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Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    Unenforceable Custody and Support Provisions in Separation Agreement

    Unenforceable Custody and Support Provisions in Separation Agreement
    It is not uncommon for people undergoing divorce to approach their attorneys with a laundry list of terms regarding their children that they would like included in their separation agreement, or for people who already divorced to approach…
  • Mar 23

    Maintaining or Reinstating F-1 Student Statu

    Maintaining or Reinstating F-1 Student Statu
    If you are an international student enrolled in a full-time degree or academic program at a U.S. educational institution, then you are an F-1 student. As an F-1 student, you are admitted to the U.S. for “duration of status.” This…
  • Mar 21

    Leaving Real Estate in Your Will in Virginia

    Leaving Real Estate in Your Will in Virginia
    How you hold title to your real estate (real property) may have an impact on whether or not it can be left to someone in your will. When having a will drafted and considering who you want your real property to pass to upon your death, it is…
Rank this Week: 193

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Mar 22

    Want to Stay Up on Your Mechanic’s Lien Deadlines? Write a Letter or Two

    Want to Stay Up on Your Mechanic’s Lien Deadlines? Write a Letter or Two
    90 days.  150 days. 6 months.  30 days. Do these numbers sound familiar?  If you read Construction Law Musings regularly, they should be.  These are various deadlines relating to the recording and enforcement of…
  • Mar 13

    Communicate with the Field to Nip Issues in the Bud

    Communicate with the Field to Nip Issues in the Bud
    This past week, I spent some time meeting with clients and generally discussing the day to day operations of construction companies.  One common theme of these discussions (and of this construction blog) was the need to deal with…
  • Feb 28

    How is Negotiating a Construction Contract Like Buying a Car?

    How is Negotiating a Construction Contract Like Buying a Car?
    I know, you’re probably looking for a punchline, and likely thinking something along the lines of “only a construction attorney would be sitting in his office and come up with such an analogy,” but I really do think…
Rank this Week: 508

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Mar 19

    CAAF personnel move

    CAAF personnel move
    Chief Judge Erdmann is scheduled to leave the court in July 2017. At that point, the next judge in line will fleet up to be chief judge.  Interestingly Judges Stucky and Ryan took the oath on the same day for the same term.…
  • Mar 13

    Backgrounder

    Backgrounder
    As part of due diligence defense counsel want to know as much about a witness as possible–that’s OK and ethical.  Many of us have found helpful information on social media accounts. The gist of Formal Opinion 466 is that,…
  • Mar 13

    “Justice” Gorsuch-Worth-the-Read

    “Justice” Gorsuch-Worth-the-Read
    Sophie J. Hart & Dennis M. Martin, Essay: Judge Gorsuch and the Fourth Amendment, 69 Stan. L. Rev. Online 132 (March 2017).
Rank this Week: 333

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • May 9

    To BRI or Not to BRI, That Is the Question

    To BRI or Not to BRI, That Is the Question
    A good argument can be made that a given panel of PTAB judges will construe claims in the manner that makes most sense to them, regardless of the legal rubric they are assigned. Indeed, we can draw a direct analogy from the experience…
  • May 9

    Facebook advertising revenue jumps on mobile advertising revenue surge

    Facebook advertising revenue jumps on mobile advertising revenue surge
    Facebook’s mobile advertising numbers were so good that its entire advertising revenue stream surged ahead 57 percent when compared with 2015’s first quarter, up from $3.31 billion to $5.2 billion. Advertising is the major chunk…
  • May 8

    Study: Media use of the term “patent troll” negatively predisposes readers, court

    Study: Media use of the term “patent troll” negatively predisposes readers, court
    "Patent troll," the term employed by leading newspapers, magazines and online publications to describe how some patents are owned and used, provides a prejudicial impression of patent licensing that unfairly influences attitudes towards…
Rank this Week: 456

Business Brawls Blog

Business Brawls Blog

Covers business litigation issues. By Kaufman Law.

http://www.businessbrawls.com/blog
  • Jan 12

    The Secret to Life

    The Secret to Life
    One of our clients shared this insight, as told to her by Cantor Maurice Falkow from Congregation Anshei Israel, now deceased. Many people had asked Cantor Falkow about the secret to life.  He always replied that there really isn’t…
  • Jun 23

    TV Is Wrong Or Why Do People Falsely Confess?

    TV Is Wrong Or Why Do People Falsely Confess?
    http://www.npr.org/2013/12/05/248968150/beyond-good-cop-bad-cop-a-look-at-real-life-interrogation
  • May 7

    Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Right

    Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Right
    This blog is a great discussion of the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights.  I think I want some of these rights too. http://popehat.com/2015/04/29/cops-we-need-rights-more-than-you-citizen/
Rank this Week: 440

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Pre-1972 Fight with a Twist: Georgia Supreme Court Exempts Internet Streaming from State Record Piracy Statute

    Pre-1972 Fight with a Twist: Georgia Supreme Court Exempts Internet Streaming from State Record Piracy Statute
    (Court also compares Internet Radio to Terrestrial Under State Law) A Georgia Supreme Court decision on a narrow issue relating to the use of pre-1972 sound recordings creates an interesting new topic for discussion in this area, even as the…
  • Mar 29

