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Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Stay Safe While Playing PokemonGo

    Stay Safe While Playing PokemonGo
    Many South Florida police departments have issued safety tips about PokemonGo, the popular game which allows players to play interactively and “in the real world” by using phones and other mobile devices. The popularity of the…
  • Aug 24

    Help Your Children Avoid Injury During This Upcoming School Year

    Help Your Children Avoid Injury During This Upcoming School Year
    The school year is almost beginning and for some children the school year will start within a matter of days. Most children spend much of their school year in the classroom and on the playground, and while schools usually do everything…
  • Aug 4

    Keep Your College-Age Children Safe from Fire Injuries and Burn

    Keep Your College-Age Children Safe from Fire Injuries and Burn
    If your children are off to college this year, do they have everything they need to have not only a perfect school year but also safe one? Many students and parents aren’t thinking about fire safety when they pack up the car for the…
Rank this Week: 664

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Covers Illinois estate planning, real estate and trusts. By Wilson & Wilson.

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Tax Tips for Long-Term Care

    Tax Tips for Long-Term Care
    Long-term care can be very expensive, but many long-term care expenses can be deducted from your taxes. In a decision by the U.S. Tax Court, it ruled that payments to non-medical caregivers are still deductible as medical expenses. In Estate…
  • Aug 6

    ABLE Accounts for Special Needs Planning

    ABLE Accounts for Special Needs Planning
    A tremendous breakthrough in Special Needs Planning is the ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) account. In a recent article in Kiplinger’s magazine, Kimberly Lankford points out that a 2014 federal law allows states to create…
  • Jul 30

    Caregiver Choice

    Caregiver Choice
    Most seniors prefer to stay at home as long as possible before moving into a nursing home. For many families, this means eventually hiring a caregiver to look after an aging relative. Caregivers can be hired directly or through a home health…
Rank this Week: 869

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Aug 27

    Imagining the Unimaginable

    Imagining the Unimaginable
    by William HausdorffThis political season seems to consist of an unending series of unimaginable statements and behaviors—can you top THIS?--on the part of the Donald Trump campaign. The latest are Trump calling into question the…
  • Aug 26

    Show-Me State Supreme Court Shows Us Textualism Run Amok

    Show-Me State Supreme Court Shows Us Textualism Run Amok
    by Michael DorfEarlier this week, the Missouri Supreme Court held that most stealing offenses are not felonies under state law; they are only misdemeanors. Really? Yes, really. The case is an example of textualism run amok.Lest you think I'm…
  • Aug 25

    The Subtleties of Raging Paranoia

    The Subtleties of Raging Paranoia
    by Neil H. BuchananIt is hardly news that the Trump campaign traffics in conspiracy theories and paranoid fantasies.  Trump, however, is not actually more extreme in this regard than many people on the American right in the 21st…
Rank this Week: 670

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury and accident law. By Moll Law Group.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 812

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Aug 27

    From Defense Attorney To Defendant

    From Defense Attorney To Defendant
    A one-year suspension was imposed by the South Carolina Supreme Court for an attorney's federal criminal conviction. Respondent represented a client who was indicted by the U.S. Attorney's Office for trafficking. However, respondent was…
  • Aug 27

    South V. North (It's All Carolina)

    South V. North (It's All Carolina)
    An attorney admitted in South Carolina was sanctioned for unauthorized practice in North Carolina. In 2011, respondent entered into an agreement for discipline by consent in South Carolina for her conduct underlying the North Carolina State…
  • Aug 26

    Asset Management

    Asset Management
    A rather lenient suspension order from the Kentucky Supreme Court in light of the misconduct. Mabab Trade, LLC, entrusted Movant with $775,000.00 to be used in connection with a proposed investment transaction between Mabab, Jason Castenir,…
Rank this Week: 716

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Aug 27

    Prison Nursing Home

    Prison Nursing Home
    WSAZ reported on an interesting proposal for a prison nursing home.   More than 200 jobs could be created if the prison nursing home moves forward.  The skilled nursing facility would cater to ill, end-of-life…
  • Aug 26

    Short Staffing = Loss of Dignity

    Short Staffing = Loss of Dignity
    Hilda Casey has lived at Rosemary Heights Seniors Village for the last eight months.  Her family is speaking out about the neglect their mother suffers particularly in the evenings when there are fewer staff.  The neglect includes…
  • Aug 25

    Nebraska Arbitration Decision on Non-Signatorie

    Nebraska Arbitration Decision on Non-Signatorie
    Nora A. Valenza-Frost from Carlton Fields had an interesting article on a recent Nebreska decision Applied Underwriters, Inc. v. Top’s Personnel, Inc., 8:15CV90 (USDC D. Neb. May 26, 2016), recommendation adopted (June 16, 2016) that…
Rank this Week: 545

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C.

