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Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    SJC RULES THAT RUNNING FROM BOSTON POLICE DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE GUILT

    SJC RULES THAT RUNNING FROM BOSTON POLICE DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE GUILT
    In Twelve Step programs, one of the steps to recovery is to “make amends” to people you have wronged. Well, while I am not involved in such a program at present, I do owe you, my readers, an amends. I left you hanging during the…
  • Sep 9

    CRIMINAL APPEAL BEFORE SJC IN POLICE OFFICER MURDER CASE IS SUCCESSFUL

    CRIMINAL APPEAL BEFORE SJC IN POLICE OFFICER MURDER CASE IS SUCCESSFUL
    I have been bouncing back and forth between the Boston Police Union vs. Body Cams follies and the return to…that other Department…in terms of topics for the blog this week. I think, as a prelude to both, I should bring you a…
  • Sep 2

    BOSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT CONTINUES THE PUBLICLY FUNDED FIGHT TO AVOID SCRUTINY

    BOSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT CONTINUES THE PUBLICLY FUNDED FIGHT TO AVOID SCRUTINY
    Ok, I know that when I left off in my last blog, I indicated that I was going to return to the topic of a particular mismanaged blight on the Massachusetts landscape that is being slipped a pass by our governor…but that will have to…
Rank this Week: 1744

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 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…
  • Sep 19

    Custom Artificial Knee Saves Patients from Losing Leg

    Custom Artificial Knee Saves Patients from Losing Leg
    In the United States alone, more than 600,000 people undergo a single or bilateral total knee replacement operation each year. This incredible figure makes total knee replacement the most common surgical procedure performed each year. …
  • Sep 17

    Pradaxa Hopes to Grab Market Share as Xarelto Antidote Fails FDA Approval

    Pradaxa Hopes to Grab Market Share as Xarelto Antidote Fails FDA Approval
    Pharmaceutical industry experts have been buzzing recently about the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s rejection of approval for Xarelto. Specifically, the decision is being lauded by Boehringer Ingelheim, the makers of…
Rank this Week: 2650

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: 2303

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 22

    Report: Mishandling of Asbestos in Schools Causes Problem

    Report: Mishandling of Asbestos in Schools Causes Problem
    According to the The Huffington Post, asbestos in classrooms has become a major problem across the country. Schools are reportedly not handling the problem well.  The reporter notes that any older school building likely has…
  • Sep 20

    Falmouth School Gets Bill for Asbestos Abatement

    Falmouth School Gets Bill for Asbestos Abatement
    Teaticket Elementary School in Falmouth remains closed as the new academic year begins, due to concerns of student exposure to asbestos. School officials had hired a contractor to work on the facility this summer to address a number of repair…
  • Sep 18

    Living with Asbestosi

    Living with Asbestosi
    When we think of asbestos and the damage it can do, we are normally thinking of malignant mesothelioma.  Malignant mesothelioma is a very aggressive form of cancer that will normally result in a patient’s death within a short…
Rank this Week: 3727

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 4555

Boston Metro Business Lawyer Blog

Boston Metro Business Lawyer Blog

Covers Boston Metro Area business law. By Richard Mucci.

http://www.bostonmetrobusinesslawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2727

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 1640

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 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…
  • May 4

    Appeals Court Revisits Adverse Possession of Undeveloped Land

    Appeals Court Revisits Adverse Possession of Undeveloped Land
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently reviewed adverse possession of wild and wooded areas. In Paine v. Sexton, 88 Mass. App. Ct. 389 (2015), the Plaintiff campground operators asserted rights to property based on record title and adverse…
Rank this Week: 2394

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 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…
  • Sep 13

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Compliance: How Compliance Can Strengthen CSR

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Compliance: How Compliance Can Strengthen CSR
    This is the fourth in a series of posts reflecting excerpts from a chapter that I authored on corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) for the Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook. In weighing the costs and benefits…
Rank this Week: 3621

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: 3630

Working the Law: News and Views on…

Working the Law: News and Views on Employment Issues

Covers Massachusetts employment law issues such as employment discrimination, sexual harasment and wrongful discharge. By Jack Merrill.

http://www.framinghamlegal.com/
  • Sep 21

    Not so Fast, Department of Labor — Here come the Republicans (Again)

