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Attorney Peter Vickery

Attorney Peter Vickery

Covers copyright, trademark, anti-discrimination, and election law.

http://attorneypetervickery.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    What is "just compensation" for a pipeline taking?

    What is "just compensation" for a pipeline taking?
    What rights do landowners have when a pipeline company takes part of their property by eminent domain? As I mentioned on Monte Belmonte's show on the River, although federal law governs the taking itself, state law determines the meaning of…
  • Feb 17

    New Gas Pipeline in Western Massachusetts: Federal Law

    New Gas Pipeline in Western Massachusetts: Federal Law
    According to TV and print media, a new natural-gas pipeline might soon stretch 250 miles across northern Massachusetts, winding its way under a dozen or so towns in Berkshire and Franklin Counties. The extension depends on several factors,…
  • Jul 9

    Affirmative Action after Fisher

    Affirmative Action after Fisher
    A stable society depends on the rule of law, which involves, among other things, legal certainty. This is a simple principle that means people should have a reasonable sense of what is lawful and what is not. It also depends on the general…
Rank this Week: 3545

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

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

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • May 24

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court
    Midland Funding, the giant California-based debt buyer, narrowly escaped judgment in the United States Supreme Court in May 2017, when the nation’s highest justices ruled 5-3 that they couldn’t be sued by a bankrupt debtor for…
  • Mar 30

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase
    The upper debt limits for going in to Chapter 13 bankruptcy increased as of April 1, 2016. Chapter 13 debtors must have less than $1,184,200 in secured loans in order to qualify for relief. They also must have less than $394,725 in unsecured…
  • Feb 26

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K
    Since 2012, homeowners in Massachusetts have had two options for obtaining homestead protection for their residence. First, they can do it “the old way” — by filing a legal declaration of homestead at the county registry of…
Rank this Week: 391

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/
  • Jun 17

    Dooring Injuries in Boston Bike Crashe

    Dooring Injuries in Boston Bike Crashe
    Imagine you are biking home from work, and you live in Brighton.  You are riding down a small street lined with cars on both sides. There is barely enough room for a car to squeeze through.  As you are riding home, you suddenly see…
  • Jun 15

    Using “Dutch Reach” to Prevent Bicycle “Dooring” Accidents in Boston

    Using “Dutch Reach” to Prevent Bicycle “Dooring” Accidents in Boston
    Anyone who has ridden a bicycle down a street on Boston close to a line of parked cars knows how important it is to be on the lookout for a suddenly opened car door.  As you are riding down the street, a car door can open at any time…
  • Jun 12

    Report: Increased Medical Costs Following Bicycle Crashe

    Report: Increased Medical Costs Following Bicycle Crashe
    According to a recent news article from KFGO, over the past two decades, researchers have discovered an increase in the total medical costs associated with treated personal injuries caused in bike crashes. There is no question that a lot more…
Rank this Week: 2234

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/
  • Feb 10

    WORKER DIES IN FREETOWN WORK ACCIDENT

    WORKER DIES IN FREETOWN WORK ACCIDENT
    January 25, 2017: Alphonse Ferent. 51, of Stoughton, Massachusetts, has died from an accident that occurred at the Stop & Shop distribution center in Freetown, Massachusetts. A tractor-trailer pulled away from a loading dock, causing…
  • Feb 10

    WORKER DIES IN FREETOWN WORK ACCIDENT

    WORKER DIES IN FREETOWN WORK ACCIDENT
    January 25, 2017: Alphonse Ferent. 51, of Stoughton, Massachusetts, has died from an accident that occurred at the Stop & Shop distribution center in Freetown, Massachusetts. A tractor-trailer pulled away from a loading dock, causing…
  • Dec 2

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Reverses Dismissal of Court Officer’s Suit for Assault Pay

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Reverses Dismissal of Court Officer’s Suit for Assault Pay
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court has reversed a trial court’s dismissal of a Court Officer’s claim for ‘Assault Pay’. The Court Officer had alleged in his action that he is entitled to ‘Assault Pay’ under a…
Rank this Week: 1018

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 4

    Power Morcellators to Treat Uterine and Ovarian Fibroids/Cysts – Defective Medical Devices – Part Two of Two

    Power Morcellators to Treat Uterine and Ovarian Fibroids/Cysts – Defective Medical Devices – Part Two of Two
    In my previous post on this subject, I discussed how a dedicated Boston anesthesiologist by the name of Amy Reed, a wife and mother of six, died due to uterine cancer spread by a medical device known as a power morcellator.  These new…
  • May 29

    Defective Medical Devices – Power Morcellators, Exhibit A

    Defective Medical Devices – Power Morcellators, Exhibit A
    A leaf from a beautiful tree fell to earth the other day.  It made not much sound as it broke from its branch, nor much noise as it struck the ground.  But if irony were sound instead of feeling, the noise would have been heard for…
  • May 25

    MASSACHUSETTS BIKE ACCIDENTS: WAR BETWEEN BICYCLISTS AND DRIVERS HEATS UP

    MASSACHUSETTS BIKE ACCIDENTS: WAR BETWEEN BICYCLISTS AND DRIVERS HEATS UP
    It isn’t unique to any particular city in this state, but Massachusetts bike-motor vehicle accidents tend to be highest in Boston.  No surprise there, given the population density of the state’s capital and the number of…
Rank this Week: 346

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?

