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Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Homeowners’ Insurance Claims FAQ

    Homeowners’ Insurance Claims FAQ
    Our Miami Homeowners’ Insurance Lawyers Answer Some of Your Questions Most homeowners purchase homeowners’ insurance to protect themselves against considerable losses that they may occur in the event of a fire, hurricane, or…
  • Feb 15

    Key Terms In Your Homeowners’ Insurance Policy Explained

    Key Terms In Your Homeowners’ Insurance Policy Explained
    Our Homeowners’ Insurance Attorneys Define Some Important Homeowners’ Insurance Policy Terms Have you ever read your homeowners’ insurance policy?  If you have, chances are you were left with more questions than answers…
  • Feb 8

    Liability for Damage Caused by Fallen Trees in Florida

    Liability for Damage Caused by Fallen Trees in Florida
    What Happens If Your Tree Damages the Neighbor’s Home or Property? Trees abound in Florida, with numerous species of palms, oaks, and pine trees growing several feet into the air.  While Floridians tend to love their trees and…
Rank this Week: 847

Renewable + Law

Renewable + Law

The climate policy, renewable energy, and sustainability blog. By Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.lawofrenewableenergy.com/
  • Feb 21

    California Energy Related Bills Introduced in the 2017-2018 Legislative Session

    California Energy Related Bills Introduced in the 2017-2018 Legislative Session
    February 17, 2017 marked the deadline by which legislators had to introduce bills for the first half of the 2017-2018 Legislative Session. The Stoel Rives’ Energy Team has been and will continue to monitor bills throughout the two-year…
  • Feb 3

    FERC Revises Delegation Authority While It Lacks a Quorum

    FERC Revises Delegation Authority While It Lacks a Quorum
    Today is Commissioner Norman Bay’s last day on the job at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which means that on Monday, FERC will no longer have the quorum of 3 commissioners that is necessary for it to do much of its…
  • Feb 2

    Wyoming: Partying Like It’s 1899

    Wyoming: Partying Like It’s 1899
    Wyoming has one of the nation’s best wind resources.  But if a contingent of state senators and representatives there have their way, electric utilities located in the state will be slapped on the wrist for using it (or other…
Rank this Week: 858

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    Introducing the new Tribal Court Indian Law Bulletin

    Introducing the new Tribal Court Indian Law Bulletin
    "The American Indian Law Clinic is excited to collaborate with NILL for the Indian Law Bulletin, in the spirit of our longstanding relationship with the Native American Rights Fund. Tribal jurisprudence is a vital component of Indian law for…
  • Feb 17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/17
    U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.htmlKnighton v. Cedarville Rancheria of Northern Paiute Indians (Tribal Court Jurisdiction; Tribal Government - Fraud) Tribal Courts…
  • Feb 1

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/1

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/1
    U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.htmlJones v. United States (Bad Men Treaty Provision)United States v. Barnes (Oklevueha Native American Church; Marijuana Manufacturing)Consumer Financial Protection…
Rank this Week: 888

Financial Industry Review

Financial Industry Review

Covers asset management, litigation, and rating agencies. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/financial/
Rank this Week: 788

Constitutionalism & Democracy

Constitutionalism & Democracy

A law blog by Albany Law School Professor Stephen Gottlieb and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship James Gathii

http://constitutionalismanddemocracy.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 21

    Investing in the Environment

    Investing in the Environment
    The White House isn’t explaining government’s environmental options. The environment is the crux of emerging industry. It doesn’t just enable us to breathe better and protect our children’s lives. It is a growing…
  • Feb 14

    Labor Economic

    Labor Economic
    The White House isn’t explaining what’s happening to jobs. I once taught labor economics, an issue close to my heart. To some extent, labor is like any other commodity and that’s the problem. Jobs go wherever business can…
  • Feb 7

    Pledge Drive and Public Radio

    Pledge Drive and Public Radio
    I wrote this commentary assuming it would be extra incentive to contribute. Instead it is a time for celebration and appreciation. A one-day fund drive – WOW. So let me say a bit about some of the things that your contributions…
Rank this Week: 877

Antitrust and Competition…

Antitrust and Competition Newsletter

By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/antitrust/
Rank this Week: 737

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Protecting Your Business During a Divorce

    Protecting Your Business During a Divorce
    As a business owner, you’re probably used to tracking a wide range of risk factors, whether it’s your competitors, technology, supply and inventory costs, marketing, and churn among others. However, have you stopped to consider…
  • Feb 17

    4 Strategies for Protecting Your Finances and Assets During a Divorce

    4 Strategies for Protecting Your Finances and Assets During a Divorce
    Many people entering a divorce often don’t have a full understanding of just how expensive the process of separating from their spouse can be. Even if you’re divorcing under amicable circumstances, if you’re careless and…
  • Feb 16

    3 Things Divorcing Couples Should Know About the QDRO Fee

    3 Things Divorcing Couples Should Know About the QDRO Fee
    Many divorce lawyers refer to it as a ‘hidden’ fee that adds insult to injury. As 401(k) plan participants amass wealth in defined-contribution plans, more and more baby boomers filing for divorce are learning of a…
Rank this Week: 770

