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Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3447

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Cypress v. Colvin: SSI Appeal

    Cypress v. Colvin: SSI Appeal
    Cypress v. Colvin, a case from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit, is an appeal from the District Court’s decision to affirm the denial of claimant’s Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. …
  • Apr 27

    Boston SSDI Claims for Stay-At-Home Parent

    Boston SSDI Claims for Stay-At-Home Parent
    A recent article from Huffington Post, looks at how stay-at-home parents often get denied for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), even if they paid into the system for many years prior to choosing to stay home to raise a family. The…
  • Apr 23

    Taskila v. Comm’r of Social Sec.: SSDI Appeal

    Taskila v. Comm’r of Social Sec.: SSDI Appeal
    Taskila v. Comm’r of Social Sec., a case from the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, involves a claimant who is not yet 40-years-old and has suffered numerous serious health problems. The vast majority of…
Rank this Week: 3122

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
  • Apr 29

    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: developments on mandatory disclosure requirements in both the United…
  • Apr 28

    Managing Risk: Integrating CSR and Compliance Functions Effectively

    Managing Risk: Integrating CSR and Compliance Functions Effectively
    Corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) is an important component of overall enterprise risk management for many companies. That said, too often, corporate implementation of CSR commitments is reliant upon diverse functions and…
  • Mar 31

    Managing Users’ Rights Responsibly – A Guide for Early-Stage Companie

    Managing Users’ Rights Responsibly – A Guide for Early-Stage Companie
    I’ll be speaking this morning at RightsCon regarding a new guide for early-stage technology companies seeking to operate with respect for users’ rights to freedom of expression and privacy. I have worked to develop the guide with…
Rank this Week: 2445

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Covers Massachusetts family and divorce law. By Nancy R. Van Tine.

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Apr 29

    Use Your Pretrial Conference to Help Avoid Going to Trial

    Use Your Pretrial Conference to Help Avoid Going to Trial
    Hi there, There are many stops on the road before a divorce trial takes place. If you and your soon-to-be-ex-spouse still have disputes after your four way meeting, your next shot at settling the case is through a pretrial conference. At the…
  • Apr 15

    It’s Not Too Late to Act!

    It’s Not Too Late to Act!
    Hi there, Earlier in 2016 our Private Client group happily welcomed Ann “Hether” Hetherwick Cahill as an associate. Hether’s practice focuses on probate and family court litigation, including will contests, removal claims,…
  • Apr 7

    Massachusetts High Court to Determine Whether a Spouse’s Trust Interest Can Be Reached in Divorce

    Massachusetts High Court to Determine Whether a Spouse’s Trust Interest Can Be Reached in Divorce
    On April 5, 2016, the collective eyes of Massachusetts divorce attorneys and estate planners were fixed on the Supreme Judicial Court, where the highly-anticipated oral arguments on “further appellate review” of Pfannenstiehl v.…
Rank this Week: 3864

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/
  • Apr 29

    Tips for Lawyers on LinkedIn: Recap from ABA TECHSHOW 2016 [Video]

    Tips for Lawyers on LinkedIn: Recap from ABA TECHSHOW 2016 [Video]
    Yet another product of Heidi’s time in Chicago last month at ABA TECHSHOW 2016: The official experts on LinkedIn for Lawyers shared 5 excellent tips for attorneys to get the most traction possible from LinkedIn, and…
  • Apr 22

    7 Tactics for Building Strong Passwords [Guest Post]

    7 Tactics for Building Strong Passwords [Guest Post]
    It’s a basic tenet of personal and professional data security: You need strong passwords, if you want to better secure your private information.  Even as that is a well-known proposition, the most common passwords are easily…
  • Apr 15

    Moving to the Cloud: Recap from ABA TECHSHOW 2016 [Video]

