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Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

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

    $37,200 Jury Verdict in Gulfport Federal Court Sexual Harassment Trial

    $37,200 Jury Verdict in Gulfport Federal Court Sexual Harassment Trial
    What better way to observe Presidents’ Day than a report on a jury verdict in a recent sexual harassment trial? The trial was week before last in Gulfport in the case of Canaski v. Mid-Mississippi Properties. Here is the salacious…
  • Feb 9

    Mississippi House Passes More Tort Reform

    Mississippi House Passes More Tort Reform
    The Mississippi House of Representatives passed HB 481 this week. Here is the bill. The bill legislatively abrogates the collateral source rule. The purpose of the bill is to kill what’s left of the plaintiff’s bar in Mississippi.…
  • Feb 7

    $150,000 Jury Verdict in Lamar County Car Wreck Trial

    $150,000 Jury Verdict in Lamar County Car Wreck Trial
    On January 19, 2017 a Lamar County jury rendered a $150,000 verdict in Sullivan v. Tate and Miss. Farm Bureau Casualty Ins. Co. Plaintiff, Ms. Sullivan, and Defendant, Ms. Tate, were involved in a low-impact collision at the intersection of…
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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/
  • Feb 20

    Merced Solo Vehicle Fatality Accident

    Merced Solo Vehicle Fatality Accident
    I’m Ed Smith, a Merced car accident lawyer. During the morning commute on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 a single-vehicle accident occurred on Highway 140 in Merced. What Happened? According to reports by the California Highway Patrol…
  • Feb 20

    Winters Solo Vehicle Accident

    Winters Solo Vehicle Accident
    I’m Ed Smith, a Winters car accident lawyer. In the early hours of the morning on Saturday, February 18, 2017, a solo-vehicle collision took place near Dixon on Interstate 80. What Happened? Officers with the California Highway Patrol…
  • Feb 20

    Sacramento Wrong-Way Fatal Crash

    Sacramento Wrong-Way Fatal Crash
    I'm Ed Smith, a Sacramento car accident lawyer. A severe automobile collision took place along Interstate 5 in Sacramento during the morning hours of Saturday, February 18, 2017. Sadly, the collision caused two occupants in one vehicle to…
Rank this Week: 175

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Covers elder law issues.

http://www.kraftelderlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    Personal Injury Superheroes: How to Make Sure You Have a Winning Legal Case

    Personal Injury Superheroes: How to Make Sure You Have a Winning Legal Case
    Each day, personal injury lawyers across this country get numerous calls from people wanting to sue for an injury they obtained. Some cases are cut and dried while others take some investigation. Unfortunately, not every injury is grounds for…
  • Feb 17

    Case Closed? Why You Should Pursue a Lawsuit After Being Denied Workers’ Comp

    Case Closed? Why You Should Pursue a Lawsuit After Being Denied Workers’ Comp
    A Workers’ Comp claim denial can be a crushing blow. By the time a claim is denied, many missed work days and physical pain have taken their tolls. With tenacity and advocacy, a workers’ comp denial may not be the ……
  • Feb 16

    Catastrophic Injuries: What to Expect in Your Court Case

    Catastrophic Injuries: What to Expect in Your Court Case
    Accidents occur every single day and in a variety of unexpected ways. While some accidents are unavoidable, others are caused by the negligence of someone else. If you have suffered catastrophic injuries due to another person’s…
Rank this Week: 289

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    29 Strange, Bizarre, and 100% True Facts About the Supreme Court

    29 Strange, Bizarre, and 100% True Facts About the Supreme Court
    “Presidents come and go, but the Supreme Court goes on forever.” Those words from former President William Howard Taft highlight the importance of this judicial body, also known as “the highest court in the land.”…
  • Feb 17

    Fact or Fiction: No U.S. President Has Ever Been Convicted Following Impeachment?

    Fact or Fiction: No U.S. President Has Ever Been Convicted Following Impeachment?
    Are you allowed to impeach a president for gross incompetence? — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 4, 2014   This is true! Although two U.S. presidents were impeached by the House of Representatives, they were both…
  • Feb 11

    Fact or Fiction: Valentine’s Day is BANNED in some countries.

