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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: 34

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    The Politics of Arbitration Law and Centrist Proposals for Reform

    The Politics of Arbitration Law and Centrist Proposals for Reform
    Stephen J. Ware, Professor of Law at the University of Kansas School of Law, has published “The Politics of Arbitration Law and Centrist Proposals for Reform,” Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 53, No. 2, 2016.
  • Jun 24

    Circuits Split Over NLRB Decisions Finding Class-Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements Violate the NLRA

    Circuits Split Over NLRB Decisions Finding Class-Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements Violate the NLRA
    The National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB”) stance with regard to class-action prohibitions included in employment contracts appears increasingly likely to be reviewed by the United States Supreme Court in the near future.
  • Jun 22

    “Like” Us on Facebook!

    “Like” Us on Facebook!
    Would you like to stay informed about what’s going on at Disputing without going directly to our website each day or signing up for yet another email? Now you can!
Rank this Week: 70

Texas Personal Injury Attorney…

Texas Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Texas accidents. By Schechter McElwee Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P.

http://www.smslegal.com/blog
  • Jun 4

    GM Fires 15 In Wake Of Report on Fatally Defective Ignition Switche

    GM Fires 15 In Wake Of Report on Fatally Defective Ignition Switche
    Fifteen employees were fired and five others disciplined after an internal investigation into GM’s handling of defective ignition switches, which have been linked to at least 13 fatalities. The investigation follows a recall in February…
  • Jun 1

    8 People Rescued from Burning Fishing Boat near Freeport

    8 People Rescued from Burning Fishing Boat near Freeport
    Eight people were rescued Saturday from a burning fishing vessel off the coast of Freeport in Southeast Texas, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. A crewmember from a 48-foot fishing boat called the Coast Guard early Saturday evening to report…
  • May 28

    Chemical Accident at Plant Sends Workers to Hospital

    Chemical Accident at Plant Sends Workers to Hospital
    Workers exposed to chlorine gas at a Georgia vegetable plant were taken to a hospital, according to fire department officials. Sixteen workers were decontaminated and released in good condition, while three were admitted to the hospital. An…
Rank this Week: 155

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: 141

Mendel Law Firm Blog

Mendel Law Firm Blog

Covers estate planning.

http://www.mendellawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 208

John R. Vermillion & Associates,…

John R. Vermillion & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning.

http://www.vermillionlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    Does My Spouse Get Everything If I Die Without a Will?

    Does My Spouse Get Everything If I Die Without a Will?
    There are people who fail to act from an estate planning perspective because they harbor certain misconceptions. If you are under the impression that the government will take care of everything in the ideal manner if you pass away without a…
  • Feb 15

    Will My Executor Be Required to File an Estate Tax Return?

    Will My Executor Be Required to File an Estate Tax Return?
    If you utilize a last will as your asset transfer vehicle, the person who would handle the estate administration tasks after you are gone is called the executor or personal representative. When you create the will, you can nominate the person…
  • Feb 12

    Incapacity Planning FAQ: What Is the Correct Power of Attorney?

    Incapacity Planning FAQ: What Is the Correct Power of Attorney?
    A comprehensive, properly constructed estate plan will account for end-of-life issues. While incapacity planning can seem like something that happens to a limited number of people, when you examine the facts, see that a very significant…
Rank this Week: 200

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/
Rank this Week: 225

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/
Rank this Week: 265

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jun 28

    Can Baby Powder cause ovarian cancer?

    Can Baby Powder cause ovarian cancer?
    While some in the medical community continue to debate whether or not Talcum Powder, also known as Baby Powder, may cause ovarian cancer, two recent lawsuits suggest it does cause ovarian cancer. The link between ovarian cancer and talcum…
  • Jun 23

    Jury awards $8.75 million in asbestos lawsuit

    Jury awards $8.75 million in asbestos lawsuit
    A 65-year-old Beaverton man who is dying of asbestos-related cancer – four decades after he was exposed to the material – was awarded $8.75 million by an Oregon jury. The three and half week long trial showed that Kaiser Gypsum,…
  • Jun 21

    Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis Triggers Talc Powder Lawsuit

    Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis Triggers Talc Powder Lawsuit
    The family of a woman who died from ovarian cancer alleges that side effects of daily Baby Powder use for feminine hygiene purposes caused the development of cancer. The family of Maureen Broderick Milliken allege that Milliken’s…
Rank this Week: 325

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/
  • Jun 28

    Texas trial advocates recognize individuals at annual event

    Texas trial advocates recognize individuals at annual event
    The Texas Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates recognized several individuals at its annual dinner and CLE this month for their efforts in preserving and protecting the right to a civil jury trial. TEX-ABOTA is compromised of…
  • Jun 27

    To serve or not to serve?

