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Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    3M Battles Bair Hugger Lawsuit

    3M Battles Bair Hugger Lawsuit
    Did you suffer a serious, life-altering infection after a routine joint replacement surgery? Did you require additional surgeries, physical therapy, a prolonged hospital stay or even an amputation as a result of this infection? There’s…
  • Aug 8

    Thousands of Cases Still Pending Against Johnson & Johnson for Its Defective Pinnacle Hip Implant

    Thousands of Cases Still Pending Against Johnson & Johnson for Its Defective Pinnacle Hip Implant
    Johnson & Johnson is at the center of thousands of lawsuits due to dangerous defects in its DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement devices. Claimants allege that J&J failed to adequately warn patients and physicians about risks with the…
  • Aug 8

    Have You Had A Problem With Your DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement? You Are Not Alone…

    Have You Had A Problem With Your DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement? You Are Not Alone…
    All-metal hip replacements have been in the spotlight recently due to thousands of lawsuits filed against manufacturers of these products. Lawsuits allege the implants are linked to serious medical complications, including metal poisoning and…
Rank this Week: 3302

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

http://blog.mass.gov/masslawlib/
  • Aug 14

    Marijuana law approved

    Marijuana law approved
    Since Massachusetts voters approved a ballot question legalizing recreational use of marijuana in 2016, the State legislature has been working on rewriting the marijuana laws.  A major amendment…
  • Aug 8

    Pregnant workers gain more protections in Massachusett

    Pregnant workers gain more protections in Massachusett
    The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act was signed into law by Governor Baker on July 27, 2017.  Chapter 54 of the Acts of 2017  grants more protections against discrimination to pregnant workers in Massachusetts.   Specifically…
  • Jun 1

    Word(s) of the Month – in pari delicto

    Word(s) of the Month – in pari delicto
    Words of Law is a regular feature of Massachusetts Law Updates, highlighting a particular word or phrase and its meaning in law. Today’s phrase is  in pari delicto. in pari delicto (in par-I dә-lik-toh), adv. [Latin “in…
Rank this Week: 4078

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Dictionary of Occupational Titles in Boston SSDI Case

    Dictionary of Occupational Titles in Boston SSDI Case
    Dictionary of Occupational Tiles In Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits cases and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits cases, where a claim is initially denied, the claimant will have to appeal if he or she is to…
  • Aug 6

    Social Security Disability Benefits Wait Times in Boston

    Social Security Disability Benefits Wait Times in Boston
    One of the most common questions our Boston disability attorneys are asked is, “How long it will take to get approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits?” The reality is a successful award of SSDI or…
  • Jul 28

    SSDI and SSI Benefits Appeals in Boston

    SSDI and SSI Benefits Appeals in Boston
    When we think of disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA), most people are actually more familiar with the Social Security Disability Program (SSDI).  This is the program for people who have a history of working…
Rank this Week: 2187

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 13

    Negligent Security Lawsuit Filed By Families of Two Doctors Murdered by Intruder in South Boston

    Negligent Security Lawsuit Filed By Families of Two Doctors Murdered by Intruder in South Boston
    As a Massachusetts negligence attorney, one of the areas of practice that I specialize in is called “Premises Liability.”  This is an area of tort practice that allows victims of injuries that were caused by inadequately and…
  • Aug 4

    Michelle Carter Sued Civilly for Wrongful Death of Conrad Roy III

    Michelle Carter Sued Civilly for Wrongful Death of Conrad Roy III
    The Involuntary Manslaughter conviction 6 weeks ago of Michelle Carter, in the texting-suicide death of Conrad Roy III, has generated international attention.  I’ve written previously in my Massachusetts criminal law blog about why…
  • Jul 18

    Hingham Suicide Tragedy: Caused by Massive Police Overreaction?