    Fact or Fiction: Valentine’s Day is BANNED in some countries.
    This is fact! In America, people moan about how awful Valentine’s Day is – the restaurants are all packed, the greeting cards get more expensive every year, couples feel this weird obligation to “do something special.”…
Rank this Week: 77

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 210

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
Rank this Week: 66

North Carolina Car Accident…

North Carolina Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, drunk driving, and injuries to children. By Lee Law Offices.

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

    Auto Maker Cleared in Deadly Crash

    Auto Maker Cleared in Deadly Crash
    An investigation by federal auto safety regulators has reportedly found there were no defects in an Autopilot-enabled vehicle that was involved in a fatal car accident last spring. According to The New York Times, auto safety regulators have…
  • Feb 17

    Six-Year-Old Boy Dies in Charlotte Car Accident, Driver Charged for Not Properly Securing Him

    Six-Year-Old Boy Dies in Charlotte Car Accident, Driver Charged for Not Properly Securing Him
    A six-year-old boy was killed in a Charlotte car accident recently, and police have charged the driver of the vehicle in which he was riding with involuntary manslaughter. According to The Charlotte Observer, the boy died at a local hospital…
  • Feb 15

    Boy Killed, Five Children Injured in Drunk Driving Accident

    Boy Killed, Five Children Injured in Drunk Driving Accident
    A Florida man was arrested on charges of DUI manslaughter and numerous counts of DUI injury following a crash that killed a three-year-old boy and seriously injured several others. Troopers with the state highway patrol reported the boy was…
Rank this Week: 614

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • Feb 20

    PaperStreet Launches New Essentials Website for Clear Title

    PaperStreet Launches New Essentials Website for Clear Title
    PaperStreet launched a new Essentials website for Clear Title. The Florida-based firm specializes in making the closing process as stress-free as possible for their diverse clients. Categories: Site Launches The post PaperStreet Launches New…
  • Feb 20

    PaperStreet Launches New Essentials Website for FASANO Avvocati

    PaperStreet Launches New Essentials Website for FASANO Avvocati
    PaperStreet launched a new Essentials website for FASANO avvocati in February 2017. The Milan, Italy-based firm offers a wide array of legal services to their international clients. Categories: Site Launches The post PaperStreet Launches New…
  • Feb 20

    PaperStreet Launches New Essentials Website for Goldstein Law Firm

    PaperStreet Launches New Essentials Website for Goldstein Law Firm
    PaperStreet launched a new Essentials website for Goldstein Law Firm in February 2017. The DC-based firm specializes in franchise and distribution law. Categories: Site Launches The post PaperStreet Launches New Essentials Website for…
Rank this Week: 308

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
Rank this Week: 148

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

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

    Seen in Cambridge

    Seen in Cambridge
    Is this really a Pop Tart?http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Feb 20

    The trademark part of ASTM v. PublicResource.org

    The trademark part of ASTM v. PublicResource.org
    American Soc. for Testing & Materials v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc., No. 13-cv-1215 (D.D.C. Feb. 2, 2017)The copyrightability/fair use issues are serious and arguable here, but I’m going to focus on the trademark analysis, because…
  • Feb 17

    GM's defeat device is almost by definition fraudulent omission

    GM's defeat device is almost by definition fraudulent omission
    Counts v. General Motors, LLC, No. 16-cv-12541, 2017 WL 588457 (E.D. Mich. Feb. 14, 2017)Plaintiffs sued GM for deceptive advertising, breach of contract, and fraudulent concealment claims under the laws of thirty states based on GM’s…
Rank this Week: 145

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

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

    Ethical Conundrum: Who owns your cells?

    Ethical Conundrum: Who owns your cells?
    Sometimes the tech threatens to overwhelm the law. For example, we've posted before about who actually owns the data that various medical devices gather:"Hugo Campos has [an ICD] buried in his chest to help keep him alive. But he has no idea…
  • Feb 16

    Beware of geeks bearing gifts marked “free stuff”. They lie.

