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Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Aug 8

    Can a Legislature Really Change a Collective Bargaining Agreement?

    Can a Legislature Really Change a Collective Bargaining Agreement?
    My law partner, Gabe Jiran, talks today about whether it’s all that easy to change the terms of a collective bargaining agreement.  Is it just as easy as a vote? Or does it require something more? The answer has implications for…
  • Aug 7

    Compliance with Today’s Anti-Discrimination Laws Through a History Lesson

    Compliance with Today’s Anti-Discrimination Laws Through a History Lesson
    Over the weekend, I was doing a lot of driving.  Having a kid at camp near the New Hampshire border to pick him up will do that. So, it was time for me to catch up on some podcasts I had downloaded but hadn’t yet listened to. I had…
  • Aug 4

    Where Do The Proposed Federal Overtime Rule Changes Stand?

    Where Do The Proposed Federal Overtime Rule Changes Stand?
    My colleague, Gabe Jiran, returns the blog today with this quick post updating us on where things stand on the DOL’s proposed changes to the overtime rules (and providing me with an excuse to link to one of the few songs to mention…
Rank this Week: 391

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    3 Pinellas Teens in Stolen Car Die in Violent Crash

    3 Pinellas Teens in Stolen Car Die in Violent Crash
    Florida authorities said three teenagers – one 14-year-old and two 16-year-olds – stole a sport utility vehicle, sped away from officers and died in a fiery, violent crash early Sunday morning. The 4:30 a.m. crash happened in…
  • Aug 2

    Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested with 70 Possible Bags of Heroin in Boynton Beach

    Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested with 70 Possible Bags of Heroin in Boynton Beach
    A suspected drug dealer was arrested while allegedly carrying 70 baggies of possible heroin, four grams of marijuana, six grams of cocaine, $4,000 in cash — and had kids ages 1, 2 and 5 in his back seat, according to police. The…
  • Jul 24

    Former Polk County School Principal Arrested and Charged with Fraud, Theft

    Former Polk County School Principal Arrested and Charged with Fraud, Theft
    A former Polk County school principal was arrested Friday morning on allegations of fraud and theft. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has charged the 46-year-old former principal with 60 counts of dealing in stolen property, 16 counts…
Rank this Week: 206

The Law Offices of Robert J.…

The Law Offices of Robert J. Nahoum, P.C.

Covers debt collection and consumer law.

http://nahoumlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 7

    Sued By Winthrop Capital, LLC In New York or New Jersey?

    Sued By Winthrop Capital, LLC In New York or New Jersey?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You have just been served was a summons and complaint.  Winthrop Capital, LLC is suing you for an old debt. WHO IS WINTHROP CAPITAL, LLC?: Winthrop Capital, LLC is a “debt buyer”, buying…
  • May 23

    Debt Buyer CACH LLC Denied Summary Judgment For Lack of Evidence In Debt Collection Case

    Debt Buyer CACH LLC Denied Summary Judgment For Lack of Evidence In Debt Collection Case
    By: Robert J. Nahoum In a debt collection lawsuit, the Plaintiff (the party bringing the lawsuit) always has the burden to prove that the Defendant (the party being sued) is responsible for the debt.  To meet this burden, a junk... The…
  • May 12

    Debt Collectors Must Tell NY Consumers if the Debt a Too Old to Collect

    Debt Collectors Must Tell NY Consumers if the Debt a Too Old to Collect
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You are surprised to be receiving phone calls and letters from a debt collector; you thought you cleared up all your bad debts years ago. How can they still be contacting you on such... The post Debt…
Rank this Week: 321

Divorce Done Differently

Divorce Done Differently

Information and advice on dealing with divorce in a cordial and humane way. By the Family Law Center.

http://www.familylawcenter.us/index.php/blog
  • Aug 7

    Frequently asked questions about Child Custody or a Parenting Plan

    Frequently asked questions about Child Custody or a Parenting Plan
    FAQ’s about a parenting plan or child custody agreement:  Q: What is a parenting plan or child custody agreement? A: During a separation parents need to create a plan to decide how their children will be cared for going forward.…
  • Jul 28

    Work Change Marriage Breakdown

    Work Change Marriage Breakdown
    Anthony Scaramucci and his wife have filed for Divorce. Scaramucci is the new White House communication director. He has been prominent in the news over the last week since joining Trump’s White House. Scaramucci, 53, has been married…
  • Jun 28

    FATHER’S RIGHTS

    FATHER’S RIGHTS
    Father’s Rights – Throughout the years, fathers from all over the country have been fighting for equal rights within the Family Court System. The Fathers’ rights movement, resulted from the 1960s and 70s, during a time…
Rank this Week: 386

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    A Path to Electronic Notary Acknowledgement

    A Path to Electronic Notary Acknowledgement
    By Richard P. Howe, Jr., Registrar, Middlesex North Registry of Deeds As young people who have known nothing but digital commerce enter the home ownership market, the conveyancing community in Massachusetts will face increased pressure to…
  • Jul 25