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 719

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Establishing Liability in a Contested Miami Car Accident Case

    Establishing Liability in a Contested Miami Car Accident Case
    In the vast majority of car accident cases,  liability is not contested. This generally means that is perfectly clear who caused the accident and the only issue that needs to be addressed is the amount of money the at-fault party (or his…
  • Feb 3

    Be on The Lookout for Drunk Drivers on Super Bowl Sunday

    Be on The Lookout for Drunk Drivers on Super Bowl Sunday
    This Sunday, millions of Americans will watch the New England Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas. For many football fans, Super Bowl Sunday has become an unofficial holiday, full of friends, food, and,…
  • Feb 2

    TIMELINE IN A PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM

    TIMELINE IN A PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM
    If you have been injured, you are likely wondering what you should do next?  Should you speak with an attorney now or later? Should you try and handle the claim on your own? Should you focus on healing and not worry about trying to bring…
Rank this Week: 794

Specialty Insurance Blog

Specialty Insurance Blog

Offers news and commentary on specialty insurance, risk management and private equity, with an emphasis on professional liability and entrepreneurship. By Tennant Risk Services.

http://specialtyinsurance.typepad.com/specialty_insurance_blog/
  • Feb 21

    Weather Insurance

    Weather Insurance
    Weather Insurance is a specialty insurance product that is used more today than ever, and provides a financial payout if the weather meets pre-set criteria in the policy.
  • Feb 14

    The Cost of HIPAA Violation

    The Cost of HIPAA Violation
    A significant fine against a hospital shows the cost of not having, and the need for, strong IT security and Cyber Risk Insurance (also called Data Breach, Privacy and Network Security insurance coverage). According to the HHS, a Texas…
  • Jan 31

    Doctors & Lawyers Not Immune to Cyber Attack

    Doctors & Lawyers Not Immune to Cyber Attack
    Doctors & lawyers will need to improve their cyber security and to buy comprehensive Cyber Risk Insurance (also called Data Breach, Privacy and Network Security insurance coverage) due to a dramatic increase in hacker & ransomware…
Rank this Week: 893

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Provides news and updates on Texas family law issues. By O'Neil Attorneys.

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • Feb 21

    The Push for Father’s Equality

    The Push for Father’s Equality
    There is a bill pending before the Texas Legislature right now to create a presumption of equality between mothers and fathers in spending parenting time with their children after they separate. (2017 TX HB453) Other states have passed…
  • Feb 7

    Can I sue my spouse for intentionally harming me or my property?

    Can I sue my spouse for intentionally harming me or my property?
    In civil law, a wrong done by one person against another that could result in legal liability is called a tort. Generally the actor must have owed a duty to the victim of the tort to not harm the person, violated that duty which caused the…
  • Jan 31

    Beware of fake text message evidence

    Beware of fake text message evidence
    The hashtag #altfacts has become popular recently after a Trump spokeswoman offered “alternative facts” to a news report. Many assert the alternative facts are, actually, falsehoods. Texas divorce lawyers face “alternative…
Rank this Week: 920

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer…

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blog

Covers New York age, employment, gender, genetic, pregnancy, racial and sexual orientation discrimination. By Schwartz & Perry LLP.

http://www.schwartzandperry.com/Blog.aspx
  • Feb 21

    What all Hourly Employees Need to Know About Break

    What all Hourly Employees Need to Know About Break
    What all Hourly Employees Need to Know About Breaks Know what the law says about compensation for meal and rest periods Do you often find that your meal breaks are only a few minutes, yet you get charged for a full half-hour? Are you…
  • Feb 13

    Need to Caror a Sick Relative? What You Need to Know About Your Rights on the Job

    Need to Caror a Sick Relative? What You Need to Know About Your Rights on the Job
    Need to Care for a Sick Relative? What You Need to Know About Your Rights on the Job The Americans with Disabilities Act has some coverage for caretakers You may care deeply about your job but for most people, family comes first. When a…
  • Feb 6

    Female Boss Didn't Want a Woman Doing So-Called Man's Work

    Female Boss Didn't Want a Woman Doing So-Called Man's Work
    Female Boss Didn’t Want a Woman Doing So-Called Man’s Work Single mother of seven had stellar employment record before she was fired Is there such a thing as “men’s work” and “women’s …
Rank this Week: 838

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    Do You Really Need To Hire An Attorney?

