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Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her
    A woman died in East Boston on Tuesday when the Meridian Street Bridge, also referred to as the Andrew McArdle Bridge, closed on top of her. Boston police are trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the Massachusetts pedestrian…
  • Oct 31

    Halloween Is the Deadliest Night of the Year for Child Pedestrians: Keep Your Trick-or-Treaters Safe Tonight

    Halloween Is the Deadliest Night of the Year for Child Pedestrians: Keep Your Trick-or-Treaters Safe Tonight
    Halloween is known not only for being the spookiest night of the year, but also the deadliest for child pedestrians. Children, according to the Safe Kids Coalition, are twice as likely to be struck and killed by a car on Halloween night than…
  • Oct 30

    Mechanical Failure May Have Caused Deadly Halloween Hayride Crash

    Mechanical Failure May Have Caused Deadly Halloween Hayride Crash
    According to officials, a mechanical issue may have caused the Jeep serving as the Gauntlet Haunted Night hayride vehicle at Harvest Hill Farms to go down a hill at rapid speed, strike a tree, and overturn earlier this month in Maine.…
Rank this Week: 514

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Oct 31

    Display Case

    Display Case
      Looking for a new book to read or a staff pick? Be sure to check out our display cases!  These cases are located on the second floor by the Libraries’ entrance and on the third floor across the hall from classroom 336.…
  • Oct 31

    Want more Candy? Join our Halloween Hunt.

    Want more Candy? Join our Halloween Hunt.
    There are lots of interesting and bizarre laws on the books regarding Halloween.  Find some of these and get more familiar with our print collection.  To get your bag of candy you need to answer the questions and bring 5 slips…
  • Oct 31

    Happy Halloween!

    Happy Halloween!
    Pumpkin selfie.
Rank this Week: 1971

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/
  • Oct 31

    PUMPKIN RIOTS YIELD DISORDERLY BEHAVIOR, RIOT POLICE AND ARRESTS

    PUMPKIN RIOTS YIELD DISORDERLY BEHAVIOR, RIOT POLICE AND ARRESTS
    Happy Halloween everybody! Have your plans for tonite all ready? I will be hiding under my bed at my abode in Salem. Whatever your plans, be careful not to take them too far. Law enforcement has a way of being overly-on-hand on nights…
  • Oct 27

    NORTH ADAMS WOMAN IS ARRESTED FOR HEROIN TRAFFICKING DURING ROUTINE CAR STOP

    NORTH ADAMS WOMAN IS ARRESTED FOR HEROIN TRAFFICKING DURING ROUTINE CAR STOP
    Well, it’s a Monday morning and so I am sure that you, like me, witnessed plenty of folks moaning and groaning on their way to work, school, etc. this morning. Rest assured, though, there are those who had more reason to groan about…
  • Oct 24

    ASHLAND SCHOOL BUS DRIVER IS ARRESTED FOR HIS THIRD DRUNK DRIVING CHARGE

    ASHLAND SCHOOL BUS DRIVER IS ARRESTED FOR HIS THIRD DRUNK DRIVING CHARGE
    Robert E. Murphy of Ashland, a 59-year-old (hereinafter, the “Defendant”) gentleman is, or was, a Hopkinton school bus driver. He has now been arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and…
Rank this Week: 359

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonaccidentinjurylawyer.com/
  • Oct 31

    Dalton, Massachusetts: Man Injured after Collision with Dump Truck

    Dalton, Massachusetts: Man Injured after Collision with Dump Truck
    October 31, 2014 – Derek Murphy of Lanesborough, Massachusetts has sustained serious injuries as the result of a car accident involving a dump truck, driven by Michael Biagini of Cheshire. The accident occurred at…
  • Oct 31

    TelexFree Allegedly Stole Millions from Massachusetts Investor

    TelexFree Allegedly Stole Millions from Massachusetts Investor
    October 31, 2014 – In April 2014, Massachusetts Secretary of State, William Galvin, filed a complaint against Carlos Wanzeler and James Merrill, alleging that their company, TelexFree, Inc., was operated as a Ponzi scheme. The company…
  • Oct 13

    Veteran Killed in Holyoke Motorcycle Crash

    Veteran Killed in Holyoke Motorcycle Crash
    October 13, 2014 – Patrick Rud, 32, of Holyoke, Massachusetts, has died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash.  The accident occurred on Friday, October 3, 2014, at approximately 9:30 p.m. on…
Rank this Week: 786

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 31

    Replace Your Smoke Alarm Batteries As Daylight Saving Time End

    Replace Your Smoke Alarm Batteries As Daylight Saving Time End
    Many of us are thinking about Halloween today. But Daylight Saving Time also ends this weekend. While setting your clocks back, remember to replace your smoke alarm batteries and test to make sure they work properly. As we approach winter,...
  • Oct 27

