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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/
  • Jan 17

    SKYSCRAPER SKIRTER!

    SKYSCRAPER SKIRTER!
    Elected Officials Challenge Skyscraper’s Skirt of the Zoning Law Image Credit: 180 East 88th Street. The development of a skyscraper on the Upper East Side has provoked the ire of City officials and neighborhood groups. The…
  • Jan 17

    KEEP GOVERNMENT HEALTHCARE-INVOLVED

    KEEP GOVERNMENT HEALTHCARE-INVOLVED
    Americans Still Split on Government's Healthcare Role by Justin McCarthy Story Highlights Slight majority says healthcare is a government responsibility Majority continues to favor system based on private…
  • Jan 17

    FAT PARENTS HURT KIDS

    FAT PARENTS HURT KIDS
    Parental obesity linked to delays in child development, NIH study suggests NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Children of obese parents may be at risk for developmental delays,…
Rank this Week: 7

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: 19

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Jan 17

    Daniel Pikula Received a Regulatory Sanction

    Daniel Pikula Received a Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 11, 2017 indicate that former Florida-based Newbridge Securities broker Daniel Pikula has been sanctioned by FINRA and is currently not…
  • Jan 17

    Brian Perry Suspended From Acting as a Broker

    Brian Perry Suspended From Acting as a Broker
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 11, 2017 indicate that former Florida-based Ameriprise Financial Services broker/adviser Brian Perry has been sanctioned by FINRA and…
  • Jan 17

    William Harvey Has Three Resolved and Pending Customer Complaint

    William Harvey Has Three Resolved and Pending Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 11, 2017 indicate that Pennsylvania-based Janney Montgomery Scott broker/adviser William Harvey has received resolved or pending customer…
Rank this Week: 37

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: 43

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Jan 9

    Customer Alleges Angel Canabal Over-Concentrated their life savings in Puerto Rico Bond Fund

    Customer Alleges Angel Canabal Over-Concentrated their life savings in Puerto Rico Bond Fund
    Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 9, 2017 indicate that Puerto Rico-based UBS Financial Services broker Angel Canabal has been the subject of numerous resolved or pending customer…
  • Jan 9

    Robert Lapetina: Thirty One Resolved/Pending Customer Complaint

    Robert Lapetina: Thirty One Resolved/Pending Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 9, 2017 indicate that Puerto Rico-based Nationwide Planning Associates broker/adviser Robert Lapetina has been the subject of numerous…
  • Jan 9

    Timothy Fife Has Received Seventeen Customer Complaint

    Timothy Fife Has Received Seventeen Customer Complaint
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 9, 2017 indicate that former Ohio-based Wells Fargo Advisors broker Timothy Fife has been the subject of numerous customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is…
Rank this Week: 68

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: 72

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: 91

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: 160

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Ken Balser Barred by FINRA Over Allegations of Private Securities Transaction

    Ken Balser Barred by FINRA Over Allegations of Private Securities Transaction
    Our firm is investigating claims made by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) when the regulator barred broker Ken Balser (Balser).  According to FINRA settlement, Balser consented to sanctions that he refused to appear…
  • Jan 16

    Tye Williams Barred by FINRA Over Allegations of Converting Customer Fund

    Tye Williams Barred by FINRA Over Allegations of Converting Customer Fund
    Our firm is investigating claims made by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) when the regulator barred broker Tye Williams (Williams).  According to FINRA settlement, Williams consented to sanctions that he failed to…
  • Jan 14

    Gana LLP Files Complaint on behalf of Client Defrauded by Dean Mustaphalli

    Gana LLP Files Complaint on behalf of Client Defrauded by Dean Mustaphalli
    The securities fraud attorneys at Gana LLP have recently filed a complaint on behalf of a client alleging that Dean Mustaphalli (Mustaphalli) engaged in securities fraud.  The claim was brought against brokerage firms Sterne Agee…
Rank this Week: 211

New York Probate & Estate…

New York Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

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

http://www.nyprobatelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 178

The Law of Evidence

The Law of Evidence

Discusses evidentiary rules, objection practices, and court rulings. By Jesse Langel.

