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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/
  • Aug 28

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    I know from personal experience that cats can be jerks! The post Friday Fun appeared first on P.I.S.S.D. -- Personal Injury, Social Security Disability. Dallas Texas Lawyers.
  • Aug 27

    Six Of The Most Embarrassing Crimes You Don’t Want To Be Accused Of

    Six Of The Most Embarrassing Crimes You Don’t Want To Be Accused Of
    In today’s world, there are several seemingly innocent acts, such as relieving yourself in public, that are criminalized and can cause an individual significant social embarrassment. Listed below are six crimes you certainly do not want…
  • Aug 26

    How a Personal Injury Lawsuit can Affect Your Financial Health and the Future of Your Family

    How a Personal Injury Lawsuit can Affect Your Financial Health and the Future of Your Family
    It’s hard to imagine that the loss of a loved one can result in insurmountable bills, but it often does. There are several instances people can find themselves in where a personal injury claim becomes necessary. In some ways, a personal…
Rank this Week: 644

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 193

Wall of Separation

Wall of Separation

From the Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

https://www.au.org/blogs/wall-of-separation
Rank this Week: 706

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Trade secret issue between Jing Zeng and Machine Zone/"Game of War"

    Trade secret issue between Jing Zeng and Machine Zone/"Game of War"
    The Wall Street Journal noted:After working at a string of Chinese and U.S. technology jobs, Mr. Zeng landed at Machine Zone in late 2014, according to his LinkedIn profile. The Palo Alto, Calif., firm produces Game of War, an online medieval…
  • Aug 28

    New York Stock Exchange going after its customers over patents?

    New York Stock Exchange going after its customers over patents?
    A press release on August 7, 2014 noted: Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced today that it has acquired intellectual property rights that relate to computerized…
  • Aug 27

    Former Attorney General Ed Meese weighs in AGAINST patent reform

    Former Attorney General Ed Meese weighs in AGAINST patent reform
    From the Washington Times:Ronald Reagan’s former attorney general Edwin Meese has joined a growing number of conservatives urging Congress not to pass proposed legislation changing America’s patent system.link: …
Rank this Week: 94

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Grandmother's SUV Totalled by Wal-Mart, Initial Settlement Offered at $3,200

    Grandmother's SUV Totalled by Wal-Mart, Initial Settlement Offered at $3,200
      photo credit Roberta Slayton   AUGUST 2015 - A Midlothian, Texas grandmother took her Ford Expedition to Wal-Mart for a routine oil change. Roberta Slayton's car had 173,000 miles on the odometer and was in good, solid condition.…
  • Aug 27

    Teen Dies After 3 months of Xarelto Use

    Teen Dies After 3 months of Xarelto Use
      MISSION HILLS, CA - Sean David Pulskamp died tragically after taking Xarelto for three months. The cause of death was listed as cardiopulmonary arrest, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, and pulmonary hypertension. Mr. Pulskamp…
  • Aug 26

    Fears | Nachawati Sponsors Feed My Starving Children Event

    Fears | Nachawati Sponsors Feed My Starving Children Event
    Fears | Nachawati Law Firm proudly sponsored Feed My Starving Children’s volunteering event this past weekend at the Parish Episcopal School in Dallas. Feed My Starving Children is a Christian non-profit organization committed to…
Rank this Week: 128

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 623

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Aug 28

    As Japan's Population Falls, Abandoned Properties Proliferate

    As Japan's Population Falls, Abandoned Properties Proliferate
    The New York Times looks at the growing number of abandoned homes in the Tokyo suburbs: These ghost homes are the most visible sign of human retreat in a country where the population peaked a half-decade ago and is forecast...
  • Aug 28

    Blomley on the Territory of Property

    Blomley on the Territory of Property
    Nicholas Blomley (Simon Fraser) has posted The Territory of Property (Progress in Human Geography). Here's the abstract: The pervasive and important territorial dimensions of property are understudied, given the tendency to view territory…
  • Aug 28

    McArdle on Reclaiming Abandoned Urban Space

    McArdle on Reclaiming Abandoned Urban Space
    Andrea McArdle (CUNY) has posted [Re]Integrating Community Space: The Legal and Social Meanings of Reclaiming Abandoned Space in New York's Lower East Side (Savannah Law Review) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: What understandings about…
Rank this Week: 412

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 589

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/
  • Aug 28

    Big Rigs, Tractor-Trailers — Without Driver

    Big Rigs, Tractor-Trailers — Without Driver
    As I approached the two “18 wheelers” this morning, one in the lane to my right and the other in the lane to my left; I must confess trepidation. You understand, splitting two semi-tractor trailers is unnerving. But I have done it…
  • Aug 27