    To serve or not to serve?
    Medical malpractice claims and the ever-evolving Chapter 74 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code are not for the faint of heart. In Passmore v. Baylor Health Care Systems, a recent 5th Circuit opinion, the court stepped into an area…
  • Jun 27

    DVAP plans 10 free legal clinics in July

    DVAP plans 10 free legal clinics in July
    The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP) will hold 10 free legal clinics in July, providing consultation in civil matters to Dallas County residents who meet certain financial guidelines.Applicants are asked to bring proof of…
Rank this Week: 264

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Provides news and updates on Texas family law issues. By O'Neil Attorneys.

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • Jun 28

    Do the 12 divorce myths apply in Texas? (part 2)

    Do the 12 divorce myths apply in Texas? (part 2)
    This post is a continuation of the discussion about the 12 Top Divorce Myths. Here’s the link to part one: Do the 12 divorce myths apply in Texas? Myth 7: You can avoid paying child support. Child support is a mandatory order in…
  • Jun 21

    Do the 12 divorce myths apply in Texas? (part 1)

    Do the 12 divorce myths apply in Texas? (part 1)
    Do the 12 divorce myths apply in Texas? The Huffington Post ran an article recently about the 12 Top Divorce Myths. The article was written by Daniel Clement, renowned divorce lawyer in New York, and they all hold true in Texas divorces as…
  • Jun 15

    Can I pay my child support in pizza? Creative payment methods of child support not in cash money.

    Can I pay my child support in pizza? Creative payment methods of child support not in cash money.
    Child support is ordered to be paid by Texas judges in terms of monetary support. In my 25 years of practicing family law, I have never seen a judge approve a court order for payment of child support in some manner other than cash money. But,…
Rank this Week: 274

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/
  • Jun 27

    Tarrant County Firefighter Killed by Hit and Run Driver

    Tarrant County Firefighter Killed by Hit and Run Driver
    Brandie Gage posted this Facebook photo after her husband Trevor Gage was killed in a hit-and-run crash.Road Rage Road Rage Claims One Of Our Finest Yesterday a White Settlement firefighter tragically died after his motorcycle was…
  • Jun 24

    New Decision From Supreme Court Upholds Breath Tests During DWI Stop

    New Decision From Supreme Court Upholds Breath Tests During DWI Stop
    Dallas firefighters at scene of deadly car crash. (@FOX4Terry, Terry Van Sickle) Another reminder why this is such an important issue Early Thursday the driver of a Mercedes died after running into a tree at the intersection of Royal Lane and…
  • Jun 22

    Back-up Collisions Continue Despite Latest Technology

    Back-up Collisions Continue Despite Latest Technology
    What can be done to stop this? Almost every new car now comes equipped with sensors, cameras, video screens and/or audio warning systems that make backing up easier — and hopefully safer. But many drivers rely on the technology…
Rank this Week: 296

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
  • Jun 26

    Another Demonstration of Police Misconduct Run Amuk

    Another Demonstration of Police Misconduct Run Amuk
    The National Institute of Justice has found that a police officer’s “demeanor and actions are crucial to perceptions of police legitimacy. If officers communicate well, listen and treat citizens with respect, citizens will respond…
  • Jun 25

    DWI Defendant Stripped of New Trial Because Defense Failed to Obtain Ruling, Preserve Error

    DWI Defendant Stripped of New Trial Because Defense Failed to Obtain Ruling, Preserve Error
    A criminal trial can sometimes be a confusing process in which important issues can be left unattended when procedural arguments become convoluted. This was recently illustrated in a DWI case, Smith v. State, decided by the Texas Court…
  • Jun 24

    Williamson County Just Can’t Get Enough Prosecutorial Misconduct

    Williamson County Just Can’t Get Enough Prosecutorial Misconduct
    Some diseases are incurable. People recognize that harsh reality.   The Williamson County District Attorney’s Office is apparently suffering from a potentially incurable affliction: prosecutorial misconduct. Its symptoms are…
Rank this Week: 324

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: 349

Texas Wills and Trusts Law Online

Texas Wills and Trusts Law Online

Covers issues relating to wills, trusts, estate planning, and probate in Texas. By Rania Combs.

