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An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Jun 9

    Success: Reputation & Relationship

    Success: Reputation & Relationship
    A three hour dinner at a steakhouse. Back and forth regarding mediator selection at Reddit. Exchanging Facebook messages regarding contract negotiations in Dallas. I wrote about the steakhouse experience at Above The Law back…
  • Jun 9

    Success: Reputation & Relationship

    Success: Reputation & Relationship
    A three hour dinner at a steakhouse. Back and forth regarding mediator selection at Reddit. Exchanging Facebook messages regarding contract negotiations in Dallas. I wrote about the steakhouse experience at Above The Law back…
  • May 12

    Ask LawyerSlack: What Were Your Naive Expectations in Law School?

    Ask LawyerSlack: What Were Your Naive Expectations in Law School?
    It’s time for another round of “Ask LawyerSlack!” I get a question from you, dear reader, and throw it to the wolves share it with the denizens in LawyerSlack. The folks in LawyerSlack then ridicule the question provide…
Rank this Week: 709

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

https://valentilaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 886

The Law Blogger

The Law Blogger

Covers Michigan legal news. From the Oakland Press.

http://oplawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 9

    New Gun Law Permits Unlicensed Concealed Weapon

    New Gun Law Permits Unlicensed Concealed Weapon
    Yesterday, the Michigan House passed, by a 59/49 vote, a new gun law that demotes the once-required concealed pistol license to an optional certificate; a training and safety measure only.The new law allows citizens to carry a concealed…
  • Jun 8

    Child Custody and Parenting Sea Change

    Child Custody and Parenting Sea Change
    For some time now, members of Michigan's House of Representatives have proposed a sea change to the Child Custody Act. Last week, Representative Jim Runestad [R-White Lake] re-introduced a modified version of his seemingly perennial child…
  • May 19

    Do Jurors Favor Police Testimony?

    Do Jurors Favor Police Testimony?
    Criminal defense lawyers face this question every day in the courts across the land. When a police office testifies in uniform, does his or her stature as a law enforcement professional add credibility to that testimony?Our friend Neil…
Rank this Week: 725

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Jun 8

    Construction Lawyers Should Be Problem Solver

    Construction Lawyers Should Be Problem Solver
    No one wants to call a construction attorney.  Those of us that practice construction law and advise contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in the construction industry know this.  We are associated with problems.  We are…
  • May 23

    Where Insurance and Contracts Collide in Construction

    Where Insurance and Contracts Collide in Construction
    As has been said a “few” times here at Construction Law Musings, the courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia strictly interpret the actual terms of a construction contract.  A recent case in the Circuit Court for the City of…
  • May 9

    Legislative Changes that Impact Construction 2017

    Legislative Changes that Impact Construction 2017
    Well, the Virginia General Assembly has finished its yearly run through the legislative process and this year there are a few highlights for those of us in the construction industry.  It is always interesting to see what issues are the…
Rank this Week: 370

Strom Law Firm Blog

Strom Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://stromlaw.com/category/columbia-sc-lawyer-blog/
  • Jun 8

    ‘Thousand Year Flood’ Deadline Approache

    ‘Thousand Year Flood’ Deadline Approache
    Deadline Approaches If you were a victim of the historic 2015 flooding of Columbia, you may need to take action soon. The Federal Government has mandated that June 15 is the deadline to apply for federal aid to help rebuild your home. The…
  • May 25

    Underage Drinking and Driving

    Underage Drinking and Driving
    Underage Drinking and Driving Underage drinking and driving is a serious offense and can negatively affect the rest of your life. Some experts have found that underage DUI incurs a conservative cost of $40,000 over the next decade, or more,…
  • May 23

    The Pretrial Intervention Proce

    The Pretrial Intervention Proce
    The Pretrial Intervention Process Pretrial Intervention (PTI) is a program offered to first time offenders in the criminal justice system. The program is intended to allow those individuals to avoid more traditional prosecution, giving them a…
Rank this Week: 512

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Jun 8

    Sprouts Recalled after Listeria Test

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

    Cashew Recalled over Listeria

    Cashew Recalled over Listeria
    Hampton Farms is voluntarily recalling Ava’s brand Organic Cashews Roasted & Salted 8 oz. tubs distributed in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. We have been notified by our... Continue Reading
  • May 17

    6,000 Pounds of Cheese Recalled Due to Listeria

    6,000 Pounds of Cheese Recalled Due to Listeria
    La Nica Products, Inc. is recalling 6,000 pounds of white cheese with the names “Quesos de la Costa,” “Queso Duro Blando,” and “Hard Soft Cheese.” The cheese was sold in... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 298

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

Covers family law in Texas. By Hutton Law, PLLC.

