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Austin Personal Injury Blog

Austin Personal Injury Blog

Litigation and injury news, cases and commentary. By Perlmutter & Schuelke, LLP.

http://www.civtrial.com/blog/
  • Jun 12

    Do Personal Injury Lawyers Make A Difference?

    Do Personal Injury Lawyers Make A Difference?
    One of my favorite things is disbursements — giving clients their checks from settlements or judgments. Today, I’m making disbursements in a settlement of a car wreck case, and the case is an example of how personal injury lawyers can…
  • Jun 12

    Eagle Ford Shale and Trucking Accident

    Eagle Ford Shale and Trucking Accident
    The past two weekends, I’ve had to make working trips to the Texas coast (and I didn’t even see the beach on either trip).  The one thing that struck me on the drives was the increase in traffic, especially trucking traffic.
  • Jun 11

    Motorcycle Accidents: ROT Rally Motorcycle Fatalitie

    Motorcycle Accidents: ROT Rally Motorcycle Fatalitie
    Austin’s annual Republic of Texas (ROT) Rally has come and gone, and again we’ve had too many motorcycle fatalities.   This year, three motorcyclists were killed during the weekend. In the first incident, a rider crashed into a…
Rank this Week: 597

novalawcity

novalawcity

Adventures in law and technology at the Shepard Broad Law Center of Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

http://nsulaw.typepad.com/novalawcity/
  • Aug 17

    Novalawcity is moving!

    Novalawcity is moving!
    Novalawcity is moving over to Wordpress as of 8/17/2011.   Please join us over at: http://nsulltc.wordpress.com/ to continue our discussion.
  • Aug 10

    Office of the Law Revision Counsel wants YOU!

    Office of the Law Revision Counsel wants YOU!
    The Office of the Law Revision Counsel is seeking comments on the new beta version of its website for the U.S. Code. The Office is looking for feedback from law librarians and members of the public about the site’s features, content, and…
  • Jun 24

    Getting to know LLTC: Mitch Silverman (addendum)

    Getting to know LLTC: Mitch Silverman (addendum)
    Wups--I forgot to post my picture with my blog profile! Here's me, the day my bright, shiny new nameplate was first put up.
Rank this Week: 616

Two-Seventy-One Patent Blog

Two-Seventy-One Patent Blog

Provides insight and analysis on patent law, patent portfolio management and patent litigation in the fields of electronics, software and computers. By Peter Zura.

http://271patent.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 578

Reading Tea Leaves

Reading Tea Leaves

Covers business and legal news. By Randy Wilson.

http://rlwilsonconsulting.wordpress.com
  • Jun 4

    Reading Tea Leaves Becomes “Lawyers Get Social”

    Reading Tea Leaves Becomes “Lawyers Get Social”
    I will no longer be updating Reading Tea Leaves and soon there will be a re-direct to “LawyersGetSocial”. The purpose of the change is to reflect the change in the emphasis of what I am blogging about and also to further brand “DSD Law…
  • Jun 4

    Reading Tea Leaves Becomes “Lawyers Get Social”

    Reading Tea Leaves Becomes “Lawyers Get Social”
    I will no longer be updating Reading Tea Leaves and soon there will be a re-direct to “LawyersGetSocial”. The purpose of the change is to reflect the change in the emphasis of what I am blogging about and also to further brand…
  • Jun 2

    Google Buzz Settlement Finally Final Final

    Google Buzz Settlement Finally Final Final
    This has been dragging out far longer than the time Buzz got itself in trouble long enough to be the target of class action privacy violation lawsuits.  At long last various privacy advocacy groups will receive funds along with more than $2…
Rank this Week: 570

New York Trusts & Estates Law…

New York Trusts & Estates Law Blog

Covers New York wills, trusts, estates, and elder law. By Saul Elnadav.

http://trustsestateslaw.com
Rank this Week: 623

Sam Hasler's Indiana Divorce &…

Sam Hasler's Indiana Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers child custody, child support and divorce.

http://haslerlaw2.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    For Those Using Free Forms From The Internet

    For Those Using Free Forms From The Internet
    Be careful of what you get. I have said this before but not quite as well as Wiggin & Nourie, P.A. does with its Is LegalZoom Legal?
  • Mar 20

    Prenuptial Agreements Are Good For Family Businesse

    Prenuptial Agreements Are Good For Family Businesse
    If you have a family business then read the following from The Williston Herald, Family roles play a part in farm operation, succession A family death brings questions about new roles: "To help deal with in-laws, Hanson is now a firm believer…
  • Mar 19

    Why Estate Planning?

    Why Estate Planning?
    Give Allinotte Law Office's Do you want to deal with this now or let your family deal with it later? a read. I think the article points out a few things not usually thought of when thinking of estate planning. Both the things needing…
Rank this Week: 638

Infinity Ranch

Infinity Ranch

Musings about the important things in life - law, politics, music, racing, soccer, etc.

http://infinityranch.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 3

    Los Endo

    Los Endo
    I've come to a conclusion.After more than six years and 3100 posts, I've decided that the Ranch has run its course. In short, this will be the last post I make here. I'll leave the blog itself up as an archive (and a collection of useful…
  • Dec 31

    You Aughta See . . .

