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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: 6

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    WIRTW #445 (the “dynamic duo” edition)

    WIRTW #445 (the “dynamic duo” edition)
    Last weekend was School of Rock weekend for the Hyman family. My kids showed a packed club what they’ve been working on for the past four months. Norah never disappoints when she performs (or in life, for that matter). Some 10…
  • Jan 19

    A not-so-subtle reminder about the need for cybersecurity training

    A not-so-subtle reminder about the need for cybersecurity training
    I feel like I’ve written a lot lately about the need for cybersecurity training for employees (for example, here, here, and here). Yet, as long as employees keep opening unknown emails and clicking on strange links, we need reminders…
  • Jan 18

    OSHA suggests employer best practices for anti-retaliation program

    OSHA suggests employer best practices for anti-retaliation program
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has published recommended best practices to protect from retaliation employees who report workplace safety or other concerns under any of the 22 statutes OSHA enforces. The document,…
Rank this Week: 261

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
Rank this Week: 125

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

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

    Montana Tackles Medical Decision Making for the Unbefriended

    Montana Tackles Medical Decision Making for the Unbefriended
    Senator OlszerskiFollowing the model of recent legislation in Colorado, Montana is now considering a bill (S.B. 92) that outlines a mechanism for authorizing medical treatment for incapacitated patients with no available authorized surrogate…
  • Jan 19

    Terri Schiavo Archive at Ave Maria University

    Terri Schiavo Archive at Ave Maria University
    Ave Maria University has opened its archive of court filings and documents surrounding Terri Schiavo’s case. The Terri Schiavo Archive contains documents and court filings related to the Terri Schiavo case. The collection includes…
  • Jan 18

    Handbook of the Philosophy of Medicine

    Handbook of the Philosophy of Medicine
    Now available - Handbook of the Philosophy of Medicine - 68 chapters spanning over 1000 pages. This is the first wide-ranging, multi-authored handbook in the field of philosophy of medicine, covering the underlying conceptual issues of…
Rank this Week: 939

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Jan 20

    Father Had Duty to Hold Ladder for Son During RV Exterior Cleaning

    Father Had Duty to Hold Ladder for Son During RV Exterior Cleaning
    In Hoynacki v. Hoynacki, No. E2015-02084-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Oct. 31, 2016), the Court of Appeals overturned summary judgment in a case about whether a dad had a duty to hold or stabilize a ladder for his son. Defendant father owned an…
  • Jan 19

    Certificate of Good Faith Required When Expert Must Prove Causation

    Certificate of Good Faith Required When Expert Must Prove Causation
    In Redick v. Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, No. M2016-00428-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Oct. 26, 2016), the Court addressed the need for a certificate of good faith in an HCLA (f/k/a Tennessee medical malpractice) claim when the breach of duty…
  • Jan 18

    Proving Damages in a Conversion Case

    Proving Damages in a Conversion Case
    In Hamilton v. Holderman, No. M2015-02302-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Oct. 27, 2015), the Tennessee Court of Appeals affirmed a damages award in a conversion case. In the underlying dispute, plaintiffs had rented a furnished house and barn to…
Rank this Week: 158

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 36

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 20

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #280

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #280
    [Ben Reeve Lewis is not well…) Cough Cyncope!  That’s what I’ve had this week. I was trafficked off to Kings College Hospital yesterday for a blood tests and an ECG, prompted by a paramedic cousin and a wife for whom…
  • Jan 19

    David Smith Interviewed on the future for landlords in 2017

    David Smith Interviewed on the future for landlords in 2017
    All landlords should watch this excellent interview of David Smith from Property Tribes. David recommends that landlords should speak to their MPs about the problems that the recent tax changes are causing. Find out how to do this >>…
  • Jan 19

    Can the landlord claim rent after the tenant has left?

    Can the landlord claim rent after the tenant has left?
    Here is a question to the Blog Clinic from John who is a tenant: I got into arrears with my rent, after the fixed term, my landlord asked me to leave the property, which I did as it did not serve any purpose staying. He now says that he wants…
Rank this Week: 295

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jan 20

    Marcia Mediation are ready for Family Mediation Week 2017

    Marcia Mediation are ready for Family Mediation Week 2017
    Family Mediation Week on January 23rd-27th is a chance to find out more about family mediation - what it is, how it works, and why it is better for every member of the family than simply going to court to decide on issues like divorce and…
  • Jan 19

    Wise words...