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • Jun 7

    The Basics of Filing for Divorce in Texa

    The Basics of Filing for Divorce in Texa
    Going through divorce is a long and complicated process it doesn’t help that it happens to be one of the most emotional times of many people’s lives.  It is also a process that has been stigmatized for years.  As such,…
  • Jun 6

    Divorce And The Mediation Proce

    Divorce And The Mediation Proce
    Divorce can be a very long process and it is full of twists and turns.  It doesn’t help that there are a variety of different ways that you can go about the process.  One step that you might encounter in the process is…
  • Jun 5

    How to Calculate Net Resources for Child Support payment

    How to Calculate Net Resources for Child Support payment
    Different people earn their incomes in different manners. At the Law Office of Bryan Fagan, we have clients who are a salaried employee working for a major corporation. Others work as hourly employees working for medium sized businesses.…
Rank this Week: 843

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Missouri motor vehicle crash, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. By The A.W. Smith Law Firm, P.C.

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

    Man Dies After Falling Off Of Roof of Moving SUV In Randolph County

    Man Dies After Falling Off Of Roof of Moving SUV In Randolph County
    June 5th, at approximately 6:00PM, 25-year-old Asher Kimbrough was riding on the roof of 26-year-old Jacob Gerhard’s 2008 GMC Acadia. Kimbrough fell off of the roof of the Acadia and landed in the roadway. Kimbrough was…
  • Jun 7

    Four Young Men From Trenton Missouri are Tragically Dead After a Single Car Accident

    Four Young Men From Trenton Missouri are Tragically Dead After a Single Car Accident
    Trenton Missouri- The town of Trenton Missouri is mourning today due to a single car accident that has claimed the lives of four young men from Trenton, three of them are siblings. The Missouri State Highway Patrol report states the accident…
  • May 30

    Driving Deaths over the Memorial Day Weekend at a Three Year Low

    Driving Deaths over the Memorial Day Weekend at a Three Year Low
    JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI – Fatalities caused by drivers on Missouri highways have officially hit a 3 year low for the holiday weekend. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, only three people died in crashes on Missouri…
Rank this Week: 217

New York Probate Lawyer Blog

New York Probate Lawyer Blog

By Jules Martin Haas.

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

    New York Will Contests Require The Disclosure of Information and Document

    New York Will Contests Require The Disclosure of Information and Document
    Will Contests in New York are part of a probate proceeding. When a Last Will is filed for probate, official notice must be given to the decedent’s distributees (next of kin). The distributees have a right to contest the Will. In the…
  • May 31

    New York Estate Real Estate Can Complicate Administration

    New York Estate Real Estate Can Complicate Administration
    Real Estate ownership by a decedent is commonplace. A person may have owned a family residence, or investment or commercial properties. Ownership interests may also appear in the form of cooperative and condominium units. These types of…
  • May 24

    New York Kinship Cases Require Proof of Maternal and Paternal Heir

    New York Kinship Cases Require Proof of Maternal and Paternal Heir
    Surrogate’s Court cases in New York are identified by a number of different proceedings.  There are, for example, probate proceedings and intestate administration proceedings.   There are also accounting proceedings in which…
Rank this Week: 864

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Covers developments in privacy law. By David T.S. Fraser.

http://blog.privacylawyer.ca/
  • Jun 7

    Canadian government pulls the plug on the Canadian Anti-Spam Law private right of action

    Canadian government pulls the plug on the Canadian Anti-Spam Law private right of action
    It's official ... the ability to sue for damages under Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) has been put on ice. An order-in-council dated June 2, 2017 repealed the provision of a previous cabinet order that set the commencement of the private right…
  • Jun 7

    CASL's civil right of action to be delayed?

    CASL's civil right of action to be delayed?
    I am hearing from reliable sources that the government has agreed to postpone the civil right of action under Canada's Anti-spam Law. The provisions, that were planned to come into effect on July 1, 2017, would mean a person or corporation…
  • May 10

    Alberta law provides civil remedies for cyberbullying victim

    Alberta law provides civil remedies for cyberbullying victim
    Tort regarding non-consensual distribution of intimate images supplements recent criminal amendments The Alberta legislature has passed a bill to provide civil remedies for victims of the non-consensual distribution of intimate images. Bill…
Rank this Week: 728

Lutz Law blog

Lutz Law blog

Covers Washington family law.

