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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: 1003

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Injury at Sea

http://www.maritimeinjury.com/
  • Dec 8

    Still searching for two Crew from the Exito

    Still searching for two Crew from the Exito
    This just in from Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Meredith Manning, who provided this update on the Exito sinking: The search for the two missing Exito crewmen continues. The Coast Guard, in its initial news release, mistakenly referred…
  • Dec 8

    Mayday medical Evac from F/V Vendor

    Mayday medical Evac from F/V Vendor
    A Coast Guard helicopter crew responded to a mayday call and medevaced an injured mariner from the fishing vessel Vendor in Pybus Bay, near Fredrick Sound, approximately 80 miles south of Juneau. They hoisted the 37-year-old man in 12 mph…
  • Dec 7

    F/V Exito sunk, Three crew saved, Two still missing

    F/V Exito sunk, Three crew saved, Two still missing
    A Coast Guard helicopter aircrew and four good Samaritan crews responded to the sinking of fishing vessel Exito after it began taking on water 14 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Tuesday evening. Three of the vessel’s five…
Rank this Week: 3353

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Dec 8

    DUI Suspect Arrested in I-5 Wrong Way, Multi-Vehicle Accident

    DUI Suspect Arrested in I-5 Wrong Way, Multi-Vehicle Accident
    The young driver who was arrested this week for hitting a dozen different vehicles while recklessly driving on Interstate 5 was also recently arrested on suspicion of DUI earlier this week, officials have revealed. As MyNorthwest.com…
  • Oct 25

    2 Arrested, 1 Killed After Two Separate DUI Crashes on I-5

    2 Arrested, 1 Killed After Two Separate DUI Crashes on I-5
    Two people were arrested after two separate DUI crashes that left one dead and closed down Interstate 5 for several hours in Tacoma. According to KOMO News, the Washington State Patrol reports that a total of six cars were totaled and…
  • Oct 14

    Attorney Jonathan Dichter to Give CLE Lecture on Reasonable Doubt

    Attorney Jonathan Dichter to Give CLE Lecture on Reasonable Doubt
    This coming Friday, Attorney Jonathan Dichter will be presenting his lecture "Reasonable Doubt: Blasting Through the Prosecutor’s Case" at the annual Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers misdemeanor CLE program. The…
Rank this Week: 3381

Seattle Maritime Lawyer Blog

Seattle Maritime Lawyer Blog

Covers admiralty law. By James M. Beard.

http://www.seattlemaritimelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    The Alaska Fishing Vessel Exito Sinks Three Rescued And Two Crewmen Missing

    The Alaska Fishing Vessel Exito Sinks Three Rescued And Two Crewmen Missing
    The Alaska fishing vessel Exito has reportedly sank 14 miles Northeast of Dutch Harbor.  Three crewman have been rescued and the search continues for two missing crewmen.   The Exito’s owner called the Coast Guard at 9:30…
  • Oct 20

    New Satellite Tele-Medicine to Help Treat Dutch Harbor Commercial Fisherman

    New Satellite Tele-Medicine to Help Treat Dutch Harbor Commercial Fisherman
    Working in Alaska as a commercial fisherman is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. The first available medical treatment for many injured Alaska fishermen is the Iliuliuk medical clinic in Dutch Harbor Alaska. The…
  • Oct 10

    Five fishermen rescued from sinking boat off of Washington Coast.

    Five fishermen rescued from sinking boat off of Washington Coast.
    October 7, 2016 The Coast Guard has rescued five commercial fishermen from a sinking fish boat approximately 19 miles southwest of Gray Harbor, Washington. The crew of the fishing vessel Taplow radioed the Coast Guard that they were taking on…
Rank this Week: 1795

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Dec 8

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support
    Today’s post comes from guest author Edgar Romano, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. Last week was a very bad one for police officers across the country, starting with the separate police shooting of two unarmed…
  • Dec 5

    Don’t Believe What Insurance Carriers Say: Workers Do Finish Retraining Program

    Don’t Believe What Insurance Carriers Say: Workers Do Finish Retraining Program
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. “He’ll never go back to school.”  “He’ll never complete school.” As a representative of injured workers, I hear those…
  • Dec 1

    WA L&I’s Stay at Work Program Hits Major Milestone: > 20,000 Workers Helped

    WA L&I’s Stay at Work Program Hits Major Milestone: > 20,000 Workers Helped
    A Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) program that helps support light-duty jobs after workplace injuries has reached two major milestones. The Stay at Work Program has now helped more than 20,000 injured workers and provided more…
Rank this Week: 3817

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Two Crewmembers Missing After F/V EXITO Sinks Off Dutch Harbor, Alaska

