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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/
  • Mar 27

    How to Secure a Mac-Based Law Practice [Webinar]

    How to Secure a Mac-Based Law Practice [Webinar]
    If you’re a lawyer using a Mac – it’s time for a security check. In our next edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Tom Lambotte will walk you through it – in 30 minutes or less. On April 10 at 12pm (eastern), Tom…
  • Mar 7

    Automation in Law Practice: Where to Start (and Why!)

    Automation in Law Practice: Where to Start (and Why!)
    Implementing automation in your law practice can save you time and money. Here’s what you need to know. In the current state of the legal market, the demand for legal services is high, but clients are looking to pay less. This plays out…
  • Mar 1

    Startup Workshop in Springfield

    Startup Workshop in Springfield
    The post Startup Workshop in Springfield appeared first on Mass LOMAP.
Rank this Week: 4933

Injury Lawyer Blog

Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Naumes Law Group.

http://www.injurylawyer.pro/
  • Mar 27

    Should New Safer Rail Cars be Mandated Prior to 2023 Deadline?

    Should New Safer Rail Cars be Mandated Prior to 2023 Deadline?
    On March 10th, in Palo Alto County thousands of gallons of biofuel found its way to a nearby creek as spheres of flames also began to engulf the area. The area was in this condition because a mile-long train, consisting of 20 rail cars that…
  • Mar 20

    Newly Unsealed Documents Raise Major Questions and Concerns Regarding Monsanto’s Roundup Weed Killer

    Newly Unsealed Documents Raise Major Questions and Concerns Regarding Monsanto’s Roundup Weed Killer
    Recently, a federal court has unsealed documents that cast a dark shadow on the research and safety practices of the chemical company Monsanto. Monsanto’s primary product is Roundup, which is currently being used from large farms to…
  • Mar 20

    Xarelto Negative Side Effect Leading to Major Lawsuit

    Xarelto Negative Side Effect Leading to Major Lawsuit
    Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is commonly marketed in the United States as a blood-thinner generally prescribed to combat blood clots. Although, the serious nature of the side effects caused by Xarelto are leading to a staggering number of lawsuits.…
Rank this Week: 1548

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
  • Mar 27

    Massachusetts Appellate Court Affirms Reviewing Board’s Decision Denying Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Massachusetts Appellate Court Affirms Reviewing Board’s Decision Denying Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    In 2005, the employee who filed In Re Hines’s Case purportedly broke his ankle after he slipped and fell while working as a personal attendant in Massachusetts. As a result of his injury, the employee apparently underwent two surgeries.…
  • Mar 21

    Workers’ Compensation For Chronic Pain

    Workers’ Compensation For Chronic Pain
    A workers’ compensation judge has the freedom to consider different doctors’ opinions before deciding whether to award workers’ compensation benefits. The judge is not limited to the most restrictive opinion but may award…
  • Mar 1

    Dollar Tree Store in Roslindale, Massachusetts Cited For Workplace Safety Violation

    Dollar Tree Store in Roslindale, Massachusetts Cited For Workplace Safety Violation
    Busy Shopping Season Leads to Hazards In the midst of the holiday shopping season, retailers are pushing hard to make a large percentage of their profits for the year. Shelves are piled high, aisles are crowded with special displays and…
Rank this Week: 2327

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/
  • Mar 26

    Massachusetts SJC Should Revoke Ban on “Secret” Recording of Police

    Massachusetts SJC Should Revoke Ban on “Secret” Recording of Police
    We live in the Age of Information; the Age of the smartphone.  An age in which the activities of almost every citizen are monitored by sources both public and private  – including your own cell phone, debit cards and credit…
  • Mar 11

    Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization: Federal & Local Governments Tone-Deaf to Voter

    Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization: Federal & Local Governments Tone-Deaf to Voter
    As a Massachusetts drug arrest defense lawyer, I never cease to be amazed at the resistance I see to the will of the voters on the subject of marijuana legalization, from both the federal government, as well as local government here in…
  • Feb 5

    Massachusetts DUI/OUI: Don’t Make It A Stupor Bowl Event

    Massachusetts DUI/OUI: Don’t Make It A Stupor Bowl Event
    Amid all the Super Bowl hype, try to remember something:  Aside from New Year’s Eve, St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo, Super Bowl Sunday is one the drunkest days of the year.  Worse still, the number of inebriated…
Rank this Week: 1771

