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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/
  • 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…
  • Dec 28

    Criminal Charges for Stabbing Someone in Massachusett

    Criminal Charges for Stabbing Someone in Massachusett
    Stabbing Someone in Massachusetts One of the more personal and highly violent criminal offenses in Massachusetts is stabbing another person. Stabbings are usually the result of hot emotions or fits of rage, and they can cause minor, serious,…
  • Dec 10

    Proving Intent in Larceny By False Pretenses Case

    Proving Intent in Larceny By False Pretenses Case
    Larceny by False Pretenses Larceny over $250 by false pretenses is a felony in Massachusetts under G.L. c. 266 Section 34. The law simply states that “[w]hoever, with intent to defraud and by a false pretense, induces another to part…
Rank this Week: 446

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/
  • Jan 17

    Court Orders Drunk Driver to Speak About His Crime

    Court Orders Drunk Driver to Speak About His Crime
    According to a recent news story from WFMZ-TV News, a Pennsylvania man has been ordered by the judge to complete 25 hours of community service.  This will consist of traveling to different colleges in the area and speaking about his…
  • Jan 14

    Everett Man Arrested Twice, Allegedly Picked Up Child While Drunk

    Everett Man Arrested Twice, Allegedly Picked Up Child While Drunk
    According to a recent news article from News 7 Boston, a man was just arrested in Everett for allegedly driving drunk while picking up his young child from school. It appears this was the second time he’s been recently arrested for this…
  • Jan 10

    MADD Assigns Ratings to State Drunk Driving Laws – Mass. Doesn’t Rate So High

    MADD Assigns Ratings to State Drunk Driving Laws – Mass. Doesn’t Rate So High
    Each year, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) release a “Report to the Nation,” as they call it, on the state of drunk driving laws across the U.S.  The agency assigns a rating ranging from one to five stars to determine…
Rank this Week: 2087

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: 522

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Neumann Law Group.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jan 17

    Widow of Massachusetts State Trooper Sues Driver for Wrongful Death

    Widow of Massachusetts State Trooper Sues Driver for Wrongful Death
    On behalf of her late husband, Reisa Clardy recently filed suit in Middlesex Superior Court for wrongful death against the man accused of killing Massachusetts State Trooper Thomas Clardy in a fatal car crash. The lawsuit, which seeks $20…
  • Jan 10

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Allows Medical Malpractice Case to Move Forward

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Allows Medical Malpractice Case to Move Forward
    Gena Paretchan brought a medical malpractice action against Dr. Edward Kwasnik, a surgeon who performed a laparoscopic cholecystectomy on her, and Dr. Gaurav Sharma, a surgical resident who assisted Dr. Krasnik during the procedure. Paretchan…
  • Jan 3

    Massachusetts Wedding Guests Sue Groom for Drone Injury

    Massachusetts Wedding Guests Sue Groom for Drone Injury
    Massachusetts groom Barry Billcliff is being sued by two wedding guests who allege they were hit by a drone at the reception of his wedding. Billcliff and his bride, Nichole, were married over the summer at New Hampshire’s Searles…
Rank this Week: 4896

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/
  • Jan 17

    New Ruling on Take-Home Asbestos Cases from Cali. Court

    New Ruling on Take-Home Asbestos Cases from Cali. Court
    According to a recent article published by the Los Angeles Times, defendants in mesothelioma lawsuits can now be held liable for what are known as “take-home” asbestos cases.  These are cases where a worker was employed…
  • Jan 13

    A Look at Mesothelioma Insurance Claim

    A Look at Mesothelioma Insurance Claim
    In the United States and much of the world, asbestos was used very heavily in most aspects of construction. It was also used in a wide variety of consumer, commercial and industrial products.  The reason it was so prevalent was…
  • Jan 9

    Rost v. Ford Motor Company: Mesothelioma Litigation

    Rost v. Ford Motor Company: Mesothelioma Litigation
    In Rost v. Ford Motor Company, plaintiff originally filed a mesothelioma lawsuit against the various companies that manufactured asbestos products.  Claimant alleged these companies manufactured the asbestos to which he had been exposed…
Rank this Week: 2151

