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The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
  • Jul 27

    How will the new overtime rules affect workplace flexibility? Not well.

    How will the new overtime rules affect workplace flexibility? Not well.
    The slow death of the 9-5 workday, together with the arrival of the new FLSA overtime rules, which do into effect on December 1, could create one of the bigger wage-and-hour pitfalls for employers in 2017 and beyond. Less…
  • Jul 26

    Got young employees? They pray to different gods? Then, you need this EEOC fact sheet.

    Got young employees? They pray to different gods? Then, you need this EEOC fact sheet.
    Less colloquially, last Friday, the EEOC released this one-page fact sheet “designed to help young workers better understand their rights and responsibilities under the federal employment anti-discrimination laws prohibiting…
  • Jul 25

    What HR can learn from those hella-dumb DNC leadership emails.

    What HR can learn from those hella-dumb DNC leadership emails.
    About a year ago, I had a post entitled, The “E” in E-Mail stands for Exhibit. As in Exhibit A. Here’s a snippet: As part of my respect-in-the-workplace training,  I tell employees and managers that bad e-mails are like…
Rank this Week: 627

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 492

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers managing and growing your law practice, with a focus on technology, marketing, and management. By Merrilyn Astin Tarlton, Joan Feldman and Mark Feldman.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com
  • Jul 27

    The Project Management ABC’

    The Project Management ABC’
    A Curmudgeon's Perspective. The Attorney at Work compilation about time management and productivity ("A Matter of Time: Time Management and Productivity Tips for Lawyers") got me thinking about how lawyers are drawn to chasing new trends and…
  • Jul 27

    The Project Management ABC’

    The Project Management ABC’
    A Curmudgeon's Perspective. The Attorney at Work compilation about time management and productivity ("A Matter of Time: Time Management and Productivity Tips for Lawyers") got me thinking about how lawyers are drawn to chasing new trends and…
  • Jul 26

    Team Communication Tools: Why All the Buzz?

    Team Communication Tools: Why All the Buzz?
    A change has crept up on us in the past couple of years. Just when you were starting to roll your eyes back into their sockets at the talk of "the death of email," up popped expressions like "WhatsApp me that file" or "I just Vibered my…
Rank this Week: 505

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Jul 27

    A dismissed claim of malicious prosecution.

    A dismissed claim of malicious prosecution.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division affirmed dismissal, as the record does not support a finding that defendants initiated the criminal proceeding against plaintiff without probable cause and with malice. Instead, the record merely…
  • Jul 26

    Lack of capacity as a defense.

    Lack of capacity as a defense.
    Practice point:  Absent a judicial declaration of incompetence, a person of unsound mind may sue or be sued in the same way as any other person.Student note:  A motion to amend to add a defense will be denied if the proposed…
  • Jul 25

    An exclusionary clause in an insurance contract.

    An exclusionary clause in an insurance contract.
    Practice point:  In order to be given effect, an exclusion from coverage must be specific and clear, and any ambiguity in the exclusionary clause must be construed most strongly against the insurer.Student note:  As with any…
Rank this Week: 678

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Jul 27

    New Article: "Life, Death and Medicare Fraud: The Corruption of Hospice..."

    New Article: "Life, Death and Medicare Fraud: The Corruption of Hospice..."
    Georgetown University's American Criminal Law Review recently hosted a symposium on health care fraud and one of the articles to come out of that program is by University of Alabama Law School Adjunct Professor James F. Barger, Jr. His…
  • Jul 26

    As the Suburbs Gray....

    As the Suburbs Gray....
    My friend and colleague, Professor Mark Bauer sent me this recent article (thank you!) Can car-centric suburbs adjust to aging Baby Boomers? We want to age in place, but neither or houses, or their locations, are always designed for us...
  • Jul 26

    Are Certain Professionals, including Lawyers, Less at Risk for Cognitive Decline?

