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Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Apr 22

    Essential Property Insurance Coverage Information Withheld from Consumer

    Essential Property Insurance Coverage Information Withheld from Consumer
    An April 2017 report by United Policyholders reveals the state rankings of homeowner insurance protections that impact buying insurance. The research revealed that many major insurance companies and many states withhold coverage and…
  • Apr 21

    Supermarket Damaged in Superstorm Sandy Survives Motion for Summary Judgment

    Supermarket Damaged in Superstorm Sandy Survives Motion for Summary Judgment
    On March 28, 2017, a New Jersey federal district court found an insured’s evidence supporting their property damage coverage claim was sufficient to survive the insurer’s motion for summary judgment.1 On October 23, 2014, MD…
  • Apr 21

    Assignment of Benefits, Part 8: North Carolina

    Assignment of Benefits, Part 8: North Carolina
    The requests from our readers keep coming and in and this week we are taking a look at Assignment of Benefits (“AOBs”) in North Carolina. AOBs are permitted in North Carolina, however there are several restrictions. First,…
Rank this Week: 404

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    Latest episode of the Law Show available for listening online

    Latest episode of the Law Show available for listening online
    The latest episode of The Law Show is available for listening now by clicking here. This is the third episode, in which we chatted with our special guest, Greg Youden from CIBC. We talked about how we non-millionaire, ordinary folks might…
  • Apr 20

    A smile for the weekend

    A smile for the weekend
    It's almost the weekend. Let's have a little smile!
  • Apr 20

    The executor has used estate funds for personal use. What can a beneficiary do?

    The executor has used estate funds for personal use. What can a beneficiary do?
    If you were a beneficiary of an estate and you found out that the executor was skimming from the estate, would you know what to do? Would you know what legal solutions were available? A reader recently asked me what to do in that situation.…
Rank this Week: 405

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Apr 21

    A circuit split on alternative methods? Not yet

    A circuit split on alternative methods? Not yet
    In Glossip v. Gross (2015), the Supreme Court adopted the position of the plurality opinion in Baze v. Rees (2008) that a death row prisoner challenging a method of execution must show that it presents a "risk of severe pain...
  • Apr 21

    Why Now?

    Why Now?
    In his opinion dissenting from denial of a stay in the Arkansas execution case, McGehee v. Hutchison, No. 16-8770, Justice Breyer asked rhetorically, "Why now?"  He surely meant why not later, but I think the more pertinent question is…
  • Apr 21

    Midazolam

    Midazolam
    One of the many controversies in the flurry of activity over the Arkansas execution of Ledell Lee was whether midazolam is a sufficient anesthetic for this purpose.  There is surprisingly little in the media reports this morning about…
Rank this Week: 403

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Video Blog – SS Sequential Eval – Step 5

    Video Blog – SS Sequential Eval – Step 5
    Natalia Jofre: Welcome to the Hill and Ponton Social Security Disability Blog. I’m Natalia Jofre. I’m the director for our social security section here at Hill and Ponton. Shelly Mark: I’m Shelly Mark. I am the senior social…
  • Apr 20

    Video Blog – Common Mistakes – 100% vs Unemployability

    Video Blog – Common Mistakes – 100% vs Unemployability
    Matthew Hill: Hello I’m Matthew Hill from Hill and Ponton. This is our VA video blog. I’m here with Carol Ponton, and we’re doing a series on the big mistakes we see, or the misunderstandings that get in the way between a…
  • Apr 19

    Tinnitus, the Most Claimed Disability in the VA

    Tinnitus, the Most Claimed Disability in the VA
    Tinnitus is, by far, the most claimed disability in the VA system. Veterans have filed almost 160,000 claims for tinnitus just in 2015 alone.  What is this condition, what causes it, and why is it claimed so often? What is Tinnitus? Many…
Rank this Week: 487

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    If That Doesn't Work

    If That Doesn't Work
    As you think about what classes to take next year consider Advanced Legal Research or one of our topical legal research classes. All of our upper level legal research classes meet the experiential learning requirements and will be useful not…
  • Apr 13

    Legal research vendors: competition and development

    Legal research vendors: competition and development
    Legal research systems are evolving quickly as competition increases among vendors and new functionality is added.  Which vendor has the most users?  Bob Ambrogi's blog post references a survey showing strong competition among…
  • Apr 5

    Can state law enforcement jail someone simply because of an ICE detainer?