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

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

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

    How Can Massachusetts Consumers Avoid Harassment from Creditor

    How Can Massachusetts Consumers Avoid Harassment from Creditor
    Many of our bankruptcy clients come to us after the credit card companies file a lawsuit, or start to call them daily. Or, their car is repossessed for failure to make payment and all of a sudden they have a huge deficit bill on their hands.…
Rank this Week: 643

Boston Business Litigation Lawyer…

Boston Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers business litigation, employment law, and commercial law. By Parker Scheer LLP.

http://www.bostonbusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Oct 2

    No Lost Profits Damages in Trade Secret Misappropriation Case

    No Lost Profits Damages in Trade Secret Misappropriation Case
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ("SJC") recently analyzed the use of expert testimony regarding "lost profits" damages in a case from Suffolk Superior Court's Business Litigation Session, and provided some guidance relative to the…
  • Sep 25

    Delaware Amends Laws Relating to Corporations, LLCs, LPs, and Partnership

    Delaware Amends Laws Relating to Corporations, LLCs, LPs, and Partnership
    Many Massachusetts residents elect to incorporate their businesses under the often more favorable and flexible business laws of Delaware. Accordingly, it is important to be aware of changes in the applicable Delaware statutes, and to…
  • Aug 25

    SJC Clarifies Statutory Duty to Defend as Between Car Manufacturers and Car Dealer

    SJC Clarifies Statutory Duty to Defend as Between Car Manufacturers and Car Dealer
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) recently interpreted a statute under M.G.L. c. 93B, section 8(a), which requires a car manufacturer, under certain circumstances, to defend a car dealer against a claim "predicated upon the…
Rank this Week: 3541

Boston Car Accident Attorney News

Boston Car Accident Attorney News

Covers injury and accident law. By Michael O. Smith.

https://www.bostoncaraccidentattorneynews.com/
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Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

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

    Recovering Damages in Boston Rear-End Car Accident

    Recovering Damages in Boston Rear-End Car Accident
    There are many different ways motor vehicle collisions can occur.  However, in the vast majority of cases, these are not truly “accidents,” but rather are due to the fault of at least one driver.  When a car accident is…
  • Jun 15

    Multivehicle Fatal Boston Area Car Accident Insurance Issue

    Multivehicle Fatal Boston Area Car Accident Insurance Issue
    When an accident involves more than one vehicle, this can greatly complicate matters.  In some cases, it means there was one victim and more than one at-fault defendant.  While this may mean there is more insurance coverage, and the…
  • Jun 15

    Car Accidents Caused by Driver Fleeing Police

    Car Accidents Caused by Driver Fleeing Police
    Many jurisdictions have what are known as no-chase policies for police.  As the name implies, this means that police are not allowed to pursue a suspect via the high-speed car chase. The reason for this is because high-speed chases can…
Rank this Week: 4639

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Summer Roadway Danger

    Summer Roadway Danger
    Summer is the most popular season for day trips, road trips, and trips to the lake or beach. Although the more obvious hazards of winter, such as snow and ice, have vanished for the foreseeable future, summer driving carries its own set of…
  • Jun 13

    Memorial Day Weekend Starts the 100 Deadliest Days of the Year for Teen Driver

    Memorial Day Weekend Starts the 100 Deadliest Days of the Year for Teen Driver
    The start of summer can be an exciting time for everyone: warmer weather, the end of the school year, vacations, etc. But it also signals the beginning of a more disheartening season. According to research conducted by AAA, the 100 days after…
  • May 30

    Look for Delayed Symptoms Following a Car Accident

    Look for Delayed Symptoms Following a Car Accident
    More than two million people are injured or become disabled in car accidents annually in the United States. In many of these accidents, injuries are immediately apparent. But in tens of thousands of annual car accidents, victims don’t…
Rank this Week: 4335

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/
  • Jun 18

    Massachusetts Suicide Texting Case: Reasoned and Justified – Part Two of Two

    Massachusetts Suicide Texting Case: Reasoned and Justified – Part Two of Two
    Predictably, the Michelle Carter verdict, my legal analysis of which I posted previously, has dominated both public discourse as well as legal debate over the last couple of days.  And with equal predictability, this debate has broken…
  • Jun 17

    TEXTING SUICIDE GUILTY VERDICT: A MAJOR SHIFT IN HOMICIDE LAW

    TEXTING SUICIDE GUILTY VERDICT: A MAJOR SHIFT IN HOMICIDE LAW
    The long and painful saga of the trial of Michelle Carter, charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in the 2014 suicide death of her 18 year-old “boyfriend” Carter Roy III, is not completely finished.  Not on a legal level,…
  • May 22

    Young Boy Calls Cops on His Drug Dealing Father. Admonish or Encourage?