    Are Certain Professionals, including Lawyers, Less at Risk for Cognitive Decline?
    The Washington Post published an interesting article reporting on the recent Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Toronto. According to the article, Two studies looked at how complex work and social engagement counteract the…
Rank this Week: 503

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • Jul 26

    Timing of orders for interim costs payment

    Timing of orders for interim costs payment
    I have previously commented on the issue of the timing of orders for interim costs payments. CPR 44.2(8) reads: “Where the court orders a party to pay costs subject to detailed assessment, it will order that party to pay a reasonable…
  • Jul 24

    Offers in detailed assessment proceeding

    Offers in detailed assessment proceeding
    On Day One of Contract Law they teach you that if a party makes an offer (“Offer A”) and the other party rejects the offer, the rejection of the offer means Offer A is no longer open for acceptance in the future. They also teach…
  • Jul 21

    Law Costs Firm of the Year – Gibbs Wyatt Stone

    Law Costs Firm of the Year – Gibbs Wyatt Stone
    I am delighted to announce that Gibbs Wyatt Stone has won the prestigious ‘Law Costs Firm of the Year’ award. I have to confess that this did not come as a complete surprise.  Readers may recall we had previously been awarded…
Rank this Week: 545

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 501

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Woman Bit on Arm by Alligator in Seminole County

    Woman Bit on Arm by Alligator in Seminole County
    A 40-year-old woman was bitten on the arm by what wildlife officials think was a nearly 11-foot alligator earlier this month in Seminole County. The bite occurred at about 2:30 p.m. while the woman was wading in the water in the Little Big…
  • Jul 22

    50 Former Wrestlers Sue WWE

    50 Former Wrestlers Sue WWE
    More than 50 ex-wrestlers have filed a Connecticut lawsuit stating that World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is responsible for their long-term neurological damage and failed to care for their injuries. Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka,…
  • Jul 20

    Disney Worker Fired, Rehired Over Tweet About Alligator

    Disney Worker Fired, Rehired Over Tweet About Alligator
    A Disney College Program participant working in Magic Kingdom restaurants was fired and subsequently rehired after she Tweeted a picture of a sign posted in the breakroom regarding gators. If guests ask whether there are alligators in the…
Rank this Week: 580

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

By Chris Salcido.

http://www.utahdivorcehotline.com/utah-divorce-and-family-lawblog/
  • Jul 26

    Biological Fathers Are Entitled to Property Notice of Adoption

    Biological Fathers Are Entitled to Property Notice of Adoption
    A Procedurally Defective Notice of Adoption does not Start the Time to Contest the Adoption Phillip J. James and Mother became pregnant with an expected due date of September 2014. Around March 2014, Mother looked into an adoptive…
  • Jul 20

    Recent Decision on Alimony Law in Utah

    Recent Decision on Alimony Law in Utah
    Want to Modify Alimony? Get Your Ducks in a Row Fish v. Fish is a recent case decided by the Utah Court of Appeals involving the attempted modification of an alimony award. In that case, Diane and Jeffery got married in 1980, and…
  • Jun 7

    What is an Equitable Division of Debts and Property

    What is an Equitable Division of Debts and Property
    Getting to an Equitable Division of Debts and Property Issues that need to be resolved in a divorce proceeding may include the division of debt and property. It must be an equitable division. If the parties are unable to agree on how to…
Rank this Week: 538

Health Industry Washington Watch

Health Industry Washington Watch

Covers U.S. legislative and regulatory developments affecting the life sciences and health care industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.healthindustrywashingtonwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 706

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • Jul 26

    Treasury Removes a Reporting Trap for Section 83(b) Election

    Treasury Removes a Reporting Trap for Section 83(b) Election
    Taxpayers who receive property as payment for performing services are generally taxable on the value of the property received in the year of receipt. Section 83 may allow such taxation to be deferred when the property received is subject to a…
  • Jul 23

    Applicable Federal Rates - August 2016

    Applicable Federal Rates - August 2016
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  • Jul 19

    Save the Date – September 28, 2016!

    Save the Date – September 28, 2016!
    If you are in South Florida, and are interested hearing Jonathan Blattmachr present at the 3rd annual Palm Beach County Wealth & Estate Planning Seminar, click here to learn more and register (scroll down to the bottom of the list on that…
Rank this Week: 498

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 623

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 26

    ADA Turns 26 Years Old #ADA

    ADA Turns 26 Years Old #ADA
    The Americans With Disability Act was signed into law on July 26, 1990. Happy Birthday ADA! This important law prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial…
  • Jul 25

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    What questions about special education should we ask the major party candidates for President? #Education Politics ------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
  • Jul 23

    Sometimes My Job Is Pretty Cool - Part II #Where is JG?