    Can state law enforcement jail someone simply because of an ICE detainer?
    Yesterday, the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy held a conference on State/Federal Tensions in Immigration Enforcement where former members of the Massachusetts and federal judiciary, practitioners, law professors (including…
Rank this Week: 484

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Apr 21

    Ensuring Employees are Given Adequate Time to Review Employment Contract

    Ensuring Employees are Given Adequate Time to Review Employment Contract
    The law recognizes that there is an imbalance of power between employees and employers. Employers hold the advantage in contract negotiations because they are in a more favourable position to pressure or influence employees into agreeing or…
  • Apr 17

    Acceptable Scope of a Non-Solicitation Clause: A Real-Life Example

    Acceptable Scope of a Non-Solicitation Clause: A Real-Life Example
    For most employees, a non-solicitation clause should be all that is necessary if an employer is seeking to protect his/her business interests (clients) from employees who leave to a competitor. However, employers must be careful with the…
  • Apr 11

    Health and Safety: Can a Corporation be held Criminally Negligent for the Conduct of Supervisors?

    Health and Safety: Can a Corporation be held Criminally Negligent for the Conduct of Supervisors?
    Upon other employer duties relevant to health and safety, the duty to provide competent supervisors may be the most important. An employer may have all the requirements of a safe workplace, however, having a supervisor that is negligent may…
Rank this Week: 420

Texas Trial Lawyers Blog

Texas Trial Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury cases. By Baumgartner Law Firm.

http://www.texastriallawyers.com/blog
  • Apr 21

    4 Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case

    4 Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case
        People wonder why attorneys will not accept their case and this article is written to give a brief overview of the issue. After someone has been injured they Read More The post 4 Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not…
  • Feb 24

    Interesting Traffic Accident Facts in Texa

    Interesting Traffic Accident Facts in Texa
      The Texas Department of Transportation keeps statistics which show the crash data generated from accident reports filled out by officers within the state. Each year, the findings are published Read More The post Interesting Traffic…
  • Feb 16

    What You Need to Know About 18-Wheeler Blind Spot

    What You Need to Know About 18-Wheeler Blind Spot
        The common belief is that truck drivers are bullies and was hugging the road. This truth is that 18 wheelers have blind spots in front, on both sides Read More The post What You Need to Know About 18-Wheeler Blind Spots appeared…
Rank this Week: 496

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 480

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Apr 21

    Building a Slippery Slope to Code

    Building a Slippery Slope to Code
    by Jay Marshall Wolman I’ve been following the efforts of Carl Malamud and Public.Resource.Org to free the law.  In short, and inadequately summarized, sometimes lawmakers incorporate by reference or otherwise make part of the law…
  • Apr 19

    Hungry Like the Wolf

    Hungry Like the Wolf
    by Jay Marshall Wolman In the wake of Super Bowl XLIV, Katy Pery’s backup dancer “Left Shark”, disputes among intellectual property lawyers arose as to what kind, if any, protection was available to the owners/designers of…
  • Feb 23

    Randazza Resoundingly Wins First Amendment Case

    Randazza Resoundingly Wins First Amendment Case
    The latest successful case of Marc Randazza was highlighted on Pissed Consumer. Check out the blog post to discover the details of First Amendment case where Dr. Steven Novella [Mr. Randazza’s client] was sued for sharing his opinions…
Rank this Week: 409

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Apr 21

    Are Insurance Agreements Discoverable?

    Are Insurance Agreements Discoverable?
    The existence of insurance is often key to a lawsuit and one of the first orders of business in discovery. There are statutory provisions allowing for discovery of the existence and contents of insurance agreements—as well as limits on…
  • Apr 19

    Warn Your Expert Against Writing

    Warn Your Expert Against Writing
    Although in the “real world” scientists changing their minds may be the badge of intellectual honesty, in litigation the expert who backs away from a position or changes an opinion is supplying the opposition with a source of…
  • Apr 17

    Checklist: What to Include in a Government Claim

    Checklist: What to Include in a Government Claim
    Under California’s Government Claims Act (Govt C §§810–996.6), you can’t sue a public entity or its employees until after you’ve presented the entity with a claim for “money or damages.”…
Rank this Week: 471

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    Theranos shareholders’ blue sky claims partially pass the test

    Theranos shareholders’ blue sky claims partially pass the test
    By John M. Jascob, J.D., LL.M.Indirect purchasers of shares of troubled life sciences company Theranos, Inc. may proceed with certain of their fraud claims against the company and two executives under the California Corporations Code.…
  • Apr 20

    SIFMA criticizes DOL fiduciary rule, urges delay and further review

    SIFMA criticizes DOL fiduciary rule, urges delay and further review
    By Amy Leisinger, J.D.In separate letters, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association and its Asset Management Group filed comments with the Department of Labor criticizing its fiduciary rule and noting unintended consequences.…
  • Apr 19

    ALJ dismisses case against Charles Hill

    ALJ dismisses case against Charles Hill
    By Mark S. Nelson, J.D.Respondent Charles Hill took the SEC to federal court over the agency’s initiation of an administrative proceeding charging him with tender offer fraud arising from NCR Corporation’s acquisition of Radiant…
Rank this Week: 415