    Young Boy Calls Cops on His Drug Dealing Father. Admonish or Encourage?
    Just a couple of days ago, a man was arrested and charged with serious felony counts on Massachusetts drug charges, in Lawrence District Court.  Except this case is rather unique.  You see, this defendant didn’t end up in…
Rank this Week: 732

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law and defense in Massachusetts. By the Law Office of Robert J. Wheeler, Jr.

http://www.bostoncriminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Jun 3

    Supreme Court rules on forced DNA swabbing as part of booking procedure

    Supreme Court rules on forced DNA swabbing as part of booking procedure
    The Supreme Court held today that taking and analyzing an arrestee's cheek swab for DNA is like fingerprinting and photographing and is a legitimate booking procedure, reasonable under the Fourth Amendment. In Maryland v. King, the facts…
  • May 9

    Massachusetts drug distribution and probable cause to search a home

    Massachusetts drug distribution and probable cause to search a home
    Here in Massachusetts, probable cause to believe that drugs will be found in one's home cannot be established by the simple fact that a known drug dealer lives in the home. There is a large body of law dealing with questions of whether there…
  • May 3

    Developments in Massachusetts marijuana crimes defense

    Developments in Massachusetts marijuana crimes defense
    Last month, the highest court in our Commonwealth issued opinions that will favorably affect persons accused of Massachusetts marijuana crimes. In Commonwealth v. Jackson, the court decided that socially sharing small amounts of marijuana…
Rank this Week: 3726

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/
  • Jun 16

    Self-Defense in a Massachusetts Assault Case

    Self-Defense in a Massachusetts Assault Case
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, the defendant was convicted of assault and battery on a girlfriend. He appealed on the grounds that the conviction was a result of speculation and conjecture and that there were no findings to support…
  • Jun 16

    Charges for Possessing Counterfeit Money in Massachusett

    Charges for Possessing Counterfeit Money in Massachusett
    A recent Massachusetts appellate case arose when a cop stopped to get coffee during his patrol hours. While in line, there was a commotion in which the defendant argued with the cashier. The cop didn’t hear the discussion but saw the…
  • Jun 16

    Carrying a Firearm Without a License in Massachusett

    Carrying a Firearm Without a License in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate decision, the defendant was convicted of carrying a loaded firearm without a license and carrying a firearm without a license. The case arose when an officer was patrolling in Boston and saw a car…
Rank this Week: 3004

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/
  • May 18

    Pruning Back Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Legislation Already

    Pruning Back Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Legislation Already
    Massachusetts Marijuana Laws Marijuana has been legalized in Massachusetts for just a few months and legislators are already trying to prune back some of the provisions concerning the cultivation of marijuana, among other changes that could…
  • May 9

    An Out of State DUI Can Affect You Back Home in Massachusett

    An Out of State DUI Can Affect You Back Home in Massachusett
    Charged With DUI Out of State? Don’t Ignore It. Many Massachusetts residents are faced with the problem of being arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol while outside the state of Massachusetts.…
  • Apr 29

    Drug Dealers Charged with Manslaughter for Overdose

    Drug Dealers Charged with Manslaughter for Overdose
    Drug Dealers Getting Charged for Overdose Deaths In recent years it has become popular for illegal drug dealers to mix highly potent drugs such as the heroin with a substance known as fentanyl in order to generate a more profound high for…
Rank this Week: 456

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyers…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyers Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug, OUI and firearm offenses. By Parker Scheer LLP.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Appeals Court Affirms Suppression of Firearm Seized During Warrantless Search of Vehicle

    Appeals Court Affirms Suppression of Firearm Seized During Warrantless Search of Vehicle
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently upheld a superior court ruling allowing a motion to suppress a firearm seized after a warrantless search of a backpack following an investigatory stop of a motor vehicle. In Commonwealth v.…
  • Aug 20

    SJC Reverses Conviction Based on Improper DNA Evidence Testimony

    SJC Reverses Conviction Based on Improper DNA Evidence Testimony
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) recently reversed a defendant's conviction and remanded the case for a new trial due to the improper admission of expert testimony regarding DNA evidence. The SJC concluded that an opinion…
  • Aug 18

    Violation of Right to Public Trial Earns Defendant New Trial

    Violation of Right to Public Trial Earns Defendant New Trial
    In a recent decision, the Massachusetts Appeals Court affirmed a superior court judge's decision that the closure of the courtroom for the general questioning of the venire violated a criminal defendant's Sixth Amendment right to a public…
Rank this Week: 3294

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/
  • Jun 27

    Can I Refuse a Breathalyzer Test in MA?

