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Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jan 25

    2013 Salmonella Outbreak at North Carolina Holiday Inn

    2013 Salmonella Outbreak at North Carolina Holiday Inn
    A.        Initial Public Health Response   Active and enhanced passive surveillance were performed to determine the extent of the outbreak.  A news release was issued by the Cumberland County…
  • Jan 24

    First Lawsuit to be Filed on Behalf of California Woman Sickened By Salmonella Tainted Food from Brent’s Delicatessen & Restaurant

    First Lawsuit to be Filed on Behalf of California Woman Sickened By Salmonella Tainted Food from Brent’s Delicatessen & Restaurant
    Plaintiff is one of 21 people infected in 2014 Salmonella outbreak following countless health violations against Westlake Village restaurant Ventura County resident Stephanie Wehr will file a lawsuit against Brent’s Delicatessen…
  • Jan 24

    Queseria Bendita Update Listeria Cheese Recall

    Queseria Bendita Update Listeria Cheese Recall
    Queseria Bendita LLC of Yakima, Washington is recalling all lots of Panela, Queso Fresco, Requeson, Cotija fresh soft cheese products and Sour Cream to include ALL Best By Dates because of a potential to be contaminated with Listeria…
Rank this Week: 97

Hepatitis A Blog

Hepatitis A Blog

Covers Hepatitis A news, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.hepatitisblog.com/
  • Jan 9

    Another Hepatitis A Illness Linked to Rosa’s Restaurant

    Another Hepatitis A Illness Linked to Rosa’s Restaurant
    Another Hepatitis A case is being reported by a person who ate at the same restaurant in Hamilton Township. Robbinsville Township health officials say the resident ate at Rosa’s Restaurant... Continue Reading
  • Jan 2

    Hepatitis A Cases Linked in New Jersey Restaurant

    Hepatitis A Cases Linked in New Jersey Restaurant
    On Thursday, health officials in Hamilton, NJ, confirmed two more cases of Hepatitis A in the township about a month after a food service worker at Rosa’s Restaurant and Catering in... Continue Reading
  • Dec 30

    Hamilton NJ Misses Hepatitis A Outbreak

    Hamilton NJ Misses Hepatitis A Outbreak
    More than four weeks after a food service employee at a popular Hamilton restaurant was diagnosed with hepatitis A, no additional cases have emerged and the possible incubation period is... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 211

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on salmonella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Bean Sprout Salmonella Outbreak Nears End

    Bean Sprout Salmonella Outbreak Nears End
    CDC collaborated with public health officials in several states and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections. Results from this investigation... Continue Reading
  • Jan 23

    2014 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo at Brent’s Deli Westlake Village

    2014 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo at Brent’s Deli Westlake Village
    In July 2014 public health investigators in California learned of an increase of case patients diagnosed with Salmonella serotype Montevideo.  The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Microbial Disease Laboratory... Continue…
  • Jan 2

    Salmonella Outbreak Announced in New Bedford Massachusett

    Salmonella Outbreak Announced in New Bedford Massachusett
    The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) has notified the local New Bedford Board of Health of several cases of food borne illness linked to food recently served by the... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 252

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various accident, injury, and medical malpractice topics including nursing home abuse and wrongful death. By Farber Law Group.

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

    Teenager driver charged with vehicular homicide in Seabeck single car accident that killed 3

    Teenager driver charged with vehicular homicide in Seabeck single car accident that killed 3
    We have seen this story far too often. Teenagers attend a party, the driver consumes alcohol, the driver loses control of the car and young lives end tragically in a car accident. According to KOMO News, this past weekend a 17-year-old…
  • Jan 9

    L & I fines Pacific Topsoils for safety violations after death of teenage employee

    L & I fines Pacific Topsoils for safety violations after death of teenage employee
    The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has fined Pacific Topsoils, a landscaping and supply company based in Everett, Washington $199,000 for safety violations relating to the death of Bradley Hogue, 19. Hogue was killed on his…
  • Jan 7

    Can I file a lawsuit against a person for physically assaulting me?

    Can I file a lawsuit against a person for physically assaulting me?
    The Seattle Post-Intelligencer just posted a story about a stand-up comic who was assaulted while on stage. The comedian, Dylan Avila, suffered a skull fracture when Jamal Harrington, another comic, jumped on the stage and struck him with a…
Rank this Week: 303

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Smoothies Recalled Because of Listeria

    Smoothies Recalled Because of Listeria
    Inventure Foods, Inc. of Phoenix, Arizona, has issued a precautionary recall of its RADER FARMS® Fresh Start Smoothie Blend, Fresh Start Sunrise Refresh Fusion, and Fresh Start Daily Power Fusion... Continue Reading
  • Jan 16

    When Cheese with Listeria Kill

    When Cheese with Listeria Kill
    Washington State health and agriculture officials are working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on an ongoing outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes... Continue Reading
  • Jan 5

    Kroger Recalls Listeria Tainted Caramel Apple

    Kroger Recalls Listeria Tainted Caramel Apple
    Happy Apples is expanding their voluntary recall of caramel apples to include Kroger Brand caramel apples produced by Happy Apple Company with a best use by date between September 15th... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 548

Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

Offers news items and resources relating to trial advocacy, with a focus on Washington State. By Mary Whisner.

http://trialadnotes.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    More Follow-up to #Ferguson Forum

    More Follow-up to #Ferguson Forum
    During the forum on Tuesday, there was discussion about why Darren Wilson was not interviewed for a few days after shooting Michael Brown. Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan said that many police unions have negotiated a term in their…
  • Dec 4

