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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
  • May 6

    Roof Collapse at Whitney Stone Quarry Leaves 3 Workers Injured in Unity, PA

    Roof Collapse at Whitney Stone Quarry Leaves 3 Workers Injured in Unity, PA
    Unity, PA — Last Wednesday, in rural Westmoreland County, three workers at the Whitney Stone Quarry mine were badly injured after what authorities are called a roof collapse happened. The news said that some workers were using…
  • May 6

    Waco Police Officer Scott Holt Hurt After Car Accident at North 17th and Washington in Waco, TX

    Waco Police Officer Scott Holt Hurt After Car Accident at North 17th and Washington in Waco, TX
    WACO, TX — Waco Police Department representatives have named Seargeant Scott Holt as the officer that was hurt in a two-vehicle accident that happened in Waco, Texas on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015. Reports out of central Texas said that the…
  • May 6

    Warren Dalton Hospitalized Following Accident in Mountain Home, AR

    Warren Dalton Hospitalized Following Accident in Mountain Home, AR
    Mountain Home, AR — A man was hospitalized following a two-vehicle accident in Mountain Home, Arkansas, on Saturday, May 2, 2105. The accident took place on West Road. The man injured in the accident was identified as Warren Dalton.…
Rank this Week: 52

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

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

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • May 6

    Bill updates during a busy week

    Bill updates during a busy week
    Grits has been too busy to blog much this week but here are a few updates on bills we've followed this session. Hope springs eternal and thus the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee on Monday passed out several more House bills which…
  • May 3

    Indigent defense, civil commitment and the Texas surveillance state

    Indigent defense, civil commitment and the Texas surveillance state
    No time to delve into these issues in-depth, but fyi:The Texas Public Policy Foundation has a new white paper out on pretrial proceedings for indigent defendants.The judge overseeing Texas' sex-offender civil commitment program was…
  • May 3

    Finally ... the conservative case against pandering to police union

    Finally ... the conservative case against pandering to police union
    Interesting to see a meme I've heard from several Texas conservatives this year repeated in the pages of the New York Times. See Ross Douthat's "Our Police Union Problem," in which he declared that there is "a strong argument that the rise of…
Rank this Week: 85

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: 201

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    When Conflicts Polarize Communities: Designing Localized Offices that Intervene Collaboratively

    When Conflicts Polarize Communities: Designing Localized Offices that Intervene Collaboratively
    Nancy H. Rogers, Professor Emeritus of Law at the Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law has authored a timely paper entitled, “When Conflicts Polarize Communities: Designing Localized Offices that Intervene…
  • Jan 12

    Special Masters: How To Make the Best of Both Worlds, Part V

    Special Masters: How To Make the Best of Both Worlds, Part V
    In Part Four we began to discuss solutions (not just problems), and urged that a first step in incentivizing counsel to hold down litigation costs is to have a neutral oversee the process of discovery closely enough (1) to make it in…
  • Jan 12

    Fraport v. Philippines, ICSID, and Counsel Disqualification: The Power and the Praxi

    Fraport v. Philippines, ICSID, and Counsel Disqualification: The Power and the Praxi
    Catherine A. Rogers, Professor of Law, Paul and Marjorie Price Faculty Scholar, and Professor of Ethics, Regulation, and The Rule of Law at Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law, and Alex Wiker, Post-Graduate Fellow in…
Rank this Week: 206

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
  • Apr 23

    Convicted of Domestic Violence? Dallas County to Take Abusers’ Guns And Store Them

    Convicted of Domestic Violence? Dallas County to Take Abusers’ Guns And Store Them
    Dallas County is at the forefront in Texas of enforcing a penalty on individuals charged with domestic violence. Officials in Dallas County will soon start collecting the guns from individuals convicted of domestic violence. Dallas County…
  • Jan 26

    Back-to-back Drunk Driving Incidents in Dalla

    Back-to-back Drunk Driving Incidents in Dalla
    The age-old adage about everything being bigger in Texas isn’t far from the truth when it comes to the number of drunk drivers in the state. In 2013, Texas led the nation in regards to the number of deaths caused by drunk drivers that…
  • Nov 6

    Dallas, Harris Counties Are Deadliest Places For Women In Relationship

    Dallas, Harris Counties Are Deadliest Places For Women In Relationship
    Harris and Dallas Counties in Texas are two of the deadliest for women involved in domestic violence. For both counties in 2013, The Texas Council on Family Violence reported that 20 women died during domestic violence incidents. For many…
Rank this Week: 213