    Check Your Car's Airbags After Recalls Linked to Four Deaths, Injurie

    Check Your Car's Airbags After Recalls Linked to Four Deaths, Injurie
    Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued an advisory urging the public to act immediately on recall notices impacting 7.8 million cars with Takata airbags. The airbags are now linked to four deaths and more…
  • Oct 20

    Breakstone, White & Gluck Honored by Super Lawyers for 11th Year

    Breakstone, White & Gluck Honored by Super Lawyers for 11th Year
    We are pleased to announce our attorneys have been selected as Super Lawyers for 2014. This is the 11th year they have been recognized as among the best in Massachusetts and New England.
Rank this Week: 1537

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

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

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
  • Oct 31

    Clearing Out the Attic of My Mind: Notes From ACI's 8th National Forum on ERISA Litigation

    Clearing Out the Attic of My Mind: Notes From ACI's 8th National Forum on ERISA Litigation
    With all due apologies to longtime Globe sports columnist Dan Shaugnessy, who would periodically “clean out his desk” by running a column of short bits he had collected, here’s a list, in no particular order, of interesting…
  • Oct 24

    Church Plan Litigation and My New Article On It

    Church Plan Litigation and My New Article On It
    When courts first started tackling the new wave of suits challenging the church plan status of certain health care entities, I thought it an amusing curiosity, at best. I did grasp, however, the impetus from the perspective of the class…
  • Oct 21

    An Overview of 401(k) Litigation, Courtesy of Chris Carosa's Excellent Interview with Jerry Schlichter

    An Overview of 401(k) Litigation, Courtesy of Chris Carosa's Excellent Interview with Jerry Schlichter
    Chris Carosa of Fiduciary News has a tremendous interview with Jerry Schlichter, who has carved out an important niche litigating class action cases against 401(k) plans. Schlichter has litigated nearly all of the key excessive fee cases of…
Rank this Week: 401

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/
  • Oct 31

    Man Turns in Mom in Alcohol-Related Hit-and-Run Crash

    Man Turns in Mom in Alcohol-Related Hit-and-Run Crash
    According to a recent news article from the San Francisco Gate, a man turned in his own mother to police, connected with her alleged involvement in a drunk driving hit-and-run car crash. Police are reporting that the accident occurred around…
  • Oct 25

    Massachusetts Man to Plead Guilty in Fatal Drunk Driving Car Accident

    Massachusetts Man to Plead Guilty in Fatal Drunk Driving Car Accident
    Drunk driving car accidents can have fatal consequences for others on the roads or sidewalks, as well as the driver and passengers in the car. According to a recent news article from ABC 40, a Springfield, Massachusetts man is expected to…
  • Oct 22

    Massachusetts Man Charged with Driving Drunk While Beating Mother of His Children

    Massachusetts Man Charged with Driving Drunk While Beating Mother of His Children
    According to a recent article from My Fox Boston, a man was arrested in Pittsfield for allegedly beating and threatening the mother of his children while driving drunk. Prosecutors are saying that defendant had passed out drunk at friend's…
Rank this Week: 2225

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4860

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: 4272

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Oct 31

    The Dangers of Distracted Driving

    The Dangers of Distracted Driving
    With the use of technology on the rise, many states fear that distracted driving will become an even bigger problem in the future. In addition to texting and using a cell phone, there are many other types of distracted driving: Adjusting the…
  • Oct 24

    Steven A. Schwartz Meets with Japanese Delegation

    Steven A. Schwartz Meets with Japanese Delegation
    The United States legal system is unique in many ways, with a variety of details that set it apart from those in other parts of the world. Recently, our own Steven A. Schwartz met with a Japanese delegation from FUNAI SOKEN, a Japanese B2B…
  • Oct 21

    Stats Show Drunk Driving Remains a Big Problem

    Stats Show Drunk Driving Remains a Big Problem
    Despite the best efforts of police, government agencies, and other organizations, drunk driving remains a big problem in the United States. Mothers Against Drunk Driving has compiled various statistics related to the issue, including the…
Rank this Week: 3149

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    New England-Based Program to Help Homeless Get Disability Benefit

    New England-Based Program to Help Homeless Get Disability Benefit
    Disability can affect anyone no matter his or her level of education, amount of money made before becoming disabled, or social status. The reality is that when someone becomes disabled and can no longer work, if that individual did not have…
  • Oct 26

    Disability Benefits Application Process Extremely Difficult for Unrepresented Claimant

    Disability Benefits Application Process Extremely Difficult for Unrepresented Claimant
    According to a recent news feature from AL.com, the Social Security disability system is virtually impossible to navigate without legal representation, according to applicants. One disability benefits applicant waited four years for the…
  • Oct 23

    Moore, Jr. v. Colvin: On Discrepancies between Evidence Findings in Disability Case