http://jesselangelevidence.blogspot.com
  • Oct 17

    Relevance | Problem 2

    Relevance | Problem 2
    Plaintiff sues Defendant, an owner of a newspaper, for libel after releasing an article that accused Plaintiff of committing a string of robberies on New York City’s Upper East Side. To prove that Plaintiff committed those robberies,…
  • Jul 20

    Relevance | Problem 1

    Relevance | Problem 1
    In our last blog, we saw some basic definitions of relevance. Relevant evidence is evidence that tends to prove or disprove a material fact in the case. For this problem, we revisit the relevance of “character” evidence. In…
  • Jul 16

    Introduction to Relevance

    Introduction to Relevance
    Black’s Law Definition:“Relevant” evidence logically connects to — and tends to prove or disprove — a matter at issue. It has appreciable probative value. That is, it rationally tends to persuade of the…
Rank this Week: 165

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
Rank this Week: 397

Central New York Injury Lawyer…

Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and municipal liability. By Michaels & Smolak, P.C.

http://www.centralnewyorkinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jan 16

    New York’s Unfair Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations Must Be Undone.

    New York’s Unfair Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations Must Be Undone.
    Medical professionals are getting away with murder!  How?  By a New York law that says victims of medical malpractice have only two and a half years to sue the doctor/hospital or other medical professional who negligently injured…
  • Dec 26

    Michaels & Smolak Helps Get Big Win in Highest Court in New York (Court of Appeals)

    Michaels & Smolak Helps Get Big Win in Highest Court in New York (Court of Appeals)
    Winning is fun, especially when it’s a win not only for your client, but for many other people as well.  I am proud to say I recently helped win a victory for people injured through the negligence of governmental entities such as…
  • Dec 7

    Biggest Spike in Traffic Deaths in 50 Years? Blame Apps.

    Biggest Spike in Traffic Deaths in 50 Years? Blame Apps.
    I came across a New York Times article the other day with the above title.  I didn’t have to read the article to know it was true; having worked as a New York car accident lawyer for more that two decades, I have personally…
Rank this Week: 257

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
  • Jan 11

    Andrew Lustigman to Speak at IZEAFest 2017

    Andrew Lustigman to Speak at IZEAFest 2017
    Olshan Advertising Chair Andrew Lustigman will speak at the IZEAFest 2017 which is being held in Orlando, FL. Read More › Tags: Advertising, Advertising Disclosure, conference
  • Dec 22

    Lustigman Quoted in NYPost and Law360 On Lawsuit Filed Against Twitter, Facebook & Google

    Lustigman Quoted in NYPost and Law360 On Lawsuit Filed Against Twitter, Facebook & Google
    Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act immunizes websites that merely provide an outlet for another party to provide its content. Read More › Tags: Advertising, Communications Decency Act, Social Media, Social…
  • Dec 20

    FCC Reminder: Robotexts are Subject to TCPA

    FCC Reminder: Robotexts are Subject to TCPA
    Text messages are treated like phone calls under the TCPA. Read More › Tags: Advisory, Auto-dial, FCC, TCPA, Text Message
Rank this Week: 289

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/
  • Jan 6

    No Criminal Charges in Death Due to Medication Error

    No Criminal Charges in Death Due to Medication Error
    Loretta Macpherson passed away on December 3, 2014 after being given the wrong medication at St. Charles Bend. A staff person with the inpatient pharmacy filled an IV bag given to Macpherson with the wrong medication, ultimately killing the…
  • Jan 4

    Pharmacy Gives Wrong Medication to Patient

    Pharmacy Gives Wrong Medication to Patient
    A man in Portsmouth, Virginia is alleging that he was given the wrong medication by a pharmacist at Walgreens. As a result, the man did not get better and may have, in fact, gotten worse. According to Travis Wysong, he went to Walgreens in…
  • Jan 3

    Female Doctors May Provide Better Care Then Male Counterpart

    Female Doctors May Provide Better Care Then Male Counterpart
    How do you choose a doctor? Some people want a doctor who has years of practice under their belt. Some choose a medical professional based on word of mouth. If you make your choice based on gender, you could be doing yourself a great favor…
Rank this Week: 393

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage…

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.massachusetts-alcoholic-beverage-licensing.com/
  • Oct 8