    Can I Refuse a Breathalyzer Test in MA?
    Yes. But that doesn’t mean you want to refuse. On the other hand, it also doesn’t mean you should submit to the test. This conflicting advice may leave you feeling a bit confused, but with good reason; there’s no…
  • Jun 22

    THE RETURN OF THE LONGTIME BOSTON CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER AND THE STORY OF TEXTING AND SUICIDE (1 of 2)

    THE RETURN OF THE LONGTIME BOSTON CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER AND THE STORY OF TEXTING AND SUICIDE (1 of 2)
    Hello, folks! You may remember be. This is Sam Goldberg (AKA “Attorney Sam”). I used to be your friendly blogger on this site on a daily basis. When last we spoke, I told you that I would be back and also doing more regular blogs…
  • Jun 20

    Police Want to Question Me – What Do I Do?

    Police Want to Question Me – What Do I Do?
    During a criminal investigation, police may ask you questions whether you’re under arrest or not. But you don’t have to answer. Well, at least not most questions, and not initially. You must provide basic identifying information,…
Rank this Week: 1313

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/
Rank this Week: 210

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/
  • Jun 23

    Dram Shop Cases in Boston

    Dram Shop Cases in Boston
    Massachusetts law provides in General Laws Chapter 138, Section 69 that “No alcoholic beverage shall be sold or delivered on any premises licensed under this chapter to any intoxicated person.” This means that it violation of the…
  • Jun 15

    Anti-Drunk Driving Ignition Interlocks and Prevention of Boston Drunk Driving Accident

    Anti-Drunk Driving Ignition Interlocks and Prevention of Boston Drunk Driving Accident
    There are many ways authorities try to curb drunk driving and the many related Boston drunk driving accidents. Police, government agencies, and organizations like Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) use public awareness campaigns that…
  • Jun 14

    DUI “Sleeper” Cases in Boston

    DUI “Sleeper” Cases in Boston
    In some cases, a person realizes they are too drunk to safety drive home, but they have no place else to go.  In some cases, the intoxicated person will try to “sleep it off” in their car. In other cases, a person will try to…
Rank this Week: 3003

Boston DUI Lawyers Blog

Boston DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Criminal Law, DUI and OUI news. Published By Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostonduilawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 9

    Wayland High School Football Coach Charged with Drunk Driving

    Wayland High School Football Coach Charged with Drunk Driving
    An assistant football coach at Wayland High School was arrested last weekend on Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges following his teams victory that evening. The Wayland coach was charged with Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol at his…
  • Nov 6

    Worcester Man Charged with Drunk Driving and Child Endangerment

    Worcester Man Charged with Drunk Driving and Child Endangerment
    A Worcester man was recently arrested on several Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges following his involvement in a three-car crash. The man, who was driving his minivan with his two daughters (6 and 8 years old) on the Massachusetts…
  • Oct 28

    Boston Police Officer Indicted for OUI / DUI Causing Serious Injury

    Boston Police Officer Indicted for OUI / DUI Causing Serious Injury
    Boston Police Officer Richard Jeanetti, 36, has been indicted by a Suffolk County Grand Jury on Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges from the May 24 Hyde Park crash that resulted in serious injury to a woman. The Boston officer has been…
Rank this Week: 3429

Boston Employment Attorney Blog

Boston Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment law. By Conforto Law Group.

http://www.bostonemploymentattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Massachusetts Sexual Harassment Verdict Upheld in Gyulakian v. Lexus of Watertown

    Massachusetts Sexual Harassment Verdict Upheld in Gyulakian v. Lexus of Watertown
    Sexual harassment claims often involve salacious allegations that can form the basis of a punitive damages award, the purpose of which is not to compensate the victim but to punish the wrongdoer and thus deter similar misconduct in the…
  • Sep 24

    Massachusetts Sexual Harassment Verdict Upheld in Gyulakian v. Lexus of Watertown

    Massachusetts Sexual Harassment Verdict Upheld in Gyulakian v. Lexus of Watertown
    Sexual harassment claims often involve salacious allegations that can form the basis of a punitive damages award, the purpose of which is not to compensate the victim but to punish the wrongdoer and thus deter similar misconduct in the…
  • Aug 3

