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Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Hip Replacement Surgery as Treatment for Arthriti

    Hip Replacement Surgery as Treatment for Arthriti
    A recent news feature form WBAL TV looks at a total hip replacement procedure as a treatment for arthritis. The article focuses on a common belief held by prospective patients that having hip pain is just a normal sign of getting older and…
  • Feb 5

    Report: Listeria Outbreak Leads to Salad Mix Plant Shutdown

    Report: Listeria Outbreak Leads to Salad Mix Plant Shutdown
    According to a recent news article from Cincinnati.com, a listeria outbreak, which has allegedly resulted in at least one death, has led to the complete shutdown of a Dole packaging facility in Springfield, Ohio that shipped the potentially…
  • Feb 1

    Testosterone Replacement Therapy Also Dangerous for Your Poker Game

    Testosterone Replacement Therapy Also Dangerous for Your Poker Game
    As you are probably aware, testosterone replacement therapy has become very popular over the last ten years. While the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved testosterone replacement hormone in the 1970s, there were very…
Rank this Week: 2229

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Bankruptcy in Massachusetts 10 Years Later

    Bankruptcy in Massachusetts 10 Years Later
    Just over ten years ago, on October 17, 2005, the Bankruptcy Abuse and Consumer Protection Act became law, and amended the federal bankruptcy requirements in many fundamental ways. Folks still call us up and ask about the changes and what the…
  • Feb 3

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Fraud and Income Tax Evasion

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Fraud and Income Tax Evasion
    This blog has repeatedly reported on what not to do when filing for personal bankruptcy protection and getting a “fresh start” and the reports come down to this:  do not submit false testimony, be honest in your bankruptcy…
  • Jan 13

    Former Worcester Airline Direct Air Executives File Bankruptcy and Charged with Fraud

    Former Worcester Airline Direct Air Executives File Bankruptcy and Charged with Fraud
    Direct Air was a private charter airline that flew out of numerous small airports including Worcester Regional Airport through 2012.  Formally known as Southern Air & Tours, doing business as Myrtle Beach Direct Air & Tours, and…
Rank this Week: 4797

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2490

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/
  • Feb 9

    What is Hearsay in Massachusetts?

    What is Hearsay in Massachusetts?
    You have probably heard it raised as an objection in movies or television shows, “Objection! Hearsay, Your Honor.” But what is hearsay? What does that mean? Many people think of it as “he said, she said” evidence,…
  • Jan 28

    Breathalyzer Test Results Questioned by Massachusetts Court

    Breathalyzer Test Results Questioned by Massachusetts Court
    A consolidated case is being heard in Concord, the Milford Daily News reports, that will determine whether the use of breathalyzer testing devices to gather proof that a driver was operating a vehicle under the influence (OUI) of alcohol is…
  • Jan 13

    Boston Police Have Been Using Cell Phone Tracker

    Boston Police Have Been Using Cell Phone Tracker
    The recent revelation of a non-disclosure agreement signed by the Boston Police Department at the request of the FBI has raised some concerns in the criminal defense world after a public records request generated proof of Boston PD’s…
Rank this Week: 4271

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Feb 9

    H-1B CAP SUBJECT PETITIONS FOR FY 2017 MAY BE FILED STARTING APRIL 2, 2016

    H-1B CAP SUBJECT PETITIONS FOR FY 2017 MAY BE FILED STARTING APRIL 2, 2016
    The time is now for employers who wish to hire foreign professionals to work for their companies in H-1B status to start the process.  For the past several years,  both the annual H-1B cap of 65,000 petitions and US…
  • Feb 9

    VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2016

    VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2016
    The Visa Bulletin for March 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…
  • Dec 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JANUARY 2016

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JANUARY 2016
    The Visa Bulletin for January 2015 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…
Rank this Week: 4287

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    The Complexity of a Workers’ Compensation Claim

