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Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Social Media Community Upset Triple-Amputee Denied Disability Benefit

    Social Media Community Upset Triple-Amputee Denied Disability Benefit
    According to a recent news feature from WCNC News, there was an understandably strong reaction from the social media community when a man who had three limbs amputated was denied for Social Security disability benefits.  She suffered…
  • Sep 27

    Preparing Your Social Security Disability Claim

    Preparing Your Social Security Disability Claim
    When you first go to file a Social Security disability benefits claim, you will need to provide a great deal of information to the United States Social Security Administration (SSA).  The SSA is the agency that runs the Social Security…
  • Sep 24

    Social Security Disability Judge Loses His Cases, Not His Pay

    Social Security Disability Judge Loses His Cases, Not His Pay
    Over the past few months, there has been a lot of coverage about one administrative law judge (ALJ) who was and still is working for the United States Social Security Administration (SSA).  This judge allegedly would write down notes…
Rank this Week: 104

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.bostonsexualabuselawyer.com/
  • Dec 19

    Bill Cosby Sues Seven Mass. Sexual Assault Accusers for Defamation

    Bill Cosby Sues Seven Mass. Sexual Assault Accusers for Defamation
    Bill Cosby has sued seven women who have accused him of sexually assaulting them, claiming that they defamed his character and purposefully derailed an upcoming television opportunity. Cosby is suing Tamara Green, Therese Serignese, Linda…
  • Dec 19

    Bill Cosby Sues Seven Mass. Sexual Assault Accusers for Defamation

    Bill Cosby Sues Seven Mass. Sexual Assault Accusers for Defamation
    Bill Cosby has sued seven women who have accused him of sexually assaulting them, claiming that they defamed his character and purposefully derailed an upcoming television opportunity. Cosby is suing Tamara Green, Therese Serignese, Linda…
  • Dec 19

    Bill Cosby Sues Seven Mass. Sexual Assault Accusers for Defamation

    Bill Cosby Sues Seven Mass. Sexual Assault Accusers for Defamation
    Bill Cosby has sued seven women who have accused him of sexually assaulting them, claiming that they defamed his character and purposefully derailed an upcoming television opportunity. Cosby is suing Tamara Green, Therese Serignese, Linda…
Rank this Week: 95

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: 150

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Proposed Legislation Would Require Large Trucks to be Equipped with Speed-Limiting Device

    Proposed Legislation Would Require Large Trucks to be Equipped with Speed-Limiting Device
    Federal regulators have recently proposed new legislation that would require large commercial vehicles to be fitted with devices that limit their speed. Commercial truck accidents often have devastating consequences. According to the National…
  • Sep 29

    Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms Are Often Slow to Appear

    Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms Are Often Slow to Appear
    A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can vary in type and severity, and symptoms may not be immediately apparent. A serious TBI can be life-altering, impacting your personality, speech, and ability to complete even the simplest tasks. High-impact…
  • Sep 27

    The Tough Conversation – When it’s No Longer Safe for a Loved One to Drive.

    The Tough Conversation – When it’s No Longer Safe for a Loved One to Drive.
    With age comes wisdom. But other, less desirable changes, also begin to appear as we grow older. Some of these changes can have a negative impact on our ability to drive safely. Minor concerns, such as slightly-diminished vision, can be…
Rank this Week: 347

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Sep 15

    VISA BULLETIN FOR OCTOBER 2016

    VISA BULLETIN FOR OCTOBER 2016
    The Visa Bulletin for October 2016 is now available. The bulletin includes a category that will allow many foreign nationals and their dependents to file their adjustment of status applications even though their priority dates are not yet…
  • Aug 9

    VISA BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 2016

    VISA BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 2016
    The Visa Bulletin for September 2016 is now available.   The bulletin includes a category that will allow many foreign nationals and their dependents to file their adjustment of status applications even though their…
  • Jul 12

    VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2016

    VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2016
    The Visa Bulletin for August 2016 is now available.   The bulletin includes a category that will allow many foreign nationals and their dependents to file their adjustment of status applications even though their…
Rank this Week: 352

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage…

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.massachusetts-alcoholic-beverage-licensing.com/
  • Jul 14

    Treasurer seeks overhaul of ‘unwieldy’ Mass. alcohol law

    Treasurer seeks overhaul of ‘unwieldy’ Mass. alcohol law
    // // The Boston Globe reports that Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah Goldberg, who oversees the state’s alcohol regulators, is set to launch a sweeping review of the state’s liquor laws and regulations, calling the current rules…
  • Jul 14