    Wise words...
    Well, on this day when we welcome a new leader of the free world, we could surely use a few. Hopefully, my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog include some:Breaking out of the bubble - President…
  • Jan 17

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers January/February 2017

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers January/February 2017
    The latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers is now published.In this issueIntellectual property – Shireen Smith of Azrights explains why IP is relevant to every business and how to protect itLaw publishers – Nick…
Rank this Week: 328

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jan 19

    Something fishy: FDA’s final advice on when to eat which fish

    Something fishy: FDA’s final advice on when to eat which fish
    The Food and Drug Administration issued its “final advice” on fish and shellfish this week, warning against eating some species and encouraging Americans to eat three servings a week of others. The federal agency gave particular…
  • Jan 19

    When food safety crisis hit, Perdue had to prepare for next one

    When food safety crisis hit, Perdue had to prepare for next one
    This century’s most deadly outbreak of foodborne illness came out of the state of Georgia while secretary of agriculture nominee Sonny Perdue was governor, and there was not much he could do about it. After King Nut…
  • Jan 19

    State yanks caterer’s permit; two-thirds of wedding guests sick

    State yanks caterer’s permit; two-thirds of wedding guests sick
    An Alabama caterer whose food sickened at least two out of every three guests at a November wedding reception has surrendered his food service permit to state authorities. Darvin McDaniel, operator of Indelible Catering of Moulton, had…
Rank this Week: 151

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Whiplash number

    Whiplash number
    My recently published article from Medico Legal magazine on whiplash numbers  is now available to view: here.
  • Jan 15

    Costs Lawyer work

    Costs Lawyer work
    My annual Costs Lawyer Practising Application form needed to be completed before the end of 2016. As usual, this contained a section asking about the source of instructions during the previous year (solicitor, non-solicitor, legal aid,…
  • Jan 12

    Personal injury reforms challenged

    Personal injury reforms challenged
    Independent economists have criticised the government’s planned personal injury reforms on the basis the reforms would benefit insurers at the expense of consumers and taxpayers. The term “independent” is perhaps relative…
Rank this Week: 921

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 142

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jan 19

    USPTO Publishes Business Method Subject Matter Eligibility Examples: Part I

    USPTO Publishes Business Method Subject Matter Eligibility Examples: Part I
    By Michael Borella -- About a week before the holidays, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office quietly published a trio of new subject matter eligibility examples directed to the abstract idea exception to patentability. These are the latest in…
  • Jan 18

    FDA Issues Guidance Regarding Interchangeability of Biosimilar and Biologic Drug

    FDA Issues Guidance Regarding Interchangeability of Biosimilar and Biologic Drug
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released its latest Guidance for Industry relating to the biosimilar application process set forth in the Biologic Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 (BCPCIA).…
  • Jan 17

    FDA Issues Guidance Regarding Biologic Drug Naming

    FDA Issues Guidance Regarding Biologic Drug Naming
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Late last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released its latest Guidance for Industry relating to the biosimilar application process set forth in the Biologic Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009…
Rank this Week: 165

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/
  • Jan 19

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    Have you heard of cell phone crashing? It’s hilarious. The post Friday Fun appeared first on pissd.com.
  • Jan 19

    The 5 Most Common Causes for Wintertime Personal Injury Lawsuit

    The 5 Most Common Causes for Wintertime Personal Injury Lawsuit
    When you live in a colder climate, winter rain, ice and snow can quickly cause accidents. Some seasonal holiday traditions also result in personal injuries. Most of these events are preventable. Consider the following five most common causes…
  • Jan 18

    How to Identify Medical Malpractice & What to Do About It

    How to Identify Medical Malpractice & What to Do About It
    No one wants to imagine the possibility of dealing with medical malpractice. You just want to be treated properly and get over the illness or ailment that you are dealing with. Still, it is important to recognize that malpractice is common.…
Rank this Week: 444

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 106

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Jan 19

    Chancery Upholds Pre-Suit Demand Refusal By Board

    Chancery Upholds Pre-Suit Demand Refusal By Board
    A recent Delaware Court of Chancery opinion demonstrates the formidable challenge that a stockholder faces when she attempts to proceed with a derivative claim in the face of a pre-suit demand that was refused by the board. In Andersen v.…
  • Jan 19