    The Complexity of a Workers’ Compensation Claim
    If you are injured on the job, you expect to be paid workers’ compensation benefits. While this may be what you are hoping for, not every situation is cut and dry. As you deal with your injuries, the last thing you want is to be bogged…
  • Feb 5

    C-Section Malpractice: What You Need to Know

    C-Section Malpractice: What You Need to Know
    A C-section has become a common surgical procedure. While most women make their way through this process without complications, not everybody is as fortunate. There are two primary types of C-section malpractice: Improperly performing a…
  • Feb 2

    January 2016 Blog Review

    January 2016 Blog Review
    With the first month of the year behind us, 2016 is now in full swing. In January, we published content spanning a variety of topics. If you missed any of these posts, now is a good time to catch up. You may come across some advice or tips…
Rank this Week: 3249

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers…

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Updates – Are you a Victim?

    Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Updates – Are you a Victim?
    Women diagnosed with pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence may have transvaginal mesh devices implanted during surgery to repair the damage. This plastic, net-like material made of polypropylene, also known as urogynecologic…
  • Feb 4

    The Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs on the Market Today

    The Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs on the Market Today
    Prescription drugs and other medical advances have resulted in a steady increase in life expectancy over the years. However, prescription drugs have also wreaked havoc, as the abuse of painkillers continues to grow and defective or…
  • Jan 12

    Invokana Lawsuits on the Rise – Speaking to a Lawyer About Your Case Makes Sense

    Invokana Lawsuits on the Rise – Speaking to a Lawyer About Your Case Makes Sense
    Lawsuits against manufacturers of the drug Invokana have been increasing rapidly as reports of serious injuries rise. Potentially life threatening conditions, such as kidney failure and high levels of blood acid are linked to the drug.…
Rank this Week: 3500

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Crane Collapse in New York City Kills One, Injures Three

    Crane Collapse in New York City Kills One, Injures Three
    High winds are to blame for a deadly crane collapse in New York City Friday morning. According to Mayor Bill de Blasio, workers were attempting to secure the crane at the time of the incident. Shortly before 8:30 am, the massive piece of…
  • Jan 28

    Top 5 Massachusetts Work Injuries and How to Avoid Them

    Top 5 Massachusetts Work Injuries and How to Avoid Them
    There’s no question that some jobs are more dangerous than others, but occupations that appear perfectly safe often have a higher percentage of injured employees. The top five workplace injuries can occur in almost any occupation, from…
  • Jan 25

    OSHA’s Removal of ‘Slips, Trips, and Falls’ Rule Leaves Employers on Shaky Ground

    OSHA’s Removal of ‘Slips, Trips, and Falls’ Rule Leaves Employers on Shaky Ground
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration establishes rules, regulations, and standards that employers must comply with to maintain a safe working environment for employees. In addition to protecting employee safety, OSHA regulations…
Rank this Week: 4361

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

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

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
Rank this Week: 2476

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/
  • Feb 8

    Small Employer Forced to Pay more than $100,000 for Wage Violation

    Small Employer Forced to Pay more than $100,000 for Wage Violation
    A local grocer is learning the hard way how important it is not only to properly pay employees under state wage laws but to keep good records demonstrating that it did so. Following an investigation by the Massachusetts Attorney…
  • Jan 25

    New Equal Pay Bill Makes Progress in State Legislature

    New Equal Pay Bill Makes Progress in State Legislature
    A bill to replace Massachusetts’ aging equal pay law is making progress in the state legislature and may be heading for final approval. Late last week, a Senate committee produced a revised version of the pending legislation and…
  • Jan 12

    Massachusetts Minimum Wage Now at $10/Hour

    Massachusetts Minimum Wage Now at $10/Hour
    Effective January 1, 2016, the Massachusetts minimum wage was increased to $10/hour. The increase is part two of a three-part process that will increase the minimum wage to $11/hour on January 1, 2017. The state’s minimum for tipped…
Rank this Week: 4236

