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GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

Follow news related to safe roads in the Bay Area, California, and nationwide. By Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis & Larsen.

http://www.gjel.com/blog
  • Sep 13

    The complicated story behind widening Highway 1 in Santa Cruz

    The complicated story behind widening Highway 1 in Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz County is in the midst of a debate over how to relieve gridlock along Highway 1. Traffic congestion has continued to worsen in recent years along the four lane freeway, to the point that an 18 mile one-way commute to or from…
  • Sep 13

    The complicated story behind widening Highway 1 in Santa Cruz

    The complicated story behind widening Highway 1 in Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz County is in the midst of a debate over how to relieve gridlock along Highway 1. Traffic congestion has continued to worsen in recent years along the four lane freeway, to the point that an 18 mile one-way commute to or from…
  • Sep 8

    Uber’s self-driving cars come to San Francisco, sort of

    Uber’s self-driving cars come to San Francisco, sort of
    One of Uber’s self driving cars was recently spotted by SFist while being driven (the old-fashioned way) through the streets of San Francisco. You can see the car in action in the video embedded below: A video posted by Eve Batey…
Rank this Week: 726

Health Employment And Labor

Health Employment And Labor

Covers labor and employment law for the healthcare industry. By Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

http://www.healthemploymentandlabor.com/
  • Sep 13

    EEOC Releases Retaliation Guidance – Employment Law This Week

    EEOC Releases Retaliation Guidance – Employment Law This Week
    Featured on Employment Law This Week:  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued new guidance on workplace retaliation. The EEOC’s final guidance on retaliation includes concrete examples of retaliation…
  • Sep 6

    EEOC Issues Final Retaliation Guidance

    EEOC Issues Final Retaliation Guidance
    On August 29, 2016, the EEOC issued its final Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues (Guidance) to replace its 1998 Compliance Manual section on retaliation, including tips on ADA interference. The Guidance reflects the…
  • Sep 1

    Second Circuit Extends the Reach of the Cat’s Paw

    Second Circuit Extends the Reach of the Cat’s Paw
    In employment litigation, plaintiffs often rely on the “cat’s paw” doctrine to hold their employers liable for discriminatory or retaliatory animus of a supervisory employee who influenced, but did not make, the ultimate…
Rank this Week: 691

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers minimum wage and tip credit in Georgia. By Buckley Beal LLP.

http://www.overtimelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 13

    Errors in classifying workers as exempt or non-exempt may violate the FLSA

    Errors in classifying workers as exempt or non-exempt may violate the FLSA
    As companies and employers begin preparation for the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) amendments to take effect, the incidence of wage and hour lawsuits continues to rise.  Most often, this occurs when employers fail to pay their…
  • Sep 5

    Atlanta University to Implement New FLSA Rule

    Atlanta University to Implement New FLSA Rule
    A recent report from Emory University in Atlanta notes that the school is preparing to implement the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations.  These amendments increase the salary threshold that must be met before workers can be…
  • Aug 31

    When Are Workers Exempt from Overtime?

    When Are Workers Exempt from Overtime?
    As many are aware, amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will take effect this January.  One of the critical changes is the increase in the salary threshold, which will make many more workers eligible for overtime pay. By…
Rank this Week: 916

Health Plan Law

Health Plan Law

Discusses employee benefit issues for group health plans. Covers ERISA, third party administrators, insurance brokers and agent, legal planning and risk management. By Roy F. Harmon III.

http://www.healthplanlaw.com
Rank this Week: 521

On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

Covers the history of both international and domestic wine laws and developing legal issues in the wine industry. By Lindsey A. Zahn.

http://www.winelawonreserve.com
  • Sep 13

    Is There a Likelihood of Confusion Between The Beachhouse and Beach House Winery?

    Is There a Likelihood of Confusion Between The Beachhouse and Beach House Winery?
    A recent application before the United States Patent and Trademark Office sought to register the mark The Beachhouse, A Wine by Douglas Green (in standard characters) for wines in International Class 33 on the Principal Register.…
  • Sep 13

    On Reserve Exclusive Trademark Package Through 2016

    On Reserve Exclusive Trademark Package Through 2016
    On  Reserve is excited to announce an exclusive trademark package through Lehrman Beverage Law, PLLC. The package will extend to new clients and trademark registrations through the end of 2016. For more information, please contact us at…
  • Sep 13

    Is There a Likelihood of Confusion between AMERICANA and OLD AMERICANA for Alcohol Beverages?

    Is There a Likelihood of Confusion between AMERICANA and OLD AMERICANA for Alcohol Beverages?
    A recent application before the United States Patent and Trademark Office sought to register the mark Old Americana (in standard characters) for alcoholic beverage except beers in International Class 33. See In re Luca Mariano…
Rank this Week: 490

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
Rank this Week: 400

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 12

    NJICLE Kickoff Classic

    NJICLE Kickoff Classic
    I am honored to be speaking at the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education's upcoming "Kickoff Classic" on September 24. The classic will focus on sports law controversies and CLE credit will be available. This link has the key…
  • Sep 3

    Third-Party Funding for Future PASPA Challenges?

