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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: 31

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 114

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • Sep 28

    Arrested in Texas: Resisting Arrest, Evading Arrest, Detained Without Arrest

    Arrested in Texas: Resisting Arrest, Evading Arrest, Detained Without Arrest
    Once again, let’s all remind ourselves that the real world and what we watch on television are two very different things. Prosecutors don’t work crime scenes alongside the police officers, for instance. The attorneys are in court…
  • Sep 27

    Brendan Dassey Motion for Release from Jail During Appeal of Wrongful Conviction Ruling

    Brendan Dassey Motion for Release from Jail During Appeal of Wrongful Conviction Ruling
    The Motion to Release Brendan Dassey on his own recognizance (no bail bond) has been filed with the federal court that ruled he was the victim of a wrongful conviction.  Both the motion and its memorandum in support (which has all the…
  • Sep 21

    Bail in Texas: What’s All This About Bail Reform? Can You Get Out of Jail?

    Bail in Texas: What’s All This About Bail Reform? Can You Get Out of Jail?
    Bail is not guaranteed to you in the constitution. It’s a process that has been created by legislatures and courts to help people get out of jail after they’ve been arrested. Defendants in Texas do not have a legal right to being…
Rank this Week: 192

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: 182

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/
  • Dec 31

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M
    The U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico will pay about $330 million of what it owes on general obligation bonds, while defaulting on bonds of approximately $37 million that are mostly owed to the Puerto Rico Infrastructure Financing Authority…
  • Dec 26

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam
    The Securities and Exchange Commission is charging Edward Durante with bilking investors once again. Durante, who already served a 10-year sentence for a previous securities fraud conviction, is accused of using different aliases to defraud…
  • Sep 26

    Ex-Investment Adviser and Talk Show Host Once Again Takes Industry Ban Against Him to the Appeals Court

    Ex-Investment Adviser and Talk Show Host Once Again Takes Industry Ban Against Him to the Appeals Court
    Three years after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission barred Ray Lucia Sr. from the securities industry, the ex-investment adviser and radio talk show host is still seeking to overturn that decision. Last week, he filed a petition…
Rank this Week: 223

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/
  • Sep 29

    On white people's role in addressing race and police violence

    On white people's role in addressing race and police violence
    A Dallas Morning News staff editorial last week touted blogger Awesomely Luvvie's platitudinous clickbait suggestions for what white people should do to address racism and police brutality in America. Part of her post I very much agreed…
  • Sep 28

    Abandon fatalism, embrace accountability on police shooting

    Abandon fatalism, embrace accountability on police shooting
    The Dallas Morning News editorial board has struggled of late to discern a viable path forward in the aftermath of the shooting deaths of five DPD officers in July and the continued, periodic videos emerging of wrongful or questionable police…
  • Sep 26

    Okie voters will set tone for red-state drug-war legislation

    Okie voters will set tone for red-state drug-war legislation
    For mostly historical, family reasons (both sides of my family are from the Texas Panhandle, with ties to Oklahoma), Grits has always enjoyed ribbing our friends from Oklahoma, contending for example that the best thing ever to come out of…
Rank this Week: 234

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/
  • Sep 27

    Injured Carinval Cruise Passenger Medevaced off Louisiana Coast

    Injured Carinval Cruise Passenger Medevaced off Louisiana Coast
    The Coast Guard is reporting that it medevaced a 60-year-old woman passenger from the Carnival Triumph cruise ship. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at 8:43 pm on Monday, September 26th, from the Carnival Triumph requesting a…
  • Sep 26

    Biscayne Bay Boating Accident Sends One Person to the Hospital

    Biscayne Bay Boating Accident Sends One Person to the Hospital
    A boating accident in south Biscayne Bay sends one boater to the hospital. It is being reported that at 2:20 p.m. on Sunday, September 26th, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews were called to a boating accident scene where one person was…
  • Sep 26

    Crew Member Air Lifted from Ruby Princess Cruise Ship

    Crew Member Air Lifted from Ruby Princess Cruise Ship
    A 47-year-old crew member of the Ruby Princess cruise ship was airlifted during the early hours of Saturday morning by the U.S. Coast Guard after reports that he was having symptoms of a heart attack. The cruise ship was located…
Rank this Week: 227