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
  • Aug 26

    Good News for Foreign Enterpreneur

    Good News for Foreign Enterpreneur
    The immigration lawyers at Zneimer & Zneimer learned of a proposed regulations by the Department of Homeland Security to make it easy for enterprising foreign nationals to set up business in the US without the constraints of employer…
  • Oct 21

    Racial Disparities at DUI Checkpoints suggests Collusion between Chicago Police and ICE

    Racial Disparities at DUI Checkpoints suggests Collusion between Chicago Police and ICE
    Recently addresses in our accident blog, was the issue of DUI checkpoints that disproportionately target minority communities in Chicago’s 22 districts. Intertwined with this issue, though, is a much deeper one, which pro-immigrant…
  • Oct 21

    Racial Disparities at DUI Checkpoints suggests Collusion between Chicago Police and ICE

    Racial Disparities at DUI Checkpoints suggests Collusion between Chicago Police and ICE
    Recently addresses in our accident blog, was the issue of DUI checkpoints that disproportionately target minority communities in Chicago’s 22 districts. Intertwined with this issue, though, is a much deeper one, which pro-immigrant…
Rank this Week: 735

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 822

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

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

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Aug 26

    Adviser Barred from Industry and Ordered to Pay $4 million in Fine

    Adviser Barred from Industry and Ordered to Pay $4 million in Fine
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced that it barred investment adviser Dawn J. Bennett of the Bennett Group from the securities industry for exaggerating her…
  • Aug 25

    Morgan Stanley to Pay Adviser $2.5M in a Defamation Claim

    Morgan Stanley to Pay Adviser $2.5M in a Defamation Claim
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:An independent adviser named Dale Cerbert of The Villages, Florida was awarded $2.5 million by FINRA relating to a defamation claim he made against Morgan Stanley after his dismissal from…
  • Aug 24

    Two Ex-Brokers Pocketed $5M in Client Fund

    Two Ex-Brokers Pocketed $5M in Client Fund
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The SEC recently won a court order which froze the assets of two former brokers (James Hugh Brennan III, 67, and Douglas Albert Dyer, 56), who raised more than $5 million from clients and…
Rank this Week: 498

South Carolina Personal Injury Law…

South Carolina Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, workers' compensation and injury law. By Patrick E. Knie.

http://www.southcarolinapersonalinjurylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 682

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Trader Joe's Co. v. Hallatt (9th Cir. - Aug. 26, 2016)

    Trader Joe's Co. v. Hallatt (9th Cir. - Aug. 26, 2016)
    Here's a neat little trademark case from earlier today.Michael Hallett lives in Washington state, buys a ton of products from Trader Joe's stores, drives 'em across the border to Canada, and then sells them (at a huge markup) in his own…
  • Aug 25

    Reyes v. Lynch (9th Cir. - Aug. 25, 2016)

    Reyes v. Lynch (9th Cir. - Aug. 25, 2016)
    I think this line from today's opinion by Judge Kleinfeld is even funnier when read in isolation.He's describing the "normal" liberties that "regular" people have (as opposed to, say, people on probation).  He says:"Those of us who have…
  • Aug 24

    Randall v. Mousseau (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 24, 2016)

    Randall v. Mousseau (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 24, 2016)
    Now that many (if not most) trial courts no longer provide a court reporter, it's gotten tougher to prepare and transmit the record to the Court of Appeal -- something that's a prerequisite to success on appeal.  You can't just simply…
Rank this Week: 717

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Aug 26

    Discovery Standards in the Eastern District of Texas: From "Bears Significantly" to Proportionality - 1991-2016

    Discovery Standards in the Eastern District of Texas: From "Bears Significantly" to Proportionality - 1991-2016
    This fall represents the 25th anniversary of the Eastern District's 1991 experiment in limiting costly pretrial discovery by, among other things, reducing the otherwise applicable scope of discovery. I thought I would take a few moments this…
  • Aug 25

    Law Office Management: Coat Hook

    Law Office Management: Coat Hook
    After yesterday's blizzard of posts on cases and broader docket-related issues (sometimes when I start thinking, I don't stop) I decided I'd follow with a somewhat less substantive post. Consider the coat hook. No, seriously. If visiting…
  • Aug 24

    Recent Trends Affecting EDTX Patent Docket

    Recent Trends Affecting EDTX Patent Docket
    In recent days I've read three good articles dealing with trends in patent litigation, and wanted to discuss a few of them, because in many ways they contradict the conventional wisdom about patent dockets, and I think in some cases...
Rank this Week: 741

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Aug 26

    Snow and Ice Fall-Down Cases in Tennessee

    Snow and Ice Fall-Down Cases in Tennessee
    In Williams v. City of Jamestown, No. M2015-00322-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. June 23, 2016), the trial court dismissed a GTLA premises liability claim after a bench trial, and the Court of Appeals affirmed. Plaintiff was visiting the county…
  • Aug 24