    Hingham Suicide Tragedy: Caused by Massive Police Overreaction?
    I’m going to comment on something tonight, but what occurred surrounding the events that I’m going to speak to are so outrageous, so lacking in any common sense on any level, so thoroughly disproportionate to rationale and…
Rank this Week: 4008

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 13

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart (updated for Texas)

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart (updated for Texas)
    This is an update to reflect statutory revisions to Texas’ version of its Uniform Trade Secrets Act statute, which will become effective on September 1.  For more on the changes, see Texas Updates Its Uniform Trade Secrets…
  • Jul 8

    50-State Noncompete Chart Updated

    50-State Noncompete Chart Updated
    The BRR 50 State Noncompete Chart has been updated today to reflect a few developments in various states and to make a few tweaks since the last draft. Most significantly, Nevada adopted a brand new noncompete law,…
  • Jul 1

    New Reports on Trade Secret Theft

    New Reports on Trade Secret Theft
    Two important reports on trade secrets protection were recently issued: one by Baker McKenzie and Euromoney Institutional Investor Thought Leadership and the other by the Office of the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator…
Rank this Week: 4584

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/
  • Aug 13

    Reservations Lead to Asbestos Risks in Boston

    Reservations Lead to Asbestos Risks in Boston
    With a population shift favoring urban habitation, parts of the city that people had little desire to move to are suddenly becoming expensive places to rent or buy.  Because of this demand, older homes and structures are constantly being…
  • Aug 5

    Calculating Damages in Asbestos Injury Lawsuit

    Calculating Damages in Asbestos Injury Lawsuit
    Boston mesothelioma lawsuits can be considerably more complicated than other types of personal injury lawsuits. One reason is there often multiple defendants, and all the defendants may be large corporations or asbestos bankruptcy trusts of…
  • Jul 27

    Asbestos Dangers in Older Building

    Asbestos Dangers in Older Building
    Boston is a city of buildings that were constructed at a time when asbestos was heavily used in virtually all aspects of construction. Yes, there are historical buildings in Beacon Hill that were built at time before the industrial…
Rank this Week: 2807

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 13

    Boston “Slow Streets” Program to Prevent Car Accident

    Boston “Slow Streets” Program to Prevent Car Accident
    It is the responsibility of every motorist to drive in a safe and responsible manner to prevent a foreseeable injury to persons and property.  Failure to do so is considered a form of  negligence. This act of negligence could be the…
  • Aug 7

    Liability for Passenger Injuries in Boston Single Car Crashe

    Liability for Passenger Injuries in Boston Single Car Crashe
    The majority of Boston car accidents involve more than one vehicle. Many of these are fender-benders with two vehicles, though chain reaction crashes are fairly common on highways and other roads with heavy congestion.  However, getting…
  • Jul 28

    Pedestrian Accidents in Boston

    Pedestrian Accidents in Boston
    Whenever a car accident occurs in which a vehicle hits a pedestrian, the result is often fatal, and if not fatal, results in serious personal injury that has lifelong damage. There are a variety of ways a pedestrian can be hit by a car, but…
Rank this Week: 4375

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/
  • Aug 12

    Massachusetts Pot Law Finally Enacted: The Detail

    Massachusetts Pot Law Finally Enacted: The Detail
    By now most people are aware that Gov. Charlie Baker recently signed the House-Senate Conference Committee bill on the new pot law, which hammered out differences the two chambers wanted to make in the ballot law that voters passed last…
  • Jul 12

    Rachelle Bond’s Sentence in Bella Bond Murder: A Tough Legal Choice

    Rachelle Bond’s Sentence in Bella Bond Murder: A Tough Legal Choice
    Here in Massachusetts and indeed across the country, most of the public who have watched the sick and twisted saga of the murder of young Bella Bond, are understandably outraged at the extremely lenient sentence that the dead girl’s…
  • Jun 18

    Massachusetts Suicide Texting Case: Reasoned and Justified – Part Two of Two

    Massachusetts Suicide Texting Case: Reasoned and Justified – Part Two of Two
    Predictably, the Michelle Carter verdict, my legal analysis of which I posted previously, has dominated both public discourse as well as legal debate over the last couple of days.  And with equal predictability, this debate has broken…
Rank this Week: 1433

Injury Lawyer Blog

Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Naumes Law Group.

http://www.injurylawyer.pro/
  • Aug 11

    Agreement Reached Bringing Mesh Settlement Total to Over $2.6 Billion

    Agreement Reached Bringing Mesh Settlement Total to Over $2.6 Billion
    On August 7, Endo International Plc agreed to a settlement amount of an additional $775 million that will allow the company to settle the remaining 22,000 mesh suits brought against them. This additional settlement agreement has now brought…
  • Jul 14