    Florida Defective Product Lawsuits: Who can be liable and how to prove it

    Florida Defective Product Lawsuits: Who can be liable and how to prove it
    Manufactures and sellers have a responsibility to put reasonably safe products in the stream of commerce. When someone is injured by a defective product, both the manufacturer and the seller of the product can be liable for the damages. This…
  • Aug 27

    Truck Accidents — Fatigue, Impairment and Violation

    Truck Accidents — Fatigue, Impairment and Violation
    Across the interstates and highways of America, trucking accidents are happening at an alarming rate. Unfortunately, many of these fatal collisions are avoidable. Errors due to fatigue, texting, and driver impairment are frequently found to…
Rank this Week: 588

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/
  • Aug 28

    It's Friday, Right?

    It's Friday, Right?
    Ok just checking, because this legitimately crazy story involves Miami attorney Ray Rafool and his client Joanna Krupa.Based on Ray's demand letter, there is apparently an important evidentiary issue that will need to be resolved -- possibly…
  • Aug 27

    Love 4 Sale Rent!

    Love 4 Sale Rent!
    Is prostitution a human right? Amnesty International thinks so.Has Amnesty International been hijacked by proponents of the global sex trade? When the human rights nonprofit convenes its International Council Meeting next week in Dublin,…
  • Aug 27

    You've Been Out-Carned!

    You've Been Out-Carned!
    Judge Rosenbaum has really laid down the gauntlet:Benjamin Franklin said, “[I]n this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”1 He was almost right. As this case illustrates, even taxes are not certain when…
Rank this Week: 314

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Aug 28

    With any luck you’ll die soon: Part 2, Misunderstood or unread

    With any luck you’ll die soon: Part 2, Misunderstood or unread
    [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.] By: David A. Smith ‘It might be a long time,’ said O’Brien. Yesterday’s post opened yet another chapter in the continuing unraveling of the pension-fund…
  • Aug 27

    With any luck you’ll die soon: Part 1, Not dying on schedule

    With any luck you’ll die soon: Part 1, Not dying on schedule
    By: David A. Smith ‘Tell me,’ he said, ‘how soon will they shoot me?’ The longer a retiree lives, the more he or she should save for retirement, so if you’d like to save less today, plan on dying sooner tomorrow?…
  • Aug 26

    Double-entry urbanization: Part 3, 1J = 1A + 1C

    Double-entry urbanization: Part 3, 1J = 1A + 1C
      By: David A. Smith [Continued from yesterday’s Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.] Any object, wholly or partially immersed in a fluid, is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the object.  –…
Rank this Week: 986

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Customers File Complaints Against National Securities Corporation Broker Leonard McAbee

    Customers File Complaints Against National Securities Corporation Broker Leonard McAbee
    According to the BrokerCheck records kept by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) broker Leonard McAbee (McAbee) has been the subject of at least three customer complaints, one regulatory action, one judgment and/or lien, and one…
  • Aug 27

    Broker Investigation: Complaints Against Merrill Lynch Broker Mark Kean

    Broker Investigation: Complaints Against Merrill Lynch Broker Mark Kean
    According to the BrokerCheck records kept by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) broker Mark Kean (Kean) has been the subject of at least four customer complaints and one employment separation. The customer complaints against Kean…
  • Aug 27

    Broker Spotlight: TIC Customer Complaints Against John Notman

    Broker Spotlight: TIC Customer Complaints Against John Notman
    According to the BrokerCheck records kept by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) broker John Notman (Notman) has been the subject to an astonishing 31 customer complaints along with two firm terminations for cause. The customer…
Rank this Week: 230

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 28

    The Rights and Responsibilities of Self-Represented Litigant

    The Rights and Responsibilities of Self-Represented Litigant
    A few years ago I was doing some work for a professional association on guidelines for dealing with litigants without counsel and I was struck by the extent to which some legal professionals regard litigants without counsel as interlopers who…
  • Aug 28

    The Friday Fillip: Getting the Lead Out

    The Friday Fillip: Getting the Lead Out
      For the next while the Friday Fillip will be a chapter in a serialized crime novel, usually followed by a reference you might like to pursue. Both this chapter of the book and the whole story up to this point can be had as PDF files.…
  • Aug 28

    Envy in Law School (Or What I Learned From the Rock This Summer)

    Envy in Law School (Or What I Learned From the Rock This Summer)
    In the summer disaster movie, San Andreas, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s character scours earthquake-rocked California in a helicopter, plane and then speedboat to save his family members from fires and floods. We see him…
Rank this Week: 185

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation…

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation Blog

Covers worker's compensation and Social Security litigation. By Martin LLC.

http://www.paworkinjury.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    I Was Offered A Light Duty Job. Should I Take It?

