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Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident
    Gilbert, AZ — Three people were injured in an accident with a dump truck that occurred on Monday, December 21, near the intersection of Elliot and Lindsey roads around 7 a.m. According to police, the car and dump truck collided near the…
  • Dec 22

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident
    St. Mary’s County, MD — 61-year-old Brad Gottschall was injured in a box truck accident that occurred on Tuesday, December 15, around 6:20 p.m. on Route 235 in Hollywood, Maryland. According to police, 34-year-old Johnny Thomas…
  • Dec 22

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 32

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • May 20

    University of Miami Graduate, 22 Dies in Airboat Accident in Everglade

    University of Miami Graduate, 22 Dies in Airboat Accident in Everglade
    Elizabeth Goldenberg-22, her parents, and sister were participating in an airboat tour operated by The River of Grass Adventures when the airboat they were riding in stopped suddenly throwing them and the captain of the boat off the airboat.…
  • May 15

    Court Finds Injured Yacht Captain Properly Alleged Jones Act Seaman Statu

    Court Finds Injured Yacht Captain Properly Alleged Jones Act Seaman Statu
    An interesting case has been decided as to whether a pleasure yacht captain properly alleged Jones Act seaman status entitling him to seek damages under the federal personal injury statute as well as the maritime law maintenance and cure…
  • May 12

    Injured Yacht Captain Stymies Employers’ Attempt to Have His Lawsuit Decided Without a Jury

    Injured Yacht Captain Stymies Employers’ Attempt to Have His Lawsuit Decided Without a Jury
    An interesting decision was issued from the Federal Middle District of Florida involving a yacht captain’s personal injury lawsuit.  In this case, the captain filed a lawsuit in Florida state court asserting claims against his…
Rank this Week: 81

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
  • May 17

    Hedge Funds and Pensioners Scramble For Debt Payment Owed To Them By Puerto Rico

    Hedge Funds and Pensioners Scramble For Debt Payment Owed To Them By Puerto Rico
    In the wake of Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy filing, hedge funds are competing with the U.S. territory’s workers to get paid. The island has guaranteed retirees and workers $49 Billion in benefits. However, the federally appointed…
  • May 17

    Ex-Essex Holdings CEO Gets 15 Years For $33M Ponzi Scam

    Ex-Essex Holdings CEO Gets 15 Years For $33M Ponzi Scam
    A district court judge has sentenced Navin Shankar Subramaniam Xavier, formerly the CEO of Essex Holdings Inc., to 15 years behind bars because of his involvement in two fraud scams. Xavier pleaded guilty to two wire fraud counts in January.…
  • May 12

    Ex-Hedge Fund Manager Pleads Guilty to $9M Investment Scam that Defrauded Investors Nearing Retirement

    Ex-Hedge Fund Manager Pleads Guilty to $9M Investment Scam that Defrauded Investors Nearing Retirement
    Tamer Moumen, an ex-hedge fund manager, has pleaded guilty to wire fraud. He now faces up to 20 years in prison for a $9M investment. Moumen defrauded over 50 investors. Many of his investors were close to retirement age. He advised dozens of…
Rank this Week: 94

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    Replacing 'Driver Responsibility' fee with Phillips-Miles Tariff replicates worst features of a flawed system

    Replacing 'Driver Responsibility' fee with Phillips-Miles Tariff replicates worst features of a flawed system
    Let's crunch a few numbers regarding the proposed "repeal" legislation for the Driver Responsibility Program (DRP), which Grits earlier suggested is barely an improvement, if at all.The bill adds $20 to every traffic ticket, creates a new…
  • May 18

    On the pitfalls of current Driver Responsibility 'repeal' legislation

    On the pitfalls of current Driver Responsibility 'repeal' legislation
    Legislation to "repeal" the so-called "Driver Responsibility Program" hardly seems like much of a repeal. The "civil" surcharges are mostly shifted into criminal penalties and $20 is added to traffic tickets, all so the amount given to…
  • May 13

    A quick status update on #cjreform bills at the #txlege

    A quick status update on #cjreform bills at the #txlege
    Let's take a quick moment to see where are the session's significant criminal justice bills at the Texas Legislature after a week of important House deadlines. Few bills of any stripe have been sent to the Governor yet, but a number of good…
Rank this Week: 101

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 135

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 200

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • May 21

    Denial Due To Exclusion In Policy

    Denial Due To Exclusion In Policy
    There are several reasons an insurance company will deny coverage under an insurance policy.  Probably the most common reason is due to a misrepresentation in the policy application.  The second most common reason is based on…
  • May 20

    Life Insurance For Government Employee

    Life Insurance For Government Employee
    It’s bad enough when private insurance companies mistreat life insurance beneficiaries but an April 2017, story from the Chicago Tribune shows that the U.S. Government does the same thing.  The story is titled, USPS Agrees To $49…
  • May 18

    Texas Slayer Statute

    Texas Slayer Statute
    Life insurance lawyers know about Texas Insurance Code, Section 1103.151.  Also known as the Texas Slayer Statute, it states: A beneficiary of a life insurance policy or contract forfeits the beneficiary’s interest in the policy or…
Rank this Week: 231