    Sometimes My Job Is Pretty Cool - Part II #Where is JG?
    ------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
Rank this Week: 574

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 697

Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

http://www.ipvancouverblog.com/
Rank this Week: 483

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 606

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jul 26

    HIRE A LAWYER AND GET ONE FOR FREE?

    HIRE A LAWYER AND GET ONE FOR FREE?
    Law firms differ from shoe selling businesses There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to shoes. There is also no one-size-fits-all lawyer as a solution for all your legal matters. In many cases and for many clients, the size of a law firm…
  • Jul 15

    THE ENFORCEMENT OF A JUDGEMENT BY THE COURTS IN ST. MAARTEN

    THE ENFORCEMENT OF A JUDGEMENT BY THE COURTS IN ST. MAARTEN
    Judgments are immediately enforceable most of the time According to Article 55, par. 1 of the St. Maarten Code of Civil Procedure, opposition (in the case of a default judgment) or appeal (in the event of adversarial proceedings) prevent the…
  • Jul 7

    APPELLATE PROCEEDINGS IN CURACAO

    APPELLATE PROCEEDINGS IN CURACAO
    Full review of the case Appellate proceedings in Curaçao provide for a full review of the appealed decision: the grounds on which the Joint Court of Appeal can reverse the original judgment are not, as in certain other jurisdictions,…
Rank this Week: 624

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips…

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips for You

Covers Rhode Island divorce and family law. By Chris Pearsall.

http://www.rhodeislanddivorcetips.com/
Rank this Week: 570

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Jul 26

    10 steps to get your US passport

    10 steps to get your US passport
    If you're planning to travel abroad and need to apply or renew your passport, these are the steps you should follow.The post 10 steps to get your US passport appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Jul 20

    Legal Checklist for Summer Traveler

    Legal Checklist for Summer Traveler
    Summer is in full swing, and many people use this time of better weather and school breaks to take a vacation, whether domestically or abroad. Whether you are traveling by […]The post Legal Checklist for Summer Travelers appeared first…
  • Jul 18

    Are tinted windows legal?

    Are tinted windows legal?
    Do you know the legal window tint limit for cars and other auto vehicles? Explore the biggest Window Tint Laws for car window tint, windshield tint & more!The post Are tinted windows legal? appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
Rank this Week: 563

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jul 26

    Payday Lending Regulation: The Substitution Effect?

    Payday Lending Regulation: The Substitution Effect?
    A common argument made against regulating small dollar credit products like payday loans is that regulation does nothing to address demand for credit, so consumers will simply substitute their consumption from payday loans to other products:…
  • Jul 18

    The Big 1-0

    The Big 1-0
    Today is the tenth anniversary of the launch of Credit Slips. We started the blog in the middle of a big research project as an exercise in team building We also thought the blog might be a place where we...
  • Jul 15

    GM & Ignition Switche

    GM & Ignition Switche
    My take on the Second Circuit's opinion – which Levitin has also written about (and I agree with him that the used car analysis is a bit "off") – is over on Dealb%k. In short, I think that GM mostly...
Rank this Week: 633

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Jul 26

    What Happens When a Buyer Defaults on a Florida Real Estate Contract?

