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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/
  • Sep 26

    Foster Farms issues chicken breast strips recall affects Washington, Idaho and Oregon

    Foster Farms issues chicken breast strips recall affects Washington, Idaho and Oregon
    Foster Farms, Farmerville, LA, has issued a limited voluntary recall of 39,747 pounds of Chicken Breast Grilled Strips produced on August 5 and distributed to Washington state due in possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The…
  • Sep 24

    Bicyclists still blowing through red lights despite 2 fatal pedestrian accident

    Bicyclists still blowing through red lights despite 2 fatal pedestrian accident
    Despite the fact that two pedestrians have been struck and killed by bicyclists in the past month in New York City, a study of three busy intersections found nearly 80% of bicyclists are still running red lights. According to the New York…
  • Sep 24

    Adjust your driving to avoid car accidents on rainy days in Seattle

    Adjust your driving to avoid car accidents on rainy days in Seattle
    Yesterday was the first day of Fall and it seems like the weather changed on a dime. Our Indian summer has ended and the rain has returned. King 5 TV of Seattle reported on a number of car accidents and spinouts that occurred this morning as…
Rank this Week: 324

False Claims Act/Qui Tam

False Claims Act/Qui Tam

Features current developments in whistleblower lawsuits brought under the False Claims Act. By Phillips & Cohen LLP.

http://quitam.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 22

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 22
    The SEC has awarded an anonymous whistleblower, represented by Phillips & Cohen LLP, more than $30 million for his role in helping to uncover fraud that would not have been detected otherwise. This is the largest whistleblower award…
  • Sep 22

    SEC Awards More Than $30M to P&C Whistleblower

    SEC Awards More Than $30M to P&C Whistleblower
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved its highest ever whistleblower award – at least $30 million to $35 million – to a whistleblower represented by Phillips & Cohen LLP.“Our client exposed extraordinarily…
  • Sep 19

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 15

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 15
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is urging Congress to increase rewards for Wall Street whistleblowers. Holder says the increased rewards will encourage potential whistleblowers to come forward, potentially preventing another financial…
Rank this Week: 701

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration law and legislative reform. By the Law Office of Ruby L. Powers.

http://www.rubypowerslaw.com/category/immigration-law/
  • Sep 26

    My experience with the women and children at Karnes County “Residential” Center

    My experience with the women and children at Karnes County “Residential” Center
    September 26, 2014 My experience with the women and children at Karnes County “Residential” Center On Friday, September 19, 2014, one of my small firm’s associate attorneys, the office manager, and I visited the Karnes…
  • Sep 10

    EB-5 preference category has become “unavailable” for Chinese applicants as of August 23, 2014

    EB-5 preference category has become “unavailable” for Chinese applicants as of August 23, 2014
    For the first time since the EB-5 program was created almost 25 years ago, the maximum number of EB-5 immigrant visas which are available for Chinese applicants for fiscal Year 2014 has been reached, while sufficient numbers for all other…
  • Sep 10

    USCIS New H-3 Visa Policy Guidance

    USCIS New H-3 Visa Policy Guidance
    On September 9, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to provide comprehensive guidance on the H-3 trainees nonimmigrant visa category. The new policy guidance consolidates…
Rank this Week: 741

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Sep 26

    Pew Research Internet Project — Sick Are Going Social

    Pew Research Internet Project — Sick Are Going Social
    Maybe it started with WebMD, a site on which one can input his or her symptoms and identify their possible causes. Easy, fairly accurate and quick, WebMD provides instant gratification and helps users determine what might be wrong with them…
  • Sep 23

    Using Work Hours as Volunteer Hours Becoming Part of Corporate Culture

    Using Work Hours as Volunteer Hours Becoming Part of Corporate Culture
    The hip shoe and sunglasses company TOMS has set the bar for giving back to the community through its One for One movement. The Southern California-based business helps someone in need for every product it sells and, since its founding in…
  • Sep 22

    Medical Mistakes: Tracking Trail of Errors in Operating Rooms Tricky

    Medical Mistakes: Tracking Trail of Errors in Operating Rooms Tricky
    Nearly half a million Americans die each year from hospital mishaps that, more often than not, are preventable. Foreign objects left in patients’ bodies during surgeries, air bubbles entering patients’ veins via faulty IVs and…
Rank this Week: 547

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Sep 26

    Twitpic Resurrected Following Twitter Trademark Dispute

    Twitpic Resurrected Following Twitter Trademark Dispute
    IPNews® - Twitpic, the service that helped Twitter users share images, has announced that it will be acquired by a buyer following the threat of a shutdown earlier this month. Twitpic's founder Noah Everett said he would rather quit than…
  • Sep 16

