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Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    THE BIG APPLE'S SLOWING DOWN

    THE BIG APPLE'S SLOWING DOWN
    COMPTROLLER STRINGER: CITY ECONOMY SLOWS DURING THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2016 The City added 13,400 private-sector jobs, the second smallest increase in six years The City’s economy grew 1.7%, the slowest rate in two years, but …
  • Aug 29

    NOT PLEASED WITH TRUMP

    NOT PLEASED WITH TRUMP
    Less Than Half of Republicans Pleased With Trump as Nominee by Frank Newport Story Highlights 46% of Republicans satisfied with Trump as GOP nominee 56% of Democrats are satisfied with Clinton as party's nominee Young…
  • Aug 29

    BAD DIET YIELDS ADHD

    BAD DIET YIELDS ADHD
    Unhealthy diet during pregnancy could be linked to ADHD King's College London New research led by scientists from King's College London and the University of Bristol has found that a high-fat, high-sugar diet during pregnancy may be…
Rank this Week: 6

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 58

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 60

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense…

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense Issues

Covers Long Island criminal defense law. By Joseph Potashnik & Associates PLLC.

http://jpcriminaldefense.com/new-york-federal-criminal-defense
Rank this Week: 117

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 122

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Aug 29

    Featured Broker: David Capin (Raymond James)

    Featured Broker: David Capin (Raymond James)
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that Pennsylvania-based Raymond James broker/adviser David Capin has been the subject of customer complaints. The…
  • Aug 29

    Nigel James Has Settled Complaint

    Nigel James Has Settled Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that New York-based Joseph Stone Capital broker Nigel James has been the subject of customer complaints. The securities and…
  • Aug 29

    Evan Fishman (UBS) Has Regulatory Sanction

    Evan Fishman (UBS) Has Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that Georgia-based UBS Financial Services broker/adviser Evan Fishman has received customer complaints. The securities and…
Rank this Week: 126

New York Probate & Estate…

New York Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

Covers probate news, procedures and resources. By Philip M. Bernstein.

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

    Executors Should Beware Of Serious Pitfall

    Executors Should Beware Of Serious Pitfall
    Today’s Wall Street Journal contains a worthwhile but cautionary article about the pitfalls that can face even the most well-meaning executor. As you will see, a lot of the decisions an executor must make need to be made…
  • Jan 31

    David Bowie’s Will Filed In Manhattan Surrogate’s Court — His Estate Valued At 100 Million Dollar

    David Bowie’s Will Filed In Manhattan Surrogate’s Court — His Estate Valued At 100 Million Dollar
    The Will of David Robert Jones was filed earlier this month in New York County Surrogate’s Court giving the value of his estate at 100 million dollars. Not familiar with David Robert Jones? As the New York Times reported, He was far…
  • Jul 20

    Application To Withdraw Waiver Consenting To Probate Denied By Brooklyn Surrogate

    Application To Withdraw Waiver Consenting To Probate Denied By Brooklyn Surrogate
    Prior to the commencement of a probate proceeding or an administration proceeding, the attorney for the estate will normally send a waiver consenting to the admission of the will to probate or to the appointment of an administrator to all…
Rank this Week: 288

Immigration News Blog

Immigration News Blog

Covers immigration law, news and commentary. By Matthew L. Kolken.

http://kolken.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 7

    My blog has been moved to the following…

    My blog has been moved to the following address: http://blogs.ilw.com/blog.php?29230-Matthew-Kolken-on-Deportation-And-RemovalYou may also follow me on Twitter: @mkolkenThanks.
  • Nov 21

    Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

    Obama's Executive Action on Immigration
    Important notice: These initiatives have not yet been implemented, and USCIS is not accepting any requests or applications at this time. Beware of anyone who offers to help you submit an application or a request for any of these actions…
  • Aug 7

    Why Isn’t President Obama Protecting Refugee Children With A Stroke Of His Pen?

    Why Isn’t President Obama Protecting Refugee Children With A Stroke Of His Pen?
    Originally published on Fox News Latino:The humanitarian crisis on the southern border is the center of a political firestorm in Washington. At issue is the bipartisan 2000 anti-trafficking law, signed by President Bush and re-authorized in…
Rank this Week: 333

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

http://www.criminallawlibraryblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
Rank this Week: 292

LoTempio Law Blog

LoTempio Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks and copyright news. By Vincent G. LoTempio.

http://www.lotempiolaw.com/
  • Aug 15

    What Exactly is a Patent Troll? What Should You Do if You Come Across One..