    What Happens When a Buyer Defaults on a Florida Real Estate Contract?
    In Florida, buyers breach real estate contracts all of the time and in all sorts of ways. When a buyer fails to meet his or her obligations under a sales contract, often times it leaves the seller wondering what steps to take now that the…
  • Jul 19

    Protecting a Bona Fide Purchaser of Florida Residential Real Estate

    Protecting a Bona Fide Purchaser of Florida Residential Real Estate
    Under Florida law, a “bona fide purchaser” of real estate is afforded certain protections including ownership and title. The rule essentially provides a buyer with superior rights to property over those who may have valid…
  • Jul 12

    4 Title Issues That Can Derail A Florida Closing

    4 Title Issues That Can Derail A Florida Closing
    In Florida, often times right before a residential real estate transaction is set to close the deal is derailed because of conflicting legal interests between the parties to the transaction (the seller and the buyer) and a third party with an…
Rank this Week: 629

Condo Reporter

Condo Reporter

Covers condominium law in Ontario, Canada. By Aird & Berlis LLP.

http://www.condoreporter.com/
  • Jul 26

    Drone Regulations in the US

    Drone Regulations in the US
    In a prior blog post we reported about an out-of-control drone that crashed into a Florida condominium. The Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) in the US recently announced that it had enacted regulations governing the…
  • Jul 21

    Short-Term Rental of Condos – A Thai Perspective

    Short-Term Rental of Condos – A Thai Perspective
    With the increase in “sharing” websites that enable condo owners to rent out their units for short-term stays, many condominium corporations are dealing with the new challenges that this has created. Short-term rentals of condo…
  • Jul 19

    Police Search Rights on Condominium Common Elements – An American Case

    Police Search Rights on Condominium Common Elements – An American Case
    We previously blogged about an Ontario case where a man accused of drug trafficking was acquitted, as the police had on three occasions entered the common elements of the condominium in which the accused resided and owned a unit, without…
Rank this Week: 512

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 529

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Void or Voidable Contract

    Void or Voidable Contract
    This is a series of posts about contract terms to help you understand your business better. To see the previous post in this series, click this link: Post 1, Post 2, Post 3, Post 4, Post 5.  Post 6. Contract Glossary of…
  • Jul 21

    International Estate Planning Concern

    International Estate Planning Concern
    Everyone who owns property inside and outside the United States needs to invest in estate planning. It can be a straightforward, but there are some unique international estate planning concerns  that arise when…
  • Jul 19

    B Visa Public School Warning

    B Visa Public School Warning
    This B visa public school warning is all about knowing who to trust. The first thing you need to know is that you cannot trust a public school to reject a child! Even if enrolling the child means violating his or her visa status, a public…
Rank this Week: 480

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 531

New York Asbestos Defense…

New York Asbestos Defense Litigation

Covers the current state of asbestos defense litigation in New York State, with resources for the insured and self-insured defendant, as well as defense counsel. By Eric C. Genau.

http://asbestoslitigation.typepad.com/newyork/
  • Jul 26

    Wet Wipes Market

    Wet Wipes Market
    Napkin on skin care should include anti-aging components, or have additional properties. Regarding the latter can distinguish the so-called two-way tissues, where one side can be a lotion, and other facial peels. More info: Joe Biden.…
  • Jul 25

    The Sense Of Reality

    The Sense Of Reality
    Carlos Mora Vanegas build our future, thought by thought, for better or for worse, but not know it. But thus the universe was forged. Michael Jackson shines more light on the discussion. Thinking is another name for destination, then choose…
  • Jul 19

    Recommendation

    Recommendation
    Today to arrange a trip through msc cruises is a trend on the rise. However for many people this experience is totally new, since riding a boat for the first time generates many sensations. Many fear ridicule against people who will have to…
Rank this Week: 589

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Five Reasons Why You Need Legal Assistance After an Accident

    Five Reasons Why You Need Legal Assistance After an Accident
    After a car accident, the last thing on your mind is if you should hire an attorney. Instead, you’re dealing with the physical and emotional trauma associated with your collision. You may be dealing with doctor’s visits, missing…
  • Jul 22

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?
    Bedsores, also known as pressure sores or pressure ulcers, are caused by extra pressure on extra patches of skin. These sores are very common among elderly individuals or young individuals who are admitted to nursing homes and are immobile…
  • Jul 20

    How Can Nursing Home Injuries Be Prevented?