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

    Before You Pack

    Before You Pack
    My family is going on vacation the end of June. It’s a trip we’ve been planning for more than six months, and we’re looking forward to all the adventures that lie ahead. But something has been weighing on me. It’s been…
  • Jun 6

    Estate Planning for Your Graduate

    Estate Planning for Your Graduate
    If you are the parent of a high school senior who has recently graduated, you’re probably feeling a whirlwind of emotion right now. Just thinking about the fact that I will be in your place in a couple of years makes my heart beat a bit…
  • May 27

    Is A Will Valid if the Testator signed the Will Several Days Before the Witnesses?

    Is A Will Valid if the Testator signed the Will Several Days Before the Witnesses?
    Section 251.051 of the Texas Estates Code provides that a last will and testament must be in writing; signed by the testator in person (or another person on behalf of the testator in his presence and under his direction); and attested by two…
Rank this Week: 356

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: 321

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Jimmy John’s Discards Non-Compete Agreement

    Jimmy John’s Discards Non-Compete Agreement
    The sandwich chain, Jimmy John’s, has agreed to stop including non-compete agreements in its hiring documents. I wrote about the chain’s requirement for non-compete agreements here. As I mentioned then, they were requiring…
  • Jun 28

    Trump Says Pregnant Workers are “Inconvenient”

    Trump Says Pregnant Workers are “Inconvenient”
    Well, it almost seems like “piling on,” but Donald Trump has made yet another troubling comment about a protected minority. In 2004, he was asked about one of his high level staffers, a woman who became pregnant. The real estate…
  • Jun 23

    Fourth Court Recognizes Same Sex Harassment

    Fourth Court Recognizes Same Sex Harassment
    The Fourth Court of Appeals recently addressed a growing issue, at what point does same sex harassment constitute sexual harassment based on gender? Since the decision in Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc., 523 U.S. 75 (1998), we…
Rank this Week: 452

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Jun 28

    How Will Bankruptcy Affect Your Personal Finances?

    How Will Bankruptcy Affect Your Personal Finances?
    For most citizens the thought of going bankrupt is a scary and unknown area that conjures up thoughts of having all your possessions seized by the courts and liquidated to appease the creditors waiting in the wings with gleefully maniacal…
  • Jun 23

    What Business Debts Can I Dissolve With Bankruptcy?

    What Business Debts Can I Dissolve With Bankruptcy?
    After much debate and soul searching, you have decided that the only way to move forward in your failing business is to seek protection through bankruptcy. What debts have you incurred while trying to keep the business afloat are actually…
  • Jun 21

    Filing For Bankruptcy as a Couple

    Filing For Bankruptcy as a Couple
    If you and your partner are both considering seeking bankruptcy protection due to unmanageable debt loads there are some things you need to consider before filing. The main question is whether you should file as a couple in a joint petition…
Rank this Week: 513

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/
  • Jun 26

    B of A Questions New Lawyer Salary Increase

    B of A Questions New Lawyer Salary Increase
    Last week, we made an obscure reference to the fact that some of the nation's largest law firms have opted to raise the starting base salaries of their new associates from $160,000 per year to $180,000 per year. While many...
  • Jun 19

    Countrywide: Closed For Good

    Countrywide: Closed For Good
    Maybe it's the fact that in another six months or so, the regime change here in the Land of the Free will lead many of the the current crop of enforcers in D.C. out the revolving door and into the...
  • Jun 5

    Defrauding Yourself: A New Frontier Of Legal Theory Temporarily Closed

    Defrauding Yourself: A New Frontier Of Legal Theory Temporarily Closed
    As we discussed a few years ago, the current administration's Department of Justice has been a huge fan of FIRREA, using its civil money penalties potential to squeeze blood out of bank turnips on the theory that a bank committed...
Rank this Week: 433

Texas Construction Law Blog

Texas Construction Law Blog

By Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

http://www.texasconstructionlawblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    How to Circumvent “No Damages for Delay” Clause

    How to Circumvent “No Damages for Delay” Clause
    Most commercial construction contracts contain a “No Damage For Delay” Clause and most contractors mistakenly believe they are Kings X for any potential claims related to delay caused by an owner or original contractor. While…
  • Jul 27