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
Rank this Week: 3774

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 6

    NYC Construction Crane Accident: High-Risk, Anywhere

    NYC Construction Crane Accident: High-Risk, Anywhere
    Most of us see construction sites, and the cranes that tower over them, as an average, everyday thing.  And they are, especially in cities.  Most people see them as a sign of strong economic activity; investments in jobs and…
  • Jan 28

    Massachusetts Hospitals Allowing “Simultaneous Surgeries”: Wise Practice, or Foolish? Part Two of Two

    Massachusetts Hospitals Allowing “Simultaneous Surgeries”: Wise Practice, or Foolish? Part Two of Two
    In my previous post on this subject, I wrote of how The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team recently ran a Spotlight Investigation into the practice of surgeons conducting “simultaneous surgeries: at the esteemed Massachusetts General…
  • Jan 16

    Medical Negligence In “Simultaneous Surgeries”: Here in Massachusett

    Medical Negligence In “Simultaneous Surgeries”: Here in Massachusett
    I’ve written in this blog extensively on the subject of medical negligence.  Some people have a hard time believing that medical negligence (medical malpractice) is really all that prevalent.  But it is – far more than…
Rank this Week: 4145

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal ethics and law practice. By Keith L. Miller, Esq.

http://www.legalmalpracticelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2153

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice issues and cases. By the Law Offices of Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonlegalmalpracticelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 3392

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/
  • Feb 5

    Do Your Job: Filling Out Your Experience While Looking for Work [Video]

    Do Your Job: Filling Out Your Experience While Looking for Work [Video]
    We know you just want to do your job. If you’re an unemployed or underemployed attorney, Jared is talking to you. For 80 seconds. Spoiler Alert: We announce LCL’s new Work Search Group, led by LCL psychologist Shawn Healy, Ph.D,…
  • Jan 28

    Technophile or Technophobe? Don’t Let One Bad Day Ruin It for Everyone Else

    Technophile or Technophobe? Don’t Let One Bad Day Ruin It for Everyone Else
    So, you had a bad day.  Happens to the best of us.  Even so, you shouldn’t let it color your vision of the future.  Let’s take the example of legal technology applications. When lawyers deign to upgrade their…
  • Jan 22

    Online Checkup: Google Yourself [Video]

    Online Checkup: Google Yourself [Video]
    Yes. Google yourself. Jared will tell you what’s at stake if you don’t. When you’re ready to start managing your reputation, head over to the Legal Toolkit podcast, Online Reviews: Yelp for Help. And after you’ve…
Rank this Week: 4840

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
Rank this Week: 3793

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: 2348

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/
  • Feb 4

    Offensive Battery in Massachusett

    Offensive Battery in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Messina, a Massachusetts appeals court considered a case involving charges of offensive battery. Under G. L. c. 265, § 13A, the Commonwealth is required to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant…
  • Jan 20

    Intent to Distribute Marijuana in Massachusett

    Intent to Distribute Marijuana in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Stampley, a Massachusetts defendant appealed from a jury conviction under G.L. c. 94C, § 32C(a) for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He argued that the evidence was not sufficient to show he had…
  • Jan 5

    Distribution of Heroin in Massachusett

    Distribution of Heroin in Massachusett
    Trafficking in heroin in Massachusetts is prohibited by Section 32E of the Controlled Substances Act. Often, attorneys must defend a drug crime like this one by using a motion to suppress evidence. In Commonwealth v. Alix, the defendant…
Rank this Week: 3411

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    Pop Quiz: Do you know what constitutes plagiarism at your college?