    Capital Punishment: Race, Poverty, & Disadvantage—Free Online Course

    Capital Punishment: Race, Poverty, & Disadvantage—Free Online Course
    Stephen Bright is president and senior counsel at the Southern Center for Human Rights, a public interest law program that deals with human rights in the criminal justice and prison systems. He has also been a visiting lecturer or fellow at…
  • Dec 2

    UW Law Forum on #Ferguson

    UW Law Forum on #Ferguson
    This afternoon attorney Jeffery Robinson led a discussion on the events in Ferguson, MO—the killing of Michael Brown last summer, the grand jury this fall, and the protests in Ferguson and around the country—and the larger issues…
Rank this Week: 530

Real Property & Development Review

Real Property & Development Review

Covers construction, environmental, land use and real estate law. By Davis, Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.dwtrealpropertyreview.com/
Rank this Week: 567

William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

Covers legal and investment issues facing emerging tech companies.

http://www.wac6.com/wac6/
  • Nov 16

    ACA Webinar on Accredited Investor Definition and Established Angel Group Certification

    ACA Webinar on Accredited Investor Definition and Established Angel Group Certification
    I've just listened to an archived recording of an excellent webinar presented by the Angel Capital Association last week (I had intended to listen in real time, but got pulled away): ACA Webinar on Accredited Investor Definition and…
  • Nov 4

    A Sestina About Copyright

    A Sestina About Copyright
    Sestinas are all about copyright!
  • Oct 26

    Alan Bennett's anthology of six English poet

    Alan Bennett's anthology of six English poet
    Thanks to a London nephew, I'm reading Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin, an anthology of poems by Hardy, Housman, Betjeman, Auden, MacNeice and Larkin, chosen by the English playwright Alan Bennett, with commentary by Bennett between each presented…
Rank this Week: 552

Seattle Personal Injury Blog

Seattle Personal Injury Blog

Covers Washington car accident and other personal injury news. By Premier Law Group PLLC.

http://www.plg-pllc.com/blog/
  • Apr 1

    VIDEO: What is UM/UIM coverage and should I have it?

    VIDEO: What is UM/UIM coverage and should I have it?
    Hi I’m Jared, I’m from Premier Law Group, and today I’m going to answer a common question I hear: Should I purchase UIM or UM coverage? And the answer to that is, yes. But before we get to why you want to get that coverage,…
  • Apr 1

    Video: What’s the dirtiest trick the insurance company pulls on auto accident victims?

    Video: What’s the dirtiest trick the insurance company pulls on auto accident victims?
    Hi, I’m Jared, and I’m from Premier Law Group and today I’m going tell you about the dirtiest trick I’ve seen the insurance company pull in personal injury cases. We have seen many clients who tell us about this…
  • Mar 18

    Video: Will there be attorney’s fees if I lose my case?

    Video: Will there be attorney’s fees if I lose my case?
    A common concern for people who have never hired a personal injury attorney before is if their attorney will charge fees if they lose their case. If you’ve hired a lawyer, you’re obviously worried about whether or not you would…
Rank this Week: 582

The Builders Counsel Blog

The Builders Counsel Blog

Covers green building law, LEED legal topics, public contracting, liens & bonds & other progressive construction law topics. By Reiser Legal.

http://www.builderscounsel.com/
  • Apr 9

    The Supreme Court Takes a Look at Forum Selection Clause

    The Supreme Court Takes a Look at Forum Selection Clause
      Here is a brief post that I published for ClaimKit, a surety data consultant, about a new Supreme Court case taking a look at forum selection clauses. Enjoy! Claim professionals have to be aware of the law. As part of your undying…
  • Feb 13

    The GSA’s Big Green Building Decision Is, Rightfully, A Public One

    The GSA’s Big Green Building Decision Is, Rightfully, A Public One
      Every 2 months, I reemerge from my heavy workload to talk to you all on this blog. For years I was better at it; you could expect a post every two days. But at least I don’t appear as seldom as the GSA – the federal…
  • Dec 10

    Greenbuild Announcements: Search Engines, Grants and Final Comments on v4

    Greenbuild Announcements: Search Engines, Grants and Final Comments on v4
      Wow, my Google Reader account was stuffed full of LEED today. Not that it’s incredibly strange to see LEED painted all over the news – because that could not be further than the truth – but for once it was a bounty of…
Rank this Week: 526

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Jan 21

    H1b Season Is Here!

    H1b Season Is Here!
    The annual H1b application filing window is about to open and like other years, demand is likely to exceed supply.  There are 65,000 visa available for those with Bachelor’s degrees and an additional 20,000 reserved for those with…
  • Jan 20

    #SOTU speech with #immigration mention

    #SOTU speech with #immigration mention
    Immigration was touched upon in the State of the Union speech and references to entrepreneurship and job creation.  Here is a pdf of the speech with the relevant sections highlighted for ease of reference for anyone…
  • Jan 20

    State of the Union Speech #SOTU Touches on Immigration

    State of the Union Speech #SOTU Touches on Immigration
    The White House released the entire State of the Union speech on Medium.com.  https://medium.com/@WhiteHouse/president-obamas-state-of-the-union-address-remarks-as-prepared-for-delivery-55f9825449b2. See below.   President…
Rank this Week: 793

Shigella Blog

Shigella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on shigella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.shigellablog.com/
  • Dec 24

    Indiana Sees More Than 1,000 Shigella Cases in 2014

    Indiana Sees More Than 1,000 Shigella Cases in 2014
    In 2013, the state of Indiana reported approximately 100 cases of the gastrointestinal bacterial infection, shigellosis. This year, state health officials say that number is more than 1,000. Every year, about 14,000... Continue…
  • Oct 28