    I Was Offered A Light Duty Job. Should I Take It?
    When you've suffered a work injury and are unable to perform your regular duties, you may eventually be offered to chance to return to work and perform a light duty job. But what if you don't feel that you...
  • Aug 26

    Can My Attorney Loan Me Money While I Wait For A Workers' Comp Settlement?

    Can My Attorney Loan Me Money While I Wait For A Workers' Comp Settlement?
    The time between suffering a work injury and receiving workers' comp benefits can be difficult, especially from a financial standpoint. Your paycheck stops coming in because you aren't working, but benefits have not kicked in yet. But your…
  • Aug 23

    What should I know about Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?

    What should I know about Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?
    Many people realize that Supplemental Security Income provides people who meet certain criteria with a monthly income. SSI is only for people who have limited resources and little to no income. The recipient must also be disabled, blind or…
Rank this Week: 167

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Edited by John Kang and Tracy A. Thomas.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/
  • Aug 28

    "Should Parents Get to Decide a Child’s Gender?"

    "Should Parents Get to Decide a Child’s Gender?"
    From the Daily Beast: In his January State of the Union address, President Obama became the first president to utter the word “transgender” in a speech, confirming what many are calling America’s “transgender moment.” Not only is…
  • Aug 27

    A Critical Race Feminist Perspective on Prostitution & Sex Trafficking

    A Critical Race Feminist Perspective on Prostitution & Sex Trafficking
    Cheryl Nelson-Butler (SMU), A Critical Race Feminist Perspective on Prostitution and Sex Trafficking in America, 27 Yale L.J. (2015) Abstract: This Article is one of the first to apply critical race feminism (CRF) to explore prostitution and…
  • Aug 26

    Lawsuit by the National Coalition for Men

    Lawsuit by the National Coalition for Men
    From CNN/ Money: Are businesses that cater to women inherently anti-male? Entrepreneur Stephanie Burns would say no. Burns runs Chic CEO, a startup that hosts networking events and provides online resources for female entrepreneurs. But three…
Rank this Week: 987

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Covers Massachusetts family and divorce law. By Nancy R. Van Tine.

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Aug 28

    Divorce Is Hard

    Divorce Is Hard
    Hi there, As the summer winds down and kids start back to school, a lot of folks decide to take their first real step in the divorce process. I routinely see a lot of people in August who haven’t decided what to do and need to know what…
  • Aug 19

    Ashley Madison: Karma Strike

    Ashley Madison: Karma Strike
    Hi there, Well, cheaters beware! Last week I posted on the Ashley Madison hack. The hackers were largely silent for about a month after they went into Ashley Madison’s database and lifted information on 32 million of the 37 million…
  • Aug 14

    Ashley Madison: Adultery in the Age of Technology

    Ashley Madison: Adultery in the Age of Technology
    Hi there, I decided this would be an apt post in the middle of CiCi’s miniseries on the The 7 Deadly (Tech) Sins of Divorce. There’s a huge scandal right now revolving around precisely what you shouldn’t do BEFORE…
Rank this Week: 574

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    After Hours iPhone and Android Use By Employees Raises Wage/Hour Concerns (Again!)

    After Hours iPhone and Android Use By Employees Raises Wage/Hour Concerns (Again!)
    So, you remember February 2009, right? We were all aflutter over Liam Neeson in Taken (ok, I still haven’t seen it).  And we were listening to “My Life Would Suck Without You” by Kelly Clarkson (still a good song.) And…
  • Aug 26

    The Real Battle over Independent Contractors and the ABC Test In Connecticut

    The Real Battle over Independent Contractors and the ABC Test In Connecticut
    You’ve no doubt heard lots about how the U.S. Department of Labor is cracking down on independent contractors.  I’ve recapped it before and my former colleague, Jonathan Orleans, has a new post regarding Uber &…
  • Aug 26

    Trivia Time for HR Professionals – Six Questions of the Day

    Trivia Time for HR Professionals – Six Questions of the Day
    I recently was invited the join the “Learned League”, which has been described by the Washington Post as the “coolest, weirdest Internet community you’ll never be able to join.” Needless to say, now that…
Rank this Week: 304

The California Blog of Appeal

The California Blog of Appeal

Features an appellate practitioner's take on practice and legal developments in the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. By Greg May.

http://www.calblogofappeal.com
Rank this Week: 578

Atlanta Car Accident Attorney Blog

Atlanta Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers injury law. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantacaraccidentattorney-blog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Deciding When a Senior Driver Presents an Unacceptable Atlanta Crash Risk