    What Exactly is a Patent Troll? What Should You Do if You Come Across One..
    What is a Patent Troll? A company or person that acquires large amounts of patents while having no desire to develop products. Instead of development, these entities file patent infringement lawsuits against parties who violate the…
  • Aug 10

    Injection Molding: why it’s a useful tool

    Injection Molding: why it’s a useful tool
    When looking for the best way to create parts in the fastest and efficient way possible I found several different possible solutions. There is only one that combines a low cost, short time frame and ease of use; this led me to my discovery of…
  • Aug 4

    Local Competition Helps The World

    Local Competition Helps The World
      To be a successful entrepreneur in the cutthroat market of today’s world you are no longer able to just have a good idea and a hard work ethic to become successful. You need one thing, money, and lots of it. Even though you…
Rank this Week: 343

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 29

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont
    The legislature further finds and declares that domestic violence is criminal conduct occurring between members of the same family or household which warrants stronger intervention than is presently authorized under New York's laws. The…
  • May 29

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont
    The legislature further finds and declares that domestic violence is criminal conduct occurring between members of the same family or household which warrants stronger intervention than is presently authorized under New York's laws. The…
  • May 28

    Siler v. 146 Montague Assocs. (supra)

    Siler v. 146 Montague Assocs. (supra)
    Page 127 683 N.Y.S.2d 127 1998 N.Y. Slip Op. 12,018 Benita Nicasio MORALES, Respondent, v. COUNTY OF NASSAU, Appellant. Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department. Dec. 31, 1998. Page 128 Devitt, Spellman, Barrett, Callahan, Leyden…
Rank this Week: 385

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Feb 23

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied
    Issues that are beyond the "ken" of ordinary jurors require expert testimony says the First Department in Wadsworth Condos, LLC v Dollinger Gonski & Grossman 2014 NY Slip Op 00930 [114 AD3d 487] February 13, 2014 Appellate Division, First…
  • Feb 20

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"
    Judiciary Law 487, the attorney-deceit statute, part of the common law, is reserved by the Appellate Division for really really bad conduct.  It is not "lightly given."  While proof does not require "clear and convincing" evidence,…
  • Feb 19

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule
    As we discussed yesterday, courts are eager to dismiss legal malpractice cases, early in the case or late, on the question of whether Client can show that "but for" the attorney's negligence there would have been a better economic outcome for…
Rank this Week: 442

New York Wrongful Death Lawyer…

New York Wrongful Death Lawyer Blog

Covers New York wrongful death cases involving auto accidents, hospital negligence, and medical malpractice. By Leland T. Williams.

http://www.newyorkwrongfuldeathlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    Flight 3407: Release of "Internal E-mails" to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order

    Flight 3407: Release of "Internal E-mails" to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order
    Pre-trial discovery by plaintiff lawyers for some of the families of the victims of the air crash near Buffalo, resulted in the public release, in October, of "internal" Colgan Air e-mails that questioned the pilot's qualifications to fly the…
  • Dec 13

    Flight 3407: Release of “Internal E-mails” to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order

    Flight 3407: Release of “Internal E-mails” to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order
    Pre-trial discovery by plaintiff lawyers for some of the families of the victims of the air crash near Buffalo, resulted in the public release, in October, of “internal” Colgan Air e-mails that questioned the pilot’s…
  • Dec 10

    Virginia Tech Settles Student Suicide Wrongful Death Case

    Virginia Tech Settles Student Suicide Wrongful Death Case
    The Commonwealth of Virginia, on behalf of Virginia Tech University, settled a 2009 wrongful death lawsuit brought by the parents of student Daniel Kim, in Fairfax County Circuit Court. The gravamen of the case was the failure of the VTU…
Rank this Week: 403

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Aug 28

    Copyright and Free Speech at the Supreme Court?