    Changing Times for Personal Injury Lawyer

    Changing Times for Personal Injury Lawyer
    Earlier today I received this email from a law firm: I was looking at your website and noticed that you handle product liability cases. We (XXXXXX) are a co-counsel/case acquisition firm. There may be some synergy between our two firms…
  • Aug 23

    Plaintiff Permitted to Proceed on Multiple Theories of Liability

    Plaintiff Permitted to Proceed on Multiple Theories of Liability
    In Commercial Painting Co., Inc. v. The Weitz Co., LLC, No. W2013-01989-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. June 20, 2016), the Court of Appeals reversed a trial court’s grant of summary judgment on claims for negligent and intentional…
Rank this Week: 963

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Aug 26

    Dealing with phone scammer

    Dealing with phone scammer
    Washington Post Columnist Michelle Singletary recently posted about and answered questions about IRS scams -- like those messages on my home answering machine saying that the IRS is about to initiate a prosecution over fictitious tax debt.…
  • Aug 26

    FTC consumer tips for people affected by Louisiana flood

    FTC consumer tips for people affected by Louisiana flood
    In the wake of the flooding in Louisiana, the Federal Trade Commission has developed a series of blog posts with information for people affected by the floods and people who want to help through charitable donations. These three FTC posts...
  • Aug 25

    Second Circuit to Amazon.com: You Didn't Require a Click, So Your Arbitration Agreement May Not Stick

    Second Circuit to Amazon.com: You Didn't Require a Click, So Your Arbitration Agreement May Not Stick
    I have to admit that there are a lot of things I love about Amazon.com. That it tries to require its customers to arbitrate their claims and waive the right to participate in class actions is not one of them....
Rank this Week: 611

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Aug 26

    AdWords Buys Using Geographic Terms Support Personal Jurisdiction–Rilley v. MoneyMutual

    AdWords Buys Using Geographic Terms Support Personal Jurisdiction–Rilley v. MoneyMutual
    This is a personal jurisdiction case, so I’ll get right to the point. If an AdWords advertiser buys keywords that contain geographic terms, the advertiser might face a greater risk of personal jurisdiction in those geographies.…
  • Aug 25

    Handicapping the Olympic Committee’s Quest to Control Tweeting (Guest Post)

    Handicapping the Olympic Committee’s Quest to Control Tweeting (Guest Post)
    By guest blogger Prof. Alexandra Jane Roberts [Eric’s intro: the Rio Summer Olympic games may be over, but the legal wranglings from the games will keep going and going–even longer than the bike road race (and perhaps with as…
  • Aug 22

    The Internet Rallies Against A Terrible Section 230 Ruling–Hassell v. Bird

    The Internet Rallies Against A Terrible Section 230 Ruling–Hassell v. Bird
    2016 has been a tough year for Section 230 jurisprudence, and the nadir (so far) was the appellate court ruling in Hassell v. Bird. As you recall, the case involves some negative Yelp reviews about an attorney, Hassell. Hassell sued...
Rank this Week: 582

The Ag Docket

The Ag Docket

Offers a perspective on current agricultural law issues. By the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation at Iowa State University.

http://www.calt.iastate.edu/blogpost
  • Aug 26

    New Small UAS Rule Effective Monday

    New Small UAS Rule Effective Monday
    During the past several years it often seemed like the day would never come. But Monday, the new FAA rule for integrating small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the U.S. airspace is effective. The rule applies to all UAS weighing less…
  • Aug 24

    Landowners Continue Their Legal Challenge to Dakota Access Pipeline

    Landowners Continue Their Legal Challenge to Dakota Access Pipeline
    Just next door to the location of next week’s Farm Progress show (and across Iowa), Dakota Access is working to construct its pipeline to transport crude oil from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota to a refining station in Illinois.…
  • Aug 10

    Federal Judge Suggests Limits to FAA Authority to Regulate Airspace

    Federal Judge Suggests Limits to FAA Authority to Regulate Airspace
    It was the wrong procedural posture to create new law. But a recent case from the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut has some interesting discussion regarding limits to the FAA’s right to regulate airspace.
Rank this Week: 516

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Aug 26

    Feel the fear and DON’T do it

    Feel the fear and DON’T do it
    Many say that the way to overcome fear is to face it head on. Do what you fear long enough, they tell us, and you will eventually conquer that fear. There are others who say otherwise. One group of philosophers say that instead of making…
  • Aug 25

    Keeping the main thing the main thing

    Keeping the main thing the main thing
    Yesterday, I talked about investing for a future when you might not be able to work or you may want to retire. I mentioned the option of starting a side business that has the potential to create passive income and pointed out that this…
  • Aug 24

    How much do you earn when you’re not working?