    Beware of geeks bearing gifts marked “free stuff”. They lie.
    Occasionally some member of America’s health-policy leadership triumvirate – a politician, a government bureaucrat, a starry-eyed pundit  - repeats the notion that Americans have a “right to healthcare” and that…
  • Feb 16

    From the P&C Files: A Very Big Deal, Indeed

    From the P&C Files: A Very Big Deal, Indeed
    For want of a nail, so the story goes, a kingdom was lost. In this case, the "kingdom" may well be the Sunshine State's homeowner's insurance market:"An Ohio insurance-rating company has warned that recent court rulings and skyrocketing…
Rank this Week: 384

Oklahoma Insurance Law

Oklahoma Insurance Law

Covers first party coverage issues and bad faith for Oklahoma. By Buckman & Roach.

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

    Churches Need Liability Insurance Just Like Everyone Else!

    Churches Need Liability Insurance Just Like Everyone Else!
    You don’t always think about a church needing liability insurance. Churches are bad, in fact,  churches are known for doing good. Some church groups engage in food banks, food drives, clothing centers, and all sorts of work to make…
  • Feb 17

    Living in Oklahoma’s Tornado Alley and Needing Insurance

    Living in Oklahoma’s Tornado Alley and Needing Insurance
    Living in Oklahoma means living with tornadoes, and living with tornadoes means having to deal with tornado damage. The damage caused by tornadoes can be catastrophic. The aftermath can leave whole towns devastated. Comfort can be found in…
  • Feb 7

    Lessons That Can Be Learned From State Farm’s Highly Efficient Oklahoma Claim Practice

    Lessons That Can Be Learned From State Farm’s Highly Efficient Oklahoma Claim Practice
    You can learn a lot by observing what others do. If they have a better way of adjusting claims, then it probably pays to imitate their processes. You should also pay attention to things that don’t work. Intelligent people imitate…
Rank this Week: 660

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 403

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
Rank this Week: 49

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Feb 20

    Trade Deficit Shenanigan

    Trade Deficit Shenanigan
    From the WSJ: The Trump administration is considering changing the way it calculates U.S. trade deficits, a shift that would make the country’s trade gap appear larger than it had in past years, according to people involved in the…
  • Feb 20

    Banning Imports/Junk Food in Vanuatu

    Banning Imports/Junk Food in Vanuatu
    From the NY Times: Cookies and sugary drinks served at government meetings are about to go away. So are imported noodles and canned fish served in tourist bungalows. Taking their place? Local coconuts, lobsters and lime juice. While many…
  • Feb 17

    Is the U.S. Complaint on BC Wine Measures an Easy Win?

    Is the U.S. Complaint on BC Wine Measures an Easy Win?
    For anyone who has ever lived in, or traveled to, Canada, there is one indisputable fact—buying liquor is a challenge. Rules have slowly been relaxed, however, with wine sales in groceries stores leading the way. I remember a trip to...
Rank this Week: 761

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Feb 20

    Supreme Court to Hear Important Case on Nursing Home Care Agreement

    Supreme Court to Hear Important Case on Nursing Home Care Agreement
    On February 22 of this year, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that may greatly affect nursing home care in this country. According to one news source, the case considers the legality of arbitration agreements…
  • Feb 13

    Court Upholds Jury’s Verdict Finding Manufacturer Liable for Defective Ladder

    Court Upholds Jury’s Verdict Finding Manufacturer Liable for Defective Ladder
    In a recent case, a federal appeals court found in favor of an Illinois man who alleged his ladder was defectively designed. The man fell off his ladder while he was replacing the screws on his gutter and suffered a traumatic brain injury as…
  • Feb 10

    The Available Types of Damages in Illinois Personal Injury Claim

    The Available Types of Damages in Illinois Personal Injury Claim
    In a personal injury claim, a plaintiff has to prove not just liability but the extent of the damages. This means the plaintiff may need to establish the nature of the injuries, the expected duration of the injuries, how the injuries may…
Rank this Week: 483

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Feb 20

    Coming soon: “Conflict of Laws – A Comparative Approach” by Gilles Cuniberti

    Coming soon: “Conflict of Laws – A Comparative Approach” by Gilles Cuniberti
    Professor Gilles Cuniberti (University of Luxembourg) has authored a casebook entitled “Conflict of Laws – A Comparative Approach” which will be released this month by Edward Elgar Publishing. The official abstract kindly…
  • Feb 18

    FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT & THE RULE OF LAW: Call for proposal

    FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT & THE RULE OF LAW: Call for proposal
     CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR A SPECIAL ISSUE OF ACTA JURIDICA The Acta Juridica invites proposals for its special issue: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) & The Rule of Law. Contributors will be invited to attend a Colloquium to be held in…
  • Feb 17

    Eleventh José María Cervelló Business Law Prize – Essays on Brexit

    Eleventh José María Cervelló Business Law Prize – Essays on Brexit
    The José María Cervelló Chair of IE Law School and the ONTIER law firm announce the “Eleventh José María Cervelló Busines Law Prize”. The main purpose of the Prize is to promote legal…
Rank this Week: 37

Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

Provides commentary and analysis on cases going in front of the Supreme Court of Ohio. By Marianna Bettman.

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
Rank this Week: 374

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

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

    Oscar Roberto Acevedo of Miami-Dade, Florida Arrested on Several DUI Charge

    Oscar Roberto Acevedo of Miami-Dade, Florida Arrested on Several DUI Charge
    Oscar Roberto Acevedo of Miami-Dade, Florida was arrested on February 15 for allegedly causing a DUI crash that led to the death of Samuel Anthony Ruiz Jr. of Coral Springs and injured four of his friends. Acevedo, 29, faces several charges…
  • Feb 17

    Leonardo Morciego of Miami-Dade, Florida Arrested on DUI Charge

    Leonardo Morciego of Miami-Dade, Florida Arrested on DUI Charge
    Leonardo Morciego of Miami, Florida was arrested on February 14 on DUI charges for a fatal car crash that severely injured Yovhanis Roque and killed Rachel Foster in June 2016. Morciego, 56, faces charges for vehicular homicide, DUI…
  • Feb 16

    Miracle Griffin of Pompano Beach, Florida Killed in ATV Accident

    Miracle Griffin of Pompano Beach, Florida Killed in ATV Accident
    Miracle Griffin of Pompano Beach, Florida was killed in an accident last Sunday while riding on the back of an ATV driven by Chauncey Edwards in Pompano Beach. According to Broward Sheriff’s Office, Edwards, 19, was illegally driving…
Rank this Week: 216

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 479

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Feb 20

    Recent Cert Grants Now on SCOTUS Oral Argument Calendar

    Recent Cert Grants Now on SCOTUS Oral Argument Calendar
    Earlier we covered last month’s flurry of cert grants by the U.S. Supreme Court, including several cases raising interesting civil procedure and federal courts issues. Many of these, as well as some earlier cert grants, are now on the…
  • Feb 20

    Burch on MDL Monopolie

    Burch on MDL Monopolie
    Elizabeth Burch has recently published Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 67 (2017). Here’s the abstract: When transferee judges receive a multidistrict proceeding, they select a few lead plaintiffs’ lawyers to…
  • Feb 17

    Five Questionable Bills About Civil Lawsuits Pass House Judiciary Committee

    Five Questionable Bills About Civil Lawsuits Pass House Judiciary Committee
    Five bills that would generally operate to favor corporate defendants in civil lawsuits have passed the House Judiciary Committee with blinding speed and have been referred to the full House: Bill Title Original sponsor H.R. 985 Fairness in…
Rank this Week: 245

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Feb 20

    3 Strategies to Eliminate Chronic Pain Claim

    3 Strategies to Eliminate Chronic Pain Claim
    Chronic pain is the most prevalent health condition in the U.S. workforce with cost estimates of more than $100 billion annually in lost productivity, healthcare, and workers’ comp/disability payments.   The good news is medical…
  • Feb 19

    Do High Heels Mean A Compensable Workers’ Comp Claim?