    Do You Really Need To Hire An Attorney?
    If you're facing a change in your marriage and family life, you're not alone. The best thing you can do is to find out what your options are, and learn how to protect yourself, your assets, and/or your children. One of the most common…
  • Aug 11

    2016 Family Law Essential

    2016 Family Law Essential
    Thank you for attending today’s Family Law Essentials CLE. All of the other presenters and I hope that you are finding the seminar helpful to your practice. Please click below to view or download PDFs of the parties’ packets…
  • Apr 19

    April 2016 – Helpful Family Law Insight

    April 2016 – Helpful Family Law Insight
    Our April 2016 newsletter, Helpful Family Law Insights, was published today. This month’s featured article was When Doctors Divorce – Issues to Watch. Read that and the other articles in this edition by clicking the…
Rank this Week: 736

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

Covers legal issues for photographers. By Carolyn E. Wright.

http://www.photoattorney.com
  • Feb 20

    Sierra Trading Post’s Photo Contest is No Bargain

    Sierra Trading Post’s Photo Contest is No Bargain
    Sierra Trading Post (STP) is a great place to pick up some bargains on outdoor goods. While you have the chance to win a $200 STP Gift Card from its photo contest, just by entering means that you may get less than you bargained for.…
  • Feb 15

    Take Copyright Alliance Survey on Internet Infringement

    Take Copyright Alliance Survey on Internet Infringement
    The Copyright Alliance is conducting a survey on how copyright owners handle infringements on the Internet, specifically with respect to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Please complete the short survey to share your…
  • Feb 12

    Photo Attorney Blog Celebrates TWELVE YEARS!

    Photo Attorney Blog Celebrates TWELVE YEARS!
    Today is the 12th Anniversary of the Photo Attorney® blog! Thank you for your continued support!  This blog is full of helpful information for the photographer’s legal needs. With hundreds of blog entries on a variety of…
Rank this Week: 808

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Feb 20

    "Smart Cities" Are Too Smart for Your Privacy

    "Smart Cities" Are Too Smart for Your Privacy
    No one wants to live in a “dumb” city.  But I question whether anyone ought to want to live in a really smart city either.  I’d prefer to just live in a smarter city -- one that puts my privacy and security first…
  • Feb 8

    Legislative Shout Outs to Georgia and Virginia

    Legislative Shout Outs to Georgia and Virginia
    How Governments Can Promote Automated Driving recommended that governments conduct "legal audits" to "identify and analyze every statute and regulation that could apply adversely or ambiguously to automated driving." Automated Vehicles…
  • Feb 8

    Internet & Jurisdiction's January in Retrospect: fake news in the EU, “toxic” content in Vietnam, and other case

    Internet & Jurisdiction's January in Retrospect: fake news in the EU, “toxic” content in Vietnam, and other case
    The January 2017 edition of Retrospect is now available.   Retrospect is the flagship, open-access publication of the Internet & Jurisdiction policy network, documenting policy developments, judicial decisions, international…
Rank this Week: 914

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

Covers the many flavors of appellate issues and law. By Dorothy Easley.

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 793

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 20

    Some people's kid

    Some people's kid
    First, a limerick:There once was a couple who owed rent.They were so much in debt they were bent;Their folks they did get,To lend every cent,And now they all live in a tent.The other day, I was visited by a older couple. Seems couple's son…
  • Feb 13

    Crazy Love

    Crazy Love
    "Love" (or what people think is love) will make some people do some pretty stupid things.  This being the month of "love," I thought I'd throw my hat into the ring and tell a tale of woe and stupidity.Seems an older Lad was madly in love…
  • Feb 6

    Word of the Month for February 2017: Duty

    Word of the Month for February 2017: Duty
    Despite what the POTUS or any economic "experts" may say about the state of the economy, I have discovered a perfect measure for whether the economy is tanking: how far in left field are the civil actions being filed in Superior Court.…
Rank this Week: 730

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Feb 20

    Eighth Circuit Undoes Target Data Breach Settlement Cla

    Eighth Circuit Undoes Target Data Breach Settlement Cla
    Today, we at Class Action Countermeasures are proud to post an analysis of the recent Target litigation appellate opinion by members of our class action and data privacy groups: Laura A. Lange, Shawna J. English,…
  • Feb 14

    The New, Improved FICALA – What’s In the House Class Action Bill?

    The New, Improved FICALA – What’s In the House Class Action Bill?
    The House of Representatives has reintroduced the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act (FICALA), and it’s more substantial than the 2015 version.  The previous version, you may recall, attempted to reinforce the typicality…
  • Jan 27

    Do Good Things Come in Threes? Supreme Court Grants Cert in Three Collective Action Waiver Case

    Do Good Things Come in Threes? Supreme Court Grants Cert in Three Collective Action Waiver Case
    As recently reported by our colleague Brennan Bolt in one of our sister blogs, Labor Relations Today, the Supreme Court has answered a question I posed a few months ago by granting cert in not one, not two… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 873

Hauptman and Hauptman, P.C. Blog

Hauptman and Hauptman, P.C. Blog

Covers guardianship, Medicaid, probate and estate administration.

http://www.hauptmanlaw.com/blog
  • Feb 19

    Solving Only One-Half of the Problem (Part 2)

    Solving Only One-Half of the Problem (Part 2)
                    Last week I was telling you about a very typical call in our office.  Joe and Mary went to see an attorney to get their affairs in order when they…
  • Feb 12

    Solving Only One-Half of the Problem

    Solving Only One-Half of the Problem
                    Joe called me because the hospital social worker suggested it.  His wife, Mary had been in the hospital but was now ready to be discharged.…
  • Feb 5