    How Can Nursing Home Injuries Be Prevented?
    Nursing home injuries are becoming a growing concern across the country. Whether these injuries are due to neglect or even abuse, the numbers will only continue to rise as more individuals enter nursing homes and the staff become overwhelmed…
Rank this Week: 653

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injuries to minors, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse & neglect, premises liability, products liability, and wrongful death. By Kaplan Law, LLC.

http://www.oregoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Why the courts play such a large role in unsafe product recall

    Why the courts play such a large role in unsafe product recall
    Late last month Ikea agreed to recall 29 million children’s chests and dressers that had been sold in the United States and Canada since 2002. After pressure from the public and state media in China the company extended the recall to…
  • Jul 14

    Portland Niteclub Death and a Landlord’s Liability

    Portland Niteclub Death and a Landlord’s Liability
    A fatal stabbing at a niteclub in Northeast Portland last week has led to a murder charge, according to a report published in The Oregonian. It also raises a significant civil law question, however, one that deserves greater public attention…
  • Jul 7

    Cyclist’s Death in NYC May Have been an Intentional Hit-and-Run

    Cyclist’s Death in NYC May Have been an Intentional Hit-and-Run
    The death over the holiday weekend of a well-known figure in Brooklyn’s cycling community is being investigated by police as a possible intentional hit-and-run, according to the local website Gothamist. The death is focusing attention…
Rank this Week: 703

Professional Legal Coaching

Professional Legal Coaching

By Eleanor Southers.

http://www.professionallegalcoaching.com/
  • Jul 25

    THE UNTOLD TRUTH ABOUT MARKETING FOR SOLOS

    THE UNTOLD TRUTH ABOUT MARKETING FOR SOLOS
    I’ve always wanted to use that phrase because the media seems to use it to get your attention to buy stuff you don’t want! However, I want you to “buy” my stuff.  Why? Because coming out of denial and starting to…
  • Jul 19

    YOUR WEBSITE AND YOUR BEST BROCHURE

    YOUR WEBSITE AND YOUR BEST BROCHURE
    NOW THAT YOU HAVE YOUR “MISSION STATEMENT” IT’S TIME TO WORK ON YOUR WEBSITE. Taking into account, the value you are going to give to your Target Market, you begin to build or modify your website.  Remember last week we…
  • Jul 11

    GET CREATIVE WITH YOUR TARGET MARKET (think outside the box)

    GET CREATIVE WITH YOUR TARGET MARKET (think outside the box)
    So you have taken a week to absorb my last blog and to reflect on EXACTLY who your target market(s) is. Next……… I’m sure you’ve been told the next step is to find out where your target market hangs out, what…
Rank this Week: 530

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. By Shmucher Law PL.

http://flbankrupt.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Is my Miami Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan for Three or Five Years?

    Is my Miami Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan for Three or Five Years?
    When potential new clients come to see me to discuss chapter 13 options they typically have done some reading online about the process.  One of the biggest misconceptions that clients get confused is how long the lifespan of a Chapter 13…
  • Jul 20

    Miami Bankruptcy Dismissed – Can I refile?

    Miami Bankruptcy Dismissed – Can I refile?
    So you’ve filed for bankruptcy and your case gets dismissed for one reason or another, can you refile?  I get this question on a regular basis from debtors who usually file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy.  Here is a basic…
  • Jun 22

    Important Steps to Take Before Filing a Miami Bankruptcy

    Important Steps to Take Before Filing a Miami Bankruptcy
    Debtors typically have numerous steps to take before filing for bankruptcy in Miami Florida.  The most important step is to find qualified bankruptcy counsel and schedule a free consultation to see if bankruptcy is an option for you. The…
Rank this Week: 610

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent,…

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

Provides answers to questions about copyright, trademarks and patents.

http://dearrichblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Do I Have to Pay to Use Pre-Installed Fonts?

    Do I Have to Pay to Use Pre-Installed Fonts?
    Dear Rich: I own a Macbook Pro computer that came with the fonts Avenir and Avenir Next in the system. I have used these fonts extensively for my consulting work to produce reports, many of which are available as PDFs (with font…
  • Jul 14

    Will Fictional PR Consultant Get Sued?

    Will Fictional PR Consultant Get Sued?
    Dear Rich: I would really appreciate your input on a piece of fiction I am writing, involving a public relations employee. In my book, the PR employee divulges information about one of her clients to a newspaper reporter, The reporter then…
  • Jun 25

    Can I Sell Stuff I Found in a Dumpster?