    Appeals Court Upholds MERS Mortgage Assignment System

    Appeals Court Upholds MERS Mortgage Assignment System
    Strawbridge v. Bank of NY Mellon:  Appeals Court Justice Peter Agnes Gives Judicial Blessing to MERS Assignment System, Rejects Other Foreclosure Challenges The most recent foreclosure case heard by a Massachusetts appellate court should…
  • Jul 19

    Housing Court Expansion Bill Gets Funding

    Housing Court Expansion Bill Gets Funding
    State-Wide Housing Court Coverage a “Done Deal” Governor Baker has earmarked $750,000 in the new state budget towards the Housing Court Expansion plan, clearing the way for state-wide coverage for the Housing Court. Senator Karen…
Rank this Week: 412

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

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

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Aug 7

    North Carolina Personal Injury Claim for Postal Service Negligence

    North Carolina Personal Injury Claim for Postal Service Negligence
    There are hundreds to thousands of United States Postal Service (USPS) trucks operating every day on the roads in North Carolina. The employees who operate these trucks can drive negligently and cause serious automobile collisions and bodily…
  • Aug 7

    North Carolina Subdural Hematoma and Brain Hemorrhage Attorney

    North Carolina Subdural Hematoma and Brain Hemorrhage Attorney
    Of all the injuries that can be caused by motor vehicle crashes, slip-and-falls, and other accidental incidents, brain injuries are among the most financially and physically devastating. They can catastrophically change not just the life of…
  • Jul 21

    Collections or Credit Reporting After Bankruptcy Discharge – North Carolina Consumer Protection Attorney

    Collections or Credit Reporting After Bankruptcy Discharge – North Carolina Consumer Protection Attorney
    Have you received a bankruptcy discharge? Are you still receiving communications from debt collectors or have entries not been updated on your credit report? This (usually) has nothing to do with any improper work by your bankruptcy attorney…
Rank this Week: 851

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

Looks at white collar, congressional, SEC, energy enforcement and other government inquiries. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Aug 7

    Recent Privilege Decision Raises Questions for Internal Investigation

    Recent Privilege Decision Raises Questions for Internal Investigation
    A recent federal district court case raises significant issues regarding privilege that should be on the radar of any in-house or outside counsel conducting an internal investigation with the goal of producing a public report. As discussed in…
  • Jul 28

    Ninth Circuit Ruling Weakens Materiality Standard under the FCA

    Ninth Circuit Ruling Weakens Materiality Standard under the FCA
    Last year in Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar et al. (discussed on this blog), the Supreme Court reminded litigants that the False Claims Act “is not an all-purpose antifraud statute.” In that case,…
  • Jul 21

    DOJ Takes Down AlphaBay, the World’s Largest Dark Web Marketplace

    DOJ Takes Down AlphaBay, the World’s Largest Dark Web Marketplace
    The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the seizure of AlphaBay, the largest criminal marketplace on the Internet, which was used to sell stolen financial information, identification documents and other personal data, computer hacking…
Rank this Week: 804

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities and investment fraud. By Malecki Law.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    What Can We Learn About Investing from NBA-Legend Tim Duncan? – Part 2 of 2

    What Can We Learn About Investing from NBA-Legend Tim Duncan? – Part 2 of 2
    This is Part 2 of an article we posted last week on former NBA-great, Tim Duncan, where we introduced the investing lessons that could be gleaned from Duncan’s relationship with his former financial adviser, Charles A. Banks, who was…
  • Jul 28

    What Can We Learn About Investing from NBA Legend Tim Duncan? – Part 1 of 2

    What Can We Learn About Investing from NBA Legend Tim Duncan? – Part 1 of 2
    Last month we learned that Tim Duncan’s financial adviser was sentenced by a federal court to four years in prison for defrauding the NBA legend of $7.5 million.  Duncan earned over $220 million during his playing career, so he is…
  • Jul 14

    What is There to Gain From Being a Whistleblower?

    What is There to Gain From Being a Whistleblower?
    It takes a lot of courage to report illegal or fraudulent misconduct by one’s own employer.  This is because being a whistleblower carries significant risks.  Whistleblowers not only risk their current employment, but possible…
Rank this Week: 757

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/
  • Aug 7

    If Nowhere Is Your Office, Is Everywhere Your Office? 5 Ways to Curb Telecommuter Burnout

    If Nowhere Is Your Office, Is Everywhere Your Office? 5 Ways to Curb Telecommuter Burnout
    More and more lawyers are opting out of a traditional corporate path, which, for many, includes architecting a career that they can perform from anywhere with a laptop and an internet connection. Similarly, more and more law firms are…
  • Aug 6

    Take Two: The Journey to Retaking the Bar—Workplace Antic

    Take Two: The Journey to Retaking the Bar—Workplace Antic
    My company recently went through a takeover. Needless to say, the changes that came with it are anything but sunshine and butterflies. Every week, new policies and procedures are implemented, forcing employees to conform. People are being…
  • Aug 5

    Creativity in Legal Writing: Make It Interesting

    Creativity in Legal Writing: Make It Interesting
    As a public relations student, I regularly encountered the opportunity to be creative during my undergraduate school years.  Whether by creating newsletters, designing brochures, or planning fundraising projects from scratch, I was…
Rank this Week: 404