    Moore, Jr. v. Colvin: On Discrepancies between Evidence Findings in Disability Case
    Moore, Jr. v. Colvin, an appeal heard in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, involved claimant who applied for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits under Title XVI of the Social Security Act. At a hearing by an…
Rank this Week: 3800

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Ebola Crisis Puts the Focus On Workplace Safety for Healthcare Workers, Nurse

    Ebola Crisis Puts the Focus On Workplace Safety for Healthcare Workers, Nurse
    The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus is raising questions about whether or not the proper precautious are in place to protect healthcare workers, including nurses, who are often front and center when it comes to taking care of patients with…
  • Oct 24

    OSHA Fines MA FedEx Ground Packaging System, Inc. for Guarding Machine Hazard

    OSHA Fines MA FedEx Ground Packaging System, Inc. for Guarding Machine Hazard
    The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration fined FedEx Ground Packaging System, Inc. upon finding an unguarded conveyor belt at the company’s Wilmington, MA shipping distribution center.…
  • Sep 28

    MA Electrical Company Cited By U.S. Department of Labor After Deaths of 2 Worker

    MA Electrical Company Cited By U.S. Department of Labor After Deaths of 2 Worker
    Massachusetts Bay Electrical Corporation was cited by the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) last week, following the deaths of two of workers in April. According to reports by OSHA…
Rank this Week: 1223

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/
  • Oct 30

    Clever Brand Shark: Lawyers and Professional Magnetism

    Clever Brand Shark: Lawyers and Professional Magnetism
      #186543991 / gettyimages.com   Candygram? Admittedly, that was lazy.  (Did I mention that Yahoo has the Saturday Night Live archive now available online?) . . . Solo and small firm attorneys are always hustling for business,…
  • Oct 26

    Block Letters: Time Management for Lawyers, Part 2: Email Management

    Block Letters: Time Management for Lawyers, Part 2: Email Management
      #156682531 / gettyimages.com In Part 1 of our series on time management, we outlined some basic solutions for improving efficiency.  In this second part of our series, we will focus on email management. Email is the root of most…
  • Oct 19

    Closing a Small Law Practice – The Short List

    Closing a Small Law Practice – The Short List
    Whether you are changing careers, retiring, or merging with another firm, there are many reasons why you might need to close up your law office.  Even if you don’t have plans to do so any time soon, it is prudent to prepare a…
Rank this Week: 985

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: 4832

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: 507

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 29

    SJC Issues Decison on Fifth Amendment Privilege

    SJC Issues Decison on Fifth Amendment Privilege
    In its recent decision in Commonwealth v. LeClair, the Supreme Judicial Court reiterated that a witness’ ability to properly invoke his Fifth Amendment privilege does not depend on whether the prosecutor specifically intends to…
  • Oct 17

    Women in Framingham Charged with Separate Assaults Against Each Other

    Women in Framingham Charged with Separate Assaults Against Each Other
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, two women in Framingham were recently arrested for separate assaults against each other. One of the women, Johnary Sanjurji-Fuentes called police and reported that her ex-girlfriend,…
  • Oct 15

    Framingham Woman Arrested for Assaulting Husband

    Framingham Woman Arrested for Assaulting Husband
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a woman was arrested for assaulting her husband last week. The article reports that Jarcente Kirnon of Framingham came home drunk and screamed at her husband. She then reportedly left the…
Rank this Week: 3117

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/
  • Oct 29

    EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Potentially New and Improved?

    EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Potentially New and Improved?
    On Tuesday, EPA issued a Notice of Data Availability, requesting further comment on some specific issues that have been raised since it published its draft Clean Power Plan in June.  My immediate reaction?  My head hurts. I…
  • Oct 27

    Tenant Who Sublets A Superfund Site Is Not Likely To Be A CERCLA Liable Party

    Tenant Who Sublets A Superfund Site Is Not Likely To Be A CERCLA Liable Party
    It is generally the rule that a lessee who does not operate the property it rents will not be liable under CERCLA except in the unusual circumstance where the lessee qualifies as an “owner” of the property. …
  • Oct 24

    FERC’s Order 745 — Still In Effect For Now

    FERC’s Order 745 — Still In Effect For Now
    The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has stayed its mandate vacating FERC Order no. 745, regarding demand response.  The mandate is stayed at least until December 16, 2014, by which point FERC must petition the Supreme Court for review.…
Rank this Week: 3189

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/
  • Oct 29

    Accepting a Plea Deal – Is It In Your Best Interest?

