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Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Dec 21

    Listeria Kkot Sprout Recall

    Listeria Kkot Sprout Recall
    Kkot Saem Sprouts, Inc. of Spanaway, Washington is voluntarily recalling Soybean Sprouts and Mungbean Sprouts sold under brand names Kkot Saem, Winter Blossom Bean Sprouts, and Winter Blossom because it has the potential to be contaminated…
  • Dec 21

    Perfect Bar Salmonella Recall

    Perfect Bar Salmonella Recall
    After Perfect Bar’s routine product testing, the company is issuing a nationwide recall of specific lot numbers of its Peanut Butter and Cranberry Crunch flavor recipes due to potential contamination of Salmonella. While no…
  • Dec 20

    What We Know And Do Not Know About The Caramel Apple Listeria Outbreak

    What We Know And Do Not Know About The Caramel Apple Listeria Outbreak
    The Ongoing Risk of Listeria: Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may…
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Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
Rank this Week: 447

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: 3838

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/
  • Dec 19

    Washington State Beer Labeling Requirement

    Washington State Beer Labeling Requirement
    You’ve perfected your recipe, bottled your beer, and now it’s time to slap labels on the bottles. Before creating your labels, you’ll need to know the Washington State beer labeling requirements . Below are the…
  • Dec 16

    Brewery Law 101: Protecting Your Beer Trademark

    Brewery Law 101: Protecting Your Beer Trademark
    Today we continue our Brewery Law 101 series and discuss the importance of protecting your brewery or distillery trademarks. You’ve probably been told countless times that you need to “register your trademark.” Perhaps…
  • Dec 15

    What You Should Know About Reselling Private Stock

    What You Should Know About Reselling Private Stock
    If you purchased stock from a startup in a “friends and family” round, can you sell it to someone else without violating securities laws? The answer to that question probably depends on whether you’re in compliance with Rule…
Rank this Week: 1796

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/
  • Dec 19

    CDC warns that 5 deaths and many illnesses linked to pre-packaged caramel apple

    CDC warns that 5 deaths and many illnesses linked to pre-packaged caramel apple
    The Seattle Times reports that 28 people have become ill due to an outbreak of listeria food poisoning including a teenage boy from Thurston County. In all, it appears that five people have died and 28 people have become ill and the culprit…
  • Dec 15

    Nursing home assistant faces charges of sexual assault

    Nursing home assistant faces charges of sexual assault
    The Washington State Department of Health has suspended the license of Laszlo Molnar, an Auburn nursing assistant, pending charges of sexual misconduct. According to the WADOH news release, Molnar was allegedly caught on video camera…
  • Dec 11

    NPR exposes "chemical restraint," a type of nursing home abuse

    NPR exposes "chemical restraint," a type of nursing home abuse
    If you have a family member or loved one in a nursing home, you might want to listen to this article produced on National Public Radio (NPR), "Old and Overmedicated: The Real Drug Problem In Nursing Homes." In the article NPR reports that…
Rank this Week: 526

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/
  • Dec 19

    Peter McKittrick Appointed Judge of U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Oregon

    Peter McKittrick Appointed Judge of U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Oregon
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has appointed of Portland attorney Peter C. McKittrick as a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Oregon. Mr. McKittrick will fill a vacancy left in the wake the…
  • Dec 16

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Hardship Discharge in Oregon

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Hardship Discharge in Oregon
    Often Oregon debtors in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy will hit a rough spot during their case and  request a hardship discharge rather than seek conversion to Chapter 7.  Conversion and hardship discharge are not one in the same. There…
  • Dec 6

    Medical Bankruptcy in Oregon

    Medical Bankruptcy in Oregon
    I often get questions from Oregon consumers about medical bankruptcy but there is no such thing. I think the myth that is out there is that there is some sort of specialized bankruptcy that enables the filer to get rid of medical bills only…
Rank this Week: 4954