    Third-Party Funding for Future PASPA Challenges?
    In an article penned for Deadspin earlier this week, I laid out an accelerated timeline for legalizing sports betting nationally. The most accelerated path, as I explained in the piece, would be through future court challenges lodged by…
  • Aug 30

    Colin Kaepernick

    Colin Kaepernick
    I do not have much to say about NFL (non-starting) quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to not stand for the national anthem, since those who read this space know that I support his right to do this, without equivocation. I am heartened…
Rank this Week: 476

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    How Much Discretion Does My Successor Trustee Have?

    How Much Discretion Does My Successor Trustee Have?
    A revocable living trust allows you to maintain control over your property during your lifetime. Although you transfer the title of your property to a trustee, that trustee can be you, and more importantly, you are free to add or remove…
  • Sep 11

    How Does Probate Work in California?

    How Does Probate Work in California?
    When a person dies, some or all of their property is disposed of through a legal process known as probate. If the deceased left a valid last will and testament, that document appoints a person to oversee the probate estate—a personal…
  • Sep 10

    How Does a “Transfer on Death” Work for Securities?

    How Does a “Transfer on Death” Work for Securities?
    There are a number of estate planning methods to transfer assets outside of the normal probate process. For instance, the California Uniform TOD Security Registration Act allows the owner of securities, such as corporate stocks, to designate…
Rank this Week: 349

Oakland Personal Injury Lawyer…

Oakland Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office Of Thomas G. Lewellyn.

http://www.oaklandpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Car slides into the Russian River- What is the State of California’s responsibility?

    Car slides into the Russian River- What is the State of California’s responsibility?
    A friend of mine posted a story on Facebook about a tragic accident that occurred in the Russian River area.  The post caught my attention because my friend who has a summer home near there is personally aware of several other similar…
  • Sep 8

    Defective Takata Airbags, Your Safety, California Personal Injury Product Liability laws, and You

    Defective Takata Airbags, Your Safety, California Personal Injury Product Liability laws, and You
    The New York Times published a disturbing tale of the automotive industry and how once again, corporate profits were placed above public safety.  According to the article, the auto industry knew 20 years ago of the safety risks inherent…
  • Aug 18

    Is the right to a jury trial vanishing in California?

    Is the right to a jury trial vanishing in California?
    When asked the question whether there are more or less personal injury cases tried now as compared to ten years ago, most people will answer that there are more.  Insurance companies, large corporations, and some politicians have…
Rank this Week: 255

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 121

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice issues related to minors and children, including child safety, crimes against children, as well as medical care and health issues. By David A. Wolf.

http://www.floridachildinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 90

AttorneySync Blog

AttorneySync Blog

Covers legal marketing strategies.

http://www.attorneysync.com/blog/
  • Sep 12

    Local Search Click-Through Rate

    Local Search Click-Through Rate
    For many local business search queries, Google serves results that include a combination of AdWords listings, local pack listings, and traditional organic listings. For example, here’s a search on the phrase bankruptcy attorneys: To…
  • Jun 27

    On Expensive AdWords Legal Keyword

    On Expensive AdWords Legal Keyword
    The most expensive AdWords legal keywords in the US usually aren’t as high as reported. Headlines purporting astronomical cost-per-clicks make for great “internet bait.” For example, when ClickZ’s Chris Lake published…
  • Jun 22

    Local Search Ads 2.0 for Law firm

    Local Search Ads 2.0 for Law firm
    Most local search folks have long-anticipated the arrival of paid ads in Google’s local pack results. At SMX Advanced (#SMXLocal), Google finally announced that the local pack will be getting AdWords ads. Imprezzio Marketing’s…
Rank this Week: 934

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Sep 12

    Lawsuit Alleges Patient Death Due to Improper Wheelchair Transfer

    Lawsuit Alleges Patient Death Due to Improper Wheelchair Transfer
    When nursing care center staff members are worn thin due to limited resources and understaffing, it is very likely that they will make mistakes which have serious consequences. Regardless of their intentions, it is important that the people…
  • Aug 31

    Illinois Nursing Complaint Anonymity Bill Threatens Patients’ Right

    Illinois Nursing Complaint Anonymity Bill Threatens Patients’ Right
    When nursing abuse victims fear for their safety due to threats and repeated abuse; their anonymity can be the difference between reporting their plight to authorities and choosing to suffer in silence. Illinois has indicated in the past that…
  • Jul 18

    Judge Goes Above and Beyond in Sentencing Nursing Home Rapist

    Judge Goes Above and Beyond in Sentencing Nursing Home Rapist
    Many sexual assault cases against the elderly go unreported, especially when the victim suffers medical conditions such as confusion, memory loss or difficulty in communicating. In many cases, the perpetrator tricks, coerces or manipulates…
Rank this Week: 322

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/
  • Sep 12

    Gym Injury and Illinois’ Premises Liability Classification

    Gym Injury and Illinois’ Premises Liability Classification
    As with most of us, you probably want to look and feel healthy; you probably also want to look fit. Exercising in a gym becomes essential in such a pursuit. Yet, this does not come free of risks. For example, if you are an avid gym goer, then…
  • Sep 5

    Drowning and Premises Liability

    Drowning and Premises Liability
    We are in the midst of the dog days of the summer and the weather is scorching. During these conditions, many of us enjoy swimming, or just cooling off in the water. If you are one of these people, you must do so with caution. The Centers for…
  • Sep 2