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
  • Apr 3

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again
    With Shell Oil Company pulling out as the Houston Open’s title sponsor after a successful 26-year run, the Houston Golf Association finds itself in an all too familiar position — what must be done to make the venerable tournament…
  • Feb 13

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt
    Who would have ever thought that the combination of hosting a Super Bowl and dealing with the question of what to do with the Astrodome is teaching us a valuable lesson in economic trade-offs and the declining importance of the ……
  • Jan 19

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
Rank this Week: 210

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
Rank this Week: 207

Texas Employment Law Blog

Texas Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law and discrimination issues. By the McKinney Law Firm.

http://www.texasemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Nov 5

    “Big Data” Could Create an Big Discrimination Problem

    “Big Data” Could Create an Big Discrimination Problem
    According to Microsoft principal researcher Kate Crawford, personal data harvested by marketers is growing so vast and far reaching that it is threatening to unleash a new wave of digital discrimination, one that ordinary people won’t…
  • Oct 31

    Tell your Senator to pass the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (S.42).

    Tell your Senator to pass the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (S.42).
    Tell your Senator to pass the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (S.42).  This bill will protect employees who report criminal violations of antitrust laws, internally or to the Federal Government, from retaliation. Today the Senate…
  • Oct 7

    Texas Unemployment Claims Guide

    Texas Unemployment Claims Guide
    We’re happy to announce we have opened a new section on our firm website dedicated to Texas Unemployment Claims.  There you can find detailed information on: Making and pursuing unemployment claims; Handling unemployment appeal…
Rank this Week: 209

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals…

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals blog

Covers the court of last resort on Texas criminal matters. By R. J. MacReady.

http://www.txccablog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Today's Opinions (or lack thereof) - 6/2/10

    Today's Opinions (or lack thereof) - 6/2/10
    The CCA handed down a number of orders denying habeas corpus relief and a few unpublished opinions. Still no Dobbs.
  • May 26

    Fist Full of Meyers - Today's Opinions - 5/26/10

    Fist Full of Meyers - Today's Opinions - 5/26/10
    The CCA handed down orders and opinions in a number of cases. They handed down published opinions, featuring Judge Meyers prominently, in the following cases:
  • May 26

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State
    Douglas Hubert was on parole and living with his grandfather when his grandfather called Hubert's parole officer to report that Hubert had violated numerous conditions of his parole, including possessing a firearm. Hubert's parole officer…
Rank this Week: 232

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • May 19

    Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program names new director

    Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program names new director
    The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program has named Michelle Alden its new director, the Dallas Bar Association announced Friday. Alden, a 10-year employee of the program, succeeds Alicia E. Hernandez who took over as executive director of the…
  • May 19

    Beck Redden partner to serve as new Houston Bar Association president

    Beck Redden partner to serve as new Houston Bar Association president
    Alistair B. Dawson is now the 2017-2018 president of the Houston Bar Association, officials announced Friday. Dawson, a partner in Beck Redden who has been a part of the HBA Board of Directors since 2009, succeeds Neil Kelly of Andrews Kurth…
  • May 19

    Discounts for Father’s Day and graduation

    Discounts for Father’s Day and graduation
    Fun, food or function—find the perfect gift for the beloved dad or grad in your life! Your Beneplace discount website has great deals on bikes, gift cards, bags and more. Whether you’re setting up a grad for the next phase in…
Rank this Week: 279

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • May 19

    What Trump’s Picks for Federal Courts Mean For Criminal Defense

    What Trump’s Picks for Federal Courts Mean For Criminal Defense
    President Trump’s abrupt firing of former FBI Director James Comey, and its related political fallout, has dominated the news cycle over the last week or so. This intense political coverage has overshadowed other significant executive…
  • May 11

    Health Care Fraud Allegations Link Florida Doctor, NJ Senator

    Health Care Fraud Allegations Link Florida Doctor, NJ Senator
    Both were prominent members of their communities—the Florida doctor and the New Jersey U.S. Senator.   The doctor most assuredly and the senator more than likely will soon be inmates in the Federal Bureau of Prisons.   Earlier…
  • May 10

    Justice for Todd Willingham Haunts Unethical Prosecutor

    Justice for Todd Willingham Haunts Unethical Prosecutor
       The wheels of justice turn inexorably slow, but they do turn.   The day of justice reckoning has arrived for John Jackson, a former district attorney and district judge in Navarro County that encompasses the small Texas…
Rank this Week: 395

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • May 17

    New 2017 Federal Drug Policy from Attorney General Jeff Session

    New 2017 Federal Drug Policy from Attorney General Jeff Session
    Last week, the Attorney General of the United States sent a memo to all the Offices of the U.S. Attorney General around the country, including the one overseeing the Northern District of Texas that prosecutes federal crimes here in the…
  • May 10

    Texas Prosecutor on Trial for Prosecutorial Misconduct

    Texas Prosecutor on Trial for Prosecutorial Misconduct
    Prosecutorial misconduct is a problem of epidemic proportions in this country.  There is lots of discussion in criminal justice circles (and elsewhere) about how best to rein in these rogues and stop the rampant injustice created by…
  • May 3