    Thousands petition to end Massachusetts happy-hour ban

    Thousands petition to end Massachusetts happy-hour ban
    As reported by the Boston Herald and Fox News, two young entrepreneurs are fighting to bring back happy hour. Former Boston-area students Sam Davidson and Brian Sachetta have launched a petition to overturn Massachusetts’…
  • Apr 28

    Dedham Selectmen Say No to Hooter

    Dedham Selectmen Say No to Hooter
    The Dedham Board of Selectmen have said no to a Hooters restaurant. The board voted unanimously to deny the controversial restaurant a liquor license transfer from Summer Shack, the establishment that previously operated at the proposed…
Rank this Week: 131

Boston Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 326

Boston DUI Lawyers Blog

Boston DUI Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Wayland High School Football Coach Charged with Drunk Driving

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

    Worcester Man Charged with Drunk Driving and Child Endangerment

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

    Boston Police Officer Indicted for OUI / DUI Causing Serious Injury

    Boston Police Officer Indicted for OUI / DUI Causing Serious Injury
    Boston Police Officer Richard Jeanetti, 36, has been indicted by a Suffolk County Grand Jury on Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges from the May 24 Hyde Park crash that resulted in serious injury to a woman. The Boston officer has been…
Rank this Week: 156

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
  • Sep 30

    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 GAO’s latest report on the conflict minerals rule; a civil…
  • Sep 21

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Compliance: Commitment at the Top

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Compliance: Commitment at the Top
    This is the fifth in a series of posts reflecting excerpts from a chapter that I authored on corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) for the Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook. Integrating CSR into the framework of a…
  • Sep 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: an announcement by the International Criminal Court regarding the…
Rank this Week: 3469

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/
  • Sep 30

    Passenger Medevaced from Celebrity Infinity Off the Oregon Coast

    Passenger Medevaced from Celebrity Infinity Off the Oregon Coast
    The Coast Guard is reporting that it medically evacuated a 76-year-old man on Thursday September 29th off the Celebrity cruise ship Infinity approximately 30 miles southwest of Brookings, Oregon. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders…
  • Sep 27

    Injured Carinval Cruise Passenger Medevaced off Louisiana Coast

    Injured Carinval Cruise Passenger Medevaced off Louisiana Coast
    The Coast Guard is reporting that it medevaced a 60-year-old woman passenger from the Carnival Triumph cruise ship. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at 8:43 pm on Monday, September 26th, from the Carnival Triumph requesting a…
  • Sep 26

    Biscayne Bay Boating Accident Sends One Person to the Hospital

    Biscayne Bay Boating Accident Sends One Person to the Hospital
    A boating accident in south Biscayne Bay sends one boater to the hospital. It is being reported that at 2:20 p.m. on Sunday, September 26th, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews were called to a boating accident scene where one person was…
Rank this Week: 4666

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/
Rank this Week: 367

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/
  • Sep 30

    A Look at 9/11 Workers and Asbestos Exposure

    A Look at 9/11 Workers and Asbestos Exposure
    On the 15th anniversary to the 9/11 terror attacks in New York City and Washington, DC, Vice President Joe Biden choose to speak about how these events rocked our nation and about how the many rescue and recovery workers were exposed to a…
  • Sep 27

    A Look at Whether Asbestos Can Move in Soil

    A Look at Whether Asbestos Can Move in Soil
    While it may seem like a strange thing to study, a recent news feature from Science Daily looks at whether asbestos can move in soil, and there is a very important reason for this study.  The general belief, as it has been for many…
  • Sep 25

    Developer Pleaded Guilty for Violation of Asbestos Laws Involving Historic Home

    Developer Pleaded Guilty for Violation of Asbestos Laws Involving Historic Home
    According to a recent news feature from the Washington City Paper, a 59-year-old man has just pleaded to asbestos related violations of the federal Clean Air Act involving an historic home that many consider to be one of our nation’s…
Rank this Week: 3076

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/
  • Sep 30

    Coming Soon! Webinars for Busy Lawyer

    Coming Soon! Webinars for Busy Lawyer
    Designed to offer more relevance and consume less time, we present: Webinars for Busy Lawyers. If you spent September waiting for us to announce a new Lunch Hour Legal Marketing webinar, we’re sorry. But we’re also not sorry.…
  • Sep 26