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/
  • Sep 25

    Equal Opportunity Bad Behavior

    Equal Opportunity Bad Behavior
    While Wells Fargo's misdeeds have caught the main stream media's rapt attention, and given opponents of the banking industry like Liz Warren plenty of ammunition to demagogue until the cows come home (watching her call John Stumpf…
  • Sep 18

    The "Lessons" of Wells Fargo

    The "Lessons" of Wells Fargo
    The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves --William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act 1, Scene 2 There's been a lot of ink spilled over the past week about Wells Fargo's cross-selling culture paving the road to...
  • Sep 11

    Names Silent in Stone

    Names Silent in Stone
    Fifteen years to the day, the time seems wrong to be focused on either banks or the law that affects them. Instead, it seems more appropriate to read a poem by America's pet laureate on 9/11/2001, to listen to a...
Rank this Week: 210

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/
  • Aug 19

    Prevacid side effects trigger lawsuit

    Prevacid side effects trigger lawsuit
    A recent medical study has shown that people who have taken Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI), such as Prevacid, may be at an increased risk for chronic kidney disease. A 2016 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association…
  • Aug 19

    Xarelto Bellwether Trials Picked

    Xarelto Bellwether Trials Picked
    A federal judge in Louisiana has selected two lawsuits to serve as the first test trials amid more than 7,200 cases challenging the safety of Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen’s blockbuster blood thinner Xarelto. The…
  • Aug 18

    Bellwether trials selected in ongoing testosterone litigation

    Bellwether trials selected in ongoing testosterone litigation
    With thousands of lawsuits involving testosterone products currently pending, eight of those cases have now been selected by a federal judge for early trials. Known as bellwether trials, these first lawsuits may provide insight into how…
Rank this Week: 242

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: 302

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Covers Texas construction accidents and workplace safety. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.texas-construction-accident-attorney.com
  • Nov 15

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store
    Two workers were injured in Fort Worth, TX by a falling awning on November 14, 2012. The workers were attempting to remove the awning as part of a renovation project for Gateway Church at an abandoned grocery store. The men sustained nonfatal…
  • Nov 12

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident
    According to local news reports, 39-year old John Goode, an employee of Drewery Tree Service’s tree cutting business, was killed on November 9, 2012 after a work accident. Goode was trimming trees at Stephen F. Austin University and was at…
  • Nov 8

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him
    Amarillo, TX news reports said that a 28-year old mechanic, who was not named, was injured on November 7, 2012 at a local garage after the 18-wheeler that he working underneath fell on top of him. The mechanic reportedly sustained critical,…
Rank this Week: 268

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: 272

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/
  • Sep 29

    EDTX motions to transfer grant rate rises to 57%

    EDTX motions to transfer grant rate rises to 57%
    Good article by Wei Wang, Gregory H. Lantier, Derek Gosma, and Mindy Sooter in WilmerHale's Eastern District of Texas Newsletter this month on motions to transfer in the district. In it, they note that the number of motions to transfer...
  • Sep 23

    No infringement; claims invalid in Intel v. HTC case

    No infringement; claims invalid in Intel v. HTC case
    Chalk another one up for the double loss column for plaintiffs. After a pair of plaintiff wins last week in Tyler and Marshall, a patent plaintiff lost on both infringement and invalidity today. A Marshall jury in Judge Gilstrap's court...
  • Sep 21

    Cybersecurity for Law Firms - Presentation at 40th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation conference

    Cybersecurity for Law Firms - Presentation at 40th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation conference
    Well, if you're going to miss me talking about the effect of the new federal rules on discovery and pleadings on patent litigation in Plano in November, or moderating a panel on trade secret litigation at the EDTX bench/bar in...
Rank this Week: 474

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
  • Sep 23

    Can a Bank Reject a Valid Power of Attorney?

    Can a Bank Reject a Valid Power of Attorney?
    Every adult should have a durable power of attorney. A durable power of attorney allows you to appoint someone you trust to engage is specified business, financial and legal transactions on your behalf. It’s called durable because it…
  • Sep 21

    Can I Fight the Intestacy Laws?

    Can I Fight the Intestacy Laws?
    I received a note recently from someone asking if it was possible for her to fight the intestacy laws. She and her husband had been married for 31 years and he had died without a Will. Her husband bad been married previously and had three…
  • Sep 14

    Will Jointly Owned Property Automatically Pass to My Spouse When I Die?

