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On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Oct 20

    Sign Your Corporation’s Name So You Aren’t On The Hook

    Sign Your Corporation’s Name So You Aren’t On The Hook
    John Hancock knew how to sign his name- so large that King George could read it without his glasses. But most small business folks who do business as a corporation are clueless when it comes to signing contracts on behalf of their…
  • Oct 17

    Get Out From Under Student Loans In Half The Time

    Get Out From Under Student Loans In Half The Time
    Work full time for a governmental agency or non-profit, and you can discharge your federal student loans after 10 years of payments. Regardless of the balance. Tax free. And regardless of the job you hold in a qualifying employer. Rich man,…
  • Oct 14

    Tax Trap When You Settle Debts Outside Of Bankruptcy

    Tax Trap When You Settle Debts Outside Of Bankruptcy
    Trying to decide between bankruptcy and debt settlement as the better path to financial health? Own a home? Here’s the killer reason why bankruptcy alone protects you from a serious tax consequence down the road. Debt forgiven…
Rank this Week: 619

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Oct 20

    Fujitsu’s Patents: Processing, Virtual Machines & Biometric

    Fujitsu’s Patents: Processing, Virtual Machines & Biometric
    In viewing Fujitsu’s recently filed patent applications, we saw a multitude of inventions in the field of information processing, whether for the analysis of computing processes or virtualization of computing resources on physical…
  • Oct 20

    The Ebola Outbreak and Current State of Vaccine Development

    The Ebola Outbreak and Current State of Vaccine Development
    It is tough to overstate the connection between the development of vaccines and public health, however. Since the use of vaccinations was first introduced by English physician Edward Jenner in 1798, many devastating diseases have either been…
  • Oct 19

    The High Cost of Making Pharmaceutical

    The High Cost of Making Pharmaceutical
    It is nearly universally accepted (and for a reason) that the process from discovery to market is long and costly. Drugs to not invent themselves and there are significant costs associated with nearly 13 to 14 years awaiting approvals. But…
Rank this Week: 243

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

Covers bankruptcy, family law, foreclosure, and real estate law in New York.

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Oct 20

    Motor Vehicle Accident – Important Decision

    Motor Vehicle Accident – Important Decision
      An interesting decision was made in Cattan v. Sutton, 2014 Slip Op 05764 (8/13/14).  The case involved an automobile accident in which Defendant made a motion for summary judgment.  The full case can be read at the…
  • Oct 17

    Real Estate Broker Loses Million Dollar Commission

    Real Estate Broker Loses Million Dollar Commission
    Broker sought to recover commission or finder’s fee of $1,250,000. A NY Broker, who was not registered or licensed as real estate broker in Florida, brought an action against the purchaser of real property in Florida…
  • Oct 17

    Important Decision for Automobile Accident Case

    Important Decision for Automobile Accident Case
      In January of 2014, the Appellate Division affirmed a summary judgment for the defendant in Lee v. D. Daniels Contr., Ltd., 2014 NY Slip Op 00487.  This case centered around an interesting question, to wit, Does a parties conduct…
Rank this Week: 473

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Oct 20

    Law’s Love of Adverb

    Law’s Love of Adverb
    Ah—the maligned adverb. Many writers eschew them. Stephen King, for example, seems to hate them. In his book, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, he writes, “I believe the road to hell is paved with adverbs[.]” He likens them…
  • Oct 18

    Justice Ginsburg on Empowering Oral Argument

    Justice Ginsburg on Empowering Oral Argument
    An interview with Justice Ginsburg appears in the October issue of Elle magazine.  In the article, Justice Ginsburg describes her first oral argument before the United States Supreme Court.  Any advocate could relate to her story: I…
  • Oct 16

    Daubert Has “Teeth” (and a Pulse)

    Daubert Has “Teeth” (and a Pulse)
    The first published case on Wisconsin’s (relatively) new rule on expert opinion testimony has emerged at long last. In 2011 the legislature replaced Wisconsin’s decade’s-old approach with the federal “Daubert…
Rank this Week: 511

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 41

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 852

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Prenups for Same-Sex Couples in Virginia

    Prenups for Same-Sex Couples in Virginia
    The U.S. Supreme Court announced on October 6, 2014 that it was not going to consider appeals from lawmakers in five states, including Virginia, who wished to uphold same-sex marriage bans. The result: same-sex couples now have the right to…
  • Oct 16