    How much do you earn when you’re not working?
    I have to visit the doctor today. It’s nothing serious but it made me think, “What if it was?” “What if I was truly ill and had to stop working?” Fortunately, I don’t have to work. I have enough passive…
Rank this Week: 652

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer…

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers liability, accident, malpractice, and insurance topics. By The Fine Law Firm.

http://www.newmexicoinjury.com/
Rank this Week: 880

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Covers government law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.uaslawblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Drone Operations Near Wildfires Spark New Laws and Technological Advance

    Drone Operations Near Wildfires Spark New Laws and Technological Advance
    As wildfire season heats up in the Western United States, drone (also known as “unmanned aircraft systems” or “UAS”) operations near wildfires have spurred technological advances and prompted a series of state and…
  • Aug 25

    Ready For Takeoff! FAA’s New Commercial Drone Rule Takes Effect on August 29, 2016

    Ready For Takeoff! FAA’s New Commercial Drone Rule Takes Effect on August 29, 2016
    The FAA’s new final rule, which will revolutionize commercial operations of small drones (also known as small Unmanned Aircraft Systems or sUAS), will become effective on Monday, August 29, 2016. The FAA is replacing its previous…
  • Aug 9

    Drone Defenses, Part I: Rely on Local Law Enforcement

    Drone Defenses, Part I: Rely on Local Law Enforcement
    The proliferation of drones, or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), has resulted in a growing interest in preventing unlawful and potentially dangerous drone operations. Private entities are generally prohibited from taking self-help defensive…
Rank this Week: 711

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Breaking Tar Heel State BX New

    Breaking Tar Heel State BX New
    As if North Carolina Blue Cross hasn't put itself in enough hot water, FoIB Jeff M tips us that the carrier has decided it doesn't really need (want?) a lot of new business:Effective for the 2017 plan year (Open Enrollment '16), NC BX is…
  • Aug 25

    STOLI: Lagniappe

    STOLI: Lagniappe
    We first blogged on "Dead Peasant" life insurance over 10 years ago:"Stranger Owned Life Insurance (SOLI) is part of the “premium financing” phenomenon."The concept certainly had its drawbacks: for one thing, it created (or could…
  • Aug 25

    Contrary to popular myth: The EpiPen story

    Contrary to popular myth: The EpiPen story
    Over at The Grey lady, Aaron Carroll (professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine) has a helpful explication of how the current EpiPen kerfluffle came about. He outlines the history of how the EpiPen came into being, and…
Rank this Week: 767

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

Covers medical malpractice, workers' compensation and injury law. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Aug 26

    Chandris, Inc. v. Latsis, 515 U.S. 347 (1995)

    Chandris, Inc. v. Latsis, 515 U.S. 347 (1995)
    Chandris, Inc. v. Latsis 515 U.S. 347 1995 Category: Seaman injuries; Jones Act Continue Reading
  • Aug 22

    OSHA Deems Fatal Beam Collapse Accident Was Preventable

    OSHA Deems Fatal Beam Collapse Accident Was Preventable
    Even though the temperature was hovering around freezing with a slight breeze blowing from the southeast on the morning of April 5, 2016, it was not the weather that claimed the life of Mr. Vincente Santoyo along Interstate 90 in Des Plaines.…
  • Aug 19

    Textalyzer May Become New Tool in Detecting Distracted Driver Accident

    Textalyzer May Become New Tool in Detecting Distracted Driver Accident
    More than eight individuals lose their lives every day by distracted driving and another 1000 are injured. Even more disturbing, this is the first time in 10 years that the number of car accidents in America has risen significantly. Sadly,…
Rank this Week: 766

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Covers intellectual property law, including trademark, patents, copyrights and entertainment law.

https://500law.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Ariana Grande sued for copyright infringement over “One Last Time” song

    Ariana Grande sued for copyright infringement over “One Last Time” song
    Recently, Ariana Grande and David Guetta, among other Defendants, were sued for copyright infringement over the song “One Last Time.”[1] The lawsuit was brought by musician Alexander John Greggs, who is professionally known as…
  • Aug 15

    City of Miami Beach successfully dismisses Defend Trade Secrets Act Lawsuit

    City of Miami Beach successfully dismisses Defend Trade Secrets Act Lawsuit
    Recently, the City of Miami Beach prevailed on a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed against it under the new Defend Trade Secrets Act.[1] In May of this year, Congress passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act, which allowed, for the first time, the…
  • Aug 11

    Michael Santucci to Co-Host BCBA’s Legal News and Review Radio Show

    Michael Santucci to Co-Host BCBA’s Legal News and Review Radio Show
    Intellectual property attorney Michael Santucci will once again be co-hosting the Broward County Bar Association‘s radio show, Legal News and Review, with Phillip Bell, Charles A. Morehead, III and Gary Singer. The show highlights…
Rank this Week: 601