    Dog Bites and Compensation in Illinoi

    Dog Bites and Compensation in Illinoi
    There are a lot of dog owners nowadays. In fact, the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) reports that there are around 77.8 million dogs owned as pets in the United States. The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) further found…
Rank this Week: 451

Canadian Securities Law Online

Canadian Securities Law Online

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

http://www.canadiansecuritieslaw.com/
  • Sep 12

    New TSX dividend reinvestment plan rules adopted

    New TSX dividend reinvestment plan rules adopted
    The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has adopted amendments to the TSX Company Manual (the Manual) intended to provide a complete set of standards and practices (the DRIP Rules) for dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs). The amendments follow the…
  • Aug 19

    Rights offering amendments for TSXV issuer

    Rights offering amendments for TSXV issuer
    Amendments to TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) Policy 4.5 – Rights Offerings are now in effect reflecting guidance released by the TSXV earlier this year following the adoption by the Canadian Securities Administrators (the CSA) of…
  • Aug 19

    T+2 settlement prompts proposed amendments to NI 24-101 and publication of consultation paper

    T+2 settlement prompts proposed amendments to NI 24-101 and publication of consultation paper
    The migration to a standard T+2 settlement cycle on September 5, 2017 is part of the impetus for amendments proposed by the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) to National Instrument 24-101 Institutional Trade Matching and Settlement (NI…
Rank this Week: 391

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Covers broker and realtor issues, construction and development, landords and tenants, and real estate taxation. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz.

http://www.ohiorelaw.com/
  • Sep 12

    If the Form Does Not Fit, You Must Alter It- (#5)

    If the Form Does Not Fit, You Must Alter It- (#5)
    As discussed in other articles for this Blog, under the heading, “If the Form Does Not Fit You Must Alter It,” the real estate attorney’s optimal role can be analogized to that of a department store tailor. Sometimes,…
  • Aug 29

    Are Oral Modifications of Written Leases Enforceable in Ohio?

    Are Oral Modifications of Written Leases Enforceable in Ohio?
    As you may know, as a general rule, commercial leases of real property in Ohio must be in writing to be enforceable. Ohio’s “Statute of Frauds” (ORC Section 1335.04) with respect to leases provides in pertinent part that…
  • Aug 22

    As With Many Things in Life, Timing is Everything.

    As With Many Things in Life, Timing is Everything.
    If I had to pick one issue that perpetually appears in term sheets and letters of intent negotiated by clients on real estate purchases, it is the issue of timing. In short, the self-imposed deadlines agreed to by the parties are often…
Rank this Week: 198

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers catastrophic injuries and accidents in Florida. By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.keywestinjurylawyerblog.com
  • Sep 12

    Legal Tip #5 – How Florida’s Comparative Fault System Affects Your Recovery

    Legal Tip #5 – How Florida’s Comparative Fault System Affects Your Recovery
    At Leesfield Scolaro, P.A., we get this question a lot: I was injured by more than one person/corporation. Who is responsible for compensating me? In long-ago passing Fla. Stat. § 768.81, Florida has adopted what is known as a…
  • Mar 17

    Leesfield Scolaro - Key West Event

    Leesfield Scolaro - Key West Event
    On March 10, 2016, Leesfield Scolaro co-sponsored the Monroe County Bar Association luncheon honoring Appellate Judge Ed Scales. The overflow luncheon crowd warmly received Judge Scales' analysis of recent appellate decisions. This event,…
  • Mar 17

    Leesfield Scolaro – Key West Event

    Leesfield Scolaro – Key West Event
    On March 10, 2016, Leesfield Scolaro co-sponsored the Monroe County Bar Association luncheon honoring Appellate Judge Ed Scales. The overflow luncheon crowd warmly received Judge Scales’ analysis of recent appellate decisions. This…
Rank this Week: 979

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    Texting While Driving: R U a Real Idiot? Part Two of Two

    Texting While Driving: R U a Real Idiot? Part Two of Two
    In my previous post on this subject, I wrote about how bad the incidence of texting and driving has become– as well as cell phone use when driving – in Massachusetts and New England.  Here I’ll discuss what’s…
  • Sep 2

    Texting While Driving: R U a Real Idiot?

    Texting While Driving: R U a Real Idiot?
    So many times when driving around, I ask myself, ”What is wrong with people these days?  Are they just plain stupid, homicidal or suicidal?”  I’m referring, of course, to the widespread and outrageously growing…
  • Aug 25

    Shoplifting and Self-Serve Checkouts: A Bad Combination?