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/
  • Dec 19

    Washington v. Vance - Child Porn Charges Reinstated

    Washington v. Vance - Child Porn Charges Reinstated
    It is not uncommon in computer-based sex crimes, such as child pornography, for local, state, and federal authorities to work in concert in the investigation and subsequent prosecution. Rules of evidence may vary depending on the…
  • Dec 12

    Washington Supreme Court: Burden of Proof in Rape Cases Shifted

    Washington Supreme Court: Burden of Proof in Rape Cases Shifted
    The Washington Supreme Court found it a violation of constitutional due process rights to require a rape case defendant to prove consent during trial. What this means is the burden of proof is now rightly shifted to the state, reversing a…
  • Dec 5

    Washington v. Trice - Calculating Prior Out-of-State Felonies on Offender Score

    Washington v. Trice - Calculating Prior Out-of-State Felonies on Offender Score
    For defendants in any criminal case, one of the first questions asked is how much time they may be facing. The answer is going to depend on a host of factors. There are some crimes to which minimum mandatory sentences are attached, meaning…
Rank this Week: 3646

Seattle Copyright Watch

Seattle Copyright Watch

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

http://www.seattlecopyrightwatch.com/
  • Dec 19

    Flo and Eddie Goes for the Two Coast Punch Against Sirius XM

    Flo and Eddie Goes for the Two Coast Punch Against Sirius XM
    I posted on Flo & Eddie’s California lawsuit against Sirius XM last week.  This week’s post discusses Flo & Eddie’s New York lawsuit against Sirius XM.  Flo & Eddie owns all rights to The Turtles’…
  • Dec 12

    Unhappy Turtles Take a Bite Out of Sirius XM for Unauthorized Public Performance

    Unhappy Turtles Take a Bite Out of Sirius XM for Unauthorized Public Performance
    This case involves the extent of the ownership rights to pre-1972 sound recordings and the relationship between state and federal copyright law.  The Turtles musical group recorded the 1960’s hit “Happy Together,” as…
  • Dec 5

    Tavern Challenges BMI's Chain of Title for Song

    Tavern Challenges BMI's Chain of Title for Song
    Evie’s Tavern Ellenton, Inc. and owner Michael Evanoff (Evie’s Tavern) were sued by Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), The Bernard Edwards Company, LLC, R-Key Darkus Publishing, Orbi-Lee Publishing and other plaintiffs for copyright…
Rank this Week: 3203

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
  • Dec 18

    Use of Dispute Review Boards as an Alternative to Arbitration

    Use of Dispute Review Boards as an Alternative to Arbitration
    Dispute Review Boards ("DRB") - sometimes referred to as Dispute Resolution Boards - are creations of the construction industry.[i]  DRBs were developed by predominantly non-lawyer construction professionals who were dissatisfied with…
  • Dec 11

    WISHA Compliance: Tough to Argue with “Gravity”

    WISHA Compliance: Tough to Argue with “Gravity”
    One of the responsibilities of the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (“L&I”) is to oversee the administration of the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (“WISHA”).  L&I…
  • Dec 9

    Arbitration Should Not Be "Warmed-Over" Litigation

    Arbitration Should Not Be "Warmed-Over" Litigation
    This blog article is another rant about how to improve arbitration.[i]  For more on the subject, read our blog articles "Ways to Make the Construction Dispute Resolution Process More Efficient and Less Expensive" - Part I and Part…
Rank this Week: 514

The Velvet Hammer

The Velvet Hammer

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

http://www.karenkoehlerblog.com
  • 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…
  • Dec 9

    Playing the “pot” card against an innocent driver

    Playing the “pot” card against an innocent driver
    Driving while high is now being used as a sword by the insurance companies of bad drivers who cause crashes. Let’s say you live in a state where pot is legal.  You get high on a Sunday evening with a group of friends in your own…
Rank this Week: 3911

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/
  • 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…
  • Dec 17

