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Washington Injury Law Blog

Washington Injury Law Blog

Covers Washington state injury issues, laws, cases and news. By Max J. Meyers.

http://wainjurylawblog.com
  • Jun 28

    In Tax Return Preparation, Alabama Tax Attorney is a Wise Investment

    In Tax Return Preparation, Alabama Tax Attorney is a Wise Investment
    Source: Flickr Just the mention of the word tax would send an eerie feeling to many individuals. However, every person must accept the fact that paying tax burdens is part of the duty as a citizen of a state. You are left with no choice but…
  • Jun 27

    Pennsylvania Tax Attorney: Choosing the Right One

    Pennsylvania Tax Attorney: Choosing the Right One
    Source: Flickr Do you owe the government taxes? Are you being audited by the Internal Revenue Services? Are you being accused of committing tax crime? If you answer affirmatively in one or more of the aforementioned queries, then you…
  • Jun 26

    Arizona Child Protection Attorney Search

    Arizona Child Protection Attorney Search
    Source: Flickr Today children are becoming victim of many vicious forms of mental and physical abuse. Child abuse is a form of cruelty that is in most cases intentionally done to harm the child. Children who are victims of child abuse loose…
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Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Jun 28

    Smoked Fish Operation Shuttered over Listeria

    Smoked Fish Operation Shuttered over Listeria
    Food Safety News reports that Federal officials are seeking a court order to stop a smoked fish operation from selling food because of repeated Listeria problems at its Westchester County, NY,... Continue Reading
  • Jun 8

    Sprouts Recalled after Listeria Test

    Sprouts Recalled after Listeria Test
    Happy Sprout Inc. voluntarily recalled all packages of soybean sprouts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal... Continue Reading
  • May 28

    Cashew Recalled over Listeria

    Cashew Recalled over Listeria
    Hampton Farms is voluntarily recalling Ava’s brand Organic Cashews Roasted & Salted 8 oz. tubs distributed in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. We have been notified by our... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 346

Hepatitis A Blog

Hepatitis A Blog

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

http://www.hepatitisblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Hepatitis A Ruins a Wedding

    Hepatitis A Ruins a Wedding
    News 12 reports that a Westchester couple says their dream wedding turned into a nightmare as a result of the hepatitis A scare at the Cortlandt Manor venue where they... Continue Reading
  • Jun 14

    Hepatitis A in Westchester

    Hepatitis A in Westchester
    Dr. Sherlita Amler, Westchester County’s Health Commissioner, is encouraging people who consumed beverages at Monteverde at Oldstone, a restaurant and event space at 28 Bear Mountain Bridge Road in Cortlandt... Continue Reading
  • May 28

    Jail House Hepatitis A Risk

    Jail House Hepatitis A Risk
    Oakland County Jail officials are warning inmates incarcerated there earlier this month that they may have been exposed to hepatitis A. A male prisoner in the jail tested positive for the... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 235

Shigella Blog

Shigella Blog

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

http://www.shigellablog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Camarillo Souplantation Tied to Shigella Outbreak

    Camarillo Souplantation Tied to Shigella Outbreak
    Ventura County Public Health was notified on Thursday, June 22nd, of an unusually high number of Shigella cases in the county. Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group... Continue Reading
  • Jun 22

    Altamonte Springs Daycare Linked to Shigella Outbreak

    Altamonte Springs Daycare Linked to Shigella Outbreak
    Florida health officials in Seminole County are warning about a shigella outbreak at a daycare. A shigella outbreak was reported to Florida Health Department officials on Tuesday at the Kids... Continue Reading
  • May 28

    Arkansas and Louisiana see increase in Shigella

    Arkansas and Louisiana see increase in Shigella
    The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is continuing to see cases in Northeast Arkansas of Shigellosis, an infectious disease that commonly causes diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps. Shigellosis is caused... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 260

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/
  • Jun 26

    Collection Options for Community Association

    Collection Options for Community Association
    Assessments are the lifeblood of community associations.  If owners fail to pay their assessments, then associations can not perform their duties.  Once reminder notices have proven ineffective, associations should consider taking…
  • May 29

    Washington Court of Appeals Reverses Trial Court's Partition of Common Area

    Washington Court of Appeals Reverses Trial Court's Partition of Common Area
    The Washington Court of Appeals ruled in an unpublished opinion last month that partition of a common area created by the deeds of four adjacent properties was not a remedy available to the trial court when the property owners could not agree…
  • Apr 5

    Court of Appeals Upholds Homeowners Association's Application of Bylaw

    Court of Appeals Upholds Homeowners Association's Application of Bylaw
    The Washington Court of Appeals recently upheld a homeowners association's interpretation and application of its bylaws in a published opinion.  Members of the association challenged its authority to impose membership fees and liens…
Rank this Week: 4070

