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Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Has EPA Region I Lost Its Treasured Independence?

    Has EPA Region I Lost Its Treasured Independence?
    Earlier this month, Trump transition team member David Schnare sent a memorandum to EPA Assistant Administrators and Regional Administrators.  The one-paragraph memo directs AAs and RAs:   to identify and send upward any proposed…
Rank this Week: 2912

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Liability From Injuries Arising During Sports Activity

    Liability From Injuries Arising During Sports Activity
    Injuries arising from sports-related activities are generally compensable only under certain circumstances. The reason is because sports are often inherently considered risky, and athletes and participants assume some level of that risk when…
Rank this Week: 1399

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Take Note: SSDI is Not a Welfare Program

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

    Boston SSDI Lawyers Separate Fact From Fiction

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

    Disabled SSI Recipients Given a Chance to Build Saving

    Disabled SSI Recipients Given a Chance to Build Saving
    Up until very recently, recipients of SSI benefits – or Supplemental Security Income – were not allowed to build any sort of savings account beyond $2,000. Many have long argued this is a grave disservice, particularly for those…
Rank this Week: 3451

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Can Police Search Your Cellphone Without a Warrant in Massachusetts?

    Can Police Search Your Cellphone Without a Warrant in Massachusetts?
    Since 2014, following a Supreme Court ruling, police have needed a warrant to search cell phones of criminal suspects. According to the justices, cell phones and other electronic devices belong to a different category than other “closed…
Rank this Week: 363

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Bar closes after underage patron die

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

    Rear Mounted Bicycle Seats – Do They Meet Safety Standards?

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

    Five Steps to Take Following a Motor Vehicle Accident in Massachusett

    Five Steps to Take Following a Motor Vehicle Accident in Massachusett
    Even a minor car accident can be startling. Feelings of fear, frustration, anger, and embarrassment often follow. This mix of emotions can make it difficult to determine the appropriate way to handle the next steps. However, what you say and…
Rank this Week: 464

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 2814

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1793

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

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

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

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

    Optimizing Your Retirement Planning Strategy for Taxe

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

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

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

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

    It is Important to Know the Difference Between Probate and Nonprobate Asset
    When it comes to estate planning, many people think that simple is better and they might be under the assumption that a will is all they need. However, people might be under the impression that wills can avoid problems on death because the…
Rank this Week: 3692

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1547

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 3446

Brockton Injury Lawyer Blog

Brockton Injury Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.brocktoninjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 5066

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

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

    Concussion Risk High for Bay State Youth

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

    Bus Rollover on 128 Shakes Up Student

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

    Smoking Blamed for Massive Cambridge Fire

    Smoking Blamed for Massive Cambridge Fire
    Investigators have determined the cause of a ten-alarm fire in Cambridge that eventually spread to eighteen buildings and left more than 160 people homeless. The December fire began at 35/37 Berkshire Street, and because of several…
Rank this Week: 3035

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

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

    Bankruptcy Case Foils Plans to Pursue Car Accident Damage

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

    Liability in Crashes Where Sudden Emergency Alleged

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

    Auto Insurance Complications When Vehicle Use is Both Professional and Personal

    Auto Insurance Complications When Vehicle Use is Both Professional and Personal
    Many people drive as part of their daily work routine. Some do so specifically to further the business of their employer. In cases where an at-fault driver was acting in the course and scope of employment, the employer may be found…
Rank this Week: 659

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Fatality in Parking Lot of Trader Joe’s Serves as Reminder That Even Parking Lots can be Deadly
    A pedestrian was struck and fatally wounded by an SUV in a Trader Joe’s parking lot on Tuesday. According to police, a driver in his 20s was backing up in the parking lot of the Acton store when his SUV hit the victim. Although the…
Rank this Week: 995

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

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

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

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

    Marijuana and Privacy: A Primer

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

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

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

    Where Should Broker Dealers Invest Today? Cyber Security Compliance

    Where Should Broker Dealers Invest Today? Cyber Security Compliance
    With cyber security threats on the rise, broker dealers must prioritize protection of electronic investor information.  What cyber security threats exist for broker dealers?  In its 2015 Report on Cyber Security Practices, the…
Rank this Week: 1941

Lawyers on Tap

Lawyers on Tap

By Verrill Dana LLP. Provides a resource to craft beverage producers interested in keeping abreast of legal developments and navigating the challenges unique to the industry.