    Brachial Plexus, Erb’s Palsy, and Klumpke’s Palsy Birth Injurie

    Brachial Plexus, Erb’s Palsy, and Klumpke’s Palsy Birth Injurie
    Brachial plexus injuries are among the most common forms of birth injury. They can range from mild and temporary to serious and permanent. Babies born with brachial plexus injuries often face an uphill battle on the road to recovery. The…
  • Dec 10

    Luvera Law Firm Volunteers at Family Emergency Shelter

    Luvera Law Firm Volunteers at Family Emergency Shelter
    The Luvera Law Firm spent the evening of October 21, 2014 volunteering at the Union Gospel Mission Family Emergency Shelter. We were fortunate enough to be able to serve a meal and spend time with women and children in need. This…
Rank this Week: 2583

Native American Legal Update

Native American Legal Update

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

http://www.nativelegalupdate.com/
  • 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…
  • Dec 12

    DOJ to Allow Marijuana Farming on Tribal Land

    DOJ to Allow Marijuana Farming on Tribal Land
      The United States Department of Justice Department has issued a new memorandum indicating that U.S. attorneys will not prevent Tribes from growing or selling marijuana on their sovereign lands, even in states where marijuana…
  • Dec 10

    Tribes Resist Opening of Sacred Rattlesnake Mountain to Public

    Tribes Resist Opening of Sacred Rattlesnake Mountain to Public
    As reported by Tom Banse of KUOW radio, the Yakama Nation and neighboring tribes have objected to a move by Congress to offer public access to the summit of Rattlesnake Mountain, a place tribal members consider sacred. Rattlesnake Mountain…
Rank this Week: 1823

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Dec 18

    Dept. of Labor and Industries Fines Battle Ground, WA Company After Worker’s Hand Amputated

    Dept. of Labor and Industries Fines Battle Ground, WA Company After Worker’s Hand Amputated
    The Department of Labor & Industries has fined a Battle Ground, WA plastic bottle manufacturer $86,800 for major safety violations after a worker’s hand was caught in machinery and had to be amputated. Andersen Plastics…
  • Dec 15

    Vancouver, WA Road Paver Charged with Unregistered Contracting

    Vancouver, WA Road Paver Charged with Unregistered Contracting
    A Vancouver, WA man faces criminal charges that he operated as an unregistered contractor while paving driveways for Clark County residents. Some Clark County customers claimed his work was shoddy or never finished. The Washington…
  • Dec 11

    Seattle church leaders back in court for lawsuit against pot shop

    Seattle church leaders back in court for lawsuit against pot shop
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from www.kirotv.com Uncle Ike’s Pot Shop Lawyers for a Seattle church suing to shut down a pot store next door will be back in court on…
Rank this Week: 4094

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/
  • Dec 17

    19-year-old faces vehicular homicide in Puyallup bicycle accident death

    19-year-old faces vehicular homicide in Puyallup bicycle accident death
    A Puyallup teen faces upgraded charges of vehicular homicide after the bicycle accident victim that she hit on November 24 died on December 9th of the injuries he sustained in the accident. Kallie James had been charged with vehicular…
  • Dec 15

    Driver faces vehicle assault charges after Bellevue car accident

    Driver faces vehicle assault charges after Bellevue car accident
    A 25-year-old Bellevue man is under arrest and faces charges of Vehicular Assault after he struck a car and seriously injured a 40-year-old Bellevue man in the 15400 block of Lake Hills Boulevard in Bellevue. The injured man was seriously…
  • Dec 8

    Female pedestrian killed near Vancouver mall

    Female pedestrian killed near Vancouver mall
    A motorist who may have been under the influence of alcohol or drugs struck and killed a pedestrian in Vancouver, Washington on Monday morning. The pedestrian, a woman, was killed on Andresen Road near Northeast Vancouver Mall Drive. The…
Rank this Week: 4357