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

    Spanish Speaking Attorney

    Spanish Speaking Attorney
    Jorge Ramos utilizes his cultural background and Spanish speaking ability to represent individuals struggling with English as their second language. [...]
  • Jul 28

    Third Party Custody – Including Grandparent

    Third Party Custody – Including Grandparent
    Non-Parental Custody Over the last year, Judges and commissioners have been taking a closer look at Non-Parental Custody cases and applying a strict standard when determining if they should separate a child from their biological…
  • Nov 2

    Child Custody Jurisdiction

    Child Custody Jurisdiction
    One of the most common issues that come up regarding determining custody for a child deals with whether or not Washington has jurisdiction to hear your case.  If both parents are presently in Washington and the child resides in…
Rank this Week: 758

Panama Laws and Advice

Panama Laws and Advice

By Juliette Passer.

http://panamalaws.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 7

    Ship pays more than $ 1 million for its passage through the Panama Canal

    Ship pays more than $ 1 million for its passage through the Panama Canal
     Ship pays more than $ 1 million for its passage through the Panama CanalThe container vessel OOCL France yesterday became the vessel of greater capacity and size in transit the new locks since its opening last June. With a capacity of…
  • May 31

    Panama to increase its wind power production in 2018

    Panama to increase its wind power production in 2018
     Panama to increase its wind power production in 2018By: Panama America  These new projects, which will be located in the province of Coclé, will inject an additional 63% of wind energy to existing capacity, which reaches…
  • May 9

    HUGE VESSEL TRAVELS ON THE EXPANDED CANAL AND BREAKS RECORD

    HUGE VESSEL TRAVELS ON THE EXPANDED CANAL AND BREAKS RECORD
    HUGE VESSEL TRAVELS ON THE EXPANDED CANAL AND BREAKS RECORD   Jorge Luis Quijano, administrator of the ACP said that the huge vessel with capacity for 13,435 TEU's will break the record as the one with the highest cargo volume in…
Rank this Week: 582

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

Covers family law and divorce in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 6

    Top 8 tips when separating

    Top 8 tips when separating
    I was asked today what is my advice of coping with advice. On reflection there are 8 top tips:After 30 years of doing divorce work, my 8 top tips when separating are:Make sure you and the kids are safe.Have a support network- family,…
  • Apr 30

    Family Law Courts funding plight continue

    Family Law Courts funding plight continue
    Now that the budget sails have been set, we can be sure of one thing in this budget- there will be little relief for the beleaguered Family Law Courts. The Federal Government will not be stumping up cash for the courts, and nor will it be…
  • Apr 12

    Third party property settlement issue

    Third party property settlement issue
    Recently I presented at the seventh annual Family Law Forum run by Legalwise in Brisbane about third party property settlement issues. My paper is below. The shorthand version  of what I have set out in the paper is to be circumspect…
Rank this Week: 665

California Debt Blog

California Debt Blog

Provides information and advice about debt collection, dealing with debt collectors, and how to protect yourself from the tactics of the debt collection industry. By Jonathan G. Stein.

http://www.californiadebtblog.com/
  • Jun 6

    Ringless Voice Mail and Debt Collector

    Ringless Voice Mail and Debt Collector
    You take a break at work and find some voice mail messages. The weird thing is that your phone did not ring. How did these messages get here? Lilian Min at Cosmopolitan covers this in a new story she has...
  • Jan 8

    Debt Collection is #1 Again - In Complaint

    Debt Collection is #1 Again - In Complaint
    So, it turns out that when you are really good at something you should continue doing it. In this case, debt collectors are really good at having complaints filed against them with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. According to…
  • Sep 18

    Portfolio Recovery Associates Dismisses 2 Case

    Portfolio Recovery Associates Dismisses 2 Case
    In what is good news for one of my clients, she was sued by Portfolio Recovery Associates in 2 separate cases. The lawsuits were filed in 2012 for two alleged credit card debts. She denied she owed any money to...
Rank this Week: 775

General Counselor

General Counselor

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

http://general-counselor.com
  • Jun 6

    New Illinois Sick Leave Laws Compliance Seminar

    New Illinois Sick Leave Laws Compliance Seminar
    “Back to Basics” Employment Law Series Properly Complying with New Illinois Sick Leave Laws Three recently enacted laws expanding sick leave benefits within the state of Illinois will soon impact employers with operations in…
  • May 22

    Cook County Sick Leave Poster and Draft Regulations Are Available

    Cook County Sick Leave Poster and Draft Regulations Are Available
    In anticipation of the upcoming effective date (July 1, 2017) of the Cook County “Earned Sick Leave” Ordinance, the Cook Commission on Human Rights recently published the mandatory poster required to be posted by all employers…
  • Dec 5

    New Laws Impacting Illinois Employers in 2016 and Beyond

    New Laws Impacting Illinois Employers in 2016 and Beyond
    E. Jason Tremblay While Illinois appears to be in legislative gridlock on a wide variety of political and legislative fronts, it has become abundantly clear that such gridlock has not curtailed the passage of employment and labor-related…
Rank this Week: 446

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Jun 6

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
  • Apr 14

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?
    If you’re having trouble paying your monthly bills—especially that steep car loan— you might be wondering if filing for bankruptcy will lower your existing car payment. It depends on which type of bankruptcy you file, but…
Rank this Week: 58

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent,…

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog

Provides answers to questions about copyright, trademarks and patents.

http://dearrichblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 5

    Acquiring Rights From Co-Author

    Acquiring Rights From Co-Author
    Dear Rich: Currently, my story is unpublished because I had a writing partner who was working on the book with me. Unfortunately, he has quit the project, but I would still like to continue it and see it towards publishing. What are my steps…
  • May 27

    Can I Use Couture Photos for Wikipedia Entry?