    Salsarita Shigella Outbreak Lawsuit – Arkansas (2014)

    Salsarita Shigella Outbreak Lawsuit – Arkansas (2014)
    Salsarita’s Restaurant in the Walmart Home Office Café in Bentonville has reopened following a Shigella outbreak that made 275 sick in nine states according to the Benton County Health Department.  According to...…
  • Oct 2

    Zov’s Restaurant: Another Orange County Shigella Scare

    Zov’s Restaurant: Another Orange County Shigella Scare
    Nancy Luna reports that Zov’s restaurant in Irvine was forced to shut down briefly Wednesday in the wake of a foodborne illness probe tied to four sick customers, health department... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 769

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

Covers trademark law developments from Seattle and beyond. By Michael Atkins.

http://seattletrademarklawyer.com/
  • Aug 10

    Taking the Mystery out of Trademark Use

    Taking the Mystery out of Trademark Use
    Before a trademark can be registered, it has to be used. There’s one exception to that — if a mark is registered in a foreign country, it can be registered in the States without having been used here. But even then, the…
  • Jun 27

    Decision on Redskins Trademark Proper but Mostly Symbollic

    Decision on Redskins Trademark Proper but Mostly Symbollic
    No question, the PTO got it right. The PTO’s administrative law branch, the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, finally decided the REDSKINS trademark is too offensive to continue to justify the expanded rights that stem from…
  • Jun 1

    Washington's Bill to Tax Marijuana Trademarks is a Bad Idea

    Washington's Bill to Tax Marijuana Trademarks is a Bad Idea
    During Washington’s last legislative session, Olympia considered taxing marijuana trademarks. It’s a bad idea. But first, a little background on the bill. If passed, House Bill 1976, would have levied a “tax of three…
Rank this Week: 776

Seattle Criminal Defense Blog

Seattle Criminal Defense Blog

Examines legal topics and news in Washington state. By Pelley Law, PLLC.

http://www.pelleylawgroup.com/seattle-criminal-defenseblog
  • Aug 4

    Case Law Update (August, 2014)

    Case Law Update (August, 2014)
    Washington State Law Supreme Court of Washington State v. Homan:  In an opinion authored by Justice Wiggins and joined by Chief Justice Madsen and Justices Fairhurst, J.M. Johnson (P.T.), Stephens, Gonzalez, and Gordon McCloud, the Court…
  • Apr 21

    Affirmative Defense Rises and Lawful Use Fall

    Affirmative Defense Rises and Lawful Use Fall
    In the past, Courts interpreted the medical cannabis statue not to prohibit the arrest of those found with medical cannabis, but to provide for their eventual exoneration through court proceedings. This was later interpreted in the case State…
  • Apr 3

    DV SCOTUS Update: Domestic Violence and Gun Right

    DV SCOTUS Update: Domestic Violence and Gun Right
    Update: On March 19th The Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of current Domestic Violence offender gun ban to keep misdemeanor assaults as a preclusion to possess a firearm. The issue at hand was not whether dangerous violent…
Rank this Week: 752

Construction Law Monitor

Construction Law Monitor

Covers construction contracts, disputes and liens. By Wolfe Law Group.

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

    Louisiana Public Contract Law: Material Supplier Notice Requirement

    Louisiana Public Contract Law: Material Supplier Notice Requirement
    In Louisiana public contracts and jobs have been gaining momentum for my clients. Over the past few years there has been a spike in public work and as these jobs reach completion contractors, subcontractors, equipment lessors, laborers and…
  • Jun 9

    Demand Letter: How An Attorney Letter Can Help You Get Paid

    Demand Letter: How An Attorney Letter Can Help You Get Paid
    In the legal and collection industry we call this document a demand letter, but in most other circles its simply known as an “attorney letter.” There are many people who are fearful of this type of correspondence and others who…
  • Jun 8

    Demand Letter: How An Attorney Letter Can Help You Get Paid

    Demand Letter: How An Attorney Letter Can Help You Get Paid
    In the legal and collection industry we call this document a demand letter, but in most other circles its simply known as an "attorney letter." There are many people who are fearful of this type of correspondence and others who simply trash…
Rank this Week: 717

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
Rank this Week: 1061

Campylobacter Blog

Campylobacter Blog

Covers campylobacter outbreaks and news. By Marler Clark.

http://www.campylobacterblog.com/
  • Nov 29

    70% of British Chicken Tainted with Campylobacter – Not that Different in US

    70% of British Chicken Tainted with Campylobacter – Not that Different in US
    The Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) released its “Name and Shame” Report this morning.  The idea of testing retail chicken and publishing the results had been the focus of much discussion over the... Continue…
  • Oct 28

    The Family Farm Raw Milk Campylobacter Lawsuit – Pennsylvania (2012)

    The Family Farm Raw Milk Campylobacter Lawsuit – Pennsylvania (2012)
    The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed at least 80 cases of Campylobacter infections in an outbreak tied to contaminated unpasteurized milk from The Family Cow dairy, located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. ... Continue Reading
  • Oct 24

    Raw Milk – with Campylobacter – Strikes Again

    Raw Milk – with Campylobacter – Strikes Again
    The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene (WSLH), the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and the Pepin County Health Department have... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 883

Olivie Law Blog

Olivie Law Blog

Covers immigration legal issues, general human rights, refugee rights and immigrant rights. By André Olivie.

