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Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.massachusetts-alcoholic-beverage-licensing.com/
  • Jan 27

    Fitchburg Gets New Brewery

    Fitchburg Gets New Brewery
    River Styx Brewing, which is planning to open a tap room at 166 Boulder Drive this summer, has secured its alcohol permit from the License Commission. “We’re very thrilled to have this type of a use in our downtown,”…
  • Jan 27

    Dedham Selectmen Suspend Two License

    Dedham Selectmen Suspend Two License
    The Patch reports that two businesses recently in front of the selectmen for liquor licenses violations will serve suspensions later this year. The Dedham Board of Selectmen voted to suspend Moseley’s on the Charles’ liquor…
  • Jan 27

    Marijuana legalization leads to rethinking of Massachusetts alcohol law

    Marijuana legalization leads to rethinking of Massachusetts alcohol law
    The need to regulate Massachusetts’ newly legal marijuana industry is leading to possible attempts to revamp state alcohol regulations. State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg said in an interview with The Republican/MassLive.com this week…
Rank this Week: 74

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 261

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Shopping Cart Accidents- They Happen More Often Than You Think

    Shopping Cart Accidents- They Happen More Often Than You Think
    At first glance, this might sound like a silly question – how can shopping carts be dangerous enough to result in a personal injury lawsuit? But studies show that about 24,000 kids are injured by shopping carts every year. Injuries are…
  • Jun 14

    June 15 is Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    June 15 is Elder Abuse Awareness Day
    Most people think that elder abuse is something that occurs in bad nursing homes. While this is true, elder abuse happens outside of nursing homes too; the family home is no exception. The purpose of Elder Abuse Awareness Day is to educate…
  • Jun 7

    I’ve Been Bitten by a Dog, What are the Laws in Massachusetts?

    I’ve Been Bitten by a Dog, What are the Laws in Massachusetts?
    When it comes to dog bites, Massachusetts is a “strict liability” state. That means that dog owners are liable for injuries caused by their dogs, even if they had no reason to believe the dog would cause such an injury. However,…
Rank this Week: 157

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: 160

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 167

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: 170

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/
  • May 23

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported
    Domestic Assault and Battery and Deportation Any experienced criminal defense attorney will tell you that if you charged with domestic assault and battery and you are not a citizen you are at risk of being deported. That risk has increased…
  • Apr 3

    Illegal Search and Seizure Results in Reversal of Gun Possession Conviction

    Illegal Search and Seizure Results in Reversal of Gun Possession Conviction
    We Fight Illegal Search and Seizure At a hearing on a motion to suppress an illegal search and seizure, a Boston police officer testified about responding to a radio broadcast for someone wanted in connection with a domestic assault and…
  • Feb 21

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction
    Fingerprint Evidence It is common for client’s to ask me about fingerprint evidence. I am often asked the following questions: Will the prosecution test evidence for fingerprints? What if my prints are on the item? Should we get out own…
Rank this Week: 311

Mass Appeals Blog

Mass Appeals Blog

Covers appellate issues affecting practice in Massachusetts and important appellate cases. By Cross Nadel LLC.

http://www.crossnadel.com/mass-appeals-blog
  • May 23

    A SLAPP is a SLAPP unless it is not a SLAPP: The SJC Changes The Duracraft Two-Pronged Anti-SLAPP Analysi

    A SLAPP is a SLAPP unless it is not a SLAPP: The SJC Changes The Duracraft Two-Pronged Anti-SLAPP Analysi
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued two anti-SLAPP decisions today and significantly changed ("augmented") the two-pronged anti-SLAPP analysis it adopted in 1998 in Duracraft Corp. v. Holmes Prods. Corp. Before today, it was…
  • Apr 5

    "Trust, But Verify": The SJC addresses shareholder inspection rights.