    10 Things to Know About a Jury Trial in Texas after John Wiley Price

    10 Things to Know About a Jury Trial in Texas after John Wiley Price
    Let’s talk about the power of a jury.   Specifically, juries in criminal trials here in Dallas, Fort Worth and North Texas.  It seems like a very opportune time to do so. John Wiley Price Mistrial: Jury Unable to Reach a…
Rank this Week: 363

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm.

http://www.reyeslaw.com/blog/
  • May 16

    States Now Teaching How To Survive While Driving Black

    States Now Teaching How To Survive While Driving Black
    It’s horrifying that any parent has to have that conversation. But racial profiling by the police is a reality, and in these days of repeated and sometimes fatal highway confrontations, captured by cellphone videos, such warnings can be…
  • May 11

    Not Only Motorists are Distracted: Pedestrian and Bicyclist Deaths on the Rise

    Not Only Motorists are Distracted: Pedestrian and Bicyclist Deaths on the Rise
    A total of 817 bicyclists were killed in crashes with motor vehicles in 2015. This represents a 13 percent increase from 2014 and the highest number of bicyclist deaths since 1995. The post Not Only Motorists are Distracted: Pedestrian and…
  • May 10

    Higher Speed Limits Can Cause More Crashe

    Higher Speed Limits Can Cause More Crashe
    Since the removal of the national maximum speed limit in 1995, most states have slowly increased speed limits across the country. Areas once restricted to 55 miles per hour now allow speeds up to 85 miles per hour. This large increase…
Rank this Week: 374

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    Fears Nachawati is Representing Former NFL Players in Concussion Related Case

    Fears Nachawati is Representing Former NFL Players in Concussion Related Case
    Fears Nachawati is proudly representing former NFL players and their families in the tragic cases of CTE and other concussion related injuries.   If you or someone you care about is a former NFL player, please contact us at…
  • Oct 18

    Fears Nachawati Signs Former NFL Star Player Mel Gray in Concussion Related Case

    Fears Nachawati Signs Former NFL Star Player Mel Gray in Concussion Related Case
    Fears Nachawati is proudly representing former NFL players and their families in the tragic cases of CTE and other concussion related injuries. Mel Gray, 12 year NFL veteran of the St. Louis Cardinals, is the newest player to be represented.…
  • Oct 4

    Fears Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers List

    Fears Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers List
    Fears Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that Partner Majed Nachawati has been selected to the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by receive this honor.…
Rank this Week: 398

Cavers Law Blog

Cavers Law Blog

Covers collaborative law, divorce, family law and marriage. By J. Shannon Cavers.

http://caverslaw.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Generalized Anxiety Disorder and the Elderly

    Generalized Anxiety Disorder and the Elderly
    Many adults cope with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) by working with counselors, taking medications, and/or using cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) skills to manage their symptoms.  Therapy, CBT skills, and medication can be…
  • May 23

    2013 Spring Caregiver’s Conference

    2013 Spring Caregiver’s Conference
    Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Interfaith CarePartners is sponsoring a conference to answer the many questions that confront us when caring for aging or disabled loved ones.  There is no cost to attend this…
  • May 23

    Back to School for Separated and Divorced Familie

    Back to School for Separated and Divorced Familie
    Going back to school has always been one of my favorite times of year.  It marks a new beginning, opportunities for learning, making new friends, and participating in enriching activities.  For families that are newly separated or…
Rank this Week: 271

Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog

Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog

Covers oil, gas and mineral law topics, including pooling, surface damages, lessor's remedies and lease bonuses. By John McFarland.

http://www.oilandgaslawyerblog.com/
  • May 22

    Lightning Oil v. Anadarko – Supreme Court Rules on Subsurface Trespass Claim

    Lightning Oil v. Anadarko – Supreme Court Rules on Subsurface Trespass Claim
    Last week the Texas Supreme Court issued its opinion in Lightning Oil Company v. Anadarko E&P Onshore, LLC, No. 15-0910, denying Lightning Oil’s trespass claim against Anadarko. Lightning Oil lost in the trial court, the San Antonio…
  • May 17

    Post-Production Costs after Hyder

    Post-Production Costs after Hyder
    Our firm hosted its 4th land and mineral owner seminar last Friday, and I spoke on deductability of post-production costs from lease royalties in light of the Texas Supreme Court’s decision last year in Chesapeake v. Hyder. My paper on…
  • May 10

    Petrodollars in the Texas Legislature

    Petrodollars in the Texas Legislature
    A report from Texans for Public Justice, Public Citizen and the Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter details the contributions made by the oil and gas industry to Texas legislatures’ campaign funds. You can find the report, Running on…
Rank this Week: 714

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Covers accounting/auditing, commercial lending, credit unions, electronic banking, privacy, RESPA and stocks. By Kevin Funnell.

http://www.banklawyersblog.com/3_bank_lawyers/
  • May 21

    Some Of The Opressed Like Thier Oppressor

    Some Of The Opressed Like Thier Oppressor
    When I recently read J.D. Vance's memoir "Hillbilly Elegy," I was struck by comments he made in defense of the much-maligned payday lending industry. After researching the issue a bit, I discovered that I was not the only reader…
  • May 14