    Court Grants Dismissal Based on First-Filed Rule

    Court Grants Dismissal Based on First-Filed Rule
    Justin M. Forcier, an associate in the Delaware office of Eckert Seamans, prepared this overview. With the ever-increasing globalization of business, readers will appreciate this Court of Chancery opinion discussing dismissal based on the…
  • Jan 17

    Article on Board’s Fiduciary Duty of Oversight

    Article on Board’s Fiduciary Duty of Oversight
    In my most recent column for the publication of the National Association of Corporate Directors, I discussed a recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision that addressed the fiduciary duty of directors to provide oversight, and what must be…
Rank this Week: 153

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Jan 19

    The Defendant's "Brain Fog" May Have Made Him Incompetent to Enter into a Contract

    The Defendant's "Brain Fog" May Have Made Him Incompetent to Enter into a Contract
    I don't come across a lot of cases revolving around competence, but here's a recent one out of New York, Gray v. Jung, No. 62996 (behind paywall). The case, at the summary judgment stage, revolves around plaintiff's seeking of specific...
  • Jan 19

    KCON XII Reminder: Conference Proposals Due by January 31

    KCON XII Reminder: Conference Proposals Due by January 31
    H/T Dov Waisman from the Contracts Prof Listserv for this post: Dear Colleagues, Happy New Year! The 12th Annual International Conference on Contracts (KCON XII) is scheduled to begin on Friday, February 24th. Here in Los Angeles, we are…
  • Jan 19

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts Downloads (January 19, 2017)

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts Downloads (January 19, 2017)
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 586 Risk and Anxiety: A Theory of Data Breach Harms Daniel J. Solove and Danielle Keats Citron George Washington University Law School and University…
Rank this Week: 168

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Federal Circuit Requires Standing to Appeal PTAB’s Final Decision

    Federal Circuit Requires Standing to Appeal PTAB’s Final Decision
    Although arguably foreshadowed, some may be surprised to learn that a party with the right to challenge the validity of a patent at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) may not have the right to appeal an…
  • Jan 12

    COVERED BUSINESS METHODS PATENTS — NOT SO BROAD!

    COVERED BUSINESS METHODS PATENTS — NOT SO BROAD!
    The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has reminded the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in no uncertain terms that covered business method review has limits.  In Unwired Planet, LLC v. Google Inc., 841…
  • Jan 5

    “It’s In The Game” – Proof Issues In Software Copyright Infringement Case

    “It’s In The Game” – Proof Issues In Software Copyright Infringement Case
    A recent Ninth Circuit decision in Antonick v. Electronic Arts, Inc. (filed Nov. 22, 2016), shows some of the proof issues that a plaintiff may encounter in prosecuting claims for copyright infringement in connection with software.  A…
Rank this Week: 651

nipc IP/it Update

nipc IP/it Update

News and comment on intellectual property, technology, media, entertainment and competition law from the UK, EC and around the world. By John Lambert.

http://nipclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Case Note: Bhayani v Taylor Bracewell LLP - Goodwill generated by a Partner or Employee

    Case Note: Bhayani v Taylor Bracewell LLP - Goodwill generated by a Partner or Employee
    Jane Lambert Bhayani and Another v Taylor Bracewell LLP [2016] EWHC 3360 (IPEC) (22 Dec 2016) In Reckitt and Colman Products Ltd v Borden Inc, and Others, [1990] 1 WLR 491, [1990] RPC 341, [1990] 1 All ER 873, [1990] WLR 491, [1990]…
  • Jan 18

    Just where does Mrs May's Speech leave the Unified Patent Court?

    Just where does Mrs May's Speech leave the Unified Patent Court?
    Rt. Hon. Theresa May MP Author: Home officeSource: WikipediaCreative Commons Licence Jane Lambert In her Lancaster House speech of the 17 Jan 2017 (the transcript of which can be found on The Independent's website) the…
  • Nov 25

    Plummy!

    Plummy!
    Victoria Plums Author RasbakSource WikipediaCreative Commons Licence Victoria Plum Ltd (t/a Victoria Plumb) v Victorian Plumbing Ltd and Others [2016] EWHC 2911 (Ch) (18 Nov 2016)  Mr Justice Henry Carr In this…
Rank this Week: 252

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm.

http://www.angelreyesblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Self Driving Cars: Save Me or Save You?