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

    Hey That’s Me Drinking That Beer! UGC Rights at Issue in Beer/Photo Lawsuit

    Hey That’s Me Drinking That Beer! UGC Rights at Issue in Beer/Photo Lawsuit
    Kayla Kraft (no known relation to the cheese people) found herself on a Natural Light coaster with a fake handlebar mustache drinking a beer under the heading “Every Natty Has a Story.”  She apparently didn’t like that…
  • Dec 8

    Canadian Company Pursues Moose Trademark: Trouble Brewing for Maine Beer Maker

    Canadian Company Pursues Moose Trademark: Trouble Brewing for Maine Beer Maker
    As brewers and residents of Maine, whose state animal after all is a moose, this recent Bangor Daily News article about a large Canadian corporation chasing U.S. brewers with a trademark for “moose” is cause for concern. I know…
  • Nov 1

    A Bourbon Conundrum

    A Bourbon Conundrum
    The recent week-long strike at two Jim Beam facilities in Kentucky highlights a very interesting tension in the current workplace.   Workers at the Boston and Clermont, Kentucky facilities overwhelmingly rejected the second contract…
Rank this Week: 5170

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

    JUVENILE MINOR IN POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL CHARGE AVOIDED

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

    DOMESTIC ASSAULT & BATTERY DISMISSED IN SALEM DISTRICT COURT

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

    DOMESTIC ASSAULT & BATTERY CHARGE DISMISSED: DEPORTATION AVOIDED

    DOMESTIC ASSAULT & BATTERY CHARGE DISMISSED: DEPORTATION AVOIDED
    On December 31, 2016 (New Years Eve day) WQ, a 27 year old software engineer who is a resident alien from Russia, got into an argument with her husband. The couple live in Andover, MA. WQ lost control and physically attacked her husband…
Rank this Week: 2935

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

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

http://news.braislaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1230

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 21

    Massachusetts State Labs Blow it on Breathalyzer Test

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

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

    Man With 12 Prior DUI Convictions Kills 12-Year-Old in Crash
    Last summer, a 12-year-old girl was struck and killed by a drunk driver. That 49-year-old man reportedly had a blood-alcohol concentration of more than three times the legal limit. He also had 12 prior DUI convictions.  That is a DUI…
  • Mar 13

    Report: Driver in Double-Fatal Tesla Car Accident Was Drunk

    Report: Driver in Double-Fatal Tesla Car Accident Was Drunk
    The woman behind the wheel of a speeding electric Tesla vehicle that crashed and caught fire in Indiana recently, killing her and her passenger, was far too intoxicated to drive. That’s according to a recently-released police…
Rank this Week: 2048

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

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

    Workers’ Compensation For Chronic Pain

    Workers’ Compensation For Chronic Pain
    A workers’ compensation judge has the freedom to consider different doctors’ opinions before deciding whether to award workers’ compensation benefits. The judge is not limited to the most restrictive opinion but may award…
  • Mar 1

    Dollar Tree Store in Roslindale, Massachusetts Cited For Workplace Safety Violation

    Dollar Tree Store in Roslindale, Massachusetts Cited For Workplace Safety Violation
    Busy Shopping Season Leads to Hazards In the midst of the holiday shopping season, retailers are pushing hard to make a large percentage of their profits for the year. Shelves are piled high, aisles are crowded with special displays and…
  • Feb 21

    Not All Massachusetts Employers Are Eager to Protect Injured Employees Who Are Hurt at Work

    Not All Massachusetts Employers Are Eager to Protect Injured Employees Who Are Hurt at Work
    Employees in Massachusetts generally cannot directly sue their employers for any injuries sustained at their jobs. Instead, employers across the Commonwealth must purchase “no fault” workers’ compensation insurance, which is…
Rank this Week: 4461

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

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

    From Out of State and Got a DUI in Massachusetts ?