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: 2978

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
  • Dec 17

    Division II: Judge Exceeded Authority In Ordering Generalize Criminal Asset Forfeiture

    Division II: Judge Exceeded Authority In Ordering Generalize Criminal Asset Forfeiture
    State v. Roberts Roberts did some very bad things to his step-daughter, which led to the conviction. Luckily, this case is really not about that, but what happens to Roberts’ stuff. AS part of his sentence, the judge imposed the…
  • Dec 16

    Division III: Even with Identified Adoption Alternative, No Continuance and a Wrong Result

    Division III: Even with Identified Adoption Alternative, No Continuance and a Wrong Result
    In re Termination of ADR This, in the legal community, is what we refer to as serendipity. The previous case I just blogged was about arbitration, a form of alternative dispute resolution. We attorney-types call it A.D.R. for short. The…
  • Dec 16

    Division III: LUPA Trumps Developer’s Arbitration Clause

    Division III: LUPA Trumps Developer’s Arbitration Clause
    Naumes, Inc. v. City of Chelan This is a land use case, so I’ll keep it short. Nerds! That said, the developer was trying to argue that an agreement between the city and the developer trumped the city’s ordinances. The issue here…
Rank this Week: 551

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

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

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Dec 17

    Salmonella Sprout Illnesses Rise in 12 State

    Salmonella Sprout Illnesses Rise in 12 State
    The CDC reports as of December 15, 2014, a total of 111 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Enteritidis have been reported from 12 states. Connecticut (8), Maine... Continue Reading
  • Dec 10

    Massachusetts Reports Salmonella Outbreak

    Massachusetts Reports Salmonella Outbreak
    Food Safety News reports that Massachusetts state and local health department officials are investigating 19 Salmonella cases linked to a restaurant in Holyoke,  Brian Fitzgerald, Holyoke’s health director, told a local…
  • Dec 6

    Sprouts Sicken 87 in 11 States with Salmonella Enteritidi

    Sprouts Sicken 87 in 11 States with Salmonella Enteritidi
    As of December 2, 2014, a total of 87 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Enteritidis have been reported from 11 states. Twenty-seven percent of ill persons have... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 532

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Washington Workplace Law Blog

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

http://www.washingtonworkplacelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3337

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 468

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Injury at Sea

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

    F/V TRAILBLAZER Crewman Med-Evaced

    F/V TRAILBLAZER Crewman Med-Evaced
    A crew member's hand having been crushed in a crab pot launcher, crew-mates from the 120-foot fishing vessel TRAILBLAZER called the Alaska Coast Guard on Thursday, December 11, 2014 to report that immediate medical care was needed. The…
  • Dec 16

    F/V TITAN Grounded in Columbia River near Ilwaco

    F/V TITAN Grounded in Columbia River near Ilwaco
    Crew from the F/V TITAN called The Coast Guard Sector Columbia River At 2:16 am on Friday, December 5, 2014, to report they had grounded off the A-jetty on the north side of the Columbia River near Ilwaco, WA. The 78-foot vessel's engine room…
  • Dec 10

    54 crew members missing.

    54 crew members missing.
    54 crew members are missing from the capsized 326 ft South Korean trawler 501 ORYONG. Coast Guard Alaska Sector and five Good Samaritan vessels are assisting the Russian Kamchatka Border Guard Directorate (KBGD) in the search. According to…
Rank this Week: 920

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 16

    The Ultramercial Decision: Closing The Door Even Further On 101

    The Ultramercial Decision: Closing The Door Even Further On 101
    By Vijay Kumar The Federal Circuit recently issued its opinion for the Ultramercial v. Hulu case, further closing the door on patentees for what business methods qualify as being patent eligible under 35 § U.S.C. 101. Using the two-prong…
  • Dec 12

    Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts Publishes Fall 2014 Issue

    Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts Publishes Fall 2014 Issue
    The Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts (LTA Journal) has published its Fall 2014 Issue. The LTA Journal publishes concise legal analysis aimed at practicing attorneys on a quarterly basis. The issue’s first article,…
  • Dec 5

    Police Body Cameras Spark Potential Privacy Issue

    Police Body Cameras Spark Potential Privacy Issue
    By Naazaneen Hodjat In recent years, law enforcement agencies have been under significant pressure to increase transparency after a host of events have led local communities to lose faith in such agencies’ integrity. Concerns have…
Rank this Week: 1576

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/
  • 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…
  • Nov 4

    3 reasons you should always request a DOL hearing following a DUI arrest

    3 reasons you should always request a DOL hearing following a DUI arrest
    Often times I meet with potential clients and one of the first questions they ask is whether they should challenge the proposed license revocation that follows a DUI arrest.  Usually they say they spoke with another attorney or a friend and…
  • Nov 2

    What degree is a license suspended after a DUI conviction

    What degree is a license suspended after a DUI conviction
    If a driver gets convicted of a DUI here in Washington State.  Then they face at least a 90 day drivers license suspension if it was a first offense DUI and they took the breath test.  Obviously the length of the license suspension can vary…
Rank this Week: 3603

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: 4186

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Dec 15

    Happy Holidays!

    Happy Holidays!
    Dear Readers, Friends, Colleagues and Clients, With an exciting end to the year and more immigration excitement stored for us in 2015, we would like to wish you all a very happy holiday season and new year. Thank you for your continued…
  • Dec 9

    January 2015 Visa Bulletin Commentary

    January 2015 Visa Bulletin Commentary
    The January 2015 Visa Bulletin was released today. Here is what my readers are looking for: For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A category advances 25 days to priority date at 15 April 2013, F2B…
  • Dec 9

    January 2015 Visa Bulletin Commentary

    January 2015 Visa Bulletin Commentary
    The January 2015 Visa Bulletin was released today. Here is what my readers are looking for: For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A category advances 25 days to priority date at 15 April 2013, F2B…
Rank this Week: 478

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

Covers DUI and traffic law issues. By W. james Kotlowski.

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • Dec 13

    How many days do I have to request a DOL Hearing?

    How many days do I have to request a DOL Hearing?
    20 days from the date of your arrest. This can be completed online or by mail. See link to Department of Licensing (DOL). Request DOL Hearing Cost is $375.00. See Mail in Form
  • Dec 12

    Will a DUI probation violation suspend my license?

    Will a DUI probation violation suspend my license?
    Maybe. Yes, if it is any of the following DUI mandatory conditions: (i) Not drive a motor vehicle without a valid license to drive and proof of financial responsibility insurance (SR 22); (no license and/or insurance) (ii) Not drive while...
  • Dec 11

    Will my alcohol evaluation be accessible by the public?

    Will my alcohol evaluation be accessible by the public?
    Yes. Unfornuately, due to recent changes to Washington State Public Disclosure Rules (Supreme Court General Rule 31) alcohol/drug evaluations can be viewed by the public. We are now exploring ways to protect our DUI client's privacy since…
Rank this Week: 3633

IP Law Chat

IP Law Chat

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

http://iplaw.hllaw.com/
  • Dec 12

    Court Dismisses Copyright Claims Alleging Infringing Use of the Word "Oh"

    Court Dismisses Copyright Claims Alleging Infringing Use of the Word "Oh"
    This copyright infringement case involved plaintiff's allegation that defendants' use of the word "oh" in an audio recording and music video infringed plaintiff's copyrights in a composition and recording in which "oh" appears once. The…
  • Nov 25

    Amicus Curiae Filings in Ninth Circuit En Banc Rehearing of "Innocence of Muslims" Case

    Amicus Curiae Filings in Ninth Circuit En Banc Rehearing of "Innocence of Muslims" Case
    The amicus curiae briefs are piling up in connection with the Ninth Circuit's decision to rehear en banc Garcia v. Google, the case involving an actress's claim of a copyright interest in her performance in the film "Innocence of…
  • Nov 12