Panish Shea & Boyle Personal…

Panish Shea & Boyle Personal Injury Blog

Features Los Angeles personal injury news and case results.

http://www.psblaw.com/blog.html/
  • Aug 26

    State Senate Unanimously Passes ‘Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law’

    State Senate Unanimously Passes ‘Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law’
    The “Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law” received unanimous approval by the state Senate on Friday and is now on its way to Governor Jerry Brown in hopes of becoming a law. Senate Bill 1072 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza ……
  • Aug 15

    Eight PSB Attorneys Recognized As ‘Best Lawyers in America’ for 2017

    Eight PSB Attorneys Recognized As ‘Best Lawyers in America’ for 2017
    Eight Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys have been included in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® as leading lawyers in the Los Angeles area. Since 1983, the annual Best Lawyers list has been universally regarded as…
  • Jul 21

    $8.3 Million Verdict In DePuy ASR Hip Implant Trial Affirmed on Appeal

    $8.3 Million Verdict In DePuy ASR Hip Implant Trial Affirmed on Appeal
    On July 21, 2016, the California Court of Appeal upheld a $8,338,116 judgment against DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. (DePuy) in the first case in the country to go to trial involving DePuy’s defective ASR hip implants. DePuy is a division of…
Rank this Week: 528

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Relocation in North Carolina: Ramirez-Barker v. Barker

    Relocation in North Carolina: Ramirez-Barker v. Barker
    What would happen if you would like to move with your child, and the move would affect the current child custody agreement? Of if the other parent wants to move out of state? It is important in either of these situations to speak to a…
  • Aug 24

    Grandparent Rights in North Carolina: McIntyre v. McIntyre

    Grandparent Rights in North Carolina: McIntyre v. McIntyre
    Divorce can affect many relationships, and it is not unusual for grandparents to lose contact with their grandchildren in the process. Are you are a grandparent seeking custody or visitation of your grandchildren? If so, we may be able to…
  • Aug 19

    Does Death Do You Part? Wills, Intestacy, and closely held businesses. Part 3 of 3.

    Does Death Do You Part? Wills, Intestacy, and closely held businesses. Part 3 of 3.
    Now let’s change the hypothetical of our Greensboro couple – Petunia and Rocky – in one respect. Recall that Petunia’s parents wanted her to have a premarital agreement regarding Home Grown Lawn Care, but Petunia and…
Rank this Week: 864

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation case law, medical benefits and news, litigation, and settlement topics. By Brilliant & Neiman, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 941

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 925

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 930

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Aug 26

    Zoning’s fifth column

    Zoning’s fifth column
    As my four columns of troops approach the city, a fifth column of people inside the city will support us and undermine the government from within. General Emilio Mola, advancing on Madrid, 1936 (paraphrased from Wikipedia)   By: David A.…
  • Aug 23

    Month(s) in Review, June and July, 2016: Part 2, From abbey to Madonna

    Month(s) in Review, June and July, 2016: Part 2, From abbey to Madonna
    By: David A. Smith   [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   Yesterday’s Part 1 of the two-month retrospective covered my ruminations about walled cities, some of which, like Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, eventually no longer…
  • Aug 22

    Month(s) in Review, June and July, 2016: Part 1, From Jeddah to castle

    Month(s) in Review, June and July, 2016: Part 1, From Jeddah to castle
    By: David A. Smith   Beginning in June, I did something that I hadn’t done for over a decade – after having posted one installment every business day since mid-2005, I ended up skipping quite a few business days, the blog…
Rank this Week: 847

Cal Biz Lit

Cal Biz Lit

Covers California litigation issues, including product liability, busines litigation, Proposition 65, Unfair Competition Law, and employment litigation. By Bruce Nye.

http://www.calbizlit.com/cal_biz_lit/
  • Aug 26

    Does The Class Action Suit Go to Arbitration? And Who Decides?

    Does The Class Action Suit Go to Arbitration? And Who Decides?
    Here comes Chapter Three in the law of arbitration and class actions in California. Chapter One: In Discover Bank v. Superior Court (2005) 36 Cal. 4th 148, Cal Supremes rule that a consumer contract provision that waives the right to...
  • Jun 20

    Cal Supremes Change The Rules For Citing Appellate Decisions They Are Reviewing

    Cal Supremes Change The Rules For Citing Appellate Decisions They Are Reviewing
    This may be pretty big for California appellate lawyers and any lawyer or client involved in motion practice at the trial court level.The California Supreme Court has just eliminated its long-standing rule that "de-published" any lower court…
  • May 25

    Attorney General Releases 2015 Proposition 65 Settlement Data

    Attorney General Releases 2015 Proposition 65 Settlement Data
    Every year about this time, the Attorney General posts and summarizes all of the Proposition 65 settlements from the preceding year, providing information about which settlements require reformulation of products, which require warnings,…
Rank this Week: 703

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Covers product liability and injury and accident law. By Moll Law Group.