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/
  • Mar 24

    Report: Bill Would Give FDA Mandatory Recall Power Over Drug

    Report: Bill Would Give FDA Mandatory Recall Power Over Drug
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is a federal regulator without a key regulatory power: Recall.  That’s why when investigators with the agency confirmed there were high levels of a potentially lethal toxin in toddler teething…
  • Mar 20

    Defective Aerial Lift Killed Worker, Widow Say

    Defective Aerial Lift Killed Worker, Widow Say
    A widow has filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging her husband’s death while at work on an aerial lift doing tree removal was preventable, had it not been for a defective lift. Plaintiff, as representative of her husband’s…
  • Mar 17

    Alleged Breast Implant Defects Causing Illness in Women

    Alleged Breast Implant Defects Causing Illness in Women
    A subsidiary of product manufacturing behemoth Johnson & Johnson is facing a product liability lawsuit for allegedly selling defective breast implants to unsuspecting women, causing them to suffer health woes such as muscle pain and…
Rank this Week: 2197

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: 3857

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/
Rank this Week: 5153

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 3800

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/
  • Mar 23

    Search For Missing Man Overboard Carnival Victory Continue

    Search For Missing Man Overboard Carnival Victory Continue
    The U.S. Coast Guard and Cuban search and rescue authorities are searching for a missing 23-year-old man who went overboard the Carnival Victory cruise ship 33 miles northwest of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba.  Brandon Paul is the Floral…
  • Mar 23

    Bodies of Missing Student and Charter Mate Recovered

    Bodies of Missing Student and Charter Mate Recovered
    Jie Luo, a 21-year-old Colorado State student went missing March 14 after he and four others decided to go swimming jumping off a chartered yacht.  Luo and the four other swimmers were part of a group of 16 college students sailing on a…
  • Mar 3

    Florida Federal Court Allows Jury to Decide Case Cruise Excursion Personal Injury Case

    Florida Federal Court Allows Jury to Decide Case Cruise Excursion Personal Injury Case
    This case concerns a passenger who participated in a seven-day cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas cruise ship.  The passenger booked a shore excursion through Royal Caribbean to Dunn’s River Falls while the ship…
Rank this Week: 4830

Boston Car Accident Attorney News

Boston Car Accident Attorney News

Covers injury and accident law. By Michael O. Smith.

https://www.bostoncaraccidentattorneynews.com/
Rank this Week: 1774

Brockton Injury Lawyer Blog

Brockton Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert C. Shea.

https://www.brocktoninjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1793

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Concussion Risk High for Bay State Youth

    Concussion Risk High for Bay State Youth
    The risk of long-term damage from concussions has been widely publicized in recent years, but one group—youth athletes—may not be getting the message. Recent reports found that Massachusetts not only ranked first in the nation for…
  • Mar 14

    Bus Rollover on 128 Shakes Up Student

    Bus Rollover on 128 Shakes Up Student
    The crash of a school bus carrying Sudbury middle school students left two dozen with a scare and minor injuries in January. After a collision with a pickup truck, the bus rolled over a guardrail and came to rest on its side. No one was…
  • Feb 23

    Smoking Blamed for Massive Cambridge Fire

    Smoking Blamed for Massive Cambridge Fire
    Investigators have determined the cause of a ten-alarm fire in Cambridge that eventually spread to eighteen buildings and left more than 160 people homeless. The December fire began at 35/37 Berkshire Street, and because of several…
Rank this Week: 3124

Lawyers on Tap

Lawyers on Tap

By Verrill Dana LLP. Provides a resource to craft beverage producers interested in keeping abreast of legal developments and navigating the challenges unique to the industry.

http://www.beveragelawupdate.com
  • Mar 21

    Hey That’s Me Drinking That Beer! UGC Rights at Issue in Beer/Photo Lawsuit

    Hey That’s Me Drinking That Beer! UGC Rights at Issue in Beer/Photo Lawsuit
    Kayla Kraft (no known relation to the cheese people) found herself on a Natural Light coaster with a fake handlebar mustache drinking a beer under the heading “Every Natty Has a Story.”  She apparently didn’t like that…
  • Dec 8

    Canadian Company Pursues Moose Trademark: Trouble Brewing for Maine Beer Maker

    Canadian Company Pursues Moose Trademark: Trouble Brewing for Maine Beer Maker
    As brewers and residents of Maine, whose state animal after all is a moose, this recent Bangor Daily News article about a large Canadian corporation chasing U.S. brewers with a trademark for “moose” is cause for concern. I know…
  • Nov 1