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: 811

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/
  • Jan 17

    ER Docs Anticipate Increase in Ice-Related Accident

    ER Docs Anticipate Increase in Ice-Related Accident
    With the arrival of winter, emergency room staffers are anticipating an uptick in the annual increase in the number of injuries related to snow and ice.  In some cases, these are serious or even fatal car accidents. Snow and ice may…
  • Jan 14

    Bleeding Head Injuries in Personal Injury Case

    Bleeding Head Injuries in Personal Injury Case
    When we talk about head injuries and concussions, we are often talking about what is known as a closed head wound.  As the name implies, this is a head injury that can result in a concussion or other traumatic brain injury (TBI) in which…
  • Jan 10

    Complexities of a Slip-And-Fall Case

    Complexities of a Slip-And-Fall Case
    Most people are familiar with the concept of a slip-and-fall negligence case. As the name implies, it is a personal injury case involving an accident that was caused by the victim slipping and falling on a hard surface.  In some cases,…
Rank this Week: 1409

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?
    Many consumers who have settled insurance claims are perplexed when they hear of other claimants receiving more in settlements for property damage or pain and suffering for their injuries that they did for very similar claims. While not every…
  • Sep 29

    Is it Legal Malpractice When a Massachusetts Lawyer was Sanctioned for Misrepresentation?

    Is it Legal Malpractice When a Massachusetts Lawyer was Sanctioned for Misrepresentation?
    Do attorneys have an ethical obligation to state the law accurately?  Even if there is an opposing attorney that works for the Bankruptcy Court?  Is it legal malpractice? Given the political season, you might think that it is up to…
  • Mar 23

    How Can Massachusetts Consumers Avoid Harassment from Creditor

    How Can Massachusetts Consumers Avoid Harassment from Creditor
    Many of our bankruptcy clients come to us after the credit card companies file a lawsuit, or start to call them daily. Or, their car is repossessed for failure to make payment and all of a sudden they have a huge deficit bill on their hands.…
Rank this Week: 817

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/
  • Jan 17

    Operation Walk Provides Free Knee Replacement

    Operation Walk Provides Free Knee Replacement
    It is a sad fact that many people in this county do not have health insurance.  While there are many different opinions about how to fix this issue, depending on one’s political party of choice, those without health insurance are…
  • Jan 13

    Jackson v. Ford Motor Company: Products Liability Appeal

    Jackson v. Ford Motor Company: Products Liability Appeal
    In Jackson v. Ford Motor Company, a man was killed when he lost control of his 2012 Ford Focus and was in a serious car accident. His wife was also a passenger in the car the day of the fatal accident.  While she was not killed in the…
  • Jan 10

    Samsung Washing Machines Recalled After Serious Personal Injury

    Samsung Washing Machines Recalled After Serious Personal Injury
    According to a recent news story from the Morning Call, Samsung has just issued a major recall on 34 models of their top-selling washing machines.  The reason for the recall is that a defect in these 3 million units sold (all top-loading…
Rank this Week: 3688

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 3477

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/
  • Jan 16

    Prescription Drug Fraud in Massachusett

    Prescription Drug Fraud in Massachusett
    Prescription drug abuse is a nationwide problem, and it’s growing. As such, prescription fraud crimes are also on the rise. If you’re facing prescription fraud charges, you could be convicted of drug crimes, but you can also be…
  • Jan 13

    You can’t hide from an outstanding MA warrant, but you can resolve it. Here’s how.

    You can’t hide from an outstanding MA warrant, but you can resolve it. Here’s how.
    There are two types of warrants in Massachusetts, arrest warrants and bench warrants. A bench warrant is generally the less serious of the two. These are issued for multiple reasons, including failure to show up at a court hearing or failure…
  • Jan 10

    Nazi Memorabilia, Guns, and 10,000 Rounds of Ammo Found in Home of Lexington Man

    Nazi Memorabilia, Guns, and 10,000 Rounds of Ammo Found in Home of Lexington Man
    Last week, police announced the seizure of 83 guns, with 10,000 rounds of ammo and a Nazi helmet from the house of a Massachusetts man. Robert Ivarson, 49, of Lexington, is facing civil rights and harassment charges for allegedly littering…
Rank this Week: 363

