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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 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…
  • Sep 24

    Dedham Woman Dies in Pedestrian Accident

    Dedham Woman Dies in Pedestrian Accident
    September 24, 2014 – Anne McIntyre, 70, of Dedham, Massachusetts, has died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle.  The accident occurred Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. on High Street in Dedham.…
  • Sep 24

    Fitchburg Bank Settles for $3.5 Million to Resolve TelexFree Allegation

    Fitchburg Bank Settles for $3.5 Million to Resolve TelexFree Allegation
    September 24, 2014 – Fidelity Bank in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, has agreed to pay  $3.5 million dollars to the Massachusetts Secretary of State’s Office to settle claims that it allegedly allowed TelexFree Inc. to open bank…
Rank this Week: 122

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 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.…
  • Oct 29

    MIT Survey Reveals Prevalence of Sexual Assault on Campuse

    MIT Survey Reveals Prevalence of Sexual Assault on Campuse
    MIT has attempted to put a precise estimate on the prevalence of sexual violence on its campus in a comprehensive survey taken anonymously by its students. According to results, which were published on Monday, about one in six female…
Rank this Week: 162

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: 185

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/
  • Oct 10

    Retesting of DNA Warrants New Trial from Massachusetts Murder Conviction

    Retesting of DNA Warrants New Trial from Massachusetts Murder Conviction
    A defendant's motion for new trial from his conviction in a 1986 murder was upheld by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court as a result of re-testing of critical forensic evidence. In the case of Commonwealth v. Sullivan, the SJC affirmed…
  • Oct 1

    Odor of Unburnt Marijuana Does Not Provide Police Probable Cause to Search Car

    Odor of Unburnt Marijuana Does Not Provide Police Probable Cause to Search Car
    In the case of Commonwealth v. Overmyer, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court considered whether the smell of 'unburnt marijuana' provides police officers with probable cause to believe there is more than (the legal) one ounce to justify…
  • Aug 23

    New Massachusetts Domestic Violence Act

    New Massachusetts Domestic Violence Act
    Earlier this month, Massachusetts enacted the "Act Relative to Domestic Violence". Though arguably the intent of the act is in good faith, it has very profound and serious implications on those defendants charged with a domestic violence…
Rank this Week: 284

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

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

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • Sep 25

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard
    The latest wrinkle in auto finance has a nasty edge to it, as lenders are pouncing on new technology that allows them to remotely shut off a borrower’s vehicle if they are only a few days late on a payment. Writing for the New York…
  • Sep 16

    Debt collectors know when to pounce on you — how one does it

    Debt collectors know when to pounce on you — how one does it
    One of the nation’s largest debt collectors,Portfolio Recovery Associates, has been in the news lately, and this article exposes a hard truth about the collections system: Debt collectors know when your finances improve. Because debt…
  • Aug 26

    Getting a mortgage after bankruptcy just got a little easier

    Getting a mortgage after bankruptcy just got a little easier
    Here’s a little bit of good news for people who have filed for bankruptcy, but are wishing they could buy a property again. As of July 29, 2014, Fannie Mae has relaxed its rules for qualifying for a mortgage with a bankruptcy on your…
Rank this Week: 294

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: 801

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: 744

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Oct 30

    Staying Current with Twitter

    Staying Current with Twitter
    Among the many ways to stay current with news and information, those available to BU Law students include: searching and receiving legal news updates from such premium sources as Bloomberg/BNA and Law 360; reading legal blogs, which you can…
  • Oct 29

    Organization of the Securities Law

    Organization of the Securities Law
    Here’s a mini presentation on the organization of the federal securities laws. Securities Research Presentation (Donweber)
  • Oct 27

    Writing a Paper? Want to Impress your Professor? Make an Appointment with a Research Librarian.

    Writing a Paper? Want to Impress your Professor? Make an Appointment with a Research Librarian.
    Are you Googling and finding articles at sites that ask you to pay?  Chances are the library has a subscription to that journal.  Do you know the best books on your topic?  We can help you write a better paper by…
Rank this Week: 580

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: 416

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: 834

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: 764

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: 716

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: 831

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: 565

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: 652

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.bostonsexualabuselawyer.com/
  • Oct 18

    Website Sued Over Teen Sex "Slaves"

    Website Sued Over Teen Sex "Slaves"
    Good article by the Boston Herald concerning efforts being made to stop the controversial website backpage.com from publishing advertisements that have connections to the underground teenage sex trade.
  • Oct 16

    Convicted Mass. Sex Offender in Trouble in Conn.