    Custody and Visitation Do’s and Don’t

    Custody and Visitation Do’s and Don’t
    Parents going through a divorce or encountering custody or visitation issues can face a very difficult and stressful time. Each custody case is different, and there is no definitive “how-to” guide which will answer every…
  • Oct 16

    Custody and Visitation Do’s and Don’t

    Custody and Visitation Do’s and Don’t
    Parents going through a divorce or encountering custody or visitation issues can face a very difficult and stressful time. Each custody case is different, and there is no definitive “how-to” guide which will answer every…
Rank this Week: 244

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime, class actions, and wage and hour cases. By Chicago Overtime Law Center.

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 894

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, insurance and disability claims. By Goldfinger Personal Injury Law.

http://www.torontoinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 255

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Oct 20

    Not Easy, But She's Not Sorry: Elle Magazine's Must-Read Personal Story on Why Guilt Shouldn't Factor Into the Abortion Equation.

    Not Easy, But She's Not Sorry: Elle Magazine's Must-Read Personal Story on Why Guilt Shouldn't Factor Into the Abortion Equation.
    Research shows that nearly one in three women will have an abortion by age 45. So why are we so afraid to talk about it? Elle Magazine certainly isn't. This month's issue, which hits newsstands this week, brings us a lengthy, first-person…
  • Oct 20

    The Torture Secrets Are Coming

    The Torture Secrets Are Coming
    Once you've seen the Abu Ghraib photos, they're not easily forgotten. The hooded man, the electrodes, the naked bodies piled upon each other, and the grinning soldier with a thumbs up. The images are the stuff of nightmares. They're also…
  • Oct 17

    Senate Democrats: Refugee Mothers and Children "Should Not Be Treated Like Criminals."

    Senate Democrats: Refugee Mothers and Children "Should Not Be Treated Like Criminals."
    In a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson yesterday, 10 Democratic senators, including all of the party's leaders, wrote: "Mothers and their children who have fled violence in their home countries should not be treated like…
Rank this Week: 49

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    The False Claims Act: From Shoddy Civil War Uniforms to Costly Defense Contracts in 2014

    The False Claims Act: From Shoddy Civil War Uniforms to Costly Defense Contracts in 2014
    As readers of this blog know, the False Claims Act (“the Act”) is an important tool for combatting health care fraud. The Act allows our Northern California whistleblowers’ law firm to partner with private whistleblowers to…
  • Oct 17

    Bay Area’s Spike in Rents Presents Incentive for Landlords to Turn Over Unit

    Bay Area’s Spike in Rents Presents Incentive for Landlords to Turn Over Unit
    With the San Francisco Bay Area long one of the most desirable areas in the country to live in and apartments in short supply for a variety of reasons, there is little surprise that rents in the region would be among the highest in the…
  • Oct 17

    The Dangerous Intersection of Drowsy Driving and Big Rig Accident

    The Dangerous Intersection of Drowsy Driving and Big Rig Accident
    Few among us haven’t experienced it, you feel your eyes get heavy and begin to close only to startle yourself back to reality; a moment of extreme fatigue that is extremely frightening when it happens while you’re behind the…
Rank this Week: 928

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

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

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Oct 20

    Love the Earth? Visit Our Environmental Law Research Guide!

    Love the Earth? Visit Our Environmental Law Research Guide!
    Our Environmental Law Research Guide should be your first stop when doing environmental law research. Filled with links to cases, statutes, treatises, blogs and other websites, this guide will help to kick start your research.
  • Oct 17

    Snapshot of Ohio via Docket

    Snapshot of Ohio via Docket
    A recent blog in the Columbus Dispatch takes a look at the numbers coming from dockets filed in Ohio in 2013. The blog points out some good news: fewer crimes, foreclosures and trials. An interesting oddity from the article is that in 2013…
  • Oct 16

    Hot Off the Presses: Our Updated Health Law and Bioethics Research Guide

    Hot Off the Presses: Our Updated Health Law and Bioethics Research Guide
    For those students trying to attain a certificate in Health Law (and those students interested in Health Law), we proudly present our newly updated Health Law and Bioethics research guides. You should check ‘em out!
Rank this Week: 818