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/
  • Jun 26

    Apple iPhone ‘Do Not Disturb’ update to fight against distracted driving

    Apple iPhone ‘Do Not Disturb’ update to fight against distracted driving
    As we all know, distracted driving kills and injures thousands of people each year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 8 people are fatally injured each day in crashes involving distracted driving.  In 2015…
  • Jun 16

    Think twice! The next time you look at your phone while driving

    Think twice! The next time you look at your phone while driving
    Each year the number of traffic fatalities in the U.S. stemming from distracted driving has been increasing. In 2015 alone there were 3,477 traffic deaths in the U.S. This is a 9 percent jump in fatalities from the year before. As these…
  • Jun 9

    Tips and Tricks that everyone should do before going on a Road Trip

    Tips and Tricks that everyone should do before going on a Road Trip
    The post Tips and Tricks that everyone should do before going on a Road Trip appeared first on Seattle Personal Injury Lawyers: Premier Law Group.
Rank this Week: 3341

Seattle Maritime Lawyer Blog

Seattle Maritime Lawyer Blog

Covers admiralty law. By James M. Beard.

http://www.seattlemaritimelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Injured Alaska Fisherman Airlifted From F/V New Dawn

    Injured Alaska Fisherman Airlifted From F/V New Dawn
    On Monday, June 19, 2017, USCG in Kodiak received a medevac request from the crew of the NEW DAWN. A crew member aboard the NEW DAWN sustained a broken ankle and after consultation with the duty flight surgeon, the decision was made to…
  • Jun 12

    Jury Awards 1.35 Million to Injured Alaska Crab Fisherman

    Jury Awards 1.35 Million to Injured Alaska Crab Fisherman
    A Seattle jury awarded 1.35 Million dollars in damages to an Alaska Crab Fisherman, David Zielinski, who suffered a severe hand aboard the F/V TIME BANDIT in January of 2013. The Jones Act injury case alleged the Zielinski’s employer…
  • Apr 24

    Samson Tug Boat Sinks at Alaska Dock

    Samson Tug Boat Sinks at Alaska Dock
    An 81-foot tug boat owned by Samson Tug and Barge Company sank at a Sitka pier Wednesday night. The 81-foot tug Powhatan had been out of service for ten years and no crew was reported injured in the incident. The major concern is potential…
Rank this Week: 1684

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Jun 26

    Port of Tacoma, WA Pier 4 Reconfiguration Update

    Port of Tacoma, WA Pier 4 Reconfiguration Update
    The Northwest Seaport Alliance provided the following update of the South Harbor Pier 4 project to expand and fortify the pier to receive the new megaships. The project employs workers in the construction trades and, once completed, will lead…
  • Jun 22

    Port Commissioners Approve Funding for Railroad

    Port Commissioners Approve Funding for Railroad
    $600,000 will go to grade separation project in Kent, WA, easing rail-related congestion. The Port of Seattle Commission has approved transportation funding for a grade separation project in Kent, WA. The South 228th Street project will…
  • Jun 19

    Social Security Fears? An Open Letter to Our Client

    Social Security Fears? An Open Letter to Our Client
    We’ve been hearing from clients, both current and former, about the proposed changes to Social Security – and what we are hearing is fear. Our clients have been found too disabled to work under very stringent definitions of…
Rank this Week: 3943

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jun 24

    What Souplantation should have known about Shigella

    What Souplantation should have known about Shigella
    Shigella Shigella is the bacterium that causes the disease shigellosis, also known as bacillary dysentery. Shigella is one of the most easily transmitted bacterial diarrheas, since it can occur after fewer than 100 bacteria are ingested.…
  • Jun 24

    Shigella Hits Souplantation in Camarillo in California

    Shigella Hits Souplantation in Camarillo in California
    Ventura County Public Health was notified on Thursday, June 22nd, of an unusually high number of Shigella cases in the county. Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella (shih-GEHL-uh), which most often…
  • Jun 23

    Target Pulls Hampton Creek Products – Salmonella and Listeria Risk

    Target Pulls Hampton Creek Products – Salmonella and Listeria Risk
    Bloomberg News reported today that Target began removing all of Hampton Creek Inc.’s products from its stores. According to Bloomberg, a Target spokeswoman said the company received allegations of food safety concerns as well as…
Rank this Week: 49