    Equal Pay Bill Becomes Law: Massachusetts Attempts to Close the Gender Pay Gap

    Equal Pay Bill Becomes Law: Massachusetts Attempts to Close the Gender Pay Gap
    Unequal pay between men and women is well-documented. From sports to the entertainment industry to medicine, the pay gap spans numerous professions. Studies also reveal that pay in traditionally male-dominated occupations can become depressed…
Rank this Week: 2024

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Altman & Altman.

https://www.bostonemploymentlawyerblog.net/
  • Jun 21

    Uber Ceo Travis Kalanick Resigns After Whistleblower Alleges Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination

    Uber Ceo Travis Kalanick Resigns After Whistleblower Alleges Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination
    Blogger Susan Fowler recently published an account of her time working at the world’s most successful startup, Uber. It wasn’t positive. The tech giant has been battling accusations of sexual harassment and other damaging reports…
  • Jun 15

    I’ve Been Fired but My Employer Owes Me My Commission Payments – What Are My Rights?

    I’ve Been Fired but My Employer Owes Me My Commission Payments – What Are My Rights?
    If you were terminated from your job but you are owed commission payments, what are your rights? And what are the employer’s rights? There are specific requirements for receiving your last paycheck following termination, but are…
  • Jun 8

    The Alleged Toxic Atmosphere of the Uber Workplace

    The Alleged Toxic Atmosphere of the Uber Workplace
    In a particularly challenging year for Uber, the company behind the driver-for-hire app has terminated over 20 employees in an effort to deal with accusations of sexual harassment and other issues. On Tuesday, Uber made an internal…
Rank this Week: 2064

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

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

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

    At the Intersection of the NFL Draft, ERISA, Divorce, Venue and Spousal Benefit

    At the Intersection of the NFL Draft, ERISA, Divorce, Venue and Spousal Benefit
    Is there a more hyped sporting event with less substance than the NFL Draft? Does everyone on the internet drive traffic to their sites by linking to the draft if at all possible? Well, of course the answer to both questions is yes, and so I…
  • Apr 4

    Uber, Behavioral Economics, Choice Architecture and Trial Work

    Uber, Behavioral Economics, Choice Architecture and Trial Work
    There is a lot of discussion on whether lawyers should be required to have at least a certain degree of competency with technology as a core skill set, on a par with, for instance, the rules of evidence. Personally, I am not convinced of the…
  • Mar 29

    Notes (and a Prediction) on the Supreme Court Argument on Church Plan

    Notes (and a Prediction) on the Supreme Court Argument on Church Plan
    I have used this anecdote before, so you can jump ahead if you have either read something where I have written it before or heard a talk of mine where I have said it, but if you haven’t, I have always thought it is a good lead in to any…
Rank this Week: 2519

Boston Head Injury Blog

Boston Head Injury Blog

By the Law Office of David Dwork.

http://www.bostonheadinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • May 30

    The Curious ( and Striking ) Case of Phineas Gage

    The Curious ( and Striking ) Case of Phineas Gage
    Traumatic brain injuries are older than the story of David and Goliath, but few people have heard of Phineas Gage. He remains the most famous patient in neuroscience and I’m sure you will find his case as remarkable as I ……
  • Aug 23

    WWE TBI Class Action Lawsuit

    WWE TBI Class Action Lawsuit
    Brain injuries can cause victims to endure a lifetime of neurological disorders. Recently, the WWE was granted approval for a Motion for Reconsideration by the US District Court of the Court of Connecticut. This countersuit pertains to a…
  • Jun 7

    Boston Brain Injury Law Video

    Boston Brain Injury Law Video
    Please review my new video in which we provide an overview of our Brain Injury TBI law practice in Boston, Massachusetts. I have over 30 years of experience as an attorney helping survivors of brain injury & their families get ……
Rank this Week: 2355

Boston Immigration and Nationality…

Boston Immigration and Nationality Blog

Covers immigration law topics in English and Portuguese. By Joshua Paulin.

http://bostonimmigrationblog.com
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Boston Injury Attorney Blog

Boston Injury Attorney Blog

Comments on injury law. By Heinlein Beeler Mingace & Heineman, P.C.

http://www.bostoninjuryattorney-blog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Construction Site Accidents and Building Collapse

    Construction Site Accidents and Building Collapse
    Construction site accidents are a leading cause of serious — and often fatal — injuries to workers. In 2013, according to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration [OSHA], 4,585 workers were killed on the job. This…
  • Sep 1

    Construction Site Accidents and Building Collapse

    Construction Site Accidents and Building Collapse
    Construction site accidents are a leading cause of serious — and often fatal — injuries to workers. In 2013, according to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration [OSHA], 4,585 workers were killed on the job. This…
  • Sep 1

    Construction Site Accidents and Building Collapse

    Construction Site Accidents and Building Collapse
    Construction site accidents are a leading cause of serious — and often fatal — injuries to workers. In 2013, according to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration [OSHA], 4,585 workers were killed on the job. This…
Rank this Week: 2287