    Implied Warranties: Part One (Goods)

    Implied Warranties: Part One (Goods)
    Texas law imposes certain implied warranties on the sale of goods, regardless of whether the warranties are mentioned in the contract.  In particular, Texas law creates the warranty of “merchantability” and the warranty that…
  • Dec 19

    Filing a Lien When the Work is Done for a Tenant Rather Than an Owner

    Filing a Lien When the Work is Done for a Tenant Rather Than an Owner
    Commercial landlords often allow commercial tenants to construct a buildout tailored to their business (e.g., retail stores, restaurants, redesigning office space, etc.)  Such tenants hire general contractors who in turn hire…
Rank this Week: 591

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.angelreyesblog.com/
  • May 16

    Yet Another Deadly Charter Bus Wreck

    Yet Another Deadly Charter Bus Wreck
    Over the past weekend, yet another fatal charter bus crash occurred on our Texas roads. According to the Dallas Morning News, an OGA Charters bus was involved in a rollover crash which killed 9 people and injured at least 44 others on U.S. 83…
  • Mar 11

    New Study – Phones May Be The Single Most Important Factor In Causing Car Crashe

    New Study – Phones May Be The Single Most Important Factor In Causing Car Crashe
    A $70 million study funded by the US Transportation Research Board and conducted by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute concludes that cell phone usage could be the single greatest cause of car accidents today. The study monitored over…
  • Mar 9

    Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. Vehicles Have Open Safety Recall

    Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. Vehicles Have Open Safety Recall
    When a safety defect in an automobile is serious enough to warrant a recall, the problem affects not only the vehicle owner and passengers but also people in other vehicles whose lives you may be putting in danger. A defective power steering…
Rank this Week: 506

Blake Firm Business Law Blog

Blake Firm Business Law Blog

Covers business law, contracts, business litigation and intellectual property issues.

http://theblakefirm.com/blog/
  • Mar 5

    Website Terms of Use & Click-Wrap Agreements for Effective Business Strategy

    Website Terms of Use & Click-Wrap Agreements for Effective Business Strategy
    Almost every web page has a “click-wrap agreement” style of disclaimer, terms of use (TOU), or terms and conditions of service. This is true even for sites that are not business or e-commerce websites. Software, application, and…
  • Feb 25

    Legal Principles for Tech Startup & IP Development

    Legal Principles for Tech Startup & IP Development
    Intellectual property development for technology startup companies comes hand-in-hand with the opportunity to fall into a number of legal and strategic pitfalls. Some are obvious, while others can present counter-intuitive opportunities for…
  • Feb 13

    Commercial Real Estate Insurance & Replacement Insurance Loopholes: Reconstruction Cost

    Commercial Real Estate Insurance & Replacement Insurance Loopholes: Reconstruction Cost
    Real estate insurance policies often include replacement insurance terms for the reconstruction costs of repairing or rebuilding real estate property after a catastrophic event such as a fire or flood. But many commercial real estate…
Rank this Week: 424

Texas Law Blog

Texas Law Blog

Covers Texas law and legal issues. By Bradley Clark and John Jacks.

http://texaslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 29

    Innovative law schools would offer these course

    Innovative law schools would offer these course
    In addition to contracts, property, constitutional law, torts, and all of the other traditional law school courses the following courses should be taught, IMHO, at American law schools: 
  • Feb 28

    Wildfire Symposium at Texas Wesleyan School of Law

    Wildfire Symposium at Texas Wesleyan School of Law
    Texas suffered devastating wildfires this past summer and the State Bar of Texas did a great job extending help to those in need of legal advice. Texas Wesleyan School of Law will hold a symposium on wildfire law on Friday, March 23, 2012.
  • Feb 21

    Have lawyers priced themselves out of a very large and very important market?

    Have lawyers priced themselves out of a very large and very important market?
    Billing rates at American law firms have been under attack for the last several years. The steady rise in hourly rates at firms of all sizes has left a large market in need of affordable legal services. Millions of individuals and businesses…
Rank this Week: 464

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Covers elder law issues.

http://www.kraftelderlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 29

    Joint Ventures – How Can They Affect Your Business?