    Copyright and Free Speech at the Supreme Court?
    The Supreme court has been petitioned to overrule the Ninth Circuit’s ruling in the infamous “dancing baby” case where it was decided “no matter how unreasonable that belief,” copyright holders could…
  • Aug 25

    The Peter Doig Case In A Nutshell

    The Peter Doig Case In A Nutshell
    Amongst the ongoing challenges of art authentication that have come up in recent news, namely concerning art foundations, one would think at the very least that the word of the artist affirming that the work was or was not authored by them…
  • Aug 24

    Can Destroying Cultural Objects be Prosecuted as a War Crime?

    Can Destroying Cultural Objects be Prosecuted as a War Crime?
    On August 22 the International Criminal Court prosecuted Malian Islamic extremist, Ahmad al-Faqi al Mahdi, for a war crime. Faqs’s criminal activity, to which he pleaded guilty, was the destruction of Sufi shrines in Timbuktu, the…
Rank this Week: 481

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    The Difference Between Arbitration and Mediation in a Divorce

    The Difference Between Arbitration and Mediation in a Divorce
    GUEST POST By Steven Madel As you already know, it can get ugly fast during a divorce. Or, on occasion, the married couple holds no animosity toward one another and is ready to split amicably. Depending on your particular situation, you may…
  • Jul 30

    Customers File Complaints Against Meyers Associates Broker Matthew Silato

    Customers File Complaints Against Meyers Associates Broker Matthew Silato
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) against broker Matthew Silato (Silato).  According to BrokerCheck records there are at least…
  • Jul 26

    Broker Investigation: Meyers Associates Advisor Craig Langweiler

    Broker Investigation: Meyers Associates Advisor Craig Langweiler
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) against broker Craig Langweiler (Langweiler).  According to BrokerCheck records there are at…
Rank this Week: 534

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage…

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.massachusetts-alcoholic-beverage-licensing.com/
  • Jul 14

    Treasurer seeks overhaul of ‘unwieldy’ Mass. alcohol law

    Treasurer seeks overhaul of ‘unwieldy’ Mass. alcohol law
    // // The Boston Globe reports that Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah Goldberg, who oversees the state’s alcohol regulators, is set to launch a sweeping review of the state’s liquor laws and regulations, calling the current rules…
  • Jul 14

    Thousands petition to end Massachusetts happy-hour ban

    Thousands petition to end Massachusetts happy-hour ban
    As reported by the Boston Herald and Fox News, two young entrepreneurs are fighting to bring back happy hour. Former Boston-area students Sam Davidson and Brian Sachetta have launched a petition to overturn Massachusetts’…
  • Apr 28

    Dedham Selectmen Say No to Hooter

    Dedham Selectmen Say No to Hooter
    The Dedham Board of Selectmen have said no to a Hooters restaurant. The board voted unanimously to deny the controversial restaurant a liquor license transfer from Summer Shack, the establishment that previously operated at the proposed…
Rank this Week: 497

Coverage Counsel

Coverage Counsel

Covers New York insurance coverage cases and issues. By Roy A. Mura.

http://nycoveragecounsel.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 465

Quitam Help

Quitam Help

Cover qui tam law and the process of bringing a case. By Getnick & Getnick.

http://www.quitamhelp.com/
  • Oct 30

    SEC Pays Sixth Whistleblower under Dodd-Frank Program

    SEC Pays Sixth Whistleblower under Dodd-Frank Program
    The SEC announced that it will pay a whistleblower over $150,000 as a reward for bringing information to the Commission that resulted in a successful enforcement action.  Although the dollar amount may pale in comparison to the $14…
  • Oct 23

    Omnicare to Pay $120 Million

    Omnicare to Pay $120 Million
    Just days before trial was set to begin in the Northern District of Ohio, Omnicare has agreed to pay $120 million to settle allegations that the pharmacy offered kickbacks to nursing homes.  According to the allegations, Omnicare…
  • Oct 22

    Return on False Claims Act is Over 20-to-1

    Return on False Claims Act is Over 20-to-1
    Those who read this blog have long been aware of the effectiveness of the False Claims Act in returning money to the public fisc.  Previous reports had stated that the government recovered $15 for every dollar it spent on FCA…
Rank this Week: 521

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

Legal research updates from around the world and new and interesting research resources and web sites of interest. From Syracuse University College of Law.

http://bllsulaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn
    The economy continues to impact the traditional large law firm hiring cycle:A NY Times article focuses on 2Ls waiting for the chance to interview in the fall: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/business/26lawyers.html?em Some famous firms have…
  • May 4