    Shoplifting and Self-Serve Checkouts: A Bad Combination?
    As everyone knows, self-serve checkout stations at supermarkets continues to grow exponentially, even at retail store outlets that aren’t purely supermarkets like Stop & Shop, Star Markets or Shaw’s.  Personally, I…
Rank this Week: 919

Beyond Structured Settlements

Beyond Structured Settlements

Covers 468B settlement funds, factoring, medicare set-aside arrangements, settlement planning, special needs trusts and structured settlements. By Patrick Hindert.

http://s2kmblog.typepad.com/rethinking_structured_set/
  • Sep 11

    S2P2J Release 60

    S2P2J Release 60
    The United States structured settlement market has been in existence for almost 40 years and continues to expand its scope, complexity and importance within the context of personal injury settlement planning. Since it was first published in…
  • Jun 25

    PFAC 2016 Annual Conference

    PFAC 2016 Annual Conference
    Fiduciary standards, as they relate to product suitability specifically, and to business practices generally, can be expected to become more significant factors in product sales for the traditional structured settlement market as it continues…
  • May 18

    S2P2J Release 59

    S2P2J Release 59
    Despite historically low interest rates and negative PR (most recently this Washington Post Editorial) resulting from the unconscionable business practices of some secondary market companies, the primary structured settlement market continues…
Rank this Week: 218

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, truck accidents, and personal injury law in Illinois. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    Avoid these Common Causes of Car Accident

    Avoid these Common Causes of Car Accident
    As you probably already know, there are a lot of car accidents here in Illinois. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were 76,352 crashes reported in 2012 for which damage to any one person’s property totaled…
  • Sep 6

    Texting While Driving in Illinoi

    Texting While Driving in Illinoi
    Earlier this month, two individuals were driving northbound on Fosterburg Road in Alton, Illinois. During their commute, an oncoming southbound vehicle drifted into their lane, hitting them head on. Witnesses say that the at-fault driver was…
  • Aug 31

    Partial Fault for a Car Accident and Compensation

    Partial Fault for a Car Accident and Compensation
    Picture this: you are driving along the road when you are suddenly involved in an auto accident, a horrible one. Suppose you incur a lot of medical expense and miss work for several weeks. The damages are extravagant. Now suppose the court…
Rank this Week: 849

México Debe Salir Adelante

México Debe Salir Adelante

José Manuel Gómez Porchini. Notas jurídicas: propuestas y comentarios. Artículos de opinión, de Seguridad Social, de interés general y de actualidad. Temas para reflexionar en la vida y mucho más. Análisis de problemas sociales y jurídicos.

http://mexicodebesaliradelante.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 10

    Frente al terrorismo social, la posibilidad de salir adelante.

    Frente al terrorismo social, la posibilidad de salir adelante.
    José Manuel Gómez Porchini / México debe salir adelantejmgomezporchini@gmail.com/     http://mexicodebesaliradelante.blogspot.com Hoy encontré una expresión que no había…
  • Sep 2

    México merece un mejor sistema de pensiones. Ya está disponible y a la orden.

    México merece un mejor sistema de pensiones. Ya está disponible y a la orden.
    José Manuel Gómez Porchini / México debe salir adelantejmgomezporchini@gmail.com/     http://mexicodebesaliradelante.blogspot.com El pasado martes 30 de agosto de 2016, aparece en La Jornada la nota de…
  • Jul 31

    La teoría del taquero

    La teoría del taquero
    José Manuel Gómez Porchini / México debe salir adelantejmgomezporchini@gmail.com/     http://mexicodebesaliradelante.blogspot.com La gente de México es reconocida por su capacidad de…
Rank this Week: 302

San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

Covers workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. By Arkady Itkin.

http://www.sanfranciscoemploymentlawfirm.com/
  • Sep 10

    Can You Be Fired While On Disability Leave?

    Can You Be Fired While On Disability Leave?
    One common question employees ask is whether they can be fired while on disability leave and whether that would be legal. The reality is that an employer can choose to fire you at any time for any reason, and nothing can physically stop them…
  • Aug 28

    What FMLA Protection Does And Does Not Mean

    What FMLA Protection Does And Does Not Mean
    Many employees (and employers) misunderstand what FMLA protection means. They assume that this protection provides them with a certain immunity from being terminated – i.e. that they cannot be terminated while on FMLA leave no…
  • Jul 17

    Top 6 Things Employers Do Which Are Not Illegal

    Top 6 Things Employers Do Which Are Not Illegal
    The following is is a list of things that employers often do, which might seem unfair or hurtful, but generally not illegal (in the absence of specific evidence of discrimination or unlawful retaliation) in an at-will employment setting: (1)…
Rank this Week: 819

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

Covers New Jersey family law. By Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 9

    What not to say to your kids in a divorce.

    What not to say to your kids in a divorce.
    As a family lawyer who deals with custody issues, I often remember Keanu Reeve’s line in the 1989 movie, Parenthood:  “You know, Mrs. Buckman, you need a license to buy a dog, or drive a car. H(eck), you need a license to…
  • Sep 9

    What not to say to your kids in a divorce.

    What not to say to your kids in a divorce.
    As a family lawyer who deals with custody issues, I often remember Keanu Reeve’s line in the 1989 movie, Parenthood:  “You know, Mrs. Buckman, you need a license to buy a dog, or drive a car. H(eck), you need a license to…
  • Sep 6

    Judge Jones Weighs In on Pendente Lite Alimony Under the Amended Statute: The Case of Malik v. Malik

    Judge Jones Weighs In on Pendente Lite Alimony Under the Amended Statute: The Case of Malik v. Malik
    You have one household barely scraping by. You have two incomes, but the bills still pile up. From month to month, you pinch pennies, cut coupons and budget. Now take that household, double the expenses, and cut the income in half. Good luck.…
Rank this Week: 741

Business Law Post

Business Law Post

Covers corporate law, securities law, intellectual property, and social entrepreneurship. By Arina Shulga.

http://www.businesslawpost.com
  • Sep 9

    Title III Crowdfunding Update

    Title III Crowdfunding Update
    I recently listened to a webinar regarding equity crowdfunding by the Angel Capital Association.  It was very informative, and I decided to share with you some insights.  You can listen to the full webinar here.  Here are their…
  • Aug 25

    Regulation Crowdfunding: Are You the Right Candidate for It?