    Not so Fast, Department of Labor — Here come the Republicans (Again)
    In a move that once again smacks of partisan politics, Texas and Nevada are leading a 21-state challenge to the U.S. Department of Labor’s recent update to overtime regulations for white collar workers. Not surprisingly, 20 are led…
  • Sep 14

    Employers must Investigate Sexual Harassment Complaints to Reduce Risk of Punitive Damage

    Employers must Investigate Sexual Harassment Complaints to Reduce Risk of Punitive Damage
    When in doubt, investigate – carefully and thoroughly. That’s the message again delivered to employers by a recent decision of Massachusetts’ highest court. When an employee complains about sexual mistreatment or other…
  • Sep 7

    Court Rejects Another Expansion of At-Will Employment Rule

    Court Rejects Another Expansion of At-Will Employment Rule
    Yet another attempt to expand the public policy exception to the Massachusetts at-will employment rule has fallen by the wayside. This time, the court rejected a former employee’s challenge to his firing based on a concept termed,…
Rank this Week: 4109

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Aug 23

    Massachusetts SJC Expands Retail Store Liability for Slip & Fall Injurie

    Massachusetts SJC Expands Retail Store Liability for Slip & Fall Injurie
    Slip & fall accidents can be a lot more serious than many people think. No, scraped palms and knees don’t make up the bulk of the injuries that result from these events:  As a Boston slip & fall attorney, I can assure…
Rank this Week: 4810

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Covers qui tam and government law. By Greene LLP.

http://www.whistleblowerattorneys-blog.com/
  • Sep 20

    California Beauty School Pays-out $8 Million Dollars to Settle FCA Suit, Close

    California Beauty School Pays-out $8 Million Dollars to Settle FCA Suit, Close
    B&H Education, the operator of a chain of beauty and massage schools known as the “Marinello School of Beauty,” which are located in the state of California, paid over $8 million dollars to settle a False Claims Act…
  • Sep 12

    South Carolina Physical Therapy Centers to Pay $7 Million to Settle False Claims Act Lawsuit

    South Carolina Physical Therapy Centers to Pay $7 Million to Settle False Claims Act Lawsuit
    United States Attorney Beth Drake announced that the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina has settled claims of health care fraud with Drayer Physical Therapy Institute, LLC (“Drayer”) for $7.1 million…
  • Sep 6

    Spine Device Manufacturer Settles False Claims Act Lawsuit for $585,000

    Spine Device Manufacturer Settles False Claims Act Lawsuit for $585,000
    Paradigm Spine, a medical device manufacturer, has agreed to pay the United States $585,000 to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act. A former employee of the company turned whistleblower to alert the government of the fraud. Under…
Rank this Week: 2180

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 20

    Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Covered by MA Workers’ Compensation?

    Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Covered by MA Workers’ Compensation?
    Carpal tunnel syndrome is a repetitive stress injury (RSI) caused by the compression of nerves and tendons in the “carpal tunnel” of your wrist. These nerves and tendons allow your fingers to flex. Swelling around the carpal…
  • Sep 13

    Cyber Monitoring at Construction Sites can Provide ‘Real Time’ Safety Alerts.

    Cyber Monitoring at Construction Sites can Provide ‘Real Time’ Safety Alerts.
    According to recent research by Penn State’s Department of Architectural Engineering, using Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) will improve construction site safety by observing and evaluating the safety of temporary structures found on…
Rank this Week: 1371

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: 2600

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 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…
  • Sep 12

    News Flash: Minuteman Bikeway in Lexington to be Paved Between Bedford and Hancock Street

    News Flash: Minuteman Bikeway in Lexington to be Paved Between Bedford and Hancock Street
    The Lexington Department of Public Works has announced it will be paving a section of the popular Minuteman Bikeway that runs between Hancock Street and Bedford Street. Beginning today, this section of the bike path will be closed on…
  • Aug 10

    Bicycle Helmets Can Help to Drive Down Head Injurie

    Bicycle Helmets Can Help to Drive Down Head Injurie
    The Commonwealth of Massachusetts does not require bicyclists over the age of 16 to don a helmet when they take to the streets. Furthermore, the law is very clear that lack of a helmet on an injured rider is not grounds to…
Rank this Week: 2131