http://olivielaw.wordpress.com
  • Jun 19

    Obama’s New Immigration Law

    Obama’s New Immigration Law
    Great News for some young undocumented immigrants. President Obama as implemented a new policy they are calling deferred action that will allow certain undocumented immigrants between the ages of 16 and 30 who have been in the country for…
  • Jun 19

    Obama’s New Immigration Law

    Obama’s New Immigration Law
    Great News for some young undocumented immigrants. President Obama as implemented a new policy they are calling deferred action that will allow certain undocumented immigrants between the ages of 16 and 30 who have been in the…
  • Apr 3

    New Website

    New Website
    The Law Office of Andre Olivie has a new website and blog. Please find it at to www.olivielaw.com Andre Olivie, Immigration Attorney
Rank this Week: 930

Washington State DUI Blog

Washington State DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving. By Garth O'Brien.

http://www.seattle-duiattorney.com/blog/
  • Mar 20

    The Accurate Definition of a Designated Driver

    The Accurate Definition of a Designated Driver
    The Designated Driver Program became a formal and promoted idea in the 1980′s. It became another tool of an arsenal to prevent drunk driving with the ultimate goal of reducing drunk driving... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Mar 20

    The Accurate Definition of a Designated Driver

    The Accurate Definition of a Designated Driver
    The Designated Driver Program became a formal and promoted idea in the 1980′s. It became another tool of an arsenal to prevent drunk driving with the ultimate goal of reducing drunk driving fatalities. However, over the years the…
  • Jan 4

    The Widmark Formula And Drunk Driving

    The Widmark Formula And Drunk Driving
    Ever heard about the Swedish physician E.M.P. Widmark? If you are not a science buff probably not unless you have busted for DUI and the Widmark formula was introduced in testimony during a hearing.... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 922

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 23

    The Hidden StingRay Within the Murky Waters of Surveillance

    The Hidden StingRay Within the Murky Waters of Surveillance
    Law enforcement use of IMSI catchers and their insidious efforts to hide it. By Miriam Swedlow Thanks to NPR’s radio program, Serial, thousands of Americans now know that a person’s movements can be verified by following the…
  • Jan 21

    Silk Road Trial Begins: Is Ulbricht the Dread Pirate Roberts?

    Silk Road Trial Begins: Is Ulbricht the Dread Pirate Roberts?
    By Peter Montine The case of United States v. Ulbricht, which is being called The Silk Road Trial, began last week in Manhattan, New York. Silk Road was an online black market where users could anonymously buy and sell various illegal items,…
  • Jan 20

    New York Telehealth Law Raises Hopes for Access, Targets Concerns about Billing

    New York Telehealth Law Raises Hopes for Access, Targets Concerns about Billing
    By Alex Boguniewicz A new year, new legislation, new legal issues. New York rang in 2015 by becoming the 22nd state to enact a telehealth parity law. The law requires that deductibles, co-insurance, and other coverage conditions for…
Rank this Week: 1750

National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

Covers legal developments concerning law enforcement and firefighter labor law. By Cline and Associates.

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
Rank this Week: 1522

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Jan 22

    CES 2015: Quell Promises Pain Relief with New FDA-Approved Gadget

    CES 2015: Quell Promises Pain Relief with New FDA-Approved Gadget
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.techtimes.com Quell is a new gadget that promises pain relief. It attaches to a user’s calf and emits electronic signals that boost the body’s opiate…
  • Jan 19

    Wage and Hour Division

    Wage and Hour Division
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from www.dol.gov On February 12, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13658, “Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors,” to raise the minimum wage to $10.10…
  • Jan 15

    Injured Worker Stakeouts: Do Private Investigators Commit Fraud?

    Injured Worker Stakeouts: Do Private Investigators Commit Fraud?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Have you noticed a suspicious vehicle lurking in your neighborhood lately, or is there a stranger that seems to be everywhere you go? If you have an…
Rank this Week: 1848

Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers various accident and injury accident topics. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.seattlecaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Kirkland woman killed in wrong way car accident

    Kirkland woman killed in wrong way car accident
    Head-on collisions are some of the most devastating. A case in point is an accident that occurred this morning when a 38-year-old Kirkland woman was killed in a head-on collision when she drove the wrong way — eastbound in the…
  • Jan 5

    New study reveals that drowsy driving plays a factor in up to 21% of fatal car accident

    New study reveals that drowsy driving plays a factor in up to 21% of fatal car accident
    A new study published by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety refutes an earlier study that said that only 1-3% of all motor vehicle accidents were affected by drowsy drivers. The new study by AAA which looked at 14,268 crashes, revealed that a…
  • Dec 30

    Bellevue attorney victims of car accidents caused by impaired driver

    Bellevue attorney victims of car accidents caused by impaired driver
    Herbert Farber founder of The Farber Law Group, a Bellevue, Washington personal injury law firm, has been representing victims of drunken drivers and their families for more than 30 years. His interests include educating the public about the…
Rank this Week: 1471

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Injury at Sea

http://www.maritimeinjury.com/
  • Jan 16

    F/V IRENE H - Crewman Medevaced

    F/V IRENE H - Crewman Medevaced
    A crab fisherman reportedly injured his abdomen while pulling crab pots in Shelikof Strait on the F/V IRENE H on Jan 13, 2015. Crew from the vessel called the Coast Guard to request medical assistance. Kodiak Coast Guard Air Station responded…
  • Dec 29

    Skiff Aground - Two Rescued

    Skiff Aground - Two Rescued
    A man and woman have been rescued after their 17-foot skiff ran aground near Kanga Bay, south of Sitka, Alaska, on Dec 27. Both being thrown overboard, the man injured his head and face, said Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert.…
  • Dec 23