    Moving to the Cloud: Recap from ABA TECHSHOW 2016 [Video]
    Heidi Alexander spoke with fellow panelist + Rocket Matter CEO Larry Port to recap their ABA TECHSHOW session, which also featured Clio‘s Jack Newton, on practicing in the cloud. Listen to Larry cover the main highlights, from risk…
Rank this Week: 4094

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/
  • Apr 29

    Researchers: Actos Linked to Bladder Cancer

    Researchers: Actos Linked to Bladder Cancer
    Actos is a medication used to treat patients with type II diabetes by keeping their blood glucose levels down. The medication is a member of a class of drugs, but only Actos seems to be linked to an increased risk for developing bladder…
  • Apr 27

    A Look at Total Knee Replacement Option

    A Look at Total Knee Replacement Option
    There is no question that more people are getting total knee replacements than ever before.  However, unlike with an organ transplant, when a patient undergoes the procedure, they are not getting a joint from a donor, but rather having…
  • Apr 23

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Old Spice Makers for Serious Rash

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Old Spice Makers for Serious Rash
    There are many different brands of deodorant on the market, and some work better for some people than others.  Most have tried a product that caused a little bit of irritation or a minor rash at some point in their lives, but it is…
Rank this Week: 3321

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: 2914

Musings of a Massachusetts Estate…

Musings of a Massachusetts Estate Lawyer

Focuses on estate planning, probate and corporation law in Massachusetts. By David E. Peterson.

http://blog.deplawfirm.com/
  • Apr 28

    The Dusty Binder: When Good Estate Plans Go Bad

    The Dusty Binder: When Good Estate Plans Go Bad
    Jim and Sally did everything right… or so they thought. They grew up in strong, middle class families, did well in school, and had many friends. Jim had a successful career with a local company, while Sally raised four responsible,…
  • Jan 20

    Four Reasons to Own Life Insurance

    Four Reasons to Own Life Insurance
      Let’s face it: most people are averse to life insurance. For permanent policies, the premiums are high, and the payouts typically don’t happen until you die. Couple that with the fact that many life insurance agents are…
  • Jan 6

    How Wealthy People Avoid Estate Taxe

    How Wealthy People Avoid Estate Taxe
    The Basics The estate and gift tax is a tax on the transfer of wealth from one generation to the next. The tax is levied when a transfer occurs, which by lifetime gift, or upon death. The estate and gift tax rates start low. The Massachusetts…
Rank this Week: 4878

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/
  • Apr 28

    Boston Cyclist Call To Action: Urge Representatives to Approve a Bike-Friendly Budget

    Boston Cyclist Call To Action: Urge Representatives to Approve a Bike-Friendly Budget
    Boston bicyclists band together. We are all part of the same family, and it’s imperative that we support one another, especially when it comes to cycling safety.  It is in this spirit that our Boston bike injury lawyers urge…
  • Apr 15

    Study Explores How Bicycle Helmets Would Have Protected Crash Victims’ Brain

    Study Explores How Bicycle Helmets Would Have Protected Crash Victims’ Brain
    What if it were possible to go back in time and see exactly what the outcome would have been if you had done things differently? That’s what scientists with the KTH Royal Institute of Technology worked to accomplish in…
  • Apr 10

    Distracted Biking Laws Target The Wrong Traffic

    Distracted Biking Laws Target The Wrong Traffic
    Late last year, Massachusetts state Rep., Steven Howitt (R-Seekonk), introduced a bill that would ban bicyclists in the Commonwealth from wearing headphones while they ride.  He reasoned that, “If they want to share the road, they…
Rank this Week: 2869

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
  • Apr 27

    Defend Trade Secrets Act – Awaiting President’s Signature

    Defend Trade Secrets Act – Awaiting President’s Signature
    With trade secret theft growing and showing no sign of stopping, it’s no surprise that there has been bipartisan support for Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) – the act that amends the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 to…
  • Apr 20