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Apr 20

    Luchan contra la piratería de The Fate of the Furiou

    Luchan contra la piratería de The Fate of the Furiou
    The Fate of the Furious, octava entrega de la franquicia Fast & Furious, ha sido un éxito en taquilla, habiendo recaudado ya 552 millones de dólares a nivel mundial a una semana de su estreno. Pero esta película,…
  • Apr 20

    La sentencia de homicidio en contra de Aaron Hernández podría ser anulada

    La sentencia de homicidio en contra de Aaron Hernández podría ser anulada
    De forma trágica terminó esta semana la vida de Aaron Hernández, el joven jugador de la NFL que la semana pasada fue encontrado culpable del homicidio de Odín Lloyd, quien fuera su amigo, ocurrido en 2013, cuando…
  • Apr 20

    Califican como tesoro monedas halladas en piano en Inglaterra

    Califican como tesoro monedas halladas en piano en Inglaterra
    El juez de Instrucción de la ciudad de Shrewsbury, condado de Shropshire, Inglaterra, concluyó después de un proceso que las monedas de oro encontradas en el teclado de un piano son un tesoro y como tal la propiedad del…
Rank this Week: 446

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 419

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

By The Law Offices of Mark A. Kaire, P.A.

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    Medical Malpractice Verdict Would Be Taken Away Under Republican Tort Reform Bill

    Medical Malpractice Verdict Would Be Taken Away Under Republican Tort Reform Bill
    On the same day that a Federal Judge delivered justice to a brain damaged baby and her family the Republican led congress was gearing up to pass  medical malpractice damage caps(they call it reform). Nothing unites the republican…
  • Apr 13

    Cyclist Struck By A Car In Key Biscayne Suffers A Fractured Hip

    Cyclist Struck By A Car In Key Biscayne Suffers A Fractured Hip
    We are sorry to report that yet another cyclists was injured while riding his bicycle in Key Biscayne.  The only saving grace is that the injuries while serious, were not fatal. As reported by Channel 10 news, Anthony…
  • Apr 12

    Security Guard Is Struck and Killed By A Tractor Trailer In Broward County

    Security Guard Is Struck and Killed By A Tractor Trailer In Broward County
    The tragic death of Harold Dayes highlights the inadequacy of Florida Workers Compensation Death Benefits when compared to Florida’s Wrongful Death Statute. Harold Dayes was  employed  by a private security company.…
Rank this Week: 436

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Up-to-date information on labor and employment law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 440

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 428

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Apr 20

    5th Cir (Unpub) - Takings Claim Not Ripe

    5th Cir (Unpub) - Takings Claim Not Ripe
    Not a lot in Jabry McCollough, No. 15-40009 (Apr. 19, 2017) to grab onto, so we're not really surprised that the Fifth Circuit didn't publish. But because the case involves Williamson County takings ripeness and is in our wheelhouse, we're…
  • Apr 19

    SCOTUS Amicus Brief: Lawless Legislatures Should Be Treated The Same As Lawless Zoning Board

    SCOTUS Amicus Brief: Lawless Legislatures Should Be Treated The Same As Lawless Zoning Board
    Here's the amicus brief filed yesterday by the National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center, joined by Owners' Counsel of America, in a case we've been following. This case asks the Court to resolve a big…
  • Apr 18

    "And The Survey Says..." Condemnor Sloppiness Will Not Be Tolerated

    "And The Survey Says..." Condemnor Sloppiness Will Not Be Tolerated
    The Pennsylvania DOT wanted to take a part of the Szabos' property. Fine. But when it filed the declaration of taking, the DOT wasn't as careful as it should have been, and the plans which it submitted with the declaration noted "[s]ome…
Rank this Week: 493

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
  • Apr 20

    Virginia, Wisconsin settle False Claims Act allegations arising from use of consultant in nutrition program

    Virginia, Wisconsin settle False Claims Act allegations arising from use of consultant in nutrition program
    On April 10 and April 12, the Department of Justice announced that the Commonwealth of Virginia and the state of Wisconsin, respectively, had agreed to pay multi-million dollar amounts to settle allegations that they had implemented improper…
  • Mar 30

    Charles River Labs settles cost mischarging case for $1.8 million

    Charles River Labs settles cost mischarging case for $1.8 million
    On March 13, the Department of Justice announced that Charles River Laboratories, a National Institutes of Health contractor, had agreed to pay $1.8 million to settle civil allegations under the False Claims Act that it had mischarged costs…
  • Mar 12

    CA, Inc. settles defective pricing qui tam for $45 million

    CA, Inc. settles defective pricing qui tam for $45 million
    On March 10, the Department of Justice announced that the computer company CA, Inc., had agreed to pay $45 million to settle allegations, originally brought by a whistleblower, that the company made false statements during negotiations with…
Rank this Week: 488

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Beware Vietnam's Death Machine

    Beware Vietnam's Death Machine
    Source: The Diplomat (20 April 2017)http://thediplomat.com/2017/04/beware-vietnams-death-machine/One Thursday in July 2013, Barack Obama and his Vietnamese counterpart, Truong Tan Sang, sat down in the Oval Office to discuss Thomas Jefferson.…
  • Apr 10