Texas Employment Law Update

Texas Employment Law Update

Covers labor and employment legal topis for Texas employers. By Russell Cawyer.

http://www.texasemploymentlawupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 662

bevlog

bevlog

Distilling a million label approvals down to the ones that affect you. Tracks legal trends in beer, wine and spirits product approvals. By Lehrman Beverage Law.

http://www.bevlaw.com/bevlog
  • Aug 7

    Art Libertucci

    Art Libertucci
    Find out more about how TTB and federal agencies really work, in this discussion with Art Libertucci, from the Summer 2017 issue of Artisan Spirit magazine. Art ran TTB for many years, and had a long career in ATF before that. He has a huge…
  • Jun 19

    Vive la révolution

    Vive la révolution
    Well, we may have only one retailer in the near future — AmazonWholeFoods. But we sure have a lot of beer to choose from. This jumped out at me when looking at beer approvals from a recent 10 day period in 2017. I saw no less than 720…
  • May 30

    Powdered Alcohol is Not Dead

    Powdered Alcohol is Not Dead
    Just when we least expected it, here is another version of powdered alcohol. It got approved a couple weeks ago, after grinding through the process for a good long while (six months or more). Many thanks to an astute reader for pointing this…
Rank this Week: 187

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Aug 7

    Judge Shadur is Retiring

    Judge Shadur is Retiring
    Effective September 1, 2017, Senior Judge Milton Shadur will retire from the N.D. Illinois bench. Judge Shadur was appointed by President Carter and has served as a federal judge on the Northern District bench for 37 years. Chief Judge…
  • Jul 31

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent
    Solo Cup Operating Corp. v. Lollicup USA, Inc., No. 16 C 8041, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 17, 2017) (Lefkow, J.). Judge Lefkow granted plaintiff Solo Cup’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss several of defendant Lollicup’s…
  • Jul 28

    Summary Judgment of Invalidity Based Upon a Naked License Requires a High Burden

    Summary Judgment of Invalidity Based Upon a Naked License Requires a High Burden
    Bodum USA, Inc. v. A Top New Casting, Inc., No. 16 C 2916, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 10, 2017) (Kennelly, J.). Judge Kennelly denied defendant A Top’s motion for summary judgment based upon plaintiff Bodum’s alleged…
Rank this Week: 367

Bad Faith Blog

Bad Faith Blog

Focused on claims of bad faith and extra contractual damages. By Sandberg, Phoenix & Von Gontard P.C.

http://www.badfaithblog.net/
  • Aug 7

    Iowa Supreme Court Ruling Provides Partial Relief to Comp Carrier

    Iowa Supreme Court Ruling Provides Partial Relief to Comp Carrier
    Summary: Toby Thornton filed a lawsuit against his employer’s insurer, American Interstate Insurance, alleging common law bad faith for denying his claim for permanent and total disability (PTD) and his request for partial commutation…
  • Jul 31

    Homeowner’s Beware: Read Your Insurance Contract or Lose

    Homeowner’s Beware: Read Your Insurance Contract or Lose
    Summary: Jack and Carolyn Brockway filed suit against Allstate after it denied coverage for losses plaintiffs suffered after a theft at their home. The plaintiffs filed claims immediately following the theft which Allstate denied more than…
  • Jul 24

    Ninth Circuit Finds California’s Genuine Dispute Doctrine Does Not Bar Bad Faith Judgment Against Exce

    Ninth Circuit Finds California’s Genuine Dispute Doctrine Does Not Bar Bad Faith Judgment Against Exce
    Summary: LMA North America, Inc. (LMA) sued National Union for breach of contract and bad faith after defendant refused to either contribute $3.75 million towards the settlement of counter-claims asserted by LMA’S competitor, Ambu, or…
Rank this Week: 887

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 6

    The Companies Amendment Bill, 2017: Proposed Changes to Section 185

    The Companies Amendment Bill, 2017: Proposed Changes to Section 185
    [Guest post by Amitabh Robin Singh, who is a corporate lawyer practising in Mumbai]With the Companies Amendment Bill, 2017 ("Amendment") being passed by the Lok Sabha and sent to the Rajya Sabha, it would be pertinent to discuss one of the…
  • Aug 6

    SEBI Requires Disclosure of Loan Default

    SEBI Requires Disclosure of Loan Default
    Over the last couple of years, there has been a steady regulatory move to create some connections between the banking system and the capital markets in order to address cases of loan defaults by companies, especially those listed on the stock…
  • Aug 3

    NCLT Order Admitting Essar Steel Insolvency

    NCLT Order Admitting Essar Steel Insolvency
    In one of the first high profile cases under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (the “Code”), the Ahmedabad Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (“NCLT”) yesterday issued its orderadmitting the insolvency…
Rank this Week: 552

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Covers credit card and other debt suit litigation in Texas from the defense side, including substantive legal and evidentiary issues, and comparative analysis of pleadings, legal theories, and litigation strategy. By Wolfgang Demino.