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/
  • Apr 30

    RBC Capital Markets Must Pay $1M Fine and $434K Restitution to Customers Over Unsuitable Reverse Convertible Sale

    RBC Capital Markets Must Pay $1M Fine and $434K Restitution to Customers Over Unsuitable Reverse Convertible Sale
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority is ordering RBC Capital Market to pay restitution to customers for supervisory failures that allowed for the sale of reverse convertibles that were unsuitable for them. The firm must pay them about…
  • Apr 29

    Ex-Sonics Special Assistant Accused of $4M Wire Fraud, Ponzi Scam

    Ex-Sonics Special Assistant Accused of $4M Wire Fraud, Ponzi Scam
    Steve Gordon, who used to be the special assistant to the Seattle SuperSonics basketball team, has been charged with federal wire fraud. Gordon is accused of using false pretenses to initiate at least $4 million in business deals. The…
  • Apr 28

    Puerto Rico’s General Obligation Rating is Downgraded to CCC+

    Puerto Rico’s General Obligation Rating is Downgraded to CCC+
    Standard & Poor’s (“S&P”) has just downgraded the general obligation rating of Puerto Rico from a rating of B to a rating of CCC +. The ratings agency said the downgrade was because the market access prospects for…
Rank this Week: 274

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • May 6

    When The Police Stop You: the Law and Your Need for a Zealous Defense Lawyer

    When The Police Stop You: the Law and Your Need for a Zealous Defense Lawyer
    The death of Freddie Gray while in the custody of the Baltimore Police Department continues to be big news here in Dallas and the rest of the country: this week, the six police officers who were arrested in connection with what the medical…
  • Apr 29

    Can You Trust the Police? Police Excessive Force and the Dallas D.A. List of Name

    Can You Trust the Police? Police Excessive Force and the Dallas D.A. List of Name
    Much of the news this week revolves around aspects of the rioting in Baltimore, Maryland, which began on the afternoon of Freddie Gray’s funeral, a man who died while in police custody and whom many believe was another victim of police…
  • Apr 22

    FBI Scandal: Forensic FBI Experts Give False and Flawed DNA Evidence To Get Conviction

    FBI Scandal: Forensic FBI Experts Give False and Flawed DNA Evidence To Get Conviction
    This is very bad and it’s going to get worse. Yesterday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Department of Justice finally came forward and admitted that the FBI forensic evidence provided in countless criminal trials over…
Rank this Week: 294

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. by Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Feb 21

    Injured California Cruise Passenger Hires Brais Law

    Injured California Cruise Passenger Hires Brais Law
    An injured passenger from California has retained our Miami cruise accident attorneys to bring a lawsuit against NCL. A complaint filed in federal court alleges that NCL was negligent in the way it organized and conducted its White Hot Party…
  • Feb 16

    Injured Texas Cruise Passenger Retains Brais Law Attorney

    Injured Texas Cruise Passenger Retains Brais Law Attorney
    Our cruise injury lawyers have been retained to assist an injured Texas passenger in a claim against Carnival Cruise Lines. In a lawsuit filed in Federal Court, the passenger alleges he was injured when he slipped and fell on the Lido Deck…
  • Jan 25

    Court Allows Punitive Damages Claim against NCL & NCL America in a Personal Injury Case

    Court Allows Punitive Damages Claim against NCL & NCL America in a Personal Injury Case
    A Miami-Dade court this week has allowed Brais, Brais & Rusak's client to bring a punitive damages claim against NCL and NCL America. In this case, our client suffered significant cervical and neurological injuries when she fell after…
Rank this Week: 318

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Bank Lawyer's Blog

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

http://www.banklawyersblog.com/3_bank_lawyers/
  • May 5

    Study Contends Community Banks Need Relief

    Study Contends Community Banks Need Relief
    A recent study released by the University of New Orleans backs up what many have been contending: "Community banks in Louisiana and throughout the United States are rapidly disappearing, and federal laws meant to protect the country from…
  • May 3

    Going Unrogue

    Going Unrogue
    McGuire Woods attorneys Matthew Orso and Joshua Davey recently discussed the hypocrisy of the CFPB's public statements that it favors "transparency" and claims that it is not subject to "the Federal Advisory Committee Act…
  • Apr 29

    Credit Union Executives: New Targets of Opportunity?