    Defend Trade Secrets Act – Quick Update

    Defend Trade Secrets Act – Quick Update
    Updated on 4/20/2016 at 10:48 AM EDT: As you will recall, on April 4, the Senate voted unanimously to approve the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (commonly referred to as the “DTSA”), which would create a…
  • Apr 3

    Trade Secrets Law – A Primer

    Trade Secrets Law – A Primer
    Introduction Trade secrets are frequently the “forgotten” intellectual property. (The indisputably-recognized types of intellectual property are patents, copyrights, and trademarks.) According to some commentators, trade…
Rank this Week: 3827

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: 3104

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

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

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Apr 27

    Companies: Make Sure You Are Ready For A Litigation Hold

    Companies: Make Sure You Are Ready For A Litigation Hold
    With the number of emails, texts, and other electronic data in the workplace today, not knowing your company’s litigation preservation duties or not having proper procedures in place to meet those responsibilities may later lead to…
  • Apr 26

    Massachusetts Challenges “On Call” Shift

    Massachusetts Challenges “On Call” Shift
    The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, along with several other states, is challenging retail stores’ use of “on call” shifts.  This month, Massachusetts joined with California, Connecticut, the District of…
  • Apr 25

    Statistical Samples May Establish Employer Liability in Class Action Lawsuit

    Statistical Samples May Establish Employer Liability in Class Action Lawsuit
    In Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, the U.S. Supreme Court held that statistical or representative evidence could be used by a class of employees to prove liability for an employer’s failure to pay them for donning and doffing…
Rank this Week: 2645

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/
  • Apr 27

    Congrats to Robert Niles!

    Congrats to Robert Niles!
    We’re happy to announce that a Harvard Law School student was among ten winners of the 2016 Bloomberg Law Write-On Competition. Robert Niles is in his final year of the J.D./M.B.A. program at Harvard Law School and Harvard Business…
  • Apr 26

    Summer 2016 Access to Legal Research Databases and More

    Summer 2016 Access to Legal Research Databases and More
    Got questions about using your Bloomberg, Lexis, or Westlaw accounts over the summer?  Here’s what you need to know about using each of the legal research databases. BLOOMBERG LAW If your workplace has a Bloomberg Law account, you…
  • Apr 25

    End of year guides to Bluebook and exams succe

    End of year guides to Bluebook and exams succe
    As another academic year winds to its end, we wanted to let you know about two new library guides that HLS students may find useful. First, especially for LLM students who are finishing up their papers, but also useful for JD…
Rank this Week: 4546

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

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

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

    When Should I Update My Living Will?

    When Should I Update My Living Will?
    Your living will is one of the most important documents in your Massachusetts estate planning toolbox. It is the companion to your Health Care Proxy. Your Health Care Proxy is the official document that names individuals that you want to step…
  • Apr 20

    What Are the Most Essential Estate Planning Documents?

    What Are the Most Essential Estate Planning Documents?
    9When you approach the subject of estate planning in Massachusetts, you should know that it might look a little different for everyone. What works for one does not work for another because the strategies and tools of estate planning are…
  • Apr 13

    How Is a Living Will Different From a Will?

    How Is a Living Will Different From a Will?
    If you are thinking about planning ahead for your estate in Massachusetts, you probably have many questions about the most appropriate tools to use. One of the most common questions for individuals who have not spent much time with estate…
Rank this Week: 2174

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 3108

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: 2913

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/
  • Apr 22

    Coming Soon To A Roof Near You: Solar Panels (At Least If You Live in SF)

    Coming Soon To A Roof Near You: Solar Panels (At Least If You Live in SF)
    This week, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors enacted an ordinance that will require that the developers of all new buildings of 10 floors or less that apply for building permits after January 1, 2017 install solar PV or solar thermal…
  • Apr 21

    Stop the Presses! EPA Still Thinks that the MATS Rule Is a Good Idea

    Stop the Presses! EPA Still Thinks that the MATS Rule Is a Good Idea
    Last week, EPA issued its “Supplemental Finding”, confirming that it still believes that its Mercury and Air Toxics Standards are “appropriate and necessary.”  I don’t have much to add to our post at the…
  • Apr 20