    Ninth Circuit Orders Rehearing En Banc in Garcia v. Google "Innocence of Muslims" Case

    Ninth Circuit Orders Rehearing En Banc in Garcia v. Google "Innocence of Muslims" Case
    It took awhile but today the Ninth Circuit ordered rehearing en banc of Garcia v. Google, the case involving an actress's claim of a copyright interest in her performance in the film "Innocence of Muslims" and her request for a preliminary…
Rank this Week: 3979

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
  • Dec 12

    Brewery Start-up Series: Checklist for Planning a Brewery #5 (Brewery Opening Timeline)

    Brewery Start-up Series: Checklist for Planning a Brewery #5 (Brewery Opening Timeline)
    Today in the Brewery Start-up Series we’re tackling the brewery opening timeline. When you’re opening a brewery, what comes first? When do you need to take serious steps, such as signing a lease? Or, when do you need to apply…
  • Dec 11

    Brewery Start-up Series: Checklist for Planning a Brewery #4 (Writing a Brewery Business Plan)

    Brewery Start-up Series: Checklist for Planning a Brewery #4 (Writing a Brewery Business Plan)
    This time in the Brewery Start-up Series, we’re discussing the Brewery Business Plan. I frequently hear from brewery start-ups who know they should have a business plan together, but aren’t sure why or what to include in it. It…
  • Dec 4

    Brewery Trademark Law Explained (in 60 Seconds or Less…)

    Brewery Trademark Law Explained (in 60 Seconds or Less…)
    Here’s the skinny on why proactive brewery trademark practices are a must. This is as brief-yet-thorough of an overview on brewery trademark law (and why it’s important) as I can muster. The takeaway is the same: (1) clear…
Rank this Week: 1239

Leyba Defense blog

Leyba Defense blog

Covers Washington State criminal matters including DUI issues.

http://www.leyba-defense.com/blog/
  • Dec 9

    Three options following a DUI administrative hearing drivers license revocation

    Three options following a DUI administrative hearing drivers license revocation
    If you get arrested for a DUI here in Washington State then you face two separate legal actions.  One is with the Court system where you will face a criminal prosecution for the DUI.  The other legal action is with the Washington…
  • Dec 6

    What is a hung jury in a DUI case and what happens afterwards?

    What is a hung jury in a DUI case and what happens afterwards?
    Recently I tried a DUI case in King County.  It resulted in a hung jury.  Meaning the jury could not reach a unanimous decision whether my client was guilty or not guilty of the DUI.  So today I wanted to discuss what a hung…
  • Dec 4

    Statewide DUI emphasis patrols going on in WA through 1/1/15

    Statewide DUI emphasis patrols going on in WA through 1/1/15
    I was out of town last week for Thanksgiving so I apologize for the late blog on this.  But starting 11/25/14 law enforcement agencies throughout Washington State are conducting DUI emphasis patrols through the beginning of the new…
Rank this Week: 2962

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: 359

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Dec 3

    Jonathan Dichter Selected for National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorney

    Jonathan Dichter Selected for National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorney
    Lynnwood DUI Defense Attorney Jonathan Dichter of Dichter Law Office, PLLC, has joined the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys and has been selected as one of the "TOP 10 Under 40 Years Old" criminal defense attorneys in Washington…
  • Nov 24

    Lynnwood Teen Charged with DUI & Hit-and-Run

    Lynnwood Teen Charged with DUI & Hit-and-Run
    Last week a hit-and-run accident took place at the intersection of Highway 99 and 148th Street Southwest, just north of Lynnwood. Around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18, a 16-year-old girl from Lynnwood rear-ended a Toyota Prius stopped at the…
  • Nov 6