    Two Crewmembers Missing After F/V EXITO Sinks Off Dutch Harbor, Alaska
    Two of five crewmembers are still missing after the 117’ F/V EXITO sank 14 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor, Alaska on Tuesday evening, December 6. The owner of the EXITO called the Anchorage Coast Guard around 9:40 pm to report that the…
  • Dec 6

    What to Do If You Are Injured at Sea: The First 6 Step

    What to Do If You Are Injured at Sea: The First 6 Step
    If you are a maritime worker, seaman or commercial fisherman, you already know that work at sea is dangerous. Jones Act or maritime law is in place to give rights to workers as well as an extra layer of protection. Know your rights, and if an…
  • Dec 5

    ALASKA JURIS Hearings to be Streamed Live from Seattle

    ALASKA JURIS Hearings to be Streamed Live from Seattle
    The U.S. Coast Guard began a two-week public Formal Marine Investigation today to determine the cause of the sinking of the 220-foot fishing vessel, ALASKA JURIS. The vessel sank off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands on July 26th. Efforts were…
Rank this Week: 1267

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 7

    Comply with Fire Alarm Requirements!

    Comply with Fire Alarm Requirements!
    It's cold outside, so thoughts turn to fire.  As Q13 reported last month, Snohomish County fire officials recently confirmed that fifteen local condominium and apartment buildings are not updated with legally required fire alarms. …
  • Nov 22

    Thankful for My Clients!

    Thankful for My Clients!
    Happy Thanksgiving to my clients!  I am thankful for you and appreciate your contributions to your communities.  I will continue to represent your legal interests to the very best of my ability!  
  • Nov 10

    FHA Condominium Owner-Occupancy Requirement Lowered in Some Situation

    FHA Condominium Owner-Occupancy Requirement Lowered in Some Situation
    Until recently, condominiums that wanted to obtain FHA lending approval were required to be at least 50% owner-occupied.  HUD announced last month that it is willing to issue FHA approvals to condominiums with owner-occupancy percentages…
Rank this Week: 3955

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2618

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Dec 7

    Salmonella and Pancakes Don’t Mix

    Salmonella and Pancakes Don’t Mix
    Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for certain Publix Premium Pancake and Waffle Mixes after being informed by the supplier that milk powder used as an ingredient may contain Salmonella. The mixes were sold at Publix stores in…
  • Dec 7

    2M Pounds of Undercooked “ready-to-eat chicken” Recalled over Bacteria Risk

    2M Pounds of Undercooked “ready-to-eat chicken” Recalled over Bacteria Risk
    FSIS announced that National Steak and Poultry, an Owasso, Okla., establishment, is recalling approximately 1,976,089 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products due to adulteration because of possible undercooking, resulting in the potential…
  • Dec 7

    Botulism Recall: Uneviscerated Smoked Mackerel

    Botulism Recall: Uneviscerated Smoked Mackerel
    Phil-am Trading, Inc. of Jersey City, NJ is recalling Phil-am Smoked Mackerel (Hasa-Hasa), because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers…
Rank this Week: 65

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/
  • Dec 7

    How can you be prepared for driving in the snow and ice in Seattle?

    How can you be prepared for driving in the snow and ice in Seattle?
    As a personal injury attorney in Seattle, I know driving in snow and ice can be scary and dangerous. Even if Seattle does not have as much snow as other cities in Washington, snowfall is not out of the question. Unfortunately, many of those…
  • Nov 8

    Seattle starts to lower speed limits 

    Seattle starts to lower speed limits 
    At Premier Law Group  we handle different Personal Injuries cases. Mostly they are about vehicle accidents but we noticed a raise of calls about pedestrians getting hit and sometimes even killed  by vehicles on…
  • Nov 7

    Backpack Meals for Kids round 2

    Backpack Meals for Kids round 2
    “Because some fights do not end after a single round, Premier Law Group was glad to organize a second round of giving for our Backpack Meal program. Many of the children in our community rely on the free meal program at their school for…
Rank this Week: 3326

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

Covers the topics of workers' compensation, personal injury, and Social Security disability.