    Pittsfield Board issues ultimatum to Polish Club

    Pittsfield Board issues ultimatum to Polish Club
    The city of Pittsfield has issued an ultimatum to the Polish Community Club: Get your house in order or likely lose your liquor license. The Berkshire Eagle reports that Licensing Board members urged the club to provide an application for a…
  • Oct 8

    Pittsfield Board issues ultimatum to Polish Club

    Pittsfield Board issues ultimatum to Polish Club
    The city of Pittsfield has issued an ultimatum to the Polish Community Club: Get your house in order or likely lose your liquor license. The Berkshire Eagle reports that Licensing Board members urged the club to provide an application for a…
  • Oct 8

    Hooters Appeals Dedham Decision

    Hooters Appeals Dedham Decision
    A Hooters restaurant that was denied a liquor license by the Dedham Board of Selectmen is pleading their case to the state’s Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission. The ABCC held the appeal hearing for Dedham Wings LLC, doing…
Rank this Week: 383

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

Covers futures, commodities and forex regulation. By Shipkevich Law Firm.

http://www.cftclaw.com/
  • Apr 20

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing! The post Hello world! appeared first on CFTC Law | Forex, Futures, and Derivatives Regulatory News.
  • Apr 20

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing! The post Hello world! appeared first on CFTC Law | forex, futures and derivatives regulatory news.
  • Aug 8

    FIA Sets Forth Five Core Principles in Enhancing CFTC Market Surveillance

    FIA Sets Forth Five Core Principles in Enhancing CFTC Market Surveillance
    In a response to a request by the CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee for comment on how best to develop a 21st century surveillance system, the Financial Industry Association (FIA) and the FIA Principal Traders Group submitted a…
Rank this Week: 253

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Pulvers Pulvers & Thompson LLP.

http://www.pulversthompson.com/personal-injury-lawyer-blog/
  • Jul 31

    Sitemap

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    Page 1 of 5 : NextPagesPulvers, Pulvers, Thompson & Friedman, LLPOur AttorneysPractice AreasContact UsFormPersonal Injury Lawyer BlogBefore Accepting a Potential Settlement – Get the Help You DeserveFiling a Medical Malpractice…
  • Jul 31

    Privacy Policy

    Privacy Policy
    Pulvers, Pulvers, Thompson & Friedman, LLP takes privacy very seriously. We strongly believe in the confidentiality and security of the information we collect. Our privacy policy applies to all users of our website located at…
  • Jul 30

    Blog Post

    Blog Post
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Rank this Week: 320

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: 312

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: 291

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Retail Labor and Employment Law

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

http://www.retaillaborandemploymentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 675

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
  • Jan 17

    Kenny Schachter on Richard Prince’ “Disavowal”

    Kenny Schachter on Richard Prince’ “Disavowal”
    Probably the most concise and rational response to Richard Prince’s recent attempt at political protest. 
  • Jan 10

    With All Due Respect, Madam. We Do Not Live In France

    With All Due Respect, Madam. We Do Not Live In France
    Eugene Volokh  ”was surprised to see this letter, sent by French lawyer Vanessa Bouchara — representing Getty Images France — to Matthew Chan.” His response, The First Amendment, of course.  
  • Jan 9

    The Rise In University Art Museum

    The Rise In University Art Museum
    This multi-million-dollar investment in culture is fuelled by several factors: administrators’ recognition that the arts can promote nimble thinking, student demand and donor co-operation. Via The Art Newspaper.
Rank this Week: 522

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/
  • Jan 17

    Thanks Obama

    Thanks Obama
    I confess I will greatly miss the presidency of Barack Obama. He has the qualities that I most value in a president: I want  a policy wonk. Fundamental to any leader is an ability to understand that the choices aren’t between good…
  • Dec 6

    Opting Out of Uber’s Forced Arbitration (The Clock is Ticking)

    Opting Out of Uber’s Forced Arbitration (The Clock is Ticking)
    You have until December 21st. That’s it. But you can opt out. Here’s the deal: Uber changed its terms of service to force people into arbitrations, taking away consumers’ rights to sue the ride sharing company if…
  • Dec 1

    Is Uber Trying to Kill You?