    Amnesty flags China’s non-transparency on ‘capital offenses’

    Amnesty flags China’s non-transparency on ‘capital offenses’
    Source: Asia Times (11 April 2017)http://www.atimes.com/article/amnesty-flags-chinas-non-transparency-capital-offences/Lack of transparency in relation to enforcement of terrorism and drug laws in China is identified as a growing area for…
  • Apr 10

    'Alarming' executions in Vietnam: Amnesty

    'Alarming' executions in Vietnam: Amnesty
    Source: The Australian (11 April 2017)http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/alarming-executions-in-vietnam-amnesty/news-story/12cd7b02b61d356865c56651e4b90ad4Secrecy around executions continues to plague some Southeast Asian…
Rank this Week: 476

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 479

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    New Iowa Law Significantly Affects Worker's Compensation Attorney

    New Iowa Law Significantly Affects Worker's Compensation Attorney
    Aside from the severe effects on the injured worker that will come as a result of the new worker's compensation law in Iowa, attorneys representing injured workers in worker's compensation claims will not be able to collect their…
  • Apr 19

    Iowa's New Worker's Compensation Law

    Iowa's New Worker's Compensation Law
    The Iowa legislature proposed a new bill to amend the state's existing worker's compensation law.  After many heated debates and some changes, the new bill was passed by the House and the Senate and is now effective in the state of Iowa.…
  • Apr 17

    Dumb things people who represent themselves say and think.

    Dumb things people who represent themselves say and think.
    They would never treat me that way, because …The law doesn’t care that you’re one of the good guys and gals. The law doesn’t care if you’ve always paid your taxes or are just experiencing a rough-patch and are…
Rank this Week: 450

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian discusses all things law libraries, legal research and writing, and law schools.

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Apr 19

    Law Librarians Who (Know) Code

    Law Librarians Who (Know) Code
    At a recent talk, it was recommended that law librarians learn enough about coding to understand how coding intersects with the organization and retrieval of information. To ensure that our systems function properly, we should all, at…
  • Apr 12

    "Excuse Me, Can I Have a Turn?" Female SCOTUS Justices Heavily Interrupted

    "Excuse Me, Can I Have a Turn?" Female SCOTUS Justices Heavily Interrupted
    The Harvard Business Review recently released an enlightening new article about the speech patterns during SCOTUS oral arguments.According to the article, a new empirical study shows that the male justices interrupt the female justices…
  • Apr 5

    The Problem with Impact Factor in Law

    The Problem with Impact Factor in Law
    While working as a Faculty Services & Scholarly Communications Librarian, I presume I am not alone in being asked to create an impact factor for which to judge the scholarly work of faculty.In fact, Gary Lucas at Texas A&M was…
Rank this Week: 424

Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer…

Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and elder law. By Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC.

https://www.nursinghomelawyer.news/
  • Apr 19

    Memphis Nursing Home to Lose Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement

    Memphis Nursing Home to Lose Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement
    A nursing home in Memphis, Tennessee, is losing patients and staff members as it is being cut off from Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement funding for patient services. The nursing home is Signature HealthCARE at St. Francis, which also has…
  • Apr 14

    State Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Against Nursing Home in Federal Court

    State Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Against Nursing Home in Federal Court
    A sudden death in a Michigan nursing home has sparked a statewide investigation with potentially significant consequences for the nursing home. The nursing home in question, Medilodge of Grand Blanc, has been providing long term skilled…
  • Apr 4

    Tennessee Legislators Introduce Bills to Fight Elder Abuse

    Tennessee Legislators Introduce Bills to Fight Elder Abuse
    Elder abuse is a widespread but often under-reported problem. Studies show that only 1 out of every 14 cases of elder abuse are ever reported to the proper authorities. This statistic comes at the heels of data showing that citizens of the…
Rank this Week: 432

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm.

http://www.reyeslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    Why is Distracted Driving Still OK in Texas?

    Why is Distracted Driving Still OK in Texas?
    Unlike nearly every US state, Texas has no state-wide law banning texting while driving. Only Texas, Arizona, Missouri, and Montana have yet to ban the practice. In fact, many of the most populous states have already beefed up their existing…
  • Apr 13

    April is ‘Distracted Driving Awareness’ Month

    April is ‘Distracted Driving Awareness’ Month
    If you’re driving down the highway, do you think there is ever a circumstance when it’s safe or smart to close your eyes for five seconds? Of course you don’t. Keeping your eyes on the road is one of the first things we all…
  • Apr 11

    Utah Adopts Strictest Drunk Driving Law in The Nation

    Utah Adopts Strictest Drunk Driving Law in The Nation
    Utah is moving toward adopting the nation’s strictest drunken-driving law under a measure to be signed by Gov. Gary Herbert. The legislation lowers the standard from the current 0.08 blood-alcohol content level — used nationwide…
Rank this Week: 486

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
  • Apr 18

    What’s in the new “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order?