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Dec 5

    Injustice for Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome Victim

    Injustice for Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome Victim
    Calbom & Schwab just finished a Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals case on the topic of Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). The Department of Labor and Industries (Department) medical examiner concluded that while he, the…
  • Oct 1

    Social Security Disability and Diabete

    Social Security Disability and Diabete
    When it comes to evaluating disability for persons who have diabetes, either Type I or Type II, Social Security regulations have undergone significant changes in the last 10 years. For many years, the Social Security Administration had a…
  • Oct 1

    Social Security Disability and Diabete

    Social Security Disability and Diabete
    When it comes to evaluating disability for persons who have diabetes, either Type I or Type II, Social Security regulations have undergone significant changes in the last 10 years. For many years, the Social Security Administration had a…
Rank this Week: 3812

Campylobacter Blog

Campylobacter Blog

Covers campylobacter outbreaks and news. By Marler Clark.

http://www.campylobacterblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Raw Milk Recalled in Ohio

    Raw Milk Recalled in Ohio
    The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is issuing a health alert for unpasteurized raw milk and raw milk products from Sweet Grass Dairy’s herd share, due to contamination with Campylobacter.... Continue Reading
  • Oct 8

    Campylobacter in Raw Milk in Colorado

    Campylobacter in Raw Milk in Colorado
    The Pueblo City-County Health Department, El Paso County Public Health and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are jointly investigating an ongoing outbreak of Campylobacter infections linked to... Continue Reading
  • Jun 10

    California Campylobacter Outbreak

    California Campylobacter Outbreak
    Solana Health Department reports that a Mexican restaurant in Fairfield, California has been closed since Wednesday while an investigation continues into 32 confirmed cases of Campylobacter infection. Alejandro’s Taqueria on... Continue…
Rank this Week: 4809

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

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

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Morimoto Restaurant Tied to Salmonella Outbreak

    Morimoto Restaurant Tied to Salmonella Outbreak
    Napa Valley Register reports several people reported getting sick with Salmonella after eating at Morimoto Napa last month, according to Napa County Public Health. There are at least six confirmed cases... Continue Reading
  • Nov 10

    Salmonella Tainted Cucumbers Pulled from Schools and Hospitals in California

    Salmonella Tainted Cucumbers Pulled from Schools and Hospitals in California
    Prime Time Produce has issued a voluntary product recall for certain lots of cucumbers delivered to multiple locations in Bakersfield due to potential salmonella contamination. These cucumbers may have been... Continue Reading
  • Nov 10

    Hawaiian Seaweed Tied to Salmonella Outbreak

    Hawaiian Seaweed Tied to Salmonella Outbreak
    More than two dozen people in Hawaii have been infected by Salmonella bacteria in an outbreak that is tentatively linked to seaweed (limu or ogo) from an unnamed farm on... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 847

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Trader Joe’s Hummus Recalled

    Trader Joe’s Hummus Recalled
    Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Hummus (SKU #90642) and Trader Joe’s White Bean & Basil Hummus (SKU #91107) with “USE BY” date codes up through... Continue Reading
  • Dec 3

    Goat Cheese Recalled Over Listeria

    Goat Cheese Recalled Over Listeria
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration advises consumers not to eat goat cheese products manufactured by Apple Tree Goat Dairy of Richfield, Penn. (Apple Tree), because the products have the... Continue Reading
  • Dec 3

    Herring Recalled over Listeria Risk

    Herring Recalled over Listeria Risk
    Royal Seafood Baza, Inc. of Staten, Island, New York is recalling various refrigerated ready to eat herring products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 692

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/
  • Dec 2

    Mitsubishi Regional Jet Runs into Regulatory Turbulence in the American Skie

    Mitsubishi Regional Jet Runs into Regulatory Turbulence in the American Skie
    By Mariko Kageyama Say you are a maker of a brand new aircraft. You show off its blueprint and miniature model and take orders before you have even constructed it. What legal risks are you willing to assume at this stage? Though this may seem…
  • Dec 1

    YouTube’s Content ID Policy Change Now Saves Lost Monetization for Fair Use Video

    YouTube’s Content ID Policy Change Now Saves Lost Monetization for Fair Use Video
    By Dan Goodman As the late Notorious B.I.G. said, “Mo Money, Mo Problems.” Whether you believe that statement or not, it is certainly, and thankfully, becoming less true the world of monetizing videos on YouTube through fair…
  • Nov 27

    DMCA Takedown Notices: Never Enough, Always Too Much

    DMCA Takedown Notices: Never Enough, Always Too Much
    By Ari Robbins Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) takedown notices are headed to the Supreme Court where they could themselves be facing a takedown. These notices are issued outside of a court process and are…
Rank this Week: 3363

Seattle Copyright Watch

Seattle Copyright Watch

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

http://www.seattlecopyrightwatch.com/
  • Dec 2

    Source Code Evidence Required to Establish Computer Game Copyright Infringement

    Source Code Evidence Required to Establish Computer Game Copyright Infringement
    Robin Antonick developed the computer code for the original John Madden Football game for Apple II (Apple II Madden), released by Electronic Arts (EA) in 1988. Antonick also developed Madden games for IBM-compatible computers. Antonick began…
  • Nov 23