    Self Driving Cars: Save Me or Save You?
    The widespread use of self-driving cars promises to bring substantial benefits to transportation efficiency, public safety and personal well-being. Car manufacturers are working to overcome the remaining technical challenges that stand in the…
  • Jan 17

    Workplace Deaths Reach Highest in 7 Year

    Workplace Deaths Reach Highest in 7 Year
    Despite advances in workplace safety and regulations, on the job deaths do occur, and according to data released by the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in December 2016, a total of 4,836 fatal workplace injuries…
  • Jan 12

    Apple Sued by Family of 5 Year Old Killed by Driver Using FaceTime Behind The Wheel

    Apple Sued by Family of 5 Year Old Killed by Driver Using FaceTime Behind The Wheel
    The family of a girl who was killed when the car she was in was rear-ended by a driver using his iPhone’s Facetime app has sued not only the driver, but also Apple. The family says iPhones should disable video and other distracting apps…
Rank this Week: 211

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Jan 19

    Zero Waste is Within Our Reach, But….

    Zero Waste is Within Our Reach, But….
    By Sarah Levinson I would have guessed that my fellow EPA employees would be leaders when it comes to recycling and reducing wastes. Turns out we are leaders, but not quite as far out front as I had hoped. In 2015, a presidential Executive…
  • Jan 19

    EPA Regulations and Court Victories Translate Directly into Wins for the American People

    EPA Regulations and Court Victories Translate Directly into Wins for the American People
    Over the past few years we have heard a pretty constant refrain about “EPA overreach” which is shorthand for saying EPA has gone beyond the authority given to it by Congress.   Even though as Administrator both Lisa…
  • Jan 19

    Innovation in Government

    Innovation in Government
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick EPA and other federal agencies are tasked with finding solutions to some of the world’s most pressing and complicated problems. These problems require innovative solutions, which EPA supports through use of…
Rank this Week: 40

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    INAUGURATION PRIMER

    INAUGURATION PRIMER
    The interregnum (what a great word) ends tomorrow as Donald J Trump takes the oath of office and becomes the 45th  president of the United States. CJ John Roberts will administer the oath. Query/trivia: who was the last person who…
  • Jan 18

    ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER JOA

    ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER JOA
    Not quite a JOA, but another Not Guilty for everyone's favourite federal blogger and a damn good criminal defense attorney: PRESS RELEASE REGARDING NOT GUILTY VERDICT OF MEDICAL DOCTOR MICHAEL…
  • Jan 16

    RIDING A TIGER

    RIDING A TIGER
    THERE IS NEVER A WRONG TIME TO DO THE RIGHT THING.The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. A new President takes office in five days. Qi hu nan xia"When on the tiger's back, it's hard to dismount."Chinese Proverb.See You In…
Rank this Week: 584

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Jan 19

    Trump Treasury Nominee Answers on Tax Whistleblower Issue

    Trump Treasury Nominee Answers on Tax Whistleblower Issue
    January 19th, 2017, today, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing to consider President-Elect Trump’s pick for the Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin. The National Whistleblower Center asked its supporters to insist that the…
  • Jan 17

    Chelsea Manning’s Prison Sentence Commuted

    Chelsea Manning’s Prison Sentence Commuted
    The White House announced today that President Obama commuted the prison sentence of whistleblower Chelsea Manning. Manning was convicted of stealing and disseminating government documents and videos to WikiLeaks. Manning, a former US…
  • Jan 17

    NWC Presents Whistleblower Rewards before Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking

    NWC Presents Whistleblower Rewards before Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking
    This morning, National Whistleblower Center (NWC) Executive Director Stephen Kohn addressed the Federal Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking, a group of private sector experts charged with advising the Presidential Task Force on a…
Rank this Week: 854

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    National Constitution Center Podcast on Tam

    National Constitution Center Podcast on Tam
    Deborah Gerhardt, Ilya Shapiro,  and I discuss Tam. The podcast can be found at the National Constitution Center's website, as well as on iTunes and other platforms.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Jan 19

    Seen around town: transformative works of the day, inauguration edition.