    Accepting a Plea Deal – Is It In Your Best Interest?
    Deciding about accepting a plea deal is not an easy decision to make. Adhering to the advice of an experienced criminal defense attorneycan help you reach a favorable outcome. As a criminal defense attorney, I have helped my clients…
  • Oct 17

    Common Criminal Defenses Part 3 of 3: The Insanity Defense

    Common Criminal Defenses Part 3 of 3: The Insanity Defense
    One of the more highly profiled criminal defenses, especially in cases involving murder or attempted murder, is insanity, meaning that the defendant was insane at the time of the crime. This criminal defense strategy is often popularized in…
  • Oct 10

    Common Criminal Defenses Part 2 of 3: Mistaken Identity

    Common Criminal Defenses Part 2 of 3: Mistaken Identity
    Mistaken identity is one of the leading causes of wrongful conviction. Mistaken identity is a criminal defense that is raised by a defendant that asserts that a witness, usually an eyewitness, is mistaken in his or her memory that the…
Rank this Week: 1450

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

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

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 29

    Why You Should Keep Your Will Up to Date

    Why You Should Keep Your Will Up to Date
    Your life isn’t stagnant. Why should your will be? After all, a Last Will and Testament is really a reflection of the life you lead — the things you own, the people love you, and the place you call home. But … Continue…
  • Oct 26

    Social Security Increase for 2015

    Social Security Increase for 2015
    Social Security announced this week that 2015 benefits will increase by 1.7%. The increase is ties to the Cost of Living Adjustment, and will begin on December 31, 2014. All changes to Social Security for 2015
  • Oct 22

    New Hope for Veterans Discharged Because of PTSD

    New Hope for Veterans Discharged Because of PTSD
    Previous generations didn’t understand post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well as we do today. Unfortunately, that led to many Vietnam-era veterans receiving an other-than-honorable discharge. And for decades, thousands of those…
Rank this Week: 3908

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 28

    Travelers Commercial Ins. Co. v. Harrington: On Single Car Accident

    Travelers Commercial Ins. Co. v. Harrington: On Single Car Accident
    Travelers Commercial Ins. Co. v. Harrington, an appeal before the Supreme Court of Florida, involved plaintiff who was injured in a single car accident. While her father owned car, another family member was driving the car with permission…
  • Oct 24

    Berrey v. Travelers Indem. Co. of Am: On UIM Insurance in Car Accident Lawsuit

    Berrey v. Travelers Indem. Co. of Am: On UIM Insurance in Car Accident Lawsuit
    When a worker is injured in a car accident while on the job, he or she may be able to proceed with a typical car accident lawsuit against the at-fault driver in addition to any workers' compensation benefits received. However, this may add…
  • Oct 21

    Christensen v. Alaska Sales & Service, Inc.: Summary Judgment in Car Accident Lawsuit

    Christensen v. Alaska Sales & Service, Inc.: Summary Judgment in Car Accident Lawsuit
    In Christensen v. Alaska Sales & Service, Inc., plaintiff and her husband purchased a new car from a dealership. Four years later, the couple was driving when she hit two moose. Pictures taken by plaintiff show damage to the front of the…
Rank this Week: 627

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/
  • Oct 28

    Old Dracut Town Hall Found to Contain Asbesto

    Old Dracut Town Hall Found to Contain Asbesto
    The cities and towns that surround Boston are filled with buildings that are over 100 years old. Many of these buildings contain asbestos insulation in the walls and surrounding old steam or hot water pipes. If they were renovated, as many…
  • Oct 25

    Asbestos Remediation an Issue for Boston Real Estate Developer

    Asbestos Remediation an Issue for Boston Real Estate Developer
    According to a recent news article from the North Jersey Record, a Boston real estate development group has plans to demolish an old snack food factory and turn it into a high-end distribution facility. However, before they begin demolition,…
  • Oct 20

    Swampscott Elementary School Closed Due to Asbestos Concern

    Swampscott Elementary School Closed Due to Asbestos Concern
    An elementary school in Swampscott, Massachusetts was forced to shut down because it is literally falling apart, according to a recent news article from CBS Boston. One of the main concerns is that as the walls are crumbling and the floors…
Rank this Week: 2212

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: 805

Massachusetts Personal Injury…

Massachusetts Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettspersonalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 28

    Contractor Not Liable for Pedestrian Death

    Contractor Not Liable for Pedestrian Death
    At some point prior to 2007 Flansburgh Associates, Inc. contracted with the city of Lawrence to provide architectural services and to oversee the construction project of a new high school.  These services also included a traffic study…
  • Oct 25

    Court Won’t Apply Mode of Operation to Injured Nightclub Patron

    Court Won’t Apply Mode of Operation to Injured Nightclub Patron
    In or around August of 2009, Angela Sarkisian was in attendance at a night club named ‘The Liquor Store’ in Boston, Massachusetts.  Ms. Sarkisian was at the club for a bachelorette party she was attending.  The club…
  • Oct 16

    Foreign and Unexpected Items in Food: Pt 2

    Foreign and Unexpected Items in Food: Pt 2
    As discussed in the first entry of foreign and unexpected items in food, the courts of Massachusetts have drawn a distinction between food that is unwholesome and food with natural (although unexpected) items present in the food such as a…
Rank this Week: 4573