    You Aughta See . . .
    While I wrote about music back in the days before blogs, I never really did the same with movies. It wasn't due to lack of interest. A lot of lonely weekends in law school led to my development into a film fanatic. Thanks to Netflix, I've…
  • Dec 30

    You Aughta Hear . . .

    You Aughta Hear . . .
    Back in the days before blogs, I wrote album reviews. Nothing all that substantive, just gut reactions to whatever passed through my world. Ever since I started this blog I've occasionally popped off about music. So it only seems natural,…
Rank this Week: 591

Law and Letters

Law and Letters

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

    Destroying Public Education in California

    Destroying Public Education in California
    So let's say you're in charge of one of the most successful university systems in the country. Your state is in a budget crisis, held hostage by a small but strategically vocal minority that are so against taxation (while their "free market"…
  • Jun 23

    Finally back!

    Finally back!
    I went to visit my parents for a week to attend my nephew's high school graduation and to be exploited for free child care. For some reason, the entire week I could not access Blogger. I could access blogspot blogs, but not the "create a…
  • Jun 15

    Things that make you feel old.

    Things that make you feel old.
    My nephew is graduating from high school on Wednesday.
Rank this Week: 635

WUSTL School of Law News

WUSTL School of Law News

http://news.wustl.edu/_layouts/WUSTL.SharePoint.WebParts/CustomFeed.aspx?xsl=1&web=/schools/Law&page=ffd03ae5-7e53-44de-89b3-4672f3ea5710&wp=afe32abc-2fc9-4eac-80d2-26a459662960
  • Nov 10

    Wash U Expert: Obama within rights to proceed on immigration reform

    Wash U Expert: Obama within rights to proceed on immigration reform
    With Republicans gaining control of Congress after the midterm elections, Speaker of the House John Boehner insists that President Barack Obama could get “burned” if he uses executive action to move forward on immigration reform…
  • May 17

    Washington People: John Inazu

    Washington People: John Inazu
    John Inazu, associate professor of law, discusses his research on the concept of "confident pluralism," the idea we can and must live together peaceably in spite of deep differences over politics, religion, sexuality and other important…
  • May 16

    WashU Expert: SCOTUS should not have punted on Zubik v. Burwell

    WashU Expert: SCOTUS should not have punted on Zubik v. Burwell
    On May 16, the U.S. Supreme Court sent the Zubick vs. Burwell case, a challenge to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive requirement for employers, back to the lower courts for further examination, leaving women employees and students at…
Rank this Week: 655

Deeplinks Blog

Deeplinks Blog

Covers bloggers' rights, DMCA, DRM, intellectual property, privacy and security issues. From the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks
  • May 23

    Chilean Bid to Help Authors Will Chill Audiovisual Content Online

    Chilean Bid to Help Authors Will Chill Audiovisual Content Online
    Authors around the world are realizing the benefits of sharing their work in new ways, finding new audiences by refusing to articipate in traditional methods of distribution and licensing.  But a new proposal in Chile could undermine…
  • May 20

    Pakistan's Senate Gets Smart About Terrible Cyber-Crime Bill

    Pakistan's Senate Gets Smart About Terrible Cyber-Crime Bill
    Over the last few months, Pakistan's Internet community has been fighting to stop the passage of one of the world's worst cyber-crime proposals: the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill (PECB). Thanks in part to the hundreds of messages sent…
  • May 20

    EFF at Copyright Office Roundtables Tuesday and Wednesday in San Francisco

    EFF at Copyright Office Roundtables Tuesday and Wednesday in San Francisco
    User Advocates, Tech Companies, and Studios Debate Impact of Copyright Law on the ‘Internet of Things’San Francisco—On Tuesday and Wednesday, May 24-25, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Staff Attorney Kit Walsh and…
Rank this Week: 677

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Godwin's Law versus the Wodehouse Rule

    Godwin's Law versus the Wodehouse Rule
    The corollary to Godwin's Law holds that whoever first makes a Hitler comparison in a debate loses.But it's probably also a good rule of thumb that whoever first makes an apt Wodehouse reference in a debate automatically wins.In today's NY…
  • May 22

    Lack of empathy

    Lack of empathy
    Here's an enjoyable song by a new group (Car Seat Headrest) that hit an unfortunate speed bump (as described here) right before the May 20 release of their new album.Ric Ocasek, who had two catchy hits in the 1980s and that's pretty…
  • May 19

    OECD-BEPS conference in Amsterdam next week

    OECD-BEPS conference in Amsterdam next week
    I have now written my (15-20 minute) talk, along with skeletal slides, for the upcoming NYU-Amsterdam Center for Tax Law conference, in Amsterdam on June 1, concerning OECD-BEPS et al.  My topic will be "The U.S. Response to OECD-BEPS…
Rank this Week: 683

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news and laws. By Jacob J. Sapochnick.