    Naval Base Drowning

    Naval Base Drowning
    A boating accident at Kitsap Naval Base in Bangor, WA on December 11, 2014, caused the death of William Smith, 50, of Bangor, WA. Smith worked on base for the subcontractor Homeland Security Solutions (HSSI). Investigations are ongoing to…
Rank this Week: 1948

Native American Legal Update

Native American Legal Update

Covers Native American art, gaming, employment, and treaties. By Foster Pepper.

http://www.nativelegalupdate.com/
  • Jan 16

    The Economist Reports on New Tribal Gaming & Poverty Research

    The Economist Reports on New Tribal Gaming & Poverty Research
    The upcoming edition of The Economist features an article on the relationship between Tribal gaming and poverty, based on research conducted by Foster Pepper’s Native American Group and the University of Washington’s Jackson…
  • Jan 6

    Congress Eliminates Dollar-Match Requirement for Native CDFI

    Congress Eliminates Dollar-Match Requirement for Native CDFI
    In a significant action that will assist Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), Congress has moved to waive the non-federal dollar-for-dollar match requirement for the Native American CDFI Assistance (NACA) program in the FY…
  • Dec 18

    New Research on Tribal Sovereignty, Economic Development, and Human Security

    New Research on Tribal Sovereignty, Economic Development, and Human Security
    The American Indian Law Journal has just published a new research study that provides data on key Tribal economic and human security indicators.  The research was conducted by Greg Guedel in conjunction with the University of Washington…
Rank this Week: 1388

The Brewery Law Blog

The Brewery Law Blog

Covers licensing, permitting, advertising, labeling and distribution issues affecting the brewing industry. By Reiser Legal LLC.

http://brewerylaw.com
  • Jan 14

    Lagunitas to Sierra Nevada: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

    Lagunitas to Sierra Nevada: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off
    Edit 1/14/2015 at 2:06pm PST: Indeed, Lagunitas dismissed the lawsuit. Thanks to Twitter for breaking the news and the screen cap. As this fellow beer attorney points out and helpfully includes the filing, it’s dismissed in a way that…
  • Jan 13

    Lagunitas vs Sierra Nevada: Be the Jury

    Lagunitas vs Sierra Nevada: Be the Jury
    I’m sitting out on really discussing the Lagunitas vs Sierra Nevada trademark lawsuit involving the IPA packaging/lettering here (it’s 3:15-cv-00153, filed by Lagunitas on Jan. 12, 2015). There’s a lot of really wonderful…
  • Jan 12

    Brewery Start-up Series: When to Sign a Brewery Lease

    Brewery Start-up Series: When to Sign a Brewery Lease
    When you’re thinking about starting a brewery, it’s easy to feel daunted by the cost of it all. As we’ve covered elsewhere, there are strategies to get around those brewery start-up costs—and oftentimes funds are out…
Rank this Week: 1182

Seattle Condominium and Homeowners…

Seattle Condominium and Homeowners Association Attorney

Provides practical insights for community association board members in the Puget Sound area. By Kevin L. Britt.

http://seattlecondoattorney.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 30

    Washington Court Affirms Application of Statute of Limitation in Condo Act

    Washington Court Affirms Application of Statute of Limitation in Condo Act
    In a published decision issued last month, the Washington Court of Appeals affirmed a trial court's application of a one-year statute of limitation contained in the Washington Condominium Act.  The section of the Act…
  • Nov 30

    Washington Court of Appeals Enforces HOA's Dues Increase Approval Requirement

    Washington Court of Appeals Enforces HOA's Dues Increase Approval Requirement
    The Washington Court of Appeals issued a published opinion earlier this year that enforced an approval requirement for dues increases contained in a homeowners association's bylaws.  The Court held that the budget ratification process…
  • Oct 15

    Washington Supreme Court Limits HOAs' Ability to Create New Restrictive Covenant

    Washington Supreme Court Limits HOAs' Ability to Create New Restrictive Covenant
    The Washington Supreme Court issued a published opinion this past April that significantly limited the ability of homeowners associations to create new restrictive covenants that have no relation to existing covenants.  The case involved…
Rank this Week: 1667

Seattle Maritime Injury Lawyer…

Seattle Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and admiralty law. By Kraft Palmer Davies, PLLC.

http://www.seattlemaritimeinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 9

    Can a Seaman Get Maintenance and Cure for a Cancer Diagnosis?

    Can a Seaman Get Maintenance and Cure for a Cancer Diagnosis?
    Unlike shore-side workers’ compensation schemes, a seaman may be entitled to recover maintenance and cure for a cancer diagnosis as long as the symptoms of the cancer manifest or were aggravated while in the service of the vessel.…
  • Oct 8

    Alaskan Crab Season Opens October 15

    Alaskan Crab Season Opens October 15
                         The Bristol Bay red king crab season is scheduled to begin on October 15 and continue through January 15. This year, the…
  • Feb 20

    Holland America Cruise Line is Strictly Liability for Assaults on Passengers by Crewmember

    Holland America Cruise Line is Strictly Liability for Assaults on Passengers by Crewmember
    News broke yesterday of a horrific physical and sexual assault of a female passenger by a crewmember aboard Holland America’s cruise vessel Nieuw Amsterdam.  The altercation allegedly began because the 31-year-old passenger…
Rank this Week: 1269

Washington Maritime Injury Lawyer…

Washington Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers the latest news on maritime law, accidents, and settlements. By Anderson Carey Alexander

http://www.washingtonmaritimeinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jul 24