    FCC Modernizes 800 MHz Rule

    FCC Modernizes 800 MHz Rule
    On March 23, 2017, the FCC enacted an Order to modernize its rules and regulations governing the 800 MHz Cellular Service band in order to encompass modern wideband mobile broadband service technologies such as LTE. The FCC stated that the…
  • Mar 28

    FCC Joins Industry to Eliminate Illegal Robocalls; Releases NPRM to Remove Regulatory Roadblock

    FCC Joins Industry to Eliminate Illegal Robocalls; Releases NPRM to Remove Regulatory Roadblock
    Your phone rings. You look down at your phone, which reads “IRS.” You answer. “Hello?” There’s a pause. Then, in an automated tone, you hear this: “This call is to inform you that the IRS is filing a…
Rank this Week: 933

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    Fight Driving on Revoked Under Va Code 18.2-272

    Fight Driving on Revoked Under Va Code 18.2-272
    If you’re accused of violating Virginia Code 18.2-272, you should be aware that this is a Class 1 misdemeanor, and you are facing a real likelihood of jail if you are found guilty. This statute covers violations of driving while your…
  • Mar 19

    Red Light Traffic Camera Locations in Virginia [Interactive Map]

    Red Light Traffic Camera Locations in Virginia [Interactive Map]
    The map below displays the precise location of every red light camera in Virginia. Hover over any of the red indicators to see the city and cross streets for each red light camera location. Andrew Flusche answers common questions about red…
  • Mar 19

    Red Light Traffic Camera Locations in Virginia [Interactive Map]

    Red Light Traffic Camera Locations in Virginia [Interactive Map]
    The map below displays the precise location of every red light camera in Virginia. Hover over any of the red indicators to see the city and cross streets for each red light camera location. Andrew Flusche answers common questions about red…
Rank this Week: 1233

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

Covers immigration and criminal law. By Hassan M. Ahmad.

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • Mar 20

    Trumpaganda

    Trumpaganda
    ​Veteran journalist Scarborough tweeted, "I had said Friday was the worst day of Donald Trump's presidency. I was wrong. It is today." He was referring, of course, to FBI director James Comey's March 20 confirmation of an…
  • Mar 8

    #MuslimBan2 Deep Dive

    #MuslimBan2 Deep Dive
    The American Anti-Arab Discrimination Committee (ADC) invited attorney Hassan Ahmad today to do a "deep dive" into the Muslim Ban 2.0 today, going over a lot of the policy considerations and details of the new ban. The ban is a…
  • Mar 7

    #MuslimBan2, Broken Down

    #MuslimBan2, Broken Down
    The new executive order on immigration, dubbed "MuslimBan 2.0" signed March 6, 2017 presents a more nuanced, but still ultimately unconstitutional affront to religious liberty. Reviewing the redline version prepared by the ACLU of…
Rank this Week: 655

Intellalegal IP News

Intellalegal IP News

Features intellectual property news concerning patents, trademarks and copyrights

http://www.intellalegal.com/
Rank this Week: 1103

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice…

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, product liability, public health and tort reform. By Regan Zambri & Long.

http://www.dcmedmalblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    Studies Show Low Carb Diets Can Do Much for Heart Health

    Studies Show Low Carb Diets Can Do Much for Heart Health
    February is American Heart Month. Doctors and other health care professionals urge Americans of all ages to get regular exercise and see their doctors for regular checkups. But studies are showing there’s an under-utilized option for…
  • Feb 19

    Celebrate American Heart Month By Learning More About Heart Health

    Celebrate American Heart Month By Learning More About Heart Health
    February is American Heart Month. Since many of us hit the winter “slump” at about this time of year, it’s a great time to take a second look at your own heart health and start implementing small changes to improve it. Did…
  • Jan 27

    Hurt in 2015? How to Make 2016 a Great Year Despite Your Injury or Disability

    Hurt in 2015? How to Make 2016 a Great Year Despite Your Injury or Disability
    A bad car accident, slip and fall injury or acquired disability turned 2015 upside down for you and your family. You’re likely still struggling to come to terms with your new limitations and figure out how to get your finances, career…
Rank this Week: 797

Companion Animal Law Blog

Companion Animal Law Blog

Covers companion animal law issues, including pet trust, dangerous dog statutes, zoning and land use.By Heidi Meinzer.

http://petlawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 30

    Virginia Legislative Update for 2014

    Virginia Legislative Update for 2014
    2014 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE Virginia’s 2014 Legislative Session ended up being quite dynamic, with a number of legislative victories. These changes will go into effect tomorrow – July 1, 2014. Legislative Victories SB 228…
  • Jun 30

    Virginia Legislative Update for 2014

    Virginia Legislative Update for 2014
    2014 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE Virginia’s 2014 Legislative Session ended up being quite dynamic, with a number of legislative victories. These changes will go into effect tomorrow – July 1, 2014. Legislative Victories SB 228…
  • May 2

    Reminder: VDACS Charitable Organization Form 102 Due May 15!

