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Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Credit Disability Insurance

    Credit Disability Insurance
    Duncanville insurance attorneys need to be able to discuss credit disability issues with a prospective client. A 1996, Austin Court of Appeals opinion helps to understand credit disability issues. The case is styled, American National…
  • Aug 30

    What If An Insurance Company Does A Bunch Of Things Wrong?

    What If An Insurance Company Does A Bunch Of Things Wrong?
    Arlington insurance attorneys need to be able to explain to clients what happens when an insurance company is found to do many things wrong. This is illustrated to a certain extent by a 1998 Texas Supreme Court case. The case...
  • Aug 28

    Three Times Actual Damages - How That Work

    Three Times Actual Damages - How That Work
    Insurance law attorneys in Dallas and the Fort Worth area need to be able to discuss how trebling of damages works in insurance cases. The Texarkana Court of Appeals issued a 2006 opinion that helps to understand this issue. The...
Rank this Week: 363

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Discharged ER Gall Bladder Patients Often Require Emergency Surgery

    Discharged ER Gall Bladder Patients Often Require Emergency Surgery
    Gallbladder disease is common in the U.S., and people suffering from it often find themselves in the emergency room to deal with the pain. Researchers recently concluded that a disturbing number of these patients are sent home only to return…
  • Aug 27

    FDA’s Expedited Drug Review Lets Sketchy New Drugs Slip into the Market

    FDA’s Expedited Drug Review Lets Sketchy New Drugs Slip into the Market
    In the 22 years since the FDA implemented a program for pharmaceutical companies to pay a fee to expedite market approval for their drugs, recalls for drugs have increased significantly. According to research published in the August issue of…
  • Aug 26

    Suggested Reading-- What You Should Know About Long-Term Acute Care

    Suggested Reading-- What You Should Know About Long-Term Acute Care
    Most patients who must stay in an acute care facility for an extended period do not have a rosy prognosis. And most people know very little about these specialized care centers. But thanks to an aging population, and the fact that medicine is…
Rank this Week: 839

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Aug 31

    Free to Be Stupid

    Free to Be Stupid
    You think it’s insane that Arizona allows a 9-year-old to shoot at a firing range? ABC News reports that one in Texas allows them to do so at age 6. -Leonard Pitts, Jr. So we make the leap from dumbass … Continue reading →
  • Aug 28

    On Twitter, Be Your Own Censor.

    On Twitter, Be Your Own Censor.
    When I saw this Polygon post last month, about how Twitter “gives so little attention to the now-routine harassment experienced by so many members of the service” because “it drives engagement,” I thought,…
  • Aug 26

    Texas Criminal First Amendment Action

    Texas Criminal First Amendment Action
    Here’s a survey of what’s going on in Texas with regard to the First Amendment in criminal cases: Texas Penal Code Section 33.021(b) (online solicitation by explicit communication) was held unconstitutional by the Texas Court of…
Rank this Week: 154

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Aug 31

    Listeria Recall: Smoked Prosciutto Speck

    Listeria Recall: Smoked Prosciutto Speck
    The food recall warning for Marc Angelo brand Genoa Salami issued on Aug. 6, 2014, has been updated to include an additional product. The additional product was identified during a Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety…
  • Aug 29

    At Least 18 E. coli O111 Cases in 4 States Likely Linked to Cabbage

    At Least 18 E. coli O111 Cases in 4 States Likely Linked to Cabbage
    Minnesota State health officials have identified green whole head cabbage as the likely source of an E. coli O111 outbreak that sickened 15 people in Minnesota in July. The cabbage was likely contaminated at some point prior to distribution…
  • Aug 29

    Cilantro is cause of Texas Cyclospora Outbreak

    Cilantro is cause of Texas Cyclospora Outbreak
    The Cyclospora illness outbreak being investigated by DSHS and local health departments in Texas along with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration appears to have ended. The number of new…
Rank this Week: 201

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Aug 31

    State should pay for representation and witnesses in private child dispute

    State should pay for representation and witnesses in private child dispute
    Q v Q ; Re B (a child) ; Re C (a child) [2014] EWFC 31 – 6 August 2014 –  read judgment Public funding is not generally available for litigants in private-law children cases, and no expert can now be instructed in…
  • Aug 29

    Badgers’ expectations dashed

    Badgers’ expectations dashed
    R (o.t.a. Badger Trust) v. SoS for Environment and Rural Affairs, Kenneth Parker J, Admin Ct, 29 August 2014 read judgement This blog has covered the various twists and turns, both scientific and legal, of Defra’s attempts to reduce…
  • Aug 27

    Victim of trafficking can claim compensation despite illegal entry to UK

    Victim of trafficking can claim compensation despite illegal entry to UK
    Hounga v Allen [2014] UKSC 47 – read judgment The Supreme Court has ruled that victims may in some circumstance recover damages from their traffickers. Overturning the judgment of the Court of Appeal that the illegality of the…
Rank this Week: 606