    Launching a New Law Practice Startup Workshop

    Launching a New Law Practice Startup Workshop
    We’re working with Starting Out Solo and a few of our favorite locals to host a law practice startup workshop this Friday, September 30th at 1pm. We’ve been hosting ‘group meetings’ for attorneys considering or just…
  • Sep 22

    4 Steps to Recruiting + Hiring Law Firm Employees Successfully

    4 Steps to Recruiting + Hiring Law Firm Employees Successfully
    Hiring law firm employees is one of the milestones along the journey to a successful and profitable practice. The need often arises quickly when the warning bell of too much work and too little time rings loudly. The biggest mistake is hiring…
Rank this Week: 4012

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
  • Sep 30

    Causation and Bare Metal Defenses Prove Effective as Asbestos Liability Shield

    Causation and Bare Metal Defenses Prove Effective as Asbestos Liability Shield
    Jennifer L. Cree A recent ruling in an asbestos-related case provides an important lesson for defendants in framing their defenses. In Malone v. Air & Liquid Systems, et.al. (Report and Recommendation, C.A. No. 14-406-GMS-SRF (D. Del.…
  • Sep 28

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Upholds Judgment in Birth Control Patch Case

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Upholds Judgment in Birth Control Patch Case
    Caroline H. Lopez On September 21, 2016, the Massachusetts Appeals Court upheld the grant of summary judgment to Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”), the manufacturer of the Ortho-Evra birth control patch at issue in the case of…
  • Sep 22

    U.S. Court of Appeals Reverses Summary Judgment in Lung Cancer Asbestos Case

    U.S. Court of Appeals Reverses Summary Judgment in Lung Cancer Asbestos Case
    Bryan Smith On September 13, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit partially reinstated a plaintiff’s claims that his decedent developed lung cancer as a result of asbestos exposure that he allegedly experienced…
Rank this Week: 3663

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Are Smartwatches Considered “Hands-Free” Devices When It Comes to Driving?

    Are Smartwatches Considered “Hands-Free” Devices When It Comes to Driving?
    We all know the dangers of texting and using Smartphones while driving, but what about smartwatches? If you aren’t yet familiar with the latest craze in internet gadgets, you will be soon. With the release of Apple’s updated…
  • Sep 26

    Can a Bicyclist Be Liable for a Traffic Accident?

    Can a Bicyclist Be Liable for a Traffic Accident?
    The nationwide increase in bicycle use is good for our pockets, good for our health, and good for our environment. As with most things in life, however, the growth in bicycling popularity comes with some growing pains. More cyclists on the…
  • Sep 23

    Why Are Bus Accidents So Dangerous? Here Are A Couple Of Reasons.

    Why Are Bus Accidents So Dangerous? Here Are A Couple Of Reasons.
    Bus accidents are far too common in Massachusetts and around the country.  According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, up to 15,000 people are injured and about 300 people are killed in bus accidents every year. Buses are used as…
Rank this Week: 872

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: 3990

Massachusetts Land Use Monitor

Massachusetts Land Use Monitor

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

http://www.massachusettslandusemonitor.com/
  • Sep 30

    Boston Redevelopment Authority 1957-2016 – RIP?

    Boston Redevelopment Authority 1957-2016 – RIP?
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced this week that the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) is not only changing its name, but changing its business practices and approach with communities affected by the unprecedented real estate…
  • Sep 28

    BEER AND WINE NOW AVAILABLE TO WESTPORT BEACHGOERS

    BEER AND WINE NOW AVAILABLE TO WESTPORT BEACHGOERS
    In a decision that brought cheers from thirsty beachgoers, the Appeals Court in Almeida v. Arruda, 89 Mass. App. Ct. 241 (2016) affirmed a lower court finding that the sale of beer and wine at a pre-existing, nonconforming convenience…
  • Jul 8

    Feds and States Wrestle Over Control of the Toxic Substances Control Act

    Feds and States Wrestle Over Control of the Toxic Substances Control Act
    On June 22, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (“FRL-21”).  Heralded as much needed reform to the Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”,…
Rank this Week: 2955

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Federal Regulations Ban Nursing Home Forced Arbitration Clauses: Major Victory for Patients & Familie

    Federal Regulations Ban Nursing Home Forced Arbitration Clauses: Major Victory for Patients & Familie
    Readers of this blog know that I carry a special torch for nursing home residents in general, and for victims of Massachusetts nursing home neglect or abuse in particular.  Of the several types of legal wrongs that can bring me to my…
  • Sep 20

    Texting & Driving: Do U Get It Now?