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Traveling Out of the U.S. with Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Benefit

    Traveling Out of the U.S. with Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Benefit
    People who receive Social Security Disability Insurance benefits will want to research their rights if they plan on moving out of the country. People who relocate or travel for extended periods of time out of the country may be at risk of…
  • Jan 12

    A Soldier’s Fight for Disability Benefit

    A Soldier’s Fight for Disability Benefit
    According to a recent news article from WPRI News, a brave veteran from North Attleboro has returned from war only to a face another kind of battle – this one in his home state.  This was a battle of bureaucracy and red tape in…
  • Jan 9

    Gutierrez v. Colvin: SSDI Appeal

    Gutierrez v. Colvin: SSDI Appeal
    In Gutierrez v. Colvin, a Social Security Disability Insurance case from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, there was no question claimant could lift no more than five pounds.  She could also not lift her right…
Rank this Week: 3457

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Report: Double Fatal Single Car Crash in Milton

    Report: Double Fatal Single Car Crash in Milton
    Massachusetts State Police (MSP) responded to a car crash in Milton that left two dead and another injured, according to a recent news report from the Boston Herald.  This accident occurred around 3:30 a.m. when a car crashed into a tree…
  • Jan 13

    U.S. DOT Issues New Proposed Guidelines to Handle Distracted Driving

    U.S. DOT Issues New Proposed Guidelines to Handle Distracted Driving
    There is no question that distracted driving is a major problem in cities like Boston and across the United States.  While many people may not realize this, it is becoming a bigger problem, in terms of the number of accidents, than drunk…
  • Jan 9

    NHTSA Reports Seat Belt Use in U.S. Reaches 90 Percent – Historic High

    NHTSA Reports Seat Belt Use in U.S. Reaches 90 Percent – Historic High
    When someone gets in a car, they are expected to wear a seat belt.  This is instilled upon us from a young age, and, in case we forget, the car will sound annoying alarms and flash lights to remind us to fasten our seat belts.  This…
Rank this Week: 657

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/
Rank this Week: 2925

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 15

    SJC Rules that Dookhan Defendants With Vacated Convictions Will Not Be Reimbursed for Court Cost

    SJC Rules that Dookhan Defendants With Vacated Convictions Will Not Be Reimbursed for Court Cost
    In Commonwealth v. Martin, the SJC addressed whether defendants whose convictions were vacated as a result of the Annie Dookhan drug lab scandal should be reimbursed for court fees paid prior to the allowance of the motion to vacate. The…
  • Jan 6

    Questions Linger in Amherst Drug Lab Scandal

    Questions Linger in Amherst Drug Lab Scandal
    According to a recent news article on www.Masslive.com, questions remain as to who was responsible for the Commonwealth’s failure to disclose exculpatory discovery to defense attorneys in the Amherst drug lab scandal. The scandal came…
  • Dec 27

    Judge Orders Commonwealth to Turn Over Electronic Communications Between Police in Worcester Murder Case

    Judge Orders Commonwealth to Turn Over Electronic Communications Between Police in Worcester Murder Case
    In a recent article in the Worcester Telegram, a Superior Court judge ordered the Commonwealth to turn over certain discovery to the defense attorney in a murder case – namely all electronic communications between state police…
Rank this Week: 2780

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

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

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
  • Jan 14

    A Privacy Shield Replaces a Safe Harbor for the Swiss, Too

    A Privacy Shield Replaces a Safe Harbor for the Swiss, Too
    US companies with employees or clients in Switzerland will be interested to hear that the new Swiss-US Privacy Shield was approved on 11 January. Although Switzerland is not a member of the European Union, its data protection law (Federal…
  • Jan 11

    Foot-Dragging on HIPAA Breach Notice Costs Illinois Health System

    Foot-Dragging on HIPAA Breach Notice Costs Illinois Health System
    Written by James Swann | This article was originally published in Bloomberg BNA Health Care Daily Report An Illinois health system has reached a $475,000 settlement over allegations it waited too long to report a data breach, the…
  • Jan 10

    How Should We Think About Cyber War, Where Rules Remain to be Written?

