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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/
  • Jun 23

    WOULDN'T BUY MY IPHONE

    WOULDN'T BUY MY IPHONE
  • Jun 23

    CHOLULA!

    CHOLULA!
    @ 36000 feet? (Served on a recent United Airlines domestic flight.)
  • Jun 23

    FRUIT OR BUN?

    FRUIT OR BUN?
    Breakfast options on a recent United Airlines domestic flight.
Rank this Week: 4

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: 61

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Jun 23

    Eco Science Solutions: Class Action

    Eco Science Solutions: Class Action
    Publicly available records indicate that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors in Eco Science Solutions (OTC:ESSI) in connection to alleged violations of securities laws by ESSI. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing…
  • Jun 23

    SunPower Corporation: Class Action

    SunPower Corporation: Class Action
    Publicly available records indicate that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors in SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SWPR) in connection to alleged violations of securities laws by NTRP. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in…
  • Jun 23

    Renos Gordos Has Been the Subject of Six Customer Dispute

    Renos Gordos Has Been the Subject of Six Customer Dispute
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on June 19, 2017 indicate that former New York-based National Securities broker Renos Gordos, also known as Ray Gordos, is currently not affiliated with any…
Rank this Week: 60

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: 98

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
  • Jun 21

    Jeff Koons, Just In Time?

    Jeff Koons, Just In Time?
    Is Paris getting a “free” Jeff Koons? Possibly, although it seems not all is well between the city of romance and Jeff Koons. But more interestingly is what French art critic, Judith Benhamou-Huet, calls…
  • Jun 19

    BREAKING: In Lee v. Tam, SCOTUS holds that disparagement provison is unconstitutional

    BREAKING: In Lee v. Tam, SCOTUS holds that disparagement provison is unconstitutional
    Opinion hot off the press here. NPR here. The Slants tweet here.  
  • Jun 18

    Architectural Firm Sued for Copyright Infringement…Again.

    Architectural Firm Sued for Copyright Infringement…Again.
    Didn’t this already happen once to Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, like in 2004? Yes, you can read my thoughts about that lawsuit here (around page 3). But this is a new copyright infringement claim filed also against SOM, in the…
Rank this Week: 114

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Tom Parks Subject to 23 Complaints Over Oil and Gas Investment

    Tom Parks Subject to 23 Complaints Over Oil and Gas Investment
    Broker Tom Parks (Parks) has been subject to a massive number of customer complaints alleging many millions in damages.  Parks was associated with Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. (Ameriprise) until April 2016.  According…
  • Jun 22

    Advisor Aaron Robert Parthemer Subject to New Customer Allegation

    Advisor Aaron Robert Parthemer Subject to New Customer Allegation
    Gana LLP is investigating new customer complaints filed with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Aaron Robert Parthemer (Parthemer). Our firm has been investigating Parthemer since 2015, when Parthemer was…
  • Jun 21

    UBS Broker Margaret Lech-Loubet Subject to Customer Complaints Over Energy Related Investment

    UBS Broker Margaret Lech-Loubet Subject to Customer Complaints Over Energy Related Investment
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) against broker Margaret Lech-Loubet (Lech-Loubet).  According to BrokerCheck records…
Rank this Week: 200

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
  • Jun 23

    Failure to state a claim as an affirmative defense.

    Failure to state a claim as an affirmative defense.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division stated the the motion court was not free to dismiss the affirmative defense of failure to state a claim, as failure to state a claim may be raised at any time, even if not pleaded, pursuant to CPLR…
  • Jun 22

    Hearsay on a summary judgment motion.

    Hearsay on a summary judgment motion.
    Practice point:  While hearsay may be considered in opposition to a motion for summary judgment, it is insufficient to raise a triable issue of fact where it is the only evidence upon which the opposition to the motion is…
  • Jun 21

    Law of the case and sua sponte dismissal.