    Bair Hugger Blanker Bellwether Trials Set

    Bair Hugger Blanker Bellwether Trials Set
    3M’s Bair Hugger surgical blanket is at the center of nearly 2,000 lawsuits due to allegations of the device causing unwanted side effects, including serious infections in patients that used the device. A set of eight bellwether trials…
  • Jun 9

    Staggering Number of IVC Filter Lawsuits Being Filed Against C.R. Bard, Cook Medical

    Staggering Number of IVC Filter Lawsuits Being Filed Against C.R. Bard, Cook Medical
    In two separate federal litigations, the number of lawsuits filed against C.R. Bard and Cook Medical has reached nearly 4,000. According to the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation May report, Cook Medical’s Gunther Tulip and…
Rank this Week: 1800

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/
  • Aug 11

    Harvard Square Bike Lane Program Proves Controversial

    Harvard Square Bike Lane Program Proves Controversial
    According to a recent news article from Wicked Local Cambridge, a new, two-direction bike lanes program on Brattle Street in Harvard Square is leading to some major disagreements between business owners and cyclists. The bike lanes are a new…
  • Aug 8

    Loss of Consortium Claims in Deadly Boston Bike Crashe

    Loss of Consortium Claims in Deadly Boston Bike Crashe
    Bicycle crashes in Boston and surrounding cities such as Cambridge happen all too often, sadly  resulting in serious personal injury or death.  When a person is gravely injured or killed in a bike crash,  there will be direct…
  • Aug 1

    Bike Safety in Boston Stressed

    Bike Safety in Boston Stressed
    There has been a lot more talk about bike safety in recent years than we have seen at any time before.  Much of this has to do with a major change in the way people see bicycles and this relatively new concept of bike culture vs. car…
Rank this Week: 2114

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: 1824

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

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

    Cape Cart Crash Seriously Injures Three

    Cape Cart Crash Seriously Injures Three
    Three people were seriously injured last month when a golf cart drove onto a local road and collided with a motorcycle. First responders and others who viewed the scene described a flaming, melted wreck, and photos from the scene show both…
  • Jul 26

    Woburn Construction Accident Claims Life

    Woburn Construction Accident Claims Life
    A New Hampshire man working on a project to expand the Woburn Public Library was killed in a construction accident on Tuesday, July 11. According to reports, the man was working in a pit alongside the foundation of the building when a large…
  • Jul 13

    Cape Cod Visitor Killed in Truck Crash

    Cape Cod Visitor Killed in Truck Crash
    A Middleborough woman was killed on the Cape last weekend when the car she was in was struck from behind by a truck near the Bourne Bridge. Three others in the car were injured, as well as one person in a second car. One of the passengers, a…
Rank this Week: 2899

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/
  • Aug 9

    Employees may be Free to Speak their Minds, but Employers are Free to React

    Employees may be Free to Speak their Minds, but Employers are Free to React
    Free speech is not always free. That seemingly obvious point was apparently lost on Google employee James Damore, a man making headlines recently after he was fired for writing a memo that opined women are unsuited to work as engineers.…
  • Aug 2

    Noncompetition Agreement Legislation Appears No Closer to Passage in Massachusett

    Noncompetition Agreement Legislation Appears No Closer to Passage in Massachusett
    The effort to regulate the use of noncompetition agreements continues to languish in a legislative committee, where most of several competing proposals were referred early in 2017. Alongside them – or, as it were, within the same…
  • Jul 20

    Employers Get Another Reason to Carefully Review and Comply with Wage Law

    Employers Get Another Reason to Carefully Review and Comply with Wage Law
    It’s no surprise that the reach of Massachusetts’ wage laws is long, and most employers know they need to carefully abide them if they want to avoid potentially dire effects. Still, courts sometimes seem to extend the law’s…
Rank this Week: 3951

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/
  • Aug 8

    END RUN AROUND LOCAL WETLANDS JURISDICTION? NOT SO FAST

    END RUN AROUND LOCAL WETLANDS JURISDICTION? NOT SO FAST
    According to the Wetlands Protection Act, when an applicant files a notice of intent with a local conservation commission to perform work that may impact wetlands, the commission has 21 days to open a public hearing to consider the impact of…
  • Jul 19