    Common Carrier Status Exempts AT&T from FTC Act Enforcement Action

    Common Carrier Status Exempts AT&T from FTC Act Enforcement Action
    The Federal Trade Commission enforces the FTC Act, which prevents “persons, partnerships, or corporations, except common carriers subject to the Acts to regulate commerce, from using unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting…
  • Nov 11

    Factual Decisions Required Before Querying Register of Copyright

    Factual Decisions Required Before Querying Register of Copyright
    Palmer/Kane LLC sued Gareth Stevens Publishing (Stevens) for infringing the copyrights on a number of photograph copyrights owned by Palmer/Kane. After substantially completing discovery, Stevens informed the district court that it intended…
Rank this Week: 3071

Graham Lawyer Blog

Graham Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law, law and technology stories, and first amendment issues from around Eastern Washington. By Stephen Graham.

http://www.grahamlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3257

Washington Landlord Tenant .Info

Washington Landlord Tenant .Info

Covers evictions. By Scott Eller.

http://washingtonlandlordtenant.info
  • Dec 1

    Proposed Change to Residential Landlord Tenant Act

    Proposed Change to Residential Landlord Tenant Act
    Some tenants facing eviction refuse to answer the door and accept service of the eviction lawsuit. Pre-litigation notices like the 3-day notice to pay rent or vacate can be posted and mailed if the landlord or person serving the document…
  • Nov 20

    Evicting After Foreclosure–Avoid Procedural Technicalitie

    Evicting After Foreclosure–Avoid Procedural Technicalitie
    The successful bidder at foreclosure is generally entitled to possession twenty days following the foreclosure sale. If the occupants do not vacate, the party who purchased at the foreclosure auction must bring an eviction action against the…
  • Aug 16

    Seattle First in Time Ordinance

    Seattle First in Time Ordinance
    A new Seattle landlord-tenant law limits landlords’ discretion in rental decisions for residential rental properties.  Under the new law, Seattle residential landlords must accept essentially all forms of alternative income…
Rank this Week: 2383

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of Smith & White, PLLC.

http://www.tacomacriminallawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1959

Native American Legal Update

Native American Legal Update

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

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

    Challenge to Oklahoma's American Indian Arts and Crafts Sales Act

    Challenge to Oklahoma's American Indian Arts and Crafts Sales Act
    Complaint here: https://turtletalk.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/1-complaint.pdf  Oklahoma's recent amendments to its American Indian Arts and Crafts Sales Act make it illegal to market art in Oklahoma as Indian-made if the…
  • Aug 17

    Native American Political Participation Rising For 2016 Election

    Native American Political Participation Rising For 2016 Election
      2016 is shaping up to be a record year for Native American electoral participation.   Eight indigenous candidates are running for Congress, up from two in 2014. Over 90 are running for state legislatures, again exceeding previous…
  • Aug 16

    Navajo Nation Sues EPA Over Animus River Heavy Metals Spill

    Navajo Nation Sues EPA Over Animus River Heavy Metals Spill
    Before and after photos of Animus River (grindtv.com)  The Navajo Nation has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the EPA has failed to adequately remediate the disaster a year after the dispersal of 880,000 pounds of heavy metals into the…
Rank this Week: 655

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/
Rank this Week: 2749

Bellevue Tax Lawyer Blog

Bellevue Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By the Law Office of Aaron P. Richter.

http://www.richtertaxblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Online Gambling and FBAR Reporting | Bethesda Tax Lawyer

    Online Gambling and FBAR Reporting | Bethesda Tax Lawyer
    If you play online poker and keep your playing funds in accounts associated with the games, you may not have considered whether those accounts are FBAR reportable.  Given that the Ninth Circuit issued a ruling earlier this year…
  • Oct 23

    Intentional Misclassification of Employees | Bethesda Tax Lawyer

    Intentional Misclassification of Employees | Bethesda Tax Lawyer
    My last blog explained the distinction between employees and independent contractors while providing some basic information about the trust fund recovery penalty.  This blog examines the intentional misclassification of employees and its…
  • Jul 31

    The Trust Fund Recovery Penalty--Employee Classification | Bethesda Tax Lawyer

    The Trust Fund Recovery Penalty--Employee Classification | Bethesda Tax Lawyer
    One of the many tax risks faced by owners of businesses is the trust fund tax penalty. With the IRS’s current focus on payment and collections of employment taxes, owners may wind up with a notice from the service inquiring about their…
Rank this Week: 3515

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/
  • Nov 20

    USCIS Publishes Final Rule Impacting Employment Based Immigrants & Non-Immigrant Worker

    USCIS Publishes Final Rule Impacting Employment Based Immigrants & Non-Immigrant Worker
    USCIS on November 18, 2016, published their final rule impacting various aspects of certain Non-Immigrant and Immigrant visa programs. Employment Work Authorization (EAD) for Employees with Approved I-140: While there was much hope for an…
  • Oct 26

    Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Extended for Nepal till June 2018

    Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Extended for Nepal till June 2018
    The United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced yesterday that they would automatically extend TPS for Nepal through June 28, 2018 Re-Registering for TPS: For those that already have TPS, you MUST re-apply between…
  • Sep 20

    Seattle PERM Lawyer

    Seattle PERM Lawyer
    Until 2005, the labor certification system in the United States was fairly slow and inefficient. For those seeking a way to immigrate the US for work, this long wait only added more stress to a process that was already extensive and…
Rank this Week: 3786

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/
  • Nov 19

    What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond?