    Do High Heels Mean A Compensable Workers’ Comp Claim?
    Navigating issues of compensability in workers’ compensation has become a complicated task for members of the claims management team and interested stakeholders.  This is highlighted by developing case law that scrutinizes the…
  • Feb 16

    9 Steps to Foster a Mentally Healthy Workplace

    9 Steps to Foster a Mentally Healthy Workplace
    Mental health, especially depression is one of the leading causes of workplace absenteeism and lost productivity.  Estimates are that around $12 billion in lost workdays annually are attributed to depression-related illnesses. Injured…
Rank this Week: 169

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/
  • Feb 20

    Bicycle Accident Results in $38 Million Verdict Against Valet Company

    Bicycle Accident Results in $38 Million Verdict Against Valet Company
    A valet company that did nothing to stop its drivers from cutting through alleys, barreling illegally across lanes of traffic and engaging in other reckless actions will pay $38 million to the bicyclist who was seriously injured by one of its…
  • Feb 19

    $7.5 Million Awarded for E. Coli Infection Suffered by Child at Petting Zoo

    $7.5 Million Awarded for E. Coli Infection Suffered by Child at Petting Zoo
    Three children became violently ill after visiting a petting zoo at a pumpkin farm in Minnesota. Now, one of those children has been awarded $7.5 million after her family sued the company. The exposure she suffered to the deadly E. coli…
  • Feb 18

    $3.27M Vaginal Mesh Verdict Affirmed

    $3.27M Vaginal Mesh Verdict Affirmed
    In recent years, tens of thousands of woman have come forward to report they have suffered severe physical, emotional and financial losses and distress as a direct result of poorly-designed, improperly-tested transvaginal mesh products. The…
Rank this Week: 466

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

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

    Decalogue of Good Practices for Electronic Mediation

    Decalogue of Good Practices for Electronic Mediation
    Aura Esther Vilalta, Senior Lecturer in Civil Law at the University of Oberta Cataluña, has written “Decalogue of Good Practices for Electronic Mediation,” Emedeu Project Edition, Forthcoming.
  • Feb 16

    ICSID Orders Ecuador to Pay $380 Million to U.S. Oil Exploration Company Over Investment Treaty Violation

    ICSID Orders Ecuador to Pay $380 Million to U.S. Oil Exploration Company Over Investment Treaty Violation
    An International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (“ICSID”) arbitration tribunal has ordered the Republic of Ecuador to pay a ConocoPhillips wholly-owned subsidiary nearly $380 million related to Ecuador’s breach…
  • Feb 15

    Texas Federal Court Holds New DOL Regulations Do Not Violate the FAA

    Texas Federal Court Holds New DOL Regulations Do Not Violate the FAA
    The Northern District of Texas has ruled new Department of Labor (“DOL”) regulations that would require financial institutions to preserve an investor’s right to bring or participate in a class action do not violate the…
Rank this Week: 899

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 20

    Northwestern Law 3rd Annual Sports Law Symposium

    Northwestern Law 3rd Annual Sports Law Symposium
    For anyone who will be in Chicago this coming Wednesday, February 22nd, Northwestern University's Pritzker School of Law will be hosting its 3rd Annual Sports Law Symposium, and I am honored to join the panel. See below for details:From Colin…
  • Feb 17

    Liberal Sportwriting

    Liberal Sportwriting
    The Ringer's Bryan Curtis has a great piece describing the evolution of sportswriting into a liberal profession and sportswriters into a group of liberal professionals. I have thought about this in connection with athlete speech and…
  • Feb 17

    Legal & Ethical Issues Affecting NFL Player Health

    Legal & Ethical Issues Affecting NFL Player Health
    Harvard Law School will be holding their 2017 Sports Symposium on Tuesday, March 7 with the topic this year of "Legal & Ethical Issues Affecting NFL Player Health." The event will be highlighted by a keynote address by DeMaurice Smith,…
Rank this Week: 425

Oregon Law Practice Management

Oregon Law Practice Management

Provides practice management tips for Oregon lawyers. By Beverly Michaelis.

http://oregonlawpracticemanagement.com/
  • Feb 20

    Choosing a Practice Area

    Choosing a Practice Area
    Last week I made an impassioned plea encouraging you to create a business plan.  A big part of the planning process involves selecting an area (or areas) of practice. Sounds easy enough, but is it? Don’t Choose a Practice Area…
  • Feb 13

    I Don’t Want to Create a Business Plan!