    A Bourbon Conundrum

    A Bourbon Conundrum
    The recent week-long strike at two Jim Beam facilities in Kentucky highlights a very interesting tension in the current workplace.   Workers at the Boston and Clermont, Kentucky facilities overwhelmingly rejected the second contract…
Rank this Week: 1736

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

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

http://news.braislaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3375

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/
  • Mar 20

    Fuji Bicycle Recall Cites Fall Danger to Rider

    Fuji Bicycle Recall Cites Fall Danger to Rider
    Bicycle manufacturer Advanced Sports International has announced it is recalling at least 650 Fuji road bikes for a defect that reportedly can cause a component to slip while pedaling, increasing the risk of a fall.  As the Consumer…
  • Mar 2

    Scientist Dies in Bicycle Crash With Light Rail in TX

    Scientist Dies in Bicycle Crash With Light Rail in TX
    A much-loved scientist was killed in a bicycle accident recently when she crossed into the path of a light rail train in Houston. The Houston Chronicle reported the Rice University professor, who had been on staff since 1980, was a…
  • Feb 26

    Bike Lane Use Could Get More Expensive in MN

    Bike Lane Use Could Get More Expensive in MN
    Bike riding is becoming increasingly popular nationwide, with a growing number of cities launching bike-friendly initiatives, including bike share programs, Complete Streets road design and safe cycling education campaigns. …
Rank this Week: 1759

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: 1970

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/
  • Mar 17

    Sign Envy in Boston

    Sign Envy in Boston
    The recent saving of the iconic Citgo sign in Kenmore Square is being universally hailed as the saving of a true Boston landmark.  Had it been taken down, thousands of people would be aimlessly wandering the city trying to find Fenway…
  • Mar 15

    Tenant Required to Prove that It Terminated Lease

    Tenant Required to Prove that It Terminated Lease
    Earlier this week the Appeals Court decided that a tenant has the burden of proving that it properly exercised its option to terminate a written lease.  The commercial lease in Patriot Power, LLC v. New Rounder,…
  • Mar 10

    Regulatory Taking, Anyone?

    Regulatory Taking, Anyone?
      A Cape Cod jury, after a scant one-hour deliberation, decided in favor of a Falmouth landowner who claimed that the Falmouth Conservation Commission’s refusal to grant variances from the Town’s Wetlands Protection Bylaw…
Rank this Week: 3241

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

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

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
  • Mar 17

    CapTrust and Target Date Fund

    CapTrust and Target Date Fund
    So, Kevin O’Keefe of LexBlog has long preached that the key to effective blogging and other social media professional marketing is to provide actual information that people can use, rather than putting out, under the guise of blogging,…
  • Feb 2

    What Happens When the Pirates of the Caribbean Go Looking for a Financial Advisor to Help Invest Their Treasure?

    What Happens When the Pirates of the Caribbean Go Looking for a Financial Advisor to Help Invest Their Treasure?
    All men, who after all are all just overgrown 12 year olds, admire Johnny Depp to some degree – a grown man who becomes fabulously wealthy by playing pirate??? Sign me up! But what’s not to emulate, as this article in the New York…
  • Jan 18

    Are Forum Selection Clauses Valid Under ERISA?

    Are Forum Selection Clauses Valid Under ERISA?
    So the Supreme Court, for the second time, has now taken a pass on ruling on whether ERISA plans can contain forum selection clauses. As this article notes, a number of courts have enforced forum selection clauses in ERISA-governed plans,…
Rank this Week: 2201

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: 2768

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: 1313

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

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

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Mar 15

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Considers Employees’ Use of Medical Marijuana

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Considers Employees’ Use of Medical Marijuana
    Last Thursday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) heard oral arguments in a case that asks whether employers can be required to make accommodations for employees’ off-duty use of medical marijuana. The case was brought by a…
  • Mar 14

    The Problem with Pronoun

    The Problem with Pronoun
    Earlier this month, the Supreme Court announced that it had decided not to hear the case of Gavin Grimm – the transgender student who sued his school district seeking access to the restroom and locker room facilities that correspond to…
  • Mar 7

    Are Employee Absences Giving You A Headache?