    Regulation Crowdfunding: Are You the Right Candidate for It?
    As you all probably already know, in 2015 the Securities and Exchange Commission (or the SEC) adopted Regulation Crowdfunding to implement Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act.  The Regulation Crowdfunding (or…
  • Mar 8

    Electronic Signatures: OK to Use?

    Electronic Signatures: OK to Use?
    This blog post focuses on the use and validity of electronic signatures. We will first investigate what constitutes an "electronic signature", we will then discuss the validity and enforceability of electronic signatures, and finally, we will…
Rank this Week: 253

Broke and Broker

Broke and Broker

Covers the Wall Street docket of criminal, civil, regulatory, and arbitration cases. By Bill Singer.

http://brokeandbroker.com/index.php
  • Sep 9

    BrokeAndBroker.com by Bill Singer WEEK IN REVIEW

    BrokeAndBroker.com by Bill Singer WEEK IN REVIEW
    SEC Says Independence Compromised By Auditor And Client FriendshipWhen does a relationship between an auditor and the audit client become too close so as to cross over the line from merely a "close personal relationship" and wind up in the…
  • Sep 9

    SEC Says Independence Compromised By Auditor And Client Friendship

    SEC Says Independence Compromised By Auditor And Client Friendship
    When does a relationship between an auditor and the audit client become too close so as to cross over the line from merely a "close personal relationship" and wind up in the land of "compromising?" A recent Securities and Exchange Commission…
  • Sep 9

    Stockbroker Slips Off Plymouth Rock Movie Studio Deal

    Stockbroker Slips Off Plymouth Rock Movie Studio Deal
    In today's BrokeAndBroker.com Blog, publisher Bill Singer, Esq. makes it clear that FINRA got its man dead to rights. FINRA's Private Securities Transaction Rule requires prior written notice, and that notice did not seem to have been…
Rank this Week: 97

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • Sep 9

    When Does the Statute of Limitations Toll on Gift Tax Returns?

    When Does the Statute of Limitations Toll on Gift Tax Returns?
    Many people are unfamiliar with the requirements to report gifts on a United States Federal Gift Tax Return Form 709. In this column, I thought that I’d shed some light on the topic, particularly with hard-to-value assets.  …
  • Sep 2

    IRS Limits Family Partnership Discount

    IRS Limits Family Partnership Discount
    A staple of advanced estate planning techniques has been the creation of family-owned entities, usually in the form of family partnerships, LLCs or corporations. The estate planning attorney will suggest that the client place certain assets…
  • Aug 26

    Same Sex Couples Estate Planning

    Same Sex Couples Estate Planning
    The last few years have brought several favorable developments for same sex couples in the tax and estate planning arenas. The Supreme Court ruled in the Windsor case a couple of years ago that same sex couples were entitled to the same…
Rank this Week: 93

Probate Litigation Attorney Blog

Probate Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers wills & trusts, probate and conservatorships. By Ginzburg & Bronshteyn LLP.

http://www.losangelesprobatelitigationattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 8

    San Diego Superior Probate Court Judge Julia C. Kelety Restored Conservatee’s Right to Vote

    San Diego Superior Probate Court Judge Julia C. Kelety Restored Conservatee’s Right to Vote
    Citing a new California law that strengthened the voting rights of people with developmental disabilities, the Judge Kelety, of the San Diego Superior Court, said the injured man, David Rector, may not be barred from the voting booth.…
  • Jul 9

    Role of Probate PVP Counsel

    Role of Probate PVP Counsel
    On June 21, 2016, Trust and Wills Attorney Yasha Bronshteyn attended the Beverly Hills Bar Association -Trust and Wills Section Presentation at Lawry’s of Beverly Hills to address the role of Probate Volunteer Panel counsel in…
  • May 29

    Estate Planning & Probate luncheon with Judge Glen Reiser, Ventura County Probate Judge

    Estate Planning & Probate luncheon with Judge Glen Reiser, Ventura County Probate Judge
    On May 26, 2016, the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Ventura County Bar Association was fortunate to have Judge Glen M. Reiser, presiding probate judge, present a State of the Probate Court address at the Wedgewood Ventura. …
Rank this Week: 415

Tennessee Defense Litigation

Tennessee Defense Litigation

Covers civil defense litigation issues in Tennesee.

http://www.tennesseedefenselitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 412

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Sep 8

    Lindsay Lohan’s Right of publicity lawsuit regarding “Grand Theft Auto V” dismissed

    Lindsay Lohan’s Right of publicity lawsuit regarding “Grand Theft Auto V” dismissed
    Recently a lawsuit brought by Lindsay Lohan against the makers of the “Grand Theft Auto V” video game was dismissed.[1] Lindsay Lohan, along with Karen Gravano of the show “Mob Wives,” each brought lawsuits against the…
  • Sep 5

    Client Spotlight: Stichiz

    Client Spotlight: Stichiz
    As I’ve mentioned in my previous spotlight post, Santucci Priore, P.L. have the privilege to represent a veritable cornucopia of clients. By far and wide, one of our most charming and talented is hip hop artist and femcee, Stichiz.…
  • Sep 1

    The debate over “Patent Trolls” revisited

    The debate over “Patent Trolls” revisited
    The debate regarding what to do about “Patent Trolls” has lately been gaining steam and has been brought to the public attention in various ways. The term “Patent Trolls” usually refers to a person or company that…
Rank this Week: 163

The Appellate Strategist

The Appellate Strategist

Covers appellate issues, trial consultations and evaluating appeals. By Sedgwick LLP.

http://www.appellatestrategist.com
Rank this Week: 839

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

Covers ERISA, insurance coverage, and insurance bad faith. By Stephen Rosenberg.