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Neumann Law Group.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Sep 20

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Upholds Ruling for Birth Control Manufacturer Following Teen’s Death

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Upholds Ruling for Birth Control Manufacturer Following Teen’s Death
    Leslie Nieder filed suit against Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical and Johnson & Johnson after her 17-year-old daughter, Adrianna Duffy, collapsed in her dorm room and died of a pulmonary embolism. The case alleged multiple causes of…
  • Sep 13

    Retired Massachusetts State Trooper Sues Fiat Chrysler for Defective Jeep

    Retired Massachusetts State Trooper Sues Fiat Chrysler for Defective Jeep
    Former Massachusetts State Trooper John J. Malone is suing Fiat Chrysler after being pinned against a hard wall by his Jeep Grand Cherokee. This federal lawsuit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts,…
  • Sep 13

    Retired Massachusetts State Trooper Sues Fiat Chrysler for Defective Jeep

    Retired Massachusetts State Trooper Sues Fiat Chrysler for Defective Jeep
    Former Massachusetts State Trooper John J. Malone is suing Fiat Chrysler after being pinned against a hard wall by his Jeep Grand Cherokee. This federal lawsuit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts,…
Rank this Week: 2129

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2591

Boston Injury Attorney Blog

Boston Injury Attorney Blog

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

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

    Mother and Infant in Massachusetts Escape Serious Injury when Truck Brakes Fail

    Mother and Infant in Massachusetts Escape Serious Injury when Truck Brakes Fail
    On September 7, 2016, in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, a mother and her infant child miraculously escaped injuries after the brakes in her pick-up truck failed, causing her to slam into three cars stopped at a red light. The mother and…
  • Sep 9

    Elite Rhode Island School Settles Horrifying String of Sex Abuse Case

    Elite Rhode Island School Settles Horrifying String of Sex Abuse Case
    On August 3, 2016, nearly forty years after its first incident of sexual abuse, St. George, a Rhode Island boarding school, settled suit with 30 former students, whose accounts of sexual abuse were either ignored or outright disbelieved by…
  • Sep 1

    Back to School: Tips to Keep Your Children Safe From Bus Accident

    Back to School: Tips to Keep Your Children Safe From Bus Accident
    It is back-to-school time in Massachusetts! Whether students are going to public or private school, kindergarten or twelfth grade, it is time for parents to rush to the store, buy school supplies, and brush up on their math. It is also time…
Rank this Week: 2133

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: 4897

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Sep 7

    Boston Lowering Speed Limits to Save Live

    Boston Lowering Speed Limits to Save Live
    Can lower speed limits really have an effect on traffic safety? The city of Boston thinks so. That’s why it’s been pushing for a reduced speed limit on city streets for the past few years. But changing a speed limit isn’t as…
  • Aug 24

    Vision Zero Boston Aiming to Improve Pedestrian Safety

    Vision Zero Boston Aiming to Improve Pedestrian Safety
    Boston has a problem with serious traffic injuries and fatalities, especially those involving pedestrians, and it’s doing something about it. As part of a larger plan to reduce car crashes and improve the city’s transportation…
Rank this Week: 3818

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: 4290

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

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

    Breakstone, White & Gluck Donates 100 Bicycle Helmets to The Home for Little Wanderer

    Breakstone, White & Gluck Donates 100 Bicycle Helmets to The Home for Little Wanderer
    With a donation from Breakstone, White & Gluck’s Project KidSafe campaign, children at The Home for Little Wanderers are ready for safe riding. We made a special donation of 100 bicycle helmets to The Home this week, for children…
  • Sep 12

    Breakstone, White & Gluck Donates 100 Children’s Bicycle Helmets to Randolph Police

    Breakstone, White & Gluck Donates 100 Children’s Bicycle Helmets to Randolph Police
    Attorney David White delivered the bicycle helmets to Randolph Police Commander John Hamelburg and Officer Miguel Cruz. Breakstone, White & Gluck recently teamed up with the Randolph Police Department to help children ride their bikes…
  • Sep 1

    Attorney Ronald Gluck Reaches $1.25 Million Settlement for Injured Motorcyclist

    Attorney Ronald Gluck Reaches $1.25 Million Settlement for Injured Motorcyclist
    Attorney Ronald E. Gluck recently reached a $1.25 million dollar settlement in a case involving serious injuries resulting from a motorcycle accident which occurred in Massachusetts. Attorney Gluck, who has successfully represented seriously…
Rank this Week: 4187

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

Covers divorce and family law. By Next Phase Legal LLC.

http://nextphaselegal.com/blog/
  • Sep 13

    Conciliation: What is the Advantage?