    Convicted Mass. Sex Offender in Trouble in Conn.
    A 23-year-old Hartford CT man was sentenced to 22 years in prison and eight years of special parole after pleading guilty as part of a plea agreement to first-degree sexual assault, two counts of first-degree robbery and attempted…
  • Oct 15

    Harvard Law Professors Condemn New Sex Policy

    Harvard Law Professors Condemn New Sex Policy
    A group of Harvard professors has condemned the University's new policies on sexual assault, saying it violates the rights of the accused. You can read about it here.
Rank this Week: 709

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    SHOPLIFITNG CHARGE AVOIDED

    SHOPLIFITNG CHARGE AVOIDED
    On August 27, 2014, EG, a 58 year old married mother of two children went into the Whole Foods Market in Andover. She filled her shopping cart with about $150.00 worth of food; unfortunately she filled her pocketbook with about $130.00 worth…
  • Sep 16

    DOMESTIC (FATHER/SON) ASSAULT & BATTERY DISMISSED

    DOMESTIC (FATHER/SON) ASSAULT & BATTERY DISMISSED
    On July 19, 2014 SI, a 46 year old letter carrier from Malden, asked his 16 year old son to get ready for bed. SI and his son got into an argument. The son told SI to go f__k himself. The son alleged that SI then struck the son across the…
  • Sep 16

    CRIMINAL HARASSMENT CHARGE DISMISSED

    CRIMINAL HARASSMENT CHARGE DISMISSED
    For 25 years RJ had a secret love for CL, a woman RJ had worked with for 4 years from 1989 to 1993. RJ was very very shy and never asked CL out on a date and never told her of his affections for her. For 25 years RJ "kept tabs" on CL, knowing…
Rank this Week: 540

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: 675

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

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

    Why Waiting Until the Last Minute to Hire a Criminal Lawyer is Not a Good Idea

    Why Waiting Until the Last Minute to Hire a Criminal Lawyer is Not a Good Idea
    Not unlike most Sundays I woke up yesterday to several find messages on my cell phone from perspective clients who are in need of criminal legal representation in court today. Someone needed a lawyer for a domestic assault and battery case…
  • Jul 24

    How Good Lawyers Manage Client Expectations in Criminal Case

    How Good Lawyers Manage Client Expectations in Criminal Case
    At least once a week a potential client will come into my office to discuss a pending case and conclude the conversation by asking me what guarantees I can give him. My answer is the same each time. There are no guarantees in this business.…
  • Jul 22

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?
    Motions in limine are requests brought by the parties and decided by a judge that determine what evidence might be admitted or excluded at trial. These motions are usually filed prior to trial or on the day of trial however they can be…
Rank this Week: 343

The Divorce Collaborative

The Divorce Collaborative

Covers Massachusetts family law, divorce mediation and collaborative divorce. By Stephen F. McDonough.

http://www.divorcecollaborative.com
  • Jan 10

    The Initial Telephone Call to The Divorce Collaborative LLC

    The Initial Telephone Call to The Divorce Collaborative LLC
    I often remind our TDC team how difficult it can be for clients to make that first telephone call to our office.  The decision to speak with a Massachusetts divorce lawyer or divorce mediator is generally not made lightly.  We are…
  • Oct 27

    Massachusetts Mandatory Parent Education Program For Divorcing Parents With Minor Children

    Massachusetts Mandatory Parent Education Program For Divorcing Parents With Minor Children
    By Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer and Divorce Mediator Colleen E. Cunnally, Esq.  Divorcing couples are usually most concerned about their children.  How will my children adjust to the change in our family structure?  How will I…
  • Jun 26

    Massachusetts Family Law Attorney Attends AFCC Conference in LA

    Massachusetts Family Law Attorney Attends AFCC Conference in LA
      I recently attended a family law conference hosted by the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) in Los Angeles, CA.  As a practicing Massachusetts divorce attorney and divorce mediator, I think it is important to…
Rank this Week: 713

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: 351

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: 3889

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: 2053

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: 4113

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: 3619

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: 4746

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: 3242

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/
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts injury law. By The Law Offices of John C. Manoog III.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.com/
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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/
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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
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Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • 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.
  • Oct 8

    Distracted Driving Lessons in Massachusett

    Distracted Driving Lessons in Massachusett
    With students back to school, we all need to think about driving safety. We share a few videos and materials about distracted driving.
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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…
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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 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…
  • Oct 19

    Proposed Changes to the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Program

    Proposed Changes to the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Program
    In recent months there have been an increasing number of news articles that warn us that the funding for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits administered by the United States Social Security Administration (SSA) will run out…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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 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…
  • Oct 15

    Massachusetts Police Worry about Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

    Massachusetts Police Worry about Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana
    Across the United States, state and local governments seem to moving toward the decriminalization or legalization of marijuana. One concern of the police and others against legalization is that there would be a corresponding increase in the…
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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/
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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…
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Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

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

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
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