    What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond?
    What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond? Now that the 2016 election season has concluded and we have for better or worse a new President Elect in Donald Trump I wanted to look at how his… Read more › The post…
  • Nov 12

    Who is West Asset Management?

    Who is West Asset Management?
    Who is West Asset Management and why are they suing me?  It’s not surprising that you have never heard of West Asset Management, in fact you are probably reading this article because you have no idea who they are or…
  • Nov 11

    Who is Portfolio Recovery Associates?

    Who is Portfolio Recovery Associates?
    Who is Portfolio Recovery Associates and why are they suing me?  It’s not surprising that you have never heard of Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC in fact you are probably reading this article because you have no idea…
Rank this Week: 4620

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/
  • Nov 18

    Sunshine Committee 2016 Recommendations to Washington Legislature

    Sunshine Committee 2016 Recommendations to Washington Legislature
    The Washington State Sunshine Committee makes recommendations to the Washington Legislature to repeal or amend exemptions to disclosure under the state’s Public Records Act, Chapter 42.56 RCW. Earlier this week, the Committee…
  • Nov 18

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court: Public School Employees Have Constitutional Right to Privacy in Their Home Addresse

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court: Public School Employees Have Constitutional Right to Privacy in Their Home Addresse
    A public employee’s right to privacy was analyzed in some detail by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in a decision entered October 18, 2016. Pa. State Educ. Ass’n v. Commonwealth. See 41 IER Cases 1310 (Pa. 2016). The Court…
  • Nov 16

    Washington Court Addresses Confidentiality of Child Support Record

    Washington Court Addresses Confidentiality of Child Support Record
    Kevin Anderson, a noncustodial parent, sought child support records from the Department of Social and Health Services, Division of Child Support (DCS). Dissatisfied with DCS’s response partially denying his request, he sued under the…
Rank this Week: 1007

Seattle Injury Lawyer Blog

Seattle Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.seattleinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    Woman Killed Trying to Help Injured Child on SR 530

    Woman Killed Trying to Help Injured Child on SR 530
    On November 12, Trina Morgan was killed as she attempted to assist a 9-year-old child who was injured in a motor vehicle collision on State Route 530 near Arlington, Washington.  According to the Washington State Patrol, Ms. Morgan was…
  • Sep 29

    West Seattle Crane Accident Leaves Two Men Seriously Injured

    West Seattle Crane Accident Leaves Two Men Seriously Injured
    On September 26, 2016, two men were seriously injured when a crane at a construction site in West Seattle made contact with overhead power lines close to the job site.  The incident occurred at about 10:30 a.m. near 42nd Avenue Southwest…
  • Aug 31

    Motor Vehicle Fatalities on the Rise in Washington State

    Motor Vehicle Fatalities on the Rise in Washington State
    The National Safety Council (NCS) released a report on motor vehicle fatality estimates for the first six months of 2016 that found traffic deaths on the rise across America, as well as in Washington State.  From January to June of 2016…
Rank this Week: 1685

Seattle Maritime Injury Lawyer…

Seattle Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.seattlemaritimeinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    Fisherman Injured on F/V BLUE NORTH in Bering Sea

    Fisherman Injured on F/V BLUE NORTH in Bering Sea
    On November 9, the U.S. Coast Guard received a request for a medevac from F/V BLUE NORTH, a Seattle-based fishing company, when a 41-year-old crew member sustained a neck injury while working on the vessel.  Neck and spinal injuries can…
  • Nov 1

    Can I Get My Maintenance Rate Increased?

    Can I Get My Maintenance Rate Increased?
    If you have been injured while working on a vessel, you may wonder if you can get your maintenance rate increased from what is set forth in your employment contact.  The short answer is “yes” in many circumstances.  For…
  • Aug 11

    Alaska Salmon Season Yields Less Salmon

    Alaska Salmon Season Yields Less Salmon
    The 2016 Alaska salmon harvest is seeing a sharp decline from 2015, but one species is helping to save the summer fishing season.  According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the projected total catch for salmon during the…
Rank this Week: 2070

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Nov 17

    Breaking News: Final EAD rules out!