    Texting & Driving: Do U Get It Now?
    I’ve posted about the lunacy of texting & driving repeatedly.  Here’s a link to some of my previous  recent posts on this subject. Most of what I have had to say on this subject, is, of course, in written format in…
  • Sep 2

    Massachusetts Retail Store Slip & Fall Injuries: More Balanced Now

    Massachusetts Retail Store Slip & Fall Injuries: More Balanced Now
    In my previous post on this important topic, I noted how plaintiffs who suffered injuries due to slipping and falling at Massachusetts retail stores, usually had a tough time even getting their cases in front of a jury.  This was because…
Rank this Week: 3874

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Orange is the New Black Star Jackie Cruz Thankful for Near Fatal Car Accident

    Orange is the New Black Star Jackie Cruz Thankful for Near Fatal Car Accident
    Those who have watched the Netflix Original Series Orange is the New Black (OITNB) are familiar with the character Flaca, who is portrayed by Jackie Cruz.  In a recent interview for the Huffington Post, Cruz discuss how she is thankful…
  • Sep 26

    Taylor Swift Donates $5,000 to Family of Car Accident Victim

    Taylor Swift Donates $5,000 to Family of Car Accident Victim
    According to a recent news feature from Billboard, singer Taylor Swift has just donated $5,000 to a sophomore who was headed back to campus after spending the weekend at home with her family when she was involved in a fatal car accident…
  • Sep 23

    Charges Filed Following Fatal Crash into Newton Pizza Restaurant

    Charges Filed Following Fatal Crash into Newton Pizza Restaurant
    Last March, two people were killed when a man alleged crashed his SUV into a pizza restaurant in Natick, Massachusetts just outside of Boston. Prosecutors have said the 55-year-old defendant was driving his SUV at around six in the evening…
Rank this Week: 4904

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Dangers of metal-on-metal hip implant

    Dangers of metal-on-metal hip implant
    As people age, their joints and bones become weaker after years of wear and tear pile up and compound on one another. Eventually, in many cases, people may need some of the more utilized joints – hips primarily – to be resurfaced…
  • Sep 8

    Popular Blood Pressure Medication Linked to Serious Complications, Have you Taken Benicar?

    Popular Blood Pressure Medication Linked to Serious Complications, Have you Taken Benicar?
    Benicar is a prescription drug used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). When it first hit the markets in 2002, Benicar was touted as superior to other similar drugs for lack of side effects and effectiveness. However, the U.S. Food…
  • Sep 6

    Talcum Powder Use Linked to Deadly Form of Cancer

    Talcum Powder Use Linked to Deadly Form of Cancer
    For decades, thousands of women used – and many continue to use – talcum powder as a feminine-hygiene product. Unfortunately, a significant percentage of those women may have developed ovarian cancer as a result. One of the…
Rank this Week: 3226

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/
  • Sep 29

    A Look at a Controversial Procedure for Head Injury Treatment

    A Look at a Controversial Procedure for Head Injury Treatment
    When someone suffers a head injury, including a closed head injury which involves no noticeable bleeding, it often results in a pooling of blood between the brain and dura.  This pooling of blood, or even a bruise to the brain, results…
  • Sep 26

    Parr v. Rosenthal: Medical Malpractice Case

    Parr v. Rosenthal: Medical Malpractice Case
    In Parr v. Rosenthal, a case from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the plaintiffs had filed a medical malpractice case against the defendants in the Superior Court.   In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, The Supreme…
  • Sep 23

    Baptist Ventures, Inc. v. Hoke: Personal Injury Case

    Baptist Ventures, Inc. v. Hoke: Personal Injury Case
    In Baptist Ventures, Inc. v. Hoke, a personal injury appeal for the Supreme Court of Alabama, plaintiff was allegedly injured as a result of medical treatment she received from the defendants.  The defendants in this case run an Ear Nose…
Rank this Week: 4955

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
Rank this Week: 4749

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: 1889

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/
  • Sep 29

    Happy National Coffee Day!