    Credit Union Executives: New Targets of Opportunity?
    Kidnapping a bank executive's family and holding them until the executive brings the crooks money from the bank is a time-honored tradition in the Wild Wild West, as this 1987 newspaper article demonstrates. According to reader John Thomas,…
Rank this Week: 364

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: 348

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/
  • May 6

    Texas Attorney Explains How Hysterectomy Can Lead to Cancer Spread

    Texas Attorney Explains How Hysterectomy Can Lead to Cancer Spread
    Many product liability lawsuits being filed against the manufacturers of power morcellators. The injured women claim that patients and doctors should have been warned about the risks associated with use of the medical devices during minimally…
  • May 1

    Actos Attorney Explains Bladder Cancer Settlement

    Actos Attorney Explains Bladder Cancer Settlement
    It is official folks, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. has announced this week, that it will pay more than $2.4 billion to settle the pending Actos lawsuits over bladder cancer claims. Asia’s largest drugmaker agrees to settle more than 9,000…
  • Apr 29

    Nationwide Actos Bladder Cancer Settlement Confirmed

    Nationwide Actos Bladder Cancer Settlement Confirmed
    Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. has announced today that it will pay more than $2.4 billion to settle the pending Actos lawsuits over bladder cancer claims. Asia’s largest drugmaker agreed to settle more than 8,000  Actos bladder cancer…
Rank this Week: 541

eMedia Law

eMedia Law

Covers internet marketing and online media. By Travis Crabtree.

http://www.emedialaw.com/
  • Apr 30

    To Fire or Not to Fire for Employee’s Social Media Post

    To Fire or Not to Fire for Employee’s Social Media Post
    After watching the firing of the digital communications manager for the Houston Rockets during their run through the playoffs (read the story here in the Houston Chronicle).  I figured it would be a good time to revisit the issue of…
  • Apr 20

    Texas eMediaLaw Legislative Update: 2015

    Texas eMediaLaw Legislative Update: 2015
    It’s Spring in Texas which means one of two things – the bluebonnets are out and in odd years, our legislature is back at work.  One makes me grateful to be in Texas and the other only meets every other year.  Here…
  • Feb 26

    Will Net Neutrality Kill the Internet 3.0?

    Will Net Neutrality Kill the Internet 3.0?
    As expected, the FCC passed the net neutrality rules today.  Other than spokesmen for the large telecoms (and perhaps some politicians who listen to that lobby), you don’t hear much reasoned opposition to net neutrality. I have to…
Rank this Week: 503

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/
  • Apr 30

    State Bar's Law-Related Education Department hosts Texas Citizen Bee state final

    State Bar's Law-Related Education Department hosts Texas Citizen Bee state final
    High school senior Ayesha Rahman of Brighter Horizons Academy in Garland took home first place at the Texas Citizen Bee State Finals, held at the Texas Law Center and State Capitol on April 25. The State Bar of Texas Law-Related Education…
  • Apr 30

    State Bar to welcome hundreds of new lawyers on May 11; Erwin Center street closures remain

    State Bar to welcome hundreds of new lawyers on May 11; Erwin Center street closures remain
    On the morning of May 11, the State Bar of Texas will congratulate and administer the oath of office to more than 700 incoming attorneys at the New Lawyer Induction Ceremony, held at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin at 10 a.m. If you are a…
  • Apr 28

    Houston Bar celebrates Law Day by expanding LegalLine hour

    Houston Bar celebrates Law Day by expanding LegalLine hour
    In recognition of Law Day, the Houston Bar Association is extending its LegalLine hours on Wednesday, May 6, to noon to 9 p.m. During the time slot, Harris County citizens may call (713) 759-1133 to speak with volunteer attorneys regarding…
Rank this Week: 505

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/
  • Apr 5

    Will character reference letters help my criminal case?

    Will character reference letters help my criminal case?
    This is a question we get a lot at Guest and Gray. Clients want to know if character reference letters will help their case, or help them get a better plea offer. The answer is “it might help, but it can’t hurt”. I tell my…
  • Mar 27

    Is Susan Hawk an addict? On Harm Reduction

    Is Susan Hawk an addict? On Harm Reduction
    DMN has a story alleging Dallas DA Susan Hawk has struggled with prescription drug abuse and may continue to do so this day. The story links her struggle to erratic behavior in office (firing top assistants) and alleges a trip to a rehab…
  • Feb 16

    It’s time for some criminal justice tort reform

    It’s time for some criminal justice tort reform
    Our State’s most electable citizens have been hard at work protecting Texans from the plague of frivolous lawsuits that were destroying the very fabric of our State. Without our State’s tort reform laws in place who would be the…
Rank this Week: 509

Angel Reyes Blog

Angel Reyes Blog

Covers lawsuits, verdicts, culture and politics.

http://www.angelreyesblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Robotic Surgery by da Vinci - Masterpiece or Major Mistake?