    Hershey Files Trademark Lawsuit against Candy Importer

    Hershey Files Trademark Lawsuit against Candy Importer
    IPNews® - The Hershey Company is waging a trademark war against candy importer LBB Imports LLC accusing it of infringing its trademarks for famous brand names including Reese's and Kit Kat. Hershey has argued that LBB is violating both…
  • Sep 11

    Tesla and Amazon Founders Clash Over Space Flight Patent

    Tesla and Amazon Founders Clash Over Space Flight Patent
    IPNews® - Elon Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin are butting heads over a patent application from Blue Origin that claims rights to a procedure for landing booster rockets at sea. SpaceX has filed its objections stating that the…
Rank this Week: 731

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Appeals Court Holds User Consent Required to Enforce Website Terms of Use

    Appeals Court Holds User Consent Required to Enforce Website Terms of Use
    On August 18, 2014, a U.S. federal appeals court issued a decision holding that Barnes and Noble's website Terms of Use were not enforceable because the website failed to provide sufficient notice of the Terms to users of the site.
  • Sep 26

    Article 29 Working Party States Principles in EU Data Protection Law Apply to Big Data

    Article 29 Working Party States Principles in EU Data Protection Law Apply to Big Data
    On September 16, 2014, the Article 29 Working Party adopted a Statement setting forth a number of "key messages" by the Working Party on how big data impacts compliance requirements with EU privacy law, the principal message being that big…
  • Sep 25

    Article 29 Working Party Issues an Opinion on Internet of Thing

    Article 29 Working Party Issues an Opinion on Internet of Thing
    On September 22, 2014, the Article 29 Working Party released an Opinion on the Internet of Things that was adopted during the last plenary session of the Working Party in September 2014.
Rank this Week: 113

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Sep 26

    Blog Post: Critical Cyberinsurance Considerations For Utility Exec

    Blog Post: Critical Cyberinsurance Considerations For Utility Exec
    Because cybercoverages are so varied, and the policy terms new and precise, a utility that decides to buy cyberinsurance without understanding its risks or analyzing the coverage offered may discover that it has unintentionally “gone…
  • Sep 26

    Blog Post: Senators Say It’s Up To Obama To Curb Methane Emission

    Blog Post: Senators Say It’s Up To Obama To Curb Methane Emission
    Fifteen independent and Democratic U.S. senators on Friday urged the Obama administration to ensure that federal agencies waste no time in adopting policies and strategies to curb pollution from methane, a component of natural gas that they…
  • Sep 26

    Blog Post: Dealmakers Q&A: Saul Ewing’s David Antzi

    Blog Post: Dealmakers Q&A: Saul Ewing’s David Antzi
    There is a great deal of private equity money searching for investments right now, and I have heard that they are regularly being outbid by financial buyers when participating in sale auctions. Yet, strategic buyers typically have one…
Rank this Week: 986

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 607

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Failure to Understand Rules of Appeal Prevents Plaintiff From Recovery

    Failure to Understand Rules of Appeal Prevents Plaintiff From Recovery
    When a personal injury case goes to trial, many attorneys are prepared for the trial itself. They may line up witnesses, prepare evidence, and have a good working knowledge of trial rules. But many attorneys don’t realize how important…
  • Sep 18

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damage

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damage
    Normally in a jury trial involving personal injuries, a jury is free to award as damages whatever amount they see just and fit, based upon the evidence presented. Traditionally there has been no cap or maximum on an amount that can be…
  • Sep 15

    Despite $4.3 Million Verdict, Texting and Driving is a No-Win Situation

    Despite $4.3 Million Verdict, Texting and Driving is a No-Win Situation
    Florida’s laws banning texting and driving are relatively new, and have been scorned for not being tough enough. That may be true as far as criminal penalties, but when it comes to asserting a claim for injuries in civil court, anything…
Rank this Week: 957

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law. By Abdo Law Firm.

http://www.michigancriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 26

    The Science of Blood Alcohol Levels: Alcohol Absorption & Elimination

    The Science of Blood Alcohol Levels: Alcohol Absorption & Elimination
    Blood alcohol levels are related to the amount of alcohol consumed. The passage of time may mean that some of the alcohol has been eliminated from the body. A consultation with someone charged with drunk driving invariably will involve…
  • Aug 29

    Legal Strategy for Multiple Criminal Offense

    Legal Strategy for Multiple Criminal Offense
    This blog is based upon our experience representing clients that are charged with multiple criminal offenses. Multiple criminal offenses may be brought even when there is a single intent involved. When confronted with multiple criminal…
  • Mar 11

    Shotime's 'Shameless' Accurately Portrays Experience of a First-Time Offender

    Shotime's 'Shameless' Accurately Portrays Experience of a First-Time Offender
    A recent storyline on the Shotime series 'Shameless' has focused on the show's protagonist being charged with a crime for the first time. Fiona Gallagher, Shameless' lead played brilliantly by Emmy Rossum, is charged with narcotic possession…
Rank this Week: 586