    How Should We Think About Cyber War, Where Rules Remain to be Written?
    The recent hack of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the United States’ subsequent decision to impose retaliatory sanctions against Russia poses an important question:  what does international law have to say about…
Rank this Week: 1939

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: 968

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: 2574

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Covers qui tam and government law. By Greene LLP.

http://www.whistleblowerattorneys-blog.com/
  • Jan 13

    Michigan Mortgage Lender Agrees to Settle FCA Lawsuit for $48 Million

    Michigan Mortgage Lender Agrees to Settle FCA Lawsuit for $48 Million
    A Michigan mortgage services company settled a protracted $48 million dollar False Claims Act (“FCA”) lawsuit this week. The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan announced, “the settlement announced today holds…
  • Jan 2

    California Hospital Chain Hit With Massive Medicare Fraud Lawsuit

    California Hospital Chain Hit With Massive Medicare Fraud Lawsuit
    In closing out 2016, the U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California announced that her office elected to intervene in a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging rampant Medicare fraud at a group of Southern California hospitals. The…
  • Dec 28

    Vermont Doctor Settles Fraud Case for Unnecessary Pain Management Injection

    Vermont Doctor Settles Fraud Case for Unnecessary Pain Management Injection
    A physician practicing in Townshend, Vermont, paid $76,000 to the U.S. government to resolve allegations that she violated the federal False Claims Act (“FCA”) by submitting “false claims” for reimbursement to Medicare…
Rank this Week: 4229

Injury Lawyer Blog

Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Naumes Law Group.

http://www.injurylawyer.pro/
  • Jan 13

    Current Inadequate Welding Safety Standards Raise Major Concern

    Current Inadequate Welding Safety Standards Raise Major Concern
    According to a Washington University research study, published recently in the medical journal of neurology, the current safety standards in place for welders may be cause for major health concern. The present safety standards spotlight the…
  • Nov 28

    Is Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea the Cause of Recent Hoboken Train Accident?

    Is Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea the Cause of Recent Hoboken Train Accident?
    New information about the cause of the fatal New Jersey train crash that occurred in September has now been brought to light. According to both the National Transportation Safety Review Board and the lawyer (for the train engineer): sleep…
  • Nov 16

    Amtrak to Pay $265 Million in Fatal Crash

    Amtrak to Pay $265 Million in Fatal Crash
    It has been announced that Amtrak has agreed to a pay out in a one of the largest railroad crash settlements in the history of the United States, in the amount of $265 million. The payout is the result of a court order recently issued on the…
Rank this Week: 4788

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

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

    Class Dismissed: Supreme Court Declines to Resolve Circuit Split on Class Action Jurisdiction

    Class Dismissed: Supreme Court Declines to Resolve Circuit Split on Class Action Jurisdiction
    Brian Spring The United States Supreme Court declined a petition for certiorari on Monday, January 9, in the matter of Ascira Partners, LLC v. Daniel, dashing hopes that the Justices would resolve conflicting federal law on jurisdiction…
  • Jan 5

    Another Blow to “Every Exposure” in Asbestos Litigation

    Another Blow to “Every Exposure” in Asbestos Litigation
    Meghan Senter Causation opinions from plaintiff’s experts in asbestos exposure cases have undergone a puzzling evolution as they continue to face successful challenges. From “every exposure” to “every exposure above…
  • Jan 4

    California Supreme Court Recognizes a Duty of Care to “Take-Home” Plaintiff

    California Supreme Court Recognizes a Duty of Care to “Take-Home” Plaintiff
    Nicole Harrison Earlier this month, the California Supreme Court issued a ruling on two coordinated “take-home” asbestos exposure cases, in which it held that employers using asbestos in the workplace have a duty of care to…
Rank this Week: 2821