    Reminder: VDACS Charitable Organization Form 102 Due May 15!
    To all Virginia nonprofits, this is a reminder that May 15 is the deadline to renew your Form 102 with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs. Organizations that wish…
Rank this Week: 739

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice…

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice Blog

By Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton, P.C.

http://va-nc-medical-surgery-malpractice-attorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 691

Community Mediation Center

Community Mediation Center

Offers mediator tips and mediation resources.

http://conflictcrushers.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 614

Northern Virginia and Washington…

Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Lawyers’ Blog

By Shevlin Smith. Covers medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.shevlinsmith.com/blog/
  • Mar 30

    When Traffic Accidents Result in Closed Head Injurie

    When Traffic Accidents Result in Closed Head Injurie
    If you were told that you or a loved one suffered a closed head injury following a car accident, you may want to understand more about it. Any type of head injury is frightening since the brain controls our ability to move, think,…
  • Mar 28

    Forceful Crashes Can Lead to Skull Fractures and Open Head Injurie

    Forceful Crashes Can Lead to Skull Fractures and Open Head Injurie
    When car accidents occur, glass from the windshield and windows can shatter, metal shrapnel from defective airbags can be catapulted, and other objects inside and outside of the car can fly through the air. When any of these things happen in…
  • Mar 24

    Pharmacies Are Missing Dangerous Drug Combination

    Pharmacies Are Missing Dangerous Drug Combination
    When prescribed, medications taken alone are relatively safe and effective for treating specific health conditions; however, when taken in combination with another drugs, medications can have very serious side effects. Many people are…
Rank this Week: 2337

Shevlin Smith

Shevlin Smith

Essential information about medical malpractice and personal injury.

http://www.shevlinsmith.com/library/
  • Mar 30

    When Traffic Accidents Result in Closed Head Injurie

    When Traffic Accidents Result in Closed Head Injurie
    If you were told that you or a loved one suffered a closed head injury following a car accident, you may want to understand more about it. Any type of head injury is frightening since the brain controls our ability to move, think,…
  • Mar 28

    Forceful Crashes Can Lead to Skull Fractures and Open Head Injurie

    Forceful Crashes Can Lead to Skull Fractures and Open Head Injurie
    When car accidents occur, glass from the windshield and windows can shatter, metal shrapnel from defective airbags can be catapulted, and other objects inside and outside of the car can fly through the air. When any of these things happen in…
  • Mar 24

    Pharmacies Are Missing Dangerous Drug Combination

    Pharmacies Are Missing Dangerous Drug Combination
    When prescribed, medications taken alone are relatively safe and effective for treating specific health conditions; however, when taken in combination with another drugs, medications can have very serious side effects. Many people are…
Rank this Week: 2248

Health Care Investor

Health Care Investor

Covers issues and trends that impact investments in healthcare and life sciences businesses. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.thehealthcareinvestor.com
Rank this Week: 4072

Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC…

Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC Blog

Trademark, brand and social media news, analysis and tips.

http://www.erikpelton.com/resources/
  • Mar 29

    Someone posted a trademark question to their friends on Facebook; read my response

    Someone posted a trademark question to their friends on Facebook; read my response
    A Facebook friend of client (a non-attorney) posted a question on Facebook regarding a potential trademark dispute, asking her friends to weigh in with their opinions as to whether it might be an infringement. The summary of the facts (no…
  • Mar 27

    Trademarks protection from A to Z

    Trademarks protection from A to Z
    Trademarks come in all shapes and sizes. All types of words, from common ones (APPLE) to made up ones (EXXON).  They protect all types of products, from clothing to manure. From food trucks to trucking services. Trademarks can be short…
  • Mar 23

    Updated free tool for tracking the status of any trademark application or registration: sofTMware

    Updated free tool for tracking the status of any trademark application or registration: sofTMware
    I have recently updated the site for sofTMware.com®.  Using a cloud-based secure website, sofTMware allows users, law firms, and businesses to: Receive daily email reports featuring any USPTO status changes to monitored records…
Rank this Week: 3214

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covering estate planning, elder law, special needs planning, and veteran's benefits in Virginia. By Hook Law Center.

http://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    Why You Need an Elder Law Attorney

    Why You Need an Elder Law Attorney
    As elder law attorneys, we help our clients navigate through a host of issues: planning for incapacity or death; determining which long-term care services are appropriate for them; handling concerns about family dynamics, divorcing, feuding,…
  • Mar 20

    Medicare Actively Expanding MSP Compliance for Personal Injury Claimant

    Medicare Actively Expanding MSP Compliance for Personal Injury Claimant
    On February 3, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that they would be establishing two new Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) processes – one for Liability Medicare Set-Asides (LMSA) and the other for Non-Fault…
  • Mar 13

    Predators and Creditors: How to Protect Your Family

    Predators and Creditors: How to Protect Your Family
    Estate planning has come a long way from when I first began practice in 1993. At the time, estate planning was highly driven by a need to avoid or minimize estate taxes and the tax rules took precedence over many other considerations for many…
Rank this Week: 2747

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    Why You Need an Elder Law Attorney

