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Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Injury at Sea

http://www.maritimeinjury.com/
  • Feb 24

    Investigation into loss of F/V Destination

    Investigation into loss of F/V Destination
    U.S. Coast Guard has convened a Marine Board of Investigation into the loss of F/V Destination and its six crewmembers. A Marine Board of Investigation is the highest level of investigation in the Coast Guard. Upon completion of the…
  • Feb 23

    Fire Extinguisher and Steering Issue

    Fire Extinguisher and Steering Issue
    The Coast Guard set in motion a detention of the Panama-flagged bulk carriers Atlantic Ruby and Amber L, Feb. 23, 2017, after discovering substandard safety issues while conducting routine Port State Control exams onboard the vessels along…
  • Feb 16

    Tug Samson Mariner – update

    Tug Samson Mariner – update
    Coast Guard, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Southeast Alaska Petroleum Response Organization, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Alaska Commercial Divers continue their response to the tug boat Samson…
Rank this Week: 369

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Feb 24

    Yeadon, PA ManorCare Sued for Death of a Resident After Falling

    Yeadon, PA ManorCare Sued for Death of a Resident After Falling
    The family of a woman with a history of falling and rheumatoid arthritis is suing ManorCare Health Services at Mercy Fitzgerald of Yeadon after the victim died following a fall at their facility. The woman, Nellie Louise Howard, had fallen…
  • Feb 24

    Signs & Symptoms of Sexual Abuse in Nursing Home Resident

    Signs & Symptoms of Sexual Abuse in Nursing Home Resident
    On Wednesday, we posted the findings from CNN’s Investigative Report Sick, Dying and Raped in America’s Nursing Homes. The stories and facts discussed in the report are tragic and the reality that these violations are…
  • Feb 24

    Nursing Home Acquisitions Aren’t Always Good New

    Nursing Home Acquisitions Aren’t Always Good New
    Last month, we posted on lawsuits brought forth by the Attorney General of Pennsylvania against nursing homes in the state. Facilities owned by Reliant Senior Care were named in the lawsuit and were sued for $2 million, the largest…
Rank this Week: 40

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 703

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Feb 24

    Judge Neil Gorsuch on Bankruptcy

    Judge Neil Gorsuch on Bankruptcy
    The following is taken from a lecture given by the author on February 22, 2017 to the Maryland Bankruptcy Bar Association. On February 1, 2017, the President nominated Neil McGill Gorsuch to be an associate justice on the Supreme Court.…
  • Feb 6

    Are You Exposed?

    Are You Exposed?
    Does it do any good to think about why you have debt problems? As a bankruptcy lawyer I have represented clients with every type debt problem imaginable and I think is very worthwhile to reflect about how and why you ended up in a…
  • Jan 31

    Payday Loans Are Not “Cash Advances” Under Bankruptcy Law

    Payday Loans Are Not “Cash Advances” Under Bankruptcy Law
    Discharging payday loans in bankruptcy is easier than you may think and easier than the lender may want you to know.
Rank this Week: 514

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Fowl Play

    Fowl Play
    But in a delightful way:Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Feb 24

    We Called It - Grandma Live

    We Called It - Grandma Live
    It's almost as if we have a crystal ball. More like it was just that obvious.Two weeks ago I posted on transitional relief for policies owned before Obamacare went into effect. Under the Obama regime CMS granted two extensions allowing people…
  • Feb 23

    The ObamaCare Success Story: Zip, nada and zilch.

    The ObamaCare Success Story: Zip, nada and zilch.
    Not that this is really news, but it's nice to have confirmation of something we've known all along:"The best statistical estimate for the number of lives saved each year by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is zero." [bold in original]The…
Rank this Week: 342

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
Rank this Week: 123

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 588

California Personal Injury Lawyers…

California Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.californiapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Perris, California Woman Killed in Blythe Truck Accident

    Perris, California Woman Killed in Blythe Truck Accident
    A young woman from Perris, California who was injured in a truck accident on the I10 Freeway in Blythe on Monday, later died on Saturday, February 18, 2017.  The Riverside County Coroner’s Office stated that Barbara Emard, just 28…
  • Feb 20