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: 3674

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: 1933

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Injury at Sea

http://www.maritimeinjury.com/
  • Jun 22

    Crew from Le Enterprise rescued

    Crew from Le Enterprise rescued
    Two mariners were successfully rescued from a vessel taking on water 30 miles west of Grays Harbor, Washington, Wednesday afternoon. They were transported by a Coast Guard aircrew to Air Station Astoria around 5:40 p.m. The request for…
  • Jun 17

    Medevac from Island Spirit

    Medevac from Island Spirit
    A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced an 81-year-old female passenger with a head injury from the 112-foot cruise ship Island Spirit, in the vicinity of Stephens Passage, Alaska, Friday night. The Jayhawk crew hoisted the woman and…
  • Jun 14

    Two people and four dogs rescued

    Two people and four dogs rescued
    A Coast Guard crew rescued two people and four dogs on a 26 ft pleasure vessel taking on water 1.5 miles east of Point No Point in Puget Sound, about 9:30 pm Tuesday night. The Coast Guard RBM arrived on scene about 9:20 pm. In calm…
Rank this Week: 506

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Washington Court Denies Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claim

    Washington Court Denies Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claim
    Negligent infliction of emotional distress is a cause of action available when a family member is at the scene of their loved one’s accident at the time of the accident or shortly thereafter and witnesses their injuries at the scene…
  • Jun 15

    Waiver of Enforcement Limitations on Washington Child Support Order

    Waiver of Enforcement Limitations on Washington Child Support Order
    A judgment or judgment lien for accrued child support in Washington remains in force for 10 years after the youngest child named in the order turns 18, pursuant to RCW 4.56.210.  The statute therefore generally makes a child support…
  • Jun 8

    Alternative Means and Unanimous Jury Verdicts in Washington

    Alternative Means and Unanimous Jury Verdicts in Washington
    Domestic violence violation of a protection order is generally a gross misdemeanor under Washington law, but it can be a class C felony if a violation of the order is also an assault or if the defendant has at least two prior convictions for…
Rank this Week: 305

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Coast Guard Sector Anchorage Medevacs Injured Crew Member

    Coast Guard Sector Anchorage Medevacs Injured Crew Member
    A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 58-year-old male after he suffered an ankle injury while aboard the F/V NEW DAWN. The 50-foot commercial vessel was near Shelikof Strait when the incident occurred on…
  • Jun 13

    Seattle Jury Awards Deadliest Catch Crabber $1.35 Million

    Seattle Jury Awards Deadliest Catch Crabber $1.35 Million
    A crabber working in the Alaska Bering Sea aboard the TIME BANDIT (the vessel made famous by the popular Discovery Channel reality series “Deadliest Catch”), was awarded $1.35 million by a Seattle jury for injuries sustained in a…
  • Jun 6

    Named for Heroes: New and Improved Coast Guard Cutters Coming to Astoria and Ketchikan

    Named for Heroes: New and Improved Coast Guard Cutters Coming to Astoria and Ketchikan
    Astoria is set to receive two new lifesaving Sentinel-class cutters. One has already been deployed in Ketchikan, the USCGC John McCormick. These are part of a Coast Guard plan to commission 58 new Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters,…
Rank this Week: 567

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/
  • Jun 20

    Regulatory Landscape Remains Unclear for Mobile Health App Developer

    Regulatory Landscape Remains Unclear for Mobile Health App Developer
    By Mariko Kageyama The digital health field has been growing exponentially and is now expanding rapidly into emerging markets. As a result, mobile health apps, or “mHealth apps,” have exploded in popularity. If you search for…
  • Jun 13

    Developments in the Dispute About Nazi-Loot; Heirs No Longer in Limbauch-Limbo?

    Developments in the Dispute About Nazi-Loot; Heirs No Longer in Limbauch-Limbo?
    By Sebastian R Stock Germany will likely be forced to defend itself for the first time in a U.S. Court against claims relating to the theft of art by the Nazi party. The complicated issue of ownership and title to art looted by the Nazi…
  • Jun 5

    Pink is the New (Vanta)black – The Story Behind the World’s First Open-Source Paint

    Pink is the New (Vanta)black – The Story Behind the World’s First Open-Source Paint
    By Seth Parent A petty, back-and-forth social media feud between two artists has finally given the world more than just mindless entertainment and threatened lawsuits. In the latest recurrence of this feud, one of the artists has created the…
Rank this Week: 551

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

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

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Jun 12

    What Trump Gets Wrong About Social Security Disability

    What Trump Gets Wrong About Social Security Disability
    After promising voters to not touch Social Security, the Trump administration has proposed a budget(1) to Congress that would cut $72 billion from Social Security disability. This move, not supported by the facts, is based on the belief is…
  • May 17