    Conciliation: What is the Advantage?
    The conciliation process can be an invaluable tool to reduce intractable conflict in cases where obstacles prevent out of court settlements and cost-effective resolutions. An experienced conciliator can serve as a conflict surgeon and help…
  • Sep 6

    Is Adultery in Massachusetts Really a Crime?

    Is Adultery in Massachusetts Really a Crime?
    In more than 20 US states, including Massachusetts, adultery is a crime. It may seem archaic, but these are still active laws on the books. In Massachusetts, adultery is considered a crime “against chastity, morality, decency, and good…
  • Sep 6

    Fighting Over Fido: Custody of Pets in a Divorce

    Fighting Over Fido: Custody of Pets in a Divorce
    When you think of custody battles between divorcing spouses, you might assume their fight is over the children. However, in some  situations, the disagreement between two separating people is not about a human child, but instead a fur…
Rank this Week: 1887

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Sep 13

    Miami Beach WaveRunner Rental Company Sued for Violating Boating Safety Law

    Miami Beach WaveRunner Rental Company Sued for Violating Boating Safety Law
    Our Florida Board Certified Admiralty & Maritime lawyers have brought a lawsuit against a Miami Beach WaveRunner rental company for its violation of boating safety laws which contributed to our client's injuries. The complaint filed in…
  • Sep 6

    Royal Caribbean sued by Passenger for Injuries Sustained in Zip Line Excursion

    Royal Caribbean sued by Passenger for Injuries Sustained in Zip Line Excursion
    The cruise passenger injury lawyers of Brais Brais & Rusak have filed lawsuit on behalf of a Texas woman against Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and a Honduran shore excursion operator for injuries sustained while participating in a zip-line…
  • Aug 19

    Florida Key's Dive Company Sued for Crewmember's Wrongful Death

    Florida Key's Dive Company Sued for Crewmember's Wrongful Death
    Our firm has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the family of a Florida Key's dive boat crewmember who lost his life. On the night of November 15, 2015, the crewmember was serving as a deck hand aboard a dive boat while seventeen…
Rank this Week: 2931

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/
  • Sep 12

    Criminal Liability for Hit and Run in Massachusett

    Criminal Liability for Hit and Run in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Anderson, a Massachusetts appellate court considered a criminal hit and run case. The defendant was charged with leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident after causing personal injury and property damage, as well…
  • Sep 2

    When Is a Patfrisk Appropriate in a Suspected Drug Crime Case in Massachusetts?

    When Is a Patfrisk Appropriate in a Suspected Drug Crime Case in Massachusetts?
    Commonwealth v. Nichols arose when two police officers trained in drug crimes went undercover to patrol a section of Boston. The officers had received multiple drug-related complaints for that neighborhood, which was already known to the…
  • Aug 21

    Probable Cause to Believe a Joint Venture Crime Has Been Committed

    Probable Cause to Believe a Joint Venture Crime Has Been Committed
    In Commonwealth v. Sanchez, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts appealed from orders that granted motions to suppress evidence that was seized during the search of codefendants. There were four companion cases. The issue in the case was whether…
Rank this Week: 3770

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Aug 9

    Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer, Is There a Link?

    Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer, Is There a Link?
    Talc, also known as talcum powder, is a naturally occurring mineral made up of magnesium, silicon, and oxygen that is highly stable, chemically inert and odorless.  Talcum powder is generally accepted as safe for cosmetic and personal…
Rank this Week: 1689

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 6

    Why Won’t my Doctor Accept Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

    Why Won’t my Doctor Accept Workers’ Compensation Insurance?
    A problem that is becoming more common for injured workers in Massachusetts is finding a competent doctor who will accept worker’s compensation insurance and the medical reimbursement rates that Massachusetts’ workers’…
  • Aug 23

    How and Why Can my Workers’ Compensation Benefits be Terminated?