    Motorcyclist Killed in California Accident

    Motorcyclist Killed in California Accident
    A motorcycle accident in Wonder Valley, California on February 9, 2017, has been identified as Nikos Lukaris. According to Z1077fm, Lukaris, a 43 year old man from Twentynine Palms, California, was riding his dirtbike without a helmet or…
  • Feb 14

    Father and Daughter Killed in Palmdale Accident

    Father and Daughter Killed in Palmdale Accident
    Sunday evening, an apparent street race led to a violent crash and two people killed. The Palmdale car accident allegedly occurred when two vehicles were racing and one of the vehicles lost control and struck a traffic pole. According to…
Rank this Week: 430

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Feb 24

    President Trump Violates Press Freedom in the United State

    President Trump Violates Press Freedom in the United State
    Journalists from the New York Times, CNN, and Politico were prohibited from attending a White House Press Briefing today by President Trump’s press secretary, Sean M. Spicer. Aides to Mr. Spicer allowed in reporters from only a handpicked…
  • Feb 22

    Better News for the International Criminal Court

    Better News for the International Criminal Court
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) had a better week this past week. Following the announcements this past fall by a few African States that they intend to withdraw from the Court, more recently, Gambia's newly elected government…
  • Feb 22

    WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Takes Effect

    WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Takes Effect
    A major milestone for the global trading system was reached today when the first multilateral deal concluded in the 21-year history of the World Trade Organization (WTO) entered into force. In receiving four more ratifications from Rwanda,…
Rank this Week: 252

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Bridging the Gap Between the Federal Courts and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

    Bridging the Gap Between the Federal Courts and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    Boston University Journal of Science and Technology Law Symposium Sorry, guys, I did not follow the patent panels.Panel III: Trademarks Rebecca Tushnet, Fixing Incontestability: The Next FrontierIncontestability is a nearly unique feature of…
  • Feb 24

    Blast from the past: pleading falsity based on scientific claim

    Blast from the past: pleading falsity based on scientific claim
    Biolase, Inc. v. Fotona Proizvodnja Optoelektronskih Naprav D. D., No. CV 14-0248, 2014 WL 12579802 (C.D. Cal. Jun. 4, 2014) A rare case applying the Second Circuit's ONY case and perhaps suggesting why that case wasn’t a…
  • Feb 24

    Craigslist credit scam by affiliate leads to FTC action

    Craigslist credit scam by affiliate leads to FTC action
    Federal Trade Commission v. Credit Bureau Center, LLC, 2017 WL 680344, No. 17 C 194 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 21, 2017)I think Eric Goldman will see a §230 issue here. The FTC sued CBC, Michael Brown, Danny Pierce, and Andrew Lloyd seeking a…
Rank this Week: 467

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Is it really all about content?

    Is it really all about content?
    With all the marketing discussion about content, content marketing, getting people to see your content and measuring the ROI on your content, you’d think legal marketing on the Internet revolved around content. It doesn’t. The…
  • Feb 23

    Social media for lawyers is about giving, not distribution and attention

    Social media for lawyers is about giving, not distribution and attention
    The more I use social media, the more convinced I am that social media is not about distribution of your content nor garnering traffic to your website or blog. Especially when it comes to a lawyer’s or law firm’s best …
  • Feb 19

    Snapchat for lawyers — is it really happening?

    Snapchat for lawyers — is it really happening?
    Law firms using Snapchat for publishing commentary and engaging their audience. Sounds a little crazy, but so did law firms using Twitter for sharing news in 140 characters just five years ago. Snapchat, an image messaging and multimedia…
Rank this Week: 24

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 269

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Feb 24

    Ronald Grasso: One Pending Customer Complaint

    Ronald Grasso: One Pending Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on February 20, 2017 indicate that Massachusetts-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser Ronald Grasso, Jr. has been named in a pending customer dispute.…
  • Feb 24

    Shawn Davis Has Two Pending Customer Complaint

    Shawn Davis Has Two Pending Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on February 20, 2017 indicate that California-based Independent Financial Company broker/adviser Shawn Davis has been the subject of resolved or…
  • Feb 24