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    I-601 Waiver Success Story

    I-601 Waiver Success Story
    In this segment, attorney Jacob Sapochnick Esq., discusses an example of an I-601 Waiver. For more information about waivers of inadmissibility please click here. Overview: An I-601 Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility allows…
  • May 16

    All about EB-5 and Regional Center

    All about EB-5 and Regional Center
    In this segment, attorney Jacob Sapochnick Esq., discusses the EB-5 visa program and Regional Center investments. For more information about the EB-5 program please click here. Overview:  What is EB-5? The EB-5 is a visa that allows an…
  • May 9

    E Visa Myths and Fact

    E Visa Myths and Fact
    In this segment, attorney Jacob Sapochnick Esq., addresses common E visa myths and the facts surrounding the E visa program. Overview:  Here are the common myths and misconceptions that clients have about the E visa program: The first…
Rank this Week: 704

J.M. Reinan, P.C. Blog

J.M. Reinan, P.C. Blog

Discusses nursing home neglect & abuse, medical malpractice, consumer protection and civil rights.

http://reinanlaw.com/category/blog/
  • May 23

    Westword Publishes Article on Gerald Propp Case

    Westword Publishes Article on Gerald Propp Case
    The Law Offices of J.M. Reinan, P.C. represents the surviving spouse of Gerald Propp in her claims brought against Mr. Propp’s former assisted living facility, Atria Park of Applewood in Lakewood, Colorado. As detailed in...
  • Apr 8

    Denver Post Publishes Article Regarding Potential Lawsuits Sparked by Northeast Denver Flood-Control Project

    Denver Post Publishes Article Regarding Potential Lawsuits Sparked by Northeast Denver Flood-Control Project
    To read the article, including J Reinan’s comments on this hotly contested local issue, follow the link here: http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_29742965/northeast-denver-flood-control-project-could-spark-lawsuit
  • Apr 1

    Jordana Griff Gingrass Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Under Age 40

    Jordana Griff Gingrass Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Under Age 40
    Reinan Law attorney, Jordana Griff Gingrass, has received the prestigious honor of being named Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney Under 40 in the state of Colorado. The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (“NAOPIA”) is...
Rank this Week: 695

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Ok, that's enough! Stop giving legal advice if you're not a lawyer.

    Ok, that's enough! Stop giving legal advice if you're not a lawyer.
    On Friday, I had to yell at someone in a bank. Well, I suppose I didn't have to, but that is pretty much what happened. You tell me whether you'd have done the same. On Friday I met with a client who is around 90 years old. She has never…
  • May 23

    Still don't have a healthcare directive?

    Still don't have a healthcare directive?
    I've come across a really good article by Aviva B. Abraham of the Toronto litigation firm, Wagner Sidlofsky. It covers in some detail what you need to include in a healthcare directive, and why you should have one. Click here to read it. In…
  • May 23

    Deceased would rather die than vote for Trump or Clinton

    Deceased would rather die than vote for Trump or Clinton
    Regular readers of this blog know that I am always on the lookout for unusual, odd, or remarkable estate-related items. Recently I found this unusual obituary that I'm sharing with you. What's so unusual about it? Just the fact that it starts…
Rank this Week: 649

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • May 23

    Lawyerist’s 3rd Annual Short-Fiction Contest

    Lawyerist’s 3rd Annual Short-Fiction Contest
    Lawyerist.com is holding a short-fiction contest is open to all writers. If you have a story to tell (in 5,000 words or less) that is an original work of fiction that features a lawyer as a prominent character. Entries must be submitted by…
  • May 20

    ISSCR Updates Guidelines for Stem Cell Research

    ISSCR Updates Guidelines for Stem Cell Research
    The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) recently issued 2016 Guidelines for Stem Cell Research and Clinical Translation.  The new Guidelines update and expand the 2006 and 2008 guideline “topic areas and bring all…
  • May 19

    Internet Archive: Free Interdisciplinary Resource

    Internet Archive: Free Interdisciplinary Resource
     Remember our post from last week about judicial notice and the Wayback Machine? Well, the Wayback Machine is just one part of the Internet Archive, which can be a useful resource for free research on the web. The Internet Archive is a…
Rank this Week: 702

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • May 23

    Crash Kills Woodland Woman

    Crash Kills Woodland Woman
    Crash Kills Woodland Woman Crash Kills Woodland Woman Crash Kills Woodland Woman I'm Ed Smith, a Woodland auto accident attorney. A woman from Woodland passed away as a result of injuries she suffered in a three-vehicle collision. What…
  • May 23

    Two Motorcyclists Die Near Dixon

    Two Motorcyclists Die Near Dixon
    Two Motorcyclists Die Near Dixon Two Motorcyclists Die Near Dixon Two Motorcyclists Die Near Dixon I'm Ed Smith, a Dixon Motorcycle accident lawyer. Two motorcyclists were involved in a traffic collision and lost their lives Saturday, May…
  • May 22

    Nevada County Highway Collision

    Nevada County Highway Collision
    Nevada County Highway Collision Nevada County Highway Collision Nevada County Highway Collision I'm Ed Smith, a Grass Valley-Nevada City auto accident attorney. Cal Fire reported that at least eight people were hurt in a three-car crash…
Rank this Week: 689

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers motorcycle accidents and rider safety. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    Motorcyclist Dies Following Crash On Interstate 55 Ramp

    Motorcyclist Dies Following Crash On Interstate 55 Ramp
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday evening (May 22, 2016) on the ramp from Arsenal Road to northbound Interstate 55 (I-55) in Channahon Township. Details on the accident appear somewhat limited, especially details as to why the…
  • May 22

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Hampshire Township

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Hampshire Township
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon (May 21, 2016) in Hampshire Township, which is in Kane County. According to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened at approximately 3:57 p.m., as a group of…
  • May 19