    Deciding When a Senior Driver Presents an Unacceptable Atlanta Crash Risk
    In 2010, 13 percent of the U.S. population was 65 or older. Declining birth rates and the aging of the baby boomers, however, mean that a major demographic shift is coming. By 2030, more than 20 percent of the population in the United States…
  • Aug 21

    Trucking Companies Must Ensure Drivers Have Proper Skills to Prevent Atlanta Truck Crashe

    Trucking Companies Must Ensure Drivers Have Proper Skills to Prevent Atlanta Truck Crashe
    Truck driver shortages are increasingly a concern when it comes to keeping truck companies staffed. Just this past May, Fortune reported a shortage of qualified truck drivers could have an adverse impact on inland shipping costs, as there are…
  • Aug 14

    Are Parents’ Exacerbating Atlanta Distracted Driving Accident Risks for Teens?

    Are Parents’ Exacerbating Atlanta Distracted Driving Accident Risks for Teens?
    A recent study published by FSU shows there are attentional costs simply for receiving notification of a text message or an incoming telephone call, even when you do not take the call. When a phone vibrates or a quiet sound goes off,…
Rank this Week: 838

e-Lessons Learned

e-Lessons Learned

Covers e-discovery issues by focusing on mistakes made by counsel, employers and employees.

http://ellblog.com
Rank this Week: 420

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 275

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Aug 28

    Missouri Program Honored for Workplace Safety

    Missouri Program Honored for Workplace Safety
    Keeping workers safe in the Show Me State is no small task.   The Missouri On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program was recently honored with a national award from OSHA for its exceptional outreach, promotion and marketing efforts…
  • Aug 27

    Small Percent Of Claims Create Large Percent Of Cost

    Small Percent Of Claims Create Large Percent Of Cost
    Twenty percent of all workers’ compensation cost is incurred on less than one percent of the claims.  These high dollar claims are often referred to as catastrophic claims.  The term ‘catastrophic claim’ applies to…
  • Aug 27

    Ontario Officials Zero-in on Mine Safety

    Ontario Officials Zero-in on Mine Safety
    Ontario (Canada) officials are focusing on motor vehicles and mobile equipment during a two-month enforcement blitz at underground and surface mines across Ontario this summer.   In July and August, 2015, mining inspectors and engineers…
Rank this Week: 301

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/
  • Aug 28

    Flakka and butt implant deliveries from overseas to be delayed due to Erika

    Flakka and butt implant deliveries from overseas to be delayed due to Erika
    Your 8am death cone:Paula McMahon covers this big Flakka importation case:Two men pleaded guilty Thursday to importing more than 24 pounds of the main ingredient in the street drug flakka from China to Broward County.Federal authorities…
  • Aug 26

    “He tried to nail Ben to the wall."

    “He tried to nail Ben to the wall."
    That's Henry Bell discussing Robert Feitel in this Herald article about lawyers and money laundering by Michael Sallah.  More:Robert Feitel, a veteran lawyer with a long history of prosecutions, charged into court as the Justice…
  • Aug 25

    Judge Williams rules that Mosely-Mayorga II will proceed

    Judge Williams rules that Mosely-Mayorga II will proceed
    Well, the opening round of Don King Productions, Inc. v. Shane Mosely was, in Judge Williams's view, pretty much even, which means that the Mosely-promoted Grudge Match between Mosely and Ricardo Mayorga will proceed this Saturday night at…
Rank this Week: 106

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Aug 28

    From "Privacy" to "Liberty" to "Sexuality"

    From "Privacy" to "Liberty" to "Sexuality"
    by Michael DorfAs I noted a week ago, last weekend I spoke on a plenary panel at the American Sociological Association meeting in Chicago. Here I'll give a brief report in the style of a What I Did Last Summer essay that an elementary student…
  • Aug 27

    Why Am I Attacking Economists -- Almost ALL Economists?

    Why Am I Attacking Economists -- Almost ALL Economists?
    by Neil H. BuchananThe first several paragraphs of my most recent Dorf on Law post made clear (once again) that my general attitude toward what passes for modern economics might best be described as poorly contained contempt.  The title…
  • Aug 26

    Understanding Xenophobia Dirty Harry Style

    Understanding Xenophobia Dirty Harry Style
    by Michael DorfIn the aftermath of NFIB v. Sebelius various commentators (including me) noted that during the period before the case was decided, liberals tended to dismiss as preposterous the arguments that conservatives made…
Rank this Week: 530

The United States Agricultural…

The United States Agricultural & Food Law and Policy Blog

Covers agricultural law and policy news. By the American Agricultural Law Association.

http://www.agandfoodlaw.com/
  • Aug 28

    Federal judge halts EPA's clean water rule

    Federal judge halts EPA's clean water rule
    Posted August 28, 2015 A federal judge in North Dakota blocked the Obama administration’s waters of the U.S. (WOTUS)” rule hours before it was set to go into effect, according to a U.S. News and World Report article available…
  • Aug 24