    Douglas Schrager: Two Customer Complaint

    Douglas Schrager: Two Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on February 20, 2017 indicate that Florida-based Ameriprise Financial Services broker/adviser Douglas Schrager has been the subject of customer…
Rank this Week: 85

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 79

Art Law

Art Law

Covers recent developments in art litigation and art finance. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://artlaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 780

Texas Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Texas Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

By William K. Berenson

http://www.texastruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Texas Softball Team Crash Update; Why Depositions Are Critical

    Texas Softball Team Crash Update; Why Depositions Are Critical
    An 18-wheeler driver crashed into a bus carrying the North Central Texas College women’s softball team in 2014, horrifically killing four students and injuring 12 other people. The truck driver claimed that he was distracted as he…
  • Jan 20

    What You Should Do After A Tractor-Trailer Crash

    What You Should Do After A Tractor-Trailer Crash
    For the families of two Dallas-Fort Worth women recently killed by a speeding tractor-trailer east of Dallas, the collision was unbelievable. A truck hit their loved ones as they sat in traffic on I-30. The truck driver failed to stop for the…
  • Jan 6

    Trucking Crashes Cause Huge Number of Fatal Workplace Accident

    Trucking Crashes Cause Huge Number of Fatal Workplace Accident
    Nearly Half of Worker Deaths Resulted from Transportation Accidents The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics just released its annual injury report which showed that workplace fatalities hit a six-year high. Almost 5,000 workers were killed on…
Rank this Week: 678

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto.

https://animalblawg.wordpress.com
  • Feb 24

    Animal Law Fellowship!

    Animal Law Fellowship!
    David Cassuto From the email…  Do yourself a favor: apply for this.     Farmed Animal Law & Policy Fellowship 2017-2018     Harvard Law School’s Animal Law & Policy Program is inviting…
  • Feb 19

    Why I Sued the USDA

    Why I Sued the USDA
    Delcianna J. Winders, Academic Fellow, Animal Law & Policy Program, Harvard Law School This piece originally appeared in The Hill.   As a longtime animal law practitioner, I’ve represented various parties in lawsuits against…
  • Jan 31

    Will Ringling’s closure clear the way for federal circus legislation?

    Will Ringling’s closure clear the way for federal circus legislation?
    Delcianna J. Winders, Academic Fellow, Animal Law & Policy Program, Harvard Law School The piece originally appeared in The Hill With Ringling Bros.—the most active and spendthrift opponent of legislation to protect circus…
Rank this Week: 244

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Feb 24

    Pay Back to Big Corporations — Unneeded Law

    Pay Back to Big Corporations — Unneeded Law
    It seems when Congress tries to pass a law taking away peoples’ rights they tack on a title that sounds like they are just trying to “tidy up” or do us a favor. Such is the result of House bill H.R. 985, which they have…
  • Feb 21

    FDA Changes Warning For Fluoroquinolone

    FDA Changes Warning For Fluoroquinolone
    Fluoroquinolones is a drug used to treat respiratory and urinary infections. Fluoroquinolones include these drugs: Avelox (moxifloxacin); Cipro (ciprofloxacin); Cipro extended-release (Cirpofloxacin extended- release); Factive (gemiflozacin);…
  • Feb 15

    Judge Kicks Benicar Claim

    Judge Kicks Benicar Claim
    Benicar is used to treat high blood pressure.  In June 2015, numerous plaintiffs sued the manufacturer of Benicar, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Forest Laboratories LLC in the St. Louis Circuit Court.  Plaintiffs alleged injuries from…
Rank this Week: 303

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Feb 24

    Everyone you know can give you referral

    Everyone you know can give you referral
    Many lawyers don’t realize that everyone they know can give them referrals. Even if their client or contact doesn’t know anyone who needs the lawyer’s services, they know people who know people who do. Your client or…
  • Feb 23

    A simple way to get rid of clutter

    A simple way to get rid of clutter
    I know someone who’s computer desktop perpetually looks like it was the site of a bombing run. Every inch is covered with shortcuts, downloads, documents, and set-up files. She has multiple copies of jpegs and pdfs, because she…
  • Feb 22