http://debt-suit-litigation-in-texas.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 288

Personal Injury Cases & News Blog

Personal Injury Cases & News Blog

By Brien Roche Law.

http://www.brienrochelaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 5

    The Logic of the Contingent Fee System in Injury Case

    The Logic of the Contingent Fee System in Injury Case
    The Logic of the Contingent Fee System in Injury Cases from Brien Roche Law As is true with many things associated with trial lawyers, there is a great deal of controversy associated with the contingent fee system in regards to injury claims.…
  • Aug 4

    Overcoming Jury Bia

    Overcoming Jury Bia
    Overcoming Jury Bias from Brien Roche Law Overcoming jury bias is a problem that every trial lawyer confronts.  Jury bias doesn’t mean that the members of the jury are necessarily biased specifically against the plaintiff.…
  • May 12

    2017 General Assembly Update

    2017 General Assembly Update
    2017 General Assembly Update from Brien Roche Law What follows is a summary of recent legislation from the 2017 General Assembly.  This summary was actually prepared by Senator Scott A. Surovell who also is the sponsor of many of these…
Rank this Week: 525

Copyright Litigation Blog

Copyright Litigation Blog

Review of copyright law, copyright litigation, art litigation and relevant current events. Discussions of recent case law and federal rules of civil procedure. By Ray Dowd.

http://copyrightlitigation.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 621

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 4

    Call for Papers : Law’s Porositie

    Call for Papers : Law’s Porositie
    Call for Papers : Law’s PorositiesThe North-American section of the Société de législation comparée is organizing a bilingual conference (French-English) on “Law’s Porosities” on…
  • Aug 4

    New from Hart

    New from Hart
    New from Hart PublishingI am pleased to announce the publication of the title(s) shown below. If you would like to order with your 10% discount you can do so through our US distributor’s website (please quote the reference HART EMAIL in…
  • Jun 28

    Le droit talmudique saisi par le droit comparé

    Le droit talmudique saisi par le droit comparé
    Le droit talmudique saisi par le droit comparéColloqueUniversité de Lorraine, Nancy, 22 et 23 novembre 2017Accès à l'appel à communication
Rank this Week: 839

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/
  • Aug 4

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member
    In a series of tweets on July 26th, 2017, President Trump announced that “after consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to…
  • Jul 21

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term
    The Supreme Court ended its term on Monday, June 27, 2017. Decisions were handed down in a variety of cases including cases involving big corporations, church and state, voting rights, and most notably, the controversial travel ban, put forth…
  • Jul 7

    The Legal Rights of Animal

    The Legal Rights of Animal
    There is a great fight over the release of two chimpanzees, Tommy the chimpanzee, caged in a warehouse in Gloversville, New York, and Kiko, caged in a storefront at the Primary Sanctuary in Niagara Falls, New York. In a recent legal ruling by…
Rank this Week: 170

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Covers discovery plans, depositions, interrogatories and privileges. By Katherine Gallo.

http://www.resolvingdiscoverydisputes.com/
  • Aug 4

    Discovery May Be Obtained of the Identity and Location of Persons Having Knowledge of Any Discoverable Matter

    Discovery May Be Obtained of the Identity and Location of Persons Having Knowledge of Any Discoverable Matter
    The title of this blog is a quote from the most basic tenant of the 2016 Discovery Act found in Code of Civil Procedure Section 2017.010 titled Matters Subject to Discovery which reads: “Unless otherwise limited by…
  • Jun 13

    A Needle in a Haystack – When Opposing Party Dumps Document

    A Needle in a Haystack – When Opposing Party Dumps Document
    Have you ever had a situation where the opposing side has responded to each of your document production requests with the response? All responsive documents within the custody and control of responding party will be produced. and then they…
  • Mar 28

    To Sign or Not to Sign Your Proof of Service

    To Sign or Not to Sign Your Proof of Service
      When I was a research attorney for Alameda County Superior Court, my judge drilled into me to always check the proof of service to make sure that it was signed and service on all parties had properly been made.  As a…
Rank this Week: 794

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Aug 4

    How to Petition for a Stepparent Adoption in Florida

    How to Petition for a Stepparent Adoption in Florida
    Most depictions of stepparents in the media present callous individuals who detest any children from the first marriage. This image of the cruel stepparent diminishes the many caring and healthy relationships shared between stepchildren and…
  • Aug 1

    Child Custody Concerns for Military Personnel Post-Divorce

    Child Custody Concerns for Military Personnel Post-Divorce
    Having and raising a family while being an active member of the military is no easy task. Being away from one’s children and spouse during the long periods of deployment is hard because this parent misses out on a lot of childhood…
  • Jul 27

    Filing for Divorce as a Stay-at-Home Spouse

    Filing for Divorce as a Stay-at-Home Spouse
    When someone starts contemplating divorce, a number of considerations must be factored into the final decision. For spouses who chose to pause their career in favor of raising children, the financial implications of divorce cannot be…
Rank this Week: 538

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

Covers futures, commodities and forex regulation. By Shipkevich Law Firm.