    Ruling mandates stricter ag runoff limit

    Ruling mandates stricter ag runoff limit
    Posted August 24, 2015 A Sacramento Superior Court judge has ordered the state to write stricter controls for agriculture water runoff in Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties, according to The Californian article available…
  • Aug 5

    Idaho's ag-gag law ruled unconstitutional by federal judge

    Idaho's ag-gag law ruled unconstitutional by federal judge
    Posted August 6, 2015A federal judge struck down Idaho's ban on undercover videos at factory farms, ruling that state legislators wrongly criminalized free speech to protect prominent agricultural companies, according…
Rank this Week: 291

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/
  • Aug 28

    WIRTW #379 (the “that’s showbiz” edition)

    WIRTW #379 (the “that’s showbiz” edition)
    I was supposed to be in New York City today being interviewing for tonight’s episode of 20/20. I would have discussed the workplace implications of Wednesday’s murder of two Virginia journalists by their former co-worker. While I…
  • Aug 27

    BREAKING: The shoe has fallen on NLRB’s joint employer decision

    BREAKING: The shoe has fallen on NLRB’s joint employer decision
    While the outcome isn’t necessarily a surprise, the decision nonetheless will be a shock to business’ systems. In a landmark 3-2 decision—Browning-Ferris Industries of California [pdf]—the NLRB has re-written its…
  • Aug 27

    John Oliver takes on LGBT discrimination, and gets it 100% correct

    John Oliver takes on LGBT discrimination, and gets it 100% correct
    HBO’s last week with John Oliver is fast becoming my favorite “news” show on television. This past week, John took on the issue of LGBT discrimination. In a blistering 14:45, he summed up what I’ve been preaching for…
Rank this Week: 44

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Beacon on Disparity

    Beacon on Disparity
    A recurring theme at the 70 Annual WCI Educational Conference in Orlando, FL this week was the media attacks on workers' compensation.General media has taken an interest in work comp. We've seen stories and anecdotes highlighting the bad this…
  • Aug 27

    Dog Day Discomfort

    Dog Day Discomfort
    The Dog Days of Summer are here in full force. It was generally a hundred degrees with nearly 100% humidity every day of the 70th Annual WCI Educational Conference in Orlando, FL.That weather yesterday produced flight suspending thunderstorms…
  • Aug 26

    Fly The Claim

    Fly The Claim
    Four One Mike over the LA basin managing risk...Heading back to California today from the 70th annual WCI Educational Conference in Florida, it's been a week since Bonanza Six Six Four One Mike has been in the air and it's been 8 days since I…
Rank this Week: 728

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    AG Paxton Seeks to Cancel Hearing in U.S. District Court

    AG Paxton Seeks to Cancel Hearing in U.S. District Court
    Now, Attorney General Paxton wants to cancel the hearing in front of Judge Garcia in U.S. District Court. Judge Garcia ordered Ken Paxton and Kirk Cole, the interim head of the Texas Department of Health, to explain why they chose to violate…
  • Aug 27

    Fourth Court Finds UIW Police is not a Governmental Unit

    Fourth Court Finds UIW Police is not a Governmental Unit
    Well, it is hardly a surprise. The Fourth Court of Appeals has affirmed the district court and found that the University of the Incarnate Word Police Department is not an “arm of the state.” It is not a government. I previously…
  • Aug 25

    800 Years of the Magna Carta

    800 Years of the Magna Carta
    I am a lawyer. I did attend law school, and in undergraduate school, I studied history. Yet, When folks say the Magna Carta inspired our Declaration of Independence, I understand that only vaguely. Well, fortunately Prof. Johnson at St.…
Rank this Week: 324

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Aug 28

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    So, above, you’ll find the cover of Marc Spector: Moon Knight #17, published way, way back in 1990. “No matter what the jury decides – the secret empire demands death!” That statement seems to suggest that the outcome…
  • Aug 27

    Abnormal Use and the Halloween CLE!