    Pop Quiz: Do you know what constitutes plagiarism at your college?
    As far as we know, every college and university in the country has a student handbook or honor code that provides rules for how students must perform their work and the standards they are expected to meet. And as far as we know, at every…
  • Jan 28

    After 25 Years, Massachusetts Finally Ends the Incarceration of Addicted Women

    After 25 Years, Massachusetts Finally Ends the Incarceration of Addicted Women
    Last week, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed H. 3944 (now H. 3947), An Act Relative to Substance Abuse, Treatment, Education and Prevention. The bill will, if passed, aim to curb the increasing numbers of opioid addictions and…
  • Jan 19

    An Update on the Law Concerning Campus Sexual Assault

    An Update on the Law Concerning Campus Sexual Assault
    Over a year ago, I published a blog post describing the unfair processes used by many schools to deal with complaints of sexual assault and harassment, and compared it to the criminal justice system. As I wrote then, the Department of…
Rank this Week: 2486

Injury Lawyer Blog

Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Naumes Law Group.

http://www.injurylawyer.pro/
  • Feb 3

    BOSTON SCIENTIFIC TRANSVAGINAL MESH TRIALS

    BOSTON SCIENTIFIC TRANSVAGINAL MESH TRIALS
    BOSTON SCIENTIFIC TRANSVAGINAL MESH TRIALS             Mesh trials against Boston Scientific for pelvic mesh products have been met with mixed results. To date twelve cases have gone to a…
  • Sep 8

    Transvaginal Mesh Update Regarding C.R. Bard & Johnson & Johnson

    Transvaginal Mesh Update Regarding C.R. Bard & Johnson & Johnson
    Transvaginal Mesh Update   As summer ends there is optimism regarding upcoming transvaginal mesh settlements. Recently firms have settled with C.R. Bard, and Coloplast for sums that exceed the previous settlements with American Medical…
  • May 13

    TRAGIC AMTRAK ACCIDENT IN PHILADELPHIA

    TRAGIC AMTRAK ACCIDENT IN PHILADELPHIA
      Last night, Amtrak Northeast Regional train 188 derailed in Philadelphia, killing 6 and injuring hundreds. The train, operating from Washington to New York, overturned and crashed at approximately 9:45 p.m. It was carrying 238…
Rank this Week: 2317

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4449

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
  • Feb 1

    Clearing Away Cloud Confusion; MBBP Team to Illuminate Intricacies of Buying and Selling Cloud Service

    Clearing Away Cloud Confusion; MBBP Team to Illuminate Intricacies of Buying and Selling Cloud Service
    Lawyers for technology companies are increasingly asked to assess the risks of client companies shifting from standard sales and licenses to a cloud model, and lawyers for every company need to assess the pros and cons of receiving core…
  • Feb 1

    What’s in Your Employee Handbook? (It Matters!)

    What’s in Your Employee Handbook? (It Matters!)
    Employee handbooks are helpful as long as they are accurate, up-to-date and do not unintentionally create contractual rights. But handbooks that contain promissory language, legally non-compliant policies or outdated information may result in…
  • Jan 22

    MBBP Attorney to Host Office Hours at TechSandBox 1/28/2016

    MBBP Attorney to Host Office Hours at TechSandBox 1/28/2016
    On  Thursday, January 28, MBBP Attorney Sean Detweiler will host Office Hours at TechSandBox to help answer your patent and strategy questions. Office Hours provides access to experts in topics such as…
Rank this Week: 4781

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

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

http://northandovermafamilylawattorney.com/
  • Feb 1

    Resolutions to Try to Keep as a Newly Divorced Parent

    Resolutions to Try to Keep as a Newly Divorced Parent
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover   You are a newly divorced parent and managed to survive the holidays.  Now it is one month into the New Year and it seems like there are a whole new set of obstacles ahead. The magic of the…
  • Dec 29

    Divorce and the Holidays-Helping Children Stay in the Spirit

    Divorce and the Holidays-Helping Children Stay in the Spirit
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover The holidays are upon us and for most it is a joyful time of year filled with love and traditions. However, many parents and children may be new to navigating through family changes and holidays after divorce…
  • Nov 16

    Divorce and the Classroom: The Effects of Divorce or Separation on Children and Academic

    Divorce and the Classroom: The Effects of Divorce or Separation on Children and Academic
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover School has been in full-swing for two months now and the holidays are right around the corner. If you are a parent in the midst of a divorce or separation, or are a teacher in a classroom, there are…
Rank this Week: 3577