    Is Uber Trying to Kill You?
    I bet it sounded like a great idea in the boardroom: Hey, let’s find a nasty traffic jam, with lots of stop-and-go traffic and fly some drones over it with advertising! Wow! Great idea! Captive audience! Stuck in their cars! And they…
Rank this Week: 782

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
  • Jan 17

    Absolute liability under the Labor Law.

    Absolute liability under the Labor Law.
    Practice point:  Once it is determined that the owner or contractor failed to provide the necessary safety devices required to give a worker proper protection, absolute liability is inescapable under § 240(1). In opposition to…
  • Jan 16

    Court holiday.

    Court holiday.
    Tomorrow's issue:  Absolute liability under the Labor Law.
  • Jan 13

    The presumption of proper service.

    The presumption of proper service.
    Practice point:  A defendant's conclusory and undocumented affidavit asserting that he had moved, when the defendant had not notified the post office of a change of address, is insufficient to rebut the presumption of proper service…
Rank this Week: 950

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
  • Jan 16

    Woman Says She Was Fired Because of Obligations to Her Autistic Child

    Woman Says She Was Fired Because of Obligations to Her Autistic Child
    Woman Says She Was Fired Because of Obligations to Her Autistic Child Company misinformed staffer about her rights under the FMLA It’s sad but true: many companies take advantage of the fact that workers aren’t aware of their…
  • Jan 10

    Company Refused to Hire Overweight Man; Was it Legal?

    Company Refused to Hire Overweight Man; Was it Legal?
    Company Refused to Hire Overweight Man; Was it Legal? When obesity is and isn’t covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act Many people are aware that a company cannot refuse to hire you simply because of a disability. But what…
  • Jan 3

    Alleged Sexual Harasser Cites President-Elect's Comments as Legal Defense

    Alleged Sexual Harasser Cites President-Elect's Comments as Legal Defense
    Alleged Sexual Harasser Cites President-Elect’s Comments as Legal Defense Public official allegedly offered subordinate $1,000 to go to a hotel with him “I was trying to lift her spirits,” David Gutierrez, former …
Rank this Week: 846

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Jan 15

    Ava for Professional

    Ava for Professional
      Ava is a mobile application that provides real time captions to empower deaf and hard of hearing people to participate better in conversations. It connects people’s smartphones to each other, and captures the audio from…
  • Jan 14

    All NYC subway stations will have cell service by January 9th–engadget.com

    All NYC subway stations will have cell service by January 9th–engadget.com
    Jon Fingas, @jonfingas 01.06.17 in Transportation When officials recently vowed that all New York City underground subway stations would have cellular coverage sometime in early 2017, they weren’t joking. Governor Cuomo…
  • Jan 13

    Sui Generis–a New York law blog: Search Warrant Issued For Amazon Echo Data

    Sui Generis–a New York law blog: Search Warrant Issued For Amazon Echo Data
    Amazon Echo has been around for a few years now. But last week was the first time it was reported that data from one of these devices was sought by the prosecution in a murder investigation. Read much more, including Niki Black’s…
Rank this Week: 933

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney…

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney Blog

Covers immigration and injury and accident law. By The Claro Law Firm.

http://www.newyorktrafficattorneys.net/
  • Jan 13

    A DUI/DWI Can Lead to Green Card Revocation and Deportation

    A DUI/DWI Can Lead to Green Card Revocation and Deportation
    Will a Yonkers, NY DWI affect my permanent residence in the United States? Will a misdemeanor charge out of Manhattan, NY affect my green card status? Many people lawful permanent resident or green card holder ask such questions. They wonder…
  • Jan 6

    Employer-Sponsored Temporary U.S. Work Visa

    Employer-Sponsored Temporary U.S. Work Visa
    Emilia is a successful owner of a 5-star Peruvian restaurant in Port Chester, NY located in Westchester County. Her world famous head chef, Toby, studied under a renowned Peruvian master chef and has encountered an unexpected event. He will…
  • Dec 30

    How Long Do Points Stay on Your Driver License in New York State

    How Long Do Points Stay on Your Driver License in New York State
    Excitedly, Esther walks to her mailbox eager to get her new cell phone case she ordered from Amazon. Flipping through her mail, she sees a letter from the New York State Department of Motor vehicles (DMV). Curious to see what the letter says,…
Rank this Week: 483