    Happy National Coffee Day!
    Happy National Coffee Day! HLS students, did you know you can get free coffee in the Library? Visit the kitchenette at the north end of the Reading Room–that’s the end with the Caspersen Room–after 9pm on weekdays…
  • Sep 28

    LLM Short Paper Research Session

    LLM Short Paper Research Session
    Arbitration/ADR Friday, Sep. 30th, 12-1pm Areeda 524 In this class, we’ll discuss research resources for your LLM short paper related to arbitration, mediation, negotiation, and more.   Cyberlaw/Law & Technology/Internet…
  • Sep 21

    Of Elks, Magicians, and Stone Cutter

    Of Elks, Magicians, and Stone Cutter
    Alexis de Tocqueville famously wrote that “Americans of all ages, all stations of life and all types of disposition are forever forming associations …” and a little known but intriguing collection here in Historical &…
Rank this Week: 1141

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

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

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
  • Sep 29

    Whitley v. BP, Stock Drops, and the Outer Limits of Fiduciary Responsibility

    Whitley v. BP, Stock Drops, and the Outer Limits of Fiduciary Responsibility
    There is an old political saying that where you stand depends on where you sit, which, roughly translated, means that people tend to assert positions that are beneficial to their own organizations and employers, rather than based upon a…
  • Sep 8

    Singing the Praises of ESOP

    Singing the Praises of ESOP
    I do a lot of litigation related to ESOPs, sometimes for them, and sometimes against them. One thing I have learned for sure over the years is that the well-run ESOPs, where everything is aboveboard and the fiduciaries are clearly acting…
  • Aug 30

    The Ninth Circuit Deems the Compensation of Outside Medical Reviewers Relevant in LTD Litigation, in Demer v MetLife

    The Ninth Circuit Deems the Compensation of Outside Medical Reviewers Relevant in LTD Litigation, in Demer v MetLife
    So the other particularly fascinating item – to me, anyway – that popped up in my twitter feed while I was on vacation was this important decision by the Ninth Circuit, Demer v. IBM and MetLife, addressing whether (and, if so,…
Rank this Week: 2060

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/
  • Sep 29

    DOER’s Solar Incentive Straw Proposal: Optimism, Anxiety, Uncertainty.

    DOER’s Solar Incentive Straw Proposal: Optimism, Anxiety, Uncertainty.
    On September 23, DOER presented a straw proposal for the next phase of Massachusetts solar incentives. DOER’s ambitious proposal for a tariff-based program reflects a thoughtful development process and a laudable goal of crafting a…
  • Sep 28

    MassDEP: The Rising Tide May Steal Your Development Right

    MassDEP: The Rising Tide May Steal Your Development Right
    Does a pile field exist if it’s covered at high tide?  MassDEP seems to think not. Through the Commonwealth’s Chapter 91 program, MassDEP regulates what can be built over tidelands.  In last week’s Environmental…
  • Sep 27

    RGGI Is a Success Story. When Will It Be Obsolete?

    RGGI Is a Success Story. When Will It Be Obsolete?
    When RGGI was first implemented, I heard Ian Bowles, then Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs in Massachusetts, say more than once that the purpose of RGGI wasn’t really to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or jump start…
Rank this Week: 3467

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 29

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

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

    How Can Massachusetts Consumers Avoid Harassment from Creditor

    How Can Massachusetts Consumers Avoid Harassment from Creditor
    Many of our bankruptcy clients come to us after the credit card companies file a lawsuit, or start to call them daily. Or, their car is repossessed for failure to make payment and all of a sudden they have a huge deficit bill on their hands.…
  • Mar 11

    Trump, Bankruptcy and How to Negotiate Debt

    Trump, Bankruptcy and How to Negotiate Debt
    Back in September 2015 we wrote a blog article about Donald Trump and his several business bankruptcies.  As we pointed out on that date, and as the Republican candidate hopeful points out whenever he can, these were not personal…
Rank this Week: 3836

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/
  • Sep 28

    Report: Drunk Driver Allegedly Hits Pedestrian in Attleboro and is Chased by Witnesse

    Report: Drunk Driver Allegedly Hits Pedestrian in Attleboro and is Chased by Witnesse
    While jogging may be good exercise, it can also be quite dangerous along busy roads, particularly given the presence of drunk drivers.  For this reason, joggers should exercise as much caution as possible and always wear proper…
  • Sep 26

    Fatal DUI Hit-and-Run Accident in Boston Alleged

    Fatal DUI Hit-and-Run Accident in Boston Alleged
    Unfortunately, many drunk driving accidents in Boston also involve a hit-and-run driver.  The reason for this is because some of these drunk drivers realize they will likely be arrested for drunk driving in addition to other charges…
  • Sep 24