    New Jersey Courts Decide Case Involving Estate Recovery and Elective Share (Part 2)

    New Jersey Courts Decide Case Involving Estate Recovery and Elective Share (Part 2)
                    Last week I told you about a case that was just decided by a New Jersey court in which a family tried to avoid the impact of New Jersey’s…
Rank this Week: 870

White Collar Crime in Georgia

White Collar Crime in Georgia

Addresses issues common to fraud, public corruption and other white collar crime cases. By The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC.

http://whitecollarcrimeingeorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    AMERICAN JURY TRIALS

    AMERICAN JURY TRIALS
    Today, I simply wanted to write about the role of the jury in the American criminaljustice system.  After more than 38 years as a criminal lawyer, including 26 years as a former prosecutor, and since then, over 12 years as a criminal…
  • Mar 20

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year
    [Photo of Kevin Trudeau from Wikipedia]     Did you hear the news about the sentencing of former television informercial spokesman Kevin Trudeau?  According to published news reports, Trudeau has beensentenced to…
  • Dec 17

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle
    [American Hustle Movie Poster From Wikipedia]As a former federal prosecutor and, currently, as an Augusta, Georgia criminal defense lawyer, I love books and movies about courtrooms and crime.What is your favorite movie about white collar…
Rank this Week: 778

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury. By Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC.

http://www.personalinjurylaw.news/
  • Feb 19

    Social Security Issues New Rule that May Allow Judges to Exclude Evidence at Hearing

    Social Security Issues New Rule that May Allow Judges to Exclude Evidence at Hearing
    The Social Security Administration issued a final program uniformity rule that, among other things, will now require that the claimant inform Social Security or submit all relevant medical evidence to the Office of Disability Adjudication and…
  • Feb 15

    City of Memphis Uses Red Light Cameras to Prevent Car Accident

    City of Memphis Uses Red Light Cameras to Prevent Car Accident
    In 2009, the City of Memphis joined several other Tennessee cities in its use of red light cameras. These cameras can capture images that are used to fine drivers who run red lights at some of the City’s busiest intersections. The…
  • Feb 11

    I Was Injured In A Fire On Someone Else’s Property…Now What?

    I Was Injured In A Fire On Someone Else’s Property…Now What?
    According to the most recent study by the National Fire Protection Association, U.S. fire departments responded to over 1,345,500 fires in 2015 across the United States.  As a result of these fires, there were a total of 15,700 civilian…
Rank this Week: 797

Federal Regulations Advisor

Federal Regulations Advisor

Provides insights and commentary on U.S. government regulatory affairs. By Leland E. Beck.

http://www.fedregsadvisor.com/
Rank this Week: 875

Larry Bodine Marketing

Larry Bodine Marketing

Covers law firm marketing, including advertising, blogging and sales.

http://www.larrybodine.com/blog
  • Feb 19

    Review Marketing Becomes Top Priority for 2017

    Review Marketing Becomes Top Priority for 2017
    As published in: In a recent episode of “Black Mirror,” now streaming on Netflix, a woman needs a higher rating on her profile to get a better apartment. In every daily interaction, people rate her and she rates them back with…
  • Jan 22

    Get More Clients with Review Marketing

    Get More Clients with Review Marketing
    The next time a new client finds you, it will likely be via a Google search on a cell phone, including the phrase "reviews of..." Almost everyone -- 92% of consumers -- now read online reviews to judge local businesses, according to…
  • Nov 21

    December 2 Webinar: Becoming a Successful Legal TV Advertiser

    December 2 Webinar: Becoming a Successful Legal TV Advertiser
    For attorneys serious about growing their firm through TV advertising. Apply to attend today: Becoming a Successful Legal TV Advertiser Friday, December 2, 20169 AM Pacific | 10 AM Mountain | 11 AM Central | Noon Eastern There is one…
Rank this Week: 729

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

Focused on legal developments in the property-casualty industry. By Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
  • Feb 17

    Washington Weighs In On The Scope Of Insurance Regulators’ Authority

    Washington Weighs In On The Scope Of Insurance Regulators’ Authority
    In January, we reported that California’s Supreme Court had embraced a problematic approach to the state’s Unfair Insurance Practices Act—one that allows the Commissioner of Insurance to create new statutory torts by…
  • Feb 10

    Third Circuit Affirms Rescission of $25 Million Contaminated Products Policy

    Third Circuit Affirms Rescission of $25 Million Contaminated Products Policy
    In H.J. Heinz Co. v. Starr Surplus Lines Ins. Co., No. 16-1447 (3d Cir. Jan. 11, 2017), the Third Circuit affirmed a District Court’s order allowing insurer Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Company (“Starr”) to rescind a $25…
  • Feb 3

    Florida Appellate Court Rejects Jury’s Bad Faith Verdict

    Florida Appellate Court Rejects Jury’s Bad Faith Verdict
    It feels like a black swan event: last month, in GEICO Gen. Ins. Co. v. Harvey, No. 4D15-2724 (Fla. Ct. App. Jan. 4, 2017), a Florida appellate panel unanimously overturned a jury verdict, on the ground that the plaintiff’s bad…
Rank this Week: 857