Boston Injury Attorney Blog

Boston Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Nov 6

    Boston Orange Line Overheats, Leading to Smoke Inhalation Injurie

    Boston Orange Line Overheats, Leading to Smoke Inhalation Injurie
    Last week, on October 26, 2016, around 4:40 P.M., the northbound Orange Line train, while stopped at Back Bay Station in Boston, Massachusetts, began to spew smoke. The train had overheated right before rush hour, and Massachusetts Bay…
  • Nov 6

    Boston Orange Line Overheats, Leading to Smoke Inhalation Injurie

    Boston Orange Line Overheats, Leading to Smoke Inhalation Injurie
    Last week, on October 26, 2016, around 4:40 P.M., the northbound Orange Line train, while stopped at Back Bay Station in Boston, Massachusetts, began to spew smoke. The train had overheated right before rush hour, and Massachusetts Bay…
  • Oct 27

    Massachusetts Wrong-Way Crash Kills Five People

    Massachusetts Wrong-Way Crash Kills Five People
    Tragedy struck earlier this week, when a Massachusetts’ woman drove the wrong way on Interstate 495 in Middleborough, killing four college students. The four students who were killed were later identified by Massachusetts’ state…
Rank this Week: 2060

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 27

    Liability for Accidents and Injuries on the Water

    Liability for Accidents and Injuries on the Water
    In Boston and throughout Massachusetts, commercial and recreational boating is a way of life. Not surprisingly, boating accidents are too. Lawsuits involving injuries suffered in boating accidents, often referred to as “admiralty”…
  • Jan 26

    Airplane and Aviation Accidents – What Claims Can Be Made?

    Airplane and Aviation Accidents – What Claims Can Be Made?
    By their very nature, airplane and aviation industry accidents give rise to some of the most shocking, painful and devastating tragedies imaginable. Aviation accidents are thankfully rare, but they do occur with large, commercial airlines as…
  • Jan 24

    An Overview of Railroad Liability in Massachusett

    An Overview of Railroad Liability in Massachusett
    Since SUGARMAN’s beginnings over 50 years ago in Boston, our personal injury lawyers have regularly represented people injured or killed in railroad accidents throughout Massachusetts.  Unfortunately, these accidents occur with…
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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/
  • Jun 27

    Equine Injuries – Who’s at Fault?

    Equine Injuries – Who’s at Fault?
    Riding horses can be an enjoyable and healthy – albeit expensive – hobby. Although less dangerous than many other sports, horse riding is not without risks. Jenna Tatoulian knows this all too well. In 2014, the experienced…
  • Jun 26

    Motorcycle Accident Myth

    Motorcycle Accident Myth
    When it comes to motorcycle accidents, myths and misconceptions abound. Those who ride motorcycles are often perceived as unlawful rule breakers with no respect for other motorists. Of course, these stereotypes are rarely accurate.…
  • Jun 23

    The Dangers of Tractor-Trailer Blindspot

    The Dangers of Tractor-Trailer Blindspot
    Most people know that cars and passenger trucks have blindspots, so it’s no surprise that tractor-trailers do as well. However, large trucks have more blindspots than their passenger vehicle counterparts…and they’re much…
Rank this Week: 157

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.boston-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
Rank this Week: 154

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • May 26

    Massachusetts Needs a Working Educational Discrimination Law

    Massachusetts Needs a Working Educational Discrimination Law
    Massachusetts is often lauded as one of the most progressive states in the country, and our state civil rights laws routinely provide broader protections than their federal counterparts. So it may come as a surprise that Massachusetts does…
  • May 12

    What Kind of Notice Should Universities Give Students Facing Title IX Charges?

    What Kind of Notice Should Universities Give Students Facing Title IX Charges?
    In the world of disciplinary hearings under Title IX, the process for students accused of sexual harassment or sexual assault on campus often begins this way: an accused student (the “respondent” in campus disciplinary parlance)…
  • Apr 27

    SJC Opens Up Pretrial Diversion to Veterans, Even for Drunk Driving Case

    SJC Opens Up Pretrial Diversion to Veterans, Even for Drunk Driving Case
    For over 40 years, Massachusetts has had an avenue of pretrial diversion in criminal cases, which allows young individuals accused of less-serious crimes to avoid a criminal record. Specifically, defendants under age 22 with no prior…
Rank this Week: 1944

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/
  • May 24

    ATLANTA-BASED PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM SUES LEGAL COUNSEL, ALSTON & BIRD LLP.