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Oct 20

    St. Paul Settles For $42,500 in Excessive Force Case

    St. Paul Settles For $42,500 in Excessive Force Case
    The city of St. Paul will pay a local man $42,500 to settle an excessive force case levied against two city officers. Rafael Angel Diaz, 52, sued the St. Paul police department after he claimed a pair of officers illegally entered his…
  • Oct 16

    5 Interesting and Informative Criminal Law Infographic

    5 Interesting and Informative Criminal Law Infographic
    They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so instead of writing a bunch of sentences, today we’re going to let some infographics do the talking. Check out these five cool and informative inforgraphics below! 1. DUI and Field…
  • Oct 15

    Police Cracking Down on Underage Drinking at U of M

    Police Cracking Down on Underage Drinking at U of M
    Minneapolis police are partnering up with campus police at the University of Minnesota to combat underage drinking, which officers say is a contributing factor in many incidents. UMPD Chief Greg Hestness said intoxicated individuals,…
Rank this Week: 429

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Oct 20

    There Is No Need to Be Friends with An Ex

    There Is No Need to Be Friends with An Ex
    Many divorce guidelines have generally supported remaining friendly with an ex-spouse following a divorce, especially when children are involved. While co-parenting is an invaluable tool for those with children, having a working relationship…
  • Oct 17

    Oasis Frontman's Divorce Complicates Child Support Trial

    Oasis Frontman's Divorce Complicates Child Support Trial
    The famed singer of band Oasis is facing issues with a child-support settlement that depends on the finalization of the divorce with his estranged wife in England. Liam Gallagher split from his wife in London after it was revealed that he had…
  • Oct 16

    Wife of American Idol Host Files for Divorce

    Wife of American Idol Host Files for Divorce
    After 19 years of marriage, the wife of former "American Idol" host has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split. Friendly Divorce for Randy and Erika The couple was married in 1995 and remained…
Rank this Week: 208

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Oct 20

    Ebola is the New Black

    Ebola is the New Black
    Ok, not really, but I figured it was a catchier title than “Ebola is the new paranoia for the stupid genetic refuse that proves that Idiocracy was not just a movie, but a prophecy.” That would just not do as a headline. But, I…
  • Oct 20

    Ebola is the New Black

    Ebola is the New Black
    Ok, not really, but I figured it was a catchier title than “Ebola is the new paranoia for the stupid genetic refuse that proves that Idiocracy was not just a movie, but a prophecy.” That would just not do as a headline. But, I…
  • Oct 16

    Your Kids’ Facebook Activities Can Subject You to Liability (But See 47 U.S.C. § 230?)

    Your Kids’ Facebook Activities Can Subject You to Liability (But See 47 U.S.C. § 230?)
    As a general rule, parents are not liable for their childrens’ actions simply by virtue of the fact that they are the kid’s parents. (I wish it were different, as that might put a leash on our idiocracy devolution, but sigh). That…
Rank this Week: 146

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Oct 20

    Today in Attack Ads: Dan Patrick of Texa

    Today in Attack Ads: Dan Patrick of Texa
    Dan Patrick is running for Liutenant Governor of Texas. And he wants you to know that "ISIS terrorists threaten to cross our border and kill Americans." The only thing standing in their way? "The Texas Rangers and National…
  • Oct 20

    Mike Nichols From Germany | Film and Theater Director

    Mike Nichols From Germany | Film and Theater Director
    Photo courtesy of IMDb Mike Nichols From Germany | Film and Theater Director Born in Berlin in 1931, the renowned film and theater director Mike Nichols began his career as an actor in a comedy troupe before making his Tony...
  • Oct 20

    RIP Elizabeth Pena (1959-2014)

    RIP Elizabeth Pena (1959-2014)
    We recently learned of the loss of Elizabeth Peña, a Cuban-American actress who appeared in such major studio pictures as “Rush Hour” and La Bamba, independent films including John Sayles’ generational drama “Lone Star,” and a host…
Rank this Week: 61

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 771

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Oct 20

    Electronic Frontier Foundation Responds To FBI Director

    Electronic Frontier Foundation Responds To FBI Director
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Oct 20

    Winning...Why Is It So Important?

    Winning...Why Is It So Important?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Oct 20

    Florida Supreme Court Limits Right To Search Mobile Phones For Location

    Florida Supreme Court Limits Right To Search Mobile Phones For Location
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 642

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 411

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Question: Does This Seem Libelous?