    Movin' On

    Movin' On
    To my faithful readers: After many happyand productive years at the Barclay LawLibrary, I will be moving on to becomeExecutive Director of the Dewitt CommunityLibrary. This was a tough decision, but asa former library director always told…
  • Apr 26

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 479

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Aug 29

    Mark Farwell Terminated from LPL Financial

    Mark Farwell Terminated from LPL Financial
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that Illinois-based Independent Financial Group broker/adviser Mark Farwell has received customer complaints. The…
  • Aug 29

    James Lewis Has Five Customer Complaint

    James Lewis Has Five Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that DC-based Merrill Lynch broker/adviser James Lewis has been the subject of several customer complaints. The securities…
  • Aug 29

    Edward Mirabella Has Pending Complaint of Unauthorized Trading

    Edward Mirabella Has Pending Complaint of Unauthorized Trading
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that former New Jersey-based National Securities broker Edward Mirabella is currently not licensed to act as a broker or an…
Rank this Week: 547

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Woman can sue police for DUI arrest gone bad

    Woman can sue police for DUI arrest gone bad
    False arrest cases are hard to win against the police, because courts ask if the police had "arguable probable cause" to arrest, which is part of the qualified immunity equation, asking if the officer had an objectively reasonable basis to…
  • Aug 28

    Police officer gets a trial on her municipal corruption whistleblower claim

    Police officer gets a trial on her municipal corruption whistleblower claim
    The Court of Appeals finds that a police officer in Connecticut can bring her First Amendment retaliation case to the jury arising from the termination of her employment after she blew the whistle on fraudulent payroll practices that allowed…
  • Aug 15

    Two government concessions lead to inmate appellate victory

    Two government concessions lead to inmate appellate victory
    It occurs to me that inmates win almost as many appeals in the Second Circuit as employment discrimination plaintiffs. In this case, a guy locked up in the Big House sues the state for religious discrimination. He wins the appeal.The case is…
Rank this Week: 579

Copyright Litigation Blog

Copyright Litigation Blog

Review of copyright law, copyright litigation, art litigation and relevant current events. Discussions of recent case law and federal rules of civil procedure. By Ray Dowd.

http://copyrightlitigation.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 588

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    NLRB Grants Graduate Students the Right to Unionize

    NLRB Grants Graduate Students the Right to Unionize
    Owen H. Laird, Esq. Earlier this week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decided in favor of graduate students at Columbia University, allowing them the right to unionize. The question at the heart of the case was whether graduate…
  • Aug 25

    Michigan Court Finds Religious Exemption in Transgender Discrimination Case

    Michigan Court Finds Religious Exemption in Transgender Discrimination Case
    Lev Craig Last week, in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., the federal district court for the Eastern District of Michigan ruled on summary judgment that a funeral home’s termination…
  • Aug 22

    Uber Faces Setback in Independent Contractor Litigation; Court Rejects Proposed $100M Settlement

    Uber Faces Setback in Independent Contractor Litigation; Court Rejects Proposed $100M Settlement
    Owen H. Laird, Esq. As we have previously discussed, Uber, the multi-billion dollar company behind the eponymous smartphone taxi app, is in a long-term dispute with its drivers over benefits and pay.  This dispute stems from Uber’s…
Rank this Week: 545

The Law Offices of Robert J.…

The Law Offices of Robert J. Nahoum, P.C.

Covers debt collection and consumer law.

http://nahoumlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Sued By Colorado Capital Investments In New York or New Jersey?

    Sued By Colorado Capital Investments In New York or New Jersey?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You have just been served was a summons and complaint.  Colorado Capital Investments is suing you for an old debt. WHO IS COLORADO CAPITAL INVESTMENTS?: Colorado Capital Investments is an infamous…
  • Aug 24

    Sued By Platinum Financial Services In New York or New Jersey?

    Sued By Platinum Financial Services In New York or New Jersey?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You have just been served was a summons and complaint.  Platinum Financial Services is suing you for an old debt. WHO IS PLATINUM FINANCIAL SERVICES? Platinum Financial Services is an infamous…
  • Aug 22

    Sued By Gemini Asset Recovery In New York or New Jersey?