    Can I Use Couture Photos for Wikipedia Entry?
    GEORGE HALLEY -  1968 COTY "WINNIE" AWARDLace Baby Doll Dress with Flower and BowDear Rich: My father was a photographer who at times worked for newspapers and free-lance for himself. He died in 1972 and the works in question were taken…
  • May 13

    Can We Use Ancestry and DNA Information in Book?

    Can We Use Ancestry and DNA Information in Book?
    19th Century imagery used by abolitionist organizations in their efforts to turn northern Americans against slavery. I’m helping two authors with a manuscript about their experiences researching their ancestors who were…
Rank this Week: 384

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Jun 5

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking
    The arrest of an alleged source of a classified leak to the Intercept offers a lesson in the risks of spilling secrets. The post Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 2

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC
    A widespread adware infection hides the ability to inflict far worse than spammy browser tweaks. The post Hack Brief: Dangerous 'Fireball' Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PCs appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 2

    Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool

    Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool
    University of Washington researchers put sensors in 15 ridesharing cars, and uncovered new evidence of how stingrays are being used and how to detect them. The post Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool appeared…
Rank this Week: 15

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Jun 5

    Primer on Saskatchewan Legislative Research

    Primer on Saskatchewan Legislative Research
    It's nice to see law librarian super-blogger Alan Kirkpatrick contributing to VALL Review! In the most recent edition, Alan wrote a short primer on Saskatchewan legislative research, which he's reproduced in full over on his Library Canuck…
Rank this Week: 868

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

https://news.braislaw.com
  • Jun 5

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable
    Our Florida personal watercraft injury lawyers were recently successful in convincing a court that a release was legally insufficient and, therefore, unenforceable. Facts of the Case Our client and her boyfriend were staying at the…
  • Apr 25

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard
    Earlier this year, Royal Caribbean announced its implementation of a new water safety program fleet wide starting with Oasis of the Seas.  The program includes stationing of lifeguards trained by StarGuard Elite at every pool including…
  • Apr 9

    Brais Law Bring Personal Injury Claim against Miami WaveRunner Tour Operator

    Brais Law Bring Personal Injury Claim against Miami WaveRunner Tour Operator
    The Florida personal watercraft accident attorneys of Brais Brais Rusak have recently brought a lawsuit against a Miami area rental and tour company for negligent conduction of a WaveRunner Tour.  The facts surrounding this case involved…
Rank this Week: 278

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister, Dave Owen, Todd Aagaard, Robin Kundis Craig and Jessica Owley.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • Jun 5

    Water is the New Carbon

    Water is the New Carbon
    How do we tax water consumption? And how should we? These aren’t questions that either water lawyers or tax lawyers are accustomed to thinking about. Water lawyers do think, sometimes, about using economic incentives to adjust water use…
  • Jun 1

    Jobs, Consumption, and the “Angry” Trump Voter

    Jobs, Consumption, and the “Angry” Trump Voter
    This post first appeared on The Rural Environment on May 31, 2017 (you can subscribe to posts from The Rural Environment here: https://ruralenvironment.net) In President Trump’s inaugural address, he stated: “We must protect our borders…
  • Apr 22

    On Faith, Science, and the Environment

    On Faith, Science, and the Environment
    Brigham Daniels, a professor at BYU Law School, spoke today at Salt Lake City's March for Science. We asked for permission to post his remarks, and he agreed. According to Daniels, it was a challenging speech to give. He said,...
Rank this Week: 831

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 575

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

Law school information and legal research blog of the Mendik Library of New York Law School.

