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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
  • Jul 29

    MBBP Client Fanzcall Receives Backing from Red Sox’s David Ortiz

    MBBP Client Fanzcall Receives Backing from Red Sox’s David Ortiz
    Fanzcall, an interactive live sports game app, announced that Boston Red Sox’s David Ortiz is now a shareholder in the Waltham-based startup company.  Ortiz has an equity stake in the company, and will serve as an…
  • Jul 29

    Delaware Chancery Court Rules on “Fair Value” Doctrine

    Delaware Chancery Court Rules on “Fair Value” Doctrine
    The Delaware Chancery Court recently rejected the long-standing doctrine that the merger price in an arm’s-length transaction always represents fair value. The court carved out exceptions to the doctrine in two cases…
  • Jul 22

    Good News for Patent Holder

    Good News for Patent Holder
    By: Lisa Warren In what has been a seemingly rare occurrence in recent months, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently issued a pro-patentee decision in Immersion Corporation v. HTC Corporation and HTC America, Inc.,…
Rank this Week: 522

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/
  • Jul 29

    J&J Seeks Expedited Appeal for $151M Pinnacle Verdict

    J&J Seeks Expedited Appeal for $151M Pinnacle Verdict
    Johnson & Johnson lost a $500 million federal case in Texas earlier this year involving its Pinnacle hip replacement devices. However, the company won an important victory recently when the U.S. District judge overseeing the case slashed…
  • Jul 26

    $8 Million Award for Defective DePuy Hip Affirmed

    $8 Million Award for Defective DePuy Hip Affirmed
    A man’s $8 million damage award for a defective hip has survived an appeal before the 4th District Court of Appeal. The trial was the first of thousands of product liability claims filed over the ASR hip device.  Plaintiff…
  • Jul 23

    Massive Recall on Frozen Appetizers over E. coli Fear

    Massive Recall on Frozen Appetizers over E. coli Fear
    According to a recent news feature from Food Safety News, over 22 tons of frozen appetizers (marketed as Kabob’s Hors d’oeuvres) have been recalled to due a recent outbreak of E. coli bacterial illness.  There are many…
Rank this Week: 3770

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    VW Emissions Settlement, Is It Enough?

    VW Emissions Settlement, Is It Enough?
    Volkswagen AG has taken another step towards rebuilding relationships with its customers after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) discovered the company cheated on vehicle emissions tests.  In September, Volkswagen confessed to…
  • Jul 28

    Warmer Weather Leads to Increase in Massachusetts Motorcycle Accident

    Warmer Weather Leads to Increase in Massachusetts Motorcycle Accident
    Anyone who owns a motorcycle in Massachusetts will tell you his or her favorite season is summer.  The warm temperatures and sunny skies are the ideal climate for passionate motorcycle riders.  Even more motorcycle riders are out…
  • Jul 27

    Dog Bites in Massachusetts – What Can I Do?

    Dog Bites in Massachusetts – What Can I Do?
    The Center for Disease Control reported 4.5 million dog bites in the United States between 2001 and 2003.  Annually, over 350,000 people visit the emergency room and 850,000 people need some sort of medical attention as a result of dog…
Rank this Week: 470

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4422

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Distracted Walking – Pokemon Go Causing Injuries and Accident

    Distracted Walking – Pokemon Go Causing Injuries and Accident
    The newest app craze sweeping the country is Pokemon Go, a smartphone game created by Niantic and the Pokemon Company and released over the summer.  The app uses smart phone cameras and GPS tracking, which when integrated with the app,…
  • Jun 21

    Summer Fire Safety

    Summer Fire Safety
    Summer is here, which means it’s time to fire up the grill and relax with friends and family by the fire pit. While barbecues and bonfires are a big part of summer, it’s important to be cautious and well aware of the dangers that…
  • Jun 21

    Summer Fire Safety

    Summer Fire Safety
    Summer is here, which means it’s time to fire up the grill and relax with friends and family by the fire pit. While barbecues and bonfires are a big part of summer, it’s important to be cautious and well aware of the dangers that…
Rank this Week: 4113

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/
  • Jul 29

    Does Uber Drive Down Boston Drunk Driving Injuries?