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

    Police Must Have Reasonable Suspicion to Make a Traffic Stop

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

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

    A Family Feud During the Holidays Could Lead to Domestic Assault and Battery Claim
    Domestic Assault and Battery Nearly everybody spends time with family members during the holiday season, and in some families, too much time together can result in relatives getting into arguments and fighting. If things get out of control, a…
Rank this Week: 1328

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 20

    Defective Aerial Lift Killed Worker, Widow Say

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

    Alleged Breast Implant Defects Causing Illness in Women

    Alleged Breast Implant Defects Causing Illness in Women
    A subsidiary of product manufacturing behemoth Johnson & Johnson is facing a product liability lawsuit for allegedly selling defective breast implants to unsuspecting women, causing them to suffer health woes such as muscle pain and…
  • Mar 13

    Automaker Sued for Alleged Vehicle Defect of Improper Deceleration

    Automaker Sued for Alleged Vehicle Defect of Improper Deceleration
    An alleged vehicle defect of the throttle caused a motorist to suffer personal injuries when the car rapidly decelerated without warning, according to a proposed class action lawsuit filed in a federal court in California recently.  The…
Rank this Week: 3691

Injury Lawyer Blog

Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Naumes Law Group.

http://www.injurylawyer.pro/
  • Mar 20

    Newly Unsealed Documents Raise Major Questions and Concerns Regarding Monsanto’s Roundup Weed Killer

    Newly Unsealed Documents Raise Major Questions and Concerns Regarding Monsanto’s Roundup Weed Killer
    Recently, a federal court has unsealed documents that cast a dark shadow on the research and safety practices of the chemical company Monsanto. Monsanto’s primary product is Roundup, which is currently being used from large farms to…
  • Mar 20

    Xarelto Negative Side Effect Leading to Major Lawsuit

    Xarelto Negative Side Effect Leading to Major Lawsuit
    Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is commonly marketed in the United States as a blood-thinner generally prescribed to combat blood clots. Although, the serious nature of the side effects caused by Xarelto are leading to a staggering number of lawsuits.…
  • Mar 17

    4 Dead and Over 35 Being Treated After Train and Bus Collide

    4 Dead and Over 35 Being Treated After Train and Bus Collide
    Biloxi, Mississippi was the scene of a gruesome collision between a charter bus and a CSX freight train on the morning of March 7. As a result of this accident, four individuals passed away during the collision, as confirmed by the local…
Rank this Week: 4830

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: 4228

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: 4352

Bike Accident Lawyers Blog

Bike Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law with a focus on bicycle accidents. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bikeaccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 20

    Fuji Bicycle Recall Cites Fall Danger to Rider

    Fuji Bicycle Recall Cites Fall Danger to Rider
    Bicycle manufacturer Advanced Sports International has announced it is recalling at least 650 Fuji road bikes for a defect that reportedly can cause a component to slip while pedaling, increasing the risk of a fall.  As the Consumer…
  • Mar 2

    Scientist Dies in Bicycle Crash With Light Rail in TX

    Scientist Dies in Bicycle Crash With Light Rail in TX
    A much-loved scientist was killed in a bicycle accident recently when she crossed into the path of a light rail train in Houston. The Houston Chronicle reported the Rice University professor, who had been on staff since 1980, was a…
  • Feb 26

    Bike Lane Use Could Get More Expensive in MN

    Bike Lane Use Could Get More Expensive in MN
    Bike riding is becoming increasingly popular nationwide, with a growing number of cities launching bike-friendly initiatives, including bike share programs, Complete Streets road design and safe cycling education campaigns. …
Rank this Week: 5172

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 19

    Report: Lack of Asbestos Enforcement Puts People at Risk

    Report: Lack of Asbestos Enforcement Puts People at Risk
    An investigation by reporters in Georgia revealed that the state agency in charge of enforcing asbestos regulations fails to make certain that those removing the dangerous substance are actually licensed to do so. That’s because…
  • Mar 16