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Lawsuit Filed in Hawaii Hepatitis A Outbreak

    Lawsuit Filed in Hawaii Hepatitis A Outbreak
    Recently, many reports have amassed indicating that consumers in Hawaii have become seriously ill as a result of coming into contact with Hepatitis A. One resident in Oahu dined at a sushi establishment called Genki Sushi Restaurant. The…
  • Aug 24

    West Virginia Plaintiff Awarded $5.6 Million in Toxic Chemical Lawsuit Against DuPont

    West Virginia Plaintiff Awarded $5.6 Million in Toxic Chemical Lawsuit Against DuPont
    One of the most horrific events that can happen to a community is chemical dumping or other toxic spills. Once a dangerous chemical is released into the environment, it can have irreversible and devastating impacts that can lead to…
  • Aug 22

    Nine-Year-Old Boy Hospitalized in Ground Beef E. Coli Outbreak Amid Mass Recall

    Nine-Year-Old Boy Hospitalized in Ground Beef E. Coli Outbreak Amid Mass Recall
    A nine-year-old boy in Maine has become seriously ill as a result of consuming ground beef contaminated with E. Coli O157:H7. The boy’s mother purchased PT Farm beef sometime in June 2016 and prepared it to serve to her family.…
Rank this Week: 805

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 695

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Can You Sue for Punitive Damages in a Nursing Home Injury Case?

    Can You Sue for Punitive Damages in a Nursing Home Injury Case?
    Nursing home injuries are increasingly common in the United States, and one of the most grotesque forms of abuse and neglect. Whether it is yourself or a loved one who has been injured, you do have rights under the law. After an injury or…
  • Aug 22

    The New Britax Car Seat Recall: What if My Child Was Injured?

    The New Britax Car Seat Recall: What if My Child Was Injured?
    Car seat recalls are issued out of precaution – and sometimes, no real injuries have occurred. But, there are times when the risks associated with those recalls are common – and a child could suffer serious injury. The Britax car…
  • Aug 19

    Out of Pocket Medical Costs Are on the Rise: Can You Claim Them in Your Lawsuit?

    Out of Pocket Medical Costs Are on the Rise: Can You Claim Them in Your Lawsuit?
    You pay your monthly premium for health insurance; therefore, it seems safe to assume that you will be protected from medical costs after an accident. Sadly, it is not until long after an accident that most victims realize how hurt they are…
Rank this Week: 768

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #264

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #264
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: [Ben Reeve Lewis has an identity issue …) I do so much conference presentation and TV work these days and I get asked by the organisations I work for how I want them to list me. Trouble is I…
  • Aug 25

    Can this tenancy between the executor and his deceased parents be ended now?

    Can this tenancy between the executor and his deceased parents be ended now?
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: Here is a question to the blog clinic ‘fast track’ from Kevin (not his real name) who is a landlord. My parents gifted me their house in 2012 and at the time there was a tenancy agreement setup…
  • Aug 23

    Another weapon for rogue landlord enforcement officer

    Another weapon for rogue landlord enforcement officer
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: I’m going to write here about a piece of law that is little known about and even less used. I’ve been training housing advisers and enforcement officers since 1998 and yet nobody seems to have…
Rank this Week: 525

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    Proffer Me This: Counsel is Not Ineffective for Approving Broad Proffer Agreement

    Proffer Me This: Counsel is Not Ineffective for Approving Broad Proffer Agreement
    In Fifer v. United States, the Sixth Circuit confirmed that proffer agreements can vary in scope and in the latitude they afford the Government in using the defendant's statements should he or she decide to take their case to trial.  The…
  • Aug 21

    Johnson Is Retroactive For Career Offender Determination, But Still Must Wait For Beckle

    Johnson Is Retroactive For Career Offender Determination, But Still Must Wait For Beckle
    The Sixth Circuit will authorize second or successive § 2255 petitions to address Johnson issues related to application of the career offender enhancement. In In re: Antonio D. Patrick, the Sixth Circuit found that Johnson announced a…
  • Aug 21

    Career Offender Clarification

    Career Offender Clarification
    Adult convictions, even if committed and obtained before a defendant is eighteen, may be used when determining career offender status. In U.S. v. Doxey, the Sixth Circuit (in a published opinion) joined the Fourth and Tenth Circuits in…
Rank this Week: 751

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

Discusses tax law, tax legislation, and other IRS tax happenings. By Kreig Mitchell.

http://www.irstaxtrouble.com/category/tax-blog/
  • Aug 25

    The U.S. Tax Court Can Order the IRS to Make Refund

    The U.S. Tax Court Can Order the IRS to Make Refund
    There are a number of forums for litigating tax disputes, such as the U.S. Tax Court. There are pros and cons associated with bringing suit in each forum. Taxpayers often pass on litigating cases in the U.S. Tax Court in cases when they are…
  • Aug 23