    Abnormal Use and the Halloween CLE!
    As you know, we here at Abnormal Use occasionally speak at – or even plan – CLE conferences and seminars. 2015 is no exception, and our editor, Jim Dedman, has just assembled a heckuva Halloween CLE in conjunction with the…
  • Aug 26

    New South Carolina Court of Appeals Order Affects Notice of Entry of Master-In-Equity Order

    New South Carolina Court of Appeals Order Affects Notice of Entry of Master-In-Equity Order
    Practice alert! If you litigate cases in South Carolina, you should be aware of a new court of appeals case, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Fallon Properties South Carolina, LLC, et al, No. 2015-000157 (S.C. Ct. App. August 26, 2015). This case…
Rank this Week: 65

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Georgia State University Ombuds 2015 Symposium to Focus on Forgivene

    Georgia State University Ombuds 2015 Symposium to Focus on Forgivene
    This year, the annual conflict resolution symposium hosted by the GSU Office of the Ombudsperson will explore the nature, significance, and practices of forgiveness. Ombuds Director Kelley Alexander has designed a program for the wider…
  • Aug 27

    Cal Maritime Creates Ombuds Program

    Cal Maritime Creates Ombuds Program
    The California Maritime Academy, the California State University campus in Vallejo and the only degree-granting maritime academy on the West Coast, has opened an Ombuds Program for all of its stakeholders. Cases are handled by seven…
  • Aug 27

    Internship: U.S. Department of Agriculture

    Internship: U.S. Department of Agriculture
    The USDA Office of the Ombudsperson seeks a Volunteer Intern for a two to four month position. The intern will learn about the functions of an external Organizational Ombuds office within a large federal agency and assist with outreach, data…
Rank this Week: 671

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
  • Aug 28

    Herbalife is Not Like Vemma, Unless It I

    Herbalife is Not Like Vemma, Unless It I
    In light of the recent shutdown of multi-level marketing company Vemma (following allegations that it is a pyramid scheme),there has been much discussion of Herbalife. Is it a more legitimate MLM, or is it a pyramid scheme like Vemma and…
  • Aug 27

    MLMs as Pyramid Schemes (Vemma Shut Down)

    MLMs as Pyramid Schemes (Vemma Shut Down)
    Multi-level marketing companies – – MLMs for short – – go to great lengths to distance themselves from pyramid schemes. The Direct Selling Association (a lobbying group funded by multi-level marketing companies that…
  • Aug 19

    Lifestyle Analysis in Criminal Cases: Proving Income Without Full Documentation

    Lifestyle Analysis in Criminal Cases: Proving Income Without Full Documentation
    Both civil and criminal cases often involve an element of proving or disproving income of an individual or business. It is not unusual for a divorce case to include allegations of hidden income or assets. In contract disputes alleging the…
Rank this Week: 28

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    License plate reader led police to man who killed reporter, cameraman

    License plate reader led police to man who killed reporter, cameraman
    8-28-15 Virginia: "As soon as it was entered, it came up with a positive hit." The man who authorities said infamously killed two Virginia television journalists Wednesday was tracked down by police via license plate reader…
  • Aug 26

    Lobby Guard System Not Foolproof

    Lobby Guard System Not Foolproof
    8-26-15 North Dakota: Day two of a new school year in West Fargo, and for a new security system in West Fargo Schools and already there are problems. It’s called ‘Lobby Guard’, an electronic system promising an extra layer of security…
  • Aug 25

    Deputies: Registered sex offender arrested for church service involvement

    Deputies: Registered sex offender arrested for church service involvement
    It is very likely they have state laws as to starting churches, and did he follow them? Apparently he did find someone to be Pastor, but did he know the background? Police when tipped off then setup a sting of sorts, then finding he is…
Rank this Week: 18

Chronicle of Data Protection

Chronicle of Data Protection

Covers consumer privacy, data security, HIPAA, financial privacy and EU privacy. By Hogan Lovells.

http://www.hldataprotection.com
  • Aug 28

    California Legislature Advances UAS Legislation

    California Legislature Advances UAS Legislation
    For the past several years, California’s Legislature has actively sought to regulate unmanned aerial systems, including, but not only, through privacy-related legislation.. In the 2014 session, one bill passed and was signed by Governor…
  • Aug 27

    Analysis of FTC v. Wyndham: Third Circuit Affirms FTC Authority to Regulate Data Security

    Analysis of FTC v. Wyndham: Third Circuit Affirms FTC Authority to Regulate Data Security
    On Monday, August 24, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued its opinion in FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp upholding the authority of the Federal Trade Commissionto oversee cybersecurity practices. The Wyndham case first…
  • Aug 25

    Influential OECD Report Sets Out Future Challenges for the Digital Economy

    Influential OECD Report Sets Out Future Challenges for the Digital Economy
    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published its 2015 Digital Economy Outlook ("Report"), a survey of changes and opportunities in, and challenges arising from, the digital economy. The Report identifies…
Rank this Week: 724

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

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Aug 28

    Berkshire Hathaway 50th Anniversary Symposium

    Berkshire Hathaway 50th Anniversary Symposium
    I’m honored to be giving the keynote address at the Museum of American Finance symposium on the 50th anniversary of Berkshire Hathaway under Warren Buffett on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at the Museum on Wall Street.…
  • Aug 28

    Making Contracts on Kickstarter

    Making Contracts on Kickstarter
    In 2013, Chapman Ducote, a professional race car driver, and his wife, Kristin Ducote, had an idea for a new book about the world of professional motor sports, to be called Naked Paddock. Rather than the traditional route through book…
  • Aug 27

    FAN 74.1 (First Amendment News) First Amendment Salon goes to L.A. — Chemerinsky & Volokh discuss Roberts Court & First Amendment . . . & more!