    Court: School Board Can Be Liable for Teacher’s Mesothelioma

    Court: School Board Can Be Liable for Teacher’s Mesothelioma
    The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania (one of two intermediate appellate courts in the state) recently ruled that a school board can be potentially liable for the mesothelioma suffered by a math teacher who was allegedly exposed to…
  • Mar 13

    New Asbestos Illness Claims Protections for Ohio Firefighter

    New Asbestos Illness Claims Protections for Ohio Firefighter
    The governor of Ohio has just signed a measure into law that will grant firefighters in that state the right to file a workers’ compensation claim if they are diagnosed with cancer – including mesothelioma. The measure creates a…
Rank this Week: 2154

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: 4797

Massachusetts Land Use Monitor

Massachusetts Land Use Monitor

Covers Massachusetts land use and real estate law, regulation and policy. By Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster, P.C.

http://www.massachusettslandusemonitor.com/
  • Mar 17

    Sign Envy in Boston

    Sign Envy in Boston
    The recent saving of the iconic Citgo sign in Kenmore Square is being universally hailed as the saving of a true Boston landmark.  Had it been taken down, thousands of people would be aimlessly wandering the city trying to find Fenway…
  • Mar 15

    Tenant Required to Prove that It Terminated Lease

    Tenant Required to Prove that It Terminated Lease
    Earlier this week the Appeals Court decided that a tenant has the burden of proving that it properly exercised its option to terminate a written lease.  The commercial lease in Patriot Power, LLC v. New Rounder,…
  • Mar 10

    Regulatory Taking, Anyone?

    Regulatory Taking, Anyone?
      A Cape Cod jury, after a scant one-hour deliberation, decided in favor of a Falmouth landowner who claimed that the Falmouth Conservation Commission’s refusal to grant variances from the Town’s Wetlands Protection Bylaw…
Rank this Week: 2760

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

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

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
  • Mar 17

    CapTrust and Target Date Fund

    CapTrust and Target Date Fund
    So, Kevin O’Keefe of LexBlog has long preached that the key to effective blogging and other social media professional marketing is to provide actual information that people can use, rather than putting out, under the guise of blogging,…
  • Feb 2

    What Happens When the Pirates of the Caribbean Go Looking for a Financial Advisor to Help Invest Their Treasure?

    What Happens When the Pirates of the Caribbean Go Looking for a Financial Advisor to Help Invest Their Treasure?
    All men, who after all are all just overgrown 12 year olds, admire Johnny Depp to some degree – a grown man who becomes fabulously wealthy by playing pirate??? Sign me up! But what’s not to emulate, as this article in the New York…
  • Jan 18

    Are Forum Selection Clauses Valid Under ERISA?

    Are Forum Selection Clauses Valid Under ERISA?
    So the Supreme Court, for the second time, has now taken a pass on ruling on whether ERISA plans can contain forum selection clauses. As this article notes, a number of courts have enforced forum selection clauses in ERISA-governed plans,…
Rank this Week: 427

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: 4297

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Covers Massachusetts law in the areas of family law, real estate, litigation, and other legal issues. By Alan Pransky.

http://massfamilylawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 15

    Planning for death is more than writing a will.

    Planning for death is more than writing a will.
    Planning for your own death is more than writing a will and instructions on how you want doctors to treat you. You should take steps to provide information to your family and heirs to make administration of your estateeasier. Anticipating…
  • Feb 25

    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiation

    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiation
    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiations.1From the time that I started practicing law others have told me do act in a particular way or do things differently using the argument “that's how everybody else does it.” In…
  • Feb 20

    Separation agreements can't contract away bankruptcy protection

    Separation agreements can't contract away bankruptcy protection
    I recently negotiated a separation agreement in a divorce in which the opposing attorney insisted on inserting a clause that on its face prevented the parties from receiving the benefit of bankruptcy laws if one of them filed a bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 2058

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminallawyersblog.com/
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Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

Addresses employment law issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Mar 15

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Considers Employees’ Use of Medical Marijuana

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Considers Employees’ Use of Medical Marijuana
    Last Thursday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) heard oral arguments in a case that asks whether employers can be required to make accommodations for employees’ off-duty use of medical marijuana. The case was brought by a…
  • Mar 14

    The Problem with Pronoun

    The Problem with Pronoun
    Earlier this month, the Supreme Court announced that it had decided not to hear the case of Gavin Grimm – the transgender student who sued his school district seeking access to the restroom and locker room facilities that correspond to…
  • Mar 7

    Are Employee Absences Giving You A Headache?