    How to overcome procrastination and train your brain to resist distraction

    How to overcome procrastination and train your brain to resist distraction
    I was watching a video about how to overcome procrastination. The presenter talked about the Pomodoro technique which I sometimes use to help me focus, particularly on tasks I’m avoiding. Basically, you set a timer for 25 minutes (or…
Rank this Week: 216

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Feb 24

    Zero (0) South Florida Congresspersons are Having Town Halls This Week

    Zero (0) South Florida Congresspersons are Having Town Halls This Week
    That’s according to the Town Hall Project, which reports There are no events within 75 miles of your zip, the closest one is 118 miles away. That would be Brian Mast (Republican, FL-18). Good on him. Shame on the rest … Continue…
  • Feb 20

    Buzzword Alert (Belated Dept.)

    Buzzword Alert (Belated Dept.)
    I met someone last week who introduced herself as working in a “think-do tank” which was the first I’d heard of the term.  I bet it catches on. Wait a minute: Google has 7,740,000 results for “think-do…
  • Feb 18

    Song du Jour

    Song du Jour
    Alternative Facts The post Song du Jour appeared first on Discourse.net.
Rank this Week: 23

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration law issues, including green cards and visas. By The Ranchod Law Group.

http://www.ranchodlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 838

Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers social security disability and medicaid benefits. By Lisa Smith Siegel.

http://www.georgiadisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Gum Disease Linked to Rheumatoid Arthriti

    Gum Disease Linked to Rheumatoid Arthriti
    A recent study by leading researchers has found a potential connection between gum disease and rheumatoid arthritis. Beautiful, healthy gums mean not just a perfect smile, but could also mean healthier joints for you. Those findings came from…
  • Feb 20

    Are Non-US Citizens Eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits?

    Are Non-US Citizens Eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits?
    You don’t have to be a US citizen to be eligible for and receive Social Security disability benefits. Even non-US citizens may qualify for benefits. If you are a permanent resident, but a non-citizen, you may be eligible for Social…
  • Jan 31

    Princess Leia’s Death Casts Spotlight on Bipolar Disorder

    Princess Leia’s Death Casts Spotlight on Bipolar Disorder
    The recent death of Carrie Fisher, who portrayed the popular “Star Wars” character Princess Leia, made international headlines, not just because of her career, but also her very public struggle with bipolar disorder. Fisher never…
Rank this Week: 973

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 167

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/
Rank this Week: 497

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Feb 24

    Federal Overtime Rules Still on Hold – Response from DOL due May 1

    Federal Overtime Rules Still on Hold – Response from DOL due May 1
    The Department of Labor (DOL) was granted an extension until May 1, 2017, to form its position and file its briefs regarding the legitimacy of the new federal overtime rules. The revised federal overtime rule was set to take effect on…
  • Feb 23

    CalChamber, U.S. Chamber Urge Appeals Court to Review Wage Statement Question

    CalChamber, U.S. Chamber Urge Appeals Court to Review Wage Statement Question
    The California Chamber of Commerce has joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in urging the Fourth Appellate District Court to review a case involving wage statements. The joint friend-of-the-court letter asks the appeals court to provide…
  • Feb 22

    “100% Healed” Policies Violate Duty to Accommodate

    “100% Healed” Policies Violate Duty to Accommodate
    The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently obtained a settlement that highlights a mistake that employers often make: requiring employees to be 100-percent healed before they can return to work after an injury.…
Rank this Week: 821

Atlantic Review

Atlantic Review

Press digest on transatlantic affairs. Edited by three German Fulbright Alumni.

http://atlanticreview.org/
  • Feb 24

    German TV Series are Finally Taking Off

    German TV Series are Finally Taking Off
    German TV series are finally taking off. Both historical drama and contemporary drama are red hot right now. Since GERMANY 83, a great Cold War spy drama based on the Able Archer NATO maneuver, all major streaming services have announced…
  • Dec 20

    Berlin is not Afraid

    Berlin is not Afraid
    Terroristen dieser Welt, schaut auf diese Stadt! Our 9/11 reflexes are alive and well, but is the tragedy of Berlin really a national crisis? Running a lorry into a crowded Christmas market was an attack on our lifestyle and insofar it…
  • Nov 27