    FAN 74.1 (First Amendment News) First Amendment Salon goes to L.A. — Chemerinsky & Volokh discuss Roberts Court & First Amendment . . . & more!
    It was a remarkable late-afternoon program yesterday as the First Amendment Salon went on the road for the first time with an event held at the Los Angeles office of Davis Wright Tremaine. There was a live video feed to…
Rank this Week: 110

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Yet Another TTAB Test: Must "CLUB" Be Disclaimed for Vehicle Reservation Services?

    Yet Another TTAB Test: Must "CLUB" Be Disclaimed for Vehicle Reservation Services?
    The USPTO refused registration of the mark EMERALD CLUB for "reservation services for the rental and leasing of vehicles" (in class 39) because the applicant failed to comply with the requirement under Section 6(a) that it disclaim the word…
  • Aug 27

    Another TTAB Test: Is PURPLE HAZE for Guitar Pickups Confusable With HAZE for Amplifiers?

    Another TTAB Test: Is PURPLE HAZE for Guitar Pickups Confusable With HAZE for Amplifiers?
    The USPTO refused registration of the mark PURPLE HAZE for "electronic sound pickup for guitars and basses," finding the mark likely to cause confusion with the registered mark HAZE for "sound amplifiers." Applicant argued that consumers may…
  • Aug 26

    TTAB Test: How Would You Decide These Four Recent Appeals?

    TTAB Test: How Would You Decide These Four Recent Appeals?
    Here are four appeals that were decided on Monday, August 24th: two Section 2(d) likelihood of confusion cases, and two Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness cases. How would you decide them? [Correct answers in first comment].In re Red Whale,…
Rank this Week: 179

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 57

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Aug 28

    Tech Tips for Teams: Smart Collaboration Tool

    Tech Tips for Teams: Smart Collaboration Tool
    In Friday Five+ Tech Tips, we invite law practice management and technology experts to share their favorite tips and tricks for tackling everyday quandaries that can prevent you from keeping your practice humming along smoothly. In the end,…
  • Aug 28

    Tech Tips for Teams: Smart Collaboration Tool

    Tech Tips for Teams: Smart Collaboration Tool
    In Friday Five+ Tech Tips, we invite law practice management and technology experts to share their favorite tips and tricks for tackling everyday quandaries that can prevent you from keeping your practice humming along smoothly. In the end,…
  • Aug 27

    The Lawyer Who Liked to “One-Up”

    The Lawyer Who Liked to “One-Up”
    “I never seem to get it right enough with him,” Sara told me, as she expressed her frustrations about being on Terry's case team. “He always has to do it better than me.” I nodded. Terry was an ace litigator,…
Rank this Week: 345

The Verdict

The Verdict

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

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Iowa's New Medicaid Managing Firms are Unreliable

    Iowa's New Medicaid Managing Firms are Unreliable
    Iowa's $4.2 billion Medicaid services program is now governed by four companies with history of fraud and mismanagement.  The companies are as follows:1) Amerigroup: paid $225 million to settle charges that it engaged in fraudulent…
  • Aug 27

    Iowa's Attorney General Does Not Want Tort-Reform

    Iowa's Attorney General Does Not Want Tort-Reform
    Amgen recently settled allegations having to do with how it marketed two leading medications. The total payout was $72,000,000 of which Iowa will get $972,000. Iowa Attorney General The claims have to do with how anemia drug Aranesp and…
  • Aug 26

    Supreme Court's Ruling on Gay Marriage Sparks Huge Increase in Gay Divorce

    Supreme Court's Ruling on Gay Marriage Sparks Huge Increase in Gay Divorce
    The Supreme Court's ruling requiring every state to legalize gay marriage and recognize gay marriages that were performed in other states has the secondary result of now allowing gay divorces to proceed.  For many gay couples in the past…
Rank this Week: 114

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Aug 28

    New Private Law: Posts by Goldberg & Zipursky, Hylton

    New Private Law: Posts by Goldberg & Zipursky, Hylton
    Over at New Private Law, there are two recent torts posts: John Goldberg & Ben Zipursky discuss the duty/breach distinction in a post about a recent Second Circuit decision, Munn v. Hotchkiss. Keith Hylton jumps into the recent discussion…
  • Aug 27

    Reducing Med Mal Through Cameras in ORs?