    Are Employee Absences Giving You A Headache?
    One of the most problematic areas for employers is the balancing act which occurs between managing employee productivity and attendance while taking care not to tread on entitlement to Family and Medical Leave (“FMLA”) and…
Rank this Week: 4359

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Update on Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

    Update on Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit
    Earlier this month, a federal judge ordered Caldera Medical to pay a total of $12.3 million to settle over 2,700 injury claims related to the company’s transvaginal mesh products. Tens of thousands of women have suffered injuries as a…
  • Feb 23

    Eliquis Lawsuits on the Rise

    Eliquis Lawsuits on the Rise
    As of December 2016, approximately 34 Eliquis lawsuits were pending against the drug’s manufacturers, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer, Inc. The plaintiffs claim they were harmed as a result of the manufacturers’ failure to warn of…
  • Feb 21

    Abilify Linked to Gambling, Overeating, and Hyper-Sexuality

    Abilify Linked to Gambling, Overeating, and Hyper-Sexuality
    People suffering from depression and bipolar disorder may be prescribed Abilify, an antipsychotic drug meant to help reduce the negative symptoms of these emotional disorders. Unfortunately, the side effects of Abilify may be significantly…
Rank this Week: 2782

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 15

    Larceny and Belief of Abandonment in Massachusett

    Larceny and Belief of Abandonment in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, the defendant appealed from a conviction for larceny of more than $250 under MGL c. 266 section 30(1). The defendant argued that the jury should have been given an instruction related to his defense…
  • Mar 5

    Massachusetts Juvenile Convicted of Assault and Battery

    Massachusetts Juvenile Convicted of Assault and Battery
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, a juvenile was found delinquent on a charge of assault and battery. He appealed, arguing that the judge had made a mistake in denying his motion for a required finding of not guilty and requiring him…
  • Feb 14

    Larceny by False Promises in Massachusett

    Larceny by False Promises in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate decision, the defendant was convicted of violating MGL c. 266 section 30(1). This section criminalizes larceny by false pretenses involving over $250. To secure a conviction, the Commonwealth is…
Rank this Week: 3069

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
  • Mar 14

    Investors Don’t Think That Climate Change Is A Hoax: BlackRock Is Losing Its Patience

    Investors Don’t Think That Climate Change Is A Hoax: BlackRock Is Losing Its Patience
    This post, written by Seth Jaffe, a Partner in firm’s Environmental practice, was originally posted on the firm’s Law and the Environment blog. BlackRock, which manages more than $5 trillion in assets, has released a statement…
  • Mar 10

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely
    It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: new reports on the U.S. National Action Plan on Responsible Business…
  • Mar 9

    Corporate Human Rights Benchmark to Release Inaugural Result

    Corporate Human Rights Benchmark to Release Inaugural Result
    On Monday, March 13, the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (“CHRB”) will release its inaugural results. As previously discussed, the CHRB will rank 100 companies on their human rights performance as part of an initial pilot.…
Rank this Week: 2574

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Mar 13

    One Surgeon Supervising Two Separate Operating Rooms: Medical Malpractice; Yes or No?