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Jan 12

    Reichenbach Hall Sued for Wage Violation

    Reichenbach Hall Sued for Wage Violation
    A wage theft lawsuit has been filed against Reichenbach Hall, a German beer hall located in midtown Manhattan. The lawsuit charges that the restaurant cheated its waiters and waitresses out of minimum wage and overtime pay. The servers claim…
  • Dec 29

    Restaurant Workers Get Pay Hike on December 31, 2016

    Restaurant Workers Get Pay Hike on December 31, 2016
    On December 31, 2016, restaurant workers throughout New York State will begin to see changes in the payment structure of their wages.   Back of the House Workers   Back of the house workers (cooks, dishwashers, stockers, and others…
  • Dec 28

    Brooklyn Diners Sued for Wage Theft

    Brooklyn Diners Sued for Wage Theft
    Former waitstaff at the Del Rio Diner and Vegas Diner claim in a lawsuit that the diners failed to pay them minimum wage, overtime pay and spread-of-hours pay. According to the lawsuit, waitstaff at both diners, including servers, line cooks,…
Rank this Week: 951

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkelderlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Estate Planning 101 – What Is the Difference Between a Trust and a Will?

    Estate Planning 101 – What Is the Difference Between a Trust and a Will?
    When you begin estate planning, there are a variety of options that are available in order to plan how your estate will be distributed and may seem very similar, however, they all have distinct benefits. Two main estate planning tools…
  • Jan 10

    Long Term Planning – Can Pets Be Beneficiaries?

    Long Term Planning – Can Pets Be Beneficiaries?
    Pets play a special role in all our lives; they serve as companions, security, as well as important additions to our families. However, when it comes to naming beneficiaries in your will, it has long been debated on a state level whether pets…
  • Jan 7

    Injuries from Hot Water Scalding Led to…

    Injuries from Hot Water Scalding Led to Patient’s Death When we place our loved ones in the care of a nursing home we expect that they will be properly treated and cared for. Sadly, there are many instances where negligent care is…
Rank this Week: 781

Disability & Bad Faith…

Disability & Bad Faith Attorney Blog

Covers disability insurance claim and bad faith information. By Quadrino Schwartz.

http://disabilityinsurancelawyers.com/blog/
  • Jan 11

    High Scrutiny of Long-Term Disability Insurance Claims by Insurance Companie

    High Scrutiny of Long-Term Disability Insurance Claims by Insurance Companie
    {3:30 minutes to read} Filing a claim for long-term disability benefits is an exhausting and complicated process—especially in the early stages. Professionals need to be wary of what this process entails in order to be prepared and…
  • Dec 22

    Do You Think You Have a Bad Faith Insurance Claim?

    Do You Think You Have a Bad Faith Insurance Claim?
    {3:40 minutes to read} In my last blog, I spoke about what bad faith is generally. In this blog, I discuss a few preliminary considerations when you are wondering if your insurance company has treated you in bad faith and whether you can do…
  • Dec 15

    Insurance Bad Faith

    Insurance Bad Faith
    {2:00 minutes to read} The term “bad faith” is used when an insurance company unreasonably denies, delays, terminates, or underpays a claim. First-party bad faith specifically refers to the contract between you/your business and…
Rank this Week: 784

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/
  • Jan 11

    Quackers & Cheese – Trump Picks Kennedy to Study Vaccine Safety

    Quackers & Cheese – Trump Picks Kennedy to Study Vaccine Safety
    Science necessarily involves a willingness to follow evidence to whatever conclusions are warranted, if conclusions properly can be had. When it comes to vaccination conspiracies, Democrats have it in their political DNA to distrust…
  • Jan 4

    Kiker v. Smithkline Beecham & the Pathology of Judicial Gatekeeping

    Kiker v. Smithkline Beecham & the Pathology of Judicial Gatekeeping
    “There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.”                                          …
  • Jan 1

    In Queue for the Q

    In Queue for the Q
    All right, this has nothing to do with law, evidence, or statistics, but what a great day for New York and the Upper Eastside. Today, the “Second Avenue Line,” an extension of the Q subway line opened for business. The local radio…
Rank this Week: 614