    Seen around town: transformative works of the day, inauguration edition.
    Seen on my way back from the Tam oral argument:Activist Comicshttp://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Jan 19

    9th Circuit rejects Slep-Tone's anti-copying claim couched as TM claim

    9th Circuit rejects Slep-Tone's anti-copying claim couched as TM claim
    Slep-Tone Entertainment Corp. v. Wired for Sound Karaoke & DJ Servs., LLC, No. 14-17229 (9th Cir. Jan. 18, 2017) (per curiam)Slep-Tone makes karaoke music tracks under the trademark “Sound Choice.” They’re released on…
Rank this Week: 462

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 494

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    JACKSONVILLE COUPLE ARRESTED FOR DEALING DRUGS WHILE A CHILD WAS PRESENT

    JACKSONVILLE COUPLE ARRESTED FOR DEALING DRUGS WHILE A CHILD WAS PRESENT
    SUSPECT NOT ARRESTED UNTIL MULTIPLE SALES A recent News4Jax story gives details into the arrest of Reco Benefield and Amber Troutman for drug charges and child neglect.   The news report states that an undercover Jacksonville…
  • Jan 4

    GROUP OF TEENS STEAL $18,000 WORTH OF PURSES

    GROUP OF TEENS STEAL $18,000 WORTH OF PURSES
    Teens Steal Purses in Coordinated Theft A recent report by News4Jax states that nearly $18,000 of high end purses were stolen from a Kate Spade store at the St. Augustine Outlet Mall.  The theft happened during normal business…
  • Dec 21

    SANTA ARRESTED IN JACKSONVILLE, ACCUSED OF SELLING DRUGS

    SANTA ARRESTED IN JACKSONVILLE, ACCUSED OF SELLING DRUGS
    SANTA COULD MISS CHRISTMAS On December 19, 2016 undercover detectives from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office arrested Isaac Earl Geiger for several narcotics charges.  Per a News4Jax story, the Sheriff’s office were…
Rank this Week: 833

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Plaintiff Stripped of Costs For Failing to Beat Defence Offer

    Plaintiff Stripped of Costs For Failing to Beat Defence Offer
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, stripping a Plaintiff of post offer costs after receiving a jury award less than a pre-trial defence settlement offer. In today’s case (Rutter…
  • Jan 18

    $4.5 Million Cost of Care Assessment in Paraplegia Injury Case

    $4.5 Million Cost of Care Assessment in Paraplegia Injury Case
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing future care damages in the case of paraplegia. In today’s case (Warick v. Diwell) the Plaintiff was involved in an “extremely…
  • Jan 10

    BC Court of Appeal – No Reverse Onus in Bus Driver Liability Claim

    BC Court of Appeal – No Reverse Onus in Bus Driver Liability Claim
    There are a line of cases suggesting that once a plaintiff passenger establishes that he or she was injured while riding on a public carrier, a prima facie case of negligence is made out. Today reasons were released by the BC Court of Appeal…
Rank this Week: 25

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    When You Can Reopen Your Florida Child Support Case

    When You Can Reopen Your Florida Child Support Case
    Family law cases, like many varieties of litigation, can sometimes take unexpected turns. One such example was a case recently decided by the Fifth District Court of Appeal. In this case, a mother in a child support case lost her job after…
  • Jan 12

    What Florida Law Does (and Doesn’t) Require You to Do to Meet Your Child Support Obligation

    What Florida Law Does (and Doesn’t) Require You to Do to Meet Your Child Support Obligation
    Child support cases, especially when you are facing contempt and possible jail time, are serious matters. There are many ways the courts can find you capable of making your child support payments, but there are other resources the law does…
  • Jan 5

    Lump-Sum Alimony in Florida

    Lump-Sum Alimony in Florida
    When you think about alimony, you probably think about a court order that obliges one ex-spouse to pay the other ex-spouse a sum of money every month for a certain period of time (or permanently). The law also, however, allows the courts to…
Rank this Week: 45

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jan 19

    Lentz School Security, 2016 - 2017 Edition, by Mary Lentz

    Lentz School Security, 2016 - 2017 Edition, by Mary Lentz
      Lentz School Security provides useful guidance, practical advice, relevant statutes, and case law for addressing school security and safety issues. Topics include interviewing children, identifying volatile situations, and…
  • Jan 19

    U.S. Master Tax Guide (2017) 100th Edition, by Wolters Kluwer Editorial Staff Publication

    U.S. Master Tax Guide (2017) 100th Edition, by Wolters Kluwer Editorial Staff Publication
      The U.S. Master Tax Guide provides helpful and practical guidance on today's federal tax law. This 100th Edition reflects all pertinent federal taxation changes that affect 2016 returns and provides fast and reliable answers…
  • Jan 19

    Follow the new executive office at Regulations.gov

    Follow the new executive office at Regulations.gov
    The Presidential Inauguration is tomorrow, January 20. With the new president comes a new administrative office. Keep up-to-date with notices, proposed rules, and final rules from the executive office online at…
Rank this Week: 157