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Jun 5

    ABA Ethics Opinion on Confidentiality of Electronic Document

    ABA Ethics Opinion on Confidentiality of Electronic Document
    On May 11th, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility issued Formal Opinion 477, Securing Communication of Protected Client Information.  This important ethics opinion discusses…
  • May 30

    2017 Summer Research Challenge

    2017 Summer Research Challenge
    The post 2017 Summer Research Challenge appeared first on Mendik Matters.
  • May 22

    Summer and Post-Graduation Use of Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis and Westlaw

    Summer and Post-Graduation Use of Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis and Westlaw
    Student access to Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis and Westlaw is based on New York Law School’s academic subscription plans.  Each has summer access provisions and usage policies for continuing and graduating students. Students no…
Rank this Week: 882

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 637

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/injury-lawyer/
  • Jun 5

    Jury Verdict for Silica Supplier’s Failure to Warn Caused Fatal Lung Disease

    Jury Verdict for Silica Supplier’s Failure to Warn Caused Fatal Lung Disease
    From 1959 to 1964, Rivers Sampson worked as a sandblaster and used silica as an abrasive agent.  In 2014, at the age of 77,  Sampson died of sepsis and silicosis, which is a progressive disease caused by inhaling silica dust. Having…
  • May 25

    $1.5 Million Jury Verdict Entered After Worker Dies of Heat Exhaustion

    $1.5 Million Jury Verdict Entered After Worker Dies of Heat Exhaustion
    Nathaniel Cooper, 24, was working in the packing area of a United Parcel Services (UPS) facility when he suffered heat exhaustion that led to his fatal cardiac event. He is survived by his fiancé and a minor child. His fiancé,…
  • May 16

    $30.69 Million Jury Verdict for the Catastrophic Injuries Suffered by Motorist in Head-On Crash

    $30.69 Million Jury Verdict for the Catastrophic Injuries Suffered by Motorist in Head-On Crash
    Luisa Cruz Mezquital was driving her Mazda minivan when the oncoming 1995 Jeep Wrangler, driven by the defendant Abdulmohsen Almassud, lost control, crossed the center-line and crashed into her minivan. The Cruz driver-side window shattered.…
Rank this Week: 978

nipc IP/it Update

nipc IP/it Update

News and comment on intellectual property, technology, media, entertainment and competition law from the UK, EC and around the world. By John Lambert.

http://nipclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 4

    Cakes and Copyright

    Cakes and Copyright
    Jane Lambert According to the BBC, the US food blogger Elizabeth  LaBau has brought proceedings against the publishers of The Food Network for copyright infringement (see "US food blogger sues Food Network over snow globe…
  • Jun 1

    Resolving IP Disputes at Trade Fair

    Resolving IP Disputes at Trade Fair
    Jane Lambert The European IPR Helpdesk, an EU-funded collaboration between Infeurope SA, Eurice GmbH and L'Institut de la Propriété Intellectuelle Luxembourg to provide free, first-line advice and information on intellectual…
  • May 25

    Trade Marks - The KitKat Appeal: How does a Shape Mark acquire Distinctiveness?

    Trade Marks - The KitKat Appeal: How does a Shape Mark acquire Distinctiveness?
    Jane Lambert Société Des Produits Nestlé SA v Cadbury UK Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 358 (17 May 2017) Unregistered design right subsists for no more than 15 years. A design registration for only 25. But a trade mark registration can last…
Rank this Week: 937

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
  • Jun 4

    4th DCA: So who gets to occupy the decedent’s contested real estate?

    4th DCA: So who gets to occupy the decedent’s contested real estate?
    Delbrouck v. Eberling, — So.3d —-, 2015 WL 5948724 (Fla. 4th DCA October 14, 2015) Contested probate proceedings often revolve around conflicting claims to specific property that’s titled in the decedent’s name but…
  • May 22

    Using Equity To Aid The Exercise Of A Power Of Appointment that Fails To Specifically Refer To The Power

    Using Equity To Aid The Exercise Of A Power Of Appointment that Fails To Specifically Refer To The Power
    Powers of appointment are the Swiss Army knife of modern estate planning. They’re deceptively simple yet adaptable to almost any planning contingency. And they’re ubiquitous, often getting incorporated into even the simplest…
  • May 17

    STEP’s 2017 Caribbean Conference

    STEP’s 2017 Caribbean Conference
    I recently had the pleasure of speaking at the STEP Caribbean Conference. I co-presented with Cayman Islands trust litigator Rachael Reynolds. We had fun going through the practical “what ifs” a Caribbean trustee should consider…
Rank this Week: 132

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Jun 3

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge
    It seems simple enough. You should never agree with a Judge if you don’t actually agree with a Family Court Judge, right? Theoretically, yes, it is simple to say, “No your honor I don’t agree.” But in reality, when it…
  • Mar 15

    Practice Mindfulness in Divorce

    Practice Mindfulness in Divorce
    I stand before a judge in a public courtroom crowded with lawyers and clients awaiting their divorce hearings. My client’s husband created two counterfeit checks and, under penalty of perjury, presented copies of the checks to the court…
  • Feb 12

    Stipulation and Order with Settlement Term

    Stipulation and Order with Settlement Term
    The post Stipulation and Order with Settlement Terms appeared first on Helene L. Taylor.
Rank this Week: 136

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Jun 2

    A Note to Mass Tort Plaintiffs on HR 985

    A Note to Mass Tort Plaintiffs on HR 985
    HR 985, the Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017, has now passed the House and is pending in the Senate's Committee on the Judiciary. How might that bill affect plaintiffs involved in…
  • May 12