    2017 Law Day Luncheon: Bringing the Community Together

    2017 Law Day Luncheon: Bringing the Community Together
    Calbom & Schwab attorneys Jeff Schwab and Ashley Grout recently attended the 2017 Law Day Luncheon in Wenatchee on May 12. Law Day brings together members of our community and recognizes our outstanding members of the Chelan-Douglas Bar…
  • Apr 20

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation
    In Washington State, RCW 51.32.220 allows for the offset of two types of monetary benefits if an individual receives payments for Social Security Disability. Those two state benefits are temporary total disability and permanent total…
Rank this Week: 1008

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/
  • Jun 8

    News Roundup: Noncompete Clauses; IKEA Bootcamp; Crowdfunded Litigation

    News Roundup: Noncompete Clauses; IKEA Bootcamp; Crowdfunded Litigation
    IKEA Hosts Startup Bootcamp IKEA has partnered with Rainmaking, a global co-op for entrepreneurs, to create IKEA Bootcamp. The program is currently accepting applications for startups who want to work with IKEA Range & Supply for three…
  • Jun 5

    The Business Purchase Letter of Intent

    The Business Purchase Letter of Intent
    Today’s post discusses an important early step when you are purchasing a business: drafting and negotiating a business purchase letter of intent. The process of drafting and negotiating a business purchase letter of intent…
  • May 22

    News Roundup: Blockchain Startups, Bitcoin, and Cryptocurrencie

    News Roundup: Blockchain Startups, Bitcoin, and Cryptocurrencie
    A weekly collection of Seattle-area business law news and events. This week we focus on news related to blockchain and cryptocurrencies.... Read More The post News Roundup: Blockchain Startups, Bitcoin, and Cryptocurrencies appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 3811

Lutz Law blog

Lutz Law blog

Covers Washington family law.

http://www.lutzlaw.com/articles/
  • Jun 7

    Spanish Speaking Attorney

    Spanish Speaking Attorney
    Jorge Ramos utilizes his cultural background and Spanish speaking ability to represent individuals struggling with English as their second language. [...]
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 287

Bellevue Tax Lawyer Blog

Bellevue Tax Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.richtertaxblog.com/
  • Jun 7

    5 Tips for Developing a Viable Business Plan

    5 Tips for Developing a Viable Business Plan
    A business plan is an important tool that every aspiring entrepreneur should develop. A business plan can help you clarify what needs to be done in order for your company to succeed. It can also help you plan for changes in the market and…
  • May 8

    The Taxation of LLC Member Distributions for Broker Dealers | Bethesda Tax Lawyer

    The Taxation of LLC Member Distributions for Broker Dealers | Bethesda Tax Lawyer
    In today’s blog, I’d like to look at another case, Fleischer v. Commissioner (2016), that deals with the reporting of income.  In this case, Ryan Fleischer, a financial advisor with various securities-trading licenses, had…
  • Apr 9

    FBARs are Due April 18th | Bethesda Tax Lawyer

    FBARs are Due April 18th | Bethesda Tax Lawyer
    Beginning this year, FBARs are due on tax day, April 15th, most years, and April 18th this year. If you cannot file by the deadline, for this year only, an automatic extension until October 18th will be provided. The FBAR is now filed…
Rank this Week: 3561

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/
  • Jun 6

    Employers: Be Prepared for Increased Audits from Department of Labor

    Employers: Be Prepared for Increased Audits from Department of Labor
    Department of Labor has today announced their intention to conduct sweeping audits against employers who hire foreign national employees on H-1B and other visa types, see here: https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/opa/opa20170606 Please make…
  • May 19

    Starting a Business by an H-1B Visa Holder

    Starting a Business by an H-1B Visa Holder
    Increasingly, we find that we are answering questions from  entrepreneurial souls who want to start their own businesses to market their great ideas but are hobbled in their goals due to the severe restrictions placed on certain visa…
  • Apr 12

    Alert to Frequent Fliers: Customs & Border Protection (CBP) needs to borrow your electronic devices and data!

    Alert to Frequent Fliers: Customs & Border Protection (CBP) needs to borrow your electronic devices and data!
    Although this may seem unfathomable to most in the U.S, the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has begun a routine process of inspecting electronic devices of ALL incoming passengers. Yes that also includes US Citizens and Lawful Permanent…
Rank this Week: 3750

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: 1686

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/
  • May 29

    How to Manage Old Debt After Recent Supreme Court Ruling

    How to Manage Old Debt After Recent Supreme Court Ruling
    How to Manage Old Debt After Recent Supreme Court Ruling It’s easier for old debt to haunt American consumers seeking refuge in bankruptcy, thanks to a recent ruling by the Supreme Court in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson (2017).…
  • May 3

    Can an Attorney Help You Buy and Sell Real Estate?