    Does Uber Drive Down Boston Drunk Driving Injuries?
    Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft have sailed in like a white horse, ready to save us all from the scourge of drunk driving injuries and deaths. At least, that’s the narrative these services are selling. Proof that it’s…
  • Jul 27

    Fallen Officer Family Seeks Tougher DUI Laws in Massachusett

    Fallen Officer Family Seeks Tougher DUI Laws in Massachusett
    Deputy John Robert Kotfila Jr. had just received a 911 call about a wrong-way driver on a stretch of Florida highway. It was nearly 3 a.m. on a Saturday. He had just left a traffic crash investigation and spotted the vehicle, traveling…
  • Jul 24

    Campaign to Bring Back Drink Specials to Massachusetts Underway

    Campaign to Bring Back Drink Specials to Massachusetts Underway
    After work, many people like to head to the bar on the way home to have a drink or two with friends.  While you can do this in Boston, or across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you aren’t going to find any drink specials or…
Rank this Week: 2112

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Could Pokemon Go Creators Be Liable for Accidents?

    Could Pokemon Go Creators Be Liable for Accidents?
    The Pokemon Go craze that swept the country resulted in all sorts of bizarre stories about video gamers trolling lawns late at night trying to “catch” the cartoon creatures. But there was on recent report that piqued the interest…
  • Jul 26

    Report: Massachusetts Auto Insurance Rates to Spike

    Report: Massachusetts Auto Insurance Rates to Spike
    Auto insurance rates are expected to rise by nearly 10 percent in the next few months, growing by the fastest rate in more than half a decade.  According to The Boston Globe, insurance companies pin responsibility on falling gas prices…
  • Jul 24

    Report: Deadly Crash on Mass Pike

    Report: Deadly Crash on Mass Pike
    According to a recent news report from WWLP, a man died in a single car crash in Blandford, Massachusetts on the Mass Pike. Another woman was seriously injured as a result of the crash.  The man was a passenger in the car involved in…
Rank this Week: 655

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: 2578

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: 4311

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/
  • Jul 28

    Nursing Home Staffers Condemn Budget Cut

    Nursing Home Staffers Condemn Budget Cut
    Representing thousands of Massachusetts nursing home workers, members of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East penned a letter to state lawmakers recently, urging them to fight back on Gov. Charlie Baker’s recent veto, which…
  • Jul 26

    WWE Brain Injury Lawsuit Seeks to Overcome Contact Sports Exception

    WWE Brain Injury Lawsuit Seeks to Overcome Contact Sports Exception
    There has been an increasing amount of awareness raised about the dangerous effects of repeat head injuries, suffered by athletes. It’s extremely common in what are known as “contact sports,” or those sports in which the…
  • Jul 23

    Eye Test as Means to Test for Concussion and Brain Injury

    Eye Test as Means to Test for Concussion and Brain Injury
    Whenever someone receives an injury to the head, it is generally a good idea to determine whether the victim had suffered a concussion or other type to traumatic brain injury. In the old days, a person who was knocked unconscious was often…
Rank this Week: 1420

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/
  • Jul 28

    Do You Need Attorney Malpractice Insurance?

    Do You Need Attorney Malpractice Insurance?
    Here are the basics on attorney malpractice insurance. Massachusetts does not require attorney malpractice insurance. However, it is highly recommended to mitigate the cost of a malpractice insurance claim. There are a number of places from…
  • Jul 20

    Work Planning: How to Use GTD + MIT [Template]

    Work Planning: How to Use GTD + MIT [Template]
    Find out how work planning can improve your time management and organization. Sam Glover, founder of Lawyerist.com and attorney, joined me on this episode of the Legal Toolkit podcast to talk about time management and organization. One of the…
  • Jul 13

    Emergent Technology for Better Client Relations [Podcast]