    Law of the case and sua sponte dismissal.
    The Appellate Division reversed, and reinstated the complaint in this action where plaintiff, as administrator of the estate commenced a medical malpractice suit against, among others, defendant-physician. Defendant's motion for summary…
Rank this Week: 224

New York Probate & Estate…

New York Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

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

http://www.nyprobatelitigation.com/
  • Jun 19

    Administrators Have To Behave

    Administrators Have To Behave
    Today’s New York Daily News reports the tale of a brawl with potentially  wide-reaching implications for the Administrator of a New York County Estate. The administrator of the 3.1 million dollar estate was arrested for a brawl…
  • Jun 8

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution
    In the Matter of Reuben Hoppenstein, No. 2015-2918/A (N.Y. Sur. Mar. 31, 2017) the New York County Surrogate ruled as appropriate the distribution of a life insurance policy to a new trust which eliminated certain beneficiaries of the…
  • Jun 8

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution
    In the Matter of Reuben Hoppenstein, No. 2015-2918/A (N.Y. Sur. Mar. 31, 2017) the New York County Surrogate ruled as appropriate the distribution of a life insurance policy to a new trust which eliminated certain beneficiaries of the…
Rank this Week: 263

Coverage Counsel

Coverage Counsel

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

http://nycoveragecounsel.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 287

New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

Offers information and articles related to injury and accident law, criminal law, and immigration law in New York. By the Law Office of Mark Siesel, Esq.

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 272

Insurance Litigation & Regulatory…

Insurance Litigation & Regulatory Law Blog

Covers case law, regulation and legislation affecting the insurance industry. By Barger & Wollen LLP.

http://www.insurancelitigationregulatorylaw.com
  • Jun 10

    California Insurance-Related Bills Meet Deadline for Passage in 2015

    California Insurance-Related Bills Meet Deadline for Passage in 2015
    The deadline for Assembly bills to be passed by the California Assembly and for Senate bills to be passed by the California Senate was June 5. Bills that met the deadline are eligible for enactment this year. Bills that failed to meet the…
  • Mar 25

    Court Dismisses Case For No Diversity Jurisdiction 2 Days After Filing

    Court Dismisses Case For No Diversity Jurisdiction 2 Days After Filing
    In an unusual display of speedy discretion, federal District Judge Sheri Polster Chappell wasted no time in dismissing the complaint on a public works payment bond filed by Advance Industrial Coating, LLC in Advance Indus. Coating, LLC v.…
  • Mar 16

    Typo Renders Proposal For Settlement Ambiguous ― No Fees Awarded

    Typo Renders Proposal For Settlement Ambiguous ― No Fees Awarded
    In GEICO v. Ryan, No. 4D13-2615 (Fla. 4th DCA, Mar. 11, 2015), the Court reversed the Trial Court's award of attorney's fees in favor of the insured because the "Proposal for Settlement contains a patent ambiguity--spelling out $100,000 in…
Rank this Week: 226

New York Estate Planning Lawyer…

New York Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, estate administration and estate taxes. By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Empowering Your Power of Attorney

    Empowering Your Power of Attorney
    Most individuals recognize the importance of comprehensive estate planning, although they may still choose to avoid it. One important part of your estate plan is your power of attorney (“POA”). Basically, a POA is a document that…
  • Jun 22

    IRA Trusts as a Protective Measure

    IRA Trusts as a Protective Measure
    Once an individual decides to engage in comprehensive estate planning, several concerns may arise. One of those concerns often involves leaving a large sum of money to an heir that may be facing financial difficulty or may not yet have the…
  • Jun 20

    Non-Spouse IRA Inheritance

    Non-Spouse IRA Inheritance
    We have written several aspects about the role IRAs can play in your comprehensive estate planning strategy, as well as several concerns that accompany them. Here, we will address the two common choices facing non-spousal individuals listed…
Rank this Week: 492

New York Probate and Estate…

New York Probate and Estate Administration Blog

Published by Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.newyorkprobateestateadministration.com/
  • Jun 23

    Is Service of Process on a Public Administrator Sufficient to Confer Personal Jurisdiction?