    SCOTUS Affirms The Theoretical Validity of Bank Scapegoating

    SCOTUS Affirms The Theoretical Validity of Bank Scapegoating
    Last week, the US Supreme Court, in a 5-3 decision, gave both municipalities (in this case, the City of Miami) and the mortgage lenders they love to sue (in this case, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and Citigroup), some good...
  • May 7

    Flat Curve Could Yield Sharp Result

    Flat Curve Could Yield Sharp Result
    We've long been concerned about "flat yield curves." No, that term has absolutely no connection with employees of Wilhelmina Model Management. It refers to the difference in interest rates that the government has to pay on…
Rank this Week: 484

Texas Causes of Action Blawg

Texas Causes of Action Blawg

Features caselaw updates and cites on causes of actions and affirmative defenses culled from Texas appeals court opinions. By Wolfgang Demino.

http://causeofactionelements.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    Wrongful foreclosure claim in Texa

    Wrongful foreclosure claim in Texa
    ELEMENTS OF CAUSE OF ACTION FOR WRONGFUL FORECLOSURE  The elements of a wrongful foreclosure claim are: (1) a defect in the foreclosure sale proceedings; (2) an inadequate selling price; and (3) a causal connection between the defect and…
  • Mar 2

    Elements of tortious interference claim in Texa

    Elements of tortious interference claim in Texa
    The elements of tortious interference with an existing contract are: (1) the existence of a contract subject to interference; (2) the occurrence of an act of interference that was willful and intentional; (3) the act was a proximate cause of…
  • Feb 23

    Elements of breach-of-fiduciary-duty claim under Texas law

    Elements of breach-of-fiduciary-duty claim under Texas law
    "The elements of a breach of fiduciary duty claim are: (1) a fiduciary relationship between the plaintiff and defendant, (2) a breach by the defendant of his fiduciary duty to the plaintiff, and (3) an injury to the plaintiff or benefit to…
Rank this Week: 623

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

http://immigrationandemploymentlaw.wordpress.com/
  • May 16

    EB-1 Green Card for Individuals with Extraordinary Abilitie

    EB-1 Green Card for Individuals with Extraordinary Abilitie
    One of my favorite immigration topics is the EB-1 extraordinary worker green card. The great part of this is that it is a law which permits a foreign national to sponsor themselves for a green card. No American sponsor is necessary and no one…
  • May 2

    Alternatives for H-1B Visa Cap

    Alternatives for H-1B Visa Cap
    Within the first 5 days of April 2017 U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it reached the annual 85,000 H-1B visa cap. Although, USCIS did not make the number of applications received public, the…
  • Apr 24

    USA-Mexico Border: Immigration Enforcement

    USA-Mexico Border: Immigration Enforcement
    The attached video is from my live broadcast at the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico on April 23.2017. This Houston immigration lawyer discusses immigration enforcement and some changes under the Trump administration. In particular, I…
Rank this Week: 904

The Blog About All Things Family

The Blog About All Things Family

Discusses family law issues including divorce, child support, child custody, order enforcements, and adoptions. By Welsh Law, PLLC.

http://welsh-lawfirm.com/blog/
  • May 15

    It’s All In The Agreement!

    It’s All In The Agreement!
    I like chocolate chip cookie dough. She likes chocolate chip cookies. Instead of baking ALL of the cookies, there is always a little bit of cookie dough left over for me (or my kids if they find out about it). When going through a divorce…
  • May 10

    Money, Money, Money

    Money, Money, Money
    Your spouse cheated on you.  He makes more money than you. You stayed home with the kids while he worked. And now he wants divorce. Does any of this sound like you? Now you are left wondering how you are going to pay for things. You…
  • Apr 20

    I Thought I Get Half of Everything in Divorce

    I Thought I Get Half of Everything in Divorce
    This has come up in many cases I have had lately. My clients ask how long the divorce will take and I tell them that it can be anywhere from 60 days to 2 years because it all depends on how the case progresses. This shocks most of my clients…
Rank this Week: 771

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Covers credit card and other debt suit litigation in Texas from the defense side, including substantive legal and evidentiary issues, and comparative analysis of pleadings, legal theories, and litigation strategy. By Wolfgang Demino.

http://debt-suit-litigation-in-texas.blogspot.com
  • May 9

    CFPB sues online lenders for collecting on usurious loan

    CFPB sues online lenders for collecting on usurious loan
    RELEASE FROM THE CFPB DATED APRIL 27, 2017 (REPOSTED)CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU SUES FOUR ONLINE LENDERS FOR COLLECTING ON DEBTS CONSUMERS DID NOT LEGALLY OWEBureau Alleges Companies Deceived Consumers About Debt That Was Not…
  • May 9

    CFPB catches student loan and mortgage servicers violating the law

    CFPB catches student loan and mortgage servicers violating the law
    Re-post of April 26, 2017 Media Release from the CFPB CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU SUPERVISION FINDS SOME STUDENT LOAN AND MORTGAGE SERVICERS ILLEGALLY FAIL TO PROVIDE PROTECTIONS TO BORROWERSBureau Recovered $6.1 Million for…
  • May 9

    CFPB imposes additional fine on Servicemember Auto Lender for violating consent order (pres release re-post)

    CFPB imposes additional fine on Servicemember Auto Lender for violating consent order (pres release re-post)
    RELEASED: April 26, 2017 by  CFPB Office of Communications CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU ISSUES $1.25 MILLION FINE TO SERVICEMEMBER AUTO LENDER FOR VIOLATING CONSENT ORDERAuto Loan Company Failed to Provide…
Rank this Week: 531

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 1

    Texas Family Code Section 152.207, what is an inconvenient forum for child custody?