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Man Injured When Cement Beam Falls off Truck

    Man Injured When Cement Beam Falls off Truck
    The driver of an SUV was taken to the hospital last week after several cement beams fell off of a tractor-trailer truck and onto his car. Vidon George, the driver of that SUV, said he was approximately 30 feet away from the truck when he…
  • Oct 21

    Massachusetts Teen Drivers Still At Greatest Risk of Involvement in Traffic Crashe

    Massachusetts Teen Drivers Still At Greatest Risk of Involvement in Traffic Crashe
    According to statistics, teen motorists are more likely to be in a car crash than motorists who belong to an older age group. In 2012 alone, 39 people ages 16 to 20 died in Massachusetts car crashes—that’s over 11% of all traffic…
  • Oct 3

    Brookline Police Gauge Interest in New Bicycle Law

    Brookline Police Gauge Interest in New Bicycle Law
    Bicycle safety continues to draw the attention of city officials as the number of cyclists grows across the city. With increasing attention to the environmental and health advantages of opting for bicycles instead of motor vehicles and…
Rank this Week: 990

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 28

    Making Sure Your Children's Halloween Costumes are Safe

    Making Sure Your Children's Halloween Costumes are Safe
    It is that time of the year where parents are led to a costume store by eager kids wanting to purchase the year's hottest or funniest Halloween costume. While there is not a lot to worry about, parents still need to be mindful of their…
  • Oct 21

    Can I Sue My Town for Personal Injuries Caused by Defective Roadways or Sidewalks?

    Can I Sue My Town for Personal Injuries Caused by Defective Roadways or Sidewalks?
    Anyone who has walked or driven around Boston knows that the streets and sidewalks of the city are not exactly pristine. Cities and towns in Massachusetts are often old, historic towns which endure New England's rough winters and wet…
  • Oct 15

    The What, Why, Who and When of Mediation in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Case

    The What, Why, Who and When of Mediation in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Case
    The What - Mediation is a voluntary procedure where a neutral third party (the mediator) assists the parties to a settlement. In a personal injury or wrongful death case, the procedure most often involves the parties and their attorneys…
Rank this Week: 4280

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Oct 28

    US GOVERNMENT ORDERING SUPPLIES IN ANTICIPATION OF IMMIGRATION REFORM

    US GOVERNMENT ORDERING SUPPLIES IN ANTICIPATION OF IMMIGRATION REFORM
    According to article on foxnews.com:  “A union that represents thousands of federal immigration officers is raising alarm after the U.S. government ordered supplies to create millions of blank work permits and green cards, touching…
  • Oct 27

    IS AN EB-5 INVESTOR VISA RIGHT FOR YOU?

    IS AN EB-5 INVESTOR VISA RIGHT FOR YOU?
    Two of the simplest ways for a foreign national to obtain US permanent residence (green card) are through love (family-based) or money (investment-based).  Although there are other methods available, such as immigrating through…
  • Oct 25

    NEW FAQ ON HOW DENIED PERM REQUESTS FOR RECONSIDERATION AND APPEALS TO BALCA WILL BE HANDLED

    NEW FAQ ON HOW DENIED PERM REQUESTS FOR RECONSIDERATION AND APPEALS TO BALCA WILL BE HANDLED
    Below is a new PERM FAQ explaining how the DOL will handle Requests for Consideration where the original case decision has been upheld. CERTIFYING OFFICER REVIEW AND BOARD OF ALIEN LABOR CERTIFICATION APPEALS (BALCA) What recourse does…
Rank this Week: 1384

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

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

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
  • Oct 28

    FDA Flunks Data Security Exam

    FDA Flunks Data Security Exam
    Last week, the HHS Office of Inspector General released a damning report on FDA’s data security:  “The objective of this review was to determine whether the FDA’s network and external Web applications were vulnerable to…
  • Oct 27

    The FTC Wants to Regulate the Internet of Things, Including Your Car

    The FTC Wants to Regulate the Internet of Things, Including Your Car
    The FTC recently filed a comment on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s advance notice of proposed rulemaking related to vehicle-to-vehicle communications.  The comment left no doubt that the FTC wants to regulate…
  • Oct 26

    Data Breach Prevention and Response: Avoiding Potential Pitfalls and Implementing Best Practices to Protect Your Company

    Data Breach Prevention and Response: Avoiding Potential Pitfalls and Implementing Best Practices to Protect Your Company
    If you were not able to join us for our October 17 program with Kroll, Data Breach Prevention and Response:  Avoiding Potential Pitfalls and Implementing Best Practices to Protect Your Company, we are happy to provide you with an…
Rank this Week: 2011

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: 4562

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: 2632

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Injury law with an emphasis on products and drugs liability. By Sheff Law.