    ATLANTA-BASED PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM SUES LEGAL COUNSEL, ALSTON & BIRD LLP.
    MSouth Equity Partners, an Atlanta-based private equity investment firm, has sued the legal firm, Alston & Bird LLP (“A&B”), in Fulton County Superior Court in Atlanta, GA, seeking to reclaim more than $7.6 million paid in…
  • May 24

    ATLANTA-BASED PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM SUES LEGAL COUNSEL, ALSTON & BIRD LLP.

    ATLANTA-BASED PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM SUES LEGAL COUNSEL, ALSTON & BIRD LLP.
    MSouth Equity Partners, an Atlanta-based private equity investment firm, has sued the legal firm, Alston & Bird LLP (“A&B”), in Fulton County Superior Court in Atlanta, GA, seeking to reclaim more than $7.6 million paid in…
  • Mar 3

    LEGAL MALPRACTICE SETTLEMENT IMPENDING IN PORTSMOUTH NEW HAMPSHIRE INHERITANCE CASE

    LEGAL MALPRACTICE SETTLEMENT IMPENDING IN PORTSMOUTH NEW HAMPSHIRE INHERITANCE CASE
    Judicial Referee and retired Judge, Gary Cassavechia, has imposed a March 21, 2017 deadline for the beneficiaries of the late Geraldine Webber to reach a settlement in a legal malpractice suit with Webber’s former attorney, Gary…
Rank this Week: 2968

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/
  • Jun 19

    Boston Medical Malpractice Claims Against OB/GYNs Must Be Filed Within Statute of Limitation

    Boston Medical Malpractice Claims Against OB/GYNs Must Be Filed Within Statute of Limitation
    One of the more complex types of Boston personal injury litigation is medical malpractice.  It occurs any time we go to the doctor as a serious illness could be misdiagnosed leading to serious personal injury or even death. …
  • Jun 5

    Three Injured Following Ferris Wheel Accident

    Three Injured Following Ferris Wheel Accident
    One popular activity in the summer months is going to local fairs and carnivals. While there are regular amusement parks in Massachusetts that have permanent attractions, there are also various fairs where the attractions are brought in on…
  • Jun 1

    Water Park Liability Considered After Child Injury on Water Slide

    Water Park Liability Considered After Child Injury on Water Slide
    It’s summertime, and water slides are a popular activity for adults and children alike. They offer a thrill, but they aren’t always safe. When a child injury occurs on a water slide, our attorneys will examine whether a dangerous…
Rank this Week: 479

Boston Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts products liability, medical malpractice and dram shop liability news. By Alan H. Crede.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
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Boston Personal Injury Lawyers…

Boston Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Massachusetts personal injury law on animal attacks, car accidents, premises liability and slip and fall accidents. By Parker Scheer LLP.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Nursing Homes Offering Dementia Care Subject to New Regulation

    Nursing Homes Offering Dementia Care Subject to New Regulation
    As of February 28, 2014, the Department of Public Health (DPH) implemented new amended regulations involving the requirements for the care of residents with dementia. The new regulations, which are summarized in DPH Circular Letter: DHCQ -…
  • Aug 22

    OSHA Penalizes Contractor for Serious Risk of Worker Electrocution at Massachusetts Construction Site

    OSHA Penalizes Contractor for Serious Risk of Worker Electrocution at Massachusetts Construction Site
    According to a recent press release, a local contractor faces fines from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) arising from OSHA's discovery of electrocution hazards that pose serious safety risks to workers at the…
  • Aug 19

    New Massachusetts Law May Mean Better Patient Care, Fewer Medical Errors in Hospital

    New Massachusetts Law May Mean Better Patient Care, Fewer Medical Errors in Hospital
    Governor Deval Patrick recently signed into law a new measure that requires Massachusetts hospitals to limit the number of patients that registered nurses working in intensive care units (ICUs) will be required to oversee at once. Under the…
Rank this Week: 3297

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.bostonsexualabuselawyer.com/
  • May 1

    Ex-fire chief accused of abuse

    Ex-fire chief accused of abuse
    The Associated Press reports that a former Kingston fire chief who abruptly retired in February shortly after receiving a new contract now faces a sexual assault charge. Robert Heath has been charged with indecent assault and battery on…
  • May 1

    Mass. Man Charged with Sexually Abusing 3-year-old

    Mass. Man Charged with Sexually Abusing 3-year-old
    A Massachusetts man has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing a 3-year-old New York girl after sending photos of the abuse to an undercover investigator with the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office in Arkansas. According to…
  • Feb 11

    No Bail for Paquin

    No Bail for Paquin
    The Eagle Tribune reports that defrocked and formerly jailed ex-priest Ronald Paquin, who was assigned to parishes in Haverhill and Methuen, will be held without bail on a fugitive from justice charge until late next week. Paquin, 74, was…
Rank this Week: 151

Boston Workers Compensation…

Boston Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

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

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationattorney-blog.com/
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Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2651