    Iowa Class Action Against Grain Plant Affirmed

    Iowa Class Action Against Grain Plant Affirmed
    An Iowa class action (subject to CAFA's local class exception) has been approved by the Iowa Supreme Court. Here is the report from Iowa radio. You can find the opinion here: Freeman v. Grain Processing Corporation. The court considers…
  • Apr 26

    BMS v. California - Oral Argument Yesterday

    BMS v. California - Oral Argument Yesterday
    Yesterday the Supreme Court held oral arguments in a personal jurisdiction case involving purchasers of the drug Plavix who bought the drug in Ohio but wanted to join a suit in California where the company does almost 1 billion dollars...
Rank this Week: 307

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
Rank this Week: 566

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
  • Jun 2

    Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corporation - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corporation - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On March 22, 2017, the Supreme Court decided Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corporation. Jevic Transportation, Inc., a trucking company headquartered in New Jersey, was purchased by a subsidiary of Sun Capital Partners in 2006. In 2008 Jevic…
  • Jun 2

    Bank of America Corp. v. City of Miami - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Bank of America Corp. v. City of Miami - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On May 1, 2017, the Supreme Court decided Bank of America Corp. v. City of Miami, which was consolidated with Wells Fargo & Co. v.City of Miami. In this case, the city of Miami sued Bank of America Corporation and…
  • May 22

    Weaver v. Massachusetts - Post-Argument SCOTUScast

    Weaver v. Massachusetts - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
    On April 19, 2017, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Weaver v. Massachusetts. Kentel Myrone Weaver was convicted of first degree murder for the 2003 shooting of Germaine Rucker. In 2011, Weaver filed a motion for a new trial,…
Rank this Week: 927

California Personal Injury Lawyers…

California Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers California personal injury law concerning slip and fall injuries, hit and run accidents, and car accidents. By the Law Offices of Gary K. Walch.

http://www.californiapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Semi-truck and Car Crash in Chino Kills One

    Semi-truck and Car Crash in Chino Kills One
    According to the Daily Bulletin, just before 2 a.m. on Saturday, May 27, 2017, a semi-truck drifted towards the shoulder of the eastbound 60 Freeway in Chino, California. The truck then hit several guardrail posts and slammed into the…
  • May 31

    California Big Rig Crash Kills Four in Desert Center

    California Big Rig Crash Kills Four in Desert Center
    A tragic accident on Memorial Day killed four people approximately 20 miles north of Desert Center in Riverside County, California. A witness called in to report the accident at 3:11 p.m. According to an eyewitness who spoke to the Los…
  • May 27

    Riverside Accident Leaves One Dead and One Injured

    Riverside Accident Leaves One Dead and One Injured
    According to My Valley News, Early in the morning on May 19, 2017, around 12:45 am, several witnesses called 911 to report a crash at the intersection of Van Buren Boulevard and King Avenue in Riverside, California. Riverside Fire and Police…
Rank this Week: 859

InvestorLawyers.net

InvestorLawyers.net

Covers the right to recover money from dishonest stockbrokers and investment advisers.

http://www.investorlawyers.net/blog/
  • Jun 1

    LPL Fined by State of NH for Alleged Unsuitable REIT Sale

    LPL Fined by State of NH for Alleged Unsuitable REIT Sale
    For some time we have been blogging about non-traded REITS (and the real risks associated with investing in these complex investment vehicles.  Many investors are familiar with exchange traded Real Estate Investment Trusts…
  • May 23

    Non-Traded REITs – Investors Should Proceed with Caution!

    Non-Traded REITs – Investors Should Proceed with Caution!
    With increasing frequency, given the current low interest rate environment, retail investors are steered into investing in products appearing to offer more advantageous yields than are available in traditional interest-bearing investments…
  • May 22

    State of Illinois Charges Thrivent Over Variable Annuity Switching

    State of Illinois Charges Thrivent Over Variable Annuity Switching
    The State of Illinois Securities Department (“Department”) recently initiated enforcement proceedings against Thrivent Investment Management, Inc. (“Thrivent”) (CRD #18387) for allegedly violating the Illinois…
Rank this Week: 690

TN Visa Attorney Blog

TN Visa Attorney Blog

Covers TN visa and green cards for Canadian professionals. By Brian D. Zuccaro.

http://www.tnvisabulletin.com/nafta-tn-blog/
  • Jun 1

    DOS Will No Longer Annotate TN Visa Stamps for Work Period

    DOS Will No Longer Annotate TN Visa Stamps for Work Period
    Despite past assurances as recently as Oct. 2016, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) has now stated that it will no longer annotate TN visa stamps to reflect the dates of employment requested by a TN visa petitioner. (TN visa stamps are…
  • May 30

