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Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 3

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    As we run our: an Introduction To Special Education Law, what do you think are the easiest ways for a school district or its staff to get into special ed legal trouble? ------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
  • Jul 29

    ADA is 26 Years Old

    ADA is 26 Years Old
    On July 26, 1990, The Americans With Disabilities Act was signed into law.  The Act prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, public accommodations (including schools) and in state and local government…
  • Jul 27

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    As we run our: an Introduction To Special Education Law, what do you think are the easiest ways for a school district or its staff to get into special ed legal trouble? ------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
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West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car and ATV accidents. By the Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginiainjurylawyerblog.com/
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West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 22

    West Virginia Plea Deals: Hard to Withdraw – State v. Frank D.

    West Virginia Plea Deals: Hard to Withdraw – State v. Frank D.
    Plea deals are an important part of the West Virginia criminal justice system that offers certain benefits for both prosecutors and a person charged with a crime. It saves prosecutors the time and effort that comes with a full-blown trial,…
  • Jul 1

    Court OKs 80-Year Sentence in West Virginia Robbery Case – State v. Chapman

    Court OKs 80-Year Sentence in West Virginia Robbery Case – State v. Chapman
    They say that if you commit the crime, you should be prepared to do the time. In many cases, state and federal laws govern just how much time a person should spend behind bars, based on the nature of the crime. In other cases, however,…
  • Jun 30

    Plea Deals and ‘Double Jeopardy’ in West Virginia Drug Cases – State v. Ferrell

    Plea Deals and ‘Double Jeopardy’ in West Virginia Drug Cases – State v. Ferrell
    A plea deal can be an effective tool for a person facing significant criminal charges, often allowing the person to plead guilty to lesser crimes and reduce the potential impact of a conviction. As a recent case out of the West Virginia…
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West Virginia Legal Blog

West Virginia Legal Blog

Provides an account of things people should do if hurt. By The Miley Legal Group.

http://www.mileylegal.com/blog/
  • May 29

    Pet Peeves: Health Benefits of having pet

    Pet Peeves: Health Benefits of having pet
    Hey friends!  Mia and Dexter here with the scoop. We sure do love our mommy and daddy; they feed us and play with us and take us for jogs.  In fact, sometimes I think mommy likes us even more than Jordin (but, shhhhh).  So,…
  • May 29

    Pet Peeves: Health Benefits of having pet

    Pet Peeves: Health Benefits of having pet
    Hey friends!  Mia and Dexter here with the scoop. We sure do love our mommy and daddy; they feed us and play with us and take us for jogs.  In fact, sometimes I think mommy likes us even more than Jordin (but, shhhhh).  So,…
  • May 29

    BULLYING- IT’S HAPPENING IN OUR TOWN

    BULLYING- IT’S HAPPENING IN OUR TOWN
    Hunter explains what to do if you are being bullied. In recent years, there has been a surge of awareness related to bullying and the serious repercussions associated with it.  Even with all this talk, bullying is still a large problem…
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West Virginia Personal Injury Law…

West Virginia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the law as well as issues about life, faith and healthy living. By Bordas & Bordas, PLLC.

http://www.bordaslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Free Don Blankenship?

    Free Don Blankenship?
    The 2010 explosion at Massey's Upper Big Branch mine killed 29 coal miners. The 2014 Freedom Industries chemical leak left hundreds of thousands of West Virginians without usable water for a month. Over the past year, the major architects…
  • Jan 16

    Bad Faith Victory for Pennsylvania Insured

    Bad Faith Victory for Pennsylvania Insured
    So imagine that you are involved in an automobile accident and injure another person. It is clearly your fault and you demand your motor vehicle liability insurance company to settle the claim. After all this is why you have paid...
  • Jan 15

    I Shoot Up: Diabetes Awarene

    I Shoot Up: Diabetes Awarene
    I love Starbucks skinny lattes. Peppermint mocha is my absolute favorite, so during the holiday season it is not uncommon to see me with a Starbucks in hand more so than usual as the peppermint flavor is not always available....
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Morgantown Personal Injury Blog

Morgantown Personal Injury Blog

By Adams Legal Group, PLLC.

http://morgantowninjurylawyer.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 30

    Doctors and Pharmacists Held Liable for Their Patient’s Criminal Conduct

    Doctors and Pharmacists Held Liable for Their Patient’s Criminal Conduct
    For the time being and until a new law officially takes effect on May 25, 2015, doctors and pharmacists may be held liable for damages stemming from illegal activity committed by those patients who abuse prescription drugs and claim that…
  • Jul 30