    Thought Experiment: NATO Distorts American Strategic Interest

    Thought Experiment: NATO Distorts American Strategic Interest
    In Aesop’s fable the Lion, the Bear and the Fox, the lion and the bear fight over a deer until both are too tired to continue, the fox, having seen their fatigue and lacerations runs off with the deer in its jaws. America, being the…
Rank this Week: 733

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Feb 24

    Too square

    Too square
    We all understood by now that under Wal-Mart, trade dress that is deemed to be “product packaging” — unlike “product configuration” — “may be inherently distinctive and therefore, registrable,…
  • Feb 21

    “Rock ‘n Roll, Redskins & Free Speech”

    “Rock ‘n Roll, Redskins & Free Speech”
    I have tried not to overload the blog with media coverage about our Supreme Court case involving THE SLANTS, but this is pretty ginchy:
  • Feb 16

    Gucci v. Frontline Processing: Giving credit for infringement where it’s due

    Gucci v. Frontline Processing: Giving credit for infringement where it’s due
    Originally posted 2010-07-12 08:05:37. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The essential role played by credit card companies in online trademark infringement was recognized in Gucci America, Inc. v. Frontline Processing...
Rank this Week: 146

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business transactions, start-ups, and mergers. By Structure Law Group, LLP.

http://www.sanjosebusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    What A Start-Up Should Look For In An Investor

    What A Start-Up Should Look For In An Investor
    A start-up or entrepreneur looking to raise capital is willing to do almost anything to accept capital from an investor. As a corporate and business law attorney, experience with more successful clients has led to some observations about…
  • Feb 17

    Drafting Website Terms of Use – Part I

    Drafting Website Terms of Use – Part I
    The Terms of Use for a website is critical to maintaining control of how users access and use the information on the website, and in limiting liability for unapproved uses. Regardless of whether users actually read the Terms of Use –…
  • Feb 10

    Should I Invest In A Resale Franchise?

    Should I Invest In A Resale Franchise?
    Starting a business is a difficult endeavor. While many people want the opportunity to start their own business, the time and commitment required to establish, develop, and grow a successful business are not for every potential entrepreneur.…
Rank this Week: 807

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 284

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Feb 24

    RIA Found Guilty of Misappropriating Funds from Mike Tyson

    RIA Found Guilty of Misappropriating Funds from Mike Tyson
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Brian Ourand, a former registered investment adviser in Washington, D.C. was found guilty by the SEC for misappropriating funds from his clients, which included many professional athletes…
  • Feb 23

    SEC Charges Fuel Cell Company with Defrauding Investor

    SEC Charges Fuel Cell Company with Defrauding Investor
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The SEC charged a California-based penny stock company, along with four corporate officers, with misleading investors about the research, development, and profitability of its purported…
  • Feb 22

    Morgan Stanley to Pay an $8 Million Penalty

    Morgan Stanley to Pay an $8 Million Penalty
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Morgan Stanley Smith Barney has agreed to pay an $8 million penalty and admit wrongdoing in order to settle charges by the SEC.According to the complaint, the SEC alleged that Morgan Stanley…
Rank this Week: 202

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Feb 24

    DE ONVRIJWILLIGE ONTBINDING VAN RECHTSPERSONEN

    DE ONVRIJWILLIGE ONTBINDING VAN RECHTSPERSONEN
    Kan bij beschikking van de Kamer van Koophandel De regeling op grond waarvan de Kamer van Koophandel en Nijverheid de ontbinding van rechtspersonen kan bewerkstelligen is in Curaçao met ingang van 28 december 2016 sterk…
  • Feb 2

    EEN OVEREENKOMST MET HET LAND?