CommLawCenter

CommLawCenter

Provides breaking news and analysis of communications law and business. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.commlawcenter.com/
  • Jan 10

    Breaking News: FCC Moves Forward on Eliminating the Need to Maintain a Local Public File

    Breaking News: FCC Moves Forward on Eliminating the Need to Maintain a Local Public File
    Last May, Jessica Nyman and I wrote about the potential impact of an FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing to eliminate the requirement that stations keep “Letters and Emails from the Public” in their Public Inspection…
  • Jan 9

    FCC Makes Airing Political Ads Much More Complicated

    FCC Makes Airing Political Ads Much More Complicated
    If trying to maintain the required paperwork for political advertising aired by your station gives you a headache, prepare for a migraine of biblical proportions. With the departure of Commissioner Rosenworcel leaving the FCC in a 2-2…
  • Dec 30

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ December 2016

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ December 2016
    Pillsbury’s communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and others. This month’s issue includes: Headlines:…
Rank this Week: 555

Independent Contractor Compliance…

Independent Contractor Compliance Legal Blog

Covers the defense of misclassification claims and class actions, audits and investigations by the IRS and state tax and workforce agencies. By Pepper Hamilton LLP.

http://independentcontractorcompliance.com/
Rank this Week: 542

New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Jan 6

    Vacating a Judgment Based on Bad Service? Bring This to Court!

    Vacating a Judgment Based on Bad Service? Bring This to Court!
    Improper service of the summons and complaint often is your primary weapon to seek relief against a judgment. Here's a blog post discussing the basic law involved in that process. Establishing lack of personal jurisdiction due to improper…
  • Dec 31

    A Special Thank You from Jesse Langel, Esq., Debt-Defense Counsel

    A Special Thank You from Jesse Langel, Esq., Debt-Defense Counsel
    It is December 31, 2016, and I need to thank our wonderful clients, colleagues, and the New York state judiciary, all of which enable us to further this rewarding practice. It has been another busy year for us unfreezing bank accounts,…
  • Oct 25

    Consent Order May Provide Relief for Chase Bank Debt

    Consent Order May Provide Relief for Chase Bank Debt
    In 2015, Chase bank entered into a consent order in response to accusations from 47 Attorney Generals that Chase had committed several acts of systematic wrong-doing in its attempt to collect and sell debt, you can read more about it here.…
Rank this Week: 440

New York Trusts & Estates…

New York Trusts & Estates Litigation Blog

Discusses recent cases and developments pertaining to New York trusts and estates law. By Farrell Fritz.

http://www.nyestatelitigationblog.com/
  • Jan 5

    Sharp as a Tack . . . Clear as a Bell

    Sharp as a Tack . . . Clear as a Bell
    Very often, when the proponent of a will (and sometimes even the attorney-draftsperson or witness) is questioned about the decedent’s mental state and the decedent’s instructions, the reflexive response is that the decedent was…
  • Nov 22

    A Flood . . . in the Basement

    A Flood . . . in the Basement
    A recent case decided by the Richmond County Surrogate revisits the law pertaining to probating lost or damages wills. In Matter of Larsen, the decedent’s will, apparently damaged in a flooded basement to the extent that the…
  • Sep 29

    Article 17-A Guardianship: It is Not for Everyone

    Article 17-A Guardianship: It is Not for Everyone
    In two recent decisions, Surrogate Lopez Torres of Kings County denied petitions for guardianship under SCPA Article 17-A, demonstrating the strict circumstances under which guardians are appointed under this particular statute. Unlike under…
Rank this Week: 775

New York & New Jersey Business…

New York & New Jersey Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business startup law. By Samuel C Berger, PC.

http://www.newjerseybusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 5

    Proposed New York State Regulations Address Cyberattack Risk

    Proposed New York State Regulations Address Cyberattack Risk
    Cybersecurity is a critically important concern for businesses of all sizes and in all sectors of the economy. The growth of various electronic data systems, not to mention the internet, has brought almost countless new risks from hackers and…
  • Dec 15