    Appeals Court Ruling Confirms Grandfathering Protection for Former Cambridge Courthouse

    Appeals Court Ruling Confirms Grandfathering Protection for Former Cambridge Courthouse
    Today the Appeals Court decided Gund v. Planning Board of Cambridge.  That case concerns the former location of the Middlesex Superior Court, an asbestos-filled, anomalous sky-scraper near Lechmere in Cambridge.  The building, which…
  • Jul 12

    Permitting, First Amendment and Jury Trial Issues All in One Case

    Permitting, First Amendment and Jury Trial Issues All in One Case
    On June 29, 2017, the First Circuit Court of Appeals decided Steinmetz v. Coyle Caron, Inc.  That case, which has its roots in the mundane desire of a couple to build a new home on their land in Cohasset, gave rise to some interesting…
Rank this Week: 3021

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: 2423

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Neumann Law Group.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Aug 8

    District Court Allows Football Player’s Massachusetts Sexual Assault Lawsuit to Move Forward

    District Court Allows Football Player’s Massachusetts Sexual Assault Lawsuit to Move Forward
    A former student and his parents filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the Chelmsford public school system and its employees failed to take sufficient steps to protect the student from a sexual assault at a school-sponsored football camp and…
  • Aug 1

    Mother of Teen Killed By Maine Police Files Notice of Suit

    Mother of Teen Killed By Maine Police Files Notice of Suit
    An 18-year-old woman was fatally shot by Maine police in February. Her mother recently filed notice for a wrongful death lawsuit against the three officers who fired the shots, the town of Vassalboro, Kennebec County, the Vassalboro Police…
  • Jul 17

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Holds Police Not Immunized From Liability for Canine Attack

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Holds Police Not Immunized From Liability for Canine Attack
    A plaintiff filed suit for negligence under the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act (Act) against the Massachusetts State Police after being attacked by a trained police dog in a parking lot. A state trooper who was an experienced dog handler…
Rank this Week: 2071

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: 2219

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    A Path to Electronic Notary Acknowledgement

    A Path to Electronic Notary Acknowledgement
    By Richard P. Howe, Jr., Registrar, Middlesex North Registry of Deeds As young people who have known nothing but digital commerce enter the home ownership market, the conveyancing community in Massachusetts will face increased pressure to…
  • Jul 25

    Appeals Court Upholds MERS Mortgage Assignment System

    Appeals Court Upholds MERS Mortgage Assignment System
    Strawbridge v. Bank of NY Mellon:  Appeals Court Justice Peter Agnes Gives Judicial Blessing to MERS Assignment System, Rejects Other Foreclosure Challenges The most recent foreclosure case heard by a Massachusetts appellate court should…
  • Jul 19

    Housing Court Expansion Bill Gets Funding

    Housing Court Expansion Bill Gets Funding
    State-Wide Housing Court Coverage a “Done Deal” Governor Baker has earmarked $750,000 in the new state budget towards the Housing Court Expansion plan, clearing the way for state-wide coverage for the Housing Court. Senator Karen…
Rank this Week: 3984

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Aug 7

    HOW TO APPLY FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS AFTER BEING INJURED

    HOW TO APPLY FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS AFTER BEING INJURED
    By: Cara M. Kuzmiski | Law Clerk Have you been hurt and can’t return to work as a result of your injuries? Are you, or have you been involved in a workers compensation or personal injury case due to these injuries? If so, you may…
  • Jul 17

    Collateral: What is it and Why is it Important

    Collateral: What is it and Why is it Important
    By: Attorney Dianna M. Williams | Associate “Collateral” is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as: “Something pledged as security for repayment of a loan, to be forfeited in the event of a default.” The utility and…
  • Jun 12

    Security Deposit Law in Massachusett

    Security Deposit Law in Massachusett
    By: Attorney Corey T. Pontes| Associate Massachusetts affords tenants wide protections when it comes to what happens to their security deposits after they are given to their landlord. The landlord must strictly adhere to the statutes covering…
Rank this Week: 2345

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/
  • Aug 4

    852 Rare: Recently opened Modern Manuscript collection

    852 Rare: Recently opened Modern Manuscript collection
    Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce several new Modern Manuscript collections now open for research.  This material dates from the late nineteenth century to the present day and spans the legal history of the…
  • Jun 27