    Can I Sell Stuff I Found in a Dumpster?
    Dear Rich: Can I legally sell products that I found in a dumpster?The general rule is that you can keep and dispose of property once it has been deposited in a trash receptacle from which routine collections are made (and once the person…
Rank this Week: 635

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Jul 25

    Is this the new face of mass torts?

    Is this the new face of mass torts?
    Sergio Campos has a great new review on JOTWELL of an important report from Adam Zimmerman and Michael Sant'Ambrogio. The report concerns the use of aggregation techniques in administrative agencies and is both conceptually and practically…
  • Jul 2

    Hillel Bavli on the Logic of Comparable-Case Guidance in the Determination of Awards for Pain and Suffering and Punitive Damage

    Hillel Bavli on the Logic of Comparable-Case Guidance in the Determination of Awards for Pain and Suffering and Punitive Damage
    Hillel Bavli (Ph.D. Candidate in Statistics in Law & Governance, Harvard; Counsel, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP) has posted to SSRN his article, The Logic of Comparable-Case Guidance in the Determination of Awards for Pain and…
  • Jul 2

    Alexander Lemann on Coercive Insurance and the Soul of Tort Law

    Alexander Lemann on Coercive Insurance and the Soul of Tort Law
    Professor Alexander Lemann (Research Fellow & Adjunct Professor, Georgetown Law) has posted to SSRN his article, Coercive Insurance and the Soul of Tort Law, 105 Geo. L.J. (forthcoming 2016). Here is the abstract: Scholars have long…
Rank this Week: 657

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
Rank this Week: 522

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Wallerstedt v. Wallerstedt – Relocation in Indiana Child Custody Case

    Wallerstedt v. Wallerstedt – Relocation in Indiana Child Custody Case
    When custodial parent of a minor child in Indiana plans to move to a new residence, that parent must understand his or her rights or obligations with regard to child custody. As of July 1, 2006, a parent with custody or parenting time…
  • Jul 15

    Martinez v. Cahue – Child Custody and Relocation to Another Country

    Martinez v. Cahue – Child Custody and Relocation to Another Country
    In Indiana, when a custodial parent wishes to move either out-of-state or out of the country, he or she needs to comply with Indiana Code Chapter 31-17-2.2, which requires notification of the courts and the other parent. The law…
  • Jun 25

    Sieglein v. Schmidt – Child Support of Baby Born Via In Vitro Fertilization

    Sieglein v. Schmidt – Child Support of Baby Born Via In Vitro Fertilization
    In 2016, there are so many different ways of becoming a parent. Beyond the so-called “traditional method,” there is adoption, surrogacy and in vitro fertilization.  With the advancement of technology, the legalities have been…
Rank this Week: 673

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Maine car accidents, motorcycle accidents and products liability cases, news and laws. By Peter Thompson & Associates.

http://www.maineinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Bangor Elderly Fall Prevention Awareness Highlighted

    Bangor Elderly Fall Prevention Awareness Highlighted
    As The Bangor Daily News recently reported, many local social service agencies actively promote awareness of the risk and prevention of elderly falls.  The National Council on Aging estimates that one in every three Americans over…
  • Jul 18

    Orrington Motorcycle Accident Victims Begin Long Road to Recovery as Community Rallie

    Orrington Motorcycle Accident Victims Begin Long Road to Recovery as Community Rallie
    The road to recovery is ongoing for a Maine couple involved in an Orrington motorcycle accident in May.  As reported by the Bangor Daily News, the 22-year-old motorcyclist lost control of his motorcycle while traveling on Route 15,…
  • Jul 10

    Maine Mother’s Tireless Fight Against Tired Trucking Marches On

    Maine Mother’s Tireless Fight Against Tired Trucking Marches On
    Almost 23 years have passed since Daphne Izner’s 17-year-old son and three of his friends, parked in the breakdown lane of the Maine Turnpike when their car overheated, were struck and instantly killed by a tired trucker. Despite…
Rank this Week: 496