    Breaking News: Final EAD rules out!
    ​The long awaited rules on I-140 EAD rules are finally out.  The rule will be effective from January 17, 2017. I am travelling at the moment so well write detailed thoughts next week. But feel free to send questions to me as you…
  • Sep 22

    We have moved!

    We have moved!
    We have found a new home and would love for you to continue following us! To subscribe to our new blog, please head over to http://immigrationlawyersinseattle.com/follow-us/ and fill out the subscription form.
  • Apr 19

    On Today’s “Immigration with Tahmina” radio show – we talk Citizenship Day!!

    On Today’s “Immigration with Tahmina” radio show – we talk Citizenship Day!!
    We are honored to have announce today’s guest Mallori Thompson, Program Associate of Washington New Americans, One America! Mallori will talk about the upcoming Citizenship Day program to be held on April 23rd. This invaluable service…
Rank this Week: 3937

Hepatitis A Blog

Hepatitis A Blog

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

http://www.hepatitisblog.com/
  • Nov 10

    Hepatitis A Outbreak in Hawaii Hits 292

    Hepatitis A Outbreak in Hawaii Hits 292
    In its weekly update Wednesday, the Hawaii Department of Health reported no new confirmed cases from Nov. 3 through 9. It recorded one new case the previous week, bringing the... Continue Reading
  • Oct 22

    Hawaii Sushi Hepatitis A Update

    Hawaii Sushi Hepatitis A Update
    Since the last update, HDOH has identified 2 new cases of hepatitis A. Seventy-three (73) have required hospitalization. Findings of the investigation suggest that the source of the outbreak is... Continue Reading
  • Oct 8

    Hepatitis A in Chehalis Washington

    Hepatitis A in Chehalis Washington
    Lewis County Public Health & Social Services announced today that recent customers of the Shop’N Kart bakery in Chehalis, may have been exposed to hepatitis A. “On October 6, 2016,... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 332

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
  • Nov 9

    Bigger and Better: The Reiser Legal Team Joins Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP

    Bigger and Better: The Reiser Legal Team Joins Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP
    We are ready to announce that our team of counsel will be joining forces with the firm of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn, LLP (MNG&D). Our alliance provides the clients of Reiser Legal with affordable access to the…
  • Jun 21

    Brewery Trademark Coexistence Agreement

    Brewery Trademark Coexistence Agreement
    When trademark disputes pop up, often breweries agree to get along. In doing so, two beverage businesses can seek what’s called a trademark coexistence agreement. This is an agreement that essentially sets forth trademark restrictions…
  • Jun 17

    MN Brewer Files Employment Discrimination Lawsuit

    MN Brewer Files Employment Discrimination Lawsuit
    These days, it’s still rare to see a craft brewery in any sort of legal hot water (unless it’s a contentious trademark dispute). However, a recent employment discrimination action filed by a former Minnesota brewer has serious…
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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/
  • Nov 9

    Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 17: Newsletter Serie

    Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 17: Newsletter Serie
    By Jim Cline and Erica Shelley Nelson Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 17: What Triggers an Employee being Subject to “Fitness for Duty” Process This article is the 17th in a multiple part series covering the…
  • Nov 7

    Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 16: Newsletter Serie

    Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 16: Newsletter Serie
    By Jim Cline and Erica Shelley Nelson Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 16: The Connection between Collective Bargaining Rights and Disability Laws This article is the 16th in a multiple part series covering the rights…
  • Oct 31

    Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 15: Newsletter Serie

    Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 15: Newsletter Serie
    By Jim Cline and Erica Shelley Nelson Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 15: The Nature of the Duty to Accommodate an Alcoholic Employee This article is the 15th in a multiple part series covering the rights your…
Rank this Week: 1500

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
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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/
  • Nov 3

    Students Scared After Distracted Driving ‘Drill’

    Students Scared After Distracted Driving ‘Drill’
    Every now and then, official government entities launch campaigns and other efforts to fight distracted driving. But other groups are also part of the effort, attempting to promote safety within their circles and make sure that safety comes…
  • 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…
  • Oct 1

    Hip Replacement Surgeons Received Kickbacks From DePuy Orthopaedic

    Hip Replacement Surgeons Received Kickbacks From DePuy Orthopaedic
    New reports indicate that over 40 orthopaedic surgeons received millions of dollars in exchange for promoting their products.
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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/
  • Oct 11

    Understanding Your Commercial Lease: Taxe

    Understanding Your Commercial Lease: Taxe
    Taxes are another important consideration when working towards understanding your commercial lease. The tax provisions of your lease will detail what taxes are required to be paid by the tenant and what taxes are required to be paid by…
  • Oct 3