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
  • Sep 8

    Singing the Praises of ESOP

    Singing the Praises of ESOP
    I do a lot of litigation related to ESOPs, sometimes for them, and sometimes against them. One thing I have learned for sure over the years is that the well-run ESOPs, where everything is aboveboard and the fiduciaries are clearly acting…
  • Aug 30

    The Ninth Circuit Deems the Compensation of Outside Medical Reviewers Relevant in LTD Litigation, in Demer v MetLife

    The Ninth Circuit Deems the Compensation of Outside Medical Reviewers Relevant in LTD Litigation, in Demer v MetLife
    So the other particularly fascinating item – to me, anyway – that popped up in my twitter feed while I was on vacation was this important decision by the Ninth Circuit, Demer v. IBM and MetLife, addressing whether (and, if so,…
  • Aug 30

    ACI's Forum on Minimizing Legal Risks in Executive Compensation

    ACI's Forum on Minimizing Legal Risks in Executive Compensation
    Another one of the things I fell behind on during vacation was passing along a special offer if you would like to attend the American Conference Institute’s November conference in New York on Executive Compensation, where I will be…
Rank this Week: 553

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Sep 8

    6 Steps Toward Friendship With Your Ex After Divorce

    6 Steps Toward Friendship With Your Ex After Divorce
    The heartbreak of a breakup, separation or divorce can shatter your world with such intensity that it feels as if you’re the only who has ever experienced such unbearable pain. If children are involved, not only did your heart break,…
  • Aug 23

    New Law on Date of Separation

    New Law on Date of Separation
    In the Summer of 2015 the California Supreme Court released its opinion in the Marriage of Davis case. In that case the Court took the traditional test for date of separation, i.e., state of mind that the marriage was irretrievably broken…
  • Aug 16

    John Harding selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 in the field of Family Law.

    John Harding selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 in the field of Family Law.
    Harding & Associates Family Law proudly announces that John Harding has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 in the field of Family Law. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has…
Rank this Week: 821

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/
  • Sep 8

    PennLive Nursing Home Investigation

    PennLive Nursing Home Investigation
    "When our state's seniors and families make the decision to enter a nursing home, they are placing a life in those homes administrators' hands," said Casey in a statement. "If even one life is lost due to the negligence of these facilities,…
  • Aug 5

    Audit on PA Nursing Homes/PA Dept. of Health

    Audit on PA Nursing Homes/PA Dept. of Health
    A 91-page audit was recently released by Auditor General Eugene DePasquale regarding the need for Pennsylvania’s Department of Health to buckle down on enforcement in nursing homes. The audit, as reported by abc27, involved 13 findings…
  • Jan 30

    PA Deptartment of Health Cracks Down on Nursing Home Penaltie

    PA Deptartment of Health Cracks Down on Nursing Home Penaltie
    The Pennsylvania Department of Health has significantly buckled down on its penalty enforcement for nursing home violations over the last year after enduring much criticism. The department released data showing that from July to December of…
Rank this Week: 366

Indiana Consumer Lawyer Blog

Indiana Consumer Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile fraud, credit reporting, identity theft and lemon law. By Robert Duff.

http://www.indianaconsumerlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Indiana Consumer Sues Sottile & Barile, LLC for FDCPA Violation

    Indiana Consumer Sues Sottile & Barile, LLC for FDCPA Violation
    PRESS RELEASE Indiana Consumer Law Group/The Law Office of Robert E. Duff announces the recent filing of a lawsuit against the Ohio law firm Sottile & Barile, LLC.  The lawsuit, which has been filed in the United States District…
  • May 28

    Jury Finds Hubler Dealership Committed Fraud

    Jury Finds Hubler Dealership Committed Fraud
    PRESS RELEASE Indiana Consumer Law Group/The Law Office of Robert E. Duff announces a jury verdict in favor of the firm’s client, Heather N. Kesling.  Ms. Kesling purchased an inexpensive car for $2098 from Hubler Auto Outlet and…
  • May 28

    Jury Finds Hubler Dealership Committed Fraud

    Jury Finds Hubler Dealership Committed Fraud
    PRESS RELEASE Indiana Consumer Law Group/The Law Office of Robert E. Duff announces a jury verdict in favor of the firm’s client, Heather N. Kesling.  Ms. Kesling purchased an inexpensive car for $2098 from Hubler Auto Outlet and…
Rank this Week: 364

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Fears | Nachawati Represents Tornado Victims Suing Over Their Demolished Home