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    Iowa Car and Truck Accident Lawyer Winter Accident

    Iowa Car and Truck Accident Lawyer Winter Accident
    Jefferson County - Pedestrian Accident in Burlington, Iowa – February 1, 2017 - Thomas Calhoun, 71 struck by a Ford Fusion with a 28 year-old driver.UNIT 1 WAS TRAVELING WESTBOUND ON BURLINGTON AVE AT N 9TH ST-A PEDESTRIAN WAS CROSSING…
  • Feb 15

    Fraudulent Care Provider Told Patients they had Alzheimer'

    Fraudulent Care Provider Told Patients they had Alzheimer'
    Dozens of patients were treated by Sherry-Ann Jenkins, owner of the Toledo Clinic Cognitive Center in Ohio, between 2015 and 2016.  These patients received treatment from Ms. Jenkins and she diagnosed them all with Alzheimer's, leading…
  • Feb 14

    Three Arrested after High Speed Chase in Des Moine

    Three Arrested after High Speed Chase in Des Moine
    Police began pursuing a vehicle in Des Moines on December 31, 2016 when they tried to pull the car over for a traffic stop and the vehicle took off at a high speed.  Officers stated the chase lasted about one minute until the suspect's…
Rank this Week: 802

Representing Investors

Representing Investors

Covers securities arbitration, litigation and regulatory news. By Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C.

http://www.investorprotection.com/blog
  • Feb 16

    Morgan Stanley Smith Barney to Pay $8M Penalty

    Morgan Stanley Smith Barney to Pay $8M Penalty
    Morgan Stanley Smith Barney has agreed to pay an $8 million penalty and admit wrongdoing to settle SEC charges that the firm made unsuitable recommendations about single inverse exchange traded fund (“ ETF”)  investments to…
  • Feb 13

    Variable Annuity Rider

    Variable Annuity Rider
    One of the most common investments sold by financial advisors to investors is the Variable Annuity (VA). These products are often sold because they pay among the highest commissions to the advisor. In recent years, we have seen many cases…
  • Feb 6

    Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor Barry Connell Arrested for Stealing more than $5 million from Client Account

    Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor Barry Connell Arrested for Stealing more than $5 million from Client Account
    On January 3, 2017, Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation…
Rank this Week: 773

LII Announce

LII Announce

Features announcements, featured content and legal information factoids. From the Legal Information Institute.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Feb 16

    LII Donor Profile: Paul Manson, Researcher at Portland State University’s Center for Public Service

    LII Donor Profile: Paul Manson, Researcher at Portland State University’s Center for Public Service
    The LII served over 30 million unique visitors last year, but back in 1992 that number was a lot smaller. Paul Manson, now a researcher at Portland State University’s Center for Public Service, is one of a few who has read our…
  • Feb 16

    LII In the News — This Is What We Do

    LII In the News — This Is What We Do
    While it’s not a statistic we actively track, none of us here can remember a time that individual statutes and regulations dominated the list of our most visited pages like they have for the past few weeks. Since January 20th, 8 USC…
  • Feb 16

    Brian Hughes retire

    Brian Hughes retire
    The first words Brian Hughes ever said to me were, “Hello, I’m Brian Hughes”. He was starting work on a project I was doing with the Harvard Law School Library. He has greeted me that way every time I’ve seen him, for…
Rank this Week: 894

Case Clothesed For Fashion Law

Case Clothesed For Fashion Law

Covers trade dress, trademark, design patent and counterfeiting issues in the fashion industry. By New York Law School.

http://www.caseclothesed.com/
Rank this Week: 843

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities and investment fraud. By Malecki Law.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Jenice Malecki Makes An Appearance on CNBC’s American Greed

    Jenice Malecki Makes An Appearance on CNBC’s American Greed
    Source: Jenice Malecki Makes An Appearance on CNBC’s American Greed
  • Feb 14

    BROKER REPORT: Financial Advisor Matthew Maczko

    BROKER REPORT: Financial Advisor Matthew Maczko
    The securities fraud attorneys at Malecki Law are interested in hearing from investors who have complaints against stockbroker Matthew Maczko.  Mr. Maczko was employed and registered with Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, a national…
  • Feb 14

    FINRA Bars Wells Fargo Broker Matthew Maczko

    FINRA Bars Wells Fargo Broker Matthew Maczko
      Former Wells Fargo broker Matthew Maczko has been barred by FINRA for allegedly churning an elderly client’s accounts, according to reports. Maczko is accused of churning four accounts belonging to a client, who was over 90 years…
Rank this Week: 756

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Covers intellectual property issues. By Adam G. Garson.

http://www.garson-law.com/blog
  • Feb 16

    Ask Dr. Copyright — Copyright Week

    Ask Dr. Copyright — Copyright Week
     Dear Doc:   I heard that January 16-20, 2017 was “Copyright Week”. Wow! Most of us get one day a year to celebrate. How does it feel to get a whole week?   Signed, Putative N. Fringer   Dear Mr. Fringer: I…
  • Feb 9

    Amazon Gets More Serious About Infringer

    Amazon Gets More Serious About Infringer
    If you sell branded products on Amazon.com, you may know that infringement is rampant.  You put up a product, it gets popular, and all of a sudden, like a many-headed hydra, other sites spring up selling “your” product at…
  • Feb 2

    Why Are Federally-Financed Drugs So Expensive?