    "Trust, But Verify": The SJC addresses shareholder inspection rights.
    The Supreme Judicial Court clarified the burden a shareholder must meet to obtain corporate records under chapter 156D, section 16.02(b) last week in Chitwood v. Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Using a Russian proverb, an…
  • Mar 7

    Yes, Virginia, Petitioning Activity Can Be Frivolou

    Yes, Virginia, Petitioning Activity Can Be Frivolou
    The Appeals Court issued today issued The Gillette Company  v. Provost, another anti-SLAPP decision. The case does not tread new anti-SLAPP ground, but it is remarkable for its clarity on a few issues, and is one of a small number…
Rank this Week: 315

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • May 20

    Massachusetts Housing Court Expansion Update

    Massachusetts Housing Court Expansion Update
    Proposal Moving Through State House, But Funding Remains a Question The Housing Court expansion plan to have statewide coverage has been gaining political momentum, but whether the plan will receive the long-term funding it needs to make it a…
  • Apr 18

    Tenant Saved From Eviction Over BB Gun Shooting By Jury Trial Demand

    Tenant Saved From Eviction Over BB Gun Shooting By Jury Trial Demand
    Just a quick note about yet another recent case demonstrating the backwards nature of Massachusetts landlord-tenant law. In CMJ Management Company v. Wilkerson, the Appeals Court ruled that a tenant could be evicted from Section…
  • Mar 30

    The Massachusetts Quiet Title Action: A Remedy Of Last Resort To Resolve Complex Title Defect

    The Massachusetts Quiet Title Action: A Remedy Of Last Resort To Resolve Complex Title Defect
    When All Else Fails, Quiet Title Quiet title cases are lawsuits typically brought in the Land Court in order to resolve complex title defects — often as a last resort for property owners when conveyancing attorneys and title…
Rank this Week: 168

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: 249

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: 355

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Troupe Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 3

    My Employer Wants Me To Return To Work But I Am Still Injured

    My Employer Wants Me To Return To Work But I Am Still Injured
    What to do when your Employer tries to get you to return to work? You’ve sustained an injury on the job causing you to go out of work.  You are currently receiving workers’ compensation benefits.  You’ve been…
  • Jan 3

    My Employer Wants Me To Return To Work But I Am Still Injured

    My Employer Wants Me To Return To Work But I Am Still Injured
    What to do when your Employer tries to get you to return to work? You’ve sustained an injury on the job causing you to go out of work.  You are currently receiving workers’ compensation benefits.  You’ve been…
  • Dec 28

    How Does A “Disability Pension” Through My Employer Affect My Workers’ Comp Benefits?

    How Does A “Disability Pension” Through My Employer Affect My Workers’ Comp Benefits?
    How Does A Disability Pension Through My Employer Affect My Workers’ Comp Benefits? This is a very common scenario.  Many times, a public Employee who sustains a work-related injury is entitled to a “Disability Pension”…
Rank this Week: 155

Massachusetts Workers Compensation…

Massachusetts Workers Compensation Attorneys Blog

Covers workers' compensation. By The Keches Law Group, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationattorneysblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    CAN I SUE MY EMPLOYER FOR VIOLATING THE COMPANY HANDBOOK?

    CAN I SUE MY EMPLOYER FOR VIOLATING THE COMPANY HANDBOOK?
    Tom DelmarTdelmar@kecheslaw.com508.822.2000 Most employers maintain a company handbook, employee manual, or something similar. This handbook will be provided to employees when they start their new job and often outlines the rules of the…
  • Dec 1

    CAN I SUE MY EMPLOYER FOR VIOLATING THE COMPANY HANDBOOK?

    CAN I SUE MY EMPLOYER FOR VIOLATING THE COMPANY HANDBOOK?
    Tom DelmarTdelmar@kecheslaw.com508.822.2000 Most employers maintain a company handbook, employee manual, or something similar. This handbook will be provided to employees when they start their new job and often outlines the rules of the…
  • Sep 14

    Pain and Suffering Damages Protected from Reach of Workers’ Compensation Lien

    Pain and Suffering Damages Protected from Reach of Workers’ Compensation Lien
    Charlotte E. Glinka508-738-2272CGlinka@kecheslaw.com Earlier this year, the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC), the state’s highest court, issued a decision that will have far-reaching effects on settlements in cases involving injured workers…
Rank this Week: 348

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
  • Jun 21

    Is It a Dividend? Is It a Tax? Could President Trump Care Less?