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: 3810

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/
  • Aug 28

    Sharing Can Be Hard: The Risks of Distributed Work Space

    Sharing Can Be Hard: The Risks of Distributed Work Space
    Written by: John J. Slater III When mother encouraged you to be nice and share with others she likely did not have office space in mind.  Otherwise, mother would have warned you that office space may only be shared with others if the…
  • Apr 6

    Show Me the Money! Negotiating Tenant Allowance

    Show Me the Money! Negotiating Tenant Allowance
    Written by: Jane Errico Tenant Allowances are cash contributions made by a landlord to a tenant to prepare the premises for business. Landlords offer these funds to draw tenants to their developments and subsequently recoup their investment…
  • Mar 30

    Rooftop Leasing – Landlords, Look Before You Leap!

    Rooftop Leasing – Landlords, Look Before You Leap!
    Written by: Paula G. Curry and Ronald W. Ruth This month’s edition of Shopping Centers Today, the magazine of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Inc., features an article with the teaser “Higher Income…
Rank this Week: 3506

Brockton Injury Lawyer Blog

Brockton Injury Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.brocktoninjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2080

Cambridge Personal Injury Law Blog

Cambridge Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers Massachusetts car accident and other personal injury cases. By Bellotti Law Group, P.C.

http://www.bellottilaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 11

    HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS TO HELP AVOID SCARES FOR CHILDREN & THEIR FAMILIES

    HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS TO HELP AVOID SCARES FOR CHILDREN & THEIR FAMILIES
    Normal 0 0 1 375 2143 a 17 4 2631 10.260 0 0 0   In a few short weeks, thousands of Masscahusetts children and their families will be enjoying Halloween festivities. While dressing up in costumes, trick-or-treating, and...
  • Aug 14

    Massachusetts Workers at Risk for Electrocution Injurie

    Massachusetts Workers at Risk for Electrocution Injurie
    A recent Boston Globe article detailing injuries sustained by a Quincy, Massachusetts worker who had fallen after he was electrocuted and slipped should serve as a reminder to workers, job site inspectors, supervisors, and all, that workplace…
  • Aug 5

    As Warm Summer Weather Continues, NHTSA Warns About Tire Failure

    As Warm Summer Weather Continues, NHTSA Warns About Tire Failure
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently reported that around 11,000 car accidents annually are caused by tire failures.  There are a number of ways a tire can fail and cause an accident, including…
Rank this Week: 4949

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: 2201

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: 2745

Charnas Law Firm Blog

Charnas Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://charnaslawfirm.com/blog
  • Apr 15

    Legal Action? The dangers of Zofran

    Legal Action? The dangers of Zofran
    Zofran is a brand name prescription drug that, through a tablet or injection, alleviates nausea and vomiting. It is known generically as ondansetron and works by blocking the chemicals produced in the body that cause those symptoms.…
  • Jun 10

    Trenching: A Dangerous Construction Job

    Trenching: A Dangerous Construction Job
    Trenching: Summary Trenching is one of the most dangerous aspects of construction work. It is used to excavate ground for electrical wiring, plumbing and for other reasons results in construction site accidents that claim on average two lives…
  • Jun 1

    Bike sharing, a safety problem

    Bike sharing, a safety problem
    Green does not always mean “GO”! At least not without a helmet.   * Readers of this article should be aware that helmet laws vary from state to state
Rank this Week: 1907

Consider the Risks

Consider the Risks

Covers insurance law issues. By Prince Lobel Glovsky & Tye.

http://www.princelobelinsuranceblog.com
  • Feb 13

    Moving Risk Management to the Nano-scale (Literally and Figuratively)

    Moving Risk Management to the Nano-scale (Literally and Figuratively)
    One problem with the implementation of risk management (the identification, reduction, and allocation of negative contingencies) as a process is size. Let’s face it, broad-based risk management takes a back seat in small organizations…
  • Nov 3

    ST.O.L.I. on the Rocks With a Twist

    ST.O.L.I. on the Rocks With a Twist
    A few months ago, we wrote about the concept of insurable interest and the potential challenges that life insurers face when seeking to avoid stranger-originated life insurance (STOLI) transactions. In particular, New York’s highest court…
  • Oct 12

    The CGL Intellectual Property Exclusion Gets a Workout and Beats a Right of Publicity Claim Without Breaking a Sweat

    The CGL Intellectual Property Exclusion Gets a Workout and Beats a Right of Publicity Claim Without Breaking a Sweat
    In a recent decision, (Aroa Marketing, Inc. v. Hartford Ins. Co. of Midwest, 198 Cal. App. 4th 781 (2011)), the California Court of Appeals upheld a trial court dismissal (without leave to amend) of an insured’s suit for breach of the…
Rank this Week: 5033