    Fears | Nachawati Represents Tornado Victims Suing Over Their Demolished Home
    Fears | Nachawati represents the victimized homeowners against Nabors, a demolition company that recklessly tore down the wrong home after the Rowlett tornado. We will hold the company accountable after its refusal to right the wrong. See…
  • Sep 1

    Fears Nachawati Partner to Serve as Mentor to Law School Student

    Fears Nachawati Partner to Serve as Mentor to Law School Student
    Fears Nachawati Law Firm is pleased to announce that founding partner Majed Nachawati has taken a position as a Mentor in the Louis A. Bedford, Jr. Mentorship Program at the University of North Texas Dallas College of Law. The mentorship…
  • Aug 25

    Fears Nachawati Takes on Texas Wrongful Death Case

    Fears Nachawati Takes on Texas Wrongful Death Case
    On August 3, 2016, a Texarkana man was tragically killed in Sabine County, Texas as a result of a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer and an unoccupied vehicle. Jerry Lee Woods, 58, was the driver of a 2006 tractor trailer…
Rank this Week: 152

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: 594

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Thomas & Pearl.

http://thomasandpearl.com/blog/
  • Sep 7

    Preparing for a Tropical Storm or Hurricane

    Preparing for a Tropical Storm or Hurricane
      If you have ever wondered how someone gets caught in the middle of a hurricane, it might well be worth your time to read the blog entry from a Cedar Key resident who did just that with Hurricane Hermine. Pat Bonish relates the story of…
  • Aug 22

    Back to School Time & A Deadly Threat

    Back to School Time & A Deadly Threat
    As our Florida kids go back to school, beware lethal distractions. Back to school time is exciting—but it is also dangerous, especially for children walking to school.  More than 309 child pedestrians died in 2014, and more than…
  • Aug 11

    New Car Model Time and Safety Concern

    New Car Model Time and Safety Concern
    Ahhh!  Late summer, and the new car models are rolling into the lots.  There’s not only the excitement of what is brand new in the car world, but also the chance to get a great deal on the current year models still left in…
Rank this Week: 455

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for retail employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.retaillaborandemploymentlaw.com/
  • Sep 7

    Holy Guacamole! An Employee’s Disparaging and Misleading Tweets May Be Protected Under the NLRA

    Holy Guacamole! An Employee’s Disparaging and Misleading Tweets May Be Protected Under the NLRA
    Retail employers dismayed by employees publicly airing workplace grievances in disparaging social media posts must think twice before taking disciplinary action.  On August 18, 2016, the National Labor Relations Board…
  • Sep 1

    Second Circuit Extends the Reach of the Cat’s Paw

    Second Circuit Extends the Reach of the Cat’s Paw
    In employment litigation, plaintiffs often rely on the “cat’s paw” doctrine to hold their employers liable for discriminatory or retaliatory animus of a supervisory employee who influenced, but did not make, the ultimate…
  • Aug 16

    Union Organizing Gets a Boost from New York City “Labor Peace” Executive Order

    Union Organizing Gets a Boost from New York City “Labor Peace” Executive Order
    A new Act Now Advisory will be of interest to many of our readers in the retail industry: “Union Organizing at Retail and Food Service Businesses Gets Boost from New York City ‘Labor Peace’ Executive Order,” by…
Rank this Week: 572

American Academy of Estate…

American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys Blog

Provides legal marketing and estate planning legal updates.

http://www.aaepa.com/articles/
  • Sep 7

    Prepare for Proposed 2704 Regulations, Valid or Not

    Prepare for Proposed 2704 Regulations, Valid or Not
    In early August, the IRS issued Proposed Regulations for section 2704. The Treasury Department has been trying to fix what it considers loopholes in that statute since at least 2009. It has sought legislative changes to section 2704 to…
  • Sep 5

    Feedback Is A Two Way Street

    Feedback Is A Two Way Street
    Modern law firms recognize the power of constructive feedback. It helps staff get and stay on track, which can be very motivating, resulting in increased satisfaction and productivity. I’ve previously shared best practices for giving…
  • Sep 2

    All About That Boot Camp

    All About That Boot Camp
    Is our next Boot Camp for you? Mark your calendar and join us next Wednesday to find out! On September 7th at 2pm PT / 5pm ET, the Academy founders, COO, some of our Members, and Kathryn Adams will all join you for a webinar that we like to…
Rank this Week: 791

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Sep 6

    Text of ICAO Draft Emissions Agreement Available

    Text of ICAO Draft Emissions Agreement Available
    ICAO has released the latest draft text of its forthcoming global market-based mechanism for addressing greenhouse gas emissions from international air transport. The plan, which is now being referred to as the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction…
  • Aug 29

    ICAO Council Approves Draft Emissions Agreement

    ICAO Council Approves Draft Emissions Agreement
    The ICAO Council has reportedly signed off on a draft of the climate change mitigation plan the organization intends to submit to the upcoming 2016 Assembly. Full details of the plan have not been made public, and are reportedly still...
  • Aug 29

    Part 107, New U.S. Small UAS Rule, Now in Effect

    Part 107, New U.S. Small UAS Rule, Now in Effect
    The FAA's new rule, known as Part 107, permitting small UAS use under specified conditions took effect today. The final rule was announced in June. Testing centers are now open for operators to begin the process of applying for a...
Rank this Week: 480

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Sep 6

    Injury on Carnival Cruise – What To Do Next?