    Library Closed July 3-4

    Library Closed July 3-4
    The Library will be closed for Independence Day on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4, resuming our regular service on Wednesday, July 5 at 8am.  For FAQ and research guides in our absence, please visit Ask a Librarian.
  • Jun 22

    Evidence in Ink

    Evidence in Ink
    One of the pleasures of cataloging, especially of older books and manuscripts, is coming across unexpected traces of earlier times and lives. Scraps of an early manuscript liturgy or an almanac used in a binding; a series of former…
Rank this Week: 1119

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

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

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Aug 1

    Governor Baker Signs the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

    Governor Baker Signs the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
    Last week, Governor Baker signed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act into law, which guarantees greater protections for pregnant women and nursing mothers in the workplace.  The bill had unanimously passed in both the House and…
  • Jul 27

    Department of Justice Contradicts EEOC in Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case

    Department of Justice Contradicts EEOC in Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case
    Our April 5, 2017 post highlighted a decision of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals finding that Title VII protections against discrimination on the basis of gender extend to sexual orientation.  That court referenced US…
  • Jul 27

    DOL Issues Request for Information on Changes to Overtime Rule

    DOL Issues Request for Information on Changes to Overtime Rule
    A few weeks ago, the Department of Labor filed a brief with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in which it backed away from the $913 per week salary level test set in the 2016 amendments to the FLSA overtime rules.  In that brief, the…
Rank this Week: 1726

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: 3497

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1812

Boston Employment Attorney Blog

Boston Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment law. By Conforto Law Group.

http://www.bostonemploymentattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1892

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

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

https://news.braislaw.com
  • Jul 19

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim
    Our Florida Jet Ski accident attorneys handle many different types of personal watercraft injury cases. These cases range from negligently conducted Jet Ski tours to improper personal watercraft design. In this case, we represent a person who…
  • Jun 5

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable
    Our Florida personal watercraft injury lawyers were recently successful in convincing a court that a release was legally insufficient and, therefore, unenforceable. Facts of the Case Our client and her boyfriend were staying at the…
  • Apr 25

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard
    Earlier this year, Royal Caribbean announced its implementation of a new water safety program fleet wide starting with Oasis of the Seas.  The program includes stationing of lifeguards trained by StarGuard Elite at every pool including…
Rank this Week: 2988

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

Covers new developments in health care law and policy. By David Harlow.

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Jul 19

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation
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  • Jul 19

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation
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  • Jul 19

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation
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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: 2346

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/
  • Jul 17

    Operating After Suspension for DUI: Mandatory Sentence and Mandatory Loss of License Avoided

    Operating After Suspension for DUI: Mandatory Sentence and Mandatory Loss of License Avoided
    On April 27, 2017 TL, a 40 year old immigrant from Laos who is now a citizen, admitted to sufficient facts to an OUI first offense in Lowell District Court. The Judge continued the case without a finding and placed TL on probation for one…
  • Jun 26

    IDENTITY FRAUD CHARGE DISMISSED/WIRETAP LAW CHARGE DISMISSED

    IDENTITY FRAUD CHARGE DISMISSED/WIRETAP LAW CHARGE DISMISSED
    GB, a 25 year old immigrant from Nigeria, got involved in a scheme to defraud. Women in Texas were contacted online by a man (AB). The man romanced the women online and proposed to them and told them he needed them to wire money into a bank…
  • Jun 21

    Felony Charges Avoided

    Felony Charges Avoided
    TN, a 31 year old website developer, owns a home in Peabody. He rents out rooms in the house. A young woman and her boyfriend rented one of the rooms. Arguments developed between TN and the woman and her boyfriend. TN owns a cross-bow and a…
Rank this Week: 4479

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

https://www.bu.edu/lawlibrary/
  • Jul 11

    AALL Conference Poster

    AALL Conference Poster
    This summer, our law librarians will be participating in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting & Conference in a variety of ways, including by presenting two posters. These posters will highlight our recent…
  • Jun 13