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 560

IRS-Hitman

IRS-Hitman

Covers IRS tax problems. By Richard Close.

http://irs-hitman.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    IRS Alert: Scammers Target Foreign Financial Institution

    IRS Alert: Scammers Target Foreign Financial Institution
    Scammers are using the foreign account tax compliance act (FATCA) to mislead foreign financial institutions that they are from the IRS. These scammers are asking for account holders' confidential information, which they later use to carry out…
  • Sep 19

    Report Changes to Avoid Problems with Premium Tax Credit

    Report Changes to Avoid Problems with Premium Tax Credit
    If you got married, moved to a different state, had an income increase or adopted a child, remember to report the change(s) to the health Insurance Marketplace. Some of the other institutes that you need to report any major life changes…
  • Sep 12

    Paying Tax Debt When You Can Pay in Full

    Paying Tax Debt When You Can Pay in Full
    Most taxpayers that have a tax debt can pay it in full. As such, there are generally two options for resolution: taxpayers can pay their entire tax debt at once or they can pay what’s owed in monthly installments. Paying in a single…
Rank this Week: 551

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Service of Process Through Social Media

    Service of Process Through Social Media
    Any person taken to court has certain rights that must be respected. The Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution require that neither the federal government nor individual states deprive anyone of life, liberty or…
  • Sep 16

    Gubernatorial Post-Conviction Relief and Immigration

    Gubernatorial Post-Conviction Relief and Immigration
    As I detailed in Chaidez Case Limits The Reach Of Padilla and Post-Conviction Relief And Immigration Consequences, the area of post-conviction relief is a hot topic for non-citizens living in the U.S. Generally speaking, post-conviction…
  • Sep 11

    Cooling Hot-Button School-Related Co-Parenting Issue

    Cooling Hot-Button School-Related Co-Parenting Issue
    As the calendar turns to September and football season begins anew, children all over the country have returned to school. For them, the carefree days of summer give way to the structured rigors of academic pursuits. But their parents may…
Rank this Week: 110

Stock Market Loss

Stock Market Loss

Covers misconduct by brokerage firms or financial advisors. By Hermann, Cahn & Schneider, LLP.

http://www.stockmarketloss.com/news/
  • Sep 26

    Not Quite Investments: Binary Options Are Purely A Gamble

    Not Quite Investments: Binary Options Are Purely A Gamble
    This article was originally posted on Stock Market Loss The Ohio Division of Securities recently initiated an administrative action against an online binary options platform operating from the United Kingdom. The Division alleges that Vault…
  • Jul 28

    VARIABLE LIFE INSURANCE ALERT!

    VARIABLE LIFE INSURANCE ALERT!
    This article was originally posted on Stock Market Loss The lawyers of stockmarketloss.com, a practice group of Cleveland, OH law firm Hermann, Cahn & Schneider LLC, are receiving a growing number of inquiries from victims of variable…
  • Jul 24

    Why Do Variable Life Insurance Policies Fail?

    Why Do Variable Life Insurance Policies Fail?
    This article was originally posted on Stock Market Loss Purchasers of Variable Life and Variable Universal Life Insurance Policies often don’t understand that the values of the sub-account investments determine the sustainability of the…
Rank this Week: 738

Canadian Securities Law Online

Canadian Securities Law Online

Covers Canadian securities law topics, including disclosures, corporate governance, mergers, registration and compliance. By Stikeman Elliott.

http://www.canadiansecuritieslaw.com/
  • Sep 26

    OSC publish annual compliance report for dealers, advisers and IFM

    OSC publish annual compliance report for dealers, advisers and IFM
    The Ontario Securities Commission yesterday published an annual report for dealers, advisers and investment fund managers that, among other things (i) sets out key policy initiatives impacting registrants; (ii) provides an overview…
  • Sep 26

    CSA undertake research on mutual fund fee

    CSA undertake research on mutual fund fee
    On September 19, the Canadian Securities Administrators announced two research initiatives to review Canada's mutual fund fee structure. The first will involve collecting and reviewing data on whether sales and trailing commissions influence…
  • Sep 25

    AMF issues its 2014 report for the Continuous Disclosure Review Program

    AMF issues its 2014 report for the Continuous Disclosure Review Program
    The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) recently released an Activity Report setting out the results of its latest review of the compliance and general quality of continuous disclosure. The AMF’s report highlights the…
Rank this Week: 819

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
Rank this Week: 721

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 68

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Email Remediation Step 2: Intradeduping Embedded Email

    Email Remediation Step 2: Intradeduping Embedded Email
    By John MartinBeyondRecognition (BR) is a technology company that enables data-driven information governance.The first step in email remediation, faceted deduplication, involves comparing entire objects, either message attachment groups…
  • Sep 26

    Trademark Infringement in Blogging? (Cartoon and Clip)