    Why You Need an Elder Law Attorney
    As elder law attorneys, we help our clients navigate through a host of issues: planning for incapacity or death; determining which long-term care services are appropriate for them; handling concerns about family dynamics, divorcing, feuding,…
  • Mar 20

    Medicare Actively Expanding MSP Compliance for Personal Injury Claimant

    Medicare Actively Expanding MSP Compliance for Personal Injury Claimant
    On February 3, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that they would be establishing two new Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) processes – one for Liability Medicare Set-Asides (LMSA) and the other for Non-Fault…
  • Mar 13

    Predators and Creditors: How to Protect Your Family

    Predators and Creditors: How to Protect Your Family
    Estate planning has come a long way from when I first began practice in 1993. At the time, estate planning was highly driven by a need to avoid or minimize estate taxes and the tax rules took precedence over many other considerations for many…
Rank this Week: 2201

Virginia Injury Lawyers Blog

Virginia Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Charles B. Roberts, Personal Injury Attorney, PC.

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

    The Importance of Medical Experts in Virginia Medical Malpractice Case

    The Importance of Medical Experts in Virginia Medical Malpractice Case
    Medical malpractice cases are some of the most complex and confusing types of personal injury cases. In fact, most medical malpractice cases require an understanding of the medical field beyond what most lawyers and judges possess. For…
  • Mar 22

    Court Prevents Slip-and-Fall Plaintiff from Making Argument on Appeal Because It Was Not Made at Trial

    Court Prevents Slip-and-Fall Plaintiff from Making Argument on Appeal Because It Was Not Made at Trial
    Earlier this week, an appellate court in Rhode Island issued a written opinion in a premises liability case brought by the parents of a young boy who was injured while playing baseball in a park owned and operated by the defendant city.…
  • Mar 13

    What to Do When an Insurance Company Denies Your Accident Claim

    What to Do When an Insurance Company Denies Your Accident Claim
    All Virginia drivers are responsible for carrying a certain amount of auto insurance for their vehicle in case they are in an accident that results in bodily injury or property damage. Drivers must also have insurance coverage in the event…
Rank this Week: 2819

Virginia Defamation Law Blog

Virginia Defamation Law Blog

Covers defamation, internet law and torts. By BerlikLaw LLC.

http://www.virginiadefamationlawyer.com/
  • Mar 24

    New Statutory Immunity for Statements on Matters of Public Concern

    New Statutory Immunity for Statements on Matters of Public Concern
    A new law will go into effect on July 1, 2017, that creates what amounts to a qualified privilege against defamation actions for statements regarding matters of public concern that would be entitled to protection under the First Amendment.…
  • Mar 16

    No Discovery Rule for Defamation Claims in Virginia

    No Discovery Rule for Defamation Claims in Virginia
    The statute of limitations for defamation actions in Virginia is one year. This means that if somebody libels you on the Internet, you have just one year from the date of the defamatory post in which to file a lawsuit. A question I get asked…
  • Mar 6

    Don’t Overlook Defamation Per Quod

    Don’t Overlook Defamation Per Quod
    When suing for libel or slander in Virginia, it helps if you can make out a claim for that form of defamation known as defamation per se. If the judge agrees that your claim qualifies, he or she will instruct the jury to presume general…
Rank this Week: 4033

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration law and employment-based visa news. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Mar 24

    State Department Orders ‘Extreme Vetting’

    State Department Orders ‘Extreme Vetting’
    State Department Secretary Rex Tillerson has directed all consular chiefs to determine which populations of visa applicants should be subject to additional “extreme” vetting.  The March 15 direction is in response to…
  • Mar 23

    Future of H-4 Work Permits Uncertain

    Future of H-4 Work Permits Uncertain
    In 2015, the Obama Administration DHS issued the H-4 EAD Rule allowing certain spouses of H-1B holders to obtain EADs and work while waiting to become permanent residents.  Soon thereafter, a group of high-tech workers, Save Jobs USA,…
  • Mar 21

    Restrictions on Personal Electronic Devices, including Laptops, on Flights from 10 Airport

    Restrictions on Personal Electronic Devices, including Laptops, on Flights from 10 Airport
    No personal electronic devices (PEDs) larger than a cellphone or smartphone, such as a laptop computer or e-reader, can be carried into the cabin of airplanes flying directly to the U.S. from 10 airports in the Middle East, North Africa, and…
Rank this Week: 3612

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

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

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
  • Mar 22

    Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Joins List of Endangered Species Despite Delay

    Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Joins List of Endangered Species Despite Delay
    On January 11, 2017, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) published a final rule listing the rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis) as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  The rusty patched bumble bee’s…
  • Mar 17

    Texas Federal Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Based On Sea Turtle Concern

    Texas Federal Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Based On Sea Turtle Concern
    On March 13, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas granted a preliminary injunction relying primarily on Endangered Species Act (ESA) claims, halting operation of a mooring project on the Lydia Ann Channel near…
  • Mar 9

    D.C. Circuit Reinstates Gray Wolf Delisting in Wyoming

    D.C. Circuit Reinstates Gray Wolf Delisting in Wyoming
    On March 3, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld a final rule delisting the gray wolf in Wyoming under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Defenders of Wildlife v. Zinke, No. 14-5300 (D.C. Cir. Mar. 3,…
Rank this Week: 5124