    Question: Does This Seem Libelous?
    According to newly-invested Judge Bloom (congratulations!!), it just might:What in Tarnation is a Surrogate Dibble, No way this can be a real human beings name, low class redneck pig excrement, redneck asshole, PATHETIC, LOWCLASS, INBRED…
  • Oct 17

    Plan B

    Plan B
    Should Amendment 1 and other efforts to prevent the end of all life on Earth fail, it's good to have a Plan B!Don’t worry about climate change guys. If we destroy this planet, we’ll just move to another one! Well, not exactly…
  • Oct 17

    How Do You Execute Against a Terrorist Organization? Plus "Bad Judge" Friday!

    How Do You Execute Against a Terrorist Organization? Plus "Bad Judge" Friday!
    It's Friday, so let's keep it light with the 11th Circuit discussing FARC:On February 13, 2003, Keith Stansell, Marc Gonsalves, Thomas Howes, and Thomas Janis were flying over Colombia while performing counter-narcotics reconnaissance.…
Rank this Week: 90

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Oct 20

    WC Cost Reduction Webinar Garners Unprecedented Participation

    WC Cost Reduction Webinar Garners Unprecedented Participation
    Lowering Workers’ Comp Costs – Best Practices webinar attracted over 750 industry professionals, including employers, risk managers, safety directors, brokers, consultants, or producers involved in claims management, specific…
  • Oct 20

    Take The Extra Step When Describing Workers Comp Injury

    Take The Extra Step When Describing Workers Comp Injury
        Adjusters are very particular on wording, especially when it describes an injury or event.  Below I am going to use some real-world examples of injury descriptions from real work comp claims.  Don’t laugh, you…
  • Oct 17

    Washington L&I Cites Olympia Roofing Busine

    Washington L&I Cites Olympia Roofing Busine
    The roofing business can be one of the most dangerous fields out there, especially if safety protocol is not being followed.   Recently, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) cited an Olympia roofing company…
Rank this Week: 92

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Oct 20

    Impacts of Recent Developments on Use of Adjunct

    Impacts of Recent Developments on Use of Adjunct
    It’s an important time to analyze the impacts on the use of adjuncts of the downturn in law school enrollment and of the Post Macrate Report efforts to change law schools and perhaps reduce the costs. Historically, financial expediency…
  • Oct 20

    Welcome David Lander To The Lounge

    Welcome David Lander To The Lounge
    We're pleased to welcome David Lander for a visit to the Lounge. David is a long-time adjunct professor for Saint Louis University School of Law where he teaches courses in bankruptcy, economic justice, and the history, impacts and regulation…
  • Oct 19

    Journal Legal Education: Call for Essay Review

    Journal Legal Education: Call for Essay Review
    I'm delighted to report that the Journal of Legal Education has issued a call for book reviews and book review proposals. Cribbing now from their proposal: The Journal of Legal Educaiton (JLE) believes that review essays constitute an…
Rank this Week: 81

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
  • Oct 20

    Basketball Players Union Brings In New GC

    Basketball Players Union Brings In New GC
    The New York Times is reporting that the NBA Players Association has hired a new General Counsel.  As the reader may recall, the NBAPA has had a big year already.  The union fired its last chief after an investigation revealed…
  • Oct 17

    FairPoint Workers Hit The Picket

    FairPoint Workers Hit The Picket
    Union members working for FairPoint Communications across New England hit the pickets this morning after the company refused to come back to the bargaining table.  The employees, represented in negotiations by the International…
  • Oct 16

    IL Teachers’ Strike Enters Second Week

    IL Teachers’ Strike Enters Second Week
    Teachers in Waukegan, Illinois will hit the pickets for the ninth school day in a row.  Negotiations between the school board and teachers’ union officials took place yesterday, but broke down with no signs of a deal nearing. A…
Rank this Week: 479

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    OT2013 opinion announcement

    OT2013 opinion announcement
    At the beginning of every Term, the Court releases the complete recordings of sessions to the National Archives and Records Administration. Oyez has collected these recordings and posted audio of all opinion announcements, including dissents…
  • Oct 20

    Privacy of hotel guest lists at issue

    Privacy of hotel guest lists at issue
    The Supreme Court, taking on an issue that reaches hotels and motels across the nation, agreed on Monday to rule on the power of city governments to require commercial lodgings to open their guest lists to the police.  In agreeing to…
  • Oct 20