http://www.personalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 27

    CADILLAC WHIRLS OUT OF CONTROL & GM SUED

    CADILLAC WHIRLS OUT OF CONTROL & GM SUED
    Clanton Fleetwood, a Cadillac owner from Tyler, Texas, was driving his 2006 Cadillac SRX at an intersection in Smith County, Fleetwood on November 20, 2013 when he lost control of his Cadillac and continued through the intersection and ended…
  • Oct 20

    FERRY CRASHES INTO SAN FRANCISCO PIER

    FERRY CRASHES INTO SAN FRANCISCO PIER
    On Sunday, October 12, 2014, just before 6 p.m., the ferry boat Peralta crashed into a piling at Pier 41 in San Francisco, California. The ferry was carrying 230 passengers and heading to Oakland, California. Many of the passengers said…
  • Oct 16

    $300,000 AWARDED AFTER CROSSFIT INJURY

    $300,000 AWARDED AFTER CROSSFIT INJURY
    Former Navy information systems technician first class and All Navy wrestler, Makimbo Mimms, was awarded $300,000 in a suit against a gym offering CrossFit classes. The gym breached their duty of care to monitor participants during the…
Rank this Week: 2195

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusetts-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 27

    Sports Injuries and Accident

    Sports Injuries and Accident
    Massachusetts sports fans are smart, loyal, and enthusiastic, but we are much more than fans.  We play hard, compete and socialize through sports.  As athletes, we want to stay in shape, excel and prevail.  From the weekend…
  • Oct 20

    Expert Witnesses In MA Personal Injury Case

    Expert Witnesses In MA Personal Injury Case
    The highway and roads on the North Shore and throughout Massachusetts get more crowded all the time. Rush hour seems to start before 6:00 am and not to end before 7:00 pm. The Route 128 and Route 1 interchange is crowded.  Where those…
  • Oct 10

    It’s a Dog Eat Dog World

    It’s a Dog Eat Dog World
    Dogs are said to be “man’s best friend” (and woman’s too). They are our trusting companions and guardians, providing us company and keeping us safe. In fact, the news recently reported a Saugus woman is praising her…
Rank this Week: 4930

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/
  • Oct 26

    Entergy Mississippi, Inc. v. Acey: On Emotional Distress Claims in Personal Injury Case

    Entergy Mississippi, Inc. v. Acey: On Emotional Distress Claims in Personal Injury Case
    Entergy Mississippi, Inc. v. Acey, a case from the Supreme Court of Mississippi, involved a child who was electrocuted while playing on a farm. Employee was operating a cotton picker and parked it under an allegedly sagging power line. The…
  • Oct 21

    Kovnat v. Xanterra Parks and Resorts: On Personal Injury and Motions for Summary Judgment

    Kovnat v. Xanterra Parks and Resorts: On Personal Injury and Motions for Summary Judgment
    Kovnat v. Xanterra Parks and Resorts, a case from United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, involved plaintiff who was injured while horseback ridding in Yellowstone National Park. Plaintiff and her husband, both from California,…
  • Oct 17

    Powers v. 31 E 31 LLC: On Premises Liability Issue

    Powers v. 31 E 31 LLC: On Premises Liability Issue
    Powers v. 31 E 31 LLC, a case from the New York Court of Appeals, involved plaintiff who was injured at a friend's apartment building. After a night of drinking, plaintiff and some friends went to apartment where the accident…
Rank this Week: 1493

Massachusetts Special Education…

Massachusetts Special Education Law Blog

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

http://www.lillianwongesq.com/blog.html
  • Oct 26

    Lillian Wong Named 2014 Super Lawyer Rising Star

    Lillian Wong Named 2014 Super Lawyer Rising Star
    We are pleased to announce that for the second consecutive year, Attorney Lillian Wong has been selected to the Super Lawyer New England Rising Star list for her work in School and Education Law.  Each year, no more…
  • Oct 13

    Know Your Rights! Program

    Know Your Rights! Program
    On November 4, 2014 Attorney Lillian Wong will be one of the featured presenters at the Know Your Rights! Program’s education session.   Know Your Rights! educates non-profits on legal issues relevant to their clients and is a…
  • Sep 17

    How to find an educational advocate or consultant.