    Why Are Federally-Financed Drugs So Expensive?
    After WWII, the Federal government and science in general rode a wave of public approbation resulting from the stupendous success of the war-ending Bomb.  Government money poured into basic scientific research, leading to many…
Rank this Week: 750

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Illinois Nursing Homes May Be Blamed when Bedsores Occur

    Illinois Nursing Homes May Be Blamed when Bedsores Occur
    The most recent statistics report that across America, over 1.4 million individuals reside in nursing homes. As of 2014 there were almost 16,000 nursing homes with this number steadily rising. In Illinois alone there are 1,200 long-term care…
  • Jan 7

    Winter Weather Increases Risks of Slip-and-Fall Accidents in Chicago

    Winter Weather Increases Risks of Slip-and-Fall Accidents in Chicago
    With winter encompassing Chicago, the season of slipping and falling is upon us. Every winter, countless individuals become injured due to falling on icy surfaces. We’ve all experienced it; you’re walking along and then without…
  • Nov 28

    Illinois Faces Multi-Car Collisions Daily

    Illinois Faces Multi-Car Collisions Daily
    The phrase “multi-car collision” typically is used to describe accidents with a large number of cars. However, it can mean anything from a crash with two or three vehicles to one with hundreds. These incidents happen most commonly…
Rank this Week: 916

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 14

    What California Criminal Convictions Can Result In Deportation

    What California Criminal Convictions Can Result In Deportation
    DEPORTABLE CRIMES With immigration a big topic in the news, many are confused about who exactly can be deported from the United States. It goes without saying that someone who is in the US without going through the proper channels, i.e., no…
  • Feb 10

    Prop 47 and California’s Realignment for Non-Violent Offender

    Prop 47 and California’s Realignment for Non-Violent Offender
    CRIME RATES REMAIN STABLE THROUGH CALIFORNIA’S POLICY REFORM ERA In 2011 the Public Safety Realignment Bill became law in California. This legislation was designed to stem the “revolving door” of non-violent criminals in the…
  • Feb 3

    California Law Regarding Selling Prescription Drug

    California Law Regarding Selling Prescription Drug
    HOW TO BE A DRUG DEALER WITHOUT GETTING BUSTED No, I am not really going to tell you how to break the law and get away with it, but Purdue Pharma certainly knows how to deal an extremely dangerous drug, which has been abused by millions in…
Rank this Week: 785

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Defense Blog

Covers labor and employment law issues for employers. By Van Vleck Turner & Zaller.

http://www.vtzlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 796

National Insurance Law Forum

National Insurance Law Forum

Discussion forum among insurance industry professionals, risk managers, attorneys, policyholders, students, and others with an interest in the development of American insurance law.

http://www.insurancelawforum.com/
  • Feb 14

    Contractor’s Tools Exclusion Bars Coverage for Crane Collapse under Builder’s Risk Policy

    Contractor’s Tools Exclusion Bars Coverage for Crane Collapse under Builder’s Risk Policy
    In Lend Lease (US) Construction LMB Inc. v. Zurich American Insurance Company, New York’s high court holds that the contractor’s tools exclusion barred coverage for a tower crane collapse caused by Superstorm Sandy under a…
  • Feb 13

    Second Circuit Deems Policy Ambiguous Regarding Post-Exhaustion Defense

    Second Circuit Deems Policy Ambiguous Regarding Post-Exhaustion Defense
    By David M. Knapp, Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP In American Commercial Lines LLC, et al. v. Water Quality Insurance Syndicate, 16-91-cv(L) (2d Cir. Feb. 10, 2017), the Second Circuit reversed a decision from the Southern District of…
  • Feb 8

    NY Appellate Courts Address Liability Policy Exclusion

    NY Appellate Courts Address Liability Policy Exclusion
    By David M. Knapp, Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP New York’s Appellate Division recently issued two decisions of note: In Country-Wide Ins. Co. v. Excelsior Ins. Co., 2017 N.Y. Slip Op. 00718 (1st Dept. Feb. 2, 2017), the First…
Rank this Week: 798

Indiana Long Term Disability…

Indiana Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers ERISA, disability benefits, and insurance bad faith. By O'Ryan Law Firm.

http://www.indianalongtermdisabilitylawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 14

    Assisting With Your Long Term Disability Claim

    Assisting With Your Long Term Disability Claim
    It’s never too early or too late to hire an attorney to represent you in your disability case. You do not have to wait to be denied by your insurance company before talking to an attorney. We offer several services that can protect your…
  • Nov 2