http://www.cftclaw.com/
  • Aug 4

    Senate Confirmed Christopher Giancarlo as Chairman of CFTC

    Senate Confirmed Christopher Giancarlo as Chairman of CFTC
    Christopher Giancarlo was nominated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as the Chairman of the regulatory agency. Moreover, Brian Quintenz and Rostin Behnam, both of who are Republican nominees, were confirmed as CFTC…
  • Jul 5

    CFTC Seeking for Federal Resources to Oversee Trading Involved with Blockchain Technology

    CFTC Seeking for Federal Resources to Oversee Trading Involved with Blockchain Technology
    Washington, D.C. – In a Congressional testimony, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) intimated an increase of the agency’s budget to oversee trading involved with blockchain technology. An additional $31 million…
  • Jun 16

    CFTC Banned David Liew from Trading

    CFTC Banned David Liew from Trading
    Washington, DC – Earlier this June, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) charged David Liew for illegal practices in the precious metals futures contracts. CFTC banned David Liew from trading, because of…
Rank this Week: 753

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse…

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home neglect news and laws. By Michael O'Connor & Associates, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvanianursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 4

    Pennsylvania Fining Nursing Homes at Higher Rate

    Pennsylvania Fining Nursing Homes at Higher Rate
    The Pennsylvania Department of Health has levied $816,000 in fines against nursing home providers already in the first half of 2017. That is more than double the $407,450 in fines handed out in 2016.  The department also handed out fines…
  • Jul 25

    Nursing Home Abuse and Elder Abuse Warning Sign

    Nursing Home Abuse and Elder Abuse Warning Sign
    In our last blog post we talked a bit about signs that it might be time to consider assisted living for an aging loved one. In this post, we will talk a bit about Nursing Home Abuse and Elder Abuse. How often abuse occurs, what to be on the…
  • Jul 12

    Is It Time For Assisted Living?

    Is It Time For Assisted Living?
    Whether to move a loved one into an assisted living home or hire an in-home caregiver is a difficult decision. Families can feel pressure to continue providing care for an aging adult despite signs that it might be time to explore other…
Rank this Week: 581

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Aug 4

    Do you lose your driver’s license for a DUI?

    Do you lose your driver’s license for a DUI?
    During the initial consultation, one of the most frequent questions is: “Will I lose my driver’s license because of the DUI?” The short answer is that it depends. After a DUI arrest, your driver’s license is…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 703

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

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

    Interesting Facts About Truck & Tractor Accidents Law

    Interesting Facts About Truck & Tractor Accidents Law
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Truck and tractor accidents happen every single day in the U.S. It's estimated that more than 4,000 people die each year in accidents that involve large trucks. This…
  • Jun 28

    5 Signs That You Are Ready For a Bankruptcy Lawyer (in the USA)

    5 Signs That You Are Ready For a Bankruptcy Lawyer (in the USA)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Many people fear bankruptcy. However, it’s often an irrational fear. Bankruptcy may be necessary for you to get out of debt. In fact, you could be making your…
  • May 15

    Finding the Right Injury Lawyer - 5 Practical Tips (for Australia)

    Finding the Right Injury Lawyer - 5 Practical Tips (for Australia)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Finding the Right Injury Lawyer: 5 Practical Tips p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 8.0px 0.0px; font: 10.5px Verdana; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} p.p2…
Rank this Week: 585

Kluwer Patent Blog

Kluwer Patent Blog

Provides information and news on European patent law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwerpatentblog.com
Rank this Week: 724

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 212

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

Covers developments in legal information and legal information technologies for research and practice.

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Aug 3

    When True Crime Meets Crime Fiction: A Bibliographical Mystery

    When True Crime Meets Crime Fiction: A Bibliographical Mystery
    The Osgoode Library recently acquired for its Trials special collection in the Canada Law Book Rare Room copies of the following publication: Life and Confession of Sophia Hamilton Who Was Tried, Condemned and Sentenced to be Hung at [name of…
  • Jul 20

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot
    June 2017 Last month, Osgoode Digital Commons had 32,223 full-text downloads and there were 131 new submissions posted, bringing the total works in our repository to 16,234. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by…
  • Jun 5

    Significant New Additions to HeinOnline’s American Indian Law Collection

    Significant New Additions to HeinOnline’s American Indian Law Collection
    Nearly 30,000 pages of Indian Tribal Codes have been added to the American Indian Law Collection on HeinOnline. These materials have been made available by Ralph Whitney Johnson and Susan Lupton at the Marian Gould Gallagher Law…
Rank this Week: 590

Fair Housing Defense

Fair Housing Defense

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://fairhousing.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 838

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Aug 3

    Microsoft Corp. v. Baker, Docket 15-457

    Microsoft Corp. v. Baker, Docket 15-457
    Class action: Class certification: Dismissal: Appeal: Art. III: (this is the concur. opinion).The plaintiffs in this case, respondents here, sued Mi­crosoft, petitioner here, to recover damages after they purchased allegedly faulty video…
  • Jul 26