    How to find an educational advocate or consultant.
    Many families who have children with disabilities have trouble navigating the special education process within their school system.  Often times, a qualified special education advocate or consultant can provide invaluable advise and…
Rank this Week: 1640

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/
  • Oct 25

    A Look at Testosterone Therapy and Hypogonadism

    A Look at Testosterone Therapy and Hypogonadism
    "Low T" clinics are popping up all across the nation to provide a quick and convenient place to get a testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) injection. Interestingly, the vast increase of Low-T clinics and the amount of TRT drugs being…
  • Oct 22

    Contaminated Xarelto is Recalled by Drug Company

    Contaminated Xarelto is Recalled by Drug Company
    Xarelto is a member of a new class of anticoagulant drugs that has been approved to reduce the risk of stroke and other blood-clotting disorders in patients with atrial fibrillation. The new drug, manufactured by Janssen, has been linked…
  • Oct 19

    Pradaxa Manufacturer Tests Antidote to Severe Internal Bleeding Caused by the Drug

    Pradaxa Manufacturer Tests Antidote to Severe Internal Bleeding Caused by the Drug
    A Canadian hospital has been chosen to participate in human clinical trials for an experimental antidote to serious internal bleeding caused by Pradaxa. According to a recent news feature from Our Windsor, Pradaxa, like Xarelto, is in a new…
Rank this Week: 4124

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: 1022

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice issues and cases. By the Law Offices of Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonlegalmalpracticelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2241

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyers…

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Massachusetts criminal law, including suppression motions and drug crimes. By Law Office of Gregory V. St. Cyr

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 24

    Celtics' Assistant Coach Criminally Charged in What Appears to be Civil Dispute

    Celtics' Assistant Coach Criminally Charged in What Appears to be Civil Dispute
    "Larceny by Check" charges were brought against Walter McCarty in the Framingham District Court last week. The former Celtics player and present assistant coach apparently wrote a check to a cabinet maker without enough money in his account…
  • Apr 1

    Marijuana Brownies for Children Results in Charges Against Father

    Marijuana Brownies for Children Results in Charges Against Father
    Distribution of Marijuana and Child Edangerment. Those charges were read against Christopher Desimone and his girlfriend Ann Marie Farrow in the Attleboro District Court on Monday. According to the Sun Chronicle, Desimone is a divorced…
  • Mar 24

    Drug Charges Stem from Alleged "Meaningless Drive" in Norwood

    Drug Charges Stem from Alleged "Meaningless Drive" in Norwood
    The Norwood Police seized cocaine from two men in the Home Depot parking lot last week after a detective watched them meet and drive around the parking lot. According to the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin, detective David Eysie had…
Rank this Week: 3510

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Covers qui tam and government law. By Greene LLP.

http://www.whistleblowerattorneys-blog.com/
  • Oct 24

    Northrop Grumman Unable to Dismiss Government Contract Fraud Claim

    Northrop Grumman Unable to Dismiss Government Contract Fraud Claim
    Yesterday, a federal judge in Illinois refused to dismiss the majority of a relator’s allegations brought under the False Claims Act against Northrop Grumman Corporation (“Northrop”). The complaint alleges that the global…
  • Oct 22

    DaVita Enters into False Claims Act Settlement Totaling $400 Million

    DaVita Enters into False Claims Act Settlement Totaling $400 Million
    The U.S. Department of Justice announced today that DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc. (“DaVita”) has agreed to pay nearly $400 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks to induce the…
  • Oct 16

    Trinity Industries in Court Over Allegedly Shoddy Guard Rails Used All Over the U.S.

    Trinity Industries in Court Over Allegedly Shoddy Guard Rails Used All Over the U.S.
    On Monday, the False Claims Act trial against Trinity Industries (“Trinity”) was scheduled to restart in federal court in Texas after a mistrial was declared in July, attributed in part to the judge’s “serious…
Rank this Week: 4932

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 24

    Bankruptcy and the Massachusetts Election

    Bankruptcy and the Massachusetts Election
    We’re not advocating for any candidate…and there are no Massachusetts bankruptcy ballot initiative. So we thought we’d take this timely opportunity to point out that after a bankruptcy you can do (almost) anything. Even run…
  • Sep 25

    Can The Court Waive the Federal Bankruptcy Filing Fee?

    Can The Court Waive the Federal Bankruptcy Filing Fee?
    Yes.  Debtors can file a motion at the time they file their Bankruptcy Petition and Schedules, to waive the filing fee.  The Court will review the Motion to Waive Filing Fees and respond with their opinion in a timely basis. In a…
  • Sep 19

    Bankruptcy Petition’s In Massachusetts Must Disclose Income

    Bankruptcy Petition’s In Massachusetts Must Disclose Income
    It is axiomatic that any and all information requested by the United States Bankruptcy Court on the Chapter 7 Petition be complete, accurate and up to date.  Folks filing for bankruptcy protection are given a discharge based on that…
Rank this Week: 845

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Oct 23

    Car Accidents: How to Protect Teenager

    Car Accidents: How to Protect Teenager
    According to the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of teenage injuries and deaths in the United States. Sadly, thirty-nine traffic fatalities in the State of Massachusetts in 2012 involved…
  • Oct 3