    Outdated Breath Test Machines to be Replaced in Washington

    Outdated Breath Test Machines to be Replaced in Washington
    The Washington State Patrol has announced that they will be replacing the current breath test machine used by law enforcement – the DataMaster – with the Dräger Alcotest 9510. The new machines are smaller, sleeker, and…
Rank this Week: 3443

Hepatitis A Blog

Hepatitis A Blog

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

http://www.hepatitisblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Hamilton New Jersey Rosa’s Restaurant Hepatitis A Scare

    Hamilton New Jersey Rosa’s Restaurant Hepatitis A Scare
    Cristina Rojas reports that a confirmed case of hepatitis A has been traced to a food worker employed at Rosa’s Restaurant and Catering in Hamilton, officials said late Monday. Health... Continue Reading
  • Oct 28

    Red Robin Restaurant Hepatitis A Exposure Class Action lawsuit – Missouri (2014)

    Red Robin Restaurant Hepatitis A Exposure Class Action lawsuit – Missouri (2014)
    Springfield Missouri Health officials administered more than 5,000 doses of the hepatitis A vaccine. On May 20, 2014, health department officials learned of a food service worker at the Red... Continue Reading
  • Sep 27

    Hepatitis A Cluster in Alabama

    Hepatitis A Cluster in Alabama
    The Alabama Department of Public Health is investigating three cases of hepatitis A in Clarke County in southwest Alabama. The department says two of the cases involve people who have... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1081

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/
  • 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…
  • Sep 18

    Washington Court Rules that Condominium Leasing Restrictions Require 90% Approval

    Washington Court Rules that Condominium Leasing Restrictions Require 90% Approval
    The Washington Court of Appeals ruled earlier this month that 90% owner approval is necessary to amend the declarations of condominiums created after July 1, 1990 in a manner that restricts owners' ability to lease their units.  The…
Rank this Week: 4148

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: 4882

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 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…
  • Nov 21

    Executive Action by President Obama

    Executive Action by President Obama
    Executive Action List from the White House The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 20, 2014 FACT SHEET: IMMIGRATION ACCOUNTABILITY EXECUTIVE ACTION The President’s Immigration Accountability…
Rank this Week: 3330

Perey Law Group Blog

Perey Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal topics.

http://www.pereylaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 25

    Understanding The Meaning of Negligence 

    Understanding The Meaning of Negligence 
    A lot of people wonder what the difference is between a plain old accident that could happen to anyone and and accident that occurs because someone was legally negligent. This is a central part of personal injury law. When is ……
  • Nov 13

    Community Rallies Behind Traffic Tweeter After Tragedy

    Community Rallies Behind Traffic Tweeter After Tragedy
    Caran Johnson was an inveterate follower of police accident reports. Ever since her college years, she had tracked police scanners for local news and traffic incidents — as much, she said, for the police officer banter as for the…
  • Oct 29

    Is Japan Withholding Fukushima Birth Defect Data?

    Is Japan Withholding Fukushima Birth Defect Data?
    It’s hard to forget the 2011 Fukushima disaster…or series of disasters. First, the earthquake that rattled Japan. Then, the devastating tsunami that claimed thousands of lives. Then, the international panic about radiation…
Rank this Week: 885

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

By Whole Mediation & Consulting Services P.C.

http://wholemediation.com/category/real-divorce-mediation/
  • Nov 25

    Choosing a Divorce Mediator

    Choosing a Divorce Mediator
    Video Series Part 1 Choosing a Divorce Mediator from Cimira Studios on Vimeo. “Divorce is not a battle to be won, it’s a problem to be solved.” Mediation is a valuable method for divorcing couples to make decisions that will…
  • Oct 28

    Knowledge Resources for Divorce Professional

    Knowledge Resources for Divorce Professional
    Knowledge Resources for Divorce Professionals Lots of learning going on in the fields of mediation and collaborative law.  Last weekend I attended the nation’s largest annual gathering of International Academy of Collaborative…
  • Sep 25