    FTC Issues Guidance for Businesses that Handle Private Medical Information

    FTC Issues Guidance for Businesses that Handle Private Medical Information
    Digital technology enables businesses to store information electronically, without the need for expansive file cabinets and storage facilities, and to transmit data quickly and efficiently. It also exposes businesses to the risk of data…
  • Dec 1

    New York Statute Could Make Certain Shareholders Individually Liable for Unpaid Wage

    New York Statute Could Make Certain Shareholders Individually Liable for Unpaid Wage
    The owners of a corporation, typically known as shareholders or stockholders, are shielded from individual liability for corporate debts. This is one of the main purposes of organizing a business venture as a corporation. Protection from…
Rank this Week: 842

Health Law Attorney Blog

Health Law Attorney Blog

Covers health law and compliance issues. By The Health Law Partners.

http://www.healthlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 3

    OIG Finalizes New Transportation Safe Harbor

    OIG Finalizes New Transportation Safe Harbor
    On December 7, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) released a final rule (“Final Rule”) codifying new safe harbors to the Anti-Kickback Statute (“AKS”) and…
  • Dec 9

    ALJ Appeals Adjudication Backlog Update: AHA’s Lawsuit Decided in Favor of Appellant

    ALJ Appeals Adjudication Backlog Update: AHA’s Lawsuit Decided in Favor of Appellant
    Relief will (eventually) be granted to Medicare appellants.  After a years-long battle, on December 5, 2016, the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia granted mandamus relief to the American Hospital Association…
  • Dec 8

    OIG Issues Policy Statement Regarding Gifts of Nominal Value to Medicare and Medicaid Beneficiarie

    OIG Issues Policy Statement Regarding Gifts of Nominal Value to Medicare and Medicaid Beneficiarie
    The OIG issued a Policy Statement regarding Gifts of Nominal Value to Medicare and Medicaid Beneficiaries. Under section 1128A(a)(5) of the Social Security Act (the Act), enacted as part of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability…
Rank this Week: 819

New York Appellate Law Blog

New York Appellate Law Blog

Covers significant tort and insurance coverage decisions in New York's Appellate Courts, cases which have been granted leave to appeal to the New York Court of Appeals, and other practice tips or information regarding appeals to New York's Appellate Courts. By Mauro Lilling Naparty LLP.

http://mlnappeals.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 746

Nwe York Injuries Blog

Nwe York Injuries Blog

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

http://www.newyorkinjuries.com/blog
  • Dec 14

    Understaffing May Contribute to Nursing Home Neglect

    Understaffing May Contribute to Nursing Home Neglect
    NBC recently reported that a family filed a nursing home neglect lawsuit on behalf of their elderly loved one against Woodcrest Health Center in New Milford, New Jersey and its parent company, Care One. The claimants released graphic photos…
  • Dec 1

    Construction Groups File a Lawsuit Over New Crane Regulation

    Construction Groups File a Lawsuit Over New Crane Regulation
    On February 5, 2016 a 500-foot crawler crane collapsed during an approaching winter storm. The crane damaged buildings in Tribeca and killed 30-year old David Wichs. Following the incident, the Department of Buildings temporarily banned the…
  • Nov 25

    Cell Phone Pictures and Your Personal Injury Case

    Cell Phone Pictures and Your Personal Injury Case
    With cell phones being available at a moment s notice, they may be one of the most valuable ways to gather evidence for your personal injury claim. Capturing pictures of your accident can help provide an indication as to who was at fault,…
Rank this Week: 742

FDA Lawyers Blog

FDA Lawyers Blog

By Frommer Lawrence & Haug.

http://www.fdalawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 794

Legal Update

Legal Update

Covers real estate law and business law. By Peter Moulinos.

http://www.moulinos.com/category/legal-update-peter-moulinos/
  • Nov 3

    Lawsuits Against Foreign Companies Doing Business in New York

    Lawsuits Against Foreign Companies Doing Business in New York
    Just passing through New York?  Is your company soliciting business here?   Companies often question whether engaging in these actions allow […] The post Lawsuits Against Foreign Companies Doing Business in New York…
  • Oct 22

    Douglas Elliman Sues Competitor For Poaching Real Estate Broker

    Douglas Elliman Sues Competitor For Poaching Real Estate Broker
    New York real estate brokerage powerhouse Douglas Elliman has filed a lawsuit against another competing brokerage, Compass, and two of […]
  • Oct 12