    What’s in the new “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order?
    On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed a new Executive Order, “Buy American and Hire American.” In the “Hire American” portion of the order, Trump announced he was directing DOL, DOJ, DHS, and DOS to review the…
  • Apr 18

    AILA: Impact of “Hire American” Provisions in New Executive Order Remains to Be Seen

    AILA: Impact of “Hire American” Provisions in New Executive Order Remains to Be Seen
    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Trump signed his latest Executive Order “Buy American and Hire American.” The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) observed that while today’s announcement reflects the…
  • Apr 17

    Update on H-1B Cap Subject Petitions for FY2018: 199,000 Petitions Filed

    Update on H-1B Cap Subject Petitions for FY2018: 199,000 Petitions Filed
    On April 7, 2017, USCIS announced that it had received enough H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 H-1B visas and 20,000 advanced degree visas for FY2018. On April 17, 2017, USCIS announced that it had received 199,000 H-1B…
Rank this Week: 475

Financial Industry Review

Financial Industry Review

Covers asset management, litigation, and rating agencies. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/financial/
  • Apr 17

    Rating Agency Development

    Rating Agency Development
      On April 6, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch: Early Signs are Positive for Risk Retention in U.S. CMBS. Release.
  • Apr 17

    SEC Publishes Compliance and Disclosure Guidance for Regulation Crowdfunding

    SEC Publishes Compliance and Disclosure Guidance for Regulation Crowdfunding
      On April 5, 2017, the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC“) published a “Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation: Regulation Crowdfunding: Rule 202: Ongoing Reporting…
  • Apr 10

    European Commission Publishes Speech on Reducing Uncertainty in the Financial Service

    European Commission Publishes Speech on Reducing Uncertainty in the Financial Service
      On April 6, 2017, the European Commission published a speech that considered a number of areas in the financial services sector where action can be taken to reduce uncertainty and strengthen recovery. The speech, given by Vice…
Rank this Week: 463

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 470

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Five Deceptive Tactics Employed By Defense Vocational Expert

    Five Deceptive Tactics Employed By Defense Vocational Expert
    In many personal injury cases, wage losses are an important part of the damages. In many workers’ compensation claims, vocational disability (either partial or total) is the essential issue. How do we prepare our clients’…
  • Apr 17

    Employers Under-Report Serious Workplace Injurie

    Employers Under-Report Serious Workplace Injurie
    The Claims Journal (an insurance industry periodical) recently published an interesting study. The California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) studied workers’ compensation claims involving spinal fusion surgery. According…
  • Apr 10

    When Attorney Advertising Takes A Turn For The Worse

    When Attorney Advertising Takes A Turn For The Worse
    I’m disappointed by lawyers who claim to be specialists in ALL legal fields. It’s an impossible claim. It’s a claim that diminishes the legal profession. It’s a claim that will harm clients. If you hear a lawyer…
Rank this Week: 485

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

http://www.nybusinessdivorce.com/
  • Apr 17

    Withdraw a Dissolution Claim? Not So Fast

    Withdraw a Dissolution Claim? Not So Fast
    This week's New York Business Divorce authored by Frank McRoberts focuses on a relatively rare issue decided by Albany Commercial Division Justice Richard Platkin involving a dissolution petitioner's request for permission to withdraw the…
  • Apr 10

    Business Divorce Nation: Five States, Five Case

    Business Divorce Nation: Five States, Five Case
    It's time for another trip across the country with this week's New York Business Divorce, as it examines five decisions last year by courts outside New York in business divorce cases. Continue Reading…
  • Apr 3

    Beware Diversity Trap in Federal Court Business Divorce Cases Involving LLC

    Beware Diversity Trap in Federal Court Business Divorce Cases Involving LLC
    This week's New York Business Divorce examines the "diversity trap" in business divorce cases involving LLCs brought in federal court, highlighting a recent decision by SDNY District Judge Edgardo Ramos dismissing for lack of jurisdiction a…
Rank this Week: 433

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Covers accounting/auditing, commercial lending, credit unions, electronic banking, privacy, RESPA and stocks. By Kevin Funnell.

http://www.banklawyersblog.com/3_bank_lawyers/
  • Apr 16

    When Bad Things Happen To Bank Vendor

    When Bad Things Happen To Bank Vendor
    Sarah Wheeler discusses the sad case of a Brazilian bank that suffered what might be every bank's worst nightmare: "a comprehensive takeover" in which hackers "changed the DNS [Domain Name System] registrations of all 36 of the…
  • Apr 9

    BofA Bungles Another One

    BofA Bungles Another One
    When it comes to providing a steady stream of blog fodder concerning highly publicized bungled foreclosures, Bank of America is a gift that keeps on giving. A bankruptcy judge issued a $45 million fine against Bank of America Corp.,…
  • Mar 26