    Robotic Surgery by da Vinci - Masterpiece or Major Mistake?
      Most of us have experienced the anxiety and frustration of a computer, smartphone, iPad or other device malfunctioning. But what would we do if our lives depended on an electronic device performing perfectly?    
  • Jul 9

    Jury Awards $285,000 in Bellwether Fosamax Lawsuit

    Jury Awards $285,000 in Bellwether Fosamax Lawsuit
      This past Monday, a New York federal judge denied Big Pharma’s Merck & Co Inc.’s attempt to avoid paying $285,000 to plaintiff in a multi-district lawsuit based on the fact that the bone drug Fosamax causes jaw…
  • Jul 8

    Monster Overdose: Are Energy Drinks Killing Teens?

    Monster Overdose: Are Energy Drinks Killing Teens?
    Alex Morris died suddenly this year from cardiac arrest at the age of 19. He habitually drank two cans of Monster Energy® drinks each day for two years. His mother Paula believes energy drinks were the cause and immediately filed a…
Rank this Week: 519

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: 596

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/
  • May 6

    What divorce custody arrangement is best for the kids?

    What divorce custody arrangement is best for the kids?
    In Texas, we have the Standard Possession Schedule, passed down to us by our Austin parenting experts, the Texas Legislature. It generally provides for the “non-primary” parent to have possession of the children alternating…
  • Apr 30

    Tribute to Judge James Martin, presiding Dallas family court judge

    Tribute to Judge James Martin, presiding Dallas family court judge
    On Sunday, April 19, 2015, the Dallas Family Courts lost one of their own. Presiding Judge James Martin lost his battle with lymphoma, leaving behind a legacy of advocacy for children. Judge Martin was elected to the Dallas Family Court bench…
  • Apr 28

    Historic day for marriage equality

    Historic day for marriage equality
    I believe that we will look back on today’s arguments before the US Supreme Court as one of the landmark historic days for civil rights in of our time. Today, the Court will hear arguments in the case named Obergefell v. Hodges —…
Rank this Week: 761

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/
  • May 5

    Drunk Driver Finally Sentenced Two Years After Fatal Accident

    Drunk Driver Finally Sentenced Two Years After Fatal Accident
    Pictured left: Mendoza's mug shot after her arrest  Yesterday, a drunk driver was finally sentenced two years after they caused a fatal accident. Two years ago, on November 2013, Kayla Mendoza got behind the wheel and began driving the…
  • May 4

    $119 Million Expected in Boston Scientific Corp Settlement in Transvaginal Mesh Case

    $119 Million Expected in Boston Scientific Corp Settlement in Transvaginal Mesh Case
    On Tuesday, April 28th, Boston Scientific Corp, one of the leading manufacturers of transvaginal mesh products reached its first settlement agreement to resolve thousands of civil law suits that had been brought against them. Plaintiffs had…
  • Apr 30

    Tanker Truck and Tractor Trailer Crash in Pennsylvania, Resulting in One Death

    Tanker Truck and Tractor Trailer Crash in Pennsylvania, Resulting in One Death
    Pictured above: A scene from the accident  On Monday, April 27, a tractor trailer and tanker truck collided into one another, resulting in the death of the tanker truck driver. The accident happened early that morning on South Park…
Rank this Week: 669

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/
  • May 1

    Judge Leonard Davis portrait viewing

    Judge Leonard Davis portrait viewing
    Glad to be in Tyler today for Judge Leonard Davis' (outstanding) portrait viewing with many other lawyers who have appeared before him through the years. His staff gave him a custom gun case with their signatures on the (very cool)...
  • Apr 30

    PATENT legislation proposed in U.S. Senate

    PATENT legislation proposed in U.S. Senate
    Working from the Tyler office today meeting and conferring and reviewing, but I wanted to note that while we're on the subject of patent demand letters this week, Senator John Cornyn of Texas with several of his colleagues has introduced...
  • Apr 29

    Motion to Transfer Venue Denied

    Motion to Transfer Venue Denied
    ContentGuard Holdings, Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 2:13-CV-1112-JRG April 24, 2015 Judge Gilstrap denied Apple's motion to sever and transfer this case to the Northern District of California. In so doing, the Court noted the interplay…
Rank this Week: 700

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/
  • Apr 30

    Toddler's Pool-Drowning Underscores Need for Pool Safety Procedure

    Toddler's Pool-Drowning Underscores Need for Pool Safety Procedure
    On April 25, 2015, a 20-month-old toddler tragically drowned in an inflatable pool in Ocala, Florida. Media reports claim that the toddler's mother found him floating face down in the water, on his side. The risk of drowning is a real danger…
  • Apr 21