    Bar Exam Resource

    Bar Exam Resource
    Check out our bar exam resources!
  • Jun 8

    Library Hosts LLNE/ABLL Spring Meeting on June 9

    Library Hosts LLNE/ABLL Spring Meeting on June 9
    The Fineman & Pappas Law Libraries are hosting the Spring Meeting of the Law Librarians of New England cosponsored by Association of Boston Law Librarians on Friday, June 9.  This is a gathering of law librarians from the law…
Rank this Week: 2905

Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Jul 10

    Keches Law Group’s Claudine Cloutier wins jury verdict of nearly $4.1 million dollars in Barnstable County MA case

    Keches Law Group’s Claudine Cloutier wins jury verdict of nearly $4.1 million dollars in Barnstable County MA case
    Claudine A. CloutierCCloutier@kecheslaw.com508-822-2000 On June 27, 2017 the jury verdict in case awarded Mr. Pocknett a total of $2,892,857 for his damages and awarded Mrs. Pocknett $1,142,857 for her loss of her husband’s consortium…
  • Jun 22

    Our State Has a Work Zone Accident Problem: What’s Being Done to Fix it?

    Our State Has a Work Zone Accident Problem: What’s Being Done to Fix it?
    The start of summer is the official kick-off for vacation and road trip season for most, but for those who work tirelessly to keep our roads in good driving condition, it can mean months of danger. Sean C.…
  • Mar 29

    PREMISES LIABILITY CLAIMS

    PREMISES LIABILITY CLAIMS
    Adam Becker508-822-2000ABecker@KechesLaw.com Under the law of premises liability, landlords and tenants may be held responsible for injuries that occur on their property.  Whether the landlord or the tenant will be held responsible for a…
Rank this Week: 1856

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/
  • Jul 6

    Massachusetts Drug Cases Still Being Reviewed By Prosecutors Because of Dookhan Misconduct

    Massachusetts Drug Cases Still Being Reviewed By Prosecutors Because of Dookhan Misconduct
    Massachusetts Drug Cases The Annie Dookhan saga continues in the High Court of Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ordered state prosecutors to review the 24,000 Massachusetts drug cases that had been handled…
  • May 18

    Pruning Back Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Legislation Already

    Pruning Back Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Legislation Already
    Massachusetts Marijuana Laws Marijuana has been legalized in Massachusetts for just a few months and legislators are already trying to prune back some of the provisions concerning the cultivation of marijuana, among other changes that could…
  • May 9

    An Out of State DUI Can Affect You Back Home in Massachusett

    An Out of State DUI Can Affect You Back Home in Massachusett
    Charged With DUI Out of State? Don’t Ignore It. Many Massachusetts residents are faced with the problem of being arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol while outside the state of Massachusetts.…
Rank this Week: 4151

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

Covers consumer bankruptcy laws in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. By Doug Beaton.

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • Jul 6

    New rules on credit reports may leave them looking skimpier — and less accurate

    New rules on credit reports may leave them looking skimpier — and less accurate
    Starting July 1, 2017, important rules for credit reporting agencies have changed, and the changes may have a big impact on both the curious consumer who just wants to check his score, and the debtor seriously thinking about filing for…
  • May 24

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court
    Midland Funding, the giant California-based debt buyer, narrowly escaped judgment in the United States Supreme Court in May 2017, when the nation’s highest justices ruled 5-3 that they couldn’t be sued by a bankrupt debtor for…
  • Mar 30

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase
    The upper debt limits for going in to Chapter 13 bankruptcy increased as of April 1, 2016. Chapter 13 debtors must have less than $1,184,200 in secured loans in order to qualify for relief. They also must have less than $394,725 in unsecured…
Rank this Week: 4789

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2631

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/
  • Jun 1

    Recent Court Decision Highlights Dangers in Medicaid Planning in Massachusett

    Recent Court Decision Highlights Dangers in Medicaid Planning in Massachusett
    On May 30 the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court published their decision on Daley v. Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. The case focused on two common estate planning techniques that elders can use to protect…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2760

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 30

    Defenses in Tiger Woods’ DUI Prescription drugs arrest

    Defenses in Tiger Woods’ DUI Prescription drugs arrest
    Tiger Woods was charged with DUI drugs in Florida.  According to the CNN news report, there was evidence of fresh damage to his car, he was found asleep at the wheel and failed field sobriety tests.  Woods did submit to a breath…
  • May 22

    Has Uber Really Lowered DUI Rates Across the Country?