    Texas Family Code Section 152.207, what is an inconvenient forum for child custody?
    What is Jurisdiction? Jurisdiction is the ability for a court to hear a case. When two states are involved, the states must decide which court more rightfully has jurisdiction to hear the case so that there are not conflicting orders out of…
  • Apr 4

    What is the Maximum Amount of Child Support I Can Be Ordered to Pay in Texas?

    What is the Maximum Amount of Child Support I Can Be Ordered to Pay in Texas?
    What is the Maximum Amount of Child Support I Can Be Ordered to Pay in Texas?               It would be really easy to answer the question of what the maximum amount of child support…
  • Mar 9

    What’s the deal with fault divorce in Texas?

    What’s the deal with fault divorce in Texas?
    Why is everyone talking about fault and no-fault divorce lately? Fault divorces have been in the news lately in Texas because Representative Matt Krause from Fort Worth authored a bill that would get rid of so-called “no-fault”…
Rank this Week: 862

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury and workers' compensation news. By Carabin & Shaw, P.C.

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 4

    Expert Report in Texas Health Care Liability Claim Against a Nurse

    Expert Report in Texas Health Care Liability Claim Against a Nurse
    In a recent interlocutory appeal in Texas, a defendant nurse appealed a trial court’s denial of her motion to dismiss a plaintiff’s health care liability claims. These claims were filed against three defendants. The plaintiff had…
  • Apr 4

    Psychiatric Patient’s Family Brings Texas Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Psychiatric Patient’s Family Brings Texas Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    In a recent Texas appellate case, the appellate court considered a survival and wrongful death lawsuit involving governmental immunity. The decedent had escaped from his bed at a hospital while receiving psychiatric treatment. He was not…
  • Apr 4

    Motorcyclist Killed by Texas Highway Sign

    Motorcyclist Killed by Texas Highway Sign
    In a recent Texas appellate case, a motorcyclist was traveling up United States Highway 54. As he exited 54, he hit a Texas Department of Transportation sign that had fallen into the roadway and was killed. The sign sat off the roadway and…
Rank this Week: 832

Dallas Bankruptcy News

Dallas Bankruptcy News

By Richard G Grant PC.

http://chapter11dallas.com/dallas-bankruptcy-news/
Rank this Week: 598

Collin County Criminal Attorney…

Collin County Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Texas criminal law and criminal defense. By Derk A. Wadas.

http://www.thecollincountyattorney.com/
Rank this Week: 736

Military Veterans' Lawyer Blog

Military Veterans' Lawyer Blog

Covers veterans affairs, consumer law, and other legal topics catering to U.S. military veterans. By the Law Offices of Robert B. Goss, P.C.

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

    The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take

    The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take
    Learn the one important step all active-duty military should take to ensure full benefits compensation for themselves and their families. The post The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take appeared first on Military…
  • Jan 12

    The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take

    The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take
    Learn the one important step all active-duty military should take to ensure full benefits compensation for themselves and their families. The post The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take appeared first on Military…
  • Jan 12

    The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take

    The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take
    Learn the one important step all active-duty military should take to ensure full benefits compensation for themselves and their families. The post The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take appeared first on Military…
Rank this Week: 628

Frisco DWI Lawyer & Attorney Blog

Frisco DWI Lawyer & Attorney Blog

Covers Texas DUI/DWI, blood tests, breath tests, and field sobriety tests. By Hunter Biederman.

http://www.friscodwilawyer.com/
  • Mar 3

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State
    I want to give a big thank you to everyone who purchased our book - “A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United States” last night during the launch. The launch turned out to be an incredible success, and…
  • Mar 2

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State
    I want to give a big thank you to everyone who purchased our book – “A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United States” last night during the launch. The launch turned out to be an incredible success, and…
  • Mar 2

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State
    I want to give a big thank you to everyone who purchased our book – “A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United States” last night during the launch. The launch turned out to be an incredible success, and…
Rank this Week: 860

Houston Criminal Law Journal

Houston Criminal Law Journal

Covers Texas criminal law. By Madrid, Martinez & Associates.

http://www.houstoncriminallawjournal.com/
  • Jul 5

    What Do I Say If I Am Asked If I Am Guilty?

    What Do I Say If I Am Asked If I Am Guilty?
     A couple of Harris County, Texas misdemeanor judges have been asking defendants who appear in their courts without a lawyer if they plea guilty or not guilty.  This is improper, but non lawyers are typically intimidated when a…
  • Sep 16

    Teen Drinking Consequences in Texa

    Teen Drinking Consequences in Texa
     While going through a new TABC site, it became clear that the long term repercussions of underage drinking are great for Texas' young people. While we can chalk some of it up to simply being young and running with life on their own…
  • Aug 30

    Man Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault Part of NFL Cut

    Man Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault Part of NFL Cut
Rank this Week: 528

Austin Personal Injury Blog

Austin Personal Injury Blog

Litigation and injury news, cases and commentary. By Perlmutter & Schuelke, LLP.

http://www.civtrial.com/blog/
  • Jun 12

    Do Personal Injury Lawyers Make A Difference?