    CIGNA Refuses to pay Disability to City Employee

    CIGNA Refuses to pay Disability to City Employee
    The O’Ryan Law Firm, on behalf of Plaintiff, Timothy E., recently filed a federal lawsuit against Life Insurance Company of North America (LINA), a subsidiary of Cigna, for their refusal to continue paying disability benefits to a city…
  • Nov 2

    CIGNA Refuses to pay Disability to City Employee

    CIGNA Refuses to pay Disability to City Employee
    The O’Ryan Law Firm, on behalf of Plaintiff, Timothy E., recently filed a federal lawsuit against Life Insurance Company of North America (LINA), a subsidiary of Cigna, for their refusal to continue paying disability benefits to a city…
Rank this Week: 904

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law…

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law Blog

Focuses on recent developments and news in labor and employment law in Wisconsin and at the federal level. By Randy T. Enochs.

http://milwaukeeemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 902

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/
  • Feb 14

    ICE Enforcement Activity in Waco, Texa

    ICE Enforcement Activity in Waco, Texa
    I am hearing from family members of immigrants picked up by ICE at meetings with their probation officers in Waco. If you are undocumented, don't miss your meeting with probation, but be ready with documents to show your connections to the…
  • Feb 7

    Immigration law and the border

    Immigration law and the border
    Denise Gilman on why people don't just "get in line" from The Daily Texan article by Lisa Dreher Denise Gilman is the director of the UT Immigration Clinic, which provides legal assistance to low-income immigrant families. Gilman…
  • Jan 26

    Understanding the Dangerous Implications of President Trump’s Immigration Executive Order

    Understanding the Dangerous Implications of President Trump’s Immigration Executive Order
    From the American Immigration Council by Walter Ewing On January 25, President Trump signed a pair of immigration-related executive orders, one dealing with border security and the other with immigration enforcement in the interior of the…
Rank this Week: 784

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

Covers criminal defense, immigration consequences, and constitutional law. By Rick Horowitz.

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Feb 13

    Meet the New Bo

    Meet the New Bo
    This morning, I find myself pondering words of woeful wisdom from the writer of Ecclesiastes. A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever. The sun rises, and the sun goes down, and hastens to the place where it…
  • Feb 11

    Who Needs Lawyers?

    Who Needs Lawyers?
    For some days now, so-called discussions have been occurring throughout the intertubes concerning “free speech.” Built upon years of confusion produced largely by the popular press, these discussions are almost all completely…
  • Feb 4

    The So-Called Rule of Law

    The So-Called Rule of Law
    In the aftermath of what appears to be a not-well-thought-out xenophobic executive order banning—or pausing, or just plain being confused, which goes back to the idea that it was not-well-thought-out—anyway, in the aftermath, a…
Rank this Week: 772

madisonian.net

madisonian.net

Coves law, society, and technology. By University of Pittsburgh professor Mike Madison, Loyola University Chicago professor Brett Frischmann and Seton Hall Law professor Frank Pasquale.

http://madisonian.net
  • Feb 13

    #Pittsblog: Imagining Pittsburgh

    #Pittsblog: Imagining Pittsburgh
    Contemporary Pittsburgh is still mostly missing a writer who distills its emerging, collective voice, meaning a forward-looking imagineer to complement the marvelous visual nostalgia of Rick Sebak.  The expressive identity of the…
  • Feb 13

    Posts Will Resume At Madisonian.net

    Posts Will Resume At Madisonian.net
    I’ve been gone for too long.
  • Oct 12

    #WHFrontiers: Pittsburgh’s Innovation Story in Full

    #WHFrontiers: Pittsburgh’s Innovation Story in Full
    Free download:  “Contrasts in Innovation: Pittsburgh Then and Now,” http://ssrn.com/abstract=1858741 That’s a full and complete account of innovation and other things in Pittsburgh today, or the good, the bad, and the…
Rank this Week: 897

Erie Injury Law Blog

Erie Injury Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and Erie County accident and injury information. By Purchase & George P.C.

http://www.yourerieaccidentlawyers.com/blog/
  • Feb 13

    New motorcycle vastly reduces chance of fall

    New motorcycle vastly reduces chance of fall
    Riding a motorcycle is great fun, so long as it remains upright. Dropping a motorcycle while waiting at a stop light can not only be embarrassing, but it's also a back-straining hassle to get your bike back on its wheels....
  • Feb 13

    Patients can suffer due to hospital staff communication problem

    Patients can suffer due to hospital staff communication problem
    Healthcare professionals have a duty to provide patients with proper treatment. And teamwork is an essential element of good care. All doctors and hospital staff members must work in concert to ensure their patients' safety and well-being.…
  • Feb 7

    Intoxicated truck driver injures state trooper

    Intoxicated truck driver injures state trooper
    The thought of anyone getting behind the wheel of a motor vehicle in a serious state of intoxication is frightening, but when the vehicle in question is a big rig truck, the dangers are even more profound. And even with...
Rank this Week: 906

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Ohio Real Estate Blog

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

http://www.ohiorelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 738

LawyerKM

LawyerKM

Covers knowledge management and technology for lawyers and law firms. By Patrick DiDomenico.

http://lawyerkm.com
  • Feb 12

    The Future of Knowledge Management: Collaboration and Interaction – Law Schools Promoting KM

    The Future of Knowledge Management: Collaboration and Interaction – Law Schools Promoting KM
    The following is an excerpt from Chapter 11 of my book, Knowledge Management for Lawyers, called “The Future of Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession.” 11.2 Collaboration and Interaction. It is difficult to talk about the…
  • Feb 6

    What is a Knowledge Management Network?