    Is Service of Process on a Public Administrator Sufficient to Confer Personal Jurisdiction?
    The unique issue before the court is whether service of process upon the Public Administrator is sufficient to confer personal jurisdiction over an estate: (a) which petitioner claims is worth less than $10,000, (b) where no probate…
  • Jun 23

    Court Discusses Executive Estoppel

    Court Discusses Executive Estoppel
    Indicted for multiple counts of handgun possession and a single count of possession of weapons with intent to sell, the defendant, waived a jury and the case was tried by the court. Decision was reserved pending submission of briefs. This is…
  • Jun 13

    Court Revisits Unusually Complicated Will Construction Issue

    Court Revisits Unusually Complicated Will Construction Issue
    The proceeding before the court is one for construction of paragraph “THIRD” of the will of the decedent. It has a long and checkered history before the court. The facts, not complex in themselves, but made so because of the…
Rank this Week: 468

Advertising Law Blog

Advertising Law Blog

Provides commentary and news on developing legal issues in advertising, promotional marketing, Internet, and privacy law. By Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP.

http://www.olshanlaw.com/blogs-Advertising-Law-Blog
Rank this Week: 437

New York Real Estate Lawyers Blog

New York Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Covers foreclosures, co-ops, condos and mortgage modification. By the Law Offices of Weiss & Weiss.

http://www.newyorkrealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Property Sales and Bankruptcy in New York

    Property Sales and Bankruptcy in New York
    Prior blog posts have discussed the effect of filing for bankruptcy on properties which may be in foreclosure.  This post will explain what may happen to the property after a bankruptcy filing; namely, can the property still be sold…
  • Jun 15

    “Legal” Gift Ideas for Dad on Father’s Day

    “Legal” Gift Ideas for Dad on Father’s Day
    Our firm wants to extend its best wishes to all Dads for a happy Father’s Day.  We would like to mention some gift ideas of a legal nature that cannot be purchased in an ordinary department store. Your Father may be on the…
  • Jun 2

    Should I Stay or Should I Go? Evictions After Foreclosure

    Should I Stay or Should I Go? Evictions After Foreclosure
    Prior blog posts have discussed eviction actions after foreclosures in New York State.  Recently, due to the increased number of cases going to a final judgment of foreclosure and sale, and then being sold, there is an increased…
Rank this Week: 444

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/
  • Jun 22

    Belgian Waffles and Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc

    Belgian Waffles and Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
    In language that could well be a Sokol hoax on the vacuousness of post-modernist non-thinking, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued a press release to announce its judgment in N.W. v. Sanofi Pasteur MSD, Case C-621/15…
  • Jun 10

    The Slemp Case, Part 2 – Opening

    The Slemp Case, Part 2 – Opening
    “The Slemp Case, Part I – Jury Verdict for Plaintiff – 10 Initial Observations” (May 13, 2017) The legal community is still trying to grasp the enormity of the $110M verdict against Johnson & Johnson, in the Slemp…
  • May 13

    The Slemp Case, Part I – Jury Verdict for Plaintiff – 10 Initial Observation

    The Slemp Case, Part I – Jury Verdict for Plaintiff – 10 Initial Observation
    “While I greatly appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation, I nevertheless concur with the judgment of the Department of Justice that you are not able to effectively lead the…
Rank this Week: 403

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer…

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blog

Covers New York age, employment, gender, genetic, pregnancy, racial and sexual orientation discrimination. By Schwartz & Perry LLP.

http://www.schwartzandperry.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jun 21

    When Your Boss Disagrees With Your Doctor

    When Your Boss Disagrees With Your Doctor
    When Your Boss Disagrees With Your Doctor Fast-food worker says boss made her flush her medication Employees on medical leave who are directed to return to work or be fired … Staffers who are told to continue doing their job duties…
  • Jun 15

    When a Toxic Work Environment Leads to Unchecked Sexual Harassment

    When a Toxic Work Environment Leads to Unchecked Sexual Harassment
    When a Toxic Work Environment Leads to Unchecked Sexual Harassment What we can learn from Uber As you may have heard, a former Uber employee recently wrote a scathing blog post about the rampant sexual harassment that allegedly…
  • Jun 12

    Pregnant While Working? Here's What You Need to Know

    Pregnant While Working? Here's What You Need to Know
    Pregnant While Working? Here’s What You Need to Know Answers to the most common questions about pregnancy and work Many women report that their work life changes dramatically once they announce that they’re pregnant.…
Rank this Week: 329

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment discrimination and sexual harassment cases. By Phillips & Associates.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 388

New York Injuries Blog

New York Injuries Blog

Covers current events and issues in personal injury and medical malpractice law. By Levine & Slavit.