    Joint Ventures – How Can They Affect Your Business?
    Many business owners think of operating their business as a very insular activity. Often, however, business owners can find many benefits when they open up their minds and start strategically partnering with other business owners in order to…
  • Jun 28

    FDA Launches Campaign Against Teenage Smokeless Tobacco Use

    FDA Launches Campaign Against Teenage Smokeless Tobacco Use
    NBC Nightly News reported that the Food and Drug Administration “is launching a targeted campaign aimed at teenagers” against smokeless tobacco. The AP reports that the FDA “will team up with minor league…
  • Jun 27

    Anticholinergic Medications May Be Associated With Cognitive Impairment, Increased Risk of Dementia

    Anticholinergic Medications May Be Associated With Cognitive Impairment, Increased Risk of Dementia
    ABC World News Tonight reported that “certain medications may increase the risk of dementia,” a new study warns. Medicines, “including tablets for cold and flu, allergies and heartburn,” appear to be linked…
Rank this Week: 630

Texas Personal Injury Law Blog

Texas Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers Texas personal injury law, local Houston and regional personal injury news and a side of legal humor. By Simmons and Fletcher, P.C.

http://www.simmonsandfletcher.com/blog/
  • Jun 28

    San Antonio Man’s Death Signifies Need for Work Safety Improvement

    San Antonio Man’s Death Signifies Need for Work Safety Improvement
    On June 15, 2016, a San Antonio man fell 300 feet to his death while working on an eastbound 151 connector. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is currently conducting research to determine whether the man would have survived if…
  • Jun 18

    Hot Car Deaths in Texas Summer Heat Have Already Started

    Hot Car Deaths in Texas Summer Heat Have Already Started
    As summer reaches its height, a large number of small children perish inside hot cars. Most recently, in Houston, a 3-year old walked out of his family’s home, climbed into the family’s car to retrieve a toy, and because the child…
  • Jun 15

    Takata Airbag Recall – Largest in United States History

    Takata Airbag Recall – Largest in United States History
    On May 8, 2016, the United States Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration initiated an extensive recall of Takata air bag inflators after the agency determined that the inflators’ tendency to…
Rank this Week: 1074

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy, debt and foreclosures. By Lee Law Firm, PLLC.

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jun 28

    Disabled Borrowers and Student Loan

    Disabled Borrowers and Student Loan
    For many U.S students who have been found to suffer from “total and permanent” disabilities, there was some good news recently released by the Department of Education. The Department has sent letters to those who fit the criteria…
  • Jun 23

    Can Filing For Bankruptcy Hurt My Career?

    Can Filing For Bankruptcy Hurt My Career?
    In the past the question of whether or not filing for bankruptcy could impact your career would be a non-starter. Very few job postings would entail the process of a credit check. Unless you were attempting to secure a position in a bank,…
  • Jun 21

    Are Teachers Entitled To Student Loan Forgiveness?

    Are Teachers Entitled To Student Loan Forgiveness?
    Do teachers get the opportunity for student loan forgiveness that others in various industries are unable to access? If you looked particularly at the Texas Education Agency you would believe that to be true. It only applies under certain…
Rank this Week: 1191

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: 620

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/
  • Jun 28

    One Dead Two Injured in St. Lucie County Boating Accident

    One Dead Two Injured in St. Lucie County Boating Accident
    One man has died from injuries after a boating accident in St. Lucie County, Florida. According to a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) report, 20-year-old Dominic Dragan was operating a 20 foot center console Pathfinder…
  • Jun 28

    A Legal Approach to Florida Boat Run-Over Injurie

    A Legal Approach to Florida Boat Run-Over Injurie
    Injuries caused by boat run overs occur with some regularity in Florida. Just in the past week, Logan Farquhar of St. Augustine lost his leg when he and four others in a fishing boat were run over in the Tolomato River by a ski boat. …
  • Jun 27

    St. Augustine, Florida Man Loses Leg in Boating Accident

    St. Augustine, Florida Man Loses Leg in Boating Accident
    St. Augustine, Florida Man, Logan Farquhar, was fishing with his fiancée Billie Inman and two others when a large ski boat ran them over near the Vilano Bridge on the Tolomato River on the night of June 25th. Inman told News4Jax…
Rank this Week: 637

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/
  • Jun 28

    Why Are Law Students Not Always Prepared for the Rigor of Law School?