    Do Personal Injury Lawyers Make A Difference?
    One of my favorite things is disbursements — giving clients their checks from settlements or judgments. Today, I’m making disbursements in a settlement of a car wreck case, and the case is an example of how personal injury lawyers can…
  • Jun 12

    Eagle Ford Shale and Trucking Accident

    Eagle Ford Shale and Trucking Accident
    The past two weekends, I’ve had to make working trips to the Texas coast (and I didn’t even see the beach on either trip).  The one thing that struck me on the drives was the increase in traffic, especially trucking traffic.
  • Jun 11

    Motorcycle Accidents: ROT Rally Motorcycle Fatalitie

    Motorcycle Accidents: ROT Rally Motorcycle Fatalitie
    Austin’s annual Republic of Texas (ROT) Rally has come and gone, and again we’ve had too many motorcycle fatalities.   This year, three motorcyclists were killed during the weekend. In the first incident, a rider crashed into a…
Rank this Week: 723

The Jefferson Court Blog

The Jefferson Court Blog

Covers the Texas Supreme Court. By Wolfgang P. Hirczy de Miño.

http://texas-opinions.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 614

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 2170

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Covers elder law issues.

http://www.kraftelderlaw.com/blog/
  • May 22

    St. Jude Suspends Pacemaker Implants Over Battery and Data Issue

    St. Jude Suspends Pacemaker Implants Over Battery and Data Issue
    Reuters reported St. Jude Medical Inc. “said it has notified doctors to stop implants of” its Nanostim leadless cardiac pacemaker (LCP), “citing reports of problems with electronic data reporting caused by a battery…
  • May 19

    Congressman Asks Prosecutors to Investigate Olympus Over Scope Infection

    Congressman Asks Prosecutors to Investigate Olympus Over Scope Infection
    The Los Angeles Times reports that Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) “is calling for Japanese prosecutors to investigate Olympus Corp. for not warning American hospitals that its medical scope was transferring lethal bacteria to…
  • May 18

    Heart Surgery Device Tied to Deadly Infection

    Heart Surgery Device Tied to Deadly Infection
    Kaiser Health News reports on mycobacterial infections acquired by some heart surgery patients that involved the Sorin 3T heater-cooler device. Kaiser reports that regulators knew of the association for 14 months before issuing guidance…
Rank this Week: 2952

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • May 22

    Top Ten Badge

    Top Ten Badge
    Congratulations to Scott Johns, Contributing Editor, for earning a badge from the State Bar of Texas Texas Bar Today for his Thursday, May 18th post entitled Turning Bad News into Great Opportunities: Helping Repeaters Become "Fresh…
  • May 21

    See you at the AASE Conference in Fort Worth This Week!

    See you at the AASE Conference in Fort Worth This Week!
    The editorial group here at the Law School Academic Support Blog are looking forward to saying howdy to those of you who are able to attend the 5th annual conference this week. If we do not already know you, please...
  • May 20

    AASE Elections - Voting Open until 5 p.m. May 23

    AASE Elections - Voting Open until 5 p.m. May 23
    The ballot is now open for the election of the AASE Board positions for the 2017-2018 year. The open positions are: President-Elect, Vice President Diversity, Secretary, and Treasurer. Please go to the Membership page of the AASE website and…
Rank this Week: 4512

Regulation tomorrow

Regulation tomorrow

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Offers resources on the global financial services regulatory environment. It reports on financial services regulatory developments and provides insights and commentary across Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States.

http://www.regulationtomorrow.com/
  • May 22

    Amendment Decree Financial Markets 2017 published

    Amendment Decree Financial Markets 2017 published
    On 17 May 2017, the Dutch Minister of Finance published the Amendment Decree Financial Markets 2017 (Wijzigingsbesluit financiële markten 2017, the Amendment Decree) in the Bulletin of Acts and Decrees (Staatsblad). The Amendment Decree…
  • May 22

    Infrastructure listings in Hong Kong – easier times to come?

    Infrastructure listings in Hong Kong – easier times to come?
    With the PRC’s Belt and Road Summit 2017 having just taken place, one of the key messages from the summit was that, even with over US$100 billion in funding pledges from the PRC government and other participating countries, greater…
  • May 20

    U.S. economic sanctions update for financial institutions is focus of next Norton Rose Fulbright New York briefing

    U.S. economic sanctions update for financial institutions is focus of next Norton Rose Fulbright New York briefing
    Norton Rose Fulbright New York office’s next financial services briefing is a breakfast seminar set for Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 8:30 AM EDT. Each month, Norton Rose Fulbright’s senior practitioners will provide interested…
Rank this Week: 2175

Accident on 80

Accident on 80

Covers injury and accident law. By Guest and Gray Law Firm.