    Report: Alleged Drunk Driver in Boston Hits Police Cruiser – Trooper Injured

    Report: Alleged Drunk Driver in Boston Hits Police Cruiser – Trooper Injured
    According to a recent news feature from CBS Local Boston, a woman has just been arrested after she allegedly crashed into a Massachusetts State Police Cruiser in Boston, injuring a trooper.  Authorities say the alleged drunk driving…
Rank this Week: 3078

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Preventing Deadly Crane Accidents in Massachusett

    Preventing Deadly Crane Accidents in Massachusett
    Construction sites are dangerous places, there’s no doubt about that. And crane accidents are among the deadliest types of construction-related accidents. In fact, earlier this month, a worker died in a crane accident in Longwood…
  • Sep 26

    Workplace Related Injuries and Fatalities Continue to Rise in MA and Nationwide.

    Workplace Related Injuries and Fatalities Continue to Rise in MA and Nationwide.
    Numbers from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) showed that in 2014, more American workers died on the job than any year since 2008. The census showed 4,821 workers died in 2014, which equates to 13 worker deaths every day in…
  • Sep 20

    Temporary Workers Must be Adequately Trained in Massachusetts Workplace

    Temporary Workers Must be Adequately Trained in Massachusetts Workplace
    The workplace is where millions of Americans earn their livings and is the backbone of American society. Unfortunately, many careers and employers subject their workers to dangerous environments, techniques and tools in order to get the job…
Rank this Week: 1244

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/
  • Sep 28

    A Knee Replacement Surgeon Discusses his Own Medical Procedure

    A Knee Replacement Surgeon Discusses his Own Medical Procedure
    Knee replacement surgery has become the most common elective surgery performed in the U.S. on an annual basis.  There are an estimated 600,000 procedures performed each year.  While an orthopedic surgeon may perform multiple…
  • Sep 25

    Exploding Cell Phones Leads to Recall Confusion

    Exploding Cell Phones Leads to Recall Confusion
    According to a recent news feature from CNN Money, there is significant confusion when it comes to the recent recall of Galaxy Note 7 smart phones manufactured by Samsung after some of the models exploded.  The reason for the confusion…
  • Sep 22

    Massive GM Recalls Following Death

    Massive GM Recalls Following Death
    According to a recent news feature from USA Today, General Motors has just announced they will recall 4.3 million vehicles as result of a problem with the airbag control system.  There has been one death as well as several injuries…
Rank this Week: 1545

On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real…

On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real Estate Law Blog

Covers news and commentary on real estate development, environmental and construction law. By Mirick O'Connell.

http://mirickrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Is Faulty Workmanship an Occurrence?

    Is Faulty Workmanship an Occurrence?
    Add New Jersey to the growing list of jurisdictions adopting a more expansive view of insurance coverage for construction defect claims. The standard form commercial general liability (CGL) insurance policy provides coverage for those sums…
  • Sep 21

    What Recent CFPB Rules Mean for the Private Lender

    What Recent CFPB Rules Mean for the Private Lender
    There are many potential advantages to private mortgages, for lenders and borrowers alike.  Borrowers can benefit from lower interest rates, more flexibility in repaying the loan, less paperwork, and fewer closing costs, while lenders…
  • Jul 26

    Upset About Your Easement? Why You Might Reconsider Turning to the Zoning Act for Relief

    Upset About Your Easement? Why You Might Reconsider Turning to the Zoning Act for Relief
    In its recent June 2016 decision in Picard v. Zoning Board of Appeals of Westminster, et al., the SJC held that “a claimed injury to a private easement right [was not] sufficient to confer standing to challenge a zoning determination…
Rank this Week: 2408

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/
  • Sep 28

    The Necessity Defense in Massachusett

    The Necessity Defense in Massachusett
    In certain, limited circumstances, the harm caused by an individual’s criminal conduct could be  outweighed by the harm that would come with compliance with the law. In such circumstances, which are rare, the necessity defense…
  • Sep 15

    In Massachusetts, Drugged Driving is Outpacing Drunk Driving

    In Massachusetts, Drugged Driving is Outpacing Drunk Driving
    Many people in Massachusetts fail to recognize that driving under the influence of drugs or drugged driving is just as bad as driving under the influence of alcohol, and both are illegal. Drugged driving is rapidly becoming a more frequent…
  • Aug 30