    Can an Attorney Help You Buy and Sell Real Estate?
    Can an Attorney Help You Buy and Sell Real Estate? Yes! In fact this can be a way you can save a significant amount of money on your real estate transactions.  I had the opportunity to discuss whether an attorney… Read more…
  • Mar 26

    Confessions of a Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney: 5 Myths About Filing Bankruptcy

    Confessions of a Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney: 5 Myths About Filing Bankruptcy
    Confessions of a Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney: 5 Myths about Filing Bankruptcy In every day life, nobody goes into a business venture or every day life thinking that they will have to someday talk to a Seattle bankruptcy attorney, however…
Rank this Week: 606

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

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

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • May 28

    Salmonella Outbreak: Cafe Med and Back Bay Sandwich – 9 Sick

    Salmonella Outbreak: Cafe Med and Back Bay Sandwich – 9 Sick
    After multiple serious health code violations were discovered by Boston health inspectors, two restaurants in the city’s Back Bay neighborhood have been closed to allow for corrective measures. Health inspectors... Continue Reading
  • Apr 27

    Lords Organics Ginger Powder Recalled over Salmonella

    Lords Organics Ginger Powder Recalled over Salmonella
    LORDS ORGANICS is recalling Ginger Powder Product from AGF Organic Veda, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal... Continue Reading
  • Apr 22

    Brownies with Salmonella don’t Mix

    Brownies with Salmonella don’t Mix
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is alerting consumers that the brownie mix dessert included in the breaded chicken nugget meal trays produced by Conagra... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 874

Campylobacter Blog

Campylobacter Blog

Covers campylobacter outbreaks and news. By Marler Clark.

http://www.campylobacterblog.com/
  • May 28

    Campylobacter on Uptick

    Campylobacter on Uptick
    The campylobacter bacteria, often found in raw poultry, fresh produce and unpasteurized milk, was the leading cause of food-related infection in 2016, according to new national estimates from the Centers... Continue Reading
  • 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
Rank this Week: 5179

Seattle Entertainment Lawyer

Seattle Entertainment Lawyer

By Heather M. Morado. Covers entertainment and intellectual property law.

http://www.seattleentertainmentlawyer.com/
  • May 26

    Connecting Writers with Hollywood

    Connecting Writers with Hollywood
    Today I will be presenting at the Connecting Writers with Hollywood conference, in Spokane, Washington.  I will be speaking about intellectual property and other legal issues that arise for writers and producers.  More information…
  • Apr 6

    Does stealing jokes constitute copyright infringement?

    Does stealing jokes constitute copyright infringement?
    In an unusual case, a comedian has filed suit against the Conan O-Brien Show for copyright infringement arising out of alleged joke theft.  The plaintiff, Robert Alexander Kaseberg, alleges that five jokes posted on his comedy blog and…
  • Nov 8

    Congrats to client Andy Brown

    Congrats to client Andy Brown
    Congratulations to client Andy Brown on the release of his book, Warnings Unheeded: Twin Tragedies at Fairchild Air Force Base.  The book is a vivid and moving account of the events that led up to the 1994 mass shooting and B-52 bomber…
Rank this Week: 1776

Seattle Entertainment Lawyer

Seattle Entertainment Lawyer

Provides entertainment and intellectual property law updates. By Heather M. Morado.

http://www.seattleentertainmentlawyer.com/
  • May 26

    Connecting Writers with Hollywood

    Connecting Writers with Hollywood
    Today I will be presenting at the Connecting Writers with Hollywood conference, in Spokane, Washington.  I will be speaking about intellectual property and other legal issues that arise for writers and producers.  More information…
  • Apr 6

    Does stealing jokes constitute copyright infringement?

    Does stealing jokes constitute copyright infringement?
    In an unusual case, a comedian has filed suit against the Conan O-Brien Show for copyright infringement arising out of alleged joke theft.  The plaintiff, Robert Alexander Kaseberg, alleges that five jokes posted on his comedy blog and…
  • Nov 8

    Congrats to client Andy Brown

    Congrats to client Andy Brown
    Congratulations to client Andy Brown on the release of his book, Warnings Unheeded: Twin Tragedies at Fairchild Air Force Base.  The book is a vivid and moving account of the events that led up to the 1994 mass shooting and B-52 bomber…
Rank this Week: 970

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/
  • May 16

    Pet Owners Have The Power To Avoid Dog Bite Incident

    Pet Owners Have The Power To Avoid Dog Bite Incident
    Many dog bite incidents happen with animals victims are familiar with. It’s because of that reality that many victims of these horrific attacks are now speaking up. To a mother whose child lost the left side of his face in a dog bite…
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1786