http://www.accidenton80.com/
  • May 21

    The Insurance Company is Not Your Friend

    The Insurance Company is Not Your Friend
    The insurance company is not your friend. I feel like I say this to every potential client, and I get the same response “they’ve been really friendly so far.” Then we get into the claims process and get down to brass…
  • Apr 28

    Head On Collision Closes Highway 80 Near Terrell

    Head On Collision Closes Highway 80 Near Terrell
    TERRELL, Texas — Eastbound U.S. Highway 80 is closed at Spur 557 due to a major head-on collision. TDPS spokesperson Kyle Bradford said the wreck involves at least three-vehicles. The wreck occurred when two vehicles collided…
  • Apr 20

    Fatal 18-Wheeler Wrecks: The Three Most Important Things Your Attorney Needs to Do Now

    Fatal 18-Wheeler Wrecks: The Three Most Important Things Your Attorney Needs to Do Now
    Time is of the essence if you or a loved one has been involved in an 18-wheeler wreck. The trucking company and the insurance company is going to take steps to eliminate evidence of wrongdoing on their part. You need to hire an attorney and…
Rank this Week: 1937

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

Covers the defense of accessibility claims under the ADA and FHA. By Richard Hunt.

http://accessdefense.com
  • May 20

    Time for a do-over – the 9th Circuit gets indemnity and contribution right.

    Time for a do-over – the 9th Circuit gets indemnity and contribution right.
    The Ninth Circuit’s April 24 decision in City of Los Angeles v. AECOM Services, Inc., 2017 WL 1431084 (9th Cir. Apr. 24, 2017), amended sub nom. City of Los Angeles by and through Dept. of Airports v. AECOM Services,…
  • May 8

    Maybe a CO does mean something – rediscovering a safe harbor under the FHA.

    Maybe a CO does mean something – rediscovering a safe harbor under the FHA.
    In a March 27, 2017 ruling Judge Richard Leon of the D.C. Circuit found a safe harbor in the Fair Housing Act that I haven’t seen referred to in any earlier published opinion. See, U.S. v. Mid-America Apt. Communities, Inc., 2017 WL…
  • May 3

    Hunt appears in white paper on the State of Web Accessibility

    Hunt appears in white paper on the State of Web Accessibility
    Richard, along with Jason Taylor of Usablenet and Albert Rizzi, the founder of My Blind Spot is featured in a white paper titled “The State of Web Accessibility” published by Usablenet. It should be of interest to any…
Rank this Week: 2264

Texas Trial Lawyers Blog

Texas Trial Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury cases. By Baumgartner Law Firm.

http://www.texastriallawyers.com/blog
  • May 20

    Benefits of Hiring an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney

    Benefits of Hiring an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney
      Suffering a personal injury can be a truly life-altering event for you. Indeed, depending on the nature and extent of your injuries, your life may never be the same Read More The post Benefits of Hiring an Experienced Personal Injury…
  • May 17

    Overview of Shoulder Injuries From Car Wreck

    Overview of Shoulder Injuries From Car Wreck
      Shoulder injuries come in many different forms. These range from soft tissue injuries to serious fractures.   Shoulder injuries are the result of an array of different types of Read More The post Overview of Shoulder Injuries From…
  • May 12

    About Safety Inspections For Big Rig

    About Safety Inspections For Big Rig
    Trucking companies are obligated to submit to safety reviews. These reviews occur on two different levels. They include vehicle safety reviews as well as safety reviews of drivers. Approximately 20% Read More The post About Safety Inspections…
Rank this Week: 5206

BVA Law Blog

BVA Law Blog

Covers airline accidents and aviation safety. By Braden, Varner & Angelley, PC.

http://www.bvatriallaw.com/air-law-blog/
  • May 19

    United Airlines Shakes Down Soldier Returning Home

    United Airlines Shakes Down Soldier Returning Home
    And the hits just keep on coming for United Airlines. Or, in truth, self-inflicted wounds. In the latest moronic gaffe, United Airlines reportedly charged a United States National Guard officer $200 because his government issued duffel bag,…
  • May 8

    American Airlines Now Offers Less Legroom In Coach

    American Airlines Now Offers Less Legroom In Coach
    American Airlines is reportedly planning to squeeze more seats onto its new Boeing 737 airplanes. Don’t expect a better fare however. Expect the same service with more knee pain and other discomfort. The reason, obviously, is to…
  • Apr 28

    Uber Envisions Flying Car

    Uber Envisions Flying Car
    Uber recently announced that it has partnered with Bell Helicopter among others to change the way we travel. Many of us use Uber for car service, but now Uber hopes to revolutionize the industry by adding helicopter-like service to its list.…
Rank this Week: 1816

Texas Attorney Blog

Texas Attorney Blog

Covers construction law, development, mechanic's liens, mortgage lending, premises liability, real estate law & news, rural water utilities, and Texas Supreme Court Updates. By Aimee Hess.

http://www.texasattorneyblog.com/
  • May 19

    Texas Regulators Find No Link Between Quakes And Oil and Gas Production

    Texas Regulators Find No Link Between Quakes And Oil and Gas Production
    The Texas Railroad Commission  regulates oil and gas production activities in Texas. The Commission has the authority to issue and suspend permits for production companies. Periodically, an energy company’s drilling and wastewater…
  • May 12