    Emergent Technology for Better Client Relations [Podcast]
    How can you harness emergent technology like smart contracts, Bitcoin, and blockchain to help you serve your clients better? Heidi recently spoke with Josh Stark, head of Operations & Legal at Ledger Labs, to find out how emergent…
Rank this Week: 1019

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

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

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 3580

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

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

http://nextphaselegal.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    Introducing Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and Panel of Neutral

    Introducing Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and Panel of Neutral
    We’re proud to introduce our civil alternative dispute resolution (ADR) practice area and our experienced panel of neutrals. ADR can be extremely beneficial for all parties involved and is a sensible alternative to a court battle.…
  • Jun 29

    3 Challenges to Wills in Massachusett

    3 Challenges to Wills in Massachusett
    Challenging a will is meant to be a serious and in depth process, because when a person signs a will, they mean it to stand as the last instructions for the distribution of their assets. Contesting a will is done in the Probate Courts of…
  • Jun 23

    Are Massachusetts Divorce Records Public?

    Are Massachusetts Divorce Records Public?
    After a divorce, you may not want the whole world to know about it. So are your divorce records public? The majority of records in Massachusetts are considered public, unless they can be held under specifically stated exemptions. These…
Rank this Week: 4449

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    OSHA Increases Penalties For First Time Violator

    OSHA Increases Penalties For First Time Violator
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the organization responsible for protecting the health and safety of workers in the United States.  After the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 was passed, Congress…
  • Jul 26

    Does Workers’ Compensation Cover a Hernia?

    Does Workers’ Compensation Cover a Hernia?
    You’re at work, lifting a heavy box, when you suddenly feel a sharp pain in your side. Upon further inspection, you find a painful bulge in your lower abdomen. It could be a hernia. What do you do? After a visit to your health care…
  • Jul 22

    In Massachusetts, Can I Get Workers’ Compensation for PTSD?

    In Massachusetts, Can I Get Workers’ Compensation for PTSD?
    Any type of workplace can be a stressful environment, there’s no doubt about that. But what if the level of stress is abnormally high? What if a life-threatening injury is suffered on-the-job, or a worker gets assaulted by a supervisor…
Rank this Week: 1231

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/
  • Jul 28

    852 Rare: Finding Some Cheer in a Sad Book

    852 Rare: Finding Some Cheer in a Sad Book
    Every once in a while we find a book in Historical & Special Collections that would make even the most cold-hearted among us feel sorry for the poor thing. Pictured below is a scrapbook of newspaper clippings assembled by Eugene Wambaugh,…
  • Jul 5

    New [And Improved] Title Spotlight: World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey (9th ed.)

    New [And Improved] Title Spotlight: World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey (9th ed.)
    This time around, rather than looking at a brand new publication, I have decided to focus on the new edition of a treatise that was first published in 1984: World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey Richard J. Terrill 9th edition,…
  • Jun 24

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media
    June 24, 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media Co., 501 U.S. 663 (1991), in which the U.S. Supreme Court decided that freedom of the press does not exempt journalists from following generally applicable laws. Dan Cohen (HLS…
Rank this Week: 810

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1536

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: 4295

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

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

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Jul 28

    Why You Should Care About Federal Computer Privacy

    Why You Should Care About Federal Computer Privacy
    An often-stated truth is that you shouldn’t access the email of others. Here, “others” means the person you have divorced, are now divorcing, or plan to divorce in the not too distant future. No matter how often this is…
  • Jul 21

    Potential Changes to Interstate Custody Dispute Law in Massachusett

    Potential Changes to Interstate Custody Dispute Law in Massachusett
    After a three month maternity leave, and a few months adjusting to being a full-time working mom, I’m excited to be back to contributing my thoughts to this blog! I’m also excited to be writing on a topic that I not only find…
  • Jul 7

    Change Is Good – Handing Over the Rein

    Change Is Good – Handing Over the Rein
    Hi there, In addition to being a busy practicing partner here at Burns & Levinson, I’ve been the chair of the Divorce & Family group and co-chair of the Private Client group since 1989. I’ve had the privilege of assisting…
Rank this Week: 1606