    How and Why Can my Workers’ Compensation Benefits be Terminated?
    Workers’ Compensation insurers must follow certain procedures in order to lawfully terminate or reduce Massachusetts workers’ compensation benefits.  The procedure for modification or termination varies greatly depending…
  • Jul 19

    How Much Weekly Workers’ Compensation Should I Be Receiving?

    How Much Weekly Workers’ Compensation Should I Be Receiving?
    All Massachusetts weekly workers’ compensation benefits are based off of the average weekly wage of the injured worker. How Is Average Weekly Wage Figured? The calculation of average weekly wage is always based upon the employee’s…
Rank this Week: 1926

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2282

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Sep 6

    A TALE OF TENANCIES

    A TALE OF TENANCIES
    By: Attorney William Rosa| Partner Whenever you are acquiring real estate it is important to have your attorney assist you in determining the manner in which you will hold title to the property. The manner in which you hold title is important…
  • Aug 22

    “SAY WHAT YOU MEAN, AND MEAN WHAT YOU SAY”

    “SAY WHAT YOU MEAN, AND MEAN WHAT YOU SAY”
    By: Attorney Kevin P. McRoy| Partner As I was growing up, my father used to tell me the same phrase over and over again, undoubtedly trying to cement the mantra into my brain… “Say what you mean, and mean what you say!” The…
  • Aug 8

    The Importance of Estate Planning for Parent

    The Importance of Estate Planning for Parent
    By: Attorney Dianna M. Williams| Associate If something were to happen to you, who would you want to raise your children? People often associate estate planning with older, retired individuals; however, it is just as important for young…
Rank this Week: 2397

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Uninusured and Unregistered Charges Dismissed

    Uninusured and Unregistered Charges Dismissed
    CJ, a 23 year old chef from Andover, was driving home from work when the North Andover Police ran a random license plate check on his vehicle. The check came back that the registration had been revoked for insurance cancellation for…
  • Sep 3

    Uninusured and Unregistered Charges Dismissed

    Uninusured and Unregistered Charges Dismissed
    CJ, a 23 year old chef from Andover, was driving home from work when the North Andover Police ran a random license plate check on his vehicle. The check came back that the registration had been revoked for insurance cancellation for…
  • Sep 3

    OUI Drug Charge and Possession With Intent To Distribute Charge Dismissed

    OUI Drug Charge and Possession With Intent To Distribute Charge Dismissed
    On May 3, 2016 ZA, a 25 year old grocery clerk from Lynn, ingested a substantial quantity of drugs. He got in his car and was driving through Topsfield. The police found ZA in his vehicle. He appeared to be unconscious. The car was running;…
Rank this Week: 4688

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Covers Massachusetts law in the areas of family law, real estate, litigation, and other legal issues. By Alan Pransky.

http://massfamilylawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    PLAY DATES, GUNS, AND OTHER SAFETY QUESTIONS

    PLAY DATES, GUNS, AND OTHER SAFETY QUESTIONS
    This morning on the news there was a story about an 11 year old who was shot in the face. The shooting was accidental and the gun was legally registered and owned. One child was at another child's home and they found the gun and played with…
  • Mar 20

    The court didn't give me custody of my children. Am I a bad parent?

    The court didn't give me custody of my children. Am I a bad parent?
    In most custody cases, both parents are good parents who can take care of the children. A judge has to decide custody between two good choices. In most Massachusetts custody battles, custody is not decided on the basis that one parent is…
  • Jan 19

    A search of a computer for “communications” includes photographs.

    A search of a computer for “communications” includes photographs.
    In a recent case in Massachusetts a court ruled that a search warrant issued for a computer (in this case an iPhone) properly included a search for photographs. The search in this case arose out of a shooting on a city street between two…
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Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Deadly Crash Exposes Dangers of Shuttle Buse

    Deadly Crash Exposes Dangers of Shuttle Buse
    Early in the morning of August 1, 2016, two people were tragically killed and several others were injured when a Hampton Inn shuttle bus was involved in a rear end crash while transporting passengers from Logan Airport.  A Subaru Legacy…
  • Aug 29

    Medtronic Faces Whistleblower Suit Alleging “Off-Label” Promotion of Spinal Implant