    Trademark Infringement in Blogging? (Cartoon and Clip)
    Keeping up with the many comments and commentators in the data discovery and governance blogosphere can be quite challenging given the multitude of information, opinion and news blogs. This week’s cartoon and clip features a unique…
  • Sep 25

    At That Time: The Dynamo Case on Predictive Coding

    At That Time: The Dynamo Case on Predictive Coding
    By Hal MarcusOn September 16, I posted about the impact of timing on predictive coding in light of recent caselaw. Timing indeed being everything, an intriguing new opinion on this point was handed down the very next day. In Dynamo Holdings…
Rank this Week: 29

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Sep 26

    The Joe Frazier left hook

    The Joe Frazier left hook
    I'm a big fan of sports metaphors. With that, I present Samuel Thompson's New Inversions, the 'Joe Frazier Left Hook,' the IRS Notice, and Pfizer: Abstract: This article discusses the “New Inversions” many U.S. firms are engaging in, as…
  • Sep 23

    Vaughn gets the nod

    Vaughn gets the nod
    According to the Delaware Law Weekly, Gov. Markell has nominated Superior Court President Judge James T. Vaughn Jr. to replace retired Justice Carolyn Berger on the Delaware Supreme Court. -bjmq
  • Sep 23

    DG launches proxy contest in FDO

    DG launches proxy contest in FDO
    Last week Dollar General started soliciting "Gold" proxies (like golden tickets?) from Family Dollar shareholders in its campaign to vote down to have FDO shareholders vote down the Dollar Tree deal and accept its tender for Family…
Rank this Week: 141

Representing Investors

Representing Investors

Covers securities arbitration, litigation and regulatory news. By Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C.

http://www.investorprotection.com/blog
  • Sep 26

    Artificial Inflation in Question for an ETF at Bill Gross’s Firm

    Artificial Inflation in Question for an ETF at Bill Gross’s Firm
    Pacific Investment Management Company is under SEC investigation for possibly artificially boosting the returns of a popular fund aimed at small investors. The heady performance of the ETF raised questions among some of Pimco’s clients…
  • Sep 19

    Nation’s Biggest Pension Fund makes Big Decision

    Nation’s Biggest Pension Fund makes Big Decision
    Concerns that investments are too complicated and expensive, the nation’s largest pension fund, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, will eliminate all of its hedge fund investments over the next year. Overseeing…
  • Aug 29

    FINRA has Citigroup Global Markets Inc. in Hot Water

    FINRA has Citigroup Global Markets Inc. in Hot Water
    Citigroup Global Markets Inc. is being fined $1.85 million for best execution and supervisory violations in non-convertible preferred securities transactions. They also ordered Citigroup to pay more than $638,000 in compensation, plus…
Rank this Week: 477

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Professor David Doorey.

http://lawofwork.ca/
Rank this Week: 453

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families aat nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Jonathan Rosenfeld.

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    World Elder Abuse Day: Why Bother?

    World Elder Abuse Day: Why Bother?
    Everyone, especially the elderly, deserves to be treated with dignity in a safe environment. Unfortunately, too many older Americans are neglected, abused or exploited. Research indicates that 10 percent of elderly individuals 60 years and…
  • Sep 19

    How Quickly Can Bedsores Develop on a Nursing Home Patient?

    How Quickly Can Bedsores Develop on a Nursing Home Patient?
    Decubitus ulcers, commonly referred to as bedsores or pressure ulcers, develop in individuals that are chair bound or bed bound for an extended period. Many ulcers begin forming in as little as a week when lying or sitting in the same place.…
  • Jun 30

    Memory Care Facilities Emerging Specialty In Senior Care Industry

    Memory Care Facilities Emerging Specialty In Senior Care Industry
    As work continues on a 23,000-square-foot memory care center in Weston Wisconsin, it is important to remember that this is just one of the many facilities currently being built throughout the country. Because of the increased number of people…
Rank this Week: 97

Lemon Law Blawg

Lemon Law Blawg

Features motor vehicle and lemon law issues, news and updates. By Ronald Burdge.

http://ohiolemonlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Give Them Back Their Rights, Court of Appeals Say

    Give Them Back Their Rights, Court of Appeals Say
    Arbitration sucks, we've said it before and we'll say it again. Arbitration sucks. But whatever you think about it, in Ohio a binding mandatory arbitration clause can not be used to take away a consumer's rights under Ohio's Udap law,…
  • Sep 23

    Things are Cozy in Korea for Kia and Hyundai

    Things are Cozy in Korea for Kia and Hyundai
    Money Talks at Hyundai & KiaA few days ago we wrote about how the Hyundai-Kia conglomerate had just spent over $10 Billion to buy the land for the new corporate headquarters they intend to build (for another $6 Billion) in Korea. And we…
  • Sep 19

    The $18,851 Shoes at Hyundai

    The $18,851 Shoes at Hyundai
    The last time you had a problem getting warranty to pay for a repair to your Hyundai or Kia, did you wonder what they were doing with their money? Well, maybe they were saving it up, as Americans buy more and more foreign cars.Just how much…
Rank this Week: 799

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

Covers North Carolina contract and tort law. By Maginnis Law.