    One Surgeon Supervising Two Separate Operating Rooms: Medical Malpractice; Yes or No?
    By: Attorney Kevin J. O’Malley| Partner Two Complicated Spinal Surgeries, Two Separate Operating Rooms, Surgeries Performed at the Same Time, One Surgeon Supervising Both Surgeries, One Patient Is Left a Quadriplegic, Medical…
  • Feb 27

    Understanding Trusts in Massachusett

    Understanding Trusts in Massachusett
    By: Attorney William Rosa| Partner My last blog focused on the various forms of tenancies in which you can hold real estate in Massachusetts. This blog is an expansion of my previous blog dated September 6, 2016 in which we are going to…
  • Feb 6

    The Devil is in the Details – Documents to collect when facing divorce

    The Devil is in the Details – Documents to collect when facing divorce
    By: Attorney Jeffrey D. Kiesling | Associate If you believe that you may be facing divorce, you should secure all available financial documents. In most divorce cases the family’s finances are the primary focus of the divorce action…
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The Law Office of Alexis B. Levitt…

The Law Office of Alexis B. Levitt Blog

Covers caregiver issues, estate planning, living at home and special needs trusts.

http://www.alexislevitt.com/blog/
  • Mar 13

    Elder Care Workshop Series at Norwell Public Library

    Elder Care Workshop Series at Norwell Public Library
    Getting older? Taking care of someone who is? Come to this series to learn some helpful tips from local Elder Services professionals.   Wednesday, March 15: “Learn to Speak Alzheimereze” Discover tips to work with a person…
  • Mar 9

    Repeal & Replace of ObamaCare, a/k/a RyanCare

    Repeal & Replace of ObamaCare, a/k/a RyanCare
    There are so many articles coming out right now trying to summarize RyanCare.  I’ve gone straight to my favorite source for all things medical financing – the Kaiser Foundation.  Their reports are well researched,…
  • Mar 9

    Repeal & Replace of ObamaCare, a/k/a RyanCare

    Repeal & Replace of ObamaCare, a/k/a RyanCare
    There are so many articles coming out right now trying to summarize RyanCare.  I’ve gone straight to my favorite source for all things medical financing – the Kaiser Foundation.  Their reports are well researched,…
Rank this Week: 3334

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/
  • Mar 11

    Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization: Federal & Local Governments Tone-Deaf to Voter

    Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization: Federal & Local Governments Tone-Deaf to Voter
    As a Massachusetts drug arrest defense lawyer, I never cease to be amazed at the resistance I see to the will of the voters on the subject of marijuana legalization, from both the federal government, as well as local government here in…
  • Feb 5

    Massachusetts DUI/OUI: Don’t Make It A Stupor Bowl Event

    Massachusetts DUI/OUI: Don’t Make It A Stupor Bowl Event
    Amid all the Super Bowl hype, try to remember something:  Aside from New Year’s Eve, St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo, Super Bowl Sunday is one the drunkest days of the year.  Worse still, the number of inebriated…
  • Jan 21

    Mass. SJC Orders Solution for “Dookhan Cases” In State Drug Lab Scandal

    Mass. SJC Orders Solution for “Dookhan Cases” In State Drug Lab Scandal
    I’ve written on this blog previously about the Massachusetts drug lab scandal, and I tweeted earlier this week about the latest , very significant development surrounding that scandal. This colossal mess began almost 5 years ago, with…
Rank this Week: 1300

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts motor vehicle accident law. By William D. Kickham, Esq.

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 11

    WHAT IS MASSACHUSETTS UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED AUTO INSURANCE, AND WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

    WHAT IS MASSACHUSETTS UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED AUTO INSURANCE, AND WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?
    OK, folks.  Time to talk about something that may not be sexy or on the average person’s radar screen, but if you drive a car in Massachusetts (and over 85% of residents here do,) it’s far more important to everyday life than…
  • Jan 2

    Injured in Massachusetts Accident? Resolve To Remember This List for 2017

    Injured in Massachusetts Accident? Resolve To Remember This List for 2017
    OK – The holidays are now over, it’s now officially 2017, and we all (or at least I) face three cold, icy, miserable months ahead until we can hope for signs of spring.  (Sorry to you ski-lovers for this description, but…
  • Jan 2

    Injured in Massachusetts Accident? Resolve To Remember This List for 2017

    Injured in Massachusetts Accident? Resolve To Remember This List for 2017
    OK – The holidays are now over, it’s now officially 2017, and we all (or at least I) face three cold, icy, miserable months ahead until we can hope for signs of spring.  (Sorry to you ski-lovers for this description, but…
Rank this Week: 1758

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4305

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4655