    Big Changes With LIttle Fanfare: The FHWA Proposes to Use GHG Emissions as a Performance Measure

    Big Changes With LIttle Fanfare: The FHWA Proposes to Use GHG Emissions as a Performance Measure
    This week, the Federal Highway Administration issued a Noticed of Proposed Rulemaking to promulgate performance measures to be used in evaluating federal funding of transportation projects.  The requirement for performance measures…
Rank this Week: 2444

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Apr 21

    New Designs for $5, $10, and $20 Bill

    New Designs for $5, $10, and $20 Bill
    Yesterday, Secretary Lew of the U.S. Department of the Treasury revealed upcoming changes for the look of our $5, $10 and $20 bills.  Going forward, Harriet Tubman will be featured on the $20 bill, the women’s suffrage movement…
  • Apr 15

    What’s your favorite?

    What’s your favorite?
    Ever wished you could borrow a book rest or lap desk to make your library studying a little easier? We’d like to make that happen for you! Stop by the 3rd floor to try out four different book rests (on the round tables by the…
  • Apr 1

    NEW! Unlimited Online Access to Study Aids!

    NEW! Unlimited Online Access to Study Aids!
    This is NOT an April Fool’s joke! The law library now has unlimited online access to  450+ study aids from West Academic. Log on to http://lawschool.westlaw.com and click the Study Aids Subscription banner to access ebook…
Rank this Week: 4329

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2941

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Reducing Workplace Stress at Massachusetts Companie

    Reducing Workplace Stress at Massachusetts Companie
    Since 1992, Stress Awareness Month has been held every April to increase public awareness about a commonly downplayed health problem. Stress can be both physical and emotional, and much of our stress is directly related to work environment.…
  • Apr 6

    Tewksbury Worksite Explosion Sends One Man to the Hospital

    Tewksbury Worksite Explosion Sends One Man to the Hospital
    A man was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries on Monday morning, following a small explosion at a Tewksbury work site. The Tewksbury Fire and Police departments responded immediately. According to the Tewksbury Fire…
  • Apr 5

    Fatal Construction Accidents in Massachusetts are on the Rise

    Fatal Construction Accidents in Massachusetts are on the Rise
    In a 2015 study conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), construction-related fatalities increased nearly six percent in 2014 compared to the previous year. In fact, at 874 reported deaths, 2014 had the highest total since…
Rank this Week: 4816

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2661

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Family Safety Tips for April Vacation

    Family Safety Tips for April Vacation
    April vacation is here and whether your week involves fun in the sun at a tropical destination, an exciting road trip, or just day excursions to a local park or attractions, it is important to think about keeping your family safe before you…
  • Apr 14

    Baseball Park Safety

    Baseball Park Safety
    Spring has finally arrived, and it’s time for one of America’s favorite pastimes to start back up after a long winter. Recent injuries and accidents have forced MLB to take further action to protect fans at the games. Over the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3145

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: 3965

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: 2805

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/
  • Apr 18

    Florida Parasailing Accidents and Pre-Injury Release

    Florida Parasailing Accidents and Pre-Injury Release
    Florida parasailing operators often use liability waivers or releases to attempt to escape responsibility when customers are injured under their care. Another common defense parasailing operators try to use to escape liability is the…
  • Mar 12

    Lantana Area Man Injured in Intracoastal Boat Accident

    Lantana Area Man Injured in Intracoastal Boat Accident
    News outlets are reporting that Daniel Pena, a 33-year-old-man from the Lantana area, was knocked off his boat after making contact with a large wake cast from a passing boat in the Intracoastal Waterway. After entering the water, Pena's…
  • Nov 14