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Sep 26

    Assistance with Child Custody in Wake County — Raleigh Divorce/Separation Lawyer

    Assistance with Child Custody in Wake County — Raleigh Divorce/Separation Lawyer
    Of the variety of issues in family law, child custody can be the most emotionally charged. Determining the parent responsible for the majority of the child-rearing and decision making has long-ranging implications. Because of this aspect,…
  • Aug 7

    North Carolina Separation Agreements — Wake County Family Law Attorney

    North Carolina Separation Agreements — Wake County Family Law Attorney
    North Carolina does not require separation agreements for the husband and wife to be considered separated. Generally, however, the best way of outlining each spouse’s obligations is through a properly drafted separation agreement.…
  • Aug 6

    Collaborative Approach to Separation and Divorce – Raleigh Collaborative Law Attorney

    Collaborative Approach to Separation and Divorce – Raleigh Collaborative Law Attorney
    Just because you are getting separated or divorced, does not mean you need to go to war. Oftentimes in a separation or divorce, spouses begin to view one another as adversaries that should be treated as enemies, even at the expense of their…
Rank this Week: 686

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

Covers recent legal developments and trends affecting employers. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 552

Domain Name Jurisprudence &…

Domain Name Jurisprudence & Commentaries on UDRP Cases

Review and analysis of cybersquatter cases decided under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy. By Gerald M. Levine.

http://udrpcommentaries.wordpress.com
  • Sep 26

    Opportunistic Registrations of Domain Name

    Opportunistic Registrations of Domain Name
    This article, “Opportunist Registrations of Domain Names: What Is Going On, and What Tools Are Available for Trademark Owners,” appears in Bright Ideas, a publication of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the New York State…
  • Sep 22

    Dictionary Words, Compounds, Phrases and Acronym

    Dictionary Words, Compounds, Phrases and Acronym
    Trademark dictionary words, compounds, phrases and acronyms (or strings of arbitrary letters complainants claim as trademarks) are regularly contested in UDRP proceedings. The registry of trademarks includes numerous dictionary words used…
  • Sep 19

    Awarding Punitive Damages in Arbitral Dispute

    Awarding Punitive Damages in Arbitral Dispute
    Awarding punitive damages in arbitral disputes may be available as a remedy but the question is, Who gets to decide? There have been a number of cases recently in New York addressing who determines, court or arbitrator, particular issues. The…
Rank this Week: 229

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 405

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – September 26, 2014

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – September 26, 2014
    Summer turned into fall and New York City was the hub of social good events including the People’s Climate March, Social Good Summit, Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, General Assembly of the United Nations and UN Climate…
  • Sep 24

    International Grantmaking: Equivalency Determination

    International Grantmaking: Equivalency Determination
    Private foundations in the United States are often interested in funding promising organizations and projects that are based outside of the country. When doing so, these foundations are required to follow certain rules and procedures…
  • Sep 19

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – September 19, 2014

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – September 19, 2014
    The BBC reported Scotland voted narrowly against independence. Have a listen to Al Green‘s Let’s Stay Together while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week: Tom Watson: New @forbes post: A Gender Lens For…
Rank this Week: 623

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    President's Message

    President's Message
    Hello, VALL members! I hope you all had a wonderful summer. My favorite time of the year is finally arriving, and there is much going on with VALL that I’d like to share with you. VALL at AALLThere was a good contingent of VALL…
  • Sep 19

    VLA Council Meeting Sept 12, 2014

    VLA Council Meeting Sept 12, 2014
    by Terry Long  Jobline is profitable which indicates more jobs are available.Institutional memberships have increased.An audit was recently conducted of VLA’s finances and no irregularities were found. An audit …
  • Sep 19

    VALL Through the Eyes of the President

    VALL Through the Eyes of the President
    by Jane HarrisonBen Almoite, Librarian at the Virginia State Law Library in Richmond, Virginia, has already had a full professional calendar this year. He attended the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Leadership Academy in…
Rank this Week: 858

Copyhype

Copyhype

Discusses copyright law for those in the content industries and the general public. By Terry Hart.

http://www.copyhype.com/
  • Sep 26

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/26/14

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/26/14
    Bugging Out: How rampant online piracy squashed one insect photographer — Ars Technica presents this story from Alex Wild, telling the far too common tale of the difficulties of earning a living as a photographer. An absolute…
  • Sep 22

    Distinguishing between cyberlockers and legitimate cloud storage service

    Distinguishing between cyberlockers and legitimate cloud storage service
    On Thursday, the Digital Citizens Alliance released a report revealing how profitable copyright infringement can be for cyberlockers. The study by NetNames, Behind the Cyberlocker Door, found that the top fifteen direct download…
  • Sep 19