    Are Employee Absences Giving You A Headache?
    One of the most problematic areas for employers is the balancing act which occurs between managing employee productivity and attendance while taking care not to tread on entitlement to Family and Medical Leave (“FMLA”) and…
Rank this Week: 2658

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Update on Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

    Update on Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit
    Earlier this month, a federal judge ordered Caldera Medical to pay a total of $12.3 million to settle over 2,700 injury claims related to the company’s transvaginal mesh products. Tens of thousands of women have suffered injuries as a…
  • Feb 23

    Eliquis Lawsuits on the Rise

    Eliquis Lawsuits on the Rise
    As of December 2016, approximately 34 Eliquis lawsuits were pending against the drug’s manufacturers, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer, Inc. The plaintiffs claim they were harmed as a result of the manufacturers’ failure to warn of…
  • Feb 21

    Abilify Linked to Gambling, Overeating, and Hyper-Sexuality

    Abilify Linked to Gambling, Overeating, and Hyper-Sexuality
    People suffering from depression and bipolar disorder may be prescribed Abilify, an antipsychotic drug meant to help reduce the negative symptoms of these emotional disorders. Unfortunately, the side effects of Abilify may be significantly…
Rank this Week: 3576

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/
  • Mar 15

    Larceny and Belief of Abandonment in Massachusett

    Larceny and Belief of Abandonment in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, the defendant appealed from a conviction for larceny of more than $250 under MGL c. 266 section 30(1). The defendant argued that the jury should have been given an instruction related to his defense…
  • Mar 5

    Massachusetts Juvenile Convicted of Assault and Battery

    Massachusetts Juvenile Convicted of Assault and Battery
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, a juvenile was found delinquent on a charge of assault and battery. He appealed, arguing that the judge had made a mistake in denying his motion for a required finding of not guilty and requiring him…
  • Feb 14

    Larceny by False Promises in Massachusett

    Larceny by False Promises in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate decision, the defendant was convicted of violating MGL c. 266 section 30(1). This section criminalizes larceny by false pretenses involving over $250. To secure a conviction, the Commonwealth is…
Rank this Week: 3045

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Mar 13

    One Surgeon Supervising Two Separate Operating Rooms: Medical Malpractice; Yes or No?

    One Surgeon Supervising Two Separate Operating Rooms: Medical Malpractice; Yes or No?
    By: Attorney Kevin J. O’Malley| Partner Two Complicated Spinal Surgeries, Two Separate Operating Rooms, Surgeries Performed at the Same Time, One Surgeon Supervising Both Surgeries, One Patient Is Left a Quadriplegic, Medical…
  • Feb 27

    Understanding Trusts in Massachusett

    Understanding Trusts in Massachusett
    By: Attorney William Rosa| Partner My last blog focused on the various forms of tenancies in which you can hold real estate in Massachusetts. This blog is an expansion of my previous blog dated September 6, 2016 in which we are going to…
  • Feb 6

    The Devil is in the Details – Documents to collect when facing divorce

    The Devil is in the Details – Documents to collect when facing divorce
    By: Attorney Jeffrey D. Kiesling | Associate If you believe that you may be facing divorce, you should secure all available financial documents. In most divorce cases the family’s finances are the primary focus of the divorce action…
Rank this Week: 2162

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/
  • 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,…
  • 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: 4850

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2664

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 9

    Marijuana Use Rights Arise in Employment Situation

    Marijuana Use Rights Arise in Employment Situation
    With the enactment of two marijuana laws in Massachusetts during the past few years, there’s never been much doubt that use of it would someday become a workplace issue. Now, the Supreme Judicial Court is taking up the issue in…
  • Feb 14

    U.S. Supreme Court Delays Hearing on Cases that may Decide whether Class Action Rights can be Waived

    U.S. Supreme Court Delays Hearing on Cases that may Decide whether Class Action Rights can be Waived
    The U.S. Supreme Court may have accepted a group of cases that will determine whether companies can require their workers to waive class action rights, but that doesn’t mean it’ll be deciding this important question anytime soon.…
  • Feb 6

    EEOC Working on New Anti-Harassment Guidance

    EEOC Working on New Anti-Harassment Guidance
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is currently working on new guidance to help analyze and decide claims involving harassment in the workplace. The new rules promise to bolster enforcement against harassers as it follows a…
Rank this Week: 4245

Rhode Island Accident Lawyer Blog

Rhode Island Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Tapalian Law.