    Why Are Law Students Not Always Prepared for the Rigor of Law School?
    Academic support professionals at law schools have noticed that new law students are often coming in to the study of law without the same basic study habits and critical reading and thinking skills that we would have seen previously.…
  • Jun 27

    Associate Director Position at BU

    Associate Director Position at BU
    Excerpt from listserv email regarding new position: I invite you to consider joining our wonderful group at BU Law in the new role of Associate Director for Academic Enrichment. The new position will report to the Associate Dean for…
  • Jun 26

    University of Louisville Postion

    University of Louisville Postion
    Program Manager, School of Law (Job Id: UL619) Institution: University of Louisville Location: Louisville, KY Category: Faculty - Law and Legal Studies Posted: 06/23/2016 Type: Full Time Job ID: UL619 Location: School of Law Equal Employment…
Rank this Week: 724

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/
  • Jun 28

    Insurance Agent Cheating People

    Insurance Agent Cheating People
    The Insurance Journal published an article in May 2016, that insurance lawyers and consumers will find interesting. The article is titled, Fraud Lead to 20 Year Prison Sentence for Houston Insurance Agent. Harris County District Attorney…
  • Jun 26

    Prompt Pay Act - Insurance Company Dutie

    Prompt Pay Act - Insurance Company Dutie
    Texas insurance lawyers need to be able to tell their clients the responsibility the insurance company has under the Texas Prompt Pay Act. To start with, no deadlines are triggered until the insurance company receives all items, statements,…
  • Jun 25

    Prompt Payment Act - Duties Of Insurance Company

    Prompt Payment Act - Duties Of Insurance Company
    Texas lawyers handling insurance claims need to know the following. Once an insurance company receives notice of a claim, four duties are triggered: (1) Acknowledge the claim. Texas Insurance Code, Section 542.055(a)(1) says the insurer must…
Rank this Week: 688

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Reports on developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    U.S. Trademark Office proposes fee increase

    U.S. Trademark Office proposes fee increase
    Brand owners should be aware that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has proposed an increase of its trademark registration and filing fees. The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register, with the period for public comment…
  • Jun 24

    Brexit: Initial considerations trademark and design owner

    Brexit: Initial considerations trademark and design owner
    Yesterday, Britain voted to leave the European Union. The exit will not happen immediately. It is likely to take at least two years after the process is actually triggered for the transition to be completed. For the time being it is…
  • May 17

    Blatant Infringement? Chinese brand “Uncle Martian” mirrors “Under Armour” logo

    Blatant Infringement? Chinese brand “Uncle Martian” mirrors “Under Armour” logo
    Chinese sports manufacturer Fujian Tingfeilong Sports Goods Co. Ltd., recently launched a sports clothing and footwear brand under the name “Uncle Martian.” But for their unoriginal logo, the launch of the brand would not have…
Rank this Week: 842

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/
  • Jun 24

    Riding dirty? Refuse searches, try to relax, and some other pointers.

    Riding dirty? Refuse searches, try to relax, and some other pointers.
    By now you know that you should never consent to a search of your car. But what if you actually have a joint in the console (terrible hiding place by the way), or you are a mule and worried the popo will find the package? Same advice, just…
  • Jun 24

    How to get your DWI video in Texas, even if your case hasn’t been filed.

    How to get your DWI video in Texas, even if your case hasn’t been filed.
    One of the problems with DWI cases is that it can take months, years sometimes, before a DWI video appears from the DA’s office. For example, we have a case set for trial in Dallas and the video didn’t show up for nearly two…
  • Jun 6

    Dallas’ Black Population Faces Much Higher Odds of Arrest for Marijuana than White

    Dallas’ Black Population Faces Much Higher Odds of Arrest for Marijuana than White
    Source: Dallas’ Black Population Faces Much Higher Odds of Arrest for Marijuana than Whites You can tell who the politically powerless are by who gets arrested for petty bullshit, like simple pot possession. Actually, I shouldn’t…
Rank this Week: 990

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jun 23

    Conduit Mortgage Payments in Chapter 13 Case

    Conduit Mortgage Payments in Chapter 13 Case
    If you are behind on your mortgage and file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, your plan will have to include your mortgage payments (“conduit mortgage payments”). Prior to the enactment of an order that requires mortgage payments to…
  • Jun 20

    Do I Have to File Bankruptcy with an Attorney?