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

    Train Accident

    Train Accident
    Train accidents have taken the lives of many, whether by a train derailing or at a railroad crossing. In 2015, there were 11,762 train accidents in the United States. These accidents caused approximately 9,013 injuries and 752 fatalities. The…
  • Apr 19

    Fire Escape Fall Leads to 29-Million Dollar Settlement

    Fire Escape Fall Leads to 29-Million Dollar Settlement
    The New York County Supreme Court awarded $29.3 million to a New York University student who fell from a faulty East Village fire escape in 2008. After a four-week long trial to ascertain damages, Anastasia Klupchak succeeded in her claim…
  • Apr 15

    Motorcycle Accident

    Motorcycle Accident
    As the warm weather is approaching, many people are beginning to dust off their motorcycles. While riding a motorcycle can be exhilarating, it also exposes an individual to a high risk of injury. According to The National Highway Traffic…
Rank this Week: 470

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage…

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.massachusetts-alcoholic-beverage-licensing.com/
  • Jan 27

    Fitchburg Gets New Brewery

    Fitchburg Gets New Brewery
    River Styx Brewing, which is planning to open a tap room at 166 Boulder Drive this summer, has secured its alcohol permit from the License Commission. “We’re very thrilled to have this type of a use in our downtown,”…
  • Jan 27

    Dedham Selectmen Suspend Two License

    Dedham Selectmen Suspend Two License
    The Patch reports that two businesses recently in front of the selectmen for liquor licenses violations will serve suspensions later this year. The Dedham Board of Selectmen voted to suspend Moseley’s on the Charles’ liquor…
  • Jan 27

    Marijuana legalization leads to rethinking of Massachusetts alcohol law

    Marijuana legalization leads to rethinking of Massachusetts alcohol law
    The need to regulate Massachusetts’ newly legal marijuana industry is leading to possible attempts to revamp state alcohol regulations. State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg said in an interview with The Republican/MassLive.com this week…
Rank this Week: 461

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: 422

New York Medical Malpractice Blog

New York Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice news in New York. By Stephen Bilkis.

http://www.nymedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 466

NY Divorce Attorney Blog

NY Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers New York divorce law. By David Centeno.

https://nyuncontesteddivorceattorney.com/wordpress/
  • May 6

    A New Era?

    A New Era?
    Could this be the dawn of the new civil divorce? Last Friday Gov. Jay Inslee signed the Uniform Collaborative Law Act which allows couples to agree on the terms of their divorce without going to court at all. This act can save many couples…
  • Apr 30

    New Divorce Audio Coaching Program Helps Parents Minimize Effects of Divorce on Their Childre

    New Divorce Audio Coaching Program Helps Parents Minimize Effects of Divorce on Their Childre
    Much has been made about the effects of divorce on children. Some studies claim that children end up as alcoholics or abusers, others claim they are more prone to divorce. Regardless it is pretty obvious that divorce does have a major effect…
  • Apr 23

    The Shocking Way That Porsha Stewart Found Out About Her Divorce!