    Is It a Dividend? Is It a Tax? Could President Trump Care Less?
    This post, written by Seth Jaffe, a Partner in firm’s Environmental practice, was originally posted on the firm’s Law and the Environment blog. In February, I posted about the formation of the Climate Leadership Council and its…
  • Jun 19

    D.C. District Court Determines that Dakota Access Environmental Assessment was Inadequate

    D.C. District Court Determines that Dakota Access Environmental Assessment was Inadequate
    On June 14, 2017, the District Court for the District of Columbia issued a decision in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Court found that the Army Corps of Engineers (“the Corps”) had not adequately…
  • Jun 16

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

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely
    It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: the announcement of a new corporate alliance intended to advance…
Rank this Week: 3654

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/
  • Jun 21

    Felony Charges Avoided

    Felony Charges Avoided
    TN, a 31 year old website developer, owns a home in Peabody. He rents out rooms in the house. A young woman and her boyfriend rented one of the rooms. Arguments developed between TN and the woman and her boyfriend. TN owns a cross-bow and a…
  • Jun 21

    Domestic Assault & Battery Charge Dismissed

    Domestic Assault & Battery Charge Dismissed
    On January 28, 2017, SI, a 49 year old federal employee living in Malden with his wife and two children, went out and had a few drinks. When he came home he went into his 18 year old son’s room and asked his son to put his Xbox down and…
  • Mar 29

    FELONY LARCENY CHARGE AVOIDED

    FELONY LARCENY CHARGE AVOIDED
    TQ, a 29 year old woman from India with a degree in Computer Science, was apprehended on February 14, 2017 at a store at the Burlington Mall and charged with Larceny Over $250.00. The charge arose out of her stealing a $425.00 pair of…
Rank this Week: 5107

Simmons & Schiavo, LLP Blog

Simmons & Schiavo, LLP Blog

Covers estate planning and elder law.

http://blog.sslawoffices.com
  • Jun 21

    Your Debt and Your Demise

    Your Debt and Your Demise
    Most Americans pass away owing debt. What happens to that debt after they pass away? It is not a secret that most Americans owe money to someone. The people of the U.S. are used to buying things on credit and, as a consequence, they have…
  • Jun 20

    Review your estate plan when you move across state line

    Review your estate plan when you move across state line
    When you make a move out of state, be sure to review your estate plan with an estate planning at­torney in your new domicile, as trust and estate laws have some differences from state to state. In most states, the probate court will…
  • Jun 19

    Estate planning options for blended familie

    Estate planning options for blended familie
    The dynamics of a blended family, defined as one where at least one spouse has at least one child from a prior marriage or relation­ship, can complicate financial and estate planning because no off-the-shelf plans apply. It’s important to…
Rank this Week: 1822

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: 1795

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

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

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Jun 21

    Uber Update: Kalanick Resigns as CEO

    Uber Update: Kalanick Resigns as CEO
    In follow up to my June 19, 2017 post regarding the trials and tribulations of the workplace culture (among other issues) at Uber, it now appears that the previously announced leave of absence of CEO Travis Kalanick is permanent. …
  • Jun 19

    Holder’s Advice to Uber: Focus on Tone at the Top, Trust, Transformation and Accountability

    Holder’s Advice to Uber: Focus on Tone at the Top, Trust, Transformation and Accountability
    On June 13, 2017, Uber released to its employees excerpts of a damning independent investigation report authored by independent investigators Eric Holder and Tammy Albarran, attorneys with the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP.  On…
  • Jun 7

    US Secretary of Labor Withdraws Joint Employment, Independent Contractor Informal Guidance

    US Secretary of Labor Withdraws Joint Employment, Independent Contractor Informal Guidance
    The US Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced today that Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta has withdrawn the DOL’s 2015 and 2016 informal guidance on joint employment and independent contractors.  We previously…
Rank this Week: 1651

Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

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

http://www.lawandenvironment.com/
Rank this Week: 3658

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
  • Jun 21

    The Risks of Using Finders and Unregistered Broker

    The Risks of Using Finders and Unregistered Broker
    Private fund managers often use placement agents, finders, and other intermediaries to help raise capital for their investment funds. Using an intermediary that has failed to register as a broker-dealer, however, is fraught with risk. In his…
  • Jun 13

    iSpecimen Unveils Online Biospecimen Marketplace

    iSpecimen Unveils Online Biospecimen Marketplace
    Firm client iSpecimen has launched an online biospecimen marketplace for the life sciences industry. The company hopes that the marketplace will alleviate scientists’ difficulty in finding high-quality samples of human material…
  • Jun 8

    Registration Exemptions for Investment Adviser

    Registration Exemptions for Investment Adviser
    When may an investment adviser avoid registering with the Securities and Exchange Commission? Private funds attorney Josh Watson answers this question in his article “Registration Exemptions for Investment Advisers” that…
Rank this Week: 4910

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

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

    Essure Birth Control Lawsuit Update

    Essure Birth Control Lawsuit Update
    Essure is a birth control device that was created as an alternative to the pill or tubal ligation, and for which no surgical incision or anesthesia is required. Following its FDA approval in 2002, Essure quickly grew in popularity as a…
  • Jun 13

    The TV commercials and radio…

    The TV commercials and radio advertisements are everywhere – if you have recently undergone hernia repair surgery, you may be entitled to recover for any complications suffered as a result. Not only is it important to understand that…
  • May 19

    Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System Linked to Life-Threatening Medical Complication

    Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System Linked to Life-Threatening Medical Complication
    What is a Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System? When a patient is under anesthesia during surgery, it is important to regulate body temperature to keep the patient comfortable and safe, and to improve the outcome of the surgery. Heater-cooler…
Rank this Week: 3369

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Neumann Law Group.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1725

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: 2521

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Social Security Appeals Process in Boston Disability Case

    Social Security Appeals Process in Boston Disability Case
    The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) application process –  from the time you file until you get a final decision – can be a long time.  It is quite common for these cases to take more than year.  It is…
  • Jun 6

    New Budget from White House Calls for Heavy Cuts to Social Security Disability Program

    New Budget from White House Calls for Heavy Cuts to Social Security Disability Program
    On the campaign trail, then-candidate Donald  Trump promised to make a lot of cuts to domestic programs. However, one program he promised to shield was the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program.  But now, as…
  • Jun 3

    SSDI Appeals in Federal Court

    SSDI Appeals in Federal Court
    In a recent case from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, which is the circuit in which Massachusetts is located, the court held that 20.C.F.R. 422.210(c), and its five-day grace period is not applicable to cases in which the…
Rank this Week: 2038

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

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

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    The Connection Between Poor Health and Saving for Retirement

    The Connection Between Poor Health and Saving for Retirement
    If you cannot afford to retire yet, you may need to keep yourself healthy enough to continue working. According to a project released by the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, of the 39% of individuals around the world who retired…
  • Jun 14

    New Study Identifies Giving Practices by Retired Individual

    New Study Identifies Giving Practices by Retired Individual
    Looking ahead to your retirement has probably been something that you’ve planned for for decades. You’ve invested in the right accounts, charted out what you might need to support you through older years and consulted with a…
  • Jun 6

    Keys to Preserving Wealth Through Multiple Generation

    Keys to Preserving Wealth Through Multiple Generation
    Keys to Preserving Wealth Through Multiple Generations Many different people are interested in protecting their legacy as well as passing on as much wealth as possible to future generations. According to research, however, many high net worth…
Rank this Week: 3621

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 3400

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 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,…
  • Jun 16

    What Are My Rights if DCF is Investigating My Family?