    Do I Have to File Bankruptcy with an Attorney?
    The bankruptcy code allows debtors the option of representing themselves, also known as a "pro se" debtor. Yet, just because you can file on your own doesn't mean it is always the best idea. In many cases, you should complete the…
  • Jun 13

    7 Bankruptcy Mistakes to Avoid

    7 Bankruptcy Mistakes to Avoid
    Being honest and having the right information when you file bankruptcy can help you avoid mistakes that can complicate your case. Bankruptcy is a privilege that deserves your cooperative attention while working with the court to ensure…
Rank this Week: 1225

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
Rank this Week: 1132

Texas Trial Lawyers Blog

Texas Trial Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury cases. By Baumgartner Law Firm.

http://www.texastriallawyers.com/blog
  • Jun 22

    The 5 Best Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

    The 5 Best Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney
      1- Knowing the value of your case.   Attorneys who handle only personal injury and have been doing so for years get a very good feel for the true Read More The post The 5 Best Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney appeared…
  • Jun 22

    The 3 Most Important Car Safety Rule

    The 3 Most Important Car Safety Rule
      Wear Your Seatbelt   Buckle UP -buckling up should be your first action when first entering your automobile. Studies have shown that a seatbelt can help prevent serious injury Read More The post The 3 Most Important Car Safety…
  • Jun 18

    What you need to know about children injured in fitness centers!

    What you need to know about children injured in fitness centers!
      In the 1970s and into the 80s, roller rinks where the fad. Today, society is ever health-conscious and fitness centers are extremely popular. Many of these centers offer childcare Read More The post What you need to know about children…
Rank this Week: 1192

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Jun 21

    WD Wash transfers patent case to ED Texa

    WD Wash transfers patent case to ED Texa
    No, I'm not dyslexic. One June 13 the WD Washington transferred a pending patent case to the Eastern District of Texas in Cray v. Raytheon, finding that the interests of justice required transfer due to previously filed and overlapping…
  • Jun 10

    Tex-ABOTA Annual Meeting

    Tex-ABOTA Annual Meeting
    One of my favorite legal groups is the American Board of Trial Advocates, where I am fortunate to be a member of the East Texas chapter, which for 25 years has been home to some of the best trial lawyers...
  • Jun 10

    Tex-ABOTA Annual Meeting

    Tex-ABOTA Annual Meeting
    One of my favorite legal groups is the American Board of Trial Advocates, where I am fortunate to be a member of the East Texas chapter, which for 25 years has been home to some of the best trial lawyers...
Rank this Week: 943

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/
  • Jun 18

    Weekly Roundup

    Weekly Roundup
    Missouri governor signs law meant to fight child abuse and neglect, Missourinet  The Governor has signed legislation that an advocate says will help fight the abuse and neglect of young children in Missouri. House Bill 1877 requires that…
  • Jun 16

    DACA Empower

    DACA Empower
    In 2012, President Obama passed an executive action, which deferred the deportation of young immigrants and allows them to get access to work permits. This is known as DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Work permits and other…
  • Jun 13

    Weekly Roundup

    Weekly Roundup
    CLASP Releases New Report Highlighting Opportunities to Better Serve Low-Income Mothers with Depression June 8, 2016 Improving the identification and treatment of maternal depression among low-income women, particularly mothers of…
Rank this Week: 1083

The Supreme Court of Texas blog

The Supreme Court of Texas blog

Covers pending cases and new decisions that will shape Texas law. By Don Cruse.

http://www.scotxblog.com
Rank this Week: 1026

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
Rank this Week: 1234

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

By Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

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

    Can I Use My Credit Card in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Use My Credit Card in Bankruptcy?
    The short answer is no.  This is because while you are in bankruptcy you should not be incurring new debt without court permission.  Most of the time a credit card will not issue a card to someone who is in an active bankruptcy…
  • Mar 25

    Chapter 12 Bankruptcy

    Chapter 12 Bankruptcy
    While many people are familiar with chapters, 7, 11, and 13 another chapter that is available is chapter 12.  A chapter 12 is agricultural and is for “family farmers" or "family fishermen." with "regular annual income."   The…
  • Mar 23

    Bankruptcy Filing Fee

    Bankruptcy Filing Fee
    When a debtor files for bankruptcy the court charges a filing fee to file the case.  For a chapter 7 case the courts charge a $245 case filing fee, a $75 miscellaneous administrative fee, and a $15 trustee surcharge.  These fees are…
Rank this Week: 1004

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/
  • Mar 1

    Firm Sponsors Local Baseball Team

    Firm Sponsors Local Baseball Team
    Fears | Nachawati is a proud sponsor of Cedar Ridge Baseball! We wish them the best of luck with the remainder of their season. We're always happy to help and support the community!
  • Feb 25