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: 952

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Aug 31

    2014 Amendments Affecting Delaware Alternative Entities and the Contractual Statute of Limitation

    2014 Amendments Affecting Delaware Alternative Entities and the Contractual Statute of Limitation
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Scott E. Waxman, founding partner in the Delaware office of K&L Gates LLP, and is based on a K&L Gates alert authored by Mr. Waxman, Eric N. Feldman, Nicholas I. Froio, Andrew…
  • Aug 30

    The SEC Whistleblower Program Year in Review

    The SEC Whistleblower Program Year in Review
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Jordan A. Thomas, partner at Labaton Sucharow LLP and former assistant director at the Securities and Exchange Commission, and is based on a Labaton Sucharow publication by Mr. Thomas and…
  • Aug 29

    Statement on Asset-Backed Securities and Credit Rating Agencie

    Statement on Asset-Backed Securities and Credit Rating Agencie
    Editor's Note: Mary Jo White is Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The following post is based on Chair White’s remarks at a recent open meeting of the SEC, available here and here. The views expressed in this post…
Rank this Week: 228

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/
  • Aug 31

    Who's Pink - Thomas Pink or Victoria's Secret?

    Who's Pink - Thomas Pink or Victoria's Secret?
    In Thomas Pink Limited v Victoria's Secret UK Ltd [2014] EWHC 2631 (Ch) (31 July 2014) Mr Justice Birss had to resolve a dispute between two well known retailers. The claimant was Thomas Pink which had started life as a specialist shirt…
  • Aug 7

    Monkey Business - copyright in a photo where the shutter is operated by an arnimal

    Monkey Business - copyright in a photo where the shutter is operated by an arnimal
    Can a monkey own copyright? Clearly not. At least not in England in at any rate for two reasons. First, a photograph is an artistic work (see s.4 (1) (a) of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 ("CDPA")) and s.1 (1) (a) makes…
  • Aug 3

    Ifejika v Ifejika - another case about design rights and contact lense

    Ifejika v Ifejika - another case about design rights and contact lense
    In Ifejika v Ifejika and another [2011] EWPCC 31 (23 Nov 2011) His Honour Judge Birss QC (as he then was) ordered among other things an inquiry (or alternatively, by implication, an account) in relation to a lens care product the design…
Rank this Week: 960

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Aug 31

    Lawyers in Bondage: Prisoners of Rock 'n' Roll.

    Lawyers in Bondage: Prisoners of Rock 'n' Roll.
    Below during the performance of "Rollin' and Tumblin'" at the May 2005 Cream reunion concerts in London, a man in his 30s or 40s dancing in the audience was briefly captured on film for about 12 seconds dancing respectfully and...
  • Aug 30

    After Labor Day, "I'm taking care of business, woman can't you see?'

    After Labor Day, "I'm taking care of business, woman can't you see?'
    I admire Scots. I think of them as useful, employable Irish people who are good with money and drunk only twice a week. Average White Band is a good example of Scots-ness. They are hard-working Baby Boomer Scots with an...
  • Aug 30

    In America, what does it mean to be educated?

    In America, what does it mean to be educated?
    Education is not about getting a job. If you think the opposite, however, consider that the "just about getting a job"' rationale may be unique to the United States as a leading developed nation. What attributes aside from specific…
Rank this Week: 97

Patentology

Patentology

News and views on patents and innovation, with a focus on Australia and New Zealand.

http://blog.patentology.com.au/
  • Aug 30

    ‘Software Patents’ – Time to End the Uncertainty!

    ‘Software Patents’ – Time to End the Uncertainty!
    Nobody – other than the most deluded fantasists among the anti-software-patents brigade – actually believes that all computer-implemented inventions are, or should be, unpatentable.  To deny patent protection to an invention…
  • Aug 24

    Australia’s Patent Application Backlog Revealed

    Australia’s Patent Application Backlog Revealed
    Earlier this month, IP Australia released a ‘report on patent backlogs, inventories and pendency’.  The cover page states that it is ‘an independent report commissioned by IP Australia’, and that ‘[f]indings…
  • Aug 23

    Rainbow Loom Patent Claims Rejected … For Now

    Rainbow Loom Patent Claims Rejected … For Now
    I recently noted a potential patent battle brewing in Australia over the popular loom band products originally developed by Malaysian-born and US-based inventor, Cheong Choon Ng, and sold under the RAINBOW LOOM brand.  Specifically, Ng…
Rank this Week: 468

Consumer Advertising Law Blog

Consumer Advertising Law Blog

Covers consumer marketing, advertising and promotional activities. By Arnold & Porter.

http://www.consumeradvertisinglawblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    California Supreme Court Limits Franchisor Liability

    California Supreme Court Limits Franchisor Liability
    In a closely watched case, the California Supreme Court provided significant protection to franchisors from liability for lawsuits based on the actions of their franchisees. In clarifying the standard for franchisor liability -- an issue that…
  • Aug 29