    Breaking New

    Breaking New
    The Court has granted three new cases and called for the views of the Solicitor General in one more.Court has granted three new cases and called for the views of the Solicitor General in one more.
Rank this Week: 12

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

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

    No Backing Down by NFL agent Sean Stellato

    No Backing Down by NFL agent Sean Stellato
    Last year at a conference I met Sean Stellato, an NFL agent based in Massachusetts. Sean has over a dozen clients on the Patriots and other NFL teams. Sean has since become an insightful and candid mentor to my UNH Law students who are…
  • Oct 18

    Not So Fast on NJ Sports Betting; Injunction Hearing Loom

    Not So Fast on NJ Sports Betting; Injunction Hearing Loom
    With yesterday's bombshell announcement that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed legislation partially repealing the state-law prohibition against sports wagering and withdrew his federal court motion seeking to clarify and/or…
  • Oct 16

    Jameis Winston, FSU's Student Code and Due Proce

    Jameis Winston, FSU's Student Code and Due Proce
    In a new SI.com article, I look at the many reasons why Jameis Winston should be worried about a university hearing and what legal options he has to stop it. I interviewed several top legal minds for this story, including Daniel Wallach, Erin…
Rank this Week: 666

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families aat nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Jonathan Rosenfeld.

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Elderly with Hip Fractures in Nursing Homes Face Grim Prognosi

    Elderly with Hip Fractures in Nursing Homes Face Grim Prognosi
    When an elderly person is injured in a nursing home, his or her chances of survival can become slim. If the nursing facility is understaffed or lacks resources, an elderly person may be unable to ever properly heal from his or her injuries.…
  • Oct 13

    Hidden Cameras Allow Families To Track Care In Nursing Home

    Hidden Cameras Allow Families To Track Care In Nursing Home
    When someone we care about is admitted into a nursing home, we expect him or her to be safe. Many of us see these facilities as a safe haven for elderly relatives and aging parents, a place where they have onsite doctors and nurses and…
  • Oct 6

    Court Slashes Nursing Home Negligence Verdict

    Court Slashes Nursing Home Negligence Verdict
    In June 2014, the justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court slashed the $90 million verdict awarded to Dorothy Douglas in her Charleston nursing home abuse case. Even though the justices called the conduct of the nursing home…
Rank this Week: 725

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

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

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

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Oct 20

    List of ICD-9 Code

    List of ICD-9 Code
    Our law firm, when handling personal injury or Social Security disability cases, has to deal with the International Classification of Diseases codes daily. The codes are abbreviated as ICD codes, and the latest is version nine. So ICD-9…
  • Oct 17

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    You’ve heard of a “New York Minute.” Here it is, literally: New York Minute from The Cleverkids on Vimeo.
  • Oct 16

    Knowing Your Legal Rights After Suffering Injury from Auto Collision

    Knowing Your Legal Rights After Suffering Injury from Auto Collision
    When you are a victim in an auto accident you may be surprised to know that the settlement you receive may vary differently depending on unrelated things. Did you know that the results can be different if you are in a car, truck or motorcycle…
Rank this Week: 598

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

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

    Have Faith (and Insurance)!

    Have Faith (and Insurance)!
    For the past 14 or so years, I've participated in a healing prayer group with some friends. We meet weekly and pray for the health of folks running the gamut from broken limbs to terminal illnesses. The one hard-and-fast rule we have is that…
  • Oct 19

    About Those Obamacare Subsidy Calculations ..........

    About Those Obamacare Subsidy Calculations ..........
    If you are among the millions waiting on 2015 plans and wondering about your premium subsidy, worry no more. The folks at About have broken down the process into these simple steps.The premium assistance tax credit is lower of…
  • Oct 19

    Double Whammy, ObamaTax-style

    Double Whammy, ObamaTax-style
    First the bad news:"ObamaCare shoppers in search of the lowest-cost plan may come down with a mild case of rate shock when 2015 exchange enrollment begins next month ... the cost of the cheapest bronze plan will jump an average of…
Rank this Week: 27

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: 176

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Top 10 Signs of Investment Fraud

    Top 10 Signs of Investment Fraud
    Every year dozens of investors contact our firm seeking to recover losses due to sham or bogus investments. Only a fraction of those defrauded people were fortunate enough to working with a licensed broker who wasn’t being properly…
  • Oct 17

    FINRA Sanctions Huntleigh Securities Concerning Non-Traditional ETF Sales Practice