    Will Jointly Owned Property Automatically Pass to My Spouse When I Die?
    A lot of people mistakenly assume that all jointly-held property automatically passes to a surviving spouse when one spouse dies. That is not necessarily the case. Jointly-held property can be held as tenants in common or as joint tenants…
Rank this Week: 377

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: 403

eMedia Law

eMedia Law

Covers internet marketing and online media. By Travis Crabtree.

http://www.emedialaw.com/
  • May 19

    What Start-Ups, Tech Companies and Marketers Need to Know About the New Overtime Rule

    What Start-Ups, Tech Companies and Marketers Need to Know About the New Overtime Rule
    You may have heard about new overtime rules from the Department of Labor. It’s not all about bathroom laws. Michael Kelsheimer, author of the Employer Handbook, broke down the new rules in Federal Changes to Overtime Exemptions…
  • May 6

    What You Need to Know About the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

    What You Need to Know About the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
    My colleagues Michael Kelsheimer (author of the monthly Employer Handbook blog), intellectual property lawyer David Lisch and I put together a client alert on the new Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 law. You can download the…
  • Apr 29

    Laremy Tunsil’s Draft Slide May Result in Criminal or Civil Liability

    Laremy Tunsil’s Draft Slide May Result in Criminal or Civil Liability
    If you watched the first round of the NFL Draft, the big story was the sliding of Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil out of the top five to number 13. As the draft was unfolding, someone released a video of him smoking marijuana through…
Rank this Week: 404

Federal Employee Disability Law…

Federal Employee Disability Law Blog

Covers disability discrimination, Federal Workers' Compensation Act (FECA) and OPM Disability. By Eric L. Pines.

http://www.pinesfederal.com/blog/
  • Nov 13

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a program director who suffers from several physical and psychological medical conditions, including PTSD, spinal canal stenosis, osteoarthritis, and facet syndrome. We are…
  • Oct 30

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a contract specialist who suffers from generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, and adjustment disorder.  We are delighted that we were able to assist…
  • Oct 16

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a social worker who suffers from multiple sclerosis (MS).  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client throughout the entire application process and that we…
Rank this Week: 466

North Texas Family Law Blog

North Texas Family Law Blog

Covers Texas family law news. By Verner & Brumley, P.C.

http://www.northtexasfamilylawblog.com/
  • Jan 2

    What Changes and What Stays the Same with Regard to Child Support Order

    What Changes and What Stays the Same with Regard to Child Support Order
    Child support in Texas has always been a court ordered obligation in Texas divorce and paternity actions.  Before implementation of the child support guidelines in the Texas Family Code in the 1980s, child support orders varied from…
  • Sep 16

    Two Recent Changes to the Child Support Statute

    Two Recent Changes to the Child Support Statute
    Effective September 1, 2013, two changes to the child support statute came into effect. The first change is a housekeeping amendment. Texas Family Code section 154.062(b)(5) includes both a catch–all provision to determine the amount of…
  • May 23

    You Can't Have Too Many People Pitching for a Kid

    You Can't Have Too Many People Pitching for a Kid
    A Major League baseball team has twenty-five men on its active roster. The active roster consists of the players who suit up to play in a given game. Of these twenty-five players, five will be the starting pitchers. Typically, the bullpen…
Rank this Week: 310

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: 317

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/
  • Sep 29

    Kerr County Pays $300,000 to Settle

    Kerr County Pays $300,000 to Settle
    When a local politician wins office, she or he like to bring in their own persons for key positions. Sometimes, they also like to fire the employees who supported their opponent. County Clerks from here to Timbuktu will seek to replace you if…
  • Sep 28

    Iraq War History Re-Visited

    Iraq War History Re-Visited
    Listening to the debate between Clinton and Trump, I realized that some folks have already forgotten what really happened during the Iraq War. It ended just a few years ago, yet, there are some serious mis-understandings about it. For one…
  • Sep 27

    Wells Fargo Avoids Liability with Arbitration Clause

    Wells Fargo Avoids Liability with Arbitration Clause
    You have to love capitalism. I still believe the capitalistic system is the best around. But, the crazy things it can lead to. Everyone has heard about the Wells Fargo scandal. Bank tellers at Wells Fargo were required to open a certain…
Rank this Week: 756