    Commercial Lease Letter of Intent (LOI) Basic

    Commercial Lease Letter of Intent (LOI) Basic
    In an earlier post in our understanding your commercial lease series, we discussed the value of hiring a broker and briefly discussed letters of intent. We’ve have had many questions about letters of intent recently, so I am…
  • Aug 10

    Four Important Considerations When Launching a Startup

    Four Important Considerations When Launching a Startup
    Today’s post highlights some of the key considerations that founders of any startup company should have in mind as they begin the process of turning an idea into a business. The action items we discuss in this post are simple things to…
Rank this Week: 3049

Shigella Blog

Shigella Blog

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

http://www.shigellablog.com/
  • Oct 8

    Flint has Shigella Issues Too

    Flint has Shigella Issues Too
    Food Safety News reports that along with the highly publicized lead contamination of its water supply, Flint, MI, also bears the dubious distinction of having the highest number of Shigella cases... Continue Reading
  • Jul 18

    New Mexico Warns of Shigella Case

    New Mexico Warns of Shigella Case
    The New Mexico Department of Health is investigating an increase in cases of Shigella sonneithat has mostly been affecting Lea and Eddy counties.  Among the 36 people who have been identified,... Continue Reading
  • Jun 28

    Shigella Strikes Wisconsin

    Shigella Strikes Wisconsin
    The Shawano-Menominee County Health Department said a recent outbreak of the Shigella bacteria has made schools and day care facilities take extra precautions when it comes to spreading germs. County... Continue Reading
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Copyright Infringement Advisor

Copyright Infringement Advisor

Covers DMCA, fair use, and online piracy. By Whitaker Law Group.

http://www.copyrightinfringementadvisor.com
  • Oct 3

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  • Oct 9

    Copyright Trolling: Don’t Get A Default!

    Copyright Trolling: Don’t Get A Default!
    We all talk about these mass bittorrent lawyers like they are
  • Oct 4

    Copyright Trolling: AF Holdings Names Another Doe

    Copyright Trolling: AF Holdings Names Another Doe
    It looks like the Copyright Trolls are trying to make good on their threats to start suing individuals who refuse to settle up. Earlier, Daniel G.
Rank this Week: 3730

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Covers employment law, and wage and hour regulations. By Foster Pepper PLLC.

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

    Steve Peltin Participates in National Webinar About Workplace Violence

    Steve Peltin Participates in National Webinar About Workplace Violence
    Steve Peltin, Chair of Foster Pepper’s Business and Employment, Labor & Benefits practices, presented a nationally distributed webinar on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 for Lorman Education Services, an organization that provides…
  • Sep 21

    Seattle City Council Passes Secure Scheduling Ordinance

    Seattle City Council Passes Secure Scheduling Ordinance
    On September 19, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed the Secure Scheduling Ordinance (SSO). The new ordinance applies to large employers in the retail and food services industries, and is designed to provide non-exempt, hourly workers…
  • Jul 28

    Updated FMLA Guide Now Available

    Updated FMLA Guide Now Available
    An updated explanation of FMLA and Washington’s family and medical leave law is now available on the Foster Pepper website. Family and Medical Leave Guide for Washington Employers is a valuable resource for HR and business managers who…
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Real Divorce Mediation Blog

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

By Whole Mediation & Consulting Services P.C.

http://wholemediation.com/category/real-divorce-mediation/
  • Sep 20

    Debunking More Divorce Mediation Myth

    Debunking More Divorce Mediation Myth
    It’s been awhile since I discussed the common myths about divorce mediation, and some additional myths have become commonplace over the last couple of years. Let’s debunk the following common myths about divorce mediation to help…
  • Aug 22

    Divorce Mediation Guidance: Top Pointers for Negotiation

    Divorce Mediation Guidance: Top Pointers for Negotiation
    Negotiation is a key part of divorce mediation, as each party attempts to come to an agreement about division of assets and debt, co-parenting if applicable, and settling all of the complicated details associated with divorce. Effective…
  • Jun 17

    Six Deadly Obstacles to Effective Mediation Negotiation

    Six Deadly Obstacles to Effective Mediation Negotiation
    Of the seven deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath/anger, and sloth/laziness), six are incredibly harmful to the negotiation process in divorce mediation. Many of these, such as pride, envy and anger, may have been some of…
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Soha & Lang Coverage Blawg

Soha & Lang Coverage Blawg

Features new case law and insurance regulations on insurance coverage issues with a focus on the Pacific Northwest.

http://sohalang.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4644

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

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

    Why TV Reporters Would Make Lousy Lawyer

    Why TV Reporters Would Make Lousy Lawyer
    This topic has been on my mind for months now, for obvious reasons. Apparently Matt Lauer brought it to the forefront with his lame “interviews” of Trump and Clinton. I wouldn’t know. I can’t bear to watch this stuff…
  • Sep 13