    FINRA Sanctions Huntleigh Securities Concerning Non-Traditional ETF Sales Practice
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has sanctioned brokerage firm Huntleigh Securities Corporation (Huntleigh) concerning allegations that the firm failed to establish and maintain a supervisory system regarding the sale of…
  • Oct 16

    Broker Edward Wendol Barred by FINRA Over Failure to Respond to Outside Business Activity Inquirie

    Broker Edward Wendol Barred by FINRA Over Failure to Respond to Outside Business Activity Inquirie
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) barred broker Edward Wendol (Wendol) concerning allegations that during the course of FINRA’s investigation into whether Wendol was involved in undisclosed outside business and private…
Rank this Week: 591

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Asserted Claims Reduced From Nearly 800 to 32 Prior to Claim Construction

    Asserted Claims Reduced From Nearly 800 to 32 Prior to Claim Construction
    The court granted defendant's motion to limit the number of asserted claims from nearly 800 to the limits under the Federal Circuit Advisory Committee Model Order (first 32, then 16 claims) before claim construction. "This Court rejects…
  • Oct 17

    Overreaching Request for Discovery Sanctions Warrants Reduction of Fee Award

    Overreaching Request for Discovery Sanctions Warrants Reduction of Fee Award
    The court denied in part defendant's motion for discovery sanctions and further reduced the award by another one-third for defendant's overreaching. "The Court agrees with Plaintiff that the amount of fees that [defendant] requests in its…
  • Oct 16

    More Speculative Damages Expert Testimony Permitted In Light of Limited Underlying Evidence

    More Speculative Damages Expert Testimony Permitted In Light of Limited Underlying Evidence
    The court denied both parties' motions to exclude testimony from their damages experts. "[T]he Court acknowledges that [plaintiff's damages expert's] testimony contains a greater degree of speculation than might ordinarily be required to pass…
Rank this Week: 757

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    New Issue: Revista Tribuna Internacional

    New Issue: Revista Tribuna Internacional
    The latest issue of Revista Tribuna Internacional (Vol. 3, Número especial, 2014) is out. Contents include:Eduardo Vargas Carreño, La Corte Internacional de Justicia: su organización y competencia Jaime Lagos Erazo,…
  • Oct 20

    Symposium: La dynamique du système des traités de l’ONU en matière de droits de l’homme

    Symposium: La dynamique du système des traités de l’ONU en matière de droits de l’homme
    On November 10, 2014, the Centre de recherche sur les droits de l’homme et le droit humanitaire at the Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) will host a symposium on "La dynamique du système des traités de…
  • Oct 20

    Wheatley: Modelling Democratic Secession in International Law

    Wheatley: Modelling Democratic Secession in International Law
    Steven Wheatley (Univ. of Lancaster - Law) has posted Modelling Democratic Secession in International Law (in Nationalism and Globalisation: New Settings, New Challenges, Stephen Tierney ed., forthcoming). Here's the abstract:The objective of…
Rank this Week: 70

Oregon Law Practice Management

Oregon Law Practice Management

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

http://oregonlawpracticemanagement.com/
  • Oct 20

    Getting the Most out of the New PLF Website

    Getting the Most out of the New PLF Website
    Have you visited the Professional Liability Fund website lately?  On September 22, we launched with a completely new look and a host of new features: Use the Cart to aggregate content throughout the site – register for Upcoming…
  • Oct 13

    I Say Of Counsel You Say…

    I Say Of Counsel You Say…
    Of Counsel relationships remain a strong area of interest for lawyers who are drawn to the idea of creating a professional affiliation. In that quest, there are many misunderstandings about what an of counsel relationship is:…
  • Oct 10

    Editing TOA codes in Word

    Editing TOA codes in Word
    Originally posted on CompuSavvy's Word & WordPerfect Tips:Recently, I was teaching a class about creating and generating a Table of Contents (TOC) and a Table of Authorities (TOA) in Word at the Department of Justice, where I work…
Rank this Week: 278

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Oct 20

    The #1 Sign You’ll Succeed as a Stock Trader

    The #1 Sign You’ll Succeed as a Stock Trader
    Do you know what the #1 sign whether you’ll succeed big or not as a stock trader is? Tim Sykes is one of the few traders to BOTH turn $12,415 into $1.65 million in 4 years himself AND mentor two other traders who became millionaires…
  • Oct 20