    24-year old Jacob McClain Killed in Lewis County WV Logging Accident

    24-year old Jacob McClain Killed in Lewis County WV Logging Accident
    24-year old Jacob McClain was killed in a logging accident in Lewis County, West Virginia, when a large tree the company was cutting fell in an unexpected direction and landed on top of him. McClain was on a job site … Continue reading…
  • May 18

    Jeffrey Goldhammer and Stevie Nickels Killed In Separate Automobile Accident

    Jeffrey Goldhammer and Stevie Nickels Killed In Separate Automobile Accident
    56-year old Jeffrey Goldhammer was killed in an automobile accident Sunday, May 10 around 2 p.m. at the 160 mile marker of Interstate 79 when a vehicle, a 2006 Honda driven by 20-year old Jenna Boyd lost control, crossed over ……
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West Virginia Legal Weblog

West Virginia Legal Weblog

A collection of legal news and commentary with a focus on West Virginia law. By Brian Peterson.

http://legalweblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 15

    DOL issues new administrator's interpretation on employment vs. independent contractor relationship

    DOL issues new administrator's interpretation on employment vs. independent contractor relationship
    The U.S. Department of Labor issued a new “Administrator’s Interpretation” on employee / independent contractor status under the FLSA.  Administrator's Interpretation No. 2015-1 (July 15, 2015).Although there is nothing…
  • Jul 15

    Temp agency employees may be your employees, too

    Temp agency employees may be your employees, too
    Employers sometimes use temporary staffing agencies to supply labor in hopes that, if a temporary employee doesn't work out, they can part ways without the messy employment-related claims.  These "try before you buy"…
  • Jul 2

    Can an employer be held liable for anonymous racial harassment?

    Can an employer be held liable for anonymous racial harassment?
    An employer's "lukewarm" response to anonymous racist death threats can lead to hostile work environment liability, held the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit yesterday in Pryor v. United Air Lines, Inc., No. 14-1442 (4th Cir.,…
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Aging & Law in West Virginia

Aging & Law in West Virginia

Features a case of the week. By West Virginia Senior Legal Aid.

http://seniorlegalaid.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 26

    Same-Sex Marriage Now Legal in all 50 State

    Same-Sex Marriage Now Legal in all 50 State
    Today, June 16, 2015, the US Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, legalized gay marriage in all 50 states. This means the 14 states that did not recognize gay/same-sex marriage (Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan,…
  • Apr 22

    The Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act

    The Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act
    On June 8, 2015 a new law will take effect in West Virginia that supports family caregivers when their loved ones are admitted into a hospital. AARP West Virginia promoted the bill (House Bill 2100 that passed unanimously in the West…
  • Mar 31

    Looking for info on the new state budget?

    Looking for info on the new state budget?
    Here's a link to the memo from Governor Tomblin about the revisions he proposes to the House's budget bill HB 2016.
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Drew Capuder's Employment Law Blog

Drew Capuder's Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law news and analysis, focusing on the US Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of West Virginia. By Drew M. Capuder.

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

    Favorite quotes about the law, part 1

    Favorite quotes about the law, part 1
    Maybe it’s the frustrated novelist in me, but I’ve been thinking about literature and law.
  • Sep 13

    We’ve moved!! (but only our URL)

    We’ve moved!! (but only our URL)
    We’ve moved!! Kinda. Okay, it’s not a real move of anything physical. Our law firm, including the tables chairs, files, and whatever else, are all still in exactly the same place.
  • Sep 13

    Fifth Circuit applies hostile work environment to age claim

    Fifth Circuit applies hostile work environment to age claim
    Courts have sometimes questioned whether hostile work environment claims apply to all “flavors” of discrimination.
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Mediating Certainty

Mediating Certainty

Covers mediation and substantive legal developments impacting mediation in West Virginia. By Keith Jones.

http://mediatingcertainty.wordpress.com
  • Jun 8

    SCOTUS Rules: Caperton v. A. T. Massey

    SCOTUS Rules: Caperton v. A. T. Massey
    The United States Supreme Court ruled today in Caperton v. A. T. Massey, No. 08-22, that the Due Process Clause of the United States Constitution required that West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin should have recused himself in…
  • Jun 8

    SCOTUS Rules: Caperton v. A. T. Massey

    SCOTUS Rules: Caperton v. A. T. Massey
    The United States Supreme Court ruled today in Caperton v. A. T. Massey, No. 08-22, that the Due Process Clause of the United States Constitution required that West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin should have recused himself in…
  • May 29

    Disability Law: Reasonable Accommodation Requests and the Interactive Process in West Virginia, Framework

    Disability Law: Reasonable Accommodation Requests and the Interactive Process in West Virginia, Framework
    I was recently invited to deliver a presentation to a group of lawyers on “Reasonable Accommodation Requests and the Interactive Process in West Virginia.”  In connection with my presentation, I prepared an outline detailing the…
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