    Mobile Home, Car Accident, Death

    Mobile Home, Car Accident, Death
     BASTROP COUNTY, TEXAS – Deborah Sue Jackson and her son, Blake Anthony Jackson, were killed when their vehicle struck a mobile home being transported by a truck. Two other children, Deborah’s 13 year old son and 6 year old…
  • Feb 24

    Wrongful Death, Nanny, Baby

    Wrongful Death, Nanny, Baby
    On January 14, 2013, Irish nanny Aisling Brady McCarthy was babysitting a 1 year old girl, Rehma Sabir, she had watched for six months in Cambridge, a suburb of Boston. Something occurred and the baby suffered a catastrophic brain swelling…
Rank this Week: 744

Mass Torts: State of the Art

Mass Torts: State of the Art

Covers the science, politics and economics of mass torts. By Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP.

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

    This Is Why Your Texas Premises Liability Case Is Worthle

    This Is Why Your Texas Premises Liability Case Is Worthle
    One of our favorite topics is hindsight bias. It’s the human tendency to believe that a particular outcome was foreseeable (or even inevitable) – but only when the game is already over and…
  • Nov 17

    What Is “Natural”? The FDA Thinks It Might Know.

    What Is “Natural”? The FDA Thinks It Might Know.
    By claiming on the label that their product is “natural”, manufacturers have helped themselves to 40 billion of consumer dollars each year, this claim being second most lucrative only to labeling products based on their fat…
  • Nov 9

    Robreno Tries to Tackle Sorites Paradox; Ford Fumbles Risk Factor

    Robreno Tries to Tackle Sorites Paradox; Ford Fumbles Risk Factor
    Judge Robreno has done a heroic job of resolving the “elephantine mass” of asbestos litigation stuck in the federal system (MDL 875) but his attempt to resolve an ancient Greek paradox came up short.…
Rank this Week: 1006

Lenders 360.

Lenders 360.

Covers business and legal issues affecting the financial services industry. By Winstead PC.

http://www.lenders360blog.com
  • Jan 26

    eSign & Commercial Finance: A License to Trash the Original Note?

    eSign & Commercial Finance: A License to Trash the Original Note?
    Are “electronic document” provisions appearing in your commercial loan documents?  This is the second in a series examining two provisions recently reviewed by me in commercial real estate transactions.   Unfortunately,…
  • Jan 26

    eSign & Commercial Finance: A License to Trash the Original Note?

    eSign & Commercial Finance: A License to Trash the Original Note?
    Are “electronic document” provisions appearing in your commercial loan documents?  This is the second in a series examining two provisions recently reviewed by me in commercial real estate transactions.   Unfortunately,…
  • Jan 5

    eSign & Commercial Finance: On the Bank Report Card in 2016

    eSign & Commercial Finance: On the Bank Report Card in 2016
    Last year, a new topic started to appear in commercial mortgage loan documents: provisions covering the use of electronic documents (aka “electronic records” or “eDocs”).  Unfortunately, two provisions examined by…
Rank this Week: 1035

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: 772

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Press…

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Press Center

Covers border issues, disaster relief, immigration and housing.

http://trla.wordpress.com
  • Jan 5

    Victoria Advocate – How the Housing Authority works and doesn’t

    Victoria Advocate – How the Housing Authority works and doesn’t
    Dorothy Graves was homeless last year. She lived out of her 2001 GM Cavalier for four months, showering at friends’ houses, before she heard the Victoria Housing Authority could put a roof over her head. “I was ecstatic,”…
  • Jan 5

    Victoria Advocate – How the Housing Authority works and doesn’t

    Victoria Advocate – How the Housing Authority works and doesn’t
    Dorothy Graves was homeless last year. She lived out of her 2001 GM Cavalier for four months, showering at friends’ houses, before she heard the Victoria Housing Authority could put a roof over her head. “I was ecstatic,”…
  • Nov 20

    Fox San Antonio – Operation Selena collecting stuffed animals for kid

    Fox San Antonio – Operation Selena collecting stuffed animals for kid
    What started as a way to spread cheer to sick children has now spread to thousands of kids in need. “I know that God’s hand is in this because of the growth of Operation Selena,” said Gloria Pargas.  Operation Selena…
Rank this Week: 699