    Motorcyclist Dies Following Accident In Morgan County

    Motorcyclist Dies Following Accident In Morgan County
    There was an Illinois motorcycle accident Friday (May 13, 2016) after which a motorcyclist has died.  The accident happened in Morgan County near the border with Sangamon County. The accident happened Friday morning as an eastbound…
Rank this Week: 650

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • May 23

    Bonding With Your Children After Divorce

    Bonding With Your Children After Divorce
    If you are getting a divorce, you may not be 100% certain about how child custody will work out. If domestic violence is not an issue, will one of you have the children more than the other parent? Or, will you both share custody of the…
  • May 20

    Savvy Money Tips for Divorcing Boomer

    Savvy Money Tips for Divorcing Boomer
    If you are a Baby Boomer and getting a divorce, you are not alone. If you haven’t heard, gray divorce is trending. According to research from the National Center for Family & Marriage, the divorce rate for the 50 and over crowd…
  • May 19

    Fighting Over Pet Custody

    Fighting Over Pet Custody
    A 2015 survey from the American Pet Products Association found that about two-thirds of American households own a pet, which proves that we love our animal companions. During a time when more couples are delaying starting families,…
Rank this Week: 653

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • May 23

    ADVOCATENTUCHTRECHT

    ADVOCATENTUCHTRECHT
    Enkele recente uitspraken De Raad van Toezicht op de advocatuur in Curaçao, de tuchtrechter in eerste aanleg, heeft op 20 mei 2016 uitspraak in diverse zaken gedaan. Enkele overwegingen zijn interessant om hier te delen. Een…
  • May 10

    HUIZEN GEDWONGEN MET VERLIES VERKOCHT

    HUIZEN GEDWONGEN MET VERLIES VERKOCHT
    Banken aansprakelijk? Een particulier heeft hypothecaire leningen bij twee banken afgesloten. De hypotheken rusten op twee woningen die hij met dat geleende geld heeft gekocht. De eigenaar verliest zijn baan, kan de hypotheeklasten niet…
  • May 6

    TYPES OF LIABILITY IN ARUBA

    TYPES OF LIABILITY IN ARUBA
    A three-part distinction With regard to liability a three-part distinction can be made. The first distinction relates to the basis of the liability: liability pursuant to a contractual relationship (the attributable failure in this respect)…
Rank this Week: 651

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • May 23

    Supreme Court unanimously dismisses GOP appeal over Virginia district

    Supreme Court unanimously dismisses GOP appeal over Virginia district
    In a unanimous ruling, the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal from Republicans who argued that a redistricting plan harmed their prospects for re-election. Justice Stephen Beyer wrote that there was no “record evidence” to support…
  • May 23

    Supreme Court throws out death sentence handed to black man from all-white jury

    Supreme Court throws out death sentence handed to black man from all-white jury
    In a 7-1 decision Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a black Georgia death row inmate who was sentenced to death for murdering a white woman, a conviction handed down from an all-white jury. Photo by Molly Riley/Reuters WASHINGTON…
  • May 18

    One of Trump’s potential court nominees has a history of mocking him on Twitter

    One of Trump’s potential court nominees has a history of mocking him on Twitter
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a foreign policy speech in Washington, D.C. Photo by Jim Bourg/Reuters AUSTIN, Texas — An avid Twitter user, Donald Trump has attracted more than his fair share of trolls. Now, he…
Rank this Week: 647

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Nasdaq hints at legal challenge to IEX quotations delay

    Nasdaq hints at legal challenge to IEX quotations delay
    By John Filar AtwoodIn a letter to the SEC, Nasdaq suggested that the Commission’s proposed interpretation that would allow Investors’ Exchange LLC (IEX) to operate with a delay on quotation response times would likely be subject…
  • May 20

    SEC nominees move forward in confirmation proce

    SEC nominees move forward in confirmation proce
    By Amy Leisinger, J.D.The Senate Banking Committee has voted to approve several executive nominations for a full Senate vote, including Lisa Fairfax and Hester Peirce for the SEC, according to a statement by the committee’s ranking…
  • May 19

    SEC updates C&DIs on non-GAAP financial measure

    SEC updates C&DIs on non-GAAP financial measure
    By Rodney F. Tonkovic, J.D.The SEC has updated a dozen of its Compliance & Disclosure Interpretations (C&DIs) on the use of non-GAAP financial measures. Among other items, the updates concern the definition of "funds from operations,"…
Rank this Week: 652

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • May 23

    Balancing Competing Policy Interests in Determining Tax Statu

    Balancing Competing Policy Interests in Determining Tax Statu
    A recent article on proposed Delaware legislation highlights the complexities and competing objectives lawmakers face when deciding if a nonprofit should be exempt from paying local property taxes. Here, the decision is whether or not to add…
  • May 22

    Exam Alternative

    Exam Alternative
    The spring semester is over, but Facebook tells me that plenty of law professors are still grading exams. It's no secret that grading is not the most popular part of the job, at least in part because traditional issue-spotters can...
  • May 21

    Arts Funding & "Private Benefit"

    Arts Funding & "Private Benefit"
    In a recent post to this blog, Lloyd Mayer reported on allegations that the Clinton Foundation improperly provided a "private benefit" to a for-profit company, and found them wanting. Among other things, Mayer noted that the Clinton…
Rank this Week: 681