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

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

http://www.thepatientsafetyblog.org/
  • Jan 12

    Drew Meyer Profiled in The Huffington Post

    Drew Meyer Profiled in The Huffington Post
    Firm founder Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. was recently profiled in a Huffington Post article: Drew Meyer, Esquire — Truth, Justice and Medicine. The piece highlights Meyer's career as a highly recognized and passionate patient advocate representing…
  • Dec 9

    Senate Releases Report and Recommendations on the Practice of Concurrent Surgeries at Teaching Hospital

    Senate Releases Report and Recommendations on the Practice of Concurrent Surgeries at Teaching Hospital
    Boston Globe Spotlight Team and Lubin & Meyer lawsuits have been at the center of widening awareness of this patient safety issue  Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) issued a…
  • Sep 15

    Sepsis: Know the Signs and Symptom

    Sepsis: Know the Signs and Symptom
    What is Sepsis? Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to an infection, which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Sometimes called blood poisoning, it can be caused by a seemingly minor infection…
Rank this Week: 4321

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/
  • Jan 12

    New Notary Public Act Addresses Unauthorized Practice of Law, Title Issues and Consumer Protection

    New Notary Public Act Addresses Unauthorized Practice of Law, Title Issues and Consumer Protection
    An Act Regulating Notaries Public to Protect Consumers And The Validity And Effectiveness Of Recorded Instruments On October 6, 2016 Governor Charlie Baker signed Chapter 289 of the Acts of 2016, An Act Regulating Notaries Public to…
  • Jan 2

    Act Clearing Titles To Foreclosed Properties Now Effective

    Act Clearing Titles To Foreclosed Properties Now Effective
    Many Titles Automatically Cleared As Of Dec. 31, 2016 While 2016 may have been a tough year for some, the new year brings some relief to those affected by foreclosure related title defects. For some homeowners saddled with bad titles due…
  • Dec 15

    Massachusetts Recreational Marijuana Law: Best Practices For Landlord

    Massachusetts Recreational Marijuana Law: Best Practices For Landlord
    Property Owners Should Get New Marijuana Policies and Lease Riders In Place Now Today, December 15, 2016, the recreational use of marijuana became legal in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, after voters on election day approved Ballot…
Rank this Week: 279

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

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

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 12

    Moving Forward with Estate Planning When Your Spouse is Uncomfortable with It

    Moving Forward with Estate Planning When Your Spouse is Uncomfortable with It
    As one part of a married couple, perhaps you put off estate planning because you need your spouse in order for it to be effective. If that’s the case, a non-cooperative spouse who doesn’t want to think or talk about it can lead to…
  • Jan 5

    Do You Need an Estate Planning Audit?

    Do You Need an Estate Planning Audit?
    Does thinking about your original estate planning documents conjure up images of meeting in someone’s office a decade ago when you first got married or when you had a child? Or was it in the more recent past, but there are numerous…
  • Dec 14

    Multiple Reasons Why Your Estate Planning Needs a Lift This Year

    Multiple Reasons Why Your Estate Planning Needs a Lift This Year
    As we quickly approach 2017, it is an excellent opportunity to review your existing estate planning documents and determine if  you have fallen short. Unfortunately, far too many people make simple mistakes that can end up turning into…
Rank this Week: 3692

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Electrocution accidents in the workplace, more common than you may think

    Electrocution accidents in the workplace, more common than you may think
    Electricity, simply put, is a concentrated flow of electrons from one point to another. Electrocution occurs when we interrupt a closed circuit of electricity by touching it with any uninsulated part of our bodies, most commonly our hands or…
  • Jan 11

    Dudley worker’s arm seriously injured in accident

    Dudley worker’s arm seriously injured in accident
    A contract packaging company based out of Dudley, MA is facing hefty fines from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after their negligence and subsequent actions seriously endangered one…
  • Jan 10

    Worker loses arm in negligent Baking factory

    Worker loses arm in negligent Baking factory
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has found a Cincinnati-based food company to be guilty of multiple safety violations that led to a worker having one of his arms amputated below the elbow after an avoidable accident…
Rank this Week: 1230

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    The perils of power morcellator

    The perils of power morcellator
    On the surface, a power morcellator is an intriguing and seemingly fantastic showcase of modern medical technology. The drill-like device is able to perform laparoscopic surgeries, such as hysterectomies and myomectomies, without being overly…
  • Jan 10

    Suffering from Nexium side effects?