    Three Passengers Medevaced Off Holland America Cruise Ship to Miami Area Hospital

    Three Passengers Medevaced Off Holland America Cruise Ship to Miami Area Hospital
    Three passengers aboard a Holland America cruise ship Ryndam were medevaced to Miami-area hospitals Monday night due to unrelated medical emergencies. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue revealed that one passengers sustained a leg injury, another…
  • Apr 19

    Carnival Cruise Passenger Killed in Jet Ski Crash

    Carnival Cruise Passenger Killed in Jet Ski Crash
    It is being widely reported that a Carnival cruise passenger was killed in a Jet Ski crash during an excursion in the Cayman Island. The passenger was 31-year-old Robert Cole from Virginia. Media outlets confirm Cole and his travel…
Rank this Week: 733

ADR Law Texas

ADR Law Texas

Covers news, developments, appellate court decisions and supreme court case law addressing issues of arbitration, mediation, and other means of nonjudicial conflict resolution and settlement. By Wolfgang Demino.

http://texas-arbitration-case-law.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 643

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
Rank this Week: 753

The Woodlands Divorce Attorney,…

The Woodlands Divorce Attorney, Conroe Divorce Attorney

Covers divorce and family law in the Woodlands and Houston. By Richard L. Shea.

http://thewoodlandsdivorce.com
  • Apr 4

    The IRS Recapture Tax

    The IRS Recapture Tax
    Spousal maintenance is a part of many Woodlands Divorce cases. It is also usually rather short in length because its purpose is primarily to help one spouse re-establish their financial independence after the divorce. If you are considering…
  • Mar 25

    Stock Option or No Option?

    Stock Option or No Option?
    I’ve discussed before how stock options can be a complicated asset to deal with in a Woodlands Divorce case. They present valuation issues and even more complicated issues surrounding when and how they can be liquidated and divided. If…
  • Mar 16

    Mediation, Divorce Agreements, and Fraud

    Mediation, Divorce Agreements, and Fraud
    Some people try to get away with being sneaky. Sometimes that mentality goes so far as to be deceptive in dealing with other people. This happens a lot (too much) in divorce cases. It is not uncommon for the husband Read More
Rank this Week: 718

Fort Worth Injury Lawyers Blog

Fort Worth Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, truck accidents and defective medicines. By Borchardt Law Firm.

http://www.fortworthinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 6

    Lethal medicine contaminated with fungu

    Lethal medicine contaminated with fungu
    (This photo was taken from CBS.com) Last night "60 Minutes" did a segment on "Lethal medicine linked to meningitis outbreak." The New England Compounding Center was producing a steroid that helps to relieve chronic pain in patients' backs…
  • Jul 31

    Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Agrees to Pay $490.9 Million for Marketing the Prescription Drug Rapamune for Unapproved Use

    Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Agrees to Pay $490.9 Million for Marketing the Prescription Drug Rapamune for Unapproved Use
    Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., (now owned by Pfizer) a pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $490.9 million to resolve the unlawful marketing of the prescription drug Rapamune. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) did not approve it as…
  • Jul 18

    Roll-A-Bout walker product malfunction

    Roll-A-Bout walker product malfunction
    As a patient, being a health advocate is important. As our world progresses so does technology and the advancement in the medical field. Companies are making products so quickly, so the product can be sold in stores. Often products have not…
Rank this Week: 692

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: 823

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Apr 23

    ForceField Energy Stock Trading Suspended-CEO Arrested for Securities Fraud

    ForceField Energy Stock Trading Suspended-CEO Arrested for Securities Fraud
    April 21, 2015- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) suspended trading in the securities of ForceField Energy, Inc. (FNRG)  until May 5th due to concerns about the adequacy and accuracy of information available to investors in…
  • Apr 23

    Former D’Hanis State Bank President Indicted for Fraud & Embezzlement

    Former D’Hanis State Bank President Indicted for Fraud & Embezzlement
    April 17, 2015- San Antonio, Texas The FBI announced that Laurie Mayfield (aka Laurie H. Scott), 54, of Fredericksburg, Texas, was indicted for bank fraud and embezzlement. According to the release, Mayfield , formerly president of…
  • Apr 23

    Houston Broker Suspended for Trading Account Without Client’s Permission

    Houston Broker Suspended for Trading Account Without Client’s Permission
    April 8, 2015- Austin, Texas The Texas State Securities Board (TSSB) suspended Bruce William Schoendorf, an investment adviser of Hurwitz Associates,  for ten days for exercising discretion in a client account in violation of a…
Rank this Week: 804

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

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

http://accessdefense.com
  • Jan 19

    ADA compliance – half right is all wrong

    ADA compliance – half right is all wrong
       Two realities dominate the world of ADA compliance and defense. First, the ADA is a no-fault statute: good intentions don’t matter and innocence is no defense. Second, even when barrier removal is impossible, a business…
  • Dec 14

    Who’s to blame for an ADA violation? If you don’t decide a judge will.