    Medtronic Faces Whistleblower Suit Alleging “Off-Label” Promotion of Spinal Implant
    Medtronic, one of the world’s most prominent manufacturers of medical devices, has been named in a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that it regularly promoted its spinal implants for use in the neck despite the fact that the devices were…
  • Jul 29

    Distracted Walking – Pokemon Go Causing Injuries and Accident

    Distracted Walking – Pokemon Go Causing Injuries and Accident
    The newest app craze sweeping the country is Pokemon Go, a smartphone game created by Niantic and the Pokemon Company and released over the summer.  The app uses smart phone cameras and GPS tracking, which when integrated with the app,…
Rank this Week: 2767

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Illinois Bans Noncompetes for Low Wage Earner

    Illinois Bans Noncompetes for Low Wage Earner
    On August 19, Illinois Governor Rauner signed the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. In short, the Act bans the use of noncompete agreements for low wage workers, i.e., those earning less than the greater of the minimum… More
  • Aug 20

    Trying a new look…

    Trying a new look…
    For a very long time (probably since I started the blog in 2010), I have not been happy with the design. So, I finally decided to do something about it and will be trying out some different… More
  • Aug 14

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart
    Every state but Massachusetts and New York has adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (the UTSA) in one form or another – though some may quibble with whether Alabama or North Carolina actually adopted it. (The Uniform Law…
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Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By KJC Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyer-blog.com/
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Boston Head Injury Blog

Boston Head Injury Blog

By the Law Office of David Dwork.

http://www.bostonheadinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • Aug 23

    WWE TBI Class Action Lawsuit

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

    Boston Brain Injury Law Video

    Boston Brain Injury Law Video
    Please review my new video in which we provide an overview of our Brain Injury TBI law practice in Boston, Massachusetts. I have over 30 years of experience as an attorney helping survivors of brain injury & their families get ……
  • Jun 7

    Please review my new video

    Please review my new video
    Please review my new video in which we provide an overview of our Brain Injury TBI law practice in Boston, Massachusetts. I have over 30 years of experience as an attorney helping survivors of brain injury & their families get ……
Rank this Week: 2749

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/
  • 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.…
  • Jun 23

    United States Supreme Court Throws a Wrench in “Attenuation Doctrine” in Search & Seizure Case

    United States Supreme Court Throws a Wrench in “Attenuation Doctrine” in Search & Seizure Case
    The United States Supreme Court, in a decision concerning the lawfulness of a stop and search of a man, founds grounds to justify the arrest of the person despite ruling that the police officer violated the man’s constitutional rights…
Rank this Week: 4508

Injury Lawyer Blog

Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Naumes Law Group.

http://www.injurylawyer.pro/
  • Aug 19

    Initial Settlements for the Amtrak Pennsylvania Derailment Victim

    Initial Settlements for the Amtrak Pennsylvania Derailment Victim
    On May 12, 2015, a devastating derailment of a Pennsylvania Amtrak train occurred. The Amtrak train was occupied by a little over 240 people when the accident transpired. The derailment ensued while the train was traveling at over double…
  • Aug 19

    Initial Settlements for the Amtrak Pennsylvania Derailment Victim

    Initial Settlements for the Amtrak Pennsylvania Derailment Victim
    On May 12, 2015, a devastating derailment of a Pennsylvania Amtrak train occurred. The Amtrak train was occupied by a little over 240 people when the accident transpired. The derailment ensued while the train was traveling at over double…
  • Aug 10

    Backseat Crash Test Dummies Allow for Advanced Testing Vehicle Safety

    Backseat Crash Test Dummies Allow for Advanced Testing Vehicle Safety
    With the present day evolution of transportation vehicles coupled with the steady use of transportation services, a shift towards focusing on the backseat car passenger’s safety is of the upmost concern. Transportation services and ride…
Rank this Week: 2265

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
  • Aug 18

    Attorney Wong Obtains Groundbreaking Ruling - Text Messages Are Discoverable at the BSEA

    Attorney Wong Obtains Groundbreaking Ruling - Text Messages Are Discoverable at the BSEA
    Attorney Wong recently prevailed in an important discovery dispute at the Bureau of Special Education Appeals ("BSEA").  While the BSEA does not always publish its Rulings, this Ruling was published and can be read here -  In Re:…
  • Aug 16

    US Department of Education Releases Significant Guidance on Rights of Students with ADHD