    Surviving an Income Tax Audit

    Surviving an Income Tax Audit
    Income tax audits are intimidating whether you are being audited personally or as a business owner.There is a right way and a wrong way to handle an audit by a state or federal taxing authority. It is easy to dig a hole for yourself, but…
  • Oct 17

    Finding and Utilizing the Best Expert Witne

    Finding and Utilizing the Best Expert Witne
    More than ever, competent and dynamic expert witnesses are critical to winning legal cases. Even if a case doesn’t go to trial, a credible expert can be the key to settling the case for your client. I believe that an expert witness has…
Rank this Week: 45

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

http://valentilaw.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 258

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Backlash brewing against video-only jail visitation

    Backlash brewing against video-only jail visitation
    In Austin, activists are pushing for the Sheriff to allow face-to-face visitation for county jail inmates, a practice ended as part of a new contract with Dallas-based Securus Technologies which provides for video-based visitation only. (See…
  • Oct 20

    Are MEs fudging cause of death for Texas prisoners?

    Are MEs fudging cause of death for Texas prisoners?
    If one person per day is dying in custody of state and local law enforcement in Texas, the next obvious question is, "What do those cases look like?"Nicole Brambila at the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal over the weekend (Oct. 18) offered up a…
  • Oct 20

    Backstory on Pam Freeman indictment, ouster of parole board member who tried to hold her accountable

    Backstory on Pam Freeman indictment, ouster of parole board member who tried to hold her accountable
    Parole attorney Kevin Stouwie offered up a detailed explication of "The Pamela Freeman debacle as I understand it" from the perspective of the person whose complaint sparked the investigation that led to her indictment earlier this month.…
Rank this Week: 634

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Oct 20

    Operation Protective Edge: Legal and Political Implications of ICC Prosecution

    Operation Protective Edge: Legal and Political Implications of ICC Prosecution
    George Mason University’s Middle East Studies Program, Global Programs, New Century College (NCC) and the Trans-Arab Research Institute welcome four international law experts to discuss the political and legal implications of an…
  • Oct 19

    Georgia Law convenes D.C. workshop on “International Law as Behavior”

    Georgia Law convenes D.C. workshop on “International Law as Behavior”
    Kudos to my Georgia Law colleague Harlan G. Cohen for organizing what promises to be a superb conference on “International Law as Behavior,” a daylong presentation of papers that will lead to a same-named essay volume. Convened by…
  • Oct 17

    Pollution, brain tumors, children . . . and national security

    Pollution, brain tumors, children . . . and national security
    “If Al Qaeda sent a team of sleeper cells to poison our groundwater and release toxic materials into the air, people would go nuts. It would be an act of war,” Dycus notes. “But if we do it to ourselves in the name of…
Rank this Week: 15

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Monday, October 20, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Monday, October 20, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, October 20, 2014:Magnotta trial hears testimony from Karla Homolka’s sister, who says convicted felon now living in QuebecMarriage equality legal in Alaska after…
  • Oct 17

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Friday, October 17, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Friday, October 17, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, October 17, 2014:Why lawyers will love the iPad Air 2105-year-old Belgian woman becomes oldest person to die by euthanasia  Minnesota man sentenced to 178 days in…
  • Oct 16

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Thursday, October 16, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Thursday, October 16, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, October 16, 2014:Harvard law professors condemn campus sexual misconduct policyTennessee woman jailed for overgrown yardDoes your firm have a social…
Rank this Week: 174

Constitution Daily

Constitution Daily

From the National Constitution Center.

http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/
  • Oct 20

    Video: Richard Brookhiser on Abraham Lincoln

    Video: Richard Brookhiser on Abraham Lincoln
    Biographer Richard Brookhiser discusses his latest book, "Founders’ Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln," which follows Lincoln from his humble origins in Kentucky to his assassination in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 20

    Remembering the other important Lincoln in American history

    Remembering the other important Lincoln in American history
    This weekend marked the 233rd anniversary of the American victory at Yorktown, which effectively ended the Revolutionary War. But did you know the British Army surrendered to a Lincoln, and not a Washington on that fateful day?
  • Oct 20

    Liberty rising, from Philadelphia to Eidsvoll

    Liberty rising, from Philadelphia to Eidsvoll
    This year, the Norwegian Constitution turns 200 years old, making it one of the oldest continuous national constitutions in the world. The U.S. Constitution, and the men who crafted it, played no small role in Norway’s deliberations.
Rank this Week: 615

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

Covers employeee benefits, ERISA, and employment law. By Stanley D. Baum.