    What is a Knowledge Management Network?
    The following is an excerpt from Chapter 7 of my book, Knowledge Management for Lawyers. Members of what I like to call a Knowledge Management Network are not really members of the KM department. Rather, they are like KM…
  • Aug 29

    Amazon Kindle Version Released: Knowledge Management for Lawyer

    Amazon Kindle Version Released: Knowledge Management for Lawyer
    I’m happy to report that my book, Knowledge Management for Lawyers was just released on the Amazon Kindle Platform! Published in 2015, it took a few months to get it listed at Amazon and a few more for the Kindle version,…
Rank this Week: 827

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, commercial litigation and insurance bad faith. By Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonaccidentinjurylawyer.com/
  • Feb 10

    WORKER DIES IN FREETOWN WORK ACCIDENT

    WORKER DIES IN FREETOWN WORK ACCIDENT
    January 25, 2017: Alphonse Ferent. 51, of Stoughton, Massachusetts, has died from an accident that occurred at the Stop & Shop distribution center in Freetown, Massachusetts. A tractor-trailer pulled away from a loading dock, causing…
  • Dec 2

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Reverses Dismissal of Court Officer’s Suit for Assault Pay

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Reverses Dismissal of Court Officer’s Suit for Assault Pay
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court has reversed a trial court’s dismissal of a Court Officer’s claim for ‘Assault Pay’. The Court Officer had alleged in his action that he is entitled to ‘Assault Pay’ under a…
  • Apr 16

    SEC Files Enforcement Action Against Owners of Jay Peak Ski Resort Alleging it was a Ponzi Scheme

    SEC Files Enforcement Action Against Owners of Jay Peak Ski Resort Alleging it was a Ponzi Scheme
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed fraud charges in Federal Court in Miami, Florida against the owners and operators of Jay Peak Resort, a Vermont-based ski resort, and related businesses. The complaint alleges that millions of…
Rank this Week: 755

The Dunning Letter

The Dunning Letter

Covers consumer rights to their names and personal data. By Jack Dunning.

http://thedunningletter.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    Minnie crossed the Rainbow Bridge today

    Minnie crossed the Rainbow Bridge today
    It was almost a year ago that my blog had the same headline, except that our cat's name was Pebbles. It's hard to do what we did today, but Minnie had somehow formed a hairball the size of a cigar, and when finally giving it up, severely…
  • Aug 29

    Don’t miss my FREE GIVEAWAY for WITHOUT THE LAMPSHADE on Goodreads starting September 2

    Don’t miss my FREE GIVEAWAY for WITHOUT THE LAMPSHADE on Goodreads starting September 2
    Did you ever wake up under a chicken coop covered with overnight droppings? I have. Have you ever barbecued yourself on a hot stove? I did. Have you ever come home smashed, ending up the unintended clown for your daughters’ sleepover? I…
  • Aug 23

    EXCERPTS from my new book, WITHOUT THE LAMPSHADE-How I Learned to Love my Brown Martini

    EXCERPTS from my new book, WITHOUT THE LAMPSHADE-How I Learned to Love my Brown Martini
    The sales manager of this company [in Des Moines] came to Memphis to interview me, and he stayed at the Peabody Hotel where I worked in the basement for the TV station. I had to get into the hotel and up to his room without anyone seeing me.…
Rank this Week: 922

Teen Jury

Teen Jury

Covers how the law and our judicial system affects kids and teenagers.

http://www.teenjury.com/
  • Feb 9

    Ethics 101: No longer a required course for POTUS

    Ethics 101: No longer a required course for POTUS
    What does ethics mean? Different people have varying views of its definition. Clearly, what is ethical and what is lawful are not always the same.  For instance, prior to the Civil War, slavery was legal, yet many people rightly and…
  • Nov 10

    Trump election alters future of the Supreme Court

    Trump election alters future of the Supreme Court
    Justice Scalia died nearly nine months ago.  His seat remains vacant.  Republicans have denied President Obama’s nominee a hearing, instead claiming that it was too late in his term to be able to make such a critical…
  • Oct 11

    Supreme Court hears first design patent case in more than a century

    Supreme Court hears first design patent case in more than a century
    In 1894, the Supreme Court heard two parties argue over a patent for a new rug design.  In Dunlap v Schofield (1894), $250 was at stake.  The Court has not heard another design patent case until today.  In Samsung Electronics…
Rank this Week: 909