    Rebuilding A Broken Culture

    Rebuilding A Broken Culture
    I stand with Livy, who at the final hardening of Rome's republican arteries, wrote that the study of his land's history was the rise and fall of moral strength, with duty and severity giving way to ambition, avarice, and license,...
Rank this Week: 426

New York Probate and Estate…

New York Probate and Estate Administration Blog

Published by Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.newyorkprobateestateadministration.com/
  • Apr 16

    Court Hears Proceeding to Construe a Will

    Court Hears Proceeding to Construe a Will
    This is a proceeding to construe the last will and testament of a testatrix who died on April 18, 2010, survived by five children. Her will, dated September 1, 2006 (the “Will”), was admitted to probate on July 2, 2010 and letters…
  • Apr 16

    Court Hears Proceeding to Construe a Will

    Court Hears Proceeding to Construe a Will
    This is a proceeding to construe the last will and testament of a testatrix who died on April 18, 2010, survived by five children. Her will, dated September 1, 2006 (the “Will”), was admitted to probate on July 2, 2010 and letters…
  • Apr 8

    Petitioner Moves for Summary Judgment

    Petitioner Moves for Summary Judgment
    In this Probate case, Petitioner moves for summary judgment on her entitlement to take an elective share of the decedent’s estate pursuant to EPTL 5-1.1-A. Petitioner filed a petition seeking a decree determining that she is entitled to…
Rank this Week: 406

Ruminations

Ruminations

Covers concepts and misconceptions in the practice of retail real estate law. By Meislik & Meislik.

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/
  • Apr 16

    In Good Faith, Would Your Agreements Say That A Party Can Act In Bad Faith?

    In Good Faith, Would Your Agreements Say That A Party Can Act In Bad Faith?
    PrintWould you write that a tenant’s or landlord’s consent was required but that consent could be withheld in bad faith? We don’t think so. We’ve never seen such. We doubt we ever will. There is no need for a contract,…
  • Apr 9

    Representations; Warranties; Covenants; Weasel Words And Estoppel Certificates. Huh?

    Representations; Warranties; Covenants; Weasel Words And Estoppel Certificates. Huh?
    PrintLast week, we left off with: This trilogy (“represent” – “warrant” – “covenant”) is thrown about so casually that it isn’t possible to generalize as to what the cumulative effect…
  • Apr 2

    Estoppel Letters – Can’t We All Get Along?

    Estoppel Letters – Can’t We All Get Along?
    PrintAbout 9 months ago, we wrote about some practical aspects of dealing with estoppel letters. Readers can see that blog posting by clicking: HERE. [We did so more substantively in 2011 and that can be seen by clicking: HERE.] Today, in…
Rank this Week: 483

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Apr 14

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance
    The goal for the attorney in a DUI case involving a breath test reading over .08 is getting the breath test result thrown out of evidence. In order to get the breath test results thrown out, the DUI defense attorney can file a motion to…
  • Apr 6

    Statistics on Administrative Suspensions in 2015

    Statistics on Administrative Suspensions in 2015
    Recent statistics from the Bureau of Administrative Review Officers shows that for all of the administrative suspensions invalidated in 2015, the hearing officers gave the following reasons listed in descending order by percentage: No .02…
  • Aug 13

    Electronic Warrants in Hillsborough County, Florida

    Electronic Warrants in Hillsborough County, Florida
    The United States Supreme Court in Missouri v. McNeely, 569 U. S. ___ (2013), acknowledged that exigent circumstances would rarely exist for DUI-related forced blood draws because of the technological “advances in the last 47 years…
Rank this Week: 416

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/
  • Apr 14

    News Roundup: New Angel Investors, Seattle Divestment, Butter Trademark Dispute

    News Roundup: New Angel Investors, Seattle Divestment, Butter Trademark Dispute
    News roundup features info on a new group of Seattle angel investors, how to have good relationships with your investors, and a cheese trademark dispute.... Read More The post News Roundup: New Angel Investors, Seattle Divestment, Butter…
  • Apr 5

    News Roundup: Good News for the Startup Economy; H-1B Visa; Amazon’s Latest Building

    News Roundup: Good News for the Startup Economy; H-1B Visa; Amazon’s Latest Building
    A collection of this week's business news and events in the Seattle area: startup economy improvements, H-1B Visa concerns, Amazon's latest buildings, etc.... Read More The post News Roundup: Good News for the Startup Economy; H-1B Visa;…
  • Mar 28

    Seed financings: comparing convertible debt, KISS and SAFE docs, and priced equity

    Seed financings: comparing convertible debt, KISS and SAFE docs, and priced equity
    In this post we compare equity offerings, convertible debt, SAFEs, and KISSes as vehicles for seed round financings.... Read More The post Seed financings: comparing convertible debt, KISS and SAFE docs, and priced equity appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 414

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Apr 14

    Your Browser History: How Recent ISP Legislation Affects Privacy

    Your Browser History: How Recent ISP Legislation Affects Privacy
    On April 3rd, 2017, President Trump signed into law a controversial measure repealing online privacy protections, which were established by the Federal Communications Commission under the Obama Administration and would go into effect at the…
  • Mar 31

    Will Budget Cuts to the Legal Services Corporation Diminish Access To Justice?