https://www.tapinjury.com/news/
  • Mar 7

    Barrington Sisters Die in Tragic Slip & Fall Accident

    Barrington Sisters Die in Tragic Slip & Fall Accident
    What started out as a routine weekly dinner among three sisters sadly turned deadly this past Friday in Barrington, Rhode Island. Elderly sisters, 97-year-old twins Jean Haley and Martha Williams, and younger sister 89-year-old Mary Jacobs…
  • Mar 6

    Boston Duck Boats Under Fire After Deadly Pedestrian Accident

    Boston Duck Boats Under Fire After Deadly Pedestrian Accident
    Boston Duck Tours are a popular and fun Boston tourist attraction. This February two dozen duck boats carried the Super Bowl winning New England Patriots through the Boston streets to celebrate their victory. However, after a string of…
  • Feb 23

    Fatal Hit & Run Accident in Coventry, Rhode Island

    Fatal Hit & Run Accident in Coventry, Rhode Island
    February has been a fatal month for car accidents and pedestrian accidents in Rhode Island. Nine people have been killed in Rhode Island traffic accidents so far in 2017, six of the deaths have occurred this February. The most recent fatality…
Rank this Week: 1792

Mass Appeals Blog

Mass Appeals Blog

Covers appellate issues affecting practice in Massachusetts and important appellate cases. By Cross Nadel LLC.

http://www.crossnadel.com/mass-appeals-blog
  • Mar 7

    Yes, Virginia, Petitioning Activity Can Be Frivolou

    Yes, Virginia, Petitioning Activity Can Be Frivolou
    The Appeals Court issued today issued The Gillette Company  v. Provost, another anti-SLAPP decision. The case does not tread new anti-SLAPP ground, but it is remarkable for its clarity on a few issues, and is one of a small number…
  • Feb 15

    Anti-SLAPP Alert: A blog post is petitioning activity. Another case of bad facts make bad law?

    Anti-SLAPP Alert: A blog post is petitioning activity. Another case of bad facts make bad law?
    The SJC yesterday ruled in Cardno ChemRisk, LLC v. Foytlin that a blog post qualified as petitioning activity under the Massachusetts anti-SLAPP statute. While this is not the first time* the Court has immunized as petitioning…
  • Jan 5

    2016 Anti-SLAPP Roundup: An Epic Mish Mash in State and Federal Court*

    2016 Anti-SLAPP Roundup: An Epic Mish Mash in State and Federal Court*
    2016 was another big year in anti-SLAPP litigation – with the Appeals Court issuing a slew of Rule 1:28 decisions, the Supreme Judicial Court granting Direct or Further Appellate Review to consider issues ranging from the proper…
Rank this Week: 2016

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: 3796

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: 3424

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

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

http://www.thepatientsafetyblog.org/
  • Mar 3

    Did You Know? You Have The Right To Access Your Health Information

    Did You Know? You Have The Right To Access Your Health Information
    How to get a copy of your medical records Many people are not aware that they have a right to access their health information for such purposes as:     Viewing their medical information     Getting a copy of their medical records /…
  • Jan 12

    Drew Meyer Profiled in The Huffington Post

    Drew Meyer Profiled in The Huffington Post
    Firm founder Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. was recently profiled in a Huffington Post article: Drew Meyer, Esquire — Truth, Justice and Medicine. The piece highlights Meyer's career as a highly recognized and passionate patient advocate representing…
  • Dec 9

    Senate Releases Report and Recommendations on the Practice of Concurrent Surgeries at Teaching Hospital

    Senate Releases Report and Recommendations on the Practice of Concurrent Surgeries at Teaching Hospital
    Boston Globe Spotlight Team and Lubin & Meyer lawsuits have been at the center of widening awareness of this patient safety issue  Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) issued a…
Rank this Week: 1960

The Divorce Collaborative

The Divorce Collaborative

Covers Massachusetts family law, divorce mediation and collaborative divorce. By Stephen F. McDonough.

http://www.divorcecollaborative.com
  • Mar 2

    Part 2 – How Much Will My Divorce Mediation Cost?

    Part 2 – How Much Will My Divorce Mediation Cost?
    If you did not have a chance to read Part One about the range of fees for divorce mediation, please do so or be prepared to be confused. The answer is X-Rays. Yes, that is right, X-Rays. My dentist can …
  • Mar 2

    Valuation Issues Surrounding Professional Practices at Divorce

    Valuation Issues Surrounding Professional Practices at Divorce
    When a divorcing spouse owns a business, several factors must be examined as part of the distribution of the marital estate. The type of business entity in question will obviously play a major role in how the business asset will …
  • Mar 2

    What Do We Make?