    FTC to App Developers: More Disclosure Needed

    FTC to App Developers: More Disclosure Needed
    For some time the FTC has been focused on mobile shopping apps and whether businesses have been providing consumers with enough information about those apps. We have previously blogged about the FTC’s concerns about mobile payment…
  • Aug 13

    Red Bull Settles False Advertising Suit

    Red Bull Settles False Advertising Suit
    We know what you’re thinking, and no, this has nothing to do with Red Bull giving you wings. Last week, Red Bull reached a proposed settlement of a suit alleging that the company falsely claimed in its advertisements that Red...
Rank this Week: 420

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law…

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law Blog

Covers the impact of relationship laws on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://lgbtlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    SBS Insight Tuesday night about surrogacy

    SBS Insight Tuesday night about surrogacy
    On Tuesday night I am part of a panel discussion on SBS Insight about surrogacy. The discussion demonstrates the joys and difficulties of undertaking surrogacy. One of the couples featured is a gay couple, Michael and Jared, who have a…
  • Aug 18

    How LGBTIQ people fare in the Family Law Court

    How LGBTIQ people fare in the Family Law Court
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  • Aug 14

    Thai requirement

    Thai requirement
    Thai authorities have prevented Aussie IP's from leaving Bangkok today with their kids. There is a requirement to obtain approval from a Thai Family and Juvenile Court to remove the child first. This is a new requirement. It should be…
Rank this Week: 760

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Aug 30

    Anesthesiology in a World Without a Civil Justice System—Part 4

    Anesthesiology in a World Without a Civil Justice System—Part 4
    The American Association of Justice (AAJ) recently released an article discussing what the country would be like without a civil justice system. In honor of that work we have been addressing various parts of the medical field and how patients…
  • Aug 25

    FDA Warns Patients About Uterine Fibroid Treatment Procedure

    FDA Warns Patients About Uterine Fibroid Treatment Procedure
    Usually when we think about the risks of surgery, we think about direct risks like surgical error or medical malpractice resulting in postoperative infections or complications. Unfortunately, that is not the only kind of risk one needs to…
  • Aug 22

    Judge Blocks FDA's Attempt to Make Generic Version of Sedative Precedex Available

    Judge Blocks FDA's Attempt to Make Generic Version of Sedative Precedex Available
    Reuters reports that a federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order against the FDA which prevents it from allowing the sale of generic versions of a sedative called Precedex. Precedex is manufactured by a drug company called…
Rank this Week: 388

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Aug 30

    Proposed FRCP Amendments Aim to Shorten Deadline

    Proposed FRCP Amendments Aim to Shorten Deadline
    Continuing my ongoing review of the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure currently pending before the Judicial Conference of the United States, I move on to one of the changes proposed to Rule 16: the shortening by...
  • Aug 26

    A Review of the Proposed Change to FRCP 4(m)

    A Review of the Proposed Change to FRCP 4(m)
    In my intended continuing series reviewing the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure currently pending before the Judicial Conference of the United States, I move on to Rule 4(m). For background, see my earlier post…
  • Aug 25

    Breaking News: Burger King to Move to Canada?!?!

    Breaking News: Burger King to Move to Canada?!?!
    The New York Times reports that Burger King is in talks to buy Tim Hortons and move its headquarters to Canada. Will civil procedure ever be the same? Start drafting those new choice-of-law clauses now! RJE
Rank this Week: 835

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    Have Desperate And Ethically Questionable But Possibly Jewish Lawyers Fight For Your Case Now!

    Have Desperate And Ethically Questionable But Possibly Jewish Lawyers Fight For Your Case Now!
    I often brag to my tech-savvy friends, “I have a Twitter.” I’m actually not kidding. It’s the place to find out what I have for dinner once or twice a year or to click through to my new blog posts if you don’t…
  • Aug 22

    Guilty Until Proven…

    Guilty Until Proven&hellip;
    Oh, who am I kidding? They aren’t even going to let you prove yourself not guilty. Not before it’s too late, at least. I’m talking about the Town of Gilbert again, and this time it isn’t your car or your money that…
  • Aug 12

    Save The Lawyers!

    Save The Lawyers!
    It seems that news about LegalZoom’s various legal battles has popped up every few months for the last few years. One state will decide that the online service, which is intended to help people create their own legal documents, is…
Rank this Week: 155

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar & Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Two Pedestrians Injured In South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash

    Two Pedestrians Injured In South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash
    Two men were injured, one critically, in a South Los Angeles hit-and-run crash. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Daily News, the victims were struck in the 7900 block of South Western Avenue early morning on August 27, 2014.…
  • Aug 29

    Motorcycle Accident In Orange County Causes Serious Injurie

    Motorcycle Accident In Orange County Causes Serious Injurie
    A 24-year-old man was seriously injured in an Orange County motorcycle accident after a head-on crash. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred the night of August 27, 2014 on Santiago…
  • Aug 22

    Ten Injured after Car Crashes into Los Angeles Area Restaurant

    Ten Injured after Car Crashes into Los Angeles Area Restaurant
    Ten people were injured, one critically, after a vehicle crashed into a Little Caesars pizza restaurant in Pacoima the evening of August 18, 2014. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the incident occurred at the 12700 block of Van…
Rank this Week: 49