    Sued By Gemini Asset Recovery In New York or New Jersey?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You have just been served was a summons and complaint.  Gemini Asset Recovery is suing you for an old debt. WHO IS GEMINI ASSET RECOVERY?: Gemini Asset Recovery is an infamous “debt buyer”,…
Rank this Week: 573

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 25

    Excited Utterance Podcast Series on Evidence Law

    Excited Utterance Podcast Series on Evidence Law
    As a graduate student, I was impressed by the extent to which scholars traveled to other schools to present draft papers and obtain feedback from other faculties and graduate students.  As a student, these presentations were interesting…
  • Aug 15

    Art Historian Expert Testimony

    Art Historian Expert Testimony
    Art appraisal and authentication is sometimes held out as a non-technical and non-scientific area of expertise, and as such, not subject to rigorous testing.[1] But to what extent is this simply excuse mongering for an immature field of…
  • Jul 16

    High, Low and Right-Sided Colonics – Ridding the Courts of Junk Science

    High, Low and Right-Sided Colonics – Ridding the Courts of Junk Science
    Not surprisingly, many of Selikoff’s litigation- and regulatory-driven opinions have not fared well, such as the notions that asbestos causes gastrointestinal cancers and that all asbestos minerals have equal potential and strength to…
Rank this Week: 571

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

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

    Starbucks Iced Coffee Suit is (Shocker!) Dismissed

    Starbucks Iced Coffee Suit is (Shocker!) Dismissed
    Bad lawsuits would be bee in my bonnet, if I wore bonnets. And that is because bad lawsuits injure good lawsuits. The bone-headed suit makes news because it is an outlier, but then because it is in the news, helps to form negative…
  • Aug 23

    Should Trump’s Doctor Be Sanctioned for Fraud?

    Should Trump’s Doctor Be Sanctioned for Fraud?
    With the health of the two presidential candidates, aged 68 and 70,  in the news, it’s worth revisiting the statement given out by Donald Trump’s gastroenterologist, Dr. Harold Bornstein. You may remember this from last…
  • Aug 2

    Trump and Lawyers and Privilege, oh my!

    Trump and Lawyers and Privilege, oh my!
    I’ve said before that Donald Trump is a one-man bar exam, as his candidacy seems to touch on roughly six bazillion different issues. One could easily create a law blog devoted solely to the legal issues he is involved with that…
Rank this Week: 642

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

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

    Appellate Court Addresses Damages in Fatal Car Crash Case

    Appellate Court Addresses Damages in Fatal Car Crash Case
    On January 24, 2004, Col. (retired) William Gardner sustained fatal injuries when the vehicle he was driving struck and vaulted over an interstate highway’s snow-covered barrier in Syracuse and fell to the street below. We discussed the…
  • Aug 24

    Newborn’s Brain Injury Pain and Suffering Award Reduced

    Newborn’s Brain Injury Pain and Suffering Award Reduced
    Jaelin Sence was born on July 4, 2007 at New York Methodist Hospital (NYMH) in Brooklyn.  He was discharged two days later after examinations and tests indicated to hospital personnel he was normal and healthy. The next day, though,…
  • Aug 17

    Back and Knee Pain and Suffering Award Affirmed on Appeal in Pedestrian Knockdown Case

    Back and Knee Pain and Suffering Award Affirmed on Appeal in Pedestrian Knockdown Case
    On June 12, 2009, 32 year old Jason Kowalsky was a field technician for Verizon standing at the back of his parked van when he was hit by a pick-up truck owned by the County of Suffolk. In his ensuing lawsuit, Kowalsky’s motion for…
Rank this Week: 597

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for financial services employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 552

The New York Medical Malpractice…

The New York Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Provides an overview of New York medical malpractice and products liability involving medical devices. By Andrew J. Barovick.

http://www.thenewyorkmedicalmalpracticelawblog.com
  • Aug 18

    Initiatives New Yorkers Can Take to Prevent Medical Error

    Initiatives New Yorkers Can Take to Prevent Medical Error
    As cited in a previous blog article, medical error is now the third-leading cause of death. Medical error may involve medication mix-ups, mistakes made during surgical procedures, misdiagnoses, or improper use or care of equipment and lab…
  • Aug 4

    Study Shows Team Training of Medical Staff Can Reduce Medical Error

    Study Shows Team Training of Medical Staff Can Reduce Medical Error
    Researchers at Rice University, the Johns Hopkins University of School of Medicine, the University of Central Florida, the U.S. Department of Defense and the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center recently released a study which showed that…
  • Jun 16

    Did Your Newborn Infant Suffer from a Brachial Plexus Injury?