    EEN OVEREENKOMST MET HET LAND?
    Let op de Comptabiliteitsverordening 1989 Uit een kort gedingvonnis van 26 januari 2017 van het Gerecht in Eerste Aanleg te Aruba (ECLI:NL:OGEAA:2017:54) blijkt nog maar weer eens dat de overheid (in dit geval het Land Aruba) niet (zomaar) is…
  • Jan 18

    CONSULAR CORPS OF CURAÇAO GETS NEW BOARD

    CONSULAR CORPS OF CURAÇAO GETS NEW BOARD
    The CCC represents 33 countries A new Board of the Consular Corps of Curaçao was appointed at the recent annual general meeting. Karel Frielink, honorary consul of Germany, was appointed the new Dean. The other board members appointed…
Rank this Week: 326

Qui Tam 101

Qui Tam 101

Covers qui tam lawsuits. By Nolan Law Firm.

http://false-claims-act.net
  • Feb 24

    2017 Is the Year to Speak Up Against Healthcare Fraud

    2017 Is the Year to Speak Up Against Healthcare Fraud
    The year is still new.  The decision to become a whistleblower is not easy nor do False Claims cases resolve themselves quickly. However,  a whistleblower has the power and ability to bring sizeable and specific evidence of fraud to…
  • Feb 13

    US Intervene’s in Whistleblower’s Lawsuit Alleging Kickbacks for Ambulance Service

    US Intervene’s in Whistleblower’s Lawsuit Alleging Kickbacks for Ambulance Service
    Recently, the U.S. filed a complaint in partial intervention in the Eastern District of Texas against East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System, Inc., (together, “ETMC”), Paramedics Plus, LLC, Emergency…
  • Feb 9

    Attorney General Sessions on the Value of Whistleblower

    Attorney General Sessions on the Value of Whistleblower
    Transcript:  Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA): In 1986, 10 years before you came to the United States Senate I got the False Claims Act passed. It has brought 53 billion dollars back into the federal treasury since then. If you’re…
Rank this Week: 533

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Third Circuit Affirms Injunction in Non-Compete Case

    Third Circuit Affirms Injunction in Non-Compete Case
    Last October, I discussed a case in which the District of New Jersey issued an injunction which enforced ADP, LLC’s non-compete agreement with two of its former employees.  Earlier this month, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals…
  • Feb 14

    Court Overturns Jury Waiver and Fee Award to Employer Under CEPA

    Court Overturns Jury Waiver and Fee Award to Employer Under CEPA
    In a recent published opinion, New Jersey’s Appellate Division reversed a trial court’s rulings that an employee had waived his right to a jury trial under New Jersey’s whistleblower law, the Conscientious Employee…
  • Feb 7

    Employer’s “Honest Belief” Defeats FMLA Retaliation Claim

    Employer’s “Honest Belief” Defeats FMLA Retaliation Claim
    Last week, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an employee cannot establish a retaliation claim under the Family & Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) if his employer honestly believed he abused his right to take time off…
Rank this Week: 992

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Feb 24

    Judge certifies transvaginal mesh class action

    Judge certifies transvaginal mesh class action
    An Ontario judge has certified a class action lawsuit against medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific Ltd., in what lawyers say is the first successfully certified contested action concerning transvaginal meshes in Canada.In Vester v.…
  • Feb 24

    Legal news roundup - Feb. 24, 2017

    Legal news roundup - Feb. 24, 2017
    CanadaFormer N.L. premier to take stand in inquiry looking into fatal police shooting, Canadian PressVerdict expected in Calgary murder trial of parents in diabetic son's death, Canadian PressN.B. appeal court clears step-grandfather accused…
  • Feb 23

    Lawyer in condo fraud sentenced to 3.5 years in jail

    Lawyer in condo fraud sentenced to 3.5 years in jail
    A Toronto lawyer who faced 75 charges of fraud in a case involving 140 condo investors has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison.Meerai Cho pleaded guilty in Ontario provincial court Wednesday to one count of criminal breach of…
Rank this Week: 569

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 130

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • Feb 24

    Buzz-Feed Quizzes: Low-Brow Legal Tech for the Masse

    Buzz-Feed Quizzes: Low-Brow Legal Tech for the Masse
    Two weeks ago, Law.com reported on the legal technology behind the attorney response to the Trump travel ban. Although I feared that this might be yet another story about tech startups wrapping themselves in the banner of promoting access to…
  • Feb 17

    College Financial Aid Offices Need A Good Education About the Risk Premium of Solo and Small Law Firm Practice