    I Don’t Want to Create a Business Plan!
    I get it.  I really do.  They involve work and you’re busy.  And if you’re not trying to sell someone on why they should give you money to start or grow your law practice, why would you bother? Because, my ……
  • Feb 6

    SEO Your Website Using Free Directory Listing

    SEO Your Website Using Free Directory Listing
    With so many good marketing folks to follow on social media, who should you choose? I previously featured two of my favorites here.  Another great contender is Edmund Yan of Yan Media. I like Edmund because his posts are concrete:…
Rank this Week: 609

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 20

    Reduce Communication-Related Claims by Understanding Cognitive Bia

    Reduce Communication-Related Claims by Understanding Cognitive Bia
    This article is by Ian Hu, claims prevention and practicePRO counsel at LAWPRO. Understanding cognitive biases can help reduce communication-related claims, which are the biggest source of malpractice claims. While many cognitive biases are…
  • Feb 20

    Machines Regulating Humans: The Q&A

    Machines Regulating Humans: The Q&A
    This is a follow up to my previous post on Benjamin Alarie’s talk about the potential of using machine learning to regulate human activity. The presentation was followed by a great question and answer period and I thought I’d…
  • Feb 20

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to…
Rank this Week: 84

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: 261

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 205

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 229

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 8

NJ Personal Injury Blog

NJ Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law and cases in New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Francis M. Smith.

http://www.franksmithlaw.com/nj-personal-injury-blog/
  • Feb 20

    The Defense's Answer to the Personal Injury Complaint

    The Defense's Answer to the Personal Injury Complaint
    By Francis M. SmithOnce your attorney has submitted your personal injury complaint letter to the court in order to initiate your lawsuit proceedings, it’s the insurance company’s turn to respond. If they have not already done so,…
  • Feb 17

    "Interrogatories" (a/k/a Written Questions) in Personal Injury Case

    "Interrogatories" (a/k/a Written Questions) in Personal Injury Case
    By Francis M. SmithThe initial stage of your personal injury lawsuit is the discovery phase, in which both sides exchange information and research the issues surrounding your accident in order to build their cases. An important part of this…
  • Feb 13

    The Complaint: the First Document Your Attorney Files in Court

    The Complaint: the First Document Your Attorney Files in Court
    By Francis M. SmithThe personal injury complaint is one of the first, and one of the most important, documents that will be filed in your injury lawsuit. The complaint is a formal document that outlines for the court the basic facts of your…
Rank this Week: 577

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

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

    Simon's Law Legislation Introduced in Texa

    Simon's Law Legislation Introduced in Texa
    Senator PerryLast week, the Kansas "Simon's Law" bill got a hearing before a Senate committee.  Just two days earlier, a similar bill was introduced in Texas.  S.B. 883 would add two new sections to the Health & Safety…
  • Feb 19

    UK Court Ruling for Clinicians in Medical Futility Dispute

    UK Court Ruling for Clinicians in Medical Futility Dispute
    As we explained in Chest last year, UK courts have issued dozens and dozens of published opinions in medical futility conflicts.  This provides significant guidance and clarity as to how these cases should be resolved.   The latest…
  • Feb 18

    Becoming Mr. Buckley: Intimate End-of-Life Portrait

    Becoming Mr. Buckley: Intimate End-of-Life Portrait
    CBC News has a compelling story on photographer Dan Culberson's moving photo essay of father-in-law's battle with cancer.
Rank this Week: 500

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Feb 20

    Gordon v. Verizon: New York Parts Company with Delaware

    Gordon v. Verizon: New York Parts Company with Delaware
    On February 2, 2017, the New York Appellate Division, First Department, issued a decision in Gordon v. Verizon Communications, Inc., No. 653084/13, 2017 WL 442871 (1st Dep’t 2017) approving the settlement of litigation over an…
  • Feb 19

    Tactical Approaches to Proxy Season 2017

    Tactical Approaches to Proxy Season 2017
    As most public companies approach the start of Proxy Season 2017, investor voting policies and the hottest trends in corporate governance are important content that highlight issues companies will face at their annual meetings. Equally…
  • Feb 18