    Why TV Reporters Would Make Lousy Lawyer

    Why TV Reporters Would Make Lousy Lawyer
    This topic has been on my mind for months now, for obvious reasons. Apparently Matt Lauer brought it to the forefront with his lame “interviews” of Trump and Clinton. I wouldn’t know. I can’t bear to watch this stuff…
  • Aug 19

    Lying to Get Out of Trouble = More Trouble

    Lying to Get Out of Trouble = More Trouble
    If I’ve seen it once, I’ve seen it a million times. I’ve blogged about it a million times. At least it feels that way. I have definitely lectured clients about it about a million times: lying to get out of trouble just winds…
Rank this Week: 4664

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy…

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy Blog

Provides bankruptcy information for people living in Oregon and Washington. By the Northwest Debt Relief Law Firm.

http://nwdrlf.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Get Your License Back with a Chapter 13 – August 2016 Interview

    Get Your License Back with a Chapter 13 – August 2016 Interview
    Katherine: Today, our friend, Tom McAvity, has joined us again and he’s going to share with us something that I had no idea about, that Chapter 13 could do, and I bet it will surprise you, too. Tom, thank you so much for joining us…
  • Aug 28

    Google and Facebook Will Not Run Ads for Pay Day Loan Lender

    Google and Facebook Will Not Run Ads for Pay Day Loan Lender
    Google recently announced that it has stopped taking paid ads for payday loans. Facebook stopped taking payday loans about a year ago. This is a pretty significant development.  While you can still find payday loans online through…
  • Aug 28

    Face-to-Face Bankruptcy Consultation in Your Living Room or Office?

    Face-to-Face Bankruptcy Consultation in Your Living Room or Office?
    I am pleased to report that in addition to meeting with you at one of our five offices, we can now conduct an initial bankruptcy face-to-face consultation with you at your home or office. No need to worry, we aren’t really coming over,…
Rank this Week: 4939

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 23

    Case Law Update: United States v. McIntosh

    Case Law Update: United States v. McIntosh
    United States v. McIntosh: In ten consolidated interlocutory appeals and petitions for writs of mandamus arising from three district courts in two states, the panel vacated the district court’s orders denying relief to the appellants,…
  • Aug 2

    Trademarks for Retail Marijuana Stores (Legal Update)

    Trademarks for Retail Marijuana Stores (Legal Update)
    On July 14, 2016, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) decided the matter of In Re Morgan Brown, Serial No. 86362968, affirming the USPTO’s refusal to register the mark “HERBAL ACCESS” on the grounds…
  • Jun 30

    United States v. Christie (Case Law Update)

    United States v. Christie (Case Law Update)
     The panel affirmed the convictions of two ministers of the Hawaii Cannabis Ministry for violations of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) in a case in which the defendants claim that their convictions violate their rights freely to…
Rank this Week: 4245

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/
Rank this Week: 4277

Lutz Law blog

Lutz Law blog

Covers Washington family law.

http://www.lutzlaw.com/articles/
  • Jul 28

    Third Party Custody – Including Grandparent

    Third Party Custody – Including Grandparent
    Non-Parental Custody Over the last year, Judges and commissioners have been taking a closer look at Non-Parental Custody cases and applying a strict standard when determining if they should separate a child from their biological…
  • Nov 2

    Child Custody Jurisdiction

    Child Custody Jurisdiction
    One of the most common issues that come up regarding determining custody for a child deals with whether or not Washington has jurisdiction to hear your case.  If both parents are presently in Washington and the child resides in…
  • Aug 18

    Retirement Accounts and Disability Pay From United States Military

    Retirement Accounts and Disability Pay From United States Military
    Even though you have an interest in a military retirement account as a military dependent, sometimes that interest can be compromised if the military member converts his or her retirement account into a disability based award (actually, when…
Rank this Week: 2526

Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • Jun 29

    Legal Help

    Legal Help
    I get quite a few questions on this blog and on the phone which start with, “I already have an attorney . . ” Which begs the question – Why don’t people feel comfortable asking their attorneys questions? Are they…
  • Feb 10

    Future Medical Care- Longshore

    Future Medical Care- Longshore
    If you have a Longshore* claim, and have not settled future medical care with an 8(i) agreement – then you have lifetime medical coverage for conditions related to your injury. That sounds great – but I like to tell my clients…
  • Feb 4

    This post is a reminder that it is OK to…

    This post is a reminder that it is OK to pick up the phone and call me.  I know that sounds a bit odd. But, I can tell from the stats on this blog that traffic is up since the first of the year. I get it, you have questions. You’re…
Rank this Week: 2052