    Will Budget Cuts to the Legal Services Corporation Diminish Access To Justice?
    On March 16, 2017, President Trump unveiled his proposed federal budget. With this proposed budget came many federal budget cuts to federal agencies and programs like the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, “Meals on Wheels,” and…
  • Mar 17

    President Trump vs. the Pre

    President Trump vs. the Pre
    In recent months, President Trump has been very vocal about his disdain for the press and labeling certain news outlets “fake news.”  In retaliation for contentious press relations, the White House blocked a number of news…
Rank this Week: 499

New York Malpractice & Injury…

New York Malpractice & Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law and medical malpractice. By Bottar Leone, PLLC.

http://www.bottarleone.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    Ohio Family Awarded Millions in Birth Injury Case

    Ohio Family Awarded Millions in Birth Injury Case
    A jury in Pennsylvania recently ordered that a hospital and their gynecologist pay $14.5 in damages to an Ohio family. Clearfield Hospital, along with one of its doctors, were accused of errors that led to a child being diagnosed with…
  • Apr 12

    WHO Calls Medication Errors a Global Problem

    WHO Calls Medication Errors a Global Problem
    In the United States, medication errors can be blamed for the death of one person each day. More than one million people are injured by medication errors annually in the country. Unfortunately, the problem isn’t unique to America.…
  • Apr 10

    Texas Award Thrown Out by Appeals Court

    Texas Award Thrown Out by Appeals Court
    An individual was awarded over a million dollars by a court in Texas. On March 16, that $1,875,887.62 award was thrown out by the 1st District Court of Appeals. The original case came about when the widow of a man filed a lawsuit in court…
Rank this Week: 451

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

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

    Community Property Trust can save Income Taxe

    Community Property Trust can save Income Taxe
    How a Community Property Trust Can Save Tens or Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Capital Gains Taxes Community property trusts can save your clients tens of thousands of dollars in capital gains taxes, and that is just one of their many…
  • Apr 10

    How Does A Step Up In Basis Work?

    How Does A Step Up In Basis Work?
    How Does A Step Up In Basis Work? Capital gains taxes are one of the more confusing taxes that American citizens have to pay.  The best way to explain capital gains taxes is through examples.  This article will include plenty of…
  • Apr 6

    Final Accounting: How To Object in Florida

    Final Accounting: How To Object in Florida
    How To Object To The Final Accounting of a Personal Representative in Florida The final accounting can be complex. As many Florida residents might know, the probate of an estate can be a very lengthy process that can be full of…
Rank this Week: 417

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    Passover, Syria and a Presidential Prayer

    Passover, Syria and a Presidential Prayer
    Passover and its seders deal with two fundamental concepts. The first is a celebration of a very dramatic escape from slavery to freedom. The second is empathy. At the seder, we are asked to place ourselves in the footsteps of those who…
  • Mar 28

    Jacoby & Meyers Goes Down Bigly

    Jacoby & Meyers Goes Down Bigly
    Jacoby & Meyers had an idea. If only they could get non-lawyers to put money into its firm for a share of the profits, they could fund expansion. The only itty, bitty problem with that is that it’s ethically impermissible to share…
  • Mar 20

    Breslin and Blogging

    Breslin and Blogging
    I was reading an obit of the great New York newsman Jimmy Breslin, who died yesterday, and a quote jumped right off the page that I wanted to share. Because it’s about blogging, sort of. His readers and reputation were clearly that of…
Rank this Week: 473

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Apr 8

    One more head shake, this time concerning lawyer discipline.

    One more head shake, this time concerning lawyer discipline.
    Had I waited another day, I could’ve added one more head shake to my last post. Last night, the Arizona Republic reported Jodi Arias prosecutor Juan Martinez would not be disciplined over the publication of his book about the Jodi Arias…
  • Apr 6

    Time enough to SMH.

    Time enough to SMH.
    Although still not a Twitter fan boy, I confess there’s something to the immediacy of firing off 140 character tournedos of untenderized thought. Admittedly, there are drawbacks to expelling every rashly considered impulsivity into the…
  • Mar 17

    Missing my chance — again!