    College Financial Aid Offices Need A Good Education About the Risk Premium of Solo and Small Law Firm Practice
    As a widow who will have not only one  but two daughters in college in just a few months, I’ve been dutifully completing multiple financial aid forms on the off-chance that I may now qualify for a bit of assistance above the…
  • Feb 14

    Law Firm Defection: From Security to Liberty

    Law Firm Defection: From Security to Liberty
    Editor’s Note: It’s one thing to leave a biglaw firm for solo practice – that kind of thing happens all the time. But what happens if the firm that you leave is one that you built yourself? That decision can be much tougher…
Rank this Week: 777

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Can Appellate Outcomes Be Predicted?

    Can Appellate Outcomes Be Predicted?
    Podcast: Can Appellate Outcomes Be Predicted? Sedgwick appellate specialist Kirk Jenkins "has compiled years of decisions by courts in Illinois and California, slicing the metrics every which way to create models that he contends give…
  • Feb 22

    2d DCA pro tem update

    2d DCA pro tem update
    The following are currently sitting on assignment in the 2d DCA:Judge Allan Goodman (Retired) of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting Pro-Tem in Division Two until March 31, 2017.Judge Rupa Goswami of the Los Angeles…
  • Feb 21

    "Thinking outside the American appellate box"

    "Thinking outside the American appellate box"
    That's the title of today's Moskovitz on Appeals column in the DJ, continuing a comparison of American versus British appellate procedures. Of particular interest is discussion of an experiment in the 3d District decades ago:one California…
Rank this Week: 677

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 42

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for retail employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.retaillaborandemploymentlaw.com/
  • Feb 24

    HR and Payroll Departments Should Beware of Phishing Scams This Tax Season

    HR and Payroll Departments Should Beware of Phishing Scams This Tax Season
    Our colleagues Brian G. Cesaratto and Adam S. Forman, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Technology Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the retail industry: “Phishing Scam Targets Human…
  • Feb 23

    D.C. Mayor Signs Ban on Most Employment Credit Inquirie

    D.C. Mayor Signs Ban on Most Employment Credit Inquirie
    Our colleagues Brian W. Steinbach and Judah L. Rosenblatt, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Heath Employment and Labor blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the retail industry: “Mayor Signs District of…
  • Feb 21

    Rumor and Drama at Retailer Creates Jury Question

    Rumor and Drama at Retailer Creates Jury Question
    In January, a New York federal district court denied a retailer’s bid to dismiss a former regional manager’s lawsuit alleging that workplace rumors spread by three female co-workers that she showed her breasts to the…
Rank this Week: 475

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    South Carolina Appeals Court Affirms Construction Worker Injury Benefits Denial

    South Carolina Appeals Court Affirms Construction Worker Injury Benefits Denial
    In an appellate case before the South Carolina Court of Appeals, a construction worker fought against the workers’ compensation commission’s ruling to deny him benefits after he was injured at work. Unfortunately, the appellate…
  • Feb 22

    Auto Parts Supplier Fined $2.5M After Robot Crushes Young Worker

    Auto Parts Supplier Fined $2.5M After Robot Crushes Young Worker
    Regulators at the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) have fined an Alabama company $2.5 million in connection with a fatal workplace accident at an auto manufacturing plant.  OSHA’s Region 4 regulators (who…
  • Feb 20

    Failure to Use Machine Safeguarding a Source of Workers’ Compensation Claims in NC

    Failure to Use Machine Safeguarding a Source of Workers’ Compensation Claims in NC
    Crushed arms and hands, fingers amputated, and lost eyesight. These are all possible machinery-related injuries that can result when moving parts of a machine are not properly safeguarded. As the Occupational Safety and Health Administration…
Rank this Week: 773

Justia Law, Technology & Legal…

Justia Law, Technology & Legal Marketing Blog

Covers legal research tools, notable websites and blogs, web site design, search engine optimization and marketing for law firms.

http://onward.justia.com/
  • Feb 24

    The Importance of High-Quality, Original, Focused Content

    The Importance of High-Quality, Original, Focused Content
    One of the best investments a law firm can make is in high-quality, original, focused content for their website. Content not only drives SEO, but it is also crucial for attracting and retaining readers, and for converting those readers into…
  • Feb 9

    Most States Now Require Tech Competence for Lawyers. What Does That Mean For You?