    K.R. v. Super. Ct., S231709

    K.R. v. Super. Ct., S231709
    Plea agreements: juvenile proceedings: waiver: mandate:Plea negotiations and agreements are an accepted and integral component of the criminal justice system and essential to the expeditious and fair administration of our courts. Plea…
  • Jul 21

    P. v. Super. Ct., S232639

    P. v. Super. Ct., S232639
    Common law v. statute: (…) The general rule that we do not presume the Legislature intends to abrogate the common law unless it clearly and unequivocally says so. (Reynolds v. Bement (2005) 36 Cal.4th 1075 (Reynolds)). Reynolds, supra,…
Rank this Week: 12

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
  • Aug 3

    Can We Finally Retire the Notions of Construing The FLSA’s Overtime Provisions Broadly But Its Exemptions Narrowly?

    Can We Finally Retire the Notions of Construing The FLSA’s Overtime Provisions Broadly But Its Exemptions Narrowly?
    Co-authored by Noah Finkel, Colton Long, Kyle Petersen, and John Giovannone As our readers saw earlier this week, the Ninth Circuit recently issued a decision in McKeen-Chaplin v. Provident Bank, turning the traditional administrative vs.…
  • Jul 31

    Making A Mountain Of The Administrative/Production Dichotomy Molehill

    Making A Mountain Of The Administrative/Production Dichotomy Molehill
    Co-authored by John Giovannone, Kyle Petersen, and Noah Finkel Seyfarth Synopsis: Earlier this month, the Ninth Circuit chose to side with the Second Circuit, and not the Sixth Circuit, to opine that mortgage underwriters fail to meet the…
  • Jul 25

    DOL Seeks Comment on Overtime Rule

    DOL Seeks Comment on Overtime Rule
    Authored by Alex Passantino On July 26, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor will publish its anticipated Request for Information on the White-Collar Overtime Exemption in the Federal Register. The RFI will give the regulated…
Rank this Week: 930

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Aug 3

    Bullying in School | By Students? | How Teachers Can Help

    Bullying in School | By Students? | How Teachers Can Help
    Bullying can have serious, and sometimes fatal consequences. Yesterday, August 2, 2017, CBS reported on the suicide of a 12-year-old girl--Mallory Grossman--who was a straight-A student who loved gymnastics. Mallory, killed herself on June 14…
  • Jul 24

    How to banish child sexual groomer

    How to banish child sexual groomer
    From the website of YouthToday.org, by our regular guest blogger, Professor Daniel Pollack: Cockroaches, those infamous, hearty and adaptable bugs, can withstand hostile temperatures that few other creatures can endure. Chameleons, known for…
  • Jun 30

    Child Custody Proceedings and SCAO Time Pressure

    Child Custody Proceedings and SCAO Time Pressure
    According to Michigan law, any modification of custody is subject to the Child Custody Act and requires independent consideration by the court of the best-interest factors. Even modification of parenting time changes requires satisfying the…
Rank this Week: 988

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

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

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Aug 3

    What You and Your Family Needs to Know about E. coli

    What You and Your Family Needs to Know about E. coli
    THE E. COLI O157:H7 BACTERIA Sources, Characteristics, and Identification Escherichia coli (E. coli) is an archetypal commensal bacterial species that lives in mammalian intestines. E. coli O157:H7 is one of... Continue Reading
  • Jul 13

    11 with E. coli with 2 Dead in Utah

    11 with E. coli with 2 Dead in Utah
    According to Food Safety News, the E. coli outbreak in southwest Utah that has already killed two is growing, and public health officials there have warned people to avoid consuming... Continue Reading
  • May 28

    30 with E. coli prompt larger flour recall in Canada

    30 with E. coli prompt larger flour recall in Canada
    There are now 30 cases of E. coli O121 under investigation. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has added more brands to its recall list of flour and flour based products,... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 74

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/
  • Aug 3

    Settling a Case in Arizona?  What You Need to Know About Full & Final Settlement

    Settling a Case in Arizona?  What You Need to Know About Full & Final Settlement
    Historically, workers’ compensation claims in Arizona have been subject to a number of limitations.  If additional medical treatment was needed, a claimant could reopen a claim at any time, despite the finality and resolution of…
  • Aug 1

    New WCMSA Reference Guide Issued

    New WCMSA Reference Guide Issued
    As you may be aware, on July 10th, here on our blog we announced the quiet release of a change to CMS’ re-review process.  However, as we noted at that time, this process was not formalized by CMS, and had simply been…
  • Jul 11

    Endo Pharmaceuticals Voluntarily Withdraws Opana ER From the Market: What Does This Mean For Your Cases?