    Who’s to blame for an ADA violation? If you don’t decide a judge will.
    When public or quasi-public entities contract with private businesses to use their facilities it can be difficult to pin down just who may have violated the ADA. It doesn’t have to be, but allocating ADA responsibility requires that the…
  • Nov 30

    Reasonable accommodation under the ADA – what would you do for your mother?

    Reasonable accommodation under the ADA – what would you do for your mother?
    I wrote last week about the difficulty in determining just what the ADA requires in cases concerning physical accessibility. A recent decision from California shows how hard it can be to know what the “reasonable accommodation”…
Rank this Week: 835

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: 873

Houston Criminal Law Journal

Houston Criminal Law Journal

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

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

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

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

    Teen Drinking Consequences in Texa

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

    Man Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault Part of NFL Cut

    Man Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault Part of NFL Cut
Rank this Week: 937

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: 1080

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: 845

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: 1058

Texas Trial Lawyers Blog

Texas Trial Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury cases. By Baumgartner Law Firm.

http://www.texastriallawyers.com/blog
  • May 6

    Why Most Motorcycle Accidents Happen

    Why Most Motorcycle Accidents Happen
        The single biggest reason many people get seriously injured or killed on the motorcycle is that the other drivers cannot see or are not aware of the bike. This is known as the conspicuity problem that is a major cause of…
  • May 4

    Teen Driving Facts and Figure

    Teen Driving Facts and Figure
      It may come as no surprise, but teens have the highest crash rate of any group within the United States. According to the Foundation for Traffic Safety, a report was done in March 2015 that would “access the prevalence of…
  • Apr 30

    Campaigns to Combat Texting and Driving

    Campaigns to Combat Texting and Driving
        April is Distracted Driving Awareness month, as set forth by the National Safety Council. Although there are many different forms of distracted driving, such as fiddling with the radio, talking or conversing with passengers,…
Rank this Week: 1444

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
  • May 6

    How Are the Texas Anti-SLAPP Statute and Jade Helm 15 Alike?

    How Are the Texas Anti-SLAPP Statute and Jade Helm 15 Alike?
    Posted by Charles Sartain May a court “draw rational inferences from circumstantial evidence” when determining if a plaintiff  has met its burden in a suit in which the defendant has invoked the Texas Citizens…
  • Apr 30

    Your Texas Legislature at Work, Part 2

    Your Texas Legislature at Work, Part 2
    Posted by Charles Sartain The Texas legislature is still busy on energy issues. Is that good or bad? It depends on your situation; oil patch thieves won’t like it. Wind Energy Senate Bill 931 would blow away the Renewable…
  • Apr 22

    What is Your Texas Legislature Doing for You Today?

    What is Your Texas Legislature Doing for You Today?
    Posted by Charles Sartain The Texas legislature has been busy on energy. House Bill 40, similar to House Bills 539 and 540, steamrolled through the House of Representatives last week by a vote of 122 to 18. Reminds us of A L pitchers not…
Rank this Week: 1741

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/
  • May 6

    Schlumberger Seeks to Overturn Jury Verdict

    Schlumberger Seeks to Overturn Jury Verdict
    Schlumberger cannot accept its loss in a recent jury trial. The large oil field service company has asked U.S. District Judge Lamberth for a judgment notwithstanding the verdict. That is, it has asked the judge to toss the jury verdict saying…
  • May 1

    Governor Sends in the Guard

    Governor Sends in the Guard
    The request is a little silly. Gov. Abbott has asked the Texas National Guard to “monitor” the U.S. Army Special Forces as it performs some training at Camp Swift, near Bastrop. The Camp Swift exercise is part of a seven state…
  • Apr 30

    Texas Supreme Court Changes Retaliation Requirement

    Texas Supreme Court Changes Retaliation Requirement
    The Texas Supreme Court reversed the jury decision in Nicholas v. SAWS. See decision here. The result is not surprising. The Texas Supreme Court frequently reverses jury verdicts in favor of victims of discrimination. The court found that…
Rank this Week: 1460

Cordell Parvin Blog

Cordell Parvin Blog

Covers career development, client development, and lawyer marketing.

http://www.cordellblog.com
  • May 6

    Setting Goals: The Who, What, When, Where, Why and How Question

    Setting Goals: The Who, What, When, Where, Why and How Question
    I love quotes about goals. Here is one that I put onto a magnet and gave away to lawyers I coached.   When you set goals, I urge you to do a lot of self reflection. What do I mean by that? Ask yourself the  who, what, when, why,…
  • May 5

    Blogging: Where Do You Get Ideas?