    Hurricane Sandy Buffets Cruise Ship

    Hurricane Sandy Buffets Cruise Ship
    Hurricane Sandy, which is stirring up waves as large as 32 feet high according to buoy readings, is also giving a wild ride to passengers on at least five cruise ships. Captain Vito Giacalone of Carnival Cruise Lines told ABC News via…
  • Jan 3

    Fishing Vessel Towed Off Olympic Peninsula Rock

    Fishing Vessel Towed Off Olympic Peninsula Rock
    The Coast Guard towed the 40-foot fishing vessel JAYDEN RAY and its crew to safety early this morning after she ran aground at LaPush, about 3 miles north of the mouth of the Quillayute River, on the Olympic Peninsula. The Coast Guard…
  • Jan 3

    Fishing Vessel Towed Off Olympic Peninsula Rock

    Fishing Vessel Towed Off Olympic Peninsula Rock
    The Coast Guard towed the 40-foot fishing vessel JAYDEN RAY and its crew to safety early this morning after she ran aground at LaPush, about 3 miles north of the mouth of the Quillayute River, on the Olympic Peninsula. The Coast Guard…
Rank this Week: 1498

Insight Law Firm

Insight Law Firm

Covers tax laws and cases.

http://insightlawfirm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 1590

Seattle Injury Blog

Seattle Injury Blog

This blog covers all aspects of personal injury law, including topics such as automobile accidents, insurance issues, motorcycle accidents, and truck accidents. By Bernard Law Group, PLLC.

http://www.seattleinjuryblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Hip Replacement Surgeons Received Kickbacks From DePuy Orthopaedic

    Hip Replacement Surgeons Received Kickbacks From DePuy Orthopaedic
    With each day that goes by, news regarding the DePuy hip replacement recall continues to get worse and worse. Victim's have been contacting asr hip replacement attorneys and sharing their horror stories regarding their hip implants. Aside…
  • Sep 7

    DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Recall

    DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Recall
    By now, you may have already heard about the DePuy ASR Hip Replacement product recall. If you are one of the unfortunate recipients of this defective product, you may be left wondering what to do next.
  • Sep 7

    DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Recall

    DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Recall
    By now, you may have already heard about the DePuy ASR Hip Replacement product recall. If you are one of the unfortunate recipients of this defective product, you may be left wondering what to do next.
Rank this Week: 1592

iVLG Business Law Blog

iVLG Business Law Blog

Covers news, strategy and legal services of businesses and entrepreneurs. By inVigor Law Group PLLC.

http://www.invigorlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    News Roundup: Ride Sharing, Startups Cash In, Google Invests in SpaceX, etc.

    News Roundup: Ride Sharing, Startups Cash In, Google Invests in SpaceX, etc.
    Here’s a collection of the most interesting legal and business news we found this week: Ride Sharing One of the big issues facing Uber has to do with the fact that auto insurance policies for individual drivers generally don’t…
  • Jan 20

    Brewery Law 101: When It’s OK to Give Beer Away for Free

    Brewery Law 101: When It’s OK to Give Beer Away for Free
    Unfortunately for Washington breweries, the regulations governing when you can give beer away for free are far from clear. We’re continuing our Brewery Law 101 series by highlighting the Washington Liquor Control Board’s…
  • Jan 16

    USPTO Reduces Trademark Application Fee

    USPTO Reduces Trademark Application Fee
    Today, we bring good news to any of our readers who are planning on filing for a federal trademark. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) recently announced that it will be reducing trademark application fees and…
Rank this Week: 3258

Seattle DUI Attorney Blog

Seattle DUI Attorney Blog

Covers Washington State and Seattle DUI defense, information and news. By Leyba Defense PLLC.

http://seattleduiarrest.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    WA State legislator proposes bill that would make fourth offense DUI a felony

    WA State legislator proposes bill that would make fourth offense DUI a felony
    Now that the 2015 Washington State legislative session is under way.  The annual what can we do to make DUI laws tougher here in Washington State has begin.  The latest example is a proposed bill that would make a fourth offense DUI a…
  • Dec 28

    How often can you expect to have Court on a DUI case?

    How often can you expect to have Court on a DUI case?
    One of the most common questions I get asked as a Seattle DUI Attorney is how many times will I have to go to Court for my DUI case.  The answer is pretty simply.... It depends.   Here are the factors that will determine how often a…
  • Dec 15

    What are the three standardized field sobriety tests administered in a DUI investigation

    What are the three standardized field sobriety tests administered in a DUI investigation
    Have you ever wondered what the three standardized field sobriety tests are in a DUI investigation?  Well today is your lucky day.  DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba and answer this question and offer a basic overview in layman's terms of how they…
Rank this Week: 3403

Washgington Labor and Employment…

Washgington Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers Washington State employment law and public sector collective bargaining law.By Cline and Associates.

http://www.washingtonlaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2408

IP Law Chat

IP Law Chat

Covers IP, technology and media news. By Stacia Lay of Hendricks & Lewis PLLC.

http://iplaw.hllaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3951

The Amateur Law Professor

The Amateur Law Professor

Covers Washington Supreme Court and Washington Court of Appeals decisions, as well as local and national legal news. By Justin Walsh.

http://theamateurlawprofessor.com
  • Jan 22

    Division III: Strip Club Con Nets Bowling Alley Caper (Can’t Make this stuff up).

