

Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers legal strategies in Massachusetts injury and wrongful death cases. By Karsner & Meehan, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4445

Massachusetts Employment Law

Massachusetts Employment Law

What employees need to know about Massachusetts employment law: severance agreements, wrongful termination, discrimination claims, wage and hour claims. By the Law Office of Maura Greene, LLC.

http://www.mauragreene-law.com/
  • Feb 25

    Severance Agreements: Nine Things to Know

    Severance Agreements: Nine Things to Know
    Employees with proposed severance agreements often wonder if they can review and negotiate the agreement themselves. Severance agreements are typically written to protect the company. Severance agreements are contracts. The terms can affect…
  • Feb 25

    Severance Agreements: Nine Things to Know

    Severance Agreements: Nine Things to Know
    Employees with proposed severance agreements often wonder if they can review and negotiate the agreement themselves. Severance agreements are typically written to protect the company. Severance agreements are contracts. The terms can affect…
  • Oct 27

    Massachusetts Independent Contractor Law

    Massachusetts Independent Contractor Law
    independent contractor The Massachusetts Independent Contractor Law makes it very difficult for companies to legally hire independent contractors. There is a three part test that most companies can’t meet. The Three Part Independent…
Rank this Week: 3719

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration laws and policies. By Maged & Rost.

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Feb 25

    BREAKING NEWS! DHS EXTENDS ELIGIBILITY FOR EMPLOYMENT TO CERTAIN H-4 DEPENDENT SPOUSES

    BREAKING NEWS! DHS EXTENDS ELIGIBILITY FOR EMPLOYMENT TO CERTAIN H-4 DEPENDENT SPOUSES
    According to a USCIS News Release:  “U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced today that, effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending…
  • Feb 20

    H-1B CAP FILING: DO IT ONCE, DO IT RIGHT

    H-1B CAP FILING: DO IT ONCE, DO IT RIGHT
    The USCIS will begin accepting cap-subject H-1B petitions on April 1, 2015.  If the past few years is any indication, the 65,000 regular and 20,000 US Master caps won’t last long and will be subject to a random lottery. There are…
  • Feb 18

    TEMPORARY INJUNCTION DELAYS IMPLEMENTATION OF DACA / DAPA

    TEMPORARY INJUNCTION DELAYS IMPLEMENTATION OF DACA / DAPA
    According to a USCIS News Release:  “…the Department of Homeland Security will not begin accepting requests for the expansion of DACA tomorrow, February 18, as originally planned. Until further notice, we will also suspend…
Rank this Week: 1365

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Massachusetts Campus Sex Assaults: Guns Not The Answer

    Massachusetts Campus Sex Assaults: Guns Not The Answer
    College campuses are hotbeds of youthful activity: Fraternities and sororities. Football and varsity sports games. Lots of consumption of alcohol. Drugs. Partying. Linking up between students (as opposed to dating). Put it all…
  • Jan 31

    Domestic Violence: Is the NFL Getting the Message, or Just Running An Ad?

    Domestic Violence: Is the NFL Getting the Message, or Just Running An Ad?
    Well, tomorrow is Super Bowl Sunday, that annual excuse to spend 10 hours in front of a TV screen, stuffing your face, imbibing probably more than your share of alcohol, and screaming like a banshee every time “your” team scores a…
  • Jan 29

    Shoplifting In Massachusetts: Increase Seen Over Christmas Season

    Shoplifting In Massachusetts: Increase Seen Over Christmas Season
    The holidays and the Christmas season are over, and aside from retailers adding up their sales and profits, they’re also noticing something else: A sharp spike in Massachusetts shoplifting charges were filed during this past holiday…
Rank this Week: 1308

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/
  • Feb 24

    MICHAEL JORDAN IS ARRESTED FOR SHOOTING MURDER IN COPELY SQUARE

    MICHAEL JORDAN IS ARRESTED FOR SHOOTING MURDER IN COPELY SQUARE
    There is an abundance of high profile criminal cases pending in various courts. A number of these cases feature sports figures in the role of “The Defendant”. However, no, this is not that Michael Jordan. This Michael Jordan is…
  • Feb 23

    FELONY LARCENY CHARGES ARE DISMISSED DUE TO COMMONWEALTH'S GRAND JURY ERROR

    FELONY LARCENY CHARGES ARE DISMISSED DUE TO COMMONWEALTH'S GRAND JURY ERROR
    Grand juries meet in private… Except for the prosecution of course. No judge, no defense attorney and no defendant. I would imagine you could almost quote by heart at this point the saying that "a prosecutor could indict a ham…
  • Feb 20

    WORCESTER PRISON GUARD IS CHARGED WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASE OF ARMED ASSAULT WITH INTENT TO MURDER

    WORCESTER PRISON GUARD IS CHARGED WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASE OF ARMED ASSAULT WITH INTENT TO MURDER
    Jaime Fuentes ,48, is/was a prison guard at the infamous maximum security state prison,Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley. As of Wednesday, he is the "Defendant". He was living in Worcester. Now he in custody, held without…
Rank this Week: 360