    Damages are Forever: Tiffany & Co.…

    Damages are Forever: Tiffany & Co. Succeeds in Diamond Ring Trademark Infringement Case Against Costco This notable trademark infringement case […]
Rank this Week: 654

New York Probate Lawyer Blog

New York Probate Lawyer Blog

By Jules Martin Haas.

http://www.newyorkprobatelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 2

    New York Will Contests Can Be Avoided

    New York Will Contests Can Be Avoided
    There are many great reasons to create an estate plan. The New York Probate Lawyer Blog has published many posts discussing the basics of estate planning. Preparing and signing documents such as a Last Will, Living Will, Health Care Proxy,…
  • Oct 26

    New York Wills Need to Be Properly Prepared and Signed

    New York Wills Need to Be Properly Prepared and Signed
    The preparation and signing of Wills in New York is an important part of the estate planning process. Creating documents such as a Last Will, Living Will, Health Care Proxy and Living Trust is an important first step in expressing a persons…
  • Oct 19

    New York Estate Planning Involves Many Consideration

    New York Estate Planning Involves Many Consideration
    Planning an estate in New York requires that numerous factors be considered. The testator or creator of a Last Will or Trust should begin by making a complete inventory and review of his assets. The New York Probate Lawyer Blog has many posts…
Rank this Week: 833

A Buffalo Lawyer

A Buffalo Lawyer

Random thoughts and helpful links and resources from Buffalo lawyer Jeremy Colby.

http://abuffalolawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 802

Securities Fraud Attorney Blog

Securities Fraud Attorney Blog

Covers securities fraud, and other areas of securities law and banking and finance law. By Rich, Intelisano & Katz, LLP.

http://www.securitiesfraudattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 27

    Private Share Litigation Cases are Challenging

    Private Share Litigation Cases are Challenging
    In a very high profile private share litigation, Theranos, a privately held health-technology and medical-laboratory-services company worth $9 billion as of 2014, has been sued this Monday by one of its largest and trusted financial backers,…
  • Jun 19

    Split Decision on Arbitration in Bank of America Case

    Split Decision on Arbitration in Bank of America Case
    This week, a Florida appeals court partially reversed a ruling denying Bank of America’s efforts to arbitrate various claims related to the Scott Rothstein Ponzi scheme. Bank of America, N.A. v. Beverly, Nos. 4D14-3167, 4D14-3168 (Fla.…
  • Jun 19

    Split Decision on Arbitration in Bank of America Case

    Split Decision on Arbitration in Bank of America Case
    This week, a Florida appeals court partially reversed a ruling denying Bank of America’s efforts to arbitrate various claims related to the Scott Rothstein Ponzi scheme. Bank of America, N.A. v. Beverly, Nos. 4D14-3167, 4D14-3168 (Fla.…
Rank this Week: 656

Culture Forum Blog

Culture Forum Blog

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

http://www.forumonlawcultureandsociety.org/blog/
  • Oct 14

    FOLCS Remembers Jack Greenberg

    FOLCS Remembers Jack Greenberg
    FOLCS Remembers Jack Greenberg FOLCS acknowledges the death of one of our former Film Series guests, the legendary civil rights attorney, Jack Greenberg, who passed away on October 12, 2016, at age 91. Greenberg argued 40 cases before the…
  • Aug 3

    The 6 types of lawyer movies (by Thane Rosenbaum)

    The 6 types of lawyer movies (by Thane Rosenbaum)
    When it comes to films about the legal system, spoiler alerts aren’t necessary. For the most part, there’s little ambiguity about where a law film is going—no real surprises, few cliffhangers and not much in the way of…
  • Jul 5

    FOLCS’ Remembers Auschwitz Survivor and Holocaust Hero Elie Wiesel

    FOLCS’ Remembers Auschwitz Survivor and Holocaust Hero Elie Wiesel
    FOLCS is deeply saddened to hear that Elie Wiesel passed away on July 2, 2016 at age 87. Wiesel was an inspirational Holocaust hero, Auschwitz survivor, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and remarkable novelist. Wiesel was born in Sighet,…
Rank this Week: 602