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/
  • Sep 28

    Intra-Circuit split should give advertisers pause

    Intra-Circuit split should give advertisers pause
    While advertising off-label claims for medical devices and pharmaceuticals may be like sailing into stormy waters, companies might assume that advertising their products based on FDA-vetted labeling is, if not a safe harbor, at least a…
  • Sep 21

    The risky business of allusive trade marks in South Africa

    The risky business of allusive trade marks in South Africa
    When a trader adopts words in common use for his trade name, some risk of confusion is inevitable. But the risk must run unless the first user is allowed to unfairly monopolise the words. This dictum from a 1946 House of Lords judgement still…
  • Sep 19

    Seattle Seahawks fans still the 12th Man under new trademark licensing deal with A&M

    Seattle Seahawks fans still the 12th Man under new trademark licensing deal with A&M
    Football season is upon us, and fans of the Seattle Seahawks were no doubt celebrating the thrilling 12-10 victory over the Miami Dolphins during their first game of the season on Sunday, September 11, 2016. Seattle fans, who have been…
Rank this Week: 619

Energy & the Law

Energy & the Law

Covers energy policy, eminent domain, hydraulic fracturing, and royalty disputes. By Looper Reed & McGraw P.C.

http://www.energyandthelaw.com
  • Sep 28

    New Mexico Pit Rule Survives Challenge by Enviro Group

    New Mexico Pit Rule Survives Challenge by Enviro Group
    Posted by Charles Sartain In a case displaying the tactics of anti-fossil fuel advocates, Earthworks’ Oil & Gas Accountability Project v. New Mexico Oil Conservation Commission, a court rejected a challenge to the Commission’s…
  • Sep 20

    Back to the Bulgarian Bad Guy, So Say the Justice

    Back to the Bulgarian Bad Guy, So Say the Justice
    Posted by Charles Sartain My blogging sensei Cordell Parvin says the title should always inform the reader of the content. Mea culpa on this one; I couldn’t resist the alliterations. Some time back I reported on Carlton Energy…
  • Sep 13

    Assigning By “Stratigraphic Equivalent”? Be Careful

    Assigning By “Stratigraphic Equivalent”? Be Careful
    Posted by Charles Sartain How many of your mineral conveyances are described like this: … all of Sellers’ right, title and interest in and to (a) the oil, gas and other minerals in, to and under the lands … ONLY…
Rank this Week: 918

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
  • Sep 27

    FBI’s “End Justifies the Means’ Mentality Generating Increased Judicial Scrutiny

    FBI’s “End Justifies the Means’ Mentality Generating Increased Judicial Scrutiny
    The FBI has a sordid history of being cavalier about the Constitutional protections guaranteed the people of this country, a reputation that lingers since the days of J. Edgar Hoover. This famed “crime-fighter” believed a…
  • Sep 27

    Effects of Embezzlement Justification for Serious Penaltie

    Effects of Embezzlement Justification for Serious Penaltie
    The U.S. Sentencing Commission is an independent agency in federal judicial branch of government.  Established by Congress in 1984, the Commission’s primary purpose is “to establish sentencing policies and practices for the…
  • Sep 22

    15 Dallas Women Accused of Running Brothel

    15 Dallas Women Accused of Running Brothel
    Secret Dallas is a website that offers a “collection of links to the interesting and unusual Dallas entertainment and attractions that few visitors ever see during a typical visit.”   In effect, the website is a internet tour…
Rank this Week: 721

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.angelreyesblog.com/
  • Sep 27

    Phone Makers Can Stop Texting While Driving – But They Are Not

    Phone Makers Can Stop Texting While Driving – But They Are Not
    “The technology exists — we just don’t have the stomach to implement it,” said Deborah Hersman, the president of the National Safety Council and the former chairwoman of the National Transportation Safety Board. In…
  • Sep 25

    Self-Driving Cars To Reduce Deaths on American Road

    Self-Driving Cars To Reduce Deaths on American Road
    The federal government is paving the way for self-driving vehicles to become commonplace on U.S roads. Tuesday morning, the Department of Transportation is slated to release guidelines for the testing and deployment of automated…
  • Sep 20

    Losing Battle Against Distracted Driving Forces Creative Solutions by Police

    Losing Battle Against Distracted Driving Forces Creative Solutions by Police
    Distracted driving in the U.S. is a widespread and dangerous habit, practiced both brazenly and surreptitiously by so many motorists that police are being forced to get creative, but still can't seem to make much headway.
Rank this Week: 706

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/
  • Sep 26

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story
    Arnold Palmer, one of the iconic figures of our time, died on Sunday at the age of 87. Palmer’s story is truly remarkable. Charismatic and dashing, Arnie burst on to the national scene in the mid-1950’s just as the age ……
  • Jan 27

    The Astrodome as a . . . garage?