    Has Uber Really Lowered DUI Rates Across the Country?
    Recent studies have started to surface in regards to the number of OUI’s now that Uber has become a popular ride-sharing service. Uber operates in many cities across the country and has become increasingly more popular over the last…
  • May 18

    SJC addresses whether Third Offense OUI can result in detention without bail under the Dangerousness statute of Chapter 58A

    SJC addresses whether Third Offense OUI can result in detention without bail under the Dangerousness statute of Chapter 58A
    The Massachusetts Supreme Court will soon decide the case of Commonwealth v. Dayton, which raises the issue of whether an individual charged with an OUI third offense can be held as a danger to the community. The dangerousness statute of…
Rank this Week: 4861

Boston Head Injury Blog

Boston Head Injury Blog

By the Law Office of David Dwork.

http://www.bostonheadinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • May 30

    The Curious ( and Striking ) Case of Phineas Gage

    The Curious ( and Striking ) Case of Phineas Gage
    Traumatic brain injuries are older than the story of David and Goliath, but few people have heard of Phineas Gage. He remains the most famous patient in neuroscience and I’m sure you will find his case as remarkable as I ……
  • 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 ……
Rank this Week: 2366

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/
  • May 24

    ATLANTA-BASED PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM SUES LEGAL COUNSEL, ALSTON & BIRD LLP.

    ATLANTA-BASED PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM SUES LEGAL COUNSEL, ALSTON & BIRD LLP.
    MSouth Equity Partners, an Atlanta-based private equity investment firm, has sued the legal firm, Alston & Bird LLP (“A&B”), in Fulton County Superior Court in Atlanta, GA, seeking to reclaim more than $7.6 million paid in…
  • May 24

    ATLANTA-BASED PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM SUES LEGAL COUNSEL, ALSTON & BIRD LLP.

    ATLANTA-BASED PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM SUES LEGAL COUNSEL, ALSTON & BIRD LLP.
    MSouth Equity Partners, an Atlanta-based private equity investment firm, has sued the legal firm, Alston & Bird LLP (“A&B”), in Fulton County Superior Court in Atlanta, GA, seeking to reclaim more than $7.6 million paid in…
  • Mar 3

    LEGAL MALPRACTICE SETTLEMENT IMPENDING IN PORTSMOUTH NEW HAMPSHIRE INHERITANCE CASE

    LEGAL MALPRACTICE SETTLEMENT IMPENDING IN PORTSMOUTH NEW HAMPSHIRE INHERITANCE CASE
    Judicial Referee and retired Judge, Gary Cassavechia, has imposed a March 21, 2017 deadline for the beneficiaries of the late Geraldine Webber to reach a settlement in a legal malpractice suit with Webber’s former attorney, Gary…
Rank this Week: 2778

Boston DUI Lawyers Blog

Boston DUI Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.bostonduilawyersblog.com/
  • May 20

    OUI/DUI Roadblock Held Constitutional Despite Deviations from Operational Plan

    OUI/DUI Roadblock Held Constitutional Despite Deviations from Operational Plan
    Massachusetts law permits police officers to conduct OUI/DUI roadblocks, or what is legally known as “field sobriety checkpoints.” For OUI/DUI roadblocks to be constitutionally valid, the selection of vehicles to be stopped must…
  • Feb 26

    Massachusetts Alcohol Breath Test Machines Between 2012-2014 Ruled Unreliable

    Massachusetts Alcohol Breath Test Machines Between 2012-2014 Ruled Unreliable
    In response to the challenge to alcohol breath test results involving the Alcotest 9510, a Massachusetts judge has recently ruled that the BAT results for yielded by this machine for the period between June 2012 and September 2014 are…
  • Dec 16

    Ambulance or EMT Records Ruled Admissible in Massachusetts OUI/DUI Trial

    Ambulance or EMT Records Ruled Admissible in Massachusetts OUI/DUI Trial
    The defendant in Commonwealth v. Palacios claimed that the ambulance records should not have been admitted against her at his OUI/DUI trial and that references to her intoxication should have been redacted.  The Massachusetts Appeals…
Rank this Week: 3138