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

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

http://seattletrademarklawyer.com/
  • May 16

    Best IP Practices for the Small Business Owner

    Best IP Practices for the Small Business Owner
    I often get trademark and copyright questions from startups or small business owners. Though one size doesn’t fit all, there are some common things to think about when getting your IP house in order. 1. Consider registering your…
  • Apr 18

    Mastering Specimens of Use: Tricky, but Essential

    Mastering Specimens of Use: Tricky, but Essential
    Proving up trademark use to the USPTO’s satisfaction can be tricky. It needn’t be, but it’s not always intuitive, which can lead to mistakes. The first thing to remember is that the proof of use — called the…
  • Mar 22

    NYT Best-seller Illustrates How Trademarks Can Become Meaningle

    NYT Best-seller Illustrates How Trademarks Can Become Meaningle
    I’m pleased to report that excerpts from a 2011 Seattle Trademark Lawyer post appear in the 2016 NYT best-seller, “Real Food/Fake Food.” Author Larry Olmsted riffs on my discussion about “American” Kobe beef. I…
Rank this Week: 1462

Washington Gun Rights Lawyer Blog

Washington Gun Rights Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Rainier Law Group, PLLC.

http://www.washingtongunrightslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 533

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Washington Workplace Law Blog

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

http://www.washingtonworkplacelaw.com/
  • May 10

    Materials Available: Seattle Ordinances Affecting Employers – Hear From the City

    Materials Available: Seattle Ordinances Affecting Employers – Hear From the City
    On May 4, 2017, attorneys from the Foster Pepper Employment & Labor group hosted a seminar/webinar titled “Seattle Ordinances Affecting Employers – Hear From the City.” The seminar featured Foster Pepper attorneys and…
  • 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 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…
Rank this Week: 1010

CMS Law Firm's DUI Defense Blog

CMS Law Firm's DUI Defense Blog

Covers Seattle DUI and criminal law.

http://dui-defense-blog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Which States Have the Toughest DWI Laws?

    Which States Have the Toughest DWI Laws?
    You do not want to get a DUI in any state. A DUI conviction anywhere in the US will involve serious penalties that can affect your ability to work, get a student loan, rent an apartment and more. But some states have stricter DWI laws than…
  • Apr 12

    Texas DWI Law

    Texas DWI Law
    I was arrested for DWI in Texas…Now What? http://www.lubbockdwilawblog.com Board certified criminal defense attorney Stephen Hamilton, practicing in Lubbock, Texas, talks about what you should do now that you’ve been arrested for…
  • Apr 3

    Texas DWI Penaltie

    Texas DWI Penaltie
    In the state of Texas, you are deemed to be driving while intoxicated or DWI if you have a blood alcohol limit (BAC) above a certain level. For those 21 years old +, you are legally intoxicated with a BAC of .08%. For commercial drivers, the…
Rank this Week: 158

Washington Landlord Tenant .Info

Washington Landlord Tenant .Info

Covers evictions. By Scott Eller.

http://washingtonlandlordtenant.info
  • Apr 22

    Criminal History and Fair Housing

    Criminal History and Fair Housing
    If a landlord treats individuals with comparable criminal histories differently because of their race, national origin, or other protected characteristic this is intentional discrimination and the landlord is in violation of the Fair Housing…
  • Mar 18

    Landlords Sue City of Seattle Over First-in-Time Law

    Landlords Sue City of Seattle Over First-in-Time Law
    Chong and MariLyn Yim live with their three children in a triplex in Seattle. The only way they can afford to live in Seattle is to rent out the other two units. The Yim family shares yard space with the renters. The children are occasionally…
  • Jan 29

    Convoluted Real Estate Transaction

    Convoluted Real Estate Transaction
    Several parties entered what the Court of Appeals described as a “convoluted series of real estate transactions.”[1]   Essentially, the Bohms lived in a property owned by Roesch, and real estate developer Fred was to…
Rank this Week: 271

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 11

    Parenting, Politics, and the Rule of Law

    Parenting, Politics, and the Rule of Law
      Don’t worry. This won’t be another rambler. I realize that last post was a bit tangential. There was a reason for taking that approach; it was an experiment in trying to get people to read it. As Donald Trump ……
  • Apr 8

    Was the Airstrike in Syria Legal?