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/
  • Jul 28

    HOLYOKE DRUG TRAFFICKING ARREST LEADS TO ARREST OF YOUTH AND HIS FAMILY

    HOLYOKE DRUG TRAFFICKING ARREST LEADS TO ARREST OF YOUTH AND HIS FAMILY
    Roman Correa (hereinafter, the “Defendant”) is only 19 years old. He is said to be a “good student”. Without the aid of a criminal defense miracle, his life, as he has known it, is probably over. The Defendant, 19…
  • Jul 21

    FORMER HAVERHILL CITY COUNCILLOR GOES TO PRISON FOR THEFT

    FORMER HAVERHILL CITY COUNCILLOR GOES TO PRISON FOR THEFT
    If you are one of the many who still believe that convictions for “white collar crime” such as embezzlement or larceny do not bring jail or prison sentences…think again. As we have discussed in the past, the authorities…
  • Jul 15

    HOW THE POKEMON – MASSACHUSETTS CRIMINAL LAW COMBINATION COULD GET YOU ARRESTED…OR WORSE

    HOW THE POKEMON – MASSACHUSETTS CRIMINAL LAW COMBINATION COULD GET YOU ARRESTED…OR WORSE
    There are various periodicals we lawyers read to keep up with not only what is happening system-wide, but also what is up with the rest of the world which we might be missing due to the myopia of our work. One which I quote from often…
Rank this Week: 362

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/
  • Jul 28

    Burnham Boiler Maker to Pay $28M in Two Asbestos Trial

    Burnham Boiler Maker to Pay $28M in Two Asbestos Trial
    Two multi-million dollar verdicts by separate juries in two asbestos injury cases in New York resulted in damages collectively totaling $28 million, to be paid by boilermaker Burnham. According to Legal Newline, one case resulted in the…
  • Jul 25

    Warren Zevon’s Son Raises Asbestos Awarene

    Warren Zevon’s Son Raises Asbestos Awarene
    Most people have heard of Warren Zevon, or at the very least heard some of his songs. Some of his more famous songs included “Werewolves of London,” “Lawyers, Guns and Money,” and, “Poor Poor Pitiful…
  • Jul 22

    Appellate Court Upholds $3 Million Asbestos Verdict

    Appellate Court Upholds $3 Million Asbestos Verdict
    The highest court in the State of New York has just upheld a $3 million verdict, according to a recent news article from The Buffalo News.  In this case, a former employee who worked as a pipe fitter for General Motors Company at one of…
Rank this Week: 2160

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Social Security Disability Judges Allegedly Used Racial and Sexual Terms on Claimants’ Application

    Social Security Disability Judges Allegedly Used Racial and Sexual Terms on Claimants’ Application
    When you apply for Social Security disability benefits, you first have to decide which type of benefit is appropriate. In many case, if you have a work history and have become disabled, you will be applying for what are known as Social…
  • Jul 25

    Attmore v. Colvin: SSDI Appeal

    Attmore v. Colvin: SSDI Appeal
    In Attmore V. Colvin, a case from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, a claimant applied for and was awarded benefits based upon her being diagnosed with bipolar disorder.  Bipolar disorder is a condition for which…
  • Jul 23

    Why Was My Social Security Disability Claim Rejected?

    Why Was My Social Security Disability Claim Rejected?
    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 57 million people – or 1 in 5 – have some type of disability. More than half of those conditions are categorized as “severe.” In some cases, when disability onset occurs…
Rank this Week: 3557

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Neumann Law Group.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 4963

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

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

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
  • Jul 27

    Want to Know Everything About the Litigation Over the New Fiduciary Regulations Without Having to Study?