    The Shocking Way That Porsha Stewart Found Out About Her Divorce!
    Porsha Stewart, the wife of former NFL star and now TV analyst Kordell Stewart, was admittedly shocked when she found out that her husband had fild for divorce. However the way it happened was even worse, imagine finding out on Twitter!? Read…
Rank this Week: 436

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: 479

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: 316

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: 350

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Jun 23

    Joseph Cotter Was Named in a Pending FINRA Investigation

    Joseph Cotter Was Named in a Pending FINRA Investigation
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on June 20, 2017 indicate that former North Carolina-based Petersen Investments broker Joseph Cotter has been named in a FINRA investigation and is…
  • Jun 23

    Pete Klaas Has Been Named in a Pending Regulatory Complaint

    Pete Klaas Has Been Named in a Pending Regulatory Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on June 20, 2017 indicate that Nevada-based Cetera Advisor Networks broker/adviser Pete Klaas has been named in a pending regulatory complaint.…
  • Jun 23

    Heath Bowen Has Received a Pending Regulatory Complaint

    Heath Bowen Has Received a Pending Regulatory Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 20, 2017 indicate that Idaho-based Allegis Investment Services broker/adviser Heath Bowen has been named in a pending regulatory complaint.…
Rank this Week: 812

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/
  • Jun 23

    Jeffrey Bloom discusses medical malpractice and legal malpractice on Today’s Verdict

    Jeffrey Bloom discusses medical malpractice and legal malpractice on Today’s Verdict
    Our partner New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer  Jeffrey Bloom was recently invited to appear on Today’s Verdict show hosted by David Lesch to discuss legal malpractice and medical malpractice (see the video of the show below) Our…
  • Jun 23

    3 workers hurt in NYC construction accident after roof collapse

    3 workers hurt in NYC construction accident after roof collapse
    Three construction workers were injured, two critically and one seriously after 1200 pounds of laminated beams fell on them at a construction site in Queens. The accident occurred wednesday afternoon at a site located on 28th Road…
  • Jun 23

    One injured in runaway bus accident in New York City

    One injured in runaway bus accident in New York City
    A man was injured in a scary bus accident in Brooklyn, NYC yesterday around 12:30 am.   The accident occurred on Palmetto Street in Bushwick. For some unknown reason, the bus driver, Shatimma Simmons, decided to exit the bus. It was…
Rank this Week: 1039

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Covers the law of restrictive covenants, unfair competition and trade secrets. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.tradesecretsnoncompetelaw.com/
  • Jun 23

    Judge Orders Magic Leap to Be More Precise In Describing the Trade Secrets Former Executive Allegedly Stole

    Judge Orders Magic Leap to Be More Precise In Describing the Trade Secrets Former Executive Allegedly Stole
    A recent decision from the Northern District of California, Magic Leap, Inc. v. Bradski et. al., shows that employers must meet a high standard when filing a California Code of Civil Procedure Section 2019.210 disclosure statement under the…
  • Jun 21

    News Media Companies Entering the Non-Compete Game

    News Media Companies Entering the Non-Compete Game
    While agreements that restrict employees from leaving a job and working for a competitor (commonly known as “non-compete” agreements) are standard in many industries, they are relatively scarce in the media and journalism sectors.…
  • Jun 19

    Secrets to Protecting Trade Secrets Abroad

    Secrets to Protecting Trade Secrets Abroad
    Consider the following scenario that was the premise of the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964), and later adapted into the classic film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971): your company (Willy Wonka Chocolates) is in the…
Rank this Week: 549

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/
  • Jun 22

    Rehabilitation Worker, Jacky Stanly, Convicted of 33 Counts of Sex Abuse

    Rehabilitation Worker, Jacky Stanly, Convicted of 33 Counts of Sex Abuse
    Jacky Stanley, a former rehabilitation worker at Northeast Center for Special Care in Lake Katrine, New York was convicted of sexually abusing six male residents at the facility – each of whom were in the facility after suffering…
  • Jun 20

    Caregiver Arrested for Tying Up Developmentally Disabled Resident

    Caregiver Arrested for Tying Up Developmentally Disabled Resident
    Andrew Hatcher, 28, of Brooklyn, New York, has been charged with endangering the welfare of two developmentally disabled residents under his care at Centerreach Intermediate Care Facility. Hatcher has been charged with two counts of…
  • Jun 18

    New York Nursing Homes: Know Your Right

    New York Nursing Homes: Know Your Right
     New York Nursing Homes Cannot Tell Patients They Only Provide “Short-Term” Service According to the New York Department of Health, a growing number of New York nursing homes are illegally telling potential patients that…
Rank this Week: 728

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities and investment fraud. By Malecki Law.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Can I Sue My Brokerage Firm for Filing a False Form U5?