    Did Your Newborn Infant Suffer from a Brachial Plexus Injury?
    Childbirth is stressful enough for expectant parents. What can make it a traumatic experience for them is to find that their infant has suffered brachial plexus injuries during the childbirth process. The brachial plexus is a network of…
Rank this Week: 658

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Covers traffic ticket laws and news. By Matthew J. Weiss.

http://nytrafficticket.com/blog/
  • Apr 2

    New York Driver’s License Suspension For Committing Just One Violation?!

    New York Driver’s License Suspension For Committing Just One Violation?!
    Did you know that you can be suspended for just one violation of New York’s Vehicle And Traffic Law (“VTL”)?  That’s right, a traffic judge can suspend you for just one speeding ticket or other traffic offense.…
  • Mar 25

    How New York Traffic Tickets Affect A Taxi & Limousine (TLC) License

    How New York Traffic Tickets Affect A Taxi & Limousine (TLC) License
    The rules are surrounding how to calculate points from New York traffic tickets are complicated. However, for those with Taxi & Limousine Licenses, a whole different set of rules exist making the calculations even more difficult.…
  • Jan 14

    Are Homeowners Better Drivers Than Renters?

    Are Homeowners Better Drivers Than Renters?
    A recent Insurane.com report indicates that homeowners are better drivers than renters.  The website found that drivers who own their home file fewer insurance claims than than renter counterparts.   Data from over 700,000 drivers…
Rank this Week: 587

Border Immigration Lawyer Blog

Border Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers US immigraiton issues, focusing on those that typically arise at a US land border point-of-entry relating to admissibility. By Sarah E. Murphy.

http://www.borderimmigrationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 544

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    SEC Adopts Amendments Providing Authorities Access to Data Obtained by Security-Based Swap Data Repositorie

    SEC Adopts Amendments Providing Authorities Access to Data Obtained by Security-Based Swap Data Repositorie
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted amendments to a rule that would require security-based swap data repositories to make data available to regulators and other authorities, allowing them to share information and more…
  • Aug 29

    Next Insider Trading Case? Bresch Dumped Mylan Shares Before EpiPen Scandal

    Next Insider Trading Case? Bresch Dumped Mylan Shares Before EpiPen Scandal
    Rawstory (let's keep the source in mind) is reporting that Heather Bresch, the CEO of Mylan and next Pharma Bro (Pharma Sis?) dumped more than 10 percent of her shares of the pharmaceutical company’s stock as analysts warned of…
  • Aug 29

    Candidates for FINRA Board Want Greater Focus on Regulatory Pain

    Candidates for FINRA Board Want Greater Focus on Regulatory Pain
    Four candidates for the small-firm seat on the board of governors of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. want to make the broker-dealer regulator responsive to the compliance pain their sector is feeling.Candidates for Finra…
Rank this Week: 686

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Aug 29

    Aggrieved parties and the right to appeal.

    Aggrieved parties and the right to appeal.
    Practice point:  The order was not based on defendant's default but on the merits, after consideration of the parties' arguments. Therefore, defendant is an aggrieved party and may appeal the motion court's determination.Student…
  • Aug 26

    Alleged ineffective assistance of counsel.

    Alleged ineffective assistance of counsel.
    Practice point:  In a civil litigation, an attorney's errors or omissions are binding on the client, and, in the absence of extraordinary circumstances, the court will not entertain a claim of ineffective assistance of…
  • Aug 25

    Company policy manuals as enforceable obligations.