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • May 23

    Understanding the Legal Effects of Your Divorce

    Understanding the Legal Effects of Your Divorce
    A divorce can be one of the most emotionally upsetting events. Navigating the proceedings can be just as difficult, but understanding the legal effects can make the process more manageable. Initiating a Divorce The spouse who initiates a…
  • May 20

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    Not a “fun” site, but a fascinating one. From the Vatican’s official Web site comes this interactive view of the interior of the Sistine Chapel. You can drag around with your mouse and zoom in and out with the buttons.…
  • May 19

    4 Unexpected Ways You Could End Up in Court

    4 Unexpected Ways You Could End Up in Court
    We all know there are many, many ways to find yourself facing a judge. From felonies such as robbery to misdemeanors all the way down to lawsuits involving your neighbors or employers, the possible ways to find yourself in court are almost…
Rank this Week: 661

Copyright Litigation Blog

Copyright Litigation Blog

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

http://copyrightlitigation.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Copyright & Vocals: Can An Employer Put An Employee's Voice In A Video Game?

    Copyright & Vocals: Can An Employer Put An Employee's Voice In A Video Game?
    In Lewis v. Activision Blizzard, Inc., --- Fed. Appx. ---- (December 18, 2015) dealt with the question of whether voiceover "baby murloc" recordings made by an employee of Blizzard Entertainment were "works for hire" under the Copyright…
  • May 19

    Copyright & Music: Proving Infringement With Indirect Evidence

    Copyright & Music: Proving Infringement With Indirect Evidence
    In Guzman v. Hacienda Records and Recording Studio, Inc.,  -- F.3d --- (December 14, 2015), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit had the opportunity to listen to some Tejano music.Guzman, the writer of the music and…
  • May 16

    Killer Copyright Trolls: Can't The Jane Does Of The World Make Them Pay?

    Killer Copyright Trolls: Can't The Jane Does Of The World Make Them Pay?
     If someone sues you for a copyright infringement you didn't commit and the case gets dismissed, shouldn't you get your attorneys fees?  In Killer Joe Nevada LLC v. Does 1-20, 807 F.3d 908 (8th Circuit 2015), the United States Court…
Rank this Week: 694

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Adjust The Portfolio

    Adjust The Portfolio
    Peter Lynch is probably one of the most famous investors ever.As the head of Magellan Fund for 13 years, he averaged returns of 29.2% annually. Assets under his management swelled from $18 million to $14 billion. Like a good athlete he left…
  • May 20

    No Limit

    No Limit
    Changes in the weather...Workers' compensation is a pendulum that swings back and forth.For the past 10 or so years the interests of payers have trumped those of beneficiaries, as laws across the nation limited benefits, and consequently…
  • May 19

    Summit Note

    Summit Note
    Bob Wilson from workerscompensation.com has posted links to the notes compiled by David Langham arising out of the 2016 Workers' Compensation Summit held in Dallas last week.The notes are broken down into five categories; plagiarizing Bob's…
Rank this Week: 693

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

Feature information and updates on Minnesota divorce and family law issues. By Brown Law Offices, PA.

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
  • May 22

    5 Budgeting Do’s and Don’ts for the Newly Separated

    5 Budgeting Do’s and Don’ts for the Newly Separated
    If you plan to divorce, you will face numerous concerns. One of the greatest will likely involve how to manage your money. Whether you initiated the divorce or not, chances are your finances will take a huge hit: data show that income drops…
  • May 18

    The Art of Forensic Accounting During Divorce

    The Art of Forensic Accounting During Divorce
    During a high net worth divorce, or when a couple has complex finances that need to be divided, a forensic accountant assesses the value of marital assets and debts to prepare to divide property. The accountant’s work and testimony can…
  • May 15

    Cynthia and Jason Brown Author Cohabitation Article for Minnesota Lawyer Newspaper

    Cynthia and Jason Brown Author Cohabitation Article for Minnesota Lawyer Newspaper
    An amendment, introduced in the Minnesota Legislature on March 15, 2016, proposed an change to Minn. Stat. sec. 518A.39, Subd. 3, which will terminate alimony payments if the recipient remarries or dies. HF1333 or the “cohabitation…
Rank this Week: 692

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • May 21

    Director of Academic Success Program at University of Tennessee

    Director of Academic Success Program at University of Tennessee
    POSITION NOTICE THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF LAW THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for the position of Director of its Academic Success Program (ASP). This is a new, full time, non-tenure track…
  • May 20

    Academic Support Gets a Nod from Pop Culture!