    Useful Skills in Mediation

    Useful Skills in Mediation
    Mediation is a constructive, efficient strategy for divorcing couples to reach mutual agreements that will be carried on after the divorce is final. Divorce mediation provides separating couples with a safe space to discuss arrangements…
Rank this Week: 2547

Seattle Immigration Lawyer Blog

Seattle Immigration Lawyer Blog

Published By the Law Office of Bonnie Stern Wasser

http://www.seattleimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    President Obama Expands Deferred Action and Provisional Waiver

    President Obama Expands Deferred Action and Provisional Waiver
    President Obama announced tonight in very broad terms that he would expand "deferred action" to millions of undocumented immigrants beyond the DACA program of 2012 (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). The new program, to begin in 2015,…
  • Nov 20

    President Obama to Announce Executive Action Tonight

    President Obama to Announce Executive Action Tonight
    President Obama is scheduled to announce his plan for Executive Action on immigration tonight at 5pm PST. Most of the networks will NOT be carrying his speech. However, CNN, MSNBC, Telemundo and Univision among others will, although this…
  • Oct 27

    Executive Action - Our Recommended Fixe

    Executive Action - Our Recommended Fixe
    I previously posted two articles about the American immigration Lawyers Association's (AILA) letter to President Obama recommending administrative or Executive Action to fix the nation's immigration laws due to inaction by Congress. Here, I…
Rank this Week: 4823

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 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 ›
  • Oct 15

    How Does the Bankrutpcy Process Work?

    How Does the Bankrutpcy Process Work?
    One of the most common questions that I get is How does the bankruptcy process work? To answer this question I have created a short video explaining how we handle cases and what you can expect when you schedule a…Read more ›
Rank this Week: 4732

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: 2793

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: 1422

Washington Landlord Tenant .Info

Washington Landlord Tenant .Info

Covers evictions. By Scott Eller.

http://washingtonlandlordtenant.info
  • 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.…
  • Oct 24

    No Attorney Fees for Eviction after Foreclosure

    No Attorney Fees for Eviction after Foreclosure
    The buyer of a house at a foreclosure auction is generally entitled to possession twenty days after the foreclosure sale, but with protections of tenants of the former owner under both state and federal laws.   If the occupants to not…
Rank this Week: 2729

Shigella Blog

Shigella Blog

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

http://www.shigellablog.com/
  • 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
  • Sep 5

    True Food with Shigella

    True Food with Shigella
    Nancy Luna reports with the Orange county Register that an upscale restaurant at Fashion Island that bills itself as a healthy living establishment is at the center of a suspected... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1106

Washington DC Criminal Defense…

Washington DC Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Law Office of Daniel A. Gross, PLLC.

http://www.dc-criminal-defense.com/
Rank this Week: 1926

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

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

    Domestic Violence, the NFL and Constitutional Rights in Criminal Case

    Domestic Violence, the NFL and Constitutional Rights in Criminal Case
    If you are charged with a Domestic Violence crime [or DUI, Drug Offences, Shoplifting or Murder] whether you live in Seattle, Oak Harbor, Bellingham or Mt. Vernon, you are entitled to representation by a criminal defense attorney, to have a…
  • Aug 27

    Evolution of Search and Seizure Law Re: Blood Draws in the DUI Context (Part 1)

    Evolution of Search and Seizure Law Re: Blood Draws in the DUI Context (Part 1)
    By:Brent Thompson Any warrantless search or seizure is presumed unlawful aside from a few jealously guarded exceptions. Traditional exceptions include but are not limited to (1) consent; (2) incident to arrest; (3) hot pursuit; and (4)…
  • Aug 25

    Fergusson, MO and Me

    Fergusson, MO and Me
    Mimi always says I manage to turn everything into stories about me, but this is hard not to. This is where I grew up. Well, not exactly. But my parents and older sisters lived in Fergusson right before I was born. I grew up hearing this…
Rank this Week: 4711

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: 3017