Chris Guedri's Blog

Chris Guedri's Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.chris-guedri.com/
  • Mar 15

    An Experienced Attorney Can Make a Difference in a Wrongful Death Case

    An Experienced Attorney Can Make a Difference in a Wrongful Death Case
    Author: P. Christopher Guedri, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Attorney When someone’s negligence or misconduct results in the death of another, the victim’s family may choose to file a wrongful death claim. [1] A wrongful…
  • Mar 1

    Tips to Protect Children from Burn

    Tips to Protect Children from Burn
    Children may not understand the risks of burn injuries or the concept of heat from a stove, but you can follow a few simple safety tips can help keep them safe.
  • Dec 28

    Electronic Stability Control Now Required on Trucks and Buse

    Electronic Stability Control Now Required on Trucks and Buse
    Electronic Stability Control (ESC) has distinguished itself as perhaps the single most beneficial safety system added to our cars.
Rank this Week: 2307

Thomson Law Firm Q & A

Thomson Law Firm Q & A

Answers common questions about car accidents, medical malpractice and other serious issues that can involve lawsuits.

http://www.myvirginiainjurylawyer.com/q-a/
  • Mar 13

    Nissan Recall Affects Over 54,000 Vehicle

    Nissan Recall Affects Over 54,000 Vehicle
    Nissan announced today that is is recalling approximately 54,000 2012 Nissan Versas.  The company discovered a problem with the vehicle’s airbags.  Nissan reports that curtain and seat mounted airbags may deploy in these…
  • Feb 22

    Firearms Manufacturer Remington Recalls Model 700 and Model 7

    Firearms Manufacturer Remington Recalls Model 700 and Model 7
    Firearms Manufacturer Remington has recalled the Remington Model 700 and the Remington Model 7 rifles manufactured between May 1, 2006 and April 9, 2014.  The models eligible for the recall have the X-Mark Pro model trigger. There are…
  • Feb 14

    Have You Suffered Serious Side Effects From The Following Drugs?

    Have You Suffered Serious Side Effects From The Following Drugs?
    If you or a loved one has suffered serious side effects or has died after taking any of the drugs listed below, I would like to talk with you to discuss your potential claim. Currently the following dangerous medications are on our watch…
Rank this Week: 3592

Virginia Real Estate, Land Use…

Virginia Real Estate, Land Use & Construction Law

Covers Virginia real estate, land use, and construction law issues, such as green building and LEED. By Bean Kinney & Korman.

http://www.valanduseconstructionlaw.com/
  • Mar 10

    Arlington County Board Holds Work Session with Planning Commission to Discuss Upcoming Project

    Arlington County Board Holds Work Session with Planning Commission to Discuss Upcoming Project
    The Arlington County Board held a work session this week with representatives from the Planning Division and Planning Commission to discuss projects and priorities for the coming year. This work session provided an opportunity for County…
  • Nov 3

    New Owner-Occupancy Rules for Condominium Development

    New Owner-Occupancy Rules for Condominium Development
    Effectively immediately, The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has implemented new owner-occupancy rules regarding existing condominium developments.  The owner-occupancy requirement for most projects has been lowered from 50% to…
  • Nov 3

    New Owner-Occupancy Rules for Condominium Development

    New Owner-Occupancy Rules for Condominium Development
    Effectively immediately, The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has implemented new owner-occupancy rules regarding existing condominium developments.  The owner-occupancy requirement for most projects has been lowered from 50% to…
Rank this Week: 5040

The Virginia Business Litigation…

The Virginia Business Litigation Blog

Covers news and updates in business litigation, IP, trademark, copyright law. By BerlikLaw, LLC.

http://www.virginiabusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Mar 9

    Hypothetical Overbreadth May Invalidate Noncompete

    Hypothetical Overbreadth May Invalidate Noncompete
    The “janitor test” isn’t the only hypothetical scenario that, when applied to a non-compete agreement governed by Virginia law, can render the contract unenforceable. In NVR, Inc. v. David Nelson, the federal court in…
  • Feb 6

    Public Disclosure of Discovery

    Public Disclosure of Discovery
    If you look up “deposition” on YouTube, you’ll likely find over 200,000 videos to choose from. Many include graphics and commentary that the uploader added after the deposition was taken, usually with the aim of mocking the…
  • Jan 7

    Remedies for a Broken Engagement or Marriage

    Remedies for a Broken Engagement or Marriage
    So your fiancée broke off your engagement because she fell in love with your best friend and decided she likes him better. On top of that, she won’t return the $20,000 engagement ring you bought her. So the marriage is off, your…
Rank this Week: 4092

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

News and tips for people in Northern Virginia considering personal bankruptcy.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 4

    Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48%

    Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48%
    After Bankruptcy: Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48% The same week that her bankruptcy was discharged, Tammy got a car loan at 4.48%.  Now I sure don’t suggest trying to buy a car the same week your bankruptcy is over. But Tammy had no…
  • Feb 18

    Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuse

    Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuse
    After Bankruptcy Mistakes: Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuses. Everybody makes mistakes. Banks do, too. When you file bankruptcy, the banks you owe money to don’t always do what they are supposed to do. This…
  • Jan 26

    Holly Gets Hired after Bankruptcy and Gets a New Credit Card

    Holly Gets Hired after Bankruptcy and Gets a New Credit Card
    Holly Gets Hired After Bankruptcy and Gets a New Company Credit Card Holly was at the end of her rope. She’d been out of work for two years; she kept getting interviews but no offers; and she was feeding partial payments to her…
Rank this Week: 2822

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 4

    Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48%

    Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48%
    After Bankruptcy: Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48% The same week that her bankruptcy was discharged, Tammy got a car loan at 4.48%.  Now I sure don’t suggest trying to buy a car the same week your bankruptcy is over. But Tammy had no…
  • Feb 18

    Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuse

    Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuse
    After Bankruptcy Mistakes: Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuses. Everybody makes mistakes. Banks do, too. When you file bankruptcy, the banks you owe money to don’t always do what they are supposed to do. This…
  • Jan 26

    Holly Gets Hired after Bankruptcy and Gets a New Credit Card

    Holly Gets Hired after Bankruptcy and Gets a New Credit Card
    Holly Gets Hired After Bankruptcy and Gets a New Company Credit Card Holly was at the end of her rope. She’d been out of work for two years; she kept getting interviews but no offers; and she was feeding partial payments to her…
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Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Mar 1

    What’s in FICALA? Part 2 – MDL

    What’s in FICALA? Part 2 – MDL
    Earlier this month, I wrote about the class-action provisions of the new Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act, which has passed out of the Judiciary Committee and is headed for a floor vote in the House.  At the end … Continue…
  • Feb 20

    Eighth Circuit Undoes Target Data Breach Settlement Cla

    Eighth Circuit Undoes Target Data Breach Settlement Cla
    Today, we at Class Action Countermeasures are proud to post an analysis of the recent Target litigation appellate opinion by members of our class action and data privacy groups: Laura A. Lange, Shawna J. English,…
  • Feb 14

    The New, Improved FICALA – What’s In the House Class Action Bill?

    The New, Improved FICALA – What’s In the House Class Action Bill?
    The House of Representatives has reintroduced the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act (FICALA), and it’s more substantial than the 2015 version.  The previous version, you may recall, attempted to reinforce the typicality…
Rank this Week: 3974

Virginia Trucking Accident Injury…

Virginia Trucking Accident Injury Attorneys

Covers truck accidents and legal issues affecting trucking law in Virginia and beyond. By the Cooper Hurley Law Firm.

http://www.virginia-truck-accident-attorney-help.com/
  • Feb 27

    The Role of a Trucking Broker in a Big Rig Accident Case

    The Role of a Trucking Broker in a Big Rig Accident Case
    When we think of the parties who can be liable for a death or an injury in a trucking accident, we often think of the driver, the trucking company or possibly a loading company. However, we should not overlook the potential liability of the…
  • Jan 16

    Tips to Avoid Aggressive Truck Driving

    Tips to Avoid Aggressive Truck Driving
    Road rage is a significant problem on the highways of the United States. It’s bad enough when car drivers come to blows but aggressive truck driving can be even more serious for other road users. Most of us have encountered some degree…
  • Nov 29

    The Trucker DUI Limit for Commercial Driver

    The Trucker DUI Limit for Commercial Driver
    Truckers are subject to more onerous regulations than other drivers. It includes a different trucker DUI limit if you are behind the wheel of a commercial vehicle. Drunkenness, possession of alcohol or use of any alcohol on duty is…
Rank this Week: 3520

Virginia Family Law

Virginia Family Law

Covers Virginia family law issues. By Jason A. Weis.

http://www.familylawva.com/
  • Feb 20

    Finding Hidden Assets During Divorce

    Finding Hidden Assets During Divorce
    According to the National Endowment for Financial Education, 31% of U.S. adults who combined assets with a spouse or partner say they have been deceptive about money and 58% of these adults say they hid cash from their partner or…
  • Jan 20

    Will Adultery Impact My Security Clearance?

    Will Adultery Impact My Security Clearance?
    It sometimes seems that nearly every government employee or military officer working in Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax, or Loudoun County has some form of top secret security clearance.  As a result, I am often asked about…
  • Apr 25

    High Asset Divorce

    High Asset Divorce
    In 2015, Curran Moher Weis, through negotiation or litigation, equitably distributed more than half a billion dollars in assets.  Though our Northern Virginia family law practice represents clients who come in all shapes and sizes (and…
Rank this Week: 4722

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/insights-news/
Rank this Week: 2730

Unfair Business Practices

Unfair Business Practices

Focuses on unfair business and trade practices. By Williams Mullen.

http://unfairbusinesspractices.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4202

Personal Injury Cases & News Blog

Personal Injury Cases & News Blog

By Brien Roche Law.

http://www.brienrochelaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    Medical Malpractice Informed Consent