    Want to Know Everything About the Litigation Over the New Fiduciary Regulations Without Having to Study?
    The Department of Labor’s promulgation of its new fiduciary duty and best interest contract exemption regulations is, to this current lawyer and once upon a time public administration student, a case study in administrative law and…
  • Jul 14

    Floating a Few Thoughts on Kelley v. Fidelity

    Floating a Few Thoughts on Kelley v. Fidelity
    I don’t have too much to say about the specific details of this opinion in Kelley v. Fidelity Management Trust Company, out of the First Circuit yesterday on a putative class action against Fidelity related to the use of float income…
  • Jul 7

    What Lies at the Intersection of §502(a)(3) and ACI's 13th National Forum on ERISA Litigation?

    What Lies at the Intersection of §502(a)(3) and ACI's 13th National Forum on ERISA Litigation?
    Is there anything more interesting right now than ERISA §502(a)(3)? For those of you who don’t know it off the top of your head, and don’t feel like googling it right this second, this is the section of ERISA’s remedies…
Rank this Week: 423

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Covers qui tam and government law. By Greene LLP.

http://www.whistleblowerattorneys-blog.com/
  • Jul 27

    DOJ files False Claims Act suit against DynCorp for Iraq-war overcharge

    DOJ files False Claims Act suit against DynCorp for Iraq-war overcharge
    The United States Department of Justice filed a False Claims Act (“FCA”) complaint against DynCorp, International alleging that the company overcharged the federal government to train Iraqi police forces.  DynCorp, which…
  • Jul 25

    FCA Lawsuit alleges that Frontier Communications misused Federal fund

    FCA Lawsuit alleges that Frontier Communications misused Federal fund
    The government has elected to intervene in a False Claims Act (“FCA”) suit filed by West Virginia internet provider, Citynet, against competitor Frontier Communications.  The suit alleges that Frontier misused $40.5 million…
  • Jul 20

    California IT-Provider will pay $5.8 million to Settle FCA Suit

    California IT-Provider will pay $5.8 million to Settle FCA Suit
    The U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California recently settled a False Claims Act (“FCA”) lawsuit with the information technology company En Pointe Gov. for $5.8 million dollars. The lawsuit alleged that En Pointe Gov.…
Rank this Week: 4258

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    Boston Drivers – Worst in the US?

    Boston Drivers – Worst in the US?
    We joke about it all the time: just how bad the drivers are in Boston and eastern Massachusetts. Older drivers sometimes comment that stop signs are simply suggestions, or point out that right-of-way is determined by which driver’s car…
  • Jul 22

    “Pokémon Go”—A Driving Hazard?

    “Pokémon Go”—A Driving Hazard?
    The new “Pokémon Go” augmented reality game was an instant hit. Within days it had been downloaded and was being played by millions of users in the first wave of countries where it was released. The success catapulted the…
  • Jul 20

    Work Zone Crashes Raising Alarm

    Work Zone Crashes Raising Alarm
    A crash in Saugus which injured a police officer last week marked the latest incident in what seems to be a disturbing recent trend in our area. That late-night collision was the fourth time in less than two weeks that an alleged drunk driver…
Rank this Week: 3058

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

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

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
Rank this Week: 1957

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/
  • Jul 26

    Should Massachusetts Require Ignition Interlock Devices for First Offense Convictions? Part Two of Two

    Should Massachusetts Require Ignition Interlock Devices for First Offense Convictions? Part Two of Two
    In my previous post on this subject, I discussed how the Massachusetts Legislature is debating on whether to change the current OUI/DUI law in Massachusetts – known As “Melanie’s Law” for the young girl who was killed…
  • Jul 18

    Road Rage: Is Your Life Really Worth It?

    Road Rage: Is Your Life Really Worth It?
    I’ve lived in Massachusetts my whole life.  I’ve been driving since I was able to get my learner’s permit at age 16 (no, I won’t tell you what year that was…)  The point being, I know what it’s…
  • Jul 6

    Should Massachusetts Require Ignition Interlock Devices for OUI First Offenses?