    Suffering from Nexium side effects?
    The popular heartburn medication Nexium, released by pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca in 2001, has been used by millions around the globe to treat their chronic heartburn with relatively few side effects. Minor side effects include dry mouth,…
  • Jan 10

    Lipitor and link to diabete

    Lipitor and link to diabete
    Lipitor has the distinction of being the best-selling prescription medication of all time. Manufactured by pharmaceutical titan company, Pfizer, Lipitor is prescribed to help treat high cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attacks and…
Rank this Week: 2799

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: 4286

Boston Workers Compensation…

Boston Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

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

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4703

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: 4339

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/
  • Jan 11

    Start 2017 with a Plan for Your Career as a Lawyer

    Start 2017 with a Plan for Your Career as a Lawyer
    To compete as a lawyer, you need a vision defining your future success. And then you plan. Career and business plans do not need to be complex and complicated. They serve a simple purpose to mold and nudge you to think, feel, and behave in…
  • Jan 9

    Your Invitation to Our January 12th Breakfast Gathering

    Your Invitation to Our January 12th Breakfast Gathering
    Hello Friends, Clients, and Colleagues, The end of 2016 brought about a number of changes for LOMAP and its parent organization, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers. We bid farewell to Rodney and Jared, but welcomed a new practice advisor, Susan…
  • Jan 6

    New Year, New Start: 10 Practical Tips for Greater Success in Your Law Practice [Webinar]

    New Year, New Start: 10 Practical Tips for Greater Success in Your Law Practice [Webinar]
    Get 10 tips to make 2017 your most successful year in law practice – in 30 minutes or less – in the next edition of our Webinars for Busy Lawyers! On January 18th at 12pm (eastern) Elizabeth Jolliffe will present New Year, New…
Rank this Week: 1029

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Wacks & McHale PC.

http://www.massachusetts-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 11

    Probate Challenges – A Cautionary Tale

    Probate Challenges – A Cautionary Tale
    If you read this blog on a regular basis (who doesn’t!!) you may recall an article entry from a year ago about challenges one can face when contesting a Will.  In that entry we cautioned that a challenger to a probate estate can be…
  • Dec 28

    Mass Tort Action

    Mass Tort Action
    Massachusetts federal and state courts have become a hub of mass tort actions. Mass tort actions are very different from typical North Shore, Lynnfield, Lynn and Saugus torts, accidents and injury law. Mass torts require massive resources and…
  • Dec 20

    Attorneys, Notaries and Closing

    Attorneys, Notaries and Closing
    It has been a red-hot residential real estate market all over Massachusetts. Homes in good locations that are updated and priced fairly are going under contract quickly. The weather may be turning colder as we head into 2017 but the sale…
Rank this Week: 4853

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Jan 10

    Lower Speed Limits in Effect

    Lower Speed Limits in Effect
    Beginning this week, you might start to notice new speed limit signs within the city of Boston. Last June, the Massachusetts house and senate overwhelmingly passed a municipal modernization bill, part of which allowed cities and towns more…
  • Jan 2

    Unsafe Toys Still on Shelve

    Unsafe Toys Still on Shelve
    Christmas has just passed, and many of us are still enjoying the season, but not everyone approaches this time of year with the same holiday spirit. Despite decades of action to make children’s toys safer, there are still some who…
  • Dec 26

    Construction Equipment Accident Kills Worker

    Construction Equipment Accident Kills Worker
    A construction worker recently died from the injuries he suffered in an accident involving a circular saw. The accident, which took place in Duxbury on the South Shore, happened while the worker was cutting a water pipe on a home construction…
Rank this Week: 3041

Boston Metro Business Lawyer Blog

Boston Metro Business Lawyer Blog

Covers Boston Metro Area business law. By Richard Mucci.

http://www.bostonmetrobusinesslawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 3989

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of John S. Moffa.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 4816