    RNs & Others: Remember to Keep Visa Screen Valid

    RNs & Others: Remember to Keep Visa Screen Valid
    Individuals working in the U.S. under TN visa status as Registered Nurses and in other healthcare occupations require a healthcare worker certificate (visa screen). Not only is the visa screen required for initial TN visa applications,…
  • Mar 15

    Electronic Device Searches During TN Visa Application

    Electronic Device Searches During TN Visa Application
    Question: Can U.S. border officers search my cell phone or laptop when I apply for TN visa status at the border?Reply: Generally, under an exception to the Fourth Amendment's prohibition of unreasonable searches, USCBP border officers have…
Rank this Week: 131

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Federal Tort Claims Act, Injuries to Minors and Children, Land Owner Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability, and Toxic Torts. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 1

    America’s Long History of Unsafe and Deadly Drugs and Devices Sold to Women

    America’s Long History of Unsafe and Deadly Drugs and Devices Sold to Women
    Last year, Johnson & Johnson made constant headlines over their talc powder, sold for over 100 years and used by millions of women to keep undergarments and their body fresh and dry. When it was revealed that Johnson & Johnson…
  • May 16

    FDA Warns Companies Selling Products Falsely Claiming to Cure Cancer

    FDA Warns Companies Selling Products Falsely Claiming to Cure Cancer
    The FDA just issued strongly-worded letters to 14 U.S. companies that have been marketing and selling products that claim to prevent and/or treat cancer. The 14 companies sell 65 different cancer-related products that are available for…
  • May 3

    Study Finds Dental Techs at Greater Risk for Mesothelioma

    Study Finds Dental Techs at Greater Risk for Mesothelioma
    A study conducted in Italy found several mesothelioma patients had only been exposed to asbestos during the manufacturing of dental prostheses, leading researchers to conclude that dental technicians are at an increased risk of…
Rank this Week: 382

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant…

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant County, Texas

Discusses family law and divorce issues. By Dick Price.

http://dick-price.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 1

    Lessons From a Day at Court

    Lessons From a Day at Court
    I have heard innumerable people say that the one thing they want the most is to have their "day in court".  They want to spill the beans and tell the truth about everything.  They believe that they will feel better and justice will…
  • May 15

    Should I Wait or Can I Do it Now? A Short Quiz for People Going Through Divorce --Part 2

    Should I Wait or Can I Do it Now? A Short Quiz for People Going Through Divorce --Part 2
    Many temptations come up when people are facing divorce.  Many opportunities also come up then.  Depending upon timing, some things are good ideas and others are not.If you are facing divorce, or already involved in a divorce,…
  • May 1

    Should I Wait or Can I Do it Now? A Short Quiz for People Going Through Divorce --Part 1

    Should I Wait or Can I Do it Now? A Short Quiz for People Going Through Divorce --Part 1
    Many temptations come up when people are facing divorce.  Many opportunities also come up then.  Depending upon timing, some things are good ideas and others are not.If you are facing divorce, or already involved in a divorce, here…
Rank this Week: 967

New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

Covers alimony, child support, child custody, divorce and more. By the Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawblog.com/
  • Jun 1

    ‘Till Death – or Politics – Do Us Part

    ‘Till Death – or Politics – Do Us Part
    It has long been said that there are two topics of discussion to avoid if you want to maintain your relationships – religion and politics. Never has that been truer than now it seems, especially as it pertains to politics. A recent…
  • May 1

    Facing a Divorce? Take Steps to Protect Yourself and Your Children

    Facing a Divorce? Take Steps to Protect Yourself and Your Children
    Not all couples facing divorce do so amicably. Those who do usually fare better in the long-run; for those who don’t, however, a little preparation can help you avoid making serious mistakes both during the divorce process and in its…
  • Apr 3

    Discussing Your Divorce on Social Media Often Backfire

    Discussing Your Divorce on Social Media Often Backfire
    Many people today use social media to engage with family and friends, especially those they don’t get to see on a regular basis. These platforms provide an easy means for publicly sharing accomplishments and milestones, or passing along…
Rank this Week: 558

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: 969

SW Virginia law blog

SW Virginia law blog

Covers law in Southwest Virginia. By Steven Minor.

http://swvalaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 1

    On citation to unpublished orders of the Supreme Court of Virginia

    On citation to unpublished orders of the Supreme Court of Virginia
    Not too long ago, the Supreme Court of Virginia started putting its unpublished "orders" - i.e., unpublished opinions - on the courts website, and I look at those along with everything else that I can find on the website.Back in April, the…
  • May 6

    On admission to the W.D. Pa.