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/19/14

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/19/14
    The Cult of Jeff Koons by Jed Perl (via CultureCrash) — Jeff Koons is known in the copyright world as a defendant in at least two major decisions involving appropriation art (Rogers v Koons and Blanch v Koons). Here, the New York…
Rank this Week: 882

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Case Comment: Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill – Reference by the Attorney General for England and Wales [2014] UKSC 43

    Case Comment: Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill – Reference by the Attorney General for England and Wales [2014] UKSC 43
    Whether, on the proper construction of the Government of Wales Act 2006, s 108, Sch 7, the Agricultural Sector (Wales)… The post Case Comment: Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill – Reference by the Attorney General for England and…
  • Sep 22

    Case Preview: Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board

    Case Preview: Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board
    Nadine Montgomery (“NM”) brought a claim against Lanarkshire Health Board arguing that the delivery of her baby Sam Montgomery (“Sam”)… The post Case Preview: Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board appeared first…
  • Sep 18

    New Judgment: Marley v Rawlings & Anor (Costs) [2014] UKSC 51

    New Judgment: Marley v Rawlings & Anor (Costs) [2014] UKSC 51
    On appeal from: [2012] EWCA Civ 61 This is a costs judgment arising from Marley v Rawlings & Anor [2014]… The post New Judgment: Marley v Rawlings & Anor (Costs) [2014] UKSC 51 appeared first on UKSCBlog.
Rank this Week: 439

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Sep 26

    Job Ad

    Job Ad
    PUBLIC LAW SOLICITORS are looking for a lawyer or paralegal for maternity cover starting in December 2014. We are a firm specialising in Public Law, Community Care and Human Rights work. We are based in Birmingham and have a national…
  • Sep 23

    The way we live now.

    The way we live now.
    This is not exactly a housing law post, though the operation of housing law runs through it at an angle. It is more of a snapshot of the present reality of social and private housing, at least in London, traced through the history of a…
  • Sep 22

    Technical hitch for Internet Explorer user

    Technical hitch for Internet Explorer user
    Sorry to anyone already affected by this, but it appears that trying to print from this site in Internet Explorer to a laser printer causes the printer to crash or reboot – and not print. I have absolutely no idea what is causing this.…
Rank this Week: 216

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

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

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Beware of Chickens with Salmonella

    Beware of Chickens with Salmonella
    Epidemiologic, laboratory, and traceback findings have linked this outbreak of human Salmonella infections to contact with chicks, ducklings, and other live poultry from Mt. Healthy Hatcheries in Ohio.  Findings of... Continue Reading
  • Sep 25

    Salmonella Risk: Organic Carob Powder

    Salmonella Risk: Organic Carob Powder
    Glaser Organic Farms has been notified by its supplier of a recall of Organic Carob Powder due to possible health risks related to Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism which... Continue Reading
  • Sep 21

    Oregano Leaves Recalled in Canada

    Oregano Leaves Recalled in Canada
    Conan Foods is recalling Ellada brand Greek Oregano Leaves from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers have been advised not to consume the recalled product. The recalled product was sold in…
Rank this Week: 862

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Is Raw Milk Link in Kentucky E. coli Outbreak?

    Is Raw Milk Link in Kentucky E. coli Outbreak?
    Five Kentucky children were being treated at Kosair Children’s Hospital on Friday for a potentially life-threatening syndrome usually caused by E. coli O157:H7 infection, and the state health department has... Continue Reading
  • Sep 16

    Kentucky Hit with E. coli caused hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)

    Kentucky Hit with E. coli caused hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)
    As of Tuesday, four Kentucky children remain hospitalized after suffering E. coli O157:H7 infections. The cluster of cases is being investigated by the Lincoln Trail District Health Department based in... Continue Reading
  • Sep 13

    Hardin County, Nelson and Oldham Counties Report E. coli Case

    Hardin County, Nelson and Oldham Counties Report E. coli Case
    According to the Kentucky Health Department, five Kentucky children have been diagnosed with Hemolytic-uremic syndrome, or HUS, likely caused by E. coli O157:H7. The Department for Public Health said there... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 123

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • Sep 25

    Unarmed victim of police shooting displayed top character throughout.

    Unarmed victim of police shooting displayed top character throughout.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia/Maryland/Beltway criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best…
  • Sep 25

    A few thoughts for the new year, dedicated to police shooting victim Levar Jones.

    A few thoughts for the new year, dedicated to police shooting victim Levar Jones.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia/Maryland/Beltway criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best…
  • Sep 21

    Treating criminal defendants as individuals: The military court and immigration consequence examples.