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/
  • Jan 9

    Hit & Run and False Report to An Insurer Charges Avoided

    Hit & Run and False Report to An Insurer Charges Avoided
    DT is a 29 year old software developer from India in the US on a work visa. On December 10, 2016 he went out for a few drinks and on the way home crashed his car in Lowell. The Lowell police responded to the accident scene and DT gave the…
  • Jan 9

    Warrants for Two Old DUI Cases Cancelled and Cases Dismissed

    Warrants for Two Old DUI Cases Cancelled and Cases Dismissed
    In May of 1984 KW, then age 24, was arrested in Andover for Operating Under the Influence of Liquor and several other criminal offenses. One month later in June of 1984 KW was arrested again for Operating Under the Influence of Liquor in…
  • Dec 4

    FELONY GUN CHARGE DISMISSED

    FELONY GUN CHARGE DISMISSED
    KW, is the 42 year old owner of a medical care corporation. His company is a multi million dollar company. Because he is heavily involved with medicare and medicaid patients both Federal Law and State Law prohibit him from having an…
Rank this Week: 2951

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Jan 9

    I AM BUYING/SELLING MY HOME, DO I NEED A REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY?

    I AM BUYING/SELLING MY HOME, DO I NEED A REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY?
    By: Attorney Patricia E. Couto| Associate Buying or selling a home is not an easy process and involves many different people, stacks of paperwork, complex legal documents, and occasionally several attorneys. Buying or selling your home will…
  • Dec 19

    THE BASICS OF SUMMARY PROCESS PROCEDURE IN MASSACHUSETTS

    THE BASICS OF SUMMARY PROCESS PROCEDURE IN MASSACHUSETTS
    By: Attorney Corey T. Pontes| Associate In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, summary process is the procedure by which a landlord evicts a residential tenant through the court. Summary process is governed by the Uniform Rules of Summary…
  • Nov 28

    A LEGAL EVOLUTION: WHAT YOU CAN AND CAN’T DO WITH MARIJUANA IN MASSACHUSETTS

    A LEGAL EVOLUTION: WHAT YOU CAN AND CAN’T DO WITH MARIJUANA IN MASSACHUSETTS
    By: Cara Kuzmiski| Law Clerk Massachusetts has been progressively taking a more liberal view on the use and regulation of marijuana within the state over the past eight years. In the 2008 election, Question 2 was approved which decriminalized…
Rank this Week: 3547

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: 4248

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Criminal Justice Reform: How Are We Doing in Massachusetts? (Part 2 of 2)

    Criminal Justice Reform: How Are We Doing in Massachusetts? (Part 2 of 2)
    In my last blog post, I discussed some of the steps Massachusetts has taken in recent years to reform the state’s criminal justice system and the problems that remain in that system.  In this post, I will discuss some reforms that…
  • Jan 4

    Criminal Justice Reform: How Are We Doing in Massachusetts? (Part 1 of 2)

    Criminal Justice Reform: How Are We Doing in Massachusetts? (Part 1 of 2)
    At the federal level, efforts at criminal justice reform have been trapped in a legislative logjam.  Despite considerable bipartisan consensus on the subject – including the backing of the notorious Koch brothers, who fund…
  • Dec 27

    Will a Trump Administration Change Anything About College Sexual Assault?

    Will a Trump Administration Change Anything About College Sexual Assault?
    Earlier this month, my colleague blogged about concerns that a weaker federal Department of Education (DOE) in the Trump Administration would mean less protection against discrimination and harassment for minority students. Under Obama the…
Rank this Week: 4408

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4345

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/
  • Jan 5

    Minimum Wage Now at $11 Per Hour

    Minimum Wage Now at $11 Per Hour
    Effective January 1, 2017, the minimum wage for Massachusetts workers rose from $10 to $11 per hour. The new rate applies to almost all employees. For employees who regularly receive tips as part of their pay, the minimum rate is $3.75/hour.…
  • Dec 16

    SJC Holds that Second Element of Independent Contractor Test is Preempted by Federal Law

    SJC Holds that Second Element of Independent Contractor Test is Preempted by Federal Law
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court today weighed in on the hot topic whether and to what extent the state’s Independent Contractor Statute is exempted as applied to courier drivers and the companies they work for. Like a federal…
  • Dec 6