    Injury on Carnival Cruise – What To Do Next?
    A common statement we hear from injured passengers is, “I don’t know what to do next.” This usually follows a description of an incident or accident that a passenger (or crewmember) has suffered while traveling on a cruise…
  • Sep 6

    Anthem of the Seas Royal Caribbean Experiences Rough Sea

    Anthem of the Seas Royal Caribbean Experiences Rough Sea
    Reports from CruiseHive.com from yesterday (Labor Day 2016) showed video images from Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas cruise ship dealing with “extremely rough sea conditions.” Apparently the boat was traveling in 90+…
  • Sep 6

    Listing at 30 Degrees, Carnival Legend “Freaks Out” Passenger

    Listing at 30 Degrees, Carnival Legend “Freaks Out” Passenger
    The Times Colonist reports that the Carnival Legend cruise ship, cruising near Victoria, British Columbia listed near 30 degrees when one of its four engines failed on Sept. 5. At the paper reports, passengers were “freaked out”…
Rank this Week: 414

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Sep 6

    Men’s Divorce Podcast: Co-Parenting Tip

    Men’s Divorce Podcast: Co-Parenting Tip
    Each month, Dads Divorce sponsor Cordell & Cordell produces the Men’s Divorce Podcast, which features interviews with authors, politicians and other divorce professionals on issues fathers frequently face during the divorce process.…
  • Sep 4

    Does Alimony End Upon Cohabitation?

    Does Alimony End Upon Cohabitation?
    Question: How is alimony affected by cohabitation? I have evidence to prove my ex is living with another man, but they are not married.  Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state and am unable to give you legal…
  • Sep 2

    How To Stop The Harassing Ex

    How To Stop The Harassing Ex
    Question: Is there anything I can do to stop my ex-wife from harassing me? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state and am unable to give you legal advice, I can give you some general observations on this issue based…
Rank this Week: 585

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 6

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for August 2016

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for August 2016
    Here are the latest annotations to be added to Quickscribe 2.0:  Paul Wilson, Fasken Martineau LLP -- Petroleum And Natural Gas Act, Petroleum And Natural Gas Act Regulation Stan Rule, Sabey Rule LLP -- WESA Richard Bereti,…
  • Aug 3

    Quickscribe Annotation Update for July 2016

    Quickscribe Annotation Update for July 2016
    Just one new Quickscribe 2.0 annotation to share for July: Paul Wilson, Fasken Martineau LLP – Petroleum And Natural Gas ActGrab your free trial of Quickscribe 2.0 today -- it's an easy and effective way to research, track and…
  • Jul 5

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for June 2016

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for June 2016
    Just a short update to highlight the legislation that received new annotations on Quickscribe 2.0 in June:Health Professions Act -- OnPoint Legal Research Corporation Community Charter  -- Michael Hargraves, Stewart McDannold…
Rank this Week: 848

Practical Academic

Practical Academic

Covers the developments in arbitration and contract law in India and elsewhere.

http://www.practicalacademic.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 6

    Sasan Power v North American Coal: Part I

    Sasan Power v North American Coal: Part I
    Many initial news reports about Sasan Power Ltd. v. North American Coal Corporation India Private Limited said that Supreme Court allowed Indian parties to contract out Indian law or that Indian parties could agree to a foreign seat. Later…
  • Jun 29

    Prejuding a Dispute in a Section 11 Related Proceeding? A Case Comment

    Prejuding a Dispute in a Section 11 Related Proceeding? A Case Comment
    It was expected that the Supreme Court would pass several judgements on the first day of the Court after the vacations (29.06.2016). The Supreme Court did pass several decisions and twenty three of them have been uploaded onto the…
  • Jun 5

    Part III: Applicability of the 2015 Arbitration Amendment Act to Arbitration Related Court Proceedings: The Lok Sabha Debate

    Part III: Applicability of the 2015 Arbitration Amendment Act to Arbitration Related Court Proceedings: The Lok Sabha Debate
    We had done three posts on the retrospective operation of the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2015:a) The blog post titled “Applicability of the 2015 Arbitration Amendment Act to Arbitration Related Court Proceedings: Part…
Rank this Week: 621

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Sep 6

    The Cleveland Law Library's Open House is This Friday, 9/9/16-Special Noon Program on 'Green' Working and Living

    The Cleveland Law Library's Open House is This Friday, 9/9/16-Special Noon Program on 'Green' Working and Living
    The Cleveland Law Library is hosting its annual Open House this Friday from 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Staff will provide tours of our facility and provide information about our services, collections and databases. Everyone who stops by will have a…
  • Aug 25

    Librarians are the "Human Google"

    Librarians are the "Human Google"
    A recent article and video from CBS News calls librarians at the New York Public Library the "human Google." The article points out that librarians are still a trusted source for finding accurate information, and they use both both private...
  • Jul 22

    Bookmyne - The CLEVNET Catalog App is now available at the Law Library

    Bookmyne - The CLEVNET Catalog App is now available at the Law Library
    The Cleveland Law Library catalog is now available for your mobile devices via BookMyne. For more information or to install the app, follow this link: https://www.clevnet.org/bookmyne
Rank this Week: 341