    What Are My Rights if DCF is Investigating My Family?
    The Department of Children and Families (DCF) protects children and helps troubled families. To do this, the agency investigates reports of child abuse or neglect, and provides services to help families in need. These services can include…
  • Jun 14

    Motorcycle Theft is on the Rise

    Motorcycle Theft is on the Rise
    Although the reason has yet to be determined, motorcycle thefts rose two percent in 2016. Maybe it’s because they look cool, or maybe they’re just easier to steal than other motor vehicles. The National Insurance Crime Bureau…
Rank this Week: 958

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/
  • Jun 20

    Xarelto and Pradaxa Lawsuits Rise – Fresh Look at Risk for Vs. Reward

    Xarelto and Pradaxa Lawsuits Rise – Fresh Look at Risk for Vs. Reward
    There is no question that millions of Americans are in need of potentially life-saving medications to prevent strokes from occurring.  In fact, as discussed in a recent Bio Pharma Dive article, strokes are up in the U.S. The conventional…
  • Jun 7

    Boston Researchers Find More Pain for Knee Replacement with Opioid Use

    Boston Researchers Find More Pain for Knee Replacement with Opioid Use
    Hip replacement surgery may not make you feel 20-years-old again, but a properly-designed artificial hip should last at least 20 years, and should not cause you substantial pain. Unfortunately, a significant number of defective hip…
  • Jun 2

    BMW Issues Major Recall as Doors May Open While Driving

    BMW Issues Major Recall as Doors May Open While Driving
    According to a recent news article from Autoweek, BMW has issued a major recall of 45,000 older 7 Series vehicles.  These sedans were made between 2005 and 2008, and all feature what the company called Comfort Access and Soft Close…
Rank this Week: 2635

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

Covers trade secrets, noncompetes, privacy and security, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, trademarks, copyrights, and business torts. By Russell Beck.

http://faircompetitionlaw.com
  • Jun 20

    Nevada Updated Noncompete Law

    Nevada Updated Noncompete Law
    On June 3, 2017, Nevada enacted a new law that made significant changes to Nevada noncompete law. Contrary to the recent developments and indications, the new law made enforcement of noncompetes in easier in some ways and in some ways…
  • Jun 11

    Same Blog, Different Look – Questionable Notice

    Same Blog, Different Look – Questionable Notice
    Please re-subscribe or “re-follow” us. (If you don’t, your notifications of new posts may stop going forward.) Sorry for any inconvenience! After 7 years with blog designs that I have never liked, it was time to make a…
  • May 29

    Recent News on the Abuse of Noncompete

    Recent News on the Abuse of Noncompete
    Noncompetes are intended to protect legitimate business interests in appropriate circumstances, including when necessary for the protection of a company’s trade secrets, confidential information, or customer relationships (and…
Rank this Week: 4573

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1438

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: 4656

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: 1978

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    Workers Compensation and Workplace Violence

    Workers Compensation and Workplace Violence
    Each year nearly three million workers are injured or become ill on the job. That number has dropped dramatically over the decades as workplace safety has improved. Regulations aimed at making places of employment safer have made a huge…
  • Jun 1

    Gasoline Tanker in Six-Vehicle Crash

    Gasoline Tanker in Six-Vehicle Crash
    Disaster was narrowly averted during the morning commute last Tuesday when a tanker truck carrying 11,000 gallons of gasoline struck several cars on a ramp at the Braintree Split. One woman was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries,…
  • May 19

    Toll in Auction Crash up to Five

    Toll in Auction Crash up to Five
    The death toll has risen again in a tragic eastern Massachusetts auto auction crash. A fifth victim succumbed to his injuries on Saturday, more than a week after the incident at the Lynnway Auto Auction in Billerica on May 3. Two victims died…
Rank this Week: 2829

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: 2762

Rhode Island Accident Lawyer Blog

Rhode Island Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Tapalian Law.

https://www.tapinjury.com/news/
  • Jun 16

    What Legal Options Do You Have After a Hit & Run Accident?