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Attorney Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    What Happens To My Social Security Benefits If I Settle My Workers’ Comp Case? – Part 2

    What Happens To My Social Security Benefits If I Settle My Workers’ Comp Case? – Part 2
    Part 1 of this blog dealt with how weekly workers’ compensation benefits and monthly Social Security Disability benefits can offset each other.  But what happens if you settle your workers’ comp case? In Part 1, we used an…
  • Jan 6

    Can I Receive Both Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Social Security Disability benefits? – Part 1

    Can I Receive Both Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Social Security Disability benefits? – Part 1
    The Short answer is “Yes.” However, depending upon certain factors, one may not be able to collect his or her Social Security Disability benefit in full.  This is because the receipt of weekly workers’ compensation…
  • Apr 28

    How Much Is My Workers Comp Case Worth?

    How Much Is My Workers Comp Case Worth?
    How Much Is My Workers Comp Case Worth? This is one of the most common questions asked of attorneys practicing in workers compensation, or any personal injury type of law.  For someone who has sustained a work-related injury, with…
Rank this Week: 2360

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
  • Jan 31

    Trade Secret | Noncompete – Issues and Cases in the News – January Update

    Trade Secret | Noncompete – Issues and Cases in the News – January Update
    Having looked back over the last couple of years, I realized that I have failed to provide enough updates on issues and cases making trade secrets | noncompete news. So, I am going to try to resume those efforts moving forward.…
  • Jan 30

    2015 Trade Secrets and Noncompetes Year in Review

    2015 Trade Secrets and Noncompetes Year in Review
    In anticpation of speaking at the Boston Bar Association’s 16th Annual Intellectual Property Year in Review earlier this month, with some assistance from several of my colleagues (Nicole Daly, Hannah Joseph, and Will…
  • Jan 11

    Trade Secret and Noncompete Survey – National Case Graph 2016

    Trade Secret and Noncompete Survey – National Case Graph 2016
    As regular readers of this blog know, several years ago, I became curious to see how many reported trade secret / noncompete decisions were issued each year in all federal and state courts around the country. So, I did a “back of the…
Rank this Week: 4516

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of John S. Moffa.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 2370

Massachusetts Employment Law Blog

Massachusetts Employment Law Blog

By Goldstein & Clegg.

http://goldsteinandclegglaw.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Jan 16

    Can you be laid-off without notice?

    Can you be laid-off without notice?
    Losing a job due to no fault of your own is traumatic enough. The financial concern is great, and even if you are laid off and can collect some small portion of unemployment benefits, your family can suffer a serious financial hardship. How…
  • Dec 27

    Can my boss retaliate against me for complaining about my pay?

    Can my boss retaliate against me for complaining about my pay?
    As an employee in Massachusetts, you may be considered an employee at will, and you employer may even be able to fire you for no reason at all, but if they do take adverse actions against you because you complained about your pay or demanded…
Rank this Week: 1918

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/
  • 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…
  • Jan 16

    Can you be laid-off without notice?

    Can you be laid-off without notice?
    Losing a job due to no fault of your own is traumatic enough. The financial concern is great, and even if you are laid off and can collect some small portion of unemployment benefits, your family can suffer a serious financial hardship. How…
  • Dec 27

    Can my boss retaliate against me for complaining about my pay?

    Can my boss retaliate against me for complaining about my pay?
    As an employee in Massachusetts, you may be considered an employee at will, and you employer may even be able to fire you for no reason at all, but if they do take adverse actions against you because you complained about your pay or demanded…
Rank this Week: 1811

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/
  • Jan 28

    Will Bill Cosby Rape Trial Succeed? Part Two of Two

    Will Bill Cosby Rape Trial Succeed? Part Two of Two
    In my previous post on this subject, I wrote of how the only sex crime prosecution to date against Bill Cosby, may be ultimately derailed. The reason has to do with an agreement that the previous Montgomery County District Attorney, Bruce…
  • Jan 16