    Blogging: Where Do You Get Ideas?
    If you are a regular reader you know I recently spoke at the ABA Forum on Construction Law Annual Meeting.  My presentation was on Client Development: Old Tools, New Tools. I used one of the new presentation tools: Prezi just to…
  • Apr 30

    Want to unlock the secrets of client development?

    Want to unlock the secrets of client development?
    Several times I have given a presentation to law firms on “Unlocking the Secrets of Client Development.” I like the title because it is catchy, but truthfully, there are no secrets. Selling yourself and your firm is not rocket…
Rank this Week: 1862

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • May 5

    New York Adopts the Uniform Bar Exam

    New York Adopts the Uniform Bar Exam
    After considerable debate and several public hearings, the New York Court of Appeals has adopted the recommendation of the Advisory Committee on the Uniform Bar Examination and in July 2016 New York will administer the Uniform Bar…
  • May 4

    Tackling a Take Home Exam

    Tackling a Take Home Exam
    Professors do not give take home exams because they are kind or because they want you to work on the exam for 24 hours straight. Professors give take home exams because they want to read decent exam responses. A take-home...
  • May 3

    Are you are an ASP'er? Just breathe.

    Are you are an ASP'er? Just breathe.
    Those of us in ASP are finishing up our semesters. All of us are about to dive into the next big project: some ASP'ers begin bar prep; others begin leg-up summer programs for entering 1L students; yet others begin pre-law...
Rank this Week: 1411

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Covers listing decisions, critical habitats and endangered species litigation. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
Rank this Week: 1515

Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog

Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.oilandgaslawyerblog.com/
  • May 4

    Restrictions on Assignment

    Restrictions on Assignment
    Modern oil and gas leases often contain restrictions on the right of the lessee to assign the lease to third parties. The lease may require the consent of the lessor to any assignment, or it may impose conditions on the right to assign…
  • Apr 28

    Backlog of Drilled but Uncompleted Wells Skyrocket

    Backlog of Drilled but Uncompleted Wells Skyrocket
    This graphic from Bloomberg article, US Fracklog Triples as Drillers Keep Oil from Market (click to enlarge): Bloomberg says that these uncompleted wells, if completed (that is, hydraulically fractured), would produce 322,000 bbls/day,…
  • Apr 27

    Report of the Texas Unclaimed Mineral Proceeds Commission

    Report of the Texas Unclaimed Mineral Proceeds Commission
    In 2013, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 724, creating the Texas Unclaimed Mineral Proceeds Commission, and charged the commission to study and provide recommendations regarding distribution of unclaimed mineral proceeds held by the…
Rank this Week: 1279

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/
  • May 3

    Giving Birth to Multiples Increases Risks of Complication

    Giving Birth to Multiples Increases Risks of Complication
    As reported by Fox News recently, a Houston area woman gave birth to the only set of all female quintuplets in the United States.  Born at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas, the five little girls arrived on April 8th…The post…
  • Apr 23

    Surviving an Apartment Complex Fire

    Surviving an Apartment Complex Fire
    The Houston area was hit hard recently by hail, high winds and dangerous storms. One particularly nasty storm produced strong lightening in the Harris County region. Residents of an apartment complex in the area were shocked when a lightning…
  • Apr 16

    No Telemedicine In Texas?