    SEC Enforcement in Financial Reporting and Disclosure—2016 Year in Review

    SEC Enforcement in Financial Reporting and Disclosure—2016 Year in Review
    We are pleased to present our annual year in review of financial reporting and issuer disclosure enforcement activity for 2016. Like our prior reviews, this one primarily focuses on the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”),…
Rank this Week: 502

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
Rank this Week: 269

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Feb 20

    In My Opinion: My Review of "The Good Fight" Premiere

    In My Opinion: My Review of "The Good Fight" Premiere
    Early in the first episode of "The Good Fight," Maia Rindell (Rose Leslie) asks Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski), "Are we on the right side of this?" The two are defending Cook County in a lawsuit alleging police…
  • Feb 17

    Article of Interest: Julia Simon-Kerr's "Credibility by Proxy"

    Article of Interest: Julia Simon-Kerr's "Credibility by Proxy"
    Back in November 2014, Julia Simon-Kerr, an Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law, did a series of guest posts on this blog (see here). Those posts were about one of my favorite subjects covered by the...
  • Feb 9

    My Short Podcast on the Court of Appeals of Maryland's Landmark Bail Ruling

    My Short Podcast on the Court of Appeals of Maryland's Landmark Bail Ruling
    I did a short podcast about the Court of Appeals of Maryland's landmark bail ruling: [Note: To prevent the audio from glitching, you'll have to right click on the link below and download or open it in iTunes.] Download Maryland...
Rank this Week: 474

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

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

    Good employment lawyers vs. great employment lawyer

    Good employment lawyers vs. great employment lawyer
    Grading papers for my employment law class forced me to think through what separated the good papers from the great papers; and then, that got me thinking "what separates great employment lawyers from good employment lawyers?" Here's what I…
  • Feb 16

    Lawffice Links - Some labor new

    Lawffice Links - Some labor new
    A few labor stories of interest:Long-rumored, but official as of yesterday: Andy Puzder withdrew his nomination for Secretary of Labor. He had a slew of problems, including a housekeeper who worked for him illegally, advertising campaigns for…
  • Feb 7

    SCOTUS nominee Gorsuch on extended leave as a reasonable accommodation

    SCOTUS nominee Gorsuch on extended leave as a reasonable accommodation
    I don't usually cover two-year old decisions from outside of my jurisdiction, but this case has (1) a hot employment law topic; and (2) the opinion was written by Judge Gorsuch, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court. The decision is…
Rank this Week: 379

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Feb 20

    Let No Offense Get Through

    Let No Offense Get Through
    Editing is a wondrous thing. When writing, it’s almost impossible to see your own typos, your mismatched verb tenses, your truly horrible choice of words and your sentences that die a brutal and painful death. Someone else will…
  • Feb 20

    Reflections Of The “Good” Judge

    Reflections Of The “Good” Judge
    Most lawyers won’t be able to say they know what it was like to appear before former SDNY Judge Shira Scheindlin for sentence. Consequently, her Washington Post op-ed may come off somewhat disingenuous. Every first-year law student…
  • Feb 19

    Dinner At LeCouCou (The Day After)

    Dinner At LeCouCou (The Day After)
    There aren’t a great many benefits to blogging. Fielding moronic comments that demand an order of magnitude more effort to deconstruct than to make isn’t nearly as much fun as people think. But when I wrote about the efforts to…
Rank this Week: 47

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 301

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Feb 20

    Need Joint Replacement and on Medicare? Better Not Be Sick.

    Need Joint Replacement and on Medicare? Better Not Be Sick.
    Having a lung ailment may make it more difficult to obtain coverage for joint replacement. Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. A new Medicare rule that took effect April 1, 2016 retools Medicare…
  • Feb 16

    Cutting Corners Costs Lives: Non-Union Work Sites Twice As Dangerous As Union Site

    Cutting Corners Costs Lives: Non-Union Work Sites Twice As Dangerous As Union Site
    This large inflatable rat is a common sight at protests of non-union worksites in New York City. As an attorney who practices in the metropolitan area, I often find myself traveling into New York City. I am amazed at the amount of…
  • Feb 13

    The Dangers of Working with Vibrating Tool

    The Dangers of Working with Vibrating Tool
    Today’s post comes from guest author Anthony L. Lucas, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Vibration White Finger (VWF) or “Dead Finger,” now known as Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS), is a chronic, progressive disorder caused by…
Rank this Week: 386

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Will Smart Windshields Reduce Distracted Driving Cases?