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

Analysis and commentary on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. By Reed Smith.

http://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 801

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Jan 19

    A Visual Study Guide for the New York Bar Exam

    A Visual Study Guide for the New York Bar Exam
    It also has many words, and might help you or someone you know who has, for whatever reason, decided to take the NY bar.        Related StoriesThe Tri-State Monkey Smuggle, and Other Stories 
  • Jan 18

    Bill Would Provide Immunity for Accidentally Running Over Protester

    Bill Would Provide Immunity for Accidentally Running Over Protester
    Let's apply the rational-basis test to this one.        Related StoriesSeriously, Though: Nobody Has the Right to AppealCourt Says Police Need to Make Time for “This Constitutional…
  • Jan 17

    “Downton Abbey” Congressman’s Indictment Is a Hoot

    “Downton Abbey” Congressman’s Indictment Is a Hoot
    At least he didn't delete any emails. (He actually said that.)        Related StoriesAbout Those FoldersALERT: There Are No Lawyers in the Kansas SenateCriminal's Modus Operandi Probably Just Means He…
Rank this Week: 99

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Jan 19

    Can I recover damages after a hit and run bicycle accident?

    Can I recover damages after a hit and run bicycle accident?
    Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation show that bicycle accidents lead to serious injuries and death far too often. Far too many of these accidents involve drivers…
  • Jan 18

    No-fault vs. Liability Coverage: What is the difference?

    No-fault vs. Liability Coverage: What is the difference?
    Both Pennsylvania and New Jersey have no-fault auto insurance requirements in place. In addition to the no-fault policy, motorists must also carry a liability policy. Understanding the difference between no-fault and liability coverage…
  • Jan 17

    6 Overlooked Types of Driving Distraction

    6 Overlooked Types of Driving Distraction
    By now, almost everyone knows that driving distracted is a serious problem. However, many people only associate distracted driving with texting or talking on the phone. Here are six commonly overlooked types of driving distractions:1. Taking…
Rank this Week: 426

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Safari Club Int'l v. Rudolph (9th Cir. - Jan. 18, 2017)

    Safari Club Int'l v. Rudolph (9th Cir. - Jan. 18, 2017)
    I'm generally okay with those "create a theme based on the case" type of opinions.  Not a fan of them, to be sure, but if they're done well, I'm okay with it.  I know others disagree, and think that it makes light of the litigants.…
  • Jan 18

    Chen v. LA Truck Centers (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 18, 2017)

    Chen v. LA Truck Centers (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 18, 2017)
    I took a Conflict of Laws class in law school.  Not many other people did.  It was interesting.  -Ish.  I learned some concepts that I hadn't heard of before.  Like renvoi.  Or at least the word for it.  And…
  • Jan 18

    People v. Pinon (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 17, 2017)

    People v. Pinon (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 17, 2017)
    I haven't seen an amended opinion that's this type of terse:"It is ordered that the opinion filed herein on December 15, 2016, be modified as follows:On page 14, third line of the first full paragraph, after the sentence ending “with…
Rank this Week: 638

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jan 19

    Stryker Metal Hip Failure, Recall and Lawsuit

    Stryker Metal Hip Failure, Recall and Lawsuit
    Metal on metal hip implants have been around for the past two decades but they have been plagued with early failure, metal poisoning, tissue destruction and finally the need for painful replacement surgery. Metal on metal hip implants have a…
  • Jan 17

    IVC Filter Injury and Death lawsuits pass 3,000

    IVC Filter Injury and Death lawsuits pass 3,000
    The number of Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filter injury and death lawsuits continue to climb and now are past the 3,000 mark over design defects leading to fractures, migration, tilting and perforation. Recent medical studies have linked IVC…
  • Jan 13

    DePuy Pinnacle Metal on Metal Hip Texas Trial

    DePuy Pinnacle Metal on Metal Hip Texas Trial
    DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip Texas trial update. A federal jury in Dallas recently ordered Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its DePuy Orthopaedics subsidiary unit to pay more than $1 billion to six plaintiffs who claimed that they…
Rank this Week: 725

Qui Tam 101

Qui Tam 101

Covers qui tam lawsuits. By Nolan Law Firm.

http://false-claims-act.net
  • Jan 19

    U.S. Government Collects $350 Million from Shire Plc Subsidiaries in False Claims Act Kickback Settlement