    Company policy manuals as enforceable obligations.
    Practice point:  Provisions in company policy manuals that can be amended or withdrawn unilaterally do not constitute enforceable obligations owing from an employer to its employees, absent a showing of the employer's regular practice of…
Rank this Week: 794

Real Property & Environmental Law…

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

Covers transactional real estate, development/redevelopment, and environmental law. By Gibbons.

http://www.rpelawalert.com/
Rank this Week: 723

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers national and New York based elder neglect and nursing home abuse news. Published By Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorknursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Nursing Home Staff Arrested For Failing to Provide Care to 94 Year-Old Resident

    Nursing Home Staff Arrested For Failing to Provide Care to 94 Year-Old Resident
    Four nursing home staff members were arrested for neglecting to provide care to a 94-year old resident at Focus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Cooperstown, NY. The elderly female resident was diagnosed with a 4cm x 2cm pressure sore after…
  • Aug 21

    Nursing Home Counselor Arrested for Alleged Sexual Abuse

    Nursing Home Counselor Arrested for Alleged Sexual Abuse
    New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced the arrest of nursing home counselor, Jack Stanley, for alleged sexual abuse of 2 residents at the Northeast Center for Special Care. Both residents involved suffer from traumatic…
  • Aug 18

    CMS Cracks Down on Social Media Misuse in Nursing Home

    CMS Cracks Down on Social Media Misuse in Nursing Home
    A report published by ProPublica, a non-profit investigative newsroom journal, showed a spike in cases of elder abuse and invasion of privacy in nursing homes on social media. Twelve incidents were investigated within the first 7 months of…
Rank this Week: 803

Culture Forum Blog

Culture Forum Blog

From the Forum on Law, Culture & Society at Fordham Law.

http://www.forumonlawcultureandsociety.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 724

Burn Injury Resource Center

Burn Injury Resource Center

Covers burn injury treatment and care, as well as the legal rights of burn injury victims. By Kramer & Pollack, LLP.

http://www.burn-injury-resource-center.com/
  • Feb 26

    Severe Burns and Skin Flaps and Graft

    Severe Burns and Skin Flaps and Graft
    Skin flap is a surgical procedure in which a healthy skin and its underlying subcutaneous tissue is taken from an area very close to the wound to be covered, the flap remains partly connected to its original site via its blood supply. Skin…
  • Feb 26

    Severe Burns and Skin Flaps and Graft

    Severe Burns and Skin Flaps and Graft
    Skin flap is a surgical procedure in which a healthy skin and its underlying subcutaneous tissue is taken from an area very close to the wound to be covered, the flap remains partly connected to its original site via its blood supply. Skin…
  • Feb 12

    Burns Affecting Pregnant Women (Part II)

    Burns Affecting Pregnant Women (Part II)
    The incidence of burns during pregnancy are more common in developing countries then developed countries. Treatment of burns during pregnency may not be easy as during treatment both the wellbeing of the mother and the baby has to be taken…
Rank this Week: 748

That Lawyer Dude

That Lawyer Dude

A family friendly site where people can come to learn about Law, Government, and the Judicial System. By Anthony J. Colleluori.

http://thatlawyerdude.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 725

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

    Supreme Court, Bronx County
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant-appellant moved pursuant to CPLR 510(1) to change the venue of the instant matter from Bronx County to Westchester County more than three years after the commencement of the action and…
  • Sep 22

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

    Supreme Court, Bronx County
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant-appellant moved pursuant to CPLR 510(1) to change the venue of the instant matter from Bronx County to Westchester County more than three years after the commencement of the action and…
  • Sep 17

    Integrated Domestic Violence Court...cont

    Integrated Domestic Violence Court...cont
    This case raises two questions concerning application of the recently enacted Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), set forth at article 5-A of the Domestic Relations Law: (1) whether (as the father urges) title 3 of…
Rank this Week: 786

IP in Brief

IP in Brief

Comments on developments in copyright and trademark law. By Andrew Berger.

http://www.ipinbrief.com
  • Jun 30

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement
    On September 17, 2012, I along with my colleague Don Prutzman presented a program at the firm entitled How to Protect Your Intellectual Property from New Forms of Online Infringements and Brand Attacks. I outlined why online infringement is a…
  • Apr 15

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial
    I will moderate a panel entitled “Avoiding the Googling Mistrial: Dos and Don’ts When Preparing for Trial in the Age of Social Media” at the Litigation Counsel of America’s 2015 Spring Conference & Celebration of…
  • Mar 19

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim
    Dennis Murrell and Robert Theuerkauf from Middleton Reutlinger in Louisville explained how to prove and defend against trade secret claims at the IPI’s Ocean Reef winter conference. Here is a summary of their excellent presentation.
Rank this Week: 753

New York City Federal Criminal…

New York City Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers news and developments in NY Federal Criminal Law. By Joseph Potashnik.