    The Astrodome as a . . . garage?
    Really? This is what over a decade of Astrodome redevelopment plans have come to? The Astrogarage? That’s not exactly the stuff of grand legacies. So, here is my unsolicited advice for County leaders. Rather than continuing to waste…
  • Jan 7

    A Day in the Life of a Texas Neurosurgeon

    A Day in the Life of a Texas Neurosurgeon
Rank this Week: 691

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

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

http://accessdefense.com
  • Sep 26

    Consolidate and (maybe) eliminate – a new strategy against ADA serial litigant

    Consolidate and (maybe) eliminate – a new strategy against ADA serial litigant
    Two recent cases, one handled by the authors of this blog, illustrate how a strategy of consolidation may make it possible to economically get rid of serial ADA filings where standing is an issue. The intervention of the Arizona Attorney…
  • Sep 19

    ADA and the Internet – what non-internet cases can tell us.

    ADA and the Internet – what non-internet cases can tell us.
    “In deciding that Coca–Cola’s vending machines in the instant case are not places of public accommodation, we acknowledge the limits of our holding. As the district court recognized, those vending machines may very well be…
  • Sep 14

    Iqbal, Twombly and the ADA

    Iqbal, Twombly and the ADA
    Meet Iqbal and Twombly.* Pleading an ADA case sometimes seems trivially easy. Allege a disability, allege an encouter with an architectural barrier, claim intent to return or deterrence and any plaintiff should be able to at least avoid…
Rank this Week: 548

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/
  • Sep 22

    Specific Acts Of Adjuster Have To Be Detailed

    Specific Acts Of Adjuster Have To Be Detailed
    When an insurance attorney is representing someone suing an adjuster, there have to be specific acts alleged against the adjuster and those acts have to be detailed. This is illustrated in a Southern District, Houston Division opinion. The…
  • Sep 20

    Suing Adjusters In Hail Claim

    Suing Adjusters In Hail Claim
    Insurance lawyers in Irving who sue for hail claims need to know the best ways to stay out of Federal Court, unless of course that is where they want to be. This is illustrated in a Sherman Division case styled, Lillian Elizondo v.…
  • Sep 18

    Penalties For Delay In Paying Claim

    Penalties For Delay In Paying Claim
    Benbrook insurance attorneys can discuss the penalties for delays in paying a claim. These penalties are spelled out in the Texas Prompt Payment of Claims Act (TPPCL) and are found in the Texas Insurance Code. The amount of an insured’s…
Rank this Week: 544

Texas Injury Lawyer Blog

Texas Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas personal injury and wrongful death law. By Earl Drott, P.C.

http://www.texasinjurylawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 666

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant…

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant County, Texas

Discusses family law and divorce issues. By Dick Price.

http://dick-price.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    Want to be Divorced by the End of the Year?

    Want to be Divorced by the End of the Year?
    About this time of the year, some people finally decide that the time has arrived to end their marriage.  Some people want to put off change until after the holidays, but others prefer to end things quickly and cleanly.  They want…
  • Sep 1

    10 Tips for Going to Court

    10 Tips for Going to Court
    If you are in a traditionally litigated divorce, you almost inevitably will end up in Court for a hearing.  Here are some quick reminders of what you should do.1.  Dress appropriately.  Business or church type clothing will…
  • Aug 15

    Getting Expert Help

    Getting Expert Help
    Divorces can be simple, somewhat complicated or very complicated.  At a time when more and more people want to "Do it Yourself", some people seem to act as if their divorces were simpler than they are  You have a simple divorce if…
Rank this Week: 921

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Sep 13

    Miami Beach WaveRunner Rental Company Sued for Violating Boating Safety Law

    Miami Beach WaveRunner Rental Company Sued for Violating Boating Safety Law
    Our Florida Board Certified Admiralty & Maritime lawyers have brought a lawsuit against a Miami Beach WaveRunner rental company for its violation of boating safety laws which contributed to our client's injuries. The complaint filed in…
  • Sep 6