    Cape Canaveral, Florida - Dredging Crewmember's Legs Cut Off By Boat Propeller

    Cape Canaveral, Florida - Dredging Crewmember's Legs Cut Off By Boat Propeller
    It is being widely reported that a crewmember suffered serious personal injury after he fell into the water while attempting to step from the aft of a crew boat to a dock, barge or other vessel engaged in dredging operations in Port…
Rank this Week: 3548

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Apr 18

    PRIVACY IN THE DIGITAL AGE

    PRIVACY IN THE DIGITAL AGE
    By: Attorney Kevin J. O’Malley | Partner In a widely publicized case brought by the Department of Justice against Apple, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Eastern Division, the Justice…
  • Apr 4

    MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD MISTAKES TO AVOID

    MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD MISTAKES TO AVOID
    By: Attorney Ryan Prophett | Associate   Many individuals in Massachusetts view buying rental property as a good investment and an alternative to putting their money in the stock market where they have no control.  However, most new…
  • Mar 7

    Massachusetts Comprehensive No-Fault Act in a Motor Vehicle Accident

    Massachusetts Comprehensive No-Fault Act in a Motor Vehicle Accident
    By: Charles D. Mulcahy | Partner On January 1, 1970, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts passed the Comprehensive No-Fault Act dealing with motor vehicle accidents. This act included a subsection described as Personal Injury Protection. Through…
Rank this Week: 2134

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

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

http://northandovermafamilylawattorney.com/
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2008

Boston Head Injury Blog

Boston Head Injury Blog

By the Law Office of David Dwork.

http://www.bostonheadinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • Apr 15

    Bike Accidents on the Rise in Massachusett

    Bike Accidents on the Rise in Massachusett
    Massachusetts is home to scores of enthusiastic bicyclists who enjoy riding for work, exercise and play, but the increasing frequency of bike accidents is disturbing. As a matter of fact, Boston had more cycling fatalities per 10,000 bike…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2116

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

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

http://www.thepatientsafetyblog.org/
  • Apr 14

    Concurrent Surgeries at MGH Spur Federal Investigation

    Concurrent Surgeries at MGH Spur Federal Investigation
    Lubin & Meyer lawsuits are at the center of widening probe into double-booking surgeries Recent investigative reporting by the award-winning Boston Globe Spotlight Team on "Concurrent Surgeries" at Mass General Hospital and…
  • Mar 17

    6 Ways To Be A Safe Patient

    6 Ways To Be A Safe Patient
    In recognition of Patient Safety Awareness Week, we would like to share this infographic from the CDC on what patients can do to help prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in the hospital setting. We've reported on HAIs before, see…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2931

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusetts-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 12

    Headlight

    Headlight
    The beach beckons. As the weather improves folks on the North Shore from Lynnfield, Saugus, Lynn, Danvers and all around, start to look to spend time at the beach, including Cranes Beach in Ipswich, Long Beach in Gloucester, Lynch Beach in…
  • Apr 6

    Legal Documents and Notary Acknowledgment

    Legal Documents and Notary Acknowledgment
    There are so many beautiful areas throughout Essex County, Middlesex County and the North Shore.  Raising a family, owning a home or renting an apartment, working or working out; all of these activities can result in the need to sign…
  • Mar 7

    Women Need to Plan For Retirement

    Women Need to Plan For Retirement
    Will you have enough money to retire?   No matter where you live on the Northshore, in towns such as Lynnfield, Peabody, Danvers or Salem or perhaps further south in Boston or Cambridge, saving for retirement is critical. Employers…
Rank this Week: 2694

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Apr 12

    What to do After a Motorcycle Accident

    What to do After a Motorcycle Accident
    Driving a motorcycle can be an enjoyable experience. Unfortunately, it can also be extremely dangerous. While you may understand the importance of following the rules of the road, not all drivers act in a responsible manner. If you are…
  • Apr 8

    Should you Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

    Should you Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney?
    If you are injured on the job, it won’t be long before you are considering what the future will bring. For some, this means deciding for or against a workers’ compensation claim. By receiving workers’ compensation, you know…
  • Apr 1