    Reducing Med Mal Through Cameras in ORs?
    Earlier this month, I reported on a bill in Wisconsin to allow patients to have surgeries recorded. On Tuesday, The Washington Post (Tom Jackman) covered the idea in an article. A sample: Currently, re-creating what went wrong in an…
  • Aug 26

    TX: High Court Addresses Premises Liability Dutie

    TX: High Court Addresses Premises Liability Dutie
    Texas is the only state in the country that has voluntary workers' compensation; employers can subscribe to it or not as they see fit. An employee of a non-subscribing employer, Kroger, as part of his duties, was mopping up a...
Rank this Week: 92

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Aug 28

    Member benefits – insurance

    Member benefits – insurance
    As summer comes to an end, it's a great time to evaluate your current insurance coverage and consider your protection options. Your State Bar of Texas Member Discount Program has lots of convenient options and deals to help you find the right…
  • Aug 27

    Tips for Lawyers Who Want Good Result

    Tips for Lawyers Who Want Good Result
    I recently retired as the Isidor Loeb Professor at the University of Missouri School of Law, which inspired me to write My Last Lecture: More Unsolicited Advice for Future and Current Lawyers. Some of the guidance in that article is…
  • Aug 19

    Mexican-American Bar Association hosts 10th annual scholarship dinner

    Mexican-American Bar Association hosts 10th annual scholarship dinner
    The Mexican-American Bar Association of Texas Foundation will host its 10th annual scholarship dinner Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Houston. The dinner will honor members of the community who exemplify the ideals of the…
Rank this Week: 313

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    International Trademark Registration

    International Trademark Registration
    A little known fact is that U.S.-based applicants can file a Madrid application that relies on either a registration on the Principal or Supplemental register.  A Madrid application significantly lowers the costs of foreign trademark…
  • Aug 27

    No MN State Fair Photos, Pretty Please?

    No MN State Fair Photos, Pretty Please?
    Well, it is opening day at the 2015 Minnesota State Fair, it was a great day, perfect weather, thank you very much! Happy to see that Lulu’s Public House is going strong, she appears to have some new food items this year, and they look…
  • Aug 26

    Tastes Like Chicken, Not a Copyright

    Tastes Like Chicken, Not a Copyright
    A common refrain: “There must be a way to protect this idea, either by trademark or copyright.” Regrettably, in many instances, the answer is “none of the above.” Take, for example, the humble chicken…
Rank this Week: 321

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 8/28/15

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 8/28/15
    Yesterday was Women’s Equality Day. Have a listen to Martina McBride’s This One’s for the Girls while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week: Council of Nonprofits: Let’s rethink board…
  • Aug 21

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 8/21/15

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 8/21/15
    The U.S. stock market had its worst day in 18 months yesterday with worries over China identified as the catalyst for the losses.  Have a listen to Billy Bragg’s Tomorrow’s Going To Be A Better Day while perusing our…
  • Aug 20

    A Board’s Role in Hiring the Executive

    A Board’s Role in Hiring the Executive
    On Nonprofit Radio this Friday, there will be a repeat broadcast of my conversation with Tony Martignetti on the subject of the board’s role in hiring the executive. In connection with the initial broadcast, I previously posted 10…
Rank this Week: 934

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Aug 28

    Leave to extend the time to serve process.

    Leave to extend the time to serve process.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division reversed the motion court and denied that branch of plaintiff's motion for leave to extend the time within which to serve the summons and complaint.Plaintiff's supporting affidavits failed to…
  • Aug 27

    CPLR 3215 and a motion for a default judgment.

    CPLR 3215 and a motion for a default judgment.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division reversed the motion court and granted plaintiff's motion for leave to enter a judgment on the issue of liability upon defendant's failure to appear or answer the complaint.Plaintiff, in support of…
  • Aug 26

    A golf-cart injury and assumption of risk.

    A golf-cart injury and assumption of risk.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division reversed the motion court and dismissed the complaint in this action arising from plaintiff's injury when she was thrown from a golf-car in which she was a passenger.  The Appellate Division…
Rank this Week: 670

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Aug 28

    I don't like to say I told you so, but...

    I don't like to say I told you so, but...
    What I have said before comes to pass in three of the posts I wrote for Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog this week, which include:The Marriage Foundation’s figures disprove their case - The Foundation shoots…
  • Aug 24

    Concerned

    Concerned
  • Aug 21

    Fickleness and folly

    Fickleness and folly
    ...were both in evidence in my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which included the following:Further thoughts on enforcing family financial orders - With reference to The Law Society's response to…
Rank this Week: 205