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

Offers legal resources for victims of workplace bullying, mobbing and workplace abuse and for employers who are interested in having a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • Aug 30

    EEOC Defers to ‘Lord High Executioner’

    EEOC Defers to ‘Lord High Executioner’
    For those of us who care about workplace abuse, these are trying times. A federal court judge in Hawaii has forced the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to publically apologize for announcing last June that a settlement was…
  • Aug 9

    Judge Says College Athletes Have Right

    Judge Says College Athletes Have Right
    The failure to compensate big school college athletes has always been about worker fairness and, arguably,  race discrimination. Now a federal judge has cut through the propaganda by ruling that the National Collegiate Athletic…
  • Jul 15

    Pregnant Workers Entitled to Reasonable Accommodation

    Pregnant Workers Entitled to Reasonable Accommodation
    The EEOC has issued an enforcement guidance that makes it clear that an employer must make reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers who experience a medical need for a temporary change at work. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978…
Rank this Week: 522

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Aug 30

    Holy law school fail, Batman! Suffolk offers to buy out its whole law faculty

    Holy law school fail, Batman! Suffolk offers to buy out its whole law faculty
    From the Boston Globe: Suffolk University Wednesday abruptly replaced president James McCarthy with a year remaining on his contract, and tapped a veteran educator with a reputation for turning... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Aug 28

    Bella. Looking good.

    Bella. Looking good.
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  • Aug 28

    10 Things Every College Professor Hate

    10 Things Every College Professor Hate
    Tip of the day: law professors hate these things too. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 130

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense…

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law news and cases. By Marcia G. Shein.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment
    When you are facing criminal charges of any kind, whether at the federal or state level, you are supposed to enjoy a presumption of innocence. That's the ideal. In reality, a person can suffer negative consequences of presumed guilt even...
  • Aug 21

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue
    Regardless of the organization that an officer represents, there are proper police procedures that must be followed. That is true even in arrests by officers of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the FBI or other government agencies.…
  • Aug 15

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge
    Claims under Georgia&rsquo;s Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act aren&rsquo;t usually associated with public school educators. Organized criminals, or mobsters as they might be depicted in Hollywood films, might be…
Rank this Week: 592

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Salmonella Test Prompts Parmesan Recall

    Salmonella Test Prompts Parmesan Recall
    4C Foods Corp. is recalling its 6-oz. glass jars of “4C Grated Cheese HomeStyle Parmesan”, UPC 0-41387-32790-8 with code dates BEST BY JUL 21 2016 and JUL 22 2016 due... Continue Reading
  • Aug 30

    Cilantro Cyclospora Outbreak in 19 States Impacting Over 300

    Cilantro Cyclospora Outbreak in 19 States Impacting Over 300
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Texas officials have been investigating an outbreak of Cyclospora infections in the... Continue Reading
  • Aug 30

    When Food Kills – CNN Covers Salmonella Peanut Butter Trial

    When Food Kills – CNN Covers Salmonella Peanut Butter Trial
    CNN’s Moni Basu is reporting from the trial of former executives of the now defunct Peanut Corporation of America – “Peanut butter killed his mom; now son watches company brass... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 25

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Aug 30

    Thurgood Marshall and Legal History

    Thurgood Marshall and Legal History
    The BLS Library recently added to its collection Thurgood Marshall: Race, Rights, and the Struggle for a More Perfect Union by Charles L. Zelden (Call #KF8745.M34 Z45 2013). This 232 page biography, accompanied by primary sources that present…
  • Aug 29

    Mulligan on US Constitution Translation

    Mulligan on US Constitution Translation
    Brooklyn Law School Assistant Professor of Law Christina Mulligan, who recently joined the faculty of the Law School where she will be teaching Internet Law, Cybercrime, and Intellectual Property, has co-authored an interesting new article.…
  • Aug 22

    Is your textbook on order? We can help!

    Is your textbook on order? We can help!
    As the fall semester is upon us, many students are scrambling to purchase text books for class. As a courtesy, the library purchased one copy of each required textbook. The books are located on course reserve behind the circulation desk. You…
Rank this Week: 891

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
Rank this Week: 585

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    Excessive Delegation in the Judicial Appointments Bill?