    Infographic: Tips to Follow After an Auto Accident

    Infographic: Tips to Follow After an Auto Accident
    Although you may do your best to stay safe while on the road, you never know what is going to happen. If you are involved in an auto accident, it is essential that you know how to deal with the situation. Below is an infographic that outlines…
Rank this Week: 4544

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/
  • Apr 7

    Employment Law Short

    Employment Law Short
    Company can’t interview only ‘inexperienced’ job applicants A medical device company in Illinois posted an ad for a job in its law department, restricting consideration of applicants to those with no more than seven years of…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 3459

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
  • Apr 6

    Legal Ethics 2.0: Massachusetts Makes Changes to its Rules of Professional Conduct – Outsourcing Client Work

    Legal Ethics 2.0: Massachusetts Makes Changes to its Rules of Professional Conduct – Outsourcing Client Work
    Jonathan F. Tabasky and Brittany Campbell Last summer the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) made several significant changes to the Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct (Mass. R. Prof. C.). Previous posts highlighted some of…
  • Mar 1

    Jury Awards Plaintiff Unprecedented Damages Award in Cosmetic Talc Case

    Jury Awards Plaintiff Unprecedented Damages Award in Cosmetic Talc Case
    Stephanie M. Batchelder and Carolyn E. Riggs A recent jury verdict linking the use of Johnson & Johnson baby powder to a woman’s death from ovarian cancer received mainstream media attention, begging the question of whether common…
  • Aug 13

    The Reptile Slithers Into Massachusetts and Makes History

    The Reptile Slithers Into Massachusetts and Makes History
    Eric Skelly and Andrew Shriro In what is believed to be one of the largest verdicts for a sexual assault victim in Massachusetts history, Kira Wahlstrom*, now 41 years old, was awarded $6.6 million dollars as a result of a parking garage…
Rank this Week: 2564

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/
  • Apr 4

    Trying to Withdraw Guilty Plea After Probation Violation in Massachusett

    Trying to Withdraw Guilty Plea After Probation Violation in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Wallace, the defendant appealed from a sentence that was imposed when his probation for an unarmed burglary was revoked. He’d pled guilty, but the court denied his motion to withdraw the plea. The case arose when the…
  • Mar 17

    Witness Violates Sequestration Order in Massachusetts Assault and Battery Trial

    Witness Violates Sequestration Order in Massachusetts Assault and Battery Trial
    In Commonwealth v. Bonsu, the defendant was convicted of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for using a stick on the victim. The defendant argued that the judge shouldn’t have admitted hearsay evidence and unfairly excluded…
  • Mar 3

    Witness Identification of Defendant in Massachusetts Burglary

    Witness Identification of Defendant in Massachusetts Burglary
    In Commonwealth v. Coughlin, the jury convicted the defendant of breaking and entering a building at night and possessing tools to commit burglary. The defendant was drinking with his friend in Beverly. The friend drove him to Peabody and…
Rank this Week: 4975

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: 2727

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

By Urbelis Law, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsduilawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 31

    Stun Guns Will Have the Same Second Amendment Protections as Firearms in Massachusett

    Stun Guns Will Have the Same Second Amendment Protections as Firearms in Massachusett
    Massachusetts’s ban on the possession of stun guns has been ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court as a violation of the Second Amendment’s right to bear arms. In 2015, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts…
  • Aug 14

    New Massachusetts "Designer" Drug Law Could Create Confusion

    New Massachusetts "Designer" Drug Law Could Create Confusion
    The Massachusetts legislature has recently adopted a definition of controlled substances that includes "controlled substance analogues," or what is commonly known as "designer drugs." The Massachusetts law is modeled on a similar Federal law…
  • Jul 10

    2015 Case Results at Urbelis Law

    2015 Case Results at Urbelis Law
    We are not even halfway through 2015, but Urbelis Law has already had a very busy, and productive year with great results for our clients! Below is a list of cases that resolved very favorably for our clients since January 1st of 2015. We…
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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/
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4302