    Inference of Physical Sickness or Injury Not Sufficient for Exclusion

    Inference of Physical Sickness or Injury Not Sufficient for Exclusion
    Settlement payments paid to compensate a taxpayer for his physical sickness or injury are not taxable. This rule has been heavily litigated. It often comes down to what proof there is of the physical sickness or injury. In George v.…
  • Aug 21

    IRS Cannot Group Nonpassive Activities to Trigger Loss Limitation

    IRS Cannot Group Nonpassive Activities to Trigger Loss Limitation
    Taxpayers are often surprised to learn that some losses may not be netted against gains in the current tax year. This is often due to the passive activity loss and material participation rules. The IRS National Office addressed these rules in…
Rank this Week: 522

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Charged With Murder or a Serious Crime of Violence in New York?

    Charged With Murder or a Serious Crime of Violence in New York?
    If you have just been charged with murder or a serious violent crime in New York, chances are the last thing you are initially thinking about is how to win the case. Instead, you’ve been brought to jail, about to face a judge who may or…
  • Aug 18

    International Extradition: Charged With a Crime in the United States – But Arrested in a Foreign Country

    International Extradition: Charged With a Crime in the United States – But Arrested in a Foreign Country
    International extradition is the process in which an individual arrested in one country is surrendered to the requesting country for prosecution or, alternately, to serve a previously-imposed sentence.  Extradition requests are usually…
  • Aug 11

    Update: Anthony Mangone’s Sentence Cut By a Third

    Update: Anthony Mangone’s Sentence Cut By a Third
    Today Judge Colleen McMahon of the Southern District of New York cut the sentence of Anthony Mangone, a politically-connected, Westchester County disbarred lawyer convicted of corruption charges whose testimony helped convict three New York…
Rank this Week: 456

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Aug 25

    Legal Separation: Is It Right for You?

    Legal Separation: Is It Right for You?
    For some couples facing marital troubles, divorce as a solution is a last resort and legal separation is the first course of action. There are countless reasons you or your spouse might not be ready to call it quits just yet, and legal…
  • Aug 19

    Why Mediation Is the Perfect Recipe for Amicable Divorce Resolution

    Why Mediation Is the Perfect Recipe for Amicable Divorce Resolution
    Couples looking for a smooth, amicable divorce solution often turn to mediation to settle their differences and come to agreement on lifestyle arrangements following the end of their marriage. While it is true many divorces can take a turn…
  • Aug 12

    Are You Guaranteed Alimony after Divorce in Illinois?

    Are You Guaranteed Alimony after Divorce in Illinois?
    Among the many questions divorcing spouses have following a separation, questions regarding alimony, also known as spousal maintenance, tend to be a big concern. This is particularly true for stay-at-home parents or spouses who are not the…
Rank this Week: 942

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Aug 25

    Whistleblowers Receive$11 Million Settlement Against Marinello Schools of Beauty

    Whistleblowers Receive$11 Million Settlement Against Marinello Schools of Beauty
    From outward appearances, the 56 campuses of the Marinello Schools of Beauty were profitable and successful. However, the Department of Education believed that school administrators had engaged in an ongoing and systematic program of…
  • Aug 19

    Led Zeppelin Wins Lawsuit; Can’t Collect Legal Fee

    Led Zeppelin Wins Lawsuit; Can’t Collect Legal Fee
    Judge R. Gary Klausner has ruled that Led Zeppelin may not collect almost $800,000 in defense fees from the plaintiffs in a recent copyright lawsuit. Earlier, the copyright infringement case was settled in the band’s favor. The lawsuit…
  • Aug 11

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great
    One of the questions people ask me frequently is about whether we are accepting new clients. While the short answer is “Yes”, here is some additional information which many people find interesting . . .
Rank this Week: 844

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Continuing Repercussions From Supreme Court DUI Ruling

    Continuing Repercussions From Supreme Court DUI Ruling
    Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that police must have warrants to draw blood from DUI suspects, defendants accused of DUI in Los Angeles and their lawyers have been working to get any incriminating blood evidence suppressed in their…
  • Aug 21

    Buggy Driver Gets DUI

    Buggy Driver Gets DUI
    When New York State passed the nation’s first DUI law back in 1910, automobile owners weren’t the only drivers that authorities were targeting. At that time, plenty of horse-drawn vehicles still traveled the roads, and their…
  • Aug 17

    Judge Sentences DUI Doctor to Jail

    Judge Sentences DUI Doctor to Jail
    Although judges may try to be impartial when hearing cases of DUI in Los Angeles or any other locale, in reality, the occupation of the defendant can impact the way that the justice system treats them. But sometimes the accused driver presses…
Rank this Week: 885

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 705

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Aug 25

    Welcome LLM Students!