    Medical Malpractice Informed Consent
    Medical Malpractice Informed Consent from Brien Roche Law Professor George Annas from Boston University’s School of Public Health recently contended at a meeting of the American Bar Association that informed consent was under attack.…
  • Jan 7

    Filing Suit in Federal Court

    Filing Suit in Federal Court
    Filing Suit in Federal Court from Brien Roche Law Filing suit in federal court requires first an analysis of whether that court has what is called subject matter jurisdiction.Subject matter jurisdiction in federal court is based on either…
  • Jan 7

    Handling Fire Case

    Handling Fire Case
    Handling Fire Cases from Brien Roche Law Cigarette Fires Cigarette fire cases involve interesting issues of product liability law. Many household fires are caused by cigarettes according to injury attorney Brien Roche.  Everybody knows…
Rank this Week: 3111

Tarley Robinson Legal Nuggets

Tarley Robinson Legal Nuggets

Covers legal issues facing small businesses and common interest communities (known popularly as HOAs).

http://blog.tarleyrobinson.com/
  • Feb 6

    Airbnb and VRBO and your Home: Regulating The Shared Economy

    Airbnb and VRBO and your Home: Regulating The Shared Economy
    The “Shared Economy”— where economic and social activity occurs directly between individuals with the help of an online format— is reshaping our national economy. Today we can easily monetize everyday assets, including…
  • Feb 19

    The Importance of the “Certification” when Amending HOA Document

    The Importance of the “Certification” when Amending HOA Document
    The Virginia Supreme Court’s opinion in Tvardek, et al v. Powhatan Village Homeowners Association, Inc. highlights how critical it is to not only amend your HOA documents in compliance with the law and your existing documents, but…
  • May 25

    Pool Season: Is Your Association Ready to Take the Plunge?

    Pool Season: Is Your Association Ready to Take the Plunge?
    Many Community Associations prepare to open their neighborhood pool by adding chemicals and performing maintenance to ensure the health and safety of the Owners. But just as HOAs take care in measuring chlorine and skimming leaves, Boards of…
Rank this Week: 2959

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 2450

Virginia Traffic Law News

Virginia Traffic Law News

By Caddell Nelson & Reibach.

http://www.cnrlawyers.com/news/
  • Jan 20

    Speed of 80 MPH on Virginia Highways Means a Reckless Driving Ticket

    Speed of 80 MPH on Virginia Highways Means a Reckless Driving Ticket
    Speed of 80 MPH on Virginia Highways Means a Reckless Driving Ticket 804-355-8037 In Virginia part of the state law ... The post Speed of 80 MPH on Virginia Highways Means a Reckless Driving Ticket appeared first on Weiland Upton.
  • Jan 5

    Henrico Reckless Driving 96 Mph Reduced To Minor Speeding Infraction

    Henrico Reckless Driving 96 Mph Reduced To Minor Speeding Infraction
    Henrico Reckless Driving 96 Mph Reduced To Minor Speeding Infraction John Weiland of the traffic defense law firm of Weiland ... The post Henrico Reckless Driving 96 Mph Reduced To Minor Speeding Infraction appeared first on Weiland Upton.
  • Feb 8

    Colonial Heights Reckless Driving Reduced to Minor Equipment Violation

    Colonial Heights Reckless Driving Reduced to Minor Equipment Violation
    Recently, John Weiland of Caddell Weiland, PLLC obtained an outstanding result for a client charged with Reckless Driving, a Class 1 Misdemeanor, for driving the wrong way on a street in Colonial Heights, Virginia. Because of his job as a…
Rank this Week: 3664

Money Law Blog

Money Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy and tax law issues in DC, Maryland and Virginia. By the Law Office of Edward Gonzalez, PC.

http://www.money-lawblog.com/
  • Nov 22

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.
    © Daniel Steger for openphoto.net The biggest money pit I see when I interview prospects with financial problems is the car — always.  I have even seen people paying half of their disposable income in car payments (plus…
  • Nov 22

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.
    The biggest money pit I see when I interview prospects with financial problems is the car — always.  I have even seen people paying half of their disposable income in car payments (plus insurance, tolls, repairs, maintenance,…
  • Nov 6

    Beware: Scammers Targeting Bankruptcy Filer

    Beware: Scammers Targeting Bankruptcy Filer
    Scammers are targeting bankruptcy filers throughout the country by posing as attorneys or law office staff and telling them to immediately wire money to pay a debt. Don't fall for it. One of the best ways to avoid a scam is to stop the…
Rank this Week: 3337

Ryan Alley Intellectual Property…

Ryan Alley Intellectual Property Law Blog

Follows recent developments in US Patent and Intellectual Property Law and offers practitioners feedback and lessons for dealing with these changes.

http://alleylegal.com/blog
  • Nov 20

    Where Did It All Go (Wrong)?

    Where Did It All Go (Wrong)?
    You may have noticed that this blog hasn’t updated for some time (and if you didn’t notice, I perfectly understand). Frustrating when blogs and public commentators just disappear without notice, isn’t it? My apologies for…
  • Oct 21

    In re Morsa II – Prosecution Lesson

    In re Morsa II – Prosecution Lesson
    Case No. 2015-1107 (Prost, Newman, O’Malley) Pro se applicant Steve Morsa returns to the Federal Circuit following a remand to the PTAB in 2013’s In re Morsa. The original case was, on its surface, a lesson on the enablement…
  • Oct 14

    Hey. What’s going on?