    Royal Caribbean sued by Passenger for Injuries Sustained in Zip Line Excursion

    Royal Caribbean sued by Passenger for Injuries Sustained in Zip Line Excursion
    The cruise passenger injury lawyers of Brais Brais & Rusak have filed lawsuit on behalf of a Texas woman against Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and a Honduran shore excursion operator for injuries sustained while participating in a zip-line…
  • Aug 19

    Florida Key's Dive Company Sued for Crewmember's Wrongful Death

    Florida Key's Dive Company Sued for Crewmember's Wrongful Death
    Our firm has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the family of a Florida Key's dive boat crewmember who lost his life. On the night of November 15, 2015, the crewmember was serving as a deck hand aboard a dive boat while seventeen…
Rank this Week: 821

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 13

    Injury Caused by Restraining a Dog in a Texas Car Accident

    Injury Caused by Restraining a Dog in a Texas Car Accident
    In Ingels v. Earnest, a plaintiff appealed a judgment that awarded her nothing in a personal injury lawsuit. The case arose when the plaintiff stopped on the freeway because of road construction. She was rear-ended by the defendant. However,…
  • Sep 13

    Duty in a Work Injury Case in Texa

    Duty in a Work Injury Case in Texa
    In Kalinchuk v. JP Sanchez Construction Co., a Texas plaintiff appealed summary judgment in favor of the defendant, a construction company. The case arose when a city hired a construction company to renovate one of its baseball fields. The…
  • Sep 13

    Wrongful Death, EMTALA, and Sovereign Immunity in Texa

    Wrongful Death, EMTALA, and Sovereign Immunity in Texa
    Bansal v. University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is a wrongful death and survival action that arose out of the death of a stage IV colon cancer patient. The decedent was brought into the cancer center at the University of Texas with…
Rank this Week: 946

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: 844

Lenders 360

Lenders 360

Provides news, information and commentary on important issues affecting the financial services industry. By Higier Allen & Lautin, P.C.

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: 1001

Houston Criminal Lawyer and DWI…

Houston Criminal Lawyer and DWI Blog

Covers Texas criminal and DWI law, with an emphasis on Greater Houston cases. By Scheiner Law Group.

http://www.scheinerlaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 868

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Law Office of James Alston.

http://houstoncrimedefense.com/blog
  • Jun 3

    56-Year-Old Woman Charged in Child’s Sexual Assault – Daughter says mother was HIV-positive

    56-Year-Old Woman Charged in Child’s Sexual Assault – Daughter says mother was HIV-positive
    Houston investigators have charged Debra Flowers Haggerty, 56, with aggravated sexual assault of a child on September 17 – for allegedly using her mouth and saliva as a deadly weapon in the attack on the child. Haggerty is reportedly…
  • Jun 3

    What to Expect at an Expuction Hearing

    What to Expect at an Expuction Hearing
    Not everyone who is convicted of a minor offense goes on to commit bigger ones. In fact, a good number of people never reoffend again. These individuals nonetheless find that their previous mistake hampers their ability to move on with life.…
  • Jun 2

    Should I Turn Myself in for Cyber Crimes?

    Should I Turn Myself in for Cyber Crimes?
    Most computer crimes that get extensive media coverage are stories of expert criminals who steal important information. In reality, there is a long list of computer related activities that can be prosecuted as cyber crimes. Identity theft,…
Rank this Week: 1063

Nathan Roach

Nathan Roach

Covers technology, intellectual property, and business law.

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

    Texas Investment Crowdfunding Due August 2014

    Texas Investment Crowdfunding Due August 2014
    After lots of advocacy, and a few false starts, investment crowdfunding is coming to Texas. Regardless of what happens with JOBS Act Title III crowdfunding, Texas is poised to be the first state to begin equity crowdfunding en masse. Because…
  • Aug 8

    Forming a Non-Profit Just Got Easier - IRS Form 1023 EZ reduces charity paperwork

    Forming a Non-Profit Just Got Easier - IRS Form 1023 EZ reduces charity paperwork
    New Form 1023-EZ expedites forming 501(c)3 charities Creating a non-profit organization takes work. You have to raise funds, organize a board of directors, and conduct the actual charitable work. So, when many organizers learn that the…
  • Aug 8

    Forming a Non-Profit Just Got Easier - IRS Form 1023 EZ reduces charity paperwork

    Forming a Non-Profit Just Got Easier - IRS Form 1023 EZ reduces charity paperwork
    New Form 1023-EZ expedites forming 501(c)3 charities Creating a non-profit organization takes work. You have to raise funds, organize a board of directors, and conduct the actual charitable work. So, when many organizers learn that the…
Rank this Week: 535

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: 614

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Covers elder law issues.