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 793

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 716

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Oct 20

    Cop fired after falling asleep on job wins nearly $1M

    Cop fired after falling asleep on job wins nearly $1M
    Kansas: “A federal jury Tuesday awarded a former McPherson police officer who was found sleeping on duty almost $1 million in wages and damages. Matthew B. Michaels alleged the city violated his civil rights, the Americans with…
  • Oct 20

    Pa. jury: inadequate curve signage partly at fault

    Pa. jury: inadequate curve signage partly at fault
    Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania: “A jury in a Luzerne County civil case ruled that PennDOT was partially responsible for a deadly crash in 2011 that killed a 15-year-old girl, even though the driver of the SUV was driving at roughly twice…
  • Oct 19

    Schools roundup

    Schools roundup
    Oklahoma school district agrees to pay survivors of teen who drove drunk [Tulsa World] “The Evidence on Universal Preschool” [David Armor, Cato] Things you can hit with a Title IX complaint for doing: fighting academic boycott of…
Rank this Week: 55

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Oct 20

    How Corporate Canada Rejected the Canadian Government’s Plan to Combat Patent Troll

    How Corporate Canada Rejected the Canadian Government’s Plan to Combat Patent Troll
    The Internet Association, a U.S.-based industry association that counts most of the biggest names in the Internet economy as its members (including Google, Amazon, eBay, Facebook, Netflix, and Yahoo), recently released a policy paper on how…
  • Oct 20

    How Canadian Business Chilled Patent Troll Reform

    How Canadian Business Chilled Patent Troll Reform
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on October 18, 2014 as How Canadian Business Chilled Patent Troll Reforms The Internet Association, a U.S.-based industry association that counts most of the biggest names in the Internet economy as its members…
  • Oct 16

    New TPP Leak: Canada Emerges as Leading Opponent of U.S. Intellectual Property Demand

    New TPP Leak: Canada Emerges as Leading Opponent of U.S. Intellectual Property Demand
    This morning Wikileaks released an updated leaked version of the draft Trans Pacific Partnership intellectual property chapter. The latest leak dates from May 2014 (the previous leak was current to August 2013. I assessed it in posts here,…
Rank this Week: 313

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy…

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy and Enviro Law

Provides legal information of interest to landowners in the areas of agriculture law, energy law and environmental law. By John Goudy.

http://landownerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    "Shared water does not necessarily make good neighbours" Part 2 - The Appeal

    "Shared water does not necessarily make good neighbours" Part 2 - The Appeal
    In September, 2013, I wrote about a case involving the post-purchase discovery of an underground waterline on a farm.  The purchaser of a 97-acre hobby farm did not know that the vendor, who retained a three-acre parcel next to the farm…
  • Oct 15

    Court declines to find that shared driveway right-of-way was abandoned

    Court declines to find that shared driveway right-of-way was abandoned
    The drawing above shows three adjacent residential properties in Toronto (in blue, pink and yellow) along with a right-of-way that is shared by the three properties (in green).  The street adjacent to the three properties runs down the…
  • Oct 8

    Landowners succeed on appeal of assessment for municipal drain maintenance work

    Landowners succeed on appeal of assessment for municipal drain maintenance work
    Little Creek Municipal Drain services a watershed in the Municipality of the Town of Lakeshore. Little Creek itself drains approximately 2,700 hectares (or 6,650 acres) of mostly farmland into Lake St. Clair.  In 2011, the Town…
Rank this Week: 498

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Akerman lawyer Ryan Roman opens Mignonette

    Akerman lawyer Ryan Roman opens Mignonette
    It's a fantastic restaurant. If oysters are your thing, there's no better place.  And it's the best lobster roll in town.  I highly recommend it.  Plus, for better or worse, you'll likely see a bunch of judges and…
  • Oct 17

    Beth Bloom's formal investiture today

    Beth Bloom's formal investiture today
    Congratulations!
  • Oct 16

    Anthony Bosch pleads guilty

    Anthony Bosch pleads guilty
    Here's the AP:The former owner of a South Florida anti-aging clinic pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of illegally providing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes including high-profile Major League Baseball players, most notably New…
Rank this Week: 585