    U.S. Government Collects $350 Million from Shire Plc Subsidiaries in False Claims Act Kickback Settlement
    Lee Bentley, III, United States Attorney in the Middle District of Florida recently announced a $350 million settlement between Shire Pharmaceuticals LLC and the Government. Central to the allegation was the contention that Shire and Advanced…
  • Jan 12

    Help Wanted: Healthcare Whistleblowers Needed To Fight Waste, Fraud and Abuse

    Help Wanted: Healthcare Whistleblowers Needed To Fight Waste, Fraud and Abuse
    Deputy Assistant Attorney General Benjamin C. Mizer, head of the Justice Department’s Civil Division, announced recently that the Department of Justice obtained more than $4.7 billion in settlements and judgments from civil cases…
  • Sep 9

    Physician Whistleblowers Play Key Role in Deterring Medicare Fraud

    Physician Whistleblowers Play Key Role in Deterring Medicare Fraud
    In recent years, physicians have increasingly stepped into the role of successful whistleblower. In the complex world of medicine, this promising trend has deterred some healthcare practitioners from engaging in Medicare fraud. From a purely…
Rank this Week: 608

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    But For Video (Pedestrian Rundown Version)

    But For Video (Pedestrian Rundown Version)
    The video is graphic. Too graphic. A woman clearly in the cross walk gets hit by a mini school bus. The story from this Brooklyn accident at Nostrand Ave. and Ave. M, comes courtesy of the Daily News. Why write about it? Two reasons. First,…
  • Jan 18

    Zervos v. Trump (An Apprentice Sues Trump for Defamation — A Look at the Issues)

    Zervos v. Trump (An Apprentice Sues Trump for Defamation — A Look at the Issues)
    Donald Trump, who’s becoming a regular on these pages, was sued yesterday for defamation by a former Apprentice contestant, and it is clear he will have his hands full with this one. This post will look at a dozen issues in the…
  • Jan 17

    Thanks Obama

    Thanks Obama
    I confess I will greatly miss the presidency of Barack Obama. He has the qualities that I most value in a president: I want  a policy wonk. Fundamental to any leader is an ability to understand that the choices aren’t between good…
Rank this Week: 580

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

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

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jan 19

    Marblegate and a Dose of Reality for the Trust Indenture Act

    Marblegate and a Dose of Reality for the Trust Indenture Act
    The Second Circuit on Tuesday released its long-awaited opinion on the Trust Indenture Act, Marblegate v. EDMC. Several of us Slipsters have been discussing the case behind the scenes, and others will have (more intelligent) things to say…
  • Jan 16

    Scarcity, Money, and Undocumented Immigrant

    Scarcity, Money, and Undocumented Immigrant
    Scarcity refers to having less than one needs -- time, money, calories when on a diet. For example, not having enough money reduces a person's cognitive capacity as much as missing one full night of sleep. When Scarcity, by Sendhil...
  • Jan 11

    Bankruptcy Filings for 2017 -- Let's Say 767,000

    Bankruptcy Filings for 2017 -- Let's Say 767,000
    According to Epiq Systems, there were 771, 894 total U.S. bankruptcy filings in 2016, a decline of 5.8% from 2015. The overall annual decline in 2015 was 10.0% and was 11.8% in 2014. As I noted yesterday, the rate of...
Rank this Week: 654

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 135

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Statistics Canada Article on Organized Crime

    Statistics Canada Article on Organized Crime
    The Statistics Canada publication Juristat published an article yesterday on Measuring organized crime in Canada: Results of a pilot project: "Organized crime has long been identified as a government priority and a public safety issue. As a…
  • Jan 18

    Supreme Court of Canada: 2016 in Number

    Supreme Court of Canada: 2016 in Number
    The Court.ca, the blog of the Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, has published a statistical overview of the decisions the Supreme Court of Canada delivered in 2016:"2016 was a fairly quiet year for the Supreme Court.  In total, 60…
  • Jan 17

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection from January 1 to 15, 2017 is now available on the Court website.It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
Rank this Week: 634

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment agreements, employment discrimination and compensation issues. By Salvatore Gangemi of Salon Marrow.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 820

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 620

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
  • Jan 19

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
  • Jan 16

    Some of My Favorite Houston-Area Golf Hole

    Some of My Favorite Houston-Area Golf Hole
    One of my resolutions for 2017 is to blog more, so here we go. The video below contains photos that I’ve taken over the years of some of my favorite holes from about a dozen Houston-area golf courses that I’ve … Continue…
  • Sep 26