    Division III: Strip Club Con Nets Bowling Alley Caper (Can’t Make this stuff up).
    State v. Wilcoxon Wilcoxon burgled a bowling alley. He didn’t hamburgle it, which is strictly reserved for McDonald’s. Now, this place had been the subject of other break ins. This is where the story gets awesome! On that earlier…
  • Jan 22

    WA Supreme Court: Non-Agencies Under ICA May Still be Agencies for PRA Purpose

    WA Supreme Court: Non-Agencies Under ICA May Still be Agencies for PRA Purpose
    Worthington v. WestNET What is WestNET? I’m glad you asked. Its the West Sound Narcotics Enforcement Team. Undoubtedly I have had friends on this. Here, a person sued WestNET looking for documents. The trial court dismissed the suit,…
  • Jan 22

    WA Supreme Court: Second Wind for BIAW Campaign Finance Suit

    WA Supreme Court: Second Wind for BIAW Campaign Finance Suit
    Utter v. Building Industry Association of Washington You know things are bad when you have two former Washington Supreme Court Justices suing you. Justices Utter and Ireland, both retired, sued the BIAW for violations of the fair campaign…
Rank this Week: 4368

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Covers offshore injuries involving fishing vessels. By Beard, Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Crew Rescued as F/V EYAK Sinks Near Sitka, Alaska

    Crew Rescued as F/V EYAK Sinks Near Sitka, Alaska
    A crewmember on board the 80-foot tender F/V EYAK called the Juneau Coast Guard at 5:45 am on January 19, 2015 to report they had grounded and the boat was taking on water. The tender was located near Calligan Island,...
  • Jan 16

    Icicle Seafoods, Inc. is for Sale

    Icicle Seafoods, Inc. is for Sale
    Icicle Seafoods, Inc., a major harvester and processor of wild and farmed seafood in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, is for sale. Private equity investment firm Paine & Partners bought Icicle in 2007 and is now looking for a buyer....
  • Jan 14

    Injured Crab Fisherman from F/V IRENE H in Shelikof Strait Medevaced to Kodiak, Alaska

    Injured Crab Fisherman from F/V IRENE H in Shelikof Strait Medevaced to Kodiak, Alaska
    A crab fisherman reportedly injured his abdomen while pulling in crab pots on the F/V IRENE H on January 13, 2015. Crew from the fishing vessel called the Coast Guard to report the injury and ask for medical assistance. The...
Rank this Week: 2013

Seattle Copyright Watch

Seattle Copyright Watch

Covers copyright and other intellectual property topics. By Tonya Gisselberg.

http://www.seattlecopyrightwatch.com/
  • Jan 22

    Omega Can't Pull Off Copyright Infringement Hat Trick

    Omega Can't Pull Off Copyright Infringement Hat Trick
    High end Swiss watch manufacturer Omega decided to take on discount retailer Costco.  Omega registered its Omega Globe Design with the U.S. Copyright Office.  Omega engraved its Omega Globe Design on the back of some of its…
  • Jan 16

    Former Professional Football Players Rumble Over Use of Their Likenesse

    Former Professional Football Players Rumble Over Use of Their Likenesse
    Electronic Arts (EA) develops and publishes Madden NFL, a video game that allows users to play virtual football games by controlling avatars of real life NFL players.  EA pays to license current NFL players’ likenesses. …
  • Jan 16

    Former Professional Football Players Rumble Over Use of Their Likenesse

    Former Professional Football Players Rumble Over Use of Their Likenesse
    Electronic Arts (EA) develops and publishes Madden NFL, a video game that allows users to play virtual football games by controlling avatars of real life NFL players.  EA pays to license current NFL players’ likenesses. …
Rank this Week: 3159

Luvera Law Firm Blawg

Luvera Law Firm Blawg

Provides information for individuals who have been injured by the neglect of other people or businesses.

http://www.luveralawfirm.com/about/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Brain Damage from Oxygen Deprivation, Asphyxia

    Brain Damage from Oxygen Deprivation, Asphyxia
    Just like the rest of us, babies need oxygen to survive. Sadly, complications during labor may lead to deprivations of a baby’s oxygen supply. Even a short time without oxygen can cause permanent brain damage. In some cases, asphyxia…
  • Jan 14

    Wrongful Death of a Mother During Birth

    Wrongful Death of a Mother During Birth
    The loss of a mother during pregnancy or childbirth is one of life’s most heartbreaking tragedies. Welcoming a new child into this world is a joyous and sacred occasion, one that every mother ought to be able to enjoy in comfort and…
  • Dec 18

    Car Passengers as Plaintiffs: How Are They Different?

    Car Passengers as Plaintiffs: How Are They Different?
    Innocent drivers who are injured by others on the road are entitled to financial compensation for their damages. But what happens if the injured person is a passenger? Technically, auto accident lawsuits play out the same for passengers as…
Rank this Week: 1997

The Velvet Hammer

The Velvet Hammer

Covers depositions, direct exams, opening statements and other trial tips. By Karen Koehler.

http://www.karenkoehlerblog.com
  • Jan 16

    Teaching Voir Dire with Bill Bailey and a little help from Trader Joe

    Teaching Voir Dire with Bill Bailey and a little help from Trader Joe
      Prologue: Taught trial advocacy for many years at UW School of Law with dear friend Bill Bailey.  Bill is now a full time professor at the school.  Since teaching without him would not be the same, decided to turn in adjunct…
  • Dec 18

    Bump Bounce and Roll: Trying to start a trial.