    Welcome LLM Students!
    It has been so great to see all of the new LLM students here at the law school during the last week or so! We are very glad you’re here. There is such wonderful energy here on campus during this time of year. We have seen many LLM…
  • Aug 25

    You’re invited to Love Your Library Fest on September 23

    You’re invited to Love Your Library Fest on September 23
    HLS Students: we invite you to join us for the 12th annual Love Your Library Fest on Friday, September 23 from 2 to 5pm to learn more about your new library! At Library Fest you will: Learn about library services that students…
  • Aug 15

    Summer Reading 2016

    Summer Reading 2016
    At the end of last academic year, we used our bulletin board to ask you what you planned to read this summer. In case anyone out there has some beach time left this month, here are some of the highlights–check them out! Rework…
Rank this Week: 641

Virginia Condominium &…

Virginia Condominium & Homeowners Association Lawyer

Covers legal issues relating to condominium ownership and homeowners associations. Published by Inman & Strickler, PLC.

http://www.vahoalaw.com/
  • Aug 25

    LIMITED RESIDENTIAL LODGING (e.g. Airbnb) - IS IT ALLOWED IN YOUR ASSOCIATION?

    LIMITED RESIDENTIAL LODGING (e.g. Airbnb) - IS IT ALLOWED IN YOUR ASSOCIATION?
    By: Lindsey Flaherty What exactly is limited residential lodging? It is, in essence, renting of rooms or entire homes or condo units for short term occupancy i.e. less than 30 days. Airbnb provides a searchable online marketplace that enables…
  • Aug 4

    Congress helps condominium unit buyers - changes to FHA loan requirement

    Congress helps condominium unit buyers - changes to FHA loan requirement
    Just before the summer recess, in an amazing moment of bipartisanship, both houses of Congress voted unanimously to change the required percentage of owner occupancy in condominiums from 50% to 35% (unless FHA can prove that a higher…
  • Jul 6

    Significant win in Supreme Court of Virginia for local association with statewide benefit

    Significant win in Supreme Court of Virginia for local association with statewide benefit
    SADDLEBROOK ESTATES COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, INC. v. CITY OF SUFFOLK TRIAL AND APPEAL HANDLED BY INMAN & STRICKLER On June 1, 2016, the Supreme Court ruled on a case decided by a Suffolk Circuit Court Judge regarding the taxation of...
Rank this Week: 966

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By The Law Office of Eric Beasley.

http://www.tennesseeinjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 943

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Aug 25

    Commercial Landlord-Tenant – Three Initial Steps for Landlords to Take When Sued By A Tenant

    Commercial Landlord-Tenant – Three Initial Steps for Landlords to Take When Sued By A Tenant
    There are many reasons why a landlord-tenant relationship can turn sour. Typically, the result is the landlord suing the tenant for unpaid rent or some other breach of the lease agreement. However, often times the tables will turn and the…
  • Aug 24

    Can Individuals File Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?

    Can Individuals File Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?
    Several weeks ago, we wrote about how Gawker Media Group is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to save the company. Broadcast network Univision has bought Gawker for $135 million. However, this case has taken an interesting turn for other…
  • Aug 23

    Transition from a Creditors’ Attorney to a Debtors’ Attorney

    Transition from a Creditors’ Attorney to a Debtors’ Attorney
    An older attorney once told me, only half-joking, “debtors’ attorneys primarily dodge rocks while creditors’ attorneys throw them.”  While there is a lot of truth his observation, I’ve found that the rewards…
Rank this Week: 612

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
  • Aug 25

    Court of Chancery Explains Tolling Law In Fiduciary Duty Case

    Court of Chancery Explains Tolling Law In Fiduciary Duty Case
    AM General Holdings LLC v. The Renco Group, C.A. 7639-VCS (August 22, 2016) In addition to explaining the seldom-used doctrines of mutual, running accounts and continuing wrongs as exceptions to the running of the statute of limitations,…
  • Aug 23

    Court Of Chancery Dismisses Merger Litigation Under The Corwin Doctrine

    Court Of Chancery Dismisses Merger Litigation Under The Corwin Doctrine
    City of Miami General Employees and Sanitation Employees Retirement Trust v. Comstock, C.A. 9980-CB (August 24, 2016) This decision applies the Corwin doctrine to dismiss a suit attacking a merger that received stockholder approval. It…
  • Aug 23

    Court: Derivative Claims Allowed to Be Asserted as Part of Merger Attack

    Court: Derivative Claims Allowed to Be Asserted as Part of Merger Attack
    It is well-settled under Delaware law that in a merger a stockholder loses standing to assert a purely derivative claim. That claim passes instead to the acquiring company. As an asset of a Delaware company, derivative claims should be valued…
Rank this Week: 638