    Academic Support Gets a Nod from Pop Culture!
    Boing Boing is one of my favorite websites. When I was looking at it the other day, I stumbled across a mention of my last academic success book, A Weekly Guide to Being a Model Law Student, which was pretty...
  • May 18

    Law School Action Comic

    Law School Action Comic
    (Alex Ruskell)
Rank this Week: 678

California Personal Injury Lawyers…

California Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.californiapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • May 20

    UCLA MEDICAL CENTER & CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER PATIENTS’ FOUND IN “IMMEDIATE JEOPARDY” AFTER MEDICAL SCOPE SUPERBUG OUTBREAK

    UCLA MEDICAL CENTER & CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER PATIENTS’ FOUND IN “IMMEDIATE JEOPARDY” AFTER MEDICAL SCOPE SUPERBUG OUTBREAK
    California State Health Inspectors from the Department of Public Health in 2015 found two leading California hospitals in violation of numerous safety requirements that appeared to put their patients in “immediate jeopardy”. …
  • May 5

    NEW CALIFORNIA TOBACCO LAW RAISES AGE LIMIT TO 21

    NEW CALIFORNIA TOBACCO LAW RAISES AGE LIMIT TO 21
    On Wednesday, May 4, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed various new bills which became law, including one that will raise the smoking age in California from 18 to 21 years of age, another that will restrict the use of electronic…
  • Apr 6

    New Device to Test for Drug Use By California Driver

    New Device to Test for Drug Use By California Driver
    Did you know that there is a new device able to test if a driver has used recreational drugs and is driving while high?  As you may know, medical marijuana is used by many and there is a proposed ballot measure to legalize the use of…
Rank this Week: 646

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • May 20

    Michigan Juvenile Lifers Win Court Victory

    Michigan Juvenile Lifers Win Court Victory
    – Hill V. Snyder, 6th Cir. 2016 On May 11, it was ordered by the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals that a “meaningful and realistic opportunity for release” must be granted to all Michigan juvenile “lifers,” or…
  • May 18

    What Are White Collar Crimes?  

    What Are White Collar Crimes?  
    There are many offenses that fall under the category of white collar crimes, but all are generally motivated by the possibility of financial gain.  Some of these crimes include money laundering, embezzlement, tax evasion, insurance…
  • May 13

    Police Dog

    Police Dog
    Many people love their dogs; some even consider them an important member of the family, just as important as their “human” relatives.  While all dogs are special, police dogs are in a class all their own, providing law…
Rank this Week: 656

Wage Law

Wage Law

Covers California wage and hour law. By Walsh & Walsh.

http://www.californiawagelaw.com/wage_law/
  • May 20

    Arbitrator's Award Reinstated in MOU Dispute

    Arbitrator's Award Reinstated in MOU Dispute
    The Ninth Circuit has reinstated an arbitration decision that had been vacated by the U.S. District Court. In SW Reg. Council of Carpenters v. Drywall Dynamics, Inc. (9th Cir. 14-55250 5/19/16), the arbitrator ruled that an employer was bound…
  • May 17

    California Supreme Court Grants Review of Alvarado v. Dart Container Corp

    California Supreme Court Grants Review of Alvarado v. Dart Container Corp
    The Supreme Court has agreed to review the Court of Appeal's decision in Alvarado v. Dart Container Corp. of California (2016) 243 Cal.App.4th 1200 (SC S232607/E061645, review granted, 5/11/16), concerning overtime calculations and the…
  • May 3

    Employer Defeats Class Action Regarding Rounding and Overtime Pay

    Employer Defeats Class Action Regarding Rounding and Overtime Pay
    In Corbin v. Time Warner (9th Cir. 13-55622 5/2/16), the 9th Circuit affirmed a district court’s summary judgment in favor of Time Warner Entertainment-Advance/Newhouse Partnership in a putative class action brought by a Time Warner…
Rank this Week: 642

National Forest Law Blog

National Forest Law Blog

Focuses on legal issues and cases affecting national forest management and policy. By Ryan L. Woody.

http://www.nationalforestlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 665

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/
  • May 18

    Affluenza Teen Going to Jail for Fatal DUI

    Affluenza Teen Going to Jail for Fatal DUI
    A Texas judge has finally sent Ethan Couch, the “affluenza” teen, to jail. Most drivers convicted of a deadly Los Angeles DUI would have been grateful to receive Couch’s original sentence—10 years’ probation for…
  • May 16

    When Should a Marijuana High Equal a Los Angeles DUI?

    When Should a Marijuana High Equal a Los Angeles DUI?
    Blood alcohol content serves as a determining factor when police decide whether or not to charge someone with DUI in Los Angeles. If a breathalyzer and/or blood test shows a reading of .08 or higher, the driver will likely face a charge of…
  • May 11

    Oakland DUI Drivers Avoid Checkpoints On May 5th

    Oakland DUI Drivers Avoid Checkpoints On May 5th
    Should people of Irish ancestry complain about planned checkpoints for DUIs in Los Angeles on St. Patrick’s Day? In Oakland, California, at least, their protests could have an impact if the local department’s actions regarding…
Rank this Week: 670

Translation For Lawyers

Translation For Lawyers

Covers various topics related to language translation, interpretation, and culture in the Legal Sytem. By All Language Alliance, Inc.

http://www.translationforlawyers.com/
  • May 18

    Why Professional Patent Translations Are Important for Patent Litigation

    Why Professional Patent Translations Are Important for Patent Litigation
    Legal translation solutions, such as pre litigation translation, patent litigation translation, patent translation services,  and on site legal interpreter services play an important role in patent litigation.  With the recent…
  • May 17

    Russian Translation Services | Russian to English Translation

    Russian Translation Services | Russian to English Translation
    Russian legal translation services at All Language Alliance, Inc.Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.languagealliance.com
  • May 12

    Legal Documents Translation Online in Light of Panama Papers Fallout

    Legal Documents Translation Online in Light of Panama Papers Fallout
    The Panama Papers Scandal Will Require Involvement of Multilingual Legal Translators, Legal Interpreters, and Lawyers for Years to Come There is a growing demand for professional legal translation solutions and multilingual legal document…
Rank this Week: 703

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 641

Texas Wills and Trusts Law Online

Texas Wills and Trusts Law Online

Covers issues relating to wills, trusts, estate planning, and probate in Texas. By Rania Combs.

http://www.texaswillsandtrustslaw.com
  • May 18

    Would You Rather Die Than Vote For Trump or Clinton?