    Should Massachusetts Require Ignition Interlock Devices for OUI First Offenses?
    A battle over how to reduce drunk driving even further has been brewing for some time now at the Massachusetts State House.  Leading this effort is the Massachusetts chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD.)  MADD is a…
Rank this Week: 1292

On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real…

On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real Estate Law Blog

Covers news and commentary on real estate development, environmental and construction law. By Mirick O'Connell.

http://mirickrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3552

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Roadside Safety – The Importance of Maintaining Guardrail

    Roadside Safety – The Importance of Maintaining Guardrail
      Last month, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report emphasizing the importance of properly maintaining guardrails and other hardware to road safety.  Roadside safety “hardware” most often refers to…
  • Jul 21

    How Technology Is Transforming Commercial Lines of Insurance

    How Technology Is Transforming Commercial Lines of Insurance
    Commercial insurance is a complicated business, essential to businesses, but often branded by complex coverages, assorted exposures and risk and independently negotiated and priced agreements.  While prices stabilize and new insurers…
  • Jul 19

    How Dangerous Is Road Rage? Probably More Dangerous Than You Think…

    How Dangerous Is Road Rage? Probably More Dangerous Than You Think…
    Aggressive driving and road rage has long been a problem on American roadways.  Screaming, obscene gestures, and sometimes violence are common on our nation’s streets.  Although many of us have succumbed to our emotions while…
Rank this Week: 993

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

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

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Jul 26

    “What we need is more regulation . . . .”

    “What we need is more regulation . . . .”
    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
  • Jul 26

    “What we need is more regulation . . . .”

    “What we need is more regulation . . . .”
    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
  • Jul 13

    Is a Ransomware Attack a Data Breach? Maybe.

    Is a Ransomware Attack a Data Breach? Maybe.
    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
Rank this Week: 285

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: 4021

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/
  • Jul 26

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Holds Plaintiff’s Adjacent Lots Merged with Common Ownership in Zoning Case

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Holds Plaintiff’s Adjacent Lots Merged with Common Ownership in Zoning Case
    In a recent opinion, the Appeals Court of Massachusetts reviewed a zoning appeal involving the merger of two adjacent lots. In Gallagher v. Zoning Bd. of Appeals of Falmouth (Mass. App. Ct. July 25, 2016), the plaintiff appealed a summary…
  • Jul 19

    Massachusetts Land Court Affirms Building Permit in Zoning Case

    Massachusetts Land Court Affirms Building Permit in Zoning Case
    The Massachusetts Land Court issued an opinion regarding a zoning appeal in Reeve v. Godfrey (Mass. Land Ct. July 12, 2016). The building commissioner issued a building permit for the construction of a single-family home in the same location…
  • Jul 12

    Massachusetts Land Court Holds Petition to Vacate Foreclosure Untimely

    Massachusetts Land Court Holds Petition to Vacate Foreclosure Untimely
    If certain due process protections were not provided during foreclosure proceedings, this may be grounds to vacate a judgment of foreclosure. In Town of Brewster v. Owners Unknown (Mass. Land Ct. July 8, 2016), the Massachusetts Land…
Rank this Week: 4275

Boston Injury Attorney Blog

Boston Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Bellotti Law Group, P.C.

http://www.bostoninjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Former Wrestlers Sue WWE Over Traumatic Brain Injurie

    Former Wrestlers Sue WWE Over Traumatic Brain Injurie
    On Monday July 18th, 2016 over 50 former professional wrestlers filed a class action lawsuit against the WWE alleging that they each suffered “long term neurological injuries” due to the WWE’s absolute failure to treat them…
  • Jun 30

    Cambridge Cyclist Killed After Striking Open Door of Parked Car

    Cambridge Cyclist Killed After Striking Open Door of Parked Car
    Amanda Phillips of Cambridge, a 27-year-old bicyclist was killed on Thursday, June 23, 2016 after she was hit by a truck while riding her bicycle through Inman Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The crash is still under investigation. In a…
  • Jun 21