    Excessive Delegation in the Judicial Appointments Bill?
    We bring you a guest post from Aradhya Sethia, a very bright third year student of the National Law School, Bangalore.The Vice of Excessive Delegation in the NJAC Bill, 2014: The Devil is in DetailsThe reforms on judicial appointment in India…
  • Aug 20

    Questioning the National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, 2014 -- Guest Post by Smaran Shetty

    Questioning the National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, 2014 -- Guest Post by Smaran Shetty
    With the passage of the 121stConstitutional Amendment Bill and the attendant National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, the collegium system of appointments, now 21 years in the making, is sought to be replaced by the newly created…
  • Aug 14

    New Law Commission Report on Delays, Arrears, and Adequate Judge Strength

    New Law Commission Report on Delays, Arrears, and Adequate Judge Strength
    The Law Commission has come out with its 245th Report, titled "Arrears and Backlog: Creating Additional Judicial (Wo)manpower." The Report largely reflects the submissions made by the Law Commission to the Supreme Court as per the Court's…
Rank this Week: 160

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • Aug 30

    IRS APPLIES 20TH CENTURY ANALYSIS TO 21ST CENTURY SOCIAL ORGANIZATION

    IRS APPLIES 20TH CENTURY ANALYSIS TO 21ST CENTURY SOCIAL ORGANIZATION
    Code §501(c)(7) provides an exemption from federal income tax for clubs organized substantially for pleasure, recreation, and other nonprofitable purposes if no part its net earnings inures to the benefit of a private shareholder. Thus,…
  • Aug 28

    TIME LIMITATIONS ON RECEIVING LATE PROOF OF FOREIGN STATUS FOR PORTFOLIO INTEREST EXEMPTION PAYMENTS

    TIME LIMITATIONS ON RECEIVING LATE PROOF OF FOREIGN STATUS FOR PORTFOLIO INTEREST EXEMPTION PAYMENTS
    Code Section 871(h) provides non-U.S. persons with a valuable exemption from U.S. income taxes on interest paid on registered U.S. obligations, commonly referred to as the portfolio interest exemption. Before a payor is authorized to make an…
  • Aug 24

    PERSONAL GOODWILL OF EMPLOYEE REDUCES ESTATE TAX VALUE OF CORPORATE STOCK

    PERSONAL GOODWILL OF EMPLOYEE REDUCES ESTATE TAX VALUE OF CORPORATE STOCK
    The question of “personal goodwill” often comes up in sales of corporate assets. When a business is sold, the shareholder will often seek to sell his or her “personal goodwill” in the business separately from the…
Rank this Week: 756

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • Aug 30

    Judicial wear

    Judicial wear
  • Aug 29

    Summer silly season coming to an end in triumph!

    Summer silly season coming to an end in triumph!
    Solicitor-advocate hits back at judge’s ‘Harry Potter’ criticism   I just have to quote the article in full…. Lancashire solicitor-advocate has hit back at what he describes as judicial bias against…
  • Aug 28

    The Times we live in…. bring back hanging? Dear gawd….. whatever next?

    The Times we live in…. bring back hanging? Dear gawd….. whatever next?
    #Hackgate continues with coverage of possible computer hacking in the papers this morning.  Yesterday Christopher Jefferies, the man ‘monstered’ in some tabloids as the suspect in the Yates murder, has…
Rank this Week: 89

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Aug 30

    Who “Disappears”?

    Who “Disappears”?
    On the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearance, it is not enough to just highlight names and stories. These four cases show why -- and how -- people must speak out in the face of silence.
  • Aug 29

    Three Steps to Achieve a Lasting Peace in Israel and Gaza

    Three Steps to Achieve a Lasting Peace in Israel and Gaza
    The truce between Israel and the Palestinians will be meaningless if it is not built solidly upon three basic human rights.
  • Aug 21

    Syria is a Dangerous Place for Journalists – But Here’s Why We Need Them There

    Syria is a Dangerous Place for Journalists – But Here’s Why We Need Them There
    News organizations have pulled back their reporters, and those that remain are being more cautious in their travels. But the consequences are significant.
Rank this Week: 22

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    How to Determine Personal Injury Claim Worth

    How to Determine Personal Injury Claim Worth
    When you’ve experienced an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be entitled to compensation for the injuries you sustained and any damage to your property. You should always consult with an experienced attorney for details on…
  • Aug 29

    Was Your Florida Car Crash Injury Caused by a Defective Airbag?

    Was Your Florida Car Crash Injury Caused by a Defective Airbag?
    If you are in a Florida car crash, an airbag could save your life. But what if that airbag is defective and deploys unsafely or doesn’t inflate at all? Automobile airbags are designed to work like this: When there is a moderate to…
  • Aug 25

    4 Things You Need to Do After a Ft Lauderdale Car Accident

    4 Things You Need to Do After a Ft Lauderdale Car Accident
    There will always be an extreme amount of confusion and chaos after you’ve been in an auto accident, especially if you were injured in the collision. However, once you’re able to gain your sense, you need to do everything you can…
Rank this Week: 484

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers,…

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. Blog

Covers safety and personal injury news.

http://harrispersonalinjury.com/blog/
  • Aug 29

    DOT’s Free Online Search Tool for Recall

    DOT’s Free Online Search Tool for Recall
    DOT’s Free Online Search Tool for Recalls The Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently issued a press release about regarding the DOT’s new, free,…
  • Aug 28

    Injury-Causing Crash Involving 18-Wheeler in Santa Barbara

    Injury-Causing Crash Involving 18-Wheeler in Santa Barbara
    Injury-Causing Crash Involving 18-Wheeler in Santa Barbara On Thursday afternoon, a crash involving two cars and a semi truck sent at least two people to the hospital. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened…
  • Aug 28