    Bill Cosby Rape Prosecution May Go South – Part One of Two

    Bill Cosby Rape Prosecution May Go South – Part One of Two
    Up until very recently, it looked as though Bill Cosby’s legal luck had run out; that the celebrity actor was finally going to face prosecution for at least one allegation of rape and sexual assault.  That case stems out of…
  • Dec 20

    Body Cameras for Law Enforcement: Good for Police, Good for Citizen

    Body Cameras for Law Enforcement: Good for Police, Good for Citizen
    There’s been a lot of talk lately, across the country and in Massachusetts also, about whether or not police patrol officers and other law enforcement personnel should wear body cameras.   This debate has been fueled, of…
Rank this Week: 1987

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Colonoscopy Scare Hits Western Massachusett

    Colonoscopy Scare Hits Western Massachusett
    Over the past several years, there have been disturbing reports of exposure to blood-borne diseases such as HIV, and Hepatitis B and C after undergoing colonoscopies. The most recent of these cases was reported earlier this month at Baystate…
  • Jan 21

    Proposed Massachusetts Law Bans Use of Cell Phones While Driving

    Proposed Massachusetts Law Bans Use of Cell Phones While Driving
    While a true New England winter has not yet set in, there are plenty of hazards to navigate on the roads, including drivers distracted by cell phones and other handheld devices. The sight of a vehicle drifting into another lane because the…
  • Dec 30

    Liability for Criminal Acts and Violence Occurring Outside of Taverns and Bar

    Liability for Criminal Acts and Violence Occurring Outside of Taverns and Bar
    During the early morning hours of Thanksgiving, a 29 year-old MBTA employee named Jephthe Chery was shot and killed outside of Who's On First, a well-known bar located on Yawkey Way right across from Fenway Park. Mr. Chery, who was an…
Rank this Week: 2914

Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers legal strategies in Massachusetts injury and wrongful death cases. By Karsner & Meehan, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3732

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

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

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 27

    A Warning for Long-Term Care Patients: Monitor Your B12 Level

    A Warning for Long-Term Care Patients: Monitor Your B12 Level
    Today’s entry is a little different from my usual blogs, and it’s written especially for my clients who are currently receiving some form of long-term care. A brand-new study out of Canada, reported in U.S. News & World…
  • Jan 20

    You Can’t Paint Long-Term Care Insurance with a Broad Brush

    You Can’t Paint Long-Term Care Insurance with a Broad Brush
    Forbes has an interesting new article that traces the history of long-term care insurance in America. It’s a topic I suspect many college history courses fail to touch upon, and not many more law school classes either. Essentially, the…
  • Jan 13

    A New Year, A New Hope for Dementia

    A New Year, A New Hope for Dementia
    Star Wars is all anyone is talking about these days, so I supposed it’s appropriate to be blogging about “a new hope.” (For those who’ve been hiding under an asteroid for the last forty years, A New Hope is the…
Rank this Week: 3866

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

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

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2604

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

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

http://nextphaselegal.com/blog/
  • Jan 22

    Returning to Work During or After Your Massachusetts Divorce

    Returning to Work During or After Your Massachusetts Divorce
    Fixating on the amount of your Massachusetts child support may not be the best idea. Note:  This article originally appeared in the October/November 2015 issue of New England Woman Magazine. If you are considering a divorce, or already…
  • Aug 23

    Siblings & Elder Mediation

    Siblings & Elder Mediation
    Siblings and Elder Mediation As our family members age, conflict between siblings is no longer based upon who gets to decide what to watch on TV or who gets to sit in the front seat.  A myriad of issues may surface requiring a consensus…
  • Jul 9

    Online Divorce Mediation Without Pant

    Online Divorce Mediation Without Pant
    Are you feeling constricted?  Maybe you have not found the right fit for your divorce or other mediation? Yes, the rumors are true. You can resolve your Massachusetts divorce, family, or business matter without leaving your own home or…
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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/
  • Jan 15