    Missing my chance — again!
    Yesterday I got another mass email from the State Bar of Arizona (SBA). “Last Chance to Answer the State Bar of Arizona Member Survey” declared the subject line. “Please take a few minutes NOW to fill out the…
Rank this Week: 481

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Apr 7

    Customer Sues Merrill Lynch for Fraud in Connection with Its Use of Funds in a Reserve Account

    Customer Sues Merrill Lynch for Fraud in Connection with Its Use of Funds in a Reserve Account
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: A former customer of Merrill Lynch has sued the firm in California civil court for engaging in fraud. According to the lawsuit, Merrill Lynch misused the customer’s cash that…
  • Apr 5

    New Recommendations by the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force (15th Article)

    New Recommendations by the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force (15th Article)
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:This is the fifteenth in a series of posts to discuss the 51 recommendations that the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force (Task Force) has made to the National Arbitration and Mediation…
  • Apr 4

    Virginia Adviser Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling Money

    Virginia Adviser Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling Money
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Virginia financial adviser Troy Baldridge was sentenced to prison for 41 months after admitting to embezzling more than $500,000 from his mostly elderly, retired clients.According to…
Rank this Week: 465

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

Covers California's Unfair Competition Law. By Kimberly A. Kralowec.

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 491

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. By the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies.

http://fedsoc.server326.com/audio/SCOTUScast/SCOTUScast.xml
  • Apr 6

    Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton - Post-Argument SCOTUScast

    Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
    On March 27, 2017, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton, which is consolidated with Saint Peter’s Healthcare System v. Kaplan and Dignity Health v. Rollins. The Employee…
  • Apr 6

    TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC - Post-Argument SCOTUScast

    TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
    On March 27, 2017, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. TC Heartland LLC (Heartland) is organized under Indiana law and headquartered in Indiana. Kraft Food Brands LLC (Kraft) is…
  • Apr 6

    Microsoft Corp. v. Baker - Post-Argument SCOTUScast

    Microsoft Corp. v. Baker - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
    On March 21, 2017, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Microsoft Corp. v. Baker. Plaintiffs brought a class action lawsuit against Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft) alleging that, during gameplay on the Xbox 360 video game console,…
Rank this Week: 461

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 6

    The solution to late-game fouling?

    The solution to late-game fouling?
    No one likes late-game intentional fouling in basketball, because it drags out games and produces boring basketball of constant stoppages and endless free throws. On the other hand, there is no way around the strategy, as it reflects the…
  • Apr 3

    Lexi Thompson and the application of golf's rule

    Lexi Thompson and the application of golf's rule
    Last Sunday, the golf world suffered through another difficult rules incident when the LPGA, acting on a tip from a television viewer, imposed a four-stroke penalty on Lexi Thompson for a small rules violation commited during play concluded…
  • Feb 28

    Rugby and the Infield Fly Rule

    Rugby and the Infield Fly Rule
    I do not understand rugby well enough (really, at all) to fully analyze or deconstruct this play that has many people up in arms. But it raises the question of a limiting rule for that sport, a la the Infield Fly Rule in baseball. As I…
Rank this Week: 477

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

Covers issues and ideas in politics, law, and education.

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 6

    Ooops.....

    Ooops.....
    People in glass houses should not throw stones. I wonder how many of the other Senators have equal pay between their male and female staff?…
  • Mar 19

    The Horror!!!!!

    The Horror!!!!!
    If I had Secret Service drivers and lead, trail, and outrider vehicles to stop cross traffic, i would not use carseats either. Hell, i would forego  seat belts too. Well, maybe not on the Beltway-those drivers are crazy.…
  • Mar 18

    WaPo Fake New

    WaPo Fake New
    So. A significant paper makes a who purports to be a non-partisan  reporter of news makes a claim that is unsubstantiated by facts. But it is not "fake news."…
Rank this Week: 438

Navigable Waters

Navigable Waters

Covers maritime law, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Defense Base Act. By Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett.

http://navwaters.com/
  • Apr 6

    Ninth Circuit Finds DBA Claimant Failed to Establish Employee-Employer Relationship

    Ninth Circuit Finds DBA Claimant Failed to Establish Employee-Employer Relationship
    The Ninth Circuit recently addressed the employer-employee relationship required in a claim under the Defense Base Act.  Claimant worked as a contractor truck driver with the U.S. military in Iraq.  In 2005, he was injured by an…
  • Mar 30

    District Court Refuses to Pierce ExxonMobil Corporate Veil in Denying Jones Act Liability

    District Court Refuses to Pierce ExxonMobil Corporate Veil in Denying Jones Act Liability
    Plaintiff was the widow of Decedent, a German citizen who worked aboard several foreign vessels from December 1973 to December 1978. During this time period, Plaintiff alleged that her husband was exposed to asbestos in the course of his…
  • Mar 19

    Annual Loyola Longshore Conference

    Annual Loyola Longshore Conference
    This year’s longshore conference, occurring March 9-10, was very successful for Loyola University College of Law. There were over 500 attendees, guest speakers including District Directors, Administrative Law Judges, and doctors. Topics…
Rank this Week: 430