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

    White House Considers FDA’s Final Rule Clarifying Regulations of Tobacco Products Like E-Cigarette

    White House Considers FDA’s Final Rule Clarifying Regulations of Tobacco Products Like E-Cigarette
    The Hill reports the White House is reviewing the FDA’s final rule in which it clarifies the differences between how it regulates products like nicotine gum and electronic cigarettes, a distinction which the FDA asserts…
  • Sep 28

    Cyber Crime: 5 Steps to Protect Your Business from Hacker

    Cyber Crime: 5 Steps to Protect Your Business from Hacker
    The cost of cybercrime is increasing at a dizzying pace. By the end of this decade, the general loss to cybercrime around the world will reach nearly $6 trillion on an annual basis. According to a 2016 report by Cybersecurity ……
  • Sep 28

    Thinking About a Career in Law? 5 Ways to Get Ahead

    Thinking About a Career in Law? 5 Ways to Get Ahead
    Careers in the legal field have been popular for centuries. But how can you really get ahead, stand out from the competition and snag the job of your dreams? Here are five ways to get ahead and land a good … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 3245

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/
  • Sep 29

    McAllen city, schools embrace TYLA Vote America! project

    McAllen city, schools embrace TYLA Vote America! project
    McAllen community leaders recently proclaimed October 3-7 “Vote America! Rally Week,” in support of the Texas Young Lawyers Association civics education project ahead of the upcoming voter registration deadline. TYLA’s Vote…
  • Sep 28

    Event highlights book on shared constitutional history of Texas, Mexico

    Event highlights book on shared constitutional history of Texas, Mexico
    Contrary to what most might think, the first Texas constitution wasn’t that of the Republic adopted in 1836—but a set of rights and laws from a decade before. That document—the constitution of Coahuila y Texas when the Lone…
  • Sep 23

    Dallas Bar honors excellence in legal reporting

    Dallas Bar honors excellence in legal reporting
    The Dallas Bar Association honored Dallas-Fort Worth area journalists who exemplify excellence in legal reporting with its 33rd Annual Stephen Philbin Awards on Friday. The grand prize was awarded to Michael Hall of Texas Monthly for…
Rank this Week: 4410

Cordell Parvin Blog

Cordell Parvin Blog

Covers career development, client development, and lawyer marketing.

http://www.cordellblog.com
  • Sep 29

    Client Development: Melissa Has Another Book for You

    Client Development: Melissa Has Another Book for You
    If you are a regular reader, you likely remember Client Development: Here’s a Book for You written by Denver Fox Rothschild lawyer, Melissa Lyon. I received very positive feedback from readers, so I asked Melissa to write another book…
  • Sep 27

    Client Development Coaching: Some Current Thought

    Client Development Coaching: Some Current Thought
    I love coaching senior associates and junior partners, especially when they are energized and want to learn more. Most lawyers my age never had coaching on client development when they were senior associates or junior partners. So, naturally…
  • Sep 22

    Client Development: Attracting Your Second Client

    Client Development: Attracting Your Second Client
    I am coaching lawyers in Florida today and heading back to Dallas this afternoon. One thing we are discussing is persuasion. If this subject interests you, I have a book recommendation below. A few years ago, I received an email at 10:00 PM…
Rank this Week: 3638

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/
  • Sep 28

    Is Your ASP Office a “Safe Space”?