Massachusetts Employment Law Blog

Massachusetts Employment Law Blog

By Goldstein & Clegg.

http://goldsteinandclegglaw.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2889

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3262

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/
Rank this Week: 2137

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: 2135

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/
  • Mar 18

    Wage Act may not Require Pay for All Hours of Work

    Wage Act may not Require Pay for All Hours of Work
    In a recent decision that some plaintiff-side employment lawyers found surprising and perhaps troubling, a judge of the superior court held that an employer does not need to pay for all hours that its employees work. The employer did not…
  • Mar 9

    State Legislators to Renew Effort to Enact a Noncompetition Law

    State Legislators to Renew Effort to Enact a Noncompetition Law
    Though they’ve failed in several tries to reach a compromise on legislation to regulate the use of noncompetition agreements, the Massachusetts legislature is poised to try again. This time, House Speaker  Robert DeLeo seems…
  • Feb 22

    Massachusetts Attorney General Collects Pay Disparity Data from Employer

    Massachusetts Attorney General Collects Pay Disparity Data from Employer
    In apparent anticipation of proposed changes the state legislature is now considering making to the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act – or, perhaps, in an effort to help determine whether and what changes may make sense – the…
Rank this Week: 3509

Injury Lawyer Blog

Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Naumes Law Group.

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

    Development in Takata Defective Airbag Recall

    Development in Takata Defective Airbag Recall
    Takata, one of the largest manufacturers of airbags in the world, was hit with another recall by Toyota and Lexis. The latest recall involves almost 198,000 vehicles. The Toyota airbag recall comes on the heels of a General Motors recall of…
  • 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…
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Massachusetts Divorce Blog

Massachusetts Divorce Blog

Covers family law, divorce mediation and collaborative law. By Howard I. Goldstein.

http://www.massachusetts-divorce.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Proposed Bill to Allow Pre 2012 Alimony Orders to Terminate at Retirement

    Proposed Bill to Allow Pre 2012 Alimony Orders to Terminate at Retirement
    Massachusetts Representative John Fernandes recently (February 19, 2016) filed House Bill HD4546 which if enacted would now allow alimony orders which were entered into prior to 2012 to terminate upon the Federal Age of…
  • Dec 17

    Thinking outside the box about mediation

    Thinking outside the box about mediation
    Clients and family law attorneys are by now very familiar with using mediation as a technique to settle divorce cases. What is less well understood is that there are a myriad of ways to use mediators to make litigation of divorce cases more…
  • Dec 17

    Thinking outside the box about mediation

    Thinking outside the box about mediation
    Clients and family law attorneys are by now very familiar with using mediation as a technique to settle divorce cases. What is less well understood is that there are a myriad of ways to use mediators to make litigation of divorce cases more…
Rank this Week: 2189

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By KJC Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Justina Pelletier Press Conference, Massachusetts State House

    Justina Pelletier Press Conference, Massachusetts State House
    Lou, Linda, and Justina Pelletier, who are represented by KJC Law Firm, and who ignited national debate and a media firestorm when Justina was, at age fourteen, wrongfully taken from her family by Boston Children’s Hospital and…
  • Jun 1

    Top Massachusetts Court Affords Enhanced Protections to Dookhan Defendant

    Top Massachusetts Court Affords Enhanced Protections to Dookhan Defendant
    The top court in Massachusetts recently ruled that a so-called Dookhan Defendant – a person who entered a guilty plea on the basis of drug analyses certified by Annie Dookhan – “who has been granted a new trial based on…
  • Feb 11

    New Tools for Seating Impartial Jurie

    New Tools for Seating Impartial Jurie
    If you were a party to a trial in Massachusetts, would you want your lawyer to be able to ask potential jurors about their past experiences that relate to your case?  How about questions regarding their preconceptions or biases?  If…
Rank this Week: 4014