    Three Killed and Five Injured in Oceanside Crash

    Three Killed and Five Injured in Oceanside Crash
    Three Killed and Five Injured in Oceanside Crash On Thursday night, a one-vehicle crash in Oceanside took the lives of three Palomar College students. Five other passengers were also taken to area hospitals to be treated for injuries.…
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E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Applebees Popular with Cabbage and E. coli

    Applebees Popular with Cabbage and E. coli
    Minnesota State health officials have identified green whole head cabbage as the likely source of an E. coli O111 outbreak that sickened 15 people in Minnesota in July.  The cabbage... Continue Reading
  • Aug 15

    MA Whole Foods Recalls E. coli Tainted Beef

    MA Whole Foods Recalls E. coli Tainted Beef
    Whole Foods Market locations, South Weymouth, Mass. and Newton, Mass., are recalling 368 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food... Continue…
  • Jul 31

    Raw Milk Cheese Recalled Over E. coli O111:H8 Test

    Raw Milk Cheese Recalled Over E. coli O111:H8 Test
    SW Wisc Dairy Goat Products Coop of Mt Sterling, Wisc is recalling Raw Milk Mild Cheddar Cheese Lot Code 103-114 because it may be contaminated with Shiga toxin producing Escherichia... Continue Reading
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PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Aug 29

    Video Chutzpah, defined

    Video Chutzpah, defined
    Stories have begun circulating about an incident in Minneapolis in January, in which officers seemed to escalate a situation in which a man was sitting in a restricted area near a public space, then used a TASER when he refused to give his…
  • Aug 29

    Substantial Similarity and Music

    Substantial Similarity and Music
    From Guest Irina Manta. For those interested in more scholarship on the topic of substantial similarity in copyright law, Carys J. Craig and Guillaume Laroche (York University-Osgoode Hall Law School) recently posted a piece entitled Out of…
  • Aug 29

    Another SCOTUS counter-factual: Justice Posner?

    Another SCOTUS counter-factual: Justice Posner?
    Many sites are talking about Wednesday's Seventh Circuit arguments in challenges to same-sex marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin. Judge Posner was in rare form in shredding the states' arguments in support of the bans, particularly in the…
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Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Upcoming NIST Workshop to Focus on Draft Privacy Engineering Concept

    Upcoming NIST Workshop to Focus on Draft Privacy Engineering Concept
    On September 15-16, 2014, the National Institute of Standards and Technology will sponsor a workshop to further its privacy engineering initiative. The workshop will focus on developing draft privacy engineering definitions and concepts that…
  • Aug 28

    California Lawmakers Pass Bill to Amend State’s Breach Notification Law

    California Lawmakers Pass Bill to Amend State’s Breach Notification Law
    At the end of August, a bill amending California's breach notification law passed and was sent to Governor Jerry Brown for signature. The revised law would extend certain obligations to safeguard personal information to entities that…
  • Aug 27

    Germany Issues Revised Draft Cybersecurity Law

    Germany Issues Revised Draft Cybersecurity Law
    On August 19, 2014, the German Federal Ministry of the Interior published a revised draft cybersecurity law. The Draft Law is intended to serve as a cornerstone of Germany's recently-announced digital agenda.
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Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    South Dakota As a Test Case: How DUI Laws Are Changing Across the Country

    South Dakota As a Test Case: How DUI Laws Are Changing Across the Country
    Conscientious drivers often believe they know everything there is to know about avoiding a Los Angeles DUI. However, changing California DUI laws sometimes make understanding and compliance seem like a moving target. The same is true in South…
  • Aug 27

    Will Robot Drivers Solve the Problem of Los Angeles DUI?

    Will Robot Drivers Solve the Problem of Los Angeles DUI?
    The problem of Los Angeles DUI, on some level, seems intractable. After all, even if we collectively could reduce DUI incidences as low as possible, we’re never going to eliminate the problem completely. Even the very definition of the…
  • Aug 25

    Chief Keef Skips DUI Hearing, Faces Harsh Consequence

    Chief Keef Skips DUI Hearing, Faces Harsh Consequence
    Attending a Los Angeles DUI hearing is a stressful and sometimes frightening prospect. However, facing the hearing officer is a better idea than avoiding the situation altogether. Rapper Chief Keef is currently learning this lesson the hard…
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SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Kolon Industries, Incorporated v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company 14-77 Issue: Whether, under 28 U.S.C. § 455(b), the federal recusal statute, a federal judge is relieved of his mandatory…
  • Aug 29

    Last of first-round same-sex marriage cases is in

    Last of first-round same-sex marriage cases is in
    The last in the first round of new same-sex marriage cases to reach the Supreme Court — an appeal by a county clerk in Virginia — was filed on Friday, and it offered the Court a variety of options for confronting the…
  • Aug 28