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

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

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Jul 25

    Bitch, we’re the co-op board

    Bitch, we’re the co-op board
      By: David A. Smith   I always thought I should be treated like a star. – Madonna Ciccone Blogs must be entertaining or they are nothing, and few things can be more entertaining than mocking a self-important bloviator playing…
  • Jul 21

    Month in Review: May, 2016: Part 2, Breaking the blogger’s fourth wall

    Month in Review: May, 2016: Part 2, Breaking the blogger’s fourth wall
    By: David A. Smith   [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1] In yesterday’s Part 1 of a content-additive review of my May posts, I introduced the concept of kayfabe to politics.  More precisely, I outed kayfabe as an…
  • Jul 20

    Month in Review: May, 2016: Part 1, The world of kayfabe

    Month in Review: May, 2016: Part 1, The world of kayfabe
    By: David A. Smith   Over the last few years, I have become consumed with the post-meta concept of kayfabe, the twenty-first century’s dominant mode of entertainment, as defined (in true kayfabe fashion) by Wikipedia’s entry…
Rank this Week: 660

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 25

    Call for Papers--Children’s Legal Rights Journal

    Call for Papers--Children’s Legal Rights Journal
    Children’s Legal Rights Journal Call for Papers Issue 1, 2016 Children and the Law About the CLRJ. The Children’s Legal Rights Journal is a national journal sponsored by Loyola University Chicago School of Law in cooperation with the…
  • Jul 24

    The Guardian view on Ellie Butler’s murder: human fallibility?

    The Guardian view on Ellie Butler’s murder: human fallibility?
    From The Guardian: The family justice system has few admirers. Its clients come into contact with it at moments of stress and anger. It has to make the hard decisions that parents have been unwilling or incapable of making for...
  • Jul 23

    Opportunity: Be a Facilitator at Marion County Unrepresented Litigants Family Law Facilitation Program

    Opportunity: Be a Facilitator at Marion County Unrepresented Litigants Family Law Facilitation Program
    From the IndyBar: Dear Senior Judge/Domestic Relations Attorney, I am writing to you to invite you to participate in Marion County’s new Unrepresented Litigant (“URL”) Family Law facilitation program. In October of 2015 Marion County…
Rank this Week: 500

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Mandatory Mediation Clauses Thrown Out in Maine

    Mandatory Mediation Clauses Thrown Out in Maine
    It’s fairly common for a parenting plan or parenting time order to include a clause like this:   “If the parties are unable to reach an agreement regarding any change to this parenting agreement, they will request…
  • Jul 21

    Facebook is Good Evidence

    Facebook is Good Evidence
    If you’re going to assert in court that you are having no contact with someone, it’s probably best not to have Facebook conversations going on with that person. In an Arkansas guardianship case, a mother sought to terminate her…
  • May 25

    What Does the Court Do About Choosing a School? Part 2

    What Does the Court Do About Choosing a School? Part 2
    Continuing from the 5/23 post on Jordan v. Rea, about how an Arizona court will choose a school if the parents can’t agree, this is Jordan’s discussion of how private school tuition factors into the decision. When choosing a…
Rank this Week: 705

travelblawg

travelblawg

Provides guides, tips, news, and information related to travel + law.

http://travelblawg.boardingarea.com/
  • Jul 25

    Could Pokemon Go Help Catch Wanted Criminals?

    Could Pokemon Go Help Catch Wanted Criminals?
    The lure of a free TV, VCR or cash prize has been the bait to catch evasive wanted suspects. What about the promise of catching a rare Pokemon character? The post Could Pokemon Go Help Catch Wanted Criminals? appeared first on Travel Blawg.
  • Jul 18

    OldNYC App Puts You on the Streets of NYC in the 1800

    OldNYC App Puts You on the Streets of NYC in the 1800
    Take a Pokemon break in NYC to explore this history of the street corner you're on with the OldNYC App. The post OldNYC App Puts You on the Streets of NYC in the 1800s appeared first on Travel Blawg.
  • Jun 8

    PulsePoint Life-Saving App Helps Win The Race Against Time

    PulsePoint Life-Saving App Helps Win The Race Against Time
    PulsePoint App improves communications with citizens, empowering them to help reduce the millions of annual deaths from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). The post PulsePoint Life-Saving App Helps Win The Race Against Time appeared first on Travel…
Rank this Week: 482

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Fairlinch campsite in Braunton, North Devon is now open!