    No Telemedicine In Texas?
    The World Wide Web has, without a doubt, made the world a smaller place.  The free exchange of information has opened doors to cross-state and cross-border sales of goods and services.  It only makes sense that the service industry…
Rank this Week: 1830

Texas Workers Rights Blog

Texas Workers Rights Blog

Features employment law updates and discussions for Texas workers. By John A. Wenke.

http://www.johnwenke.com/category/texasworkersrightsblog/
  • May 1

    Supreme Court Extends Accommodations to Pregnant Worker

    Supreme Court Extends Accommodations to Pregnant Worker
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided the highly anticipated case of Peggy Young v. UPS, and addressed the unresolved question of whether pregnant employees are entitled to workplace accommodations due to their pregnancy.   …
  • Feb 23

    “Gorilla” Presentation on Juneteenth Costs Employer

    “Gorilla” Presentation on Juneteenth Costs Employer
    CorpCar is a limousine service in Houston, Texas, and 75% of its chauffeurs are African-American.   In the spring of 2009, several black employees requested time off to attend “Juneteenth” celebrations.  …
  • Dec 1

    Employer’s Anti-SLAPP Defense Slapped Down by Court

    Employer’s Anti-SLAPP Defense Slapped Down by Court
    In 2011, the Texas Legislature passed the Texas Citizen’s Participation Act (or the Texas “Anti-SLAPP” statute).     This law was designed to protect against SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public…
Rank this Week: 1776

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
  • May 1

    Is Gift to Stepchildren Void if Testator is Divorced After Signing a Will?

    Is Gift to Stepchildren Void if Testator is Divorced After Signing a Will?
    I received a note yesterday from someone whose mother had recently passed away. His mother’s Will, which was made before she divorced, identified her stepchildren as beneficiaries. The note’s author asked: “Do the…
  • Apr 20

    Who Are Your Beneficiaries?

    Who Are Your Beneficiaries?
    Who are your beneficiaries? When was the last time you updated your beneficiary designations? If you’re like most Americans, it’s probably been a really long time! Unfortunately that can lead to disastrous results. For example, I…
  • Apr 10

    Can I Rewrite a Deceased Person’s Will?

    Can I Rewrite a Deceased Person’s Will?
    I received a message from someone this week whose husband had passed away seven years earlier leaving a Will that gave all his worldly possessions her. However, she never had the Will probated. I’m not sure what circumstances caused her…
Rank this Week: 1439

Tilting the Scales

Tilting the Scales

Shares advice for business owners & executives. By Cleve Clinton and Jamie Ribman.

http://www.tiltingthescales.com/
  • Apr 30

    Paying Child Support: Are Your New Hires Being Honest?

    Paying Child Support: Are Your New Hires Being Honest?
    Knowing that his old high school friend Iman Dedbeet had just been taken to the cleaners by his ex-wife Goldilocks in a nasty divorce, Johnny Clueless decided to help Iman out by hiring him as his general sales manager at Clueless Automotive.…
  • Apr 30

    Avoiding Job Applicants who Smoke: Is Snuffing out Smokers Discrimination?

    Avoiding Job Applicants who Smoke: Is Snuffing out Smokers Discrimination?
    Faced with increasing healthcare costs and wanting to be a good role model, Gus Grohcer of Canned Foods 4 Less advises all prospective employees that he does not hire smokers and tests for nicotine, making all job offers “contingent…
  • Apr 30

    Safety Over Convenience: When Should Employers Investigate their Employees’ Mental State?

    Safety Over Convenience: When Should Employers Investigate their Employees’ Mental State?
    Stephen F. Austin is the CEO of Alamo Lines, a bus line servicing Central Texas. One night, a young, promising driver, David Boone, confessed to Stephen that he was suffering from severe depression and suicidal thoughts. Boone did not mention…
Rank this Week: 1560

Texas Employment Law Update

Texas Employment Law Update

Covers labor and employment legal topis for Texas employers. By Russell Cawyer.

http://www.texasemploymentlawupdate.com/
  • Apr 30

    Texas Supreme Court Reverses Million Dollar Verdict in Retaliation Case

    Texas Supreme Court Reverses Million Dollar Verdict in Retaliation Case
    Last week the Texas Supreme Court reversed a $1 million jury verdict in a retaliation case arising under state law. In San Antonio Water Systems v. Nichols, the court held that the former employee’s confrontation of a male executive…
  • Apr 27

    Texas Employers Should Educate Themselves on Dealing with Transgender Employee

    Texas Employers Should Educate Themselves on Dealing with Transgender Employee
    Diane Sawyer’s primetime interview with Bruce Jenner where he confirmed that he is transgender, and more closely identifies with the female rather than male gender, has raised awareness on the issues that affect these…
  • Apr 17

    Oilfield Service Providers Should Consider WARN Act Implications Prior to Making Job Cut

    Oilfield Service Providers Should Consider WARN Act Implications Prior to Making Job Cut
    The price of oil has dropped significantly from its 2014 highs and the effect of this drop is trickling down to the oil field service providers.  Energy exploration and production companies are drastically cutting their capital…
Rank this Week: 1253

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: 1670