    What Legal Options Do You Have After a Hit & Run Accident?
    A Warwick man was charged in a hit and run crash Saturday night on West Shore Road after he fled the scene after hitting a motorcyclist with his SUV. Witnesses contacted the police, and the fleeing driver, 48-year-old Brian Larkin, was…
  • Jun 8

    Tiger Woods: The Effects of Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Drug

    Tiger Woods: The Effects of Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Drug
    Most everyone has seen the mug shot of Tiger Woods after his recent arrest for DUI in Jupiter, Florida. Upon hearing of his arrest for driving under the influence, or DUI, many automatically assumed he was under the influence of alcohol and…
  • May 31

    Mowing the Lawn Can Be a Hazardous Chore

    Mowing the Lawn Can Be a Hazardous Chore
    As summer in Rhode Island nears, so does lawn mowing season. It’s a good choice to have kids and teens helping with the household chores, but think twice before assigning them to the task of mowing the lawn. Lawnmower accidents and…
Rank this Week: 1810

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • 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…
  • Jun 14

    Neck and Spine Injuries in Boston Car Crashe

    Neck and Spine Injuries in Boston Car Crashe
    One of the more common injuries suffered in a Boston car accident involves damage to the neck or spine.  A neck injury can range from mild discomfort to permanent paralysis or even death.   One thing to keep in mind is that…
Rank this Week: 4645

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Breakstone, White & Gluck Donates Bicycle Helmets to Every Fifth-Grader in Somerville

    Breakstone, White & Gluck Donates Bicycle Helmets to Every Fifth-Grader in Somerville
    Breakstone, White & Gluck was pleased to donate 330 bicycle helmets to Somerville fifth-graders from our Project KidSafe campaign. Attorney Ronald E. Gluck is shown above, giving a young cyclist a helmet at the West Somerville…
  • Jun 12

    Trading In School Days for Pool Days: Our Swimming Pool Safety Reminders for Summer

    Trading In School Days for Pool Days: Our Swimming Pool Safety Reminders for Summer
    By now, many children are ready to trade in school days for pool days. Who can blame them? Summer in New England is the best time of year. For parents, grandparents and caregivers, the transition to summer comes with responsibilities.…
  • Jun 7

    Steps to a Safe Summer Driving Season

    Steps to a Safe Summer Driving Season
    As we approach summer, the message for Massachusetts drivers is to please slow down. Last month, in a matter of days, several car accidents seriously injured or killed pedestrians, some in crosswalks. On May 19, just after 7 a.m., an Acton…
Rank this Week: 720

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1143

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 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…
  • Jun 13

    Former NBA Player and Coach Derek Fisher Arrested Following Alleged Drunk Driving Car Crash

    Former NBA Player and Coach Derek Fisher Arrested Following Alleged Drunk Driving Car Crash
    Car accidents in Boston happen all the time.  In most cases, they are a result of the negligence on behalf of at least one driver.  There are cases where it is not the driver’s fault, but they are still the result of…
Rank this Week: 2763

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusetts-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    MA Nursing Homes and Trust

    MA Nursing Homes and Trust
    According to a recent article published by ABC News, Americans “are living longer, in more comfort and in better health than ever before.” With a longer life expectancy, early financial planning has become even more critical to…
  • Jun 7

    MA Health and Medicaid Planning

    MA Health and Medicaid Planning
    Long term healthcare and nursing home care are topics of concern for many with aging parents or grandparents.  A hot-button in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, including the North Shore and towns such as Wakefield, Reading, Lynnfield,…
  • May 24

    Challenging a Foreclosure

    Challenging a Foreclosure
    Foreclosure law in Massachusetts was impacted by the Ibanez decision of January 2011.  Throughout Essex County, Middlesex County, the Northshore or elsewhere in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Ibanez and the string of Massachusetts…
Rank this Week: 1697

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Jun 13

    FBI Investigating Disappearance At Sea Of Florida Woman

    FBI Investigating Disappearance At Sea Of Florida Woman
    The FBI and U.S. Coast Guard are investigating the disappearance of a 41-year-old Florida woman 100 km off Key West. Isabella Hellman and her husband, Lewis Bennett, married in February and departed on a Caribbean vacation on their 37-foot…
  • Jun 5