http://nycfederaldefense.com
Rank this Week: 756

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities and investment fraud. By Malecki Law.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    BROKER REPORT: Financial Advisor Christopher B. Ariola

    BROKER REPORT: Financial Advisor Christopher B. Ariola
    The securities fraud attorneys at Malecki Law are interested in hearing from investors who have complaints against stockbroker Christopher B Ariola.  Mr. Ariola was last employed and registered with Financial Telesis, Inc., an Aliso…
  • Aug 26

    BROKER REPORT: Anthony Joslin

    BROKER REPORT: Anthony Joslin
    The investment and securities fraud attorneys at Malecki Law are interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Garden State Securities financial advisor Anthony Joslin. According to his BrokerCheck report maintained by…
  • Aug 24

    Top Wealth Managers with Questionable Record

    Top Wealth Managers with Questionable Record
    Forbes recently published a list of America’s Top Wealth Advisors. This list is published annually and rates thousands of advisors based on asset under their management, revenue, experience, and compliance. The Malecki Law team noticed…
Rank this Week: 1136

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    6 year old pedestrian injured after being struck by hit and run driver in NYC

    6 year old pedestrian injured after being struck by hit and run driver in NYC
    Police are searching for the driver of a black minivan who hit a 6 year old male pedestrian and fled the scene of the accident. The boy was crossing Hamilton Parkway and 41st Street in Borough Park, Brooklyn with his father when it…
  • Aug 27

    Toddler injured in NYC accident between a car and a bu

    Toddler injured in NYC accident between a car and a bu
    A 5 year old boy suffered personal injury after the car he was riding rear ended an  MTA Bus in New York City. The accident occurred last Thursday afternoon in Queens. The car slammed into a MTA bus that was parked at a stop on Beach…
  • Aug 26

    In New York car crashes involving for-hire vehicles have tripled over the last 2 year

    In New York car crashes involving for-hire vehicles have tripled over the last 2 year
    There were 1,672 car accidents involving for-hire vehicles in New York during the month of June this year compared to 534 in June 2014. There were also 5 fatal crashes involving these types of vehicles between the beginning of last May…
Rank this Week: 925

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Aug 26

    New Procedure Helps People Making IRA and Retirement Plan Rollover

    New Procedure Helps People Making IRA and Retirement Plan Rollover
    A new self-certification procedure will help recipients of retirement plan distributions who inadvertently miss the 60-day time limit for properly rolling these amounts into another retirement plan or individual retirement…
  • Aug 26

    Government Hackers Caught Using Unprecedented iPhone Spy Tool | Motherboard

    Government Hackers Caught Using Unprecedented iPhone Spy Tool | Motherboard
    *** This is the first time that anyone has uncovered such an attack in the wild. Until this month, no one had seen an attempted spyware infection leveraging three unknown bugs, or zero-days, in the iPhone. The tools and technology needed…
  • Aug 26

    IPhone Users Urged to Update Software After Security Flaws Are Found – The New York Time

    IPhone Users Urged to Update Software After Security Flaws Are Found – The New York Time
    *** Investigators discovered that a company called the NSO Group, an Israeli outfit that sells software that invisibly tracks a target’s mobile phone, was responsible for the intrusions. The NSO Group’s software can read text…
Rank this Week: 864

New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 26

    Methods of Service of Legal Papers on a Person: New York

    Methods of Service of Legal Papers on a Person: New York
    In order to properly commence a lawsuit, the plaintiff must serve a Summons and Complaint or a Summons with Notice upon the defendant. Proper service under CPLR 308 can be effectuated in a few different ways including: Personally by…
  • Aug 26

    Service of Legal Papers on a Person

    Service of Legal Papers on a Person
    In order to properly commence a lawsuit, the plaintiff must serve a Summons and Complaint or a Summons with Notice upon the defendant. Proper service under CPLR 308 can be effectuated in a few different ways including: Personally by…
  • Aug 26

    $36K Unifund CCR Judgment and lawsuit Wiped Out for Bad Service

    $36K Unifund CCR Judgment and lawsuit Wiped Out for Bad Service
    Fair is fair. And if a consumer is clearly not notified of a court case, why should that consumer be forced to turn over hard-earned wages toward a $36,158 garnishment? Why should that consumer even pay off the judgment if the circumstances…
Rank this Week: 1175