    Can I Sue My Brokerage Firm for Filing a False Form U5?
    Can I Sue My Brokerage Firm for Filing a False Form U5? Financial firms that deal in securities do carry legal liability for filing a Form U5 with false information, and financial advisors can indeed sue their former firms for filing an…
  • Jun 9

    Is my Financial Advisor Allowed to Trade in my Account Without my Permission?

    Is my Financial Advisor Allowed to Trade in my Account Without my Permission?
    The short answer is no. When a customer opens an investment account with a brokerage firm, he or she is typically given the option to choose between a discretionary or non-discretionary account.  A discretionary account gives the…
  • Apr 4

    Brokerages Are Making Brokers More Powerful: How Will That Effect The Securities Industry?

    Brokerages Are Making Brokers More Powerful: How Will That Effect The Securities Industry?
    As reported in the Wall Street Journal, there has been a recent trend at big brokerages of shifting the power from the headquarters to brokers and branch managers. Apparently big brokerages like Bank Of America, UBS Group, and Merrill Lynch…
Rank this Week: 718

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/
  • Jun 22

    Pretext and sexist comment entitles City law plaintiff to a trial

    Pretext and sexist comment entitles City law plaintiff to a trial
    Federal court is not the only option for filing civil rights cases. Nor must plaintiffs file their claims under federal law. The New York City Human Rights Law also provides remedies for civil rights remedies, and the City law is not…
  • Jun 20

    Supreme Court further narrows the remedies under Bivens in 9/11 detention case

    Supreme Court further narrows the remedies under Bivens in 9/11 detention case
    If you want to sue state officials or state employees for constitutional violations, you can do so under 42 U.S.C. section 1983. But there is no Section 1983 when you want to sue federal officials. Instead, you have a Bivens action, named…
  • Jun 19

    2d Circuit provides guidance on Iqbal in Title IX retaliation case

    2d Circuit provides guidance on Iqbal in Title IX retaliation case
    The Court of Appeals has reinstated a Title IX case against the University of Rochester, which allegedly retaliated against a music student who rebuffed his professor's sexual advances. The decision provides some much-needed guidance on how…
Rank this Week: 643

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Palumbo & Associates, P.C.

http://www.trafficticketlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 871

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident case updates and news. Published By New York injury firm Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Dentist and Nurse Convicted of Operating Without License

    Dentist and Nurse Convicted of Operating Without License
    According to the Attorney General Schneiderman, both a (former) dentist and nurse have been convicted of operating without a license. The dentist, Alexander Hollander, 70, was convicted by a Kings County Supreme Court jury of…
  • Jun 13

    State Legislatures Toughening Laws on Distracted Driving

    State Legislatures Toughening Laws on Distracted Driving
    While most states have laws banning “texting while driving,” states are increasingly strengthening enforcement and penalties for so-called “distracted driving.” In 2016, auto accidents and fatalities increased by 9…
  • Jun 12

    How to Teach Your Teen to Be Safe Behind the Wheel

    How to Teach Your Teen to Be Safe Behind the Wheel
    Make Sure Your Teen Hears You The best advice in the world means nothing if your teenager does not listen to you – so it’s important to pick the right time, place and setting. First, pick a time and place where you can naturally…
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Law Office of Andrew M. Lamkin,…

Law Office of Andrew M. Lamkin, P.C. Blog

Covers elder law.

http://lamkinelderlaw.com/articles/
  • Jun 19

    What to do When a Beneficiary is Serving a Prison Sentence

    What to do When a Beneficiary is Serving a Prison Sentence
    Experienced Estate Planning Attorney Serving Families and Beneficiaries in Upstate New York A beneficiary of an estate could find him or herself serving time in jail or prison. What is an executor to do when a beneficiary is otherwise…
  • Jun 15

    Estate Planning While Unemployed

    Estate Planning While Unemployed
    Experienced Attorney Helping the Unemployed with Estate Planning in Upstate New York Technically, a person can create an estate plan at any time in his or her life, including while unemployed. Naturally, you want an estate plan that addresses…
  • Jun 5

    What if a Trustee is Stealing from the Family Trust?