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Bonner v. City of Brighton, Michigan 14-63 Issue: (1) Whether certiorari should be granted to resolve the conflicting decisions between the Michigan Supreme Court and other states’ courts as to…
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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
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Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    No Criminal Charges For Deputy Who Struck Bicyclist

    No Criminal Charges For Deputy Who Struck Bicyclist
    A Los Angeles Sheriff's Department deputy who fatally struck bicyclist Milton Olin will not face criminal charges in connection with the incident, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office has determined. According to a KTLA news…
  • Aug 26

    Woman Fatally Injured in North Hollywood Pedestrian Accident

    Woman Fatally Injured in North Hollywood Pedestrian Accident
    Ki Mun, 77, was struck and killed by a vehicle the evening of August 22, 2014 in North Hollywood. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the fatal Los Angeles pedestrian accident occurred at the intersection of Kittridge Street…
  • Aug 22

    Fullerton Hit & Run Crash Proves Fatal

    Fullerton Hit &amp; Run Crash Proves Fatal
    Marc Borgfield, 49, was injured in a hit-and-run crash in Fullerton the night of August 18, 2014. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the fatal hit-and-run crash occurred in the 2600 block of West Orangethorpe…
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Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • Aug 29

    Judge: Texas Not Properly Financing Public School

    Judge: Texas Not Properly Financing Public School
    Just recently, a state judge made a ruling saying that Texas is still not properly funding public schools, after legislators in 2013 restored over $3 billion in spending cuts. John Dietz, an Austin state judge and a Democrat, said the Texas…
  • Aug 29

    Bank of America Settlement Comes with $30M Legal Aid

    Bank of America Settlement Comes with $30M Legal Aid
    Bank of America’s $16.65 billion deal in the previous week has been a profitable one for law firms suggesting the financial institution on government allegations that it sold false mortgage securities until the 2008 financial crisis. In the…
  • Aug 25

    Perry’s Attorneys Making a Move to Dismiss Indictment

    Perry’s Attorneys Making a Move to Dismiss Indictment
    Attorneys for Governor Rick Perry made a move to shoot down felony charges made against him early this week, saying that prosecuting him on abuse of power claims is unconditional. In a multi-page brief, attorneys of the governor said the…
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Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Aug 29

    Authors Needed! Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court

    Authors Needed! Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court
    The U.S. Feminist Judgments Project seeks contributors of revised opinions and commentary for an edited collection entitled Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court. This edited volume is a collaborative…
  • Aug 28

    Supreme Court Review and Preview

    Supreme Court Review and Preview
    The John Marshall Law School will hold a U.S. Supreme Court Review and Preview Program from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 19, 2014. The law school is located at 315 S. Plymouth Court in Chicago. (mew) Related articles...
  • Aug 25

    Coleen Barger named distinguished professor

    Coleen Barger named distinguished professor
    Coleen Barger has been named Ben J. Altheimer Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Among her many contributions to the legal writing field, she is a co-author of the ALWD Citation Guide and is...
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Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
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Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 29

    Prenuptial Mediation as First Step in Marriage

    Prenuptial Mediation as First Step in Marriage
    Mediating prenuptial agreements can also be seen as a form of marriage mediation. In marriage mediation, a couple meets with a trained mediator that helps them identify problem areas in their marriage and the best way to move past these…
  • Aug 28

    Determining Spousal Support in California

    Determining Spousal Support in California
    In a divorce settlement, the issue of spousal support will be addressed by the lawyers working on the case. Spousal support includes monthly payments made by one spouse to another in order to assist the other spouse in their pursuit to become…
  • Aug 27

    Parental Gatekeeping & Child Custody

    Parental Gatekeeping &amp; Child Custody
    Parental gatekeeping is when one parent restricts the relationship between the other parent and a child. This is done through limiting communication or contact with the child. Sometimes, parental gatekeeping can be a way to keep a child out…
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Law Practice Management

Law Practice Management

Covers disaster planning, law practice management, insurance, marketing and security. By Freedman Consulting.

http://pa-lawpracticemanagement.com/
  • Aug 29

    Job Opening – Senior Associate in Estate Admin & Probate

    Job Opening &ndash; Senior Associate in Estate Admin &amp; Probate
    Job opportunity! Wolf, Baldwin, a busy, 8 attorney law firm in Pottstown, Montgomery County (additional offices in Reading and West Chester) seeks a senior associate with significant experience in estate administration and probate to manage…
  • Aug 29

    Job opening – Executive Director

    Job opening – Executive Director
    The Lycoming Law Association has a job opening.  They are looking for a part-time Executive Director to provide professional management for this organization and its 200 plus members. As such, familiarity with lawyers and law offices,…
  • Jul 31

    The Latest Fraudulent Bank Check Scam

    The Latest Fraudulent Bank Check Scam
    You are probably wondering why the scam artists keep coming up with new ways to try to rip you off.  It’s because they are well paid to do it by uninformed people who take their bait, including attorneys throughout the U.S. …
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Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers various accident and injury accident topics. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.seattlecaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Driver who was texting charged in Route 410 bicycle accident