    Blood Sample Tests in DUI Case

    Blood Sample Tests in DUI Case
    When Massachusetts law enforcement officers suspect that you are driving under the influence, they are permitted to request you to submit to chemical testing under M.G.L. Chapter 90, Section 24. The chemical testing could include a…
Rank this Week: 772

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    Boston Harbor Cruise Ship Crashes at Pier

    Boston Harbor Cruise Ship Crashes at Pier
    In August, several dozen people enjoying a harbor cruise out of Boston got a scare when the ship they were on pulled into the dock at Long Wharf, next to the New England Aquarium. As it was making its final maneuvers, the vessel Regency,…
  • Sep 24

    Bus and Van Accidents Getting Attention

    Bus and Van Accidents Getting Attention
    A spate of crashes and accidents involving buses and vans around Boston has brought the safety of larger vehicles to the fore this past month. We remind drivers to be mindful when they’re on the road, as larger vehicles—trucks,…
  • Sep 16

    Texting and Driving Tickets Continue to Rise

    Texting and Driving Tickets Continue to Rise
    The number of traffic violations issued for texting and driving in Massachusetts continues to grow as state and local police recognize the problem of distracted driving as increasingly more and more serious. The state is still a long way away…
Rank this Week: 2856

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

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

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    Where Flexibility Plays a Role in Your Estate Plan

    Where Flexibility Plays a Role in Your Estate Plan
    There are many different reasons why it’s imperative to consider flexibility in the estate planning process. First of all, life changes are more common now than ever before. With many people entering in second or even third marriages,…
  • Sep 21

    Estate Planning Documents You Need to Get Familiar With

    Estate Planning Documents You Need to Get Familiar With
    Estate planning can be as complex or as simple as you need it to be. The best way to protect yourself and to ensure that all your bases are covered is to set up a consultation with an estate planning attorney and to meet with him or her…
  • Sep 14

    Why Communication Matters with the Right Estate Planning Attorney

    Why Communication Matters with the Right Estate Planning Attorney
    Setting up an initial meeting with an estate planning attorney is a valuable exercise that can help you uncover where there are gaps in your current estate plan. There are many different considerations when it comes to thinking about how…
Rank this Week: 3587

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: 2390

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Covers qui tam and government law. By Greene LLP.

http://www.whistleblowerattorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1807

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/
  • Sep 27

    Major Taylor Banner Honors Worcester Cycling Legend Ahead of Gran Fondo Race

    Major Taylor Banner Honors Worcester Cycling Legend Ahead of Gran Fondo Race
    Marshall “Major” Taylor, also known as the “Worcester Whirlwind” was a champion bicyclist who broke world records and competed around the globe at the turn of the century. He was also a black man. He started racing…
  • Sep 25

    Report: Risk of Boston Bicycle Accidents as Motorists Hog Bike Lane

    Report: Risk of Boston Bicycle Accidents as Motorists Hog Bike Lane
    Boston cycling advocates are pressing city planners to do more to protect cyclists from motorists – and commercial truck drivers in particular – from veering into the bicycle lanes. This concern has grown especially sharp as…
  • Sep 20

    Report: Cyclists Want Drivers to Avoid “Doorings” by Doing the “Dutch Reach”

    Report: Cyclists Want Drivers to Avoid “Doorings” by Doing the “Dutch Reach”
    Nearly one quarter of all Boston bicycle accidents that result in injury are caused by vehicle drivers or passengers opening their doors into the path of an oncoming cyclist. It’s called “dooring,” and in addition to…
Rank this Week: 1757

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/
  • Sep 26

    Massachusetts Supreme Court Reverses Gun Conviction, Bars Police From “Racially Profiling” Suspect

    Massachusetts Supreme Court Reverses Gun Conviction, Bars Police From “Racially Profiling” Suspect
    The Massachusetts SJC just issued a very controversial ruling in reviewing a criminal case that, as a Boston criminal defense lawyer, most people would expect me to agree with wholeheartedly.  I don’t.  My views aren’t…
  • Sep 11

    Texting While Driving: R U a Real Idiot? Part Two of Two

    Texting While Driving: R U a Real Idiot? Part Two of Two
    In my previous post on this subject, I wrote about how bad the incidence of texting and driving has become– as well as cell phone use when driving – in Massachusetts and New England.  Here I’ll discuss what’s…
  • Sep 2

    Texting While Driving: R U a Real Idiot?