    Endo Pharmaceuticals Voluntarily Withdraws Opana ER From the Market: What Does This Mean For Your Cases?
    On July 6, 2017, Endo Pharmaceuticals issued a statement indicating it would voluntarily withdraw the opioid pain medication, Opana ER, from the market, in response to the Food and Drug Administration’s request one month earlier.…
Rank this Week: 989

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
  • Aug 3

    New UCL class certification opinion: Kizer v. Tristar Risk Management

    New UCL class certification opinion: Kizer v. Tristar Risk Management
    In Kizer v. Tristar Risk Management, ___ Cal.App.5th ___ (Jun. 26, 2017; pub. ord. Jul. 26, 2017), the Court of Appeal (Fourth Appellate District, Division Three) affirmed an order denying class certification of Labor Code claims arising out…
  • Jul 14

    Supreme Court confirms broad scope of Civil Discovery Act: Williams v. Superior Court (Marshalls of CA, LLC)

    Supreme Court confirms broad scope of Civil Discovery Act: Williams v. Superior Court (Marshalls of CA, LLC)
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court held that the trial court abused its discretion by placing unreasonable restrictions on the plaintiff's right to seek discovery of percipient witness names and contact information in an action under the Labor Code…
  • Jul 10

    New UCL and class certification opinion: Espejo v. The Copley Press, Inc.

    New UCL and class certification opinion: Espejo v. The Copley Press, Inc.
    In Espejo v. The Copley Press, Inc., ___ Cal.App.5th ___ (Jul. 7, 2017), the Court of Appeal (Fourth Appellate District, Division One) considered a series of challenges to a post-trial judgment in a certified class action alleging that the…
Rank this Week: 578

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Aug 2

    Sunflower Recalled Because of Listeria

    Sunflower Recalled Because of Listeria
    Hudson Valley Foods, Inc. of Highland, NY has advised Amrita Health Foods of Pleasantville, NY that sunflower seeds and sunflower seed butter sold to the company for a short period... Continue Reading
  • Jun 28

    Smoked Fish Operation Shuttered over Listeria

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

    Sprouts Recalled after Listeria Test

    Sprouts Recalled after Listeria Test
    Happy Sprout Inc. voluntarily recalled all packages of soybean sprouts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 333

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and financial news. By Lee Law Firm, PLLC.

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Aug 2

    Boston Shoe Store The Tannery files for Bankruptcy

    Boston Shoe Store The Tannery files for Bankruptcy
    The Tannery is a well-known Boston shoe retail store that has been in business for over 43 years. Unfortunately for shoe lovers in Massachusetts, the owners of the The Tannery and The Tannery Outlet filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the last…
  • Jul 26

    U.S. Education Department Sued Over Student Loan Debt Relief

    U.S. Education Department Sued Over Student Loan Debt Relief
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was in the hot seat this week, testifying on Capitol Hill before the Senate Appropriations Committee. The hearing was called to discuss the law suit brought by the attorney generals of 18 states and Washington…
  • Jul 20

    Did Sprint Cause RadioShack’s Recent Bankruptcy?

    Did Sprint Cause RadioShack’s Recent Bankruptcy?
    The long and painful demise of RadioShack has gained much media coverage over the past few years. This downward spiral began in 2015 when RadioShack filed for bankruptcy to reorganize the company’s debt, which included co-branding…
Rank this Week: 849

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    Broker David Menashe Sanctioned For Excessive and Unauthorized Trading

    Broker David Menashe Sanctioned For Excessive and Unauthorized Trading
    Gana LLP is investigating claims made by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker David Menashe (Menashe). According to BrokerCheck records, Menashe was ordered to pay a restitution of $15,000 by the state of Montana for…
  • Aug 2

    Broker Dan Droeg Subject to Unsuitability Complaint

    Broker Dan Droeg Subject to Unsuitability Complaint
    Our law firm, Gana LLP, is investigating claims made by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Dan Droeg (Droeg). According to BrokerCheck, Droeg’s record contains two customer complaints filed against him…
  • Jul 31

    Financial Advisor Gregory Pease Subject to Multiple Customer Complaint

    Financial Advisor Gregory Pease Subject to Multiple Customer Complaint
    The investment fraud lawyers of Gana LLP are examining multiple customer disputes filed with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against financial advisor Gregory Pease (Pease). According to BrokerCheck, Pease has a multitude…
Rank this Week: 149

Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car, bike and train accidents. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    Motorcycle Crash In Unincorporated Cary Leads To Death Of Motorcyclist

    Motorcycle Crash In Unincorporated Cary Leads To Death Of Motorcyclist
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident early Wednesday morning (August 2, 2017) near Cary.  The motorcycle crash involved an ejection of the rider. According to information provided by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the crash…
  • Jul 31

    Motorcyclist Later Dies From Injuries Due To Lake Zurich Collision

    Motorcyclist Later Dies From Injuries Due To Lake Zurich Collision
    A motorcyclist died Friday (July 28, 2017) after a July 17 motorcycle-car collision occurred in Lake Zurich.  As is often the case in serious and fatal Illinois motorcycle accidents, according to police the accident involved a car making…
  • Jul 25

    Driver Revived From Opioid Overdose On Route 41

    Driver Revived From Opioid Overdose On Route 41
    Vehicle accidents in which a driver is driving while impaired on drugs (illegal or prescription) are becoming increasingly common.  There have been many such accidents in the Chicago area, with some causing fatalities. Various aspects of…
Rank this Week: 741

General Counselor

General Counselor

Provides employment and labor law news and commentary. By Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

http://general-counselor.com
  • Aug 2

    Employee Handbooks – Should You Maintain One?