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story
    Arnold Palmer, one of the iconic figures of our time, died on Sunday at the age of 87. Palmer’s story is truly remarkable. Charismatic and dashing, Arnie burst on to the national scene in the mid-1950’s just as the age ……
Rank this Week: 679

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Jan 19

    Heraldry mystery solved

    Heraldry mystery solved
    One of our outstanding acquisitions of 2016 was a lovely calligraphic manuscript with a hand-painted image of Lady Justice. The image was the unanimous choice to adorn the Lillian Goldman Law Library’s 2016-2017 holiday card.
  • Jan 7

    Research Courses Spring 2017

    Research Courses Spring 2017
    Here are the research courses offered Spring 2016. Please contact Julie Krishnaswami or John Nann if you have any questions. ADVANCED LEGAL RESEARCH: METHODS AND SOURCES (“ALR”) (21027) 
  • Jan 3

    The Rare Book Collection opens 2017 with an outstanding gift

    The Rare Book Collection opens 2017 with an outstanding gift
    The Rare Book Collection is honored to be the recipient of a bequest from the estate of Professor S. F. C. Milsom (1923-2016): the 1561 Richard Tottel edition of the Novae Narrationes. What makes the gift special is the stature of its donor,…
Rank this Week: 149

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Illinois Divorce: Is January-March the Divorce Hot Season?

    Illinois Divorce: Is January-March the Divorce Hot Season?
    Couples starting the new year with a divorce may find untangling finances is no easy feat. Data from the University of Washington found that divorce filings start to pick up in January — a trend researchers theorized could be…
  • Jan 12

    Kane County Divorce: Narcissistic Personalities and Gaslighting

    Kane County Divorce: Narcissistic Personalities and Gaslighting
    In my divorce and child custody practice, I have represented a number of very good, intelligent people who have been victimized by a narcissist spouse’s  gaslighting campaign. Gaslighting is a term that is used to describe the…
  • Jan 11

    Disempowering the NPD: Managing Narcissists in the Court System

    Disempowering the NPD: Managing Narcissists in the Court System
    In my law practice, a divorce with a narcissist involves unique issues and challenges. Many toxic narcissists, in divorce, use emotional abuse to denigrate and control their partners, and are notoriously difficult in the case to achieve…
Rank this Week: 476

Litigation PostScript

Litigation PostScript

Provides information and practical tips on legal persuasion spanning pretrial and trial phases, for jury, bench and arbitration settings. By Persuasion Strategies.

http://www.litigationps.com/litigation_postscript_per/
  • Jan 19

    Know (and Use) the Cognitive Biases of Mediation

    Know (and Use) the Cognitive Biases of Mediation
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Most civil cases these days will end, not in a courtroom, but at a settlement table. Many will do so after just the right amount of time and resources invested during discovery to discover the case's true worth. But for…
  • Jan 16

    Don't Trust Power Pose

    Don't Trust Power Pose
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: If you would like more confidence, and if you've seen Amy Cuddy's widely-viewed TED talk, then maybe you've tried the "power pose." Legs apart, head straight and tall, hands on hips or arms raised above your…
  • Jan 12

    Be a Persuasive Expert, at Both the Core and the Periphery

    Be a Persuasive Expert, at Both the Core and the Periphery
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: In a research article now available The Jury Expert (Valez, Neal & Kovera, 2016), three experts in trial psychology provide an overview of the research on persuasion relating to expert witness testimony. For experts…
Rank this Week: 84

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jan 19

    Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

    Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
    If your loved one needs to enter a nursing home or assisted living facility you will need to do your homework.  Make sure the facility has an excellent reputation.  On your visit, make sure the grounds and rooms are comfortable, and…
  • Jan 18

    Can My Hearing Be Expedited?

    Can My Hearing Be Expedited?
    When you apply for social security disability benefits, more than likely you will need to attend a hearing before an administrative law judge. While having an in person meeting is generally beneficial for determining whether you are disabled,…
  • Jan 11

    Why Can’t I Receive Disability Benefits?

    Why Can’t I Receive Disability Benefits?
    The Social Security Disability program is a federally run insurance program. This program requires individuals who work to pay taxes upon their earned income, part of which goes towards disability insurance. This is a mandatory insurance…
Rank this Week: 427