    Legislators Work to Revive Noncompetition Law

    Legislators Work to Revive Noncompetition Law
    Recent reports suggest that Massachusetts legislators are continuing to work on a compromise noncompetition law that will garner enough support to become law. Earlier this year, both the House and Senate passed versions of a proposed statute…
Rank this Week: 2747

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/
  • Jan 5

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store
    In Commonwealth v. Burns, a Massachusetts appellate court considered a conviction for an after-hours break-in and larceny of items valued over $250. The case arose when somebody broke and entered a jewelry store after hours and stole jewelry.…
  • Jan 5

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store
    In Commonwealth v. Burns, a Massachusetts appellate court considered a conviction for an after-hours break-in and larceny of items valued over $250. The case arose when somebody broke and entered a jewelry store after hours and stole jewelry.…
  • Dec 31

    Application of the Plain View Doctrine in Massachusetts Drug Crime Case

    Application of the Plain View Doctrine in Massachusetts Drug Crime Case
    In Commonwealth v. Dow, a defendant appealed after being convicted of multiple counts, including possession of a class B substance under G. L. c. 94C, § 34, a class C substance under G. L. c. 94C, § 34, illegally possessing a…
Rank this Week: 3091

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

Covers new developments in health care law and policy. By David Harlow.

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Jan 4

    Bundled Payments: Panacea, Perdition or Something In Between?

    Bundled Payments: Panacea, Perdition or Something In Between?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Jan 4

    Bundled Payments: Panacea, Perdition or Something In Between?

    Bundled Payments: Panacea, Perdition or Something In Between?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Jan 4

    Bundled Payments: Panacea, Perdition or Something In Between?

    Bundled Payments: Panacea, Perdition or Something In Between?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
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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/
  • Jan 4

    French Passenger Overboard MSC Divina

    French Passenger Overboard MSC Divina
    Authorities are reporting a 74-year-old passenger on-board MSC Divina is missing and presumed overboard.  The man’s disappearance comes just days after a 22-year-old man and a 74-year-old woman went overboard the Royal…
  • Dec 30

    Court Finds a Ferryboat Owner Cannot Limit Its Liability in a Fatal Boat Collision

    Court Finds a Ferryboat Owner Cannot Limit Its Liability in a Fatal Boat Collision
    An interesting decision involving the Shipowner’s Limitation of Liability Act was recently handed down in a ferryboat / speed boat collision case.  The accident occurred on February 16, 2013.  The ferryboat, carrying…
  • Dec 30

    Miami Boat Accident Sends One to the Hospital

    Miami Boat Accident Sends One to the Hospital
    A boating accident occurred in Miami’s Biscayne Bay between Northeast 87th Street and Northeast Bayshore Drive Christmas night.  Witnesses state that a boat carrying fourteen people flipped over after hitting a wave while trying to…
Rank this Week: 1795

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Troupe Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4775

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

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

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

    The Year in Review: Looking Back at ERISA Litigation In 2016

    The Year in Review: Looking Back at ERISA Litigation In 2016
    2016 was the year that church plans went to the Supreme Court, excessive fee claims came to elite universities and the Department of Labor’s authority to alter its regulation of fiduciary conduct was challenged in multiple courts. Of…
  • Dec 23

    I Predict the Future in Planadvisor

    I Predict the Future in Planadvisor
    I, and a cast of other ERISA Nostradamus[es], claim to foretell the future of ERISA litigation – by gazing back at the past year – in this new article in Planadvisor, titled “Expect More Varied ERISA Litigation in…
  • Dec 16

    Sanders v. The Phoenix Insurance Company Is a Comprehensive Insurance Coverage Decision, But Have Bad Facts Again Made Bad Law?

    Sanders v. The Phoenix Insurance Company Is a Comprehensive Insurance Coverage Decision, But Have Bad Facts Again Made Bad Law?
    So this is interesting, from a couple of perspectives. The First Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a fairly comprehensive opinion addressing a number of issues in insurance coverage law in Massachusetts. The facts are a little salacious,…
Rank this Week: 426