    19-Year-Old Killed In Boating Accident In Indian River Lagoon

    19-Year-Old Killed In Boating Accident In Indian River Lagoon
    Chance Rivero, a 19-year-old Vero Beach resident was killed Saturday night when the boat he was a passenger of hit a channel marker, ejecting him from it and into the water.  Per the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation the boat,…
  • Jun 2

    Tragedy Calls For Changes To DOHSA That Would Allow Recovery Of Nonpecuniary Damage

    Tragedy Calls For Changes To DOHSA That Would Allow Recovery Of Nonpecuniary Damage
    Photo credit: JON LEVY/AFP/Getty Images On July 17, 1996, at approximately 8:30 p.m., a Boeing 747-131 aircraft, operated by Trans World Airlines as TWA Flight 800, departed from John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City for Rome, Italy,…
Rank this Week: 4792

Boston Car Accident Attorney News

Boston Car Accident Attorney News

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

https://www.bostoncaraccidentattorneynews.com/
Rank this Week: 1861

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • May 23

    Can Criminal History Affect My Car Accident Case?

    Can Criminal History Affect My Car Accident Case?
    Having a criminal record can make several aspects of your life difficult, from getting a job to finding housing. And personal injury claims are no exception. Even a minor conviction, such as a traffic ticket, can harm your chances of…
Rank this Week: 740

Lawyers on Tap

Lawyers on Tap

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

http://beveragelawupdate.com
  • Jun 13

    PODCAST: What’s Brewing in Real Estate Development: An Interview with Bob Gaudreau

    PODCAST: What’s Brewing in Real Estate Development: An Interview with Bob Gaudreau
    In this episode of Verrill Voices: What’s Brewing in Real Estate, Spencer Thibodeau interviews Bob Gaudreau of Hardypond Construction, about one of the construction company’s recent, and unique, projects. The discussion takes…
  • Jun 8

    78 Taps of Beer on the – Shipping Container?

    78 Taps of Beer on the – Shipping Container?
    On June 24, the people of Reykjavik, Iceland will get a taste of Maine in their hometown – 78 taps of beer to be exact. After years of planning and a great deal of collaboration between the Maine Brewers Guild and various brewers and…
  • May 30

    Brewing Up a Small Business: Legal Issues Affecting Maine’s Craft Brewerie

    Brewing Up a Small Business: Legal Issues Affecting Maine’s Craft Brewerie
    On June 8, Verrill Dana attorney, Tawny Alvarez, will participate in a panel discussion entitled, “Brewing Up a Small Business: Legal Issues Affecting Maine’s Craft Breweries,” hosted by the Cumberland Bar Association at…
Rank this Week: 1765

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Jun 12

    Security Deposit Law in Massachusett

    Security Deposit Law in Massachusett
    By: Attorney Corey T. Pontes| Associate Massachusetts affords tenants wide protections when it comes to what happens to their security deposits after they are given to their landlord. The landlord must strictly adhere to the statutes covering…
  • Apr 25

    Substantive Consolidation

    Substantive Consolidation
    By: Attorney Gerald S. Garnick| Associate A case recently came down from the U S Bankruptcy Court that will have far reaching consequences for business owners. In Re: Cameron Construction & Roofing Co., Inc. (Cameron) the court held that…
  • Apr 10

    CAVEAT EMPTOR: BEWARE OF POTENTIAL PITFALLS WHEN PURCHASING REAL PROPERTIES AT FORECLOSURE SALE

    CAVEAT EMPTOR: BEWARE OF POTENTIAL PITFALLS WHEN PURCHASING REAL PROPERTIES AT FORECLOSURE SALE
    By: Attorney Raymond C. Pelote| Associate Purchasing real property at a foreclosure sale can be a great investment. Typically, properties are sold at 70-80 percent of market value. However, when you purchase a property at a foreclosure sale,…
Rank this Week: 2189