    Bump Bounce and Roll: Trying to start a trial.
    On The Good Wife or Drop Dead Diva, the attorneys get the cases in the morning.  Try them in the afternoon. In the real world the case is filed and then has to wait a year and a half for a trial date. If it survives for that long,…
  • Dec 13

    Livin’ the Glamorous Life – Another Hollyball Tale

    Livin’ the Glamorous Life – Another Hollyball Tale
    Wake up at 6:45.   Laze around.  Tonight is Hollyball.  Wonder what else is on schedule.  Open calendar.  “9:00 a.m. hold for Court of Appeals Argument.”  Whaaaaaaaaaaa Text John 7:27 - is…
Rank this Week: 3970

Local Open Government Blog

Local Open Government Blog

Covers legal issues on open government laws in Washington state and the rest of the nation. By Foster Pepper.

http://www.localopengovernment.com/
Rank this Week: 4177

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense issues in sex crimes cases. By Law Office of Timothy L. Healy.

http://www.tacomacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 14

    Washington v. McClure - Conviction, Life Sentence for Child Sex Assault Challenged

    Washington v. McClure - Conviction, Life Sentence for Child Sex Assault Challenged
    A Washington man previously convicted of first-degree child rape was subsequently convicted of second-degree child rape in the alleged four-year-long abuse of his stepdaughter and was thus sentenced to life without the possibility of…
  • Jan 7

    Washington v. Lawson - Voyeurism Conviction Upheld

    Washington v. Lawson - Voyeurism Conviction Upheld
    In Washington State, voyeurism is a crime defined in RCW 9A.44.115. It is when a person, for the express purpose of arousing or gratifying sexual desire, knowingly views, photographs, or films another person without his or her consent when…
  • Dec 26

    State v. Cardenas-Padilla - No-Contact Order Conviction Upheld

    State v. Cardenas-Padilla - No-Contact Order Conviction Upheld
    Violations of no-contact orders in Washington can result in serious penalties, even if the alleged contact was not violent, and, in some cases, even absent direct contact. Technology has advanced to the point where contact is immediate,…
Rank this Week: 3628

Orbit Law Blog

Orbit Law Blog

Provides commentary on immigration issues in the news and a review of immigration related policies. By Orbit Law, PLLC.

http://www.orbitlawpllc.com/blog-right-sidebar/
  • Jan 12

    IMMIGRATION ALERT! H-1B DEADLINE IS ON THE HORIZON- TIME TO PREPARE IS NOW!

    IMMIGRATION ALERT! H-1B DEADLINE IS ON THE HORIZON- TIME TO PREPARE IS NOW!
    With the beginning of the New Year, it is also the time to start preparing H-1B visa petitions for the 2016 fiscal year lottery, which is now less than three months away! Starting on April 1, 2015, individuals will be able to try and submit…
  • Nov 26

    Executive Action for Individuals and Parents of US Citizen/Green Card Holder’

    Executive Action for Individuals and Parents of US Citizen/Green Card Holder’
    Expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program The recent Executive Announcement affects current DACA recipients seeking renewal and new applicants, including individuals born prior to June 15, 1981, who meet all other…
  • Nov 24

    Executive Immigration Action’s Impact on the Technology Industry

    Executive Immigration Action’s Impact on the Technology Industry
    There has been much talk in the recent week of the impact of President Obama’s announcement on Executive Action on Immigration. I am providing the following merely as a guide to those of you who may be interested and affected by the…
Rank this Week: 3602

Washington Landlord Tenant .Info

Washington Landlord Tenant .Info

Covers evictions. By Scott Eller.

http://washingtonlandlordtenant.info
  • Jan 12

    Dueling Landlord and Tenants   Recently updated !

    Dueling Landlord and Tenants   Recently updated !
    Court of Appeals rules on commercial lease dispute. Commercial tenant Outloud Entertainment Group, Inc. rented two spaces from its commercial landlord Group 44, Inc.—one rental space in Seattle and the other in Tacoma.…
  • Nov 14

    Commercial Lease Co-Signer Not Liable

    Commercial Lease Co-Signer Not Liable
    A landlord and tenant entered into a commercial lease. The landlord required an additional signer as security. The lease expired. The tenants were current on the rent at the time the lease expired. The tenants stayed in possession and began a…
  • Oct 30

    New Law Clarifies Process for Tenants who Avoid Service

    New Law Clarifies Process for Tenants who Avoid Service
    To start an eviction lawsuit in Washington (a.k.a. an unlawful detainer action) the landlord must first serve applicable notices such as a notice to pay rent or vacate, comply or vacate, or a notice to terminate a month to month tenancy.…
Rank this Week: 3091

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Discusses issues that affect consumer debtors considering filing for chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy. By Symmes Law Group, PLLC.

http://www.bankruptcy-law-seattle.com/symmes-legal-blog/
  • Jan 7

    What is the Foreclosure Timeline in Washington State?

    What is the Foreclosure Timeline in Washington State?
    One of the most common questions home owners facing foreclosure want to know is how much time do I have to seek options to avoid foreclosure and what are my options? Unfortunately it seems that most homeowners facing foreclosure…
  • Nov 20

    Private Student Loans May Now Offer Modification Plan

    Private Student Loans May Now Offer Modification Plan
    Private student loan debt is probably the worst debt that a person can have.  This is because banks that offer private student loans are not obligated to offer any sort of helpful repayment plans like the government backed loans…
  • Nov 16

    Should I Sign a Bankruptcy Reaffirmation Agreement?

    Should I Sign a Bankruptcy Reaffirmation Agreement?
    Many debtors who decide to file for chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy often have vehicle loans with a bank. This means that the auto loan is secured by their vehicle and if you stop making the payments, the bank…Read more ›
Rank this Week: 4802