    Was the Airstrike in Syria Legal?
    All-righty then, another legal issue for us in this political nightmare we live in; one I feel that I can comment on in my goal to show how legal analysis comes up every day in regular life, even something as … Continue reading…
  • Apr 1

    In Like Flynn – Up to His Neck in Immunity Confusion

    In Like Flynn – Up to His Neck in Immunity Confusion
    For the two or three people who read my blog, you may have noticed that I have been off the grid lately. If you look at the timeline on that as closely as reporters are looking at Devin Nunes’ trips to … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 596

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: 3205

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

By Whole Mediation & Consulting Services P.C.

http://wholemediation.com/blog/
  • Mar 4

    Divorce, Children and Taxe

    Divorce, Children and Taxe
    Most divorcing couples feel financially strained. The good news is that parents may receive significant tax benefits for children; the bad news is that even though more and more parents are choosing joint parenting the IRS still hangs on…
  • Apr 20

    Is a Divorce Mediator or Divorce Lawyer Right For You?

    Is a Divorce Mediator or Divorce Lawyer Right For You?
    In nearly every case, divorce is a complicated process that almost always requires professional help for the separating couple. However, going to court for litigation or for a settlement conference isn’t always necessary; by using…
  • Mar 25

    5 Ways To Stay Positive During A Divorce

    5 Ways To Stay Positive During A Divorce
    Breakups are difficult, but divorce is a whole new ball game. Ending a legal marriage is more than breaking up with someone, it’s ending a life that was build around that relationship. Finances, children, assets and legal documentation…
Rank this Week: 986

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/
  • Feb 24

    Second Washington Appellate Court Affirms Broad Standing Requirements Under State's Open Public Meetings Act

    Second Washington Appellate Court Affirms Broad Standing Requirements Under State's Open Public Meetings Act
    Arthur West filed suit under Washington’s Open Public Meetings Act, ch. 42.30 RCW (“OPMA”), against the Pierce County Council and individual Council members based on a series of e-mails between members of the Council and the…
  • Feb 14

    From $37 to $339,000: Why the Price of Public Records Requests Varies So Much

    From $37 to $339,000: Why the Price of Public Records Requests Varies So Much
    The laws about public records differ from one government to the next and are further complicated by some technologies, like police body cameras.  By Liz Farmer from Governing.com In 2015, the editor of a newspaper in Florida filed a…
  • Jan 27

    FOIA and Complaints About Judicial Conduct

    FOIA and Complaints About Judicial Conduct
    Immigration judges are career civil-service employees in the Department of Justice’s executive office. The judges preside over matters such as deportation, exclusion, removal and rescission proceedings for non-citizens charged with…
Rank this Week: 4105

Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • Feb 22

    The Sequential Evaluation Proce

    The Sequential Evaluation Proce
    We get a lot of callers asking “How do I qualify for Social Security?”  Great question! All applicants must go through the sequential evaluation process and  I’m going to talk about what that is in this post. The…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1581

The Seattle Injury Attorney

The Seattle Injury Attorney

Covers Washington injury court cases and laws. By Travis Eller.

http://www.theseattleinjuryattorney.com/
  • Feb 16

    Tenants’ Dog Bites Visitor during Home Inspection

    Tenants’ Dog Bites Visitor during Home Inspection
    Shelly’s daughter was considering buying a house. The house was occupied by tenants who kept a Rottweiler-Labrador mixed dog.  Shelly accompanied her daughter on an inspection of the house. The tenants had informed the real estate…
  • Feb 9

    Wrongful Death Statute of Limitation

    Wrongful Death Statute of Limitation
    Jamie Fast lost her viable unborn son. She attributed the loss to an alleged failure by her health care providers to timely recognize and act upon the risk she would develop gestational diabetes. The Fasts sued for the mom’s own…
  • Apr 13

    $82,500 settlement after client offered only $8,000 before hiring an attorney.

    $82,500 settlement after client offered only $8,000 before hiring an attorney.
    Our client was offered only $8,000 before he had an attorney. We were able to eventually settle the personal injury claim for $82,500. The post $82,500 settlement after client offered only $8,000 before hiring an attorney. appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 620

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/
  • Feb 14

    Bicyclist hit by valet driver shares safety tips for the road and the courtroom

    Bicyclist hit by valet driver shares safety tips for the road and the courtroom
    A jury recently awarded our clients, Thyce and Amy Colyn, $38.25 million, after a hotel valet driver using an illegal shortcut to cross a one-way street broadsided Thyce and permanently injured him as he cycled home from work on his bike.…
  • Dec 20

    Olympus executives plead the Fifth about deadly outbreaks tied to medical scope

    Olympus executives plead the Fifth about deadly outbreaks tied to medical scope
    Three senior executives at scope maker Olympus Corp., which is under federal investigation for its role in superbug outbreaks, repeatedly invoked their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination when questioned recently about internal…
  • Dec 15