    What to do if Injured at Work in Massachusett

    What to do if Injured at Work in Massachusett
    Have you or a loved one sustained an injury at work in Massachusetts? If you were injured at your workplace it can be a very confusing time. Workplace injuries can cause the employee to lose a time from work which in many cases can lead to…
  • Sep 8

    Mechanic’s Lien: Protecting the Services You Have Provided

    Mechanic’s Lien: Protecting the Services You Have Provided
    Under Massachusetts law, a contractor, sub-contractor, and/or supplier who has provided services and/or materials for the improvement of materials may secure their right to payment by recording a Mechanic’s Lien. Unfortunately, due to…
Rank this Week: 3738

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/
  • Oct 23

    Snorkeling Accident Near Haulover Inlet

    Snorkeling Accident Near Haulover Inlet
    Just last week, on October 17, a snorkeler was involved in a tragic accident when a speed boat struck him at the Haulover Inlet. According to Officer Jorge Pino of the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, the victim, who has…
  • Oct 20

    Cruise Ticket's Hidden Provisions Can Be Costly

    Cruise Ticket's Hidden Provisions Can Be Costly
    Cruising is wildly popular. Each year, hundreds of thousands of people cruise from the several ports that line the United States coast. Often times, people have a good time on their vacations without incident. However, sometimes, vacations…
  • Oct 19

    Five South Florida Drowning in Three Week

    Five South Florida Drowning in Three Week
    Unfortunately, South Florida's sunny climate is accompanied by a number of natural and man-made bodies of water that claim lives every day. Making matters worse--the victims are normally our most prized and precious possessions--our children.…
Rank this Week: 2125

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

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

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Oct 22

    Updates on Alimony Law

    Updates on Alimony Law
    Hi there, I have a few updates on what is happening in three cases that are testing the limits of the Alimony Reform Act. Much of the press and the writings about the act have been positive. This is partly driven by fathers rights…
  • Oct 6

    Gay Marriage now Legal in Majority of State

    Gay Marriage now Legal in Majority of State
    Hi there, I hope you all are enjoying this gorgeous fall morning. I’ve been sneaking peaks at the SCOTUS law blog to see what was going to happen with all the pending gay marriage appeals. Today is the day the Supreme Court was going to…
  • Sep 25

    How Are You Going to Pay for College?

    How Are You Going to Pay for College?
    Separated or divorced parents face unique challenges regarding the financial impact of preparing for and paying for their children to attend college. Luckily, there are ways to handle the situation without breaking the bank! Next week my firm…
Rank this Week: 1666

Breaking Ground: What's New in…

Breaking Ground: What's New in Real Estate Law

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

http://blog.sherin.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2639

Massachusetts Wills, Trusts, and…

Massachusetts Wills, Trusts, and Estates

Informational advice and musings on Massachusetts wills, trusts and estates. By Danielle G. Van Ess.

http://dgvelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 22

    Astrid Is Doing Remarkably Well!

    Astrid Is Doing Remarkably Well!
    As most of you know by now, DGVE law's Client Liaison and Paralegal, Astrid A. Muhammad, had brain surgery at the end of August to remove a benign but invasive brain tumor.  Within days she was texting me to check on…
  • Oct 19

    October 20-26, 2014 is National…

    October 20-26, 2014 is National Estate Planning Awareness Week Attorney Danielle G. Van Ess of the family-friendly, Hingham, Massachusetts law firm DGVE law, LLC wants to help you “protect your family, yourself, and your…
  • Apr 25

    Listen to Your Mother, Boston

    Listen to Your Mother, Boston
    As a mother of 4 little girls ranging in age from baby to elementary school, Attorney-Mama Danielle G. Van Ess will be the first to tell it like it is:  Motherhood is NOT for the faint of heart.That's why DGVE law®  is…
Rank this Week: 2880

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. by Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Oct 21

    Bucking Problems with the Yamaha Waverunner FZS

    Bucking Problems with the Yamaha Waverunner FZS
    The maritime lawyers were retained by a Palmetto Bay, Florida woman who suffered a severe fracture to her ankle after being ejected from a Yamaha Waverunner FZS. It has been wildly reported that the FZS model Waverunner has problems with…
  • Oct 20

    Cruise Trip and Fall Victim Hires BBR Lawyer

    Cruise Trip and Fall Victim Hires BBR Lawyer
    A Florida man who was injured while vacationing aboard a luxury liner has retained BBR's lawyers to bring a claim against a Miami based cruise line. The Florida passenger tripped over a vacuum cord that a cabin steward negligent slung at…
  • Aug 25

    BBR Retained to Help Injured Ft. Lauderdale Yacht Crew Member

    BBR Retained to Help Injured Ft. Lauderdale Yacht Crew Member
    The Florida Board Certified maritime lawyers of BBR have been retained to represent a crew member who became injured while working aboard a yacht docked in Ft. Lauderdale. In this case, a deck hand suffered serious back injury when ordered…
Rank this Week: 1498