    Treating criminal defendants as individuals: The military court and immigration consequence examples.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia/Maryland/Beltway criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best…
Rank this Week: 246

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • Sep 25

    The LSAT: Understanding the Architecture of Argument (part 2)

    The LSAT: Understanding the Architecture of Argument (part 2)
    In my last post, I emphasized the importance of understanding the argument that is made in an LR, and I said that once you understood the argument—that is, once you figured out that the speaker was saying ‘I conclude ZZZ on the…
  • Sep 25

    Why We Need Men in the Conversations abut Retention of Women Lawyer

    Why We Need Men in the Conversations abut Retention of Women Lawyer
    Why do we need the men?  I hear this too much when I attend conferences of women lawyers around the country.  The sentiment is that women lawyers have the power to succeed on their own, and we do not need the men to help us do…
  • Sep 25

    Mortgage Lending Discrimination Reveals the Need for More Comprehensive Maternity Leave

    Mortgage Lending Discrimination Reveals the Need for More Comprehensive Maternity Leave
    FirstBank Mortgage Partners (based in Jackson, TN), has agreed to pay a settlement of $35000 to rectify allegations that it violated the Fair Housing Act by denying a mortgage loan to an application of maternity leave. The complaint,…
Rank this Week: 610

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://blog.lipcon.com/
Rank this Week: 91

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Foster Farms Listeria Recall – Chicken Strip

    Foster Farms Listeria Recall – Chicken Strip
    Foster Farms, a Farmerville, La., establishment, is recalling approximately 39,747  pounds of frozen pre-cooked chicken products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food…
  • Sep 24

    Steelhead Recalled Due to Listeria Risk

    Steelhead Recalled Due to Listeria Risk
    Gold Star Smoked Fish Corp., located at 570 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231, is recalling Cold Smoked Steelhead in Vacuum Pack with blue and gold label due to contamination or... Continue Reading
  • Aug 27

    Mom’s Chicken Cutlets Recalled

    Mom’s Chicken Cutlets Recalled
    TNUVA USA, a Fairfield, N.J., establishment is recalling approximately 8,316 pounds of Mom’s Chicken Extra Thin Cutlets product due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes (Lm), the U.S. Department of... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 193

New York Law Thoughts

New York Law Thoughts

Covers New York personal injury topics. By Carol L. Schlitt.

http://nylawthoughts.com
  • Sep 25

    Settlement in a Long Island Trip and Fall Case

    Settlement in a Long Island Trip and Fall Case
    A Long Island woman tripped and fell on the walkway outside the apartment she rented and fractured her ankle. The woman retained personal injury attorney Carol L. Schlitt of the Schlitt Law Firm to represent her. Four months later, the…
  • Sep 23

    Carol L. Schlitt Named to 2014 New York Super Lawyer List

    Carol L. Schlitt Named to 2014 New York Super Lawyer List
    Carol L. Schlitt has been selected to the 2014 New York Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. This marks the fifth…
  • Sep 17

    Settlement for a Manhattan Intersection Car Accident

    Settlement for a Manhattan Intersection Car Accident
    A Manhattan man suffered neck and back injuries when a car ran a red light and struck the car in which he rode. The man sought the best car accident attorney he could find and retained Carol L. Schlitt and the Schlitt Law Firm to represent…
Rank this Week: 371

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Sep 25

    Non-Signatory LLC Members Bound By Operating Agreement

    Non-Signatory LLC Members Bound By Operating Agreement
    Seaport Village Ltd. v. Seaport Village Operating Company, LLC, et al., C.A. No. 8841-VCL (Del. Ch. Sept. 24, 2014). This decision by the Delaware Court of Chancery highlights a counterintuitive statutory rule. The Delaware LLC…
  • Sep 18

    Update on Fee-Shifting Bylaw Issue in Pending Chancery Case

    Update on Fee-Shifting Bylaw Issue in Pending Chancery Case
    Recent activity in the Delaware Court of Chancery has followed the Delaware Supreme Court’s May 2014 decision in ATP Tour, Inc v. Deutscher Tennis Bund, 91 A.3d 554 (Del. 2014), highlighted on these pages, which upheld a…
  • Sep 14

    Dismissal Denied for Disinterested Directors When Entire Fairness Applies to Transaction

    Dismissal Denied for Disinterested Directors When Entire Fairness Applies to Transaction
    In re Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. Stockholders Litigation, Cons. C.A. No. 8922-VCG (Del. Ch. Sept. 10, 2014). This Chancery decision is noteworthy for its analysis of the applicable standard for a motion to dismiss members of a special…
Rank this Week: 269

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Covers developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://brandprotection.nortonrosefulbright.com/
  • Sep 25

    The folly of a press release

    The folly of a press release
    by Louise Dumbrell and Luke Hawthorne (Australia)On September, 12 2014, the Federal Court of Australia delivered a further decision in a long-running dispute between leading Australian swimwear business Seafolly and swimwear designer,…
  • Sep 25