    US Department of Education Releases Significant Guidance on Rights of Students with ADHD
    On July 26, 2016, the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) published a Dear Colleague letter and Resource Guide to ensure that students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were receiving…
  • Aug 11

    DESE Issues Transition Advisory

    DESE Issues Transition Advisory
    ​On July 14, 2016 the State Director of Special Education issued an advisory to help school districts provide students on IEPs with high quality transition services.  You can read the entire advisory here. The advisory…
Rank this Week: 4582

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Aug 17

    Career Resources From the Library

    Career Resources From the Library
    Whether you are participating in OCI or not, the library has resources to help you with your job search. If you are interested in finding contact information for BU alumni, for example, you can use Leadership Library. Additionally, we have a…
  • Aug 12

    Welcome!

    Welcome!
    Please join us in welcoming our newest law librarians: Stefanie Maclin-Hurd, Kate Cochrane, and Shira Megerman! Kindle
  • Jun 24

    Brexit – What does this mean for the EU and the UK?

    Brexit – What does this mean for the EU and the UK?
    The dramatic win of the Brexit campaign is dominating the news.  Any member state may withdraw from the EU under Art. 50 which can be found on Eur-Lex, the EU’s legal portal.  That withdrawal will take effect 2 years…
Rank this Week: 3865

Boston Workers Compensation…

Boston Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

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

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationattorney-blog.com/
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Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers patient safety topics and related verdicts and settlements. By Lubin & Meyer PC.

http://www.thepatientsafetyblog.org/
  • Aug 11

    Have Prostate Screening Guidelines Put African-American Men At Risk?

    Have Prostate Screening Guidelines Put African-American Men At Risk?
    A recent prostate cancer study which found a 72% increase in advanced (metastatic) cancers in a decade has drawn renewed attention to prostate screening guidelines. The PSA test, the best tool in diagnosing prostate cancer, also can create…
  • Jul 22

    As Prostate Cancer Screenings Have Decreased; Advanced Cancers Have Skyrocketed

    As Prostate Cancer Screenings Have Decreased; Advanced Cancers Have Skyrocketed
    Study shows 72% increase in metastatic prostate cancer cases in the past decade A dramatic rise in advanced prostate cancer has been reported by a Northwestern Medical study published in Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, July 19, 2016,…
  • Jul 12

    Cardiology Malpractice Claims Study: Why Patients Sue

    Cardiology Malpractice Claims Study: Why Patients Sue
    Missed Diagnosis Is Leading Cause of Cardiology Malpractice Lawsuits What leads cardiac patients to file medical malpractice lawsuits? According to a review of 429 cardiology claims that closed between 2007 and 2013 by The Doctors Company…
Rank this Week: 2286

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Covers Massachusetts family law. By Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates.

http://northandovermafamilylawattorney.com/
  • Jul 25

    My Divorce is Final-Now What?

    My Divorce is Final-Now What?
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover If you are nearing the end of a divorce or have recently signed the papers to finalize your divorce, you may be asking yourself: “What’s next”? Sure, the actual legal part of…
  • Apr 15

    5 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Divorcing

    5 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Divorcing
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover Concealing or overlooking an asset: In Massachusetts all property, no matter how or when acquired, is considered marital property.  How it is divided is another subject entirely. That said, even if it is…
  • Mar 16

    Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates welcomes clients, colleagues and friends to new office in North Andover

    Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates welcomes clients, colleagues and friends to new office in North Andover
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates hosted an open house for more than 50 clients, colleagues and friends at its High Street location in North Andover’s Historic Mill Buildings to celebrate 30 years in…
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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/
  • 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”,…
  • Jun 20

    The Beach is Which Way?

    The Beach is Which Way?
    On June 17, 2016, the Supreme Judicial Court decided an interesting zoning case concerning whether the holder of a beach access easement has standing to challenge a zoning determination affecting the beach parcel.  The case is Picard v.…
  • Feb 19

    City of Boston Updates its Inclusionary Development Policy

    City of Boston Updates its Inclusionary Development Policy
    In December 2015, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh signed an Executive Order Relative to Inclusionary Development updating the city’s Inclusionary Development Policy (IDP), which has been in place since 2000. The IDP applies to residential…
Rank this Week: 2957