    Driver who was texting charged in Route 410 bicycle accident
    The Washington State patrol says that texting and alcohol were factors when a pickup truck driver struck a bicyclist on State Route 410 near 166th around 10pm on Thursday. The pickup truck driver faces vehicular assault charges. Washington…
  • Jul 24

    Man injured in road rage incident

    Man injured in road rage incident
    The Associated Press published a story of a Florida man who suffered a broken hand and foot when he was struck by his own truck in what might have been just deserts after it appears that the man was involved in an act of road rage. Joseph…
  • Jul 22

    Preventing accidental hot car death

    Preventing accidental hot car death
    So far this year, there have been 17 children who have died after being left in a hot car. The problem has awareness ever since the death of 22-month-old Cooper Harris and his father's subsequent arrest. According to KidsandCars.org, 670…
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Perey Law Group Blog

Perey Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal topics.

http://www.pereylaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 29

    Pool Chemicals and Your Health

    Pool Chemicals and Your Health
    As we enter Labor Day weekend, it’s probably the last time many of us will use our swimming pools for the year. It’s important that we keep safety in the front of our minds. Of course, we mean the safety … Continue reading…
  • Aug 27

    CDC Says Northwest E. Coli Outbreak is Over

    CDC Says Northwest E. Coli Outbreak is Over
    Washington health foodies can rest a little easier — the sprouts on your sandwich are now E. coli-free, according to the federal government. Back in May, reports cropped up in Washington of E. coli poisoning from raw clover sprouts…
  • Aug 14

    Perey Law Group Files Lawsuit Against Sheriff’s Deputy and His Daughter After Crash

    Perey Law Group Files Lawsuit Against Sheriff’s Deputy and His Daughter After Crash
    The Perey Law Group filed a lawsuit today against a 22-year-old woman who seriously injured a man last November when she drove the wrong way on I-5. The driver, Vallen Brewer, was intoxicated and talking via Bluetooth at the time. ……
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The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Grow Your Email List for Free in 5 Simple Step

    Grow Your Email List for Free in 5 Simple Step
    Lots of law firms struggle with compiling and maintaining a robust email marketing list, and they really struggle with how to keep adding qualified names to help them build a better list.  If you are recognizing yourself as you read…
  • Aug 28

    Why Mobile is a Must for PI and Criminal Defense Attorney

    Why Mobile is a Must for PI and Criminal Defense Attorney
    Last November, something momentous happened in the world of marketing and you may not have even noticed: mobile platforms surpassed desktop computers in terms of where consumers access online content. According to digital research firm…
  • Aug 27

    5 Great Ideas That Answer the Question: What Do I Write on My Law Firm Blog?

    5 Great Ideas That Answer the Question: What Do I Write on My Law Firm Blog?
    Former practicing attorney Larry Bodine, the law blog guru at LarryBodine.com, knows firsthand the struggles many attorneys face when trying to consistently create great content for their blog posts. LawMarketing.com Editor Cindy Greenway…
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Child Safety Blog

Child Safety Blog

Covers building safety, cars, health insurance, legislation, medical malpractice, mental health, product liability, and vaccines. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.childprotectionblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Worrisome Trend: Sunscreen Use Declines Among Teen

    Worrisome Trend: Sunscreen Use Declines Among Teen
    Although the rate of some cancers has declined in recent years, melanoma — the most serious form of skin cancer — is not among them. The situation is more troubling with the news of a new study that fewer teenagers are using…
  • Aug 22

    Why “Go Out and Play” Is Good Advice to Build Healthy Brain

    Why “Go Out and Play” Is Good Advice to Build Healthy Brain
    As families start to wind down summer activities and gear up for the return to school, new research may help parents realize that recess can be as important to a child’s brain development as time in the classroom. Studies discussed in…
  • Aug 15

    All-Terrain Vehicles Are Not Toy

    All-Terrain Vehicles Are Not Toy
    Here’s a “Say what?” statistic that should give parents pause: More than half of all teens who have driven an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) have been involved in an accident. So says research recently published in the Annals of…
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Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Paint Strippers Named as Major Health Risk by EPA

    Paint Strippers Named as Major Health Risk by EPA
    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released official evaluations of three chemicals found widely in household products. One chemical in particular, which is used in paint stripping products, was especially condemned. The…
  • Aug 27

    Chicago Officials Use Twitter to Tracks Foodborne Illne

    Chicago Officials Use Twitter to Tracks Foodborne Illne
    It seems like every day there is a new recall issued for some type of food contamination - salmonella, E.coli, listeria or other risks of public health. Although the FDA and USDA are trying to ramp up their inspection and enforcement…
  • Aug 25

    Millions of Bean Bags Recalled after Child Death

    Millions of Bean Bags Recalled after Child Death
    More than 2.2 million bean bags made by Ace Bayou Corp. are being recalled after two children suffocated to death inside of them. The bean bags, which come in various shapes, colors, fabrics and sizes, were sold at popular stores such as…
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