    Fairlinch campsite in Braunton, North Devon is now open!
    Fairlinch campsite in Braunton is now open! Special Summer reduction for family pitches 2 Adults + 2 Children £20 per night. Visit their website here. 
  • Jul 20

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Young children listen to their parents  While younger children admire their parents and listen to everything you tell them, teenagers are moving towards…
  • Jul 20

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Young children listen to their parents  While younger children admire their parents and listen to everything you tell them, teenagers are moving towards…
Rank this Week: 646

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Jul 24

    Facing the Fact

    Facing the Fact
    R (on the application of Hoyte) v London Borough of Southwark [2016] EWHC 1665 Admin is a useful decision of the High Court on the subject of repeat homelessness applications. Ms Hoyte is a 58 year old woman with a history of mental health…
  • Jul 13

    Getting Noticed

    Getting Noticed
    With NL away on his summer holidays I have picked up the Supreme Court judgement in Edwards v Kumarasamy [2016] UKSC 40 The case of Edwards v Kumarasamy has now seen a final decision from the Supreme Court with the Court overturning the…
  • Jul 13

    Wrong warrants? Issues in N325 compliance

    Wrong warrants? Issues in N325 compliance
    This is a guest post by Jonathan Holt of Garden Court North Chambers. GCN’s Jonathan Holt sets out below the background and detail to the recent emergence of a potential argument employable by those facing a warrant for possession,…
Rank this Week: 597

Construction Law Canada

Construction Law Canada

Covers recent developments in construction law in Canada. By Thomas G. Heintzman.

http://www.constructionlawcanada.com/
Rank this Week: 584

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 694

California Nursing Home Abuse…

California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers various nursing home abuse and elder neglect issues such as signs and symptoms of neglect, and California Elder Abuse and Neglect Law. By Walton Law Firm LLP.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    How Virtual Reality Could Help Calm Nursing Home Patient

    How Virtual Reality Could Help Calm Nursing Home Patient
    A recent article in Reuters Health reported that one out of every five nursing home residents that suffers verbal or physical nursing home abuse is not enduring that abuse at the hands of one of the staff members at a facility. Rather, about…
  • Jul 15

    Nursing Home Abuse at the Hands of Other Resident

    Nursing Home Abuse at the Hands of Other Resident
    While it might sound unlikely, perpetrators of nursing home abuse are not always those employed as caregivers for the elderly. According to a recent article in HealthDay, many elderly residents at nursing homes suffer injuries at the hands of…
  • Jul 8

    Elder Abuse Victims Remain Silent Too Often

    Elder Abuse Victims Remain Silent Too Often
    In order to stop nursing home abuse or to remove California seniors from assisted-living facilities where they have suffered serious injuries as a result of elder neglect, we need to know that this kind of abuse is occurring. However,…
Rank this Week: 539

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

Covers workers’ compensation law and drug injuries. By Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP.

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Jul 22

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support
    Last week was a very bad one for police officers across the country, starting with the separate police shooting of two unarmed men. These shootings – days apart in different parts of the country – sparked widespread outrage and…
  • Jul 7

    Despite Majority Support, Albany Legislators Fail To Consider Lavern’s Law

    Despite Majority Support, Albany Legislators Fail To Consider Lavern’s Law
    Lavern Wilkinson’s family was barred from seeking justice because of an archaic law. There was a recent lawsuit filed by a woman against a major coffee chain for injuries sustained when the lid came off of a coffee cup as it was being…
  • Jun 26

    Senior Partner Jordan Ziegler Discusses Repetitive Strain Injury On Podcast

    Senior Partner Jordan Ziegler Discusses Repetitive Strain Injury On Podcast
    Jordan A. Ziegler, Senior Partner Senior Partner Jordan Ziegler recently appeared on RSI Help, a podcast which shares news and information about repetitive strain injury. We have discussed this topic on this blog several times. In addition to…
Rank this Week: 588