    Would You Rather Die Than Vote For Trump or Clinton?
    If you’re discontented with your choices for president this year, you will appreciate Mary Ann Noland’s obituary, which suggests she chose to die rather than vote for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.
  • May 13

    How Will I Know If My College Student Has a Medical Emergency When Away at School?

    How Will I Know If My College Student Has a Medical Emergency When Away at School?
    If you are the parent of a high school senior, you’re probably feeling a whirlwind of emotion right now. Just thinking about the fact that I will be in your place in a couple of years makes my heart beat a bit faster! While you’re…
  • May 4

    Will Property Transferred by Texas Transfer on Death Deed be Subject to Medicaid Estate Recovery?

    Will Property Transferred by Texas Transfer on Death Deed be Subject to Medicaid Estate Recovery?
    Following the death of someone receiving Medicaid benefits, Medicaid has the power to recoup from his or her estate funds expended by Medicaid for that individual’s benefit. Several individuals have contacted me recently wondering…
Rank this Week: 701

Nwe York Injuries Blog

Nwe York Injuries Blog

Covers current events and issues in personal injury and medical malpractice law. By Levine & Slavit.

http://www.newyorkinjuries.com/blog
  • May 18

    Claims Against New York City Department of Correction Rose in 2015

    Claims Against New York City Department of Correction Rose in 2015
    Recently, New York Daily News reported that in 2015, there were more than 2,800 personal injury claims filed by inmates in city jails against the New York City Department of Correction. This is a 27 percent…
  • May 9

    Dental Anesthesia Mishaps Lead to Children’s Death

    Dental Anesthesia Mishaps Lead to Children’s Death
    It’s a parent’s worst nightmare. A mother brings her toddler in for a routine dental procedure and her child passes away. That is the reality for Betty Squire, a young Texas mother whose 14-month-old daughter, Daisy Lynn…
  • Apr 15

    Large Trucks Continue to Cause Big Problems on the Road

    Large Trucks Continue to Cause Big Problems on the Road
    Trucking accidents can cause serious injuries and death.  If this year is any indication, accidents involving large trucks have the potential to claim more lives than all domestic commercial airline fatalities during the past 45…
Rank this Week: 700

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
  • May 18

    FINRA Publishes Mitigation Statement in Elderly Client Conversion Case

    FINRA Publishes Mitigation Statement in Elderly Client Conversion Case
    An elderly client gives her stockbroker $25,000. Is it a loan? Maybe. Is it an investment? Could be. What did that $25,000 obtain for the client? Supposedly a piece of a business. Except the business didn't exist.The odd thing -- the…
  • May 17

    BrokeAndBroker.com Blog by Bill Singer WEEK IN REVIEW

    BrokeAndBroker.com Blog by Bill Singer WEEK IN REVIEW
    UBS And Wells Fargo Wage Thumb Drive WarfareLike an artichoke, some lawsuits require you to peel off one leaf after another until you get to the heart of the matter -- and, just like an artichoke, you may choke on that prize at the center if…
  • May 17

    UBS and Wells Fargo Wage Thumb Drive Warfare

    UBS and Wells Fargo Wage Thumb Drive Warfare
    Like an artichoke, some lawsuits require you to peel off one leaf after another until you get to the heart of the matter -- and, just like an artichoke, you may choke on that prize at the center if you're not careful. Consider a recent FINRA…
Rank this Week: 699

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Provides updates and commentary on whistleblower cases. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • May 17

    More Sober Homes Mean More Chances to Scam the Government

    More Sober Homes Mean More Chances to Scam the Government
    The national epidemic of addiction to painkillers, heroin and a host of synthetic drugs has fueled the demand for all aspects of addiction treatment, including sober homes.  As of 2015, Florida had an estimated 1,200 sober homes housing…
  • May 16

    Medicare Overpaid $14.1 Billion to Medicare Advantage Plan

    Medicare Overpaid $14.1 Billion to Medicare Advantage Plan
    The Government Accountability Office recently released a report finding that Medicare paid out $14.1 billion to private insurance companies for improper claims in 2013 alone.  The report, entitled “Medicare Advantage: …
  • May 6

    South Florida — Ground Zero for Medicare Part D Fraud

    South Florida — Ground Zero for Medicare Part D Fraud
    South Florida is ground zero for Medicare fraud.  Again. This time it’s Medicare Part D fraud.  Medicare Part D went into effect in 2006 as a means of providing prescription drug coverage to Medicare beneficiaries.  …
Rank this Week: 658

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Covers the False Claims Act, qui tam litigation and whistleblower litigation. By Tycko & Zavareei.

http://www.fraudfighters.net/news/
Rank this Week: 685

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/
  • May 16

    Are Teachers Public Figures?

    Are Teachers Public Figures?
    the "involuntary public figure"Dear Rich: I worked for the public schools in Minnesota and after observing many things I didn't like, I resigned and then wrote an expose that I now sell for my Texas based business. This expose discusses…
  • May 13

    Will Your NDA Still Work After DTSA?