    Employee Handbooks – Should You Maintain One?
    The purpose of an employee handbook is to provide a company’s employees with the company’s policies and inform them of the rules that govern them throughout the stages of employment. The post Employee Handbooks – Should You…
  • Jul 12

    Properly Maintaining Personnel File

    Properly Maintaining Personnel File
    Since virtually all employment disputes relate in some way to what documents are kept in an employee’s personnel file, it is crucial that employers properly maintain employee personnel files. The post Properly Maintaining Personnel…
  • Jun 27

    Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirement

    Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirement
    Employment laws require employers to post state, federal and locally mandated posters where visible to employees that inform them of their employment law rights. The post Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirements appeared first on General…
Rank this Week: 668

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 2

    Additional Hotel for VLA/VALL Conference

    Additional Hotel for VLA/VALL Conference
    From Andrew Winston VLA has added a second hotel with a discounted rate for our 2017 Annual Conference in Norfolk!Rooms are now available at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott for $145 each (plus taxes and fees.) This price is being offered on…
  • Aug 2

    AALL Hall of Fame Award: Joyce Janto

    AALL Hall of Fame Award: Joyce Janto
    Congratulations to VALL's own Joyce Janto for the well deserved award! Read more about it Award
  • Jun 5

    Seeking candidates for the VALL Programs Committee for 2017-2018

    Seeking candidates for the VALL Programs Committee for 2017-2018
    by Andrew WinstonCommittee work will involve working with me (as committee chair) on the 2017 Fall Meeting and 2018 Spring Meeting.  The 2017 Fall Meeting will be at a joint meeting of VALL and the Virginia Library Association. …
Rank this Week: 946

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury law issues, cases and news with a focus on Tennessee. By the Higgins Firm.

http://www.tennesseelawblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    Opioid Drug Makers Face a Lawsuit Because of Downplaying the Risks of Addiction

    Opioid Drug Makers Face a Lawsuit Because of Downplaying the Risks of Addiction
    In 2015, a baby boy only known as ‘Baby Doe’ was born addicted to opioid painkillers. His first few days of life were spent in an agonizing withdrawal in the neo natal unit. Three Tennessee prosecutors and the baby’s…
  • Jul 28

    Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Exceed 80 Pending Cases in Multidistrict Litigation

    Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Exceed 80 Pending Cases in Multidistrict Litigation
    Since 2016 lawsuits involving hernia mesh developed by Ethicon, Inc. continue to mount. Sold under Physiomesh, the products have raised concern over their safety and ability to reduce the symptoms of a hernia. Multidistrict litigation, on the…
  • May 21

    What Makes a Great Nursing Home and How to Find It

    What Makes a Great Nursing Home and How to Find It
    Eventually, many of us will spend time living in a nursing home. This does not need to be a negative or stressful transition. Instead, it can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience that also increases a persons’ safety, improves their…
Rank this Week: 870

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

Covers law and legal information in the Philippines. From Fred Pamaos.

http://attyatwork.com
Rank this Week: 701

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices P.C.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Aug 1

    New Law Enables Texans to Seal DUI Record

    New Law Enables Texans to Seal DUI Record
    Texas residents with DUI records might soon be able to seal their records. House Bill 3016, also known as the “second-chance” bill, will allow many first-time, low-level offenders to keep their criminal records from being made…
  • Aug 1

    New Jersey Woman Receives $140K Settlement Following MRSA-Inducing Urine Test

    New Jersey Woman Receives $140K Settlement Following MRSA-Inducing Urine Test
    A New Jersey resident allegedly contracted MRSA after being forced to take a urine sample following her 2012 DUI arrest. She recently received $140,000 to settle her ensuing lawsuit against Ocean City, two police officers, Shore Medical…
  • Jul 3

    In Utah, Speed and Unbuckled Seatbelts Account for More Road Deaths Than DUI

    In Utah, Speed and Unbuckled Seatbelts Account for More Road Deaths Than DUI
    This year, Utah legislators lowered the state’s DUI threshold to the nation’s most severe. The measure (HB155), which was sponsored by Republican Representative Norman K. Thurston, lowered Utah’s blood-alcohol limit…
Rank this Week: 713

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Quickscribe Annotations for June & July 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for June & July 2017
    Below are the latest BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe for June and July (just released).June 2017: Devyn Cousineau – British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights CodeStan Rule, Sabey Rule LLP…
  • Jun 5

    Small Decisions Adding Up

    Small Decisions Adding Up
    As the publisher of Slaw, I get to see a lot of great commentary. I also get to see the statistics behind the website, and I don't mind sharing with you that local colleague Sarah Sutherland of CanLII has a fantastically successful post on…
  • Jun 5

    Quickscribe Annotations for May, 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for May, 2017
    Below are the latest Quickscribe additions for new annotations to BC legislation. Devyn Cousineau – British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights CodeStan Rule, Sabey Rule LLP – Wills, Estates and…
Rank this Week: 605