    What Do We Make?
    I was watching television earlier  tonight  – on Valentine’s night as a matter of fact – and saw a commercial for BMW automobiles.  It was a fairly long spot during the olympics, right after I decided that I…
Rank this Week: 4282

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/
  • Feb 27

    A Modern Take on the Antiquities Act of 1906

    A Modern Take on the Antiquities Act of 1906
    During the waning days of his administration, President Obama used the Antiquities Act of 1906 (16 USC 431-433) (“Act”) to create expansive national monuments on land and at sea.  According to the National Park Service, he…
  • Feb 8

    What Does It Mean To Purchase An Additional Insured Endorsement?

    What Does It Mean To Purchase An Additional Insured Endorsement?
    In the construction industry, it is standard for ‘upstream’ parties to require ‘downstream’ parties to purchase and maintain general liability insurance coverage, at varying limits, and to obtain an endorsement adding…
  • Jan 30

    Update on St. John’s Holdings, LLC.  v. Two Electronics, LLC

    Update on St. John’s Holdings, LLC.  v. Two Electronics, LLC
    On October 24th, 2016, the Massachusetts Land Court revised its ruling in St. John’s Holdings, LLC. v. Two Electronics, LLC  (2016 WL 1460477 (2016).  The underlying case (the subject of a prior blog article) involved…
Rank this Week: 2167

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusetts-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Auto Accidents — Damages and Compensation

    Auto Accidents — Damages and Compensation
    North Shore Winter is beautiful but when the roads and highways are snow covered it can also be dangerous.  Plows, sanders and salt trucks work to keep the ways clear but conditions and traffic from Route 95, 128, and Route 1, along with…
  • Feb 27

    Auto Accidents — Damages and Compensation

    Auto Accidents — Damages and Compensation
    North Shore Winter is beautiful but when the roads and highways are snow covered it can also be dangerous.  Plows, sanders and salt trucks work to keep the ways clear but conditions and traffic from Route 95, 128, and Route 1, along with…
  • Feb 15

    Easements and Abandonment

    Easements and Abandonment
    Ownership and title to real property in Massachusetts goes back to the Mayflower Compact. As roads, ways and cart paths were created throughout the Northshore, Middlesex County and other counties, easements to and from land were created for…
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Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
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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
  • Feb 23

    US Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Student with Disability

    US Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Student with Disability
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court decided, 8-0, in Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools, that families do not have to exhaust remedies under IDEA when rights are fully supported by the ADA and Section 504. This is a huge deal in the…
  • Dec 1

    Is my child's teacher licensed?

    Is my child's teacher licensed?
    Educators, including teachers, professional support personnel, and administrators, are generally required to hold a license issued by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to be eligible for employment in public…
  • Nov 18

    Free Course for Parents of Children with Emotional and Behavioral Challenge

    Free Course for Parents of Children with Emotional and Behavioral Challenge
    Is your child on an IEP?Is your child angry, sad, anxious, acting out or withdrawn?Are you concerned about how your child is behaving?Has your child been diagnosed with ADHD, Conduct Disorder or other emotional problems?ARE YOU HAVING A…
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Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.legalmalpracticelawyer.com/
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Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By KJC Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4912

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Covers qui tam and government law. By Greene LLP.

http://www.whistleblowerattorneys-blog.com/
  • Feb 15

    TeamHealth Settles False Claims Act Case for $60 Million

    TeamHealth Settles False Claims Act Case for $60 Million
    A U.S. hospital chain, TeamHealth, agreed to settle allegations that a recently acquired subsidiary, IPC, violated the False Claims Act by “up-coding” Medicare and Medicaid for services that were not performed, or were…
  • Feb 15

    TeamHealth Settles False Claims Act Case for $60 Million

    TeamHealth Settles False Claims Act Case for $60 Million
    A U.S. hospital chain, TeamHealth, agreed to settle allegations that a recently acquired subsidiary, IPC, violated the False Claims Act by “up-coding” Medicare and Medicaid for services that were not performed, or were…
  • Feb 8

    Midwest Provider to Pay $18 Million to Settle False Claims Act Suit

    Midwest Provider to Pay $18 Million to Settle False Claims Act Suit
    A midwest healthcare provider agreed to resolve False Claims Act allegations brought by two whistleblowers for $18 million dollars. The plaintiffs in the qui tam case were former employees of the company. Evercare, now known as Optum…
Rank this Week: 2717

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Feb 11

    EXECUTIVE ORDER ON VISAS

    EXECUTIVE ORDER ON VISAS
    We are currently in an environment where there are continuous changes to the US immigration landscape.  From an Executive Order issued without warning or much coordination between affected agencies to legal challenges around the country.…
  • Feb 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2017

    VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2017
    The Visa Bulletin for March 2017 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.comand www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • Feb 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR FEBRUARY 2017

    VISA BULLETIN FOR FEBRUARY 2017
    The Visa Bulletin for February 2017 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
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Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, commercial litigation and insurance bad faith. By Keith L. Miller.