    Disney Adds Warning Signs After Deadly Alligator Attack in Florida

    Disney Adds Warning Signs After Deadly Alligator Attack in Florida
    Last week, 2-year old Lane Graves of Nebraska lost his life in a deadly alligator attack at Disney. Reports state that an alligator snatched the boy from the shores of the man-made Seven Seas Lagoon at the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa…
Rank this Week: 4930

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: 2955

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/
  • Jul 25

    Two Cruise Passengers Medevaced Off Norwegian Gem

    Two Cruise Passengers Medevaced Off Norwegian Gem
    The Coast Guard is reporting a medical evacuation of two passengers off the Norwegian Gem. The rescue occurred early morning on July 24, 2016. The cruise ship contacted sector Hampton Roads Command Center in Portsmouth and notified it that…
  • Jul 21

    NCL Crew Member Dies After Rescue Boat Drill Accident

    NCL Crew Member Dies After Rescue Boat Drill Accident
    During a routine safety training drill in Bermuda four crew members of the Norwegian Breakaway were injured when the rescue boat they were lowering into the water as part of the drill broke from its tethering and was left hanging by a wire.…
  • Jul 19

    74 Year Old Passenger Medevaced Off Carnival Breeze

    74 Year Old Passenger Medevaced Off Carnival Breeze
    Defense Imagery and Video System reports that the U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 74 year old passenger from the Carnival Breeze on July 18, 2016. The Coast Guard Command center received a call around 3:20 p.m. reporting that a man was…
Rank this Week: 1821

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/
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Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Covers Massachusetts family law. By Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates.

http://northandovermafamilylawattorney.com/
  • Jul 25

    My Divorce is Final-Now What?

    My Divorce is Final-Now What?
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover If you are nearing the end of a divorce or have recently signed the papers to finalize your divorce, you may be asking yourself: “What’s next”? Sure, the actual legal part of…
  • Apr 15

    5 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Divorcing

    5 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Divorcing
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover Concealing or overlooking an asset: In Massachusetts all property, no matter how or when acquired, is considered marital property.  How it is divided is another subject entirely. That said, even if it is…
  • Mar 16

    Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates welcomes clients, colleagues and friends to new office in North Andover

    Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates welcomes clients, colleagues and friends to new office in North Andover
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates hosted an open house for more than 50 clients, colleagues and friends at its High Street location in North Andover’s Historic Mill Buildings to celebrate 30 years in…
Rank this Week: 3962

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Jul 25

    Trying to “catch’em all is not a valid defense to trespass and the other risks of Pokemon Go!

    Trying to “catch’em all is not a valid defense to trespass and the other risks of Pokemon Go!
    By: Attorney Dina M. Swanson| Partner It’s all the rage right now. You see people walking around staring at their smart phones or posting on social media their latest capture and wonder to yourself. . . what are they doing? It seems…
  • Jul 5

    Know Your Rights: Tenancy Law in Massachusett

    Know Your Rights: Tenancy Law in Massachusett
    By: Attorney Corey T. Pontes| Associate When entering into a residential lease agreement with a landlord, it is important that a tenant knows their rights. While a majority of landlords are responsive to the needs of their tenants, there are…
  • Jun 13

    THE DISADVANTAGES OF LEASING SOLAR PANELS

    THE DISADVANTAGES OF LEASING SOLAR PANELS
    By: Attorney Patricia E. Alexandre| Associate If you are considering signing a lease agreement for the installation of solar panels from a solar company, BEWARE of the financial risks attached when it comes to selling or borrowing against…
Rank this Week: 3592

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4473

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

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

http://www.thepatientsafetyblog.org/
  • Jul 22

    As Prostate Cancer Screenings Have Decreased; Advanced Cancers Have Skyrocketed

    As Prostate Cancer Screenings Have Decreased; Advanced Cancers Have Skyrocketed
    Study shows 72% increase in metastatic prostate cancer cases in the past decade A dramatic rise in advanced prostate cancer has been reported by a Northwestern Medical study published in Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, July 19, 2016,…
  • Jul 12