    What if a Trustee is Stealing from the Family Trust?
    Sadly, it happens more often than people realize. A person trusted with the task of managing family assets and funds decides to take advantage of that access. When a trustee steals from the family trust, you might wonder what legal options…
Rank this Week: 1041

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

http://www.nybusinessdivorce.com/
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New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers…

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers Blog

Covers New York criminal law regarding larceny, embezzlement, extortion and theft. By Crotty & Saland PC.

http://www.newyorktheftandlarcenylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1031

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Jun 17

    Divorce Mediation Frequently Asked Questions – FAQS

    Divorce Mediation Frequently Asked Questions – FAQS
    As a divorce lawyer for the regions of Long Island, the surrounding areas and New York, I like to inform my clients that I’m capable of offering them a range of solutions when it comes to dissolving a marriage. While some people will…
  • Jun 11

    Child Custody – Ten Frequently Asked Questions “FAQS”

    Child Custody – Ten Frequently Asked Questions “FAQS”
    As a child custody lawyer for New York, and Long Island, I know that people involved with a child custody case often have questions about it.  The complexities of best interests and various pre-set standards can make it difficult for…
  • Jun 4

    Divorce, Disability Pensions, Pensions, Retirement Assets and Equitable Distribution

    Divorce, Disability Pensions, Pensions, Retirement Assets and Equitable Distribution
    Equitable distribution is one of the matters that I deal with most often as a divorce attorney for New York and Long Island. Though all the intricacies involved in equitable distribution can be a concept that’s difficult to understand…
Rank this Week: 663

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
  • Jun 16

    You Should Know Why Lavern’s Law Matter

    You Should Know Why Lavern’s Law Matter
    New York State is far from the worst when it comes to how victims of medical malpractice are treated in court. For example, we do not have set limits on the amount of money damages that can be awarded to a plaintiff for so-called non-economic…
  • Mar 14

    An Orderly Transition?

    An Orderly Transition?
    It is by now old news that President Trump’s top lawman, Jeff Sessions, ordered most of the country’s U.S. Attorneys to clear out, immediately or sooner, a couple of days ago. This normally calls for the submitting of…
  • Nov 9

    A Tale Of Two Babie

    A Tale Of Two Babie
    Statutes of limitations are unfair and arbitrary. For the non-lawyers, statutes of limitations are time limits on your opportunity to bring a lawsuit. Some of them appear reasonable. For example, here in New York State, you have three years…
Rank this Week: 835

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

Law school information and legal research blog of the Mendik Library of New York Law School.

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Jun 5

    ABA Ethics Opinion on Confidentiality of Electronic Document

    ABA Ethics Opinion on Confidentiality of Electronic Document
    On May 11th, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility issued Formal Opinion 477, Securing Communication of Protected Client Information.  This important ethics opinion discusses…
  • May 30

    2017 Summer Research Challenge

    2017 Summer Research Challenge
    The post 2017 Summer Research Challenge appeared first on Mendik Matters.
  • May 22

    Summer and Post-Graduation Use of Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis and Westlaw

    Summer and Post-Graduation Use of Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis and Westlaw
    Student access to Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis and Westlaw is based on New York Law School’s academic subscription plans.  Each has summer access provisions and usage policies for continuing and graduating students. Students no…
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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/
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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/
  • May 23

    Debt Buyer CACH LLC Denied Summary Judgment For Lack of Evidence In Debt Collection Case

    Debt Buyer CACH LLC Denied Summary Judgment For Lack of Evidence In Debt Collection Case
    By: Robert J. Nahoum In a debt collection lawsuit, the Plaintiff (the party bringing the lawsuit) always has the burden to prove that the Defendant (the party being sued) is responsible for the debt.  To meet this burden, a junk... The…
  • May 12

    Debt Collectors Must Tell NY Consumers if the Debt a Too Old to Collect

    Debt Collectors Must Tell NY Consumers if the Debt a Too Old to Collect
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You are surprised to be receiving phone calls and letters from a debt collector; you thought you cleared up all your bad debts years ago. How can they still be contacting you on such... The post Debt…
  • Apr 5

    Sued By NCO Portfolio Management Inc. in New York or New Jersey?