    Will Your NDA Still Work After DTSA?
    Dear Rich: I'm pitching a product to a potential licensor soon and planning to use an NDA from your book. After the new law, will your NDA still work?We assume you're using the NDA from our book, Profit From Your Idea. (You can find…
  • May 4

    Never Say Forever: Music Master Ownership

    Never Say Forever: Music Master Ownership
    Dear Rich: The term "in perpetuity" appears in record contracts quite often in regard to ownership of masters yet that same term is quite often the subject of many problems, in particular as they relate to the statute of frauds. I am in the…
Rank this Week: 709

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • May 13

    Limousine Service Sued for Crash Injury

    Limousine Service Sued for Crash Injury
    Prom and graduation season is upon us, which means many high school students will be donning tuxedos and gowns and heading out for a final bash.  Parents concerned about the possibility of drunk driving may splurge on a limousine service…
  • May 10

    Nielsen v. Bell – Child Negligence in Injury Lawsuit

    Nielsen v. Bell – Child Negligence in Injury Lawsuit
    Although children are typically the victims in injury lawsuits, they can sometimes be the ones who cause injuries.  The question of whether parents may be held liable will depend on a number of factors, including: The age of the child;…
  • May 8

    Report: Florida Fatal Van Crash Driver Impaired by Antihistamine

    Report: Florida Fatal Van Crash Driver Impaired by Antihistamine
    Little more than a year ago, the driver of a van full of churchgoers ran a stop sign and crashed in a shallow body of water off a Florida highway in Glades County, killing eight of the 18 passengers inside. Now, authorities say the…
Rank this Week: 674

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

Covers trade secrets, noncompetes, privacy and security, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, trademarks, copyrights, and business torts. By Russell Beck.

http://faircompetitionlaw.com
  • May 12

    President Obama Signs the DTSA (really…)

    President Obama Signs the DTSA (really…)
    I posted yesterday that President Obama had signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act, including a lengthy summary of the bill, it’s history, what it does, and what (I think) it will mean for companies. But, for those who have been following…
  • May 11

    Defend Trade Secrets Act and What It Mean

    Defend Trade Secrets Act and What It Mean
    After 5 years in the making, the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (the “DTSA”) was signed into law today by President Obama (following a unanimous vote by the Senate (87-0) and nearly unanimous vote by the House (410-2)). The…
  • May 10

    Defend Trade Secrets Act to Be Law Tomorrow

    Defend Trade Secrets Act to Be Law Tomorrow
    This is a very quick post, with details to follow tomorrow. We’ve all been waiting for it, and it’s happening tomorrow:  President Obama is scheduled to sign the Defend Trade Secrets Act (aka the DTSA) tomorrow afternoon.…
Rank this Week: 680

Colorado Construction Litigation

Colorado Construction Litigation

Covers construction litigation in Colorado. By Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, LLC.

http://www.coloradoconstructionlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 690

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Provides news and opinions on immigration law and policy. By Susan I. Nelson.

http://www.centeximmigration.com/
  • May 3

    Texas Private Detention Center licensed as a childcare provider

    Texas Private Detention Center licensed as a childcare provider
    Texas had to change it's rules in order to license the Karnes County Residential Center as a child care provider, but the Texas Department of Family and Protective services has done it. The license was issued for 60 days, giving the facility…
  • Apr 18

    Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in U.S. v. Texa

    Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in U.S. v. Texa
    From the American Immigration Council: Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in U.S. v. Texas Government Makes Strong Case for Moving DAPA Forward April 18, 2016 Washington D.C. - Today, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in United States v.…
  • Feb 16

    Net economic benefits of undocumented workers in Texas $32.9 billion and 3.3 million jobs per year

    Net economic benefits of undocumented workers in Texas $32.9 billion and 3.3 million jobs per year
    In a recent study, The Perryman Group analyzed the economic benefits and costs of the undocumented workforce to Texas. The results indicate gains of millions of jobs and billions of dollars to taxing entities. Undocumented Workforce Benefits…
Rank this Week: 673

Musings of a Massachusetts Estate…

Musings of a Massachusetts Estate Lawyer

Focuses on estate planning, probate and corporation law in Massachusetts. By David E. Peterson.

http://blog.deplawfirm.com/
  • Apr 28

    The Dusty Binder: When Good Estate Plans Go Bad

    The Dusty Binder: When Good Estate Plans Go Bad
    Jim and Sally did everything right… or so they thought. They grew up in strong, middle class families, did well in school, and had many friends. Jim had a successful career with a local company, while Sally raised four responsible,…
  • Jan 20

    Four Reasons to Own Life Insurance

    Four Reasons to Own Life Insurance
      Let’s face it: most people are averse to life insurance. For permanent policies, the premiums are high, and the payouts typically don’t happen until you die. Couple that with the fact that many life insurance agents are…
  • Jan 6

    How Wealthy People Avoid Estate Taxe

    How Wealthy People Avoid Estate Taxe
    The Basics The estate and gift tax is a tax on the transfer of wealth from one generation to the next. The tax is levied when a transfer occurs, which by lifetime gift, or upon death. The estate and gift tax rates start low. The Massachusetts…
Rank this Week: 672