    $38 Million Verdict for Bicyclist Hit by Valet Driver Using Illegal Shortcut

    $38 Million Verdict for Bicyclist Hit by Valet Driver Using Illegal Shortcut
    We are proud to announce that today a jury awarded our client a $38 million verdict, after he was hit on his bicycle by a valet driver using an illegal shortcut to cross a one-way street in downtown Seattle. The valet driver’s company,…
Rank this Week: 2792

Seattle Maritime Injury Lawyer…

Seattle Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.seattlemaritimeinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 14

    Seattle-based crab boat and six-member crew missing in Bering Sea

    Seattle-based crab boat and six-member crew missing in Bering Sea
    On Saturday, the Seattle-based crab boat F/V DESTINATION went missing in the Bering Sea, approximately two miles off of St. George Island, with six crewmembers aboard.  St. George Island is located about 650 miles west of Kodiak Island,…
  • Feb 14

    Seattle-based crab boat and six-member crew missing in Bering Sea

    Seattle-based crab boat and six-member crew missing in Bering Sea
    On Saturday, the Seattle-based crab boat F/V DESTINATION went missing in the Bering Sea, approximately two miles off of St. George Island, with six crewmembers aboard.  St. George Island is located about 650 miles west of Kodiak Island,…
  • Dec 29

    10 Things to Know Before Going up to Alaska for “A Season”

    10 Things to Know Before Going up to Alaska for “A Season”
     It’s that time of year again.  The holidays are over and you’re going back to work on a factory trawler up in Alaska for “A-Season.”  Whether you’re a returning crew member or a greenhorn,…
Rank this Week: 504

Seattle Copyright Watch

Seattle Copyright Watch

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

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

    State Law Can't Protect Butterfly Valve from the Copyright Preemption Net

    State Law Can't Protect Butterfly Valve from the Copyright Preemption Net
    Ultraflo Corporation manufactures butterfly valves for use in the transportation industry. Ultraflo redesigned its Model 390 butterfly valve with the help of employee Thomas Mueller. Mueller left Ultraflo to work for Pelican Tank Parts, one…
  • Dec 30

    No New York Common Law Public Performance Right for Sound Recording Creator

    No New York Common Law Public Performance Right for Sound Recording Creator
    We close 2016 with the latest on the Flo & Eddie v. Sirius XM saga. My previous posts on this topic include Unhappy Turtles Take a Bite Out of Sirius XM for Unauthorized Public Performance, Flo and Eddie Goes for the Two Coast Punch…
  • Dec 16

    No More One and Done for DMCA Agent Designation Filing

    No More One and Done for DMCA Agent Designation Filing
    The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) shields online service providers from liability for copyright infringement for information uploaded to their networks by users, the “safe harbor,” if the online service providers meet…
Rank this Week: 3029

Washington Public Sector Labor…

Washington Public Sector Labor Negotiations Blog

Covers Washington State public sector collective bargaining. By Cline & Associates.

http://www.washingtonpublicsectorlabornegotiationsblog.com/
  • Jan 3

    Wage Series Part 10: 2017 Economic Conditions and A Look Ahead

    Wage Series Part 10: 2017 Economic Conditions and A Look Ahead
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer This is the 10th article in our 11 part economy and wage settlement series. Even before Donald Trump was elected president indicators pointed to the return of both the local and the US CPI to a 2% + figure for the…
  • Dec 28

    Wage Series Part 9: Does Geographic Location Matter?

    Wage Series Part 9: Does Geographic Location Matter?
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer In the previous two articles in this wage series, we discussed the extent to which population and assessed valuation correlated with wage rankings. In this article, we discussed geographic location and the effect…
  • Dec 21

    Wage Series Part 8: Does Assessed Valuation Matter?

    Wage Series Part 8: Does Assessed Valuation Matter?
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer In the last issue we discussed whether – and to what extent — population influenced a jurisdiction’s relative wage ranking. In this article we discussed to what extent assessed valuation…
Rank this Week: 951

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 28

    Jessie

    Jessie
     I love the people at NW Debt Relief! Bankruptcy is a really stressful situation and to have knowledgeable and friendly people to help you is fantastic! I really want to give a big shout out to Alyssa and Shane for being there through…
  • Dec 28

    Tammy D.

    Tammy D.
     I highly recommend the entire NWDR law firm team. From start to finish they worked so hard to help me. Alyssa, Shane, and Melissa were awesome and I appreciated both attorneys assisting me through this scary process. I am so happy I…
  • Dec 28

    Katie

    Katie
     Everyone is great, knowledgeable and friendly. Tom and his paralegals, Melissa, , Megan , and Alyssa are super great people. Shane runs the office. He will be who you meet first as you enter the office. Shane is polite and courteous. He…
Rank this Week: 789

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: 547

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: 707