    Cardiology Malpractice Claims Study: Why Patients Sue

    Cardiology Malpractice Claims Study: Why Patients Sue
    Missed Diagnosis Is Leading Cause of Cardiology Malpractice Lawsuits What leads cardiac patients to file medical malpractice lawsuits? According to a review of 429 cardiology claims that closed between 2007 and 2013 by The Doctors Company…
  • Jun 10

    $16.7M Judgment in Misdiagnosed Lung Cancer Death Case Upheld on Appeal

    $16.7M Judgment in Misdiagnosed Lung Cancer Death Case Upheld on Appeal
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court has upheld a $16.7M judgment from June, 2014, in a wrongful death medical malpractice lawsuit involving misdiagnosed lung cancer. The lawsuit was brought by the daughter of a 47-year-old woman who died from a…
Rank this Week: 4327

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: 4740

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/
  • Jul 21

    Uttering a False Check in Massachusett

    Uttering a False Check in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Robinson, the defendant was convicted of two counts of uttering a false check. The defendant came into a bank in Cambridge in 2011 and presented a check at a teller window. The $8,539.29 check made out to Bonnie Green was…
  • Jul 6

    Collateral Estoppel in a Heroin-Related Criminal Case in Massachusett

    Collateral Estoppel in a Heroin-Related Criminal Case in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Rodriguez, a Massachusetts appellate court considered a case involving a conviction for possession of heroin with intent to distribute in violation of MGL c. 94C, § 32(a) & (b). The case arose when a state…
  • Jun 18

    Distributing Cocaine in Massachusett

    Distributing Cocaine in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Dominguez, a Massachusetts Appeals Court considered a drug distribution case. The defendant, Jose Dominguez, was convicted of distributing the class B substance of cocaine, which is a violation of MGL c. 94C, § 32A(b),…
Rank this Week: 3123

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers…

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Heartburn Drugs Linked to Kidney Disease – Prevacid and Nexium on the List

    Heartburn Drugs Linked to Kidney Disease – Prevacid and Nexium on the List
    Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are often prescribed as treatment for acid-related conditions because of their ability to block the enzyme in the wall of the stomach that makes acid, thereby decreasing the production of acid in the body. …
  • Jul 19

    Risperdal, Xarelto, Among Dangerous Drug Lawsuit

    Risperdal, Xarelto, Among Dangerous Drug Lawsuit
    We are fortunate to live in a time when medical technology and pharmaceuticals can save us from injuries and illnesses that would have killed us a half century ago. Medical conditions such as heart disease and diabetes were death sentences in…
  • Jul 18

    IVC Filter Lawsuits – Device Migration Most Common Problem

    IVC Filter Lawsuits – Device Migration Most Common Problem
      Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are blood-filtering devices that are often implanted in people recovering from accidents and surgeries by preventing blood clots from traveling to the lungs.  These devices can be temporary or…
Rank this Week: 2817

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/
  • Jul 21

    Playground Set on Fire, Arson Charges Levied Against Three Suspect

    Playground Set on Fire, Arson Charges Levied Against Three Suspect
    On May 23, 2016, Roslindale residents were shocked to awaken in the middle of the night to a fire at the nearby elementary school, according to the Boston Globe. The playground at the Charles Sumner Elementary School was intentionally set on…
  • Jul 7

    Doubling Up on Drug Charges: Drug Law Charges and Conspiracy Charge

    Doubling Up on Drug Charges: Drug Law Charges and Conspiracy Charge
    Conspiracy Charges When defendants are faced with drug charges, these charges are often coupled with conspiracy charges. The two charges are separate, but are often brought together at the same time against a criminal defendant who stands…
  • Jun 20

    Drunk Drivers Can Face Criminal Charges for Killing Passenger

    Drunk Drivers Can Face Criminal Charges for Killing Passenger
    Drunk Drivers When many people think about drunk driving accidents, they first think of a drunk drivers crashing into someone else on the road. When people think about vehicular manslaughter, they usually think about pedestrians or bicyclists…
Rank this Week: 1353

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

Covers workers' compensation. By Kantrovitz & Associates P.C.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 4456