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

    WORKER DIES IN FREETOWN WORK ACCIDENT

    WORKER DIES IN FREETOWN WORK ACCIDENT
    January 25, 2017: Alphonse Ferent. 51, of Stoughton, Massachusetts, has died from an accident that occurred at the Stop & Shop distribution center in Freetown, Massachusetts. A tractor-trailer pulled away from a loading dock, causing…
  • Dec 2

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Reverses Dismissal of Court Officer’s Suit for Assault Pay

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Reverses Dismissal of Court Officer’s Suit for Assault Pay
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court has reversed a trial court’s dismissal of a Court Officer’s claim for ‘Assault Pay’. The Court Officer had alleged in his action that he is entitled to ‘Assault Pay’ under a…
  • Apr 16

    SEC Files Enforcement Action Against Owners of Jay Peak Ski Resort Alleging it was a Ponzi Scheme

    SEC Files Enforcement Action Against Owners of Jay Peak Ski Resort Alleging it was a Ponzi Scheme
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed fraud charges in Federal Court in Miami, Florida against the owners and operators of Jay Peak Resort, a Vermont-based ski resort, and related businesses. The complaint alleges that millions of…
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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/
  • Feb 8

    Housing Court Rules Post-Foreclosure Owner Entitled To 90 Day Notice to Quit

    Housing Court Rules Post-Foreclosure Owner Entitled To 90 Day Notice to Quit
    Questionable Ruling Goes Against Established Law That Foreclosed Owner Not Entitled to Notice to Quit In a recent post-foreclosure eviction case before the Southeast Housing Court, Justice Anne Kenney Chaplin issued a head-scratching ruling…
  • Jan 12

    New Notary Public Act Addresses Unauthorized Practice of Law, Title Issues and Consumer Protection

    New Notary Public Act Addresses Unauthorized Practice of Law, Title Issues and Consumer Protection
    An Act Regulating Notaries Public to Protect Consumers And The Validity And Effectiveness Of Recorded Instruments On October 6, 2016 Governor Charlie Baker signed Chapter 289 of the Acts of 2016, An Act Regulating Notaries Public to…
  • Jan 2

    Act Clearing Titles To Foreclosed Properties Now Effective

    Act Clearing Titles To Foreclosed Properties Now Effective
    Many Titles Automatically Cleared As Of Dec. 31, 2016 While 2016 may have been a tough year for some, the new year brings some relief to those affected by foreclosure related title defects. For some homeowners saddled with bad titles due…
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Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 27

    Liability for Accidents and Injuries on the Water

    Liability for Accidents and Injuries on the Water
    In Boston and throughout Massachusetts, commercial and recreational boating is a way of life. Not surprisingly, boating accidents are too. Lawsuits involving injuries suffered in boating accidents, often referred to as “admiralty”…
  • Jan 26

    Airplane and Aviation Accidents – What Claims Can Be Made?

    Airplane and Aviation Accidents – What Claims Can Be Made?
    By their very nature, airplane and aviation industry accidents give rise to some of the most shocking, painful and devastating tragedies imaginable. Aviation accidents are thankfully rare, but they do occur with large, commercial airlines as…
  • Jan 24

    An Overview of Railroad Liability in Massachusett

    An Overview of Railroad Liability in Massachusett
    Since SUGARMAN’s beginnings over 50 years ago in Boston, our personal injury lawyers have regularly represented people injured or killed in railroad accidents throughout Massachusetts.  Unfortunately, these accidents occur with…
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Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?
    Many consumers who have settled insurance claims are perplexed when they hear of other claimants receiving more in settlements for property damage or pain and suffering for their injuries that they did for very similar claims. While not every…
  • Sep 29

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

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

    How Can Massachusetts Consumers Avoid Harassment from Creditor

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