    Hey. What’s going on?
    Well it’s been almost a year since the last post to this blog. For regular readers who have sorely missed new content here, my perfunctory apologies. For those who have emailed and commented asking about my status (with even a few…
Rank this Week: 2433

Virginia Employment Law Journal

Virginia Employment Law Journal

Summarizes important developments in employment law. By Bean, Kinney & Korman, P.C.

http://www.virginiaemploymentlawjournal.com/
  • Nov 6

    Paid Leave Law in Montgomery County Maryland Is Expanded to Include Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Leave Law in Montgomery County Maryland Is Expanded to Include Paid Parental Leave
    On October 1, 2016, Montgomery County, Maryland (the “County”) joined the growing list of jurisdictions requiring paid sick leave for employees of all entities doing business in Montgomery County. The County’s Earned Sick…
  • Nov 6

    Paid Leave Law in Montgomery County Maryland Is Expanded to Include Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Leave Law in Montgomery County Maryland Is Expanded to Include Paid Parental Leave
    On October 1, 2016, Montgomery County, Maryland (the “County”) joined the growing list of jurisdictions requiring paid sick leave for employees of all entities doing business in Montgomery County. The County’s Earned Sick…
  • May 18

    New DOL Regulations on FLSA Overtime

    New DOL Regulations on FLSA Overtime
    The U.S. Department of Labor will today unveil new regulations effectuating significant changes to the payment of employee overtime under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new rule will raise the salary exemption threshold for…
Rank this Week: 2514

Virginia Employment Law Blog

Virginia Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law and litigation. By The Erlich Law Office, PLLC.

http://www.virginiaemploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2767

SW Virginia law blog

SW Virginia law blog

Covers law in Southwest Virginia. By Steven Minor.

http://swvalaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 5

    The outer limits on visitation

    The outer limits on visitation
    In Petersen v. Petersen, the father brought out the big guns, hiring William Hurd to represent him before the Court of Appeals. The most interesting issue in the case was whether the Circuit Court, on appeal from the Juvenile Court, violated…
  • Oct 5

    On brevity

    On brevity
    I read with interest the latest essay by Steve Emmert on his website, in which he discusses how the new federal rule will reduce the length of briefs allowed without leave of court, and also discusses the recommendation from Bryan Garner that…
  • Oct 3

    Game Day in Farmville

    Game Day in Farmville
    The Richmond paper has this report on the hoopla at Longwood University surrounding the upcoming vice-presidential debate. I've been to Farmville many times, it is about like Galax (they both have a Macados).
Rank this Week: 1395

Case Notes Blog

Case Notes Blog

Covers federal, DC and Virginia law. By the Kaplan Law Firm.

http://www.thekaplanlawfirm.com/blog.php
  • Sep 28

    The Kaplan Law Firm Files Second Appeal in Important First Amendment Matter

    The Kaplan Law Firm Files Second Appeal in Important First Amendment Matter
    I represent a client who was found in 2014 to have committed the crime of stalking because he truthfully told others that another person had had an affair with his wife.  Although what my client said may have embarrassed his wife’s…
  • Aug 25

    Further Briefing in Important Fourth Circuit Civil Rights Case—Villa v. CavaMezze Grill

    Further Briefing in Important Fourth Circuit Civil Rights Case—Villa v. CavaMezze Grill
    Opposing counsel in the Villa v. CavaMezze Grill case has filed their brief in opposition to our appeal in this Title VII case, which is currently pending in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and I have filed The Kaplan Law Firm’s…
  • Jul 28

    Amicus Briefs Filed in Title VII Sex Discrimination/Retaliation Case

    Amicus Briefs Filed in Title VII Sex Discrimination/Retaliation Case
    The case I mentioned in my June 30 post, Villa v. Cavamezze Grill LLC, is moving forward.  The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers’ Association (MWELA) have…
Rank this Week: 3590

Virginia Divorce Law Blog

Virginia Divorce Law Blog

Covers family law. By Wesley D Wornom, PC.

http://www.virginiadivorcelaw.guru/
  • Aug 19

    TSP Funds – Fund Description

    TSP Funds – Fund Description
    Many federal employees could benefit by reading this new free publication by FedWeek. It describes the underlying assets of each choice. Choosing a diversified portfolio of investments is advised by all financial planners. …
  • Aug 19

    TSP Funds – Fund Description

    TSP Funds – Fund Description
    Many federal employees could benefit by reading this new free publication by FedWeek. It describes the underlying assets of each choice. Choosing a diversified portfolio of investments is advised by all financial planners. …
  • Aug 14

    Divorce Can Be Harmful to Father-Child Relationship

    Divorce Can Be Harmful to Father-Child Relationship
    In what used to be called a traditional marriage, the husband earning the money and the wife took care of the household and the primary duties of raising children. Since the 1970’s this type of marriage has become less common, but it…
Rank this Week: 2249