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2222

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/
Rank this Week: 4457

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: 4385

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

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

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

    At the Intersection of the NFL Draft, ERISA, Divorce, Venue and Spousal Benefit

    At the Intersection of the NFL Draft, ERISA, Divorce, Venue and Spousal Benefit
    Is there a more hyped sporting event with less substance than the NFL Draft? Does everyone on the internet drive traffic to their sites by linking to the draft if at all possible? Well, of course the answer to both questions is yes, and so I…
  • Apr 4

    Uber, Behavioral Economics, Choice Architecture and Trial Work

    Uber, Behavioral Economics, Choice Architecture and Trial Work
    There is a lot of discussion on whether lawyers should be required to have at least a certain degree of competency with technology as a core skill set, on a par with, for instance, the rules of evidence. Personally, I am not convinced of the…
  • Mar 29

    Notes (and a Prediction) on the Supreme Court Argument on Church Plan

    Notes (and a Prediction) on the Supreme Court Argument on Church Plan
    I have used this anecdote before, so you can jump ahead if you have either read something where I have written it before or heard a talk of mine where I have said it, but if you haven’t, I have always thought it is a good lead in to any…
Rank this Week: 2289

The Law Office of Alexis B. Levitt…

The Law Office of Alexis B. Levitt Blog

Covers caregiver issues, estate planning, living at home and special needs trusts.

http://www.alexislevitt.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    Open House @ New England Village – attn Parents of Special Needs Adult

    Open House @ New England Village – attn Parents of Special Needs Adult
    Admissions Open House Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:00am – 1:00pm Learn all about their residential, day services and community offerings. RSVP preferred Please contact Mary Stanley at 781-293-5461, ext. 113 or…
  • Mar 13

    Elder Care Workshop Series at Norwell Public Library

    Elder Care Workshop Series at Norwell Public Library
    Getting older? Taking care of someone who is? Come to this series to learn some helpful tips from local Elder Services professionals.   Wednesday, March 15: “Learn to Speak Alzheimereze” Discover tips to work with a person…
  • Mar 9

    Repeal & Replace of ObamaCare, a/k/a RyanCare

    Repeal & Replace of ObamaCare, a/k/a RyanCare
    There are so many articles coming out right now trying to summarize RyanCare.  I’ve gone straight to my favorite source for all things medical financing – the Kaiser Foundation.  Their reports are well researched,…
Rank this Week: 3070

Know Your Rights, Credit-wise

Know Your Rights, Credit-wise

Information about laws that protect you as a consumer. By Deborah G. Roher.

http://roherlaw.net/
  • Apr 17

    Class action settlement

    Class action settlement
    Watch this space!
  • Dec 24

    Target shoppers, don’t panic!

    Target shoppers, don’t panic!
    So, maybe you are among the 40,000,000 Target shoppers whose credit and debit card accounts have been compromised by a security breach that took place over the three weeks after Thanksgiving.  In response, consumers are being warned to…
  • Nov 27

    CFPB: Our government at its best

    CFPB: Our government at its best
    I recently returned from the annual training event at which over 900 consumer lawyers shared their successes and challenges and were brought up to date on the latest rules, court cases, and public policy issues in the world of consumer…
Rank this Week: 3558

Massachusetts Employment Law

Massachusetts Employment Law

What employees need to know about Massachusetts employment law: severance agreements, wrongful termination, discrimination claims, wage and hour claims. By the Law Office of Maura Greene, LLC.

http://www.mauragreene-law.com/
  • Apr 1

    Wrongful Termination: When Should You Call a Lawyer?

    Wrongful Termination: When Should You Call a Lawyer?
    Wrongful termination- do you have a claim? When should you call a lawyer about a wrongful termination claim? You may have received a written warning or a performance improvement plan. You may have a new supervisor and communication has broken…
  • Oct 19

    A true professional

    A true professional
    Maura was a terrific partner as I worked through some employment matters. She was very responsive to calls and questions. Her sound advice was backed by keen insight and solid experience with real situations involving employment law. She…
  • Oct 19

    A true professional

    A true professional
    Maura was a terrific partner as I worked through some employment matters. She was very responsive to calls and questions. Her sound advice was backed by keen insight and solid experience with real situations involving employment law. She…
Rank this Week: 3296