    Will Smart Windshields Reduce Distracted Driving Cases?
    Known as “heads-up displays” or HUDs, these new tech devices are the latest rage from automobile manufacturers. The manufacturer will claim that these smart windshields reduce distracted driving because all pertinent information…
  • Feb 13

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?
    Cold and flu season is at its peak this time of the year. That means more drivers are out on the roads with decongestants in their system, cold medications delaying their response time, and high fevers paired with chills that are making them…
  • Feb 6

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit
    Car accident lawsuits are inherently confusing. This reason alone is why accident victims are encouraged to hire a personal injury attorney to assist them with their case. If you have been injured in a car accident, regardless of the stage…
Rank this Week: 118

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    In honor of Presidents’ Day!

    In honor of Presidents’ Day!
    Washington’s Birthday (actual date: February 22, 1732), now known as Presidents’ Day, is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of February. This day now honors all the presidents of the United States, including George…
  • Feb 17

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017
    MVP Law Group, P.A. makes available the information and materials in this forum for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice or any contractual obligations. Further, the use of…
  • Feb 16

    Reminder – USCIS Immigration Filing Fees to Increase

    Reminder – USCIS Immigration Filing Fees to Increase
    USCIS has raised its immigration filing fees effective December 23, 2016. Applications and petitions postmarked or filed on or after December 23, 2016, must include these new fees. Please note that USCIS will reject your submission if the…
Rank this Week: 356

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Feb 20

    Words To Avoid When You’re Negotiating A Salary

    Words To Avoid When You’re Negotiating A Salary
    Salary discussions are uncomfortable for many – in-house counsel included.  Before you start negotiating a salary, read on for tips from the author of Fearless Salary Negotiation: “You’re 96% sure that you’re…
  • Feb 17

    Busy is the New Stupid

    Busy is the New Stupid
    Worky work, busy bee? Well, busy is the new stupid according to Ed Baldwin, SPHR, GPHR: “I’ll attempt to make this a short post, because you’re busy, and I’m busy too. Really busy.  It’s one... The post Busy…
  • Feb 15

    The Fastest Way To Turn Around Career Burnout

    The Fastest Way To Turn Around Career Burnout
    As an in-house lawyer you have probably felt it at one time or another – learn some methods to turn around career burnout and to achieve your full potential: “We’ve all felt like we’re in... The post The Fastest Way To…
Rank this Week: 91

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Feb 20

    Will Smart Windshields Reduce Distracted Driving Cases?

    Will Smart Windshields Reduce Distracted Driving Cases?
    Known as “heads-up displays” or HUDs, these new tech devices are the latest rage from automobile manufacturers. The manufacturer will claim that these smart windshields reduce distracted driving because all pertinent information…
  • Feb 13

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?
    Cold and flu season is at its peak this time of the year. That means more drivers are out on the roads with decongestants in their system, cold medications delaying their response time, and high fevers paired with chills that are making them…
  • Feb 6

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit
    Car accident lawsuits are inherently confusing. This reason alone is why accident victims are encouraged to hire a personal injury attorney to assist them with their case. If you have been injured in a car accident, regardless of the stage…
Rank this Week: 706

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    Will Smart Windshields Reduce Distracted Driving Cases?

    Will Smart Windshields Reduce Distracted Driving Cases?
    Known as “heads-up displays” or HUDs, these new tech devices are the latest rage from automobile manufacturers. The manufacturer will claim that these smart windshields reduce distracted driving because all pertinent information…
  • Feb 13

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?
    Cold and flu season is at its peak this time of the year. That means more drivers are out on the roads with decongestants in their system, cold medications delaying their response time, and high fevers paired with chills that are making them…
  • Feb 6

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit
    Car accident lawsuits are inherently confusing. This reason alone is why accident victims are encouraged to hire a personal injury attorney to assist them with their case. If you have been injured in a car accident, regardless of the stage…
Rank this Week: 182