    Massachusetts State Medical Board Takes Action on Simultaneous Surgerie

    Massachusetts State Medical Board Takes Action on Simultaneous Surgerie
    Following a Spotlight report by the Boston Globe and lawsuits filed by Lubin & Meyer regarding "concurrent surgeries," the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine approved new regulations requiring surgeons to document…
  • Dec 14

    The Problem with Problem Lists: How Medical Records Policy Can Backfire

    The Problem with Problem Lists: How Medical Records Policy Can Backfire
    Largest Medical Malpractice Verdict of the Year Hinges on "Problem List" When a 28-year-old woman suffered a severe stroke after giving birth to her first born child, it was an unexpected outcome given that the woman's…
  • Nov 16

    Concurrent Surgeries in the Spotlight: Is it Safe To Run Two Operations at Once?

    Concurrent Surgeries in the Spotlight: Is it Safe To Run Two Operations at Once?
    The Boston Globe Spotlight Team has exposed a practice at Massachusetts General Hospital of some leading orthopedic surgeons double-booking operating rooms in order to run "concurrent surgeries" — that is, having two patients in…
Rank this Week: 2331

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/
  • Jan 10

    CASE OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY: ALL CRIMINAL CHARGES DISMISSED

    CASE OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY: ALL CRIMINAL CHARGES DISMISSED
    In the summer of 2015 a male in his early 20s went into a Market Basket store in Lawrence and stole a Mountain Dew. As he was headed out of the store he was confronted by a loss prevention officer. A scuffle broke out and the police were…
  • Jan 9

    INDECENT ASSAULT & BATTERY: NOT GUILTY VERDICT BY JURY IN 18 MINUTES

    INDECENT ASSAULT & BATTERY: NOT GUILTY VERDICT BY JURY IN 18 MINUTES
    On Thursday, January 7, 2016 a Salem District Court jury found KU, a former Salem State University freshman, not guilty of Indecent Assault & Battery and Assault & Battery after deliberating for only 18 minutes. The case went back to…
  • Dec 30

    POSSESSION OF HEROIN CHARGE DIVERTED OUT OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

    POSSESSION OF HEROIN CHARGE DIVERTED OUT OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
    KC, a 27 year old mechanic from Hampstead, NH, got caught purchasing heroin during a police surveillance operation at a hotel in Andover. He was arrested on Saturday, December 26, 2015 and released to appear in Lawrence District Court for an…
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Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
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Massachusetts Estate Planning,…

Massachusetts Estate Planning, Probate & Elder Law

Features a blend of common sense info for clients and family caregivers and in-depth probate, tax and Medicaid analysis for lawyers & CPAs. By Brian E. Barreira.

http://elderlaw.info/
Rank this Week: 4904

Boston Workers Compensation…

Boston Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

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

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2078

Massachusetts Employment Lawyer…

Massachusetts Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts employment laws governing maternity leave, discrimination, and wages. By the Brown Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 24

    2015 MASSACHUSETTS LAWYERS’ SEASONAL GREETING

    2015 MASSACHUSETTS LAWYERS’ SEASONAL GREETING
    In an abundance of good faith, from us (collectively, the “Wishor”) to you (hereinafter referred to as the “Wishee”), please accept without obligation, implied or implicit, our best wishes for an environmentally…
  • Apr 8

    Starting a Small Business in Boston in 2015? We Can Help.

    Starting a Small Business in Boston in 2015? We Can Help.
    Founding a small business is a venture packed with excitement. It’s a test of your savvy and personal strength. Many also find it to be a source of immense pride and a satisfying accomplishment. 2014 is a perfect year to make it happen,…
  • Mar 31

    Protect Your Boston Business Trademark From Infringement

    Protect Your Boston Business Trademark From Infringement
    Your business trademark (also sometimes referred to as your “brand”) is at the core of your distinctive corporate identity. It’s the name or symbol that allows consumers to distinguish your goods and services from those of…
Rank this Week: 4658

Boston Head Injury Blog

Boston Head Injury Blog

By the Law Office of David Dwork.