    On admission to the W.D. Pa.
    A little while ago, I added the Western District of Pennsylvania to the list of places where I am admitted to practice. One of the magistrate judges there clerked for Judge Williams, and so I got her to swear me in. I guess I know about 50…
  • May 2

    The one that got away

    The one that got away
    Years ago, Kurt Pomrenke and I had a case where we represented the former director of the Grayson County Department of Social Services. In that case, one of the issues was whether the local department of social services was a state agency for…
Rank this Week: 510

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
  • Jun 1

    Texas Eliminates Enterprise Risk Report Small Insurer Exemption

    Texas Eliminates Enterprise Risk Report Small Insurer Exemption
    With the adoption of new legislation supported by the Texas Department of Insurance, Texas has formally eliminated its $300 million minimum premium volume exemption from otherwise required Enterprise Risk Report filings for Texas licensed…
  • May 26

    Texas Legislature Passes Domestic Surplus Lines Insurance Company Legislation

    Texas Legislature Passes Domestic Surplus Lines Insurance Company Legislation
    The Texas Legislature has passed legislation authorizing domestic surplus lines insurance companies in Texas, which may lead to an influx of new insurance company applications for licensure and redomestication to Texas applications as insurer…
  • May 22

    Key Insurance Industry Bills Passed by Georgia Assembly in 2017 Legislative Session

    Key Insurance Industry Bills Passed by Georgia Assembly in 2017 Legislative Session
    The following are summaries some of the key legislative bills that the Georgia General Assembly adopted in its 2017 legislative regular session that affect the insurance industry. The 2017 legislative session, which ended on March 30, 2017,…
Rank this Week: 165

Lex Ferenda

Lex Ferenda

Cover cyberlaw, libraries, media and higher education. By Daithí Mac Síthigh.

http://www.lexferenda.com
  • May 31

    Ten years!

    Ten years!
    This is a post made out of notes on the first ten years of this blog (2006-2016). Most of the activity was during that first half. I’m posting it now as part of the site reboot. Some things of interest…to me, at least: In that…
  • May 31

    Rebooting lexferenda.com

    Rebooting lexferenda.com
    I’ve neglected this blog for quite a while now (and it was hardly all that active beforehand), so this is just a note of hello (and welcome back, hopefully) to readers. I’ve also updated some of the static pages at the tabs above…
  • May 29

    Note for email and RSS subscribers – changes ahead

    Note for email and RSS subscribers – changes ahead
    For the few of you who are still out there and receiving these updates – this blog will move to a new location by 1 June 2017. I think that the RSS should continue to work, but the email subscription definitely won’t. If still…
Rank this Week: 498

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal law, DUI and civil rights. By Peterson Law Offices.

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
Rank this Week: 876

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • May 31

    Gun Groups Fighting New California Gun Law

    Gun Groups Fighting New California Gun Law
    In 2015, a terrorist attack in San Bernardino left 14 people dead. The shooter used assault rifles to kill his victims. This horrific event led to a crackdown on weapons in California. However, now that new gun laws have taken effect, gun…
  • May 31

    Gun Groups Fighting New California Gun Law

    Gun Groups Fighting New California Gun Law
    In 2015, a terrorist attack in San Bernardino left 14 people dead. The shooter used assault rifles to kill his victims. This horrific event led to a crackdown on weapons in California. However, now that new gun laws have taken effect, gun…
  • May 10

    Using a Fake ID Can Lead to Your Arrest – CVC 14610

    Using a Fake ID Can Lead to Your Arrest – CVC 14610
    You might not think lying about who you are is a big deal, but you can get into trouble if you falsely identify yourself. Lying to a police officer or using a fake ID could get you arrested.
Rank this Week: 243

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • May 31

    Supreme Court Provides Relief to “Exhausted” Buyers of Printer Cartridge

    Supreme Court Provides Relief to “Exhausted” Buyers of Printer Cartridge
    The US Supreme Court has good news for people that are tired of paying high prices for printer cartridges – the fine print of the “license agreement” in the boxes that prohibits you from refilling the cartridges is no longer…
  • May 23

    Indiana’s TC Heartland Wins Patent Case in US Supreme Court

    Indiana’s TC Heartland Wins Patent Case in US Supreme Court
    TC Heartland LLC of Carmel, Indiana won a precedent-setting victory in the US Supreme Court in its patent infringement suit with Kraft Foods.  The US Supreme Court held that the term “resides” in 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b) for…
  • May 8

    Patent Office Issues 196 Patents To Indiana Citizens in April 2017

    Patent Office Issues 196 Patents To Indiana Citizens in April 2017
    The U.S. Patent Office issued the following 196 patent registrations to persons and businesses in Indiana in April 2017, based on applications filed by Indiana patent attorneys. Overhauser Law Offices, the publisher of this site, assists with…
Rank this Week: 527

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

Covers health law and nursing law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 680