    Is Your ASP Office a “Safe Space”?
    As of late, the higher education world and various outlets have been buzzing about “Safe Spaces”, “Free Speech”, and other related topics. I am not going to insert myself into this discussion nor am I going to express my viewpoint....
  • Sep 27

    Sad News: Death of Dan Bernstine, LSAC President

    Sad News: Death of Dan Bernstine, LSAC President
    Many ASPers have been involved with LSAC committees, workshops, and other aspects over the years. Below is an announcement regarding the sad news that LSAC's President, Dan Bernstine, has passed away. Dear Colleagues, I apologize if you have…
  • Sep 26

    WCCASP Conference Registration and Agenda

    WCCASP Conference Registration and Agenda
    If you wish to register for the West Coast Consortium of Academic Support Professionals conference on Saturday, November 5th, the registration and information link is here. The agenda for the meeting is below. WEST COAST CONSORTIUM OF…
Rank this Week: 4383

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Covers DWI evidence, blood testing, and breath alcohol testing.

http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    Rosenthal & Wadas Named Best of Business in Customer Engagement

    Rosenthal & Wadas Named Best of Business in Customer Engagement
    The McKinney criminal defense firm Rosenthal & Wadas received the award for Customer Engagement by Frisco Style. The firm is featured in the October issue of the magazine as one of eight area companies recognized as the Best of…
  • Sep 13

    What Is the Difference Between Shoplifting and Theft?

    What Is the Difference Between Shoplifting and Theft?
    Many Collin County, Texas, residents have been arrested and charged with shoplifting. If you have been accused of stealing or “lifting” merchandise from a local retailer, do not assume it is a misunderstanding that will be quickly…
  • Sep 9

    Rosenthal & Wadas to Offer Law Student Scholarship

    Rosenthal & Wadas to Offer Law Student Scholarship
    Our firm is pleased to announce the Rosenthal & Wadas Law Student Scholarship. This scholarship is open to all students heading to or who are currently enrolled in Law School for the 2017 Spring Semester. We will award one…
Rank this Week: 4058

Clancy & Clancy Texas Law Blog

Clancy & Clancy Texas Law Blog

Reports on new Texas criminal laws, statutes, and current trials in the news.

http://www.dfwcriminallawyer.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1696

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog…

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog by Texas Defense Attorneys

Covers federal and state criminal law issues that come up during police stops all the way through sentencing. By Varghese Summersett PLLC.

https://versustexas.com/blog
  • Sep 28

    Warrants for Possible Future Crimes: The Use of Anticipatory Search Warrant

    Warrants for Possible Future Crimes: The Use of Anticipatory Search Warrant
    What is an Anticipatory Search Warrant? Typically search warrants issue under the Fourth Amendment when a magistrate or district judge finds probable cause to believe that a residence, safety deposit box, vehicle, or some other vessel…
  • Sep 23

    Courtroom Etiquette 101: The Do’s and Don’t of the Courtroom

    Courtroom Etiquette 101: The Do’s and Don’t of the Courtroom
    Courtroom Etiquette: Check Electronics, E-Cigs, and Emotions at Door For one reason or another, just about everyone will enter a criminal courtroom at some point in their lives. Whether you’re a defendant, a potential juror, or a…
  • Sep 21

    How Low-Level Federal Drug Charges Can Lead to Massive Sentence

    How Low-Level Federal Drug Charges Can Lead to Massive Sentence
    Federal Drug Attorney Explains How Low-Level Federal Drug Charges Lead to High Sentences The United States Sentencing Guidelines are the most significant factor impacting the lives of individuals convicted of federal crimes. Many…
Rank this Week: 2019

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/
  • Sep 28

    Texas Lawsuit Exposes Apple’s Best Safety Invention Yet

    Texas Lawsuit Exposes Apple’s Best Safety Invention Yet
    But Anti-Texting Lockout is Not on the New iPhone We’ve just learned that Apple has the technology to save lives — more than 3,000 lives every year. How? Apple has the technology to shut down its cell phones while people are…
  • Sep 26

    Can Self-Driving Cars Solve This Shocking Problem?

    Can Self-Driving Cars Solve This Shocking Problem?
    Self driving vehicle Terrorists? Immigrants? You can bet that Trump and Clinton don’t talk about this tonight in their first debate, but one of the worst problems we have in our country are the millions of car and truck collisions each…
  • Sep 23

    Why I’ve Sponsored A School For 12 Year

    Why I’ve Sponsored A School For 12 Year
    It was fun to see “my kids” at the Rufino Mendoza Elementary School this week. The school is on the north side of Fort Worth in an economically disadvantaged area of town. I picked this school wanting to make a…
Rank this Week: 4831