http://www.bostonheadinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    DTI Is a Reliable Tool to Identify Traumatic Brain Injury

    DTI Is a Reliable Tool to Identify Traumatic Brain Injury
    In a recent article on BrainInjuryNews.com, author Bruce H. Stern discussed the use of Diffusion Tensor Imaging or DTI in recent court cases. In his article, Stern discusses how a Massachusetts court recently found this advanced neuro-imaging…
  • Oct 2

    Football and CTE in Children

    Football and CTE in Children
    Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), is a serious condition that is frequently diagnosed in people who have a pattern of one or more knocks to the head ( concussions). It is both progressive and degenerative. In other words, it gets worse…
  • Jan 30

    Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer in Boston MA

    Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer in Boston MA
    Head injuries can cause mild to serious impairment and lasting effects — which is why brain injury is often referred to as the “silent epidemic.” But staying silent isn’t an option for those who have suffered brain…
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Massachusetts Special Education…

Massachusetts Special Education Law Blog

Discusses local and national news in special education law. By Lillian E. Wong.

http://www.lillianwongesq.com/blog.html
  • Dec 1

    US DOE Defines "General Education Curriculum"

    US DOE Defines "General Education Curriculum"
    On November 15, 2015, the US Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) issued an important new "Dear Colleague" letter.  For the first time, OSERS provides a definition of "general…
  • Dec 1

    DESE Advisory - PACs and Social Media

    DESE Advisory - PACs and Social Media
    The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education recently updated its Administrative Advisory regarding Special Education Parent Advisory Councils (PACs or SEPACs) and their use of social media.  You can read the entire…
  • Nov 14

    Q&A: 10 Day Requirement for Independent Evaluation

    Q&A: 10 Day Requirement for Independent Evaluation
    Question: I know that the IEP team is required to meet within ten days of receiving an outside evaluation, but what days count?  I think it is school days, but what about half-days or professional development days?Answer: Yes, the…
Rank this Week: 4874

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2871

Massachusetts Family & Divorce…

Massachusetts Family & Divorce Mediation Blog

Covers divorce, separation and other family-related matters. By Larri Tonelli Parker.

http://parkermediation.net/
  • Nov 16

    From International Academy of Collaborative Professional

    From International Academy of Collaborative Professional
  • Jun 16

    Magna Carta 800 year

    Magna Carta 800 year
    Magna Carta, dating back eight centuries is still relevant today.  Celebrate its 800 year history this week.  What liberties, freedoms, values do you most cherish? 
  • May 23

    Memorial Day

    Memorial Day
    I recently attended a Children and Family Law training at Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.  Since the law is always changing, participation in legal seminars helps me stay sharp, keep my edge.  This training focused on…
Rank this Week: 4143

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Covers qui tam and government law. By Greene LLP.

http://www.whistleblowerattorneys-blog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Greene LLP False Claims Act Suit Resolved with Millennium Health, LLC Settlement of $227 Million

    Greene LLP False Claims Act Suit Resolved with Millennium Health, LLC Settlement of $227 Million
    On October 19, 2015, Greene LLP announced the resolution of False Claims Act claims against Millennium Health, LLC in a settlement reached with the United States. The settlement, likely to exceed $231 million once interest is calculated,…
  • Oct 6

    PharMerica Whistleblower Collects $1 Million from Drug Kickback Settlement

    PharMerica Whistleblower Collects $1 Million from Drug Kickback Settlement
    PharMerica Corporation has settled False Claims Act (FCA) allegations agreeing to pay the United States $9.25 million. The allegations had accused PharMerica of taking kickbacks from Abbott Laboratories Inc. in order to increase the use of…
  • Sep 29

    New York District Court Closes the Door on Decade Long Schindler FCA Litigation

    New York District Court Closes the Door on Decade Long Schindler FCA Litigation
    Earlier this month, the U.S District Court for the Southern District of New York decided for Schindler Elevator Corporation after more than a decade of prolonged litigation. The ten years of back and forth litigation included both a trip to…
Rank this Week: 2500