    Hana Bank trademark tacking ruling

    Hana Bank trademark tacking ruling
    by Ashley Callahan (United States)On June 23, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari in the case of Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank to decide whether the issue of trademark “tacking” should be determined by a…
  • Sep 24

    Third Circuit does away with presumption of irreparable harm

    Third Circuit does away with presumption of irreparable harm
    by Kathy Grant (United States)In a much anticipated ruling, the Third Circuit held courts no longer may presume irreparable harm when considering a preliminary injunction motion in a Lanham Act false advertising case even where a plaintiff…
Rank this Week: 973

Trucking Accident Blog

Trucking Accident Blog

Covers recent trucking accidents and trucking law. By Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC.

http://www.thetruckingattorneys.com/blog/
  • Sep 25

    New Technology Blocks Use of Cell Phones for Truck Drivers on the Road

    New Technology Blocks Use of Cell Phones for Truck Drivers on the Road
    Millions of accidents occur annually due to distracted driving. Nowadays, fiddling with our cell phones is one of the most common examples of distracted driving. One upstate New York beverage distributer, DeCrescente Distributing Co., uses…
  • Sep 11

    Seeking Compensation For a Loved One

    Seeking Compensation For a Loved One
    The trauma of being involved in a trucking accident can have lasting effects that are physically, mentally and financially draining. One of the last things anyone might be considering is filing a claim against the responsible party, but…
  • Aug 29

    The Cost of a Trucking Accident Starts at the ER

    The Cost of a Trucking Accident Starts at the ER
    Last year, The Washington Post reported that “the average emergency room visit now costs 40 percent more than a month’s rent.” Hundreds of millions of people visit the emergency room each year, with about 43 percent of all…
Rank this Week: 846

Patent Law Practice Center

Patent Law Practice Center

Features news, analysis and resources on patent law. From the Practicing Law Institute (PLI).

http://patentlawcenter.pli.edu
  • Sep 25

    The Demise of a High-Tech Economy

    The Demise of a High-Tech Economy
    In a blog post from March 2014, Marian Underweiser, IBM’s Counsel for IP Law Strategy & Policy, wrote: Computer implemented inventions, particularly in software, form the basis for innovation not only in the technology products…
  • Sep 22

    Alice v. CLS Bank – A Sea Change for Software

    Alice v. CLS Bank – A Sea Change for Software
    Since the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Alice v. CLS Bank, I have been arguing that the decision would have far reaching implications for software patents. Initially, many were skeptical, and surprisingly many still are,…
  • Sep 19

    Paying Ransom to Patent Trolls Is a Mistake

    Paying Ransom to Patent Trolls Is a Mistake
    I have absolutely no problem with enforcing patent rights, and frankly I don’t think it should matter how the patents were acquired, but there is something exceptionally seedy about the use of shell companies going after competitors, or…
Rank this Week: 374

California Bankruptcy Blog

California Bankruptcy Blog

Features news and commentary on current issues in the law of personal and business bankruptcy. By Macdonald & Associates.

http://www.calbk.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Intellectual Property and Bankruptcy: Strategies and Monetization

    Intellectual Property and Bankruptcy: Strategies and Monetization
    On Thursday, October 2, 2014, the Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum will present an excellent program on intellectual property and bankruptcy.  Reno Fernandez serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Bay Area Bankruptcy…
  • Sep 25

    Macdonald Fernandez LLP Receives USIATC's California Excellence Award for 2014

    Macdonald Fernandez LLP Receives USIATC's California Excellence Award for 2014
    We are pleased to announce that the United States Institute for Advancement of Trade and Commerce (USIATC) has recognized Macdonald Fernandez LLP as a 2014 California Excellence Award recipient. 
  • Sep 23

    Bankruptcy Pitfalls for Litigator

    Bankruptcy Pitfalls for Litigator
    Congratulations to Iain A. Macdonald and Matthew J. Olson, who just finished speaking before the Alameda County Bar Association on "Bankruptcy Pitfalls for Litigators."
Rank this Week: 752

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Sep 25

    Memories of a childhood home with a septic system in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Memories of a childhood home with a septic system in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    By Hiwot Gebremariam A couple of years ago during SepticSmart Week, my colleague Maureen Pepper (Tooke) shared her experience growing up with a septic system in New Jersey. Let me share mine from another side of the world. I grew up in Addis…
  • Sep 24

    Ignite the Passion with Citizen Science

    Ignite the Passion with Citizen Science
    By Grace Robiou Citizen science is forcing us to rethink how science is performed, for whom science is conducted, and its role in our society. In essence, citizen science refers to the participation of the public in the activities and tasks…
  • Sep 22

    Old Habits Can Be Broken

    Old Habits Can Be Broken
    By Maureen Pepper (Tooke) When I moved into my position in EPA’s Office of Wastewater Management, I knew a great deal about environmental issues. However, I knew little about septic systems other than the one attached to the house I…
Rank this Week: 109