    Sued By NCO Portfolio Management Inc. in New York or New Jersey?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You have just been served was a summons and complaint.  NCO Portfolio Management is suing you for an old junk debt. WHO IS NCO PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT, INC.?: NCO Portfolio Management is an infamous…
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New York Malpractice & Injury…

New York Malpractice & Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law and medical malpractice. By Bottar Leone, PLLC.

http://www.bottarleone.com/blog/
  • May 12

    Misdiagnosis of MS and Ineffective Treatment

    Misdiagnosis of MS and Ineffective Treatment
    A recent study conducted by Health Union was released to the public. Titled, “MS in America 2017,” it is the fifth year for the survey. In it, readers find out that MS patients across the country struggle to be diagnosed properly…
  • May 10

    Call to Broker Costs Obstetrician

    Call to Broker Costs Obstetrician
    A woman in Miami has won more than $30 million in a medical malpractice case she filed against an obstetrician. The woman was able to prove that her son suffered permanent injury at the hand’s of the doctor in 2013. Reports say that the…
  • May 8

    Incurable Illness Leads to Winning Verdict

    Incurable Illness Leads to Winning Verdict
    A woman in Miami was recently awarded more than $20 million in a medical malpractice verdict. The woman, once a person who took trips to Haiti on medical missions, showing women how to look for lumps in their breasts, was diagnosed with…
Rank this Week: 858

Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
  • May 7

    The Timing of the Prenup: Effective Discussions for a Lasting Agreement

    The Timing of the Prenup: Effective Discussions for a Lasting Agreement
    One of the most common questions I receive from clients is how to bring up a prenuptial agreement with a future spouse. There is no uniform answer to this because every couple has its own dynamics, and a prenup conversation should reflect…
  • Apr 16

    The Financial Aspect of Divorce

    The Financial Aspect of Divorce
    The divorce process involves the uncoupling of many aspects of life. Perhaps the most talked about is the financial aspect.   Creating and understanding your own financial snapshot can be an important step in making the divorce…
  • Feb 1

    Creating an Effective Parenting Plan: Considerations and Questions for Parent

    Creating an Effective Parenting Plan: Considerations and Questions for Parent
    The divorce process is an emotional time. Tensions surrounding a parenting plan may mount even when both parents prioritize the needs of the children.  Responsiveness, stability, and practicality are significant factors in developing a…
Rank this Week: 645

Western New York Elder Law Blog

Western New York Elder Law Blog

Covers New York estate planning, probate, elder law and health care issues. By Dutcher & Zatkowsky.

http://www.dutcher-zatkowsky.com
  • May 4

    Avoid These Retirement Home Move Pitfall

    Avoid These Retirement Home Move Pitfall
    If you’re a caregiver in the “Sandwich Generation” faced with moving Mom or Dad into a retirement home or assisted living community it is not an easy decision. If you’re a proactive older adult seeking a place to live…
  • May 1

    Reasons To Avoid Estate Planning

    Reasons To Avoid Estate Planning
    Who will make your healthcare decisions for you when you are incapacitated? Who will pay your bills and be in charge of your finances? If you have avoided estate planning and speaking with a Rochester Elder Law Attorney, the answer is…
  • Apr 22

    When Are You ‘Too Old’ To Manage Your Own Finance

    When Are You ‘Too Old’ To Manage Your Own Finance
    There is no easy answer to, “when are you too old to manage your own finances?” Is there a “cut-off” point when you hand over the reins to your finances to your family or a trusted advisor? Do you wait until…
Rank this Week: 821