    Texting While Driving: R U a Real Idiot?
    So many times when driving around, I ask myself, ”What is wrong with people these days?  Are they just plain stupid, homicidal or suicidal?”  I’m referring, of course, to the widespread and outrageously growing…
Rank this Week: 1310

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/
  • Sep 26

    Massachusetts Judges Must Now Consider “Ability to Pay” When Imposing Restitution

    Massachusetts Judges Must Now Consider “Ability to Pay” When Imposing Restitution
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s recent decision in Commonwealth v. Henry imposed clearer defendant-friendly safeguards on judges when imposing restitution in a criminal matter.  Additionally, the SJC also held that, in…
  • Aug 22

    MA SJC Orders Aaron Hernandez Cell Phone Held by Attorneys Turned Over to Prosecutor

    MA SJC Orders Aaron Hernandez Cell Phone Held by Attorneys Turned Over to Prosecutor
    In the case now being prosecuted in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, against Aaron Hernandez, the SJC has ruled that a cell phone belonging to Hernandez, given by him to his prior attorneys, must be turned over to prosecutors for the…
  • Aug 15

    Massachusetts SJC Rules No Right to Counsel for Breathalyzer

    Massachusetts SJC Rules No Right to Counsel for Breathalyzer
    A reported question pre-trial was taken by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in the matter of Commonwealth v. Timothea T. Neary-French as to whether the defendant had a right to an attorney prior to submitting to a breathalyzer test.…
Rank this Week: 4694

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By KJC Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4491

Massachusetts Employment Law Blog

Massachusetts Employment Law Blog

By Goldstein & Clegg.

http://goldsteinandclegglaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?
    When an employee cannot physically perform the essential function of their position, but can perform light sedentary work, an employer needs to consider providing an alternative position to the employee or at least consider placement in a…
  • Mar 31

    Are Arbitration agreements enforceable in employment and discrimination matters?

    Are Arbitration agreements enforceable in employment and discrimination matters?
    Often times when someone starts a new job, they are made to sign a stack full of papers.  Typically the new employee does not read these documents, and included in them is an agreement that if there is a dispute in work, the employee…
  • Jan 29

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation
    In Massachusetts most employees can be fired for any reason or no reason at all. However, there is an exception to this rule and that is that your employer can not retaliate against you and fire you as a result of asserting a right that the…
Rank this Week: 1770

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg,…

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg, LLC Blog

Covers employment law and bankruptcy.

http://www.goldsteinandclegglaw.com/index.php/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?
    When an employee cannot physically perform the essential function of their position, but can perform light sedentary work, an employer needs to consider providing an alternative position to the employee or at least consider placement in a…
  • Mar 31

    Are Arbitration agreements enforceable in employment and discrimination matters?

    Are Arbitration agreements enforceable in employment and discrimination matters?
    Often times when someone starts a new job, they are made to sign a stack full of papers.  Typically the new employee does not read these documents, and included in them is an agreement that if there is a dispute in work, the employee…
  • Jan 29

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation
    In Massachusetts most employees can be fired for any reason or no reason at all. However, there is an exception to this rule and that is that your employer can not retaliate against you and fire you as a result of asserting a right that the…
Rank this Week: 1176

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: 1890

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/
  • Sep 26

    Handling the stress of being charged with Drunk Driving in Massachusett

    Handling the stress of being charged with Drunk Driving in Massachusett
    As a Massachusetts OUI lawyer who has represented numerous clients dealing with an OUI charge, I understand it can be extremely difficult. In this blog I want to offer some guidance on how to get through the charge. For many people it is…
  • Sep 21

    Massachusetts Highest Court cites racial profiling in suppressing evidence in gun case

    Massachusetts Highest Court cites racial profiling in suppressing evidence in gun case
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court found that the police had no reasonable suspicion to stop a black male walking on the streets in Roxbury believed to be a suspect in a breaking and entering. As result of the seizure, the police found…
  • Sep 21

    Prior Bad Act Evidence one of the key legal issues in the Bill Cosby Indecent Assault Trial

    Prior Bad Act Evidence one of the key legal issues in the Bill Cosby Indecent Assault Trial
    Key to Cosby’s success at upcoming jury trial will be the judge’s ruling on numerous motions in liming defining what evidence the jury will get to hear at trial. A judge has ruled that prosecutors can use a phone call that was…
Rank this Week: 3928

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2399