    New Texas Supreme Court Case Holds Lessons for Royalty Owner

    New Texas Supreme Court Case Holds Lessons for Royalty Owner
    A case that has gained attention in the Texas oil and gas industry is the case of Samson Exploration v. T.S. Reed Properties which is currently awaiting a decision by the Texas Supreme Court. The case involves three gas wells and two…
  • Apr 21

    Vesting Conditions in Texas Deeds Must be Met

    Vesting Conditions in Texas Deeds Must be Met
    The Texas Court of Appeals in Houston recently decided a case, UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY v. AMERITON PROPERTIES INCORPORATED, that contains an important caveat for anyone preparing or interpreting a deed. Background Galveston, Harrisburg…
Rank this Week: 1328

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses topics related to DWI, criminal defense, traffic tickets, CDL defense, open records, Texas laws, and the War on Drugs. By Robert Guest.

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 19

    Can an expert testify that a child is telling the truth?

    Can an expert testify that a child is telling the truth?
    Many cases involving child abuse have expert witnesses involved. Child abuse and sexual assault cases have medical experts, therapists, or counselors who are called to testify. However, Texas law limits the ability of experts to tell a judge…
  • May 9

    Does the State have to produce any photos to convict someone of improper photography?

    Does the State have to produce any photos to convict someone of improper photography?
    Texas Penal Code 21.15 Invasive Visual Recording (b)(1) a person commits an offense if, without the other person’s consent and with intent to invade the privacy of the other person, the person: (1) photographs or by videotape or other…
  • May 8

    Texas Penal Code Article 22.07: Terroristic Threats, what are they?

    Texas Penal Code Article 22.07: Terroristic Threats, what are they?
    For some of us, when we hear of a person making terroristic threats we think of a person causing trouble for political or religious reasons. But, according to the Texas Penal Code, just the mere threat of violence to a person or a…
Rank this Week: 940

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • May 19

    How to Avoid Being a Victim of Road Rage

    How to Avoid Being a Victim of Road Rage
    It was another horrifying morning yesterday on our roads and sidewalks in Dallas and in New York City. A. We still don’t know what sparked yesterday’s road rage incident in Richardson. But we know that a 27-year-old man…
  • May 18

    Texas Senate and Governor Abbott: Texting While Driving Ban MUST be passed

    Texas Senate and Governor Abbott: Texting While Driving Ban MUST be passed
    Today’s Star Telegram editorial wisely observed that “Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick should bring the texting-while-driving bill to the floor and let senators vote or explain why not at every victim’s funeral.” Yesterday a Texas…
  • May 17

    Tonight’s Ride of Silence a Powerful Statement for Bicycle Safety

    Tonight’s Ride of Silence a Powerful Statement for Bicycle Safety
    Tonight is the 15th annual Ride of Silence here in Fort Worth and Dallas — and all over the world. Cyclists will ride in silence but the message is loud and clear: bicycle riders have the right to share the road with cars and…
Rank this Week: 4945

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Gilbert G. Garcia Law Firm.

http://www.texaspossessionofmarijuanalawyer.com/
  • May 19

    Anniversary of Leary v. United State

    Anniversary of Leary v. United State
    Today marks the 48th anniversary of the decision in Leary v. United States, and often forgotten Supreme Court case from 1969 that effectively legalized marijuana on the federal level with the declaration that the 1937 Marijuana Tax Act…
  • Jan 31

    The Limits of Marijuana Reform: The Federal Government

    The Limits of Marijuana Reform: The Federal Government
    In April 2016, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) announced it was reconsidering marijuana’s current list as a Schedule 1 Drug in the Controlled Substance Act. This announcement was met with skepticism and cautious optimism. The decision…
  • Jan 31

    The Limits of Marijuana Reform: The Federal Government

    The Limits of Marijuana Reform: The Federal Government
    In April 2016, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) announced it was reconsidering marijuana’s current list as a Schedule 1 Drug in the Controlled Substance Act. This announcement was met with skepticism and cautious optimism. The decision…
Rank this Week: 2266

Children and the Law

Children and the Law

By the Center for Children, Law & Policy at the University of Houston Law Center.

http://childrenandthelawblog.com/
  • May 19

    Weekly Roundup

    Weekly Roundup
    Weekly Roundup “Conference Showed How Field Is Building on Progress in Youth-Serving Field” May 10, 2017 By Shay Bilchik, Michael Umpierre and Rachael Ward At the LEAD Conference, the latest developments in juvenile…
  • May 19

    Helping Our Kids By Saying “No”

    Helping Our Kids By Saying “No”
    What is the American dream? For some, the American dream is the idea of opportunity or freedom, while for others it is the idea of economic success. As adults we decide how we perceive the world and how to gauge our own success; however,…
  • Apr 25

    THANK YOU!

    THANK YOU!
    We just want to take a brief moment to thank all who came out to the 16th Annual Zealous Advocacy Conference! We enjoyed your company and we hope you enjoyed the conference. As attorneys and law students who are extremely passionate about…
Rank this Week: 3865