    Most States Now Require Tech Competence for Lawyers. What Does That Mean For You?
    Legal ethics rules in a majority of states now require attorneys to become and remain familiar with technologies that affect their practices. However, the broad wording of the applicable rules and the constantly evolving world of technology…
  • Feb 2

    AMP up your Law Firm’s Mobile Site

    AMP up your Law Firm’s Mobile Site
    Justia is AMPing all of our law firm client websites and blogs. In addition to the who (law firms websites), this article covers the what and why of AMP. The post AMP up your Law Firm’s Mobile Site appeared first on Legal Marketing…
Rank this Week: 860

North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and premises liability. By Lee Law Offices, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Two Killed in North Carolina Motorcycle Accident When Trucker Blamed for Failure to Yield

    Two Killed in North Carolina Motorcycle Accident When Trucker Blamed for Failure to Yield
    Two people were killed in a North Carolina motorcycle accident recently in Boardman. CBS North Carolina reports state troopers investigated the fatal crash, in which a pickup truck reportedly collided with the motorcycle on U.S. 74. It was…
  • Feb 22

    Personal Chef Awarded $1.5M in Slip-and-Fall

    Personal Chef Awarded $1.5M in Slip-and-Fall
    Workplace hazards must be taken seriously, whether the job is being carried out at a construction site, a restaurant, or an office.  In a recent case in Connecticut, a personal chef employed by a wealthy homeowner tripped and fell on a…
  • Feb 20

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Appealed on Procedural Ground

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Appealed on Procedural Ground
    In any wrongful death lawsuit, it’s imperative that attorneys adhere to the strict procedural rules of the court. This means filings have to be timely. They have to contain the right information. They have to go to the correct…
Rank this Week: 894

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Feb 24

    Let Loose the Dogs of Yukon Heritage Day!

    Let Loose the Dogs of Yukon Heritage Day!
    If we were to ask any non-Canadian what they know about Heritage Day, we would likely be met with a look of confusion. Truth be told, if we were to ask any Canadian the same question, it is likely that...
  • Feb 23

    Insecurity About Security Certificate

    Insecurity About Security Certificate
    Today is the tenth anniversary of the Supreme Court of Canada’s [SCC] decision in Charkaoui v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration).1 This decision centred on the Canadian government’s procedure on issuing security certificates. These…
  • Feb 22

    It's Dolly the Sheep's Anniversary!

    It's Dolly the Sheep's Anniversary!
    Today, February 22nd, marks the 20th anniversary since Dolly the Sheep was announced to the public. She was the first successfully cloned mammal and lived until the age of 6. Dolly was unique because she was cloned from an adult...
Rank this Week: 867

Diversity at Albany Law School

Diversity at Albany Law School

A blawg from Albany Law School's Diversity Office to engage all students, faculty and staff to create a community of inclusion and to have an open forum to address issues facing all of us.

http://albanylawdiversity.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 893

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Grand Opening: Rock Candy Provides Coworking Opportunity in Lititz

    Grand Opening: Rock Candy Provides Coworking Opportunity in Lititz
    Coworking has officially come to Lititz. Last night, Rock Candy held its launch party at its location at Pod # 2 in Rock Lititz, which is a 250,000 square foot shared work space. Rock Candy is a collaboration between Anne Kirby (of The Candy…
  • Feb 15

    Employment Law Update: Court Holds Internet-Based Noncompetition Agreement Enforceable

    Employment Law Update: Court Holds Internet-Based Noncompetition Agreement Enforceable
    Imagine this scenario: you’re excited about your new job with a large payroll processing company, and as a part of the employment offer, you’re directed to a company website that contains the terms of a stock award program. You…
  • Feb 10

    The Law According to Planet Money

    The Law According to Planet Money
    It’s no secret that I’m an avid podcast listener – I’ve previously covered Podcasts and the Law on this blog and if you follow me on Twitter, approximately one in three tweets…
Rank this Week: 865